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Event: CEFC Fight Night 227     
Date:   Jun 20, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Kim Jong Guk (ranked 522 p4p, 80 weight class) and Takeshi Naoki (ranked 3537 p4p, 368 weight class). Jong Guk's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Jiu Jitsu. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

180 cm
32
178 lbs
24 - 13 - 0
182 cm
41
179 lbs
32 - 18 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Takeshi Naoki!
The judges for this bout are Yves DeLean, Gregory Folan and William Peck.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Naoki tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Naoki's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Jong Guk connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Naoki scrambles back to his feet.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut. Naoki saw that one coming.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Naoki takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Jong Guk throws a front kick aimed at Naoki's knee but Naoki avoids it well.
Naoki is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Jong Guk lands a nice shot to the body.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot that sends Naoki's belly button to the back.
Naoki fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.

Jong Guk clinches with his opponent.
Naoki is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Jong Guk is defending well.
Jong Guk lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Jong Guk's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Naoki walks into a stiff left hand from Jong Guk.

It looks like Takeshi Naoki has been cut.
Naoki tries to move into range but Jong Guk moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

Jong Guk closes the distance and clinches.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Naoki takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Naoki wants a takedown but no success here.
Naoki tries for a takedown but Jong Guk manages to get underhooks.
Kim Jong Guk has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Takeshi Naoki.
Naoki is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Jong Guk gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Jong Guk lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A short left from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk presses Naoki against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Naoki can't get the takedown.
Naoki wants a takedown.
Jong Guk tries a body shot but Naoki blocks it.

Jong Guk breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Jong Guk lands a jab.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Jong Guk lets loose with a powerful body kick. Naoki will feel that in the morning.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Naoki.
Jong Guk feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Naoki's calf.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Naoki 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.
Good work by Jong Guk as he checks the leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Jong Guk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jong Guk thumps Naoki with a low kick.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick that misses.
A little jabbing left from Naoki on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A solid body kick from Jong Guk.

Jong Guk takes the fight into the clinch.
Jong Guk working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Jong Guk misses with a body punch.
Jong Guk scores with a nice hook to the head.
Jong Guk prevents a body shot from Naoki.
Still in the clinch, Naoki scores with a nice short uppercut.
Naoki prevents a body shot from Jong Guk.
Naoki blocks a body shot from Jong Guk.
Naoki can't get the takedown.
Naoki trying to control the position but instead, Jong Guk has worked for underhooks and has pushed Naoki into the cage.
Jong Guk has a couple of punches blocked by Naoki.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short left from Jong Guk.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Jong Guk.
Naoki looks winded!

Jong Guk manages to break the clinch.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the head.
A good leg kick by Jong Guk.
Naoki keeps the fight on the outside.

Jong Guk moves into the clinch.
Naoki is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Jong Guk misses with a body punch.
Naoki is looking to control Jong Guk's arms but Jong Guk gets an underhook and turns him. Now Naoki has his back to the cage.
Jong Guk misses with a hook to the ribs.
Naoki has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Jong Guk after a bit of a struggle.
Naoki changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Jong Guk fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Naoki takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Jong Guk looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Jong Guk keeps Naoki at a distance using the push kick.
Jong Guk feints and then cracks Naoki's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Naoki down.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Jong Guk forces Naoki back against the cage and clinches.

Jong Guk breaks the clinch.
Jong Guk stuns Naoki with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Jong Guk buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Naoki takes a swing at Jong Guk's ribcage but misses.
Jong Guk sizes up Naoki with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Jong Guk checks a low kick from Naoki.
Naoki moves forwards but Jong Guk connects with a nice, crisp jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Naoki does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk lands a jab to Naoki's midsection.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Takeshi Naoki'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.


Naoki takes one to the chin there.
Jong Guk throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Naoki walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Jong Guk checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Jong Guk is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Naoki.
Naoki takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Jong Guk is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Jong Guk tries to clinch but Naoki moves out of range.
Jong Guk scores with a nice head shot.

Jong Guk gets a clinch.
Naoki has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Jong Guk is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Naoki taking a breather.
Jong Guk scores with a nice hook to the head.
Jong Guk lands a body punch.
Naoki is breathing heavily.
Jong Guk working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Nice body punch from Jong Guk - that landed with a thud.
Naoki has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a right hand.
Naoki blocks a body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk gets through Naoki's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk lands a body shot.
Jong Guk is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Naoki can do to turn this around?
Jong Guk lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A short body shot lands from Jong Guk as the two fighters clinch.
Jong Guk goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Jong Guk scores with a hook to the body.
Jong Guk lands a left hand that snaps the head of Naoki backwards.
Jong Guk scores with a nice hook to the head.
Jong Guk tries to work over Naoki's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Naoki looking for a takedown.
Kim Jong Guk has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Jong Guk misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Jong Guk lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

Naoki is rocked!
Jong Guk working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Naoki is still on wobbly legs! Can Jong Guk finish him?
A short body shot lands from Jong Guk as the two fighters clinch.

Jong Guk breaks the clinch.
Jong Guk lands a slapping body shot.
Jong Guk with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Naoki's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Naoki takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Jong Guk scores with a jab. Naoki acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Jong Guk drops Naoki with a big left hand! Naoki is injured, injured bad! Jong Guk jumps in and finished him with strikes! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Kim Jong Guk!
A relieved looking Kim Jong Guk 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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Event: CEFC 291     
Date:   Jun 02, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Kim Jong Guk (ranked 220 p4p, 34 weight class) and Marek Koltun (ranked 1242 p4p, 161 weight class). Jong Guk kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Jiu Jitsu. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

180 cm
32
178 lbs
24 - 12 - 0
182 cm
43
177 lbs
34 - 20 - 4
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Urban Fighter

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 34 wins, 20 losses and 4 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Marek Koltun!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, Gregory Folan and Alec Ball.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Koltun fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Jong Guk looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Jong Guk scores with a body shot.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Koltun checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
A nice side step and Koltun releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Jong Guk lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Koltun moves out of range.
Jong Guk jabs at Koltun's body.
Jong Guk looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Koltun 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.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Koltun.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Koltun appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Jong Guk is looking to wear down Koltun with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Jong Guk connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Koltun shoots in and drives through. Jong Guk sprawls well.
Koltun shoots in for a takedown but Jong Guk shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Kim Jong Guk has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Marek Koltun.
Jong Guk fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Koltun looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Jong Guk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Koltun avoids a kick to the body.
Koltun tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a chopping leg kick but Koltun manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Jong Guk misses with a hook.
Jong Guk defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Koltun.
Koltun blocks a leg kick.
Jong Guk keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Jong Guk lands with an uppercut that bounces Koltun off the cage and back into range.
Koltun goes for a double leg but Jong Guk avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Jong Guk continues to drive forward.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Jong Guk - that will leave a mark!
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Koltun fails with an attempt to clinch.
Jong Guk connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk lands a nice looking body shot.
Jong Guk tries to land a front kick but Koltun steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Koltun drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Jong Guk defends it well.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Jong Guk with a hook.

Koltun shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Jong Guk pushes Koltun off and scrambles back to his feet.
Kim Jong Guk is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Koltun blocks the body kick.

Koltun dives in and scores a takedown into Jong Guk's guard.

Jong Guk has managed to wall walk up one of the corner posts to get back to his feet. Koltun is pushing him up against the cage, looking to control the position.
Koltun lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Koltun looking for a takedown.
Jong Guk struggles to land a body shot inside as Koltun controls his hands.
Jong Guk cracks Koltun with a nice body shot.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Koltun.

Jong Guk breaks from the clinch.
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.
Koltun has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Jong Guk.
Koltun checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Koltun moves out of range.
Jong Guk lands a nice leg kick that just misses Koltun's sensitive parts.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the body.
Jong Guk scores with a kick to the midsection.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jong Guk. That's going to slow Koltun down.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Koltun is just out of range.
Jong Guk misses with a kick to the body.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Koltun counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Koltun fails in his attempt to clinch.
Koltun looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Koltun looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
A slow jab from Jong Guk misses its intended target.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Koltun tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Koltun sees it coming and moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Koltun closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Jong Guk quickly recovers to half guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jong Guk makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Jong Guk.
Koltun stops Jong Guk from standing up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Jong Guk keeping full guard, as Koltun tries to pass.
Jong Guk wants to stand up but Koltun is controlling him.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!

Jong Guk has his feet on Koltun's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Koltun dives in for a single leg takedown but Jong Guk sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Jong Guk misses with a jab to the body
and Koltun counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Jong Guk lands with a straight right. Koltun didn't see that one coming.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jong Guk cracks Koltun with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Jong Guk connects with a jab.
Koltun slips a straight right by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Koltun moves away.
Marek Koltun is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Jong Guk takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Jong Guk looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Jong Guk's jab looks to have found its range, popping Koltun under the eye.
A big right from Jong Guk misses.
Jong Guk throws an overhand right that lands on Koltun's shoulder, as Koltun tries to avoid the shot.
Nice sprawl there from Jong Guk as Koltun shoots in.
Koltun tries to move into range but Jong Guk moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Koltun moves away.
Koltun on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Koltun misses with a takedown attempt - Jong Guk sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Koltun moves out of range of the body kick from Jong Guk.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a body kick.
Jong Guk pushes Koltun away with a front kick.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Koltun.
Koltun drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Jong Guk defends it well.
Jong Guk is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Koltun can do to turn this around?
Koltun slips a jab from Jong Guk.
Koltun doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Koltun chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jong Guk can pounce on him.
Koltun takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Jong Guk connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk lands a nice looking body kick.
Jong Guk swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Koltun.
Jong Guk throws a jab when Koltun was well out of range.
Kim Jong Guk is winning the standup battle so far.
Nice uppercut lands for Jong Guk. That snapped Koltun's head back.
Jong Guk cracks Koltun with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Jong Guk jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jong Guk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jong Guk lands with a kick to the ribs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Koltun moves out of range.
Koltun has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk tries to land a body kick

and Koltun counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Koltun passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Jong Guk!
Koltun throws an elbow from mount that misses. Lucky escape for Jong Guk because Koltun loaded up on that one.
Jong Guk squirming around on the bottom, looking to escape.
Koltun looking to control but Jong Guk is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Koltun throwing strikes here but Jong Guk is writhing around nicely and avoiding any serious damage.
Koltun fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!
Koltun looking to finish Jong Guk with some ground and pound. This is bad for Jong Guk!
Jong Guk is not a happy chappy… he wants out of there.
Koltun has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Jong Guk 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.
Jong Guk keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Koltun lands a heavy elbow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Koltun trying to control but Jong Guk is having none of it.
Jong Guk sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Jong Guk controlling the position for now.
Koltun is looking to advance position but Jong Guk won't allow it.

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

Jong Guk pushes Koltun off and gets back to his feet.
Jong Guk throws a poor cross that misses
enabling Koltun to counter with a crisp jab.
Jong Guk is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Koltun.

Koltun shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Jong Guk's guard.
Koltun prevents Jong Guk from getting back to his feet.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Koltun's corner. There ya go! There ya go!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Koltun trying to control but Jong Guk is working from the bottom.
Jong Guk pulls Koltun in to control the position.
Koltun slips nicely into half guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Koltun lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Jong Guk wants to get back to his feet.
Koltun wants to control but Jong Guk is keeping him busy.
Jong Guk knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Koltun on the ground.

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

Koltun decides to pull guard.
Koltun looking to control.
Jong Guk has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Koltun is proving hard to escape from.
Koltun keeping full guard, as Jong Guk tries to pass.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Jong Guk is looking to stand up but Koltun won't let him.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk dominated that second round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Koltun's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Jong Guk getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Jong Guk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Koltun shoots in looking for a takedown but Jong Guk manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Koltun's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Jong Guk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Jong Guk connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk cracks Koltun with a right hand to the side of the head.

Koltun 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!
Koltun throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Jong Guk tries to kick Koltun off but Koltun keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Jong Guk has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Koltun is working away from the top position though.
Jong Guk is staying active underneath Koltun, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Koltun looks to score some points with some ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Koltun stops Jong Guk from getting back to his feet.
Jong Guk trying to hold on to Koltun's head to control him but Koltun postures up.
Jong Guk is trying to stand up here but Koltun is controlling him well.

Koltun is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Jong Guk has managed to free his arm - good work.
Koltun is pressing down on Jong Guk's thigh, looking to free his foot. Jong Guk is holding on for now.

Koltun looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Jong Guk looks like he's trying to stand up.

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.
Koltun 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.
Jong Guk is trying to stand back up but Koltun is controlling him
Jong Guk is refusing to be controlled, as Koltun sits in half guard.
Jong Guk looks like he's trying to stand up.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Koltun avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
The fighters circling - Jong Guk throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Koltun chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jong Guk can pounce on him.
Jong Guk misses with a hook.
Koltun with the counter takedown but Jong Guk avoids it easily.
Koltun tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Jong Guk defends well and Koltun ends up having to push Jong Guk into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Jong Guk jabs Koltun right on the nose. Koltun blinks but takes it well.
Koltun with a poor takedown
and Jong Guk counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Kim Jong Guk has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Marek Koltun.
Jong Guk misses with a looping left.
Koltun walks forward, straight into a front kick from Jong Guk.
Koltun takes a body punch but keeps moving.

Koltun 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.
Koltun takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Koltun accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Jong Guk keeping moving, preventing Koltun from controlling successfully.
Jong Guk wants to stand up but Koltun is controlling him.
Jong Guk wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Koltun works over Jong Guk with some ground and pound from guard.
Koltun with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Jong Guk looking to control.
Koltun stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Jong Guk swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Koltun won't allow Jong Guk to get back to his feet.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Koltun has a takedown stuffed.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Koltun throws out a counter right but Jong Guk avoids it with no problem.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jong Guk throws an overhand right that lands on Koltun's shoulder, as Koltun tries to avoid the shot.

Koltun drives through and clinches with Jong Guk against the cage.
Koltun blocks a body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk clearly takes that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


A telegraphed takedown attempt from Koltun is defended easily by Jong Guk.
Nice shot lands for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Koltun is out of range.
Koltun now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
The fighters circle momentarily. Jong Guk darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

Koltun drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.

Koltun is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Jong Guk is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Koltun has knee on belly and now moves to full mount! Trouble for Jong Guk!
Koltun lands a big elbow.
Koltun scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Jong Guk?

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk wants to try and get back to his feet.
Koltun lands a couple of nice shots there from mount.

Koltun looking for an armbar but decides to keep the dominant position instead.
Koltun lands a big shot there that rocks Jong Guk but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
Jong Guk tries to hold on but Koltun postures up.
Koltun sends his fist crashing into the mat - the crowd let out a collective ooooooh. Let's hope he's not broken it!
Koltun thowing shots but they're missing.
Jong Guk is trying to escape but when you're mounted that's not too easy.
Jong Guk gets back to half guard.
Jong Guk looks like he's trying to stand up.

