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Event: EVO 310: Bashorov vs Orion     
Date:   Apr 22, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Orlando Diggs. Tappenahomma's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Tatanka. The crowd seem to be enjoying Diggs's choice of entrance music: STILL BLAZIN. Orlando Diggs told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

180 cm
31
181 lbs
26 - 7 - 2
184 cm
26
174 lbs
18 - 6 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Aspire Clothing
Hellbent

King of Clothes
Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 7 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Orlando Diggs!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Richard Clark and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Diggs avoids the body shot from Tappenahomma.
Diggs lands a jab.
The crowd cheers as Tappenahomma lands an impressive looking overhand right. Diggs doesn't seem phased though.
Tappenahomma looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Diggs misses with a right hand
and Tappenahomma cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tappenahomma checks a low kick from Diggs.
Diggs waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tappenahomma.
Diggs 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.
Tappenahomma scores with a spinning back kick!
Diggs throws a combination. Tappenahomma tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
A jab lands there for Diggs.
Diggs misses the shot to the body.
A counter left hand to the body from Tappenahomma misses its target.
Tappenahomma moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Diggs throws a push kick but Tappenahomma slaps the foot to one side.
Tappenahomma wants to land a leg kick but Diggs is out of range.
Diggs misses the jab.
A quick step to the side and Tappenahomma tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Diggs looks to land a left hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range nicely.
Diggs moves forwards but Tappenahomma connects with a nice, crisp jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diggs throws a body punch but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Diggs swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Tappenahomma.
Diggs throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

Tappenahomma moves into the clinch.
Tappenahomma blocks an uppercut.
Tappenahomma connects with a knee to the head.

It looks like Orlando Diggs has been cut.
Tappenahomma throws a head punch that misses.
Diggs tries to throw a body punch but Tappenahomma avoids it by throwing Diggs back against the cage.
Nice body punch from Tappenahomma.
Diggs wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Tappenahomma throws a knee to the head but misses.
Diggs swings wildly with an uppercut but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tappenahomma lands a nice uppercut.
Diggs wants to get back to striking at distance but Tappenahomma won't allow it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tappenahomma digs a right hand into Diggs's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Diggs's gas tank.
Tappenahomma looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Diggs tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tappenahomma's elbow.
Tappenahomma blocks a body shot from Diggs.
Tappenahomma lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
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!
Diggs blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Diggs struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
Diggs takes an elbow to the forehead.
Diggs fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma scores with a nice hook to the head.
Tappenahomma misses with some punches.
Diggs is trying to break the clinch but Tappenahomma has him pressed against the cage.

Diggs pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Orlando Diggs seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma throws a low kick but Diggs moves out of range easily.
Diggs walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tappenahomma checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Tappenahomma takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Tappenahomma throws a good cross that connects.
Tappenahomma with a nice cross.
Diggs lets loose with a powerful body kick. Tappenahomma will feel that in the morning.
Diggs throws a right hand that misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That has opened up Orlando Diggs's cut even more.
An inside leg kick lands from Diggs.
Tappenahomma steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Diggs.
Tappenahomma fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Diggs has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tappenahomma sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Tappenahomma staying out of range there.
Tappenahomma getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Diggs walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tappenahomma checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Diggs lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
A big right from Tappenahomma misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A right-left combo lands from Tappenahomma.
Diggs looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Diggs lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Nice straight punches there by Tappenahomma. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Tappenahomma.
Diggs throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma sees it coming and moves out of range.
Diggs lands a lovely overhand right.
Diggs throws a sloppy head kick and Tappenahomma moves out of range easily.
Diggs throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Tappenahomma looks to land a left hand but Diggs moved out of range nicely.
Nice defenses there by Diggs.
Tappenahomma connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.

The cut above Orlando Diggs's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Diggs blocks a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Diggs misses the jab.
Diggs avoids the body shot from Tappenahomma.
Diggs misses with a low kick.
It looked like Tappenahomma wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Tappenahomma connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Diggs momentarily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Diggs throws a push kick but Tappenahomma slaps the foot to one side.
Diggs tries to land a body kick
and Tappenahomma counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Tappenahomma throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Diggs misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Tappenahomma counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tappenahomma keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Diggs is looking to chop away at Tappenahomma's legs.
Tappenahomma fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Diggs has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
A jab from Tappenahomma finds it's way through Diggs's defenses.
Tappenahomma moves out of range of the strikes.
Tappenahomma lands a jab to the nose.
Tappenahomma with a hook.
Tappenahomma is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Diggs can do to turn this around?
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the side of Diggs's head but Diggs sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Diggs misses with a low kick as Tappenahomma jumps back.
Diggs uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Diggs throws a body shot but no joy.
Diggs fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Tappenahomma has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Diggs dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tappenahomma throws a body punch but Diggs moves out of range.
Tappenahomma blocks a jab.
Diggs swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Diggs throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Diggs throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Tappenahomma misses with a straight left.
Diggs stuns Tappenahomma with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tappenahomma thows a leg kick but Diggs checks it
and Diggs counters with a nice uppercut.
Tappenahomma blocks a jab.
Tappenahomma wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Jab from Tappenahomma.
Diggs throws a body punch but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tappenahomma 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 Diggs has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Diggs and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Diggs throws a low kick but Tappenahomma moves out of range easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diggs throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
That kick from Tappenahomma tenderised Diggs's leg. Diggs is trying to keep his angry face on.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Diggs lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Diggs checks a low kick from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma ducks under a wild hook from Diggs.
Tappenahomma avoids the body shot from Diggs.
Diggs tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Diggs slips a jab and a cross from Tappenahomma.
Diggs blocks a leg kick.
Orlando Diggs seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Diggs misses with a low kick as Tappenahomma jumps back.
Tappenahomma misses the jab.
Tappenahomma lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
A chopping leg kick lands by Diggs.
Diggs throws a good cross that connects.
Diggs lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Tappenahomma tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Diggs was well out of range. Poor timing from Tappenahomma.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs throws a solid leg kick but Tappenahomma takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Diggs.
Diggs throws a body shot but no joy.
Diggs lands with a right hand.
Tappenahomma rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Diggs counters with a good low kick that Tappenahomma was not able to check.
Diggs takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Tappenahomma fails with an attempt to clinch.
It seemed like Diggs was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Tappenahomma blocks a leg kick.
As Diggs backs away, Tappenahomma returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Tappenahomma throws a jab when Diggs was well out of range.
A nice leg kick lands there from Diggs.
Tappenahomma defending well as Diggs loads up on a big left hand.
A big left from Diggs misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tappenahomma. Diggs does a little dance to reset his feet.
Diggs with a hook.
Tappenahomma is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Diggs lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Diggs misses with a double jab.
Tappenahomma tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Diggs manages to circle out of the way.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma walks into a straight right hand from Diggs.
A good leg kick by Tappenahomma.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma missing with a left hand there. Diggs was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Diggs lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Diggs takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Diggs 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.
Tappenahomma lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Diggs.
Diggs ducks under a wild hook from Tappenahomma.
Diggs throws out a counter right but Tappenahomma avoids it with no problem.
Tappenahomma fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Tappenahomma throws a good cross that connects.
Tappenahomma lands a nice leg kick that just misses Diggs's sensitive parts.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but Diggs moved away.
Tappenahomma keeps Diggs at a distance using the push kick.
Diggs motions for Tappenahomma to come forward. Diggs throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tappenahomma tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Diggs manages to circle out of the way.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Orlando Diggs will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Orlando Diggs's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Diggs goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch there but Diggs circles away.
Tappenahomma lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Diggs looks to land a right hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range.
Tappenahomma misses with a body kick.
Diggs lands with a thumping leg kick.
Tappenahomma blocks a jab.
Tappenahomma throws a big counter combination but Diggs scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Diggs avoids a kick to the body.
Diggs has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Tappenahomma checks the leg kick nicely there.
Diggs misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Tappenahomma throwing a counter right hand but Diggs manages to avoid it.
Diggs throws a leg kick which misses Tappenahomma's front leg but catches the back leg as Tappenahomma tries to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A combination from Tappenahomma does no damage.
Tappenahomma moves out of range of the body kick from Diggs.
Diggs throws a right and a left that Tappenahomma avoids nicely.
Tappenahomma steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Diggs.

Tappenahomma takes the fight into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diggs looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.

Diggs escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Tappenahomma misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Diggs counters with a solid body kick.
Diggs lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Diggs misses with a looping left.
Tappenahomma feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Diggs plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Diggs throws a right and a left that Tappenahomma avoids nicely.
Tappenahomma half committed to a counter leg kick.
Tappenahomma tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tappenahomma throws a head kick that misses.
Diggs takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Diggs rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice uppercut.
Tappenahomma shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Diggs dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Tappenahomma. That did some damage!
Diggs swats away the attempt to clinch by Tappenahomma.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma swings and misses with a hook to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tappenahomma on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Tappenahomma feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Diggs's calf.
Diggs stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tappenahomma.
Diggs throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tappenahomma.
Diggs throws a lazy uppercut
and Tappenahomma connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tappenahomma moves out of range of the leg kick from Diggs.
Diggs looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Tappenahomma throws a body punch but Diggs moves out of range.
Diggs drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Tappenahomma misses with a low kick.
Tappenahomma steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Diggs.
Tappenahomma throws an overhand right that lands on Diggs's shoulder, as Diggs tries to avoid the shot.
Tappenahomma looks to throw the jab but Diggs is out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Tappenahomma wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Tappenahomma throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Diggs counters with a good, hard body kick but Tappenahomma shrugs it off.
Diggs swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tappenahomma scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tappenahomma will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
The fighters circling - Diggs throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Diggs misses with an uppercut.
Diggs throws a leg kick which misses Tappenahomma's front leg but catches the back leg as Tappenahomma tries to avoid it.
Diggs getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Tappenahomma on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Tappenahomma takes one to the chin there.
Diggs fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Tappenahomma on the side of the head.
Tappenahomma ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tappenahomma was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Tappenahomma throws a body shot but no joy.
Diggs throws the kick towards the body but Tappenahomma avoids it.
Diggs takes one to the chin there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tappenahomma is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Diggs tries to land a body kick
and Tappenahomma counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Diggs scores with a sloppy right hand. Tappenahomma should have avoided that one.
Tappenahomma misses with an uppercut
and Diggs counters with a stiff right hand.
Diggs lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tappenahomma. That's going to slow Diggs down.
Diggs cracks Tappenahomma with an open hand slap.
A slow jab from Diggs misses its intended target.
Tappenahomma looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Tappenahomma fakes the leg kick and cracks Diggs in the body.
Tappenahomma looks for the body kick but Diggs saw that one coming.
Diggs pivots, looking for a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range and Diggs settles back down.
Diggs loads up on a big right hand but Tappenahomma slips the punch.
Tappenahomma scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tappenahomma misses with a low kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Orlando Diggs really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Orlando Diggs's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!



Diggs tries to keep at a distance but Tappenahomma has taken the fight into the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands a damaging elbow.
With the fighters up against the cage, Tappenahomma throws an elbow but misses.
Diggs misses with the head strike.
Tappenahomma struggles to land a body shot inside as Diggs controls his hands.
Diggs swings wildly with an uppercut but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Diggs prevents a body shot from Tappenahomma.
Chief Tappenahomma has scored more points in the clinch so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Diggs tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tappenahomma misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Diggs.
Diggs misses with a short punch on the inside.
Diggs can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma misses with an elbow strike.
Diggs blocks an uppercut.
Tappenahomma lands an uppercut.
Tappenahomma with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Tappenahomma pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Diggs has a couple of punches blocked by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Diggs throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Diggs lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Tappenahomma with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
A short uppercut from Tappenahomma.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tappenahomma.
Diggs blocks an elbow strike.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diggs tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tappenahomma tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Diggs breaks from the clinch.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tappenahomma.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tappenahomma steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Diggs.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch but Diggs moves out of range.
Tappenahomma swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Diggs jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Some wild striking there from Tappenahomma.
Diggs throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma checks it.
Diggs throws a hook to the side of Tappenahomma's head but Tappenahomma sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tappenahomma throws a looping overhand right but Diggs ducks down to avoid it.
Tappenahomma ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs misses with an uppercut.
Diggs checks a low kick from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Diggs sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tappenahomma fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Diggs is out of range.
Tappenahomma on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Tappenahomma avoids a punch combination nicely.
Diggs takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Tappenahomma misses with a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma throws a hook but Diggs blocks it.

Tappenahomma clinches up with Diggs and pushes him back against the cage.
A right hook to the body lands for Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Diggs avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diggs blocks an elbow strike from Tappenahomma.

Diggs's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
A big left from Tappenahomma misses.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Diggs is just out of range.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tappenahomma.
A punch lands to the side of Tappenahomma 's head but he takes it in his stride.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Diggs cracks Tappenahomma with a good jab.
Diggs slips under a jab.
Diggs throws a chopping leg kick but Tappenahomma manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tappenahomma scores with a nice body kick.
Tappenahomma throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Diggs motions for Tappenahomma to come forward. Diggs throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tappenahomma is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook
and Tappenahomma takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tappenahomma blocks a jab.
Tappenahomma is looking to counter punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma had his way with Orlando Diggs in that round.
The cut man is working on Orlando Diggs's cut.
That's time! Tappenahomma's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Diggs misses with a kick to the body.
Diggs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Diggs scores with a hook to the body. Tappenahomma takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Diggs takes a swing at Tappenahomma's ribcage but misses.
Diggs misses the jab.
Tappenahomma swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Diggs throws a predictable looking body shot
and Tappenahomma makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Tappenahomma.
Diggs swings and misses with a shot to the body

and Tappenahomma holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Tappenahomma swings away with an uppercut that misses.

Diggs breaks the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Diggs works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

Tappenahomma gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Diggs blocks a body shot from Tappenahomma.
Diggs can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A nice left hand lands by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Diggs can't break the clinch.
Diggs takes an elbow to the temple.

Diggs breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Tappenahomma avoids the body shot from Diggs.
Diggs misses with an uppercut. Tappenahomma saw that one coming.
Tappenahomma scores with a leg kick.
A good leg kick by Diggs.
Tappenahomma walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Diggs drops his hands momentarily and Tappenahomma takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Tappenahomma scores with a nice strike.
Tappenahomma throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Tappenahomma misses the body punch
and Diggs connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tappenahomma throws a good cross that connects.
Tappenahomma blocks a jab.
Crunch! Tappenahomma slams his shin into Diggs's torso.
Tappenahomma takes a swing at Diggs's ribcage but misses.
Diggs throws a low kick, looking for Tappenahomma's leg but Tappenahomma calmly moves out of range.
It appears Tappenahomma was looking to counter with a kick there.
A shot to the liver by Tappenahomma. Beautiful body shot.
Tappenahomma turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Tappenahomma lands a nice shot that snaps Diggs's head back.
Tappenahomma is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Diggs.
Diggs moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Diggs looks to land a right hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range.
Tappenahomma 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 telegraphed right hand from Tappenahomma misses the target.
Diggs moves out of range as Tappenahomma strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs lands with an overhand left.
Diggs tries to land a leg kick but Tappenahomma saw it coming and moves away.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Diggs.
Tappenahomma lands with a right hand.
A slapping leg kick lands for Diggs.
Diggs uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tappenahomma.
Diggs cracks Tappenahomma with an open hand slap.
Tappenahomma throws a right hand that misses
and Diggs counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tappenahomma swinging wildly here.
Tappenahomma backing away here, and Diggs unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Tappenahomma thows a left - swing and a miss!
Diggs throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

Tappenahomma has Diggs up against the cage in a clinch.
A short uppercut from Diggs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook from the clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Diggs's elbow.
Tappenahomma throws an elbow but it misses.
Diggs takes an elbow to the temple.
A short uppercut from Tappenahomma.

Orlando Diggs's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
Diggs avoids the elbow strike from Tappenahomma, against the cage.

Diggs pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Diggs tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tappenahomma on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma checks the leg kick.
Diggs connects with an inside leg 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 Chief Tappenahomma.
I think Tappenahomma 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 William Gold scores the fight 48:47
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 48:47
Judge James Glass scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Chief Tappenahomma!

Chief Tappenahomma retains his welterweight title!
Chief Tappenahomma bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Date:   Mar 22, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Mordecai Sackett. Tappenahomma's entrance music is Tatanka. A fine choice. Sackett is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Teardrop. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
31
181 lbs
25 - 7 - 2
178 cm
27
176 lbs
21 - 3 - 0
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Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 7 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Mordecai Sackett!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Percy O'Donnell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Sackett.
Sackett thumps Tappenahomma with a low kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Sackett throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Sackett thumps Tappenahomma with a low kick.
Sackett throws the kick towards the body but Tappenahomma avoids it.
Sackett swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Sackett scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
A shot to the body from Sackett misses

and Tappenahomma counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
I was talking to Tappenahomma's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Tappenahomma with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Sackett lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Sackett working aggressively here.
Tappenahomma is working Sackett over against the cage.
Tappenahomma throws an elbow but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Sackett wants to get back to striking at distance but Tappenahomma won't allow it.
Sackett lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Tappenahomma or not.
Sackett misses with a body punch.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
Sackett lands a shoulder strike.
Tappenahomma lands with a light punch inside.
Sackett misses with some punches.
Tappenahomma pushes Sackett back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Sackett blocks an elbow strike.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Sackett creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Tappenahomma doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Sackett throws a punch but it's blocked by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma tries to throw a body punch but Sackett avoids it by throwing Tappenahomma back against the cage.
Tappenahomma misses with a body punch.
A left hand lands to the body for Sackett.
Sackett misses with a body punch.
Tappenahomma lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Sackett can't break the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A nice left hand lands by Sackett.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tappenahomma blocks a body shot from Sackett.
Sackett has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Tappenahomma seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Sackett can turn it around.
Sackett tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tappenahomma's elbow.
Tappenahomma tries to work over Sackett's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tappenahomma prevents a body shot from Sackett.
Sackett misses with a punch to the body.
Sackett has a couple of punches blocked by Tappenahomma.
Sackett throws a head punch that misses.
Sackett controlling the action here for a moment.
Tappenahomma misses with an elbow over the top.
Sackett tries to break the clinch but Tappenahomma is controlling the position.
Tappenahomma tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Sackett's elbow.
Tappenahomma throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Sacketts head.
Sackett blocks the elbow strike.
Tappenahomma landing knees to the head.
A short right from Sackett.
Sackett managing to block the knees to the body from Tappenahomma.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Tappenahomma as Sackett tries to tie him up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with an uppercut but Sackett uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sackett lands a left hand.
A nice left hand lands by Sackett.
Sackett on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
A short right from Tappenahomma.
Sackett struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside that Sackett shrugs off.
A short right from Sackett.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Tappenahomma obliges.
Sackett tries a body shot but Tappenahomma blocks it.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Sackett fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A hook to the body from Sackett.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Sackett misses with the head strike.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sackett has had enough of the clinch but Tappenahomma keeps him there for the moment.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Sackett is working Tappenahomma over against the cage.
Tappenahomma misses with a knee strike.
Sackett trying to stall but Tappenahomma improves his position.

Sackett escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Sackett is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Sackett just misses with a punch to the body.
Tappenahomma checks a leg kick.
Sackett pushes Tappenahomma away with a front kick.
A good leg kick by Sackett.
Tappenahomma lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Sackett at a distance.
Tappenahomma 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.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tappenahomma lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Sackett feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Tappenahommas jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Sackett tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tappenahomma was well out of range. Poor timing from Sackett.
Tappenahomma misses with the body kick
and Sackett counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Sackett slips a jab from Tappenahomma.
Sackett is looking to score with low kicks.
Sackett keeps the fight on the outside.
Sackett throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Tappenahomma throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Sackett sees it coming and avoids it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma drops his hands momentarily and Sackett takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Tappenahomma's corner calls for a 1-2. Tappenahomma obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
A solid leg kick lands there for Tappenahomma.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Sackett.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sackett scores with a hook to the body. Tappenahomma takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma needs to keep his hands up - Sackett had a free shot at his head there.
Tappenahomma scores with a hook to the body. Sackett takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Sackett lands a leg kick that knocks Tappenahomma off balance momentarily.
Tappenahomma misses with a wild body shot.
Sackett with a hook.
Tappenahomma punishes Sackett's body with a nice straight punch.
Tappenahomma misses with a right hand
and Sackett counters with a body kick.
Sackett lands a jab.
Sackett misses with the body kick
and Tappenahomma cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Sackett throws a sloppy head kick and Tappenahomma moves out of range easily.
Sackett lands a jab to Tappenahomma's midsection.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sackett is looking to land body kicks.
Tappenahomma throwing a counter right hand but Sackett manages to avoid it.
Sackett keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sackett throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Sackett throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Sackett misses with a straight right.
Sackett fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Sackett comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
The fighters circling - Sackett throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Mordecai Sackett seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Sackett connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Sackett thows a left - swing and a miss!
Sackett connects with a body shot.
Sackett looks to throw the jab but Tappenahomma is out of range.
Tappenahomma checks a low kick from Sackett.
Sackett fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tappenahomma looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sackett lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Sackett misses with a low kick as Tappenahomma jumps back.
Sackett ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Sackett.
Sackett lands a head kick!
Both fighters circling a little - Sackett finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sackett.
Sackett scores with a nice body kick.
Sackett takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Tappenahomma ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A punch lands to the side of Tappenahomma 's head but he takes it in his stride.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Sackett.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A shot to the liver by Sackett. Beautiful body shot.
A head kick misses from Sackett.
Tappenahomma misses with a looping right.
Tappenahomma looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Sackett waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Sackett scores with the left hand. Tappenahomma knows he should have avoided that one.
Tappenahomma lands a nice looking body kick.
Sackett scores with a body shot.
Sackett avoids a punch combination nicely.
Sackett is looking to chop away at Tappenahomma's legs.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sackett throws a looping overhand right but Tappenahomma ducks down to avoid it.
An attempted straight right counter from Tappenahomma misses the target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Tappenahomma scores with a crisp jab that stopped Sackett in his tracks.
Sackett throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tappenahomma sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A little feinted left hand from Tappenahomma on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tappenahomma lands a nice looking body shot.
Tappenahomma tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Good work by Sackett as he checks the leg kick.
Tappenahomma keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Sackett swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma throwing a counter right hand but Sackett manages to avoid it.
Tappenahomma throws a shot from downtown. Sackett moves away and avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sackett avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tappenahomma is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Tappenahomma punishes Sackett's body with a nice straight punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sackett misses with a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma takes one to the chin there.
Good leg kick by Sackett there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Sackett sizes up Tappenahomma with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Sackett throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tappenahomma sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A big right from Tappenahomma misses.
A shot to the liver by Tappenahomma. Beautiful body shot.
Tappenahomma throws a body kick that misses.
Sackett works Tappenahomma's body with a nice hook.
Sackett swings widly with a right hand
and Tappenahomma counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sackett avoids a kick to the body.
Sackett throws a hook but Tappenahomma avoids it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sackett getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Sackett throws a quick inside leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tappenahomma walks into a straight right hand from Sackett.
A jab from Sackett does it's job there.
Sackett throws a series of punches but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Tappenahomma keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sackett.
Sackett walks into a jab.
Sackett lands a really nice looking cross but Tappenahomma seems unphased.
Tappenahomma ducks under a wild hook from Sackett.
A telegraphed right hand from Tappenahomma misses the target.
Sackett swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Sackett buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sackett works Tappenahomma's body with a nice hook.
Mordecai Sackett seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sackett lands a glancing blow to the side of Tappenahomma's head.
Sackett has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Tappenahomma jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Sackett lands with a nice body punch.
Sackett moves out of range of the leg kick from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws out a loose jab but Sackett uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sackett flicks out a counter leg kick but Tappenahomma steps away.
Sackett throws an overhand right that lands on Tappenahomma's shoulder, as Tappenahomma tries to avoid the shot.

Tappenahomma takes the fight into the clinch.
Sackett misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Sackett breaks the clinch.
Sackett loads up on a big right hand but Tappenahomma slips the punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sackett slips a jab and a cross from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
That kick from Sackett tenderised Tappenahomma's leg. Tappenahomma is trying to keep his angry face on.
Sackett misses with a hook to the body
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice body kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sackett moves away from the strike by Tappenahomma.
Sackett walks into a left hand.
Sackett is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tappenahomma.
Sackett misses with a left hand
and Tappenahomma cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Tappenahomma closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Sackett wants to break free but Tappenahomma has control.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook to the ribs.
Sackett misses with a short punch on the inside.
Still in the clinch, Sackett scores with a nice short uppercut.
Tappenahomma prevents a body shot from Sackett.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Mordecai Sackett just about did enough to take it.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


A cross from Sackett lands.
Tappenahomma throws a lazy body kick
and Sackett counters with a nice body shot.
Tappenahomma swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Sackett throws a hook but Tappenahomma avoids it easily.
Sackett gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Sackett takes a swing at Tappenahomma's ribcage but misses.
Tappenahomma throws a shot from downtown. Sackett moves away and avoids it.
Tappenahomma scores with a nice body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tappenahomma throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sackett. Tappenahomma does a little dance to reset his feet.
Nice shot by Tappenahomma.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma defending well as Sackett loads up on a big left hand.
An attempted straight right counter from Tappenahomma misses the target.
Sackett lets loose with a powerful body kick. Tappenahomma will feel that in the morning.
Sackett scores with a nice strike.
Tappenahomma keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sackett.
Tappenahomma is looking to counter with a body kick.

Tappenahomma closes the distance and pushes Sackett back into the cage.
Tappenahomma misses with a punch on the inside.
Sackett misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma presses Sackett against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Sackett.
Sackett struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
Tappenahomma working Sackett over with knees to the body.
Sackett is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
A short right from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma is working Sackett over against the cage.
Tappenahomma lands with a short shot to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Tappenahomma.
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!
Tappenahomma lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tappenahomma lands with a right to the head.

Sackett is rocked!
Sackett can't break the clinch.
Sackett is still on wobbly legs! Can Tappenahomma finish him?
Tappenahomma lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Sackett scores with a shot to the side of Tappenahomma's head.
Tappenahomma tries to throw a body punch but Sackett avoids it by throwing Tappenahomma back against the cage.
Sackett swings wildly with an uppercut but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tappenahomma will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.

Sackett breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Sackett cracks Tappenahomma with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Sackett seems to have recovered his senses.
Nice defenses there by Tappenahomma.
An inside leg kick from Sackett misses.
Tappenahomma thuds his shin into the meat of Sackett's side.
Tappenahomma explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma scores with a jab to the head.
Tappenahomma lands with a nice body punch.
Sackett throws a jab when Tappenahomma was well out of range.
Tappenahomma thuds his shin into the meat of Sackett's side.

Tappenahomma darts in and clinches Sackett up against the cage.
Tappenahomma pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Tappenahomma is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Nice elbow from Tappenahomma.
Sackett working aggressively here.
Tappenahomma makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Tappenahomma lands a shoulder strike.
Tappenahomma misses with the head strike.
Tappenahomma throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Tappenahomma lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Sackett or not.
Tappenahomma misses with an elbow strike.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sackett is trying to force a seperation but Tappenahomma has the dominant position.
Sackett tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tappenahomma tries a body shot but Sackett blocks it.
Chief Tappenahomma has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Tappenahomma connects with a nasty looking knee right to Sackett's face.
Sackett throws a punch but it's blocked by Tappenahomma.
Sackett lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Tappenahomma backwards.
Sackett tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tappenahomma blocks a body shot from Sackett.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tappenahomma.
Still in the clinch, Sackett scores with a nice short uppercut.
Tappenahomma tries to work over Sackett's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tappenahomma throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Sackett takes an elbow to the temple.
Sackett is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Sackett fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow that stopped Sackett in his tracks for a moment.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma had his way with Mordecai Sackett in that round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Sackett fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tappenahomma manages to avoid it.
Sackett walks forward, straight into a front kick from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tappenahomma jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
A big right from Sackett misses.
Tappenahomma was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A clash of legs there as Tappenahomma blocks the low kick.
Tappenahomma throws a nice inside leg kick.

Tappenahomma feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Sackett sprawling to the canvas! Sackett rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can Tappenahomma finish him?!
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sackett.
Tappenahomma cracks Sackett with a hook to the temple - Sackett is on wobbly legs here! Tappenahomma swarms him with hook after hook, landing with each one! Sackett falls to the canvas face first and the referee dives in to stop the fight! Tappenahomma wins by TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:45 of round 5, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Chief Tappenahomma!
Chief Tappenahomma retains his welterweight title!
Chief Tappenahomma tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
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RATING
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Event: EVO 300     
Date:   Feb 22, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Aleksei Marshal. Tappenahomma comes to the cage accompanied by Tatanka. Marshal has chosen ЦельРазгроl as his entrance music. Chief Tappenahomma could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Aleksei Marshal's chin.

180 cm
30
181 lbs
24 - 7 - 2
178 cm
29
177 lbs
18 - 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 welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 7 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Aleksei Marshal!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Marshal misses with a leg kick
letting Tappenahomma counter with a right hand.

It looks like Aleksei Marshal has been cut.
Marshal smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Tappenahomma attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Marshal finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A punch lands to the side of Tappenahomma 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Marshal connects with a high kick.

It looks like Chief Tappenahomma has been cut.

Tappenahomma fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Marshal, pushing him back against the cage.
Marshal working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Marshal lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Marshal is looking to control Tappenahomma's arms but Tappenahomma gets an underhook and turns him. Now Marshal has his back to the cage.
Marshal swings away with an uppercut that misses.
I was talking to Tappenahomma's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Marshal dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Marshal lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma gets through Marshal's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Marshal misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tappenahomma blocks a body shot from Marshal.
Marshal is looking to break free of the clinch but Tappenahomma has double underhooks.
Still in the clinch, Tappenahomma scores with a nice short uppercut.
Marshal lands with a left to the head.
Marshal lands a left hand.
Marshal lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Marshal fails to land.
Marshal lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Marshal tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Marshal tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Marshal is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Tappenahomma unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Marshal lands a shoulder strike.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Marshal trying to stall but Tappenahomma improves his position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Marshal looking to stall.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tappenahomma putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Marshal in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Marshal slowing the pace effectively.
Marshal tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tappenahomma's elbow.
Tappenahomma creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Marshal's defenses.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Marshal takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Marshal has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Tappenahomma seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Marshal can turn it around.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tappenahomma.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma prevents a body shot from Marshal.
Tappenahomma blocks an uppercut.
Marshal avoiding damage as Tappenahomma throws knees to the body.
Marshal takes an elbow to the temple.
A right hand to the body from Marshal.

Marshal pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Marshal steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tappenahomma.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tappenahomma fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Marshal connects with a body shot that sends Tappenahomma's belly button to the back.
Tappenahomma connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Marshal misses with a straight right.
Tappenahomma seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Marshal misses with a leg kick
and Tappenahomma counters with a good, hard body kick but Marshal shrugs it off.
Marshal misses with an uppercut.
Marshal takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.

Tappenahomma closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.

Marshal manages to break the clinch.
Marshal tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tappenahomma is able to avoid easily.
Marshal thumps Tappenahomma with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Tappenahomma creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Marshal's defenses.

That has opened up Aleksei Marshal's cut even more.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
Tappenahomma tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tappenahomma works on Marshal's body with a couple of short punches.
Marshal swings wildly with an uppercut but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tappenahomma looking to throw knees to the head but Marshal is blocking nicely.
Marshal is looking to control Tappenahomma's arms but Tappenahomma gets an underhook and turns him. Now Marshal has his back to the cage.
Tappenahomma blocks a body shot from Marshal.
Tappenahomma lands a right hand.
Marshal blocks an elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Marshal's defenses.
Marshal misses with a hook to the ribs.
Marshal is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Marshal lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Tappenahomma as Marshal tries to tie him up.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Chief Tappenahomma will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Tappenahomma avoids the head kick by Marshal.
Aleksei Marshal seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Marshal takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Marshal looks to land a body kick but Tappenahomma moved away.
Tappenahomma throws out a leg kick but Marshal moves out of range and Tappenahomma only half commits.
Marshal keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tappenahomma.
Marshal throws a leg kick that is checked
and Tappenahomma connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tappenahomma avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Marshal wants to land a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma lands a jab to the nose.

