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Event: GC 262     
Date:   Dec 01, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 883 p4p, 138 weight class) and Alasdair Thacker (ranked 889 p4p, 139 weight class). Ludvig Ericsson has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

186 cm
34
212 lbs
25 - 16 - 0
175 cm
36
197 lbs
21 - 16 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic 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 25 wins, 16 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 21 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Alasdair Thacker!
The judges for this bout are George Francis, Stewart Dunkirk and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson blocks a low kick nicely.
Alasdair Thacker seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ericsson takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

Ericsson shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Ericsson thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Ericsson throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Thacker wants to improve his position but Ericsson is controlling well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Thacker trying to control but Ericsson postures up.
Ericsson thows a huge punch but Thacker dodges it nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Thacker tries to roll over but Ericsson keeps him under control.
Thacker is trying to maintain the position but Ericsson is very close to passing his half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thacker is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Thacker has been taking part in the yoga sessions down at Jed's Gym. Presumably he's going to look for a slick submission... Or maybe he's looking to avoid one.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Thacker looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Ericsson is trying to control the action in half guard but Thacker is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

Thacker looking for submissions off his back.
Ericsson is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Thacker trying to control from the bottom.
Ericsson controlling the pace.
Thacker is trying to maintain the position but Ericsson is very close to passing his half guard.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.

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.
Ericsson trying to control the action but Thacker is working from the bottom.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Ericsson moves out of range as Thacker strikes.
Alasdair Thacker is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Thacker lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Thacker looks to land a left hand but Ericsson moved out of range nicely.
Ericsson is looking to counter punch.
Thacker misses with a looping left.
Thacker scores with a hook to the body. Ericsson takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Ericsson takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.

Ericsson looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Thacker!
Ericsson working the ground and pound.
Thacker gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Thacker regains full guard. Nicely done.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thacker manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Ericsson manages to get himself to full guard.

Ericsson looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Ericsson working a defensive guard here.

Thacker thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Thacker stopping the sweep attempt from Ericsson.
Ericsson is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Ericsson working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Thacker.
Ericsson looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Thacker has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Ericsson is proving hard to escape from.
Ericsson wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Thacker is now in half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Ericsson is on top in guard.

Ericsson wants to control from the top but Thacker keeps moving.
Ericsson lands a couple of elbows.
Thacker wants to sweep but no luck.
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 control from the top but Thacker keeps moving.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Thacker wants to sweep but no luck.
Ericsson postures up in Thacker's guard and throws a big left but Thacker blocks it.
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.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Ericsson shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Thacker as he avoids it easily.
Ericsson looks for a takedown but Thacker sprawls well.
Thacker doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

Ericsson gets a double leg takedown into Thacker's guard.
Ericsson is stalling in the full guard.

Thacker isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Ericsson stacks Thacker on his neck as he steps over and passes to the side. He's now in a much more dominant position where he can look to do some serious damage. Nice move by Ericsson!
Thacker is looking to regain half guard here but Ericsson keeps moving and retains side control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson scoring with punches from side control.
Ericsson lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Thacker down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson grinds an elbow into Thacker's temple.
Ericsson scores with punches from side control.
Ericsson lands some shots froms side control.
Thacker sneaks back into half guard.
Ericsson is nestled in close to Thacker, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Thacker is trying to control but can't.
Thacker is staying active underneath Ericsson, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Thacker tries to roll over but Ericsson keeps him under control.
Ericsson lands strikes from half guard.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Ericsson lands a nice short elbow.
Ericsson sitting and controlling from the half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Thacker moves into full guard.
Ericsson is working Thacker over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Ericsson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Thacker can do to turn this around?
Ericsson is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Ericsson controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

Thacker looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Ericsson has picked Thacker up and slammed him! Thacker can't keep hold of the triangle and Ericsson manages to pass to side control!
Ericsson cracks Thacker with an elbow. That is naaassty.
Thacker can't do much from the bottom here.
Ericsson working the ground and pound.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Thacker regains half guard.
Thacker tries to get to full guard but Ericsson has control of the leg.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson working over Thacker with some ground and pound. Thacker looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Ludvig Ericsson overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Ericsson lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Thacker on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Ericsson trying to control from half guard but Thacker is working away.
Thacker makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Thacker.
Ericsson stopping the sweep attempt from Thacker.
Ericsson with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.

Thacker is looking for a triangle here but Ericsson uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.
Ericsson scores with punches from side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson happy to just control the position for now.
Ericsson landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
Thacker is trying to improve his position.
Ericsson is chipping away with strikes.
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.
Thacker is working to avoid the ground and pound but Ericsson connects with a decent elbow.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Ludvig Ericsson dominated that second round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Thacker misses with a straight left.
A low kick from Thacker misses
and Ericsson counters with an outside leg kick.
Thacker is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ericsson.
Thacker lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Thacker throws a push kick but Ericsson slaps the foot to one side.
An attempted straight right counter from Ericsson misses the target.
Thacker misses with the combination.
Thacker throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Ericsson.
Ericsson working away.
Ericsson works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ericsson working the head with strikes.
Thacker takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Ericsson landing a few strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson working the ground and pound.
Thacker can't do much from the bottom here.
Thacker keeping his opponent close.
Ericsson scores with a couple of short elbows.
Thacker sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Thacker is staying active underneath Ericsson, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Ericsson lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Ericsson looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Thacker with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson drops an elbow to the side of Thacker's head.
Ericsson wants to control but Thacker is keeping him busy.
Thacker trying to control here.
Ericsson content to control rather than advance.
Thacker trying to control here.
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 Thacker's temple.
Ericsson performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Ericsson is trying to control the action in half guard but Thacker is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson is nestled in close to Thacker, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Ericsson passes into side control, despite Thacker's attempt to control the position.
Ericsson taking a breather here.
Ericsson lands some shots froms side control.
Alasdair Thacker has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Thacker is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Thacker manages to get to full guard.
Ericsson chips away with some ground and pound.
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 avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Ericsson will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Ericsson trying to control the position from guard on top but Thacker is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Ericsson engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ericsson's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.
Thacker tries to strike from the bottom.

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 George Francis scores the fight 30:27
Judge Stewart Dunkirk scores the fight 30:27
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ludvig Ericsson!
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FIGHT
RATING
38%

 

Event: GC 256     
Date:   Nov 03, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 1066 p4p, 160 weight class) and Joe Walcott (ranked 1140 p4p, 177 weight class). Walcott comes into a darkened arena with his song building. The Way Of The Fist kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

186 cm
33
212 lbs
24 - 16 - 0
187 cm
32
204 lbs
16 - 11 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Pit Bull Development



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, 16 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, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Joe Walcott!
The judges for this bout are Robert Twigg, Cecil Peabody and Tiny Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Walcott.
Ericsson is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Ericsson slips under a jab from Walcott.
Walcott lands with a hook. Ericsson tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.

Ericsson changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Walcott looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Walcott is not content to let Ericsson control the position.
Walcott defending against the ground and pound.
Ericsson throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Ericsson slows the pace down.
Ericsson working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Ericsson throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Walcott avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Ericsson.
Ericsson slows the pace down.
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.
You can see the frustration on Walcott's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Ericsson sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Walcott is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Ericsson looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Walcott is avoiding damage well.
Ericsson postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Ericsson working the ground and pound from side control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The strikes coming from Ericsson are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Ericsson throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Ericsson throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Walcott avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Ericsson.
Ericsson taking a break here but Walcott is having none of it and regains half guard.
Walcott wants to get back to his feet.
Walcott is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Ericsson scores with a couple of nice shots.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Walcott is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Ericsson thows a huge punch but Walcott dodges it nicely.
Ericsson is taking a breather. Walcott 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 thows a huge punch but Walcott dodges it nicely.
Ericsson is nestled in close to Walcott, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Walcott tries to roll over but Ericsson keeps him under control.
Walcott tries to regain full guard. Instead though, Ericsson has advanced to mount. Uh oh.
Ericsson can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Walcott is looking to escape.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Walcott taking shots to the head.
Ericsson throwing strikes here but Walcott is writhing around nicely and avoiding any serious damage.
We've been informed that Walcott has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.
BOOM! Ericsson connects with a massive shot to the dome!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ericsson thowing strikes but they're hitting the gloves, not doing any damage.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Walcott avoids a series of strikes thrown by Ericsson.
Ericsson fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ericsson tries to control but Walcott wriggling away.
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 gets the takedown into side control.
Ericsson works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Walcott tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Ericsson working the ground and pound but Walcott is defending the strikes.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Walcott avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Ericsson.
Walcott tries to buck Ericsson off but Ericsson is having none of it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Walcott parries the strikes from Ericsson easily there. Ericsson is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Walcott to escape.
Walcott is looking to regain half guard here but Ericsson keeps moving and retains side control.
Ericsson throwing strikes but Walcott manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!
Ericsson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Walcott can do to turn this around?
Ericsson tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Ericsson holds on tight, trying to prevent any damage.
Ericsson tries to control the position but he's not in luck - Walcott easily slips into full mount!
Ericsson manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Ericsson is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Walcott's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Walcott's back!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson is punishing Walcott with strikes - can he finish him?!
Ludvig Ericsson overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Ericsson throwing sloppy strikes.
Ericsson punishes Walcott with strikes from the back mount.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Walcott avoids the strikes from Ericsson.
Ericsson lands a punch to the side of the head from the back.
Ericsson keeps control of the position as Walcott tries to break free.
Ericsson is controlling his opponent, waiting for an opportunity to finish.
Ericsson misses with punches from the back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson really has the hooks in deep now - there seems like no escape for Walcott.
Ericsson misses with punches from the back.
Ericsson is looking to control Walcott but Walcott is wriggling around and keeping busy.
Ericsson lands shots from the back.
I would not like to be Walcott right now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Walcott avoids the strikes from Ericsson.
Walcott is really stuck here.
Ericsson is trying to stick to Walcott's back but Walcott is turning into Ericsson. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Ericsson's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Walcott.
Walcott won't allow Ericsson to sweep him here.
Walcott postures up in Ericsson's guard and throws a big left but Ericsson blocks it.
Ericsson looking to hit a scissor sweep but Walcott is one step ahead there.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Ericsson is on top in guard.

Ericsson working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Ericsson drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Ericsson with a nice head shot there.
Ericsson pushes down on Walcott's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Ericsson trying to control the action but Walcott is working from the bottom.
Ericsson lands strikes from half guard.
Ericsson sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Walcott defending well though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Walcott wants to get back to full guard.
Walcott avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Ericsson.
Ericsson throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Walcott to regain full guard.
Ericsson in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson connects with a couple of short punches.
Ericsson passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Ericsson working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
Ericsson trying to control the action but Walcott is working from the bottom.
Ericsson throws an elbow but Walcott slips to the side and avoids it well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Walcott tries to improve position but can't.
Walcott takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
Ericsson is putting a hurting on Walcott here, landing some big shots from side control.
Ericsson taking a breather here.
Ericsson creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Walcott sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Joe Walcott has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson tries to score with some ground and pound. Walcott controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Ericsson has knee on belly momentarily but Walcott bucks him off and regains half guard.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Ericsson lands a nice short elbow.
Ericsson trying to pass the guard but Walcott defending well.
Ericsson working Walcott over with strikes.
Ericsson missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Ericsson not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Walcott is staying active underneath Ericsson, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
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 stalling.
Ericsson is thwarting Walcott's attempts to control the position.
Ericsson throwing shots but Walcott is blocking nicely.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Ericsson with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.

Walcott gets caught napping as Ericsson dives in and scores a takedown. Walcott manages to retain guard.

