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Event: CEC 588     
Date:   May 16, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Desmond Glass (ranked 7 p4p, 2 weight class) and Linus Akerman (ranked 69 p4p, 10 weight class). Glass comes to the cage accompanied by Across 110th Street by Bobby Womack. 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?

191 cm
27
185 lbs
18 - 5 - 1
180 cm
31
177 lbs
20 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Desmond Glass!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Akerman tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Akerman tries a head kick but it misses.
Glass looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Glass, as that shot connected.
Glass tries to land a leg kick but Akerman saw it coming and moves away.
Glass moves out of range as Akerman throws a body kick.
Glass scores with a jab to the head.
A looping hook to the body misses from Akerman. Glass does a little dance to reset his feet.
Glass connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Akerman ducks right into an uppercut from Glass.
Glass looks to score with a jab to the body but Akerman is just out of range.
Glass is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Akerman takes one to the chin there.
Glass lands with an overhand left.
Glass has been working on his boxing with his coaches at ~T~ Troid - Gym in the buildup to the fight.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Glass uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Akerman.
Glass is looking to chop away at Akerman's legs.
Akerman is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Akerman checks the leg kick nicely there.
Akerman takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.

It looks like Desmond Glass has been cut.
Akerman ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Glass pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman takes a swing at Glass's ribcage but misses.
Glass digs a good body shot into Akerman's ribs.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Glass.
Desmond Glass seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nice shot by Glass.
Akerman throws a head kick that misses.
Akerman buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Akerman lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Glass at a distance.
Akerman is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Glass.
Glass is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Glass chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Akerman throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Akerman's coach down at Hunter MMA was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Akerman's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Akerman stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Akerman 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.
Glass throws a leg kick but Akerman sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Akerman doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Akerman connects with a solid leg kick.
Akerman 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.
Akerman misses the jab.
Akerman blocks a jab.
Glass throws out a loose jab but Akerman uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Glass scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Glass lands with an overhand left.
Akerman connects with the punch.
A jab from Akerman misses.

Glass tries to keep at a distance but Akerman has taken the fight into the clinch.
Akerman lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Glass backwards.
Glass tries to throw a body punch but Akerman avoids it by throwing Glass back against the cage.
Glass goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A short uppercut from Glass.

Glass manages to break the clinch.
Glass slips a jab from Akerman.
Akerman shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Glass fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Akerman manages to avoid it.
Akerman takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Glass scores with a decent looking hook.
Akerman scores with a jab.
Glass uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Akerman.
Akerman pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Glass scores with a leg kick.
Akerman throws a lazy right hand but Glass sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Akerman throws a hook but Glass blocks it.
Akerman misses with a straight right.
Nice defenses there by Akerman.
Glass avoids the body shot from Akerman.
Glass clobbers Akerman with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Akerman moves in looking to clinch but Glass pushes him off.
Akerman with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Akerman misses with a left hand
and Glass counters with a two punch combo.
Akerman uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Glass.
Akerman takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Akerman with a hook.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Glass throws a body shot but no joy.
Glass staying out of range there.
Akerman keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Akerman misses with a straight left.
Glass lands a nice shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Glass lands with an uppercut that bounces Akerman off the cage and back into range.
A head kick misses from Akerman.
Glass looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Glass misses the shot to the body.
A swing and a miss from Glass.
Glass is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Glass moves away from the strike by Akerman.
Glass moves out of range as Akerman strikes.
Glass misses with a body shot.
Glass changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Akerman looks to land a body kick but Glass moved away.
Akerman fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Glass lands a glancing blow to the side of Akerman's head.
Akerman motions for Glass to come forward. Akerman throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Akerman throws a leg kick
and Glass cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Akerman throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Glass stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
The fighters circling - Akerman throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Glass displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Akerman throws out the jab.
Glass takes a swing at Akerman's ribcage but misses.
Akerman throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
It looked like Glass wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
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 Desmond Glass will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Desmond Glass'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.


Glass turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Desmond Glass is winning the standup battle so far.
Nice uppercut there from Glass.
Glass swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Akerman misses with a leg kick.
Akerman misses with an uppercut.
Glass misses with a straight left.
Glass lands with a straight right. Akerman didn't see that one coming.
Glass drops his hands momentarily and Akerman takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Akerman looks to score with a jab to the body but Glass is just out of range.
Akerman scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.

Desmond Glass's cut is getting worse.
A jab from Akerman misses.
Glass throws a good cross that connects.
Glass thows a left - swing and a miss!
Akerman looks to land a left hand but Glass moved out of range nicely.
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!
Glass looks to land a right hand but Akerman moved out of range.
Akerman throws the left hand but Glass avoids the punch easily.
Akerman misses with a leg kick.
Glass misses with a hook. Akerman ducked under it nicely.
Glass throws a body shot but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Akerman throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Akerman takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Glass moves into range and connects with a jab.
Akerman misses with a straight left.
Glass throws a body punch but Akerman moves out of range.
Glass buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Akerman steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Glass.
A chopping leg kick lands by Akerman.
Akerman lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Glass connects with a nice looking jab.
Glass staying out of range there.
Akerman thows a left - swing and a miss!
Glass lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Akerman at a distance.
Akerman tries to move into range but Glass moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Akerman tries to score with a low kick but Glass moves his leg out of the way.
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!
Glass connects with a body shot that sends Akerman's belly button to the back.
Akerman has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Akerman swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Glass connects with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Glass throws an overhand right that lands on Akerman's shoulder, as Akerman tries to avoid the shot.
A punch lands to the side of Akerman 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Glass walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Glass stuns Akerman with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Glass ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Akerman moves away.
Akerman throws a lazy uppercut
and Glass counters with a thumping low kick.
Glass connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Akerman's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Glass takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Glass lands a right hook to the body.
Akerman keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Akerman walks into a stiff left hand from Glass.
Akerman avoids the body shot from Glass.
Glass misses with an uppercut. Akerman saw that one coming.
A punch lands to the side of Akerman 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Nice defenses there by Glass.
Glass is looking to counter punch.
Glass throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Akerman waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Glass.
Glass throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Akerman on the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Akerman scores with a punch to the head.
Good leg kick by Akerman there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Akerman tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Glass is able to avoid easily.
Glass misses the shot to the body.
Glass lands with a thumping leg kick.
Akerman connects with a jab.
Glass connects with a body shot.
Akerman plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!

Desmond Glass's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Glass cracks a nice hook into Akerman's ribs.
Akerman slips under a jab from Glass.
Glass misses with a body shot.
Glass jabs at Akerman's body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Akerman looks to score with a jab to the body but Glass is just out of range.
The fighters circle momentarily. Glass darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Akerman takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Akerman clobbers Glass with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Glass throws a body punch but Akerman moves out of range.
Akerman was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Glass checks a low kick from Akerman.
It looked like Glass was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Akerman.
Glass waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Akerman.
Glass fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Akerman manages to avoid it.
Glass slips under a jab.
Nice defenses there by Glass.
Akerman misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Glass.
Glass swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Glass dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Akerman. That did some damage!
Akerman misses with a leg kick.
Glass tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Akerman was well out of range. Poor timing from Glass.
Glass walks into a straight right hand from Akerman.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Akerman is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Glass.
Glass throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Akerman takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
A lazy left from Akerman finds it's target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Akerman misses with a body kick.
Glass misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Akerman counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Glass throws a leg kick but Akerman checks it.
Akerman tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Glass was well out of range. Poor timing from Akerman.
Glass takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Akerman 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.
Akerman blocks a jab.
Glass connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Akerman throws a shot to the body.
Glass slips under a jab.
Glass went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Akerman connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Glass scores with a leg kick.
Glass lands with a right hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Akerman finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Glass pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Glass works the jab nicely.
The fighters circle momentarily. Glass darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Glass misses the shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman pulls out of a head kick attempt.
It looked like Glass was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Akerman.
Akerman steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Glass.
Akerman tries to land a leg kick but Glass saw it coming and moves away.
Glass throws a hook but Akerman avoids it easily.
Glass circles away from the clinch attempt.
Glass keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Glass is looking to counter punch.
Akerman walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Glass takes a swing at Akerman's ribcage but misses.
Glass lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Akerman's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Glass connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Akerman scrambles back to his feet.
Akerman misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Glass.
Glass lands a jab to Akerman's midsection.
Akerman takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
A swing and a miss from Akerman.
Akerman swings away with a body shot that misses
and Glass counters with a nice uppercut.
Glass blocks a leg kick.
Akerman needs to keep his hands up - Glass had a free shot at his head there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Donk. Glass catches Akerman right on the button with a cross.
Akerman slips under a jab.
Glass connects with a jab.
Akerman misses with an uppercut.
Glass lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Glass throws a looping overhand right but Akerman ducks down to avoid it.
Akerman throws a head kick but Glass moves out of range.
Glass throws an overhand right that lands on Akerman's shoulder, as Akerman tries to avoid the shot.
Glass swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Akerman.
Glass misses with a body punch
and Akerman counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Akerman takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Akerman misses with a body shot.
Akerman slips under a jab.
Akerman takes a swing at Glass's ribcage but misses.
Akerman avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Glass cracks Akerman with an open hand slap.
Akerman has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Glass finds it's way round the side to connect with Akerman's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Glass swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Akerman steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Akerman throws a push kick but Glass slaps the foot to one side.
Glass fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Glass throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Akerman sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Akerman is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Glass with a body shot.
Glass throws a good cross that connects.
Glass stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Akerman moves out of range of the strikes.
Akerman connects with the punch.

Jeez, Desmond Glass's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.
Akerman slips under a jab.
Glass blocks a jab.
Glass misses with a straight right.
A jab from Glass finds it's way through Akerman's defenses.
Glass misses with a left hand
and Glass takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Glass ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Akerman is looking to score with low kicks.
Akerman lands a slapping body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman lands with a straight right. Glass didn't see that one coming.
Glass connects with a nice looking jab.
Akerman motions for Glass to come forward. Akerman throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Glass appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Akerman finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Akerman misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Glass.
Glass misses the jab.
Akerman looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Glass lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Glass displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Akerman throws out the jab.
Glass takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Glass tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Akerman was well out of range. Poor timing from Glass.
Nice defenses there by Glass.
Akerman checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Akerman takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Glass slips a straight right by Akerman.
Glass throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Akerman takes a shot right to the bread basket.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Desmond Glass clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Desmond Glass'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.


Glass keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Akerman.
Glass cracks Akerman with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Glass cracks a nice hook into Akerman's ribs.
Glass is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Akerman can do to turn this around?
A slow jab from Glass misses its intended target.
A chopping leg kick lands by Glass.
Glass misses with a hook.
Glass scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Glass ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
A head kick misses from Akerman.
Akerman takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Glass tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Akerman was well out of range. Poor timing from Glass.
Akerman throws a leg kick but Glass sees it coming and checks it nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice inside leg kick there by Glass. That's going to slow Akerman down.
Glass scores with a sloppy right hand. Akerman should have avoided that one.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Akerman, right into the meat.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Glass chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Akerman misses with a hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Glass.
Akerman throws a big shot that misses.
A telegraphed right hand from Akerman misses the target.
Akerman fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Glass manages to avoid it.
Akerman connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Glass lands a head shot.
Glass misses with a body punch
enabling Akerman to counter with a crisp jab.
Akerman throws a lazy uppercut
and Glass counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Glass scores with a punch to the head.
Akerman takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Akerman misses with an uppercut.
Glass checks the leg kick.
Glass lands a head shot.
Glass lands with a nice body punch.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Akerman moves into the clinch.
Akerman swings wildly with an uppercut but Glass uses good head movement to avoid it.
Glass goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman misses with a punch on the inside.
Glass doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Glass breaks the clinch.
Glass lands a glancing blow to the side of Akerman's head.
Glass darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Glass keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Glass moves into range and connects with a jab.
Glass avoids the body shot from Akerman.
Akerman misses with an attempted mid kick.
A swing and a miss from Glass.
Glass tests Akerman's chin there with a solid looking shot.
A chopping leg kick lands by Glass.
Akerman scores with a jab to the head.
Glass throws a leg kick but Akerman moved away.
Glass slips under a jab from Akerman.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Glass scores with a hook.
Nice defenses there by Akerman.
Glass bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Glass was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Glass misses with a shot to the body
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Glass throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Akerman 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 Glass has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Glass and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A nice inside leg kick there by Glass. That's going to slow Akerman down.
A nice inside leg kick there by Akerman. That's going to slow Glass down.
Akerman keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Akerman chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Glass can pounce on him.
Akerman throws a body shot but no joy.
Akerman takes one on the button.
Glass dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Glass avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Akerman keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Glass misses the shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A slow jab from Akerman misses its intended target.
Akerman throws a big shot that misses.
Glass swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Glass connects with an inside leg kick.
Akerman tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Glass is able to avoid easily.
Akerman attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Akerman works Glass's body with a nice hook.
Glass throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
It seemed like Akerman was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Glass lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Glass swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Glass takes a swing at Akerman's ribcage but misses.
Glass defending well as Akerman loads up on a big left hand.
Glass dips to his left and cracks Akerman with an uppercut!
Akerman swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Akerman thumps Glass with a low kick.
Glass shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Glass scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Desmond Glass had his way with Linus Akerman in that round.
The cut man is working on Desmond Glass's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Glass thuds his right hand into Akerman's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Glass tries to score with a low kick but Akerman moves his leg out of the way.
Glass checks a low kick from Akerman.
Akerman moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Glass throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Akerman throws a chopping leg kick but Glass manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A looping hook to the body misses from Glass. Akerman does a little dance to reset his feet.
Glass has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Glass there as he acknowledges the shot.
Akerman misses with a right hand
and Glass makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Akerman throws a body shot but no joy.
Akerman throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Glass doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Glass throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Akerman on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Glass. Glass obviously looking to wear him down.
Akerman stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Glass.
Glass throws a predictable looking body shot
and Akerman counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A big right from Glass misses.
A little jabbing left from Akerman on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
The crowd cheers as Glass lands an impressive looking overhand right. Akerman doesn't seem phased though.
Akerman walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Glass checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Glass cracks a nice hook into Akerman's ribs.
Akerman 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.
Glass scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Akerman lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Akerman uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Glass.
Glass throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Akerman stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Glass thumps Akerman with a low kick.
Akerman connects with a solid leg kick.
Akerman misses with a hook
and Glass counters with a right hand to the body.
Glass's corner calls for a 1-2. Glass obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
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!
Glass slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Akerman dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Glass misses the shot to the body.
Linus Akerman has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman misses with a body shot.
Glass throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Akerman on the side of the head.
Glass misses with a low kick.
Akerman takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Akerman scores with a jab. Glass acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Glass jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Glass fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Akerman.
Glass loads up on a big right hand but Akerman slips the punch.
Glass misses with an uppercut. Akerman saw that one coming.
A countering left hand to the body from Akerman misses.
Glass throws a nice inside leg kick.
Glass lands a nice hook to Akerman's body. Akerman takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Akerman walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Glass scores with a body shot.
Akerman misses with an uppercut
enabling Glass to counter with a crisp jab.
Akerman waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Glass.
Glass uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Akerman throws a low kick but Glass moves out of range easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Glass.
Glass scores with the left hand. Akerman knows he should have avoided that one.
An inside leg kick lands from Glass.
A jab from Akerman misses.
Akerman defending well as Glass loads up on a big left hand.
Akerman is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Glass with a body shot.
Akerman moves into range and connects with a jab.
Glass ducks under a wild hook from Akerman.
Akerman slips a straight right by Glass.
Akerman throws a leg kick but Glass sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Akerman is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Akerman gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Akerman throws out a loose jab but Glass uses good head movement to avoid it.
Glass avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Glass slips a straight right by Akerman.
Glass swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Akerman closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Glass catches Akerman with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
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!
Akerman has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Glass.
Some wild striking there from Glass.
Akerman swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

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

Glass is rocked!

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:25 of round 5, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Linus Akerman!
Linus Akerman is the new welterweight champion!
An intense looking Linus Akerman took to the microphone post fight and gave a little speech: 'Have fun in the bahamas, I hear it's great this time of the year'.
Desmond Glass was interviewed post fight and said 'I have to get with my coaches and manager, and rethink my gameplan going forward. I'll be back.'.
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Event: CEC 584     
Date:   Apr 25, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman (ranked 75 p4p, 11 weight class) and Zane Mason (ranked 403 p4p, 56 weight class). Rumors backstage are that the fighters have been paid to keep it standing but we know that would never happen in MMA!

180 cm
31
177 lbs
19 - 6 - 0
180 cm
37
174 lbs
36 - 19 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Zane Mason!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Akerman throws a leg kick but Mason moved away.
Mason jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Mason doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Mason's jab looks to have found its range, popping Akerman under the eye.
Akerman scores with the left hand. Mason knows he should have avoided that one.
Akerman throws a jab when Mason was well out of range.
Akerman defending well as Mason loads up on a big left hand.
Akerman misses with an uppercut. Mason saw that one coming.
Akerman misses with a head kick.
Akerman with a jab.
Mason throws a lazy body kick
and Akerman counters with a leg kick.

Mason has taken the fight to the clinch.
Mason trying to control the position but instead, Akerman has worked for underhooks and has pushed Mason into the cage.
Mason blocks a body shot from Akerman.
Akerman working aggressively here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mason stalls.
Mason tries to work over Akerman's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Akerman ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Akerman no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
Mason seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
Akerman wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Akerman wants to sweep here but Mason controlling him for the moment.
Akerman is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Akerman sitting and controlling from the half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Akerman wants to free his trapped foot but Mason is holding on for dear life with his legs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman works his foot free and advances to mount.
Mason tries to reverse the position but Akerman maintains control.
Akerman controlling his opponent.
Akerman trying to control but Mason is having none of it.
Mason is trying to escape the mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman can't control as he wanted to and Mason manages to get the fight back to his half guard.
Mason is controlling Akerman's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Linus Akerman 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.


Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Akerman, as that shot connected.
Akerman keeps the fight on the outside.
Akerman is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Mason checks a low kick from Akerman.
Mason loads up on a big right hand but Akerman slips the punch.
Zane Mason seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Akerman takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Akerman slips under a jab from Mason.
A little feinted left hand from Akerman on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Mason cracks Akerman with a good jab.
Mason's jab looks to have found its range, popping Akerman under the eye.
Akerman dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Mason paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Mason scores with a nice head shot.
Mason uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Akerman.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mason cracks Akerman with a right hand to the side of the head.
Nice shot lands for Mason.
Good leg kick by Mason there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Akerman throws a jab but it's blocked by Mason.
Mason throws out a counter right but Akerman avoids it with no problem.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mason takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Mason clobbers Akerman with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Mason tries to clinch up.
Akerman appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Akerman misses with a shot to the body
and Mason counters with a stiff right hand.
Akerman cracks Mason with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Mason tries to clinch but Akerman is having none of it.
Akerman misses with a straight right.
Zane Mason seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Mason misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Akerman.
Mason connects with a jab.
Mason connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Mason checks a leg kick.
Mason looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Akerman moves away from the strike by Mason.
Mason digs a good body shot into Akerman's ribs.
Akerman fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mason misses with a straight right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mason connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Akerman momentarily.
Mason 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.
Mason takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Akerman keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Akerman misses with a kick to the body.
Mason throws a looping overhand right but Akerman ducks down to avoid it.
Mason has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.

Mason closes the distance and clinches.
Mason trying to control the position but instead, Akerman has worked for underhooks and has pushed Mason into the cage.
Mason stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Mason just leaning against Akerman, taking a breather.
Mason lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Mason working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Mason tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Akerman's elbow.
Mason swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Akerman.
Mason tries a body shot but Akerman blocks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman blocks a body shot from Mason.
Akerman lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.

Akerman breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Mason feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Akermans jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Mason ducks under a wild hook from Akerman.
Akerman takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
A left lands for Mason.
Mason throws a hook to the side of Akerman's head but Akerman sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Akerman slips under a jab from Mason.
Mason looks to land a combination but Akerman avoids it well.
Akerman misses with a low kick.
Akerman tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mason was well out of range. Poor timing from Akerman.
Mason looks to land a right hand but Akerman moved out of range.
Mason misses with a wild body shot.
Mason throws a low kick but it's checked well by Akerman.
Mason avoids the head kick by Akerman.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mason getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Mason tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Akerman pivots, looking for a leg kick but Mason is out of range and Akerman settles back down.
Mason tests Akerman's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Mason connects with a nice looking jab.
Mason wants to clinch.
Akerman defending well as Mason loads up on a big left hand.
Akerman throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Akerman shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Mason rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Mason misses the shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Akerman looks to land a left hand but Mason moved out of range nicely.
Akerman throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
A telegraphed right hand from Mason misses the target.
Mason defending well as Akerman loads up on a big left hand.
Akerman throws a leg kick that misses.
A clash of legs there as Mason blocks the low kick.
Akerman on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Mason misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Akerman.
Akerman is looking to counter punch.
Akerman misses with a series of wild punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mason misses with a shot to the body
and Akerman counters with a good, hard body kick but Mason shrugs it off.
Mason ducks under a wild hook from Akerman.
Mason ducks under a wild hook from Akerman.
Akerman lands a lovely overhand right.
A slow jab from Mason misses its intended target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman moves away from the strike by Mason.
Akerman scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Mason doesn't seem bothered though.
Mason moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Mason connects with a crisp jab.
Mason looks to clinch
and Mason takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Akerman is looking to score with low kicks.
It seemed like Mason was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Mason's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Akerman connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Mason scrambles back to his feet.
Mason displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Akerman throws out the jab.
Mason swings widly with a right hand
and Akerman counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Akerman thuds a left hand into Mason's body.
Mason swings widly with a right hand
and Akerman counters with a nice body kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Nice cross by Mason.
Akerman throws a poor cross that misses
enabling Mason to counter with a crisp jab.
Mason lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Akerman clobbers Mason with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Akerman checks a leg kick.
Akerman loads up on a big right hand but Mason slips the punch.
A shot to the liver by Akerman. Beautiful body shot.
Akerman takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Good work by Akerman as he checks the leg kick.
A good leg kick by Akerman.
The fighters circling - Mason throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Akerman looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Mason throws out a loose jab but Akerman uses good head movement to avoid it.
Akerman takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Akerman wants to clinch up but Mason keeps it at a distance.
Akerman throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Mason looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Mason.
Akerman half committed to a counter leg kick.
Mason just misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mason misses with an uppercut.
Mason thumps Akerman with a low kick.
A slow jab from Mason misses its intended target.
Akerman tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Akerman throws a nice outside leg kick.
Good leg kick by Akerman there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Mason's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Mason fails to land with a series of punches.
Akerman misses with an uppercut.
Mason bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Akerman's head backwards.
Mason swings widly with a right hand
and Akerman counters with a stiff right hand.
Akerman throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A head kick misses from Akerman.
Akerman avoids a kick to the body.
Akerman changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mason keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Akerman throws a looping overhand right but Mason ducks down to avoid it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mason loads up on a big right hand but Akerman slips the punch.
Mason throws a hook to the side of Akerman's head but Akerman sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Mason throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Akerman scores with a body shot.
Mason blocks a jab.
Akerman swings widly with a right hand
and Mason counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Akerman is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Akerman drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Mason connects with a body shot.
Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Mason.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Mason.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Linus Akerman.
I think Akerman 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 Jack Bonds scores the fight 29:28
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 29:28
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Linus Akerman!
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RATING
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Event: CEC 577     
Date:   Mar 25, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman (ranked 22 p4p, 2 weight class) and Hector Romero (ranked 31 p4p, 3 weight class). Romero has chosen Havana 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 Hector Romero was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

180 cm
31
177 lbs
19 - 5 - 0
183 cm
35
171 lbs
30 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Hector Romero!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Romero scores with a jab.
Romero lands a slapping body shot.
Akerman on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Akerman throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Romero flicks out a counter leg kick but Akerman steps away.
Akerman misses with a looping right.
Akerman throws a nice inside leg kick.
Akerman throws the kick towards the body but Romero avoids it.
Akerman swings for the body but Romero moves out of range.
Akerman tries to clinch but Romero is having none of it.
Romero goes for a double leg but Akerman avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Akerman continues to drive forward.

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

Akerman has managed to escape just enough to sneak back to his feet but Romero is on him like a limpet, forcing Akerman back against the cage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Romero blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Akerman tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Akerman makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Romero tries to pull guard but Akerman forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Romero blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Romero manages to break the clinch.
Romero on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Akerman. Akerman obviously looking to wear him down.

Romero scores with a takedown into Akerman's guard.

Akerman has managed to wall walk up one of the corner posts to get back to his feet. Romero is pushing him up against the cage, looking to control the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Romero pulls guard effortlessly.

Romero is working an open guard so Akerman takes the opportunity to get back to his feet.
Romero has a takedown stuffed.
Linus Akerman has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Hector Romero.
Romero connects with a single shot there.
Romero throws a nice outside leg kick.
Linus Akerman is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Romero moves into range and connects with a jab.
Akerman checks a low kick from Romero.
Akerman throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Good work by Romero as he checks the leg kick.