Koltun seems to be looking for submissions.
Marek Koltun has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Koltun is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Jong Guk is trying to get back to full guard.
Koltun takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Koltun landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Koltun prevents Jong Guk from standing back up.
Koltun trying to control the action but Jong Guk is working from the bottom.
Koltun lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Jong Guk is trying to stand.
Koltun not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Jong Guk wants to get back to his feet.
Koltun scores with a couple of good hammerfists.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Koltun.
Jong Guk pushes Koltun off looking to stand but Koltun dives back in and keeps control.
Koltun controlling the action here.
Jong Guk has his hands clasped together around Koltun's back. He's all about the action.
Jong Guk is trying to maintain the position but Koltun is very close to passing his half guard.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Koltun takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.

Koltun seems to be working for a kimura but Jong Guk defends the submission attempt.
Jong Guk trying to control from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Jong Guk on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Jong Guk is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Jong Guk pushes Koltun off and gets back to his feet.
Koltun has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Koltun fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Jong Guk is looking to counter the offense by Koltun and move into the clinch.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the head.
Jong Guk keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Jong Guk digs a good hook to Koltun's body.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. Koltun looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Jong Guk lands a nice looking body shot.
Koltun wants to clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Marek Koltun will probably get the nod - 10:9.
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!


Jong Guk misses with a body kick.

Koltun closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Jong Guk did well to prevent Koltun getting side control.
Koltun missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Koltun is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Koltun lands a massive shot from half guard that has rocked Jong Guk! More strikes land and this one is all over! Koltun jumps to his feet and is applauded loudly by the crowd!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:34 of round 5, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Marek Koltun!
Marek Koltun is the new welterweight champion!
Post fight, Marek Koltun stared into the camera and said 'I'm the champ. Now time to go get a piece of ass.'.
Kim Jong Guk was interviewed post fight and said 'Well, moving to 155 I guess unless I get my rematch........For now. Props to the New Champ, it was a tough fight for both of us.'.
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Event: CEFC 288     
Date:   May 12, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Katurian Tupolski (ranked 343 p4p, 49 weight class) and Kim Jong Guk (ranked 374 p4p, 54 weight class). Tupolski comes to the cage accompanied by Mobb Deep - Shook Ones part II. Jong Guk is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Jiu Jitsu. This should be a great matchup!

175 cm
40
182 lbs
35 - 16 - 3
180 cm
31
178 lbs
23 - 12 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 16 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Katurian Tupolski!
And introducing the challenger 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, Kim Jong Guk!
The judges for this bout are Elvis Blanc, Trevor Gratis and William Peck.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jong Guk wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Nice uppercut there from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Tupolski misses with a straight right.
Jong Guk tries to counter by closing the distance.
Jong Guk pivots, looking for a leg kick but Tupolski is out of range and Jong Guk settles back down.
Nice body kick from Tupolski.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Tupolski strikes.
Tupolski throws the kick towards the body but Jong Guk avoids it.
Jong Guk lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tupolski at a distance.
Some bone on bone action there as Jong Guk checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Tupolski misses with a wild body shot.
Tupolski dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Jong Guk. That did some damage!
Jong Guk fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Tupolski checks it well.
Tupolski feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Jong Guk takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Tupolski looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Jong Guk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Good leg kick by Jong Guk there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Tupolski moved away.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Tupolski.
Some bone on bone action there as Tupolski checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jong Guk missing with a left hand there. Tupolski was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tupolski avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
A leg kick checked by Jong Guk.
Tupolski shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Jong Guk tries to counter with a clinch but Tupolski shakes him off and moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tupolski looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Tupolski walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Jong Guk checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A jab from Jong Guk finds it's way through Tupolski's defenses.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick from Tupolski.
Jong Guk is looking to land body kicks.
A solid leg kick lands there for Tupolski.
Jong Guk scores with a shot to the body.
Tupolski takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Jong Guk shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Jong Guk lands a right hook to the body.
Tupolski looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Tupolski does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk thows a left - swing and a miss!
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Tupolski does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk tries to work over Tupolski's front leg with a kick but Tupolski checks it.
Tupolski throwing a counter right hand but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tupolski manages to avoid it.
Tupolski looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Tupolski scores with a nice strike.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Some bone on bone action there as Jong Guk checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jong Guk feints and then cracks Tupolski's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Tupolski down.
Tupolski throws the kick towards the body but Jong Guk avoids it.
Jong Guk connects with a looping right hand.
Tupolski throws a head kick that misses.
Jong Guk doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tupolski is able to avoid easily.
Tupolski swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Jong Guk takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Jong Guk throws the kick towards the body but Tupolski avoids it.
Jong Guk takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Tupolski misses with a left hand
enabling Jong Guk to counter with a crisp jab.
Jong Guk scores with a hook.
Jong Guk is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Tupolski rather than just go for the knockout.
Tupolski moves forwards but Jong Guk connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Jong Guk takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Tupolski moves out of range as Jong Guk throws a body kick.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Tupolski displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Jong Guk throws out the jab.
Tupolski slips under a jab.
Tupolski quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Tupolski throws a shot from downtown. Jong Guk moves away and avoids it.
Jong Guk swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tupolski throws a lazy right hand but Jong Guk sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tupolski is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Good work by Jong Guk as he checks the leg kick.
Jong Guk is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Tupolski with a body shot.
Jong Guk lands with a thumping leg kick.
Tupolski scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Jong Guk is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Tupolski had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Tupolski checks a low kick from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a jab when Tupolski was well out of range.
Jong Guk misses with a straight left.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Tupolski rushes Jong Guk and presses him up against the cage.
Jong Guk misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk tries to work over Tupolski's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A nice left hand lands by Jong Guk.
A short right from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Tupolski misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Jong Guk.
Tupolski lands a body shot in the clinch.

Tupolski's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Jong Guk ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Tupolski moves out of range.
Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
Tupolski uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a jab when Tupolski was well out of range.
Nice defenses there by Tupolski.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Tupolski displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Jong Guk throws out the jab.
Jong Guk swings away with a body shot that misses
letting Tupolski counter with a right hand.
Jong Guk tries to land a leg kick but Tupolski saw it coming and moves away.
Tupolski went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tupolski walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Jong Guk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Jong Guk takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Tupolski throws a jab when Jong Guk was well out of range.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the jaw.
Jong Guk lands a jab to Tupolski's midsection.
Jong Guk with a nice cross.
Tupolski tries to clinch up.
Jong Guk avoids a kick to the body.
Jong Guk keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tupolski.
Jong Guk takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Jong Guk wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Tupolski motions for Jong Guk to come forward. Tupolski throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tupolski lands a nice hook to Jong Guk's body. Jong Guk takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Tupolski has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jong Guk.
Tupolski with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Tupolski lands with an uppercut that bounces Jong Guk off the cage and back into range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk throws the kick towards the body but Tupolski avoids it.
Jong Guk scores with a shot to the body.
Tupolski throws a shot to the body.
Tupolski scores with a leg kick.
Tupolski throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jong Guk connects with a body shot.
Tupolski 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.
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
Tupolski uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Jong Guk.
Tupolski tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Tupolski.
Jong Guk throws a good cross that connects.
Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk lands with a cross.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tupolski was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
A little feinted left hand from Tupolski on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Jong Guk lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
Tupolski tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Tupolski.
Jong Guk lands a lovely overhand right.
Tupolski tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tupolski misses with a body kick.
Tupolski defending well as Jong Guk loads up on a big left hand.
Jong Guk connects with a jab.
Jong Guk uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tupolski.
Jong Guk misses with a looping right.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Tupolski does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Tupolski on the side of the head.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick.
Tupolski tries to land a body kick

and Jong Guk moves into the clinch.
Jong Guk can't find room to land a body shot as Tupolski controls the action.

Jong Guk's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be getting the better of the standup.
An inside leg kick from Jong Guk misses.
Jong Guk checks a leg kick nicely.
Tupolski misses with a hook. Jong Guk ducked under it nicely.
Tupolski avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
A swing and a miss from Jong Guk.
Tupolski moves out of range of the body kick from Jong Guk.

Tupolski moves into the clinch.
Tupolski misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tupolski blocking some punches.

Jong Guk breaks from the clinch.
Tupolski cracks the inside of Jong Guk's front leg.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tupolski.
Jong Guk lands a nice looking kick to the body. Tupolski takes a step back to recover.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jong Guk thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Tupolski if he has to take too many more of those.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk takes one on the button.
Tupolski buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Tupolski takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Jong Guk throws a solid leg kick but Tupolski takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Jong Guk.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick.
Jong Guk tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Tupolski doesn't seem bothered though.
Jong Guk's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Tupolski does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tupolski was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Jong Guk connects with a right hand. Tupolski shakes it off.
Tupolski misses with a straight right.
Jong Guk swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Tupolski moves out of range.
Tupolski jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Tupolski is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jong Guk.
Tupolski swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Jong Guk takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Jong Guk ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
A slow jab from Tupolski misses its intended target.
Tupolski explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a hook to the body.

Tupolski clinches with his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tupolski doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tupolski lands an elbow inside that Jong Guk shrugs off.
Tupolski takes a shot to the head.
Jong Guk lands a right hand.
Tupolski pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Jong Guk fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Jong Guk lands a body punch in the clinch.
Jong Guk lands a nice uppercut.

Tupolski's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Tupolski tries to clinch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Tupolski uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jong Guk.
Tupolski throws a push kick but Jong Guk slaps the foot to one side.
Tupolski throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Tupolski lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Tupolski throws a push kick but Jong Guk slaps the foot to one side.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tupolski misses with a looping right.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tupolski keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

Tupolski closes the distance and clinches.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk is leaning against Tupolski and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
A short body shot lands from Jong Guk as the two fighters clinch.
Jong Guk digs a right hand underneath Tupolski's ribcage. Tupolski let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Jong Guk scores with a shot to the side of Tupolski's head.

Jong Guk breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Tupolski fails in his attempt to clinch.
Jong Guk counters with a body kick.
Tupolski chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jong Guk can pounce on him.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Jong Guk blocks the body kick.
Jong Guk lands a jab to the head.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick as Tupolski jumps back.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tupolski throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jong Guk sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jong Guk connects with a good right hand that stumbles Tupolski. Tupolski circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Jong Guk misses with a straight left.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the strikes.
Jong Guk swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Jong Guk uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jong Guk attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tupolski moves away.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tupolski manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Jong Guk is looking to slow Tupolski down with leg kicks.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tupolski.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Tupolski's ribcage but misses.
Tupolski pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Jong Guk wants to counter with a clinch but Tupolski pushes him away.
Tupolski takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Tupolski dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Jong Guk. That did some damage!
Jong Guk lands with a thumping leg kick.
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.
Jong Guk misses with a looping right.
Tupolski swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Jong Guk throws a big shot that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A telegraphed right hand from Tupolski misses the target.
Jong Guk throws a hook but Tupolski avoids it easily.
Jong Guk connects with the punch.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tupolski manages to avoid it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but Tupolski avoids it.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tupolski throws a hook but Jong Guk blocks it.
Good work by Jong Guk as he checks the leg kick.
Tupolski keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jong Guk.
It looked like Tupolski wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Tupolski with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Tupolski goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.
Tupolski throws out a leg kick but Jong Guk moves out of range and Tupolski only half commits.
Tupolski keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tupolski throws a looping overhand right but Jong Guk ducks down to avoid it.
Tupolski moves out of range of the body kick from Jong Guk.
A big left from Tupolski misses.
Jong Guk tries to counter with a clinch but Tupolski shakes him off and moves away.
The fighters circling - Tupolski throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Jong Guk is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Tupolski throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tupolski misses with an attempted mid kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Jong Guk, right into the meat.
Jong Guk connects with an inside leg kick.
Tupolski keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tupolski half committed to a counter leg kick.
Tupolski moves away from the strike by Jong Guk.
Tupolski slips under a jab.
Tupolski has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jong Guk.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Tupolski throws the kick towards the body but Jong Guk avoids it.

Tupolski moves into the clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Jong Guk escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Jong Guk fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tupolski looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Jong Guk lands the left hand.
Tupolski avoids a kick to the body.
Tupolski looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tupolski was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Tupolski.
Jong Guk throws a hook but Tupolski avoids it easily.
Tupolski on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Jong Guk lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Nice body kick from Tupolski.
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Jong Guk - that will leave a mark!
Jong Guk tries to move into range but Tupolski moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Tupolski misses with a wild body shot.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick
enabling Tupolski to counter with a crisp jab.
Tupolski with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Jong Guk to score with a decent uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk slips a straight right by Tupolski.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tupolski.
Tupolski waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jong Guk.
Tupolski looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Tupolski plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Jong Guk throws an overhand right that lands on Tupolski's shoulder, as Tupolski tries to avoid the shot.
Jong Guk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tupolski.
Jong Guk now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
A jab from Tupolski misses.
Jong Guk throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tupolski sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tupolski uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk motions for Tupolski to come forward. Jong Guk throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk looks to land a left hand but Tupolski moved out of range nicely.
Jong Guk scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Tupolski finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Jong Guk scores with a jab. Tupolski acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Jong Guk has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Jong Guk there as he acknowledges the shot.
Jong Guk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Tupolski.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tupolski throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A good leg kick by Tupolski.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tupolski throws a leg kick that misses.
Tupolski looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Tupolski buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Tupolski's ribcage but misses.
Jong Guk throws the kick towards the body but Tupolski avoids it.
Tupolski misses the shot to the body.
Tupolski checks a low kick from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Tupolski sees it coming and moves out of range.
Tupolski fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk throws out a loose jab but Tupolski uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Tupolski defending well as Jong Guk loads up on a big left hand.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tupolski.
Tupolski is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Jong Guk throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Tupolski.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk digs a good hook to Tupolski's body.
A big right from Tupolski misses.
Tupolski misses with a looping right.
Tupolski's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Jong Guk connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Tupolski scrambles back to his feet.
Jong Guk lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tupolski's sensitive parts.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk really dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Jong Guk scores with a push kick.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Tupolski's head backwards.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Tupolski is just out of range.
A quick step to the side and Tupolski tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tupolski looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tupolski looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Jong Guk shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Tupolski walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Jong Guk checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Jong Guk with a jab.
Jong Guk staying out of range there.
Tupolski fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Jong Guk.
Tupolski scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Tupolski throws a body kick that misses.
Jong Guk throws a series of punches but Tupolski avoids them all with ease.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Tupolski checks it.
Tupolski pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Jong Guk checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
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!
Tupolski checks a leg kick.
Tupolski is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Tupolski lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Jong Guk there as he acknowledges the shot.
Jong Guk scores with a hook to the body. Tupolski takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Jong Guk scores with a spinning back kick!
Tupolski moves into range and connects with a jab.
Jong Guk throws a looping overhand right but Tupolski ducks down to avoid it.
Tupolski seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk 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 Tupolski has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tupolski and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Tupolski lands a slapping body shot.
Tupolski looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Tupolski ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Guk moves away.
Jong Guk walks into a jab.
Jong Guk is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Nice shot lands for Jong Guk.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jong Guk drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Jong Guk slips under a jab.
Jong Guk scores with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Tupolski moves out of range.
Jong Guk has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Tupolski.
Tupolski takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Jong Guk throws a half hearted mid kick.
Jong Guk takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Jong Guk with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Jong Guk throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Tupolski jabs Jong Guk to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Tupolski misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk cracks the inside of Tupolski's front leg.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tupolski was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Tupolski's ribcage but misses.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tupolski.
Tupolski fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
A slapping body kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Tupolski 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.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tupolski. Jong Guk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Tupolski moves out of range.
Jong Guk paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tupolski.
Tupolski looks for the body kick but Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Jong Guk takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Jong Guk throws a hook but Tupolski blocks it.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tupolski manages to avoid it.
Tupolski swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
It seemed like Jong Guk was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk throws out a loose jab but Tupolski uses good head movement to avoid it.
It looked like Tupolski was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Jong Guk.
Tupolski connects with a crisp jab.
Tupolski waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a body kick that misses.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Tupolski's ribcage but misses.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Tupolski takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Tupolski moves in looking to clinch but Jong Guk pushes him off.
Tupolski checks the leg kick.
Tupolski appears to be looking for a big counter.
Tupolski avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Tupolski tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Jong Guk manages to circle out of the way.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Jong Guk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tupolski throws a lazy right hand but Jong Guk sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tupolski.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tupolski 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.
Tupolski scores with a spinning back kick!