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 Robert Twigg scores the fight 30:27
Judge Cecil Peabody scores the fight 30:27
Judge Tiny Johnson scores the fight 30:27

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

Joe Walcott was interviewed post fight and said 'WTF?!? Gamma is a joke. Anyway Pit Bull Development is the best. I am always so focused because of that shit. Anyone who says different can suck a dick.'.
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RATING
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Event: GC 250     
Date:   Oct 13, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Nemesor Imotekh (ranked 1021 p4p, 163 weight class) and Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 1854 p4p, 281 weight class). Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

190 cm
35
218 lbs
15 - 12 - 0
186 cm
33
212 lbs
23 - 16 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Nemesor Imotekh!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, Stewart Dunkirk and Gwen Towbar.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Imotekh can pounce on him.

Ericsson shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Imotekh napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Imotekh sneaks back into half guard.
Ericsson trying to control from half guard but Imotekh is working away.
Imotekh trying to control from the bottom.
Ericsson sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Imotekh defending well though.
Ericsson tries to pass the half guard into mount. Imotekh knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Ericsson keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Imotekh with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Imotekh gets full guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ericsson throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Imotekh working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Ericsson.
Imotekh has improved his flexibility recently so we will have to see if he can use that to his advantage.
Ericsson stopping the sweep attempt from Imotekh.
Ericsson is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Ericsson content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Ericsson postures up.
Ericsson wants to control from the top but Imotekh keeps moving.
Ericsson throws a strike but Imotekh rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Ericsson looking for a sweep. Not yet Ericsson, not yet.
Imotekh looking to pass the guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Imotekh controls the pace.
Imotekh has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Ericsson wants to sweep but no luck.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Imotekh passes Ericsson's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Ericsson is staying active underneath Imotekh, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Ericsson is looking to improve his position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson trying to control here.
Ericsson works his way to full guard. Good work.
Imotekh is stalling in the full guard.
Ericsson wants to sweep but no luck.
Imotekh content to stall in guard here.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Ericsson checks a low kick from Imotekh.

Ericsson feints and as Imotekh raises his hands in defense, Ericsson changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Imotekh wants to sweep but no luck.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Imotekh is trying to keep Ericsson in close.
Ericsson preventing the sweep.
Ericsson trying to control but Imotekh is working from the bottom.
Ericsson trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Ericsson wants to control from the top but Imotekh keeps moving.
Ericsson postures up and lands a big shot to Imotekh's brow.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Ericsson throws a big elbow that misses.
Ericsson stopping the sweep attempt from Imotekh.
Ericsson works over Imotekh with some ground and pound from guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Excellent takedown into side control there by Ericsson.
Ericsson has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A lull in the action here as Ericsson stalls from top position.
Ericsson lands an elbow.
Imotekh is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
You can see the frustration on Imotekh's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Imotekh on the wrong end of some ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Imotekh can't do much from the bottom here.
Ericsson throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Ericsson is looking to take a break and control but Imotekh is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Ericsson controls the position.
Ericsson lands a nice forearm strike.
Ericsson working the head with strikes.
Ericsson working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Imotekh parries the strikes from Ericsson easily there. Ericsson is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Imotekh to escape.
Ericsson working the head and body with strikes.
Ludvig Ericsson has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson is putting a hurting on Imotekh here, landing some big shots from side control.
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 working the head and body with strikes.
Ericsson working the ground and pound but Imotekh is defending the strikes.
Ericsson controlling from side mount.
Ericsson is looking to take a break and control but Imotekh is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Ericsson working the ground and pound.
Ericsson passes to full mount! That's big trouble for Imotekh!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson raining down shots from the mount!
Ericsson landing strikes, looking to finish!
Ericsson unloading with bombs!

It looks like Nemesor Imotekh has been cut.
Imotekh tries to lock up and control but Ericsson gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Imotekh is in a horrible position here. Ericsson smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.
Ericsson unloading with bombs!

Imotekh is rocked!

Nemesor Imotekh's cut is getting worse.
Ericsson landing shots from mount.
Oh Imotekh is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Ericsson is in full mount looking to finish with strikes. He lands a big shot, followed by another and Imotekh goes limp! The ref jumps in to end the fight - a big win for Ericsson!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Ludvig Ericsson!
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Event: GAMMA#733 Lord v Yeboah     
Date:   Sep 22, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 1282 p4p, 201 weight class) and Skeng Man (ranked 1001 p4p, 151 weight class). Well, the cameraman is lingering on a pretty young lady for a bit too long there. Keep your eyes on the prize buddy or you'll miss the fighter intros!

186 cm
33
212 lbs
23 - 15 - 0
200 cm
33
215 lbs
19 - 18 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter
Top Nutrition 160Q\200$ 140Q\150$ 100Q\50$



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 23 wins, 15 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 19 wins, 18 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Skeng Man!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Man tries to score a power double leg takedown but Ericsson sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Man somewhat.
Ericsson moves out of range as Man strikes.
Ericsson shoots in but Man avoids the takedown attempt easily.

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

Man is working on a guillotine. He's managed to get to full guard and he's really squeezing tight! Ericsson is tapping! Great win for Man!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:40 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Skeng Man!
Skeng Man made sure to mention his sponsor, Urban Fighter in his post fight interview.
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Event: GAMMA#729 Mirowski v Lord     
Date:   Sep 01, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 828 p4p, 127 weight class) and Pikey Chav (ranked 761 p4p, 122 weight class). Chav has chosen Shamrock as his entrance music. Pikey Chav acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

186 cm
33
212 lbs
23 - 14 - 0
187 cm
26
212 lbs
9 - 7 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class MT
Good gas tank

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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 23 wins, 14 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, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Pikey Chav!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Don Winkell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson looks to land a right hand but Chav moved out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Chav! But no joy.
Chav looks to score with a jab to the body but Ericsson is just out of range.
Ericsson half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Ericsson blocks a leg kick.
Ericsson takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Ericsson throws a low kick, looking for Chav's leg but Chav calmly moves out of range.
Ericsson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ericsson fires out a quick counter leg kick but Chav just manages to avoid it.
Ericsson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Chav.
Chav misses the jab.
Ericsson throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Ericsson misses the shot to the body.
Ericsson thows a body kick. Chav tries to catch it but that hurt him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson misses with a wild body shot.
Ericsson throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Ericsson on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Pikey Chav seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ericsson on the wrong end of a nice hook.

Chav closes the distance and clinches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chav tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ericsson's elbow.
Chav lands a body shot.
Ericsson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Chav lands with a right to the head.

Ericsson is fighting off a takedown attempt but Chav is just too persistent for him and manages to trip Ericsson to the mat. Ericsson regains guard as soon as the fighters hit the mat.
Chav pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Ericsson is keeping the position for now.
Ericsson avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Ericsson wants to sweep but no luck.
Chav lands a couple of digs.
Ericsson looking to hit a scissor sweep but Chav is one step ahead there.
Chav looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Ericsson trying to control the position here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chav tries to free his leg and advance position but Ericsson is retaining full guard.
Chav wants to control from the top but Ericsson keeps moving.
Ericsson not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Chav wants to control from the top but Ericsson keeps moving.
Chav stands and throws Ericsson's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Chav working away.
Chav controlling from side mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Chav working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Ericsson manages to work his way to half guard, despite Chav's best efforts.
Chav looks to land a strike but Ericsson avoids it nicely and regains full guard.
Chav won't allow Ericsson to sweep him here.
Chav passes into half guard.
Ericsson tries to get to full guard but Chav has control of the leg.
Chav missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Chav is trying a forearm chokeÖ I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Chav wants to free his trapped foot but Ericsson is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Chav not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Chav stalling away here and it's allowed Ericsson to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
Chav stopping the sweep attempt from Ericsson.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Chav with a flurry of punches that miss.
Chav trying to control but Ericsson is working from the bottom.
Chav 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.

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



Ericsson shoots in and gets a takedown into Chav's guard.

Chav had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Ericsson defends it easily.
Ericsson is in close to Chav's body, working some short punches and elbows.

Chav is looking to cinch up a triangle. Ericsson throws the leg off to one side though and gets in tight to Chav's body to avoid the submission. Chav has instead reached around Ericsson's neck and now has a guillotine! Oh, this is biiiig trouble! Chav arches his back and squeezes and forces the tap from his hapless opponent.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:41 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Pikey Chav!
Pikey Chav thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: GAMMA#727 Mirowski v Feltre 2     
Date:   Aug 18, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Victor Sharp (ranked 815 p4p, 129 weight class) and Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 484 p4p, 77 weight class). Sharp's entrance music is Immortal Technique-Cause Of Death. A fine choice. This should be fireworks!

225 cm
34
224 lbs
24 - 10 - 2
186 cm
33
212 lbs
23 - 13 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Freebok (85% Laundry)

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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 24 wins, 10 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of London, Victor Sharp!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, James Glass and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sharp thuds his right hand into Ericsson's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Ericsson misses with a body shot.
Sharp appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Sharp throws a body shot but no joy.
Ericsson swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Sharp counters with a nice uppercut.

Ericsson closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Sharp quickly recovers to half guard.
Ericsson missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Ericsson content to control rather than advance.
Sharp wants to get back to full guard.
Ericsson working Sharp over with strikes.
Ericsson missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Ericsson wants to take a breather but Sharp is having none of it.
Sharp's coaches at have been working on his defensive grappling in preparation for this fight so let's see if he can get out of this tricky position.
Ericsson not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sharp is controlling Ericsson's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Ericsson thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Sharp's head.
Ericsson is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Sharp is trying to get back to full guard.
Ericsson looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Ericsson is keen to just control but Sharp is a slippery customer.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Sharp blocking the ground and pound attempt from Ericsson.
Sharp on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Ericsson takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Ericsson working over Sharp with some ground and pound. Sharp looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Ericsson stalling.
Sharp wants to get back to his feet.
Ericsson throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Sharp won't allow Ericsson to pass to mount.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Sharp throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A left lands for Ericsson.

It looks like Victor Sharp has been cut.
Sharp bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A quick step to the side and Sharp tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ericsson throws a lazy uppercut
and Sharp counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Sharp defending well as Ericsson loads up on a big left hand.
Victor Sharp seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ericsson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Sharp.
Sharp misses with an attempted mid kick.
Ericsson misses with a low kick.
Ericsson misses with a leg kick.
Sharp is looking to counter punch.
Ericsson connects with a leg kick. Sharp looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Ericsson throws a right hand that misses
and Sharp counters with a right hand to the body.
Ericsson throws a push kick but Sharp slaps the foot to one side.
Sharp works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Sharp cracks Ericsson with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Sharp fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sharp connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ericsson throws a big shot that misses.
Sharp lands a jab to the nose.
Ericsson checks a low kick from Sharp.
Ericsson misses with a hook.
Sharp throws a big shot that misses.

Ericsson dives in and scores a takedown into Sharp's guard.
Ericsson chips away with some ground and pound.
Ericsson working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Sharp keeping moving, preventing Ericsson from controlling successfully.
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 Victor Sharp will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Victor Sharp'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.



