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Event: ORC Submission Grappling 2     
Date:   May 25, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Don Johnson (ranked 2826 p4p, 302 weight class) and Johan Attila (ranked 3130 p4p, 334 weight class). The crowd seem to be enjoying Attila's choice of entrance music: Thunderstruck. Johan Attila acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the ring.




186 cm
35 yrs
200 lbs



183 cm
35 yrs
160 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 7 wins and 1 losses; Don Johnson! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 2 losses; Johan Attila!
The judges for this bout are Radbod Blank, Aafke Stam and Patrick Alders.


The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.

Johnson has closed the distance and engaged Attila in a clinch.
Attila prevents a takedown attempt there.
Attila wants a takedown.
Johnson wants to take the fight to the mat but Attila manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.

Attila has managed to pull guard. Let's see whether he can work an aggressive guard. It will also be interesting to see what tactics Johnson uses from the top position.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Attila keeps moving.
Johnson controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Attila trying to control the position.
Johnson wants to pass the guard but Attila is keeping the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Attila has his hands on Johnson's head, controlling the position.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Attila keeps moving.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Attila is pulling down on Johnson's head. It's preventing any offense from Johnson, at least for the moment.
Johnson trying to control the position from guard on top but Attila is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Johnson is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Attila is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Attila pulls Johnson in close to his closed guard and prevents Johnson from doing any damage or advancing position.

Johnson thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Attila is adopting a defensive guard.
Johnson stands and throws Attila's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Johnson (3) vs (0) Attila

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Attila is trying to control Johnson's posture but Johnson avoids it.
Johnson trying to control the action but Attila is working from the bottom.
You can see the frustration on Attila's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.

Johnson tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Attila is in a bad spot here and he knows it... just holding on for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Johnson looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Johnson working away.
Attila is trying to avoid being dragged into an even worse position than he's already in but Johnson is staying active.
Attila is not content to let Johnson control the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Attila wants to control but Johnson postures up.

Johnson tries for a kimura but Attila is defending well.
Attila struggling a bit here.

Johnson tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Johnson tries to advance to mount but can't.
Johnson working away.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Johnson tries to move to mount but Attila blocks the move with his legs.

Johnson is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Attila knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Johnson trying to control the action but Attila is working from the bottom.
Attila is trying to control Johnson's posture but Johnson avoids it.
Attila manages to work his way to half guard, despite Johnson's best efforts.
Attila wants to get back to full guard but Johnson has passed into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Johnson (6) vs (0) Attila
Johnson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Attila keeps working.

That's six minutes gone in the round.

Johnson working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Attila is trying to control Johnson's posture but Johnson avoids it.
You can see the frustration on Attila's face as Johnson controls the position.
Johnson trying to control the position but Attila is working away.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Attila tries to buck Johnson off but Johnson is having none of it.
Johnson trying to control the position but Attila is working away.
Johnson working away.
Attila prevents Johnson from improving position.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Attila can't do much from the bottom here.

Johnson working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Attila is looking to regain half guard here but Johnson keeps moving and retains side control.
Attila can't do much from the bottom here.

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

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Who's going to make the next move?
Attila can't do much from the bottom here.
Johnson is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Attila will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.

Johnson wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Attila, who protects the arm well.
Johnson wants to control but Attila is keeping him busy.
Attila can't do much from the bottom here.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Johnson wants to control but Attila is keeping him busy.

Johnson thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.

Johnson is trying to get an arm triangle but Attila is defending well.
Johnson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Attila keeps working.
You can see the frustration on Attila's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.

Johnson wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Attila, who protects the arm well.
Attila struggling a bit here.
Johnson is looking to take a break and control but Attila is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

Johnson tries for a kimura but Attila is defending well.
Attila is trying to control Johnson's posture but Johnson avoids it.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Johnson in the domination position with Attila hanging on.
You can see the frustration on Attila's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Johnson in side control, just content to control the action for now.

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

Johnson is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Attila has escaped the position, nice work there.
Attila stuck in half guard on the bottom here.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Attila wants to control but Johnson postures up.
Johnson trying to control the position but Attila is working away.
You can see the frustration on Attila's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Attila stops Johnson from passing to mount.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Johnson is looking to take a break and control but Attila is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Johnson tries to move to mount but Attila blocks the move with his legs.

Johnson tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Johnson has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Johnson trying to control the action but Attila is working from the bottom.
You can see the frustration on Attila's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Both fighters take a look at the clock.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Johnson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Attila keeps working.
You can see the frustration on Attila's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Johnson trying to control the position but Attila is working away.
Attila tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Johnson wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Attila wants to control but Johnson postures up.
Johnson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Attila keeps working.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Johnson working away.
Attila tries to improve position but can't.
Johnson is looking to take a break and control but Attila is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

And that's the end of the fight!
Johnson takes the fight on points by 6 to 0.
Don Johnson seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.

 

Event: EMP Night of Champions     
Date:   Mar 31, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Andrey Lapis (ranked 4802 p4p, 501 weight class) and Don Johnson (ranked 2651 p4p, 324 weight class). Lapis comes to the cage accompanied by Once Solemn . Andrey Lapis is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.




178 cm
38 yrs
185 lbs



186 cm
35 yrs
200 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the middleweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 5 wins and 2 losses; Andrey Lapis! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 6 wins and 1 losses; Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Richard Clark and Colin Fotheringham.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Lapis has closed the distance and engaged Johnson in a clinch.

Johnson gets the body lock takedown. After a quick scramble, Lapis regains guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Lapis (0) vs (2) Johnson
Lapis looking to hit a scissor sweep but Johnson is one step ahead there.
My spies in Rabid Dog inform me that Johnson has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Lapis is trying to keep Johnson in close.
Johnson is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Lapis lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Lapis (2) vs (2) Johnson
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Johnson looking for subs off his back but Lapis has passed one foot through into half guard.
Lapis 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.
Lapis is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lapis tries to pass to full mount but Johnson defends it.
Johnson holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.

Lapis wants to work for an arm triangle but Johnson is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Johnson wants to control but Lapis is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Lapis trying to control the pace.
Johnson regains full guard. Nicely done.
Johnson wants to sweep but no luck.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Johnson had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Lapis defends it easily.
Johnson keeping moving, preventing Lapis from controlling successfully.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Lapis sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Lapis trying to control but Johnson is working from the bottom.
Johnson keeping full guard, as Lapis tries to pass.
Lapis wants to control from the top but Johnson keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lapis pushing down on Johnson's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Johnson tries to roll over but Lapis keeps him under control.
Johnson keeps trying to improve his position.
Johnson is not content to let Lapis control the position.
Lapis keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.

Johnson looking for submissions off his back.
Lapis content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Johnson won't allow Lapis to pass to mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson is trying to get back to full guard.
Lapis tries to pass the half guard into mount. Johnson knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Johnson is looking to control Lapis's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Johnson avoid being mounted?
Lapis trying to pass the guard but Johnson defending well.
Johnson is looking to improve his position.
Lapis is trying to control. Johnson wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Johnson wants to control but Lapis is keeping busy and won't allow it.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Lapis perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.

Lapis is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Johnson is trying to get back to full guard.
Lapis seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Lapis wants to control but Johnson is keeping him busy.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Lapis controlling the action here.

Johnson looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

That's six minutes gone in the round.

Johnson looking for submissions off his back.
Lapis prevents Johnson from improving his position.
Lapis seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Johnson does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

Lapis is trying to work for a kimura but Johnson is defending well.
Lapis wants to control but Johnson is keeping him busy.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Lapis stalling away here and it's allowed Johnson to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
Lapis controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Lapis trying to control the position from guard on top but Johnson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Johnson has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Lapis can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Lapis passes Johnson's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Johnson is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Lapis's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Lapis's back!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Lapis (2) vs (6) Johnson

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Lapis is defending well here and trying to improve his position.

Lapis fending off the submission attempt from Johnson.

Johnson looking for the choke from the back.
Johnson is not going to allow Lapis to sit and survive in this position.
Lapis wants to escape the position.

Johnson is staying calm and holding on to the back position, whilst working on a rear naked choke. Lapis is defending well though. Johnson let's go of the attempt for now.
Lapis looks to control his opponent's hands but he's not mananging it at the moment.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.

Johnson has his hand under the chin of his opponent looking for the choke. He's nearly got it! This one could be all over! But no, Lapis has freed his hand and lives to survive another… well, another couple of seconds at least!
I really don't envy Lapis right now.

Johnson working for a RNC but it's not happening just yet.
Lapis tries to escape the position.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.

Lapis is trying to roll into a better position but Johnson has get a rear naked choke and Lapis is forced to tap out! This one is allllll over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 10:22 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Don Johnson!
Don Johnson is the new middleweight champion!
During a confident post fight interview, Don Johnson thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.

 

Event: EMP 7     
Date:   Mar 17, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Don Johnson (ranked 2557 p4p, 309 weight class) and Ahti Kaleva (ranked 5081 p4p, 524 weight class). Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Ahti Kaleva enters the cage!




186 cm
34 yrs
200 lbs



180 cm
39 yrs
194 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the middleweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 5 wins and 1 losses; Don Johnson! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Los Angeles, with a TWGC record of 8 wins and 5 losses; Ahti Kaleva!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Andrew Berry and Chris Edwards.


Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?

Johnson drives through and clinches with Kaleva against the cage.

Johnson tightens his grip and picks Kaleva up, before dumping him to the ground. Kaleva manages to land in guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Johnson (2) vs (0) Kaleva
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.
Kaleva is trying to keep Johnson in close.
Kaleva 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.

Kaleva has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Johnson can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Johnson controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Kaleva keeps moving.
Johnson controlling from the top position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson slips nicely into half guard.
Kaleva is trying to get back to full guard.
Kaleva trying to control from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaleva is looking for a sweep. Johnson is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Kaleva looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

Johnson looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Kaleva is not content to let Johnson control the position.

Kaleva looking for submissions off his back.

Kaleva is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Johnson pulls his head out easily.
Kaleva tries to roll over but Johnson keeps him under control.
We've been hearing good reports from Johnson's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson is controlling the pace.

Johnson is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.

Johnson wants to work for an arm triangle but Kaleva is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Kaleva wants to control but Johnson is keeping busy.
Kaleva is looking to improve his position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaleva manages to get to full guard.
Johnson won't allow Kaleva to sweep him here.
Kaleva keeps trying to improve his position.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Kaleva keeps moving.
Kaleva wants to sweep here but Johnson controlling him for the moment.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Johnson pushing down on Kaleva's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.

Kaleva is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Johnson pulls his head out easily.
Kaleva is looking for a sweep. Johnson is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Johnson looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Johnson seems to be looking for submissions.

Kaleva is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Johnson pulls his head out easily.
Johnson seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Kaleva is looking to improve his position.
Johnson passes the guard and advances to mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Johnson (5) vs (0) Kaleva

That's five minutes gone in the round.

Johnson has hold of Kaleva's left arm, perhaps looking for a submission. The two fighters tussle over control of the isolated limb and Kaleva manages to get his arm back to his side and away from danger.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Kaleva prevents Johnson from taking his back.
Johnson controlling the position easily from mount.
Johnson wants to control the pace but Kaleva is squirming around nicely.
Kaleva working to try and regain half guard.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Kaleva tries to lock up and control but Johnson gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Kaleva tries to get back to half guard but can't.

Kaleva defends a decent attempt at a guillotine from Johnson.
Johnson trying to control but Kaleva is having none of it.
Kaleva really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Kaleva is still trying to improve position.
Kaleva sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
Johnson wants to take a breather but Kaleva is having none of it.

Johnson is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Kaleva defends it well.
Johnson controlling the action here.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.

Johnson wants to work for an arm triangle but Kaleva is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Kaleva wants to improve his position but Johnson is controlling well.

Johnson seems to be working for a kimura but Kaleva defends the submission attempt.

Kaleva looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

Johnson is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Johnson wants to pass to mount but Kaleva is defending the position.
Johnson perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Kaleva trying to control from the bottom.

Johnson is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Kaleva is just riding it out for now. Johnson eventually gives up the hold.
Johnson seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Kaleva does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

Kaleva looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

Johnson is trying to work for a kimura but Kaleva is defending well.
Johnson seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Kaleva does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.

Johnson is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Johnson is looking to take a break and control but Kaleva is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Kaleva is trying to maintain the position but Johnson is very close to passing his half guard.
Kaleva is trying to get back to full guard.
Kaleva is trying to maintain the position but Johnson is very close to passing his half guard.

Johnson wants to work for an arm triangle but Kaleva is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Kaleva wants to improve his position but Johnson is controlling well.
Johnson stalling.

Johnson is working for a submission of some sort.
Kaleva trying to control from the bottom.
Johnson is looking to advance position but Kaleva won't allow it.

Kaleva is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Johnson pulls his head out easily.

Kaleva looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Johnson is looking to advance position but Kaleva won't allow it.

Johnson is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.

Johnson is looking for a kimura here.

Johnson is trying to work for a kimura but Kaleva is defending well.
Kaleva is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Kaleva is looking to control Johnson's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Kaleva avoid being mounted?
Kaleva is looking for a sweep. Johnson is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Johnson trying to control the action but Kaleva is working from the bottom.

Johnson is working for a kimura but Kaleva is defending it quite comfortably.

Kaleva is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Johnson pulls his head out easily.

Johnson is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Johnson sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Johnson is looking to take a break and control but Kaleva is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Johnson seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

Johnson is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Johnson is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Kaleva is trying to control but can't.
Kaleva might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Johnson haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.

Kaleva looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Johnson is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Kaleva!
Score +3 for passing guard: Johnson (8) vs (0) Kaleva

Johnson has hold of Kaleva's left arm, perhaps looking for a submission. The two fighters tussle over control of the isolated limb and Kaleva manages to get his arm back to his side and away from danger.
Kaleva is trying desperately to improve position.
Johnson controlling the position easily from mount.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Kaleva bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Johnson (8) vs (2) Kaleva

And that's the end of the fight!
Johnson takes the fight on points by 8 to 2.
A relieved looking Don 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.
Ahti Kaleva spoke after the fight, saying 'Well I'm gonna be fired by my manager for this Freeeeeeeeeeeeeakkkkk. Fraccccccckkkkkkkkk'.

 

Event: TWGC 20 (185lbs, D1): Las Vegas Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Feb 11, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Your Name Here (ranked 3163 p4p, 400 weight class) and Don Johnson (ranked 2298 p4p, 287 weight class). Here comes into the arena with Green Card blaring out of the sound system. Johnson has chosen Miami Vice Theme Song as his entrance music. Your Name Here is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.




172 cm
27 yrs
169 lbs



186 cm
34 yrs
200 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the middleweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Your Name Here! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Hilo, with a TWGC record of 5 wins and 0 losses; Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Stewart Dunkirk, Robert Twigg and Gwen Towbar.


Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
No luck with that takedown attempt from Johnson.

Here moves into range and clinches up with Johnson.
We've been hearing reports that Here has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Here looking for a takedown.

Here pulls guard.
Johnson tries to free his leg and advance position but Here is retaining full guard.
Here has his hands on Johnson's head, controlling the position.
Johnson passes into half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson trying to pass the guard but Here defending well.
Here has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Johnson is working away from the top position though.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Johnson is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Here is just riding it out for now. Johnson eventually gives up the hold.

Johnson is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Here has managed to free his arm - good work.
Johnson is keen to just control but Here is a slippery customer.

Johnson is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Here defends it well.
Here keeping control of the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson trying to control from half guard but Here is working away.
Here trying to control here.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Johnson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Here keeps working.
Johnson is thwarting Here's attempts to control the position.
Johnson wants to pass to mount but Here is defending the position.
Johnson is still trying to improve position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Johnson is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.

The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Johnson looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Johnson is stalling here. Here is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Johnson seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Here has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Here (4) vs (0) Johnson
Here takes a little break here. Johnson wants to take advantage but he is being controlled well.
Johnson tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Here trying to control the position but Johnson is working away.
Here is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
Johnson is looking for a sweep.
Johnson is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Johnson tries to regain full guard. Instead though, Here has advanced to mount. Uh oh.
Score +3 for passing guard: Here (7) vs (0) Johnson
Here sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Johnson gets back to half guard.

Johnson has guillotine here! It looks pretty tight! Could this be all over! No, Here escapes and passes into side control at the same time. Nice work there by Here!
Score +3 for passing guard: Here (10) vs (0) Johnson
Johnson tries to improve position but can't.
Here trying to control the action but Johnson is working from the bottom.
Here just content to control the position.
Johnson tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Here wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Johnson looks to move to half guard but instead Here has passed into mount! Damn!
Score +2 for reaching mount: Here (12) vs (0) Johnson
Here content just to control the position here.
Johnson really trying hard to get back to half guard here.

Here looking to secure an arm triangle but Johnson defends it well.
Here tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Johnson really trying hard to get back to half guard here.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Here controlling his opponent.
Johnson is trying to reverse the position but instead Here has taken his back - oops!
Score +3 for taking back: Here (15) vs (0) Johnson
Johnson tries to escape but Here has the hooks in and won't let him break free.
Johnson trying to control but not successfully.
Johnson is trying to break free.
Here slows the pace down here. Having a little breather whilst he's in a dominant position, looking to rest and regain some energy, ready to go for the finish.
Johnson wants to escape the position.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.

Here working for a RNC but it's not happening just yet.
Johnson tries to roll but Here sticks to his back.

Johnson defending nicely against the rear naked choke attempt.
Johnson tries to escape the position.

Here is looking to finish the fight by rear naked choke. Johnson knows exactly what he's got planned though, so he's defending well. Maybe a few strikes would soften Johnson for a finish.
Here has the hooks in. Johnson is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.

Here looking for the choke from the back.
Here trying to secure his dominant position for a moment - making sure Johnson doesn't escape.
Johnson wants to control his opponent's hands but Here gets his hands free.
I really don't envy Johnson right now.
Johnson trying to control the position but Here manages to sink in the hooks.
I would not like to be Johnson right now.

Here has the hooks in. Johnson is starting to panic. He's trying to push off one of the legs but he's left his neck open to attack. Here passes his arm under Johnson's neck and tightens up a rear naked choke! This one is surely all over! Yes, Johnson taps!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 9:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Your Name Here!
An out of breath Your Name Here thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
The defeated Don Johnson had this to say: 'It never happens this way when I'm on TV.'.

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Dec 05, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Dieter Schaafs (ranked 2922 p4p, 0 weight class) and Don Johnson (ranked 3806 p4p, 0 weight class). The crowd seem to be enjoying Johnson's choice of entrance music: Miami Vice Theme Song. Don Johnson is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

180 cm
26
190 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
186 cm
33
200 lbs
10 - 13 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Experienced
Excellent grappler
Great elbows
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Dieter Schaafs!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Shimada, Hirohito Nitta and Shigeki Fujiwara.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Johnson lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Johnson lands a two punch combo.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Johnson 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.
Schaafs tries to clinch up
and Johnson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Schaafs looks to clinch
and Johnson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Johnson connects with a right hand. Schaafs shakes it off.
Schaafs is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Schaafs tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Johnson manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Johnson wants to counter the offense by Schaafs and move into the clinch position.
Schaafs tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Johnson counters with a left and a right that stings Schaafs.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Johnson, right into the meat.
Johnson keeps the fight on the outside.
Schaafs tries to clinch up
and Johnson counters with a left to the body.
Schaafs definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Johnson shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Johnson in particular looking to stall.
Johnson tries to pass the half guard into mount. Schaafs knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Johnson sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Schaafs defending well though.
Johnson is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Johnson controlling his opponent.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Schaafs is flailing around, obviously not happy about being mounted. Johnson locks hold of one of his arms and spins for an armbar. He's got it! Schaafs is forced to tap!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Don Johnson!
A relieved looking Don 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.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
61%

 

Event: MMMA Clown Caos 21     
Date:   Sep 20, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Baby Boy Harris (ranked 3249 p4p, 394 weight class) and Don Johnson (ranked 2892 p4p, 364 weight class). Johnson is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Miami Vice Theme Song. Don Johnson has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

199 cm
30
197 lbs
16 - 14 - 0
186 cm
32
200 lbs
10 - 12 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Very quick
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Baby Boy Harris!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Sosuke Kotani, Yasuomi Hirokawa and Shigeki Sano.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Harris misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Johnson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Johnson slips a jab and a cross from Harris.
A little jabbing left from Johnson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A head kick misses from Harris.
Harris throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Johnson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Harris fails to land with a series of punches.
Johnson is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Harris misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
A low kick from Harris is predictable there

and Johnson counters by clinching up.
Harris tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Johnson's elbow.
Harris stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.

Johnson pulls guard successfully.

Johnson has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Harris can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.

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

Johnson working for a triangle but Harris defends it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Harris stands up from Johnson's guard - Harris perhaps looking for a knockout.
Harris throws a low kick but it's checked well by Johnson.
Johnson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Harris.
Johnson is looking to clinch but Harris is avoiding it.
Some wild striking there from Harris.

Harris moves into the clinch.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Johnson trying to control the position but instead, Harris has worked for underhooks and has pushed Johnson into the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson is trying to pull guard but Harris turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Johnson throws an elbow that misses.

Harris's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.

Johnson has managed to clinch.
Harris lands a hook that snaps the head of Johnson backwards.
Johnson working hard to break the clinch.
Johnson wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.

Harris escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Johnson is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Harris misses with a body kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Johnson! But no joy.
Johnson slips under a jab from Harris.
Jab from Harris.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Harris moves into the clinch successfully.
Harris trying to control the position but instead, Johnson has worked for underhooks and has pushed Harris into the cage.

Harris pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Johnson misses with a two punch combination.
Harris swings widly with a right hand
and Harris takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Harris throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Johnson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Johnson tries to clinch but Harris moves out of range.

Harris closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Harris blocks a body shot from Johnson.
Harris tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Harris controlling the action here for a moment.
Johnson misses with a body punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Johnson looking to throw knees to the head but Harris is blocking nicely.

Harris escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.

Harris gets a clinch.
Johnson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Johnson tries to pull guard but Harris won't allow it.
Johnson is looking to break free of the clinch but Harris has double underhooks.
Johnson jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Harris walks away with a smile on his face. Johnson gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Baby Boy Harris has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Don Johnson.
Harris swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Johnson is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Harris misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Johnson 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!
Harris connects with the punch.
Baby Boy Harris is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Johnson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Harris can pounce on him.
Harris misses with a straight right.
Johnson throws a counter combo.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Johnson clinches with his opponent.
Johnson has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Harris lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Johnson working aggressively here.
Baby Boy Harris has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Johnson works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Harris softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

Harris breaks from the clinch.
A jab from Harris does it's job there.
Johnson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Harris.
Johnson looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Harris misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
A countering left hand to the body from Johnson misses.
Baby Boy Harris is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Johnson slips under a jab from Harris.

Johnson tries to keep at a distance but Harris has taken the fight into the clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Johnson lands a body punch in the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Harris is pushing Johnson up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Johnson misses with some punches.
Johnson is pushing Harris up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Johnson lands a body punch in the clinch.
Harris is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Johnson as Harris tries to tie him up.

Johnson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Harris defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Johnson.
Harris punishes Johnson's body with a nice straight punch.

Harris moves into range and clinches up with Johnson.
Johnson is trying to stall.
A head punch on the inside from Johnson fails to land.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Johnson as Harris tries to tie him up.
Johnson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Harris breaks from the clinch.

Harris clinches with his opponent.
Harris blocks an uppercut.

Harris breaks the clinch.
Johnson shoots and misses
and Harris counters with a big head kick but Johnson shrugs it off.
Johnson ducks right into an uppercut from Harris.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Harris as he jumps to the side.
Baby Boy Harris has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Don Johnson.
Harris throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Harris keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Harris misses with a few strikes there.

Johnson gets a clinch.
Harris is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Johnson can do to turn this around?

Harris breaks from the clinch.
Harris misses with a looping left.
Baby Boy Harris is winning the standup battle so far.

Harris darts in and clinches Johnson up against the cage.
Johnson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Harris leaning his opponent against the cage.
Johnson tries to pull guard but Harris won't allow it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson throws a knee to the head but misses.
Harris lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Johnson misses with some punches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Harris.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Harris.
Harris stalling against the cage.
Harris leaning against his opponent.
Johnson is trying to pull guard but Harris has him pressed against the cage.

Harris breaks from the clinch.

