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Event: Syn 509 - Cabrera vs Wayne II     
Date:   Mar 03, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Lil Wayne. Cabrera kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Security! Mean muggin Helix is about to assault the whole opposing camp!. Wayne has chosen Back Up In Yo Ass With The Resurrection as his entrance music. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

169 cm
32
158 lbs
30 - 11 - 1
168 cm
35
154 lbs
46 - 8 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Bullet Proof System
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)

Bullet Proof System
KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 30 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 46 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Lil Wayne!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Chris Edwards and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Wayne moves into range and connects with a jab.
Cabrera fails in his attempt to clinch.
Cabrera scores with a head kick.
Cabrera swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Wayne.
Nice shot lands for Wayne.
Cabrera keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Wayne 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 Cabrera has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Cabrera and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Wayne checks the leg kick nicely there.
Wayne thows a leg kick but Cabrera checks it
and Cabrera counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jab from Cabrera.
Wayne moves out of range of the strikes.
Cabrera takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A telegraphed right hand from Wayne misses the target.
Wayne throws an overhand right that lands on Cabrera's shoulder, as Cabrera tries to avoid the shot.
Wayne takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Cabrera misses with an uppercut. Wayne saw that one coming.
Wayne 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.
Cabrera wants to land a leg kick but Wayne is out of range.
Wayne with a hook.
Cabrera drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
A leg kick checked by Cabrera.
Wayne throws a jab but it's blocked by Cabrera.
Cabrera appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera takes one to the side of the head.
Lil Wayne seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Wayne throws a hook but Cabrera avoids it easily.
Wayne fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Cabrera has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Cabrera throws a big shot that misses.
Wayne looks to score with a jab to the body but Cabrera is just out of range.
Cabrera shoots in and drives through. Wayne sprawls well.
Wayne looks for the body kick but Cabrera saw that one coming.
Cabrera will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Wayne lands with a thumping leg kick.
Cabrera moves out of range as Wayne throws a body kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Wayne.
Cabrera throws a poor cross that misses
and Wayne connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Wayne goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Cabrera gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Wayne counters with a stiff right hand.
Cabrera uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Wayne.
Wayne scores with a jab to the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cabrera catches Wayne with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
A left lands for Cabrera.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Wayne.
Wayne uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Cabrera.
Cabrera misses with a body kick.
Wayne appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Wayne moves out of range as Cabrera throws a body kick.
Wayne lands a nice looking body shot.
Lil Wayne is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Wayne fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Cabrera.
Wayne finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Cabrera avoids the body shot from Wayne.
Cabrera throws the left hand but Wayne avoids the punch easily.
Cabrera tries to clinch up.
Wayne connects with an inside leg kick.
Wayne is looking to score with low kicks.
Wayne misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cabrera.
Cabrera will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Wayne only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Wayne moves into range and connects with a jab.
Wayne ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wayne connects with a single shot there.
Cabrera dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

Cabrera clinches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Cabrera.
Cabrera can't find room to land a body shot as Wayne controls the action.
Wayne pushes Cabrera back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Cabrera prevents a body shot from Wayne.
Cabrera blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Wayne tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Cabrera's elbow.
A short left from Cabrera.
Cabrera tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Cabrera lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Wayne misses with a punch to the body.
A hook to the body from Wayne.
The referee calls for Wayne to work.
Cabrera can't find room to land a body shot as Wayne controls the action.
Cabrera has a couple of punches blocked by Wayne.
Cabrera blocks a body shot from Wayne.
Wayne throws a punch but it's blocked by Cabrera.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cabrera misses with a short punch on the inside.
Cabrera being controlled against the cage.
Wayne goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Cabrera decides to pull guard.
Cabrera has Wayne pulled in close to control his posture.
Cabrera trying to keep a closed guard but Wayne is proving a slippery customer.
Wayne is pushing down on Cabrera's leg trying to pass to half guard. Cabrera is fighting to maintain full guard but Wayne has managed to sneak the leg through.
Cabrera is trying to get back to full guard.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Wayne passes to full mount!
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Cabrera is in all sorts of trouble here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A shot to the liver by Wayne. Beautiful body shot.
Cabrera tries to land a leg kick but Wayne saw it coming and moves away.
Wayne goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Wayne wants to slow Cabrera down by chopping away at his legs.
Cabrera looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Nice jab there from Wayne.
Cabrera misses with a wild body shot.
Cabrera cracks Wayne with an open hand slap.
Cabrera moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Wayne blocks a jab.
Cabrera tries to land a leg kick but Wayne saw it coming and moves away.
Wayne misses with a leg kick.
Wayne throws a leg kick but Cabrera checks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wayne punishes Cabrera's body with a nice straight punch.
Cabrera fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Wayne looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
The fight stays on the outside here - Cabrera looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Cabrera lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera throws the kick towards the body but Wayne avoids it.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Wayne checks it.
Wayne throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
A big right from Wayne misses.
Cabrera tries to counter with a takedown but Wayne is quick to defend against it.
A big right from Wayne misses.
Wayne ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Wayne.
Wayne connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Wayne uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Cabrera.
Nice shot lands for Cabrera.
Wayne is looking to chop away at Cabrera's legs.
Cabrera drops down looking for a counter takedown but Wayne sprawls and moves away.
A big left from Cabrera misses.
Wayne misses with a wild body shot.
Wayne fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cabrera manages to avoid it.
Wayne throws a nice outside leg kick.
Lil Wayne seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Cabrera connects with a jab.
Nice defenses there by Wayne.
Wayne on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Cabrera. Cabrera obviously looking to wear him down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Wayne lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
A head kick misses from Cabrera.
Some bone on bone action there as Wayne checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Nice straight punches there by Wayne. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Wayne.
Cabrera fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Wayne 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.
Cabrera looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Wayne throws a nice inside leg kick.
Wayne ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cabrera moves away.
Cabrera jabs Wayne right on the nose. Wayne blinks but takes it well.
Wayne has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Wayne looks to land a right hand but Cabrera moved out of range.
Wayne misses with an uppercut. Cabrera saw that one coming.
Wayne goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from Wayne.
Wayne connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Cabrera walks into a straight right hand from Wayne.
Cabrera feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Wayne's calf.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wayne takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Wayne keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Wayne throws out a counter right but Cabrera avoids it with no problem.
Good work by Wayne as he checks the leg kick.
Cabrera with a jab.
Wayne loads up on a big right hand but Cabrera slips the punch.
Wayne dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Cabrera slips a straight right by Wayne.
Cabrera misses with a body shot.
Wayne with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Wayne fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Cabrera is out of range.
Cabrera digs a good hook to Wayne's body.
Wayne throws a half hearted mid kick.
Cabrera digs a good body shot into Wayne's ribs.
Cabrera throws a body kick that misses.
Cabrera misses with a straight right.
Cabrera misses with a leg kick.
Cabrera misses the jab.
Cabrera missing with a left hand there. Wayne was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from Wayne.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nice shot lands for Cabrera.
Cabrera misses with a low kick.
Cabrera on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Wayne. Wayne obviously looking to wear him down.
Nice shot lands for Cabrera.
A leg kick checked by Wayne.
Wayne throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Cabrera sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Cabrera lands a nice hook to Wayne's body. Wayne takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Wayne connects with a solid leg kick.
Wayne throws a lazy right hand but Cabrera sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Wayne fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Cabrera looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Wayne is fending him off so far but Cabrera persists. Nope, Wayne circles away and we're back to standing.
Cabrera's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Wayne connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Cabrera scrambles back to his feet.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Cabrera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Wayne throws out a counter right but Cabrera avoids it with no problem.
Wayne misses with a body punch
and Cabrera makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Wayne cracks Cabrera with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Wayne throws a wild body kick that Cabrera sees coming a mile off.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Wayne connects with a leg kick. Cabrera looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Wayne keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Wayne connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Wayne uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a hook but Wayne blocks it.
Wayne flicks out a counter leg kick but Cabrera steps away.
Wayne lands a nice leg kick that just misses Cabrera's sensitive parts.
Wayne moves out of range of the body kick from Cabrera.
Wayne throws a body shot but no joy.
Wayne jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Cabrera misses with a looping right.
Cabrera missing with a left hand there. Wayne was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Wayne checks a low kick from Cabrera.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wayne throws a hook but Cabrera blocks it.
Cabrera moves out of range of the body kick from Wayne.
The fighters circle momentarily. Wayne darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
The crowd cheers as Wayne lands an impressive looking overhand right. Cabrera doesn't seem phased though.
Cabrera moves out of range of the body kick from Wayne.
Wayne tests Cabrera's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wayne throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Cabrera stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Cabrera throws a leg kick which misses Wayne's front leg but catches the back leg as Wayne tries to avoid it.
Cabrera looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Wayne throws a low kick but Cabrera moves out of range easily.
Wayne throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Cabrera misses with a wild body shot.
Wayne feints a counter leg kick.
Wayne scores with a body shot.
Wayne throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Cabrera sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Cabrera tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Wayne throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Cabrera sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Cabrera lands a nice hook to Wayne's body. Wayne takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from Wayne.
Cabrera lands with a straight right. Wayne didn't see that one coming.
A cross from Cabrera lands.
Cabrera slips a straight right by Wayne.
Cabrera checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Cabrera fails with a takedown attempt from distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
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!
Wayne connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Cabrera moves out of range of the leg kick from Wayne.
Wayne bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Nice defenses there by Wayne.

Cabrera closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Wayne is looking to regain half guard here but Cabrera keeps moving and retains side control.
Wayne struggling a bit here.
Cabrera working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
Cabrera lands a decent elbow from side control.
Wayne can't do much from the bottom here.
Cabrera wants to lay and pray for a moment but Wayne keeps working.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera gets to mount! Wayne was on the offensive and wasn't defending properly.
Cabrera trying to control but Wayne is having none of it.
Cabrera is really struggling to control Wayne but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Cabrera with shots to the head and body - Wayne looks very uncomfortable down there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera wants to control but instead Wayne manages to regain half guard.
Wayne is trying to maintain the position but Cabrera is very close to passing his half guard.
Helix Cabrera overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Wayne is trying to get back to full guard.
Cabrera thows a huge punch but Wayne dodges it nicely.

Cabrera is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Wayne is controlling Cabrera's trapped leg to prevent Cabrera from advancing to side control.
Wayne is staying active underneath Cabrera, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Cabrera seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Lil Wayne just about did enough to 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.


Wayne uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Cabrera.
Wayne throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Cabrera throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Wayne.
Wayne tries to score with a low kick but Cabrera moves his leg out of the way.
Cabrera is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Nice body punch from Wayne.
Wayne avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Wayne is looking to score with low kicks.
Wayne scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Cabrera works the jab nicely.
Cabrera just misses with a punch to the body.
Cabrera moves away from the strike by Wayne.
Cabrera is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wayne catches Cabrera with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Cabrera throws out a loose jab but Wayne uses good head movement to avoid it.
Cabrera misses the jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera checks a low kick from Wayne.
Wayne connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Wayne uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Cabrera.
Wayne avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Wayne throws a low kick but it's checked well by Cabrera.
Cabrera tries a head kick but it misses.
Cabrera throws a sloppy head kick and Wayne moves out of range easily.
Wayne moves out of range of the strikes.
Cabrera throws a series of punches but Wayne avoids them all with ease.
Wayne connects with a body shot that sends Cabrera's belly button to the back.
Cabrera takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Cabrera takes a shot to the body in his stride.
A slow jab from Wayne misses its intended target.
Cabrera swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Wayne counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Cabrera stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Wayne.
Wayne misses with a body kick.
Cabrera lands a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Wayne bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Cabrera ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Cabrera checks a leg kick.
Decent striking displayed by Cabrera there.
Wayne digs a good body shot into Cabrera's ribs.
A big right from Wayne misses.
Cabrera looks to land a combination. Wayne sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Cabrera will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
It seemed like Wayne was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Good work by Wayne as he checks the leg kick.
Wayne throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Cabrera on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Wayne misses with a looping right.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Cabrera.
Cabrera misses with a hook.
Wayne tries to land a front kick but Cabrera steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Cabrera appears to be looking for a counter takedown.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wayne tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Wayne lands a slapping body shot.
Wayne moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Cabrera slips a straight right by Wayne.
Cabrera checks a low kick from Wayne.
Wayne lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Cabrera at a distance.
Cabrera checks a low kick from Wayne.
Wayne takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
A nice leg kick lands there from Cabrera.
Cabrera checks a low kick from Wayne.
Wayne dodges the punch combination from Cabrera.
Cabrera is looking to clinch but Wayne is avoiding it.
Wayne slips a jab from Cabrera.
Cabrera looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Cabrera ducks right into an uppercut from Wayne.
Wayne swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera lands a nice shot to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cabrera jabs Wayne to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Wayne feints and then cracks Cabrera's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Cabrera down.
Cabrera misses with a body shot.
Wayne ducks right into an uppercut from Cabrera.
Wayne throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Cabrera shoots in for a takedown but Wayne shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Wayne looks to land a right hand but Cabrera moved out of range.
Wayne misses with a looping left.
Wayne fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Cabrera tries to clinch but Wayne moves out of range.
Cabrera motions for Wayne to come forward. Cabrera throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Wayne cracks the inside of Cabrera's front leg.
Wayne throws a front kick aimed at Cabrera's knee but Cabrera avoids it well.
Wayne throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Lil Wayne dominated that fourth round.
That's time! Back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Wayne lands with an uppercut that bounces Cabrera off the cage and back into range.
Wayne throws a leg kick but Cabrera checks it.
Wayne motions for Cabrera to come forward. Wayne throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Cabrera checks a leg kick.
Wayne connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Wayne avoids a punch combination nicely.
Cabrera misses with a hook
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Wayne lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Cabrera throws a right and a left that both miss.
Wayne cracks a nice hook into Cabrera's ribs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wayne shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Wayne misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cabrera.
Wayne takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Cabrera misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Wayne.
Cabrera throws out a loose jab but Wayne uses good head movement to avoid it.
Wayne is trying to counter with his kicks.
Cabrera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wayne connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Cabrera pivots, looking for a leg kick but Wayne is out of range and Cabrera settles back down.
Cabrera throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Wayne.
Wayne lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Cabrera walks forward, straight into a front kick from Wayne.
Wayne motions for Cabrera to come forward. Wayne throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Cabrera keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nice shot by Wayne.
Wayne ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
Wayne lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Cabrera throws out a leg kick but Wayne moves out of range and Cabrera only half commits.
Cabrera moves away from the strike by Wayne.
Wayne throws a hook but Cabrera avoids it easily.
Wayne misses with a body shot.
Wayne cracks the inside of Cabrera's front leg.
Helix Cabrera has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Lil Wayne is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera looks to land a right hand but Wayne moved out of range.
Wayne doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Cabrera takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cabrera uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Wayne.
Cabrera shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Cabrera slips under a jab.
Wayne lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Cabrera at a distance.
Wayne avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

Cabrera closes the distance and clinches.
Cabrera struggles to land a body shot inside as Wayne controls his hands.
Cabrera misses with a punch on the inside.
Cabrera working aggressively here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Wayne.
Cabrera misses with the head strike.
Cabrera working aggressively here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera tries a body shot but Wayne blocks it.
Cabrera misses with some punches.
A short right from Wayne on the inside.
Cabrera throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Waynes head.
Wayne blocks an uppercut.
Cabrera tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Wayne's elbow.
Helix Cabrera has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Cabrera lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Cabrera misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Cabrera is working Wayne over against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Cabrera.
Cabrera doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Cabrera lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Cabrera.
Wayne tries to work over Cabrera's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Wayne blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Cabrera tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Cabrera lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Wayne tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Cabrera is trying to drag Wayne to the mat but Wayne just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Wayne.
Cabrera fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cabrera tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Wayne's elbow.
Wayne tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Lil Wayne.
I've got Wayne winning every round here. Surely the decision will go his way and he'll pick up a well deserved decision victory. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Lil Wayne!

Lil Wayne is the new lightweight champion!
Lil Wayne decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: Syn 504 - Rocker vs Cabrera II     
Date:   Feb 08, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Ricky Rocker and Helix Cabrera. Rocker's entrance music is Ki:Theory - Stand By Me. A fine choice. The crowd seem to be enjoying Cabrera's choice of entrance music: Security! Mean muggin Helix is about to assault the whole opposing camp!. Ricky Rocker has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

180 cm
38
165 lbs
46 - 13 - 0
169 cm
32
158 lbs
30 - 10 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 46 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ricky Rocker!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 30 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Andrew Berry and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cabrera takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Rocker takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Rocker misses with a hook. Cabrera ducked under it nicely.
Rocker misses with an attempted mid kick.
Rocker steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Cabrera.
Rocker checks a low kick from Cabrera.
Cabrera lands a slapping body shot.
Rocker lands a leg kick that knocks Cabrera off balance momentarily.
Cabrera lunges at Rocker with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Rocker's hand.
Rocker gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Cabrera lands with a hook. Rocker tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Rocker cracks Cabrera with an open hand slap.
Cabrera staying out of range there.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rocker waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a front kick aimed at Rocker's knee but Rocker avoids it well.
Cabrera stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Rocker.
Rocker misses with a straight right.
Rocker misses the jab.
A nice leg kick lands there from Rocker.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a hook to the side of Rocker's head but Rocker sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Rocker shoots in looking for a takedown but Cabrera manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Rocker's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Rocker is looking to slow Cabrera down with leg kicks.
Cabrera throws a nice inside leg kick.
Cabrera chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Rocker can pounce on him.
Cabrera tries to clinch but Rocker moves out of range.
A nice combination there by Rocker.
Cabrera comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Cabrera pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Cabrera throws a nice outside leg kick.
A combination from Rocker does no damage.
Cabrera was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Cabrera fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Rocker looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Cabrera with a hook.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cabrera avoids the head kick by Rocker.
Rocker tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cabrera was well out of range. Poor timing from Rocker.
Cabrera on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Rocker. Rocker obviously looking to wear him down.
Cabrera lands a leg kick that knocks Rocker off balance momentarily.
Cabrera moves out of range of the strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a quick inside leg kick.
Cabrera ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Rocker moves away.
Cabrera buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Cabrera avoids a kick to the body.
Rocker lands a glancing blow to the side of Cabrera's head.
Rocker swings for the body but Cabrera moves out of range.
And Cabrera tries to counter it with a takedown but Rocker pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Rocker misses with a body kick.
A little jabbing left from Cabrera on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

Rocker looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Cabrera works his way to full guard. Good work.

Cabrera looking for a guillotine here but Rocker defends easily.
Cabrera working a defensive guard here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rocker throwing strikes from guard but Cabrera blocks nicely.

Cabrera looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Rocker engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Cabrera has a butterfly guard looking to sweep but Rocker has passed into side control.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Rocker misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.
Cabrera tries to get back to half guard but can't.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Cabrera is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Rocker wants to take a breather but Cabrera is having none of it.
Rocker drops an elbow to the side of Cabrera's head.
Cabrera regains full guard. Nicely done.
Cabrera has his hands on Rocker's head, controlling the position.
Rocker content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
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 Ricky Rocker 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.



Cabrera takes the fight into the clinch.
Cabrera misses with the head strike.
A shot in the inside from Rocker.
Rocker lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Rocker blocks an uppercut.
Cabrera throws a punch but it's blocked by Rocker.
Cabrera lands with a light punch inside.
Cabrera swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A short uppercut from Rocker.
Cabrera lands with a short head shot on the inside.

Cabrera turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Cabrera in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Helix Cabrera has got the better of the ground game so far.
Rocker is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rocker prevents Cabrera from moving into mount.
Rocker tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Cabrera wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Sloppy strikes there by Cabrera.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Cabrera scoring with punches and elbows.
Rocker is trying to get back to half guard.
Rocker is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Cabrera sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Rocker defending well though.

Cabrera is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Rocker defends it well.
Cabrera throws a strike but Rocker avoids it easily and moves to full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera trying to control but Rocker is working from the bottom.
Cabrera slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Rocker is looking for a sweep.
Cabrera lands an elbow.
Cabrera wants to take a breather but Rocker manages to regain guard - a lesson learnt for Cabrera.
Cabrera looking to pass the guard.
Cabrera throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera scoring with some ground and pound.
Cabrera looking to pass the guard.
Rocker will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Rocker wants to sweep but no luck.
Cabrera postures up.
Cabrera stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Rocker swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Rocker escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Cabrera gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Rocker is on top in guard.


That's four minutes gone in the round.

Cabrera escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Rocker gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Rocker working some strikes from top position.
Cabrera wants to improve his position but instead Rocker has moved into half guard.
Cabrera is looking to improve his position.
Cabrera felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
Rocker is looking to stall here but Cabrera recovers full guard.
Cabrera not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera 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!


Cabrera tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.

Cabrera clinches with his opponent.
Cabrera working aggressively here.
Cabrera working aggressively here.

Rocker's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Cabrera closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Rocker throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Rocker.
Rocker ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
Rocker attempts a counter takedown but Cabrera avoids it well and moves away.
Cabrera throws a lazy right hand but Rocker sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Cabrera avoids a punch combination nicely.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Rocker.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Rocker throws an elbow but Cabrera slips to the side and avoids it well.
Cabrera is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera has hold of Rocker's hands but Rocker slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.

Cabrera is defending against the submission attempts here by Rocker.
Cabrera moves into full guard.

Cabrera escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Rocker gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Rocker working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Cabrera is on top in guard.

Rocker is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.

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

Rocker escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Cabrera gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Cabrera landing with the ground and pound.
Rocker controls Cabrera momentarily but Cabrera frees himself.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Rocker looking for a guillotine here but Cabrera defends easily.
Rocker is trying to control the position but Cabrera postures up.

Rocker had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Cabrera defends it easily.
Cabrera landing with the ground and pound.
Cabrera sitting in guard, not really doing much.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Cabrera wants to pass the guard but Rocker is keeping the position.
Cabrera cracks Rocker with a solid left hand.

Rocker looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Cabrera passes into half guard.
Cabrera slips a nice elbow through Rocker's hands, connecting with Rocker's forehead.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Cabrera wants to take a breather but Rocker is having none of it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Ricky Rocker did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Rocker throws a body punch but Cabrera moves out of range.
Ricky Rocker is winning the standup battle so far.
Rocker tries to score with a low kick but Cabrera moves his leg out of the way.
Jab by Rocker.
Rocker throws a series of punches but Cabrera moves out of range.
Rocker fails to land the takedown.
Rocker looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A shot to the liver by Rocker. Beautiful body shot.
Rocker throws a jab but it's blocked by Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Rocker sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Cabrera throws a shot from downtown. Rocker moves away and avoids it.

Cabrera closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Rocker quickly recovers to half guard.
Rocker makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Rocker.
Rocker working a defensive guard here.
Cabrera distracts Rocker with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Cabrera postures up in Rocker's guard and throws a big left but Rocker blocks it.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:40 of round 4, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Ricky Rocker!
Ricky Rocker is the new lightweight champion!
In his post fight interview, Ricky Rocker gave a big smile as he said 'Howdy mates... I think this is it for me. Thanks to all my opponents for sharing the cage with me and Syn for all these great years. Also, MIKE FIX THE DAMN ESCAPE SPAMMING ALREADY. Cheers, I'm out!'.
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Event: Syn 500 - Cabrera vs Rocker     
Date:   Jan 22, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Ricky Rocker. Cabrera comes to the cage accompanied by Security! Mean muggin Helix is about to assault the whole opposing camp!. The crowd seem to be enjoying Rocker's choice of entrance music: Ki:Theory - Stand By Me. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

169 cm
31
158 lbs
30 - 9 - 1
180 cm
38
170 lbs
45 - 13 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Bullet Proof System

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 45 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ricky Rocker!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Richard Clark and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rocker has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Cabrera finds it's way round the side to connect with Rocker's head.
Rocker takes one to the chin there.

Cabrera takes the fight into the clinch.
Rocker scores with a hook to the body.
Rocker blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Cabrera is looking for a takedown.
Cabrera tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Cabrera scores with a hook to the body.
Still in the clinch, Cabrera scores with a nice short uppercut.
Cabrera struggles to land a body shot inside as Rocker controls his hands.
Rocker jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Cabrera walks away with a smile on his face. Rocker gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Rocker fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Cabrera looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Cabrera throws a solid leg kick but Rocker takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Cabrera.

Rocker gets the takedown into side control.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Rocker cracks Cabrera with an elbow. That is naaassty.
Cabrera wants to control but Rocker postures up.

Cabrera is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Rocker's leg. Oh but that's left an opportunity for Rocker! He's got an arm triangle... it looks tight! He's rotating and Cabrera has tapped! This one is allllll over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Arm Triangle). Ricky Rocker!
Ricky Rocker bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: MFN 366: End of an Era     
Date:   Jan 01, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Lamont Hawkins. Cabrera comes to the cage accompanied by Security! Mean muggin Helix is about to assault the whole opposing camp!. Hawkins has chosen Wu-Tang Clan - C.R.E.A.M as his entrance music. This should be fireworks!

169 cm
31
158 lbs
29 - 9 - 1
174 cm
37
158 lbs
23 - 6 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Lamont Hawkins!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Chris Edwards and Richard Clark.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
The fighters circling - Hawkins throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
An attempted straight right counter from Cabrera misses the target.
A nice leg kick lands there from Cabrera.
Lamont Hawkins seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Cabrera takes one to the side of the head.
Cabrera takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Cabrera fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Hawkins.
Hawkins has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Cabrera looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Cabrera dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Hawkins. That did some damage!
Hawkins looks to land a right hand but Cabrera moved out of range.
And Cabrera counters with a quick kick to the body but Hawkins blocks it.
Cabrera feints and then cracks Hawkins's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hawkins down.
Cabrera has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gangsterdamage in the buildup to the fight.

Cabrera changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Hawkins looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hawkins tries to bench press Cabrera off him but Cabrera keeps the position.

Cabrera tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Hawkins wants to control but Cabrera postures up.
Hawkins is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Cabrera scoring with punches from side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hawkins is trying to get back to half guard.

Cabrera wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Hawkins, who protects the arm well.
Cabrera throws a strike aimed at the side of Hawkins's head but Hawkins avoids it well.
Hawkins is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Cabrera off and has taken his back!
Will Hawkins go for the finish here or will he try and keep control of the position?
Cabrera trying to control the position but Hawkins manages to sink in the hooks.
You can see the frustration on Cabrera's face… He knows he is in trouble unless he improves his position sooner rather than later.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera trying to control but not successfully.
Hawkins has the hooks sunk in and you can see the will to fight slowly draining out of Cabrera's body.
Cabrera can't escape the position.
Hawkins is trying to stick to Cabrera's back but Cabrera is turning into Hawkins. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Hawkins's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Cabrera.
Hawkins avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Cabrera working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Cabrera with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Cabrera is pushing down on Hawkins's leg trying to pass to half guard. Hawkins is fighting to maintain full guard but Cabrera has managed to sneak the leg through.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Hawkins avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Cabrera.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cabrera prevents Hawkins from improving his position.
Hawkins is refusing to be controlled, as Cabrera sits in half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Hawkins is controlling Cabrera's trapped leg to prevent Cabrera from advancing to side control.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Cabrera content to control rather than advance.
Cabrera slips a nice elbow through Hawkins's hands, connecting with Hawkins's forehead.
Cabrera lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Cabrera missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Hawkins is trying to get back to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hawkins desperately trying to maintain half guard.
Cabrera looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Cabrera is nestled in close to Hawkins, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Cabrera missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Hawkins keeping control of the leg, stopping his opponent passing to mount.
Hawkins trying to control but Cabrera postures up.
Cabrera keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cabrera fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Cabrera fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Hawkins has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Cabrera lands a nice shot that snaps Hawkins's head back.
Hawkins throws a hook to the side of Cabrera's head but Cabrera sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Cabrera takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Hawkins, right into the meat.
Cabrera throws a hook but Hawkins avoids it easily.
Hawkins uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Cabrera.
Cabrera is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Hawkins can do to turn this around?
Hawkins scores with a sloppy right hand. Cabrera should have avoided that one.
Hawkins throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Cabrera looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Nice defenses there by Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a chopping leg kick but Hawkins manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A punch combination from Cabrera misses.
A solid leg kick lands there for Hawkins.
Cabrera throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Hawkins's waist but Hawkins gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Cabrera off to one side.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cabrera misses with a series of wild punches.
Hawkins digs a good hook to Cabrera's body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hawkins was well out of range. Poor timing from Cabrera.
A little jabbing left from Hawkins on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Helix Cabrera is winning the standup battle so far.
Cabrera misses with a hook.
Cabrera throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Hawkins sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Hawkins misses with a body kick.
Hawkins walks into a stiff left hand from Cabrera.
A slow jab from Hawkins misses its intended target.
Hawkins ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
Hawkins tries to work over Cabrera's front leg with a kick but Cabrera checks it.
Cabrera attempts a counter takedown but Hawkins avoids it well and moves away.
Cabrera misses with a few strikes there.
Hawkins ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Hawkins wants to counter with a clinch but Cabrera pushes him away.
Cabrera lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Hawkins blocks the body kick.
Hawkins lands a right hook to the body.
Hawkins throws out a loose jab but Cabrera uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hawkins takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Cabrera slips a straight right by Hawkins.
Hawkins misses with a hook. Cabrera ducked under it nicely.
Cabrera throws the left hand but Hawkins avoids the punch easily.
Hawkins fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Cabrera is out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Cabrera.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cabrera lands a nice looking body shot.
Cabrera throws a leg kick which misses Hawkins's front leg but catches the back leg as Hawkins tries to avoid it.
An inside leg kick from Cabrera misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Cabrera. Hawkins does a little dance to reset his feet.
A big right from Hawkins misses.
Cabrera is looking to counter punch.
Cabrera feints and then cracks Hawkins's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hawkins down.
Cabrera moves away from the strike by Hawkins.
Cabrera uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Hawkins.
Hawkins throws an overhand right that lands on Cabrera's shoulder, as Cabrera tries to avoid the shot.
Nice body kick from Cabrera.
Hawkins lands a nice shot that snaps Cabrera's head back.
Cabrera takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Cabrera moves into range and connects with a jab.
Cabrera on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Hawkins's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Hawkins throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Hawkins staying out of range there.
A good leg kick by Hawkins.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera digs a good body shot into Hawkins's ribs.
Hawkins wants to clinch but Cabrera slips to the side
letting Cabrera counter with a right hand.
A jab from Hawkins misses.
A good leg kick by Cabrera.
Cabrera moves away from the strike by Hawkins.
Hawkins scoring well with a low kick there.
Hawkins lands with a kick to the temple. Cabrera shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Hawkins misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cabrera.
Cabrera feints and then cracks Hawkins's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hawkins down.
A jab from Cabrera does it's job there.
Good work by Cabrera as he checks the leg kick.
Hawkins throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Cabrera bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Hawkins's head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cabrera is trying hard to land a takedown here. Hawkins sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Cabrera scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Hawkins jabs at Cabrera's body.
Hawkins just misses with a punch to the body.
Cabrera appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a body shot but no joy.
Lamont Hawkins is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Hawkins lands a nice hook to Cabrera's body. Cabrera takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Hawkins lands an overhand right.
Cabrera misses with a hook. Hawkins ducked under it nicely.
Cabrera throws a body punch but Hawkins moves out of range.
Cabrera shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Hawkins as he avoids it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Helix Cabrera. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Nice shot by Hawkins.
Hawkins throws a leg kick but Cabrera checks it.
Cabrera takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Hawkins throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Cabrera swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Hawkins lands with a thumping leg kick.
Cabrera connects with a leg kick. Hawkins looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Cabrera throws a body punch but Hawkins moves out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Cabrera scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Cabrera has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Hawkins.
Hawkins throws a half hearted mid kick.
Cabrera throws a low kick but Hawkins avoids it.
Nice cross by Hawkins.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Lamont Hawkins will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Hawkins on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Hawkins feints and then cracks Cabrera's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Cabrera down.
Cabrera uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Hawkins.
Hawkins misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cabrera.
Cabrera moves out of range as Hawkins strikes.
Cabrera feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Hawkins's calf.
Cabrera connects with a body shot.
Cabrera misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Hawkins.
Cabrera drops his hands momentarily and Hawkins takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Cabrera avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hawkins takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Hawkins chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Hawkins chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Cabrera lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Cabrera feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.
Hawkins trying to keep a closed guard but Cabrera is proving a slippery customer.
Cabrera trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hawkins utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Hawkins working a defensive guard here.
Cabrera throws a big elbow that misses.
Hawkins controls Cabrera momentarily but Cabrera frees himself.
Cabrera loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Cabrera is working Hawkins over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Cabrera trying to control but Hawkins is working from the bottom.
Cabrera chips away with some ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Cabrera is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Cabrera throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Cabrera wants to control from the top but Hawkins keeps moving.

Hawkins working for a triangle but Cabrera defends it easily.
Helix Cabrera overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Hawkins wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Cabrera is now in half guard.
Hawkins is staying active underneath Cabrera, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hawkins blocking the ground and pound attempt from Cabrera.
Cabrera looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Hawkins wants to get back to full guard.
Cabrera takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Hawkins preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.
Cabrera 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.
Hawkins is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Cabrera's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Cabrera's back!
Hawkins throwing lazy shots from the back mount that aren't doing any damage.
Hawkins keeps control of the position as Cabrera tries to break free.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hawkins biding his time, looking for the opening.
A lull in the action here.
Cabrera tries to escape the position.
Hawkins controls the action.
Cabrera is defending well here and trying to improve his position.
Cabrera breaks Hawkins's hooks off and manages to turn into his guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Hawkins connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Cabrera throws the left hand but Hawkins avoids the punch easily.
A jab from Hawkins misses.
Hawkins uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Cabrera.
Hawkins swings widly with a right hand
and Cabrera counters with a straight right hand.
Cabrera uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Hawkins.
Hawkins misses with a hook.
Hawkins looking to land some kicks to the body here.