Romero tries to keep at a distance but Akerman has taken the fight into the clinch.
Romero tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Akerman smiles and moves away.
Romero throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Romero moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Akerman stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Akerman wants it to stay on the feet.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Romero circles away from the clinch attempt.
And Romero tries to counter it with a takedown but Akerman pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Romero looks to score with a jab to the body but Akerman is just out of range.
Akerman fires out a quick counter leg kick but Romero just manages to avoid it.
An inside leg kick lands from Akerman.
Romero scores with a jab. Akerman acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Akerman fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Romero is out of range.
Romero throws a solid leg kick but Akerman takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Romero.
Romero scores with a sloppy right hand. Akerman should have avoided that one.
Romero scores with a nice head shot.
Romero throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Romero throws a nice inside leg kick.
Romero lands a jab to the head.
Romero throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Akerman's waist but Akerman gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Romero off to one side.
Akerman throws a nice inside leg kick.
The crowd cheers as Romero lands an impressive looking overhand right. Akerman doesn't seem phased though.
Romero swings for the body but Akerman moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Romero misses with a hook.
Romero throws a quick inside leg kick.
Akerman misses with a straight left.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Akerman.
Romero connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Romero is looking to chop away at Akerman's legs.
Akerman looks to score with a jab to the body but Romero is just out of range.
Romero throws a leg kick but Akerman sees it coming and moves out of range.
Romero's corner calls for a 1-2. Romero obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Romero throws out a loose jab but Akerman uses good head movement to avoid it.
Akerman defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Romero.
Romero avoids the body shot from Akerman.
Romero changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Romero throws a poor cross that misses
and Akerman counters with a thumping low kick.
Akerman looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Romero avoids the body shot from Akerman.
Romero connects with an inside leg kick.
Akerman tries to clinch there but Romero circles away.
Hector Romero seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Akerman checks a leg kick nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Romero punishes Akerman's body with a nice straight punch.
Romero throws a hook to the side of Akerman's head but Akerman sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Romero feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Akermans jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Romero throws a hook to the side of Akerman's head but Akerman sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Romero shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Akerman defends it nicely.
As Romero tries to get set, Akerman tries to push him back and clinch up but Romero manages to avoid the attempt.
Romero doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Akerman counters with a stiff right hand.
Akerman throws a jab when Romero was well out of range.
Akerman throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Romero throws a leg kick that misses.
Akerman seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Akerman scores with a shot to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Romero misses with a right hand
and Romero takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Romero looks to land a right hand but Akerman moved out of range.
Romero throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Akerman stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Romero uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Akerman.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Romero lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Akerman blocks a leg kick.
Akerman feints and then cracks Romero's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Romero down.
Romero throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Akerman throws the left hand but Romero avoids the punch easily.
Romero connects with an inside leg kick.
Romero throws a leg kick which misses Akerman's front leg but catches the back leg as Akerman tries to avoid it.
Romero lands a jab to Akerman's midsection.
A looping hook to the body misses from Romero. Akerman does a little dance to reset his feet.
Akerman misses with a head kick.
Akerman is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Romero with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Romero jabbing away but nothing is landing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Akerman stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Romero.
Good exchange - Romero coming out on top.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Romero throws a right hand that misses
and Akerman counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Akerman throws a body punch but Romero moves out of range.
Hector Romero seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Romero is looking to slow Akerman down with leg kicks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Romero sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Romero checks the leg kick.
Romero blocks a leg kick.
Akerman moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Romero connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Romero on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Akerman. Akerman obviously looking to wear him down.
Romero fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Romero throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
It looked like Akerman was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Romero.
Akerman walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Akerman misses the shot to the body.
Romero takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Akerman is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Akerman fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Romero misses with a hook. Akerman ducked under it nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Romero looks to land a right hand but Akerman moved out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Akerman misses with a two punch combination.
Akerman on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Romero slips under a jab.
Romero 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.
Romero keeps the fight on the outside.
Akerman throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Romero on the side of the head.
Akerman connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Akerman misses with a kick to the body.
Akerman throws a low kick, looking for Romero's leg but Romero calmly moves out of range.
Akerman lands with a nice body kick.
Akerman bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Nice straight punches there by Akerman. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Akerman.
Romero lands with a thumping leg kick.
Akerman throws a low kick but Romero moves out of range easily.
Romero misses with a low kick as Akerman jumps back.
Romero checks a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

Romero looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Romero thows a huge punch but Akerman dodges it nicely.
Romero with the ground and pound but Akerman uses the opportunity to regain guard.
Romero is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Romero's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Romero working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Akerman's head.
Hector Romero has got the better of the ground game so far.
Romero is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Akerman is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Romero has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Romero tries to free his leg and advance position but Akerman is retaining full guard.
Romero wants to control from the top but Akerman keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Romero being controlled here momentarily.
Romero missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Romero won't allow Akerman to get back to his feet.
Romero working some strikes from top position.
Romero tries to free his leg and advance position but Akerman is retaining full guard.
Akerman working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Romero.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Akerman wants to sweep but no luck.
Akerman wants to stand but Romero is controlling the position.
Romero throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Romero scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Romero fails with the takedown.
Akerman gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Akerman scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Romero uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Akerman.
Akerman 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.
Romero cracks Akerman with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Good leg kick by Romero there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Romero misses with a low kick.
Romero misses the shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Romero steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Akerman.
Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Romero.
Akerman on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Romero. Romero obviously looking to wear him down.
Romero scores with a leg kick.
Romero throws a nice inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman slips under a jab.
Akerman on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Akerman misses with a body shot.
Romero connects with a body shot.
Akerman wants to slow Romero down by chopping away at his legs.
Romero throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Akerman scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Romero doesn't seem bothered though.
A punch lands to the side of Akerman 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Romero chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Akerman can pounce on him.
Romero cracks the inside of Akerman's front leg.
Romero checks the leg kick.
Romero throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Akerman sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Romero checks a low kick from Akerman.
Akerman throws a jab when Romero was well out of range.
Jab by Romero.
Akerman tries to clinch but Romero is having none of it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Romero 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.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Romero looks to throw a body kick
and Akerman counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Romero swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Romero ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Akerman moves away.
Akerman half committed to a counter leg kick.
Akerman misses with a low kick.
Akerman checks the leg kick nicely there.
Romero chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Akerman can pounce on him.
Akerman misses with a leg kick.
Romero shoots for a double leg takedown but Akerman sprawls well. He's pushed Romero's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Akerman takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Akerman throws a low kick but it's checked well by Romero.
Romero scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Akerman looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Donk. Romero catches Akerman right on the button with a cross.
Akerman throws a big shot that misses.
Akerman moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Akerman bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Romero's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Romero ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Akerman moves away.
An attempted straight right counter from Akerman misses the target.
Jab from Romero.
Romero takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Romero misses with a takedown attempt - Akerman sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Linus Akerman has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Hector Romero.
Akerman looks to land a left hand but Romero moved out of range nicely.
Romero connects with a nice looking jab.

Akerman has closed the distance and engaged Romero in a clinch.
Akerman prevents Romero from breaking the clinch.
Akerman lands with a light punch inside.
Romero jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Akerman walks away with a smile on his face. Romero gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Akerman takes a swing at Romero's ribcage but misses.
Romero misses with a hook.
Akerman looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Romero misses with a leg kick.
It looked like Akerman wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Romero clobbers Akerman with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Akerman uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Romero.
Romero just misses with a punch to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman checks a low kick from Romero.
Romero on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Akerman checks a leg kick.
Romero throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Akerman fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Romero slips a jab from Akerman.
Romero avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Romero throws a big shot that misses.
Romero scoring well with a low kick there.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Akerman.
Romero moves out of range of the body kick.
Akerman takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Romero throws a leg kick which misses Akerman's front leg but catches the back leg as Akerman tries to avoid it.
Romero lands a leg kick that knocks Akerman off balance momentarily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Romero. Akerman does a little dance to reset his feet.
Romero thuds a left hand into Akerman's body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Akerman 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.
Akerman tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Romero was well out of range. Poor timing from Akerman.
Romero is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Akerman slips under a jab.
Romero dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Akerman. That did some damage!
Romero throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
An inside leg kick lands from Romero.
Good leg kick by Romero there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Akerman blocks a low kick nicely.
As Romero tries to get set, Akerman tries to push him back and clinch up but Romero manages to avoid the attempt.
Romero throws a low kick but Akerman avoids it.
Akerman misses with a body kick.

Romero tries to keep at a distance but Akerman has taken the fight into the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Romero tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Akerman smiles and moves away.
Romero throws out a loose jab but Akerman uses good head movement to avoid it.
Akerman wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
A bone on bone clash there as Akerman blocks the leg kick.
Romero looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Akerman feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Romero lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Akerman tries a low kick but Romero avoids it.
Romero throws a quick inside leg kick.

Akerman clinches.
Romero tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.

Romero manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Romero keeping moving, preventing Akerman from controlling successfully.

Akerman stands up and waves to Romero to follow him.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Romero is defended easily by Akerman.
Linus Akerman has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Hector Romero.
Romero takes a shot to the body in his stride.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Akerman gets caught flat footed, as Romero shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.

Akerman pushes Romero off and scrambles back to his feet.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Romero sizes up Akerman with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Romero fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Akerman manages to avoid it.
Akerman swings widly with a right hand
and Romero counters with an outside leg kick.
Horrible takedown attempt by Romero or perhaps it was just good defense by Akerman, which made it look bad.
Akerman throws a solid leg kick but Romero takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Akerman.
Romero throws a solid leg kick but Akerman takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Romero.
Akerman avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
A clash of legs there as Akerman blocks the low kick.
Akerman tries a low kick but Romero avoids it.
Akerman wants to clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman doesn't manage to clinch there - Romero circles away.
Romero with the counter takedown but Akerman avoids it easily.
Romero throws a nice inside leg kick.
Akerman throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Akerman walks into a jab.
Akerman walks into a left hand.
Romero dives in for a single leg takedown but Akerman sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Akerman chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Romero can pounce on him.
Romero misses with a body kick.
Romero misses with a low kick.

Akerman instigates a clinch.
Romero goes for a takedown in the clinch but Akerman prevents it.
Romero drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Akerman gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Romero tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Romero is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Akerman misses with the head strike.
Romero fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Akerman misses with the head strike.
Akerman misses with a hook from the clinch.
Akerman working aggressively here.
Romero is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Linus Akerman has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Romero fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Romero fails to pull the fight into his guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Akerman lands a hook to the side of the head.
Romero tries to work over Akerman's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Romero pulls guard.

Akerman decides to stand up and beckons his opponent to follow.
Akerman checks a leg kick.
Akerman went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Akerman lands a nice hook to Romero's body. Romero takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Both fighters circling a little - Akerman finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Romero tries a low kick but Akerman avoids it.
Romero is looking to score with low kicks.
A slow jab from Akerman misses its intended target.
Romero finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Akerman connects with an inside leg kick.
Romero is looking to slow Akerman down with leg kicks.
Romero throws a body shot but no joy.
Akerman thinks about countering with a head kick.
Romero fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Akerman manages to avoid it.
Akerman avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Akerman looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Romero with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman loads up on a big right hand but Romero slips the punch.
Akerman looks to land a left hand but Romero moved out of range nicely.
Romero throws a jab but it's blocked by Akerman.
It appears Akerman was looking to counter with a kick there.
Akerman throws a jab but it's blocked by Romero.
Akerman delivers a nice body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Romero misses with a hook. Akerman ducked under it nicely.
Jab, jab by Romero - just one landing.
Romero throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Romero avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Romero is looking to slow Akerman down with leg kicks.
Romero throws a shot from downtown. Akerman moves away and avoids it.
A nice leg kick lands there from Romero.
Romero misses with a hook. Akerman ducked under it nicely.
Romero is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Akerman.
Romero loads up on a big right hand but Akerman slips the punch.
Romero swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Akerman tries to work over Romero's front leg with a kick but Romero checks it.
Romero throws a jab when Akerman was well out of range.
Akerman misses with a looping right.
Romero misses with a low kick as Akerman jumps back.
Akerman moves forwards but Romero connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Linus Akerman has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Hector Romero is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Romero blocks a jab.
Akerman misses with an uppercut.
Romero tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Akerman was well out of range. Poor timing from Romero.
Romero tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Akerman was well out of range. Poor timing from Romero.
Jab, jab by Akerman - just one landing.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Akerman throws a hook but Romero avoids it easily.
Akerman scores with a punch to the head.
Romero shoots in for a takedown but Akerman shows good takedown defense.
Romero has a takedown stuffed.
Romero steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Akerman.
Akerman throws a body shot but no joy.
Romero scores with a jab. Akerman acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Akerman throws a leg kick but Romero sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Romero was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Romero uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Akerman has time to react.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman throws a body shot but no joy.
Akerman tries to clinch but Romero moves out of range.
Romero lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Romero scores with a jab to the jaw.
Romero ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Romero misses with a low kick.
Akerman was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Romero lands a leg kick that knocks Akerman off balance momentarily.
Romero lands a slapping body shot.
Akerman misses with a leg kick.
Akerman feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Romeros jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Akerman connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Akerman takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Romero lands a head shot.
Good exchange - Romero coming out on top.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A left lands for Romero.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Romero tries to score a power double leg takedown but Akerman sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Romero somewhat.
Linus Akerman has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Hector Romero.
Romero thows a left - swing and a miss!
Akerman throws a lazy right hand but Romero sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Romero with the counter takedown but Akerman avoids it easily.
Akerman tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Akerman throws a low kick but it's checked well by Romero.
Akerman throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Akerman takes one to the chin there.
That kick from Romero tenderised Akerman's leg. Akerman is trying to keep his angry face on.
Akerman misses with a straight right.
Romero feints the counter takedown.
Romero lands a really nice looking cross but Akerman seems unphased.
Akerman swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Nice uppercut lands for Romero. That snapped Akerman's head back.
Romero throws a looping overhand right but Akerman ducks down to avoid it.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 45:50
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 46:49
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 47:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Hector Romero!

Hector Romero is the new welterweight champion!
An out of breath Hector Romero 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: CEC 573     
Date:   Mar 07, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Hector Romero (ranked 6 p4p, 1 weight class) and Linus Akerman (ranked 122 p4p, 20 weight class). Romero kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Havana. 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.

183 cm
35
171 lbs
30 - 10 - 0
180 cm
31
177 lbs
18 - 5 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Hector Romero!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Akerman connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Romero's hands.
Romero lands with a thumping leg kick.
Romero thumps Akerman with a low kick.
Akerman tries to close the distance and clinch but Romero swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Akerman throws a jab when Romero was well out of range.
Romero connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Akerman's hands.
An inside leg kick from Akerman misses.
Romero fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Romero feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Akerman's calf.
Romero lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Romero scores with a kick to the midsection.
Romero looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Akerman is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Romero takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Romero defending well as Akerman loads up on a big left hand.
Romero misses the shot to the body.
Romero lands with a thumping leg kick.
The fighters circling - Romero throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman cracks Romero with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Romero throws a solid leg kick but Akerman takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Romero.
Nice uppercut there from Akerman.
Romero avoids the body shot from Akerman.
Romero thows a left - swing and a miss!
Akerman doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Romero looks to land a right hand but Akerman moved out of range.
Romero throws an overhand right that lands on Akerman's shoulder, as Akerman tries to avoid the shot.
Akerman cracks Romero with a good jab.
Romero with a hook.
Akerman scores with a shot to the body.
Romero lands with a right hand.
A clash of legs there as Romero blocks the low kick.
Romero takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Romero buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Akerman moves away from the strike by Romero.
Akerman lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Akerman moves away from the strike by Romero.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
The fighters circling - Romero throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Akerman catches Romero with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Romero uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Akerman.
Romero throws a wild body kick that Akerman sees coming a mile off.
Akerman throws a push kick but Romero slaps the foot to one side.
Romero feints and then cracks Akerman's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Akerman down.
Romero swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Akerman counters with an outside leg kick.
Romero throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Akerman counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Romero dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Romero misses the jab.
Akerman cracks the inside of Romero's front leg.
A solid leg kick lands there for Romero.

Romero throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Akerman tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Romero is in Akerman's guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Romero working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Romero lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Akerman keeping full guard, as Romero tries to pass.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Romero working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Akerman's head.
Romero scoring with some ground and pound.
Akerman working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Romero.
Romero wants to control from the top but Akerman keeps moving.
Romero with a flurry of punches that miss.
Romero trying to control but Akerman is working from the bottom.
Akerman 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.
Romero lands a couple of digs.
Akerman trying to control the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Romero accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Romero trying to control the position from guard on top but Akerman is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Akerman looking to hit a scissor sweep but Romero is one step ahead there.
Akerman wants to stand but Romero is controlling the position.
Romero is in close to Akerman's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Romero wants to pass the guard but Akerman is keeping the position.
Romero trying to control but Akerman is working from the bottom.
Romero showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Romero moves out of range of the body kick.
Romero is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Akerman can do to turn this around?
Akerman lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Akerman blocks a jab.
Akerman's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Romero punishes Akerman's body with a nice straight punch.
Romero cracks a nice hook into Akerman's ribs.
Akerman misses with a body shot.
Akerman wants to land a leg kick but Romero is out of range.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Romero.
Akerman connects with a single shot there.
Akerman will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Romero.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Akerman! But no joy.
Romero lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Akerman looks to land a body kick but Romero moved away.
Romero blocks a jab.
Romero stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Akerman.
Romero connects with a nice looking jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Akerman throws a leg kick but Romero sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Romero tries to counter with a takedown but Akerman is quick to defend against it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Akerman takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Romero connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Romero lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
A jab from Akerman misses.
Romero changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Romero thuds his shin into the meat of Akerman's side.
Akerman uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Romero.
Akerman just misses with a punch to the body.
Romero keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

Romero throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Akerman tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Romero is in Akerman's guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Romero throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Akerman works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Romero 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.
Romero tries to free his leg and advance position but Akerman is retaining full guard.
Akerman looking for a sweep. Not yet Akerman, not yet.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Akerman working a defensive guard here.
Romero wants to control from the top but Akerman keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Romero postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Akerman tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Akerman is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Romero lands a couple of digs.
Akerman looking to control but Romero passes into half guard.

Akerman is defending against the submission attempts here by Romero.
Romero takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman wants to control but Romero is keeping busy.
Akerman slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Romero is looking to work some ground and pound but Akerman has wrist control.
Romero trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Akerman manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!

Romero has a closed guard, preventing Akerman from standing up.
Akerman preventing the sweep.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Romero keeping full guard, as Akerman tries to pass.
Akerman is looking to stand up but Romero won't let him.
Akerman is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.

Romero had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Akerman defends it easily.
Hector Romero overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Akerman postures up.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Akerman finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Akerman waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Romero.
Romero throws a low kick but Akerman avoids it.
Hector Romero is winning the standup battle so far.
Romero misses with a low kick.
Romero misses the jab.
Akerman throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Romero.
Romero connects with a looping right hand.
Romero attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Romero misses with a low kick.
Romero misses with a body shot.
Akerman jabs at Romero's body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A slapping leg kick lands for Romero.
Romero keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Akerman tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Romero moves out of range as Akerman throws a body kick.
Romero takes a swing at Akerman's ribcage but misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Akerman! But no joy.
Romero throws a low kick but Akerman avoids it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Akerman.
Akerman throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Romero.
Hector Romero seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Akerman closes the distance and pushes Romero back into the cage.
Romero lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Romero can't find room to land a body shot as Akerman controls the action.

Akerman escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Romero just misses with a punch to the body.
Akerman looks to land a left hand but Romero moved out of range nicely.
Akerman throws a body punch but Romero moves out of range.
Akerman throws a jab when Romero was well out of range.
Akerman misses the shot to the body.
Akerman checks the leg kick.
Akerman lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Akerman scores with a head kick.
Linus Akerman is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Romero motions for Akerman to come forward. Romero throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Romero with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Akerman takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Akerman avoids the body shot from Romero.

Akerman darts in and clinches Romero up against the cage.
Romero is trying to pull guard but Akerman turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Akerman softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

Akerman pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Akerman stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Akerman misses with an attempted mid kick.
Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Romero.
Romero throws out a loose jab but Akerman uses good head movement to avoid it.
A good leg kick by Romero.
Akerman checks a leg kick.
Romero digs a good hook to Akerman's body.
Romero throws a low kick, looking for Akerman's leg but Akerman calmly moves out of range.
Akerman looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Romero takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Akerman is looking to clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Akerman takes one to the chin there.
Akerman tries to clinch but Romero is having none of it.
Romero changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Akerman takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Romero misses with a low kick.
A swing and a miss from Romero.
Akerman tries a quick counter leg kick but Romero is wise to it.
Akerman ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Akerman appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Romero misses with a body shot.
Romero blocks a low kick nicely.
Romero blocks the body kick.
Akerman connects with a leg kick. Romero looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Akerman on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Romero feints and then cracks Akerman's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Akerman down.
The fighters circling - Akerman throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Akerman throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Romero throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Akerman sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Akerman flicks out a counter leg kick but Romero steps away.
Romero attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Romero avoids the body shot from Akerman.
Romero throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Akerman counters with a nice uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Akerman wants to clinch.
An attempted straight right counter from Romero misses the target.
Akerman throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Akerman throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Romero ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Romero fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Akerman swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Romero just misses with a punch to the body.
Akerman wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Romero connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Romero comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Linus Akerman just about did enough to take it.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Akerman uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Romero.
A big right from Akerman misses.
Romero fails with the takedown
and Akerman counters with a straight right hand.
Romero throws a body punch but Akerman moves out of range.
Romero lands with a shot to the body.
Romero uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Akerman has time to react.
Akerman swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Romero shoots in for a takedown but Akerman shows good takedown defense.
Romero misses the jab.
Romero throws a body shot but no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Romero tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Akerman defends well and Romero ends up having to push Akerman into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Hector Romero. That's going to take a lot out of him.
A thudding body kick lands there by Akerman!
Romero takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Akerman checks a leg kick nicely.
Akerman pivots, looking for a leg kick but Romero is out of range and Akerman settles back down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Romero misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Akerman.
Romero connects with a good right hand that stumbles Akerman. Akerman circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Romero thows a leg kick but Akerman checks it
and Akerman counters with a nice body kick.
Romero fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Akerman checks it well.
Romero throws a push kick but Akerman slaps the foot to one side.
Akerman dips to his left and cracks Romero with an uppercut!
Romero moves out of range as Akerman strikes.
Romero is looking to score with low kicks.
Akerman follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Romero tries for a takedown but Akerman circles away easily
letting Akerman counter with a right hand.
Akerman steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Romero.
A jab from Romero misses.
Romero avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Akerman checks a leg kick nicely.
Akerman takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Romero.
A leg kick checked by Romero.
Akerman displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Romero throws out the jab.
Romero takes one to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Romero throws a jab when Akerman was well out of range.
Akerman misses with an uppercut. Romero saw that one coming.
Romero lands a nice shot to the body.
Romero throws out a leg kick but Akerman moves out of range and Romero only half commits.
Romero lands an overhand right.
Akerman is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Akerman keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Romero throws a front kick aimed at Akerman's knee but Akerman avoids it well.
Romero has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Akerman.
A slow jab from Romero misses its intended target.
Akerman keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Romero.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Romero moves away from the strike by Akerman.
Romero takes a swing at Akerman's ribcage but misses.
Akerman throws a head kick but Romero moves out of range.
Romero checks the leg kick.
Romero scores with a nice head shot.
Romero stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Akerman lands a nice shot that snaps Romero's head back.
Akerman tried to score with a low kick but Romero checks it.
Akerman with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Romero to score with a decent uppercut.
Romero connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Romero throws a leg kick
and Akerman counters with an outside leg kick.
Romero misses with a low kick.
A clash of legs there as Romero blocks the low kick.
Romero throws a low kick, looking for Akerman's leg but Akerman calmly moves out of range.
Romero misses with a looping right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A punch lands to the side of Romero 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Akerman throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Romero 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!
Akerman slips a straight right by Romero.
Romero throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Romero throws a front kick aimed at Akerman's knee but Akerman avoids it well.
Akerman lands a nice hook to Romero's body. Romero takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

Akerman moves into range and clinches up with Romero.

Romero manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Akerman controls from within his opponent's guard.

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

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Hector Romero will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


The fighters circling - Akerman throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Romero throws a leg kick
letting Akerman counter with a right hand.
Romero lands a body shot.
Romero swings for the body but Akerman moves out of range.
Romero is looking to slow Akerman down with leg kicks.
Romero cracks a nice hook into Akerman's ribs.
Romero lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Romero scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Romero walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Akerman throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Akerman takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Good leg kick by Akerman there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Akerman misses with a kick to the body

so Romero counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
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!
Romero looking to sit in guard and control but Akerman gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Romero keeping moving, preventing Akerman from controlling successfully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Romero has a closed guard, preventing Akerman from standing up.
Akerman looking to sit in guard and control but Romero gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Romero trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Akerman manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!

Akerman controlling from the top position.
Linus Akerman has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Hector Romero is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Romero working for submissions but it's allowed Akerman to get to half guard.
Akerman scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Romero works his way to full guard. Good work.
Akerman wants to pass the guard but Romero is keeping the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Romero is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.

Romero looking for a guillotine here but Akerman defends easily.
Romero is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Akerman controls from within his opponent's guard.
Akerman is looking to stand up but Romero won't let him.
Akerman is stalling in the full guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Romero working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Akerman.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Hector Romero.
I think Romero has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 49:46
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 47:48
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Linus Akerman!

Linus Akerman is the new welterweight champion!
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Event: CEC 568     
Date:   Feb 11, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman (ranked 164 p4p, 22 weight class) and Skreba Reijonen (ranked 209 p4p, 32 weight class). Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

180 cm
30
177 lbs
17 - 5 - 0
172 cm
34
170 lbs
25 - 14 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 14 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Skreba Reijonen!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Reijonen stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Akerman.
Skreba Reijonen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Akerman throws a hook but Reijonen blocks it.

Akerman forces Reijonen back against the cage and clinches.
Reijonen tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Reijonen blocking some punches.
We've been informed that Reijonen 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.
Akerman is struggling to control the position.
Akerman can't find room to land a body shot as Reijonen controls the action.
Akerman lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Reijonen misses with the head strike.
Reijonen is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Akerman gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Akerman fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Akerman pushes Reijonen back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Reijonen misses with a short punch on the inside.
Akerman blocks a body shot from Reijonen.
Akerman lands a nice shot to the body.
Akerman misses with a hook from the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Reijonen fails to land.
Reijonen misses with the head strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman tries to work over Reijonen's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Still in the clinch, Akerman scores with a nice short uppercut.
Akerman prevents a takedown attempt there.
Akerman misses with some punches.
Reijonen lands a hook to the side of the head.
Akerman swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Akerman just leaning against Reijonen, taking a breather.
Akerman digs a right hand into Reijonen's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Reijonen's gas tank.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Akerman.
Reijonen throws a head punch that misses.

Akerman pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Reijonen throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Akerman uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Akerman ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Reijonen moves away.
The fighters circle momentarily. Akerman darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Reijonen moves away from the strike by Akerman.