Harris drives through and clinches with Johnson against the cage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Harris is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Johnson is looking to control Harris's arms but Harris gets an underhook and turns him. Now Johnson has his back to the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Baby Boy Harris 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!


Johnson's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Harris connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Johnson scrambles back to his feet.

Johnson clinches with his opponent.
Harris prevents a body shot from Johnson.
Johnson jumps guard but Harris turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Johnson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Johnson wants to stall.

Harris escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Harris fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Johnson.
Harris swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Johnson makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Harris moves into the clinch.
Harris lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.

Harris breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Harris misses with a jab, cross combination.
It seemed like Johnson was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Johnson tries to clinch but Harris is having none of it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Harris lands a nice leg kick that just misses Johnson's sensitive parts.

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

Harris pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Johnson comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Johnson moves away from the strike by Harris.
Johnson changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.

Harris rushes Johnson and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.

Johnson pulls guard successfully.

Johnson working for a triangle but Harris defends it easily.
Harris is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.

Johnson is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Johnson is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Harris is aware though and is defending well.
Our spies down at at Bonsai Club MMA inform us that Johnson has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?

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

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Johnson jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Harris walks away with a smile on his face. Johnson gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Harris throws a hook to the side of Johnson's head but Johnson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Baby Boy Harris seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Johnson tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Harris swivels and escapes.
Baby Boy Harris has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Don Johnson.
Johnson misses with a two punch combination.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Harris swings away with a body shot that misses
and Johnson counters with a stiff right hand.
Harris throws a shot to the body.
Harris swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Johnson.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Some wild striking there from Harris.
And Johnson tries to counter it with a takedown but Harris pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Harris throws a sloppy body shot

and Johnson counters with a takedown into side control.
Johnson tries to move to mount but Harris blocks the move with his legs.
Harris is not content to let Johnson control the position.
Harris gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Baby Boy Harris is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Johnson wants to pass to mount but Harris is defending the position.
Johnson throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Harris to regain full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson wants to pass the guard but Harris is keeping the position.
Harris is looking to stand up but Johnson isn't so interested in that idea.
Don Johnson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

Johnson drops back looking for a leg! Harris is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Harris manages to kick Johnson off! Johnson jumps back into Harris's guard.
Johnson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Harris is keeping the position for now.
Johnson prevents Harris from getting back to his feet.
Harris is pulling down on Johnson's head to control his posture.
Johnson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Harris is keeping the position for now.

And that's the end of the fight!
Baby Boy Harris showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Harris, 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 Sosuke Kotani scores the fight 30:27
Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight 30:27
Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Baby Boy Harris!

In defeat, Don Johnson stepped up to the mic, saying 'It never happens this way when I'm on TV.'.
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A
G S C
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
46%

 

Event: MMMA 33: Boromir vs Boudain     
Date:   Jul 22, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Paddy Bateman and Don Johnson. Johnson has chosen Miami Vice Theme Song as his entrance music. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

185 cm
34
195 lbs
12 - 7 - 0
186 cm
32
200 lbs
10 - 11 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Paddy Bateman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Yasuomi Hirokawa, Shirou Masuda and Shigeki Sano.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bateman throws a jab but it's blocked by Johnson.
Bateman sets himself, and Johnson steps forward looking for the clinch! Bateman avoids it this time.
Bateman dips to his left and cracks Johnson with an uppercut!
A combination from Bateman does no damage.
Bateman lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.

It looks like Don Johnson has been cut.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Johnson is defended easily by Bateman.
Johnson uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bateman throws a poor cross that misses
and Johnson counters with a stiff right hand.
Bateman throws out a powerful jab.
Bateman throws a right and a left that Johnson avoids nicely.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bateman misses with a straight left.
Bateman misses with a combination

and Johnson counters with a single leg into guard. Bateman didn't expect that.

Bateman manages to escape and get back to his feet.
Paddy Bateman seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson drops his hands momentarily and Bateman takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Johnson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bateman.
Bateman smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Johnson staying out of range there.
Bateman seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.

Johnson has Bateman up against the cage in a clinch.
Bateman scores with a nice hook to the head.

Johnson successfully pulls guard.
Bateman trying to control but Johnson is working from the bottom.
Bateman won't allow Johnson to sweep him here.

Johnson is looking for a triangle but Bateman pushes his legs off easily.
Bateman won't allow Johnson to sweep him here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bateman wants to control from the top but Johnson keeps moving.
Johnson looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Bateman postures up.
Bateman stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Johnson swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Bateman trying to control but Johnson is working from the bottom.

Johnson has an omoplata and is looking to use it perhaps as a submission or perhaps to transition. Bateman is in a bit of discomfort here, but he's managed to free himself and has dived into side control! That didn't work out too well for Johnson.
This has been an exciting period of action!

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

Bateman is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Johnson is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Bateman trying to control the position but Johnson is working away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson prevents Bateman from improving position.
Bateman trying to control the action but Johnson is working from the bottom.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Bateman moves into full mount!
Bateman is trying to take his opponent's back.
Johnson is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Bateman tries to control but Johnson wriggling away.
Johnson bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Bateman looking to control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Bateman is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Johnson trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Johnson works a leg free and moves into half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Bateman is refusing to be controlled, as Johnson sits in half guard.
Bateman trying to hold on to Johnson's head to control him but Johnson postures up.

Johnson wants to work for an arm triangle but Bateman is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Johnson is looking to advance position but Bateman won't allow it.

Johnson is trying to work for a kimura but Bateman is defending well.

Johnson is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Bateman defends it well.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Paddy Bateman dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Don Johnson's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Bateman throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Bateman takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Bateman looks to land a right hand but Johnson moved out of range.
As Bateman backs off Johnson throws a huge counter combo but Bateman manages to avoid it all.
Nice defenses there by Johnson.
Johnson tries to clinch up but Bateman circles away and keeps his distance.
Bateman moves out of range of the body kick from Johnson.
Nice uppercut there from Bateman.
Bateman misses with a lunging right hand
and Johnson counters with a stiff right hand.
Bateman throws a hook but Johnson blocks it.
Bateman misses with a hook. Johnson ducked under it nicely.
Johnson misses with a looping left.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A slow jab from Bateman misses its intended target.
Bateman waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Johnson.
Bateman connects with a nice looking jab.
Johnson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Johnson now looks to counter with a shot at the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bateman misses with a straight left.
Johnson slips a jab from Bateman.
Johnson tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Johnson tries to close the distance and clinch but Bateman swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Johnson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Johnson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Johnson wants to counter with a clinch but Bateman pushes him away.
A big right from Bateman misses.
And Johnson tries to counter it with a takedown but Bateman pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Bateman misses with an uppercut
and Johnson counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Bateman thinking.
Bateman throws a right hand that misses
and Johnson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Johnson tries to close the distance and clinch but Bateman swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Bateman throws a lazy uppercut
and Johnson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Bateman swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Johnson! But no joy.
Johnson walks into a stiff left hand from Bateman.
Bateman thows a left - swing and a miss!
Bateman misses with an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bateman throws a right hand that misses
letting Johnson counter with a right hand.
Don Johnson is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Bateman throws a poor cross that misses
and Johnson counters with a right hand to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bateman throws a right hand that misses
and Johnson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Bateman thuds his right hand into Johnson's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Bateman throws out a loose jab but Johnson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Bateman misses with a series of wild punches.
Johnson fails with the takedown.
Bateman misses with a straight left.
Jab, jab by Bateman - just one landing.
Johnson slips a jab from Bateman.
Bateman is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Johnson can do to turn this around?
Johnson shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bateman throws the left hand but Johnson avoids the punch easily.
Johnson now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Bateman jabbing away but nothing is landing.
The crowd cheers as Bateman lands an impressive looking overhand right. Johnson doesn't seem phased though.
Johnson fails with an attempt to clinch.
It looked like Bateman wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Bateman checks a leg kick.
Bateman misses with a lunging right hand

and Johnson counters with a single leg into guard. Bateman didn't expect that.
Bateman keeping full guard, as Johnson tries to pass.
Bateman wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Bateman can't keep his opponent in guard - Johnson advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.

Johnson is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Bateman has managed to free his arm - good work.
Johnson trying to mount his opponent but Bateman defends it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Johnson is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Bateman regains full guard. Nicely done.
Bateman trying to control the position.

Johnson is holding a leg here, probably looking for an ankle lock - he drops back and goes for it! Bateman is in trouble! Is it all over??? No! Bateman has escaped and now he's on top!

Bateman trying to control the position from guard on top but Johnson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Don Johnson has got the better of the ground game so far.

Johnson is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Johnson looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Paddy Bateman dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Don Johnson's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Bateman fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Bateman misses with a looping left.
Johnson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Bateman.
Johnson steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Bateman.
A big left from Bateman misses.
Johnson is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Bateman throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Johnson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Johnson walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Johnson tries to clinch there but Bateman circles away.
Bateman pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big right from Bateman misses.
Johnson moves in looking to clinch but Bateman pushes him off.
Bateman swings widly with a right hand
and Johnson counters with a straight right hand.

Johnson feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bateman looking to control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bateman wants to sweep here but Johnson controlling him for the moment.
Johnson trying to control but Bateman is working from the bottom.
Bateman is trying to control the position but Johnson postures up.
Bateman bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Johnson's guard.


Johnson has his foot on Bateman's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Bateman works his way back into a safe position though.

Johnson looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Bateman trying to control the position from guard on top but Johnson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Bateman is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Bateman passes Johnson's left leg - he's now in half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson is looking for a sweep. Bateman is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Johnson is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Bateman pulls his head out easily.

Bateman seems to be looking for submissions.

Bateman wants to work for an arm triangle but Johnson is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Bateman tries to pass to full mount but Johnson defends it.
Bateman is trying to control the action in half guard but Johnson is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Johnson regains full guard. Nicely done.
Johnson working a defensive guard but Bateman manages to pass into side control anyway.
Johnson tries to bench press Bateman off him but Bateman keeps the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Bateman's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Bateman not doing much here.
Bateman is looking to take a break and control but Johnson is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

Bateman is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Johnson is trying to get back to full guard.
Bateman wants to lay and pray for a moment but Johnson keeps working.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.

Bateman is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Johnson is just riding it out for now. Bateman eventually gives up the hold.
Bateman takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Don Johnson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

Johnson looking for submissions off his back.
Bateman passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Johnson!
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Johnson is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Johnson can't escape the position.

And that's the end of the fight!
Paddy Bateman showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Bateman 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 Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight 30:27
Judge Shirou Masuda scores the fight 30:27
Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Paddy Bateman!

An out of breath Paddy Bateman thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
The defeated Don Johnson had this to say: 'It never happens this way when I'm on TV.'.
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G S C
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
46%

 

Event: MMMA 29: Spector vs Pedan     
Date:   Jun 24, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Bruno Steve and Don Johnson. Steve's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Justin Bieber ft. Ariana Grande - Let Me Think Bout You. Johnson has chosen Miami Vice Theme Song as his entrance music. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

184 cm
27
191 lbs
11 - 7 - 0
186 cm
31
200 lbs
10 - 10 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Sully's Bar & Grill
Aspire Nutrition

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bruno Steve!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Sosuke Kotani, Shigeki Fujiwara and Kenichi Hosakawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

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

Johnson jumps guard.
Steve slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

Johnson looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Steve 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.

Johnson looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Steve is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Steve trying to control but Johnson is working from the bottom.
Steve is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.

Johnson working for a triangle but Steve defends it easily.
Steve slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Steve just content to control the position.
Johnson tries to buck Steve off but Steve is having none of it.
Steve takes a little break here. Johnson wants to take advantage but he is being controlled well.
Steve is looking to take a break and control but Johnson is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Johnson tries to buck Steve off but Steve is having none of it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Steve stands up and we're back to a striking position.
Johnson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Steve.
Steve connects with a leg kick. Johnson looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Bruno Steve is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Johnson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Steve paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Bruno Steve seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Steve thows a body kick. Johnson tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Johnson closes the distance looking to clinch
and Steve counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Johnson tries to clinch up but Steve circles away and keeps his distance.
Steve swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

Johnson feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Steve controls Johnson momentarily but Johnson frees himself.
Johnson looking to pass the guard.
Steve wants to stand up but Johnson is controlling him.
Johnson pushing down on Steve's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Johnson prevents Steve from improving his position.

Johnson wants to work for an arm triangle but Steve is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Steve is trying to stand.
Johnson wants to pass the guard but Steve is defending well.
Steve is trying to get back to full guard.
Steve wants to control but Johnson is keeping busy.
Johnson wants to pass to mount but Steve is defending the position.

Johnson is working for a kimura but Steve is defending it quite comfortably.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson wants to control but Steve is keeping him busy.
Johnson tries to pass the half guard into mount. Steve knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Steve gets full guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Johnson trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Steve pulls Johnson in to control the position.
Steve keeping full guard, as Johnson tries to pass.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Johnson sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Steve's guard.
We've been informed that Johnson has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.
Steve is trying to control but can't.
Steve is trying to stand up here but Johnson is controlling him well.
Johnson wants to pass the guard but Steve is defending well.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Steve stuffs the takedown attempt from Johnson. Johnson gets slowly back to his feet.
Steve throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Johnson tries to clinch up but Steve circles away and keeps his distance.
Steve loads up on a big right hand but Johnson slips the punch.
Johnson lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Steve swings and misses with a hook to the body.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Johnson! But no joy.
Steve is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Johnson.
Johnson moves out of range as Steve throws a body kick.
Johnson with the counter takedown but Steve avoids it easily.
Steve misses with a straight right.
Johnson feints the counter takedown.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Steve will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Johnson checks a low kick from Steve.
Steve misses with a looping right.
Steve pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Steve throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Johnson counters with a lovely shot to the body.
A chopping leg kick lands by Steve.
Steve is looking to chop away at Johnson's legs.
A nice side step and Johnson releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Steve is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Steve looks to score with a jab to the body but Johnson is just out of range.
Johnson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Johnson checks a leg kick.
Johnson with the counter takedown but Steve avoids it easily.
Johnson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A low kick from Steve is predictable there
and Johnson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Steve is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Johnson can do to turn this around?
Steve throws a poor cross that misses

and Johnson counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Johnson.
Johnson is trying to pull guard but Steve has him pressed against the cage.

Steve breaks the clinch.
Jab, jab by Johnson - just one landing.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Steve throws a good cross that connects.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson tries to close the distance and clinch up but Steve swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Steve scores with a sloppy right hand. Johnson should have avoided that one.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown but Steve shows good takedown defense.
Bruno Steve has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Don Johnson.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Steve sprawls well. Steve wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Johnson gets slowly back to his feet.
An attempted straight right counter from Steve misses the target.
Steve ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Johnson moves away.
Steve tries a head kick but it misses.
Johnson blocks a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Steve.
Steve jabs Johnson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Steve will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Johnson looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Steve lands with a nice body punch.
Johnson tries to clinch up but Steve circles away and keeps his distance.
Johnson darts in looking for a takedown but Steve gets double underhooks and turns Johnson into the cage.
Steve looks to land a right hand but Johnson moved out of range.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Steve throws a hook but Johnson avoids it easily.
Steve fakes the leg kick and cracks Johnson in the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bruno Steve dominated that second round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Steve misses with a body shot.
Johnson wants to clinch.
A quick step to the side and Steve tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Steve tries to land a front kick but Johnson steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Johnson changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Johnson moves out of range of the body kick from Steve.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson wants to clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Steve misses with a wild body shot.
Johnson works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Bruno Steve is winning the standup battle so far.
Johnson wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Steve, right into the meat.
Steve slaps away a takedown attempt from Johnson, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Johnson throws a hook to the side of Steve's head but Steve sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Steve misses with a body kick.
Johnson now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Johnson tries to bum rush Steve with a series of wild strikes but Steve uses good footwork to avoid the assault.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Steve turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Steve lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Johnson has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Johnson and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Johnson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Johnson shoots for a double leg takedown but Steve sprawls well. He's pushed Johnson's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Johnson is defended easily by Steve.
Bruno Steve has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Don Johnson.
Johnson takes one to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Steve throws the kick towards the body but Johnson avoids it.
Johnson wants to clinch.
Steve is looking to counter punch.
Steve lands a nice looking kick to the body. Johnson takes a step back to recover.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Johnson checks a leg kick.
Steve throws a body punch but Johnson moves out of range.
Johnson walks into a straight right hand from Steve.
Steve 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.
Steve throws a jab but it's blocked by Johnson.
Steve misses with a looping left.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Steve misses with a looping right.
Steve sets himself, and Johnson steps forward looking for the clinch! Steve avoids it this time.
Steve throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Johnson now looks to counter with a shot at the body.

And that's the end of the fight!
Bruno Steve showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Steve 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 Sosuke Kotani scores the fight 30:27
Judge Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight 29:28
Judge Kenichi Hosakawa scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Bruno Steve!

During a confident post fight interview, Bruno Steve thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
In defeat, Don Johnson stepped up to the mic, saying 'It never happens this way when I'm on TV.'.
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G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
32%

 

Event: MMMA 23: Suicidal Tendocies     
Date:   May 13, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Obi Canuel and Don Johnson. The crowd seem to be enjoying Johnson's choice of entrance music: Miami Vice Theme Song. Rumors backstage are that the fighters have been paid to keep it standing but we know that would never happen in MMA!

189 cm
29
201 lbs
12 - 8 - 0
186 cm
31
200 lbs
10 - 9 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class MT
Granite chin
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Conviction
Voodoo Nutrition

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Obi Canuel!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Shimada, Hirohito Nitta and Shigeki Fujiwara.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Johnson throws the left hand but Canuel avoids the punch easily.
Canuel is looking to counter punch.
Johnson connects with a good right hand that stumbles Canuel. Canuel circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Canuel moves into range and connects with a jab.
Johnson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Canuel.
Sloppy strikes from Johnson. Those never looked like landing.
Johnson shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Canuel connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Johnson throws an off balance right hand
and Canuel counters with a stiff right hand.
Johnson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Canuel throws a hook to the side of Johnson's head but Johnson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Johnson fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Canuel on the side of the head.
Canuel moves out of range as Johnson strikes.
Johnson throws a jab but it's blocked by Canuel.
Canuel half committed to a counter leg kick.
Johnson looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Canuel uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Johnson.
Canuel swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Don Johnson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson tries to clinch there but Canuel circles away.
Canuel lands a jab to the nose.
Johnson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Johnson jabs at Canuel's body.
Johnson tries to clinch but Canuel moves away
enabling Canuel to counter with a crisp jab.
Johnson tries to close the distance and clinch but Canuel swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
The fighters circling - Canuel throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Canuel but Canuel pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Obi Canuel has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Don Johnson.
Johnson swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Canuel cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Johnson throws a poor cross that misses
and Canuel counters with a nice leg kick.
Canuel throws a shot from downtown. Johnson moves away and avoids it.
Obi Canuel is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Johnson moves in looking to clinch but Canuel pushes him off.
Canuel drops his hands momentarily and Johnson takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Johnson swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Canuel connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
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!
Canuel lands a nice shot that snaps Johnson's head back.
Johnson looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson misses with a takedown attempt
and Canuel counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Canuel takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Johnson throws a lazy uppercut
and Canuel counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Johnson looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Canuel lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Johnson circles away quickly and effectively.
Johnson throws a predictable looking body shot
and Canuel counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Johnson fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Canuel on the side of the head.
Canuel stalks Johnson and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Johnson's face. Johnson staggers backwards, shaken.
Johnson moves out of range of the leg kick from Canuel.
Johnson shoots in but no luck this time.
Canuel throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped

and Johnson decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Canuel's guard.
Canuel keeping full guard, as Johnson tries to pass.
Canuel tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Canuel keeps moving.
Johnson preventing the sweep.

Johnson gets to his feet and steps away from his opponent.
Canuel lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Johnson circles away quickly and effectively.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Canuel but Canuel pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Johnson lands a nice looking body shot.
Johnson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Canuel misses with a hook.
Canuel swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Johnson throws a poor cross that misses
and Canuel counters with a stiff right hand.
Canuel slips under a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson stalks Canuel and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Canuel's face. Canuel staggers backwards, shaken.
Johnson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Canuel.
Johnson misses with a hook. Canuel ducked under it nicely.
Johnson misses with a series of wild punches.
Canuel waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Johnson.
Nice sprawl there from Canuel as Johnson shoots in.
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!
Johnson looks to score with a jab to the body but Canuel is just out of range.
Canuel swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Canuel ducks right into an uppercut from Johnson.
Johnson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Canuel.
Johnson throws a big shot that misses.
Johnson misses with a right hand
and Canuel counters with a slapping leg kick.
Canuel takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Canuel scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Canuel staying out of range there.
Obi Canuel is winning the standup battle so far.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Johnson is defended easily by Canuel.
Johnson throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Canuel to counter with a crisp jab.
Canuel uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Johnson.
Johnson lands with a nice body punch.
Canuel takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Canuel misses with a jab, cross combination.
A looping hook to the body misses from Canuel. Johnson does a little dance to reset his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Canuel feints and then cracks Johnson's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Johnson down.
Johnson throws out a powerful jab.
Johnson wants to clinch.
As Johnson backs away, Canuel returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A left and a right from Canuel both land. Nice combination.
Johnson throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Canuel counters with a right hand to the body.
Johnson misses with a body punch
and Canuel counters with a straight right hand.
Johnson dodges the punch combination from Canuel.
Johnson lands a jab to the head.
Canuel looks to land a right hand but Johnson moved out of range.
Johnson throws out a counter right but Canuel avoids it with no problem.
Johnson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Johnson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Johnson moves away from the strike by Canuel.
Canuel misses with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson connects with the punch.
Canuel misses with a series of wild punches.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Johnson scores with a hook.
Good work by Johnson as he checks the leg kick.
Johnson scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Canuel lands a jab.
Johnson ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

Johnson clinches up with Canuel and pushes him back against the cage.
Johnson misses with an elbow over the top.
Canuel misses with a short punch on the inside.

Johnson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.

Johnson feints and as Canuel raises his hands in defense, Johnson changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson tries to free his leg and advance position but Canuel is retaining full guard.

Canuel is working an open guard so Johnson takes the opportunity to get back to his feet.
Johnson slips a jab from Canuel.
A little jabbing left from Johnson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Johnson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Canuel throwing a counter right hand but Johnson manages to avoid it.
Canuel has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Canuel there as he acknowledges the shot.
Canuel waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Johnson.
Canuel walks into a stiff left hand from Johnson.
Canuel fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Johnson on the side of the head.

Johnson fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Canuel to the ground. Johnson is now in Canuel's guard.
Johnson prevents Canuel from getting back to his feet.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Canuel lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.


Johnson looking for a guillotine here but Canuel defends easily.
Canuel missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Canuel throws a strike but Johnson rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Johnson tries to free his leg and advance position but Canuel is retaining full guard.
Canuel seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.
Johnson stands and throws Canuel's legs to the side, diving into side control.

Johnson stands up.
Johnson looks to score with a jab to the body but Canuel is just out of range.
Canuel steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Johnson.
Canuel connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
The fighters circling - Canuel throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Canuel misses with a looping right.
Johnson throws a head kick that misses
and Canuel counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Don Johnson will probably get the nod - 10:9.
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!


Canuel lands with a hook. Johnson tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Johnson misses with a body punch
enabling Canuel to counter with a crisp jab.
Canuel blocks a leg kick.
Canuel swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Johnson clobbers Canuel with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Canuel feints and then cracks Johnson's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Johnson down.
Canuel looks to score with a jab to the body but Johnson is just out of range.
Canuel takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Canuel slips under a jab.
A jab from Canuel finds it's way through Johnson's defenses.
Johnson misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson defending well as Canuel loads up on a big left hand.
Johnson moves out of range of the strikes.
Johnson tries to clinch up
and Canuel cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Canuel scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Canuel moves forwards but Johnson connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Johnson shoots in but no luck this time.
Johnson swings widly with a right hand
and Canuel counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Canuel shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Johnson eats them both and turns towards Canuel to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Canuel throws a leg kick which misses Johnson's front leg but catches the back leg as Johnson tries to avoid it.
Johnson is looking to clinch.
Johnson scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Johnson closes the distance looking to clinch
and Canuel counters with a stiff right hand.
Johnson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Johnson misses with a left hand
and Canuel counters with a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson 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.
Canuel is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Johnson can do to turn this around?
A big right from Johnson misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Canuel misses the target.
A jab from Canuel misses.
Johnson has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Johnson throws a body kick that misses
and Canuel cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Canuel thuds a left hand into Johnson's body.
Johnson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Canuel.
A swing and a miss from Canuel.
Canuel takes one on the button.
Canuel throws a hook but Johnson avoids it easily.
Canuel throws a big shot that misses.
Johnson jabs at Canuel's body.
Johnson tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Canuel manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

Johnson shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Canuel is trying to defend but Johnson finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Canuel wants to get back to full guard.
Canuel is trying to stand back up but Johnson is controlling him
Johnson trying to mount his opponent but Canuel defends it.
Canuel wants to get back to his feet.