Ericsson shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Ericsson was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Sharp really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Ericsson throwing ground and pound but whilst doing so, he forgets to control position and Sharp works his way back to half guard. Good composure under pressure.
Ludvig Ericsson has got the better of the ground game so far.
Ericsson is keen to just control but Sharp is a slippery customer.
Ericsson is nestled in close to Sharp, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sharp avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Ericsson.
Ericsson stalling away here and it's allowed Sharp to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
Ericsson trying to control the position from guard on top but Sharp is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson tries to free his leg and advance position but Sharp is retaining full guard.
Ericsson stands up over Sharp, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Ericsson looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Ericsson wants to control from the top but Sharp keeps moving.
Ericsson might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Sharp haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Ericsson is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Ericsson scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Sharp preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Ericsson working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Ericsson lands with a shot to the body.
Sharp looks to land a right hand but Ericsson moved out of range.
Ericsson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Sharp.
Sharp scores with a punch to the head.
Victor Sharp is winning the standup battle so far.
Ericsson takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

Ericsson looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sharp regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Ericsson.
Ericsson is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Ericsson wants to control from the top but Sharp keeps moving.
Ericsson landing some decent shots from guard.
Ericsson postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Ericsson is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
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.
Sharp will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Ericsson throws a strike but Sharp rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Ericsson wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Ericsson is trying to keep Sharp in close.
Ericsson wants to improve his position but instead Sharp has moved into half guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ericsson wants to control the action here but instead Sharp manages to pass to full mount!
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 Victor Sharp will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Victor Sharp's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Sharp takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Sharp tried to score with a low kick but Ericsson checks it.
Ericsson feints the counter takedown.
Sharp is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Ericsson gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Sharp.
Ericsson throws a leg kick that is checked
enabling Sharp to counter with a crisp jab.
Ericsson lands with a kick to the ribs.
Ericsson is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Ericsson throws a push kick but Sharp slaps the foot to one side.
Ericsson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Sharp.
Sharp throws a leg kick but Ericsson sees it coming and moves out of range.
Sharp takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Sharp 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 takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Sharp 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.
Sharp is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
The fighters circling - Sharp throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sharp slips a straight right by Ericsson.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Ericsson misses the target.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Sharp 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 Ericsson has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Ericsson and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Sharp misses with a few strikes there.
Sharp throws an off balance right hand
and Ericsson counters with a nice low kick that buckles Sharp's knee momentarily.
Ericsson with a hook.
Ericsson connects with a solid leg kick.
Sharp rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Ericsson moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
A big left from Ericsson misses.
Sharp takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Ericsson ducks under a wild hook from Sharp.
Ericsson throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Ericsson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Sharp looks to land a left hand but Ericsson moved out of range nicely.
Ericsson slips under a jab.
Ludvig Ericsson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sharp displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ericsson throws out the jab.
Sharp uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Ericsson.
Ericsson misses with a low kick.
Ericsson with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Ericsson shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Sharp but Sharp pushes him off and we're back to square one.
A jab from Sharp misses.
Sharp steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ericsson.
Sharp looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Nice sprawl there from Sharp as Ericsson shoots in.
Ericsson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sharp jabs at Ericsson's body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sharp throws a head kick that misses.
Ericsson gets cracked there but stands up to it.
A nice inside leg kick there by Sharp. That's going to slow Ericsson down.
Sharp looks to land a right hand but Ericsson moved out of range.
Sharp avoids the head kick by Ericsson.
Sharp fires out a quick counter leg kick but Ericsson just manages to avoid it.
Sharp tries to land a leg kick but Ericsson saw it coming and moves away.
Ericsson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Sharp.
Sharp throws a low kick, looking for Ericsson's leg but Ericsson calmly moves out of range.
An inside leg kick lands from Sharp.
Sharp keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Sharp misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ericsson.
Ericsson changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Ericsson scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sharp keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ericsson just misses with a punch to the body.
Sharp keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Sharp throws a wild body kick that Ericsson sees coming a mile off.
Sharp moves away from the strike by Ericsson.
Sharp uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sharp avoids the body shot from Ericsson.
Ericsson with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Sharp throws a leg kick

and Ericsson counters with a nice double leg into side control. Sharp won't be happy with that.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Sharp is working hard to escape and get back to his feet. After a battle for position, Ericsson asserts his dominance and retains side control.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Sharp trying desperately to get back to his feet here but he's not having any joy at all. He's going to tire himself out if he's not careful.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Ludvig Ericsson.
I think Sharp 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 Donald Grub scores the fight 27:30
Judge James Glass scores the fight 29:28
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Victor Sharp!

An out of breath Victor Sharp thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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RATING
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Event: GAMMA#723 Bubba v Kruger 2     
Date:   Jul 28, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Donsone De (ranked 255 p4p, 39 weight class) and Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 220 p4p, 35 weight class). Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

190 cm
28
224 lbs
14 - 5 - 0
186 cm
32
212 lbs
23 - 12 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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THE END 32



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, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Donsone De!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Richard Clark and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson throws the left hand but De avoids the punch easily.
De leaves Ericsson with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
A leg kick checked by Ericsson.
Ericsson throws a big shot that misses.
De has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Xtreme MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Ericsson throws a combination but it was largely blocked by De.
A head kick misses from Ericsson.
Donsone De seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
De cracks the inside of Ericsson's front leg.
That kick from De tenderised Ericsson's leg. Ericsson is trying to keep his angry face on.
De throws a sloppy head kick
and De takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
De misses with a low kick as Ericsson jumps back.
Ericsson appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and De is able to avoid easily.
Ericsson tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Ericsson fails with a takedown attempt.
De lands with an overhand left.

That's one minute gone in the round.
De stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
De connects with the punch.
Ericsson misses with a hook. De ducked under it nicely.
De looks to score with a jab to the body but Ericsson is just out of range.
Ericsson takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Ericsson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
De throws a hook but Ericsson avoids it easily.
Ericsson swats away the attempt to clinch by De.
De tests Ericsson's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Ericsson throws a right hand that misses
and De counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Ericsson slips a jab from De.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
De misses the shot to the body.
De pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ericsson misses with a left hand
and De connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

De tries to sprawl but Ericsson drives through with a takedown into half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
De trying to control from the bottom.
Ericsson lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Ericsson passes into side control, despite De's attempt to control the position.
Ericsson controlling the position.
De is trying to get back to half guard.
Ericsson connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused De some visible discomfort.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson working the ground and pound from side control.
De taking a bit of punishment here - Ericsson scoring with strikes.
Ericsson postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Ericsson tries to advance to mount but can't.
De is looking to regain half guard here but Ericsson keeps moving and retains side control.
De sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
De makes his way to full guard. A much better position for De.
De is trying to control the position from the bottom.
De wants to sweep here but Ericsson controlling him for the moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
De is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Ericsson regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from De.
Ericsson keeping moving, preventing De from controlling successfully.
De postures up in Ericsson's guard and throws a big left but Ericsson blocks it.
Ericsson wants to sweep here but De controlling him for the moment.
Ericsson pulls De in close to his closed guard and prevents De from doing any damage or advancing position.
Ericsson is trying to control the position from the bottom.
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 Donsone De will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


De digs a good body shot into Ericsson's ribs.
De digs a good body shot into Ericsson's ribs.
Ericsson will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
De fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Ericsson.
Donsone De is winning the standup battle so far.
Ericsson jabs De right on the nose. De blinks but takes it well.
Ericsson misses with a leg kick

and De counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by De.
De in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Ericsson looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
De cracks Ericsson with a solid left hand.
De with a nice head shot there.
De throwing strikes but missing.
De throwing strikes but missing.
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 for a sweep. Not yet Ericsson, not yet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson trying to control the position here.
De trying to control the position from guard on top but Ericsson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
De distracts Ericsson with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ericsson is pulling down on De's head. It's preventing any offense from De, at least for the moment.
De is in close to Ericsson's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Ericsson preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
De stopping the sweep attempt from Ericsson.
Ericsson is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
De 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.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
De distracts Ericsson with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Ericsson holds on and takes a little breather.
De throwing strikes from guard but Ericsson blocks nicely.
De lands a couple of digs.
Ericsson is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
De throws a strike but Ericsson rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

De 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.
De manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Ericsson manages to get himself to full guard.

Ericsson preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
De throws a big right hand that misses.
De's corner is telling him to maintain position.
De throwing strikes but missing.
De content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
De showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Ericsson pulls De in to control the position.
De tries to free his leg and advance position but Ericsson is retaining full guard.
De throwing strikes but missing.
De working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

That's four 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.
De trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Ericsson trying to keep a closed guard but De is proving a slippery customer.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as De accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
De is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Ericsson can do to turn this around?
De landing with the ground and pound.
De scoring with punches to the head and body.
Ericsson manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. De manages to get himself to full guard.

Ericsson postures up.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
De manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Ericsson manages to get himself to full guard.

Ericsson preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
De won't allow Ericsson to sweep him here.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Donsone De 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. This is the final round!


Ericsson throws the left hand but De avoids the punch easily.
Ericsson throws a low kick, looking for De's leg but De calmly moves out of range.
Ericsson listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
A solid leg kick lands there for De.
De lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Ericsson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
De misses the jab.
De misses with a wild body shot.
Ericsson lands a nice leg kick that just misses De's sensitive parts.
Ericsson jabs De to the body, keeping him at a distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
De misses with a low kick.
De misses with a leg kick.
The fighters circling - Ericsson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
De throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ericsson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Ericsson buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Ericsson swats away the attempt to clinch by De.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from De.
Ericsson blocks a leg kick.
De cracks the inside of Ericsson's front leg.
Ericsson has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Ericsson there as he acknowledges the shot.
A telegraphed right hand from De misses the target.
De is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
De misses with a takedown attempt - Ericsson sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
De throws an overhand right that lands on Ericsson's shoulder, as Ericsson tries to avoid the shot.
Ludvig Ericsson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to De's calf.
De tries a head kick but it misses.
Ericsson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ericsson drops down looking to force a counter takedown but De defends it well.
De misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ericsson.
That kick from Ericsson tenderised De's leg. De is trying to keep his angry face on.
De misses with a right hand
and De takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ericsson lands with a cross.

De drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Donsone De overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Ericsson is looking for a sweep.
De cracks Ericsson with a big elbow.
Ericsson tries to bench press De off him but De keeps the position.
Ericsson on the wrong end of some ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
De scores with punches from side control.
De cracks Ericsson with an elbow. That is naaassty.
De throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Ericsson is not content to let De control the position.
Ericsson is looking to regain half guard here but De keeps moving and retains side control.
Donsone De is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
De wants to control but Ericsson is keeping him busy.
De taking a breather here.
Ericsson is working to avoid the ground and pound but De connects with a decent elbow.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
De controls the position from side control.
De wants to lay and pray for a moment but Ericsson keeps working.
De working the ground and pound.
Ericsson can't do much from the bottom here.
Ericsson seems a little lost for a moment, as De dominates the positioning.
De works to advance to full mount. Ericsson defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.
De sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.

And that's the end of the fight!
Donsone De showed his dominance in that final round.
Well De 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 Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 30:27
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 30:27
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Donsone De!

