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Event: Syn 543 - Empower     
Date:   Sep 08, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Viktor Tsoi (ranked 7 p4p, 1 weight class) and Abraham Donowitz (ranked 15 p4p, 3 weight class). Tsoi comes to the cage accompanied by Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. Donowitz has chosen JEW FLOW as his entrance music. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

169 cm
34
145 lbs
37 - 10 - 2
171 cm
35
148 lbs
42 - 16 - 2
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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

Aspire Clothing
Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 37 wins, 10 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 42 wins, 16 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Abraham Donowitz!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A nice inside leg kick there by Tsoi. That's going to slow Donowitz down.
Donowitz moves out of range of the body kick.
Donowitz appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Donowitz on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tsoi. Tsoi obviously looking to wear him down.
Donowitz tries to land a leg kick but Tsoi saw it coming and moves away.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Donowitz is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Donowitz looks to land a left hand but Tsoi moved out of range nicely.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tsoi throws out a loose jab but Donowitz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tsoi takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tsoi.
Donowitz sizes up Tsoi with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Donowitz goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Tsoi with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Donowitz to score with a decent uppercut.
Donowitz throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Tsoi misses with a straight right.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tsoi looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Tsoi throws a leg kick

and Donowitz counters with a nice double leg into guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Donowitz throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Tsoi works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Donowitz trying to control the position from guard on top but Tsoi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Tsoi is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Donowitz defends well.
Donowitz throwing strikes from guard but Tsoi blocks nicely.
Tsoi keeping full guard, as Donowitz tries to pass.
Donowitz throwing strikes from guard but Tsoi blocks nicely.
Tsoi is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Donowitz showing good wrestling skills to control the position.

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.
Tsoi is pulling down on Donowitz's head to control his posture.
Donowitz looking to control the position here, rather than advance.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Tsoi misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Donowitz connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Good leg kick by Donowitz there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tsoi scores with a nice body kick.
Tsoi lands with a nice body punch.
Tsoi displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Donowitz throws out the jab.
Donowitz darts in looking for a takedown but Tsoi gets double underhooks and turns Donowitz into the cage.
Tsoi thuds his right hand into Donowitz's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Donowitz takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz throws a front kick aimed at Tsoi's knee but Tsoi avoids it well.
Donowitz thuds his right hand into Tsoi's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Tsoi connects with a solid leg kick.
Tsoi feints and then cracks Donowitz's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Donowitz down.
Donowitz sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Donowitz tries a low kick but Tsoi avoids it.
Donowitz misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Donowitz counters with an outside leg kick.
Tsoi changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Tsoi thumps Donowitz with a low kick.
Donowitz connects with a looping right hand.
Donowitz takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Nice defenses there by Donowitz.
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!
Tsoi throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Donowitz on the side of the head.
Donowitz shoots in and drives through. Tsoi sprawls well.
Donowitz goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Tsoi lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz loads up on a big right hand but Tsoi slips the punch.
Tsoi throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Donowitz sees it coming and avoids it easily.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Donowitz! But no joy.
Tsoi moves out of range as Donowitz strikes.
Tsoi throws a nice inside leg kick.
Tsoi keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Donowitz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Donowitz misses with an uppercut.
Tsoi throws a front kick that sends Donowitz stumbling back into the cage.
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Donowitz.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Donowitz checks a leg kick.
Donowitz throws out a counter right but Tsoi avoids it with no problem.
Donowitz's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tsoi lands a slapping body shot.
Donowitz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi cracks Donowitz with a good jab.
Tsoi lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Donowitz throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Tsoi lands the left hand.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Viktor Tsoi will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Tsoi clobbers Donowitz with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Viktor Tsoi is winning the standup battle so far.
Donowitz swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Nice uppercut there from Donowitz.
A good leg kick by Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a front kick that sends Donowitz stumbling back into the cage.
Donowitz throws a right hand that misses
and Tsoi counters with a nice leg kick.
Donowitz slaps away a takedown attempt from Tsoi, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Tsoi buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Tsoi swings away with a body shot that misses
and Donowitz counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tsoi fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Donowitz looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Nice cross by Donowitz.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Donowitz catches Tsoi with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Tsoi misses the jab.
Tsoi has been working on his balance at Boyz II Men, so perhaps that has help him stuff some of the takedown attempts by Donowitz.
Tsoi connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
A solid leg kick lands there for Tsoi.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi connects with a leg kick. Donowitz looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Donowitz slips a straight right by Tsoi.
Tsoi thuds a left hand into Donowitz's body.
Tsoi scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Donowitz throws a hook but Tsoi avoids it easily.
And Tsoi counters with a quick kick to the body but Donowitz blocks it.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tsoi.
Donowitz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tsoi.
Donowitz throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Nice shot lands for Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Donowitz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tsoi.
Tsoi connects with a right hand. Donowitz shakes it off.
Tsoi connects with an inside leg kick.
Donowitz lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tsoi buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Donowitz moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Donowitz rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Tsoi counters with a nice leg kick.
Donowitz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tsoi.
Donowitz walks forward, straight into a front kick from Tsoi.
Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Donowitz.
Donowitz has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tsoi.
Tsoi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Donowitz.
Donowitz throws the kick towards the body but Tsoi avoids it.
Tsoi fails with a takedown attempt.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Donowitz! But no joy.
Horrible takedown attempt by Donowitz or perhaps it was just good defense by Tsoi, which made it look bad.
Tsoi checks a low kick from Donowitz.
Donowitz has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Tsoi.
Donowitz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tsoi.
Tsoi is looking to counter with a body kick.
Donowitz looks for the body kick but Tsoi saw that one coming.
Tsoi appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Donowitz misses with a hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Donowitz checks a leg kick.
Donowitz tries to score with a low kick but Tsoi moves his leg out of the way.
A bone on bone clash there as Donowitz blocks the leg kick.
It seemed like Donowitz was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A telegraphed right hand from Donowitz misses the target.
A jab from Tsoi misses.
A little jabbing left from Donowitz on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Donowitz with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Tsoi to score with a decent uppercut.
Tsoi moves into range and connects with a jab.
A good leg kick by Donowitz.
Tsoi misses the body punch
and Donowitz counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A slow jab from Tsoi misses its intended target.
Tsoi scores with a nice strike.
Tsoi tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Donowitz was well out of range. Poor timing from Tsoi.
It seemed like Donowitz was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Donowitz lands a front kick.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
A swing and a miss from Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi moves away from the strike by Donowitz.
Tsoi swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A swing and a miss from Donowitz.
Sloppy strikes from Donowitz. Those never looked like landing.
A looping hook to the body misses from Donowitz. Tsoi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Donowitz has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tsoi.
Tsoi lands with a right hand.
Donowitz fails to land the takedown.
Donowitz misses the jab.
Tsoi takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Donowitz walks into a stiff left hand from Tsoi.
Donowitz throws a looping overhand right but Tsoi ducks down to avoid it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Tsoi throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Donowitz throws a lazy right hand but Tsoi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Donowitz lands a lovely overhand right.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi checks a leg kick.
Tsoi throws a leg kick which misses Donowitz's front leg but catches the back leg as Donowitz tries to avoid it.
Tsoi lands a nice looking kick to the body. Donowitz takes a step back to recover.
Donowitz takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Tsoi darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Donowitz takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Tsoi wants to land a leg kick but Donowitz is out of range.
Tsoi misses the jab.
The crowd cheers as Tsoi lands an impressive looking overhand right. Donowitz doesn't seem phased though.

Donowitz closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Tsoi did well to prevent Donowitz getting side control.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Donowitz takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Tsoi is looking to control Donowitz's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Tsoi avoid being mounted?
Tsoi is holding on to half guard well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donowitz is trying to control the action in half guard but Tsoi is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Tsoi trying to control here.
Tsoi is trying is best to control the position here.
Tsoi trying to control but Donowitz postures up.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Donowitz moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Tsoi checks a low kick from Donowitz.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Tsoi takes one to the chin there.
Donowitz stuns Tsoi with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tsoi has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Donowitz.
Donowitz scores with a nice right hand.
Donowitz misses with a low kick.
Tsoi scores with a leg kick.
Donowitz comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Tsoi throws a front kick that sends Donowitz stumbling back into the cage.
Tsoi throws a nice inside leg kick.
Donowitz goes for a double leg but Tsoi avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Tsoi continues to drive forward.
Donowitz lands a jab to Tsoi's midsection.
Tsoi takes a swing at Donowitz's ribcage but misses.
Tsoi tests Donowitz's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Tsoi lands a nice shot to the body.
Tsoi lands with a straight right. Donowitz didn't see that one coming.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi scores with a leg kick.
Tsoi defending well as Donowitz loads up on a big left hand.
Tsoi throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Donowitz sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tsoi fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Donowitz.
Donowitz takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Tsoi is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Donowitz throws a low kick but Tsoi moves out of range easily.
Donowitz has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Tsoi wants to clinch.
Tsoi misses with a looping left.
Donowitz swings away with a body shot that misses
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Donowitz shoots in and bounces Tsoi off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Donowitz trying to control the position from guard on top but Tsoi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi trying to control the position here.
Tsoi not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Donowitz must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.

Tsoi has thrown up a leg looking for a triangle. Donowitz doesn't defend quickly enough and Tsoi has managed to lock this one up! Can Donowitz escape?! NO! He's tapping out! Damn, that was a quick submission - congrats to Tsoi on a fantastic submission victory.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Viktor Tsoi!
Viktor Tsoi retains his featherweight title!
Viktor Tsoi looked relieved post fight as he said the following; 'Im on my last contract before retiring. I've achieved what's out there to achieve.'.
The defeated Abraham Donowitz had this to say: 'Wolf nerfed my stats before the Cilian Lynch fight.'.
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Event: Syn 540 - Vociferous     
Date:   Aug 18, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Abraham Donowitz and Viktor Tsoi. Donowitz comes to the cage accompanied by JEW FLOW. Tsoi has chosen Zvezda po Imeni Solnce as his entrance music. I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

171 cm
35
148 lbs
42 - 15 - 2
169 cm
34
145 lbs
36 - 10 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction
Aspire Clothing

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



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 42 wins, 15 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Abraham Donowitz!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 10 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Donowitz.
Donowitz throws a jab but it's blocked by Tsoi.
A little jabbing left from Tsoi on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Donowitz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tsoi.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Tsoi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Donowitz moves away.
Donowitz has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Convicted Fight Club in the buildup to the fight.
A leg kick checked by Donowitz.
Tsoi lands a lovely overhand right.
Donowitz slips a straight right by Tsoi.
Donowitz swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Tsoi thuds a left hand into Donowitz's body.
Donowitz 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.
Donowitz 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.
Tsoi looks to land a right hand but Donowitz moved out of range.
Donowitz misses with a right hand
and Tsoi counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Donowitz thinking.
Donowitz scores with a nice right hand.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Donowitz misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi checks a low kick from Donowitz.

Tsoi closes the distance and pushes Donowitz back into the cage.
Tsoi tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tsoi lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Donowitz backwards.
Tsoi working aggressively here.
Tsoi misses with a punch on the inside.
Tsoi is trying to stall.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donowitz has a couple of punches blocked by Tsoi.
Tsoi blocking some punches.
Tsoi tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Donowitz's elbow.
Donowitz takes a shot to the head.
Donowitz pushes Tsoi back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tsoi swings wildly with an uppercut but Donowitz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Donowitz lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tsoi backwards.
Donowitz lands a hook to the side of the head.
Donowitz misses with the head strike.
Donowitz misses with some punches.
Tsoi digs a right hand underneath Donowitz's ribcage. Donowitz let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Tsoi tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A left hand lands to the body for Tsoi.
Donowitz is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Donowitz.
A short right from Donowitz on the inside.
Nice body punch from Tsoi - that landed with a thud.
Tsoi has Donowitz pushed against the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Donowitz lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Tsoi backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tsoi tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Donowitz is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Tsoi pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Donowitz blocks a body shot from Tsoi.
Tsoi tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Donowitz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tsoi fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Donowitz doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Donowitz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Donowitz lands an uppercut.
Tsoi is leaning against Donowitz and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Tsoi softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Tsoi fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A right hook to the body lands for Tsoi.
Donowitz lands a nice uppercut.
Tsoi lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A hook to the body from Donowitz.
Tsoi has a couple of punches blocked by Donowitz.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Donowitz fails to land.
Tsoi is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Good body shot from Donowitz.
Tsoi is pushing Donowitz up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Donowitz struggles to land a body shot inside as Tsoi controls his hands.
Tsoi lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Tsoi working aggressively here.
Donowitz cracks Tsoi with a nice body shot.
A head punch on the inside from Tsoi fails to land.
Tsoi prevents a body shot from Donowitz.
A short left from Tsoi.
Tsoi blocking some punches.
Still in the clinch, Tsoi scores with a nice short uppercut.
Donowitz misses with a punch to the body.
Tsoi lands a left hand that snaps the head of Donowitz backwards.
A head punch on the inside from Donowitz fails to land.
Donowitz gets through Tsoi's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz blocking some punches.
Tsoi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tsoi stops a takedown attempt from Donowitz.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Abraham Donowitz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Donowitz tries to work over Tsoi's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Donowitz scores with an uppercut up the middle.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tsoi blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Donowitz misses with a body punch.
Tsoi gets through Donowitz's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Donowitz.
Donowitz blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Donowitz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tsoi struggles to land a body shot inside as Donowitz controls his hands.
Donowitz tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tsoi misses with the head strike.
Tsoi stalls.
Come on Tsoi - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Tsoi misses with a hook from the clinch.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Tsoi checks a leg kick.
Tsoi listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Tsoi scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.
Donowitz shoots in but Tsoi avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Donowitz lands with a straight right. Tsoi didn't see that one coming.
Decent striking displayed by Donowitz there.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tsoi.
Donowitz works Tsoi's body with a nice hook.
Tsoi throws a chopping leg kick but Donowitz manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Donowitz is looking to counter punch.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Donowitz is looking to slow Tsoi down with leg kicks.
Donowitz swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tsoi is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Donowitz.
Donowitz scores with a nice body kick.
Tsoi steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Donowitz.
Tsoi takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Donowitz takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Donowitz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tsoi moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws the left hand but Donowitz avoids the punch easily.
Tsoi lands a jab.
Donowitz misses with a wild body shot.
Donowitz misses with a leg kick
and Tsoi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Donowitz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tsoi.
Donowitz connects with a jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Tsoi misses the target.
Donowitz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Donowitz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Donowitz blocks a jab.
Tsoi lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Tsoi gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Donowitz throws a body shot but no joy.
Tsoi takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Donowitz throws out a leg kick but Tsoi moves out of range and Donowitz only half commits.
Donowitz takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Donowitz moves out of range of the strikes.
Tsoi misses with a hook. Donowitz ducked under it nicely.
Tsoi looks to land a right hand but Donowitz moved out of range.
Donowitz stuns Tsoi with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi scores with a shot to the body.
Tsoi avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tsoi pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tsoi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi doesn't manage to clinch there - Donowitz circles away.
Donowitz throws a shot from downtown. Tsoi moves away and avoids it.

Donowitz drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Donowitz is fighting to break Tsoi's control of his arms but Tsoi is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Tsoi looking to control.
Tsoi trying to control the position here.
Tsoi not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Donowitz trying to control the position from guard on top but Tsoi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Tsoi managing to control the position.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Tsoi throws out a loose jab but Donowitz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Donowitz tries to score with a low kick but Tsoi moves his leg out of the way.
Tsoi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Donowitz lands a slapping body shot.
Donowitz lands the left hand.
Tsoi looks for the body kick but Donowitz saw that one coming.
Tsoi tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Donowitz is able to avoid easily.
Donowitz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tsoi.
Donowitz checks a low kick from Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a shot to the body
and Tsoi takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Donowitz if he has to take too many more of those.
Tsoi staying out of range there.
Donowitz missing with a left hand there. Tsoi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Donowitz throws a shot from downtown. Tsoi moves away and avoids it.
Donowitz throws a lazy right hand but Tsoi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Nice straight punches there by Donowitz. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Donowitz.
A clash of legs there as Tsoi blocks the low kick.
Tsoi connects with the punch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi throws a nice inside leg kick.
Donowitz missing with a left hand there. Tsoi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tsoi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tsoi slips a jab from Donowitz.

Tsoi fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Donowitz to the ground. Tsoi is now in Donowitz's guard.
Donowitz keeping full guard, as Tsoi tries to pass.
Tsoi 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.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Tsoi wants to pass the guard but Donowitz is keeping the position.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Abraham Donowitz 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.


Tsoi fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Tsoi 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.
Tsoi connects with a crisp jab.
Tsoi throws a low kick but Donowitz avoids it.
Tsoi lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Donowitz checks it.
Donowitz scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Tsoi lunges at Donowitz with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Donowitz's hand.
Donowitz looks to throw a body kick
and Tsoi makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Tsoi tries to land a leg kick but Donowitz saw it coming and moves away.
Tsoi digs a good hook to Donowitz's body.
Donowitz thuds a left hand into Tsoi's body.
Donowitz takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Tsoi throws an overhand right that lands on Donowitz's shoulder, as Donowitz tries to avoid the shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Donowitz was well out of range. Poor timing from Tsoi.
Tsoi connects with a nice looking jab.
A big left from Donowitz misses.
Donowitz steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Tsoi slips a jab from Donowitz.
Donowitz walks forward, straight into a front kick from Tsoi.
Tsoi shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Donowitz lands a lovely overhand right.
Donowitz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Donowitz throws a hook to the side of Tsoi's head but Tsoi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tsoi throws a jab when Donowitz was well out of range.
Good exchange - Tsoi coming out on top.
Tsoi avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tsoi on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Donowitz throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Tsoi bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Donowitz's head backwards.
Donowitz throws a quick inside leg kick.
Donowitz dips to his left and cracks Tsoi with an uppercut!
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tsoi throws out a leg kick but Donowitz moves out of range and Tsoi only half commits.
Tsoi moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Tsoi jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Tsoi moves away from the strike by Donowitz.
Donowitz sets himself, and Tsoi steps forward looking for the clinch! Donowitz avoids it this time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Tsoi tried to score with a low kick but Donowitz checks it.
Tsoi scores with a jab.
Tsoi slips a jab from Donowitz.
Donowitz wants to land a leg kick but Tsoi is out of range.
A jab from Tsoi does it's job there.
Tsoi throws a solid leg kick but Donowitz takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Tsoi.
Donowitz appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Tsoi has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Donowitz.
Tsoi lands a nice looking body shot.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tsoi blocks a jab.
Tsoi misses with a right hand
and Donowitz connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Donowitz throws a low kick, looking for Tsoi's leg but Tsoi calmly moves out of range.
Tsoi throws a body kick that misses.
Tsoi tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Donowitz was well out of range. Poor timing from Tsoi.
Donowitz throws the left hand but Tsoi avoids the punch easily.
Tsoi moves out of range as Donowitz strikes.
A telegraphed right hand from Tsoi misses the target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a wild body kick that Donowitz sees coming a mile off.
Donowitz throwing a counter right hand but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
Donowitz takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Donowitz attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Donowitz punishes Tsoi's body with a nice straight punch.
Tsoi checks a low kick from Donowitz.
Donowitz moves forwards but Tsoi connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Tsoi lands a jab.
Donowitz throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tsoi misses with a body shot.
Donowitz scores with a push kick.
Tsoi throws a shot to the body.
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Donowitz.
Tsoi lands an overhand right.
A good leg kick by Tsoi.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tsoi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Donowitz moves away.
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Donowitz.
Tsoi staying out of range there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi tries to clinch but Donowitz is having none of it.
Donowitz was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Donowitz lands a head shot.
Donowitz swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tsoi turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Tsoi misses with a body kick.
A chopping leg kick lands by Donowitz.
Donowitz takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Tsoi misses with a looping left.
Donowitz on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Tsoi wants to clinch up but Donowitz keeps it at a distance.
Tsoi slips under a jab.
Donowitz takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Tsoi throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A low kick from Tsoi is predictable there

and Donowitz counters with a takedown into side control.
Tsoi keeping his opponent close.
Tsoi is looking to reverse the position.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Viktor Tsoi just about did enough to take it.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Tsoi blocks the body kick.
Tsoi throws a hook to the side of Donowitz's head but Donowitz sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Donowitz rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Tsoi moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Tsoi throws a low kick but it's checked well by Donowitz.
Donowitz with a nice cross.
Tsoi shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Tsoi scores with a leg kick.
Donowitz throws a combination. Tsoi tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tsoi.
Donowitz lands a leg kick that knocks Tsoi off balance momentarily.
Tsoi avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Tsoi tries to counter with a clinch but Donowitz shakes him off and moves away.
Donowitz throws a wild combination but nothing lands.

Tsoi 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.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Donowitz looking for a sweep. Not yet Donowitz, not yet.
Tsoi being controlled here momentarily.
Donowitz tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi content to stall in guard here.
Donowitz has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Donowitz continues to stall.
Tsoi wants to control from the top but Donowitz keeps moving.

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

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.
Tsoi paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Tsoi 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.
Donowitz throws out a loose jab but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tsoi checks a low kick from Donowitz.
Donowitz uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tsoi.
Donowitz connects with a body shot that sends Tsoi's belly button to the back.
Tsoi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Donowitz.
Donowitz misses with a takedown attempt - Tsoi sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Tsoi cracks Donowitz with a good jab.
Tsoi lands with a thumping leg kick.
Tsoi misses with a low kick as Donowitz jumps back.
Donowitz throwing a counter right hand but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
Tsoi motions for Donowitz to come forward. Tsoi throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A nice side step and Tsoi releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi wants to clinch

and Donowitz counters with a single leg into guard. Tsoi didn't expect that.
Donowitz controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Tsoi is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Tsoi is controlling Donowitz's posture.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz trying to control the position from guard on top but Tsoi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Donowitz sitting in guard here, content to control.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Tsoi is trying to control the position from the bottom.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Donowitz avoids a kick to the body.
Donowitz lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Tsoi is looking to clinch.
Tsoi throws a chopping leg kick but Donowitz manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Donowitz cracks the inside of Tsoi's front leg.
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A little jabbing left from Tsoi on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Donowitz attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Abraham Donowitz had his way with Viktor Tsoi in 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. This is the final round!


A jab from Tsoi misses.
Donowitz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tsoi.
Donowitz misses the jab.
Tsoi throws a jab but it's blocked by Donowitz.
Donowitz connects with an inside leg kick.
Tsoi wants to clinch up but Donowitz keeps it at a distance.
Tsoi with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Tsoi is looking to score with low kicks.
Tsoi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Donowitz.
Tsoi's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tsoi lands a glancing blow to the side of Donowitz's head.
Donowitz checks a leg kick nicely.
Donowitz scores with a leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Donowitz tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Tsoi defends well and Donowitz ends up having to push Tsoi into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Tsoi scores with a sloppy right hand. Donowitz should have avoided that one.
Tsoi scores with a push kick.
Tsoi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Donowitz manages to avoid it.
Tsoi moves out of range as Donowitz strikes.
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Donowitz.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tsoi.
Donowitz slips a jab from Tsoi.
Donowitz connects with a looping right hand.
An inside leg kick from Donowitz misses.
Tsoi thuds his right hand into Donowitz's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Tsoi thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tsoi loads up on a big right hand but Donowitz slips the punch.
Tsoi swings for the body but Donowitz moves out of range.
Donowitz misses with a looping right.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Some bone on bone action there as Tsoi checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Donowitz takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Tsoi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Donowitz takes one on the button.
Donowitz looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Tsoi is looking to land body kicks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A big left from Donowitz misses.
Tsoi tries a quick counter leg kick but Donowitz is wise to it.
Tsoi scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Tsoi tries to clinch but Donowitz moves out of range.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A looping hook to the body misses from Donowitz. Tsoi does a little dance to reset his feet.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Tsoi.
Donowitz throws a lazy right hand but Tsoi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tsoi leaves Donowitz with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Donowitz walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Donowitz throws a leg kick but Tsoi moved away.
Tsoi was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Tsoi lands a leg kick that knocks Donowitz off balance momentarily.

Tsoi gets in close and instigates a clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Tsoi fails to land.
Donowitz lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Tsoi wants to break free but Donowitz has control.
Still in the clinch, Tsoi scores with a nice short uppercut.
Donowitz digs a right hand into Tsoi's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Tsoi's gas tank.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi lands a nice uppercut.
Donowitz lands with a right to the head.
Donowitz is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Abraham Donowitz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Tsoi gets underhooks to prevent Donowitz's takedown attempt.
Tsoi lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Donowitz has a couple of punches blocked by Tsoi.
Donowitz can't find room to land a body shot as Tsoi controls the action.
Tsoi can't find room to land a body shot as Donowitz controls the action.
Tsoi working aggressively here.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Donowitz lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tsoi lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Donowitz backwards.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Donowitz.
Donowitz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tsoi misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tsoi scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Tsoi misses with a punch to the body.
Tsoi blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz working aggressively here.
Donowitz blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tsoi misses with a hook from the clinch.
Donowitz lands an uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tsoi softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Tsoi misses with a punch on the inside.
Tsoi struggles to land a body shot inside as Donowitz controls his hands.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Donowitz.
Donowitz misses with the head strike.
Tsoi dodges an elbow strike from Donowitz.
A short uppercut from Donowitz.
Tsoi tries to work over Donowitz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Tsoi breaks from the clinch.
Tsoi connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Donowitz misses with a looping right.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tsoi. That's going to slow Donowitz down.
Nice defenses there by Donowitz.

And that's the end of the fight!
Viktor Tsoi comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Tsoi 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 Jack Bonds scores the fight 47:48
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 47:48
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Viktor Tsoi!

Viktor Tsoi is the new featherweight champion!
Our winner, Viktor Tsoi, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
The defeated Abraham Donowitz had this to say: 'Wolf nerfed my stats before the Cilian Lynch fight.'.
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Event: Syn 537 - Anathema     
Date:   Jul 28, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Da Skrumbo and Viktor Tsoi. Skrumbo 's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, It's a fight!!. Tsoi has chosen Zvezda po Imeni Solnce as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. 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.

180 cm
35
146 lbs
36 - 13 - 1
169 cm
33
145 lbs
35 - 10 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Da Skrumbo !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 10 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Skrumbo throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Skrumbo .
Skrumbo moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromTsoi.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut. Skrumbo saw that one coming.
Skrumbo throws a poor cross that misses
and Tsoi counters with a nice uppercut.
Skrumbo ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Skrumbo really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Tsoi misses with a hook.
A quick step to the side and Skrumbo tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi looks to land a right hand but Skrumbo moved out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Skrumbo . Tsoi does a little dance to reset his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Skrumbo scores with a jab to the head.
Tsoi with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Skrumbo keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Tsoi 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.
Skrumbo throws a body punch but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tsoi is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Tsoi takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Skrumbo connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Tsoi walks into a left hand.
Skrumbo misses with a looping left.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tsoi 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 Skrumbo has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Skrumbo and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Skrumbo tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tsoi is able to avoid easily.
Donk. Tsoi catches Skrumbo right on the button with a cross.
Tsoi misses with a body shot.
Skrumbo feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tsoi's calf.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi takes a jab right on the kisser.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Skrumbo misses with a left hand
and Tsoi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A swing and a miss from Skrumbo .
Skrumbo connects with a body shot.
Skrumbo slips a jab from Tsoi.
Tsoi moves out of range as Skrumbo strikes.
Tsoi shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Skrumbo as he avoids it easily.
Jab from Skrumbo .
Skrumbo misses with an uppercut.
Tsoi uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Skrumbo has time to react.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Skrumbo , right into the meat.
Skrumbo swings widly with a right hand
letting Tsoi counter with a right hand.
Skrumbo misses with a straight right.
Skrumbo ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tsoi moves away.
Skrumbo throws a looping overhand right but Tsoi ducks down to avoid it.
Skrumbo moves out of range of the body kick.
Tsoi lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

Skrumbo is rocked!
Tsoi throws a monster overhand right that drops Skrumbo ! Tsoi follows up with more strikes from mount and the fight is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:52 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Viktor Tsoi!
A victorious Viktor Tsoi thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
Da Skrumbo spoke after the fight, saying 'I'll be back!'.
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Event: Syn 535 - Parhelion     
Date:   Jul 15, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Viktor Tsoi and Matt Smith. Tsoi comes to the cage accompanied by Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

169 cm
33
145 lbs
34 - 10 - 2
167 cm
30
149 lbs
24 - 13 - 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 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 34 wins, 10 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Matt Smith!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, James Ackerman and Richard Clark.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tsoi throws a front kick that sends Smith stumbling back into the cage.
Tsoi avoids the head kick by Smith.
Smith gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Smith takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Tsoi lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Tsoi dips to his left and cracks Smith with an uppercut!
Tsoi looks to land a right hand but Smith moved out of range.
Smith gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Nice uppercut there from Smith.
Smith thows a left - swing and a miss!
Smith avoids the head kick by Tsoi.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Smith takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Smith slips under a jab.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tsoi takes one to the chin there.

Tsoi closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Smith did well to prevent Tsoi getting side control.
Tsoi performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Smith is looking to escape.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Smith makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
Tsoi stuns Smith with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Smith checks a leg kick.
Tsoi tries to land a front kick but Smith steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Tsoi scores with a push kick.
Smith checks a low kick from Tsoi.
Tsoi tries to land a front kick but Smith steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Smith avoids the head kick by Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut. Smith saw that one coming.
Smith throws a half hearted mid kick.
Smith walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tsoi checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
That kick from Smith tenderised Tsoi's leg. Tsoi is trying to keep his angry face on.
Tsoi scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a head kick but Smith moves out of range.
A solid leg kick lands there for Tsoi.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Smith takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Tsoi scores with a decent looking hook.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Tsoi has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Boyz II Men in the buildup to the fight.
Tsoi smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Tsoi throws a chopping leg kick but Smith manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Smith thows a body kick. Tsoi tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Tsoi misses with a hook.

Smith closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Tsoi scores with a shot to the side of Smith's head.
Smith lands a hook to the side of the head.
Smith tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Smith throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Tsoi blocks it with crossed arms.
A short right from Tsoi on the inside.
Smith looking to throw knees to the head but Tsoi is blocking nicely.
Tsoi lands a body punch in the clinch.
Smith creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Tsoi gets through Smith's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Smith or not.
Smith lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Smith tries to land knees in the clinch but Tsoi avoids the damage to the body.
Smith misses with a body punch.
Smith tries to land knees in the clinch but Tsoi avoids the damage to the body.
Tsoi blocks an uppercut.
Tsoi stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Tsoi lands with a left to the head.
Smith tries to work over Tsoi's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tsoi pushes Smith back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Tsoi lands an uppercut.
Tsoi tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Smith creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Tsoi managing to block the knees to the body from Smith.
Smith swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tsoi misses with a punch to the body.
Smith tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Tsoi avoids it.
Smith working aggressively here.
Tsoi gets through Smith's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Smith.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi misses with a body punch.
Smith throws a head punch that misses.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A right handed body shot lands from Tsoi.
Tsoi tries a body shot but Smith blocks it.
Smith lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A short body shot lands from Tsoi as the two fighters clinch.
Smith looks winded!
A short body shot lands from Tsoi as the two fighters clinch.
Tsoi scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Tsoi lands a nice shot to the body.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tsoi.
Tsoi blocks the elbow strike.
Tsoi doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tsoi stalling in the clinch but Smith improves position.
Smith lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Tsoi misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tsoi struggles to land a body shot inside as Smith controls his hands.
Smith lands a hook to the side of the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tsoi lands with a short shot to the head.
Tsoi throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Smiths head.
Smith tries to throw a body punch but Tsoi avoids it by throwing Smith back against the cage.
Tsoi can't find room to land a body shot as Smith controls the action.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tsoi.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi misses with a kick to the body.
Tsoi loads up on a big right hand but Smith slips the punch.
Smith steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Tsoi.
Tsoi avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Smith misses with a straight right.
Smith walks into a stiff left hand from Tsoi.
Tsoi cracks Smith with a good jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Tsoi misses the target.
Tsoi fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Smith.
A bone on bone clash there as Smith blocks the leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Smith. Tsoi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tsoi is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Smith can do to turn this around?
Tsoi lands the left hand.
A head kick misses from Smith.
A good leg kick by Tsoi.
Tsoi thuds a left hand into Smith's body.
Smith misses with a low kick.
Viktor Tsoi is winning the standup battle so far.
A telegraphed right hand from Tsoi misses the target.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Tsoi.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Smith has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tsoi.
Tsoi swats away the attempt to clinch by Smith.

That's one minute gone in the round.
That kick from Tsoi tenderised Smith's leg. Smith is trying to keep his angry face on.
Tsoi loads up on a big right hand but Smith slips the punch.
Smith slips a jab from Tsoi.
Tsoi will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Smith tries to clinch there but Tsoi circles away.
Tsoi throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Smith stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tsoi.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Tsoi lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tsoi.
Tsoi tries to stall but Smith uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Tsoi misses with some punches.
Nice body punch from Tsoi - that landed with a thud.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Smith is breathing heavily.
Smith has a couple of punches blocked by Tsoi.
Smith misses with a body punch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A hook to the body from Tsoi.
Tsoi blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Tsoi breaks from the clinch.
Tsoi fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Smith takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Tsoi misses with a left hand
and Smith counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tsoi throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Smith moves out of range of the body kick from Tsoi.
Tsoi connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Smith has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Smith there as he acknowledges the shot.
A jab lands there for Tsoi.
Tsoi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Smith.
Tsoi throws a quick counter kick to the body but Smith avoids it.
Tsoi lands a nice hook to Smith's body. Smith takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Tsoi scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Smith doesn't seem bothered though.

Smith clinches up with Tsoi and pushes him back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi tries to work over Smith's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Smith lands with a short shot to the head.
Tsoi working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A short uppercut from Tsoi.
Smith's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tsoi pushes Smith back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Tsoi is working Smith over against the cage.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
A short body shot lands from Smith as the two fighters clinch.
Tsoi lands on the inside with an uppercut.

Tsoi manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.

