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Event: Ascension 0802     
Date:   Aug 02, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Kajun Puno. Luatua's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. The crowd seem to be enjoying Puno's choice of entrance music: デッドマンズ銃. 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?

189 cm
32
258 lbs
26 - 10 - 0
193 cm
32
253 lbs
25 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Conviction
Aspire Clothing

Conviction
Sully's Bar & Grill



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kajun Puno!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Richard Clark and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua throws a lazy uppercut
and Puno counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A decent looking cross lands there for Luatua.
Luatua misses with a hook
and Puno counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Luatua thinking.
Luatua throws a series of punches but Puno avoids them all with ease.
Luatua misses the body punch
enabling Puno to counter with a crisp jab.
Luatua tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Puno paws at him with a jab and circles away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua throws a hook but Puno blocks it.
Luatua misses the shot to the body.
Puno throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Puno.
Luatua throws an off balance right hand
and Puno counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Luatua thinking.

Luatua has Puno up against the cage in a clinch.
Nice body punch from Puno.
Puno is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Puno tries a body shot but Luatua blocks it.
Puno misses with a body punch.
A head punch on the inside from Luatua fails to land.
Puno swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Puno swings wildly with an uppercut but Luatua uses good head movement to avoid it.
Nice elbow from Luatua.

It looks like Kajun Puno has been cut.
Luatua tries to work over Puno's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Luatua.
Luatua makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

Puno breaks the clinch.
Puno keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Luatua throws a lazy uppercut
and Puno counters with a lovely straight right hand!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Luatua gets off balance looking for a body kick
enabling Puno to counter with a crisp jab.
Puno lands a nice shot to the body.
Luatua fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Puno manages to avoid it.
Puno has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Luatua throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Puno flicks out a counter leg kick but Luatua steps away.
Luatua takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice cross by Puno.
Puno checks a leg kick.
Puno throws out a counter right but Luatua avoids it with no problem.
Puno throws a push kick but Luatua slaps the foot to one side.
Luatua moves out of range of the body kick from Puno.
Luatua drops his hands momentarily and Puno takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Puno looks for the body kick but Luatua saw that one coming.
A quick step to the side and Luatua tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Luatua looks for the body kick but Puno saw that one coming.
Puno replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Luatua blocks it well.
Luatua thows a left - swing and a miss!
Puno moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Puno.
Luatua misses with a low kick.
Luatua just misses with a punch to the body.
Puno swats away the attempt to clinch by Luatua.
Luatua feints a jab promting Puno to slip. Luatua then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Puno slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Luatua, right into the meat.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Kajun Puno will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Kajun Puno's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Puno on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Luatua looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Puno looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Puno throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Luatua lands with an overhand left.
Luatua throws a nice head kick!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua lands with a good body shot.
Luatua moves out of range as Puno throws a body kick.
Luatua is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Puno.
Luatua misses with a hook.
Despite the aggression on Puno's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua throws a hook but Puno avoids it easily.
Kajun Puno seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Luatua tries a head kick but it misses.
Puno throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Puno waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Luatua.
As Puno backs away, Luatua returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Luatua ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Puno moves away.
Puno misses with a lunging right hand
and Luatua connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Luatua moves in looking to clinch but Puno pushes him off.
Luatua backing away here, and Puno unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
A left lands for Puno.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Puno throws a low kick but it's checked well by Luatua.
We've been told by Luatua's head coaches at Die Reeperbahn that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Luatua moves out of range as Puno throws a body kick.
Puno throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Puno bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Luatua is looking to clinch but Puno is avoiding it.
It seemed like Puno was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Puno throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Luatua chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Puno can pounce on him.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Luatua fails with an attempt to clinch.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Puno! But no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
That kick from Puno tenderised Luatua's leg. Luatua is trying to keep his angry face on.
Luatua throws a solid leg kick but Puno takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Luatua.
Luatua tries to clinch
and Puno counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Luatua steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Puno. That one must have hurt.
Luatua gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Puno counters with a good low kick that Luatua was not able to check.
Luatua tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Puno is able to avoid easily.
Puno throws a push kick but Luatua slaps the foot to one side.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Puno avoids the body shot from Luatua.
It seemed like Puno was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Luatua moves out of range as Puno throws a body kick.
Puno misses the shot to the body.
Luatua closes the distance looking to clinch
and Puno counters with a left to the body.
Puno ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Luatua moves away.
Puno throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Luatua misses with a kick to the body
and Puno counters with a nice uppercut.
Luatua throws a right hand that Puno ducks under and follows up with a left that Puno also avoids with ease.
Puno replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Luatua blocks it well.
Luatua falls off balance throwing a combination
and Puno counters with a right hand to the body.
Luatua throws a leg kick which misses Puno's front leg but catches the back leg as Puno tries to avoid it.
Puno bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Luatua's head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Puno avoids the body shot from Luatua.
Puno scores with a sloppy right hand. Luatua should have avoided that one.
Puno punishes Luatua's body with a nice straight punch.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Puno thuds his shin into the meat of Luatua's side.
Luatua throws a body shot but no joy.
Puno looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Luatua is looking to counter the offense by Puno and move into the clinch.
Luatua works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Nice defenses there by Luatua.
Luatua misses with a shot to the body
and Puno counters with a stiff right hand.
Puno with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Luatua throws a lazy head kick
and Puno counters with a slapping leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Both fighters circling a little - Puno finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Puno. Luatua does a little dance to reset his feet.
Luatua quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Puno tests Luatua's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Luatua throws a body kick that misses
and Puno counters with a lovely straight right hand!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Puno ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Puno lands with an uppercut that bounces Luatua off the cage and back into range.
Luatua throws a sloppy head kick and Puno moves out of range easily.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Puno.
Robbie Luatua seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Puno looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Luatua will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Puno throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Puno is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Luatua takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Luatua needs to keep his hands up - Puno had a free shot at his head there.
Puno circles away from the clinch attempt
and Puno counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Puno misses with a hook.
It looked like Luatua wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Luatua is looking to clinch but Puno is avoiding it.
Puno on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Luatua. Luatua obviously looking to wear him down.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Luatua.
Luatua fails with an attempt to clinch.
Puno throws out a counter right but Luatua avoids it with no problem.
Puno throws out a powerful jab.
Luatua defending well as Puno loads up on a big left hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Luatua waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Puno.
Luatua connects with a solid leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Luatua.
Puno flicks out a counter leg kick but Luatua steps away.
Puno circles away from the clinch attempt
and Puno counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Puno. Puno obviously looking to wear him down.
Puno ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Luatua scores with a jab to the jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua throws a front kick aimed at Puno's knee but Puno avoids it well.
Puno scores with a three punch combo!
Luatua darts in trying to clinch
and Puno counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Luatua throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Puno stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Luatua throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Puno counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Puno lands a nice looking kick to the body. Luatua takes a step back to recover.
Puno dodges the punch combination from Luatua.
Luatua moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
A jab from Puno misses.
Puno has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Luatua throws a combination. Puno tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Puno keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A nice side step and Puno releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Luatua looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Luatua is looking to land body kicks.
Puno only half commits to the counter leg kick.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Nice body punch from Luatua - that landed with a thud.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luatua.
Luatua misses with a short punch on the inside.

Puno escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Good shot there by Luatua.
Luatua closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Luatua is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Puno looks to land a body kick but Luatua moved away.
Puno throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Luatua throws a low kick, looking for Puno's leg but Puno calmly moves out of range.

Luatua has closed the distance and engaged Puno in a clinch.
Puno working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Puno misses with a short punch on the inside.
Luatua keeps control of Puno as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Luatua creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Luatua fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Puno escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A shot to the body from Luatua misses
and Puno 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 fourth round but Kajun Puno will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Kajun Puno's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Luatua lands with a thumping leg kick.
Puno jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Puno avoids a punch combination nicely.
Puno takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Luatua there as he acknowledges the shot.
Luatua scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua thows a leg kick but Puno checks it
and Puno connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Luatua throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A nice inside leg kick there by Puno. That's going to slow Luatua down.
Luatua has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Luatua there as he acknowledges the shot.
Luatua misses with a lunging right hand
and Puno counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Luatua tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.

Luatua has Puno up against the cage in a clinch.
Puno misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Puno.
A head punch on the inside from Luatua fails to land.
Luatua throws a punch but it's blocked by Puno.
Luatua lands a left hand that snaps the head of Puno backwards.
Puno tries to work over Luatua's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luatua.
Puno working aggressively here.
Puno misses with a body punch.
Luatua tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Luatua goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Robbie Luatua has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Luatua tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Puno's elbow.
A short left from Puno.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Luatua goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Puno misses with a body punch.
Luatua lands a shoulder strike.
A nice left hand lands by Puno.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Puno jumps guard.
Puno 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.
Luatua showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Robbie Luatua has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

Puno throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Puno is pulling down on Luatua's head to control his posture.

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

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.
Luatua in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Puno working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Luatua.
Puno bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Luatua's guard.

The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Puno wants to control from the top but Luatua keeps moving.
Luatua can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Puno controls the pace.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kajun Puno!

Kajun Puno is the new heavyweight champion!
Kajun Puno decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
Robbie Luatua spoke after the fight, saying 'https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kYFpwRvZ1I'.
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hype
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pop
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RATING
46%

 

Event: Ascension 0701     
Date:   Jul 01, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Cavey Beaumont. Luatua kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. Robbie Luatua could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Cavey Beaumont's chin.

189 cm
31
258 lbs
25 - 10 - 0
217 cm
27
290 lbs
16 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction
Aspire Clothing

Aspire Clothing
KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Cavey Beaumont!
The judges for this bout are Cecil Peabody, Tiny Johnson and Gwen Towbar.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua throws a right hand that Beaumont ducks under and follows up with a left that Beaumont also avoids with ease.
Beaumont thows a left - swing and a miss!
Good exchange - Beaumont coming out on top.
Luatua staying out of range there.
Beaumont avoids the body shot from Luatua.
Beaumont moves into range and connects with a jab.
Beaumont turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Luatua walks into a straight right hand from Beaumont.
Beaumont with a hook.
Luatua scores with a leg kick.
A decent looking cross lands there for Beaumont.
Beaumont has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Luatua takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Luatua seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Luatua takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
A jab from Beaumont finds it's way through Luatua's defenses.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Beaumont.
Beaumont misses with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Beaumont scores with a hook.
Beaumont throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Beaumont looks to land a left hand but Luatua moved out of range nicely.

Beaumont closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Luatua working aggressively here.
I was talking to Luatua's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Beaumont working aggressively here.
Luatua blocks the elbow strike.
Luatua misses with a punch on the inside.

Beaumont gets a trip takedown into half guard.

Beaumont is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Beaumont throwing shots but Luatua is blocking nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Beaumont thows a huge punch but Luatua dodges it nicely.
Beaumont content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Beaumont wants to lay and pray for a moment but Luatua keeps working.
Beaumont thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

Beaumont is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Beaumont is trying to control. Luatua wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Beaumont throws a strike but Luatua avoids it easily and moves to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Beaumont passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Beaumont in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.
Luatua dodges the ground and pound from Beaumont.

Beaumont looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Beaumont throws an elbow but Luatua slips to the side and avoids it well.
Beaumont has control of an arm but Luatua manages to advance to Beaumont's back!
Luatua has good solid back control here.
Beaumont breaks Luatua's hooks off and manages to turn into his guard.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Beaumont working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Beaumont.
Beaumont trying to control but Luatua is working from the bottom.
Beaumont has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Beaumont throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Luatua works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Beaumont is in close to Luatua's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Beaumont sitting in guard here, content to control.
Beaumont preventing the sweep.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Beaumont tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Luatua tries to counter by clinching up but Beaumont breaks away and moves out of range.
Luatua fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Beaumont.
Cavey Beaumont seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Beaumont throws a sloppy head kick and Luatua moves out of range easily.
Luatua scoring well with a low kick there.
Luatua tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Luatua throws a wild body kick that Beaumont sees coming a mile off.
Beaumont tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Luatua lands a jab to Beaumont's midsection.
Beaumont misses with a head kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Beaumont.
Cavey Beaumont seems to be getting the better of the standup.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua lands with a shot to the body.
Luatua tries to clinch
and Beaumont counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Luatua thinking.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Beaumont.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A leg kick checked by Luatua.
As Beaumont looks to move away, Luatua throws a big counter combo but Beaumont just gets out of the way.
Beaumont tries a head kick but it misses.
Beaumont has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Beaumont attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Luatua tries a head kick but it misses.
Beaumont misses with a leg kick.
Beaumont scores with a hook.
Good exchange - Luatua coming out on top.

It looks like Cavey Beaumont has been cut.
Beaumont closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Beaumont moves out of range of the strikes.
Beaumont now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Luatua uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Beaumont.
A looping hook to the body misses from Beaumont. Luatua does a little dance to reset his feet.
Luatua looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Luatua avoids the head kick by Beaumont.
Luatua tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Beaumont manages to circle out of the way.
Luatua misses with a body shot.
Luatua misses with a low kick.
Beaumont scores with a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua tries to clinch up.
Luatua moves out of range of the body kick.

Luatua moves into the clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Beaumont drags the fight down to the ground.
Luatua slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

Beaumont looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Luatua passes into half guard.
Beaumont is controlling Luatua's trapped leg to prevent Luatua from advancing to side control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua trying to mount his opponent but Beaumont defends it.
Luatua is trying to get back to his feet now but his leg is trapped.
Luatua stalling away here and it's allowed Beaumont to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
Beaumont seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.

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.
Luatua engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Luatua looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Beaumont looks to land a combination but Luatua avoids it well.
Luatua misses with a double jab.
Beaumont avoids the head kick by Luatua.
Luatua has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Beaumont finds it's way round the side to connect with Luatua's head.
Good leg kick by Luatua there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Beaumont lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Cavey Beaumont will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Cavey Beaumont's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Luatua takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Beaumont shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Luatua but Luatua pushes him off and we're back to square one.

Luatua tries to keep at a distance but Beaumont has taken the fight into the clinch.
Luatua misses with a hook to the ribs.
A body shot lands from Beaumont.
Luatua tries to throw a body punch but Beaumont avoids it by throwing Luatua back against the cage.
Luatua lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Luatua takes a knee to the side of the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua misses with a hook to the ribs.
Beaumont taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Beaumont is leaning against Luatua and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
A short left from Beaumont.
A shot in the inside from Beaumont.
Beaumont tries a body shot but Luatua blocks it.
The referee is keeping an eye on Beaumont - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Beaumont lands a hook that snaps the head of Luatua backwards.
Beaumont is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Luatua is pressed up against the cage. Beaumont has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Luatua down to the mat. Luatua avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Beaumont cracks Luatua with an open hand slap.
Beaumont feints and then cracks Luatua's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Luatua down.
Luatua blocks the body kick.

Luatua clinches up with Beaumont and pushes him back against the cage.
Luatua fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Beaumont throws a head punch that misses.
Beaumont landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
A hook to the body from Beaumont.
Beaumont pushes Luatua back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Beaumont.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Beaumont lands a right hand that snaps the head of Luatua backwards.
Beaumont content to slow the pace in the clinch.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Beaumont stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Beaumont throws an elbow that misses.
A short uppercut from Beaumont.
Beaumont misses with a knee to the head.
Beaumont lands with a short shot to the head.
Beaumont is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Luatua pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Robbie Luatua has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Cavey Beaumont.
Beaumont lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Luatua swings wildly with an uppercut but Beaumont uses good head movement to avoid it.
Luatua tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Beaumont avoids it.
Luatua lands an uppercut.
Beaumont lands a body shot in the clinch.
A left hand lands to the body for Beaumont.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Beaumont.
Beaumont slowing the pace effectively.
Beaumont tries a body shot but Luatua blocks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua blocks a body shot from Beaumont.
Luatua tries to throw a body punch but Beaumont avoids it by throwing Luatua back against the cage.
Knees in the clinch landing for Beaumont.
Nice body punch from Beaumont - that landed with a thud.
Beaumont lands a left hand that snaps the head of Luatua backwards.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Beaumont.
A short left from Beaumont.
Beaumont creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Beaumont lands with a left to the head.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Beaumont obliges.
Beaumont throws an elbow but it misses.
A shot in the inside from Beaumont.
Beaumont lands a knee to the body.
Beaumont leaning his opponent against the cage.
Luatua tries to throw a body punch but Beaumont avoids it by throwing Luatua back against the cage.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Beaumont just misses with a elbow thrown towards Luatua's brow.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Luatua blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Luatua on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Beaumont blocking some punches.
Beaumont creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Beaumont misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Luatua.
Luatua throws a head punch that misses.
Luatua scores with a shot to the side of Beaumont's head.
A short right from Luatua on the inside.
Beaumont misses with a punch on the inside.
Beaumont blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Beaumont lands a nice uppercut.
Nice body punch from Beaumont - that landed with a thud.
Luatua trying to control the position but instead, Beaumont has worked for underhooks and has pushed Luatua into the cage.
Beaumont taking a breather.
Beaumont lands on the inside with an uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Luatua on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Beaumont swings for the body but Luatua moves out of range.
Luatua bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Beaumont is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Luatua avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Luatua tries to counter by clinching up but Beaumont breaks away and moves out of range.
Luatua connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Luatua looks to land a right hand but Beaumont moved out of range.
Luatua tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Beaumont paws at him with a jab and circles away.

Luatua has managed to clinch.
Luatua lands a left hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Luatua creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Beaumont.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Beaumont.
Luatua lands a body shot.
Cavey Beaumont seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Beaumont is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luatua.
Luatua makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Beaumont throws a head punch that misses.
Beaumont softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Beaumont misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Luatua.
Beaumont missing with knees to the body.
Beaumont misses with an elbow strike.
Luatua tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Beaumont misses with an elbow strike.
Beaumont taking a breather.
Beaumont takes a shot to the head.
Beaumont can't get the takedown.
Luatua misses with a hook to the ribs.
Luatua lands with a right to the head.
Luatua scores with a hook to the body.
A short right from Luatua on the inside.
Luatua lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Luatua stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Beaumont managing to block the knees to the body from Luatua.
Luatua digs a right hand underneath Beaumont's ribcage. Beaumont let out a lung full of air as it connected.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua lands a body punch.
Luatua lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Beaumont backwards.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Luatua scores with a nice hook to the head.

Beaumont is rocked!
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Luatua creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Beaumont is still on wobbly legs! Can Luatua finish him?
Luatua has a couple of punches blocked by Beaumont.

Luatua drops Beaumont onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Beaumont is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
Luatua lands an uppercut in the clinch that drops Beaumont to his knees! Luatua keeps firing more shots against his stricken opponent and the referee jumps in to save him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:30 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Robbie Luatua!
Robbie Luatua retains his heavyweight title!
Robbie Luatua spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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Event: Ascension 0610     
Date:   Jun 10, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Frank Nicolosi. Luatua comes to the cage accompanied by Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. Nicolosi has chosen A Fistful Of Dollars by Ennio Morricone as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

189 cm
31
262 lbs
24 - 10 - 0
192 cm
33
276 lbs
28 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Conviction
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Frank Nicolosi!
The judges for this bout are Chris Downing, Robert Twigg and Stewart Dunkirk.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nicolosi throws a shot to the body.
Left hook, right uppercut from Luatua.
Nicolosi throws a body shot but no joy.
Luatua is looking to counter with a body kick.
Nicolosi looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Nice body punch from Nicolosi.
Nicolosi lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Nicolosi avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Nicolosi throws the kick towards the body but Luatua avoids it.
Luatua slips under a jab from Nicolosi.
A counter left hand to the body from Luatua misses its target.
Nicolosi swings for the body but Luatua moves out of range.
Luatua bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Nicolosi moves out of range as Luatua throws a body kick.
Nicolosi jabs Luatua to the body, keeping him at a distance.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nicolosi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Luatua blocks a low kick nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nicolosi scores with a hook to the body. Luatua takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Nicolosi moves forwards but Luatua connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Luatua avoids a kick to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Nicolosi. Luatua does a little dance to reset his feet.
Luatua uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Nicolosi.
Nicolosi takes a swing at Luatua's ribcage but misses.
Luatua thinks about countering with a body kick.
Nicolosi will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Nicolosi tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Nicolosi throws a low kick, looking for Luatua's leg but Luatua calmly moves out of range.
Nicolosi swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Luatua digs a good body shot into Nicolosi's ribs.
Nicolosi throws a head kick but Luatua moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Luatua ducks under a wild hook from Nicolosi.
Luatua walks into a stiff left hand from Nicolosi.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nicolosi scores with a nice right hand.
Luatua jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.

It looks like Frank Nicolosi has been cut.
Nicolosi tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Luatua paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Nicolosi avoids the body shot from Luatua.
Frank Nicolosi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Good exchange - Luatua coming out on top.
Luatua looks to score with a jab to the body but Nicolosi is just out of range.
Luatua avoids the body shot from Nicolosi.
Luatua lands with an overhand left.
Nicolosi misses with a body shot.
Luatua walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Nicolosi blocks a jab.
Luatua takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Luatua looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Nicolosi misses with a looping left.
Nicolosi fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
A chopping leg kick lands by Luatua.
Nicolosi misses with an attempted mid kick.
Luatua is looking to counter with a body kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Nicolosi.
Nicolosi is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Luatua rather than just go for the knockout.
Nicolosi displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Luatua throws out the jab.
Luatua looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Nicolosi cracks Luatua with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Luatua bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Nicolosi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Luatua.

Nicolosi gets a clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Nicolosi fails to land.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Luatua breaks from the clinch.
Luatua throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Nicolosi sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Nicolosi swings for the body but Luatua moves out of range.
Nicolosi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Luatua takes a swing at Nicolosi's ribcage but misses.
A big left from Nicolosi misses.
Nicolosi throws a wild body kick that Luatua sees coming a mile off.
Nicolosi swings for the body but Luatua moves out of range.
It looked like Luatua wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Luatua fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Nicolosi misses with a leg kick.
Luatua throws a quick counter kick to the body but Nicolosi avoids it.
Luatua throws a body kick that misses.
Luatua misses the jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nicolosi blocks a jab.
Nicolosi takes a swing at Luatua's ribcage but misses.
Some bone on bone action there as Nicolosi checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Nicolosi cracks Luatua with a right hand to the side of the head.
A head kick misses from Nicolosi.
Frank Nicolosi seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Nicolosi throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Luatua is looking to counter with a body kick.
A jab lands there for Luatua.
Nicolosi swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Luatua lands a nice shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nicolosi throws an overhand right that lands on Luatua's shoulder, as Luatua tries to avoid the shot.
Nicolosi throws a leg kick
and Luatua counters with a low kick, right behind Nicolosi 's knee.
Nicolosi misses with a hook.
Luatua fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Luatua uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Nicolosi.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nicolosi lands a nice shot that snaps Luatua's head back.
Nicolosi waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Luatua.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Nicolosi in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Nicolosi slips a jab and a cross from Luatua.
Nicolosi misses with a looping right.
It looked like Luatua wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Luatua ducks under a wild hook from Nicolosi.
Luatua lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Luatua pulls out of a head kick attempt.
No joy there for Luatua, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Nicolosi cracks Luatua with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Luatua with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Nicolosi to score with a decent uppercut.
Nicolosi stuns Luatua with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Nicolosi throws an overhand right that lands on Luatua's shoulder, as Luatua tries to avoid the shot.
Luatua takes a swing at Nicolosi's ribcage but misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nicolosi throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Luatua counters with a nice body kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nicolosi tries a low kick but Luatua avoids it.
Nicolosi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nicolosi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nicolosi turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Luatua throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Nicolosi is breathing heavily.
Nicolosi jabs Luatua right on the nose. Luatua blinks but takes it well.
Luatua fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Nicolosi manages to avoid it.
Luatua avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Luatua was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Luatua throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A clash of legs there as Luatua blocks the low kick.
Luatua scores with a punch to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nicolosi lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Nicolosi steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Luatua.
Luatua catches Nicolosi with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Luatua misses with a hook.

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

Nicolosi is rocked!
Luatua displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Nicolosi throws out the jab.
Nicolosi throws a nice outside leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nicolosi swings for the body but Luatua moves out of range.
Luatua fakes the body blow, causing Nicolosi to drop his hands! Left hook to the temple! Nicolosi goes stiff, and falls face first into the mat. Goodnight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:42 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Robbie Luatua!
Robbie Luatua retains his heavyweight title!
Robbie Luatua spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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RATING
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Event: Ascension 0520     
Date:   May 20, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Diego Bustamante. Luatua kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. Bustamante is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Here Comes The Boom!. 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.

189 cm
31
262 lbs
23 - 10 - 0
197 cm
32
280 lbs
31 - 12 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Diego Bustamante!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, Paul Tew and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Bustamante clinches.
Bustamante with a knee to the head.
Bustamante pushes Luatua back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Bustamante misses with a knee to the head.
Luatua lands a shoulder strike.
Bustamante trying to land knees to the body.
Luatua blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Bustamante working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Bustamante landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Luatua misses with a punch to the body.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Bustamante takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Bustamante works on Luatua's body with a couple of short punches.
Bustamante has a couple of punches blocked by Luatua.
Bustamante blocks a body shot from Luatua.
Bustamante lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Luatua backwards.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bustamante just leaning against Luatua, taking a breather.
Bustamante working aggressively here.
Luatua managing to block the knees to the body from Bustamante.
Bustamante manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Bustamante avoiding damage as Luatua throws knees to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A nice left hand lands by Luatua.
Bustamante tries to work over Luatua's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Bustamante misses with some punches.

Luatua breaks from the clinch.
Bustamante tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Luatua was well out of range. Poor timing from Bustamante.
Bustamante tries to land a body kick
and Luatua counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Bustamante thinking.
Luatua throws a low kick, looking for Bustamante's leg but Bustamante calmly moves out of range.
Bustamante misses with a body kick.
Luatua slips under a jab.
Bustamante fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Luatua checks it well.
Bustamante misses with a body kick.
Bustamante checks a leg kick.
Luatua looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua scores with a nice right hand.
Bustamante thows a leg kick but Luatua checks it
and Luatua counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Bustamante thinking.
Bustamante blocks a head kick by Luatua.
Bustamante lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Luatua misses with a body punch
and Bustamante counters with a stiff right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bustamante avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

Bustamante drives through and clinches with Luatua against the cage.
Bustamante using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Luatua has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Luatua pushes off an throws an elbow but Bustamante leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
A nice right hand lands inside from Luatua.
Bustamante is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Luatua is defending well for now.
Bustamante tries to land a knee to the head but Luatua blocks with his arms.
A short left from Luatua.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua lands a body shot in the clinch.
Bustamante looks winded!
Luatua lands a body punch.

Luatua breaks the clinch.
Luatua throws a head kick but Bustamante moves out of range.
A jab from Bustamante misses.
Bustamante moves forwards but Luatua connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Luatua feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Bustamante's calf.
Bustamante throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Luatua appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Jab from Luatua.
Luatua connects with an inside leg kick.
Luatua tried to score with a low kick but Bustamante checks it.
A jab from Bustamante misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bustamante uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Luatua throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Bustamante stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Luatua ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Bustamante throws a jab but it's blocked by Luatua.