Tupolski drives through and clinches with Jong Guk against the cage.
Tupolski throws a punch but it's blocked by Jong Guk.
A body shot lands from Tupolski.
Tupolski has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Jong Guk misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tupolski lands a good knee to the midsection. Jong Guk won't want to take too many of those.
Jong Guk blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Jong Guk misses with a shot to the kidneys.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tupolski is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Jong Guk lands an uppercut.
Tupolski lands a nice uppercut.
Jong Guk doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Jong Guk prevents a body shot from Tupolski.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Kim Jong Guk will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Tupolski misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Jong Guk connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Tupolski momentarily.
Jong Guk throws out a powerful jab.
A bone on bone clash there as Tupolski blocks the leg kick.
Jong Guk keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tupolski.
Tupolski throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tupolski wants to clinch up but Jong Guk keeps it at a distance.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut. Tupolski saw that one coming.
Tupolski thumps Jong Guk with a low kick.
Tupolski feints and then cracks Jong Guk's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jong Guk down.
Tupolski throws a shot from downtown. Jong Guk moves away and avoids it.
An inside leg kick lands from Jong Guk.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tupolski throws out a loose jab but Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid it.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jong Guk.
Tupolski 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.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Tupolski is just out of range.
Tupolski appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Tupolski lands a jab to the head.
Tupolski misses with a hook. Jong Guk ducked under it nicely.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jong Guk digs a good body shot into Tupolski's ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk lands a right hook to the body.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Tupolski moves out of range.
Jong Guk lands a nice hook to Tupolski's body. Tupolski takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Tupolski tries to close the distance and clinch but Jong Guk swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Tupolski walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Tupolski swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Tupolski avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Tupolski has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Jong Guk steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tupolski.
A thudding body kick lands there by Tupolski!
Jong Guk is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Tupolski will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tupolski.
Tupolski looks to throw the jab but Jong Guk is out of range.
Tupolski is looking to slow Jong Guk down with leg kicks.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Tupolski is out of range.
Jong Guk lunges at Tupolski with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Tupolski's hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tupolski throws a low kick but it's checked well by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a lovely overhand right.
Katurian Tupolski has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Tupolski moves out of range.
A leg kick checked by Tupolski.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Tupolski.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick that knocks Tupolski off balance momentarily.
Tupolski throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Tupolski throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jong Guk sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tupolski throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
An inside leg kick from Tupolski misses.

Tupolski closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Jong Guk gets through Tupolski's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Tupolski tries to work over Jong Guk's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Jong Guk lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Tupolski.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Jong Guk presses Tupolski against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Jong Guk lands a shot to the body.
Nice body punch from Jong Guk - that landed with a thud.
Jong Guk lands a shoulder strike.

Jong Guk escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tupolski takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Jong Guk thumps Tupolski with a low kick.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Tupolski attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Jong Guk scores with a jab.
Tupolski takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
An inside leg kick lands from Jong Guk.
Tupolski attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Jong Guk scores with a hook to the body. Tupolski takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Tupolski's head backwards.
Tupolski misses with the body kick
and Jong Guk counters with a nice low kick that buckles Tupolski's knee momentarily.
Jong Guk catches Tupolski with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Jong Guk lands with a cross to side of his opponent's 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!
Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
Crunch! Tupolski slams his shin into Jong Guk's torso.
Jong Guk scores with a nice strike.
Tupolski looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A cross from Tupolski lands.
Tupolski chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jong Guk can pounce on him.
Kim Jong Guk 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.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Jong Guk. Tupolski shrugs it off though.
Jong Guk cracks Tupolski with an open hand slap.
Tupolski throws a low kick but it's checked well by Jong Guk.
Tupolski sets himself, and Jong Guk steps forward looking for the clinch! Tupolski avoids it this time.
A solid body kick from Jong Guk.
Tupolski is looking to land body kicks.
Jong Guk now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jong Guk.
Tupolski throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Jong Guk lands with a right hand.
Tupolski throws an overhand right that lands on Jong Guk's shoulder, as Jong Guk tries to avoid the shot.
Good leg kick by Jong Guk there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jong Guk.
Tupolski takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Tupolski takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tupolski misses with a hook.
Tupolski sets himself, and Jong Guk steps forward looking for the clinch! Tupolski avoids it this time.
A left and a right from Jong Guk both land. Nice combination.
Jong Guk works the jab nicely.
Tupolski moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Tupolski throws the kick towards the body but Jong Guk avoids it.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Elvis Blanc scores the fight 45:50
Judge Trevor Gratis scores the fight 46:49
Judge William Peck scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Guk!

Kim Jong Guk is the new welterweight champion!
Kim Jong Guk decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
Katurian Tupolski was interviewed post fight and said 'Fighting is a tough business. All the props to my opponent - he was better tonight. I will be back stronger.'.
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Event: Syn 573 - World To Come     
Date:   Apr 13, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Kim Jong Guk (ranked 171 p4p, 21 weight class) and Pavel Savkov (ranked 558 p4p, 73 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Jong Guk might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Jiu Jitsu. Kim Jong Guk has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

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178 lbs
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26
180 lbs
16 - 6 - 0
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Insanely flexible
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Pavel Savkov!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, James Atkins and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Donk. Jong Guk catches Savkov right on the button with a cross.
Jong Guk throws an overhand right that lands on Savkov's shoulder, as Savkov tries to avoid the shot.
Jong Guk circles away from the clinch attempt.
Jong Guk throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Savkov takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Savkov misses with a hook. Jong Guk ducked under it nicely.

Savkov shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Jong Guk is trying to stand.
Savkov throwing shots but Jong Guk is blocking nicely.
Jong Guk is trying to stand up here but Savkov is controlling him well.
Savkov throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Jong Guk is trying to stand.
Savkov slips a nice elbow through Jong Guk's hands, connecting with Jong Guk's forehead.
Jong Guk knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Savkov on the ground.
Jong Guk keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Savkov is taking a breather. Jong Guk 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.
Savkov scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Savkov seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Jong Guk does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Savkov thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Jong Guk is looking to escape.
Savkov not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Savkov not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Savkov is trying to control the action in half guard but Jong Guk is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Savkov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Savkov sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Jong Guk defending well though.
Savkov prevents Jong Guk from standing back up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Jong Guk 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.
Savkov trying to control from half guard but Jong Guk is working away.
Savkov thows a huge punch but Jong Guk dodges it nicely.
Jong Guk is trying to stand.

Jong Guk kicks off Savkov and gets to his feet.
Savkov checks a leg kick.
Savkov uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Savkov 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.
Jong Guk throws a hook but Savkov avoids it easily.
Savkov scores with a jab. Jong Guk acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.

Savkov drives through with a takedown into guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jong Guk wants to stand up but Savkov is controlling him.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Savkov postures up in Jong Guk's guard and throws a big left but Jong Guk blocks it.
Savkov trying to control the position from guard on top but Jong Guk is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Savkov postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Savkov postures up and lands a big shot to Jong Guk's brow.
Savkov is pushing down on Jong Guk's leg trying to pass to half guard. Jong Guk is fighting to maintain full guard but Savkov has managed to sneak the leg through.
Jong Guk on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Savkov stops Jong Guk from getting back to his feet.
Jong Guk on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Savkov keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Savkov's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Savkov throwing shots but Jong Guk is blocking nicely.
Savkov not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Jong Guk is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Savkov scores with a couple of nice shots.
Savkov is trying to control the action in half guard but Jong Guk is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk trying to hold on to Savkov's head to control him but Savkov postures up.
Savkov working Jong Guk over with strikes.
Jong Guk is looking for a sweep. Savkov is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Savkov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Jong Guk tries to kick Savkov off but Savkov keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Savkov trying to control the action but Jong Guk is working from the bottom.
Savkov scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Savkov thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Jong Guk's head.
Jong Guk is looking to control Savkov's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Jong Guk avoid being mounted?
Jong Guk is staying active underneath Savkov, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Jong Guk controlling the position well.
Jong Guk tries to kick Savkov off but Savkov keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.

Savkov is looking for a kimura here.
Jong Guk is trying to stand back up but Savkov is controlling him

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Savkov is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Jong Guk wants to get back to full guard.

Jong Guk kicks off Savkov and gets to his feet.
Jong Guk looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Jong Guk ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

Jong Guk tries to keep at a distance but Savkov has taken the fight into the clinch.
Jong Guk throws a head punch that misses.
Savkov drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Jong Guk can't find room to land a body shot as Savkov controls the action.
Jong Guk takes a shot to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jong Guk lands a hook that snaps the head of Savkov backwards.
Savkov tries for a takedown. No joy.
A nice left hand lands by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk stops a takedown attempt from Savkov.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nice cross by Jong Guk.
Savkov scores with a hook.
Savkov loads up on a big right hand but Jong Guk slips the punch.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nice defenses there by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Savkov.
As Savkov backs away, Jong Guk returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Jong Guk scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Savkov tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Jong Guk moves into range and connects with a jab.
Savkov is looking to clinch.
Jong Guk ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Jong Guk throws a wild body kick that Savkov sees coming a mile off.
Jong Guk connects with a right hand. Savkov shakes it off.
Savkov pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

Savkov closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Jong Guk's guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Savkov postures up.
Pavel Savkov has got the better of the ground game so far.
Jong Guk wants to stand up but Savkov is controlling him.
Savkov scoring with some ground and pound.
Jong Guk wants to stand but Savkov is controlling the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk keeping moving, preventing Savkov from controlling successfully.

Jong Guk pushes Savkov off and gets back to his feet.
Jong Guk lands a right hook to the body.
Savkov misses the jab.
Nice shot by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Jong Guk lands with a nice body punch.
Jong Guk digs a good body shot into Savkov's ribs.
Savkov moves in looking to clinch but Jong Guk pushes him off.
Savkov throws a jab when Jong Guk was well out of range.
Savkov lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Savkov.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk circles away from the clinch attempt.
Savkov keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jong Guk.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Savkov moves out of range.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut. Savkov saw that one coming.
Jong Guk misses with an attempted mid kick.
Kim Jong Guk is winning the standup battle so far.
Savkov walks into a stiff left hand from Jong Guk.
Savkov steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.

Savkov scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
Savkov lands strikes from half guard.
Jong Guk is looking to escape.
Jong Guk is concentrating on defense, preventing Savkov from advancing position.
Jong Guk is not content to let Savkov control the position.
Savkov might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Jong Guk haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Savkov working Jong Guk over with strikes.
Jong Guk is trying to stand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk is not content to let Savkov control the position.
Savkov seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.

Savkov is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Jong Guk defends it well.
Jong Guk keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.

Savkov is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Savkov lands with a punch from half guard.
Jong Guk looks like he's trying to stand up.
Ground and pound from Savkov.
Jong Guk desperately trying to maintain half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Savkov stops Jong Guk from getting back to his feet.
Savkov winds up and cracks Jong Guk with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Savkov is nestled in close to Jong Guk, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Savkov is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Savkov stops Jong Guk from getting back to his feet.
Savkov is keen to just control but Jong Guk is a slippery customer.
Jong Guk is looking to escape.
Jong Guk is staying active underneath Savkov, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Savkov thows a huge punch but Jong Guk dodges it nicely.
Savkov is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Savkov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Jong Guk keeps control of the position for the meantime.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Pavel Savkov will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. And we move into the final round!


Donk. Jong Guk catches Savkov right on the button with a cross.
Jong Guk lands a jab.
Savkov moves away from the strike by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk feints and then cracks Savkov's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Savkov down.
Savkov cracks Jong Guk with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Savkov bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Savkov moves away.
Jong Guk throws a body kick that misses.
Jong Guk misses with a hook
and Savkov counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Savkov moves out of range of the body kick from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Savkov's hands.
Decent striking displayed by Savkov there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Savkov misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.
Savkov takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Jong Guk displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Savkov.
Kim Jong Guk is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Savkov checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Savkov.
Savkov uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Jong Guk.
Some wild striking there from Savkov.
A jab from Jong Guk misses.
Savkov tries to counter by closing the distance.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Savkov scores with the left hand. Jong Guk knows he should have avoided that one.
Savkov goes for a double leg but Jong Guk avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Jong Guk continues to drive forward.
Nice defenses there by Jong Guk.
Savkov has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Jong Guk.
A jab from Jong Guk misses.
It seemed like Savkov was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Savkov ducks under a wild hook from Jong Guk.
A looping hook to the body misses from Savkov. Jong Guk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk blocks a jab.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Jong Guk.
Savkov swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Jong Guk lands the left hand.
Savkov looks to land a combination but Jong Guk avoids it well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a hook. Savkov ducked under it nicely.
Savkov looks to throw the jab but Jong Guk is out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Savkov. That did some damage!
A swing and a miss from Savkov.
Kim Jong Guk has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Savkov cracks Jong Guk with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
A slapping body kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Savkov throws a nice looking combination but Jong Guk bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Savkov misses with an uppercut. Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Savkov moves out of range as Jong Guk throws a body kick.
Jong Guk misses with a looping right.
Savkov throws a big shot that misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Savkov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Despite the aggression on Savkov's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Jong Guk connects with a nice looking jab.
A lazy left from Jong Guk finds it's target.
A slapping leg kick lands for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk slips a straight right by Savkov.
Jong Guk seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Jong Guk keeps Savkov at a distance using the push kick.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. Savkov looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk walks into a straight right hand from Savkov.
Jong Guk looks to land a right hand but Savkov moved out of range.
Jong Guk feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Savkov's calf.
Jong Guk jabs Savkov right on the nose. Savkov blinks but takes it well.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Savkov dives in and grabs Jong Guk's left leg, looking for a takedown. Jong Guk pushes down on Savkov's head and hops out.
Kim Jong Guk has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Pavel Savkov.
Jong Guk throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Savkov misses with a takedown attempt - Jong Guk sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Jong Guk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Savkov.
Savkov uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jong Guk.
Nice sprawl there from Jong Guk as Savkov shoots in.
Savkov is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Savkov manages to avoid it.
A bone on bone clash there as Savkov blocks the leg kick.
Savkov doesn't manage to clinch there - Jong Guk circles away.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Savkov's ribcage but misses.
Pavel Savkov 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.
Jong Guk lands a nice leg kick that just misses Savkov's sensitive parts.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nice takedown defense from Jong Guk. No joy for Savkov on that attempt.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick that knocks Savkov off balance momentarily.
Savkov misses with a few strikes there.
Savkov takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Savkov has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Jong Guk.
A jab from Savkov misses.
Savkov throws a jab when Jong Guk was well out of range.
Jong Guk is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Savkov.
Savkov steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Savkov.
Savkov blocks a low kick nicely.
Jong Guk keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Jong Guk has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Savkov finds it's way round the side to connect with Jong Guk's head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Savkov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jong Guk.
Savkov will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kim Jong Guk showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Savkov 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 Andrew Berry scores the fight 28:29
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 28:29
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pavel Savkov!