Marshal is rocked!
Marshal throws a lazy body kick
and Tappenahomma counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Marshal is still on wobbly legs! Can Tappenahomma finish him?
Marshal misses with a left hand
and Tappenahomma rattles Marshal with a well-timed uppercut counter. - Marshal tries to back away and recover but his hands are down low and he gets tagged again, sending him stumbling down to the canvas. Tappenahomma dives in after him and quickly finishes the job with a trio of brutal punches, leaving Marshal stiff and motionless on the mat!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Chief Tappenahomma!
Chief Tappenahomma retains his welterweight title!
Chief Tappenahomma spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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Event: EVO 294     
Date:   Jan 28, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Mordecai Sackett. Tappenahomma's entrance music is Tatanka. A fine choice. Sackett has chosen Teardrop as his entrance music. I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

180 cm
30
181 lbs
23 - 7 - 2
178 cm
27
176 lbs
20 - 2 - 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 welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 7 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Mordecai Sackett!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Phil Schofield and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tappenahomma takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sackett slips under a jab from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Sackett feints and then cracks Tappenahomma's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Tappenahomma down.
Sackett staying out of range there.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch but Sackett moves out of range.
Tappenahomma ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Sackett tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tappenahomma was well out of range. Poor timing from Sackett.
A big left from Sackett misses.
Sackett moves out of range as Tappenahomma strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Tappenahomma moves out of range of the strikes.
Tappenahomma was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Tappenahomma checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Sackett keeps Tappenahomma at a distance using the push kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sackett looks for the body kick but Tappenahomma saw that one coming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma misses with an uppercut.
Sackett connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Tappenahomma's hands.
Sackett misses with a straight left.
Tappenahomma looks to land a right hand but Sackett moved out of range.
A big left from Sackett misses.
No joy there for Tappenahomma, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Tappenahomma throws out a loose jab but Sackett uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sackett misses the jab.
Sackett lunges at Tappenahomma with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Tappenahomma's hand.
Sackett throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Sackett sizes up Tappenahomma with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Tappenahomma throws a low kick, looking for Sackett's leg but Sackett calmly moves out of range.
A little jabbing left from Sackett on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A lazy body kick from Sackett
and Tappenahomma makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Sackett crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Tappenahomma - the referee stops the clock and Sackett gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Tappenahomma. Sackett manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
A nice leg kick lands there from Sackett.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sackett throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
A counter left hand to the body from Tappenahomma misses its target.
Sackett lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Sackett takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Nice uppercut lands for Sackett. That snapped Tappenahomma's head back.
Tappenahomma cracks Sackett with a good jab.
Sackett throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tappenahomma seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook
and Sackett counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Nice defenses there by Tappenahomma.
Sackett looks to land a body kick but Tappenahomma moved away.
Sackett throws a body shot but no joy.
Tappenahomma is looking to counter the offense by Sackett and move into the clinch.
Sackett throws out a loose jab but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sackett tries to work over Tappenahomma's front leg with a kick but Tappenahomma checks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sackett throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Tappenahomma stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Sackett misses with an uppercut.
Sackett throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tappenahomma doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Sackett misses with an attempted mid kick.
Tappenahomma wants to clinch but Sackett slips to the side
and Sackett counters with an outside leg kick.
Tappenahomma moves out of range of the strikes.
Sackett with a hook.
Sackett uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tappenahomma.
Sackett with a nice cross.
A decent looking cross lands there for Tappenahomma.
Sackett misses with a low kick.
Sackett throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Sackett.
A little feinted left hand from Tappenahomma on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Sackett ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tappenahomma moves away.
Sackett with a hook.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sackett throws a hook but Tappenahomma blocks it.
Tappenahomma missing with a left hand there. Sackett was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Sackett throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Tappenahomma lands a lovely overhand right.
Sackett misses with a hook
and Tappenahomma counters with a straight right hand.
A lazy body kick from Sackett

and Tappenahomma counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Tappenahomma is working Sackett over against the cage.
Sackett takes a knee to the side of the body.
Tappenahomma trying to land knees to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a shoulder strike.
Tappenahomma comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Tappenahomma lands a damaging elbow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A swing and a miss from Sackett.
Sackett jabs at Tappenahomma's body.
Sackett punishes Tappenahomma's body with a nice straight punch.
Tappenahomma blocks a jab.
Tappenahomma tries to counter by clinching up but Sackett breaks away and moves out of range.
Sackett misses with a hook
enabling Tappenahomma to counter with a crisp jab.
Tappenahomma looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Sackett throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tappenahomma sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Sackett looks to throw the jab but Tappenahomma is out of range.
Tappenahomma feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Sackett looks for the body kick but Tappenahomma saw that one coming.
Tappenahomma ducks under a wild hook from Sackett.
Tappenahomma swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sackett 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.
Sackett takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Tappenahomma thows a left - swing and a miss!
Sackett jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Tappenahomma moves out of range of the leg kick from Sackett.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Sackett dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tappenahomma moves out of range of the strikes.
Sackett cracks Tappenahomma with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Tappenahomma gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Tappenahomma checks a low kick from Sackett.
Tappenahomma misses with an uppercut. Sackett saw that one coming.
Tappenahomma moves away from the strike by Sackett.
Tappenahomma is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Sackett.
Sackett throws a hook but Tappenahomma avoids it easily.
Mordecai Sackett seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Sackett slips a straight right by Tappenahomma.
Sackett looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Tappenahomma lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Sackett is looking to land body kicks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sackett throws a lazy uppercut

and Tappenahomma counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Tappenahomma throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow just above Sackett 's eye.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sackett throws a head punch that misses.
Sackett gets through Tappenahomma's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma misses with an elbow over the top.
Tappenahomma goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Sackett lands a body shot.
Tappenahomma blocks an uppercut.
A short right from Tappenahomma on the inside.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Sackett.
Sackett tries to throw a body punch but Tappenahomma avoids it by throwing Sackett back against the cage.
Sackett lands a body shot.
Sackett avoiding damage as Tappenahomma throws knees to the body.
Sackett digs a right hand into Tappenahomma's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Tappenahomma's gas tank.
Sackett lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Tappenahomma scores with a shot to the side of Sackett's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma blocks a body shot from Sackett.
Sackett working aggressively here.
Sackett swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Sackett lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Sackett misses with some punches.
Sackett fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Sackett tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tappenahomma blocks a punch to the side of the head.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Tappenahomma just misses with a elbow thrown towards Sackett's brow.
Sackett misses with some punches.
Tappenahomma misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Sackett wants to break free but Tappenahomma has control.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands a damaging elbow.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Sackett has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Tappenahomma seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Sackett can turn it around.
Tappenahomma's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Sackett lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Sackett's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Sackett is looking to land body kicks.
Sackett connects with a leg kick. Tappenahomma looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Tappenahomma closes the distance and pushes Sackett back into the cage.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with an uppercut but Sackett uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sackett lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Sackett has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Sackett doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tappenahomma tries to throw a body punch but Sackett avoids it by throwing Tappenahomma back against the cage.

Sackett pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Tappenahomma fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sackett manages to avoid it.
Sackett throws a right hand that misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tappenahomma takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

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

Mordecai Sackett 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!


Tappenahomma throws a leg kick that is checked
letting Sackett counter with a right hand.
A chopping leg kick lands by Sackett.
Sackett tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
An attempted straight right counter from Tappenahomma misses the target.
A jab lands there for Sackett.
Tappenahomma staying out of range there.
Sackett scores with a hook.

Tappenahomma clinches up with Sackett and pushes him back against the cage.
Tappenahomma blocks a body shot from Sackett.
Tappenahomma blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Sackett misses with a shot to the kidneys.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Sackett breaks the clinch.
Tappenahomma misses with an uppercut.
Sackett walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tappenahomma checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Sackett. Tappenahomma shrugs it off though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Sackett misses with an uppercut. Tappenahomma saw that one coming.
Sackett throws a big shot that misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Tappenahomma misses the target.
Sackett scores with a jab to the head.
Good standup being displayed there by Sackett as he connects with a hook.
Tappenahomma moves out of range of the leg kick from Sackett.
Sackett goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Tappenahomma dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Sackett. That did some damage!
Tappenahomma wants to clinch up but Sackett keeps it at a distance.
Tappenahomma takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Sackett cracks a nice hook into Tappenahomma's ribs.
Tappenahomma misses with an uppercut.

Tappenahomma moves into the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sackett throws a head punch that misses.
Sackett lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tappenahomma backwards.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tappenahomma swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Sackett tries to circle away but Tappenahomma has him pinned against the cage.
Sackett has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
Sackett is looking to control Tappenahomma's arms but Tappenahomma gets an underhook and turns him. Now Sackett has his back to the cage.
Chief Tappenahomma has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Sackett lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Sackett tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Sackett misses with the head strike.
Tappenahomma fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A short right from Tappenahomma.
Sackett prevents a body shot from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma trying to land knees to the body.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Sackett tries to throw a body punch but Tappenahomma avoids it by throwing Sackett back against the cage.
Sackett blocking some punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A nice right hand lands inside from Sackett.
Sackett misses with a punch to the body.
Sackett tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Sackett swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Sackett misses with a hook from the clinch.
Sackett tries to throw a body punch but Tappenahomma avoids it by throwing Sackett back against the cage.
Sackett misses with a punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow that stopped Sackett in his tracks for a moment.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Sackett avoids it.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside.

It looks like Mordecai Sackett has been cut.
Tappenahomma creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Sackett's defenses.
Sackett swings wildly with an uppercut but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sackett wants to break free but Tappenahomma has control.
Sackett misses with a punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma with a knee to the head.

Sackett is rocked!
A nice glancing elbow lands by Tappenahomma.
Sackett is still on wobbly legs! Can Tappenahomma finish him?
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Sackett.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Sackett in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tappenahomma lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Sackett or not.
Sackett takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Tappenahomma goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tappenahomma stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.

Tappenahomma drops Sackett onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Sackett is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
Sackett is pressed against the cage. Tappenahomma pushes back and unleashes a big elbow that really hurts Sackett! Two more big strikes from Tappenahomma and Sackett crumples to the mat and taps out furiously due to the strikes!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:23 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Strikes). Chief Tappenahomma!
Chief Tappenahomma retains his welterweight title!
In his post fight interview, Chief Tappenahomma started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Event: Ascension 0107     
Date:   Jan 07, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Dean Duggan and Chief Tappenahomma. Chooooooooon! I think Duggan might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to The Fratellis - Chelsea Dagger. Tappenahomma has chosen Tatanka as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

181 cm
34
169 lbs
21 - 8 - 0
180 cm
30
181 lbs
22 - 7 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

King of Clothes
Hellbent

M.O. Fight Wear
Hellbent



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Dean Duggan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 7 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
The judges for this bout are Tiny Johnson, George Francis and Cecil Peabody.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Duggan is just out of range.
Tappenahomma throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nice shot lands for Tappenahomma.
Duggan tests Tappenahomma's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Tappenahomma throws an off balance right hand
and Tappenahomma takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Duggan moves forwards but Tappenahomma connects with a nice, crisp jab.

It looks like Dean Duggan has been cut.
Tappenahomma tries to land a body kick
and Duggan connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Duggan has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Tappenahomma takes a swing at Duggan's ribcage but misses.
Tappenahomma changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Tappenahomma checks a leg kick.
Duggan tries a head kick but it misses.
Duggan uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tappenahomma.
Duggan lands with a thumping leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tappenahomma is looking to chop away at Duggan's legs.
Duggan throws a head kick that half lands.
Duggan goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Tappenahomma jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma throws an overhand right that lands on Duggan's shoulder, as Duggan tries to avoid the shot.
Duggan seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Tappenahomma swings for the body but Duggan moves out of range.
Tappenahomma takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Duggan keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Left hook, right uppercut from Duggan.
Duggan tries to close the distance and clinch but Tappenahomma swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Duggan blocks the body kick.
Tappenahomma tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tappenahomma scores with a leg kick.
Nice cross by Duggan.
Duggan throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Duggan misses with a wild body shot.
Duggan lands a jab to Tappenahomma's midsection.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tappenahomma lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Duggan throws a leg kick which misses Tappenahomma's front leg but catches the back leg as Tappenahomma tries to avoid it.
Duggan throws the left hand but Tappenahomma avoids the punch easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Duggan lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Duggan takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Tappenahomma is looking to clinch.
Duggan throws a push kick but Tappenahomma slaps the foot to one side.
Duggan keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tappenahomma chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Duggan looks to land a right hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range.
Tappenahomma throws the kick towards the body but Duggan avoids it.
Good standup being displayed there by Duggan as he connects with a hook.
Duggan throws a half hearted mid kick.
Nice body punch from Tappenahomma.
Duggan connects with the punch.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the side of Duggan's head but Duggan sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tappenahomma.
A left lands for Duggan.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Duggan misses the shot to the body.
Duggan bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Duggan misses with a kick to the body.
A cross from Duggan lands.
Tappenahomma takes one to the chin there.
Tappenahomma throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Duggan connects with a body shot that sends Tappenahomma's belly button to the back.
Tappenahomma wants to slow Duggan down by chopping away at his legs.
Duggan looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Tappenahomma keeps the fight on the outside.
Duggan misses with a body kick.
Duggan throws a leg kick that misses.
Tappenahomma throws a low kick but it's checked well by Duggan.
Duggan is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Tappenahomma looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tappenahomma looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Duggan throws a looping overhand right but Tappenahomma ducks down to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Tappenahomma gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Tappenahomma lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Duggan backwards.
Tappenahomma throws an elbow but it misses.
Duggan avoids a wild elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Duggan avoids the elbow strike from Tappenahomma, against the cage.
Tappenahomma prevents a body shot from Duggan.
Tappenahomma throws an elbow but it misses.
Duggan lands a right hand.
Duggan throws a punch but it's blocked by Tappenahomma.
A shot in the inside from Duggan.
Duggan lands a body shot in the clinch.
Tappenahomma misses with a punch on the inside.
A hook to the body from Tappenahomma.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Duggan lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tappenahomma backwards.
A short right from Duggan on the inside.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Duggan lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Duggan walks forward, straight into a front kick from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook. Duggan ducked under it nicely.
Duggan scores with a head kick.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch but Duggan moves out of range.

Duggan has Tappenahomma up against the cage in a clinch.
Tappenahomma's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A short right from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Duggan seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Tappenahomma can turn it around.
Duggan is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Tappenahomma can do to turn this around?
Tappenahomma lands a body punch in the clinch.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Duggan avoids it.
Tappenahomma lands a right hand.
Tappenahomma misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Duggan.
Duggan has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Tappenahomma lands a hook that snaps the head of Duggan backwards.
Duggan blocks a body shot from Tappenahomma.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tappenahomma keeps control of Duggan as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Good body shot from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma digs a right hand into Duggan's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Duggan's gas tank.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Duggan managing to block the knees to the body from Tappenahomma.
Duggan tries to score a body lock takedown but Tappenahomma shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Duggan lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tappenahomma backwards.
Tappenahomma has Duggan pressed against the cage, preventing Duggan from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Tappenahomma throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Tappenahomma blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short left from Duggan.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
Duggan tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Duggan misses with some punches.
Duggan goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tappenahomma throws a head punch that misses.
Duggan wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Duggan tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Duggan avoiding damage as Tappenahomma throws knees to the body.
Tappenahomma throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Duggan blocks it with crossed arms.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Duggan throws a head punch that misses.
Tappenahomma lands with a right to the head.
Nice elbow from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma misses with a knee strike.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Duggan misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tappenahomma has a couple of punches blocked by Duggan.
Duggan struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Duggan.
Tappenahomma lands a left hand that snaps the head of Duggan backwards.
Duggan misses with some punches.
Duggan tries to throw a body punch but Tappenahomma avoids it by throwing Duggan back against the cage.
Tappenahomma misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Duggan.
Tappenahomma misses with a punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Duggan is defending well for now.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside.

Dean Duggan's cut is getting worse.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Duggan goes for a takedown attempt but Tappenahomma pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
A looping hook to the body misses from Duggan. Tappenahomma does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tappenahomma showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Duggan.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Duggan.
The fighters circling - Duggan throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tappenahomma fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Tappenahomma fails to land with a series of punches.
Tappenahomma pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tappenahomma misses with a lunging right hand
and Duggan counters with a thumping low kick.
Tappenahomma throws a series of punches but Duggan moves out of range.
Duggan throws an overhand right that lands on Tappenahomma's shoulder, as Tappenahomma tries to avoid the shot.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Duggan.
Duggan throws a shot from downtown. Tappenahomma moves away and avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Duggan ducks under a wild hook from Tappenahomma.
Duggan is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Tappenahomma chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Duggan misses with a straight right.
Duggan doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Duggan.
Tappenahomma swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Good leg kick by Duggan there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook. Duggan ducked under it nicely.
Tappenahomma jabs Duggan to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Nice uppercut lands for Tappenahomma. That snapped Duggan's head back.
Duggan uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tappenahomma.
Duggan is looking to counter punch.
Tappenahomma throws a series of punches but Duggan moves out of range.
Nice jab there from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands a nice shot to the body.
Dean Duggan is winning the standup battle so far.
Duggan misses with a looping left.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Dean Duggan's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Duggan scores with a one two! Tappenahomma had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Tappenahomma stuns Duggan with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tappenahomma thows a leg kick but Duggan checks it
and Duggan counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Tappenahomma walks into a left hand.
A leg kick checked by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma tries to land a body kick
and Duggan counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Duggan 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 Tappenahomma has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tappenahomma and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tappenahomma.
A big right from Tappenahomma misses.
Tappenahomma turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Tappenahomma feints and then cracks Duggan's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Duggan down.
Tappenahomma ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Duggan throws a lazy right hand but Tappenahomma sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Duggan throws the left hand but Tappenahomma avoids the punch easily.
Tappenahomma paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Duggan rushes Tappenahomma and presses him up against the cage.

Duggan breaks from the clinch.
Tappenahomma throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tappenahomma throws a good cross that connects.
Duggan keeps the fight on the outside.
A quick step to the side and Duggan tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Duggan throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tappenahomma blocks a head kick by Duggan.
Tappenahomma throws a head kick that misses
and Duggan counters with a nice low kick that buckles Tappenahomma's knee momentarily.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Duggan.
Good leg kick by Tappenahomma there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Duggan throws a big shot that misses.
Duggan throws a leg kick
enabling Tappenahomma to counter with a crisp jab.
Tappenahomma cracks the inside of Duggan's front leg.
Duggan ducks under a wild hook from Tappenahomma.
Duggan does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheers as Duggan lands an impressive looking overhand right. Tappenahomma doesn't seem phased though.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Duggan swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Duggan misses with a straight right.
Duggan motions for Tappenahomma to come forward. Duggan throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the side of Duggan's head but Duggan sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Duggan buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Duggan looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Nice jab there from Duggan.

Tappenahomma moves into range and clinches up with Duggan.

Duggan has hold of one of Tappenahomma's legs. Tappenahomma is fighting the takedown attempt but Duggan gets the trip and lands the takedown into guard.
Duggan trying to control the position from guard on top but Tappenahomma is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Tappenahomma looking for a sweep. Not yet Tappenahomma, not yet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Duggan wants to control from the top but Tappenahomma keeps moving.
Tappenahomma wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Duggan is now in half guard.
Duggan scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Duggan keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Tappenahomma is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Duggan's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Duggan's back!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma controls the action.
Duggan surviving as best he can, preventing damage.
Duggan looks to control his opponent's hands but he's not mananging it at the moment.
Tappenahomma controls the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Dean Duggan did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Dean Duggan's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Duggan misses with a head kick.
Duggan scores with a punch to the head.
Tappenahomma throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tappenahomma just misses with a punch to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Duggan. Tappenahomma does a little dance to reset his feet.
Duggan tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Tappenahomma paws at him with a jab and circles away.
A clash of legs there as Tappenahomma blocks the low kick.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
The fighters circling - Duggan throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Duggan dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Duggan misses with a left hand

and Tappenahomma counters by moving into the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands a damaging elbow.
Tappenahomma blocks a body shot from Duggan.
Duggan misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma blocks an uppercut.
Duggan avoiding damage as Tappenahomma throws knees to the body.
Duggan misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tappenahomma softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Duggan prevents a body shot from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
Duggan misses with the head strike.
Duggan looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Duggan.
Duggan avoids a wild elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Tappenahomma has a couple of punches blocked by Duggan.
Duggan misses with a hook to the ribs.
Duggan wants to break free but Tappenahomma has control.
Duggan misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tappenahomma scores with a hook to the body.
Duggan tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Tappenahomma lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow.
Duggan working aggressively here.
Duggan tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tappenahomma doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A right handed body shot lands from Tappenahomma.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Duggan tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Duggan is working for takedown but Tappenahomma is calmly controlling the position for now.
Duggan blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Tappenahomma scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Chief Tappenahomma seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
A head punch on the inside from Duggan fails to land.
Tappenahomma lands a hook to the side of the head.

Dean Duggan's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Duggan avoids it.
Tappenahomma misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Duggan.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Duggan throws a head punch that misses.
Nice body punch from Duggan - that landed with a thud.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tappenahomma.
Nice body punch from Tappenahomma.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tappenahomma.
Duggan blocks an elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma tries to work over Duggan's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tappenahomma.
Duggan doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Duggan is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Tappenahomma tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside.

Jeez, Dean Duggan's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.
Tappenahomma lands a knee to the head.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:57 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Chief Tappenahomma!
A very excited looking Chief Tappenahomma rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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RATING
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Event: Ascension 1217     
Date:   Dec 17, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Salosen Mara. Tappenahomma comes to the cage accompanied by Tatanka. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

180 cm
30
181 lbs
22 - 6 - 2
186 cm
33
176 lbs
28 - 11 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

M.O. Fight Wear
Hellbent

Perkele!



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Salosen Mara!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Chris Edwards and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mara takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Tappenahomma feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Maras jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Tappenahomma cracks the inside of Mara's front leg.
Tappenahomma throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Tappenahomma wants to clinch
and Mara counters with a thumping low kick.
A shot to the liver by Mara. Beautiful body shot.
Tappenahomma gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Tappenahomma misses with a straight left.
Tappenahomma lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Tappenahomma scores with a push kick.
Tappenahomma works Mara's body with a nice hook.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma pushes Mara away with a front kick.
Tappenahomma thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Mara if he has to take too many more of those.
Mara scores with a leg kick.
Tappenahomma pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tappenahomma. Mara does a little dance to reset his feet.
Mara has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mara smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Mara dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Mara throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Mara looks to land a body kick but Tappenahomma moved away.
Mara dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Tappenahomma. That did some damage!
Tappenahomma connects with a good right hand that stumbles Mara. Mara circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Mara is just out of range.
Mara follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Mara works the jab nicely.
Tappenahomma staying out of range there.
Tappenahomma with a nice cross.
Tappenahomma throws a hook but Mara blocks it.
Tappenahomma blocks the body kick.
Mara throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma checks it.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tappenahomma.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma looks to land a left hand but Mara moved out of range nicely.
Mara throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
That kick from Mara tenderised Tappenahomma's leg. Tappenahomma is trying to keep his angry face on.
Mara is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Both fighters circling a little - Tappenahomma finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Mara moves forwards but Tappenahomma connects with a nice, crisp jab.
An inside leg kick lands from Tappenahomma.
Mara wants to slow Tappenahomma down by chopping away at his legs.
Mara ducks under a wild hook from Tappenahomma.
Mara throws a body punch but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Mara misses with a wild body shot.
Mara circles away from the clinch attempt
and Mara cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook.
Good standup being displayed there by Tappenahomma as he connects with a hook.
Tappenahomma misses with a kick to the body.
Mara defending well as Tappenahomma loads up on a big left hand.
Donk. Tappenahomma catches Mara right on the button with a cross.
Tappenahomma avoids the body shot from Mara.
An attempted straight right counter from Tappenahomma misses the target.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but Mara sees it coming and moves out of range.
Mara takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Mara throws a solid leg kick but Tappenahomma takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Mara.
Tappenahomma throws a push kick but Mara slaps the foot to one side.
Mara feints a counter leg kick.
Mara keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
It looks like Tappenahomma has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Tappenahomma blocks a jab.
Tappenahomma swings for the body but Mara moves out of range.
Mara throws out a counter right but Tappenahomma avoids it with no problem.
Mara throws a leg kick which misses Tappenahomma's front leg but catches the back leg as Tappenahomma tries to avoid it.
Tappenahomma is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Tappenahomma scores with a crisp jab that stopped Mara in his tracks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mara.
Tappenahomma is looking to counter punch.
Mara displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tappenahomma throws out the jab.
Tappenahomma misses the jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tappenahomma bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tappenahomma shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Mara swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
A big right from Tappenahomma misses.
Tappenahomma walks into a jab.
Tappenahomma checks a leg kick.
Mara connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Mara throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Mara lands with a hook. Tappenahomma tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tappenahomma scores with a jab to the body.
Tappenahomma throws a hook but Mara avoids it easily.
Tappenahomma cracks Mara with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Chief Tappenahomma 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.


Mara throws an overhand right that lands on Tappenahomma's shoulder, as Tappenahomma tries to avoid the shot.
Tappenahomma's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Mara connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Tappenahomma scrambles back to his feet.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mara.
Mara moves out of range as Tappenahomma strikes.
Tappenahomma throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tappenahomma throws a body punch but Mara moves out of range.
A left and a right from Mara both land. Nice combination.

It looks like Chief Tappenahomma has been cut.
Tappenahomma lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Mara staying out of range there.
Mara misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mara throws a push kick but Tappenahomma slaps the foot to one side.
Mara misses with a lunging right hand
and Tappenahomma makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Tappenahomma misses with an uppercut.
Tappenahomma throws an off balance right hand
and Mara counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tappenahomma throws a jab when Mara was well out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A big left from Mara misses.
Chief Tappenahomma is winning the standup battle so far.
Tappenahomma scores with a jab.
Mara scores with a hook to the body. Tappenahomma takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Mara 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.
Mara works Tappenahomma's body with a nice hook.
A low kick from Mara misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Mara ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tappenahomma moves away.
Mara uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tappenahomma.
Mara on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Mara! But no joy.
Tappenahomma 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.
Mara lands with a thumping leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tappenahomma tries to score with a low kick but Mara moves his leg out of the way.
Mara replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Tappenahomma blocks it well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma lands with a thumping leg kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Mara.
Mara slips a straight right by Tappenahomma.
A low kick from Mara is predictable there
and Tappenahomma counters with a good low kick that Mara was not able to check.
Tappenahomma looks to throw a body kick
and Mara counters with a kick to the head that grazes his opponent. Tappenahomma is lucky that one didn't land flush.
Mara throws a wild body kick that Tappenahomma sees coming a mile off.
Mara tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tappenahomma was well out of range. Poor timing from Mara.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the side of Mara's head but Mara sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tappenahomma lands a nice leg kick that just misses Mara's sensitive parts.
Mara slips under a jab.
Mara ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tappenahomma moves away.
Mara attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Mara avoids a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma takes a jab right on the kisser.
Tappenahomma checks a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mara with a jab.
Tappenahomma smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Tappenahomma checks a low kick from Mara.
Tappenahomma throws a poor cross that misses
and Mara counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tappenahomma is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Mara misses with a wild body shot.
Mara keeps Tappenahomma at a distance using the push kick.
Mara fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Tappenahomma has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tappenahomma looks to land a body kick but Mara moved away.
Mara throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mara takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Tappenahomma throws a jab when Mara was well out of range.
A nice side step and Mara releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Tappenahomma connects with a nice looking jab.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Mara - that will leave a mark!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mara swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
As Mara looks to move away, Tappenahomma throws a big counter combo but Mara just gets out of the way.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A low kick from Mara is predictable there
and Tappenahomma counters with an inside leg kick.
Mara dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Tappenahomma. That did some damage!
Mara lands a jab.
Tappenahomma lands a really nice looking cross but Mara seems unphased.
Mara throws a body kick that misses.
Mara lands an overhand right.
Tappenahomma throws a poor cross that misses
and Mara counters with a straight right hand.
Mara throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Mara misses with a body kick.
Tappenahomma slips a straight right by Mara.
Mara throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mara walks into a left hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Salosen Mara showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Chief Tappenahomma's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Mara fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Mara lands a right hook to the body.
Mara lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Mara misses with an uppercut. Tappenahomma saw that one coming.
An inside leg kick from Tappenahomma misses.
Tappenahomma swings for the body but Mara moves out of range.
Mara goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
It appears Tappenahomma was looking to counter with a kick there.
Mara will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Tappenahomma waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Mara.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Nice defenses there by Tappenahomma.
Mara keeps the fight on the outside.
Mara looking to land some kicks to the body here.
As Mara tries to get set, Tappenahomma tries to push him back and clinch up but Mara manages to avoid the attempt.
Tappenahomma cracks Mara with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Mara looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tappenahomma lands with a kick to the ribs.
Tappenahomma misses with a straight left.
Mara tries a low kick but Tappenahomma avoids it.
Tappenahomma fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Mara cracks Tappenahomma with a good jab.
A clash of legs there as Mara blocks the low kick.
Mara takes a swing at Tappenahomma's ribcage but misses.
Mara walks into a straight right hand from Tappenahomma.
Mara throws a head kick but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Mara shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
It looked like Tappenahomma wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Mara throws a hook but Tappenahomma avoids it easily.
A quick step to the side and Tappenahomma tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mara chopping away at his opponent's legs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Mara with a jab.
A big right from Mara misses.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tappenahomma misses with a looping right.
Mara throws a wild body kick that Tappenahomma sees coming a mile off.
Tappenahomma lands with a good body shot.
Mara avoids the body shot from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Mara scores with a jab.
Mara looks to land a left hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range nicely.
Mara scores with a shot to the body.
Tappenahomma is looking to score with low kicks.
Good leg kick by Mara there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Mara throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mara comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Mara is looking to slow Tappenahomma down with leg kicks.
Mara misses with a lunging right hand
and Tappenahomma makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Nice uppercut there from Mara.
Mara has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Tappenahomma.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Tappenahomma checks a leg kick.
A solid leg kick lands there for Mara.
Mara throws a leg kick that is checked
and Tappenahomma counters with an outside leg kick.
Mara takes a jab right on the kisser.
A swing and a miss from Mara.
Mara feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tappenahomma's calf.
Tappenahomma lands a lovely overhand right.
Mara uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tappenahomma.
Mara swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
An inside leg kick from Tappenahomma misses.
Mara throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tappenahomma sees it coming and avoids it easily.

Tappenahomma gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Mara blocks a body shot from Tappenahomma.
Mara working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Mara is trying to pull guard but Tappenahomma has him pressed against the cage.
Tappenahomma blocks a body shot from Mara.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
Mara wants to get back to striking at distance but Tappenahomma won't allow it.
Tappenahomma swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tappenahomma tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mara misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mara wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands a left hand that snaps the head of Mara backwards.
Mara takes an elbow to the forehead.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Salosen Mara just about did enough to take it.
The cut man is working on Chief Tappenahomma'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.


Mara staying out of range there.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Mara! But no joy.

It looks like Salosen Mara has been cut.
Tappenahomma misses with a leg kick
and Mara counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Mara swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A little feinted left hand from Tappenahomma on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Mara is just out of range.

Tappenahomma clinches up with Mara and pushes him back against the cage.
Mara tries to break the clinch but Tappenahomma is controlling the position.
Tappenahomma trying to land knees to the body.
Mara has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Mara scores with a hook to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a left hand that snaps the head of Mara backwards.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma tries to throw a body punch but Mara avoids it by throwing Tappenahomma back against the cage.
Mara blocks an uppercut.
Mara has a couple of punches blocked by Tappenahomma.

Mara manages to break the clinch.
Mara smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Tappenahomma misses with a kick to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Mara at a distance.
Tappenahomma lands with a nice body punch.
Tappenahomma thumps Mara with a low kick.
Mara scores with a hook to the body. Tappenahomma takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Mara 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.
Tappenahomma walks into a left hand.
Tappenahomma tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mara was well out of range. Poor timing from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Mara sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Mara looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tappenahomma takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
A telegraphed right hand from Tappenahomma misses the target.
Mara connects with a good right hand that stumbles Tappenahomma. Tappenahomma circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Tappenahomma throws a body shot but no joy.
Mara is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Tappenahomma with a body shot.
Tappenahomma shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma slips a straight right by Mara.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mara comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Mara is looking to chop away at Tappenahomma's legs.
And Tappenahomma counters with a quick kick to the body but Mara blocks it.
Tappenahomma moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Mara stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tappenahomma.
Mara misses with a looping left.
Mara missing with a left hand there. Tappenahomma was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tappenahomma, right into the meat.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Mara, right into the meat.
Tappenahomma lands an overhand right.
Tappenahomma scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Tappenahomma swings for the body but Mara moves out of range.
Mara pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Mara throws a quick inside leg kick.
Tappenahomma 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.
Mara swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Tappenahomma connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Tappenahomma throws a body shot but no joy.
Mara misses with a lunging right hand
and Tappenahomma counters with a head kick. That will keep Mara thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!
Tappenahomma is looking to land body kicks.
A slapping leg kick lands for Mara.
A left lands for Mara.
Tappenahomma misses with a head kick.
Tappenahomma cracks Mara with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mara takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot
and Mara counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Mara moves out of range of the strikes.
Mara flicks out a counter leg kick but Tappenahomma steps away.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the side of Mara's head but Mara sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Mara scores with a leg kick.
Mara lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tappenahomma pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tappenahomma thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Mara if he has to take too many more of those.
Tappenahomma is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

Tappenahomma has managed to clinch.
Mara wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.

Mara breaks from the clinch.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tappenahomma. Mara does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tappenahomma checks a leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Salosen Mara will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Tappenahomma's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Tappenahomma closes the distance looking to clinch
and Mara counters with a thumping low kick.
Mara rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
enabling Tappenahomma to counter with a crisp jab.
Tappenahomma throws a nice inside leg kick.
Mara misses the jab.
Tappenahomma turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Tappenahomma swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Tappenahomma cracks Mara with a right hand to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma sizes up Mara with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Tappenahomma defending well as Mara loads up on a big left hand.
A shot to the liver by Tappenahomma. Beautiful body shot.
Mara scores with a hook.
A lazy body kick from Tappenahomma
and Tappenahomma takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mara misses with a kick to the body.
Mara fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tappenahomma looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
The fighters circle momentarily. Mara darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Mara checks a low kick from Tappenahomma.
Mara with a jab.
A solid body kick from Mara.
Mara scores with a jab.
Mara throws a leg kick which misses Tappenahomma's front leg but catches the back leg as Tappenahomma tries to avoid it.
Tappenahomma takes a swing at Mara's ribcage but misses.
An inside leg kick from Mara misses.
Mara throws a poor cross that misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tappenahomma with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Mara missing with a left hand there. Tappenahomma was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Chief Tappenahomma has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Mara manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Mara lets loose with a powerful body kick. Tappenahomma will feel that in the morning.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mara swats away the attempt to clinch by Tappenahomma.
Mara bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Tappenahomma's head.
Mara misses with a body punch
and Mara takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tappenahomma has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Tappenahomma there as he acknowledges the shot.
Mara rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Tappenahomma counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Mara throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma moved away.
Tappenahomma slips a jab from Mara.
Mara throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Mara misses with a wild body shot.
Tappenahomma is looking to counter with a shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mara is looking to slow Tappenahomma down with leg kicks.
Mara keeps Tappenahomma at a distance using the push kick.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Mara moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Mara throws a leg kick which misses Tappenahomma's front leg but catches the back leg as Tappenahomma tries to avoid it.
Mara takes a jab right on the kisser.
Mara scores with a nice right hand.
Mara scores with a jab.
Mara scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Mara looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Mara throws a solid leg kick but Tappenahomma takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Mara.
Tappenahomma throws a body punch but Mara moves out of range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mara wants to land a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mara with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Tappenahomma buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Mara turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Tappenahomma tries to work over Mara's front leg with a kick but Mara checks it.
Mara counters with a body kick.
Mara looks to score with a jab to the body but Tappenahomma is just out of range.
Mara misses the shot to the body.
Tappenahomma tried to score with a low kick but Mara checks it.
Tappenahomma scores with a leg kick.
Mara blocks a jab.
Tappenahomma takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tappenahomma tries to land a leg kick but Mara saw it coming and moves away.
Mara is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.

And that's the end of the fight!
Salosen Mara comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Mara 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 47:49
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 46:49
Judge James Glass scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Salosen Mara!