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

Bustamante is rocked!

It looks like Diego Bustamante has been cut.
Bustamante swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Luatua counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Luatua throws a half hearted mid kick.
Luatua feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Bustamante's calf.
Bustamante drops his hands momentarily and Luatua needs no second invitation. He sets himself and throws a perfect high kick, that clips Bustamante just on the top of the head. Bustamante drops like a sack of potatoes to the canvas, out cold! Oooooooh yeah! Stick a fork in Bustamante - he's done!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:50 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Robbie Luatua!
Robbie Luatua bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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FIGHT
RATING
49%

 

Event: Supernova VII     
Date:   Apr 21, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Gymer Alexandersson and Robbie Luatua. Alexandersson kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Too Bad I Have To Destroy You Now. Luatua is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

197 cm
32
268 lbs
35 - 11 - 0
189 cm
30
262 lbs
22 - 10 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Hellbent

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Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Gymer Alexandersson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, James Ackerman and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
A nice leg kick lands there from Luatua.
Alexandersson throws a poor cross that misses
and Luatua counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Luatua takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Jab by Luatua.

It looks like Gymer Alexandersson has been cut.
Luatua jabs at Alexandersson's body.
Alexandersson seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Alexandersson takes one to the side of the head.

Luatua has Alexandersson up against the cage in a clinch.
Luatua tries a body shot but Alexandersson blocks it.

Alexandersson's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Alexandersson avoids the body shot from Luatua.
Luatua tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Luatua. Alexandersson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Alexandersson throws a jab when Luatua was well out of range.
Alexandersson will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Alexandersson wants to land a leg kick but Luatua is out of range.
Luatua tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Alexandersson was well out of range. Poor timing from Luatua.
Alexandersson throws a quick counter kick to the body but Luatua avoids it.
Luatua throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Alexandersson counters with a three punch combo that has Luatua backing up. Luatua nods at Alexandersson to acknowledge the strikes.
A jab from Alexandersson misses.
A big right from Alexandersson misses.
Alexandersson looks to land a right hand but Luatua moved out of range.
Alexandersson lands a jab to the head.
Alexandersson throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Alexandersson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Alexandersson falls off balance throwing a combination
and Luatua counters with a leg kick.
Alexandersson rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Luatua counters by clinching up.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Luatua.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Luatua creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Alexandersson creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Luatua can't find room to land a body shot as Alexandersson controls the action.
Luatua can't find room to land a body shot as Alexandersson controls the action.
Luatua prevents a body shot from Alexandersson.
Alexandersson scores with a shoulder strike.

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

Luatua closes the distance and clinches.
Alexandersson working aggressively here.
Luatua doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A right handed body shot lands from Luatua.
Luatua scores with a hook to the body.
Alexandersson is breathing heavily.

Alexandersson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Alexandersson slips a jab from Luatua.
Luatua throws a shot from downtown. Alexandersson moves away and avoids it.
Alexandersson was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Luatua lands a nice shot to the body.
Luatua lands a nice looking body shot.
Luatua fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Luatua throws a nice outside leg kick.
Luatua with a nice cross.
Luatua throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Luatua is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Luatua clinches.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luatua lands a hook to the side of the head.
Alexandersson lands with a right to the head.
Alexandersson can't find room to land a body shot as Luatua controls the action.
A short right from Luatua.

Gymer Alexandersson's cut is getting worse.

Alexandersson pulls guard.
Luatua controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Luatua wants to get up but he can't break Alexandersson'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.

Robbie Luatua dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Gymer Alexandersson's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Alexandersson throws a sloppy head kick and Luatua moves out of range easily.
Luatua appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Alexandersson throws a hook to the side of Luatua's head but Luatua sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Luatua ducks right into an uppercut from Alexandersson.
Luatua throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A little feinted left hand from Alexandersson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Alexandersson scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Alexandersson connects with a good right hand that stumbles Luatua. Luatua circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Luatua lands a nice looking body kick.
Luatua misses the shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Alexandersson. That did some damage!
Luatua is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
A counter left hand to the body from Alexandersson misses its target.
Alexandersson gets cracked there but stands up to it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua scores with a jab to the jaw.
A good leg kick by Luatua.
Alexandersson bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Luatua's head.
Luatua throws a jab but it's blocked by Alexandersson.
A good leg kick by Luatua.
Luatua lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Alexandersson has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Luatua looks to throw a body kick
and Alexandersson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Robbie Luatua seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Alexandersson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A jab from Alexandersson misses.
Alexandersson throws a low kick but it's checked well by Luatua.
Luatua feints a counter leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
No joy there for Alexandersson, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Luatua scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Alexandersson doesn't seem bothered though.
Luatua with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
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!
Alexandersson looks to land a right hand but Luatua moved out of range.
Luatua takes a swing at Alexandersson's ribcage but misses.
Luatua throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Luatua digs a good body shot into Alexandersson's ribs.
Luatua has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

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

Gymer Alexandersson's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Luatua pivots, looking for a leg kick but Alexandersson is out of range and Luatua settles back down.
Alexandersson throws a front kick aimed at Luatua's knee but Luatua avoids it well.
Luatua is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Alexandersson rather than just go for the knockout.
Alexandersson misses with a lunging right hand
and Luatua finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Luatua has Alexandersson up against the cage in a clinch.
Luatua doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Luatua scores a nice knee to the body.
Good body shot from Luatua.
Luatua lands a right hand.
Luatua throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Alexanderssons head.
Luatua tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Luatua tries to land knees in the clinch but Alexandersson avoids the damage to the body.
Luatua working aggressively here.
Luatua tries to throw a body punch but Alexandersson avoids it by throwing Luatua back against the cage.

Alexandersson breaks from the clinch.
Luatua just misses with a punch to the body.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Alexandersson crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Luatua - the referee stops the clock and Alexandersson gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Luatua. Alexandersson manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.

Luatua clinches up against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua looking to slow down the pace here.

Alexandersson drags the fight down to the ground.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luatua is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.

Alexandersson had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Luatua defends it easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Luatua fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Alexandersson checks it well.
Alexandersson scores with a jab to the body.
Alexandersson lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Luatua takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Luatua moves away from the strike by Alexandersson.
Luatua avoids the body shot from Alexandersson.

Luatua lands a big uppercut and Alexandersson crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Alexandersson looks OK. Luatua waves Alexandersson back to his feet!

Alexandersson is rocked!

Jeez, Gymer Alexandersson's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:44 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Robbie Luatua!
In his post fight interview, Robbie Luatua started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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RATING
41%

 

Event: Ascension 0401     
Date:   Apr 01, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Masamichi Yamaji. Luatua comes to the cage accompanied by Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. Yamaji has chosen Forgotten Places by Max Ablitzer 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.

189 cm
30
262 lbs
21 - 10 - 0
193 cm
36
262 lbs
20 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Aspire Clothing
Conviction

Aspire Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Masamichi Yamaji!
The judges for this bout are Chris Downing, Tiny Johnson and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yamaji circles away from the clinch attempt.
Luatua chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Luatua throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Yamaji counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Luatua defending well as Yamaji loads up on a big left hand.
Luatua looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Yamaji tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Luatua is able to avoid easily.
Luatua looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Yamaji lands with a kick to the temple. Luatua shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Yamaji lands with a straight right. Luatua didn't see that one coming.
Jab, jab by Yamaji - just one landing.
Yamaji connects with a jab.
Yamaji lands with a straight right. Luatua didn't see that one coming.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A slow jab from Yamaji misses its intended target.
Luatua tries to counter by clinching up but Yamaji breaks away and moves out of range.
Yamaji fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Luatua checks it well.
Yamaji misses with a hook to the body

and Luatua counters by clinching up.
Yamaji tries to throw a body punch but Luatua avoids it by throwing Yamaji back against the cage.
Luatua lands a body punch in the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua struggles to land a body shot inside as Yamaji controls his hands.
Yamaji swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Yamaji lands a hook to the side of the head.
Luatua lands with a light punch inside.

It looks like Masamichi Yamaji has been cut.
Luatua is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Yamaji is defending well for now.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Yamaji.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Yamaji.
Luatua swings wildly with an uppercut but Yamaji uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yamaji scores with a shot to the side of Luatua's head.
Luatua lands a shot to the body.
Yamaji misses with a short punch on the inside.
Yamaji misses with a hook to the ribs.
Yamaji softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Yamaji misses with a punch to the body.
Luatua lands a left hand that snaps the head of Yamaji backwards.
Yamaji throws a punch but it's blocked by Luatua.
Yamaji tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamaji wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Luatua has him pressed against the cage.
Yamaji wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
A bit of stalling here from Luatua.
Luatua tries to work over Yamaji's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luatua is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Yamaji is defending well for now.
Nice elbow from Luatua.
Yamaji misses with a punch on the inside.
Luatua tries a body shot but Yamaji blocks it.
Luatua misses with the head strike.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Luatua.
Luatua looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Luatua misses with the head strike.
Yamaji lands with a light punch inside.
A head punch on the inside from Yamaji fails to land.
Yamaji lands a left hand that snaps the head of Luatua backwards.
Yamaji misses with a hook to the ribs.
Yamaji is pushing Luatua up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Yamaji swings wildly with an uppercut but Luatua uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Yamajis head.
Luatua misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A head punch on the inside from Luatua fails to land.
Yamaji controlling the action here for a moment.
Luatua fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Yamaji lands with a right to the head.
Yamaji misses with a short punch on the inside.
Yamaji tries a body shot but Luatua blocks it.
Yamaji goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Luatua lands a right hand that snaps the head of Yamaji backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Yamaji.
Luatua lands a hook that snaps the head of Yamaji backwards.

That has opened up Masamichi Yamaji's cut even more.
Luatua blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yamaji tries a body shot but Luatua blocks it.
Luatua swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Luatua softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Yamaji can't break the clinch.

Yamaji breaks from the clinch.
Yamaji looks to land a combination. Luatua sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Yamaji misses with a leg kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Luatua.
Yamaji throws a leg kick that is checked

and Luatua counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Luatua.
Yamaji swings away with an uppercut that misses.

Yamaji's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Yamaji throws a combination that misses
and Luatua counters with a huge left! Yamaji is in big trouble! He's backing up but Luatua isn't giving him chance to recover. Under a barage of punches the ref has to step in to save Yamaji from any more damage. A dominating finish by Luatua!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:48 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Robbie Luatua!
Robbie Luatua retains his heavyweight title!
Robbie Luatua was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
The defeated Masamichi Yamaji had this to say: '*spits on the mat*'.
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
48%

 

Event: Ascension 0311     
Date:   Mar 11, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Gerard De Villefort. Luatua's entrance music is Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. A fine choice. Robbie Luatua is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

189 cm
30
262 lbs
20 - 10 - 0
197 cm
27
265 lbs
17 - 10 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Conviction

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Gerard De Villefort!
The judges for this bout are Cecil Peabody, Daniel Franklin and Chris Downing.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua connects with a body shot.

De Villefort tries to keep at a distance but Luatua has taken the fight into the clinch.
De Villefort is trying to pull guard but Luatua has him pressed against the cage.
De Villefort lands a hook that snaps the head of Luatua backwards.
Luatua misses with a hook to the ribs.
Luatua tries to work over De Villefort's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
De Villefort misses with a short punch on the inside.
Luatua presses De Villefort against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
De Villefort tries a body shot but Luatua blocks it.
Luatua lands with a short shot to the head.
Luatua 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.
De Villefort has a couple of punches blocked by Luatua.
Luatua lands a hook to the side of the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Luatua.
A head punch blocked on the inside by De Villefort.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luatua.
De Villefort lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Luatua backwards.
Luatua swings wildly with an uppercut but De Villefort uses good head movement to avoid it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Luatua lands with a short shot to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
De Villefort tries to work over Luatua's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A head punch on the inside from Luatua fails to land.
Luatua tries to throw a body punch but De Villefort avoids it by throwing Luatua back against the cage.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by De Villefort as Luatua tries to tie him up.
A shot in the inside from Luatua.

It looks like Gerard De Villefort has been cut.
Luatua lands with a left to the head.
Luatua misses with an elbow strike.
Luatua working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Luatua goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
De Villefort works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
De Villefort has a couple of punches blocked by Luatua.
De Villefort blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
De Villefort throws a head punch that misses.
Luatua struggles to land a body shot inside as De Villefort controls his hands.
De Villefort doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
De Villefort doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua tried to land a shot to the body but connects with De Villefort's elbow.
Luatua throws a punch but it's blocked by De Villefort.
Luatua is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. De Villefort is defending well for now.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Luatua.
Luatua swings wildly with an uppercut but De Villefort uses good head movement to avoid it.
Luatua lands a hook to the side of the head.
Luatua lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Luatua cracks De Villefort with a nice body shot.
Luatua lands with a left to the head.
De Villefort fails to pull guard.
Luatua missing with knees to the body.
Luatua lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Luatua misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Luatua scores with an uppercut up the middle.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from De Villefort.

De Villefort manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Luatua wants to pass the guard but De Villefort is keeping the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua content to stall in guard here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Luatua is pushing down on De Villefort's leg trying to pass to half guard. De Villefort is fighting to maintain full guard but Luatua has managed to sneak the leg through.
Luatua is figuring out what he wants to do next.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
De Villefort flails away from the bottom but he's not doing any damage.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Luatua is trying to control the action in half guard but De Villefort is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Luatua sitting and controlling from the half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Luatua is looking to take a break and control but De Villefort is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
De Villefort tries to get to full guard but Luatua has control of the leg.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.

De Villefort actively working from the bottom here.
Well, if Luatua 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.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
De Villefort blocks a leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Robbie Luatua dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Gerard De Villefort's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Luatua swings and misses with a shot to the body
and De Villefort counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Luatua fails with an attempt to clinch.
Luatua throws a wild body kick that De Villefort sees coming a mile off.
De Villefort tries to counter with a clinch but Luatua shakes him off and moves away.
Luatua misses with a double jab
letting De Villefort counter with a right hand.
De Villefort throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Luatua gets a clinch.
Luatua takes a shot to the head.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Luatua.
A head punch on the inside from Luatua fails to land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua tries to work over De Villefort's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short uppercut from De Villefort.
Luatua misses with a hook from the clinch.
Luatua has a couple of punches blocked by De Villefort.
De Villefort doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Luatua misses with the head strike.
De Villefort tries to pull guard but Luatua holds him up against the cage and eventually De Villefort drops back down to his feet.
Nice body punch from Luatua.

De Villefort has double underhooks and is working for a body lock takedown. He's got it. The fighters land in half guard but Luatua regains guard immediately.
Luatua seems keen to control De Villefort's posture.
De Villefort postures up in Luatua's guard and throws a big left but Luatua blocks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
De Villefort trying to control but Luatua is working from the bottom.
Luatua is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Luatua looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Luatua keeping moving, preventing De Villefort from controlling successfully.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
De Villefort trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Luatua throws a nice outside leg kick.
Luatua missing with a left hand there. De Villefort was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
De Villefort misses with a few strikes there.
Luatua is looking to counter punch.
Luatua misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from De Villefort.
A little jabbing left from De Villefort on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Luatua tries to clinch up but De Villefort circles away and keeps his distance.
De Villefort throws an off balance right hand
and Luatua counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps De Villefort thinking.
A nice leg kick lands there from Luatua.
De Villefort on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
De Villefort slips under a jab from Luatua.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from De Villefort! But no joy.
A low kick from Luatua misses
and De Villefort counters with a nice uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua fails to land with a series of punches.
De Villefort connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Luatua momentarily.
Luatua misses with a right hand
and De Villefort counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Luatua takes a swing at De Villefort's ribcage but misses.
A jab from Luatua does it's job there.
Luatua is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that De Villefort can do to turn this around?
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Luatua moves out of range of the strikes.
De Villefort connects with a single shot there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Gerard De Villefort will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Gerard De Villefort'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.


Luatua fakes a jab and throws a low kick but De Villefort checks it well.
A shot to the body from Luatua misses
and De Villefort counters with a stiff right hand.
A slow jab from De Villefort misses its intended target.
Luatua misses with a body shot
and De Villefort counters with a right hand to the body.
De Villefort might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.

Luatua closes the distance and clinches.
A head punch on the inside from Luatua fails to land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A right handed body shot lands from Luatua.
Luatua fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Robbie Luatua has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Luatua has a couple of punches blocked by De Villefort.
De Villefort can't get the takedown.
De Villefort has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Luatua misses with the head strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
De Villefort can't find room to land a body shot as Luatua controls the action.

De Villefort has double underhooks and is working for a body lock takedown. He's got it. The fighters land in half guard but Luatua regains guard immediately.

Luatua manages to wriggle out and sneak his way back up to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched up against the cage.
A short uppercut from Luatua.

That has opened up Gerard De Villefort's cut even more.
De Villefort blocks the elbow strike.
De Villefort lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Luatua or not.
A head punch on the inside from Luatua fails to land.
De Villefort doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Luatua lands a left hand that snaps the head of De Villefort backwards.
Luatua misses with a hook to the ribs.
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!

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

Luatua gets to his feet. De Villefort looking to butt scoot but the ref puts an end to that. On your feet son!
Luatua throws a lazy body kick
and De Villefort cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua throws a series of strikes that have De Villefort backpedaling.
Robbie Luatua seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Luatua tries a head kick but it misses.
Luatua throws a combination but it was largely blocked by De Villefort.
Robbie Luatua is winning the standup battle so far.
Luatua throws a lazy right hand but De Villefort sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
De Villefort takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Luatua misses with a looping right.
Luatua looks to land a right hand but De Villefort moved out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua fakes high and swings low for a body shot but De Villefort manages to avoid it.
Luatua throws a big shot that misses.
Luatua lands a nice shot to the body.
De Villefort has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Luatua.
A swing and a miss from Luatua.
Luatua thows a leg kick but De Villefort checks it
and De Villefort cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
De Villefort misses with a left hand

and Luatua moves into the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Luatua fails to land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua has a couple of punches blocked by De Villefort.
Luatua lands an elbow inside that De Villefort shrugs off.

The cut above Gerard De Villefort's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Luatua tries to throw a body punch but De Villefort avoids it by throwing Luatua back against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Luatua.
De Villefort works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
De Villefort misses with the head strike.
De Villefort lands with a light punch inside.
Luatua misses with a punch to the body.
De Villefort lands a right hand.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
De Villefort throws a head punch that misses.
De Villefort misses with a body punch.
Luatua blocks an uppercut.
De Villefort fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for De Villefort.
A head punch on the inside from De Villefort fails to land.
Luatua doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Robbie Luatua clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Gerard De Villefort'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.


Luatua misses with a hook to the body
and De Villefort counters with a straight right hand.
Luatua misses with a telegraphed body shot
and De Villefort connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
De Villefort slips under a jab from Luatua.
De Villefort needs to keep his hands up - Luatua had a free shot at his head there.
Nice defenses there by De Villefort.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

De Villefort closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Luatua did well to prevent De Villefort getting side control.

De Villefort is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Luatua sees it coming and defends easily.
Luatua is looking to improve his position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
De Villefort with the ground and pound but Luatua uses the opportunity to regain guard.
Luatua is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Gerard De Villefort has got the better of the ground game so far.
De Villefort trying to control but Luatua is working from the bottom.
De Villefort loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
De Villefort pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Luatua is keeping the position for now.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and 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.
Luatua controlling De Villefort's posture.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Luatua takes a swing at De Villefort's ribcage but misses.

De Villefort closes the distance and clinches.
De Villefort tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Luatua just stands there and leans against the cage.
Luatua tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Luatua swings wildly with an uppercut but De Villefort uses good head movement to avoid it.
A left hand lands to the body for Luatua.
Luatua misses with a punch on the inside.
Luatua misses with the head strike.
De Villefort throws a punch but it's blocked by Luatua.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luatua.
De Villefort misses with a hook from the clinch.
Luatua blocks a punch to the side of the head.
De Villefort blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Luatua blocks an uppercut.
De Villefort blocks a punch to the side of the head.
De Villefort blocks an uppercut.
Luatua takes a shot to the head.
Luatua scores with a shoulder strike.

Gerard De Villefort's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
Luatua swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A short left from Luatua.
De Villefort blocks an uppercut.
Luatua misses with a hook from the clinch.
Luatua working some nice short punches in the clinch.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Robbie Luatua!
Robbie Luatua retains his heavyweight title!
Robbie Luatua decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
40%

 

Event: Ascension 0218     
Date:   Feb 18, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Maurice Vontavious Payne. Luatua's entrance music is Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. A fine choice. The crowd seem to be enjoying Vontavious Payne's choice of entrance music: Hope. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

189 cm
30
262 lbs
19 - 10 - 0
194 cm
29
283 lbs
16 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Conviction

Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 160$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Maurice Vontavious Payne!
The judges for this bout are Cecil Peabody, Wesley Smith and Chris Downing.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Vontavious Payne misses with a low kick.
Luatua is looking to score with low kicks.
Vontavious Payne scores with a jab to the head.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Vontavious Payne.
Vontavious Payne cracks Luatua with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
A slapping body kick lands there for Luatua.
Luatua misses with a low kick.
Luatua misses with a leg kick
and Vontavious Payne cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Luatua rushes Vontavious Payne and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Vontavious Payne blocks an uppercut.
Vontavious Payne has a couple of punches blocked by Luatua.
Luatua 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.
Luatua lands a hook that snaps the head of Vontavious Payne backwards.
Luatua misses with some punches.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Luatua digs a right hand into Vontavious Payne's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Vontavious Payne's gas tank.
Luatua prevents a body shot from Vontavious Payne.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vontavious Payne misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Luatua misses with the head strike.
Vontavious Payne prevents a body shot from Luatua.
Vontavious Payne has Luatua pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Luatua manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Vontavious Payne is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Vontavious Payne working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Vontavious Payne tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Luatua lands a right hand.
A nice right hand lands inside from Vontavious Payne.
Vontavious Payne doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Vontavious Payne misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A left hand lands to the body for Luatua.
Vontavious Payne works on Luatua's body with a couple of short punches.
Luatua tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Vontavious Payne avoids it.
Vontavious Payne has a couple of punches blocked by Luatua.
Luatua misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Vontavious Payne misses with a short punch on the inside.
Vontavious Payne swings wildly with an uppercut but Luatua uses good head movement to avoid it.
Vontavious Payne lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vontavious Payne tries to work over Luatua's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Vontavious Payne goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Vontavious Payne lands a nice uppercut.
Luatua fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Vontavious Payne misses with the head strike.
Vontavious Payne avoids a wild elbow strike from Luatua.
Luatua can't find room to land a body shot as Vontavious Payne controls the action.
Luatua can't find room to land a body shot as Vontavious Payne controls the action.
Luatua working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Luatua scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luatua.
Vontavious Payne misses with a punch to the body.
Vontavious Payne blocks a body shot from Luatua.
Luatua blocks a body shot from Vontavious Payne.
Vontavious Payne tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Vontavious Payne is working on a single leg takedown against the cage. Luatua can't fight it off and eventually Vontavious Payne manages to take the fight to the floor. Luatua looks annoyed but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Vontavious Payne throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Vontavious Payne lands a couple of elbows.
Luatua seems keen to control Vontavious Payne's posture.
Vontavious Payne trying to control but Luatua is working from the bottom.
Vontavious Payne landing some decent shots from guard.
Vontavious Payne loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Vontavious Payne trying to control the position from guard on top but Luatua is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Vontavious Payne checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Luatua dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Vontavious Payne. That did some damage!
Vontavious Payne fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Luatua on the side of the head.
Vontavious Payne takes a swing at Luatua's ribcage but misses.
Vontavious Payne lands a nice leg kick that just misses Luatua's sensitive parts.
Vontavious Payne throws a hook to the side of Luatua's head but Luatua sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Luatua is looking to clinch.
Luatua bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Vontavious Payne thows a left - swing and a miss!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


An inside leg kick lands from Luatua.
Vontavious Payne looks for the body kick but Luatua saw that one coming.
Vontavious Payne misses with a leg kick
and Luatua counters with a good low kick that Vontavious Payne was not able to check.
Vontavious Payne throws a low kick, looking for Luatua's leg but Luatua calmly moves out of range.
Luatua wants to clinch
and Vontavious Payne makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Luatua throws a leg kick but Vontavious Payne checks it.
Vontavious Payne throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Luatua.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vontavious Payne connects with a jab.
Maurice Vontavious Payne seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Luatua digs a good body shot into Vontavious Payne's ribs.
Luatua lands with a nice body punch.
Luatua lands a nice shot to the body.
Vontavious Payne is breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Luatua.
Luatua lands with a hook. Vontavious Payne tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Luatua throws a leg kick which misses Vontavious Payne's front leg but catches the back leg as Vontavious Payne tries to avoid it.
Vontavious Payne checks a low kick from Luatua.
Vontavious Payne fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
It looked like Luatua wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Vontavious Payne misses with a straight right.
Luatua keeps Vontavious Payne at a distance using the push kick.
Luatua ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Luatua slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

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

Vontavious Payne is rocked!

It looks like Maurice Vontavious Payne has been cut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Luatua tries to clinch but Vontavious Payne is having none of it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vontavious Payne misses with a hook. Luatua ducked under it nicely.

Luatua feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Vontavious Payne sprawling to the canvas! Vontavious Payne rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can Luatua finish him?!
Vontavious Payne is still on wobbly legs! Can Luatua finish him?

Luatua has closed the distance and engaged Vontavious Payne in a clinch.
Vontavious Payne seems to have recovered his senses.
A nice right hand lands inside from Luatua.
Vontavious Payne is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Luatua pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Vontavious Payne prevents a body shot from Luatua.
Luatua can't find room to land a body shot as Vontavious Payne controls the action.
Luatua makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Luatua lands a shoulder strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luatua.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Luatua.
Luatua comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Vontavious Payne wants a takedown but no success here.
Vontavious Payne blocking some punches.
Vontavious Payne misses with a punch to the body.
Luatua lands a shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short body shot lands from Luatua as the two fighters clinch.
Nice body punch from Luatua - that landed with a thud.
Luatua tries to throw a body punch but Vontavious Payne avoids it by throwing Luatua back against the cage.
Luatua blocking some punches.
Luatua misses with a hook to the ribs.
Luatua is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Vontavious Payne can do to turn this around?
A short right from Luatua.