Donsone De decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: GAMMA#719 Bubba v Saric     
Date:   Jul 07, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ghazi Okah (ranked 26 p4p, 6 weight class) and Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 95 p4p, 18 weight class). Okah comes to the cage accompanied by Rock Stone. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

195 cm
27
210 lbs
17 - 5 - 1
186 cm
32
212 lbs
23 - 11 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter
Pit Bull Development

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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 17 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ghazi Okah!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Sam Margolis and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Okah moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Ericsson will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Okah lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Okah throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Ericsson walks forward, straight into a front kick from Okah.
Ericsson throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Okah throws a body kick that misses.
Ericsson feints the counter takedown.
Okah looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Good work by Okah as he checks the leg kick.
Okah looks to land a body kick but Ericsson moved away.
Ghazi Okah seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Okah scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A big left from Okah misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson moves out of range as Okah strikes.
Some bone on bone action there as Ericsson checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Okah scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
The fighters circling - Okah throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
The crowd cheers as Okah lands an impressive looking overhand right. Ericsson doesn't seem phased though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okah throws a predictable looking body shot
and Ericsson counters with a thumping low kick.
Ericsson drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Ericsson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ghazi Okah is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Okah throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Okah throws a jab when Ericsson was well out of range.
Ericsson drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Okah defends it well.
Okah on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ericsson. Ericsson obviously looking to wear him down.
Okah is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Ericsson takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Okah avoids the body shot from Ericsson.
Okah connects with a solid leg kick.
Ericsson ducks under a wild hook from Okah.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A nice inside leg kick there by Ericsson. That's going to slow Okah down.
Ericsson shoots in for a takedown but Okah shows good takedown defense.
A slow jab from Okah misses its intended target.
Okah looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ericsson slips a jab from Okah.
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.
Okah lands a really nice looking cross but Ericsson seems unphased.
Okah scores with a shot to the body.
A low kick from Okah is predictable there
and Ericsson counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Okah misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ericsson.
Ericsson appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Okah looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ericsson staying out of range there.
Okah takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Okah with a body punch. A glancing blow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Okah fails with an attempt to clinch.
Ericsson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Okah.
Ericsson throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Okah to counter with a crisp jab.
A slow jab from Okah misses its intended target.
A big left from Okah misses.
Okah scores with a punch to the head.
Ericsson blocks the body kick.
Ericsson lands a nice hook to Okah's body. Okah takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Okah.
Ericsson throws a lazy uppercut
and Okah counters with a nice uppercut.
Ericsson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Okah lands with an uppercut that bounces Ericsson off the cage and back into range.
Okah tries to clinch but fails miserably

so Ericsson counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Okah has his hands on Ericsson's head, controlling the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ericsson throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Okah looking to hit a scissor sweep but Ericsson is one step ahead there.
Okah wants to get back to his feet but Ericsson passes into half guard.
Ericsson missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Okah manages to get to full guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


An inside leg kick from Ericsson misses.
A swing and a miss from Okah.
Ericsson feints the counter takedown.
Okah fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Ericsson on the side of the head.
No joy there for Okah, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Okah lets loose with a powerful body kick. Ericsson will feel that in the morning.
Okah misses with a body shot.
Ericsson sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Ericsson looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Okah is fending him off so far but Ericsson persists. Nope, Okah circles away and we're back to standing.
Okah throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A nice side step and Ericsson releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Okah tests Ericsson's chin there with a solid looking shot.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Okah.
Okah throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ericsson with the counter takedown but Okah avoids it easily.
Okah connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson tries to clinch but Okah is having none of it.
Okah is looking to counter punch.
Ericsson stuns Okah with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Ericsson will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Ghazi Okah is winning the standup battle so far.
Okah throws an off balance right hand
and Ericsson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Ericsson has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Okah.
Okah misses with an attempted mid kick.
Okah is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Ericsson can do to turn this around?
Ericsson takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Ericsson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Okah sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Nice shot by Okah.

Okah moves into the clinch.
Ericsson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Okah has a couple of punches blocked by Ericsson.
Ericsson working aggressively here.
Okah fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Okah has a couple of punches blocked by Ericsson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Okah.
Okah is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Ericsson lands a left hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Okah misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Okah.
Okah lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Okah misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Okah doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Okah misses with a hook to the ribs.
Okah misses with a body punch.
Still in the clinch, Okah scores with a nice short uppercut.
Ericsson is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Ericsson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Okah struggles to land a body shot inside as Ericsson controls his hands.
A short right from Okah on the inside.
Okah misses with a punch to the body.
A short uppercut from Okah.
Ericsson struggles to land a body shot inside as Okah controls his hands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson pushes Okah back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Okah misses with a hook to the ribs.
Okah tries a body shot but Ericsson blocks it.
Ericsson tries to work over Okah's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Okah scores with a nice hook to the head.
Ericsson taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Ericsson blocks an uppercut.
Ericsson swings wildly with an uppercut but Okah uses good head movement to avoid it.
Okah throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Ghazi Okah has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Okah lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Ericsson backwards.
Ericsson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Okah blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Okah throws a head punch that misses.
Ericsson blocks a body shot from Okah.

Ericsson wants the takedown. Okah is fighting it off but Ericsson persists and manages to bring the fight to the ground, ending up in Okah's guard against the cage.
Ericsson throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Okah works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Ericsson's corner is telling him to maintain position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Okah working a defensive guard here.
Okah wants to stand and escape but Ericsson is having none of it.
Ericsson stopping the sweep attempt from Okah.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Okah is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Okah has his hands on Ericsson's head, controlling the position.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Ericsson trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Ericsson connects with the punch.
Ericsson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ericsson connects with an inside leg kick.
Okah tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ericsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Okah.
Ericsson shoots in but Okah avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Okah misses with a straight left.
Ericsson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Okah.
Okah misses with a hook to the body
and Ericsson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Okah throws a leg kick but Ericsson checks it.
Okah rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Ericsson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A chopping leg kick lands by Okah.
Ericsson staying out of range there.
Ericsson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Ericsson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okah tries to clinch up.
Ericsson misses with a leg kick
and Okah counters with a low kick, right behind Ericsson 's knee.
Okah throws a big shot that misses.
Ericsson throws a low kick but Okah moves out of range easily.
Okah misses with a hook. Ericsson ducked under it nicely.
Ericsson shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Okah defends it nicely.
Okah looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Ericsson 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 connects with a good right hand that stumbles Okah. Okah circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Okah swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ericsson with the counter takedown but Okah avoids it easily.
The fighters circling - Ericsson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Okah ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ericsson moves away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Okah fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Ericsson throws a lazy right hand but Okah sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ericsson on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Okah cracks a nice hook into Ericsson's ribs.
The fighters circle momentarily. Okah darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Okah misses with a body shot.
Ericsson is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Okah loads up on a big right hand but Ericsson slips the punch.
Ericsson changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Okah tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ericsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Okah.
Ericsson shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Okah tries to score with a low kick but Ericsson moves his leg out of the way.
Ericsson tries to bum rush Okah with a series of wild strikes but Okah uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Good exchange - Okah coming out on top.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Okah lands a nice leg kick that just misses Ericsson's sensitive parts.
Ericsson throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Ericsson slips a jab from Okah.
Okah avoids the body shot from Ericsson.
Okah misses with the body kick

and Ericsson counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.

Okah pushes Ericsson off and gets back to his feet.
Okah lands a nice shot that snaps Ericsson's head back.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ericsson throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Okah's waist but Okah gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Ericsson off to one side.
Ghazi Okah has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ludvig Ericsson.
Ericsson misses with a low kick.
Okah wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Ericsson throws a jab when Okah was well out of range.
Okah throws a head kick but Ericsson moves out of range.
Ericsson drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Okah defends it well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson scores with a hook.
Ericsson shoots in and drives through. Okah sprawls well.
Okah throws a wild body kick that Ericsson sees coming a mile off.
Okah backing away here, and Ericsson unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Okah scores with a jab to the body.
Okah lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Ericsson slips under a jab.
Ericsson's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Okah goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Ericsson moves into range and connects with a jab.
Ericsson throws a jab when Okah was well out of range.
Okah half committed to a counter leg kick.
Ericsson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Okah.
Okah ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ericsson moves away.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Ghazi Okah clearly takes 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.


Okah feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Ericsson's calf.
Okah pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ericsson tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.

Ericsson forces Okah back against the cage and clinches.
Okah misses with the head strike.
Ericsson has a couple of punches blocked by Okah.
Ericsson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Okah misses with a hook to the ribs.
Okah misses with a punch to the body.
Ericsson scores with an uppercut up the middle.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ericsson.
A nice left hand lands by Okah.
Okah lands a shot to the body.
Okah lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Okah lands with a short shot to the head.
Ericsson stalling against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okah swings away with an uppercut that misses.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Okah.
Okah lands an uppercut.
Ericsson tries to work over Okah's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Okah goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A right hand to the body from Okah.
Okah lands a right hand.
Okah takes a shot to the head.
Ericsson tries a body shot but Okah blocks it.
Ericsson lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Ericsson misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ericsson.
Okah has a couple of punches blocked by Ericsson.
Ericsson blocks a body shot from Okah.
Okah swings wildly with an uppercut but Ericsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Okah blocking some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson tries a body shot but Okah blocks it.
Okah swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A body shot lands from Ericsson.
Ericsson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Ericsson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Okah backwards.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Ericsson creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Okah creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Okah gets through Ericsson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Okah misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short left from Ericsson.
Ericsson blocking some punches.
Okah working aggressively here.
Okah misses with a hook to the ribs.
Okah lands a body punch.
Okah working aggressively here.
Okah lands with a right to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson is trying to drag Okah to the mat but Okah just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Ericsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Okah.
Okah goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ericsson trying to control the position but instead, Okah has worked for underhooks and has pushed Ericsson into the cage.
Okah fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ericsson.
Okah lands a body shot.
Ericsson lands a left hand that snaps the head of Okah backwards.
Okah can't find room to land a body shot as Ericsson controls the action.
A short right from Ericsson on the inside.
Okah misses with some punches.
Okah tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ericsson makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Okah scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Ericsson lands an uppercut.
Ericsson stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Ericsson pushes Okah back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Ericsson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ericsson throws a head punch that misses.
Okah struggles to land a body shot inside as Ericsson controls his hands.
Nice body punch from Ericsson.
Ericsson misses with a hook from the clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Okah softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Ericsson taking a breather.
Okah dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Okah swings wildly with an uppercut but Ericsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
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 Ghazi Okah will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Ericsson throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Okah stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Ericsson misses with a leg kick
and Okah counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Ericsson fails in his attempt to clinch.
A telegraphed right hand from Ericsson misses the target.
Okah is looking to counter punch.
Okah misses with a body shot.
Okah throws a hook to the side of Ericsson's head but Ericsson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Okah dips to his left and cracks Ericsson with an uppercut!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Okah throws a half hearted mid kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Okah, right into the meat.
Ericsson on the wrong end of a nice jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Okah but Okah pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Okah scores with the left hand. Ericsson knows he should have avoided that one.
Ericsson connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Okah misses the jab.
Ericsson is trying to counter with his kicks.
Okah misses with a leg kick
and Ericsson makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Okah lands with a thumping leg kick.
Okah scores with a spinning back kick!
Okah will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Okah throws a leg kick that is checked

and Ericsson counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Ludvig Ericsson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ericsson throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Okah to regain full guard.
Okah managing to control the position.
Okah wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Ericsson is now in half guard.
Ericsson lands strikes from half guard.
Ericsson is trying to control the action in half guard but Okah is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Okah wants to improve his position but Ericsson is controlling well.
Ericsson is trying to control the action in half guard but Okah is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Ericsson has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson is thwarting Okah's attempts to control the position.
Okah manages to get to full guard.
Ericsson working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Ericsson being controlled here momentarily.
Okah wants to control the position but Ericsson says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.
Ericsson prevents Okah from standing back up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Okah keeping control of the position.
Okah on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Okah pushes Ericsson off looking to stand but Ericsson dives back in and keeps control.
Okah is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Ericsson's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Ericsson's back!
Ericsson rolls, trying to escape but Okah keeps control of the position.
Okah biding his time, looking for the opening.
Okah continues to stall.
Ghazi Okah is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ghazi Okah showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Okah, 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge William Gold scores the fight 49:46
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 50:46
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 50:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ghazi Okah!

Ghazi Okah retains his light heavyweight title!
Ghazi Okah 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#714 Kruger v Pagnozzi     
Date:   Jun 16, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Yuri Boyka (ranked 76 p4p, 13 weight class) and Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 207 p4p, 33 weight class). Boyka kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Three 6 Mafia - Its A Fight lyrics . Ludvig Ericsson has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Yuri Boyka's chin.