Akerman has taken the fight to the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reijonen working aggressively here.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Akerman blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Reijonen swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Akerman misses with a short punch on the inside.
A body shot lands from Akerman.
Reijonen tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Akerman misses with a hook from the clinch.
Reijonen can't find room to land a body shot as Akerman controls the action.
Reijonen tries to work over Akerman's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Reijonen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Akerman working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Akerman tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Akerman doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Akerman lands a right hand.
Reijonen blocks a body shot from Akerman.
Akerman throws a head punch that misses.
Reijonen has a couple of punches blocked by Akerman.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman swings wildly with an uppercut but Reijonen uses good head movement to avoid it.
Come on Akerman - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Reijonen.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Reijonen.
Akerman lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Reijonen backwards.
Akerman blocks a punch to the side of the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Akerman.
Reijonen prevents a body shot from Akerman.
Stalling in the clinch from Akerman.
Reijonen misses with a punch to the body.
Reijonen misses with the head strike.
Akerman misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Reijonen's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A head punch blocked on the inside by Akerman.
Akerman tries to throw a body punch but Reijonen avoids it by throwing Akerman back against the cage.
Reijonen can't find room to land a body shot as Akerman controls the action.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman lands a hook to the side of the head.
Still in the clinch, Akerman scores with a nice short uppercut.
Akerman throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Reijonens head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Akerman pushes Reijonen back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Akerman lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Reijonen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Akerman has a couple of punches blocked by Reijonen.
Akerman tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Reijonen's elbow.
Akerman will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Reijonen up against the cage.
Akerman tries to work over Reijonen's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Reijonen fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Reijonen blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Akerman lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Reijonen or not.
Reijonen looks winded!
Akerman lands a body shot.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Akerman.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Linus Akerman 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.


Akerman scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Reijonen takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.

Reijonen is rocked!
Reijonen defending well as Akerman loads up on a big left hand.
Reijonen is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Reijonen is still on wobbly legs! Can Akerman finish him?
Reijonen tries to clinch up.
Reijonen seems to have recovered his senses.
Akerman smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Reijonen misses with a combination
and Akerman counters with a big right hand! Oh Reijonen is in trouble here! Akerman follows up with more strikes and that's it! The ref has stopped it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:25 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Linus Akerman!
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Event: CEC 564     
Date:   Jan 17, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jason Rage (ranked 137 p4p, 19 weight class) and Linus Akerman (ranked 272 p4p, 42 weight class). Rage's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, For Heavy Metal we will die!. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

178 cm
33
174 lbs
22 - 7 - 0
180 cm
30
177 lbs
16 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Jason Rage!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Akerman closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Akerman swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Rage counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Rage connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Akerman's hands.
Rage takes a swing at Akerman's ribcage but misses.
Akerman lands with a thumping leg kick.
Rage moves out of range of the body kick.
Rage fails in his attempt to clinch.

Akerman moves into the clinch.
Akerman blocks an uppercut.
A hook to the body from Akerman.
Rage drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Akerman gets the underhooks and prevents it.
A nice right hand lands inside from Rage.
Akerman tries a body shot but Rage blocks it.
Akerman tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Rage blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Rage misses with a short punch on the inside.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Rage misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Akerman lands a body punch in the clinch.
Akerman swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman struggles to land a body shot inside as Rage controls his hands.
Rage tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Akerman's elbow.
Rage tries to circle away but Akerman has him pinned against the cage.
Rage tries to throw a body punch but Akerman avoids it by throwing Rage back against the cage.
Rage is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Rage throws a punch but it's blocked by Akerman.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Akerman swings wildly with an uppercut but Rage uses good head movement to avoid it.
Akerman throws a head punch that misses.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Akerman.
Rage prevents a body shot from Akerman.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Akerman.
Akerman blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Akerman takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Akerman misses with the head strike.
Rage misses with a hook from the clinch.
Akerman tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rage is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Akerman is defending well.

Rage pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Rage walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Akerman defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Rage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jason Rage. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Akerman tries to work over Rage's front leg with a kick but Rage checks it.
Rage throws a shot from downtown. Akerman moves away and avoids it.
Rage wants to land a leg kick but Akerman is out of range.
Akerman ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Rage moves away.
Akerman lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Rage misses with a looping right.

Rage drives through with a takedown into Akerman's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rage throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Akerman works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Rage working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Akerman looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Akerman lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.


Akerman decides to stand up and beckons his opponent to follow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rage tries to land a leg kick but Akerman saw it coming and moves away.
Rage connects with the punch.
Akerman just misses with a punch to the body.
Rage throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Akerman stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Rage tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Akerman was well out of range. Poor timing from Rage.

Akerman gets tackled into the cage by Rage. Rage maintains the clinch.
Rage stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.

Rage escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Rage thumps Akerman with a low kick.
Akerman takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Rage lands a head shot.
Good standup being displayed there by Rage as he connects with a hook.
Rage throws a body shot but no joy.
Rage backing away here, and Akerman unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Akerman works Rage's body with a nice hook.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Akerman tries to clinch but Rage is having none of it.
Rage feints and then cracks Akerman's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Akerman down.
Rage moves out of range of the strikes.
Linus Akerman is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Akerman throws a front kick that sends Rage stumbling back into the cage.
Good shot there by Akerman.
Rage throws a lazy uppercut
and Akerman counters with a right hand to the body.
Jason Rage seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Rage looks to land a right hand but Akerman moved out of range.
Rage throws a poor cross that misses
and Rage takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Rage misses with a right hand
and Akerman counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Akerman connects with a nice looking jab.
Rage connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Akerman momentarily.
A chopping leg kick lands by Akerman.
Good work by Rage as he checks the leg kick.
Akerman throws a nice looking combination but Rage bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rage buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Akerman chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Rage can pounce on him.
Akerman keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Akerman throws a nice outside leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Linus Akerman will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.



Rage closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Akerman did well to prevent Rage getting side control.
Ground and pound from Rage.
Akerman is trying to stand.
Rage slips a nice elbow through Akerman's hands, connecting with Akerman's forehead.
Rage takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.

Akerman manages to create a bit of space in order to work his way back to his feet. Rage keeps hold of his opponent and drives him back against the cage.
Akerman fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Rage can't find room to land a body shot as Akerman controls the action.
Rage lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Akerman or not.

Rage manages to break the clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rage lands with a straight right. Akerman didn't see that one coming.
Akerman lands with a nice body punch.
Akerman with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Akerman is looking to clinch.
Akerman fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Rage.
Akerman throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Rage looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Akerman scores with a jab to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rage fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
A combination from Rage does no damage.
Rage is looking to score with low kicks.
Akerman blocks a jab.
A good leg kick by Akerman.
A nice inside leg kick there by Rage. That's going to slow Akerman down.
Akerman shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Rage blocks a head kick by Akerman.
Akerman fakes the leg kick and cracks Rage in the body.
Rage throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Akerman only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Rage throws a lazy uppercut
and Akerman cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Rage looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Akerman misses the jab.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Rage 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 Akerman has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Akerman and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Akerman looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Rage throws a nice outside leg kick.
Rage will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Akerman pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Rage lunges at Akerman with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Akerman's hand.
Rage fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Akerman has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Akerman lands with a hook. Rage tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Akerman misses with a kick to the body

so Rage counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.

Akerman manages to escape and get back to his feet.
Good exchange - Akerman coming out on top.
Rage tries to work over Akerman's front leg with a kick but Akerman checks it.
Akerman stuffs the takedown.
Akerman scores with a jab. Rage acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Rage keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Akerman.
Rage avoids the body shot from Akerman.
Rage takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Akerman takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Akerman.
Akerman keeps the fight on the outside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rage fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Akerman checks it well.
Linus Akerman seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Akerman throws a jab when Rage was well out of range.
Rage scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Rage darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Rage moves out of range as Akerman throws a body kick.
A little feinted left hand from Rage on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Akerman takes one to the chin there.
Rage digs a good body shot into Akerman's ribs.
Rage jabs Akerman right on the nose. Akerman blinks but takes it well.
Rage swings and misses with a hook to the body.
As Rage backs off Akerman throws a huge counter combo but Rage manages to avoid it all.
Rage moves out of range as Akerman strikes.
Rage takes a shot right to the bread basket.
A jab from Akerman misses.
Akerman throws a head kick that misses.
Akerman misses with a low kick.
Rage scores with a nice head shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Akerman throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Rage has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Rage there as he acknowledges the shot.
Akerman moves away from the strike by Rage.
Rage clobbers Akerman with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Akerman misses with a head kick.
Akerman's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Rage throws a leg kick that misses.
Rage's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Rage duly obliges.
Rage misses with an uppercut. Akerman saw that one coming.
Akerman misses with a hook.
Rage chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Akerman can pounce on him.
Rage is looking to clinch but Akerman is avoiding it.
Rage lands with a thumping leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Akerman tries a head kick but it misses.
Rage tries to counter with a takedown but Akerman is quick to defend against it.
Akerman takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Akerman swats away the attempt to clinch by Rage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Linus Akerman will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Akerman moves away from the strike by Rage.
Rage throws a body punch but Akerman moves out of range.
Rage misses the shot to the body.
A nice inside leg kick there by Akerman. That's going to slow Rage down.
Akerman tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Rage is able to avoid easily.
Rage tries a low kick but Akerman avoids it.
The fighters circling - Rage throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Rage fails with an attempt to clinch.
Rage will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Akerman tries to land a front kick but Rage steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Rage looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A slow jab from Rage misses its intended target.
Akerman misses with a lunging right hand
and Rage counters with a series of strikes. Akerman will be more careful next time no doubt.
Rage is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Akerman.
Akerman cracks Rage with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Akerman scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Rage doesn't seem bothered though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Akerman.
Rage ducks under a wild hook from Akerman.
Good exchange - Akerman coming out on top.

Rage rushes Akerman and presses him up against the cage.
Akerman misses with a punch to the body.
Akerman blocking some punches.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Akerman takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Rage lands a left hand that snaps the head of Akerman backwards.
Akerman fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Rage misses with a punch on the inside.
Akerman tries to work over Rage's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Akerman trying to control the position but instead, Rage has worked for underhooks and has pushed Akerman into the cage.
Rage tries a body shot but Akerman blocks it.
Jason Rage has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rage looking for a takedown.
Rage tries to work over Akerman's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Rage blocks a body shot from Akerman.
A head punch on the inside from Rage fails to land.
Rage scores with a nice hook to the head.
Rage swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Akerman.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Akerman wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Rage misses with a punch to the body.
Akerman throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Rages head.
A short right from Akerman on the inside.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Rage has a couple of punches blocked by Akerman.
Akerman tries to work over Rage's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Akerman blocking some punches.
Akerman lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Rage.
Linus Akerman seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Rage wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Akerman has him pressed against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman lands a shoulder strike.
Akerman lands a nice shot to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
A short right from Akerman.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Akerman.
Rage can't find room to land a body shot as Akerman controls the action.
Rage fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Akerman softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Rage tries a body shot but Akerman blocks it.

Akerman pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Rage rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Akerman makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.

Akerman has taken the fight to the clinch.
Rage working aggressively here.
Akerman has a couple of punches blocked by Rage.
Rage is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Akerman can't find room to land a body shot as Rage controls the action.
Rage gets through Akerman's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Akerman lands a shoulder strike.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Akerman.
Linus Akerman is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A right hook to the body lands for Akerman.
Akerman tries a body shot but Rage blocks it.
Rage goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Nice body punch from Akerman - that landed with a thud.
Rage tries to score a body lock takedown but Akerman shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jason Rage. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Rage tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Rage scores with an uppercut up the middle.

Rage manages to break the clinch.
Rage keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Akerman lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Akerman turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Akerman lands a lovely overhand right.
Rage darts in trying to clinch
and Akerman counters with a good low kick that Rage was not able to check.

And that's the end of the fight!
Linus Akerman comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Akerman 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 Frank Antenori scores the fight 27:30
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 29:28
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Linus Akerman!
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Event: CEC 557     
Date:   Dec 03, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Bob Suf (ranked 208 p4p, 28 weight class) and Linus Akerman (ranked 316 p4p, 41 weight class). Linus Akerman is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

179 cm
26
188 lbs
14 - 5 - 0
180 cm
30
177 lbs
15 - 5 - 0
Great wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Bob Suf!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Suf moves out of range as Akerman strikes.
Akerman connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Akerman checks a leg kick.
Akerman is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Suf.
A looping hook to the body misses from Akerman. Suf does a little dance to reset his feet.
Suf was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Akerman throws a body punch but Suf moves out of range.
No joy there for Suf, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Akerman keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Suf.
Akerman swings for the body but Suf moves out of range.
Suf throws a leg kick but Akerman sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Suf slips a straight right by Akerman.
Suf lands a nice looking body kick.
Suf lands a jab to the head.

It looks like Linus Akerman has been cut.
Akerman lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
A shot to the liver by Akerman. Beautiful body shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Suf lands with a straight right. Akerman didn't see that one coming.
Suf jabs Akerman to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Suf tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Suf throws a predictable looking body shot
and Akerman cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Akerman thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Suf if he has to take too many more of those.
Akerman lands a right hook to the body.
The crowd cheers as Akerman lands an impressive looking overhand right. Suf doesn't seem phased though.
Akerman connects with a body shot.
Akerman works Suf's body with a nice hook.
Suf on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Jab from Akerman.
A chopping leg kick lands by Akerman.

Suf moves into the clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A head punch blocked on the inside by Akerman.
Akerman lands an uppercut.
Suf tries a body shot but Akerman blocks it.
Akerman blocks a body shot from Suf.
Suf tries a body shot but Akerman blocks it.
A short left from Suf.
Akerman blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A body shot lands from Suf.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Suf doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Akerman throws a punch but it's blocked by Suf.
Akerman blocks a body shot from Suf.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Suf.
Suf scores with a nice hook to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Akerman.
Akerman tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Suf misses with a hook from the clinch.
Akerman misses with some punches.
Suf tries to work over Akerman's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Suf has a couple of punches blocked by Akerman.
Suf tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Akerman's elbow.
Suf swings wildly with an uppercut but Akerman uses good head movement to avoid it.
Akerman scores with a shoulder strike.
Akerman blocking some punches.
Akerman working aggressively here.
Akerman misses with a body punch.
Suf tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Suf misses with a body punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Suf - that landed with a thud.
Suf tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Akerman.
Akerman misses with a punch to the body.
Suf misses with a short punch on the inside.
Suf tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Akerman misses with a hook to the ribs.
Suf misses with a hook from the clinch.
Akerman working aggressively here.
Suf lands a nice shot to the body.
Suf scores with a nice hook to the head.
Akerman throws a punch but it's blocked by Suf.
Suf goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Akerman lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Suf backwards.
A short uppercut from Akerman.
Suf can't find room to land a body shot as Akerman controls the action.
Akerman lands a body punch.
Suf has a couple of punches blocked by Akerman.
Suf lands on the inside with an uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman blocks an uppercut.
Suf's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
I was talking to Suf's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Akerman can't find room to land a body shot as Suf controls the action.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Akerman creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Akerman lands an uppercut.
Still in the clinch, Akerman scores with a nice short uppercut.
A short uppercut from Akerman.
Akerman lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Suf can't find room to land a body shot as Akerman controls the action.
A short left from Suf.
Suf misses with a short punch on the inside.
Suf lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Suf lands a hook to the side of the head.
Akerman scores with a shot to the side of Suf's head.
Akerman blocks a punch to the side of the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A nice left hand lands by Akerman.
Akerman lands an uppercut.
Suf misses with a punch to the body.
Suf 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.

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


Akerman lands a nice shot that snaps Suf's head back.
Suf lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Akerman avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Suf darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Suf swings widly with a right hand
and Akerman connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Akerman uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Suf.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Suf takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Akerman takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Akerman throws a leg kick but Suf checks it.
Akerman circles away from the clinch attempt
and Akerman counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

Akerman forces Suf back against the cage and clinches.
Akerman lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Akerman pushes Suf back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A nice right hand lands inside from Suf.
Akerman throws a head punch that misses.
Akerman blocks a body shot from Suf.
Linus Akerman seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Suf.
Suf doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Suf blocks a body shot from Akerman.
Suf misses with a body punch.
Suf throws a head punch that misses.
Akerman throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Sufs head.

Akerman breaks the clinch.
Suf dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Akerman. That did some damage!
Akerman avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Suf walks into a left hand.
Suf lands with a nice combination. Akerman backs away looking to recover.
The fighters circling - Suf throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Akerman appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Jab, jab by Akerman - just one landing.
A cross from Suf lands.
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!
Akerman staying out of range there.
Suf is looking to chop away at Akerman's legs.
Suf moves forwards but Akerman connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Akerman lands a nice shot that snaps Suf's head back.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Suf forces Akerman back against the cage and clinches.
Akerman lands a hook that snaps the head of Suf backwards.
Akerman is trying to stall.
Akerman misses with a punch to the body.
Nice body punch from Suf.

Akerman escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Suf walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Akerman checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Linus Akerman seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Akerman throws out a powerful jab.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Suf 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 Akerman has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Akerman and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A head kick by Suf misses
and Akerman counters with a straight right hand.
Akerman ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Suf moves away.
A solid leg kick lands there for Akerman.
Akerman keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Akerman cracks Suf with an open hand slap.
Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Suf.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman scores with a jab. Suf acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Akerman walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Suf checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Akerman listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.

Suf is rocked!
Akerman misses the jab.
Akerman lands a slapping body shot.
Suf lands a nice shot that snaps Akerman's head back.
Akerman connects with a leg kick. Suf looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Akerman has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Suf.
Suf tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Suf lands with a cross.
Suf misses with a lunging right hand
and Akerman counters with a leg kick.
Akerman jabs Suf right on the nose. Suf blinks but takes it well.
Akerman connects with a single shot there.
Oh Suf is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Suf ducks right into an uppercut from Akerman.
Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Suf.
Akerman lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Suf checks a low kick from Akerman.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Suf lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

Akerman moves into the clinch.
Suf tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Suf.
Akerman lands with a short shot to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Akerman.
Akerman creates a bit of space for himself and rocks Suf with a big uppercut! Suf tries to clinch up but Akerman pushes him back against the cage and lands another monster strike that crumples Suf to the mat! Suf covers up and Akerman unloads with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:29 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Linus Akerman!
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RATING
83%

 

Event: CEC 555     
Date:   Nov 22, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Terrence Thornton (ranked 427 p4p, 65 weight class) and Linus Akerman (ranked 528 p4p, 83 weight class). Thornton kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Pusha T - Exodus 23:1. 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.

187 cm
37
178 lbs
22 - 6 - 1
180 cm
29
177 lbs
14 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)

KAISER Nutrition - Q160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Terrence Thornton!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Jack Bonds and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A leg kick checked by Akerman.
Terrence Thornton seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Akerman misses with a kick to the body
and Thornton counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Akerman thinking.
A looping hook to the body misses from Akerman. Thornton does a little dance to reset his feet.
Akerman keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

Akerman closes the distance and clinches.
Akerman throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Thorntons head.
Thornton lands a knee to the body.
Thornton misses with the head strike.

Thornton has double underhooks and is working for a body lock takedown. He's got it. The fighters land in half guard but Akerman regains guard immediately.
Akerman is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Thornton sitting in guard here, content to control.
Thornton trying to control but Akerman is working from the bottom.
Thornton works over Akerman with some ground and pound from guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Thornton.
Akerman has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Thornton chips away with some ground and pound.
Thornton throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Akerman works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Akerman bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Thornton's guard.


Thornton has his foot on Akerman's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Akerman works his way back into a safe position though.
Akerman trying to control but Thornton is working from the bottom.
Thornton can't keep his opponent in guard - Akerman advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Akerman wants to take a breather but Thornton is having none of it.
Thornton is trying to control but can't.

Akerman escapes and gets back to his feet.
Akerman lands a leg kick that knocks Thornton off balance momentarily.
Thornton throws a shot to the body.
Akerman jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A big right from Akerman misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Thornton misses with a looping right.
Thornton lands with an uppercut that bounces Akerman off the cage and back into range.
Akerman has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Thornton.
Thornton looks to score with a jab to the body but Akerman is just out of range.
Akerman throws a poor cross that misses
and Akerman takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Thornton looks to land a left hand but Akerman moved out of range nicely.
A looping hook to the body misses from Thornton. Akerman does a little dance to reset his feet.
A slow jab from Thornton misses its intended target.
Akerman takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Linus Akerman is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Akerman ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Thornton moves away.
Akerman throws out a leg kick but Thornton moves out of range and Akerman only half commits.
Thornton looks to land a left hand but Akerman moved out of range nicely.
Akerman swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Some bone on bone action there as Thornton checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Thornton's corner calls for a 1-2. Thornton obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman pushes Thornton away with a front kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A punch lands to the side of Thornton 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Thornton takes a jab right on the kisser.

It looks like Terrence Thornton has been cut.
Thornton lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Akerman pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Thornton throws a big shot that misses.
Akerman misses the shot to the body.
Thornton's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Akerman connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Thornton scrambles back to his feet.
Akerman steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Thornton.
A little jabbing left from Akerman on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Akerman throws a predictable looking body shot
and Thornton connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Thornton lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Thornton rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Akerman cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Thornton misses with a body shot.
Thornton connects with a body shot that sends Akerman's belly button to the back.
Thornton takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.

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

Thornton is rocked!
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 Terrence Thornton will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Terrence Thornton's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Akerman with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Oh Thornton is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Akerman swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Thornton seems to have got his legs back now.
Akerman wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Thornton misses the jab.
Akerman jabs at Thornton's body.

Akerman gets caught flat footed, as Thornton shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.

Akerman uses the cage to get back to his feet.
Akerman throws a jab when Thornton was well out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Akerman misses with a body shot.
Thornton avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Thornton feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Akermans jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Akerman throws out a leg kick but Thornton moves out of range and Akerman only half commits.
Akerman connects with a leg kick. Thornton looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Thornton takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Nice straight punches there by Akerman. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Akerman.
Thornton lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Thornton is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Thornton misses the target.
Akerman is trying to counter with his kicks.
Akerman blocks the body kick.
Thornton chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Akerman can pounce on him.
Akerman scores with a crisp jab that stopped Thornton in his tracks.
Akerman tries to land a body kick

and Thornton decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Akerman's guard.
Thornton with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.

Akerman uses the cage to get back to his feet.
Akerman misses with an uppercut. Thornton saw that one coming.

Akerman gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.

Akerman pushes Thornton off for just long enough to get back to his feet. Very athletic spring there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Thornton throws a jab when Akerman was well out of range.
Akerman steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Akerman tries to clinch there but Thornton circles away.
Thornton appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Thornton throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Thornton misses with a body shot.
Akerman moves out of range as Thornton strikes.
Akerman moves out of range of the strikes.
Akerman throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Thornton has his takedown stuffed
and Akerman counters with a slapping leg kick.
Thornton throws a body kick that misses.
Thornton swings for the body but Akerman moves out of range.
Thornton takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Thornton misses with a hook
and Akerman counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Akerman connects with a leg kick. Thornton looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Akerman fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Akerman shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Akerman works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Linus Akerman seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Akerman uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Thornton.
Akerman throws a counter combo.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Thornton.
Akerman throws a head kick but Thornton moves out of range.
Thornton looks to land a body kick but Akerman moved away.
Thornton lands with a nice body punch.
A nice combination there by Thornton.
Thornton scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Thornton with a lazy takedown attempt
and Akerman counters with a leg kick.
A decent looking cross lands there for Thornton.
Akerman misses the shot to the body.
Akerman lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Thornton digs a good hook to Akerman's body.
Thornton throws a low kick but Akerman moves out of range easily.
Thornton slips a jab from Akerman.
Akerman has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Thornton throws out a powerful jab.

Akerman rushes Thornton and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Thornton misses with a punch to the body.
Akerman tries a body shot but Thornton blocks it.
Akerman doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Thornton misses with some punches.
Akerman softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

Thornton jumps into guard, dragging Akerman to the mat.

Thornton is working an open guard so Akerman takes the opportunity to get back to his feet.
Thornton throws a nice inside leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Thornton.
Akerman thows a left - swing and a miss!
Thornton is looking for a counter combo.
Akerman lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Thornton circles away quickly and effectively.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Thornton takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Thornton thows a left - swing and a miss!
Akerman throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
An attempted straight right counter from Thornton misses the target.
Akerman looks to score with a jab to the body but Thornton is just out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Linus Akerman showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Terrence Thornton's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Akerman connects with a nice looking jab.
Thornton throws a jab when Akerman was well out of range.
A nice side step and Akerman releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Thornton ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Thornton fails with the takedown.
Thornton tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Akerman throws a leg kick but Thornton sees it coming and moves out of range.
Akerman listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Thornton misses with a wild body shot.
Thornton throws a body shot but no joy.
Akerman lands a nice leg kick that just misses Thornton's sensitive parts.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman lands a nice shot that snaps Thornton's head back.
A looping hook to the body misses from Thornton. Akerman does a little dance to reset his feet.
Akerman throws a poor cross that misses
and Thornton counters with a right hand to the body.
Akerman looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thornton is looking to land body kicks.
Thornton lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Thornton lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Thornton wants to clinch up but Akerman keeps it at a distance.
Akerman uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Thornton.
Thornton throws a shot from downtown. Akerman moves away and avoids it.
Thornton gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Akerman cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Thornton will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Terrence Thornton. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Thornton shoots in for a takedown but Akerman shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Thornton shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Akerman as he jumps to the side.
Thornton chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Akerman can pounce on him.
Akerman fails in his attempt to clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman scores with a shot to the body.
A swing and a miss from Thornton.
Akerman uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Thornton.
Thornton chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Akerman can pounce on him.
A punch lands to the side of Thornton 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Akerman throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Thornton misses with a combination
enabling Akerman to counter with a crisp jab.
Akerman throws a shot to the body.
Akerman stuffs the takedown attempt from Thornton. Thornton gets slowly back to his feet.
Akerman throws a chopping leg kick but Thornton manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Akerman throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Thornton takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
A nice inside leg kick there by Akerman. That's going to slow Thornton down.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thornton sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Nice straight punches there by Akerman. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Akerman.
Thornton takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Nice defenses there by Thornton.
A slapping leg kick lands for Akerman.
Akerman fails with an attempt to clinch.
Akerman throws a push kick but Thornton slaps the foot to one side.
Akerman throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Akerman walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

Akerman closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
A shot in the inside from Akerman.
Thornton tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Akerman avoids it.
Akerman working aggressively here.