Tsoi has thrown up a leg looking for a triangle. Smith doesn't defend quickly enough and Tsoi has managed to lock this one up! Can Smith escape?! NO! He's tapping out! Damn, that was a quick submission - congrats to Tsoi on a fantastic submission victory.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:50 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Viktor Tsoi!
Viktor Tsoi 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 532 - Euphoria     
Date:   Jun 30, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Viktor Tsoi and Charles Ng. Chooooooooon! I think Tsoi might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. Ng has chosen Wedlock - I'm The Fuck You Man as his entrance music. Charles Ng has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Viktor Tsoi's chin.

Tsoi
vs
Ng
169 cm
33
145 lbs
33 - 10 - 2
160 cm
26
145 lbs
14 - 4 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 10 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Charles Ng!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Timothy Bukovac and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ng misses with a series of wild punches.
Tsoi moves out of range of the strikes.
Tsoi is looking to counter punch.
Ng scores with a three punch combo!
Ng has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Tsoi is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Tsoi scores with a jab to the jaw.
Ng throws a series of punches but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tsoi scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Tsoi lands a head kick!
Tsoi misses with a kick to the body.
Tsoi misses with a low kick.
Ng misses with a left hand
and Tsoi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tsoi fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Ng has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tsoi throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
That kick from Tsoi tenderised Ng's leg. Ng is trying to keep his angry face on.
Ng fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Tsoi.

Tsoi feints and as Ng raises his hands in defense, Tsoi changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
Tsoi controlling from the top position.
Tsoi trying to control the position from guard on top but Ng is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ng is trying to keep Tsoi in close.
Tsoi wants to pass the guard but Ng is keeping the position.
Tsoi passes Ng's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Tsoi perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Tsoi is looking to stall here but Ng recovers full guard.

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

Ng escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Tsoi gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
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.

Ng had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Tsoi defends it easily.

Ng looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Tsoi passes into side control.
Ng tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi trying to control the position but Ng is working away.
Ng is looking for a sweep.
Tsoi staying calm.
Tsoi wants to lay and pray for a moment but Ng keeps working.

Tsoi looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Tsoi controlling the position.

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.
Ng can't do much from the bottom here.
Tsoi trying to control the position but Ng is working away.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Tsoi slows the pace down.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Tsoi wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Ng, who protects the arm well.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ng doesn't manage to clinch there - Tsoi circles away.
Tsoi throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Tsoi staying out of range there.
Tsoi lands a jab to Ng's midsection.
Tsoi blocks the body kick.
Ng takes one on the button.
A slow jab from Ng misses its intended target.
Tsoi is looking to counter with a body kick.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Ng tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Tsoi paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Tsoi lands a body shot.
Tsoi throws a lazy body kick
and Ng connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tsoi slips a jab and a cross from Ng.
Tsoi keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ng tries to clinch but Tsoi moves out of range.
Ng takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Tsoi checks the leg kick.
Tsoi lands with a hook. Ng tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Tsoi connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
It looks like Tsoi has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Tsoi scores with a nice right hand.
Ng moves out of range of the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ng throws a right hand that Tsoi ducks under and follows up with a left that Tsoi also avoids with ease.
Tsoi bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Ng swinging wildly here.
Viktor Tsoi is winning the standup battle so far.
Tsoi lands a jab to Ng's midsection.
Ng tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Tsoi lands a nice leg kick that just misses Ng's sensitive parts.
Ng misses the body punch
and Tsoi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Charles Ng seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tsoi throws a good cross that connects.
Tsoi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Ng.
Tsoi throws a low kick but Ng moves out of range easily.
Tsoi connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Ng's hands.
Tsoi is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Tsoi slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ng scores with a leg kick.
Tsoi throws a body shot but no joy.
Tsoi fakes the leg kick and cracks Ng in the body.
Ng is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
No joy there for Ng, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Tsoi pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi with a jab.
Ng scores with a one two! Tsoi had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Ng moves away from the strike by Tsoi.
Ng walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Tsoi's corner calls for a 1-2. Tsoi obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Tsoi blocks a head kick by Ng.
Tsoi throws a low kick but Ng moves out of range easily.
Tsoi misses the jab.
Ng misses with a leg kick.
No luck for Tsoi with that takedown attempt.
Tsoi looks to score with a jab to the body but Ng is just out of range.
Tsoi is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Ng can do to turn this around?
Ng fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Tsoi has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tsoi with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Ng lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Ng.
Tsoi moves away from the strike by Ng.
Ng misses with a head kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Good shot there by Ng.
A bone on bone clash there as Tsoi blocks the leg kick.
Charles Ng is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
A lazy left from Ng finds it's target.

Tsoi is rocked!
Tsoi avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
It looked like Tsoi wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Oh Tsoi is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
A bone on bone clash there as Tsoi blocks the leg kick.
Tsoi seems to have got his legs back now.
A jab from Ng does it's job there.
Ng looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Ng takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.

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

Ng escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Ng takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Ng scoring well with a low kick there.
Nice body punch from Tsoi.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tsoi steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ng.
Tsoi is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Tsoi scores with a decent looking hook.
Ng's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Tsoi connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Ng scrambles back to his feet.
Tsoi lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Tsoi moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ng lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tsoi's sensitive parts.
Tsoi throws a chopping leg kick but Ng manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ng.
Ng connects with an inside leg kick.
Ng misses with a two punch combination.

Ng has managed to clinch.
Ng utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Ng missing with knees to the body.
A nice right hand lands inside from Tsoi.
A nice right hand lands inside from Tsoi.
Ng blocks a body shot from Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with some punches.
Tsoi tries to throw a body punch but Ng avoids it by throwing Tsoi back against the cage.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Ng throws a punch but it's blocked by Tsoi.
Ng is trying to force a seperation but Tsoi has the dominant position.
Tsoi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Ng breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Jab, jab by Tsoi - just one landing.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Viktor Tsoi 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!


Ng looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Ng misses with a looping right.
Ng takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Ng slips under a jab from Tsoi.
Tsoi displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ng throws out the jab.
Ng throws a quick inside leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tsoi. That's going to slow Ng down.
Ng wants to clinch up but Tsoi keeps it at a distance.
Ng lands a body shot.

Tsoi closes the distance and clinches.
Tsoi scores with a nice hook to the head.
Tsoi fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ng pushes Tsoi back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tsoi blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tsoi fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A shot in the inside from Tsoi.
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!
Tsoi misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tsoi doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Ng blocking some punches.
Ng using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Tsoi has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Viktor Tsoi has scored more points in the clinch so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi avoiding damage as Ng throws knees to the body.
Ng is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Tsoi is defending well for now.
Ng misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Tsoi.
Tsoi blocking some punches.
Tsoi misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ng throws a knee to the head but misses.
Ng takes a shot to the head.
Tsoi lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Ng backwards.
Tsoi managing to block the knees to the body from Ng.
Tsoi managing to block the knees to the body from Ng.
Tsoi lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Tsoi on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tsoi.
Ng tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Ng takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Tsoi working aggressively here.
Tsoi digs a right hand underneath Ng's ribcage. Ng let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Tsoi blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Ng has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Tsoi misses with a punch to the body.

Tsoi manages to break the clinch.
Tsoi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ng moves away.
Viktor Tsoi is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tsoi cracks Ng with a good jab.
Ng wants to clinch.
Tsoi drops down looking for a counter takedown but Ng sprawls and moves away.
Ng throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Tsoi counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Tsoi scores with a jab to the jaw.

Ng fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Tsoi, pushing him back against the cage.
Ng missing with knees to the body.

Ng breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Ng gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Ng looks to land a combination. Tsoi sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Tsoi fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Tsoi thumps Ng with a low kick.

Ng darts in and clinches Tsoi up against the cage.
Ng throws a punch but it's blocked by Tsoi.
Tsoi prevents a body shot from Ng.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ng trying to land knees to the body.
Ng tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Tsoi scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Ng tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Ng misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ng working aggressively here.
Charles Ng has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Ng is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Tsoi is defending well for now.
A head punch on the inside from Ng fails to land.
Ng tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Ng tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ng has a couple of punches blocked by Tsoi.
Ng landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Tsoi takes a knee to the side of the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ng throws a head punch that misses.
Ng trying to land knees to the body.
Tsoi prevents Ng from breaking the clinch.
Ng with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Ng is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Tsoi is defending well for now.
Tsoi blocks an uppercut.

Tsoi jumps guard.
Tsoi pulls Ng in close to prevent any damage.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Viktor Tsoi!

A victorious Viktor Tsoi thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: Syn 527 - Scorched     
Date:   May 26, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Viktor Tsoi and PePe Hapitchou. Tsoi comes into the arena with Zvezda po Imeni Solnce blaring out of the sound system. Hapitchou has chosen Blackalicious - Sky is falling as his entrance music. PePe Hapitchou has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Viktor Tsoi's chin.

169 cm
33
145 lbs
32 - 10 - 2
175 cm
28
158 lbs
23 - 7 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 10 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, PePe Hapitchou!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Jack Bonds and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tsoi lands a nice leg kick that just misses Hapitchou's sensitive parts.
Tsoi throws a solid leg kick but Hapitchou takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Tsoi.
It seemed like Hapitchou was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Hapitchou takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Tsoi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hapitchou manages to avoid it.
Tsoi looks to score with a jab to the body but Hapitchou is just out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Hapitchou! But no joy.
Tsoi scores with a hook to the body. Hapitchou takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Tsoi misses with a body kick.
Tsoi throws an overhand right that lands on Hapitchou's shoulder, as Hapitchou tries to avoid the shot.
Hapitchou blocks a leg kick.
Hapitchou moves out of range of the body kick.
Tsoi misses with a jab to the body
and Hapitchou counters with a lovely straight right hand!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Hapitchou throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hapitchou is looking to score with low kicks.
Tsoi half committed to a counter leg kick.
Tsoi takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hapitchou checks a leg kick.
Tsoi connects with a looping right hand.
Hapitchou on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Tsoi looks for the body kick but Hapitchou saw that one coming.
A good leg kick by Tsoi.
Hapitchou loads up on a big right hand but Tsoi slips the punch.
Tsoi tries to move into range but Hapitchou moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Tsoi throws a leg kick
and Hapitchou counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Tsoi is looking to wear down Hapitchou with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Hapitchou sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Donk. Tsoi catches Hapitchou right on the button with a cross.
Hapitchou dodges the punch combination from Tsoi.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Hapitchou! But no joy.
Hapitchou is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tsoi.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tsoi throws a chopping leg kick but Hapitchou manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
It seemed like Hapitchou was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Hapitchou turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Tsoi misses with a body kick.
Tsoi with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Hapitchou with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Tsoi goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
It seemed like Hapitchou was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Tsoi is looking to clinch.
Tsoi looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Tsoi throws an off balance right hand
and Hapitchou counters with a stiff right hand.
Tsoi blocks a head kick by Hapitchou.
Tsoi is looking to counter punch.
Hapitchou tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hapitchou uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tsoi.
Tsoi tries to clinch there but Hapitchou circles away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Tsoi misses the shot to the body.
Nice uppercut lands for Tsoi. That snapped Hapitchou's head back.
Hapitchou connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Tsoi momentarily.
Tsoi lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut. Hapitchou saw that one coming.
Hapitchou on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tsoi. Tsoi obviously looking to wear him down.
Tsoi shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Tsoi connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Hapitchou throws a right hand that misses
and Tsoi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A slow jab from Hapitchou misses its intended target.
Tsoi throwing a counter right hand but Hapitchou manages to avoid it.
Tsoi pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hapitchou scores with a nice head shot.
Tsoi lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hapitchou waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tsoi.
Tsoi connects with an inside leg kick.
Tsoi throws an off balance right hand
and Hapitchou counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Hapitchou checks a low kick from Tsoi.
Tsoi lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Hapitchou counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Tsoi lands a slapping body shot.
Hapitchou sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Tsoi throws a body kick that misses.
Tsoi avoids the head kick by Hapitchou.
A quick step to the side and Tsoi tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi throws a front kick that sends Hapitchou stumbling back into the cage.
Hapitchou tried to score with a low kick but Tsoi checks it.
Hapitchou throws a wild body kick that Tsoi sees coming a mile off.
Tsoi scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Tsoi scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Tsoi checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Hapitchou misses with a hook. Tsoi ducked under it nicely.
Tsoi throws a hook to the side of Hapitchou's head but Hapitchou sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tsoi throws a wild body kick that Hapitchou sees coming a mile off.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi connects with a leg kick. Hapitchou looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Tsoi throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Hapitchou misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tsoi.
Tsoi chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Hapitchou might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Tsoi has got the better of the exchanges.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Tsoi is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Hapitchou can do to turn this around?
Tsoi looks to score with a jab to the body but Hapitchou is just out of range.
Hapitchou only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Hapitchou with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Tsoi to score with a decent uppercut.
Tsoi paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Hapitchou throws a head kick but Tsoi moves out of range.
Hapitchou moves out of range of the body kick from Tsoi.
Tsoi cracks Hapitchou with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Nice body kick from Tsoi.
Tsoi listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Tsoi looks for the body kick but Hapitchou saw that one coming.
Some bone on bone action there as Hapitchou checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Hapitchou throws a fast counter high kick but Tsoi manages to duck under it in time.
Hapitchou misses with a body kick.
Tsoi moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from Tsoi.
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!
Tsoi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Hapitchou moves away.
Tsoi scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Hapitchou looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Hapitchou drops his hands momentarily and Tsoi takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Donk. Tsoi catches Hapitchou right on the button with a cross.
Hapitchou pulls out of a head kick attempt.

Tsoi changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Hapitchou looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Hapitchou on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Tsoi slows the pace down.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Hapitchou is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Tsoi is staying tight to Hapitchou's torso, preventing him from escaping.
Tsoi wants to control but Hapitchou is keeping him busy.
Hapitchou tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Tsoi trying to control the action but Hapitchou is working from the bottom.
Tsoi working away.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Viktor Tsoi dominated that second round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Tsoi turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Tsoi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Hapitchou.
Hapitchou uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tsoi.
A little jabbing left from Hapitchou on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Hapitchou throws a hook to the side of Tsoi's head but Tsoi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tsoi.
Good leg kick by Tsoi there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Hapitchou takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Hapitchou misses with a hook. Tsoi ducked under it nicely.
Hapitchou takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Hapitchou's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Tsoi tries a low kick but Hapitchou avoids it.
A left lands for Tsoi.
Hapitchou misses with a hook. Tsoi ducked under it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi ducks right into an uppercut from Hapitchou.
Hapitchou works the jab nicely.
Tsoi digs a good body shot into Hapitchou's ribs.
Tsoi swings and misses with a hook to the body.

Tsoi forces Hapitchou back against the cage and clinches.
Tsoi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Hapitchou lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tsoi backwards.
Tsoi scores with a shoulder strike.
Tsoi makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Hapitchou tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Hapitchou can't find room to land a body shot as Tsoi controls the action.
Hapitchou goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tsoi lands an uppercut.

Tsoi manages to break the clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tsoi lands a nice leg kick that just misses Hapitchou's sensitive parts.
Tsoi scores with a push kick.
Viktor Tsoi is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hapitchou misses with the body kick
and Tsoi counters with an inside leg kick.
A solid body kick from Tsoi.
Viktor Tsoi is winning the standup battle so far.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tsoi.
Good work by Hapitchou as he checks the leg kick.
Tsoi gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Hapitchou.
Tsoi lands a nice hook to Hapitchou's body. Hapitchou takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Hapitchou paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Tsoi lands with an overhand left.
Hapitchou throws a lazy right hand but Tsoi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tsoi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tsoi scores with a jab.
Hapitchou throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi lands a body shot.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tsoi. That's going to slow Hapitchou down.
Hapitchou looks to land a right hand but Tsoi moved out of range.
Hapitchou blocks the body kick.
Donk. Hapitchou catches Tsoi right on the button with a cross.
That kick from Tsoi tenderised Hapitchou's leg. Hapitchou is trying to keep his angry face on.
PePe Hapitchou has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Tsoi wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Hapitchou avoids a kick to the body.
Tsoi swings for the body but Hapitchou moves out of range.
It seemed like Hapitchou was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Hapitchou takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Hapitchou has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Tsoi.
Tsoi lands a jab to Hapitchou's midsection.
Tsoi moves out of range of the strikes.
Tsoi is looking to counter with a body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Tsoi jabs Hapitchou right on the nose. Hapitchou blinks but takes it well.
Tsoi scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tsoi connects with a body shot.
Hapitchou shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Hapitchou takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Hapitchou has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Hapitchou slips a straight right by Tsoi.
Hapitchou on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Hapitchou feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tsoi's calf.
Tsoi pushes Hapitchou away with a front kick.
Hapitchou moves out of range of the body kick.
Hapitchou throws a body kick that misses
and Tsoi counters with an inside leg kick.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Viktor Tsoi!

A very excited looking Viktor Tsoi made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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Event: Syn 523 - Recovery     
Date:   May 05, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Abraham Donowitz and Viktor Tsoi. Chooooooooon! I think Donowitz might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to JEW FLOW. Tsoi has chosen Zvezda po Imeni Solnce as his entrance music. Abraham Donowitz could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Viktor Tsoi's chin.

171 cm
34
148 lbs
36 - 15 - 1
169 cm
32
145 lbs
32 - 9 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction
Hellbent

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



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Abraham Donowitz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 9 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Donowitz misses with an uppercut
and Tsoi makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Nice takedown defense from Tsoi. No joy for Donowitz on that attempt.
Tsoi walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Donowitz checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Donowitz tried to counter with a leg kick but Tsoi avoided it.
Tsoi lands a slapping body shot.

Donowitz looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Tsoi is refusing to be controlled, as Donowitz sits in half guard.
Donowitz missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Donowitz is looking to take a break and control but Tsoi is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Donowitz is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Tsoi is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Donowitz scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Donowitz thows a huge punch but Tsoi dodges it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donowitz slips a nice elbow through Tsoi's hands, connecting with Tsoi's forehead.
Donowitz seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Tsoi 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.
Tsoi taking some punishment here, with Donowitz in his half guard.
Donowitz is trying to control the action in half guard but Tsoi is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

Tsoi looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

Tsoi is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Donowitz pulls his head out easily.

Donowitz moves into side control, avoiding a weak kimura attempt from Tsoi.
Donowitz lands an elbow.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz wants to lay and pray for a moment but Tsoi keeps working.
Donowitz lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
Donowitz creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.
Donowitz passes to full mount! That's big trouble for Tsoi!
Donowitz raining down hammerfists from mount.
Donowitz can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Tsoi is looking to escape.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz punishing his opponent with strikes.
Tsoi wants to control but Donowitz is having none of it.
Donowitz scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Tsoi?
Donowitz avoids the attempt from Tsoi to control.
Tsoi tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Donowitz scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Tsoi?
Tsoi tries to hold on but Donowitz postures up.
Tsoi is in a horrible position here. Donowitz smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz is landing with some decent strikes but Tsoi is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.
Tsoi gets back to half guard.
Donowitz lands with a punch from half guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Tsoi looking for submissions off his back.
Tsoi avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Donowitz.
Tsoi blocking the ground and pound attempt from Donowitz.

Tsoi looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A big right from Tsoi misses.
Donowitz loads up on a big right hand but Tsoi slips the punch.
Tsoi throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Donowitz missing with a left hand there. Tsoi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tsoi replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Donowitz blocks it well.
Tsoi throws a push kick but Donowitz slaps the foot to one side.
Tsoi moves out of range of the strikes.
Donowitz takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Tsoi throws a front kick aimed at Donowitz's knee but Donowitz avoids it well.
Tsoi lands a front kick.
Donowitz will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Tsoi was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Donowitz connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Tsoi momentarily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tsoi. Donowitz does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tsoi misses with a body kick.
Abraham Donowitz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tsoi walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Donowitz checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Donowitz has a takedown stuffed.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
A solid leg kick lands there for Tsoi.
Donowitz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tsoi fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Donowitz looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tsoi throws a body kick that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Donowitz.
Donowitz throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Tsoi on the side of the head.

Tsoi gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Donowitz to score an easy takedown into full guard.

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

Tsoi looking for a guillotine here but Donowitz defends easily.
Tsoi working a defensive guard here.
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.
Donowitz is looking to work some ground and pound but Tsoi has wrist control.

Tsoi looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Donowitz content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Donowitz working some strikes from top position.
Donowitz chips away with some ground and pound.

Tsoi has his foot on Donowitz's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Donowitz works his way back into a safe position though.
Donowitz throwing strikes from guard but Tsoi blocks nicely.
Donowitz with a flurry of punches that miss.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz works over Tsoi with some ground and pound from guard.
Donowitz is working Tsoi over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Tsoi is trying to control the position but Donowitz postures up.
Donowitz stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Tsoi swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Donowitz trying to control but Tsoi is working from the bottom.
Donowitz lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Donowitz in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

Donowitz avoids a guillotine attempt easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Donowitz scoring with punches to the head and body.
Donowitz is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Donowitz wants to control from the top but Tsoi keeps moving.
Donowitz looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Abraham Donowitz 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.


Tsoi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Donowitz.
Donowitz misses with a hook
and Tsoi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Donowitz misses with a straight left.
Donowitz keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
The fighters circle momentarily. Donowitz darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Tsoi slips under a jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Donowitz misses the target.
Donowitz checks a leg kick nicely.
Donowitz lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Tsoi takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Donowitz takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.

Donowitz closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Tsoi did well to prevent Donowitz getting side control.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Donowitz seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Tsoi does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Tsoi trying to hold on to Donowitz's head to control him but Donowitz postures up.
Abraham Donowitz overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Donowitz wants to control but Tsoi is keeping him busy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donowitz lands with a punch from half guard.
Tsoi on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Donowitz is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Donowitz controlling the action here.
Tsoi is refusing to be controlled, as Donowitz sits in half guard.
Tsoi is trying to get back to full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Tsoi is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Donowitz pulls his head out easily.
Donowitz is nestled in close to Tsoi, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Donowitz looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Tsoi taking some punishment here, with Donowitz in his half guard.

Tsoi looking for submissions off his back.
Donowitz lands with a punch from half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz thows a huge punch but Tsoi dodges it nicely.
Donowitz throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Donowitz is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.

Tsoi looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Donowitz lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.

Tsoi looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Donowitz lands strikes from half guard.
Tsoi is trying to control but can't.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice strikes from Donowitz there.
Donowitz winds up and cracks Tsoi with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Donowitz stalling.
Donowitz lands strikes from half guard.
Donowitz is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Tsoi can do to turn this around?
Donowitz working over Tsoi with some ground and pound. Tsoi looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Donowitz working over Tsoi with some ground and pound. Tsoi looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.

Tsoi is rocked!
Donowitz is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Tsoi is still in real trouble! Can Donowitz finish him?

Tsoi actively working from the bottom here.
Nice strikes from Donowitz there.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Abraham Donowitz clearly takes that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Tsoi throws a body punch but Donowitz moves out of range.
Tsoi seems to have recovered his senses.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.
Donowitz misses with a hook.
Tsoi throws a chopping leg kick but Donowitz manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A slapping body kick lands there for Tsoi.
Tsoi walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Donowitz checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Donowitz looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Tsoi steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Donowitz.
A countering left hand to the body from Tsoi misses.
Donowitz cracks Tsoi with an open hand slap.
A nice inside leg kick there by Donowitz. That's going to slow Tsoi down.
Donowitz misses with a body shot.
Donowitz throws a hook but Tsoi blocks it.
Tsoi moves away from the strike by Donowitz.
Tsoi loads up on a big right hand but Donowitz slips the punch.
A counter left hand to the body from Donowitz misses its target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi throws a shot from downtown. Donowitz moves away and avoids it.
Tsoi is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Donowitz rather than just go for the knockout.
Donowitz fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Donowitz takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Donowitz lands a lovely overhand right.
Donowitz scores with a sloppy right hand. Tsoi should have avoided that one.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tsoi goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Tsoi tries to land a front kick but Donowitz steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Tsoi changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Donowitz throws a big shot that misses.
Donowitz throws an overhand right that lands on Tsoi's shoulder, as Tsoi tries to avoid the shot.
Donowitz misses the jab.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jab from Tsoi.
Tsoi scores with a jab.
Donowitz lands a head shot.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tsoi, right into the meat.
Donowitz is looking to chop away at Tsoi's legs.
Donowitz comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Donowitz is defended easily by Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a front kick aimed at Donowitz's knee but Donowitz avoids it well.
Tsoi slips under a jab from Donowitz.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tsoi.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Donowitz scores with a jab to the body.
Tsoi tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Donowitz is able to avoid easily.
Donowitz throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tsoi sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Donowitz throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tsoi walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Tsoi fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Tsoi throws a lazy right hand but Donowitz sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tsoi.
Tsoi thuds a left hand into Donowitz's body.
Donowitz lands an overhand right.
Donowitz throws a leg kick
and Tsoi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tsoi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Donowitz defending well as Tsoi loads up on a big left hand.
Donowitz staying out of range there.
Tsoi slips a jab from Donowitz.
Tsoi gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
A big left from Donowitz misses.
Tsoi is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Good work by Donowitz as he checks the leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a hook but Donowitz avoids it easily.
Tsoi takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Tsoi shoots in but Donowitz avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Donowitz looks to land a left hand but Tsoi moved out of range nicely.
Donowitz tries to score a power double leg takedown but Tsoi sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Donowitz somewhat.
Tsoi connects with a solid leg kick.
Donowitz tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Tsoi defends well and Donowitz ends up having to push Tsoi into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
It seemed like Tsoi was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Abraham Donowitz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Donowitz looks to land a left hand but Tsoi moved out of range nicely.
Tsoi explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Tsoi throws a hook but Donowitz avoids it easily.
Donowitz throws a nice looking combination but Tsoi bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Donowitz looks to land a right hand but Tsoi moved out of range.
Donowitz is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Donowitz throws an overhand right that lands on Tsoi's shoulder, as Tsoi tries to avoid the shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Donowitz.
An attempted straight right counter from Donowitz misses the target.
Donowitz blocks the body kick.
Donowitz sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Donowitz catches Tsoi with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Donowitz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tsoi fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Donowitz looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Tsoi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Donowitz.
Tsoi throws a hook but Donowitz blocks it.
Tsoi throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Donowitz sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Nice uppercut there from Tsoi.
Tsoi looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tsoi throws a half hearted mid kick.
Donowitz throws out a powerful jab.
Tsoi throws a jab but it's blocked by Donowitz.
Donowitz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Tsoi closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Donowitz digs a good body shot into Tsoi's ribs.
Tsoi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Donowitz.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi throws a leg kick
and Donowitz counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Donowitz connects with a jab.
Donowitz lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
A swing and a miss from Donowitz.
Tsoi flicks out a counter leg kick but Donowitz steps away.
Donowitz looks to throw the jab but Tsoi is out of range.
Tsoi throws out a counter right but Donowitz avoids it with no problem.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Donowitz sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Tsoi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Donowitz.
Good shot there by Tsoi.
Donowitz takes one to the chin there.
A jab from Donowitz finds it's way through Tsoi's defenses.
Tsoi staying out of range there.
Tsoi takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Tsoi connects with a leg kick. Donowitz looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Tsoi scores with a body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Donowitz avoids the body shot from Tsoi.
Donowitz keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Good leg kick by Tsoi there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tsoi throws out a loose jab but Donowitz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Donowitz checks a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donowitz throws a hook to the side of Tsoi's head but Tsoi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tsoi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Donowitz loads up on a big right hand but Tsoi slips the punch.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Donowitz throwing a counter right hand but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
Tsoi scores with a kick to the body.
Donowitz scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Donowitz slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Tsoi has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Donowitz takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Tsoi staying out of range there.
Donowitz tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Donowitz avoids the body shot from Tsoi.
Tsoi connects with a solid leg kick.
Tsoi slips a straight right by Donowitz.
Donowitz throws a body shot but no joy.
Tsoi only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Donowitz displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tsoi throws out the jab.
Tsoi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Donowitz.
Tsoi looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tsoi swings for the body but Donowitz moves out of range.
Donowitz missing with a left hand there. Tsoi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Viktor Tsoi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Donowitz swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Donowitz shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Tsoi pinned against the cage. Tsoi gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Donowitz misses with a straight left.
Donowitz lands a nice looking body shot.
Tsoi looks to land a body kick but Donowitz moved away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Donowitz. Tsoi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tsoi uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
A big left from Donowitz misses.
Donowitz slips under a jab from Tsoi.
Donowitz bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tsoi misses with a body shot
enabling Donowitz to counter with a crisp jab.
Tsoi throws a push kick but Donowitz slaps the foot to one side.
Tsoi has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Tsoi there as he acknowledges the shot.
Tsoi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Donowitz.
Donowitz lands a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tsoi looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Tsoi misses with a leg kick.
Donowitz shoots in for a double leg but Tsoi sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Donowitz will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Tsoi misses with a low kick.
Donowitz lands a body shot.
Donowitz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Donowitz darts in looking for a takedown but Tsoi gets double underhooks and turns Donowitz into the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Abraham Donowitz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Tsoi connects with the punch.
A big left from Tsoi misses.
Donowitz misses with an uppercut.
Nice shot lands for Donowitz.
Donowitz shoots for a double leg takedown but Tsoi sprawls well. He's pushed Donowitz's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Donowitz takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Donowitz drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

It looks like Abraham Donowitz has been cut.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tsoi. Donowitz does a little dance to reset his feet.
Donowitz swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Tsoi throws out a loose jab but Donowitz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tsoi throws a body shot but no joy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Donowitz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a big shot that misses.
Donowitz scores with a hook.
Donowitz swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Donowitz misses with a hook.
Tsoi blocks a jab.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.
Donowitz chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tsoi can pounce on him.
Donowitz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tsoi moves away.
A telegraphed right hand from Tsoi misses the target.
Tsoi attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Tsoi avoids the body shot from Donowitz.
Donowitz changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tsoi 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 Donowitz has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Donowitz and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Donowitz checks the leg kick nicely there.
Donowitz misses with a looping right.
Donowitz is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.

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 Abraham Donowitz.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Donowitz, 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 49:47
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 48:47
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 50:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Abraham Donowitz!