Johnson is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Johnson tries to pass to full mount but Canuel defends it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Canuel trying to control from the bottom.

Canuel has one foot on Johnson's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.
Johnson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Johnson throws a combination that misses
and Canuel counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Canuel loads up on a big right hand but Johnson slips the punch.
Johnson doesn't manage to clinch there - Canuel circles away.
Canuel swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A jab from Johnson misses.
Canuel was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Johnson takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Canuel displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Johnson throws out the jab.
No joy there for Canuel, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Johnson shoots in but Canuel avoids the takedown attempt easily.

And that's the end of the fight!
Obi Canuel showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Canuel 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 Yukihiro Shimada scores the fight 30:28
Judge Hirohito Nitta scores the fight 29:28
Judge Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Obi Canuel!

After the big win, Obi Canuel made sure to do all the important stuff like thanking his sponsors Voodoo Nutrition and telling the interviewer how much he loves him.
Don Johnson spoke after the fight, saying 'It never happens this way when I'm on TV.'.
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RATING
68%

 

Event: MMMA Clown Chaos 9     
Date:   Apr 12, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Don Johnson and Emiliano Zapata. Johnson's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Miami Vice Theme Song. Zapata comes into a darkened arena with his song building. EINA kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Don Johnson has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

186 cm
30
200 lbs
9 - 9 - 0
189 cm
29
190 lbs
12 - 4 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Dangerous knees
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Don Johnson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Emiliano Zapata!
The judges for this bout are Ren Mimura, Yukihiro Yamamoto and Yasuomi Hirokawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Johnson 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.

Johnson has closed the distance and engaged Zapata in a clinch.
Zapata lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!

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

Johnson looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Zapata wants to control but Johnson postures up.
Zapata prevents Johnson from moving into mount.
A lull in the action here.
Johnson throws a strike aimed at the side of Zapata's head but Zapata avoids it well.

Johnson looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Johnson staying calm.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Johnson goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Zapata rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Johnson's guard! Nice work there by Zapata!
Zapata trying to control but Johnson is working from the bottom.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Johnson holds on and takes a little breather.
Zapata works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Zapata prevents Johnson from improving his position.
Johnson is positioning himself well to prevent Zapata advancing to mount.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson is looking to improve his position.
Johnson avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Zapata.
Zapata not doing much here.
Johnson wants to get back to his feet.
Zapata prevents Johnson from improving his position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Zapata wants to lay and pray for a moment but Johnson keeps working.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Well, if Zapata is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Johnson is in a tricky position. We've heard reports from his gym mates at Body Pain_14elite_700$+VM that he's been drilling escapes, so let's see if he can get back to his feet.
Zapata thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Johnson throws a right hand that misses
and Zapata counters with a series of strikes. Johnson will be more careful next time no doubt.
Zapata looks to land a right hand but Johnson moved out of range.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown but Zapata shows good takedown defense.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Zapata avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A good leg kick by Zapata.
Johnson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Zapata.
Johnson connects with a body shot that sends Zapata's belly button to the back.
Zapata throws a solid leg kick but Johnson takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Zapata.
Johnson lands a nice looking body shot.

Johnson rushes Zapata and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Zapata misses with a knee to the head.
Johnson managing to block the knees to the body from Zapata.
Zapata misses with a knee strike.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Johnson is working for takedown but Zapata is calmly controlling the position for now.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Zapata throws a knee to the head but misses.
Johnson lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Zapata or not.
Johnson avoids a wild elbow strike from Zapata.
Johnson struggles to land a body shot inside as Zapata controls his hands.
Zapata can't find room to land a body shot as Johnson controls the action.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Johnson throws a jab but it's blocked by Zapata.
Johnson swings widly with a right hand
enabling Zapata to counter with a crisp jab.
Zapata misses with an attempted mid kick.
Johnson scores with a punch to the head.

Johnson shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Zapata's guard.

Zapata escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Johnson gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Zapata keeping moving, preventing Johnson from controlling successfully.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Johnson stands up from guard. Let's bang!
Zapata uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Johnson.

Johnson clinches up against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Zapata pushes off an throws an elbow but Johnson leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Johnson throws a head punch that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Johnson fails to land.
Zapata looking to slow down the pace here.

Zapata is fighting off a takedown attempt but Johnson is just too persistent for him and manages to trip Zapata to the mat. Zapata regains guard as soon as the fighters hit the mat.
Johnson wants to pass the guard but Zapata is keeping the position.
Don Johnson overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Johnson trying to control the position from guard on top but Zapata is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Johnson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Zapata is keeping the position for now.
Johnson chips away with some ground and pound.
Johnson looking to pass the guard.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Zapata keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Zapata has his hands on Johnson's head, controlling the position.
Johnson trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Johnson trying to control but Zapata is working from the bottom.
Johnson preventing the sweep.
Johnson is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Johnson tries to free his leg and advance position but Zapata is retaining full guard.
Zapata can't keep his opponent in guard - Johnson advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Zapata has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Johnson is working away from the top position though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Johnson decides to stand up.
Zapata slips a straight right by Johnson.
Johnson looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Johnson throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Zapata looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Johnson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Johnson looks for a takedown but Zapata sprawls well.
Zapata let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.

Johnson gets a double leg takedown into Zapata's guard.
Zapata keeping full guard, as Johnson tries to pass.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson advances position into side control!

Johnson tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Zapata gives up the full mount - oops, sloppy defensive grappling there!
Johnson with a couple of short strikes.
Johnson postures up and cracks his opponent a couple of times before moving back into close ground control. Zapata looks a forlorn figure.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Zapata tries to hold on but Johnson pushes him away.
Zapata is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Don Johnson 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!


Horrible takedown attempt by Johnson or perhaps it was just good defense by Zapata, which made it look bad.
Zapata tries to move into range but Johnson moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Johnson buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Zapata. Johnson does a little dance to reset his feet.
A quick step to the side and Johnson tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Johnson swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Zapata counters with a straight right hand.
Zapata defending well as Johnson loads up on a big left hand.
Johnson doesn't manage to clinch there - Zapata circles away.
Zapata leaves Johnson with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson lands with a good body shot.
That kick from Johnson tenderised Zapata's leg. Zapata is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Zapata throws a series of punches but Johnson avoids them all with ease.
Johnson is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Johnson cracks Zapata with a good jab.
Johnson misses with a low kick.
Emiliano Zapata seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Johnson looks to land a right hand but Zapata moved out of range.
Johnson throws a lazy right hand but Zapata sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Zapata misses with a series of wild punches.
An attempted straight right counter from Johnson misses the target.
Johnson scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

Zapata gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Johnson to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Johnson sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Zapata's guard.

Johnson is trying to work for a kimura but Zapata is defending well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Zapata is holding on to half guard well.
Johnson is pressing down on Zapata's thigh, looking to free his foot. Zapata is holding on for now.
Johnson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Zapata can do to turn this around?
Zapata is trying to get back to full guard.
Johnson wants to pass the guard but Zapata is defending well.
Johnson is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Zapata!
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!
Zapata is wriggling around here but as he tries to escape, Johnson has taken his back.

Johnson is looking for a choke. Zapata gets to his feet with his opponent on his back and slams him to the mat. Zapata manages to squirm out of the attempted choke and turns into his opponent's guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Zapata looking to pass the guard.

Johnson has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Zapata can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Zapata forces his way into half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Johnson tries to kick Zapata off but Zapata keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Zapata is trying to control the action in half guard but Johnson is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Johnson is looking to control Zapata's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Johnson avoid being mounted?
Zapata prevents Johnson from improving his position.
Zapata content to control rather than advance.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Johnson is staying active underneath Zapata, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

And that's the end of the fight!
Don Johnson showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Johnson 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 Ren Mimura scores the fight 29:28
Judge Yukihiro Yamamoto scores the fight 29:28
Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Don Johnson!

Don Johnson seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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RATING
37%

 

Event: Madness MMA 14: Insanity     
Date:   Mar 11, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between BJ McGobblecock, Jr. and Don Johnson. Johnson is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Miami Vice Theme Song. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

200 cm
27
200 lbs
16 - 7 - 2
186 cm
30
200 lbs
9 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Voodoo Nutrition

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 7 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, BJ McGobblecock, Jr.!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Taro Takaoka, Shigeki Fujiwara and Ren Mimura.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Johnson lands a body shot.

Johnson closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
McGobblecock, Jr. gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.

It looks like Don Johnson has been cut.
McGobblecock, Jr. gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
McGobblecock, Jr. swings away with an uppercut that misses.
McGobblecock, Jr. throws an elbow but it misses.
Johnson trying to control the position but instead, McGobblecock, Jr. has worked for underhooks and has pushed Johnson into the cage.
Johnson prevents a body shot from McGobblecock, Jr..
Nice elbow from McGobblecock, Jr..
Johnson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a knee to the head.
McGobblecock, Jr. tries to throw a body punch but Johnson avoids it by throwing McGobblecock, Jr. back against the cage.
McGobblecock, Jr. blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
McGobblecock, Jr. keeps control of Johnson as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
McGobblecock, Jr. missing with knees to the body.
A nice left hand lands by Johnson.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Johnson tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a shoulder strike.
McGobblecock, Jr. comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Johnson struggles to land a body shot inside as McGobblecock, Jr. controls his hands.
Johnson avoids a wild elbow strike from McGobblecock, Jr..
McGobblecock, Jr. tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Johnson's elbow.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands an elbow that stopped Johnson in his tracks for a moment.
Johnson has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. McGobblecock, Jr. seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Johnson can turn it around.
McGobblecock, Jr. throws a knee to the head but misses.
Johnson blocks an uppercut.
Johnson tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. McGobblecock, Jr. just stands there and leans against the cage.
McGobblecock, Jr. tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
McGobblecock, Jr. can't find room to land a body shot as Johnson controls the action.
McGobblecock, Jr. misses with a shot to the kidneys.
McGobblecock, Jr. has a couple of punches blocked by Johnson.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

Johnson manages to break the clinch.
Johnson fails with a takedown attempt.
BJ McGobblecock, Jr. has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Don Johnson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A chopping leg kick lands by Johnson.
Johnson is looking to score with low kicks.
Johnson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Johnson swings widly with a right hand
and McGobblecock, Jr. counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

McGobblecock, Jr. gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
McGobblecock, Jr. keeping moving, preventing Johnson from controlling successfully.
McGobblecock, Jr. looking for a sweep. Not yet McGobblecock, Jr., not yet.
McGobblecock, Jr. controlling Johnson's posture.
McGobblecock, Jr. will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Johnson wants to pass the guard but McGobblecock, Jr. is keeping the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Johnson drops back looking for a leg! McGobblecock, Jr. is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and McGobblecock, Jr. manages to kick Johnson off! Johnson jumps back into McGobblecock, Jr.'s guard.
Johnson wants to control from the top but McGobblecock, Jr. keeps moving.
Johnson pushes down on McGobblecock, Jr.'s leg and manages to get into half guard.
Johnson is pressing down on McGobblecock, Jr.'s thigh, looking to free his foot. McGobblecock, Jr. is holding on for now.
Johnson stops McGobblecock, Jr. from getting back to his feet.

Johnson escapes and gets back to his feet.
McGobblecock, Jr. throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Johnson stuns McGobblecock, Jr. with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.

McGobblecock, Jr. gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.

McGobblecock, Jr. manages to escape and get back to his feet.
McGobblecock, Jr. uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Johnson.
McGobblecock, Jr. half committed to a counter leg kick.
An inside leg kick lands from McGobblecock, Jr..
A jab from Johnson misses.
A little feinted left hand from McGobblecock, Jr. on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Johnson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
McGobblecock, Jr. wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Johnson tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but McGobblecock, Jr. swivels and escapes.
Johnson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but McGobblecock, Jr. manages to avoid it.
As Johnson tries to get set, McGobblecock, Jr. tries to push him back and clinch up but Johnson manages to avoid the attempt.
Johnson throws a hook but McGobblecock, Jr. avoids it easily.

Johnson rushes McGobblecock, Jr. and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
McGobblecock, Jr. throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Johnsons head.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a knee to the head.
Johnson blocks a body shot from McGobblecock, Jr..
A head punch on the inside from McGobblecock, Jr. fails to land.
McGobblecock, Jr. missing with knees to the body.
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 Don Johnson'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.


Johnson throws a shot from downtown. McGobblecock, Jr. moves away and avoids it.
Johnson fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
McGobblecock, Jr. is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Johnson can do to turn this around?

McGobblecock, Jr. clinches with his opponent.
A nice glancing elbow lands by McGobblecock, Jr..
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a shoulder strike.
Johnson misses with a knee to the head.
McGobblecock, Jr. swings away with an uppercut that misses.
McGobblecock, Jr. with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Johnson landing knees to the head.

It looks like BJ McGobblecock, Jr. has been cut.
McGobblecock, Jr. misses with a knee to the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGobblecock, Jr. misses with a punch on the inside.
McGobblecock, Jr. with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
McGobblecock, Jr.'s Muay Thai looks sharper than normal. He has obviously been working on it in the gym.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a damaging elbow.
McGobblecock, Jr. has a couple of punches blocked by Johnson.
Johnson lands with a left to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McGobblecock, Jr. pushes Johnson back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
BJ McGobblecock, Jr. has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Good body shot from McGobblecock, Jr..
Johnson misses with a punch on the inside.
Johnson throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
McGobblecock, Jr. blocks an uppercut.
Johnson scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Johnson is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but McGobblecock, Jr. is keeping busy.
McGobblecock, Jr. working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Johnson struggles to land a body shot inside as McGobblecock, Jr. controls his hands.
Nice body punch from Johnson.
Johnson has a couple of punches blocked by McGobblecock, Jr..
With the fighters clinched against the cage, McGobblecock, Jr. creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Johnson on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Johnson is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but McGobblecock, Jr. is defending well.
McGobblecock, Jr. misses with a punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson lands an uppercut.
McGobblecock, Jr. throws an elbow but it's blocked.
A knee to the head by McGobblecock, Jr..
This has been an exciting period of action!
McGobblecock, Jr. prevents a body shot from Johnson.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a nice uppercut.
A bit of stalling here from Johnson.
Johnson takes an elbow to the forehead.
Johnson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Johnson lands with a light punch inside.
McGobblecock, Jr. misses with a punch to the body.
McGobblecock, Jr. misses with a short punch on the inside.
Johnson wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
McGobblecock, Jr. tries a knee to the head but Johnson blocks it.
McGobblecock, Jr. with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Johnson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson prevents a body shot from McGobblecock, Jr..
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Johnson creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.

Johnson breaks the clinch.
McGobblecock, Jr. looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

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

McGobblecock, Jr. has scooted to the edge of the canvas and used the cage to get back to his feet. Johnson has stuck on his opponent and is forcing him back against the cage.
Johnson takes an elbow to the forehead.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Johnson blocks a body shot from McGobblecock, Jr..
Johnson throws an elbow but it misses.
Johnson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
McGobblecock, Jr. throws a knee to the head but misses.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, McGobblecock, Jr. just misses with a elbow thrown towards Johnson's brow.
Knees to the body from McGobblecock, Jr..

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McGobblecock, Jr. throws a head punch that misses.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a hook to the side of the head.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands an elbow inside that Johnson shrugs off.

Johnson manages to pull guard.
Johnson is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Johnson working a defensive guard but McGobblecock, Jr. manages to pass into side control anyway.

McGobblecock, Jr. stands up and beckons Johnson to his feet.
McGobblecock, Jr. throws a leg kick

and Johnson counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
McGobblecock, Jr. is trying to control but can't.

Johnson stands up and beckons McGobblecock, Jr. to join him on the feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

BJ McGobblecock, Jr. dominated that second round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Johnson works McGobblecock, Jr.'s body with a nice hook.
McGobblecock, Jr. swinging wildly here.
Johnson on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Johnson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Johnson checks a leg kick.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a head shot.
Nice sprawl there from McGobblecock, Jr. as Johnson shoots in.
McGobblecock, Jr. steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Johnson.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

McGobblecock, Jr. rushes Johnson and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
McGobblecock, Jr. working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Johnson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Johnson dodges an elbow strike from McGobblecock, Jr..
Johnson swings wildly with an uppercut but McGobblecock, Jr. uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands an uppercut.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands an elbow that stopped Johnson in his tracks for a moment.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. McGobblecock, Jr. obliges.
McGobblecock, Jr. scores with a shoulder strike.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
McGobblecock, Jr. tries a knee to the head but Johnson blocks it.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands with a short head shot on the inside.
McGobblecock, Jr. throws an elbow but it's blocked.
McGobblecock, Jr. misses with a punch to the body.
Johnson is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.

Johnson tightens his grip and picks McGobblecock, Jr. up, before dumping him to the ground. McGobblecock, Jr. manages to land in guard.

McGobblecock, Jr. scrambles and gets 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!
McGobblecock, Jr. slips under a jab from Johnson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McGobblecock, Jr. connects with the punch.
A leg kick checked by Johnson.
McGobblecock, Jr. fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Johnson manages to avoid it.
Johnson jabs at McGobblecock, Jr.'s body.
Johnson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. McGobblecock, Jr. sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Johnson is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Johnson tries a head kick but it misses.
McGobblecock, Jr. looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Johnson looks to land a combination but McGobblecock, Jr. avoids it well.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a high kick!
Johnson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt McGobblecock, Jr..
McGobblecock, Jr. misses with a low kick as Johnson jumps back.
McGobblecock, Jr. keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Johnson.
McGobblecock, Jr. is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
McGobblecock, Jr. is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.

Johnson is rocked!
McGobblecock, Jr. ducks right into an uppercut from Johnson.

Johnson takes the fight into the clinch.
BJ McGobblecock, Jr. is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Johnson trying to land knees to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands a knee to the body.
A right hand to the body from Johnson.
Johnson looking for a takedown.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands an elbow inside that Johnson shrugs off.
Johnson lands an uppercut.
McGobblecock, Jr. throws a head punch that misses.
Johnson working aggressively here.
Johnson pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Johnson takes a knee to the side of the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McGobblecock, Jr. tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Johnson stalls.
Don Johnson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Johnson tries to throw a body punch but McGobblecock, Jr. avoids it by throwing Johnson back against the cage.
McGobblecock, Jr. goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McGobblecock, Jr. lands an elbow that stopped Johnson in his tracks for a moment.
Johnson takes an elbow to the temple.
Johnson misses with a hook to the ribs.
McGobblecock, Jr. pushes Johnson back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Johnson misses with a hook from the clinch.

And that's the end of the fight!
BJ McGobblecock, Jr. showed his dominance in that final round.
Well McGobblecock, Jr. 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 Taro Takaoka scores the fight 30:27
Judge Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight 30:27
Judge Ren Mimura scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... BJ McGobblecock, Jr.!

BJ McGobblecock, Jr. decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
Don Johnson was interviewed post fight and said 'It never happens this way when I'm on TV.'.
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RATING
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Event: Madness MMA Clown Chaos 4     
Date:   Feb 01, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Yogi Dhamma and Don Johnson. Dhamma kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Power Of Soul. Johnson is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Miami Vice Theme Song. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

179 cm
30
197 lbs
18 - 7 - 0
186 cm
30
200 lbs
8 - 8 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Good kicks
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Yogi Dhamma!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Sano, Yukihiro Yamamoto and Taro Takaoka.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dhamma throws a leg kick
and Johnson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Dhamma doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Johnson checks a leg kick.
A jab lands there for Johnson.
Johnson is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Dhamma tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Johnson was well out of range. Poor timing from Dhamma.
Dhamma takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Dhamma misses with a leg kick.
Johnson leaves Dhamma with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Dhamma motions for Johnson to come forward. Dhamma throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Johnson 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.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Johnson lands a slapping body shot.

The fight moves into the clinch position.

Dhamma breaks the clinch.
Dhamma is trying hard to land a takedown here. Johnson sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Dhamma fails to land the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Yogi Dhamma. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Dhamma as he jumps to the side.

Johnson shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Dhamma napping and manages to drive through into side control!
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Johnson tries for a kimura but Dhamma is defending well.
Johnson scores with punches from side control.

Johnson tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Dhamma prevents Johnson from improving position.
Johnson trying to control the position but Dhamma is working away.

Johnson looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Dhamma is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dhamma is trying to control Johnson's posture but Johnson avoids it.
Johnson passes to full mount! That's big trouble for Dhamma!
Dhamma really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Dhamma tries to hold on but Johnson postures up.
Johnson lands with some strikes.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Dhamma working to try and regain half guard.
Johnson trying to control but Dhamma is having none of it.
Johnson is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dhamma regains half guard.
Dhamma makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Dhamma.

Dhamma looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Dhamma wants to sweep but no luck.
Johnson is pushing down on Dhamma's leg trying to pass to half guard. Dhamma is fighting to maintain full guard but Johnson has managed to sneak the leg through.
Johnson is pressing down on Dhamma's thigh, looking to free his foot. Dhamma is holding on for now.
Johnson has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Dhamma is desperately trying to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson controlling from the full mount.
Johnson tries to control but Dhamma wriggling away.
Johnson avoids the attempt from Dhamma to control.
Johnson wants to control the pace but Dhamma is squirming around nicely.
Dhamma is looking to get to half guard.
Johnson trying to control but Dhamma is having none of it.
Dhamma is desperately trying to improve his position but Johnson has a good base and remains in mount.
Johnson trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Dhamma gets back to half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Dhamma changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Johnson tries to avoid it but Dhamma manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Johnson to the ground. Johnson escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Johnson moves into range and connects with a jab.
Johnson looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Dhamma takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Johnson scores with a crisp jab that stopped Dhamma in his tracks.
Johnson listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Some wild striking there from Dhamma.
Don Johnson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Johnson lands with a straight right. Dhamma didn't see that one coming.
Dhamma doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Johnson counters with a left to the body.
Yogi Dhamma is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.

Dhamma instigates a clinch.

Johnson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Johnson throws a head kick but Dhamma moves out of range.
Johnson has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Johnson stuffs the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Yogi Dhamma. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Johnson 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.
Dhamma fails to land with a series of punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Johnson duly obliges.
Johnson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Dhamma misses with a two punch combination.
Johnson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Dhamma paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Dhamma looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Johnson catches Dhamma with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

Dhamma forces Johnson back against the cage and clinches.
Johnson throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Dhammas head.
Johnson has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.

Johnson breaks the clinch.
Johnson tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Dhamma swivels and escapes.

Dhamma drives through and clinches with Johnson against the cage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Johnson wants to take the fight to the mat but Dhamma manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Johnson is trying to pull guard but Dhamma turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Johnson changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Dhamma fights it off and pushes away nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson blocks a leg kick.

Dhamma rushes Johnson and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Johnson struggles to land a body shot inside as Dhamma controls his hands.

Dhamma decides to pull guard.
Dhamma tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Johnson trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Johnson wants to stand but Dhamma is controlling his posture from full guard.
We've been hearing good reports from Dhamma's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.

Dhamma looking for a guillotine here but Johnson defends easily.

Johnson decides to stand up and beckons his opponent to follow.
Johnson scores with a sloppy right hand. Dhamma should have avoided that one.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dhamma walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Johnson checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Dhamma fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
A right-left combo lands from Johnson.

Johnson gets a clinch.
Johnson is struggling to control the position.
Johnson softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Dhamma stops a takedown attempt from Johnson.
Johnson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Johnson with a knee to the head.
Dhamma prevents a body shot from Johnson.