A victorious Salosen Mara thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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FIGHT
RATING
75%

 

Event: Ascension 1126     
Date:   Nov 26, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Lance Templeton and Chief Tappenahomma. Templeton comes into the arena with Trap Ball blaring out of the sound system. Tappenahomma has chosen Tatanka as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
37
170 lbs
40 - 13 - 2
180 cm
29
181 lbs
21 - 6 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Hellbent
Bullet Proof System

Hellbent



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 40 wins, 13 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Lance Templeton!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Jack Bonds and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tappenahomma throws a half hearted mid kick.
Templeton swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Templeton misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Tappenahomma counters with a one-two to the body.
Templeton misses with a hook
and Tappenahomma counters with a good low kick that Templeton was not able to check.
Tappenahomma 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.
Templeton swings widly with a right hand
and Tappenahomma counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Tappenahomma 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.
Tappenahomma connects with a nice looking jab.
Templeton definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Templeton looks to land a left hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range nicely.
Tappenahomma avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tappenahomma doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tappenahomma 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 Templeton has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Templeton and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Templeton scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Templeton dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Templeton throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tappenahomma sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Templeton thuds a left hand into Tappenahomma's body.
Decent striking displayed by Templeton there.
Templeton throws a shot from downtown. Tappenahomma moves away and avoids it.
Templeton misses with a straight right.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma looks to land a right hand but Templeton moved out of range.
Tappenahomma looks for the body kick but Templeton saw that one coming.
A punch lands to the side of Templeton 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Templeton moves out of range as Tappenahomma strikes.
Templeton was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Templeton scores with a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Tappenahomma motions for Templeton to come forward. Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tappenahomma throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Templeton sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A slapping leg kick lands for Templeton.
Tappenahomma slips a jab from Templeton.
Tappenahomma takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Templeton fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tappenahomma looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
A looping hook to the body misses from Templeton. Tappenahomma does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tappenahomma wants to counter with a clinch but Templeton pushes him away.
Nice uppercut there from Tappenahomma.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Templeton misses with a straight right.
Templeton takes one to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma lands a lovely overhand right.
Tappenahomma on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Templeton. Templeton obviously looking to wear him down.
That kick from Tappenahomma tenderised Templeton's leg. Templeton is trying to keep his angry face on.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tappenahomma. Templeton does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tappenahomma misses with a right hand
and Templeton counters with a nice uppercut.
Tappenahomma tries a low kick but Templeton avoids it.
Templeton throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Tappenahomma to counter with a crisp jab.
Templeton loads up on a big right hand but Tappenahomma slips the punch.
Tappenahomma uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Templeton.
Templeton lands a slapping body shot.
Templeton throws a big shot that misses.
Templeton throws a leg kick that is checked
and Tappenahomma counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Templeton moves away from the strike by Tappenahomma.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Templeton fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tappenahomma manages to avoid it.
Templeton attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tappenahomma connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Templeton is just out of range.
Tappenahomma lands a leg kick that knocks Templeton off balance momentarily.
Templeton avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Templeton swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Tappenahomma lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tappenahomma, right into the meat.
Tappenahomma avoids the head kick by Templeton.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Templeton is just out of range.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma checks a leg kick nicely.
Templeton slips a straight right by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Templeton fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tappenahomma manages to avoid it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Templeton feints and then cracks Tappenahomma's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Tappenahomma down.
Tappenahomma looks for the body kick but Templeton saw that one coming.
As Tappenahomma looks to move away, Templeton throws a big counter combo but Tappenahomma just gets out of the way.
Templeton lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tappenahomma at a distance.
Templeton uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tappenahomma.
A swing and a miss from Tappenahomma.
Templeton feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Templeton displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tappenahomma throws out the jab.
Templeton throws a jab but it's blocked by Tappenahomma.
Templeton swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Tappenahomma connects with a body shot that sends Templeton's belly button to the back.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Templeton jabs Tappenahomma to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Templeton throws a poor cross that misses
and Tappenahomma connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tappenahomma cracks a nice hook into Templeton's ribs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Templeton takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Tappenahomma has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Templeton ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tappenahomma moves away.
Templeton lands with a shot to the body.
Tappenahomma slips a jab from Templeton.
Tappenahomma blocks the body kick.
Tappenahomma swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Templeton uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tappenahomma.
Templeton throws a body punch but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Templeton misses with a hook. Tappenahomma ducked under it nicely.
Templeton misses with a hook. Tappenahomma ducked under it nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Templeton's calf.
Templeton throws the left hand but Tappenahomma avoids the punch easily.
Tappenahomma tries to counter by closing the distance.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Templeton pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice uppercut there from Templeton.
Tappenahomma's jab looks to have found its range, popping Templeton under the eye.

Tappenahomma has managed to clinch.
Templeton is trying to pull guard but Tappenahomma turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Tappenahomma doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tappenahomma tries to land knees in the clinch but Templeton avoids the damage to the body.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Tappenahomma just misses with a elbow thrown towards Templeton's brow.
Tappenahomma using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Templeton has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Templeton on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Templeton avoids a wild elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws a head punch that misses.
Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Templeton struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
A short right from Tappenahomma on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma scores a nice knee to the body.
Tappenahomma misses with some punches.
Templeton blocks the elbow strike.
Tappenahomma misses with a knee strike.
Templeton lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tappenahomma throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Tappenahomma misses with a short punch on the inside.
Templeton wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Templeton tries to throw a body punch but Tappenahomma avoids it by throwing Templeton back against the cage.
Tappenahomma tries to throw a body punch but Templeton avoids it by throwing Tappenahomma back against the cage.
Knees in the clinch landing for Tappenahomma.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Templeton backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Templeton makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Tappenahomma lands a nice shot to the body.
Knees to the body from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Templeton.
Templeton takes an elbow to the temple.
Templeton fails to pull the fight into his guard.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Templeton goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Templeton working aggressively here.
Tappenahomma misses with a short punch on the inside.
Templeton misses with a punch to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Templeton backwards.

Templeton breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Tappenahomma lands a nice looking kick to the body. Templeton takes a step back to recover.
Templeton takes a body punch but keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma throws a shot from downtown. Templeton moves away and avoids it.
Tappenahomma bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Templeton's head backwards.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Templeton uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tappenahomma.
Chief Tappenahomma seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Tappenahomma misses with a left hand
and Templeton counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Templeton moves out of range as Tappenahomma throws a body kick.
Templeton is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Templeton scoring well with a low kick there.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Tappenahomma - that will leave a mark!
Tappenahomma tries to clinch but Templeton is having none of it.
An attempted straight right counter from Templeton misses the target.
Templeton scores with a hook to the body. Tappenahomma takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Tappenahomma steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Templeton.
Templeton lands a nice hook to Tappenahomma's body. Tappenahomma takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
A jab from Tappenahomma does it's job there.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Templeton manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma 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!


Tappenahomma looks to land a body kick but Templeton moved away.
Tappenahomma throws an overhand right that lands on Templeton's shoulder, as Templeton tries to avoid the shot.
Templeton was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Tappenahomma scores with a leg kick.
Templeton swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Templeton misses the shot to the body.
Tappenahomma avoids the body shot from Templeton.
Templeton blocks the body kick.
Tappenahomma looks to land a body kick but Templeton moved away.
Tappenahomma staying out of range there.
An inside leg kick lands from Tappenahomma.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Templeton steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Tappenahomma connects with a body shot.
Tappenahomma rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Templeton counters with a slapping leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Templeton throws a low kick but Tappenahomma moves out of range easily.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tappenahomma connects with the punch.
Templeton tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tappenahomma was well out of range. Poor timing from Templeton.
Templeton avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tappenahomma bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Templeton misses with a shot to the body
and Tappenahomma counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tappenahomma connects with a solid leg kick.
Tappenahomma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Templeton.
Tappenahomma is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Templeton with a body shot.
Tappenahomma avoids the body shot from Templeton.
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Tappenahomma avoids a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Tappenahomma is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Templeton.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Templeton uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma is looking to slow Templeton down with leg kicks.
A slow jab from Templeton misses its intended target.
Tappenahomma jabbing away but nothing is landing.
It looked like Templeton wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
The fighters circling - Tappenahomma throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tappenahomma misses with an uppercut.
Tappenahomma throws an off balance right hand
and Templeton counters with a right hand to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Templeton thumps Tappenahomma with a low kick.
Tappenahomma will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Templeton was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
A shot to the liver by Templeton. Beautiful body shot.
Templeton lands with a thumping leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Templeton looks to land a right hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range.
Templeton tries to score with a low kick but Tappenahomma moves his leg out of the way.
Tappenahomma throws the kick towards the body but Templeton avoids it.
Templeton was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Templeton throws a body shot but no joy.
Templeton swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma cracks Templeton with a good jab.
Templeton ducks under a wild hook from Tappenahomma.
Templeton scores with a jab.
Templeton tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Templeton backing away here, and Tappenahomma unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Templeton is just out of range.
Tappenahomma will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Templeton misses with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tappenahomma jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Tappenahomma scores with a jab. Templeton acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Tappenahomma moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Tappenahomma throws a shot from downtown. Templeton moves away and avoids it.
Templeton throws a hook to the side of Tappenahomma's head but Tappenahomma sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tappenahomma throws a lazy body kick
and Templeton counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tappenahomma feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Templeton's calf.
Tappenahomma avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tappenahomma looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Templeton slips under a jab.
A counter left hand to the body from Templeton misses its target.
Templeton jabs at Tappenahomma's body.
Templeton throws out a loose jab but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tappenahomma misses with a leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Templeton throws the left hand but Tappenahomma avoids the punch easily.
Tappenahomma tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Templeton paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Tappenahomma throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Templeton swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma fails with an attempt to clinch.
An attempted straight right counter from Templeton misses the target.
Templeton throws a body shot but no joy.
Tappenahomma uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Templeton has time to react.
Templeton moves out of range of the strikes.
Tappenahomma 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.
Tappenahomma tries to land a leg kick but Templeton saw it coming and moves away.
Templeton scores with a shot to the body.
Templeton staying out of range there.
Templeton half committed to a counter leg kick.
Templeton misses with a body shot.
Templeton takes a swing at Tappenahomma's ribcage but misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Templeton's head backwards.
Templeton throws a front kick aimed at Tappenahomma's knee but Tappenahomma avoids it well.
Templeton moves out of range of the body kick.
Tappenahomma on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Tappenahomma scores with a jab to the jaw.
Templeton swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Templeton looks to land a body kick but Tappenahomma moved away.
Templeton throws a sloppy head kick and Tappenahomma moves out of range easily.
Nice shot by Tappenahomma.
Templeton rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Tappenahomma counters with a low kick, right behind Templeton 's knee.
Templeton misses with a jab to the body
and Tappenahomma counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Nice shot lands for Templeton.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Templeton, as that shot connected.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tappenahomma slips under a jab from Templeton.
Templeton ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Templeton tried to score with a low kick but Tappenahomma checks it.
Tappenahomma tests Templeton's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Tappenahomma getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Templeton ducks under a wild hook from Tappenahomma.
Templeton takes one on the button.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch but Templeton is having none of it.
Tappenahomma is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Templeton tries to land a front kick but Tappenahomma steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Crunch! Tappenahomma slams his shin into Templeton's torso.
Templeton is looking to chop away at Tappenahomma's legs.
Tappenahomma tries to counter by closing the distance.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma 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.
Tappenahomma takes one on the button.
Some wild striking there from Templeton.
It seemed like Tappenahomma was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Tappenahomma moves out of range as Templeton throws a body kick.
Templeton swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Templeton tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tappenahomma was well out of range. Poor timing from Templeton.
A little jabbing left from Tappenahomma on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A chopping leg kick lands by Templeton.
Templeton connects with a leg kick. Tappenahomma looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Tappenahomma fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Tappenahomma is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Templeton.
Templeton looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Tappenahomma takes a swing at Templeton's ribcage but misses.
It looked like Templeton was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Tappenahomma.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Templeton uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tappenahomma.
Templeton throws a predictable looking body shot
and Tappenahomma connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tappenahomma paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Templeton looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Templeton throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tappenahomma tries to counter with a clinch but Templeton shakes him off and moves away.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Templeton takes a swing at Tappenahomma's ribcage but misses.
Tappenahomma takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Tappenahomma thuds his shin into the meat of Templeton's side.
Tappenahomma lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Templeton takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Tappenahomma throws a nice outside leg kick.
Templeton throws a head kick that misses.
Templeton looks to throw the jab but Tappenahomma is out of range.
Templeton loads up on a big right hand but Tappenahomma slips the punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Templeton punishes Tappenahomma's body with a nice straight punch.
A head kick by Templeton misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a body kick that stops Templeton in his tracks momentarily.
A big left from Tappenahomma misses.
Templeton throws a quick counter kick to the body but Tappenahomma avoids it.
Tappenahomma ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Templeton moves away.
Tappenahomma lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Templeton at a distance.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick
and Templeton counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Tappenahomma thinking.
Templeton is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Templeton misses with a right hand
enabling Tappenahomma to counter with a crisp jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Templeton. Tappenahomma does a little dance to reset his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Templeton works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Tappenahomma fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Templeton manages to avoid it.
Templeton misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws a looping overhand right but Templeton ducks down to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Templeton takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Tappenahomma thuds his shin into the meat of Templeton's side.
Templeton will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Templeton swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
A swing and a miss from Tappenahomma.
A head kick misses from Tappenahomma.
A good leg kick by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tappenahomma punishes Templeton's body with a nice straight punch.
Templeton digs a good hook to Tappenahomma's body.
Tappenahomma swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tappenahomma misses with a wild body shot.
Tappenahomma throws a right hand that misses
and Templeton counters with a right hand to the body.
Templeton tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tappenahomma was well out of range. Poor timing from Templeton.
Lance Templeton has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tappenahomma has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Templeton.
Tappenahomma paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tappenahomma throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Templeton stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Tappenahomma misses with a leg kick
and Templeton counters with a solid body kick.
Templeton blocks a leg kick.
Tappenahomma throws a body kick that misses.
Tappenahomma ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Templeton looks to score with a jab to the body but Tappenahomma is just out of range.
Tappenahomma avoids the head kick by Templeton.
Templeton jabs at Tappenahomma's body.
Templeton looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Templeton will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Templeton is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tappenahomma, right into the meat.
Tappenahomma fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Templeton.
Tappenahomma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Templeton.
Tappenahomma scores with a jab to the head.
Tappenahomma lands a jab.
A head kick misses from Tappenahomma.
Templeton ducks under a wild hook from Tappenahomma.
Templeton scores with a decent looking hook.
Templeton misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Tappenahomma counters with a straight right hand.
Tappenahomma scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Templeton throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tappenahomma throws a wild body kick that Templeton sees coming a mile off.
Nice uppercut lands for Tappenahomma. That snapped Templeton's head back.
Tappenahomma scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Templeton misses with a wild body shot.
Tappenahomma looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A head kick from Templeton lands but Tappenahomma takes it in his stride.

It looks like Chief Tappenahomma has been cut.
Templeton throws a push kick but Tappenahomma slaps the foot to one side.
Tappenahomma scores with a nice right hand.
Tappenahomma fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Templeton throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tappenahomma ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Tappenahomma throws a nice inside leg kick.
Tappenahomma feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Templetons jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Chief Tappenahomma!

After winning the bout, Chief Tappenahomma 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 271: Kakoullis vs Seia 2     
Date:   Oct 06, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Pablo Alvado and Chief Tappenahomma. Tappenahomma has chosen Tatanka as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

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170 lbs
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181 lbs
20 - 6 - 2
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Pablo Alvado!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Steven Brown and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tappenahomma ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tappenahomma misses with a looping right.
Tappenahomma throws out a loose jab but Alvado uses good head movement to avoid it.
Alvado looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Alvado swings away with a body shot that misses
and Alvado takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

It looks like Pablo Alvado has been cut.
Alvado avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Alvado uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tappenahomma.
Alvado goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Alvado misses with a jab to the body
and Tappenahomma counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Alvado throws a poor cross that misses
and Tappenahomma connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Alvado throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Alvado displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tappenahomma throws out the jab.
Jab from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma jabs Alvado to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Tappenahomma cracks Alvado with a right hand to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma throws a quick inside leg kick.
Tappenahomma throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Tappenahomma throws a body shot but no joy.
Alvado moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Tappenahomma looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Tappenahomma cracks a nice hook into Alvado's ribs.
Tappenahomma closes the distance looking to clinch
and Alvado cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tappenahomma loads up on a big right hand but Alvado slips the punch.
Alvado keeps the fight on the outside.
Alvado shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tappenahomma. Alvado does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tappenahomma 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.
Tappenahomma misses with a body kick.
Alvado appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Alvado walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Tappenahomma pivots, looking for a leg kick but Alvado is out of range and Tappenahomma settles back down.
Tappenahomma misses with a looping right.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tappenahomma.
It looked like Alvado wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Tappenahomma misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Tappenahomma just misses with a punch to the body.
Tappenahomma throws a looping overhand right but Alvado ducks down to avoid it.
Alvado throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tappenahomma throws a body shot but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma lands with a nice body kick.
Chief Tappenahomma seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Alvado paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Alvado getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Alvado pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

Tappenahomma pushes Alvado up against the cage in a clinch.
Alvado doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tappenahomma throws a knee to the head but misses.
Tappenahomma working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Tappenahomma tries to work over Alvado's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tappenahomma prevents Alvado from breaking the clinch.
Tappenahomma is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Alvado is defending well for now.
Tappenahomma working Alvado over with knees to the body.
Tappenahomma tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Alvado's elbow.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Alvado avoids it.
Alvado lands a body punch in the clinch.
Alvado blocks an elbow strike.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma misses with a body punch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma misses with a punch to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Alvado or not.
Alvado gets through Tappenahomma's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
A nice right hand lands inside from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Alvado wants to break free but Tappenahomma has control.
Alvado misses with a body punch.
Tappenahomma misses with an elbow strike.
Tappenahomma lands a right hand.
Tappenahomma lands a shoulder strike.
Alvado lands with a light punch inside.
Alvado blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Alvado dodges an elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
Alvado working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A right hand to the body from Alvado.
Tappenahomma using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Pablo Alvado's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Alvado throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tappenahomma just misses with a punch to the body.
Alvado takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Nice straight punches there by Tappenahomma. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Tappenahomma.
Alvado misses with an uppercut.
Tappenahomma looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Nice shot by Tappenahomma.
Alvado scores with a jab to the head.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing blow to the side of Alvado's head.
Tappenahomma has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Tappenahomma has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Tappenahomma throws a front kick that sends Alvado stumbling back into the cage.
Alvado walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Tappenahomma bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Alvado's head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Alvado blocks the body kick.
A jab lands there for Tappenahomma.
Chief Tappenahomma seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Alvado slips under a jab from Tappenahomma.
A slow jab from Alvado misses its intended target.
Alvado misses with a shot to the body
and Tappenahomma counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Alvado throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tappenahomma cracks Alvado with an open hand slap.
Tappenahomma throws a jab when Alvado was well out of range.
Tappenahomma throws a right hand that misses
and Alvado counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A solid leg kick lands there for Tappenahomma.
Alvado displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tappenahomma throws out the jab.
Tappenahomma scores with a jab to the body.
Tappenahomma connects with a crisp jab.
Alvado tries a head kick but it misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Alvado avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tappenahomma digs a good hook to Alvado's body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tappenahomma shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Alvado pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tappenahomma scores with a nice strike.
Tappenahomma wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Tappenahomma staying out of range there.
Alvado shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Tappenahomma cracks Alvado with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
That kick from Tappenahomma tenderised Alvado's leg. Alvado is trying to keep his angry face on.
Alvado drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma looks to throw a body kick
and Alvado counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Tappenahomma thinking.
Alvado lands the left hand.
Alvado misses with a body shot.
Tappenahomma uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Alvado has time to react.
Tappenahomma turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws a lazy right hand but Alvado sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Alvado scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Alvado scores with a hook.
Tappenahomma connects with a single shot there.
Alvado on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma takes a swing at Alvado's ribcage but misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tappenahomma. That's going to slow Alvado down.
Tappenahomma lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

Pablo Alvado's cut is getting worse.
Alvado keeps Tappenahomma at a distance using the push kick.
Alvado walks into a stiff left hand from Tappenahomma.
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.
Tappenahomma takes a swing at Alvado's ribcage but misses.
Tappenahomma fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Alvado.

Tappenahomma instigates a clinch.
Alvado blocks an elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
With the fighters up against the cage, Tappenahomma throws an elbow but misses.

Alvado manages to break the clinch.

Tappenahomma moves into the clinch successfully.

Alvado manages to break the clinch.
Tappenahomma throws an off balance right hand
and Alvado counters with a right hand to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Pablo Alvado's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Alvado moves away from the strike by Tappenahomma.
Alvado takes one to the chin there.
Tappenahomma throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Alvado sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Alvado swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tappenahomma 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 Alvado has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Alvado and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A little feinted left hand from Alvado on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Alvado stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tappenahomma.
A jab from Alvado finds it's way through Tappenahomma's defenses.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tappenahomma. That's going to slow Alvado down.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma throws a hook but Alvado blocks it.
Tappenahomma walks forward, straight into a front kick from Alvado.
Tappenahomma looks to land a left hand but Alvado moved out of range nicely.
Alvado is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Alvado uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tappenahomma.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Alvado misses with a body shot.
Tappenahomma connects with the punch.
Alvado takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the side of Alvado's head but Alvado sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Alvado throws a solid leg kick but Tappenahomma takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Alvado.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tappenahomma! But no joy.
Tappenahomma loads up on a big right hand but Alvado slips the punch.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Alvado is just out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tappenahomma. Alvado does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tappenahomma misses with a kick to the body
and Alvado counters with a nice uppercut.
Alvado keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tappenahomma.
Alvado keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Alvado looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Alvado counters with a straight right hand.
Tappenahomma looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tappenahomma misses with a low kick.
Alvado staying out of range there.

Tappenahomma instigates a clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Alvado can't break the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands a knee to the body.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside.
Tappenahomma missing with knees to the body.
Alvado lands a right hand.
Tappenahomma pushes off an throws an elbow but Alvado leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Alvado struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
A body shot lands from Alvado.

Alvado breaks the clinch.
Alvado moves out of range of the leg kick from Tappenahomma.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma looks to land a left hand but Alvado moved out of range nicely.
Tappenahomma moves in looking to clinch but Alvado pushes him off.
Alvado thows a leg kick but Tappenahomma checks it
and Tappenahomma counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Tappenahomma throws a lazy uppercut
and Tappenahomma takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tappenahomma fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Alvado manages to avoid it.
Tappenahomma swings widly with a right hand
and Alvado counters with a one-two to the body.
Alvado swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma lands with a nice body punch.
Alvado looks to score with a jab to the body but Tappenahomma is just out of range.
Alvado moves away from the strike by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma misses the jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Alvado misses with an attempted mid kick.
Tappenahomma doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Alvado feinted there with a counter leg kick.
A slow jab from Alvado misses its intended target.
Tappenahomma is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Tappenahomma looks to throw the jab but Alvado is out of range.
Alvado misses with a right hand
and Tappenahomma counters with a lovely shot to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
The fight stays on the outside here - Tappenahomma looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Tappenahomma throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Alvado is just out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Alvado misses the target.
Tappenahomma slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook
letting Alvado counter with a right hand.
Alvado moves forwards but Tappenahomma connects with a nice, crisp jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Pablo Alvado's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


A leg kick checked by Alvado.
Alvado throws a body kick that misses.
Tappenahomma takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Tappenahomma rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Alvado counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Tappenahomma thinking.
Alvado misses with a body kick.
Alvado lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Alvado throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tappenahomma throws a body kick that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice body punch from Alvado.
Tappenahomma lands a jab to the nose.
Alvado misses with a left hand
and Tappenahomma counters with a low kick, right behind Alvado 's knee.
Tappenahomma tries to land a front kick but Alvado steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Alvado throws a head kick that misses.
Alvado works Tappenahomma's body with a nice hook.
Tappenahomma scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Tappenahomma scores with a body shot.
Alvado uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tappenahomma.
Alvado is looking to land body kicks.
The fighters circle momentarily. Tappenahomma darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Tappenahomma misses with a body punch
enabling Alvado to counter with a crisp jab.
Alvado connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Tappenahomma momentarily.
Alvado has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tappenahomma.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Alvado moves out of range of the strikes.
Alvado displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tappenahomma throws out the jab.
Tappenahomma throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tappenahomma moves out of range as Alvado strikes.
Alvado throws a poor cross that misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a stiff right hand.
Tappenahomma throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook.
Tappenahomma keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Tappenahomma throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Alvado on the side of the head.
Tappenahomma lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Alvado circles away quickly and effectively.
A punch lands to the side of Alvado 's head but he takes it in his stride.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Alvado just misses with a punch to the body.
Tappenahomma tries to land a front kick but Alvado steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Alvado just misses with a punch to the body.
Alvado steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tappenahomma.
It looked like Alvado wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Tappenahomma sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tappenahomma.
Alvado seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Tappenahomma jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Alvado appears to be looking for a big counter.
Tappenahomma tries a head kick but it misses.
Alvado throws a head kick that misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a straight right hand.
Alvado thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Tappenahomma if he has to take too many more of those.
Tappenahomma is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma looks to clinch
and Alvado counters with a straight right hand.
Alvado lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tappenahomma at a distance.
Tappenahomma jabs Alvado to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Alvado avoids the body shot from Tappenahomma.
Alvado swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Alvado throws a head kick but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Alvado blocks it well.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Alvado on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Alvado scores with a kick to the midsection.
Alvado connects with a crisp jab.
Alvado throws a series of punches but Tappenahomma avoids them all with ease.
Tappenahomma is looking to land body kicks.
Tappenahomma connects with a crisp jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Chief Tappenahomma will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Pablo Alvado's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Tappenahomma looks to land a body kick but Alvado moved away.
Alvado was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A shot to the body from Tappenahomma misses
and Alvado counters with a right hand to the body.
Tappenahomma scores with a body shot.
Tappenahomma slips a straight right by Alvado.
Alvado with a nice cross.
Tappenahomma avoids a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma scoring well with a low kick there.
Tappenahomma misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
A counter left hand to the body from Alvado misses its target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Alvado misses with an attempted mid kick.
Tappenahomma misses with an uppercut
and Alvado counters with a left to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Alvado slips under a jab.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A chopping leg kick lands by Alvado.
Alvado throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Alvado connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Alvado takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Alvado slips a jab from Tappenahomma.
Alvado tries to work over Tappenahomma's front leg with a kick but Tappenahomma checks it.
Alvado takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Tappenahomma looks to land a right hand but Alvado moved out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Alvado on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Alvado needs to keep his hands up - Tappenahomma had a free shot at his head there.
Pablo Alvado has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma throws a nice outside leg kick.
Tappenahomma avoids a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma misses with a low kick as Alvado jumps back.
Tappenahomma moves out of range of the body kick.
Tappenahomma throws the left hand but Alvado avoids the punch easily.
Tappenahomma 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!
Tappenahomma misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Alvado throws a poor cross that misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice low kick that buckles Alvado's knee momentarily.
Alvado scores with a shot to the body.
Tappenahomma pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Alvado is just out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma lands a right hook to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Alvado. Tappenahomma does a little dance to reset his feet.
A telegraphed right hand from Alvado misses the target.
Tappenahomma stuns Alvado with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Decent striking displayed by Tappenahomma there.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Alvado throws a body punch but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Alvado takes one on the button.
Tappenahomma lands a nice shot that snaps Alvado's head back.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Alvado is just out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Alvado on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tappenahomma misses with a wild body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Alvado rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Tappenahomma counters with a straight right hand.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws a combination that misses
and Alvado counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

It looks like Chief Tappenahomma has been cut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tappenahomma throws a quick inside leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Alvado. Tappenahomma does a little dance to reset his feet.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tappenahomma.
Alvado walks into a left hand.
Alvado fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tappenahomma manages to avoid it.
Alvado uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tappenahomma.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Alvado tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tappenahomma's elbow.

And that's the end of the fight!
Chief Tappenahomma comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Tappenahomma 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 Chris Edwards scores the fight 45:50
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 45:50
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Chief Tappenahomma!

Chief Tappenahomma is the new welterweight champion!
An out of breath Chief Tappenahomma 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: T160 Hoshino vs McKane     
Date:   Sep 16, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Carlos Centurion. Tappenahomma comes to the cage accompanied by Tatanka. 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
28
181 lbs
19 - 6 - 2
185 cm
31
175 lbs
27 - 7 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Unity Clothing
Hellbent

Bullet Proof System
Museum of Monsters & Madmen



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Carlos Centurion!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, James Atkins and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tappenahomma looks to land a body kick but Centurion moved away.
Centurion throws a jab but it's blocked by Tappenahomma.
Jab from Centurion.
Centurion throws a solid leg kick but Tappenahomma takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Centurion.
Tappenahomma throws a quick counter kick to the body but Centurion avoids it.
Centurion moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Centurion misses with a lunging right hand
and Tappenahomma makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Nice uppercut there from Centurion.
A lazy left from Centurion finds it's target.
Centurion throws a jab but it's blocked by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Centurion.
Tappenahomma fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Centurion manages to avoid it.
Tappenahomma connects with a leg kick. Centurion looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Centurion bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Tappenahomma waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Centurion.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Centurion scores with a kick to the body.
A slapping leg kick lands for Centurion.
Centurion throws an off balance right hand
and Tappenahomma counters with a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma checks the leg kick nicely there.
Centurion checks a low kick from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma misses with a looping right.
Tappenahomma misses with a two punch combination.
Tappenahomma avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tappenahomma tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Centurion was well out of range. Poor timing from Tappenahomma.
Centurion throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Centurion throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma checks it.
Centurion is looking to score with low kicks.
A jab from Tappenahomma misses.
Tappenahomma defending well as Centurion loads up on a big left hand.
A bone on bone clash there as Centurion blocks the leg kick.
Carlos Centurion seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Centurion throws a body punch but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma throwing a counter right hand but Centurion manages to avoid it.
Centurion misses with a low kick.
Centurion pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Centurion lands a lovely overhand right.
Tappenahomma checks a low kick from Centurion.
Tappenahomma moves away from the strike by Centurion.
Centurion lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Tappenahomma has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Centurion.
Nice defenses there by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma fires out a quick counter leg kick but Centurion just manages to avoid it.
Centurion throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Centurion blocks a jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Centurion looks to throw the jab but Tappenahomma is out of range.
Centurion throws a half hearted mid kick.
Centurion shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Centurion throws a low kick but Tappenahomma moves out of range easily.
Centurion misses with a right hand
and Tappenahomma counters with a good low kick that Centurion was not able to check.
Nice jab there from Tappenahomma.

It looks like Carlos Centurion has been cut.
Centurion looks to land a body kick but Tappenahomma moved away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Centurion misses with a low kick.
An inside leg kick from Centurion misses.
Tappenahomma lands with a jab that stuns his opponent. Centurion is looking to close the distance but Tappenahomma sees it coming and throws a beautiful knee! Centurion crumbles to the mat and that's all she wrote! Let's hope Centurion is OK because that was naaaaaasty!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:17 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Knee). Chief Tappenahomma!
Chief Tappenahomma retains his welterweight title!
Our winner, Chief Tappenahomma, 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: T154 Chief vs Rocker     
Date:   Aug 05, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Ricky Rocker. Tappenahomma comes to the cage accompanied by Tatanka. Rocker has chosen Ki:Theory - Stand By Me as his entrance music. Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Ricky Rocker enters the cage!

180 cm
28
181 lbs
19 - 5 - 2
180 cm
36
170 lbs
38 - 12 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Hellbent
Hell's Balls Recovery (160)

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ricky Rocker!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Richard Clark and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice defenses there by Rocker.
Rocker looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Rocker moves out of range as Tappenahomma throws a body kick.
Rocker has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Tappenahomma is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Tappenahomma gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Tappenahomma bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tappenahomma throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Rocker connects with the punch.
Rocker throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Rocker misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
An attempted straight right counter from Tappenahomma misses the target.
Tappenahomma has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Tappenahomma scores with a jab.
Tappenahomma moves out of range as Rocker strikes.
Rocker misses with a kick to the body.
Rocker chopping away at his opponent's legs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Chief Tappenahomma is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
The crowd cheers as Rocker lands an impressive looking overhand right. Tappenahomma doesn't seem phased though.
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Rocker wants to land a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range.
Rocker throws a lazy right hand but Tappenahomma sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tappenahomma is looking to counter the offense by Rocker and move into the clinch.
No luck for Rocker with that takedown attempt.
Tappenahomma takes one to the chin there.
A low kick from Tappenahomma misses

and Rocker decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Tappenahomma's guard.
Rocker working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Tappenahomma pulls Rocker in close to prevent any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rocker wants to control from the top but Tappenahomma keeps moving.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Rocker content to stall in guard here.
Rocker trying to control but Tappenahomma is working from the bottom.
Tappenahomma pulls Rocker in close to prevent any damage.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Rocker lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Rocker accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Rocker pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Tappenahomma is keeping the position for now.
Rocker postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Rocker missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Rocker missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Tappenahomma keeping moving, preventing Rocker from controlling successfully.
Rocker throws a strike but Tappenahomma rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Rocker is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rocker looking for a sweep. Not yet Rocker, not yet.