Abraham Donowitz thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: Syn 520 - Nemesis     
Date:   Apr 14, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Pablo Alvado and Viktor Tsoi. Alvado comes to the cage accompanied by Obie Trice - Ups & Downs. Tsoi comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Zvezda po Imeni Solnce kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

180 cm
40
156 lbs
46 - 20 - 1
169 cm
32
138 lbs
31 - 9 - 2
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
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 46 wins, 20 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Pablo Alvado!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 9 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, James Atkins and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tsoi with a jab.
Alvado takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Alvado ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tsoi moves away.
Alvado throws a sloppy body shot
and Tsoi counters with a low kick, right behind Alvado 's knee.
Tsoi lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Tsoi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi 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.
Tsoi misses with a body shot
and Alvado counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Alvado moves out of range of the leg kick from Tsoi.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Alvado's corner calls for a 1-2. Alvado obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
An inside leg kick lands from Tsoi.
Tsoi pivots, looking for a leg kick but Alvado is out of range and Tsoi settles back down.
A shot to the liver by Tsoi. Beautiful body shot.
Alvado lands with a thumping leg kick.
Alvado takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Alvado steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.
Tsoi lands with a shot to the body.
Alvado on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Alvado moved away.
A shot to the liver by Alvado. Beautiful body shot.
Alvado misses with a low kick.
Tsoi counters with a body kick.
Tsoi throws a leg kick that misses.
Tsoi connects with a body shot.
Tsoi is looking to slow Alvado down with leg kicks.
Tsoi throws a front kick aimed at Alvado's knee but Alvado avoids it well.
Alvado was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Tsoi avoids the body shot from Alvado.
Tsoi pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tsoi scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tsoi throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Tsoi fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Alvado looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Alvado lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Tsoi circles away quickly and effectively.
A bone on bone clash there as Alvado blocks the leg kick.
Tsoi fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Alvado checks it well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Alvado throws a right hand that Tsoi ducks under and follows up with a left that Tsoi also avoids with ease.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut. Alvado saw that one coming.
Alvado throws a lazy body kick
and Alvado takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tsoi misses with an attempted mid kick.
Alvado throws the kick towards the body but Tsoi avoids it.
Tsoi tries to counter by closing the distance.
A shot to the liver by Tsoi. Beautiful body shot.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut.
Alvado throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tsoi misses with a hook. Alvado ducked under it nicely.
Tsoi scores with a sloppy right hand. Alvado should have avoided that one.
Tsoi feints and then cracks Alvado's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Alvado down.
Tsoi steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Alvado. That one must have hurt.
Tsoi fails with the takedown.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Tsoi misses with a low kick as Alvado jumps back.
Alvado is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Tsoi throws a push kick but Alvado slaps the foot to one side.
Alvado shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Tsoi scores with a leg kick.
Tsoi drops his hands momentarily and Alvado takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Alvado is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Alvado misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi lands with a nice body punch.
Tsoi shoots in looking for a takedown but Alvado manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Tsoi's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Alvado moves out of range of the leg kick from Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a body kick that misses.
Alvado misses with an uppercut.
Alvado with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Tsoi to score with a decent uppercut.
Alvado takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Alvado takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Alvado slips a straight right by Tsoi.
Alvado staying out of range there.
Alvado swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Alvado takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Alvado throws a sloppy head kick and Tsoi moves out of range easily.
Tsoi avoids a kick to the body.
Alvado ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Alvado looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Alvado throws a head kick that misses.
Tsoi now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Tsoi jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Alvado misses with a hook
and Tsoi counters with a straight right hand.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Alvado, as that shot connected.
Tsoi throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Alvado counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Tsoi jabs Alvado to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi misses with a body kick.
The fighters circle momentarily. Tsoi darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Tsoi lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Tsoi looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tsoi thows a left - swing and a miss!
Alvado throws a hook but Tsoi blocks it.
Alvado blocks a leg kick.
Nice defenses there by Tsoi.
Tsoi feints a counter leg kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Tsoi misses the target.
Tsoi jabs at Alvado's body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Alvado.
Alvado misses with an uppercut. Tsoi saw that one coming.
A cross from Tsoi lands.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tsoi.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Alvado uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tsoi.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Tsoi scores with a nice strike.
Tsoi is looking to clinch.
Alvado throwing a counter right hand but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
A jab from Alvado finds it's way through Tsoi's defenses.
Alvado throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Tsoi on the side of the head.
Alvado slips under a jab from Tsoi.
Nice defenses there by Alvado.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Alvado might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Alvado checks a leg kick nicely.
Tsoi throws the kick towards the body but Alvado avoids it.
Tsoi throws a shot to the body.
Tsoi tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Alvado was well out of range. Poor timing from Tsoi.
Tsoi gets off balance looking for a body kick
letting Alvado counter with a right hand.
Alvado misses with a series of wild punches.
Tsoi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Alvado slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Tsoi fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Alvado drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Tsoi lands with a nice body punch.
Alvado moves forwards but Tsoi connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Tsoi fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Alvado has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Tsoi. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
Tsoi looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Alvado walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tsoi checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Tsoi cracks Alvado with a good jab.
Nice straight punches there by Tsoi. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Tsoi.
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Alvado.
Tsoi lands a nice looking kick to the body. Alvado takes a step back to recover.
Alvado walks into a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice straight punches there by Tsoi. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Tsoi.
Alvado dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Alvado throws a low kick but Tsoi moves out of range easily.
Tsoi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tsoi lands with a thumping leg kick.
Alvado ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tsoi moves away.
Alvado takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Tsoi cracks the inside of Alvado's front leg.
Tsoi misses with a body shot.
Alvado swings for the body but Tsoi moves out of range.
Alvado throws a body shot but no joy.
Tsoi moves out of range as Alvado strikes.
An inside leg kick from Tsoi misses.
Alvado was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Alvado keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tsoi.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Alvado manages to avoid it.
Alvado throwing a counter right hand but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
Alvado misses with a body kick.
Tsoi scores with a hook to the body. Alvado takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Alvado moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Alvado slips under a jab.
Alvado throwing a counter right hand but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
Tsoi connects with an inside leg kick.
Alvado's jab looks to have found its range, popping Tsoi under the eye.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi lands with an overhand left.
Tsoi has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Jab from Tsoi.
Tsoi lands with a right hand.
Alvado throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi is looking to land body kicks.
Alvado avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Tsoi fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Alvado has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Alvado misses with a hook. Tsoi ducked under it nicely.
Alvado listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Alvado defending well as Tsoi loads up on a big left hand.
Alvado steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.
Good work by Alvado as he checks the leg kick.
Tsoi works Alvado's body with a nice hook.
Tsoi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Alvado misses with a straight right.
Tsoi throws out a loose jab but Alvado uses good head movement to avoid it.
Alvado throwing a counter right hand but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi thuds a left hand into Alvado's body.
Alvado moves out of range of the strikes.
Tsoi pushes Alvado away with a front kick.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Tsoi bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Alvado looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Alvado slips under a jab from Tsoi.
Tsoi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Alvado.
Tsoi lands a right hook to the body.
Alvado throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Tsoi.
Alvado throws an off balance right hand
and Tsoi counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Alvado throws a wild body kick that Tsoi sees coming a mile off.
Tsoi displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Alvado throws out the jab.
Tsoi doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Alvado misses with a left hand
and Tsoi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Alvado listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Nice shot by Tsoi.
Tsoi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Alvado.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Alvado takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi looks to land a body kick but Alvado moved away.
Alvado jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Tsoi misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi swings away with a body shot that misses
and Alvado counters with a straight right hand.
Alvado throws a body shot but no joy.
The fighters circle momentarily. Tsoi darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Tsoi swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tsoi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tsoi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
As Tsoi backs away, Alvado returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Tsoi feints and then cracks Alvado's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Alvado down.
Tsoi delivers a nice body kick.
Alvado misses with a shot to the body
enabling Tsoi to counter with a crisp jab.
Tsoi wants to land a leg kick but Alvado is out of range.
Alvado avoids the body shot from Tsoi.
Alvado is looking to counter with a body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi jabs Alvado to the body, keeping him at a distance.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tsoi.
Tsoi scores with a hook.
Tsoi scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Alvado doesn't seem bothered though.
Alvado keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A thudding body kick lands there by Tsoi!
Good leg kick by Tsoi there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tsoi fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Alvado looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Tsoi throws a hook to the side of Alvado's head but Alvado sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tsoi. Alvado does a little dance to reset his feet.
A jab from Alvado does it's job there.
Tsoi takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Alvado moves out of range of the strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tsoi throws a leg kick which misses Alvado's front leg but catches the back leg as Alvado tries to avoid it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Alvado. Tsoi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Alvado's jab looks to have found its range, popping Tsoi under the eye.
Tsoi throws a wild body kick that Alvado sees coming a mile off.
Tsoi throws an off balance right hand
and Alvado counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tsoi throws a predictable looking body shot
and Alvado counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Tsoi moves out of range of the leg kick from Alvado.
Alvado will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Nice shot by Tsoi.
Tsoi will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Tsoi lands a nice hook to Alvado's body. Alvado takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Tsoi swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Tsoi blocks a jab.
Alvado throws a head kick that misses.
Tsoi appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Tsoi thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Alvado if he has to take too many more of those.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Viktor Tsoi really dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Alvado blocks a jab.
Alvado throwing a counter right hand but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
A solid body kick from Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut.
Alvado fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Tsoi is out of range.
Alvado jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Alvado misses with a hook.
Tsoi looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tsoi takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Tsoi goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Alvado moves out of range of the leg kick from Tsoi.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Alvado tries a low kick but Tsoi avoids it.
Tsoi scores with a kick to the body.
Tsoi scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
A good leg kick by Tsoi.
Tsoi lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Alvado on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Alvado tries a head kick but it misses.
Tsoi is looking to clinch.
Tsoi scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Tsoi misses with a straight right.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tsoi, right into the meat.
Tsoi wants to clinch.
Alvado appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Alvado lands a jab to Tsoi's midsection.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi misses with a straight left.
Alvado staying out of range there.
Tsoi attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Tsoi turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A clash of legs there as Alvado blocks the low kick.
Alvado moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Tsoi throws a leg kick
and Alvado counters with a nice uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Alvado checks a leg kick.
Tsoi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Alvado.
Alvado punishes Tsoi's body with a nice straight punch.
Alvado misses with a head kick.
Alvado swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Alvado with a nice cross.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi scoring well with a low kick there.
Tsoi fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Alvado is out of range.
Tsoi looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tsoi swings for the body but Alvado moves out of range.
Alvado walks into a straight right hand from Tsoi.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tsoi.
Alvado drops his hands momentarily and Tsoi takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Tsoi has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Alvado.
Alvado tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tsoi was well out of range. Poor timing from Alvado.
Alvado tries a head kick but it misses.
Tsoi digs a good body shot into Alvado's ribs.
Tsoi scoring well with a low kick there.
Alvado misses with a hook to the body
and Tsoi counters with a straight right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tsoi. That's going to slow Alvado down.
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!
That kick from Tsoi tenderised Alvado's leg. Alvado is trying to keep his angry face on.
Tsoi connects with a looping right hand.
Alvado just misses with a punch to the body.
A left lands for Tsoi.
Alvado cracks Tsoi with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Alvado tries to land a front kick but Tsoi steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Tsoi throws a hook to the side of Alvado's head but Alvado sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tsoi misses with a lunging right hand
and Tsoi takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Alvado on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tsoi. Tsoi obviously looking to wear him down.
Tsoi misses with a shot to the body
enabling Alvado to counter with a crisp jab.
Alvado takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Viktor Tsoi dominated that fourth round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Alvado on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Tsoi moves out of range as Alvado throws a body kick.
Tsoi cracks Alvado with a good jab.
Tsoi lands a nice shot that snaps Alvado's head back.
Tsoi pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Alvado appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Alvado takes one to the chin there.
Tsoi wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Alvado wants to clinch up but Tsoi keeps it at a distance.
Tsoi moves out of range of the strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Alvado takes one to the chin there.
Tsoi 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.
Alvado slips a jab from Tsoi.
Alvado throws a body shot but no joy.
Tsoi blocks a head kick by Alvado.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Alvado has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tsoi.
Tsoi thuds his shin into the meat of Alvado's side.
Tsoi bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi lands with a hook. Alvado tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Tsoi finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Tsoi lands a jab to Alvado's midsection.
Tsoi fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Alvado looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Alvado throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Alvado ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Tsoi is looking to slow Alvado down with leg kicks.
Alvado checks a low kick from Tsoi.
Pablo Alvado has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Viktor Tsoi 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.
Alvado moves out of range of the body kick from Tsoi.
Tsoi lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Tsoi. Alvado shrugs it off though.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Alvado ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tsoi moves away.
An inside leg kick lands from Tsoi.
The fighters circling - Alvado throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tsoi fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Alvado looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Tsoi avoids the body shot from Alvado.
Tsoi swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Tsoi getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Alvado throws the kick towards the body but Tsoi avoids it.
Tsoi with a nice cross.
Tsoi scores with a nice head shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tsoi lands with a good body shot.
Alvado misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi misses with a body shot.
Tsoi scores with a jab to the body.
Alvado looks to land a right hand but Tsoi moved out of range.
Alvado misses with a few strikes there.
A lazy left from Tsoi finds it's target.
Tsoi throws a low kick but Alvado avoids it.
Tsoi cracks a nice hook into Alvado's ribs.
Alvado throws a wild body kick that Tsoi sees coming a mile off.
Tsoi lands a nice shot that snaps Alvado's head back.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi lands with a thumping leg kick.
Tsoi throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Alvado avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Alvado takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Alvado takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Tsoi stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Alvado misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi throws out a powerful jab.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tsoi.
Alvado misses with a hook
and Tsoi counters with a solid body kick.
Jab by Tsoi.
Tsoi lands with a good body shot.
Alvado throws a jab when Tsoi was well out of range.

And that's the end of the fight!
Viktor Tsoi comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Tsoi 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 Phil Schofield scores the fight 45:50
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 45:50
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Viktor Tsoi!

An out of breath Viktor Tsoi thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: EVO 308:     
Date:   Apr 05, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Boreste Bardanos and Viktor Tsoi. Bardanos's entrance music is My Kingdom Will Come. A fine choice. Tsoi comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Zvezda po Imeni Solnce kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

164 cm
33
145 lbs
21 - 8 - 2
169 cm
32
138 lbs
31 - 8 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 8 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Boreste Bardanos!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 8 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, William Gold and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bardanos displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tsoi throws out the jab.
Tsoi has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Bardanos is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Bardanos lands an overhand right.
Bardanos checks a leg kick.
Tsoi is looking to score with low kicks.
A big left from Tsoi misses.
No luck for Bardanos with that takedown attempt.
Tsoi showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Bardanos.
Tsoi throws a wild body kick that Bardanos sees coming a mile off.
Bardanos throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tsoi sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Bardanos backing away here, and Tsoi unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Tsoi thows a body kick. Bardanos tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Tsoi misses with a kick to the body

and Bardanos counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Tsoi is controlling Bardanos's posture.
Tsoi is trying to keep Bardanos in close.
Bardanos missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bardanos scoring with punches to the head and body.
Tsoi has Bardanos pulled in close to control his posture.
Bardanos throws a big elbow that misses.
Tsoi has Bardanos pulled in close to control his posture.
Bardanos not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Tsoi looking to control.

Bardanos avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Bardanos wants to control from the top but Tsoi keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Tsoi pulls Bardanos in close to his closed guard and prevents Bardanos from doing any damage or advancing position.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Tsoi being controlled here, momentarily.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Bardanos.
Tsoi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Bardanos jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A swing and a miss from Bardanos.
Bardanos looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Bardanos throws the left hand but Tsoi avoids the punch easily.
Tsoi throws a low kick but Bardanos avoids it.
Bardanos misses with a wild combination.
Tsoi loads up on a big right hand but Bardanos slips the punch.

Bardanos drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bardanos being controlled here momentarily.

Bardanos got a little sloppy there for a moment and Tsoi has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Bardanos has managed to get both his arms back between Tsoi's legs - danger averted.
Tsoi has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Bardanos is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Tsoi is pulling down on Bardanos's head to control his posture.
Bardanos passes into half guard.
Bardanos takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi is concentrating on defense, preventing Bardanos from advancing position.
Bardanos wants to take a breather but Tsoi is having none of it.
Bardanos is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Tsoi is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Bardanos is thwarting Tsoi's attempts to control the position.

Tsoi looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Tsoi has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Bardanos is working away from the top position though.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Bardanos scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Bardanos.
Tsoi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bardanos.
Tsoi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Bardanos misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Tsoi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tsoi waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Bardanos.
Bardanos shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Tsoi but Tsoi pushes him off and we're back to square one.
A big left from Tsoi misses.
Bardanos tries to score a power double leg takedown but Tsoi sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Bardanos somewhat.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Boreste Bardanos. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Bardanos shoots in and drives through. Tsoi sprawls well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bardanos scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Tsoi doesn't seem bothered though.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Tsoi swings for the body but Bardanos moves out of range.
Bardanos is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Tsoi can do to turn this around?
Bardanos swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tsoi throws a lazy body kick
and Bardanos counters with a straight right hand.
Tsoi misses with a low kick.
Horrible takedown attempt by Bardanos or perhaps it was just good defense by Tsoi, which made it look bad.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a body punch but Bardanos moves out of range.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Bardanos sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Tsoi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bardanos.
A telegraphed right hand from Tsoi misses the target.
Tsoi stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Tsoi wants it to stay on the feet.
A clash of legs there as Bardanos blocks the low kick.

Bardanos throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Tsoi tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Bardanos is in Tsoi's guard.
Bardanos postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Tsoi working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Bardanos.
Bardanos with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Tsoi controls Bardanos momentarily but Bardanos frees himself.
Bardanos wants to control from the top but Tsoi keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bardanos scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Tsoi is trying to control the position but Bardanos postures up.
Bardanos scoring with punches to the head and body.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Tsoi is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Bardanos defends well.
Bardanos trying to control the position from guard on top but Tsoi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Bardanos is really struggling to control Tsoi but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Bardanos working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Bardanos got a little sloppy there for a moment and Tsoi has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Bardanos has managed to get both his arms back between Tsoi's legs - danger averted.
Bardanos looking to pass the guard.
Tsoi is trying to hold Bardanos in close to prevent damage but Bardanos has managed to pass into half guard.
Tsoi works his way to full guard. Good work.

Tsoi looking for a guillotine here but Bardanos defends easily.
Bardanos 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.
Bardanos working some strikes from top position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bardanos loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Bardanos throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Tsoi works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Bardanos working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Tsoi's head.

Tsoi looking for a guillotine here but Bardanos defends easily.
Tsoi has control of Bardanos's left arm, preventing Bardanos from doing any damage.
Bardanos postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Tsoi holds on and takes a little breather.
Bardanos postures up and lands a big shot to Tsoi's brow.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Boreste Bardanos 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.


A swing and a miss from Bardanos.
Tsoi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bardanos shoots in but no luck this time.
Bardanos fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Tsoi takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Tsoi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bardanos manages to avoid it.
Tsoi motions for Bardanos to come forward. Tsoi throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi misses with a low kick.
Bardanos throws a right hand that Tsoi ducks under and follows up with a left that Tsoi also avoids with ease.
Tsoi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Bardanos goes for a double leg but Tsoi avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Tsoi continues to drive forward.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Boreste Bardanos. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Tsoi connects with the punch.
Bardanos avoids a kick to the body.
A little feinted left hand from Bardanos on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Bardanos shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Bardanos was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi is looking to reverse the position.
Bardanos working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bardanos takes a little break here. Tsoi wants to take advantage but he is being controlled well.
Tsoi struggling a bit here.
Bardanos trying to control the position but Tsoi is working away.
Bardanos working away.
Tsoi manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Tsoi is not content to let Bardanos control the position.
Tsoi keeping control of the leg, stopping his opponent passing to mount.
Tsoi trying to control but Bardanos postures up.

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.
Tsoi is looking to improve his position.
Tsoi wants to control but Bardanos is keeping busy.
Bardanos not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Bardanos is taking a breather. Tsoi says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.

Tsoi looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Tsoi tries to get to full guard but Bardanos has control of the leg.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi is refusing to be controlled, as Bardanos sits in half guard.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Tsoi scores with a kick to the midsection.
Tsoi tried to score with a low kick but Bardanos checks it.
Nice takedown defense from Tsoi. No joy for Bardanos on that attempt.
Bardanos looks to land a right hand but Tsoi moved out of range.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tsoi.
Tsoi missing with a left hand there. Bardanos was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Bardanos closes this distance looking for a takedown but Tsoi circles away.
A swing and a miss from Tsoi.
Bardanos appears to be looking for a counter takedown.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi lands with an uppercut that bounces Bardanos off the cage and back into range.
Tsoi throws a front kick aimed at Bardanos's knee but Bardanos avoids it well.
Nice uppercut lands for Tsoi. That snapped Bardanos's head back.
Tsoi avoids the body shot from Bardanos.
Tsoi scores with a body shot.
Tsoi cracks Bardanos with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Bardanos cracks Tsoi with a right hand to the side of the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tsoi just misses with a punch to the body.
Bardanos lands with a good body shot.
Bardanos fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
A low kick from Tsoi misses
letting Bardanos counter with a right hand.
Bardanos uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tsoi.
Bardanos cracks Tsoi with a right hand to the side of the head.
Bardanos shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Tsoi pinned against the cage. Tsoi gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
A shot to the body from Bardanos misses
and Tsoi finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Bardanos looks to land a right hand but Tsoi moved out of range.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nice defenses there by Bardanos.
Tsoi just misses with a punch to the body.
Tsoi fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Bardanos.
Tsoi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bardanos defending well as Tsoi loads up on a big left hand.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Bardanos.
Tsoi throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Bardanos sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tsoi lands a front kick.
Some bone on bone action there as Bardanos checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Bardanos wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Tsoi tries to clinch up.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut

so Bardanos counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Tsoi seems keen to control Bardanos's posture.
Bardanos scoring with punches to the head and body.
Bardanos throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Tsoi works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi is trying to keep Bardanos in close.

Bardanos got a little sloppy there for a moment and Tsoi has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Bardanos has managed to get both his arms back between Tsoi's legs - danger averted.
Bardanos trying to control the position from guard on top but Tsoi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Tsoi is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

Tsoi looking for a guillotine here but Bardanos defends easily.
Tsoi keeping moving, preventing Bardanos from controlling successfully.

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.
Tsoi controlling the position.
Tsoi controls Bardanos momentarily but Bardanos frees himself.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Bardanos checks it.
Tsoi throws the left hand but Bardanos avoids the punch easily.
Bardanos slips under a jab from Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a chopping leg kick but Bardanos manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Bardanos drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Bardanos throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Tsoi's waist but Tsoi gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Bardanos off to one side.
Tsoi swings for the body but Bardanos moves out of range.
Bardanos went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
The crowd cheers as Bardanos lands an impressive looking overhand right. Tsoi doesn't seem phased though.
Tsoi tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Bardanos is able to avoid easily.
Tsoi lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Bardanos with a nice cross.
Bardanos throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Tsoi's waist but Tsoi gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Bardanos off to one side.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Boreste Bardanos. That's going to take a lot out of him.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Bardanos crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Tsoi - the referee stops the clock and Bardanos gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Tsoi. Bardanos manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Tsoi misses with a jab to the body
letting Bardanos counter with a right hand.
Tsoi feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Bardanos's calf.
Bardanos throws a body shot but no joy.
Bardanos waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tsoi.
Tsoi throws out a counter right but Bardanos avoids it with no problem.
Bardanos throws a right and a left that Tsoi avoids nicely.
Tsoi looks to land a left hand but Bardanos moved out of range nicely.
Tsoi scores with a body shot.
Tsoi slips a jab and a cross from Bardanos.
Tsoi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bardanos manages to avoid it.
Bardanos throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Bardanos's jab looks to have found its range, popping Tsoi under the eye.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tsoi stuffs the takedown attempt from Bardanos. Bardanos gets slowly back to his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi connects with a body shot.

Bardanos feints and as Tsoi raises his hands in defense, Bardanos changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Tsoi has control of Bardanos's left arm, preventing Bardanos from doing any damage.
Bardanos wants to control from the top but Tsoi keeps moving.
Bardanos works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Tsoi is trying to maintain the position but Bardanos is very close to passing his half guard.
Bardanos lands strikes from half guard.
Bardanos missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Boreste Bardanos will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Tsoi tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bardanos was well out of range. Poor timing from Tsoi.
Bardanos throws a sloppy body shot
and Tsoi connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tsoi scores with a nice body kick.
Bardanos goes for a double leg but Tsoi avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Tsoi continues to drive forward.
Bardanos checks a low kick from Tsoi.
Bardanos was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Bardanos goes for a double leg but Tsoi avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Tsoi continues to drive forward.
Bardanos lands with a good body shot.
Tsoi lands a body shot.
A big right from Tsoi misses.
Bardanos misses with a takedown attempt - Tsoi sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Boreste Bardanos. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Tsoi throws a nice inside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi lands with a shot to the body.
Bardanos misses with the combination.
Tsoi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Nice takedown defense from Tsoi. No joy for Bardanos on that attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bardanos fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Tsoi throws a jab when Bardanos was well out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tsoi. Bardanos does a little dance to reset his feet.
Bardanos appears to be looking for a big counter.
Tsoi lands a jab to Bardanos's midsection.
Bardanos avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut. Bardanos saw that one coming.
Nice takedown defense from Tsoi. No joy for Bardanos on that attempt.
Tsoi fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Bardanos has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Bardanos 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.
Bardanos swinging wildly here.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tsoi lands a slapping body shot.
Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Bardanos.
Bardanos tries to score a power double leg takedown but Tsoi sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Bardanos somewhat.
Viktor Tsoi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Tsoi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bardanos.
A big left from Tsoi misses.
Tsoi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A quick step to the side and Bardanos tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bardanos has a takedown stuffed.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi throws a hook but Bardanos avoids it easily.
Bardanos blocks the body kick.
Tsoi throws a lazy right hand but Bardanos sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
An attempted straight right counter from Bardanos misses the target.
Tsoi wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Bardanos checks a leg kick.
Bardanos takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Tsoi looks to land a right hand but Bardanos moved out of range.
Horrible takedown attempt by Bardanos or perhaps it was just good defense by Tsoi, which made it look bad.
A nice side step and Tsoi releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bardanos takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Bardanos throws a right hand that Tsoi ducks under and follows up with a left that Tsoi also avoids with ease.
Bardanos shoots in for a takedown but Tsoi shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Tsoi pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tsoi throws a jab but it's blocked by Bardanos.
Bardanos changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Bardanos will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Tsoi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bardanos misses with a takedown attempt - Tsoi sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Tsoi throws a quick inside leg kick.
Tsoi throws an overhand right that lands on Bardanos's shoulder, as Bardanos tries to avoid the shot.
Bardanos avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

Bardanos gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Tsoi to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Tsoi is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi is continuing to stall.
Tsoi trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Tsoi tries to free his leg and advance position but Bardanos is retaining full guard.
Bardanos lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

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

And that's the end of the fight!
Viktor Tsoi comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Bardanos 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 Paul Tew scores the fight 48:47
Judge William Gold scores the fight 49:46
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Boreste Bardanos!

Our winner, Boreste Bardanos, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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RATING
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Event: EVO 303: Tsoi vs Saibot     
Date:   Mar 09, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Viktor Tsoi and Noob Saibot. Tsoi's entrance music is Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. A fine choice. Rumors backstage are that the fighters have been paid to keep it standing but we know that would never happen in MMA!

169 cm
32
138 lbs
31 - 7 - 2
168 cm
36
146 lbs
34 - 13 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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

King of Clothes
Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 7 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 34 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Noob Saibot!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Steven Brown and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Some wild striking there from Saibot.
Saibot slips under a jab from Tsoi.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Saibot! But no joy.
Tsoi throws a shot to the body.
Tsoi throws a leg kick

and Saibot counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Saibot throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Tsoi works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Tsoi has improved his flexibility recently so we will have to see if he can use that to his advantage.
Saibot trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Saibot in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Tsoi pulls Saibot in to control the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Saibot sitting in guard here, content to control.
Saibot trying to control the position from guard on top but Tsoi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Tsoi working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Saibot doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Saibot manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Saibot missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Saibot has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Saibot controls from within his opponent's guard.
Tsoi controlling the position.

Tsoi had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Saibot defends it easily.
Tsoi is trying to control the position but Saibot postures up.
Saibot working some strikes from top position.
Saibot trying to control but Tsoi is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Tsoi utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Saibot postures up in Tsoi's guard and throws a big left but Tsoi blocks it.
Saibot wants to control from the top but Tsoi keeps moving.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Saibot throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tsoi is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
A swing and a miss from Saibot.
Tsoi is looking to slow Saibot down with leg kicks.
Saibot thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tsoi tried to score with a low kick but Saibot checks it.
Saibot checks a leg kick nicely.
Tsoi misses with a body kick.
Saibot 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.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tsoi tries to land a leg kick but Saibot saw it coming and moves away.
Saibot misses the shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Saibot swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Saibot takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Saibot misses with a body shot.
Tsoi works Saibot's body with a nice hook.
Saibot is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tsoi.
Saibot misses with a straight left.
Saibot keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tsoi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Saibot.
Tsoi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tsoi misses with a leg kick.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Saibot moved away.
Tsoi throws a body punch but Saibot moves out of range.
Tsoi moves into range and connects with a jab.
Tsoi misses with a lunging right hand
and Saibot counters with a nice uppercut.
Saibot throws a jab but it's blocked by Tsoi.
Tsoi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Saibot tries for a takedown but Tsoi sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Tsoi lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Saibot getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Saibot misses with a straight left.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi takes a swing at Saibot's ribcage but misses.
Saibot throws a shot from downtown. Tsoi moves away and avoids it.
Tsoi on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Viktor Tsoi is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Saibot throws a right hand that misses
and Tsoi connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tsoi misses with a low kick.
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Saibot moved away.
Saibot checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Saibot avoids a kick to the body.
Saibot slips under a jab.
Tsoi throws a leg kick
and Saibot counters with a stiff right hand.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tsoi fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Saibot has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tsoi connects with an inside leg kick.
Saibot missing with a left hand there. Tsoi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Saibot loads up on a big right hand but Tsoi slips the punch.
Tsoi walks into a straight right hand from Saibot.
Saibot bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Saibot blocks a jab.
Saibot scores with a nice right hand.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Horrible takedown attempt by Saibot or perhaps it was just good defense by Tsoi, which made it look bad.
Viktor Tsoi is winning the standup battle so far.
Saibot on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Saibot throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Saibot ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a looping left.
Saibot throws out a counter right but Tsoi avoids it with no problem.
Tsoi wants to land a leg kick but Saibot is out of range.
Saibot misses the shot to the body.
Saibot ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.

Saibot feints and as Tsoi raises his hands in defense, Saibot changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Tsoi keeping moving, preventing Saibot from controlling successfully.
Tsoi is pulling down on Saibot's head to control his posture.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Saibot trying to control the position from guard on top but Tsoi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Tsoi utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Saibot postures up in Tsoi's guard and throws a big left but Tsoi blocks it.
Saibot trying to control but Tsoi is working from the bottom.
Saibot missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Saibot trying to control but Tsoi is working from the bottom.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Saibot throws a big shot that misses.
Saibot missing with a left hand there. Tsoi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Saibot is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Saibot moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Tsoi tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Saibot is able to avoid easily.
Saibot has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Tsoi is looking to land body kicks.
Tsoi scores with the left hand. Saibot knows he should have avoided that one.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Saibot fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
A jab from Tsoi misses.
Tsoi connects with an inside leg kick.
Tsoi misses with a straight right.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Tsoi lets loose with a powerful body kick. Saibot will feel that in the morning.
Tsoi throws a lazy uppercut
enabling Saibot to counter with a crisp jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tsoi scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Saibot throws a shot to the body.
Saibot scores with a jab.
No joy there for Saibot, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Saibot slips a jab from Tsoi.
A thudding body kick lands there by Tsoi!
Saibot with a body punch. A glancing blow.
A shot to the liver by Tsoi. Beautiful body shot.
Saibot on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Tsoi misses with a hook.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tsoi. Saibot does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tsoi pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tsoi.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Saibot swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tsoi swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Saibot doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tsoi lands a nice shot to the body.
Saibot ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Saibot misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
It looked like Tsoi wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Saibot lands a jab to the head.
Saibot lands a head shot.
Saibot fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Tsoi on the side of the head.
Tsoi throws a poor cross that misses
and Saibot counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Saibot looks to land a right hand but Tsoi moved out of range.
Tsoi steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Saibot.
Tsoi throws a lazy right hand but Saibot sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tsoi throws the kick towards the body but Saibot avoids it.
Tsoi scores with a crisp jab that stopped Saibot in his tracks.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tsoi lunges at Saibot with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Saibot's hand.
Saibot ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A slow jab from Saibot misses its intended target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Saibot at a distance.
Tsoi checks a leg kick.
Saibot ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Saibot.
Tsoi fires out a quick counter leg kick but Saibot just manages to avoid it.
Tsoi lands a lovely overhand right.

Saibot looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Noob Saibot has got the better of the ground game so far.
Saibot is keen to just control but Tsoi is a slippery customer.
Tsoi trying to control here.
Saibot passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Tsoi!
Tsoi working to try and regain half guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Saibot tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tsoi was well out of range. Poor timing from Saibot.
Tsoi misses with a left hand
and Saibot counters with a nice body shot.
Tsoi throws a front kick that sends Saibot stumbling back into the cage.
Tsoi scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Saibot tests Tsoi's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Tsoi misses with a leg kick
and Tsoi takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tsoi looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Saibot throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Saibot jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Nice straight punches there by Saibot. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Saibot.
Saibot scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Tsoi lands with a right hand.
Tsoi lands the left hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Saibot uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tsoi.
Saibot with the counter takedown but Tsoi avoids it easily.
Saibot stuns Tsoi with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tsoi is looking to slow Saibot down with leg kicks.
Tsoi takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tsoi pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Saibot misses with a hook.
Tsoi pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Saibot keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tsoi.
Tsoi takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Tsoi pivots, looking for a leg kick but Saibot is out of range and Tsoi settles back down.
Saibot avoids the body shot from Tsoi.
Saibot misses the jab.
Saibot swings away with a body shot that misses
and Tsoi counters with a nice uppercut.
Tsoi lands with an overhand left.
Nice takedown defense from Tsoi. No joy for Saibot on that attempt.
Tsoi throws a hook to the side of Saibot's head but Saibot sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Saibot throws a big shot that misses.
Tsoi swings for the body but Saibot moves out of range.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi scores with a shot to the body.
Saibot throws a hook but Tsoi avoids it easily.
Tsoi connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Saibot's hands.
Tsoi drops his hands momentarily and Saibot takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Saibot takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Tsoi lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tsoi slips a straight right by Saibot.
Saibot looks to throw the jab but Tsoi is out of range.
Saibot's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tsoi wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Saibot throws a jab but it's blocked by Tsoi.
A swing and a miss from Saibot.
Tsoi sizes up Saibot with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Tsoi slips under a jab.
Tsoi throws a chopping leg kick but Saibot manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tsoi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Saibot.
Saibot keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tsoi.
Saibot throws a right and a left that Tsoi avoids nicely.
Saibot is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tsoi.
Tsoi throws the left hand but Saibot avoids the punch easily.
Saibot throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A little feinted left hand from Tsoi on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tsoi fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Saibot.
Saibot lands a two punch combo.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi lands a lovely overhand right.
A jab lands there for Tsoi.
An inside leg kick from Tsoi misses.
Tsoi throws a chopping leg kick but Saibot manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A slow jab from Tsoi misses its intended target.
Saibot misses with a series of wild punches.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Tsoi.
Tsoi connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Tsoi smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Saibot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Saibot. Tsoi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tsoi staying out of range there.
Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Saibot.
Tsoi throws a low kick but Saibot avoids it.
Tsoi looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi misses with a looping left.
Tsoi moves out of range of the strikes.
Saibot moves out of range of the body kick from Tsoi.
A looping hook to the body misses from Saibot. Tsoi does a little dance to reset his feet.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Saibot throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Tsoi on the side of the head.

Saibot gets a takedown into half guard.
Saibot throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Tsoi trying to control here.
Tsoi is looking to improve his position.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Viktor Tsoi did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!



Saibot closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Tsoi's guard.
Saibot trying to control but Tsoi is working from the bottom.

Tsoi is looking for a triangle but Saibot pushes his legs off easily.
Tsoi has Saibot pulled in close to control his posture.
Tsoi not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Saibot wants to control from the top but Tsoi keeps moving.

Tsoi throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Saibot escapes and throws Tsoi's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Tsoi manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Saibot is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Saibot has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Tsoi is working away from the top position though.

Saibot looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

Saibot looking for submissions off his back.