Luatua drops Vontavious Payne onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Vontavious Payne is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
A right hook to the body lands for Luatua.
A short right from Luatua on the inside.
Luatua dips a shoulder and cracks Vontavious Payne with a mighty uppercut! Vontavious Payne falls back against the cage and Luatua unloads with a barrage of strikes! Vontavious Payne is completely out with his eyes open, only supported by the cage! Save him ref! Eventually the ref decides to do his job and jumps in - Luatua screams abuse at the incompetent official before going over to celebrate with his corner. Brutal stuff!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:39 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Robbie Luatua!
Robbie Luatua retains his heavyweight title!
Robbie Luatua decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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FIGHT
RATING
54%

 

Event: Ascension 0121     
Date:   Jan 21, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Mitar Miric. Luatua's entrance music is Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. A fine choice. The crowd seem to be enjoying Miric's choice of entrance music: Mitar Miric - Ko je onaj mladic. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

189 cm
29
262 lbs
18 - 10 - 0
200 cm
31
266 lbs
25 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Conviction

Hellbent
Sully's Bar & Grill



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Mitar Miric!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, James Ackerman and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Miric keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Luatua.
Miric throws a lazy uppercut
and Luatua counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Miric misses with a straight right.
Luatua throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Miric scores with a hook.
Mitar Miric seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A chopping leg kick lands by Miric.
Miric misses with a leg kick.
Miric throws the left hand but Luatua avoids the punch easily.
Luatua is looking to counter the offense by Miric and move into the clinch.
Miric misses the shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Miric misses with a right hand
and Luatua cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

It looks like Mitar Miric has been cut.
Miric blocks a head kick by Luatua.
Miric delivers a nice body kick.
Miric fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Miric throws a leg kick but Luatua sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Luatua 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.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Miric lands a head shot.
Miric scores with a shot to the body.
Miric throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Miric swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Luatua.
Luatua moves in looking to clinch but Miric pushes him off.
Miric moves into range and connects with a jab.
Miric misses with a head kick.
Miric avoids the body shot from Luatua.
Miric looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Miric blocks a low kick nicely.
Luatua misses with a jab to the body
and Miric counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Luatua misses the body punch
and Miric counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Luatua moves out of range as Miric throws a body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Miric throws a low kick but Luatua moves out of range easily.
A nice leg kick lands there from Luatua.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Luatua slips under a jab from Miric.
Miric throws a hook but Luatua blocks it.
Luatua uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Miric.
Luatua feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Miric lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Miric shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Luatua seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
A right-left combo lands from Miric.
Luatua has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Miric.
Miric ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Luatua moves away.
Luatua is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Miric.
Luatua throws a quick inside leg kick.
Miric avoids the body shot from Luatua.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua lands a nice shot that snaps Miric's head back.
Miric throws out a powerful jab.
Miric lands a leg kick that knocks Luatua off balance momentarily.
Miric wants to slow Luatua down by chopping away at his legs.
Miric tests Luatua's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Luatua scores with a crisp jab that stopped Miric in his tracks.
Miric has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Miric dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Luatua. That did some damage!
A punch combination from Luatua misses.
Luatua staying out of range there.
Miric throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Luatua takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Miric throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Miric lands the left hand.
Miric pivots, looking for a leg kick but Luatua is out of range and Miric settles back down.
Miric loads up on a big right hand but Luatua slips the punch.
Luatua throws a jab when Miric was well out of range.
A jab from Miric does it's job there.
Miric throws out a loose jab but Luatua uses good head movement to avoid it.
Luatua is looking to wear down Miric with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Miric cracks Luatua with a right hand to the side of the head.
Miric lands with a thumping leg kick.
Luatua throws a sloppy body shot
and Miric counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Miric throws a poor cross that misses
and Luatua finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Luatua moves out of range of the body kick from Miric.
Miric is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Luatua had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Miric misses the shot to the body.
Luatua seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mitar Miric dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Mitar Miric's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Ouch! a nice leg kick from Miric, right into the meat.
Miric misses with a looping right.
Luatua tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Miric manages to circle out of the way.
Miric thuds a left hand into Luatua's body.
Miric scores with the left hand. Luatua knows he should have avoided that one.
Luatua stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Luatua on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Miric comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Miric lands a lovely overhand right.
Luatua shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Miric lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Miric throws a leg kick but Luatua moved away.
Luatua takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Luatua bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Luatua crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Miric - the referee stops the clock and Luatua gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Miric. Luatua manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Miric thuds a left hand into Luatua's body.
Miric scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Luatua misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Miric! But no joy.
Luatua misses with a double jab.
Miric has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Luatua takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
An inside leg kick from Luatua misses.
Miric waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Luatua.
Luatua feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Miric avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A chopping leg kick lands by Miric.
Miric throws a push kick but Luatua slaps the foot to one side.
Luatua tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Miric manages to circle out of the way.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Miric takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Miric throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mitar Miric seems to be getting the better of the standup.
The fighters circle momentarily. Miric darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luatua throws a jab when Miric was well out of range.
Miric waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Luatua.
Luatua is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Miric.
A nice inside leg kick there by Miric. That's going to slow Luatua down.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Miric.
Luatua uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Miric.
A looping hook to the body misses from Miric. Luatua does a little dance to reset his feet.
Miric goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Miric scores with a nice right hand.
Luatua uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Miric.
Miric is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Miric misses with an uppercut
and Luatua connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Miric scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
A looping hook to the body misses from Luatua. Miric does a little dance to reset his feet.
Luatua misses with a looping right.
A nice side step and Miric releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
A low kick from Miric misses
and Luatua counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That has opened up Mitar Miric's cut even more.
Luatua defending well as Miric loads up on a big left hand.
Miric scores with a body shot.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Luatua might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Luatua scores with a hook.
Luatua chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Luatua swings widly with a right hand
and Miric cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Miric swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Miric throws an overhand right that lands on Luatua's shoulder, as Luatua tries to avoid the shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua avoids a punch combination nicely.
Luatua takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Luatua ducks under a wild hook from Miric.
Miric throws an overhand right that lands on Luatua's shoulder, as Luatua tries to avoid the shot.
Luatua is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Miric.
Miric rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Luatua counters with an outside leg kick.
A thudding body kick lands there by Luatua!
Miric is breathing heavily.
A big right from Luatua misses.
Miric throws a lazy uppercut

and Luatua counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Luatua.
Luatua comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Miric tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mitar Miric showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Mitar Miric's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Miric throws a poor cross that misses

and Luatua counters by moving into the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luatua.
Luatua throws a punch but it's blocked by Miric.
Luatua lands a body punch in the clinch.
Luatua throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Mirics head.
Luatua misses with a punch to the body.
Luatua swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Luatua tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Miric avoids it.
Miric swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Miric throws a head punch that misses.
Miric misses with the head strike.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Miric avoiding damage as Luatua throws knees to the body.
Luatua misses with a body punch.
Luatua digs a right hand underneath Miric's ribcage. Miric let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Miric lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Miric goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Luatua has a couple of punches blocked by Miric.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua working aggressively here.
Miric scores with a hook to the body.
Luatua goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Miric lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Miric tries to work over Luatua's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Miric blocks a body shot from Luatua.
Luatua misses with some punches.
Miric is trying to push Luatua away but Luatua has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Miric misses with a hook to the ribs.
Miric throws a head punch that misses.
Luatua pushes Miric back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

The cut above Mitar Miric's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Miric goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Luatua lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Miric working aggressively here.
Miric wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Luatua has him pressed against the cage.
Miric prevents a body shot from Luatua.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Miric struggles to land a body shot inside as Luatua controls his hands.
A head punch on the inside from Miric fails to land.
Miric misses with a hook to the ribs.
Luatua tries to work over Miric's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Luatua misses with some punches.
Luatua swings wildly with an uppercut but Miric uses good head movement to avoid it.
Miric is trying to break the clinch but Luatua is controlling him.
Luatua lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Luatua looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Luatua blocks an uppercut.
Miric tries to throw a body punch but Luatua avoids it by throwing Miric back against the cage.
Miric lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Luatua backwards.
Robbie Luatua has scored more points in the clinch so far.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Miric misses with some punches.
Miric blocking some punches.
Miric misses with a body punch.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Luatua throws a punch but it's blocked by Miric.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua misses with a punch on the inside.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Luatua creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Miric throws a head punch that misses.
Miric lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Miric avoids the elbow strike from Luatua, against the cage.
Luatua throws an elbow that misses.
Miric tries to work over Luatua's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Miric.
Miric has a couple of punches blocked by Luatua.
Luatua tries a body shot but Miric blocks it.
A right hand to the body from Miric.
Miric working aggressively here.
Luatua working aggressively here.

Miric breaks from the clinch.
Luatua throws a head kick that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Miric missing with a left hand there. Luatua was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Miric - that will leave a mark!
Luatua walks into a left hand.
Luatua stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Miric.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luatua moves out of range as Miric throws a body kick.
Luatua thows a leg kick but Miric checks it
and Miric counters with a stiff right hand.
The fighters circling - Miric throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Miric lands a nice hook to Luatua's body. Luatua takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Miric circles away from the clinch attempt
enabling Miric to counter with a crisp jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mitar Miric really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Mitar Miric's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Luatua looks to throw a body kick
and Miric counters with a stiff right hand.
Luatua is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Miric throws a hook to the side of Luatua's head but Luatua sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Luatua gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Miric swings for the body but Luatua moves out of range.
Luatua swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Miric pushes Luatua away with a front kick.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Miric, as that shot connected.
Luatua wants to clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Miric goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Miric uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Luatua.
Miric scores with a jab to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Miric throws a poor cross that misses
and Luatua counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A slapping leg kick lands for Luatua.
Miric throws a looping overhand right but Luatua ducks down to avoid it.
Miric throws a low kick but Luatua moves out of range easily.
Miric looks to throw the jab but Luatua is out of range.
Luatua scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.

Luatua forces Miric back against the cage and clinches.

Miric pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Luatua wants to slow Miric down by chopping away at his legs.
Miric fails to land with a series of punches.
Luatua takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Miric doesn't seem bothered though.
Luatua takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Miric cracks Luatua with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Luatua blocks a head kick by Miric.
Luatua is looking to counter the offense by Miric and move into the clinch.
Luatua throws a big shot that misses.
Luatua blocks a head kick by Miric.
As Miric looks to move away, Luatua throws a big counter combo but Miric just gets out of the way.
Luatua keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Luatua seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Luatua misses with a low kick.
Miric throws out a counter right but Luatua avoids it with no problem.
Miric lunges at Luatua with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Luatua's hand.
A jab from Miric misses.
It looked like Luatua was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Miric.
Luatua is looking to clinch but Miric is avoiding it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua throws a leg kick that is checked
and Miric counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Luatua throws a jab when Miric was well out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Miric! But no joy.
Luatua moves forwards but Miric connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Miric throws a body shot but no joy.
Luatua appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Luatua tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Miric was well out of range. Poor timing from Luatua.
Luatua cracks Miric with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.

Mitar Miric's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Miric.
Luatua misses with a wild body shot.
Miric misses with a combination

and Luatua counters into the clinch. Nicely done.

Miric pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Miric listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Miric throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Miric throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Luatua slips a straight right by Miric.
Luatua throws a quick counter kick to the body but Miric avoids it.
Luatua feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Mirics jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Luatua looks to land a left hand but Miric moved out of range nicely.
Miric fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Luatua is out of range.
Miric swings widly with a right hand

and Luatua counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Luatua.
Luatua tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Luatua lands a hook to the side of the head.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Robbie Luatua!
Robbie Luatua retains his heavyweight title!
In his post fight interview, Robbie Luatua started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Event: Ascension 1231     
Date:   Dec 31, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Cedrick Frederick. Luatua comes to the cage accompanied by Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

189 cm
29
262 lbs
17 - 10 - 0
190 cm
28
270 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Conviction

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Cedrick Frederick!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Phil Schofield and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A jab from Frederick misses.
Frederick lands with a nice body punch.
Frederick misses with an attempted mid kick.
Frederick throws out a leg kick but Luatua moves out of range and Frederick only half commits.
It looked like Luatua was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Luatua scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

Oooooh!!! Luatua has knocked Frederick down with a huge combo! Luatua steps away and waves a wobbly Frederick back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!

It looks like Cedrick Frederick has been cut.
We've been informed that Frederick 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.
Luatua lands a nice looking kick to the body. Frederick takes a step back to recover.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Frederick throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Luatua lands a big uppercut and Frederick crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Frederick looks OK. Luatua waves Frederick back to his feet!

Frederick is rocked!
An inside leg kick lands from Frederick.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Frederick.
Luatua throws a body shot but no joy.
Luatua fakes the leg kick and cracks Frederick in the body.
Frederick takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Luatua looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A looping hook to the body misses from Frederick. Luatua does a little dance to reset his feet.
Frederick takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Luatua keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Luatua blocks the body kick.
Luatua is looking to counter the offense by Frederick and move into the clinch.
Frederick drops his hands for a split second and Luatua immediately capitalizes on the opportunity by smashing a powerful hook into Frederick face, sending his mouthguard sailing through the air, much to the delight of the crowd. Luatua follows up with a right hand that knocks Frederick into next week. He's out cold and this fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:35 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Robbie Luatua!
Robbie Luatua retains his heavyweight title!
Robbie Luatua was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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Event: Ascension 1210     
Date:   Dec 10, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Masamichi Yamaji. Luatua's entrance music is Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. A fine choice. 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.

189 cm
29
262 lbs
16 - 10 - 0
193 cm
34
262 lbs
17 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Conviction

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Masamichi Yamaji!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, Cecil Peabody and Robert Twigg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yamaji looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

It looks like Masamichi Yamaji has been cut.
Yamaji jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Yamaji swats away the attempt to clinch by Luatua.
Luatua throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Yamaji counters with a thumping low kick.
Luatua uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Yamaji.
Luatua seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Yamaji lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.

It looks like Robbie Luatua has been cut.
Yamaji has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Nice defenses there by Luatua.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yamaji lands a jab to the head.
A big right from Yamaji misses.
Luatua tries to land a front kick but Yamaji steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua fails in his attempt to clinch.
Yamaji throws a counter combo.
Luatua defending well as Yamaji loads up on a big left hand.
Yamaji walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Yamaji throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Yamaji takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Yamaji throws the kick towards the body but Luatua avoids it.
Luatua fails to land with a series of punches.
Yamaji misses with a straight right.
Yamaji throws a head kick but Luatua moves out of range.
Luatua scores with a hook to the body. Yamaji takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Yamaji wants to slow Luatua down by chopping away at his legs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yamaji throws a quick inside leg kick.
Luatua walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Luatua defending well as Yamaji loads up on a big left hand.
Luatua will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Luatua digs a good body shot into Yamaji's ribs.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yamaji scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Luatua chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Yamaji can pounce on him.
Luatua looks to land a right hand but Yamaji moved out of range.
Yamaji slips under a jab.
Yamaji doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Luatua looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Yamaji throws an overhand right that lands on Luatua's shoulder, as Luatua tries to avoid the shot.
Luatua tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Yamaji manages to circle out of the way.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Luatua.
Yamaji misses with a series of wild punches.
Yamaji tries a head kick but it misses.
Luatua fails to land with a series of punches.
Yamaji looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Luatua throws a right hand that Yamaji ducks under and follows up with a left that Yamaji also avoids with ease.
Yamaji ducks under a wild hook from Luatua.
Yamaji uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Luatua.
Luatua connects with a crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A thudding body kick lands there by Luatua!
Yamaji displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Luatua throws out the jab.
Yamaji throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Luatua sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Yamaji throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Yamaji with a nice cross.
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!
Yamaji looks to score with a jab to the body but Luatua is just out of range.
Luatua throwing a counter right hand but Yamaji manages to avoid it.
Luatua throws a looping overhand right but Yamaji ducks down to avoid it.
Yamaji looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Luatua feints a jab promting Yamaji to slip. Luatua then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Yamaji slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.

That has opened up Masamichi Yamaji's cut even more.
Yamaji pulls out of a head kick attempt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Masamichi Yamaji will probably get the nod.
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!


Luatua takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Luatua checks the leg kick nicely there.
As Yamaji tries to get set, Luatua tries to push him back and clinch up but Yamaji manages to avoid the attempt.
Luatua throws a big shot that misses.

Luatua closes the distance and pushes Yamaji back into the cage.
Good body shot from Luatua.
A head punch on the inside from Yamaji fails to land.
Nice body punch from Luatua.
Yamaji is trying to push Luatua away but Luatua has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Luatua misses with some punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua has a couple of punches blocked by Yamaji.
Yamaji prevents a body shot from Luatua.
Yamaji has had enough of the clinch but Luatua keeps him there for the moment.
Yamaji blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Luatua is working Yamaji over against the cage.
Yamaji is breathing heavily.
Yamaji prevents a body shot from Luatua.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yamaji is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Luatua is keeping busy.
Luatua lands a body punch.
Luatua creates some distance for himself and unleashes a massive uppercut that sends Yamaji's eyes rolling into the back of his head! Yamaji drops to his knees and Luatua pours it on with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:22 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Robbie Luatua!
Robbie Luatua retains his heavyweight title!
Robbie Luatua was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
The defeated Masamichi Yamaji had this to say: 'I should have stayed home.'.
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RATING
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Event: Ascension 1116     
Date:   Nov 16, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Russell Wallace. Luatua comes to the cage accompanied by Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. 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?

189 cm
29
262 lbs
15 - 10 - 0
187 cm
34
254 lbs
20 - 10 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Conviction

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Perkele!



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Russell Wallace!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Wallace rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Luatua counters by moving into the clinch.

Wallace breaks from the clinch.
Wallace throws a low kick but Luatua moves out of range easily.
Wallace walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Wallace misses with a hook
letting Luatua counter with a right hand.
Luatua checks the leg kick.
Wallace lands with a good body shot.
Wallace bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Wallace moves out of range of the strikes.
Wallace feints a counter leg kick.
Wallace misses with a hook.
Wallace throws a body shot but no joy.
Luatua slips under a jab.
Wallace thows a left - swing and a miss!
Luatua is looking to counter the offense by Wallace and move into the clinch.
Russell Wallace seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A good leg kick by Wallace.
Wallace has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Luatua.
Luatua seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Wallace throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Wallace fails with a takedown attempt.
Luatua throws a counter high kick but Wallace was just alert enough to avoid it.
Wallace just misses with a punch to the body.
Wallace scores with a jab to the jaw.
Luatua wants to clinch
and Wallace counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Luatua fails in his attempt to clinch.
Luatua lands a right hook to the body.
Luatua throws a low kick but it's checked well by Wallace.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Wallace's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wallace prevents a body shot from Luatua.
Luatua lands a shot to the body.
Luatua blocks an uppercut.
Luatua tries to work over Wallace's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Luatua pushes Wallace back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Wallace looks winded!
Luatua throws an elbow but it's blocked.
A hook to the body from Luatua.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Wallace takes a shot to the head.
Luatua tries to throw a body punch but Wallace avoids it by throwing Luatua back against the cage.
Wallace managing to block the knees to the body from Luatua.
Wallace tries a body shot but Luatua blocks it.
Luatua swings wildly with an uppercut but Wallace uses good head movement to avoid it.
Wallace working aggressively here.
With the fighters up against the cage, Wallace throws an elbow but misses.
Luatua misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Luatua.
Luatua scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Luatua softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Luatua looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Wallace has a couple of punches blocked by Luatua.
Luatua lands a right hand that snaps the head of Wallace backwards.
Luatua avoids the elbow strike from Wallace, against the cage.
Luatua can't find room to land a body shot as Wallace controls the action.
Luatua doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Luatua lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Wallace backwards.
Luatua blocks a punch to the side of the head.
I was talking to Luatua's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Luatua lands a nice shot to the body.
Wallace goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A short right from Wallace.
Luatua lands a left hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luatua lands with a short shot to the head.
Luatua tries to throw a body punch but Wallace avoids it by throwing Luatua back against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua throws a head punch that misses.
Wallace blocks an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Wallace.
Wallace tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Luatua avoids it.
Wallace swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A right handed body shot lands from Wallace.
Luatua gets through Wallace's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Luatua softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Luatua throws a head punch that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Luatua fails to land.
Luatua blocks the elbow strike.
Luatua working aggressively here.
Luatua tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Luatua lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Wallace wants to break free but Luatua has control.
Luatua misses with a hook to the ribs.
Wallace has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Luatua after a bit of a struggle.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Luatua lands with a good body shot.
Wallace misses with a hook
and Luatua counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Luatua tries to bum rush Wallace with a series of wild strikes but Wallace uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Luatua slips a jab from Wallace.
Luatua slips a straight right by Wallace.
Wallace fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Luatua.
Luatua throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Luatua checks a low kick from Wallace.
Luatua swings and misses with a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wallace throws a wild body kick that Luatua sees coming a mile off.

Luatua cracks Wallace with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Luatua has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Wallace to stand back up!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Wallace throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Luatua checks the leg kick nicely there.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Wallace gets tackled into the cage by Luatua. Luatua maintains the clinch.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Wallace blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Luatua.
Wallace throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Luatuas head.
Luatua throws a punch but it's blocked by Wallace.
Wallace swings wildly with an uppercut but Luatua uses good head movement to avoid it.
Luatua tries to work over Wallace's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Wallace goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Wallace prevents a body shot from Luatua.
Wallace lands an elbow inside that Luatua shrugs off.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Luatua.
Luatua lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Wallace backwards.
Luatua misses with a short punch on the inside.
Wallace blocks an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua struggles to land a body shot inside as Wallace controls his hands.
Luatua scores with a hook to the body.
Luatua on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Wallace's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Wallace misses with a short punch on the inside.
Robbie Luatua has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Luatua lands a body punch.
Wallace is breathing heavily.
Luatua lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

Wallace is rocked!
Luatua throws a big uppercut that drops Wallace! More strikes from Luatua and the referee jumps in to stop the fight! Wallace lies dazed against the cage as Luatua celebrates with his cornermen!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:35 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Robbie Luatua!
Robbie Luatua spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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RATING
49%

 

Event: Ascension 1029     
Date:   Oct 29, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Maurice Vontavious Payne and Robbie Luatua. Vontavious Payne comes to the cage accompanied by Hope. Luatua has chosen Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me 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.

194 cm
27
275 lbs
14 - 4 - 0
189 cm
28
262 lbs
14 - 10 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

King of Fists
Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 160$)

Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Maurice Vontavious Payne!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Richard Clark and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua slips under a jab from Vontavious Payne.
Vontavious Payne moves away from the strike by Luatua.
Vontavious Payne looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Vontavious Payne looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Vontavious Payne throws a low kick but Luatua avoids it.
Luatua throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Luatua avoids the body shot from Vontavious Payne.
Vontavious Payne scores with a hook to the body. Luatua takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Vontavious Payne throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua throws a nice inside leg kick.
Vontavious Payne 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.
Vontavious Payne missing with a left hand there. Luatua was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Luatua checks the leg kick nicely there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Vontavious Payne throws out the jab.
A decent looking cross lands there for Luatua.
Luatua keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Vontavious Payne takes a swing at Luatua's ribcage but misses.
Luatua appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Luatua works Vontavious Payne's body with a nice hook.
Luatua throws a jab when Vontavious Payne was well out of range.
Vontavious Payne throws the kick towards the body but Luatua avoids it.
Vontavious Payne defending well as Luatua loads up on a big left hand.
Vontavious Payne misses with an attempted mid kick.
Luatua replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Vontavious Payne blocks it well.
Luatua takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Luatua misses with a straight left.
Good leg kick by Vontavious Payne there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Vontavious Payne swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vontavious Payne misses with a head kick.
Luatua fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Vontavious Payne has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Luatua moves out of range as Vontavious Payne throws a body kick.
Luatua steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Vontavious Payne swings and misses with a hook to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Vontavious Payne thows a left - swing and a miss!
Vontavious Payne tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Luatua was well out of range. Poor timing from Vontavious Payne.
Luatua on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
No joy there for Vontavious Payne, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Luatua steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Vontavious Payne.

Vontavious Payne gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Vontavious Payne tries a body shot but Luatua blocks it.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luatua.
Luatua is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Luatua prevents a body shot from Vontavious Payne.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua blocking some punches.
Vontavious Payne misses with a body punch.
Luatua throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Vontavious Paynes head.

Luatua breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Luatua scores with a nice strike.
Vontavious Payne misses with a body shot.
Luatua looks to land a right hand but Vontavious Payne moved out of range.
Vontavious Payne checks a leg kick nicely.
A good leg kick by Luatua.
Luatua tries to land a body kick
and Vontavious Payne counters with a stiff right hand.
Vontavious Payne misses with a body kick.
A nice side step and Luatua releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Vontavious Payne throws a body punch but Luatua moves out of range.
Vontavious Payne takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Luatua scores with a nice head shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua swings and misses with a hook to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Vontavious Payne takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Luatua misses with a kick to the body.
Luatua looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Vontavious Payne throws a head kick but Luatua moves out of range.
Vontavious Payne throws a hook but Luatua avoids it easily.
Vontavious Payne lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Luatua backs up against the cage.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Luatua, right into the meat.
Luatua takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Luatua moves out of range of the leg kick from Vontavious Payne.
Vontavious Payne defending well as Luatua loads up on a big left hand.
Vontavious Payne checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
A counter left hand to the body from Vontavious Payne misses its target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Maurice Vontavious Payne 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.


Vontavious Payne 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.
Vontavious Payne misses with a body kick.
Luatua lands the left hand.
Luatua fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Vontavious Payne manages to avoid it.
Maurice Vontavious Payne seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Vontavious Payne is looking to score with low kicks.
Luatua was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Vontavious Payne is looking to wear down Luatua with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
A swing and a miss from Vontavious Payne.
Luatua displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Vontavious Payne throws out the jab.
A slow jab from Luatua misses its intended target.
Vontavious Payne is looking to counter with a body kick.
A low kick from Vontavious Payne misses
letting Luatua counter with a right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Luatua lands a big right hand that sends Vontavious Payne crashing to the mat! Luatua stays standing though and waves Vontavious Payne back to his feet!

Vontavious Payne is rocked!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luatua takes a head kick and keeps coming.
The fighters circling - Luatua throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua drops Vontavious Payne with a naaaaasty hook - Vontavious Payne is in real trouble here! Luatua dives in to side control and pounds out his opponent for a TKO victory! The crowd goes nuts!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:06 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Robbie Luatua!
Robbie Luatua is the new heavyweight champion!
Robbie Luatua bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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RATING
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Event: Ascension 1005     
Date:   Oct 05, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Frankie Malone. Luatua comes to the cage accompanied by Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. 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.

189 cm
28
262 lbs
13 - 10 - 0
197 cm
36
270 lbs
16 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

Conviction

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Frankie Malone!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Chris Edwards and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua throws a lazy uppercut
and Malone counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Malone lands a head kick. Luatua smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Malone looks to land a combination but Luatua avoids it well.
Luatua goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Luatua thows a left - swing and a miss!
Frankie Malone seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

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

It looks like Robbie Luatua has been cut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Malone throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Luatua was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Luatua blocks the body kick.
Luatua moves forwards but Malone connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Malone swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Luatua connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A looping hook to the body misses from Luatua. Malone does a little dance to reset his feet.
A head kick by Malone misses
and Luatua counters with a left and a right that stings Malone.
Luatua lands a really nice looking cross but Malone seems unphased.
Malone throws a head kick that misses
and Luatua makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Malone tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Luatua is able to avoid easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice straight punches there by Luatua. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Luatua.
Malone throws a leg kick that is checked
and Luatua makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Malone really felt that one!
Malone looks winded!
Malone closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.

It looks like Frankie Malone has been cut.
Luatua lands a nice hook to Malone's body. Malone takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

Luatua drops Malone with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but Malone looks back up at him and smiles so Luatua waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed.

