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Event: Dynasty Fight Night 27     
Date:   Jan 31, 2018
#R1#
Hare misses with a wild combination.
Hare lands a two punch combo.
Hare throws a low kick, looking for McGuiness's leg but McGuiness calmly moves out of range.
McGuiness throws a big counter head kick but Hare avoids it with no problem.
McGuiness moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
McGuiness moves out of range as Hare throws a body kick.
McGuiness is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big right from McGuiness misses.
McGuiness slips a jab from Hare.
Hare jabbing away but nothing is landing.
McGuiness swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.#T1#
McGuiness keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hare.
McGuiness slips a straight right by Hare.
Hare looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Hare swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and McGuiness counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.#CUT2#
It looks like Peter Hare has been cut.
McGuiness misses with a hook.
A head kick misses from McGuiness.
Hare throws a combination but it was largely blocked by McGuiness.
McGuiness shapes to counter with a head kick.
Hare tries to bum rush McGuiness with a series of wild strikes but McGuiness uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
McGuiness looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Hare closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Hare clobbers McGuiness with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
McGuiness throws a head kick that misses.
As McGuiness looks to move away, Hare throws a big counter combo but McGuiness just gets out of the way.#T2#
Hare 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.
McGuiness throws a head kick that misses.
Hare goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
McGuiness throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Hare.
McGuiness closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
McGuiness walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
McGuiness misses with a hook.
McGuiness moves forwards but Hare connects with a nice, crisp jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hare. McGuiness does a little dance to reset his feet.
McGuiness swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Peter Hare dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Peter Hare'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.
#R2#
Hare throws a combination but it was largely blocked by McGuiness.
McGuiness slips under a jab from Hare.
Hare ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Hare catches McGuiness with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Hare with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling McGuiness to score with a decent uppercut.
Hare rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
letting McGuiness counter with a right hand.
McGuiness waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Hare.
An attempted straight right counter from Hare misses the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness throws a right hand that misses
and Hare counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Jab from Hare.
McGuiness might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Hare misses the jab.#T1#
McGuiness loads up on a big right hand but Hare slips the punch.
Hare just misses with a punch to the body.
Hare throws a right and a left that McGuiness avoids nicely.
McGuiness raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
A solid leg kick lands there for Hare.
Good shot there by Hare.
Peter Hare is winning the standup battle so far.
McGuiness blocks a low kick nicely.
McGuiness looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
McGuiness keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hare.
McGuiness misses with a left hand
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Hare looks to land a left hand but McGuiness moved out of range nicely.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.#T2#
Hare looks for the body kick but McGuiness saw that one coming.
Hare connects with a solid leg kick.
McGuiness uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Hare.
McGuiness moves out of range as Hare strikes.
Hare misses the body punch
and Hare takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles. #CUT2#
Peter Hare's cut is getting worse.
Hare lands a head kick!
This has been an exciting period of action!
McGuiness has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Hare finds it's way round the side to connect with McGuiness's head.
McGuiness throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Peter Hare dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Peter Hare's cut.
That's time! Hare's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!
#R3#
McGuiness swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Hare counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Hare clobbers McGuiness with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Liam McGuiness has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Hare connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Hare is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by McGuiness.
No joy there for Hare, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
McGuiness throws out a counter right but Hare avoids it with no problem.
McGuiness takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Hare with a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hare jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hare. McGuiness does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hare lands a head shot.#T1#
Hare connects with a body shot.
Hare misses with a body shot.
Hare throws an overhand right that lands on McGuiness's shoulder, as McGuiness tries to avoid the shot.
McGuiness appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Hare misses with a body shot.
McGuiness is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Hare misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from McGuiness.
McGuiness throws out a counter right but Hare avoids it with no problem.
Hare throws a nice looking combination but McGuiness bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Hare smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Hare misses the jab.
Hare misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
McGuiness swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.#T2#
A solid leg kick lands there for Hare.
Hare with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Hare with a hook.
Hare with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
A combination from Hare does no damage.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Hare throws a wild body kick that McGuiness sees coming a mile off.
McGuiness moves out of range of the strikes.
McGuiness is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Hare with a body shot.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A jab lands there for Hare.
Hare connects with a body shot that sends McGuiness's belly button to the back.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Ren Mimura scores the fight 30:26
Judge Hirohito Nitta scores the fight 30:26
Judge Shirou Masuda scores the fight 30:26

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Peter Hare!

A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Peter Hare made sure he mentioned Cartel Elite Supps, along with how happy he was to win his fight.

 

Event: Dynasty Fight Night 24     
Date:   Jan 10, 2018
#R1#
Decent striking displayed by Southbrook there.
A slow jab from Southbrook misses its intended target.
Saiyan Southbrook seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A jab from McGuiness misses.
Southbrook throws a hook to the side of McGuiness's head but McGuiness sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
McGuiness counters with a body kick.
Nice uppercut there from Southbrook.#CL#
Southbrook closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the ropes.
We've been informed that McGuiness has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.#BC#
Southbrook breaks the clinch.
Southbrook tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and McGuiness counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.#CUT2#
It looks like Saiyan Southbrook has been cut.#CL#
Southbrook clinches up with McGuiness and pushes him back against the ropes.
McGuiness digs a right hand into Southbrook's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Southbrook's gas tank. #BC2#
McGuiness breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Southbrook looks to throw the jab but McGuiness is out of range.
Southbrook connects with a high kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Southbrook closes the distance but McGuiness moves to the side
and McGuiness counters with a nice body shot. #T1#
Southbrook misses with a straight right.
McGuiness throws a fast counter high kick but Southbrook manages to duck under it in time.
Southbrook has been working on his boxing with his coaches at LOD: Legion's PIT Fight Club in the buildup to the fight.
McGuiness pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Southbrook falls off balance throwing a combination
and Southbrook takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Southbrook throws a head kick that misses.
Southbrook lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but McGuiness circles away quickly and effectively.
McGuiness thows a left - swing and a miss!
Southbrook will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Southbrook looks to land a combination but McGuiness avoids it well.
McGuiness takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Southbrook moves to clinch but McGuiness breaks away #KD2#
and McGuiness counters with a beautiful hook that drops Southbrook to the mat! Will Southbrook be able to recover his senses? The referee starts the count at 3 having sent McGuiness to a neutral corner. 4,5,6 and Southbrook is up. He looks OK to continue. #ROC2#
Southbrook is rocked!#T2#
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Southbrook misses with a right hand
and McGuiness counters with a beautiful right hand that knocks Southbrook out cold! What a finish! McGuiness is going crazy, running around the mat, summersaulting off the corner posts and screaming into the cameras. Something tells me he's pretty happy!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:14 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Liam McGuiness made sure he mentioned Sully's Bar & Grill, along with how happy he was to win his fight.

 

Event: Dynasty 25     
Date:   Dec 16, 2017
#R1#
McGuiness misses the jab.
And Creed counters with a quick kick to the body but McGuiness blocks it.
Creed falls off balance throwing a combination
and McGuiness counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut. Creed saw that one coming.
Creed throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by McGuiness.
McGuiness throws a poor cross that misses
and Creed finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
McGuiness keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Creed scores with a push kick.
McGuiness bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Decent striking displayed by McGuiness there.#T1#
McGuiness uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Creed.
McGuiness tries a head kick but it misses.
Creed sizes up McGuiness with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Creed moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
McGuiness throws a hook to the side of Creed's head but Creed sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Creed uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Creed jabs at McGuiness's body.
Creed throws a shot from downtown. McGuiness moves away and avoids it.
McGuiness was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
McGuiness fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Creed manages to avoid it.
A little feinted left hand from Creed on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.#T2##CL#
Creed moves into the clinch successfully.
Creed lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Creed gets through McGuiness's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
McGuiness will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Creed up against the ropes.#BC2#
McGuiness manages to break the clinch. #KD#
Creed cracks McGuiness with a left hand that drops him to the canvas, up against the ropes! Can McGuiness get back up in time? 3, 4, 5, 6, 7... he's on one knee... 8, 9... he's up! 'Walk towards me' says the referee. McGuiness looks steady enough to continue so we're going to continue!#ROC#
McGuiness is rocked!
Creed misses with a body shot.
Creed ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
The fight stays on the outside here - Creed looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Creed fakes high and swings low for a body shot but McGuiness manages to avoid it.
McGuiness swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Apollo Creed should take that round, based on the knockdown.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
McGuiness throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Creed wants to clinch.
Creed throws a quick inside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Creed is looking to slow McGuiness down with leg kicks.
Creed lands with a cross.
Creed throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena. #T1#
Creed lands with a thumping leg kick.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut.
Creed throws a jab but it's blocked by McGuiness.
McGuiness throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Creed tries to clinch but McGuiness is having none of it.
McGuiness takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.#CUT#
It looks like Liam McGuiness has been cut.
Creed will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away. #KD#
Creed scores a knockdown with a big right hand! McGuiness beats the count and gets back to his feet. The referee asks him to walk forwards and it appears he is OK so we'll continue the bout.
McGuiness is still on wobbly legs! Can Creed finish him?
Creed is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Creed, right into the meat.
Creed misses with a body kick.
McGuiness seems to have recovered his senses.#T2#
Creed ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
McGuiness moves out of range as Creed strikes.
McGuiness is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Creed is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that McGuiness can do to turn this around?
Creed throws a push kick but McGuiness slaps the foot to one side.
Creed swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
It seemed like McGuiness was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Apollo Creed seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Creed swings away with a leg kick that misses.
It seemed like McGuiness was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Creed throws a hook to the side of McGuiness's head but McGuiness sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
McGuiness jabbing away but nothing is landing.
It looked like Creed wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Creed lands with a thumping leg kick.
McGuiness is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Creed scores with a push kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Apollo Creed will take that round after scoring the only knockdown of the round.
The cut man is working on Liam McGuiness's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the ring so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!
#R3#
Creed is looking to land body kicks.
McGuiness staying out of range there.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Liam McGuiness has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Creed throws a head kick that misses.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
McGuiness on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Creed. Creed obviously looking to wear him down.
Decent striking displayed by Creed there.
Creed ducks down and throws a hook to the body but McGuiness moves away.
McGuiness looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Creed moves in looking to clinch but McGuiness pushes him off.
McGuiness doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Creed tries to clinch
and McGuiness counters with a nice body shot.
Creed throws a front kick to the face that drops McGuiness face first to the mat! Oh, he's in big trouble! He's stumbling all over the place and has face planted into the ropes, causing the referee to call an end to the fight! What a finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:05 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Front Kick). Apollo Creed!
Apollo Creed managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, Urban Fighter, into his post fight interview.

 

Event: Dynasty 22     
Date:   Nov 25, 2017
#R1#
Sharp misses with a hook. McGuiness ducked under it nicely.
Sharp blocks a head kick by McGuiness.
Sharp lands a nice shot that snaps McGuiness's head back.
McGuiness loads up on a big right hand but Sharp slips the punch.
McGuiness has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Sharp finds it's way round the side to connect with McGuiness's head.
McGuiness misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
McGuiness moves out of range as Sharp strikes.
McGuiness takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sharp swings for the body but McGuiness moves out of range.
It seemed like McGuiness was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Sharp cracks McGuiness with a good jab.
McGuiness walks straight into devastating uppercut and drops to the floor, clearly wobbled! Can he beat the count? 4,5,6,7... he's up! And he's down again! The ref steps in and calls an end to the fight! What a punch that was!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punch). Victor Sharp!
An out of breath Victor Sharp thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.

 

Event: Dynasty 20     
Date:   Nov 11, 2017
#R1#
Frost explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Frost cracks McGuiness with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the ropes.
Frost lands a slapping body shot.
McGuiness throws out a loose jab but Frost uses good head movement to avoid it.
McGuiness takes a shot to the body in his stride.
We've been informed that McGuiness has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Frost swings widly with a right hand
and McGuiness cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Frost throws a wild body kick that McGuiness sees coming a mile off.
Frost digs a good hook to McGuiness's body.
Frost lands a glancing blow to the side of McGuiness's head.
A swing and a miss from McGuiness.
Frost connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
The fight stays on the outside here - Frost looks like he's thinking about clinching though.#T1#
Frost tries to clinch there but McGuiness circles away.
Frost thumps McGuiness with a low kick.
Nice uppercut lands for McGuiness. That snapped Frost's head back.
No joy there for Frost, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
McGuiness looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Frost tries to clinch there but McGuiness circles away.
Frost moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Frost lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but McGuiness circles away quickly and effectively.
It seemed like McGuiness was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Frost throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Frost shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. McGuiness eats them both and turns towards Frost to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
McGuiness misses with a looping left.
McGuiness moves out of range of the strikes.
McGuiness swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
McGuiness misses with a lunging right hand
and Frost counters with a nice kick to the body. #T2#
McGuiness defending well as Frost loads up on a big left hand.
McGuiness looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Frost lands a right hook to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Frost tries to land a body kick
and McGuiness connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Frost looks to throw a body kick
and McGuiness counters with a straight right hand.
Frost dips to his left and cracks McGuiness with an uppercut!
Tobin Frost seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Frost tries to clinch up
and McGuiness connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Frost throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
McGuiness takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Frost tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tobin Frost dominated that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the ring so we can get back down to business.
#R2#
McGuiness is pinned up against the ropes taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Frost misses with a body kick.
Frost slips a straight right by McGuiness.
McGuiness throws a wild body kick that Frost sees coming a mile off.
Frost throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent McGuiness stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Frost is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that McGuiness can do to turn this around?
Frost throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Frost has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Frost there as he acknowledges the shot.
Frost throws out a leg kick but McGuiness moves out of range and Frost only half commits.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness scores with a nice head shot.
Frost tries to close the distance and clinch up against the ropes but McGuiness paws at him with a jab and circles away.
McGuiness throws a hook to the side of Frost's head but Frost sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Frost 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. #T1#
McGuiness slips a straight right by Frost.
McGuiness throws out a counter right but Frost avoids it with no problem.
McGuiness scores with a crisp jab that stopped Frost in his tracks.
McGuiness drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Frost throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Frost misses with a double jab.
Frost uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from McGuiness.
A solid body kick from Frost.
McGuiness avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
McGuiness throws out a counter right but Frost avoids it with no problem.
Frost is looking to clinch.
McGuiness looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tobin Frost is winning the standup battle so far.
Frost listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Frost jabbing away but nothing is landing. #T2#
Frost throws a push kick but McGuiness slaps the foot to one side.
McGuiness on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
McGuiness's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Frost connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! McGuiness scrambles back to his feet.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Frost throws the kick towards the body but McGuiness avoids it.
McGuiness throws out a counter right but Frost avoids it with no problem.
McGuiness throws a hook but Frost blocks it.
Frost fakes high and swings low for a body shot but McGuiness manages to avoid it.#CL#
The fight moves into the clinch position.
Frost has a couple of punches blocked by McGuiness.
Frost swings wildly with an uppercut but McGuiness uses good head movement to avoid it.
Frost misses with a punch to the body.
Frost misses with a punch to the body.
Frost tries to throw a body punch but McGuiness avoids it by throwing Frost back against the ropes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tobin Frost dominated that second round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!
#R3#
Frost lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Tobin Frost is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Frost throws a push kick but McGuiness slaps the foot to one side.
Frost swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Liam McGuiness has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A big right from Frost misses.
McGuiness takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Frost lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Frost swings away with a body shot that misses
and McGuiness counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Frost connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed McGuiness momentarily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Frost uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
McGuiness cracks Frost with an open hand slap.
A lazy body kick from Frost #KD2#
and McGuiness counters with a big right hook, that lands right on the temple! Frost goes down! McGuiness rushes to a neutral corner to get the count going quickly. This one's going to be close! 3,4,5,6,7... Frost is up to one knee.... 8,9.... He's up! The referee says he's good to go, so we're back to the action!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
McGuiness grits his teeth and throws a big right-left combo! Frost takes both shots clean on the chin and is out cold! McGuiness cracks him once more on his way down, as the crowd goes wild! They enjoyed that one!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:58 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Liam McGuiness!
Liam McGuiness managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, Sully's Bar & Grill, into his post fight interview.

 

Event: Dynasty Fight Night 12     
Date:   Oct 18, 2017
#R1#
Dowiyogo is looking to clinch but McGuiness is avoiding it.
Dowiyogo is looking to clinch but McGuiness is avoiding it.
McGuiness lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Dowiyogo fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt McGuiness.
Dowiyogo wants to clinch up but McGuiness keeps it at a distance.
McGuiness looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
McGuiness blocks a head kick by Dowiyogo.
Dowiyogo throws a sloppy head kick and McGuiness moves out of range easily.
Dowiyogo tries a head kick but it misses.
A little feinted left hand from McGuiness on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
McGuiness tries a head kick but it misses.
McGuiness circles away from the clinch attempt.
Dowiyogo throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Dowiyogo takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dowiyogo is looking to score with low kicks.
McGuiness takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Dowiyogo misses with a head kick.
McGuiness swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Dowiyogo throws a nice head kick!
Grover Dowiyogo seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McGuiness keeps the fight on the outside.
A little feinted left hand from McGuiness on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.#T1#
Dowiyogo tries a head kick but it misses.
Dowiyogo 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.
McGuiness misses with a straight right.
Dowiyogo moves in looking to clinch but McGuiness pushes him off.
Left hook, right uppercut from Dowiyogo.
Dowiyogo bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A head kick by Dowiyogo misses
and McGuiness connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.#CUT#
It looks like Grover Dowiyogo has been cut.
McGuiness tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Dowiyogo fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and McGuiness has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Dowiyogo tries to clinch there but McGuiness circles away.
Dowiyogo wants to clinch but McGuiness slips to the side
and McGuiness counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Dowiyogo tries to clinch
and McGuiness counters with a nice uppercut.
Dowiyogo misses with a body punch
and McGuiness counters with a perfect left hook, dropping Dowiyogo to the canvas. He tries to get back up quickly but his equilibrium is all over the place! He's up... he's back down again! There's no need for a count as the referee calls off the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
Liam McGuiness very nearly forgot to thank Sully's Bar & Grill amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.

 

Event: Dynasty Fight Night 9     
Date:   Sep 27, 2017
#R1#
A swing and a miss from Pavlyuchenko.
Pavlyuchenko throws a looping overhand right but McGuiness ducks down to avoid it.
A left lands for McGuiness.
Pavlyuchenko tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Pavlyuchenko misses with a double jab.
That kick from Pavlyuchenko tenderised McGuiness's leg. McGuiness is trying to keep his angry face on.
Nice defenses there by McGuiness.
McGuiness on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice body punch from Pavlyuchenko.
McGuiness has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gorilla Warfare Academy in the buildup to the fight.
Pavlyuchenko scores with a decent looking hook.
A decent looking cross lands there for Pavlyuchenko.
McGuiness uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Pavlyuchenko.#T1#
Pavlyuchenko lands with an uppercut that bounces McGuiness off the ropes and back into range.
Pavlyuchenko connects with a right hand. McGuiness shakes it off.
McGuiness takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Pavlyuchenko misses with a wild body shot.
An attempted straight right counter from McGuiness misses the target.
McGuiness throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Pavlyuchenko looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Pavlyuchenko moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Pavlyuchenko thuds a left hand into McGuiness's body.
Pavlyuchenko moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Pavlyuchenko tries a low kick but McGuiness avoids it.
McGuiness was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Pavlyuchenko lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Pavlyuchenko jabbing away but nothing is landing.
It looked like McGuiness was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.#T2#
A right-left combo lands from Pavlyuchenko.
Pavlyuchenko tries to bum rush McGuiness with a series of wild strikes but McGuiness uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Pavlyuchenko has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Pavlyuchenko scores with a kick to the body.
Pavlyuchenko throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
McGuiness was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
McGuiness with a jab.
Pavlyuchenko has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Pavlyuchenko displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as McGuiness throws out the jab.
Pavlyuchenko throws a body punch but McGuiness moves out of range.
A little feinted left hand from McGuiness on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Pavlyuchenko looks to land a left hand but McGuiness moved out of range nicely.
Pavlyuchenko thows a body kick. McGuiness tries to catch it but that hurt him.
McGuiness staying out of range there.
An attempted straight right counter from McGuiness misses the target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Andriy Pavlyuchenko 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.
#R2#
Pavlyuchenko scores with a jab to the head.
Pavlyuchenko fakes a jab and throws a low kick but McGuiness checks it well.
McGuiness throwing a counter right hand but Pavlyuchenko manages to avoid it.
Andriy Pavlyuchenko seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Pavlyuchenko fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and McGuiness has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Pavlyuchenko tries to land a leg kick but McGuiness saw it coming and moves away.
Pavlyuchenko is looking to slow McGuiness down with leg kicks.
McGuiness moves out of range of the body kick from Pavlyuchenko.
An attempted straight right counter from McGuiness misses the target.
A nice leg kick lands there from Pavlyuchenko.
Pavlyuchenko has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
McGuiness swings for the body but Pavlyuchenko moves out of range.
McGuiness moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromPavlyuchenko.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness moves out of range as Pavlyuchenko strikes.
It looked like McGuiness wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
McGuiness takes one to the side of the head.
McGuiness avoids the body shot from Pavlyuchenko. #T1#
McGuiness looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Pavlyuchenko lands a head shot.
Pavlyuchenko connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Pavlyuchenko is looking to clinch.
Pavlyuchenko lands a head kick. McGuiness smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Pavlyuchenko thuds a left hand into McGuiness's body.
McGuiness lands with a right hand.
Pavlyuchenko throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped #KD#
and whilst Pavlyuchenko still has his hands down, McGuiness counters with a perfectly aimed head kick that sends Pavlyuchenko crashing to the mat! Will he recover? 3,4,5,6,7 - he's back up! The referee looks into his eyes and asks him to walk forwards. He's going to allow this one to continue but will Pavlyuchenko be able to survive another onslaught?
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A big left from Pavlyuchenko misses.
Pavlyuchenko falls off balance throwing a combination #KD#
and McGuiness counters with a nice uppercut that drops Pavlyuchenko onto his backside! Pavlyuchenko bounces straight back to his feet before we have a chance to even start the count. He'll get the standing 8 count anyway before we get back underway.#ROC#
Pavlyuchenko is rocked!#T2#
A nice leg kick lands there from Pavlyuchenko.
McGuiness connects with a crushing straight, right on the bridge of Pavlyuchenko's nose, sending him crumpling to the mat! That's really rocked Pavlyuchenko - is he going to beat the count??? 4,5,6,7,8,9.....10 - he's not made it - this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:13 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
After the big win, Liam McGuiness made sure to do all the important stuff like thanking his sponsors Sully's Bar & Grill and telling the interviewer how much he loves him.

 

Event: Dynasty 11     
Date:   Sep 09, 2017
#R1##CL#
Creed closes the distance and pushes McGuiness back into the ropes.
Creed misses with a shot to the kidneys.
McGuiness cracks Creed with a nice body shot.
McGuiness looking to slow down the pace here.
Creed lands with a left to the head.
McGuiness tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Creed stalling in the clinch but McGuiness improves position.
McGuiness misses with a punch to the body.
McGuiness can't break the clinch.
McGuiness blocks a body shot from Creed.
Creed fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
We've been informed that McGuiness has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.#BC2#
McGuiness breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Creed jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness takes a shot right to the bread basket.
McGuiness throws a poor cross that misses
and Creed counters with a nice leg kick.
McGuiness misses the jab.
Creed uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.#T1#
McGuiness clobbers Creed with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Creed scores with a hook.
Creed is looking to slow McGuiness down with leg kicks.
Creed takes a swing at McGuiness's ribcage but misses.
Creed lands a nice leg kick that just misses McGuiness's sensitive parts.
McGuiness blocks a leg kick.
Creed throws out a powerful jab.
Creed throws a low kick but McGuiness avoids it.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
McGuiness lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Creed misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from McGuiness.
McGuiness looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.#T2#
McGuiness uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Creed.
A looping hook to the body misses from Creed. McGuiness does a little dance to reset his feet.
Creed definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Creed misses with a body shot
and McGuiness connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Creed fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Creed throws a low kick but it's checked well by McGuiness.
Creed misses with a shot to the body
and McGuiness cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Nice uppercut lands for McGuiness. That snapped Creed's head back.
Nice shot by Creed.
Jab, jab by Creed - just one landing.
Creed misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from McGuiness.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Apollo Creed dominated that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!
#R2#
McGuiness moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
McGuiness steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Creed.
Creed fakes high and swings low for a body shot but McGuiness manages to avoid it.#CL#
Creed closes the distance and clinches.#BC2#
McGuiness escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
McGuiness misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Creed tests McGuiness's chin there with a solid looking shot.#CUT#
It looks like Liam McGuiness has been cut.
Creed scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Apollo Creed seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Creed lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Creed connects with a jab, followed by a picture perfect straight right that sends McGuiness to the canvas, out cold! What a finish by Creed!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:58 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Apollo Creed!
Apollo Creed took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, Aspire Clothing for their support in the buildup to the fight.

 

Event: Dynasty 9     
Date:   Aug 26, 2017
#R1#
Frost lands with a cross.
McGuiness takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Frost looks to throw the jab but McGuiness is out of range.
Frost misses with a few strikes there.
McGuiness looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
Frost takes a swing at McGuiness's ribcage but misses.
Frost falls off balance throwing a combination
and McGuiness counters with a straight right hand.
Frost lets loose with a powerful body kick. McGuiness will feel that in the morning.
McGuiness on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Tobin Frost seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Frost throws a one two combo.
McGuiness ducks right into an uppercut from Frost.
Frost 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.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Frost scores with a jab to the jaw.
Frost dips down and scores with a jab to the body.#T1#
McGuiness has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Frost finds it's way round the side to connect with McGuiness's head.
Frost pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Frost looks for the body kick but McGuiness saw that one coming.
McGuiness looks like he wants to counter punch here.
McGuiness throws out a loose jab but Frost uses good head movement to avoid it.
Frost throws a body punch but McGuiness moves out of range.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
McGuiness 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.
Frost goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Frost moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Frost works the jab nicely.
Frost misses with a series of wild punches.
McGuiness looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Frost throws a series of punches but McGuiness avoids them all with ease. #T2#
Frost thuds a left hand into McGuiness's body.
Frost scores with a hook.
Frost lands with a nice combination. McGuiness backs away looking to recover.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Frost throws a right hand that McGuiness ducks under and follows up with a left that McGuiness also avoids with ease.
Frost is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Frost lands with a thumping leg kick.
Frost misses with a head kick.
Frost throws a sloppy head kick
and McGuiness counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Nice cross by Frost.
Frost misses with a kick to the body #KD2#
and McGuiness counters with a big right hook, that lands right on the temple! Frost goes down! McGuiness rushes to a neutral corner to get the count going quickly. This one's going to be close! 3,4,5,6,7... Frost is up to one knee.... 8,9.... He's up! The referee says he's good to go, so we're back to the action!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.#CL#
The fight moves into the clinch position.
Frost keeps the fight in the clinch, despite McGuiness's efforts to push away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Having scored a knockdown, Liam McGuiness should take round 1, putting pressure on his opponene back strong in round 2.
That's time! Frost's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.
#R2#
McGuiness takes a kick to the side of the head.
Frost throws a lazy right hand but McGuiness sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
McGuiness throws out a counter right but Frost avoids it with no problem.
A solid body kick from Frost. #CL#
Frost pushes McGuiness up against the ropes in a clinch.
McGuiness blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Frost struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
Frost misses with a punch to the body.
Frost struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
McGuiness trying to stall but Frost improves his position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Frost misses with a hook to the ribs.
Frost tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGuiness's elbow.
Frost lands a right hand that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
McGuiness trying to control the position but instead, Frost has worked for underhooks and has pushed McGuiness into the ropes.
A body shot lands from Frost. #T1#
McGuiness wants to stall.
Frost tries to throw a body punch but McGuiness avoids it by throwing Frost back against the ropes.
McGuiness blocks a body shot from Frost.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Frost lands a body shot in the clinch.
Frost tries to work over McGuiness's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Frost lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
McGuiness gets through Frost's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Frost is working McGuiness over against the ropes.
McGuiness lands a body shot in the clinch.
McGuiness presses Frost against the ropes and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Frost is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that McGuiness can do to turn this around?
McGuiness slows down the pace here.
McGuiness wants to break the clinch but can't.
Frost tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGuiness's elbow.
Frost swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Frost lands a body punch.
Frost prevents a body shot from McGuiness. #T2#
Frost works on McGuiness's body with a couple of short punches.
Frost lands a nice shot to the body.
Frost struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
McGuiness is trying to stall.
Frost misses with a hook to the ribs.
Frost tries a body shot but McGuiness blocks it.
Frost cracks McGuiness with a nice body shot.
Frost digs a right hand underneath McGuiness's ribcage. McGuiness let out a lung full of air as it connected.
McGuiness is breathing heavily.
McGuiness misses with a hook from the clinch.
Frost tries a body shot but McGuiness blocks it.
McGuiness can't break the clinch.
McGuiness tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Frost stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Frost goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tobin Frost has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Frost struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
Frost tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGuiness's elbow.
A left hand lands to the body for Frost.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tobin Frost dominated that second round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. And we move into the final round!
#R3#
McGuiness takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Tobin Frost is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Frost wants to clinch but McGuiness slips to the side
letting McGuiness counter with a right hand.
Good shot there by Frost.
Liam McGuiness has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Frost jabs McGuiness right on the nose. McGuiness blinks but takes it well.
Frost misses with a wild body shot.
Nice uppercut there from McGuiness.
Frost misses the body punch
and McGuiness counters with a head kick. That will keep Frost thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!
McGuiness takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Frost swings for the body but McGuiness moves out of range.
Frost throws out a powerful jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Frost lands a jab-cross combination. #T1#
Frost throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.#CL#
Frost gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
McGuiness is looking to break free of the clinch but Frost has double underhooks.
McGuiness digs a right hand into Frost's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Frost's gas tank.
Frost blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Frost throws a blind hook that connects with the side of McGuinesss head.
Frost misses with a punch to the body.
Frost struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
Frost tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Frost blocks an uppercut.
McGuiness is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
A short uppercut from McGuiness.
Frost tries a body shot but McGuiness blocks it.
Frost presses McGuiness against the ropes and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Frost lands a nice shot to the body.
Frost misses with a punch to the body. #T2#
Frost struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
McGuiness is trying to maintain a safe position but Frost gets an underhook and turns McGuiness into the ropes.
Frost lands a nice shot to the body.
A nice left hand lands by Frost.
Nice body punch from Frost - that landed with a thud.
Frost lands a body shot in the clinch.
McGuiness takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
A nice right hand lands inside from Frost.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
McGuiness looking to slow down the pace here.
McGuiness misses with a punch to the body.
McGuiness blocks a body shot from Frost.
Frost is working McGuiness over against the ropes.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as Frost controls his hands.
McGuiness wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Frost fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Frost working some nice short punches in the clinch.#BC2#
McGuiness breaks from the clinch.
Frost lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Ren Mimura scores the fight 28:28
Judge Hirohito Nitta scores the fight 28:28
Judge Yuuki Gou scores the fight 28:28

The fight is ruled a draw!

 

Event: Dynasty Fight Night 1     
Date:   Aug 02, 2017
#R1#
Makinwa throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
It looked like McGuiness wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
McGuiness loads up on a big right hand but Makinwa slips the punch.
Makinwa misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Makinwa misses with the body kick
and Makinwa takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Makinwa rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and McGuiness counters with a straight right hand.
Makinwa jabbing away but nothing is landing.
McGuiness looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Makinwa throws the kick towards the body but McGuiness avoids it.
Makinwa pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
McGuiness was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Makinwa scores with the left hand. McGuiness knows he should have avoided that one.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Makinwa throws an off balance right hand
and McGuiness counters with a stiff right hand. #CUT#
It looks like Ugor Makinwa has been cut.#KD#
McGuiness scores a flash knockdown with a right hook that drops Makinwa to his hands and knees! The ref pushes McGuiness away as he looks to land an illegal blow. Makinwa got an extra few seconds to recover there, which could have made all the differences as he stumbles back to his feet. The referee looks into his eyes and decides to allow the bout to continue. Can he survive?!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
That kick from Makinwa tenderised McGuiness's leg. McGuiness is trying to keep his angry face on.
Makinwa throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent McGuiness stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Makinwa connects with a good right hand that stumbles McGuiness. McGuiness circles away out of range and recomposes himself.#T1#
Makinwa throws a poor cross that misses #KD#
and McGuiness counters with a perfectly timed counter left hook that drops Makinwa to the mat, face first! McGuiness goes to the neutral corner and waits for the referee to start the count. Makinwa is back to hise feet already though and looking to continue the bout! Exciting stuff!
Crunch! Makinwa slams his shin into McGuiness's torso.
Makinwa lands with an overhand left.
Ugor Makinwa seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
That kick from Makinwa tenderised McGuiness's leg. McGuiness is trying to keep his angry face on.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Makinwa scores with a spinning back kick!
Makinwa throws a body shot but no joy.
Makinwa throws an uppercut from half a mile away. McGuiness sees it coming and avoids it easily.
An attempted straight right counter from McGuiness misses the target.
Makinwa cracks McGuiness with an open hand slap.
Makinwa looks to throw the jab but McGuiness is out of range.
Makinwa thuds a left hand into McGuiness's body.
Makinwa throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and McGuiness counters with a lovely shot to the body.
McGuiness fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Makinwa manages to avoid it.
Makinwa lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.#T2#
McGuiness tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Makinwa motions for McGuiness to come forward. Makinwa throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
McGuiness is looking to counter punch.
Makinwa throws a right hand that misses
and McGuiness counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
McGuiness uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Makinwa.
Makinwa throws a body shot but no joy.
McGuiness was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Makinwa throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Makinwa misses with a wild body shot.
A little feinted left hand from McGuiness on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
McGuiness feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Makinwas jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
McGuiness uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Makinwa.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Makinwa lands with an overhand left.
Makinwa throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Makinwa lands a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Liam McGuiness takes that one as he scored multiple knockdowns. Ugor Makinwa was lucky to get out of the first round.
The cut man is working on Ugor Makinwa's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R2#
McGuiness takes one to the side of the head.
A good leg kick by Makinwa.
McGuiness avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
It looked like McGuiness wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Makinwa takes a swing at McGuiness's ribcage but misses.
A little feinted left hand from McGuiness on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
McGuiness throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Makinwa stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Makinwa moves away from the strike by McGuiness.
McGuiness keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
McGuiness takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Makinwa slips a jab from McGuiness.
McGuiness misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Makinwa lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but McGuiness circles away quickly and effectively.
Makinwa displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as McGuiness throws out the jab.
Makinwa steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.#T1#
McGuiness throws a right and a left that Makinwa avoids nicely.
Makinwa misses with a jab to the body
letting McGuiness counter with a right hand.
Makinwa lands with a kick to the temple. McGuiness shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Makinwa misses with a low kick as McGuiness jumps back.
Makinwa shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
McGuiness was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
A big right from McGuiness misses.
Makinwa throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Makinwa avoids a punch combination nicely.
Makinwa misses with a straight left.
Makinwa misses with a right hand
enabling McGuiness to counter with a crisp jab.
McGuiness walks forward, straight into a front kick from Makinwa.#T2#
Makinwa throws a low kick but McGuiness moves out of range easily.
Makinwa scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Good standup being displayed there by Makinwa as he connects with a hook.
McGuiness ducks right into an uppercut from Makinwa.
Makinwa misses with a left hand
and McGuiness counters with a nice uppercut. #CL2#
Makinwa gets in close and instigates a clinch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from McGuiness.
A hook to the body from McGuiness. #BC#
McGuiness's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
McGuiness's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Makinwa connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! McGuiness scrambles back to his feet.
Makinwa throws a sloppy head kick and McGuiness moves out of range easily.
A little feinted left hand from McGuiness on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
McGuiness jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Makinwa throws a nice outside leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ugor Makinwa showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Ugor Makinwa's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!
#R3#
Makinwa lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Makinwa swings away with a body shot that misses #KD#
and McGuiness counters with a perfectly timed counter left hook that drops Makinwa to the mat, face first! McGuiness goes to the neutral corner and waits for the referee to start the count. Makinwa is back to hise feet already though and looking to continue the bout! Exciting stuff!
Makinwa misses the shot to the body.
Liam McGuiness is winning the standup battle so far.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Makinwa.
Makinwa just misses with a punch to the body.
A punch lands to the side of McGuiness 's head but he takes it in his stride.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Makinwa swings away with a body shot that misses
and McGuiness connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.#ROC#
Makinwa is rocked!
Makinwa changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Makinwa lands with a kick to the ribs.
Makinwa throws a low kick but McGuiness moves out of range easily.
McGuiness throwing a counter right hand but Makinwa manages to avoid it.
McGuiness swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Makinwa only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Makinwa throws a combination but it was largely blocked by McGuiness. #T1#
Makinwa lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Makinwa misses with the body kick#KD#
and McGuiness counters with a straight right that drops Makinwa on his ass! Makinwa jumps back to his feet. He seems OK to continue so we'll get back to the action.
Makinwa is still on wobbly legs! Can McGuiness finish him?
McGuiness knocks out Makinwa with a massive right hand! The ref tackles McGuiness before he can follow up with any more strikes and that's it everyone. McGuiness picks up the big W with a huge KO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:16 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
Liam McGuiness really struggled to get his t-shirt on before his hand was raised. Making sure that Sully's Bar & Grill logo gets some air time is pretty tricky when you're all sweaty.