Saibot actively working from the bottom here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Tsoi wants to control but Saibot is keeping him busy.
Tsoi wants to pass to mount but Saibot is defending the position.
Saibot wants to control but Tsoi is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Tsoi sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Saibot moves into full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Tsoi avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Tsoi sitting in guard, not really doing much.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Tsoi trying to control the position from guard on top but Saibot is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Saibot throws a shot from downtown. Tsoi moves away and avoids it.
Tsoi connects with a nice looking jab.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tsoi. That's going to slow Saibot down.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Saibot finds it's way round the side to connect with Tsoi's head.
Tsoi is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Saibot.
The crowd cheers as Saibot lands an impressive looking overhand right. Tsoi doesn't seem phased though.
A clash of legs there as Saibot blocks the low kick.
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Saibot misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tsoi.
Saibot misses with a wild body shot.
Saibot ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
A swing and a miss from Saibot.
Saibot throws a lazy right hand but Tsoi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tsoi feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Tsoi lands with a thumping leg kick.
Tsoi walks into a stiff left hand from Saibot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Saibot takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Saibot slips a jab from Tsoi.
Tsoi scores with a leg kick.
Nice body kick from Tsoi.
Saibot scores with a jab. Tsoi acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Saibot throws a lazy right hand but Tsoi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Noob Saibot dominated that fourth round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


Tsoi scores with a nice head shot.
Tsoi looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Saibot connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Tsoi throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Saibot sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A clash of legs there as Saibot blocks the low kick.
A little jabbing left from Saibot on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Saibot throws a big shot that misses.
Tsoi shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Tsoi wants to slow Saibot down by chopping away at his legs.
Tsoi looks to throw the jab but Saibot is out of range.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Saibot sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Saibot lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Tsoi works the jab nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tsoi scores with a shot to the body.
Tsoi takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Tsoi doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A big left from Tsoi misses.
Saibot just misses with a punch to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Saibot 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 left lands for Saibot.
Tsoi cracks Saibot with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Tsoi tests Saibot's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Saibot jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Good leg kick by Tsoi there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Saibot uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tsoi.
Saibot throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tsoi takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Saibot missing with a left hand there. Tsoi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tsoi appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Saibot takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Nice defenses there by Tsoi.
Tsoi connects with the punch.
Saibot drops his hands momentarily and Tsoi takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Tsoi throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Saibot scores with a punch to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Saibot looks to land a combination but Tsoi avoids it well.
Viktor Tsoi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Saibot throws a big shot that misses.
Saibot uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tsoi.
It seemed like Saibot was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Tsoi showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Saibot.
Saibot moves out of range of the leg kick from Tsoi.
Tsoi misses the jab.
Tsoi slips a jab from Saibot.
Tsoi throws a leg kick which misses Saibot's front leg but catches the back leg as Saibot tries to avoid it.
Tsoi catches Saibot with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Tsoi scores with a crisp jab that stopped Saibot in his tracks.
Saibot moves into range and connects with a jab.
Tsoi lands a jab to the nose.
Saibot uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.
Tsoi dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Saibot. That did some damage!
A looping hook to the body misses from Tsoi. Saibot does a little dance to reset his feet.
Saibot just misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Saibot lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Saibot scores with a jab to the body.
Tsoi is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Tsoi tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Saibot is able to avoid easily.
Saibot throws a hook but Tsoi blocks it.
Tsoi throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Tsoi throws a right hand that misses
and Saibot counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Tsoi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Saibot just misses with a punch to the body.
Tsoi throws a poor cross that misses
and Saibot counters with a straight right hand.
Saibot throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Saibot checks a leg kick.
Saibot works Tsoi's body with a nice hook.
Saibot bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Tsoi attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Saibot connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Saibot loads up on a big right hand but Tsoi slips the punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi jabs at Saibot's body.
Tsoi digs a good body shot into Saibot's ribs.
Tsoi avoids the body shot from Saibot.
Saibot ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tsoi moves away.
Saibot staying out of range there.
Tsoi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Saibot moves away.
A countering left hand to the body from Saibot misses.
Saibot takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Saibot takes one to the side of the head.
Tsoi lands a nice shot to the body.
Saibot is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Saibot ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Saibot keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Saibot pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tsoi tried to counter with a leg kick but Saibot avoided it.
Tsoi closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tsoi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Saibot.
Tsoi moves out of range of the strikes.
Tsoi cracks Saibot with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Tsoi throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.

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 Viktor Tsoi.
I think Saibot 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 Andrew Berry scores the fight 47:48
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 47:48
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Noob Saibot!

A very excited looking Noob Saibot made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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Event: EVO 299:Juggernaut vs Joestar     
Date:   Feb 17, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Boreste Bardanos and Viktor Tsoi. Bardanos comes to the cage accompanied by My Kingdom Will Come. The crowd seem to be enjoying Tsoi's choice of entrance music: Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. Viktor Tsoi has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Boreste Bardanos's chin.

164 cm
32
145 lbs
20 - 6 - 1
169 cm
32
138 lbs
31 - 7 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Boreste Bardanos!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, William Gold and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tsoi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Bardanos checks it.
A shot to the liver by Bardanos. Beautiful body shot.
Bardanos slips under a jab.
Bardanos throws a lazy uppercut
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Bardanos misses with a looping right.
Bardanos lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Tsoi connects with a leg kick. Bardanos looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Tsoi's coach down at Keyboard Warriors was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Tsoi's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Tsoi moves out of range as Bardanos strikes.
Tsoi throws a body punch but Bardanos moves out of range.
Bardanos lands a nice hook to Tsoi's body. Tsoi takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Bardanos misses with a lunging right hand
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Bardanos misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tsoi.
Tsoi uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Bardanos has time to react.
Tsoi slips under a jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A good leg kick by Tsoi.
Bardanos misses with a straight right.
Tsoi lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Bardanos at a distance.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tsoi slips a jab from Bardanos.
Tsoi moves out of range of the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a lazy body kick
and Bardanos counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Tsoi misses the jab.
Tsoi pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tsoi misses with a body shot
and Bardanos connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tsoi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bardanos.
Bardanos bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Tsoi's head.
Tsoi fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Bardanos on the side of the head.
Bardanos bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Bardanos misses with an uppercut. Tsoi saw that one coming.
Bardanos misses with a straight right.
Tsoi moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Viktor Tsoi is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Bardanos is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tsoi.
Tsoi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tsoi is looking to chop away at Bardanos's legs.
Tsoi throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tsoi chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tsoi swings for the body but Bardanos moves out of range.
Bardanos is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Tsoi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bardanos.
Tsoi throws out a counter right but Bardanos avoids it with no problem.
The fighters circling - Tsoi throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi stuffs the takedown.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tsoi.
Tsoi connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Bardanos lands with an uppercut that bounces Tsoi off the cage and back into range.
Bardanos ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Bardanos fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
Bardanos slips a jab from Tsoi.
Tsoi cracks the inside of Bardanos's front leg.
Bardanos looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Tsoi looks to land a left hand but Bardanos moved out of range nicely.
Tsoi blocks a jab.
That kick from Tsoi tenderised Bardanos's leg. Bardanos is trying to keep his angry face on.

Bardanos closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Bardanos prevents Tsoi from improving his position.
Tsoi is trying to control but can't.
Tsoi is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi is trying to maintain the position but Bardanos is very close to passing his half guard.
Bardanos is taking a breather. Tsoi says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Tsoi wants to control but Bardanos is keeping busy.
Tsoi controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Bardanos not doing much here.

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.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Tsoi lands with a thumping leg kick.
Bardanos pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Tsoi back to the cage. Bardanos follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tsoi 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 Bardanos has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Bardanos and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Tsoi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Nice jab there from Tsoi.
Bardanos looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Tsoi connects with a looping right hand.
Tsoi lands a jab.
Tsoi throws a leg kick
and Bardanos counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Tsoi swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Tsoi misses with a right hand
and Bardanos counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a body punch but Bardanos moves out of range.
Tsoi chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Tsoi throws a right hand that misses
and Tsoi takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tsoi pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nice shot lands for Tsoi.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Viktor Tsoi will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


A slapping leg kick lands for Tsoi.
Tsoi looks to land a left hand but Bardanos moved out of range nicely.
Bardanos takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Bardanos throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tsoi thinks about the counter body kick.
Tsoi waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Bardanos.
Bardanos misses the shot to the body.
The fighters circling - Bardanos throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Bardanos rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Tsoi counters with a good low kick that Bardanos was not able to check.
Tsoi looks to score with a jab to the body but Bardanos is just out of range.
Tsoi is looking to slow Bardanos down with leg kicks.
Tsoi lands with a thumping leg kick.
Bardanos keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Bardanos was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Tsoi misses with a left hand
and Tsoi takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bardanos misses with a takedown attempt - Tsoi sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Tsoi lands a lovely overhand right.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Bardanos was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Tsoi scores with a push kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Tsoi throws a big shot that misses.
Decent striking displayed by Bardanos there.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Tsoi lands with a cross.
Bardanos bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Tsoi's head.
Bardanos walks into a stiff left hand from Tsoi.
Bardanos uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tsoi.
Bardanos throws the left hand but Tsoi avoids the punch easily.
Bardanos misses with a takedown attempt - Tsoi sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Tsoi throws a body kick that misses.
Tsoi looks to throw the jab but Bardanos is out of range.
Bardanos lands with an overhand left.
Tsoi throws a jab but it's blocked by Bardanos.
Tsoi fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Bardanos has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Bardanos takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Tsoi throws a nice inside leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bardanos swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi scores with a nice head shot.
Tsoi misses with a straight left.
Tsoi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Bardanos.
Tsoi misses with a right hand
and Bardanos counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Bardanos checks a leg kick.
A good leg kick by Tsoi.
Tsoi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bardanos.
Nice defenses there by Tsoi.
Tsoi takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Bardanos looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Tsoi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bardanos moves away.

Bardanos throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Tsoi was covering up waiting for the punch and Bardanos finishes the takedown easily into guard.
Tsoi preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bardanos is fighting to break Tsoi's control of his arms but Tsoi is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Tsoi trying to keep a closed guard but Bardanos is proving a slippery customer.
Bardanos wants to pass the guard but Tsoi is keeping the position.
Tsoi seems keen to control Bardanos's posture.
Tsoi is trying to keep Bardanos in close.

Tsoi has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Bardanos can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Tsoi pulls Bardanos in close to prevent any damage.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Bardanos sizes up Tsoi with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Bardanos staying out of range there.
Bardanos lands a jab to the head.
Bardanos throws a body punch but Tsoi moves out of range.
A swing and a miss from Tsoi.
Tsoi throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tsoi throws a low kick but it's checked well by Bardanos.
Tsoi finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Bardanos scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
A thudding body kick lands there by Tsoi!
Tsoi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bardanos.
Tsoi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi slips a jab and a cross from Bardanos.
Tsoi misses with a lunging right hand
and Tsoi takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Bardanos ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Bardanos throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Bardanos wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Tsoi scores with a push kick.
Bardanos takes one to the chin there.
Bardanos is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Tsoi is looking to slow Bardanos down with leg kicks.
Bardanos throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi lands with a cross.
Tsoi lands a head shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tsoi throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Tsoi throws a hook but Bardanos blocks it.
Bardanos lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Tsoi circles away quickly and effectively.
A combination from Bardanos does no damage.
Good work by Bardanos as he checks the leg kick.
Tsoi looks to land a right hand but Bardanos moved out of range.
Nice sprawl there from Tsoi as Bardanos shoots in.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Bardanos shoots in and gets a takedown into Tsoi's guard.
Tsoi looking to control.
Bardanos working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Tsoi controlling the position.
Bardanos throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Tsoi works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Tsoi has his hands on Bardanos's head, controlling the position.
Bardanos content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Tsoi is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Tsoi utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi keeping moving, preventing Bardanos from controlling successfully.
Bardanos is fighting to break Tsoi's control of his arms but Tsoi is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Bardanos throws a body shot but no joy.
Tsoi misses with a hook. Bardanos ducked under it nicely.
Bardanos looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Bardanos looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Nice defenses there by Bardanos.
Tsoi stuffs the takedown attempt from Bardanos. Bardanos gets slowly back to his feet.
Bardanos throws a lazy right hand but Tsoi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tsoi scores with a kick to the midsection.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bardanos defending well as Tsoi loads up on a big left hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Good work by Bardanos as he checks the leg kick.
Bardanos misses with a body shot.
Bardanos scores with a hook to the body. Tsoi takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Tsoi throws a hook to the side of Bardanos's head but Bardanos sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Bardanos scores with a hook.
Tsoi lands a nice looking body shot.
Tsoi moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

Bardanos fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Tsoi to the ground. Bardanos is now in Tsoi's guard.
Tsoi looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Bardanos loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Tsoi is trying to control the position but Bardanos postures up.
Bardanos trying to control but Tsoi is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi is trying to control the position but Bardanos postures up.
Bardanos wants to control from the top but Tsoi keeps moving.
Bardanos 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.
Tsoi pulls Bardanos in to control the position.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Tsoi works Bardanos's body with a nice hook.
Bardanos takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A big left from Bardanos misses.
Tsoi misses with a body kick.
Bardanos lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Bardanos blocks a jab.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Boreste Bardanos did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Tsoi throws a looping overhand right but Bardanos ducks down to avoid it.
Tsoi looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

Bardanos drives through with a takedown into Tsoi's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Tsoi looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Bardanos is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Tsoi not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Boreste Bardanos overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi keeping moving, preventing Bardanos from controlling successfully.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Bardanos controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi keeping moving, preventing Bardanos from controlling successfully.
Tsoi managing to control the position.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Bardanos wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Tsoi feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Bardanos's calf.
Tsoi throws a nice outside leg kick.
Tsoi throws a shot from downtown. Bardanos moves away and avoids it.
Tsoi misses with a hook. Bardanos ducked under it nicely.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Tsoi.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Bardanos is defended easily by Tsoi.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi works Bardanos's body with a nice hook.
Tsoi wants to slow Bardanos down by chopping away at his legs.
Tsoi misses with a lunging right hand
and Bardanos counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Bardanos throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi throws a looping overhand right but Bardanos ducks down to avoid it.
Bardanos slips under a jab from Tsoi.
Bardanos uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a leg kick.
Tsoi has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
A clash of legs there as Bardanos blocks the low kick.
Tsoi takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A big right from Bardanos misses.
Bardanos throws a body punch but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tsoi takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bardanos takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Bardanos cracks Tsoi with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
A decent looking cross lands there for Tsoi.
Bardanos digs a good hook to Tsoi's body.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tsoi.
Tsoi cracks Bardanos with a right hand to the side of the head.
Tsoi changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Tsoi throws out a leg kick but Bardanos moves out of range and Tsoi only half commits.
Tsoi avoids the body shot from Bardanos.
Tsoi misses with a hook.

Bardanos scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tsoi tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Bardanos wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Tsoi wants to control but Bardanos postures up.
Tsoi is looking to regain half guard here but Bardanos keeps moving and retains side control.
Bardanos wants to control but Tsoi is keeping him busy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Both fighters take a look at the clock.

Bardanos tries for a kimura but Tsoi is defending well.
Bardanos grinds an elbow into Tsoi's temple.
You can see the frustration on Tsoi's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Boreste Bardanos 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!


Bardanos has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Bardanos misses with an uppercut.
Tsoi swings widly with a right hand
enabling Bardanos to counter with a crisp jab.
Tsoi takes a swing at Bardanos's ribcage but misses.
Tsoi has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Bardanos fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Tsoi misses with a kick to the body.
Tsoi slips a jab and a cross from Bardanos.
Bardanos moves into range and connects with a jab.
Bardanos ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tsoi moves away.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tsoi! But no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi lands with a cross.
Bardanos staying out of range there.
Bardanos checks a leg kick nicely.
Bardanos slips a jab and a cross from Tsoi.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tsoi fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Bardanos checks it well.
Bardanos was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a body shot but no joy.
Tsoi ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Bardanos throws out a powerful jab.
Bardanos waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tsoi.
Tsoi walks into a straight right hand from Bardanos.
Tsoi takes one on the button.
Tsoi chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A combination from Bardanos does no damage.
Bardanos needs to keep his hands up - Tsoi had a free shot at his head there.
Bardanos scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Bardanos blocks a jab.
Bardanos moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Bardanos misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tsoi.
Tsoi lands with a right hand.
Bardanos swings widly with a right hand
and Tsoi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Tsoi throws a body punch but Bardanos moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bardanos throws a hook but Tsoi avoids it easily.
Bardanos steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.
Tsoi pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Sloppy strikes from Bardanos. Those never looked like landing.
Bardanos waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tsoi.
A big left from Bardanos misses.
Tsoi steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Bardanos.
Tsoi takes a swing at Bardanos's ribcage but misses.
Tsoi looks to land a left hand but Bardanos moved out of range nicely.
Good shot there by Bardanos.
Tsoi swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Tsoi misses with a low kick.
Tsoi tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bardanos was well out of range. Poor timing from Tsoi.
Bardanos swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Bardanos cracks Tsoi with a right hand to the side of the head.
A telegraphed right hand from Tsoi misses the target.
Tsoi moves into range and connects with a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi slips under a jab from Bardanos.
Bardanos checks a leg kick nicely.
Bardanos throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tsoi sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tsoi throws a hook but Bardanos blocks it.
Bardanos swings for the body but Tsoi moves out of range.
Bardanos looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Tsoi steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Bardanos.
Tsoi throws a predictable looking body shot
and Bardanos counters with a straight right hand.
Bardanos tries to bum rush Tsoi with a series of wild strikes but Tsoi uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Tsoi punishes Bardanos's body with a nice straight punch.
Bardanos throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tsoi waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Bardanos.
Tsoi lets loose with a powerful body kick. Bardanos will feel that in the morning.
Tsoi cracks the inside of Bardanos's front leg.
Bardanos misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Tsoi scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Bardanos doesn't seem bothered though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bardanos connects with a single shot there.
A slow jab from Bardanos misses its intended target.
Tsoi throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tsoi dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Bardanos. That did some damage!
Bardanos throws an off balance right hand
and Tsoi counters with a straight right hand.
Tsoi needs to keep his hands up - Bardanos had a free shot at his head there.
Bardanos displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tsoi throws out the jab.
Bardanos slips under a jab.
Tsoi takes a swing at Bardanos's ribcage but misses.
Bardanos scores with a crisp jab that stopped Tsoi in his tracks.
Bardanos shoots in and drives through. Tsoi sprawls well.
Tsoi smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Bardanos keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tsoi.
A big left from Bardanos misses.
Tsoi motions for Bardanos to come forward. Tsoi throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Bardanos moves out of range as Tsoi throws a body 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 Boreste Bardanos.
I think Bardanos 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 James Atkins scores the fight 48:48
Judge William Gold scores the fight 47:49
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 49:47

The fight is ruled a draw!

Boreste Bardanos retains his title. It's always disappointing when a championship fight ends as a draw but that's what happens when you leave the fight in the judges hands!
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Event: EVO 294     
Date:   Jan 28, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Viktor Tsoi and Ode Jokinen. Tsoi comes to the cage accompanied by Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. On his way into the cage it seems that Viktor Tsoi has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Viktor Tsoi seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

169 cm
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138 lbs
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163 cm
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144 lbs
28 - 16 - 4
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 16 losses and 4 draws, fighting out of London, Ode Jokinen!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Donald Grub and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tsoi throws a body punch but Jokinen moves out of range.
Tsoi fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Jokinen.
Jokinen fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
Jokinen throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Tsoi stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Tsoi feints and then cracks Jokinen's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jokinen down.
Jokinen misses with a looping right.
Tsoi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jokinen.
As Jokinen backs away, Tsoi returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Tsoi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi blocks a jab.
Tsoi with a hook.
Jokinen slips a straight right by Tsoi.
Jokinen lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Tsoi is looking to slow Jokinen down with leg kicks.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jokinen takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Tsoi connects with an inside leg kick.
Jokinen dives in for a single leg takedown but Tsoi sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Jokinen takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Tsoi waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jokinen.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi feints and then cracks Jokinen's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jokinen down.
Tsoi cracks Jokinen with a right hand to the side of the head.
Tsoi tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi throws a body punch but Jokinen moves out of range.
Jokinen only half commits to the counter leg kick.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Jokinen has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Tsoi bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Jokinen's head.
Jokinen walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tsoi checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Tsoi misses with a straight right.
Jokinen works the jab nicely.
Tsoi checks a leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jokinen. That's going to slow Tsoi down.
Tsoi throws a leg kick that misses.
Tsoi swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Jokinen.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tsoi. Jokinen does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tsoi slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jokinen shoots in but no luck this time.
Jokinen uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.
No joy there for Tsoi, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Jokinen only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Viktor Tsoi is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen moves away from the strike by Tsoi.
Jokinen slips a straight right by Tsoi.
Jokinen throws a fast counter high kick but Tsoi manages to duck under it in time.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jokinen.
Tsoi moves in looking to clinch but Jokinen pushes him off.
Tsoi keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Viktor Tsoi has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ode Jokinen.
Tsoi scores with the left hand. Jokinen knows he should have avoided that one.
Tsoi punishes Jokinen's body with a nice straight punch.
Jokinen fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Tsoi on the side of the head.
Tsoi connects with a single shot there.
Jokinen avoids the body shot from Tsoi.
Tsoi backing away here, and Jokinen unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Tsoi throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Jokinen walks into a straight right hand from Tsoi.
Tsoi fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Jokinen.
Jokinen swings away with a leg kick that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Nice uppercut lands for Tsoi. That snapped Jokinen's head back.
Jokinen wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Tsoi. Jokinen shrugs it off though.
Tsoi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

Tsoi drives through with a takedown into Jokinen's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Tsoi stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Jokinen swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Tsoi controlling from the top position.
Tsoi has improved his flexibility recently so we will have to see if he can use that to his advantage.
Jokinen working a defensive guard here.

Jokinen looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Tsoi passes into half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi works his foot free and advances to mount.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jokinen can't escape the position.
Tsoi wants to take his opponent's back but he's not managed it.
Tsoi cracks Jokinen with a nasty head shot there - the crowd let out an audible gasp there, as the noise reverberated around the arena.
Jokinen holding onto his opponent's waist for dear life, as Tsoi tries to land some strikes to get him to release his grip.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Viktor Tsoi 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.


Jokinen listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Jokinen is looking to slow Tsoi down with leg kicks.
Tsoi looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Tsoi throws a leg kick
and Jokinen counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tsoi. That's going to slow Jokinen down.
Jokinen bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jokinen moves out of range as Tsoi strikes.
Jokinen keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tsoi.
Jokinen throws a head kick but Tsoi moves out of range.
Jokinen steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi throws a hook but Jokinen blocks it.
Tsoi throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Jokinen counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut. Jokinen saw that one coming.
Viktor Tsoi is winning the standup battle so far.
Jokinen throws a right hand that Tsoi ducks under and follows up with a left that Tsoi also avoids with ease.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jokinen throws a lazy right hand but Tsoi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jokinen uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tsoi.
Jokinen looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tsoi.
Jokinen connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Jokinen 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 attempted straight right counter from Tsoi misses the target.
Jokinen moves forwards but Tsoi connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Jokinen walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Jokinen fails to land the takedown.
Tsoi on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Tsoi works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Jokinen has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tsoi.
Tsoi works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jokinen tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Tsoi defends well and Jokinen ends up having to push Tsoi into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Tsoi is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Jokinen can do to turn this around?
Jokinen avoids a low kick by using good footwork.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Jokinen.
Tsoi digs a good body shot into Jokinen's ribs.
Jokinen ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tsoi misses with a straight right.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi lands a slapping body shot.
Jokinen misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tsoi.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jokinen.
Jokinen thumps Tsoi with a low kick.
Tsoi has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Tsoi there as he acknowledges the shot.
Jokinen checks a leg kick nicely.
Jokinen walks into a jab.
Tsoi jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Tsoi misses with a leg kick.
Tsoi throws a hook but Jokinen blocks it.
Jokinen was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Jokinen tries to land a body kick
and Tsoi counters with a nice body shot.
Jokinen's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi blocks a leg kick.
Tsoi buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Tsoi smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Tsoi ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tsoi ducks right into an uppercut from Jokinen.
Tsoi throws a nice inside leg kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jokinen.
Tsoi throws a leg kick that is checked

and Jokinen counters with a takedown into side control.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tsoi manages to work his way to half guard, despite Jokinen's best efforts.
Jokinen is thwarting Tsoi's attempts to control the position.
Jokinen thows a huge punch but Tsoi dodges it nicely.
Tsoi tries to get to full guard but Jokinen has control of the leg.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen works his way into side control.
Jokinen just content to control the position.
Jokinen lands some shots froms side control.
Jokinen working the ground and pound.
Jokinen scoring with punches and elbows.
Tsoi is trying to improve his position.
Jokinen lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Tsoi down.
Tsoi avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Jokinen.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jokinen misses with a body punch
and Tsoi counters with a good low kick that Jokinen was not able to check.
Jokinen listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Jokinen misses with a hook.
Jokinen throws a solid leg kick but Tsoi takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Jokinen.
Jokinen tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tsoi fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Jokinen on the side of the head.
Jokinen shoots in but Tsoi avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Jokinen shoots in looking for a takedown. Tsoi tries to sprawl out of it but Jokinen keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Tsoi manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jokinen fails with the takedown
and Jokinen takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Viktor Tsoi has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ode Jokinen.
Tsoi misses with a hook.
Tsoi fails in his attempt to clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a hook but Jokinen avoids it easily.
A lazy left from Tsoi finds it's target.
Jokinen throws a body shot but no joy.
Jokinen uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tsoi.
Jokinen checks a low kick from Tsoi.
Jokinen scores with a jab. Tsoi acknowledges it with a nod of the head.

Jokinen gets the takedown into side control.
Tsoi tries to improve position but can't.
Jokinen wants to lay and pray for a moment but Tsoi keeps working.
Jokinen in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Tsoi is trying to control Jokinen's posture but Jokinen avoids it.
Tsoi is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Jokinen off and has taken his back!
Ode Jokinen has got the better of the ground game so far.

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!
Tsoi trying desperately to keep hold of the dominant position.
Jokinen tries to escape the position - he's now mounted. Is that better or worse? Hard to tell!
Jokinen can't escape the position.
Jokinen avoids a series of strikes thrown by Tsoi.
Jokinen is trying to escape the mount.
Tsoi looking to control but Jokinen is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Tsoi with some aggressive grappling here, looking for the finish.
Jokinen wants to hold on but Tsoi pushes him away.
Jokinen is desperately trying to improve his position but Tsoi has a good base and remains in mount.
Jokinen keeps trying to improve his position.
Jokinen gets back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen is trying to get back to full guard.
Jokinen trying to control here.
Tsoi works his way into side control.
Jokinen tries to bench press Tsoi off him but Tsoi keeps the position.
Tsoi landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
Tsoi has knee on belly and now moves to full mount! Trouble for Jokinen!
Jokinen is trying to escape the mount.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi throws a nice outside leg kick.
Jokinen misses with an uppercut
and Tsoi counters with a one-two to the body.
Good shot there by Tsoi.
Jokinen misses with a takedown attempt - Tsoi sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Tsoi lands a glancing blow to the side of Jokinen's head.
Jokinen fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Jokinen walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Jokinen tries to score with a low kick but Tsoi moves his leg out of the way.
Tsoi jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jokinen swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Jokinen throws the kick towards the body but Tsoi avoids it.
Tsoi misses the jab.
Tsoi looks to throw the jab but Jokinen is out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jokinen on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tsoi. Tsoi obviously looking to wear him down.
Tsoi connects with a single shot there.
Tsoi lands with a right hand.
Jokinen uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Jokinen throws a leg kick but Tsoi sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Tsoi blocks a low kick nicely.
Tsoi feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Tsoi misses with a jab to the body
and Jokinen counters with a right hand to the body.
Jokinen fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Tsoi has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Jokinen moves out of range of the strikes.
Jokinen delivers a nice body kick.
Tsoi fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Tsoi scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Jokinen blocks a jab.
Jokinen is trying to counter with his kicks.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tsoi.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jokinen checks a leg kick nicely.
Tsoi throws a low kick but Jokinen moves out of range easily.
Tsoi scores with a hook.
Jokinen ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Jokinen displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tsoi throws out the jab.
Jokinen flicks out a counter leg kick but Tsoi steps away.
Jokinen ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Jokinen connects with a solid leg kick.
Tsoi with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Jokinen throws a push kick but Tsoi slaps the foot to one side.
Tsoi feints and then cracks Jokinen's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jokinen down.
Jokinen moves out of range as Tsoi strikes.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Jokinen sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Jokinen connects with a right hand. Tsoi shakes it off.
Tsoi slips under a jab from Jokinen.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen misses with a wild body shot.
Jokinen chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tsoi can pounce on him.
Tsoi scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Jokinen fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Tsoi checks a low kick from Jokinen.
It looked like Tsoi wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Jokinen fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tsoi looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut.
Jokinen thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tsoi throws an overhand right that lands on Jokinen's shoulder, as Jokinen tries to avoid the shot.
Tsoi waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jokinen.
Jokinen throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tsoi sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tsoi throwing a counter right hand but Jokinen manages to avoid it.
Tsoi dodges the punch combination from Jokinen.
Jokinen throws a leg kick
and Tsoi connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tsoi misses with a hook. Jokinen ducked under it nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen misses with a body shot
and Tsoi counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Jokinen lands a head shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Jokinen is defended easily by Tsoi.
Jokinen is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Jokinen shoots in looking for a takedown but Tsoi manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Jokinen's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Tsoi throwing a counter right hand but Jokinen manages to avoid it.
Viktor Tsoi has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ode Jokinen.
Good leg kick by Tsoi there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tsoi moves out of range of the strikes.
Tsoi fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Jokinen on the side of the head.
Jokinen looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Tsoi is fending him off so far but Jokinen persists. Nope, Tsoi circles away and we're back to standing.
Tsoi misses with a kick to the body.

Tsoi tries to sprawl but Jokinen drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Jokinen takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Jokinen misses with a head shot. Tsoi uses the momentum to regain guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Viktor Tsoi had his way with Ode Jokinen 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. This is the final round!


Tsoi misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Jokinen counters with a stiff right hand.
Jokinen misses with the combination.
Tsoi throws a jab but it's blocked by Jokinen.
Jokinen throws a head kick that misses
and Tsoi counters with a thumping low kick.
Tsoi 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.
Tsoi lands with a thumping leg kick.
Jokinen takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Jokinen keeps the fight on the outside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Jokinen works Tsoi's body with a nice hook.
Jokinen shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Tsoi as he avoids it easily.
A little feinted left hand from Tsoi on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Jokinen throws a poor cross that misses
and Tsoi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Jokinen fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Tsoi has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jokinen takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Tsoi swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Jokinen lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Jokinen throws a leg kick which misses Tsoi's front leg but catches the back leg as Tsoi tries to avoid it.
Jokinen throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Tsoi counters with a slapping leg kick.
Tsoi looks to land a left hand but Jokinen moved out of range nicely.
Jokinen is looking for the big counter here.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.
Jokinen looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tsoi has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jokinen.
Tsoi throws an overhand right that lands on Jokinen's shoulder, as Jokinen tries to avoid the shot.
Jokinen is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Tsoi with a body shot.
Tsoi lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Tsoi thumps Jokinen with a low kick.
Jokinen's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Tsoi connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Jokinen scrambles back to his feet.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Tsoi checks a leg kick.
Tsoi feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Tsoi scoring well with a low kick there.
Viktor Tsoi is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A little jabbing left from Jokinen on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Tsoi throws a leg kick that is checked
and Jokinen counters with a lovely straight right hand!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tsoi lands with a hook. Jokinen tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Tsoi swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Jokinen ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Jokinen misses with a hook. Tsoi ducked under it nicely.
Jokinen displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tsoi throws out the jab.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tsoi.
Jokinen scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tsoi looks to throw the jab but Jokinen is out of range.
Tsoi bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Jokinen's head backwards.
Tsoi avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Jokinen throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jokinen on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tsoi. Tsoi obviously looking to wear him down.
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Jokinen.
Ode Jokinen has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi motions for Jokinen to come forward. Tsoi throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Jokinen.
Jokinen throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Tsoi - that will leave a mark!
Tsoi fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Jokinen walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
A punch combination from Jokinen misses.
Tsoi keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Tsoi throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Jokinen on the side of the head.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tsoi.
Jokinen takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Jokinen misses with a low kick as Tsoi jumps back.
Jokinen shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Jokinen on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tsoi. Tsoi obviously looking to wear him down.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Tsoi.
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!
Tsoi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jokinen manages to avoid it.
Tsoi throws a leg kick which misses Jokinen's front leg but catches the back leg as Jokinen tries to avoid it.
Jokinen has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Tsoi finds it's way round the side to connect with Jokinen's head.
Jokinen cracks Tsoi with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Tsoi is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Tsoi stuffs the takedown.
Jokinen throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tsoi.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tsoi. That's going to slow Jokinen down.
Jokinen shoots for a takedown but Tsoi saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Viktor Tsoi has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ode Jokinen.
Jokinen is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Jokinen misses with a leg kick.
Jokinen gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Tsoi lands a nice looking body shot.
Jokinen takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

And that's the end of the fight!
Viktor Tsoi showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Tsoi 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 Andrew Berry scores the fight 50:46
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 50:45
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Viktor Tsoi!

A relieved looking Viktor Tsoi thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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Event: EVO 185 Olympics Finals     
Date:   Dec 29, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Viktor Tsoi and Tony Ramos . Tsoi comes to the cage accompanied by Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

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31
138 lbs
29 - 7 - 1
175 cm
26
141 lbs
14 - 6 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Tony Ramos !
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, James Glass and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
An inside leg kick lands from Tsoi.
A jab from Ramos finds it's way through Tsoi's defenses.
Tsoi bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Ramos 's head backwards.
Tsoi connects with a leg kick. Ramos looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Ramos displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tsoi throws out the jab.
Tsoi missing with a left hand there. Ramos was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tsoi tries to clinch but Ramos moves out of range.
Ramos changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Tsoi is looking to clinch but Ramos is avoiding it.
And Ramos tries to counter it with a takedown but Tsoi pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Ramos displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tsoi throws out the jab.
Tsoi goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Tsoi throws a leg kick that is checked

and Ramos counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ramos thows a huge punch but Tsoi dodges it nicely.
Tsoi tries to roll over but Ramos keeps him under control.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Tsoi has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Ramos is working away from the top position though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi wants to improve his position but Ramos is controlling well.
Ramos trying to mount his opponent but Tsoi defends it.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Ramos working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Tsoi gets back to full guard.
Ramos throws a big right hand that misses.
Ramos postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Tsoi not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Ramos pushing down on Tsoi's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi gets full guard.
Ramos showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Ramos throws a big elbow that misses.
Ramos working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Tsoi holds on and takes a little breather.

