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Event: GAMMA#685 Defoe v Bixby     
Date:   Jan 13, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 209 p4p, 36 weight class) and Billy West (ranked 531 p4p, 75 weight class). West comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Rebelution - So High kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

186 cm
30
212 lbs
17 - 9 - 0
192 cm
30
227 lbs
16 - 7 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
Red Light Coffeeshop

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Billy West!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Jack Bonds and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Both fighters circling a little - Ericsson finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
West fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ericsson manages to avoid it.
Ericsson connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

It looks like Billy West has been cut.
Ericsson shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as West sprawls well. West wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Ericsson gets slowly back to his feet.
Ericsson scores with the left hand. West knows he should have avoided that one.
Ericsson swings for the body but West moves out of range.
West connects with a right hand. Ericsson shakes it off.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson dips to his left and cracks West with an uppercut!
West fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ericsson manages to avoid it.
Ericsson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ericsson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
West throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ericsson half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
West throws a head kick that misses.
Ericsson shoots in but no luck this time.
West throws a counter combo.
West throws the left hand but Ericsson avoids the punch easily.
Ericsson throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
West throws a jab but it's blocked by Ericsson.
West misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
West on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

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

West is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Ericsson manages to get an easy takedown there - catching West on his heels. He'll look to pass West's guard now, I'm sure.
West is still in real trouble! Can Ericsson finish him?
Ericsson is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Ericsson postures up and lands a big shot to West's brow.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson won't allow West to sweep him here.
West seems to have recovered his senses.
West working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Ericsson.
Ericsson scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
West controls Ericsson momentarily but Ericsson frees himself.
Ericsson trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Ericsson trying to control the position from guard on top but West is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Ericsson being controlled here momentarily.
Ericsson tries to free his leg and advance position but West is retaining full guard.
West bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Ericsson's guard.

Ericsson looking for a sweep. Not yet Ericsson, not yet.
Ericsson can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as West controls the pace.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson 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.
West postures up and lands a big shot to Ericsson's brow.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells West's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
West loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
West has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Ericsson keeping moving, preventing West from controlling successfully.
Ericsson is controlling West's posture.
Ericsson looking for a sweep. Not yet Ericsson, not yet.
Ericsson is controlling West's posture.
West controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
West preventing the sweep.

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.
West postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Ericsson wants to sweep here but West controlling him for the moment.
West postures up and lands a big shot to Ericsson's brow.
West wants to control from the top but Ericsson keeps moving.
West works over Ericsson with some ground and pound from guard.
West wants to control from the top but Ericsson keeps moving.
Ericsson pulls West in close to his closed guard and prevents West from doing any damage or advancing position.
Ericsson is trying to keep West in close.
West is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Ludvig Ericsson dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Billy West'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.


Ericsson lands the left hand.
West misses with a hook.
West looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
West scores with a body shot.
Ericsson throws an overhand right that lands on West's shoulder, as West tries to avoid the shot.
Ericsson scores with a shot to the body.
Ericsson is looking to score with low kicks.
As Ericsson backs off West throws a huge counter combo but Ericsson manages to avoid it all.
Ericsson feints and then cracks West's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow West down.
Ericsson lands a nice looking body kick.
Ericsson scoring well with a low kick there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson works over West's head and body with a nice combination.
Ericsson will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Ericsson backing away here, and West unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ericsson looks to land a left hand but West moved out of range nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
West pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Ericsson lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Ericsson lands with an overhand left.
Ericsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but West was well out of range. Poor timing from Ericsson.
Ericsson throws a solid leg kick but West takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Ericsson.
West connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
West connects with a body shot.
Ericsson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Ericsson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that West can do to turn this around?
West misses with an uppercut.
West will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Ericsson needs to keep his hands up - West had a free shot at his head there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
West misses with a right hand
and Ericsson counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ericsson tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but West defends well and Ericsson ends up having to push West into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
West pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
West misses the shot to the body.

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

That has opened up Billy West's cut even more.

West throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Ericsson tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. West is in Ericsson's guard.
Ericsson looking for a sweep. Not yet Ericsson, not yet.
Billy West has got the better of the ground game so far.
West trying to control but Ericsson is working from the bottom.
Ericsson thows some rabbit punches from the bottom but they don't do any damage.
Ericsson working a defensive guard here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
West is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
West working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Ericsson's head.
Ericsson has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
West throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Ericsson works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
West trying to control but Ericsson is working from the bottom.
Ericsson looking to control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
West postures up and lands a big shot to Ericsson's brow.
West lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Ericsson looking for a sweep. Not yet Ericsson, not yet.
Ericsson keeping moving, preventing West from controlling successfully.
Ericsson is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
West throws a big elbow that misses.
Ericsson keeping moving, preventing West from controlling successfully.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Ericsson pivots, looking for a leg kick but West is out of range and Ericsson settles back down.
West misses with a series of wild punches.
Ericsson attempts a counter takedown but West avoids it well and moves away.
Ericsson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from West.
West looks for the body kick but Ericsson saw that one coming.
Ericsson changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Ericsson lands a jab.
Ericsson scores with a kick to the midsection.
West fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Ludvig Ericsson dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Billy West's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


West cracks the inside of Ericsson's front leg.
Ericsson swinging wildly here.
Ericsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ericsson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
West moves out of range of the strikes.
West takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
West fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ericsson manages to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ericsson's hands are dropping dangerously low here and West connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Ericsson scrambles back to his feet.
West scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
West misses with a straight right.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson looks to land a combination. West sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Ericsson tries to land a front kick but West steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Ericsson thows a leg kick but West checks it
and West counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Ericsson wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Ericsson slips under a jab from West.
West rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Ericsson moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
West lands a jab to the head.
A leg kick checked by West.
Nice defenses there by West.
A countering left hand to the body from West misses.
West will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson throws a lazy head kick
and West connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
No joy there for West, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! West crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Ericsson - the referee stops the clock and West gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Ericsson. West manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Ericsson moves away from the strike by West.
Ericsson avoids the body shot from West.
Ericsson is looking to counter punch.
Ericsson bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

Ericsson lands a big uppercut and West crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but West looks OK. Ericsson waves West back to his feet!
West tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Ericsson is able to avoid easily.
It looked like Ericsson was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from West.
Ericsson throws a leg kick
and West counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Ericsson fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and West has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
West swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Ericsson counters with a crisp right that sends West to the canvas! Ericsson follows up with punches from the mount and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:58 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ludvig Ericsson!
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
68%

 

Event: GAMMA#680 Diehard v Lane     
Date:   Dec 23, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Katsu Laoka (ranked 338 p4p, 49 weight class) and Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 272 p4p, 38 weight class). Laoka comes to the cage accompanied by The Bell Tolls. Ludvig Ericsson has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

188 cm
38
205 lbs
30 - 15 - 5
186 cm
30
212 lbs
16 - 9 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

IniTech Nutrition
Urban Fighter

Red Light Coffeeshop
KAISER Nutrition - Q160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 15 losses and 5 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Katsu Laoka!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Timothy Bukovac and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson slips under a jab.
Ericsson with a nice cross.
Ericsson scoring well with a low kick there.
Ericsson fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Laoka tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ericsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Laoka.
Ericsson cracks the inside of Laoka's front leg.
Laoka throws a leg kick that is checked

and Ericsson counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Laoka!
Laoka is putting a lot of effort into getting back to his feet here.
Ericsson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Laoka keeps working.
Ericsson works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson wants to control but Laoka is keeping him busy.
Laoka dodges the ground and pound from Ericsson.
Check out the look on Ericsson's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Laoka is not content to let Ericsson control the position.
Ericsson has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Laoka wants to get back to his feet but Ericsson drags him back down.
Ericsson trying to control the action but Laoka is working from the bottom.
Ericsson throwing strikes but Laoka manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson looks to move to half guard but instead Laoka has passed into mount! Damn!

Laoka is standing up, even though he is in mount.

Ericsson drives through and clinches with Laoka against the cage.
Ericsson scores with a nice hook to the head.
Ericsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ericsson.
Laoka missing with knees to the body.
Laoka gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Ericsson.
Ericsson scores with a shot to the side of Laoka's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Laoka swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ericsson swings wildly with an uppercut but Laoka uses good head movement to avoid it.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Ericsson gets through Laoka's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Laoka tries to land a knee to the head but Ericsson blocks with his arms.
Ericsson stalling.
Ericsson is working for takedown but Laoka is calmly controlling the position for now.
Laoka throws a knee to the head but misses.
Laoka stops a takedown attempt from Ericsson.
Katsu Laoka has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ludvig Ericsson.
A head punch on the inside from Laoka fails to land.
Laoka swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Laoka swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Laoka is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Ericsson is keeping busy.
Laoka lands with a light punch inside.
Ericsson working aggressively here.
Stalling in the clinch from Ericsson.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Ericsson takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Laoka tries to throw a body punch but Ericsson avoids it by throwing Laoka back against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson scores with a shot to the side of Laoka's head.
Laoka misses with a punch to the body.
Laoka throws a punch but it's blocked by Ericsson.
Laoka lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Laoka with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Ericsson cracks Laoka with a nice body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Laoka tries to work over Ericsson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Laoka stalling.
Ericsson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Laoka goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ericsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Laoka.
Laoka misses with a punch on the inside.
Ericsson working aggressively here.
Laoka lands a left hand.
Ericsson lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Ericsson working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Laoka is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Ericsson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Laoka's elbow.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ericsson takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Laoka lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ericsson dips to his left and cracks Laoka with an uppercut!
Laoka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ericsson moves away.
Laoka throws a looping overhand right but Ericsson ducks down to avoid it.
Ericsson tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Laoka misses the shot to the body.
Laoka scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Laoka throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ericsson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ericsson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Laoka drops his hands momentarily and Ericsson takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A thudding body kick lands there by Ericsson!
Laoka tried to score with a low kick but Ericsson checks it.
Laoka catches Ericsson with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Ericsson throws a nice outside leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Laoka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ericsson.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Laoka on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Ericsson misses with a straight left.
Laoka misses with a right hand

and Ericsson counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Laoka avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Ericsson is looking to work some ground and pound but Laoka has wrist control.
Laoka keeping moving, preventing Ericsson from controlling successfully.
Laoka wants to stand but Ericsson is controlling the position.
Ericsson is looking to advance position but Laoka has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!

Ericsson tries to lock up and control but Laoka gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson is working to get back to half guard.
Laoka avoids the attempt from Ericsson to control.

Laoka stands up from the dominant position. He obviously fancies his chances standing.
Laoka takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Laoka throws a shot from downtown. Ericsson moves away and avoids it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A jab from Laoka does it's job there.
Ericsson stuns Laoka with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Ericsson ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Laoka scores with a body shot.
Laoka jabs Ericsson right on the nose. Ericsson blinks but takes it well.
Ericsson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Laoka manages to avoid it.
Laoka appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Laoka misses with a straight right.
A nice side step and Ericsson releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
The fighters circling - Laoka throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ericsson avoids the body shot from Laoka.
Ericsson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ericsson shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Laoka as he avoids it easily.
Ericsson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Ericsson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Laoka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ericsson moves away.
Laoka tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ericsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Laoka.
Ericsson misses with a low kick.
Ericsson misses with a kick to the body.
A low kick from Laoka is predictable there

and Ericsson counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Laoka tries to kick Ericsson off but Ericsson keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.

Laoka pushes Ericsson off and gets back to his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ericsson scores with a punch to the head.
Laoka moves out of range as Ericsson throws a body kick.
A head kick by Laoka misses

and Ericsson counters with a single leg into guard. Laoka didn't expect that.

Laoka pushes Ericsson off for just long enough to get back to his feet. Very athletic spring there.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Ericsson.
Ericsson tries to land a front kick but Laoka steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Laoka throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Laoka takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Laoka checks a low kick from Ericsson.
Laoka works the jab nicely.
Ericsson closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Laoka keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Laoka lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Katsu Laoka seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ericsson blocks a low kick nicely.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ericsson lands a nice shot to the body.
Ericsson throws a front kick aimed at Laoka's knee but Laoka avoids it well.
Laoka takes a jab right on the kisser.
Ericsson looks to land a combination. Laoka sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Ericsson misses the jab.
Laoka is looking to score with low kicks.
Laoka ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Ericsson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Good exchange - Laoka coming out on top.
Laoka moves out of range as Ericsson strikes.
Laoka listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Laoka misses with a kick to the body

and Ericsson counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Laoka!
Laoka tries to get back to his feet but has found himself mounted instead. Damn, that's gotta suck.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Laoka tries to buck Ericsson off but he can't manage it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson looking to control and managing it successfully.
Laoka is trying to get back to his feet but can't.
Laoka blocking the ground and pound.
Ericsson throwing strikes here but Laoka is writhing around nicely and avoiding any serious damage.
Ericsson lands with some strikes.
Laoka avoids a series of strikes thrown by Ericsson.
Ericsson looking to ground and pound his opponent to a finish here.
Ericsson postures up and cracks his opponent a couple of times before moving back into close ground control. Laoka looks a forlorn figure.
Ericsson working the ground and pound effectively.

Laoka is rocked!
We've been hearing good reports from Laoka's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Oooh a big shot lands for Ericsson! Laoka is out! The ref dives in to save him from more punishment!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:27 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Ludvig Ericsson!
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
77%

 

Event: GAMMA#676 Defoe v Ericsson     
Date:   Dec 02, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Menace Defoe (ranked 14 p4p, 3 weight class) and Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 131 p4p, 17 weight class). Defoe comes to the cage accompanied by Bodies. Ludvig Ericsson acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

188 cm
30
213 lbs
21 - 4 - 0
186 cm
29
212 lbs
16 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter
Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 180$)

Red Light Coffeeshop
KAISER Nutrition - Q160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Menace Defoe!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson misses the jab.
Defoe moves into range and connects with a jab.
Both fighters circling a little - Defoe finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Defoe throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ericsson avoids the head kick by Defoe.
Ericsson throws a nice outside leg kick.
A head kick misses from Defoe.

Defoe darts in and clinches Ericsson up against the cage.
I was talking to Defoe's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
A head punch on the inside from Ericsson fails to land.
Ericsson scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Defoe fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ericsson lands with a left to the head.
Ericsson lands with a left to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ericsson lands a shoulder strike.
Ericsson blocks a body shot from Defoe.
Defoe doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Ericsson misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson can't find room to land a body shot as Defoe controls the action.
Ericsson has Defoe pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Defoe manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Defoe goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ericsson lands a shoulder strike.
Ericsson has a couple of punches blocked by Defoe.
Defoe misses with some punches.
Ericsson blocks a body shot from Defoe.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Defoe.
Defoe blocks a body shot from Ericsson.
Ericsson misses with a hook to the ribs.
Defoe tries a body shot but Ericsson blocks it.
Ericsson wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Defoe lands a shoulder strike.
A short right from Defoe.
Ericsson is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Defoe pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Ericsson working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Ericsson misses with a punch on the inside.
Ericsson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Defoe goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Defoe goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Defoe presses Ericsson against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Ericsson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Defoe lands a body shot.

Ericsson manages to break the clinch.
Good work by Defoe as he checks the leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ericsson misses with a looping left.
Ericsson avoids the head kick by Defoe.
Ericsson with the counter takedown but Defoe avoids it easily.

Defoe gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Defoe takes a shot to the head.
Ericsson dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Ericsson tries for a takedown but Defoe manages to get underhooks.
Menace Defoe has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ludvig Ericsson.
Ericsson misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson struggles to land a body shot inside as Defoe controls his hands.
A head punch on the inside from Ericsson fails to land.
Defoe lands with a right to the head.
A short uppercut from Ericsson.
Defoe blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Defoe lands with a short shot to the head.
Ericsson tries a body shot but Defoe blocks it.
Defoe goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ericsson misses with a body punch.
Ericsson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Defoe scores with a shoulder strike.
Ericsson swings wildly with an uppercut but Defoe uses good head movement to avoid it.
Defoe tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ericsson's elbow.
Defoe struggles to land a body shot inside as Ericsson controls his hands.
Defoe tries a body shot but Ericsson blocks it.
Defoe lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Defoe lands a left hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson lands with a right to the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Ericsson looking to slow down the pace here.
Defoe goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Ericsson creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A short body shot lands from Defoe as the two fighters clinch.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Ericsson working aggressively here.
Ericsson wants to break free but Defoe has control.
Defoe tries to work over Ericsson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Defoe.
Defoe stops a takedown attempt from Ericsson.
Defoe misses with a hook from the clinch.
Defoe prevents a takedown attempt there.
Defoe blocking some punches.
Defoe misses with a short punch on the inside.
Defoe lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Menace Defoe will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Ericsson throws a shot from downtown. Defoe moves away and avoids it.
Defoe connects with a crisp jab.
Defoe with a nice cross.
Defoe ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Nice defenses there by Defoe.
Defoe scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Ericsson misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Ericsson dodges the punch combination from Defoe.
Menace Defoe is winning the standup battle so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Defoe checks the leg kick nicely there.
A solid body kick from Defoe.
Defoe throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Ericsson needs to keep his hands up - Defoe had a free shot at his head there.
Defoe thuds his shin into the meat of Ericsson's side.
Ericsson is breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Defoe paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Ericsson takes a jab right on the kisser.
Defoe scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Ericsson doesn't seem bothered though.
Ericsson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Menace Defoe seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Defoe cracks the inside of Ericsson's front leg.
Defoe tests Ericsson's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Ericsson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Ericsson scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Defoe lands a glancing blow to the side of Ericsson's head.
Defoe fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Ericsson has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Defoe doesn't manage to clinch there - Ericsson circles away.
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!
Defoe tries to land a front kick but Ericsson steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Ericsson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Defoe can pounce on him.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Defoe shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Ericsson changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Ericsson 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.
Ericsson lands with an overhand left.
A thudding body kick lands there by Defoe!