Malone is rocked!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Luatua lands a leg kick that knocks Malone off balance momentarily.
Luatua misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Malone.
Malone throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
A decent looking cross lands there for Luatua.

Luatua has taken the fight to the clinch.
Luatua has Malone pressed against the cage, preventing Malone from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Malone prevents a body shot from Luatua.
Luatua misses with a body punch.
Malone's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Luatua misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua lands a body punch in the clinch.

Luatua pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Malone thows a leg kick but Luatua checks it
and Malone takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
We've been told by Luatua's head coaches at Die Reeperbahn that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Luatua tries to clinch but Malone is having none of it.
Malone misses with a leg kick.
Malone misses with the body kick

and Luatua counters with a nice right hand that sends Malone toppling to the canvas! Malone scrambles and gets back to his feet - can Luatua finish him?!
Luatua changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
A head kick misses from Luatua.
Luatua throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Luatua with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Malone pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Luatua moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

Luatua lands a big head kick that sends Malone tumbling to the mat! Luatua takes a step backwards and waves Malone back to his feet - he wants the finish!
Luatua scoring well with a low kick there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Malone misses with a double jab.
Luatua connects with a single shot there.
Luatua throws a big shot that misses.
Malone throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Luatua wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Luatua misses with a series of wild punches.
Malone moves out of range of the body kick.
Malone throws a counter combo.
Luatua throws a right and a left that both miss.
Malone takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Luatua clobbers Malone with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Malone goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Luatua cracks a nice hook into Malone's ribs.
Luatua looks to throw a body kick
and Malone counters with an inside leg kick.
Malone buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Malone throws a leg kick which misses Luatua's front leg but catches the back leg as Luatua tries to avoid it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Luatua avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Luatua tries to close the distance and clinch up but Malone swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Malone takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Malone chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Luatua can pounce on him.
Malone throws a sloppy head kick
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Luatua swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Malone counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Malone.
Luatua has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Malone.
Malone throws a sloppy head kick and Luatua moves out of range easily.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Luatua throws out a loose jab but Malone uses good head movement to avoid it.
Malone on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Luatua. Luatua obviously looking to wear him down.
That kick from Malone tenderised Luatua's leg. Luatua is trying to keep his angry face on.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Robbie Luatua dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


An inside leg kick from Malone misses.

Luatua has taken the fight to the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Luatua fails to land.
Malone avoids the elbow strike from Luatua, against the cage.
Malone's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
A right hand to the body from Luatua.
Luatua pushes Malone back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Luatua throws a punch but it's blocked by Malone.

Malone breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Malone throws a sloppy head kick and Luatua moves out of range easily.
Luatua was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Malone misses with an attempted mid kick.
Malone misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Malone moves to clinch but Luatua breaks away
and Malone takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Luatua scores with a nice right hand.
Luatua throws a head kick that misses.
Malone throws a wild body kick that Luatua sees coming a mile off.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Malone throws a low kick, looking for Luatua's leg but Luatua calmly moves out of range.
Malone uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luatua.
Malone steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Luatua throws a half hearted mid kick.
Malone motions for Luatua to come forward. Malone throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Luatua swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Luatua throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Malone keeps the fight on the outside.
Malone misses with the body kick
and Luatua counters with a low kick, right behind Malone 's knee.
Malone is breathing heavily.
Malone tries to land a front kick but Luatua steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Malone throws a poor cross that misses
and Malone takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

Luatua moves into range and clinches up with Malone.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Luatua.
Malone missing with knees to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Luatua's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Malone wants to clinch
and Luatua counters with a nice uppercut.
Malone scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Malone lands a head shot.
Malone takes one to the side of the head.
Luatua turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

Luatua lands a big uppercut and Malone crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Malone looks OK. Luatua waves Malone back to his feet!
Malone is still on wobbly legs! Can Luatua finish him?
Malone keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

Luatua fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Malone, pushing him back against the cage.
Malone seems to have recovered his senses.
Luatua tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Luatua struggles to land a body shot inside as Malone controls his hands.
Malone blocks an uppercut.
A right hand to the body from Luatua.
Luatua is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Malone can do to turn this around?
Luatua lands with a light punch inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Malone misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Luatua.
Luatua lands a nice elbow.

Luatua breaks from the clinch.
Malone tries to clinch
and Luatua counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Luatua lands a leg kick that knocks Malone off balance momentarily.
Malone steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Luatua. That one must have hurt.

Luatua lands a big uppercut and Malone crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Malone looks OK. Luatua waves Malone back to his feet!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Malone tries a low kick but Luatua avoids it.
Luatua cracks Malone's jaw with two stiff jabs then ducks low and throws a soul-severing right uppercut to the mouth!! Malone slumps to the ground with blood on his lips. The referee steps in before Luatua can do further damage! This one is done, son!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:41 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Robbie Luatua!
After the fight, Robbie Luatua was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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FIGHT
RATING
96%

 

Event: Ascension -1     
Date:   Aug 17, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Sota Sankari. Luatua's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. Sankari is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: For Heavy Metal we will die!. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

189 cm
28
262 lbs
12 - 10 - 0
195 cm
29
260 lbs
11 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Sota Sankari!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, James Atkins and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sankari uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Luatua.
Sankari wants to counter with a clinch but Luatua pushes him away.
Luatua throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Sankari counters with a straight right hand.
Sankari misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Luatua.
Sankari darts in trying to clinch
and Luatua counters with an outside leg kick.
Luatua throws a solid leg kick but Sankari takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Luatua.
Luatua throws a jab but it's blocked by Sankari.
Luatua looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Luatua misses with a body kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Sankari.
Sankari with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Sankari lands with a kick to the temple. Luatua shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Sankari throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Luatua ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sankari moves away.
Sankari swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Luatua ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Luatua swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sankari slips a jab and a cross from Luatua.
Sankari moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Luatua dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Luatua throws out a powerful jab.
Sankari throws a leg kick that misses.
Sankari misses with an uppercut.
Luatua misses with a leg kick.
Luatua scores with a nice right hand.
A slapping leg kick lands for Luatua.
Luatua blocks a head kick by Sankari.
Luatua steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Sankari. That one must have hurt.
Luatua ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sankari moves away.
Sankari looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
Sota Sankari seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sankari uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Luatua.
Sankari checks a leg kick.
Sankari throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sankari. Luatua does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sankari jabs Luatua to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Sankari misses with a low kick.
Sankari looks to land a left hand but Luatua moved out of range nicely.
Luatua looks to land a combination but Sankari avoids it well.
Luatua misses with a low kick.
A slapping body kick lands there for Luatua.
Luatua blocks a head kick by Sankari.
Luatua swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Sankari fakes the leg kick and cracks Luatua in the body.
Luatua scores with a nice strike.
Sankari slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
A nice leg kick lands there from Luatua.
Sankari swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Luatua counters with a good low kick that Sankari was not able to check.
Good work by Sankari as he checks the leg kick.
Sankari tries a quick counter leg kick but Luatua is wise to it.
Sankari throws a body kick that misses
and Luatua counters with a left to the body.
Sankari feints and then cracks Luatua's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Luatua down.
Sankari fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sankari throws an overhand right that lands on Luatua's shoulder, as Luatua tries to avoid the shot.
Luatua ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Luatua lands with a shot to the body.
Luatua misses with a low kick.
Sankari uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Luatua.
Luatua dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Sankari. That did some damage!
Sankari throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Luatua takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Sankari changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Luatua throws a low kick but Sankari moves out of range easily.

Sankari has closed the distance and engaged Luatua in a clinch.
Luatua misses with a hook from the clinch.

Luatua breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Sankari scores with a jab to the head.
Luatua swings for the body but Sankari moves out of range.
Sankari appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Luatua chopping away at his opponent's legs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sankari ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Luatua will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Luatua moves out of range as Sankari throws a body kick.
Luatua throws a body shot but no joy.
Luatua jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Luatua doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Sankari throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A quick step to the side and Luatua tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sankari lunges at Luatua with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Luatua's hand.
Luatua misses with a body shot.
Luatua misses with a hook. Sankari ducked under it nicely.
Luatua throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Sankari tries to move into range but Luatua moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sankari throws a body shot but no joy.
Sankari takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Sankari tries to close the distance and clinch up but Luatua swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Sankari misses with a few strikes there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Robbie Luatua 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.


Sankari showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Luatua.
Sankari avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Sankari dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Luatua. That did some damage!
Luatua cracks Sankari with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Sankari misses with a lunging right hand
and Luatua counters with a right hand to the body.
Luatua misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sankari.
Sankari misses with a looping left.
It looked like Luatua wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Sankari is looking to slow Luatua down with leg kicks.
Luatua misses with a wild body shot.
Luatua turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Sankari is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Luatua rather than just go for the knockout.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sankari scores with a kick to the body.
Sankari tries to clinch but Luatua moves out of range.
Luatua displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sankari throws out the jab.
Luatua swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Luatua uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
A big right from Luatua misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Luatua throws the left hand but Sankari avoids the punch easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sankari clobbers Luatua with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Luatua. Sankari shrugs it off though.
A clash of legs there as Luatua blocks the low kick.
A big right from Luatua misses.
Sankari connects with a looping right hand.
Luatua fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sankari manages to avoid it.
Luatua throws a leg kick but Sankari moved away.
Sankari avoids a punch combination nicely.
Sankari misses with a head kick.
Sankari lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Sankari misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Luatua.
Sankari throws an off balance right hand
and Luatua counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sankari fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Luatua manages to avoid it.
Luatua looks to land a body kick but Sankari moved away.
Sankari lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Luatua throws a low kick but Sankari moves out of range easily.
Sankari throws a big shot that misses.
It looked like Luatua was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Sankari.
Luatua has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Sankari.
Luatua tries a head kick but it misses.
Luatua connects with a good right hand that stumbles Sankari. Sankari circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Sankari fails to land with a series of punches.
Sankari walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Luatua checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Sankari takes a swing at Luatua's ribcage but misses.
Sankari 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.
Luatua is looking to land body kicks.
Sankari looks to score with a jab to the body but Luatua is just out of range.
A counter left hand to the body from Luatua misses its target.
Luatua avoids a kick to the body.
Sankari motions for Luatua to come forward. Sankari throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Luatua uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sankari.
Sankari on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua misses with an uppercut. Sankari saw that one coming.
Sankari takes one to the chin there.
Sankari throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Luatua lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Sankari scores with a punch to the head.
Luatua misses with a low kick.
Luatua swings for the body but Sankari moves out of range.
Luatua avoids a kick to the body.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Luatua throws out a loose jab but Sankari uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sankari's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Luatua lands with a thumping leg kick.
Luatua throws an off balance right hand
and Sankari cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Sankari moves in looking to clinch but Luatua pushes him off.
Sankari lands a head kick. Luatua smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Sankari.
Luatua has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Sankari.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luatua pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Luatua 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 Sankari has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Sankari and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A nice inside leg kick there by Luatua. That's going to slow Sankari down.
Sankari moves away from the strike by Luatua.

Luatua lands a left and a right that send Sankari crashing to the mat, dazed. Luatua thinks about following him to the mat but decides to wave him back up to his feet!

Sankari is rocked!
Luatua ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Sankari is still on wobbly legs! Can Luatua finish him?
Sankari is breathing heavily.
Luatua lands hard precision jab right on the jaw that stiffens Sankari up and sends him tumbling to the mat! The ref grabs Luatua from behind before he can pounce. Some folks in the crowd didn't like that stoppage, but I saw Sankari's eyes roll way back in his head, he was done.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:28 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Robbie Luatua!
Robbie Luatua tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
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FIGHT
RATING
76%

 

Event: Ascension 353     
Date:   Jun 03, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Anthony Joseph and Robbie Luatua. Joseph comes to the cage accompanied by The Rover. Luatua has chosen Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me as his entrance music. I'm sure you'll be fascinated to know that I was talking to some pointless Z list celebrity before the fight and he thought that Robbie Luatua was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

204 cm
30
232 lbs
11 - 3 - 0
189 cm
27
262 lbs
11 - 10 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250

Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Anthony Joseph!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Joseph misses with a low kick.
Joseph blocks the body kick.
Luatua misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting Joseph counter with a right hand.
Luatua has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Joseph.
Joseph throws a big shot that misses.
Luatua steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Joseph.
Luatua is looking to clinch.
Joseph has been working on his boxing with his coaches at You call THAT wrestling?? in the buildup to the fight.
A clash of legs there as Joseph blocks the low kick.

Joseph gets tackled into the cage by Luatua. Luatua maintains the clinch.
Luatua swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Joseph has a couple of punches blocked by Luatua.
The referee calls for Joseph to work.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Joseph swings wildly with an uppercut but Luatua uses good head movement to avoid it.
Luatua has a couple of punches blocked by Joseph.
Joseph lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Luatua looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Luatua scores with a shoulder strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua misses with a punch to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Joseph.
Luatua misses with a hook to the ribs.
Luatua has a couple of punches blocked by Joseph.
Luatua misses with a hook from the clinch.
Joseph throws a punch but it's blocked by Luatua.
Luatua misses with a punch to the body.
Luatua misses with some punches.
Luatua misses with a short punch on the inside.
Joseph scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Luatua cracks Joseph with a nice body shot.
Luatua misses with some punches.
Joseph controlling the action here for a moment.
With the fighters up against the cage, Joseph throws an elbow but misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua lands a body punch.
Joseph is looking to control Luatua's arms but Luatua gets an underhook and turns him. Now Joseph has his back to the cage.
Joseph blocks a body shot from Luatua.
Luatua misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Luatua fails to land.
Luatua lands a left hand.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Joseph stalling in the clinch but Luatua improves position.
Luatua can't find room to land a body shot as Joseph controls the action.
Luatua makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Luatua fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Luatua misses with a body punch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Joseph taking a breather.
Joseph is trying to break the clinch but Luatua is controlling him.
Luatua prevents a body shot from Joseph.
Luatua working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Joseph.
Joseph working Luatua over with knees to the body.
Joseph throws a punch but it's blocked by Luatua.
Joseph prevents a body shot from Luatua.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Luatua blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
A short right from Luatua.
Luatua fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Joseph wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Luatua has him pressed against the cage.
Luatua lands a shot to the body.
Joseph is breathing heavily.
Luatua lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Luatua lands a right hand that snaps the head of Joseph backwards.
Luatua lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Luatua makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Luatua swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Nice body punch from Luatua - that landed with a thud.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua pressing his opponent against the cage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Luatua throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Josephs head.
Joseph blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Luatua lands an elbow inside.
Joseph is trying to stall.
Luatua tries to work over Joseph's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short right from Luatua on the inside.
A short uppercut from Luatua.
Luatua prevents a body shot from Joseph.
Joseph works on Luatua's body with a couple of short punches.
Joseph takes a shot to the head.
Luatua scores with a hook to the body.
A right hook to the body lands for Luatua.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Luatua misses with a straight left.
Joseph misses with an attempted mid kick.
Robbie Luatua seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Joseph throws a solid leg kick but Luatua takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Joseph.
Luatua lands a nice looking body kick.
Luatua throws out a powerful jab.

It looks like Anthony Joseph has been cut.
Luatua throws a lazy right hand but Joseph sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Joseph has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Luatua delivers a nice body kick.
Luatua dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A punch combination from Luatua misses.
It looked like Joseph wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Luatua throws a body punch but Joseph moves out of range.
Luatua cracks Joseph with a good jab.
Luatua throws a jab but it's blocked by Joseph.
Joseph throws a lazy right hand but Luatua sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Luatua lands a nice shot to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Luatua fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Joseph.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A low kick from Joseph misses
and Luatua counters with a good low kick that Joseph was not able to check.
Luatua ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Joseph moves away.

Luatua feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Joseph sprawling to the canvas! Joseph rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can Luatua finish him?!
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Joseph crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Luatua - the referee stops the clock and Joseph gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Luatua. Joseph manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Luatua loads up on a big right hand but Joseph slips the punch.
A slapping leg kick lands for Luatua.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Luatua closes the distance and lands a crisp combination that knocks Joseph out cold! Joseph corner are devastated, head in hands behind our commentary position. Poor guys.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:31 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Robbie Luatua!
A very excited looking Robbie Luatua rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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RATING
57%

 

Event: LEGACY! 64     
Date:   Apr 09, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hennan Hoyce and Robbie Luatua. Luatua has chosen Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

195 cm
26
290 lbs
7 - 3 - 0
189 cm
26
262 lbs
11 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Hennan Hoyce!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
The judges for this bout are Elvis Blanc, William Peck and Gregory Folan.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

Hoyce drops Luatua with a beautiful combination! Luatua stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Hoyce is looking for the KO!

It looks like Robbie Luatua has been cut.
Luatua looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Hoyce swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hoyce connects with the punch.
Robbie Luatua seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Luatua wants to slow Hoyce down by chopping away at his legs.
Hoyce misses with a wild body shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Luatua lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.

Hoyce lands a left and a right that send Luatua crashing to the mat, dazed. Hoyce thinks about following him to the mat but decides to wave him back up to his feet!
Hoyce and Luatua are patiently standing in front of each other looking for an opening. Hoyce throws a head kick. It's landed, knocking Luatua into next week! Ooooh that was huge! Hoyce knows it - he's on the cage flexing is biceps. That's a bit weird considering he won by kick but whatever.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Hennan Hoyce!
After winning the bout, Hennan Hoyce thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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pop
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manager
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FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: LEGACY! 54     
Date:   Mar 05, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Bull Hurley and Robbie Luatua. Luatua has chosen Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me as his entrance music. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

200 cm
23
245 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
189 cm
26
262 lbs
11 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

AnonymouS

Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Bull Hurley!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
The judges for this bout are Robert Douchet, Alec Ball and Yves DeLean.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua looks for the body kick but Hurley saw that one coming.
Hurley moves out of range of the body kick.
A head kick from Hurley lands but Luatua takes it in his stride.
Luatua goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Hurley swings for the body but Luatua moves out of range.
Hurley keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Hurley lands an overhand right.
Luatua avoids the body shot from Hurley.
Hurley ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Luatua moves away.
Luatua throws out a counter right but Hurley avoids it with no problem.
Hurley keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Luatua.
Hurley throwing a counter right hand but Luatua manages to avoid it.
Hurley connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Luatua throws out a powerful jab.
Hurley moves forwards but Luatua connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Luatua avoids the head kick by Hurley.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hurley lands a nice looking body kick.
Hurley tries to clinch there but Luatua circles away.
Luatua tries a head kick but it misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Hurley looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Luatua lands a leg kick that knocks Hurley off balance momentarily.
Luatua on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Luatua throws a jab but it's blocked by Hurley.
Hurley sizes up Luatua with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Hurley pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A little jabbing left from Luatua on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Luatua scoring well with a low kick there.
A telegraphed right hand from Hurley misses the target.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hurley. Luatua does a little dance to reset his feet.
Luatua throws a counter combo.
Hurley thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Luatua if he has to take too many more of those.
A solid body kick from Hurley.
Hurley lands an overhand right.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Luatua rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Hurley moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Luatua jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Hurley slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Hurley throws a shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hurley throws a hook but Luatua blocks it.
Luatua feints and then cracks Hurley's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hurley down.
Luatua blocks the body kick.
Luatua throws a chopping leg kick but Hurley manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Hurley checks a low kick from Luatua.
Good exchange - Hurley coming out on top.
Luatua uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Hurley.
Hurley is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Hurley's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Hurley duly obliges.
Nice body kick from Hurley.
Hurley is looking to land body kicks.
Hurley feints and then cracks Luatua's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Luatua down.
A slow jab from Luatua misses its intended target.
Luatua ducks under a wild hook from Hurley.
A solid leg kick lands there for Luatua.
Hurley thuds his shin into the meat of Luatua's side.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice jab there from Hurley.
Hurley is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Luatua throws a looping overhand right but Hurley ducks down to avoid it.
Luatua throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Hurley throws a wild body kick that Luatua sees coming a mile off.
Luatua checks the leg kick.
Hurley misses with a body kick.
Luatua moves out of range of the body kick from Hurley.
Luatua throws out a counter right but Hurley avoids it with no problem.
Hurley throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Hurley looks to land a body kick but Luatua moved away.
Hurley scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Luatua doesn't seem bothered though.
Hurley throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Good leg kick by Hurley there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Bull Hurley seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hurley misses with a head kick.
Both fighters circling a little - Hurley finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Luatua moves out of range of the body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hurley keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Luatua has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Hurley.
Hurley throws an overhand right that lands on Luatua's shoulder, as Luatua tries to avoid the shot.
Hurley takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Luatua misses with the combination.
Hurley avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Hurley checks a leg kick nicely.
Luatua waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Hurley.
A thudding body kick lands there by Hurley!
Hurley misses with a body kick.
Hurley throws a lazy body kick
and Luatua counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
A head kick misses from Hurley.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Luatua tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Hurley slips a jab and a cross from Luatua.
Luatua blocks the body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nice shot by Hurley.
Luatua throws a leg kick but Hurley sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Hurley uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Luatua.
Hurley moves out of range as Luatua strikes.
Hurley misses with an attempted mid kick.
Luatua tries to land a front kick but Hurley steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
A slapping body kick lands there for Hurley.
Hurley is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Hurley lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Hurley throws a nice looking combination but Luatua bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Luatua swats away the attempt to clinch by Hurley.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Hurley.
Luatua lands with a thumping leg kick.
Hurley connects with a right hand. Luatua shakes it off.
Luatua moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Bull Hurley is winning the standup battle so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Hurley, right into the meat.
Hurley looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Luatua misses with a head kick.
Luatua has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Hurley listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Luatua throws a head kick that misses.
Hurley blocks a leg kick.
Hurley misses with a wild body shot.
Hurley lands a front kick.
Luatua lands with a straight right. Hurley didn't see that one coming.
Hurley with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Luatua to score with a decent uppercut.
Hurley lands a high kick!
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Luatua might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Hurley has got the better of the exchanges.
Luatua on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luatua connects with a body shot.
Hurley throws a front kick aimed at Luatua's knee but Luatua avoids it well.
Hurley misses with an attempted mid kick.
Luatua appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Hurleys jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Luatua walks into a straight right hand from Hurley.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Hurley, right into the meat.
Luatua pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Hurley scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Hurley cracks Luatua with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Hurley ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Luatua moves away.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Luatua - that will leave a mark!
Luatua misses with a jab, cross combination.
Hurley thuds his shin into the meat of Luatua's side.
Hurley is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Luatua can do to turn this around?
Luatua is breathing heavily.
Luatua looks to score with a jab to the body but Hurley is just out of range.
Hurley lands a body shot.
Luatua has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Hurley finds it's way round the side to connect with Luatua's head.
Luatua swings widly with a right hand
and Luatua takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hurley scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Luatua swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Hurley appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Hurley explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Hurley misses with a double jab.
A countering left hand to the body from Luatua misses.
Luatua needs to keep his hands up - Hurley had a free shot at his head there.
Jab, jab by Hurley - just one landing.
Hurley has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Hurley looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Hurley delivers a nice body kick.
Hurley swinging wildly here.
Luatua tries to counter with a clinch but Hurley shakes him off and moves away.
A big left from Hurley misses.
Hurley has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Hurley there as he acknowledges the shot.
Hurley throws a quick inside leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Hurley uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Luatua.
Hurley slips a jab from Luatua.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua lands a nice leg kick that just misses Hurley's sensitive parts.
Nice shot lands for Hurley.
Hurley is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Luatua takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Luatua lands with a cross.
Luatua lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Luatua tries to work over Hurley's front leg with a kick but Hurley checks it.
Luatua steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Hurley. That one must have hurt.
A slapping body kick lands there for Hurley.
Luatua keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Luatua throws a push kick but Hurley slaps the foot to one side.
Luatua takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Hurley works Luatua's body with a nice hook.
Luatua misses with a looping left.
Nice shot lands for Hurley.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bull Hurley 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!


Luatua keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A thudding body kick lands there by Hurley!
Luatua fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Hurley checks it well.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Hurley.
Luatua throws a shot from downtown. Hurley moves away and avoids it.
A low kick from Luatua misses
and Hurley counters with a body kick that stops Luatua in his tracks momentarily.
Hurley thuds his shin into the meat of Luatua's side.
Hurley connects with a good right hand that stumbles Luatua. Luatua circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Nice body kick from Hurley.
Nice uppercut lands for Hurley. That snapped Luatua's head back.

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

Luatua is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Hurley fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Luatua looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Luatua closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Hurley lands a nice shot to the body.
Luatua takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hurley connects with a body shot that sends Luatua's belly button to the back.
Hurley misses with a double jab.
Hurley smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Good work by Hurley as he checks the leg kick.
A shot to the liver by Hurley. Beautiful body shot.
Hurley sizes up Luatua with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Luatua is still on wobbly legs! Can Hurley finish him?
Luatua takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Hurley's corner calls for a 1-2. Hurley obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Hurley closes the distance and lands a vicious right hand that drops Luatua! Hurley dives in looking to finish! Luatua is still trying to defend himself but he's taking too many shots and the referee has no choice but to stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:41 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Bull Hurley!
Our winner, Bull Hurley, 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
93%

 

Event: LEGACY! 46     
Date:   Feb 06, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ken Halo and Robbie Luatua. The crowd seem to be enjoying Luatua's choice of entrance music: Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

192 cm
26
243 lbs
15 - 6 - 0
189 cm
25
262 lbs
11 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Reaper Combatwear
V-Mask Clothing (10%)

Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ken Halo!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
The judges for this bout are Gregory Folan, Alec Ball and Yves DeLean.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Halo bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A little feinted left hand from Halo on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Luatua takes a swing at Halo's ribcage but misses.
And Halo counters with a quick kick to the body but Luatua blocks it.
Halo steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Luatua.
Luatua fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Halo.
Luatua misses with a low kick.
Luatua misses with a body kick.
Halo takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Luatua forces Halo back against the cage and clinches.
Luatua tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Halo lands a nice shot to the body.
Halo lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Luatua backwards.
Halo lands a body shot in the clinch.
I was talking to Halo's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Luatua can't find room to land a body shot as Halo controls the action.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Halo lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Luatua just misses with a elbow thrown towards Halo's brow.
Halo tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Halo tries a body shot but Luatua blocks it.
Still in the clinch, Halo scores with a nice short uppercut.
A short right from Luatua on the inside.
Luatua tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Halo's elbow.
Luatua prevents a body shot from Halo.
Halo throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Luatuas head.
Halo blocks an uppercut.

Halo breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Luatua is looking to clinch but Halo is avoiding it.
Luatua tries to land a front kick but Halo steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Luatua tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
It looked like Halo wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Luatua explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Halo moves out of range as Luatua throws a body kick.
Halo half committed to a counter leg kick.
Halo moves out of range of the body kick from Luatua.
Halo seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Luatua throws a predictable looking body shot
and Halo counters with a leg kick.
Luatua fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Halo manages to avoid it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Luatua fails in his attempt to clinch.
Luatua misses with a double jab.
A quick step to the side and Halo tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Luatua lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Luatua tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Halo is able to avoid easily.