Tsoi is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Ramos defends well.
Ramos trying to control but Tsoi is working from the bottom.

The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Tsoi 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.
Ramos stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Tsoi swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Tsoi being controlled here, momentarily.
Ramos pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Tsoi is keeping the position for now.
Ramos working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ramos landing with the ground and pound.
Tsoi controlling Ramos 's posture.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Tsoi is trying to control the position but Ramos postures up.

Tsoi escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Ramos gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Ramos lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Ramos works over Tsoi with some ground and pound from guard.

Tsoi working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Ramos doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Ramos manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Ramos is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Tsoi pulls Ramos in close to prevent any damage.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Tony Ramos will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Nice shot by Tsoi.
Tsoi slips a straight right by Ramos .
Tsoi fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Tsoi connects with a jab.
The fighters circling - Ramos throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tsoi tried to counter with a leg kick but Ramos avoided it.
Tsoi tried to score with a low kick but Ramos checks it.
Ramos tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ramos throws a big shot that misses.
A counter left hand to the body from Tsoi misses its target.
Ramos has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Tsoi finds it's way round the side to connect with Ramos 's head.
Ramos moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Tsoi throws a quick inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Ramos 's head backwards.
Tsoi lands with a cross.
Ramos tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Tsoi lands a jab to the nose.

Ramos is rocked!
Viktor Tsoi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A clash of legs there as Ramos blocks the low kick.
And Ramos tries to counter it with a takedown but Tsoi pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Tsoi looks to score with a jab to the body but Ramos is just out of range.
Ramos drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tsoi defends it well.
A bone on bone clash there as Ramos blocks the leg kick.
And Ramos tries to counter it with a takedown but Tsoi pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Tsoi misses with a double jab
and Ramos cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tsoi scores with a leg kick.
Ramos misses with an uppercut
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Viktor Tsoi is winning the standup battle so far.
Tsoi with a nice cross.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
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!
Ramos throws out a loose jab but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tsoi.
Ramos on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tsoi. Tsoi obviously looking to wear him down.
Tsoi wants to clinch.
And Ramos tries to counter it with a takedown but Tsoi pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Tsoi throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Tsoi connects with a body shot that sends Ramos 's belly button to the back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ramos slips a straight right by Tsoi.
Tsoi lands with a nice body kick.
Ramos misses with a body shot.
Tsoi misses with a few strikes there.
Ramos changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Tsoi slips a straight right by Ramos .
Tsoi fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Ramos checks a low kick from Tsoi.
Ramos checks a low kick from Tsoi.
Ramos moves out of range of the strikes.
Ramos with the counter takedown but Tsoi avoids it easily.
A shot to the liver by Tsoi. Beautiful body shot.
A thudding body kick lands there by Tsoi!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ramos has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Ramos there as he acknowledges the shot.
A slow jab from Tsoi misses its intended target.
Ramos 's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tsoi tries to clinch up.
An inside leg kick lands from Tsoi.
Tsoi lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Tsoi delivers a nice body kick.
Viktor Tsoi is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a kick to the body.
Ramos looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Ramos blocks a leg kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi scores with a hook to the body. Ramos takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Tsoi lunges at Ramos with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Ramos 's hand.
Tsoi is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Ramos can do to turn this around?
Tsoi pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tsoi moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Tsoi is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Ramos is still on wobbly legs! Can Tsoi finish him?
Tsoi clobbers Ramos with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Tsoi throws a leg kick that is checked

and Ramos counters with a nice double leg into side control. Tsoi won't be happy with that.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ramos scores with a couple of short elbows.
Ramos sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Tsoi is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Ramos seems to have recovered his senses.
Tsoi gets back to half guard.
Tsoi moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ramos working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

Tsoi working for a triangle but Ramos defends it easily.

Tsoi throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Ramos lands a couple of digs.
Ramos lands a couple of digs.

Tsoi looking for a guillotine here but Ramos defends easily.

Tsoi looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Ramos passes into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ramos works his way into side control.
Ramos throws an elbow but Tsoi slips to the side and avoids it well.
Ramos landing a few strikes.
Tsoi is trying to control Ramos 's posture but Ramos avoids it.
Tsoi manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Ramos on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ramos is not content to let Tsoi control the position.
Tsoi looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Tsoi seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Ramos does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Ramos tries to get to full guard but Tsoi has control of the leg.
Tsoi tries to pass to full mount but Ramos defends it.

Ramos is defending against the submission attempts here by Tsoi.
Ramos trying to control from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Tsoi wants to pass to mount but Ramos is defending the position.
Ramos is looking to improve his position.

Tsoi is working for a kimura but Ramos is defending it quite comfortably.
Tsoi takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi lands a nice leg kick that just misses Ramos 's sensitive parts.
Ramos uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.
It seemed like Ramos was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Tsoi throws a right and a left that Ramos avoids nicely.
Ramos scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Tsoi doesn't seem bothered though.
That kick from Tsoi tenderised Ramos 's leg. Ramos is trying to keep his angry face on.
A solid leg kick lands there for Tsoi.
Ramos 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.
Tsoi lands with a hook. Ramos tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi throws a poor cross that misses
and Ramos makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Tsoi with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ramos goes for a double leg but Tsoi avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Tsoi continues to drive forward.
Tsoi scores with a nice strike.
Tsoi lands with a shot to the body.
Tsoi takes a swing at Ramos 's ribcage but misses.
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Ramos .
Tsoi throws a body punch but Ramos moves out of range.
Ramos thuds his right hand into Tsoi's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Tsoi thows a leg kick but Ramos checks it

and Ramos counters with a single leg into guard. Tsoi didn't expect that.
Ramos chips away with some ground and pound.
Ramos landing with the ground and pound.
Tsoi is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Tsoi looking for a guillotine here but Ramos defends easily.
Tsoi is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Ramos postures up and lands a big shot to Tsoi's brow.
Tsoi 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 three minutes gone in the round.
Ramos with a nice head shot there.
Ramos working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Tsoi's head.

Tsoi is rocked!
Ramos throws a big elbow that misses.
Oh Tsoi is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!

Tsoi is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Ramos trying to control the position from guard on top but Tsoi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Tsoi seems to have got his legs back now.
Ramos stands up over Tsoi, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Tsoi is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

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.
Ramos cracks Tsoi with a solid left hand.

Tsoi isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Ramos stacks Tsoi 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 Ramos !
Ramos working away.
Ramos is looking to take a break and control but Tsoi is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Ramos lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Tsoi is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Ramos scores with punches from side control.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Tony Ramos 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. This is the final round!


Ramos ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Tsoi looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Tsoi throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ramos sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ramos feints the counter takedown.
Ramos blocks a jab.
Ramos drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tsoi defends it well.
Tsoi scores with a jab. Ramos acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Tsoi fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Tsoi throws a body kick that misses.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Tsoi - that will leave a mark!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ramos throws a hook but Tsoi avoids it easily.
Tsoi throws a hook but Ramos avoids it easily.
Ramos connects with a nice looking jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tsoi.
Tsoi cracks the inside of Ramos 's front leg.
Ramos ducks right into an uppercut from Tsoi.
Ramos fails miserably with a takedown attempt.

Tsoi clinches up against the cage.
Ramos blocks an uppercut.
Tsoi lands a left hand that snaps the head of Ramos backwards.
Ramos is working for takedown but Tsoi is calmly controlling the position for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ramos prevents a body shot from Tsoi.
Ramos looking to stall.
Tsoi throws a head punch that misses.
A frustrated look appears on Ramos 's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Ramos blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tsoi pushes Ramos back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Ramos has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
A head punch on the inside from Tsoi fails to land.
Tsoi working aggressively here.
Ramos taking a breather.
Tsoi softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Ramos can't get the takedown.
Viktor Tsoi has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Tony Ramos .
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tsoi is pressed up against the cage. Ramos has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Tsoi down to the mat. Tsoi avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Ramos is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Tsoi connects with a body shot.
Tsoi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ramos .

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi connects with a solid leg kick.
Ramos takes one on the button.
Ramos drops his hands momentarily and Tsoi takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Tsoi scores with a jab to the jaw.
Ramos shoots in looking for a takedown. Tsoi tries to sprawl out of it but Ramos keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Tsoi manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Ramos needs to keep his hands up - Tsoi had a free shot at his head there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi scoring well with a low kick there.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a hook. Ramos ducked under it nicely.
Ramos drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tsoi defends it well.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Tsoi.
Tsoi chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Ramos misses with a straight left.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tsoi misses with a low kick.
Ramos looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Tsoi swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ramos throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tsoi with a hook.

And that's the end of the fight!
Viktor Tsoi showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Tsoi 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 48:46
Judge James Glass scores the fight 48:47
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 48:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Viktor Tsoi!

Viktor Tsoi seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: EVO 283: Traylor vs Minasian     
Date:   Dec 07, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Viktor Tsoi and Ode Jokinen. Tsoi's entrance music is Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. A fine choice. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

169 cm
31
138 lbs
27 - 8 - 1
163 cm
33
144 lbs
26 - 15 - 4
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 15 losses and 4 draws, fighting out of London, Ode Jokinen!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Paul Tew and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jokinen uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.
Jokinen looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tsoi looks to land a body kick but Jokinen moved away.
Tsoi moves out of range as Jokinen strikes.
Tsoi tries to land a front kick but Jokinen steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Jokinen flicks out a counter leg kick but Tsoi steps away.
Jokinen lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Jokinen.
Jokinen scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Jokinen throws a jab when Tsoi was well out of range.
Tsoi swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Jokinen gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Jokinen punishes Tsoi's body with a nice straight punch.
Jokinen avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Good shot there by Tsoi.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Jokinen shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Tsoi is holding on to half guard well.
Tsoi blocking the ground and pound attempt from Jokinen.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi is trying to get back to full guard.
Jokinen is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.

Tsoi actively working from the bottom here.
Jokinen scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Tsoi is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Tsoi looking for submissions off his back.
Jokinen looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Jokinen working the head and body with strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen working Tsoi over with strikes.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Tsoi wants to get back to full guard.
Tsoi blocking the ground and pound attempt from Jokinen.
Tsoi is looking for a sweep. Jokinen is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Jokinen is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Tsoi is trying to maintain the position but Jokinen is very close to passing his half guard.
Jokinen controlling the action here.
Tsoi is staying active underneath Jokinen, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Tsoi has hold of Jokinen's hands but Jokinen slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi gets back to full guard.

Jokinen avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Jokinen postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Jokinen lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Jokinen postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.

Tsoi looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Jokinen passes into half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Tsoi slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Jokinen lands a couple of decent looking shots.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen scoring with some ground and pound.
Jokinen in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Tsoi pulls Jokinen in close to prevent any damage.

Tsoi looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Jokinen passes into side control.
Jokinen lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
Jokinen trying to control the position but Tsoi is working away.
Jokinen looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Tsoi is avoiding damage well.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jokinen lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tsoi at a distance.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jokinen.
Jokinen connects with a crisp jab.
Jokinen walks into a jab.
Jokinen shoots in but no luck this time.
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Jokinen.
Tsoi was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Ode Jokinen seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Tsoi moves out of range of the body kick.
Jokinen throws out a loose jab but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jokinen throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Tsoi counters with a flying knee. Nice.
Jokinen avoids the body shot from Tsoi.
Tsoi scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Jokinen fails to land the takedown.
Tsoi staying out of range there.
Jokinen slips under a jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tsoi lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Jokinen misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tsoi.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jokinen throws a nice looking combination but Tsoi bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Tsoi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tsoi moves away from the strike by Jokinen.
Jokinen slips under a jab from Tsoi.
Jokinen takes one to the side of the head.
Tsoi looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Tsoi ducks right into an uppercut from Jokinen.
Jokinen walks into a left hand.
Tsoi buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jokinen connects with a single shot there.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut. Jokinen saw that one coming.
Jokinen now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Jokinen lands a slapping body shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tsoi.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jokinen checks the leg kick nicely there.
Jokinen takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Tsoi defending well as Jokinen loads up on a big left hand.
Tsoi misses with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen looks for the body kick but Tsoi saw that one coming.
Viktor Tsoi is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Jokinen lands a jab to Tsoi's midsection.
A jab from Tsoi finds it's way through Jokinen's defenses.
Jokinen misses with an uppercut. Tsoi saw that one coming.
Jokinen takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Jokinen throws a leg kick but Tsoi checks it.
Tsoi wants to slow Jokinen down by chopping away at his legs.
Tsoi loads up on a big right hand but Jokinen slips the punch.
Tsoi doesn't manage to clinch there - Jokinen circles away.
Jokinen tries a quick counter leg kick but Tsoi is wise to it.
Jokinen ducks right into an uppercut from Tsoi.
Jokinen bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Tsoi tries to land a front kick but Jokinen steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.

Tsoi clinches up with Jokinen and pushes him back against the cage.
Nice body punch from Jokinen.
Tsoi struggles to land a body shot inside as Jokinen controls his hands.
Tsoi throws a head punch that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Jokinen gets double underhooks and manages to take the fight to the ground.
Tsoi trying to keep a closed guard but Jokinen is proving a slippery customer.
Jokinen is working Tsoi over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Jokinen is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Jokinen is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Jokinen throwing strikes but missing.
Tsoi has momentary wrist control but Jokinen slips an elbow through the middle.
Tsoi trying to keep a closed guard but Jokinen is proving a slippery customer.
Jokinen wants to control from the top but Tsoi keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Jokinen trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Jokinen postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.

Tsoi working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Jokinen has passed into half guard!
Tsoi has hold of Jokinen's hands but Jokinen slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Ground and pound from Jokinen.
Tsoi is not content to let Jokinen control the position.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Ode Jokinen 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.


Tsoi swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Jokinen throws a body shot but no joy.
Jokinen keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a hook.
Jokinen takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Jokinen with a hook.

Jokinen 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.
Jokinen trying to control but Tsoi is working from the bottom.
Jokinen distracts Tsoi with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jokinen trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Tsoi is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Jokinen works over Tsoi with some ground and pound from guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jokinen wants to control from the top but Tsoi keeps moving.
Tsoi has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Jokinen postures up.
Jokinen works over Tsoi with some ground and pound from guard.
Jokinen trying to control but Tsoi is working from the bottom.
Jokinen throwing strikes but missing.
Jokinen scores with a decent looking elbow strike.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Jokinen keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Tsoi's head.
Jokinen trying to control the position from guard on top but Tsoi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Jokinen postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Jokinen trying to control the position from guard on top but Tsoi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Tsoi not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Jokinen missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Jokinen trying to control the position from guard on top but Tsoi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Jokinen lands with a shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen lands with an uppercut that bounces Tsoi off the cage and back into range.
Nice shot lands for Jokinen.
Tsoi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jokinen manages to avoid it.
Tsoi scores with a leg kick.
Jokinen fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Jokinen tries to score with a low kick but Tsoi moves his leg out of the way.
Jokinen tries a low kick but Tsoi avoids it.
Jokinen misses with a wild combination.
It looked like Tsoi was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Jokinen.
Jokinen fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Tsoi is out of range.
Jokinen checks a low kick from Tsoi.
Tsoi throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jokinen goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Jokinen throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jokinen walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
The crowd cheers as Tsoi lands an impressive looking overhand right. Jokinen doesn't seem phased though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jokinen sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tsoi tries to clinch but Jokinen is having none of it.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tsoi smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Jokinen shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Tsoi as he avoids it easily.
Tsoi staying out of range there.
Tsoi misses with a low kick.
A good leg kick by Tsoi.
Jokinen throws a lazy right hand but Tsoi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A swing and a miss from Jokinen.
Tsoi jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Jokinen misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tsoi.
Tsoi's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Jokinen connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Tsoi scrambles back to his feet.
A head kick misses from Jokinen.
Jokinen takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Jokinen throws a hook but Tsoi avoids it easily.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi needs to keep his hands up - Jokinen had a free shot at his head there.
Jokinen staying out of range there.
Tsoi buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Tsoi throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jokinen drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tsoi defends it well.
Jokinen fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Tsoi is out of range.
Jokinen fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Tsoi avoids it really well and circles away.
Tsoi connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Some bone on bone action there as Jokinen checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Tsoi scoring well with a low kick there.
Tsoi displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Jokinen.
Jokinen misses with a shot to the body
and Tsoi counters with a stiff right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi checks a leg kick.
Tsoi was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A good leg kick by Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a body shot.
Tsoi misses with a body kick.
Jokinen has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Tsoi digs a good hook to Jokinen's body.
Tsoi connects with a crisp jab.
Tsoi buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jokinen throws a body punch but Tsoi moves out of range.
Jokinen avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jokinen 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 Tsoi has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tsoi and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Tsoi throws a body punch but Jokinen moves out of range.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jokinen feints a counter leg kick.
Tsoi moves out of range of the strikes.
Jokinen misses with a head kick.
Jokinen uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Tsoi throws a hook but Jokinen avoids it easily.
Jokinen uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.
Tsoi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jokinen turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice 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!
Jokinen swings widly with a right hand
and Tsoi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Jokinen looks to land a left hand but Tsoi moved out of range nicely.
Jokinen has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Jokinen there as he acknowledges the shot.
Jokinen misses with a wild body shot.
Jokinen misses with an uppercut
and Tsoi counters with a nice uppercut.
Jokinen buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jokinen scores with a kick to the midsection.
Tsoi buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jokinen misses with a few strikes there.
Jokinen will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Viktor Tsoi has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ode Jokinen.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tsoi swings for the body but Jokinen moves out of range.
Tsoi takes a body punch but keeps moving.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jokinen.
Jokinen throws a lazy right hand but Tsoi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jokinen thows a left - swing and a miss!
Nice straight punches there by Tsoi. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Tsoi.
Tsoi connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Jokinen momentarily.
Jokinen throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Tsoi makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Jokinen throws a hook but Tsoi avoids it easily.
An attempted straight right counter from Tsoi misses the target.
Jokinen lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Jokinen chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Tsoi lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jokinen's sensitive parts.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi lands with a cross.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi misses with a body punch
and Jokinen counters with a nice leg kick.
Tsoi misses with a hook
enabling Jokinen to counter with a crisp jab.
Tsoi throws a low kick but Jokinen moves out of range easily.
Tsoi misses with a low kick.
Good work by Jokinen as he checks the leg kick.
Jokinen throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tsoi sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tsoi is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Jokinen.
Tsoi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jokinen.
Jokinen fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Tsoi on the side of the head.
Tsoi checks a low kick from Jokinen.
Tsoi 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.
Tsoi walks into a jab.
Tsoi explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Jokinen swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Viktor Tsoi had his way with Ode Jokinen in that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Tsoi throws a push kick but Jokinen slaps the foot to one side.
Tsoi slips under a jab.
Tsoi fires out a quick counter leg kick but Jokinen just manages to avoid it.
Tsoi takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Jokinen's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Tsoi connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Jokinen scrambles back to his feet.
Tsoi walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Jokinen checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.

Jokinen closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.

Tsoi is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Jokinen pulls his head out easily.
Jokinen lands with a punch from half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Jokinen lands a nice short elbow.
Jokinen slips a nice elbow through Tsoi's hands, connecting with Tsoi's forehead.
Tsoi wants to improve his position but Jokinen is controlling well.
Jokinen wants to pass to mount but Tsoi is defending the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi wants to get back to full guard.
Jokinen looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Tsoi with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Jokinen working Tsoi over with strikes.
Jokinen landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Jokinen is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Jokinen not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Viktor Tsoi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Tsoi looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

Tsoi looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
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.
Jokinen working over Tsoi with some ground and pound. Tsoi looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Jokinen trying to control from half guard but Tsoi is working away.
Jokinen lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Jokinen is keen to just control but Tsoi is a slippery customer.
Tsoi has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Jokinen is working away from the top position though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen is nestled in close to Tsoi, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Jokinen thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Jokinen looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Tsoi with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Jokinen wants to control but Tsoi is keeping him busy.
Tsoi trying to control from the bottom.
Ode Jokinen is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Jokinen takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Jokinen lands a nice short elbow.
Jokinen is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Jokinen with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Jokinen trying to control the action but Tsoi is working from the bottom.
Tsoi is pressing down on Jokinen's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Tsoi is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.

Tsoi has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Jokinen can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Jokinen looking to control the position here, rather than advance.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ode Jokinen comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Jokinen 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 Ackerman scores the fight 46:49
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 46:49
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ode Jokinen!

Ode Jokinen is the new bantamweight champion!
Ode Jokinen decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
The defeated Viktor Tsoi had this to say: 'fuck you, I am unbeaten since March 2015.'.
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Event: EVO 279: Traylor vs Perkele     
Date:   Nov 19, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Viktor Tsoi and Kzszcziski Mazcsakhs. Tsoi's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. Mazcsakhs is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Tupac - Me and My Girlfriend. Rumors backstage are that the fighters have been paid to keep it standing but we know that would never happen in MMA!

169 cm
30
138 lbs
26 - 8 - 1
171 cm
33
147 lbs
30 - 14 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Kzszcziski Mazcsakhs!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, Daniel Bishop and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mazcsakhs avoids the body shot from Tsoi.
Good leg kick by Mazcsakhs there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A left lands for Mazcsakhs.
Tsoi fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Mazcsakhs is out of range.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut.
Jab, jab by Mazcsakhs - just one landing.
Tsoi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mazcsakhs.
Mazcsakhs appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Mazcsakhs checks a leg kick.
Mazcsakhs takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Mazcsakhs misses with a leg kick.
Mazcsakhs scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Mazcsakhs throws a body shot but no joy.
Mazcsakhs tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Mazcsakhs jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Mazcsakhs swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Mazcsakhs throws a sloppy body shot
and Tsoi counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tsoi wants to slow Mazcsakhs down by chopping away at his legs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Mazcsakhs moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Mazcsakhs shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Tsoi has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Beast Cartel in the buildup to the fight.
Mazcsakhs pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Mazcsakhs moves out of range as Tsoi strikes.
Tsoi backing away here, and Mazcsakhs unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Mazcsakhs throws a body punch but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tsoi connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Mazcsakhs throws a predictable looking body shot
and Tsoi counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Mazcsakhs thinking.
Tsoi with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Mazcsakhs.
Tsoi misses with a low kick.
Tsoi throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tsoi throws a hook but Mazcsakhs blocks it.
Tsoi throws a hook but Mazcsakhs avoids it easily.
Mazcsakhs looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Tsoi looks to score with a jab to the body but Mazcsakhs is just out of range.
Tsoi throws a body kick that misses.
Mazcsakhs tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi scores with the left hand. Mazcsakhs knows he should have avoided that one.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mazcsakhs throws a good cross that connects.
Tsoi tries to land a leg kick but Mazcsakhs saw it coming and moves away.
Mazcsakhs throws a leg kick but Tsoi sees it coming and moves out of range.
Mazcsakhs moves out of range of the strikes.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Mazcsakhs moved away.
Mazcsakhs throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Tsoi counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Tsoi pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tsoi stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Mazcsakhs.
Mazcsakhs lands with a straight right. Tsoi didn't see that one coming.
Tsoi misses the shot to the body.
Mazcsakhs misses with a body kick.
Mazcsakhs ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Mazcsakhs scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Tsoi scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Mazcsakhs doesn't seem bothered though.
Tsoi swings for the body but Mazcsakhs moves out of range.
Tsoi lands a leg kick that knocks Mazcsakhs off balance momentarily.
Mazcsakhs lands an overhand right.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mazcsakhs ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Mazcsakhs swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A leg kick checked by Mazcsakhs.
Tsoi lands a front kick.
Mazcsakhs lands a lovely overhand right.
Tsoi lands a nice looking body shot.
Mazcsakhs is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Tsoi had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into p‚tť.
Tsoi fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Mazcsakhs feints a counter leg kick.
Tsoi throws a shot to the body.
Mazcsakhs keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Mazcsakhs wants to land a leg kick but Tsoi is out of range.
Tsoi wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Tsoi works Mazcsakhs's body with a nice hook.
Mazcsakhs takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
A low kick from Tsoi misses
letting Mazcsakhs counter with a right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi misses with a low kick.
Mazcsakhs misses with a low kick as Tsoi jumps back.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi swings for the body but Mazcsakhs moves out of range.
Mazcsakhs dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tsoi moves out of range of the leg kick from Mazcsakhs.
A swing and a miss from Mazcsakhs.
Tsoi lands with a kick to the ribs.
Tsoi misses the shot to the body.
Mazcsakhs appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Tsoi ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Tsoi throws a body punch but Mazcsakhs moves out of range.
A slow jab from Tsoi misses its intended target.
Tsoi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mazcsakhs.
Tsoi misses the shot to the body.
Mazcsakhs throws a nice outside leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tsoi turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Tsoi jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Mazcsakhs connects with a crisp jab.
Tsoi thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Mazcsakhs if he has to take too many more of those.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A decent looking body kick lands there for Tsoi.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Mazcsakhs.
Mazcsakhs jabs Tsoi to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Mazcsakhs tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tsoi is able to avoid easily.
As Mazcsakhs backs away, Tsoi returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Mazcsakhs fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tsoi looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Tsoi dips to his left and cracks Mazcsakhs with an uppercut!
Tsoi darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Tsoi throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Mazcsakhs sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Mazcsakhs keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Tsoi will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Mazcsakhs lands with a good body shot.
Tsoi is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Mazcsakhs can do to turn this around?
Tsoi slips a jab from Mazcsakhs.
Mazcsakhs checks a low kick from Tsoi.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Mazcsakhs! But no joy.
Mazcsakhs lands with a hook. Tsoi tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Tsoi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi misses with a straight left.
Tsoi throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mazcsakhs misses with a low kick.
Tsoi is trying hard to land a takedown here. Mazcsakhs sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Tsoi looks to score with a jab to the body but Mazcsakhs is just out of range.
Mazcsakhs scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Mazcsakhs misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi is looking to land body kicks.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Tsoi.
Mazcsakhs lands with an overhand left.
Tsoi slips a straight right by Mazcsakhs.
Mazcsakhs thumps Tsoi with a low kick.
Tsoi scoring well with a low kick there.
Tsoi looks to score with a jab to the body but Mazcsakhs is just out of range.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Mazcsakhs might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Tsoi has got the better of the exchanges.
Tsoi wants to land a leg kick but Mazcsakhs is out of range.
Mazcsakhs turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mazcsakhs throws a jab when Tsoi was well out of range.
It looked like Tsoi wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mazcsakhs manages to avoid it.
Tsoi avoids the body shot from Mazcsakhs.
Tsoi cracks a nice hook into Mazcsakhs's ribs.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
The fighters circling - Mazcsakhs throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Mazcsakhs slips a jab from Tsoi.
Tsoi looks to score with a jab to the body but Mazcsakhs is just out of range.
Mazcsakhs throws an overhand right that lands on Tsoi's shoulder, as Tsoi tries to avoid the shot.
Tsoi swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Some bone on bone action there as Tsoi checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Tsoi scores with a punch to the head.
Mazcsakhs lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Mazcsakhs jabs Tsoi to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Tsoi sizes up Mazcsakhs with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Tsoi blocks a low kick nicely.
Mazcsakhs wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a series of punches but Mazcsakhs avoids them all with ease.
The crowd cheers as Mazcsakhs lands an impressive looking overhand right. Tsoi doesn't seem phased though.
Mazcsakhs misses with a hook. Tsoi ducked under it nicely.
Mazcsakhs avoids a kick to the body.
Tsoi is looking to wear down Mazcsakhs with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Mazcsakhs doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Mazcsakhs blocks a low kick nicely.
Mazcsakhs misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Tsoi feints and then cracks Mazcsakhs's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Mazcsakhs down.
A jab from Tsoi does it's job there.
Mazcsakhs misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tsoi.
Mazcsakhs misses with a jab to the body
and Tsoi counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Tsoi takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tsoi looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Tsoi staying out of range there.
Mazcsakhs scores with a push kick.
Mazcsakhs bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mazcsakhs looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Tsoi fires out a quick counter leg kick but Mazcsakhs just manages to avoid it.
Mazcsakhs misses with a hook to the body
and Tsoi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Mazcsakhs tries to score with a low kick but Tsoi moves his leg out of the way.
Tsoi throws a wild body kick that Mazcsakhs sees coming a mile off.
Mazcsakhs looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Mazcsakhs doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Mazcsakhs uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a quick inside leg kick.
Mazcsakhs throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Viktor Tsoi is winning the standup battle so far.
Mazcsakhs just misses with a punch to the body.
Tsoi changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Mazcsakhs blocks a low kick nicely.
Mazcsakhs staying out of range there.
Mazcsakhs throws a hook to the side of Tsoi's head but Tsoi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Mazcsakhs throws a body shot but no joy.
Tsoi is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Mazcsakhs throws a leg kick but Tsoi sees it coming and moves out of range.
Mazcsakhs's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tsoi stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Mazcsakhs.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi throws the left hand but Mazcsakhs avoids the punch easily.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.
Mazcsakhs scores with a jab to the body.
Mazcsakhs motions for Tsoi to come forward. Mazcsakhs throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Mazcsakhs on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tsoi. Tsoi obviously looking to wear him down.
Tsoi connects with an inside leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mazcsakhs. Tsoi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tsoi throws a body kick that misses.
Mazcsakhs lands a nice looking body shot.
Mazcsakhs misses the jab.
Mazcsakhs wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Mazcsakhs will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Tsoi half committed to a counter leg kick.
Nice body punch from Mazcsakhs.
Mazcsakhs moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A big left from Mazcsakhs misses.
Mazcsakhs throws an overhand right that lands on Tsoi's shoulder, as Tsoi tries to avoid the shot.
Tsoi throws a quick inside leg kick.
Tsoi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Mazcsakhs checks it.
Mazcsakhs slips a jab from Tsoi.
Mazcsakhs looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Mazcsakhs throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi wants to land a leg kick but Mazcsakhs is out of range.
A shot to the liver by Tsoi. Beautiful body shot.
Mazcsakhs connects with a nice looking jab.
Mazcsakhs blocks a leg kick.
Tsoi throws a body shot but no joy.
Tsoi connects with an inside leg kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Mazcsakhs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mazcsakhs throws a jab but it's blocked by Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.
Mazcsakhs looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tsoi misses with a low kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Mazcsakhs! But no joy.
Mazcsakhs misses with a leg kick.
A big left from Tsoi misses.
Mazcsakhs let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Mazcsakhs gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Tsoi.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A low kick from Tsoi is predictable there
and Mazcsakhs counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Mazcsakhs clobbers Tsoi with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Mazcsakhs uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tsoi.
Tsoi connects with a body shot that sends Mazcsakhs's belly button to the back.
Mazcsakhs fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Tsoi checks it well.
Mazcsakhs pivots, looking for a leg kick but Tsoi is out of range and Mazcsakhs settles back down.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Mazcsakhs sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Mazcsakhs checks the leg kick nicely there.
Mazcsakhs looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mazcsakhs looks to land a right hand but Tsoi moved out of range.
Tsoi swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
A jab from Tsoi finds it's way through Mazcsakhs's defenses.
A slapping leg kick lands for Mazcsakhs.
Tsoi has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Mazcsakhs.
Tsoi catches Mazcsakhs with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Mazcsakhs defending well as Tsoi loads up on a big left hand.
Tsoi dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Mazcsakhs. That did some damage!
Tsoi fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Mazcsakhs 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.
Mazcsakhs on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Tsoi punishes Mazcsakhs's body with a nice straight punch.
Mazcsakhs takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Mazcsakhs chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tsoi can pounce on him.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mazcsakhs keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tsoi.
Tsoi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mazcsakhs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mazcsakhs displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tsoi throws out the jab.
Tsoi throws a leg kick
and Mazcsakhs counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mazcsakhs looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tsoi fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Tsoi scores with a leg kick.
Good leg kick by Mazcsakhs there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Mazcsakhs has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Tsoi.
Tsoi scores with a leg kick.
Tsoi throws the left hand but Mazcsakhs avoids the punch easily.
A nice inside leg kick there by Mazcsakhs. That's going to slow Tsoi down.
Tsoi feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Mazcsakhs's calf.
Tsoi misses with a hook.