A very excited looking Pavel Savkov made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
In defeat, Kim Jong Guk stepped up to the mic, saying 'Well, moving to 155 I guess unless I get my rematch........For now. Props to the New Champ, it was a tough fight for both of us.'.
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Event: Syn 568 - Crystal Clear     
Date:   Mar 09, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Kim Jong Guk (ranked 60 p4p, 9 weight class) and Yancy Makaki Iii (ranked 119 p4p, 20 weight class). Jong Guk kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Jiu Jitsu. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

180 cm
31
178 lbs
23 - 10 - 0
182 cm
28
177 lbs
18 - 7 - 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 5 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Yancy Makaki Iii!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jong Guk tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Makaki Iii appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Jong Guk feints and then cracks Makaki Iii's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Makaki Iii down.
Makaki Iii ducks under a wild hook from Jong Guk.
Makaki Iii throws out a leg kick but Jong Guk moves out of range and Makaki Iii only half commits.
Jong Guk throws a body kick that misses.
Makaki Iii tries to counter by closing the distance.
Jong Guk lands a right hook to the body.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Jong Guk - that will leave a mark!
A looping hook to the body misses from Makaki Iii. Jong Guk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jong Guk lands a slapping body shot.
Makaki Iii ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Guk moves away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk lands with a nice body kick.
Makaki Iii tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Makaki Iii uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jong Guk.

Makaki Iii has taken the fight to the clinch.

Jong Guk escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut. Makaki Iii saw that one coming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Makaki Iii throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jong Guk connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick that is checked
and Jong Guk takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Good leg kick by Jong Guk there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

Makaki Iii has managed to clinch.
Makaki Iii tries a body shot but Jong Guk blocks it.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk prevents a body shot from Makaki Iii.
Makaki Iii stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Makaki Iii throws a punch but it's blocked by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk misses with a punch on the inside.
Makaki Iii tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Jong Guk makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Jong Guk lands a shoulder strike.
Makaki Iii misses with a punch on the inside.
Jong Guk misses with a punch to the body.

Jong Guk pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Makaki Iii throws a body kick.
Makaki Iii throws a hook but Jong Guk blocks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Makaki Iii misses with a straight left.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Makaki Iii does a little dance to reset his feet.
Makaki Iii looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Makaki Iii jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jong Guk lands with an overhand left.
Good exchange - Jong Guk coming out on top.
A swing and a miss from Makaki Iii.
Jong Guk digs a good body shot into Makaki Iii's ribs.
Jong Guk misses with a lunging right hand
and Makaki Iii counters with a left to the body.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Makaki Iii is just out of range.
We've been told by Jong Guk's head coaches at Canadian Elite Bruins Gym that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Jong Guk looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Makaki Iii lands a lovely overhand right.
A leg kick checked by Makaki Iii.

Makaki Iii clinches with his opponent.
Makaki Iii makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Makaki Iii fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Jong Guk throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Makaki Iiis head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Makaki Iii lands a hook to the side of the head.
Jong Guk misses with the head strike.
Makaki Iii digs a right hand into Jong Guk's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Jong Guk's gas tank.
Makaki Iii misses with the head strike.
Jong Guk lands a nice uppercut.
Jong Guk misses with a hook from the clinch.
Jong Guk swings wildly with an uppercut but Makaki Iii uses good head movement to avoid it.
Makaki Iii can't find room to land a body shot as Jong Guk controls the action.
Makaki Iii goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Jong Guk lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Makaki Iii or not.
A short uppercut from Makaki Iii.
Jong Guk working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A short right from Makaki Iii on the inside.
Jong Guk swings wildly with an uppercut but Makaki Iii uses good head movement to avoid it.
Makaki Iii tries to throw a body punch but Jong Guk avoids it by throwing Makaki Iii back against the cage.
Makaki Iii lands a body punch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Jong Guk.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A right handed body shot lands from Jong Guk.
Makaki Iii working aggressively here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Jong Guk manages to break the clinch.
Makaki Iii throws a leg kick but Jong Guk moved away.
Makaki Iii keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jong Guk.
Makaki Iii staying out of range there.
Jong Guk lands with an overhand left.
Jong Guk bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Makaki Iii's head.
Makaki Iii moves out of range of the body kick.
Makaki Iii tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Makaki Iii looks to throw the jab but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Makaki Iii throws out the jab.
Jong Guk throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jong Guk is looking to land body kicks.
A nice side step and Makaki Iii releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Makaki Iii tries a quick counter leg kick but Jong Guk is wise to it.
Makaki Iii slips a jab from Jong Guk.
Makaki Iii misses the jab.
Makaki Iii moves out of range of the body kick.
Makaki Iii feints a counter leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Kim Jong Guk 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.


Jong Guk scores with a hook to the body. Makaki Iii takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Makaki Iii throws a push kick but Jong Guk slaps the foot to one side.
Jong Guk throws a shot to the body.
Jong Guk slips under a jab from Makaki Iii.
Jong Guk is looking to counter with a body kick.

Jong Guk gets tackled into the cage by Makaki Iii. Makaki Iii maintains the clinch.
Makaki Iii misses with a short punch on the inside.
Makaki Iii lands a shot to the body.
Jong Guk takes a shot to the head.
Makaki Iii lands a shoulder strike.
Makaki Iii scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Makaki Iii lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Jong Guk working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Jong Guk struggles to land a body shot inside as Makaki Iii controls his hands.
Nice body punch from Jong Guk - that landed with a thud.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Makaki Iii tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Makaki Iii lands an uppercut.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Makaki Iii.
Jong Guk blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Jong Guk prevents a body shot from Makaki Iii.
Jong Guk wants to break the clinch but can't.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Still in the clinch, Makaki Iii scores with a nice short uppercut.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Makaki Iii pushes Jong Guk back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Makaki Iii gets through Jong Guk's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Jong Guk doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Makaki Iii struggles to land a body shot inside as Jong Guk controls his hands.
Makaki Iii throws a punch but it's blocked by Jong Guk.
Makaki Iii tries to throw a body punch but Jong Guk avoids it by throwing Makaki Iii back against the cage.
Makaki Iii blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Jong Guk lands a nice shot to the body.
Makaki Iii prevents a body shot from Jong Guk.
Nice body punch from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a punch but it's blocked by Makaki Iii.
Jong Guk misses with a body punch.
Makaki Iii stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Jong Guk prevents a body shot from Makaki Iii.
Jong Guk swings wildly with an uppercut but Makaki Iii uses good head movement to avoid it.
Makaki Iii is leaning against Jong Guk and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Makaki Iii can't find room to land a body shot as Jong Guk controls the action.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Makaki Iii.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk tries to break free but Makaki Iii pushes him back against the cage.
Makaki Iii blocks a body shot from Jong Guk.
A shot in the inside from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Makaki Iii's elbow.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Jong Guk.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A quick uppercut on the inside from Makaki Iii.

Jong Guk breaks the clinch.
Makaki Iii defending well as Jong Guk loads up on a big left hand.
Makaki Iii looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Makaki Iii was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Good exchange - Makaki Iii coming out on top.
Jong Guk is looking to slow Makaki Iii down with leg kicks.
Jong Guk digs a good hook to Makaki Iii's body.
Makaki Iii wants to clinch up but Jong Guk keeps it at a distance.
Makaki Iii on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Makaki Iii wants to clinch up but Jong Guk keeps it at a distance.
Makaki Iii tries to close the distance and clinch up but Jong Guk swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a shot to the body
enabling Makaki Iii to counter with a crisp jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Makaki Iii moves forwards but Jong Guk connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Makaki Iii pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Jong Guk misses with a lunging right hand
and Makaki Iii counters with a nice body shot.
Makaki Iii throws the kick towards the body but Jong Guk avoids it.
Jong Guk is looking to chop away at Makaki Iii's legs.

Makaki Iii clinches with his opponent.
Jong Guk struggles to land a body shot inside as Makaki Iii controls his hands.
Still in the clinch, Makaki Iii scores with a nice short uppercut.
Makaki Iii lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Makaki Iii lands with a light punch inside.
Makaki Iii lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Jong Guk has a couple of punches blocked by Makaki Iii.
Makaki Iii working aggressively here.
A left hand lands to the body for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk scores with a shot to the side of Makaki Iii's head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk tries a body shot but Makaki Iii blocks it.
Jong Guk fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A short right from Makaki Iii.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk tries to throw a body punch but Makaki Iii avoids it by throwing Jong Guk back against the cage.
Makaki Iii tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Jong Guk's elbow.
Makaki Iii blocking some punches.
Makaki Iii misses with a punch to the body.
A head punch on the inside from Jong Guk fails to land.
Jong Guk blocks a body shot from Makaki Iii.
Jong Guk doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Jong Guk.
Makaki Iii tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Jong Guk's elbow.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Jong Guk.
Makaki Iii scores with a shoulder strike.
A shot in the inside from Makaki Iii.
Jong Guk blocks a body shot from Makaki Iii.

Jong Guk breaks from the clinch.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Makaki Iii moves away.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Makaki Iii on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk throws a body kick that misses
and Makaki Iii connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jong Guk throws the kick towards the body but Makaki Iii avoids it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Yancy Makaki Iii 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!


Makaki Iii lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

Jong Guk is still looking wobbly from the end of the last round!
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Makaki Iii throws an overhand right that drops Jong Guk like a sack of potatoes! Makaki Iii dives in to finish the fight with more strikes and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:10 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Yancy Makaki Iii!
Yancy Makaki Iii thanked the fans post fight for their support.
The defeated Kim Jong Guk had this to say: 'Well, moving to 155 I guess unless I get my rematch........For now. Props to the New Champ, it was a tough fight for both of us.'.
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Event: Syn 566 - State of Mind     
Date:   Feb 23, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Heribert Bosch (ranked 43 p4p, 6 weight class) and Kim Jong Guk (ranked 240 p4p, 36 weight class). Bosch comes to the cage accompanied by Oktoberfest. Jong Guk has chosen Jiu Jitsu as his entrance music. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

182 cm
27
175 lbs
18 - 5 - 1
180 cm
30
178 lbs
22 - 10 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Dauntless
Aspire Clothing

Urban Fighter
Aspire Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Heribert Bosch!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Percy O'Donnell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jong Guk dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Jong Guk scores with a nice right hand.
Jong Guk has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Bosch is landing a low percentage of strikes.
A slow jab from Bosch misses its intended target.
Jong Guk cracks the inside of Bosch's front leg.
Jong Guk will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Bosch throws a jab when Jong Guk was well out of range.
Bosch throws an off balance right hand
and Jong Guk counters with a left to the body.
Bosch walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Jong Guk works Bosch's body with a nice hook.
Bosch takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Jong Guk misses with an attempted mid kick.
Bosch on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Guk. Jong Guk obviously looking to wear him down.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jong Guk takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Bosch throws a wild body kick that Jong Guk sees coming a mile off.
Jong Guk takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Jong Guk blocks a low kick nicely.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick as Bosch jumps back.
Bosch on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Guk. Jong Guk obviously looking to wear him down.
Jong Guk finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
An attempted straight right counter from Bosch misses the target.
Jong Guk throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Bosch.
Bosch checks the leg kick.
Jong Guk fakes the leg kick and cracks Bosch in the body.
Jab from Bosch.
Bosch scores with a sloppy right hand. Jong Guk should have avoided that one.
Bosch looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Bosch misses the shot to the body.
A bone on bone clash there as Jong Guk blocks the leg kick.
Jong Guk moves away from the strike by Bosch.
Jong Guk throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Bosch on the side of the head.
Jong Guk buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk lands with a cross.
Jong Guk motions for Bosch to come forward. Jong Guk throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bosch throws a good cross that connects.
Bosch throws a looping overhand right but Jong Guk ducks down to avoid it.
Jong Guk misses with a straight right.
Jong Guk throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Bosch stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Bosch.
Bosch throws a nice head kick!
Bosch walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Jong Guk checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Bosch uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Bosch missing with a left hand there. Jong Guk was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Jong Guk is looking to score with low kicks.
Bosch takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Bosch takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Jong Guk throws a wild body kick that Bosch sees coming a mile off.
Jong Guk thows a left - swing and a miss!
Jong Guk lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
A clash of legs there as Bosch blocks the low kick.
Jong Guk thuds his shin into the meat of Bosch's side.
Jong Guk scores with the left hand. Bosch knows he should have avoided that one.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Bosch strikes.
Bosch throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk delivers a nice body kick.
Bosch checks the leg kick.
Bosch moves out of range as Jong Guk strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk wants to slow Bosch down by chopping away at his legs.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Jong Guk connects with a looping right hand.
Jong Guk fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Jong Guk is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Bosch had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jong Guk. That's going to slow Bosch down.
Bosch looks to throw the jab but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Jong Guk avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Jong Guk keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Bosch.
Jong Guk on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
A big left from Bosch misses.
Bosch on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Guk. Jong Guk obviously looking to wear him down.
Jong Guk walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Bosch checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A telegraphed right hand from Bosch misses the target.
Jong Guk wants to counter the offense by Bosch and move into the clinch position.
Jong Guk throws a low kick, looking for Bosch's leg but Bosch calmly moves out of range.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Bosch's head backwards.
Jong Guk throws a hook but Bosch blocks it.
Jong Guk throws out a loose jab but Bosch uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jong Guk scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Bosch is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Bosch throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Bosch throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick.
A little feinted left hand from Bosch on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Bosch sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Bosch throws a looping overhand right but Jong Guk ducks down to avoid it.
Jong Guk fakes the leg kick and cracks Bosch in the body.
Jong Guk comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Bosch throws out a loose jab but Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jong Guk blocks the body kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Bosch does a little dance to reset his feet.
A cross from Bosch lands.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but it's checked well by Bosch.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Bosch lands with a cross.
Bosch throws a hook but Jong Guk blocks it.
A left lands for Bosch.
Bosch checks a low kick from Jong Guk.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Bosch just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Bosch moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Jong Guk connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jong Guk. That's going to slow Bosch down.
A good leg kick by Bosch.
Bosch slips under a jab.
Bosch walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Jong Guk misses the jab.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Bosch.
Jong Guk keeps the fight on the outside.
Bosch walks into a stiff left hand from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk jabs Bosch to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Bosch paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be getting the better of the standup.
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!
Bosch moves out of range as Jong Guk strikes.
Bosch throws a nice outside leg kick.
Bosch throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Bosch throws a body kick.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bosch moves away.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Bosch cracks a nice hook into Jong Guk's ribs.
Jong Guk 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.
Jong Guk lands with a shot to the body.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Bosch, right into the meat.
Bosch moves out of range as Jong Guk throws a body kick.
As Jong Guk backs away, Bosch returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Bosch checks it well.
Jong Guk swings widly with a right hand
and Bosch counters with a nice uppercut.
Jong Guk listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Bosch throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Bosch steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Jong Guk. That one must have hurt.
Bosch lands with a good body shot.
Bosch scores with a hook.
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!
Bosch just misses with a punch to the body.
Bosch throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jong Guk scores with a nice right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bosch takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Jong Guk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Jong Guk throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Bosch sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jong Guk lands with a kick to the ribs.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Bosch might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
The fighters circling - Jong Guk throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Bosch misses with a body kick.
Bosch on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Bosch wants to slow Jong Guk down by chopping away at his legs.
Jong Guk circles away from the clinch attempt.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Bosch is out of range.
Bosch pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Bosch lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Bosch slips under a jab.
Bosch scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Bosch looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Jong Guk throws a good cross that connects.
The fighters circling - Bosch throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Bosch throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bosch throws a body shot but no joy.
Bosch throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Jong Guk flicks out a counter leg kick but Bosch steps away.
Bosch throws out a powerful jab.
Jong Guk is looking to score with low kicks.
Jong Guk misses with a looping left.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Bosch is looking to score with low kicks.
The fight stays on the outside here - Bosch looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Bosch throws an ugly left hook that misses

and Jong Guk counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Jong Guk.
A short right from Jong Guk.
Bosch tries to work over Jong Guk's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Bosch lands with a short head shot on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Jong Guk.
Bosch misses with a body punch.
A head punch on the inside from Bosch fails to land.
Bosch will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
A shot in the inside from Jong Guk.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bosch prevents a body shot from Jong Guk.