Cabrera drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Cabrera missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Hawkins managing to control the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hawkins looking for a sweep. Not yet Hawkins, not yet.
Hawkins keeping moving, preventing Cabrera from controlling successfully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera with a flurry of punches that miss.
Cabrera stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Hawkins swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Hawkins seems keen to control Cabrera's posture.
Hawkins's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Hawkins jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Cabrera scores with a nice head shot.
Cabrera throws a hook to the side of Hawkins's head but Hawkins sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Hawkins moves out of range of the body kick from Cabrera.
Hawkins feints a counter leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Hawkins counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Cabrera shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Hawkins checks the leg kick.
Hawkins tries to counter with a clinch but Cabrera shakes him off and moves away.
Hawkins attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Hawkins uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Cabrera.
Hawkins takes a swing at Cabrera's ribcage but misses.
Cabrera appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Hawkins looks to land a right hand but Cabrera moved out of range.
Hawkins lands with a cross.
Hawkins on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Hawkins takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
A head kick by Hawkins misses
and Hawkins takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hawkins slips under a jab from Cabrera.
Hawkins gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Cabrera.
Cabrera misses with a looping left.
Hawkins connects with a right hand. Cabrera shakes it off.
Cabrera cracks Hawkins with an open hand slap.
Cabrera shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Hawkins as he jumps to the side.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Hawkins. That did some damage!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Cabrera.
Hawkins wants to clinch up but Cabrera keeps it at a distance.
Cabrera lands a nice hook to Hawkins's body. Hawkins takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Hawkins blocks a head kick by Cabrera.
Cabrera looks to land a body kick but Hawkins moved away.
That kick from Hawkins tenderised Cabrera's leg. Cabrera is trying to keep his angry face on.
Hawkins swings for the body but Cabrera moves out of range.
Cabrera misses with an attempted mid kick.
Hawkins fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cabrera manages to avoid it.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Hawkins - that will leave a mark!
Hawkins fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Hawkins throws a hook to the side of Cabrera's head but Cabrera sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Cabrera slips under a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Hawkins clobbers Cabrera with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A chopping leg kick lands by Cabrera.
Hawkins checks a leg kick.
Hawkins misses with a low kick.
Hawkins takes one on the button.
Cabrera throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Hawkins steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Cabrera.
Cabrera scores with a hook to the body. Hawkins takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Hawkins pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Hawkins tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cabrera was well out of range. Poor timing from Hawkins.
Hawkins connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Cabrera's hands.
Hawkins defending well as Cabrera loads up on a big left hand.
Cabrera on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Cabrera on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.

Cabrera drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Cabrera stopping the sweep attempt from Hawkins.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera had his way with Lamont Hawkins in that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Cabrera lands a nice shot that snaps Hawkins's head back.

Cabrera looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Hawkins!
Hawkins gives up the full mount - oops, sloppy defensive grappling there!
Hawkins is looking to improve his position but Cabrera isn't that keen on the idea.
Cabrera lands a big elbow.
Hawkins wants to control but Cabrera is having none of it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera throwing sloppy strikes here. Perhaps if he tightened up his striking from such a dominant position, he'd be able to finish easier.
Hawkins tries to reverse the position but Cabrera maintains control.
Cabrera avoids the attempt from Hawkins to control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Cabrera landing punches.
Cabrera landing strikes, looking to finish!
Hawkins is trying to escape the mount.
Cabrera punishing his opponent with strikes.
Hawkins really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Cabrera lands a couple of good shots and Hawkins has given up his back, trying to escape the position!
Lamont Hawkins has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hawkins trying to control the action but Cabrera just sinks the hooks in.
Hawkins avoids the strikes from Cabrera.
Hawkins is in a world of trouble here. He's outmatched on the ground here and he'd better get Cabrera off his back sharpish unless he wants to be submitted.
Hawkins just trying to survive but Cabrera is wriggling into a better position, looking to finish.
Cabrera keeps control of the position as Hawkins tries to break free.
Cabrera scores with punches and elbows.

Cabrera is persistently looking for the submission but Hawkins is defending it well.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cabrera loading up with punches from the back mount - how long can Hawkins hold on?

That's three minutes gone in the round.
I really don't envy Hawkins right now.
Cabrera throwing damaging strikes from the back! Hawkins could be in trouble here!
Hawkins trying to control the hands but Cabrera breaks the grip.
Hawkins is trying to avoid being dragged into an even worse position than he's already in but Cabrera is staying active.
Cabrera lands a couple of good shots to his opponent's body and a final shot to the head. Good little attack there by Cabrera.
Hawkins is trying to break free.
Hawkins is covering up but some of the strikes from Cabrera are getting through and doing damage.
Hawkins wants to escape the position.
Hawkins trying to survive by controlling the hands.
Hawkins looks to control his opponent's hands but he's not mananging it at the moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Hawkins preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Cabrera.
Hawkins covering up well under a series of strikes from Cabrera.
Cabrera throwing wild punches that miss their target.
Hawkins tries to roll but Cabrera sticks to his back.
Cabrera punishes Hawkins with strikes from the back mount.
Cabrera trying to control momentarily.
Cabrera is hanging on to Hawkins's back as he tries to escape.

And that's the end of the fight!
Helix Cabrera showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Cabrera 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 Daniel Bishop scores the fight 49:45
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 49:45
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 49:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Helix Cabrera!

Helix Cabrera 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.
Lamont Hawkins was interviewed post fight and said 'Wu Tang fuh evah!'.
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A
G S C
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
61%

 

Event: MFN 365: MFN Olympics Rd 2     
Date:   Dec 15, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Lukas Niemayer. Cabrera comes to the cage accompanied by Security! Mean muggin Helix is about to assault the whole opposing camp!. Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

169 cm
31
158 lbs
28 - 9 - 1
172 cm
27
156 lbs
16 - 4 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Bullet Proof System

Hellbent
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Lukas Niemayer!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cabrera looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Cabrera swings widly with a right hand
and Niemayer counters with a left to the body.
Cabrera connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Niemayer's hands.
Cabrera throws a series of punches but Niemayer avoids them all with ease.
Cabrera uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Niemayer.
A nice leg kick lands there from Cabrera.
Cabrera bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Niemayer's head.
Cabrera connects with a leg kick. Niemayer looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Niemayer moves out of range of the body kick from Cabrera.
Niemayer swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Cabrera seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Cabrera lands an overhand right.
Niemayer throws a big shot that misses.
Cabrera throws a nice outside leg kick.
Cabrera lands a head shot.
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!
Cabrera ducks right into an uppercut from Niemayer.
Niemayer walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Cabrera defending well as Niemayer loads up on a big left hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cabrera thumps Niemayer with a low kick.
Cabrera tries to clinch but Niemayer is having none of it.
Niemayer chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Cabrera can pounce on him.
Niemayer walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Cabrera checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Niemayer misses with an uppercut. Cabrera saw that one coming.
Niemayer misses with a hook.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Niemayer moved away.
Cabrera lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Niemayer misses with a straight left.
A bone on bone clash there as Niemayer blocks the leg kick.
Niemayer throws an overhand right that lands on Cabrera's shoulder, as Cabrera tries to avoid the shot.
Niemayer on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Cabrera. Cabrera obviously looking to wear him down.
Cabrera throws a lazy right hand but Niemayer sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Niemayer throws a hook to the side of Cabrera's head but Cabrera sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheers as Cabrera lands an impressive looking overhand right. Niemayer doesn't seem phased though.
Niemayer throws out a leg kick but Cabrera moves out of range and Niemayer only half commits.
Cabrera half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Cabrera uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Niemayer.
Cabrera throws a body punch but Niemayer moves out of range.
Niemayer thows a left - swing and a miss!
A chopping leg kick lands by Cabrera.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cabrera takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Cabrera has a takedown stuffed.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Niemayer! But no joy.
Cabrera ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Niemayer has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Cabrera finds it's way round the side to connect with Niemayer's head.
Niemayer misses with a body shot.
Niemayer walks forward, straight into a front kick from Cabrera.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Niemayer swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Lukas Niemayer is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Niemayer with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Cabrera to score with a decent uppercut.
Cabrera takes a swing at Niemayer's ribcage but misses.
Cabrera lands a nice hook to Niemayer's body. Niemayer takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Cabrera misses with a straight left.
Cabrera avoids the body shot from Niemayer.
Niemayer drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Niemayer slips a straight right by Cabrera.
Cabrera looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Niemayer throws a hook but Cabrera blocks it.
Niemayer dips to his left and cracks Cabrera with an uppercut!
Cabrera throws a hook but Niemayer blocks it.
Niemayer misses with a two punch combination.
Cabrera tried to counter with a leg kick but Niemayer avoided it.
Niemayer on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
That kick from Cabrera tenderised Niemayer's leg. Niemayer is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A looping hook to the body misses from Cabrera. Niemayer does a little dance to reset his feet.
Cabrera scores with a body shot.
Cabrera is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Cabrera lands with a shot to the body.
Niemayer's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Niemayer misses with a hook.
Cabrera ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Cabrera moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Cabrera.
Niemayer throws out a powerful jab.
Cabrera scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Cabrera lands the left hand.
Niemayer misses with a looping right.
Cabrera swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Niemayer looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Cabrera thows a left - swing and a miss!
It seemed like Niemayer was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A nice leg kick lands there from Cabrera.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Cabrera moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Niemayer might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Cabrera has got the better of the exchanges.
Cabrera doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Cabrera lands with an uppercut that bounces Niemayer off the cage and back into range.
Niemayer keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Cabrera lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Niemayer works the jab nicely.
Niemayer misses the shot to the body.
Cabrera checks a low kick from Niemayer.
Niemayer throws a big shot that misses.
Cabrera takes one to the chin there.
Cabrera lands with a thumping leg kick.
Cabrera is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Niemayer can do to turn this around?
Cabrera tries to work over Niemayer's front leg with a kick but Niemayer checks it.
A jab from Niemayer misses.
Cabrera lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Helix Cabrera seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Niemayer tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cabrera was well out of range. Poor timing from Niemayer.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Good shot there by Cabrera.
Cabrera lands with an uppercut that bounces Niemayer off the cage and back into range.
Cabrera cracks the inside of Niemayer's front leg.

Cabrera has taken the fight to the clinch.
Niemayer tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Niemayer misses with a punch on the inside.
Cabrera lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Niemayer misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Niemayer lands a nice uppercut.
Cabrera has a couple of punches blocked by Niemayer.
Cabrera can't find room to land a body shot as Niemayer controls the action.
Niemayer misses with a body punch.
A short left from Cabrera.
Niemayer swings wildly with an uppercut but Cabrera uses good head movement to avoid it.
Cabrera tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Niemayer lands with a light punch inside.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Niemayer throws a punch but it's blocked by Cabrera.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Niemayer misses with a body punch.
Niemayer prevents the takedown attempt.
Cabrera fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Niemayer struggles to land a body shot inside as Cabrera controls his hands.
Niemayer misses with a hook from the clinch.
Niemayer throws a punch but it's blocked by Cabrera.
Cabrera lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Niemayer backwards.
Niemayer softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Cabrera misses with a body punch.
Niemayer blocking some punches.
Niemayer lands a nice shot to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Niemayer.
Cabrera swings away with an uppercut that misses.

Cabrera's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Cabrera fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Niemayer.
Cabrera takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Helix Cabrera is winning the standup battle so far.
Cabrera tests Niemayer's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Cabrera dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Niemayer. That did some damage!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A punch combination from Cabrera misses.
It seemed like Niemayer was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Niemayer walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Cabrera fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Niemayer is out of range.
Cabrera throws a shot from downtown. Niemayer moves away and avoids it.
Cabrera throws out a loose jab but Niemayer uses good head movement to avoid it.
Niemayer misses with a looping right.
Good exchange - Cabrera coming out on top.
Good exchange - Cabrera coming out on top.
Niemayer scores with a shot to the body.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Niemayer sees it coming and moves out of range.
Cabrera throws a shot to the body.

Cabrera takes the fight into the clinch.
Niemayer can't find room to land a body shot as Cabrera controls the action.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Niemayer swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Niemayer tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Cabrera's elbow.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Niemayer.

Cabrera breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cabrera throws out a loose jab but Niemayer uses good head movement to avoid it.
Niemayer dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Niemayer changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Cabrera throws a body punch but Niemayer moves out of range.
Cabrera dips to his left and cracks Niemayer with an uppercut!
Cabrera throws a nice outside leg kick.
Cabrera connects with a nice looking jab.
Niemayer lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Cabrera throws a leg kick which misses Niemayer's front leg but catches the back leg as Niemayer tries to avoid it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Niemayer avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cabrera ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Niemayer checks it.
Niemayer throws out a counter right but Cabrera avoids it with no problem.
Cabrera avoids the body shot from Niemayer.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
A big right from Niemayer misses.
Cabrera tried to counter with a leg kick but Niemayer avoided it.
Cabrera moves away from the strike by Niemayer.
Niemayer slips a straight right by Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Niemayer doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
A swing and a miss from Cabrera.
Cabrera feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Niemayer's calf.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera throws a leg kick which misses Niemayer's front leg but catches the back leg as Niemayer tries to avoid it.
Cabrera tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Niemayer is able to avoid easily.
Niemayer steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Cabrera.
Cabrera rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Niemayer cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Niemayer missing with a left hand there. Cabrera was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Cabrera throws a big shot that misses.
Niemayer has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Niemayer cracks a nice hook into Cabrera's ribs.
Cabrera misses with a hook. Niemayer ducked under it nicely.
Niemayer jabs at Cabrera's body.
Cabrera is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Cabrera jabs Niemayer to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Niemayer keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Cabrera buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Cabrera. That's going to slow Niemayer down.
Cabrera swings for the body but Niemayer moves out of range.
Niemayer misses with a hook. Cabrera ducked under it nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Niemayer.
Cabrera uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Niemayer.
Cabrera blocks a jab.
Cabrera blocks a jab.
Niemayer takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cabrera scores with a hook to the body. Niemayer takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Niemayer misses the jab.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Niemayer checks it.
Cabrera tried to score with a low kick but Niemayer checks it.
Niemayer fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Cabrera on the side of the head.
Niemayer misses with a body shot.
Cabrera lands with an overhand left.
Niemayer takes a swing at Cabrera's ribcage but misses.
Cabrera tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Niemayer throws a hook to the side of Cabrera's head but Cabrera sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Cabrera misses the jab.
Niemayer drops his hands momentarily and Cabrera takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Niemayer misses with an uppercut. Cabrera saw that one coming.
Niemayer bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Cabrera's head.
Cabrera uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Niemayer has time to react.
Niemayer just misses with a punch to the body.
Cabrera staying out of range there.
Cabrera throws the left hand but Niemayer avoids the punch easily.
Cabrera rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Niemayer moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Niemayer takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Niemayer throws a shot from downtown. Cabrera moves away and avoids it.
Niemayer attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Niemayer lands with a straight right. Cabrera didn't see that one coming.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Niemayer crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Cabrera - the referee stops the clock and Niemayer gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Cabrera. Niemayer manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cabrera uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Niemayer.
Cabrera misses with a straight left.
Cabrera is looking to chop away at Niemayer's legs.
Cabrera moves out of range of the strikes.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Niemayer checks it.
Niemayer throws a body shot but no joy.
Niemayer tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Cabrera is able to avoid easily.
Cabrera throws the left hand but Niemayer avoids the punch easily.
A punch lands to the side of Niemayer 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Niemayer connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Helix Cabrera did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
That's time! Back to the action!


Niemayer scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Niemayer connects with a leg kick. Cabrera looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Niemayer uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Cabrera.
Decent striking displayed by Cabrera there.
Cabrera finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Cabrera.
A bone on bone clash there as Niemayer blocks the leg kick.
Cabrera looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Niemayer uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Cabrera.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab from Cabrera misses.
Niemayer 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.
Niemayer thows a left - swing and a miss!
Cabrera with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Niemayer to score with a decent uppercut.
Niemayer throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
An attempted straight right counter from Cabrera misses the target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera slips a jab from Niemayer.
Niemayer swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Good standup being displayed there by Niemayer as he connects with a hook.
Cabrera swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Cabrera swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Niemayer on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Cabrera. Cabrera obviously looking to wear him down.
Cabrera lands a slapping body shot.
Cabrera lands a nice hook to Niemayer's body. Niemayer takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Cabrera fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Niemayer is out of range.
Cabrera throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Niemayer counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Cabrera tries to work over Niemayer's front leg with a kick but Niemayer checks it.
It seemed like Niemayer was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Cabrera misses with a looping left.
Good leg kick by Cabrera there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Niemayer jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Niemayer walks into a jab.
Cabrera connects with the punch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cabrera defending well as Niemayer loads up on a big left hand.
Donk. Niemayer catches Cabrera right on the button with a cross.
Cabrera shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Niemayer connects with a crisp jab.
Cabrera misses with an attempted mid kick.
Cabrera fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Niemayer.
Niemayer misses with the combination.
Cabrera throws a nice looking combination but Niemayer bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Cabrera.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Niemayer.
Cabrera changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Cabrera fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Niemayer manages to avoid it.
Cabrera lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Cabrera cracks the inside of Niemayer's front leg.
Cabrera looks to score with a jab to the body but Niemayer is just out of range.
Cabrera scores with a crisp jab that stopped Niemayer in his tracks.
Cabrera is looking to score with low kicks.
Cabrera throws a leg kick
and Niemayer counters with a stiff right hand.
Cabrera scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Cabrera connects with a right hand. Niemayer shakes it off.
Niemayer throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Cabrera sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Cabrera uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Niemayer.
Cabrera dives in for a single leg takedown but Niemayer sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Niemayer misses with a straight right.
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from Niemayer.
Cabrera half committed to a counter leg kick.
Niemayer checks a low kick from Cabrera.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cabrera is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Niemayer.
Niemayer tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cabrera was well out of range. Poor timing from Niemayer.
Niemayer is looking to chop away at Cabrera's legs.
Cabrera misses with a series of wild punches.
The fighters circling - Niemayer throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Cabrera on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Niemayer takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Niemayer gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
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 Helix Cabrera 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. And we move into the final round!


Niemayer throws a hook but Cabrera avoids it easily.
Cabrera slips a jab from Niemayer.
Niemayer throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Niemayer misses the shot to the body.
Niemayer has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Cabrera.
Niemayer bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Niemayer avoids the body shot from Cabrera.
Niemayer misses with an uppercut.
Cabrera throws a jab but it's blocked by Niemayer.
A little jabbing left from Niemayer on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera misses with an uppercut.
Niemayer throws a big shot that misses.
Cabrera jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Cabrera tests Niemayer's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Niemayer with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Niemayer throws a looping overhand right but Cabrera ducks down to avoid it.
Cabrera throws out a loose jab but Niemayer uses good head movement to avoid it.
Niemayer swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Niemayer lands a nice shot to the body.
Niemayer feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Cabreras jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Cabrera takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Niemayer steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Cabrera.
Cabrera misses with a few strikes there.
Niemayer misses with an uppercut. Cabrera saw that one coming.
Cabrera throws a lazy right hand but Niemayer sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Niemayer looks to land a right hand but Cabrera moved out of range.
Lukas Niemayer has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Niemayer will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Cabrera tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Niemayer catches Cabrera with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cabrera lands a lovely overhand right.
Niemayer jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A telegraphed right hand from Niemayer misses the target.
Niemayer checks a low kick from Cabrera.
Cabrera fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Niemayer checks it well.
Cabrera slips a jab from Niemayer.
Niemayer missing with a left hand there. Cabrera was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Niemayer takes one to the chin there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
The fighters circling - Cabrera throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Cabrera throws a body kick that misses.
Good exchange - Cabrera coming out on top.
Cabrera cracks Niemayer with an open hand slap.
A low kick from Cabrera misses
and Niemayer counters with a nice uppercut.
Cabrera throws a nice inside leg kick.
Niemayer takes a swing at Cabrera's ribcage but misses.
Cabrera looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Cabrera sizes up Niemayer with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
A solid leg kick lands there for Cabrera.
Niemayer takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Niemayer moves out of range of the body kick from Cabrera.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Niemayer looks to land a right hand but Cabrera moved out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Cabrera misses the target.
A nice leg kick lands there from Cabrera.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Niemayer misses with a straight right.
Niemayer throws the left hand but Cabrera avoids the punch easily.
An attempted straight right counter from Cabrera misses the target.
A shot to the body from Niemayer misses
and Cabrera counters with a left and a right that stings Niemayer.
Niemayer throws a looping overhand right but Cabrera ducks down to avoid it.
Niemayer throws an off balance right hand
and Cabrera counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Niemayer closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Niemayer avoids a kick to the body.
Niemayer throws out a counter right but Cabrera avoids it with no problem.
Cabrera buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Cabrera scores with a decent looking hook.
Cabrera misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Niemayer.
Cabrera fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Helix Cabrera.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Cabrera, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 50:45
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 50:45
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Helix Cabrera!

After the fight, Helix Cabrera was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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Event: MFN 362: Olympics Round 1     
Date:   Nov 20, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Maxim Vyacheslav Volkov. Cabrera comes into the arena with Security! Mean muggin Helix is about to assault the whole opposing camp! blaring out of the sound system. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

169 cm
31
158 lbs
27 - 9 - 1
175 cm
36
162 lbs
26 - 7 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Bullet Proof System
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)

Spartan Nutrition
KnockOut



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Maxim Vyacheslav Volkov!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Paul Tew and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cabrera connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Volkov's hands.
Volkov lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Volkov throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Volkov avoids the head kick by Cabrera.
Cabrera has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gangsterdamage in the buildup to the fight.
Volkov misses with a head kick.
Volkov tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera throws a push kick but Volkov slaps the foot to one side.
Cabrera throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Volkov scores with a kick to the midsection.
Cabrera keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Volkov with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Volkov looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Cabrera throws the left hand but Volkov avoids the punch easily.
Volkov takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Nice jab there from Cabrera.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cabrera 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.
A big left from Volkov misses.
Volkov throws a body shot but no joy.
Cabrera throws a sloppy head kick and Volkov moves out of range easily.
Volkov fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Volkov misses with a series of wild punches.
Cabrera attempts a counter takedown but Volkov avoids it well and moves away.
Volkov listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Cabrera throws a low kick but Volkov moves out of range easily.
Cabrera fails to land the takedown.
Volkov swings widly with a right hand
and Volkov takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Cabrera throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Volkov sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Volkov scores with a hook.
Cabrera fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Volkov lands a slapping body shot.
Volkov on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Cabrera. Cabrera obviously looking to wear him down.

Volkov gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.

Cabrera manages to break the clinch.
Cabrera is looking to score with low kicks.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Volkov looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera throws an overhand right that lands on Volkov's shoulder, as Volkov tries to avoid the shot.
Cabrera scores with a jab. Volkov acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Volkov throws a leg kick but Cabrera moved away.
Cabrera jabs Volkov to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Volkov lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
A telegraphed right hand from Cabrera misses the target.
It seemed like Volkov was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Volkov throws a half hearted mid kick.
Cabrera jabs Volkov to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Nice jab there from Cabrera.
Cabrera takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Cabrera misses with a leg kick
and Volkov counters with a nice low kick that buckles Cabrera's knee momentarily.
Volkov scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Cabrera takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Cabrera takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Cabrera throws out a leg kick but Volkov moves out of range and Cabrera only half commits.
A countering left hand to the body from Volkov misses.
Volkov tries to land a leg kick but Cabrera saw it coming and moves away.
Cabrera uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Volkov.
Maxim Vyacheslav Volkov is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Cabrera throws the left hand but Volkov avoids the punch easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Cabrera - that will leave a mark!
Cabrera jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Volkov on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Cabrera. Cabrera obviously looking to wear him down.
Cabrera avoids the body shot from Volkov.
Volkov throws a head kick that misses.
Cabrera is looking to counter punch.
Volkov lands with an uppercut that bounces Cabrera off the cage and back into range.
Cabrera swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Volkov cracks Cabrera with a right hand to the side of the head.
Volkov lands a nice leg kick that just misses Cabrera's sensitive parts.
Cabrera lands with a hook. Volkov tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Volkov lands a jab-cross combination.
Volkov throws a body kick that misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Volkov plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Cabrera throws a push kick but Volkov slaps the foot to one side.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Volkov sees it coming and moves out of range.
Cabrera defending well as Volkov loads up on a big left hand.
Cabrera throws a head kick that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Volkov lands with a good body shot.
Cabrera throws out a leg kick but Volkov moves out of range and Cabrera only half commits.
Cabrera looks for the body kick but Volkov saw that one coming.
Volkov lands a nice shot that snaps Cabrera's head back.
Cabrera scores with a jab. Volkov acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Volkov misses with a leg kick.
Volkov throws a body punch but Cabrera moves out of range.
Cabrera misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Volkov.
Volkov pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Volkov blocks a head kick by Cabrera.
A big left from Cabrera misses.
Cabrera scores with a kick to the body.
Cabrera walks into a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Cabrera.
Cabrera avoids the head kick by Volkov.
Volkov moves away from the strike by Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a solid leg kick but Volkov takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Cabrera.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cabrera on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Volkov throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A slow jab from Cabrera misses its intended target.
Volkov on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Cabrera misses with a body shot.
Cabrera is looking to score with low kicks.
Cabrera chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Cabrera blocks a jab.
Cabrera appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Volkov throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Cabrera throws a body punch but Volkov moves out of range.
Cabrera 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.
Maxim Vyacheslav Volkov seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Volkov scores with a jab to the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera slips a jab from Volkov.
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from Volkov.
Cabrera swings for the body but Volkov moves out of range.
Volkov misses with a head kick.
Volkov takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Good work by Cabrera as he checks the leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a chopping leg kick but Volkov manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Volkov has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Cabrera throws the kick towards the body but Volkov avoids it.
Volkov throws a half hearted mid kick.
Volkov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cabrera was well out of range. Poor timing from Volkov.
Volkov connects with a solid leg kick.
Cabrera takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
A cross from Volkov lands.
Cabrera works Volkov's body with a nice hook.
The fighters circling - Cabrera throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Volkov is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Volkov misses with a jab, cross combination.
Cabrera steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Volkov.
Volkov throws out a leg kick but Cabrera moves out of range and Volkov only half commits.
Cabrera cracks Volkov with an open hand slap.
Volkov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Cabrera.
A little jabbing left from Volkov on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Volkov keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cabrera thuds a left hand into Volkov's body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Volkov throws a half hearted mid kick.
Cabrera clobbers Volkov with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Volkov just misses with a punch to the body.
Volkov takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
A slow jab from Volkov misses its intended target.
Horrible takedown attempt by Cabrera or perhaps it was just good defense by Volkov, which made it look bad.
Volkov throws a leg kick that is checked

and Cabrera counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.

Volkov is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Cabrera is aware though and is defending well.
Volkov keeping moving, preventing Cabrera from controlling successfully.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Volkov is on top in guard.

Cabrera is looking to sweep but instead, Volkov has passed into half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Volkov controlling the pace.
Cabrera wants to improve his position but Volkov is controlling well.
Volkov wants to pass the guard but Cabrera is defending well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Volkov is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Volkov with some aggressive grappling here, looking for the finish.
Cabrera is squirming around, avoiding Volkov's attempts to control the action.
Cabrera has given up his back. Will we see Volkov going for some submissions?
I really don't envy Cabrera right now.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Maxim Vyacheslav Volkov will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Cabrera's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Cabrera avoids the body shot from Volkov.
Cabrera scores with a nice strike.
Volkov slips a jab from Cabrera.
Cabrera feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Volkov's calf.
Cabrera steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Volkov.
Volkov wants to land a leg kick but Cabrera is out of range.
Horrible takedown attempt by Cabrera or perhaps it was just good defense by Volkov, which made it look bad.
A punch combination from Cabrera misses.
Volkov lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Cabrera throws a low kick but Volkov moves out of range easily.
A punch combination from Volkov misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Volkov moves out of range of the strikes.
Volkov 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.
Cabrera throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Volkov lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Volkov throws a lazy right hand but Cabrera sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Volkov looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Cabrera tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
A looping hook to the body misses from Volkov. Cabrera does a little dance to reset his feet.
Volkov throws the left hand but Cabrera avoids the punch easily.
Volkov fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Cabrera.
Volkov checks the leg kick.
Volkov dips to his left and cracks Cabrera with an uppercut!
Volkov tries a head kick but it misses.
Nice defenses there by Cabrera.
Cabrera swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Cabrera throws a hook but Volkov avoids it easily.
Cabrera cracks the inside of Volkov's front leg.
Cabrera takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Volkov ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Cabrera throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Cabrera throws a nice head kick!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Volkov throws a head kick but Cabrera moves out of range.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Volkov takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Volkov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cabrera moves away.
Cabrera is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Cabrera scores with a jab to the body.
Volkov takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Cabrera looks to land a right hand but Volkov moved out of range.
A solid body kick from Volkov.
Volkov throws a hook to the side of Cabrera's head but Cabrera sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Cabrera defending well as Volkov loads up on a big left hand.
Cabrera moves out of range of the strikes.
A punch lands to the side of Volkov 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Cabrera drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
A chopping leg kick lands by Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a shot from downtown. Volkov moves away and avoids it.
Cabrera fails with the takedown
and Volkov counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Volkov slips a jab from Cabrera.
Cabrera connects with a body shot that sends Volkov's belly button to the back.
Cabrera scores with a one two! Volkov had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Volkov slips under a jab.
Cabrera is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Volkov throws a body kick that misses.
It looked like Cabrera wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Volkov lands with a hook. Cabrera tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Cabrera uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Volkov.
Volkov throws out a loose jab but Cabrera uses good head movement to avoid it.
Cabrera misses with a few strikes there.
Volkov looks to land a right hand but Cabrera moved out of range.

Cabrera looking to score a takedown here. Volkov is defending well but Cabrera drives through and ends up in Volkov's guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cabrera postures up and lands a big shot to Volkov's brow.
Volkov keeping moving, preventing Cabrera from controlling successfully.
Cabrera preventing the sweep.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera stays in close to Volkov's body and controls the position.
Cabrera postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Cabrera trying to control the position from guard on top but Volkov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Cabrera tries to free his leg and advance position but Volkov is retaining full guard.
Cabrera trying to control but Volkov is working from the bottom.
Volkov is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Volkov looking for a sweep. Not yet Volkov, not yet.
Volkov pulls Cabrera in close to prevent any damage.
Cabrera trying to control but Volkov is working from the bottom.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cabrera blocks a jab.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Cabrera crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Volkov - the referee stops the clock and Cabrera gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Volkov. Cabrera manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Volkov uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Cabrera.
Cabrera has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Volkov finds it's way round the side to connect with Cabrera's head.
Volkov throws out a leg kick but Cabrera moves out of range and Volkov only half commits.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Volkov, right into the meat.
Volkov misses with a looping left.
Volkov tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Cabrera swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Volkov throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Cabrera was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

Volkov gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Cabrera to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Volkov keeping moving, preventing Cabrera from controlling successfully.
Cabrera postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera postures up in Volkov's guard and throws a big left but Volkov blocks it.
Volkov wants to control the position but Cabrera says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.
Helix Cabrera overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Volkov is pressing down on Cabrera's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Cabrera postures up in Volkov's guard and throws a big left but Volkov blocks it.
Volkov trying to keep a closed guard but Cabrera is proving a slippery customer.
Cabrera is stalling in the full guard.
Volkov working a defensive guard here.
Cabrera throws an elbow that misses. Volkov uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Cabrera's guard. Nice move by Volkov!

The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Volkov trying to control the position from guard on top but Cabrera is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Cabrera can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Volkov controls the pace.
Volkov wants to control from the top but Cabrera keeps moving.
Volkov is looking to advance position but Cabrera has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!


That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera trying to control but Volkov is having none of it.
A nice elbow there by Cabrera.
Cabrera lands an elbow that was bordering on illegal but the referee lets it go with a warning.
Cabrera controlling from the full mount.
Cabrera landing punches.
Cabrera prevents Volkov from getting the reversal.
Cabrera working the ground and pound effectively.
Cabrera is in the full mount, landing strikes.