Thornton breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Akerman moves out of range of the strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
A jab from Thornton finds it's way through Akerman's defenses.
Thornton is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Thornton throws a poor cross that misses
and Akerman counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Akerman lands a slapping body shot.
Thornton scores with a nice right hand.
Thornton waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Akerman.
Akerman shapes to counter with a head kick.
Akerman throws a push kick but Thornton slaps the foot to one side.
Thornton lands with an uppercut that bounces Akerman off the cage and back into range.
Thornton has his takedown stuffed
and Akerman counters with a lovely shot to the body.

Akerman lands a big head kick that sends Thornton tumbling to the mat! Akerman takes a step backwards and waves Thornton back to his feet - he wants the finish!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Akerman checks a leg kick nicely.
Nice uppercut lands for Akerman. That snapped Thornton's head back.
Thornton cracks Akerman with a good jab.

And that's the end of the fight!
Linus Akerman comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Akerman 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 28:30
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 28:29
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Linus Akerman!
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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
80%

 

Event: CEC 548     
Date:   Oct 18, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman (ranked 659 p4p, 111 weight class) and Mr Anderson (ranked 1158 p4p, 183 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

180 cm
29
177 lbs
13 - 5 - 0
180 cm
39
173 lbs
30 - 11 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

KAISER Nutrition - Q160

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 11 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Mr Anderson!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Akerman dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Anderson. That did some damage!
Akerman slips a straight right by Anderson.
Anderson takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Akerman moves away from the strike by Anderson.
Akerman cracks the inside of Anderson's front leg.
Akerman looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A decent looking cross lands there for Akerman.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Akerman.
Akerman lands with a thumping leg kick.
Anderson slips a jab from Akerman.
Akerman on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Anderson. Anderson obviously looking to wear him down.
Anderson misses with a straight left.
Akerman throws a lazy right hand but Anderson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Akerman scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Anderson doesn't seem bothered though.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Anderson looks to score with a jab to the body but Akerman is just out of range.
Anderson scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Anderson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Akerman sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A shot to the liver by Anderson. Beautiful body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Anderson walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Akerman uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Anderson.
Akerman lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Anderson at a distance.
Anderson throws a body shot but no joy.
Anderson moves out of range of the leg kick from Akerman.
A slow jab from Anderson misses its intended target.
Akerman lands a jab.
Akerman fails with an attempt to clinch.
Akerman scores with a kick to the midsection.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Akerman, right into the meat.
A jab from Akerman does it's job there.
Anderson misses with an uppercut.
Anderson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Akerman paws at him with a jab and circles away.
An attempted straight right counter from Akerman misses the target.
Akerman defending well as Anderson loads up on a big left hand.
Anderson 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.
Anderson connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Anderson takes a swing at Akerman's ribcage but misses.
Akerman drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Akerman walks into a stiff left hand from Anderson.
Anderson throws a hook to the side of Akerman's head but Akerman sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Akerman is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Anderson throws a solid leg kick but Akerman takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Anderson.
Akerman connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Anderson's hands.

Anderson closes the distance and pushes Akerman back into the cage.
Akerman blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Anderson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Anderson lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Akerman lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Anderson.
Akerman misses with a short punch on the inside.
Anderson working aggressively here.
Anderson misses with a body punch.
Akerman tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Anderson's elbow.
Akerman throws a head punch that misses.
Anderson has a couple of punches blocked by Akerman.
Anderson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman works on Anderson's body with a couple of short punches.
Akerman makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A short right from Akerman on the inside.
Still in the clinch, Akerman scores with a nice short uppercut.
Akerman lands with a right to the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Akerman.
Akerman misses with a punch on the inside.
A nice left hand lands by Akerman.
Akerman blocks an uppercut.
Anderson blocks a body shot from Akerman.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Anderson.
A right hook to the body lands for Akerman.
Anderson'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.
Anderson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Anderson cracks Akerman with a nice body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Anderson.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Akerman.
A body shot lands from Akerman.
Akerman gets through Anderson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Anderson tries to throw a body punch but Akerman avoids it by throwing Anderson back against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman taking a breather.
Anderson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Anderson swings wildly with an uppercut but Akerman uses good head movement to avoid it.
Akerman scores with a nice hook to the head.
Anderson swings wildly with an uppercut but Akerman uses good head movement to avoid it.
Anderson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Akerman works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.

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

Akerman clinches up against the cage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Akerman.
Anderson throws a head punch that misses.
Anderson misses with the head strike.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Anderson throws a head punch that misses.
Akerman makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Anderson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Akerman tries to work over Anderson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Anderson blocking some punches.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jab, jab by Akerman - just one landing.
Akerman throws an off balance right hand
and Akerman takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A telegraphed right hand from Anderson misses the target.
Akerman keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Akerman dips to his left and cracks Anderson with an uppercut!
Akerman getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Good leg kick by Akerman there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Akerman pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Anderson scores with a jab to the jaw.
Akerman scores with a nice body kick.
Akerman keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Anderson.
Anderson slips under a jab.
Anderson looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Akerman takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Anderson throws a chopping leg kick but Akerman manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Akerman takes a swing at Anderson's ribcage but misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman staying out of range there.
Anderson misses with a left hand
and Akerman counters with a nice kick to the body.
Anderson misses with a wild body shot.
Akerman misses with a leg kick
and Anderson counters with a nice low kick that buckles Akerman's knee momentarily.
Akerman throws a poor cross that misses
and Anderson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Akerman takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Akerman avoids the body shot from Anderson.
Akerman looks to land a left hand but Anderson moved out of range nicely.
Akerman throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Anderson scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Anderson needs to keep his hands up - Akerman had a free shot at his head there.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Anderson checks a leg kick.
Anderson let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Anderson ducks under a wild hook from Akerman.
Akerman fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Anderson has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Akerman staying out of range there.
Akerman swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice body kick there by Akerman.
Akerman thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Anderson if he has to take too many more of those.
Akerman thumps Anderson with a low kick.
Anderson throws a low kick but it's checked well by Akerman.
Linus Akerman is winning the standup battle so far.
Anderson throws a poor cross that misses
and Anderson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Anderson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Akerman.
Anderson has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Akerman finds it's way round the side to connect with Anderson's head.
Anderson scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Nice shot by Anderson.
Sloppy strikes from Akerman. Those never looked like landing.
Akerman connects with a body shot.
Anderson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Akerman sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Akerman digs a good body shot into Anderson's ribs.
Anderson slips under a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Akerman clinches up with Anderson and pushes him back against the cage.
Anderson has a couple of punches blocked by Akerman.
Akerman fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Akerman lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Anderson misses with the head strike.
Akerman stalling against the cage.
Akerman works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Akerman lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Akerman working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Akerman creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Anderson misses with the head strike.
Anderson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Anderson throws a head punch that misses.
Anderson lands a right hand.
Good body shot from Akerman.
Anderson is breathing heavily.
Akerman lands on the inside with an uppercut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A short uppercut from Akerman.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Anderson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Akerman throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Andersons head.
Anderson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Akerman.
Akerman is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Anderson can do to turn this around?
Anderson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Anderson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Akerman throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Anderson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Akerman blocking some punches.
Akerman slows down the pace here.
Akerman leaning against his opponent.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Akerman lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Akerman blocking some punches.
A short body shot lands from Akerman as the two fighters clinch.
Anderson throws a punch but it's blocked by Akerman.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Akerman throws a head kick that half lands.
Akerman throws a low kick, looking for Anderson's leg but Anderson calmly moves out of range.

Akerman closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Akerman misses with a hook from the clinch.
Anderson tries to throw a body punch but Akerman avoids it by throwing Anderson back against the cage.
Akerman blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Anderson.
Anderson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Anderson misses with some punches.
Akerman swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Akerman swings wildly with an uppercut but Anderson uses good head movement to avoid it.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Anderson.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Anderson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Anderson can't find room to land a body shot as Akerman controls the action.
Akerman is stalling here.
A body shot lands from Akerman.
Akerman blocking some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman is leaning against Anderson and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Anderson takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Anderson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Akerman lands with a left to the head.
Akerman is working Anderson over against the cage.
Anderson lands a nice shot to the body.
Akerman lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Akerman lands a shoulder strike.
Akerman lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Anderson backwards.
Akerman lands on the inside with an uppercut.

Anderson is rocked!
Akerman lands a big right hand that drops Anderson! The killer instinct kicks in and Akerman finishes his opponent with a series of strikes from mount. A dominating finish by Akerman!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:39 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Linus Akerman!
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Event: CEC 541     
Date:   Sep 17, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman (ranked 319 p4p, 45 weight class) and Terrence Thornton (ranked 850 p4p, 135 weight class). Thornton has chosen Pusha T - Exodus 23:1 as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
29
177 lbs
13 - 4 - 0
187 cm
36
178 lbs
20 - 5 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

KAISER Nutrition - Q160

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Terrence Thornton!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Thornton throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Akerman sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Akerman lets loose with a powerful body kick. Thornton will feel that in the morning.
Thornton misses with an uppercut.
Thornton throws a hook but Akerman blocks it.
Akerman tries to clinch but Thornton moves away
and Thornton connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Akerman missing with a left hand there. Thornton was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Akerman tries a head kick but it misses.
Thornton misses with a lunging right hand
and Akerman counters with a thumping low kick.
Thornton connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Akerman's hands.
Akerman gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Thornton.
Akerman looks for the body kick but Thornton saw that one coming.
Thornton throws a hook but Akerman avoids it easily.
Thornton dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Thornton misses with a hook.
Akerman takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Akerman moves out of range of the body kick from Thornton.
Akerman misses with a low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Akerman throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Thornton throws a body punch but Akerman moves out of range.
Thornton ducks under a wild hook from Akerman.
Akerman turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Thornton throws the left hand but Akerman avoids the punch easily.
A left lands for Thornton.
Akerman lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Thornton misses with a low kick as Akerman jumps back.
Thornton throws a leg kick
and Akerman counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Thornton thinking.
Akerman is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Thornton.
A little jabbing left from Thornton on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A clash of legs there as Thornton blocks the low kick.

Thornton drives through with a takedown into Akerman's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.

Akerman is edging up against the cage. He's using the cage to get back to his feet. Nice work there - the fighters are clinched.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Akerman throws a head punch that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman struggles to land a body shot inside as Thornton controls his hands.
A hook to the body from Thornton.
Thornton can't find room to land a body shot as Akerman controls the action.
Akerman tries to throw a body punch but Thornton avoids it by throwing Akerman back against the cage.
Thornton lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Akerman misses with the head strike.
Akerman misses with a body punch.
Akerman lands a hook that snaps the head of Thornton backwards.
Thornton misses with a short punch on the inside.
Thornton makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Thornton is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Akerman is defending well for now.
Thornton lands a right hand that snaps the head of Akerman backwards.
Thornton misses with a body punch.
Thornton tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Akerman just stands there and leans against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Akerman.
Akerman has Thornton pushed against the cage.
Akerman tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thornton blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Thornton escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Thornton throws a body punch but Akerman moves out of range.
Linus Akerman seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Thornton looks to land a left hand but Akerman moved out of range nicely.
Akerman tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Thornton paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Thornton fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Akerman has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Thornton ducks under a wild hook from Akerman.
Akerman looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Thornton walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Linus Akerman is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Thornton tries to clinch up but Akerman circles away and keeps his distance.
A solid leg kick lands there for Akerman.
Thornton pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Akerman staying out of range there.
Jab by Thornton.
Akerman uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Thornton.
Akerman blocks a head kick by Thornton.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Thornton throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Akerman sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Akerman pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Nice uppercut there from Akerman.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A looping hook to the body misses from Akerman. Thornton does a little dance to reset his feet.
Akerman jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Thornton throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Thornton checks a leg kick.
Akerman on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Thornton throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Thornton uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Akerman.
A leg kick checked by Thornton.
Akerman waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Thornton.
A little jabbing left from Thornton on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Akerman tests Thornton's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Akerman chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Thornton can pounce on him.

Akerman gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Thornton avoids the head kick by Akerman.
Akerman looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Akerman throws a right hand that misses
and Thornton counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Thornton darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
The fight stays on the outside here - Thornton looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Akerman tried to counter with a leg kick but Thornton avoided it.
Nice jab there from Thornton.
Thornton with a hook.
Akerman fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Thornton is out of range.
Thornton changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Thornton scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Thornton buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Akerman blocks the body kick.
Thornton slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Thornton checks the leg kick nicely there.
Thornton misses with a straight right.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sloppy strikes from Akerman. Those never looked like landing.
Akerman swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Akerman swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Thornton swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Thornton scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Thornton avoids a kick to the body.
Thornton scores with a jab. Akerman acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Akerman scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Akerman wants to clinch.
Akerman drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Akerman lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
A swing and a miss from Thornton.
Thornton tries to land a leg kick but Akerman saw it coming and moves away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Thornton lands a nice hook to Akerman's body. Akerman takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Thornton tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
That kick from Akerman tenderised Thornton's leg. Thornton is trying to keep his angry face on.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Thornton takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Akerman moves out of range of the body kick.
Thornton throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Akerman is looking to slow Thornton down with leg kicks.
Akerman scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Nice straight punches there by Thornton. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Thornton.
Terrence Thornton seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Akerman on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Akerman cracks a nice hook into Thornton's ribs.
Akerman sizes up Thornton with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Thornton swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Akerman counters with a stiff right hand.

It looks like Terrence Thornton has been cut.
Akerman tries to move into range but Thornton moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Thorntons jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Thornton tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Akerman defends well and Thornton ends up having to push Akerman into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Akerman walks into a jab.
Thornton has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Akerman slips a straight right by Thornton.
Akerman misses with a hook.
Akerman fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Akerman works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Akerman avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Thornton slips a jab from Akerman.

Akerman closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Thornton working hard to break the clinch.
Akerman is trying to stall.
Thornton blocking some punches.
Akerman scores with a shoulder strike.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Thornton has a couple of punches blocked by Akerman.
Thornton blocks a body shot from Akerman.
Thornton lands a hook to the side of the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Akerman stalling against the cage.
Thornton lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Akerman lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Akerman misses with a body punch.
Thornton misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Linus Akerman has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Thornton throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Akerman blocks it with crossed arms.
Akerman swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Akerman misses with the head strike.
Thornton tries a body shot but Akerman blocks it.
Akerman blocks a body shot from Thornton.
Thornton struggles to land a body shot inside as Akerman controls his hands.
Thornton tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Still in the clinch, Akerman scores with a nice short uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Terrence Thornton will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Terrence Thornton's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Thornton waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Akerman.
Thornton moves out of range of the body kick from Akerman.
Akerman swings away with a leg kick that misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Thornton! But no joy.
Thornton misses the shot to the body.
Akerman is looking to score with low kicks.
Akerman scores with a nice strike.
Akerman lands a nice looking body kick.
Thornton uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Akerman.
Nice uppercut lands for Thornton. That snapped Akerman's head back.
Thornton misses with a straight left.
Thornton swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Thornton misses with an uppercut.
Akerman lands with a thumping leg kick.
Thornton uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Akerman.
Thornton throws a body kick that misses.
Thornton lands with a kick to the ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thornton dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Akerman. That did some damage!
Thornton takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
A looping hook to the body misses from Akerman. Thornton does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Thornton!

Akerman gets tackled into the cage by Thornton. Thornton maintains the clinch.
Thornton doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Akerman.
A short right from Thornton.
Akerman lands a body punch.
Thornton tries to throw a body punch but Akerman avoids it by throwing Thornton back against the cage.
Akerman misses with a short punch on the inside.
Akerman displaying some good clinch control by pressing Thornton up against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Thornton fails to land.
Linus Akerman has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman lands a left hand that snaps the head of Thornton backwards.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Thornton goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Thornton tries to circle away but Akerman has him pinned against the cage.
Thornton misses with a short punch on the inside.
Akerman looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Thornton.
Still in the clinch, Akerman scores with a nice short uppercut.
Thornton misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Thornton manages to pull guard.

Akerman decides he's had enough of playing guard and decides to stand. Come on Thornton, up you get!

Thornton throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Akerman tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Thornton is in Akerman's guard.
Thornton with a flurry of punches that miss.
Akerman tries to land a sweep but no joy.

Akerman manages to escape and get back to his feet.
Akerman ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Thornton moves away.
Thornton swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Thornton throws a low kick but Akerman moves out of range easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Akerman lands a glancing blow to the side of Thornton's head.
Thornton throws a jab but it's blocked by Akerman.
Akerman tries a low kick but Thornton avoids it.
Thornton tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Akerman paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Thornton throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Akerman swings for the body but Thornton moves out of range.
Akerman misses with a straight right.
Akerman takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Thornton 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 Akerman has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Akerman and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Akerman walks into a jab.
Thornton takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Thornton avoids a kick to the body.
Thornton displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Akerman throws out the jab.
Thornton throws out a leg kick but Akerman moves out of range and Thornton only half commits.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Thornton connects with a crisp jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Akerman misses with a straight left.
Thornton misses with a hook.

Thornton fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Akerman to the ground. Thornton is now in Akerman's guard.
Thornton won't allow Akerman to get back to his feet.
Thornton throws a strike but Akerman rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Thornton is pulling down on Akerman's head. It's preventing any offense from Akerman, at least for the moment.

Thornton is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Thornton preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Terrence Thornton is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Akerman throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Linus Akerman.
I think Thornton has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 29:29
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 27:30
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Terrence Thornton!

Terrence Thornton bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: CEC 531     
Date:   Aug 02, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman and Espo Jaksinen. On his way into the cage it seems that Linus Akerman has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Linus Akerman seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

180 cm
28
177 lbs
12 - 4 - 0
182 cm
31
185 lbs
23 - 12 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

KAISER Nutrition - Q160

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Espo Jaksinen!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jaksinen tries to clinch there but Akerman circles away.
Jaksinen turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jaksinen throws the left hand but Akerman avoids the punch easily.
Jaksinen looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
We've been informed that Jaksinen 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.
Jaksinen dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Akerman. That did some damage!
Akerman scores with a hook.
Jaksinen tries to clinch but Akerman moves out of range.
Jaksinen connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Akerman lands a head kick. Jaksinen smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Akerman throws a hook but Jaksinen blocks it.
Akerman misses the jab.
Akerman takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.

Jaksinen gets in close and instigates a clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jaksinen blocking some punches.
Akerman can't find room to land a body shot as Jaksinen controls the action.
Jaksinen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Jaksinen can't find room to land a body shot as Akerman controls the action.
A body shot lands from Jaksinen.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman is trying to force a seperation but Jaksinen has the dominant position.
Akerman is trying to break the clinch but Jaksinen is controlling him.
Akerman dodges an elbow strike from Jaksinen.
Akerman misses with a punch on the inside.
Jaksinen misses with a punch to the body.
Jaksinen presses Akerman against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Akerman swings wildly with an uppercut but Jaksinen uses good head movement to avoid it.

Akerman breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Jaksinen moves out of range as Akerman throws a body kick.
Jaksinen swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Jaksinen bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jaksinen feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Akerman's calf.
Jaksinen looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Jaksinen throws a leg kick but Akerman sees it coming and moves out of range.
Akerman swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jaksinen lands a jab to the head.
Jaksinen is looking to clinch.
A looping hook to the body misses from Akerman. Jaksinen does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Jaksinen has taken the fight to the clinch.
Jaksinen pushes Akerman back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Jaksinen tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Jaksinen blocks a body shot from Akerman.
Akerman misses with a body punch.
Akerman swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Jaksinen working aggressively here.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Jaksinen creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

Akerman breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Akerman walks into a straight right hand from Jaksinen.
Jaksinen lands with a hook. Akerman tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Akerman cracks Jaksinen with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
A solid body kick from Akerman.
Jaksinen dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Akerman. That did some damage!
Jaksinen waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Akerman.
Nice shot lands for Jaksinen.
Akerman misses with a wild body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Good work by Jaksinen as he checks the leg kick.
Good leg kick by Jaksinen there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Jaksinen lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Jaksinen moves out of range as Akerman strikes.
Jaksinen lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Akerman circles away quickly and effectively.
It looked like Akerman wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

Jaksinen closes the distance and pushes Akerman back into the cage.
Akerman throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Akerman has a couple of punches blocked by Jaksinen.
Akerman lands an uppercut.
Jaksinen has a couple of punches blocked by Akerman.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Jaksinen just misses with a elbow thrown towards Akerman's brow.
Jaksinen misses with a punch on the inside.
Good body shot from Akerman.
Jaksinen scores with a shoulder strike.
Come on Akerman - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Akerman works on Jaksinen's body with a couple of short punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman blocks an elbow strike from Jaksinen.
Akerman throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
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 nice left hand lands by Akerman.

Akerman breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Akerman lets loose with a powerful body kick. Jaksinen will feel that in the morning.
Jaksinen throws a lazy right hand but Akerman sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Akerman swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Akerman moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Akerman fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jaksinen manages to avoid it.
Jaksinen only half commits to the counter leg kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Jaksinen.
Akerman looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Akerman moves out of range of the body kick.
Akerman is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Akerman checks a low kick from Jaksinen.
Akerman's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Jaksinen connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Akerman scrambles back to his feet.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Akerman lands a jab.
A jab from Akerman finds it's way through Jaksinen's defenses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Akerman throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jaksinen throws the left hand but Akerman avoids the punch easily.
Jaksinen fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Akerman has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Jaksinen walks into a stiff left hand from Akerman.
Akerman is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Akerman throws a body kick that misses.

Jaksinen gets tackled into the cage by Akerman. Akerman maintains the clinch.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Jaksinen's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Jaksinen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Jaksinen.
Jaksinen misses with an elbow over the top.
Jaksinen throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Akermans head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Akerman breaks from the clinch.
Jaksinen uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Akerman.
Jaksinen lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Akerman tries to clinch up.
Jaksinen looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jaksinen tries to close the distance and clinch but Akerman swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Akerman swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Jaksinen fails with an attempt to clinch.
Akerman scores with a jab to the head.
Jaksinen misses with a hook.
Akerman misses with a wild body shot.
Jaksinen buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jaksinen misses with a combination
and Akerman counters with a good low kick that Jaksinen was not able to check.
Jaksinen digs a good hook to Akerman's body.
Akerman moves out of range of the leg kick from Jaksinen.
Akerman throws a leg kick that misses.
Jaksinen tries to clinch up but Akerman circles away and keeps his distance.
An attempted straight right counter from Akerman misses the target.
Jaksinen fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Akerman manages to avoid it.
Akerman digs a good hook to Jaksinen's body.
Akerman lands with a nice body punch.
Akerman avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman misses with a straight left.
A little jabbing left from Jaksinen on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Good exchange - Akerman coming out on top.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jaksinen loads up on a big right hand but Akerman slips the punch.
Jaksinen throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Akerman misses with a hook. Jaksinen ducked under it nicely.
Jaksinen tries a quick counter leg kick but Akerman is wise to it.
Akerman fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Akerman blocks a leg kick.
Akerman lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Jaksinen bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Jaksinen steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Akerman.
Jaksinen misses with a left hand
and Akerman counters with a nice uppercut.
Linus Akerman is winning the standup battle so far.
Jaksinen on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Jaksinen wants to clinch.
A low kick from Jaksinen misses
enabling Akerman to counter with a crisp jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Akerman misses with a body shot.
Jaksinen throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.

Jaksinen clinches.
Jaksinen is pushing Akerman up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.

Akerman manages to break the clinch.
Akerman checks a leg kick.
A jab lands there for Akerman.
Jaksinen takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Jaksinen is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Akerman.
Akerman tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Despite the aggression on Jaksinen's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Jaksinen on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Akerman throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Jaksinen blocks a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jaksinen manages to avoid it.
Jaksinen misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Akerman.
Good leg kick by Akerman there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Akerman connects with an inside leg kick.
Akerman shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Akerman looks to land a right hand but Jaksinen moved out of range.
Akerman connects with an inside leg kick.
Jaksinen tries to clinch but Akerman is having none of it.
Jaksinen will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
A good leg kick by Jaksinen.
Jaksinen feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Akerman's calf.
Jaksinen tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Akerman manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Akerman lands with a nice body kick.
Akerman scores with a hook.
Akerman misses with a jab, cross combination.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jaksinen.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Linus Akerman dominated that second round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Jaksinen motions for Akerman to come forward. Jaksinen throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jaksinen throws a hook but Akerman blocks it.
Jab by Jaksinen.
Jaksinen has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Akerman finds it's way round the side to connect with Jaksinen's head.
A jab from Jaksinen misses.
Jaksinen scores with a leg kick.
Jaksinen throws an overhand right that lands on Akerman's shoulder, as Akerman tries to avoid the shot.
Akerman looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Jaksinen throws a leg kick that is checked
and Akerman counters with a leg kick.
Akerman keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jaksinen.
Jaksinen lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jaksinen needs to keep his hands up - Akerman had a free shot at his head there.
Akerman uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Jaksinen.
Akerman turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Akerman goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jaksinen misses with a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Akerman jabs at Jaksinen's body.
Jaksinen tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Jaksinen ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Akerman moves away.
Akerman feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Nice cross by Akerman.
Akerman uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jaksinen.
Jaksinen takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Jaksinen tries to clinch but Akerman moves out of range.
Akerman throws a leg kick
and Jaksinen counters with a slapping leg kick.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Jaksinen, as that shot connected.
Jaksinen lands a nice leg kick that just misses Akerman's sensitive parts.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jaksinen 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 Akerman has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Akerman and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Espo Jaksinen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Akerman thumps Jaksinen with a low kick.
Akerman throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Jaksinen throws out a counter right but Akerman avoids it with no problem.
Akerman misses with an uppercut. Jaksinen saw that one coming.
Akerman buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Akerman goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Akerman blocks a jab.
Jaksinen motions for Akerman to come forward. Jaksinen throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Akerman's jab looks to have found its range, popping Jaksinen under the eye.
Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Jaksinen.
Jaksinen 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.
Akerman scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Akerman delivers a nice body kick.
Akerman lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Jaksinen misses with a hook. Akerman ducked under it nicely.
Akerman listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Jaksinen is looking to score with low kicks.
A little feinted left hand from Akerman on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Jaksinen moves in looking to clinch but Akerman pushes him off.
Akerman lands with an uppercut that bounces Jaksinen off the cage and back into range.
Jaksinen throws a leg kick that misses.
Jaksinen has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jaksinen attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Akerman lands the left hand.