 

Event: FC 155:The Tribute     
Date:   Jul 01, 2017
#R1#
Nobonaga misses with a body kick.
As Nobonaga looks to move away, McGuiness throws a big counter combo but Nobonaga just gets out of the way.
McGuiness has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gorilla Warfare Academy in the buildup to the fight.
Nobonaga uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.#CL2#
Nobonaga closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the ropes.
Nobonaga using the Thai plumb to throw knees but McGuiness has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
McGuiness avoiding damage as Nobonaga throws knees to the body.
Nobonaga is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. McGuiness is defending well for now.
Nobonaga misses with a punch to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Nobonaga.
Nobonaga throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but McGuiness blocks it with crossed arms.
McGuiness stalling.
A head punch on the inside from Nobonaga fails to land.
McGuiness tries to work over Nobonaga's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.#BC#
McGuiness escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Nobonaga tries to clinch but McGuiness is having none of it.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Nobonaga - that will leave a mark!
Nobonaga moves in looking to clinch but McGuiness pushes him off.#T1#
Nobonaga misses with a head kick.
McGuiness swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.#CL2#
Nobonaga gets in close and instigates a clinch.
We've been informed that Nobonaga has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Nobonaga lands an elbow inside that McGuiness shrugs off. #CUT2#
It looks like Liam McGuiness has been cut.
Nobonaga comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Nobonaga.
A head punch on the inside from Nobonaga fails to land.
Nobonaga tries to land knees in the clinch but McGuiness avoids the damage to the body.
McGuiness blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
McGuiness prevents a body shot from Nobonaga.
Nobonaga looking to throw knees to the head but McGuiness is blocking nicely. #BC#
McGuiness's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.#CL2#
Nobonaga has taken the fight to the clinch.
Nobonaga lands with a left to the head.
Nobonaga utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.#BC#
McGuiness breaks the clinch. #CL2#
Nobonaga fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with McGuiness, pushing him back against the ropes.#T2#
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nobonaga misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nobonaga throws an elbow that misses.
McGuiness tries to work over Nobonaga's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Nobonaga works on McGuiness's body with a couple of short punches.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as McGuiness takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Nobonaga.
McGuiness throws a punch but it's blocked by Nobonaga.
Nobonaga unloads a knee to the mid-section.
McGuiness is breathing heavily.
A short body shot lands from Nobonaga as the two fighters clinch.
Nobonaga crunches a lovely knee into McGuiness's ribcage.
Nobonaga is trying to maintain a safe position but McGuiness gets an underhook and turns Nobonaga into the ropes.
McGuiness swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Nobonaga lands a knee to the body.
Nobonaga using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Nobonaga lands a hook that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
Nobonaga lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Nobonaga misses with a body punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sagoya Nobonaga dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Liam McGuiness's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the ring so we can get back down to business.
#R2#
A head kick from Nobonaga lands but McGuiness takes it in his stride.
Nobonaga tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Nobonaga uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from McGuiness.
Nobonaga tries to counter by closing the distance.
Nobonaga pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Nobonaga throws a sloppy head kick and McGuiness moves out of range easily. #CL2#
Nobonaga has managed to clinch.
Nobonaga can't find room to land a body shot as McGuiness controls the action.
Nobonaga misses with a knee to the head.
McGuiness is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the ropes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nobonaga is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. McGuiness is defending well for now.
McGuiness tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Nobonaga lands a nice elbow.
McGuiness is trying to stall.
Nobonaga tries to stall but McGuiness uses the opportunity to gain a better position. #T1#
McGuiness misses with a shot to the kidneys.
McGuiness wants to break free but Nobonaga has control. #BC#
McGuiness breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
McGuiness swats away the attempt to clinch by Nobonaga.
McGuiness swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Nobonaga wants to clinch.
Nobonaga tries to clinch up but McGuiness circles away and keeps his distance.
Sagoya Nobonaga seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nobonaga throws a nice inside leg kick.
Left hook, right uppercut from Nobonaga. #CL2#
Nobonaga has closed the distance and engaged McGuiness in a clinch. #T2#
McGuiness managing to block the knees to the body from Nobonaga.
Nobonaga misses with a punch to the body.
McGuiness scores with a shot to the side of Nobonaga's head.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Nobonaga takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
McGuiness on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
McGuiness wants to break free but Nobonaga has control.
Nobonaga has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
McGuiness misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nobonaga is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. McGuiness is defending well for now.#BC#
McGuiness manages to break the clinch.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Nobonaga. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.#CL2#
Nobonaga drives through and clinches with McGuiness against the ropes.
Nobonaga misses with a short punch on the inside.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A short uppercut from Nobonaga.
Nobonaga misses with the head strike.
Nobonaga pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the ropes.
McGuiness prevents a body shot from Nobonaga. #BC#
McGuiness escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
McGuiness waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Nobonaga.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sagoya Nobonaga showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Liam McGuiness's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!
#R3#
Nobonaga connects with a high kick.
Nobonaga fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Nobonaga tries to clinch up against the ropes, rushing in to close the distance. McGuiness manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by McGuiness.#CL2#
Nobonaga clinches.
Come on McGuiness - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Nobonaga looking to throw knees to the head but McGuiness is blocking nicely.
McGuiness tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nobonaga misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from McGuiness.
Nobonaga can't find room to land a body shot as McGuiness controls the action.
McGuiness tries to break free but Nobonaga pushes him back against the ropes.#BC#
McGuiness manages to break the clinch.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! McGuiness crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Nobonaga - the referee stops the clock and McGuiness gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Nobonaga. McGuiness manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Nobonaga wants to clinch up but McGuiness keeps it at a distance.
An attempted straight right counter from McGuiness misses the target.#T1##CL2#
Nobonaga closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the ropes. #BC#
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
McGuiness breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Nobonaga tries to close the distance and clinch but McGuiness swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
McGuiness throws a hook but Nobonaga avoids it easily.#CL2#
Nobonaga darts in and clinches McGuiness up against the ropes.#BC#
McGuiness's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Nobonaga fails with an attempt to clinch. #CL2#
Nobonaga rushes McGuiness and pushes him back against the ropes in a clinch.
A nice left hand lands by Nobonaga.
Nobonaga lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
McGuiness scores with a hook to the body.
Nobonaga tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGuiness's elbow.
Nobonaga tries to throw a body punch but McGuiness avoids it by throwing Nobonaga back against the ropes. #T2#
Nobonaga lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
McGuiness tries a body shot but Nobonaga blocks it.
Nobonaga leaning against his opponent.
Nobonaga throws a head punch that misses.
McGuiness misses with a shot to the kidneys.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.#BC#
McGuiness's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
McGuiness circles away from the clinch attempt
enabling McGuiness to counter with a crisp jab. #CL2#
McGuiness tries to keep at a distance but Nobonaga has taken the fight into the clinch.
Nobonaga fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Nobonaga.
McGuiness tries to throw a body punch but Nobonaga avoids it by throwing McGuiness back against the ropes.
McGuiness has Nobonaga pressed against the ropes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sagoya Nobonaga really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Liam McGuiness's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.
#R4#
Nobonaga smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Nobonaga bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.#CL2#
Nobonaga gets in close and instigates a clinch. #BC#
McGuiness breaks the clinch.
McGuiness takes one to the side of the head.
McGuiness pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Nobonaga slips a straight right by McGuiness.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nobonaga tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
McGuiness swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Nobonaga tries to close the distance and clinch but McGuiness swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Nobonaga lands with a thumping leg kick.
Nobonaga tries to clinch up against the ropes, rushing in to close the distance. McGuiness manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.#T1#
Nobonaga fails with an attempt to clinch.
Nobonaga is looking to clinch.
McGuiness swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
McGuiness swats away the attempt to clinch by Nobonaga.
Nobonaga tries to clinch but McGuiness is having none of it.
Nobonaga wants to clinch but McGuiness slips to the side
and McGuiness counters with a straight right hand.#CL2#
Nobonaga clinches.
McGuiness lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Nobonaga doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Nobonaga tries to work over McGuiness's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Nobonaga is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the ropes.
Nobonaga is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but McGuiness is keeping busy.#T2#
A short left from McGuiness.
McGuiness has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
McGuiness is working Nobonaga over against the ropes.#BC#
McGuiness pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Nobonaga wants to clinch up but McGuiness keeps it at a distance.
McGuiness throwing a counter right hand but Nobonaga manages to avoid it.
Nobonaga throws a head kick but McGuiness moves out of range.
Nobonaga tries to close the distance and clinch up but McGuiness swats him away and circles back towards the center.
McGuiness jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Nobonaga moves to clinch but McGuiness breaks away
and McGuiness counters with a stiff right hand.
Nobonaga tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but McGuiness was well out of range. Poor timing from Nobonaga.
Nobonaga moves to clinch but McGuiness breaks away
and McGuiness counters with a lovely straight right hand!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Liam McGuiness had his way with Sagoya Nobonaga in that round.
The cut man is working on Liam McGuiness'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!
#R5#
Nobonaga swings widly with a right hand
and Nobonaga takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Sagoya Nobonaga is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from McGuiness.
A clash of legs there as Nobonaga blocks the low kick.
Liam McGuiness has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Nobonaga wants to clinch up but McGuiness keeps it at a distance.
Nobonaga is looking to clinch.
McGuiness is looking to counter punch.#CL2#
Nobonaga has taken the fight to the clinch.
Nobonaga gets through McGuiness's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Nobonaga letting McGuiness take a breather here.
McGuiness lands a body punch in the clinch. #T1#
McGuiness doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
McGuiness throws a head punch that misses.
Nobonaga keeps the fight in the clinch, despite McGuiness's efforts to push away.
McGuiness takes a knee right on the jaw!
McGuiness misses with a punch on the inside.
McGuiness is trying to break free.
A nice left hand lands by McGuiness.
McGuiness lands a left hand that snaps the head of Nobonaga backwards.
McGuiness wants to stall.
McGuiness tries to work over Nobonaga's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target. #T2#
McGuiness trying to stall but Nobonaga improves his position.
Nobonaga misses with a short punch on the inside.
McGuiness swings away with an uppercut that misses. #BC#
McGuiness escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Nobonaga tries to close the distance and clinch up against the ropes but McGuiness paws at him with a jab and circles away.#CL2#
Nobonaga rushes McGuiness and pushes him back against the ropes in a clinch.
Nobonaga tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and McGuiness avoids it.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
McGuiness looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
McGuiness lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the ropes.
McGuiness stalling in the clinch.
McGuiness digs a right hand into Nobonaga's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Nobonaga's gas tank.

And that's the end of the fight!
Liam McGuiness showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Nobonaga 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 Roger Salmon scores the fight 47:48
Judge Ryoma Takatsuka scores the fight 47:48
Judge Chris Saunders scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sagoya Nobonaga!

After winning the bout, Sagoya Nobonaga thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.

 

Event: FC: Fight Night 2     
Date:   Jun 14, 2017
#R1#
McGuiness throws a shot from downtown. Tiberio moves away and avoids it.
Tiberio throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Decent striking displayed by McGuiness there.
McGuiness avoids the head kick by Tiberio.
Tiberio scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. McGuiness doesn't seem bothered though.
Tiberio buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Tiberio scores with a leg kick.
The fighters circling - Tiberio throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from McGuiness! But no joy.
Tiberio definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tiberio wants to land a leg kick but McGuiness is out of range.
McGuiness looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tiberio misses with a hook. McGuiness ducked under it nicely.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Tiberio throws a leg kick that is checked
and McGuiness counters with a beautiful head kick that sends Tiberio crashing to the mat! Oh, he's out! He's out! McGuiness is jumping up and down like a maniac, spit streaming from his mouthpiece, shouting and screaming at his corner. Wow, this obviously means a hell of a lot to him! What an outpouring of emotion.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Liam McGuiness!
Jumping up and down and very excited, Liam McGuiness waved his t-shirt featuring Sully's Bar & Grill's logo in front of the cameras.

 

Event: FC 149     
Date:   May 20, 2017
#R1#
Johnson tries to clinch but McGuiness moves out of range.
Johnson lands a nice looking body kick.
Johnson misses the shot to the body.
McGuiness throwing a counter right hand but Johnson manages to avoid it.
Johnson thuds his shin into the meat of McGuiness's side.
Jab by Johnson.
Johnson moves out of range of the strikes.
Johnson throws a good cross that connects.
McGuiness has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gorilla Warfare Academy in the buildup to the fight.
Johnson lands a lovely overhand right.
Johnson throws a sloppy head kick and McGuiness moves out of range easily.
McGuiness was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Nice shot lands for Johnson.
Fleece Johnson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Johnson is looking to chop away at McGuiness's legs.
McGuiness swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
A head kick misses from Johnson.
McGuiness feinted there with a counter leg kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Johnson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Johnson is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
McGuiness walks forward, straight into a front kick from Johnson.
Johnson throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.#T1#
Nice jab there from Johnson.
Johnson misses with an uppercut. McGuiness saw that one coming.
Johnson lands the left hand.
McGuiness walks straight into a perfectly timed right hook, crumpling him to the floor! McGuiness is in all kinds of trouble here - can he beat the count? 3,4,5,6,7,8,9....10 - he's out and it's by a long way too - he didn't ever look like beating that count!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:21 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punch). Fleece Johnson!
A relieved looking Fleece Johnson thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.

 

Event: FC PPV 3     
Date:   Apr 22, 2017
#R1#
Mayweather scores with a spinning back kick!
Mayweather misses with a body kick.
Mayweather lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Mayweather scores with a kick to the midsection.
Mayweather scores with a jab. McGuiness acknowledges it with a nod of the head. #CUT#
It looks like Liam McGuiness has been cut.
McGuiness throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Mayweather scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. McGuiness doesn't seem bothered though.
Mayweather throws a leg kick but McGuiness sees it coming and moves out of range.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
McGuiness throws a shot from downtown. Mayweather moves away and avoids it.
Mayweather lands a right hook to the body.
Mayweather throws a leg kick but McGuiness checks it.
McGuiness follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Mayweather scores with a hook to the body. McGuiness takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Mayweather.
McGuiness takes one on the chin but keeps coming. #T1#
Mayweather pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
McGuiness swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Mayweather throws a body kick that misses
and McGuiness counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Mayweather tries to land a front kick but McGuiness steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Mayweather scores with a kick to the midsection.
Mayweather throws a lazy body kick
and McGuiness counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Mayweather misses with an uppercut.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A low kick from Mayweather misses
and McGuiness counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Mayweather is looking to land body kicks.
McGuiness misses with a left hand
and Mayweather counters with a solid body kick.
A punch lands to the side of McGuiness 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Mayweather feints and then cracks McGuiness's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow McGuiness down.
Mayweather looks to land a body kick but McGuiness moved away.#T2#
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
That kick from Mayweather tenderised McGuiness's leg. McGuiness is trying to keep his angry face on.
Mayweather blocks a jab.
Mayweather is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Mayweather is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
McGuiness ducks under a wild hook from Mayweather.
Mayweather scoring well with a low kick there.
The fighters circling - McGuiness throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
It appears Mayweather was looking to counter with a kick there.
Mayweather misses with an uppercut. McGuiness saw that one coming.
McGuiness now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
A nice inside leg kick there by Mayweather. That's going to slow McGuiness down.
McGuiness steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Mayweather. That one must have hurt.
Mayweather waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract McGuiness.
Mayweather throws a right hand that misses
and McGuiness counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
McGuiness scores with a kick to the midsection.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kevin Mayweather dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Liam McGuiness's cut.
That's time! Mayweather's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.
#R2#
Mayweather uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.
A lazy body kick from Mayweather
and McGuiness counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head. #CUT2#
It looks like Kevin Mayweather has been cut.
A lazy body kick from Mayweather #KD2#
and McGuiness counters with a lead uppercut that lands right on the button! Mayweather goes down! Will Mayweather beat the count? 3,4,5 - he's up! No problem. Let's get back to the action!
McGuiness has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from McGuiness there as he acknowledges the shot.
Mayweather moves out of range of the strikes.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
McGuiness looks to throw the jab but Mayweather is out of range.
Mayweather misses with a lunging right hand
and McGuiness counters with a stiff right hand.
Kevin Mayweather is winning the standup battle so far.
A lazy body kick from Mayweather
and McGuiness counters with a stiff right hand.
Mayweather throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Mayweather throws a body punch but McGuiness moves out of range.
Mayweather throws a body kick that misses #KD2#
and McGuiness counters with a really nice, stiff jab that drops Mayweather onto his ass. He'll have to take the mandatory count from the referee but he's back on his feet and he seems OK to continue.
Mayweather lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.#T1#
Mayweather throws a wild body kick that McGuiness sees coming a mile off.
Mayweather throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
McGuiness looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Mayweather lands with a straight right. McGuiness didn't see that one coming.
Mayweather scores with a push kick.
Mayweather throws a body kick, spinning off balance#KD2#
and McGuiness counters with a really nice, stiff jab that drops Mayweather onto his ass. He'll have to take the mandatory count from the referee but he's back on his feet and he seems OK to continue.
Mayweather finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Jab by Mayweather.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mayweather looks for the body kick but McGuiness saw that one coming.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Mayweather throws a low kick but McGuiness avoids it.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Mayweather slips a straight right by McGuiness.
It looked like Mayweather was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
McGuiness sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.#T2#
Mayweather delivers a nice body kick.
Mayweather looks to land a body kick but McGuiness moved away.
McGuiness takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Mayweather throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
McGuiness looks like he wants to counter punch here.
McGuiness sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
McGuiness is breathing heavily.
McGuiness defending well as Mayweather loads up on a big left hand.
Mayweather misses with a low kick as McGuiness jumps back.
Nice straight punches there by Mayweather. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Mayweather.
Mayweather tests McGuiness's chin there with a solid looking shot.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
McGuiness swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
McGuiness takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Mayweather lands a body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Liam McGuiness will take that one after putting his opponent down more than once in the round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Mayweather's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.
#R3#
A lazy body kick from Mayweather
and McGuiness cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Mayweather scores with a jab to the jaw.
McGuiness misses with a straight right.
Mayweather throws a quick counter kick to the body but McGuiness avoids it.
A combination from Mayweather does no damage.
Mayweather throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and McGuiness counters with a nice uppercut.
Mayweather bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Mayweather throws a front kick aimed at McGuiness's knee but McGuiness avoids it well.
Mayweather misses with a hook
and McGuiness counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Mayweather thinking.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Mayweather throws a good cross that connects.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Mayweather.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mayweather throws out a powerful jab.#ROC#
McGuiness is rocked!#T1##KD#
Mayweather drops a shoulder and throws a biiiig uppercut that drops McGuiness onto his butt! McGuiness pops straight back to his feet to convince the referee that he's OK to continue.
McGuiness is still on wobbly legs! Can Mayweather finish him?
Mayweather moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
McGuiness walks into a picture perfect straight right hand from Mayweather! He's gone down face first to the canvas, unconscious before he even hit the floor! Ohhhh. My. Goodness! That boys and girls was a beautiful knockout! Give that man a biscuit!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:21 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Kevin Mayweather!
Our winner, Kevin Mayweather, 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.

 

Event: FC:Wednesday Night Fights 6     
Date:   Apr 05, 2017
#R1#
Lodbrok throws a nice inside leg kick.
Lodbrok lunges at McGuiness with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by McGuiness's hand.
Lodbrok misses with a right hand
and McGuiness counters with a body kick that stops Lodbrok in his tracks momentarily.
Lodbrok connects with a solid leg kick.
Nice jab there from Lodbrok.
A combination from Lodbrok does no damage.
McGuiness raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Lodbrok wants to slow McGuiness down by chopping away at his legs.
Lodbrok rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but McGuiness moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Lodbrok swinging wildly here.
Lodbrok moves to clinch but McGuiness breaks away
and McGuiness connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Lodbrok missing with a left hand there. McGuiness was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one. #T1#
Lodbrok looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Lodbrok tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
McGuiness looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Lodbrok with a hook.
Lodbrok misses with the combination.
Lodbrok works McGuiness's body with a nice hook.
Lodbrok darts in trying to clinch
and McGuiness counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Lodbrok lands a head kick. McGuiness smiles back at him and beckons him forward. #T2#
Lodbrok misses with an uppercut. McGuiness saw that one coming.
Halfdan Lodbrok seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McGuiness swats away the attempt to clinch by Lodbrok.
Lodbrok throws an overhand right that lands on McGuiness's shoulder, as McGuiness tries to avoid the shot.
Lodbrok slips under a jab.
Lodbrok throws a head kick that McGuiness semi-blocks.
Lodbrok looks to throw the jab but McGuiness is out of range.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Lodbrok lands a lovely overhand right.
Lodbrok uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.
McGuiness misses with a lunging right hand
enabling Lodbrok to counter with a crisp jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Halfdan Lodbrok dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R2#
McGuiness throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Lodbrok lands with an overhand left.
McGuiness showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Lodbrok. #KD#
Lodbrok cracks McGuiness with a left hand that drops him to the canvas, up against the ropes! Can McGuiness get back up in time? 3, 4, 5, 6, 7... he's on one knee... 8, 9... he's up! 'Walk towards me' says the referee. McGuiness looks steady enough to continue so we're going to continue!
McGuiness throws a poor cross that misses
and Lodbrok counters with a straight right hand.#ROC#
McGuiness is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Lodbrok ducks down and throws a hook to the body but McGuiness moves away.
McGuiness swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Lodbrok misses with a hook to the body #KD2#
and McGuiness counters with a right, a left and a big uppercut that drops Lodbrok to the mat! McGuiness runs to a neutral corner to get the count going quickly. 3,4,5,6 and Lodbrok is back to his feet. He seems ready to continue - the ref agrees so we're back at it!
McGuiness takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Lodbrok swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
McGuiness swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.#T1#
McGuiness on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Lodbrok tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and McGuiness counters with a nice uppercut.
Lodbrok misses with a head kick.
Lodbrok scores with a leg kick.
Lodbrok fakes high and swings low for a body shot but McGuiness manages to avoid it.
McGuiness steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Lodbrok swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Lodbrok throws a one two combo.
McGuiness throws a combination that misses
and Lodbrok counters with a straight right hand.
McGuiness is still on wobbly legs! Can Lodbrok finish him?
The fighters circling - Lodbrok throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
McGuiness seems to have recovered his senses.
Halfdan Lodbrok is winning the standup battle so far.#T2#
Nice shot lands for McGuiness.
This has been an exciting period of action!
McGuiness takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Lodbrok connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between McGuiness's hands.
Lodbrok tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
A big right from Lodbrok misses.
A swing and a miss from Lodbrok.
McGuiness follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Lodbrok looks to score with a jab to the body but McGuiness is just out of range.
Lodbrok misses with a wild body shot.
McGuiness gets cracked there but stands up to it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Lodbrok throws a lazy right hand but McGuiness sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
It seemed like McGuiness was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Halfdan Lodbrok dominated that second round.
That's time! Lodbrok's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.
#R3#
Lodbrok rushes in with a sloppy looking punch #KD2#
and McGuiness counters with a really nice, stiff jab that drops Lodbrok onto his ass. He'll have to take the mandatory count from the referee but he's back on his feet and he seems OK to continue.#CL#
Lodbrok clinches up against the ropes.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
McGuiness tries to work over Lodbrok's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Lodbrok misses with an elbow strike.
Lodbrok leaning against his opponent.
Lodbrok lands a right hand that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards. #BC2#
McGuiness breaks from the clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Lodbrok misses with an uppercut
and McGuiness counters with a big uppercut that nearly lifts Lodbrok off his feet! Lodbrok crashes to the mat in all kinds of trouble! The referee starts the count but I'm not sure it's necessary - Lodbrok isn't going to make it! The count reaches 10 and this fight is all over! McGuiness screams and throws his mouthpiece into the crowd. Mmmmm spit, everywhere. Lovely.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:36 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
Liam McGuiness 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.

 

Event: FC: The Big Time!     
Date:   Mar 04, 2017
#R1#
Danielson throws a hook to the side of McGuiness's head but McGuiness sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Danielson swings for the body but McGuiness moves out of range.
Danielson ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
McGuiness looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
The fighters circling - McGuiness throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Danielson moves out of range as McGuiness strikes.
Nice defenses there by Danielson .
Danielson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Danielson 's hands are dropping dangerously low here and McGuiness connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Danielson scrambles back to his feet.
McGuiness takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
McGuiness misses with an attempted mid kick.
McGuiness looks to land a right hand but Danielson moved out of range.
Danielson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.
McGuiness scores with a jab.
McGuiness 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.#KD2#
McGuiness drops a shoulder and throws a biiiig uppercut that drops Danielson onto his butt! Danielson pops straight back to his feet to convince the referee that he's OK to continue.#ROC2#
Danielson is rocked!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
McGuiness misses with the combination.
Oh Danielson is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
McGuiness throws a looping overhand right but Danielson ducks down to avoid it.
Danielson seems to have got his legs back now.#T1#
Danielson moves into range and connects with a jab.
Danielson misses with a straight left.
Danielson lands a straight punch to the body, keeping McGuiness at a distance.
Danielson takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.#KD2#
McGuiness scores a flash knockdown with a right hook that drops Danielson to his hands and knees! The ref pushes McGuiness away as he looks to land an illegal blow. Danielson got an extra few seconds to recover there, which could have made all the differences as he stumbles back to his feet. The referee looks into his eyes and decides to allow the bout to continue. Can he survive?!
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!
McGuiness blocks a head kick by Danielson .
McGuiness goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
McGuiness lands with an overhand left.
McGuiness closes the distance and lands a crisp combination that knocks Danielson out cold! Danielson corner are devastated, head in hands behind our commentary position. Poor guys.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:35 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Liam McGuiness!
In his post fight interview, Liam McGuiness started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.

 

Event: FC: A Champion is Born     
Date:   Jan 21, 2017
#R1#
McGuiness throws a hook but Daily avoids it easily.
McGuiness throws a looping overhand right but Daily ducks down to avoid it.
Daily tried to counter with a leg kick but McGuiness avoided it.
McGuiness keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Daily.
McGuiness slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
McGuiness throws a push kick but Daily slaps the foot to one side.
McGuiness misses with a straight left.
Daily swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
McGuiness misses with a hook
and Daily connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
McGuiness throws a sloppy head kick and Daily moves out of range easily.
Daily quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
McGuiness throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Daily counters with a slapping leg kick.
Daily slips under a jab from McGuiness.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness looks to land a right hand but Daily moved out of range.
McGuiness works the jab nicely.
Jab by Daily.
A lazy left from McGuiness finds it's target.#T1#
A swing and a miss from Daily.
McGuiness lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Daily circles away quickly and effectively.
Daily slips a jab from McGuiness.
McGuiness pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
McGuiness misses with a hook
and Daily counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Daily moves out of range of the strikes.
A quick step to the side and Daily tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Daily dodges the punch combination from McGuiness.
McGuiness 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.
McGuiness throws an overhand right that lands on Daily's shoulder, as Daily tries to avoid the shot.
Daily half committed to a counter leg kick.
McGuiness takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Daily pulls out of a head kick attempt.
McGuiness throws a head kick that half lands.
McGuiness scores with a leg kick.
Daily tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but McGuiness was well out of range. Poor timing from Daily.#T2#
McGuiness throws a leg kick but Daily sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Daily is looking to counter punch.
McGuiness looks to throw a body kick
and McGuiness takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Daily 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.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
McGuiness misses with a hook
and Daily counters with a nice uppercut.
Daily staying out of range there.
Daily was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
McGuiness throws a hook to the side of Daily's head but Daily sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Daily dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
McGuiness has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
McGuiness throws a right hand that misses
enabling Daily to counter with a crisp jab.
Daily keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from McGuiness.
Daily is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Daily gets cracked with a nice right hand there by McGuiness.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Daily ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
Daily jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
McGuiness throws an off balance right hand
and Daily counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Daily moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
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 I.P. Daily will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R2#
McGuiness chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Daily can pounce on him.
Daily moves out of range of the strikes.
McGuiness throws a head kick that misses.
Daily staying out of range there.
It looked like Daily was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Liam McGuiness seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Daily lands a nice looking body shot.
A big right from McGuiness misses.
Daily swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Daily lands a right hook to the body.
McGuiness loads up on a big right hand but Daily slips the punch.
Daily was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
The fighters circling - McGuiness throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Daily bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
McGuiness looks to throw the jab but Daily is out of range.
Daily lands with a good body shot.
McGuiness jabbing away but nothing is landing.
McGuiness missing with a left hand there. Daily was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one. #T1#
McGuiness swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
McGuiness jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Daily misses the shot to the body.
Nice body punch from Daily.
A leg kick checked by Daily.
McGuiness throws a looping overhand right but Daily ducks down to avoid it.
Daily swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut
enabling Daily to counter with a crisp jab.
McGuiness throws a jab when Daily was well out of range.
McGuiness misses with a lunging right hand
and Daily counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
I.P. Daily is winning the standup battle so far.
McGuiness throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Daily sees it coming and avoids it easily.
McGuiness ducks right into an uppercut from Daily.
McGuiness misses with a lunging right hand
and Daily counters with a nice body shot.
McGuiness takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.#T2#
McGuiness scoring well with a low kick there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
McGuiness throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Daily scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Daily lands a right hook to the body.
A lazy left from Daily finds it's target.
McGuiness misses with a looping right.
Daily throwing a counter right hand but McGuiness manages to avoid it.
Daily throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Good work by Daily as he checks the leg kick.
McGuiness lands a nice shot that snaps Daily's head back.
McGuiness avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Daily keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from McGuiness.
McGuiness is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
McGuiness avoids the body shot from Daily.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from McGuiness! But no joy.
McGuiness swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

I.P. Daily dominated that second round.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R3#
Daily connects with an inside leg kick.
McGuiness scores with a jab to the head.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut.
Daily throws a body shot but no joy.
A swing and a miss from McGuiness.
Daily steps to the side to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.
Daily appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
McGuiness misses with a body kick.
Daily fires out a quick counter leg kick but McGuiness just manages to avoid it.
A big left from McGuiness misses.
Daily moves out of range as McGuiness strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Daily staying out of range there.
Nice cross by McGuiness.
McGuiness works Daily's body with a nice hook.
McGuiness looks to land a left hand but Daily moved out of range nicely.#T1#
McGuiness throws a hook but Daily avoids it easily.
McGuiness misses with a right hand
and Daily counters with a straight right hand.
A looping hook to the body misses from Daily. McGuiness does a little dance to reset his feet.
No joy there for Daily, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Daily is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by McGuiness.
McGuiness throws an off balance right hand
and Daily counters with a lovely straight right hand!
McGuiness misses with a hook
and Daily counters with a lovely straight right hand!
McGuiness with a hook.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut.
Daily scoring well with a low kick there.
Daily misses with an attempted mid kick.
McGuiness connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
McGuiness throws a body shot but no joy. #T2#
Daily swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Daily doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Daily uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.
McGuiness misses with a looping right.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut.
McGuiness ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Daily moves away.
Daily jabbing away but nothing is landing.
McGuiness throws out a counter right but Daily avoids it with no problem.
McGuiness lands a right hook to the body.
McGuiness scores with a jab.
McGuiness moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.#ROC2#
Daily is rocked!
McGuiness ducks down and throws a big overhand right - it lands flush on the jaw, knocking Daily out cold! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:56 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
A very excited looking Liam McGuiness 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.

 

Event: FC: New Years Eve BASH!     
Date:   Dec 31, 2016
#R1##CL#
Byrne closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the ropes.
Byrne being controlled against the ropes.
Byrne blocks a body shot from McGuiness.
Byrne fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Byrne doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
McGuiness stalling in the clinch but Byrne improves position.
Byrne fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A battle for position here, against the ropes.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Byrne.
I was talking to Byrne'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 had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A hook to the body from Byrne.
McGuiness blocks an uppercut.
Byrne lands a left hand that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
Byrne goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Byrne using the Thai plumb to throw knees but McGuiness has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Byrne doesn't land with the attempted body shot. #T1#
A right hook to the body lands for Byrne.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
McGuiness tries to break the clinch but Byrne is controlling the position.
Byrne misses with a punch to the body.
McGuiness blocks a body shot from Byrne.
Byrne misses with a body punch.
Byrne fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
McGuiness looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
McGuiness blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by McGuiness.
McGuiness misses with a punch to the body.
Byrne swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Nice body punch from Byrne - that landed with a thud.
Byrne lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Byrne tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage. #T2##BC2#
McGuiness's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
McGuiness lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.#CL#
Byrne clinches.
McGuiness looking to slow down the pace here.
Byrne struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
Byrne goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Byrne scores with a nice hook to the head.
Byrne tries to throw a body punch but McGuiness avoids it by throwing Byrne back against the ropes.
Byrne throws an elbow that misses.
Byrne misses with a shot to the kidneys. #BC2#
McGuiness escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Byrne lands a right hook to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Byrne dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on McGuiness. That did some damage!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

David Byrne dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R2#
Byrne with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Byrne throws a leg kick that is checked
and McGuiness counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Byrne scores with a jab to the body.#CL#
McGuiness gets tackled into the ropes by Byrne. Byrne maintains the clinch.
Byrne swings away with an uppercut that misses.
McGuiness blocks an uppercut.
McGuiness manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
A nice right hand lands inside from Byrne.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Byrne throws a punch but it's blocked by McGuiness.
Byrne throws a punch but it's blocked by McGuiness.
Byrne misses with a short punch on the inside.
Byrne lands a shoulder strike. #BC2#
McGuiness breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance. #T1#
Ouch! a nice leg kick from McGuiness, right into the meat.
Byrne is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that McGuiness can do to turn this around?#CL#
Byrne rushes McGuiness and pushes him back against the ropes in a clinch.
Byrne can't find room to land a body shot as McGuiness controls the action.
McGuiness tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
McGuiness takes a shot to the head.
Byrne working aggressively here.
Byrne scores with a nice hook to the head.
Byrne tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Byrne is working McGuiness over against the ropes.
Byrne misses with a short punch on the inside.
McGuiness misses with a hook to the ribs.
McGuiness stalling in the clinch but Byrne improves position.
Byrne misses with a short punch on the inside.
McGuiness's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
McGuiness looking to stall. #T2#
McGuiness is looking to control Byrne's arms but Byrne gets an underhook and turns him. Now McGuiness has his back to the ropes.
McGuiness tries to circle away but Byrne has him pinned against the ropes.
Byrne tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
McGuiness blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Byrne has a couple of punches blocked by McGuiness.
McGuiness is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the ropes.
McGuiness tries to throw a body punch but Byrne avoids it by throwing McGuiness back against the ropes.
McGuiness looking to stall.
McGuiness wants to stall.
McGuiness wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Byrne has him pressed against the ropes.
Byrne tries a body shot but McGuiness blocks it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

David Byrne dominated that second round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R3#
Nice straight punches there by Byrne. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Byrne.
The fight stays on the outside here - Byrne looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Byrne wants to clinch up but McGuiness keeps it at a distance.
McGuiness tries to move into range but Byrne moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Byrne on the wrong end of a nice hook.#CUT2#
It looks like David Byrne has been cut.
Byrne misses with a wild body shot.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Byrne tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but McGuiness was well out of range. Poor timing from Byrne.
Byrne's jab looks to have found its range, popping McGuiness under the eye.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness throws a looping overhand right but Byrne ducks down to avoid it.
McGuiness blocks a jab.
Byrne misses with a leg kick
and McGuiness counters with a leg kick.
Byrne misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from McGuiness. #T1#
Byrne misses with a hook
and McGuiness counters with a right hand to the body.
McGuiness bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
McGuiness keeps the fight on the outside.
McGuiness throws a chopping leg kick but Byrne manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Byrne motions for McGuiness to come forward. Byrne throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Byrne fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Byrne throws a lazy right hand but McGuiness sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from McGuiness! But no joy.
A bone on bone clash there as McGuiness blocks the leg kick.
Byrne tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
And McGuiness responds with a good body kick, but Byrne manages to step out the way in time.
Byrne with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as McGuiness checks a leg kick.
McGuiness only half commits to the counter leg kick.#T2#
Byrne throws a chopping leg kick but McGuiness manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
McGuiness throws a counter combo.
Nice shot lands for Byrne.
Byrne throws a body shot but no joy.
McGuiness flicks out a counter leg kick but Byrne steps away.
Byrne jabs at McGuiness's body.
Byrne throws a leg kick which misses McGuiness's front leg but catches the back leg as McGuiness tries to avoid it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Byrne. McGuiness does a little dance to reset his feet.
Byrne lands a right hook to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Byrne connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Byrne cracks a nice hook into McGuiness's ribs.
McGuiness throws a head kick but Byrne moves out of range.
Byrne lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.#CL#
Byrne rushes McGuiness and presses him up against the ropes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

David Byrne clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on David Byrne's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!
#R4#
Byrne lands a glancing blow to the side of McGuiness's head.
Byrne jabs McGuiness to the body, keeping him at a distance.
A leg kick checked by McGuiness.
Byrne misses with a wild body shot.
McGuiness has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Byrne.
McGuiness wants to slow Byrne down by chopping away at his legs.
McGuiness has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Byrne.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Byrne, right into the meat.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Good leg kick by Byrne there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Byrne connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Nice jab there from Byrne.
Byrne misses with a hook. McGuiness ducked under it nicely. #T1#
A clash of legs there as McGuiness blocks the low kick.
Byrne looks to score with a jab to the body but McGuiness is just out of range.
McGuiness swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
A head kick misses from McGuiness.
David Byrne seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Byrne fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.#CL#
Byrne gets a clinch.
Byrne digs a right hand into McGuiness's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on McGuiness's gas tank.
Byrne tries a body shot but McGuiness blocks it.
McGuiness's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
McGuiness trying to stall but Byrne improves his position.
Byrne swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Byrne tries a body shot but McGuiness blocks it.
Byrne misses with a hook from the clinch.
Byrne misses with a punch to the body.
McGuiness tries to break the clinch but Byrne is controlling the position. #T2#
Byrne misses with a short punch on the inside.
McGuiness trying to control the position but instead, Byrne has worked for underhooks and has pushed McGuiness into the ropes.#BC2#
McGuiness breaks the clinch.
McGuiness throws a hook but Byrne avoids it easily.
It looked like Byrne wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
An inside leg kick from Byrne misses.
It seemed like McGuiness was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
McGuiness throws a low kick but Byrne avoids it.
Byrne is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Byrne fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
David Byrne is winning the standup battle so far.
Byrne throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent McGuiness stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Nice body punch from Byrne.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Byrne thumps McGuiness with a low kick.
Byrne throws a good cross that connects.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

David Byrne had his way with Liam McGuiness in that round.
The cut man is working on David Byrne's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!
#R5#
Byrne punishes McGuiness's body with a nice straight punch.
Byrne doesn't manage to clinch there - McGuiness circles away.
McGuiness tries a quick counter leg kick but Byrne is wise to it.
McGuiness tries a head kick but it misses.
Liam McGuiness has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Byrne gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Byrne lands a leg kick that knocks McGuiness off balance momentarily.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Byrne, right into the meat.
Byrne takes a swing at McGuiness's ribcage but misses.
Byrne backing away here, and McGuiness unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Byrne is looking to wear down McGuiness with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
McGuiness walks into a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Byrne pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Byrne takes a swing at McGuiness's ribcage but misses.
McGuiness throws a hook but Byrne blocks it.
McGuiness is pinned up against the ropes taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight. #T1##CL#
Byrne rushes McGuiness and presses him up against the ropes.#BC2#
McGuiness escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Byrne fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. McGuiness looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
A nice inside leg kick there by McGuiness. That's going to slow Byrne down.
A nice inside leg kick there by Byrne. That's going to slow McGuiness down.
McGuiness 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 solid leg kick lands there for Byrne.
A good leg kick by Byrne.
Byrne looks to score with a jab to the body but McGuiness is just out of range.
McGuiness looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
McGuiness avoids the body shot from Byrne.
McGuiness appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Byrne ducks down and throws a hook to the body but McGuiness moves away.
McGuiness raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.#T2#
Byrne lands with a shot to the body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Byrne.
Byrne stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A chopping leg kick lands by Byrne.
Byrne throws out a powerful jab.
Byrne throws a solid leg kick but McGuiness takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Byrne.
Byrne throws the left hand but McGuiness avoids the punch easily.
Good leg kick by McGuiness there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud. #CL#
Byrne fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with McGuiness, pushing him back against the ropes.
McGuiness looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
McGuiness blocks a body shot from Byrne.
Byrne lands a shoulder strike.
Byrne lands a left hand that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Paul Gruel scores the fight 50:45
Judge Micheangelo Fripello scores the fight 50:45
Judge Jeff Smith scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... David Byrne!