Defoe fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Ericsson, pushing him back against the cage.
Ericsson wants to take the fight to the mat but Defoe manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Ericsson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ericsson taking a breather.
Defoe goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A short body shot lands from Ericsson as the two fighters clinch.
Ericsson prevents a body shot from Defoe.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ericsson.
Defoe misses with a body punch.

Ericsson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Menace Defoe is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Defoe lands a nice hook to Ericsson's body. Ericsson takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson takes a jab right on the kisser.
Ericsson scores with a jab to the jaw.
Ericsson misses with a looping left.
Decent striking displayed by Defoe there.
Ericsson throws a half hearted mid kick.
Defoe scores with a shot to the body.
Defoe fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Ericsson looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Ericsson fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Defoe is out of range.
And Defoe counters with a quick kick to the body but Ericsson blocks it.
Ericsson's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Defoe connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Ericsson scrambles back to his feet.
Defoe connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Ericsson momentarily.

Ericsson is rocked!
Defoe misses with a head kick.
Ericsson is still on wobbly legs! Can Defoe finish him?
Ericsson misses with a body kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Defoe lands with a massive overhand right! Stick a fork in Ericsson - he's out cold! Ermm... I think I just mixed my metaphors but yeah... That was a nice KO! Big win for Defoe!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:56 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Menace Defoe!
Menace Defoe retains his light heavyweight title!
Our winner, Menace Defoe, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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RATING
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Event: GAMMA#671 Bubba v Bryant 3     
Date:   Nov 04, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hector Verama (ranked 84 p4p, 11 weight class) and Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 233 p4p, 34 weight class). Verama comes to the cage accompanied by Swing It Away. Ludvig Ericsson has the eye of the tiger tonight.

188 cm
29
207 lbs
18 - 10 - 0
186 cm
29
212 lbs
15 - 8 - 0
Great wrestler
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 light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hector Verama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Jack Bonds and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Verama avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Verama has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Ericsson.
Ericsson throws the kick towards the body but Verama avoids it.
Ericsson fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Verama connects with a nice looking jab.
Verama looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Ericsson throws out a powerful jab.
Verama loads up on a big right hand but Ericsson slips the punch.
Ericsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A bone on bone clash there as Verama blocks the leg kick.
A good leg kick by Ericsson.
Ericsson wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Ericsson attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Ericsson thumps Verama with a low kick.
Verama moves out of range of the leg kick from Ericsson.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ericsson wants to clinch up but Verama keeps it at a distance.
Verama ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ericsson moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jab, jab by Ericsson - just one landing.
Verama bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Verama looks to land a right hand but Ericsson moved out of range.
Ericsson tries to clinch but Verama moves out of range.
Verama looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Ericsson takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Verama dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Ericsson. That did some damage!
Verama misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Ericsson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Verama paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Verama misses with an uppercut. Ericsson saw that one coming.
Ericsson tries a head kick but it misses.
Verama walks into a straight right hand from Ericsson.
Verama throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Verama cracks the inside of Ericsson's front leg.
Ericsson moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Verama jabs at Ericsson's body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ericsson attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Ericsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Verama throws a hook to the side of Ericsson's head but Ericsson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Verama blocks a head kick by Ericsson.
That kick from Verama tenderised Ericsson's leg. Ericsson is trying to keep his angry face on.
Verama plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Ericsson tries to land a body kick
and Ericsson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Verama lands a body shot.
Ericsson looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Ericsson looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Hector Verama is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Verama displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ericsson throws out the jab.
Verama thuds his shin into the meat of Ericsson's side.

Verama forces Ericsson back against the cage and clinches.
A short right from Verama on the inside.
Verama scores with a shoulder strike.
Verama misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Ericsson tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Verama blocks a body shot from Ericsson.
Verama swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Verama misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Verama tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Verama doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Verama scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Verama misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Verama tries to work over Ericsson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Verama misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ericsson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Verama misses with some punches.
Verama throws an elbow but it misses.
Verama tries to throw a body punch but Ericsson avoids it by throwing Verama back against the cage.
Verama pushes Ericsson back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Verama can't find room to land a body shot as Ericsson controls the action.
Ericsson lands a shoulder strike.
Verama lands on the inside with an uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson lands a shot to the body.
Verama tries to throw a body punch but Ericsson avoids it by throwing Verama back against the cage.
Ericsson blocks an uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ericsson on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Ericsson has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Verama is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Ericsson is looking to take this one to the mat.
Ericsson lands a hook that snaps the head of Verama backwards.
Verama goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Verama doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Ericsson is looking to take this one to the mat.
Hector Verama has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ludvig Ericsson.
Nice body punch from Verama.
Verama misses with a punch on the inside.
Verama tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Verama misses with a short punch on the inside.
Verama misses with a punch to the body.
Verama lands a right hand.
A frustrated look appears on Verama's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Verama misses with a punch on the inside.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Verama throws a push kick but Ericsson slaps the foot to one side.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Verama. Ericsson shrugs it off though.

Ericsson clinches up against the cage.
Ericsson pushes Verama back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Ericsson prevents a body shot from Verama.
Verama tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Verama misses with a punch on the inside.
Verama tries a body shot but Ericsson blocks it.
Verama tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ericsson's elbow.

Ericsson turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Ericsson manages to end up in side control.
Ericsson scores with punches from side control.
Verama tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Ericsson wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Ericsson tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Verama taking a bit of punishment here - Ericsson scoring with strikes.
Ericsson in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.

That's one minute gone in the round.
You can see the frustration on Verama's face as Ericsson controls the position.
Ericsson creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.
Ericsson is chipping away with strikes.
Verama is trying to get back to half guard.
Ericsson lands an elbow.
Ericsson lands an elbow.
Verama is trying to control Ericsson's posture but Ericsson avoids it.
Ericsson in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Verama is looking for a sweep.
Verama is working hard here to advance position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verama seems a little lost for a moment, as Ericsson dominates the positioning.
Verama is working to avoid the ground and pound but Ericsson connects with a decent elbow.
You can see the frustration on Verama's face as Ericsson controls the position.
Verama tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Ericsson working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
Ericsson gets to mount! Verama was on the offensive and wasn't defending properly.
Ericsson punishing his opponent with strikes.
Ericsson avoids the attempt from Verama to control.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ericsson postures up and connects with a big shot that has rocked Verama badly. He's trying desperately to grab hold of Ericsson around the waist but Ericsson pushes him off and unloads with more strikes, forcing the referee to jump in and save him! Ericsson is the winner by TKO! Ericsson jumps onto the cage and shouts into the camera. "We did it momma!"

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:56 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ludvig Ericsson!
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FIGHT
RATING
62%

 

Event: GAMMA#666 Curry v Gunnar 2     
Date:   Oct 07, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 288 p4p, 43 weight class) and Jack Shaw (ranked 330 p4p, 49 weight class). Shaw has chosen Family Force 5 - Chainsaw as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

186 cm
29
212 lbs
14 - 8 - 0
191 cm
35
214 lbs
27 - 12 - 1
Great wrestler
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 light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jack Shaw!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Some bone on bone action there as Shaw checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Shaw chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Ericsson has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Hunter MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Ericsson moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Shaw blocks a leg kick.
Ericsson throws a jab when Shaw was well out of range.
Ericsson sets himself, and Shaw steps forward looking for the clinch! Ericsson avoids it this time.

Shaw gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Shaw tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Shaw can't find room to land a body shot as Ericsson controls the action.
We've been informed that Shaw 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.
Ericsson lands a hook to the side of the head.
A hook to the body from Shaw.
Ericsson misses with a body punch.
Ericsson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson avoids the elbow strike from Shaw, against the cage.
Shaw lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Ericsson backwards.
Shaw looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Ericsson misses with a punch on the inside.
Shaw misses with a punch on the inside.
Shaw makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson gets through Shaw's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Ericsson throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Shaws head.

Ericsson's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Shaw misses with a body shot.
Ericsson wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Ericsson jabbing away but nothing is landing.

Ericsson closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Shaw quickly recovers to half guard.
Shaw is controlling Ericsson's position as best he can from this difficult position.

Shaw looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Nice strikes from Ericsson there.
Shaw has a hand on Ericsson's thigh, trying to get back to full guard. Ericsson takes advantage of the position though and mounts him!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Shaw is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson lands an elbow that was bordering on illegal but the referee lets it go with a warning.
Shaw takes a big shot to the head but keeps on trying to improve his position.
Ericsson is landing with some decent strikes but Shaw is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ericsson is in the full mount, landing strikes.
Shaw is wriggling around trying to escape.
Ericsson dominating with strikes here.
BOOM! Ericsson connects with a massive shot to the dome!

Shaw is rocked!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ericsson content just to control the position here.
Shaw is still in real trouble! Can Ericsson finish him?
Ericsson unloading with bombs!
Ericsson lands a big shot to the head and Shaw winces in pain. He's tapped out due to strikes!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Strikes). Ludvig Ericsson!
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RATING
63%

 

Event: GAMMA#663 McTearson v Cole     
Date:   Sep 16, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 440 p4p, 68 weight class) and Jake Theodorou (ranked 455 p4p, 70 weight class). Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

186 cm
29
212 lbs
13 - 8 - 0
185 cm
38
214 lbs
32 - 13 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Jake Theodorou!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Steven Brown and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
No luck with that takedown attempt from Ericsson.
Theodorou looks to land a left hand but Ericsson moved out of range nicely.
Theodorou works the jab nicely.
Theodorou throws a right hand that misses
and Ericsson counters with a slapping leg kick.
We've been informed that Theodorou 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.
Nice jab there from Theodorou.
Theodorou throws a hook but Ericsson avoids it easily.
Ericsson connects with a leg kick. Theodorou looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Theodorou moves out of range of the body kick.
Ericsson keeps Theodorou at a distance using the push kick.
Theodorou fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Ericsson checks it well.
Ericsson lands an overhand right.
Theodorou shoots in looking for a takedown but Ericsson manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Theodorou's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Ericsson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Theodorou fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Theodorou fails to land with a series of punches.
Ericsson throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Theodorou misses with an uppercut. Ericsson saw that one coming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Theodorou feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.
Ericsson preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Ericsson has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Theodorou postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Ericsson is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Theodorou wants to improve his position but Ericsson is controlling well.
Ericsson thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Theodorou blocking the ground and pound attempt from Ericsson.
Ericsson wants to pass to mount but Theodorou is defending the position.
Theodorou trying to control but Ericsson postures up.
Ericsson controlling the action here.
Theodorou has his hands clasped together around Ericsson's back. He's all about the action.
Ericsson thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Theodorou's head.
Ericsson with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Ericsson 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.
Theodorou wants to improve his position but Ericsson is controlling well.
Theodorou keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Theodorou tries to get to full guard but Ericsson has control of the leg.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Ericsson is looking to advance position but Theodorou won't allow it.
Ericsson wants to control but Theodorou is keeping him busy.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Theodorou is looking to improve his position.
Theodorou trying to hold on to Ericsson's head to control him but Ericsson postures up.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Theodorou misses with a body shot.
Theodorou tries for a takedown but Ericsson sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Jake Theodorou seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Theodorou swings widly with a right hand
and Ericsson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Ericsson throws a low kick but Theodorou moves out of range easily.
Ericsson throws a nice inside leg kick.
Theodorou throws a shot from downtown. Ericsson moves away and avoids it.
Ericsson throws a push kick but Theodorou slaps the foot to one side.
Theodorou tries to score a power double leg takedown but Ericsson sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Theodorou somewhat.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Theodorou fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Ericsson to the ground. Theodorou is now in Ericsson's guard.
Ericsson wants to sweep here but Theodorou controlling him for the moment.
Theodorou throws a big elbow that misses.
Theodorou stopping the sweep attempt from Ericsson.
Theodorou postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Theodorou postures up in Ericsson's guard and throws a big left but Ericsson blocks it.
Theodorou lands a couple of digs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Ericsson trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Theodorou keeping moving, preventing Ericsson from controlling successfully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson with a nice head shot there.
Theodorou keeping moving, preventing Ericsson from controlling successfully.
Theodorou manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Ericsson manages to get himself to full guard.

Ericsson 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.
Theodorou missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Theodorou chips away with some ground and pound.
Ericsson looking to hit a scissor sweep but Theodorou is one step ahead there.
Theodorou with a flurry of punches that miss.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Theodorou trying to control the position from guard on top but Ericsson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Ericsson looking for a sweep. Not yet Ericsson, not yet.
Ericsson is working hard here to advance position.
Theodorou in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Ericsson wants to sweep here but Theodorou controlling him for the moment.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Theodorou tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Ericsson defends well and Theodorou ends up having to push Ericsson into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Ericsson.
Ericsson throws a head kick that half lands.

It looks like Jake Theodorou has been cut.
Ericsson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ericsson thows a leg kick but Theodorou checks it

and Theodorou counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Theodorou.
Theodorou is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Theodorou postures up.
Ericsson looking for a sweep. Not yet Ericsson, not yet.
Theodorou looking to sit in guard and control but Ericsson gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Theodorou controlling Ericsson's posture.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Ericsson content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ericsson scoring with some ground and pound.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ericsson stands up over Theodorou, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Ericsson postures up in Theodorou's guard and throws a big left but Theodorou blocks it.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Theodorou is on top in guard.

Ericsson utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Theodorou lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Theodorou landing some decent shots from guard.
Theodorou throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Ericsson works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Jake Theodorou will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Jake Theodorou'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. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Ericsson misses with a kick to the body.
Theodorou shoots in for a takedown but Ericsson shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Ericsson throwing a counter right hand but Theodorou manages to avoid it.
Theodorou throws a looping overhand right but Ericsson ducks down to avoid it.

Ericsson looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Theodorou wants to get back to full guard.
Ericsson takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Theodorou trying to control from the bottom.
Ericsson is controlling the pace.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson winds up and cracks Theodorou with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Theodorou is looking for a sweep. Ericsson is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Theodorou controlling the position well.
Theodorou is not content to let Ericsson control the position.
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. Ericsson connects with a nice short shot to Theodorou's temple.

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.
Ericsson lands with a punch from half guard.
Ludvig Ericsson overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Ericsson is trying to control the action in half guard but Theodorou is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Ericsson landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Theodorou tries to roll over but Ericsson keeps him under control.
Ericsson thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Theodorou's head.
Theodorou wants to get back to full guard.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Ericsson in particular looking to stall.
Theodorou trying to control from the bottom.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Ericsson sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Theodorou defending well though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Theodorou keeps control of the position for the meantime.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Theodorou fails with the takedown
and Ericsson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Ludvig Ericsson is winning the standup battle so far.
Ericsson lets loose with a powerful body kick. Theodorou will feel that in the morning.
Theodorou takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Ericsson lands an overhand right.
Ericsson misses with a body kick.
Theodorou avoids the body shot from Ericsson.
Theodorou walks forward, straight into a front kick from Ericsson.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Ericsson.
Ericsson scores with a jab. Theodorou acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Theodorou connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Ericsson momentarily.
Theodorou tries to score a power double leg takedown but Ericsson sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Theodorou somewhat.
Ludvig Ericsson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jake Theodorou.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Theodorou misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ericsson scores with a hook.
Ericsson throws a right and a left that Theodorou avoids nicely.
Ericsson moves away from the strike by Theodorou.
Ericsson displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Theodorou.
Theodorou throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Theodorou throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

Theodorou closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Ericsson to the mat! Ericsson manages to get full guard.
Theodorou missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Ericsson is adopting a defensive guard.
Ericsson has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ludvig Ericsson showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Ericsson 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 Andrew Berry scores the fight 29:28
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 29:28
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ludvig Ericsson!
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Event: GAMMA#652 Sito v Emelienko     
Date:   Aug 05, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between The Sandman and Ludvig Ericsson. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
31
210 lbs
16 - 11 - 1
186 cm
28
212 lbs
12 - 8 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
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 light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, The Sandman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ericsson connects with an inside leg kick.
Ericsson throws the left hand but Sandman avoids the punch easily.

Ericsson shoots in for a takedown and gets it.

Sandman looking for submissions off his back.

Sandman is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Ericsson pulls his head out easily.
Ericsson thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Sandman's head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.

Sandman looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Sandman is trying to get back to full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson trying to control the pace.
Ericsson scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Sandman wants to improve his position but Ericsson is controlling well.
Sandman taking some punishment here, with Ericsson in his half guard.
Sandman is looking for a sweep. Ericsson is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Ericsson content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Sandman is trying to get back to full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.

Sandman looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Sandman is in trouble now - Ericsson has advanced to mount!
Sandman is looking to improve his position but Ericsson isn't that keen on the idea.
Sandman is working hard here to advance position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ericsson trying to control but Sandman is having none of it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson prevents Sandman from getting the reversal.
Ericsson fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!
Sandman tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Ericsson trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Sandman is working to get back to half guard.
Ericsson connects with a couple of good shots from mount.
Ericsson wants to control the pace but Sandman is squirming around nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Sandman haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Ericsson with good strikes from the mount here!
Ericsson wants to control the pace but Sandman is squirming around nicely.
Ericsson scores with a couple of good head shots there.
Sandman is trying to escape the mount.
Ericsson lands a nice shot to the head.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Sandman is wriggling around trying to escape.
Ericsson landing strikes from the mount and Sandman is in trouble!