190 cm
31
207 lbs
19 - 7 - 0
186 cm
32
212 lbs
22 - 11 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic 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 19 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Yuri Boyka!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

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

Boyka kicks Ericsson off and gets to his feet.
Ericsson slips a jab from Boyka.
Good leg kick by Ericsson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Boyka throws out a leg kick but Ericsson moves out of range and Boyka only half commits.
Ericsson drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Boyka defends it well.
Boyka throws a leg kick that is checked

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.
Boyka is trying to stand back up but Ericsson is controlling him
Boyka definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Ericsson working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Boyka is trying to escape back to his feet but Ericsson uses the scramble to pass into side control.
The strikes coming from Ericsson are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Boyka is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Ericsson is controlling him well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.
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 with the ground and pound but Boyka regains half guard under the barage of strikes.
Boyka is looking to escape.
Boyka trying desperately to get back to his feet here but he's not having any joy at all. He's going to tire himself out if he's not careful.
Ericsson working over Boyka with some ground and pound. Boyka looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Ericsson slips a nice elbow through Boyka's hands, connecting with Boyka's forehead.
Ericsson is pressing down on Boyka's thigh, looking to free his foot. Boyka is holding on for now.
Boyka 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 trying to control the position from guard on top but Boyka is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Ericsson trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Ericsson's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Ericsson missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Ericsson has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Boyka pulls Ericsson in close to prevent any damage.
Ericsson not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
Ericsson trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson scores with a crisp jab that stopped Boyka in his tracks.
Boyka stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Boyka wants it to stay on the feet.
Ericsson takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Boyka stuffs the takedown attempt from Ericsson. Ericsson gets slowly back to his feet.

Ericsson feints and as Boyka raises his hands in defense, Ericsson changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Ericsson loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Ericsson missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Ericsson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Boyka is keeping the position for now.
Ericsson postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Boyka preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Ericsson scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Boyka is controlling Ericsson's posture.
Boyka working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Ericsson.
Ericsson postures up in Boyka's guard and throws a big left but Boyka blocks it.
Ericsson throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Boyka works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Ericsson cracks Boyka with a solid left hand.
Ericsson stays in close to Boyka's body and controls the position.
Boyka working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Ericsson.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ericsson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Boyka throws a right and a left that Ericsson avoids nicely.
Ericsson only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Boyka uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Ericsson has time to react.

Ericsson looking to score a takedown here. Boyka is defending well but Ericsson drives through and ends up in Boyka's guard.
Ericsson working some strikes from top position.
Boyka keeping moving, preventing Ericsson from controlling successfully.
Boyka working a defensive guard here.
Ericsson scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
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.
Ericsson postures up in Boyka's guard and throws a big left but Boyka blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson postures up and lands a big shot to Boyka's brow.
Boyka keeping moving, preventing Ericsson from controlling successfully.
Ericsson passes Boyka's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Boyka is refusing to be controlled, as Ericsson sits in half guard.
Boyka is trying to get back to full guard.
Ericsson misses with a head shot. Boyka uses the momentum to regain guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Boyka keeping moving, preventing Ericsson from controlling successfully.
Ericsson throwing strikes from guard but Boyka blocks nicely.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Ericsson accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Ericsson postures up in Boyka's guard and throws a big left but Boyka blocks it.
Ericsson is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson tries to move into range but Boyka moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Boyka feints and then cracks Ericsson's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Ericsson down.

Ericsson looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Ericsson winds up and cracks Boyka with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Ericsson has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Ericsson missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Ericsson prevents Boyka from standing back up.
Ericsson wants to advance to full mount but Boyka doesn't think that's going to happen and regains full guard instead.
Boyka avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Ericsson scoring with some ground and pound.
Boyka can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Ericsson controls the pace.
Boyka preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Ericsson wants to control from the top but Boyka keeps moving.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ericsson postures up in Boyka's guard and throws a big left but Boyka blocks it.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Boyka darts in and clinches Ericsson up against the cage.
Ericsson prevents a body shot from Boyka.
Ericsson has a couple of punches blocked by Boyka.
Ericsson avoiding damage as Boyka throws knees to the body.
Boyka throws a punch but it's blocked by Ericsson.
Ericsson lands a right hand that snaps the head of Boyka backwards.
Ericsson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ericsson tries to throw a body punch but Boyka avoids it by throwing Ericsson back against the cage.
Boyka gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Ericsson.
Boyka has a couple of punches blocked by Ericsson.
Boyka throws a knee to the head but misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Boyka is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ericsson.
Boyka works on Ericsson's body with a couple of short punches.
Ericsson is pushing Boyka up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Ericsson lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Boyka.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boyka stalling the fight.
Boyka misses with a punch to the body.
Boyka tries to land a knee to the head but Ericsson blocks with his arms.
Boyka swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ericsson scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Ericsson pushes Boyka back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Boyka tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A head punch on the inside from Ericsson fails to land.
Boyka can't find room to land a body shot as Ericsson controls the action.
Ericsson has a couple of punches blocked by Boyka.
Boyka lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Ericsson misses with a punch on the inside.
Ericsson managing to block the knees to the body from Boyka.
Ericsson lands an uppercut.
Boyka unloads a knee to the mid-section. Ericsson lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Ericsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Boyka misses with a hook from the clinch.
Yuri Boyka has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ericsson.
Ericsson lands with a left to the head.
Ericsson softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ericsson misses with a punch to the body.
Ericsson lands a hook to the side of the head.
Boyka tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ericsson stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Boyka tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ericsson's elbow.
Boyka throws a head punch that misses.
Ericsson lands a right hand.
Ericsson lands a body punch.
Boyka tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Boyka tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Boyka throws a head punch that misses.
Ericsson lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Ericsson tries to work over Boyka's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Boyka being controlled against the cage.
Boyka swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Boyka.
A shot in the inside from Ericsson.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Ericsson.
Ludvig Ericsson seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Ericsson lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Boyka misses with a body punch.
Ericsson scores with an uppercut up the middle.

Boyka is rocked!
Ericsson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Oh Boyka is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Boyka.
Ericsson lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Ericsson blocking some punches.
Ericsson dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
A nice left hand lands by Boyka.
A short left from Boyka.
Boyka seems to have got his legs back now.
A right hand to the body from Boyka.
Boyka tries a body shot but Ericsson blocks it.
Ludvig Ericsson is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Boyka.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A nice right hand lands inside from Boyka.
Boyka misses with a knee to the head.
Boyka can't find room to land a body shot as Ericsson controls the action.
Boyka misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Ericsson.
A short left from Boyka.
Boyka tries a body shot but Ericsson blocks it.
Boyka misses with a hook to the ribs.
Boyka tries to work over Ericsson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Nice body punch from Boyka - that landed with a thud.
Boyka tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Ericsson lands a takedown into guard.
Ericsson controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Ludvig Ericsson.
I've got Ericsson winning every round here. Surely the decision will go his way and he'll pick up a well deserved decision victory. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ludvig Ericsson!
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Event: GAMMA#711 Goodman v Verama 2     
Date:   May 26, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 240 p4p, 35 weight class) and John Altare (ranked 415 p4p, 63 weight class). Ludvig Ericsson has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

186 cm
32
212 lbs
21 - 11 - 0
185 cm
35
209 lbs
27 - 16 - 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 21 wins, 11 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, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, John Altare!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Daniel Bishop and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Altare moves in looking to clinch but Ericsson pushes him off.

Ericsson closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Altare did well to prevent Ericsson getting side control.
Altare blocking the ground and pound attempt from Ericsson.
Ericsson throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Altare tries to roll over but Ericsson keeps him under control.
Ericsson thows a huge punch but Altare dodges it nicely.
Ericsson thows a huge punch but Altare dodges it nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Ericsson throwing shots but Altare is blocking nicely.
Altare avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Ericsson.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson not doing much here.
Ericsson missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Altare is looking to control Ericsson's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Altare avoid being mounted?
Ericsson lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ericsson prevents Altare from standing back up.

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 with the ground and pound but Altare uses the opportunity to regain guard.
Altare keeping moving, preventing Ericsson from controlling successfully.
Ericsson throwing strikes but missing.
Ericsson trying to control the position from guard on top but Altare is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

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

Ericsson closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Ericsson lands in his opponent's guard.
Ericsson throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson wants to control from the top but Altare keeps moving.
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 is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Altare keeping moving, preventing Ericsson from controlling successfully.
Ericsson trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.

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 throwing strikes but missing.
Altare is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
John Altare seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ericsson shoots in but no luck this time.
Ericsson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Altare.
Altare just misses with a punch to the body.
Ericsson appears to be looking for a counter takedown.

Ericsson looking to score a takedown here. Altare is defending well but Ericsson drives through and ends up in Altare's guard.
Ericsson throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Ericsson lands a couple of digs.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Altare wants to sweep here but Ericsson controlling him for the moment.
Altare looking to control.
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 fails with the takedown.
Ericsson swats away the attempt to clinch by Altare.
Ericsson shoots in but no luck this time.
Altare throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A low kick from Altare is predictable there
and Ericsson counters with a nice leg kick.

Ericsson manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Altare on his heels. He'll look to pass Altare's guard now, I'm sure.
Ericsson sitting in guard here, content to control.
Ludvig Ericsson overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Ericsson's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson throwing strikes from guard but Altare blocks nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Altare keeping moving, preventing Ericsson from controlling successfully.
Ericsson throws an elbow that misses. Altare uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Ericsson's guard. Nice move by Altare!

Ericsson looking for a sweep. Not yet Ericsson, not yet.
Ericsson is working hard here to advance position.
Ericsson has Altare pulled in close to control his posture.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
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 looking to hit a scissor sweep but Altare is one step ahead there.
Altare sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Ericsson is trying to control the position from the bottom.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.

Ericsson shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.

Altare manages to create a bit of space in order to work his way back to his feet. Ericsson keeps hold of his opponent and drives him back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Altare creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Altare misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ericsson taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Ericsson takes a shot to the head.
Ericsson misses with a punch to the body.
Altare tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Altare tries to work over Ericsson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Altare blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Altare tries to pull guard but Ericsson won't allow it.
Altare misses with some punches.
Ericsson misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Altare throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Ericssons head.

Ericsson has Altare pressed up against the cage. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. Ericsson pulls back from the cage and twists to the side, sending Altare tumbling to the mat - Ericsson dives into Altare's guard.

Altare uses the cage to get back to his feet.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Altare lands with a cross.

Altare rushes Ericsson and presses him up against the cage.
Altare tries to throw a body punch but Ericsson avoids it by throwing Altare back against the cage.
Altare misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ericsson tries to throw a body punch but Altare avoids it by throwing Ericsson back against the cage.
Altare misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ericsson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Altare's elbow.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

John Altare showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Ericsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ericsson takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Altare 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.
Ericsson misses with a kick to the body.
Altare fails with an attempt to clinch.
Altare stuffs the takedown.

Ericsson closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Altare quickly recovers to half guard.
Ericsson thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Altare is looking for a sweep. Ericsson is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The fighters are battling for position here. Altare manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Altare has control of Ericsson's left arm, preventing Ericsson from doing any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Altare works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Altare tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Ericsson throws a strike but Altare rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

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 trying to keep a closed guard but Altare is proving a slippery customer.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Ericsson is pulling down on Altare's head to control his posture.
Ericsson manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Altare manages to get himself to full guard.

Ericsson postures up.
Ericsson throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Altare is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Altare keeping full guard, as Ericsson tries to pass.
Ericsson controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Ericsson shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Altare sprawls well. Altare wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Ericsson gets slowly back to his feet.
Altare wants to counter the offense by Ericsson and move into the clinch position.
Ericsson fails with a takedown attempt.
Altare steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Ericsson.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ludvig Ericsson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Altare misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ericsson.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Ericsson.