Tsoi clinches with his opponent.
Tsoi misses with a body punch.
Tsoi effectively controlling the action here.
Mazcsakhs misses with a punch on the inside.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi throws a leg kick but Mazcsakhs moved away.
Mazcsakhs only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Mazcsakhs misses with an attempted mid kick.
Mazcsakhs blocks the body kick.
Mazcsakhs tries to land a front kick but Tsoi steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Mazcsakhs looks for the body kick but Tsoi saw that one coming.
Mazcsakhs misses with a hook.
Mazcsakhs throws a series of punches but Tsoi moves out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mazcsakhs. Tsoi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tsoi throws a front kick aimed at Mazcsakhs's knee but Mazcsakhs avoids it well.
Mazcsakhs feints a counter leg kick.
Mazcsakhs misses with a hook.
It looked like Tsoi wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Tsoi thuds a left hand into Mazcsakhs's body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice shot lands for Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Mazcsakhs moves away from the strike by Tsoi.
Mazcsakhs's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Mazcsakhs duly obliges.
A low kick from Mazcsakhs is predictable there
and Tsoi counters with a right hand to the body.
Mazcsakhs is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi slips under a jab.
Mazcsakhs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Mazcsakhs tries a quick counter leg kick but Tsoi is wise to it.
Mazcsakhs missing with a left hand there. Tsoi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tsoi lands a really nice looking cross but Mazcsakhs seems unphased.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi misses with a body shot.
Tsoi lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Mazcsakhs backs up against the cage.
Mazcsakhs tries to work over Tsoi's front leg with a kick but Tsoi checks it.
Tsoi is looking to counter with a body kick.
Tsoi throws a chopping leg kick but Mazcsakhs manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tsoi takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Mazcsakhs tries to land a leg kick but Tsoi saw it coming and moves away.
Mazcsakhs chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Tsoi throws a nice inside leg kick.
Mazcsakhs avoids a low kick by using good footwork.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mazcsakhs misses with a body kick.
Tsoi tried to counter with a leg kick but Mazcsakhs avoided it.
Mazcsakhs 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.
Mazcsakhs looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tsoi takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tsoi scores with a leg kick.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tsoi connects with an inside leg kick.
A jab lands there for Tsoi.
Tsoi on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Mazcsakhs. Mazcsakhs obviously looking to wear him down.
Tsoi wants to slow Mazcsakhs down by chopping away at his legs.
Mazcsakhs swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
A big left from Tsoi misses.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Tsoi.
Mazcsakhs has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
A big right from Tsoi misses.
Tsoi is looking to slow Mazcsakhs down with leg kicks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a sloppy head kick and Mazcsakhs moves out of range easily.
Mazcsakhs follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
A good leg kick by Mazcsakhs.
Mazcsakhs is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Tsoi keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Mazcsakhs tries to score with a low kick but Tsoi moves his leg out of the way.
Tsoi throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Mazcsakhs counters with a nice uppercut.
A solid leg kick lands there for Mazcsakhs.
A shot to the liver by Tsoi. Beautiful body shot.
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tsoi thumps Mazcsakhs with a low kick.
Mazcsakhs moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Tsoi scoring well with a low kick there.
Mazcsakhs throws the kick towards the body but Tsoi avoids it.
Mazcsakhs takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tsoi fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Mazcsakhs.
Tsoi tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mazcsakhs was well out of range. Poor timing from Tsoi.
A low kick from Tsoi misses
and Mazcsakhs makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Tsoi fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Mazcsakhs is out of range.
Tsoi scores with a sloppy right hand. Mazcsakhs should have avoided that one.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mazcsakhs only half commits to the counter leg kick.
A lazy left from Tsoi finds it's target.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mazcsakhs throws a low kick but Tsoi avoids it.
Jab from Mazcsakhs.
Tsoi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mazcsakhs.
Mazcsakhs feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tsoi's calf.
Tsoi misses with a hook.
Mazcsakhs connects with a body shot that sends Tsoi's belly button to the back.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Viktor Tsoi had his way with Kzszcziski Mazcsakhs in that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Mazcsakhs connects with a right hand. Tsoi shakes it off.
Tsoi stuns Mazcsakhs with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tsoi steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Mazcsakhs.
Mazcsakhs missing with a left hand there. Tsoi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Mazcsakhs scores with a hook.
Mazcsakhs drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Mazcsakhs throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mazcsakhs looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Mazcsakhs takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Tsoi wants to slow Mazcsakhs down by chopping away at his legs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Tsoi thumps Mazcsakhs with a low kick.
Mazcsakhs jabs Tsoi to the body, keeping him at a distance.

Mazcsakhs gets caught napping as Tsoi dives in and scores a takedown. Mazcsakhs manages to retain guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tsoi tries to free his leg and advance position but Mazcsakhs is retaining full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mazcsakhs wants to sweep here but Tsoi controlling him for the moment.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Tsoi wants to control from the top but Mazcsakhs keeps moving.
Tsoi won't allow Mazcsakhs to get back to his feet.
Tsoi trying to control but Mazcsakhs is working from the bottom.
Tsoi tries to free his leg and advance position but Mazcsakhs is retaining full guard.
Tsoi slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Kzszcziski Mazcsakhs has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Viktor Tsoi is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

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.
Mazcsakhs throws a lazy uppercut
and Tsoi counters with an outside leg kick.
Tsoi thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Mazcsakhs if he has to take too many more of those.
Mazcsakhs takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Mazcsakhs throws a quick inside leg kick.
Mazcsakhs buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
The fighters circling - Tsoi throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tsoi backing away here, and Mazcsakhs unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Tsoi just misses with a punch to the body.
Mazcsakhs stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Tsoi shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Mazcsakhs but Mazcsakhs pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Mazcsakhs is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Tsoi with a body shot.
Mazcsakhs throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mazcsakhs thows a left - swing and a miss!
A leg kick checked by Mazcsakhs.
Tsoi tries to clinch but Mazcsakhs is having none of it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a wild body kick that Mazcsakhs sees coming a mile off.
Mazcsakhs misses with a body kick.
Nice uppercut lands for Tsoi. That snapped Mazcsakhs's head back.
Mazcsakhs is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mazcsakhs.
Mazcsakhs misses with an uppercut. Tsoi saw that one coming.
Mazcsakhs is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tsoi.
Nice uppercut lands for Mazcsakhs. That snapped Tsoi's head back.
Mazcsakhs throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tsoi swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
A low kick from Tsoi is predictable there
and Mazcsakhs counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Mazcsakhs lands a leg kick that knocks Tsoi off balance momentarily.
Mazcsakhs throws a front kick aimed at Tsoi's knee but Tsoi avoids it well.
Mazcsakhs throws a front kick aimed at Tsoi's knee but Tsoi avoids it well.
No joy there for Mazcsakhs, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Mazcsakhs is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi defending well as Mazcsakhs loads up on a big left hand.
Mazcsakhs walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Mazcsakhs throws a head kick but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tsoi cracks Mazcsakhs with a right hand to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mazcsakhs throws a shot from downtown. Tsoi moves away and avoids it.
A low kick from Mazcsakhs misses
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Good standup being displayed there by Tsoi as he connects with a hook.
Mazcsakhs connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Mazcsakhs throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tsoi thumps Mazcsakhs with a low kick.
Mazcsakhs swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tsoi fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Mazcsakhs on the side of the head.
Tsoi fails with an attempt to clinch.
Tsoi cracks Mazcsakhs with a good jab.
Tsoi lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 48:47
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 50:47
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Viktor Tsoi!

Viktor Tsoi retains his bantamweight title!
Viktor Tsoi seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: EVO 277: Tallon vs Mazcsakhs     
Date:   Nov 09, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Viktor Tsoi and Odell Paquette. Tsoi kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. Odell Paquette has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

169 cm
30
138 lbs
25 - 8 - 1
177 cm
30
143 lbs
21 - 10 - 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, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Odell Paquette!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, William Gold and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Paquette loads up on a big right hand but Tsoi slips the punch.

Tsoi closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
Paquette struggling a bit here.
Paquette is looking for a sweep.
Paquette is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Tsoi passes to full mount!
Paquette is desperately trying to improve his position but Tsoi has a good base and remains in mount.
Tsoi sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Tsoi throws some wild stikes that Paquette manages to avoid easily.
Paquette is squirming around, avoiding Tsoi's attempts to control the action.
Tsoi sends his fist crashing into the mat - the crowd let out a collective ooooooh. Let's hope he's not broken it!
Tsoi can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Paquette is looking to escape.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi fails to move to back control.
Tsoi avoids the attempt from Paquette to control.

Tsoi is working on an americana here. Ooh, that looks pretty nasty! Nope, Paquette has managed to escape the submission attempt.

Tsoi is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Paquette is surviving well by controlling Tsoi's body position as best he can.
Tsoi 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.
Paquette tries to lock up and control but Tsoi gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Paquette is looking to improve his position but Tsoi isn't that keen on the idea.

Tsoi is working for a guillotine from mount but Paquette frees his head quite easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Paquette tries to lock up and control but Tsoi gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.

Paquette tries to control Tsoi's head but Tsoi pushes him back down and moves quickly to lock up an arm here - he's swung around for an armbar! Will he get it??? Yes! Paquette is tapping out! Lovely Jiu Jitsu there!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:40 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (armbar). Viktor Tsoi!
Viktor Tsoi retains his bantamweight title!
A victorious Viktor Tsoi thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: EVO 272: Cortes vs Tsoi 2     
Date:   Oct 15, 2016

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Viktor Tsoi and Ferdinand Cortes. Tsoi comes to the cage accompanied by Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

169 cm
30
138 lbs
25 - 7 - 1
169 cm
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150 lbs
28 - 2 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 25 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 28 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Ferdinand Cortes!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Phil Schofield and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cortes tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tsoi was well out of range. Poor timing from Cortes.
Cortes has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Tsoi is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Cortes takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Tsoi looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Cortes walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

Cortes moves into the clinch successfully.
Tsoi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Cortes doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Cortes struggles to land a body shot inside as Tsoi controls his hands.
Cortes lands a body shot.
Cortes misses with a hook from the clinch.
Cortes misses with a hook from the clinch.
Cortes lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Cortes lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Cortes throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tsois head.

Tsoi breaks the clinch.
Tsoi thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Cortes if he has to take too many more of those.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cortes throws a body shot but no joy.
Cortes fails with an attempt to clinch.
Tsoi with a nice cross.
Tsoi stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Cortes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi moves away from the strike by Cortes.
Tsoi looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tsoi scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Tsoi pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Cortes throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Tsoi.
Tsoi is looking to slow Cortes down with leg kicks.
Tsoi throws a low kick but Cortes moves out of range easily.
Tsoi swings widly with a right hand
enabling Cortes to counter with a crisp jab.
Cortes looks to throw a body kick
and Tsoi counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tsoi lands with a nice body punch.
Cortes misses with a low kick.
Cortes tries to clinch up but Tsoi circles away and keeps his distance.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cortes fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
Cortes is looking to score with low kicks.
Tsoi throwing a counter right hand but Cortes manages to avoid it.
Cortes attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cortes throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tsoi motions for Cortes to come forward. Tsoi throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Cortes throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Cortes keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cortes tries to clinch but Tsoi is having none of it.
Cortes is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Tsoi rather than just go for the knockout.
Tsoi has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Cortes.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A lazy body kick from Cortes
and Tsoi counters with an outside leg kick.
Cortes jabs Tsoi right on the nose. Tsoi blinks but takes it well.
Cortes throws a nice inside leg kick.
Cortes throws an overhand right that lands on Tsoi's shoulder, as Tsoi tries to avoid the shot.
Cortes works Tsoi's body with a nice hook.
Tsoi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Cortes ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Cortes looks like he wants to counter punch here.

Tsoi drives through and clinches with Cortes against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi misses with some punches.
Cortes misses with a body punch.
Tsoi swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tsoi tries to work over Cortes's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Cortes lands a shoulder strike.
Cortes doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tsoi tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Cortes's elbow.
Cortes lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tsoi backwards.
Cortes tries to work over Tsoi's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Cortes stalling in the clinch.
Cortes fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tsoi working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Tsoi doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Cortes lands a body shot.
Cortes goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Cortes misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Cortes tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Cortes tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Cortes misses with a short punch on the inside.
Cortes fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Cortes lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Tsoi or not.
Tsoi fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Cortes manages to break the clinch.
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tsoi walks into a straight right hand from Cortes.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cortes swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tsoi tries to score with a low kick but Cortes moves his leg out of the way.
Cortes steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Tsoi.
Tsoi scores with a kick to the midsection.
Cortes lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Tsoi takes one to the chin there.
Tsoi is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Cortes.
Tsoi throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Cortes counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Donk. Cortes catches Tsoi right on the button with a cross.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Cortes misses with a low kick.
Tsoi fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Cortes on the side of the head.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cortes throws a jab but it's blocked by Tsoi.
Tsoi is looking to counter with a body kick.
Tsoi throws a lazy right hand but Cortes sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tsoi backing away here, and Cortes unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Cortes looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Donk. Cortes catches Tsoi right on the button with a cross.
Cortes throws a leg kick but Tsoi moved away.
Cortes swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Tsoi.

Tsoi is rocked!
Tsoi lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Oh Tsoi is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Viktor Tsoi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tsoi throws a nice inside leg kick.
Tsoi seems to have got his legs back now.
Tsoi with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Viktor Tsoi is winning the standup battle so far.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Cortes looks to land a right hand but Tsoi moved out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cortes misses with a leg kick.
Cortes on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Both fighters circling a little - Cortes finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tsoi gets cracked there but stands up to it.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Tsoi.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cortes slips under a jab.
Tsoi slips a straight right by Cortes.
Tsoi misses with a right hand
and Cortes counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Cortes throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tsoi sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tsoi defending well as Cortes loads up on a big left hand.
Cortes turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Cortes scores with a jab.
A big left from Cortes misses.
Tsoi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cortes.
Good leg kick by Tsoi there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tsoi throws a sloppy body shot
and Cortes counters with a stiff right hand.
Cortes steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.
Cortes thows a leg kick but Tsoi checks it

and Tsoi counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Cortes!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tsoi is looking to take a break and control but Cortes is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi wants to take a breather but Cortes manages to regain guard - a lesson learnt for Tsoi.

Cortes manages to escape and get back to his feet.
Cortes keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tsoi.
Tsoi blocks a jab.
Tsoi swings away with a body shot that misses
and Cortes counters with a body kick.
Tsoi lands a jab to the nose.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cortes misses with a body shot
letting Tsoi counter with a right hand.
Tsoi throws a push kick but Cortes slaps the foot to one side.
Tsoi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cortes moves away.
Tsoi checks a leg kick.
Cortes misses with a straight left.
Tsoi with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Cortes to score with a decent uppercut.
Tsoi just misses with a punch to the body.
Cortes pivots, looking for a leg kick but Tsoi is out of range and Cortes settles back down.
Cortes checks the leg kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Cortes.
Tsoi misses with a shot to the body
and Cortes finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Tsoi with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Cortes to score with a decent uppercut.
Tsoi misses with a straight left.
Tsoi takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Tsoi moves out of range as Cortes throws a body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cortes takes a shot right to the bread basket.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tsoi.
Cortes throws a leg kick that is checked
and Tsoi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Cortes looks to throw the jab but Tsoi is out of range.
Cortes tries to score with a low kick but Tsoi moves his leg out of the way.
Cortes lands with a straight right. Tsoi didn't see that one coming.
Tsoi avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Cortes wants to land a leg kick but Tsoi is out of range.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tsoi. That's going to slow Cortes down.
Jab by Cortes.
Tsoi walks into a straight right hand from Cortes.
Cortes blocks the body kick.
Tsoi jabs Cortes to the body, keeping him at a distance.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Cortes takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Tsoi will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Ferdinand Cortes showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Cortes misses with a body kick.
Cortes has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Tsoi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cortes.
Tsoi tries to clinch up.
Cortes pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A swing and a miss from Tsoi.
Cortes feints and then cracks Tsoi's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Tsoi down.
Tsoi pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Cortes wants to counter the offense by Tsoi and move into the clinch position.
Cortes pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tsoi needs to keep his hands up - Cortes had a free shot at his head there.
Cortes throws a jab but it's blocked by Tsoi.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi doesn't manage to clinch there - Cortes circles away.
Tsoi throws a leg kick which misses Cortes's front leg but catches the back leg as Cortes tries to avoid it.
Cortes staying out of range there.
Cortes throws out a powerful jab.

Cortes darts in and clinches Tsoi up against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cortes lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Tsoi or not.
A short uppercut from Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a punch to the body.
Tsoi lands an uppercut.
Cortes misses with a punch to the body.
Cortes lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Cortes has a couple of punches blocked by Tsoi.
Ferdinand Cortes seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Cortes is working Tsoi over against the cage.
Cortes tries to work over Tsoi's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tsoi blocking some punches.
Cortes's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Cortes lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Cortes.
Cortes throws a head punch that misses.
Tsoi has a couple of punches blocked by Cortes.
Cortes tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tsoi working aggressively here.
Tsoi tries a body shot but Cortes blocks it.
Tsoi is pushing Cortes up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Cortes lands a body punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cortes softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
A right hand to the body from Cortes.
Tsoi tries to throw a body punch but Cortes avoids it by throwing Tsoi back against the cage.
Tsoi misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Cortes lands a body punch.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Cortes lands a body punch in the clinch.
Cortes lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Tsoi.
Cortes swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Good body shot from Cortes.
Still in the clinch, Cortes scores with a nice short uppercut.
Tsoi tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Cortes's elbow.
Cortes misses with a punch to the body.
Cortes controlling the action here for a moment.
Cortes pushes Tsoi back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cortes misses with a body punch.
A head punch on the inside from Tsoi fails to land.
Cortes tries to throw a body punch but Tsoi avoids it by throwing Cortes back against the cage.
Cortes misses with the head strike.
Tsoi fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Nice body punch from Cortes.
Tsoi blocks a body shot from Cortes.
Cortes has a couple of punches blocked by Tsoi.
Cortes misses with a punch on the inside.
Tsoi looking to slow down the pace here.
Cortes doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tsoi misses with the head strike.
Cortes lands a shoulder strike.
Tsoi can't find room to land a body shot as Cortes controls the action.
Cortes blocks a body shot from Tsoi.

Cortes breaks the clinch.
Cortes is looking to score with low kicks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cortes thows a body kick. Tsoi tries to catch it but that hurt him.

Oooooh!!! Cortes has knocked Tsoi down with a huge combo! Cortes steps away and waves a wobbly Tsoi back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tsoi looks to score with a jab to the body but Cortes is just out of range.
Cortes ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Tsoi throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Cortes counters with a nice body shot.
Cortes tries to move into range but Tsoi moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Cortes fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Tsoi is out of range.
Tsoi is looking to counter with a body kick.
Tsoi looks to land a body kick but Cortes moved away.
Cortes misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi checks a leg kick nicely.
Tsoi just misses with a punch to the body.
Tsoi fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Tsoi throws a jab but it's blocked by Cortes.
Cortes throws a body punch but Tsoi moves out of range.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cortes swings for the body but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tsoi throwing a counter right hand but Cortes manages to avoid it.
Cortes on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tsoi. Tsoi obviously looking to wear him down.
Tsoi swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Cortes connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Tsoi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
It seemed like Cortes was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Tsoi stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Cortes.
Tsoi swings for the body but Cortes moves out of range.
Cortes lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tsoi's sensitive parts.
Cortes takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
A punch lands to the side of Tsoi 's head but he takes it in his stride.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Cortes let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Cortes chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut. Cortes saw that one coming.
Cortes keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tsoi.
Cortes wants to counter with a clinch but Tsoi pushes him away.
Tsoi cracks a nice hook into Cortes's ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi blocks a head kick by Cortes.
Tsoi thows a body kick. Cortes tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Tsoi is looking to slow Cortes down with leg kicks.
Tsoi lands a head shot.
Cortes tries to score with a low kick but Tsoi moves his leg out of the way.
Cortes 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.
Cortes lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tsoi's sensitive parts.
Tsoi throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Cortes sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Nice shot by Cortes.
Tsoi walks into a straight right hand from Cortes.
Cortes looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Cortes throws a chopping leg kick but Tsoi manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tsoi feinted there with a counter leg kick.
A low kick from Cortes misses
and Tsoi makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tsoi throws a front kick that sends Cortes stumbling back into the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cortes tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Tsoi has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Cortes.
Tsoi lands a right hook to the body.
Tsoi throws a body punch but Cortes moves out of range.
Tsoi slips a straight right by Cortes.
Cortes uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tsoi.
Cortes with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Tsoi to score with a decent uppercut.
Cortes misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi throws out a powerful jab.
Cortes is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Tsoi slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Cortes digs a good body shot into Tsoi's ribs.
Tsoi looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Cortes misses with the body kick
and Tsoi counters with a nice leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cortes attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Cortes takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Tsoi misses with a low kick.
Tsoi looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tsoi swings widly with a right hand
and Cortes counters with a slapping leg kick.
Cortes displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tsoi throws out the jab.
Tsoi waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Cortes.
Cortes with a hook.
Cortes looks to land a right hand but Tsoi moved out of range.
Tsoi takes one on the button.
A chopping leg kick lands by Cortes.
Tsoi lands a front kick.
Tsoi fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Cortes jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Cortes throws an off balance right hand
and Tsoi counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.
Cortes fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
Tsoi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Cortes.
Cortes misses with a jab to the body
and Tsoi counters with a straight right hand.
Tsoi misses with a body kick.
Cortes throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Tsoi lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Cortes swings for the body but Tsoi moves out of range.
Cortes takes one to the chin there.
Tsoi lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Cortes throws out a loose jab but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Cortes wants to land a leg kick but Tsoi is out of range.
Tsoi quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A punch lands to the side of Cortes 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Cortes on the wrong end of a kick to the body.

Cortes has closed the distance and engaged Tsoi in a clinch.
A shot in the inside from Cortes.
Tsoi lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Tsoi lands a hook that snaps the head of Cortes backwards.
Tsoi scores with a shoulder strike.
Tsoi working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Cortes has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Tsoi.

Tsoi breaks from the clinch.
Tsoi lands a front kick.
Tsoi walks forward, straight into a front kick from Cortes.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cortes takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Cortes goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Cortes moves out of range of the body kick from Tsoi.
Cortes looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A decent looking cross lands there for Cortes.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Cortes checks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tsoi scores with a jab. Cortes acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Tsoi scores with a nice body kick.
Tsoi works the jab nicely.
Tsoi throws a jab but it's blocked by Cortes.
Cortes now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Tsoi takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Tsoi throws a hook but Cortes avoids it easily.
It seemed like Cortes was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Tsoi throws a body punch but Cortes moves out of range.
Cortes misses with a body shot.
Cortes wants to slow Tsoi down by chopping away at his legs.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tsoi. Cortes does a little dance to reset his feet.
Cortes uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tsoi.
Viktor Tsoi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a body shot but no joy.
Tsoi slips a straight right by Cortes.
Cortes checks a leg kick nicely.
Cortes takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Cortes throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A big right from Tsoi misses.
Cortes throws a leg kick which misses Tsoi's front leg but catches the back leg as Tsoi tries to avoid it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Cortes getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Cortes misses with a body kick.
Tsoi attempts a counter takedown but Cortes avoids it well and moves away.
Cortes avoids the body shot from Tsoi.
Cortes is trying to counter with his kicks.
Cortes scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Tsoi.
Tsoi scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Cortes doesn't seem bothered though.
Tsoi moves out of range of the strikes.
Tsoi half committed to a counter leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi connects with a leg kick. Cortes looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Tsoi lands a nice looking body shot.
Cortes is looking to score with low kicks.

Cortes closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Tsoi fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Cortes gets through Tsoi's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Tsoi tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Cortes's elbow.
A nice left hand lands by Tsoi.
Cortes takes a shot to the head.
A left hand lands to the body for Tsoi.
Cortes gets through Tsoi's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Tsoi throws a head punch that misses.
A short right from Cortes on the inside.
Cortes lands a nice shot to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cortes lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Cortes misses with a hook to the ribs.
Cortes tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cortes scores with a nice hook to the head.
Tsoi scores with a shoulder strike.
A head punch on the inside from Tsoi fails to land.
Tsoi tries to work over Cortes's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tsoi scores with a nice hook to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tsoi.
Cortes tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Cortes tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Cortes misses with a punch on the inside.
Cortes tries a body shot but Tsoi blocks it.
Cortes blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tsoi has a couple of punches blocked by Cortes.
Tsoi misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tsoi lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Cortes backwards.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tsoi.
Tsoi is trying to break free.
A head punch on the inside from Tsoi fails to land.
Cortes tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

And that's the end of the fight!
Viktor Tsoi showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Cortes 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 Andrew Berry scores the fight 47:48
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 47:48
Judge William Gold scores the fight 47:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ferdinand Cortes!
Ferdinand Cortes retains his featherweight title!
During a confident post fight interview, Ferdinand Cortes thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: EVO 270: Traylor vs Alexander     
Date:   Oct 01, 2016

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Viktor Tsoi and Antonio Camatta. Chooooooooon! I think Tsoi might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. Antonio Camatta has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

169 cm
30
138 lbs
24 - 7 - 1
172 cm
32
147 lbs
22 - 10 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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

KAISER
Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Antonio Camatta!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Steven Brown and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tsoi checks the leg kick nicely there.
Tsoi connects with a nice looking jab.
Camatta walks forward, straight into a front kick from Tsoi.
Camatta misses with a hook. Tsoi ducked under it nicely.
Camatta takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Camatta blocks a jab.
Camatta misses with a right hand
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tsoi throws an off balance right hand
and Camatta cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tsoi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Camatta.
Camatta throws a hook but Tsoi avoids it easily.
Tsoi displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Camatta throws out the jab.
Tsoi misses with a body punch
and Camatta counters with a thumping low kick.
Tsoi tries to land a front kick but Camatta steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tsoi takes a swing at Camatta's ribcage but misses.
Camatta doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Tsoi chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Camatta scores with a hook.
Camatta misses with a straight right.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Camatta takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Camatta misses with an uppercut.
Camatta cracks the inside of Tsoi's front leg.
Tsoi doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tsoi moves away from the strike by Camatta.
Tsoi swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Camatta throws a hook but Tsoi blocks it.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tsoi.
Camatta throws a leg kick that misses.
Tsoi half committed to a counter leg kick.
Tsoi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Camatta.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Camatta avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Camatta, right into the meat.
Tsoi throws a hook but Camatta blocks it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Camatta! But no joy.
Camatta with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Tsoi to score with a decent uppercut.
A slapping leg kick lands for Camatta.
Tsoi misses with a lunging right hand
and Camatta counters with a stiff right hand.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Camatta has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tsoi is looking to chop away at Camatta's legs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi slips a straight right by Camatta.
Tsoi throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Camatta blocks a jab.
Camatta looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tsoi misses with a hook to the body
and Camatta counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Camatta lands with a hook. Tsoi tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Tsoi blocks a jab.
Camatta takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Camatta scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Tsoi doesn't seem bothered though.
Tsoi misses with a telegraphed body shot
enabling Camatta to counter with a crisp jab.
Tsoi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Camatta ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Tsoi tries to clinch up but Camatta circles away and keeps his distance.
Tsoi misses with a looping left.
Tsoi throws a poor cross that misses
and Camatta counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Camatta is looking to land body kicks.
Tsoi is looking to counter punch.
Tsoi looking to land some kicks to the body here.
And Camatta responds with a good body kick, but Tsoi manages to step out the way in time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Camatta ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Viktor Tsoi is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Tsoi goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Camatta misses the shot to the body.
Camatta throws a jab when Tsoi was well out of range.
Tsoi is looking to counter punch.
Camatta uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.
Tsoi looks to score with a jab to the body but Camatta is just out of range.
Camatta misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi throws out a leg kick but Camatta moves out of range and Tsoi only half commits.
Tsoi throws a leg kick

and Camatta counters with a single leg into guard. Tsoi didn't expect that.
Camatta engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Camatta's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Camatta stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Tsoi swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Tsoi has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Camatta can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Tsoi 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.
Camatta controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
More stalling from Camatta.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Camatta cracks Tsoi with a good jab.
Tsoi throws a hook but Camatta blocks it.
Tsoi throws a looping overhand right but Camatta ducks down to avoid it.
Camatta keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Camatta moves out of range as Tsoi throws a body kick.
Camatta is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Tsoi stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Tsoi fakes the leg kick and cracks Camatta in the body.
Tsoi 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.
Camatta throws a poor cross that misses
and Tsoi counters with a good, hard body kick but Camatta shrugs it off.
Tsoi swings for the body but Camatta moves out of range.
Camatta misses with an uppercut. Tsoi saw that one coming.
Tsoi feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Viktor Tsoi is winning the standup battle so far.
Tsoi pushes Camatta away with a front kick.
A low kick from Tsoi is predictable there

so Camatta counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Camatta wants to control from the top but Tsoi keeps moving.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Camatta throwing strikes but missing.
Tsoi keeping full guard, as Camatta tries to pass.

Tsoi is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Camatta is aware though and is defending well.
Camatta preventing the sweep.
Camatta slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Camatta trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Tsoi looking for a sweep. Not yet Tsoi, not yet.

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.
Camatta trying to control the position from guard on top but Tsoi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Camatta looking to pass the guard.

Tsoi working for a triangle but Camatta defends it easily.
Camatta won't allow Tsoi to sweep him here.
Camatta trying to control but Tsoi is working from the bottom.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Tsoi takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Camatta closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Camatta lands in his opponent's guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Camatta's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Camatta wants to control from the top but Tsoi keeps moving.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Camatta tries to free his leg and advance position but Tsoi is retaining full guard.
Camatta scoring with punches to the head and body.
Tsoi looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Tsoi is on top in guard.


That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi wants to control from the top but Camatta keeps moving.
Tsoi engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Tsoi passes Camatta's left leg - he's now in half guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Camatta moves into full guard.
Camatta working a defensive guard here.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Viktor Tsoi 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.


A looping hook to the body misses from Camatta. Tsoi does a little dance to reset his feet.
An attempted straight right counter from Tsoi misses the target.
Tsoi swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Camatta throws a front kick aimed at Tsoi's knee but Tsoi avoids it well.
Camatta connects with a crisp jab.
Camatta looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Tsoi feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut. Camatta saw that one coming.
Camatta throws a shot from downtown. Tsoi moves away and avoids it.
Tsoi throws a low kick but Camatta avoids it.
Camatta wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Tsoi just misses with a punch to the body.
Camatta misses with a looping left.
Tsoi was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi lets loose with a powerful body kick. Camatta will feel that in the morning.
Camatta takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Camatta throws a hook to the side of Tsoi's head but Tsoi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tsoi feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Tsoi looks to land a left hand but Camatta moved out of range nicely.
Camatta scores with a hook to the body. Tsoi takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Camatta.
Tsoi misses the shot to the body.
Camatta takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Tsoi slips a straight right by Camatta.
Camatta misses with a straight left.
Camatta throws a solid leg kick but Tsoi takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Camatta.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Tsoi.
Camatta checks a low kick from Tsoi.
Camatta swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Camatta loads up on a big right hand but Tsoi slips the punch.
Tsoi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Camatta.
Tsoi scores with a nice head shot.
Tsoi pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Camatta goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tsoi. That's going to slow Camatta down.
Camatta misses with a leg kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tsoi fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Camatta throws an off balance right hand
and Tsoi counters with a nice leg kick.
Tsoi lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Tsoi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Camatta manages to avoid it.
Camatta scores with a nice strike.
Camatta looks for a takedown but Tsoi sprawls well.
Tsoi scores with a shot to the body.
Camatta throws out a loose jab but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tsoi tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Camatta is able to avoid easily.
Camatta misses with a lunging right hand
and Tsoi counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Camatta will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Camatta.
Tsoi jabs Camatta to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Tsoi wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Tsoi fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Camatta is out of range.
Camatta throws a wild body kick that Tsoi sees coming a mile off.
The fighters circling - Camatta throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tsoi looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Camatta takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Tsoi 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.
Camatta takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.

Tsoi tries to sprawl but Camatta drives through with a takedown into half guard.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tsoi wants to get back to full guard.
Tsoi on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Tsoi is looking for a sweep. Camatta is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi trying to control from the bottom.
Tsoi manages to get to full guard.
Camatta looking to pass the guard.
Tsoi seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.

Tsoi looking for a guillotine here but Camatta defends easily.
Camatta is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Viktor Tsoi did the better work so I'd imagine he'll 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.


Tsoi throws a hook but Camatta avoids it easily.
Tsoi connects with a leg kick. Camatta looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Tsoi throws a jab when Camatta was well out of range.
Camatta was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Camatta's corner calls for a 1-2. Camatta obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Tsoi misses with a hook.
Camatta appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
An inside leg kick from Tsoi misses.
It seemed like Camatta was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Camatta lands a head kick!
Tsoi throws a hook but Camatta avoids it easily.
A little jabbing left from Camatta on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Camatta swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Camatta connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Camatta needs to keep his hands up - Tsoi had a free shot at his head there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Camatta walks forward, straight into a front kick from Tsoi.
Camatta throws a jab when Tsoi was well out of range.
Camatta takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tsoi looks to score with a jab to the body but Camatta is just out of range.
Camatta loads up on a big right hand but Tsoi slips the punch.
Tsoi fires out a quick counter leg kick but Camatta just manages to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Camatta walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Camatta throws a looping overhand right but Tsoi ducks down to avoid it.
Tsoi throws a big shot that misses.
Tsoi takes a swing at Camatta's ribcage but misses.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tsoi.
Camatta swings widly with a right hand
and Tsoi counters with a slapping leg kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tsoi.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tsoi.
Tsoi loads up on a big right hand but Camatta slips the punch.
Camatta throws a right and a left that both miss.
Camatta slips under a jab.
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Camatta.
Tsoi takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Tsoi fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Camatta looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Camatta has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Tsoi.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi takes a swing at Camatta's ribcage but misses.
Tsoi moves into range and connects with a jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tsoi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Tsoi here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.
Camatta throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Tsoi blocks a head kick by Camatta.
Camatta lands with an uppercut that bounces Tsoi off the cage and back into range.
Tsoi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Camatta.
Camatta works over Tsoi's head and body with a nice combination.
Tsoi tries to land a leg kick but Camatta saw it coming and moves away.
Tsoi looks to score with a jab to the body but Camatta is just out of range.
Camatta drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tsoi defends it well.
A decent looking cross lands there for Tsoi.
Tsoi avoids the body shot from Camatta.
Tsoi throws a lazy uppercut
and Camatta makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Tsoi throws a front kick aimed at Camatta's knee but Camatta avoids it well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Donk. Camatta catches Tsoi right on the button with a cross.
Tsoi throws the left hand but Camatta avoids the punch easily.
A shot to the liver by Camatta. Beautiful body shot.
Camatta lands with a straight right. Tsoi didn't see that one coming.
Tsoi fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Camatta misses with a straight right.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tsoi 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 Camatta has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Camatta and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Tsoi slips a jab from Camatta.
Tsoi tried to counter with a leg kick but Camatta avoided it.
Camatta 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.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Camatta checks it.
Camatta swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Camatta's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tsoi throws a leg kick that misses.
Camatta throws a lazy uppercut
and Tsoi counters with a nice low kick that buckles Camatta's knee momentarily.
Camatta avoids a kick to the body.
Tsoi throws a poor cross that misses
and Camatta counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A slapping body kick lands there for Tsoi.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Camatta ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Tsoi scores with a spinning back kick!
Tsoi misses with a body kick.
Camatta looks to land a left hand but Tsoi moved out of range nicely.
Tsoi quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Camatta uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tsoi.
Camatta throws a solid leg kick but Tsoi takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Camatta.
Tsoi blocks a low kick nicely.
Camatta throws a lazy right hand but Tsoi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Camatta attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Tsoi wants to slow Camatta down by chopping away at his legs.
Camatta lands a really nice looking cross but Tsoi seems unphased.
Nice takedown defense from Tsoi. No joy for Camatta on that attempt.
A head kick misses from Camatta.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi misses with a jab to the body
letting Camatta counter with a right hand.
Camatta lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A jab from Camatta misses.
Tsoi is looking to clinch.
Camatta on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.