Rocker escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Tappenahomma gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Rocker has a butterfly guard looking to sweep but Tappenahomma has passed into side control.
Rocker is trying to get back to half guard.
Rocker is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Rocker's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Rocker duly obliges.
Tappenahomma takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Rocker connects with a jab.
Rocker takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Rocker connects with a solid leg kick.
Tappenahomma tries to bum rush Rocker with a series of wild strikes but Rocker uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Rocker throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tappenahomma sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tappenahomma on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Rocker. Rocker obviously looking to wear him down.
Rocker misses with a body shot.
Rocker with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Rocker listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Rocker lands with a nice body punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Good work by Tappenahomma as he checks the leg kick.
Tappenahomma appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Rocker throws a right hand that misses
letting Tappenahomma counter with a right hand.
Rocker slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Rocker has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Rocker keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Rocker takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Rocker throws a combination. Tappenahomma tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Tappenahomma on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Rocker. Rocker obviously looking to wear him down.
Rocker misses with a leg kick
and Tappenahomma makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Rocker really felt that one!
Rocker connects with an inside leg kick.
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Ricky Rocker seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Rocker works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tappenahomma ducks right into an uppercut from Rocker.
Tappenahomma pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Rocker lands a slapping body shot.
Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Rocker.
Rocker loads up on a big right hand but Tappenahomma slips the punch.
Rocker thuds a left hand into Tappenahomma's body.
Rocker misses the shot to the body.
Rocker tried to score with a low kick but Tappenahomma checks it.
Tappenahomma loads up on a big right hand but Rocker slips the punch.
Rocker looks to land a left hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range nicely.
A punch combination from Rocker misses.
Rocker swings away with a body shot that misses
enabling Tappenahomma to counter with a crisp jab.
A big right from Rocker misses.
A quick step to the side and Tappenahomma tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Rocker.
Tappenahomma rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
letting Rocker counter with a right hand.
Rocker scores with a crisp jab that stopped Tappenahomma in his tracks.
A slow jab from Rocker misses its intended target.
Tappenahomma bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Rocker throws a leg kick
letting Tappenahomma counter with a right hand.
Tappenahomma avoids a punch combination nicely.
It looked like Tappenahomma wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Tappenahomma ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Rocker ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Rocker bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Rocker throws a nice outside leg kick.
Rocker uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tappenahomma.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rocker feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tappenahomma's calf.
Rocker cracks Tappenahomma with a right hand to the side of the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tappenahomma takes one on the button.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Rocker, as that shot connected.
Rocker slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Tappenahomma avoids a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma throws a counter high kick but Rocker was just alert enough to avoid it.
Tappenahomma takes one on the button.
Tappenahomma digs a good body shot into Rocker's ribs.
Tappenahomma misses with a body punch
and Rocker counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Tappenahomma is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
A bone on bone clash there as Tappenahomma blocks the leg kick.
Rocker defending well as Tappenahomma loads up on a big left hand.
Rocker throws a sloppy body shot

and Tappenahomma holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ricky Rocker showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Tappenahomma's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Rocker throws a series of punches but Tappenahomma avoids them all with ease.
Rocker lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tappenahomma's sensitive parts.
Rocker throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Tappenahomma on the side of the head.
Tappenahomma ducks right into an uppercut from Rocker.
Rocker bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

Rocker closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Tappenahomma to the mat! Tappenahomma manages to get full guard.
Tappenahomma keeping moving, preventing Rocker from controlling successfully.
Rocker throws an elbow that misses. Tappenahomma uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Rocker's guard. Nice move by Tappenahomma!


Rocker is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Tappenahomma is stalling in the full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rocker wants to sweep but no luck.
Rocker has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Tappenahomma tries to free his leg and advance position but Rocker is retaining full guard.
Tappenahomma controls from within his opponent's guard.
Tappenahomma wants to control from the top but Rocker keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Rocker being controlled here, momentarily.

Rocker is looking for a triangle here but Tappenahomma uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.
Rocker tries to bench press Tappenahomma off him but Tappenahomma keeps the position.
Rocker is trying to work for a sweep but Tappenahomma has mounted him!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rocker wants to improve position but instead he's given up his back.
Rocker is in bad spot here.
Rocker looks to control his opponent's hands but he's not mananging it at the moment.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Tappenahomma keeps control of the position as Rocker tries to break free.
Ricky Rocker has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma is controlling his opponent, waiting for an opportunity to finish.
Rocker tries to escape but Tappenahomma has the hooks in and won't let him break free.
Rocker turns into Tappenahomma and is now in his guard.
Tappenahomma avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Rocker looking to sit in guard and control but Tappenahomma gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.


Rocker looking for a triangle here. Tappenahomma is fighting it but it looks tight! Rocker pulls the arm across and this one won't last much longer! Nope, Tappenahomma is tapping out - this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:57 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Ricky Rocker!
Ricky Rocker was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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FIGHT
RATING
48%

 

Event: T151 - Chief vs Centurion     
Date:   Jul 15, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Carlos Centurion. Tappenahomma comes into the arena with Tatanka blaring out of the sound system. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

180 cm
28
181 lbs
18 - 5 - 2
185 cm
31
175 lbs
26 - 6 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Hell's Balls Recovery (160)
Hellbent

Museum of Monsters & Madmen
Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight 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 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Carlos Centurion!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, James Ackerman and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tappenahomma ducks under a wild hook from Centurion.
Tappenahomma moves out of range as Centurion throws a body kick.
Tappenahomma takes one on the button.
The fighters circle momentarily. Centurion darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Centurion uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Tappenahomma has time to react.
Carlos Centurion seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Centurion connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Centurion cracks Tappenahomma with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
A low kick from Centurion misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

It looks like Carlos Centurion has been cut.
Centurion lands a jab to the head.
Centurion thows a left - swing and a miss!
A quick step to the side and Tappenahomma tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tappenahomma throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
A jab from Centurion does it's job there.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Centurion throws a body shot but no joy.
Tappenahomma tries to counter by clinching up but Centurion breaks away and moves out of range.
Centurion thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Tappenahomma if he has to take too many more of those.
Tappenahomma checks a low kick from Centurion.
Centurion throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma moves out of range as Centurion strikes.
Centurion scores with a hook to the body. Tappenahomma takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Tappenahomma punishes Centurion's body with a nice straight punch.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tappenahomma.
Centurion counters with a body kick.
A solid leg kick lands there for Centurion.
Tappenahomma closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Centurion takes a swing at Tappenahomma's ribcage but misses.
Centurion is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Tappenahomma takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Tappenahomma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Centurion.
Centurion lands the left hand.
Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Centurion.
Tappenahomma tried to counter with a leg kick but Centurion avoided it.
Centurion dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Tappenahomma. That did some damage!
Centurion 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!
Jab, jab by Centurion - just one landing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Centurion on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tappenahomma. Tappenahomma obviously looking to wear him down.
Centurion lands a glancing blow to the side of Tappenahomma's head.
Centurion is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Centurion scores with a decent looking hook.
Centurion throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Tappenahomma throws the kick towards the body but Centurion avoids it.
Tappenahomma takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Tappenahomma slips under a jab from Centurion.
Tappenahomma 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.
Centurion thows a leg kick but Tappenahomma checks it
and Tappenahomma counters with a stiff right hand.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
An inside leg kick from Tappenahomma misses.
Centurion misses the shot to the body.
It looked like Tappenahomma was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Centurion.
Centurion is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Tappenahomma had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Centurion tries a low kick but Tappenahomma avoids it.
Tappenahomma throws a quick counter kick to the body but Centurion avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Centurion throws a poor cross that misses
enabling Tappenahomma to counter with a crisp jab.
Tappenahomma lands a nice looking body kick.
A thudding body kick lands there by Centurion!
Centurion looks to score with a jab to the body but Tappenahomma is just out of range.
Centurion lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Centurion throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Tappenahomma needs to keep his hands up - Centurion had a free shot at his head there.
Centurion rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice uppercut.
Centurion misses with a leg kick.
Centurion lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Centurion misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Centurion thinking.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Centurion throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Tappenahomma lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Centurion tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tappenahomma was well out of range. Poor timing from Centurion.
Tappenahomma throws a counter high kick but Centurion was just alert enough to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma slips a jab from Centurion.
Centurion moves out of range as Tappenahomma strikes.
Tappenahomma blocks a jab.
Centurion fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tappenahomma looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Centurion throws a body shot but no joy.
Centurion looks to land a body kick but Tappenahomma moved away.
Centurion comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Centurion tries to land a front kick but Tappenahomma steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
It looked like Tappenahomma was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Centurion comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Centurion just misses with a punch to the body.
Tappenahomma fires out a quick counter leg kick but Centurion just manages to avoid it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tappenahomma looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Tappenahomma checks a leg kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Centurion, right into the meat.
The fighters circling - Centurion throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Centurion gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Tappenahomma counters with a low kick, right behind Centurion 's knee.
Centurion looks to throw the jab but Tappenahomma is out of range.
Centurion walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Nice shot lands for Centurion.
Tappenahomma uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Centurion.
Tappenahomma lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

That has opened up Carlos Centurion's cut even more.
Centurion rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice low kick that buckles Centurion's knee momentarily.
Good work by Tappenahomma as he checks the leg kick.
Centurion moves out of range of the body kick from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Centurion scores with a sloppy right hand. Tappenahomma should have avoided that one.
Centurion throws a lazy uppercut
and Tappenahomma counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Centurion throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Centurion lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma moves out of range of the body kick from Centurion.
Tappenahomma thumps Centurion with a low kick.
Tappenahomma is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
That kick from Centurion tenderised Tappenahomma's leg. Tappenahomma is trying to keep his angry face on.
An inside leg kick lands from Centurion.
Centurion tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A jab from Centurion finds it's way through Tappenahomma's defenses.
Centurion is looking to chop away at Tappenahomma's legs.
It looks like Tappenahomma has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Centurion throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tappenahomma went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Centurion misses with a low kick.
Centurion throws an overhand right that lands on Tappenahomma's shoulder, as Tappenahomma tries to avoid the shot.
Carlos Centurion seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Centurion chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Centurion has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Centurion misses with a lunging right hand
and Tappenahomma connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tappenahomma slips under a jab from Centurion.
Tappenahomma throws a half hearted mid kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Centurion moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Centurion just misses with a punch to the body.
Tappenahomma was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Tappenahomma punishes Centurion's body with a nice straight punch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tappenahomma throws a shot to the body.
Centurion thows a leg kick but Tappenahomma checks it
and Tappenahomma makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Centurion really felt that one!
Centurion is breathing heavily.
Centurion gets off balance looking for a body kick

and Tappenahomma counters by moving into the clinch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Centurion creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Tappenahomma lands a body punch.
Centurion creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Tappenahomma doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Tappenahomma avoids a wild elbow strike from Centurion.
Tappenahomma utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Tappenahomma misses with a body punch.
Tappenahomma blocks an elbow strike from Centurion.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside that Centurion shrugs off.

The cut above Carlos Centurion's eye is starting to cause him problems now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Centurion stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Tappenahomma on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Centurion throws an elbow but it misses.
A right hand to the body from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands a left hand.
A nice left hand lands by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma pushes Centurion back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Tappenahomma putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Centurion in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Centurion takes an elbow to the forehead.
Tappenahomma lands a shot to the body.
Tappenahomma blocks a body shot from Centurion.
Tappenahomma lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

Carlos Centurion's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
Tappenahomma lands a nice shot to the body.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Tappenahomma working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Centurion throws an elbow that misses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow.
Tappenahomma gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Chief Tappenahomma!
Chief Tappenahomma retains his welterweight title!
Chief Tappenahomma thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: MFN 325: Mamba vs. Linhares II     
Date:   Jun 22, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Salosen Mara and Chief Tappenahomma. Tappenahomma has chosen Tatanka as his entrance music. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

186 cm
31
176 lbs
25 - 9 - 0
180 cm
27
181 lbs
17 - 5 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Perkele!

Hellbent



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Salosen Mara!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Steven Brown and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mara throws a half hearted mid kick.
Mara misses with a body kick.
Tappenahomma fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Mara on the side of the head.
Mara throws a hook to the side of Tappenahomma's head but Tappenahomma sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tappenahomma lands a body shot.
Nice straight punches there by Mara. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Mara.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws a lazy uppercut
and Mara counters with a solid body kick.
A clash of legs there as Tappenahomma blocks the low kick.
Mara sets himself, and Tappenahomma steps forward looking for the clinch! Mara avoids it this time.
Tappenahomma takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Mara thows a leg kick but Tappenahomma checks it

and Tappenahomma counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Tappenahomma lands a damaging elbow.

It looks like Salosen Mara has been cut.
Mara blocks an elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Mara manages to break the clinch.
Mara looks to land a body kick but Tappenahomma moved away.
Mara throws a low kick but Tappenahomma moves out of range easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mara throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Mara looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Mara wants to land a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range.
Tappenahomma fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Mara.
Mara misses with a body kick.
Mara thows a leg kick but Tappenahomma checks it
and Tappenahomma counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma fails in his attempt to clinch.
Mara connects with a nice looking jab.
Mara tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tappenahomma is able to avoid easily.
Tappenahomma wants to counter with a clinch but Mara pushes him away.
Mara takes one to the chin there.
Mara attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
A swing and a miss from Mara.
Mara takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Tappenahomma takes a swing at Mara's ribcage but misses.
Tappenahomma bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Mara.
Mara throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A slow jab from Tappenahomma misses its intended target.
Mara fires out a quick counter leg kick but Tappenahomma just manages to avoid it.
Tappenahomma attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Mara misses with a body shot.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Mara is just out of range.
Tappenahomma thuds a left hand into Mara's body.
Mara takes one to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma slips under a jab from Mara.
Tappenahomma misses with an uppercut
and Mara counters with an inside leg kick.
Mara misses with a straight left.
Tappenahomma keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Mara throws a lazy body kick
and Tappenahomma counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Mara tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tappenahomma was well out of range. Poor timing from Mara.
Tappenahomma changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mara connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Mara fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Mara has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Mara there as he acknowledges the shot.
Mara swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Tappenahomma counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot
and Mara connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Mara misses the jab.
A nice leg kick lands there from Mara.
Mara pivots, looking for a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range and Mara settles back down.
Tappenahomma misses with a low kick.
Mara looks for the body kick but Tappenahomma saw that one coming.
Tappenahomma with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Mara to score with a decent uppercut.
Tappenahomma chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Mara can pounce on him.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tappenahomma stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Mara.

Tappenahomma closes the distance and clinches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mara takes an elbow to the temple.
Tappenahomma tries a body shot but Mara blocks it.
Mara managing to block the knees to the body from Tappenahomma.

Mara manages to break the clinch.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook
and Mara counters with a right hand to the body.
Tappenahomma with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Tappenahomma scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tappenahomma misses with a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Tappenahomma darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but Mara checks it.
Crunch! Mara slams his shin into Tappenahomma's torso.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tappenahomma throws a big shot that misses.
Mara throws a solid leg kick but Tappenahomma takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Mara.
Tappenahomma throws a series of punches but Mara moves out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Chief Tappenahomma will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Salosen Mara's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Tappenahomma misses with a body shot
and Mara counters with a leg kick.
Tappenahomma throws a quick inside leg kick.
Mara's jab looks to have found its range, popping Tappenahomma under the eye.
Mara scores with a nice right hand.
Mara moves out of range of the strikes.
Mara lands a slapping body shot.
A slapping leg kick lands for Mara.
Nice straight punches there by Tappenahomma. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Tappenahomma.
Mara just misses with a punch to the body.
Nice body kick there by Tappenahomma.
The fighters circling - Mara throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Mara connects with a leg kick. Tappenahomma looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tappenahomma takes one to the chin there.
Mara loads up on a big right hand but Tappenahomma slips the punch.
Tappenahomma stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Mara.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Mara's head.
Mara looking to land some kicks to the body here.
A punch lands to the side of Tappenahomma 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Tappenahomma misses with a looping right.
Mara connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Mara moves out of range of the body kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Tappenahomma.
Mara just misses with a punch to the body.
Salosen Mara is winning the standup battle so far.
Mara misses with a low kick.
Tappenahomma's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Mara fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Mara throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Mara slips under a jab.
Mara wants to land a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range.
Mara backing away here, and Tappenahomma unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Mara throws a looping overhand right but Tappenahomma ducks down to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mara wants to slow Tappenahomma down by chopping away at his legs.
A shot to the liver by Tappenahomma. Beautiful body shot.
Tappenahomma ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tappenahomma looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Mara lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mara moves out of range of the strikes.
Mara swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Tappenahomma throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tappenahomma is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Mara.
Mara avoids a kick to the body.
Mara swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Tappenahomma blocks a low kick nicely.
Mara throws a leg kick

and Tappenahomma counters by moving into the clinch.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Mara swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma tries to work over Mara's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tappenahomma.
Mara tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Tappenahomma just stands there and leans against the cage.
Mara swings wildly with an uppercut but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tappenahomma tries to throw a body punch but Mara avoids it by throwing Tappenahomma back against the cage.
Mara misses with a body punch.
Tappenahomma tries to land knees in the clinch but Mara avoids the damage to the body.
Tappenahomma tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mara's elbow.
Mara tries to throw a body punch but Tappenahomma avoids it by throwing Mara back against the cage.
Mara tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tappenahomma comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Tappenahomma throws an elbow that misses.
Mara lands a body shot in the clinch.
Good body shot from Mara.
Tappenahomma blocks an uppercut.
Mara lands with a short punch from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma can't find room to land a body shot as Mara controls the action.
Mara fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Mara avoids a wild elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
Mara lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Mara misses with a hook to the ribs.

Mara pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Mara scores with a hook.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Good leg kick by Tappenahomma there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mara.
Mara on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tappenahomma. Tappenahomma obviously looking to wear him down.
Tappenahomma connects with a high kick.
Tappenahomma misses with a looping right.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Mara appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Tappenahomma connects with a leg kick. Mara looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Salosen Mara dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Salosen Mara'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.


Mara throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma checks it.
Tappenahomma misses the body punch
and Mara connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tappenahomma blocks a low kick nicely.
Tappenahomma throws a jab but it's blocked by Mara.
An attempted straight right counter from Mara misses the target.
Mara tries to land a front kick but Tappenahomma steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Tappenahomma steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Tappenahomma fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Mara just misses with a punch to the body.
Tappenahomma dips to his left and cracks Mara with an uppercut!
A big left from Mara misses.
Tappenahomma let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Tappenahomma throws a low kick but Mara moves out of range easily.
Mara is looking to counter punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Mara throws a low kick but Tappenahomma moves out of range easily.
Tappenahomma swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Mara misses the shot to the body.
Tappenahomma throws a shot from downtown. Mara moves away and avoids it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Tappenahomma misses the target.
Mara throws a low kick but Tappenahomma avoids it.
Tappenahomma walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Mara checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Tappenahomma moves out of range of the leg kick from Mara.
Mara misses with a lunging right hand
and Tappenahomma counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Mara wants to land a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range.
Mara slips under a jab from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma just misses with a punch to the body.
A nice inside leg kick there by Mara. That's going to slow Tappenahomma down.
Tappenahomma checks a leg kick.
Tappenahomma is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Tappenahomma checks a leg kick.
Tappenahomma slips a straight right by Mara.
Mara takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Tappenahomma lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma jabs at Mara's body.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but Mara moved away.
Mara misses with an attempted mid kick.
Mara thows a leg kick but Tappenahomma checks it
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mara misses with a looping right.
Mara throws a shot to the body.
Mara just misses with a punch to the body.
Mara pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

Tappenahomma darts in and clinches Mara up against the cage.
Mara swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tappenahomma using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
A short right from Tappenahomma on the inside.
Mara gets through Tappenahomma's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A right hook to the body lands for Mara.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mara jumps guard but Tappenahomma stands there with Mara around his waist. Mara gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Tappenahomma throws a head punch that misses.
Tappenahomma tries to land knees in the clinch but Mara avoids the damage to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a body shot.
Mara looking to stall.
Chief Tappenahomma seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
A nice right hand lands inside from Tappenahomma.
Mara takes a shot to the head.
Mara lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Tappenahomma has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Mara seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Tappenahomma can turn it around.
Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Tappenahomma misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Mara.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tappenahomma creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Mara's defenses.
Mara looking to stall.
Mara doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mara working aggressively here.
Mara tries to pull guard but Tappenahomma won't allow it.
Mara swings wildly with an uppercut but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mara working aggressively here.
A nice right hand lands inside from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mara looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Tappenahomma throws a knee to the head but misses.
Mara lands a shoulder strike.
Tappenahomma tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

Mara pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Mara uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Mara throws a sloppy body shot
and Tappenahomma counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Salosen Mara's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Mara throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A little jabbing left from Tappenahomma on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

Tappenahomma takes the fight into the clinch.
Mara throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tappenahommas head.
Tappenahomma misses with a punch to the body.

Mara breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.

The fight moves into the clinch position.

Mara breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Mara throws a nice inside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mara cracks Tappenahomma with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Tappenahomma wants to clinch up but Mara keeps it at a distance.
Mara thows a leg kick but Tappenahomma checks it
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice uppercut.
Mara dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Tappenahomma. That did some damage!
Tappenahomma slips a straight right by Mara.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mara connects with a jab.
Mara attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Mara fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range.
Mara misses with a low kick.
Tappenahomma tries to counter by closing the distance.
Tappenahomma moves out of range of the body kick from Mara.
Mara lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Mara is just out of range.
Mara has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Tappenahomma.
Mara misses with a looping left.
Mara is looking to chop away at Tappenahomma's legs.
Tappenahomma fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Tappenahomma connects with an inside leg kick.
A combination from Mara does no damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma throws a quick inside leg kick.
Mara shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Mara throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Mara takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
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!
Mara connects with a body shot.
Tappenahomma fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Mara throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Tappenahomma throws a lazy uppercut
and Mara counters with a nice body kick.
Mara tries to score with a low kick but Tappenahomma moves his leg out of the way.
Tappenahomma is looking to score with low kicks.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tappenahomma.
Mara scores with a shot to the body.
Tappenahomma rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Mara counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mara throws a hook but Tappenahomma avoids it easily.
Mara throws a chopping leg kick but Tappenahomma manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tappenahomma works the jab nicely.
Tappenahomma looks to land a left hand but Mara moved out of range nicely.
Mara tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Tappenahomma looks to land a right hand but Mara moved out of range.
Mara misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Mara thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tappenahomma slips a jab from Mara.
Tappenahomma goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Mara throws a head kick that misses.
Tappenahomma's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Mara connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Tappenahomma scrambles back to his feet.
Tappenahomma lands with an uppercut that bounces Mara off the cage and back into range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mara slips under a jab from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Mara pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Mara uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tappenahomma.
Mara checks a low kick from Tappenahomma.
Mara thinks about countering with a body kick.
Mara fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
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!
Tappenahomma lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Mara moves away from the strike by Tappenahomma.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tappenahomma, right into the meat.
Mara misses with a low kick.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tappenahomma throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tappenahomma clobbers Mara with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Chief Tappenahomma will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Salosen Mara's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Tappenahomma shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Good leg kick by Tappenahomma there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tappenahomma lands a nice looking kick to the body. Mara takes a step back to recover.
Tappenahomma misses with a looping right.
Mara was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Tappenahomma takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Mara uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tappenahomma.
Mara throws a big counter combination but Tappenahomma scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Tappenahomma fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mara manages to avoid it.
Mara avoids the body shot from Tappenahomma.
Mara throws a series of punches but Tappenahomma avoids them all with ease.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Mara throws a lazy right hand but Tappenahomma sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Mara lands with an uppercut that bounces Tappenahomma off the cage and back into range.
Tappenahomma fails in his attempt to clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma just misses with a punch to the body.
Tappenahomma cracks Mara with a right hand to the side of the head.
Mara loads up on a big right hand but Tappenahomma slips the punch.
Mara throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Jab from Mara.
Mara gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Mara looks to land a left hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range nicely.
A slow jab from Mara misses its intended target.
Mara looks for the body kick but Tappenahomma saw that one coming.
Mara throws a looping overhand right but Tappenahomma ducks down to avoid it.
Tappenahomma looks to land a right hand but Mara moved out of range.
Mara throws a right and a left that Tappenahomma avoids nicely.
Tappenahomma looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tappenahomma jabs at Mara's body.
Salosen Mara has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Mara. Mara obviously looking to wear him down.
Mara lands the left hand.
Nice body kick from Mara.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tappenahomma throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tappenahomma throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Mara sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tappenahomma dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Mara throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Jab from Mara.
Tappenahomma throws out a loose jab but Mara uses good head movement to avoid it.
It looked like Mara wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Mara looks to land a right hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range.
Mara uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tappenahomma.
Mara throws a shot to the body.
Mara lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tappenahomma's sensitive parts.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma is looking to clinch.
Tappenahomma throws out a powerful jab.
Tappenahomma scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
A swing and a miss from Mara.
Tappenahomma dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Mara. That did some damage!
Mara bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Tappenahomma's head backwards.
Tappenahomma blocks a low kick nicely.
Tappenahomma takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Tappenahomma throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Tappenahomma delivers a nice body kick.

Tappenahomma closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Tappenahomma blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mara tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Mara breaks from the clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tappenahomma tries to clinch but Mara moves out of range.
Tappenahomma has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Mara throws a solid leg kick but Tappenahomma takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Mara.
Mara lands a two punch combo.

It looks like Chief Tappenahomma has been cut.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch but Mara moves out of range.
Mara misses with a wild body shot.
Mara 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.
Tappenahomma throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Tappenahomma throws a chopping leg kick but Mara manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tappenahomma lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Mara on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Mara throws a leg kick
and Tappenahomma counters with a straight right hand.

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 Salosen Mara.
I think Tappenahomma 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 Donald Grub scores the fight 47:48
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 46:49
Judge William Gold scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Chief Tappenahomma!

A victorious Chief Tappenahomma 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: T145 London     
Date:   Jun 03, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Rustam Kersikov and Chief Tappenahomma. Kersikov's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, ЦельРазгроl. Tappenahomma has chosen Tatanka 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.

181 cm
37
176 lbs
28 - 11 - 0
180 cm
27
181 lbs
16 - 5 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Rustam Kersikov!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Paul Tew and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kersikov.
Kersikov appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Tappenahomma throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kersikov throws a poor cross that misses
enabling Tappenahomma to counter with a crisp jab.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tappenahomma tests Kersikov's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Kersikov throws a body punch but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
A little jabbing left from Tappenahomma on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Kersikov defending well as Tappenahomma loads up on a big left hand.
Kersikov with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Tappenahomma to score with a decent uppercut.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Kersikov makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Tappenahomma is looking to slow Kersikov down with leg kicks.
Tappenahomma uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Kersikov has time to react.
Kersikov misses with a leg kick.
Tappenahomma ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kersikov moves away.
Kersikov attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
A shot to the liver by Tappenahomma. Beautiful body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kersikov throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Kersikov thuds his shin into the meat of Tappenahomma's side.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kersikov.
Tappenahomma counters with a body kick.
Kersikov throws a body kick that misses.
Tappenahomma misses with a kick to the body.
Kersikov appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Rustam Kersikov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kersikov lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tappenahomma's sensitive parts.
Kersikov throws a half hearted mid kick.
Kersikov looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Kersikov ducks under a wild hook from Tappenahomma.
Kersikov moves out of range of the strikes.
Kersikov throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kersikov misses with a leg kick.
Tappenahomma looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kersikov just misses with a punch to the body.
Kersikov throws a low kick, looking for Tappenahomma's leg but Tappenahomma calmly moves out of range.
Kersikov throws a jab but it's blocked by Tappenahomma.
Kersikov throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Kersikov throws a solid leg kick but Tappenahomma takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kersikov.
Tappenahomma lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lazy body kick from Kersikov
and Tappenahomma counters with a stiff right hand.
Kersikov throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Kersikov throws a lazy head kick
and Tappenahomma counters with a left to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Nice shot lands for Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Tappenahomma lands with a nice body punch.
Tappenahomma throws a lazy uppercut
and Kersikov counters with a slapping leg kick.
Kersikov misses with a two punch combination.
Tappenahomma throws a series of punches but Kersikov moves out of range.
Kersikov goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
A big right from Kersikov misses.
Kersikov chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tappenahomma can pounce on him.
Tappenahomma swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kersikov scores with a nice strike.
Tappenahomma fakes the leg kick and cracks Kersikov in the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Tappenahomma.
Kersikov buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kersikov takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Tappenahomma tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kersikov was well out of range. Poor timing from Tappenahomma.
Kersikov throws a body kick that misses.
Tappenahomma flicks out a counter leg kick but Kersikov steps away.
Kersikov avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tappenahomma scores with a nice right hand.
A bone on bone clash there as Tappenahomma blocks the leg kick.
Kersikov tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Kersikov misses with a wild body shot.
A thudding body kick lands there by Kersikov!
Kersikov connects with a solid leg kick.
Kersikov lands a glancing blow to the side of Tappenahomma's head.
Kersikov scores with a body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Kersikov had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kersikov misses with a kick to the body.
Kersikov throws a nice looking combination but Tappenahomma bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Tappenahomma tries to counter by closing the distance.
Kersikov throws a lazy right hand but Tappenahomma sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kersikov.
Tappenahomma takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Kersikov throws a front kick aimed at Tappenahomma's knee but Tappenahomma avoids it well.
Tappenahomma stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Kersikov throws a right hand that misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Tappenahomma scores with a spinning back kick!
Tappenahomma checks the leg kick nicely there.
Tappenahomma is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Kersikov with a body shot.
Tappenahomma throws a quick inside leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kersikov looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Kersikov throws out a leg kick but Tappenahomma moves out of range and Kersikov only half commits.
Kersikov just misses with a punch to the body.
Kersikov lands a nice looking body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Chief Tappenahomma 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.


Kersikov chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Tappenahomma lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Kersikov pivots, looking for a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range and Kersikov settles back down.
Kersikov throws a leg kick that is checked
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice leg kick.
A leg kick checked by Tappenahomma.
Chief Tappenahomma seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Tappenahomma slips under a jab from Kersikov.
Tappenahomma tries to counter by closing the distance.
Tappenahomma on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kersikov. Kersikov obviously looking to wear him down.
Tappenahomma fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Kersikov checks it well.
Kersikov walks into a straight right hand from Tappenahomma.

Tappenahomma clinches up against the cage.
Kersikov scores with a nice hook to the head.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tappenahomma.
Kersikov lands with a short punch from the clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kersikov digs a right hand underneath Tappenahomma's ribcage. Tappenahomma let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Kersikov blocks a body shot from Tappenahomma.
Kersikov is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Tappenahomma scores a nice knee to the body.
Kersikov softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kersikov blocks an elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.

It looks like Rustam Kersikov has been cut.
Kersikov swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Kersikov scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Kersikov swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kersikov tries a body shot but Tappenahomma blocks it.
A right handed body shot lands from Kersikov.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Kersikov throws a punch but it's blocked by Tappenahomma.
Kersikov misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Stalling in the clinch from Kersikov.
Tappenahomma has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Kersikov seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Tappenahomma can turn it around.
Kersikov takes an elbow to the forehead.
Kersikov misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kersikov tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Rustam Kersikov has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Kersikov tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kersikov misses with a hook from the clinch.
Kersikov can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kersikov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kersikov pressing his opponent against the cage.
Nice body punch from Kersikov - that landed with a thud.
A short body shot lands from Tappenahomma as the two fighters clinch.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Tappenahomma just misses with a elbow thrown towards Kersikov's brow.
Kersikov just leaning against Tappenahomma, taking a breather.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kersikov blocks an elbow strike.
Kersikov can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Tappenahomma tries to throw a body punch but Kersikov avoids it by throwing Tappenahomma back against the cage.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Kersikov has a couple of punches blocked by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tappenahomma prevents a body shot from Kersikov.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Kersikov slowing the pace effectively.
Kersikov misses with a punch on the inside.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Kersikov creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
A short right from Kersikov on the inside.
Tappenahomma pushes off an throws an elbow but Kersikov leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
A right hand to the body from Kersikov.
Kersikov stalling.
Kersikov doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kersikov is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Tappenahomma tries a body shot but Kersikov blocks it.
Tappenahomma unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Tappenahomma blocks an uppercut.
The referee calls for Kersikov to work.
Kersikov has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Tappenahomma takes a shot to the head.
Kersikov misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma lands a damaging elbow.
Tappenahomma scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Tappenahomma lands a knee to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tappenahomma lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Tappenahomma throws a head punch that misses.
Tappenahomma throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Still in the clinch, Kersikov scores with a nice short uppercut.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
Tappenahomma lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Kersikov backwards.
The referee calls for Kersikov to work.
Tappenahomma has a couple of punches blocked by Kersikov.
Kersikov lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kersikov struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
Kersikov misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma blocks an uppercut.
Tappenahomma lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Kersikov backwards.
Tappenahomma missing with knees to the body.
Kersikov misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tappenahomma.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Chief Tappenahomma will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Rustam Kersikov's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


That kick from Kersikov tenderised Tappenahomma's leg. Tappenahomma is trying to keep his angry face on.
Tappenahomma is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Kersikov tries to score with a low kick but Tappenahomma moves his leg out of the way.
Tappenahomma looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tappenahomma on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Tappenahomma scoring well with a low kick there.
Tappenahomma catches Kersikov with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Kersikov.
A lazy body kick from Kersikov
enabling Tappenahomma to counter with a crisp jab.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but Kersikov moved away.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tappenahomma.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kersikov.
Tappenahomma scores with a nice strike.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nice cross by Tappenahomma.
That kick from Tappenahomma tenderised Kersikov's leg. Kersikov is trying to keep his angry face on.
Kersikov falls off balance throwing a combination
and Tappenahomma counters with a straight punch to the midsection.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Kersikov checks a leg kick.
Kersikov throws a lazy right hand but Tappenahomma sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kersikov walks into a jab.
Kersikov lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tappenahomma's sensitive parts.
Tappenahomma moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Tappenahomma throws a good cross that connects.
Tappenahomma with a nice cross.
Kersikov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kersikov 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.
Kersikov ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Kersikov misses with the body kick
and Tappenahomma cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kersikov misses with a straight left.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kersikov with a hook.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kersikov misses with a low kick.
Kersikov tries to land a body kick

and Tappenahomma counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Kersikov misses with the head strike.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tappenahomma lands a shoulder strike.
Tappenahomma lands a good knee to the midsection. Kersikov won't want to take too many of those.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow just above Kersikov 's eye.
Kersikov blocks the elbow strike.
Kersikov avoids the elbow strike from Tappenahomma, against the cage.
Kersikov on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Tappenahomma tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kersikov lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tappenahomma backwards.
Kersikov struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
Kersikov lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tappenahomma backwards.
Tappenahomma trying to land knees to the body.
Tappenahomma crunches a lovely knee into Kersikov's ribcage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kersikov tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tappenahomma throws a punch but it's blocked by Kersikov.
Tappenahomma tries to land knees in the clinch but Kersikov avoids the damage to the body.
Tappenahomma misses with a punch on the inside.
Kersikov struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
Kersikov swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tappenahomma lands a right hand.
Kersikov tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tappenahomma's elbow.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kersikov.
Kersikov throws a head punch that misses.
Kersikov lands a hook that snaps the head of Tappenahomma backwards.
A frustrated look appears on Kersikov's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside.
Kersikov struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
Kersikov stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Kersikov blocks a body shot from Tappenahomma.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A nice left hand lands by Tappenahomma.
Kersikov swings wildly with an uppercut but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kersikov is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Tappenahomma throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Kersikovs head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside that Kersikov shrugs off.
Kersikov throws a punch but it's blocked by Tappenahomma.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tappenahomma.
Kersikov has a couple of punches blocked by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Kersikov lands with a light punch inside.
Tappenahomma works on Kersikov's body with a couple of short punches.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Kersikov looking to stall.
Kersikov misses with a short punch on the inside.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Rustam Kersikov's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Kersikov stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tappenahomma.
Kersikov lands a nice looking body shot.
The fighters circling - Kersikov throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tappenahomma throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kersikov stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kersikov.
Kersikov tests Tappenahomma's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Kersikov lands with a kick to the ribs.
Kersikov displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tappenahomma throws out the jab.
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma cracks Kersikov with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Tappenahomma digs a good body shot into Kersikov's ribs.
Kersikov takes a body punch but keeps moving.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kersikov, right into the meat.
Kersikov throws out a loose jab but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tappenahomma now looks to counter with a shot at the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma throws a jab when Kersikov was well out of range.
Kersikov lands a slapping body shot.
Tappenahomma 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.
Kersikov throws a chopping leg kick but Tappenahomma manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Kersikov blocks a jab.
Kersikov misses with a wild body shot.
Tappenahomma's jab looks to have found its range, popping Kersikov under the eye.
Tappenahomma takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Tappenahomma avoids a kick to the body.
Kersikov takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Nice uppercut there from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma avoids a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma tries to land a front kick but Kersikov steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Kersikov at a distance.
Tappenahomma checks the leg kick.
Kersikov looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tappenahomma slips under a jab from Kersikov.
It seemed like Tappenahomma was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Tappenahomma blocks a jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tappenahomma connects with a right hand. Kersikov shakes it off.
Kersikov moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Kersikov misses with a hook.