It looks like Maxim Vyacheslav Volkov has been cut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera landing strikes from the mount and Volkov is in trouble!
Cabrera connects with a bit shot that sees Volkov covering up! More strikes from Cabrera and the referee jumps in to stop the fight! Cabrera is our winner by TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:27 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Helix Cabrera!
In his post fight interview, Helix Cabrera started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
71%

 

Event: Syn 483 - Turpin vs. Gravius 3     
Date:   Nov 10, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Cilian Lynch. Cabrera comes into the arena with Security! Mean muggin Helix is about to assault the whole opposing camp! blaring out of the sound system. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

169 cm
31
158 lbs
26 - 9 - 1
178 cm
26
162 lbs
19 - 9 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)

Hellbent
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Cilian Lynch!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Daniel Bishop and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lynch connects with an inside leg kick.
Nice uppercut lands for Cabrera. That snapped Lynch's head back.
Cabrera misses with a right hand
and Lynch counters with a left to the body.
Lynch wants to slow Cabrera down by chopping away at his legs.
It looked like Cabrera wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Cabrera throws a lazy head kick

and Lynch counters with a single leg into guard. Cabrera didn't expect that.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:32 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Helix Cabrera!
Helix Cabrera retains his lightweight title!
Helix Cabrera 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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RATING
100%

 

Event: Syn 476 - Helix vs Donnelly     
Date:   Oct 09, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Liam Donnelly. Cabrera kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Security! Mean muggin Helix is about to assault the whole opposing camp!. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

169 cm
30
158 lbs
25 - 9 - 1
173 cm
28
161 lbs
20 - 7 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Bullet Proof System

Warrior
Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight 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 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Liam Donnelly!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Donnelly ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Donnelly throws a hook to the side of Cabrera's head but Cabrera sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A shot to the liver by Donnelly. Beautiful body shot.
Cabrera waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Donnelly.
Donnelly has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Cabrera is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Cabrera throws a low kick but Donnelly avoids it.
Cabrera avoids the body shot from Donnelly.
Donnelly throws a body kick that misses.
Cabrera misses with an uppercut. Donnelly saw that one coming.
Donnelly buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Donnelly attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Donnelly turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Cabrera uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Donnelly has time to react.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Cabrera tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Donnelly uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Cabrera.
Cabrera lands a jab.
Cabrera tries to bum rush Donnelly with a series of wild strikes but Donnelly uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Liam Donnelly is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donnelly misses the shot to the body.

Cabrera closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Donnelly to the mat! Donnelly manages to get full guard.
Cabrera tries to free his leg and advance position but Donnelly is retaining full guard.
Cabrera seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.

Donnelly wants to reverse the position here. Cabrera has hold of a leg though and he's dropped back looking for a kneebar! The fighters roll across the mat but Donnelly is forced to tap! Donnelly looks devastated but at least his leg points in the right direction.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:39 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kneebar). Helix Cabrera!
Helix Cabrera retains his lightweight title!
In his post fight interview, Helix Cabrera started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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hype
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RATING
60%

 

Event: Syn 471 - Busta vs. Gravius     
Date:   Sep 15, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between De Bruyne and Helix Cabrera. Bruyne comes to the cage accompanied by Busta Rhymes - Other Side Of The Road . Cabrera has chosen Security! Mean muggin Helix is about to assault the whole opposing camp! as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

175 cm
27
155 lbs
21 - 4 - 3
169 cm
30
158 lbs
24 - 9 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 21 wins, 4 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of New York, De Bruyne!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 24 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Paul Tew and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bruyne misses with a body shot.
Bruyne uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Cabrera.
Bruyne slips under a jab.
Bruyne avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Bruyne scores with a jab. Cabrera acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Bruyne scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Bruyne lands a really nice looking cross but Cabrera seems unphased.
Bruyne looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Cabrera swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A jab from Cabrera misses.
Bruyne uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Cabrera.
Cabrera tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bruyne was well out of range. Poor timing from Cabrera.
Cabrera throws out a leg kick but Bruyne moves out of range and Cabrera only half commits.
Cabrera takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Bruyne clobbers Cabrera with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Bruyne on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Bruyne misses the jab.
Cabrera on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Bruyne staying out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera tries to work over Bruyne's front leg with a kick but Bruyne checks it.
Cabrera misses with a low kick.
Bruyne blocks the body kick.
Bruyne is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Cabrera, as that shot connected.
Bruyne tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cabrera was well out of range. Poor timing from Bruyne.
Cabrera checks a leg kick.
Cabrera throws out a counter right but Bruyne avoids it with no problem.
Bruyne connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
No joy there for Bruyne, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Cabrera connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Cabrera staying out of range there.
Cabrera jabs at Bruyne's body.
Cabrera throws a hook but Bruyne blocks it.
Bruyne misses with a hook.
Cabrera misses with a series of wild punches.
Cabrera turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Bruyne avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Bruyne connects with a crisp jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Cabrera misses the target.
Both fighters circling a little - Cabrera finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Cabrera has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Cabrera takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Cabrera throws a sloppy body shot
and Bruyne counters with a lovely shot to the body.
A big right from Bruyne misses.
Bruyne fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
A little jabbing left from Cabrera on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Bruyne doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Bruyne checks a leg kick.
Cabrera ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bruyne moves away.
Bruyne throwing a counter right hand but Cabrera manages to avoid it.

Cabrera decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.
Bruyne wants to improve his position but Cabrera is controlling well.
Cabrera thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Bruyne's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Cabrera lands a big shot there that rocks Bruyne but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
Cabrera thowing strikes but they're hitting the gloves, not doing any damage.
Cabrera lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
Bruyne can't escape the position.
Cabrera pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.
Cabrera thowing shots but they're missing.
Cabrera looking to ground and pound but Bruyne is blocking nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera controlling from mount.
Cabrera throws an elbow from mount that misses. Lucky escape for Bruyne because Cabrera loaded up on that one.
Cabrera trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Bruyne wants to control but Cabrera is having none of it.
Cabrera tries to control but Bruyne wriggling away.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cabrera lands with some strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cabrera slips a jab and a cross from Bruyne.
Bruyne misses with a low kick.
Cabrera moves away from the strike by Bruyne.
Bruyne throws a solid leg kick but Cabrera takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Bruyne.
Bruyne lands a nice shot to the body.
Bruyne moves away from the strike by Cabrera.
Bruyne takes a shot right to the bread basket.
A bone on bone clash there as Cabrera blocks the leg kick.
Cabrera defending well as Bruyne loads up on a big left hand.
A jab from Cabrera does it's job there.
Bruyne throws a head kick but Cabrera moves out of range.
Bruyne keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Cabrera.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
No joy there for Cabrera, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Bruyne swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Cabrera looks to land a body kick but Bruyne moved away.

Cabrera scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bruyne trying to control from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Cabrera has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Bruyne is staying active underneath Cabrera, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Cabrera winds up and cracks Bruyne with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Bruyne is trying to maintain the position but Cabrera is very close to passing his half guard.
Cabrera lands with a punch from half guard.
Still in half guard, Cabrera seems content to control.
Helix Cabrera has got the better of the ground game so far.
Cabrera tries to pass to full mount but Bruyne defends it.
Bruyne is not content to let Cabrera control the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera trying to control from Bruyne's half guard. Bruyne has other ideas though and has regained full guard.
Cabrera throwing strikes from guard but Bruyne blocks nicely.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Cabrera throws a strike but Bruyne rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Cabrera preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Bruyne has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Cabrera trying to control the position.
Cabrera can't keep his opponent in guard - Bruyne advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera tries to roll over but Bruyne keeps him under control.
Cabrera is staying active underneath Bruyne, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Cabrera manages to get to full guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Cabrera is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Bruyne is aware though and is defending well.
Bruyne sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Cabrera's guard.

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

Cabrera looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

Cabrera looking for submissions off his back.
Cabrera wants to improve his position but Bruyne is controlling well.
Bruyne tries to pass to full mount but Cabrera defends it.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Cabrera is trying to control but can't.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Bruyne listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
A good leg kick by Bruyne.
Cabrera throws a nice inside leg kick.
A punch lands to the side of Bruyne 's head but he takes it in his stride.
That kick from Bruyne tenderised Cabrera's leg. Cabrera is trying to keep his angry face on.
Cabrera lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Cabrera keeps the fight on the outside.
Bruyne moves out of range of the strikes.
Bruyne tries for a takedown but Cabrera circles away easily
and Cabrera counters with a stiff right hand.
Cabrera scores with a nice strike.
Cabrera connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Cabrera lands with a nice combination. Bruyne backs away looking to recover.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bruyne slips a jab from Cabrera.
Bruyne tries to counter by clinching up but Cabrera breaks away and moves out of range.
Cabrera tries a low kick but Bruyne avoids it.
Bruyne throws a front kick that sends Cabrera stumbling back into the cage.
Cabrera fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera takes a swing at Bruyne's ribcage but misses.
Cabrera listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Bruyne misses with an attempted mid kick.
Bruyne ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Cabrera walks into a jab.
Cabrera bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
The fighters circling - Bruyne throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A nice side step and Cabrera releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
A jab from Bruyne finds it's way through Cabrera's defenses.
The fighters circling - Bruyne throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Cabrera throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Cabrera fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
A punch combination from Bruyne misses.
Bruyne moves away from the strike by Cabrera.
Bruyne delivers a nice body kick.
Cabrera shoots in for a takedown but Bruyne shows good takedown defense.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Donk. Cabrera catches Bruyne right on the button with a cross.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
A big right from Cabrera misses.
Bruyne throws a hook to the side of Cabrera's head but Cabrera sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Bruyne bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Bruyne misses with a low kick as Cabrera jumps back.
Helix Cabrera seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Cabrera slips a jab from Bruyne.
Cabrera tests Bruyne's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Cabrera uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bruyne.
Cabrera checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Bruyne blocks a jab.
A nice inside leg kick there by Cabrera. That's going to slow Bruyne down.
A looping hook to the body misses from Cabrera. Bruyne does a little dance to reset his feet.
Cabrera misses with the body kick
and Bruyne counters with a nice leg kick.
Bruyne lands with an uppercut that bounces Cabrera off the cage and back into range.
Cabrera scores with a jab to the jaw.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera checks a low kick from Bruyne.
Bruyne tries a head kick but it misses.
Cabrera throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Cabrera walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Bruyne checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Cabrera gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Cabrera 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.
Nice uppercut there from Cabrera.
Bruyne swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Cabrera counters with a solid body kick.
Cabrera uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bruyne.
Bruyne throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Cabrera swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Cabrera tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Bruyne buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Cabrera connects with a looping right hand.
Cabrera throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Bruyne on the side of the head.
Bruyne fails to land the takedown.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bruyne lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Bruyne pivots, looking for a leg kick but Cabrera is out of range and Bruyne settles back down.
Cabrera throws an overhand right that lands on Bruyne's shoulder, as Bruyne tries to avoid the shot.
A slow jab from Cabrera misses its intended target.
The fight stays on the outside here - Bruyne looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Bruyne throws an off balance right hand
and Cabrera counters with a nice uppercut.
Cabrera swings for the body but Bruyne moves out of range.
Cabrera has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Bruyne blocks a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Bruyne with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Cabrera to score with a decent uppercut.
Bruyne tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Cabrera counters with a stiff right hand.
Cabrera shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Bruyne as he avoids it easily.
Decent striking displayed by Cabrera there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cabrera scores with a jab. Bruyne acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Nice jab there from Bruyne.
Cabrera takes a swing at Bruyne's ribcage but misses.
Bruyne connects with the punch.
A big left from Cabrera misses.
Cabrera lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Bruyne.
Cabrera gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Bruyne.
Cabrera misses the shot to the body.
Bruyne throws a shot from downtown. Cabrera moves away and avoids it.
Cabrera cracks Bruyne with an open hand slap.
Bruyne throws a low kick but Cabrera avoids it.
Cabrera moves out of range as Bruyne throws a body kick.
Bruyne lands with an overhand left.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Bruyne misses with an uppercut.
Bruyne moves out of range of the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bruyne looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Bruyne keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Cabrera.
Bruyne walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Cabrera checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Cabrera throws a right hand that Bruyne ducks under and follows up with a left that Bruyne also avoids with ease.
Cabrera throws a lazy uppercut
and Bruyne counters with a nice body kick.
Bruyne takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
A solid leg kick lands there for Cabrera.
Cabrera is looking to chop away at Bruyne's legs.
Cabrera scores with a shot to the body.
Bruyne looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Bruyne, right into the meat.
Bruyne takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
A combination from Cabrera does no damage.
Cabrera throws a jab but it's blocked by Bruyne.
Cabrera takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bruyne throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera misses the shot to the body.
Bruyne lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Bruyne.
Bruyne throws a big shot that misses.
Bruyne throws out a loose jab but Cabrera uses good head movement to avoid it.
Bruyne checks a low kick from Cabrera.
Cabrera takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Bruyne turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Cabrera's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Bruyne throws out a loose jab but Cabrera uses good head movement to avoid it.
Cabrera moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Cabrera cracks Bruyne with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Cabrera dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Cabrera scores with a hook to the body. Bruyne takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Bruyne walks into a stiff left hand from Cabrera.
Nice takedown defense from Bruyne. No joy for Cabrera on that attempt.
A big right from Bruyne misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Bruyne slips under a jab from Cabrera.
Bruyne swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Bruyne attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Bruyne lunges at Cabrera with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Cabrera's hand.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Cabrera, right into the meat.
Cabrera staying out of range there.
Cabrera goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Cabrera steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Bruyne.
Cabrera throws a hook but Bruyne avoids it easily.
Bruyne lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Cabrera with a poor takedown
and Bruyne counters with a straight right hand.
Bruyne throws a leg kick but Cabrera checks it.
Bruyne throws a poor cross that misses
letting Cabrera counter with a right hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bruyne looks to land a combination but Cabrera avoids it well.
Cabrera feints the counter takedown.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera throws an overhand right that lands on Bruyne's shoulder, as Bruyne tries to avoid the shot.
Cabrera throws the left hand but Bruyne avoids the punch easily.
Cabrera misses with a leg kick.
Bruyne slips under a jab from Cabrera.
Bruyne takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Cabrera avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Bruyne lands with a thumping leg kick.
Cabrera throws a leg kick which misses Bruyne's front leg but catches the back leg as Bruyne tries to avoid it.
Cabrera will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
De Bruyne has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Helix Cabrera.
Bruyne throws a body punch but Cabrera moves out of range.
Bruyne avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Bruyne tries for a takedown but Cabrera circles away easily
and Cabrera counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Bruyne lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
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 De Bruyne will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Cabrera throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Bruyne misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Cabrera looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A chopping leg kick lands by Cabrera.
Bruyne throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Cabrera on the side of the head.
Cabrera throws the left hand but Bruyne avoids the punch easily.
Cabrera throws a shot from downtown. Bruyne moves away and avoids it.
Cabrera misses with an uppercut.
Cabrera is looking to chop away at Bruyne's legs.
Bruyne avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Bruyne throws a quick counter kick to the body but Cabrera avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bruyne misses with a looping right.
Cabrera swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bruyne tries to move into range but Cabrera moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Cabrera waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Bruyne.
Bruyne swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Cabrera keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Bruyne connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Cabrera scrambles back to his feet.
Cabrera throws a good cross that connects.
Cabrera throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
As Cabrera tries to get set, Bruyne tries to push him back and clinch up but Cabrera manages to avoid the attempt.
Bruyne throws a hook but Cabrera avoids it easily.
Bruyne throws a body shot but no joy.
Cabrera lands a body shot.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a head kick but Bruyne moves out of range.
It looked like Bruyne wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Cabrera connects with a leg kick. Bruyne looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Bruyne connects with a right hand. Cabrera shakes it off.
Bruyne lands a leg kick that knocks Cabrera off balance momentarily.
Bruyne lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Bruyne sees it coming and moves out of range.
Cabrera missing with a left hand there. Bruyne was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
De Bruyne has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Cabrera shoots in and bounces Bruyne off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Bruyne has his hands on Cabrera's head, controlling the position.
Cabrera wants to pass the guard but Bruyne is keeping the position.
Cabrera working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

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

Bruyne scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Bruyne wants to control from the top but Cabrera keeps moving.
Bruyne won't allow Cabrera to sweep him here.
Cabrera looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Cabrera wants to control the position but Bruyne says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera regains full guard. Nicely done.
Cabrera preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

Cabrera is looking for a triangle but Bruyne pushes his legs off easily.
Bruyne in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Cabrera manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Bruyne manages to get himself to full guard.

Cabrera wants to control from the top but Bruyne keeps moving.

And that's the end of the fight!
Helix Cabrera comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Cabrera 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 Daniel Bishop scores the fight 46:49
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 46:49
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Helix Cabrera!
Helix Cabrera retains his lightweight title!
A very excited looking Helix Cabrera 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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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
65%

 

Event: Syn 466 - Gravius vs. Turpin 2     
Date:   Aug 25, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and De Bruyne. Cabrera kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Security! Mean muggin Helix is about to assault the whole opposing camp!. Bruyne has chosen Busta Rhymes - Other Side Of The Road as his entrance music. De Bruyne is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

169 cm
30
158 lbs
24 - 9 - 0
175 cm
27
155 lbs
21 - 4 - 2
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Bullet Proof System
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)

Bullet Proof System
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight 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 Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, De Bruyne!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Paul Tew and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bruyne circles away from the clinch attempt.
Bruyne has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Cabrera is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Cabrera scores with a decent looking hook.

Bruyne has Cabrera up against the cage in a clinch.
Cabrera has a couple of punches blocked by Bruyne.
Cabrera swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Bruyne tries to throw a body punch but Cabrera avoids it by throwing Bruyne back against the cage.

Cabrera has moved round to his opponent's back and is looking for a suplex! Oh snap! He's tossed Bruyne clear over his head and slammed him to the mat!
Cabrera wants to control but Bruyne is keeping busy.
Even with his hooks in, Cabrera manages to miss with strikes from the back.
Cabrera controlling well, preventing Bruyne from escaping the position.
Bruyne looks to control his opponent's hands but he's not mananging it at the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera has the hooks in. Bruyne is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.
Bruyne is in a world of trouble here. He's outmatched on the ground here and he'd better get Cabrera off his back sharpish unless he wants to be submitted.
Bruyne is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Bruyne is in a bad position with Cabrera working for a choke. Bruyne manages to spin nicely into guard and the danger is over for the moment.

Cabrera looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Bruyne passes into half guard.
Cabrera tries to roll over but Bruyne keeps him under control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne is trying to control the action in half guard but Cabrera is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Cabrera trying to hold on to Bruyne's head to control him but Bruyne postures up.
Bruyne is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Cabrera gets back to full guard.
Bruyne wants to control from the top but Cabrera keeps moving.
Cabrera is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Bruyne's guard.

Cabrera wants to control from the top but Bruyne keeps moving.
Bruyne lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Bruyne is looking to work some ground and pound but Cabrera has wrist control.
Cabrera looking to control.
Bruyne preventing the sweep.
Bruyne postures up and lands a big shot to Cabrera's brow.
Bruyne pushes down on Cabrera's leg and manages to get into half guard.
The fighters are battling for position here. Cabrera manages to regain full guard. Nice work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne is in close to Cabrera's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Bruyne lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Cabrera bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Bruyne's guard.

Cabrera postures up.
Cabrera preventing the sweep.
Cabrera throwing strikes from guard but Bruyne blocks nicely.
Bruyne controls Cabrera momentarily but Cabrera frees himself.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Cabrera missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cabrera swings away with a body shot that misses
and Bruyne counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Bruyne moves forwards but Cabrera connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Cabrera is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Bruyne can do to turn this around?
Cabrera lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Bruyne circles away quickly and effectively.
Bruyne takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Bruyne misses with a kick to the body
and Cabrera counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Cabrera is looking to score with low kicks.
Cabrera throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Bruyne! But no joy.
Cabrera looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Bruyne defending well as Cabrera loads up on a big left hand.
Bruyne connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Bruyne walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Cabrera throws a nice outside leg kick.
Cabrera connects with the punch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
The fight stays on the outside here - Cabrera looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Cabrera swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Bruyne looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Bruyne keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cabrera looking to land some kicks to the body here.
A nice leg kick lands there from Cabrera.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bruyne waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Cabrera.
Cabrera looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Cabrera takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Nice shot lands for Cabrera.
Cabrera with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Cabrera looks for the body kick but Bruyne saw that one coming.
Bruyne feints the counter takedown.
Bruyne moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A jab from Bruyne finds it's way through Cabrera's defenses.
Bruyne throws a head kick but Cabrera moves out of range.
Cabrera tries to close the distance and clinch but Bruyne swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Cabrera looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Cabrera tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Bruyne checks a leg kick nicely.
Bruyne throws a counter combo.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Cabrera.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
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!
Bruyne misses with a hook. Cabrera ducked under it nicely.
Bruyne slips a straight right by Cabrera.
Bruyne waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Cabrera.
Bruyne cracks Cabrera with a good jab.
Bruyne misses with a hook.
A chopping leg kick lands by Bruyne.
Cabrera throws a body kick that misses

and Bruyne counters by moving into the clinch.

Cabrera breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Bruyne tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Cabrera uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Bruyne.
Cabrera fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bruyne manages to avoid it.
Cabrera has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Cabrera there as he acknowledges the shot.
Cabrera with a nice cross.
Bruyne moves out of range of the body kick from Cabrera.
Bruyne is looking to slow Cabrera down with leg kicks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne throws a low kick but Cabrera moves out of range easily.
Cabrera tries to counter with a takedown but Bruyne is quick to defend against it.
Bruyne misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Cabrera counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Bruyne misses with a straight right.
Cabrera throws a wild body kick that Bruyne sees coming a mile off.
Bruyne misses with a lunging right hand
and Bruyne takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Bruyne dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Cabrera. That did some damage!

Bruyne closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Bruyne lands in his opponent's guard.
Cabrera keeping moving, preventing Bruyne from controlling successfully.
Bruyne with a nice head shot there.
Cabrera keeping moving, preventing Bruyne from controlling successfully.
Cabrera is trying to control the position but Bruyne postures up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera wants to improve his position but instead Bruyne has moved into half guard.
Cabrera on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Bruyne looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Cabrera is looking to control Bruyne's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Cabrera avoid being mounted?
Bruyne is pressing down on Cabrera's thigh, looking to free his foot. Cabrera is holding on for now.
Cabrera wants to control but Bruyne is keeping busy and won't allow it.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Cabrera has hold of Bruyne's hands but Bruyne slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Cabrera is refusing to be controlled, as Bruyne sits in half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but De Bruyne will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Bruyne misses the jab.
Bruyne misses with a looping right.
Cabrera is looking to counter with a body kick.
Bruyne throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Cabrera displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Bruyne throws out the jab.
Bruyne shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Cabrera attempts a counter takedown but Bruyne avoids it well and moves away.
Bruyne lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Cabrera backs up against the cage.
A swing and a miss from Bruyne.
Cabrera appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Cabrera checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Cabrera throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Cabrera jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Cabrera lands a slapping body shot.
Bruyne tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
De Bruyne seems to be getting the better of the standup.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera misses with a series of wild punches.
Bruyne throws a solid leg kick but Cabrera takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Bruyne.
Cabrera looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Bruyne throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Bruyne misses with a straight left.
A little feinted left hand from Cabrera on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera scores with a jab. Bruyne acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Bruyne takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Cabrera shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Bruyne lands a jab to the head.
Bruyne on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Bruyne throws the left hand but Cabrera avoids the punch easily.
Cabrera looks to land a left hand but Bruyne moved out of range nicely.
Bruyne takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Cabrera cracks Bruyne with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Cabrera throws a body punch but Bruyne moves out of range.
A nice side step and Bruyne releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Cabrera cracks Bruyne with an open hand slap.
Bruyne bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A nice leg kick lands there from Bruyne.
Cabrera scores with a hook.
Bruyne throws a nice looking combination but Cabrera bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Cabrera appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Cabrera throws a nice outside leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne stalks Cabrera and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Cabrera's face. Cabrera staggers backwards, shaken.
Cabrera clobbers Bruyne with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Cabrera moves out of range of the strikes.
Cabrera changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Bruyne rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
letting Cabrera counter with a right hand.
Bruyne misses with a kick to the body.
Cabrera misses with a body kick.
Nice body punch from Cabrera.
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from Bruyne.
A little feinted left hand from Cabrera on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Bruyne throws a head kick that misses.
Cabrera changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Nice jab there from Bruyne.
Bruyne misses with a head kick.
Cabrera wants to slow Bruyne down by chopping away at his legs.
Bruyne is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Bruyne attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Cabrera misses with an uppercut. Bruyne saw that one coming.
Cabrera throws out a loose jab but Bruyne uses good head movement to avoid it.
Cabrera shoots for a takedown but Bruyne saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne misses with a looping left.
Bruyne lands a lovely overhand right.
A low kick from Bruyne is predictable there

and Cabrera counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Bruyne!
Bruyne manages to get back to half guard.
Cabrera is looking to pass Bruyne's guard but actually Bruyne recovers to full guard.
Cabrera trying to control but Bruyne is working from the bottom.
Bruyne avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Cabrera trying to control the position from guard on top but Bruyne is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera throwing strikes but missing.
Cabrera throwing strikes but missing.
Bruyne lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Bruyne landing some decent shots from guard.
Cabrera wants to sweep but no luck.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cabrera swats away the attempt to clinch by Bruyne.
Cabrera tried to counter with a leg kick but Bruyne avoided it.
Bruyne lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
A cross from Cabrera lands.
Cabrera bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Cabrera moves out of range of the strikes.
Cabrera tests Bruyne's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Bruyne tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Cabrera manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Cabrera shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Bruyne defends it nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bruyne cracks Cabrera with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Crunch! Cabrera slams his shin into Bruyne's torso.
Bruyne swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera slips under a jab.
Cabrera moves away from the strike by Bruyne.
Cabrera swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Cabrera jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Cabrera throws a low kick, looking for Bruyne's leg but Bruyne calmly moves out of range.
Bruyne gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Cabrera scores with a hook.

Cabrera closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Cabrera lands in his opponent's guard.
Bruyne seems keen to control Cabrera's posture.
Cabrera throws a big right hand that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne controls Cabrera momentarily but Cabrera frees himself.
Cabrera working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Bruyne's head.
Bruyne working a defensive guard here.
Bruyne pulls Cabrera in close to prevent any damage.
Cabrera throwing strikes but missing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera wants to control from the top but Bruyne keeps moving.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Cabrera throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Bruyne stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Bruyne throws a body shot but no joy.
A big left from Bruyne misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Cabrera misses the target.
Cabrera checks a leg kick.
Bruyne will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
A left lands for Cabrera.
Bruyne throws an off balance right hand
and Cabrera counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Bruyne throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Cabrera feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Bruynes jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Bruyne wants to clinch up but Cabrera keeps it at a distance.
Cabrera changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Bruyne's calf.
Bruyne throws a low kick but it's checked well by Cabrera.
Cabrera misses with a few strikes there.
Cabrera goes for a double leg but Bruyne avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Bruyne continues to drive forward.
Bruyne moves away from the strike by Cabrera.
Bruyne ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cabrera moves away.
Bruyne thuds his right hand into Cabrera's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A telegraphed right hand from Bruyne misses the target.
A combination from Cabrera does no damage.
Bruyne staying out of range there.
Bruyne lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Bruyne misses with the combination.
Bruyne on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera had his way with De Bruyne in that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Nice cross by Bruyne.
Cabrera chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Bruyne can pounce on him.
Cabrera looks to land a combination. Bruyne sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Bruyne slaps away a takedown attempt from Cabrera, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Cabrera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bruyne avoids a kick to the body.
Bruyne feints and then cracks Cabrera's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Cabrera down.
A chopping leg kick lands by Bruyne.
Cabrera misses with a hook
and Bruyne counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Cabrera ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Cabrera tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Bruyne looks to throw a body kick
and Cabrera counters with a good, hard body kick but Bruyne shrugs it off.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cabrera falls off balance throwing a combination
and Bruyne counters with a stiff right hand.
Cabrera bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera tries to score with a low kick but Bruyne moves his leg out of the way.
Cabrera fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Bruyne avoids it really well and circles away.
Bruyne closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Cabrera looks to score with a jab to the body but Bruyne is just out of range.
Cabrera defending well as Bruyne loads up on a big left hand.
Cabrera lands with a hook. Bruyne tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Bruyne lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Bruyne steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Cabrera.
Cabrera uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Bruyne moves out of range as Cabrera strikes.
A slow jab from Bruyne misses its intended target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera looks to throw the jab but Bruyne is out of range.
Bruyne has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Nice straight punches there by Bruyne. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Bruyne.
Bruyne misses with a straight left.
Bruyne blocks the body kick.
Cabrera backing away here, and Bruyne unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Cabrera throws a leg kick which misses Bruyne's front leg but catches the back leg as Bruyne tries to avoid it.
Bruyne is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Cabrera lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Bruyne at a distance.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Bruyne clinches.
Bruyne tries to work over Cabrera's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short left from Bruyne.
Cabrera is trying to push Bruyne away but Bruyne has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Cabrera lands a right hand.
Cabrera wants to break free but Bruyne has control.
Bruyne misses with some punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Still in the clinch, Cabrera scores with a nice short uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Cabrera.
Bruyne is defending well against a takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Helix Cabrera. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Nice body punch from Bruyne - that landed with a thud.
Cabrera wants to stall.
Cabrera misses with the head strike.
Cabrera misses with a hook to the ribs.
Bruyne goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Bruyne is working Cabrera over against the cage.
Cabrera has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Bruyne lands a nice uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Bruyne fails to land.
Bruyne scores with a nice hook to the head.
Bruyne tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Cabrera has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Bruyne after a bit of a struggle.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bruyne lands a left hand.
A right hook to the body lands for Bruyne.
De Bruyne seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Bruyne tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Cabrera's elbow.
Bruyne lands a hook to the side of the head.
Cabrera has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Bruyne is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
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.
Cabrera tries to circle away but Bruyne has him pinned against the cage.
Cabrera lands with a light punch inside.
Bruyne lands a nice uppercut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Bruyne can't find room to land a body shot as Cabrera controls the action.

Cabrera breaks the clinch.
Cabrera throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Cabrera throws a jab when Bruyne was well out of range.
Bruyne just misses with a punch to the body.
Bruyne avoids the body shot from Cabrera.
A looping hook to the body misses from Cabrera. Bruyne does a little dance to reset his feet.
Cabrera is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Cabrera wants to slow Bruyne down by chopping away at his legs.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge James Glass scores the fight 48:48
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 47:48
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 48:47

The fight is ruled a draw!

Helix Cabrera retains his title. It's always disappointing when a championship fight ends as a draw but that's what happens when you leave the fight in the judges hands!
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
58%

 

Event: Syn 461 - Heatwave     
Date:   Aug 03, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Mike Hussle. Cabrera kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Security! Mean muggin Helix is about to assault the whole opposing camp!. Mike Hussle acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

169 cm
29
158 lbs
23 - 9 - 0
170 cm
26
159 lbs
21 - 9 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Bullet Proof System
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Spartan Nutrition 160Q with Proof



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
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 London, Mike Hussle!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Andrew Berry and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A head kick misses from Hussle.
Cabrera feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Hussle's calf.
Hussle blocks a jab.
Hussle takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Hussle on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Cabrera. Cabrera obviously looking to wear him down.
Hussle blocks a jab.
Cabrera dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Hussle. That did some damage!
Cabrera uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Hussle.
Cabrera takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Hussle misses with a body shot
and Cabrera counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Hussle takes one to the chin there.
Hussle rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Cabrera counters with a kick to the head that grazes his opponent. Hussle is lucky that one didn't land flush.
Hussle throws a leg kick but Cabrera checks it.
A leg kick checked by Cabrera.
Hussle throws a leg kick but Cabrera sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Hussle ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Hussle lands a slapping body shot.
Hussle keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Cabrera.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera slips under a jab.

Hussle tries to sprawl but Cabrera drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Cabrera not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Cabrera lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Cabrera prevents Hussle from improving his position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Cabrera trying to control the action but Hussle is working from the bottom.
Cabrera thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Cabrera throwing shots but Hussle is blocking nicely.
Hussle is trying to maintain the position but Cabrera is very close to passing his half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Cabrera thows a huge punch but Hussle dodges it nicely.
Hussle keeping hold of Cabrera's head, controlling as best he can.
Cabrera wants to take a breather but Hussle is having none of it.
Hussle has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Cabrera is working away from the top position though.
Cabrera missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

Cabrera in half guard on the top. He's looking for a kimura... He's got it locked and he's managed to free his trapped foot. Hussle tries to escape but it's on too tight and he has to tap! Great BJJ skills there from Cabrera!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Helix Cabrera!
Helix Cabrera bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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pop
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RATING
38%

 

Event: Syn 453 - Great American Bash     
Date:   Jun 30, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Liam Donnelly and Helix Cabrera. Cabrera comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Security! Mean muggin Helix is about to assault the whole opposing camp! kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

173 cm
27
161 lbs
18 - 6 - 0
169 cm
29
158 lbs
22 - 9 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System
Sun-Tzu

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 18 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Liam Donnelly!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 22 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cabrera uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Donnelly.
Cabrera with the counter takedown but Donnelly avoids it easily.
Donnelly has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Wild Card in the buildup to the fight.
A telegraphed right hand from Cabrera misses the target.
Donnelly throwing a counter right hand but Cabrera manages to avoid it.
Cabrera with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Donnelly lands with a hook. Cabrera tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Cabrera scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Cabrera connects with a solid leg kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Cabrera.
Donnelly just misses with a punch to the body.
Cabrera throws a combination. Donnelly tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Donnelly with a hook.
Cabrera chopping away at his opponent's legs.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Cabrera keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cabrera drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Donnelly defends it well.
Cabrera misses with a double jab
and Donnelly counters with a good low kick that Cabrera was not able to check.
Cabrera misses with an uppercut.
Donnelly swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Cabrera is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Donnelly.
Donnelly is looking to counter punch.