Sandman is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ericsson postures up and throws a big right hand. BOOM! Right on the button! Sandman is out cold - huge knockout for Ericsson!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Ludvig Ericsson!
The defeated The Sandman had this to say: 'cunt was doped up'.
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Event: GAMMA#644 Origi v Defoe     
Date:   Jul 01, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson and AJ McKenzie. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

186 cm
28
212 lbs
12 - 7 - 0
190 cm
29
221 lbs
20 - 7 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight 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 New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, AJ McKenzie!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Sam Margolis and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson moves out of range as McKenzie strikes.
McKenzie swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nice defenses there by Ericsson.
Ericsson tries to counter with a takedown but McKenzie is quick to defend against it.
McKenzie attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
McKenzie throws a leg kick

and Ericsson counters with a nice double leg into side control. McKenzie won't be happy with that.
Ericsson takes a little break here. McKenzie wants to take advantage but he is being controlled well.
McKenzie tries to bench press Ericsson off him but Ericsson keeps the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson is looking to take a break and control but McKenzie is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Ericsson throwing strikes but missing, from side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Ericsson misses with the ground and pound.
McKenzie tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Ericsson wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Ericsson throws a strike aimed at the side of McKenzie's head but McKenzie avoids it well.
A lull in the action here as Ericsson stalls from top position.
Ericsson is trying to ground and pound but McKenzie uses the momentary lack of control by Ericsson to regain half guard.
Ericsson wants to take a breather but McKenzie is having none of it.

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.
Ericsson working the head and body with strikes.
Ericsson thows a huge punch but McKenzie dodges it nicely.
Ericsson missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Ericsson throwing shots but McKenzie is blocking nicely.
McKenzie controlling the position well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ericsson controlling the pace.
Ericsson seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down McKenzie for as long as he can get away with.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McKenzie is looking for a sweep. Ericsson is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
McKenzie ducks under a wild hook from Ericsson.
AJ McKenzie seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A telegraphed right hand from Ericsson misses the target.
Ericsson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
McKenzie pivots, looking for a leg kick but Ericsson is out of range and McKenzie settles back down.
Ericsson appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
McKenzie throws a series of punches but Ericsson avoids them all with ease.

Ericsson fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging McKenzie to the ground. Ericsson is now in McKenzie's guard.
Ericsson 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.
Ericsson wants to pass the guard but McKenzie is keeping the position.
Ericsson throws a big elbow that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McKenzie managing to control the position.
Ericsson controls from within his opponent's guard.
Ericsson trying to control the position from guard on top but McKenzie is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Ericsson is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ericsson steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from McKenzie. That one must have hurt.
McKenzie throws a sloppy head kick and Ericsson moves out of range easily.
Ericsson feinted with a counter takedown.
A low kick from McKenzie is predictable there
and Ericsson counters with a nice body kick.
Ericsson takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Ericsson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
McKenzie misses with a straight left.
A swing and a miss from McKenzie.
Ericsson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. McKenzie sees it coming and avoids it easily.
McKenzie throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McKenzie scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
McKenzie throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
McKenzie misses with a kick to the body.
McKenzie missing with a left hand there. Ericsson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McKenzie looks to land a body kick but Ericsson moved away.
Ericsson throws a shot from downtown. McKenzie moves away and avoids it.
Ericsson throws a lazy right hand but McKenzie sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ericsson missing with a left hand there. McKenzie was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Ericsson shoots in looking for a takedown. McKenzie tries to sprawl out of it but Ericsson keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. McKenzie manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Ericsson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but McKenzie manages to avoid it.
McKenzie throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ericsson loads up on a big right hand but McKenzie slips the punch.
McKenzie tries to counter with a clinch but Ericsson shakes him off and moves away.
McKenzie throws a wild body kick that Ericsson sees coming a mile off.
McKenzie lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McKenzie is looking to land body kicks.
Ericsson tries to counter with a takedown but McKenzie is quick to defend against it.
Ericsson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that McKenzie can do to turn this around?
McKenzie throws a hook but Ericsson blocks it.
McKenzie stuns Ericsson with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Ericsson connects with a high kick.
McKenzie thows a left - swing and a miss!
A shot to the liver by McKenzie. Beautiful body shot.
McKenzie throws a right hand that misses
and Ericsson counters with a nice uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McKenzie scores with a hook to the body. Ericsson takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Ericsson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McKenzie.
McKenzie throws a body punch but Ericsson moves out of range.
Ericsson looks to land a body kick but McKenzie moved away.
A big right from Ericsson misses.
McKenzie throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McKenzie needs to keep his hands up - Ericsson had a free shot at his head there.
McKenzie stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and McKenzie wants it to stay on the feet.
McKenzie throws a leg kick which misses Ericsson's front leg but catches the back leg as Ericsson tries to avoid it.
Ericsson blocks a jab.
A nice leg kick lands there from Ericsson.
McKenzie misses with a body shot.
Ericsson blocks a jab.
Ericsson lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
McKenzie ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
McKenzie lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
AJ McKenzie is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
McKenzie throws a leg kick but Ericsson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
McKenzie throws a lazy right hand but Ericsson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McKenzie tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ericsson was well out of range. Poor timing from McKenzie.
McKenzie tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Ericsson manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Nice uppercut there from McKenzie.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ericsson scores with a kick to the midsection.
McKenzie misses with a hook
and Ericsson counters with a nice low kick that buckles McKenzie's knee momentarily.
McKenzie throws a head kick that Ericsson semi-blocks.
Ericsson looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? McKenzie is fending him off so far but Ericsson persists. Nope, McKenzie circles away and we're back to standing.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ludvig Ericsson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Ericsson on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Ericsson throws a quick inside leg kick.
McKenzie throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ericsson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
McKenzie throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
McKenzie keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

AJ McKenzie showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
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!


Ericsson shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Ericsson tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
McKenzie throws a lazy uppercut

and Ericsson counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Ericsson.
Ericsson trying to control the position from guard on top but McKenzie is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Ericsson looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
McKenzie bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Ericsson's guard.

We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Ludvig Ericsson overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McKenzie trying to control the position from guard on top but Ericsson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Ericsson wants to sweep here but McKenzie controlling him for the moment.
McKenzie is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Ericsson wants to sweep here but McKenzie controlling him for the moment.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ericsson wants to hit a switch here but McKenzie passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Ericsson there!

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.
Ericsson is trying to escape the mount.
Ericsson tries to hold on but McKenzie pushes him away.
Ericsson working to try and regain half guard.
McKenzie tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McKenzie is continuing to stall.
Ericsson is wriggling around trying to escape.
McKenzie controlling from the full mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Ericsson regains half guard.
McKenzie not doing much here.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Ericsson punching from the bottom.

And that's the end of the fight!
AJ McKenzie comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think McKenzie 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 Richard Clark scores the fight 28:29
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 28:29
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... AJ McKenzie!

AJ McKenzie seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: GAMMA#642 Shin v McTearson     
Date:   Jun 17, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson and Jack Shaw. Shaw has chosen Family Force 5 - Chainsaw as his entrance music. Jack Shaw is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

186 cm
28
212 lbs
11 - 7 - 0
191 cm
34
214 lbs
23 - 10 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Aspire Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jack Shaw!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Sam Margolis and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Ericsson clinches.
A short uppercut from Ericsson.
Shaw blocking some punches.
Shaw misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ericsson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ericsson tries for a takedown but Shaw manages to get underhooks.
Ericsson misses with a punch to the body.
We've been informed that Shaw 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.
Shaw misses with a punch to the body.
Shaw scores with a shoulder strike.
A short uppercut from Ericsson.
Ericsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Shaw.
Shaw lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Ericsson lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Shaw backwards.
A short right from Shaw.
Ericsson blocks a body shot from Shaw.
Ericsson being controlled against the cage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A short right from Shaw.
Ericsson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson working aggressively here.
Shaw misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ericsson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ericsson blocks an uppercut.
Shaw lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Shaw blocking some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ericsson.
Ericsson lands a left hand that snaps the head of Shaw backwards.
Shaw lands a shot to the body.
Ericsson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Shaw misses with a punch on the inside.
Shaw goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Shaw lands a nice uppercut.
Shaw lands a nice uppercut.
Shaw working aggressively here.
A bit of stalling here from Shaw.
Shaw fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Shaw fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ericsson blocking some punches.
Ericsson digs a right hand underneath Shaw's ribcage. Shaw let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Shaw misses with a body punch.
Shaw taking a breather.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Ericsson.
A shot in the inside from Shaw.
Ericsson pushes Shaw back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Shaw blocking some punches.
Ericsson being controlled against the cage.
Ericsson lands with a right to the head.
Ericsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Shaw.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Shaw.
Ericsson digs a right hand underneath Shaw's ribcage. Shaw let out a lung full of air as it connected.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson just leaning against Shaw, taking a breather.
Ericsson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Shaw avoiding damage.
Ericsson taking a breather.
Ericsson misses with a body punch.
Shaw misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ericsson controlling the action here for a moment.
A short right from Shaw on the inside.
Shaw blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Shaw lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Nice body punch from Shaw.
Shaw tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ericsson throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Shaw misses with a punch on the inside.
Ericsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Shaw.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
A shot in the inside from Ericsson.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ericsson.
Ericsson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Shaw blocks an uppercut.
Shaw tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Shaw.
Shaw taking a breather.
Shaw stalls.
Ericsson looking to stall.
Ericsson will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Shaw up against the cage.
Shaw lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nice defenses there by Ericsson.
Ericsson works Shaw's body with a nice hook.
Ericsson throws a sloppy head kick
and Shaw counters with a series of strikes. Ericsson will be more careful next time no doubt.
Ericsson cracks Shaw with a good jab.
A clash of legs there as Shaw blocks the low kick.
Ericsson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Shaw. That did some damage!
Ericsson misses with a hook
and Shaw counters with a lovely straight right hand!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A chopping leg kick lands by Ericsson.
Ericsson wants to clinch up but Shaw keeps it at a distance.
Ericsson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Jab, jab by Ericsson - just one landing.
Shaw throws a poor cross that misses

and Ericsson counters with a takedown into side control.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
Shaw is trying to get back to half guard.
Ericsson lands some shots froms side control.
Ericsson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Shaw keeps working.
Ericsson in side control, throwing shots but Shaw defends.
Shaw tries to slip a leg under to move to half guard but Ericsson presses down on the leg and jumps into full mount!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Shaw keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Shaw regains half guard.
Ericsson landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ericsson trying to control the pace.
Shaw is not content to let Ericsson control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shaw wants to improve his position but Ericsson is controlling well.
Shaw is positioning himself well to prevent Ericsson advancing to mount.
Shaw is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Ericsson 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.
Shaw has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Ericsson is working away from the top position though.

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.
Ericsson content to control rather than advance.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Shaw doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Shaw keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ericsson tries to score with a low kick but Shaw moves his leg out of the way.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Shaw misses with an uppercut. Ericsson saw that one coming.

Ericsson gets in close and instigates a clinch.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Ludvig Ericsson dominated that second round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Ericsson tests Shaw's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Shaw's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Ericsson connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Shaw scrambles back to his feet.
Ericsson goes for a double leg but Shaw avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Shaw continues to drive forward.
Ericsson throws the left hand but Shaw avoids the punch easily.
Ericsson connects with a crisp jab.
Ericsson is looking to land body kicks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Ericsson rushes Shaw and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Shaw lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Ericsson is working for takedown but Shaw is calmly controlling the position for now.
Shaw prevents a takedown attempt there.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ludvig Ericsson. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shaw swings wildly with an uppercut but Ericsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Shaw takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Shaw scores with a shot to the side of Ericsson's head.
Ericsson lands a hook that snaps the head of Shaw backwards.
Ericsson stalling in the clinch but Shaw improves position.
Shaw fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Shaw is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Ericsson goes for a takedown attempt but Shaw pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Shaw thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ericsson fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Shaw avoids it really well and circles away.
Ericsson backing away here, and Shaw unleashes a leg kick that just misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Shaw manages to avoid it.
Ericsson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A low kick from Ericsson misses
and Shaw counters with a left and a right that stings Ericsson.
Ericsson throws a big shot that misses.
It seemed like Shaw was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Ericsson connects with a crisp jab.
A head kick misses from Ericsson.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Ericsson drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Ericsson postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shaw struggling a bit here.
Shaw tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Ericsson wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Shaw gets back to half guard.
Ericsson seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Ericsson is keen to just control but Shaw is a slippery customer.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ericsson winds up and cracks Shaw with a swinging punch to the side of the head.

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.
Shaw has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Ericsson is working away from the top position though.
We've been hearing that Ericsson has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.
Ericsson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Shaw can do to turn this around?
Ericsson seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Shaw is looking to improve his position.
Ericsson wants to control but Shaw is keeping him busy.
Ericsson prevents Shaw from improving his position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ericsson seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ludvig Ericsson showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Ericsson 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 Richard Clark scores the fight 30:28
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 30:27
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 30:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ludvig Ericsson!
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RATING
43%

 

Event: gc150     
Date:   May 20, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson and Stew Sauced. Sauced has chosen Irish Jig 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.

186 cm
27
212 lbs
10 - 7 - 0
194 cm
34
207 lbs
13 - 13 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Sully's Bar & Grill
Aspire Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Stew Sauced!
The judges for this bout are Chris Downing, Stewart Dunkirk and Alan Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sauced throws out the jab.
Ericsson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sauced manages to avoid it.
Ericsson misses with a body kick.
Ludvig Ericsson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ericsson catches Sauced with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

Ericsson forces Sauced back against the cage and clinches.
A short left from Sauced.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sauced.
I was talking to Ericsson's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Sauced wants to break free but Ericsson has control.
Ericsson tries to stall but Sauced uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sauced.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sauced tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ericsson lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Sauced backwards.
Ericsson keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Sauced's efforts to push away.
Sauced looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Sauced looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Ericsson wants to stall.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right from Ericsson.
Sauced working hard to break the clinch.
Ericsson swings wildly with an uppercut but Sauced uses good head movement to avoid it.

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

Ericsson gets a takedown into half guard.
Still in half guard, Ericsson seems content to control.
Ericsson thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Sauced's head.
Ericsson controlling the pace.
Sauced is pressing down on Ericsson's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson throwing strikes from guard but Sauced blocks nicely.
Ericsson with a flurry of punches that miss.
Sauced trying to control the position.
Ericsson working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Ericsson is stalling in the full guard.
Sauced controlling the position.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sauced ducks under a wild hook from Ericsson.
Ericsson gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Ericsson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Sauced throws out a counter right but Ericsson avoids it with no problem.
Sauced lands a glancing blow to the side of Ericsson's head.
Ericsson throws a series of strikes that have Sauced backpedaling.

It looks like Stew Sauced has been cut.
Good shot there by Sauced.
Ericsson connects with a solid leg kick.
Sauced has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Sauced there as he acknowledges the shot.
A clash of legs there as Sauced blocks the low kick.
Sauced needs to keep his hands up - Ericsson had a free shot at his head there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sauced digs a good body shot into Ericsson's ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sauced. Ericsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sauced takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

Sauced is rocked!
Ericsson circles and sees the opportunity to plant his feet and throw a really nice straight left hand that drops Sauced to the canvas! Sauced doesn't know where he is but he's trying to survive - Ericsson keeps piling on the pressure and forces the referee to step in! This one is aaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:22 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ludvig Ericsson!
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
38%

 

Event: gc147.5     
Date:   Apr 29, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson and Lefteris Papaioanou. Lefteris Papaioanou told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

186 cm
27
212 lbs
9 - 7 - 0
190 cm
32
205 lbs
16 - 7 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Urban Fighter
Voodoo Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lefteris Papaioanou!
The judges for this bout are Alan Glass, Robert Twigg and Tiny Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Ericsson.
A chopping leg kick lands by Ericsson.
Papaioanou will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Papaioanou throws a leg kick but Ericsson sees it coming and moves out of range.
Ericsson feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Papaioanou's calf.
Ericsson feints and then cracks Papaioanou's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Papaioanou down.
Papaioanou connects with a right hand. Ericsson shakes it off.
Papaioanou misses with a wild body shot.
A big left from Papaioanou misses.
Ericsson lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ericsson misses with a straight left.
Papaioanou rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Ericsson counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Papaioanou!
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!
Papaioanou is not content to let Ericsson control the position.
Papaioanou is trying to escape the position but Ericsson is controlling the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson wants to control but Papaioanou is keeping him busy.
Papaioanou sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Papaioanou has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Ericsson is working away from the top position though.
Ericsson works his way into side control.
Papaioanou is trying to improve his position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Ericsson grinds an elbow into Papaioanou's temple.
Ericsson looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Papaioanou is avoiding damage well.
Papaioanou is not content to let Ericsson control the position.
Ericsson controlling from side mount.
Ericsson grinds an elbow into Papaioanou's temple.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson working the ground and pound from side control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Papaioanou is looking for a sweep.
Papaioanou taking a bit of punishment here - Ericsson scoring with strikes.
Papaioanou can't do much from the bottom here.
Papaioanou is looking for a sweep.
Papaioanou is still trying to improve position.
Papaioanou is trying to work for a sweep but Ericsson has mounted him!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Papaioanou bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Ericsson trying to keep a closed guard but Papaioanou is proving a slippery customer.
Papaioanou wants to control from the top but Ericsson keeps moving.
Ericsson keeping full guard, as Papaioanou tries to pass.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ericsson pulls Papaioanou in to control the position.
Papaioanou postures up.
My spies in LOD: Better Alternative inform me that Papaioanou has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Papaioanou trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Papaioanou takes a jab right on the kisser.
Papaioanou fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ericsson manages to avoid it.
Papaioanou misses with a leg kick.
Papaioanou throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Papaioanou lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Ericsson lands a nice hook to Papaioanou's body. Papaioanou takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Ericsson lands the left hand.
Papaioanou finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Papaioanou misses with an uppercut.
A slow jab from Papaioanou misses its intended target.
Ericsson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Papaioanou can do to turn this around?
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ericsson darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Papaioanou throws out a leg kick but Ericsson moves out of range and Papaioanou only half commits.
Ericsson scores with a leg kick.
Ericsson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ericsson lands a front kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Papaioanou 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.
Ericsson scores with a jab to the body.
Ericsson fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
A clash of legs there as Papaioanou blocks the low kick.
A solid leg kick lands there for Ericsson.
Ericsson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Papaioanou moves away.
Ericsson lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Papaioanou tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ericsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Papaioanou.
Ericsson sizes up Papaioanou with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
A nice leg kick lands there from Papaioanou.
Papaioanou misses with a hook. Ericsson ducked under it nicely.
Ericsson uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Papaioanou has time to react.
Papaioanou throws a big shot that misses.
Papaioanou throws a body punch but Ericsson moves out of range.
Papaioanou takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Ludvig Ericsson is winning the standup battle so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A decent looking cross lands there for Ericsson.
Papaioanou throws a low kick, looking for Ericsson's leg but Ericsson calmly moves out of range.
A thudding body kick lands there by Ericsson!
Ericsson throws a nice inside leg kick.
Papaioanou's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Ericsson throws a head kick but Papaioanou moves out of range.