Tappenahomma closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Kersikov doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tappenahomma tries a body shot but Kersikov blocks it.
Kersikov taking a breather.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tappenahomma lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kersikov can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.
Kersikov throws a head punch that misses.
Kersikov misses with some punches.
Tappenahomma lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Kersikov trying to stall but Tappenahomma improves his position.
Kersikov lands an uppercut.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow just above Kersikov 's eye.
Kersikov is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
Kersikov lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma misses with the head strike.
Kersikov is trying to maintain a safe position but Tappenahomma gets an underhook and turns Kersikov into the cage.
Tappenahomma throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tappenahomma.
Kersikov misses with a body punch.
Kersikov taking a breather.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Kersikov misses with some punches.
A short body shot lands from Kersikov as the two fighters clinch.
Tappenahomma misses with a knee to the head.
Kersikov misses with some punches.
Tappenahomma pushes Kersikov back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Kersikov lands with a left to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kersikov.
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!
Kersikov throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tappenahommas head.
Tappenahomma blocks an uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Kersikov fails to land.
Tappenahomma is leaning against Kersikov and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
A head punch on the inside from Kersikov fails to land.
Kersikov cracks Tappenahomma with a nice body shot.
Kersikov misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kersikov misses with the head strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Rustam Kersikov will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Rustam Kersikov's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Kersikov looks to land a right hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range.
Tappenahomma follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Tappenahomma chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kersikov can pounce on him.
Kersikov swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tappenahomma throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Tappenahomma stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Kersikov.
Kersikov wants to land a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range.
A thudding body kick lands there by Tappenahomma!
A nice inside leg kick there by Kersikov. That's going to slow Tappenahomma down.
Kersikov misses with a low kick.
Kersikov takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kersikov connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Kersikov wants to land a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range.
Kersikov checks a low kick from Tappenahomma.
A lazy left from Tappenahomma finds it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Tappenahomma lands a shoulder strike.
Kersikov fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Tappenahomma just misses with a elbow thrown towards Kersikov's brow.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow just above Kersikov 's eye.
Tappenahomma blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kersikov managing to block the knees to the body from Tappenahomma.
Good body shot from Kersikov.
Kersikov lands a nice uppercut.
Come on Kersikov - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Kersikov misses with some punches.
Kersikov tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tappenahomma's elbow.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Kersikov.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kersikov prevents a body shot from Tappenahomma.
Kersikov looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Kersikov can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.
Kersikov misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tappenahomma struggles to land a body shot inside as Kersikov controls his hands.
Kersikov lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tappenahomma backwards.
Tappenahomma misses with a punch on the inside.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Tappenahomma as Kersikov tries to tie him up.
Tappenahomma makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Kersikov fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Kersikov swings wildly with an uppercut but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kersikov lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tappenahomma backwards.
Kersikov lands with a left to the head.
Tappenahomma looking to throw knees to the head but Kersikov is blocking nicely.
Kersikov manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Kersikov has a couple of punches blocked by Tappenahomma.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma lands a damaging elbow.
Kersikov dodges an elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma digs a right hand underneath Kersikov's ribcage. Kersikov let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Tappenahomma lands with a left to the head.
Kersikov stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Tappenahomma just misses with a elbow thrown towards Kersikov's brow.
Kersikov throws a punch but it's blocked by Tappenahomma.
Kersikov avoids a wild elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
Kersikov lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
Tappenahomma struggles to land a body shot inside as Kersikov controls his hands.
Tappenahomma misses with a body punch.
Kersikov takes an elbow to the forehead.
Kersikov fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kersikov misses with a punch to the body.
A right hand to the body from Kersikov.
Kersikov lands a shoulder strike.
Kersikov has a couple of punches blocked by Tappenahomma.
A short left from Kersikov.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kersikov lands with a light punch inside.
Tappenahomma pushes Kersikov back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma struggles to land a body shot inside as Kersikov controls his hands.
Kersikov scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Kersikov struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
Tappenahomma doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kersikov swings wildly with an uppercut but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kersikov misses with a punch to the body.
Kersikov goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A head punch on the inside from Kersikov fails to land.
Rustam Kersikov has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Tappenahomma blocks an uppercut.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Rustam Kersikov.
Well Tappenahomma 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 Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 47:48
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 47:48
Judge William Gold scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Chief Tappenahomma!

Chief Tappenahomma is the new welterweight champion!
An out of breath Chief Tappenahomma 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: T142 - LA Massacre     
Date:   May 12, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Chet Lamare. Tappenahomma comes to the cage accompanied by Tatanka. Lamare comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Opeth kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Chief Tappenahomma has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

180 cm
27
181 lbs
15 - 5 - 2
175 cm
29
172 lbs
21 - 10 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Hellbent
Invictus

Zenith Nutrition (160q)
Sun-Tzu



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Chet Lamare!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Don Winkell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lamare on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma throws the left hand but Lamare avoids the punch easily.
Lamare throws a low kick but Tappenahomma moves out of range easily.
Lamare tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tappenahomma is able to avoid easily.

Lamare forces Tappenahomma back against the cage and clinches.
Lamare avoiding damage as Tappenahomma throws knees to the body.
Tappenahomma works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Tappenahomma dodges an elbow strike from Lamare.
Lamare using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Tappenahomma has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Lamare tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Lamare lands an elbow inside.

Lamare's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
A big left from Lamare misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A punch combination from Tappenahomma misses.
A low kick from Lamare misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice body kick.
Lamare moves out of range as Tappenahomma strikes.
Tappenahomma fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Lamare looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A looping hook to the body misses from Tappenahomma. Lamare does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lamare throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Lamare scores with a head kick. Tappenahomma tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Tappenahomma scores with a leg kick.
Tappenahomma connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Lamare momentarily.
Tappenahomma connects with a body shot.
Tappenahomma's corner calls for a 1-2. Tappenahomma obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Tappenahomma avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
A quick step to the side and Tappenahomma tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Lamare throws a leg kick that is checked
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice uppercut.
Lamare scores with a three punch combo!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Lamare chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Tappenahomma throws the left hand but Lamare avoids the punch easily.
Tappenahomma takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lamare connects with a high kick.
Tappenahomma tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Lamare was well out of range. Poor timing from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws a body punch but Lamare moves out of range.
Lamare delivers a nice body kick.
Lamare throws a series of punches but Tappenahomma avoids them all with ease.
As Lamare looks to move away, Tappenahomma throws a big counter combo but Lamare just gets out of the way.
Lamare takes one to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Lamare scoring well with a low kick there.
Tappenahomma punishes Lamare's body with a nice straight punch.
Chief Tappenahomma seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A chopping leg kick lands by Lamare.
Lamare throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Lamare throws a hook to the side of Tappenahomma's head but Tappenahomma sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tappenahomma swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Lamare checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
As Tappenahomma backs off Lamare throws a huge counter combo but Tappenahomma manages to avoid it all.
Tappenahomma is looking to wear down Lamare with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Tappenahomma throws a body punch but Lamare moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Lamare misses the body punch
and Tappenahomma counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Lamare tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tappenahomma is able to avoid easily.
Tappenahomma takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Lamare looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tappenahomma throws a hook but Lamare blocks it.
Tappenahomma sets himself, and Lamare steps forward looking for the clinch! Tappenahomma avoids it this time.
Lamare scoring well with a low kick there.
Tappenahomma takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Tappenahomma tries to land a front kick but Lamare steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.

Tappenahomma moves into the clinch.
Tappenahomma blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Tappenahomma tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tappenahomma lands with a left to the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tappenahomma pushes Lamare back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Tappenahomma cracks Lamare with a nice body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma misses with an elbow strike.
A nice left hand lands by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma trying to land knees to the body.
Tappenahomma digs a right hand underneath Lamare's ribcage. Lamare let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Tappenahomma working Lamare over with knees to the body.
Tappenahomma avoiding damage as Lamare throws knees to the body.
Lamare has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Tappenahomma seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Lamare can turn it around.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the head but Lamare blocks with his arms.
Lamare lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Lamare blocks an elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma misses with a punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma struggles to land a body shot inside as Lamare controls his hands.
Lamare trying to land knees to the body.
Lamare trying to land knees to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Lamare is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Tappenahomma stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.

Tappenahomma pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Lamare lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tappenahomma lands a nice shot to the body.
Lamare avoids a punch combination nicely.
Lamare pivots, looking for a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range and Lamare settles back down.
Lamare connects with a solid leg kick.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
A cross from Tappenahomma lands.
Lamare walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tappenahomma checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.

Tappenahomma closes the distance and clinches.
Lamare trying to land knees to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lamare throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Our sources have told us that Tappenahomma has been working on his knees in the buildup to the fight.
Lamare struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
Lamare prevents a body shot from Tappenahomma.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tappenahomma.

Lamare pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Lamare misses with a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lamare blocks a leg kick.
Lamare on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Lamare.
Lamare lands a jab to Tappenahomma's midsection.
Tappenahomma scores with a decent looking hook.
Tappenahomma misses with a low kick.
Lamare lands a right hook to the body.
Tappenahomma throws a body shot but no joy.
Tappenahomma throws a quick inside leg kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Lamare.
Tappenahomma is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Lamare scoring well with a low kick there.
Tappenahomma slips a jab from Lamare.
Tappenahomma appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Lamare buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Tappenahomma misses the jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tappenahomma fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Lamare lands a high kick!
Lamare just misses with a punch to the body.
Lamare throws a leg kick that misses.
It looked like Tappenahomma was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Lamare.
Tappenahomma keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Lamare - that will leave a mark!
Lamare checks the leg kick.
Lamare only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Lamare fails to land with a series of punches.
Tappenahomma drops his hands momentarily and Lamare takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Tappenahomma tried to score with a low kick but Lamare checks it.
Sloppy strikes from Lamare. Those never looked like landing.
A quick step to the side and Tappenahomma tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Lamare misses with a few strikes there.
Tappenahomma throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma misses with a wild body shot.
Lamare throws a sloppy head kick and Tappenahomma moves out of range easily.
Tappenahomma quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Lamare lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Chief Tappenahomma is winning the standup battle so far.
Lamare looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A leg kick checked by Tappenahomma.

The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Tappenahomma gets tackled into the cage by Lamare. Lamare maintains the clinch.
Lamare has a couple of punches blocked by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Lamare.
A right handed body shot lands from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma scores with a shoulder strike.
Tappenahomma blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Lamare blocks a body shot from Tappenahomma.
Lamare is trying to force a seperation but Tappenahomma has the dominant position.
Chief Tappenahomma has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Tappenahomma avoids a wild elbow strike from Lamare.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma lands a knee to the head.
Tappenahomma dodges an elbow strike from Lamare.
Lamare misses with a knee to the head.
Tappenahomma's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Tappenahomma has Lamare pressed against the cage, preventing Lamare from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Lamare throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Tappenahomma blocks it with crossed arms.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tappenahomma tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow just above Lamare 's eye.
Tappenahomma unloads a knee to the mid-section. Lamare lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Lamare missing with knees to the body.
A nice right hand lands inside from Lamare.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

Tappenahomma breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Tappenahomma avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Tappenahomma throws a counter high kick but Lamare was just alert enough to avoid it.
Tappenahomma thows a body kick. Lamare tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Tappenahomma lands a nice looking body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Lamare steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Tappenahomma. That one must have hurt.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Lamare tries to counter with a clinch but Tappenahomma shakes him off and moves away.
Tappenahomma throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tappenahomma jabs Lamare right on the nose. Lamare blinks but takes it well.
Tappenahomma tries to score with a low kick but Lamare moves his leg out of the way.
Lamare slips a straight right by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma with a body punch. A glancing blow.
A solid body kick from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Lamare steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Tappenahomma.
Some bone on bone action there as Tappenahomma checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Tappenahomma is looking to counter punch.
Lamare has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Tappenahomma.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head kick misses from Lamare.
Tappenahomma tried to counter with a leg kick but Lamare avoided it.
A punch combination from Lamare misses.
A little feinted left hand from Tappenahomma on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tappenahomma lets loose with a powerful body kick. Lamare will feel that in the morning.
Lamare takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Lamare has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tappenahomma.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lamare misses with a straight left.
Lamare connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Tappenahomma tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Lamare was well out of range. Poor timing from Tappenahomma.
Lamare throws a combination that misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a right hand to the body.
Tappenahomma fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Lamare manages to avoid it.
Tappenahomma keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Tappenahomma scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Tappenahomma misses with a wild body shot.
Tappenahomma cracks Lamare with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Lamare lands with a slapping head kick.
Tappenahomma lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Lamare lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Tappenahomma backs up against the cage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tappenahomma lands with a straight right. Lamare didn't see that one coming.

Lamare is rocked!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tappenahomma.
Lamare is still on wobbly legs! Can Tappenahomma finish him?
Nice body kick there by Tappenahomma.
A bone on bone clash there as Tappenahomma blocks the leg kick.
Lamare seems to have recovered his senses.
Tappenahomma is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Lamare can do to turn this around?
Lamare loads up on a big right hand but Tappenahomma slips the punch.
Tappenahomma looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Tappenahomma tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Chet Lamare has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Tappenahomma throws a head kick but Lamare moves out of range.
Tappenahomma throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Lamare stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Lamare gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Tappenahomma thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tappenahomma swings for the body but Lamare moves out of range.
A lazy body kick from Lamare
and Tappenahomma counters with a stiff right hand.
Lamare throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma staying out of range there.
Lamare uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Lamare looks for the body kick but Tappenahomma saw that one coming.
Tappenahomma cracks Lamare with a right hand to the side of the head.
Lamare dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Tappenahomma. That did some damage!
Lamare misses with a double jab
and Tappenahomma counters with a stiff right hand.
Tappenahomma lands with an uppercut that bounces Lamare off the cage and back into range.
Lamare gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Tappenahomma counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tappenahomma throws a nice outside leg kick.
Tappenahomma throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Lamare tries to land a leg kick but Tappenahomma saw it coming and moves away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Chet Lamare is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Lamare tries to clinch but Tappenahomma moves away
and Tappenahomma counters with a leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tappenahomma blocks the body kick.
Tappenahomma swings and misses with a hook to the body.

Lamare takes the fight into the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside that Lamare shrugs off.
Tappenahomma tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A right hook to the body lands for Tappenahomma.
Lamare pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Tappenahomma lands a damaging elbow.

Tappenahomma drops Lamare onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Lamare is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Lamare creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Tappenahomma creates some distance for himself and unleashes a massive uppercut that sends Lamare's eyes rolling into the back of his head! Lamare drops to his knees and Tappenahomma pours it on with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:57 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Chief Tappenahomma!
Our winner, Chief Tappenahomma, 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 Chet Lamare had this to say: 'I'm not sure where to go from here? Do I keep fighting?'.
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Event: T138 - Pain Redefined     
Date:   Apr 14, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Bobby Shamrock and Chief Tappenahomma. Tappenahomma is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Tatanka. Chief Tappenahomma has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Bobby Shamrock's chin.

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181 lbs
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Bobby Shamrock!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, Daniel Bishop and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Shamrock closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Tappenahomma throws a knee to the head but misses.
Shamrock struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
Shamrock fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma tries a body shot but Shamrock blocks it.
A head punch on the inside from Tappenahomma fails to land.
Shamrock throws a head punch that misses.
Tappenahomma blocks an uppercut.
Shamrock misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short uppercut from Shamrock.
Tappenahomma tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Shamrock's elbow.
Shamrock lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Tappenahomma lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Shamrock lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Tappenahomma.

It looks like Bobby Shamrock has been cut.
Shamrock pushes off an throws an elbow but Tappenahomma leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Tappenahomma landing knees to the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Shamrock swings wildly with an uppercut but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Shamrock tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tappenahomma blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma misses with a punch to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma tries to land knees in the clinch but Shamrock avoids the damage to the body.
Tappenahomma with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Shamrock fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Shamrock tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Shamrock misses with a short punch on the inside.
Shamrock lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Tappenahomma backwards.
Shamrock gets through Tappenahomma's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma blocks an uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Tappenahomma fails to land.
Shamrock lands a shot to the body.
Tappenahomma lands with a short shot to the head.
Tappenahomma looking to throw knees to the head but Shamrock is blocking nicely.
Tappenahomma comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Shamrock misses with a hook from the clinch.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tappenahomma is leaning against Shamrock and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Tappenahomma throws an elbow that misses.
Shamrock misses with some punches.
Nice body punch from Tappenahomma - that landed with a thud.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Shamrock misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands a right hand.
Tappenahomma blocks an uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
I was talking to Shamrock's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
A head punch on the inside from Shamrock fails to land.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
Tappenahomma lands a good knee to the midsection. Shamrock won't want to take too many of those.
Shamrock blocks a body shot from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma struggles to land a body shot inside as Shamrock controls his hands.
Shamrock misses with some punches.
Tappenahomma lands a nice shot to the body.
A head punch on the inside from Shamrock fails to land.
Tappenahomma works on Shamrock's body with a couple of short punches.
Tappenahomma crunches a lovely knee into Shamrock's ribcage.
A nice left hand lands by Tappenahomma.
Shamrock swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tappenahomma misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Shamrock.
With the fighters up against the cage, Tappenahomma throws an elbow but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Shamrock.
Shamrock working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Shamrock throws a punch but it's blocked by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma tries a body shot but Shamrock blocks it.
Nice body punch from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma struggles to land a body shot inside as Shamrock controls his hands.
A head punch on the inside from Shamrock fails to land.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow just above Shamrock 's eye.
Shamrock throws an elbow that misses.
Tappenahomma working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Shamrock doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Shamrock misses with a body punch.
Shamrock swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tappenahomma lands a nice knee to the body.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Shamrock working aggressively here.
Shamrock misses with a body punch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Shamrock.
Shamrock scores with an uppercut up the middle.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Shamrock tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tappenahomma's elbow.
Shamrock blocks an elbow strike.
Shamrock swings wildly with an uppercut but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Shamrock lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Shamrock throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Tappenahomma blocks it with crossed arms.
Shamrock misses with a short punch on the inside.
Shamrock misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tappenahomma cracks Shamrock with a nice body shot.
Tappenahomma lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Shamrock misses with a punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Shamrock misses with a punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Shamrock in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
A left hand lands to the body for Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma landing knees to the body.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tappenahomma.
Shamrock looks to throw an elbow but misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Chief Tappenahomma will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Bobby Shamrock'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.


Shamrock moves out of range of the leg kick from Tappenahomma.
Shamrock throws a right and a left that Tappenahomma avoids nicely.
Tappenahomma throws a fast counter high kick but Shamrock manages to duck under it in time.
Tappenahomma lands a leg kick that knocks Shamrock off balance momentarily.
Shamrock doesn't manage to clinch there - Tappenahomma circles away.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but Shamrock sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Shamrock chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tappenahomma can pounce on him.
Shamrock checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Shamrock is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Tappenahomma looks to land a body kick but Shamrock moved away.
Tappenahomma swats away the attempt to clinch by Shamrock.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Shamrock forces Tappenahomma back against the cage and clinches.
Tappenahomma unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Shamrock working aggressively here.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Shamrock throws a head punch that misses.
Shamrock tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tappenahomma's elbow.
A head punch on the inside from Shamrock fails to land.
Shamrock misses with a punch to the body.
Shamrock misses with a body punch.
Tappenahomma connects with a nasty looking knee right to Shamrock's face.
Tappenahomma is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Shamrock is defending well for now.
Shamrock tries to land knees in the clinch but Tappenahomma avoids the damage to the body.
Nice elbow from Tappenahomma.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Tappenahomma just misses with a elbow thrown towards Shamrock's brow.
Tappenahomma utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Tappenahomma putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Shamrock in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow.
Shamrock dodges an elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
Shamrock avoiding damage as Tappenahomma throws knees to the body.
Tappenahomma misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Shamrock.
Shamrock lands a right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Shamrock tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Shamrock avoiding damage as Tappenahomma throws knees to the body.
Shamrock working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Shamrock tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Shamrock prevents a body shot from Tappenahomma.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Shamrock tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Shamrock doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tappenahomma pushes off an throws an elbow but Shamrock leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Shamrock swings wildly with an uppercut but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Shamrock stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Chief Tappenahomma seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Shamrock tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Shamrock throws a head punch that misses.
Tappenahomma lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
Shamrock lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Tappenahomma.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shamrock scores with a nice hook to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Shamrock.
Tappenahomma misses with a short punch on the inside.
Shamrock takes an elbow to the forehead.
A head punch on the inside from Shamrock fails to land.
Tappenahomma prevents a body shot from Shamrock.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow just above Shamrock 's eye.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Tappenahomma.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Shamrock.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Shamrock creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Shamrock is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Tappenahomma is defending well for now.
A head punch on the inside from Shamrock fails to land.
Tappenahomma tries a knee to the head but Shamrock blocks it.
Tappenahomma pushes off an throws an elbow but Shamrock leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A short right from Shamrock.
Tappenahomma softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Shamrock struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
Tappenahomma blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
Nice body punch from Tappenahomma - that landed with a thud.
Shamrock lands on the inside with an uppercut.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Shamrock.
Shamrock tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Shamrock's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Shamrock struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
Tappenahomma lands a body punch in the clinch.
Tappenahomma trying to land knees to the body.
Tappenahomma scores a nice knee to the body.
Shamrock lands a shoulder strike.
Shamrock using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Tappenahomma has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Shamrock tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tappenahomma makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Shamrock tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Nice body punch from Shamrock - that landed with a thud.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Bobby Shamrock'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. This is the final round!


A swing and a miss from Shamrock.
Tappenahomma tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Shamrock is able to avoid easily.
Shamrock checks the leg kick.
Shamrock uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook. Shamrock ducked under it nicely.
Tappenahomma throws a low kick, looking for Shamrock's leg but Shamrock calmly moves out of range.
Tappenahomma bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Shamrock backing away here, and Tappenahomma unleashes a leg kick that just misses.

Shamrock clinches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Shamrock.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tappenahomma.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Shamrock struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
Tappenahomma prevents a body shot from Shamrock.
Nice body punch from Tappenahomma - that landed with a thud.
A right handed body shot lands from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma pushes Shamrock back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside that Shamrock shrugs off.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short uppercut from Shamrock.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Shamrock lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tappenahomma backwards.
Tappenahomma lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Shamrock misses with some punches.
Shamrock misses with a punch to the body.
With the fighters up against the cage, Tappenahomma throws an elbow but misses.
Shamrock tries a body shot but Tappenahomma blocks it.
Shamrock misses with a punch to the body.
Shamrock working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma throws an elbow but it misses.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Tappenahomma unloads a knee to the mid-section.
A right handed body shot lands from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands on the inside with an uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tappenahomma lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Bobby Shamrock has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma pushes Shamrock back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Shamrock misses with a punch to the body.
Shamrock misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside that Shamrock shrugs off.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tappenahomma.
Shamrock tries to throw a body punch but Tappenahomma avoids it by throwing Shamrock back against the cage.
Shamrock takes an elbow to the forehead.
Tappenahomma comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Shamrock on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow.
Tappenahomma stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Shamrock backwards.
Shamrock takes an elbow to the forehead.
Tappenahomma can't find room to land a body shot as Shamrock controls the action.
Shamrock lands a left hand.
Tappenahomma working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Tappenahomma gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Tappenahomma misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
A short right from Shamrock.
Nice elbow from Tappenahomma.
A short right from Tappenahomma.
Shamrock swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Shamrock looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Shamrock fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Shamrock.
Shamrock working aggressively here.
Shamrock tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Shamrock working aggressively here.
Tappenahomma works on Shamrock's body with a couple of short punches.
Shamrock tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tappenahomma lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Shamrock misses with some punches.
Shamrock tries a body shot but Tappenahomma blocks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Shamrock misses with the head strike.
Shamrock misses with a hook from the clinch.
Shamrock blocks an elbow strike.
Tappenahomma lands a hook to the side of the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Shamrock can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.
Shamrock can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.
Shamrock pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Shamrock tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tappenahomma lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tappenahomma landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Tappenahomma lands with a light punch inside.
Tappenahomma blocks a body shot from Shamrock.
Shamrock blocks a body shot from Tappenahomma.
Shamrock takes an elbow to the temple.
Tappenahomma lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

Shamrock is rocked!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Shamrock working aggressively here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Shamrock.
Tappenahomma lands a shoulder strike.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Chief Tappenahomma!

Chief Tappenahomma 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: *T135* - Malicious Intent     
Date:   Mar 25, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Carlos Centurion. Tappenahomma comes to the cage accompanied by Tatanka. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

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181 lbs
14 - 4 - 2
185 cm
29
175 lbs
23 - 5 - 1
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Excellent grappler
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Carlos Centurion!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Colin Fotheringham and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Centurion misses with a leg kick.
Carlos Centurion seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Centurion swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Centurion takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
The fighters circling - Tappenahomma throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Centurion attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Centurion.
Centurion only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Centurion throws a hook but Tappenahomma blocks it.
Centurion moves out of range of the body kick from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma scores with a crisp jab that stopped Centurion in his tracks.
Centurion throws the kick towards the body but Tappenahomma avoids it.
Tappenahomma throws a front kick that sends Centurion stumbling back into the cage.
Centurion misses with a low kick.
Tappenahomma checks a leg kick.
Centurion misses with a low kick.
Tappenahomma swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Tappenahomma throws an overhand right that lands on Centurion's shoulder, as Centurion tries to avoid the shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma 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.
Centurion tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tappenahomma is able to avoid easily.
Tappenahomma jabs at Centurion's body.
Tappenahomma moves forwards but Centurion connects with a nice, crisp jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Centurion is looking to score with low kicks.
Centurion blocks the body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Centurion misses with a straight left.
A jab from Tappenahomma does it's job there.
Centurion misses the shot to the body.
Tappenahomma connects with a solid leg kick.
Tappenahomma moves out of range as Centurion throws a body kick.
Tappenahomma on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tappenahomma.
A good leg kick by Centurion.
Centurion ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tappenahomma moves away.
A low kick from Centurion misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice kick to the body.
Centurion looks for the body kick but Tappenahomma saw that one coming.
A punch lands to the side of Tappenahomma 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Centurion scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Centurion misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tappenahomma.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tappenahomma punishes Centurion's body with a nice straight punch.
Tappenahomma fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Centurion cracks Tappenahomma with a good jab.
Tappenahomma throws a quick inside leg kick.
Centurion connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Tappenahomma momentarily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma throws a body kick that misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Centurion! But no joy.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Centurion is just out of range.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the side of Centurion's head but Centurion sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Good work by Centurion as he checks the leg kick.
Centurion looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Good leg kick by Centurion there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Centurion misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tappenahomma.
A little feinted left hand from Tappenahomma on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Centurion.
Centurion misses with a body shot.
Centurion tries to move into range but Tappenahomma moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Centurion swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the side of Centurion's head but Centurion sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Centurion uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tappenahomma.
Centurion misses with a low kick.
Tappenahomma gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Tappenahomma tries to work over Centurion's front leg with a kick but Centurion checks it.
Centurion misses with a straight right.
Tappenahomma waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Centurion.
Centurion looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Centurion will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Tappenahomma throws a body punch but Centurion moves out of range.
Donk. Centurion catches Tappenahomma right on the button with a cross.
Nice cross by Tappenahomma.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tappenahomma. Centurion does a little dance to reset his feet.
Centurion is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Tappenahomma had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Tappenahomma avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
As Centurion backs away, Tappenahomma returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Tappenahomma moves out of range as Centurion throws a body kick.
A jab from Tappenahomma finds it's way through Centurion's defenses.

It looks like Carlos Centurion has been cut.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Centurion is looking to land body kicks.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Centurion lands a jab.
Nice defenses there by Centurion.
Tappenahomma shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Tappenahomma fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Centurion manages to avoid it.
Centurion scores with a leg kick.
Tappenahomma ducks under a wild hook from Centurion.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tappenahomma takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Centurion throws a front kick aimed at Tappenahomma's knee but Tappenahomma avoids it well.
Tappenahomma swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Centurion manages to avoid it.
A slow jab from Tappenahomma misses its intended target.
Centurion lands a nice looking body shot.
Tappenahomma misses with a low kick.
Centurion uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tappenahomma.
Centurion throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma checks it.
Tappenahomma thumps Centurion with a low kick.
Centurion misses with the body kick
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice leg kick.
Centurion misses with a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma half committed to a counter leg kick.
Centurion chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Tappenahomma has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Tappenahomma there as he acknowledges the shot.
Tappenahomma takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Tappenahomma misses with a body kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tappenahomma keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Centurion throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tappenahomma was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Centurion slips a jab from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Tappenahomma is looking to land body kicks.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Centurion misses with a low kick.
Centurion throws a looping overhand right but Tappenahomma ducks down to avoid it.
Centurion looks for the body kick but Tappenahomma saw that one coming.
Centurion throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tappenahomma sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Centurion misses the jab.
Centurion tests Tappenahomma's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Tappenahomma swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Tappenahomma checks a leg kick.
Centurion tries a head kick but it misses.
Centurion shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Tappenahomma misses with a leg kick
and Centurion makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Tappenahomma really felt that one!
Tappenahomma throws a low kick, looking for Centurion's leg but Centurion calmly moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head kick misses from Centurion.
Tappenahomma clobbers Centurion with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Centurion throws a lazy right hand but Tappenahomma sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Centurion throws a good cross that connects.
Centurion thuds his shin into the meat of Tappenahomma's side.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma moves out of range of the leg kick from Centurion.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Tappenahomma is looking to clinch but Centurion is avoiding it.
Tappenahomma scores with a shot to the body.
A slow jab from Centurion misses its intended target.
Tappenahomma shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Tappenahomma's jab looks to have found its range, popping Centurion under the eye.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Centurion.
It looked like Tappenahomma was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Centurion.
Centurion misses with a body shot.
Tappenahomma ducks under a wild hook from Centurion.
Tappenahomma fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Centurion.
Centurion takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Centurion connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Tappenahomma throws a sloppy head kick and Centurion moves out of range easily.
Tappenahomma throws a looping overhand right but Centurion ducks down to avoid it.
Centurion listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Centurion ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tappenahomma moves away.
Centurion ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tappenahomma moves away.
Tappenahomma looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Centurion explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tappenahomma throws a hook but Centurion blocks it.
And Centurion responds with a good body kick, but Tappenahomma manages to step out the way in time.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Centurion was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Tappenahomma checks a low kick from Centurion.
Tappenahomma feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Centurion is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Centurion throws a low kick but Tappenahomma avoids it.
Tappenahomma steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Centurion. That one must have hurt.
Centurion avoids the body shot from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma connects with a body shot.
Centurion misses with a kick to the body.
A head kick misses from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma checks a low kick from Centurion.
An inside leg kick lands from Centurion.
Tappenahomma misses with a body kick.
Centurion throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tappenahomma.
A jab from Tappenahomma does it's job there.
Centurion throws out a loose jab but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tappenahomma blocks a jab.
Carlos Centurion seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma misses with a looping left.
Tappenahomma defending well as Centurion loads up on a big left hand.
Centurion throws an off balance right hand
and Tappenahomma counters with a good low kick that Centurion was not able to check.
Tappenahomma looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Centurion takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
A good leg kick by Centurion.
Centurion thows a leg kick but Tappenahomma checks it
and Tappenahomma counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Centurion throws a low kick, looking for Tappenahomma's leg but Tappenahomma calmly moves out of range.
Tappenahomma lands with an overhand left.
Nice cross by Centurion.
Centurion scores with a spinning back kick!
The fight stays on the outside here - Tappenahomma looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Tappenahomma wants to clinch up but Centurion keeps it at a distance.
Centurion loads up on a big right hand but Tappenahomma slips the punch.
Centurion throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A big left from Tappenahomma misses.
Tappenahomma looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Centurion throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma sees it coming and moves out of range.
Tappenahomma lands a slapping body shot.
Centurion lands a really nice looking cross but Tappenahomma seems unphased.
Tappenahomma on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Tappenahomma moves out of range as Centurion strikes.
Centurion scores with a jab to the head.
Tappenahomma moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Centurion throws a looping overhand right but Tappenahomma ducks down to avoid it.
Centurion throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Centurion throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma sees it coming and moves out of range.
Centurion cracks the inside of Tappenahomma's front leg.
Good work by Tappenahomma as he checks the leg kick.
Centurion looks for the body kick but Tappenahomma saw that one coming.
That kick from Tappenahomma tenderised Centurion's leg. Centurion is trying to keep his angry face on.
A decent looking cross lands there for Tappenahomma.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Centurion misses with a low kick.
Centurion 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.
Tappenahomma moves out of range as Centurion strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Carlos Centurion showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Carlos Centurion's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Centurion misses with an uppercut. Tappenahomma saw that one coming.
Centurion checks the leg kick.
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Centurion lands with a straight right. Tappenahomma didn't see that one coming.
Tappenahomma 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.
Tappenahomma moves away from the strike by Centurion.
Tappenahomma feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Centurion checks a low kick from Tappenahomma.
That kick from Centurion tenderised Tappenahomma's leg. Tappenahomma is trying to keep his angry face on.
Tappenahomma swinging wildly here.
A looping hook to the body misses from Centurion. Tappenahomma does a little dance to reset his feet.
Centurion lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma throws a jab but it's blocked by Centurion.
Centurion looks for the body kick but Tappenahomma saw that one coming.
Tappenahomma blocks the body kick.
Centurion loads up on a big right hand but Tappenahomma slips the punch.
Tappenahomma takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Tappenahomma misses with a body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice shot lands for Tappenahomma.
Centurion sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Good work by Tappenahomma as he checks the leg kick.
Centurion throws a front kick aimed at Tappenahomma's knee but Tappenahomma avoids it well.
Centurion walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tappenahomma checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Centurion tries to work over Tappenahomma's front leg with a kick but Tappenahomma checks it.
A big left from Centurion misses.
Centurion throws a right hand that misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a straight right hand.
Tappenahomma looks to land a left hand but Centurion moved out of range nicely.
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Tappenahomma throws a body shot but no joy.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook.
Tappenahomma avoids the body shot from Centurion.
Tappenahomma moves away from the strike by Centurion.
Centurion throws a front kick aimed at Tappenahomma's knee but Tappenahomma avoids it well.
A bone on bone clash there as Centurion blocks the leg kick.
Centurion throws a right hand that misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a slapping leg kick.
Chief Tappenahomma has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma throws a low kick but Centurion avoids it.
Centurion throws out a counter right but Tappenahomma avoids it with no problem.
Centurion takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Good standup being displayed there by Centurion as he connects with a hook.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Centurion throws a right hand that misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice low kick that buckles Centurion's knee momentarily.
Centurion uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Centurion throws a low kick but Tappenahomma avoids it.
Tappenahomma scores with a hook to the body. Centurion takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Tappenahomma slips under a jab.
Tappenahomma is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Centurion lands a glancing blow to the side of Tappenahomma's head.
Centurion throws a body kick that misses.
As Centurion backs away, Tappenahomma returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Centurion throws a jab but it's blocked by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Tappenahomma has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Centurion.
Tappenahomma looks to clinch
and Centurion counters with a thumping low kick.
Tappenahomma tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Centurion counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma lands with a right hand.
Centurion connects with a leg kick. Tappenahomma looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Centurion fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Tappenahomma checks it well.
Tappenahomma connects with a right hand. Centurion shakes it off.
A big right from Tappenahomma misses.
Centurion lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tappenahomma connects with an inside leg kick.
Centurion lands with a right hand.
Tappenahomma misses with a straight right.
The crowd cheers as Centurion lands an impressive looking overhand right. Tappenahomma doesn't seem phased though.
Centurion missing with a left hand there. Tappenahomma was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Centurion tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tappenahomma was well out of range. Poor timing from Centurion.
Tappenahomma jabs Centurion to the body, keeping him at a distance.
A low kick from Centurion misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a low kick, right behind Centurion 's knee.
Centurion takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tappenahomma throws out a loose jab but Centurion uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tappenahomma ducks under a wild hook from Centurion.
And Tappenahomma counters with a quick kick to the body but Centurion blocks it.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma throws a head kick but Centurion moves out of range.
Centurion ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tappenahomma moves away.
Tappenahomma throws a jab when Centurion was well out of range.
Tappenahomma throws a body shot but no joy.
Tappenahomma misses with a body punch
and Centurion counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma misses with an uppercut.
Centurion keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Carlos Centurion is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Centurion avoids the head kick by Tappenahomma.
Centurion feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tappenahomma's calf.
Centurion misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Tappenahomma walks into a straight right hand from Centurion.
Centurion's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Centurion throws a body punch but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma scores with a sloppy right hand. Centurion should have avoided that one.