Donnelly tries to sprawl but Cabrera drives through with a takedown into half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera throwing shots but Donnelly is blocking nicely.
Cabrera prevents Donnelly from improving his position.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Cabrera working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Donnelly avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Cabrera.
Donnelly works his way to full guard. Good work.
Donnelly is trying to keep Cabrera in close.
Cabrera wants to pass the guard but Donnelly is keeping the position.
Donnelly working a defensive guard here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Donnelly is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Cabrera is controlling him.

Donnelly looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Donnelly 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.
Cabrera pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Donnelly is keeping the position for now.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Donnelly takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera misses with a hook to the body
enabling Donnelly to counter with a crisp jab.
Liam Donnelly is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Donnelly stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Cabrera.
Donnelly avoids a punch combination nicely.
Donnelly throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Cabrera stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Donnelly waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Donnelly stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Cabrera just misses with a punch to the body.
Donnelly throws an overhand right that lands on Cabrera's shoulder, as Cabrera tries to avoid the shot.
Donnelly with a jab.
Cabrera lands a jab to the head.
Cabrera misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Donnelly.
Donnelly ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
It looked like Donnelly wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Donnelly fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Cabrera looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Helix Cabrera seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cabrera fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Donnelly blocks a jab.
Donnelly moves into range and connects with a jab.
Cabrera connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Donnelly throws a shot from downtown. Cabrera moves away and avoids it.
Donnelly looks to throw the jab but Cabrera is out of range.
Donnelly swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Donnelly connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Cabrera's hands.
Cabrera with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Cabrera misses with a right hand
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
and Donnelly counters with a left to the body.
Donnelly throws a jab but it's blocked by Cabrera.
Donnelly lands a jab to Cabrera's midsection.
Donnelly throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Cabrera stuns Donnelly with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Donnelly chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Cabrera can pounce on him.
Cabrera defending well as Donnelly loads up on a big left hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Helix Cabrera will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Cabrera scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Donnelly connects with a solid leg kick.
Donnelly changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Donnelly throws a hook to the side of Cabrera's head but Cabrera sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Cabrera keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Cabrera scores with a shot to the body.
Cabrera swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Donnelly scores with a jab to the head.
Donnelly keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Cabrera.
Donnelly takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Cabrera misses with a double jab
and Donnelly counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Donnelly misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cabrera.
Cabrera counters with a body 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!
A slow jab from Donnelly misses its intended target.
Cabrera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Cabrera looking to land some kicks to the body here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donnelly takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Cabrera lands a right hook to the body.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Donnelly.
Cabrera throws a hook but Donnelly blocks it.
Donnelly throws out a leg kick but Cabrera moves out of range and Donnelly only half commits.
Cabrera looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Donnelly throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Donnelly misses with a lunging right hand
and Cabrera counters with a nice uppercut.
Donnelly gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Cabrera.
Donnelly tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cabrera was well out of range. Poor timing from Donnelly.
Cabrera takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Cabrera has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Cabrera there as he acknowledges the shot.

Cabrera dives in and scores a takedown into Donnelly's guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cabrera working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Cabrera looking to sit in guard and control but Donnelly gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.


That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera keeping moving, preventing Donnelly from controlling successfully.
Donnelly is really struggling to control Cabrera but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Cabrera 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.
Donnelly's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Cabrera controls Donnelly momentarily but Donnelly frees himself.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Donnelly showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Donnelly trying to control but Cabrera is working from the bottom.
Donnelly stopping the sweep attempt from Cabrera.
Donnelly wants to control from the top but Cabrera keeps moving.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Cabrera plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Donnelly lands a body shot.
Donnelly wants to land a leg kick but Cabrera is out of range.
Cabrera feints and then cracks Donnelly's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Donnelly down.
Donnelly scores with a jab. Cabrera acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Cabrera fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Donnelly misses the shot to the body.
Donnelly connects with an inside leg kick.
Cabrera tries to score with a low kick but Donnelly moves his leg out of the way.
Donnelly lands with an overhand left.
Helix Cabrera seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Cabrera lands with a slapping head kick.
Donnelly ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cabrera moves away.
A leg kick checked by Cabrera.
Donnelly misses with an uppercut.
Cabrera thows a left - swing and a miss!
Cabrera throws a low kick, looking for Donnelly's leg but Donnelly calmly moves out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Donnelly misses with a body shot.
Donnelly is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a sloppy head kick
and Donnelly counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Good exchange - Donnelly coming out on top.
Cabrera on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Cabrera misses with a right hand
and Donnelly counters with a stiff right hand.
Cabrera connects with a solid leg kick.
Donnelly lands a glancing blow to the side of Cabrera's head.
Donnelly uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Cabrera throws a right hand that misses
and Donnelly counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Donnelly is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Cabrera fails to land with a series of punches.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from Donnelly.
Donnelly gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Donnelly lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Donnelly attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera misses the jab.
Cabrera tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Donnelly was well out of range. Poor timing from Cabrera.
A nice inside leg kick there by Donnelly. That's going to slow Cabrera down.
Cabrera misses with a takedown attempt - Donnelly sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
A low kick from Cabrera is predictable there
and Donnelly counters with a stiff right hand.
Cabrera misses with a left hand
enabling Donnelly to counter with a crisp jab.
Cabrera throws a low kick but Donnelly avoids it.
Cabrera misses with a low kick.
Donnelly fires out a quick counter leg kick but Cabrera just manages to avoid it.
Cabrera dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Nice defenses there by Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a low kick but Donnelly avoids it.
Donnelly moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Donnelly misses with a wild body shot.
Cabrera catches Donnelly with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Donnelly throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Cabrera feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Donnellys jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Donnelly tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Cabrera is able to avoid easily.
Cabrera on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Cabrera looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Cabrera misses with a hook. Donnelly ducked under it nicely.
Donnelly scores with a hook to the body. Cabrera takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Cabrera changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Cabrera connects with a jab.
Donnelly misses with a wild body shot.
Donnelly slips a jab from Cabrera.
Cabrera connects with a body shot.
A big right from Cabrera misses.
Cabrera throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Donnelly is looking to slow Cabrera down with leg kicks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera misses with a kick to the body
and Donnelly counters with a low kick, right behind Cabrera 's knee.
Donnelly throws a lazy uppercut
and Donnelly takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Donnelly blocks a jab.
Donnelly bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Cabrera misses the shot to the body.
Cabrera throws a leg kick that is checked
enabling Donnelly to counter with a crisp jab.
Cabrera takes a swing at Donnelly's ribcage but misses.
Donnelly looks to throw the jab but Cabrera is out of range.
Cabrera swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nice straight punches there by Donnelly. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Donnelly.
Cabrera misses with the combination.
Donnelly misses with a body shot.
Cabrera with the counter takedown but Donnelly avoids it easily.
A big left from Donnelly misses.
Cabrera has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Donnelly is able to avoid easily.
Cabrera throws a hook to the side of Donnelly's head but Donnelly sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Donnelly scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
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!
Cabrera scores with a jab.
Donnelly throws a jab when Cabrera was well out of range.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Donnelly sees it coming and moves out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Donnelly misses the target.
Donnelly misses with a jab to the body
and Cabrera counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Cabrera gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Donnelly.
Donnelly throws a wild body kick that Cabrera sees coming a mile off.
Cabrera tries to score with a low kick but Donnelly moves his leg out of the way.
Donnelly keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Donnelly was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Donnelly circles away from the clinch attempt.
Donnelly is looking to counter punch.
Cabrera lands a leg kick that knocks Donnelly off balance momentarily.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Donnelly checks it.
Donnelly was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Cabrera lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Donnelly slips a jab from Cabrera.
An attempted straight right counter from Donnelly misses the target.
A swing and a miss from Cabrera.
A looping hook to the body misses from Cabrera. Donnelly does a little dance to reset his feet.
Donnelly lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Cabrera at a distance.
Cabrera throws out a loose jab but Donnelly uses good head movement to avoid it.
Cabrera staying out of range there.
Cabrera misses with an uppercut.
Donnelly is looking to counter punch.
Donnelly ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Cabrera finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Donnelly throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera looking to land some kicks to the body here.

Cabrera closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Donnelly to the mat! Donnelly manages to get full guard.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a strike aimed at the side of Donnelly's head but Donnelly avoids it well.
Donnelly is trying to work for a sweep but Cabrera has mounted him!
Donnelly tries to hold on but Cabrera pushes him away.
Cabrera putting on the heat here with some good ground and pound!
Cabrera landing strikes, looking to finish!
Cabrera trying to control but Donnelly is having none of it.
Helix Cabrera has got the better of the ground game so far.
Cabrera scores with a couple of good head shots there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera postures up and cracks his opponent a couple of times before moving back into close ground control. Donnelly looks a forlorn figure.
Donnelly is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Donnelly is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Donnelly really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Donnelly gets back to half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Donnelly makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Donnelly.
Cabrera controls from within his opponent's guard.
Donnelly is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.


Cabrera looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Donnelly perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera is looking to improve his position.
Cabrera makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Cabrera.
Donnelly content to stall in guard here.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Donnelly preventing the sweep.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera dominated that fourth round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


A looping hook to the body misses from Donnelly. Cabrera does a little dance to reset his feet.
Donnelly throws a leg kick that is checked
and Cabrera counters with a good low kick that Donnelly was not able to check.
Donnelly slips under a jab.
Donnelly scores with a hook.
Donnelly takes a swing at Cabrera's ribcage but misses.
Cabrera slips under a jab from Donnelly.
Cabrera moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Donnelly gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Cabrera.
Cabrera feints and then cracks Donnelly's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Donnelly down.
Cabrera misses with a low kick as Donnelly jumps back.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Donnelly takes one on the button.
Cabrera throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A chopping leg kick lands by Donnelly.
Good leg kick by Donnelly there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Cabrera scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donnelly throws a leg kick that misses.
Cabrera steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Donnelly.
Cabrera moves into range and connects with a jab.
Donnelly throws a lazy uppercut
and Cabrera counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Donnelly thinking.
Cabrera fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Cabrera throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Cabrera throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Cabrera loads up on a big right hand but Donnelly slips the punch.
Cabrera shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Donnelly was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Donnelly digs a good body shot into Cabrera's ribs.
Donnelly is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Cabrera.
Donnelly throws the left hand but Cabrera avoids the punch easily.
Donnelly staying out of range there.
Liam Donnelly has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Donnelly manages to avoid it.
Donnelly looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Donnelly defending well as Cabrera loads up on a big left hand.
Donnelly throwing a counter right hand but Cabrera manages to avoid it.
Cabrera slips a jab from Donnelly.
Cabrera with a jab.
Donnelly wants to slow Cabrera down by chopping away at his legs.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Donnelly uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Cabrera.
Donnelly swings widly with a right hand
and Donnelly takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Cabrera cracks the inside of Donnelly's front leg.
Cabrera connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

Cabrera shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Cabrera showed some decent athleticism there.

Donnelly actively working from the bottom here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Cabrera moves into side control, avoiding a weak kimura attempt from Donnelly.
Donnelly is looking for a sweep.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Donnelly wants to control but Cabrera postures up.
Cabrera tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Cabrera tries to advance position but instead Donnelly slips a leg back in to half guard.
Cabrera working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Cabrera is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Cabrera lands with a punch from half guard.
Donnelly tries to strike from the bottom but it doesn't land.
Donnelly misses with some strikes from the bottom.

And that's the end of the fight!
Helix Cabrera comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Cabrera 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 46:49
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 46:49
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Helix Cabrera!
Helix Cabrera retains his lightweight title!
A less than humble Helix Cabrera misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.
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RATING
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Event: Syn 449 - Wayne vs. Cabrera     
Date:   Jun 14, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lil Wayne and Helix Cabrera. Wayne comes to the cage accompanied by Back Up In Yo Ass With The Resurrection. Cabrera has chosen Security! Mean muggin Helix is about to assault the whole opposing camp. 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.

168 cm
31
146 lbs
39 - 4 - 1
169 cm
29
150 lbs
21 - 9 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 39 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Lil Wayne!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Wayne misses the jab.
Wayne lands a nice leg kick that just misses Cabrera's sensitive parts.
Wayne looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Cabrera looks to land a left hand but Wayne moved out of range nicely.
Wayne misses with a wild body shot.
Cabrera dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Cabrera turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Wayne blocks a jab.
Cabrera throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
It appears Wayne was looking to counter with a kick there.
Wayne wants to clinch up but Cabrera keeps it at a distance.
Cabrera throws a big shot that misses.
Wayne with a jab.
Cabrera fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Wayne manages to avoid it.
Cabrera staying out of range there.
Wayne checks a leg kick nicely.
Cabrera looks to land a combination but Wayne avoids it well.
Wayne takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Wayne gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Wayne is pulling down on Cabrera's head to control his posture.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wayne wants to sweep but no luck.
Cabrera trying to control but Wayne is working from the bottom.
Wayne pulls Cabrera in close to prevent any damage.
Cabrera throws a big right hand that misses.
Cabrera advances position into side control!
Cabrera working the ground and pound but Wayne is defending the strikes.
Cabrera wants to control but Wayne is keeping him busy.
Wayne is looking for a sweep.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera working the ground and pound.
Cabrera with the ground and pound but Wayne regains half guard under the barage of strikes.
Wayne is looking to control Cabrera's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Wayne avoid being mounted?
Wayne moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.

Cabrera is trying to work a guillotine from the top, or something like that? Don't know how he thinks he's going to get a finish from there.
Cabrera content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Wayne managing to control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Cabrera working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Wayne looking to control.
Cabrera preventing the sweep.
Cabrera throwing strikes but missing.
Cabrera throwing strikes but missing.
Cabrera is looking to work some ground and pound but Wayne has wrist control.

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

Cabrera got a little sloppy there for a moment and Wayne has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Cabrera has managed to get both his arms back between Wayne's legs - danger averted.
Wayne seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.
Cabrera throws a big right hand that misses.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Wayne working a defensive guard here.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Cabrera wants to control from the top but Wayne keeps moving.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Cabrera takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Wayne scores with a jab.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Cabrera takes a swing at Wayne's ribcage but misses.
Wayne feinted there with a counter leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Wayne. That's going to slow Cabrera down.
Wayne takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Good exchange - Cabrera coming out on top.
Cabrera throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cabrera just misses with a punch to the body.
Wayne was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Cabrera has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Cabrera clobbers Wayne with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Cabrera tries to clinch but Wayne is having none of it.
Cabrera throws a right hand that misses
and Wayne counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Wayne ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
It looked like Wayne was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Cabrera.
Cabrera connects with a crisp jab.
Wayne paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Cabrera misses the shot to the body.
Wayne gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Cabrera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Wayne appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Wayne tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Cabrera manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Wayne throws a big shot that misses.
Cabrera misses with a body shot.
Wayne will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Wayne misses with a looping right.

Wayne drives through and clinches with Cabrera against the cage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A short uppercut from Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a head punch that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Wayne struggles to land a body shot inside as Cabrera controls his hands.
Cabrera working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A body shot lands from Cabrera.
Wayne trying to control the position but instead, Cabrera has worked for underhooks and has pushed Wayne into the cage.
Wayne lands a shoulder strike.
Cabrera tries to work over Wayne's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Cabrera throws a head punch that misses.
Cabrera pushes Wayne back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Wayne misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A right hand to the body from Cabrera.
A shot in the inside from Wayne.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Cabrera.

Cabrera has picked Wayne up - he's going for a ride! Cabrera dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cabrera throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Cabrera wants to lay and pray for a moment but Wayne keeps working.
Wayne desperately trying to maintain half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wayne is trying to maintain the position but Cabrera is very close to passing his half guard.
Cabrera controlling the action here.
Cabrera wants to pass to mount but Wayne is defending the position.
Wayne is trying to get back to full guard.
Wayne is trying to control but Cabrera manages to pass to mount!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wayne sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
Cabrera is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Cabrera throwing shots but Wayne is blocking nicely.
Wayne holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
Cabrera tries to pass the half guard into mount. Wayne knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.

Wayne looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Cabrera wants to pass the guard but Wayne is defending well.
Wayne avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Cabrera.
Cabrera trying to control from Wayne's half guard. Wayne has other ideas though and has regained full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Cabrera accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Cabrera working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Cabrera wants to control from the top but Wayne keeps moving.
Cabrera has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

Wayne had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Cabrera defends it easily.
Wayne wants to sweep here but Cabrera controlling him for the moment.
Cabrera trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Cabrera being controlled here momentarily.
Cabrera postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Back to the action!


Cabrera slips a straight right by Wayne.
A countering left hand to the body from Cabrera misses.
A telegraphed right hand from Wayne misses the target.
Cabrera with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Cabrera scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Cabrera slips a jab from Wayne.
Wayne swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Cabrera throws a nice outside leg kick.
Cabrera lands a jab.
Cabrera walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Wayne checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Cabrera misses with a straight left.
Cabrera uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Wayne has time to react.
Wayne throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wayne lands with a hook. Cabrera tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Wayne thows a leg kick but Cabrera checks it

and Cabrera counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Wayne manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Cabrera manages to get himself to full guard.


Cabrera working for a triangle but Wayne defends it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera keeping full guard, as Wayne tries to pass.
Helix Cabrera has got the better of the ground game so far.
Cabrera can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Wayne controls the pace.
Cabrera 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.
Wayne pushes down on Cabrera's leg and manages to get into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Wayne slows the pace down in half guard.
Cabrera tries to get to full guard but Wayne has control of the leg.
Wayne sitting and controlling from the half guard.

Cabrera looking for submissions off his back.
Wayne is trying to control the action in half guard but Cabrera is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wayne trying to control the pace.
Wayne prevents Cabrera from improving his position.
Wayne perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.

Cabrera looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Wayne wants to lay and pray for a moment but Cabrera keeps working.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Wayne scores with a jab. Cabrera acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Wayne misses with a straight right.
Cabrera swings for the body but Wayne moves out of range.
Wayne connects with an inside leg kick.
Helix Cabrera seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Cabrera looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Cabrera throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Wayne changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Cabrera shoots in for a takedown but Wayne shows good takedown defense.
A big left from Cabrera misses.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Wayne checks a leg kick.
Cabrera cracks the inside of Wayne's front leg.
Wayne moves in looking to clinch but Cabrera pushes him off.
Cabrera misses with a straight left.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Helix Cabrera just about did enough to take it.
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.


Wayne has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Cabrera finds it's way round the side to connect with Wayne's head.
Cabrera fails to land with a series of punches.
Cabrera throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Cabrera lands an overhand right.
Cabrera blocks a low kick nicely.
Wayne ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cabrera moves away.
Wayne fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Wayne throws a body shot but no joy.
Cabrera now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Wayne throws out a powerful jab.
Wayne connects with an inside leg kick.
Cabrera misses with a low kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wayne misses with a hook. Cabrera ducked under it nicely.
Cabrera swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Cabrera avoids the body shot from Wayne.
Cabrera ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Cabrera throws a body punch but Wayne moves out of range.
Cabrera throws a combination that misses
and Wayne counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Wayne misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cabrera.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wayne avoids the body shot from Cabrera.
Cabrera chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Wayne can pounce on him.
Wayne catches Cabrera with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Wayne throws an off balance right hand
and Cabrera makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
The fighters circle momentarily. Wayne darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Wayne throws a wild body kick that Cabrera sees coming a mile off.
Wayne throws a wild body kick that Cabrera sees coming a mile off.
The fighters circle momentarily. Cabrera darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Wayne bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Wayne 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.
Wayne throws a leg kick
and Cabrera counters with a two punch combo.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A jab from Cabrera finds it's way through Wayne's defenses.
Cabrera throws a shot from downtown. Wayne moves away and avoids it.
Wayne connects with a leg kick. Cabrera looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Wayne throws a body shot but no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wayne takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Cabrera misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Cabrera fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Cabrera misses with a takedown attempt - Wayne sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Cabrera throws a quick inside leg kick.
Cabrera swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Cabrera 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.
Wayne takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Wayne tries to score with a low kick but Cabrera moves his leg out of the way.
Cabrera tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Cabrera fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Wayne lands a jab to the head.
Wayne with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Wayne lands a glancing blow to the side of Cabrera's head.
Cabrera connects with an inside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera takes a swing at Wayne's ribcage but misses.
Wayne dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A swing and a miss from Wayne.
The fighters circling - Cabrera throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Wayne keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Cabrera.
Cabrera scores with the left hand. Wayne knows he should have avoided that one.

Cabrera shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Wayne napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Cabrera wants to control but Wayne is keeping him busy.
Cabrera throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Cabrera working the strikes but Wayne uses the opportunity to regain half guard.
Wayne is trying to get back to full guard.
Wayne moves into full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wayne looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Wayne keeping moving, preventing Cabrera from controlling successfully.
Cabrera is in close to Wayne's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Cabrera lands a couple of decent looking shots.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Wayne wants to sweep here but Cabrera controlling him for the moment.
Wayne utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Wayne controlling Cabrera's posture.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera dominated that fourth round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Cabrera defending well as Wayne loads up on a big left hand.
Wayne misses with a hook.
A nice side step and Cabrera releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Cabrera ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Cabrera with a lazy takedown attempt
and Wayne connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Wayne scores with a punch to the head.
Nice body punch from Wayne.
Nice defenses there by Wayne.
Cabrera attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Wayne looks to score with a jab to the body but Cabrera is just out of range.
Cabrera throws out a counter right but Wayne avoids it with no problem.
Wayne lands a nice looking body shot.
Wayne misses the shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera checks a low kick from Wayne.
Wayne throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Cabrera sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Cabrera uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
A big left from Cabrera misses.
Cabrera throws a low kick but it's checked well by Wayne.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera lands with a thumping leg kick.
Cabrera's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Cabrera has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Wayne.
Wayne takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Wayne fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Cabrera is out of range.
Wayne pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Wayne scores with a spinning back kick!
Wayne misses with a right hand
and Cabrera counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

Cabrera closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Wayne did well to prevent Cabrera getting side control.
Wayne keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Wayne is looking for a sweep. Cabrera is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Wayne is working hard here to advance position.
Cabrera thows a huge punch but Wayne dodges it nicely.
Wayne is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Cabrera scores with a couple of nice shots.
Lil Wayne has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cabrera working Wayne over with strikes.
Wayne is trying to control but can't.
Wayne makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Wayne.

Wayne is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
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.
Cabrera tries to free his leg and advance position but Wayne is retaining full guard.

Wayne looking for a guillotine here but Cabrera defends easily.
Cabrera cracks Wayne with a solid left hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera landing some decent shots from guard.
Cabrera keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Wayne's head.
Wayne is trying to keep Cabrera in close.
Cabrera is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Wayne is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

Wayne escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Cabrera gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Cabrera with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Wayne's head.
Cabrera wants to control from the top but Wayne keeps moving.
Wayne wants to sweep but no luck.
Cabrera with a nice head shot there.
Cabrera working some strikes from top position.
Cabrera throwing strikes but missing.
Cabrera with a nice head shot there.
Cabrera postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Cabrera cracks Wayne with a solid left hand.

And that's the end of the fight!
Helix Cabrera comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Cabrera 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 45:50
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 45:50
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Helix Cabrera!

Helix Cabrera is the new lightweight champion!
Helix Cabrera bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
50%

 

Event: Syn 438 - Leicester City     
Date:   May 07, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Arlington Beech and Helix Cabrera. Beech comes to the cage accompanied by You Know My Name. Cabrera has chosen It's showtime! as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

173 cm
27
161 lbs
22 - 4 - 1
169 cm
28
159 lbs
20 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Reaper Combatwear

Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Arlington Beech!
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 Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, James Atkins and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Beech checks it.
Beech checks a leg kick nicely.
Cabrera with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Beech to score with a decent uppercut.
Beech bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
As Cabrera backs away, Beech returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
A left lands for Cabrera.
Beech throws a body punch but Cabrera moves out of range.
Beech slips under a jab from Cabrera.
Cabrera catches Beech with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Beech cracks the inside of Cabrera's front leg.
Cabrera chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Beech can pounce on him.
Beech throws a body shot but no joy.
A nice inside leg kick there by Beech. That's going to slow Cabrera down.
Beech cracks Cabrera with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Helix Cabrera seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Cabrera throws a leg kick
and Cabrera takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Beech wants to land a leg kick but Cabrera is out of range.
Cabrera is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Beech.
Beech swings for the body but Cabrera moves out of range.
Beech clobbers Cabrera with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Beech bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Beech fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Cabrera has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Nice defenses there by Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a nice outside leg kick.
Decent striking displayed by Cabrera there.
Cabrera misses with a left hand
and Beech counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Beech throws the kick towards the body but Cabrera avoids it.
Cabrera throws a big shot that misses.
Beech appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Cabrera misses with a hook.
Beech appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Beech, as that shot connected.
Cabrera slips under a jab from Beech.
Beech throws a low kick but Cabrera moves out of range easily.
Cabrera throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Beech throws a leg kick which misses Cabrera's front leg but catches the back leg as Cabrera tries to avoid it.
Beech steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Cabrera.
Beech jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Good leg kick by Cabrera there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera cracks Beech with an open hand slap.
Beech tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Beech tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera throws an overhand right that lands on Beech's shoulder, as Beech tries to avoid the shot.
A big left from Cabrera misses.
Beech explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Arlington Beech is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Cabrera moves away from the strike by Beech.
Beech is looking to score with low kicks.
Beech looks to land a left hand but Cabrera moved out of range nicely.
A leg kick checked by Cabrera.
Cabrera uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Cabrera fails with an attempt to clinch.
It appears Beech was looking to counter with a kick there.
Beech throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Cabrera takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A slow jab from Cabrera misses its intended target.
Cabrera tries to work over Beech's front leg with a kick but Beech checks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Beech lands with a good body shot.
Cabrera uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Beech.
Beech throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Beech staying out of range there.
Cabrera throws a hook but Beech avoids it easily.
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from Beech.
Cabrera throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Cabrera's corner calls for a 1-2. Cabrera obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Cabrera throws a solid leg kick but Beech takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Cabrera.
Cabrera swings widly with a right hand
and Beech cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Beech throws a lazy right hand but Cabrera sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Beech misses with a straight right.
Beech throws a poor cross that misses
and Cabrera counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Beech jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Beech moves away from the strike by Cabrera.
Cabrera dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Beech. That did some damage!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cabrera lands a leg kick that knocks Beech off balance momentarily.
Cabrera connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Beech's hands.
Beech moves out of range as Cabrera strikes.
Cabrera throws a hook but Beech blocks it.
Cabrera misses the jab.
Cabrera throws a nice inside leg kick.
Cabrera misses with a body shot.
Beech ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
Cabrera looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Beech tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera throws out a counter right but Beech avoids it with no problem.
Beech throws a lazy right hand but Cabrera sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Beech lands with a good body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Cabrera throws the left hand but Beech avoids the punch easily.
Cabrera scores with a leg kick.
Beech is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Beech connects with a solid leg kick.
Beech slips under a jab from Cabrera.
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 Arlington Beech will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!



The fight moves into the clinch position.
Beech lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Cabrera backwards.
Beech swings wildly with an uppercut but Cabrera uses good head movement to avoid it.
Cabrera tries to work over Beech's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Beech throws a punch but it's blocked by Cabrera.
Cabrera is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Beech blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Cabrera throws a head punch that misses.
Beech fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Beech swings wildly with an uppercut but Cabrera uses good head movement to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Beech lands with a right to the head.
Cabrera misses with a short punch on the inside.
Beech tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Cabrera's elbow.
Cabrera misses with a short punch on the inside.
Beech swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera is leaning against Beech and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.

Cabrera breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Cabrera throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Beech's waist but Beech gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Cabrera off to one side.
Beech thinks about countering with a body kick.
Cabrera misses with a shot to the body
and Beech counters with a stiff right hand.

Cabrera moves into range and clinches up with Beech.
Beech blocking some punches.
Beech lands a nice uppercut.
Cabrera prevents a body shot from Beech.
Cabrera blocks a body shot from Beech.
Cabrera tries to work over Beech's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Cabrera is trying to break the clinch but Beech is controlling him.
Cabrera lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A short uppercut from Cabrera.
Beech misses with a punch on the inside.
Cabrera has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Beech seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Cabrera can turn it around.
A shot in the inside from Beech.
Cabrera misses with some punches.
Cabrera scores with a nice hook to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cabrera lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Beech.
Cabrera lands on the inside with an uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Cabrera.
Cabrera misses with a hook from the clinch.
Cabrera misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Cabrera working aggressively here.
Beech is working Cabrera over against the cage.
Beech is leaning against Cabrera and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
A short right from Beech.
Beech can't find room to land a body shot as Cabrera controls the action.
Cabrera lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Helix Cabrera seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Cabrera tries to work over Beech's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Beech lands with a light punch inside.
Cabrera throws a punch but it's blocked by Beech.
Cabrera fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Cabrera gets control of Beech's arms and successfully pulls guard. Cabrera will no doubt be looking for submissions off his back.
Beech tries to free his leg and advance position but Cabrera is retaining full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera looking to control but Beech passes into half guard.
Cabrera is looking to improve his position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Cabrera actively working from the bottom here.
Beech content to control rather than advance.
Cabrera is pressing down on Beech's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Beech has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.

Cabrera looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Beech has picked Cabrera up and slammed him! Cabrera can't keep hold of the triangle and Beech manages to pass to side control!
Cabrera tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Beech wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Cabrera is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Beech off and has taken his back!
Cabrera loading up with punches from the back mount - how long can Beech hold on?
Cabrera punches the canvas rather than the man.
Beech trying to control the position but Cabrera manages to sink in the hooks.
Beech rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.

Cabrera is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Beech has managed to free his arm - good work.
Cabrera throws a strike but Beech avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Helix Cabrera 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!


Cabrera throws a push kick but Beech slaps the foot to one side.
Beech throws a leg kick
enabling Cabrera to counter with a crisp jab.
Cabrera lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Beech uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Cabrera.
Beech fires out a quick counter leg kick but Cabrera just manages to avoid it.
Beech throws a body kick that misses

and Cabrera counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Cabrera.
Helix Cabrera has got the better of the ground game so far.
Cabrera sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Beech's guard.
Cabrera throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Beech wants to control but Cabrera is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Cabrera throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Cabrera trying to pass the guard but Beech defending well.
Cabrera is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Beech on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
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.
Cabrera throwing shots but Beech is blocking nicely.
Cabrera has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Beech is staying active underneath Cabrera, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Beech is controlling Cabrera's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Cabrera missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Beech wants to control but Cabrera is keeping busy.
Beech taking some punishment here, with Cabrera in his half guard.
Cabrera is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Cabrera tries to pass the half guard into mount. Beech knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Cabrera sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Beech defending well though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera slips a nice elbow through Beech's hands, connecting with Beech's forehead.
Beech is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Cabrera scores with a couple of nice shots.
Beech wants to improve his position but Cabrera is controlling well.
Beech regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Cabrera.
Beech keeping moving, preventing Cabrera from controlling successfully.
Beech controls Cabrera momentarily but Cabrera frees himself.
Cabrera trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Beech utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Cabrera is looking to work some ground and pound but Beech has wrist control.
Cabrera trying to control the position from guard on top but Beech is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Cabrera postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Beech keeping full guard, as Cabrera tries to pass.
Beech working a defensive guard but Cabrera manages to pass into side control anyway.
Beech tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Cabrera wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Beech stops Cabrera from passing to mount.
Cabrera in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Check out the look on Cabrera's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Cabrera works to advance to full mount. Beech defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.
Cabrera avoids the attempt from Beech to control.
Beech avoids a series of strikes thrown by Cabrera.
Beech regains half guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Cabrera not landing any meaningful shots this time.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


That kick from Cabrera tenderised Beech's leg. Beech is trying to keep his angry face on.
Cabrera throws a nice outside leg kick.
Cabrera has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Cabrera misses with a wild body shot.
Beech looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
A jab from Cabrera finds it's way through Beech's defenses.
Beech swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Cabrera changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Cabrera walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Beech checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Cabrera checks a low kick from Beech.
Cabrera doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Beech ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
Beech comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
A slow jab from Cabrera misses its intended target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
An inside leg kick from Cabrera misses.
Beech throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Donk. Beech catches Cabrera right on the button with a cross.
Beech throws a low kick, looking for Cabrera's leg but Cabrera calmly moves out of range.
Cabrera is looking to chop away at Beech's legs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A low kick from Cabrera misses
and Beech counters with an outside leg kick.
Beech throws a right hand that Cabrera ducks under and follows up with a left that Cabrera also avoids with ease.
Cabrera with a hook.
Cabrera misses with a hook
and Beech counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Cabrera misses with a body shot.
It looked like Beech wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Beech takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Cabrera throws a hook but Beech avoids it easily.
Cabrera lands with a thumping leg kick.
A big right from Beech misses.
Cabrera rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Cabrera takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Beech misses with a body kick.
Cabrera cracks the inside of Beech's front leg.

Cabrera gets the takedown into side control.

Beech throws his opponent off and manages to get back to his feet! Nicely done!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Beech fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Arlington Beech is winning the standup battle so far.
Cabrera shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Beech but Beech pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Cabrera misses with a wild body shot.
Cabrera misses with a leg kick
and Beech connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Beech takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Beech lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Beech throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Cabrera on the side of the head.
An inside leg kick lands from Beech.
Beech catches Cabrera with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Cabrera throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Beech lands an overhand right.
Beech looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A solid body kick from Beech.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera slips a jab from Beech.
Beech has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Cabrera finds it's way round the side to connect with Beech's head.
Cabrera stuns Beech with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Cabrera will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.