Ericsson rushes Papaioanou and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Ericsson throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Papaioanous head.
Ericsson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
I was talking to Ericsson's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Papaioanou tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ericsson's elbow.
Papaioanou tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Papaioanou can't find room to land a body shot as Ericsson controls the action.
Papaioanou misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ericsson.
Ericsson lands a nice uppercut.

Ericsson turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Ericsson manages to end up in side control.
Papaioanou keeps Ericsson under control for a moment.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson with the ground and pound but Papaioanou regains half guard under the barage of strikes.
Ericsson missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Ericsson in particular looking to stall.
Ludvig Ericsson overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Papaioanou trying to hold on to Ericsson's head to control him but Ericsson postures up.
Ericsson is looking to take a break and control but Papaioanou is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.

Papaioanou looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Papaioanou won't allow Ericsson to pass to mount.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Papaioanou lands a right hook to the body.
Ericsson misses with a jab to the body
and Papaioanou counters with a left to the body.
Papaioanou steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ericsson.
Papaioanou misses with a low kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Ludvig Ericsson dominated that second round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


A swing and a miss from Papaioanou.
Papaioanou avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A little jabbing left from Papaioanou on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ericsson missing with a left hand there. Papaioanou was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

Ericsson closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Papaioanou quickly recovers to half guard.
Ericsson seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Papaioanou does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Ericsson controlling the action here.
Papaioanou controlling the position for now.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson misses with a head shot. Papaioanou uses the momentum to regain guard.
Papaioanou seems keen to control Ericsson's posture.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson lands a couple of digs.
Papaioanou is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Papaioanou keeping full guard, as Ericsson tries to pass.
Ericsson chips away with some ground and pound.
Papaioanou looking for a sweep. Not yet Papaioanou, not yet.
Lefteris Papaioanou has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Ericsson passes Papaioanou's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Ericsson not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Ericsson not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Ericsson is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Papaioanou!
Ericsson wants to control the pace but Papaioanou is squirming around nicely.
Papaioanou tries to reverse the position but Ericsson maintains control.
Ericsson breaks from Papaioanou's wrist control and lands an elbow.
Ericsson with a couple of short strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson connects with a couple of good shots from mount.
Ericsson putting on the heat here with some good ground and pound!
Papaioanou is in a horrible position here. Ericsson smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.
Papaioanou is looking to get to half guard.
Papaioanou takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Ericsson landing punches.

Papaioanou is rocked!
Ericsson cracks Papaioanou with a big head shot that has him covering up instantly! He's rolled onto his side and the referee has seen enough - this one is aaaaaaaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ludvig Ericsson!
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
55%

 

Event: GKNY 122 - Lilard vs Man     
Date:   Mar 25, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson and Anders Funk. Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Anders Funk enters the cage!

186 cm
27
212 lbs
9 - 6 - 0
184 cm
26
205 lbs
10 - 4 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Anders Funk!
The judges for this bout are Russell Pearce, Chad Campbell and Joseph Jones.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Funk connects with a body shot that sends Ericsson's belly button to the back.
Funk misses with a looping right.
Funk pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Ericsson looks for the body kick but Funk saw that one coming.
Funk misses with a looping left.
Funk moves out of range of the strikes.
Funk throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Funk connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Ericsson's hands.
Funk throws a shot to the body.
Funk throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Ericsson on the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Funk works Ericsson's body with a nice hook.
Funk uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Ericsson.
Funk appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Funk moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Funk throws a body shot but no joy.
Funk throws a sloppy head kick and Ericsson moves out of range easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Funk takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Ericsson lands a head shot.
Ericsson throws a sloppy body shot
and Funk counters with a leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Funk. Ericsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ericsson is looking to counter punch.
Ericsson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Funk.
It appears Ericsson was looking to counter with a kick there.
Funk with a jab.
Funk takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Ericsson tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Funk.
Funk 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.
A jab from Funk misses.
Funk misses the jab.
Ericsson half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Funk misses with a body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Funk's head backwards.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ericsson scores with a jab. Funk acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Funk scores with a jab. Ericsson acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Funk ducks under a wild hook from Ericsson.
Funk throws out a counter right but Ericsson avoids it with no problem.
Funk lands a glancing blow to the side of Ericsson's head.
Funk misses with an uppercut. Ericsson saw that one coming.
Funk lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Ericsson at a distance.
Funk swings for the body but Ericsson moves out of range.
It looked like Ericsson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Ericsson shoots in for a double leg but Funk sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Funk is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Ericsson with a body shot.
Funk jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Funk listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Funk throws an overhand right that lands on Ericsson's shoulder, as Ericsson tries to avoid the shot.
Ericsson throws a front kick aimed at Funk's knee but Funk avoids it well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Funk.
Funk looks to land a left hand but Ericsson moved out of range nicely.
Ericsson appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Funk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ericsson moves away.
Funk bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Funk throws a low kick but it's checked well by Ericsson.
Ericsson takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Funk walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
A low kick from Funk is predictable there

and Ericsson counters with a nice double leg into side control. Funk won't be happy with that.
Ericsson in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Funk is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Ericsson's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Ericsson content to control rather than advance.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Funk won't allow Ericsson to pass to mount.
Ericsson stalling.
Ericsson thows a huge punch but Funk dodges it nicely.
Ericsson thows a huge punch but Funk dodges it nicely.
Funk tries to roll over but Ericsson keeps him under control.
Ericsson is taking a breather. Funk says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Funk misses with a wild body shot.
Ericsson throws a poor cross that misses
and Funk counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Funk has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Funk throws out a powerful jab.
Ericsson moves out of range of the strikes.
Ericsson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Ericsson on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Ericsson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Funk paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Ericsson walks into a jab.
The fighters circling - Ericsson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Funk throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Ericsson avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
A swing and a miss from Funk.
Ericsson walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Funk's sensitive parts.
Funk throws a big shot that misses.
Funk looks to land a right hand but Ericsson moved out of range.
Ericsson feinted with a counter takedown.
Funk misses with a looping left.
Funk scores with the left hand. Ericsson knows he should have avoided that one.
Ericsson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Funk.
Funk throws a body punch but Ericsson moves out of range.
Funk looks to score with a jab to the body but Ericsson is just out of range.
Ericsson lands with a good body shot.

Ericsson clinches with his opponent.
Funk tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ericsson misses with a punch on the inside.
Funk softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Funk misses with a body punch.
Ericsson scores with a hook to the body.
Ericsson wants to take the fight to the mat but Funk manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Still in the clinch, Ericsson scores with a nice short uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A short uppercut from Funk.
Funk scores with a nice hook to the head.
A head punch on the inside from Ericsson fails to land.
Funk misses with the head strike.
Funk tries to throw a body punch but Ericsson avoids it by throwing Funk back against the cage.
Ericsson lands a hook to the side of the head.
A short right from Ericsson on the inside.

Ericsson gets the body lock takedown. After a quick scramble, Funk regains guard.
Ericsson throwing strikes but missing.
Ericsson working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Ericsson loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
You can see the frustration on Funk's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Ericsson 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.
Funk is working to avoid the ground and pound but Ericsson connects with a decent elbow.
Ludvig Ericsson overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Ericsson taking a break here but Funk is having none of it and regains half guard.
Funk wants to get back to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson winds up and cracks Funk with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Ericsson is nestled in close to Funk, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Funk gets full guard.
Ericsson's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Funk utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Ericsson is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Anders Funk will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Back to the action!


Funk throws a looping overhand right but Ericsson ducks down to avoid it.
Ericsson changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Anders Funk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ericsson scores with a decent looking hook.
Ericsson moves out of range of the body kick from Funk.
Funk misses with a looping right.
Ericsson throws a low kick but Funk avoids it.
That kick from Funk tenderised Ericsson's leg. Ericsson is trying to keep his angry face on.
Funk circles away from the clinch attempt.
Good exchange - Ericsson coming out on top.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A looping hook to the body misses from Funk. Ericsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
A leg kick checked by Ericsson.
Ericsson moves out of range as Funk throws a body kick.
Ericsson ducks under a wild hook from Funk.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Funk takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Ericsson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Funk.
Ericsson takes a swing at Funk's ribcage but misses.
Funk will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Ericsson tries to counter by clinching up but Funk breaks away and moves out of range.
Ericsson lands a nice looking kick to the body. Funk takes a step back to recover.
Funk avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Ericsson swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Funk throws a shot to the body.
Funk tries to clinch but Ericsson is having none of it.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Funk, as that shot connected.
Funk throws out a loose jab but Ericsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Funk swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Funk throws a hook but Ericsson avoids it easily.
Funk misses with a head kick.
Ericsson listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Nice uppercut lands for Ericsson. That snapped Funk's head back.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nice body punch from Funk.
Funk tries to land a front kick but Ericsson steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Funk connects with a body shot.

Ericsson rushes Funk and presses him up against the cage.
Nice body punch from Ericsson - that landed with a thud.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Funk.
Funk misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Funk has a couple of punches blocked by Ericsson.
Ericsson misses with a body punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Funk breaks the clinch.
Ericsson takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Funk moves out of range as Ericsson strikes.
Funk pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Funk scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Ericsson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A combination from Ericsson does no damage.
Ericsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ericsson shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Funk as he jumps to the side.
Funk tries to work over Ericsson's front leg with a kick but Ericsson checks it.
Ericsson smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Funk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Anders Funk seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Funk misses with a wild body shot.
Funk misses with a wild body shot.
Ericsson was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Funk circles away from the clinch attempt.
Funk throws a body shot but no joy.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ericsson takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Ericsson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Funk.
Funk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ericsson.
Ericsson listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Ericsson throws the left hand but Funk avoids the punch easily.
Ericsson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Funk manages to avoid it.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Anders Funk just about did enough to take it.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Ericsson looks to throw the jab but Funk is out of range.
Funk scores with a hook.
Funk misses with a wild body shot.
Funk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ericsson blocks a jab.
Funk swings widly with a right hand
and Ericsson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Ericsson moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Funk avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Funk was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Funk.
Funk uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Ericsson has time to react.
Funk throws a lazy uppercut

and Ericsson counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ericsson content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson is looking to take a break and control but Funk is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Funk is pressing down on Ericsson's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Funk managing to control the position.
Ericsson trying to control but Funk is working from the bottom.
Ericsson throwing strikes from guard but Funk blocks nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Ericsson trying to control but Funk is working from the bottom.
Ericsson is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Funk is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Funk looks to score with a jab to the body but Ericsson is just out of range.
Ericsson lands a head shot.
Funk misses with a low kick as Ericsson jumps back.
Ericsson tries to counter with a takedown but Funk is quick to defend against it.
Funk throws a hook but Ericsson blocks it.
As Funk backs away, Ericsson returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Funk. Ericsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ericsson checks a low kick from Funk.
Ericsson attempts a counter takedown but Funk avoids it well and moves away.
Ericsson walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Funk throws a right and a left that Ericsson avoids nicely.
Ericsson misses with a looping left.
Ericsson buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Funk lands a nice hook to Ericsson's body. Ericsson takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Ericsson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Ericsson connects with a single shot there.
Funk misses with an uppercut.
Funk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ericsson drops down looking for a counter takedown but Funk sprawls and moves away.
Ericsson tries a head kick but it misses.
Funk misses with a wild body shot.
Ericsson swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ericsson shoots for a double leg takedown but Funk sprawls well. He's pushed Ericsson's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A slow jab from Funk misses its intended target.
That kick from Funk tenderised Ericsson's leg. Ericsson is trying to keep his angry face on.
Funk jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Funk throws a sloppy body shot
and Ericsson counters with a left to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Ericsson shoots in and gets a takedown into Funk's guard.
Ericsson working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Ericsson stands up over Funk, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Ericsson engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Ericsson postures up.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Ludvig Ericsson will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Ericsson just misses with a punch to the body.
Funk takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Funk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Funk misses with a wild combination.
Funk avoids the body shot from Ericsson.
Funk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Ericsson swats away the attempt to clinch by Funk.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Funk tries to close the distance and clinch up but Ericsson swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Funk attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
It looked like Ericsson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Ericsson lands a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Funk keeps the fight on the outside.
Ericsson throws a body shot but no joy.
Ericsson swings for the body but Funk moves out of range.
Funk tries to clinch up.
Funk will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Funk misses with a looping left.
Funk lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Ericsson throws a big shot that misses.
Funk tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Funk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ludvig Ericsson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Funk tried to score with a low kick but Ericsson checks it.
A slow jab from Ericsson misses its intended target.
A jab from Ericsson misses.

Ericsson darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Ericsson is controlling the pace.
Ericsson sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Funk defending well though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Ericsson missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Ericsson works his way into full mount!
Anders Funk is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Ericsson scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Funk?
Funk is trying to escape the mount.
Ericsson lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
Ericsson with shots to the head and body - Funk looks very uncomfortable down there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson looking to finish with strikes here!
Ericsson throws some wild stikes that Funk manages to avoid easily.
Ericsson working away from the top, dropping strikes.
Funk tries to hold on but Ericsson postures up.
Ericsson wants to control the action but instead Funk gets a body lock and reverses into Ericsson's guard! Nice work!
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ericsson wants to hit a switch here but Funk passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Ericsson there!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ericsson sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ludvig Ericsson showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Funk 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 Russell Pearce scores the fight 47:48
Judge Chad Campbell scores the fight 47:48
Judge Joseph Jones scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Anders Funk!

Anders Funk is the new light heavyweight champion!
Anders Funk decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: GKNY 118 - Man vs Funk II     
Date:   Feb 25, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson and Lolipo Slider. 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.

186 cm
26
212 lbs
8 - 6 - 0
187 cm
25
220 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 8 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lolipo Slider!
The judges for this bout are Reed Andrews, Steve Montenegro and John Roberts.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Slider throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ericsson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Slider uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ericsson.
Ericsson misses with a body shot.
Slider now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Slider misses with an uppercut
and Ericsson counters with a body kick.
Ericsson lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Slider works Ericsson's body with a nice hook.
Slider keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

Slider moves into the clinch.
Slider using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Ericsson has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Ericsson lands an uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Slider trying to land knees to the body.

Ericsson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
A punch lands to the side of Slider 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Slider throws a leg kick that misses.
Slider throws a hook but Ericsson blocks it.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Slider checks a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Ericsson.
A telegraphed right hand from Slider misses the target.
Slider changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Slider misses with a low kick.
Ericsson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Slider.
Slider takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Ericsson has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Hunter MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Slider scores with a body shot.
Slider 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.
Ericsson tries to work over Slider's front leg with a kick but Slider checks it.
Lolipo Slider seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Slider lands a body shot.
Slider ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ericsson moves away.

Slider has Ericsson up against the ropes in a clinch.
Ericsson takes a knee right on the jaw!
Slider working aggressively here.
Ericsson goes for a takedown attempt but Slider pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Slider works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Slider throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Ericsson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Slider moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Ericsson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Slider throws out a loose jab but Ericsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ericsson jabs at Slider's body.
Slider tries to clinch up against the ropes, rushing in to close the distance. Ericsson manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Ericsson throws a leg kick but Slider sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Slider looks like he wants to counter punch here.

Ericsson gets the takedown into side control.
Slider is looking to regain half guard here but Ericsson keeps moving and retains side control.
Slider is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Ericsson in side control, throwing shots but Slider defends.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Slider is trying to get back to half guard.
Ericsson lands a decent elbow from side control.
Slider is trying to get back to half guard.
Ericsson wants to take a breather but Slider manages to regain guard - a lesson learnt for Ericsson.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Slider holds on and takes a little breather.
Ericsson stands up over Slider, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Slider pulls Ericsson in close to prevent any damage.
Ericsson trying to control the position from guard on top but Slider is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Slider wants to sweep but no luck.
Ericsson content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Slider controls Ericsson momentarily but Ericsson frees himself.
Ericsson is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Ericsson looking to pass the guard.
Ericsson trying to control but Slider is working from the bottom.
Slider can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Ericsson controls the pace.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ericsson throws a push kick but Slider slaps the foot to one side.
Slider was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Ericsson lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Nice uppercut lands for Slider. That snapped Ericsson's head back.
Ericsson connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Slider waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ericsson.
Slider misses with an uppercut.
Slider throws a good cross that connects.
Slider throws a jab when Ericsson was well out of range.
Ericsson throws a right hand that misses
and Slider counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Slider loads up on a big right hand but Ericsson slips the punch.
Slider takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Ericsson throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
A big right from Slider misses.
Ericsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Slider slips a straight right by Ericsson.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ericsson slips a straight right by Slider.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Slider is looking to slow Ericsson down with leg kicks.
Slider throws an off balance right hand

and Ericsson counters with a takedown into side control.
Ericsson working the ground and pound.
The referee asks Ericsson politely if he wouldn't mind getting on with it and actually doing something. Ericsson prefers to stall for the moment though.
Ericsson cracks Slider with an elbow. That is naaassty.
Slider takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Slider is looking for a sweep.
Ericsson is looking to take a break and control but Slider is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Ericsson working away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Slider is looking for a sweep.
The strikes coming from Ericsson are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Slider tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Slider can't do much from the bottom here.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Slider tries to improve position but can't.
Ericsson is working Slider over with some ground and pound from side control.
The strikes coming from Ericsson are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Slider on the wrong end of some ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Slider defending against the ground and pound.
Ericsson trying to control the position but Slider is working away.
Slider is looking for a sweep.
Ericsson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Slider keeps working.
Slider is looking to reverse the position.
Ericsson fails to land a wild elbow strike.
Slider defending against the ground and pound.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Ericsson working the ground and pound but Slider is defending the strikes.
Ericsson connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Slider some visible discomfort.
Ericsson advances to mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Slider is desperately trying to improve his position but Ericsson has a good base and remains in mount.
Slider wants to use the ropes to get back to his feet here.
Slider is in a horrible position here. Ericsson smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.
Ericsson avoids the attempt from Slider to control.
Ericsson is in the full mount, landing strikes.
Ericsson with a couple of short strikes.
Ericsson lands with some strikes.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Ludvig Ericsson dominated that second round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Slider throws a shot from downtown. Ericsson moves away and avoids it.
It looked like Ericsson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A jab lands there for Ericsson.
Ericsson jabs Slider right on the nose. Slider blinks but takes it well.
Slider tries to clinch there but Ericsson circles away.
Ericsson drops down looking for a counter takedown but Slider sprawls and moves away.
Slider throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Ericsson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Slider manages to avoid it.
Slider motions for Ericsson to come forward. Slider throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Slider scores with a nice strike.
Slider staying out of range there.
Slider moves out of range of the body kick from Ericsson.
Slider misses with a straight right.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab from Slider misses.
Slider misses with a hook.