Camatta throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Tsoi was covering up waiting for the punch and Camatta finishes the takedown easily into guard.
Tsoi pulls Camatta in to control the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Tsoi is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Tsoi trying to control the position here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Camatta trying to control but Tsoi is working from the bottom.
Camatta stands and throws Tsoi's legs to the side, diving into side control.
You can see the frustration on Tsoi's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Viktor Tsoi is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Camatta working the ground and pound but Tsoi is defending the strikes.
Tsoi is not content to let Camatta control the position.
Camatta tries to score with some ground and pound. Tsoi controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Tsoi is trying to control Camatta's posture but Camatta avoids it.
Camatta landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
Tsoi is being controlled here.
Camatta is looking to take a break and control but Tsoi is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi wants to control but Camatta postures up.
Camatta working the head and body with strikes.
Tsoi is looking for a sweep.
Tsoi struggling a bit here.
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The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.

Camatta gets the takedown into side control.
Camatta cracks Tsoi with a big elbow.
Antonio Camatta has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi is trying to control Camatta's posture but Camatta avoids it.
Camatta works to advance to full mount. Tsoi defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.
Tsoi tries to lock up and control but Camatta gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Camatta with a couple of short strikes.
Camatta misses with a series of strikes from mount. He'll no doubt be working on his ground and pound when he gets back to the gym.
Tsoi is trying to escape the mount.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Camatta lands a couple of nice shots there from mount.

And that's the end of the fight!
Antonio Camatta comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Tsoi 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 Andrew Berry scores the fight 48:47
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 48:47
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 47:49

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Viktor Tsoi!

After winning the bout, Viktor Tsoi 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: EVO 266: Tsoi vs Cortes 2     
Date:   Sep 08, 2016

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Viktor Tsoi and Ferdinand Cortes. Tsoi's entrance music is Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. A fine choice. Ferdinand Cortes has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Viktor Tsoi's chin.

169 cm
30
138 lbs
24 - 6 - 1
169 cm
29
150 lbs
26 - 2 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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

Reaper Combatwear
Sully's Bar & Grill



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 24 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 26 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Ferdinand Cortes!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, Donald Grub and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cortes throws a shot from downtown. Tsoi moves away and avoids it.
Donk. Cortes catches Tsoi right on the button with a cross.
Tsoi misses with a straight right.
Cortes appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Tsoi ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Cortes throws a nice outside leg kick.
Tsoi checks a low kick from Cortes.
A little feinted left hand from Tsoi on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Cortes throws a jab but it's blocked by Tsoi.
Cortes just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromTsoi.
Cortes works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cortes pivots, looking for a leg kick but Tsoi is out of range and Cortes settles back down.
Tsoi 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.
Tsoi chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Cortes can pounce on him.
Cortes swings away with a body shot that misses
and Tsoi counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cortes throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tsoi.
Cortes connects with a leg kick. Tsoi looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Cortes fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Tsoi slips under a jab from Cortes.
Tsoi takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Good work by Tsoi as he checks the leg kick.
Cortes with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Cortes wants to slow Tsoi down by chopping away at his legs.
Nice uppercut lands for Cortes. That snapped Tsoi's head back.
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cortes misses with a hook. Tsoi ducked under it nicely.
Cortes throws out a loose jab but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cortes looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Cortes lands with a nice body kick.
The fighters circling - Cortes throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Cortes displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tsoi throws out the jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi throws a big shot that misses.
Cortes throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Tsoi tries to bum rush Cortes with a series of wild strikes but Cortes uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Cortes throws a sloppy body shot
and Tsoi counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Cortes swings away with a body shot that misses
and Tsoi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Cortes misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi misses with a body shot
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cortes throws a leg kick that is checked
and Tsoi counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Cortes misses with a wild body shot.
A good leg kick by Cortes.
Cortes misses with a hook. Tsoi ducked under it nicely.
An attempted straight right counter from Tsoi misses the target.
Cortes throws an off balance right hand
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Cortes misses with a looping left.
Tsoi blocks a jab.
A quick step to the side and Tsoi tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Nice body kick from Cortes.
Cortes delivers a nice body kick.
Cortes connects with a body shot.
Cortes throws a hook but Tsoi blocks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a right hand that misses
letting Cortes counter with a right hand.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tsoi looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Cortes throws a leg kick but Tsoi sees it coming and moves out of range.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi tries to land a body kick
and Cortes connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Cortes walks into a straight right hand from Tsoi.
Tsoi looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Cortes looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Tsoi throws a leg kick
and Cortes connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tsoi. That's going to slow Cortes down.
A big left from Cortes misses.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi scores with a crisp jab that stopped Cortes in his tracks.
Tsoi loads up on a big right hand but Cortes slips the punch.
Tsoi moves out of range of the strikes.
Cortes is looking to chop away at Tsoi's legs.
Tsoi lands with a hook. Cortes tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Cortes misses with an uppercut
and Tsoi counters with a nice low kick that buckles Cortes's knee momentarily.
Cortes scores with a nice strike.
Jab, jab by Cortes - just one landing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi checks a leg kick.
A head kick by Cortes misses
enabling Tsoi to counter with a crisp jab.
An inside leg kick from Cortes misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice uppercut lands for Cortes. That snapped Tsoi's head back.
Cortes throws a head kick but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tsoi lands with a nice body punch.
Cortes throws a leg kick that misses.
Tsoi was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Cortes throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tsoi walks into a jab.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Tsoi stuns Cortes with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tsoi listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Tsoi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cortes manages to avoid it.
Cortes lands a nice looking body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cortes lunges at Tsoi with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Tsoi's hand.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cortes misses with a leg kick
and Tsoi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Tsoi throws an overhand right that lands on Cortes's shoulder, as Cortes tries to avoid the shot.
Cortes works the jab nicely.
Cortes throws out a loose jab but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ferdinand Cortes seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nice body punch from Cortes.
Ferdinand Cortes seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Tsoi throws a low kick, looking for Cortes's leg but Cortes calmly moves out of range.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Cortes doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Tsoi moves out of range of the body kick from Cortes.
Tsoi is looking to counter with a body kick.
Cortes throws a right hand that misses
and Tsoi connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Cortes throws out a loose jab but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Donk. Cortes catches Tsoi right on the button with a cross.
Cortes with a hook.
Cortes ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Cortes avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tsoi digs a good body shot into Cortes's ribs.
Cortes throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Cortes throws a body kick that misses.
Cortes looks to throw a body kick
and Tsoi finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Cortes connects with a right hand. Tsoi shakes it off.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A little jabbing left from Cortes on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A swing and a miss from Tsoi.
A right-left combo lands from Tsoi.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cortes throws a lazy right hand but Tsoi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Cortes has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Tsoi lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Tsoi takes one to the side of the head.
Cortes looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Tsoi checks a leg kick nicely.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Cortes.
Tsoi keeps Cortes at a distance using the push kick.
Cortes misses with a body shot.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cortes misses with a shot to the body
and Tsoi counters with a nice body kick.
A big right from Tsoi misses.
Cortes throws a lazy uppercut
and Tsoi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tsoi takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Cortes dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Tsoi. That did some damage!
Tsoi throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tsoi throws a right hand that misses
and Cortes counters with a nice leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cortes jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Cortes scores with a jab. Tsoi acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Cortes ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Tsoi jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Cortes missing with a left hand there. Tsoi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tsoi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Tsoi might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Tsoi lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Tsoi throws a body punch but Cortes moves out of range.
Tsoi lands a really nice looking cross but Cortes seems unphased.
Cortes misses with a shot to the body
and Tsoi counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Cortes chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Tsoi is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Cortes defending well as Tsoi loads up on a big left hand.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut. Cortes saw that one coming.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cortes throws an overhand right that lands on Tsoi's shoulder, as Tsoi tries to avoid the shot.
Tsoi takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Tsoi lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Tsoi looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cortes lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Tsoi slips a jab from Cortes.
Cortes tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tsoi is able to avoid easily.
Tsoi fires out a quick counter leg kick but Cortes just manages to avoid it.
Tsoi avoids the body shot from Cortes.
Tsoi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Cortes.
Cortes jabs at Tsoi's body.
A big right from Tsoi misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a nice head kick!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Cortes.
Cortes misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Cortes feints and then cracks Tsoi's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Tsoi down.
Cortes throws a head kick that misses.
Cortes tries to score with a low kick but Tsoi moves his leg out of the way.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Cortes.
Cortes connects with a leg kick. Tsoi looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Tsoi takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Cortes throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Tsoi throws a body kick, spinning off balance
enabling Cortes to counter with a crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cortes lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Tsoi will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cortes lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Cortes tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Cortes jabs Tsoi to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Cortes takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Cortes tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tsoi was well out of range. Poor timing from Cortes.
Cortes throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Cortes swings away with a body shot that misses
and Tsoi connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tsoi lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Tsoi blocks a jab.
Tsoi swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cortes lands a nice looking kick to the body. Tsoi takes a step back to recover.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Cortes scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
A slow jab from Tsoi misses its intended target.
Cortes cracks a nice hook into Tsoi's ribs.
Tsoi throws a poor cross that misses
and Cortes counters with a left to the body.
Tsoi throws the left hand but Cortes avoids the punch easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cortes throws a front kick aimed at Tsoi's knee but Tsoi avoids it well.
Tsoi was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Cortes misses with a jab to the body
and Tsoi counters with a nice uppercut.
Cortes feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tsoi's calf.
Tsoi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cortes manages to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cortes connects with the punch.
Cortes tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tsoi is able to avoid easily.
It looked like Tsoi wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Tsoi scores with a shot to the body.
Cortes motions for Tsoi to come forward. Cortes throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Cortes throws a nice outside leg kick.
Tsoi takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Cortes lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Cortes takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Tsoi lands with an uppercut that bounces Cortes off the cage and back into range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi slips under a jab.
Cortes fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tsoi looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Tsoi misses with a looping left.
Cortes keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Tsoi throws a hook to the side of Cortes's head but Cortes sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cortes connects with a looping right hand.
Cortes scores with a leg kick.
Tsoi takes one to the chin there.
Tsoi misses with a left hand
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Cortes misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tsoi.
As Cortes looks to move away, Tsoi throws a big counter combo but Cortes just gets out of the way.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A cross from Tsoi lands.
Cortes walks into a stiff left hand from Tsoi.
Cortes misses with a straight right.
Cortes looks to land a right hand but Tsoi moved out of range.
Cortes scores with a jab.
Tsoi lands with a nice body kick.
A jab from Tsoi does it's job there.
Cortes throws a body punch but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tsoi swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Tsoi tries a head kick but it misses.
A nice leg kick lands there from Cortes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cortes takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut.
Cortes scores with a nice strike.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Cortes fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
Tsoi throws a jab but it's blocked by Cortes.
A nice side step and Cortes releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Cortes swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Cortes throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Tsoi misses with a body shot.
Cortes avoids a kick to the body.
Cortes takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cortes stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Cortes throws a body shot but no joy.
Cortes connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.

Tsoi is rocked!
Good work by Tsoi as he checks the leg kick.
Oh Tsoi is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Jab by Cortes.
Cortes scoring well with a low kick there.
Cortes ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tsoi moves away.
Cortes thows a leg kick but Tsoi checks it
and Tsoi counters with a slapping leg kick.
Cortes throws a body shot but no joy.
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tsoi throwing a counter right hand but Cortes manages to avoid it.
Tsoi seems to have got his legs back now.

That's one minute gone in the round.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Cortes throws a nice outside leg kick.
Cortes lands with a nice body punch.
Cortes throws a lazy uppercut
and Tsoi counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A big right from Cortes misses.
Cortes works Tsoi's body with a nice hook.
Cortes misses with a left hand
letting Tsoi counter with a right hand.
Tsoi fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Cortes is out of range.
Cortes scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Viktor Tsoi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cortes misses with an uppercut. Tsoi saw that one coming.
Tsoi chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Cortes can pounce on him.
Tsoi moves out of range of the leg kick from Cortes.
Cortes avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Cortes slips under a jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cortes lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Cortes shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
A lazy left from Cortes finds it's target.
Cortes rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Cortes cracks Tsoi with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A cross from Cortes lands.
Tsoi ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Cortes throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Tsoi stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Cortes misses with a low kick.
A counter left hand to the body from Tsoi misses its target.
Cortes looks to land a right hand but Tsoi moved out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Cortes. Tsoi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Cortes swings for the body but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tsoi swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Tsoi scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Cortes throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cortes connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Tsoi's hands.
Good shot there by Cortes.
A jab from Cortes does it's job there.
Cortes with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Cortes throws a leg kick but Tsoi moved away.
And Tsoi counters with a quick kick to the body but Cortes blocks it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tsoi tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Cortes manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Cortes tries a low kick but Tsoi avoids it.
Cortes misses with a low kick.
A good leg kick by Cortes.
Tsoi scores with a nice body kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ferdinand Cortes comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Cortes 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 Paul Tew scores the fight 46:50
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 46:49
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ferdinand Cortes!
Ferdinand Cortes retains his featherweight title!
After winning the bout, Ferdinand Cortes 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: EVO 264: Cortes vs Lesnoe     
Date:   Aug 25, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Viktor Tsoi and Bruce Banner. Tsoi comes to the cage accompanied by Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. Viktor Tsoi could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Bruce Banner's chin.

169 cm
29
138 lbs
23 - 6 - 1
165 cm
32
145 lbs
13 - 8 - 0
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Bruce Banner!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Banner connects with a good right hand that stumbles Tsoi. Tsoi circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Tsoi paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Tsoi tries to land a leg kick but Banner saw it coming and moves away.
Banner drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tsoi defends it well.
Banner cracks Tsoi with a good jab.
Banner takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Nice defenses there by Tsoi.
Banner throws a lazy right hand but Tsoi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tsoi was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Banner with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Tsoi to score with a decent uppercut.
Banner scores with a sloppy right hand. Tsoi should have avoided that one.
Banner blocks a leg kick.
Tsoi tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Banner was well out of range. Poor timing from Tsoi.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tsoi misses with a body shot.
Banner moves out of range of the body kick from Tsoi.
Banner looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tsoi definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Banner looks to land a combination but Tsoi avoids it well.
Banner throws a combination that misses
and Tsoi counters with an outside leg kick.
Tsoi ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

Banner lands a big head kick that sends Tsoi tumbling to the mat! Banner takes a step backwards and waves Tsoi back to his feet - he wants the finish!

Tsoi is rocked!
Nice defenses there by Tsoi.
Oh Tsoi is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Nice body punch from Tsoi.
Tsoi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Banner.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Banner takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Banner throws a sloppy head kick
and Tsoi counters with a left to the body.
Tsoi seems to have got his legs back now.
Banner has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Banner there as he acknowledges the shot.
Tsoi on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Tsoi with a hook.

Banner is rocked!
Tsoi fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Tsoi takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Nice shot lands for Tsoi.
Banner is still on wobbly legs! Can Tsoi finish him?
Banner throws a jab but it's blocked by Tsoi.
Banner lands a jab to the head.
Banner seems to have recovered his senses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tsoi lunges at Banner with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Banner's hand.
Tsoi throws a wild body kick that Banner sees coming a mile off.
Banner is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Tsoi darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Tsoi cracks Banner with a big right hand that sees him stumbling back against the cage! Banner falls to his knees and Tsoi doesn't need a second invitatation - he rushes in and fires off several unanswered shots that force the referee to stop the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:54 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Viktor Tsoi!
Viktor Tsoi retains his bantamweight title!
A victorious Viktor Tsoi thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: GAMMA#574 Jordan v Gunnar 2     
Date:   Aug 06, 2016

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Fabian Hoi and Viktor Tsoi. Chooooooooon! I think Hoi might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Fehu - Wardruna. Tsoi comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Zvezda po Imeni Solnce kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Fabian Hoi could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Viktor Tsoi's chin.

163 cm
30
157 lbs
25 - 8 - 1
169 cm
29
138 lbs
22 - 6 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Fabian Hoi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Timothy Bukovac and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Tsoi.
Tsoi scores with a leg kick.
Hoi slips under a jab.
Hoi misses with a series of wild punches.
Hoi takes one on the button.
The fight stays on the outside here - Tsoi looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Hoi feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Hoi sees it coming and moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tsoi.
Tsoi looks to throw the jab but Hoi is out of range.
Tsoi buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Hoi misses with a two punch combination.
A low kick from Hoi misses
and Tsoi counters with a nice body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Hoi takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tsoi. That's going to slow Hoi down.
Tsoi lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Tsoi thows a body kick. Hoi tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Hoi checks the leg kick nicely there.
Hoi slips under a jab.
Hoi looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Tsoi scoring well with a low kick there.
Tsoi has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Hoi is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Tsoi paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Tsoi swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tsoi thows a left - swing and a miss!
A slow jab from Tsoi misses its intended target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice jab there from Tsoi.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tsoi misses with a hook. Hoi ducked under it nicely.
Tsoi connects with a leg kick. Hoi looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Hoi takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Tsoi dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Hoi. That did some damage!
Hoi throws a leg kick but Tsoi checks it.
The fighters circling - Tsoi throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Hoi gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Hoi thows a left - swing and a miss!
The fighters circle momentarily. Tsoi darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Tsoi misses with a leg kick
and Hoi connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tsoi is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Hoi had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into p‚tť.
Hoi on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Hoi moves forwards but Tsoi connects with a nice, crisp jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi is looking to slow Hoi down with leg kicks.
Tsoi slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Tsoi throws a leg kick that is checked
enabling Hoi to counter with a crisp jab.
Tsoi lands a jab to the head.
Tsoi uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Hoi has time to react.
Hoi slips a straight right by Tsoi.
A punch lands to the side of Tsoi 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Hoi ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Hoi misses with an uppercut
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Hoi is rocked!
Viktor Tsoi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tsoi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hoi manages to avoid it.
Oh Hoi is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Tsoi misses with a body shot.
Hoi seems to have got his legs back now.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tsoi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hoi takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Tsoi misses with a hook.
Hoi moves out of range of the body kick.
Tsoi misses with a straight right.
Hoi takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Tsoi misses with a kick to the body.
Tsoi scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Tsoi lands a nice shot to the body.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a shot from downtown. Hoi moves away and avoids it.
A little feinted left hand from Hoi on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tsoi throws a half hearted mid kick.
Hoi swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Hoi takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Viktor Tsoi dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Tsoi uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Tsoi scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Tsoi fails in his attempt to clinch.
Hoi was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Tsoi drops Hoi with a straight left! Oh this is bad for Hoi! Tsoi dives in and starts dropping bombs - the referee has no choice but to step in and save him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:21 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Viktor Tsoi!
A very excited looking Viktor Tsoi made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
The defeated Fabian Hoi had this to say: 'I will only fight for huge cash anymore after this disappointing loss. I am a mercenary top gun from now on.'.
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Event: EVO 256: Hess vs Traylor     
Date:   Jul 16, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Viktor Tsoi. Tsoi has chosen Zvezda po Imeni Solnce as his entrance music. Sean Tallon has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

169 cm
33
141 lbs
38 - 14 - 1
169 cm
29
135 lbs
21 - 6 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Phil Schofield and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice defenses there by Tsoi.
Tsoi appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Tallon jabs Tsoi right on the nose. Tsoi blinks but takes it well.
Tallon misses with a leg kick.
Tsoi flicks out a counter leg kick but Tallon steps away.
Tsoi closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tsoi now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tsoi moves away.
Tsoi feints a counter leg kick.

Tallon clinches.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tsoi misses with a body punch.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Tsoi.
Tsoi is working Tallon over against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head punch on the inside from Tsoi fails to land.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tsoi's elbow.
Tallon lands a nice uppercut.
Tsoi blocks an uppercut.
Tsoi swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tsoi tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Tallon just stands there and leans against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi wants to break free but Tallon has control.
Tsoi stalling.
Tsoi wants to stall.
Tsoi throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tsoi.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tsoi's elbow.
Tsoi blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon is struggling to control the position.
Tallon lands a body punch.
Tallon is leaning against Tsoi and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Tsoi stalling the fight.
Tallon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tsoi blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tsoi has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Tsoi struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Tsoi lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Tsoi controls the action.
Tallon gets through Tsoi's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Tallon scores with a shot to the side of Tsoi's head.
Tallon tries a body shot but Tsoi blocks it.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tsoi blocks an uppercut.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tsoi missing with knees to the body.
Tsoi has had enough of the clinch but Tallon keeps him there for the moment.
Tsoi lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tallon blocking some punches.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tsoi.
Tallon lands with a short punch from the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tsoi.
Tsoi can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tsoi.
Tsoi has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Tallon seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Tsoi can turn it around.

Tsoi ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Tsoi no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.
Tallon would like to get this fight back to the feet but can't get free from the closed guard.

Tallon gets to his feet. Tsoi looking to butt scoot but the ref puts an end to that. On your feet son!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tallon.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Tallon rushes Tsoi and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon tries to work over Tsoi's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tallon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tsoi.
Tsoi lands an uppercut.
Tsoi lands an uppercut.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Tsoi lands with a light punch inside.
Tsoi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tsoi misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon blocking some punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Tsoi avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tsoi throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tsoi tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Tsoi controls his hands.
Tsoi takes a shot to the head.
Tsoi misses with some punches.
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tsoi just leaning against Tallon, taking a breather.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tsoi struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tsoi digs a right hand into Tallon's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Tallon's gas tank.
Tallon stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tsoi lands with a left to the head.
A shot in the inside from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tsoi lands a body shot in the clinch.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Sean Tallon 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.


Tallon misses with a body punch
and Tsoi counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Sean Tallon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tallon tries a head kick but it misses.
Tallon seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Tallon lands a nice shot that snaps Tsoi's head back.
Tallon connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Tsoi's hands.
Tallon misses with a hook to the body
and Tsoi connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tsoi wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Tallon throws a body kick that misses.
Tallon throws the kick towards the body but Tsoi avoids it.
Tsoi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tallon looks to land a body kick but Tsoi moved away.
Tsoi takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Tallon throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Tsoi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tsoi connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tsoi wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Tsoi moves forwards but Tallon connects with a nice, crisp jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jab by Tallon.
Tallon throws a poor cross that misses

and Tsoi counters with a single leg into guard. Tallon didn't expect that.
Tsoi pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Tallon is keeping the position for now.
Tsoi throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Tallon wants to get back to his feet but he's too absorbed in his own little project and Tsoi manages to pass to side control.

Tallon makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
Tsoi pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

Tallon fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Tsoi, pushing him back against the cage.
Tsoi blocking some punches.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Tallon lands with a left to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi blocking some punches.
Tsoi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tsoi throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tsoi lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tsoi's elbow.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Tsoi controls the action.
Tallon's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A short left from Tallon.
Tallon takes a shot to the head.
Tsoi stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Tallon blocking some punches.
A shot in the inside from Tallon.
Tsoi displaying some good clinch control by pressing Tallon up against the cage.
Sean Tallon has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Tallon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Tallon as Tsoi tries to tie him up.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tallon.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Tallon lands a hook that snaps the head of Tsoi backwards.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon tries to work over Tsoi's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Tsoi breaks from the clinch.
Tsoi takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Tsoi jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Tsoi avoids the body shot from Tallon.
Tallon walks into a left hand.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Tallon defending well as Tsoi loads up on a big left hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Tallon fails with an attempt to clinch.
Tsoi avoids the head kick by Tallon.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tallon lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tsoi's sensitive parts.
Good standup being displayed there by Tallon as he connects with a hook.
Tsoi doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tallon lands with an overhand left.
Tallon misses with a kick to the body
and Tsoi connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Sean Tallon is winning the standup battle so far.
Tsoi connects with a nice looking jab.
Tallon tries to clinch but Tsoi is having none of it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tallon doesn't manage to clinch there - Tsoi circles away.
Tallon's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Tsoi connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Tallon scrambles back to his feet.
Tsoi misses with a body kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tallon is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Nice body kick from Tallon.
Tsoi moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.
Tsoi thinks about the counter body kick.
Tallon cracks a nice hook into Tsoi's ribs.
Tallon lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Tallon uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Tsoi has time to react.
A solid leg kick lands there for Tallon.
Tallon lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tsoi at a distance.
Tsoi moves out of range of the body kick.
Tsoi throws the kick towards the body but Tallon avoids it.
A head kick misses from Tallon.
A swing and a miss from Tsoi.

Tallon closes the distance and clinches.
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!
Tallon scores with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon blocking some punches.
Tsoi misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tsoi working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tsoi struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tsoi throws a head punch that misses.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tsoi's elbow.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Tsoi.
Tallon tries a body shot but Tsoi blocks it.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tallon tries a body shot but Tsoi blocks it.
A nice left hand lands by Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a punch on the inside.
Tsoi tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Tsoi tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
Tsoi misses with a punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tsoi prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tsoi misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tsoi jumps guard but Tallon turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon lands a right hand.
Tsoi working aggressively here.

Tsoi pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Tsoi on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
A low kick from Tallon is predictable there
and Tsoi counters with a stiff right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon works Tsoi's body with a nice hook.
Tallon is looking to land body kicks.
A swing and a miss from Tallon.
Tallon moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Tallon misses with a hook to the body
and Tsoi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi misses with a hook.
Tallon misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tallon cracks Tsoi with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Tsoi is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Tsoi clobbers Tallon with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Tallon throws a jab when Tsoi was well out of range.
Tallon scores with a jab to the body.
Tallon bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Tallon is looking to clinch but Tsoi is avoiding it.
A little jabbing left from Tsoi on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Tallon scores with a decent looking hook.
Tallon jabs Tsoi to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Tallon throws a body punch but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tallon connects with an inside leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon fails with an attempt to clinch.
It seemed like Tsoi was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tallon can pounce on him.
Tallon moves away from the strike by Tsoi.
Tallon throws a leg kick
and Tsoi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A shot to the body from Tallon misses
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Good standup being displayed there by Tallon as he connects with a hook.
Tsoi tests Tallon's chin there with a solid looking shot.

Tallon is rocked!
Tallon tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Tsoi counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Oh Tallon is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Tallon looks to clinch
and Tsoi counters with a crisp right that sends Tallon to the canvas! Tsoi follows up with punches from the mount and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:46 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Viktor Tsoi!
Viktor Tsoi is the new bantamweight champion!
A victorious Viktor Tsoi thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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RATING
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Event: EVO 253: SummerSlam     
Date:   Jul 02, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Viktor Tsoi. Tsoi is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. Tsoi has a niggling injury. He would have liked to come in 100% fit but that's not always possible. This should be fireworks!

169 cm
32
141 lbs
36 - 14 - 1
169 cm
29
133 lbs
21 - 5 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Reaper Combatwear
Museum of Monsters & Madmen

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



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 36 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 21 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Sam Margolis and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A nice inside leg kick there by Tallon. That's going to slow Tsoi down.
Tsoi throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tallon throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tallon seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Tallon lands with a shot to the body.
Tsoi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Tsoi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tsoi avoids a kick to the body.
Tallon moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Tallon lands with a right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Tsoi looks winded!
Tallon connects with a nice looking jab.
Tallon is looking to slow Tsoi down with leg kicks.
Good standup being displayed there by Tsoi as he connects with a hook.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon pushes Tsoi away with a front kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi avoids a kick to the body.
Tallon delivers a nice body kick.
Tsoi tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Tallon misses with a head kick.
Tsoi throws out a counter right but Tallon avoids it with no problem.
A lazy left from Tallon finds it's target.
Tsoi 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.
Tallon scores with the left hand. Tsoi knows he should have avoided that one.
Tsoi throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tallon thinks about countering with a body kick.

Tallon has closed the distance and engaged Tsoi in a clinch.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A shot in the inside from Tallon.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Tsoi.
Tsoi lands a shoulder strike.
Tallon lands with a short head shot on the inside.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tsoi tries to throw a body punch but Tallon avoids it by throwing Tsoi back against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon cracks Tsoi with a nice body shot.
Tallon works on Tsoi's body with a couple of short punches.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tallon.

Tsoi is rocked!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Tsoi is still on wobbly legs! Can Tallon finish him?
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tallon.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A short uppercut from Tallon.
Tsoi fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tsois head.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tsois head.
A short body shot lands from Tallon as the two fighters clinch.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A right hand to the body from Tallon.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tallon.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tsoi.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tallon tries a body shot but Tsoi blocks it.
Tsoi blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Tsoi avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tsoi misses with the head strike.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon lands with a light punch inside.
Tallon lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Tallon throws a big uppercut that drops Tsoi! More strikes from Tallon and the referee jumps in to stop the fight! Tsoi lies dazed against the cage as Tallon celebrates with his cornermen!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:50 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Sean Tallon!
Sean Tallon is the new bantamweight champion!
Sean Tallon 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.
Viktor Tsoi was interviewed post fight and said 'That's it, my time is up.'.
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Event: EVO 251: Tsoi vs Tallon 2     
Date:   Jun 25, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Viktor Tsoi. Tsoi has chosen Zvezda po Imeni Solnce as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

169 cm
32
141 lbs
36 - 14 - 0
169 cm
29
133 lbs
21 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Museum of Monsters & Madmen

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



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 36 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 21 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Andrew Berry and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Tallon sees it coming and moves out of range.
Tallon avoids the body shot from Tsoi.
Tallon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tsoi throws out the jab.
Tallon is looking to counter punch.
Tsoi lands a nice hook to Tallon's body. Tallon takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Nice shot by Tallon.
Tallon lands a jab to Tsoi's midsection.
Tallon lands a nice looking body shot.
Tallon swings away with a body shot that misses
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tsoi moves out of range of the body kick from Tallon.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tsoi throws out a counter right but Tallon avoids it with no problem.
Tsoi takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Tsoi tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tallon was well out of range. Poor timing from Tsoi.
Tallon scores with a decent looking hook.
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!
Tallon misses with a lunging right hand
and Tsoi counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Tsoi looks for the body kick but Tallon saw that one coming.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Tsoi tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Tsoi.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tsoi is trying to break the clinch but Tallon has him pressed against the cage.
Tsoi misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tsoi tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Tallon just stands there and leans against the cage.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Tsoi avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Tsoi.
Tsoi prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tsoi lands an uppercut.
Tsoi lands with a light punch inside.
Tsoi misses with a body punch.
Tsoi wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Tallon has him pressed against the cage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tsoi.
Tsoi lands an uppercut.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon is leaning against Tsoi and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Tallon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Tsoi controls the action.
Tallon misses with a body punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon scores with a shoulder strike.
Tsoi can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
Tallon lands a body shot in the clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tsoi digs a right hand into Tallon's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Tallon's gas tank.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tsoi lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Tsoi has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Tsoi throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Tsoi avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tsoi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A right hand to the body from Tallon.
Tsoi struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Tsoi misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tsoi has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Tallon seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Tsoi can turn it around.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A right hand to the body from Tsoi.
Tsoi doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Still in the clinch, Tallon scores with a nice short uppercut.
Tsoi blocks an uppercut.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Tsoi.
Tsoi tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tsoi wants to break the clinch but can't.
A short left from Tsoi.
Tsoi lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tallon tries to work over Tsoi's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Tsoi.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tsoi.
Tsoi softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Tsoi misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tsoi misses with a body punch.
Tsoi pressing his opponent against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Tsoi lands with a left to the head.
Still in the clinch, Tsoi scores with a nice short uppercut.
Tsoi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Tsoi is stalling here.
Tsoi swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tallon lands with an uppercut that bounces Tsoi off the cage and back into range.
Tsoi takes one on the button.
Tallon jabs Tsoi right on the nose. Tsoi blinks but takes it well.

Tallon moves into range and clinches up with Tsoi.
Tsoi can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
A short right from Tallon on the inside.
A short uppercut from Tsoi.
Tallon tries a body shot but Tsoi blocks it.
Tsoi tries a knee to the head but Tallon blocks it.
Tsoi misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tsoi throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tsoi blocking some punches.
Tsoi swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon lands with a short shot to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tsoi tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short uppercut from Tallon.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tallon lands a body shot in the clinch.
Tsoi stalling in the clinch but Tallon improves position.
Tsoi lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Tsoi.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Tsoi.
Tsoi blocking some punches.

Tsoi pulls guard successfully.
Tallon wanted to stand there but Tsoi had control of the position.

Tallon decides to stand up and beckons his opponent to follow.
Tsoi 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.
Tsoi misses with a kick to the body.
Tsoi uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Tallon has time to react.
Tallon fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Tallon misses.
Tsoi tries to move into range but Tallon moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tsoi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.