Jong Guk breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Bosch ducks under a wild hook from Jong Guk.
An attempted straight right counter from Bosch misses the target.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Bosch 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 Jong Guk has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Jong Guk and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Bosch thumps Jong Guk with a low kick.
Bosch misses with a wild body shot.
Bosch throws a shot from downtown. Jong Guk moves away and avoids it.
Jong Guk looks to land a body kick but Bosch moved away.
Jong Guk ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Bosch waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jong Guk.
Jong Guk connects with a single shot there.
That kick from Jong Guk tenderised Bosch's leg. Bosch is trying to keep his angry face on.
Bosch uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jong Guk.
Bosch drops his hands momentarily and Jong Guk takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk throws a big shot that misses.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bosch manages to avoid it.
Bosch was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Jong Guk scores with a jab.
Bosch misses with a kick to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk 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!


Bosch bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jong Guk misses with a looping left.
Bosch throws a hook but Jong Guk blocks it.
Jong Guk misses with a kick to the body.
Bosch lands with an overhand left.
Bosch throws out a loose jab but Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid it.
Bosch blocks a leg kick.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Bosch just misses with a punch to the body.
Nice defenses there by Jong Guk.
Bosch throws a leg kick but Jong Guk sees it coming and checks it nicely.
A cross from Jong Guk lands.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bosch uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A low kick from Jong Guk is predictable there
and Bosch counters with a big head kick but Jong Guk shrugs it off.
Jong Guk throws a push kick but Bosch slaps the foot to one side.
Jong Guk circles away from the clinch attempt.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick
and Bosch counters with a low kick, right behind Jong Guk 's knee.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bosch with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Jong Guk thows a leg kick but Bosch checks it
and Bosch counters with a stiff right hand.
Jong Guk misses with a looping left.
Bosch moves out of range of the strikes.
Bosch misses with an uppercut.
Bosch comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Jong Guk staying out of range there.
Jong Guk lets loose with a powerful body kick. Bosch will feel that in the morning.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.
Bosch's jab looks to have found its range, popping Jong Guk under the eye.
Bosch throws a shot from downtown. Jong Guk moves away and avoids it.
Jong Guk has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Bosch.
Jong Guk misses with a jab to the body
and Bosch connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jong Guk scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bosch lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Bosch misses with a body kick.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Bosch sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Heribert Bosch has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Bosch feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Jong Guks jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Bosch defending well as Jong Guk loads up on a big left hand.
It looked like Bosch wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Jong Guk misses with a looping left.
Bosch misses with an uppercut.
Jong Guk looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Jong Guk throws a right hand that misses
and Bosch counters with a stiff right hand.
Bosch misses with a hook.
Bosch moves out of range as Jong Guk throws a body kick.
Bosch throws a hook to the side of Jong Guk's head but Jong Guk sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Bosch is out of range.
Bosch uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Jong Guk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Jong Guk loads up on a big right hand but Bosch slips the punch.
Jong Guk on the wrong end of a nice hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Bosch fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Bosch scores with a nice body kick.
Jong Guk throws a shot from downtown. Bosch moves away and avoids it.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut. Bosch saw that one coming.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Bosch swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Jong Guk has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Nice uppercut lands for Bosch. That snapped Jong Guk's head back.
Jong Guk uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bosch.
Bosch throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Bosch keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Bosch.
Bosch misses with a hook. Jong Guk ducked under it nicely.
Bosch lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Kim Jong Guk 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.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Bosch.
Bosch steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk tests Bosch's chin there with a solid looking shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jong Guk fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Bosch is just out of range.
Bosch ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.

Bosch rushes Jong Guk and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Jong Guk has a couple of punches blocked by Bosch.
Jong Guk goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Jong Guk scores with a nice hook to the head.
Jong Guk lands a hook to the side of the head.
Bosch scores with a shoulder strike.
Jong Guk misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk has a couple of punches blocked by Bosch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Bosch wants to break free but Jong Guk has control.
Jong Guk lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Bosch blocks a punch to the side of the head.

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 Heribert Bosch.
Well Jong Guk has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Guk!

During a confident post fight interview, Kim Jong Guk thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: Syn 564 - Invasion     
Date:   Feb 10, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Tarkhan Naranbaatar (ranked 505 p4p, 72 weight class) and Kim Jong Guk (ranked 352 p4p, 51 weight class). Naranbaatar comes to the cage accompanied by Batzorig Vaanchig. Jong Guk has chosen Jiu Jitsu 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.

178 cm
28
176 lbs
13 - 9 - 0
180 cm
30
178 lbs
21 - 10 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
Bullet Proof System

Urban Fighter
Aspire Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Tarkhan Naranbaatar!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, Andrew Berry and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Naranbaatar shoots in looking for a takedown. Jong Guk tries to sprawl out of it but Naranbaatar keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Jong Guk manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Naranbaatar lands a nice shot that snaps Jong Guk's head back.
Naranbaatar doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Naranbaatar does a little dance to reset his feet.
A left lands for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lets loose with a powerful body kick. Naranbaatar will feel that in the morning.
Naranbaatar throws a chopping leg kick but Jong Guk manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Jong Guk connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Naranbaatar moves out of range as Jong Guk throws a body kick.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk lands a nice shot to the body.
Jong Guk misses with a looping right.
A slow jab from Jong Guk misses its intended target.
Naranbaatar takes a swing at Jong Guk's ribcage but misses.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Naranbaatar manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk slips under a jab from Naranbaatar.
Jong Guk is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Naranbaatar rather than just go for the knockout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Jong Guk takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Naranbaatar delivers a nice body kick.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands with a nice body kick.
Jong Guk scores with a shot to the body.
Naranbaatar swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Nice defenses there by Naranbaatar.
A swing and a miss from Jong Guk.
Naranbaatar tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Naranbaatar.
Naranbaatar pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Naranbaatar walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Jong Guk checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Jong Guk misses with a straight left.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut. Naranbaatar saw that one coming.
Jong Guk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Jong Guk steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Naranbaatar.
Jong Guk thuds his right hand into Naranbaatar's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Naranbaatar misses with an uppercut
and Jong Guk counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
We've been hearing reports that Naranbaatar has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Jong Guk swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Jong Guk lands with a nice body punch.
An inside leg kick lands from Jong Guk.
Naranbaatar blocks a jab.
Naranbaatar fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Kim Jong Guk is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Jong Guk looks to land a body kick but Naranbaatar moved away.
Jong Guk rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Naranbaatar counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Jong Guk thinking.
Jong Guk misses with a straight right.
Naranbaatar uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Naranbaatar moves out of range.
Jong Guk tries to score with a low kick but Naranbaatar moves his leg out of the way.
A bone on bone clash there as Naranbaatar blocks the leg kick.
Some bone on bone action there as Jong Guk checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jong Guk wants to counter the offense by Naranbaatar and move into the clinch position.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Naranbaatar was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
A decent looking cross lands there for Naranbaatar.
Naranbaatar misses with a looping right.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick that is checked

and Naranbaatar counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Naranbaatar stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Jong Guk swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Jong Guk is looking to stand up but Naranbaatar isn't so interested in that idea.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk keeping full guard, as Naranbaatar tries to pass.
Jong Guk is looking to stand up but Naranbaatar isn't so interested in that idea.

Jong Guk pushes Naranbaatar off and gets back to his feet.
Naranbaatar lands a jab to Jong Guk's midsection.
Nice straight punches there by Jong Guk. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Jong Guk.
Naranbaatar looks for the body kick but Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick
and Naranbaatar counters with a nice uppercut.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Naranbaatar does a little dance to reset his feet.
Naranbaatar on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Jong Guk lands the left hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Good standup being displayed there by Naranbaatar as he connects with a hook.
Jong Guk misses with a kick to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jong Guk fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Naranbaatar misses with a straight right.
Jong Guk tries to counter by closing the distance.
Naranbaatar takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Naranbaatar strikes.
Naranbaatar throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Naranbaatar sets himself, and Jong Guk steps forward looking for the clinch! Naranbaatar avoids it this time.
Jong Guk throws a sloppy body shot
and Naranbaatar counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Naranbaatar throws a leg kick but Jong Guk sees it coming and moves out of range.
Jong Guk tries to counter by closing the distance.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Jong Guk. Naranbaatar shrugs it off though.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Naranbaatar moves out of range.
Jong Guk with a body punch. A glancing blow.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Naranbaatar throws a hook but Jong Guk avoids it easily.
Jong Guk cracks Naranbaatar with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Jong Guk misses with the body kick
and Naranbaatar counters with a right hand to the body.
Naranbaatar jabs at Jong Guk's body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Naranbaatar bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A little feinted left hand from Naranbaatar on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot
and Naranbaatar counters with a solid body kick.

Naranbaatar shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Jong Guk manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Jong Guk wants to get back to his feet but Naranbaatar is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Naranbaatar trying to control but Jong Guk is working from the bottom.
Jong Guk has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Naranbaatar advances to half guard.
Jong Guk is looking for a sweep. Naranbaatar 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.
Naranbaatar missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Jong Guk pushes Naranbaatar off looking to stand but Naranbaatar dives back in and keeps control.
Naranbaatar trying to control from half guard but Jong Guk is working away.
Naranbaatar performing his best blanket impression for a moment.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk looks like he's trying to stand up.
Naranbaatar is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Naranbaatar looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Jong Guk really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Naranbaatar. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.

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.

Naranbaatar wants to work for an arm triangle but Jong Guk is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Jong Guk looks like he's trying to stand up.
Jong Guk is looking for a sweep. Naranbaatar is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Naranbaatar trying to control the action but Jong Guk is working from the bottom.
Naranbaatar wants to pass to mount but Jong Guk is defending the position.
Naranbaatar is trying to control the action in half guard but Jong Guk is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Naranbaatar uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws the left hand but Naranbaatar avoids the punch easily.
Jong Guk is looking to chop away at Naranbaatar's legs.
Jong Guk checks a low kick from Naranbaatar.
Naranbaatar has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a right hand that misses
and Naranbaatar counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Jong Guk thinking.
Naranbaatar throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A combination from Naranbaatar does no damage.
Jong Guk defending well as Naranbaatar loads up on a big left hand.
Naranbaatar closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Jong Guk misses with a straight right.
Naranbaatar appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Naranbaatar throws a leg kick but Jong Guk moved away.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Naranbaatar connects with a jab.
A solid body kick from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
The crowd cheers as Jong Guk lands an impressive looking overhand right. Naranbaatar doesn't seem phased though.
Naranbaatar will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Naranbaatar checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Naranbaatar manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Naranbaatar ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Guk moves away.
Jong Guk misses with a body kick.
Jong Guk lands a body shot.
Jong Guk slips under a jab from Naranbaatar.