Jaksinen is rocked!
A good leg kick by Akerman.
Jaksinen misses with a low kick.
Akerman scores with a jab to the jaw.
Jaksinen is still on wobbly legs! Can Akerman finish him?
Akerman scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Akerman drops Jaksinen with a big left hand! Jaksinen is injured, injured bad! Akerman jumps in and finished him with strikes! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:27 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Linus Akerman!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
89%

 

Event: EVO 317: Obliteratii vs Todd     
Date:   Jun 07, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman and Aleksei Marshal. The crowd seem to be enjoying Marshal's choice of entrance music: ЦельРазгроl. Rumors backstage are that the fighters have been paid to keep it standing but we know that would never happen in MMA!

180 cm
27
177 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
178 cm
31
177 lbs
18 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Heavy handed

KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250

Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 180$)
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Aleksei Marshal!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, William Gold and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A swing and a miss from Akerman.
A clash of legs there as Akerman blocks the low kick.
Marshal misses with a body kick.
Akerman changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Marshal throws a leg kick but Akerman sees it coming and moves out of range.
You can see that Marshal has visibly slowed down as a result of the leg kicks
Marshal throws a leg kick
and Akerman counters with a body kick that stops Marshal in his tracks momentarily.
Akerman fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Akerman checks the leg kick nicely there.
Akerman appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Akerman looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Marshal is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Akerman with a body shot.
Akerman throws a nice outside leg kick.
Akerman lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Marshal darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Akerman thumps Marshal with a low kick.
Marshal looks for the body kick but Akerman saw that one coming.
Aleksei Marshal 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.
Akerman is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Marshal.
Akerman throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Good exchange - Marshal coming out on top.
Akerman lands a slapping body shot.
Akerman misses with a hook. Marshal ducked under it nicely.
Akerman darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Marshal lands with a hook. Akerman tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Akerman scores with a hook to the body. Marshal takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Akerman misses the jab.
Marshal misses with a body kick.
Marshal scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Akerman doesn't seem bothered though.
Akerman moves out of range as Marshal throws a body kick.
Akerman throws a head kick that misses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Akerman throws an overhand right that lands on Marshal's shoulder, as Marshal tries to avoid the shot.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Marshal - that will leave a mark!
A big right from Marshal misses.
It looked like Akerman wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman lands a jab to Marshal's midsection.
Akerman connects with a body shot that sends Marshal's belly button to the back.
Akerman lands a head shot.
Marshal misses with a body kick.
Marshal tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Akerman is able to avoid easily.
Akerman doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Akerman avoids a kick to the body.
Marshal getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Akerman is looking to slow Marshal down with leg kicks.
Akerman tries a head kick but it misses.
Akerman connects with an inside leg kick.
Marshal takes one to the side of the head.
Marshal throws a head kick but Akerman moves out of range.
Akerman looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Marshal pushes Akerman away with a front kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Marshal is looking to score with low kicks.
And Akerman counters with a quick kick to the body but Marshal blocks it.
Marshal ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Akerman moves away.
Marshal looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Akerman lands a two punch combo.

It looks like Aleksei Marshal has been cut.
Marshal pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A shot to the liver by Akerman. Beautiful body shot.
Akerman gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Akerman misses with a few strikes there.
Akerman scores with a jab to the jaw.
Akerman bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A clash of legs there as Marshal blocks the low kick.
Marshal slips under a jab from Akerman.
Marshal is looking to land body kicks.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Marshal throws a front kick that sends Akerman stumbling back into the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman moves out of range as Marshal throws a body kick.
Akerman takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Akerman checks a leg kick.
Akerman scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Marshal displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Akerman throws out the jab.
Marshal feints a counter leg kick.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Marshal crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Akerman - the referee stops the clock and Marshal gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Akerman. Marshal manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
A lazy body kick from Marshal
and Akerman cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Marshal throws the left hand but Akerman avoids the punch easily.
A bone on bone clash there as Akerman blocks the leg kick.
Akerman jabs at Marshal's body.
Marshal scores with a nice body kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A chopping leg kick lands by Marshal.
Marshal swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Marshal takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Linus Akerman dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Aleksei Marshal's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Marshal.
Marshal tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Akerman throws out a leg kick but Marshal moves out of range and Akerman only half commits.
Akerman digs a good hook to Marshal's body.
Marshal throws a lazy uppercut
and Akerman counters with a series of strikes. Marshal will be more careful next time no doubt.

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

Marshal is rocked!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Akerman connects with a solid leg kick.
Marshal is still on wobbly legs! Can Akerman finish him?
Marshal walks straight into a right hand from Akerman - that's dropped him! Akerman jumps into mount and starts pounding away - can he finish?! More strikes go undefended and the referee has to dive in to save Marshal from any more punishment! Marshal complains about the stoppage but falls over as he tries to stand back up, so it was clearly a good stoppage.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:32 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Linus Akerman!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
71%

 

Event: EVO 314: Puno vs Juggernaut     
Date:   May 17, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman and Carney Duffy. The crowd seem to be enjoying Duffy's choice of entrance music: Brawl - Bloody spit. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
27
177 lbs
10 - 4 - 0
183 cm
30
181 lbs
22 - 17 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Carney Duffy!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, William Gold and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Good shot there by Duffy.
Duffy checks a leg kick.
Duffy throws a nice outside leg kick.
Duffy tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Duffy throws a leg kick that misses.
Akerman takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Akerman is looking to land body kicks.
Duffy raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Duffy throws a nice outside leg kick.
Duffy throws a leg kick but Akerman sees it coming and moves out of range.
Akerman dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Duffy. That did some damage!
Akerman throws a right and a left that both miss.
Duffy throws a leg kick but Akerman checks it.
Duffy swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
As Duffy backs away, Akerman returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Akerman looks to land a left hand but Duffy moved out of range nicely.
Akerman takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jab from Akerman.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman takes a swing at Duffy's ribcage but misses.
Akerman connects with a body shot.
Akerman lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Duffy works the jab nicely.
Akerman throws a hook to the side of Duffy's head but Duffy sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Duffy ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Akerman moves away.
Akerman looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Akerman sizes up Duffy with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Akerman.
A clash of legs there as Akerman blocks the low kick.
Akerman connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Akerman lands a leg kick that knocks Duffy off balance momentarily.
Duffy 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.
Akerman throws a nice inside leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Duffy gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Akerman.
A shot to the body from Akerman misses
and Duffy counters with a straight right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A little jabbing left from Duffy on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Duffy showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Akerman.
Duffy ducks under a wild hook from Akerman.
Duffy misses with a straight right.
Duffy misses with a straight right.
Akerman throws a low kick but Duffy avoids it.
Duffy takes a swing at Akerman's ribcage but misses.
Akerman was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Duffy changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Duffy digs a good body shot into Akerman's ribs.
Duffy throws a body punch but Akerman moves out of range.
Duffy keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Duffy misses with a hook. Akerman ducked under it nicely.
Duffy keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Duffy was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Akerman finds it's way through Duffy's defenses.
Akerman is looking to score with low kicks.
Duffy looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Akerman takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Duffy ducks under a wild hook from Akerman.
Duffy's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Akerman connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Duffy scrambles back to his feet.
Duffy slips under a jab.
Akerman misses with a wild body shot.
Duffy is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Duffy misses the jab.
Duffy throws a sloppy head kick
and Akerman counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Duffy ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Akerman moves away.
Akerman keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Akerman throws a hook but Duffy blocks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Duffy wants to land a leg kick but Akerman is out of range.
Akerman misses with a hook. Duffy ducked under it nicely.
Duffy lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Akerman at a distance.
Akerman tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Akerman thows a left - swing and a miss!
Akerman steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Duffy.
Duffy tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Akerman will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Akerman lands with a kick to the temple. Duffy shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Duffy misses with a double jab.
Duffy lands a nice shot to the body.
Akerman chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Duffy can pounce on him.
Akerman takes a shot to the body in his stride.
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 Linus Akerman will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Akerman misses with a low kick.
Duffy lands with a hook. Akerman tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Duffy ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Akerman moves away.
Duffy on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Akerman. Akerman obviously looking to wear him down.
Duffy avoids the head kick by Akerman.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Akerman!
Duffy tries a head kick but it misses.
Akerman swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Duffy takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Akerman scores with a leg kick.
We've been told by Akerman's head coaches at Hunter MMA that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Duffy sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Duffy scores with a hook.
Duffy throws a body punch but Akerman moves out of range.
Akerman throws out a loose jab but Duffy uses good head movement to avoid it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Akerman throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Duffy throws a solid leg kick but Akerman takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Duffy.
Duffy ducks under a wild hook from Akerman.
Akerman works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Duffy misses with a low kick.
Akerman looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Some bone on bone action there as Akerman checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Duffy avoids a kick to the body.
It seemed like Duffy was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Akerman pivots, looking for a leg kick but Duffy is out of range and Akerman settles back down.
Akerman throws a leg kick
and Duffy connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Akerman throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Duffy counters with a right hand to the body.
Duffy lands a nice leg kick that just misses Akerman's sensitive parts.
Akerman throws a nice head kick!
A nice inside leg kick there by Akerman. That's going to slow Duffy down.
Akerman wants to land a leg kick but Duffy is out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Duffy checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Akerman feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Duffy's calf.
Akerman tries to score with a low kick but Duffy moves his leg out of the way.
Despite the aggression on Duffy's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Linus Akerman 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.
A big left from Akerman misses.
Akerman waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Duffy.
Akerman lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Duffy lands a nice shot to the body.
Duffy misses with a low kick.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Duffy 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 Akerman has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Akerman and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Duffy takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Akerman misses with the body kick
letting Duffy counter with a right hand.
Duffy takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Duffy just misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman lands with a shot to the body.
A jab from Akerman finds it's way through Duffy's defenses.
Duffy's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Duffy throws a lazy uppercut
letting Akerman counter with a right hand.
Nice uppercut lands for Akerman. That snapped Duffy's head back.
Akerman swings for the body but Duffy moves out of range.
Duffy tries a quick counter leg kick but Akerman is wise to it.
Akerman uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Duffy.
Duffy takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Duffy avoids the body shot from Akerman.
Akerman misses with an uppercut.
Akerman loads up on a big right hand but Duffy slips the punch.
Akerman misses with a straight right.
Akerman just misses with a punch to the body.
Duffy throws the left hand but Akerman avoids the punch easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Duffy bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Akerman's head.
Akerman throws a nice head kick!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Duffy digs a good hook to Akerman's body.
Akerman throws a low kick but Duffy moves out of range easily.
Akerman thuds his right hand into Duffy's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Akerman looks to throw the jab but Duffy is out of range.
Duffy tries a quick counter leg kick but Akerman is wise to it.
Duffy misses with a double jab.
Donk. Duffy catches Akerman right on the button with a cross.
Duffy lands a nice shot to the body.
Duffy finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Akerman throwing a counter right hand but Duffy manages to avoid it.
Akerman lands a nice leg kick that just misses Duffy's sensitive parts.
Akerman misses with a right hand
and Duffy counters with a nice uppercut.
Duffy chopping away at his opponent's legs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Linus Akerman dominated that second round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Akerman cracks the inside of Duffy's front leg.
Linus Akerman is winning the standup battle so far.
Akerman thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Duffy if he has to take too many more of those.
Akerman uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Duffy.
Duffy is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Akerman.
Akerman throws a sloppy body shot
and Duffy counters with a thumping low kick.
A chopping leg kick lands by Akerman.
Akerman misses with a hook.
Duffy counters with a body kick.
Akerman connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Duffy attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman cracks a nice hook into Duffy's ribs.
Akerman pivots, looking for a leg kick but Duffy is out of range and Akerman settles back down.
Akerman turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Duffy blocks a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman is looking to chop away at Duffy's legs.
Akerman slips under a jab from Duffy.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Akerman lands a nice leg kick that just misses Duffy's sensitive parts.
Akerman misses with an uppercut
and Duffy counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Akerman drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Duffy lands a jab to the head.
Akerman on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Duffy. Duffy obviously looking to wear him down.
Duffy cracks Akerman with a good jab.
Akerman lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Duffy throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Akerman makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Akerman scores with a spinning back kick!
A slapping leg kick lands for Akerman.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Akerman pivots, looking for a leg kick but Duffy is out of range and Akerman settles back down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Duffy slips a straight right by Akerman.
A good leg kick by Duffy.
Akerman misses with a low kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Duffy! But no joy.
Akerman takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Akerman misses with a few strikes there.
Duffy misses with a leg kick.
Duffy works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
A jab from Akerman misses.
Duffy throws a body punch but Akerman moves out of range.
An inside leg kick from Akerman misses.
Duffy throws a good cross that connects.
Akerman wants to land a leg kick but Duffy is out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Duffy lands a leg kick that knocks Akerman off balance momentarily.
Good work by Akerman as he checks the leg kick.
Duffy displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Akerman throws out the jab.
Duffy was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Akerman lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Duffy jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Duffy lands a nice shot to the body.
Duffy on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
A combination from Duffy does no damage.
Duffy misses with a left hand
enabling Akerman to counter with a crisp jab.
A low kick from Duffy is predictable there
enabling Akerman to counter with a crisp jab.
Duffy closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Duffy ducks right into an uppercut from Akerman.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Akerman moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman looks to throw the jab but Duffy is out of range.
Duffy ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Akerman throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Akerman avoids the body shot from Duffy.
Duffy lunges at Akerman with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Akerman's hand.
Akerman takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Duffy takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Akerman throws a right hand that misses
and Duffy counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Akerman misses the shot to the body.
Duffy looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Duffy checks a low kick from Akerman.
Akerman scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Duffy avoids the body shot from Akerman.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Linus Akerman did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Duffy throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Akerman scores with a leg kick.
Akerman throws a shot from downtown. Duffy moves away and avoids it.
Akerman tried to score with a low kick but Duffy checks it.
Duffy uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Akerman.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Duffy! But no joy.
Akerman throws a right hand that misses
and Duffy counters with an outside leg kick.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Duffy might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Akerman has got the better of the exchanges.
Duffy looks to land a left hand but Akerman moved out of range nicely.
Akerman fires out a quick counter leg kick but Duffy just manages to avoid it.
Duffy throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Akerman blocks a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman scores with a nice head shot.
A shot to the body from Akerman misses
and Duffy counters with a nice uppercut.
Duffy throws a lazy right hand but Akerman sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
It looked like Akerman wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Akerman smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman catches Duffy with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Duffy uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Akerman.
Akerman throws a lazy body kick
and Duffy counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A telegraphed right hand from Akerman misses the target.
Akerman works Duffy's body with a nice hook.
Duffy throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Akerman sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Akerman slips under a jab.
Akerman throws a lazy uppercut
and Duffy makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Duffy fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Akerman is out of range.
Duffy looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Duffy defending well as Akerman loads up on a big left hand.
Duffy on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Duffy.
Akerman misses with a left hand
and Duffy connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Akerman thows a left - swing and a miss!
Duffy throws a nice inside leg kick.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Akerman.
Akerman fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Duffy manages to avoid it.
Akerman throws a nice inside leg kick.
Akerman misses with a body shot
and Duffy counters with an inside leg kick.
Duffy looks to land a left hand but Akerman moved out of range nicely.
A low kick from Akerman is predictable there
and Duffy counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Akerman thinking.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Akerman 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.
Akerman throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Duffy just misses with a punch to the body.
Akerman lunges at Duffy with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Duffy's hand.
Duffy throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Duffy has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Akerman.
Akerman throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Duffy sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Duffy moves out of range as Akerman throws a body kick.
Akerman misses with a kick to the body
and Duffy counters with a straight right hand.
Akerman jabs Duffy right on the nose. Duffy blinks but takes it well.
Duffy throws a leg kick
and Akerman counters with a straight right hand.
Duffy thows a body kick. Akerman tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Akerman uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Duffy.
Duffy bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Duffy throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Akerman sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Duffy uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Akerman.
Akerman waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Duffy.
Akerman misses with a hook
letting Duffy counter with a right hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Duffy swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Jab, jab by Akerman - just one landing.
Duffy fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Akerman manages to avoid it.
Akerman feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Akerman throws a wild body kick that Duffy sees coming a mile off.
Duffy connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Duffy fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Duffy throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Akerman has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Duffy.
Akerman works Duffy's body with a nice hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Carney Duffy dominated that fourth round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Duffy is looking to land body kicks.
Akerman tried to counter with a leg kick but Duffy avoided it.
Akerman lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
A solid leg kick lands there for Duffy.
Akerman moves out of range of the body kick.
Akerman throwing a counter right hand but Duffy manages to avoid it.
Akerman 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.
Akerman connects with a jab.
Akerman will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Akerman misses with a looping right.
A big left from Akerman misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Duffy tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Nice body punch from Akerman.
Akerman misses with a left hand
and Duffy connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman throws a shot from downtown. Duffy moves away and avoids it.
Duffy swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Akerman lands with an overhand left.
A solid leg kick lands there for Akerman.
Akerman takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Akerman tries a head kick but it misses.
Duffy fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Akerman.
A telegraphed right hand from Akerman misses the target.
Some bone on bone action there as Duffy checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
It seemed like Duffy was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Akerman waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Duffy.
Duffy lands with a thumping leg kick.
Akerman shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Duffy has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Akerman connects with a crisp jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Akerman connects with a nice looking jab.
Akerman lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Left hook, right uppercut from Duffy.
Akerman attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Akerman throws a low kick, looking for Duffy's leg but Duffy calmly moves out of range.
Duffy throws an overhand right that lands on Akerman's shoulder, as Akerman tries to avoid the shot.
It appears Akerman was looking to counter with a kick there.
Akerman shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Duffy eats them both and turns towards Akerman to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.

Duffy is rocked!
Duffy fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Akerman checks it well.
Duffy is still on wobbly legs! Can Akerman finish him?
Akerman throws a leg kick
enabling Duffy to counter with a crisp jab.
Akerman tried to score with a low kick but Duffy checks it.
Duffy swings for the body but Akerman moves out of range.
Duffy keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Duffy seems to have recovered his senses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman thows a left - swing and a miss!
Akerman pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Duffy is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
A nice leg kick lands there from Duffy.
Duffy looks to throw the jab but Akerman is out of range.
Akerman moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Duffy ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A countering left hand to the body from Duffy misses.
Duffy moves out of range of the body kick.
Duffy connects with a high kick.
Duffy fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Akerman manages to avoid it.
Akerman throws a quick counter head kick but Duffy was just out of range.
Duffy has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Akerman.
Akerman connects with a looping right hand.
Duffy with a jab.
Linus Akerman is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Akerman jabs Duffy to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Akerman shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Nice shot by Akerman.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nice defenses there by Akerman.
Akerman misses with a straight right.
A jab from Akerman finds it's way through Duffy's defenses.
Duffy avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Carney Duffy has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Duffy walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Akerman misses with a body shot.
Akerman throws a sloppy head kick and Duffy moves out of range easily.
Duffy unleashes a big counter combination but Akerman bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Akerman misses with a body kick.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 49:46
Judge William Gold scores the fight 49:46
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Linus Akerman!
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Event: EVO 304: Bashorov vs Kakoullis     
Date:   Mar 18, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Artur Wolny and Linus Akerman. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

179 cm
25
180 lbs
12 - 2 - 0
180 cm
26
177 lbs
10 - 3 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Artur Wolny!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Phil Schofield and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Wolny lands with a kick to the temple. Akerman shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Akerman lands a nice leg kick that just misses Wolny's sensitive parts.
Wolny connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Akerman momentarily.
Akerman 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.
Akerman checks a low kick from Wolny.
Akerman swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Wolny.
Wolny has been working on his boxing with his coaches at School Of Fighting in the buildup to the fight.
A jab from Wolny does it's job there.
Wolny throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Wolny looks to land a left hand but Akerman moved out of range nicely.
A jab from Wolny misses.
Wolny cracks Akerman with an open hand slap.
Akerman misses with a right hand
and Wolny connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Artur Wolny seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Wolny lands a nice hook to Akerman's body. Akerman takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Akerman thows a leg kick but Wolny checks it
and Wolny counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Akerman uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Wolny.
Wolny slips under a jab from Akerman.
Wolny loads up on a big right hand but Akerman slips the punch.
Akerman swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Wolny throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Akerman counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Wolny throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Akerman sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Nice body punch from Wolny.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman misses with a wild body shot.
Wolny tries to land a body kick
and Akerman counters with a leg kick.
Wolny blocks a low kick nicely.
Akerman tries a head kick but it misses.
Wolny tries to land a front kick but Akerman steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Wolny misses with a wild combination.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Akerman.
Akerman thuds his right hand into Wolny's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Wolny looks to throw the jab but Akerman is out of range.
Akerman throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Akerman showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Wolny.
Wolny cracks Akerman with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Wolny with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wolny misses with an uppercut
enabling Akerman to counter with a crisp jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Akerman is looking to score with low kicks.
Wolny punishes Akerman's body with a nice straight punch.
Wolny pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Wolny stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Akerman.
Wolny ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Akerman moves away.
Akerman looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Akerman ducks right into an uppercut from Wolny.
Akerman throws a jab when Wolny was well out of range.
Wolny looks to land a combination but Akerman avoids it well.
Akerman thinks about the counter body kick.
Wolny throws a hook to the side of Akerman's head but Akerman sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Wolny looks to land a right hand but Akerman moved out of range.
A nice leg kick lands there from Akerman.
Wolny takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Wolny fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Akerman looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Akerman scores with a nice strike.
Akerman pushes Wolny away with a front kick.
Wolny scores with a push kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wolny throws a hook but Akerman avoids it easily.
Akerman only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Akerman misses the shot to the body.
Akerman blocks the body kick.
Akerman throws out a counter right but Wolny avoids it with no problem.
The fighters circling - Wolny throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Wolny throws a right and a left that both miss.
Akerman connects with a crisp jab.
A jab from Wolny misses.
Wolny ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Akerman blocks a jab.
Wolny throws a body shot but no joy.
Akerman defending well as Wolny loads up on a big left hand.
Wolny throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Akerman swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Wolny misses the shot to the body.
Wolny slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Wolny misses with a few strikes there.
Akerman scores with a kick to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman slips a jab from Wolny.
Wolny throws a hook but Akerman avoids it easily.
Akerman staying out of range there.
Wolny throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Despite the aggression on Akerman's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
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!
Akerman doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Akerman lands a glancing blow to the side of Wolny's head.
Wolny swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Akerman throws the left hand but Wolny avoids the punch easily.
Akerman moves out of range as Wolny strikes.
Wolny ducks under a wild hook from Akerman.
Wolny throws out a loose jab but Akerman uses good head movement to avoid it.
Wolny uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Akerman.
Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Wolny.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A head kick misses from Wolny.
Wolny on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Akerman. Akerman obviously looking to wear him down.
Wolny throws an overhand right that lands on Akerman's shoulder, as Akerman tries to avoid the shot.
A nice side step and Akerman releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Wolny blocks a leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Akerman looks to land a right hand but Wolny moved out of range.
Akerman uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Wolny.
Wolny misses with a body punch
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Wolny.
Akerman throws out a counter right but Wolny avoids it with no problem.
Akerman is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Wolny.
Akerman misses with an uppercut.
Akerman looks to throw the jab but Wolny is out of range.
Wolny swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Nice shot by Akerman.
Akerman slips a jab from Wolny.
Wolny connects with a crisp jab.
Akerman clobbers Wolny with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman moves out of range of the strikes.
Akerman throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Wolny dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Akerman. That did some damage!
Wolny gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Akerman counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
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!
Wolny misses with a leg kick
and Akerman counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A big left from Wolny misses.
Wolny scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Wolny will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Akerman takes a swing at Wolny's ribcage but misses.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Wolny.
Wolny swings for the body but Akerman moves out of range.
Wolny misses with a hook. Akerman ducked under it nicely.
Akerman slips under a jab.
Akerman feints a counter leg kick.
Akerman uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Wolny.
Akerman only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Akerman throws a jab but it's blocked by Wolny.
Wolny scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Wolny 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.
Akerman throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Wolny connects with a body shot that sends Akerman's belly button to the back.
Wolny throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Akerman avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Wolny misses with a straight right.
Akerman tries a quick counter leg kick but Wolny is wise to it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wolny lands a leg kick that knocks Akerman off balance momentarily.
Akerman is looking to slow Wolny down with leg kicks.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Wolny throws a body shot but no joy.
Wolny is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Akerman takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Wolny connects with a body shot.
Akerman ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Akerman misses the jab.
Wolny swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A shot to the body from Wolny misses
and Akerman counters with a stiff right hand.

It looks like Artur Wolny has been cut.
Akerman throws the kick towards the body but Wolny avoids it.
Wolny throwing a counter right hand but Akerman manages to avoid it.
Wolny pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Wolny bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Akerman's head.
Akerman lands with a thumping leg kick.
Akerman throws a body shot but no joy.
Akerman throws a front kick aimed at Wolny's knee but Wolny avoids it well.
Akerman lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Akerman misses the shot to the body.
Wolny on the wrong end of a nice hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman misses with a looping right.
Wolny throws a body kick that misses.
Wolny lands a nice hook to Akerman's body. Akerman takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Akerman throws a jab when Wolny was well out of range.
Wolny throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Akerman throws a leg kick but Wolny sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Akerman takes a kick to the side of the head.
Wolny thuds his shin into the meat of Akerman's side.
Wolny misses with a few strikes there.
Nice jab there from Wolny.
Akerman misses with a body shot.
Nice shot lands for Wolny.
Wolny walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Akerman checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Akerman lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Akerman takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
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!
Wolny throws a lazy right hand but Akerman sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Akerman tries a quick counter leg kick but Wolny is wise to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman throws a body shot but no joy.
Wolny fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Akerman manages to avoid it.
Akerman scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Wolny connects with a nice looking jab.
Wolny slips a straight right by Akerman.
Akerman finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Akerman misses with an uppercut.
Akerman misses with a left hand
and Wolny counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Akerman takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Akerman might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Wolny has got the better of the exchanges.
Akerman lands a lovely overhand right.
Wolny uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Akerman.
Wolny was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Akerman tried to score with a low kick but Wolny checks it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Wolny scores with a kick to the body.
Wolny is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Akerman.
Wolny takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Akerman fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Wolny manages to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Artur Wolny will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Artur Wolny'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!