Slider forces Ericsson back against the ropes and clinches.
Slider tries to land a knee to the head but Ericsson blocks with his arms.
Slider tries a knee to the head but Ericsson blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson is looking for a takedown up against the ropes. Slider gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Slider throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Slider stops a takedown attempt from Ericsson.
Slider tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Slider misses with the head strike.

Ericsson breaks the clinch.
Slider tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Nice defenses there by Slider.
Slider tries to land a leg kick but Ericsson saw it coming and moves away.
Slider misses with a right hand

and Ericsson counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Slider is trying to control the position but Ericsson postures up.
Ericsson trying to control but Slider is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.
Ericsson won't allow Slider to sweep him here.
Slider is looking to stand back up... there's a bit of a scramble and Ericsson dives into side control.
Slider is trying to control Ericsson's posture but Ericsson avoids it.
Ericsson 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.
Ericsson in side control lands a decent elbow.
Slider is trying to control Ericsson's posture but Ericsson avoids it.
Ericsson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Slider can do to turn this around?
Ericsson landing a few strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Slider to see if he's OK.
Slider takes a couple of big shots there - the referee warns him that he has to defend himself better.
Ericsson is chipping away with strikes.

Slider is rocked!
Sloppy strikes there by Ericsson.
Ericsson looks up at the clock and then as Slider takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Ericsson smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!
Ericsson works to advance to full mount. Slider defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.
Ericsson lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
Slider is still in real trouble! Can Ericsson finish him?
Ericsson softens up his opponent with a couple of shots there and then CRACK! One massive shot lands there and Slider is out cold! Ericsson jumps to his feet and celebrates on the ropes with the fans, who are, quite frankly, going absolutely mental!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:56 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ludvig Ericsson!
Ludvig Ericsson is the new light heavyweight champion!
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
51%

 

Event: GKNY 104 - Burnley vs Reed     
Date:   Dec 01, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson and DJ Skeet. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

186 cm
25
212 lbs
7 - 6 - 0
195 cm
22
215 lbs
5 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, DJ Skeet!
The judges for this bout are Alyssa Summers, Joseph Jones and Anthony Taglia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Skeet lands a glancing blow to the side of Ericsson's head.
Skeet misses with a hook. Ericsson ducked under it nicely.
Good exchange - Skeet coming out on top.
Ericsson takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Ericsson misses with an uppercut
and Skeet counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Ericsson has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Hunter MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Skeet swings widly with a right hand

and Ericsson counters with a shoot takedown. Skeet fights it but they end up in guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Skeet 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.
Ericsson postures up in Skeet's guard and throws a big left but Skeet blocks it.
Skeet seems keen to control Ericsson's posture.
Skeet keeping moving, preventing Ericsson from controlling successfully.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Ericsson accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Ericsson throws a big right hand that misses.
Skeet manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Ericsson manages to get himself to full guard.

Ericsson pulls Skeet in close to prevent any damage.
Skeet trying to control but Ericsson is working from the bottom.
Ericsson tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Skeet trying to control but Ericsson is working from the bottom.
Ericsson wants to sweep but no luck.
Skeet is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Skeet trying to control the position from guard on top but Ericsson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Ericsson fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Skeet has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Skeet walks into a left hand.
Skeet gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Skeet misses with a hook

so Ericsson counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Skeet looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Skeet is on top in guard.


That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson is trying to keep Skeet in close.
Ericsson is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Skeet throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Skeet's corner is telling him to maintain position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Ericsson bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Skeet's guard.

Skeet wants to sweep here but Ericsson controlling him for the moment.
Skeet controlling the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Ericsson in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Ericsson looking to sit in guard and control but Skeet gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Skeet won't allow Ericsson to sweep him here.
Ericsson can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Skeet controls the pace.
Skeet trying to control but Ericsson is working from the bottom.
Ericsson 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.
Ericsson wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Skeet not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Ludvig Ericsson will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Ericsson sizes up Skeet with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Ericsson takes a jab right on the kisser.
Nice shot by Ericsson.
Ericsson throws a lazy head kick
and Skeet counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Ericsson misses with an attempted mid kick.
No joy there for Skeet, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Ericsson tests Skeet's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Ericsson feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Skeets jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!

Skeet is rocked!
Skeet gets hit by the mother of all head kicks and drops to the canvas in a crumpled heap! Woooow, the Internet is going to be talking about this one for weeks!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:46 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Ludvig Ericsson!
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hype
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pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
39%

 

Event: GKNY 98 - Defoe vs Denubis     
Date:   Nov 05, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson and Lefteris Samaras. Ludvig Ericsson could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Lefteris Samaras's chin.

186 cm
25
212 lbs
6 - 6 - 0
188 cm
25
205 lbs
9 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter
Voodoo Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lefteris Samaras!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, Gwen Towbar and Chris Downing.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Samaras misses with a looping right.
Ericsson appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Nice uppercut there from Ericsson.
Samaras throws a good cross that connects.
Samaras shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Ericsson eats them both and turns towards Samaras to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Ericsson throws a hook but Samaras avoids it easily.
Ericsson is looking to slow Samaras down with leg kicks.
A looping hook to the body misses from Samaras. Ericsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ericsson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Samaras.
Samaras throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
It looked like Ericsson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Ericsson connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Samaras tries to land a leg kick but Ericsson saw it coming and moves away.
Samaras throws a one two combo.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ericsson misses with a kick to the body.
Lefteris Samaras seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Samaras misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ericsson.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Samaras has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Ericsson slips under a jab from Samaras.
A counter left hand to the body from Ericsson misses its target.
Ericsson tries to clinch up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Samaras ducks under a wild hook from Ericsson.
Samaras looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Samaras looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Ericsson fails with an attempt to clinch.
Lefteris Samaras is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Samaras throws a low kick, looking for Ericsson's leg but Ericsson calmly moves out of range.
Samaras avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ericsson slips a jab and a cross from Samaras.
Ericsson blocks a jab.
Samaras walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Ericsson lands with a straight right. Samaras didn't see that one coming.

Samaras is rocked!
Ericsson thumps Samaras with a low kick.
Samaras is still on wobbly legs! Can Ericsson finish him?
Ericsson drops Samaras with a naaaaasty hook - Samaras is in real trouble here! Ericsson dives in to side control and pounds out his opponent for a TKO victory! The crowd goes nuts!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:44 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ludvig Ericsson!
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hype
A | B
pop
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FIGHT
RATING
63%

 

Event: GKNY 91 - Castle v Schilling     
Date:   Sep 24, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Diabolical Denubis and Ludvig Ericsson. Denubis comes to the cage accompanied by Man in Black. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

195 cm
24
224 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
186 cm
24
212 lbs
6 - 5 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class MT
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Diabolical Denubis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Eddie Farnsworth, John Roberts and David Schapiro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson checks the leg kick nicely there.
Ericsson 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.
Ericsson shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Denubis is looking to counter punch.
Denubis looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Denubis lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Ericsson checks a leg kick.
Denubis is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ericsson.
Ericsson throws a front kick aimed at Denubis's knee but Denubis avoids it well.
Denubis misses with an attempted mid kick.
Denubis throws the left hand but Ericsson avoids the punch easily.
Denubis throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Denubis throws a head kick but Ericsson moves out of range.
Ericsson throws a hook but Denubis blocks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Ericsson works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Ericsson misses with a wild body shot.
Ericsson tries to close the distance and clinch up but Denubis swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Ericsson looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Denubis is fending him off so far but Ericsson persists. Nope, Denubis circles away and we're back to standing.
Denubis fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Denubis tries to land a front kick but Ericsson steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Ericsson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Denubis feinted there with a counter leg kick.

Ericsson closes the distance and clinches.
Ericsson throws a head punch that misses.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Ericsson takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Denubis blocks an uppercut.

Denubis manages to break the clinch.
Diabolical Denubis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ericsson misses with an attempted mid kick.
A shot to the liver by Ericsson. Beautiful body shot.
Denubis throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Ericsson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ericsson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Denubis moves forwards but Ericsson connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Ericsson shoots and misses
and Denubis connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Denubis throws a wild body kick that Ericsson sees coming a mile off.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Denubis throws a leg kick

and Ericsson counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Denubis is looking to improve his position.
Denubis moves into full guard.
Denubis keeping moving, preventing Ericsson from controlling successfully.
Ericsson throws a big right hand that misses.
Ericsson's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Denubis is trying to control the position from the bottom.

Denubis throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.

Ericsson is posturing up here but Denubis has hold of an arm and he's gone for an armbar! Ericsson tries to roll out but it's too tight and Ericsson has to tap! Slick submission there by Denubis!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:37 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Diabolical Denubis!
An out of breath Diabolical Denubis 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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hype
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pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
43%

 

Event: GKNY 86 - Fist v Man     
Date:   Aug 20, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson and DJ Skeet. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

186 cm
24
212 lbs
5 - 5 - 0
195 cm
21
215 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, DJ Skeet!
The judges for this bout are Stewart Dunkirk, Daniel Franklin and Wesley Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson slips a jab from Skeet.
Ericsson ducks under a wild hook from Skeet.
Skeet lands a nice leg kick that just misses Ericsson's sensitive parts.
Ericsson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ericsson lands with a nice body kick.
Ericsson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ericsson scores with a punch to the head.
Skeet looks to throw the jab but Ericsson is out of range.
Skeet darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Nice uppercut lands for Ericsson. That snapped Skeet's head back.
Skeet takes a body punch but keeps moving.
A jab from Ericsson does it's job there.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Ericsson moves into the clinch.
Skeet pushes Ericsson back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Skeet blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Skeet misses with the head strike.
Skeet blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Skeet has a couple of punches blocked by Ericsson.
Ericsson misses with some punches.
A short uppercut from Ericsson.
Skeet tries to throw a body punch but Ericsson avoids it by throwing Skeet back against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Skeet fails to land.
Skeet swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ericsson lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Ericsson drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Skeet gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Skeet throws a punch but it's blocked by Ericsson.
Ericsson throws a head punch that misses.
Ericsson digs a right hand underneath Skeet's ribcage. Skeet let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Ericsson is trying to drag Skeet to the mat but Skeet just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Ericsson lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson misses with a punch to the body.
Skeet fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Skeet misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ericsson lands with a left to the head.

Skeet is rocked!
Ericsson creates a bit of space for himself and rocks Skeet with a big uppercut! Skeet tries to clinch up but Ericsson pushes him back against the cage and lands another monster strike that crumples Skeet to the mat! Skeet covers up and Ericsson unloads with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:31 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Ludvig Ericsson!
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
49%

 

Event: GKNY 83 - Mason v Cole     
Date:   Jul 30, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Menace Defoe and Ludvig Ericsson. Defoe comes to the cage accompanied by Bodies. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

188 cm
24
213 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
186 cm
24
212 lbs
5 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight 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, Menace Defoe!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are David Schapiro, Chad Campbell and Alyssa Summers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson misses with a lunging right hand
enabling Defoe to counter with a crisp jab.
Defoe lands with a straight right. Ericsson didn't see that one coming.
Ericsson wants to slow Defoe down by chopping away at his legs.
Defoe takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Ericsson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Defoe.
Defoe throws a right and a left that Ericsson avoids nicely.
Defoe connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Defoe tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Defoe pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Defoe tries to clinch there but Ericsson circles away.
Ericsson counters with a body kick.
Ericsson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Defoe. Defoe obviously looking to wear him down.
Ericsson 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.
Ericsson scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Good work by Defoe as he checks the leg kick.
Ericsson tries to move into range but Defoe moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Defoe definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Defoe moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Ericsson throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Ericsson misses with a wild body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Defoe throws a lazy right hand but Ericsson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Defoe misses with a straight left.
Defoe displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ericsson throws out the jab.
Defoe throws a hook to the side of Ericsson's head but Ericsson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Defoe missing with a left hand there. Ericsson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Ericsson misses with an uppercut. Defoe saw that one coming.
Defoe takes a swing at Ericsson's ribcage but misses.
Defoe scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Ericsson doesn't seem bothered though.
Ericsson misses with a body kick.
Defoe throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ericsson misses the jab.
Ericsson closes the distance and clinches up with Defoe, looking for a takedown. Ericsson pushes Defoe against the cage but Defoe circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Defoe throws a body kick that misses
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.

Defoe gets caught flat footed, as Ericsson shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Defoe keeping moving, preventing Ericsson from controlling successfully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Defoe utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Defoe controlling Ericsson's posture.
Ericsson trying to control the position from guard on top but Defoe is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Ericsson wants to pass the guard but Defoe is keeping the position.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ericsson missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Defoe is trying to control the position but Ericsson postures up.
Ericsson working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Ericsson moves out of range of the strikes.
Ericsson with the counter takedown but Defoe avoids it easily.

Ericsson drives through and clinches with Defoe against the cage.
Defoe takes a shot to the head.
Defoe blocks a body shot from Ericsson.
A short right from Defoe.
Defoe lands a hook that snaps the head of Ericsson backwards.
Ericsson blocks an uppercut.
Defoe throws a punch but it's blocked by Ericsson.
Ericsson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Defoe lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Defoe misses with the head strike.
Defoe misses with the head strike.
Defoe lands with a left to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Defoe blocks a body shot from Ericsson.
A right hand to the body from Defoe.
Defoe misses with a punch to the body.
Ericsson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ericsson scores with a shot to the side of Defoe's head.
Ericsson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Defoe misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ericsson lands a body shot.
Ericsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ericsson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Defoe working aggressively here.
Ericsson misses with a punch to the body.
Ericsson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ericsson working aggressively here.
Defoe misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ericsson misses with a punch on the inside.
Ericsson working aggressively here.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Menace Defoe will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Defoe looks to land a right hand but Ericsson moved out of range.
Menace Defoe seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ericsson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Defoe manages to avoid it.
Defoe tries to clinch up.
Ericsson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Defoe throws out the jab.
Ericsson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Defoe.
Defoe fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Defoe misses with a hook.
Ericsson is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Ericsson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Ericsson fails miserably with a takedown attempt.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Menace Defoe has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Ericsson tries a body shot but Defoe blocks it.
A short left from Defoe.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Defoe misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ericsson prevents a body shot from Defoe.
Ericsson blocks an uppercut.
Defoe throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Ericsson tries a body shot but Defoe blocks it.
Defoe misses with the head strike.
Ericsson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ericsson misses with the head strike.
Defoe swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Defoe scores with a hook to the body.
Ericsson lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Defoe blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Defoe cracks Ericsson with a nice body shot.
Ericsson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ericsson blocking some punches.
Ericsson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ericsson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson lands a hook that snaps the head of Defoe backwards.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Ericsson.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ericsson.
Ericsson can't break the clinch.

Ericsson gets a trip takedown into half guard.

Defoe has one foot on Ericsson's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.
Menace Defoe is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Defoe throws a jab when Ericsson was well out of range.
Defoe rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Ericsson counters with an outside leg kick.