Johnson gets a trip takedown into half guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Johnson gets to his feet - back to striking we go!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Johnson finds it's way through Dhamma's defenses.
Dhamma throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Johnson.
Johnson connects with a good right hand that stumbles Dhamma. Dhamma circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
A slapping leg kick lands for Johnson.
Dhamma closes this distance looking for a takedown but Johnson circles away.
Dhamma takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Dhamma tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Johnson defends well and Dhamma ends up having to push Johnson into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Dhamma throws a combination that misses
and Johnson counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Dhamma thinking.
Dhamma swats away the attempt to clinch by Johnson.
A jab lands there for Johnson.
Johnson works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Johnson lunges at Dhamma with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Dhamma's hand.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Johnson thuds a left hand into Dhamma's body.
Johnson lands an overhand right.
Johnson getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Don Johnson showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Dhamma takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Dhamma shoots in looking for a takedown. Johnson tries to sprawl out of it but Dhamma keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Johnson manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Johnson slips under a jab.
Johnson dodges the punch combination from Dhamma.
Nice takedown defense from Dhamma. No joy for Johnson on that attempt.
Dhamma gets cracked there but stands up to it.
No luck for Dhamma with that takedown attempt.

Johnson manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Dhamma on his heels. He'll look to pass Dhamma's guard now, I'm sure.

Dhamma manages to escape and get 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!
Dhamma with a lazy takedown attempt
and Johnson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Yogi Dhamma. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Johnson scores with a hook to the body. Dhamma takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Johnson stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Johnson connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Dhamma momentarily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson thuds his right hand into Dhamma's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Johnson jabs Dhamma to the body, keeping him at a distance.

Johnson tries to keep at a distance but Dhamma has taken the fight into the clinch.
Johnson misses with a short punch on the inside.

Johnson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Dhamma shoots in for a takedown but Johnson shows good takedown defense.
Dhamma tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Johnson swivels and escapes.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Johnson feints a jab promting Dhamma to slip. Johnson then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Dhamma slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Dhamma goes for a double leg but Johnson avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Johnson continues to drive forward.
Johnson checks a leg kick.
Dhamma scores with a leg kick.
Johnson connects with a right hand. Dhamma shakes it off.
Dhamma shoots in and drives through. Johnson sprawls well.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Dhamma takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Dhamma misses the body punch
and Johnson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson scores with a nice right hand.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Johnson, as that shot connected.
Dhamma has his takedown stuffed
and Johnson counters with a nice low kick that buckles Dhamma's knee momentarily.
Dhamma shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

Johnson closes the distance and clinches.
Dhamma blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Dhamma's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Don Johnson is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Johnson paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Johnson bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Dhamma shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Johnson pinned against the cage. Johnson gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Dhamma gets cracked there but stands up to it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson cracks Dhamma with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Dhamma has a takedown stuffed.
Johnson looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

Johnson drives through with a takedown into guard.

Dhamma had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Johnson defends it easily.
Johnson is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Johnson forces his way into half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Dhamma on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Johnson is taking a breather. Dhamma says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Johnson wants to control but Dhamma is keeping him busy.
Johnson works his way into full mount!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dhamma manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Dhamma trying to hold on to Johnson's head to control him but Johnson postures up.
Dhamma is trying to get back to full guard.
Dhamma wants to control but Johnson is keeping busy.
Johnson is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.

Johnson decides to stand and escape the position.
Dhamma on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Yogi Dhamma has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Johnson drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

And that's the end of the fight!
Don Johnson comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Johnson 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 Shigeki Sano scores the fight 27:30
Judge Yukihiro Yamamoto scores the fight 27:30
Judge Taro Takaoka scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Don Johnson!

Don Johnson decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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FIGHT
RATING
65%

 

Event: Madness MMA 3: Deviance     
Date:   Dec 24, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Antonio Lobo and Don Johnson. Johnson has chosen Miami Vice Theme Song as his entrance music. The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

185 cm
29
196 lbs
22 - 12 - 0
186 cm
29
200 lbs
7 - 8 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Sin City Allstars

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Antonio Lobo!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Shirou Masuda, Yukihiro Shimada and Tatsuya Matsuyama.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lobo finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Lobo lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Lobo scores with a nice body kick.
Lobo tried to score with a low kick but Johnson checks it.
Good work by Johnson as he checks the leg kick.
Lobo attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Johnson 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.
Lobo thows a leg kick but Johnson checks it

and Johnson decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Lobo's guard.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Lobo keeps moving.
Lobo keeping full guard, as Johnson tries to pass.
Johnson is fighting to break Lobo's control of his arms but Lobo is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lobo keeping moving, preventing Johnson from controlling successfully.
Lobo working a defensive guard here.
Johnson trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Johnson keeps trying to improve his position.
Lobo 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.
Lobo is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Lobo pivots, looking for a leg kick but Johnson is out of range and Lobo settles back down.
Johnson let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Antonio Lobo seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Lobo throws a head kick that misses.
Antonio Lobo is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Lobo misses with a leg kick
letting Johnson counter with a right hand.
Johnson lands a jab to the nose.
Johnson moves out of range as Lobo strikes.
Johnson let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Johnson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Lobo. Lobo obviously looking to wear him down.
Nice body kick there by Lobo.
An inside leg kick from Lobo misses.
Johnson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Lobo thows a leg kick but Johnson checks it

and Johnson counters with a takedown into side control.
Johnson trying to control the position but Lobo is working away.
Lobo tries to buck Johnson off but Johnson is having none of it.
Lobo gives up the full mount - oops, sloppy defensive grappling there!
Lobo can't escape the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson wants to take Lobo's back here but Lobo is holding on to an arm, himself looking to escape.
Johnson tries to control but Lobo wriggling away.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Lobo is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Johnson looking to control but Lobo is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Johnson wants to take his opponent's back but he's not managed it.
Lobo is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Johnson controlling the position easily from mount.
Lobo prevents Johnson from taking his back.
Lobo has given up his back - I don’t know if this is a deliberate ploy to try and escape or if he is just struggling down there.
A lull in the action here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Johnson is working hard for the rear naked choke here.
Johnson struggling to keep hold of the position.
Lobo is being controlled on the ground here - he must escape this position otherwise surely the end is near.
Lobo wants to control his opponent's hands but Johnson gets his hands free.
Lobo turns into Johnson and is now in his guard.
Johnson keeping moving, preventing Lobo from controlling successfully.
Lobo is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Johnson seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.

Lobo content to sit in guard, stalling... Great. Oh but he could get punished here because Johnson has locked up a guillotine! Johnson's face is contorted as he sqeezes tight on the submission attempt - will he finish? Lobo is holding on here and Johnson must be using up a lot of energy. Lobo has gone limp! He's out! He's out cold! Johnson gets to his feet, tossing aside his stricken foe. Arms raised, he milks the applause from the crowd. Great submission!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Don Johnson!
During a confident post fight interview, Don Johnson thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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RATING
37%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Nov 30, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Calvin Duran and Don Johnson. Duran's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Seven devils - Florence. Johnson has chosen Miami Vice Theme Song as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

185 cm
43
193 lbs
19 - 10 - 0
186 cm
29
200 lbs
6 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Very quick
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Calvin Duran!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Josh West, Ryoma Takatsuka and Micheangelo Fripello.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
We've got one fighter who appears to only be looking to counter and the other not looking particularly aggressive either, so we could be in for a dull fight.
Johnson misses with an uppercut.
Johnson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Duran sees it coming and avoids it easily.

Johnson feints and as Duran raises his hands in defense, Johnson changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Johnson won't allow Duran to get back to his feet.
Duran being controlled here, momentarily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Duran is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Johnson stands and throws Duran's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Duran trying to remain calm as Johnson controls from the top position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Duran is trying to get back to his feet.

Johnson is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Duran has escaped the position, nice work there.
Johnson prevents Duran from escaping the position.
Johnson wants to control but Duran is keeping him busy.
Johnson advances nicely into full mount.
Johnson can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Duran is looking to escape.
Johnson controlling the pace for now.
Let's hope that Johnson 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.
Duran is not a happy chappy… he wants out of there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Duran is looking to escape.
Johnson with some aggressive grappling here, looking for the finish.
Duran is trying to stand.

Johnson has control of Duran's right arm, working for a kimura. It's a bit of a token attempt though and Duran regains control of the situation pretty easily.

Johnson looks like he's working for a submission but he's not found anything just yet.
Duran is trying to get back to his feet but can't.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Duran is controlling an arm, preventing Johnson from taking his back. Although keeping him in mount is no better to be honest.
Duran has given up his back. Will we see Johnson going for some submissions?
Johnson is riding his opponent, not letting Duran buck him off.
Duran trying to get back to his feet but Johnson is in full control for now.
So, who will make the next big move? In this position it could be crucial.

Duran fending off the submission attempt from Johnson.
Will Johnson go for the finish here or will he try and keep control of the position?

That's four minutes gone in the round.
What can Duran do to escape this position? He's going to have to figure it out pretty quick if he wants to stay in the fight!

Duran is displaying good submission defense - not really looking in danger of submitting to the rear naked choke at the moment. That could change in an instant of course if Johnson gets his way!
Johnson trying to control.

Duran is having to fend off submission attempts from Johnson, who is looking to sink in the choke. Johnson doesn't have the hooks in though and Duran manages to reverse position! He's now on top, in his opponent's guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

Duran decides he's had enough of playing guard and decides to stand. Come on Johnson, up you get!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Johnson looks to throw the jab but Duran is out of range.

Johnson darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Johnson is controlling the pace.

Johnson is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Duran has managed to free his arm - good work.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson works his way into side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Duran keeps working.
Duran wants to get back to his feet.
Duran stops Johnson from passing to mount.
Johnson trying to control the position but Duran is working away.
Johnson moving around in side mount but really he's just happy to control for now.
Duran wants to get back to his feet.

Johnson is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Duran knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Johnson prevents Duran from escaping the position.
Johnson wants to control for a moment but Duran uses the opportunity to move back to half guard.
Johnson has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

Johnson is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Duran sees it coming and defends easily.
Duran is trying to stand up here but Johnson is controlling him well.
Well, if Johnson is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Duran wants to get back to his feet.
Johnson wants to pass the guard but Duran is defending well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Johnson maintaining the dominant position here and is working for a kimura. He's locked it up! Duran could be in real trouble here! He's trying to wriggle out but Johnson has cracked it and Duran is screaming in pain - he's tapped out! Great finish by Johnson!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:25 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Don Johnson!
Don Johnson decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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RATING
28%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Oct 27, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Don Johnson and Maricue Russel. Johnson comes to the cage accompanied by Miami Vice Theme Song. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

186 cm
29
200 lbs
5 - 8 - 0
190 cm
38
200 lbs
19 - 14 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Don Johnson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Maricue Russel!
The judges for this bout are Paul Gruel, Josh West and Chris Saunders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Russel looks to land a right hand but Johnson moved out of range.
Johnson cracks Russel with an open hand slap.
Russel misses with a hook
and Russel takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Johnson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Russel throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Johnson.
Johnson is looking to counter the offense by Russel and move into the clinch.

Russel gets the takedown into side control.
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.
Johnson is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
We've been hearing good reports from Johnson's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Russel working away.
Johnson is trying to get back to half guard.
You can see the frustration on Johnson's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Johnson is looking for a sweep.
Johnson is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Russel off and has taken his back!
Will Johnson go for the finish here or will he try and keep control of the position?
Russel is very frustrated here, being controlled quite effectively by Johnson.

Johnson is working the back position looking for the choke. Oh, he's slid into an armbar! Beautiful transition and Russel taps out! Fantastic Jiu Jitsu from Johnson.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Don Johnson!
Our winner, Don Johnson, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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RATING
45%

 

Event: Kilo 15 Dekkers V Steroidi Jr     
Date:   Oct 10, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Don Johnson and Pops Maellard. Johnson's entrance music is Miami Vice Theme Song. A fine choice. Well, the cameraman is lingering on a pretty young lady for a bit too long there. Keep your eyes on the prize buddy or you'll miss the fighter intros!

186 cm
28
200 lbs
5 - 7 - 0
183 cm
30
188 lbs
12 - 8 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Don Johnson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are Josh West, Micheangelo Fripello and Roger Salmon.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Maellard throws a low kick but Johnson moves out of range easily.
Maellard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Johnson moves away.

Maellard rushes Johnson and presses him up against the cage.
Maellard scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Johnson blocks a body shot from Maellard.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Maellard working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Maellard has Johnson pressed against the cage.
Maellard lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The referee is keeping an eye on Maellard - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Maellard tries to work over Johnson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Maellard misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A left hand lands to the body for Maellard.
Johnson struggles to land a body shot inside as Maellard controls his hands.
Johnson lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
A right hand to the body from Maellard.
Johnson has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Maellard is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Maellard lands a right hand that snaps the head of Johnson backwards.
Maellard misses with a punch on the inside.
Maellard softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Johnson controls his hands.
Johnson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Maellard digs a right hand into Johnson's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Johnson's gas tank.
A short body shot lands from Maellard as the two fighters clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard tries to circle away but Johnson has him pinned against the cage.
Maellard lands a hook that snaps the head of Johnson backwards.
Maellard works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Johnson controls his hands.
Maellard tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch on the inside from Maellard fails to land.
Maellard makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Johnson blocks an uppercut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Maellard misses with a hook from the clinch.
Johnson prevents a body shot from Maellard.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Maellard is struggling to control the position.
Maellard lands a left hand.
Maellard blocking some punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard misses with a punch on the inside.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Maellard.
Maellard stalling the fight.
Maellard has a couple of punches blocked by Johnson.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Maellard wants to break the clinch but can't.
Johnson blocks an uppercut.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Maellard tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Maellard gets underhooks to prevent Johnson's takedown attempt.
Maellard is pushing Johnson up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard lands a body shot in the clinch.
Maellard has a couple of punches blocked by Johnson.
Maellard tries to work over Johnson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Johnson.
A short body shot lands from Maellard as the two fighters clinch.

Maellard breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Maellard throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Johnson drops down looking for a counter takedown but Maellard sprawls and moves away.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
Maellard thumps Johnson with a low kick.
Johnson slips under a jab.
Johnson feinted with a counter takedown.
Maellard misses with a wild body shot.
Johnson was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Maellard moves into range and clinches up with Johnson.
A body shot lands from Maellard.
Maellard is struggling to control the position.
Maellard lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Maellard throws a punch but it's blocked by Johnson.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard misses with the head strike.
Johnson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Johnson blocking some punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Come on Maellard - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Maellard tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Maellard has a couple of punches blocked by Johnson.
Maellard lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Johnson blocking some punches.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Maellard stalls.
Johnson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Maellard scores with a shot to the side of Johnson's head.
Maellard slowing the pace effectively.
Johnson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Johnson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard tries to work over Johnson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Maellard creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Maellard lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A head punch on the inside from Maellard fails to land.
Maellard blocking some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson misses with a punch on the inside.
Johnson lands an elbow inside that Maellard shrugs off.
Maellard misses with a punch on the inside.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Johnson controls the action.
Maellard throws a head punch that misses.

Johnson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Pops Maellard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Maellard lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
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!
Maellard throws a head kick but Johnson moves out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Johnson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Maellard scores with a leg kick.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses.
Johnson moves out of range as Maellard strikes.
Johnson appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Johnson looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Maellard throws a right hand that misses
letting Johnson counter with a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard takes a swing at Johnson's ribcage but misses.
A counter left hand to the body from Johnson misses its target.
Maellard stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Maellard wants it to stay on the feet.
Maellard tries a quick counter leg kick but Johnson is wise to it.
Maellard misses with a looping right.
Maellard lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Maellard.
Maellard throws a jab but it's blocked by Johnson.
Maellard looks to land a left hand but Johnson moved out of range nicely.
Maellard misses with a straight right.
Johnson appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
Maellard throws a leg kick
and Johnson counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Maellard connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Maellard jabs Johnson right on the nose. Johnson blinks but takes it well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson ducks under a wild hook from Maellard.
Johnson half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Pops Maellard seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Maellard scoring well with a low kick there.
Maellard throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Johnson blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Johnson scores with a hook.
Maellard throws a head kick but Johnson moves out of range.
Johnson drops down looking for a counter takedown but Maellard sprawls and moves away.
Maellard wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.

Maellard drives through and clinches with Johnson against the cage.
Johnson taking a breather.
Pops Maellard seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Johnson blocking some punches.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pops Maellard showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Maellard lands a jab to the nose.
Johnson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Johnson moves out of range as Maellard strikes.
Maellard goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
It looked like Johnson was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Maellard misses with a series of wild punches.
Maellard thows a leg kick but Johnson checks it

and Johnson counters with a nice double leg into guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard can't keep his opponent in guard - Johnson advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Johnson wants to control but Maellard is keeping him busy.
Johnson lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Johnson is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Johnson stops Maellard from getting back to his feet.
Johnson 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.
Maellard is not content to let Johnson control the position.
Johnson trying to mount his opponent but Maellard defends it.
Maellard is refusing to be controlled, as Johnson sits in half guard.
Maellard wants to improve his position but Johnson is controlling well.
Johnson trying to pass the guard but Maellard defending well.
Johnson looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Johnson 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.
Johnson is trying to control the action in half guard but Maellard is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

Johnson is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Maellard defends it well.
Johnson is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Maellard wants to get back to full guard.
Johnson wants to take a breather but Maellard is having none of it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Maellard tries to kick Johnson off but Johnson keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Johnson controlling the action here.

Maellard has managed to escape just enough to sneak back to his feet but Johnson is on him like a limpet, forcing Maellard back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Johnson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Maellard backwards.
Johnson blocking some punches.
Johnson keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Maellard's efforts to push away.

Johnson is working on a single leg takedown against the cage. Maellard can't fight it off and eventually Johnson manages to take the fight to the floor. Maellard looks annoyed but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Johnson looking to pass the guard.
Maellard looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Maellard keeps moving.
Johnson is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Maellard is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Maellard is keeping the position for now.
Maellard has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Maellard keeps moving.
Johnson engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Maellard is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Maellard seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Don Johnson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Pops Maellard is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

Johnson is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Maellard pulls his head out easily.

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 Don Johnson.
I think Maellard has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Josh West scores the fight 27:29
Judge Micheangelo Fripello scores the fight 27:29
Judge Roger Salmon scores the fight 27:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pops Maellard!

A victorious Pops Maellard thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
The defeated Don Johnson had this to say: 'It never happens this way when I'm on TV.'.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
41%

 

Event: Destiny 168: Killer vs. Puno 2     
Date:   Sep 03, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Don Johnson and Aidan Sumerod. Johnson comes into the arena with Miami Vice Theme Song blaring out of the sound system. Aidan Sumerod has the eye of the tiger tonight.

186 cm
28
200 lbs
5 - 6 - 0
180 cm
28
199 lbs
8 - 7 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Don Johnson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Aidan Sumerod!
The judges for this bout are Taro Takaoka, Yukihiro Yamamoto and Yasuomi Hirokawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Johnson tries to sprawl but Sumerod drives through with a takedown into half guard.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Sumerod lands a nice short elbow.
Johnson wants to control but Sumerod is keeping busy.
Johnson is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Johnson is working hard here to advance position.
Sumerod looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.

Sumerod is trying to work for a kimura but Johnson is defending well.
Johnson wants to control but Sumerod is keeping busy.
Sumerod trying to control from half guard but Johnson is working away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Johnson is defending against the submission attempts here by Sumerod.
Sumerod missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson is looking for a sweep. Sumerod is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Sumerod not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Sumerod thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Johnson tries to roll over but Sumerod keeps him under control.
Johnson is trying to maintain the position but Sumerod is very close to passing his half guard.

Sumerod is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Johnson avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Sumerod.
Johnson is looking for a sweep. Sumerod is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Sumerod is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Johnson has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Sumerod is working away from the top position though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Sumerod looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Sumerod missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Sumerod missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Johnson regains full guard. Nicely done.
Sumerod in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

Sumerod drops back looking for a leg! Johnson is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Johnson manages to kick Sumerod off! Sumerod jumps back into Johnson's guard.

Johnson looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Johnson manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Sumerod manages to get himself to full guard.


That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sumerod has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.

Sumerod is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Johnson defends well.
Johnson advances to half guard.
Sumerod is trying to stand up here but Johnson is controlling him well.
Sumerod tries to get to full guard but Johnson has control of the leg.
Johnson wants to control but Sumerod is keeping him busy.
Johnson not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Sumerod wants to get back to his feet.
Sumerod is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

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

Johnson wants to work for an arm triangle but Sumerod is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.

Johnson is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Sumerod has managed to free his arm - good work.
Sumerod is staying active underneath Johnson, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Sumerod is trying to control but can't.
Sumerod is staying active underneath Johnson, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

Johnson is working for a submission of some sort.

Johnson is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Johnson connects with a jab.

Sumerod forces Johnson back against the cage and clinches.
Johnson blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Johnson stalling in the clinch but Sumerod improves position.
Sumerod pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Johnson takes an elbow to the forehead.
Sumerod misses with an elbow over the top.
Johnson trying to land knees to the body.
Sumerod looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Sumerod tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Johnson's elbow.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sumerod lands a nice elbow.
With the fighters up against the cage, Sumerod throws an elbow but misses.
Sumerod tries to work over Johnson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Johnson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Sumerod keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Johnson.
Sumerod wants to counter with a clinch but Johnson pushes him away.
Johnson shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Sumerod pinned against the cage. Sumerod gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Sumerod has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson connects with a high kick.
Johnson throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Sumerod stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.

Sumerod feints and as Johnson raises his hands in defense, Sumerod changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Johnson controlling the position.
Sumerod won't allow Johnson to sweep him here.
Sumerod is in close to Johnson's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Johnson is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Sumerod missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Sumerod keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Johnson's head.
Sumerod throws a big elbow that misses.

Sumerod drops back, looking for a kneebar! Johnson looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. Johnson looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from Johnson!

Johnson is looking to take a break and control but Sumerod is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sumerod is looking to reverse the position.
Sumerod can't do much from the bottom here.
Sumerod tries to buck Johnson off but Johnson is having none of it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sumerod is not content to let Johnson control the position.
Sumerod wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!
Sumerod is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Sumerod can't do much from the bottom here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sumerod is not content to let Johnson control the position.
Johnson advances to full mount.
Johnson trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Sumerod can't escape the position.
Johnson looking to control but Sumerod is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Johnson tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Sumerod is looking to get to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson wants to take his opponent's back but Sumerod doesn't allow it.
Sumerod is wriggling around trying to escape.
Johnson can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Sumerod is looking to escape.
Johnson takes his opponent's back. Perhaps a chance to lock up a rear naked choke here.
Johnson wants to control but Sumerod is keeping busy.

Johnson working for a RNC but it's not happening just yet.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Sumerod wants to get back to his feet.
Sumerod staying busy and making it hard for Johnson to control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Don Johnson will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Sumerod walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Johnson lands the left hand.
Johnson is looking to land body kicks.

Sumerod has managed to clinch.
Sumerod creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Sumerod lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Sumerod is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Johnson is defending well for now.
Sumerod is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Johnson is leaning against Sumerod and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.

Johnson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Johnson lands with a straight right. Sumerod didn't see that one coming.
Johnson connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Sumerod's hands.

Sumerod moves into the clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Johnson blocks an elbow strike.
Johnson tries to break the clinch but Sumerod is controlling the position.
Sumerod pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Johnson dodges an elbow strike from Sumerod.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Johnson breaks the clinch.

Sumerod gets a clinch.

Johnson breaks from the clinch.

Sumerod gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
A head punch on the inside from Sumerod fails to land.
Sumerod blocks a body shot from Johnson.
Sumerod managing to block the knees to the body from Johnson.
Johnson avoiding damage as Sumerod throws knees to the body.
Johnson landing knees to the head.
Johnson wants to break free but Sumerod has control.
Sumerod throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Johnson blocks an elbow strike.
Sumerod lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Aidan Sumerod seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Sumerod misses with an elbow over the top.
Sumerod lands an elbow inside that Johnson shrugs off.
Sumerod throws an elbow that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson takes an elbow to the forehead.
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!
Sumerod lands a nice uppercut.
Sumerod throws an elbow but it misses.
Sumerod throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Sumerod trying to land knees to the body.
Sumerod tries to throw a body punch but Johnson avoids it by throwing Sumerod back against the cage.
Sumerod lands an elbow inside that Johnson shrugs off.
Sumerod throws an elbow that misses.
Sumerod comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Johnson lands with a left to the head.
Sumerod misses with an elbow strike.
Sumerod trying to land knees to the body.
Johnson is trying to push Sumerod away but Sumerod has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Sumerod.