After winning the bout, David Byrne thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.

 

Event: FC: Strikers Paradise     
Date:   Nov 12, 2016
#R1#
McGuiness walks forward, straight into a front kick from Po Boy.
Nice body kick there by Po Boy.
McGuiness misses with a hook.
Po Boy misses with a body shot.
Po Boy 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.
Po Boy misses with a two punch combination.
McGuiness has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Po Boy.
McGuiness has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gorilla Warfare MMA in the buildup to the fight.
McGuiness on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Po Boy has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from McGuiness.
Po Boy defending well as McGuiness loads up on a big left hand.
Po Boy throws a series of punches but McGuiness moves out of range.
Po Boy is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
A head kick misses from Po Boy.
As Po Boy looks to move away, McGuiness throws a big counter combo but Po Boy just gets out of the way.
Po Boy looks to score with a jab to the body but McGuiness is just out of range.
Po Boy fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but McGuiness is out of range.
McGuiness lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Percy Po Boy seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.#T1#
Po Boy lands a nice looking body kick.
Po Boy fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt McGuiness.
Po Boy misses with a low kick as McGuiness jumps back.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Po Boy, right into the meat.
McGuiness takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Po Boy tries to clinch up but McGuiness circles away and keeps his distance.
McGuiness was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Po Boy fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
McGuiness buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
McGuiness blocks a head kick by Po Boy.
An attempted straight right counter from McGuiness misses the target.
Po Boy throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
The fight stays on the outside here - Po Boy looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Po Boy is looking to slow McGuiness down with leg kicks. #T2#
McGuiness throws the kick towards the body but Po Boy avoids it.
Po Boy throws a leg kick
and McGuiness counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.#CUT#
It looks like Percy Po Boy has been cut.
A nice leg kick lands there from Po Boy.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Po Boy tries a low kick but McGuiness avoids it.
McGuiness was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Po Boy scores with a shot to the body.
Po Boy scores with a shot to the body.
Po Boy stalks McGuiness and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into McGuiness's face. McGuiness staggers backwards, shaken.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Po Boy!
Po Boy scores with a leg kick.
Po Boy throws a nice outside leg kick.
Po Boy lands with a straight right. McGuiness didn't see that one coming.
Po Boy tries to clinch up.
Po Boy lands a high kick!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nice cross by Po Boy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Percy Po Boy dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Percy Po Boy's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!
#R2#
Po Boy uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before McGuiness has time to react.
Po Boy tries to clinch but McGuiness moves out of range.
McGuiness feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Po Boy throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Po Boy shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Po Boy throws a right hand that McGuiness ducks under and follows up with a left that McGuiness also avoids with ease.#CL2#
Po Boy closes the distance and pushes McGuiness back into the ropes.
Po Boy missing with knees to the body.
Po Boy tries to land a knee to the head but McGuiness blocks with his arms.
Po Boy pushes off an throws an elbow but McGuiness leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the ropes.
McGuiness is trying to push Po Boy away but Po Boy has him pressed against the ropes, so he's going nowhere.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.#BC2#
Po Boy breaks from the clinch.
McGuiness avoids the head kick by Po Boy.
McGuiness checks a leg kick nicely.
An attempted straight right counter from McGuiness misses the target.
Po Boy turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Po Boy lands with a thumping leg kick.
Percy Po Boy seems to be getting the better of the standup.#T1#
Po Boy tries to clinch but McGuiness is having none of it.
McGuiness feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Po Boy lands a leg kick that knocks McGuiness off balance momentarily.
Po Boy uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before McGuiness has time to react.
Po Boy tests McGuiness's chin there with a solid looking shot.
McGuiness takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Po Boy cracks McGuiness with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Po Boy tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
An attempted straight right counter from McGuiness misses the target.
Po Boy fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. McGuiness looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Po Boy has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Po Boy scores with a spinning back kick!
McGuiness on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Po Boy scores with a decent looking hook.#CL2#
Po Boy rushes McGuiness and presses him up against the ropes.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Po Boy misses with a hook to the ribs. #T2#
McGuiness takes a shot to the head.
Po Boy lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Nice body punch from Po Boy.
Po Boy is pushing McGuiness up against the ropes, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Po Boy missing with knees to the body.
McGuiness wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Po Boy is looking to control McGuiness's arms but McGuiness gets an underhook and turns him. Now Po Boy has his back to the ropes.
Po Boy just leaning against McGuiness, taking a breather.
McGuiness takes a knee to the side of the body.
McGuiness managing to block the knees to the body from Po Boy.
Knees to the body from Po Boy.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Po Boy tries to work over McGuiness's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A left hand lands to the body for Po Boy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Percy Po Boy showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Percy Po Boy'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. 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.
#R3#
McGuiness takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Po Boy cracks McGuiness with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the ropes.
Po Boy lands a body shot.
Liam McGuiness has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Well,McGuiness is on his way to losing a decision here. Can he use his experience to pull something off in the closing minutes?
Po Boy keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Po Boy tries to counter with a clinch but McGuiness shakes him off and moves away.
Po Boy dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Po Boy wants to clinch.
McGuiness is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Po Boy throws a nice outside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Po Boy fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but McGuiness is out of range.
McGuiness ducks under a wild hook from Po Boy.
Percy Po Boy is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Po Boy has been the more effective fighter overall so far.#T1#
Po Boy throws a leg kick but McGuiness moved away.
Po Boy misses with a looping right.
McGuiness will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Po Boy lands a really nice looking cross but McGuiness seems unphased. #CL2#
Po Boy clinches up with McGuiness and pushes him back against the ropes.
McGuiness goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Po Boy lands an elbow just above McGuiness 's eye. #CUT2#
It looks like Liam McGuiness has been cut.
Po Boy landing some nice looking knees to the body.
McGuiness goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Po Boy misses with a shot to the kidneys.
McGuiness lands on the inside with an uppercut.
McGuiness goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McGuiness tries a body shot but Po Boy blocks it.
McGuiness tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Po Boy's elbow. #T2#
Po Boy digs a right hand underneath McGuiness's ribcage. McGuiness let out a lung full of air as it connected.
McGuiness doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
McGuiness goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McGuiness tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
McGuiness misses with a body punch.
McGuiness misses with a shot to the kidneys.
McGuiness tries a body shot but Po Boy blocks it.
Po Boy lands a nice uppercut.
McGuiness tries to throw a body punch but Po Boy avoids it by throwing McGuiness back against the ropes.
A right handed body shot lands from McGuiness.
Po Boy takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A short right from McGuiness on the inside.
McGuiness tries to work over Po Boy's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Po Boy blocking some punches.

And that's the end of the fight!
Percy Po Boy comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Po Boy 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 Josh West scores the fight for Percy Po Boy!
Judge Colin Fray scores the fight for Percy Po Boy!
Judge Ryoma Takatsuka scores the fight for Percy Po Boy!

Percy Po Boy wins by unanimous decision!

Jumping up and down and very excited, Percy Po Boy waved his t-shirt featuring Walhalla Clothing (25 €/piece)'s logo in front of the cameras.

 

Event: ITFL 10.1     
Date:   Sep 07, 2016
#R1#
A slapping leg kick lands for McGobblecock, Jr..
McGobblecock, Jr. swings for the body but McGuiness moves out of range.
McGuiness throws a big counter head kick but McGobblecock, Jr. avoids it with no problem.
McGobblecock, Jr. jabbing away but nothing is landing.
McGobblecock, Jr. throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
McGuiness raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
We've been informed that McGuiness has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
McGobblecock, Jr. swings and misses with a shot to the body
and McGuiness counters with an inside leg kick. #KD2#
McGuiness lands a big right hand that sends McGobblecock, Jr. crashing to the mat! McGuiness stays standing though and waves McGobblecock, Jr. back to his feet!#CUT2#
It looks like BJ McGobblecock, Jr. has been cut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
McGobblecock, Jr. looks to throw a body kick
and McGuiness counters with a right hand from hell and McGobblecock, Jr. is out cold! A vicious knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:37 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
Liam McGuiness 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.

 

Event: ITFL 9.1     
Date:   Aug 24, 2016
#R1#
Yaj bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Nice defenses there by McGuiness.
Yaj throws a hook but McGuiness blocks it.
Yaj falls off balance throwing a combination
and McGuiness counters with a lovely straight right hand!#CUT2#
It looks like Rio Yaj has been cut.
McGuiness works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Yaj circles away from the clinch attempt.
The crowd cheers as Yaj lands an impressive looking overhand right. McGuiness doesn't seem phased though.
McGuiness slips a jab from Yaj.
McGuiness with a body punch. A glancing blow.
We've been informed that McGuiness has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Yaj lands a really nice looking cross but McGuiness seems unphased.
Nice cross by Yaj.#CL2#
McGuiness fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Yaj, pushing him back against the cage.
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!
McGuiness just leaning against Yaj, taking a breather.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Yaj.
Yaj misses with a short punch on the inside.
Yaj tries to land a knee to the head but McGuiness blocks with his arms.
McGuiness avoiding damage.
McGuiness is leaning against Yaj and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.#T1#
Yaj misses with a short punch on the inside.
Yaj working some nice short punches in the clinch.
McGuiness is trying to stall.
Yaj tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Yaj missing with knees to the body.
McGuiness lands a body shot in the clinch.
McGuiness blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Yaj misses with a hook from the clinch.
McGuiness can't find room to land a body shot as Yaj controls the action.
Yaj with a knee to the head.
Yaj working aggressively here.
McGuiness doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
McGuiness manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Yaj tries a knee to the head but McGuiness blocks it. #T2#
McGuiness takes a knee right on the jaw!
Yaj struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
Yaj throws an elbow that misses.
Yaj lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
Yaj prevents a body shot from McGuiness.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Yaj as McGuiness tries to tie him up.
McGuiness lands an uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McGuiness blocks an uppercut.
Yaj tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage. #BC2#
McGuiness breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yaj. McGuiness does a little dance to reset his feet.
McGuiness keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
McGuiness is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yaj.
Yaj takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Yaj darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Yaj shoots for a double leg takedown but McGuiness sprawls well. He's pushed Yaj's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Yaj is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Yaj 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.#T3#
McGuiness changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
McGuiness throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
McGuiness throws a series of strikes that have Yaj backpedaling.
Yaj lands a straight punch to the body, keeping McGuiness at a distance.
McGuiness throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Yaj stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
A nice leg kick lands there from McGuiness.
McGuiness tries to close the distance and clinch but Yaj swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Yaj throws an ugly left hook that misses
and McGuiness counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
McGuiness lands with a right hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yaj misses with a lunging right hand
and Yaj takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Yaj misses with a straight right.
Yaj throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
McGuiness lands with a shot to the body.
McGuiness throws a looping overhand right but Yaj ducks down to avoid it.
Yaj attempts a counter takedown but McGuiness avoids it well and moves away.
McGuiness looks to land a left hand but Yaj moved out of range nicely.
Yaj misses with a left hand
and Yaj takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles. #T4#
McGuiness throws a monster overhand right that drops Yaj! McGuiness follows up with more strikes from mount and the fight is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:07 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Liam McGuiness!
Liam McGuiness 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.

 

Event: ITFL 8.1     
Date:   Aug 10, 2016
#R1#
Wright throws a shot to the body.
McGuiness misses with the body kick#TD#
and Wright counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Wright connects with a couple of short punches.
Wright content to stall in guard here.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Wright accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Wright accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Wright stands and throws McGuiness's legs to the side, diving into side control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The ground and pound from Wright seems to be hitting the mat more than his opponent.
Wright 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.
Wright in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows. #T1#
McGuiness is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Wright in side control lands a decent elbow.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Wright taking a breather here. #T2#
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
You can see the frustration on McGuiness's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Wright controlling the position from side mount.
Sloppy strikes there by Wright.
Wright cracks McGuiness with a big right hand but McGuiness just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
McGuiness is looking for a sweep.
McGuiness takes a nasty elbow to the side of the head.
Wright is looking to take a break and control but McGuiness is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
McGuiness trying to remain calm as Wright controls from the top position.#T3#
Check out the look on Wright's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
McGuiness can't do much from the bottom here.
Wright looks up at the clock and then as McGuiness takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Wright smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude! #T4#
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Wright in side control, throwing shots but McGuiness defends.
McGuiness tries to bench press Wright off him but Wright keeps the position.
Wright working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
McGuiness is not content to let Wright control the position.
Wright looking to punish the body of his opponent here but McGuiness is avoiding damage well.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Wright sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but McGuiness is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jermaine Wright dominated that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.
#R2#
Wright comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Wright dips down and scores with a jab to the body.#KD#
Wright lands a big head kick that sends McGuiness tumbling to the mat! Wright takes a step backwards and waves McGuiness back to his feet - he wants the finish!#ROC#
McGuiness is rocked!#CUT#
It looks like Liam McGuiness has been cut.
McGuiness circles to his right, straight into a beautiful hook by Wright. McGuiness falls face first into the canvas - great knockout victory for Wright!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:18 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Jermaine Wright!
An out of breath Jermaine Wright thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.

 

Event: ITFL 7.1     
Date:   Jul 27, 2016
#R1#
Rutherford thows a body kick. McGuiness tries to catch it but that hurt him.
McGuiness takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Nice straight punches there by Rutherford. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Rutherford.
McGuiness looks to land a left hand but Rutherford moved out of range nicely.
McGuiness scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
A looping hook to the body misses from Rutherford. McGuiness does a little dance to reset his feet.#CL2#
Rutherford closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rutherford.
Rutherford tries a body shot but McGuiness blocks it.
McGuiness misses with a body punch.
Rutherford misses with a hook from the clinch.
Rutherford lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Rutherford can't find room to land a body shot as McGuiness controls the action.
McGuiness looking to slow down the pace here.
Rutherford swings wildly with an uppercut but McGuiness uses good head movement to avoid it.
McGuiness lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Rutherford backwards. #T1#
Rutherford lands a right hand that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
McGuiness lands with a short shot to the head.
Rutherford is leaning against McGuiness and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
McGuiness blocking some punches.
McGuiness makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Rutherford has a couple of punches blocked by McGuiness.
Rutherford misses with the head strike.
Rutherford has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. McGuiness seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Rutherford can turn it around.
Rutherford scores with a hook to the body.#BC#
McGuiness's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
McGuiness takes a swing at Rutherford's ribcage but misses.
Rutherford tries to counter by closing the distance.
Rutherford scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
McGuiness throws an off balance right hand
and Rutherford counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Rutherford scores with a nice head shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McGuiness misses with a straight right.
Rutherford appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Rutherford takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
A combination from McGuiness does no damage. #T2#
McGuiness swings away with a body shot that misses
and Rutherford counters with a right hand to the body.
Rutherford throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Donk. McGuiness catches Rutherford right on the button with a cross.
McGuiness looks to score with a jab to the body but Rutherford is just out of range.
McGuiness waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Rutherford.
Rutherford slips under a jab.
Rutherford throws out a loose jab but McGuiness uses good head movement to avoid it.
An attempted straight right counter from McGuiness misses the target.
McGuiness throws out a loose jab but Rutherford uses good head movement to avoid it.
McGuiness throws a big shot that misses.
McGuiness blocks the body kick.
Liam McGuiness seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McGuiness misses with a hook.
McGuiness connects with a body shot that sends Rutherford's belly button to the back.
McGuiness misses the shot to the body.
McGuiness misses with a shot to the body #CL2#
and Rutherford moves into the clinch.#T3#
Rutherford lands a body punch in the clinch.
Rutherford misses with a hook to the ribs.
Rutherford tries to work over McGuiness's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
McGuiness holding his opponent close, against the cage.
McGuiness takes a shot to the head.
A right handed body shot lands from Rutherford.
Rutherford lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Rutherford fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Rutherford struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
Rutherford goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A head punch on the inside from Rutherford fails to land.
Rutherford misses with a short punch on the inside.
McGuiness prevents a body shot from Rutherford.
Rutherford tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGuiness's elbow.
McGuiness blocks an uppercut.
Rutherford blocks a body shot from McGuiness. #T4#
Rutherford presses McGuiness against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Rutherford throws a punch but it's blocked by McGuiness.
A frustrated look appears on McGuiness's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Rutherford tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Good body shot from Rutherford.
Rutherford misses with a punch to the body.
Rutherford goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Still in the clinch, Rutherford scores with a nice short uppercut.
Rutherford scores with a nice hook to the head.
Rutherford tries to throw a body punch but McGuiness avoids it by throwing Rutherford back against the cage.
Rutherford goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Rutherford throws a punch but it's blocked by McGuiness.
McGuiness blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by McGuiness.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Thomas Rutherford dominated that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R2#
Rutherford throws a big shot that misses.
McGuiness feinted there with a counter leg kick.
McGuiness lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Rutherford at a distance.
McGuiness tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rutherford was well out of range. Poor timing from McGuiness.
Rutherford swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Rutherford.
McGuiness connects with a looping right hand.
McGuiness throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Rutherford steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from McGuiness.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Rutherford 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.
A big right from McGuiness misses.
Rutherford slips under a jab from McGuiness.
Rutherford swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Rutherford has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Rutherford misses with a head kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head kick misses from Rutherford. #CL2#
Rutherford darts in and clinches McGuiness up against the cage.
Rutherford scores with an uppercut up the middle.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rutherford.
Rutherford fails to land with a short punch on the inside. #T1#
A head punch on the inside from Rutherford fails to land.
McGuiness blocking some punches.
Rutherford misses with a punch on the inside.
McGuiness digs a right hand underneath Rutherford's ribcage. Rutherford let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Rutherford tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGuiness's elbow.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Rutherford.
Rutherford scores with a shoulder strike.
Rutherford throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Rutherford scores with a shot to the side of McGuiness's head.
Rutherford has a couple of punches blocked by McGuiness.
Rutherford struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
Rutherford misses with a punch to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rutherford.
A shot in the inside from Rutherford.
McGuiness prevents a body shot from Rutherford.
A head punch on the inside from Rutherford fails to land. #T2#
Rutherford swings wildly with an uppercut but McGuiness uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rutherford tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Rutherford scores with a nice hook to the head.
A head punch on the inside from Rutherford fails to land.
Rutherford tries to throw a body punch but McGuiness avoids it by throwing Rutherford back against the cage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Rutherford.
This has been an exciting period of action!
McGuiness scores with a shot to the side of Rutherford's head.
McGuiness blocks a body shot from Rutherford.
Rutherford lands a nice uppercut.
Rutherford works on McGuiness's body with a couple of short punches.
McGuiness blocks a body shot from Rutherford.
Rutherford lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down McGuiness.
Rutherford lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Thomas Rutherford seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
McGuiness is looking to control Rutherford's arms but Rutherford gets an underhook and turns him. Now McGuiness has his back to the cage.
McGuiness blocks a punch to the side of the head. #T3#
McGuiness misses with a punch to the body.
Rutherford can't find room to land a body shot as McGuiness controls the action.
Rutherford lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
Rutherford working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
McGuiness slows down the pace here.
Rutherford misses with the head strike.
McGuiness blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Rutherford blocks a body shot from McGuiness.
A right handed body shot lands from Rutherford.
McGuiness leaning his opponent against the cage.
McGuiness misses with a hook to the ribs.
Rutherford goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McGuiness misses with a hook to the ribs. #T4#
Rutherford throws a head punch that misses.
Rutherford has a couple of punches blocked by McGuiness.
Rutherford tries a body shot but McGuiness blocks it.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as Rutherford controls his hands.
McGuiness blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Rutherford tries to throw a body punch but McGuiness avoids it by throwing Rutherford back against the cage.
McGuiness tries to throw a body punch but Rutherford avoids it by throwing McGuiness back against the cage.
Rutherford doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Rutherford has a couple of punches blocked by McGuiness.
Rutherford misses with a body punch.
McGuiness lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
McGuiness prevents a body shot from Rutherford.
McGuiness is trying to break the clinch but Rutherford has him pressed against the cage.
McGuiness trying to stall but Rutherford improves his position.
Rutherford throws a head punch that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Thomas Rutherford 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! And we move into the final round!
#R3#
McGuiness tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rutherford was well out of range. Poor timing from McGuiness.
McGuiness throws a low kick but it's checked well by Rutherford.
Rutherford misses with a kick to the body
and McGuiness counters with a stiff right hand.
Rutherford lands with an uppercut that bounces McGuiness off the cage and back into range.
McGuiness misses with a telegraphed body shot #KD2#
and Rutherford counters with a head kick that drops McGuiness to the mat! McGuiness scrambles across the canvas and gets back to his feet, still wobbly!#ROC2#
McGuiness is rocked!
McGuiness thows a left - swing and a miss!
Oh McGuiness is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
A punch combination from Rutherford misses.
Rutherford tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
McGuiness misses the shot to the body.
Rutherford steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from McGuiness.
Rutherford steps into range and unloads a brutal right left combo! McGuiness is out on his feet! Rutherford sets himself and nearly takes McGuiness's head off with a straight right, sending him crashing to the mat! Wow, that was nasty... but awesome! Wooo!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:37 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Thomas Rutherford!
Post fight, Thomas Rutherford stared into the camera and said 'Rutherford's own Pedro'.

 

Event: ITFL 6.1     
Date:   Jul 13, 2016
#R1#
McGuiness takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Pedro misses with a kick to the body.
McGuiness swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
A jab from Pedro finds it's way through McGuiness's defenses.
Nice uppercut lands for Pedro. That snapped McGuiness's head back.
McGuiness keeps the fight on the outside.
McGuiness circles away from the clinch attempt
and McGuiness counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from McGuiness.
McGuiness walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pedro is looking to take this fight into the clinch.#CL#
Pedro fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with McGuiness, pushing him back against the cage.
Stalling in the clinch from McGuiness. #T1#
Pedro lands with a short punch from the clinch.
We've been informed that McGuiness has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
McGuiness throws a head punch that misses. #BC2#
McGuiness escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
McGuiness waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Pedro.
George Pedro seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.#CL#
Pedro rushes McGuiness and presses him up against the cage.
Pedro misses with a punch on the inside.
Pedro is working for takedown but McGuiness is calmly controlling the position for now.
Pedro is working McGuiness over against the cage.
Pedro tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGuiness's elbow.
Pedro misses with a punch to the body.
McGuiness tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Pedro's elbow.
McGuiness stalling in the clinch but Pedro improves position.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Pedro misses with a punch on the inside.
McGuiness is trying to push Pedro away but Pedro has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.#T2#
Pedro misses with a hook from the clinch.
McGuiness blocks an uppercut.
McGuiness doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Pedro misses with some punches.
McGuiness scores with a shot to the side of Pedro's head.
McGuiness tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Pedro lands with a right to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by McGuiness.
Pedro takes a shot to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.#TD#
Pedro has hold of one of McGuiness's legs. McGuiness is fighting the takedown attempt but Pedro gets the trip and lands the takedown into guard.
Pedro trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Pedro stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. McGuiness swivels though and keeps the full guard.
McGuiness 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.#T3#
Pedro throwing strikes but missing.
Pedro pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. McGuiness is keeping the position for now.
Pedro missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
McGuiness being controlled here, momentarily.
McGuiness keeping moving, preventing Pedro from controlling successfully.
McGuiness wants to sweep but no luck. #T4#
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Pedro with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Pedro engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Pedro trying to control but McGuiness is working from the bottom.
Pedro forces his way into half guard.
Pedro misses with a head shot. McGuiness uses the momentum to regain guard.
McGuiness pulls Pedro in close to prevent any damage.
Pedro looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

George Pedro dominated that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R2##CL#
Pedro clinches up with McGuiness and pushes him back against the cage.
McGuiness blocks a body shot from Pedro.
A head punch on the inside from Pedro fails to land.
McGuiness prevents a body shot from Pedro.
A right hook to the body lands for McGuiness.
Pedro lands on the inside with an uppercut. #TD#
Pedro has moved round to his opponent's back and is looking for a suplex! Oh snap! He's tossed McGuiness clear over his head and slammed him to the mat!
McGuiness is in a world of trouble here. He's outmatched on the ground here and he'd better get Pedro off his back sharpish unless he wants to be submitted.
Pedro punches the canvas rather than the man.
Pedro is controlling his opponent, waiting for an opportunity to finish.
Pedro misses with a punch to the head.
Pedro is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that McGuiness can do to turn this around?#T1#
Pedro softening up his opponent with strikes here.
Pedro looking to soften up his opponent with punches.
Pedro misses with punches from the back.
Pedro 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.
Pedro missing with strikes.
George Pedro overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
McGuiness is trapped and Pedro is scoring with shots to the head and body.
McGuiness covering up well under a barage of strikes.
Pedro missing with strikes.
Pedro is throwing strikes from the back here. Oh that last one was to the back of the head. Pedro gets a warning from the referee. He throws another strike to the back of the head straight away though and the referee has seen enough. He breaks up the two fighters and stands them back up. Pedro gets a real talking to here and is lucky not to get a point deducted. Pedro apologises and we restart here on the feet.
Pedro lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
A solid leg kick lands there for Pedro.
Pedro lands with a good body shot.#T2#
Pedro doesn't manage to clinch there - McGuiness circles away.
McGuiness shapes to counter with a head kick.
Pedro scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
It looks like Pedro has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Pedro 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.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Pedro gets off balance looking for a body kick
and McGuiness counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Pedro uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before McGuiness has time to react.
Pedro swings and misses with a hook to the body.
McGuiness fakes the leg kick and cracks Pedro in the body.
Pedro misses with a kick to the body.
McGuiness swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
McGuiness checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Pedro tries to clinch there but McGuiness circles away.
McGuiness checks a low kick from Pedro.
Pedro swings away with a body shot that misses
and McGuiness counters with a nice uppercut.
The fight stays on the outside here - Pedro looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
McGuiness appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.#T3#
Pedro swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and McGuiness counters with a stiff right hand.
Pedro misses with a body punch
and McGuiness counters with a nice uppercut.
Pedro misses with a low kick as McGuiness jumps back.
Pedro 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.
Pedro fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Pedro pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Decent striking displayed by McGuiness there.#CL#
McGuiness tries to keep at a distance but Pedro has taken the fight into the clinch.
McGuiness doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
George Pedro has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Pedro misses with the head strike. #T4#
A head punch blocked on the inside by McGuiness.
McGuiness misses with a hook to the ribs.
Pedro throws a head punch that misses.
Pedro keeps the fight in the clinch, despite McGuiness's efforts to push away.
Pedro lands with a left to the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A head punch blocked on the inside by McGuiness.
McGuiness tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Pedro struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
McGuiness is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as Pedro controls his hands.
McGuiness blocking some punches.
Pedro misses with some punches.
McGuiness working aggressively here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

George Pedro dominated that second round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!
#R3#
McGuiness doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Pedro uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from McGuiness.
Pedro is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from McGuiness.
Pedro scores with a head kick. McGuiness tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Pedro fails in his attempt to clinch.
Pedro throws a right hand that misses
and McGuiness counters with a three punch combo that has Pedro backing up. Pedro nods at McGuiness to acknowledge the strikes.
McGuiness slips a straight right by Pedro.
Pedro doesn't manage to clinch there - McGuiness circles away.
A big right from Pedro misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pedro tries to clinch up but McGuiness circles away and keeps his distance.
Pedro lands a slapping body shot.
McGuiness circles away from the clinch attempt
and Pedro takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles. #T1#
Pedro fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt McGuiness.
Pedro connects with a right hand. McGuiness shakes it off.#CL#
Pedro instigates a clinch.
A hook to the body from McGuiness.
Pedro tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
McGuiness can't find room to land a body shot as Pedro controls the action.
Pedro throws a punch but it's blocked by McGuiness.
Pedro tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as Pedro controls his hands.
Pedro has a couple of punches blocked by McGuiness.
Pedro misses with a hook to the ribs.
McGuiness can't find room to land a body shot as Pedro controls the action. #BC2#
McGuiness escapes the clinch and we're back to striking. #T2#
Pedro throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Pedro works McGuiness's body with a nice hook.
Liam McGuiness has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Pedro ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Pedro bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A jab from Pedro does it's job there.
Pedro fails with an attempt to clinch.
McGuiness looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Nice jab there from Pedro.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Pedro moves in looking to clinch but McGuiness pushes him off.
The fight stays on the outside here - Pedro looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
McGuiness swats away the attempt to clinch by Pedro.#T3#
Pedro lands a body shot.
Pedro lands with an overhand left.
George Pedro is winning the standup battle so far.
Pedro looks to clinch
and McGuiness counters with a stiff right hand.
Pedro stuns McGuiness with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Pedro scores with a shot to the body.
Pedro tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
As Pedro backs off McGuiness throws a huge counter combo but Pedro manages to avoid it all.
Pedro misses the shot to the body.
Pedro connects with a good right hand that stumbles McGuiness. McGuiness circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Pedro swinging wildly here. #T4#
Pedro lands with a straight right. McGuiness didn't see that one coming.#CL#
Pedro rushes McGuiness and presses him up against the cage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Pedro blocks a body shot from McGuiness.
McGuiness tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Pedro lands a body shot in the clinch.
A shot in the inside from McGuiness.
McGuiness blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Pedro goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McGuiness wants to break the clinch but can't.
Pedro blocks a body shot from McGuiness.
Pedro pushes McGuiness back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Pedro working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Pedro is leaning against McGuiness and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Wagner Zegers scores the fight 30:27
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 30:27
Judge Saam Ante scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... George Pedro!

 

Event: ITFL 5.1     
Date:   Jun 29, 2016
#R1#
McGuiness throws a leg kick but McGobblecock, Jr. sees it coming and checks it nicely.
McGobblecock, Jr. lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
McGuiness has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gorilla Warfare MMA in the buildup to the fight.
McGuiness throws a head kick but McGobblecock, Jr. moves out of range.
McGuiness throws a half hearted mid kick.
McGuiness connects with a jab.
No joy there for McGobblecock, Jr., who threw a few shots but didn't land.
McGuiness throws a hook but McGobblecock, Jr. avoids it easily.
A head kick misses from McGuiness.
McGobblecock, Jr. looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
McGobblecock, Jr. uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from McGuiness.
McGuiness swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
McGuiness lands a lovely overhand right.
McGuiness circles away from the clinch attempt.
McGuiness misses with a head kick.
McGobblecock, Jr. feints and then cracks McGuiness's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow McGuiness down.
McGobblecock, Jr. defending well as McGuiness loads up on a big left hand.
McGuiness rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
enabling McGobblecock, Jr. to counter with a crisp jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McGobblecock, Jr. staying out of range there.
McGuiness misses with a hook.
A big left from McGobblecock, Jr. misses. #T1#
McGuiness looks to land a left hand but McGobblecock, Jr. moved out of range nicely.
McGobblecock, Jr. now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
McGuiness rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and McGobblecock, Jr. counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
McGuiness tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
McGobblecock, Jr. scores with a leg kick.
McGobblecock, Jr. listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
McGobblecock, Jr. throws a good cross that connects.
Nice uppercut there from McGobblecock, Jr..
McGuiness slips a jab and a cross from McGobblecock, Jr..
McGuiness has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by McGobblecock, Jr..
McGuiness looks to land a body kick but McGobblecock, Jr. moved away.
McGuiness misses with a low kick.
The fighters circling - McGuiness throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A little jabbing left from McGobblecock, Jr. on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
McGuiness goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Liam McGuiness seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
McGuiness takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
McGuiness throws a sloppy head kick
and McGobblecock, Jr. counters with a stiff right hand.
McGobblecock, Jr. is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
McGuiness takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
McGuiness throws a lazy right hand but McGobblecock, Jr. sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.#T2#
McGobblecock, Jr. will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
McGuiness throws a sloppy body shot
and McGobblecock, Jr. cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Nice uppercut there from McGobblecock, Jr..#ROC2#
McGuiness is rocked!
McGuiness misses with an uppercut
and McGobblecock, Jr. counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
McGobblecock, Jr. takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.#CUT#
It looks like BJ McGobblecock, Jr. has been cut.
McGobblecock, Jr. throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
McGuiness pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
McGuiness tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A lazy left from McGuiness finds it's target.
McGuiness throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
McGobblecock, Jr. slips a straight right by McGuiness.
McGobblecock, Jr. doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
McGuiness punishes McGobblecock, Jr.'s body with a nice straight punch.
McGuiness swings and misses with a shot to the body#CL2#
and McGobblecock, Jr. counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
McGuiness blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as McGobblecock, Jr. controls his hands.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands with a short head shot on the inside.
McGuiness wants to break free but McGobblecock, Jr. has control. #T3#
McGobblecock, Jr. misses with a punch to the body.
McGuiness is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but McGobblecock, Jr. is keeping busy.
McGuiness tries to throw a body punch but McGobblecock, Jr. avoids it by throwing McGuiness back against the cage.
McGobblecock, Jr. misses with some punches.
McGuiness wants to break the clinch but can't.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt McGuiness or not.
McGobblecock, Jr. tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
McGobblecock, Jr. tries to land knees in the clinch but McGuiness avoids the damage to the body.
McGuiness tries a body shot but McGobblecock, Jr. blocks it.
McGuiness misses with a punch to the body.
McGuiness tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage. #BC#
McGuiness breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
McGuiness uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from McGobblecock, Jr..
A leg kick checked by McGuiness.
McGuiness gets cracked with a nice right hand there by McGobblecock, Jr..#T4#
McGobblecock, Jr. wants to clinch.
McGuiness is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by McGobblecock, Jr..
McGuiness throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
McGobblecock, Jr. is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! McGuiness had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
McGuiness throws a looping overhand right but McGobblecock, Jr. ducks down to avoid it.
McGuiness takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
McGuiness tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
McGobblecock, Jr. tries to clinch up.
And McGuiness counters with a quick kick to the body but McGobblecock, Jr. blocks it.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a nice shot that snaps McGuiness's head back.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
McGobblecock, Jr. moves away from the strike by McGuiness.
McGobblecock, Jr. has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
McGuiness moves out of range as McGobblecock, Jr. strikes.
Nice defenses there by McGobblecock, Jr..
McGuiness looks to score with a jab to the body but McGobblecock, Jr. is just out of range.
McGobblecock, Jr. takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Jab, jab by McGobblecock, Jr. - just one landing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

BJ McGobblecock, Jr. dominated that round.
The cut man is working on BJ McGobblecock, Jr.'s cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!
#R2#
A head kick misses from McGuiness.
McGuiness stuns McGobblecock, Jr. with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
McGuiness misses with a low kick as McGobblecock, Jr. jumps back.
McGuiness misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from McGobblecock, Jr..
McGobblecock, Jr. looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.#CL2#
McGobblecock, Jr. rushes McGuiness and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from McGobblecock, Jr. 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.
McGobblecock, Jr. prevents a body shot from McGuiness.
McGobblecock, Jr. tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
McGuiness wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
A short uppercut from McGobblecock, Jr..
McGobblecock, Jr. misses with a shot to the kidneys.
McGobblecock, Jr. struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
McGuiness tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGobblecock, Jr.'s elbow.
McGuiness lands a shoulder strike.
McGobblecock, Jr. misses with a punch to the body. #T1#
McGuiness prevents a body shot from McGobblecock, Jr..
McGobblecock, Jr. throws a punch but it's blocked by McGuiness.
McGobblecock, Jr. keeps control of McGuiness as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
McGuiness is stalling here.
McGuiness tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
McGobblecock, Jr. scores with a knee to the head. #CUT2#
It looks like Liam McGuiness has been cut.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by McGobblecock, Jr. as McGuiness tries to tie him up.
McGuiness seems a little flustered. He's come in with the intention of controlling the clinch but McGobblecock, Jr. is preventing him from doing so, at least for the moment.
McGobblecock, Jr. misses with a punch on the inside.
McGuiness is trying to stall.
A short left from McGobblecock, Jr..
McGobblecock, Jr. lands an elbow inside that McGuiness shrugs off.
McGuiness tries to break the clinch but McGobblecock, Jr. is controlling the position. #T2#
McGuiness blocks an elbow strike from McGobblecock, Jr..
McGobblecock, Jr. misses with a hook from the clinch.
McGuiness takes a knee right on the jaw!
McGobblecock, Jr. blocks a body shot from McGuiness.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, McGobblecock, Jr. just misses with a elbow thrown towards McGuiness's brow.
McGuiness avoiding damage as McGobblecock, Jr. throws knees to the body.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as McGobblecock, Jr. controls his hands.
Good body shot from McGobblecock, Jr..
McGuiness makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
McGobblecock, Jr. tries to throw a body punch but McGuiness avoids it by throwing McGobblecock, Jr. back against the cage.
McGobblecock, Jr. goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McGobblecock, Jr. keeps control of McGuiness as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
McGobblecock, Jr. misses with a body punch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
McGuiness works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
McGobblecock, Jr. cracks McGuiness with a nice body shot.
McGobblecock, Jr. scores with a hook to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.#T3#
McGuiness takes a shot to the head.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
McGuiness scores with a nice hook to the head.
Good body shot from McGobblecock, Jr..
McGuiness blocks a body shot from McGobblecock, Jr..
McGuiness lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A short right from McGobblecock, Jr. on the inside.
McGobblecock, Jr. tries to work over McGuiness's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
McGobblecock, Jr. doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
McGobblecock, Jr. pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
McGobblecock, Jr. throws an elbow that misses.
McGobblecock, Jr. landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
McGobblecock, Jr. prevents a body shot from McGuiness.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands with a right to the head.
McGuiness misses with the head strike. #T4#
McGobblecock, Jr. has a couple of punches blocked by McGuiness.
McGobblecock, Jr. tries to work over McGuiness's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
McGobblecock, Jr. tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by McGobblecock, Jr..
McGobblecock, Jr. has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
McGobblecock, Jr. makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Still in the clinch, McGuiness scores with a nice short uppercut.
McGuiness misses with a short punch on the inside.
McGuiness blocks an elbow strike from McGobblecock, Jr..
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
McGobblecock, Jr. scores with a nice hook to the head.
McGobblecock, Jr. putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has McGuiness in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a nice elbow.
McGobblecock, Jr. misses with a knee strike.
McGobblecock, Jr. can't find room to land a body shot as McGuiness controls the action.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands an elbow inside that McGuiness shrugs off. #BC#
McGuiness manages to break the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

BJ McGobblecock, Jr. 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.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!
#R3#
McGobblecock, Jr. fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches McGuiness on the side of the head.#KD2#
McGobblecock, Jr. cracks McGuiness with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. McGobblecock, Jr. has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning McGuiness to stand back up!
Oh McGuiness is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
McGuiness throws a predictable looking body shot
and McGobblecock, Jr. makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. McGuiness really felt that one!
McGobblecock, Jr. circles away before darting back in with a big straight right hand. It connects beautifully and sends McGuiness tumbling to the canvas! He's out cold! McGobblecock, Jr. wins by KO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:15 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). BJ McGobblecock, Jr.!
BJ McGobblecock, Jr. seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.