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 steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Altare.
A telegraphed right hand from Altare misses the target.

Ericsson closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Altare did well to prevent Ericsson getting side control.
Altare is trying to get back to full guard.
Altare has his hands clasped together around Ericsson's back. He's all about the action.
Ericsson is pressing down on Altare's thigh, looking to free his foot. Altare is holding on for now.
Altare felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Altare is looking for a sweep. Ericsson is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

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 Ludvig Ericsson.
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 Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 29:28
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 29:28
Judge James Glass scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ludvig Ericsson!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
32%

 

Event: GAMMA#706 Keenan v Mirowski     
Date:   May 05, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 319 p4p, 44 weight class) and Clifton Von Lee (ranked 347 p4p, 48 weight class). Von Lee has chosen Day of Anger as his entrance music. This should be fireworks!

186 cm
31
212 lbs
20 - 11 - 0
190 cm
30
210 lbs
18 - 12 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Sin City Allstars



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 20 wins, 11 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 18 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Clifton Von Lee!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Richard Clark and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson moves out of range of the strikes.
Ericsson feinted with a counter takedown.
A swing and a miss from Von Lee.
Good work by Von Lee as he checks the leg kick.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Von Lee 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 has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Von Lee finds it's way round the side to connect with Ericsson's head.
Von Lee takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Von Lee enables Ericsson to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Von Lee manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
Von Lee trying to control the position here.

Von Lee has his foot on Ericsson's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Ericsson works his way back into a safe position though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Von Lee utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

Von Lee escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Ericsson gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Von Lee has momentary wrist control but Ericsson slips an elbow through the middle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Von Lee wants to hit a switch here but Ericsson passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Von Lee there!
Von Lee is desperately trying to improve his position but Ericsson has a good base and remains in mount.
Ericsson landing punches.
Ericsson is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Von Lee can't stay in a position like this for much longer.
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.
Ericsson cracks Von Lee with a nasty head shot there - the crowd let out an audible gasp there, as the noise reverberated around the arena.
Von Lee is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Von Lee wants to control but Ericsson is having none of it.
Ericsson unloading with bombs!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Von Lee tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Ericsson cracks Von Lee with a nasty head shot there - the crowd let out an audible gasp there, as the noise reverberated around the arena.
Ericsson looking to ground and pound his opponent to a finish here.
Von Lee is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Ericsson landing strikes, looking to finish!
Von Lee tries to hold on but Ericsson pushes him away.
Ericsson is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Von Lee can't stay in a position like this for much longer.
Ericsson sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Ericsson scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Von Lee?
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Von Lee tries to hold on but Ericsson postures up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Von Lee working to try and regain half guard.
Ericsson with shots to the head and body - Von Lee looks very uncomfortable down there.
BOOM! Ericsson connects with a massive shot to the dome!
Von Lee sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Ericsson connects with a nice short shot to Von Lee's temple.
Von Lee trying to control but Ericsson postures up.
Von Lee moves into full guard.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Von Lee is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Ericsson lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Ericsson throwing strikes but missing.
Von Lee manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Ericsson manages to get himself to full guard.

Ericsson has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Von Lee working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Ericsson's head.
Von Lee is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Von Lee misses the jab.
Von Lee gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Ericsson swings away with a body shot that misses
and Von Lee counters with a straight right hand.
Ericsson misses with a right hand
and Von Lee counters with a straight right hand.
Ericsson connects with an inside leg kick.
Good leg kick by Ericsson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Ericsson misses with a body shot.

Ericsson shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Ericsson seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Ericsson slips a nice elbow through Von Lee's hands, connecting with Von Lee's forehead.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Von Lee is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Ericsson scores with a couple of nice shots.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Von Lee wants to control but Ericsson passes into side.
Von Lee can't do much from the bottom here.
Check out the look on Ericsson's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Von Lee tries to improve position but can't.
Ericsson wants to control but Von Lee is keeping him busy.
Von Lee wants to control but Ericsson postures up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson trying to control the position but Von Lee is working away.
Von Lee can't do much from the bottom here.
Von Lee is looking for a sweep.
Von Lee manages to get back to half guard.
Von Lee is controlling Ericsson's trapped leg to prevent Ericsson from advancing to side control.
Von Lee is trying to control but can't.
Ericsson lands strikes from half guard.
Ericsson slips a nice elbow through Von Lee's hands, connecting with Von Lee's forehead.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Von Lee does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Von Lee regains full guard. Nicely done.

Von Lee looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Ericsson makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.

Ericsson avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Ericsson stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Von Lee swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Ludvig Ericsson overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Ericsson cracks Von Lee with a solid left hand.
Ericsson throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Von Lee not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.

Von Lee working for submissions but it's allowed Ericsson to get to half guard.
Von Lee tries to get to full guard but Ericsson has control of the leg.
Von Lee punching from the bottom.
Ericsson lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Ericsson seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Von Lee does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Von Lee is trying to maintain the position but Ericsson is very close to passing his half guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Von Lee slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Von Lee keeps the fight on the outside.
Ericsson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Von Lee throws a half hearted mid kick.
Von Lee throws a solid leg kick but Ericsson takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Von Lee.
Von Lee throws a predictable looking body shot
enabling Ericsson to counter with a crisp jab.
Von Lee steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ericsson.
Von Lee looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Von Lee on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Ericsson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ericsson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Von Lee.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson lands with a hook. Von Lee tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Von Lee slaps away a takedown attempt from Ericsson, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Von Lee lands a nice hook to Ericsson's body. Ericsson takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Von Lee looks to score with a jab to the body but Ericsson is just out of range.
Ericsson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Ericsson 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 is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Von Lee can do to turn this around?
Von Lee lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Ericsson throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Ericsson scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Ericsson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Von Lee.
Ericsson walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Von Lee misses with a hook.
Ericsson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Ericsson ducks under a wild hook from Von Lee.
The fighters circling - Ericsson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Von Lee is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Ericsson with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Ericsson tries to score a power double leg takedown but Von Lee sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Ericsson somewhat.
Clifton Von Lee has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Ericsson throws a lazy uppercut
and Von Lee counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ludvig Ericsson is winning the standup battle so far.
Ericsson slips a jab from Von Lee.
Ericsson feinted with a counter takedown.
Ericsson connects with an inside leg kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Von Lee moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
A good leg kick by Ericsson.
Von Lee works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Ericsson lands with a thumping leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Von Lee feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Ericsson's calf.
Ludvig Ericsson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Von Lee avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Von Lee misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Ericsson throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Von Lee drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Donk. Ericsson catches Von Lee right on the button with a cross.
Ericsson misses with a body kick.
Ericsson lands with an overhand left.
Ericsson clobbers Von Lee with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Ericsson shoots in for a double leg but Von Lee sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ludvig Ericsson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
A shot to the body from Von Lee misses
and Ericsson counters with a nice uppercut.
Ericsson connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Ludvig Ericsson is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A slapping leg kick lands for Ericsson.
Ericsson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A big right from Von Lee misses.
Von Lee gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Ericsson.
Von Lee moves out of range as Ericsson strikes.
Von Lee feints the counter takedown.
Von Lee's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Ericsson connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Von Lee scrambles back to his feet.
Ericsson buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Von Lee throws a jab but it's blocked by Ericsson.
The crowd cheers as Ericsson lands an impressive looking overhand right. Von Lee doesn't seem phased though.
Von Lee swings for the body but Ericsson moves out of range.
Von Lee throws a body shot but no joy.
Ericsson fails with a takedown attempt.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ludvig Ericsson showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Ericsson 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 Andrew Berry scores the fight 30:27
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 30:27
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ludvig Ericsson!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
50%

 

Event: GAMMA#703 Bubba v Bryant 4     
Date:   Apr 14, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Doctor Doolittle (ranked 383 p4p, 60 weight class) and Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 519 p4p, 78 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

194 cm
41
222 lbs
42 - 24 - 0
186 cm
31
212 lbs
19 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

KOMBAT KLOTHING

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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 42 wins, 24 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Doctor Doolittle!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Richard Clark and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Doolittle throws out the jab.
Doolittle looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Doolittle looks to land a body kick but Ericsson moved away.
Ericsson misses with a straight right.
Ericsson misses with a straight left.
Doolittle steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ericsson.
Doolittle jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Doolittle looks to score with a jab to the body but Ericsson is just out of range.
Ericsson tries a head kick but it misses.
Good shot there by Doolittle.
Doolittle tries to move into range but Ericsson moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Ericsson shoots for a double leg takedown but Doolittle sprawls well. He's pushed Ericsson's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Ericsson takes one to the side of the head.
Doolittle fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Ericsson.
A low kick from Ericsson misses
and Doolittle cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ericsson slips a straight right by Doolittle.
Ericsson staying out of range there.
Ericsson only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Doctor Doolittle seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Doolittle throws a lazy right hand but Ericsson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ericsson throws a nice inside leg kick.
Doolittle throws an off balance right hand
and Ericsson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Ericsson punishes Doolittle's body with a nice straight punch.
Ericsson throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Doolittle counters with a lovely straight right hand!

Ericsson looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Ericsson seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Ericsson throws a strike but Doolittle avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Ericsson is working Doolittle over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Ericsson stays in close to Doolittle's body and controls the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ericsson loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ericsson trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Doolittle keeping full guard, as Ericsson tries to pass.
Ericsson missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Ericsson showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Doolittle preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Doolittle pulls Ericsson in close to prevent any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Doolittle can't keep his opponent in guard - Ericsson advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Ericsson keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Ericsson working over Doolittle with some ground and pound. Doolittle looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Ericsson thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Ericsson working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Doolittle is trying to control but can't.
Ericsson is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Ericsson landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Ericsson trying to control from half guard but Doolittle is working away.
Doolittle is trying to get back to full guard.
Ericsson scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Doolittle avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Ericsson.
Ericsson thows a huge punch but Doolittle dodges it nicely.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Ericsson seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Doolittle does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Ericsson missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Ericsson landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ericsson lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Ludvig Ericsson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Doolittle connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Ericsson tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Doolittle lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Horrible takedown attempt by Ericsson or perhaps it was just good defense by Doolittle, which made it look bad.
A nice inside leg kick there by Doolittle. That's going to slow Ericsson down.
A swing and a miss from Ericsson.
Doolittle thumps Ericsson with a low kick.
A big left from Doolittle misses.
And Ericsson tries to counter it with a takedown but Doolittle pushes his down on his head and steps out.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson wants to slow Doolittle down by chopping away at his legs.
Doolittle throws a body shot but no joy.
Ericsson throws a sloppy head kick and Doolittle moves out of range easily.
Ericsson is trying hard to land a takedown here. Doolittle sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Doolittle getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson gets off balance looking for a body kick
enabling Doolittle to counter with a crisp jab.
Ericsson throws a sloppy head kick and Doolittle moves out of range easily.
Ericsson has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Doolittle finds it's way round the side to connect with Ericsson's head.
Ericsson misses with a hook
and Doolittle counters with a left to the body.
Doctor Doolittle is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Ericsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Doolittle was well out of range. Poor timing from Ericsson.
Doolittle takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Doolittle jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ericsson feints the counter takedown.
Doolittle throws a chopping leg kick but Ericsson manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Doolittle loads up on a big right hand but Ericsson slips the punch.
Ericsson throws a leg kick
letting Doolittle counter with a right hand.
Doolittle jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ericsson misses with a wild body shot.
Doolittle misses with a body shot.
Ericsson scores with a punch to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson blocks a head kick by Doolittle.
A solid body kick from Doolittle.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Doolittle throws a leg kick but Ericsson sees it coming and moves out of range.
Doolittle swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Ericsson.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Doolittle enables Ericsson to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Doolittle manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
Ericsson working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Ericsson throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Doolittle works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Doolittle 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 forces his way into half guard.
Ericsson slows the pace down in half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Ericsson lands a nice short elbow.
Ericsson trying to control the action but Doolittle is working from the bottom.
Ericsson thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Doolittle's head.
Ericsson throwing shots but Doolittle is blocking nicely.
Ericsson throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Doolittle to regain full guard.
Doolittle controlling Ericsson's posture.
Ericsson wants to pass the guard but Doolittle is keeping the position.