Luatua fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Halo, pushing him back against the cage.
Halo lands a nice uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Halo on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Halo lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

Halo's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Luatua scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Luatua motions for Halo to come forward. Luatua throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A counter left hand to the body from Halo misses its target.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Luatua 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 Halo has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Halo and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Robbie Luatua seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Halo swats away the attempt to clinch by Luatua.
Luatua fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Halo steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Luatua. That one must have hurt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua lands a leg kick that knocks Halo off balance momentarily.
Luatua misses with a body kick.
A quick step to the side and Halo tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
A looping hook to the body misses from Luatua. Halo does a little dance to reset his feet.
Halo was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Luatua.
It looked like Halo was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Luatua.
Halo takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
A bone on bone clash there as Halo blocks the leg kick.
It looked like Halo was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.

Luatua has managed to clinch.
Halo blocking some punches.

Halo manages to break the clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Luatua is looking to clinch but Halo is avoiding it.
Halo appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Luatua catches Halo with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Luatua misses with the body kick
and Luatua takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Luatua misses with the body kick
and Halo connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Luatua tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Halo was well out of range. Poor timing from Luatua.
Halo uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luatua.
Halo throws a quick counter kick to the body but Luatua avoids it.
Luatua turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Halo takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Halo throws a big counter combination but Luatua scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.

Luatua closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A right handed body shot lands from Halo.
Ken Halo has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Luatua can't find room to land a body shot as Halo controls the action.
Halo misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Halo scores with a shot to the side of Luatua's head.
A short body shot lands from Halo as the two fighters clinch.
Luatua is breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short left from Halo.
Halo can't find room to land a body shot as Luatua controls the action.
A hook to the body from Halo.
Halo is working Luatua over against the cage.
Halo pushes Luatua back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Halo stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Halo lands with a short shot to the head.
Halo lands with a right to the head.

Halo breaks from the clinch.
Luatua throws a body kick that misses.
Ken Halo is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Luatua looks to land a right hand but Halo moved out of range.
Halo avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Halo appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Luatua throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Luatua throws a lazy uppercut
and Halo counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick from Luatua misses.
Halo throwing a counter right hand but Luatua manages to avoid it.
Halo keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Luatua throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Halo sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Luatua swings away with a body shot that misses
and Halo counters with a lovely straight right hand!

It looks like Robbie Luatua has been cut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Luatua looks to score with a jab to the body but Halo is just out of range.
Halo blocks a head kick by Luatua.
It looked like Halo wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Luatua pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Halo feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Luatua misses the shot to the body.
Halo is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Luatua.
Luatua throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Halo sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Luatua throws a head kick but Halo moves out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Halo on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Halo moves out of range as Luatua strikes.
Halo takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Luatua with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Luatua scores with a leg kick.
Luatua tries to clinch
and Halo counters with a body kick that stops Luatua in his tracks momentarily.
Luatua misses with the body kick
and Halo counters with a good low kick that Luatua was not able to check.
Luatua swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Luatua fails to land with a series of punches.
Luatua looks to score with a jab to the body but Halo is just out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lazy body kick from Luatua
and Halo counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Halo keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Halo throwing a counter right hand but Luatua manages to avoid it.
Robbie Luatua seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Luatua throws a head kick that misses.
Luatua throws a push kick but Halo slaps the foot to one side.
Halo jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Luatua tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A low kick from Luatua is predictable there
and Halo counters with a good low kick that Luatua was not able to check.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Halo slips under a jab from Luatua.
Halo is looking for a counter combo.
Luatua finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Luatua.
Halo throwing a counter right hand but Luatua manages to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ken Halo dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Robbie Luatua's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Luatua throws a quick inside leg kick.
Luatua throws a sloppy body shot
and Halo counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Halo is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Luatua walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Halo checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A left and a right from Luatua both land. Nice combination.
Luatua throws a hook but Halo blocks it.
Luatua misses with a left hand
and Halo counters with a thumping low kick.
Luatua closes the distance but Halo moves to the side

and Halo counters with a crisp one two that drops Luatua! Halo thinks about following him to the mat for a moment but instead steps back and waves Luatua to his feet! Luatua is in big trouble!

Luatua is rocked!
A low kick from Luatua misses
and Halo counters with a beautiful right hand that knocks Luatua out cold! What a finish! Halo is going crazy, running around the mat, summersaulting off the corner posts and screaming into the cameras. Something tells me he's pretty happy!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:56 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Ken Halo!
An intense looking Ken Halo took to the microphone post fight and gave a little speech: 'Kermit you are not the frog I mistook you for, you are a much more worthy opponent, and I am happy to have smashed your face with my fist, thank you for this honor. Broken Halo Pride!'.
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pop
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manager
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FIGHT
RATING
55%

 

Event: LEGACY! 35     
Date:   Jan 01, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Stu Grimson and Robbie Luatua. Grimson comes to the cage accompanied by Omerta - Lamb of God. Luatua has chosen Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Robbie Luatua has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Stu Grimson's chin.

198 cm
25
270 lbs
18 - 0 - 0
189 cm
25
262 lbs
11 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Stu Grimson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
The judges for this bout are Sosuke Kotani, Shirou Masuda and Shigeki Sano.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Grimson at a distance.
Grimson ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Grimson connects with a solid leg kick.
Luatua throws a lazy right hand but Grimson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Grimson has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Guerrilla MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Grimson scores with a jab.
Luatua scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A left lands for Luatua.
We've been informed that Luatua 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.
Luatua connects with a good right hand that stumbles Grimson. Grimson circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Grimson throws out a leg kick but Luatua moves out of range and Grimson only half commits.
Luatua works over Grimson's head and body with a nice combination.
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!
Luatua misses with a looping left.
Grimson looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Luatua goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Luatua delivers a nice body kick.
Luatua lands a slapping body shot.
Grimson takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Grimson throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Luatua misses with an attempted mid kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua lands a nice looking body shot.
Grimson thuds his shin into the meat of Luatua's side.
Luatua fails in his attempt to clinch.
Luatua throws a body punch but Grimson moves out of range.
Luatua tries a head kick but it misses.
Luatua swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Grimson was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Luatua shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Nice body punch from Grimson.
Nice jab there from Grimson.
Luatua throws a leg kick
and Grimson counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Luatua looks winded!
Grimson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Grimson scores with a jab to the jaw.
Grimson connects with an inside leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luatua avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Grimson wants to land a leg kick but Luatua is out of range.
Grimson avoids a kick to the body.
Luatua dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Grimson. That did some damage!
A shot to the liver by Luatua. Beautiful body shot.
Luatua goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Grimson attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Luatua scores with a hook.
Luatua walks into a left hand.
Grimson ducks under a wild hook from Luatua.
Luatua throws a push kick but Grimson slaps the foot to one side.
Grimson connects with a solid leg kick.
Luatua moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Luatua tries to land a front kick but Grimson steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
A telegraphed right hand from Luatua misses the target.
Luatua swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

It looks like Robbie Luatua has been cut.

Luatua has closed the distance and engaged Grimson in a clinch.
Luatua working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Grimson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Luatua is leaning against Grimson and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Grimson working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Luatua blocks an uppercut.
Luatua swings wildly with an uppercut but Grimson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Luatua swings away with an uppercut that misses.

Grimson's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Luatua throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Luatua defending well as Grimson loads up on a big left hand.
Luatua tries to clinch but Grimson is having none of it.
Grimson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Grimson walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Luatua lands with a good body shot.
Robbie Luatua seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Luatua tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Grimson was well out of range. Poor timing from Luatua.
Luatua throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Grimson appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
A slow jab from Luatua misses its intended target.
Luatua scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
A leg kick checked by Luatua.
Luatua lands a leg kick that knocks Grimson off balance momentarily.
Grimson uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Luatua connects with an inside leg kick.
Grimson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Grimson throws a low kick but Luatua avoids it.
A jab from Luatua misses.
Luatua fails in his attempt to clinch.
Grimson delivers a nice body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Robbie Luatua will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Robbie Luatua's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Luatua is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Grimson misses with a body kick.
Grimson looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Grimson is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Luatua lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
A big left from Luatua misses.

Luatua clinches with his opponent.
Luatua misses with a hook from the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Grimson fails to land.
Grimson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Luatua's elbow.
Luatua keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Grimson's efforts to push away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua misses with a punch to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Luatua.
A body shot lands from Luatua.
Luatua has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A short right from Luatua on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Grimson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Luatua can't find room to land a body shot as Grimson controls the action.
Luatua tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

Grimson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Luatua connects with a leg kick. Grimson looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

Grimson gets tackled into the cage by Luatua. Luatua maintains the clinch.
Grimson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Luatua backwards.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luatua.
Grimson lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Grimson lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A left hand lands to the body for Grimson.
Luatua is breathing heavily.
Luatua tries a body shot but Grimson blocks it.
Luatua works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Grimson lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Grimson breaks from the clinch.
Luatua checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Luatua looks to score with a jab to the body but Grimson is just out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Luatua throws a lazy body kick
and Grimson counters with a solid body kick.
Grimson misses with a hook. Luatua ducked under it nicely.
A nice leg kick lands there from Grimson.
Luatua fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Grimson throws the kick towards the body but Luatua avoids it.
Luatua takes a swing at Grimson's ribcage but misses.
Grimson blocks a jab.
Luatua misses with an uppercut.
Luatua swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Grimson throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Luatua throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Grimson counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Grimson lets loose with a powerful body kick. Luatua will feel that in the morning.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Grimson clobbers Luatua with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Luatua avoids the body shot from Grimson.
Grimson connects with an inside leg kick.
Luatua tries to clinch but Grimson moves away
and Grimson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Grimson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Luatua tries to counter with a clinch but Grimson shakes him off and moves away.
Luatua thows a left - swing and a miss!
Luatua throws a sloppy head kick and Grimson moves out of range easily.
Luatua ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Grimson moves away.
A swing and a miss from Luatua.
As Luatua backs away, Grimson returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Luatua checks a leg kick.
Luatua misses with a straight right.
Grimson scores with a leg kick.
Grimson lands a slapping body shot.
Luatua throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Grimson thinks about countering with a body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Grimson throws a quick inside leg kick.
Luatua takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Grimson scores with a leg kick.
Luatua misses with a shot to the body
and Grimson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Luatua ducks right into an uppercut from Grimson.
Grimson misses with a low kick.
Grimson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Luatua stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Grimson.
Luatua's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Luatua throws a body shot but no joy.
Grimson throws a leg kick which misses Luatua's front leg but catches the back leg as Luatua tries to avoid it.
Grimson is looking to score with low kicks.
Grimson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Luatua on the wrong end of a nice hook.
A good leg kick by Luatua.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Stu Grimson dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Robbie Luatua's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Grimson throws a leg kick but Luatua checks it.
Luatua tries to counter with a clinch but Grimson shakes him off and moves away.
Luatua misses with a hook
and Grimson makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Luatua really felt that one!
You can see that Luatua has visibly slowed down as a result of the leg kicks
Luatua throws a lazy right hand but Grimson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Grimson feinted there with a counter leg kick.

Grimson lands a big right hand that sends Luatua crashing to the mat! Grimson stays standing though and waves Luatua back to his feet!
A nice leg kick lands there from Grimson.
Luatua misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Grimson.

Oooooh!!! Grimson has knocked Luatua down with a huge combo! Grimson steps away and waves a wobbly Luatua back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!

Luatua is rocked!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Grimson lands with a nice body punch.
Luatua is still on wobbly legs! Can Grimson finish him?
I'm just looking down at my notes here and I see that.... oh! Grimson has cracked Luatua with a big right, followed by a left! He's out on his feet! Grimson lands another huge swinging hook and Luatua tumbles to the canvas! The ref dives in to save Luatua, before Grimson can land any more shots!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:39 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Stu Grimson!
Stu Grimson decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: LEGACY! 26     
Date:   Nov 27, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Matt Byrne. Luatua's entrance music is Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. A fine choice. Matt Byrne will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

189 cm
24
262 lbs
10 - 6 - 0
203 cm
25
240 lbs
9 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

Conviction

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Matt Byrne!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, Ian Loll and William Peck.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Byrne misses with a low kick as Luatua jumps back.
Luatua bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Luatua slips a jab from Byrne.
Luatua pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Byrne keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Luatua misses with a low kick as Byrne jumps back.
A little jabbing left from Byrne on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Byrne lands a right hook to the body.
Byrne tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Luatua was well out of range. Poor timing from Byrne.
Byrne throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Byrne throws a low kick but it's checked well by Luatua.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Luatua throws a quick counter head kick but Byrne was just out of range.
Luatua tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Good standup being displayed there by Luatua as he connects with a hook.
Luatua lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Byrne scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Byrne throws a head kick that misses.
Luatua uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Byrne has time to react.
Luatua tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Byrne was well out of range. Poor timing from Luatua.
Luatua lands a glancing blow to the side of Byrne's head.
Byrne misses with a two punch combination.
Byrne misses with a straight right.

Luatua clinches up against the cage.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Luatua struggles to land a body shot inside as Byrne controls his hands.
Byrne drops down looking for an ankle pick but Luatua pulls his leg out and moves away.
Byrne slips under a jab from Luatua.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Jab, jab by Byrne - just one landing.
Luatua moves into range and connects with a jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Byrne fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Luatua.
Byrne thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Luatua if he has to take too many more of those.
A jab from Luatua misses.
Luatua throws a sloppy head kick and Byrne moves out of range easily.
Luatua dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A combination from Byrne does no damage.
Luatua uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Byrne.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Byrne 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 Luatua has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Luatua and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Byrne lands a glancing blow to the side of Luatua's head.
Luatua keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Byrne.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Byrne at a distance.
Luatua tries to clinch there but Byrne circles away.
Byrne drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
It looks like Luatua has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Luatua stalks Byrne and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Byrne's face. Byrne staggers backwards, shaken.
Luatua looks to throw the jab but Byrne is out of range.
Byrne keeps the fight on the outside.
Luatua slips a jab from Byrne.
Luatua lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Luatua throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Byrne lands the left hand.
Byrne tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Byrne swinging wildly here.
An attempted straight right counter from Luatua misses the target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Luatua throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Byrne cracks Luatua with a right hand to the side of the head.
Byrne throws a nice outside leg kick.
Luatua walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Byrne misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Luatua was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
A slow jab from Luatua misses its intended target.
Byrne tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Byrne throws a shot from downtown. Luatua moves away and avoids it.
Byrne throws a hook to the side of Luatua's head but Luatua sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Byrne throws a leg kick
and Luatua counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Luatua will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Matt Byrne seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Byrne fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Robbie Luatua will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Luatua throws a nice looking combination but Byrne bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Luatua throws a front kick that sends Byrne stumbling back into the cage.
Luatua scores with a nice head shot.
Byrne avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Robbie Luatua is winning the standup battle so far.
A swing and a miss from Byrne.
Byrne fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Luatua manages to avoid it.
It looked like Luatua wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Nice defenses there by Luatua.
Byrne misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Luatua 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.
Luatua throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Byrne moves out of range as Luatua strikes.
Luatua throws a hook to the side of Byrne's head but Byrne sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Byrne moves out of range of the body kick from Luatua.
Byrne drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Luatua defends it well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A big left from Luatua misses.
Byrne missing with a left hand there. Luatua was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Luatua is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Byrne.
Byrne ducks under a wild hook from Luatua.
Byrne tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Luatua was well out of range. Poor timing from Byrne.
Luatua scores with a hook.
Luatua finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Byrne tries to work over Luatua's front leg with a kick but Luatua checks it.
Byrne lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.

Luatua lands a left and a right that send Byrne crashing to the mat, dazed. Luatua thinks about following him to the mat but decides to wave him back up to his feet!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Luatua takes one to the chin there.
Nice uppercut there from Luatua.

Byrne is rocked!
Byrne lands a lovely overhand right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua throws a jab when Byrne was well out of range.
Byrne scores with a hook to the body. Luatua takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

Luatua has taken the fight to the clinch.

Luatua breaks the clinch.
Luatua swings for the body but Byrne moves out of range.
Byrne feints the counter takedown.
Byrne throws a chopping leg kick but Luatua manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
It appears Luatua was looking to counter with a kick there.
Byrne looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Byrne pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Some wild striking there from Byrne.
A leg kick checked by Byrne.
Byrne misses with a wild body shot.
Luatua connects with a solid leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Byrne uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luatua.
A slow jab from Byrne misses its intended target.
Byrne scores with a hook.
A punch lands to the side of Luatua 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Byrne waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Luatua.
An inside leg kick lands from Luatua.
Byrne throws a jab but it's blocked by Luatua.
Luatua misses with a kick to the body.
Luatua ducks under a wild hook from Byrne.
Luatua throws a big counter combination but Byrne scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Byrne misses with a left hand
and Luatua counters with a straight right hand.
Luatua jabs Byrne to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Byrne lands a nice hook to Luatua's body. Luatua takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Byrne swings widly with a right hand
and Luatua counters with a straight right hand.
Luatua looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Byrne tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Luatua misses with a body shot.
Luatua misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Byrne pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Byrne throws out a loose jab but Luatua uses good head movement to avoid it.
Byrne misses with a looping left.
Byrne swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Byrne looks to land a body kick but Luatua moved away.
Luatua missing with a left hand there. Byrne was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Byrne walks into a stiff left hand from Luatua.
Luatua takes a shot to the body in his stride.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Robbie Luatua dominated that second round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


The fighters circling - Byrne throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Byrne pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Byrne listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
A jab from Byrne misses.

Byrne shoots in and gets a takedown into Luatua's guard.
Luatua pulls Byrne in close to his closed guard and prevents Byrne from doing any damage or advancing position.
Byrne won't allow Luatua to sweep him here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Byrne won't allow Luatua to get back to his feet.
Byrne postures up.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Byrne working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Byrne lands a couple of decent looking shots.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Luatua being controlled here, momentarily.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Byrne accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Byrne postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Luatua wants to stand up but Byrne is controlling him.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Byrne trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Luatua keeping moving, preventing Byrne from controlling successfully.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Luatua misses with a straight left.

Luatua has managed to clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Byrne manages to break the clinch.
Byrne misses with a hook. Luatua ducked under it nicely.
Luatua staying out of range there.
Byrne misses with a body shot.
Byrne throws a jab when Luatua was well out of range.
Luatua was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Jab, jab by Byrne - just one landing.
Byrne slips a straight right by Luatua.
Luatua slips a straight right by Byrne.
Luatua uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Byrne.
Byrne throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Byrne scores with a decent looking hook.
A decent looking cross lands there for Luatua.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua tries to move into range but Byrne moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Nice defenses there by Byrne.
Byrne is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Byrne looks to land a body kick but Luatua moved away.
Byrne tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Luatua moves out of range of the strikes.
A cross from Luatua lands.
Byrne looks to land a right hand but Luatua moved out of range.
Luatua swings away with a leg kick that misses.
A jab lands there for Byrne.
Luatua connects with a jab.
Luatua looks to land a left hand but Byrne moved out of range nicely.
Luatua throws a big shot that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua lands an overhand right.
Robbie Luatua is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Luatua thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Byrne if he has to take too many more of those.
Byrne swings for the body but Luatua moves out of range.
Byrne has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Luatua scores with a shot to the body.
A big right from Byrne misses.
Luatua smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Luatua paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Luatua on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Byrne throws a shot from downtown. Luatua moves away and avoids it.
Luatua misses with a low kick.
Matt Byrne has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A solid leg kick lands there for Luatua.

And that's the end of the fight!
Matt Byrne comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Luatua 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 Trevor Gratis scores the fight 29:28
Judge Ian Loll scores the fight 29:28
Judge William Peck scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Robbie Luatua!

A less than humble Robbie Luatua misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.
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RATING
60%

 

Event: LEGACY! 22     
Date:   Nov 07, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Farrokh Bulsara and Robbie Luatua. Bulsara comes to the cage accompanied by Bohemian Rhapsody. Luatua is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

196 cm
24
283 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
189 cm
24
262 lbs
9 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Milwaukee's Best Nutrition

Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Farrokh Bulsara!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, Robert Douchet and Steve Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice shot by Luatua.
Bulsara goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Luatua lands a leg kick that knocks Bulsara off balance momentarily.
Bulsara misses with a hook.
A big left from Luatua misses.
Luatua throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Luatua scores with a jab to the head.
Bulsara tries a head kick but it misses.
Luatua lands a jab to Bulsara's midsection.
Bulsara has been working on his boxing with his coaches at The Beast in the buildup to the fight.
Luatua ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Luatua throws a nice outside leg kick.
The fighters circling - Luatua throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Luatua throws a nice outside leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A looping hook to the body misses from Luatua. Bulsara does a little dance to reset his feet.
Luatua throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Bulsara looks to land a right hand but Luatua moved out of range.
Bulsara misses with a hook.
Bulsara works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Luatua with a body punch. A glancing blow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bulsara avoids a kick to the body.
Bulsara wants to land a leg kick but Luatua is out of range.
Bulsara is looking to chop away at Luatua's legs.
Luatua dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bulsara. Luatua does a little dance to reset his feet.

Luatua clinches up with Bulsara and pushes him back against the cage.
Bulsara throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Bulsara lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Luatua backwards.
Nice body punch from Luatua.
Bulsara blocks a body shot from Luatua.
Bulsara blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Luatua misses with some punches.
Luatua dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Bulsara.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bulsara lands a nice elbow.

It looks like Robbie Luatua has been cut.
Bulsara blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Bulsara looking to throw knees to the head but Luatua is blocking nicely.
Luatua has a couple of punches blocked by Bulsara.
Luatua fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Luatua lands a nice shot to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bulsara misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Bulsara.
Bulsara lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Bulsara lands a nice elbow.
Bulsara tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Luatua's elbow.
Come on Bulsara - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Good body shot from Luatua.
Luatua tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Bulsara's elbow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua misses with a punch to the body.
Luatua throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Luatua working some nice short punches in the clinch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Luatua creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Luatua digs a right hand into Bulsara's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Bulsara's gas tank.
Luatua avoids the elbow strike from Bulsara, against the cage.
Luatua lands a left hand.
Bulsara lands a shoulder strike.
Bulsara throws an elbow that misses.
Bulsara tries to throw a body punch but Luatua avoids it by throwing Bulsara back against the cage.
Bulsara's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Good body shot from Luatua.
Bulsara is breathing heavily.
Luatua misses with the head strike.
Luatua doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Bulsara.
Bulsara blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua takes an elbow to the forehead.
Luatua has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Bulsara seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Luatua can turn it around.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bulsara throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Bulsara leaning his opponent against the cage.
Luatua misses with a short punch on the inside.
Luatua misses with a punch on the inside.
Bulsara throws a punch but it's blocked by Luatua.
Luatua misses with a punch to the body.
Bulsara throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Luatua blocks it with crossed arms.
Bulsara has a couple of punches blocked by Luatua.
A head punch on the inside from Luatua fails to land.
Luatua tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Luatua lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.

Bulsara is rocked!
Luatua dips a shoulder and cracks Bulsara with a mighty uppercut! Bulsara falls back against the cage and Luatua unloads with a barrage of strikes! Bulsara is completely out with his eyes open, only supported by the cage! Save him ref! Eventually the ref decides to do his job and jumps in - Luatua screams abuse at the incompetent official before going over to celebrate with his corner. Brutal stuff!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Robbie Luatua!
Robbie Luatua tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
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RATING
49%

 

Event: LEGACY! 13     
Date:   Sep 26, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Merkan Killmaz and Robbie Luatua. Killmaz kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Black Blade. Luatua has chosen Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

190 cm
31
266 lbs
11 - 8 - 0
189 cm
24
262 lbs
8 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

-

Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight 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 Hilo, Merkan Killmaz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
The judges for this bout are Alec Ball, Elvis Blanc and Steve Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Killmaz uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Luatua.
Killmaz thuds his right hand into Luatua's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Killmaz shoots in but no luck this time.
Luatua looks to score with a jab to the body but Killmaz is just out of range.
Luatua throws a big shot that misses.
Luatua with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Killmaz showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Luatua.
Killmaz throws a lazy right hand but Luatua sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Luatua is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Killmaz.
Luatua throws a jab but it's blocked by Killmaz.
Killmaz looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Killmaz scores with a nice body kick.
Luatua looks winded!
Killmaz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Killmaz connects with a solid leg kick.
Luatua chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Killmaz can pounce on him.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Luatua moves into the clinch successfully.
Still in the clinch, Luatua scores with a nice short uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua tries to throw a body punch but Killmaz avoids it by throwing Luatua back against the cage.

Killmaz pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Killmaz throws a low kick but Luatua moves out of range easily.
Luatua steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Killmaz.
Killmaz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Luatua.
Luatua tries to counter with a clinch but Killmaz shakes him off and moves away.
Killmaz avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Killmaz swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Killmaz 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.
Killmaz throws a head kick but Luatua moves out of range.
Killmaz drops his hands momentarily and Luatua takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.

Luatua closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Luatua goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Luatua working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Luatua throws a head punch that misses.
Killmaz tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Killmaz tries to throw a body punch but Luatua avoids it by throwing Killmaz back against the cage.
Luatua lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Killmaz has a takedown stuffed.
Luatua changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!

Killmaz closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Killmaz throws a strike aimed at the side of Luatua's head but Luatua avoids it well.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Killmaz fails to land a wild elbow strike.
Killmaz in side control, throwing shots but Luatua defends.
Killmaz postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Luatua dodges the ground and pound from Killmaz.
The strikes coming from Killmaz are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Luatua tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Killmaz misses with the ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Killmaz throwing strikes but Luatua manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!
Killmaz tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Luatua wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Killmaz is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Luatua off and has taken his back!
Killmaz misses with an elbow to the head.
Killmaz somehow managing to miss with a strike from the back.
Luatua staying busy and making it hard for Killmaz to control.
Killmaz misses with a punch to the head.
Luatua takes a big shot to the side of the head.
Killmaz punches the canvas rather than the man.
Luatua staying busy and making it hard for Killmaz to control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Even with his hooks in, Killmaz manages to miss with strikes from the back.
Luatua avoids the strikes from Killmaz.
Killmaz somehow managing to miss with a strike from the back.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Luatua rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
Killmaz throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Killmaz throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Killmaz thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Luatua's head.
Killmaz thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Luatua has hold of Killmaz's hands but Killmaz slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Killmaz takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Killmaz throws a nice outside leg kick.
Killmaz sizes up Luatua with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Killmaz misses with a double jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Luatua misses the target.
Luatua throws a leg kick but Killmaz moved away.
A shot to the liver by Luatua. Beautiful body shot.
Killmaz throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.