Beech gets caught flat footed, as Cabrera shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Beech is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Beech wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Cabrera is now in half guard.
Cabrera is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Beech is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Beech is desperately trying to improve his position but Cabrera has a good base and remains in mount.
Cabrera putting on the heat here with some good ground and pound!

Cabrera jumps to the side looking to secure the arm triangle…. Ooooh, that looks tight… Beech is gargling but he's managed to escape! Nice work there by Beech and Cabrera has given up the dominant position trying to land that submission.
Cabrera landing a few strikes.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cabrera wants to control but Beech is keeping him busy.
Cabrera throws an elbow but Beech slips to the side and avoids it well.
Cabrera postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Cabrera wants to lay and pray for a moment but Beech keeps working.
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 Arlington Beech will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Beech uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Cabrera.
Beech looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Cabrera lets loose with a powerful body kick. Beech will feel that in the morning.
Cabrera misses with a low kick.
Beech takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Beech connects with a crisp jab.
Beech scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
A slow jab from Cabrera misses its intended target.
Beech throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nice shot by Cabrera.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Beech checks a low kick from Cabrera.
Beech scores with a push kick.
Beech swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Cabrera counters with a straight right hand.
Beech throws a series of punches but Cabrera avoids them all with ease.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Beech.
Cabrera steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Beech.
An inside leg kick lands from Cabrera.
Beech jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Cabrera tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Beech was well out of range. Poor timing from Cabrera.
Beech lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Cabrera swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Beech feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Beech misses with an uppercut. Cabrera saw that one coming.
A nice inside leg kick there by Beech. That's going to slow Cabrera down.
A left lands for Cabrera.
Cabrera attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Cabrera looks to throw the jab but Beech is out of range.
Cabrera jabs Beech right on the nose. Beech blinks but takes it well.
Cabrera tries to clinch up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera is looking to land body kicks.
An attempted straight right counter from Beech misses the target.
Beech throws a head kick that misses

and Cabrera counters with a nice double leg into guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cabrera trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Cabrera trying to control but Beech is working from the bottom.
Beech is pulling down on Cabrera's head to control his posture.
Cabrera looking to pass the guard.
Beech is trying to control the position but Cabrera postures up.
Cabrera with a flurry of punches that miss.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Beech has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Cabrera tries to free his leg and advance position but Beech is retaining full guard.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Beech tries to score with a low kick but Cabrera moves his leg out of the way.
Cabrera fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Beech manages to avoid it.
Cabrera fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Beech has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Cabrera circles away from the clinch attempt.
Cabrera feints a counter leg kick.
Cabrera connects with a crisp jab.
Cabrera looks for the body kick but Beech saw that one coming.
Cabrera misses with a body shot
and Beech connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Cabrera throws the left hand but Beech avoids the punch easily.
Beech is looking to counter with a body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Beech counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Beech moves into range and connects with a jab.
Cabrera staying out of range there.
Cabrera attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Beech walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Cabrera checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Beech connects with a jab.
Beech moves out of range of the body kick.
A left lands for Beech.
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!

Beech clinches with his opponent.
Beech misses with a body punch.
Cabrera goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Still in the clinch, Beech scores with a nice short uppercut.
Cabrera jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Beech walks away with a smile on his face. Cabrera gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Beech throws a low kick but Cabrera avoids it.

Cabrera shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Helix Cabrera!

In his post fight interview, Helix Cabrera started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
65%

 

Event: Syn 434 - Legacy Invasion     
Date:   Apr 23, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Mathieu Patrice Boulpiquante and Helix Cabrera. Cabrera is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by It's showtime!. I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

176 cm
35
165 lbs
13 - 1 - 0
169 cm
28
159 lbs
19 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Mathieu Patrice Boulpiquante!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Steven Brown and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cabrera lands a leg kick that knocks Boulpiquante off balance momentarily.
Cabrera rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Boulpiquante connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Cabrera lands a body shot.
Boulpiquante 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.
Boulpiquante takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
A combination from Cabrera does no damage.
As Cabrera looks to move away, Boulpiquante throws a big counter combo but Cabrera just gets out of the way.
Boulpiquante lands a slapping body shot.
Boulpiquante ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
Nice cross by Cabrera.
Cabrera misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Boulpiquante avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Cabrera looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Boulpiquante scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Helix Cabrera seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cabrera connects with a leg kick. Boulpiquante looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Boulpiquante misses with a straight left.
Cabrera takes a kick to the side of the head.
Boulpiquante throws a shot from downtown. Cabrera moves away and avoids it.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Boulpiquante sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Boulpiquante throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Boulpiquante works over Cabrera's head and body with a nice combination.
Boulpiquante moves out of range of the strikes.
Boulpiquante looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Some bone on bone action there as Cabrera checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Boulpiquante misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Cabrera feints the counter takedown.
Boulpiquante takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Boulpiquante misses with a looping right.
Cabrera looks to land a left hand but Boulpiquante moved out of range nicely.
Cabrera feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Boulpiquante's calf.
A looping hook to the body misses from Boulpiquante. Cabrera does a little dance to reset his feet.
Boulpiquante misses the jab.
Cabrera raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Cabrera attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Boulpiquante connects with the punch.
Cabrera scores with a leg kick.
Cabrera fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Boulpiquante is out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Boulpiquante misses with an attempted mid kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera with a lazy takedown attempt
and Boulpiquante counters with a straight right hand.
Boulpiquante moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.

Cabrera scores with a takedown into Boulpiquante's guard.
Cabrera trying to control but Boulpiquante is working from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Boulpiquante has his foot on Cabrera's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Cabrera works his way back into a safe position though.
Cabrera with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Cabrera with a nice head shot there.
Cabrera wants to control from the top but Boulpiquante keeps moving.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Boulpiquante is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Cabrera is aware though and is defending well.
Cabrera postures up and lands a big shot to Boulpiquante's brow.

Boulpiquante escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Cabrera gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Boulpiquante keeping full guard, as Cabrera tries to pass.
Cabrera postures up in Boulpiquante's guard and throws a big left but Boulpiquante blocks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Cabrera trying to control but Boulpiquante is working from the bottom.
Cabrera stands up over Boulpiquante, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.

Boulpiquante looking for subs off his back but Cabrera has passed one foot through into half guard.
Boulpiquante tries to roll over but Cabrera keeps him under control.
Boulpiquante is refusing to be controlled, as Cabrera sits in half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Helix Cabrera will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Cabrera is looking to land body kicks.
Boulpiquante jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
A head kick misses from Cabrera.
Cabrera connects with an inside leg kick.
Cabrera slips under a jab.
Cabrera misses with a head kick.
Cabrera closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Cabrera misses with a looping right.
Cabrera moves out of range of the body kick from Boulpiquante.
Cabrera throws out a counter right but Boulpiquante avoids it with no problem.
Cabrera connects with a body shot that sends Boulpiquante's belly button to the back.
Cabrera throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Boulpiquante's head.
Cabrera throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Boulpiquante connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
The fighters circling - Cabrera throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Cabrera swings widly with a right hand
and Boulpiquante counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Boulpiquante throws an overhand right that lands on Cabrera's shoulder, as Cabrera tries to avoid the shot.
Boulpiquante misses with an uppercut. Cabrera saw that one coming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boulpiquante tries to move into range but Cabrera moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
An inside leg kick from Cabrera misses.
Boulpiquante is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
That kick from Boulpiquante tenderised Cabrera's leg. Cabrera is trying to keep his angry face on.
Cabrera takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Boulpiquante takes a jab right on the kisser.
Boulpiquante ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
Mathieu Patrice Boulpiquante is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Boulpiquante works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Cabrera swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Cabrera is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Boulpiquante.
Cabrera with a hook.
Boulpiquante throws a body punch but Cabrera moves out of range.
Boulpiquante misses with a straight left.
Boulpiquante drops his hands momentarily and Cabrera takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jab, jab by Cabrera - just one landing.
Cabrera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boulpiquante throws a head kick that misses.
Boulpiquante throws a sloppy head kick and Cabrera moves out of range easily.
A lazy left from Boulpiquante finds it's target.
Boulpiquante scores with a three punch combo!
Boulpiquante uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Cabrera.
Cabrera walks into a jab.
Boulpiquante moves out of range as Cabrera strikes.
Cabrera swings widly with a right hand
enabling Boulpiquante to counter with a crisp jab.
Boulpiquante throws a poor cross that misses

so Cabrera counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Cabrera wants to control from the top but Boulpiquante keeps moving.
Cabrera working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Cabrera has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Cabrera content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Cabrera trying to control but Boulpiquante is working from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Boulpiquante can't keep his opponent in guard - Cabrera advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Cabrera lands strikes from half guard.
Cabrera throwing shots but Boulpiquante is blocking nicely.
Cabrera lands strikes from half guard.
Cabrera drops an elbow to the side of Boulpiquante's head.
Boulpiquante wants to improve his position but Cabrera is controlling well.
Cabrera keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Cabrera moves into side control, avoiding a weak kimura attempt from Boulpiquante.
Boulpiquante is trying to control Cabrera's posture but Cabrera avoids it.
Cabrera working the body and head with strikes.
Cabrera working the head and body with strikes.
Boulpiquante is trying to get back to half guard.
Boulpiquante taking punishment in the form of punches.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera 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! This is the final round!


Boulpiquante throws a big shot that misses.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Cabrera - that will leave a mark!
Cabrera throws a leg kick that is checked
enabling Boulpiquante to counter with a crisp jab.
Cabrera keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cabrera feints a counter leg kick.
Cabrera is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Boulpiquante.
Cabrera scores with a hook to the body. Boulpiquante takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Mathieu Patrice Boulpiquante is winning the standup battle so far.
Cabrera uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Boulpiquante.
A little jabbing left from Cabrera on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A jab from Boulpiquante does it's job there.
A jab from Cabrera finds it's way through Boulpiquante's defenses.
Cabrera lands a high kick!
Cabrera takes a swing at Boulpiquante's ribcage but misses.
Boulpiquante lets loose with a powerful body kick. Cabrera will feel that in the morning.

Cabrera closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Boulpiquante did well to prevent Cabrera getting side control.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
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. Cabrera connects with a nice short shot to Boulpiquante's temple.

Boulpiquante actively working from the bottom here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Cabrera lands a nice short elbow.
Cabrera trying to control from half guard but Boulpiquante is working away.

Boulpiquante looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Boulpiquante wants to control but Cabrera is keeping busy and won't allow it.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Cabrera working his ground and pound in the gym. So far it seems to be working well.
Boulpiquante is trying to control but Cabrera passes into side control!
Cabrera has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Cabrera lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Boulpiquante down.
Cabrera trying to control the action but Boulpiquante is working from the bottom.
Boulpiquante tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Cabrera wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
A lull in the action here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Boulpiquante regains half guard.

Boulpiquante looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Cabrera is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Mathieu Patrice Boulpiquante has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Cabrera is looking to advance position but Boulpiquante won't allow it.
Boulpiquante is trying to get back to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Boulpiquante trying to hold on to Cabrera's head to control him but Cabrera postures up.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Cabrera looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Cabrera misses with an uppercut.
Cabrera uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Boulpiquante.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Boulpiquante.
Cabrera looks to score with a jab to the body but Boulpiquante is just out of range.
A head kick misses from Cabrera.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Cabrera shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Boulpiquante counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Cabrera bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

And that's the end of the fight!
Helix Cabrera comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Cabrera 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 James Ackerman scores the fight 27:30
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 27:30
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Helix Cabrera!

Helix Cabrera bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: Syn 429 - MW Mania Round 2     
Date:   Mar 30, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Timmey The Gangster. Cabrera's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, It's showtime!. The Gangster is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Ace Hood - Changed On Me. Helix Cabrera has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

169 cm
28
159 lbs
18 - 9 - 0
160 cm
32
155 lbs
35 - 15 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Timmey The Gangster!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, Andrew Berry and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cabrera misses with a looping right.
Cabrera swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Cabrera keeps the fight on the outside.
Cabrera is looking to counter punch.
The Gangster uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Cabrera has time to react.
Cabrera misses with a low kick.
The Gangster moves out of range of the body kick from Cabrera.
Cabrera lands a nice leg kick that just misses The Gangster's sensitive parts.
Cabrera blocks a head kick by The Gangster.
The Gangster moves out of range as Cabrera strikes.
A nice leg kick lands there from Cabrera.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A slapping leg kick lands for The Gangster.
The Gangster jabs at Cabrera's body.
The Gangster uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Cabrera has time to react.
The Gangster takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cabrera listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a low kick but The Gangster avoids it.
The Gangster with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Cabrera - that will leave a mark!
The Gangster avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
The Gangster swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
We've been hearing reports that Cabrera has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
A leg kick checked by The Gangster.
Cabrera misses with a head kick.
Cabrera scores with a nice head shot.
Cabrera misses with a telegraphed body shot

and The Gangster decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Cabrera's guard.
Cabrera is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

Cabrera throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
The Gangster throws an elbow that misses. Cabrera uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in The Gangster's guard. Nice move by Cabrera!


That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cabrera landing with the ground and pound.
Cabrera with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Cabrera controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Cabrera trying to control the position from guard on top but The Gangster is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Cabrera is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because The Gangster is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera throws an elbow that misses. The Gangster uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Cabrera's guard. Nice move by The Gangster!

The Gangster with a flurry of punches that miss.

Cabrera working for a triangle but The Gangster defends it easily.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
The Gangster cracks Cabrera with a solid left hand.
Cabrera trying to keep a closed guard but The Gangster is proving a slippery customer.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera controlling the position.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Cabrera is on top in guard.

Cabrera is looking to advance position but The Gangster has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!

Cabrera is looking to improve his position but The Gangster isn't that keen on the idea.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
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 Helix Cabrera 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.


The Gangster is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Cabrera.
The Gangster thows a left - swing and a miss!
A left lands for The Gangster.
Cabrera moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Cabrera dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on The Gangster. That did some damage!
Cabrera throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Cabrera lands a jab to the nose.
Cabrera thuds a left hand into The Gangster's body.
A punch lands to the side of The Gangster 's head but he takes it in his stride.
The Gangster has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Cabrera takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
The Gangster ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
As Cabrera backs off The Gangster throws a huge counter combo but Cabrera manages to avoid it all.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cabrera uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Cabrera jabs at The Gangster's body.
Cabrera throws out a powerful jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on The Gangster. That did some damage!
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as The Gangster checks a leg kick.
The Gangster throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Cabrera counters with a stiff right hand.
A telegraphed right hand from Cabrera misses the target.
Cabrera looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
The Gangster ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
The Gangster swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
The Gangster keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cabrera throws a body shot but no joy.
The Gangster misses with an uppercut
and Cabrera counters with a nice low kick that buckles The Gangster's knee momentarily.
The Gangster misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cabrera.
Cabrera is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that The Gangster can do to turn this around?
Cabrera takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but The Gangster moved away.
The Gangster takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Cabrera goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera jabs at The Gangster's body.
Cabrera with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
A thudding body kick lands there by Cabrera!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from The Gangster.
Cabrera tests The Gangster's chin there with a solid looking shot.
The Gangster ducks right into an uppercut from Cabrera.
Cabrera connects with a body shot that sends The Gangster's belly button to the back.
The Gangster uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Cabrera lands with a nice body kick.
The Gangster has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Cabrera.
The Gangster takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
The Gangster blocks the body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The Gangster slips under a jab.
The Gangster fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Helix Cabrera is winning the standup battle so far.
A thudding body kick lands there by Cabrera!
Helix Cabrera is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Cabrera looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
A jab from Cabrera does it's job there.
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from The Gangster.
Cabrera fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt The Gangster.
The Gangster shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Cabrera fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Cabrera lands with a right hand.
Cabrera connects with a body shot that sends The Gangster's belly button to the back.
Cabrera is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The Gangster 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.
Cabrera scores with a jab to the jaw.
Cabrera tries to bum rush The Gangster with a series of wild strikes but The Gangster uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Cabrera lands a nice shot to the body.
A slow jab from Cabrera misses its intended target.
Cabrera missing with a left hand there. The Gangster was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
The Gangster is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Cabrera with a body shot.
The Gangster avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
The Gangster 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.
Cabrera misses with an uppercut. The Gangster saw that one coming.
It seemed like The Gangster was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
The Gangster gets cracked there but stands up to it.
The Gangster waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Cabrera.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A shot to the liver by Cabrera. Beautiful body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cabrera bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Helix Cabrera seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Cabrera lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Cabrera scores with the left hand. The Gangster knows he should have avoided that one.
Cabrera missing with a left hand there. The Gangster was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Cabrera.
The Gangster tests Cabrera's chin there with a solid looking shot.
The Gangster throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Cabrera attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera digs a good body shot into The Gangster's ribs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera misses with a wild combination.
The Gangster tries to clinch but Cabrera is having none of it.
Cabrera was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
The Gangster has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Cabrera.
The Gangster takes a swing at Cabrera's ribcage but misses.
Cabrera swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The Gangster takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
The Gangster throws a leg kick but Cabrera checks it.
Cabrera appears to be looking for a big counter.
Cabrera swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by The Gangster.
The Gangster scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Cabrera on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Cabrera misses with a leg kick
and The Gangster connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Cabrera misses with a hook.
Cabrera lands a nice looking kick to the body. The Gangster takes a step back to recover.
Cabrera lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Cabrera takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cabrera with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera is trying to control The Gangster's posture but The Gangster avoids it.
The Gangster happy to just control the position for now.
Cabrera is looking to regain half guard here but The Gangster keeps moving and retains side control.
Cabrera is working hard here to advance position.
Cabrera manages to get back to half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The Gangster thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Cabrera's head.
The Gangster prevents Cabrera from improving his position.
The Gangster takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Cabrera is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
The Gangster thows a huge punch but Cabrera dodges it nicely.
Cabrera is looking to improve his position.
The Gangster missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Cabrera tries to roll over but The Gangster keeps him under control.
The Gangster thows a huge punch but Cabrera dodges it nicely.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
The Gangster is thwarting Cabrera's attempts to control the position.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
A lazy body kick from Cabrera
and The Gangster counters with a nice leg kick.
The Gangster takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Cabrera slips a jab and a cross from The Gangster.
Cabrera plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Cabrera throws a shot from downtown. The Gangster moves away and avoids it.
The Gangster looks to score with a jab to the body but Cabrera is just out of range.
Cabrera scores with a spinning back kick!
The Gangster lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Cabrera at a distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


The Gangster ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Cabrera tried to score with a low kick but The Gangster checks it.
Cabrera scores with the left hand. The Gangster knows he should have avoided that one.
Cabrera throws an uppercut from half a mile away. The Gangster sees it coming and avoids it easily.
The Gangster swings for the body but Cabrera moves out of range.
Cabrera defending well as The Gangster loads up on a big left hand.
The Gangster walks into a stiff left hand from Cabrera.
Cabrera jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Cabrera lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but The Gangster moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Cabrera moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromThe Gangster.
Nice straight punches there by Cabrera. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Cabrera.
The Gangster fails to land with a series of punches.
The Gangster takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! The Gangster crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Cabrera - the referee stops the clock and The Gangster gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Cabrera. The Gangster manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
The Gangster takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
The Gangster throws out a loose jab but Cabrera uses good head movement to avoid it.
The Gangster swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Cabrera.
A punch combination from Cabrera misses.
The Gangster wants to counter the offense by Cabrera and move into the clinch position.

The Gangster takes the fight into the clinch.

The Gangster's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Cabrera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
The Gangster checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
No joy there for The Gangster, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
A little feinted left hand from Cabrera on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Cabrera throws a series of punches but The Gangster moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Cabrera throws a right hand that The Gangster ducks under and follows up with a left that The Gangster also avoids with ease.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
The Gangster connects with a right hand. Cabrera shakes it off.
The Gangster's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Cabrera misses the shot to the body.
A countering left hand to the body from The Gangster misses.
Cabrera closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Cabrera throws a quick inside leg kick.
Cabrera takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Cabrera fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt The Gangster.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from The Gangster.
Cabrera scores with a nice body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The Gangster throws a looping overhand right but Cabrera ducks down to avoid it.
Cabrera connects with a good right hand that stumbles The Gangster. The Gangster circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Cabrera scores with a nice head shot.
Cabrera dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
The Gangster shoots in and drives through. Cabrera sprawls well.
Cabrera lands a straight punch to the body, keeping The Gangster at a distance.
The Gangster on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Cabrera with a hook.
Cabrera throws a body punch but The Gangster moves out of range.
Cabrera staying out of range there.
The Gangster needs to keep his hands up - Cabrera had a free shot at his head there.
Nice shot lands for Cabrera.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
The Gangster misses the shot to the body.
The Gangster has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Cabrera throws an off balance right hand
enabling The Gangster to counter with a crisp jab.
The Gangster misses the shot to the body.
Cabrera clobbers The Gangster with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.

The Gangster closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Cabrera did well to prevent The Gangster getting side control.
Cabrera is looking to improve his position.
Cabrera manages to get to full guard.
The Gangster loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera had his way with Timmey The Gangster in that round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


A left and a right from Cabrera both land. Nice combination.
Cabrera swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Cabrera jabbing away but nothing is landing.
The Gangster checks the leg kick.
The Gangster lands a head shot.
Cabrera throws an uppercut from half a mile away. The Gangster sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Cabrera fakes high and swings low for a body shot but The Gangster manages to avoid it.
Cabrera looks to throw a body kick

and The Gangster counters with a nice double leg into side control. Cabrera won't be happy with that.
Timmey The Gangster has got the better of the ground game so far.
The Gangster working away.
The Gangster is looking to take a break and control but Cabrera is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
You can see the frustration on Cabrera's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Cabrera tries to buck The Gangster off but The Gangster is having none of it.
Cabrera struggling a bit here.
Cabrera taking a bit of punishment here - The Gangster scoring with strikes.
Cabrera is looking to regain half guard here but The Gangster keeps moving and retains side control.
The Gangster works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Timmey The Gangster has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Cabrera manages to work his way to half guard, despite The Gangster's best efforts.
The Gangster looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Cabrera with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
The Gangster is stalling here. Cabrera is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! The Gangster seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Cabrera has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.

Cabrera is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but The Gangster is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Cabrera tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.

Cabrera swings around for an armbar but The Gangster sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Cabrera's guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The Gangster pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Cabrera is keeping the position for now.
Cabrera is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.


Cabrera seems to be looking for submissions.
Cabrera throwing shots but The Gangster is blocking nicely.
The Gangster is holding on to half guard well.
The Gangster moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera stands and throws The Gangster's legs to the side, diving into side control.
A lull in the action here as Cabrera stalls from top position.
Cabrera trying to control the action but The Gangster is working from the bottom.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Cabrera working the strikes but The Gangster uses the opportunity to regain half guard.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 50:45
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 50:48
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 50:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Helix Cabrera!

A very excited looking Helix Cabrera 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: Syn 424 - Feel The Pain     
Date:   Mar 10, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Henrik Torhammer and Helix Cabrera. Torhammer comes to the cage accompanied by Doom Unit - Killing Time. Cabrera is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by It's showtime!. Helix Cabrera has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

178 cm
34
156 lbs
34 - 15 - 0
169 cm
28
156 lbs
18 - 8 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 34 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Henrik Torhammer!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Andrew Berry and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cabrera throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Henrik Torhammer seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Cabrera lands with a thumping leg kick.
Torhammer pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A little jabbing left from Cabrera on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Donk. Cabrera catches Torhammer right on the button with a cross.
Cabrera lands with a nice body punch.
Torhammer scores with a hook.
Torhammer throws a body kick that misses.
Torhammer walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Cabrera checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A slapping body kick lands there for Torhammer.
Cabrera shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Torhammer defends it nicely.
Torhammer throws a right hand that misses
and Cabrera counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Torhammer pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Torhammer just misses with a punch to the body.
Cabrera throws out a loose jab but Torhammer uses good head movement to avoid it.
Torhammer throwing a counter right hand but Cabrera manages to avoid it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cabrera lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Torhammer cracks Cabrera with a good jab.
Torhammer loads up on a big right hand but Cabrera slips the punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera thumps Torhammer with a low kick.
Good exchange - Torhammer coming out on top.
Torhammer slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Cabrera connects with a solid leg kick.
Torhammer has been working on his boxing with his coaches at RNC Sport Club in the buildup to the fight.
Torhammer is looking to score with low kicks.
Torhammer missing with a left hand there. Cabrera was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Cabrera feints a counter leg kick.
Cabrera throws out a leg kick but Torhammer moves out of range and Cabrera only half commits.
Cabrera pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Some wild striking there from Torhammer.
Torhammer looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Cabrera jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Cabrera lands a jab to Torhammer's midsection.
Torhammer stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
That kick from Cabrera tenderised Torhammer's leg. Torhammer is trying to keep his angry face on.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Cabrera pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Cabrera throws a leg kick that misses.
Cabrera lands a nice shot that snaps Torhammer's head back.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Torhammer thumps Cabrera with a low kick.
Torhammer misses with a lunging right hand
and Cabrera counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Nice uppercut lands for Cabrera. That snapped Torhammer's head back.
Torhammer lands with a hook. Cabrera tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Torhammer misses with a body kick.
A decent looking cross lands there for Cabrera.
Torhammer throws a shot from downtown. Cabrera moves away and avoids it.
Cabrera moves out of range of the strikes.
Cabrera tries to score with a low kick but Torhammer moves his leg out of the way.
Torhammer throws a combination. Cabrera tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Torhammer looks for the body kick but Cabrera saw that one coming.
Torhammer dips to his left and cracks Cabrera with an uppercut!
Torhammer swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Torhammer tries to land a front kick but Cabrera steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Torhammer cracks Cabrera with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Henrik Torhammer is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Cabrera closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Torhammer quickly recovers to half guard.
Cabrera not landing any meaningful shots this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a strike but Torhammer avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Cabrera's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Torhammer is trying to keep Cabrera in close.

Torhammer is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Cabrera won't allow Torhammer to sweep him here.
Torhammer wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Cabrera is now in half guard.
Cabrera passes to side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Torhammer tries to buck Cabrera off but Cabrera is having none of it.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Torhammer regains half guard there - taking advantage of Cabrera's attempt to lay and pray for a moment.
Cabrera slips a nice elbow through Torhammer's hands, connecting with Torhammer's forehead.
Cabrera seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Torhammer does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Torhammer makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Torhammer.
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 Henrik Torhammer will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Cabrera scores with a jab to the body.
Cabrera uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Torhammer.
Torhammer just misses with a punch to the body.
Good work by Torhammer as he checks the leg kick.
Cabrera wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Cabrera throws a leg kick
and Torhammer counters with a series of strikes. Cabrera will be more careful next time no doubt.
Cabrera takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Torhammer misses with a straight right.
A slow jab from Cabrera misses its intended target.
Torhammer went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Cabrera.
Cabrera shoots in and drives through. Torhammer sprawls well.
Torhammer goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Torhammer throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Cabrera on the side of the head.
Torhammer with a nice cross.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cabrera has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Torhammer finds it's way round the side to connect with Cabrera's head.
A nice inside leg kick there by Torhammer. That's going to slow Cabrera down.
Cabrera changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera shoots in for a double leg but Torhammer sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Torhammer throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Cabrera takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Cabrera tries to score with a low kick but Torhammer moves his leg out of the way.
A good leg kick by Torhammer.
Cabrera cracks the inside of Torhammer's front leg.
Torhammer misses with a body shot.
Cabrera was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Cabrera jabs at Torhammer's body.
Torhammer scores with a shot to the body.
Henrik Torhammer is winning the standup battle so far.
Torhammer darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Good leg kick by Torhammer there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
A looping hook to the body misses from Torhammer. Cabrera does a little dance to reset his feet.
Torhammer swings for the body but Cabrera moves out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cabrera scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Torhammer throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Cabrera finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Torhammer loads up on a big right hand but Cabrera slips the punch.
Cabrera lands a nice hook to Torhammer's body. Torhammer takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera cracks the inside of Torhammer's front leg.
Torhammer takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
A good leg kick by Cabrera.
Torhammer is looking to land body kicks.
Torhammer is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Cabrera ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Torhammer moves away.
Torhammer lands a slapping body shot.
Torhammer misses with a hook.
Torhammer misses with a body punch
and Cabrera counters with a nice uppercut.
Nice uppercut lands for Torhammer. That snapped Cabrera's head back.
Torhammer throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Torhammer digs a good body shot into Cabrera's ribs.
A big left from Cabrera misses.
Cabrera jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Torhammer fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Cabrera.
Torhammer cracks Cabrera with a right hand to the side of the head.
Torhammer is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Cabrera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Torhammer seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Torhammer lands a two punch combo.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Torhammer misses with an uppercut. Cabrera saw that one coming.
Cabrera swinging wildly here.
Torhammer misses with a low kick.
Cabrera motions for Torhammer to come forward. Cabrera throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera misses with a body shot
letting Torhammer counter with a right hand.
Cabrera takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Torhammer thumps Cabrera with a low kick.
Cabrera buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Torhammer tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Good shot there by Torhammer.
Torhammer takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Torhammer keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Torhammer moves forwards but Cabrera connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Cabrera is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Torhammer rather than just go for the knockout.
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!
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Cabrera, right into the meat.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera misses with a wild body shot.
A slapping body kick lands there for Cabrera.
Cabrera connects with a solid leg kick.
Torhammer steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Cabrera.
Cabrera tries a head kick but it misses.
Torhammer connects with a single shot there.
Cabrera scores with a decent looking hook.
Torhammer looks to land a right hand but Cabrera moved out of range.
Cabrera throws the kick towards the body but Torhammer avoids it.
Cabrera has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Cabrera throws a head kick that misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Torhammer. Cabrera does a little dance to reset his feet.
Torhammer will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Torhammer throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Torhammer misses with a straight right.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cabrera loads up on a big right hand but Torhammer slips the punch.
Cabrera fails to land with a series of punches.
Cabrera takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Cabrera uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Torhammer.
Cabrera throws a leg kick
and Torhammer counters with a nice body kick.
Cabrera avoids the body shot from Torhammer.
Cabrera thumps Torhammer with a low kick.
Cabrera misses with a low kick.
Cabrera tries to clinch there but Torhammer circles away.
Torhammer jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Cabrera misses with an attempted mid kick.
Torhammer throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Torhammer uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Cabrera.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Torhammer misses the jab.
Torhammer fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Cabrera takes a swing at Torhammer's ribcage but misses.
Torhammer scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Cabrera doesn't seem bothered though.
A solid body kick from Torhammer.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Some wild striking there from Torhammer.
Torhammer has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Cabrera finds it's way round the side to connect with Torhammer's head.
The fighters circling - Torhammer throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Torhammer, as that shot connected.
Torhammer tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cabrera was well out of range. Poor timing from Torhammer.
A nice leg kick lands there from Cabrera.
Torhammer uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Cabrera.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Cabrera, as that shot connected.
Cabrera fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Torhammer manages to avoid it.
Cabrera 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.
Torhammer checks a leg kick nicely.

Cabrera closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Still in the clinch, Cabrera scores with a nice short uppercut.
Torhammer lands on the inside with an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Cabrera manages to break the clinch.
Torhammer throws a series of punches but Cabrera avoids them all with ease.
Cabrera goes for a double leg but Torhammer avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Torhammer continues to drive forward.
Torhammer avoids a kick to the body.
Torhammer takes a swing at Cabrera's ribcage but misses.
A lazy left from Torhammer finds it's target.
Torhammer fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cabrera manages to avoid it.
Cabrera lands a nice looking kick to the body. Torhammer takes a step back to recover.
Torhammer avoids the body shot from Cabrera.
Torhammer takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Torhammer just misses with a punch to the body.
Cabrera connects with a solid leg kick.
Cabrera thumps Torhammer with a low kick.
Cabrera fails with a takedown attempt.
Torhammer swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Torhammer bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Torhammer looks to land a body kick but Cabrera moved away.
Torhammer avoids a punch combination nicely.
Cabrera moves out of range as Torhammer throws a body kick.
Torhammer lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Torhammer throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Cabrera was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Cabrera tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Torhammer defends well and Cabrera ends up having to push Torhammer into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Henrik Torhammer has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Helix Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Torhammer slips a straight right by Cabrera.
Torhammer fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Cabrera on the side of the head.
Torhammer throws a low kick but it's checked well by Cabrera.
Torhammer throws a low kick but Cabrera moves out of range easily.
Cabrera throws a jab but it's blocked by Torhammer.
Torhammer misses with a hook.
Torhammer misses with a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Torhammer throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Torhammer misses with a kick to the body.
Crunch! Torhammer slams his shin into Cabrera's torso.
Torhammer goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Cabrera dips to his left and cracks Torhammer with an uppercut!
Cabrera throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Torhammer appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Torhammer lands with a good body shot.
Torhammer lands a body shot.
Cabrera throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Cabrera takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Torhammer blocks the body kick.
Cabrera throws a hook to the side of Torhammer's head but Torhammer sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Torhammer takes a swing at Cabrera's ribcage but misses.
Cabrera tries to clinch but Torhammer moves out of range.
Cabrera uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Torhammer.
Cabrera misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Cabrera looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cabrera connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Torhammer scores with a jab.
Cabrera jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Torhammer avoids the head kick by Cabrera.