Ericsson drives through with a takedown into Defoe's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Defoe avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Ericsson content to stall in guard here.
Ericsson wants to control from the top but Defoe keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson throws a big elbow that misses.
Ericsson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Defoe is keeping the position for now.
Defoe avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Ericsson stands up over Defoe, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Ericsson must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Defoe has Ericsson pulled in close to control his posture.
Ericsson trying to control but Defoe is working from the bottom.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Ericsson cracks Defoe with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Ericsson misses with a lunging right hand
and Defoe counters with a straight right hand.
Defoe throws a jab but it's blocked by Ericsson.
Ericsson doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Ericsson scores with a sloppy right hand. Defoe should have avoided that one.
Defoe is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Ericsson scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Defoe doesn't seem bothered though.
Ericsson throws a leg kick but Defoe sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Defoe misses with a hook. Ericsson ducked under it nicely.
Ericsson misses with a low kick.
Defoe swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Defoe throws a looping overhand right but Ericsson ducks down to avoid it.
Ericsson throws a half hearted mid kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Ludvig Ericsson will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


A slapping leg kick lands for Ericsson.
A jab from Defoe misses.
Defoe misses with a hook
letting Ericsson counter with a right hand.
Defoe scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Defoe's jab looks to have found its range, popping Ericsson under the eye.
Ericsson fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Defoe has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Ericsson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Defoe moves away.
Ericsson wants to slow Defoe down by chopping away at his legs.
A big right from Ericsson misses.
A quick step to the side and Defoe tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Defoe checks a low kick from Ericsson.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Defoe swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ericsson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Defoe.
Nice straight punches there by Defoe. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Defoe.
Defoe moves out of range of the body kick from Ericsson.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson thumps Defoe with a low kick.
Defoe throws a head kick that misses.
Defoe misses with a hook.
Defoe scores with a nice strike.
Defoe throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Defoe throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

Ericsson has closed the distance and engaged Defoe in a clinch.
Ericsson tries for a takedown but Defoe manages to get underhooks.
Ericsson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ericsson scores with a shot to the side of Defoe's head.
A nice left hand lands by Ericsson.
Ericsson goes for a takedown attempt but Defoe pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Defoe misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ericsson.
Defoe looks to land a combination but Ericsson avoids it well.
Defoe cracks Ericsson with an open hand slap.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Defoe pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Defoe throws a hook but Ericsson avoids it easily.
Defoe misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
A big right from Defoe misses.
Defoe swings for the body but Ericsson moves out of range.
Defoe buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Ericsson scores with a jab to the body.
Defoe takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?

Ericsson closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Defoe quickly recovers to half guard.

Defoe has managed to escape just enough to sneak back to his feet but Ericsson is on him like a limpet, forcing Defoe back against the cage.
Ericsson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Defoe's elbow.
Ericsson scores with a hook to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Defoe misses with some punches.
Defoe fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Defoe misses with the head strike.

Ericsson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Ericsson tries to land a leg kick but Defoe saw it coming and moves away.
Ericsson looks to land a body kick but Defoe moved away.
Defoe swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ericsson throws a low kick but Defoe moves out of range easily.
A swing and a miss from Defoe.
Defoe misses with a hook

and Ericsson counters with a nice double leg into side control. Defoe won't be happy with that.
Defoe is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Ericsson off and has taken his back!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Defoe is controlling his opponent, waiting for an opportunity to finish.
Defoe is hanging on to Ericsson's back as he tries to escape.
Ericsson rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.

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!
Ericsson tries to roll over but Defoe keeps him under control.
Ericsson trying to control here but he's found himself mounted! Oh no!
Ericsson is trying desperately to improve position.
Ericsson bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!

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 Menace Defoe.
I think Defoe 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 David Schapiro scores the fight 30:28
Judge Chad Campbell scores the fight 29:29
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Menace Defoe!

A relieved looking Menace Defoe thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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hype
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pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
61%

 

Event: Causing Havoc 64     
Date:   May 14, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson and Jesse Blake. Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Jesse Blake enters the cage!

186 cm
23
212 lbs
4 - 4 - 0
185 cm
22
209 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Cardio machine
Powerful takedowns
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jesse Blake!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Saam Ante and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Blake.
Ericsson looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Ericsson's jab looks to have found its range, popping Blake under the eye.
Blake lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Ericsson at a distance.
Ericsson lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Ericsson throws a push kick but Blake slaps the foot to one side.
Blake missing with a left hand there. Ericsson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Blake takes a swing at Ericsson's ribcage but misses.
Blake misses with a wild body shot.
Blake misses with a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Blake pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Ericsson throws a half hearted mid kick.
Ericsson has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Hunter MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Ericsson looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
A low kick from Blake misses

and Ericsson counters with a nice double leg into side control. Blake won't be happy with that.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ericsson trying to control the action but Blake is working from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blake is working to avoid the ground and pound but Ericsson connects with a decent elbow.
A lull in the action here.
Blake tries to get back to half guard but can't.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Blake trying to remain calm as Ericsson controls from the top position.
Blake can't do much from the bottom here.
Blake takes a couple of big shots there - the referee warns him that he has to defend himself better.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Blake is trying to get back to half guard.
Ericsson working the ground and pound.
Ericsson working the head with strikes.
Ericsson just content to control the position.
Ericsson lands a nice forearm strike.
Blake can't do much from the bottom here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blake prevents Ericsson from moving into mount.
Ericsson creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Blake sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Ericsson just content to control the position.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Ericsson trying to control the position but Blake is working away.
Ericsson content to control the pace. The referee will try and keep them active though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Blake prevents Ericsson from moving into mount.
Blake trying to control but Ericsson flips him over like a cheap hooker and has his back!
Ericsson lands an elbow to the side of the head.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Blake tries to escape the position.
Ericsson has good solid back control here.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


An inside leg kick lands from Ericsson.
Ericsson cracks Blake with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Blake scores with a body shot.

Ericsson clinches up against the cage.
Ericsson's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
A short left from Ericsson.
Blake lands a body shot.
Ericsson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Blake can do to turn this around?
Blake effectively controlling the action here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Blake.
Ericsson is working Blake over against the cage.
Ericsson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Ericsson lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Ericsson working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blake misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ericsson lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Ericsson misses with a punch on the inside.

Ericsson breaks the clinch.
Ericsson fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Blake is out of range.
Blake lands with a hook. Ericsson tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Blake finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Ericsson avoids the body shot from Blake.
Blake keeps Ericsson at a distance using the push kick.
Ericsson throws a body shot but no joy.
Blake appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Blake dips to his left and cracks Ericsson with an uppercut!

Ericsson closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Blake to the mat! Blake manages to get full guard.
Ericsson is looking to work some ground and pound but Blake has wrist control.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ericsson trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson 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.
Blake controls Ericsson momentarily but Ericsson frees himself.
Ericsson chips away with some ground and pound.
Ericsson is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Blake avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

Ericsson got a little sloppy there for a moment and Blake has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Ericsson has managed to get both his arms back between Blake's legs - danger averted.
Ericsson content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Blake controls Ericsson momentarily but Ericsson frees himself.

Blake had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Ericsson defends it easily.
Ludvig Ericsson overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Ericsson connects with a couple of short punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Ericsson postures up.
Ericsson is working Blake over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Ericsson throws a big right hand that misses.
Blake manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Ericsson manages to get himself to full guard.

Ericsson looking for a sweep. Not yet Ericsson, not yet.
Ericsson manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Blake manages to get himself to full guard.

Ericsson trying to control the position from guard on top but Blake is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Ludvig Ericsson dominated that second round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


A jab lands there for Blake.
Ericsson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Blake misses with a hook.
Jesse Blake seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Ericsson throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Blake looks to land a left hand but Ericsson moved out of range nicely.
It looked like Ericsson was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Ericsson.
Ericsson misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Ericsson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Jesse Blake seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A big right from Blake misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Blake has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Blake fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Ericsson looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Blake throws a poor cross that misses

and Ericsson counters with a takedown into side control.
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!
Ericsson controls the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Blake is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson is looking to take a break and control but Blake is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Blake is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Ericsson is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Blake will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.
Blake takes a nasty elbow to the side of the head.

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.
Blake manages to get back to half guard.
Ericsson is taking a breather. Blake says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Ericsson not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Blake is trying to get back to full guard.
The fighters are battling for position here. Blake manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Blake is adopting a defensive guard.
Ericsson slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blake looking to control.
Ericsson postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Jesse Blake has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Blake misses with a hook. Ericsson ducked under it nicely.
Ericsson feinted with a counter takedown.
An inside leg kick lands from Ericsson.
Blake looks for the body kick but Ericsson saw that one coming.
Blake misses with a hook to the body

and Ericsson counters with a shoot takedown. Blake fights it but they end up in guard.
Ericsson controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Blake tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Ludvig Ericsson is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson connects with a couple of short punches.
Ericsson won't allow Blake to sweep him here.
Ericsson engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Blake wants to sweep but no luck.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ericsson slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Ericsson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Blake is keeping the position for now.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 30:27
Judge Saam Ante scores the fight 30:27
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ludvig Ericsson!
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
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mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
36%

 

Event: Havoc Midweek Madness 8     
Date:   Apr 13, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Kevin Garbutt and Ludvig Ericsson. Garbutt comes into the arena with Saxon - Strong Arm of the Law blaring out of the sound system. 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.

193 cm
23
215 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
186 cm
22
212 lbs
3 - 4 - 0
Great wrestler
Dangerous knees
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Voodoo Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kevin Garbutt!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Joseph Jones, Dean Styles and Anthony Taglia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Garbutt misses with a left hand
and Garbutt takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Nice takedown defense from Ericsson. No joy for Garbutt on that attempt.
Ericsson misses with a looping left.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Ericsson, right into the meat.
Ericsson 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.

Garbutt closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Garbutt lands in his opponent's guard.
Garbutt wants to control from the top but Ericsson keeps moving.
Ericsson looking for a sweep. Not yet Ericsson, not yet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson is still trying to improve position.
Ericsson bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Garbutt's guard.

Garbutt working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Ericsson.
Garbutt seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson trying to control but Garbutt is working from the bottom.
Ericsson throws a big right hand that misses.
Ericsson controls from within his opponent's guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Garbutt looking to control.
Garbutt looking to hit a scissor sweep but Ericsson is one step ahead there.
Ericsson must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Garbutt is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Ericsson connects with a leg kick. Garbutt looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Garbutt pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ludvig Ericsson is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Garbutt falls off balance throwing a combination
and Ericsson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson moves out of range of the strikes.
Garbutt with a hook.
Garbutt's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Ericsson connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Garbutt scrambles back to his feet.

Garbutt shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Ericsson manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Garbutt throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Ericsson works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Garbutt trying to control the position from guard on top but Ericsson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Ericsson trying to control the position.
Ericsson wants to sweep but no luck.
Ericsson controlling Garbutt's posture.
Garbutt trying to control but Ericsson is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Garbutt postures up and lands a big shot to Ericsson's brow.
Garbutt scoring with punches to the head and body.
Garbutt stands up over Ericsson, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Garbutt postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Garbutt sitting in guard here, content to control.
Garbutt won't allow Ericsson to sweep him here.
Garbutt 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.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ericsson is trying to control the position but Garbutt postures up.
Garbutt preventing the sweep.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Ludvig Ericsson will probably get the nod.
That's time! Garbutt's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Garbutt will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Garbutt shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Ericsson defends it nicely.
Ericsson throws a lazy head kick
and Garbutt counters with a leg kick.
Ericsson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Garbutt's sensitive parts.
Ericsson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Ericsson ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Ericsson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Garbutt.
Garbutt takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Garbutt closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Garbutt content to control rather than advance.
Garbutt thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Ericsson's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Garbutt throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Garbutt thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Ericsson's head.
Garbutt throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Garbutt missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Ericsson is holding on to half guard well.
Garbutt seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Ericsson does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Ericsson blocking the ground and pound attempt from Garbutt.
Ericsson has his hands clasped together around Garbutt's back. He's all about the action.
Garbutt throws a strike but Ericsson avoids it easily and moves to full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Ericsson working a defensive guard but Garbutt manages to pass into side control anyway.
Ericsson avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Garbutt.
Garbutt is looking to take a break and control but Ericsson is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Ericsson is trying to control Garbutt's posture but Garbutt avoids it.
Garbutt misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Ericsson misses with an elbow from the bottom.
Garbutt misses with the ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Garbutt trying to control the action but Ericsson is working from the bottom.
Garbutt is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Ericsson is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Garbutt working away.
Garbutt wants to lay and pray for a moment but Ericsson keeps working.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
A jab from Ericsson misses.
Garbutt half committed to a counter leg kick.

Garbutt looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Garbutt lands a nice short elbow.
Ericsson avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Garbutt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson is concentrating on defense, preventing Garbutt from advancing position.
Ericsson wants to control but Garbutt passes into side.
Ericsson is looking for a sweep.
Ericsson sneaks back into half guard.
Ericsson keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Garbutt trying to control from half guard but Ericsson is working away.
Ericsson wants to control but Garbutt is keeping busy.
Kevin Garbutt overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Garbutt is trying to control. Ericsson wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Kevin Garbutt dominated that second round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Garbutt shoots in and drives through. Ericsson sprawls well.
Ericsson feints a counter leg kick.
Ericsson misses with a kick to the body.
Ericsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ericsson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ericsson throws a front kick that sends Garbutt stumbling back into the cage.
Ericsson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Garbutt scores with a jab to the jaw.
Ericsson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ericsson 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.
Garbutt throws out a loose jab but Ericsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ericsson darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Garbutt bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Garbutt thumps Ericsson with a low kick.
Ericsson checks a leg kick.
Ericsson follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Garbutt catches Ericsson with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Ericsson lands an overhand right.
Ericsson scores with a jab. Garbutt acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Ericsson takes a swing at Garbutt's ribcage but misses.
Garbutt takes a swing at Ericsson's ribcage but misses.
Ericsson is looking for the big counter here.
Ericsson lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Ericsson looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Garbutt fires out a quick counter leg kick but Ericsson just manages to avoid it.
Garbutt shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Ericsson defends it nicely.
Ericsson thuds his shin into the meat of Garbutt's side.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Garbutt swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Ericsson.
Garbutt looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A slapping leg kick lands for Ericsson.
A low kick from Ericsson misses

so Garbutt counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ericsson wants to sweep here but Garbutt controlling him for the moment.
Garbutt working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Garbutt throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Ericsson works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Ericsson wants to sweep here but Garbutt controlling him for the moment.
Garbutt trying to control but Ericsson is working from the bottom.
Garbutt stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Ericsson swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson 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.
Garbutt content to stall in guard here.
Garbutt throws a big elbow that misses.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Ericsson cracks the inside of Garbutt's front leg.
Ludvig Ericsson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Garbutt finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Garbutt is looking to slow Ericsson down with leg kicks.
Garbutt throws a half hearted mid kick.
And Ericsson responds with a good body kick, but Garbutt manages to step out the way in time.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Garbutt misses with a low kick.
Ericsson lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Garbutt, right into the meat.
Ericsson leaves Garbutt with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Kevin Garbutt. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Ericsson feints and then cracks Garbutt's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Garbutt down.
Ericsson shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Garbutt eats them both and turns towards Ericsson to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Nice straight punches there by Ericsson. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Ericsson.
Ericsson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Garbutt fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Ericsson avoids it really well and circles away.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ludvig Ericsson comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Ericsson 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 Joseph Jones scores the fight 28:29
Judge Dean Styles scores the fight 29:29
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Ludvig Ericsson!
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Event: Havoc Midweek Madness 4     
Date:   Mar 02, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hector Verama and Ludvig Ericsson. Verama kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Swing It Away. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

188 cm
22
218 lbs
3 - 2 - 0
186 cm
22
212 lbs
2 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hector Verama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Nard Betker, Patrick Alders and Aafke Stam.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Verama avoids a kick to the body.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Ericsson, right into the meat.
Ericsson swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Ericsson takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Verama ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ericsson moves away.
Verama throws a head kick but Ericsson moves out of range.
Ericsson tries a quick counter leg kick but Verama is wise to it.
A solid leg kick lands there for Verama.
Ericsson fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Verama looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Ericsson tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Verama is able to avoid easily.
Ericsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Verama was well out of range. Poor timing from Ericsson.
Verama went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verama throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A little jabbing left from Ericsson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ericsson slips under a jab.
Verama keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ericsson.
Ericsson jabs at Verama's body.
A leg kick checked by Ericsson.
Ludvig Ericsson is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A low kick from Ericsson misses
and Verama counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Verama ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ericsson moves away.
Sloppy strikes from Verama. Those never looked like landing.
Ericsson appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Ericsson lands a nice hook to Verama's body. Verama takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Verama ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Verama takes one to the chin there.
Ericsson gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Verama walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Ericsson checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Ericsson lands the left hand.
Verama swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Ericsson lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Verama at a distance.
Verama throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Ericsson counters with a thumping low kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Verama shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Ericsson as he avoids it easily.
Ericsson is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Verama rather than just go for the knockout.
Verama avoids a kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Ericsson closes the distance and pushes Verama back into the ropes.
Ericsson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ericsson.
Ericsson scores with a shot to the side of Verama's head.
Ericsson scores with a nice hook to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Verama.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Ericsson has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Ericsson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Verama tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Ericsson just stands there and leans against the ropes.
Ericsson throws a head punch that misses.
Ericsson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Verama can't find room to land a body shot as Ericsson controls the action.
Ericsson misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ericsson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Verama makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Verama tries to work over Ericsson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A nice left hand lands by Verama.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Ericsson.
Verama prevents a body shot from Ericsson.
Ericsson blocks an uppercut.
Verama digs a right hand into Ericsson's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Ericsson's gas tank.
Ericsson blocks a body shot from Verama.
Verama working aggressively here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Verama.
A shot in the inside from Verama.
Ericsson has a couple of punches blocked by Verama.

Ericsson manages to break the clinch.
Ericsson scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Verama swings widly with a right hand
and Ericsson counters with a nice uppercut.
Good leg kick by Ericsson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
A low kick from Verama misses
and Ericsson counters with a nice body shot.

Verama clinches up against the ropes.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Verama trying to stall but Ericsson improves his position.
Ericsson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson blocking some punches.
Verama tries to throw a body punch but Ericsson avoids it by throwing Verama back against the ropes.

Ericsson breaks from the clinch.

Ericsson closes the distance and clinches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ericsson.
Ericsson throws a head punch that misses.
Ericsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ericsson is trying to maintain a safe position but Verama gets an underhook and turns Ericsson into the ropes.
Ericsson can't find room to land a body shot as Verama controls the action.
Verama tries a body shot but Ericsson blocks it.
Verama misses with some punches.
Ericsson swings wildly with an uppercut but Verama uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ericsson stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Verama misses with some punches.
Verama blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ericsson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Verama tries a body shot but Ericsson blocks it.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ericsson slips under a jab.
Verama tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
A jab from Verama finds it's way through Ericsson's defenses.
Ericsson scores with a nice strike.
Verama scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!