Luatua drives through and clinches with Killmaz against the cage.
Killmaz working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Killmaz misses with a punch to the body.
Killmaz prevents a body shot from Luatua.
Luatua scores with a nice hook to the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Killmaz breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Luatua slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Luatua is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Killmaz. Killmaz obviously looking to wear him down.
Killmaz tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Luatua defends well and Killmaz ends up having to push Luatua into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Luatua keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Luatua dips to his left and cracks Killmaz with an uppercut!
Luatua swings for the body but Killmaz moves out of range.
Luatua ducks right into an uppercut from Killmaz.
Luatua throws a solid leg kick but Killmaz takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Luatua.
Luatua wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Killmaz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Luatua.
Luatua throws a head kick that misses.
Killmaz feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Killmaz throws a low kick but it's checked well by Luatua.
Luatua checks a low kick from Killmaz.
Luatua takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Killmaz lands with a cross.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luatua connects with a looping right hand.

It looks like Merkan Killmaz has been cut.
Killmaz misses with a wild body shot.
Luatua is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.

Luatua darts in and clinches Killmaz up against the cage.
Killmaz blocks an elbow strike.
Luatua prevents a body shot from Killmaz.
Killmaz misses with a punch on the inside.
Killmaz misses with a hook to the ribs.
Luatua misses with a short punch on the inside.
Killmaz's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Luatua scores with a shot to the side of Killmaz's head.
Killmaz misses with a short punch on the inside.
A right handed body shot lands from Killmaz.
Killmaz pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Killmaz tries to throw a body punch but Luatua avoids it by throwing Killmaz back against the cage.
Luatua lands on the inside with an uppercut.

Killmaz is rocked!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua unloads with a big right hand that wobbles Killmaz! He's leaning against the cage trying to keep his feet but Luatua is unloading with more strikes now! Killmaz drops to his knees and the referee stops the fight for a TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:10 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Robbie Luatua!
After the fight, Robbie Luatua was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
53%

 

Event: LEGACY! 7     
Date:   Aug 22, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Dave Brown. Luatua's entrance music is Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. A fine choice. Brown has chosen Doomsayer - Hatebreed as his entrance music. Robbie Luatua could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Dave Brown's chin.

189 cm
23
262 lbs
8 - 5 - 0
196 cm
24
265 lbs
9 - 4 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Dave Brown!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, Ian Loll and Steve Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Brown counters with a left and a right that stings Luatua.
Brown misses with a series of wild punches.
A little feinted left hand from Luatua on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Brown scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Luatua looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Brown unleashes a big counter combination but Luatua bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Luatua throws a wild hook but Brown just manages to duck under it and - ooooh! Luatua gets nailed by a brutal uppercut which crumples him back against the cage! The referee jumps in - Brown raises his hands in celebration and walks away!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:30 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Dave Brown!
A victorious Dave Brown thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: NEX Hilo 35: 4th of July     
Date:   Jul 04, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Tetsuya Shiroo. Luatua comes into the arena with Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me blaring out of the sound system. Shiroo has chosen The Gazette / Filth In The Beauty as his entrance music. Tetsuya Shiroo will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

189 cm
23
262 lbs
8 - 4 - 0
204 cm
22
265 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction

DC Unrivaled
Perkele!



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Tetsuya Shiroo!
The judges for this bout are Chris Saunders, Paul Gruel and Ryoma Takatsuka.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Shiroo misses with a body shot.
Luatua looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Luatua throws a leg kick that is checked

and Shiroo counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Luatua fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Luatua misses with some punches.
Luatua swings wildly with an uppercut but Shiroo uses good head movement to avoid it.
Shiroo doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Shiroo tries to work over Luatua's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Shiroo can't find room to land a body shot as Luatua controls the action.
Shiroo's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Shiroo scores with a shot to the side of Luatua's head.
Shiroo tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Luatua misses with some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Shiroo blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Luatua throws a punch but it's blocked by Shiroo.
Shiroo scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Luatua working aggressively here.

Shiroo manages to break the clinch.
Shiroo has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Shiroo throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Shiroo takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Luatua tries to land a front kick but Shiroo steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Shiroo is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Shiroo throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Shiroo lands a nice looking body shot.
Luatua misses with a straight left.
Luatua drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Luatua stuns Shiroo with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Luatua will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luatua throws a body punch but Shiroo moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Shiroo throws a shot to the body.
Shiroo throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Luatua misses with a series of wild punches.
Luatua is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Luatua lands with a nice body punch.
Shiroo misses with a body kick.
Luatua tries to land a front kick but Shiroo steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Luatua lands a leg kick that knocks Shiroo off balance momentarily.
Shiroo fakes the leg kick and cracks Luatua in the body.
Shiroo digs a good body shot into Luatua's ribs.
Shiroo misses with a body shot.
Shiroo with a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shiroo lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Shiroo takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

It looks like Tetsuya Shiroo has been cut.
Luatua scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Shiroo tries to land a front kick but Luatua steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Luatua tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A big right from Luatua misses.
Luatua lands a nice shot to the body.
Luatua misses with a wild combination.
Shiroo throws a solid leg kick but Luatua takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Shiroo.
Robbie Luatua seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Luatua scores with a jab to the body.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Shiroo, right into the meat.
Luatua waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Shiroo.
Shiroo throws a leg kick
and Shiroo takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Shiroo lands with a straight right. Luatua didn't see that one coming.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Luatua checks a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A combination from Luatua does no damage.
Luatua misses with a straight left.
Luatua misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Shiroo slips a jab and a cross from Luatua.
Luatua walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Shiroo throws a body punch but Luatua moves out of range.
Luatua attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Shiroo now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Nice cross by Luatua.
Luatua fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Shiroo manages to avoid it.
Shiroo clobbers Luatua with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Luatua misses with a body kick.
A good leg kick by Shiroo.
Luatua swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A jab from Shiroo does it's job there.
Shiroo lands a lovely overhand right.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Tetsuya Shiroo will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Tetsuya Shiroo'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.


Shiroo tries to work over Luatua's front leg with a kick but Luatua checks it.
Luatua throws the left hand but Shiroo avoids the punch easily.
Shiroo lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Good work by Shiroo as he checks the leg kick.
Shiroo pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Luatua throws a head kick that misses.
Shiroo uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Luatua.
Shiroo has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Luatua thuds his right hand into Shiroo's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Luatua throws a sloppy body shot
and Shiroo counters with a nice kick to the body.
Shiroo lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Shiroo goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Shiroo is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Luatua.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Luatua misses with a kick to the body.
Nice body kick from Shiroo.
Shiroo tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Luatua was well out of range. Poor timing from Shiroo.
Donk. Luatua catches Shiroo right on the button with a cross.

That has opened up Tetsuya Shiroo's cut even more.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Shiroo checks it well.
Luatua misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Shiroo.
Shiroo throws a counter combo.
Luatua rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Shiroo counters with a straight right hand.
Tetsuya Shiroo seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Shiroo scores with a hook.
Luatua pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Luatua misses with a low kick.
Luatua misses with a shot to the body
and Shiroo counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Shiroo.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Good shot there by Shiroo.
Both fighters circling a little - Shiroo finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Shiroo is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Shiroo avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
As Luatua backs off Shiroo throws a huge counter combo but Luatua manages to avoid it all.
A slapping body kick lands there for Shiroo.
Shiroo scores with a body shot.
Luatua will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Shiroo scores with a body shot.
Good leg kick by Shiroo there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A slow jab from Luatua misses its intended target.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Shiroo! But no joy.
Luatua has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Shiroo.
Shiroo turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Shiroo.
Crunch! Shiroo slams his shin into Luatua's torso.
Shiroo with a jab.
Luatua misses with a body shot.
Good leg kick by Shiroo there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Shiroo's jab looks to have found its range, popping Luatua under the eye.
Shiroo swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Luatua throws a jab when Shiroo was well out of range.
Luatua misses with a double jab.
Shiroo is looking to clinch.
Shiroo lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
A clash of legs there as Luatua blocks the low kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shiroo lands a jab.
Shiroo staying out of range there.
Luatua avoids the head kick by Shiroo.
Shiroo has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Shiroo blocks a jab.
Luatua scores with a nice right hand.
Shiroo misses with a body shot.
Shiroo scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Luatua moves in looking to clinch but Shiroo pushes him off.
A nice side step and Shiroo releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Luatua throws a body punch but Shiroo moves out of range.
A nice inside leg kick there by Shiroo. That's going to slow Luatua down.
Luatua throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Shiroo scores with a kick to the body.
Luatua throws a hook but Shiroo avoids it easily.
Shiroo scores with a jab to the head.
Luatua is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
A jab from Shiroo does it's job there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nice body kick from Shiroo.
Shiroo walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Luatua checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Luatua swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Luatua misses with a hook.
Luatua throws a nice outside leg kick.
A head kick from Shiroo lands but Luatua takes it in his stride.
Luatua just misses with a punch to the body.
A punch combination from Luatua misses.
Shiroo fakes the leg kick and cracks Luatua in the body.
Decent striking displayed by Shiroo there.
Shiroo 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.
Shiroo scores with a jab. Luatua acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Shiroo throws a leg kick which misses Luatua's front leg but catches the back leg as Luatua tries to avoid it.
Shiroo blocks the body kick.
Luatua takes a swing at Shiroo's ribcage but misses.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Luatua crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Shiroo - the referee stops the clock and Luatua gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Shiroo. Luatua manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tetsuya Shiroo showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Tetsuya Shiroo's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Luatua 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.
Luatua takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Shiroo is looking to chop away at Luatua's legs.
Shiroo takes a kick to the side of the head.
A shot to the liver by Shiroo. Beautiful body shot.
Shiroo feints and then cracks Luatua's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Luatua down.
Shiroo throws a nice outside leg kick.
Luatua throws a right hand that misses

and Shiroo counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Luatua.
Shiroo slows down the pace here.
Luatua tries to circle away but Shiroo has him pinned against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Luatua.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shiroo lands a right hand.
Shiroo misses with a body punch.
Luatua swings wildly with an uppercut but Shiroo uses good head movement to avoid it.
Luatua tries a body shot but Shiroo blocks it.
Luatua tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Shiroo misses with a hook from the clinch.
Luatua blocking some punches.
Luatua blocks an uppercut.
Luatua misses with a body punch.
Still in the clinch, Shiroo scores with a nice short uppercut.
Luatua fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Luatua's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Shiroo's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A head punch blocked on the inside by Shiroo.
Shiroo tries to stall but Luatua uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Shiroo scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Shiroo misses with a short punch on the inside.
Shiroo stalling the fight.
Shiroo blocks an uppercut.
Shiroo tries to throw a body punch but Luatua avoids it by throwing Shiroo back against the cage.
Shiroo lands a right hand.
Tetsuya Shiroo seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Shiroo lands with a right to the head.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shiroo is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Luatua swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Luatua fails to land.

Luatua breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Shiroo chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Luatua attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Shiroo throws a leg kick but Luatua sees it coming and moves out of range.
Robbie Luatua has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Some bone on bone action there as Luatua checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Shiroo drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

The cut above Tetsuya Shiroo's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Luatua drops his hands momentarily and Shiroo takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Luatua looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Nice body kick there by Shiroo.
Shiroo scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Luatua doesn't seem bothered though.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Shiroo cracks Luatua with an open hand slap.
Luatua takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Luatua throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Shiroo keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Shiroo.
Shiroo uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luatua.
Shiroo looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A combination from Shiroo does no damage.
Luatua throws a sloppy body shot
and Shiroo counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Shiroo scores with a punch to the head.
Luatua wants to slow Shiroo down by chopping away at his legs.
Luatua checks the leg kick nicely there.
A quick step to the side and Luatua tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Luatua throws a leg kick that is checked
and Shiroo counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Shiroo throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Luatua takes a kick to the side of the head.

And that's the end of the fight!
Tetsuya Shiroo comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Shiroo 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 Chris Saunders scores the fight 27:30
Judge Paul Gruel scores the fight 27:30
Judge Ryoma Takatsuka scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Tetsuya Shiroo!

An out of breath Tetsuya Shiroo thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: Immortals PPV     
Date:   Apr 30, 2015

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between The RocknRolla and Robbie Luatua. RocknRolla comes to the cage accompanied by Led Zeppelin / Stairway To Heaven. Luatua has chosen Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me as his entrance music. The RocknRolla has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

202 cm
21
270 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
189 cm
22
262 lbs
7 - 4 - 0
Decent wrestler
Excellent MT
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

AnonymouS
KAISER Nutrition (160!/220$)

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, The RocknRolla!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
The judges for this bout are Reed Andrews, Dean Styles and Jorge Garcia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Luatua throws an overhand right that lands on RocknRolla's shoulder, as RocknRolla tries to avoid the shot.
RocknRolla tries to land a leg kick but Luatua saw it coming and moves away.
RocknRolla fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Luatua is out of range.
Luatua doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Luatua with a jab.
Luatua misses with a wild combination.

RocknRolla has managed to clinch.
Luatua blocks an uppercut.
Luatua blocks an elbow strike.
Luatua looks to throw an elbow but misses.
RocknRolla lands a hook that snaps the head of Luatua backwards.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
RocknRolla misses with a short punch on the inside.
Luatua taking a breather.
RocknRolla lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
RocknRolla scores with a nice hook to the head.
RocknRolla misses with a body punch.
Luatua doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
RocknRolla tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, RocknRolla just misses with a elbow thrown towards Luatua's brow.
RocknRolla comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Luatua lands a shoulder strike.
Luatua blocks an elbow strike.
Luatua wants to break the clinch but can't.
RocknRolla has a couple of punches blocked by Luatua.
RocknRolla lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Luatua stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
RocknRolla throws a head punch that misses.
Luatua lands a right hand.
A nice left hand lands by RocknRolla.
RocknRolla lands an elbow inside that Luatua shrugs off.
RocknRolla misses with some punches.
Luatua has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. RocknRolla seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Luatua can turn it around.
Luatua blocking some punches.
A short right from RocknRolla.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
RocknRolla misses with an elbow over the top.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, RocknRolla just misses with a elbow thrown towards Luatua's brow.
RocknRolla blocks an uppercut.
Luatua lands a hook that snaps the head of RocknRolla backwards.
RocknRolla blocks a body shot from Luatua.

Luatua manages to break the clinch.
RocknRolla throws a head kick that Luatua semi-blocks.
RocknRolla takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Luatua avoids the body shot from RocknRolla.
Luatua throws a lazy uppercut
and RocknRolla counters with an outside leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by RocknRolla. That's going to slow Luatua down.
RocknRolla takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Good work by RocknRolla as he checks the leg kick.
RocknRolla misses with a leg kick.

RocknRolla darts in and clinches Luatua up against the cage.
Luatua tries to break the clinch but RocknRolla is controlling the position.
RocknRolla misses with an elbow over the top.
Luatua has a couple of punches blocked by RocknRolla.
RocknRolla blocks a body shot from Luatua.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
RocknRolla working aggressively here.
RocknRolla gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
RocknRolla throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Luatuas head.
Luatua lands a right hand.
Luatua has a couple of punches blocked by RocknRolla.
RocknRolla has Luatua pressed against the cage, preventing Luatua from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
RocknRolla throws an elbow but it's blocked.
RocknRolla lands with a short shot to the head.
Luatua tries to throw a body punch but RocknRolla avoids it by throwing Luatua back against the cage.
RocknRolla softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
RocknRolla throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Luatua tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
RocknRolla lands a damaging elbow.
RocknRolla misses with some punches.
RocknRolla lands an elbow inside.
Luatua scores with a shoulder strike.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Luatua lands a body shot.
Luatua blocking some punches.
Still in the clinch, RocknRolla scores with a nice short uppercut.
RocknRolla swings away with an uppercut that misses.
RocknRolla misses with a hook from the clinch.
Luatua prevents a body shot from RocknRolla.
Luatua can't find room to land a body shot as RocknRolla controls the action.
RocknRolla pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
RocknRolla working aggressively here.
Luatua blocks the elbow strike.
RocknRolla throws an elbow that misses.
RocknRolla lands an elbow that stopped Luatua in his tracks for a moment.
Luatua tries to throw a body punch but RocknRolla avoids it by throwing Luatua back against the cage.
Luatua tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Luatua blocks an elbow strike.
A right hand to the body from Luatua.
RocknRolla doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Luatua throws an ugly left hook that misses
and RocknRolla counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
RocknRolla goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
A kick lands to the mid section there for RocknRolla.
RocknRolla moves in looking to clinch but Luatua pushes him off.
Luatua tries to land a front kick but RocknRolla steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
RocknRolla misses with a wild body shot.
RocknRolla cracks the inside of Luatua's front leg.
RocknRolla with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
The RocknRolla seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Luatua jabs RocknRolla to the body, keeping him at a distance.
The RocknRolla is winning the standup battle so far.
Luatua connects with a nice looking jab.
RocknRolla bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
RocknRolla throws a wild body kick that Luatua sees coming a mile off.
RocknRolla tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
RocknRolla with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
RocknRolla doesn't manage to clinch there - Luatua circles away.
RocknRolla wants to clinch up but Luatua keeps it at a distance.
Luatua flicks out a counter leg kick but RocknRolla steps away.
RocknRolla fails in his attempt to clinch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Luatua moves out of range as RocknRolla strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua digs a good body shot into RocknRolla's ribs.
Luatua throws a body shot but no joy.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
RocknRolla fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Luatua checks it well.
RocknRolla showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Luatua.
Luatua takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Luatua digs a good body shot into RocknRolla's ribs.
RocknRolla is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
RocknRolla fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Luatua checks it well.
RocknRolla tries to clinch up.
RocknRolla cracks Luatua with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! RocknRolla crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Luatua - the referee stops the clock and RocknRolla gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Luatua. RocknRolla manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Luatua punishes RocknRolla's body with a nice straight punch.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Luatua.
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!
Luatua lands with a right that hurts RocknRolla. RocknRolla looks to clinch but Luatua throws a short knee that drops RocknRolla. This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punch and Knee). Robbie Luatua!
Robbie Luatua bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: INY 62 Wolek vs Blake     
Date:   Mar 27, 2015

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Marty Stephensson and Robbie Luatua. Luatua comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

199 cm
21
262 lbs
6 - 3 - 0
189 cm
22
262 lbs
7 - 3 - 0
Decent wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

Big Bear Nutrition 160Q
Arcticus University: London

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Marty Stephensson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
The judges for this bout are Lou da Vinci, Reed Andrews and John Roberts.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Stephensson scores with a punch to the head.
Stephensson goes for a high kick. It partially lands.

It looks like Robbie Luatua has been cut.
A swing and a miss from Luatua.
A head kick misses from Stephensson.
Luatua looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Stephensson throws a sloppy head kick
and Luatua counters with a slapping leg kick.
Luatua throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Stephensson pushes Luatua away with a front kick.
Luatua throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Stephensson ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Stephensson lands a leg kick that knocks Luatua off balance momentarily.
Luatua looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Stephensson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Stephensson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Luatua.
Luatua avoids a kick to the body.
Stephensson lands a really nice looking cross but Luatua seems unphased.
Luatua explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Stephensson scores with a leg kick.
A slapping body kick lands there for Stephensson.
Luatua lands with a nice body punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua throws a hook but Stephensson avoids it easily.
Stephensson ducks under a wild hook from Luatua.
Luatua smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Stephensson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
It seemed like Luatua was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Luatua throws a body punch but Stephensson moves out of range.
Danga de danga de dang - Luatua scores with a four punch combination!
Nice cross by Luatua.
Stephensson slips a jab from Luatua.
Stephensson seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Stephensson is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Luatua scores with a jab.
Luatua throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Stephensson avoids the body shot from Luatua.
A good leg kick by Stephensson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua avoids the head kick by Stephensson.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A bone on bone clash there as Luatua blocks the leg kick.
Luatua misses with a low kick.
Luatua fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Stephensson.
Stephensson moves out of range of the body kick from Luatua.
Stephensson on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Stephensson bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Luatua throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Stephensson on the side of the head.
Luatua cracks Stephensson with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
A looping hook to the body misses from Luatua. Stephensson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Luatua throws a right hand that misses
and Stephensson counters with a body kick that stops Luatua in his tracks momentarily.
Luatua looks winded!
Luatua uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Stephensson.
Stephensson takes a swing at Luatua's ribcage but misses.
Luatua throws a hook but Stephensson blocks it.
Luatua tried to score with a low kick but Stephensson checks it.
As Luatua backs away, Stephensson returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Luatua throws a push kick but Stephensson slaps the foot to one side.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stephensson scores with a leg kick.
Stephensson throws a front kick that sends Luatua stumbling back into the cage.
Stephensson moves out of range as Luatua throws a body kick.
Stephensson moves away from the strike by Luatua.
A quick step to the side and Stephensson tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Stephensson avoids the body shot from Luatua.
Stephensson cracks Luatua with an open hand slap.
Luatua takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Stephensson getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Luatua misses with a hook
and Stephensson makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Stephensson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Luatua throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Stephensson stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Stephensson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Luatua throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Stephensson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
That kick from Stephensson tenderised Luatua's leg. Luatua is trying to keep his angry face on.
Luatua's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
A good leg kick by Stephensson.
Luatua throws a body shot but no joy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua throws a lazy uppercut
and Stephensson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Luatua rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Stephensson counters with a nice body kick.
Luatua has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Stephensson.
Luatua looks to land a right hand but Stephensson moved out of range.

Stephensson gets in close and instigates a clinch.
A short right from Stephensson on the inside.

Stephensson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Stephensson punishes Luatua's body with a nice straight punch.
Luatua avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Stephensson pushes Luatua away with a front kick.
Stephensson scores with a spinning back kick!
Stephensson lands a head kick!
Luatua tries to land a front kick but Stephensson steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Stephensson lands with a thumping leg kick.
Stephensson throws a head kick that misses.
Luatua shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Stephensson throws a leg kick which misses Luatua's front leg but catches the back leg as Luatua tries to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Marty Stephensson dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Robbie Luatua's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


A solid leg kick lands there for Stephensson.
Stephensson tests Luatua's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Luatua walks into a stiff left hand from Stephensson.
Marty Stephensson is winning the standup battle so far.
Stephensson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A good leg kick by Stephensson.
Stephensson throws a lazy head kick
and Luatua counters with a one-two to the body.
Stephensson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Luatua looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Stephensson moves out of range of the body kick from Luatua.
Stephensson sizes up Luatua with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
A lazy left from Stephensson finds it's target.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Stephensson throws a nasty head kick that just misses. He throws another kick to the head of his opponent and almost takes it off! Luatua crumples to the floor and the fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:51 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Marty Stephensson!
Marty Stephensson 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
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Event: Relativity 21: Title Hunt     
Date:   Feb 06, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Anton Toni. Luatua comes to the cage accompanied by Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. Anton Toni will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

189 cm
21
262 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
210 cm
27
275 lbs
5 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Conviction

V-Mask Clothing (10%)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 5 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Anton Toni!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Toni.
Luatua lands a really nice looking cross but Toni seems unphased.

It looks like Anton Toni has been cut.
A low kick from Toni misses
and Luatua counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Luatua scores with a decent looking hook.
Luatua throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Luatua looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Luatua throws a wild body kick that Toni sees coming a mile off.
Luatua lands with a nice body punch.
A nice leg kick lands there from Luatua.
We've been informed that Toni 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.
Toni wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Toni misses with a low kick.
Toni slips a jab from Luatua.
It seemed like Toni was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Luatua looks to land a combination but Toni avoids it well.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A head kick by Luatua misses
and Toni counters with a body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Toni displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Luatua throws out the jab.
Luatua dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Toni takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Luatua misses with a leg kick
and Toni counters with a good low kick that Luatua was not able to check.
Luatua swings for the body but Toni moves out of range.
Toni lands with a nice body punch.
Luatua looks to throw a body kick
and Toni counters with an outside leg kick.
Luatua misses with an uppercut. Toni saw that one coming.
Toni throws a nice outside leg kick.
Toni moves out of range of the body kick.
Toni throws a fast counter high kick but Luatua manages to duck under it in time.
Luatua has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Toni.
Toni connects with a leg kick. Luatua looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Luatua moves out of range as Toni throws a body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua misses with a hook
and Toni counters with a nice low kick that buckles Luatua's knee momentarily.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Luatua 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.
Luatua jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Luatua misses with a hook. Toni ducked under it nicely.
Luatua wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Luatua takes a swing at Toni's ribcage but misses.
Toni on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Luatua throws a poor cross that misses
and Toni counters with a nice uppercut.
A head kick misses from Luatua.
Toni swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Luatua crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Toni - the referee stops the clock and Luatua gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Toni. Luatua manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Luatua misses with a hook
and Toni counters with a stiff right hand.
Luatua throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Toni looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Luatua 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.
Toni slips a straight right by Luatua.
Toni looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Toni fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Luatua is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Toni. Luatua shrugs it off though.
Luatua loads up on a big right hand but Toni slips the punch.
Luatua is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
A low kick from Luatua is predictable there
and Toni makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Luatua really felt that one!
Luatua takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Luatua is breathing heavily.
Luatua throws the left hand but Toni avoids the punch easily.
Luatua misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Toni is trying to counter with his kicks.
Toni connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Toni thumps Luatua with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua takes one on the chin but seems OK.
A bone on bone clash there as Toni blocks the leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Luatua has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Toni.
Toni keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Toni.
Luatua is looking to land body kicks.
Luatua misses with a shot to the body
and Toni counters with a straight right hand.
Toni lands with a nice body punch.
Luatua throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Luatua throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Toni scores with a kick to the body.
Toni changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Luatua takes a kick to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Anton Toni will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Anton Toni's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Toni throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Luatua connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Luatua throws a half hearted mid kick.
Luatua will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
The crowd cheers as Toni lands an impressive looking overhand right. Luatua doesn't seem phased though.
Luatua scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Luatua throws a body punch but Toni moves out of range.
Luatua ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Toni moves away.
Despite the aggression on Toni's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Toni - that will leave a mark!
Luatua throws a big shot that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Toni fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Luatua throws a hook but Toni blocks it.
As Luatua backs off Toni throws a huge counter combo but Luatua manages to avoid it all.
Luatua swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Luatua wants to slow Toni down by chopping away at his legs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Toni lands with a thumping leg kick.
Luatua throws a body kick that misses.
Luatua on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Toni. Toni obviously looking to wear him down.
A big left from Luatua misses.
Robbie Luatua seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Toni plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Toni connects with a solid leg kick.
Luatua misses with a body kick.
Toni is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Toni moves forwards but Luatua connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Toni throws a good cross that connects.
Decent striking displayed by Luatua there.
Both fighters circling a little - Toni finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Toni scoring well with a low kick there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luatua tries to work over Toni's front leg with a kick but Toni checks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua checks a leg kick nicely.
Toni throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Toni keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Luatua lands a jab-cross combination.
Toni cracks Luatua with a good jab.
Luatua misses with a left hand
and Toni counters with a nice uppercut.
Luatua missing with a left hand there. Toni was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Luatua misses with an uppercut.
Toni is trying to counter with his kicks.
Luatua takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Luatua's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Toni avoids a kick to the body.
Luatua fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Toni feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Luatua's calf.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Toni counters with a good, hard body kick but Luatua shrugs it off.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Luatua tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Luatua misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Toni counters with a nice low kick that buckles Luatua's knee momentarily.
Luatua scores with the left hand. Toni knows he should have avoided that one.
Luatua throws a leg kick
and Toni counters with a nice body kick.
Toni moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Toni lands with a nice body kick.
Toni scores with a nice strike.
Luatua looks to land a combination but Toni avoids it well.
Toni only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Toni moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Luatua misses with a double jab
and Toni counters with a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Toni lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Toni moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Luatua misses with a low kick as Toni jumps back.
Luatua showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Toni.
Luatua looks to score with a jab to the body but Toni is just out of range.
Toni ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Toni flicks out a counter leg kick but Luatua steps away.
Luatua swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Toni throws a head kick that Luatua semi-blocks.
A punch combination from Luatua misses.
Toni tries a quick counter leg kick but Luatua is wise to it.
Toni throws a nice outside leg kick.
Toni moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Toni throws a front kick that sends Luatua stumbling back into the cage.
Luatua looks to land a left hand but Toni moved out of range nicely.
Toni is trying to counter with his kicks.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Toni.
A bone on bone clash there as Toni blocks the leg kick.
Toni only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Crunch! Toni slams his shin into Luatua's torso.
Luatua misses with a hook
and Toni counters with a low kick, right behind Luatua 's knee.
Toni staying out of range there.
Toni throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Luatua misses with a hook.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Toni.
Luatua swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Toni connects with an inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Toni looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Luatua throws a body kick that misses
and Toni counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Toni scores with a push kick.
Anton Toni seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Toni lets loose with a powerful body kick. Luatua will feel that in the morning.
Toni throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Luatua on the side of the head.
Luatua misses with a left hand
and Toni makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.