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!
Naranbaatar defending well as Jong Guk loads up on a big left hand.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Naranbaatar 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 Jong Guk has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Jong Guk and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Naranbaatar moves away.
Naranbaatar throws a wild body kick that Jong Guk sees coming a mile off.
Jong Guk misses with a jab to the body
and Naranbaatar counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jong Guk cracks the inside of Naranbaatar's front leg.
Jong Guk scores with a crisp jab that stopped Naranbaatar in his tracks.
A good leg kick by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Naranbaatar turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk needs to keep his hands up - Naranbaatar had a free shot at his head there.
Naranbaatar 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.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Naranbaatar scores with a sloppy right hand. Jong Guk should have avoided that one.
Jong Guk misses with a kick to the body.
Jong Guk scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Jong Guk is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Naranbaatar.
Naranbaatar feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Jong Guk's calf.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Kim Jong Guk will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Naranbaatar's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Jong Guk moves into range and connects with a jab.
Naranbaatar avoids a kick to the body.
Jong Guk throws a jab but it's blocked by Naranbaatar.
Jong Guk throws a lazy right hand but Naranbaatar sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jong Guk will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Naranbaatar on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Guk. Jong Guk obviously looking to wear him down.
The fighters circle momentarily. Naranbaatar darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Jong Guk takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Naranbaatar uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Tarkhan Naranbaatar has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Jong Guk misses with a hook. Naranbaatar ducked under it nicely.
Jong Guk getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A solid body kick from Jong Guk.
Naranbaatar lands a jab.
An inside leg kick lands from Jong Guk.
Naranbaatar connects with a solid 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!
Jong Guk loads up on a big right hand but Naranbaatar slips the punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Naranbaatar appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Jong Guk is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Naranbaatar.
As Jong Guk backs away, Naranbaatar returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Naranbaatar connects with a nice looking jab.
Nice uppercut lands for Jong Guk. That snapped Naranbaatar's head back.
Naranbaatar avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk looks to land a body kick but Naranbaatar moved away.
Naranbaatar blocks a leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a half hearted mid kick.
Jong Guk blocks a jab.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Naranbaatar sees it coming and moves out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Naranbaatar does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Jong Guk jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Naranbaatar takes one on the button.
Jong Guk lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Naranbaatar at a distance.
Naranbaatar bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Jong Guk's head backwards.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Naranbaatar moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Naranbaatar bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Naranbaatar swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Naranbaatar throws out a loose jab but Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Naranbaatar throws a body kick.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Jong Guk works the jab nicely.
Jong Guk throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jong Guk displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Naranbaatar throws out the jab.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Naranbaatar manages to avoid it.
A left lands for Naranbaatar.
Jong Guk misses with a straight left.
Jong Guk misses with a straight right.
A jab lands there for Naranbaatar.
A clash of legs there as Jong Guk blocks the low kick.
A bone on bone clash there as Jong Guk blocks the leg kick.
Jong Guk lands with a straight right. Naranbaatar didn't see that one coming.
Naranbaatar looks to land a body kick but Jong Guk moved away.
Jong Guk blocks a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk feints and then cracks Naranbaatar's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Naranbaatar down.
Naranbaatar punishes Jong Guk's body with a nice straight punch.
Naranbaatar doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Jong Guk connects with a good right hand that stumbles Naranbaatar. Naranbaatar circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Naranbaatar.
Naranbaatar with a nice cross.
Jong Guk blocks a low kick nicely.
Jong Guk slips a jab and a cross from Naranbaatar.
Jong Guk leaves Naranbaatar with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Naranbaatar jabs at Jong Guk's body.
Jong Guk lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Naranbaatar at a distance.
Naranbaatar connects with a single shot there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Naranbaatar with a hook.
Naranbaatar throws a looping overhand right but Jong Guk ducks down to avoid it.
Kim Jong Guk 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.
Jong Guk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Naranbaatar is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Jong Guk lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Naranbaatar at a distance.
Jong Guk throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Naranbaatar on the side of the head.
Jong Guk scores with a sloppy right hand. Naranbaatar should have avoided that one.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk looks for the body kick but Naranbaatar saw that one coming.
Jong Guk throws the kick towards the body but Naranbaatar avoids it.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Naranbaatar misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk lands with an overhand left.
Jong Guk walks into a straight right hand from Naranbaatar.
Naranbaatar takes one on the chin but seems OK.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk throws a front kick that sends Naranbaatar stumbling back into the cage.
Jong Guk throws a lazy right hand but Naranbaatar sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Naranbaatar fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk throws out a counter right but Naranbaatar avoids it with no problem.
Jong Guk scores with a push kick.
Jong Guk looks to land a left hand but Naranbaatar moved out of range nicely.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kim Jong Guk comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Jong Guk 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 Steven Brown scores the fight 28:30
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 27:30
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Guk!

Kim Jong Guk 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: Syn 560 - Hell to Pay     
Date:   Jan 13, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Ulrik Meyer (ranked 350 p4p, 53 weight class) and Kim Jong Guk (ranked 159 p4p, 23 weight class). Jong Guk has chosen Jiu Jitsu as his entrance music. Kim Jong Guk has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Ulrik Meyer's chin.

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178 lbs
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Ulrik Meyer!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Paul Tew and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Meyer misses with a low kick.
Meyer takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Meyer does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk jabs at Meyer's body.
Meyer connects with a looping right hand.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Meyer moves out of range.
Meyer moves into range and connects with a jab.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Jong Guk - that will leave a mark!
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.
Meyer misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot.
Jong Guk lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Meyer lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Meyer is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Meyer uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk moves forwards but Meyer connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Jong Guk tried to score with a low kick but Meyer checks it.
Jong Guk cracks Meyer with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Some bone on bone action there as Meyer checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Meyer is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Meyer wants to clinch up but Jong Guk keeps it at a distance.
Jong Guk tries to counter by closing the distance.
Jong Guk connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Meyer sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Jong Guk is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Jong Guk throws a chopping leg kick but Meyer manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Jong Guk wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Some wild striking there from Meyer.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but Meyer moves out of range easily.
Meyer half committed to a counter leg kick.
Jong Guk connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Meyer's hands.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Meyer checks a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk lands a nice looking body shot.
A jab from Jong Guk misses.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Meyer checks it.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Meyer is just out of range.
Jong Guk jabs Meyer to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Jong Guk jabs Meyer to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Meyer has been working on his boxing with his coaches at AK Beasties in the buildup to the fight.
Jong Guk throws a shot from downtown. Meyer moves away and avoids it.
Meyer throws a counter high kick but Jong Guk was just alert enough to avoid it.
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.
Meyer throws a quick inside leg kick.
Meyer lands a jab to the nose.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut
and Meyer connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jong Guk checks a leg kick nicely.
Jong Guk tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Meyer is able to avoid easily.
Meyer just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk digs a good body shot into Meyer's ribs.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Meyer moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Meyer stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jong Guk.
Meyer takes one to the chin there.
Jong Guk has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Jong Guk blocks the body kick.
Nice shot lands for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk delivers a nice body kick.
Jong Guk connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Jong Guk lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Jong Guk scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Jong Guk takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Meyer throws a low kick but Jong Guk moves out of range easily.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Meyer on the side of the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Some bone on bone action there as Meyer checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Meyer throws a hook to the side of Jong Guk's head but Jong Guk sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Nice cross by Meyer.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Meyer.
Meyer tries a head kick but it misses.
Meyer on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Guk. Jong Guk obviously looking to wear him down.
Jong Guk tried to score with a low kick but Meyer checks it.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Meyer 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 Jong Guk has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Jong Guk and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Meyer throws a body kick.
Jong Guk keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut.
Meyer tried to counter with a leg kick but Jong Guk avoided it.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick that knocks Meyer off balance momentarily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Meyer. Jong Guk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Meyer misses with a body punch
and Jong Guk counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Meyer throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Meyer misses with a few strikes there.
Jong Guk misses with a looping left.
Meyer appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Some bone on bone action there as Meyer checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jong Guk slips a straight right by Meyer.
Nice defenses there by Meyer.
Meyer misses with a body kick.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick from Meyer.
Jong Guk scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Jong Guk has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Meyer has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jong Guk.
Meyer lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Meyer lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Meyer scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Jong Guk doesn't seem bothered though.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Meyer throws a front kick aimed at Jong Guk's knee but Jong Guk avoids it well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Meyer lands a lovely overhand right.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jong Guk connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Meyer is looking to chop away at Jong Guk's legs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Meyer is out of range.
Jong Guk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Jong Guk throws an off balance right hand
and Meyer counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Jong Guk blocks a jab.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
A little feinted left hand from Meyer on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Meyer on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Jong Guk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Meyer.
Meyer throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot
and Meyer counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Meyer throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk tries to bum rush Meyer with a series of wild strikes but Meyer uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Jong Guk is looking to chop away at Meyer's legs.
Meyer blocks a jab.
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
Meyer doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jong Guk lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Meyer. That did some damage!

Jong Guk tries to keep at a distance but Meyer has taken the fight into the clinch.
Meyer throws a punch but it's blocked by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk is trying to break free.
Meyer misses with a hook from the clinch.
Meyer misses with a short punch on the inside.

Jong Guk breaks from the clinch.
Meyer closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
A telegraphed right hand from Meyer misses the target.
Jong Guk is looking to chop away at Meyer's legs.
Meyer lands a leg kick that knocks Jong Guk off balance momentarily.
A slow jab from Jong Guk misses its intended target.
Meyer steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Meyer slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Meyer has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Meyer there as he acknowledges the shot.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Meyer on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Meyer jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Jong Guk dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Meyer.
Jong Guk lands with a right hand.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. Meyer looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Meyer looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Some bone on bone action there as Jong Guk checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Meyer. That did some damage!
Jong Guk works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Meyer on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Guk. Jong Guk obviously looking to wear him down.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jong Guk tries a low kick but Meyer avoids it.
Meyer takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Meyer changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Meyer moves out of range of the body kick.
Meyer throwing a counter right hand but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Meyer throws a head kick but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Jong Guk, as that shot connected.
Meyer fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Meyer moves away.
Nice defenses there by Meyer.
Meyer swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Jong Guk lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk takes one to the chin there.
A leg kick checked by Meyer.
Meyer swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Meyer scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Meyer throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Meyer throws a leg kick that misses.
Jong Guk lands with a cross.
Meyer slips a jab from Jong Guk.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Meyer misses with a jab, cross combination.
Ulrik Meyer has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Meyer has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jong Guk.
Meyer looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
The crowd cheers as Meyer lands an impressive looking overhand right. Jong Guk doesn't seem phased though.
Jong Guk lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Jong Guk fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Meyer has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Jong Guk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Meyer lunges at Jong Guk with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Jong Guk's hand.
Meyer feints and then cracks Jong Guk's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jong Guk down.
Meyer keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Meyer throws a lazy right hand but Jong Guk sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jong Guk keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jong Guk.
Meyer keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jong Guk.
Meyer is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Jong Guk thumps Meyer with a low kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.
Meyer takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Jong Guk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Jong Guk digs a good hook to Meyer's body.
Meyer moves forwards but Jong Guk connects with a nice, crisp jab.
The fighters circle momentarily. Jong Guk darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Meyer moves out of range of the body kick.
Jong Guk moves away from the strike by Meyer.
A little jabbing left from Jong Guk on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Jong Guk lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Meyer thumps Jong Guk with a low kick.
Jong Guk paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A slow jab from Meyer misses its intended target.
Meyer keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Meyer walks into a left hand.
Meyer tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Meyer.
Jong Guk fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Meyer was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Meyer closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Jong Guk misses with a straight left.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Jong Guk fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Meyer has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Jong Guk tries to move into range but Meyer moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Jong Guk misses with an attempted mid kick.
Jong Guk takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Jong Guk tries to land a body kick
and Meyer counters with a good low kick that Jong Guk was not able to check.
Jong Guk fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Meyer 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 Jong Guk has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Jong Guk and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Meyer on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Meyer throws a jab when Jong Guk was well out of range.
A low kick from Jong Guk is predictable there
letting Meyer counter with a right hand.
Meyer takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Jong Guk throws a lazy right hand but Meyer sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jong Guk slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Meyer keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

Jong Guk is rocked!
Meyer fakes the leg kick and throws a superman punch. It's knocked Jong Guk out cold! Brutal finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:36 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Superman Punch). Ulrik Meyer!
An intense looking Ulrik Meyer took to the microphone post fight and gave a little speech: 'Stunned, thought he would kick my butt again.'.
The defeated Kim Jong Guk had this to say: 'Well, moving to 155 I guess unless I get my rematch........For now. Props to the New Champ, it was a tough fight for both of us.'.
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Event: Syn 557 - Revolve     
Date:   Dec 22, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Kim Jong Guk (ranked 251 p4p, 38 weight class) and Phol Murhaa (ranked 302 p4p, 46 weight class). Jong Guk comes to the cage accompanied by Jiu Jitsu. The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 10 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Phol Murhaa!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Jack Bonds and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Murhaa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Jong Guk looks to land a left hand but Murhaa moved out of range nicely.
Jong Guk thumps Murhaa with a low kick.
Murhaa throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk scores with a hook to the body. Murhaa takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Murhaa ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Guk moves away.
Murhaa throws a nice inside leg kick.
Jong Guk misses with a straight right.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jong Guk.
Murhaa lands with a straight right. Jong Guk didn't see that one coming.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jong Guk.
Murhaa takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Murhaa slips under a jab from Jong Guk.
Murhaa wants to counter with a clinch but Jong Guk pushes him away.
Jong Guk changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Murhaa staying out of range there.
Murhaa takes a swing at Jong Guk's ribcage but misses.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Murhaa misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jong Guk.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk 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 Murhaa has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Murhaa and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Murhaa 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.
Jong Guk swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Murhaa takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Jong Guk goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Jong Guk looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Murhaa uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Murhaa's head backwards.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick which misses Murhaa's front leg but catches the back leg as Murhaa tries to avoid it.
Jong Guk throws a low kick, looking for Murhaa's leg but Murhaa calmly moves out of range.
Murhaa throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Murhaa sizes up Jong Guk with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Some bone on bone action there as Jong Guk checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jong Guk thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Murhaa if he has to take too many more of those.
Jong Guk throws a big shot that misses.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Jong Guk.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Murhaa drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Murhaa throws a body kick.
Murhaa misses with a low kick as Jong Guk jumps back.
Jong Guk with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Murhaa to score with a decent uppercut.
Jong Guk lands a nice leg kick that just misses Murhaa's sensitive parts.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circle momentarily. Jong Guk darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Murhaa is looking to clinch.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Murhaa walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the strikes.
Murhaa tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Murhaa.
Jong Guk attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but Murhaa moves out of range easily.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but Jong Guk checks it.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Murhaa fails to land with a series of punches.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Murhaa jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jong Guk swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Jong Guk avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Murhaa lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Murhaa lets loose with a powerful body kick. Jong Guk will feel that in the morning.
Murhaa waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jong Guk.
Murhaa uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk digs a good hook to Murhaa's body.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jong Guk. That's going to slow Murhaa down.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa throws a lazy right hand but Jong Guk sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jong Guk throws a chopping leg kick but Murhaa manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Murhaa stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jong Guk.
Murhaa tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Good work by Jong Guk as he checks the leg kick.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but Jong Guk sees it coming and moves out of range.
Jong Guk lands with a right hand.
Jong Guk scores with a sloppy right hand. Murhaa should have avoided that one.
Jong Guk swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Murhaa checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk throws an overhand right that lands on Murhaa's shoulder, as Murhaa tries to avoid the shot.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
A big left from Murhaa misses.
It looked like Jong Guk wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Murhaa avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick.
Jong Guk ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Murhaa catches Jong Guk with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Murhaa throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Murhaa waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jong Guk.
A nice leg kick lands there from Murhaa.
Jong Guk walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Murhaa checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Murhaa keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jong Guk.
Murhaa throws the kick towards the body but Jong Guk avoids it.
Jong Guk throws a low kick, looking for Murhaa's leg but Murhaa calmly moves out of range.
Murhaa misses with a left hand

and Jong Guk counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Jong Guk.
Murhaa throws a head punch that misses.
Murhaa makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Jong Guk misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa misses with a knee strike.
Jong Guk lands a body shot.

Jong Guk's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Murhaa blocks a jab.
It seemed like Murhaa was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nice defenses there by Murhaa.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Murhaa moves away.
Murhaa loads up on a big right hand but Jong Guk slips the punch.
Murhaa avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Murhaa takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk 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.