 

Event: ITFL 4.2     
Date:   Jun 15, 2016
#R1#
McGuiness misses with a straight left.
McGuiness scores with a nice head shot.
Chino looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Chino tries to bum rush McGuiness with a series of wild strikes but McGuiness uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Chino lands a nice hook to McGuiness's body. McGuiness takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
McGuiness tries a head kick but it misses. #CL#
Chino fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with McGuiness, pushing him back against the cage.#BC#
Chino's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Chino waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract McGuiness.
McGuiness misses with a straight left.
Chino keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from McGuiness.
Chino is looking to counter punch.
McGuiness throws a big shot that misses.
Liam McGuiness seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.#CL#
Chino has taken the fight to the clinch.
Chino tries a body shot but McGuiness blocks it.
Chino lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Chino working aggressively here.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McGuiness tries to work over Chino's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Chino leaning his opponent against the cage.
Chino lands a right hand that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards. #T1#
Chino struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
McGuiness misses with a shot to the kidneys.
McGuiness content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Chino swings wildly with an uppercut but McGuiness uses good head movement to avoid it.
We've been hearing reports that Chino has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Chino misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Chino throws a head punch that misses.
Chino swings wildly with an uppercut but McGuiness uses good head movement to avoid it.
Chino dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Chino works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Chino misses with the head strike. #BC#
Chino breaks from the clinch.
Chino swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Chino 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.#T2#
McGuiness swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Chino throws a front kick that sends McGuiness stumbling back into the cage.
McGuiness sizes up Chino with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Chino swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Chino goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
We've been informed that McGuiness has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
A big left from Chino misses.
Chino misses with an uppercut.
McGuiness moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Chino defending well as McGuiness loads up on a big left hand.
McGuiness throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Chino ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
Chino uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.
Chino swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
McGuiness displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Chino throws out the jab.
McGuiness looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Chino lands with a thumping leg kick.
A shot to the liver by Chino. Beautiful body shot.
A swing and a miss from Chino.
Nice jab there from McGuiness.
McGuiness takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there. #T3#
McGuiness misses with a low kick.
That kick from McGuiness tenderised Chino's leg. Chino is trying to keep his angry face on.
Chino avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Chino moves away from the strike by McGuiness.
Chino throwing a counter right hand but McGuiness manages to avoid it.
Chino pivots, looking for a leg kick but McGuiness is out of range and Chino settles back down.
McGuiness stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.#CL#
Chino clinches.
Chino lands a left hand.
Chino doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A right hook to the body lands for McGuiness.
Chino tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGuiness's elbow.
A nice right hand lands inside from Chino.
A hook to the body from McGuiness.
Chino misses with the head strike.
McGuiness blocking some punches.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Chino.
McGuiness tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Chino lands an uppercut.#T4#
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!
Chino works on McGuiness's body with a couple of short punches.
McGuiness tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Chino's elbow.
McGuiness is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
McGuiness blocking some punches.
McGuiness being controlled against the cage.
Chino lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
Chino misses with a body punch.
McGuiness stalling in the clinch but Chino improves position.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as Chino controls his hands.
McGuiness blocks a body shot from Chino.
McGuiness blocks a body shot from Chino.
McGuiness scores with a shoulder strike.
McGuiness is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Chino misses with a short punch on the inside.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alpa Chino dominated that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!
#R2#
Chino throws a sloppy head kick and McGuiness moves out of range easily.
Chino throws a hook to the side of McGuiness's head but McGuiness sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Chino defending well as McGuiness loads up on a big left hand.
Chino seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Chino moves out of range of the strikes.
Chino looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
McGuiness scores with a jab. Chino acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Chino takes one to the side of the head.
McGuiness comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
A cross from Chino lands.
McGuiness throws a lazy uppercut
and Chino counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
McGuiness misses with a series of wild punches.
McGuiness throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Chino sees it coming and avoids it easily.
McGuiness cracks Chino with a good jab.
Chino throws the kick towards the body but McGuiness avoids it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Chino scores with a jab. McGuiness acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Chino moves away from the strike by McGuiness.
McGuiness throws a series of punches but Chino avoids them all with ease. #CL2#
McGuiness forces Chino back against the cage and clinches.
A battle for position here, against the cage.#T1#
A nice right hand lands inside from Chino.
Chino lands a left hand.
Chino is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
McGuiness leaning his opponent against the cage.
Chino misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Chino fails to land.
Chino stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Chino lands with a left to the head.
Chino pressing his opponent against the cage.
McGuiness misses with a hook from the clinch. #T2#
Chino doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A nice left hand lands by Chino.
Chino softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Chino struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
Chino lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Chino is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that McGuiness can do to turn this around?
McGuiness blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short left from Chino.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
McGuiness blocks a body shot from Chino.
McGuiness scores with a hook to the body.
McGuiness is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
McGuiness tries to circle away but Chino has him pinned against the cage.
Chino lands a left hand.
Chino lands a hook to the side of the head.
Chino lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
McGuiness misses with a punch to the body. #T3#
A head punch blocked on the inside by McGuiness.
Chino lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
McGuiness tries to work over Chino's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
McGuiness being controlled against the cage.
Chino works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process. #BC2#
McGuiness breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
McGuiness moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Liam McGuiness seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Chino lands a head kick. McGuiness smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
McGuiness steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Chino. That one must have hurt.
McGuiness looks to score with a jab to the body but Chino is just out of range.
Chino lands with a right hand.
McGuiness wants to slow Chino down by chopping away at his legs.
McGuiness gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Chino.
Chino throws a hook but McGuiness blocks it.
McGuiness checks a low kick from Chino.#T4#
Chino takes a body punch but keeps moving.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Chino takes a head kick and keeps coming.
McGuiness ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Chino lands a jab.
McGuiness misses the jab.
McGuiness loads up on a big right hand but Chino slips the punch.
Chino misses with a few strikes there.
The fighters circle momentarily. Chino darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
McGuiness throws a lazy right hand but Chino sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Chino throws a leg kick that misses.
Chino tries to land a front kick but McGuiness steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
McGuiness misses with a hook. Chino ducked under it nicely.
McGuiness looks to throw the jab but Chino is out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Chino on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
McGuiness waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Chino.
McGuiness blocks a jab.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Chino, right into the meat.
A left lands for McGuiness.
Chino throws the kick towards the body but McGuiness avoids it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alpa Chino dominated that second round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!
#R3#
Chino moves out of range as McGuiness strikes.
Chino fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and McGuiness has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
McGuiness feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Chinos jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
McGuiness jabs Chino right on the nose. Chino blinks but takes it well.
Chino looking to land some kicks to the body here.
McGuiness walks into a jab.
A solid leg kick lands there for McGuiness.
McGuiness scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
McGuiness misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
McGuiness scores with a hook to the body. Chino takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
A big right from McGuiness misses.
Chino tries to work over McGuiness's front leg with a kick but McGuiness checks it.
McGuiness on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
McGuiness looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
McGuiness takes one to the side of the head. #CL#
Chino moves into the clinch.
Chino lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Chino misses with a punch to the body. #T1#
Chino stalling.
McGuiness blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
McGuiness is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Chino lands a left hand.
McGuiness blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Chino doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Chino working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Chino working aggressively here.
McGuiness misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Chino scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Chino lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
McGuiness blocks an uppercut.
A short uppercut from Chino.
Chino pushes McGuiness back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
McGuiness fails to land with a short punch on the inside. #T2##BC2#
McGuiness breaks the clinch.
Chino moves forwards but McGuiness connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Chino thuds his right hand into McGuiness's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Liam McGuiness has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
McGuiness gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Chino.
McGuiness throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
McGuiness throws a lazy right hand but Chino sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Chino goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Chino lands a nice looking kick to the body. McGuiness takes a step back to recover.
Nice defenses there by McGuiness.
Chino displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
McGuiness moves out of range of the strikes.
Chino moves into range and connects with a jab.
Chino connects with an inside leg kick.
McGuiness swings widly with a right hand
and Chino counters with a leg kick.
McGuiness takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
McGuiness throws a series of punches but Chino moves out of range.
Alpa Chino is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
McGuiness looks to land a left hand but Chino moved out of range nicely.#T3#
McGuiness takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
A big right from McGuiness misses.
McGuiness ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Chino moves away.
McGuiness looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
McGuiness throws out a loose jab but Chino uses good head movement to avoid it.
McGuiness pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
McGuiness ducks right into an uppercut from Chino.
Chino throws a head kick but McGuiness moves out of range.
Chino lands a head shot.
McGuiness has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Chino.
McGuiness throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
McGuiness throws a lazy uppercut
and Chino makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Chino turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A big left from McGuiness misses.
Chino digs a good body shot into McGuiness's ribs.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
McGuiness takes a jab right on the kisser.
Chino bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.#T4#
Chino scores with a crisp jab that stopped McGuiness in his tracks.
Chino looks to land a combination but McGuiness avoids it well.
Chino takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Chino connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Chino lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Chino keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from McGuiness.
Chino throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
McGuiness moves out of range of the body kick from Chino. #CL#
Chino clinches.
McGuiness tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Chino's elbow.
Chino is leaning against McGuiness and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
McGuiness is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A nice left hand lands by Chino.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as Chino controls his hands.
Chino throws a blind hook that connects with the side of McGuinesss head.
McGuiness swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Chino fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Alpa Chino!

After winning the bout, Alpa Chino thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.

 

Event: ITFL 3.1     
Date:   Jun 01, 2016
#R1#
Judah takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
McGuiness misses with a hook. Judah ducked under it nicely.
Judah looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
McGuiness looks to land a right hand but Judah moved out of range.
Judah misses with a series of wild punches.
McGuiness rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Judah counters with a body kick that stops McGuiness in his tracks momentarily.
Judah uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from McGuiness.
Judah wants to slow McGuiness down by chopping away at his legs.
McGuiness swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Judah looks to land a left hand but McGuiness moved out of range nicely.
McGuiness lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
McGuiness throws a looping overhand right but Judah ducks down to avoid it.
McGuiness with a jab.
McGuiness goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.#CUT2#
It looks like Ras Li Judah has been cut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Judah lands a jab to McGuiness's midsection.
McGuiness throws a hook but Judah avoids it easily.
We've been informed that McGuiness has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Judah scores with a kick to the midsection.
Judah connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed McGuiness momentarily. #T1#
Judah missing with a left hand there. McGuiness was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Judah slips under a jab from McGuiness.
McGuiness throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Judah ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
A big left from McGuiness misses.
McGuiness slips a straight right by Judah.
Judah takes one on the button.
Liam McGuiness seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McGuiness moves away from the strike by Judah.
McGuiness looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A punch combination from Judah misses.
It seemed like McGuiness was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
McGuiness finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Judah misses with a hook. McGuiness ducked under it nicely.
McGuiness misses with a straight right.
McGuiness misses with a looping right.
Judah tries to score with a low kick but McGuiness moves his leg out of the way.#T2#
Judah lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Judah misses the shot to the body.
McGuiness dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Judah swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Judah takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut.
Judah moves out of range as McGuiness strikes.
Judah bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Judah ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
Judah goes for a high kick. It partially lands.#CUT#
It looks like Liam McGuiness has been cut.
McGuiness misses with a jab to the body
letting Judah counter with a right hand.
McGuiness keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
McGuiness looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
A slapping leg kick lands for Judah.
Judah staying out of range there.#T3##CL#
Judah rushes McGuiness and presses him up against the cage.
Judah struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands. #BC2#
McGuiness breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
McGuiness lands a two punch combo.
McGuiness misses the shot to the body.
Judah is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by McGuiness.
McGuiness throws an overhand right that lands on Judah's shoulder, as Judah tries to avoid the shot.
McGuiness avoids the body shot from Judah.
Judah throws out a loose jab but McGuiness uses good head movement to avoid it.
McGuiness misses with a right hand
and Judah counters with a straight right hand.
McGuiness throws a right hand that misses
and Judah counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Judah is looking to land body kicks.
McGuiness throws a big shot that misses.
Judah swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Judah misses with a looping left.#KD#
Judah lands a left and a right that send McGuiness crashing to the mat, dazed. Judah thinks about following him to the mat but decides to wave him back up to his feet!#ROC#
McGuiness is rocked!#T4#
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
McGuiness swings widly with a right hand
and Judah counters with a right hand from hell and McGuiness is out cold! A vicious knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:09 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Ras Li Judah!
Ras Li Judah bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.

 

Event: ITFL 2.1     
Date:   May 18, 2016
#R1#
Kroblur fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Kroblur moves out of range as McGuiness strikes.
Kroblur throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Liam McGuiness seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McGuiness fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Kroblur uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.
Kroblur connects with a body shot that sends McGuiness's belly button to the back.
McGuiness pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A swing and a miss from McGuiness.
Kroblur misses with a low kick.
McGuiness moves out of range as Kroblur throws a body kick.
Kroblur takes a body punch but keeps moving.
McGuiness throws a right and a left that Kroblur avoids nicely.
McGuiness lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A punch combination from McGuiness misses.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Kroblur has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Kroblur tried to score with a low kick but McGuiness checks it.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Kroblur connects with a leg kick. McGuiness looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
A big left from McGuiness misses.
Kroblur feints the counter takedown.
We've been told by McGuiness's head coaches at Gorilla Warfare MMA that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
McGuiness feints a jab promting Kroblur to slip. McGuiness then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Kroblur slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.#T1#
McGuiness misses with a hook.
McGuiness shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Kroblur scoring well with a low kick there.
Kroblur with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
McGuiness misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kroblur tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Kroblur throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by McGuiness.
McGuiness misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kroblur.
Kroblur lands with a straight right. McGuiness didn't see that one coming.
Kroblur takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Kroblur throws a head kick that misses. #TD2#
Kroblur fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging McGuiness to the ground. Kroblur is now in McGuiness's guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kroblur working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of McGuiness's head.
Kroblur wants to control from the top but McGuiness keeps moving.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Kroblur postures up in McGuiness's guard and throws a big left but McGuiness blocks it.
McGuiness wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now. #T2#
McGuiness working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Kroblur.
McGuiness utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
McGuiness preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
McGuiness preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
McGuiness controls Kroblur momentarily but Kroblur frees himself.
McGuiness keeping moving, preventing Kroblur from controlling successfully.
Kroblur has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Kroblur postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
McGuiness keeping moving, preventing Kroblur from controlling successfully. #T3#
Kroblur throws a big right hand that misses.
McGuiness avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Kroblur trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Kroblur is looking to work some ground and pound but McGuiness has wrist control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
McGuiness keeping moving, preventing Kroblur from controlling successfully. #REF3#
The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
McGuiness walks forward, straight into a front kick from Kroblur.
Kroblur lands a head kick!
Kroblur lets loose with a powerful body kick. McGuiness will feel that in the morning.
Kroblur tries to clinch up.
Kroblur uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.#T4#
Kroblur fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
McGuiness misses with a straight left.
Kroblur tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Kroblur throws a leg kick but McGuiness sees it coming and moves out of range.
Liam McGuiness is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Kroblur on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Kroblur steps to the side to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.
McGuiness slips a jab from Kroblur.
Kroblur is looking to land body kicks.
McGuiness throws a body shot but no joy.
McGuiness jabs at Kroblur's body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kroblur throws a looping overhand right but McGuiness ducks down to avoid it.
It looked like McGuiness wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
McGuiness slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
McGuiness waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kroblur.
Kroblur drops down looking to force a counter takedown but McGuiness defends it well.
McGuiness throws a nice inside leg kick.
Good exchange - Kroblur coming out on top.
McGuiness's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and McGuiness duly obliges.
Kroblur tries a low kick but McGuiness avoids it.
McGuiness looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
McGuiness fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
McGuiness waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kroblur.
Kroblur drops down looking to force a counter takedown but McGuiness defends it well.
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 Liam McGuiness will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
Kroblur lands with a thumping leg kick.
The fighters circle momentarily. McGuiness darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
McGuiness bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Kroblur's head backwards.
McGuiness looks to throw the jab but Kroblur is out of range.
Kroblur displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as McGuiness throws out the jab.
Kroblur stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from McGuiness.
McGuiness stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Kroblur.
McGuiness waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kroblur.
McGuiness throws a right and a left that Kroblur avoids nicely.
McGuiness throws a looping overhand right but Kroblur ducks down to avoid it.
And Kroblur tries to counter it with a takedown but McGuiness pushes his down on his head and steps out.
The crowd cheers as McGuiness lands an impressive looking overhand right. Kroblur doesn't seem phased though.
McGuiness misses with a hook. Kroblur ducked under it nicely.
Kroblur with the counter takedown but McGuiness avoids it easily.
McGuiness looks to land a right hand but Kroblur moved out of range.
McGuiness takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
McGuiness throws a jab but it's blocked by Kroblur.
McGuiness with a body punch. A glancing blow.
McGuiness misses with a wild body shot.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! McGuiness crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Kroblur - the referee stops the clock and McGuiness gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Kroblur. McGuiness manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.#T1#
McGuiness throws a body shot but no joy.
McGuiness just misses with a punch to the body.
Kroblur moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Kroblur takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
McGuiness misses the jab.
Kroblur tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but McGuiness swivels and escapes.
Kroblur lands a nice looking body kick.
McGuiness avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kroblur lands a nice leg kick that just misses McGuiness's sensitive parts.
Kroblur turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
McGuiness looks to land a left hand but Kroblur moved out of range nicely.
And Kroblur tries to counter it with a takedown but McGuiness pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Nice shot lands for McGuiness.
Kroblur shoots in and drives through. McGuiness sprawls well.#TD2#
Kroblur manages to get an easy takedown there - catching McGuiness on his heels. He'll look to pass McGuiness's guard now, I'm sure.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kroblur is looking to work some ground and pound but McGuiness has wrist control.
Kroblur advances position into side control!#T2#
McGuiness dodges the ground and pound from Kroblur.
Kroblur scores with a couple of short elbows.
McGuiness is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Kroblur looking to punish the body of his opponent here but McGuiness is avoiding damage well.
Kroblur is trying to ground and pound but McGuiness uses the momentary lack of control by Kroblur to regain half guard.
McGuiness avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Kroblur.
Kroblur sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. McGuiness defending well though.
Kroblur throwing shots but McGuiness is blocking nicely.
McGuiness knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Kroblur on the ground.#T3#
McGuiness keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Kroblur throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Kroblur is keen to just control but McGuiness is a slippery customer.
Kroblur sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. McGuiness defending well though.
Kroblur trying to control the action but McGuiness is working from the bottom.
Kroblur content to sit in half guard and control for a moment. #T4#
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Kroblur trying to control from half guard but McGuiness is working away.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Kroblur not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Kroblur throws a strike but McGuiness avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Kroblur landing some decent shots from guard.
Kroblur throws an elbow that misses. McGuiness uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Kroblur's guard. Nice move by McGuiness!#REVR##SUB2#
Kroblur is working actively from the bottom, looking for submissions. He's escaped his hips to the side and he's going for an armbar! McGuiness has his hands clasped together but Kroblur extends and breaks McGuiness's desperate grasp, forcing a tap out due to armbar! Nice BJJ displayed there by Kroblur.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Matt Kroblur!
During a confident post fight interview, Matt Kroblur thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.

 

Event: ITFL 1.1     
Date:   May 04, 2016
#R1#
Kha fakes the leg kick and cracks McGuiness in the body.
Kha misses with a looping right.
McGuiness with a nice cross.#CUT#
It looks like Kai Kha has been cut.
Kha misses the shot to the body.
McGuiness appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
We've been told by McGuiness's head coaches at Gorilla Warfare MMA that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Kha scores with a jab. McGuiness acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Good standup being displayed there by McGuiness as he connects with a hook.
Kha slips under a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness throws a right hand that misses
and Kha counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
McGuiness shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Jab by McGuiness.#T1#
Kha throws an ugly left hook that misses #KD#
and McGuiness counters with a crisp right hand that drops Kha! McGuiness lets Kha back up to his feet, looking for a finish!#ROC#
Kha is rocked!
Kha throws the kick towards the body but McGuiness avoids it.
An attempted straight right counter from McGuiness misses the target.
A low kick from Kha is predictable there
and McGuiness connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kha is still on wobbly legs! Can McGuiness finish him?
Kai Kha seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kha loads up on a big right hand but McGuiness slips the punch.
McGuiness appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Kha seems to have recovered his senses.
McGuiness takes one to the chin there.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kha connects with a jab.
Kha connects with a leg kick. McGuiness looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kha throws an overhand right from the outside, which connects and sends McGuiness stumbling backwards into the cage! McGuiness bounces back off the cage towards Kha, who cracks him with a two punch combination that drops him to his knees! Kha lands two more shots before the referee has chance to intervene - what a finish! Kha celebrates with his corner as the crowd cheer loudly.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Kai Kha!
An out of breath Kai Kha thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.

 

Event: LEGACY! 59     
Date:   Mar 25, 2016
#R1#
McGuiness rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Vieira counters with a right hand to the body.
Vieira shoots in for a takedown but McGuiness shows good takedown defense.
McGuiness seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Vieira shoots in but McGuiness avoids the takedown attempt easily.#TD2#
Vieira gets a double leg takedown into McGuiness's guard.
Vieira is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vieira's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
McGuiness on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if McGuiness tries to get out of the position.#T1#
Vieira working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
McGuiness preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Vieira is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.
Vieira missing there with some ground and pound from the guard. #REF3#
The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Vieira fails with a takedown attempt.
Liam McGuiness has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Kron Vieira.#T2#
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Vieira misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
As Vieira looks to move away, McGuiness throws a big counter combo but Vieira just gets out of the way.#TD2#
Vieira shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Vieira was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!#SUB2#
Vieira is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but McGuiness is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Vieira controlling from side mount. #T3#
McGuiness is looking to reverse the position.
Vieira wants to control but McGuiness is keeping him busy.
McGuiness can't do much from the bottom here.
Vieira controls the position.#T4#
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Vieira throws a strike aimed at the side of McGuiness's head but McGuiness avoids it well.
McGuiness is being controlled here.
Vieira throws a strike aimed at the side of McGuiness's head but McGuiness avoids it well.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Vieira controls the position from side control.
McGuiness can't do much from the bottom here. #REF3#
The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Vieira has his takedown stuffed
letting McGuiness counter with a right hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kron Vieira dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
McGuiness stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and McGuiness wants it to stay on the feet.
McGuiness appears to be looking for a big counter.
McGuiness lands a nice leg kick that just misses Vieira's sensitive parts.
McGuiness looks to throw the jab but Vieira is out of range. #TD2#
Vieira shoots in and bounces McGuiness off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Vieira is standing up over McGuiness. McGuiness looks to escape but Vieira dives into side control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.#REVR#
Vieira wants to lay and pray for a moment but McGuiness keeps working. #T1#
Vieira working away.
Vieira in side control, just content to control the action for now.
McGuiness can't do much from the bottom here. #T2#
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
McGuiness is looking for a sweep.
McGuiness is working hard here to advance position.
McGuiness being controlled for a moment.
Let's hope that Vieira has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.#T3#
Vieira trying to control the position but McGuiness is working away.
The strikes coming from Vieira are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
McGuiness tries to improve position but can't. #REF3#
The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.#TD2#
Vieira closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Vieira lands in his opponent's guard.
McGuiness wants to sweep here but Vieira controlling him for the moment. #T4#
Vieira controlling from the top position.
Vieira has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Vieira trying to control but McGuiness is working from the bottom.
Vieira stands and throws McGuiness's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
McGuiness defending against the ground and pound.
McGuiness is trying to improve his position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kron Vieira 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! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!
#R3#
Vieira closes this distance looking for a takedown but McGuiness circles away.
McGuiness lands a jab to the nose.
McGuiness misses with a straight right.
Vieira tries for a takedown but McGuiness circles away easily
and Vieira takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
McGuiness connects with a looping right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vieira fails with a takedown attempt.
Liam McGuiness has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Kron Vieira.#T1##CL#
McGuiness instigates a clinch.
I was talking to McGuiness's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Vieira is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. McGuiness is defending well for now.
Vieira tries to stall but McGuiness uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
McGuiness tries a body shot but Vieira blocks it.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Vieira takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
McGuiness tries a body shot but Vieira blocks it.
McGuiness makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A short right hand to the side of the head by McGuiness.
McGuiness lands a body shot in the clinch.
Kron Vieira is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.#T2#
McGuiness working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A right handed body shot lands from McGuiness.
Vieira takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.#BC#
McGuiness pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Liam McGuiness has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#KD#
McGuiness feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Vieira sprawling to the canvas! Vieira rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can McGuiness finish him?!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
McGuiness looks to throw the jab but Vieira is out of range.
Vieira shoots in looking for a takedown. McGuiness tries to sprawl out of it but Vieira keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. McGuiness manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
McGuiness is looking to counter punch.
Vieira closes this distance looking for a takedown but McGuiness circles away.
McGuiness slaps away a takedown attempt from Vieira, before circling back to the center of the mat.#T3#
McGuiness throws a looping overhand right but Vieira ducks down to avoid it.
Vieira tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.#KD#
McGuiness lands a big uppercut and Vieira crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Vieira looks OK. McGuiness waves Vieira back to his feet!#ROC#
Vieira is rocked!#CUT#
It looks like Kron Vieira has been cut.
Vieira misses with a takedown
and McGuiness counters with a right hand from hell and Vieira is out cold! A vicious knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:32 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
Jumping up and down and very excited, Liam McGuiness waved his t-shirt featuring Reaper Combatwear's logo in front of the cameras.

 

Event: LEGACY! 56     
Date:   Mar 12, 2016
#R1#
McGuiness motions for Attila to come forward. McGuiness throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut
and Attila counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
McGuiness 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.
McGuiness slips a jab from Attila.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.#CL#
Attila clinches with his opponent.
McGuiness tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A shot in the inside from Attila.
Attila digs a right hand underneath McGuiness's ribcage. McGuiness let out a lung full of air as it connected.
McGuiness trying to control the position but instead, Attila has worked for underhooks and has pushed McGuiness into the cage.
Attila lands a shoulder strike.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Attila tries a body shot but McGuiness blocks it.
Attila tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
McGuiness throws a head punch that misses.
McGuiness has Attila pushed against the cage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Attila.#T1#
McGuiness takes a shot to the head.
A body shot lands from Attila.
Attila leaning his opponent against the cage.
Attila tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Attila blocks a body shot from McGuiness.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as Attila controls his hands.
McGuiness digs a right hand into Attila's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Attila's gas tank.
Attila lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
McGuiness trying to control the position but instead, Attila has worked for underhooks and has pushed McGuiness into the cage.
Attila can't find room to land a body shot as McGuiness controls the action.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as Attila controls his hands.
Attila stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Attila taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
McGuiness throws a head punch that misses. #T2#
McGuiness gets underhooks to prevent Attila's takedown attempt.
Attila misses with a punch to the body.
Attila blocks a body shot from McGuiness.
Attila working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Attila struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as Attila controls his hands.
Attila digs a right hand into McGuiness's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on McGuiness's gas tank.
McGuiness lands a body punch.
McGuiness tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
McGuiness content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Attila swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Attila misses with a punch to the body.
Attila doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Attila.
Attila doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
McGuiness working some nice short punches in the clinch.
McGuiness wants to stall.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as Attila controls his hands.
McGuiness lands a body punch in the clinch. #T3##BC2#
McGuiness breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Attila misses with a lunging right hand
and McGuiness connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.#CUT2#
It looks like Johan Attila has been cut.
Attila swings for the body but McGuiness moves out of range.
Liam McGuiness is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
McGuiness slips a jab from Attila.
McGuiness is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Attila throws a half hearted mid kick.
McGuiness looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Attila swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
McGuiness lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
McGuiness throws a looping overhand right but Attila ducks down to avoid it.
McGuiness throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A counter left hand to the body from Attila misses its target.
Attila with a hook.#T4#
Attila misses with a looping left.
McGuiness walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.#CL#
Attila closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Attila tries to work over McGuiness's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Attila misses with a punch to the body.
A left hand lands to the body for Attila.
McGuiness wants to break free but Attila has control.
McGuiness blocks a body shot from Attila.
Attila can't find room to land a body shot as McGuiness controls the action.
Attila pushes McGuiness back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
McGuiness goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McGuiness wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Attila lands a right hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Johan Attila dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Johan Attila's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
Attila pushes McGuiness away with a front kick.
Attila slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Attila lands a body shot.
Attila swings widly with a right hand
and McGuiness counters with a stiff right hand.
Johan Attila seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Attila misses with the combination.
A countering left hand to the body from McGuiness misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness blocks a jab.
Attila lands with a cross.
Attila throws a leg kick
and McGuiness counters with a stiff right hand. #T1#
Attila scores with a jab. McGuiness acknowledges it with a nod of the head. #CL#
Attila closes the distance and clinches.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
McGuiness tries to stall but Attila uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
A short left from Attila.
A shot in the inside from McGuiness.
Attila misses with a body punch.
Johan Attila has scored more points in the clinch so far.
McGuiness doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
McGuiness misses with a hook to the ribs.
McGuiness misses with a body punch.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as Attila controls his hands.
Attila goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McGuiness is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Attila is keeping busy.
Attila is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that McGuiness can do to turn this around?
A hook to the body from McGuiness. #T2#
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as Attila controls his hands.
McGuiness doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Attila prevents a body shot from McGuiness.
Attila misses with a punch to the body.
A short right from Attila on the inside.
Attila swings away with an uppercut that misses.
McGuiness blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
McGuiness prevents a body shot from Attila.
Attila lands a right hand.
Attila struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Attila blocks a body shot from McGuiness.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
McGuiness tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as Attila controls his hands.
Attila can't find room to land a body shot as McGuiness controls the action.
Attila tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGuiness's elbow.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as Attila controls his hands.
Attila pushes McGuiness back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A short right from McGuiness on the inside. #T3#
McGuiness stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Attila lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
McGuiness misses with a hook to the ribs.
Attila tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
McGuiness can't break the clinch.
McGuiness prevents a body shot from Attila.
A body shot lands from Attila.
Attila doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Attila misses with a shot to the kidneys.
McGuiness lands a right hand that snaps the head of Attila backwards.
McGuiness misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Attila doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
McGuiness doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Attila takes a shot to the head.
Attila blocks a body shot from McGuiness.
Attila has a couple of punches blocked by McGuiness.
A nice right hand lands inside from Attila. #T4#
McGuiness blocking some punches.
McGuiness swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Attila doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
McGuiness misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Attila misses with a short punch on the inside.
Attila works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as Attila controls his hands.
McGuiness is trying to stall.
Attila is working McGuiness over against the cage.
Attila struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
Attila misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Attila misses with a punch to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
McGuiness lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
McGuiness is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
A body shot lands from Attila.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Johan Attila dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Johan Attila's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!
#R3#
Attila throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Attila throws a quick inside leg kick.
Attila moves out of range of the strikes.
A jab from Attila misses.
McGuiness sizes up Attila with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle. #CL#
Attila moves into range and clinches up with McGuiness.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Attila has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by McGuiness after a bit of a struggle.
Attila fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Attila tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGuiness's elbow.
McGuiness misses with a short punch on the inside.
Both fighters working to control the clinch. #T1#
Attila blocks a body shot from McGuiness.
A short right from Attila on the inside.
Attila lands a body punch in the clinch.
Attila doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Attila misses with a hook to the ribs.
Attila throws a punch but it's blocked by McGuiness. #TD#
Attila turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Attila manages to end up in side control.
McGuiness is looking to get back to his feet here but Attila is keeping cool and he's managed to take McGuiness's back.
McGuiness covering up well under a series of strikes from Attila. #SUB#
Attila is working hard for the rear naked choke here.
Attila misses with an elbow to the head. #T2#
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McGuiness covering up well under a series of strikes from Attila.
Liam McGuiness has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
McGuiness covers up after taking a massive shot to the side of the head.
Attila softening up his opponent with strikes here.
McGuiness is trying to break free.
Can McGuiness hold on?! Attila is landing more strikes to his hapless foe.
McGuiness really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Attila. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Attila lands a shot to the head. #ROC#
McGuiness is rocked!
Attila lands a good shot there. McGuiness covers up! Attila smells blood and goes for the finish - the referee warns McGuiness to improve his position but he's not intelligently defending himself and the referee has no choice but to step in and end the fight! Attila jumps to his feet and celebrates the important win with his cornermen!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:58 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Johan Attila!
Johan Attila decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.