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 controls from within his opponent's guard.
Ericsson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Doolittle is keeping the position for now.
Ericsson showing good wrestling skills to control the position.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Ericsson cracks the inside of Doolittle's front leg.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Doctor Doolittle dominated that second round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. And we move into the final round!


Ericsson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Doolittle.
Ericsson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Doolittle.
Ericsson scores with a leg kick.
Ericsson throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Doolittle is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Ericsson throws a hook to the side of Doolittle's head but Doolittle sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Ericsson takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Doolittle ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Doolittle bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Ericsson's head backwards.
Ericsson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Ericsson's jab looks to have found its range, popping Doolittle under the eye.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Doolittle bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Doolittle connects with the punch.
Doolittle throws an ugly left hook that misses

and Ericsson counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.

Doolittle makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson cracks Doolittle with an open hand slap.
Ericsson moves out of range as Doolittle throws a body kick.
And Ericsson tries to counter it with a takedown but Doolittle pushes his down on his head and steps out.

Ericsson scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.

Doolittle manages to escape and get back to his feet!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Doolittle lands the left hand.
Ericsson moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Doolittle jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ericsson throws an overhand right that lands on Doolittle's shoulder, as Doolittle tries to avoid the shot.
Doolittle tried to score with a low kick but Ericsson checks it.

Ericsson closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Doolittle can't do much from the bottom here.
Doolittle is not content to let Ericsson control the position.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Ericsson working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Ludvig Ericsson has got the better of the ground game so far.
Ericsson is working Doolittle over with some ground and pound from side control.
Ericsson in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.
Ericsson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Doolittle keeps working.
Ericsson cracks Doolittle with a big elbow.
Ericsson misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
The strikes coming from Ericsson are missing the target in this wave of attacks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Ericsson is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
Ericsson working the ground and pound.
Ericsson lands a decent elbow from side control.
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 creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Doolittle sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Ericsson throws a strike aimed at the side of Doolittle's head but Doolittle avoids it well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson wants to control but Doolittle is keeping him busy.
Doolittle managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Ericsson.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Ericsson lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Doolittle down.
Ericsson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Doolittle keeps working.
Ericsson controlling from side mount.
Ericsson wants to lay and pray for a moment but Doolittle keeps working.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Ericsson takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

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 William Gold scores the fight 28:29
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 28:29
Judge James Glass scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ludvig Ericsson!
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Event: GAMMA#699 Shin v Hyde     
Date:   Mar 24, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 758 p4p, 111 weight class) and The Sandman (ranked 768 p4p, 113 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

186 cm
31
212 lbs
18 - 11 - 0
180 cm
34
210 lbs
20 - 16 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Good gas tank

KAISER Nutrition - Q160

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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, 11 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, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, The Sandman!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Donald Grub and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sandman will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Ericsson misses with the body kick

and Sandman counters with a single leg into guard. Ericsson didn't expect that.
Ericsson wants to sweep here but Sandman controlling him for the moment.
Sandman pushing down on Ericsson's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Ericsson has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Sandman is working away from the top position though.
Sandman is nestled in close to Ericsson, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Ericsson controlling the position well.
Ericsson keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson is looking to control Sandman's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Ericsson avoid being mounted?
Ericsson is looking to improve his position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson is concentrating on defense, preventing Sandman from advancing position.
Ericsson is looking to improve his position.

Sandman is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Ericsson has managed to free his arm - good work.
Ericsson controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.

Sandman is working for a kimura but Ericsson is defending it quite comfortably.
Ericsson taking some punishment here, with Sandman in his half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Sandman working Ericsson over with strikes.
Ericsson trying to control but Sandman postures up.
Ericsson wants to get back to full guard.
Ericsson is pressing down on Sandman's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Sandman stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Ericsson swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Sandman advances position into side control!
Ericsson sneaks back into half guard.

Sandman is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Ericsson defends it well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Sandman is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Ericsson doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Sandman.
Ericsson is looking for a sweep. Sandman is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Sandman looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Ericsson tries to get to full guard but Sandman has control of the leg.
Sandman seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

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.

Sandman is working for a submission of some sort.

Sandman is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Ericsson sees it coming and defends easily.
Sandman trying to control the action but Ericsson is working from the bottom.
Ericsson is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Sandman throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ericsson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Ericsson fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Sandman is out of range.

Ericsson gets a takedown into half guard.
Sandman wants to improve his position but Ericsson is controlling well.

Sandman looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Ericsson is controlling the pace.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sandman is trying to get back to full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Sandman looking for submissions off his back.

Sandman actively working from the bottom here.

Sandman looking for submissions off his back.

Sandman looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Ericsson landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Ericsson wants to control but Sandman is keeping him busy.
The fighters are battling for position here. Sandman manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Ericsson cracks Sandman with a solid left hand.

Sandman looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Ericsson is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.

Sandman looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Sandman looking for a sweep. Not yet Sandman, not yet.
Ericsson trying to control the position from guard on top but Sandman is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Sandman throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Ericsson escapes and throws Sandman's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Sandman is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Sandman is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Ericsson slips a nice elbow through Sandman's hands, connecting with Sandman's forehead.
Sandman is trying to get back to full guard.

Sandman is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Ericsson pulls his head out easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sandman tries to roll over but Ericsson keeps him under control.

Sandman looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Ericsson slows the pace down in half guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Sandman slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
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! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!



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

Sandman is rocked!

It looks like The Sandman has been cut.
Ericsson throws a front kick that sends Sandman stumbling back into the cage.
Sandman blocks the body kick.
Ericsson is looking to land body kicks.
Sandman throws a body punch but Ericsson moves out of range.
Sandman 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.
Sandman with a poor takedown
and Ericsson counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Donk. Ericsson catches Sandman right on the button with a cross.
The fighters circling - Ericsson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sandman shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Ericsson defends it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Sandman doesn't seem bothered though.
A solid leg kick lands there for Ericsson.

Ericsson lands a big head kick that sends Sandman tumbling to the mat! Ericsson takes a step backwards and waves Sandman back to his feet - he wants the finish!
Sandman is still on wobbly legs! Can Ericsson finish him?
Ericsson closes the distance and lands a brutal uppercut that knocks Sandman out! We're looking at the replay now - he was out before he hit the floor!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:33 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Ludvig Ericsson!
The Sandman was interviewed post fight and said 'cunt was doped up'.
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Event: GAMMA#693 Volkov vs Shin 5     
Date:   Feb 24, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between John Altare (ranked 240 p4p, 34 weight class) and Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 431 p4p, 65 weight class). Ludvig Ericsson has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

185 cm
34
209 lbs
25 - 14 - 0
186 cm
30
212 lbs
18 - 10 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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 25 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, John Altare!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ludvig Ericsson!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ericsson missing with a left hand there. Altare was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

Altare moves into the clinch.
Ericsson working aggressively here.
Altare can't find room to land a body shot as Ericsson controls the action.
Altare misses with a punch to the body.

Ericsson breaks from the clinch.
Altare is looking to clinch but Ericsson is avoiding it.
Ericsson moves out of range of the strikes.
Ericsson connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

It looks like John Altare has been cut.
Good standup being displayed there by Ericsson as he connects with a hook.
Ericsson thuds his right hand into Altare's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
John Altare seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ericsson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Altare.
Ericsson wants to slow Altare down by chopping away at his legs.
Ericsson throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Altare wants to clinch up but Ericsson keeps it at a distance.
Altare jabs Ericsson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Ericsson lands a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Altare doesn't manage to clinch there - Ericsson circles away.
Altare throws a body punch but Ericsson moves out of range.
Altare has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Private Training Center in the buildup to the fight.
That kick from Ericsson tenderised Altare's leg. Altare is trying to keep his angry face on.
Altare tries to close the distance and clinch up but Ericsson swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Ericsson drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Altare defends it well.
Ericsson closes this distance looking for a takedown but Altare circles away.

Altare rushes Ericsson and presses him up against the cage.
Ericsson blocking some punches.
Ericsson blocks a body shot from Altare.
Ericsson lands a shoulder strike.
Ericsson blocking some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ericsson.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Altare.
Altare misses with a punch to the body.
Ericsson lands a right hand.
Ericsson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Altare misses with a hook to the ribs.
Altare works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Altare.
Ericsson wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Ericsson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Altare tries to throw a body punch but Ericsson avoids it by throwing Altare back against the cage.
Altare throws a head punch that misses.
Altare lands a nice shot to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Altare swings wildly with an uppercut but Ericsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ericsson is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Altare gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Altare misses with a punch to the body.
Altare gets underhooks to prevent Ericsson's takedown attempt.
John Altare has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ludvig Ericsson.
Altare lands a body shot.
Altare lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Ericsson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Altare backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Altare.
Ericsson tries to circle away but Altare has him pinned against the cage.
Ericsson prevents a body shot from Altare.
Altare gets underhooks to prevent Ericsson's takedown attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Altare takes a shot to the head.
Ericsson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ericsson prevents a body shot from Altare.
Ericsson digs a right hand into Altare's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Altare's gas tank.
Altare gets through Ericsson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Ericsson tries to throw a body punch but Altare avoids it by throwing Ericsson back against the cage.
Altare throws a head punch that misses.
Altare lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Nice body punch from Ericsson - that landed with a thud.
Altare tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Altare presses Ericsson against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Ericsson scores with a shoulder strike.
Altare tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Altare misses with a body punch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Altare.
Ericsson lands an uppercut.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Altare.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Altare lands a body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ericsson misses with some punches.
Altare tries to throw a body punch but Ericsson avoids it by throwing Altare back against the cage.
Altare blocks a body shot from Ericsson.
Altare misses with a punch to the body.
Altare makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Ericsson misses with a punch on the inside.
Ericsson misses with a body punch.
Altare misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ericsson takes a shot to the head.
Altare misses with a body punch.
A hook to the body from Ericsson.
Altare misses with a body punch.
Altare makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A nice left hand lands by Altare.
Altare struggles to land a body shot inside as Ericsson controls his hands.
Altare tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ericsson's elbow.
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 John Altare will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on John Altare'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.


Ericsson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Altare manages to avoid it.
Ericsson lands an overhand right.
Altare tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Ericsson counters with an outside leg kick.
Altare punishes Ericsson's body with a nice straight punch.

Altare darts in and clinches Ericsson up against the cage.
Altare lands a hook to the side of the head.
Altare misses with some punches.
Ericsson can't find room to land a body shot as Altare controls the action.
A right hook to the body lands for Altare.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A shot in the inside from Altare.
Ericsson struggles to land a body shot inside as Altare controls his hands.
Altare tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ericsson's elbow.
Ericsson is working for takedown but Altare is calmly controlling the position for now.
Ericsson throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Altares head.
John Altare has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Altare misses with the head strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Altare doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Altare works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Altare lands a left hand.
Ericsson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Altare misses with a punch to the body.
Altare misses with a short punch on the inside.
Still in the clinch, Altare scores with a nice short uppercut.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Altare creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Altare tries to throw a body punch but Ericsson avoids it by throwing Altare back against the cage.
Altare misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Altare working aggressively here.
Altare tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Altare tries a body shot but Ericsson blocks it.
Altare lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Altare is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Ericsson can do to turn this around?
A nice left hand lands by Altare.
Altare tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ericsson lands with a light punch inside.