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

It looks like Robbie Luatua has been cut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Toni lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Toni throws a quick inside leg kick.
Luatua misses with a looping left.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Luatua might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Luatua has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Toni.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Toni throws a head kick that Luatua semi-blocks.
Toni throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Luatua chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Toni can pounce on him.
Luatua drops his hands momentarily and Toni takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Toni lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Toni has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Toni connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Luatua looks to land a body kick but Toni moved away.
Luatua misses with a left hand
and Toni counters with a nice low kick that buckles Luatua's knee momentarily.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Luatua.
Luatua throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A lazy body kick from Luatua
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Toni throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Luatua on the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Toni lands an overhand right.
Luatua throws a body shot but no joy.
Toni uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Luatua has time to react.
Toni throws a nice outside leg kick.
Luatua misses with a kick to the body
and Toni counters with a stiff right hand.
Toni thuds his shin into the meat of Luatua's side.
Toni has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Luatua walks into a stiff left hand from Toni.
Toni is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Toni feints and then cracks Luatua's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Luatua down.
Toni lands with a thumping leg kick.
Toni throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Toni scores with a leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
The fighters circle momentarily. Luatua darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Toni lands a nice looking body kick.
Toni bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Toni moves out of range of the strikes.
Toni uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luatua.
Luatua goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Toni. Luatua shrugs it off though.
Luatua lands with an uppercut that bounces Toni off the cage and back into range.
Toni with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Luatua keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Luatua takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Toni really dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Luatua's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Toni ducks under a wild hook from Luatua.
Luatua lands with a straight right. Toni didn't see that one coming.
Toni bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Toni only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Some wild striking there from Toni.
Luatua tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Toni was well out of range. Poor timing from Luatua.
Toni counters with a body kick.
Luatua misses with an uppercut
and Toni counters with a good low kick that Luatua was not able to check.
Luatua connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Toni appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Toni keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A low kick from Luatua misses
and Toni makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Luatua really felt that one!
Toni ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Toni. Toni obviously looking to wear him down.
Luatua misses with an uppercut.
Toni is trying to counter with his kicks.
Crunch! Toni slams his shin into Luatua's torso.
Luatua misses with a low kick.
Toni jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Toni thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Luatua if he has to take too many more of those.
Toni throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Luatua.
Toni cracks the inside of Luatua's front leg.
Toni scores with a push kick.
A good leg kick by Toni.
Luatua tests Toni's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Luatua swings for the body but Toni moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Good leg kick by Toni there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Luatua tries to score with a low kick but Toni moves his leg out of the way.
Luatua takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Luatua comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Luatua throws a lazy head kick
and Toni counters with an inside leg kick.
Toni thows a body kick. Luatua tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Luatua ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Toni moves away.
Luatua throws a combination. Toni tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
A solid leg kick lands there for Toni.
A looping hook to the body misses from Luatua. Toni does a little dance to reset his feet.
Toni feints a counter leg kick.
Toni throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Luatua on the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Toni on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Nice shot lands for Toni.
Luatua fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Toni manages to avoid it.
Toni lands a head kick!
Luatua misses with a leg kick
and Toni counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Toni slips a straight right by Luatua.
Toni steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Toni lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A head kick by Luatua misses
and Toni counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Luatua misses with the combination.
Luatua scores with the left hand. Toni knows he should have avoided that one.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Toni.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Toni feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Luatua's calf.
Luatua swings widly with a right hand
and Toni counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Toni.
Luatua throws a poor cross that misses
and Toni counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Luatua swings for the body but Toni moves out of range.
Toni keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Toni feints a counter leg kick.
A head kick from Toni lands but Luatua takes it in his stride.
Toni throws a good cross that connects.
Luatua swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Toni doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Toni dominated that fourth round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Luatua throws a body kick that misses.
Toni fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
A punch combination from Luatua misses.
Toni raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Luatua throws out a loose jab but Toni uses good head movement to avoid it.
Toni swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Toni lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Toni checks a leg kick.
Toni lands a nice leg kick that just misses Luatua's sensitive parts.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Luatua throws a push kick but Toni slaps the foot to one side.
Luatua throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A slapping leg kick lands for Toni.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Toni with a jab.
Luatua looks to throw a body kick
and Toni connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Luatua misses with a wild body shot.
Luatua looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Luatua on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Toni. Toni obviously looking to wear him down.
Luatua misses with an uppercut. Toni saw that one coming.
Toni connects with a body shot.
Toni uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luatua.
Luatua throws a leg kick
and Toni counters with a nice leg kick.
Luatua misses with a body shot
and Toni cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Luatua thows a left - swing and a miss!
Toni checks the leg kick nicely there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Toni throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Luatua's head.
Luatua fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Toni.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Toni takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Luatua throws a sloppy head kick and Toni moves out of range easily.
Luatua looks to score with a jab to the body but Toni is just out of range.
A low kick from Luatua is predictable there
and Toni counters with a good low kick that Luatua was not able to check.
Luatua throws a push kick but Toni slaps the foot to one side.
Luatua throws a half hearted mid kick.
Luatua throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Toni thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Luatua if he has to take too many more of those.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Luatua fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Luatua misses the target.
Toni looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A slapping leg kick lands for Toni.
Luatua throws out a loose jab but Toni uses good head movement to avoid it.
Good leg kick by Toni there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Toni connects with a solid leg kick.
Luatua throws a body kick that misses.
Toni looks to land a combination. Luatua sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Toni moves out of range as Luatua throws a body kick.
Robbie Luatua has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Luatua throws a big shot that misses.
Luatua looks to land a body kick but Toni moved away.
Luatua attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Toni appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Toni fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Luatua.
Luatua tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Luatua throws a lazy uppercut
and Toni counters with a nice leg kick.
Toni connects with a leg kick. Luatua looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Luatua 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.
An inside leg kick lands from Toni.
Luatua takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Anton Toni is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Luatua throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sloppy strikes from Luatua. Those never looked like landing.
Luatua swings for the body but Toni moves out of range.
Toni throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Anton Toni!

Anton Toni is the new heavyweight champion!
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Event: The New Beginning     
Date:   Jan 15, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Rasputin Erasmus and Robbie Luatua. Erasmus comes to the cage accompanied by Rasputin. Luatua has chosen Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me as his entrance music. Robbie Luatua has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Rasputin Erasmus's chin.

201 cm
22
288 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
189 cm
21
262 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Granite chin

Tokyo United Fightwear

Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the heavyweight 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 Los Angeles, Rasputin Erasmus!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua misses with a looping right.
Erasmus lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Luatua throws a hook but Erasmus avoids it easily.
Luatua getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

It looks like Rasputin Erasmus has been cut.
Luatua takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Erasmus cracks Luatua with an open hand slap.
Luatua punishes Erasmus's body with a nice straight punch.
Nice body punch from Erasmus.
Robbie Luatua seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Erasmus moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Luatua fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A slapping leg kick lands for Erasmus.
Erasmus fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Luatua manages to avoid it.
Erasmus moves out of range as Luatua strikes.
Luatua slips a straight right by Erasmus.
Luatua digs a good hook to Erasmus's body.
Luatua throws a big shot that misses.
Luatua misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Erasmus counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua slips a jab from Erasmus.
Erasmus sets himself, and Luatua steps forward looking for the clinch! Erasmus avoids it this time.
Erasmus scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Luatua throws a big shot that misses.
An inside leg kick lands from Luatua.

Luatua darts in and clinches Erasmus up against the cage.
Erasmus misses with a hook from the clinch.
Luatua lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Erasmus throws a punch but it's blocked by Luatua.
Erasmus wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Erasmus has had enough of the clinch but Luatua keeps him there for the moment.
Erasmus can't break the clinch.
Luatua working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Luatua doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Erasmus is trying to push Luatua away but Luatua has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Erasmus is trying to break the clinch but Luatua is controlling him.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Erasmus has had enough of the clinch but Luatua keeps him there for the moment.
Luatua misses with a hook to the ribs.
Erasmus wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Luatua has him pressed against the cage.

Erasmus escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Luatua avoids the body shot from Erasmus.
Erasmus lands the left hand.
A big left from Luatua misses.
It appears Erasmus was looking to counter with a kick there.
Luatua lands a front kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Luatua moves into range and connects with a jab.
Erasmus takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Erasmus is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Luatua misses with the body kick
and Erasmus counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Luatua throws out a powerful jab.
Luatua misses the shot to the body.
Erasmus slips a jab from Luatua.
Erasmus swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Erasmus avoids the head kick by Luatua.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Erasmus waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Luatua.
A slow jab from Luatua misses its intended target.
Luatua misses with an attempted mid kick.
Erasmus is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Erasmus throws a hook but Luatua avoids it easily.
Erasmus sets himself, and Luatua steps forward looking for the clinch! Erasmus avoids it this time.
Erasmus tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Luatua was well out of range. Poor timing from Erasmus.
A solid body kick from Luatua.
Erasmus throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Luatua throws a shot from downtown. Erasmus moves away and avoids it.
Erasmus uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Luatua.
Luatua slips under a jab.
Luatua tries to counter by closing the distance.
Luatua moves forwards but Erasmus connects with a nice, crisp jab.
A jab from Luatua misses.
It looks like Erasmus has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Luatua connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Erasmus takes a swing at Luatua's ribcage but misses.
Luatua looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
The fighters circling - Luatua throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Erasmus scores with a jab.
Donk. Erasmus catches Luatua right on the button with a cross.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luatua tried to score with a low kick but Erasmus checks it.
Luatua lands a front kick.
Erasmus is breathing heavily.

Luatua feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Erasmus sprawling to the canvas! Erasmus rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can Luatua finish him?!

Erasmus is rocked!
Erasmus uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luatua.
Oh Erasmus is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Luatua looks to throw the jab but Erasmus is out of range.
Erasmus was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Erasmus seems to have got his legs back now.
Luatua punishes Erasmus's body with a nice straight punch.
Luatua throws a sloppy head kick and Erasmus moves out of range easily.
Luatua throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Luatua waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Erasmus.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Luatua throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Erasmus uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Luatua.
Luatua misses with a body kick.
Luatua will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Luatua keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A big right from Luatua misses.
Luatua goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Erasmus throwing a counter right hand but Luatua manages to avoid it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Erasmus. Luatua does a little dance to reset his feet.
Luatua lands with a shot to the body.
Erasmus is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Erasmus misses the shot to the body.
Luatua keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Erasmus.
Luatua throws a leg kick but Erasmus moved away.
An attempted straight right counter from Erasmus misses the target.
Luatua throws a nice looking combination but Erasmus bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Erasmus connects with a crisp jab.
Erasmus misses with an uppercut. Luatua saw that one coming.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua misses with a low kick.
Erasmus listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Luatua lands a jab to the nose.
Erasmus scores with a hook.
Luatua looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua looks to land a combination but Erasmus avoids it well.
Robbie Luatua seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Luatua looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Luatua has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Erasmus jabs at Luatua's body.
Erasmus lands a right hook to the body.
Luatua pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Erasmus throws a body punch but Luatua moves out of range.
Erasmus blocks the body kick.
Luatua misses with a kick to the body.
Erasmus fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Luatua looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Erasmus ducks under a wild hook from Luatua.
Erasmus fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Luatua looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Luatua is breathing heavily.
Luatua throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Erasmus scores with a jab.
Erasmus lands with a right hand.
Luatua on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Luatua pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A bone on bone clash there as Erasmus blocks the leg kick.

Erasmus drops Luatua with a beautiful combination! Luatua stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Erasmus is looking for the KO!

Luatua is rocked!

It looks like Robbie Luatua has been cut.
Luatua displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Erasmus throws out the jab.
Erasmus slips a jab and a cross from Luatua.
Erasmus swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
The fighters circling - Erasmus throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Erasmus digs a good hook to Luatua's body.
Erasmus lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Erasmus lands with a nice body punch.
Erasmus throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Luatua in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Erasmus dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Luatua is looking to clinch but Erasmus is avoiding it.
Erasmus throwing a counter right hand but Luatua manages to avoid it.
Erasmus changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Erasmus lands with a straight right. Luatua didn't see that one coming.
Nice uppercut lands for Erasmus. That snapped Luatua's head back.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Luatua.
Erasmus misses with a straight right.
Luatua tries to counter by closing the distance.
Erasmus lands an overhand right.
Luatua ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Erasmus moves away.
Erasmus takes one on the button.
Luatua just misses with a punch to the body.
Luatua pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Erasmus bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Good standup being displayed there by Erasmus as he connects with a hook.
Erasmus throws a body kick that misses.
Erasmus staying out of range there.
Erasmus scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Luatua doesn't seem bothered though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Erasmus throws out a powerful jab.
Luatua displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Erasmus throws out the jab.
Erasmus fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Luatua manages to avoid it.
A decent looking cross lands there for Luatua.

Rasputin Erasmus's cut is getting worse.
Erasmus throws a body shot but no joy.
Erasmus just misses with a punch to the body.
Luatua checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Luatua tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Erasmus is able to avoid easily.
Luatua scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Luatua misses with a wild body shot.
Luatua has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Erasmus finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Luatua throws a half hearted mid kick.
Luatua tries a low kick but Erasmus avoids it.
A little feinted left hand from Erasmus on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Erasmus will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Luatua walks into a left hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Rasputin Erasmus dominated that second round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Back to the action!


Erasmus misses with a low kick.
Luatua throws the left hand but Erasmus avoids the punch easily.
Luatua misses with a body kick.
It looked like Erasmus wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Luatua misses with a body kick.
Erasmus connects with a jab.
Erasmus digs a good hook to Luatua's body.
Luatua ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Erasmus moves away.
Luatua walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Erasmus checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Luatua looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Erasmus throws a leg kick but Luatua sees it coming and moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua stuns Erasmus with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Erasmus bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Luatua punishes Erasmus's body with a nice straight punch.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Luatua misses the shot to the body.
Erasmus misses with a wild body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Erasmus avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Luatua scores with a punch to the head.
Luatua throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Erasmus throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Luatua just misses with a punch to the body.
Luatua throws a push kick but Erasmus slaps the foot to one side.
Erasmus was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Erasmus swings for the body but Luatua moves out of range.
Luatua throws out a leg kick but Erasmus moves out of range and Luatua only half commits.
Erasmus takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Luatua throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Luatua slips a jab from Erasmus.
Luatua jabs Erasmus to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Erasmus feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Luatuas jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Erasmus's jab looks to have found its range, popping Luatua under the eye.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Erasmus misses with a looping left.
Erasmus throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Erasmus tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Luatua is able to avoid easily.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Erasmus moves forwards but Luatua connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Luatua punishes Erasmus's body with a nice straight punch.
Luatua pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Erasmus looks to score with a jab to the body but Luatua is just out of range.
Luatua tries to counter with a clinch but Erasmus shakes him off and moves away.
Luatua tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Erasmus was well out of range. Poor timing from Luatua.
Luatua fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Luatua lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Luatua takes a swing at Erasmus's ribcage but misses.
Erasmus is looking to counter punch.
Luatua takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Luatua misses with a few strikes there.
Erasmus lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Erasmus misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Luatua.
Luatua throws a body shot but no joy.
Erasmus takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
A lazy left from Erasmus finds it's target.
Luatua lands a body shot.

Luatua clinches.
A hook to the body from Luatua.
Erasmus takes a shot to the head.
Luatua scores with an uppercut up the middle.

Rasputin Erasmus's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Erasmus tries to circle away but Luatua has him pinned against the cage.
Luatua pushes Erasmus back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Luatua keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Erasmus's efforts to push away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Erasmus takes a shot to the head.
Still in the clinch, Erasmus scores with a nice short uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Luatua blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Erasmus lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Luatua.
Erasmus is looking to break free of the clinch but Luatua has double underhooks.
Luatua digs a right hand underneath Erasmus's ribcage. Erasmus let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Luatua misses with the head strike.
Erasmus has had enough of the clinch but Luatua keeps him there for the moment.
Erasmus wants to break free but Luatua has control.
Erasmus is trying to break the clinch but Luatua has him pressed against the cage.
Luatua prevents Erasmus from breaking the clinch.
Erasmus tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Robbie Luatua really dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Erasmus's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Luatua throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Erasmus sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Luatua swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Luatua throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Erasmus sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Erasmus was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Luatua is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
A swing and a miss from Luatua.
Erasmus swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Luatua throws a half hearted mid kick.
Luatua fails to land with a series of punches.
Luatua throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Luatua throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Erasmus staying out of range there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Erasmus connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Luatua throws a solid leg kick but Erasmus takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Luatua.
Erasmus swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Erasmus uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luatua.
Luatua tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Erasmus waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Luatua.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua looks to throw the jab but Erasmus is out of range.
Luatua tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Erasmus is able to avoid easily.

Luatua darts in and clinches Erasmus up against the cage.
Erasmus doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Erasmus swings wildly with an uppercut but Luatua uses good head movement to avoid it.
Erasmus lands with a short shot to the head.
Luatua lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Erasmus backwards.
Luatua misses with the head strike.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Luatua.
Luatua has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Erasmus seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Luatua can turn it around.
Erasmus goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A body shot lands from Luatua.
Luatua lands a left hand that snaps the head of Erasmus backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Erasmus is trying to break free.
Erasmus blocking some punches.
Luatua keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Erasmus's efforts to push away.
Erasmus is looking to break free of the clinch but Luatua has double underhooks.
Erasmus takes a shot to the head.
Luatua lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Erasmus is trying to break the clinch but Luatua is controlling him.
Erasmus has had enough of the clinch but Luatua keeps him there for the moment.
Erasmus misses with a punch to the body.
Luatua has Erasmus pressed against the cage, preventing Erasmus from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Erasmus working aggressively here.
Luatua throws a head punch that misses.
A short right from Luatua.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Erasmus tries to break free but Luatua pushes him back against the cage.
A right hand to the body from Luatua.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Luatua lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Erasmus tries a body shot but Luatua blocks it.
Luatua lands with a short shot to the head.
Erasmus misses with a body punch.
Luatua swings wildly with an uppercut but Erasmus uses good head movement to avoid it.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Luatua as Erasmus tries to tie him up.
Erasmus wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Luatua has him pressed against the cage.
Robbie Luatua seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Erasmus can't break the clinch.
Erasmus is trying to break free.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Erasmus goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Erasmus is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Luatua.
Luatua has a couple of punches blocked by Erasmus.
Luatua lands with a light punch inside.

Jeez, Rasputin Erasmus's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.
Luatua lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Erasmus is trying to break free.
Luatua working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Luatua cracks Erasmus with a nice body shot.
Luatua misses with some punches.
Erasmus is looking to break free of the clinch but Luatua has double underhooks.
Luatua misses with a hook to the ribs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Robbie Luatua dominated that fourth round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Luatua keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Erasmus.
Erasmus looks to land a right hand but Luatua moved out of range.
Luatua moves forwards but Erasmus connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Luatua tries to clinch
and Erasmus counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Luatua thinking.
Luatua looks to score with a jab to the body but Erasmus is just out of range.
Luatua swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Erasmus misses with an uppercut.
Luatua keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Luatua throws a low kick but Erasmus moves out of range easily.
Erasmus swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Erasmus takes a jab right on the kisser.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua connects with a body shot.
A solid body kick from Luatua.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.

Luatua darts in and clinches Erasmus up against the cage.
Luatua lands a shoulder strike.
Erasmus trying to stall but Luatua improves his position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Erasmus wants to get back to striking at distance but Luatua won't allow it.
Luatua lands with a right to the head.
A nice right hand lands inside from Luatua.
Erasmus can't break the clinch.
Erasmus misses with a short punch on the inside.
Luatua lands a shot to the body.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Luatua.
Erasmus is trying to maintain a safe position but Luatua gets an underhook and turns Erasmus into the cage.
Luatua lands with a left to the head.
Luatua misses with the head strike.
Luatua fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Luatua stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Erasmus wants to break the clinch but can't.
Rasputin Erasmus has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Luatua.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:16 of round 5, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Robbie Luatua!
After winning the bout, Robbie Luatua thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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hype
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pop
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manager
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FIGHT
RATING
63%

 

Event: 14: Cuento de la Sol     
Date:   Dec 14, 2014

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Sarkis Zakoyan. Luatua comes to the cage accompanied by Puff Daddy feat Jimmy Page - Come with me. Robbie Luatua could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Sarkis Zakoyan's chin.

189 cm
20
262 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
193 cm
20
269 lbs
2 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Solid Muay Thai
Good gas tank

Conviction

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
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 New York, Sarkis Zakoyan!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Zakoyan throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Luatua dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Zakoyan misses with a leg kick.
Luatua is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Zakoyan ducks right into an uppercut from Luatua.
A telegraphed right hand from Luatua misses the target.
Luatua moves out of range as Zakoyan strikes.
Luatua thinks about countering with a body kick.
Sarkis Zakoyan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Zakoyan throws a combination that misses
and Luatua counters with a lovely straight right hand!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Zakoyan shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Luatua counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Zakoyan uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luatua.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Zakoyan looking to sit in guard and control but Luatua gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Zakoyan has his hands on Luatua's head, controlling the position.
Zakoyan controls Luatua momentarily but Luatua frees himself.
Zakoyan tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Luatua looking to pass the guard.

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.
Luatua trying to control but Zakoyan is working from the bottom.
Zakoyan has control of Luatua's left arm, preventing Luatua from doing any damage.
Luatua wants to control from the top but Zakoyan keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua stays in close to Zakoyan's body and controls the position.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Luatua swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Zakoyan throws a leg kick
and Luatua counters with a right hand to the body.
Zakoyan doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Luatua counters with a straight right hand.

Luatua lands a big uppercut and Zakoyan crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Zakoyan looks OK. Luatua waves Zakoyan back to his feet!

Zakoyan is rocked!
Zakoyan gets tagged by a hook that puts him to sleep! Luatua points and yells something to his unconcious foe before strutting off. Zakoyan wakes up just in time to hear Luatua thank his coaches in the post fight interview.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:47 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Robbie Luatua!
After winning the bout, Robbie Luatua thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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38%

 

Event: 11: Attack!     
Date:   Nov 22, 2014

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Xingu Huka Huka. Both these guys have solid standup skills and neither is particularly fantastic on the ground, so let's hope for a nice standup war!

189 cm
20
262 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
194 cm
21
244 lbs
9 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Dangerous knees
Heavy handed

Conviction

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Xingu Huka Huka!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Jack Bonds and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Huka Huka.
A looping hook to the body misses from Luatua. Huka Huka does a little dance to reset his feet.
Huka Huka wants to clinch but Luatua slips to the side
and Luatua counters with a left to the body.
Luatua tries to move into range but Huka Huka moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Huka Huka ducks under a wild hook from Luatua.
Huka Huka throws the left hand but Luatua avoids the punch easily.
Huka Huka fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Luatua manages to avoid it.
Luatua swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Huka Huka looks to land a right hand but Luatua moved out of range.
Huka Huka darts in trying to clinch
enabling Luatua to counter with a crisp jab.

It looks like Xingu Huka Huka has been cut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Luatua lands a big uppercut and Huka Huka crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Huka Huka looks OK. Luatua waves Huka Huka back to his feet!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Luatua misses with a wild body shot.
Huka Huka bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Luatua's head backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Huka Huka misses the target.
Luatua throws a quick counter kick to the body but Huka Huka avoids it.
Huka Huka stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Luatua.
Jab, jab by Luatua - just one landing.
Luatua connects with a body shot.
Luatua steps into range and unloads a brutal right left combo! Huka Huka is out on his feet! Luatua sets himself and nearly takes Huka Huka's head off with a straight right, sending him crashing to the mat! Wow, that was nasty... but awesome! Wooo!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:29 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Robbie Luatua!
During a confident post fight interview, Robbie Luatua thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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RATING
69%

 

Event: 9: Coffee     
Date:   Nov 02, 2014

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Bernard Bear. Robbie Luatua has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

189 cm
20
262 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
194 cm
21
240 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Counter fighter
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bernard Bear!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua cracks a nice hook into Bear's ribs.

Bear shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Luatua is trying to defend but Bear finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Luatua has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Bear is working away from the top position though.
Bear thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Luatua 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.
Luatua is trying to stand up here but Bear is controlling him well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Bear is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Bear missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Luatua avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Bear.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bear throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Bear slips a nice elbow through Luatua's hands, connecting with Luatua's forehead.
Luatua avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Bear.
Luatua has hold of Bear's hands but Bear slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Luatua on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Luatua tries to get out of the position.
Bear works his way into full mount!
Bear lands a big shot there that rocks Luatua but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
A nice elbow there by Bear.
Bear thowing strikes but they're hitting the gloves, not doing any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bear controlling his opponent.
Bear working the ground and pound effectively.
The referee warns Luatua that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.
Bear has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Bear is in the full mount, landing strikes.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bear is landing with some decent strikes but Luatua is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.
Luatua is working to get back to half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Luatua blocking the ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Poor strikes thrown by Bear there. More accuracy and less frantic strikes would help!
Luatua tries to reverse the position but Bear maintains control.
Bear throwing shots from mount but they're not landing.
Bear thowing shots but they're missing.
Bear looking to ground and pound but Luatua is blocking nicely.
Bear lands a big shot there that rocks Luatua but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
Bear sends his fist crashing into the mat - the crowd let out a collective ooooooh. Let's hope he's not broken it!
Luatua avoids a series of strikes thrown by Bear.
Bear lands a big elbow.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bear punishing his opponent with strikes.
Bear pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.
Bear unloads with some shots from mount but Luatua bucks and avoids them well.
Luatua blocking the ground and pound.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bear breaks from Luatua's wrist control and lands an elbow.
Bear thuds his fist into the canvas! Oooouch!
Bear misses with a head shot.
Bear with good strikes from the mount here!
Oooh a big shot lands for Bear! Luatua is out! The ref dives in to save him from more punishment!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Bernard Bear!
Bernard Bear is the new heavyweight champion!
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Event: 7:Liberation     
Date:   Oct 10, 2014

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Rasputin Erasmus. Erasmus is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Rasputin. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

189 cm
20
262 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
201 cm
21
288 lbs
3 - 2 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Rasputin Erasmus!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A big right from Luatua misses.