Johnson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Sumerod looking to score a takedown here. Johnson is defending well but Sumerod drives through and ends up in Johnson's guard.
Johnson is trying to control the position but Sumerod postures up.
Johnson is controlling Sumerod's posture.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Sumerod accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Sumerod wants to pass the guard but Johnson is keeping the position.
Sumerod is looking to work some ground and pound but Johnson has wrist control.
Sumerod trying to control but Johnson is working from the bottom.

Sumerod is holding a leg here, probably looking for an ankle lock - he drops back and goes for it! Johnson is in trouble! Is it all over??? No! Johnson has escaped and now he's on top!

Sumerod looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson passes Sumerod's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Sumerod won't allow Johnson to pass to mount.
Johnson prevents Sumerod from standing back up.
Aidan Sumerod has got the better of the ground game so far.
Johnson tries to pass to full mount but Sumerod defends it.
Johnson is looking to take a break and control but Sumerod is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Sumerod gets back to full guard.

Sumerod is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Johnson defends well.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Sumerod keeps moving.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Taro Takaoka scores the fight 28:29
Judge Yukihiro Yamamoto scores the fight 28:29
Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Aidan Sumerod!

Don Johnson spoke after the fight, saying 'It never happens this way when I'm on TV.'.
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Event: Destiny 164:Fakiiri vs Marshal     
Date:   Aug 06, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Don Johnson and Yrjoe Velmu. Johnson kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Miami Vice Theme Song. Velmu has chosen Knight Rider Theme Song as his entrance music. Don Johnson is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

186 cm
28
200 lbs
5 - 5 - 0
192 cm
34
200 lbs
20 - 15 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Don Johnson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Yrjoe Velmu!
The judges for this bout are Yasuomi Hirokawa, Kenichi Hosakawa and Shigeki Fujiwara.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Velmu ducks under a wild hook from Johnson.
Johnson connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Velmu momentarily.
Johnson throws a combination that misses
and Velmu counters with an outside leg kick.
Velmu misses with an uppercut.
Johnson throwing a counter right hand but Velmu manages to avoid it.
Johnson lands a nice shot to the body.

Johnson gets tackled into the cage by Velmu. Velmu maintains the clinch.
Velmu throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Johnson blocks it with crossed arms.
Johnson lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Johnson is trying to break the clinch but Velmu has him pressed against the cage.
Velmu using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Johnson has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Johnson on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Johnson lands with a short shot to the head.
Johnson has had enough of the clinch but Velmu keeps him there for the moment.
Velmu looking to throw knees to the head but Johnson is blocking nicely.
Velmu missing with knees to the body.
Velmu working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Velmu told us before the fight that he's been working on his elbows. An under utilised technique these days - let's see if it can sway the outcome of the fight.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Velmu tries a knee to the head but he's missed.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Velmu with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Johnson lands a shoulder strike.
Velmu throws a knee to the head but misses.
Velmu lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Velmu using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Johnson has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Velmu throws a knee to the head but misses.
Johnson tries a body shot but Velmu blocks it.
Velmu tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Velmu throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Johnson blocks it with crossed arms.
Johnson works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Velmu throws a knee to the head but misses.
Velmu unloads a knee to the mid-section. Johnson lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Velmu unloads a knee to the mid-section. Johnson lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Velmu tries a knee to the head but he's missed.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Velmu tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Velmu scores with a knee to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Velmu tries to land a knee to the head but Johnson blocks with his arms.
Velmu misses with a knee to the head.
Velmu tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Johnson avoids it.
Johnson cracks Velmu with a nice body shot.
Johnson lands a right hand that snaps the head of Velmu backwards.
Velmu tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Johnson has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Velmu is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Velmu misses with a knee strike.
Johnson changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Velmu fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Velmu takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Johnson seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Johnson throws a jab when Velmu was well out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Johnson cracks Velmu with a good jab.
Johnson throws a body shot but no joy.
It seemed like Velmu was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Johnson lands a really nice looking cross but Velmu seems unphased.
Johnson throws a hook to the side of Velmu's head but Velmu sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Despite the aggression on Velmu's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Velmu ducks under a wild hook from Johnson.
Velmu throws the kick towards the body but Johnson avoids it.
Velmu uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Johnson.
Velmu scores with a head kick. Johnson tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Johnson.

Johnson has Velmu up against the cage in a clinch.
Johnson is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Don Johnson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Velmu throws a knee to the head but misses.
Johnson blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Velmu scores with a knee to the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Johnson takes a knee to the side of the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson wants a takedown but no success here.
Johnson avoiding damage as Velmu throws knees to the body.
Velmu tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Velmu misses with a knee strike.
Johnson wants to stall.
Velmu using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.

Johnson's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Velmu fails to land with a series of punches.
Johnson lands a jab.
A jab from Velmu misses.
Johnson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Johnson scores with a jab to the head.
Johnson fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Velmu has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Velmu takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Velmu misses with a looping left.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Yrjoe Velmu will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Johnson blocks a head kick by Velmu.
Johnson is looking to counter punch.
Velmu takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Velmu fails to land with a series of punches.
Velmu connects with a looping right hand.
Yrjoe Velmu is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Johnson throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Velmu sprawls well. Velmu wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Johnson gets slowly back to his feet.
Johnson takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Velmu lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Johnson scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Johnson lands a slapping 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!
Johnson defending well as Velmu loads up on a big left hand.
Johnson connects with a good right hand that stumbles Velmu. Velmu circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Johnson lands a right hook to the body.
A head kick misses from Velmu.

Johnson throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Velmu tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Johnson is in Velmu's guard.
Velmu has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Velmu wants to stand but Johnson is controlling the position.
Johnson passes into half guard.
Johnson is keen to just control but Velmu is a slippery customer.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Velmu wants to get back to his feet.
Velmu is not content to let Johnson control the position.
Velmu is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Johnson is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Johnson is pressing down on Velmu's thigh, looking to free his foot. Velmu is holding on for now.

Velmu kicks Johnson off and gets back to his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Johnson forces Velmu back against the cage and clinches.
Velmu blocks a body shot from Johnson.
Velmu tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Velmu misses with a knee strike.
Johnson can't break the clinch.
Johnson is looking to break free of the clinch but Velmu has double underhooks.
Johnson can't find room to land a body shot as Velmu controls the action.
Velmu misses with a knee strike.
Johnson has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Velmu avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
Velmu misses with a knee strike.
Johnson is trying to break the clinch but Velmu has him pressed against the cage.
Johnson lands with a short shot to the head.
Velmu using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Johnson has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Velmu gets underhooks to prevent Johnson's takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Don Johnson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Velmu scores with a shot to the side of Johnson's head.
Yrjoe Velmu seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Velmu scores with a knee to the head.
Velmu tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Velmu working Johnson over with knees to the body.
Johnson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Velmu tries a knee to the head but Johnson blocks it.
Johnson lands a nice uppercut.
Johnson has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Velmu after a bit of a struggle.

Johnson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Johnson staying out of range there.
Velmu throws a head kick that Johnson semi-blocks.
Velmu ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Velmu gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Johnson.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Johnson will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Johnson fails to land with a series of punches.
Johnson avoids the head kick by Velmu.
Johnson looks for a takedown but Velmu sprawls well.

Johnson drives through with a takedown into guard.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Velmu keeps moving.
Johnson is looking to pass into half guard but Velmu pushes him away with his feet and jumps on top - now Velmu is in guard.

Velmu has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Johnson is proving hard to escape from.
Johnson tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Johnson is working hard here to advance position.
Johnson trying to keep a closed guard but Velmu is proving a slippery customer.
Velmu wants to get up but he can't break Johnson's closed guard. He needs to be careful trying to break the legs open, as he's open to submissions here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Yrjoe Velmu will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Velmu comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Johnson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Good exchange - Johnson coming out on top.
Velmu pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Don Johnson is winning the standup battle so far.
Johnson has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Johnson tries to score a power double leg takedown but Velmu sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Johnson somewhat.
Johnson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Johnson avoids the head kick by Velmu.
Don Johnson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Velmu misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Velmu throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Velmu uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Johnson.
Velmu has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Johnson throws a looping overhand right but Velmu ducks down to avoid it.
Velmu ducks under a wild hook from Johnson.
Johnson avoids the head kick by Velmu.
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!
Johnson misses with a head kick.
Nice defenses there by Johnson.
Velmu avoids a punch combination nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Velmu displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Johnson throws out the jab.
Velmu throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Velmu cracks Johnson with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Velmu lands a leg kick that knocks Johnson off balance momentarily.
Johnson misses the shot to the body.
Johnson throws out a loose jab but Velmu uses good head movement to avoid it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Velmu! But no joy.
Johnson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Johnson cracks Velmu with a right hand to the side of the head.
Johnson lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Velmu circles away quickly and effectively.
Johnson looks to land a left hand but Velmu moved out of range nicely.
Velmu throws a leg kick but Johnson checks it.
Johnson misses the jab.
Velmu misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Velmu throws a head kick that misses.
Johnson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Velmu.
Nice straight punches there by Johnson. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Johnson.
Velmu avoids the body shot from Johnson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson lands an overhand right.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Velmu throws a good cross that connects.
Velmu misses with a head kick.
Velmu pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Johnson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Johnson missing with a left hand there. Velmu was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Velmu sprawls well. Velmu wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Johnson gets slowly back to his feet.
Velmu checks a low kick from Johnson.
Velmu cracks the inside of Johnson's front leg.
Velmu slips under a jab from Johnson.
Johnson gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Some wild striking there from Johnson.
Velmu blocks a jab.

Johnson bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
Velmu tries to escape but Johnson is in control.
Yrjoe Velmu is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson working away.
Johnson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Velmu keeps working.
Velmu is pushing Johnson's head away, looking to escape. Johnson manages to hold on to the position though.
Johnson trying to control the position but Velmu is working away.
Velmu is looking to regain half guard here but Johnson keeps moving and retains side control.

Johnson tries for a kimura but Velmu is defending well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Velmu is looking to reverse the position.

Johnson tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Velmu is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Johnson off and has taken his back!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson just trying to survive but Velmu is wriggling into a better position, looking to finish.
Johnson is really stuck here.

What's going on here? Velmu has decided to give up on the ground game despite having his opponent's back!

Velmu rushes Johnson and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Velmu with a knee to the head.

It looks like Don Johnson has been cut.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Johnson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Johnson takes a knee right on the jaw!
Velmu putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Johnson in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Velmu lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Velmu lands a good knee to the midsection. Johnson won't want to take too many of those.
Don Johnson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Velmu using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Johnson has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight 27:30
Judge Kenichi Hosakawa scores the fight 27:30
Judge Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Yrjoe Velmu!

Yrjoe Velmu bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
In defeat, Don Johnson stepped up to the mic, saying 'It never happens this way when I'm on TV.'.
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FIGHT
RATING
68%

 

Event: Ascension 351     
Date:   May 25, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Arkady Balagan and Don Johnson. Johnson is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Miami Vice Theme Song. Arkady Balagan has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

182 cm
30
195 lbs
14 - 10 - 1
186 cm
27
204 lbs
5 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Arkady Balagan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Yves DeLean, Steve Smith and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Johnson throws an off balance right hand

and Balagan counters with a shoot takedown. Johnson fights it but they end up in guard.
Balagan working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Balagan with a flurry of punches that miss.
Balagan with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Johnson controlling Balagan's posture.
Johnson utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Johnson is pulling down on Balagan's head. It's preventing any offense from Balagan, at least for the moment.
Balagan stopping the sweep attempt from Johnson.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Balagan throwing strikes from guard but Johnson blocks nicely.
Balagan works over Johnson with some ground and pound from guard.
Johnson wants to sweep but no luck.
Johnson working a defensive guard here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Balagan trying to control the position from guard on top but Johnson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Balagan postures up in Johnson's guard and throws a big left but Johnson blocks it.
Balagan trying to control the position from guard on top but Johnson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Johnson tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Johnson has his hands on Balagan's head, controlling the position.
Johnson trying to keep a closed guard but Balagan is proving a slippery customer.
Balagan postures up in Johnson's guard and throws a big left but Johnson blocks it.
Balagan postures up in Johnson's guard and throws a big left but Johnson blocks it.
Balagan connects with a couple of short punches.
Balagan content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Balagan lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Balagan with a flurry of punches that miss.
Johnson tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Johnson controls Balagan momentarily but Balagan frees himself.
Balagan trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Johnson lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Johnson looking to pass the guard.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Balagan keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Balagan wants to sweep but no luck.
Balagan is pulling down on Johnson's head to control his posture.
Johnson trying to control but Balagan is working from the bottom.
Johnson passes Balagan's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Balagan holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Johnson looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.

Johnson is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Balagan sees it coming and defends easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Balagan is trying to maintain the position but Johnson is very close to passing his half guard.
Johnson tries to pass to full mount but Balagan defends it.
Balagan is looking to control Johnson's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Balagan avoid being mounted?
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Johnson trying to control the action but Balagan is working from the bottom.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Balagan ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Balagan.
Balagan throwing strikes but Johnson manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Johnson is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Balagan is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.

Johnson goes for an armbar here - this could be all over! But no, Balagan has escaped beautifully and is now on top in side control! Oh, that's unlucky for Johnson but great work by Balagan.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Arkady Balagan dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!



Johnson decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.
Balagan is pressing down on Johnson's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Johnson with a nice head shot there.
Johnson tries to free his leg and advance position but Balagan is retaining full guard.
Johnson sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Johnson looking to sit in guard and control but Balagan gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Johnson is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson looking to control.
Balagan working some strikes from top position.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Johnson is on top in guard.

Johnson advances to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Balagan is doing well to control the position and prevent Johnson from advancing to side control.
Balagan moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Johnson looking to pass the guard.
Arkady Balagan overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Balagan is pulling down on Johnson's head. It's preventing any offense from Johnson, at least for the moment.
Johnson wants to pass the guard but Balagan is keeping the position.
Balagan keeping moving, preventing Johnson from controlling successfully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Balagan can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Johnson controls the pace.
Johnson looking to pass the guard.
Johnson is still trying to improve position.
Johnson keeps trying to improve his position.
Balagan is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Balagan throwing strikes off his back to little effect.
Balagan keeping full guard, as Johnson tries to pass.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Johnson works Balagan's body with a nice hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Balagan slips a straight right by Johnson.
Balagan tries to counter with a takedown but Johnson is quick to defend against it.

Balagan looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
Johnson looking to hit a scissor sweep but Balagan is one step ahead there.
Balagan is looking to work some ground and pound but Johnson has wrist control.
Balagan working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Johnson's head.
Balagan connects with a couple of short punches.
Balagan keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Johnson's head.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Johnson is on top in guard.

Balagan keeping moving, preventing Johnson from controlling successfully.
Balagan working a defensive guard here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Balagan keeps moving.
Johnson is looking to advance position but Balagan has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!

Johnson regains half guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Balagan is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Johnson blocking the ground and pound attempt from Balagan.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Johnson wants to control but Balagan is keeping busy.
Balagan throwing shots but Johnson is blocking nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Arkady Balagan will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Balagan uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Johnson.
Johnson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Johnson throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.

Balagan gets the takedown into side control.
Johnson parries the strikes from Balagan easily there. Balagan is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Johnson to escape.

Balagan swings around for an armbar but Johnson sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Balagan's guard.
Johnson tries to free his leg and advance position but Balagan is retaining full guard.
Johnson is looking to pass into half guard but Balagan pushes him away with his feet and jumps on top - now Balagan is in guard.

We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Balagan drops back looking for a leg! Johnson is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Johnson manages to kick Balagan off! Balagan jumps back into Johnson's guard.
Balagan is looking to work some ground and pound but Johnson has wrist control.
Johnson is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Johnson is trying to keep Balagan in close.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Balagan preventing the sweep.
Balagan is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Balagan stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Johnson swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Balagan throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Johnson works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Balagan trying to control the position from guard on top but Johnson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Johnson avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Johnson has control of Balagan's left arm, preventing Balagan from doing any damage.
Johnson trying to keep a closed guard but Balagan is proving a slippery customer.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Johnson controlling Balagan's posture.
Balagan throws a big elbow that misses.
Johnson wants to sweep here but Balagan controlling him for the moment.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Johnson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Balagan moves out of range as Johnson strikes.
It looked like Balagan was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Johnson.

Balagan drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Johnson keeping moving, preventing Balagan from controlling successfully.
Balagan keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Johnson's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Balagan postures up and lands a big shot to Johnson's brow.
Balagan trying to control the position from guard on top but Johnson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Balagan throws a big elbow that misses.
Johnson working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Balagan.
Johnson pulls Balagan in close to his closed guard and prevents Balagan from doing any damage or advancing position.
Balagan trying to control the position from guard on top but Johnson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Balagan keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Johnson's head.
Balagan throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Balagan stands and throws Johnson's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Balagan throws an elbow but Johnson slips to the side and avoids it well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Balagan scores with punches from side control.
Johnson avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Balagan.
Balagan connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Johnson some visible discomfort.
Arkady Balagan is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
The strikes coming from Balagan are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Balagan working the ground and pound but Johnson is defending the strikes.
Balagan landing a few strikes.

Balagan working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Johnson manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Don Johnson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Johnson trying to control the action but Balagan is working from the bottom.

And that's the end of the fight!
Arkady Balagan showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Balagan, 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 Yves DeLean scores the fight 30:27
Judge Steve Smith scores the fight 30:27
Judge Robert Douchet scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Arkady Balagan!

A victorious Arkady Balagan thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
In defeat, Don Johnson stepped up to the mic, saying 'It never happens this way when I'm on TV.'.
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
39%

 

Event: Ascension 346     
Date:   Apr 23, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Don Johnson and Dick Stern. Johnson kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Miami Vice Theme Song. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

186 cm
26
203 lbs
4 - 4 - 0
180 cm
28
196 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Decent elbows
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Sun-Tzu



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Don Johnson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Dick Stern!
The judges for this bout are Alyssa Summers, Anthony Taglia and Russell Pearce.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Stern tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Stern misses with a low kick.
Stern throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Johnson takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Stern lands a nice leg kick that just misses Johnson's sensitive parts.

Johnson shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Stern's guard.
Johnson is in a tricky position. We've heard reports from his gym mates at World Combat Sports Academy that he's been drilling escapes, so let's see if he can get back to his feet.
Johnson trying to control the position from guard on top but Stern is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Johnson stays in close to Stern's body and controls the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Johnson looking to pass the guard.

Johnson thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson preventing the sweep.
Johnson slips nicely into half guard.
Johnson looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson wants to control but Stern is keeping him busy.
Johnson content to control rather than advance.
Johnson looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Johnson working to pass to mount. He's got his hand pressing down on Stern's thigh. Stern counters though and makes it back to full guard.
Johnson trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Stern is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Johnson tries to free his leg and advance position but Stern is retaining full guard.
Stern has control of Johnson's left arm, preventing Johnson from doing any damage.
Johnson won't allow Stern to sweep him here.
Johnson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Stern is keeping the position for now.
Johnson trying to control but Stern is working from the bottom.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Johnson misses with a hook to the body
and Stern makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Stern tries to clinch but Johnson is having none of it.
Johnson fails to land the takedown.
Stern avoids the body shot from Johnson.
Dick Stern is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Johnson lands with a nice body punch.
Don Johnson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stern takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Johnson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Johnson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Stern tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Johnson is able to avoid easily.
Stern uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Johnson.
Stern works the jab nicely.
Stern avoids the body shot from Johnson.
Johnson throws a looping overhand right but Stern ducks down to avoid it.
Stern dodges the punch combination from Johnson.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Johnson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Stern throws a big shot that misses.
Johnson throws a poor cross that misses
and Stern cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Johnson lands with a kick to the ribs.
Stern defending well as Johnson loads up on a big left hand.
Stern connects with an inside leg kick.
Johnson misses with a shot to the body
enabling Stern 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!
Johnson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Stern.
Johnson checks the leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Johnson misses.

Stern gets caught flat footed, as Johnson shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Johnson showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Stern is pulling down on Johnson's head to control his posture.
Johnson forces his way into half guard.
Stern is trying to maintain the position but Johnson is very close to passing his half guard.
Johnson wants to control but Stern is keeping him busy.
Johnson is controlling the pace.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Johnson scores with a shot to the body.
The fighters circling - Johnson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Stern avoids the body shot from Johnson.
Johnson walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Stern lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Stern has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Stern there as he acknowledges the shot.
Johnson slips under a jab from Stern.
Johnson misses with a left hand
and Stern cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Stern fails with an attempt to clinch.
Johnson swings for the body but Stern moves out of range.
Stern slips a jab from Johnson.
Johnson shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Stern defends it nicely.
Stern throws a quick inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson throws a right and a left that Stern avoids nicely.
Johnson misses with a shot to the body
letting Stern counter with a right hand.
Johnson digs a good hook to Stern's body.
Johnson lands a head shot.
Stern avoids the body shot from Johnson.

Johnson clinches.

Johnson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Johnson throws a series of punches but Stern avoids them all with ease.
Johnson misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Johnson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Johnson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Stern can do to turn this around?
A shot to the body from Johnson misses
letting Stern counter with a right hand.
Johnson looks to score with a jab to the body but Stern is just out of range.
Stern connects with a nice looking jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Johnson throws a lazy uppercut
and Stern counters with a nice body shot.
A good leg kick by Stern.
Johnson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stern misses with a head kick.
Johnson tries to score a power double leg takedown but Stern sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Johnson somewhat.
Stern fails in his attempt to clinch.
Stern walks into a straight right hand from Johnson.
Johnson looks for a takedown but Stern sprawls well.
Stern flicks out a counter leg kick but Johnson steps away.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Don Johnson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Stern tries to land a leg kick but Johnson saw it coming and moves away.
Johnson scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Johnson misses with a wild body shot.
Johnson misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Stern fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Johnson tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Stern misses with a head kick.
Johnson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson missing with a left hand there. Stern was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Jab, jab by Johnson - just one landing.

Johnson looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Stern!
Johnson has knee on belly and moves into mount.
Stern tries to hold on but Johnson postures up.
Johnson mounts Stern! Really nice guard pass there!
Stern is squirming around, avoiding Johnson's attempts to control the action.
Johnson tries to take Stern's back but instead Stern uses the opportunity to regain half guard.
Johnson is keen to just control but Stern is a slippery customer.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson content to control rather than advance.

Johnson is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Stern is staying active underneath Johnson, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Johnson trying to control the pace.
Stern is looking to improve his position.
Stern keeps trying to improve his position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Don Johnson will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Stern jabs Johnson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Johnson throws a body shot but no joy.
Johnson rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Stern moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Stern doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Dick Stern seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Danga de danga de dang - Stern scores with a four punch combination!
Johnson shoots in for a takedown but Stern shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Johnson loads up on a big right hand but Stern slips the punch.
Johnson throws an off balance right hand
and Stern counters with a slapping leg kick.
Johnson throws a nice looking combination but Stern bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Johnson throws a jab when Stern was well out of range.
Johnson throws a combination. Stern tries to block but a couple of punches get through.

Stern gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Johnson tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Stern.

It looks like Don Johnson has been cut.
Johnson is looking to take this one to the mat.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Don Johnson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Stern can't find room to land a body shot as Johnson controls the action.
Johnson is looking to break free of the clinch but Stern has double underhooks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson is trying to pull guard but Stern turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Stern lands an elbow inside that Johnson shrugs off.
Johnson takes an elbow to the forehead.
Stern lands an elbow that stopped Johnson in his tracks for a moment.
Johnson is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Stern pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Stern doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Stern throws an elbow that misses.
Stern lands a nice elbow.
Stern throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Johnson tries to pull guard but Stern forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Stern stalling in the clinch.
Stern misses with an elbow strike.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stern misses with the head strike.
Stern pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Stern throws an elbow but it misses.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Stern.
A short uppercut from Stern.
Johnson has had enough of the clinch but Stern keeps him there for the moment.
Stern lands with a short shot to the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Stern prevents a takedown attempt there.
Johnson tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Stern just stands there and leans against the cage.
Stern tries to work over Johnson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Johnson blocks an elbow strike.
Johnson tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Stern smiles and moves away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson throws a jab when Stern was well out of range.
Johnson throws the left hand but Stern avoids the punch easily.
Johnson avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
As Stern tries to get set, Johnson tries to push him back and clinch up but Stern manages to avoid the attempt.
Stern uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Johnson.
Stern appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Johnson misses with a looping left.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Stern as he avoids it easily.
Stern on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Stern connects with a solid leg kick.
Dick Stern has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Johnson misses with a right hand
and Stern makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Stern throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Johnson's head.
Johnson drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

Johnson is rocked!
Johnson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Stern.
Stern blocks a jab.
Stern clobbers Johnson with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Oh Johnson is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Stern fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Johnson changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Stern looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Johnson seems to have got his legs back now.
Stern sneaks back into half guard.
Don Johnson is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stern is doing well to control the position and prevent Johnson from advancing to side control.