Cabrera pushes Torhammer up against the cage in a clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Torhammer.
Torhammer struggles to land a body shot inside as Cabrera controls his hands.
Torhammer misses with a short punch on the inside.
A right hook to the body lands for Cabrera.
A short right from Cabrera on the inside.
Cabrera throws a head punch that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera misses with a short punch on the inside.
Cabrera prevents a body shot from Torhammer.
Cabrera swings wildly with an uppercut but Torhammer uses good head movement to avoid it.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Torhammer.
Torhammer misses with a punch to the body.
Cabrera has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Torhammer seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Cabrera can turn it around.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Cabrera.
Cabrera scores with a nice hook to the head.

It looks like Henrik Torhammer has been cut.
Torhammer misses with a body punch.
Cabrera is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Torhammer gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.

Torhammer manages to break the clinch.
Torhammer keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from Torhammer.
Cabrera with a nice cross.
Cabrera throws a low kick but Torhammer moves out of range easily.
Torhammer explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Cabrera fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Torhammer.
Cabrera misses with a hook to the body
and Torhammer counters with a nice low kick that buckles Cabrera's knee momentarily.
Torhammer keeps Cabrera at a distance using the push kick.
Cabrera is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Cabrera bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Torhammer lands with a hook. Cabrera tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A looping hook to the body misses from Cabrera. Torhammer does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Cabrera throws a sloppy head kick and Torhammer moves out of range easily.
Cabrera dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Torhammer. That did some damage!
Cabrera closes the distance and clinches up with Torhammer, looking for a takedown. Cabrera pushes Torhammer against the cage but Torhammer circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Torhammer throws a right and a left that Cabrera avoids nicely.
Cabrera swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Cabrera moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from Torhammer.
No joy there for Cabrera, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Torhammer tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cabrera was well out of range. Poor timing from Torhammer.
Torhammer misses with a kick to the body
and Cabrera counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Cabrera dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Torhammer. That did some damage!
Cabrera shoots in but Torhammer avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Henrik Torhammer has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Helix Cabrera.
Cabrera looks to score with a jab to the body but Torhammer is just out of range.
Torhammer misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cabrera.
Cabrera changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Torhammer lands a head shot.
Cabrera misses with a low kick.
Cabrera just misses with a punch to the body.
Torhammer looks to score with a jab to the body but Cabrera is just out of range.
Torhammer sizes up Cabrera with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Cabrera has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Torhammer.
Cabrera with a jab.

Cabrera throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Torhammer tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Cabrera is in Torhammer's guard.
Cabrera trying to control the position from guard on top but Torhammer is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Torhammer bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Cabrera's guard.

Cabrera trying to keep a closed guard but Torhammer is proving a slippery customer.

Torhammer drops back for a leg but he's not going to get it - he lets go and Cabrera dives on top into guard.


That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Cabrera pushes down on Torhammer's leg and manages to get into half guard.
The fighters are battling for position here. Torhammer manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Cabrera trying to control the position from guard on top but Torhammer is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Torhammer avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Cabrera wants to control from the top but Torhammer keeps moving.
Torhammer pulls Cabrera in close to his closed guard and prevents Cabrera from doing any damage or advancing position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Henrik Torhammer's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Cabrera cracks the inside of Torhammer's front leg.
Cabrera throws a quick inside leg kick.
Torhammer tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Torhammer's jab looks to have found its range, popping Cabrera under the eye.
Torhammer lands a nice leg kick that just misses Cabrera's sensitive parts.
Cabrera goes for a double leg but Torhammer avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Torhammer continues to drive forward.
Torhammer lands a nice looking body shot.
Cabrera takes a kick to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Torhammer tries to land a front kick but Cabrera steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Torhammer throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
And Cabrera tries to counter it with a takedown but Torhammer pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Cabrera on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Cabrera tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Torhammer paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Cabrera lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from Torhammer.
Torhammer lands with an uppercut that bounces Cabrera off the cage and back into range.
Cabrera dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Torhammer checks a leg kick.
Cabrera scores with a leg kick.
Torhammer lands a glancing blow to the side of Cabrera's head.
Cabrera misses with a looping left.
Cabrera throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Cabrera fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Torhammer is out of range.
Torhammer misses with a hook. Cabrera ducked under it nicely.
Torhammer misses with a body kick.
Cabrera with a poor takedown
and Torhammer cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Cabrera shoots in and gets a takedown into Torhammer's guard.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Cabrera lands a couple of elbows.
Cabrera trying to control the position from guard on top but Torhammer is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera is looking to work some ground and pound but Torhammer has wrist control.
Helix Cabrera has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Cabrera 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.
Cabrera pushing down on Torhammer's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Torhammer gets back to full guard.
Cabrera looking to sit in guard and control but Torhammer gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Torhammer lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Torhammer is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Cabrera wants to sweep here but Torhammer controlling him for the moment.
Torhammer throws a big right hand that misses.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Torhammer's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Torhammer accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Torhammer slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Torhammer is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Cabrera bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Torhammer's guard.

Torhammer bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Cabrera's guard.


That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera has momentary wrist control but Torhammer slips an elbow through the middle.

Cabrera is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Torhammer defends well.
Torhammer lands a couple of digs.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Cabrera is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Torhammer throwing strikes from guard but Cabrera blocks nicely.
Torhammer postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Cabrera keeping full guard, as Torhammer tries to pass.
Torhammer landing some decent shots from guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Henrik Torhammer showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Torhammer 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 Phil Schofield scores the fight 48:47
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 49:46
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Henrik Torhammer!

Henrik Torhammer decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: Syn 421 - Whipe Your Tears     
Date:   Feb 25, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Eiji Kawashima. Cabrera comes to the cage accompanied by It's showtime!. 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.

169 cm
27
156 lbs
17 - 8 - 0
182 cm
40
162 lbs
46 - 17 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Museum of Monsters & Madmen
Bullet Proof System

Sun-Tzu



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 46 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Eiji Kawashima!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kawashima misses with a kick to the body.
A shot to the liver by Kawashima. Beautiful body shot.
Cabrera shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
A little jabbing left from Kawashima on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Cabrera takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Cabrera looks to land a left hand but Kawashima moved out of range nicely.
Cabrera throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kawashima stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Cabrera throws a big shot that misses.
Kawashima lands with a kick to the temple. Cabrera shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Cabrera fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Kawashima on the side of the head.
Good standup being displayed there by Cabrera as he connects with a hook.
Kawashima cracks Cabrera with a good jab.
Kawashima throws a hook but Cabrera blocks it.
Cabrera lunges at Kawashima with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Kawashima's hand.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Kawashima fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Cabrera throws a series of punches but Kawashima moves out of range.
Cabrera tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kawashima was well out of range. Poor timing from Cabrera.
Cabrera misses with a lunging right hand
and Kawashima counters with a nice uppercut.
Kawashima stalks Cabrera and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Cabrera's face. Cabrera staggers backwards, shaken.
Cabrera dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kawashima. That did some damage!
Kawashima lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Cabrera circles away quickly and effectively.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kawashima attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera misses with a straight left.
Cabrera throws a leg kick which misses Kawashima's front leg but catches the back leg as Kawashima tries to avoid it.
Cabrera thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kawashima lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Kawashima.
Kawashima throws a right hand that misses
and Cabrera counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Kawashima, as that shot connected.
Cabrera jabs Kawashima to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Cabrera steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kawashima.
Cabrera checks a leg kick.
Cabrera checks the leg kick.
Kawashima is looking to slow Cabrera down with leg kicks.
Kawashima misses with the combination.
Cabrera on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kawashima. Kawashima obviously looking to wear him down.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kawashima throws a leg kick

and Cabrera counters with a nice double leg into side control. Kawashima won't be happy with that.

Kawashima throws Cabrera to one side and escapes!
Kawashima has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Kawashima throws a body shot but no joy.
Cabrera half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
A slapping body kick lands there for Cabrera.
Cabrera jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kawashima tries a quick counter leg kick but Cabrera is wise to it.
Kawashima tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Kawashima lands a right hook to the body.
Cabrera has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gangsterdamage in the buildup to the fight.
Kawashima slips a jab and a cross from Cabrera.
Cabrera misses with a looping right.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Kawashima checks a leg kick.
Kawashima throws a chopping leg kick but Cabrera manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Kawashima with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Kawashima throws a leg kick but Cabrera sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Kawashima connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Cabrera misses with a wild combination.
Kawashima swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Cabrera takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Kawashima with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Eiji Kawashima seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Cabrera tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A punch combination from Cabrera misses.
Kawashima has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A leg kick checked by Kawashima.
Cabrera backing away here, and Kawashima unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Cabrera looks to land a right hand but Kawashima moved out of range.
Kawashima throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Eiji Kawashima is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Cabrera steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kawashima.
Cabrera misses with a body shot
and Kawashima counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Cabrera blocks the body kick.
A slow jab from Cabrera misses its intended target.
Kawashima lands a leg kick that knocks Cabrera off balance momentarily.
Kawashima misses with a right hand
enabling Cabrera to counter with a crisp jab.

Cabrera looking to score a takedown here. Kawashima is defending well but Cabrera drives through and ends up in Kawashima's guard.
Kawashima wants to sweep but no luck.
Kawashima keeps trying to improve his position.
Cabrera postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Kawashima trying to control the position here.
Cabrera might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Cabrera cracks Kawashima with a solid left hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kawashima preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

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

This has been an exciting period of action!
Kawashima stopping the sweep attempt from Cabrera.

Cabrera had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Kawashima defends it easily.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Cabrera is trying to keep Kawashima in close.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Eiji Kawashima 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.


Cabrera moves away from the strike by Kawashima.
A cross from Kawashima lands.
Cabrera throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Eiji Kawashima seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Cabrera fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Kawashima avoids it really well and circles away.
Kawashima checks the leg kick.
Kawashima tried to score with a low kick but Cabrera checks it.
Cabrera throws a jab when Kawashima was well out of range.
Cabrera tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kawashima was well out of range. Poor timing from Cabrera.
Cabrera uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Cabrera turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kawashima throws a hook but Cabrera blocks it.
Cabrera drops down looking for a counter takedown but Kawashima sprawls and moves away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera lands a right hook to the body.
Cabrera finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Kawashima feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Cabrera's calf.
Cabrera on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Cabrera blocks a leg kick.
Cabrera misses with a low kick.
Kawashima thinks about the counter body kick.
A big left from Kawashima misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera avoids the body shot from Kawashima.
Cabrera throws a jab when Kawashima was well out of range.
Kawashima throws a jab when Cabrera was well out of range.
Kawashima checks a leg kick.
Cabrera showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Kawashima.
Kawashima thows a leg kick but Cabrera checks it
and Kawashima takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A jab lands there for Cabrera.
A solid body kick from Kawashima.
A punch lands to the side of Cabrera 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Cabrera with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Kawashima to score with a decent uppercut.
Cabrera wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Kawashima tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Kawashima connects with an inside leg kick.
Cabrera tries to close the distance and clinch up but Kawashima swats him away and circles back towards the center.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kawashima checks a low kick from Cabrera.
Cabrera looks to score with a jab to the body but Kawashima is just out of range.
Cabrera defending well as Kawashima loads up on a big left hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Kawashima checks a leg kick.
Kawashima avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kawashima throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Cabrera works over Kawashima's head and body with a nice combination.
Cabrera lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Cabrera tries to work over Kawashima's front leg with a kick but Kawashima checks it.
Kawashima swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Cabrera moves out of range as Kawashima strikes.
Cabrera lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Kawashima will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Cabrera throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Kawashima throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kawashima misses with a hook.
Cabrera scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
A bone on bone clash there as Cabrera blocks the leg kick.
Cabrera was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Cabrera motions for Kawashima to come forward. Cabrera throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kawashima scores with a hook to the body. Cabrera takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Kawashima on the wrong end of a nice jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kawashima checks a leg kick.
Cabrera throws a chopping leg kick but Kawashima manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Cabrera slips a straight right by Kawashima.
Cabrera shoots for a takedown but Kawashima saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
A jab from Cabrera does it's job there.
Cabrera throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.

Cabrera shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Cabrera showed some decent athleticism there.
Kawashima makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Kawashima.
Kawashima working a defensive guard but Cabrera passes into half guard.
Cabrera throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Cabrera thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Kawashima gets full guard.
Kawashima keeping full guard, as Cabrera tries to pass.
Cabrera throwing strikes but missing.
Cabrera stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Kawashima swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Cabrera won't allow Kawashima to sweep him here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera dominated that second round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Cabrera throws a sloppy head kick and Kawashima moves out of range easily.
And Kawashima responds with a good body kick, but Cabrera manages to step out the way in time.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kawashima.
Cabrera is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Kawashima throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Cabrera stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Kawashima on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Cabrera. Cabrera obviously looking to wear him down.
A slow jab from Kawashima misses its intended target.
Kawashima scores with a punch to the head.
A nice leg kick lands there from Cabrera.
Kawashima checks a leg kick nicely.
Cabrera comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Kawashima scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Cabrera fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Kawashima has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Cabrera throws a right and a left that both miss.
Cabrera tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Cabrera is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Kawashima lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cabrera tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Kawashima manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kawashima.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kawashima throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Kawashima keeps the fight on the outside.
Decent striking displayed by Kawashima there.
Nice body kick there by Kawashima.
Cabrera looks to score with a jab to the body but Kawashima is just out of range.
Cabrera uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kawashima.
Cabrera changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Cabrera throws a low kick, looking for Kawashima's leg but Kawashima calmly moves out of range.
Cabrera throws out a leg kick but Kawashima moves out of range and Cabrera only half commits.
Kawashima swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Kawashima ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
Cabrera scores with a jab.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Cabrera, right into the meat.
Kawashima slips a straight right by Cabrera.
Cabrera tries to land a leg kick but Kawashima saw it coming and moves away.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kawashima.
Cabrera turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kawashima turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kawashima defending well as Cabrera loads up on a big left hand.
Kawashima fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cabrera manages to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cabrera throws a shot from downtown. Kawashima moves away and avoids it.
Cabrera moves out of range as Kawashima strikes.
Cabrera tries to clinch up.
Cabrera takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Cabrera slips a jab from Kawashima.
Kawashima throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Kawashima throws a half hearted mid kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Cabrera.
A big right from Cabrera misses.
The fighters circling - Cabrera throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
The fighters circling - Cabrera throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Cabrera misses with a lunging right hand
and Kawashima counters with a leg kick.
Kawashima avoids the body shot from Cabrera.
Cabrera pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

Cabrera pushes Kawashima up against the cage in a clinch.
Kawashima prevents a body shot from Cabrera.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera misses with a body punch.
Cabrera misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kawashima prevents a body shot from Cabrera.
Cabrera tries a body shot but Kawashima blocks it.
Kawashima working aggressively here.
Kawashima is trying to push Cabrera away but Cabrera has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.

Kawashima breaks from the clinch.
Cabrera jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kawashima staying out of range there.
Cabrera walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Kawashima throws a lazy body kick
and Cabrera counters with a straight right hand.

Cabrera moves into the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Cabrera.
Kawashima has had enough of the clinch but Cabrera keeps him there for the moment.
Kawashima wants to get back to striking at distance but Cabrera won't allow it.
Cabrera misses with a punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Cabrera fails to pull guard.
Cabrera lands with a left to the head.
Kawashima digs a right hand underneath Cabrera's ribcage. Cabrera let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Cabrera changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Kawashima fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Kawashima takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Kawashima misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cabrera.
Cabrera sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cabrera scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Cabrera dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kawashima. That did some damage!
Kawashima waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Cabrera.
Kawashima blocks a jab.
Kawashima tries to score with a low kick but Cabrera moves his leg out of the way.
Kawashima lands with a kick to the temple. Cabrera shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"

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

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

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Helix Cabrera!

Helix Cabrera spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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Event: *T123* - Enter The Arena     
Date:   Jan 29, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Wilder Wein. Cabrera comes into the arena with It's showtime! blaring out of the sound system. Wein has chosen Wilder Wein as his entrance music. Wilder Wein told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

169 cm
27
156 lbs
17 - 7 - 0
187 cm
26
187 lbs
13 - 3 - 2
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Museum of Monsters & Madmen
Bullet Proof System

KAISER
MayheM sportswear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Wilder Wein!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Richard Clark and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Wein doesn't manage to clinch there - Cabrera circles away.
Wein defending well as Cabrera loads up on a big left hand.
Wein lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Wein misses with a body kick.
Wein getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Cabrera misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Cabrera jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Cabrera has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gangsterdamage in the buildup to the fight.
Wein fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Cabrera checks it well.
Wein drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Cabrera misses with an uppercut. Wein saw that one coming.
Cabrera shoots in but no luck this time.
Wein scores with a shot to the body.
Wein throws the left hand but Cabrera avoids the punch easily.
Cabrera looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Cabrera throws a hook but Wein avoids it easily.
Wein drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Cabrera looks to land a combination but Wein avoids it well.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Wein looks to score with a jab to the body but Cabrera is just out of range.
A telegraphed right hand from Wein misses the target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wein throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Cabrera fires out a quick counter leg kick but Wein just manages to avoid it.
Cabrera fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Wein has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Nice shot by Cabrera.
Wein shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Wein slips a jab and a cross from Cabrera.
Cabrera looks to throw the jab but Wein is out of range.
Wein swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Nice takedown defense from Wein. No joy for Cabrera on that attempt.
Wein sizes up Cabrera with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Cabrera takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Cabrera takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Nice uppercut there from Wein.
Cabrera throws a big shot that misses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Wein cracks Cabrera with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Wilder Wein is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Cabrera on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Wein. Wein obviously looking to wear him down.
Wein has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Cabrera lands with a thumping leg kick.
Wein swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wein misses with a straight left.
Wein scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Cabrera throws a body shot but no joy.
Wein looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Cabrera moves out of range of the body kick from Wein.
Cabrera shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Wein misses with a hook. Cabrera ducked under it nicely.
Wein throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A looping hook to the body misses from Cabrera. Wein does a little dance to reset his feet.
Wein ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
Wein avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Cabrera tries a low kick but Wein avoids it.
Wein slips a jab and a cross from Cabrera.
Cabrera scores with a nice head shot.
Wein bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Cabrera fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Wein on the side of the head.
Cabrera takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Wein jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wein looks to land a left hand but Cabrera moved out of range nicely.
Wein's jab looks to have found its range, popping Cabrera under the eye.
Cabrera slips under a jab.
Cabrera pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Cabrera throws a shot from downtown. Wein moves away and avoids it.
Wein stuffs the takedown attempt from Cabrera. Cabrera gets slowly back to his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Helix Cabrera. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Cabrera on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Cabrera loads up on a big right hand but Wein slips the punch.
Cabrera uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Wein.
Wein throws a hook but Cabrera avoids it easily.
Cabrera throws out a powerful jab.
Wein avoids a kick to the body.
Cabrera walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Wein checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Cabrera slips a jab from Wein.
Cabrera shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Wein sprawls well. Wein wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Cabrera gets slowly back to his feet.
Wein is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Cabrera.

Wein moves into the clinch successfully.
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!
Cabrera struggles to land a body shot inside as Wein controls his hands.
Wein stops a takedown attempt from Cabrera.
Wein tries to throw a body punch but Cabrera avoids it by throwing Wein back against the cage.
Cabrera lands a left hand.
Wein blocking some punches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Cabrera.
A head punch on the inside from Cabrera fails to land.
Cabrera lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Wein backwards.
Wein tries to work over Cabrera's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Wein gets through Cabrera's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Wein misses with a hook from the clinch.
A left hand lands to the body for Cabrera.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nice defenses there by Wein.
Cabrera throws a front kick aimed at Wein's knee but Wein avoids it well.
Wein takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Cabrera misses with a straight right.
Cabrera looks to land a left hand but Wein moved out of range nicely.
Cabrera blocks a leg kick.
Wein throws a looping overhand right but Cabrera ducks down to avoid it.
Cabrera misses with a hook. Wein ducked under it nicely.
Wein connects with a solid leg kick.
Wein scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Wein sees it coming and moves out of range.
Wein throws a jab when Cabrera was well out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A chopping leg kick lands by Cabrera.
Cabrera fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Wein checks a leg kick.
Wein checks a low kick from Cabrera.
Wein throws a big shot that misses.
A combination from Cabrera does no damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wein lunges at Cabrera with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Cabrera's hand.
Wein misses with a looping left.
Cabrera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Wein avoids the body shot from Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a leg kick
and Wein counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Cabrera chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Wein can pounce on him.
Cabrera stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Cabrera uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Wein.
Wein ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
Cabrera jabs Wein right on the nose. Wein blinks but takes it well.
Wein looks to land a left hand but Cabrera moved out of range nicely.
A nice inside leg kick there by Wein. That's going to slow Cabrera down.
Wein is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Cabrera.
Wein finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Cabrera takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Wein pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

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!
Cabrera slips a straight right by Wein.
Wein takes a swing at Cabrera's ribcage but misses.
Wein cracks Cabrera with a good jab.
Wein throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Cabrera on the side of the head.
Cabrera throws a lazy right hand but Wein sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A countering left hand to the body from Wein misses.
Wein throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Cabrera darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Wein moves out of range of the body kick from Cabrera.
Wein scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Cabrera tries a low kick but Wein avoids it.
Wein misses with a few strikes there.
Cabrera thows a left - swing and a miss!

Cabrera clinches.
Cabrera misses with a punch to the body.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Cabrera gets through Wein's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Cabrera tries to work over Wein's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Cabrera lands a left hand that snaps the head of Wein backwards.

Wein breaks from the clinch.
Cabrera throws a looping overhand right but Wein ducks down to avoid it.
Wein keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Wein will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Wein stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Cabrera.
Cabrera pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Wein chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Cabrera can pounce on him.
Jab from Cabrera.
Wein avoids the head kick by Cabrera.
Cabrera slips a straight right by Wein.
Wein blocks the body kick.
Cabrera tries a head kick but it misses.
Wein let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Cabrera takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Cabrera looks to land a combination but Wein avoids it well.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cabrera misses with a looping right.
Wilder Wein seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Cabrera throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Cabrera closes this distance looking for a takedown but Wein circles away.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Cabrera.
Wein misses with a leg kick

and Cabrera counters with a takedown into side control.

Wein throws his opponent off and manages to get back to his feet! Nicely done!
Cabrera throws a jab but it's blocked by Wein.
A slow jab from Wein misses its intended target.
Wein throws a jab but it's blocked by Cabrera.
Cabrera is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Cabrera misses with an uppercut.
Wein cracks Cabrera with a good jab.
Wein lands a nice looking body kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Wein lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Wein bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Cabrera throws a series of punches but Wein moves out of range.
Cabrera misses with a looping left.
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 Helix Cabrera will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Wein ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Wein misses with an attempted mid kick.
Cabrera darts in looking for a takedown but Wein gets double underhooks and turns Cabrera into the cage.
Cabrera throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Wein tries a quick counter leg kick but Cabrera is wise to it.
Wein looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
A good leg kick by Wein.
Wein tries to score with a low kick but Cabrera moves his leg out of the way.
Cabrera misses with a looping left.
A jab from Wein misses.
Cabrera lands a nice leg kick that just misses Wein's sensitive parts.
A solid leg kick lands there for Wein.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera tried to score with a low kick but Wein checks it.
Cabrera backing away here, and Wein unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Cabrera moves in looking to clinch but Wein pushes him off.
Wein walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Wein blocks a leg kick.
Cabrera on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Wein keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera scores with a sloppy right hand. Wein should have avoided that one.
Wein looks for the body kick but Cabrera saw that one coming.
Cabrera tries to score with a low kick but Wein moves his leg out of the way.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Wein! But no joy.
Cabrera lands a nice hook to Wein's body. Wein takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Cabrera on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Cabrera throws a push kick but Wein slaps the foot to one side.
Wein swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A quick step to the side and Cabrera tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Cabrera looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Wein looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Cabrera half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Wein throws a looping overhand right but Cabrera ducks down to avoid it.
Cabrera tried to score with a low kick but Wein checks it.
Cabrera misses with a body kick.
Wein lands a front kick.
Cabrera closes the distance and clinches up with Wein, looking for a takedown. Cabrera pushes Wein against the cage but Wein circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Cabrera stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Wein.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Wein.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wein lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A clash of legs there as Wein blocks the low kick.
Cabrera takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Crunch! Wein slams his shin into Cabrera's torso.
Cabrera misses the shot to the body.
Cabrera scores with a hook.
Cabrera throws a body punch but Wein moves out of range.
Wein just misses with a punch to the body.
Cabrera feinted with a counter takedown.
A big left from Wein misses.
Wein scores with a kick to the midsection.
Wein misses with a hook.
Cabrera avoids a punch combination nicely.
Wein misses with a wild body shot.
Cabrera getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Wein throws a hook to the side of Cabrera's head but Cabrera sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Cabrera feinted with a counter takedown.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wein checks a low kick from Cabrera.
A combination from Cabrera does no damage.
A jab lands there for Cabrera.
The fighters circling - Cabrera throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Cabrera pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Cabrera looks to score with a jab to the body but Wein is just out of range.
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from Wein.
Cabrera is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Wein misses with an uppercut.
Cabrera connects with an inside leg kick.
Wein turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Cabrera throws a body kick that misses.
Wein takes one on the chin but seems OK.
A telegraphed right hand from Wein misses the target.
Cabrera tries to counter with a takedown but Wein is quick to defend against it.
Wein scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Wein misses with a wild body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Cabrera closes the distance and clinches.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Cabrera escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Cabrera takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Wein is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Cabrera.
Wein misses with a hook. Cabrera ducked under it nicely.
Wein scores with a kick to the body.
Cabrera doesn't manage to clinch there - Wein circles away.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Wein lands with a short shot to the head.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Wein.
Cabrera blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Wein breaks the clinch.
Wein throws a leg kick but Cabrera sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Cabrera has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Wein.
Wein lands with a good body shot.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 28:29
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Wilder Wein!

A relieved looking Wilder Wein thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
Helix Cabrera was interviewed post fight and said 'Well... Shit happens.'.
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Event: *T120* - Olympic Finals     
Date:   Jan 08, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Johnny Luca. Cabrera's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, It's showtime!. Luca has chosen Filthy Luca Greeting as his entrance music. Johnny Luca will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

169 cm
27
156 lbs
16 - 7 - 0
180 cm
28
185 lbs
13 - 10 - 2
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Bullet Proof System

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 10 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Johnny Luca!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, James Glass and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cabrera chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Luca can pounce on him.
A swing and a miss from Cabrera.
Nice defenses there by Cabrera.
Cabrera tries to land a leg kick but Luca saw it coming and moves away.
Luca throws a head kick but Cabrera moves out of range.
Luca misses with a low kick as Cabrera jumps back.
Cabrera lands a right hook to the body.
Cabrera shoots in looking for a takedown. Luca tries to sprawl out of it but Cabrera keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Luca manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Luca takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Cabrera scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Luca swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big left from Luca misses.
Luca drops his hands momentarily and Cabrera takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Good work by Cabrera as he checks the leg kick.
Luca wants to slow Cabrera down by chopping away at his legs.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Luca sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Cabrera walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Luca checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Both fighters circling a little - Luca finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Cabrera throws a push kick but Luca slaps the foot to one side.
Cabrera digs a good hook to Luca's body.
We've been hearing reports that Cabrera has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Cabrera throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Luca throws the left hand but Cabrera avoids the punch easily.
Luca lunges at Cabrera with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Cabrera's hand.
Cabrera throws out a loose jab but Luca uses good head movement to avoid it.
Cabrera avoids the head kick by Luca.
It appears Cabrera was looking to counter with a kick there.
Luca throws out a loose jab but Cabrera uses good head movement to avoid it.
Cabrera takes one to the side of the head.
Cabrera takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Luca tries a head kick but it misses.
It looked like Cabrera wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Luca throws a low kick, looking for Cabrera's leg but Cabrera calmly moves out of range.
Cabrera feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Luca takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cabrera dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A big right from Luca misses.
Cabrera is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Cabrera lands with an overhand left.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luca throws a hook but Cabrera avoids it easily.
Cabrera lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Luca backs up against the cage.
Cabrera scores with a nice right hand.
Luca looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
The fighters circling - Luca throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Luca tries to clinch up
and Cabrera counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Luca throws a low kick but it's checked well by Cabrera.
Nice jab there from Cabrera.
Luca misses with a straight left.
A nice inside leg kick there by Luca. That's going to slow Cabrera down.
Luca takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Cabrera misses with a takedown attempt - Luca sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Cabrera throws a nice inside leg kick.
Cabrera scores with a nice right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Luca.
Cabrera throws a series of strikes that have Luca backpedaling.

It looks like Johnny Luca has been cut.
Luca misses with a left hand
and Cabrera counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Luca lands a jab to the nose.
Luca throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Cabrera sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Luca feints and then cracks Cabrera's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Cabrera down.
Cabrera tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Luca was well out of range. Poor timing from Cabrera.
Luca throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Luca lands a nice leg kick that just misses Cabrera's sensitive parts.
Cabrera jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Luca loads up on a big right hand but Cabrera slips the punch.
Cabrera throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Luca scores with a head kick. Cabrera tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Luca dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Cabrera. That did some damage!
Luca keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cabrera thows a left - swing and a miss!
Cabrera lands a leg kick that knocks Luca off balance momentarily.
Cabrera is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luca works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Luca throws a shot from downtown. Cabrera moves away and avoids it.
Cabrera appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Cabrera scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Luca sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Cabrera is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Luca keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A left lands for Cabrera.
Luca takes a swing at Cabrera's ribcage but misses.

Luca clinches up with Cabrera and pushes him back against the cage.
Cabrera can't break the clinch.
Luca misses with a hook from the clinch.
Luca fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Cabrera tries a body shot but Luca blocks it.

Cabrera's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Some bone on bone action there as Luca checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Luca throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Luca lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Johnny Luca is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Nice cross by Luca.
Cabrera lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Helix Cabrera will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Johnny Luca'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.


Luca throws a right hand that Cabrera ducks under and follows up with a left that Cabrera also avoids with ease.
Cabrera tries to counter with a takedown but Luca is quick to defend against it.
Luca goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Cabrera loads up on a big right hand but Luca slips the punch.
Helix Cabrera is winning the standup battle so far.
Cabrera lands a really nice looking cross but Luca seems unphased.
Luca checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Cabrera lands a jab-cross combination.
Luca walks into a left hand.
Cabrera connects with a solid leg kick.
Luca scores with a nice body kick.
Cabrera takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A punch lands to the side of Cabrera 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Luca uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Cabrera.
Cabrera works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
A telegraphed right hand from Cabrera misses the target.
Cabrera blocks a head kick by Luca.
Cabrera loads up on a big right hand but Luca slips the punch.
Luca pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Cabrera checks a low kick from Luca.
Luca misses with a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera misses with a looping right.
Cabrera cracks the inside of Luca's front leg.
Cabrera throws a low kick but Luca moves out of range easily.
Luca looks to land a left hand but Cabrera moved out of range nicely.
Some bone on bone action there as Cabrera checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Cabrera slips a jab from Luca.
Jab, jab by Luca - just one landing.
Luca scores with a kick to the body.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Luca sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Cabrera keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Luca.
A head kick misses from Luca.
Cabrera scores with a jab to the jaw.
Luca swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Cabrera defending well as Luca loads up on a big left hand.
Cabrera motions for Luca to come forward. Cabrera throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Luca 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.
An inside leg kick from Cabrera misses.
Cabrera misses with an uppercut. Luca saw that one coming.
Luca thumps Cabrera with a low kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheers as Luca lands an impressive looking overhand right. Cabrera doesn't seem phased though.
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!
Cabrera shoots in looking for a takedown but Luca manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Cabrera's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Luca getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Cabrera keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Luca.
Cabrera connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
A slow jab from Cabrera misses its intended target.
A big right from Luca misses.
Cabrera keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Cabrera shoots in but no luck this time.
Cabrera tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Luca swivels and escapes.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Helix Cabrera. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Luca throws the left hand but Cabrera avoids the punch easily.
Cabrera steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Luca.
Cabrera fires out a quick counter leg kick but Luca just manages to avoid it.
Cabrera chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Luca can pounce on him.
Cabrera ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Luca moves away.
Cabrera takes a swing at Luca's ribcage but misses.
Luca shapes to counter with a head kick.
Cabrera 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.
Cabrera chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A telegraphed right hand from Luca misses the target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luca throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Cabrera stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Luca.
Cabrera shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Luca sprawls well. Luca wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Cabrera gets slowly back to his feet.
Cabrera jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Luca moved away.
Luca replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Cabrera blocks it well.
Luca loads up on a big right hand but Cabrera slips the punch.
Luca doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Nice body punch from Cabrera.
Cabrera swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Luca avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Luca tries a head kick but it misses.
Cabrera has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Luca.
Luca tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Cabrera paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Luca 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.
Luca gets cracked there but stands up to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luca throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Cabrera attempts a counter takedown but Luca avoids it well and moves away.
Left hook, right uppercut from Cabrera.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luca misses with a right hand
and Cabrera counters with a nice uppercut.
Cabrera scores with a jab to the head.
Cabrera punishes Luca's body with a nice straight punch.
Cabrera thows a left - swing and a miss!
Cabrera slips a jab and a cross from Luca.
Luca scores with a nice right hand.
Luca cracks Cabrera with a right hand to the side of the head.
Luca has worked on his takedown defense in the runup to this fight and it is paying off so far.
Luca misses with a straight left.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Cabrera.
Luca tries to buck Cabrera off but Cabrera is having none of it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Luca is trying to get back to his feet.
Luca tries to buck Cabrera off but Cabrera is having none of it.
Cabrera is looking to take a break and control but Luca is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
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 Helix Cabrera will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Johnny Luca's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Cabrera misses with a body kick.
A jab from Cabrera misses.
Cabrera swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Cabrera blocks a head kick by Luca.
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from Luca.
Cabrera shoots in for a takedown but Luca shows good takedown defense.
Luca 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.
Cabrera keeps the fight on the outside.
A good leg kick by Luca.
Cabrera lands with a shot to the body.
Cabrera looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Luca throws a head kick that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Cabrera closes the distance and clinches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luca.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Cabrera.
Luca can't break the clinch.