Verama moves into the clinch.
Verama blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Nice body punch from Verama.
Verama lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Verama lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Ericsson.
Verama struggles to land a body shot inside as Ericsson controls his hands.
Verama is trying to pull guard but Ericsson has him pressed against the ropes.
Verama blocking some punches.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ericsson blocks an uppercut.
Verama's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A nice left hand lands by Verama.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Verama struggles to land a body shot inside as Ericsson controls his hands.
Ericsson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Ericsson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Ericsson lands a leg kick that knocks Verama off balance momentarily.
Verama tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Ericsson cracks Verama with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Nice defenses there by Verama.
Verama moves to clinch but Ericsson breaks away
and Ericsson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Verama with a nice cross.
Verama scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Verama misses with a wild body shot.
Verama walks forward, straight into a front kick from Ericsson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson thumps Verama with a low kick.
Verama misses with a low kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ericsson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ericsson lands with a kick to the temple. Verama shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Verama throws a solid leg kick but Ericsson takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Verama.
Ericsson turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Verama waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ericsson.
Ericsson throws a body punch but Verama moves out of range.
Verama misses with a shot to the body
enabling Ericsson to counter with a crisp jab.
Verama lands a glancing blow to the side of Ericsson's head.
Verama throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Ericsson feints a counter leg kick.
Verama lands with an overhand left.
Ludvig Ericsson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Verama tries a head kick but it misses.
Ericsson appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Verama is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Ericsson stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Verama.
Hector Verama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Verama throws the left hand but Ericsson avoids the punch easily.
Ericsson looks to land a body kick but Verama moved away.
Ericsson throws a lazy right hand but Verama sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Verama darts in and out, connecting with a jab.

Ericsson moves into the clinch successfully.
Verama blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ericsson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ericsson working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Ericsson is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Verama is keeping busy.
Ericsson lands a body shot.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Ericsson.
Ericsson throws a head punch that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verama misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Verama struggles to land a body shot inside as Ericsson controls his hands.
Ericsson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Verama's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Verama lands a nice uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Verama scores with a hook to the body.
Verama struggles to land a body shot inside as Ericsson controls his hands.
Ericsson has a couple of punches blocked by Verama.
A left hand lands to the body for Verama.
Ericsson can't find room to land a body shot as Verama controls the action.
Ericsson scores with a nice hook to the head.
Verama goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ericsson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Ludvig Ericsson seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Ericsson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Verama working aggressively here.
A shot in the inside from Verama.
Verama doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Ludvig Ericsson will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Ericsson connects with a looping right hand.
Verama swings for the body but Ericsson moves out of range.
Verama throws a series of strikes that have Ericsson backpedaling.
Ericsson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Verama throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Ericsson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Verama takes a swing at Ericsson's ribcage but misses.
Verama backing away here, and Ericsson unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Verama throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Verama throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Ericsson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ericsson closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Ericsson - that will leave a mark!
Ericsson with a jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Verama throws a sloppy head kick and Ericsson moves out of range easily.
Verama throws a right hand that Ericsson ducks under and follows up with a left that Ericsson also avoids with ease.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson connects with a high kick.
Verama misses with an uppercut. Ericsson saw that one coming.
A low kick from Verama is predictable there
and Ericsson counters with a nice body kick.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Ericsson tried to score with a low kick but Verama checks it.
Good shot there by Ericsson.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Ericsson lands a body punch.
A nice right hand lands inside from Ericsson.

Ericsson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Ericsson lands a jab to Verama's midsection.
Verama swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Ericsson counters with a nice leg kick.
Ericsson scores with a nice body kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ericsson tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Hector Verama has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson moves out of range as Verama strikes.
Verama cracks Ericsson with a good jab.
Verama takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.

Verama is rocked!
Nice body punch from Ericsson.
Oh Verama is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Verama 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.
An inside leg kick lands from Ericsson.
Ericsson moves in close and cracks Verama with a massive right hand! Verama, frozen momentarily in time, tumbles to the canvas, already out cold! A brutal knockout by Ericsson!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:27 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Ludvig Ericsson!
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A | B
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FIGHT
RATING
80%

 

Event: Causing Havoc 49     
Date:   Jan 30, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Lenard Ellis and Ludvig Ericsson. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

196 cm
22
220 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
186 cm
22
212 lbs
1 - 4 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent MT
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lenard Ellis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Wagner Zegers and Albert Achterberg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ellis misses with a hook
and Ericsson counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Ericsson blocks the body kick.
Ericsson appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Ellis looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Ericsson takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Ericsson takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Ericsson.

It looks like Lenard Ellis has been cut.
Ellis looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Good standup being displayed there by Ericsson as he connects with a hook.
Ericsson fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Ellis uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Ericsson throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
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!
Ericsson cracks Ellis with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Ellis 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.

Ericsson forces Ellis back against the cage and clinches.

Ericsson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Ericsson connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Ellis's hands.
Ellis swings widly with a right hand
and Ericsson counters with a stiff right hand.
Lenard Ellis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Ellis connects with a jab.
Ericsson looks to land a body kick but Ellis moved away.
Ellis 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.
Ericsson motions for Ellis to come forward. Ericsson throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Ellis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ericsson manages to avoid it.
Ericsson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ellis chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Ericsson can pounce on him.
Ericsson lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ellis takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Ellis needs to keep his hands up - Ericsson had a free shot at his head there.
Ellis misses with a wild body shot.
Ericsson is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Ellis had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into p‚tť.
Ellis buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Ellis misses with a wild body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ericsson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ellis.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ellis takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Ellis misses the shot to the body.
Ericsson throws a head kick that misses
and Ellis counters with a thumping low kick.
A bone on bone clash there as Ericsson blocks the leg kick.
And Ericsson responds with a good body kick, but Ellis manages to step out the way in time.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ericsson darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
A clash of legs there as Ellis blocks the low kick.
Ellis lands a nice looking body kick.
Ericsson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ellis misses with a low kick.
A jab from Ellis misses.
Ericsson connects with an inside leg kick.
Ellis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A nice side step and Ericsson releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
A nice leg kick lands there from Ericsson.
Ericsson lands a nice shot to the body.
Ellis throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Ericsson stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ellis takes a swing at Ericsson's ribcage but misses.
Ellis closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Ellis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ericsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Ellis.
Ellis fails to land with a series of punches.
Ericsson looks to throw the jab but Ellis is out of range.
Ellis connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Ellis is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Ellis throws a shot from downtown. Ericsson moves away and avoids it.
Ericsson flicks out a counter leg kick but Ellis steps away.
Ericsson connects with a nice looking jab.
Ericsson connects with a nice looking jab.
Ericsson jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.

Ellis is rocked!

Lenard Ellis's cut is getting worse.
We've been informed that Ericsson has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.
Ericsson is looking to chop away at Ellis's legs.
Ellis misses with a looping left.
Ericsson scoring well with a low kick there.
Ellis paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ericsson 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 four minutes gone in the round.
Ellis digs a good hook to Ericsson's body.
Ellis swings and misses with a shot to the body
enabling Ericsson to counter with a crisp jab.
Ericsson takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Ericsson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Ericsson throws a leg kick but Ellis checks it.
Ellis on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Ellis blocks a head kick by Ericsson.
Ellis misses with a low kick.
Ellis takes a swing at Ericsson's ribcage but misses.
Ellis misses the jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ellis keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Ericsson throws a good cross that connects.
Ellis jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ericsson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ellis.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Ludvig Ericsson dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Lenard Ellis's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Ericsson tries to close the distance and clinch but Ellis swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Ellis quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Ellis throws a body shot but no joy.

Ericsson drives through and clinches with Ellis against the cage.
Ellis wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Ericsson has him pressed against the cage.
Ellis goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ellis blocks an uppercut.
Ericsson scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Ellis working aggressively here.
Still in the clinch, Ericsson scores with a nice short uppercut.
Ericsson makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Ericsson has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Ericsson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ellis misses with a body punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ellis.
Ellis scores with a nice hook to the head.
Ellis tries to circle away but Ericsson has him pinned against the cage.
Ellis is trying to stall.
Ericsson misses with some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ellis throws a punch but it's blocked by Ericsson.
Ellis tries to work over Ericsson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Ericsson throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Ellis goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ericsson throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Ericsson throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Elliss head.

Ericsson's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Ericsson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Ellis. That did some damage!
Ellis takes a swing at Ericsson's ribcage but misses.
Ellis 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.
Ericsson lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ellis is looking to land body kicks.
Ellis looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
A solid leg kick lands there for Ericsson.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Ellis crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Ericsson - the referee stops the clock and Ellis gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Ericsson. Ellis manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Ellis takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ellis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ericsson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Ellis. That did some damage!
Ellis is looking to wear down Ericsson with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ellis. Ericsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ericsson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Ellis's sensitive parts.
Ellis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ellis swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ellis's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Ellis throws a poor cross that misses
and Ericsson counters with a low kick, right behind Ellis 's knee.
Ellis doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Ericsson connects with a body shot.

Ericsson rushes Ellis and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Ericsson lands a right hand that snaps the head of Ellis backwards.

Lenard Ellis's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Ellis blocking some punches.
Ellis wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Ericsson has him pressed against the cage.
A nice right hand lands inside from Ericsson.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson just leaning against Ellis, taking a breather.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Ericsson as Ellis tries to tie him up.
Ericsson has a couple of punches blocked by Ellis.
Ellis misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ericsson lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Ericsson misses with a punch on the inside.
Ellis doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Ellis has a couple of punches blocked by Ericsson.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ericsson.
Ericsson presses Ellis against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Ellis is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Still in the clinch, Ericsson scores with a nice short uppercut.
Oh Ellis is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Ellis misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ericsson gets through Ellis's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Ericsson throws a big uppercut that drops Ellis! More strikes from Ericsson and the referee jumps in to stop the fight! Ellis lies dazed against the cage as Ericsson celebrates with his cornermen!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:58 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ludvig Ericsson!
Lenard Ellis spoke after the fight, saying 'Sometimes you lose and sometimes you win but I will be back stronger and better then ever! Im coming back to collect heads!'.
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Event: Causing Havoc 46     
Date:   Jan 09, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson and Rudi Dassler. Ludvig Ericsson could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Rudi Dassler's chin.

186 cm
21
212 lbs
1 - 3 - 0
200 cm
22
215 lbs
6 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Very quick
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Determined

Voodoo Nutrition

KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Rudi Dassler!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Radbod Blank and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dassler is trying hard to land a takedown here. Ericsson sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Dassler has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Ericsson is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Ericsson lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.

It looks like Rudi Dassler has been cut.
Ericsson misses with a body shot.
Ericsson is looking to chop away at Dassler's legs.
Dassler shoots in for a takedown but Ericsson shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Ericsson tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Dassler wants to counter the offense by Ericsson and move into the clinch position.
Dassler shoots in looking for a takedown. Ericsson tries to sprawl out of it but Dassler keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Ericsson manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Ludvig Ericsson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Rudi Dassler.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dassler on the wrong end of a kick to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson misses the shot to the body.
Dassler changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Dassler shoots in for a double leg but Ericsson sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Ericsson misses with a leg kick

and Dassler counters with a shoot takedown. Ericsson fights it but they end up in guard.
Dassler tries to free his leg and advance position but Ericsson is retaining full guard.
Ericsson 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.

Dassler drops back looking for a heel hook - he quickly realises he's not going to get it but Ericsson manages to dive on top of him before he can escape and now Dassler has Ericsson in his guard.


Dassler is actively looking for submissions from his back. He's worked himself a little space on the bottom and seems to be going for a triangle. No, he's switched into an armbar! That was slick! Ericsson rolls with it to try and escape but Dassler cranks on the arm and Ericsson is forced to tap out! This one is aaaaaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:50 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Rudi Dassler!
Rudi Dassler very nearly forgot to thank Urban Fighter amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.
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Event: Causing Havoc 43     
Date:   Dec 19, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Babushka Fandango and Ludvig Ericsson. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

187 cm
21
216 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
186 cm
21
212 lbs
0 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Heavy handed

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Voodoo Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight 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 London, Babushka Fandango!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Aafke Stam, Albert Achterberg and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fandango loads up on a big right hand but Ericsson slips the punch.
Fandango shoots for a takedown but Ericsson saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Ericsson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ericsson looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A solid leg kick lands there for Ericsson.
Ericsson defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Fandango.
Fandango takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Fandango 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.
A combination from Fandango does no damage.
Ericsson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nice cross by Ericsson.

It looks like Babushka Fandango has been cut.
Fandango changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Ericsson tries to avoid it but Fandango manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Ericsson to the ground. Ericsson escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Ericsson looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Babushka Fandango. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Fandango will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Ericsson scoring well with a low kick there.
Sloppy strikes from Fandango. Those never looked like landing.
Ericsson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Fandango chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Ericsson can pounce on him.
Fandango has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Ericsson.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Fandango misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Ericsson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Fandango.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fandango chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Ericsson can pounce on him.
Fandango rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Ericsson moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Fandango throws a right hand that Ericsson ducks under and follows up with a left that Ericsson also avoids with ease.
Fandango misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Fandango takes a jab right on the kisser.
Fandango takes one to the side of the head.
Fandango throws a right and a left that Ericsson avoids nicely.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Fandango.
Fandango fails with a takedown attempt.
Babushka Fandango seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A combination from Ericsson does no damage.
Fandango throws a left and a right that both miss
and Ericsson counters with a left and a right... and another left... and another!! That last one turned off the lights! Fandango has no idea who he is and is as he gazes up at the spotlights. Brutal knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:50 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Ludvig Ericsson!
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Event: Causing Havoc 37     
Date:   Oct 31, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Yuuto Yoshida and Ludvig Ericsson. Yoshida comes to the cage accompanied by Blue Oyster Cult Godzilla . I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

184 cm
22
210 lbs
9 - 5 - 0
186 cm
21
212 lbs
0 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Heavy handed

Spartan Nutrition

Voodoo Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Yuuto Yoshida!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Radbod Blank, Patrick Alders and Paul Aken.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Yoshida closes the distance and clinches.
Ericsson blocks an uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Yoshida.
We've been informed that Ericsson 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.
Yoshida doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Ericsson blocks an uppercut.
Ericsson working aggressively here.
Yoshida lands with a light punch inside.
A head punch on the inside from Ericsson fails to land.
Ericsson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Yoshida backwards.
Yoshida blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ericsson softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Yoshida misses with a punch on the inside.
Ericsson scores with a nice hook to the head.
Ericsson avoiding damage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ericsson.
Yoshida swings wildly with an uppercut but Ericsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short right from Yoshida on the inside.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ericsson lands a right hand that snaps the head of Yoshida backwards.
A short uppercut from Ericsson.
Yoshida misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida is leaning against Ericsson and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Ericsson misses with a punch on the inside.
Ericsson misses with some punches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ericsson.
Yoshida misses with the head strike.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Yoshida creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Yoshida lands with a left to the head.
A short uppercut from Yoshida.
Yoshida doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Yoshida has a couple of punches blocked by Ericsson.
Yoshida throws a head punch that misses.
Ericsson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Yoshida misses with a punch on the inside.
Yoshida misses with some punches.
Ericsson working aggressively here.
Yoshida misses with some punches.
Ericsson throws a head punch that misses.
Yoshida misses with a body punch.
Good body shot from Ericsson.
Yoshida misses with the head strike.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson has a couple of punches blocked by Yoshida.
Ericsson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Yoshida misses with a short punch on the inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yoshida lands a right hand that snaps the head of Ericsson backwards.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Ericsson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Yoshida's elbow.
Ericsson scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A head punch on the inside from Yoshida fails to land.
A short body shot lands from Ericsson as the two fighters clinch.
Yoshida is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Yoshida will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Ericsson up against the cage.
Yoshida swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ericsson blocking some punches.
Ericsson tries to work over Yoshida's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Yoshida misses with a punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida misses with a short punch on the inside.
The referee is keeping an eye on Ericsson - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Ericsson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Yoshida lands a right hand that snaps the head of Ericsson backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ericsson.
A nice right hand lands inside from Yoshida.
Yoshida has a couple of punches blocked by Ericsson.
Yoshida lands a left hand.
Ericsson prevents a body shot from Yoshida.
Yoshida can't find room to land a body shot as Ericsson controls the action.

Ericsson breaks from the clinch.
Ericsson connects with a leg kick. Yoshida looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

Yoshida takes the fight into the clinch.
Yoshida lands with a short shot to the head.
Ericsson lands with a right to the head.
Ericsson misses with some punches.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ericsson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Yoshida tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Yoshida lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Ericsson backwards.
Yoshida swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Yoshida misses with the head strike.
Ericsson throws a head punch that misses.
Yoshida blocking some punches.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.