Johnson is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Johnson is trying to control the action in half guard but Stern is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Johnson tries to pass to full mount but Stern defends it.
Johnson wants to control but Stern is keeping him busy.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dick Stern comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Johnson 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 Alyssa Summers scores the fight 29:29
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight 29:28
Judge Russell Pearce scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Don Johnson!

A relieved looking Don 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.
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FIGHT
RATING
54%

 

Event: EPL 8.10     
Date:   Mar 16, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Don Johnson and Johan Axelsson. Johnson's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Miami Vice Theme Song. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

186 cm
26
198 lbs
3 - 4 - 0
183 cm
34
194 lbs
24 - 12 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Decent elbows
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Don Johnson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Johan Axelsson!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, Alyssa Summers and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Johnson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Johnson looks to score with a jab to the body but Axelsson is just out of range.
Axelsson bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Johnson's head.
Johnson punishes Axelsson's body with a nice straight punch.
Axelsson throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Johnson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Axelsson looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Johnson throws a big shot that misses.
Axelsson looks to score with a jab to the body but Johnson is just out of range.
Don Johnson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Axelsson throws a looping overhand right but Johnson ducks down to avoid it.
Johnson drops down looking for a counter takedown but Axelsson sprawls and moves away.
Johnson misses the shot to the body.
Axelsson paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Axelsson on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Johnson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
A slow jab from Johnson misses its intended target.
Axelsson tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Johnson scores with a body shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Axelsson slips a jab and a cross from Johnson.
Johnson misses with a looping right.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Axelsson.

Johnson decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.

Axelsson is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Johnson pulls his head out easily.
Axelsson is trying to maintain the position but Johnson is very close to passing his half guard.
Axelsson is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Johnson is looking to advance position but Axelsson won't allow it.
Johnson is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Axelsson tries to hold on but Johnson pushes him away.
Axelsson can't escape the position.
Axelsson is squirming around, avoiding Johnson's attempts to control the action.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson looking to control and managing it successfully.
Johnson pushing the pace here, looking to move to his opponents back and work for a finish.
Johnson controlling his opponent.
Johnson tries to control but Axelsson wriggling away.
Axelsson keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Axelsson is still trying to improve position.
Johnson sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Axelsson tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Johnson is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Axelsson is surviving well by controlling Johnson's body position as best he can.
Johnson sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Axelsson is squirming around, avoiding Johnson's attempts to control the action.
Axelsson wants to control but Johnson is having none of it.
Axelsson keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Johnson tries to control but Axelsson wriggling away.
Johnson controlling the pace for now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson trying to control but Axelsson is having none of it.
Axelsson wants to hold on but Johnson pushes him away.
Axelsson is working to get back to half guard.
Johnson is looking to work his way around to Axelsson's back. He needs to be careful though, as he's in danger of losing this dominant position.
Johnson is trying to control here but Axelsson has managed to regain half guard.

Axelsson actively working from the bottom here.
Johnson seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Axelsson does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Johnson slows the pace down in half guard.
Johnson passes to full mount!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Johnson punishes Axelsson's body with a nice straight punch.
Johnson throws a poor cross that misses

and Axelsson decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Johnson's guard.
Johnson is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Johnson controlling the position.
Axelsson stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Johnson swivels though and keeps the full guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Axelsson throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Johnson works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson trying to keep a closed guard but Axelsson is proving a slippery customer.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Axelsson preventing the sweep.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.

Johnson changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Axelsson looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Axelsson gives up the full mount - oops, sloppy defensive grappling there!
Axelsson is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Axelsson manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Johnson is trying to control. Axelsson wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Axelsson works his way to full guard. Good work.
Johnson won't allow Axelsson to sweep him here.
Johnson looking to pass the guard.
Axelsson is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson looking to pass the guard.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Axelsson keeps moving.

Axelsson working for a triangle but Johnson defends it easily.
Johnson pushes down on Axelsson's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Axelsson is trying to get back to full guard.
Axelsson keeps trying to improve his position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Axelsson trying to hold on to Johnson's head to control him but Johnson postures up.
Johnson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Axelsson can do to turn this around?

Johnson seems to be working for a kimura but Axelsson defends the submission attempt.

Axelsson is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Johnson pulls his head out easily.
Johnson sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Don Johnson overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Axelsson trying to hold on to Johnson's head to control him but Johnson postures up.
Johnson trying to pass the guard but Axelsson defending well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Axelsson is trying to maintain the position but Johnson is very close to passing his half guard.
Axelsson holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
The fighters are battling for position here. Axelsson manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Johnson sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Johnson trying to control the position from guard on top but Axelsson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Johnson fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Axelsson is out of range.

Axelsson tries to sprawl but Johnson drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Axelsson regains full guard. Nicely done.
Johnson trying to control but Axelsson is working from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Don Johnson 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!


Johnson throws a combination. Axelsson tries to block but a couple of punches get through.

Axelsson gets caught napping as Johnson dives in and scores a takedown. Axelsson manages to retain guard.

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

Axelsson has his foot on Johnson's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Johnson works his way back into a safe position though.
Johnson trying to control the position from guard on top but Axelsson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Axelsson trying to control the position.
Johnson looking to pass the guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Axelsson trying to keep a closed guard but Johnson is proving a slippery customer.
Johnson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Axelsson is keeping the position for now.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Axelsson is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Axelsson trying to keep a closed guard but Johnson is proving a slippery customer.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Axelsson keeps moving.
Johnson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Axelsson is keeping the position for now.
Axelsson has Johnson pulled in close to control his posture.

Axelsson is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Johnson looking to pass the guard.
Johnson is working hard here to advance position.
Johan Axelsson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Axelsson keeping moving, preventing Johnson from controlling successfully.

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

Johnson closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Johnson lands in his opponent's guard.
Johnson trying to control the position from guard on top but Axelsson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Johnson looking to sit in guard and control but Axelsson gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Johnson wants to control but Axelsson passes easily into half guard.
Johnson tries to get to full guard but Axelsson has control of the leg.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson regains full guard. Nicely done.
Axelsson trying to control but Johnson is working from the bottom.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Axelsson accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Axelsson lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Johnson is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.


Axelsson looking for submissions off his back.
Johnson content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Don Johnson is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson wants to pass to mount but Axelsson is defending the position.
Johnson looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Johnson wants to pass the guard but Axelsson is defending well.
Axelsson is refusing to be controlled, as Johnson sits in half guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Johnson stalling.
Johnson tries to pass to full mount but Axelsson defends it.

And that's the end of the fight!
Don Johnson showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Johnson 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 Anthony Taglia scores the fight 30:27
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 30:27
Judge Columbo Gatti scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Don Johnson!

During a confident post fight interview, Don Johnson thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: APEX FIVE     
Date:   Feb 06, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Don Johnson and David McFadden. Johnson comes to the cage accompanied by Miami Vice Theme Song. McFadden has chosen Sevendust - Enemy as his entrance music. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

186 cm
25
198 lbs
2 - 4 - 0
187 cm
24
198 lbs
1 - 5 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Decent elbows
Insanely flexible
BJJ Purple Belt
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Victory! Sports Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Don Johnson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, David McFadden!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Don Winkell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Johnson closes the distance and clinches up with McFadden, looking for a takedown. Johnson pushes McFadden against the cage but McFadden circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
McFadden steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Johnson.
McFadden pulls out of a head kick attempt.
McFadden uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Johnson.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
McFadden can't find room to land a body shot as Johnson controls the action.
Johnson is looking to break free of the clinch but McFadden has double underhooks.
We've been hearing reports that Johnson has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
McFadden is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Johnson is defending well for now.
McFadden is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Johnson is defending well for now.
Johnson tries to pull guard but McFadden forces him back to his feet, against the cage.

Johnson pulls guard successfully.
Johnson wants to sweep but no luck.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson seems keen to control McFadden's posture.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McFadden wants to stand but Johnson is controlling his posture from full guard.
Johnson pulls McFadden in close to prevent any damage.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.

Johnson is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in McFadden's half guard.
Johnson sitting and controlling from the half guard.
McFadden wants to get back to his feet.
Johnson wants to pass the guard but McFadden is defending well.
Johnson with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down McFadden for as long as he can get away with.
McFadden looks like he's trying to stand up.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
McFadden cracks the inside of Johnson's front leg.
Johnson cracks McFadden with a good jab.
Johnson misses with a wild combination.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
David McFadden is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Johnson circles away from the clinch attempt.
Johnson dips to his left and cracks McFadden with an uppercut!
Johnson lands a nice hook to McFadden's body. McFadden takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Johnson cracks McFadden with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
McFadden on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Johnson tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but McFadden defends well and Johnson ends up having to push McFadden into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Don Johnson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Johnson throws a leg kick but McFadden sees it coming and checks it nicely.
McFadden slaps away a takedown attempt from Johnson, before circling back to the center of the mat.
McFadden tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Johnson thuds a left hand into McFadden's body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
McFadden loads up on a big right hand but Johnson slips the punch.
Johnson throws the left hand but McFadden avoids the punch easily.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
McFadden tries to clinch but Johnson moves out of range.
McFadden takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Johnson takes a kick to the side of the head.
McFadden throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Johnson keeps the fight on the outside.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


McFadden avoids the body shot from Johnson.
Johnson throws a poor cross that misses
and McFadden counters with an outside leg kick.
David McFadden is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
McFadden wants to clinch up but Johnson keeps it at a distance.
McFadden wants to clinch.
Johnson appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Johnson checks the leg kick.
McFadden tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
McFadden moves in looking to clinch but Johnson pushes him off.
Don Johnson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McFadden tries to close the distance and clinch but Johnson swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
McFadden fails with an attempt to clinch.
Johnson avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Johnson lands a nice shot to the body.
Johnson avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson misses with a hook. McFadden ducked under it nicely.

Johnson scores with a takedown into McFadden's guard.

McFadden has butterfly guard. He's looking to stand up here. He pushes Johnson off him and springs to his feet nicely. The crowd applauds.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
McFadden doesn't manage to clinch there - Johnson circles away.
McFadden closes the distance but Johnson moves to the side
and Johnson counters with a nice body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson looks to land a combination but McFadden avoids it well.

Johnson shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Johnson stops McFadden from standing up.
McFadden being controlled here, momentarily.
Johnson trying to control but McFadden is working from the bottom.
Johnson controls from within his opponent's guard.
McFadden wants to get back to his feet but Johnson is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
McFadden being controlled here, momentarily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson won't allow McFadden to get back to his feet.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Johnson connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
McFadden doesn't manage to clinch there - Johnson circles away.
McFadden punishes Johnson's body with a nice straight punch.
Johnson throws a jab when McFadden was well out of range.
McFadden takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
McFadden tries to clinch there but Johnson circles away.
Johnson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that McFadden can do to turn this around?
McFadden slips a jab and a cross from Johnson.
McFadden replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Johnson blocks it well.
McFadden tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Johnson paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Johnson throws a head kick but McFadden moves out of range.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from McFadden - that will leave a mark!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McFadden takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Johnson. McFadden shrugs it off though.
Johnson pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Johnson is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

McFadden clinches up with Johnson and pushes him back against the cage.
McFadden tries to throw a body punch but Johnson avoids it by throwing McFadden back against the cage.
McFadden tries to land knees in the clinch but Johnson avoids the damage to the body.
Johnson takes a knee to the side of the body.
McFadden throws a knee to the head but misses.
Johnson is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables McFadden to keep the fight standing.
McFadden misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Johnson.
McFadden tries to work over Johnson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Johnson blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
McFadden tries to land knees in the clinch but Johnson avoids the damage to the body.
Johnson on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Johnson jumps guard but McFadden stands there with Johnson around his waist. Johnson gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson tries to pull guard but McFadden holds him up against the cage and eventually Johnson drops back down to his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Don Johnson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Johnson wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
McFadden tries to land knees in the clinch but Johnson avoids the damage to the body.
Johnson jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as McFadden walks away with a smile on his face. Johnson gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
McFadden moves in looking to clinch but Johnson pushes him off.
Johnson tries to clinch but McFadden is having none of it.
McFadden uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Johnson.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Johnson fails with the takedown.
McFadden scores with a kick to the midsection.
Johnson jabs McFadden to the body, keeping him at a distance.
McFadden throws a series of strikes that have Johnson backpedaling.
McFadden is looking to clinch but Johnson is avoiding it.
Johnson rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and McFadden counters with a body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


McFadden displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Johnson throws out the jab.
McFadden throws a head kick but Johnson moves out of range.
McFadden ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
McFadden wants to counter with a clinch but Johnson pushes him away.
Johnson misses with a wild body shot.
Johnson scores with a body shot.
Johnson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Jab by Johnson.

Johnson closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Johnson lands in his opponent's guard.
Johnson trying to control but McFadden is working from the bottom.
Johnson controls from within his opponent's guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson looking to pass the guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McFadden wants to stand up but Johnson is controlling him.
Johnson controls from within his opponent's guard.
Johnson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. McFadden is keeping the position for now.
Johnson is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.

Johnson is holding a leg here, probably looking for an ankle lock - he drops back and goes for it! McFadden is in trouble! Is it all over??? No! McFadden has escaped and now he's on top!

Johnson not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
McFadden wants to stand but Johnson has a closed guard, so he can't escape.

McFadden decides he's had enough of playing guard and decides to stand. Come on Johnson, up you get!
Some wild striking there from Johnson.
McFadden wants to counter with a clinch but Johnson pushes him away.

Johnson scores with a takedown into McFadden's guard.
Johnson not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Johnson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. McFadden is keeping the position for now.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson trying to control but McFadden is working from the bottom.
McFadden wants to get back to his feet but Johnson is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
Johnson stays in close to McFadden's body and controls the position.
Johnson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. McFadden is keeping the position for now.
Johnson is stalling in the full guard.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
McFadden cracks Johnson with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Johnson slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Johnson needs to keep his hands up - McFadden had a free shot at his head there.
Don Johnson is winning the standup battle so far.
McFadden keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
McFadden ducks under a wild hook from Johnson.
Johnson swings for the body but McFadden moves out of range.

Johnson decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.
Johnson stalling.

Johnson is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, McFadden has managed to free his arm - good work.
McFadden wants to get back to his feet.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Johnson seems to be working for a kimura but McFadden defends the submission attempt.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Don Johnson!

Don Johnson decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
In defeat, David McFadden stepped up to the mic, saying 'Guid gear comes in sma’ bulk! I´ll train harder and come back '.
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Event: TWGC 9 (205lbs, D2): Finals - Round 3     
Date:   Dec 20, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Din Yaj and Don Johnson. Johnson has chosen Miami Vice Theme Song as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!




189 cm
24 yrs
195 lbs



186 cm
25 yrs
205 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 4 wins and 0 losses; Din Yaj! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Montreal, with a TWGC record of 4 wins and 0 losses; Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Sam Margolis and James Atkins.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Yaj moves into the clinch successfully.
Johnson is pressed up against the cage. Yaj has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Johnson down to the mat. Johnson avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.

Johnson clinches.

Johnson gets a trip takedown into half guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Yaj (0) vs (2) Johnson
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Johnson is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Johnson trying to control the action but Yaj is working from the bottom.
Johnson seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yaj is trying to maintain the position but Johnson is very close to passing his half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yaj is looking for a sweep. Johnson is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Johnson is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard.
Johnson engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Yaj looking to hit a scissor sweep but Johnson is one step ahead there.
Johnson trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Johnson stopping the sweep attempt from Yaj.
Yaj is working hard here to advance position.
Yaj being controlled here, momentarily.
Yaj pulls Johnson in close to his closed guard and prevents Johnson from doing any damage or advancing position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yaj keeping moving, preventing Johnson from controlling successfully.
Yaj has control of Johnson's left arm, preventing Johnson from doing any damage.
Johnson 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.
Johnson tries to free his leg and advance position but Yaj is retaining full guard.
Johnson is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Yaj keeping moving, preventing Johnson from controlling successfully.
Yaj looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yaj is trying to keep Johnson in close.
Yaj 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.
Yaj looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Johnson's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Yaj keeps moving.
Yaj manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Johnson manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Yaj (2) vs (2) Johnson
Yaj slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Johnson looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Yaj (2) vs (4) Johnson
Johnson frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Score +3 for passing guard: Yaj (2) vs (7) Johnson
Yaj is desperately trying to improve his position but Johnson has a good base and remains in mount.
Johnson wants to control the pace but Yaj is squirming around nicely.
Johnson controlling from mount.
Johnson's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
Yaj tries to reverse the position but Johnson maintains control.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Johnson takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Yaj is squirming around, avoiding Johnson's attempts to control the action.
Johnson takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Yaj is looking to improve his position but Johnson isn't that keen on the idea.
Johnson looking to control but Yaj is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Yaj is trying to escape the mount.
Johnson wants to control the action but instead Yaj gets a body lock and reverses into Johnson's guard! Nice work!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Yaj (4) vs (7) Johnson
Yaj tries to free his leg and advance position but Johnson is retaining full guard.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Yaj controls from within his opponent's guard.
Johnson keeping moving, preventing Yaj from controlling successfully.
Yaj tries to free his leg and advance position but Johnson is retaining full guard.
Yaj controlling from the top position.
Yaj trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Yaj stopping the sweep attempt from Johnson.
Johnson keeping moving, preventing Yaj from controlling successfully.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Johnson controlling Yaj's posture.
Johnson not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Yaj wants to pass the guard but Johnson is keeping the position.
Yaj engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Johnson looking to control.
Yaj is stalling in the full guard.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Johnson tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Yaj wants to pass the guard but Johnson is keeping the position.
Yaj trying to control the position from guard on top but Johnson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Yaj preventing the sweep.
Johnson can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Yaj controls the pace.
Johnson controlling Yaj's posture.
Johnson is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Yaj controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Johnson trying to control the position.
Yaj sitting in guard here, content to control.
Yaj passes Johnson's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Yaj prevents Johnson from improving his position.
Yaj wants to pass the guard but Johnson is defending well.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Yaj prevents Johnson from improving his position.
Yaj tries to pass the half guard into mount. Johnson knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Johnson is looking to improve his position.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Yaj works his foot free and advances to mount.
Score +3 for passing guard: Yaj (7) vs (7) Johnson
Yaj wants to control the pace but Johnson is squirming around nicely.
Yaj takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Johnson is trying to escape the mount.
Yaj controlling his opponent.
Yaj fails to take his opponent's back.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Yaj looking to control but Johnson is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Yaj is really struggling to control Johnson but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Johnson can't escape the position.
Yaj tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Johnson is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Yaj wants to control the pace but Johnson is squirming around nicely.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Yaj fails to move to back control.
Johnson is working to get back to half guard.
Yaj can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Johnson is looking to escape.
Johnson keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Yaj trying to control but Johnson is having none of it.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Johnson is looking to get to half guard.
Yaj is looking to work his way around to Johnson's back. He needs to be careful though, as he's in danger of losing this dominant position.
Johnson wants to control but Yaj is having none of it.
Yaj controlling his opponent.
Yaj tries to control but Johnson wriggling away.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Johnson is working to get back to half guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
As we have tied on points and both fighters attempted the same number of subs, we will decide the bout based on the toss of a coin! Yaj is heads and Johnson is tails.
The coin is in the air and it lands... tails!
Johnson wins on points by 8 to 7.
Don Johnson is the new light heavyweight champion!
A less than humble Don Johnson misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.

 

Event: TWGC 9 (205lbs, D2): Finals - Round 2     
Date:   Dec 19, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Don Johnson and Synyx Dall. Johnson's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Miami Vice Theme Song. Dall is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: In Scarlet Storm. Don Johnson is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.




186 cm
25 yrs
204 lbs



180 cm
21 yrs
180 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Montreal, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 0 losses; Don Johnson! And in the blue corner, fighting out of New York, with a TWGC record of 4 wins and 2 losses; Synyx Dall!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Donald Grub and Paul Tew.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Johnson instigates a clinch.

Dall gets a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Johnson (0) vs (2) Dall
Dall is trying to control. Johnson wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Johnson holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
Johnson manages to get to full guard.
Johnson seems keen to control Dall's posture.
Dall slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Score +3 for passing guard: Johnson (0) vs (5) Dall
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Dall thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Dall wants to control but Johnson is keeping him busy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson wants to control but Dall postures up.
Dall tries to move to mount but Johnson blocks the move with his legs.
Johnson tries to bench press Dall off him but Dall keeps the position.

Dall wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Johnson, who protects the arm well.
Johnson wants to control but Dall postures up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Dall wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.

Dall tries for a kimura but Johnson is defending well.
Johnson is looking to regain half guard here but Dall keeps moving and retains side control.
Johnson struggling a bit here.
Johnson is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Dall off and has taken his back!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Johnson (4) vs (5) Dall
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Johnson controls the action.
Johnson tries to keep control of the position but Dall is staying busy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dall trying to control but not successfully.
A bit of a pause in the action here. Johnson controlling the positon.

Dall defending nicely against the rear naked choke attempt.
Johnson is looking cool and calm here, just waiting for a good opportunity to attack and finish the fight from this dominant position.

Johnson looking for the choke but no joy.
Dall manages to reverse the position and now he's in Johnson's guard. Nice work there by Dall.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Johnson (4) vs (7) Dall

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson wants to sweep but no luck.
Dall wants to control from the top but Johnson keeps moving.

Johnson looking for a guillotine here but Dall defends easily.
Dall trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Dall trying to control the position from guard on top but Johnson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Dall trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Dall preventing the sweep.
Johnson managing to control the position.
Dall trying to control the position from guard on top but Johnson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Dall advances position into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Johnson (4) vs (10) Dall

That's six minutes gone in the round.

Dall looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Johnson is looking to regain half guard here but Dall keeps moving and retains side control.
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Johnson tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Johnson manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Dall trying to control from half guard but Johnson is working away.
Dall wants to pass the guard but Johnson is defending well.
Dall is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Johnson (4) vs (13) Dall

Dall working for a submission but Johnson is keeping him at bay.
Dall fails to advance to Johnson's back.
Johnson can't escape the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Dall avoids the attempt from Johnson to control.
Dall fails to advance to Johnson's back.
Dall trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Johnson wants to control but Dall is having none of it.
Dall looking to control but Johnson is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Johnson regains half guard.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Johnson trying to control from the bottom.
Dall prevents Johnson from improving his position.
Johnson gets back to full guard.
Johnson bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Dall's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Johnson (6) vs (13) Dall

Dall is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Johnson is aware though and is defending well.
Johnson sitting in guard here, content to control.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Dall keeping full guard, as Johnson tries to pass.
Dall controls Johnson momentarily but Johnson frees himself.
Dall keeping moving, preventing Johnson from controlling successfully.
Dall is trying to control the position but Johnson postures up.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Dall has his foot on Johnson's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Johnson works his way back into a safe position though.
Johnson is stalling in the full guard.
Johnson seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Dall for as long as he can get away with.
Johnson trying to control but Dall is working from the bottom.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Johnson advances position into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Johnson (9) vs (13) Dall
Johnson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Dall keeps working.