Akerman throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Wolny throws a jab when Akerman was well out of range.
Akerman throws a leg kick but Wolny sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Akerman moves out of range as Wolny strikes.
Wolny walks into a stiff left hand from Akerman.
Artur Wolny is winning the standup battle so far.
Akerman misses with an uppercut
and Wolny counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Wolny lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Akerman looks to land a right hand but Wolny moved out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Wolny misses the target.
Wolny uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Wolny steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Akerman.
Wolny chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Akerman can pounce on him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wolny cracks Akerman with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Wolny throws a leg kick but Akerman sees it coming and moves out of range.
Akerman moves out of range of the strikes.
Akerman throws an overhand right that lands on Wolny's shoulder, as Wolny tries to avoid the shot.
Wolny looks to throw the jab but Akerman is out of range.
Akerman throws a front kick aimed at Wolny's knee but Wolny avoids it well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman scores with a head kick. Wolny tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Wolny checks the leg kick nicely there.
Akerman throws a head kick but Wolny moves out of range.
Good exchange - Wolny coming out on top.
Akerman bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Wolny jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
A slapping body kick lands there for Akerman.
Akerman moves out of range as Wolny strikes.
Wolny thuds a left hand into Akerman's body.
Akerman misses with a body shot.
Wolny ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Akerman moves away.
Akerman checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Akerman lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Wolny circles away quickly and effectively.
Akerman misses with a lunging right hand
and Wolny counters with an outside leg kick.
Akerman takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Linus Akerman has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Wolny throws the left hand but Akerman avoids the punch easily.
Akerman throws a low kick but Wolny avoids it.
Wolny avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Wolny throws a body shot but no joy.
Akerman takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Wolny just misses with a punch to the body.
Wolny throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Akerman throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Wolny slips under a jab.
Wolny was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Akerman misses with a body kick.
Wolny cracks Akerman with an open hand slap.
Akerman does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Wolny crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Akerman - the referee stops the clock and Wolny gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Akerman. Wolny manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Wolny blocks a leg kick.
Akerman uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Wolny.
Akerman throws a hook but Wolny blocks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Wolny's corner calls for a 1-2. Wolny obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Wolny bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Wolny throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Wolny stalks Akerman and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Akerman's face. Akerman staggers backwards, shaken.
Akerman moves out of range as Wolny throws a body kick.
Akerman swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Wolny throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
It seemed like Akerman was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Wolny tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Wolny.
A big left from Akerman misses.
Wolny is looking to counter punch.
Akerman has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Wolny finds it's way round the side to connect with Akerman's head.
Wolny moves out of range as Akerman throws a body kick.
Wolny throws a quick inside leg kick.
Wolny throws a quick inside leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wolny misses with an uppercut. Akerman saw that one coming.
It seemed like Akerman was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Akerman finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Akerman throws a body shot but no joy.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Akerman defending well as Wolny loads up on a big left hand.
Akerman misses with a straight left.
A looping hook to the body misses from Wolny. Akerman does a little dance to reset his feet.
Akerman misses with a left hand
and Akerman takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Akerman moves away from the strike by Wolny.
Artur Wolny is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Wolny walks into a straight right hand from Akerman.
A slapping body kick lands there for Akerman.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Wolny gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Akerman counters with a slapping leg kick.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Wolny checks a leg kick.
Akerman blocks a jab.
Akerman misses with a wild combination.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Artur Wolny!
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
77%

 

Event: CFC 414     
Date:   Dec 24, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Aleksander Kawulski and Linus Akerman. Kawulski comes into the arena with DMX - Slippin' blaring out of the sound system. Linus Akerman has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

181 cm
27
180 lbs
17 - 6 - 0
180 cm
25
177 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Aleksander Kawulski!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
The judges for this bout are Hirohito Nitta, Yuuki Gou and Yasuomi Hirokawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Akerman looks to throw the jab but Kawulski is out of range.
Aleksander Kawulski seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A telegraphed right hand from Kawulski misses the target.
Kawulski dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A jab from Kawulski misses.
Akerman walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Akerman doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Akerman 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.
Kawulski throws a hook but Akerman blocks it.
Kawulski blocks the body kick.
Kawulski has his takedown stuffed
and Akerman counters with a straight right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kawulski throws a series of punches but Akerman moves out of range.
Kawulski throws a lazy uppercut
and Akerman counters with a slapping leg kick.
Kawulski has been working on his boxing with his coaches at School Of Fighting in the buildup to the fight.
Kawulski missing with a left hand there. Akerman was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kawulski fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Akerman manages to avoid it.
Akerman connects with a leg kick. Kawulski looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A big right from Kawulski misses.
Akerman cracks the inside of Kawulski's front leg.

Kawulski fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Akerman sprawls well initially but Kawulski persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Akerman looks like he's trying to stand up.
Akerman slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Kawulski throwing strikes from guard but Akerman blocks nicely.
Kawulski makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Kawulski wants to control from the top but Akerman keeps moving.
Kawulski won't allow Akerman to get back to his feet.
Kawulski controlling from the top position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kawulski missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Kawulski showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Akerman is looking to stand up but Kawulski isn't so interested in that idea.
Kawulski missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Akerman holds on and takes a little breather.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Kawulski stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Akerman swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Kawulski stands and throws Akerman's legs to the side, diving into side control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman tries to improve position but can't.
Akerman dodges the ground and pound from Kawulski.
Kawulski working the ground and pound.
Akerman tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Kawulski tries to move into full mount but can't pass Akerman's legs.
Kawulski scores with punches from side control.
Kawulski wants to lay and pray for a moment but Akerman keeps working.
Akerman tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kawulski taking a break here but Akerman is having none of it and regains half guard.
Kawulski slips a nice elbow through Akerman's hands, connecting with Akerman's forehead.
Kawulski prevents Akerman from standing back up.
Kawulski scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Kawulski moves nicely into side control.
Akerman is not content to let Kawulski control the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Kawulski scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Akerman to see if he's OK.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kawulski checks a leg kick.
Kawulski cracks Akerman with an open hand slap.
Akerman thuds a left hand into Kawulski's body.
Kawulski throws a poor cross that misses
and Akerman finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
A jab from Kawulski finds it's way through Akerman's defenses.
Akerman on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Kawulski misses with a right hand
and Akerman counters with a straight right hand.
Kawulski keeps the fight on the outside.
Kawulski shoots for a double leg takedown but Akerman sprawls well. He's pushed Kawulski's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Akerman! But no joy.

Kawulski shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Kawulski showed some decent athleticism there.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Akerman is trying to stand.
Akerman desperately trying to maintain half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Kawulski is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Akerman trying to control but Kawulski postures up.
Akerman moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Kawulski won't allow Akerman to sweep him here.
Kawulski wants to control from the top but Akerman keeps moving.
Kawulski scoring with punches to the head and body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Kawulski is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Akerman is looking to stand up but Kawulski isn't so interested in that idea.
Kawulski wants to pass the guard but Akerman is keeping the position.
Kawulski is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Kawulski cracks Akerman with a solid left hand.
Kawulski is pushing down on Akerman's leg trying to pass to half guard. Akerman is fighting to maintain full guard but Kawulski has managed to sneak the leg through.
Kawulski is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kawulski stops Akerman from getting back to his feet.
Akerman tries to roll over but Kawulski keeps him under control.
Kawulski is nestled in close to Akerman, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Akerman is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Kawulski lands a nice short elbow.
Still in half guard, Kawulski seems content to control.
Akerman is refusing to be controlled, as Kawulski sits in half guard.
Akerman is looking to improve his position.
Kawulski missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kawulski trying to control the action but Akerman is working from the bottom.
Kawulski is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Akerman is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Akerman is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Akerman is refusing to be controlled, as Kawulski sits in half guard.
Kawulski is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Kawulski thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Akerman desperately trying to maintain half guard.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Kawulski connects with a nice short shot to Akerman's temple.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Akerman uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kawulski.
Akerman tries a low kick but Kawulski avoids it.
Kawulski moves out of range of the body kick.
Kawulski throws a jab but it's blocked by Akerman.
As Kawulski backs off Akerman throws a huge counter combo but Kawulski manages to avoid it all.
Kawulski swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kawulski moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Kawulski takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Decent striking displayed by Kawulski there.
Kawulski throws a shot from downtown. Akerman moves away and avoids it.
Kawulski is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Akerman can do to turn this around?
Kawulski throws a jab but it's blocked by Akerman.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Akerman - that will leave a mark!
Kawulski with a lazy takedown attempt
and Akerman connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kawulski fails to land with a series of punches.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Kawulski.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman lands a nice shot that snaps Kawulski's head back.
Linus Akerman seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kawulski takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Kawulski is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Kawulski drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Kawulski digs a good body shot into Akerman's ribs.
Akerman scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Akerman drops his hands momentarily and Kawulski takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Akerman takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Kawulski takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Kawulski throws out a loose jab but Akerman uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kawulski waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Akerman.
Kawulski looks to throw the jab but Akerman is out of range.
Linus Akerman has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman defending well as Kawulski loads up on a big left hand.
Akerman bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Kawulski's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Akerman connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Kawulski scrambles back to his feet.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kawulski moves away from the strike by Akerman.
Kawulski misses with a jab, cross combination.
Akerman flicks out a counter leg kick but Kawulski steps away.
Kawulski misses with a takedown attempt
enabling Akerman to counter with a crisp jab.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Aleksander Kawulski. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Akerman misses with the combination.
Kawulski checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Akerman throws a leg kick but Kawulski moved away.
Linus Akerman is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Kawulski closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Akerman to the mat! Akerman manages to get full guard.
Akerman wants to get back to his feet but he's too absorbed in his own little project and Kawulski manages to pass to side control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Akerman wants to improve his position but Kawulski is controlling well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kawulski winds up and cracks Akerman with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Aleksander Kawulski overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Kawulski trying to control from half guard but Akerman is working away.
Akerman avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Kawulski.
Kawulski landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Kawulski working Akerman over with strikes.
Kawulski missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Aleksander Kawulski is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kawulski slows the pace down in half guard.
Akerman is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Kawulski stops Akerman from getting back to his feet.
Akerman misses with some strikes from the bottom.
Kawulski is trying to control. Akerman wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Linus Akerman.
I think Kawulski 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 Hirohito Nitta scores the fight 29:28
Judge Yuuki Gou scores the fight 30:27
Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Aleksander Kawulski!

Aleksander Kawulski decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
39%

 

Event: CFC 404 TOKYO     
Date:   Oct 29, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman and Nakki Fakiiri. Fakiiri has chosen Notta TERVE! as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
25
177 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
182 cm
31
175 lbs
22 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250

Perkele!
Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Nakki Fakiiri!
The judges for this bout are Kenichi Hosakawa, Shirou Masuda and Tatsuya Matsuyama.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fakiiri misses with a left hand
and Fakiiri takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Fakiiri throws a series of strikes that have Akerman backpedaling.

It looks like Linus Akerman has been cut.
A looping hook to the body misses from Akerman. Fakiiri does a little dance to reset his feet.
Fakiiri scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Akerman just misses with a punch to the body.
Fakiiri needs to keep his hands up - Akerman had a free shot at his head there.
Fakiiri darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Akerman connects with a body shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Fakiiri lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Akerman circles away quickly and effectively.
Fakiiri misses with a right hand
and Akerman makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Akerman throws a looping overhand right but Fakiiri ducks down to avoid it.
Fakiiri is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Akerman scores with a body shot.
Fakiiri has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Fakiiri checks a leg kick.
Fakiiri bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Akerman's head backwards.
Nakki Fakiiri seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Fakiiri throws a body kick that misses
and Akerman counters with a body kick that stops Fakiiri in his tracks momentarily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fakiiri misses with a head kick.
Fakiiri connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Fakiiri chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Akerman avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Akerman pushes Fakiiri away with a front kick.

Akerman gets a clinch.
Fakiiri throws an elbow but it misses.
Akerman blocks an uppercut.
Akerman can't find room to land a body shot as Fakiiri controls the action.
Akerman misses with a punch on the inside.
Fakiiri swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Fakiiri misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Fakiiri doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Fakiiri misses with a hook from the clinch.
Fakiiri lands a body punch.
Fakiiri presses Akerman against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Akerman is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fakiiri misses with a short punch on the inside.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Akerman.

Fakiiri breaks from the clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Fakiiri walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Akerman checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Akerman throws a quick counter kick to the body but Fakiiri avoids it.
Fakiiri moves out of range as Akerman throws a body kick.
Fakiiri tried to score with a low kick but Akerman checks it.
Fakiiri tests Akerman's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Fakiiri walks into a jab.
Fakiiri scores with a nice strike.
Nice defenses there by Fakiiri.
Akerman throws a front kick aimed at Fakiiri's knee but Fakiiri avoids it well.
Fakiiri throws out a counter right but Akerman avoids it with no problem.

Akerman takes the fight into the clinch.
A nice left hand lands by Akerman.
Fakiiri blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Akerman fails to land.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Akerman.
Akerman blocks an uppercut.
Akerman has Fakiiri pressed against the cage, preventing Fakiiri from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Fakiiri misses with a body punch.
Akerman swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Fakiiri working aggressively here.

Akerman's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Akerman stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Fakiiri.
Fakiiri keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Akerman.
A head kick from Akerman lands but Fakiiri takes it in his stride.
Fakiiri lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Akerman at a distance.
Fakiiri moves out of range as Akerman strikes.
Fakiiri appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.

Akerman gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Fakiiri fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman has Fakiiri pushed against the cage.
Fakiiri throws a head punch that misses.
Akerman misses with a short punch on the inside.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Fakiiri.

Fakiiri manages to break the clinch.

Akerman has managed to clinch.
Akerman misses with a hook from the clinch.
Akerman lands with a light punch inside.
Fakiiri jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Akerman walks away with a smile on his face. Fakiiri gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Akerman on the wrong end of a kick to the body.

Fakiiri closes the distance and clinches.
Fakiiri throws a punch but it's blocked by Akerman.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Akerman misses with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Fakiiri.
A body shot lands from Fakiiri.
Fakiiri 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.

That was a close round but I would say that Linus Akerman will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Linus Akerman's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Akerman lands a slapping body shot.
Fakiiri digs a good hook to Akerman's body.
Fakiiri moves out of range of the strikes.
Fakiiri tries a quick counter leg kick but Akerman is wise to it.
Akerman swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fakiiri was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Akerman ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fakiiri moves away.
A jab from Akerman does it's job there.
Akerman misses with a wild body shot.
Akerman throws a leg kick that is checked
and Fakiiri counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Fakiiri lands a jab to Akerman's midsection.
Fakiiri with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Akerman takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Jab by Fakiiri.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Fakiiri scores with a jab.

Fakiiri gets a clinch.
Akerman blocking some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman blocks an elbow strike.
Akerman throws a punch but it's blocked by Fakiiri.
Akerman working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Fakiiri fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Fakiiri pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Fakiiri ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Akerman avoids a punch combination nicely.
Fakiiri fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Akerman throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Akerman scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
A swing and a miss from Fakiiri.
A swing and a miss from Fakiiri.
Fakiiri keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fakiiri misses with an uppercut.
Akerman misses with a hook
and Fakiiri counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Akerman waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Fakiiri.
Akerman throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fakiiri tries to counter with a clinch but Akerman shakes him off and moves away.
Akerman staying out of range there.
That kick from Fakiiri tenderised Akerman's leg. Akerman is trying to keep his angry face on.
Nakki Fakiiri seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Akerman throws a sloppy body shot
and Fakiiri counters with a low kick, right behind Akerman 's knee.
Fakiiri lands with a cross.
Fakiiri misses with an uppercut. Akerman saw that one coming.
Akerman avoids the head kick by Fakiiri.
Akerman is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Fakiiri.
Fakiiri attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
And Akerman counters with a quick kick to the body but Fakiiri blocks it.
Akerman jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Akerman thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A low kick from Fakiiri is predictable there
and Akerman cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Akerman throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Fakiiri appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Fakiiri lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
A solid leg kick lands there for Fakiiri.

Fakiiri clinches up with Akerman and pushes him back against the cage.
Akerman lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Fakiiri backwards.
Akerman lands a body punch.
Akerman swings wildly with an uppercut but Fakiiri uses good head movement to avoid it.

Fakiiri breaks from the clinch.
Akerman gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Fakiiri bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Akerman's head.
Fakiiri with a jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Fakiiri throws a chopping leg kick but Akerman manages to avoid taking any serious damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fakiiri throws a jab but it's blocked by Akerman.
Akerman throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fakiiri misses with a hook
and Fakiiri takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Fakiiri throws a nice inside leg kick.
Fakiiri scores with a jab to the jaw.
Fakiiri misses with a hook. Akerman ducked under it nicely.
Fakiiri lands an overhand right.
Fakiiri takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Good exchange - Akerman coming out on top.
Fakiiri throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Fakiiri throws a hook to the side of Akerman's head but Akerman sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Fakiiri throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Fakiiri throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Fakiiri uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Akerman.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nakki Fakiiri showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Linus Akerman's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Nice defenses there by Fakiiri.
Nice jab there from Akerman.
Fakiiri will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Akerman uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Fakiiri.
Akerman tries to land a front kick but Fakiiri steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Jab by Fakiiri.
Fakiiri scores with a kick to the midsection.
Akerman lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Fakiiri throws a leg kick
and Akerman counters with a lovely straight right hand!

Fakiiri is rocked!
Akerman fakes a right and follows up with a big left that drops Fakiiri to one knee - oooooh, he's wobbly! Fakiiri looks to clinch but Akerman throws him off and pummels him into the canvas! Fakiiri taps out under the strikes! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:45 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Strikes). Linus Akerman!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
78%

 

Event: CFC 394     
Date:   Sep 23, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Dan Gombos and Linus Akerman. Dan Gombos is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

189 cm
25
178 lbs
12 - 7 - 0
180 cm
24
177 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Dan Gombos!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
The judges for this bout are Gregory Folan, Steve Smith and Elvis Blanc.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Akerman fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Akerman misses with an uppercut. Gombos saw that one coming.
Gombos swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Gombos throws a hook to the side of Akerman's head but Akerman sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Gombos cracks Akerman with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Gombos dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Akerman lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Akerman tries to close the distance and clinch up but Gombos swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Gombos throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Nice jab there from Akerman.
Akerman lands a jab.
Akerman is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gombos.
Gombos misses with an uppercut.
Akerman misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gombos.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A cross from Akerman lands.

Gombos drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Gombos slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.

Gombos tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman is trying to buck Gombos off.

Gombos tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Gombos has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!

Gombos thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Akerman wants to control but Gombos postures up.

Gombos thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
You can see the frustration on Akerman's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Akerman is looking to regain half guard here but Gombos keeps moving and retains side control.

Gombos tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Akerman is looking to regain half guard here but Gombos keeps moving and retains side control.

Gombos tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.

Gombos goes for an armbar here - this could be all over! But no, Akerman has escaped beautifully and is now on top in side control! Oh, that's unlucky for Gombos but great work by Akerman.
Gombos is trying to improve his position.
Akerman tries to move into full mount but can't pass Gombos's legs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gombos is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Gombos is working hard here to advance position.
Akerman is looking to take a break and control but Gombos is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Akerman tries to advance to mount but can't.
Gombos tries to buck Akerman off but Akerman is having none of it.
Gombos wants to control but Akerman postures up.

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.

Akerman stands up.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gombos. Akerman does a little dance to reset his feet.
Akerman lands with a hook. Gombos tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Gombos fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Akerman manages to avoid it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Akerman! But no joy.
Gombos takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Dan Gombos seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gombos swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gombos jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Donk. Akerman catches Gombos right on the button with a cross.
Akerman avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Gombos takes a swing at Akerman's ribcage but misses.
A nice side step and Akerman releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Gombos digs a good body shot into Akerman's ribs.
A jab from Gombos does it's job there.
Gombos lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Akerman dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Akerman avoids the body shot from Gombos.
It seemed like Akerman was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Akerman throws the left hand but Gombos avoids the punch easily.
Gombos pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gombos keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gombos misses the body punch
and Akerman counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Akerman lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Gombos misses the body punch
and Gombos takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Gombos throws a big shot that misses.
Gombos moves into range and connects with a jab.
Gombos takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Akerman.
Akerman throws a jab when Gombos was well out of range.
Akerman ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

Gombos throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Akerman was covering up waiting for the punch and Gombos finishes the takedown easily into guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gombos trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman looking to control.
Akerman wants to sweep but no luck.
Akerman is adopting a defensive guard.
Gombos passes easily into side control. Nice work.

Gombos wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Akerman, who protects the arm well.

Gombos is trying to get an arm triangle but Akerman is defending well.

Gombos goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Akerman rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Gombos's guard! Nice work there by Akerman!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Gombos is proving hard to escape from.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Akerman is stalling in the full guard.
Dan Gombos overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Gombos trying to keep a closed guard but Akerman is proving a slippery customer.
Gombos working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Akerman.
Gombos being controlled here, momentarily.
Gombos 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.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Akerman postures up.
Akerman not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Gombos is pulling down on Akerman's head. It's preventing any offense from Akerman, at least for the moment.
Gombos is trying to control the position from the bottom.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Gombos throws a shot to the body.
Linus Akerman seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Gombos punishes Akerman's body with a nice straight punch.
A jab from Akerman finds it's way through Gombos's defenses.
Akerman takes a jab right on the kisser.
Gombos misses with a hook to the body
letting Akerman counter with a right hand.
Gombos misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Akerman.
Gombos cracks a nice hook into Akerman's ribs.
Gombos takes a body punch but keeps moving.
A jab from Akerman finds it's way through Gombos's defenses.
A cross from Gombos lands.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Gombos.
Gombos misses with a right hand
and Akerman counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Akerman keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gombos.
Gombos takes a swing at Akerman's ribcage but misses.
Gombos walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Gombos misses with a hook to the body
and Akerman counters with a lovely shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Linus Akerman showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Gombos's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. And we move into the final round!


Gombos misses with a takedown
and Akerman counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Akerman.
Akerman tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Gombos is able to avoid easily.
Gombos throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Good leg kick by Akerman there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Gombos avoids the body shot from Akerman.
Gombos changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Akerman tries to avoid it but Gombos manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Akerman to the ground. Akerman escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Akerman lands an overhand right.
Akerman scores with a hook to the body. Gombos takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Gombos misses with a body shot.
Akerman throws a hook to the side of Gombos's head but Gombos sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Gombos fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Dan Gombos. That's going to take a lot out of him.
A lazy left from Akerman finds it's target.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Good standup being displayed there by Gombos as he connects with a hook.
Gombos throws a body shot but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gombos connects with a body shot that sends Akerman's belly button to the back.
Gombos scores with a nice head shot.
Gombos misses with an uppercut.
Akerman misses with a body kick.
Nice jab there from Gombos.
Gombos tries to move into range but Akerman moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

Gombos is rocked!
Akerman throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Oh Gombos is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Gombos leaves his chin hanging out and Akerman seizes the opportunity with an uppercut! Gombos crumbles to the floor in a heap! The referee steps in and tends to the downed fighter! What a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:31 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Linus Akerman!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
62%

 

Event: CFC 390     
Date:   Aug 27, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman and Arn Anderson. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

180 cm
24
177 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
171 cm
22
180 lbs
8 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Arn Anderson!
The judges for this bout are Ian Loll, William Peck and Gregory Folan.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Anderson scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Anderson throws a right hand that misses
and Akerman makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Anderson really felt that one!
Akerman fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Anderson.
Anderson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Akerman can pounce on him.
Anderson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Akerman. Akerman obviously looking to wear him down.
Akerman lands a nice looking kick to the body. Anderson takes a step back to recover.
Akerman ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Anderson moves away.
Akerman has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Hunter MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Akerman looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Akerman slips a straight right by Anderson.
Anderson misses with a looping left.
Akerman throws a chopping leg kick but Anderson manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Anderson misses with a looping right.
A chopping leg kick lands by Akerman.
Anderson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Anderson swings for the body but Akerman moves out of range.
Anderson throws a shot from downtown. Akerman moves away and avoids it.
Akerman tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Anderson fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A big left from Anderson misses.
Anderson throws out a loose jab but Akerman uses good head movement to avoid it.
Anderson is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
A swing and a miss from Anderson.
A jab from Akerman does it's job there.
Good standup being displayed there by Akerman as he connects with a hook.
Anderson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Anderson looks to land a combination but Akerman avoids it well.
Anderson looks to land a left hand but Akerman moved out of range nicely.
Anderson stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Akerman.
Anderson 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.
Akerman misses with a kick to the body.
Akerman bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A nice leg kick lands there from Akerman.
Anderson looks to land a body kick but Akerman moved away.
Anderson looks to land a left hand but Akerman moved out of range nicely.
Akerman slips under a jab.
Anderson with a nice cross.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Anderson cracks Akerman with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Anderson staying out of range there.
Akerman lands a jab to Anderson's midsection.
Akerman misses with an uppercut
and Anderson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Anderson misses with a body shot.
We've been informed that Anderson 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.
Akerman keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Anderson.
Akerman looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Akerman throws a body shot but no joy.
Anderson walks into a stiff left hand from Akerman.
Akerman cracks Anderson with a right hand to the side of the head.
Anderson just misses with a punch to the body.
Arn Anderson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Akerman cracks Anderson with a good jab.
Akerman misses with a low kick.
Anderson takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Akerman uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Anderson.
Akerman slips a straight right by Anderson.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Anderson looks to score with a jab to the body but Akerman is just out of range.
Akerman ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Akerman tries to land a leg kick but Anderson saw it coming and moves away.
Anderson scores with a nice right hand.