That has opened up Carlos Centurion's cut even more.
Tappenahomma goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.

Centurion is rocked!
Tappenahomma steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Centurion. That one must have hurt.
Centurion is still on wobbly legs! Can Tappenahomma finish him?
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tappenahomma motions for Centurion to come forward. Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Chief Tappenahomma.
Well Centurion has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 28:29
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 28:29
Judge James Glass scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Carlos Centurion!
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Event: *T131* - Copycat     
Date:   Mar 09, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Omar Boulami and Chief Tappenahomma. Boulami comes to the cage accompanied by The Rock - Mustapha Ibrahim. Tappenahomma has chosen Tatanka as his entrance music. Chief Tappenahomma has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Omar Boulami's chin.

171 cm
30
177 lbs
27 - 8 - 0
180 cm
26
181 lbs
13 - 4 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Hellbent

Hellbent
MayheM sportswear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Omar Boulami!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Boulami misses with a straight left.
Tappenahomma tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
That kick from Boulami tenderised Tappenahomma's leg. Tappenahomma is trying to keep his angry face on.

Boulami clinches up against the cage.
Boulami lands a right hand.
Tappenahomma trying to land knees to the body.
Boulami misses with a punch to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Boulami backwards.
Boulami tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short left from Boulami.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Boulami breaks the clinch.
Tappenahomma fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

Boulami pushes Tappenahomma up against the cage in a clinch.
Boulami can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.
Tappenahomma lands a knee 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 nice glancing elbow lands by Tappenahomma.

It looks like Omar Boulami has been cut.
Boulami can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.
Boulami scores with a shoulder strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma tries to land knees in the clinch but Boulami avoids the damage to the body.
Boulami misses with some punches.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Boulami working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Tappenahomma throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Boulamis head.
Tappenahomma lands with a left to the head.
Boulami avoiding damage as Tappenahomma throws knees to the body.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook from the clinch.
Boulami stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Boulami lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Tappenahomma lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Boulami avoids a wild elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma struggles to land a body shot inside as Boulami controls his hands.
Boulami is trying to drag Tappenahomma to the mat but Tappenahomma just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Tappenahomma lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Tappenahomma with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boulami takes a knee to the side of the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Tappenahomma's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Boulami fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Tappenahomma has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tappenahomma throws a head kick but Boulami moves out of range.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick which misses Boulami's front leg but catches the back leg as Boulami tries to avoid it.
Tappenahomma misses with a wild body shot.
A bone on bone clash there as Tappenahomma blocks the leg kick.
Boulami definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Boulami with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Boulami just misses with a punch to the body.
Tappenahomma wants to counter the offense by Boulami and move into the clinch position.
Boulami throws a right hand that Tappenahomma ducks under and follows up with a left that Tappenahomma also avoids with ease.
Boulami tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tappenahomma was well out of range. Poor timing from Boulami.
Tappenahomma uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Boulami has time to react.
Omar Boulami seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tappenahomma scores with a nice strike.
Tappenahomma changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Boulami misses with a straight left.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

Omar Boulami's cut is getting worse.
Chief Tappenahomma is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Boulami misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Boulami misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Boulami throws a hook to the side of Tappenahomma's head but Tappenahomma sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tappenahomma throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Boulami takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Tappenahomma tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Tappenahomma scores with a body shot.
Tappenahomma looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Boulami connects with an inside leg kick.
Tappenahomma lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Boulami is breathing heavily.
Tappenahomma thuds his right hand into Boulami's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

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

Boulami is rocked!
Tappenahomma drops Boulami with a huge uppercut! Boulami drops to the floor like a sack of potatoes. Tappenahomma is raining down punches and the ref stops the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Chief Tappenahomma!
During a confident post fight interview, Chief Tappenahomma thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: *T126* - Aftershock     
Date:   Feb 19, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Gustav Ragnarson and Chief Tappenahomma. The crowd seem to be enjoying Tappenahomma's choice of entrance music: Tatanka. Chief Tappenahomma has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Gustav Ragnarson's chin.

179 cm
29
184 lbs
22 - 11 - 0
180 cm
26
181 lbs
12 - 4 - 2
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Sun-Tzu
Bullet Proof System

Hellbent
MayheM sportswear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Gustav Ragnarson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, James Glass and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ragnarson shoots in for a takedown but Tappenahomma shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Ragnarson shoots in looking for a takedown but Tappenahomma manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Ragnarson's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Ragnarson shoots in for a takedown but Tappenahomma shows good takedown defense.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gustav Ragnarson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Ragnarson shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Tappenahomma sprawls well. Tappenahomma wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Ragnarson gets slowly back to his feet.
Tappenahomma throws a big counter head kick but Ragnarson avoids it with no problem.
Ragnarson fails with the takedown
and Tappenahomma counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Tappenahomma has worked on his takedown defense in the runup to this fight and it is paying off so far.
Ragnarson fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.

Tappenahomma closes the distance and clinches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ragnarson has Tappenahomma pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Tappenahomma manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Tappenahomma lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Ragnarson backwards.
Ragnarson is working for takedown but Tappenahomma is calmly controlling the position for now.
Ragnarson jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Tappenahomma walks away with a smile on his face. Ragnarson gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.

Ragnarson gets a double leg takedown into Tappenahomma's guard.
Tappenahomma wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Ragnarson throwing strikes from guard but Tappenahomma blocks nicely.
Tappenahomma seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Ragnarson missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Tappenahomma avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Ragnarson loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Ragnarson 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.
Ragnarson throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Ragnarson 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.
Tappenahomma is pulling down on Ragnarson's head. It's preventing any offense from Ragnarson, at least for the moment.
Ragnarson loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Ragnarson lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Ragnarson postures up in Tappenahomma's guard and throws a big left but Tappenahomma blocks it.
Ragnarson distracts Tappenahomma with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Ragnarson landing with the ground and pound.
Ragnarson with a flurry of punches that miss.
Tappenahomma working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Ragnarson.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ragnarson trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Tappenahomma managing to control the position.
Ragnarson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Tappenahomma is keeping the position for now.
Ragnarson working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Ragnarson is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Ragnarson.
Tappenahomma is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Ragnarson throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Tappenahomma works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Ragnarson throws a big right hand that misses.
Ragnarson throws an elbow that misses. Tappenahomma uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Ragnarson's guard. Nice move by Tappenahomma!

Tappenahomma showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Ragnarson wants to improve his position but instead Tappenahomma has moved into half guard.
Ragnarson keeping control of the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma is thwarting Ragnarson's attempts to control the position.
Tappenahomma looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Ragnarson wants to control but Tappenahomma is keeping busy and won't allow it.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ragnarson tries to get to full guard but Tappenahomma has control of the leg.
Ragnarson wants to control the action here but instead Tappenahomma manages to pass to full mount!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tappenahomma misses with a wild body shot.
Horrible takedown attempt by Ragnarson or perhaps it was just good defense by Tappenahomma, which made it look bad.
Nice defenses there by Ragnarson.
Tappenahomma moves into range and connects with a jab.
Ragnarson shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Tappenahomma sprawls well. Tappenahomma wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Ragnarson gets slowly back to his feet.
Ragnarson shoots in and drives through. Tappenahomma sprawls well.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gustav Ragnarson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Tappenahomma looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Ragnarson appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
No luck for Ragnarson with that takedown attempt.
Tappenahomma flicks out a counter leg kick but Ragnarson steps away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ragnarson misses with a takedown
and Tappenahomma counters with a stiff right hand.
Horrible takedown attempt by Ragnarson or perhaps it was just good defense by Tappenahomma, which made it look bad.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Tappenahomma gets caught napping as Ragnarson dives in and scores a takedown. Tappenahomma manages to retain guard.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Tappenahomma is on top in guard.

Tappenahomma must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Ragnarson wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Ragnarson controls Tappenahomma momentarily but Tappenahomma frees himself.
Tappenahomma controlling from the top position.
Tappenahomma trying to control but Ragnarson is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ragnarson has Tappenahomma pulled in close to control his posture.

Tappenahomma got a little sloppy there for a moment and Ragnarson has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Tappenahomma has managed to get both his arms back between Ragnarson's legs - danger averted.
Ragnarson tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Tappenahomma controlling from the top position.
Ragnarson wants to sweep but no luck.
Ragnarson bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Tappenahomma's guard.

Ragnarson missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ragnarson is looking to work some ground and pound but Tappenahomma has wrist control.
Ragnarson postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Ragnarson throws an elbow that misses. Tappenahomma uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Ragnarson's guard. Nice move by Tappenahomma!

Ragnarson is adopting a defensive guard.
Tappenahomma looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Ragnarson is pulling down on Tappenahomma's head to control his posture.

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.
Ragnarson wants to control the position but Tappenahomma says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.
Tappenahomma prevents Ragnarson from improving his position.

Ragnarson looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Ragnarson is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Tappenahomma closes the distance and clinches.
Tappenahomma lands with a left to the head.

It looks like Gustav Ragnarson has been cut.
Tappenahomma has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Ragnarson's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Tappenahomma creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Ragnarson's defenses.
Tappenahomma landing knees to the body.
A right hand to the body from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Ragnarson's defenses.
Knees to the body from Tappenahomma.
Ragnarson has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Tappenahomma after a bit of a struggle.
Tappenahomma lands a left hand.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tappenahomma.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ragnarson jumps guard but Tappenahomma stands there with Ragnarson around his waist. Ragnarson gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Tappenahomma gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Ragnarson.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gustav Ragnarson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Tappenahomma lands a left hand that snaps the head of Ragnarson backwards.
A short right from Tappenahomma on the inside.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma digs a right hand underneath Ragnarson's ribcage. Ragnarson let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Tappenahomma digs a right hand into Ragnarson's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Ragnarson's gas tank.
Tappenahomma pushes Ragnarson back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Ragnarson tries to pull guard but Tappenahomma holds him up against the cage and eventually Ragnarson drops back down to his feet.
Tappenahomma lands a body shot in the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Tappenahomma lands a good knee to the midsection. Ragnarson won't want to take too many of those.
A right handed body shot lands from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

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

Ragnarson is rocked!

Gustav Ragnarson's cut is getting worse.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tappenahomma creates a bit of space for himself and rocks Ragnarson with a big uppercut! Ragnarson tries to clinch up but Tappenahomma pushes him back against the cage and lands another monster strike that crumples Ragnarson to the mat! Ragnarson covers up and Tappenahomma unloads with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:45 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Chief Tappenahomma!
Chief Tappenahomma 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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RATING
46%

 

Event: *T122* - Superhuman     
Date:   Jan 22, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Edogawa Conan. Tappenahomma comes to the cage accompanied by Tatanka. The crowd seem to be enjoying Conan's choice of entrance music: Detective Conan Theme. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

180 cm
26
181 lbs
12 - 3 - 2
179 cm
33
175 lbs
19 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Hellbent
MayheM sportswear

Machiavelli Boutique
MayheM sportswear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Edogawa Conan!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Donald Grub and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Conan, as that shot connected.
Conan has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Tappenahomma is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Tappenahomma waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Conan.
We've been told by Tappenahomma's head coaches at GWad's Playpen that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Conan closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Conan tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Tappenahomma swivels and escapes.
Tappenahomma jabs Conan right on the nose. Conan blinks but takes it well.
Tappenahomma fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Conan.
Conan lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Conan misses the jab.
Conan uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tappenahomma.
Conan pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Conan looks to land a combination but Tappenahomma avoids it well.
Conan takes a swing at Tappenahomma's ribcage but misses.
Tappenahomma misses with a body punch
and Conan counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Conan throws a jab when Tappenahomma was well out of range.
Conan takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Tappenahomma drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Conan blocks the body kick.
Conan jabs Tappenahomma to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Tappenahomma slips under a jab from Conan.
Conan cracks a nice hook into Tappenahomma's ribs.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Conan.
Conan looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Conan goes for a double leg but Tappenahomma avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Tappenahomma continues to drive forward.
Chief Tappenahomma has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Edogawa Conan.
Tappenahomma connects with a crisp jab.
Tappenahomma lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Conan jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Conan looks to land a left hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range nicely.
Conan rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Tappenahomma moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Tappenahomma throws an ugly left hook that misses

and Conan counters with a nice double leg into guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Conan is stalling in the full guard.
Tappenahomma looking to hit a scissor sweep but Conan is one step ahead there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Conan throws a big elbow that misses.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Tappenahomma looking to control.
Conan tries to free his leg and advance position but Tappenahomma is retaining full guard.
Conan wants to control from the top but Tappenahomma keeps moving.
Tappenahomma is trying to control the position but Conan postures up.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Conan wants to control from the top but Tappenahomma keeps moving.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Tappenahomma punishes Conan's body with a nice straight punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Conan misses with a jab to the body
letting Tappenahomma counter with a right hand.
Tappenahomma rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Conan moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Conan fails with a takedown attempt.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tappenahomma.
Conan looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Conan jabs Tappenahomma to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Conan tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Conan is just out of range.
Conan looks to score with a jab to the body but Tappenahomma is just out of range.
Conan misses the jab.
Conan cracks Tappenahomma with a right hand to the side of the head.
Conan checks the leg kick.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick that misses.
Tappenahomma slips a jab and a cross from Conan.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Edogawa Conan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma misses with a left hand
and Conan counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

Conan manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Tappenahomma on his heels. He'll look to pass Tappenahomma's guard now, I'm sure.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Conan pushes down on Tappenahomma's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Conan missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Conan thows a huge punch but Tappenahomma dodges it nicely.
Conan scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Conan scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Conan moves into full mount! Tappenahomma won't be happy about that!
Conan lands a big elbow.
Tappenahomma wants to control but Conan is having none of it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Edogawa Conan 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.


A solid body kick from Tappenahomma.
Conan jabs Tappenahomma right on the nose. Tappenahomma blinks but takes it well.
A left lands for Conan.
Conan blocks the body kick.
Conan throws a series of punches but Tappenahomma avoids them all with ease.
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Tappenahomma works the jab nicely.
Tappenahomma connects with a solid leg kick.
Conan throws a poor cross that misses
and Tappenahomma makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Nice shot by Conan.
Nice takedown defense from Tappenahomma. No joy for Conan on that attempt.
Conan shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Tappenahomma eats them both and turns towards Conan to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Conan just misses with a punch to the body.
Tappenahomma bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
A big left from Conan misses.
It looked like Tappenahomma was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Conan chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tappenahomma can pounce on him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Conan fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Tappenahomma throws a lazy right hand but Conan sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Conan misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tappenahomma.
Conan waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Conan throws a looping overhand right but Tappenahomma ducks down to avoid it.
Conan looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Conan fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Conan throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Conan slips under a jab.
Conan throws a jab when Tappenahomma was well out of range.
Conan digs a good body shot into Tappenahomma's ribs.
Tappenahomma avoids the body shot from Conan.
Chief Tappenahomma is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Tappenahomma looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Tappenahomma tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Conan was well out of range. Poor timing from Tappenahomma.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma misses with a wild body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Conan. Tappenahomma does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tappenahomma ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tappenahomma tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Conan was well out of range. Poor timing from Tappenahomma.
Conan digs a good hook to Tappenahomma's body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A bone on bone clash there as Conan blocks the leg kick.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the side of Conan's head but Conan sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tappenahomma scores with a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Conan has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Nice defenses there by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws a jab when Conan was well out of range.
Conan moves out of range of the body kick from Tappenahomma.
Conan throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tappenahomma misses with a body kick.
Tappenahomma throws a jab but it's blocked by Conan.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma throws a body kick that misses

and Conan counters with a nice double leg into side control. Tappenahomma won't be happy with that.
Conan is looking to take a break and control but Tappenahomma is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Conan looks up at the clock and then as Tappenahomma takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Conan smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!
Conan trying to control the position but Tappenahomma is working away.
Conan tries to advance to mount but Tappenahomma denies him.
Conan throws a strike aimed at the side of Tappenahomma's head but Tappenahomma avoids it well.
Conan working the head with strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Conan wants to control but Tappenahomma is keeping him busy.
Conan passes to full mount! That's big trouble for Tappenahomma!
Tappenahomma is looking to get to half guard.
Conan looking to finish with strikes here!
Conan scoring with strikes but Tappenahomma is staying in there.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tappenahomma regains half guard.
Conan has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Conan trying to control from half guard but Tappenahomma is working away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Conan misses with an uppercut. Tappenahomma saw that one coming.
Tappenahomma throws a looping overhand right but Conan ducks down to avoid it.
Conan fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Conan swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Conan misses with a looping right.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Conan now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Tappenahomma ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Conan misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tappenahomma.
Conan displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tappenahomma throws out the jab.
An inside leg kick from Tappenahomma misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Conan throws a body punch but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Conan dives in for a single leg takedown but Tappenahomma sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Tappenahomma waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Conan.
Conan misses with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

Conan manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Tappenahomma on his heels. He'll look to pass Tappenahomma's guard now, I'm sure.
Conan looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Tappenahomma wants to sweep but no luck.
Conan scoring with some ground and pound.
Tappenahomma is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Conan is trying to get back to full guard.
Chief Tappenahomma has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Conan looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Conan moves into full guard.

Conan working for a triangle but Tappenahomma defends it easily.
Tappenahomma wants to control from the top but Conan keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma controls from within his opponent's guard.
Conan is trying to keep Tappenahomma in close.
Tappenahomma not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Conan lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Edogawa Conan is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Tappenahomma throws a couple of weedy looking strikes off his back.
Conan is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Tappenahomma wants to sweep here but Conan controlling him for the moment.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Conan trying to control the position from guard on top but Tappenahomma is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Conan stays in close to Tappenahomma's body and controls the position.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 27:30
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 27:30
Judge James Glass scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Edogawa Conan!

A relieved looking Edogawa Conan 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: *T119* - Feast of Samhain     
Date:   Jan 02, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Alexander Schelokov and Chief Tappenahomma. Schelokov's entrance music is Sirens . A fine choice. Tappenahomma has chosen Tatanka as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

175 cm
29
185 lbs
22 - 13 - 0
180 cm
25
181 lbs
11 - 3 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Conviction

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Alexander Schelokov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Colin Fotheringham and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Schelokov scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Tappenahomma on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

It looks like Chief Tappenahomma has been cut.
Schelokov throws a head kick that misses

and Tappenahomma holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Schelokov is trying to push Tappenahomma away but Tappenahomma has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.

Schelokov breaks the clinch.
Schelokov scores with a jab to the body.
Schelokov swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

Schelokov darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Schelokov missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
We've been hearing good reports from Schelokov's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Schelokov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

Schelokov seems to be looking for submissions.
Tappenahomma is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Schelokov throwing shots but Tappenahomma is blocking nicely.
Schelokov thows a huge punch but Tappenahomma dodges it nicely.
Schelokov 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.
Schelokov is trying to control. Tappenahomma wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Schelokov not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Tappenahomma wants to control but Schelokov is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Tappenahomma is staying active underneath Schelokov, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Schelokov missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Ground and pound from Schelokov.
Tappenahomma controlling the position for now.
Schelokov thows a huge punch but Tappenahomma dodges it nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Schelokov trying to control the action but Tappenahomma is working from the bottom.
Schelokov is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Tappenahomma is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Tappenahomma is looking for a sweep. Schelokov is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Tappenahomma moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Schelokov accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Schelokov throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Schelokov misses with a body kick.
Schelokov throws an off balance right hand
and Tappenahomma finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch but Schelokov is having none of it.
Schelokov gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Schelokov fails with the takedown
and Tappenahomma counters with a two punch combo.
Schelokov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tappenahomma! But no joy.
Tappenahomma lands a jab.

Schelokov is rocked!
Tappenahomma lets loose with a powerful body kick. Schelokov will feel that in the morning.
Oh Schelokov is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Schelokov leaves his chin hanging out and Tappenahomma seizes the opportunity with an uppercut! Schelokov crumbles to the floor in a heap, and the referee steps in and tends to the downed fighter! What a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:36 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Chief Tappenahomma!
Chief Tappenahomma decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: *T116* - Nirvana Arrives     
Date:   Dec 11, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Carlos Centurion. Chooooooooon! I think Tappenahomma might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Tatanka. 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
25
181 lbs
11 - 2 - 2
185 cm
28
175 lbs
19 - 4 - 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 vacant welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 19 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Carlos Centurion!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, Chris Edwards and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tappenahomma takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Centurion is looking to slow Tappenahomma down with leg kicks.
Centurion takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.

It looks like Carlos Centurion has been cut.
Tappenahomma looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Tappenahomma defending well as Centurion loads up on a big left hand.
Centurion lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Centurion looks to land a left hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range nicely.
Centurion throws a hook but Tappenahomma avoids it easily.
Tappenahomma throws a body punch but Centurion moves out of range.
Centurion looks to land a right hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range.
Tappenahomma throws an overhand right that lands on Centurion's shoulder, as Centurion tries to avoid the shot.
Tappenahomma gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Centurion has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Centurion chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tappenahomma can pounce on him.
Centurion scores with a decent looking hook.
Centurion misses with a left hand
and Tappenahomma counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tappenahomma moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Centurion ducks under a wild hook from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Centurion looks to score with a jab to the body but Tappenahomma is just out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Tappenahomma misses the target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Centurion fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Tappenahomma on the side of the head.
Centurion dodges the punch combination from Tappenahomma.
Centurion scores with a jab to the head.
Tappenahomma avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Centurion's jab looks to have found its range, popping Tappenahomma under the eye.
Centurion throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Centurion avoids the body shot from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma is looking to score with low kicks.
Tappenahomma looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Centurion thinks about the counter body kick.
Centurion fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Tappenahomma.
Centurion throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma sees it coming and moves out of range.
Tappenahomma throws a lazy right hand but Centurion sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Carlos Centurion seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Centurion tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tappenahomma is able to avoid easily.
Centurion feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tappenahomma's calf.
Tappenahomma 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.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Centurion throws the kick towards the body but Tappenahomma avoids it.
Centurion lands a jab to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Centurion lands a really nice looking cross but Tappenahomma seems unphased.
Centurion swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Centurion misses with a straight left.
Centurion throws a body kick that misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a stiff right hand.
Centurion looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Centurion fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Tappenahomma checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Centurion blocks a leg kick.
Centurion looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A telegraphed right hand from Tappenahomma misses the target.
Centurion misses with a low kick.
Tappenahomma misses with a looping left.
Tappenahomma slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Centurion uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Tappenahomma scores with a kick to the midsection.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Centurion, right into the meat.
Tappenahomma jabs at Centurion's body.
Centurion throws a half hearted mid kick.
Centurion checks the leg kick.
Nice defenses there by Centurion.
Centurion looks to land a right hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range.
Nice shot by Centurion.
Centurion explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Centurion blocks a leg kick.
Centurion works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Centurion on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Centurion lands with a shot to the body.
Jab by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Centurion lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Centurion throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Centurion takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Tappenahomma misses with a looping right.
Centurion cracks a nice hook into Tappenahomma's ribs.
Tappenahomma throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tappenahomma takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Centurion loads up on a big right hand but Tappenahomma slips the punch.
Tappenahomma lands a nice hook to Centurion's body. Centurion takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
The fighters circling - Centurion throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Centurion throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Centurion takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Centurion uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tappenahomma.
Centurion avoids a kick to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tappenahomma moves forwards but Centurion connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Centurion scores with a nice strike.
Centurion throws a lazy uppercut
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice uppercut.
Centurion's jab looks to have found its range, popping Tappenahomma under the eye.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Centurion connects with a good right hand that stumbles Tappenahomma. Tappenahomma circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
A slow jab from Tappenahomma misses its intended target.
Centurion takes a swing at Tappenahomma's ribcage but misses.
Centurion has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A bone on bone clash there as Centurion blocks the leg kick.
Tappenahomma motions for Centurion to come forward. Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tappenahomma looks for the body kick but Centurion saw that one coming.
Centurion bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Centurion throws a front kick that sends Tappenahomma stumbling back into the cage.
Centurion lands a nice shot that snaps Tappenahomma's head back.
Tappenahomma displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Centurion throws out the jab.
Tappenahomma throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Centurion is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Centurion throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Centurion connects with a single shot there.
Tappenahomma jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A good leg kick by Tappenahomma.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot
and Centurion counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma checks a low kick from Centurion.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Tappenahomma might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Centurion misses with a leg kick.
Centurion lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Tappenahomma lands a nice looking body shot.
Tappenahomma walks into a left hand.
Tappenahomma on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Carlos Centurion seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Donk. Tappenahomma catches Centurion right on the button with a cross.
Centurion takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Centurion throws a quick inside leg kick.
Centurion uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Tappenahomma digs a good hook to Centurion's body.
Tappenahomma is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Centurion goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A slow jab from Centurion misses its intended target.
Tappenahomma looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Centurion throws a jab when Tappenahomma was well out of range.
Tappenahomma fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Centurion checks it well.
Tappenahomma throws a jab but it's blocked by Centurion.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tappenahomma scores with the left hand. Centurion knows he should have avoided that one.
Tappenahomma throws a body kick that misses.
Centurion throws a low kick, looking for Tappenahomma's leg but Tappenahomma calmly moves out of range.
Centurion scores with a sloppy right hand. Tappenahomma should have avoided that one.
Centurion throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma checks it.
An attempted straight right counter from Tappenahomma misses the target.
Centurion thuds his shin into the meat of Tappenahomma's side.
Centurion is looking to land body kicks.
Tappenahomma throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Centurion bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A low kick from Centurion is predictable there
and Centurion takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Centurion scores with a shot to the body.
Centurion misses with a lunging right hand
and Tappenahomma counters with a slapping leg kick.
Tappenahomma fails to land with a series of punches.
Centurion on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Centurion misses with a hook. Tappenahomma ducked under it nicely.
Tappenahomma's jab looks to have found its range, popping Centurion under the eye.
Tappenahomma checks the leg kick nicely there.
Centurion swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Centurion moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Centurion throws a wild body kick that Tappenahomma sees coming a mile off.
Centurion throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tappenahomma.
Centurion works Tappenahomma's body with a nice hook.
Tappenahomma is looking to clinch.
Centurion moves out of range of the body kick.
Centurion feints and then cracks Tappenahomma's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Tappenahomma down.
Centurion fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Centurion avoids the body shot from Tappenahomma.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
A big right from Tappenahomma misses.
Centurion throws a poor cross that misses
letting Tappenahomma counter with a right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Good work by Centurion as he checks the leg kick.
Tappenahomma will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Tappenahomma misses the body punch
and Centurion counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A chopping leg kick lands by Centurion.
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Jab from Centurion.
A nice inside leg kick there by Centurion. That's going to slow Tappenahomma down.
Centurion lands with an uppercut that bounces Tappenahomma off the cage and back into range.
Centurion uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tappenahomma.
Centurion fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tappenahomma manages to avoid it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tappenahomma avoids a kick to the body.
Centurion has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma takes a swing at Centurion's ribcage but misses.
Jab from Centurion.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Carlos Centurion showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Carlos Centurion's cut.
That's time! Tappenahomma's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Tappenahomma swings away with a body shot that misses
and Centurion counters with a nice body kick.
A leg kick checked by Centurion.
Tappenahomma takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Centurion thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Tappenahomma if he has to take too many more of those.
Centurion moves away from the strike by Tappenahomma.
Centurion displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tappenahomma throws out the jab.
Tappenahomma swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Centurion loads up on a big right hand but Tappenahomma slips the punch.
Tappenahomma with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Centurion throws a hook but Tappenahomma avoids it easily.
Centurion staying out of range there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma loads up on a big right hand but Centurion slips the punch.
Centurion lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Tappenahomma tries to move into range but Centurion moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Centurion throws a hook but Tappenahomma avoids it easily.
Centurion fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Tappenahomma.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Centurion tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tappenahomma was well out of range. Poor timing from Centurion.
Centurion thumps Tappenahomma with a low kick.
Centurion throws a shot from downtown. Tappenahomma moves away and avoids it.
Tappenahomma looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Centurion scores with a leg kick.
Centurion tries a low kick but Tappenahomma avoids it.
Centurion connects with a leg kick. Tappenahomma looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Tappenahomma has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Tappenahomma there as he acknowledges the shot.
Centurion is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Centurion throws a nice outside leg kick.
Centurion throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Centurion takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Tappenahomma takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Tappenahomma scores with a punch to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Centurion.
Centurion connects with a crisp jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma with a jab.
Tappenahomma throws an overhand right that lands on Centurion's shoulder, as Centurion tries to avoid the shot.
Centurion lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Centurion fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Tappenahomma has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tappenahomma throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Centurion misses with a lunging right hand
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice kick to the body.
Centurion takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Tappenahomma throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Centurion counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma throws a hook but Centurion blocks it.
Centurion throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tappenahomma was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tappenahomma will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Centurion misses with an attempted mid kick.
Centurion throws a hook but Tappenahomma avoids it easily.
Tappenahomma uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Centurion.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Centurion scores with the left hand. Tappenahomma knows he should have avoided that one.
Centurion throws a lazy body kick
and Tappenahomma counters with a right hand to the body.
Tappenahomma misses with a straight right.
Centurion misses with an uppercut. Tappenahomma saw that one coming.
A low kick from Centurion is predictable there
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Centurion thinking.
Centurion thumps Tappenahomma with a low kick.
Tappenahomma misses with an uppercut.
Centurion lands a body shot.
Tappenahomma swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Centurion walks into a jab.
Tappenahomma blocks a jab.
Tappenahomma checks a low kick from Centurion.
Tappenahomma takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but Centurion moved away.
Tappenahomma throws a hook but Centurion blocks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Centurion throws a leg kick which misses Tappenahomma's front leg but catches the back leg as Tappenahomma tries to avoid it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Centurion misses with an attempted mid kick.
Tappenahomma moves out of range of the body kick.
Tappenahomma lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Centurion circles away quickly and effectively.
Tappenahomma moves out of range as Centurion throws a body kick.
Centurion misses with a body kick.
Centurion tries a low kick but Tappenahomma avoids it.
Centurion throws a low kick but Tappenahomma avoids it.
Tappenahomma checks a leg kick nicely.
Tappenahomma tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Centurion is able to avoid easily.
Centurion swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tappenahomma takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Tappenahomma moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Centurion connects with a crisp jab.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Centurion pivots, looking for a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range and Centurion settles back down.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Carlos Centurion really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Carlos Centurion's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Tappenahomma avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Centurion throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma moved away.
Centurion lands a nice looking body shot.
Centurion swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tappenahomma throws a wild body kick that Centurion sees coming a mile off.
Tappenahomma moves out of range as Centurion strikes.
Centurion takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
A solid leg kick lands there for Tappenahomma.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Centurion, as that shot connected.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick that is checked
and Centurion counters with a nice low kick that buckles Tappenahomma's knee momentarily.
Centurion takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Centurion throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Centurion pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tappenahomma looks to land a right hand but Centurion moved out of range.
Centurion throws a half hearted mid kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tappenahomma slips under a jab from Centurion.
Centurion slips a jab from Tappenahomma.
Centurion is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Tappenahomma with a body shot.
Tappenahomma throws a push kick but Centurion slaps the foot to one side.
Tappenahomma throws a low kick, looking for Centurion's leg but Centurion calmly moves out of range.
Tappenahomma lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Centurion throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tappenahomma.
Centurion keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Centurion is looking to chop away at Tappenahomma's legs.
Tappenahomma swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Tappenahomma ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Centurion moves away.
Centurion throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
A little feinted left hand from Tappenahomma on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tappenahomma steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Centurion.
Centurion wants to land a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range.
Centurion with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Centurion misses with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Centurion lands with a cross.
Tappenahomma buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Tappenahomma misses with a body kick.
Nice body punch from Tappenahomma.
Jab by Centurion.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma throws a poor cross that misses
and Centurion counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Centurion doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Centurion throws a nice outside leg kick.