Tsoi tries to keep at a distance but Tallon has taken the fight into the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Tsoi.
A short right from Tsoi.
Tsoi tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A body shot lands from Tsoi.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Tallon takes a shot to the head.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Tsoi gets through Tallon's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Tsoi has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Tsoi prevents a body shot from Tallon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tsoi creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Tallon lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tsoi backwards.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Tsoi avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon digs a right hand underneath Tsoi's ribcage. Tsoi let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Tallon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Tsoi wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tsoi.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
A short right from Tsoi.
Tsoi softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Tsoi misses with a body punch.
Tsoi misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon throws a punch but it's blocked by Tsoi.
Tallon pushes Tsoi back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Tallon lands a shoulder strike.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tsoi misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tsoi tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tsoi creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Tsoi backwards.
Tsoi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Nice body punch from Tsoi - that landed with a thud.
Tsoi struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Tsoi has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Tallon scores with a nice hook to the head.
Tallon lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Tallon lands a left hand.
Tsoi lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
The referee is keeping an eye on Tsoi - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Tsoi controls his hands.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Sean Tallon will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tallon.
Tsoi is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Tallon misses with a body shot.
Tsoi feints a counter leg kick.
Nice shot lands for Tallon.
Tallon takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Tallon takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Tallon on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tsoi. Tsoi obviously looking to wear him down.
Tallon tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Sean Tallon is winning the standup battle so far.
Tsoi avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tsoi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Tallon.
Tallon cracks Tsoi with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Tallon turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi throws a body kick that misses.
Tsoi circles away from the clinch attempt.
Tallon lands with a good body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a nice outside leg kick.
Tallon throws a jab when Tsoi was well out of range.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
Tsoi is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Tallon with a body shot.
Tallon seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Tsoi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tallon thumps Tsoi with a low kick.
Tallon throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Tallon misses with a body punch
and Tsoi counters with a low kick, right behind Tallon 's knee.
Tallon misses with a head kick.
Tallon is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tsoi.
Tsoi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Tsoi walks forward, straight into a front kick from Tallon.
Tsoi lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tallon on the wrong end of a kick to the body.

Tsoi shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Tsoi was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tsoi wants to lay and pray for a moment but Tallon keeps working.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon is looking to reverse the position.
Tsoi is looking to take a break and control but Tallon is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Tallon is trying to control Tsoi's posture but Tsoi avoids it.
Tallon tries to escape but Tsoi is in control.
Tallon seems a little lost for a moment, as Tsoi dominates the positioning.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon wants to get back to his feet.
Tsoi trying to control the action but Tallon is working from the bottom.
Tallon is trying to escape and get back to his feet.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tallon checks a leg kick.
Tsoi misses with a body shot
letting Tallon counter with a right hand.
Tallon has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Tsoi.
Tallon tries a head kick but it misses.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tsoi 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 Tallon has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tallon and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Tallon fails in his attempt to clinch.
Tsoi looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi lands a leg kick that knocks Tallon off balance momentarily.
Tallon takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Tsoi takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
An inside leg kick from Tallon misses.
Tsoi is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tallon.
Tallon moves out of range of the body kick.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut
letting Tallon counter with a right hand.
Tallon on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tsoi. Tsoi obviously looking to wear him down.
Tsoi shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Tallon but Tallon pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tallon 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.
Tallon comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Tallon chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tsoi can pounce on him.
Tallon throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Tsoi stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi connects with an inside leg kick.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A little feinted left hand from Tallon on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A low kick from Tsoi is predictable there
and Tallon counters with a nice uppercut.
Tallon is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Tallon has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Tallon there as he acknowledges the shot.
Tsoi moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Tallon throws a front kick that sends Tsoi stumbling back into the cage.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tallon tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A big right from Tallon misses.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tsoi, right into the meat.
A slow jab from Tallon misses its intended target.
Tallon walks into a stiff left hand from Tsoi.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi lands a glancing blow to the side of Tallon's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a body kick that misses.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tsoi moves away.
Tsoi lands a nice looking body kick.
Tallon throws a big shot that misses.
Tsoi doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tallon cracks the inside of Tsoi's front leg.
Tsoi throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tsoi.
Tallon throws a lazy uppercut
and Tsoi counters with a nice low kick that buckles Tallon's knee momentarily.
Tsoi waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tallon.
Tallon sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tsoi connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Tsoi will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tsoi.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tallon.
Tsoi's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Tallon connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Tsoi scrambles back to his feet.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Tsoi lands a leg kick that knocks Tallon off balance momentarily.
Tsoi lands with a thumping leg kick.
Tsoi takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Tallon wants to clinch.
Tallon takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Tsoi lands a body shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tallon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi misses with a lunging right hand
and Tallon counters with a nice uppercut.
Tallon shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Tsoi looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
A nice side step and Tsoi releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Tsoi scores with a push kick.
Tsoi thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tsoi blocks a head kick by Tallon.
Tallon will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. Tsoi looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Some bone on bone action there as Tsoi checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tsoi 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 Tallon has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tallon and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Tsoi takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Tsoi throws a shot to the body.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tsoi misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Tallon wants to clinch.
Tallon moves out of range of the strikes.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Tallon moved away.
Tallon moves in looking to clinch but Tsoi pushes him off.
A nice side step and Tsoi releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Tallon on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Tsoi jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Tsoi loads up on a big right hand but Tallon slips the punch.
Tsoi avoids the head kick by Tallon.
Tsoi misses with a body kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Viktor Tsoi dominated that fourth round.
That's time! Tallon's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Tsoi lands a right hook to the body.
Tsoi connects with an inside leg kick.
Nice shot by Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tallon throws a hook to the side of Tsoi's head but Tsoi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tallon throws a hook to the side of Tsoi's head but Tsoi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tsoi thuds his right hand into Tallon's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Tallon misses with a looping left.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tsoi! But no joy.
Tsoi gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Tsoi feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tallon's calf.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon throws an off balance right hand
and Tsoi counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tallon bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Tsoi's head.
Tsoi with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A slapping body kick lands there for Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A shot to the liver by Tsoi. Beautiful body shot.
Tsoi thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tallon wants to clinch
and Tsoi counters with a good, hard body kick but Tallon shrugs it off.
A head kick misses from Tallon.
Tsoi misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi throws a low kick, looking for Tallon's leg but Tallon calmly moves out of range.
Tallon looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Tallon keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Tallon keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tsoi.
Tallon jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Nice body punch from Tallon - that landed with a thud.
Tsoi working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Tsoi fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tsoi misses with a punch on the inside.
Viktor Tsoi 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.
Tsoi blocking some punches.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Sean Tallon has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Tsoi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tsoi.
Tallon lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tsoi backwards.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tsoi blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tsoi prevents a body shot from Tallon.
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!
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Tsoi controls the action.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tsoi.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Tsoi blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Tsoi controls the action.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Tsoi controls the action.
Nice body punch from Tallon.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Tsoi avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tallon.
A right hook to the body lands for Tallon.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon tries a body shot but Tsoi blocks it.
Tsoi doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon misses with the head strike.

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 Sean Tallon.
I think Tsoi 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 William Gold scores the fight 49:46
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 48:48
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 47:48

The fight is ruled a draw!
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Event: EVO 246: Hess vs Turpin     
Date:   May 28, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Viktor Tsoi and Dzuzaska Guzman. Tsoi comes to the cage accompanied by Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. Guzman has chosen Tupac- Ambitionz Az a Ridah as his entrance music. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

169 cm
28
133 lbs
20 - 5 - 0
174 cm
37
148 lbs
33 - 11 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Zenith Nutrition (160q)
Invictus

Museum of Monsters & Madmen
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Dzuzaska Guzman!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, James Glass and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tsoi swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Tsoi lands with a nice body kick.
Tsoi throws a push kick but Guzman slaps the foot to one side.
A clash of legs there as Tsoi blocks the low kick.
A thudding body kick lands there by Tsoi!
Tsoi stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Guzman.
Jab, jab by Tsoi - just one landing.
Tsoi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Guzman.
Tsoi shoots in looking for a takedown but Guzman manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Tsoi's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Tsoi blocks a low kick nicely.
Guzman misses with a low kick as Tsoi jumps back.
Guzman checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Guzman's corner calls for a 1-2. Guzman obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

Tsoi drives through and clinches with Guzman against the cage.
Tsoi tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Guzman prevents a body shot from Tsoi.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tsoi tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Nice body punch from Guzman.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi blocking some punches.
Nice body punch from Tsoi - that landed with a thud.
A head punch on the inside from Guzman fails to land.
Tsoi tries a body shot but Guzman blocks it.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tsoi.
Guzman tries to circle away but Tsoi has him pinned against the cage.
Guzman blocks a body shot from Tsoi.
Guzman misses with a punch on the inside.
Guzman looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Guzman misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tsoi lands a shot to the body.

Guzman manages to break the clinch.
Guzman swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Tsoi lands with a good body shot.
Tsoi cracks Guzman with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Tsoi lands with a thumping leg kick.
A bone on bone clash there as Tsoi blocks the leg kick.
Tsoi fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Guzman has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tsoi misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi jabs Guzman right on the nose. Guzman blinks but takes it well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Guzman throws a head kick but Tsoi moves out of range.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tsoi, right into the meat.
Guzman tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tsoi was well out of range. Poor timing from Guzman.
Tsoi looks to land a body kick but Guzman moved away.
It seemed like Guzman was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Tsoi misses the shot to the body.
Guzman moves out of range of the leg kick from Tsoi.
Guzman doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tsoi scores with the left hand. Guzman knows he should have avoided that one.
Tsoi works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Tsoi lands with a nice body punch.
Guzman tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tsoi is able to avoid easily.
Guzman has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Guzman there as he acknowledges the shot.
Tsoi misses the shot to the body.
Guzman only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Guzman misses the jab.
Guzman stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tsoi.
A solid leg kick lands there for Tsoi.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Tsoi throws a quick inside leg kick.
Guzman sizes up Tsoi with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Nice uppercut lands for Tsoi. That snapped Guzman's head back.
Tsoi scoring well with a low kick there.
Guzman scores with a push kick.
Guzman throws an overhand right that lands on Tsoi's shoulder, as Tsoi tries to avoid the shot.
Tsoi lands with an overhand left.
Guzman throws a chopping leg kick but Tsoi manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tsoi blocks a jab.
Guzman throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi tried to counter with a leg kick but Guzman avoided it.
Guzman's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Tsoi connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Guzman scrambles back to his feet.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Guzman throws the kick towards the body but Tsoi avoids it.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Guzman throws a body punch but Tsoi moves out of range.
Guzman looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi works the jab nicely.
Tsoi misses with a hook. Guzman ducked under it nicely.
Guzman drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Tsoi defending well as Guzman loads up on a big left hand.
Tsoi scores with a spinning back kick!
Guzman takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Tsoi scores with a crisp jab that stopped Guzman in his tracks.
Tsoi is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Guzman throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Guzman throws a low kick, looking for Tsoi's leg but Tsoi calmly moves out of range.
Tsoi appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Guzman throws a jab but it's blocked by Tsoi.
Tsoi chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Tsoi showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Guzman.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tsoi fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Guzman checks a leg kick.
Guzman wants to land a leg kick but Tsoi is out of range.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Guzman.
Guzman throws a quick inside leg kick.
Viktor Tsoi is winning the standup battle so far.
Guzman throws a jab when Tsoi was well out of range.
Guzman is looking to score with low kicks.
Guzman throws a looping overhand right but Tsoi ducks down to avoid it.
Guzman blocks a low kick nicely.
Tsoi keeps Guzman at a distance using the push kick.
A good leg kick by Tsoi.
Guzman connects with a crisp jab.
Tsoi just misses with a punch to the body.
Guzman tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tsoi was well out of range. Poor timing from Guzman.
Tsoi lands a nice leg kick that just misses Guzman's sensitive parts.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Guzman misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tsoi.
Tsoi lunges at Guzman with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Guzman's hand.
Tsoi with a nice cross.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Guzman keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Guzman swings for the body but Tsoi moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi connects with an inside leg kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Guzman.
Tsoi feints and then cracks Guzman's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Guzman down.
Guzman throws out a loose jab but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tsoi is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Guzman can do to turn this around?
Tsoi throws a body punch but Guzman moves out of range.
Tsoi checks a low kick from Guzman.
Guzman steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Tsoi. That one must have hurt.
Tsoi goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Guzman takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Tsoi explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Guzman walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tsoi checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Guzman tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tsoi was well out of range. Poor timing from Guzman.
Tsoi connects with a single shot there.
Tsoi moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Guzman throws a hook to the side of Tsoi's head but Tsoi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A little feinted left hand from Tsoi on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tsoi takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi staying out of range there.
Guzman throws a sloppy body shot
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Guzman ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tsoi moves away.
Guzman ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tsoi slips a straight right by Guzman.
Guzman misses with a hook.
Tsoi scores with a nice body kick.
Tsoi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Guzman has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Tsoi.
Guzman has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Tsoi finds it's way round the side to connect with Guzman's head.
Good work by Tsoi as he checks the leg kick.
A chopping leg kick lands by Guzman.
Tsoi moves out of range of the strikes.
Tsoi ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Guzman's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Guzman attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tsoi.
Tsoi moves out of range as Guzman throws a body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Guzman scoring well with a low kick there.
Tsoi ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Guzman tries to bum rush Tsoi with a series of wild strikes but Tsoi uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Tsoi lands a nice leg kick that just misses Guzman's sensitive parts.
Tsoi digs a good body shot into Guzman's ribs.
Guzman throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi throws a push kick but Guzman slaps the foot to one side.
A big right from Guzman misses.
Guzman with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Guzman dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Tsoi. That did some damage!
Guzman misses with a low kick.
Guzman tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Guzman has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tsoi.
Guzman gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Tsoi.
Guzman uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tsoi.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A leg kick checked by Guzman.
Guzman throws a big counter head kick but Tsoi avoids it with no problem.
Guzman throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Good standup being displayed there by Tsoi as he connects with a hook.
Guzman stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tsoi.
Tsoi throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Guzman sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Guzman swinging wildly here.
Tsoi pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Guzman feints and then cracks Tsoi's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Tsoi down.
Tsoi lands a nice hook to Guzman's body. Guzman takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Guzman thows a left - swing and a miss!
Guzman on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tsoi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Guzman.
Guzman takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Guzman sees it coming and moves out of range.
Guzman steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi connects with a solid leg kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Viktor Tsoi dominated that second round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Guzman takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Tsoi connects with a single shot there.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tsoi.
Guzman throws a leg kick
and Tsoi counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Guzman.
Tsoi takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Tsoi checks a leg kick.
Guzman lands a leg kick that knocks Tsoi off balance momentarily.
Tsoi takes a jab right on the kisser.
Guzman tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Tsoi with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Tsoi is looking to slow Guzman down with leg kicks.
Nice uppercut there from Tsoi.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Guzman throws a leg kick but Tsoi checks it.
Tsoi misses with a body shot.
Guzman tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Guzman.
Tsoi checks a leg kick.
Guzman walks into a straight right hand from Tsoi.
Tsoi scores with a jab. Guzman acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Tsoi slips a straight right by Guzman.
Guzman throws a hook to the side of Tsoi's head but Tsoi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tsoi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A jab lands there for Tsoi.

Tsoi lands a big head kick that sends Guzman tumbling to the mat! Tsoi takes a step backwards and waves Guzman back to his feet - he wants the finish!

Guzman is rocked!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tsoi takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Guzman is still on wobbly legs! Can Tsoi finish him?
Tsoi thuds a left hand into Guzman's body.
Guzman takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Guzman misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Guzman fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Tsoi checks it well.
Guzman looks to land a left hand but Tsoi moved out of range nicely.
Good exchange - Guzman coming out on top.
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tsoi lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Guzman takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Guzman throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Tsoi swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Tsoi scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Tsoi scores with a shot to the body.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Tsoi.
Guzman bobbing and weaving nicely... He's ducked under a jab and ducks again but ooooooh! Tsoi comes at him with an uppercut from hell! Guzman falls to the canvas, unconscious! This one is all over! Oh man, looking at the replay that was right on the button! Guzman was out before he hit the floor!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:23 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Viktor Tsoi!
Viktor Tsoi retains his bantamweight title!
Viktor Tsoi seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: EVO 242: Tallon vs Tsoi     
Date:   May 05, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Viktor Tsoi. Tsoi is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. Sean Tallon could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Viktor Tsoi's chin.

169 cm
32
141 lbs
33 - 12 - 0
169 cm
28
133 lbs
19 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
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Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 33 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Donald Grub and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tallon misses with a hook to the body
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

It looks like Sean Tallon has been cut.
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sean Tallon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tallon takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Tallon is looking to clinch.
Tsoi fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Tallon swings for the body but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tallon's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Tsoi connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Tallon scrambles back to his feet.
Tallon darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Tsoi lands a front kick.
The fighters circling - Tallon throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tsoi throws a looping overhand right but Tallon ducks down to avoid it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon checks the leg kick.
Tallon throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Tsoi's head.
Tallon seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tsoi moves away.
Tsoi feints a counter leg kick.
Tsoi blocks the body kick.
Tsoi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tallon is looking to wear down Tsoi with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Tallon swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tallon looks to throw a body kick
and Tsoi counters with a nice body kick.
Tsoi steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Tallon. That one must have hurt.
An inside leg kick lands from Tsoi.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Tallon catches Tsoi with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Tallon throws a lazy body kick

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

Tallon scrambles and gets back to his feet.

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!
Tallon slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Nice jab there from Tsoi.
Tallon tries to land a front kick but Tsoi steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
Nice defenses there by Tallon.
Tallon is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Tsoi.
Tallon takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Tsoi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tsoi swings for the body but Tallon moves out of range.
Tsoi throws the left hand but Tallon avoids the punch easily.
Tallon is looking to counter punch.
Tsoi walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tallon checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Tsoi moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon throws a chopping leg kick but Tsoi manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tallon moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut
enabling Tallon to counter with a crisp jab.
Tsoi throws a low kick, looking for Tallon's leg but Tallon calmly moves out of range.
Tallon lands a jab to the head.
Tsoi takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
An inside leg kick lands from Tallon.
Tallon misses with an attempted mid kick.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
As Tallon backs off Tsoi throws a huge counter combo but Tallon manages to avoid it all.
That kick from Tallon tenderised Tsoi's leg. Tsoi is trying to keep his angry face on.
Tsoi catches Tallon with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon walks into a left hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tsoi lands with a shot to the body.
Tallon throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Tsoi gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Tallon.
Tsoi checks a low kick from Tallon.
Tallon tries to score with a low kick but Tsoi moves his leg out of the way.
Tallon throws a head kick that Tsoi semi-blocks.
Tallon looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tsoi! But no joy.
Tallon takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Tallon throws a body kick that misses
and Tsoi counters with a nice uppercut.
Tsoi avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tallon thumps Tsoi with a low kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Sean Tallon's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Tallon jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Tallon tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tallon misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Tsoi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tsoi! But no joy.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Tallon misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tallon throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tallon throws a shot from downtown. Tsoi moves away and avoids it.
Tsoi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon scores with a leg kick.
Tallon cracks the inside of Tsoi's front leg.
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Tallon throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi keeps the fight on the outside.
Tsoi smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Tallon on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Tallon walks into a straight right hand from Tsoi.

Tallon is rocked!
Tsoi moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.
Oh Tallon is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Tallon lands a jab to Tsoi's midsection.
Tallon throws a body kick that misses
and Tsoi counters with a body kick.
Tsoi moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.
Tallon seems to have got his legs back now.
Tallon avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Tallon feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tsoi's calf.
Tallon is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a lunging right hand
and Tallon counters with a nice kick to the body.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon clobbers Tsoi with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tsoi was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
Tsoi takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Tsoi avoids a kick to the body.
Tallon takes one on the button.
Tallon throws a sloppy body shot
and Tsoi counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Tallon misses with a wild body shot.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Tsoi fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Tallon scoring well with a low kick there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.
Tallon throws a hook but Tsoi blocks it.
Tsoi lands with a nice body kick.
Tallon lands with a shot to the body.
Tsoi misses with a looping left.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Tsoi looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A shot to the liver by Tallon. Beautiful body shot.
Tsoi takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Tallon throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tsoi.
Tsoi thinks about the counter body kick.
Tsoi scores with the left hand. Tallon knows he should have avoided that one.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon moves out of range as Tsoi strikes.
Tallon connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Tallon comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon scores with a spinning back kick!
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tallon, right into the meat.
A low kick from Tallon misses
enabling Tsoi to counter with a crisp jab.
Tallon throws a lazy body kick
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tsoi moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tallon misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Tsoi counters with a crisp right that sends Tallon to the canvas! Tsoi follows up with punches from the mount and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:55 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Viktor Tsoi! Viktor Tsoi retains his bantamweight title!
Our winner, Viktor Tsoi, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Event: EVO 237: Hunt vs Todd     
Date:   Apr 06, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Viktor Tsoi and Rafa Silva. Tsoi kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. Silva comes into a darkened arena with his song building. UFC Theme Song kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

169 cm
28
133 lbs
18 - 5 - 0
173 cm
39
142 lbs
57 - 11 - 3
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 57 wins, 11 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Rafa Silva!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Steven Brown and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Silva with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Tsoi takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Rafa Silva seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Silva is looking to clinch.
Tsoi definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Both fighters circling a little - Silva finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Silva misses with a low kick.
Silva feints and then cracks Tsoi's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Tsoi down.
Silva moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Tsoi slips a straight right by Silva.
Silva lands with a thumping leg kick.
Tsoi moves out of range of the body kick.
Silva throws a nice outside leg kick.
Silva goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Silva throws a low kick but Tsoi moves out of range easily.
Tsoi appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Tsoi checks a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Silva misses with an uppercut.
Tsoi doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Silva throws a front kick aimed at Tsoi's knee but Tsoi avoids it well.
Silva throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Tsoi thumps Silva with a low kick.
Silva takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Silva throws a leg kick
and Tsoi counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Silva lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Tsoi throws a nice inside leg kick.
Sloppy strikes from Silva. Those never looked like landing.

Silva lands a big head kick that sends Tsoi tumbling to the mat! Silva takes a step backwards and waves Tsoi back to his feet - he wants the finish!

Tsoi is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Silva's jab looks to have found its range, popping Tsoi under the eye.
Oh Tsoi is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Silva delivers a nice body kick.
Tsoi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tsoi tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Silva jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Tsoi seems to have got his legs back now.
Some bone on bone action there as Tsoi checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Tsoi moves out of range as Silva throws a body kick.
Good work by Silva as he checks the leg kick.
Nice body kick from Silva.
Silva misses with a leg kick
and Tsoi counters with a stiff right hand.
Silva thuds a left hand into Tsoi's body.
Tsoi throws a lazy uppercut
and Silva counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
An inside leg kick lands from Tsoi.
Tsoi has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Silva.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Silva.
Silva throws a leg kick that is checked
and Tsoi connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Silva looks to throw the jab but Tsoi is out of range.
Tsoi appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Tsoi on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Tsoi checks the leg kick nicely there.
Silva throws a nice inside leg kick.
A bone on bone clash there as Tsoi blocks the leg kick.
Tsoi pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Silva looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Silva throws a leg kick but Tsoi checks it.
Tsoi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Silva manages to avoid it.
Tsoi jabs Silva right on the nose. Silva blinks but takes it well.
Silva throws a nice head kick!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi avoids a kick to the body.
Tsoi is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Silva clobbers Tsoi with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Silva misses with a low kick.
Silva misses with a low kick.
Silva has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Silva tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Tsoi moves out of range of the strikes.
Tsoi just misses with a punch to the body.
Silva throws a hook but Tsoi avoids it easily.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Silva throws a leg kick but Tsoi sees it coming and checks it nicely.
An attempted straight right counter from Tsoi misses the target.

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

Silva is rocked!
Silva throws a hook to the side of Tsoi's head but Tsoi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
It looked like Tsoi was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Silva.
Silva is still on wobbly legs! Can Tsoi finish him?
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Silva.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi misses with a body kick.
Silva seems to have recovered his senses.
Silva has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Silva moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Tsoi takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Silva avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Tsoi takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Tsoi fakes a right and follows up with a big left that drops Silva to one knee - oooooh, he's wobbly! Silva looks to clinch but Tsoi throws him off and pummels him into the canvas! Silva taps out under the strikes! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:32 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Strikes). Viktor Tsoi!
Viktor Tsoi retains his bantamweight title!
An out of breath Viktor Tsoi thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: EVO Undisputed 2016     
Date:   Mar 12, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Rafa Silva and Viktor Tsoi. Silva comes to the cage accompanied by UFC Theme Song. Tsoi has chosen Zvezda po Imeni Solnce 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.

173 cm
38
142 lbs
56 - 10 - 3
169 cm
28
133 lbs
17 - 5 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 56 wins, 10 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Rafa Silva!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, James Glass and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tsoi takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
We've been informed that Tsoi has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Silva works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Tsoi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Silva 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.
Silva tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tsoi swings for the body but Silva moves out of range.
Silva with a hook.
Silva buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
That kick from Silva tenderised Tsoi's leg. Tsoi is trying to keep his angry face on.
Silva misses with a left hand
and Tsoi counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Silva connects with a solid leg kick.
Silva throws a sloppy head kick
and Silva takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

Silva is rocked!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Silva has Tsoi up against the cage in a clinch.
Tsoi lands a left hand that snaps the head of Silva backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Tsoi pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Good leg kick by Silva there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tsoi moves out of range of the body kick.
Tsoi fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Silva looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Silva avoids the body shot from Tsoi.
A counter left hand to the body from Silva misses its target.
Silva lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Silva throws a body kick that misses.

Silva lands a big head kick that sends Tsoi tumbling to the mat! Silva takes a step backwards and waves Tsoi back to his feet - he wants the finish!

Tsoi is rocked!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tsoi digs a good hook to Silva's body.
Tsoi is still on wobbly legs! Can Silva finish him?
Nice body kick there by Tsoi.
Tsoi seems to have recovered his senses.
Silva jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Tsoi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tsoi walks into a stiff left hand from Silva.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Silva looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Silva tries to clinch

and Tsoi counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Tsoi.
Silva keeping moving, preventing Tsoi from controlling successfully.
Tsoi looking to sit in guard and control but Silva gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.


Tsoi has his foot on Silva's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Silva works his way back into a safe position though.
Silva controls from within his opponent's guard.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Tsoi looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Silva passes into side control.
Silva tries to score with some ground and pound. Tsoi controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Tsoi wants to control but Silva postures up.
Tsoi is looking to regain half guard here but Silva keeps moving and retains side control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

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.
Tsoi being controlled for a moment.
Tsoi is looking to reverse the position.
A lull in the action here.

Silva stands up and beckons Tsoi to his feet.
Tsoi just misses with a punch to the body.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Silva throws a nice inside leg kick.
Tsoi is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Silva rather than just go for the knockout.
Tsoi works Silva's body with a nice hook.
Tsoi connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Silva is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Tsoi can do to turn this around?
Silva swings for the body but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tsoi with the counter takedown but Silva avoids it easily.
Rafa Silva seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Silva wants to land a leg kick but Tsoi is out of range.
Tsoi moves out of range of the body kick from Silva.
Silva throws a lazy uppercut
and Tsoi counters with a good low kick that Silva was not able to check.
Silva throws a leg kick that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Silva throws out a loose jab but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
A swing and a miss from Silva.
Tsoi is trying to counter with his kicks.
Silva throws a right hand that misses
and Tsoi counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Silva throws a low kick, looking for Tsoi's leg but Tsoi calmly moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Silva takes one to the chin there.
Oh Silva is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Tsoi takes one to the side of the head.
Silva throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tsoi with the counter takedown but Silva avoids it easily.
Silva seems to have got his legs back now.
Silva closes the distance looking to clinch
and Tsoi counters with a straight right hand.
Silva lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Silva fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Tsoi.
Silva shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Tsoi throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Silva throws a half hearted mid kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.
Silva misses with a low kick.
Tsoi 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 leg kick checked by Silva.
Silva misses with a low kick as Tsoi jumps back.
Tsoi throws out a counter right but Silva avoids it with no problem.
Tsoi lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A head kick by Tsoi misses
and Silva counters with a leg kick.
Silva avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Silva tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Tsoi manages to circle out of the way.
Silva misses with a low kick.
Silva lands a leg kick that knocks Tsoi off balance momentarily.
Silva throws a lazy body kick

and Tsoi counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Tsoi is stalling in the full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Silva controlling the position.
Tsoi throws a big elbow that misses.
Tsoi showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Silva is trying to control the position from the bottom.

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.
Tsoi trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Tsoi won't allow Silva to get back to his feet.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Silva throws a lazy right hand but Tsoi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Silva connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Tsoi's hands.
Silva jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A low kick from Silva misses
and Tsoi counters with a solid body kick.
Tsoi cracks the inside of Silva's front leg.
Silva lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tsoi's sensitive parts.
Tsoi blocks the body kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Viktor Tsoi 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.


Silva will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Silva tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tsoi is able to avoid easily.
Silva moves forwards but Tsoi connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Tsoi will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Tsoi misses with a hook.
Silva thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Tsoi if he has to take too many more of those.
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Silva.
Tsoi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tsoi blocks the body kick.
And Tsoi tries to counter it with a takedown but Silva pushes his down on his head and steps out.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Silva throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Tsoi.
A head kick by Silva misses
and Silva takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tsoi throws a nice inside leg kick.
Tsoi lands a nice looking body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Silva throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Tsoi counters with a thumping low kick.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Tsoi moves out of range of the leg kick from Silva.
Silva thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Tsoi if he has to take too many more of those.
Silva lands a jab.
Tsoi checks the leg kick nicely there.
Tsoi tries a quick counter leg kick but Silva is wise to it.
Tsoi moves out of range as Silva throws a body kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tsoi! But no joy.
Silva misses with a lunging right hand
and Tsoi counters with a body kick that stops Silva in his tracks momentarily.
Silva dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Tsoi. That did some damage!
Silva misses with a hook
and Tsoi counters with a right hand to the body.
Tsoi checks a low kick from Silva.
Silva slips a straight right by Tsoi.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Good work by Silva as he checks the leg kick.
Tsoi dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Silva. That did some damage!
Silva goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Some bone on bone action there as Silva checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Silva throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Silva buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Silva keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Silva misses with a hook
and Tsoi counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Silva connects with a good right hand that stumbles Tsoi. Tsoi circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Tsoi walks forward, straight into a front kick from Silva.
Silva throws a right hand that misses
and Tsoi counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Silva thinking.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Silva is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tsoi.
Tsoi's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Silva slips a jab from Tsoi.
Silva thows a leg kick but Tsoi checks it
and Tsoi counters with a low kick, right behind Silva 's knee.
Silva scores with a crisp jab that stopped Tsoi in his tracks.
Good shot there by Tsoi.
Silva lands a nice looking kick to the body. Tsoi takes a step back to recover.
Silva throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Silva misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
A low kick from Silva is predictable there
and Tsoi connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Silva lands a head shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi blocks a leg kick.
Silva misses with a hook
and Tsoi counters with a big right hand! Oh Silva is in trouble here! Tsoi follows up with more strikes and that's it! The ref has stopped it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:15 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Viktor Tsoi! Viktor Tsoi retains his bantamweight title!
Viktor Tsoi seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: EVO 227: KO Delight     
Date:   Feb 11, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Andrzej Gajewski and Viktor Tsoi. Gajewski comes to the cage accompanied by Smile. Tsoi is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

163 cm
37
141 lbs
45 - 15 - 1
169 cm
27
133 lbs
16 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Museum of Monsters & Madmen



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 45 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Andrzej Gajewski!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, James Ackerman and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tsoi throws a front kick aimed at Gajewski's knee but Gajewski avoids it well.
Good work by Gajewski as he checks the leg kick.
Tsoi misses with a hook. Gajewski ducked under it nicely.
Gajewski takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Crunch! Tsoi slams his shin into Gajewski's torso.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi connects with a crisp jab.
Gajewski throws a right and a left that both miss.
Gajewski blocks a head kick by Tsoi.
Gajewski is looking for a counter combo.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi connects with a body shot that sends Gajewski's belly button to the back.
Gajewski avoids the body shot from Tsoi.
Gajewski misses with a right hand
and Tsoi counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Tsoi looks to land a body kick but Gajewski moved away.
Tsoi ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tsoi throws a head kick that misses.
It looked like Gajewski wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a right hand that misses
and Gajewski counters with a series of strikes. Tsoi will be more careful next time no doubt.
Gajewski avoids the head kick by Tsoi.
A little feinted left hand from Gajewski on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Andrzej Gajewski is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Gajewski stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tsoi.
Tsoi staying out of range there.
Gajewski is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Tsoi 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.
A low kick from Gajewski misses
and Tsoi counters with a nice body kick.
Tsoi moves away from the strike by Gajewski.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gajewski takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Tsoi ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Tsoi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tsoi misses with a jab to the body
and Gajewski counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gajewski. Tsoi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gajewski misses with a lunging right hand
and Tsoi counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Gajewski thinking.
Tsoi throws a hook but Gajewski avoids it easily.
Gajewski thinks about countering with a body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Both fighters circling a little - Tsoi finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
Gajewski scores with the left hand. Tsoi knows he should have avoided that one.
Gajewski moves out of range as Tsoi throws a body kick.
Tsoi misses with a body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A low kick from Tsoi misses
and Gajewski counters with a head kick. That will keep Tsoi thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!
Gajewski lands a nice looking body shot.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Viktor Tsoi 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.


Gajewski looks to land a left hand but Tsoi moved out of range nicely.
Tsoi lands a nice shot that snaps Gajewski's head back.
Gajewski stuffs the takedown attempt from Tsoi. Tsoi gets slowly back to his feet.
It looked like Gajewski wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Tsoi lands with an overhand left.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A low kick from Gajewski misses
and Tsoi counters with a stiff right hand.

Tsoi drops Gajewski with a left and a right! Oh, Gajewski is hurt - Tsoi dives into side control looking to finish!

Gajewski is rocked!
Tsoi trying to control the action but Gajewski is working from the bottom.
Gajewski is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
The referee tells the fighters to keep busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An elbow from Tsoi crashes against the mat.
Gajewski tries to buck Tsoi off but Tsoi is having none of it.
Tsoi trying to control the position but Gajewski is working away.

Tsoi is trying to get an arm triangle but Gajewski is defending well.
Tsoi working the ground and pound but Gajewski is defending the strikes.
Tsoi scoring with punches and elbows.

Tsoi tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Tsoi has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Tsoi is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Gajewski knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Gajewski is looking to reverse the position.
Gajewski is not content to let Tsoi control the position.
Tsoi tries to move into full mount but can't pass Gajewski's legs.

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.

Tsoi goes for an armbar here - this could be all over! But no, Gajewski has escaped beautifully and is now on top in side control! Oh, that's unlucky for Tsoi