Akerman clinches up with Anderson and pushes him back against the cage.
Akerman lands a hook that snaps the head of Anderson backwards.
Akerman keeps control of Anderson as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Akerman tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Akerman gets through Anderson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

Anderson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Anderson.
Anderson misses with a body shot.
Akerman tries to close the distance and clinch up but Anderson swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Anderson lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Akerman at a distance.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Akerman lands a front kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman lands a head kick. Anderson smiles back at him and beckons him forward.

It looks like Arn Anderson has been cut.
Anderson walks into a straight right hand from Akerman.
Anderson throws a lazy right hand but Akerman sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Anderson lands with a shot to the body.
Anderson misses the jab.
A low kick from Akerman misses
letting Anderson counter with a right hand.
Nice defenses there by Akerman.
Akerman walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Akerman. Anderson shrugs it off though.
Akerman with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Akerman ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Anderson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Anderson misses with a jab, cross combination.
Akerman lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Akerman throws a nice outside leg kick.
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 Linus Akerman will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Arn Anderson'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.


Anderson throws the left hand but Akerman avoids the punch easily.
Anderson has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Akerman.
Linus Akerman is winning the standup battle so far.
Akerman slips a jab from Anderson.
Akerman swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Akerman connects with a high kick.
Akerman smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Akerman 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.
Anderson sizes up Akerman with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Akerman fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Anderson manages to avoid it.
As Akerman backs off Anderson throws a huge counter combo but Akerman manages to avoid it all.
Anderson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Some wild striking there from Anderson.
Akerman is looking to counter punch.
Anderson misses with a lunging right hand
and Akerman counters with a nice uppercut.
Akerman lands a right hook to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Anderson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Akerman manages to avoid it.
Akerman slips under a jab from Anderson.
Anderson throws a jab but it's blocked by Akerman.
Anderson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Akerman appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman throws a quick inside leg kick.
Akerman moves out of range of the leg kick from Anderson.
Akerman lunges at Anderson with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Anderson's hand.
Akerman connects with an inside leg kick.
Anderson moves out of range of the body kick from Akerman.
Akerman pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Anderson misses with a looping left.
A clash of legs there as Anderson blocks the low kick.
Akerman slips a jab from Anderson.
Anderson rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Akerman counters with a stiff right hand.
Anderson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Anderson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Akerman moves away.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Anderson crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Akerman - the referee stops the clock and Anderson gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Akerman. Anderson manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Akerman misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Akerman is looking to slow Anderson down with leg kicks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Anderson misses.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Akerman moves away from the strike by Anderson.
Akerman slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Anderson scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Anderson.
Akerman throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Akerman throws the kick towards the body but Anderson avoids it.
Akerman throws a quick inside leg kick.
Akerman tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Akerman lands a jab to the nose.
A slow jab from Anderson misses its intended target.
A nice leg kick lands there from Akerman.
Anderson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Anderson misses the jab.
Akerman throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Anderson misses with a double jab
and Akerman counters with a good low kick that Anderson was not able to check.
Anderson throws a jab but it's blocked by Akerman.
Akerman is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Anderson can do to turn this around?
Akerman lands with a thumping leg kick.
Akerman clobbers Anderson with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Akerman avoids the body shot from Anderson.
Akerman lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Anderson's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Anderson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nice straight punches there by Akerman. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Akerman.
Akerman slips under a jab from Anderson.
An attempted straight right counter from Akerman misses the target.
A nice inside leg kick there by Akerman. That's going to slow Anderson down.
Akerman is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Akerman lands a leg kick that knocks Anderson off balance momentarily.
Akerman scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Anderson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Akerman manages to avoid it.
Akerman lands a lovely overhand right.
Anderson has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Akerman.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A left lands for Akerman.
Anderson loads up on a big right hand but Akerman slips the punch.
It looked like Akerman was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Anderson.
Anderson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Akerman.
Akerman half committed to a counter leg kick.
Akerman jabs Anderson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
A combination from Anderson does no damage.
Akerman throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Anderson.
Anderson connects with a single shot there.
Anderson lands an overhand right.
Anderson misses with a body punch
and Akerman counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Akerman fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Anderson looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Anderson throws a hook but Akerman avoids it easily.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Anderson misses with a straight left.
Anderson misses with a straight left.
Akerman was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Akerman moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Linus Akerman dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Arn Anderson's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Anderson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Anderson throws a body shot but no joy.
Anderson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Akerman.
Akerman cracks Anderson with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Anderson swinging wildly here.
Akerman walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Anderson checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Anderson misses with a straight left.
Anderson misses with a body kick.
Akerman tries to move into range but Anderson moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice defenses there by Akerman.
Anderson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Akerman was well out of range. Poor timing from Anderson.
Akerman was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Akerman misses with a head kick.
Akerman scores with a jab to the body.
Anderson throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Akerman has Anderson up against the cage in a clinch.

Anderson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Akerman throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Anderson tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
That kick from Akerman tenderised Anderson's leg. Anderson is trying to keep his angry face on.
Akerman keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Anderson.
Akerman scores with the left hand. Anderson knows he should have avoided that one.

That has opened up Arn Anderson's cut even more.
Akerman connects with a looping right hand.
Anderson misses with a hook.
You can see that Anderson has visibly slowed down as a result of the leg kicks
Anderson blocks a leg kick.
Akerman with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Akerman bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Anderson takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Some wild striking there from Anderson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Akerman scores with a head kick. Anderson tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Akerman avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Akerman moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Akerman uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Anderson has time to react.

The cut above Arn Anderson's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Anderson looks to score with a jab to the body but Akerman is just out of range.
Anderson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Akerman misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Anderson has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Akerman.
Akerman lands with a nice body punch.
Akerman misses the shot to the body.
Nice body kick there by Akerman.
Akerman scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Akerman dodges the punch combination from Anderson.
Anderson takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Anderson 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.
Akerman lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Akerman looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Anderson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Akerman was well out of range. Poor timing from Anderson.
Akerman was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Akerman slips under a jab.
Anderson looks to land a combination but Akerman avoids it well.
Akerman moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Anderson has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Akerman.
Akerman takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Akerman lands with a good body shot.
Akerman bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Linus Akerman is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Anderson throws a big shot that misses.
Akerman doesn't manage to clinch there - Anderson circles away.
Akerman lands a right hook to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Anderson walks into a jab.
Anderson misses with a shot to the body
and Anderson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Akerman dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Anderson. That did some damage!
Anderson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Akerman's corner calls for a 1-2. Akerman obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Anderson has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Akerman tries to close the distance and clinch up but Anderson swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Anderson tries to land a front kick but Akerman steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
A big right from Anderson misses.
Akerman throws a leg kick but Anderson checks it.
Akerman dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Anderson. That did some damage!
Arn Anderson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A solid leg kick lands there for Akerman.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Ian Loll scores the fight 30:27
Judge William Peck scores the fight 30:27
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 30:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Linus Akerman!
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
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Event: LEGACY! 71     
Date:   Jun 22, 2016

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

180 cm
23
177 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
180 cm
25
185 lbs
9 - 4 - 2
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250

Bullet Proof System
Shinobi



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of London, Kwiwan Fogomayu!
The judges for this bout are Dillan Fox, Trevor Gratis and Elvis Blanc.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fogomayu connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Fogomayu 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.
Fogomayu misses with a straight right.
Fogomayu has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Akerman finds it's way round the side to connect with Fogomayu's head.
Akerman scores with the left hand. Fogomayu knows he should have avoided that one.
Fogomayu throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Akerman cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Fogomayu tries to land a leg kick but Akerman saw it coming and moves away.
Fogomayu keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Akerman.
Akerman connects with a looping right hand.
Akerman throws a leg kick but Fogomayu checks it.
Akerman takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Akerman.
Fogomayu misses with a straight left.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Fogomayu misses with a hook to the body
and Akerman counters with a slapping leg kick.
A slapping body kick lands there for Fogomayu.
Fogomayu moves out of range of the body kick from Akerman.
Akerman dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Akerman chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Fogomayu looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman blocks a jab.
Kwiwan Fogomayu seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Akerman misses the body punch
and Fogomayu connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A low kick from Fogomayu misses
and Akerman counters with a good low kick that Fogomayu was not able to check.
Akerman lands with a kick to the ribs.
Fogomayu pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Akerman looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Fogomayu takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Fogomayu shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Fogomayu misses with a shot to the body
and Akerman counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Good shot there by Fogomayu.
Akerman misses the shot to the body.
Nice shot lands for Fogomayu.
Akerman misses with a body kick.
Fogomayu misses the jab.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Fogomayu is defended easily by Akerman.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Akerman throws a leg kick but Fogomayu moved away.
Akerman lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Fogomayu defending well as Akerman loads up on a big left hand.
Akerman lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Akerman scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Akerman.
Linus Akerman is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Akerman tries a head kick but it misses.
Akerman throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Akerman gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Fogomayu counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Akerman throws a low kick but it's checked well by Fogomayu.
Akerman throws a head kick but Fogomayu moves out of range.
Akerman will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Fogomayu throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Akerman counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Akerman tries to move into range but Fogomayu moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Fogomayu lands a head kick!

It looks like Linus Akerman has been cut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fogomayu throws a poor cross that misses
and Akerman counters with a nice body shot.
Akerman takes one to the side of the head.
Fogomayu misses with a wild body shot.
Akerman is looking to counter punch.
Fogomayu checks a leg kick nicely.
Akerman throws out a loose jab but Fogomayu uses good head movement to avoid it.
A big right from Fogomayu misses.
Fogomayu comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
An inside leg kick lands from Akerman.
Fogomayu misses with an uppercut.
Akerman throws a solid leg kick but Fogomayu takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Akerman.
A jab from Akerman finds it's way through Fogomayu's defenses.
Akerman takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
A bone on bone clash there as Fogomayu blocks the leg kick.
Fogomayu doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Fogomayu misses with a combination
and Akerman counters with a low kick, right behind Fogomayu 's knee.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman fails in his attempt to clinch.
Akerman misses with a leg kick
and Fogomayu counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Akerman takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Akerman misses with a hook.
Fogomayu looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Akerman gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Fogomayu.
Fogomayu loads up on a big right hand but Akerman slips the punch.
Nice straight punches there by Fogomayu. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Fogomayu.
Akerman keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Fogomayu.
A little feinted left hand from Akerman on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Akerman moves out of range of the leg kick from Fogomayu.
Nice uppercut there from Fogomayu.
Fogomayu looks to score with a jab to the body but Akerman is just out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Akerman pivots, looking for a leg kick but Fogomayu is out of range and Akerman settles back down.
Fogomayu moves away from the strike by Akerman.
Fogomayu takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Fogomayu with a jab.
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 Linus Akerman will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Linus Akerman's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Fogomayu lands a lovely overhand right.
Akerman misses with a kick to the body
and Fogomayu counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Akerman misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fogomayu.
Fogomayu checks the leg kick nicely there.
Fogomayu's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Akerman scores with a nice right hand.
Fogomayu throws a push kick but Akerman slaps the foot to one side.
Fogomayu pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Akerman throws a low kick but it's checked well by Fogomayu.
Akerman throws a low kick but Fogomayu moves out of range easily.
Fogomayu is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Akerman swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman moves out of range of the body kick from Fogomayu.
Akerman throws a sloppy head kick and Fogomayu moves out of range easily.
Fogomayu is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Akerman walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Fogomayu checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Fogomayu scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Akerman on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fogomayu pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Akerman feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Fogomayu's calf.
Akerman attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Fogomayu tries a quick counter leg kick but Akerman is wise to it.
Akerman throws a chopping leg kick but Fogomayu manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Akerman connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Akerman 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.
Akerman scores with a shot to the body.
Fogomayu throws a lazy head kick
and Akerman counters with a low kick, right behind Fogomayu 's knee.
Akerman takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Fogomayu uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Akerman.
Fogomayu is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Akerman with a body shot.
Fogomayu misses with a lunging right hand
and Akerman counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Akerman throws a head kick that misses.
Akerman pushes Fogomayu away with a front kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Some bone on bone action there as Fogomayu checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fogomayu steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Akerman. That one must have hurt.
Fogomayu blocks the body kick.
A low kick from Akerman is predictable there

and Fogomayu counters with a takedown into side control.
Fogomayu working the ground and pound.
Akerman is trying to stand back up. He's worked his way up against the cage but Fogomayu has just dragged him back down to the mat.
Fogomayu working away.
Akerman is trying to get back to his feet.
Check out the look on Fogomayu's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Fogomayu lands a few punches from side control.
Fogomayu working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman wants to get back to his feet but Fogomayu drags him back down.
Fogomayu has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Fogomayu remains in side control and seems content to stay there. It's a versatile position from which he can work both strikes and submissions, whilst maintaining that control, so maybe he'll sit here for a while.
Akerman is trying to improve his position.
Fogomayu wants to lay and pray for a moment but Akerman keeps working.
Akerman is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Fogomayu not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Ground and pound from Fogomayu.
Fogomayu is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.

Akerman kicks off Fogomayu and gets to his feet.
Akerman is looking to chop away at Fogomayu's legs.
A little jabbing left from Fogomayu on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Fogomayu displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Akerman throws out the jab.
Fogomayu looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A jab from Akerman misses.
Fogomayu lands a slapping body shot.
Fogomayu misses with a body punch
and Akerman counters with a nice low kick that buckles Fogomayu's knee momentarily.
Fogomayu looks to land a right hand but Akerman moved out of range.
Akerman scores with a decent looking hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Linus Akerman dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Linus Akerman's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Akerman walks into a stiff left hand from Fogomayu.
Fogomayu slips under a jab.
Fogomayu has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Akerman.
Fogomayu throws a big shot that misses.

Fogomayu shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Fogomayu was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
You can see the frustration on Akerman's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman is trying to improve his position.
Akerman is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman wants to get back to his feet.
Akerman wants to control but Fogomayu is keeping busy and won't allow it.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Fogomayu lands strikes from half guard.
Fogomayu is pressing down on Akerman's thigh, looking to free his foot. Akerman is holding on for now.
Akerman is looking to control Fogomayu's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Akerman avoid being mounted?
Fogomayu is trying to control the action in half guard but Akerman is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Kwiwan Fogomayu has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

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.
Jab by Akerman.
Akerman throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Some wild striking there from Fogomayu.
Fogomayu throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Akerman misses with a low kick.
Fogomayu throws a jab when Akerman was well out of range.
Fogomayu checks a leg kick nicely.
Akerman checks a leg kick.
Akerman throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Akerman misses with an attempted mid kick.
Akerman walks into a jab.
Akerman throws a body kick that misses.
Akerman slips under a jab.
Akerman fires out a quick counter leg kick but Fogomayu just manages to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fogomayu. Akerman does a little dance to reset his feet.
Akerman feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Akerman throws out a powerful jab.
Akerman fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Fogomayu is out of range.
Fogomayu throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Akerman sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Linus Akerman is winning the standup battle so far.
Fogomayu swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Akerman bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Akerman wants to slow Fogomayu down by chopping away at his legs.
Fogomayu flicks out a counter leg kick but Akerman steps away.
Akerman checks the leg kick nicely there.
Fogomayu connects with a body shot.
Fogomayu scores with a nice right hand.
Akerman moves away from the strike by Fogomayu.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Fogomayu 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 Akerman has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Akerman and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Akerman was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Fogomayu is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Akerman.
Fogomayu rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Akerman makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Linus Akerman is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Fogomayu gets tackled into the cage by Akerman. Akerman maintains the clinch.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.

Fogomayu has hold of one of Akerman's legs. Akerman is fighting the takedown attempt but Fogomayu gets the trip and lands the takedown into guard.
Fogomayu takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Akerman controlling Fogomayu's posture.
Akerman is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Akerman has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Fogomayu throwing strikes but missing.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kwiwan Fogomayu comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Akerman 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 Dillan Fox scores the fight 29:28
Judge Trevor Gratis scores the fight 29:28
Judge Elvis Blanc scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Linus Akerman!
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RATING
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Event: Causing Havoc 63     
Date:   May 07, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman and Vincent Cooper. This should be a great matchup!

180 cm
23
177 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
186 cm
23
174 lbs
3 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
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 Amsterdam, Vincent Cooper!
The judges for this bout are Saam Ante, Paulsen Ambrosius and Wagner Zegers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Akerman walks into a left hand.

Cooper moves into range and clinches up with Akerman.
Akerman working aggressively here.
Still in the clinch, Akerman scores with a nice short uppercut.
Cooper misses with a body punch.
Cooper misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Akerman tries to throw a body punch but Cooper avoids it by throwing Akerman back against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Cooper.
Cooper scores with a shoulder strike.
Cooper lands a shoulder strike.
Akerman blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Cooper lands a right hand.
Akerman blocking some punches.
A body shot lands from Cooper.
Akerman has a couple of punches blocked by Cooper.
Akerman lands a left hand that snaps the head of Cooper backwards.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Cooper.
Cooper blocking some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right from Akerman on the inside.
Cooper working aggressively here.
Cooper working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Akerman misses with the head strike.
Still in the clinch, Akerman scores with a nice short uppercut.
A short uppercut from Akerman.
Akerman effectively controlling the action here.
Cooper can't find room to land a body shot as Akerman controls the action.
Akerman digs a right hand into Cooper's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Cooper's gas tank.
Cooper has a couple of punches blocked by Akerman.
Akerman throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Akerman working aggressively here.
Akerman misses with some punches.
Akerman lands an uppercut.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Akerman.
This has been an exciting period of action!
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman working aggressively here.

Akerman's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Akerman lands with a shot to the body.
Cooper scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Akerman doesn't seem bothered though.
Cooper moves out of range of the strikes.
Akerman cracks Cooper with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Akerman dips to his left and cracks Cooper with an uppercut!
Cooper is looking to slow Akerman down with leg kicks.
Akerman lands an overhand right.
A head kick misses from Akerman.
Cooper was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
A telegraphed right hand from Cooper misses the target.
Akerman just misses with a punch to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Cooper misses the target.
Akerman throws a quick inside leg kick.
Cooper throws a hook to the side of Akerman's head but Akerman sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A good leg kick by Akerman.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cooper throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Vincent Cooper seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Cooper rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Akerman counters with an inside leg kick.
Akerman bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Akerman throws a quick counter kick to the body but Cooper avoids it.
Cooper smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

It looks like Linus Akerman has been cut.
Cooper checks the leg kick.
Cooper on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Cooper dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Cooper misses the shot to the body.
As Cooper backs away, Akerman returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Cooper takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Akerman lands the left hand.
Cooper dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Cooper will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Cooper on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cooper moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Cooper swings for the body but Akerman moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Akerman scores with a kick to the midsection.
Cooper misses with a body punch
and Akerman cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Akerman dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Cooper. That did some damage!
A decent looking body kick lands there for Akerman.
Cooper throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Akerman feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Akerman is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Nice jab there from Akerman.
Akerman throws a half hearted mid kick.
Cooper scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

Akerman closes the distance and clinches.
Cooper takes a shot to the head.

Cooper is rocked!
Cooper struggles to land a body shot inside as Akerman controls his hands.
Cooper is still on wobbly legs! Can Akerman finish him?
Akerman lands a hook to the side of the head.
Akerman creates a bit of space for himself and rocks Cooper with a big uppercut! Cooper tries to clinch up but Akerman pushes him back against the cage and lands another monster strike that crumples Cooper to the mat! Cooper covers up and Akerman unloads with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:53 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Linus Akerman!
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Event: Causing Havoc 56     
Date:   Mar 18, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman and Donny Donowitz Jr. Donowitz Jr has chosen Joe Esposito You're The Best Around 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.

180 cm
22
177 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
181 cm
21
174 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Fast

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Donny Donowitz Jr!
The judges for this bout are Wagner Zegers, Radbod Blank and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Akerman misses with a low kick.
Donowitz Jr has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Akerman is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Akerman fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Donowitz Jr has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Akerman misses with a lunging right hand
and Donowitz Jr makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Decent striking displayed by Akerman there.
Donowitz Jr throws a shot to the body.
Donowitz Jr throws a big shot that misses.
Akerman fires out a quick counter leg kick but Donowitz Jr just manages to avoid it.
Akerman shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Donowitz Jr throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Donowitz Jr slips a jab from Akerman.
Donowitz Jr tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Akerman manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Akerman has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Hunter MMA in the buildup to the fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman throws out a leg kick but Donowitz Jr moves out of range and Akerman only half commits.
Nice defenses there by Donowitz Jr.
Donowitz Jr looks to land a body kick but Akerman moved away.
Akerman thows a left - swing and a miss!
Akerman throws a lazy right hand but Donowitz Jr sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Akerman thinks about countering with a body kick.
Akerman defending well as Donowitz Jr loads up on a big left hand.
Akerman swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Some bone on bone action there as Donowitz Jr checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Donny Donowitz Jr seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Akerman lands a front kick.
Donowitz Jr has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Akerman.
Akerman takes one to the chin there.
Donowitz Jr misses with a kick to the body.
Donowitz Jr misses with a straight right.
Akerman throws a sloppy head kick and Donowitz Jr moves out of range easily.
Donowitz Jr throws out a counter right but Akerman avoids it with no problem.
Donowitz Jr blocks the body kick.
Donowitz Jr misses with an attempted mid kick.
A counter left hand to the body from Akerman misses its target.
Donowitz Jr has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Akerman.
Akerman connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

It looks like Donny Donowitz Jr has been cut.
Donowitz Jr fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Akerman manages to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Akerman throws a front kick aimed at Donowitz Jr's knee but Donowitz Jr avoids it well.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Donowitz Jr throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Akerman stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
An inside leg kick from Akerman misses.
Akerman misses the shot to the body.
Donowitz Jr looks to score with a jab to the body but Akerman is just out of range.
Akerman looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Akerman throws a big shot that misses.
Donowitz Jr throws a big shot that misses.
Donowitz Jr throws a lazy uppercut
and Donowitz Jr takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Donowitz Jr looks to land a body kick but Akerman moved away.
Akerman takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Donowitz Jr lands a body shot.
Akerman tries to land a leg kick but Donowitz Jr saw it coming and moves away.
Donowitz Jr looks to score with a jab to the body but Akerman is just out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Both fighters circling a little - Donowitz Jr finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Donowitz Jr just misses with a punch to the body.
Donowitz Jr bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Akerman's head backwards.
Donowitz Jr moves out of range of the leg kick from Akerman.
Donowitz Jr throws a jab when Akerman was well out of range.
Donowitz Jr turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Akerman looks to score with a jab to the body but Donowitz Jr is just out of range.
A head kick misses from Akerman.
Donowitz Jr ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Akerman moves away.
Donowitz Jr connects with a nice looking jab.
Akerman walks forward, straight into a front kick from Donowitz Jr.
Donowitz Jr throws a shot to the body.
Donowitz Jr misses with a kick to the body.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Donowitz Jr checks a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice shot lands for Donowitz Jr.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Donowitz Jr takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Donowitz Jr moves out of range of the body kick from Akerman.
Decent striking displayed by Donowitz Jr there.
A chopping leg kick lands by Akerman.
Akerman throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Donowitz Jr throws a body kick that misses.
Donowitz Jr attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Donowitz Jr swings for the body but Akerman moves out of range.
Akerman tried to counter with a leg kick but Donowitz Jr avoided it.
Akerman throws a body shot but no joy.
Donowitz Jr feints a counter leg kick.
Akerman lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Akerman lands with a thumping leg kick.
Donowitz Jr moves out of range of the body kick from Akerman.
Donowitz Jr lands a nice looking body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Donny Donowitz Jr will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Donny Donowitz Jr'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.


Donowitz Jr fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Akerman is out of range.
Akerman throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Akerman checks a low kick from Donowitz Jr.
Jab by Donowitz Jr.
Donowitz Jr moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Donowitz Jr keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Nice straight punches there by Akerman. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Akerman.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Akerman.
Akerman throws a solid leg kick but Donowitz Jr takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Akerman.
Donowitz Jr misses with a low kick as Akerman jumps back.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Donowitz Jr.
Donowitz Jr dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Donowitz Jr throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
As Donowitz Jr backs away, Akerman returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Donowitz Jr jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Akerman.
Donowitz Jr misses with a hook
and Akerman counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Donowitz Jr bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Akerman misses with a body kick.
Donowitz Jr only half commits to the counter leg kick.

Donowitz Jr closes the distance and pushes Akerman back into the cage.
Nice body punch from Donowitz Jr - that landed with a thud.
Donowitz Jr misses with a hook from the clinch.
Akerman lands with a left to the head.