Erasmus forces Luatua back against the cage and clinches.
Luatua lands a hook to the side of the head.

It looks like Rasputin Erasmus has been cut.
Luatua tries to work over Erasmus's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A nice right hand lands inside from Luatua.
Luatua can't find room to land a body shot as Erasmus controls the action.
Erasmus blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Luatua 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.
Luatua is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Luatua lands an uppercut.
Erasmus has a couple of punches blocked by Luatua.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Erasmus struggles to land a body shot inside as Luatua controls his hands.
With the fighters up against the cage, Luatua throws an elbow but misses.
Luatua misses with a hook from the clinch.
Luatua blocking some punches.
Luatua prevents a body shot from Erasmus.
A short left from Luatua.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A shot in the inside from Luatua.
Luatua lands with a light punch inside.
Luatua throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Luatua lands with a short shot to the head.
Luatua blocks an uppercut.
Erasmus can't find room to land a body shot as Luatua controls the action.
A head punch on the inside from Erasmus fails to land.
A body shot lands from Luatua.
Erasmus swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Luatua lands a nice elbow.
Erasmus softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Luatua misses with a hook to the ribs.

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

Erasmus is rocked!

That has opened up Rasputin Erasmus's cut even more.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Luatua blocks an uppercut.
Erasmus is still on wobbly legs! Can Luatua finish him?
Erasmus misses with a hook from the clinch.
Erasmus seems to have recovered his senses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Erasmus tries to throw a body punch but Luatua avoids it by throwing Erasmus back against the cage.
Luatua misses with a short punch on the inside.
Erasmus avoids a wild elbow strike from Luatua.
Erasmus tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Luatua lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Luatua can't find room to land a body shot as Erasmus controls the action.
Erasmus misses with the head strike.
Erasmus blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Luatua lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Erasmus misses with a hook to the ribs.
Luatua lands a right hand.
A head punch on the inside from Erasmus fails to land.
Luatua goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Nice body punch from Luatua - that landed with a thud.
Nice body punch from Luatua - that landed with a thud.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Erasmus.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luatua misses with a hook to the ribs.
Erasmus takes a shot to the head.

The cut above Rasputin Erasmus's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Luatua digs a right hand into Erasmus's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Erasmus's gas tank.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Erasmus.
Luatua misses with a hook from the clinch.
Luatua working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Luatua misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Still in the clinch, Erasmus scores with a nice short uppercut.
Luatua lands with a left to the head.
Luatua misses with a punch to the body.
Luatua misses with a hook from the clinch.
Erasmus tries a body shot but Luatua blocks it.
Erasmus misses with a body punch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luatua.
Luatua tries to throw a body punch but Erasmus avoids it by throwing Luatua back against the cage.
Luatua tries to throw a body punch but Erasmus avoids it by throwing Luatua back against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A body shot lands from Luatua.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Luatua.
Luatua misses with a punch to the body.
Luatua tries to land knees in the clinch but Erasmus avoids the damage to the body.
Luatua cracks Erasmus with a nice 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!
Luatua misses with a body punch.
Luatua blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Luatua stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Erasmus misses with a punch on the inside.
Erasmus taking a breather.
Erasmus has a couple of punches blocked by Luatua.
Erasmus doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Luatua blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A head punch on the inside from Erasmus fails to land.
Erasmus tries to stall but Luatua uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Luatua ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Erasmus moves away.
Erasmus ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Luatua moves away.
Nice jab there from Luatua.
Erasmus tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Erasmus avoids a punch combination nicely.
Erasmus throws a hook but Luatua blocks it.
Luatua throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Luatua misses the shot to the body.

Erasmus moves into range and clinches up with Luatua.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Luatua.
Erasmus blocks an uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua blocks a body shot from Erasmus.
Erasmus stalling.
Luatua tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Luatua is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Erasmus is defending well for now.
Erasmus blocks a body shot from Luatua.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua struggles to land a body shot inside as Erasmus controls his hands.
Luatua can't find room to land a body shot as Erasmus controls the action.
Erasmus is looking to control Luatua's arms but Luatua gets an underhook and turns him. Now Erasmus has his back to the cage.
Luatua struggles to land a body shot inside as Erasmus controls his hands.
Erasmus misses with a short punch on the inside.
Luatua keeps control of Erasmus as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Luatua trying to land knees to the body.
Erasmus blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Luatua working aggressively here.
Luatua lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Luatua misses with a punch to the body.
Luatua scores with a shoulder strike.
Luatua has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Luatua working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Robbie Luatua has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Luatua lands with a short head shot on the inside.

Rasputin Erasmus's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
Luatua has Erasmus pressed against the cage, preventing Erasmus from circling away and getting back to striking at range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Erasmus is trying to break the clinch but Luatua is controlling him.
Luatua blocks an uppercut.
Erasmus working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Luatua misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Luatua blocks a body shot from Erasmus.
Luatua misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Luatua tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Erasmus throws a head punch that misses.
Luatua blocks a body shot from Erasmus.
Erasmus throws a punch but it's blocked by Luatua.
Luatua is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Erasmus can do to turn this around?
Luatua gets through Erasmus's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Erasmus struggles to land a body shot inside as Luatua controls his hands.
Luatua tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Erasmus tries to break the clinch but Luatua is controlling the position.
Erasmus can't find room to land a body shot as Luatua controls the action.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Erasmus lands a right hand that snaps the head of Luatua backwards.
Erasmus can't find room to land a body shot as Luatua controls the action.
Luatua fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Luatua.
Luatua blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Luatua lands with a right to the head.
Luatua tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Erasmus fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Luatua softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luatua.
Erasmus misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nice body punch from Luatua.
Erasmus misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luatua.
Luatua tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Erasmus's elbow.
Luatua blocking some punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Luatua struggles to land a body shot inside as Erasmus controls his hands.
Erasmus struggles to land a body shot inside as Luatua controls his hands.
Luatua presses Erasmus against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Luatua tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Erasmus's elbow.
Luatua is leaning against Erasmus and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Erasmus is breathing heavily.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A short left from Luatua.
A head punch on the inside from Erasmus fails to land.
Luatua can't find room to land a body shot as Erasmus controls the action.
Erasmus tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Erasmus tries a body shot but Luatua blocks it.
A short uppercut from Luatua.
Luatua stalling in the clinch.
Luatua presses Erasmus against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Luatua prevents a body shot from Erasmus.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Robbie Luatua dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Rasputin Erasmus's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Luatua 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.
Luatua just misses with a punch to the body.
Erasmus tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Luatua was well out of range. Poor timing from Erasmus.
Luatua takes a swing at Erasmus's ribcage but misses.
Luatua scores with a three punch combo!
Luatua looks to throw the jab but Erasmus is out of range.
Luatua looks to land a left hand but Erasmus moved out of range nicely.
Erasmus throws an off balance right hand

and Luatua counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Luatua.
Erasmus looking to slow down the pace here.
Erasmus blocking some punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Erasmus lands a body shot.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Luatua.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Erasmus.
Luatua scores with a shot to the side of Erasmus's head.
Luatua misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luatua scores with a shoulder strike.
Erasmus tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Erasmus trying to stall but Luatua improves his position.
Erasmus working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Luatua lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Erasmus takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Luatua.
Erasmus can't find room to land a body shot as Luatua controls the action.
Erasmus misses with a hook to the ribs.
Luatua can't find room to land a body shot as Erasmus controls the action.
Luatua lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Erasmus.
Luatua lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Luatua pushes Erasmus back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Nice body punch from Luatua.
Luatua lands with a right to the head.
Rasputin Erasmus has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A hook to the body from Luatua.
Luatua lands a nice uppercut.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:18 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Robbie Luatua!
After winning the bout, Robbie Luatua thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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RATING
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Event: 4:Burden     
Date:   Sep 24, 2014

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Robbie Luatua and Jimbob Dunkle. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

189 cm
19
262 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
197 cm
20
289 lbs
1 - 2 - 0
Decent wrestler
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
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 Los Angeles, Jimbob Dunkle!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dunkle tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Luatua counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Dunkle throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A big right from Dunkle misses.
Dunkle misses with a hook
and Luatua counters with a thumping low kick.
Jimbob Dunkle seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Dunkle misses with a straight right.
Dunkle misses with a series of wild punches.
Dunkle checks a low kick from Luatua.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luatua throws a low kick, looking for Dunkle's leg but Dunkle calmly moves out of range.
Luatua slips a jab from Dunkle.
Dunkle looks to throw the jab but Luatua is out of range.
Luatua waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Dunkle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Luatua throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Luatua stuns Dunkle with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Dunkle bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Dunkle misses with a left hand
and Luatua counters with a nice leg kick.
Dunkle misses with a wild combination.
A shot to the body from Dunkle misses
and Luatua counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Dunkle thinking.
Dunkle looks winded!
Dunkle misses with a hook. Luatua ducked under it nicely.
Luatua 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.
Dunkle throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Luatua stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Dunkle throws a right hand that misses
letting Luatua counter with a right hand.

It looks like Jimbob Dunkle has been cut.
Luatua connects with a body shot that sends Dunkle's belly button to the back.
Luatua missing with a left hand there. Dunkle was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Luatua 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.
Dunkle walks right into a perfectly timed right hook and goes down hard! He's out cold! The ref cradles Dunkle limp body while Luatua jumps on to the cage and waves to the roaring crowd. Wow that was just a brutal knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Robbie Luatua!
During a confident post fight interview, Robbie Luatua thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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RATING
47%

 

Event: 1:A Young Start     
Date:   Aug 21, 2014

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Buster Bluth and Robbie Luatua. Bluth comes to the cage accompanied by Mr. Roboto . Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

189 cm
19
277 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
189 cm
19
262 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Granite chin
Decent wrestler
Excellent boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Buster Bluth!
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 Los Angeles, Robbie Luatua!
The judges for this bout are Joseph Jones, Bruno Lombardi and Alyssa Summers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luatua scores with a one two! Bluth had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.

It looks like Buster Bluth has been cut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Luatua misses with a straight left.
Bluth uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luatua.
Bluth throws a right and a left that Luatua avoids nicely.
Bluth displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Luatua throws out the jab.
Luatua ducks under a wild hook from Bluth.
Luatua staying out of range there.
Bluth scores with a nice head shot.
Buster Bluth seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Bluth smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Luatua uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bluth.
Luatua tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bluth was well out of range. Poor timing from Luatua.
Bluth blocks a low kick nicely.
Bluth throws a right hand that misses
enabling Luatua to counter with a crisp jab.
Luatua throws a jab when Bluth was well out of range.
Bluth slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bluth misses the jab.
Robbie Luatua is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Bluth swings for the body but Luatua moves out of range.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Bluth.
A slow jab from Bluth misses its intended target.
Luatua swings for the body but Bluth moves out of range.
Bluth changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Luatua tries to avoid it but Bluth manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Luatua to the ground. Luatua escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Bluth lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Luatua attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Luatua swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Bluth seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Luatua scores with a punch to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luatua throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Bluth scores with a jab to the jaw.
Bluth takes a jab right on the kisser.
Jab, jab by Bluth - just one landing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Bluth dives in and scores a takedown into Luatua's guard.
Bluth throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Luatua working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Bluth.
Bluth is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Bluth wants to control from the top but Luatua keeps moving.
Bluth has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Buster Bluth has forced the referee to step in and bring the fight back to the feet.
Bluth just misses with a punch to the body.
Luatua moves away from the strike by Bluth.
Luatua throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Bluth stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Luatua has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Luatua there as he acknowledges the shot.
Luatua fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Bluth on the side of the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Luatua takes a swing at Bluth's ribcage but misses.
Luatua misses with a wild combination.
Bluth avoids a punch combination nicely.
Bluth is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Luatua misses with a hook. Bluth ducked under it nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bluth pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Bluth goes for a double leg but Luatua avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Luatua continues to drive forward.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Luatua throws a punch but it's blocked by Bluth.
Luatua throws a head punch that misses.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Bluth.
The referee calls for Luatua to work.
Luatua misses with a hook to the ribs.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Luatua lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Luatua softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Bluth moves out of range as Luatua strikes.
Luatua drops his hands momentarily and Bluth takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Bluth misses with a looping left.
Bluth uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luatua.
Bluth throws the left hand but Luatua avoids the punch easily.
Luatua thuds a left hand into Bluth's body.
Bluth lands with a straight right. Luatua didn't see that one coming.
Luatua throws a jab but it's blocked by Bluth.
Luatua misses with a low kick.
Bluth throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Luatua sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Luatua misses with a wild body shot.

Bluth closes the distance and clinches.
Bluth is trying to stall.
Luatua tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bluth prevents Luatua from breaking the clinch.
Stalling in the clinch from Bluth.
Luatua wants to get back to striking at distance but Bluth won't allow it.
Bluth lands a left hand.
Luatua softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Luatua goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Bluth has Luatua pushed against the cage.
Luatua misses with the head strike.
Luatua swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Luatua scores with a nice hook to the head.

Buster Bluth's cut is getting worse.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua throws a head punch that misses.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Bluth takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.

Luatua escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Sloppy strikes from Luatua. Those never looked like landing.
Bluth on the wrong end of a nice jab.
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!
Bluth staying out of range there.

Bluth shoots in and bounces Luatua off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Luatua looking to hit a scissor sweep but Bluth is one step ahead there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bluth trying to control but Luatua is working from the bottom.
Bluth missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Bluth throws an elbow that misses. Luatua uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Bluth's guard. Nice move by Luatua!
Luatua trying to control but Bluth is working from the bottom.
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.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.

OK we're going to have a standup here. Robbie Luatua hasn't been effective enough on the ground and the referee wants a restart.
Bluth tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Luatua paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Luatua cracks Bluth with a right hand to the side of the head.
Robbie Luatua seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Bluth throws a shot from downtown. Luatua moves away and avoids it.
Bluth is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.

Bluth gets a takedown into half guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Luatua trying to control here.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Bluth is trying to control. Luatua wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Robbie Luatua will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Buster Bluth's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Luatua with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Bluth to score with a decent uppercut.
Luatua misses with a few strikes there.
Luatua misses with a hook.
Luatua throws a front kick aimed at Bluth's knee but Bluth avoids it well.
Bluth lands a nice shot to the body.
Bluth tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Bluth takes a swing at Luatua's ribcage but misses.
Luatua moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Luatua swinging wildly here.
Luatua keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Luatua keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bluth tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Luatua was well out of range. Poor timing from Bluth.
Bluth just misses with a punch to the body.
Bluth connects with a nice looking jab.
Bluth tries to close the distance and clinch up but Luatua swats him away and circles back towards the center.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Bluth checks a leg kick.
Luatua lands with a straight right. Bluth didn't see that one coming.
Bluth fails with the takedown.
Luatua swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Bluth throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Luatua sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A telegraphed right hand from Bluth misses the target.
Bluth misses with a hook.
Bluth misses with a series of wild punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luatua moves out of range as Bluth strikes.
Luatua waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Bluth.
Bluth blocks a leg kick.
Bluth on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Luatua. Luatua obviously looking to wear him down.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Bluth misses with a wild body shot.
Luatua throws an ugly left hook that misses

and Bluth counters with a nice single leg takedown and he's in Luatua's guard now.
Luatua trying to control the position here.
Luatua keeping moving, preventing Bluth from controlling successfully.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Luatua is trying to control the position but Bluth postures up.

The ref stands the fighters back up. Robbie Luatua was stalling too much, according to the referee.
Bluth misses the shot to the body.
Bluth jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Bluth throws a looping overhand right but Luatua ducks down to avoid it.
Bluth scores with a crisp jab that stopped Luatua in his tracks.
Bluth is looking to clinch but Luatua is avoiding it.
Bluth has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Luatua finds it's way round the side to connect with Bluth's head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luatua moves into range and connects with a jab.
Robbie Luatua is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Luatua throws a solid leg kick but Bluth takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Luatua.
Bluth shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Luatua pinned against the cage. Luatua gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Luatua looks to land a right hand but Bluth moved out of range.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luatua lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Bluth circles away quickly and effectively.
Bluth ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Luatua misses with a body shot.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Luatua fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
A slow jab from Luatua misses its intended target.
Buster Bluth has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Bluth connects with a body shot that sends Luatua's belly button to the back.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Robbie Luatua.
I've got Luatua 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 Joseph Jones scores the fight 27:30
Judge Bruno Lombardi scores the fight 27:30
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 28:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Robbie Luatua!

After winning the bout, Robbie Luatua thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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hype
A | B
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A | B
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A | B
FIGHT
RATING
91%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Jun 15, 2014

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Bill Fold and Ihu Ihaka. Ihu Ihaka has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

200 cm
18
270 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
189 cm
18
262 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Dangerous knees
Big heart
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight 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 Los Angeles, Bill Fold!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ihu Ihaka!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Don Winkell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ihaka pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

Ihaka clinches up against the cage.
Fold throws a knee to the head but misses.
Fold tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Fold tries a knee to the head but Ihaka blocks it.
Ihaka lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Ihaka blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Fold tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Fold is looking to break free of the clinch but Ihaka has double underhooks.
Fold blocking some punches.
Ihaka throws a head punch that misses.
Ihaka misses with a hook from the clinch.
Fold working aggressively here.
Fold misses with a knee to the head.
A knee to the head by Fold.
Fold is looking to control Ihaka's arms but Ihaka gets an underhook and turns him. Now Fold has his back to the cage.
Fold misses with a knee to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fold tries to land a knee to the head but Ihaka blocks with his arms.
Ihaka misses with a punch to the body.
Fold managing to block the knees to the body from Ihaka.
Ihaka misses with some punches.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Ihaka as Fold tries to tie him up.
Fold tries to land a knee to the head but Ihaka blocks with his arms.
Fold wants to stall.
Fold tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Ihaka looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Fold using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Ihaka has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Ihaka misses with the head strike.
Ihaka tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Fold's elbow.
Ihaka lands a shoulder strike.
Fold looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Ihaka lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ihaka cracks Fold with a nice body shot.
Ihaka is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Ihaka lands a body punch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ihaka softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Fold takes a shot to the head.
Fold taking a breather.
Maybe Fold would be better served going for some more strikes rather than trying to control so much.
The ref breaks the fighters up, due to lack of action by Bill Fold.
Ihaka pivots, looking for a leg kick but Fold is out of range and Ihaka settles back down.
Ihaka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fold.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fold ducks under a wild hook from Ihaka.
Ihaka takes a kick to the side of the head.
A telegraphed right hand from Ihaka misses the target.
Ihaka scores with a hook.
Ihaka lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Fold circles away quickly and effectively.
Ihaka connects with the punch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Ihaka lands a big uppercut and Fold crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Fold looks OK. Ihaka waves Fold back to his feet!

Fold is rocked!
Ihaka works Fold's body with a nice hook.
Ihaka scores with a jab to the body.
Fold is breathing heavily.
Ihaka cracks Fold with a left hook right on the temple and Fold goes down! He's out! Referee! Stop the fight! Ihaka lands a few more punches before the dopey ref steps in - hopefully Fold is OK!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:52 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Ihu Ihaka!
After winning the bout, Ihu Ihaka thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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RATING
82%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Apr 17, 2014

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Bob Bobidi and Ihu Ihaka. Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Ihu Ihaka enters the cage!

198 cm
25
265 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
189 cm
18
262 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
Dangerous GnP
Solid Muay Thai
Very strong
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Bob Bobidi!
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 Los Angeles, Ihu Ihaka!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A cross from Ihaka lands.
No luck for Bobidi with that takedown attempt.
Ihaka fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Bobidi shoots for a takedown but Ihaka saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Bobidi looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Bob Bobidi. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Ihaka scores with a body shot.
Ihaka stuffs the takedown attempt from Bobidi. Bobidi gets slowly back to his feet.
Bobidi shoots in looking for a takedown but Ihaka manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Bobidi's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Ihaka throws a low kick but Bobidi avoids it.
No luck for Bobidi with that takedown attempt.
Bobidi is breathing heavily.
Ihaka displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Bobidi.
Bobidi tries to move into range but Ihaka moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Ihaka scores with a jab to the body.
Bobidi goes for a double leg but Ihaka avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Ihaka continues to drive forward.
Bobidi keeps control of Ihaka as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Bobidi drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Ihaka gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Ihaka is trying to break the clinch but Bobidi has him pressed against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ihaka is trying to break the clinch but Bobidi has him pressed against the cage.
Ihaka has a couple of punches blocked by Bobidi.
Ihaka tries to throw a body punch but Bobidi avoids it by throwing Ihaka back against the cage.
Ihaka tries to circle away but Bobidi has him pinned against the cage.
Ihaka is trying to break the clinch but Bobidi has him pressed against the cage.
Bobidi can't get the takedown.
Ihaka misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ihaka tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ihaka looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
A head punch on the inside from Ihaka fails to land.
Ihaka fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ihaka trying to stall but Bobidi improves his position.

Bobidi has dropped down and is working for a takedown. Ihaka is trying to keep an underhook but Bobidi manages to get the takedown into half guard.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Bobidi throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Bobidi 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.
Ihaka blocking the ground and pound attempt from Bobidi.
Bobidi throwing shots but Ihaka is blocking nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ihaka trying to control here.
Bobidi not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Ihaka is controlling Bobidi's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ihaka is trying to control but can't.
Bobidi lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Bobidi thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Bobidi 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.
Ihaka is looking to improve his position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bobidi looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Bobidi not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Bobidi drops an elbow to the side of Ihaka's head.
Ihaka on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Bobidi sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Ihaka defending well though.
Bobidi 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.
Ihaka taking some punishment here, with Bobidi in his half guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ihaka on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ihaka avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Bobidi.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bobidi 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.
Ihaka really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Bobidi. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Bobidi landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Bobidi working the head and body with strikes.
Ihaka has hold of Bobidi's hands but Bobidi slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Bobidi scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Bobidi takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Bobidi sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Ihaka defending well though.
Bobidi working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Ihaka avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Bobidi.
Bobidi working the head and body with strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Bobidi fails with the takedown.
Bobidi drops his hands momentarily and Ihaka takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Bobidi fails with a takedown attempt.

Bobidi shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Ihaka napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Ihaka on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Bobidi throwing shots but missing, from side control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Sloppy strikes there by Bobidi.
The strikes coming from Bobidi are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Ihaka parries the strikes from Bobidi easily there. Bobidi is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Ihaka to escape.
Bobidi tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
This has been an exciting period of action!
The strikes coming from Bobidi are missing the target in this wave of attacks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ihaka tries to buck Bobidi off but Bobidi is having none of it.
Bobidi working the head with strikes.
Bobidi postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Bobidi landing strikes.
Bobidi lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Ihaka down.
Bobidi lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Ihaka can do anything to dispel that myth.
Ihaka takes a nasty elbow to the side of the head.
Ihaka taking a bit of punishment here - Bobidi scoring with strikes.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bobidi working the head and body with strikes.
Bobidi working the ground and pound from side control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bobidi lands some shots froms side control.
Bobidi lands some shots froms side control.
Bobidi connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Ihaka some visible discomfort.
Bobidi lands a decent elbow from side control.
Bobidi scoring with punches from side control.
Bobidi working the ground and pound.
Ihaka is working to avoid the ground and pound but Bobidi connects with a decent elbow.
Bobidi scoring with punches from side control.
Bobidi in side control lands a decent elbow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bobidi scores with a couple of short elbows.
Ihaka should think about turning a few of those tyres round his middle into muscle if he wants people to take him seriously as an athlete.
Bobidi working the head and body with strikes.
Bobidi working the ground and pound.
Bobidi lands an elbow.
Bobidi lands an elbow.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bobidi creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.
Bobidi in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Bobidi working the ground and pound.
Ihaka taking a bit of punishment here - Bobidi scoring with strikes.
Ihaka takes a couple of big shots there - the referee warns him that he has to defend himself better.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bobidi landing strikes.
Bobidi working the head and body with strikes.
Bobidi looks up at the clock and then as Ihaka takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Bobidi smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!
Bobidi lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Ihaka down.
Bobidi is putting a hurting on Ihaka here, landing some big shots from side control.
Bobidi lands a few punches from side control.
Bobidi lands an elbow.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Bobidi works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Bobidi grinds an elbow into Ihaka's temple.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bob Bobidi dominated that second round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Ihaka displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Bobidi.
Bobidi shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ihaka darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Bobidi darts in looking for a takedown but Ihaka gets double underhooks and turns Bobidi into the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Bob Bobidi. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Ihaka stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Bobidi drops down looking for an ankle pick but Ihaka pulls his leg out and moves away.
Bobidi is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Ihaka listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Ihaka connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
No luck for Bobidi with that takedown attempt.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Ihaka tries to score with a low kick but Bobidi moves his leg out of the way.
Ihaka lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ihaka throws a good cross that connects.
Bobidi throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Ihaka's waist but Ihaka gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Bobidi off to one side.
Ihaka lands a jab.
Ihaka digs a good body shot into Bobidi's ribs.
Ihaka digs a good body shot into Bobidi's ribs.
Bobidi takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Ihaka connects with a single shot there.
Ihaka lands a two punch combo.
Bobidi tries to score a power double leg takedown but Ihaka sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Bobidi somewhat.
Bobidi looks for a takedown but Ihaka sprawls well.
Ihaka throws a leg kick but Bobidi sees it coming and moves out of range.
Bobidi shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Ihaka sprawls well. Ihaka wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Bobidi gets slowly back to his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bobidi looks for a takedown but Ihaka sprawls well.
Bobidi tries to score a power double leg takedown but Ihaka sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Bobidi somewhat.
No luck for Bobidi with that takedown attempt.
Ihaka lands a body shot.
Ihu Ihaka is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Bobidi shoots for a takedown but Ihaka saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Ihaka takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Ihaka lands with an overhand left.
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!
Ihaka 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.

Bobidi drives through with a takedown into Ihaka's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Bobidi throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Ihaka works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bobidi trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Bobidi loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Bobidi throws a big right hand that misses.
Ihaka avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Bobidi lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Bobidi in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Bobidi postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Bobidi works over Ihaka with some ground and pound from guard.
Ihu Ihaka has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Ihaka has momentary wrist control but Bobidi slips an elbow through the middle.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bobidi postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Bobidi postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Bobidi postures up in Ihaka's guard and throws a big left but Ihaka blocks it.
Bobidi scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Bobidi throwing strikes but missing.
Bobidi postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Bobidi throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Ihaka works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Bobidi distracts Ihaka with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.

And that's the end of the fight!
Bob Bobidi showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Bobidi, 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 Frank Antenori scores the fight 30:26
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 30:26
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 30:26

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Bob Bobidi!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
93%

 

 
 
 
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