Luca's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Luca uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Cabrera.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Luca avoids the body shot from Cabrera.
Luca chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Cabrera slips a jab from Luca.
Luca misses with a straight right.
Cabrera fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Cabrera looks to score with a jab to the body but Luca is just out of range.
It seemed like Luca was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Cabrera lands a nice shot to the body.
Cabrera tries for a takedown but Luca sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Helix Cabrera. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Luca throws a head kick that misses.
Johnny Luca seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Luca waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Cabrera.
Luca throws a head kick that half lands.

Luca gets caught napping as Cabrera dives in and scores a takedown. Luca manages to retain guard.
Cabrera might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cabrera trying to control the position from guard on top but Luca is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Cabrera is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Luca is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Cabrera controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Luca tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Cabrera trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Johnny Luca has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Cabrera loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Cabrera in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Luca looking to hit a scissor sweep but Cabrera is one step ahead there.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Cabrera postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Cabrera throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Luca sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Luca throws out a leg kick but Cabrera moves out of range and Luca only half commits.
Luca blocks a jab.
Luca throws a head kick but Cabrera moves out of range.
Cabrera throws a shot to the body.
A clash of legs there as Cabrera blocks the low kick.
Cabrera attempts a counter takedown but Luca avoids it well and moves away.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Cabrera here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.
Cabrera shoots in for a takedown but Luca shows good takedown defense.
Luca misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Luca lands a really nice looking cross but Cabrera seems unphased.
Luca has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Cabrera just misses with a punch to the body.
Luca looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Luca throws a low kick but Cabrera avoids it.
Luca ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Luca throws out a counter right but Cabrera avoids it with no problem.
Cabrera avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Luca misses with a straight left.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luca misses with a double jab.
Luca takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Cabrera lands a jab to Luca's midsection.
Luca on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Cabrera. Cabrera obviously looking to wear him down.
Luca is looking to clinch.
A head kick misses from Luca.
Cabrera attempts a counter takedown but Luca avoids it well and moves away.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Luca takes a swing at Cabrera's ribcage but misses.
Cabrera cracks a nice hook into Luca's ribs.
Cabrera slips a jab from Luca.
Luca stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Cabrera.
Luca walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Luca drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Luca connects with a good right hand that stumbles Cabrera. Cabrera circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Cabrera lands with a straight right. Luca didn't see that one coming.
Luca fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Cabrera checks it well.
Luca throws a sloppy head kick and Cabrera moves out of range easily.

Luca gets caught flat footed, as Cabrera shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Cabrera is in close to Luca's body, working some short punches and elbows.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 30:27
Judge James Glass scores the fight 30:27
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 30:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Helix Cabrera!

Helix Cabrera 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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FIGHT
RATING
79%

 

Event: NYFN 49     
Date:   Dec 19, 2015

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Akeen Coker. Cabrera kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is It's showtime!. On his way into the cage it seems that Helix Cabrera has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Helix Cabrera seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

169 cm
27
156 lbs
15 - 7 - 0
165 cm
25
155 lbs
15 - 2 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

Conquer

Reaper Combatwear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Akeen Coker!
The judges for this bout are John Kavanagh, Alyssa Summers and Anthony Taglia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cabrera lands a jab to the head.
Coker throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Nice body kick there by Cabrera.
Coker lands with an uppercut that bounces Cabrera off the cage and back into range.
Coker clobbers Cabrera with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
A left lands for Cabrera.
Coker looks to score with a jab to the body but Cabrera is just out of range.

Coker throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Cabrera was covering up waiting for the punch and Coker finishes the takedown easily into guard.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Cabrera is on top in guard.

The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Coker 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.
Cabrera landing some decent shots from guard.
Coker trying to keep a closed guard but Cabrera is proving a slippery customer.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Coker is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Cabrera seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.

Cabrera got a little sloppy there for a moment and Coker has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Cabrera has managed to get both his arms back between Coker's legs - danger averted.
Cabrera with a flurry of punches that miss.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Coker manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Cabrera manages to get himself to full guard.


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

Cabrera has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Coker can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Cabrera wants to sweep here but Coker controlling him for the moment.
Cabrera is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Coker throws an elbow that misses. Cabrera uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Coker's guard. Nice move by Cabrera!


Coker had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Cabrera defends it easily.
Coker looking to control.
Cabrera is in close to Coker's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Cabrera postures up.
Coker seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Cabrera preventing the sweep.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera looking to sit in guard and control but Coker gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Coker trying to control the position from guard on top but Cabrera is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Cabrera is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Coker is looking for a sweep. Cabrera is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Coker has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Cabrera is working away from the top position though.
Coker slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
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 Helix Cabrera 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.


Coker throws a right hand that misses
and Cabrera counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Cabrera bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Cabrera looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
A punch lands to the side of Coker 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Cabrera 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.
Coker takes a jab right on the kisser.
Coker swings for the body but Cabrera moves out of range.
Cabrera is looking to chop away at Coker's legs.
A solid leg kick lands there for Cabrera.
Cabrera scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Cabrera loads up on a big right hand but Coker slips the punch.
Helix Cabrera seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Coker throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Coker blocks a jab.
Coker swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Coker fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Cabrera has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Coker misses with a hook. Cabrera ducked under it nicely.
Coker slips a jab from Cabrera.
A clash of legs there as Cabrera blocks the low kick.
Helix Cabrera is winning the standup battle so far.
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!
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Coker checks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Coker.
Cabrera ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Coker uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a quick inside leg kick.
Cabrera lands with a thumping leg kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Cabrera.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Coker 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 Cabrera has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Cabrera and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Coker connects with a good right hand that stumbles Cabrera. Cabrera circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Coker scores with a jab.
Cabrera throws a sloppy head kick and Coker moves out of range easily.
Cabrera swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Coker now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Cabrera slips a straight right by Coker.
Coker missing with a left hand there. Cabrera was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Coker checks a leg kick.
Coker slips under a jab from Cabrera.
Coker scores with a sloppy right hand. Cabrera should have avoided that one.
Coker is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Cabrera.

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!
Cabrera looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Coker takes one to the chin there.
Coker is looking to land body kicks.
Cabrera uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Coker.
A solid leg kick lands there for Cabrera.
Cabrera misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Coker.
Coker drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Cabrera defends it well.
Coker looks to score with a jab to the body but Cabrera is just out of range.
Cabrera has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Coker wants to slow Cabrera down by chopping away at his legs.
Cabrera misses the jab.
Cabrera connects with a single shot there.
Coker takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Cabrera looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Cabrera blocks a head kick by Coker.
A good leg kick by Coker.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Coker.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera scoring well with a low kick there.
Cabrera fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Coker.
Cabrera misses with a head kick.
Coker misses with a straight left.
Coker throws a low kick, looking for Cabrera's leg but Cabrera calmly moves out of range.
Cabrera throwing a counter right hand but Coker manages to avoid it.
Nice uppercut lands for Cabrera. That snapped Coker's head back.
Cabrera checks a low kick from Coker.
Coker has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Cabrera.
Cabrera slips a straight right by Coker.
Cabrera tried to counter with a leg kick but Coker avoided it.
Cabrera throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Coker sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Coker feints the counter takedown.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Coker.
Coker throws a wild body kick that Cabrera sees coming a mile off.
Coker's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Decent striking displayed by Cabrera there.
Cabrera lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Cabrera misses with a body punch
and Coker counters with a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Coker throws a right hand that misses
enabling Cabrera to counter with a crisp jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cabrera tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Coker is looking to land body kicks.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Cabrera checks a leg kick.
Coker looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Cabrera shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Coker as he jumps to the side.
Cabrera turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Coker throws a leg kick which misses Cabrera's front leg but catches the back leg as Cabrera tries to avoid it.
Coker swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Cabrera throws a big counter combination but Coker scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Coker throws a body shot but no joy.
Cabrera moves out of range of the body kick from Coker.
Cabrera scores with a leg kick.
Cabrera scoring well with a low kick there.
Coker works Cabrera's body with a nice hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cabrera is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Coker.
A head kick misses from Cabrera.
Cabrera scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Coker.
Coker throws a hook but Cabrera blocks it.
Coker throws a low kick but it's checked well by Cabrera.
Cabrera throwing a counter right hand but Coker manages to avoid it.
Coker misses with a hook. Cabrera ducked under it nicely.
Cabrera bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Coker's head.
Cabrera avoids a kick to the body.
Coker lands a nice hook to Cabrera's body. Cabrera takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Cabrera moves out of range of the leg kick from Coker.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Cabrera lands a glancing blow to the side of Coker's head.
Cabrera fails to land with a series of punches.
Coker tries to score with a low kick but Cabrera moves his leg out of the way.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Coker misses with a hook to the body
and Cabrera counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Cabrera shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Coker napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Coker defending against the ground and pound.
Cabrera is chipping away with strikes.
Coker trying to control but Cabrera flips him over like a cheap hooker and has his back!
Coker trying to control but not successfully.
Cabrera doesn't have the hooks in and Coker manages to turn into his guard.
Coker is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Cabrera is trying to control the position but Coker postures up.
Cabrera seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Coker throws a big right hand that misses.
Coker is in close to Cabrera's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cabrera manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Coker manages to get himself to full guard.

Cabrera postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Cabrera's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Coker is on top in guard.


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

Cabrera had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Coker defends it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Coker working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Coker keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Cabrera's head.
Coker stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Cabrera swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Cabrera avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Cabrera is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Coker throws a big right hand that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Coker trying to control the position from guard on top but Cabrera is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Cabrera not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Cabrera keeping moving, preventing Coker from controlling successfully.
Coker might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Cabrera haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Coker stopping the sweep attempt from Cabrera.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Coker misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cabrera.
Coker ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cabrera moves away.
Cabrera uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Coker.

Cabrera scores with a takedown into Coker's guard.
Coker is trying to control the position from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera clearly takes that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


A solid leg kick lands there for Cabrera.
Coker misses with an attempted mid kick.
Coker cracks a nice hook into Cabrera's ribs.
Coker looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Cabrera dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Coker takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Cabrera displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Coker throws out the jab.
Coker misses with a body kick.
Coker tries to land a front kick but Cabrera steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Coker throws a low kick but it's checked well by Cabrera.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Coker finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Cabrera takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Cabrera moves away from the strike by Coker.
Coker misses with a low kick.
Cabrera connects with a right hand. Coker shakes it off.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera lands a nice shot that snaps Coker's head back.
Cabrera connects with an inside leg kick.
Cabrera connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Cabrera lands a body shot.
Coker takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Coker drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Cabrera throws a big shot that misses.
Coker looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Coker is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Cabrera ducks under a wild hook from Coker.
Cabrera tries to work over Coker's front leg with a kick but Coker checks it.
Cabrera dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Coker. That did some damage!
Coker throws a sloppy head kick and Cabrera moves out of range easily.
Cabrera throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Coker flicks out a counter leg kick but Cabrera steps away.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Coker crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Cabrera - the referee stops the clock and Coker gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Cabrera. Coker manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
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!
Coker lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera pivots, looking for a leg kick but Coker is out of range and Cabrera settles back down.
Cabrera finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Cabrera takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Coker takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Cabrera throws an overhand right that lands on Coker's shoulder, as Coker tries to avoid the shot.
Coker changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Coker connects with a solid leg kick.
Cabrera chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A head kick misses from Coker.
Cabrera catches Coker with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Cabrera lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Cabrera scoring well with a low kick there.
A chopping leg kick lands by Coker.
Cabrera scores with a nice right hand.
Coker cracks the inside of Cabrera's front leg.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Coker fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cabrera manages to avoid it.
Coker has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
A chopping leg kick lands by Coker.
Cabrera looks to score with a jab to the body but Coker is just out of range.
Cabrera scores with the left hand. Coker knows he should have avoided that one.
Coker swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Coker takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
A big right from Cabrera misses.
Coker throws a right and a left that both miss.
Cabrera feinted with a counter takedown.
Coker wants to slow Cabrera down by chopping away at his legs.
Coker takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
A slapping leg kick lands for Cabrera.
Cabrera misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Cabrera chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A telegraphed right hand from Coker misses the target.
Cabrera connects with an inside leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Coker fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Cabrera.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Coker 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.
Cabrera tests Coker's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Cabrera jabs Coker to the body, keeping him at a distance.

Coker takes the fight into the clinch.

Cabrera breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Coker turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Coker chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Coker buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Coker tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Coker scores with a kick to the body.
Cabrera throws an overhand right that lands on Coker's shoulder, as Coker tries to avoid the shot.
Cabrera moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromCoker.
Coker connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera had his way with Akeen Coker in that round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


A head kick misses from Cabrera.
Coker throws a hook but Cabrera avoids it easily.
Coker tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cabrera was well out of range. Poor timing from Coker.
Cabrera lands with a hook. Coker tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Cabrera swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Coker.
Cabrera throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Coker feints a counter leg kick.
Cabrera throws a low kick but it's checked well by Coker.
Cabrera closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Coker throws a leg kick
letting Cabrera counter with a right hand.
Coker cracks Cabrera with a good jab.
Cabrera throws a solid leg kick but Coker takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Cabrera.
Coker follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Cabrera throws out a leg kick but Coker moves out of range and Cabrera only half commits.
Cabrera scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Cabrera throws a left and a right that both miss
and Coker counters with an 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!
Coker scores with a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Coker throws a leg kick that misses.
Coker throws a right hand that Cabrera ducks under and follows up with a left that Cabrera also avoids with ease.
Jab by Coker.
Cabrera connects with a solid leg kick.
Coker throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A chopping leg kick lands by Cabrera.
Cabrera scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Coker throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Cabrera throws a head kick that misses.
Cabrera swings widly with a right hand
and Coker counters with a straight right hand.
Cabrera connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Nice body kick there by Cabrera.
Coker goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Coker checks the leg kick nicely there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Coker.
Cabrera with a jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Coker fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Cabrera checks it well.
Cabrera connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
A head kick from Coker lands but Cabrera takes it in his stride.
Cabrera keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Coker displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Cabrera.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Coker.
A nice inside leg kick there by Coker. That's going to slow Cabrera down.
A cross from Cabrera lands.
Coker lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Cabrera scores with a hook.
Coker throws out a leg kick but Cabrera moves out of range and Coker only half commits.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Coker misses with a body kick.
Cabrera looks to score with a jab to the body but Coker is just out of range.
A swing and a miss from Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a front kick aimed at Coker's knee but Coker avoids it well.
Coker feints a counter leg kick.
Cabrera uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Coker.
Coker uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Cabrera.
Cabrera takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Akeen Coker has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Coker misses with a low kick as Cabrera jumps back.
Coker swings for the body but Cabrera moves out of range.
Cabrera lands with a kick to the ribs.
Cabrera jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Cabrera throws a nice outside leg kick.
Coker lands a slapping body shot.
Cabrera misses with a jab, cross combination.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Coker checks it well.
Cabrera slips a straight right by Coker.
Coker doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Coker scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Coker attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Coker misses with a wild body shot.
Coker throws a push kick but Cabrera slaps the foot to one side.
Coker lands a nice looking body shot.
Coker connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Cabrera blocks a head kick by Coker.
Cabrera slips under a jab.
Cabrera lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Coker looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Cabrera throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Helix Cabrera.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Cabrera, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge John Kavanagh scores the fight 49:47
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 49:48
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight 49:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Helix Cabrera!

In his post fight interview, Helix Cabrera started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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RATING
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Event: ~T~ ITFL Round 10.2     
Date:   Nov 28, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Drug Killjoy and Helix Cabrera. Cabrera is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Let's see what you got. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

169 cm
27
161 lbs
14 - 10 - 0
169 cm
26
154 lbs
14 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Conquer



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Drug Killjoy!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
The judges for this bout are Albert Achterberg, Wagner Zegers and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cabrera throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Killjoy makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Cabrera really felt that one!
Cabrera throws a left and a right that both miss
and Killjoy counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Cabrera connects with a leg kick. Killjoy looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Killjoy plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Killjoy lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Cabrera throws a shot to the body.
Killjoy misses with a hook.
Cabrera throws a body punch but Killjoy moves out of range.
Cabrera waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Killjoy.
Killjoy throws a big counter combination but Cabrera scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Cabrera on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Killjoy checks a leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Killjoy gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Cabrera swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Cabrera misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Cabrera displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a jab but it's blocked by Killjoy.
Killjoy checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Killjoy is looking for a counter combo.
Cabrera swinging wildly here.
And Killjoy counters with a quick kick to the body but Cabrera blocks it.
Cabrera digs a good body shot into Killjoy's ribs.
Killjoy checks the leg kick.
Killjoy thinks about countering with a body kick.
Cabrera throws an off balance right hand
and Killjoy counters with a solid body kick.
Helix Cabrera seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Cabrera throws a big shot that misses.
It looked like Killjoy was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Cabrera steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Killjoy. That one must have hurt.
Killjoy takes a swing at Cabrera's ribcage but misses.
Cabrera misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Killjoy counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Cabrera gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera connects with a body shot.
Cabrera misses with a low kick.
Killjoy appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Killjoy throws a sloppy head kick and Cabrera moves out of range easily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Killjoy misses with a straight right.
Killjoy avoids a punch combination nicely.
Killjoy pushes Cabrera away with a front kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Cabrera misses the target.
Good shot there by Cabrera.
Killjoy looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A low kick from Killjoy misses

and Cabrera decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Killjoy's guard.
Cabrera trying to control but Killjoy is working from the bottom.
Killjoy trying to control the position here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Killjoy trying to control the position.
Killjoy pulls Cabrera in to control the position.
Cabrera trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Cabrera throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Killjoy works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Cabrera controls from within his opponent's guard.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Killjoy takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Cabrera slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Cabrera connects with a body shot that sends Killjoy's belly button to the back.
Jab from Cabrera.
A low kick from Cabrera misses
and Killjoy counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Killjoy throws a body kick that misses.
Cabrera lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Killjoy lands with a nice body punch.
Killjoy takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

Killjoy gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Cabrera to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Cabrera lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Cabrera scores with a head kick.
Killjoy throws a jab but it's blocked by Cabrera.
Cabrera blocks the body kick.
Cabrera throws the left hand but Killjoy avoids the punch easily.
Killjoy throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Cabrera throws a leg kick

and Killjoy moves into the clinch.
Cabrera tries to work over Killjoy's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Cabrera tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Cabrera lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Cabrera takes a knee right on the jaw!
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Cabrera creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Killjoy tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Killjoy lands an uppercut.
Killjoy tries to work over Cabrera's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cabrera fails to pull guard.
Cabrera lands a shot to the body.
Killjoy tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera can't find room to land a body shot as Killjoy controls the action.
Killjoy misses with some punches.

Cabrera breaks from the clinch.
Killjoy with a jab.
Killjoy looks to score with a jab to the body but Cabrera is just out of range.
Drug Killjoy is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Cabrera shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Killjoy but Killjoy pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Killjoy swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Killjoy swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Killjoy misses with a double jab
and Cabrera counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Cabrera will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Drug Killjoy has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Helix Cabrera.
Cabrera ducks right into an uppercut from Killjoy.
Cabrera throws a leg kick
and Killjoy counters with a nice body kick.
Cabrera is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Killjoy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a hook but Killjoy blocks it.
Killjoy misses with a body kick.

Cabrera drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cabrera tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.
Killjoy struggling a bit here.
Killjoy is looking for a sweep.
Killjoy is not content to let Cabrera control the position.
Killjoy is looking for a sweep.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here as Cabrera stalls from top position.
Helix Cabrera has got the better of the ground game so far.
Cabrera scores with a couple of short elbows.
Cabrera works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Killjoy sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Cabrera wants to control but Killjoy is keeping him busy.
Killjoy is trying is best to control the position here.
Killjoy is refusing to be controlled, as Cabrera sits in half guard.
Killjoy manages to get to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Killjoy being controlled here, momentarily.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Cabrera accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Cabrera engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Cabrera trying to control but Killjoy is working from the bottom.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Killjoy is trying to control the position from the bottom.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Helix Cabrera will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Killjoy takes a swing at Cabrera's ribcage but misses.
Cabrera throws a left and a right that both miss
and Killjoy counters with a right hand to the body.
Killjoy has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Cabrera finds it's way round the side to connect with Killjoy's head.
Cabrera scores with a punch to the head.
Drug Killjoy is winning the standup battle so far.
Cabrera moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Killjoy blocks a jab.
Cabrera throws a head kick that misses.
A solid leg kick lands there for Killjoy.
Cabrera paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Killjoy manages to avoid it.
A big left from Cabrera misses.
Killjoy looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
And Cabrera tries to counter it with a takedown but Killjoy pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Cabrera throws a right and a left that Killjoy avoids nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Cabrera bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
Killjoy tries to bench press Cabrera off him but Cabrera keeps the position.
Killjoy trying his best to control but Cabrera has mounted him.
Killjoy tries to lock up and control but Cabrera gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Cabrera thuds his fist into the canvas! Oooouch!
Cabrera landing shots from mount.
Cabrera is in the full mount, landing strikes.
Cabrera raining down shots from the mount!
Cabrera fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!

Killjoy 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!
Cabrera content just to control the position here.
Drug Killjoy has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Oh Killjoy is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera lands a heavy elbow.
A big strike lands for Cabrera! That's really hurt Killjoy and he's turned his back - Cabrera keeps firing away and the ref dives in to stop the fight! Cabrera jumps to his feet to celebrate the victory!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:23 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Helix Cabrera!
After the fight, Helix Cabrera was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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Event: ~T~ ITFL Round 9.1     
Date:   Nov 14, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Shinyo Jintao. Cabrera comes to the cage accompanied by Let's see what you got. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

169 cm
26
154 lbs
13 - 7 - 0
177 cm
27
177 lbs
14 - 3 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conquer

Bullet Proof System
Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Shinyo Jintao!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Steven Brown and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jintao missing with a left hand there. Cabrera was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Jintao lands with a good body shot.

Cabrera feints and as Jintao raises his hands in defense, Cabrera changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Jintao is controlling Cabrera's posture.
Cabrera is looking to work some ground and pound but Jintao has wrist control.
Cabrera lands a couple of digs.
Cabrera is looking to work some ground and pound but Jintao has wrist control.
Cabrera 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.
Cabrera tries to free his leg and advance position but Jintao is retaining full guard.
Cabrera throwing strikes but missing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jintao avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Cabrera postures up in Jintao's guard and throws a big left but Jintao blocks it.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Cabrera accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera wants to control from the top but Jintao keeps moving.
Cabrera loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Jintao seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Jintao preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Cabrera stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Jintao swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Jintao trying to keep a closed guard but Cabrera is proving a slippery customer.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Jintao throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Cabrera lands with a hook. Jintao tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jintao rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Cabrera counters with an inside leg kick.
Jintao misses with a wild body shot.
Jintao fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cabrera manages to avoid it.
Shinyo Jintao is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Cabrera moves out of range of the body kick from Jintao.
Cabrera misses with a hook
and Jintao counters with a stiff right hand.
Cabrera pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Cabrera throws a big shot that misses.
Donk. Cabrera catches Jintao right on the button with a cross.
Cabrera throws a front kick that sends Jintao stumbling back into the cage.
Jintao dips to his left and cracks Cabrera with an uppercut!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cabrera fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Jintao.
That kick from Cabrera tenderised Jintao's leg. Jintao is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jintao throws the left hand but Cabrera avoids the punch easily.
Jintao tries to score with a low kick but Cabrera moves his leg out of the way.
Cabrera lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Cabrera throws a lazy uppercut
enabling Jintao to counter with a crisp jab.
Helix Cabrera seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Cabrera scores with a jab to the jaw.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera loads up on a big right hand but Jintao slips the punch.
A jab from Cabrera does it's job there.
Jintao ducks right into an uppercut from Cabrera.
Jintao tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jintao misses the shot to the body.
Jintao slips under a jab.
Nice jab there from Cabrera.
Cabrera moves out of range of the body kick.
Cabrera misses with a hook
and Cabrera takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Cabrera misses with a straight right.
Jintao moves out of range as Cabrera strikes.
Cabrera throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Cabrera slips under a jab from Jintao.
Cabrera punishes Jintao's body with a nice straight punch.
Cabrera misses the jab.
Jintao takes a swing at Cabrera'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!
Jab from Cabrera.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera throws out a loose jab but Jintao uses good head movement to avoid it.
Cabrera lands a lovely overhand right.
Cabrera lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Cabrera takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Cabrera throws a right hand that misses
and Jintao counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Cabrera cracks Jintao with a right hand to the side of the head.
Cabrera takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Cabrera has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Cabrera there as he acknowledges the shot.
The fighters circling - Cabrera throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Jintao appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Cabrera 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.
Cabrera scores with a decent looking hook.
Jintao misses with a body kick.
Jintao throws a half hearted mid kick.
Jintao blocks a jab.
Cabrera connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Cabrera blocks a head kick by Jintao.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cabrera moves out of range as Jintao strikes.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Cabrera here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.
Cabrera keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jintao.
A big left from Jintao misses.
Jintao looks to land a body kick but Cabrera moved away.
Jintao stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Cabrera.
Nice defenses there by Cabrera.
Jintao on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Jintao jabs Cabrera right on the nose. Cabrera blinks but takes it well.
Cabrera misses with a low kick.
Helix Cabrera is winning the standup battle so far.
Jintao avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Good shot there by Cabrera.
Cabrera scoring well with a low kick there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jintao fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Cabrera avoids the head kick by Jintao.
Cabrera connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Jintao's hands.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cabrera scores with a hook.
Jintao shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Jintao counters with a straight right hand.
Cabrera scores with a jab to the jaw.
Cabrera avoids the body shot from Jintao.
Cabrera scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Jintao doesn't seem bothered though.
A head kick misses from Jintao.
Cabrera misses with a hook
and Jintao counters with a right hand to the body.
Cabrera is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Jintao can do to turn this around?
Cabrera connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Jintao momentarily.
Jintao will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Jintao has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Nice takedown defense from Jintao. No joy for Cabrera on that attempt.
Cabrera throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Jintao stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.

Cabrera looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cabrera is looking to work some ground and pound but Jintao has wrist control.
Cabrera stands up over Jintao, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Cabrera engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jintao is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Cabrera looking to pass the guard.
Cabrera is looking to work some ground and pound but Jintao has wrist control.
Cabrera postures up.
Cabrera looking to pass the guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera distracts Jintao with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Cabrera trying to control but Jintao is working from the bottom.
Cabrera controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Jintao keeping full guard, as Cabrera tries to pass.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Jintao throws a leg kick which misses Cabrera's front leg but catches the back leg as Cabrera tries to avoid it.
Cabrera throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Cabrera fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Cabrera crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Jintao - the referee stops the clock and Cabrera gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Jintao. Cabrera manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.

Cabrera drives through with a takedown into guard.
Cabrera with a flurry of punches that miss.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera controls from within his opponent's guard.
Cabrera trying to control but Jintao is working from the bottom.
Cabrera throws a big elbow that misses.
Jintao is adopting a defensive guard.
Cabrera trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Cabrera scoring with punches to the head and body.
Jintao keeping moving, preventing Cabrera from controlling successfully.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera dominated that second round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Cabrera 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.
Cabrera shoots in but no luck this time.
Jintao scores with a nice head shot.
Jintao uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Cabrera.
Cabrera stalks Jintao and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Jintao's face. Jintao staggers backwards, shaken.
Jintao is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Cabrera.
Cabrera connects with a right hand. Jintao shakes it off.
A slapping leg kick lands for Jintao.
Cabrera throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Jintao's waist but Jintao gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Cabrera off to one side.
Jintao moves away from the strike by Cabrera.
Jintao fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cabrera manages to avoid it.
Jintao steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Cabrera. That one must have hurt.
A jab from Jintao misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cabrera looks to land a left hand but Jintao moved out of range nicely.
Jintao walks into a straight right hand from Cabrera.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jintao misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cabrera.
Jintao connects with a crisp jab.
Jintao on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Cabrera scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Cabrera swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Cabrera uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jintao.
Cabrera closes this distance looking for a takedown but Jintao circles away.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Helix Cabrera. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Cabrera turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jintao misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cabrera.
Cabrera smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Cabrera throws out a leg kick but Jintao moves out of range and Cabrera only half commits.
Jintao looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Jintao turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Cabrera lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jintao's sensitive parts.
Cabrera throws an overhand right that lands on Jintao's shoulder, as Jintao tries to avoid the shot.
Jintao slips a jab from Cabrera.
Shinyo Jintao has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

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

Cabrera is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Jintao's half guard.

Jintao pushes Cabrera off and gets back to his feet.
Jintao's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.

Cabrera is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Jintao's half guard.

Jintao has one foot on Cabrera's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.
Jintao lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Jintao slips a jab from Cabrera.
Jintao misses the shot to the body.
Jintao misses with a straight right.
Cabrera dips to his left and cracks Jintao with an uppercut!
Cabrera connects with a solid leg kick.
Cabrera keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jintao on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera throws a hook to the side of Jintao's head but Jintao sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Cabrera lands with a thumping leg kick.

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

Jintao kicks off Cabrera and gets to his feet.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Cabrera.
Jintao throws a leg kick but Cabrera checks it.
Jintao looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Cabrera fails with a takedown attempt.
Cabrera slips a jab from Jintao.
Cabrera checks a low kick from Jintao.
Jintao misses with an uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Cabrera blocks a low kick nicely.
A low kick from Jintao is predictable there
enabling Cabrera to counter with a crisp jab.
Jintao ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cabrera moves away.
Jintao slips under a jab.
Nice defenses there by Jintao.
Cabrera scores with a jab. Jintao acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Jintao uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Cabrera.
Cabrera waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jintao.
Jintao takes a swing at Cabrera's ribcage but misses.

Cabrera darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Cabrera looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Shinyo Jintao.
Well Cabrera 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 Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 29:28
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 29:28
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Helix Cabrera!

Helix Cabrera 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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Event: ~T~ ITFL Round 8.1     
Date:   Oct 31, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Bernhard Adelhard and Helix Cabrera. Adelhard comes into the arena with Godsmack - I Stand Alone blaring out of the sound system. Cabrera has chosen Let's see what you got as his entrance music. Helix Cabrera acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Bernhard Adelhard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, Colin Fotheringham and Richard Clark.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Adelhard stuns Cabrera with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Cabrera scoring well with a low kick there.
Adelhard throws a poor cross that misses
and Cabrera cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Cabrera bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Adelhard's head.
Cabrera throws a jab but it's blocked by Adelhard.
Adelhard takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Nice body punch from Cabrera.
Cabrera misses with a head kick.
Cabrera moves out of range of the strikes.
Cabrera moves away from the strike by Adelhard.
Adelhard with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Cabrera to score with a decent uppercut.
Adelhard fails to land the takedown.
Nice uppercut there from Cabrera.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cabrera shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Adelhard wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Adelhard connects with an inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera avoids the body shot from Adelhard.
Cabrera defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Adelhard.
Cabrera connects with a single shot there.
Adelhard tries to work over Cabrera's front leg with a kick but Cabrera checks it.
Cabrera connects with a nice looking jab.
Adelhard throws a lazy right hand but Cabrera sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Cabrera misses with a hook
and Adelhard counters with a right hand to the body.
Adelhard misses with a body shot.
Good leg kick by Cabrera there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Adelhard is looking to clinch.
Cabrera looks to land a left hand but Adelhard moved out of range nicely.
Cabrera pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Cabrera throws a looping overhand right but Adelhard ducks down to avoid it.
Cabrera 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.
Adelhard will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera lands a slapping body shot.
Cabrera stuffs the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Bernhard Adelhard. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Adelhard avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Adelhard takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Cabrera scores with a shot to the body.
Cabrera throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Adelhard sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Adelhard moves away from the strike by Cabrera.
Adelhard is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Adelhard misses with a combination
and Cabrera counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Cabrera fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Adelhard.

Cabrera closes the distance and pushes Adelhard back into the cage.
Cabrera swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Adelhard lands a nice uppercut.
Adelhard tries a body shot but Cabrera blocks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera working aggressively here.
Cabrera misses with a punch on the inside.
A body shot lands from Adelhard.
Cabrera lands with a right to the head.
Adelhard is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Cabrera lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Cabrera pushes off an throws an elbow but Adelhard leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Cabrera doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Adelhard dodges an elbow strike from Cabrera.
With the fighters up against the cage, Cabrera throws an elbow but misses.
A nice right hand lands inside from Adelhard.
Adelhard dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Cabrera swings wildly with an uppercut but Adelhard uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short right from Cabrera on the inside.