 

Event: LEGACY! 49     
Date:   Feb 19, 2016
#R1##CL#
McGuiness instigates a clinch.
McGuiness tries to throw a body punch but Pandahammer avoids it by throwing McGuiness back against the cage.
McGuiness swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Pandahammer doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Pandahammer misses with some punches.
Pandahammer lands a left hand.
McGuiness is trying to break the clinch but Pandahammer has him pressed against the cage.
McGuiness misses with a punch to the body.
McGuiness doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Still in the clinch, McGuiness scores with a nice short uppercut.
McGuiness blocks an uppercut.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as McGuiness takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
McGuiness digs a right hand underneath Pandahammer's ribcage. Pandahammer let out a lung full of air as it connected.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A body shot lands from Pandahammer.
Pandahammer prevents a body shot from McGuiness.
Pandahammer misses with a hook to the ribs.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from McGuiness.
Pandahammer fails to land with a short punch on the inside. #T1#
McGuiness misses with a punch to the body.
Nice body punch from Pandahammer - that landed with a thud.
McGuiness misses with a hook to the ribs.
McGuiness misses with a punch to the body.
Pandahammer misses with a body punch.
McGuiness blocking some punches.
Pandahammer misses with a short punch on the inside.
Pandahammer lands an uppercut.
McGuiness is looking to control Pandahammer's arms but Pandahammer gets an underhook and turns him. Now McGuiness has his back to the cage.
Pandahammer blocks a body shot from McGuiness.
McGuiness tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Pandahammer's elbow.
Pandahammer fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Pandahammer struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
McGuiness blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short uppercut from Pandahammer.
Pandahammer blocks a body shot from McGuiness.
McGuiness goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A short uppercut from McGuiness. #T2##BC#
McGuiness manages to break the clinch.
McGuiness throws a series of punches but Pandahammer avoids them all with ease.
McGuiness jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Pandahammer walks into a jab.#CUT#
It looks like Grigol Pandahammer has been cut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Pandahammer throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
McGuiness misses with a hook.
Pandahammer jabbing away but nothing is landing.
An attempted straight right counter from McGuiness misses the target.
Pandahammer throws a half hearted mid kick.
A little feinted left hand from McGuiness on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Pandahammer throws an overhand right that lands on McGuiness's shoulder, as McGuiness tries to avoid the shot.
McGuiness swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Grigol Pandahammer seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Pandahammer misses with a kick to the body. #T3#
Pandahammer misses with an attempted mid kick.
McGuiness misses with a body shot.
Pandahammer throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Pandahammer keeps McGuiness at a distance using the push kick.
Pandahammer looks to land a right hand but McGuiness moved out of range.
McGuiness takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Pandahammer cracks McGuiness with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
McGuiness checks a low kick from Pandahammer.
Some wild striking there from McGuiness. #T4#
Pandahammer ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
McGuiness takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Pandahammer throws a front kick aimed at McGuiness's knee but McGuiness avoids it well.
It looked like McGuiness wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
McGuiness tries to close the distance and clinch up but Pandahammer swats him away and circles back towards the center.
McGuiness steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Pandahammer.
A quick step to the side and McGuiness tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pandahammer lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Pandahammer throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Pandahammer misses with a body shot.
Pandahammer is looking to score with low kicks.
McGuiness was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.#CL2#
Pandahammer gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Grigol Pandahammer dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Grigol Pandahammer'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.
#R2#
Pandahammer scores with a nice body kick.
McGuiness misses with a leg kick
and Pandahammer connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Pandahammer, right into the meat.
McGuiness connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
A lazy body kick from Pandahammer
and McGuiness counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
McGuiness pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
It seemed like Pandahammer was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
McGuiness throws a jab when Pandahammer was well out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pandahammer misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
It looked like McGuiness was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Pandahammer.
Pandahammer tries to land a front kick but McGuiness steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Pandahammer lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt. #T1#
McGuiness keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Pandahammer pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Nice uppercut there from Pandahammer.
Grigol Pandahammer seems to be getting the better of the standup.
McGuiness connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Pandahammer's hands.
McGuiness rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Pandahammer counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
McGuiness swings for the body but Pandahammer moves out of range.
Pandahammer throws out a counter right but McGuiness avoids it with no problem.
Pandahammer lands a lovely overhand right.
Pandahammer throws a quick inside leg kick.
McGuiness blocks a leg kick.
Pandahammer thuds his right hand into McGuiness's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.#T2#
Pandahammer throws a jab when McGuiness was well out of range.
Pandahammer swings and misses with a hook to the body.
An attempted straight right counter from McGuiness misses the target.
Pandahammer throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Pandahammer misses with an uppercut. McGuiness saw that one coming.
Pandahammer misses with an uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Nice body kick from Pandahammer.
Pandahammer tried to score with a low kick but McGuiness checks it.
Pandahammer has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
McGuiness throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pandahammer throws out a counter right but McGuiness avoids it with no problem.
Pandahammer tries to score with a low kick but McGuiness moves his leg out of the way.
McGuiness swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Pandahammer 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.#T3#
Pandahammer throws out a leg kick but McGuiness moves out of range and Pandahammer only half commits.
Pandahammer lands a nice hook to McGuiness's body. McGuiness takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
McGuiness swings for the body but Pandahammer moves out of range.
McGuiness fails with an attempt to clinch.
McGuiness misses the shot to the body.
McGuiness is looking to clinch.
McGuiness uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Pandahammer.
McGuiness misses with a body shot
and Pandahammer counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Pandahammer shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it. #T4#
Nice defenses there by McGuiness.
McGuiness jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Pandahammer sizes up McGuiness with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Pandahammer is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Pandahammer throws a lazy right hand but McGuiness sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Pandahammer throws a push kick but McGuiness slaps the foot to one side.
Pandahammer is looking to chop away at McGuiness's legs.
No joy there for McGuiness, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Pandahammer wants to counter the offense by McGuiness and move into the clinch position.
Pandahammer wants to clinch up but McGuiness keeps it at a distance.
McGuiness misses with a hook
and Pandahammer counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Pandahammer lands with an uppercut that bounces McGuiness off the cage and back into range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Grigol Pandahammer showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Grigol Pandahammer'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!
#R3#
McGuiness slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Pandahammer scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Pandahammer throws a series of punches but McGuiness avoids them all with ease.
McGuiness swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Pandahammer throws an overhand right that lands on McGuiness's shoulder, as McGuiness tries to avoid the shot.
Pandahammer ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
Pandahammer was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Pandahammer throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Pandahammer swings and misses with a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice cross by McGuiness.
Pandahammer throws a wild body kick that McGuiness sees coming a mile off.
Pandahammer showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from McGuiness. #T1#
Pandahammer slips a jab from McGuiness.
Pandahammer scores with a shot to the body.
Pandahammer pushes McGuiness away with a front kick.#CL2#
Pandahammer closes the distance and clinches.
Pandahammer lands with a light punch inside.
Pandahammer throws a head punch that misses.
Pandahammer lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A short body shot lands from McGuiness as the two fighters clinch.
McGuiness tries a body shot but Pandahammer blocks it.
McGuiness wants to break the clinch but can't.
Pandahammer prevents McGuiness from breaking the clinch.#T2#
Pandahammer lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Pandahammer. #BC#
McGuiness manages to break the clinch.
Liam McGuiness has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
McGuiness takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Pandahammer closes the distance but McGuiness moves to the side
and McGuiness counters with a straight right hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Pandahammer misses the shot to the body.
McGuiness is looking to counter punch.
Pandahammer throws the left hand but McGuiness avoids the punch easily.
McGuiness appears to be looking for a big counter.
A nice inside leg kick there by Pandahammer. That's going to slow McGuiness down.
Pandahammer lands a nice looking body shot. #T3#
Pandahammer cracks McGuiness with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Nice uppercut there from Pandahammer.#CL#
McGuiness clinches up with Pandahammer and pushes him back against the cage.
Pandahammer tries to throw a body punch but McGuiness avoids it by throwing Pandahammer back against the cage.
A short right from Pandahammer.
McGuiness misses with a body punch.
Pandahammer tries to work over McGuiness's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Pandahammer tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGuiness's elbow.
McGuiness swings wildly with an uppercut but Pandahammer uses good head movement to avoid it.
McGuiness goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Pandahammer misses with a shot to the kidneys.
McGuiness effectively controlling the action here.
McGuiness misses with a body punch. #T4#
McGuiness is looking to control Pandahammer's arms but Pandahammer gets an underhook and turns him. Now McGuiness has his back to the cage.
Pandahammer fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
McGuiness will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
McGuiness content to slow the pace in the clinch.
McGuiness lands a hook that snaps the head of Pandahammer backwards.
Pandahammer lands a hook to the side of the head.
Pandahammer scores with a shoulder strike.
Pandahammer working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
McGuiness tries to break free but Pandahammer pushes him back against the cage.
Pandahammer digs a right hand into McGuiness's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on McGuiness's gas tank.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from McGuiness.
A right hook to the body lands for McGuiness.
Pandahammer tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGuiness's elbow.
McGuiness can't find room to land a body shot as Pandahammer controls the action. #BC#
McGuiness escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Pandahammer fails in his attempt to clinch.
McGuiness went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
McGuiness pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Grigol Pandahammer!

A very excited looking Grigol Pandahammer made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.

 

Event: LEGACY! 47     
Date:   Feb 12, 2016
#R1#
McGuiness paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Shankoli jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Shankoli lands a right hook to the body.
McGuiness swings and misses with a hook to the body.
McGuiness scores with a hook to the body. Shankoli takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
McGuiness has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gorilla Warfare MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Shankoli ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
Shankoli tests McGuiness's chin there with a solid looking shot.#CUT2#
It looks like Liam McGuiness has been cut.
A combination from Shankoli does no damage.
McGuiness looks to score with a jab to the body but Shankoli is just out of range.
McGuiness misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Shankoli.
Shankoli uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by McGuiness.
A looping hook to the body misses from McGuiness. Shankoli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Shankoli lands with a thumping leg kick. #T1#
McGuiness misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Shankoli.
Shankoli unleashes a big counter combination but McGuiness bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
McGuiness throws a quick inside leg kick.
McGuiness throws a head kick that misses.
McGuiness tries to clinch up but Shankoli circles away and keeps his distance.
McGuiness misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Shankoli.
McGuiness closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
McGuiness throws a low kick, looking for Shankoli's leg but Shankoli calmly moves out of range.
Shankoli looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Shankoli misses with a hook. McGuiness ducked under it nicely.
McGuiness misses with a shot to the body
and Shankoli counters with a left and a right... And another left! McGuiness is down! He's done! The ref dives in to save him and that's the end of the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:49 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ravi Shankoli!
Ravi Shankoli is the new light heavyweight champion!
Ravi Shankoli looked relieved post fight as he said the following; 'His spirit was strong, but my intention was to crush him. Psychologically, as well as physically with my boxing. I knew that he would be a willing opponent, and he showed heart, but my soul wanted this more! I feel triumphant upon avenging my loss. He is a worth adversary.'.

 

Event: LEGACY! 43     
Date:   Jan 29, 2016
#R1#
McGuiness takes a head kick and shrugs it off. #CL2#
Nucleus darts in and clinches McGuiness up against the cage.
McGuiness slowing the pace effectively.#TD2#
Nucleus drags the fight down to the ground. #SUB2#
Nucleus is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and McGuiness defends well.#SUB2#
Nucleus working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. McGuiness doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. McGuiness manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
McGuiness has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
McGuiness controls from within his opponent's guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nucleus working a defensive guard here. #T1##SUB2#
Nucleus is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and McGuiness defends well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.#SUB2#
McGuiness avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
McGuiness controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Nucleus pulls McGuiness in close to prevent any damage.
Nucleus lands an upkick as McGuiness stands over him.
Nucleus is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.#T2#
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.#SUB2#
Nucleus looking for a guillotine here but McGuiness defends easily.
McGuiness looking to pass the guard.
Nucleus is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Nucleus manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. McGuiness manages to get himself to full guard. #REVB#
Nucleus with a flurry of punches that miss. #T3#
Nucleus trying to control but McGuiness is working from the bottom.
McGuiness on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if McGuiness tries to get out of the position.
Nucleus seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Nucleus with a flurry of punches that miss. #REF3#
The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.#T4#
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
McGuiness looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
McGuiness lands with a nice body punch.
Nucleus uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by McGuiness.
Nucleus throws a fast counter high kick but McGuiness manages to duck under it in time.
McGuiness lunges at Nucleus with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Nucleus's hand. #CUT#
It looks like Edinger Nucleus has been cut.
Nucleus tries to close the distance and clinch up but McGuiness swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Nucleus misses with a wild body shot.
McGuiness fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Nucleus manages to avoid it.#CL2#
Nucleus gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.#BC#
McGuiness manages to break the clinch.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Nucleus lands a nice looking body kick.
Nucleus thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on McGuiness if he has to take too many more of those.
McGuiness fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Nucleus manages to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Edinger Nucleus dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Edinger Nucleus'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.
#R2##CL2#
Nucleus drives through and clinches with McGuiness against the cage.
McGuiness blocks an elbow strike.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Nucleus misses with a knee strike.
McGuiness tries a body shot but Nucleus blocks it.
Nucleus stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
A short right from Nucleus.
Nucleus is leaning against McGuiness and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Nucleus misses with a knee to the head.
A right handed body shot lands from Nucleus.
Nucleus wants a takedown but no success here.
McGuiness fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness lands a nice shot to the body.
McGuiness being controlled against the cage.
McGuiness throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
McGuiness has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.#T1#
Nucleus's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
McGuiness tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Nucleus's elbow.
McGuiness misses with a punch to the body.
Nucleus tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
McGuiness goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McGuiness misses with a body punch.
Nucleus drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it. #TD2#
Nucleus jumps into guard, dragging McGuiness to the mat.
Nucleus controls McGuiness momentarily but McGuiness frees himself. #SUB2#
Nucleus working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. McGuiness doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. McGuiness manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem. #T2#
Nucleus 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.#SUB2#
Nucleus is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
McGuiness looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
McGuiness trying to control but Nucleus is working from the bottom. #T3##SUB2#
Nucleus is looking for a triangle but McGuiness pushes his legs off easily. #SUB2#
Nucleus looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Nucleus has been the more effective fighter overall so far.#SUB2#
Nucleus escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. McGuiness gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
McGuiness controlling from the top position.
McGuiness continues to stall.#T4#
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Nucleus doesn't do any damage with a couple of strikes from the bottom.
McGuiness being controlled here momentarily. #REF3#
The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
McGuiness misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
McGuiness misses with a body shot.
Nucleus feints the counter takedown.
McGuiness misses with a wild body shot.
McGuiness takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
McGuiness scores with a nice strike.
Nucleus scores with a nice head shot.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Nucleus swings for the body but McGuiness moves out of range.
Nucleus scores with a jab to the head. #CL#
McGuiness clinches up with Nucleus and pushes him back against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Edinger Nucleus showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Edinger Nucleus'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.
#R3#
McGuiness scores with a body shot.
McGuiness throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Nucleus lands a nice looking body shot.
McGuiness swings and misses with a shot to the body#TD2#
and Nucleus counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for McGuiness!
McGuiness is looking for a sweep.
Nucleus trying to control the position but McGuiness is working away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nucleus in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time. #T1#
McGuiness can't do much from the bottom here.
McGuiness is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Nucleus in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.
Nucleus wants to control but McGuiness is keeping him busy.
McGuiness taking a bit of punishment here - Nucleus scoring with strikes.
McGuiness is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Nucleus's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
McGuiness is refusing to be controlled, as Nucleus sits in half guard. #T2#
Nucleus throwing shots but McGuiness is blocking nicely.
Nucleus not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Nucleus is trying to control the action in half guard but McGuiness is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard. #SUB2#
Nucleus wants to work for an arm triangle but McGuiness is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt. #SUB2#
Nucleus is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
McGuiness is looking to escape.#T3#
McGuiness tries to get to full guard but Nucleus has control of the leg. #REF3#
The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
A looping hook to the body misses from Nucleus. McGuiness does a little dance to reset his feet.
McGuiness tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Nucleus was well out of range. Poor timing from McGuiness.
McGuiness fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Nucleus manages to avoid it.
Nucleus scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction. #CL#
McGuiness moves into range and clinches up with Nucleus.
McGuiness displaying some good clinch control by pressing Nucleus up against the cage.
A knee to the head by Nucleus.
Nice body punch from McGuiness. #T4#
Nucleus tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Nucleus throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but McGuiness blocks it with crossed arms.
Nucleus takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
McGuiness digs a right hand into Nucleus's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Nucleus's gas tank.
McGuiness has Nucleus pushed against the cage.
McGuiness lands with a right to the head. #BC#
McGuiness breaks from the clinch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nucleus looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? McGuiness is fending him off so far but Nucleus persists. Nope, McGuiness circles away and we're back to standing.
McGuiness misses with a double jab.
Nucleus looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
Nucleus keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nucleus is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Nucleus moves forwards but McGuiness connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Nucleus keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
McGuiness cracks a nice hook into Nucleus's ribs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Liam McGuiness did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Edinger Nucleus's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!
#R4#
A clash of legs there as McGuiness blocks the low kick.
Edinger Nucleus seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McGuiness moves out of range as Nucleus throws a body kick.
A telegraphed right hand from McGuiness misses the target.
McGuiness lands a jab to the nose.
McGuiness takes a swing at Nucleus's ribcage but misses.
McGuiness throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Nucleus pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
McGuiness swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Nucleus avoids the body shot from McGuiness.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness works over Nucleus's head and body with a nice combination.#TD2#
Nucleus shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Nucleus wants to pass the guard but McGuiness is keeping the position.
Nucleus is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.#T1#
McGuiness looking to hit a scissor sweep but Nucleus is one step ahead there.
McGuiness keeping full guard, as Nucleus tries to pass.
Nucleus trying to control the position from guard on top but McGuiness is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
McGuiness knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Nucleus on the ground.
Nucleus pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. McGuiness is keeping the position for now. #T2#
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Nucleus trying to control the position from guard on top but McGuiness is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
McGuiness being controlled here, momentarily. #REF3#
The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
McGuiness is looking to wear down Nucleus with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Nucleus slips under a jab from McGuiness.
Nucleus rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but McGuiness moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
A counter left hand to the body from McGuiness misses its target.
McGuiness scores with a body shot.
Nucleus tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but McGuiness defends well and Nucleus ends up having to push McGuiness into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Nucleus is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
McGuiness scores with a jab. Nucleus acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
McGuiness tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Nucleus was well out of range. Poor timing from McGuiness.
A looping hook to the body misses from Nucleus. McGuiness does a little dance to reset his feet.#T3#
McGuiness looks to land a body kick but Nucleus moved away.
Nucleus tries to counter with a clinch but McGuiness shakes him off and moves away.#CL2#
Nucleus drives through and clinches with McGuiness against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Nucleus fails to land.
Nucleus doesn't land with the attempted body shot. #BC#
McGuiness pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
No joy there for Nucleus, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
McGuiness lands a jab.
Nucleus misses with an uppercut. McGuiness saw that one coming.
McGuiness lands with a shot to the body.
McGuiness just misses with a punch to the body.
Nucleus with the counter takedown but McGuiness avoids it easily.
Liam McGuiness is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Nucleus throws a leg kick but McGuiness sees it coming and moves out of range.
McGuiness throws a series of strikes that have Nucleus backpedaling. #T4#
McGuiness's jab looks to have found its range, popping Nucleus under the eye.#ROC#
Nucleus is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
McGuiness lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Nucleus at a distance.
McGuiness with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Nucleus shoots in but McGuiness avoids the takedown attempt easily.
McGuiness bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.#CUT#
That has opened up Edinger Nucleus's cut even more.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Nucleus.
McGuiness stuns Nucleus with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
McGuiness avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
McGuiness just misses with a punch to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Liam McGuiness had his way with Edinger Nucleus in that round.
The cut man is working on Edinger Nucleus'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. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!
#R5#
McGuiness swings for the body but Nucleus moves out of range.
McGuiness checks a low kick from Nucleus.
Nucleus tries to clinch up.
McGuiness appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Nucleus gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Nucleus throws a right and a left that McGuiness avoids nicely.
McGuiness appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
McGuiness takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders. #KD#
McGuiness cracks Nucleus with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. McGuiness has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Nucleus to stand back up!
Nucleus is still on wobbly legs! Can McGuiness finish him?
This has been an exciting period of action!
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Nucleus checks a leg kick.
Nucleus closes the distance looking to clinch
and McGuiness counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Nucleus takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Nucleus seems to have recovered his senses.
Nucleus is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
McGuiness swings for the body but Nucleus moves out of range. #T1#
Nucleus throws the kick towards the body but McGuiness avoids it.
McGuiness throwing a counter right hand but Nucleus manages to avoid it.
Nucleus throws a low kick but it's checked well by McGuiness.
Nucleus slips a jab and a cross from McGuiness.
Nucleus misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
McGuiness throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
McGuiness tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Nucleus keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nucleus tries to counter by closing the distance.
Liam McGuiness is winning the standup battle so far.
McGuiness throws a sloppy body shot
and Nucleus counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Nucleus lands the left hand.
Nucleus scores with a jab to the jaw.#CL2#
Nucleus has managed to clinch. #T2##BC#
McGuiness escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
McGuiness misses with a wild body shot.
Nucleus looks to score with a jab to the body but McGuiness is just out of range.
As Nucleus looks to move away, McGuiness throws a big counter combo but Nucleus just gets out of the way.
Nucleus throws a head kick that misses #KD#
and McGuiness counters with a crisp one two that drops Nucleus! McGuiness thinks about following him to the mat for a moment but instead steps back and waves Nucleus to his feet! Nucleus is in big trouble!
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!#CL2#
Nucleus closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
McGuiness tries to break free but Nucleus pushes him back against the cage.
McGuiness just leaning against Nucleus, taking a breather.
Nucleus tries to pull guard but McGuiness holds him up against the cage and eventually Nucleus drops back down to his feet.
McGuiness wants to break the clinch but can't.
McGuiness lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
McGuiness throws a punch but it's blocked by Nucleus.
McGuiness misses with a hook to the ribs.
Edinger Nucleus seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.#BC#
McGuiness breaks from the clinch. #T3#
McGuiness lands a right hook to the body.
A big right from Nucleus misses.
Nucleus misses with a series of wild punches.
Nucleus throws a body shot but no joy.
Nucleus just misses with a punch to the body.
Nucleus keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nucleus lands a slapping body shot.
Nucleus darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Nucleus pulls out of a head kick attempt.
McGuiness appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.#CL#
McGuiness drives through and clinches with Nucleus against the cage. #T4#
McGuiness tries to throw a body punch but Nucleus avoids it by throwing McGuiness back against the cage.
Nucleus prevents a body shot from McGuiness.
Nucleus jumps guard but McGuiness turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
McGuiness tries to break the clinch but Nucleus is controlling the position.
Nucleus stalling the fight.
McGuiness tries to stall but Nucleus uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Nucleus throws a blind hook that connects with the side of McGuinesss head.
McGuiness scores with a shot to the side of Nucleus's head. #BC#
McGuiness pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
McGuiness swings for the body but Nucleus moves out of range.
Nucleus scores with a spinning back kick!
McGuiness misses with a wild body shot.
McGuiness ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Nucleus moves away.
McGuiness throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

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 Liam McGuiness.
I think McGuiness 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 Steve Smith scores the fight 48:48
Judge Ian Loll scores the fight 48:47
Judge Yves DeLean scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Liam McGuiness!

Liam McGuiness retains his light heavyweight title!
Liam McGuiness 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.

 

Event: LEGACY! 38     
Date:   Jan 09, 2016
#R1##TD2#
Nucleus closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into McGuiness's guard.
McGuiness is in a tricky position. We've heard reports from his gym mates at Gorilla Warfare MMA that he's been drilling escapes, so let's see if he can get back to his feet.
McGuiness keeping moving, preventing Nucleus from controlling successfully.
Nucleus is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Nucleus throws an elbow that misses. McGuiness uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Nucleus's guard. Nice move by McGuiness!#REVR#
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Nucleus is trying to keep McGuiness in close. #SUB2#
Nucleus looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness trying to control but Nucleus is working from the bottom. #SUB2#
Nucleus working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because McGuiness has passed into half guard! #T1#
McGuiness wants to lay and pray for a moment but Nucleus keeps working.
Nucleus wants to control but McGuiness is keeping busy.
Nucleus makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Nucleus.
Nucleus is pulling down on McGuiness's head to control his posture. #SUB2#
Nucleus is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. McGuiness is aware though and is defending well.#T2#
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Nucleus pulls McGuiness in close to prevent any damage. #SUB2#
Nucleus working for a triangle but McGuiness defends it easily.
Nucleus striking off his back but it's not causing McGuiness any problems.
McGuiness won't allow Nucleus to sweep him here. #SUB2#
Nucleus is active off his back here, looking for submissions. #T3##SUB2#
Nucleus is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
McGuiness being controlled here momentarily. #SUB2#
Nucleus had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. McGuiness defends it easily.
Nucleus looking to control. #T4#
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
McGuiness trying to control but Nucleus is working from the bottom. #REF3#
The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Nucleus digs a good hook to McGuiness's body.
McGuiness lands a body shot.
Edinger Nucleus seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nucleus lands a body shot.
McGuiness moves out of range as Nucleus strikes.#TD2#
Nucleus scores with a takedown into McGuiness's guard.
Nucleus postures up.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Nucleus trying to control but McGuiness is working from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Edinger Nucleus dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
Nucleus throws a leg kick but McGuiness sees it coming and checks it nicely.
A lazy left from McGuiness finds it's target.#CUT#
It looks like Edinger Nucleus has been cut.
McGuiness rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Nucleus moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Nucleus looks for the body kick but McGuiness saw that one coming. #TD2#
Nucleus closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Nucleus lands in his opponent's guard.
McGuiness controls Nucleus momentarily but Nucleus frees himself.
McGuiness knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Nucleus on the ground.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nucleus sitting in guard here, content to control.
McGuiness working a defensive guard here. #T1#
Nucleus throws a strike but McGuiness rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top. #REVR##SUB2#
Nucleus looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar. #SUB2#
Nucleus is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. McGuiness is aware though and is defending well.
Nucleus wants to sweep but no luck.
McGuiness wants to control from the top but Nucleus keeps moving. #SUB2#
Nucleus is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle. #SUB2#
Nucleus escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. McGuiness gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance. #T2#
Nucleus working a defensive guard here.
Nucleus tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Nucleus has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Nucleus trying to strike from the bottom but really, it's not the best position to be doing that from!
Edinger Nucleus has got the better of the ground game so far.
Nucleus keeping moving, preventing McGuiness from controlling successfully.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.#SUB2#
Nucleus is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and McGuiness defends well.#T3##SUB2#
Nucleus working for a triangle but McGuiness defends it easily.
Nucleus wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now. #REF3#
The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Nucleus is defended easily by McGuiness.#T4#
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
McGuiness throws a hard body shot but it just misses. #CL2#
Nucleus moves into the clinch successfully.
Nucleus tries to land knees in the clinch but McGuiness avoids the damage to the body.
McGuiness goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McGuiness being controlled against the cage.
McGuiness goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McGuiness misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Nucleus pushes McGuiness back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A bit of stalling here from Nucleus.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
McGuiness goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Nucleus utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Nucleus trying to land knees to the body.
McGuiness has Nucleus pushed against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Edinger Nucleus showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Edinger Nucleus's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R3#
Nucleus throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
It looked like McGuiness was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Nucleus.
Nucleus scores with a head kick.
Nucleus throws a low kick but McGuiness avoids it.
McGuiness 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.
Nucleus throws a leg kick which misses McGuiness's front leg but catches the back leg as McGuiness tries to avoid it.
Nucleus blocks a low kick nicely.
Nucleus counters with a body kick.
Nucleus misses with a hook to the body
and McGuiness counters with a lovely shot to the body.
McGuiness misses the shot to the body.
Nucleus is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nucleus throws a body shot but no joy.
Nucleus looks to land a body kick but McGuiness moved away.
It looked like McGuiness was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Nucleus.
Nucleus misses with a body kick.
A counter left hand to the body from McGuiness misses its target.
Edinger Nucleus seems to be getting the better of the standup.#T1#
Some bone on bone action there as McGuiness checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Nucleus fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and McGuiness has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Nucleus looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? McGuiness is fending him off so far but Nucleus persists. Nope, McGuiness circles away and we're back to standing.
It looked like McGuiness was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Nucleus.
McGuiness moves out of range of the body kick.
Nucleus just misses with a punch to the body.
A quick step to the side and McGuiness tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Nucleus defending well as McGuiness loads up on a big left hand.
A solid body kick from Nucleus.
McGuiness is looking to wear down Nucleus with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Nucleus swings for the body but McGuiness moves out of range.
Nucleus throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
McGuiness misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Nucleus. #CL#
McGuiness forces Nucleus back against the cage and clinches.#T2#
Nucleus lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt McGuiness or not.
A head punch on the inside from McGuiness fails to land.
Nucleus has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. McGuiness seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Nucleus can turn it around.
Nucleus lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Nucleus is trying to pull guard but McGuiness has him pressed against the cage.
McGuiness is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Nucleus tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Liam McGuiness has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Edinger Nucleus.
Nucleus is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables McGuiness to keep the fight standing.
McGuiness can't find room to land a body shot as Nucleus controls the action.
Nucleus softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Nucleus working aggressively here.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nucleus missing with knees to the body.
Nucleus trying to land knees to the body. #BC#
McGuiness breaks from the clinch.
A jab from McGuiness does it's job there.
Nucleus shoots in for a takedown but McGuiness shows good takedown defense. #T3#
A looping hook to the body misses from McGuiness. Nucleus does a little dance to reset his feet.
Nucleus connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Nucleus throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck McGuiness on the side of the head. #TD2#
Nucleus shoots in and gets a takedown into McGuiness's guard.#ES#
McGuiness manages to escape and get back to his feet.
McGuiness throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Liam McGuiness is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
McGuiness scores with a jab to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nucleus misses with a kick to the body.
McGuiness is looking for a counter combo.
McGuiness circles away from the clinch attempt.
Nucleus 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.
McGuiness swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.#T4#
Nucleus dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Nucleus is looking to slow McGuiness down with leg kicks.
Nucleus moves out of range of the strikes.
McGuiness throws a shot to the body.
Nucleus lands a nice shot that snaps McGuiness's head back.
Nucleus goes for a double leg but McGuiness avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as McGuiness continues to drive forward.
McGuiness works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Nucleus is looking to land body kicks.
McGuiness dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Nucleus takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
McGuiness throws a combination. Nucleus tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Liam McGuiness did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Edinger Nucleus's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!
#R4#
Nucleus shoots in looking for a takedown but McGuiness manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Nucleus's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Nucleus throws a lazy right hand but McGuiness sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
McGuiness swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
McGuiness swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
McGuiness ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Nucleus moves away.
McGuiness throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Nucleus misses with a wild body shot.
Nucleus throws a series of punches but McGuiness avoids them all with ease.
McGuiness looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nucleus throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
McGuiness misses with a wild body shot.
McGuiness avoids a kick to the body.
Nucleus tries to land a leg kick but McGuiness saw it coming and moves away. #T1#
McGuiness scores with a hook to the body. Nucleus takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Nucleus looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? McGuiness is fending him off so far but Nucleus persists. Nope, McGuiness circles away and we're back to standing.
Nucleus is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Nucleus swings for the body but McGuiness moves out of range.
McGuiness swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Nucleus slips a jab and a cross from McGuiness.
Nucleus throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
McGuiness lands with a good body shot.
McGuiness uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Nucleus.
A counter left hand to the body from McGuiness misses its target.
Nucleus throws a left and a right that both miss
letting McGuiness counter with a right hand.
Nucleus goes for a spinning back kick but it misses. #T2#
McGuiness throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nucleus keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
McGuiness throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Nucleus throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Nucleus keeps McGuiness at a distance using the push kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Good standup being displayed there by McGuiness as he connects with a hook.
McGuiness lands a jab.
Nice body kick there by Nucleus.#T3#
McGuiness avoids a kick to the body. #CL2#
Nucleus has taken the fight to the clinch.
McGuiness misses with a hook to the ribs.
McGuiness goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Nucleus tries to pull guard but McGuiness holds him up against the cage and eventually Nucleus drops back down to his feet.
Liam McGuiness has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Edinger Nucleus.#BC#
McGuiness's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Nucleus misses with a body shot.
McGuiness swings and misses with a hook to the body.
McGuiness cracks a nice hook into Nucleus's ribs.
Some wild striking there from McGuiness. #T4#
McGuiness ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Nucleus moves away.
Nucleus stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Nucleus darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Nucleus shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. McGuiness defends it nicely.
McGuiness swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
McGuiness avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
McGuiness lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
McGuiness takes a swing at Nucleus's ribcage but misses. #CL#
McGuiness pushes Nucleus up against the cage in a clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Liam McGuiness had his way with Edinger Nucleus in that round.
The cut man is working on Edinger Nucleus's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!
#R5#
McGuiness dodges the punch combination from Nucleus.
Nucleus tries to land a body kick
and McGuiness counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
McGuiness takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Nucleus misses with a leg kick.
Nucleus lets loose with a powerful body kick. McGuiness will feel that in the morning.
Nucleus shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with McGuiness but McGuiness pushes him off and we're back to square one.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness throws a push kick but Nucleus slaps the foot to one side.
Nucleus throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle. #T1#
McGuiness lands with a cross.
Some wild striking there from McGuiness. #KD#
Oooooh!!! McGuiness has knocked Nucleus down with a huge combo! McGuiness steps away and waves a wobbly Nucleus back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!
McGuiness just misses with a punch to the body.
Nucleus feints the counter takedown.
A head kick from Nucleus lands but McGuiness takes it in his stride. #CUT2#
It looks like Liam McGuiness has been cut.
A slapping leg kick lands for Nucleus.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nucleus darts in looking for a takedown but McGuiness gets double underhooks and turns Nucleus into the cage.
A counter left hand to the body from McGuiness misses its target.#TD2#
Nucleus is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in McGuiness's half guard.
McGuiness on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if McGuiness tries to get out of the position.
Nucleus is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?#T2#
McGuiness wants to control but Nucleus is keeping busy and won't allow it.
McGuiness is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Nucleus is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Nucleus takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Nucleus trying to control from half guard but McGuiness is working away.
Nucleus not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Nucleus is looking to advance position but McGuiness won't allow it.
McGuiness avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Nucleus. #T3#
Nucleus controlling the pace.
McGuiness blocking the ground and pound attempt from Nucleus.
Nucleus missing with the ground and pound from half guard. #SUB2#
Nucleus is sneakily working for an arm triangle but McGuiness sees it coming and defends easily.#SUB2#
Nucleus wants to work for an arm triangle but McGuiness is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Nucleus throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man. #T4#
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Nucleus trying to control from half guard but McGuiness is working away. #REF3#
The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Nucleus throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
McGuiness tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Nucleus was well out of range. Poor timing from McGuiness.
Nucleus tries to clinch up but McGuiness circles away and keeps his distance.
McGuiness checks the leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from McGuiness. Nucleus does a little dance to reset his feet.
McGuiness punishes Nucleus's body with a nice straight punch.
Nucleus looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Nucleus lands with a nice body kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Liam McGuiness.
I think McGuiness 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 Hirohito Nitta scores the fight 48:47
Judge Shirou Masuda scores the fight 48:48
Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight 47:49

The fight is ruled a draw!

Liam McGuiness 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!