Akerman breaks from the clinch.
Good work by Akerman as he checks the leg kick.
Akerman uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Donowitz Jr.
Akerman half committed to a counter leg kick.
Akerman walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Donowitz Jr checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Donowitz Jr steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Akerman. That one must have hurt.
Donowitz Jr feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Akerman's calf.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz Jr lands a nice leg kick that just misses Akerman's sensitive parts.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Akerman will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Donowitz Jr lands with an overhand left.
Donowitz Jr waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Akerman.
Akerman was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Donowitz Jr is looking to clinch but Akerman is avoiding it.
Akerman scores with a kick to the midsection.
An inside leg kick from Akerman misses.
Donowitz Jr was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Akerman throws a hook but Donowitz Jr blocks it.
Akerman checks the leg kick.
Donowitz Jr throws an off balance right hand
and Akerman counters with a leg kick.
Akerman dips to his left and cracks Donowitz Jr with an uppercut!
Akerman on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Donowitz Jr loads up on a big right hand but Akerman slips the punch.
Donowitz Jr throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman checks the leg kick nicely there.
A leg kick checked by Donowitz Jr.
Danga de danga de dang - Akerman scores with a four punch combination!
Donowitz Jr lands a jab to the nose.
Akerman takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Donowitz Jr avoids a kick to the body.
Donowitz Jr ducks under a wild hook from Akerman.
Donowitz Jr with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Akerman fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Donowitz Jr has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Akerman slips under a jab from Donowitz Jr.
Donowitz Jr lands a body shot.
Donowitz Jr uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Akerman has time to react.
Akerman feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Donowitz Jr's calf.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Donowitz Jr ducks right into an uppercut from Akerman.
Donowitz Jr thumps Akerman with a low kick.
Akerman displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Donowitz Jr throws out the jab.
Akerman wants to land a leg kick but Donowitz Jr is out of range.
Good shot there by Akerman.
Donowitz Jr misses with an uppercut. Akerman saw that one coming.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Donowitz Jr.
Donowitz Jr moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A leg kick checked by Donowitz Jr.
Akerman steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Donowitz Jr. That one must have hurt.
Donowitz Jr tries to land a front kick but Akerman steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Donowitz Jr tries a low kick but Akerman avoids it.
Donowitz Jr stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Akerman.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Akerman throws a wild body kick that Donowitz Jr sees coming a mile off.
Donowitz Jr lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Donowitz Jr misses with a body kick.
Donowitz Jr lands a nice looking body kick.
Donowitz Jr takes a swing at Akerman's ribcage but misses.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Donowitz Jr.
Akerman shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Donowitz Jr flicks out a counter leg kick but Akerman steps away.
Donny Donowitz Jr seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Akerman moves away from the strike by Donowitz Jr.
Donowitz Jr stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Akerman.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Donowitz Jr tries a low kick but Akerman avoids it.
Akerman is looking to counter punch.
Akerman throws a poor cross that misses
and Donowitz Jr counters with a straight right hand.
Akerman is looking to score with low kicks.
Donowitz Jr wants to slow Akerman down by chopping away at his legs.
Donowitz Jr misses with a body shot.
Akerman was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman misses with a body shot.
Akerman moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Akerman fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Donowitz Jr is out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Donowitz Jr! But no joy.
Donowitz Jr throws an overhand right that lands on Akerman's shoulder, as Akerman tries to avoid the shot.
Donowitz Jr lands a right hook to the body.
Donowitz Jr checks a leg kick nicely.
Akerman misses with a head kick.
Donowitz Jr jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Akerman cracks Donowitz Jr with a right hand to the side of the head.
Donowitz Jr stuns Akerman with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
A thudding body kick lands there by Donowitz Jr!
Donowitz Jr throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Donowitz Jr throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Linus Akerman has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz Jr misses with a hook.
Donowitz Jr has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Akerman.
Akerman throws a head kick that misses
and Donowitz Jr counters with a stiff right hand.
Akerman moves out of range of the body kick.
Akerman misses with a low kick.
A bone on bone clash there as Donowitz Jr blocks the leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Nice defenses there by Akerman.
Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Donowitz Jr.
A jab from Donowitz Jr misses.
Akerman throws a low kick but it's checked well by Donowitz Jr.
Akerman scoring well with a low kick there.
Donowitz Jr looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Donowitz Jr swings for the body but Akerman moves out of range.
It looked like Akerman wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz Jr checks a leg kick.
Donowitz Jr looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Donowitz Jr misses the shot to the body.
Donowitz Jr looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Donowitz Jr checks the leg kick nicely there.
Donowitz Jr takes a swing at Akerman's ribcage but misses.
A lazy left from Donowitz Jr finds it's target.
Akerman defending well as Donowitz Jr loads up on a big left hand.
Donowitz Jr pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Donowitz Jr lunges at Akerman with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Akerman's hand.
Akerman takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Akerman half committed to a counter leg kick.
Akerman misses with a head kick.
Akerman scores with a body shot.
A swing and a miss from Donowitz Jr.
Akerman lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Akerman lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Donowitz Jr has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Donowitz Jr and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Akerman tries to bum rush Donowitz Jr with a series of wild strikes but Donowitz Jr uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Donowitz Jr connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.

Donowitz Jr moves into 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!
Donowitz Jr scores with a nice hook to the head.
Akerman is trying to push Donowitz Jr away but Donowitz Jr has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Akerman prevents a body shot from Donowitz Jr.
Akerman working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Akerman lands a right hand.
Akerman blocks a body shot from Donowitz Jr.
A body shot lands from Donowitz Jr.
A nice right hand lands inside from Akerman.
Akerman tries to work over Donowitz Jr's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Akerman breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Donowitz Jr lands a jab.
Akerman throws a body shot but no joy.

And that's the end of the fight!
Donny Donowitz Jr comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Donowitz Jr 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 Wagner Zegers scores the fight 28:30
Judge Radbod Blank scores the fight 27:30
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 27:30

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

Donny Donowitz Jr made sure to mention his sponsor, KAISER in his post fight interview.
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Event: Causing Havoc 53     
Date:   Feb 27, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Mike Diaz and Linus Akerman. Diaz comes to the cage accompanied by It's dark and hell is hot. Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

189 cm
23
184 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
180 cm
22
177 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Mike Diaz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
The judges for this bout are Radbod Blank, Paulsen Ambrosius and Aafke Stam.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Akerman moves into range and connects with a jab.
Akerman is looking to slow Diaz down with leg kicks.
Diaz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Akerman.
Akerman lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Akerman has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Diaz.
Diaz moves out of range of the leg kick from Akerman.
Mike Diaz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Diaz cracks Akerman with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Akerman misses with the combination.
Diaz definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Diaz takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Akerman scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A shot to the body from Akerman misses
and Diaz counters with a stiff right hand.

It looks like Linus Akerman has been cut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Akerman scores with the left hand. Diaz knows he should have avoided that one.
Diaz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Akerman.
Akerman throws out a counter right but Diaz avoids it with no problem.
Diaz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Akerman misses with a kick to the body
and Akerman takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Akerman feints and then cracks Diaz's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Diaz down.
Diaz fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Akerman throws the kick towards the body but Diaz avoids it.
Diaz takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Akerman will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Diaz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Akerman.
Akerman lands a nice looking body shot.
Nice defenses there by Diaz.
Diaz scores with a jab. Akerman acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Akerman takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Akerman throws a leg kick but Diaz moved away.
Akerman throws a lazy uppercut
and Diaz cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Diaz misses with a looping left.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diaz throws a sloppy body shot
and Akerman counters with a nice body kick.
Akerman moves out of range as Diaz throws a body kick.
Akerman looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Diaz is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
A slapping leg kick lands for Akerman.
Diaz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Akerman.
Akerman lands a nice leg kick that just misses Diaz's sensitive parts.
Akerman with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Diaz avoids the body shot from Akerman.
Diaz moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Akerman, right into the meat.
Diaz misses with a hook.
Akerman lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Diaz throws a looping overhand right but Akerman ducks down to avoid it.
Diaz lands with a good body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Diaz throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Akerman throws a leg kick but Diaz sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Diaz stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Akerman throws a nice inside leg kick.
A head kick by Akerman misses
and Diaz counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Diaz just misses with a punch to the body.
Akerman throws a nice inside leg kick.
Akerman connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Diaz checks the leg kick.
Diaz swings for the body but Akerman moves out of range.
Diaz moves out of range of the leg kick from Akerman.
Diaz scoring well with a low kick there.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Akerman.
Diaz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Akerman moves away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diaz misses with a body shot.
Akerman appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Diaz is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
A shot to the body from Diaz misses
and Akerman counters with a solid body kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Diaz misses with a right hand
and Akerman makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Akerman digs a good body shot into Diaz's ribs.
Diaz is breathing heavily.
Diaz takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Akerman thuds his right hand into Diaz's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Akerman lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A slapping body kick lands there for Akerman.
Akerman misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Diaz was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Diaz throws a jab when Akerman was well out of range.
Diaz scores with a jab to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Akerman ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A thudding body kick lands there by Akerman!
Diaz misses with a lunging right hand
and Akerman counters with a thumping low kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Good leg kick by Akerman there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Akerman throws a leg kick which misses Diaz's front leg but catches the back leg as Diaz tries to avoid it.
Diaz misses with an attempted mid kick.
Akerman uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diaz.
Akerman doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Akerman lands a nice leg kick that just misses Diaz's sensitive parts.
Diaz walks into a stiff left hand from Akerman.
Diaz's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Diaz misses with a hook to the body
and Akerman counters with a nice body kick.
Akerman lands a nice leg kick that just misses Diaz's sensitive parts.
Akerman buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Akerman scoring well with a low kick there.
Diaz tries a low kick but Akerman avoids it.
Akerman appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Akerman tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Diaz swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Akerman steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Diaz.
Akerman lands a nice shot to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Akerman throws a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman throws a hook but Diaz avoids it easily.
Akerman fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Akerman swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Akerman moves out of range of the strikes.
Akerman is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Diaz rather than just go for the knockout.
Diaz misses with a looping left.
Diaz takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Akerman scores with a hook to the body. Diaz takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Akerman lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Diaz throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Akerman counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Diaz is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Akerman.
Akerman is looking to slow Diaz down with leg kicks.
Diaz takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Diaz looks to score with a jab to the body but Akerman is just out of range.
Linus Akerman seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Akerman has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Akerman fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Diaz.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Diaz misses with a hook. Akerman ducked under it nicely.
Akerman bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Diaz misses with a right hand
and Akerman counters with a straight right hand.
Akerman lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A head kick misses from Akerman.
Diaz keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Akerman works Diaz's body with a nice hook.
Akerman throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Diaz on the side of the head.
Diaz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Akerman.
Akerman appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Akerman lands with a thumping leg kick.
Akerman thumps Diaz with a low kick.
Diaz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Akerman.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Akerman throws a good cross that connects.
Akerman uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Diaz.
Diaz shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Diaz misses with a low kick as Akerman jumps back.
Akerman scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Akerman throws a nice outside leg kick.
Akerman scores with a crisp jab that stopped Diaz in his tracks.
Diaz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Akerman.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Diaz might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Akerman uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Diaz.
Diaz stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Akerman.
Akerman moves out of range as Diaz throws a body kick.
Akerman moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Diaz 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 Akerman has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Akerman and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Diaz throws a lazy right hand but Akerman sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diaz misses with a hook
and Akerman counters with a straight right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A big left from Diaz misses.
A shot to the liver by Diaz. Beautiful body shot.
Diaz swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Diaz thows a leg kick but Akerman checks it
and Akerman counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Akerman ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Diaz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Akerman.
A big left from Diaz misses.
Akerman checks a leg kick.
Akerman throws out a counter right but Diaz avoids it with no problem.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Akerman.
Akerman lands a nice looking body kick.
Diaz takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Akerman lands a nice looking body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Diaz takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Diaz will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
A thudding body kick lands there by Akerman!
Akerman dips to his left and cracks Diaz with an uppercut!
Akerman scores with a kick to the midsection.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Diaz chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Akerman can pounce on him.
Akerman fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Diaz.
A solid leg kick lands there for Akerman.
Crunch! Akerman slams his shin into Diaz's torso.
Diaz takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Akerman throws a sloppy head kick and Diaz moves out of range easily.
Diaz feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Akerman is looking to slow Diaz down with leg kicks.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Diaz takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Akerman misses the shot to the body.
Akerman throws a body kick that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman tests Diaz's chin there with a solid looking shot.
That kick from Akerman tenderised Diaz's leg. Diaz is trying to keep his angry face on.
Akerman throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Akerman lands a head shot.
Akerman scores with a nice head shot.
Akerman ducks right into an uppercut from Diaz.
Crunch! Akerman slams his shin into Diaz's torso.
Diaz gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Akerman keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

Diaz is rocked!
Diaz takes a swing at Akerman's ribcage but misses.
Oh Diaz is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Akerman throws a nice 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!
Akerman throws a nice inside leg kick.
Akerman lands an uppercut out of nowhere! Diaz falls backwards - clearly groggy! Akerman dives in and finishes the fight with more strikes for a TKO finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:57 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Linus Akerman!
Mike Diaz spoke after the fight, saying 'Fuck that I want a rematch. '.
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86%

 

Event: MMA Gods 25: Orpheus Returns     
Date:   Sep 20, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Pablo Escobarre and Linus Akerman. Escobarre's entrance music is Xzibit- Alcoholic . A fine choice. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

185 cm
23
182 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
180 cm
20
177 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Pablo Escobarre!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Daniel Bishop and Richard Clark.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Escobarre ducks right into an uppercut from Akerman.

It looks like Pablo Escobarre has been cut.
Akerman listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.

Escobarre pushes Akerman up against the cage in a clinch.
Akerman working aggressively here.
Escobarre misses with a short punch on the inside.
Akerman taking a breather.
Akerman has a couple of punches blocked by Escobarre.
Akerman misses with the head strike.
Akerman wants to stall.
Escobarre tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Escobarre blocking some punches.
Akerman's coach down at Hunter MMA was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Akerman's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman effectively controlling the action here.
Akerman tries a body shot but Escobarre blocks it.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Escobarre.
Akerman displaying some good clinch control by pressing Escobarre up against the cage.
The referee is keeping an eye on Akerman - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Akerman manages to break the clinch.
Linus Akerman is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Escobarre throws a poor cross that misses
and Akerman connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Escobarre slips under a jab from Akerman.
Escobarre shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Akerman pinned against the cage. Akerman gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Escobarre lands with a shot to the body.
Escobarre swings widly with a right hand
letting Akerman counter with a right hand.
Escobarre scores with a shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobarre throws a hook but Akerman blocks it.
Escobarre lands a really nice looking cross but Akerman seems unphased.

Escobarre scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
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!
Escobarre controlling the action here.
Escobarre trying to control from half guard but Akerman is working away.
Escobarre controlling the action here.
Akerman controlling the position for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Escobarre works his foot free and advances to mount.
Escobarre tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Akerman is trying to reverse the position but instead Escobarre has taken his back - oops!
Akerman is trying to break free.
Escobarre is riding his opponent, not letting Akerman buck him off.

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.

Escobarre is working really hard to secure the rear naked choke. Akerman defends successfully for a significant amount of time. Both fighters are looking very determined.

Akerman is staying cool under pressure, defending well against the rear naked choke attempt from his opponent.
You can see the frustration on Akerman's face… He knows he is in trouble unless he improves his position sooner rather than later.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Escobarre scores with punches to the body.
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 Pablo Escobarre will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Pablo Escobarre's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Escobarre looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Escobarre misses the shot to the body.
Escobarre takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Akerman waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Escobarre.
Akerman slips a straight right by Escobarre.
Akerman walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Escobarre checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Akerman throws a right hand that Escobarre ducks under and follows up with a left that Escobarre also avoids with ease.
Escobarre appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Escobarre scores with a nice strike.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice jab there from Akerman.
A slapping leg kick lands for Akerman.
Escobarre fails to land with a series of punches.
Escobarre with a lazy takedown attempt
and Akerman counters with a good, hard body kick but Escobarre shrugs it off.
Linus Akerman seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobarre throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Akerman counters with a nice uppercut.

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

Escobarre is rocked!
Akerman shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Oh Escobarre is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

Escobarre closes the distance and clinches.
Escobarre lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Akerman misses with a body punch.
Escobarre seems to have got his legs back now.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Akerman lands a body punch.

Akerman breaks from the clinch.
Akerman takes one to the chin there.
Escobarre shoots in for a double leg but Akerman sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Pablo Escobarre. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Escobarre chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Akerman can pounce on him.
Akerman throws a leg kick which misses Escobarre's front leg but catches the back leg as Escobarre tries to avoid it.
Good exchange - Escobarre coming out on top.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobarre throws the left hand but Akerman avoids the punch easily.
Akerman displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Escobarre.
It seemed like Akerman was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Akerman has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Escobarre takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Escobarre misses with a straight right.
Escobarre looks to score with a jab to the body but Akerman is just out of range.
Escobarre throws a combination that misses

and Akerman counters with a nice right hand that sends Escobarre toppling to the canvas! Escobarre scrambles and gets back to his feet - can Akerman finish him?!
Escobarre misses with a straight right.
and Akerman counters with a massive uppercut that badly hurts Escobarre! He's just covering up as Akerman starts to tee off till the referee steps in and stops the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:56 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Linus Akerman!
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A | B
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RATING
49%

 

Event: MMA Gods 21 -The Rematch     
Date:   Aug 23, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between The Chosen One and Linus Akerman. The Chosen One has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

182 cm
26
182 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
180 cm
20
177 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Big right hand
Decent wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, The Chosen One!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Steven Brown and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Akerman cracks the inside of One's front leg.
A decent looking cross lands there for Akerman.
Akerman lands a slapping body shot.
Akerman thows a body kick. One tries to catch it but that hurt him.
One throws a series of punches but Akerman moves out of range.
One takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Akerman with a hook.
One throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Akerman.
Linus Akerman seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Akerman connects with a solid leg kick.
Akerman lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
One takes a jab right on the kisser.
Nice body punch from Akerman.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A chopping leg kick lands by Akerman.
One misses with a body shot.
Nice uppercut there from Akerman.
Akerman scoring well with a low kick there.
Akerman lands with a thumping leg kick.
Akerman works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
One swings widly with a right hand
and Akerman counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Akerman lands an overhand right.
Akerman fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Akerman cracks the inside of One's front leg.

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

One is rocked!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Akerman throws a leg kick which misses One's front leg but catches the back leg as One tries to avoid it.
Oh One is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
One takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Akerman keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from One.
One throws an off balance right hand
and Akerman counters with a slapping leg kick.
One seems to have got his legs back now.
Akerman lands with a nice body kick.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Akerman, as that shot connected.

Akerman sends One crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Akerman is motioning to the referee to let One up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!
One misses with a body shot
and Akerman counters with a good low kick that One was not able to check.
A good leg kick by Akerman.
One throws an off balance right hand
and Akerman scores with a counter punch that sends One to the canvas! Akerman smells blood - he's punishing One with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! One has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Linus Akerman!
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A | B
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RATING
72%

 

Event: MMA Gods 17 - Rise Frm Th Dead     
Date:   Jul 26, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman and Aklilu Judas. Linus Akerman has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

180 cm
19
177 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
172 cm
26
180 lbs
1 - 2 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Granite chin
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
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 London, Aklilu Judas!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Paul Tew and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Akerman fakes the leg kick and cracks Judas in the body.
Akerman definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Judas cracks Akerman with a good jab.
Akerman dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Judas is looking to clinch.
Aklilu Judas seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Judas misses the body punch
and Akerman counters with a nice leg kick.
Akerman connects with a leg kick. Judas looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
A big left from Judas misses.

Judas gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Judas blocking some punches.
Akerman lands a nice uppercut.
Judas tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Akerman's elbow.
Judas lands with a light punch inside.
Judas tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Judas lands with a short shot to the head.
Akerman makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Judas misses with a body punch.
Akerman misses with a punch to the body.
Akerman blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Akerman tries to work over Judas's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A nice left hand lands by Akerman.
Judas working aggressively here.
Akerman blocks a body shot from Judas.
A shot in the inside from Akerman.

Akerman pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Judas misses with an uppercut.
Judas throws a body punch but Akerman moves out of range.
Judas takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Judas throws a body punch but Akerman moves out of range.
Akerman ducks under a wild hook from Judas.
A quick step to the side and Akerman tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Akerman, right into the meat.
Akerman scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Judas doesn't seem bothered though.
Judas misses with a hook
and Akerman counters with a nice body kick.
Judas tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Judas throws a body punch but Akerman moves out of range.
Akerman scores with a nice head shot.
Judas jabs at Akerman's body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Judas misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Akerman.
Akerman throws a body punch but Judas moves out of range.
Akerman with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Judas looks winded!
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Akerman, as that shot connected.
Akerman lands a nice looking body kick.
Akerman connects with the punch.

Judas is rocked!
Akerman throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Judas is still on wobbly legs! Can Akerman finish him?
Akerman knocks out Judas with a massive right hand! The ref tackles Akerman before he can follow up with any more strikes and that's it everyone. Akerman picks up the big W with a huge KO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:33 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Linus Akerman!
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A | B
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RATING
65%

 

Event: MMA Gods - Fight Night 2     
Date:   Jul 01, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman and Joseph Harrison. Harrison has chosen Wreckonize - adrenaline as his entrance music. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

180 cm
19
177 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
170 cm
19
173 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Granite chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Basic striking
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
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 London, Joseph Harrison!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, William Gold and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Akerman goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.

It looks like Joseph Harrison has been cut.
Akerman staying out of range there.
Harrison throws a jab when Akerman was well out of range.
It looked like Akerman was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Harrison.
Harrison throws a nice looking combination but Akerman bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
A looping hook to the body misses from Harrison. Akerman does a little dance to reset his feet.
Akerman scores with a jab to the head.
Akerman throws a right and a left that both miss.
Joseph Harrison seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Akerman uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Harrison.
Harrison throws a combination that misses
and Akerman counters with a nice body shot.
Akerman scores with a shot to the body.
Akerman stalks Harrison and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Harrison's face. Harrison staggers backwards, shaken.
Akerman 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.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Harrison is sent reeling backwards by a solid uppercut. He barely regains his balance and Akerman moves in for the kill throwing a continuous barrage of punches that force the ref to step in.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:37 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Linus Akerman!
Joseph Harrison spoke after the fight, saying 'Raaaaaaaahh'.
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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Feb 19, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Linus Akerman and Gregor Musashi. Gregor Musashi is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

180 cm
18
177 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
170 cm
25
164 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Granite chin
BJJ White Belt
Brawler
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Linus Akerman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Gregor Musashi!
The judges for this bout are Russell Pearce, David Schapiro and Eddie Farnsworth.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Musashi scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Akerman swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Akerman misses with a series of wild punches.
Akerman swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Musashi has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Akerman is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Musashi misses with a jab, cross combination.
Musashi scores with a one two! Akerman had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.

Musashi feints and as Akerman raises his hands in defense, Musashi changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Musashi throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Akerman works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Akerman keeping moving, preventing Musashi from controlling successfully.
Akerman lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Musashi keeping full guard, as Akerman tries to pass.
Akerman stopping the sweep attempt from Musashi.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Musashi has his hands on Akerman's head, controlling the position.
Akerman trying to control the position from guard on top but Musashi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Musashi can do anything to dispel that myth.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Musashi has a butterfly guard looking to sweep but Akerman has passed into side control.
Akerman is looking to take a break and control but Musashi is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Musashi is looking for a sweep.
Akerman wants to control but Musashi is keeping him busy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Musashi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Akerman looks to score with a jab to the body but Musashi is just out of range.
Musashi works over Akerman's head and body with a nice combination.
Akerman throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Akerman misses with a wild body shot.
Musashi moves out of range as Akerman strikes.

Musashi shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Musashi is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Musashi trying to control but Akerman is working from the bottom.
Musashi throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Musashi accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Musashi with a flurry of punches that miss.
Musashi postures up.
Akerman working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Musashi.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Musashi wants to control from the top but Akerman keeps moving.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Musashi lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Akerman circles away quickly and effectively.

Musashi changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Akerman looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Musashi looks winded!
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!
Akerman is trying to control Musashi's posture but Musashi avoids it.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Musashi working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
Musashi working the ground and pound but Akerman is defending the strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gregor Musashi 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.


Akerman misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Musashi.
Musashi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Akerman manages to avoid it.
Gregor Musashi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Akerman is looking to clinch.
Musashi tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Akerman misses with a body shot
and Musashi counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Akerman is looking to wear down Musashi with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Akerman throws a big shot that misses.
Akerman misses with a jab to the body
and Musashi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

Akerman gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Musashi to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Akerman is trying to keep Musashi in close.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Akerman has momentary wrist control but Musashi slips an elbow through the middle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Musashi is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Musashi. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
Musashi looking to sit in guard and control but Akerman gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Akerman trying to control the position from guard on top but Musashi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Musashi looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Musashi has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Musashi working a defensive guard but Akerman passes into half guard.
Gregor Musashi has got the better of the ground game so far.
Akerman tries to pass the half guard into mount. Musashi knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Akerman trying to control from half guard but Musashi is working away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Musashi is trying to control but can't.
Musashi is staying active underneath Akerman, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Musashi wants to improve his position but Akerman is controlling well.
Akerman wants to take a breather but Musashi is having none of it.
Musashi is trying is best to control the position here.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Musashi chopping away at his opponent's legs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Musashi ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Akerman swings for the body but Musashi moves out of range.
Akerman throws a sloppy body shot

so Musashi counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Musashi is breathing heavily.
Musashi wants to pass the guard but Akerman is keeping the position.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Akerman is on top in guard.

Akerman pushes down on Musashi's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Musashi is not content to let Akerman control the position.
Akerman trying to pass the guard but Musashi defending well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Musashi manages to get to full guard.
Akerman trying to control but Musashi is working from the bottom.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Musashi closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Akerman quickly recovers to half guard.
Musashi is looking to stall here but Akerman recovers full guard.
Musashi preventing the sweep.
Akerman trying to keep a closed guard but Musashi is proving a slippery customer.
Akerman is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akerman is trying to keep Musashi in close.
Musashi is looking to work some ground and pound but Akerman has wrist control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Akerman keeping moving, preventing Musashi from controlling successfully.
Akerman working a defensive guard here.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Musashi lands a nice leg kick that just misses Akerman's sensitive parts.
Musashi dives in for a single leg takedown but Akerman sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Musashi takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Akerman tries to close the distance and clinch up but Musashi swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Musashi looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Akerman misses with a wild body shot.
Akerman ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Musashi moves away.
Akerman swings for the body but Musashi moves out of range.
Linus Akerman has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Akerman throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Akerman misses with a body shot.
Akerman scores with a jab to the head.
Akerman misses the shot to the body.
Akerman tries to clinch but Musashi is having none of it.
Musashi 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.
Akerman throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Musashi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Akerman.
Akerman takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

Akerman gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Akerman tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Akerman is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.


That's three minutes gone in the round.
Musashi is trying to control but Akerman manages to pass to mount!
Musashi wants to hold on but Akerman pushes him away.
Gregor Musashi is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Musashi is squirming around, avoiding Akerman's attempts to control the action.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Musashi is working to get back to half guard.
Musashi wriggling around on the bottom manages to avoid the strikes thrown by Akerman.
Akerman misses with a series of strikes from mount. He'll no doubt be working on his ground and pound when he gets back to the gym.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Musashi tries to reverse the position but Akerman maintains control.
Akerman unloads with some shots from mount but Musashi bucks and avoids them well.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Linus Akerman.
Well Musashi 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 Russell Pearce scores the fight 28:29
Judge David Schapiro scores the fight 28:29
Judge Eddie Farnsworth scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Gregor Musashi!
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