A slow jab from Jong Guk misses its intended target.
Murhaa's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Jong Guk - that will leave a mark!
Murhaa closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Jong Guk lands a jab to Murhaa's midsection.
Jong Guk cracks a nice hook into Murhaa's ribs.
Murhaa scores with a crisp jab that stopped Jong Guk in his tracks.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Murhaa takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A bone on bone clash there as Murhaa blocks the leg kick.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick that knocks Murhaa off balance momentarily.
Murhaa throws the left hand but Jong Guk avoids the punch easily.
Jong Guk chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Murhaa looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Murhaa misses with a looping left.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Murhaa throws a hook but Jong Guk blocks it.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Murhaa checks a leg kick.
Murhaa on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Jong Guk blocks a jab.
Jong Guk seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Murhaa throws a big shot that misses.
Murhaa throws a low kick but it's checked well by Jong Guk.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jong Guk.
A slow jab from Jong Guk misses its intended target.
Murhaa takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Jong Guk lands with a shot to the body.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Murhaa throws a right hand that Jong Guk ducks under and follows up with a left that Jong Guk also avoids with ease.
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Jong Guk jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Murhaa checks a low kick from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Murhaa is just out of range.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Jong Guk fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Murhaa is out of range.
Jong Guk is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Murhaa can do to turn this around?
Jong Guk jabs Murhaa to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A bone on bone clash there as Murhaa blocks the leg kick.
Jong Guk thows a leg kick but Murhaa checks it
and Murhaa counters with a stiff right hand.
Jong Guk scores with a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa wants to land a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Murhaa takes one on the button.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Murhaa checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Good leg kick by Jong Guk there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Murhaa throws the left hand but Jong Guk avoids the punch easily.
Jong Guk scores with a nice strike.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
Murhaa on the wrong end of a nice jab.
A nice leg kick lands there from Murhaa.
The fighters circling - Murhaa throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A jab from Murhaa misses.
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.
Murhaa misses with an uppercut.
Murhaa works the jab nicely.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Jong Guk will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Murhaa throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Jong Guk throws a shot from downtown. Murhaa moves away and avoids it.
Jong Guk wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Murhaa moves out of range.
Murhaa ducks right into an uppercut from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk tries to work over Murhaa's front leg with a kick but Murhaa checks it.
Murhaa throws a low kick, looking for Jong Guk's leg but Jong Guk calmly moves out of range.
Jong Guk fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Murhaa is out of range.
Murhaa is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Jong Guk throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Murhaa.
Jong Guk jabs at Murhaa's body.
Murhaa throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Murhaa takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Jong Guk throws a low kick, looking for Murhaa's leg but Murhaa calmly moves out of range.
Murhaa takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Murhaa misses with a low kick as Jong Guk jumps back.
Jong Guk wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Jong Guk throws a jab when Murhaa was well out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa lands an overhand right.
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!
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Murhaa.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot that sends Murhaa's belly button to the back.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Murhaa misses with a kick to the body.
Jong Guk throws a front kick aimed at Murhaa's knee but Murhaa avoids it well.
Donk. Jong Guk catches Murhaa right on the button with a cross.
Jong Guk misses with a hook.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Murhaa checks it well.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Nice defenses there by Jong Guk.
A telegraphed right hand from Murhaa misses the target.
As Murhaa tries to get set, Jong Guk tries to push him back and clinch up but Murhaa manages to avoid the attempt.
The fighters circling - Jong Guk throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Murhaa takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the head.
Murhaa has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Murhaa goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Murhaa misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Murhaa doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Murhaa thumps Jong Guk with a low kick.

Murhaa clinches up against the cage.
Jong Guk has a couple of punches blocked by Murhaa.
Murhaa prevents a body shot from Jong Guk.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Jong Guk.
Murhaa struggles to land a body shot inside as Jong Guk controls his hands.
Jong Guk fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Murhaa lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

Jong Guk breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Jong Guk is looking to land body kicks.
Nice defenses there by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk connects with a nice looking jab.
Jong Guk misses with an attempted mid kick.
Jong Guk sets himself, and Murhaa steps forward looking for the clinch! Jong Guk avoids it this time.
Murhaa looks to score with a jab to the body but Jong Guk is just out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Murhaa.
That kick from Jong Guk tenderised Murhaa's leg. Murhaa is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jong Guk jabs Murhaa right on the nose. Murhaa blinks but takes it well.
Murhaa goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Jong Guk misses the target.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Kim Jong Guk is winning the standup battle so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Jong Guk takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Murhaa darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Murhaa cracks Jong Guk with an open hand slap.
Murhaa misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Murhaa is just out of range.
Murhaa follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Good work by Murhaa as he checks the leg kick.
Murhaa steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
A telegraphed right hand from Murhaa misses the target.
Murhaa misses with a leg kick.
Murhaa finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Jong Guk missing with a left hand there. Murhaa was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Murhaa looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Jong Guk cracks the inside of Murhaa's front leg.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Murhaa.
Murhaa tried to score with a low kick but Jong Guk checks it.
Murhaa scores with a spinning back kick!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Good exchange - Jong Guk coming out on top.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jong Guk thows a body kick. Murhaa tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Jong Guk misses with a looping right.
Jong Guk tries a low kick but Murhaa avoids it.
Jong Guk thumps Murhaa with a low kick.
Jong Guk throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Jong Guk lands with a kick to the ribs.
Jong Guk lands a front kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Jong Guk.
A leg kick checked by Murhaa.
Nice body kick from Murhaa.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Murhaa misses with a looping left.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but Jong Guk sees it coming and moves out of range.
Murhaa throws a jab when Jong Guk was well out of range.
Jong Guk is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Murhaa.
Decent striking displayed by Jong Guk there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.
Jong Guk takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Murhaa takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Murhaa lands a jab to the nose.
Murhaa takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Jong Guk throws a nice inside leg kick.
Murhaa throws a low kick but Jong Guk moves out of range easily.
Murhaa fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Murhaa takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Jong Guk attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
A little jabbing left from Murhaa on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Murhaa throws a jab but it's blocked by Jong Guk.
Murhaa misses with a body punch
and Jong Guk counters with a nice uppercut.
Murhaa throws a low kick, looking for Jong Guk's leg but Jong Guk calmly moves out of range.
Jong Guk lands a nice looking body shot.
Murhaa fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the strikes.
Jong Guk throws a jab when Murhaa was well out of range.
Phol Murhaa has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Kim Jong Guk is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A cross from Jong Guk lands.
Murhaa avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Murhaa lands a jab to Jong Guk's midsection.
Murhaa throws out a leg kick but Jong Guk moves out of range and Murhaa only half commits.
Murhaa blocks a low kick nicely.
Murhaa throws a sloppy head kick and Jong Guk moves out of range easily.
Nice uppercut there from Jong Guk.
Murhaa throws a head kick but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Murhaa misses with a body kick.
Murhaa shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Nice shot lands for Murhaa.
Murhaa thows a left - swing and a miss!
Murhaa misses the shot to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Murhaa manages to avoid it.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jong Guk. That's going to slow Murhaa down.
Murhaa misses with a body kick.
Murhaa throws a leg kick that misses.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kim Jong Guk showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Jong Guk, 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 30:27
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 30:27
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Guk!

Our winner, Kim Jong Guk, 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.
Phol Murhaa spoke after the fight, saying 'vittu'.
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Event: Syn 555 - Alpha     
Date:   Dec 09, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Kim Jong Guk (ranked 118 p4p, 15 weight class) and Ilya Mstislav Volkov (ranked 160 p4p, 24 weight class). Jong Guk comes to the cage accompanied by Jiu Jitsu. Volkov comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Россия 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.

180 cm
29
178 lbs
20 - 8 - 0
183 cm
36
181 lbs
30 - 10 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Urban Fighter

Aspire Clothing
Aspire Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 10 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Ilya Mstislav Volkov!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Daniel Bishop and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jong Guk comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Jong Guk checks the leg kick nicely there.
Jong Guk looks to land a right hand but Volkov moved out of range.
Jong Guk slips under a jab from Volkov.
Volkov tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Jong Guk is able to avoid easily.
Nice body punch from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Volkov tries to work over Jong Guk's front leg with a kick but Jong Guk checks it.
Volkov lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Volkov throws a front kick that sends Jong Guk stumbling back into the cage.
Volkov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A little feinted left hand from Jong Guk on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A slapping leg kick lands for Volkov.
Jong Guk takes a jab right on the kisser.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Volkov is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jong Guk lands with a thumping leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a front kick aimed at Volkov's knee but Volkov avoids it well.
Volkov takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Jong Guk lands with a hook. Volkov tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Volkov 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 one minute gone in the round.
Volkov connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk slips a straight right by Volkov.
Volkov connects with a jab.
Volkov on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Guk. Jong Guk obviously looking to wear him down.
Volkov doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Volkov throws an overhand right that lands on Jong Guk's shoulder, as Jong Guk tries to avoid the shot.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Volkov! But no joy.
Volkov checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Volkov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. Volkov looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Jong Guk scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Volkov thows a left - swing and a miss!
Jong Guk throws a lazy right hand but Volkov sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Volkov moves out of range.
Volkov scoring well with a low kick there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the head.
Volkov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk sizes up Volkov with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Volkov throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
The fighters circling - Jong Guk throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
An inside leg kick lands from Jong Guk.
Volkov ducks under a wild hook from Jong Guk.
Volkov uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Volkov loads up on a big right hand but Jong Guk slips the punch.
Volkov stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Volkov manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Volkov moves out of range.
Jong Guk throws a good cross that connects.
Jong Guk has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Jong Guk there as he acknowledges the shot.
A slow jab from Jong Guk misses its intended target.
Jong Guk misses with a looping left.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Volkov checks a leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Volkov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Volkov.
Volkov is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Volkov.

It looks like Kim Jong Guk has been cut.
Volkov lands a body shot.
Jong Guk throws a hook but Volkov blocks it.
Volkov looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Volkov swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Volkov throws a hook but Jong Guk avoids it easily.
Volkov tries a low kick but Jong Guk avoids it.
Jong Guk avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
A punch lands to the side of Volkov 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Volkov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Guk moves away.
Volkov lands a leg kick that knocks Jong Guk off balance momentarily.
Volkov avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Volkov misses with a few strikes there.
Jong Guk seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jong Guk chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Volkov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Volkov jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jong Guk throws a looping overhand right but Volkov ducks down to avoid it.
Jong Guk with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Jong Guk bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Volkov's head.
Jong Guk lands with a right hand.
Jong Guk thows a body kick. Volkov tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Volkov has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Volkov checks a leg kick nicely.
Volkov displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Jong Guk throws out the jab.
Volkov throws a hook but Jong Guk blocks it.
Jong Guk blocks a head kick by Volkov.
Jong Guk keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Jong Guk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Volkov.
Jong Guk is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Volkov avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Volkov only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Jong Guk takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the side of Volkov's head but Volkov sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jong Guk throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Volkov's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Jong Guk feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Volkov's calf.
A leg kick checked by Volkov.
Volkov connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Jong Guk momentarily.
A jab from Jong Guk does it's job there.
Volkov moves out of range as Jong Guk strikes.
Jong Guk feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Volkov's calf.
Jong Guk chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Volkov scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jong Guk. That's going to slow Volkov down.
Volkov takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Jong Guk's corner calls for a 1-2. Jong Guk obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Volkov pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Volkov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Volkov avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
A good leg kick by Jong Guk.
Kim Jong Guk is winning the standup battle so far.
A chopping leg kick lands by Volkov.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Volkov is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Volkov misses the shot to the body.
Jong Guk tries to score with a low kick but Volkov moves his leg out of the way.
Volkov takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Volkov misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Volkov.
Jong Guk is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Volkov can do to turn this around?
Jong Guk slips a jab from Volkov.
Jong Guk thows a left - swing and a miss!
Volkov moves out of range as Jong Guk throws a body kick.
Jong Guk ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Volkov takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Volkov will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Volkov lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Jong Guk tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Volkov is able to avoid easily.
Volkov wants to counter the offense by Jong Guk and move into the clinch position.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Volkov manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Volkov.
Jong Guk cracks Volkov with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Jong Guk misses with a body kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick as Volkov jumps back.
That kick from Jong Guk tenderised Volkov's leg. Volkov is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Volkov slips a straight right by Jong Guk.
Volkov throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Jong Guk tries a low kick but Volkov avoids it.
Volkov throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Volkov throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Volkov throws a half hearted mid kick.
Volkov cracks Jong Guk with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Volkov tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick.
Jong Guk misses with a straight left.
Jong Guk lands with a thumping leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A leg kick checked by Volkov.
Volkov takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Jong Guk lands with a hook. Volkov tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Jong Guk waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Volkov.
Volkov looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Jong Guk throws a big shot that misses.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Volkov checks it well.
Jong Guk with a jab.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.
A leg kick checked by Jong Guk.
Volkov dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Jong Guk. That did some damage!
Jong Guk lands with a right hand.
Volkov loads up on a big right hand but Jong Guk slips the punch.
Volkov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Good leg kick by Jong Guk there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Jong Guk throws a sloppy body shot
and Volkov counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Jong Guk fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Volkov looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk connects with a nice looking jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A slow jab from Volkov misses its intended target.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick
and Jong Guk takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Volkov.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Volkov moves out of range.
Jong Guk throws a lazy right hand but Volkov sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Volkov looks to land a combination but Jong Guk avoids it well.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Volkov was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Jab by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Volkov checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but Volkov avoids it.
Jong Guk lands with a good body shot.
Jong Guk gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.