Johnson is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Dall knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Johnson is staying tight to Dall's torso, preventing him from escaping.
Johnson works to advance to full mount. Dall defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.
Score +2 for reaching mount: Johnson (11) vs (13) Dall

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Dall keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Johnson controlling from the full mount.
Dall is squirming around, avoiding Johnson's attempts to control the action.
Johnson looking to control and managing it successfully.
Johnson mounts Dall! Really nice guard pass there!
Johnson pushing the pace here, looking to move to his opponents back and work for a finish.
Johnson is working hard here to advance position.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Johnson controlling from the full mount.
Dall felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
Johnson tries to control but Dall wriggling away.
Johnson controlling the pace for now.
Johnson takes his opponent's back. Perhaps a chance to lock up a rear naked choke here.
Score +3 for taking back: Johnson (14) vs (13) Dall
Dall is being controlled on the ground here - he must escape this position otherwise surely the end is near.
Dall just trying to survive but Johnson is wriggling into a better position, looking to finish.
Johnson controlling the position well here. Dall rolled but Johnson kept the hooks locked in and stayed in the dominant position.
Dall is keeping busy.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Dall is in a world of trouble here. He's outmatched on the ground here and he'd better get Johnson off his back sharpish unless he wants to be submitted.
Dall is very frustrated here, being controlled quite effectively by Johnson.
Johnson is not going to allow Dall to sit and survive in this position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Dall is keeping busy.
Good control from Johnson.

And that's the end of the fight!
Johnson takes the fight on points by 14 to 13.
Don Johnson 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: TWGC 9 (205lbs, D2): Finals - Round 1     
Date:   Dec 18, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Don Johnson and Pete Wentz. Johnson's entrance music is Miami Vice Theme Song. A fine choice. Wentz comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Dance, Dance kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Man, I cannot wait for this one!




186 cm
25 yrs
203 lbs



175 cm
45 yrs
197 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Montreal, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 0 losses; Don Johnson! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 14 wins and 4 losses; Pete Wentz!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Phil Schofield and Steven Brown.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Johnson wants to clinch up but Wentz keeps it at a distance.

Johnson moves into range and clinches up with Wentz.
Wentz has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Johnson after a bit of a struggle.
Wentz wants a takedown but no success here.
Wentz wants to take the fight to the mat but Johnson manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Don Johnson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Pete Wentz.

Johnson gets the body lock takedown. After a quick scramble, Wentz regains guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Johnson (2) vs (0) Wentz

Wentz working for a triangle but Johnson defends it easily.
Johnson showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Wentz working a defensive guard here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Wentz is keeping the position for now.
Johnson trying to control but Wentz is working from the bottom.
Johnson passes Wentz's right leg, so he's now in half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wentz wants to get back to full guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Johnson tries to pass the half guard into mount. Wentz knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Johnson performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Wentz trying to control from the bottom.
Still in half guard, Johnson seems content to control.

Johnson is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Wentz wants to improve his position but Johnson is controlling well.
Johnson trying to control the pace.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Wentz tries to get to full guard but Johnson has control of the leg.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson is controlling the pace.
Wentz wants to improve his position but Johnson is controlling well.
Wentz preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.
Johnson seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Johnson looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Johnson seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Wentz does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Wentz actively working from the bottom here.

Wentz actively working from the bottom here.
Johnson stalling.
Wentz tries to roll over but Johnson keeps him under control.
Wentz moves into full guard.

Wentz is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Johnson is aware though and is defending well.
Johnson is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Wentz is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Wentz swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Wentz keeps moving.
Johnson works a leg free and moves into half guard.

Wentz actively working from the bottom here.
Johnson looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.

Wentz is defending against the submission attempts here by Johnson.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Wentz is looking to improve his position.
Johnson trying to control the pace.
Wentz is trying to maintain the position but Johnson is very close to passing his half guard.
Wentz is pressing down on Johnson's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Johnson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Wentz is keeping the position for now.
Wentz keeping moving, preventing Johnson from controlling successfully.
Johnson sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Wentz's guard.
Wentz wants to get back to full guard.
Wentz wants to control but Johnson is keeping busy and won't allow it.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Well, if Johnson is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.

Wentz looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Johnson keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Johnson has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Johnson is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Johnson (5) vs (0) Wentz
Johnson controlling his opponent.
Wentz wants to control but Johnson is having none of it.
Johnson controlling the pace for now.
Johnson wants to control the pace but Wentz is squirming around nicely.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Wentz wants to hold on but Johnson pushes him away.
Wentz is wriggling around trying to escape.
Johnson looking to control and managing it successfully.
Johnson seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Wentz for as long as he can get away with.
Johnson is looking to work his way around to Wentz's back. He needs to be careful though, as he's in danger of losing this dominant position.
Wentz is trying to escape the mount.
Johnson wants to control the pace but Wentz is squirming around nicely.
Johnson looking to control and managing it successfully.
Wentz is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Johnson tries to control but Wentz wriggling away.
Johnson controlling from mount.
Wentz is desperately trying to get back to half guard.

Johnson looking to secure an arm triangle but Wentz defends it well.
Johnson can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Wentz is looking to escape.
Johnson looking to control and managing it successfully.
Johnson trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Johnson will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Wentz really trying hard to get back to half guard here.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Wentz is squirming around, avoiding Johnson's attempts to control the action.
Johnson sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Johnson wants to take his opponent's back but he's not managed it.
Johnson controlling the pace for now.
Wentz is squirming around, avoiding Johnson's attempts to control the action.
Wentz is working to get back to half guard.
Johnson moves to take his opponent's back.
Score +3 for taking back: Johnson (8) vs (0) Wentz

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Wentz tries to escape but Johnson has the hooks in and won't let him break free.

Johnson looking for the choke from the back.
Wentz looking very determined here, making life difficult for Johnson.
Johnson is looking cool and calm here, just waiting for a good opportunity to attack and finish the fight from this dominant position.
Johnson is hanging on to Wentz's back as he tries to escape.
Wentz is keeping busy.
Johnson controls the position.
Wentz can't escape the position.

Wentz is staying cool under pressure, defending well against the rear naked choke attempt from his opponent.
Johnson is controlling his opponent, waiting for an opportunity to finish.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Johnson controlling well, preventing Wentz from escaping the position.
Johnson controls the position.

Johnson is working hard for the rear naked choke here.
Johnson doesn't have the hooks in and Wentz manages to turn into his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Johnson (8) vs (2) Wentz
Wentz won't allow Johnson to sweep him here.
Wentz sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Johnson pulls Wentz in close to prevent any damage.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Johnson looking for a sweep. Not yet Johnson, not yet.
Johnson has control of Wentz's left arm, preventing Wentz from doing any damage.
Wentz trying to control but Johnson is working from the bottom.
Johnson is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Wentz engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.

Wentz is posturing up here but Johnson has hold of an arm and he's gone for an armbar! Wentz tries to roll out but it's too tight and Wentz has to tap! Slick submission there by Johnson!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 13:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Don Johnson!
Don Johnson 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: TWGC 9 (205lbs, D2): Sydney Qualifier - Round 2     
Date:   Dec 10, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Riad Radyan and Don Johnson. Johnson is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Miami Vice Theme Song. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.




187 cm
36 yrs
211 lbs



186 cm
25 yrs
199 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 1 losses; Riad Radyan! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Montreal, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 0 losses; Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Skip Squint, Francis DeMontford and Ben Hemmingworth.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Radyan dives in and grabs Johnson's left leg, looking for a takedown. Johnson pushes down on Radyan's head and hops out.
Johnson is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.

Johnson clinches with his opponent.

Johnson tightens his grip and picks Radyan up, before dumping him to the ground. Radyan manages to land in guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Radyan (0) vs (2) Johnson
Johnson stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Radyan swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Johnson forces his way into half guard.
Johnson sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Johnson has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Score +3 for passing guard: Radyan (0) vs (5) Johnson
Johnson looking to control and managing it successfully.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
Johnson takes his opponent's back. Perhaps a chance to lock up a rear naked choke here.
Score +3 for taking back: Radyan (0) vs (8) Johnson

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson avoiding Radyan 's attempts to control his hands.

Radyan defends a rear naked choke attempt by controlling one of Johnson's arms.

Johnson has his hand under the chin of his opponent looking for the choke. He's nearly got it! This one could be all over! But no, Radyan has freed his hand and lives to survive another… well, another couple of seconds at least!
Radyan looks to control his opponent's hands but he's not mananging it at the moment.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Johnson slows the pace down here. Having a little breather whilst he's in a dominant position, looking to rest and regain some energy, ready to go for the finish.
Radyan rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Johnson wants to work for an arm triangle but Radyan is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Johnson in particular looking to stall.
Radyan is controlling Johnson's trapped leg to prevent Johnson from advancing to side control.
Johnson controlling the action here.

Johnson seems to be working for a kimura but Radyan defends the submission attempt.
Johnson controlling the pace.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Radyan is in trouble now - Johnson has advanced to mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Radyan (0) vs (11) Johnson
Johnson controlling from mount.
It looks like Johnson might be adopting somewhat of a lay and pray gameplan here, which I'm sure won't go down too well with the paying fans in attendance... Or the ring announcers come to think of it.
Johnson fails to take his opponent's back.
Radyan is trying desperately to improve position.
Johnson controlling his opponent.
Radyan is in all sorts of trouble here.
Johnson looking to control and managing it successfully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Johnson has hold of Radyan's left arm, perhaps looking for a submission. The two fighters tussle over control of the isolated limb and Radyan manages to get his arm back to his side and away from danger.
Johnson controlling from the full mount.
Radyan is looking to get to half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Johnson sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Radyan tries to lock up and control but Johnson gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Johnson controlling from mount.
Radyan is looking to get to half guard.
Radyan stops Johnson from taking his back. Still, being mounted isn't any better.
Radyan is trying desperately to improve position.

Johnson has hold of Radyan's left arm, perhaps looking for a submission. The two fighters tussle over control of the isolated limb and Radyan manages to get his arm back to his side and away from danger.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Radyan is in all sorts of trouble here.
Johnson looking to control and managing it successfully.
Johnson fails to advance to Radyan's back.
Johnson controlling the position easily from mount.
Radyan tries to hold on but Johnson postures up.
Johnson wants to control the pace but Radyan is squirming around nicely.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Radyan tries to reverse the position but Johnson maintains control.
Johnson content just to control the position here.
Johnson avoids the attempt from Radyan to control.
Johnson takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
We've been informed that Johnson has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.

Johnson has control of Radyan's right arm, working for a kimura. It's a bit of a token attempt though and Radyan regains control of the situation pretty easily.
Radyan is desperately trying to improve his position but Johnson has a good base and remains in mount.
Johnson tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
More stalling from Johnson.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Let's hope that Johnson 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.
Radyan is controlling an arm, preventing Johnson from taking his back. Although keeping him in mount is no better to be honest.
Johnson tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Johnson can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Radyan is looking to escape.
Radyan sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.

Radyan looking for submissions off his back.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.

Radyan looking for submissions off his back.
Radyan won't allow Johnson to pass to mount.
Johnson performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Johnson is looking to advance position but Radyan won't allow it.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.

Radyan looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

Johnson is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Johnson is taking a breather. Radyan says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Radyan wants to control but Johnson is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Radyan is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Johnson tries to pass the half guard into mount. Radyan knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Johnson in particular looking to stall.
Johnson with more of the same as he continues to hold on.
Johnson wants to pass to mount but Radyan is defending the position.
Johnson slows the pace down in half guard.
Johnson passes to full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Radyan (0) vs (14) Johnson

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Johnson controlling the position easily from mount.
Radyan wants to hold on but Johnson pushes him away.
Johnson tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Johnson is continuing to stall.
Johnson trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Radyan is looking to improve his position but Johnson isn't that keen on the idea.
Radyan is working hard here to advance position.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Johnson controlling from the full mount.
Radyan is wriggling around trying to escape.
Johnson looking to control and managing it successfully.
Radyan can't escape the position.
Johnson controlling the position easily from mount.
Johnson moves to back control.
Score +3 for taking back: Radyan (0) vs (17) Johnson

Radyan defending nicely against the rear naked choke attempt.
Radyan just trying to survive but Johnson is wriggling into a better position, looking to finish.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Johnson is controlling his opponent, waiting for an opportunity to finish.
Radyan wants to control his opponent's hands but Johnson gets his hands free.
Radyan wants to escape the position.

Johnson patiently working for the choke. Which fighter will keep their nerve here?

Johnson has his opponent's back and is working for the choke.
Radyan is being controlled on the ground here - he must escape this position otherwise surely the end is near.
Radyan breaks Johnson's hooks off and manages to turn into his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Radyan (2) vs (17) Johnson
Johnson pulls Radyan in close to his closed guard and prevents Radyan from doing any damage or advancing position.
Johnson is trying to control the position but Radyan postures up.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Johnson pulls Radyan in to control the position.
Radyan pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Johnson is keeping the position for now.
Johnson pulls Radyan in close to prevent any damage.
Johnson is trying to control the position but Radyan postures up.

Radyan drops back looking for a heel hook - he quickly realises he's not going to get it but Johnson manages to dive on top of him before he can escape and now Radyan has Johnson in his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Radyan (2) vs (19) Johnson

Johnson got a little sloppy there for a moment and Radyan has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Johnson has managed to get both his arms back between Radyan's legs - danger averted.
Johnson slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Johnson wants to pass the guard but Radyan is keeping the position.

Radyan had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Johnson defends it easily.

Radyan throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

Radyan escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Johnson gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Johnson's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Johnson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Radyan is keeping the position for now.

And that's the end of the fight!
Johnson wins on points by 19 to 2.
After the fight, Don Johnson 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: TWGC 9 (205lbs, D2): Sydney Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Dec 09, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Rock Gracie and Don Johnson. Johnson has chosen Miami Vice Theme Song as his entrance music. I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!




190 cm
26 yrs
225 lbs



186 cm
25 yrs
198 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 2 losses; Rock Gracie ! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Montreal, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Winston Howard, John Mangel and Steve Erwin.


Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?

Johnson moves into the clinch.
Johnson changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Gracie fights it off and pushes away nicely.

Gracie tries to keep at a distance but Johnson has taken the fight into the clinch.
Johnson prevents the takedown attempt.
Johnson prevents the takedown attempt.
Johnson has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Gracie is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.

Johnson pulls guard successfully.
Gracie trying to control the position from guard on top but Johnson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Johnson is trying to control the position but Gracie postures up.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
We've been hearing good reports from Gracie 's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Johnson has his hands on Gracie 's head, controlling the position.
Gracie content to stall in guard here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gracie seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Johnson for as long as he can get away with.
Johnson looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Gracie stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Johnson swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Johnson looking to hit a scissor sweep but Gracie is one step ahead there.
Johnson pulls Gracie in close to his closed guard and prevents Gracie from doing any damage or advancing position.
Johnson lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gracie (0) vs (2) Johnson

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson slips nicely into half guard.
Johnson is looking to take a break and control but Gracie is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Johnson wants to pass the guard but Gracie is defending well.

Gracie looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Gracie is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Johnson's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Johnson's back!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Gracie (4) vs (2) Johnson
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Johnson wants to escape the position.
Johnson has the hand control, trying to stop the rear naked choke.
Johnson tries to roll but Gracie sticks to his back.
Johnson told us pre-fight that he has been working on his escapes in training. Let's see if he can call on some of his new skills to get back to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gracie has the hooks sunk in and you can see the will to fight slowly draining out of Johnson's body.

Gracie looking for the RNC.
Gracie controlling well, preventing Johnson from escaping the position.

Gracie working for a choke but Johnson is defending well.
Johnson trying to control the position but Gracie manages to sink in the hooks.
Johnson is in bad spot here.
Gracie doesn't have the hooks in and Johnson manages to turn into his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gracie (4) vs (4) Johnson
Johnson trying to control but Gracie is working from the bottom.
Johnson looking to pass the guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson trying to control but Gracie is working from the bottom.
Gracie is trying to control the position but Johnson postures up.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Gracie keeps moving.

Johnson drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Johnson jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.

Gracie is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Johnson looking to pass the guard.
Gracie keeping moving, preventing Johnson from controlling successfully.
Johnson passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Score +3 for passing guard: Gracie (4) vs (7) Johnson

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Gracie gets back to half guard.
Johnson wants to pass to mount but Gracie is defending the position.
Johnson seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Johnson is looking to stall here but Gracie recovers full guard.
Johnson tries to free his leg and advance position but Gracie is retaining full guard.
Johnson sitting in guard here, content to control.
Johnson trying to control the position from guard on top but Gracie is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Johnson is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Johnson trying to control but Gracie is working from the bottom.
Johnson controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

Gracie has his foot on Johnson's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Johnson works his way back into a safe position though.
Johnson passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Score +3 for passing guard: Gracie (4) vs (10) Johnson

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Johnson wants to control but Gracie is keeping him busy.
Gracie stops Johnson from passing to mount.

Johnson is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Gracie knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Johnson is looking to take a break and control but Gracie is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Johnson controls the position.
Johnson tries to move to mount but Gracie blocks the move with his legs.
Gracie gives up the full mount - oops, sloppy defensive grappling there!
Score +2 for reaching mount: Gracie (4) vs (12) Johnson
Gracie is squirming around, avoiding Johnson's attempts to control the action.
Gracie has worked his way to half guard, taking advantage of Johnson's lack of action.
Johnson is trying to control. Gracie wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Johnson moves into full mount! Gracie won't be happy about that!
Score +3 for passing guard: Gracie (4) vs (15) Johnson
Johnson content just to control the position here.
Johnson tries to control but Gracie wriggling away.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Johnson controlling the pace for now.
Johnson moves to back control.
Score +3 for taking back: Gracie (4) vs (18) Johnson

Gracie defends a prolonged rear naked choke attempt and turns nicely into his opponent's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gracie (6) vs (18) Johnson
Johnson is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Gracie preventing the sweep.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Johnson seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Johnson is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Johnson looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Johnson is trying to keep Gracie in close.
Johnson manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Gracie manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gracie (6) vs (20) Johnson
Johnson trying to control the position from guard on top but Gracie is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Johnson pushing down on Gracie 's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Gracie tries to get to full guard but Johnson has control of the leg.
Johnson tries to pass to full mount but Gracie defends it.
Johnson wants to control but Gracie is keeping him busy.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Gracie is looking for a sweep. Johnson is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Gracie is refusing to be controlled, as Johnson sits in half guard.
Johnson tries to pass the half guard into mount. Gracie knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Johnson is still trying to improve position.
Johnson is taking a breather. Gracie says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Gracie has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Johnson is working away from the top position though.
Johnson is stalling here. Gracie is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Johnson seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Gracie has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Gracie (10) vs (20) Johnson

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Johnson is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Gracie passes into side control, despite Johnson's attempt to control the position.
Score +3 for passing guard: Gracie (13) vs (20) Johnson
Gracie trying to control the position but Johnson is working away.
Johnson tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Gracie wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Johnson wants to control but Gracie postures up.
Johnson manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gracie (13) vs (22) Johnson
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Johnson in particular looking to stall.
Johnson looks winded!
Johnson prevents Gracie from improving his position.
Gracie wants to control but Johnson is keeping busy and won't allow it.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Johnson wants to pass to mount but Gracie is defending the position.
Johnson trying to control the action but Gracie is working from the bottom.
Johnson tries to pass the half guard into mount. Gracie knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Gracie tries to get to full guard but Johnson has control of the leg.
Gracie trying to control but Johnson postures up.
Gracie is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
Johnson trying to control from Gracie 's half guard. Gracie has other ideas though and has regained full guard.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Johnson is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Johnson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Gracie is keeping the position for now.
Johnson trying to control but Gracie is working from the bottom.
Johnson stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Gracie swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Gracie looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Johnson passes Gracie 's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Still in half guard, Johnson seems content to control.
Johnson tries to pass to full mount but Gracie defends it.

And that's the end of the fight!
Johnson wins on points by 22 to 13.
Don Johnson 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: AD316: Danga de Danga dang     
Date:   Nov 10, 2015

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Caccane Berzevaco and Don Johnson. Berzevaco's entrance music is Hanna Ekola - Villihevosia. A fine choice. Johnson has chosen Miami Vice Theme Song as his entrance music. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

188 cm
33
192 lbs
18 - 12 - 0
186 cm
24
197 lbs
2 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Great elbows
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Good elbows
Good gas tank

Milwaukee's Best 160 (80% laundry)

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Caccane Berzevaco!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Yves DeLean, Steve Smith and Trevor Gratis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Johnson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Berzevaco sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Berzevaco gets cracked there but stands up to it.

It looks like Caccane Berzevaco has been cut.
Berzevaco misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Berzevaco throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A jab from Johnson misses.
Johnson throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Berzevaco's waist but Berzevaco gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Johnson off to one side.

Berzevaco takes the fight into the clinch.
Berzevaco creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Johnson avoids the elbow strike from Berzevaco, against the cage.
Berzevaco creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Berzevaco lands an elbow inside that Johnson shrugs off.
Berzevaco trying to control the position but instead, Johnson has worked for underhooks and has pushed Berzevaco into the cage.
Berzevaco will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Johnson up against the cage.
Berzevaco misses with an elbow strike.
Johnson softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Johnson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Johnson blocks an elbow strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson takes an elbow to the forehead.
Berzevaco gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Johnson.
Berzevaco gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Berzevaco lands a damaging elbow.
Johnson avoids the elbow strike from Berzevaco, against the cage.
Berzevaco throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Johnson blocks an elbow strike from Berzevaco.
Berzevaco pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Berzevaco misses with an elbow over the top.
Johnson is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Berzevaco is defending well.
Caccane Berzevaco has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Don Johnson.
Berzevaco throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Johnson avoids the elbow strike from Berzevaco, against the cage.
Berzevaco throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Johnson takes an elbow to the forehead.
Berzevaco throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Berzevaco throws an elbow that misses.
Berzevaco misses with an elbow over the top.

Johnson has picked Berzevaco up - he's going for a ride! Johnson dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.

Berzevaco kicks Johnson off and gets back to his feet.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Johnson has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Berzevaco fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Berzevaco avoids a punch combination nicely.
Berzevaco tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Johnson manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Berzevaco misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Berzevaco sets himself, and Johnson steps forward looking for the clinch! Berzevaco avoids it this time.
Berzevaco circles away from the clinch attempt.
Nice takedown defense from Berzevaco. No joy for Johnson on that attempt.
Berzevaco stuffs the takedown attempt from Johnson. Johnson gets slowly back to his feet.
Berzevaco connects with a high kick.
Berzevaco tries a head kick but it misses.
Johnson misses the shot to the body.
Johnson misses with a looping left.
Johnson falls off balance throwing a combination
and Berzevaco counters with a nice kick to the body.
Berzevaco pulls out of a head kick attempt.

Berzevaco gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Berzevaco is pressed up against the cage. Johnson has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Berzevaco down to the mat. Berzevaco avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Berzevaco lands with a kick to the temple. Johnson shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Berzevaco throws a sloppy head kick and Johnson moves out of range easily.
Berzevaco throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Johnson avoids the head kick by Berzevaco.
Berzevaco throws a head kick but Johnson moves out of range.

Berzevaco gets a clinch.
Johnson avoids the elbow strike from Berzevaco, against the cage.
Berzevaco lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Johnson avoids the elbow strike from Berzevaco, against the cage.
Johnson is leaning against Berzevaco and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Johnson is trying to drag Berzevaco to the mat but Berzevaco just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
With the fighters up against the cage, Berzevaco throws an elbow but misses.
Johnson has a couple of punches blocked by Berzevaco.
Berzevaco looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Berzevaco pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Johnson blocks an elbow strike from Berzevaco.
Berzevaco is pressed up against the cage. Johnson has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Berzevaco down to the mat. Berzevaco avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
A swing and a miss from Johnson.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Johnson misses with an attempted mid kick.
A jab from Johnson does it's job there.
Johnson avoids a kick to the body.
Don Johnson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Johnson looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Berzevaco is fending him off so far but Johnson persists. Nope, Berzevaco circles away and we're back to standing.
Berzevaco avoids a punch combination nicely.
Berzevaco tries a head kick but it misses.
Berzevaco pulls out of a head kick attempt.
It seemed like Johnson was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Johnson fails with the takedown.
Berzevaco blocks a low kick nicely.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Johnson gets a clinch.
Berzevaco throws an elbow but it misses.
Johnson tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Berzevaco smiles and moves away.
Johnson throws a big shot that misses.
Johnson misses with a double jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Caccane Berzevaco dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Caccane Berzevaco's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Johnson moves out of range of the body kick.
Johnson steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Berzevaco.
A good leg kick by Johnson.
Johnson throws a jab when Berzevaco was well out of range.
Johnson avoids the head kick by Berzevaco.
Berzevaco tries a head kick but it misses.
Johnson works Berzevaco's body with a nice hook.
Johnson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Caccane Berzevaco is winning the standup battle so far.
Berzevaco blocks a jab.
Johnson just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromBerzevaco.
A thudding body kick lands there by Johnson!
Johnson scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Johnson goes for a double leg but Berzevaco avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Berzevaco continues to drive forward.