John Altare's cut is getting worse.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Altare.
Altare lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Ericsson backwards.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Altare misses with some punches.
Ericsson taking a breather.
Altare lands a left hand.
Altare tries a body shot but Ericsson blocks it.
Altare digs a right hand underneath Ericsson's ribcage. Ericsson let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Altare struggles to land a body shot inside as Ericsson controls his hands.
Ericsson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ericsson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Altare backwards.
Altare misses with a punch to the body.
Ericsson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Altare tries to throw a body punch but Ericsson avoids it by throwing Altare back against the cage.
Altare misses with a body punch.
Altare has a couple of punches blocked by Ericsson.
Good body shot from Altare.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Ericsson fails to land.
Ericsson misses with some punches.
Ericsson lands a nice shot to the body.
Altare blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Altare lands with a right to the head.
Ericsson misses with a hook to the ribs.
Altare tries to throw a body punch but Ericsson avoids it by throwing Altare back against the cage.
Ericsson pushes Altare back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Altare misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ericsson can't get the takedown.
Ericsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Altare blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Altare lands a right hand.
Ericsson throws a head punch that misses.
Altare tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ericsson's elbow.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ericsson.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Altare.
Ericsson misses with a punch to the body.
Altare throws a punch but it's blocked by Ericsson.
Altare blocking some punches.
Ericsson misses with the head strike.
Ericsson tries for a takedown but Altare manages to get underhooks.
John Altare has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ludvig Ericsson.
Altare blocking some punches.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Ericsson working aggressively here.
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!
Altare looking to slow down the pace here.
Altare misses with a hook from the clinch.
Altare tries to work over Ericsson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A nice left hand lands by Ericsson.
Ericsson blocks an uppercut.
Ericsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Altare.
Ericsson misses with the head strike.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

John Altare dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on John Altare's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!



Altare has closed the distance and engaged Ericsson in a clinch.
Altare takes a shot to the head.
Ericsson scores with a shoulder strike.
Ericsson throws a head punch that misses.
Altare lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.

Ericsson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Altare fails in his attempt to clinch.

Altare moves into the clinch.
Altare tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Altare gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Ericsson.
Altare swings away with an uppercut that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A body shot lands from Altare.
Altare has a couple of punches blocked by Ericsson.
Altare lands a body shot in the clinch.
Still in the clinch, Altare scores with a nice short uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Altare is stalling here.
Altare presses Ericsson against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Ericsson takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Altare lands a hook to the side of the head.
Ericsson lands with a short shot to the head.
A head punch on the inside from Ericsson fails to land.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Ericsson.
Ericsson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Altare misses with a body punch.

Ericsson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Ericsson throws a jab but it's blocked by Altare.
Altare tries to clinch up but Ericsson circles away and keeps his distance.
Ericsson loads up on a big right hand but Altare slips the punch.
Ericsson scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

Altare closes the distance and pushes Ericsson back into the cage.
Ericsson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ludvig Ericsson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Altare softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Ericsson tries a body shot but Altare blocks it.
Ericsson drops down looking for an ankle pick but Altare pulls his leg out and moves away.
Altare takes a swing at Ericsson's ribcage but misses.
Ericsson shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Altare pinned against the cage. Altare gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
John Altare has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ludvig Ericsson.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Altare tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.

Altare pushes Ericsson up against the cage in a clinch.
Altare softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Altare misses with a punch on the inside.
Altare stalling.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Altare.
Altare blocking some punches.
Altare tries to work over Ericsson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Ericsson struggles to land a body shot inside as Altare controls his hands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

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

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

It looks like Ludvig Ericsson has been cut.

Altare moves into the clinch.
Ericsson misses with a punch to the body.
Altare working aggressively here.
Altare makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Altare misses with the head strike.
John Altare is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Ericsson is trying to break the clinch but Altare is controlling him.
Ericsson tries to circle away but Altare has him pinned against the cage.
Ericsson misses with a punch to the body.
Ericsson misses with a punch on the inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ericsson drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Altare gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Ericsson misses with a punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A short left from Ericsson.
Ericsson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ericsson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ericsson misses with the head strike.
Ericsson misses with a hook to the ribs.
Altare lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Ericsson backwards.
Ericsson has a couple of punches blocked by Altare.
Ericsson wants to take the fight to the mat but Altare manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Ericsson blocks an uppercut.
Ericsson pushes Altare back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

And that's the end of the fight!
John Altare showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Altare, 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 Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 30:27
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 30:27
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... John Altare!

John Altare really struggled to get his t-shirt on before his hand was raised. Making sure that Red Light Coffeeshop logo gets some air time is pretty tricky when you're all sweaty.
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Event: GAMMA#689 Bubba v Hoyce     
Date:   Feb 03, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ludvig Ericsson (ranked 195 p4p, 28 weight class) and Donsone De (ranked 370 p4p, 53 weight class). Donsone De acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

186 cm
30
212 lbs
18 - 9 - 0
190 cm
26
224 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
Red Light Coffeeshop

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 18 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 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Donsone De!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
De uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ericsson.
De walks into a left hand.
Ericsson has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from De.
De fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
De fails with an attempt to clinch.
Ericsson lands the left hand.
De fails with a takedown attempt.
A head kick by De misses
and Ericsson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Ericsson throws a half hearted mid kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
A good leg kick by De.
De does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.

That's one minute gone in the round.

De gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
De looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
De bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Ericsson's guard.

De lands a couple of elbows.
De landing some decent shots from guard.
Ericsson managing to control the position.
De with a flurry of punches that miss.
Ericsson wants to stand up but De is controlling him.
De working some strikes from top position.
De has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson looking to hit a scissor sweep but De is one step ahead there.
Ericsson pulls De in close to prevent any damage.
De sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Ericsson's guard.
De looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Ericsson makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Ericsson.
Ericsson tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Ericsson working a defensive guard here.
Ericsson utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson is trying to control the position but De postures up.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
De won't allow Ericsson to sweep him here.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells De's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
De throws a big right hand that misses.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
De makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Ericsson utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
De stopping the sweep attempt from Ericsson.
Ericsson is trying to control the position but De postures up.
De postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
De tries to free his leg and advance position but Ericsson is retaining full guard.
Ericsson thows some rabbit punches from the bottom but they don't do any damage.
De cracks Ericsson with a solid left hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson wants to sweep here but De controlling him for the moment.
De postures up and lands a big shot to Ericsson's brow.
De is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
De stopping the sweep attempt from Ericsson.
Ericsson is working hard here to advance position.
Ericsson preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Ericsson not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
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 battling for position here. De manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Ericsson throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as De works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Ericsson preventing the sweep.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ericsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but De was well out of range. Poor timing from Ericsson.
De throws a low kick, looking for Ericsson's leg but Ericsson calmly moves out of range.
Ericsson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as De checks a leg kick.
De throws an overhand right that lands on Ericsson's shoulder, as Ericsson tries to avoid the shot.
Ericsson lands a nice shot that snaps De's head back.
De fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Ericsson.
De fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Ericsson is out of range.
De finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
De misses with a low kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
De throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Ericsson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from De.
Ericsson throws a half hearted mid kick.
Donsone De seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
De throws a low kick but Ericsson moves out of range easily.
De throws a head kick that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson thumps De with a low kick.
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.
De moves forwards but Ericsson connects with a nice, crisp jab.
De gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
De lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ludvig Ericsson is winning the standup battle so far.
De comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Ericsson throws an overhand right that lands on De's shoulder, as De tries to avoid the shot.
Ericsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but De was well out of range. Poor timing from Ericsson.
De raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Ericsson.
De scores with a push kick.
De takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Ericsson on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ericsson misses with a straight left.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
De throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Ericsson half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Ericsson ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
De stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Ericsson lands a nice leg kick that just misses De's sensitive parts.
Ericsson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ericsson misses with a hook. De ducked under it nicely.
A thudding body kick lands there by De!
Ericsson misses with a low kick.
De bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
A swing and a miss from Ericsson.
Ericsson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by De. De obviously looking to wear him down.
Ericsson shoots for a double leg takedown but De sprawls well. He's pushed Ericsson's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Ericsson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
De throws a chopping leg kick but Ericsson manages to avoid taking any serious damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
De throws a quick inside leg kick.
Ericsson throws a leg kick which misses De's front leg but catches the back leg as De tries to avoid it.
De misses with a low kick as Ericsson jumps back.
De misses with a body kick.
Ericsson looks to land a left hand but De moved out of range nicely.
Ericsson slips under a jab from De.
Ericsson misses with an uppercut. De saw that one coming.
Nice defenses there by De.
De tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
De jabs Ericsson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
De tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
De darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
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.
De looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Good exchange - De coming out on top.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson lands a leg kick that knocks De off balance momentarily.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
De scores with a spinning back kick!
Ericsson throws a wild body kick that De sees coming a mile off.
De lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
De lands a high kick!
De 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.
De takes one on the chin but seems OK.
De looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
De takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Ericsson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
De drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Ericsson defends it well.
De lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ericsson throws a jab when De was well out of range.
De feints a counter leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ericsson. De does a little dance to reset his feet.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


De tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
De throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Ericsson misses with a straight right.
De throws a chopping leg kick but Ericsson manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
De lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
De has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Ericsson.
De looks to score with a jab to the body but Ericsson is just out of range.
Ericsson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ericsson blocks a leg kick.
Ericsson tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ericsson tries to land a leg kick but De saw it coming and moves away.
De throws a low kick but it's checked well by Ericsson.
De shoots in for a takedown but Ericsson shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Ericsson misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ericsson scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
De thumps Ericsson with a low kick.
Ericsson closes this distance looking for a takedown but De circles away.
De throws a sloppy head kick and Ericsson moves out of range easily.
De throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Ericsson stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Ericsson throws a looping overhand right but De ducks down to avoid it.
And De responds with a good body kick, but Ericsson manages to step out the way in time.
De throws a leg kick but Ericsson checks it.
Ericsson fails with a takedown attempt.
Ericsson misses with an attempted mid kick.
De doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
De ducks under a wild hook from Ericsson.
Ericsson takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
De moves away from the strike by Ericsson.
Ludvig Ericsson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson checks a low kick from De.
Ericsson scores with a nice right hand.
De throws a leg kick that is checked

and Ericsson counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for De!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ericsson trying to control the position but De is working away.
De is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
De keeps trying to improve his position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ericsson scores with punches from side control.
De can't do much from the bottom here.
Donsone De is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
De tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Ericsson wants to lay and pray for a moment but De keeps working.
Ericsson is putting a hurting on De here, landing some big shots from side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
De is trying to get back to half guard.
Ericsson scoring with punches and elbows.
Ericsson trying to control the position but De is working away.
Ericsson working the ground and pound but De is defending the strikes.
De is looking for a sweep.
De managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Ericsson.
De is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Ericsson scores with punches from side control.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ludvig Ericsson showed his dominance in that final round.
I think De 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 Jack Bonds scores the fight 28:29
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 28:29
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Donsone De!

During a confident post fight interview, Donsone De thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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RATING
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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

THE END 32



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
A | B
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
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
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.
S C
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G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
52%

 

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

Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 180$)
Bullet Proof System

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 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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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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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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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 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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FIGHT
RATING
34%

 

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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Bullet Proof System
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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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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G S C
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
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
B
G S C G energy
A | B
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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RATING
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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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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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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
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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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
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
A | B
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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G S C G energy
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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
A | B
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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G S C
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G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
39%

 

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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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 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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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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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 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!'.