Tappenahomma moves into the clinch.
Centurion utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Knees to the body from Centurion.
Centurion lands a nice shot to the body.
Nice elbow from Centurion.

It looks like Chief Tappenahomma has been cut.
Centurion lands a body shot in the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Centurion tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tappenahomma's elbow.
Centurion misses with a knee strike.
Centurion is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Tappenahomma is defending well for now.
Tappenahomma misses with the head strike.
Centurion misses with a knee strike.
A nice left hand lands by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Tappenahomma landing knees to the body.
Tappenahomma blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Centurion tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tappenahomma's elbow.
Centurion putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Tappenahomma in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Tappenahomma is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Centurion is defending well for now.
Centurion misses with a hook to the ribs.
Centurion lands a damaging elbow.
Tappenahomma swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Centurion trying to land knees to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A shot in the inside from Tappenahomma.
Centurion missing with knees to the body.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with an uppercut but Centurion uses good head movement to avoid it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A right handed body shot lands from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands with a right to the head.
Carlos Centurion seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Centurion blocks the elbow strike.
Centurion swings wildly with an uppercut but Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid it.
Centurion misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside that Centurion shrugs off.
Tappenahomma lands a body shot in the clinch.
Tappenahomma managing to block the knees to the body from Centurion.
Tappenahomma takes an elbow to the temple.
Tappenahomma lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Centurion backwards.
A shot in the inside from Centurion.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Carlos Centurion will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
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!


Centurion takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Tappenahomma is looking to slow Centurion down with leg kicks.
Tappenahomma pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Centurion throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma sees it coming and moves out of range.
Centurion misses with a kick to the body
and Tappenahomma counters with a straight right hand.
Tappenahomma throws a body punch but Centurion moves out of range.
A slow jab from Centurion misses its intended target.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Centurion.
Centurion scores with a nice right hand.
Tappenahomma buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma scores with a spinning back kick!
Centurion throws a low kick, looking for Tappenahomma's leg but Tappenahomma calmly moves out of range.
Tappenahomma is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Centurion.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tappenahomma. Centurion does a little dance to reset his feet.
Centurion was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
It seemed like Centurion was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Centurion lands a jab.
Centurion misses with a looping right.
Tappenahomma was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Centurion is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma scores with a jab to the jaw.
Tappenahomma takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Centurion connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Tappenahomma's hands.
Nice shot by Centurion.
Centurion throws a right hand that misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a stiff right hand.
Centurion blocks the body kick.
Tappenahomma throws a jab when Centurion was well out of range.
Tappenahomma waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Centurion.
Centurion throws a leg kick which misses Tappenahomma's front leg but catches the back leg as Tappenahomma tries to avoid it.
Centurion thows a leg kick but Tappenahomma checks it
and Tappenahomma counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A left lands for Tappenahomma.
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!
Tappenahomma throws out a loose jab but Centurion uses good head movement to avoid it.
Chief Tappenahomma has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma connects with a body shot.
Tappenahomma pushes Centurion away with a front kick.
Tappenahomma misses with a low kick.
Tappenahomma throws a lazy right hand but Centurion sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but Centurion checks it.
Tappenahomma moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Centurion connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Centurion avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A left lands for Centurion.
Tappenahomma takes one to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick that misses.
A punch lands to the side of Tappenahomma 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Centurion connects with a solid leg kick.
Centurion lands a jab to the nose.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma throws a looping overhand right but Centurion ducks down to avoid it.
Centurion was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.

Tappenahomma darts in and clinches Centurion up against the cage.
Tappenahomma tries a body shot but Centurion blocks it.
Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Centurion blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Centurion lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Tappenahomma backwards.
Centurion throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Tappenahomma blocks it with crossed arms.
A nice right hand lands inside from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma tries a knee to the head but Centurion blocks it.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Centurion.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
Tappenahomma throws an elbow but it's blocked.
A nice left hand lands by Centurion.
Tappenahomma with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Tappenahomma misses with a body punch.
Centurion throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Centurion is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Tappenahomma is defending well for now.
Centurion avoids a wild elbow strike from Tappenahomma.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Centurion landing some nice looking knees to the body.
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.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tappenahomma dodges an elbow strike from Centurion.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow.
With the fighters up against the cage, Centurion throws an elbow but misses.
Centurion working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Centurion scores a nice knee to the body.
Tappenahomma managing to block the knees to the body from Centurion.
Carlos Centurion is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Tappenahomma managing to block the knees to the body from Centurion.
Tappenahomma goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Centurion is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Tappenahomma is defending well for now.
A short right from Centurion.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tappenahomma.
Centurion misses with a short punch on the inside.
Centurion on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Tappenahomma throws a head punch that misses.
A shot in the inside from Centurion.
Tappenahomma swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tappenahomma missing with knees to the body.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Carlos Centurion.
Well Centurion 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 45:50
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 46:49
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Carlos Centurion!

Carlos Centurion is the new welterweight champion!
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Event: Imperial 49     
Date:   Oct 09, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and George Pedro. Tappenahomma comes to the cage accompanied by Tatanka. 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
24
183 lbs
11 - 2 - 1
176 cm
24
178 lbs
12 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, George Pedro!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Albert Achterberg and Saam Ante.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Pedro attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tappenahomma seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Pedro is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Pedro uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tappenahomma.
Pedro keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma backing away here, and Pedro unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Pedro tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tappenahomma was well out of range. Poor timing from Pedro.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Tappenahomma enables Pedro to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Tappenahomma manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
Tappenahomma utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Tappenahomma utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Pedro throwing strikes from guard but Tappenahomma blocks nicely.
Pedro missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pedro tries to free his leg and advance position but Tappenahomma is retaining full guard.
Pedro works over Tappenahomma with some ground and pound from guard.
Pedro with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pedro works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Pedro is looking to take a break and control but Tappenahomma is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Pedro not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Pedro throws a strike but Tappenahomma avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Pedro is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Pedro throws a big elbow that misses.
Pedro trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Pedro trying to control but Tappenahomma is working from the bottom.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Decent striking displayed by Tappenahomma there.
Tappenahomma motions for Pedro to come forward. Tappenahomma throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Pedro feints the counter takedown.
Pedro lands a leg kick that knocks Tappenahomma off balance momentarily.
Pedro scoring well with a low kick there.

Pedro closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Pedro with the ground and pound but Tappenahomma regains half guard under the barage of strikes.
Tappenahomma avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Pedro.
Nice strikes from Pedro there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pedro is looking to pass Tappenahomma's guard but actually Tappenahomma recovers to full guard.
Pedro wants to control from the top but Tappenahomma keeps moving.
Pedro looking to pass the guard.
Pedro throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Pedro trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Pedro throws an elbow that misses. Tappenahomma uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Pedro's guard. Nice move by Tappenahomma!


That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pedro has Tappenahomma pulled in close to control his posture.
Pedro's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
Tappenahomma tries to free his leg and advance position but Pedro is retaining full guard.
Pedro has Tappenahomma pulled in close to control his posture.
Pedro 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.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Pedro has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Pedro is continuing to stall.

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

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


Pedro misses with a two punch combination.
Tappenahomma moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

Pedro gets a takedown into half guard.
Pedro looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Tappenahomma with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Tappenahomma wants to control but Pedro is keeping busy.
Pedro thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Tappenahomma's head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma wants to improve his position but Pedro is controlling well.
Tappenahomma is working hard here to advance position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma is staying active underneath Pedro, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Pedro not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Pedro thows a huge punch but Tappenahomma dodges it nicely.
Pedro has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Pedro wants to control but Tappenahomma is keeping him busy.
Tappenahomma regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Pedro.
Tappenahomma keeping moving, preventing Pedro from controlling successfully.
Pedro postures up in Tappenahomma's guard and throws a big left but Tappenahomma blocks it.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Tappenahomma holds on and takes a little breather.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Pedro throws a sloppy head kick and Tappenahomma moves out of range easily.
Pedro throws out a leg kick but Tappenahomma moves out of range and Pedro only half commits.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Pedro ducks under a wild hook from Tappenahomma.
Pedro lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Tappenahomma throws a lazy right hand but Pedro sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A swing and a miss from Tappenahomma.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tappenahomma.
Pedro turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
George Pedro seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Tappenahomma fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Pedro manages to avoid it.
Pedro throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A big left from Tappenahomma misses.
Pedro fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Tappenahomma has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Pedro looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Tappenahomma appears to be looking for a big counter.
Pedro throws a chopping leg kick but Tappenahomma manages to avoid taking any serious damage.

Pedro looking to score a takedown here. Tappenahomma is defending well but Pedro drives through and ends up in Tappenahomma's guard.
George Pedro has got the better of the ground game so far.
Tappenahomma looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Pedro puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pedro wants to take a breather but Tappenahomma is having none of it.
Pedro wants to free his trapped foot but Tappenahomma is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Pedro is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard.
Pedro in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Pedro throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Tappenahomma works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Pedro trying to control but Tappenahomma is working from the bottom.
Tappenahomma is trying to keep Pedro in close.

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.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Tappenahomma holds on and takes a little breather.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Pedro throwing strikes from guard but Tappenahomma blocks nicely.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Tappenahomma throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Tappenahomma backing away here, and Pedro unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
George Pedro seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tappenahomma takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Tappenahomma avoids the head kick by Pedro.
A little feinted left hand from Tappenahomma on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Tappenahomma takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
A bone on bone clash there as Tappenahomma blocks the leg kick.
A little feinted left hand from Tappenahomma on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A good leg kick by Pedro.
Tappenahomma ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Pedro moves away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tappenahomma fails to land with a series of punches.
Pedro gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Tappenahomma.
Pedro blocks a low kick nicely.
Pedro blocks a low kick nicely.
Pedro fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.

Pedro shoots in and gets a takedown into Tappenahomma's guard.
Tappenahomma looking for a sweep. Not yet Tappenahomma, not yet.
Tappenahomma seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pedro stands up over Tappenahomma, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Tappenahomma utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Pedro accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pedro with a flurry of punches that miss.
Pedro trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Pedro pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Tappenahomma is keeping the position for now.
Pedro throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Pedro changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Tappenahomma tries to avoid it but Pedro manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Tappenahomma to the ground. Tappenahomma escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
The crowd cheers as Pedro lands an impressive looking overhand right. Tappenahomma doesn't seem phased though.
Pedro waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tappenahomma.
Pedro throws a leg kick that is checked
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice leg kick.
Pedro is looking to chop away at Tappenahomma's legs.
Pedro connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Tappenahomma connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Pedro throws a sloppy head kick and Tappenahomma moves out of range easily.
Pedro misses with a head kick.
Tappenahomma stuns Pedro with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tappenahomma checks a low kick from Pedro.
Pedro throws a leg kick that misses.
Tappenahomma is looking to counter punch.
Tappenahomma takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Pedro tries for a takedown but Tappenahomma sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Chief Tappenahomma has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of George Pedro.
Tappenahomma connects with a solid leg kick.
Pedro fails to land the takedown.
Tappenahomma throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Pedro stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Chief Tappenahomma is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tappenahomma. That's going to slow Pedro down.
Tappenahomma checks the leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pedro with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick that misses.
Pedro drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tappenahomma defends it well.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Pedro.
Pedro avoids a punch combination nicely.

Pedro clinches up against the cage.
Knees in the clinch landing for Tappenahomma.
Pedro misses with a punch to the body.
Pedro tries a body shot but Tappenahomma blocks it.
Pedro has a couple of punches blocked by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Pedro on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Pedro tries to score a body lock takedown but Tappenahomma shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Pedro misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tappenahomma lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Pedro blocking some punches.
Pedro avoiding damage as Tappenahomma throws knees to the body.
Pedro can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.
Tappenahomma lands a hook that snaps the head of Pedro backwards.
Pedro has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Tappenahomma seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Pedro can turn it around.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Pedro goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Pedro avoiding damage as Tappenahomma throws knees to the body.
Tappenahomma throws an elbow that misses.
Tappenahomma tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Pedro.
Pedro misses with a punch on the inside.
Pedro struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
Tappenahomma throws an elbow that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma clearly takes that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Tappenahomma misses with a straight right.
Pedro throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma 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.
Tappenahomma swings and misses with a hook to the body.

Tappenahomma clinches.
Tappenahomma misses with a short punch on the inside.
Pedro misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Pedro avoiding damage as Tappenahomma throws knees to the body.
A right hand to the body from Tappenahomma.
Pedro swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tappenahomma throws an elbow but it misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pedro blocks the elbow strike.
A short body shot lands from Pedro as the two fighters clinch.
Pedro pushes Tappenahomma back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Pedro.
Tappenahomma lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Pedro backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pedro misses with the head strike.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook from the clinch.
A right handed body shot lands from Pedro.
Pedro gets through Tappenahomma's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Pedro misses with a body punch.
Pedro lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Pedro is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Pedro changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Tappenahomma fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Tappenahomma lands a lovely overhand right.

Pedro scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
Pedro is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Pedro trying to mount his opponent but Tappenahomma defends it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Pedro throws a strike but Tappenahomma avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Pedro wants to control from the top but Tappenahomma keeps moving.
Pedro sitting in guard here, content to control.
Pedro trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Pedro throwing strikes but missing.
Pedro throwing strikes but missing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pedro throwing strikes but missing.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Pedro shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Pedro wants to land a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range.
Pedro uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tappenahomma.
Pedro misses with a straight left.
Tappenahomma is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Pedro.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Pedro.
Pedro throws a push kick but Tappenahomma slaps the foot to one side.
Pedro is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tappenahomma.
Pedro misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Tappenahomma tried to counter with a leg kick but Pedro avoided it.
Pedro misses with an uppercut.
Tappenahomma 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.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pedro throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Pedro is trying hard to land a takedown here. Tappenahomma sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Chief Tappenahomma has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of George Pedro.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Pedro is just out of range.
Nice jab there from Pedro.
Pedro throws a lazy head kick
and Tappenahomma counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Pedro tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Pedro is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Tappenahomma connects with a good right hand that stumbles Pedro. Pedro circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Pedro throws a head kick that misses.
A head kick by Pedro misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a straight right hand.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Pedro fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Tappenahomma avoids the body shot from Pedro.
Pedro swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Tappenahomma misses with a straight left.
Tappenahomma throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but George Pedro will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Tappenahomma's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Pedro misses the jab.
Tappenahomma is looking to counter punch.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tappenahomma. Pedro does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick which misses Pedro's front leg but catches the back leg as Pedro tries to avoid it.
Tappenahomma connects with an inside leg kick.
Tappenahomma lands with a nice body kick.
Pedro misses with a body shot.
Pedro gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
A slow jab from Pedro misses its intended target.
Pedro defending well as Tappenahomma loads up on a big left hand.
Tappenahomma throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tappenahomma, right into the meat.
Pedro misses with a takedown attempt - Tappenahomma sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Pedro on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma avoids the body shot from Pedro.
Tappenahomma is looking to counter punch.
Pedro throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Tappenahomma jabs Pedro to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Tappenahomma ducks right into an uppercut from Pedro.
A good leg kick by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands an overhand right.
Pedro throws a series of punches but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma scores with a sloppy right hand. Pedro should have avoided that one.
Pedro misses with a lunging right hand
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice body kick.
A low kick from Pedro misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Pedro tries a head kick but it misses.
Tappenahomma throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Pedro sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tappenahomma looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Pedro looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook. Pedro ducked under it nicely.
Chief Tappenahomma has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pedro tries to land a front kick but Tappenahomma steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Tappenahomma uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Pedro.
Tappenahomma connects with a crisp jab.
Pedro wants to land a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range.
Tappenahomma on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Pedro. Pedro obviously looking to wear him down.
Pedro gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
enabling Tappenahomma to counter with a crisp jab.
Pedro slips under a jab from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tappenahomma throws an overhand right that lands on Pedro's shoulder, as Pedro tries to avoid the shot.
Tappenahomma throws an overhand right that lands on Pedro's shoulder, as Pedro tries to avoid the shot.
Pedro misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Tappenahomma throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Pedro on the side of the head.
Pedro looks for a takedown but Tappenahomma sprawls well.
Chief Tappenahomma has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of George Pedro.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma throws a body kick that misses.
Pedro misses with a straight right.
Tappenahomma loads up on a big right hand but Pedro slips the punch.
Pedro takes a swing at Tappenahomma's ribcage but misses.
Pedro lands a high kick!
Pedro scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Tappenahomma will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Tappenahomma fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Pedro has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
A leg kick checked by Tappenahomma.
Pedro throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Tappenahomma half committed to a counter leg kick.
Jab, jab by Tappenahomma - just one landing.
Tappenahomma pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Pedro ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tappenahomma blocks a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pedro pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Tappenahomma is looking to counter punch.

Pedro shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Tappenahomma napping and manages to drive through into side control!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Pedro misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.
Tappenahomma can't do much from the bottom here.
Pedro working the ground and pound but Tappenahomma is defending the strikes.
Pedro in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
You can see the frustration on Tappenahomma's face as Pedro controls the position.
Pedro throwing ground and pound but whilst doing so, he forgets to control position and Tappenahomma works his way back to half guard. Good composure under pressure.
Pedro is nestled in close to Tappenahomma, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.

And that's the end of the fight!
Chief Tappenahomma showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Pedro has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 48:48
Judge Albert Achterberg scores the fight 47:48
Judge Saam Ante scores the fight 48:47

The fight is ruled a draw!

Chief Tappenahomma 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: LEGACY! 13     
Date:   Sep 26, 2015

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Patrick Brody and Chief Tappenahomma. Tappenahomma has chosen Tatanka as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

185 cm
23
192 lbs
13 - 2 - 0
180 cm
24
183 lbs
10 - 2 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Patrick Brody!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
The judges for this bout are William Peck, Elvis Blanc and Steve Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brody throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Tappenahomma counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Brody blocks a low kick nicely.
Tappenahomma jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Brody is looking to counter punch.
Tappenahomma throws the left hand but Brody avoids the punch easily.
We've been hearing reports that Brody has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Tappenahomma is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Brody.
Tappenahomma avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tappenahomma fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Tappenahomma throws a body shot but no joy.
Tappenahomma misses with an uppercut.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot.
Brody feinted there with a counter leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Tappenahomma.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brody misses with a body shot.
Brody uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Tappenahomma avoids a kick to the body.
Tappenahomma tries to close the distance and clinch but Brody swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Brody is looking to counter punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brody throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tappenahomma lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Tappenahomma swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Brody misses the shot to the body.

Tappenahomma pushes Brody up against the cage in a clinch.
Brody throws an elbow that misses.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tappenahomma misses with the head strike.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
A short body shot lands from Brody as the two fighters clinch.

Brody jumps guard and drags Tappenahomma to the mat. He's obviously going to be looking for submissions off his back.

Brody had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Tappenahomma defends it easily.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Brody working for a triangle but Tappenahomma defends it easily.

Tappenahomma avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Tappenahomma stopping the sweep attempt from Brody.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brody seems keen to control Tappenahomma's posture.
Brody trying to control the position.
Brody looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Tappenahomma is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Chief Tappenahomma is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Tappenahomma bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

It looks like Patrick Brody has been cut.
Tappenahomma scores with a kick to the midsection.
Tappenahomma waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Brody.
Brody throws a combination that misses
and Tappenahomma connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tappenahomma checks a low kick from Brody.
Brody uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tappenahomma.
Brody is looking to counter with head kicks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brody takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

Brody is rocked!
Brody throws a hook but Tappenahomma avoids it easily.
Brody is looking to land body kicks.
Brody throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Brody takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tappenahomma. Brody does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tappenahomma misses with a body kick.
Brody cracks a nice hook into Tappenahomma's ribs.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Brody throws a good cross that connects.
Brody uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tappenahomma.
Brody blocks a jab.
Brody jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Brody lands with a kick to the temple. Tappenahomma shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Tappenahomma has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Tappenahomma fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Brody is out of range.
Tappenahomma ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Brody moves away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Patrick Brody's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.



Tappenahomma gets a clinch.
Brody misses with a punch to the body.
Brody creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Brody misses with an elbow strike.
Brody swings away with an uppercut that misses.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Brody.
Brody tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A left hand lands to the body for Tappenahomma.
Brody tries to pull guard but Tappenahomma holds him up against the cage and eventually Brody drops back down to his feet.
Brody lands a damaging elbow.

It looks like Chief Tappenahomma has been cut.
Brody misses with a punch to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brody lands a left hand.
Brody misses with a hook from the clinch.
Brody misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Brody can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.
Tappenahomma is leaning against Brody and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Brody presses Tappenahomma against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Brody.
Brody lands a left hand.
Tappenahomma lands an uppercut.
Tappenahomma scores with a hook to the body.
Tappenahomma digs a right hand underneath Brody's ribcage. Brody let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Brody throws an elbow that misses.
Nice body punch from Brody.
Tappenahomma fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Brody throws an elbow that misses.
Brody tries to throw a body punch but Tappenahomma avoids it by throwing Brody back against the cage.
Tappenahomma lands a nice shot to the body.
A hook to the body from Tappenahomma.
A hook to the body from Tappenahomma.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Brody working aggressively here.
Tappenahomma works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow.
Tappenahomma lands a damaging elbow.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Brody throws an elbow but it misses.
Tappenahomma avoids the elbow strike from Brody, against the cage.
Tappenahomma gets through Brody's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma pushes Brody back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
A right handed body shot lands from Tappenahomma.
Brody misses with the head strike.
Brody tries a body shot but Tappenahomma blocks it.
Brody misses with a punch to the body.
Brody misses with a hook from the clinch.
Brody fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma misses with the head strike.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Tappenahomma tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Brody's elbow.
Brody lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Brody backwards.
A short left from Brody.
A left hand lands to the body for Tappenahomma.
Brody creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Brody throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Brody throws an elbow that misses.
Tappenahomma gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
A right handed body shot lands from Tappenahomma.
Chief Tappenahomma seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Tappenahomma swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tappenahomma looking to throw knees to the head but Brody is blocking nicely.
A shot in the inside from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma blocks an elbow strike from Brody.
Tappenahomma throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A left hand lands to the body for Tappenahomma.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Oh Brody is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Tappenahomma utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Brody seems to have got his legs back now.
Tappenahomma lands with a light punch inside.
Brody lands an elbow inside.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Tappenahomma lands a knee to the body.
Tappenahomma blocking some punches.
Tappenahomma lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Brody misses with a punch on the inside.
Brody lands an elbow that stopped Tappenahomma in his tracks for a moment.
Tappenahomma throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Tappenahomma working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Tappenahomma working aggressively here.
Brody tries to throw a body punch but Tappenahomma avoids it by throwing Brody back against the cage.
Brody pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Tappenahomma moves away from the strike by Brody.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch but Brody moves out of range.
Brody throws a head kick that misses

and Tappenahomma counters by moving into the clinch.
Tappenahomma can't find room to land a body shot as Brody controls the action.
Tappenahomma lands an uppercut.
Tappenahomma working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Brody blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Tappenahomma takes an elbow to the temple.
Brody goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tappenahomma blocks an elbow strike from Brody.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tappenahomma.
Brody jumps guard but Tappenahomma stands there with Brody around his waist. Brody gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Brody avoiding damage as Tappenahomma throws knees to the body.
Tappenahomma trying to land knees to the body.
Brody misses with a punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma lands an uppercut.
Brody lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tappenahomma backwards.
Brody lands a shot to the body.
Tappenahomma has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma scores with a shoulder strike.
Brody misses with a shot to the kidneys.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Brody.
Tappenahomma lands a right hand that snaps the head of Brody backwards.
Brody misses with a short punch on the inside.

Brody pulls guard.
Tappenahomma is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Brody looking to control but Tappenahomma passes into half guard.
Brody is looking to improve his position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma controlling the pace.
Tappenahomma prevents Brody from improving his position.

Brody is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Tappenahomma pulls his head out easily.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Tappenahomma is thwarting Brody's attempts to control the position.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Tappenahomma finds it's way through Brody's defenses.
Brody misses with a hook. Tappenahomma ducked under it nicely.
Tappenahomma feints a counter leg kick.
Brody connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Tappenahomma blocks a low kick nicely.
Brody lands the left hand.
Tappenahomma throws the left hand but Brody avoids the punch easily.
Brody tried to counter with a leg kick but Tappenahomma avoided it.
Brody misses with a body kick.
Brody chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tappenahomma can pounce on him.
A leg kick checked by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Tappenahomma scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

Tappenahomma drops Brody with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but Brody looks back up at him and smiles so Tappenahomma waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Brody keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brody swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Brody fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range.
Tappenahomma cracks Brody on the jaw with a powerful right hand and Brody falls backwards against the cage. Tappenahomma follows up with more strikes that drop Brody to his knees. Tappenahomma keeps the pressure on and the referee jumps in to save Brody! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:17 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Chief Tappenahomma!
A victorious Chief Tappenahomma 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: Imperial 43     
Date:   Aug 29, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Chiku Maneno. Tappenahomma kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Tatanka. Chief Tappenahomma had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

180 cm
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182 lbs
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177 lbs
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Chiku Maneno!
The judges for this bout are Nard Betker, Albert Achterberg and Saam Ante.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A shot to the liver by Maneno. Beautiful body shot.
Maneno ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tappenahomma moves away.
Tappenahomma throws a big counter combination but Maneno scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Maneno has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Maneno.
Maneno has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Maneno there as he acknowledges the shot.
A jab from Tappenahomma finds it's way through Maneno's defenses.
Tappenahomma cracks the inside of Maneno's front leg.
Maneno ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tappenahomma moves away.
Maneno chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tappenahomma can pounce on him.
Tappenahomma looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A low kick from Tappenahomma misses
and Maneno cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Maneno throws the left hand but Tappenahomma avoids the punch easily.
Maneno throws a big shot that misses.
Maneno misses with a wild body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Maneno jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Maneno, as that shot connected.
Maneno misses with a lunging right hand
and Tappenahomma counters with a right hand to the body.
Maneno throws an overhand right that lands on Tappenahomma's shoulder, as Tappenahomma tries to avoid the shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maneno takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Maneno scores with a punch to the head.
Maneno lands a nice shot to the body.
Maneno ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tappenahomma moves away.
Tappenahomma misses with a wild body shot.
Maneno swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma throws a jab but it's blocked by Maneno.
Tappenahomma works the jab nicely.
Maneno tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tappenahomma was well out of range. Poor timing from Maneno.
Tappenahomma slips under a jab.
Tappenahomma cracks Maneno with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Tappenahomma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Maneno.
Nice shot by Maneno.

Tappenahomma closes the distance and pushes Maneno back into the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Maneno is looking to break free of the clinch but Tappenahomma has double underhooks.
Tappenahomma using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Maneno has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice elbow from Tappenahomma.
Maneno wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Tappenahomma with a knee to the head.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside.

It looks like Chiku Maneno has been cut.
Maneno's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Tappenahomma working Maneno over with knees to the body.
Maneno has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Tappenahomma putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Maneno in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Maneno looks winded!
Tappenahomma unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Maneno working hard to break the clinch.
Tappenahomma comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Tappenahomma tries a body shot but Maneno blocks it.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow.
Maneno working hard to break the clinch.
Maneno wants to get back to striking at distance but Tappenahomma won't allow it.
Tappenahomma lands on the inside with an uppercut.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Maneno is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Maneno wants to get back to striking at distance but Tappenahomma won't allow it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma gets through Maneno's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Maneno can't break the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Maneno backwards.
Maneno is trying to break the clinch but Tappenahomma is controlling him.
A hook to the body from Tappenahomma.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma scores with a shoulder strike.
Good body shot from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow that stopped Maneno in his tracks for a moment.
Maneno wants to break the clinch but can't.
Maneno working hard to break the clinch.
Maneno wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Tappenahomma has him pressed against the cage.
Tappenahomma misses with a punch to the body.
Maneno is trying to break the clinch but Tappenahomma is controlling him.
A right handed body shot lands from Tappenahomma.
Maneno wants to break free but Tappenahomma has control.
Maneno wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Tappenahomma has him pressed against the cage.
Tappenahomma gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Maneno has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Tappenahomma prevents Maneno from breaking the clinch.
Tappenahomma scores with a knee to the head.

That has opened up Chiku Maneno's cut even more.
Tappenahomma lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Maneno wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Tappenahomma has him pressed against the cage.
Tappenahomma lands a good knee to the midsection. Maneno won't want to take too many of those.
Tappenahomma landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Tappenahomma lands with a right to the head.
Tappenahomma lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

Maneno is rocked!
Tappenahomma gets through Maneno's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Maneno is still on wobbly legs! Can Tappenahomma finish him?
Maneno has had enough of the clinch but Tappenahomma keeps him there for the moment.
Tappenahomma lands a body shot in the clinch.
Maneno seems to have recovered his senses.
Maneno tries to break free but Tappenahomma pushes him back against the cage.
Tappenahomma prevents Maneno from breaking the clinch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tappenahomma scores with a knee to the head.
Knees to the body from Tappenahomma.
Nice elbow from Tappenahomma.
Maneno takes an elbow to the forehead.
Tappenahomma makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Chiku Maneno's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!



Tappenahomma rushes Maneno and presses him up against the cage.

Maneno breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Tappenahomma connects with a solid leg kick.
Maneno throws a predictable looking body shot

and Tappenahomma counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Tappenahomma lands a hook that snaps the head of Maneno backwards.
Nice body punch from Tappenahomma.
Maneno can't break the clinch.
Maneno wants to get back to striking at distance but Tappenahomma won't allow it.
Tappenahomma putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Maneno in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Maneno is trying to break the clinch but Tappenahomma has him pressed against the cage.
Knees to the body from Tappenahomma.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Tappenahomma obliges.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tappenahomma digs a right hand into Maneno's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Maneno's gas tank.
Tappenahomma lands a right hand that snaps the head of Maneno backwards.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow that stopped Maneno in his tracks for a moment.
Maneno is breathing heavily.

Maneno's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Tappenahomma lands with a good body shot.
Chiku Maneno seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maneno takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Tappenahomma with a nice cross.
Tappenahomma smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Tappenahomma darts in and lands a big hook, right on the button! Maneno's legs crumble underneath him as he falls to the canvas! The ref tackles Tappenahomma before he gets to land any more shots to his stricken foe.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:21 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Chief Tappenahomma!
Chief Tappenahomma retains his welterweight title!
An out of breath Chief Tappenahomma 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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64%

 

Event: Imperial: Superfight series 2     
Date:   Aug 15, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Justin Cider . Tappenahomma comes to the ring accompanied by Tatanka. Cider has chosen The Winner as his entrance music. This should be a great matchup!

180 cm
24
182 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
172 cm
24
154 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Justin Cider !
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Nard Betker and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cider changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Tappenahomma takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Cider misses with the combination.
Tappenahomma was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Cider pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tappenahomma half committed to a counter leg kick.

Cider closes the distance and clinches.
Tappenahomma avoiding damage as Cider throws knees to the body.
Cider tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Cider tries a body shot but Tappenahomma blocks it.
Tappenahomma lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the ropes.
Cider struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
I was talking to Tappenahomma's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Cider takes an elbow to the forehead.
Cider is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tappenahomma scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Tappenahomma lands a damaging elbow.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cider is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Tappenahomma is defending well for now.
Cider tries a body shot but Tappenahomma blocks it.
Tappenahomma tries a knee to the head but Cider blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Tappenahomma pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the ropes.
Tappenahomma avoiding damage as Cider throws knees to the body.
Cider tries to land knees in the clinch but Tappenahomma avoids the damage to the body.
Cider lands a good knee to the midsection. Tappenahomma won't want to take too many of those.
A nice left hand lands by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma scores with a hook to the body.
Cider lands a good knee to the midsection. Tappenahomma won't want to take too many of those.
Cider missing with knees to the body.
Cider tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Tappenahomma avoids it.
Tappenahomma doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tappenahomma lands with a short shot to the head.
Cider can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.
Tappenahomma lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Cider backwards.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cider prevents a body shot from Tappenahomma.
Cider on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Tappenahomma throws a knee to the head but misses.
Tappenahomma on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cider misses with a hook to the ribs.
Cider misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Cider prevents a body shot from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma takes a shot to the head.
Cider on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Cider misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Knees in the clinch landing for Cider .
Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Cider landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Cider pushes Tappenahomma back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A short right from Tappenahomma.
Cider on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Cider throws a knee to the head but misses.
Cider lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Tappenahomma.
Cider swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tappenahomma digs a right hand into Cider 's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Cider 's gas tank.
Cider doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma looking to throw knees to the head but Cider is blocking nicely.
Cider tries to throw a body punch but Tappenahomma avoids it by throwing Cider back against the ropes.
Cider lands a shot to the body.
Tappenahomma being controlled against the ropes.
Cider is pushing Tappenahomma up against the ropes, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Cider receives a warning from the referee for stalling.
Cider doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Cider blocks an elbow strike.
Tappenahomma struggles to land a body shot inside as Cider controls his hands.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Cider avoids it.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Cider .
Tappenahomma blocks a body shot from Cider .
A right handed body shot lands from Cider .
Cider lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the ropes.
Cider lands a knee to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Cider avoids it.
Cider takes a knee to the side of the body.
Cider working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Cider tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Tappenahomma avoids it.
A shot in the inside from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma tries to throw a body punch but Cider avoids it by throwing Tappenahomma back against the ropes.
Cider tries a knee to the head but Tappenahomma blocks it.
Tappenahomma pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the ropes.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tappenahomma lands a hook that snaps the head of Cider backwards.
Tappenahomma doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Cider unloads a knee to the mid-section. Tappenahomma lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Cider has thrown a lot of knees so far in this fight and we're lead to believe that's something he's been working on the gym prior to this fight.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
A nice left hand lands by Cider .
Cider missing with knees to the body.
A hook to the body from Cider .
Tappenahomma blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Tappenahomma obliges.
Tappenahomma scores with an uppercut up the middle.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Cider missing with knees to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Cider misses with a body shot.
Tappenahomma looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Tappenahomma looks to land a left hand but Cider moved out of range nicely.
Cider takes a swing at Tappenahomma's ribcage but misses.
Tappenahomma feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Tappenahomma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Cider .
Cider throws a nice inside leg kick.
Tappenahomma connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Cider momentarily.
Cider misses the shot to the body.
Cider has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tappenahomma.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice inside leg kick there by Cider . That's going to slow Tappenahomma down.
Nice shot lands for Cider .
Cider throws a head kick but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tappenahomma 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 Cider has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Cider and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Cider wants to counter with a clinch but Tappenahomma pushes him away.
A solid leg kick lands there for Cider .