The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Johnson clinches with his opponent.
Johnson dodges an elbow strike from Berzevaco.
Johnson lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Johnson drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Berzevaco gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Johnson wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Berzevaco just misses with a elbow thrown towards Johnson's brow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Berzevaco gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Caccane Berzevaco has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Don Johnson.
Johnson avoids a wild elbow strike from Berzevaco.
Johnson avoids the elbow strike from Berzevaco, against the cage.
Berzevaco prevents a takedown attempt there.
Johnson throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Berzevaco pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Johnson working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Berzevaco as Johnson tries to tie him up.
Nice elbow from Berzevaco.
Berzevaco lands an elbow inside that Johnson shrugs off.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Berzevaco just misses with a elbow thrown towards Johnson's brow.
Johnson misses with some punches.
Berzevaco comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Johnson trying to land knees to the body.
Johnson misses with a body punch.
Johnson avoids a wild elbow strike from Berzevaco.
Johnson avoids a wild elbow strike from Berzevaco.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Berzevaco creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Johnson's defenses.

It looks like Don Johnson has been cut.

Johnson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Johnson lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Berzevaco has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Berzevaco and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Berzevaco misses with a head kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Johnson scores with a jab to the head.

Berzevaco is rocked!
A head kick misses from Berzevaco.
It seemed like Johnson was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Johnson scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Johnson darts in looking for a takedown but Berzevaco gets double underhooks and turns Johnson into the cage.
Johnson tries to clinch there but Berzevaco circles away.
Johnson throws a shot from downtown. Berzevaco moves away and avoids it.
Johnson 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.
Berzevaco throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Johnson raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Johnson throws a poor cross that misses
and Berzevaco counters with a body kick that stops Johnson in his tracks momentarily.
Berzevaco scores with a head kick.
Berzevaco lands a head kick. Johnson smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Berzevaco throws a nice head kick!
Berzevaco is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Johnson can do to turn this around?
Berzevaco pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Berzevaco slips a jab from Johnson.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson tries to clinch up.
A telegraphed right hand from Johnson misses the target.
Johnson darts in looking for a takedown but Berzevaco gets double underhooks and turns Johnson into the cage.
Johnson is breathing heavily.
Johnson throws a head kick but Berzevaco moves out of range.
Johnson misses with a lunging right hand
and Berzevaco counters with a nice kick to the body.
Berzevaco fails in his attempt to clinch.
Johnson fails with a takedown attempt.
A slapping body kick lands there for Berzevaco.

Berzevaco closes the distance and clinches.
Johnson swings wildly with an uppercut but Berzevaco uses good head movement to avoid it.
Johnson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Johnson blocks an elbow strike.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Berzevaco misses with an elbow over the top.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Berzevaco pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Berzevaco throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Berzevaco lands a damaging elbow.
Berzevaco effectively controlling the action here.
Berzevaco creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Johnson's defenses.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Berzevaco trying to control the position but instead, Johnson has worked for underhooks and has pushed Berzevaco into the cage.
Berzevaco gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Johnson.
Johnson tries for a takedown but Berzevaco manages to get underhooks.
Johnson takes an elbow to the forehead.
Johnson wants to take the fight to the mat but Berzevaco manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Berzevaco comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
With the fighters up against the cage, Berzevaco throws an elbow but misses.
Berzevaco taking a breather.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Berzevaco just misses with a elbow thrown towards Johnson's brow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Caccane Berzevaco dominated that second round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Berzevaco's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Berzevaco pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Johnson missing with a left hand there. Berzevaco was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Berzevaco lands a high kick!
Berzevaco uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Johnson.

Berzevaco darts in and clinches Johnson up against the cage.
Nice elbow from Berzevaco.
Nice elbow from Berzevaco.

Johnson manages to break the clinch.
Berzevaco lands a leg kick that knocks Johnson off balance momentarily.
Berzevaco scores with a head kick. Johnson tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.

Johnson is rocked!
Berzevaco lands with a nice body kick.
Johnson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Johnson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Berzevaco paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Berzevaco looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Berzevaco plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Johnson is still on wobbly legs! Can Berzevaco finish him?
Johnson blocks a head kick by Berzevaco.
The fight stays on the outside here - Berzevaco looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Johnson seems to have recovered his senses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson looks to throw the jab but Berzevaco is out of range.
Berzevaco tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Johnson throws a hook to the side of Berzevaco's head but Berzevaco sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Berzevaco lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Berzevaco pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Johnson avoids the head kick by Berzevaco.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Johnson is defended easily by Berzevaco.
Johnson takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Jab, jab by Johnson - just one landing.
Berzevaco throws a push kick but Johnson slaps the foot to one side.
Johnson throws a lazy right hand but Berzevaco sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Johnson takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Johnson avoids the head kick by Berzevaco.
Caccane Berzevaco is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Berzevaco tries a head kick but it misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Berzevaco.
Johnson looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.

Johnson drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.

Berzevaco bucks up and manages to escape back to his feet!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Johnson circles away from the clinch attempt.
Berzevaco moves out of range as Johnson strikes.
Johnson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Berzevaco throws a head kick that half lands.
Johnson misses with a looping right.
Berzevaco throws a sloppy head kick and Johnson moves out of range easily.
Johnson unleashes a big counter combination but Berzevaco bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Berzevaco tries to clinch but Johnson is having none of it.
A head kick misses from Berzevaco.
Johnson goes for a double leg but Berzevaco avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Berzevaco continues to drive forward.
Caccane Berzevaco has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Don Johnson.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head kick from Berzevaco lands but Johnson takes it in his stride.
Berzevaco bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Berzevaco lands a high kick!
A nice leg kick lands there from Berzevaco.
Johnson blocks a head kick by Berzevaco.
Johnson has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Berzevaco.
Johnson rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Berzevaco counters with an inside leg kick.
Johnson throws a leg kick which misses Berzevaco's front leg but catches the back leg as Berzevaco tries to avoid it.
Johnson swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Berzevaco.
Johnson closes this distance looking for a takedown but Berzevaco circles away.

Berzevaco gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Berzevaco lands a nice elbow.
Johnson using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Berzevaco has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Johnson takes an elbow to the temple.
Johnson blocks the elbow strike.
Berzevaco throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Berzevaco lands an elbow inside that Johnson shrugs off.
Berzevaco stops a takedown attempt from Johnson.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson blocks an elbow strike.
Berzevaco comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Johnson blocks an elbow strike.
Johnson can't get the takedown.
Berzevaco lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Johnson takes an elbow to the forehead.
Berzevaco pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Berzevaco lands a nice elbow.
Berzevaco misses with an elbow strike.
Berzevaco throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Berzevaco stops a takedown attempt from Johnson.
Berzevaco misses with an elbow over the top.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Johnson blocks an elbow strike.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Berzevaco pushes off an throws an elbow but Johnson leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Berzevaco throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Berzevaco lands a nice elbow.
Don Johnson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Berzevaco looks to throw an elbow but misses.

Johnson pulls Berzevaco into guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Caccane Berzevaco showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Berzevaco 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 Yves DeLean scores the fight 30:27
Judge Steve Smith scores the fight 30:27
Judge Trevor Gratis scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Caccane Berzevaco!

In defeat, Don Johnson stepped up to the mic, saying 'It never happens this way when I'm on TV.'.
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Event: AD310: Damaging Evidence     
Date:   Oct 09, 2015

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Chance Boudreau and Don Johnson. Boudreau kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Miracle - We Ain't Scared. Johnson is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Miami Vice Theme Song. Don Johnson is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

185 cm
35
195 lbs
21 - 14 - 0
186 cm
24
197 lbs
2 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Good elbows
Good gas tank

GREEN!160

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Chance Boudreau !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Elvis Blanc, Alec Ball and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Johnson tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Boudreau swivels and escapes.
Boudreau tried to counter with a leg kick but Johnson avoided it.
Johnson fails to land the takedown.
A little feinted left hand from Boudreau on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Johnson throws a series of punches but Boudreau avoids them all with ease.
A slapping leg kick lands for Boudreau .
Boudreau has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Elite MMA Training Facility in the buildup to the fight.
Johnson shoots in but no luck this time.
Boudreau tried to counter with a leg kick but Johnson avoided it.
Chance Boudreau has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Don Johnson.
Boudreau scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Boudreau throws a nice inside leg kick.
Johnson misses with a combination
and Johnson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Johnson has a takedown stuffed.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Boudreau counters with a nice uppercut.
Boudreau walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Nice shot lands for Boudreau .

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson misses with an uppercut. Boudreau saw that one coming.
Boudreau lands with a cross.
Boudreau lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
We've been informed that Johnson 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.
Good exchange - Boudreau coming out on top.
Johnson tries to close the distance and clinch up but Boudreau swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Boudreau keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Johnson lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Johnson shoots and misses
and Boudreau counters with a nice leg kick.
Boudreau scores with a nice right hand.
Boudreau thumps Johnson with a low kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Boudreau misses the target.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Johnson fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Boudreau , pushing him back against the cage.
Johnson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Boudreau lands an elbow just above Johnson 's eye.
Johnson stalling in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boudreau stops a takedown attempt from Johnson.
Boudreau blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Boudreau throws a head punch that misses.
Johnson's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Boudreau misses with the head strike.
Johnson is looking for a takedown.
Boudreau lands an elbow just above Johnson 's eye.
Boudreau stalls.
Boudreau working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Boudreau prevents a takedown attempt there.
Boudreau misses with an elbow over the top.
Boudreau connects with a nasty looking knee right to Johnson's face.
Johnson fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Boudreau connects with a knee to the head.

It looks like Don Johnson has been cut.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Boudreau .
Boudreau lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Boudreau softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Boudreau lands an elbow inside that Johnson shrugs off.
Boudreau lands a left hand.
Boudreau pushes Johnson back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Nice elbow from Boudreau .

Johnson is rocked!
Boudreau gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Johnson is still on wobbly legs! Can Boudreau finish him?
Johnson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Johnson seems to have recovered his senses.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Boudreau .
Boudreau lands an elbow just above Johnson 's eye.
Johnson is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Boudreau gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Boudreau scores with a shoulder strike.
Boudreau slowing the pace effectively.
Boudreau lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Johnson looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Boudreau swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Boudreau lands an elbow inside that Johnson shrugs off.
Johnson tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Boudreau just stands there and leans against the cage.
Boudreau is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Johnson is defending well for now.
Johnson is looking for a takedown.
Boudreau displaying some good clinch control by pressing Johnson up against the cage.
Knees to the body from Boudreau .
Johnson looks winded!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson fails to pull guard.
Johnson has had enough of the clinch but Boudreau keeps him there for the moment.
Boudreau is pushing Johnson up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Boudreau lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Johnson backwards.
Johnson tries to break free but Boudreau pushes him back against the cage.
Boudreau scores with a shot to the side of Johnson's head.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Boudreau has Johnson pushed against the cage.
Boudreau lands a nice uppercut.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Boudreau makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Boudreau lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Johnson working hard to break the clinch.
Nice elbow from Boudreau .
Boudreau lands a damaging elbow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chance Boudreau dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Don Johnson's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Boudreau scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Boudreau connects with a right hand. Johnson shakes it off.
Johnson misses with a takedown attempt
and Boudreau cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Boudreau lands a big uppercut and this one is all over! His foe lies motionless on the canvas - a massive one punch knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:18 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Chance Boudreau !
Chance Boudreau thanked the fans post fight for their support.
Don Johnson was interviewed post fight and said 'It never happens this way when I'm on TV.'.
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Event: AD305: That's 911     
Date:   Sep 11, 2015

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Chris Flint and Don Johnson. Johnson is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Miami Vice Theme Song. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

182 cm
25
190 lbs
9 - 10 - 0
186 cm
24
197 lbs
1 - 2 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Good elbows
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chris Flint!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Robert Douchet, Dillan Fox and Ian Loll.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Johnson looks to throw the jab but Flint is out of range.
Flint defending well as Johnson loads up on a big left hand.
Johnson fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Flint is looking to counter with a shot to the body.

Flint shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Johnson napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Johnson is trying to improve his position.
Flint trying to control the position but Johnson is working away.
Johnson gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Johnson wants to get back to full guard.
Flint not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Flint is trying to control the action in half guard but Johnson is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

Johnson is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Flint pulls his head out easily.

Johnson is working on a guillotine. He's managed to get to full guard and he's really squeezing tight! Flint is tapping! Great win for Johnson!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:54 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Don Johnson!
Don Johnson seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: AD294: Spin, Chase & Throw     
Date:   Jul 19, 2015

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Nicol Bolas and Don Johnson. Johnson has chosen Miami Vice Theme Song as his entrance music. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

170 cm
24
195 lbs
11 - 8 - 0
186 cm
23
197 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Decent boxing
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Nicol Bolas!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Dillan Fox, Elvis Blanc and Gregory Folan.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bolas lands a jab.

Bolas shoots in and gets a takedown into Johnson's guard.
Bolas stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Johnson swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Bolas has improved his flexibility recently so we will have to see if he can use that to his advantage.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Johnson is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Bolas keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Johnson's head.
Johnson tries to land a sweep but no joy.

Johnson looking for a guillotine here but Bolas defends easily.
Johnson is looking to sweep but instead, Bolas has passed into half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson wants to sweep but Bolas has passed to side control!
Johnson tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Bolas misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.
Johnson is trying to improve his position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bolas in side control, just content to control the action for now.

Bolas tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Bolas has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Bolas content to control the pace. The referee will try and keep them active though.
Johnson manages to work his way to half guard, despite Bolas's best efforts.
Bolas landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Bolas landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Johnson is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Bolas thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Bolas trying to pass the guard but Johnson defending well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Johnson pushes Bolas off and gets back to his feet.
Johnson fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.

Bolas closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Bolas lands in his opponent's guard.
Bolas keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Johnson's head.
Our spies down at at Kombat MMA inform us that Johnson has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?

Johnson has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Bolas can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Johnson working for a triangle but Bolas defends it easily.

Johnson throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Bolas stands up over Johnson, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bolas is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Johnson keeping moving, preventing Bolas from controlling successfully.
Bolas landing with the ground and pound.
Bolas postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Bolas might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Bolas stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Johnson swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Bolas with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Bolas wants to pass the guard but Johnson is keeping the position.
Johnson wants to sweep but no luck.
Johnson is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.


Johnson is trying to work for a kimura but Bolas is defending well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Johnson looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Johnson controlling the action here.
Johnson trying to mount his opponent but Bolas defends it.
Johnson passes to full mount!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Bolas closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Bolas scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Johnson is looking for a sweep. Bolas is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Johnson throws a strike from the bottom that misses.
Bolas trying to control from half guard but Johnson is working away.
Bolas is really struggling to control Johnson but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Johnson taking some punishment here, with Bolas in his half guard.
Bolas seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Johnson is looking to improve his position.
Johnson is still trying to improve position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bolas moves into full mount! Johnson won't be happy about that!
Bolas looking to ground and pound his opponent to a finish here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bolas tries to control but Johnson wriggling away.
Bolas landing strikes from the mount and Johnson is in trouble!
Bolas unloading with bombs!
Johnson is desperately trying to improve his position but Bolas has a good base and remains in mount.
Bolas scoring with strikes but Johnson is staying in there.
Nicol Bolas overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Bolas has his opponent pinned against the cage, landing some nasty ground and pound that is really making a bit of a mess out of Johnson's face.

Johnson is rocked!
Bolas postures up and throws a big right hand. BOOM! Right on the button! Johnson is out cold - huge knockout for Bolas!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:45 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Nicol Bolas!
After winning the bout, Nicol Bolas thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
In defeat, Don Johnson stepped up to the mic, saying 'It never happens this way when I'm on TV.'.
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45%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Jun 26, 2014

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Hugo Smith and Don Johnson. Johnson is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Miami Vice Theme Song. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

175 cm
18
195 lbs
1 - 3 - 0
186 cm
18
197 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Brawler
Big heart
Powerful takedowns
Counter fighter
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Hugo Smith!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Paul Gruel, Jeff Smith and Micheangelo Fripello.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Smith throws a looping overhand right but Johnson ducks down to avoid it.
Smith throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Smith connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Smith throws a leg kick but Johnson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Johnson ducks under a wild hook from Smith.
Smith swinging wildly here.
Johnson looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Smith misses with an uppercut.
Smith throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Smith jabs Johnson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Johnson dodges the punch combination from Smith.
Smith misses with a double jab.
Smith scores with a jab. Johnson acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Johnson takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Some bone on bone action there as Johnson checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
The crowd cheers as Smith lands an impressive looking overhand right. Johnson doesn't seem phased though.
Smith throws a series of punches but Johnson moves out of range.
Sloppy strikes from Smith. Those never looked like landing.
Smith misses with a wild body shot.
Smith lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Sloppy strikes from Smith. Those never looked like landing.
Smith misses with an uppercut.
An inside leg kick from Smith misses.
Johnson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Hugo Smith seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Smith swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Johnson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Smith.
Johnson fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Smith.
Johnson's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Smith connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Johnson scrambles back to his feet.
Johnson takes one on the button.
Smith misses with a series of wild punches.
Smith lands with a hook. Johnson tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Smith throws a jab when Johnson was well out of range.
Smith fails to land with a series of punches.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Smith misses with a straight right.
Johnson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Johnson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Smith.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Smith.
Smith throws a series of strikes that have Johnson backpedaling.
Johnson shoots and misses
and Smith counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Smith looks to land a combination but Johnson avoids it well.
Left hook, right uppercut from Smith.
Smith goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Johnson gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Smith counters with a straight right hand.
Hugo Smith has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Don Johnson.
Smith throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Smith throws a low kick but it's checked well by Johnson.
Johnson tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Smith swivels and escapes.
Smith uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Johnson has time to react.
Smith cracks Johnson with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Johnson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Smith throws a big shot that misses.
Smith throws a nice looking combination but Johnson bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Smith fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Smith catches Johnson with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Smith misses with a low kick.
Smith throws a hook but Johnson blocks it.
Johnson avoids the body shot from Smith.
A bone on bone clash there as Johnson blocks the leg kick.
Smith is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
A telegraphed right hand from Smith misses the target.
Smith throws a chopping leg kick but Johnson manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Smith scores with a punch to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Smith fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Hugo Smith is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Smith lands with a good body shot.
Smith throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Smith misses with a low kick.
Smith misses with a few strikes there.
Smith lands a lovely overhand right.
Smith misses with a low kick.
Smith looks to be in better condition than last time we saw him fight. Obviously he's been working hard on his cardio.
Smith pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Smith throws a shot from downtown. Johnson moves away and avoids it.
Johnson moves out of range of the leg kick from Smith.
Smith misses with a body kick.
Smith swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Johnson slips under a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Smith misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Johnson.
Smith throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped

and Johnson holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.

Smith's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Nice takedown defense from Smith. No joy for Johnson on that attempt.
Smith fails to land with a series of punches.
Johnson with a poor takedown
and Johnson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Johnson dodges the punch combination from Smith.
Johnson slips under a jab.
Smith throws a series of punches but Johnson avoids them all with ease.
Johnson looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Smith is fending him off so far but Johnson persists. Nope, Smith circles away and we're back to standing.
Hugo Smith has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Don Johnson.
Smith scores with a punch to the head.
Johnson has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Smith misses with a few strikes there.
Johnson fails with the takedown.
Johnson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Smith.
Smith throws a right hand that Johnson ducks under and follows up with a left that Johnson also avoids with ease.
Smith misses the jab.
Smith swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Sloppy strikes from Smith. Those never looked like landing.
Johnson dodges the punch combination from Smith.
Smith looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Johnson shoots in but Smith avoids the takedown attempt easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Smith scores with a shot to the body.
Hugo Smith is winning the standup battle so far.
Smith scores with a punch to the head.
Smith thows a body shot but no joy.
Smith thows a left - swing and a miss!
Johnson shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Smith as he jumps to the side.
Smith wants to slow Johnson down by chopping away at his legs.
Smith throws out a loose jab but Johnson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Smith tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Smith is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Johnson can do to turn this around?
Johnson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Smith.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Smith counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Smith throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Smith ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Johnson moves away.
Johnson dives in and grabs Smith's left leg, looking for a takedown. Smith pushes down on Johnson's head and hops out.
Smith lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Johnson at a distance.
Smith fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Johnson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Johnson fails with a takedown attempt.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jab, jab by Smith - just one landing.
A big right from Smith misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Hugo Smith dominated that second round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Smith changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Johnson swings for the body but Smith moves out of range.
Johnson is trying hard to land a takedown here. Smith sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Johnson is trying desperately to land a takedown but Smith is having absolutely none of it. This is turning into a bit of a nightmare for Johnson.
Johnson closes this distance looking for a takedown but Smith circles away.
Smith misses with a low kick as Johnson jumps back.
Smith misses with a looping left.
Smith scores with the left hand. Johnson knows he should have avoided that one.
Johnson walks into a stiff left hand from Smith.
Smith fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Smith throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Smith throws a solid leg kick but Johnson takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Smith.
Smith lands a slapping body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Smith.
Johnson showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Smith.
Smith lands a nice shot that snaps Johnson's head back.
Smith swinging wildly here.
Smith misses with a hook. Johnson ducked under it nicely.
Smith swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Smith misses with a wild body shot.
Johnson takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Smith 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.
Smith misses with a double jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Smith feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Johnsons jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Smith dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Smith throws a nice looking combination but Johnson bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
No joy there for Smith, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Smith fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Johnson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Smith misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Johnson.
Johnson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Smith.
A telegraphed right hand from Smith misses the target.
Johnson misses with a takedown attempt
and Smith counters with a nice uppercut.
Hugo Smith has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Don Johnson.
Smith throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson checks a leg kick nicely.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Smith but Smith pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Johnson defending well as Smith loads up on a big left hand.
Smith throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Smith lands a nice shot that snaps Johnson's head back.
Smith swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Smith loads up on a big right hand but Johnson slips the punch.
Johnson slips a jab and a cross from Smith.
Smith motions for Johnson to come forward. Smith throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Johnson looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Smith is fending him off so far but Johnson persists. Nope, Smith circles away and we're back to standing.
Hugo Smith is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Smith walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Johnson checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Smith but Smith pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Hugo Smith is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Smith scores with the left hand. Johnson knows he should have avoided that one.
Smith misses with a body shot.
Johnson takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Smith tries to bum rush Johnson with a series of wild strikes but Johnson uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Smith throws a right and a left that both miss.
Smith lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Johnson circles away quickly and effectively.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Johnson staying out of range there.
Smith tries to land a front kick but Johnson steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.

And that's the end of the fight!
Hugo Smith showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Smith, 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 Paul Gruel scores the fight 30:26
Judge Jeff Smith scores the fight 30:26
Judge Micheangelo Fripello scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Hugo Smith!

A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Hugo Smith made sure he mentioned EXTREME PSYCHO CLOTHING, along with how happy he was to win his fight.
The defeated Don Johnson had this to say: 'It never happens this way when I'm on TV.'.
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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Jun 06, 2014

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Mike Ali and Don Johnson. Johnson has chosen Miami Vice Theam Song as his entrance music. We have two fighters making their debuts here, so let's see who comes out of this one with their first professional victory.

160 cm
25
185 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
186 cm
18
197 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
Good takedowns
Great elbows
Very quick
Powerful takedowns
Counter fighter
Good gas tank

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KAISER



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Mike Ali!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Don Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Paul Gruel, Jeff Smith and Micheangelo Fripello.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Ali moves into the clinch.

Ali works for the underhooks and manages to get a trip takedown into guard.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Ali looking to pass the guard.
Ali throwing strikes from guard but Johnson blocks nicely.

Johnson is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ali throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Johnson works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

Johnson is looking to cinch up a triangle. Ali throws the leg off to one side though and gets in tight to Johnson's body to avoid the submission. Johnson has instead reached around Ali's neck and now has a guillotine! Oh, this is biiiig trouble! Johnson arches his back and squeezes and forces the tap from his hapless opponent.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:42 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Don Johnson!
Don Johnson made sure to mention his sponsor, KAISER in his post fight interview.
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