 

Event: LEGACY! 32     
Date:   Dec 19, 2015
#R1#
McGuiness throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Clattenburg stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Clattenburg throws a leg kick
and McGuiness counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
McGuiness scores with a hook to the body. Clattenburg takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
A slapping body kick lands there for Clattenburg.
Clattenburg throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A counter left hand to the body from McGuiness misses its target.
Clattenburg misses with a double jab
and McGuiness counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Clattenburg thows a leg kick but McGuiness checks it #KD#
and McGuiness counters with a crisp right hand that drops Clattenburg! McGuiness lets Clattenburg back up to his feet, looking for a finish!#ROC#
Clattenburg is rocked!#CUT#
It looks like Johny Clattenburg 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!
Clattenburg tries to bum rush McGuiness with a series of wild strikes but McGuiness uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Nice body punch from Clattenburg.
McGuiness moves out of range of the strikes.
Johny Clattenburg seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A head kick misses from Clattenburg.
McGuiness avoids a punch combination nicely. #T1#
Clattenburg cracks McGuiness with a good jab.
Clattenburg takes a shot to the body in his stride.
McGuiness looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Clattenburg throws a right hand that misses
and McGuiness makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Clattenburg throws a head kick that misses.
McGuiness thumps Clattenburg with a low kick.
McGuiness takes a swing at Clattenburg's ribcage but misses.
Clattenburg misses with a head kick.
McGuiness digs a good hook to Clattenburg's body. #T2#
McGuiness looks to score with a jab to the body but Clattenburg is just out of range.
Clattenburg throws a series of punches but McGuiness avoids them all with ease.
McGuiness looks to score with a jab to the body but Clattenburg is just out of range.
Clattenburg avoids the body shot from McGuiness.
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!
Clattenburg lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A nice inside leg kick there by Clattenburg. That's going to slow McGuiness down.
A cross from Clattenburg lands.
McGuiness is looking to wear down Clattenburg with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
McGuiness misses the jab.
Clattenburg looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Clattenburg misses with a double jab
and McGuiness counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.#T3#
A shot to the body from McGuiness misses
and Clattenburg makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Clattenburg misses with a double jab.
Clattenburg scores with a jab to the body.
McGuiness misses with a wild body shot.
Clattenburg looks to score with a jab to the body but McGuiness is just out of range.
A quick step to the side and McGuiness tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Clattenburg avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Clattenburg's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Clattenburg duly obliges.
Clattenburg throws a body kick that misses.
McGuiness appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
McGuiness misses with a body punch
enabling Clattenburg to counter with a crisp jab.
Clattenburg ducks down and throws a hook to the body but McGuiness moves away.
McGuiness was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Clattenburg misses with the combination. #T4#
Clattenburg swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and McGuiness makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A left and a right from Clattenburg both land. Nice combination. #CL#
McGuiness darts in and clinches Clattenburg up against the cage.
McGuiness works on Clattenburg's body with a couple of short punches.
Clattenburg looks winded!
A nice left hand lands by McGuiness.
McGuiness works on Clattenburg's body with a couple of short punches.
Clattenburg letting McGuiness take a breather here.
McGuiness content to slow the pace in the clinch.
McGuiness blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
McGuiness lands a hook to the side of the head.
A left hand lands to the body for McGuiness.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
McGuiness blocks an uppercut.
A bit of stalling here from McGuiness.
Clattenburg doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
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 Liam McGuiness will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Johny Clattenburg's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!
#R2#
An inside leg kick from Clattenburg misses.
Clattenburg throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
McGuiness appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Johny Clattenburg is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
McGuiness throws a head kick that misses
and Clattenburg counters with a good low kick that McGuiness was not able to check.
McGuiness throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
McGuiness checks the leg kick nicely there.
McGuiness was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Clattenburg misses with a left hand
and McGuiness counters with a right hand to the body.
Clattenburg swings and misses with a hook to the body.
McGuiness takes a swing at Clattenburg's ribcage but misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A lazy body kick from McGuiness
and Clattenburg counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
McGuiness checks a leg kick.
Clattenburg lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering. #T1#
McGuiness misses with a body punch
and Clattenburg counters with a stiff right hand.
McGuiness misses with a wild body shot.
Clattenburg connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Clattenburg misses with a right hand
and McGuiness counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Clattenburg is breathing heavily.
Clattenburg walks into a left hand.
Clattenburg misses with a looping left.
A leg kick checked by McGuiness.
Clattenburg misses with a looping right.
Clattenburg misses with a left hand
and McGuiness counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Clattenburg swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Clattenburg has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.#T2##KD#
McGuiness sends Clattenburg crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! McGuiness is motioning to the referee to let Clattenburg up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!
Clattenburg is still on wobbly legs! Can McGuiness finish him?#CUT#
That has opened up Johny Clattenburg's cut even more.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A looping hook to the body misses from McGuiness. Clattenburg does a little dance to reset his feet.
Clattenburg leaves his chin hanging out and McGuiness seizes the opportunity with an uppercut! Clattenburg 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 2:17 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
Liam McGuiness retains his light heavyweight title!
Liam McGuiness decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.

 

Event: LEGACY! 27     
Date:   Nov 28, 2015
#R1#
McGuiness looks to score with a jab to the body but Brody is just out of range.
Brody half committed to a counter leg kick.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut. Brody saw that one coming.
McGuiness lands with an uppercut that bounces Brody off the cage and back into range.
Brody misses with a wild body shot.
Brody lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Brody blocks a jab.
Brody 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.
McGuiness takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Patrick Brody seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Brody uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.
Brody lands a nice looking body kick.
A head kick from Brody lands but McGuiness takes it in his stride.
Brody moves out of range as McGuiness strikes.
McGuiness swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Brody.#CUT2#
It looks like Patrick Brody has been cut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Brody shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
McGuiness moves out of range of the body kick.
A lazy body kick from Brody
and McGuiness counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
McGuiness throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.#T1#
Brody blocks a head kick by McGuiness.
Brody throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Brody takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Brody looks for the body kick but McGuiness saw that one coming.
McGuiness works Brody's body with a nice hook.
McGuiness thuds his right hand into Brody's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Brody goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
McGuiness looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.#CL2#
McGuiness moves into the clinch successfully.
A short body shot lands from Brody as the two fighters clinch.
McGuiness tries to throw a body punch but Brody avoids it by throwing McGuiness back against the cage.
A right handed body shot lands from Brody.
A short right from McGuiness on the inside.
Brody throws a punch but it's blocked by McGuiness.
Brody lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Brody softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.#T2#
McGuiness misses with a punch to the body.
A right handed body shot lands from Brody.
Brody fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Brody pressing his opponent against the cage.
McGuiness is looking to control Brody's arms but Brody gets an underhook and turns him. Now McGuiness has his back to the cage.
Brody gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head. #CUT#
It looks like Liam McGuiness has been cut.
McGuiness misses with a hook to the ribs.
McGuiness misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A shot in the inside from McGuiness.
Nice elbow from Brody.
McGuiness goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McGuiness struggles to land a body shot inside as Brody controls his hands.
Brody lands with a short shot to the head.
Brody struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
Brody tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGuiness's elbow.
McGuiness doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A battle for position here, against the cage.#T3#
McGuiness stalling in the clinch but Brody improves position.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Brody.
McGuiness tries a body shot but Brody blocks it.
Brody lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
McGuiness stalls.
Brody tries to throw a body punch but McGuiness avoids it by throwing Brody back against the cage.
McGuiness can't find room to land a body shot as Brody controls the action.
McGuiness tries to break the clinch but Brody is controlling the position.
McGuiness doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Brody misses with a punch to the body.
Brody blocks an uppercut.
Brody lands with a right to the head.
Brody throws a punch but it's blocked by McGuiness.
McGuiness blocks an uppercut.
McGuiness is trying to push Brody away but Brody has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Brody lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
McGuiness blocks a body shot from Brody.
Brody lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards. #T4#
McGuiness misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Brody prevents McGuiness from breaking the clinch.
Brody misses with a hook to the ribs.
McGuiness dodges an elbow strike from Brody.
Good body shot from Brody.
McGuiness holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Nice elbow from Brody.
A short right from Brody.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Brody working aggressively here.
McGuiness wants to get back to striking at distance but Brody won't allow it.
McGuiness takes an elbow to the forehead.
McGuiness looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
A body shot lands from McGuiness.
McGuiness has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Brody seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if McGuiness can turn it around.
McGuiness misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Brody lands with a short shot to the head.
Brody misses with a hook to the ribs.
Brody lands a shoulder strike.
Brody working some nice short punches in the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Patrick Brody dominated that round.
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!
#R2#
Brody swings away with a body shot that misses
and McGuiness connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Brody throws a leg kick
and McGuiness counters with a lovely straight right hand!
McGuiness takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
The crowd cheers as Brody lands an impressive looking overhand right. McGuiness doesn't seem phased though.#KD2#
McGuiness 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 McGuiness waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.#CL2#
McGuiness moves into the clinch successfully.
McGuiness doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
McGuiness misses with a shot to the kidneys.
McGuiness tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
McGuiness blocks an elbow strike from Brody.
Brody misses with a hook to the ribs.
McGuiness blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Brody misses with a punch on the inside.
McGuiness misses with a shot to the kidneys.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Brody lands with a light punch inside.
McGuiness avoids the elbow strike from Brody, against the cage.
McGuiness tries to stall but Brody uses the opportunity to gain a better position. #T1#
Brody can't find room to land a body shot as McGuiness controls the action.
Patrick Brody has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Brody lands an elbow inside.
Brody lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
McGuiness misses with a body punch.
Brody's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
McGuiness misses with a punch to the body.
McGuiness blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Brody lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
McGuiness stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
McGuiness tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Brody's elbow.
McGuiness lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Brody backwards.
Brody misses with a short punch on the inside.
Brody lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Brody struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands.
McGuiness is leaning against Brody and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from McGuiness.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Brody has a couple of punches blocked by McGuiness.
Brody goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McGuiness misses with a hook to the ribs. #T2#
This has been an exciting period of action!
McGuiness taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Brody throws a head punch that misses.
McGuiness lands an uppercut.
Brody throws a head punch that misses.
McGuiness lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
McGuiness tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Brody's elbow.
McGuiness lands with a short shot to the head.
A short right from McGuiness on the inside. #ROC2#
Brody is rocked!
Brody tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short left from Brody.
McGuiness lands a shoulder strike.
Oh Brody is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
McGuiness blocks a punch to the side of the head.
McGuiness is leaning against Brody and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
McGuiness tries to throw a body punch but Brody avoids it by throwing McGuiness back against the cage.
McGuiness lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
McGuiness has Brody pressed against the cage. Brody drops his hands and McGuiness takes advantage by unloading with a massive hook that sends Brody tumbling to the canvas! McGuiness rains down with more punches but Brody was already out! That's a highlight reel knockout for McGuiness!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:58 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
Liam McGuiness is the new light heavyweight champion!
After the fight, Liam McGuiness was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.

 

Event: LEGACY! 20 - LEGACY v Imperial     
Date:   Oct 31, 2015
#R1#
Haas misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from McGuiness.
McGuiness tries to clinch up.
Haas feints and then cracks McGuiness's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow McGuiness down.
McGuiness tries to clinch there but Haas circles away.
Haas throws a poor cross that misses
and Haas takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles. #CUT2#
It looks like Vaas Haas has been cut.
McGuiness displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Haas throws out the jab.
The fight stays on the outside here - McGuiness looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Haas tries to counter by clinching up but McGuiness breaks away and moves out of range.
Haas throws an off balance right hand
and McGuiness counters with a nice uppercut.
McGuiness uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Haas has time to react.
McGuiness has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Haas misses with a body kick.
Haas thows a leg kick but McGuiness checks it
and McGuiness counters with a stiff right hand.
McGuiness looks to land a left hand but Haas moved out of range nicely.
McGuiness ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
McGuiness moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.#CUT2#
Vaas Haas's cut is getting worse.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Haas ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A shot to the liver by Haas. Beautiful body shot.#T1#
McGuiness gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Haas.
McGuiness throws the left hand but Haas avoids the punch easily.
McGuiness misses with a hook.
Haas misses with a wild body shot.
McGuiness is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Haas connects with a body shot that sends McGuiness's belly button to the back.
Haas bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Haas lands with an overhand left.
Haas lands a nice looking kick to the body. McGuiness takes a step back to recover.
Haas moves away from the strike by McGuiness.
McGuiness scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
McGuiness loads up on a big right hand but Haas slips the punch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Haas takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
McGuiness misses the shot to the body.
Haas appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
McGuiness misses with a few strikes there.
Haas was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
McGuiness walks into a straight right hand from Haas.#T2#
McGuiness is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Haas.
McGuiness lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Haas at a distance.
McGuiness fails with an attempt to clinch.
Haas moves out of range as McGuiness strikes.
A telegraphed right hand from McGuiness misses the target.
Haas wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
McGuiness misses with a hook. Haas ducked under it nicely.
McGuiness takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
McGuiness tries to move into range but Haas moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Haas wants to clinch.
McGuiness let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
McGuiness might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
McGuiness is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Haas.
Haas uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before McGuiness has time to react.
McGuiness on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Haas thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on McGuiness if he has to take too many more of those.
Haas looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Haas is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.#T3#
Haas throws a head kick but McGuiness moves out of range.
Haas pushes McGuiness away with a front kick.
Nice body kick from Haas.
Haas moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut. Haas saw that one coming.
Haas uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.
Haas swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Haas slips a jab from McGuiness.
Haas jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
McGuiness throws a shot from downtown. Haas moves away and avoids it.
Haas is looking to counter with a body kick.#CL#
Haas moves into the clinch successfully.
McGuiness is trying to break the clinch but Haas is controlling him.
Haas prevents a body shot from McGuiness.
Haas swings wildly with an uppercut but McGuiness uses good head movement to avoid it.
Haas has a couple of punches blocked by McGuiness. #T4#
A left hand lands to the body for Haas.
Haas content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Haas swings wildly with an uppercut but McGuiness uses good head movement to avoid it.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Haas.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
McGuiness misses with a hook to the ribs.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Haas.
Haas tries a body shot but McGuiness blocks it.
Haas working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Haas misses with the head strike.
Haas can't find room to land a body shot as McGuiness controls the action.
Haas slowing the pace effectively.
McGuiness tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Haas's elbow.
Haas misses with some punches.
Haas lands a nice uppercut.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Haas lands with a right to the head.
Haas has a couple of punches blocked by McGuiness.
Haas lands a left hand that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
Haas stalling.
Haas tries to throw a body punch but McGuiness avoids it by throwing Haas back against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Vaas Haas dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Vaas Haas's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!
#R2#
McGuiness throws a shot from downtown. Haas moves away and avoids it.
A solid leg kick lands there for Haas.
McGuiness avoids the head kick by Haas.
Haas scores with a decent looking hook.
McGuiness tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Haas lands with a nice body kick.
Haas throws a body kick that misses.
Jab by McGuiness.
McGuiness blocks a head kick by Haas.
Haas misses with a kick to the body.
Vaas Haas seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Haas looks for the body kick but McGuiness saw that one coming.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Haas lands a nice looking body shot.
Haas looks to throw a body kick
and McGuiness counters with a nice uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Crunch! Haas slams his shin into McGuiness's torso.
Haas throws a leg kick
and McGuiness counters with a straight right hand.#CUT2#
Vaas Haas's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
McGuiness fakes a right and follows up with a big left that drops Haas to one knee - oooooh, he's wobbly! Haas looks to clinch but McGuiness throws him off and pummels him into the canvas! Haas taps out under the strikes! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:05 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Strikes). Liam McGuiness!
Liam McGuiness decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.

 

Event: Imperial 47     
Date:   Sep 26, 2015
#R1#
Nirvi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
McGuiness uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Nirvi.
McGuiness takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
McGuiness lands a glancing blow to the side of Nirvi's head.#CUT2#
It looks like Niko Nirvi has been cut.
McGuiness avoids a punch combination nicely.
McGuiness throws a lazy right hand but Nirvi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Nirvi tries to close the distance and clinch but McGuiness swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
McGuiness looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
McGuiness rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Nirvi counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Nirvi misses with a head kick.
Nirvi misses with a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A telegraphed right hand from McGuiness misses the target.
Nirvi throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Nirvi goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
McGuiness throws out a counter right but Nirvi avoids it with no problem.
Nirvi throws a body shot but no joy.
McGuiness appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.#CL#
Nirvi clinches up against the cage.#T1#
Nirvi missing with knees to the body.
McGuiness misses with a body punch.
Nirvi working aggressively here.
McGuiness can't break the clinch.
McGuiness misses with a punch to the body.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Nirvi creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
McGuiness lands on the inside with an uppercut.
McGuiness misses with some punches.
Nirvi misses with a short punch on the inside.
Nirvi swings away with an uppercut that misses.
McGuiness misses with a hook to the ribs.
McGuiness working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Nirvi swings away with an uppercut that misses.
McGuiness tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
McGuiness dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.#BC2#
McGuiness breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Nirvi feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits McGuinesss jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!#T2#
McGuiness swings for the body but Nirvi moves out of range.
Nirvi looks for the body kick but McGuiness saw that one coming.
Nirvi drops his hands momentarily and McGuiness takes advantage with a crisp shot to 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!
Nirvi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.#KD2#
McGuiness feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Nirvi sprawling to the canvas! Nirvi rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can McGuiness finish him?! #ROC2#
Nirvi is rocked!
Nirvi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from McGuiness.
A chopping leg kick lands by Nirvi.
McGuiness steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Nirvi.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Nirvi, right into the meat. #CL#
Nirvi clinches up against the cage.
Nirvi lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Nirvi.
McGuiness throws a punch but it's blocked by Nirvi.
McGuiness blocks a punch to the side of the head.
McGuiness wants to break free but Nirvi has control.
Nirvi swings wildly with an uppercut but McGuiness uses good head movement to avoid it. #T3#
Nirvi lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
The referee is keeping an eye on McGuiness - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
McGuiness pushes Nirvi back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Nirvi throws a knee to the head but misses.
Nirvi misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch blocked on the inside by McGuiness.
Nirvi tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGuiness's elbow.
Nirvi is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Nirvi tries a body shot but McGuiness blocks it.
Nirvi throws a head punch that misses.
Nirvi tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Both fighters working to control the clinch. #BC2#
McGuiness breaks the clinch. #T4#
McGuiness throws a jab when Nirvi was well out of range.
The fighters circling - McGuiness throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A slapping leg kick lands for Nirvi.
Nirvi stuns McGuiness with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
McGuiness looks to throw the jab but Nirvi is out of range.
Nirvi ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
McGuiness fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Nirvi manages to avoid it.
Nirvi swings and misses with a shot to the body
and McGuiness counters with a lovely straight right hand!
McGuiness is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Nirvi.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nirvi pulls out of a head kick attempt. #CL#
The fight moves into the clinch position.
McGuiness scores with a nice hook to the head.
Oh Nirvi is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
McGuiness pushes Nirvi back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Nirvi seems to have got his legs back now.
Nirvi misses with some punches.
McGuiness tries to stall but Nirvi uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Liam McGuiness will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Niko Nirvi'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.
#R2#
A swing and a miss from McGuiness.
McGuiness takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
McGuiness misses with a straight left.
McGuiness throws a shot from downtown. Nirvi moves away and avoids it.
Nirvi cracks McGuiness with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
McGuiness throws a head kick but Nirvi moves out of range. #CL2#
McGuiness closes the distance and pushes Nirvi back into the cage.
McGuiness misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nirvi lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Nirvi tries to land knees in the clinch but McGuiness avoids the damage to the body.
McGuiness blocking some punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness misses with a shot to the kidneys.
McGuiness lands a body shot.
A nice right hand lands inside from McGuiness.
Nirvi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McGuiness stalling against the cage. #T1#
McGuiness looking to stall.
Nice body punch from McGuiness.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
McGuiness goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McGuiness tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Nirvi prevents a body shot from McGuiness.
McGuiness lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Nirvi tries a body shot but McGuiness blocks it.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
McGuiness displaying some good clinch control by pressing Nirvi up against the cage.
Nirvi takes a shot to the head.
McGuiness lands with a left to the head.
Nirvi lands with a left to the head.
McGuiness prevents a body shot from Nirvi. #T2#
Nirvi keeps the fight in the clinch, despite McGuiness's efforts to push away.
McGuiness lands a body shot in the clinch. #BC2#
McGuiness pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Nirvi moves out of range of the strikes.
McGuiness thows a left - swing and a miss!
Nirvi tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but McGuiness was well out of range. Poor timing from Nirvi.
McGuiness throws a lazy uppercut
and Nirvi counters with a body kick that stops McGuiness in his tracks momentarily.
Nirvi gets clipped by a big right hand and goes down spinning to the canvas! McGuiness gets the back mount and begins to drop bombs on his rocked foe! Nirvi is too out of it to defend against the strikes and the referee jumps in to save him from the beatdown!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:38 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Liam McGuiness!
Liam McGuiness 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.

 

Event: Imperial 44     
Date:   Sep 05, 2015
#R1#
A telegraphed right hand from McGuiness misses the target.
McGuiness tries to clinch there but Baker circles away.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut. Baker saw that one coming.
Baker is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
McGuiness throws a hook but Baker avoids it easily.
McGuiness swings for the body but Baker moves out of range.
McGuiness just misses with a punch to the body.
McGuiness tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Baker was well out of range. Poor timing from McGuiness.
Baker steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
McGuiness takes a swing at Baker's ribcage but misses.
McGuiness fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Baker looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
McGuiness throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Baker throws out a counter right but McGuiness avoids it with no problem.
Liam McGuiness seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness throws a body shot but no joy.
McGuiness throws a right hand that Baker ducks under and follows up with a left that Baker also avoids with ease.
Baker feints a counter leg kick.
McGuiness swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Baker now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
McGuiness throws a hook but Baker avoids it easily.#T1#
McGuiness throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Baker is trying to counter with his kicks.
McGuiness misses with a wild body shot.
McGuiness tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Baker was well out of range. Poor timing from McGuiness.
McGuiness takes a shot to the body in his stride.
McGuiness throws a body punch but Baker moves out of range.
Baker throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
McGuiness misses with a body punch
and Baker cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Baker swats away the attempt to clinch by McGuiness.
McGuiness ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Baker moves away.
Baker 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.
McGuiness throws a body shot but no joy.
McGuiness throws a body punch but Baker moves out of range.
Baker swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Baker avoids the body shot from McGuiness. #T2#
McGuiness throws a sloppy body shot
and Baker cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.#CUT2#
It looks like Liam McGuiness has been cut.
Baker avoids the body shot from McGuiness.
Baker follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Baker throws a head kick but McGuiness moves out of range.
McGuiness throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
McGuiness is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Baker.
A nice side step and Baker releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
McGuiness throws a predictable looking body shot #CL2#
and Baker moves into the clinch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Baker lands a right hand that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards. #BC#
McGuiness escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A punch lands to the side of Baker 's head but he takes it in his stride.
McGuiness fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Baker manages to avoid it.
McGuiness misses with a hook to the body
and Baker counters with a good, hard body kick but McGuiness shrugs it off.
McGuiness just misses with a punch to the body.
Baker lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
McGuiness throws a predictable looking body shot
enabling Baker to counter with a crisp jab. #T3#
McGuiness misses the body punch
and Baker counters with a nice body kick.
McGuiness is breathing heavily.
McGuiness misses with a telegraphed body shot #CL2#
and Baker counters by clinching up.
Baker gets through McGuiness's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Baker misses with some punches. #BC2#
Baker breaks the clinch.
McGuiness cracks Baker with a good jab.
Baker tries to work over McGuiness's front leg with a kick but McGuiness checks it.
McGuiness misses with a body punch
and Baker cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
McGuiness throws a body punch but Baker moves out of range.
McGuiness throws a body punch but Baker moves out of range.
Baker let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
McGuiness misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Baker counters with a nice body kick.
Baker throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent McGuiness stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Baker bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.#T4#
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
The fighters circle, before Baker throws a beautiful high kick that crashes into McGuiness's neck, sending him stumbling to the floor! Baker lands more strikes and forces a referee stoppage! That one ended in an instant!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:09 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Kick & Punches). Humphrey Baker!
Humphrey Baker is the new light heavyweight champion!
As Humphrey Baker got his breath back, he grabbed the microphone and managed to blurt out the following: The sweetest way I can think of to end my career is now, finally beating Liam after calling me a chicken and with a belt around my waist. Thanks for all the support throughout my career, thanks to Liam for being a great opponent, but it's time for me to hang up the gloves indefinitely now.'.

 

Event: Imperial: Superfight series 2     
Date:   Aug 15, 2015
#R1#
Attila throws a right hand that misses
and McGuiness counters with a lovely straight right hand!#CUT2#
It looks like Johan Attila has been cut.
McGuiness scores with a jab.
Attila looks to throw a body kick
and McGuiness cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
McGuiness thows a left - swing and a miss!
McGuiness scores with a body shot.
Attila displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as McGuiness throws out the jab.
Attila half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big right from Attila misses.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
A low kick from Attila is predictable there #KD2#
and McGuiness counters with a crisp right hand that drops Attila! McGuiness lets Attila back up to his feet, looking for a finish!
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!
McGuiness blocks the body kick. #T1#
Attila throws a right hand that misses
and McGuiness counters with a crisp right that sends Attila to the canvas! McGuiness follows up with punches from the mount and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:08 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Liam McGuiness! Liam McGuiness retains his light heavyweight title!
In his post fight interview, Liam McGuiness started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
The defeated Johan Attila had this to say: 'Tough titel fight. Well back to the gym and prepare for my next Fight. Its ok to loose to a friend, but it still stings a bit.'.

 

Event: Imperial 39     
Date:   Jul 24, 2015
#R1#
Newton lands a head kick. McGuiness smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Newton connects with a leg kick. McGuiness looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
McGuiness just misses with a punch to the body.
McGuiness ducks under a wild hook from Newton.
As Newton looks to move away, McGuiness throws a big counter combo bu Newton just gets out of the way.
Newton 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.
Newton throws an ugly left hook that misses
and McGuiness counters with a straight right hand.
Newton scores with a push kick.
Aaron Newton seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Newton fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
A big right from Newton misses.
McGuiness jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Newton throws a predictable looking body shot
letting McGuiness counter with a right hand. #CUT#
It looks like Aaron Newton has been cut.
Newton throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
McGuiness takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Newton fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Newton fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.#T1#
McGuiness takes a body punch but keeps moving.
McGuiness takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Newton misses the jab.
Newton digs a good hook to McGuiness's body.
McGuiness tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Newton rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and McGuiness counters with a nice uppercut.
Newton connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
McGuiness uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Newton.
Newton misses the jab.
Newton goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Newton swings widly with a right hand
and Newton takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Newton throws a head kick but McGuiness moves out of range.
McGuiness has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gorilla Warfare MMA in the buildup to the fight.
McGuiness defending well as Newton loads up on a big left hand. #T2#
Newton scores with a nice right hand.
Newton throws a head kick that misses
and McGuiness counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Newton is looking to land body kicks.
McGuiness swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Newton scores with a crisp jab that stopped McGuiness in his tracks.
McGuiness swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Newton just misses with a punch to the body.
Newton is looking to slow McGuiness down with leg kicks.
Newton jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Newton misses with a low kick.
The fight stays on the outside here - McGuiness looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
McGuiness on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there. #T3#
Newton swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Newton misses with a right hand
and McGuiness counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Newton lands a lovely overhand right.
Newton throws an off balance right hand
and McGuiness counters with a nice body shot.
McGuiness takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
McGuiness checks a low kick from Newton.
A good leg kick by Newton.
Newton throws a quick inside leg kick.
McGuiness misses with a hook. Newton ducked under it nicely.
Newton fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Decent striking displayed by McGuiness there.#T4#
Newton turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sloppy strikes from Newton. Those never looked like landing.
Newton misses with an attempted mid kick.
McGuiness was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
McGuiness ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
McGuiness is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
A slapping leg kick lands for Newton.
Newton ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
McGuiness throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Newton throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Newton feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to McGuiness's calf.
Newton looks to score with a jab to the body but McGuiness is just out of range.
Newton throws a solid leg kick but McGuiness takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Newton.
Newton scores with a jab to the jaw.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Aaron Newton dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Aaron Newton's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R2#
Newton throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Good standup being displayed there by McGuiness as he connects with a hook.
Newton missing with a left hand there. McGuiness was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
McGuiness swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A low kick from Newton misses
and McGuiness counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Newton slips a jab from McGuiness.
McGuiness rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Newton counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Newton connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Newton looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Newton looking to land some kicks to the body here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness misses the body punch
and Newton makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
McGuiness throws a hook but Newton avoids it easily.
Newton misses with a lunging right hand
and McGuiness counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Newton stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.#T1##KD2#
Newton drops McGuiness with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but McGuiness looks back up at him and smiles so Newton waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed. #ROC2#
McGuiness is rocked!
Newton takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Oh McGuiness is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Newton ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
Newton steps to the side to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.
McGuiness seems to have got his legs back now.
Newton drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.#KD2#
Newton lands a big right hand that sends McGuiness crashing to the mat! Newton stays standing though and waves McGuiness back to his feet!
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
That kick from Newton tenderised McGuiness's leg. McGuiness is trying to keep his angry face on.
McGuiness takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
McGuiness throws a 1-2 combo that connects squarely on Newton's jaw, knocking him onto his back! McGuiness dives in looking to finish as Newton flails his arms in a desperate attempt to block McGuiness's strikes! McGuiness is raining down hammerfists and the ref stops it! Newton's desperate flailing just didn't constitute intelligent defence. Some people will probably question the ref's decision but Newton was definitely hurt and the ref saved him from taking unnecessary punishment. A fighter's safety is paramount in this sport.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:50 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Liam McGuiness!
Liam McGuiness retains his light heavyweight title!
Liam McGuiness 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.

 

Event: Imperial 35: Superfight Series     
Date:   Jun 21, 2015
#R1#
Attila takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Attila slips under a jab from McGuiness.
Attila throws a head kick that misses.
Attila throws a leg kick which misses McGuiness's front leg but catches the back leg as McGuiness tries to avoid it.
Attila looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Attila throws a wild body kick that McGuiness sees coming a mile off.
McGuiness let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Attila throws a hook to the side of McGuiness's head but McGuiness sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Attila avoids the body shot from McGuiness.
Attila throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Attila shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says McGuiness as he avoids it easily.
Attila loads up on a big right hand but McGuiness slips the punch.
Attila blocks a jab.#T1#
Attila looks to throw the jab but McGuiness is out of range.
Attila tries a head kick but it misses.
Attila throws a poor cross that misses
and McGuiness cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.#CUT2#
It looks like Johan Attila has been cut.
A decent looking cross lands there for Attila.
McGuiness steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Attila.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from McGuiness! But no joy.
McGuiness throws a jab when Attila was well out of range.
McGuiness lunges at Attila with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Attila's hand.
McGuiness throws a shot from downtown. Attila moves away and avoids it.
McGuiness misses with a hook.
Attila tries to counter with a takedown but McGuiness is quick to defend against it.
McGuiness tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Attila paws at him with a jab and circles away.#T2#
Attila throws the kick towards the body but McGuiness avoids it.
Johan Attila seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Attila closes the distance and clinches up with McGuiness, looking for a takedown. Attila pushes McGuiness against the cage but McGuiness circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Some bone on bone action there as McGuiness checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
McGuiness looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
McGuiness loads up on a big right hand but Attila slips the punch.
McGuiness misses with a looping right.
Attila drops down looking for a counter takedown but McGuiness sprawls and moves away.
Attila throws a half hearted mid kick.
Attila tries a head kick but it misses.
McGuiness looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
McGuiness lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McGuiness checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.#T3#
Attila misses with a leg kick
and McGuiness counters with a lovely straight right hand!#CUT2#
Johan Attila's cut is getting worse.
Attila closes the distance looking to clinch
and McGuiness counters with a powerful cross that connects right on the chin and the lights go out! A massive one punch knock out!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:16 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
Liam McGuiness is the new light heavyweight champion!
Liam McGuiness 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.
The defeated Johan Attila had this to say: 'Tough titel fight. Well back to the gym and prepare for my next Fight. Its ok to loose to a friend, but it still stings a bit.'.

 

Event: Imperial 32     
Date:   May 30, 2015
#R1#
Halo connects with a good right hand that stumbles McGuiness. McGuiness circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Halo swings for the body but McGuiness moves out of range.
McGuiness misses with a right hand
and Halo counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Halo lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
McGuiness defending well as Halo loads up on a big left hand.
Halo tests McGuiness's chin there with a solid looking shot.
McGuiness jabbing away but nothing is landing.
McGuiness avoids the head kick by Halo.
McGuiness throws out a counter right but Halo avoids it with no problem.
Halo swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and McGuiness counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
McGuiness takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
McGuiness walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nice defenses there by McGuiness.
McGuiness takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Halo scores with the left hand. McGuiness knows he should have avoided that one. #T1#
McGuiness throws a body punch but Halo moves out of range.
Halo throws an off balance right hand
and McGuiness counters with a stiff right hand.
Halo throws an uppercut from half a mile away. McGuiness sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Halo misses with a wild body shot.
McGuiness throws a hook to the side of Halo's head but Halo sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Halo is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Halo throws an overhand right that lands on McGuiness's shoulder, as McGuiness tries to avoid the shot.
Halo lands with a nice body punch.
A jab from McGuiness misses.
Halo throws out a powerful jab.
Halo throws a lazy uppercut
and McGuiness connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.#TD#
Halo darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if McGuiness can do anything to dispel that myth.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
McGuiness has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Halo is working away from the top position though.#T2#
McGuiness is looking to improve his position.
Halo trying to pass the guard but McGuiness defending well. #T3#
Halo sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. McGuiness defending well though.
Halo is trying to control. McGuiness wants to improve his position but can't escape this time. #REF3#
The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Halo misses with a lunging right hand
letting McGuiness counter with a right hand.
Nice straight punches there by Halo. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Halo.
Halo scores with a body shot.
Halo connects with a single shot there.
Halo throws a big shot that misses.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Halo uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.
Halo swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Halo throws a series of punches but McGuiness moves out of range. #T4#
Halo swings away with a body shot that misses
and McGuiness counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Halo lands a really nice looking cross but McGuiness seems unphased.
McGuiness steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Halo. That one must have hurt.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A telegraphed right hand from Halo misses the target.
Halo throws the left hand but McGuiness avoids the punch easily.
Halo throws a head kick that half lands.
Halo listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Decent striking displayed by McGuiness there.
McGuiness throws the left hand but Halo avoids the punch easily.
Halo connects with a good right hand that stumbles McGuiness. McGuiness circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Halo throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Halo rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and McGuiness scores with a counter punch that sends Halo to the canvas! McGuiness smells blood - he's punishing Halo with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! Halo has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Liam McGuiness!
After winning the bout, Liam McGuiness thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.

 

Event: Imperial 29     
Date:   May 09, 2015
#R1#
A jab from McGuiness misses.
McGuiness catches Nirvi with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Nirvi moves in looking to clinch but McGuiness pushes him off.
It looked like McGuiness wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Some bone on bone action there as McGuiness checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
A jab from McGuiness finds it's way through Nirvi's defenses.
Nirvi throws a leg kick which misses McGuiness's front leg but catches the back leg as McGuiness tries to avoid it.
McGuiness swings for the body but Nirvi moves out of range.
Nirvi lands a two punch combo. #CUT2#
It looks like Liam McGuiness has been cut.
Nirvi throws a head kick that misses.
McGuiness throws a jab when Nirvi was well out of range.
McGuiness misses the jab.#T1#
Nirvi connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
McGuiness slips a jab and a cross from Nirvi.
Nirvi swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by McGuiness.
A head kick misses from Nirvi.
McGuiness looks to throw the jab but Nirvi is out of range.
Nirvi throws a lazy head kick
and McGuiness cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Nirvi throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting McGuiness counter with a right hand.
Nirvi looks to land a combination but McGuiness avoids it well.
Nirvi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.
Nirvi throws a head kick that misses.
Nirvi misses with a body shot.
McGuiness swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.#T2#
McGuiness misses with a few strikes there.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Nirvi is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Nirvi throws a combination but it was largely blocked by McGuiness.
Nirvi throws a right hand that misses
and McGuiness counters with a stiff right hand.
Nirvi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by McGuiness.
A swing and a miss from McGuiness.
Nirvi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
McGuiness scores with the left hand. Nirvi knows he should have avoided that one. #ROC#
Nirvi is rocked!
Nirvi throws a poor cross that misses
and McGuiness counters with a right hand from hell and Nirvi is out cold! A vicious knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
Liam McGuiness thanked the fans post fight for their support.

 

Event: Imperial 27     
Date:   Apr 26, 2015
#R1#
Maverick swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
McGuiness throws a shot from downtown. Maverick moves away and avoids it.
As McGuiness backs away, Maverick returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
McGuiness misses with a straight right.
Maverick dips to his left and cracks McGuiness with an uppercut!
Maverick steps to the side to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.
Nice defenses there by Maverick.
Maverick throws a head kick that misses.
Maverick steps to the side to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.
McGuiness takes a body punch but keeps moving.
McGuiness uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Maverick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A looping hook to the body misses from Maverick. McGuiness does a little dance to reset his feet.
Maverick is looking to chop away at McGuiness's legs.
McGuiness looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Maverick throws a leg kick that is checked
and McGuiness cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Maverick connects with a leg kick. McGuiness looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Maverick has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from McGuiness finds it's way round the side to connect with Maverick's head. #CUT2#
It looks like Cas Maverick has been cut.#T1#
Maverick swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Maverick misses with a wild body shot.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from McGuiness! But no joy.
McGuiness gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Maverick.
McGuiness takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Maverick fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches McGuiness on the side of the head.
Maverick thows a left - swing and a miss!
Maverick misses with a looping left.
McGuiness swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Maverick changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Maverick swings for the body but McGuiness moves out of range.
McGuiness avoids the body shot from Maverick.
McGuiness on the wrong end of a nice hook.
McGuiness lands with a hook. Maverick tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Maverick is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Decent striking displayed by Maverick there.
Cas Maverick seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Maverick fakes high and swings low for a body shot but McGuiness manages to avoid it.#T2#
Maverick with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Maverick is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Maverick throws a lazy uppercut
and McGuiness counters with a big right hand! Oh Maverick is in trouble here! McGuiness follows up with more strikes and that's it! The ref has stopped it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:12 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Liam McGuiness!
After winning the bout, Liam McGuiness thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.

 

Event: Imperial 23: Nirvi vs Newton     
Date:   Mar 28, 2015
#R1#
Sonnen misses with a wild body shot.
McGuiness is looking to counter punch.
A shot to the liver by Sonnen. Beautiful body shot.
Sonnen misses with a hook to the body
and McGuiness cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Sonnen thows a left - swing and a miss!
McGuiness is looking to counter punch.
McGuiness looks to throw the jab but Sonnen is out of range.
McGuiness feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Sonnens jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Sonnen lands with a shot to the body.
A jab from McGuiness does it's job there.
Sonnen misses with a body punch
and McGuiness counters with a lovely straight right hand!
McGuiness lands a head shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
McGuiness is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sonnen.
McGuiness takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Sonnen looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Sonnen is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down McGuiness rather than just go for the knockout.#T1#
Sonnen missing with a left hand there. McGuiness was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Sonnen looks to throw the jab but McGuiness is out of range.
McGuiness throwing a counter right hand but Sonnen manages to avoid it.
Leo Sonnen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sonnen. McGuiness does a little dance to reset his feet.
It looked like McGuiness was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Sonnen.
Sonnen looks to score with a jab to the body but McGuiness is just out of range.
Sonnen looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Sonnen misses with a double jab
and McGuiness counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sonnen wants to clinch up but McGuiness keeps it at a distance.
McGuiness misses the jab.
Sonnen scores with a body shot.
McGuiness uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sonnen.
A little feinted left hand from McGuiness on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Sonnen misses with a lunging right hand
and McGuiness counters with a right hand to the body. #T2#
Sonnen throws a sloppy body shot #KD#
and McGuiness counters with a crisp right hand that drops Sonnen! McGuiness lets Sonnen back up to his feet, looking for a finish!#ROC#
Sonnen is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sonnen scores with a hook.
Sonnen is still on wobbly legs! Can McGuiness finish him?
Liam McGuiness is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sonnen. McGuiness does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sonnen swings for the body but McGuiness moves out of range.
Sonnen throws an ugly left hook that misses
and McGuiness counters with a massive hook, right on the button! He's out cold! Damn, that was naaaaaasty! Hopefully he'll be OK.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:17 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
Our winner, Liam McGuiness, 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.
Leo Sonnen spoke after the fight, saying 'Broke my toe at the start, i'll be back and better than ever! '.