It looks like Bernhard Adelhard has been cut.
Adelhard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Adelhard manages to break the clinch.
Cabrera misses with an uppercut. Adelhard saw that one coming.
Adelhard tries to counter with a takedown but Cabrera is quick to defend against it.
Adelhard thows a leg kick but Cabrera checks it
and Cabrera cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Adelhard changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Cabrera looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cabrera tries to improve position but can't.
Adelhard wants to control but Cabrera is keeping him busy.
Adelhard content to control the pace. The referee will try and keep them active though.
You can see the frustration on Cabrera's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Adelhard throwing shots but missing, from side control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Bernhard Adelhard's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Adelhard jabs Cabrera right on the nose. Cabrera blinks but takes it well.
Cabrera lands with a straight right. Adelhard didn't see that one coming.
Nice takedown defense from Cabrera. No joy for Adelhard on that attempt.
Adelhard chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Cabrera can pounce on him.
Adelhard tries to score a power double leg takedown but Cabrera sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Adelhard somewhat.
Adelhard misses with a body punch

and Cabrera counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Adelhard.
Adelhard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Adelhard lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Adelhard controlling the action here for a moment.
Adelhard avoids the elbow strike from Cabrera, against the cage.
Adelhard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Adelhard avoids a wild elbow strike from Cabrera.
Cabrera has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Cabrera misses with some punches.
Cabrera working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Helix Cabrera seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Cabrera looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Adelhard is looking to take this one to the mat.
Adelhard definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Bernhard Adelhard. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Adelhard misses with a punch on the inside.
Cabrera tries to work over Adelhard's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Cabrera lands a shoulder strike.
Cabrera has a couple of punches blocked by Adelhard.
Adelhard lands a hook to the side of the head.
Adelhard lands a left hand that snaps the head of Cabrera backwards.
Cabrera misses with a punch on the inside.
Adelhard lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Cabrera backwards.
Cabrera lands a hook that snaps the head of Adelhard backwards.
Cabrera has a couple of punches blocked by Adelhard.
Adelhard throws a punch but it's blocked by Cabrera.
Cabrera lands with a left to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Adelhard has moved round to his opponent's back and is looking for a suplex! Oh snap! He's tossed Cabrera clear over his head and slammed him to the mat!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Adelhard misses with an elbow to the head.

Adelhard is working really hard to secure the rear naked choke. Cabrera defends successfully for a significant amount of time. Both fighters are looking very determined.
Cabrera breaks Adelhard's hooks off and manages to turn into his guard.
Cabrera controls from within his opponent's guard.

Adelhard working for a triangle but Cabrera defends it easily.
Cabrera with a nice head shot there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Adelhard looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Cabrera won't allow Adelhard to sweep him here.
Cabrera wants to control from the top but Adelhard keeps moving.
Adelhard is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Adelhard moves nicely into side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera gets back to half guard.
Cabrera is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Cabrera is trying to control but Adelhard manages to pass to mount!
Cabrera is looking to improve his position but Adelhard isn't that keen on the idea.
Adelhard pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.
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 Bernhard Adelhard will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Bernhard Adelhard's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Adelhard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Adelhard misses with a wild body shot.
Cabrera displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Adelhard throws out the jab.
Adelhard on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Cabrera. Cabrera obviously looking to wear him down.
Adelhard cracks the inside of Cabrera's front leg.
Cabrera lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Cabrera blocks a low kick nicely.
Adelhard thows a left - swing and a miss!
Cabrera throws out a counter right but Adelhard avoids it with no problem.
Adelhard tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Adelhard gets cracked there but stands up to it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Adelhard takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Cabrera lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Cabrera will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Cabrera lands a jab-cross combination.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cabrera throws a nice outside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Adelhard walks into a left hand.
A chopping leg kick lands by Cabrera.
Adelhard avoids the body shot from Cabrera.
Adelhard tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Cabrera manages to circle out of the way.
Adelhard takes a swing at Cabrera's ribcage but misses.
Adelhard on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Adelhard uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Cabrera.
Cabrera lands a head shot.
Horrible takedown attempt by Cabrera or perhaps it was just good defense by Adelhard, which made it look bad.
Adelhard will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
It seemed like Cabrera was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Adelhard feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Cabreras jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Adelhard throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Cabrera misses.
Adelhard throws a low kick but Cabrera moves out of range easily.
Cabrera tries to land a leg kick but Adelhard saw it coming and moves away.
Cabrera looks to score with a jab to the body but Adelhard is just out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Adelhard misses the target.
Cabrera 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.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Cabrera will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

Cabrera drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.

Adelhard working for a triangle but Cabrera defends it easily.
Adelhard manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Cabrera manages to get himself to full guard.


That's three minutes gone in the round.

Cabrera working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Adelhard doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Adelhard manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Adelhard is looking to work some ground and pound but Cabrera has wrist control.
Adelhard stands and throws Cabrera's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Adelhard advances nicely into full mount.
Cabrera is desperately trying to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Adelhard has control of Cabrera's right arm, working for a kimura. It's a bit of a token attempt though and Cabrera regains control of the situation pretty easily.
Cabrera tries to reverse the position but Adelhard maintains control.

Adelhard looking for an armbar but decides to keep the dominant position instead.
Bernhard Adelhard overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Adelhard postures up and cracks his opponent a couple of times before moving back into close ground control. Cabrera looks a forlorn figure.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 28:29
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 28:29
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Helix Cabrera!

Helix Cabrera made sure to give a little speech post fight, saying 'Well here it goes! CONGRATS JOE, 6 YEARS! ...And now I'll go back to being a mean motherfucker.'.
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Event: ~T~ ITFL Round 7.2     
Date:   Oct 17, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Brett Hartlock. Cabrera comes to the cage accompanied by Let's see what you got. Hartlock has chosen Shoot To Thrill by AC/DC as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

169 cm
26
154 lbs
12 - 6 - 0
187 cm
25
171 lbs
7 - 3 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Conquer
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brett Hartlock!
The judges for this bout are Albert Achterberg, Radbod Blank and Paulsen Ambrosius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cabrera throws a nice outside leg kick.
Hartlock avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Hartlock scores with a jab to the head.
Cabrera sizes up Hartlock with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Cabrera displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hartlock throws out the jab.
Hartlock swings widly with a right hand
and Cabrera counters with a leg kick.
Cabrera throws a lazy right hand but Hartlock sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Cabrera on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Hartlock motions for Cabrera to come forward. Hartlock throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera 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.
Hartlock takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

Cabrera closes the distance and clinches.
Cabrera is trying to break the clinch but Hartlock has him pressed against the cage.

Hartlock's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Hartlock's corner calls for a 1-2. Hartlock obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hartlock looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Hartlock throws a series of punches but Cabrera moves out of range.
Cabrera feinted there with a counter leg kick.
A solid leg kick lands there for Hartlock.
Hartlock thows a leg kick but Cabrera checks it
and Cabrera counters with a nice leg kick.
A punch combination from Cabrera misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera cracks Hartlock with a right hand to the side of the head.
Hartlock throws a big shot that misses.
Hartlock ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Hartlock.
Hartlock tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Hartlock 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.
Hartlock throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Hartlock checks a low kick from Cabrera.
Cabrera connects with a solid leg kick.
Cabrera misses the shot to the body.
Cabrera misses with a looping left.
Cabrera backing away here, and Hartlock unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Hartlock misses with a leg kick.
Hartlock throws a big shot that misses.
Hartlock blocks a head kick by Cabrera.
A punch combination from Cabrera misses.
Hartlock throws a quick inside leg kick.
Hartlock feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Cabreras jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Cabrera throws a right hand that misses

so Hartlock counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cabrera looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hartlock looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Cabrera not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

Cabrera has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Hartlock can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Hartlock postures up and lands a big shot to Cabrera's brow.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Hartlock is stalling in the full guard.
It looks like Hartlock might be adopting somewhat of a lay and pray gameplan here, which I'm sure won't go down too well with the paying fans in attendance... Or the ring announcers come to think of it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hartlock lands a couple of digs.
Cabrera looking to hit a scissor sweep but Hartlock is one step ahead there.

Cabrera is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Hartlock connects with a couple of short punches.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Hartlock postures up in Cabrera's guard and throws a big left but Cabrera blocks it.
Hartlock stopping the sweep attempt from Cabrera.
Hartlock trying to control but Cabrera is working from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Hartlock stopping the sweep attempt from Cabrera.
Hartlock wants to pass the guard but Cabrera is keeping the position.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Cabrera tries to land a sweep but no joy.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Hartlock lands with an uppercut that bounces Cabrera off the cage and back into range.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Hartlock - that will leave a mark!
A bone on bone clash there as Cabrera blocks the leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Hartlock throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Cabrera shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Hartlock shoots for a double leg takedown but Cabrera sprawls well. He's pushed Hartlock's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Cabrera tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Hartlock checks it.
Good leg kick by Hartlock there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Hartlock avoids the body shot from Cabrera.
Cabrera lands with an overhand left.
Hartlock slips under a jab from Cabrera.
Hartlock misses with a kick to the body.
A little feinted left hand from Cabrera on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Cabrera cracks Hartlock with a right hand to the side of the head.
Hartlock slips a straight right by Cabrera.
A slapping leg kick lands for Hartlock.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera catches Hartlock with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Hartlock throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Hartlock displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Cabrera throws out the jab.
Cabrera on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cabrera connects with a looping right hand.
Hartlock tries to land a leg kick but Cabrera saw it coming and moves away.
Cabrera half committed to a counter leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hartlock tests Cabrera's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Hartlock tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Cabrera is able to avoid easily.
Hartlock has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Hartlock fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Cabrera checks it well.
Cabrera loads up on a big right hand but Hartlock slips the punch.
Cabrera is looking to slow Hartlock down with leg kicks.
Cabrera cracks the inside of Hartlock's front leg.
Cabrera with a jab.
Cabrera moves away from the strike by Hartlock.
Cabrera seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Cabrera looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Cabrera takes a swing at Hartlock's ribcage but misses.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Hartlock - that will leave a mark!
Cabrera bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Cabrera lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Hartlock at a distance.
Cabrera takes one to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cabrera tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Cabrera throws a hook to the side of Hartlock's head but Hartlock sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

Cabrera has taken the fight to the clinch.
Cabrera tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera tries a body shot but Hartlock blocks it.
Cabrera fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Cabrera fails to land.
Cabrera is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Cabrera working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Hartlock is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Cabrera gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Hartlock has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Cabrera is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Helix Cabrera has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Brett Hartlock.
Cabrera misses with the head strike.
A frustrated look appears on Hartlock's face as he tries to break the clinch.
A short left from Cabrera.
Cabrera misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Cabrera goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Cabrera stalling against the cage.
Cabrera doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Cabrera effectively controlling the action here.
Hartlock lands with a left to the head.
Cabrera swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Cabrera throws a head punch that misses.
Cabrera makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Cabrera misses with a punch on the inside.
Cabrera lands with a light punch inside.
Hartlock misses with a hook to the ribs.
Cabrera scores with an uppercut up the middle.

Cabrera breaks from the clinch.
Cabrera throws a hook but Hartlock avoids it easily.
Cabrera feints and then cracks Hartlock's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hartlock down.
Hartlock scores with a kick to the body.
Hartlock clobbers Cabrera with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cabrera on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Helix Cabrera is winning the standup battle so far.
Hartlock throws a body kick that misses.
Cabrera drops his hands momentarily and Hartlock takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Hartlock checks the leg kick.
Hartlock throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Cabrera misses with a jab, cross combination.
Cabrera misses with a body shot.
Hartlock throws out a leg kick but Cabrera moves out of range and Hartlock only half commits.
Cabrera appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Cabrera moves out of range of the leg kick from Hartlock.
A slow jab from Cabrera misses its intended target.
Cabrera gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
A jab lands there for Hartlock.
Hartlock misses with a low kick.
Hartlock defending well as Cabrera loads up on a big left hand.
Cabrera throws a quick inside leg kick.
Hartlock misses with a looping left.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Hartlock checks it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera 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!


A left lands for Cabrera.
Cabrera is looking to slow Hartlock down with leg kicks.
Cabrera connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Cabrera moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Cabrera here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.
Cabrera takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Hartlock bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Hartlock's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Hartlock defending well as Cabrera loads up on a big left hand.
Hartlock shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Hartlock throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Hartlock uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Cabrera.
Hartlock misses with a lunging right hand
and Cabrera counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Hartlock uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Cabrera has time to react.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cabrera on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Hartlock looks to land a body kick but Cabrera moved away.
Cabrera will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Hartlock misses with an attempted mid kick.
Hartlock loads up on a big right hand but Cabrera slips the punch.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Hartlock checks it.
Cabrera misses with a body shot.
Hartlock looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera looks to land a left hand but Hartlock moved out of range nicely.
Hartlock slips under a jab from Cabrera.
Cabrera throws a body punch but Hartlock moves out of range.
Cabrera throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
And Hartlock tries to counter it with a takedown but Cabrera pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Hartlock's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Cabrera connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Hartlock scrambles back to his feet.
Hartlock misses with a body kick.
Hartlock uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Cabrera.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Hartlock.
Cabrera throws a nice outside leg kick.
Cabrera checks a leg kick nicely.
Hartlock pushes Cabrera away with a front kick.
Cabrera checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Hartlock throws a leg kick which misses Cabrera's front leg but catches the back leg as Cabrera tries to avoid it.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Cabrera 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 Hartlock has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Hartlock and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Cabrera checks the leg kick.
Hartlock throws a front kick aimed at Cabrera's knee but Cabrera avoids it well.
Cabrera misses with a lunging right hand
and Hartlock counters with a good, hard body kick but Cabrera shrugs it off.
Hartlock misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hartlock chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Cabrera can pounce on him.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hartlock misses with a straight right.
Cabrera bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Hartlock throws the kick towards the body but Cabrera avoids it.
Hartlock fails to land with a series of punches.
Hartlock avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hartlock thumps Cabrera with a low kick.
Cabrera listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
A jab lands there for Hartlock.
Hartlock throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Cabrera on the side of the head.

Cabrera takes the fight into the clinch.
Cabrera throws a punch but it's blocked by Hartlock.
Hartlock wants to take the fight to the mat but Cabrera manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Cabrera prevents Hartlock from breaking the clinch.
Cabrera blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hartlock blocks an uppercut.
Hartlock wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Cabrera has him pressed against the cage.
Hartlock drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Cabrera gets the underhooks and prevents it.

Hartlock breaks from the clinch.

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

Cabrera is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Hartlock is aware though and is defending well.
Cabrera trying to control the position.
Cabrera is trying to hold Hartlock in close to prevent damage but Hartlock has managed to pass into half guard.
Cabrera is looking for a sweep. Hartlock is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hartlock is trying to control the action in half guard but Cabrera is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Cabrera is looking to improve his position.
Hartlock throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Brett Hartlock has got the better of the ground game so far.
Cabrera is refusing to be controlled, as Hartlock sits in half guard.

Cabrera is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Hartlock pulls his head out easily.
Hartlock lands strikes from half guard.
Cabrera tries to roll over but Hartlock keeps him under control.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Albert Achterberg scores the fight 28:29
Judge Radbod Blank scores the fight 28:29
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Brett Hartlock!

Brett Hartlock 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: ~T~ ITFL Round 6.1     
Date:   Oct 03, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Shintaro Nomo and Helix Cabrera. Cabrera has chosen Let's see what you got as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

180 cm
25
180 lbs
20 - 5 - 0
169 cm
26
154 lbs
11 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Conquer
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Shintaro Nomo!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Paul Tew and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Donk. Nomo catches Cabrera right on the button with a cross.
Cabrera moves out of range of the body kick.
Cabrera uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Nomo.
Cabrera looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Cabrera wants to clinch but Nomo slips to the side
and Nomo counters with a one-two to the body.

Cabrera moves into the clinch successfully.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.

Nomo pulls guard.
Nomo looking to hit a scissor sweep but Cabrera is one step ahead there.
Cabrera wants to control from the top but Nomo keeps moving.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nomo is controlling Cabrera's posture.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera distracts Nomo with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Nomo is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Cabrera trying to control the position from guard on top but Nomo is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Cabrera controls from within his opponent's guard.
Cabrera working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Nomo's head.
Cabrera postures up and lands a big shot to Nomo's brow.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Nomo 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.
Cabrera throwing strikes but missing.
Nomo is trying to control the position but Cabrera postures up.
Cabrera trying to control the position from guard on top but Nomo is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Nomo working a defensive guard here.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.
Nomo looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Cabrera is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Nomo.
Nomo doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Cabrera lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.

It looks like Shintaro Nomo has been cut.
Cabrera can't find room to land a body shot as Nomo controls the action.
Cabrera is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Cabrera throws a head punch that misses.
Cabrera lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

Cabrera breaks the clinch.

Cabrera clinches.
Cabrera has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Nomo seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Cabrera can turn it around.
Cabrera tries to work over Nomo's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera stalling against the cage.
Cabrera throws a head punch that misses.
Nomo misses with some punches.
A shot in the inside from Nomo.
Cabrera can't find room to land a body shot as Nomo controls the action.
Cabrera lands a nice uppercut.
Nomo blocks an elbow strike.
Cabrera lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cabrera misses with a punch to the body.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Cabrera lands a right hand that snaps the head of Nomo backwards.

Cabrera turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
Cabrera cracks Nomo with an elbow. That is naaassty.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Shintaro Nomo's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Cabrera bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

Cabrera closes the distance and clinches.
Nomo misses with some punches.
A nice right hand lands inside from Cabrera.
Cabrera throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Cabrera makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Cabrera misses with a short punch on the inside.
Cabrera lands with a right to the head.
Cabrera tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A shot in the inside from Cabrera.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A frustrated look appears on Nomo's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Cabrera prevents Nomo from breaking the clinch.
Cabrera throws an elbow but it misses.
A head punch on the inside from Cabrera fails to land.
Cabrera struggles to land a body shot inside as Nomo controls his hands.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera gets through Nomo's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Nomo misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nomo is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Cabrera gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Cabrera goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A head punch on the inside from Cabrera fails to land.
Nomo is trying to break the clinch but Cabrera is controlling him.
Nomo blocking some punches.
Helix Cabrera seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Cabrera has Nomo pushed against the cage.

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

Cabrera fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Nomo, pushing him back against the cage.
A shot in the inside from Cabrera.
Cabrera misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Cabrera has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Nomo wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Cabrera is trying to trip Nomo. He has hold of a leg but Nomo is hopping around, keeping his balance for the moment. Cabrera persists though and gets the takedown into guard.

Nomo looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Cabrera pushing down on Nomo's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Cabrera thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Nomo's head.
Cabrera working the head and body with strikes.

Shintaro Nomo's cut is getting worse.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cabrera lands strikes from half guard.
Nomo tries to get to full guard but Cabrera has control of the leg.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Cabrera. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.

Nomo looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Nomo tries to roll over but Cabrera keeps him under control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Cabrera is looking for a kimura here.
Nice strikes from Cabrera there.
Nomo tries to get to full guard but Cabrera has control of the leg.
Cabrera wants to control but Nomo is keeping him busy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Nomo keeping control of the leg, stopping his opponent passing to mount.
Nomo is trying to control but can't.
Nomo is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Cabrera's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Cabrera's back!

Nomo looking for the RNC.

Nomo tightening his grip on Cabrera, looking for the choke.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Nomo keeps control of the position easily here as Cabrera tries to buck him off.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Shintaro Nomo's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!



Cabrera moves into range and clinches up with Nomo.

Cabrera manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.

Cabrera has an omoplata and is looking to use it perhaps as a submission or perhaps to transition. Nomo is in a bit of discomfort here, but he's managed to free himself and has dived into side control! That didn't work out too well for Cabrera.

Nomo is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Cabrera knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Cabrera trying to remain calm as Nomo controls from the top position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera is looking to reverse the position.
Cabrera is letting Nomo control him for a moment.
Nomo tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.
Cabrera struggling a bit here.
Cabrera tries to buck Nomo off but Nomo is having none of it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.

Nomo goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Cabrera rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Nomo's guard! Nice work there by Cabrera!
Shintaro Nomo has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Cabrera pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Nomo is keeping the position for now.
Cabrera trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Cabrera forces his way into half guard.
Nomo tries to get to full guard but Cabrera has control of the leg.
Cabrera passes to full mount!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nomo is in a horrible position here. Cabrera smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.
Nomo is trying desperately to improve position.
Cabrera trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Nomo wants to hold on but Cabrera pushes him away.
Helix Cabrera has got the better of the ground game so far.
Cabrera controlling from the full mount.
Cabrera avoids the attempt from Nomo to control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nomo working to try and regain half guard.
Cabrera connects with a couple of good shots from mount.
Cabrera lands a nice shot to the head.
Cabrera looking to control and managing it successfully.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Nomo is looking to get to half guard.
Nomo regains half guard.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 27:30
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 27:30
Judge James Glass scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Helix Cabrera!

After the fight, Helix Cabrera was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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Event: ~T~ ITFL Round 5.2     
Date:   Sep 19, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Pernell Whitaker Jr. Chooooooooon! I think Cabrera might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Imperitum. Helix Cabrera could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Pernell Whitaker Jr's chin.

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Good wrestler
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Pernell Whitaker Jr!
The judges for this bout are Albert Achterberg, Patrick Alders and Wagner Zegers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Whitaker Jr is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Cabrera connects with an inside leg kick.
Whitaker Jr moves away from the strike by Cabrera.
Whitaker Jr pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Cabrera keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cabrera is looking to counter punch.
Cabrera takes a jab right on the kisser.
Whitaker Jr throws an overhand right that lands on Cabrera's shoulder, as Cabrera tries to avoid the shot.
Whitaker Jr misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cabrera.
Whitaker Jr blocks the body kick.
Cabrera connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
A decent looking cross lands there for Cabrera.

Whitaker Jr closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Cabrera to the mat! Cabrera manages to get full guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Cabrera had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Whitaker Jr defends it easily.

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

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Helix Cabrera!
Helix Cabrera bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: ~T~ ITFL Round 4.1     
Date:   Sep 05, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Bosco Brown and Helix Cabrera. The crowd seem to be enjoying Cabrera's choice of entrance music: Imperitum. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Bosco Brown!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Phil Schofield and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cabrera tries to score a power double leg takedown but Brown sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Cabrera somewhat.
Brown will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Brown is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Nice defenses there by Brown.
Brown is looking for a counter combo.
Brown goes for a double leg but Cabrera avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Cabrera continues to drive forward.
Cabrera looks to score with a jab to the body but Brown is just out of range.
Cabrera lands with a kick to the temple. Brown shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Brown fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera lands a really nice looking cross but Brown seems unphased.
Brown throws a hook but Cabrera blocks it.
Brown with a lazy takedown attempt
and Cabrera counters with a lovely straight right hand!
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Bosco Brown. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Cabrera looks to land a left hand but Brown moved out of range nicely.
Brown checks a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brown uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Cabrera has time to react.
No luck for Brown with that takedown attempt.
Nice jab there from Cabrera.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Cabrera.
Brown dives in and grabs Cabrera's left leg, looking for a takedown. Cabrera pushes down on Brown's head and hops out.
Cabrera takes a kick to the side of the head.
Brown slips a straight right by Cabrera.
Brown slips a straight right by Cabrera.
Brown throws a leg kick but Cabrera checks it.
Cabrera tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Brown ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.
Cabrera rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Brown moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Cabrera throws a hook to the side of Brown's head but Brown sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
It looked like Brown was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Cabrera lands a front kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brown misses with a body shot
letting Cabrera counter with a right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cabrera throws a leg kick which misses Brown's front leg but catches the back leg as Brown tries to avoid it.
Brown shoots in but no luck this time.

Brown throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Cabrera tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Brown is in Cabrera's guard.
Cabrera wants to sweep here but Brown controlling him for the moment.
Cabrera pulls Brown in close to prevent any damage.
Brown trying to control but Cabrera is working from the bottom.
Brown controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brown slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Cabrera looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Brown looking to control the position here, rather than advance.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Cabrera checks the leg kick.
A head kick misses from Cabrera.
Cabrera wants to clinch up but Brown keeps it at a distance.
Brown listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Cabrera thumps Brown with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera needs to keep his hands up - Brown had a free shot at his head there.
Brown misses with a leg kick
and Cabrera counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Cabrera fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Brown on the side of the head.
Cabrera misses with a two punch combination.
Brown lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Brown throws a body shot but no joy.
Brown defending well as Cabrera loads up on a big left hand.
Cabrera looks for the body kick but Brown saw that one coming.
Brown half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Cabrera throws a leg kick
and Brown counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Brown avoids the body shot from Cabrera.
It appears Brown was looking to counter with a kick there.
Cabrera scores with a spinning back kick!
Brown ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Cabrera tries a head kick but it misses.
Cabrera scores with a nice body kick.
Brown moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Brown takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera 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.


Brown throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Cabrera throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.

Cabrera tries to sprawl but Brown drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Brown content to control rather than advance.
Cabrera is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Brown throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Cabrera on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera is trying to get back to full guard.
Still in half guard, Brown seems content to control.
Cabrera wants to get back to full guard.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Cabrera will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Brown throws a right hand that Cabrera ducks under and follows up with a left that Cabrera also avoids with ease.
Cabrera throws a head kick that misses.
Brown lands with a cross.
Brown fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cabrera manages to avoid it.
Brown lands a head shot.
Cabrera looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Brown is fending him off so far but Cabrera persists. Nope, Brown circles away and we're back to standing.
Brown misses the jab.
Cabrera lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Brown clinches.
Cabrera tries to work over Brown's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A head punch on the inside from Brown fails to land.
Cabrera misses with a punch on the inside.
Brown is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Cabrera softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Brown is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cabrera blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Cabrera makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Brown is trying to drag Cabrera to the mat but Cabrera just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Brown throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Cabreras head.
Cabrera misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short body shot lands from Brown as the two fighters clinch.

Cabrera breaks the clinch.
Cabrera fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Brown throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Cabrera! But no joy.

Brown shoots in and gets a takedown into Cabrera's guard.
Brown advances position into side control!
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Brown is staying tight to Cabrera's torso, preventing him from escaping.
Cabrera defending against the ground and pound.
Cabrera tries to bench press Brown off him but Brown keeps the position.
Cabrera has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.
Cabrera looks to move to half guard but instead Brown has passed into mount! Damn!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brown lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
Brown pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.
Cabrera really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Brown lands a big elbow.
Brown lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
Cabrera keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Brown trying to control but Cabrera is having none of it.
Cabrera regains half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cabrera lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Cabrera lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Cabrera scores with a hook.
Cabrera throws a low kick but Brown avoids it.
Helix Cabrera seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Cabrera swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Brown counters with a one-two to the body.
A big left from Cabrera misses.
Brown was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Brown with a body punch. A glancing blow.
A slow jab from Cabrera misses its intended target.
Brown feints and then cracks Cabrera's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Cabrera down.
Brown fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Cabrera avoids it really well and circles away.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cabrera connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cabrera cracks Brown with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Cabrera. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
Brown throws a lazy right hand but Cabrera sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Cabrera connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Cabrera looks for the body kick but Brown saw that one coming.
Brown scores with a nice head shot.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Cabrera.
Brown throws a hook but Cabrera avoids it easily.
Cabrera is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Brown.
Brown is looking to counter punch.
Cabrera looks to land a left hand but Brown moved out of range nicely.
Brown cracks Cabrera with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Cabrera throws a low kick but it's checked well by Brown.
Brown tried to score with a low kick but Cabrera checks it.
Cabrera tries to counter by closing the distance.
Brown ducks under a wild hook from Cabrera.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Brown sprawls well. Brown wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Cabrera gets slowly back to his feet.
Brown appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Brown goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cabrera misses with a hook.
Brown misses with a body shot.
Brown stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Cabrera.
Cabrera misses with a wild body shot.
Brown will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Cabrera feints and then cracks Brown's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Brown down.
Brown chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Cabrera can pounce on him.
Jab, jab by Cabrera - just one landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Brown fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Cabrera, pushing him back against the cage.
Cabrera working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Brown lands a hook to the side of the head.
Cabrera has had enough of the clinch but Brown keeps him there for the moment.
A head punch on the inside from Cabrera fails to land.
Cabrera misses with an elbow strike.
A short left from Cabrera.
Cabrera throws an elbow but it's blocked.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Brown misses with some punches.
Cabrera working aggressively here.
Brown fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

Cabrera escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Brown takes a swing at Cabrera's ribcage but misses.
A jab from Brown misses.

Brown shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Cabrera is trying to defend but Brown finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cabrera has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Brown is working away from the top position though.
Brown trying to control the action but Cabrera is working from the bottom.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 28:29
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 28:29
Judge William Gold scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Helix Cabrera!

After winning the bout, Helix Cabrera thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: ~T~ ITFL Round 3.2     
Date:   Aug 22, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Helix Cabrera and Bernhard Adelhard. Cabrera's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Imperitum. Adelhard is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Godsmack - I Stand Alone. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Helix Cabrera!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Bernhard Adelhard!
The judges for this bout are Radbod Blank, Nard Betker and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Cabrera 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 Adelhard has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Adelhard and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Adelhard throws a nice outside leg kick.
Cabrera avoids the body shot from Adelhard.
Cabrera connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Adelhard tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Adelhard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cabrera manages to avoid it.
Cabrera will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
A slapping body kick lands there for Adelhard.
Cabrera tries to work over Adelhard's front leg with a kick but Adelhard checks it.
Cabrera avoids the head kick by Adelhard.
Cabrera drops down looking for a counter takedown but Adelhard sprawls and moves away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Adelhard misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Cabrera counters with a series of strikes. Adelhard will be more careful next time no doubt.
Nice body kick from Adelhard.
Cabrera takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Adelhard is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Cabrera throws a leg kick but Adelhard moved away.
Adelhard displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Cabrera throws out the jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Adelhard takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

Cabrera shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Adelhard's guard.
Cabrera controlling from the top position.

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

Adelhard throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Cabrera working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Adelhard's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Adelhard has an omoplata and is looking to use it perhaps as a submission or perhaps to transition. Cabrera is in a bit of discomfort here, but he's managed to free himself and has dived into side control! That didn't work out too well for Adelhard.
Cabrera scoring with punches and elbows.
Adelhard tries to bench press Cabrera off him but Cabrera keeps the position.
Adelhard stops Cabrera from passing to mount.
Cabrera is putting a hurting on Adelhard here, landing some big shots from side control.
Cabrera lands a few punches from side control.
Cabrera moves into full mount!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera is landing with some decent strikes but Adelhard is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.
Cabrera is in the full mount, landing strikes.

It looks like Bernhard Adelhard has been cut.
Cabrera landing shots from mount.
Cabrera putting on the heat here with some good ground and pound!
Cabrera with the ground and pound from mount.

Adelhard is rocked!

That has opened up Bernhard Adelhard's cut even more.
Adelhard is trying to escape the mount.
Adelhard in a bad spot here, taking shots to the head.
Adelhard is wriggling around trying to escape.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Adelhard tries to hold on but Cabrera pushes him away.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
BOOM! Cabrera connects with a massive shot to the dome!
Cabrera 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.
Adelhard can't escape the position.
Adelhard slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
Adelhard is not content to let Cabrera control the position.
Adelhard is pressing down on Cabrera's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Cabrera trying to control the position from guard on top but Adelhard is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Helix Cabrera dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Bernhard Adelhard's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Adelhard throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Adelhard dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Cabrera's jab looks to have found its range, popping Adelhard under the eye.

The cut above Bernhard Adelhard's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Cabrera misses with a hook
and Adelhard counters with a thumping low kick.
Cabrera fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Adelhard manages to avoid it.
Cabrera throws a nice inside leg kick.
Adelhard throws a leg kick
and Cabrera counters with an outside leg kick.
Adelhard tries to work over Cabrera's front leg with a kick but Cabrera checks it.
Adelhard shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Cabrera sprawls well. Cabrera wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Adelhard gets slowly back to his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cabrera scores with a crisp jab that stopped Adelhard in his tracks.
A solid body kick from Adelhard.
Cabrera lands with a cross.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Adelhard misses with a takedown attempt
letting Cabrera counter with a right hand.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Adelhard checks a leg kick.
Cabrera throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Adelhard on the side of the head.
Adelhard throws a nice outside leg kick.
Cabrera rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Adelhard makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Cabrera really felt that one!
Adelhard misses with an uppercut.
Adelhard throws a left and a right that both miss
and Cabrera counters with a straight right hand.
Cabrera works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

Bernhard Adelhard's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
Adelhard buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Adelhard throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Cabrera 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 Adelhard has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Adelhard and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Adelhard takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Cabrera is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Adelhard can do to turn this around?
Adelhard dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Cabrera. That did some damage!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Cabrera.
Cabrera tries to land a front kick but Adelhard steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Adelhard blocks a head kick by Cabrera.
Adelhard doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Adelhard missing with a left hand there. Cabrera was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Adelhard pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Cabrera connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Adelhard momentarily.

Cabrera shoots in and gets a takedown into Adelhard's guard.
Cabrera is in close to Adelhard's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Cabrera trying to control the position from guard on top but Adelhard is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Adelhard can't keep his opponent in guard - Cabrera advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.

Adelhard looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Cabrera looks to score some points with some ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cabrera is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard.

Adelhard had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Cabrera defends it easily.

Adelhard looking for a guillotine here but Cabrera defends easily.
Cabrera makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:36 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Helix Cabrera!
Our winner, Helix Cabrera, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
40%

 

Event: ~T~ ITFL Round 2.2     
Date:   Aug 08, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Paul Landen and Helix Cabrera. Cabrera has chosen Imperitum as his entrance music. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

170 cm
25
168 lbs
13 - 5 - 0
169 cm
25
154 lbs
7 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Voodoo Nutrition
Spartan Nutrition