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cider misses with a wild body shot.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Tappenahomma, as that shot connected.

Cider clinches.
Cider tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tappenahomma's elbow.
Tappenahomma has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Tappenahomma can't find room to land a body shot as Cider controls the action.
Cider throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Cider blocks the elbow strike.
A hook to the body from Tappenahomma.
Cider doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tappenahomma blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Cider doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tappenahomma lands an uppercut.
Tappenahomma on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Cider missing with knees to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a body punch.
Tappenahomma scores with an uppercut up the middle.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cider tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Cider takes an elbow to the temple.
Nice body punch from Tappenahomma.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cider throws a head punch that misses.
Tappenahomma working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Cider takes a knee right on the jaw!

Cider is rocked!
Cider misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Cider blocks the elbow strike.
Cider tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with an uppercut but Cider uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tappenahomma avoiding damage as Cider throws knees to the body.
Cider looking to throw knees to the head but Tappenahomma is blocking nicely.
Tappenahomma lands a body shot.
Cider lands a body shot.
Cider putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Tappenahomma in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Cider .
Tappenahomma on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Cider avoids it.
Cider with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Tappenahomma lands a damaging elbow.
Cider working aggressively here.
Tappenahomma comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Tappenahomma gets through Cider 's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma struggles to land a body shot inside as Cider controls his hands.
Tappenahomma misses with some punches.
Cider lands an uppercut.
Tappenahomma blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Tappenahomma has a couple of punches blocked by Cider .
Cider tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tappenahomma can't find room to land a body shot as Cider controls the action.
Cider works on Tappenahomma's body with a couple of short punches.
Cider tries to land knees in the clinch but Tappenahomma avoids the damage to the body.
Cider misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Cider taking a breather.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma tries to throw a body punch but Cider avoids it by throwing Tappenahomma back against the ropes.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Cider misses with the head strike.
Cider crunches a lovely knee into Tappenahomma's ribcage.
Chief Tappenahomma has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Cider digs a right hand into Tappenahomma's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Tappenahomma's gas tank.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cider misses with a punch to the body.
Cider stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Tappenahomma misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Cider .
Cider doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Cider tries to throw a body punch but Tappenahomma avoids it by throwing Cider back against the ropes.
With the fighters up against the ropes, Tappenahomma throws an elbow but misses.
Cider crunches a lovely knee into Tappenahomma's ribcage.
Cider lands a nice uppercut.
A short right from Tappenahomma.
Cider misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow just above Cider 's eye.
Tappenahomma swings away with an uppercut that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Chief Tappenahomma will probably get the nod.
That's time! Tappenahomma's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Tappenahomma is looking to slow Cider down with leg kicks.
Tappenahomma lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Cider at a distance.
Chief Tappenahomma seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tappenahomma cracks the inside of Cider 's front leg.
Tappenahomma avoids the body shot from Cider .
Cider ducks right into an uppercut from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Cider fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Cider tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Tappenahomma misses with a body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A telegraphed right hand from Tappenahomma misses the target.
Cider appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Tappenahomma scores with a sloppy right hand. Cider should have avoided that one.
A nice inside leg kick there by Cider . That's going to slow Tappenahomma down.
Cider uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tappenahomma.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Cider .
Tappenahomma digs a good hook to Cider 's body.
Cider takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Tappenahomma looks to clinch
and Cider counters with a thumping low kick.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Tappenahomma.
Cider takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
A low kick from Tappenahomma misses

and Cider holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Tappenahomma doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Cider missing with knees to the body.
Cider blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Cider putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Tappenahomma in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Cider throws a punch but it's blocked by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cider tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Tappenahomma avoids it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tappenahomma tries to land knees in the clinch but Cider avoids the damage to the body.
Cider is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Tappenahomma is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Cider makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Cider landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Cider unloads a knee to the mid-section. Tappenahomma lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
A right handed body shot lands from Cider .
Tappenahomma takes a knee to the side of the body.
Cider landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Cider lands a body shot in the clinch.
Tappenahomma on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Cider tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tappenahomma's elbow.
Tappenahomma pushes Cider back against the ropes and unloads with a body punch.
Cider misses with a knee strike.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Cider avoids it.
Tappenahomma with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cider cracks Tappenahomma with a nice body shot.
Cider tries to throw a body punch but Tappenahomma avoids it by throwing Cider back against the ropes.
Cider dodges an elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
Cider missing with knees to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a right hand that snaps the head of Cider backwards.
Cider tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tappenahomma's elbow.
A nice left hand lands by Cider .
Cider tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tappenahomma takes a knee right on the jaw!
Cider on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Cider utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Cider misses with a punch to the body.
Cider trying to control the position but instead, Tappenahomma has worked for underhooks and has pushed Cider into the ropes.
Cider swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cider tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Cider works on Tappenahomma's body with a couple of short punches.
Tappenahomma managing to block the knees to the body from Cider .
Tappenahomma on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Tappenahomma blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Cider missing with knees to the body.
Cider throws a head punch that misses.
Cider using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
A nice left hand lands by Cider .
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!
Cider lands a shot to the body.
Cider missing with knees to the body.
Knees in the clinch landing for Cider .
Tappenahomma tries to throw a body punch but Cider avoids it by throwing Tappenahomma back against the ropes.
Tappenahomma blocks a body shot from Cider .
Cider tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tappenahomma looks to land a combination but Cider avoids it well.
Cider is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Cider throws a looping overhand right but Tappenahomma ducks down to avoid it.
Tappenahomma smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Cider throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tappenahomma.
A solid body kick from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma misses the jab.
Cider misses with a body shot.
Cider with a jab.
Cider connects with an inside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big right from Tappenahomma misses.
Cider tries to counter with a clinch but Tappenahomma shakes him off and moves away.
Cider throws a nice inside leg kick.
Cider on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tappenahomma. Tappenahomma obviously looking to wear him down.
Cider swings away with a leg kick that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cider lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Cider checks a leg kick.
Tappenahomma throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Cider is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Tappenahomma rather than just go for the knockout.

Cider darts in and clinches Tappenahomma up against the ropes.
Tappenahomma misses with the head strike.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Cider obliges.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Tappenahomma managing to block the knees to the body from Cider .
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Tappenahomma prevents a body shot from Cider .
Cider pressing his opponent against the ropes.
With the fighters up against the ropes, Tappenahomma throws an elbow but misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cider avoids the elbow strike from Tappenahomma, against the ropes.
Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
A head punch on the inside from Tappenahomma fails to land.
With the fighters up against the ropes, Tappenahomma throws an elbow but misses.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Tappenahomma.
Cider scores with a shot to the side of Tappenahomma's head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Cider working Tappenahomma over with knees to the body.
Tappenahomma gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook to the ribs.
A battle for position here, against the ropes.
Cider is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Tappenahomma is defending well for now.
Tappenahomma misses with a short punch on the inside.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Tappenahomma.
Cider tries to throw a body punch but Tappenahomma avoids it by throwing Cider back against the ropes.
Cider tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A knee to the head by Tappenahomma.
Cider doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Cider tries to stall but Tappenahomma uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Cider misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Cider .
Cider tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tappenahomma's elbow.
Nice body punch from Cider .
Tappenahomma tries a body shot but Cider blocks it.
Cider lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Cider trying to land knees to the body.
Cider tries a body shot but Tappenahomma blocks it.
Cider tries to throw a body punch but Tappenahomma avoids it by throwing Cider back against the ropes.
Cider goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Cider dodges an elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
Cider stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Cider takes a knee right on the jaw!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cider struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
Tappenahomma doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tappenahomma looking to throw knees to the head but Cider is blocking nicely.
Cider misses with a punch to the body.
Tappenahomma tries a knee to the head but Cider blocks it.
A short left from Cider .
Cider working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Cider tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Tappenahomma avoids it.
Cider misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tappenahomma takes a shot to the head.
Tappenahomma can't find room to land a body shot as Cider controls the action.
Cider lands a nice knee to the body.
Tappenahomma lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Cider lands a body punch.
Cider lands a shot to the body.
Cider misses with a punch to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Justin Cider will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Tappenahomma's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


A slapping leg kick lands for Cider .
Cider takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Tappenahomma is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Tappenahomma paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

Cider clinches up with Tappenahomma and pushes him back against the ropes.
Cider tries a body shot but Tappenahomma blocks it.
Cider presses Tappenahomma against the ropes and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Tappenahomma makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Cider missing with knees to the body.
Cider goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Cider trying to land knees to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma softening up his opponent with strikes, against the ropes.
Cider tries to land a knee to the head but Tappenahomma blocks with his arms.
Cider doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Cider trying to land knees to the body.
Cider tries a knee to the head but Tappenahomma blocks it.
Tappenahomma comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cider struggles to land a body shot inside as Tappenahomma controls his hands.
Cider can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.
Cider missing with knees to the body.
A short uppercut from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Cider is still on wobbly legs! Can Tappenahomma finish him?
Cider misses with a body punch.
Cider is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Tappenahomma is defending well for now.
Cider seems to have recovered his senses.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside that Cider shrugs off.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow.

It looks like Justin Cider has been cut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma looking to throw knees to the head but Cider is blocking nicely.
Cider tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tappenahomma on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Tappenahomma blocks a body shot from Cider .
Cider tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Chief Tappenahomma has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Justin Cider 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.
Tappenahomma using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Cider has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Tappenahomma tries to land knees in the clinch but Cider avoids the damage to the body.
Still in the clinch, Tappenahomma scores with a nice short uppercut.
Tappenahomma misses with a body punch.
Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Cider lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Tappenahomma has a couple of punches blocked by Cider .
Cider swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tappenahomma throws a head punch that misses.
Tappenahomma working aggressively here.
Cider avoids a wild elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
With the fighters clinched against the ropes, Tappenahomma creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Cider blocks an elbow strike.
Tappenahomma misses with an elbow over the top.
Tappenahomma with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Tappenahomma lands a damaging elbow.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma struggles to land a body shot inside as Cider controls his hands.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook from the clinch.
Cider blocks an uppercut.
Tappenahomma is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Cider is defending well for now.
A body shot lands from Cider .
Cider tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tappenahomma's elbow.
Cider blocks a body shot from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma tries to work over Cider 's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Cider avoiding damage as Tappenahomma throws knees to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a damaging elbow.

And that's the end of the fight!
Chief Tappenahomma showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Cider 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 Patrick Alders scores the fight 48:48
Judge Nard Betker scores the fight 49:47
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 48:48

The fight is ruled a majority draw!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
65%

 

Event: Imperial 39     
Date:   Jul 24, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Dre Still. Tappenahomma's entrance music is Tatanka. A fine choice. Still has chosen Krayzie Bone - Silent Warrior as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
23
182 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
182 cm
23
183 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Dre Still!
The judges for this bout are Saam Ante, Paul Aken and Radbod Blank.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Still stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Still.
Tappenahomma fires out a quick counter leg kick but Still just manages to avoid it.
Tappenahomma tries to work over Still's front leg with a kick but Still checks it.
Still shoots in but Tappenahomma avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Tappenahomma scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

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

Still is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Still is trying to control. Tappenahomma wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Tappenahomma.
Still loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.

Still got a little sloppy there for a moment and Tappenahomma has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Still has managed to get both his arms back between Tappenahomma's legs - danger averted.
Still throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Still is looking to work some ground and pound but Tappenahomma has wrist control.
Tappenahomma keeping full guard, as Still tries to pass.
Still throws a big right hand that misses.
Still throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Tappenahomma works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

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.
Still loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Still trying to control but Tappenahomma is working from the bottom.
Still working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Still tries to free his leg and advance position but Tappenahomma is retaining full guard.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Still rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Tappenahomma connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tappenahomma throws a jab when Still was well out of range.
We've been told by Tappenahomma's head coaches at LOD: Lightning Kicks that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Still misses with an uppercut.
Still works the jab nicely.
Still on the wrong end of a nice jab.
A slow jab from Still misses its intended target.
Tappenahomma fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Still manages to avoid it.
Still shoots in but no luck this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Still throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma sees it coming and moves out of range.
Still misses with a wild body shot.
Tappenahomma takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Tappenahomma bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tappenahomma looks for the body kick but Still saw that one coming.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tappenahomma, right into the meat.
Tappenahomma moves away from the strike by Still.
Nice body punch from Tappenahomma.
Still throws a left and a right that both miss

and Tappenahomma counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma prevents the takedown attempt.
Chief Tappenahomma has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dre Still.
Tappenahomma tries to land knees in the clinch but Still avoids the damage to the body.
Still takes a knee to the side of the body.
Still looks winded!
Tappenahomma connects with a nasty looking knee right to Still's face.

It looks like Dre Still has been cut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tappenahomma lands a knee to the head.
Tappenahomma working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Tappenahomma misses with a knee to the head.
Still can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.
Still can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.
Tappenahomma lands a shot to the body.
Still takes an elbow to the temple.
Tappenahomma landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Tappenahomma comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow just above Still 's eye.
Still changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Tappenahomma fights it off and pushes away nicely.

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

Still is rocked!

Still tries to keep at a distance but Tappenahomma has taken the fight into the clinch.
Still tries to work over Tappenahomma's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Dre Still's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Tappenahomma finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Still misses with a straight left.
Still tries for a takedown but Tappenahomma sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Still throws a shot from downtown. Tappenahomma moves away and avoids it.
Still shoots in for a double leg but Tappenahomma sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
An attempted straight right counter from Tappenahomma misses the target.
Tappenahomma throws the kick towards the body but Still avoids it.
Tappenahomma misses the shot to the body.
Still with the counter takedown but Tappenahomma avoids it easily.
Tappenahomma moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Still stuns Tappenahomma with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tappenahomma.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Still steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma avoids the body shot from Still.
Nice body kick from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Still is breathing heavily.
Tappenahomma bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Still's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Still throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tappenahomma throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Still sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Still takes a swing at Tappenahomma's ribcage but misses.
Still moves out of range of the body kick from Tappenahomma.
Still moves out of range as Tappenahomma throws a body kick.
Tappenahomma feints and then cracks Still's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Still down.
Tappenahomma defending well as Still loads up on a big left hand.
Tappenahomma ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Still moves away.
Still drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tappenahomma defends it well.
Tappenahomma lands a nice shot to the body.
Tappenahomma moves into range and connects with a jab.
Tappenahomma with a jab.
Tappenahomma tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Still is able to avoid easily.
Chief Tappenahomma is winning the standup battle so far.
Still ducks under a wild hook from Tappenahomma.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Still's hands.
Tappenahomma slaps away a takedown attempt from Still, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Tappenahomma throws a quick counter kick to the body but Still avoids it.
Chief Tappenahomma has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dre Still.
Tappenahomma fails in his attempt to clinch.
Still is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Tappenahomma throws the kick towards the body but Still avoids it.
Tappenahomma throws a big shot that misses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Still swings widly with a right hand

and Tappenahomma holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Chief Tappenahomma has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Still is trying to pull guard but Tappenahomma turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Still managing to block the knees to the body from Tappenahomma.
Still prevents a body shot from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Still can do to turn this around?
Tappenahomma doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Still tries to pull guard but Tappenahomma forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Tappenahomma with a knee to the head.
Still fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Still fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tappenahomma using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Still has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Still can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Still.
Still tries to throw a body punch but Tappenahomma avoids it by throwing Still back against the cage.
Tappenahomma lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Tappenahomma lands with a short shot to the head.
Tappenahomma blocks a body shot from Still.
Still misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tappenahomma gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Still.

Tappenahomma drops Still with a big knee straight up the middle! Still is covering up against the cage but manages to escape and gets back to his feet!
Still is still on wobbly legs! Can Tappenahomma finish him?
Still thows a left - swing and a miss!
Still seems to have recovered his senses.
Still fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Tappenahomma is out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Still avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Still is just out of range.
Tappenahomma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Still.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma slips a straight right by Still.
Tappenahomma connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Still shoots in for a double leg but Tappenahomma sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Tappenahomma throws a big counter combination but Still scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Tappenahomma rushes Still with punches - Still moves straight backwards instead of circling and gets clipped by the second strike... and the third... and the fourth! Oh, Still goes down! Tappenahomma follows up with more strikes and the ref steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:20 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Chief Tappenahomma!
Chief Tappenahomma retains his welterweight title!
Chief Tappenahomma 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: Imperial 35: Superfight Series     
Date:   Jun 21, 2015

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Cid Strife and Chief Tappenahomma. Strife comes into the arena with Anciients - Raise the Sun blaring out of the sound system. The crowd seem to be enjoying Tappenahomma's choice of entrance music: Tatanka. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

183 cm
22
189 lbs
9 - 0 - 0
180 cm
23
182 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Spartan Nutrition
Sun-Tzu

Fury Nutrition Inc.
Mohito Fightwear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Cid Strife!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Chief Tappenahomma!
The judges for this bout are Radbod Blank, Aafke Stam and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tappenahomma digs a good body shot into Strife's ribs.
Tappenahomma moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Tappenahomma keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Strife.
Tappenahomma stuns Strife with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
The fighters circling - Strife throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Nice defenses there by Strife.
Nice shot by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Strife works the jab nicely.
Tappenahomma looks to score with a jab to the body but Strife is just out of range.
Strife throws a shot from downtown. Tappenahomma moves away and avoids it.
Strife throws a big shot that misses.
Tappenahomma thows a leg kick but Strife checks it
and Strife counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Strife moves away.
Strife has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Ninjin no Tamanegi in the buildup to the fight.
Tappenahomma lands with a shot to the body.
Strife misses with a lunging right hand
and Tappenahomma counters with a stiff right hand.
Strife misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tappenahomma.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A low kick from Tappenahomma misses
and Tappenahomma takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tappenahomma lands a nice leg kick that just misses Strife's sensitive parts.
Strife lunges at Tappenahomma with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Tappenahomma's hand.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot
and Strife counters with a straight right hand.
Tappenahomma looks to land a left hand but Strife moved out of range nicely.
Strife throws an overhand right that lands on Tappenahomma's shoulder, as Tappenahomma tries to avoid the shot.
Tappenahomma misses with a leg kick.
Strife swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma throws a body punch but Strife moves out of range.
Strife throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A countering left hand to the body from Tappenahomma misses.
Tappenahomma lands a jab to the nose.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Strife.
Strife misses with a jab to the body
and Tappenahomma counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Strife pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Tappenahomma back to the cage. Strife follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Strife slips a jab from Tappenahomma.
Strife swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Strife avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Tappenahomma tries to close the distance and clinch up but Strife swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Strife fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tappenahomma looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Tappenahomma tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A cross from Strife lands.
Strife misses with a right hand

and Tappenahomma moves into the clinch.
Strife is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Strife tries to break free but Tappenahomma pushes him back against the cage.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside.

It looks like Cid Strife has been cut.
Strife is trying to break the clinch but Tappenahomma is controlling him.
Strife taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Strife lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Strife avoids a wild elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Strife avoids it.
Tappenahomma is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Strife is defending well for now.
Strife misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Strife tries to stall but Tappenahomma uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Tappenahomma lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Strife tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Strife tries to stall but Tappenahomma uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Strife takes a shot to the head.
Tappenahomma lands a nice uppercut.
Strife avoiding damage as Tappenahomma throws knees to the body.
Strife is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.

Strife breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Jab, jab by Strife - just one landing.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Strife.
Strife displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tappenahomma throws out the jab.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Tappenahomma.
Strife lands with a hook. Tappenahomma tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Strife is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Strife looks to land a left hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range nicely.
Tappenahomma takes a shot to the body in his stride.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tappenahomma throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch up
and Strife counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

It looks like Chief Tappenahomma has been cut.
Tappenahomma is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Strife rather than just go for the knockout.
Tappenahomma ducks under a wild hook from Strife.
Strife throws a jab when Tappenahomma was well out of range.
Strife takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Tappenahomma lands a body shot.
Strife misses with a right hand
and Tappenahomma cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch but Strife is having none of it.
Tappenahomma walks into a left hand.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tappenahomma pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Strife throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Strife dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Cid Strife will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Strife steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Strife on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Strife ducks right into an uppercut from Tappenahomma.
Cid Strife is winning the standup battle so far.
Strife avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Strife throws a hook but Tappenahomma avoids it easily.
Sloppy strikes from Strife. Those never looked like landing.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook.
Tappenahomma displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Strife throws out the jab.
Tappenahomma is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Tappenahomma misses with an uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Strife connects with a nice looking jab.
Strife lands a nice looking body shot.
Tappenahomma throws a hook but Strife avoids it easily.
A bone on bone clash there as Strife blocks the leg kick.
Strife displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tappenahomma throws out the jab.
Strife is looking to counter with a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Good standup being displayed there by Tappenahomma as he connects with a hook.
Strife waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Strife has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Strife ducks right into an uppercut from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma swings widly with a right hand
and Strife counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Tappenahomma thows a left - swing and a miss!
Strife closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Strife staying out of range there.
Strife thows a left - swing and a miss!
Strife throws a hook to the side of Tappenahomma's head but Tappenahomma sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tappenahomma throws out a counter right but Strife avoids it with no problem.
Tappenahomma moves away from the strike by Strife.
Tappenahomma slips under a jab.
Strife tries to bum rush Tappenahomma with a series of wild strikes but Tappenahomma uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Tappenahomma is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Strife misses with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Strife moves forwards but Tappenahomma connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Strife takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Strife looks to land a left hand but Tappenahomma moved out of range nicely.
Nice shot lands for Strife.
Tappenahomma thuds a left hand into Strife's body.
Tappenahomma is looking to land body kicks.
Tappenahomma throws a body punch but Strife moves out of range.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch but Strife moves out of range.
Tappenahomma is looking to slow Strife down with leg kicks.
Strife misses with a hook
and Tappenahomma counters with an inside leg kick.
Strife misses with a hook to the body
and Tappenahomma counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Strife takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Tappenahomma avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A left lands for Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma throws a push kick but Strife slaps the foot to one side.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Strife.
Tappenahomma misses with a hook. Strife ducked under it nicely.
Strife misses with a straight left.
Tappenahomma uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Tappenahomma in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Strife throws a sloppy body shot
and Tappenahomma counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tappenahomma. Strife does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tappenahomma throws a low kick but it's checked well by Strife.
Tappenahomma punishes Strife's body with a nice straight punch.
Tappenahomma throws a lazy right hand but Strife sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Strife is looking to counter punch.
Strife lands with a good body shot.
Strife misses the shot to the body.
Tappenahomma pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Strife jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Strife misses the jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma lands a nice shot that snaps Strife's head back.
Strife misses with a looping left.
Tappenahomma takes a swing at Strife's ribcage but misses.
Tappenahomma throws a wild body kick that Strife sees coming a mile off.
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!
An inside leg kick lands from Tappenahomma.
Strife throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tappenahomma sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Strife gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma wants to clinch up but Strife keeps it at a distance.
Tappenahomma keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jab, jab by Tappenahomma - just one landing.
Strife connects with a right hand. Tappenahomma shakes it off.
Tappenahomma cracks Strife with a good jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Strife. Tappenahomma does a little dance to reset his feet.
Strife takes a swing at Tappenahomma's ribcage but misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Strife swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Strife loads up on a big right hand but Tappenahomma slips the punch.
Strife 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.
Strife tests Tappenahomma's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Tappenahomma throws the left hand but Strife avoids the punch easily.
Strife throws a jab but it's blocked by Tappenahomma.

Tappenahomma closes the distance and pushes Strife back into the cage.

Strife breaks the clinch.
Strife throws a hook to the side of Tappenahomma's head but Tappenahomma sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Strife throws a poor cross that misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Strife misses with a double jab

and Tappenahomma counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside.
Tappenahomma lands a right hand.
Strife lands with a short punch from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Strife tries to circle away but Tappenahomma has him pinned against the cage.
Strife misses with some punches.
Strife misses with a punch to the body.
Tappenahomma works on Strife's body with a couple of short punches.
Strife goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Strife escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Strife looks to score with a jab to the body but Tappenahomma is just out of range.
Tappenahomma looks to land a body kick but Strife moved away.
Tappenahomma walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Tappenahomma lands a really nice looking cross but Strife seems unphased.
Strife rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Tappenahomma moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Tappenahomma connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Strife counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Tappenahomma throws a body punch but Strife moves out of range.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tappenahomma. That's going to slow Strife down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Strife throws a shot from downtown. Tappenahomma moves away and avoids it.
Strife takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Strife is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
The fighters circling - Strife throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tappenahomma throws a low kick, looking for Strife's leg but Strife calmly moves out of range.
Tappenahomma buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Strife moves out of range of the strikes.
Tappenahomma misses with a wild body shot.
Strife throws an overhand right that lands on Tappenahomma's shoulder, as Tappenahomma tries to avoid the shot.
Strife throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Strife throws a hook but Tappenahomma avoids it easily.
Tappenahomma scores with a jab to the head.
Strife throws a left and a right that both miss
letting Tappenahomma counter with a right hand.
Strife ducks under a wild hook from Tappenahomma.
Strife walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Strife missing with a left hand there. Tappenahomma was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Strife gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma misses with a few strikes there.
Strife misses with an uppercut.
Strife checks the leg kick.

Strife tries to keep at a distance but Tappenahomma has taken the fight into the clinch.
Tappenahomma has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Strife seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Tappenahomma can turn it around.
Chief Tappenahomma seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Strife looking to stall.

Strife breaks the clinch.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Strife throws a shot to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a nice hook to Strife's body. Strife takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Tappenahomma takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Strife swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Strife looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Tappenahomma lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Strife slips a jab and a cross from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Strifes jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tappenahomma pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A shot to the liver by Tappenahomma. Beautiful body shot.
Tappenahomma throws a series of strikes that have Strife backpedaling.
Strife misses with a hook
and Tappenahomma counters with a straight right hand.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch but Strife moves out of range.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Strife, as that shot connected.
Tappenahomma is looking to clinch.
Strife just misses with a punch to the body.
Tappenahomma lands a nice leg kick that just misses Strife's sensitive parts.
Strife misses with an uppercut
and Tappenahomma counters with a good, hard body kick but Strife shrugs it off.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chief Tappenahomma really dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Tappenahomma throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tappenahomma throws a leg kick
and Strife counters with a right hand to the body.
Tappenahomma lands an overhand right.
Strife thows a left - swing and a miss!
Strife walks into a stiff left hand from Tappenahomma.
Strife jabs at Tappenahomma's body.
Strife pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Tappenahomma back to the cage. Strife follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Tappenahomma has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Tappenahomma swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Strife.
Strife pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Strife sets himself, and Tappenahomma steps forward looking for the clinch! Strife avoids it this time.
Strife scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Tappenahomma slips under a jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Strife ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A solid leg kick lands there for Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma cracks Strife with a good jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Strife connects with a body shot.
Tappenahomma misses with a jab, cross combination.
Tappenahomma dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Strife. That did some damage!
Strife lands with a straight right. Tappenahomma didn't see that one coming.
Strife with a hook.
Tappenahomma stuns Strife with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tappenahomma just misses with a punch to the body.
Tappenahomma thuds his right hand into Strife's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Tappenahomma scores with a nice body kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tappenahomma, right into the meat.
Tappenahomma digs a good hook to Strife's body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Strife misses with a lunging right hand
and Tappenahomma counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Tappenahomma dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Strife missing with a left hand there. Tappenahomma was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A jab from Strife misses.
A big left from Strife misses.
Strife throws a hook but Tappenahomma blocks it.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Strife.
Tappenahomma throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Strife is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Strife misses with a looping left.
Tappenahomma ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
It seemed like Tappenahomma was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
That kick from Tappenahomma tenderised Strife's leg. Strife is trying to keep his angry face on.
An inside leg kick from Tappenahomma misses.
Tappenahomma connects with a solid leg kick.
Tappenahomma just misses with a punch to the body.
Strife throws a right hand that misses
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Strife scores with a body shot.
Tappenahomma gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Strife.
Strife misses with a lunging right hand
and Tappenahomma counters with a straight right hand.
Tappenahomma lands an overhand right.
Tappenahomma defending well as Strife loads up on a big left hand.
Good standup being displayed there by Strife as he connects with a hook.
Tappenahomma tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Strife is able to avoid easily.
Tappenahomma fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Strife is looking to counter punch.
A combination from Strife does no damage.
Strife ducks under a wild hook from Tappenahomma.
A jab lands there for Strife.
Strife blocks a jab.
Tappenahomma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Strife.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Strife fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Strife misses with a straight right.
Tappenahomma stuns Strife with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tappenahomma fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Strife.
Strife misses with a two punch combination.
Strife throws a hook to the side of Tappenahomma's head but Tappenahomma sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Strife moves away from the strike by Tappenahomma.
A counter left hand to the body from Strife misses its target.
Strife misses with an uppercut. Tappenahomma saw that one coming.
Tappenahomma ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tappenahomma with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Strife rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Tappenahomma counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Tappenahomma tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Strife was well out of range. Poor timing from Tappenahomma.
Strife throws a shot from downtown. Tappenahomma moves away and avoids it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Chief Tappenahomma will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
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!


Tappenahomma throws a hook to the side of Strife's head but Strife sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Strife slips under a jab.
Tappenahomma takes a swing at Strife's ribcage but misses.
Tappenahomma looks to land a combination but Strife avoids it well.
Strife works Tappenahomma's body with a nice hook.
Strife throws a right hand that Tappenahomma ducks under and follows up with a left that Tappenahomma also avoids with ease.
Tappenahomma displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Strife throws out the jab.
Strife throws a hook to the side of Tappenahomma's head but Tappenahomma sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tappenahomma lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Strife circles away quickly and effectively.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch there but Strife circles away.
A big right from Strife misses.
Nice defenses there by Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Strife throws a body shot but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tappenahomma throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tappenahomma takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Tappenahomma misses with a leg kick.
Tappenahomma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Strife.
Tappenahomma looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Strife throws a hook but Tappenahomma avoids it easily.
A nice side step and Tappenahomma releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Tappenahomma uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Strife.
Tappenahomma slips a jab from Strife.
Tappenahomma looks to land a right hand but Strife moved out of range.
Tappenahomma misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Strife.
An attempted straight right counter from Strife misses the target.
Tappenahomma keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Strife.
Tappenahomma doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Strife cracks Tappenahomma with a good jab.
Cid Strife has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Strife throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Strife misses with a looping left.
Strife misses with a hook.
A shot to the liver by Tappenahomma. Beautiful body shot.
Tappenahomma slips a jab from Strife.
Tappenahomma connects with the punch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tappenahomma takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Tappenahomma scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Strife doesn't seem bothered though.
Strife misses the jab.
Tappenahomma lands a front kick.
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.
Tappenahomma lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Strife throws an overhand right that lands on Tappenahomma's shoulder, as Tappenahomma tries to avoid the shot.
Strife takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Strife swats away the attempt to clinch by Tappenahomma.
Strife thuds a left hand into Tappenahomma's body.
Tappenahomma lands a lovely overhand right.
Tappenahomma lands with a hook. Strife tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Tappenahomma uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Strife.
Strife pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Strife misses with a body shot.
Strife swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Tappenahomma counters with a nice uppercut.
Strife swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tappenahomma looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Tappenahomma, as that shot connected.
Tappenahomma feints and then cracks Strife's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Strife down.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Strife throws a looping overhand right but Tappenahomma ducks down to avoid it.
Tappenahomma avoids a punch combination nicely.
Strife throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

Tappenahomma closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tappenahomma lands a good knee to the midsection. Strife won't want to take too many of those.
Tappenahomma tries a knee to the head but Strife blocks it.
Tappenahomma stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Strife throws a head punch that misses.
Strife dodges an elbow strike from Tappenahomma.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Tappenahomma just misses with a elbow thrown towards Strife's brow.
Strife takes a knee to the side of the body.
Tappenahomma connects with a nasty looking knee right to Strife's face.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Tappenahomma landing knees to the head.

And that's the end of the fight!
Chief Tappenahomma comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Tappenahomma 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 Radbod Blank scores the fight 45:50
Judge Aafke Stam scores the fight 45:50
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 46:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Chief Tappenahomma!

A relieved looking Chief Tappenahomma 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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FIGHT
RATING
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Event: Imperial 30     
Date:   May 16, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Pernell Karl. Tappenahomma comes to the ring accompanied by Tatanka. Chief Tappenahomma is staring across the ring at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

180 cm
23
180 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
183 cm
23
170 lbs
12 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
Great elbows
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Pernell Karl!
The judges for this bout are Saam Ante, Nard Betker and Wagner Zegers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Karl avoids the body shot from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma tries to clinch there but Karl circles away.
Tappenahomma throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Karl swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Tappenahomma counters with a good low kick that Karl was not able to check.
Karl walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.

It looks like Pernell Karl has been cut.
Tappenahomma lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Tappenahomma keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Karl.
Tappenahomma swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Karl listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Tappenahomma walks into a jab.
Nice cross by Tappenahomma.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Karl scores with a jab to the body.
Karl moves out of range of the strikes.
Tappenahomma moves out of range of the strikes.
Karl swings for the body but Tappenahomma moves out of range.
Tappenahomma changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tappenahomma. Karl does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tappenahomma scores with a nice look