 

Event: Imperial 20     
Date:   Mar 04, 2015
#R1#
Halo avoids the body shot from McGuiness.
Halo takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
McGuiness takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Halo misses with a kick to the body.
McGuiness loads up on a big right hand but Halo slips the punch.
Nice defenses there by Halo.
Halo swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
A lazy left from Halo finds it's target.
McGuiness lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
McGuiness throws a lazy right hand but Halo sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Halo takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
McGuiness scores with a jab to the body.
A big left from Halo misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
McGuiness lands with a straight right. Halo didn't see that one coming.
Liam McGuiness seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Halo thows a body kick. McGuiness tries to catch it but that hurt him.
McGuiness throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Halo counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Halo looks to land a body kick but McGuiness moved away.
Halo connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed McGuiness momentarily.
McGuiness ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Halo displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as McGuiness throws out the jab. #T1#
Halo slips a jab from McGuiness.
McGuiness keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
McGuiness slips a jab and a cross from Halo.
McGuiness slips a jab from Halo.
McGuiness throws a jab when Halo was well out of range.
McGuiness swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
McGuiness takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Liam McGuiness is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
McGuiness misses with a straight right.
A little jabbing left from Halo on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Halo slips a straight right by McGuiness.
Halo swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Halo uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.#KD2#
Halo drops McGuiness with a beautiful combination! McGuiness stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Halo is looking for the KO!
McGuiness is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Halo misses with a body shot.
McGuiness was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Halo shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut.
Halo throws a series of strikes that have McGuiness backpedaling. #ROC2#
McGuiness is rocked!
Halo fakes the body blow, causing McGuiness to drop his hands! Left hook to the temple! McGuiness goes stiff, and falls face first into the mat. Goodnight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Ziba Halo!
Ziba Halo 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.

 

Event: Imperial 15     
Date:   Feb 01, 2015
#R1#
McGuiness ducks under a wild hook from Vanhanen.
Good exchange - McGuiness coming out on top.
McGuiness pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Vanhanen ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A jab from McGuiness misses.
Despite the aggression on Vanhanen's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Vanhanen misses with an uppercut
and McGuiness counters with a stiff right hand.
Vanhanen uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.
A slow jab from McGuiness misses its intended target.
Vanhanen missing with a left hand there. McGuiness was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
It looked like McGuiness wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Vanhanen throws a lazy right hand but McGuiness sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Vanhanen's hands are dropping dangerously low here and McGuiness connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Vanhanen scrambles back to his feet.
McGuiness keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nice shot by McGuiness.
McGuiness scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McGuiness misses with a straight left.
McGuiness scores with a three punch combo!
McGuiness fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.#ROC#
Vanhanen is rocked!
Vanhanen throws a right hand that misses
and McGuiness rattles Vanhanen with a well-timed uppercut counter. - Vanhanen tries to back away and recover but his hands are down low and he gets tagged again, sending him stumbling down to the canvas. McGuiness dives in after him and quickly finishes the job with a trio of brutal punches, leaving Vanhanen stiff and motionless on the mat!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:05 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Liam McGuiness!
During a confident post fight interview, Liam McGuiness thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
The defeated Touko Vanhanen had this to say: 'It wasn't my day.'.

 

Event: Troids Next Top Fighter! R9     
Date:   Jan 01, 2015
#R1#
McGuiness takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
McGuiness lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Good standup being displayed there by McGuiness as he connects with a hook.
McGuiness connects with the punch.
McGuiness has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gorilla Warfare MMA in the buildup to the fight.
McGuiness misses with a straight left.
Shraf feints the counter takedown.
McGuiness connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Shraf uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from McGuiness.
McGuiness throws a shot from downtown. Shraf moves away and avoids it.
Shraf drops down looking to force a counter takedown but McGuiness defends it well.
McGuiness pushing out the jab but it's not landing. #CL2#
Shraf takes the fight into the clinch.
Shraf tries to pull guard but McGuiness forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Shraf is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but McGuiness is defending well.
McGuiness wants to stall.
Shraf changes levels and goes for a takedown here. McGuiness fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Liam McGuiness has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jamezdin Shraf.#T1##CL2#
Shraf has McGuiness up against the cage in a clinch. #TD2#
Shraf drags the fight down to the ground.
Shraf throws a couple of weedy looking strikes off his back.
McGuiness stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Shraf swivels though and keeps the full guard.
McGuiness wants to control from the top but Shraf keeps moving. #SUB2#
Shraf is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. McGuiness is aware though and is defending well.#T2#
Shraf trying to keep a closed guard but McGuiness is proving a slippery customer.
Shraf has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.#SUB2#
Shraf has his feet on McGuiness's thighs here. He's pushed McGuiness off and worked for a very quick armbar from the bottom! He's flipped onto his stomach and he's cranking hard on the arm! McGuiness screams in pain and taps out! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:28 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Jamezdin Shraf!
During a confident post fight interview, Jamezdin Shraf thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.

 

Event: T53: Midweek Melee VI     
Date:   Dec 10, 2014
#R1#
McGuiness misses with a hook #CL#
and Grey counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
The referee is keeping an eye on McGuiness - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Grey pressing his opponent against the cage.
A bit of stalling here from Grey.
McGuiness blocks an elbow strike.
McGuiness blocks an elbow strike from Grey.
McGuiness blocks an elbow strike from Grey.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness takes an elbow to the temple.
Grey lands a glancing elbow in the clinch. #BC2#
McGuiness breaks the clinch.
Grey displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as McGuiness throws out the jab. #CL#
The fight moves into the clinch position.#T1#
McGuiness takes an elbow to the temple. #CUT#
It looks like Liam McGuiness has been cut.
McGuiness blocks the elbow strike.
Grey throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Nice elbow from Grey.
Grey lands an elbow just above McGuiness 's eye.
Grey manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Grey throws an elbow but it misses.
McGuiness takes an elbow to the forehead.
McGuiness avoids a wild elbow strike from Grey.
Grey gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head. #T2#
Grey has McGuiness pressed against the cage, preventing McGuiness from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
McGuiness avoids a wild elbow strike from Grey.
McGuiness takes an elbow to the forehead.
McGuiness avoids a wild elbow strike from Grey.
Grey comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Grey stalls.
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!
Grey manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Grey seems to have come into the fight with the intention of avoiding any damage in the clinch, rather than actually showing any aggression.
McGuiness avoids the elbow strike from Grey, against the cage.
Grey leaning against his opponent.
Grey gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Grey misses with an elbow over the top.#T3#
With the fighters up against the cage, Grey throws an elbow but misses.
McGuiness avoids the elbow strike from Grey, against the cage.
McGuiness looking to slow down the pace here.
Grey misses with an elbow over the top.
McGuiness blocks an elbow strike from Grey.
McGuiness tries to break free but Grey pushes him back against the cage.
McGuiness avoids the elbow strike from Grey, against the cage.
Grey creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through McGuiness's defenses.
McGuiness avoids the elbow strike from Grey, against the cage.
Grey misses with an elbow strike.
Grey misses with an elbow strike.
Grey stalling in the clinch.
McGuiness is trying to maintain a safe position but Grey gets an underhook and turns McGuiness into the cage.#T4#
A nice glancing elbow lands by Grey.
McGuiness blocks an elbow strike from Grey.
Grey misses with an elbow over the top.
McGuiness wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
McGuiness dodges an elbow strike from Grey.
McGuiness tries to circle away but Grey has him pinned against the cage.
McGuiness blocks the elbow strike.
McGuiness slowing the pace effectively.
McGuiness blocks the elbow strike.
McGuiness is looking to control Grey's arms but Grey gets an underhook and turns him. Now McGuiness has his back to the cage.
Grey lands an elbow inside.
McGuiness will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Grey up against the cage.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Earl Grey dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Liam McGuiness's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R2#
Grey takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
McGuiness swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Grey is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
McGuiness misses with a hook.
McGuiness misses with a lunging right hand #CL#
and Grey counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Grey.
Grey misses with an elbow over the top.
McGuiness takes an elbow to the forehead.
Grey lands an elbow that stopped McGuiness in his tracks for a moment.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Grey.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Grey lands a damaging elbow.
Grey is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that McGuiness can do to turn this around?
Grey pushes off an throws an elbow but McGuiness leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Grey just misses with a elbow thrown towards McGuiness's brow.
With the fighters up against the cage, Grey throws an elbow but misses.
Grey has McGuiness pushed against the cage.#T1#
Grey pushes off an throws an elbow but McGuiness leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Grey throws an elbow but it misses.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Grey.
McGuiness is trying to break the clinch but Grey has him pressed against the cage.
Grey misses with an elbow over the top.
Grey throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
McGuiness blocks an elbow strike from Grey.
Grey 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.
Grey lands an elbow inside that McGuiness shrugs off.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Grey.
Grey throws an elbow but it misses.
Grey lands a nice elbow.
McGuiness stalling. #T2#
Grey throws an elbow that misses.
Grey lands an elbow inside.
Grey lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
McGuiness stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
A bit of stalling here from McGuiness.
McGuiness continues to stall. The referee tells him to work or he's going to break them up.
Grey creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Grey lands a nice elbow.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Grey just leaning against McGuiness, taking a breather.
McGuiness dodges an elbow strike from Grey.
Grey throws an elbow but it misses.
Grey pushes off an throws an elbow but McGuiness leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
McGuiness blocks an elbow strike.#T3#
Grey stalling the fight.
Grey lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Grey lands an elbow just above McGuiness 's eye.
Grey throws an elbow but it misses.
Grey comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Grey pushes off an throws an elbow but McGuiness leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Grey creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through McGuiness's defenses.
Grey gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Grey pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
McGuiness blocks the elbow strike.
Grey pressing his opponent against the cage.
Grey throws an elbow that misses. #T4#
Grey looks to throw an elbow but misses.
McGuiness is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
A bit of stalling here from Grey.
McGuiness wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Grey has him pressed against the cage.
Grey taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Grey throws an elbow but it misses.
Grey throws an elbow that misses.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Grey. #CUT#
That has opened up Liam McGuiness's cut even more.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Grey takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
McGuiness avoids the elbow strike from Grey, against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Earl Grey dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Liam McGuiness's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!
#R3#
A telegraphed right hand from McGuiness misses the target.
Grey avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Grey blocks a jab.
We've been told by Grey's head coaches at The Seven Sins Grappling Academy that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
McGuiness throws an overhand right that lands on Grey's shoulder, as Grey tries to avoid the shot.
Grey swings away with a leg kick that misses.
A little jabbing left from McGuiness on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
McGuiness throws a jab when Grey was well out of range.
McGuiness's jab looks to have found its range, popping Grey under the eye.#CL#
Grey has managed to clinch.
Grey lands a damaging elbow.
Grey throws an elbow that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness letting Grey take a breather here.
Grey lands an elbow inside that McGuiness shrugs off.
Grey misses with an elbow over the top.#T1#
McGuiness is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
McGuiness is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Grey comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Grey lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Grey misses with an elbow over the top.
Grey stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Grey throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Grey keeps control of McGuiness as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Grey creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through McGuiness's defenses.
McGuiness has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Grey seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if McGuiness can turn it around.
Grey stalling.
Grey misses with an elbow strike.
Grey throws an elbow but it misses. #T2#
Grey manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
McGuiness wants to break free but Grey has control.
Grey throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Earl Grey has scored more points in the clinch so far.
McGuiness is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Grey prevents McGuiness from breaking the clinch.
Grey throws an elbow that misses.
Grey is stalling here.
Grey lands an elbow inside.
Grey gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head. #CUT#
The cut above Liam McGuiness's eye is starting to cause him problems now.#T3#
Grey creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through McGuiness's defenses.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
McGuiness stalling in the clinch but Grey improves position.
McGuiness is trying to slow the pace down but that's a couple of times in a row that he's tried to get underhooks and Grey has denied him.
Nice elbow from Grey.
McGuiness avoids a wild elbow strike from Grey.
Come on Grey - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Grey throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Grey lands a damaging elbow.
McGuiness tries to stall but Grey uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
McGuiness avoids a wild elbow strike from Grey.
Grey throws an elbow but it misses.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Grey. #T4#
McGuiness takes an elbow to the temple.
Grey lands an elbow inside that McGuiness shrugs off.
Grey pushes off an throws an elbow but McGuiness leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Grey content to slow the pace in the clinch.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Grey.
Grey throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Grey's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
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!
McGuiness avoids a wild elbow strike from Grey.
Liam McGuiness has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Grey creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through McGuiness's defenses.
McGuiness dodges an elbow strike from Grey.
Earl Grey is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
A head punch on the inside from McGuiness fails to land.

And that's the end of the fight!
Earl Grey showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Grey, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 30:26
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 30:26
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 30:26

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Earl Grey!

Earl Grey decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.

 

Event: T43 - Midweek Melee II     
Date:   Oct 29, 2014
#R1#
McGuiness dips to his left and cracks Turner with an uppercut!
We've been told by McGuiness's head coaches at Gorilla Warfare MMA that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Horrible takedown attempt by Turner or perhaps it was just good defense by McGuiness, which made it look bad.
McGuiness lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Turner blocks a jab.
Turner takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
McGuiness throws a hook but Turner blocks it.
Turner fails with the takedown
and McGuiness counters with a straight right hand.
Liam McGuiness seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Turner misses with a body shot. #TD2#
McGuiness gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
McGuiness avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Turner has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Turner scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
McGuiness is trying to control the position from the bottom. #T1#
Turner is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Turner working some strikes from top position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Turner won't allow McGuiness to sweep him here.
McGuiness keeping moving, preventing Turner from controlling successfully.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Turner throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as McGuiness works some decent striking defense from the bottom. #REF3#
The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Turner keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from McGuiness.#T2#
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
McGuiness missing with a left hand there. Turner was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A telegraphed right hand from McGuiness misses the target.
Turner gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Turner looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
McGuiness throws a shot from downtown. Turner moves away and avoids it.
McGuiness uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Turner has time to react.
Turner closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Turner uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.
McGuiness connects with a right hand. Turner shakes it off.
McGuiness thows a left - swing and a miss!
Jab from McGuiness.
Turner shoots in for a double leg but McGuiness sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Liam McGuiness has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Bobby Turner.#TD2#
Turner shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Turner throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent. #T3#
Turner not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Turner postures up in McGuiness's guard and throws a big left but McGuiness blocks it.
McGuiness can't keep his opponent in guard - Turner advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Turner working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
McGuiness avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Turner.
Turner thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed McGuiness's head.
McGuiness is looking to control Turner's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can McGuiness avoid being mounted?
Turner thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas. #T4#
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Turner working McGuiness over with strikes.
Turner throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
McGuiness avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Turner.
Nice strikes from Turner there.
Turner works his foot free and advances to mount.
Turner landing strikes from the mount.
Turner working away from the top, dropping strikes.
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 Liam McGuiness 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.
#R2#
Turner takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by McGuiness.
McGuiness moves into range and connects with a jab.
Turner tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but McGuiness defends well and Turner ends up having to push McGuiness into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.#BC#
McGuiness breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Turner takes one on the button.
McGuiness bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
McGuiness throws the left hand but Turner avoids the punch easily.
McGuiness connects with a good right hand that stumbles Turner. Turner circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
McGuiness loads up on a big right hand but Turner slips the punch.
A jab from McGuiness misses.
McGuiness misses with a looping left.
McGuiness swings and misses with a hook 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!
McGuiness cracks Turner with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.#T1#
McGuiness scores with a punch to the head.
Turner closes the distance and clinches up with McGuiness, looking for a takedown. Turner pushes McGuiness against the cage but McGuiness circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.#TD2#
Turner manages to get an easy takedown there - catching McGuiness on his heels. He'll look to pass McGuiness's guard now, I'm sure.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Turner accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
McGuiness is trying to control the position but Turner postures up.
Turner with a flurry of punches that miss.
Turner showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
McGuiness knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Turner on the ground.
Turner with a flurry of punches that miss. #T2#
Turner wants to control from the top but McGuiness keeps moving. #REF3#
The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
McGuiness swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Turner.
Turner displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as McGuiness throws out the jab.
Turner avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
McGuiness defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Turner.
Liam McGuiness has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Bobby Turner.
Turner ducks right into an uppercut from McGuiness.
McGuiness misses with a straight left.
Turner's hands are dropping dangerously low here and McGuiness connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Turner scrambles back to his feet.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
McGuiness throws a lazy right hand but Turner sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A punch combination from McGuiness misses. #T3#
McGuiness swings and misses with a hook to the body.
McGuiness swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Turner bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Turner dives in for a single leg takedown but McGuiness sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
McGuiness is pressed up against the cage. Turner has hold of a leg and is looking to drag McGuiness down to the mat. McGuiness avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
A big right from McGuiness misses.
Turner throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around McGuiness's waist but McGuiness gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Turner off to one side.
A lazy left from McGuiness finds it's target.
Turner has a takedown stuffed.
McGuiness is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Turner can do to turn this around?
Jab from McGuiness.#TD2#
Turner closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
McGuiness has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Turner is working away from the top position though.#T4#
Turner winds up and cracks McGuiness with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Turner is figuring out what he wants to do next.
McGuiness avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Turner.
Turner wants to take a breather but McGuiness is having none of it.
McGuiness trying to hold on to Turner's head to control him but Turner postures up.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Turner is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.#REF3#
The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Liam McGuiness dominated that second round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!
#R3#
McGuiness misses with a looping right.
A looping hook to the body misses from Turner. McGuiness does a little dance to reset his feet.
Nice shot by McGuiness.
McGuiness cracks Turner with an open hand slap.
Turner has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
McGuiness lands a lovely overhand right.
Turner uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.
McGuiness thows a left - swing and a miss!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness thuds his right hand into Turner's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
A looping hook to the body misses from McGuiness. Turner does a little dance to reset his feet.
Turner misses with a takedown attempt - McGuiness sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Turner misses with a body shot. #T1#
Turner displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as McGuiness throws out the jab.
Turner bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A big right from McGuiness misses.
Turner looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? McGuiness is fending him off so far but Turner persists. Nope, McGuiness circles away and we're back to standing.
Turner takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Turner shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Liam McGuiness has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Bobby Turner.
Turner slips under a jab.
McGuiness lands with a right hand.
Turner gets cracked with a nice right hand there by McGuiness.
Turner looks for a takedown but McGuiness sprawls well.
Turner fakes high and swings low for a body shot but McGuiness manages to avoid it.
Bobby Turner has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T2#
Nice shot by McGuiness.
Turner takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Turner defending well as McGuiness loads up on a big left hand. #TD2#
Turner closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into McGuiness's guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
McGuiness utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Turner trying to control the position from guard on top but McGuiness is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Turner stands and throws McGuiness's legs to the side, diving into side control.
McGuiness managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Turner.
McGuiness being controlled for a moment. #T3#
Turner working the ground and pound but McGuiness is defending the strikes.
McGuiness tries to improve position but can't.
Turner working the ground and pound from side control.
Turner has knee on belly and moves into mount.
McGuiness is squirming around, avoiding Turner's attempts to control the action. #T4#
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
BOOM! Turner connects with a massive shot to the dome!
Turner landing strikes from the mount.
Turner scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish McGuiness? #ROC2#
McGuiness is rocked!#SUB2#
Turner jumps to the side looking to secure the arm triangle…. Ooooh, that looks tight… McGuiness is gargling but he's managed to escape! Nice work there by McGuiness and Turner has given up the dominant position trying to land that submission.
Oh McGuiness is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!#SUB2#
Turner is trying to get an arm triangle but McGuiness is defending well.
Turner cracks McGuiness with an elbow. That is naaassty.

And that's the end of the fight!
Liam McGuiness showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for McGuiness, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Liam McGuiness!

Liam McGuiness made sure to mention his sponsor, Zipp Zapp in his post fight interview.

 

Event: Troids Next Top Fighter! R4     
Date:   Oct 01, 2014
#R1#
McGuiness waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Shraf.
McGuiness lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Shraf bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
We've been told by McGuiness's head coaches at Gorilla Warfare MMA that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
McGuiness looks to throw the jab but Shraf is out of range.
McGuiness moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
McGuiness with a hook.
Shraf looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Shraf moves out of range as McGuiness strikes.#CL2#
Shraf moves into the clinch.
Shraf has McGuiness pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. McGuiness manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Shraf is working for takedown but McGuiness is calmly controlling the position for now.
Shraf tries for a takedown. No joy.
Liam McGuiness has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jamezdin Shraf.#TD2#
Shraf gets double underhooks and manages to take the fight to the ground.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Shraf stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. McGuiness swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Shraf works over McGuiness with some ground and pound from guard.#T1#
McGuiness can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Shraf controls the pace.
Shraf won't allow McGuiness to sweep him here.
Shraf has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Shraf pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. McGuiness is keeping the position for now.
Shraf slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Shraf throwing ground and pound but whilst doing so, he forgets to control position and McGuiness works his way back to half guard. Good composure under pressure.
Shraf misses with a head shot. McGuiness uses the momentum to regain guard. #T2#
Shraf throwing strikes but missing.
McGuiness utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Shraf accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Shraf has been taking part in the yoga sessions down at The Seven Sins Grappling Academy . Presumably he's going to look for a slick submission... Or maybe he's looking to avoid one.
Shraf throwing strikes but missing.
Shraf works a leg free and moves into half guard.
McGuiness has hold of Shraf's hands but Shraf slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Shraf thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed McGuiness's head. #T3#
McGuiness avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Shraf.
Shraf keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Shraf throwing shots but McGuiness is blocking nicely.
Shraf controlling the pace. #SUB2#
Shraf is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. McGuiness doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Shraf.
McGuiness avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Shraf. #T4#
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Shraf trying to control from half guard but McGuiness is working away. #SUB2#
Shraf is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Shraf is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Shraf seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but McGuiness does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Shraf throws a strike but McGuiness avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Shraf looking to pass the guard.
Shraf in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time. #REF3#
The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Jamezdin Shraf will probably get the nod.
That's time! McGuiness's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.
#R2#
McGuiness throws a big shot that misses.
McGuiness pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
McGuiness misses with a hook. Shraf ducked under it nicely.
McGuiness lands with a nice body punch.
A swing and a miss from McGuiness.
McGuiness lands a head shot.
Shraf ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
Shraf uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from McGuiness.
McGuiness throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGuiness throws a jab but it's blocked by Shraf.
McGuiness scores with a three punch combo!
Shraf misses with a takedown attempt - McGuiness sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
McGuiness lands with a cross. #T1#
McGuiness lands a lovely overhand right.
McGuiness lands a head shot.
McGuiness misses the jab.
McGuiness scores with a nice right hand.
Shraf takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Liam McGuiness is winning the standup battle so far.
A slow jab from McGuiness misses its intended target.
Liam McGuiness is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
McGuiness drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
McGuiness misses with a double jab.
McGuiness fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Shraf on the side of the head.
Shraf uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.
Shraf tries to close the distance and clinch up but McGuiness swats him away and circles back towards the center.
McGuiness dips down and scores with a jab to the body.#T2#
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
McGuiness bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Shraf's head.
McGuiness with a jab.
McGuiness scores with a jab to the head.
Nice shot lands for McGuiness.
McGuiness is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
McGuiness throws an off balance right hand #CL2#
and Shraf holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Shraf drops down looking for an ankle pick but McGuiness pulls his leg out and moves away.
A slow jab from McGuiness misses its intended target.
McGuiness avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
McGuiness scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
McGuiness throws a hook but Shraf blocks it.#T3#
McGuiness throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A jab from McGuiness misses.
Shraf slips under a jab.
Nice jab there from McGuiness.
McGuiness with a body punch. A glancing blow.
McGuiness misses with a looping right.
Shraf blocks a jab.
McGuiness connects with a jab.
McGuiness lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
McGuiness lands a jab to the head.
McGuiness's jab looks to have found its range, popping Shraf under the eye.
Shraf shoots in but McGuiness avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Liam McGuiness has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jamezdin Shraf.#T4#
McGuiness smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Liam McGuiness seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Decent striking displayed by McGuiness there.
McGuiness throws a hook but Shraf blocks it.
Shraf fails with an attempt to clinch.
Shraf ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
McGuiness is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Shraf can do to turn this around?
Shraf shoots for a double leg takedown but McGuiness sprawls well. He's pushed Shraf's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Shraf throws a right and a left that McGuiness avoids nicely.
McGuiness sizes up Shraf with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Shraf closes this distance looking for a takedown but McGuiness circles away.
Shraf has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Shraf there as he acknowledges the shot.
Shraf on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Liam McGuiness dominated that second round.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!
#R3#
McGuiness scores with a decent looking hook.
Nice straight punches there by McGuiness. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of McGuiness.
Shraf moves away from the strike by McGuiness.
McGuiness scores with a crisp jab that stopped Shraf in his tracks.
Shraf moves away from the strike by McGuiness.
McGuiness cracks Shraf with a right hand to the side of the head.
McGuiness swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Shraf.
McGuiness lands a glancing blow to the side of Shraf's head.
McGuiness lands a jab.#ROC#
Shraf is rocked!
McGuiness throws a hook but Shraf blocks it.
McGuiness lands with a good body shot.#T1#
McGuiness lands the left hand.
Good exchange - McGuiness coming out on top.
McGuiness throws a series of strikes that have Shraf backpedaling.
Shraf is still on wobbly legs! Can McGuiness finish him?
McGuiness looks to throw the jab but Shraf is out of range.
Shraf seems to have recovered his senses.
A telegraphed right hand from McGuiness misses the target.
McGuiness pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
McGuiness throws a hook but Shraf blocks it.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by McGuiness.
Shraf slips under a jab.
McGuiness throws an overhand right that lands on Shraf's shoulder, as Shraf tries to avoid the shot.
Shraf uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.
Shraf shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.#T2#
Nice cross by McGuiness.
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!
Shraf avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
McGuiness throws a jab when Shraf was well out of range.
The crowd cheers as McGuiness lands an impressive looking overhand right. Shraf doesn't seem phased though.
McGuiness jabbing away but nothing is landing.
McGuiness misses with a looping right.
McGuiness throws the left hand but Shraf avoids the punch easily.
McGuiness throws a lazy right hand but Shraf sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
McGuiness scores with a jab.
McGuiness pushing out the jab but it's not landing. #CL2#
Shraf rushes McGuiness and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.#T3#
Shraf is trying to work for a single leg takedown but McGuiness pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Shraf is looking to take this one to the mat.
Liam McGuiness has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jamezdin Shraf.
Shraf swings wildly with an uppercut but McGuiness uses good head movement to avoid it.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Shraf is trying to work for a single leg takedown but McGuiness pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Shraf jumps guard but McGuiness turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Shraf is working for takedown but McGuiness is calmly controlling the position for now.#TD2#
Shraf turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
Shraf working the ground and pound but McGuiness is defending the strikes. #T4#
McGuiness is trying to control Shraf's posture but Shraf avoids it.
Shraf wants to lay and pray for a moment but McGuiness keeps working. #SUB2#
Shraf working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Shraf working the ground and pound but McGuiness is defending the strikes.
Shraf working the ground and pound but McGuiness is defending the strikes. #SUB2#
Shraf tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 29:27
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 29:27
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 29:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Liam McGuiness!

Liam McGuiness took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, Zipp Zapp for their support in the buildup to the fight.

 

Event: IMMA 44 Monster vs Aoki     
Date:   Sep 12, 2014
#R1#
Mazzuca keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from McGuiness.
Mazzuca scores with a decent looking hook.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut.
Mazzuca tests McGuiness's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Mazzuca tries to work over McGuiness's front leg with a kick but McGuiness checks it.
McGuiness misses with a straight right.
Mazzuca throws a half hearted mid kick.
Mazzuca misses with an attempted mid kick.
Mazzuca slips a straight right by McGuiness.
Liam McGuiness seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McGuiness scores with a nice strike.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
McGuiness throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Mazzuca counters with a straight right hand.
McGuiness looks to land a right hand but Mazzuca moved out of range.
A leg kick checked by McGuiness.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut.
Mazzuca punishes McGuiness's body with a nice straight punch.
Mazzuca slips under a jab.
Mazzuca throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
McGuiness has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Mazzuca.
Mazzuca connects with a leg kick. McGuiness looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it. #T1#
Mazzuca throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut. Mazzuca saw that one coming.
Mazzuca throws a nice outside leg kick.
Mazzuca lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Mazzuca throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mazzuca connects with an inside leg kick.
McGuiness looks winded!
Mazzuca throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
McGuiness stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
McGuiness might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Mazzuca throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
McGuiness throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Mazzuca lands with a cross.
Mazzuca attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
McGuiness throws a shot from downtown. Mazzuca moves away and avoids it.
McGuiness ducks under a wild hook from Mazzuca.
Mazzuca jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Mazzuca fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt McGuiness.
Mazzuca fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and McGuiness has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.#T2#
McGuiness throws the left hand but Mazzuca avoids the punch easily.
McGuiness throws a lazy uppercut
and Mazzuca finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
McGuiness avoids a kick to the body.
Mazzuca with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Mazzuca ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
Mazzuca turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
McGuiness throws a lazy uppercut
and Mazzuca counters with a low kick, right behind McGuiness 's knee.
Mazzuca lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Mazzuca sizes up McGuiness with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
McGuiness misses with a hook. Mazzuca ducked under it nicely.
Mazzuca bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Mazzuca. That's going to slow McGuiness down.
Mazzuca cracks McGuiness with a good jab.#ROC#
McGuiness is rocked!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Mazzuca. #CL#
McGuiness gets tackled into the cage by Mazzuca. Mazzuca maintains the clinch.
Mazzuca is pushing McGuiness up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Mazzuca lands with a short punch from the clinch. #T3#
Come on Mazzuca - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
A right hand to the body from Mazzuca.
Mazzuca works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
A left hand lands to the body for Mazzuca.
A short left from Mazzuca.
Mazzuca lands a right hand that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
Mazzuca stalling in the clinch.
A short right from Mazzuca on the inside. #T4#
Mazzuca lands a hook that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
McGuiness is still on wobbly legs! Can Mazzuca finish him?
Mazzuca pushes McGuiness back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
McGuiness seems to have recovered his senses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.#BC#
Mazzuca breaks from the clinch.
Mazzuca chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A solid leg kick lands there for Mazzuca.
Mazzuca pushes McGuiness away with a front kick.#CL#
Mazzuca closes the distance and clinches.
McGuiness's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Mazzuca lands a right hand.
A nice right hand lands inside from Mazzuca. #BC#
Mazzuca escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
McGuiness takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A solid body kick from Mazzuca.
Mazzuca lands a nice looking body kick.
Mazzuca bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Robert Mazzuca dominated that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.
#R2#
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Mazzuca, right into the meat.
We've been told by Mazzuca's head coaches at Team Listerman that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Mazzuca lets loose with a powerful body kick. McGuiness will feel that in the morning.
Mazzuca scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. McGuiness doesn't seem bothered though.
McGuiness has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Mazzuca.#CL#
Mazzuca has taken the fight to the clinch.
Mazzuca scores with an uppercut up the middle.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Mazzuca here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.#KD#
Mazzuca drops McGuiness onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! McGuiness is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Mazzuca scores with a hook to the body.
Mazzuca manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Mazzuca can't find room to land a body shot as McGuiness controls the action.
McGuiness looking to stall. #T1#
A short right hand to the side of the head by Mazzuca.
Mazzuca lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down McGuiness.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Mazzuca.
A short right from Mazzuca on the inside.
Mazzuca tries to throw a body punch but McGuiness avoids it by throwing Mazzuca back against the cage.
McGuiness takes a shot to the head. #BC#
Mazzuca breaks from the clinch.
McGuiness drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
McGuiness takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
McGuiness is breathing heavily.
Mazzuca lands an uppercut out of nowhere! McGuiness falls backwards - clearly groggy! Mazzuca dives in and finishes the fight with more strikes for a TKO finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:56 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Robert Mazzuca!
In his post fight interview, Robert Mazzuca started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.

 

Event: IMMA Midweek Mayhem 2     
Date:   Aug 20, 2014
#R1#
Davis tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. McGuiness manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
McGuiness misses with a left hand
and Davis counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps McGuiness thinking.
Davis missing with a left hand there. McGuiness was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Davis keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from McGuiness.
McGuiness takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Davis lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
McGuiness comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McGuiness ducks under a wild hook from Davis.
McGuiness avoids a punch combination nicely.
Davis avoids a punch combination nicely.
McGuiness misses with a looping right.
McGuiness misses with a straight right.
Davis stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Davis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
McGuiness fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
McGuiness has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from McGuiness there as he acknowledges the shot.
McGuiness missing with a left hand there. Davis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
McGuiness misses with a left hand
and Davis counters with a left to the body.
McGuiness looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.#T1#
McGuiness takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Davis lands a nice shot to the body.
Davis lands with a right hand.
Davis lands a nice shot to the body.
Davis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.
Davis ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
McGuiness throws a lazy uppercut
and Davis counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Davis swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
McGuiness avoids the body shot from Davis.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
McGuiness scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Davis bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.#CL2#
Davis drives through and clinches with McGuiness against the cage.
A nice left hand lands by Davis.
Davis lands a nice knee to the body.
McGuiness is breathing heavily.
Davis lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
McGuiness trying to control the position but instead, Davis has worked for underhooks and has pushed McGuiness into the cage.#T2#
The referee is keeping an eye on Davis - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Davis lands a nice knee to the body.
Davis lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
Davis landing knees to the head.
Davis with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head. #ROC2#
McGuiness is rocked!#CUT2#
It looks like Liam McGuiness has been cut.
Davis lands a big right hand that drops McGuiness! The killer instinct kicks in and Davis finishes his opponent with a series of strikes from mount. A dominating finish by Davis!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:44 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Obidiah Davis!
Jumping up and down and very excited, Obidiah Davis waved his t-shirt featuring Raptorz Inc.'s logo in front of the cameras.