Ericsson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A slapping body kick lands there for Yoshida.
Ericsson throws a front kick aimed at Yoshida's knee but Yoshida avoids it well.
Yoshida throws a leg kick that misses.
Yoshida looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Ericsson motions for Yoshida to come forward. Ericsson throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Yoshida with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Ericsson to score with a decent uppercut.
Yoshida is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Ericsson feints a counter leg kick.
Yoshida dips to his left and cracks Ericsson with an uppercut!
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yoshida loads up on a big right hand but Ericsson slips the punch.
Yoshida walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Yuuto Yoshida seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yoshida throws a good cross that connects.
Yoshida throws a big shot that misses.
Yoshida is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Ericsson can do to turn this around?
Ericsson misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Yoshida pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A decent looking cross lands there for Ericsson.
Yoshida uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ericsson.
An inside leg kick lands from Yoshida.
Yoshida scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Yoshida has closed the distance and engaged Ericsson in a clinch.
Ericsson lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yoshida lands a nice shot to the body.
Yoshida presses Ericsson against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Ericsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Yoshida.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Yoshida.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida is working Ericsson over against the cage.
Ericsson softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A right hook to the body lands for Ericsson.
A head punch on the inside from Ericsson fails to land.
Ericsson misses with the head strike.
Ericsson misses with a punch on the inside.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Yoshida scores with a shoulder strike.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ericsson.
Ericsson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Yoshida swings wildly with an uppercut but Ericsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ericsson blocking some punches.
Ericsson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ericsson has a couple of punches blocked by Yoshida.
Ericsson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Yoshida swings wildly with an uppercut but Ericsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yuuto Yoshida has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Yoshida softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Ericsson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ericsson.
Ericsson taking a breather.
Yoshida lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Ericsson backwards.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ericsson.
Yoshida blocks an uppercut.
Ericsson can't find room to land a body shot as Yoshida controls the action.
Ericsson has a couple of punches blocked by Yoshida.
Ericsson throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Yoshidas head.
Ericsson misses with the head strike.
Yoshida misses with the head strike.
A head punch on the inside from Yoshida fails to land.
Ericsson lands a right hand.
Yoshida lands a right hand.
Ericsson tries to work over Yoshida's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Yoshida misses with a punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Yoshida.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida misses with a short punch on the inside.
Yoshida lands a body punch in the clinch.
Yoshida swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ericsson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Yoshida's elbow.
Yoshida lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Yoshida scores with a hook to the body.
Yoshida throws a punch but it's blocked by Ericsson.
Yoshida lands a body punch in the clinch.
Yoshida softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Ericsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Yoshida.
A head punch on the inside from Yoshida fails to land.
A short right from Yoshida on the inside.
Ericsson takes a shot to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Yoshida.
Ericsson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Yoshida goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ericsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ericsson blocking some punches.
Ericsson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson blocks an uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yoshida lands a left hand that snaps the head of Ericsson backwards.
Yoshida misses with a hook from the clinch.
A right handed body shot lands from Yoshida.
Ericsson is breathing heavily.
Ericsson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ericsson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Yoshida misses with a hook to the ribs.
Yoshida throws a head punch that misses.
Yoshida works on Ericsson's body with a couple of short punches.
Yoshida tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ericsson's elbow.
Yoshida tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ericsson's elbow.
Yoshida lands a left hand.
Yoshida is working Ericsson over against the cage.
Yoshida works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Yoshida lands with a left to the head.
Yoshida working aggressively here.
Yoshida pushes Ericsson back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Ericsson working aggressively here.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Yuuto Yoshida dominated that second round.
That's time! Back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Yoshida attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Yuuto Yoshida is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Ericsson attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Yoshida swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ericsson keeps the fight on the outside.
Ericsson fails in his attempt to clinch.
Yoshida connects with a body shot that sends Ericsson's belly button to the back.
A head kick from Ericsson lands but Yoshida takes it in his stride.

Yoshida clinches with his opponent.
Yoshida blocks an uppercut.
Ericsson misses with some punches.
Ericsson misses with a punch on the inside.
Yoshida misses with a hook from the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yoshida blocking some punches.
Yoshida throws a punch but it's blocked by Ericsson.
Yoshida blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Yoshida gets through Ericsson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Good body shot from Yoshida.
Yoshida throws a head punch that misses.
Ericsson takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida tries to throw a body punch but Ericsson avoids it by throwing Yoshida back against the cage.
Yoshida misses with a short punch on the inside.
Still in the clinch, Yoshida scores with a nice short uppercut.
Yoshida lands with a light punch inside.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Ericsson.
Yoshida throws a head punch that misses.
A left hand lands to the body for Yoshida.
Yoshida throws a head punch that misses.
Yoshida misses with some punches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Yoshida.
Ericsson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Yoshida trying to control the position but instead, Ericsson has worked for underhooks and has pushed Yoshida into the cage.
Yoshida fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Yoshida tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ericsson swings wildly with an uppercut but Yoshida uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ericsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ludvig Ericsson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida struggles to land a body shot inside as Ericsson controls his hands.
Yoshida misses with a punch to the body.
Ericsson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Yoshida misses with a short punch on the inside.
Yoshida throws a punch but it's blocked by Ericsson.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Ericsson.
Yoshida lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A head punch on the inside from Yoshida fails to land.
Yoshida pushes Ericsson back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Yoshida misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ericsson.
Ericsson prevents a body shot from Yoshida.
Yoshida misses with a hook to the ribs.
Yoshida swings wildly with an uppercut but Ericsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yoshida keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Ericsson's efforts to push away.
Yoshida misses with the head strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Ericsson breaks from the clinch.
Yoshida slips a jab from Ericsson.
Yoshida appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Ericsson throws a leg kick that misses.
Yoshida tries to land a leg kick but Ericsson saw it coming and moves away.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ericsson.
A good leg kick by Yoshida.
Ericsson throws a nice looking combination but Yoshida bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Yoshida takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Yoshida looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Yuuto Yoshida is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Ericsson stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Yoshida.
Ericsson takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Yoshida uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
A head kick misses from Ericsson.
Yoshida is looking to clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yoshida blocks a leg kick.
Ericsson takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Yoshida connects with an inside leg kick.
Yoshida blocks a low kick nicely.
Yoshida lands with a slapping head kick.
Yoshida scoring well with a low kick there.
A punch lands to the side of Yoshida 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Ericsson is looking to chop away at Yoshida's legs.
Ericsson misses the shot to the body.
Yuuto Yoshida is winning the standup battle so far.
Yoshida steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ericsson.
A good leg kick by Yoshida.
Jab, jab by Yoshida - just one landing.

And that's the end of the fight!
Yuuto Yoshida showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Yoshida 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 Radbod Blank scores the fight 30:27
Judge Patrick Alders scores the fight 30:27
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Yuuto Yoshida!

Our winner, Yuuto Yoshida, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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time
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hype
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pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
66%

 

Event: EFC: Redemption     
Date:   Aug 28, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Onizuka Stresemann and Ludvig Ericsson. Stresemann kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Takashi Sorimachi - Poison . Onizuka Stresemann has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

183 cm
33
224 lbs
24 - 10 - 0
186 cm
20
212 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Heavy handed

Spartan Nutrition

Voodoo Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Onizuka Stresemann!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Jonathan Paton, John Roberts and Eddie Farnsworth.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A right-left combo lands from Stresemann.
A big left from Stresemann misses.
Stresemann lands with a nice body punch.
Ericsson misses with a head kick.
Stresemann lands a nice looking body shot.
Ericsson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Stresemann.
Ericsson stalks Stresemann and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Stresemann's face. Stresemann staggers backwards, shaken.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ericsson misses with an uppercut
and Stresemann counters with a stiff right hand.

Stresemann shoots in and bounces Ericsson off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Stresemann wants to pass the guard but Ericsson is keeping the position.
Ericsson preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Stresemann 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.
Stresemann wants to control from the top but Ericsson keeps moving.
We've been hearing good reports from Stresemann's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Stresemann.
Stresemann trying to control the position from guard on top but Ericsson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Ericsson has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Stresemann controlling from the top position.
Ericsson has control of Stresemann's left arm, preventing Stresemann from doing any damage.

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

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.
Ericsson lands a front kick.
Stresemann smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

Stresemann gets a takedown into half guard.
Stresemann passes to side control.
Ericsson on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Ericsson is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Stresemann wants to lay and pray for a moment but Ericsson keeps working.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson trying his best to control but Stresemann has mounted him.
Stresemann controlling his opponent.
Stresemann looking to control but Ericsson is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Stresemann working away from the top, dropping strikes.
Stresemann throwing sloppy strikes here. Perhaps if he tightened up his striking from such a dominant position, he'd be able to finish easier.
Stresemann lands an elbow that was bordering on illegal but the referee lets it go with a warning.
Stresemann avoids the attempt from Ericsson to control.
Stresemann looking to ground and pound but Ericsson is blocking nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stresemann lands a big shot there that rocks Ericsson but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.

Stresemann looks like he's working for a submission but he's not found anything just yet.
Stresemann thowing strikes but they're hitting the gloves, not doing any damage.
Ericsson looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Stresemann throwing sloppy strikes here. Perhaps if he tightened up his striking from such a dominant position, he'd be able to finish easier.
Stresemann raining down shots from the mount!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Stresemann working Ericsson over with strikes here.

Ericsson is rocked!
Oooooh, big shot lands for Stresemann! Ericsson is hurt baaadly! Stresemann is firing away with more strikes - Ericsson is covering up... the ref is warning him to do something. He's just covering up though still and the ref has to step in to end the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Onizuka Stresemann!
Onizuka Stresemann took to the mic in his post fight interview and said 'I'm not exactly surprised by the outcome of this fight; I'm sure you aren't, either.'.
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
45%

 

Event: QFC - 009     
Date:   Feb 20, 2015

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Azamat Secoy and Ludvig Ericsson. We have two fighters making their debuts here, so let's see who comes out of this one with their first professional victory.

188 cm
18
210 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
186 cm
18
212 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Big heart
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Azamat Secoy!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Stewart Dunkirk, Alan Glass and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A good leg kick by Secoy.
Secoy dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Ericsson. That did some damage!
A looping hook to the body misses from Ericsson. Secoy does a little dance to reset his feet.
Secoy lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Secoy ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Secoy feints and then cracks Ericsson's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Ericsson down.
Secoy avoids the head kick by Ericsson.
Secoy moves out of range of the body kick.
Secoy looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Ericsson wants to clinch
and Secoy counters with a head kick. That will keep Ericsson thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!
Secoy delivers a nice body kick.
Secoy scores with a leg kick.
A bone on bone clash there as Secoy blocks the leg kick.
Secoy moves out of range of the body kick.
Secoy feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Ericsson's calf.
Ericsson looks to throw the jab but Secoy is out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Secoy connects with an inside leg kick.
A low kick from Ericsson misses
and Secoy counters with a nice body kick.
Secoy throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Secoy throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Ericsson's head.
Ericsson misses with a hook
and Secoy counters with a body kick that stops Ericsson in his tracks momentarily.
Secoy fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Ericsson throws a leg kick but Secoy sees it coming and moves out of range.
Secoy plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Secoy throws a nice inside leg kick.
Secoy scores with a spinning back kick!
Ericsson fails in his attempt to clinch.
Ericsson's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ericsson swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Ericsson misses with a straight left.
Nice body kick from Secoy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head kick from Secoy lands but Ericsson takes it in his stride.
Secoy throws a wild body kick that Ericsson sees coming a mile off.
A head kick from Secoy lands but Ericsson takes it in his stride.
Ericsson looks to land a body kick but Secoy moved away.
A chopping leg kick lands by Secoy.
Ericsson throws a sloppy head kick and Secoy moves out of range easily.
Ericsson throws a head kick that misses.
Ericsson 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.
Secoy throws a push kick but Ericsson slaps the foot to one side.
Ericsson only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Ericsson blocks a leg kick.
Ericsson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Secoy checks the leg kick nicely there.
Ericsson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Ericsson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Secoy throws a quick inside leg kick.
Good leg kick by Secoy there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Ericsson throws a head kick but Secoy moves out of range.
Secoy feints and then cracks Ericsson's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Ericsson down.
Secoy displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ericsson throws out the jab.
A head kick from Secoy lands but Ericsson takes it in his stride.
Ericsson connects with an inside leg kick.
Secoy moves out of range of the body kick.
Secoy throws a quick counter head kick but Ericsson was just out of range.
Secoy fakes the leg kick and cracks Ericsson in the body.
Ericsson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Secoy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Secoy is breathing heavily.
Secoy blocks a head kick by Ericsson.
Secoy feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Ericsson throws a shot from downtown. Secoy moves away and avoids it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ericsson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Secoy can pounce on him.
Ericsson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Secoy blocks a head kick by Ericsson.
A slapping body kick lands there for Secoy.
Ericsson looks for the body kick but Secoy saw that one coming.
Ericsson misses with a leg kick
and Secoy makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Secoy blocks a head kick by Ericsson.
Secoy buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Ericsson stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Secoy.
Ericsson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A decent looking body kick lands there for Secoy.
Ericsson throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Secoy thinks about countering with a head kick.
Secoy lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ericsson throws a head kick that misses.
Secoy is looking to counter with head kicks.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Secoy.
Ericsson misses with a low kick.
Azamat Secoy seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nice body kick from Secoy.
Secoy tries a head kick but it misses.
Azamat Secoy is winning the standup battle so far.
Ericsson misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Secoy throws a leg kick that misses.
Ericsson is trying to counter with his kicks.
Ericsson 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.
Ericsson tries a head kick but it misses.
Secoy feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Ericsson's calf.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Secoy lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Ericsson might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Secoy has got the better of the exchanges.
Ericsson avoids the head kick by Secoy.
Ericsson misses with a leg kick
and Secoy counters with a nice low kick that buckles Ericsson's knee momentarily.
Secoy fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Some bone on bone action there as Secoy checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
A head kick by Ericsson misses
and Secoy counters with an outside leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Secoy. That's going to slow Ericsson down.
Secoy fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Ericsson has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Secoy blocks a head kick by Ericsson.
Secoy throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Ericsson throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Ericsson takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Ericsson fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Secoy is out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Secoy displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ericsson throws out the jab.
Good work by Ericsson as he checks the leg kick.
Secoy pushes Ericsson away with a front kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ericsson walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Secoy checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A solid leg kick lands there for Secoy.
Secoy throws a leg kick which misses Ericsson's front leg but catches the back leg as Ericsson tries to avoid it.
Good work by Ericsson as he checks the leg kick.
Ericsson throws a leg kick that is checked
and Secoy counters with a nice body kick.
Secoy feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Ericsson's calf.
Secoy throws a nice outside leg kick.
That kick from Secoy tenderised Ericsson's leg. Ericsson is trying to keep his angry face on.
Ericsson throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Secoy counters with an outside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Secoy misses with a body kick.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Good work by Secoy as he checks the leg kick.
Ericsson tries a low kick but Secoy avoids it.
Secoy appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Secoy is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Ericsson can do to turn this around?
Secoy throws a half hearted mid kick.
Ericsson is looking to score with low kicks.
Secoy is looking to counter with a body kick.
Ericsson misses with a straight right.
Secoy looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Ericsson throws the kick towards the body but Secoy avoids it.
Ericsson tries a head kick but it misses.
Secoy attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Ericsson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Ericsson wants to land a leg kick but Secoy is out of range.
Ericsson has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Secoy.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Ericsson 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 Secoy has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Secoy and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Secoy - that will leave a mark!
Secoy with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Ericsson throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Secoy counters with a thumping low kick.
Ericsson throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Secoy.
Ericsson throws a chopping leg kick but Secoy manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Secoy wants to slow Ericsson down by chopping away at his legs.
Ericsson is looking to land body kicks.
A low kick from Ericsson misses
and Secoy counters with a thumping low kick.
Ericsson misses with a leg kick.
Secoy tries to land a leg kick but Ericsson saw it coming and moves away.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Secoy.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Azamat Secoy dominated that second round.
That's time! Secoy's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. And we move into the final round!


Ericsson throws a head kick that misses.
Ericsson throws a leg kick
and Secoy finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Ericsson is looking to score with low kicks.
Ericsson takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
A low kick from Ericsson is predictable there
and Secoy counters with a low kick, right behind Ericsson 's knee.
Secoy staying out of range there.
Ericsson misses with a leg kick
and Secoy counters with a good, hard body kick but Ericsson shrugs it off.
Ericsson is looking to clinch but Secoy is avoiding it.
Ericsson tries a low kick but Secoy avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson throws a push kick but Secoy slaps the foot to one side.
Secoy bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Crunch! Secoy slams his shin into Ericsson's torso.
Secoy blocks a head kick by Ericsson.
Secoy appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Secoy misses with a low kick as Ericsson jumps back.
Secoy blocks the body kick.
Ericsson wants to clinch.
Secoy scores with a push kick.
Ericsson misses with a kick to the body.
Ericsson throws a big shot that misses.
A low kick from Ericsson misses
and Secoy counters with a low kick, right behind Ericsson 's knee.
Ludvig Ericsson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A nice leg kick lands there from Secoy.
Ericsson throws a leg kick but Secoy moved away.
A nice leg kick lands there from Secoy.
Ericsson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Secoy throws a quick inside leg kick.
Secoy throws a head kick that misses.
Ericsson misses with a jab to the body
and Secoy counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Azamat Secoy is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Secoy scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Ericsson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Secoy.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Good work by Secoy as he checks the leg kick.
Secoy lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Secoy counters with an outside leg kick.
Secoy connects with a high kick.
Secoy misses with a leg kick.
Secoy throws a quick inside leg kick.
Ericsson misses with a hook
and Secoy counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Secoy throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ericsson.
Secoy fires out a quick counter leg kick but Ericsson just manages to avoid it.
Secoy slips a jab and a cross from Ericsson.
Secoy quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.

Ericsson fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Secoy, pushing him back against the cage.
Secoy fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Ericsson fails to land.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Secoy avoids a kick to the body.
Secoy with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Secoy scores with a nice body kick.
Ericsson misses with a leg kick
and Secoy counters with a nice low kick that buckles Ericsson's knee momentarily.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ericsson misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Ericsson takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Secoy lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Ericsson throws a head kick that misses.
Ericsson throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Secoy makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Secoy thows a body kick. Ericsson tries to catch it but that hurt him.
A low kick from Ericsson misses
and Secoy counters with a thumping low kick.
Secoy throws a nice head kick!
Secoy goes for a high kick. It partially lands.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Stewart Dunkirk scores the fight 30:27
Judge Alan Glass scores the fight 30:27
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Azamat Secoy!
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
58%

 

 
 
 
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