 

Event: IMMA 37     
Date:   Jul 26, 2014
#R1#
McGuiness throws a hook to the side of Balrak's head but Balrak sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Balrak wants to clinch.
McGuiness throws a jab when Balrak was well out of range.
Balrak throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Balrak tries to clinch but McGuiness is having none of it.
McGuiness keeps the fight on the outside.
McGuiness throws a lazy right hand but Balrak sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
We've been told by Balrak's head coaches at Impact Fight Centre that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Balrak defending well as McGuiness loads up on a big left hand.
Balrak takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
McGuiness swats away the attempt to clinch by Balrak.
Balrak slips a jab and a cross from McGuiness.
Balrak takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
McGuiness throws a big shot that misses.
Balrak wants to clinch.
Nice jab there from McGuiness.
This has been an exciting period of action!
McGuiness lands with a nice body punch.
Balrak tries to close the distance and clinch but McGuiness swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away. #T1#
Balrak tries to close the distance and clinch up but McGuiness swats him away and circles back towards the center.
McGuiness with a jab.
McGuiness scores with a jab to the jaw.
Balrak has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from McGuiness finds it's way round the side to connect with Balrak's head.
Balrak misses with a head kick.
A telegraphed right hand from McGuiness misses the target.
Balrak walks into a straight right hand from McGuiness.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Balrak doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
McGuiness throws a good cross that connects.
Balrak doesn't manage to clinch there - McGuiness circles away.
Balrak fails in his attempt to clinch.
McGuiness works the jab nicely.
Balrak shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Balrak fails with an attempt to clinch.
A swing and a miss from McGuiness.
McGuiness avoids the head kick by Balrak.
McGuiness throws out a loose jab but Balrak uses good head movement to avoid it.
Balrak tries to close the distance and clinch up but McGuiness swats him away and circles back towards the center.
McGuiness is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Balrak had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
McGuiness feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Balraks jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
McGuiness has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.#T2#
McGuiness loads up on a big right hand but Balrak slips the punch.
Balrak moves out of range of the strikes.
Balrak takes one to the side of the head.
McGuiness might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Balrak tries to clinch there but McGuiness circles away.
Balrak tries to clinch up
and McGuiness counters with a stiff right hand.
McGuiness works Balrak's body with a nice hook.
McGuiness jabs Balrak to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Balrak doesn't manage to clinch there - McGuiness circles away.
A lazy left from McGuiness finds it's target.
Balrak uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.
McGuiness thuds his right hand into Balrak's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
McGuiness scores with a hook to the body. Balrak takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Balrak is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
McGuiness throws an overhand right that lands on Balrak's shoulder, as Balrak tries to avoid the shot.
McGuiness lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.#T3#
McGuiness swats away the attempt to clinch by Balrak.
McGuiness lands with an overhand left.
Balrak fails with an attempt to clinch.
Balrak tries to clinch there but McGuiness circles away.
McGuiness scores with a jab.
The fight stays on the outside here - Balrak looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
McGuiness sizes up Balrak with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
McGuiness throws a hook to the side of Balrak's head but Balrak sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
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!
McGuiness takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Balrak is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
McGuiness keeps the fight on the outside.
McGuiness lands with a hook. Balrak tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
McGuiness jabbing away but nothing is landing.
McGuiness will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Balrak wants to clinch.#T4#
Balrak fails with an attempt to clinch.
McGuiness works Balrak's body with a nice hook.
McGuiness's corner calls for a 1-2. McGuiness obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Balrak slips under a jab from McGuiness.
Balrak is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Balrak staying out of range there.
Balrak is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Balrak fails in his attempt to clinch.
Balrak moves out of range of the strikes.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
The fighters circling - McGuiness throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
McGuiness misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
McGuiness throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Balrak on the side of the head.
Balrak misses with a hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Liam McGuiness dominated that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.
#R2#
Balrak pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Balrak tries to clinch up.
Balrak uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.
McGuiness is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Balrak.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
McGuiness swats away the attempt to clinch by Balrak.
Ashwan Balrak is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
McGuiness scores with a crisp jab that stopped Balrak in his tracks.
Balrak avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Balrak defending well as McGuiness loads up on a big left hand.
Balrak tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but McGuiness paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Balrak scores with a head kick. McGuiness tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
McGuiness swats away the attempt to clinch by Balrak.
McGuiness throws a hook to the side of Balrak's head but Balrak sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
McGuiness scores with a 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!
Balrak is looking to clinch but McGuiness is avoiding it.
Balrak doesn't manage to clinch there - McGuiness circles away.
McGuiness looks to land a left hand but Balrak moved out of range nicely.
Balrak wants to clinch up but McGuiness keeps it at a distance.#T1#
McGuiness scores with a nice right hand.
McGuiness misses with a jab, cross combination.
Balrak tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. McGuiness manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Balrak is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Balrak tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
McGuiness lands a jab to the head.
Balrak is looking to clinch but McGuiness is avoiding it.
Balrak tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but McGuiness paws at him with a jab and circles away.
McGuiness keeps the fight on the outside.
McGuiness has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Balrak throws a sloppy head kick and McGuiness moves out of range easily.
McGuiness scores with a nice head shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Balrak slips under a jab.
Balrak slips under a jab from McGuiness.
Balrak uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.
Nice jab there from McGuiness.
McGuiness looks to throw the jab but Balrak is out of range.
Balrak is looking to take this fight into the clinch.#T2#
McGuiness is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Balrak.
Liam McGuiness seems to be getting the better of the standup.
McGuiness lands the left hand.
Balrak bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Balrak tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. McGuiness manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Balrak tries to clinch up but McGuiness circles away and keeps his distance.
McGuiness loads up on a big right hand but Balrak slips the punch.
McGuiness misses with a straight right.
Balrak moves out of range as McGuiness strikes.
Balrak wants to clinch.
Nice defenses there by Balrak.
Balrak tries to close the distance and clinch but McGuiness swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
McGuiness connects with a nice looking jab.
McGuiness works the jab nicely.
McGuiness fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
McGuiness lands with a cross.
Balrak looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.#T3#
McGuiness ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Balrak tries to close the distance and clinch but McGuiness swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Balrak tries to close the distance and clinch but McGuiness swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
McGuiness swats away the attempt to clinch by Balrak.
McGuiness listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Balrak takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
McGuiness with a jab.
Balrak's hands are dropping dangerously low here and McGuiness connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Balrak scrambles back to his feet.
Balrak gets cracked there but stands up to it. #ROC2#
Balrak is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
McGuiness walks forward and throws a big overhand right! Balrak drops to the floor like a sack of potatoes! McGuiness swarms on him with more punches until the referee wrestles him away from Balrak's unconscious body! Wow, that was brutal!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:41 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Liam McGuiness!
Liam McGuiness gave a mention to Zipp Zapp in his post fight interview. That will please them (and hopefully generate some sales).

 

Event: Impact32 LaMotta v Pennypacker     
Date:   Jun 28, 2014
#R1#
McGuiness misses with a looping right.
Maverick fakes high and swings low for a body shot but McGuiness manages to avoid it.
Maverick connects with a crisp jab.
McGuiness misses with a hook. Maverick ducked under it nicely.
Maverick throws a hard body shot but it just misses. #CL#
Maverick moves into range and clinches up with McGuiness.
Maverick taking a breather.
I was talking to Maverick's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
McGuiness tries to circle away but Maverick has him pinned against the cage.
A hook to the body from Maverick.
Maverick lands a hook to the side of the head.
Maverick lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Maverick is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Maverick lands with a good tight uppercut to the head. #T1#
Come on Maverick - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
McGuiness is looking to control Maverick's arms but Maverick gets an underhook and turns him. Now McGuiness has his back to the cage.
McGuiness letting Maverick take a breather here.#BC#
Maverick's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Maverick throws a lazy right hand but McGuiness sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Good shot there by McGuiness.
McGuiness looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
A punch combination from Maverick misses.
McGuiness misses with a straight right.
Liam McGuiness seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Maverick lands a head shot.
McGuiness has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut. Maverick saw that one coming.
Maverick shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. McGuiness eats them both and turns towards Maverick to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.#T2#
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
McGuiness loads up on a big right hand but Maverick slips the punch.
Maverick throws a hook to the side of McGuiness's head but McGuiness sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.#CL#
Maverick closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Maverick misses with a hook to the ribs.
Maverick misses with a short punch on the inside.
Maverick slows down the pace here.
Maverick lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Maverick misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Maverick lands a right hand that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
Maverick misses with the head strike. #T3#
Maverick lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
McGuiness is looking to control Maverick's arms but Maverick gets an underhook and turns him. Now McGuiness has his back to the cage.
McGuiness is trying to slow the pace down but that's a couple of times in a row that he's tried to get underhooks and Maverick has denied him.#BC#
Maverick's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Maverick keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from McGuiness.
Maverick slips under a jab.
McGuiness misses with a straight right.
McGuiness misses with a right hand
and Maverick counters with a right hand to the body.
McGuiness misses with a straight right.
Maverick loads up on a big right hand but McGuiness slips the punch.
McGuiness throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
McGuiness misses with a jab, cross combination.
Maverick misses with a body shot. #T4#
McGuiness throws an overhand right that lands on Maverick's shoulder, as Maverick tries to avoid the shot.
Maverick swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
McGuiness throws a hook to the side of Maverick's head but Maverick sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Maverick keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Maverick. McGuiness does a little dance to reset his feet.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Maverick staying out of range there.
Maverick thuds a left hand into McGuiness's body.
McGuiness throws a left and a right that both miss
and Maverick counters with a left and a right that stings McGuiness.
Maverick throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Maverick misses the shot to the body.
Maverick dips to his left and cracks McGuiness with an uppercut!
Maverick misses the jab.
McGuiness showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Maverick.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
A big right from McGuiness misses.
McGuiness scores with a crisp jab that stopped Maverick in his tracks.
Maverick scores with a jab to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Cas Maverick dominated that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R2#
Maverick keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from McGuiness.
McGuiness throws a poor cross that misses
and Maverick counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
McGuiness takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
McGuiness throws a jab when Maverick was well out of range.
McGuiness cracks a nice hook into Maverick's ribs.
McGuiness throws a series of punches but Maverick avoids them all with ease.
Cas Maverick is winning the standup battle so far.#KD#
Maverick drops McGuiness with a beautiful combination! McGuiness stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Maverick is looking for the KO!#ROC#
McGuiness is rocked!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Maverick dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
McGuiness is still on wobbly legs! Can Maverick finish him?
McGuiness might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
McGuiness throws a hook but Maverick avoids it easily.
McGuiness misses with a straight right.
Maverick drops McGuiness with a straight right hand, right on the button! Maverick follows him down to the mat and pounds him out with hammerfists until the referee jumps in to end the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:38 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Cas Maverick!

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Jun 03, 2014
#R1#
McGuiness uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
McGuiness lands with a straight right. Gordo didn't see that one coming.
Gordo defending well as McGuiness loads up on a big left hand.
McGuiness has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Gordo is landing a low percentage of strikes.
McGuiness pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gordo gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
McGuiness throws a big shot that misses.
McGuiness lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gordo takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Gordo is looking to land body kicks.
Gordo looking to land some kicks to the body here. #CL#
Gordo moves into the clinch successfully.
McGuiness prevents a takedown attempt there.
Gordo leaning against his opponent. #T1#
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Gordo has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by McGuiness after a bit of a struggle. #TD#
Gordo turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Gordo manages to end up in side control.
McGuiness managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Gordo.
Gordo taking a breather here.
McGuiness takes a nasty elbow to the side of the head.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.#T2##SUB#
Gordo looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Gordo controls the position. #SU#
Gordo stands up and beckons McGuiness to his feet.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
McGuiness connects with a looping right hand.
Gordo throws a low kick, looking for McGuiness's leg but McGuiness calmly moves out of range.
McGuiness moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.#T3#
McGuiness lands a nice shot to the body.
McGuiness scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Gordo ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Liam McGuiness is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Jab, jab by McGuiness - just one landing.
Gordo on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there. #ROC2#
Gordo is rocked!
This has been an exciting period of action!
McGuiness is stalking Gordo. Gordo circles to his left. Keeps circling left. Bam! Straight right from McGuiness, and it's lights out! Gordo really payed the price for that rookie mistake.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:28 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
Liam McGuiness very nearly forgot to thank 4 Leaf Fight Gear amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   May 31, 2014
#R1#
Alex doesn't manage to clinch there - McGuiness circles away.
McGuiness takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.#CL#
Alex clinches up with McGuiness and pushes him back against the cage.
McGuiness tries to break the clinch but Alex is controlling the position. #BC#
Alex escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
McGuiness throws out a loose jab but Alex uses good head movement to avoid it.
Alex slips under a jab from McGuiness.
Alex fails to land the takedown.
McGuiness looks to throw the jab but Alex is out of range.
A jab from McGuiness misses.
The crowd cheers as McGuiness lands an impressive looking overhand right. Alex doesn't seem phased though.#CUT2#
It looks like Silviu Alex has been cut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Alex staying out of range there.
McGuiness leaves Alex with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Alex fails with a takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Silviu Alex. That's going to take a lot out of him.#T1#
McGuiness throws an ugly left hook that misses #CL#
and Alex moves into the clinch.#BC#
Alex escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
McGuiness lands a jab to the nose.#KD2#
McGuiness drops Alex with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but Alex looks back up at him and smiles so McGuiness waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed. #ROC2#
Alex is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A jab from McGuiness misses.
McGuiness jabs Alex to the body, keeping him at a distance.
McGuiness connects with a picture perfect right hand that knocks Alex out cold! This one is over in a flash!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:37 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
After the fight, Liam McGuiness was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   May 28, 2014
#R1#
McGuiness throws a shot from downtown. Goronov moves away and avoids it.
Goronov takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.#CUT#
It looks like Ivan Goronov has been cut.
Goronov rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but McGuiness moves out of range and avoids them all easily.#KD#
McGuiness drops Goronov with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but Goronov looks back up at him and smiles so McGuiness waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Goronov leaves his chin hanging out and McGuiness seizes the opportunity with an uppercut! Goronov 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 0:19 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
In his post fight interview, Liam McGuiness started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   May 20, 2014
#R1#
Tunney slips a straight right by McGuiness.
Liam McGuiness seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut #TD#
and Tunney counters with a single leg into guard. McGuiness didn't expect that.
Tunney connects with a couple of short punches.
Tunney tries to free his leg and advance position but McGuiness is retaining full guard.
Tunney chips away with some ground and pound.
Tunney with a nice head shot there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.#SUB#
Tunney drops back looking for a leg! McGuiness is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and McGuiness manages to kick Tunney off! Tunney jumps back into McGuiness's guard.
Tunney is in close to McGuiness's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Tunney postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Tunney throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
McGuiness working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Tunney. #T1#
Tunney works over McGuiness with some ground and pound from guard.
Tunney working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of McGuiness's head.
Tunney stands up over McGuiness, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Tunney landing some decent shots from guard.
Tunney throws a big right hand that misses. #SUB#
Tunney drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Tunney jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Tunney in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Tunney accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Tunney working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Tunney distracts McGuiness with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.#T2#
Tunney is looking to work some ground and pound but McGuiness has wrist control.
Tunney throwing strikes but missing.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tunney postures up in McGuiness's guard and throws a big left but McGuiness blocks it.
Tunney content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Tunney throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
McGuiness preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Tunney throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Tunney is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Tunney cracks McGuiness with a solid left hand.
Tunney postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.#T3#
McGuiness utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Tunney missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Tunney stands up over McGuiness, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Tunney with a flurry of punches that miss.
Tunney is in close to McGuiness's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Tunney working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage. #SUB#
Tunney drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Tunney jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
McGuiness keeping full guard, as Tunney tries to pass.
Tunney 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.
Tunney is looking to work some ground and pound but McGuiness has wrist control.
McGuiness is trying to keep Tunney in close. #T4##SUB#
Tunney thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Tunney throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as McGuiness works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Tunney missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Tunney throwing strikes but missing.
Tunney with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
McGuiness preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Tunney cracks McGuiness with a solid left hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Roy Tunney dominated that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R2#
McGuiness misses with an uppercut. Tunney saw that one coming.
Tunney slips a jab from McGuiness.
Tunney is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that McGuiness can do to turn this around?
McGuiness throws a jab but it's blocked by Tunney.
A jab from McGuiness misses.
McGuiness digs a good hook to Tunney's body.
Tunney keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from McGuiness.
McGuiness throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
McGuiness scores with a punch to the head.
A jab from McGuiness misses. #T1#
McGuiness jabs Tunney right on the nose. Tunney blinks but takes it well.
McGuiness has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
McGuiness swings widly with a right hand #TD#
and Tunney counters with a takedown into side control.
Tunney throws a strike aimed at the side of McGuiness's head but McGuiness avoids it well.
Tunney in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Tunney scoring with punches and elbows.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Check out the look on Tunney's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Tunney is chipping away with strikes.
Tunney scoring with punches and elbows.
Tunney throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.#SUB#
Tunney has hold of McGuiness's arm here. He's working for an Americana. It looks like he might have it! McGuiness tries to escape but he's just digging himself in deeper - Tunney cranks the arm and McGuiness screams in pain! The ref makes a decision and ends the fight before the tap - no complains from McGuiness, who is just happy to have his arm attached to his body.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:58 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Americana). Roy Tunney!

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Apr 27, 2014
#R1#
McGuiness fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ariola manages to avoid it.
Ariola takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Ariola uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.
McGuiness seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Ariola moves out of range as McGuiness strikes.
Ariola keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ariola slips a jab from McGuiness.
Liam McGuiness seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McGuiness connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ariola slips under a jab.
A jab from McGuiness does it's job there.
Ariola uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.
McGuiness throws a jab but it's blocked by Ariola.
Nice defenses there by Ariola.
Ariola's hands are dropping dangerously low here and McGuiness connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Ariola scrambles back to his feet.
McGuiness cracks Ariola with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.#T1#
Ariola staying out of range there.
McGuiness throws the left hand but Ariola avoids the punch easily.
McGuiness throws a hook but Ariola avoids it easily.
McGuiness throws a lazy uppercut #TD2#
and Ariola counters with a nice double leg into guard.
McGuiness wants to sweep but no luck.
Ariola connects with a couple of short punches.
Ariola slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Ariola pushing down on McGuiness's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ariola slows the pace down in half guard. #T2#
Ariola slips a nice elbow through McGuiness's hands, connecting with McGuiness's forehead.
McGuiness trying to control but Ariola postures up.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
McGuiness won't allow Ariola to pass to mount.
Ariola thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed McGuiness's head.
McGuiness is trying to get back to full guard.
Ariola lands with a punch from half guard.
Ariola working the head and body with strikes.
Ariola thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas. #T3#
Ariola not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
McGuiness is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Ariola scores with a couple of nice shots.
McGuiness avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Ariola.
Ariola has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Ground and pound from Ariola.
McGuiness is breathing heavily.
Ariola looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
McGuiness on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
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!
Ariola working over McGuiness with some ground and pound. McGuiness looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Ariola is controlling the pace. #T4#
Ariola looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
McGuiness keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Ariola is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Ariola lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Ariola controlling the pace.
McGuiness trying to control here but he's found himself mounted! Oh no!
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Ariola controlling from mount.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ardel Ariola dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
McGuiness misses with a straight left.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut.
McGuiness throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
McGuiness is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
McGuiness misses with a looping left.
Ariola moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Ariola blocks a jab.
McGuiness throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ariola sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ariola tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but McGuiness was well out of range. Poor timing from Ariola.
Ariola throws a jab when McGuiness was well out of range.
McGuiness throws a hook but Ariola blocks it.
Ariola steps to the side to avoid the strikes from McGuiness.#T1#
McGuiness throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
McGuiness throws a jab when Ariola was well out of range.
McGuiness uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ariola.
McGuiness waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ariola.
McGuiness ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
McGuiness misses with a hook.
McGuiness scores with a jab to the jaw.
McGuiness throws the left hand but Ariola avoids the punch easily.
McGuiness throws a looping overhand right but Ariola ducks down to avoid it.
Ariola blocks a jab.
Nice cross by McGuiness.
A jab from McGuiness misses. #T2#
Ariola throws a big shot that misses.
Liam McGuiness is winning the standup battle so far.
Ariola displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as McGuiness throws out the jab.
McGuiness missing with a left hand there. Ariola was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Ariola takes a swing at McGuiness's ribcage but misses.
Ariola ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
McGuiness looks to land a right hand but Ariola moved out of range.
A big right from McGuiness misses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
McGuiness throws a hook but Ariola blocks it.
McGuiness throws the left hand but Ariola avoids the punch easily.
Ariola misses with an uppercut. McGuiness saw that one coming.
Ariola takes a swing at McGuiness's ribcage but misses. #T3#
McGuiness connects with a single shot there.#CL2#
Ariola darts in and clinches McGuiness up against the cage.
With the fighters up against the cage, Ariola throws an elbow but misses.
Ariola tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. McGuiness smiles and moves away.
McGuiness misses with a looping left.
McGuiness waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ariola.#CL2#
Ariola has closed the distance and engaged McGuiness in a clinch.
Ariola can't find room to land a body shot as McGuiness controls the action.
Ariola throws an elbow but it's blocked. #TD2#
Ariola jumps into guard, dragging McGuiness to the mat. #T4#
McGuiness wants to control from the top but Ariola keeps moving.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Ariola is looking to stand up but McGuiness isn't so interested in that idea.
Ariola pulls McGuiness in close to prevent any damage.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.#REF#
The ref stands the fighters back up. Liam McGuiness wasn't doing enough on the ground.
Ariola connects with a looping right hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Liam McGuiness dominated that second round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! And we move into the final round!
#R3##TD2#
Ariola gets a double leg takedown into McGuiness's guard.
Ardel Ariola has got the better of the ground game so far.
Ariola trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Ariola postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
McGuiness working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Ariola.
Ariola stays in close to McGuiness's body and controls the position.
Ariola is looking to work some ground and pound but McGuiness has wrist control.
Ariola looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Ariola postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.#T1#
McGuiness utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
McGuiness knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Ariola on the ground.
Ariola is stalling in the full guard.
Ariola working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
McGuiness can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Ariola controls the pace.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Ariola lands a couple of decent looking shots.
McGuiness working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Ariola. #T2#
Ariola is stalling in the full guard.
Ariola cracks McGuiness with a solid left hand.
Ariola is in close to McGuiness's body, working some short punches and elbows.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ariola passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Ariola working the body and head with strikes.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Ariola grinds an elbow into McGuiness's temple. #T3#
McGuiness takes a nasty elbow to the side of the head.
McGuiness is being controlled here.
Ariola scores with punches from side control.
Ariola landing strikes.
Ariola working the head with strikes. #ROC2#
McGuiness is rocked!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ariola cracks McGuiness with a big elbow. Oh, he's hurt! Ariola immediately mounts and start dropping bombs! McGuiness is done! The referee jumps in and saves him from any more punishment - a quick and decisive finish by Ariola!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:56 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ardel Ariola!

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Apr 15, 2014
#R1#
Morgan throws a combination that misses
and McGuiness counters with a straight right hand.
McGuiness slaps away a takedown attempt from Morgan, before circling back to the center of the mat.
McGuiness waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Morgan.
McGuiness has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Morgan is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Morgan moves out of range as McGuiness strikes.
Morgan uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.
McGuiness misses with a hook #CL#
and Morgan counters by moving into the clinch. #BC#
Morgan manages to break the clinch.
Morgan ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
Morgan misses with a wild body shot. #CL#
Morgan clinches up with McGuiness and pushes him back against the cage.
Morgan is trying to drag McGuiness to the mat but McGuiness just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
McGuiness is looking to control Morgan's arms but Morgan gets an underhook and turns him. Now McGuiness has his back to the cage. #T1#
Morgan tries to work over McGuiness's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Morgan scores with a shoulder strike.
Morgan will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning McGuiness up against the cage.
McGuiness stops a takedown attempt from Morgan.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Iwan Morgan. That's going to take a lot out of him.#BC#
Morgan manages to break the clinch.
McGuiness misses with a straight left.
McGuiness scores with a nice head shot.#T2#
McGuiness scores with a nice right hand.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Morgan displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as McGuiness throws out the jab.
McGuiness misses with a lunging right hand
letting Morgan counter with a right hand.
McGuiness might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
A left lands for McGuiness.
Morgan takes one on the chin but keeps coming. #ROC2#
Morgan is rocked!
McGuiness is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Morgan.
McGuiness misses with a straight left.
Morgan moves out of range of the strikes.
McGuiness keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
McGuiness pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
McGuiness throws a hook but Morgan blocks it.
McGuiness is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Morgan. #CL#
Morgan gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.#T3#
Morgan is looking for a takedown.
McGuiness is trying to maintain a safe position but Morgan gets an underhook and turns McGuiness into the cage.#BC#
Morgan breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
McGuiness defending well as Morgan loads up on a big left hand.
Morgan will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Morgan blocks a jab.
McGuiness scores with a nice strike.
Morgan uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.
Morgan shoots for a takedown but McGuiness saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Morgan is breathing heavily.
Morgan walks into a jab.
McGuiness closes the distance and lands a vicious right hand that drops Morgan! McGuiness dives in looking to finish! Morgan is still trying to defend himself but he's taking too many shots and the referee has no choice but to stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Liam McGuiness!
A less than humble Liam McGuiness misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.

 

Event: QFC Tournament 367 Round 2     
Date:   Apr 02, 2014
#R1#
McGuiness looks to land a right hand but Nguyen moved out of range.#CL#
Nguyen closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Nguyen lands a shoulder strike.
Nguyen putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has McGuiness in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Nguyen lands a knee to the body.
McGuiness blocks a body shot from Nguyen.
Nguyen with a knee to the head. #CUT#
It looks like Liam McGuiness has been cut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Nguyen as McGuiness tries to tie him up.
McGuiness looks winded!
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Nguyen obliges.
Nguyen landing knees to the head.
Nguyen lands a left hand that snaps the head of McGuiness backwards.
McGuiness blocking some punches.
Nguyen tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
McGuiness on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body. #T1#
Nguyen unloads a knee to the mid-section. McGuiness lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Nguyen missing with knees to the body.
Nguyen tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and McGuiness avoids it.
Nguyen landing knees to the body.
Knees to the body from Nguyen.
Nguyen throws a head punch that misses.
Knees to the body from Nguyen.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
The referee calls for Nguyen to work.
Knees in the clinch landing for Nguyen.
Nguyen lands a nice knee to the body.
Nguyen tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Nguyen lands a good knee to the midsection. McGuiness won't want to take too many of those.#T2#
Nguyen leaning against his opponent.
McGuiness trying to control the position but instead, Nguyen has worked for underhooks and has pushed McGuiness into the cage.
Nguyen misses with a short punch on the inside.
McGuiness on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Nguyen throws a punch but it's blocked by McGuiness.
Nguyen tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGuiness's elbow.
Nguyen unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Nguyen misses with a hook from the clinch.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows. #T3#
McGuiness prevents a body shot from Nguyen.
Nguyen tried to land a shot to the body but connects with McGuiness's elbow.
McGuiness is looking to control Nguyen's arms but Nguyen gets an underhook and turns him. Now McGuiness has his back to the cage.
McGuiness seems frustrated at his inability to get double underhooks.
McGuiness working hard to break the clinch.
McGuiness blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Nguyen misses with a short punch on the inside.
McGuiness avoiding damage as Nguyen throws knees to the body.
Nguyen tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and McGuiness avoids it.
Nguyen has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by McGuiness after a bit of a struggle. #T4#
McGuiness stalling in the clinch but Nguyen improves position.
McGuiness is persisting with his attempts to control the action in the clinch, rather than do any real damage.
Nguyen really is a fat lump.
Nguyen is trying to work for a single leg takedown but McGuiness pulls him back up using the underhooks.
McGuiness on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Nguyen missing with knees to the body.
Nguyen holding his opponent close, against the cage.
McGuiness trying to stall but Nguyen improves his position.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
McGuiness on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
McGuiness on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Nguyen has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. McGuiness avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Weichung Nguyen dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Liam McGuiness'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.
#R2#
McGuiness throws a hook to the side of Nguyen's head but Nguyen sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.#CL#
Nguyen closes the distance and pushes McGuiness back into the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Nguyen fails to land.
Nguyen is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that McGuiness can do to turn this around?
A head punch blocked on the inside by McGuiness.
Nguyen missing with knees to the body. #TD#
Nguyen jumps guard.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.#SU#
Nguyen is scooting his butt against the cage and has managed to get back to his feet. McGuiness presses him back against the cage, presumably looking to take the fight back to the mat.
Nguyen is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. McGuiness is defending well for now.
Nguyen misses with a hook from the clinch.
Nguyen can't find room to land a body shot as McGuiness controls the action.
Nguyen stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
McGuiness tries to stall but Nguyen uses the opportunity to gain a better position. #T1#
Nguyen trying to land knees to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Nguyen obliges.
Nguyen using the Thai plumb to throw knees but McGuiness has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Nguyen putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has McGuiness in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Nguyen tries to land knees in the clinch but McGuiness avoids the damage to the body.
McGuiness blocks a body shot from Nguyen.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Nguyen.
Nguyen misses with some punches.
Nguyen is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. McGuiness is defending well for now.
Nguyen tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Nguyen as McGuiness tries to tie him up.
McGuiness wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Nguyen has him pressed against the cage.#T2#
A head punch on the inside from Nguyen fails to land.
McGuiness managing to block the knees to the body from Nguyen.
Nguyen with an attempt at a knee that misses.
McGuiness wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Nguyen has him pressed against the cage.
McGuiness tries to stall but Nguyen uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
McGuiness blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Nguyen stalling in the clinch but McGuiness improves position.
McGuiness is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Nguyen is keeping busy.
Nguyen tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and McGuiness avoids it.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Nguyen with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time. #T3#
McGuiness avoiding damage as Nguyen throws knees to the body.
McGuiness is trying to maintain a safe position but Nguyen gets an underhook and turns McGuiness into the cage.
Nguyen goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McGuiness blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
McGuiness is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
McGuiness is looking to control Nguyen's arms but Nguyen gets an underhook and turns him. Now McGuiness has his back to the cage.
McGuiness is looking to break free of the clinch but Nguyen has double underhooks.
Nguyen misses with a short punch on the inside.
Nguyen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Nguyen tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
McGuiness wants to break the clinch but can't.
McGuiness blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.#T4#
McGuiness looking to slow down the pace here.
McGuiness blocks a punch to the side of the head.
McGuiness is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Nguyen tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and McGuiness avoids it.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nguyen is trying to maintain a safe position but McGuiness gets an underhook and turns Nguyen into the cage.
McGuiness is struggling to control the position.
Nguyen misses with some punches.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Weichung Nguyen dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Liam McGuiness's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!
#R3#
McGuiness thows a left - swing and a miss!
Weichung Nguyen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McGuiness just misses with a punch to the body. #CL#
Nguyen clinches up with McGuiness and pushes him back against the cage.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Nguyen.
McGuiness blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Nguyen trying to land knees to the body.
McGuiness stalling in the clinch but Nguyen improves position.
McGuiness blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
McGuiness avoiding damage as Nguyen throws knees to the body.
Nguyen misses with a short punch on the inside.
Nguyen lands with a left to the head.
McGuiness stalling in the clinch but Nguyen improves position.
Nguyen struggles to land a body shot inside as McGuiness controls his hands. #T1##TD#
Nguyen gets a trip takedown into half guard.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Nguyen connects with a nice short shot to McGuiness's temple. #SUB#
McGuiness makes his way to full guard, as Nguyen worked for a kimura.
McGuiness avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Nguyen throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
McGuiness really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Nguyen. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Nguyen preventing the sweep.
Nguyen working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Nguyen throws a big elbow that misses. #T2#
Nguyen throws a big right hand that misses.
Nguyen wants to control from the top but McGuiness keeps moving.
Nguyen passes easily into side control. Nice work.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nguyen lands some shots froms side control.
Nguyen cracks McGuiness with a big elbow.
McGuiness taking punishment in the form of punches. #SUB#
Nguyen is working for what looks like an arm triangle here. McGuiness is trying to escape and Nguyen transitions quickly into an armbar! He's slapped it on tight and McGuiness is forced to tap! Nice work there by Nguyen! Very nice indeed!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:58 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Weichung Nguyen!
Weichung Nguyen thanked the fans post fight for their support.

 

Event: QFC Tournament 367 Round 1     
Date:   Apr 01, 2014
#R1#
McGuiness throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Monsoon counters with a stiff right hand.
McGuiness misses with a left hand
and Monsoon counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Monsoon could do with losing a few pounds - he looks very soft around the mid section, to put it politely.
McGuiness misses with a lunging right hand
and Monsoon counters with a one-two to the body.
McGuiness misses with a wild combination.
A swing and a miss from McGuiness.
McGuiness dodges the punch combination from Monsoon.
McGuiness misses with a straight left.
McGuiness misses with a lunging right hand
and McGuiness takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Monsoon scores with a jab to the body.
McGuiness looks to land a left hand but Monsoon moved out of range nicely.
McGuiness throws a right hand that misses
enabling Monsoon to counter with a crisp jab.
Monsoon pivots, looking for a leg kick but McGuiness is out of range and Monsoon settles back down.
McGuiness throws a looping overhand right but Monsoon ducks down to avoid it.
McGuiness doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.#T1#
Monsoon ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
Monsoon moves out of range as McGuiness strikes.
McGuiness might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
A punch lands to the side of McGuiness 's head but he takes it in his stride.
McGuiness ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Monsoon scores with a punch to the head.
Monsoon missing with a left hand there. McGuiness was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one. #KD2#
McGuiness sends Monsoon crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! McGuiness is motioning to the referee to let Monsoon up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Monsoon lands a nice looking body shot.
Monsoon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as McGuiness throws out the jab.
McGuiness throws a lazy uppercut
and Monsoon counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A right-left combo lands from Monsoon.
McGuiness throws a shot from downtown. Monsoon moves away and avoids it.
Monsoon misses with a two punch combination.
Monsoon with a nice cross.
Liam McGuiness seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.#T2#
Monsoon feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits McGuinesss jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
McGuiness rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
enabling Monsoon to counter with a crisp jab.
McGuiness misses with a looping right.
McGuiness throws a hook to the side of Monsoon's head but Monsoon sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Monsoon lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
McGuiness lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
McGuiness takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
McGuiness rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
enabling Monsoon to counter with a crisp jab.
McGuiness throws an off balance right hand
and Monsoon counters with a three punch combo that has McGuiness backing up. McGuiness nods at Monsoon to acknowledge the strikes.
Monsoon bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Monsoon is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Monsoon dips to his left and cracks McGuiness with an uppercut!
Monsoon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
McGuiness misses with a lunging right hand
and Monsoon counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
McGuiness misses with a left hand
and Monsoon counters with a stiff right hand. #T3#
McGuiness changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
McGuiness throws a poor cross that misses
and Monsoon counters with a left and a right that stings McGuiness.
Monsoon misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Monsoon uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
McGuiness slips a straight right by Monsoon.
Monsoon is working the combinations to good effect here.
A jab from McGuiness misses.
McGuiness throws a lazy right hand but Monsoon sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
McGuiness throws a lazy uppercut
and Monsoon counters with a nice uppercut.
McGuiness has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Monsoon throws a head kick but McGuiness moves out of range.
McGuiness misses with a lunging right hand
and Monsoon counters with a three punch combo that has McGuiness backing up. McGuiness nods at Monsoon to acknowledge the strikes.
McGuiness looks to land a left hand but Monsoon moved out of range nicely.
McGuiness rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Monsoon counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Monsoon keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Monsoon cracks McGuiness with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.#T4##KD2#
McGuiness cracks Monsoon with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. McGuiness has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Monsoon to stand back up!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Monsoon lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as McGuiness backs up against the cage. #KD2#
McGuiness cracks Monsoon with a big right hand that sends him to the floor! Monsoon looks wobbly but he's sprung back up to his feet straight away… can McGuiness finish him? #ROC2#
Monsoon is rocked!
A punch lands to the side of McGuiness 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Oh Monsoon is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Monsoon feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits McGuinesss jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Monsoon seems to have got his legs back now.
McGuiness closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Monsoon ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Monsoon moves away from the strike by McGuiness.
McGuiness throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Monsoon to counter with a crisp jab.
McGuiness misses with a straight left.
McGuiness missing with a left hand there. Monsoon was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Liam McGuiness dominated that round.
That's time! Monsoon's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.
#R2#
Monsoon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
McGuiness misses the shot to the body.
McGuiness throws a poor cross that misses
and Monsoon counters with a one-two to the body.
McGuiness looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
McGuiness throws a right hand that misses
enabling Monsoon to counter with a crisp jab.
Monsoon blocks a jab.
A punch combination from Monsoon misses.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Monsoon might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Monsoon slips a straight right by McGuiness.
Monsoon throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
McGuiness misses with a left hand
and Monsoon counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
McGuiness throws a lazy right hand but Monsoon sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut
letting Monsoon counter with a right hand.
Monsoon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as McGuiness throws out the jab.
McGuiness misses with a lunging right hand #CL#
and Monsoon counters into the clinch. Nicely done. #T1#
Monsoon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
McGuiness slows down the pace here. #BC#
Monsoon escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
McGuiness throws a right hand that misses
and Monsoon counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Monsoon connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
McGuiness is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Monsoon.
Mikey Monsoon is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
McGuiness scores with a jab.
Liam McGuiness seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Monsoon moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Monsoon stuns McGuiness with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Monsoon sizes up McGuiness with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Monsoon sizes up McGuiness with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle. #T2#
Monsoon throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
McGuiness misses with an uppercut. Monsoon saw that one coming.
McGuiness throws an overhand right that lands on Monsoon's shoulder, as Monsoon tries to avoid the shot.
McGuiness throws an off balance right hand
and Monsoon counters with a nice body shot.
McGuiness throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
McGuiness 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.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Monsoon misses with a double jab.
McGuiness catches Monsoon with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Monsoon throws a hook but McGuiness avoids it easily.
McGuiness swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Monsoon sizes up McGuiness with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
A slapping leg kick lands for Monsoon.
Monsoon connects with a body shot.#T3#
Monsoon uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGuiness.
McGuiness misses with a hook
and Monsoon makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Jab by Monsoon.
A telegraphed right hand from McGuiness misses the target.
Monsoon is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Monsoon looks to throw the jab but McGuiness is out of range.
Monsoon ducks under a wild hook from McGuiness.
McGuiness throws an off balance right hand
and Monsoon counters with a series of strikes. McGuiness will be more careful next time no doubt.
Monsoon throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Monsoon connects with a jab.
Monsoon swinging wildly here.
Monsoon scores with a hook to the body. McGuiness takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Monsoon bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.#T4#
McGuiness throws a shot from downtown. Monsoon moves away and avoids it.
McGuiness misses with a wild combination.
Monsoon keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
McGuiness throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Monsoon counters with a left to the body.
Monsoon moves out of range of the strikes.
McGuiness has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from McGuiness there as he acknowledges the shot.
McGuiness misses with a hook
and Monsoon counters with a right hand to the body.
McGuiness misses with a hook
and Monsoon counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A lazy left from McGuiness finds it's target.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
McGuiness throws a lazy right hand but Monsoon sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Monsoon works McGuiness's body with a nice hook.
Monsoon uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from McGuiness.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Liam McGuiness showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!
#R3#
McGuiness throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
McGuiness misses with a looping right.#KD2#
McGuiness cracks Monsoon with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. McGuiness has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Monsoon to stand back up!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Monsoon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as McGuiness throws out the jab.
Monsoon scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
McGuiness throws a hook but Monsoon blocks it.
McGuiness throws an ugly left hook that misses
and McGuiness takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
McGuiness is stalking Monsoon. Monsoon circles to his left. Keeps circling left. Bam! Straight right from McGuiness, and it's lights out! Monsoon really payed the price for that rookie mistake.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:37 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Liam McGuiness!
Mikey Monsoon was interviewed post fight and said 'The better man won today and I wish him luck in the rest of the tournament. I'm going to get back in the gym and train my ass off!'.

 

 
 
 
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