Jong Guk is rocked!
Volkov closes the distance and lands a crisp combination that knocks Jong Guk out cold! Jong Guk corner are devastated, head in hands behind our commentary position. Poor guys.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Ilya Mstislav Volkov!
Our winner, Ilya Mstislav Volkov, 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.
The defeated Kim Jong Guk had this to say: 'Well, moving to 155 I guess unless I get my rematch........For now. Props to the New Champ, it was a tough fight for both of us.'.
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Event: Syn 552 - Apathetic     
Date:   Nov 10, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Kim Jong Guk (ranked 46 p4p, 8 weight class) and Orlando Diggs (ranked 21 p4p, 4 weight class). Jong Guk comes to the cage accompanied by Jiu Jitsu. Diggs is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: KING of the FALL. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

180 cm
29
178 lbs
20 - 7 - 0
184 cm
28
174 lbs
24 - 9 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Urban Fighter
Aspire Clothing

King of Clothes
Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Orlando Diggs!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Diggs throws a lazy uppercut
enabling Jong Guk to counter with a crisp jab.
Diggs 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 left lands for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Diggs was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
A countering left hand to the body from Diggs misses.
Diggs throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.
Jong Guk feints and then cracks Diggs's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Diggs down.
Jong Guk blocks a head kick by Diggs.
Jong Guk jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jong Guk scores with a nice strike.
Diggs walks into a stiff left hand from Jong Guk.
Diggs slips a jab from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Diggs slips a straight right by Jong Guk.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jong Guk lands a leg kick that knocks Diggs off balance momentarily.
Diggs works Jong Guk's body with a nice hook.
Diggs misses with a low kick as Jong Guk jumps back.
Jong Guk half committed to a counter leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk throws an off balance right hand
and Diggs counters with a straight right hand.
Diggs ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Guk moves away.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Jong Guk looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Diggs cracks Jong Guk with a good jab.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick
letting Diggs counter with a right hand.
Jong Guk looks to land a left hand but Diggs moved out of range nicely.
Jong Guk blocks a jab.
Diggs swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Jong Guk.
Diggs moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Jong Guk takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Diggs has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Diggs there as he acknowledges the shot.
An inside leg kick lands from Diggs.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Diggs slips under a jab from Jong Guk.
Diggs ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Guk moves away.
Diggs fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
A telegraphed right hand from Diggs misses the target.
Diggs uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk scores with a nice head shot.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Diggs is out of range.
A good leg kick by Jong Guk.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diggs throws out a loose jab but Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid it.
Diggs throws out a loose jab but Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid it.
Diggs walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Diggs looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Jab from Diggs.
Diggs takes one to the chin there.
Diggs throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Diggs buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick that knocks Diggs off balance momentarily.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Diggs moves out of range.
Jong Guk moves away from the strike by Diggs.
Diggs on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Jong Guk wants to slow Diggs down by chopping away at his legs.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Diggs was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk tries to work over Diggs's front leg with a kick but Diggs checks it.
Diggs pivots, looking for a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range and Diggs settles back down.
Jong Guk lands a slapping body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Diggs swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Diggs.
Jong Guk cracks the inside of Diggs's front leg.
Jong Guk uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Diggs.
Diggs uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
Nice jab there from Diggs.
Diggs wants to land a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range.
Diggs's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Jong Guk slips under a jab.
Diggs connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Jong Guk's hands.
Diggs is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk cracks Diggs with a good jab.
Diggs throws a hook to the side of Jong Guk's head but Jong Guk sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Diggs throws a hook but Jong Guk avoids it easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Diggs. Jong Guk does a little dance to reset his feet.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Diggs walks into a straight right hand from Jong Guk.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Diggs misses.
Jong Guk is looking to counter the offense by Diggs and move into the clinch.
Diggs turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk checks the leg kick.
Diggs misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick.
Diggs throws a body shot but no joy.
An inside leg kick lands from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk blocks a leg kick.
The fighters circling - Diggs throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Jong Guk's corner calls for a 1-2. Jong Guk obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Jong Guk scores with a decent looking hook.
Jong Guk tried to score with a low kick but Diggs checks it.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Diggs misses with a low kick.
Diggs misses with a low kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk cracks Diggs with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Diggs fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Diggs lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Kim Jong Guk will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Jong Guk throws an off balance right hand
and Diggs counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Diggs moves out of range of the leg kick from Jong Guk.
It seemed like Diggs was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk 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 Diggs has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Diggs and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Jong Guk throws an overhand right that lands on Diggs's shoulder, as Diggs tries to avoid the shot.
Jong Guk gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Diggs.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk scores with a hook to the body. Diggs takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Diggs looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Nice straight punches there by Jong Guk. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Jong Guk.
Nice cross by Jong Guk.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Diggs displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Jong Guk throws out the jab.
Some bone on bone action there as Jong Guk checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jong Guk slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Donk. Jong Guk catches Diggs right on the button with a cross.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Diggs doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Jong Guk blocks a jab.
A cross from Jong Guk lands.
Jong Guk thows a left - swing and a miss!
Diggs lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Jong Guk lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Diggs avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Diggs looks to score with a jab to the body but Jong Guk is just out of range.
Diggs misses with a looping right.
A big right from Jong Guk misses.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. Diggs looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
A slapping leg kick lands for Jong Guk.
Diggs misses the shot to the body.
Jong Guk swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick.
Diggs slips a jab and a cross from Jong Guk.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Diggs throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Jong Guk lunges at Diggs with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Diggs's hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Jong Guk checks the leg kick nicely there.
Diggs with a nice cross.
Diggs wants to slow Jong Guk down by chopping away at his legs.
Nice shot by Jong Guk.
A low kick from Jong Guk is predictable there
and Diggs counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Jong Guk dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Jong Guk checks the leg kick nicely there.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
A decent looking cross lands there for Diggs.
Nice uppercut there from Jong Guk.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Diggs does a little dance to reset his feet.
Diggs pivots, looking for a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range and Diggs settles back down.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Diggs just misses with a punch to the body.
Diggs connects with a good right hand that stumbles Jong Guk. Jong Guk circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Jong Guk steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Diggs.
Jong Guk tries to counter by clinching up but Diggs breaks away and moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Diggs loads up on a big right hand but Jong Guk slips the punch.
Jong Guk jabs at Diggs's body.
Diggs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A telegraphed right hand from Diggs misses the target.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Diggs scores with a decent looking hook.
Jong Guk thumps Diggs with a low kick.
Diggs has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Jong Guk tries to work over Diggs's front leg with a kick but Diggs checks it.
Donk. Jong Guk catches Diggs right on the button with a cross.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut.
Diggs checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Jong Guk looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Jab by Diggs.

Jong Guk is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Diggs walks forward and throws a big overhand right! Jong Guk drops to the floor like a sack of potatoes! Diggs swarms on him with more punches until the referee wrestles him away from Jong Guk's unconscious body! Wow, that was brutal!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:54 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Orlando Diggs!
Orlando Diggs is the new welterweight champion!
An out of breath Orlando Diggs thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
Kim Jong Guk was interviewed post fight and said 'Well, moving to 155 I guess unless I get my rematch........For now. Props to the New Champ, it was a tough fight for both of us.'.
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Event: Syn 550 - Devastation     
Date:   Oct 28, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 3 p4p, 1 weight class) and Kim Jong Guk (ranked 17 p4p, 4 weight class). Jong Guk comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Jiu Jitsu kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

183 cm
36
192 lbs
36 - 11 - 1
180 cm
29
178 lbs
20 - 6 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Phil Schofield and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a big shot that misses.
Kaunismieli darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Kaunismieli slips a straight right by Jong Guk.
A slow jab from Kaunismieli misses its intended target.
Kaunismieli scores with a leg kick.
Kaunismieli just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick which misses Kaunismieli's front leg but catches the back leg as Kaunismieli tries to avoid it.
Jong Guk connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Kaunismieli scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Kaunismieli misses with a straight left.
Jong Guk scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kaunismieli doesn't seem bothered though.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A good leg kick by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Kaunismieli wants to clinch up but Jong Guk keeps it at a distance.
Jong Guk tries a quick counter leg kick but Kaunismieli is wise to it.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the head.
Kaunismieli takes one to the side of the head.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kaunismieli. That did some damage!
Kaunismieli looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Jong Guk, right into the meat.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli blocks a low kick nicely.
Kaunismieli was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Kaunismieli lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Jong Guk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kaunismieli stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kaunismieli throws a body shot but no joy.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Jong Guk manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Jong Guk moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Jong Guk takes one to the chin there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kaunismieli pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Jong Guk comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Jong Guk's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kaunismieli connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Jong Guk scrambles back to his feet.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice shot lands for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kaunismieli takes a swing at Jong Guk's ribcage but misses.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kaunismieli fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kaunismieli doesn't seem bothered though.
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kaunismieli. That did some damage!
Jong Guk lands a jab.
Kaunismieli thuds his right hand into Jong Guk's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kaunismieli.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kaunismieli.
Good leg kick by Jong Guk there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Jong Guk takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Kaunismieli walks into a straight right hand from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk jabs Kaunismieli right on the nose. Kaunismieli blinks but takes it well.

Kaunismieli rushes Jong Guk and presses him up against the cage.
Jong Guk tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Jong Guk back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Kaunismieli fails to land.
A bit of stalling here from Kaunismieli.

Jong Guk breaks the clinch.
Kaunismieli rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Jong Guk counters with a leg kick.
Kaunismieli wants to land a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range.
Good standup being displayed there by Jong Guk as he connects with a hook.
Jong Guk walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kaunismieli checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli fires out a quick counter leg kick but Jong Guk just manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli works Jong Guk's body with a nice hook.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot that sends Kaunismieli's belly button to the back.
Kaunismieli checks a low kick from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands with a good body shot.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch there but Jong Guk circles away.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kaunismieli. That did some damage!
Jong Guk misses with a hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk jabbing away but nothing is landing.
An attempted straight right counter from Kaunismieli misses the target.
A low kick from Jong Guk misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a nice uppercut.
Jong Guk keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli checks the leg kick nicely there.
It looked like Kaunismieli wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Jong Guk tries to work over Kaunismieli's front leg with a kick but Kaunismieli checks it.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Jong Guk tries a low kick but Kaunismieli avoids it.
Kaunismieli waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Jong Guk misses with a looping right.

Kaunismieli has closed the distance and engaged Jong Guk in a clinch.

Jong Guk manages to break the clinch.
That kick from Kaunismieli tenderised Jong Guk's leg. Jong Guk is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jong Guk blocks a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Kaunismieli ducks right into an uppercut from Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk 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.


Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk motions for Kaunismieli to come forward. Jong Guk throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Kaunismieli is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Jong Guk throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Kaunismieli on the side of the head.
Kaunismieli throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Kaunismieli checks the leg kick nicely there.
Jong Guk lands a body shot.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk digs a good body shot into Kaunismieli's ribs.
Jong Guk keeps the fight on the outside.
Jong Guk throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kaunismieli slips a jab from Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli throws a nice inside leg kick.
Kaunismieli defending well as Jong Guk loads up on a big left hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Kaunismieli is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jong Guk's sensitive parts.
Kaunismieli scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Jong Guk doesn't seem bothered though.
Kaunismieli on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Guk. Jong Guk obviously looking to wear him down.
A telegraphed right hand from Jong Guk misses the target.
Kaunismieli avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kaunismieli feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk throws a lazy uppercut
and Kaunismieli connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jong Guk thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kaunismieli wants to clinch.
Jong Guk avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kaunismieli throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli throws a jab but it's blocked by Jong Guk.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Jong Guk! But no joy.
Kaunismieli checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Kaunismieli throwing a counter right hand but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kaunismieli checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A quick step to the side and Kaunismieli tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kaunismieli looks to throw the jab but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk throws out a powerful jab.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Jong Guk lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Kaunismieli circles away quickly and effectively.
Jong Guk cracks Kaunismieli with a good jab.
Kaunismieli is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick
enabling Kaunismieli to counter with a crisp jab.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot that sends Kaunismieli's belly button to the back.
Jong Guk walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kaunismieli checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook.
Jong Guk tries to score with a low kick but Kaunismieli moves his leg out of the way.
Kaunismieli thows a left - swing and a miss!
Jong Guk misses the jab.
Kaunismieli misses with a low kick.
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk 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 Kaunismieli has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kaunismieli and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Jong Guk fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Kaunismieli misses the shot to the body.
Kaunismieli swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Jong Guk counters with a stiff right hand.
Jong Guk scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Jab, jab by Kaunismieli - just one landing.
A swing and a miss from Jong Guk.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Kaunismieli checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk jabs at Kaunismieli's body.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch but Jong Guk swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Jong Guk throws a big shot that misses.
Jong Guk looks to land a right hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut.
Jong Guk wants to counter with a clinch but Kaunismieli pushes him away.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli works the jab nicely.
Jong Guk swings widly with a right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a left to the body.
Kaunismieli throws an overhand right that lands on Jong Guk's shoulder, as Jong Guk tries to avoid the shot.
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick
enabling Kaunismieli to counter with a crisp jab.
Kaunismieli looks to score with a jab to the body but Jong Guk is just out of range.
Kaunismieli sets himself, and Jong Guk steps forward looking for the clinch! Kaunismieli avoids it this time.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Kaunismieli.
Jong Guk keeps the fight on the outside.
Kaunismieli buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kaunismieli looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Jong Guk is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Kaunismieli tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk tried to score with a low kick but Kaunismieli checks it.
Kaunismieli lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Kaunismieli doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Kaunismieli throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kaunismieli lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Jong Guk thows a leg kick but Kaunismieli checks it
and Kaunismieli counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A chopping leg kick lands by Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Jong Guk stuns Kaunismieli with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Jong Guk connects with a nice looking jab.
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick that misses.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice head shot.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.

Kaunismieli pushes Jong Guk up against the cage in a clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Jong Guk breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Jong Guk keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Jong Guk throws out a loose jab but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Jong Guk appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Jong Guk thuds a left hand into Kaunismieli's body.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk 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 Kaunismieli has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kaunismieli and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Jong Guk. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
Jong Guk slips under a jab from Kaunismieli.
Jong Guk throws a jab but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Jong Guk tries to land a leg kick but Kaunismieli saw it coming and moves away.
A right-left combo lands from Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli is looking to slow Jong Guk down with leg kicks.
Kaunismieli is looking to clinch.
Jong Guk wants to counter with a clinch but Kaunismieli pushes him away.
Kaunismieli throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kaunismieli connects with a looping right hand.
Jong Guk misses with a kick to the body.
Kaunismieli is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli lands with a straight right. Jong Guk didn't see that one coming.
Jong Guk lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kaunismieli's sensitive parts.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A chopping leg kick lands by Jong Guk.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli blocks a jab.
Kaunismieli uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the strikes.
A little feinted left hand from Kaunismieli on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Nice defenses there by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kaunismieli takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Kaunismieli staying out of range there.

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

Jong Guk is rocked!

It looks like Kim Jong Guk has been cut.
Jong Guk throws a poor cross that misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a big left hand that crumples Jong Guk! He was out before he hit the floor! Brutal knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:45 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Kalervo Kaunismieli!
A relieved looking Kalervo Kaunismieli thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
Kim Jong Guk spoke after the fight, saying 'Well, moving to 155 I guess unless I get my rematch........For now. Props to the New Champ, it was a tough fight for both of us.'.
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Event: Syn 548 - Institutionalized     
Date:   Oct 14, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Kim Jong Guk (ranked 8 p4p, 2 weight class) and Viktor Tsoi (ranked 6 p4p, 1 weight class). Jong Guk comes into the arena with Jiu Jitsu blaring out of the sound system. Tsoi has chosen Zvezda po Imeni Solnce as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
29
178 lbs
20 - 5 - 0
169 cm
34
147 lbs
39 - 10 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter
Aspire Clothing

Hell's Balls Recovery (160)
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 39 wins, 10 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Steven Brown and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tsoi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws the left hand but Tsoi avoids the punch easily.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Tsoi slips a straight right by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a lazy right hand but Tsoi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jong Guk avoids a kick to the body.
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Tsoi. That did some damage!
A leg kick checked by Tsoi.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tsoi was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a right hook to the body.
Jong Guk misses with a kick to the body.
Tsoi throws a body kick that misses.
Tsoi throws a hook but Jong Guk avoids it easily.
Jong Guk tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Tsoi throws a low kick but it's checked well by Jong Guk.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi slips a straight right by Jong Guk.
Tsoi misses with a kick to the body.
Good work by Jong Guk as he checks the leg kick.
Tsoi lands with a shot to the body.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Jong Guk throws a predictable looking body shot
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tsoi walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Jong Guk checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tsoi will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Tsoi 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.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Tsoi closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Tsoi moves out of range.
Jong Guk is looking to wear down Tsoi with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Jong Guk with a nice cross.
Jong Guk lands with a right hand.
Tsoi throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Jong Guk is looking to counter the offense by Tsoi and move into the clinch.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Tsoi sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Tsoi is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Jong Guk displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tsoi throws out the jab.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tsoi was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Tsoi fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Tsoi checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tsoi comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Tsoi throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Jong Guk on the side of the head.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tsoi.
A punch lands to the side of Tsoi 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Tsoi throws the left hand but Jong Guk avoids the punch easily.
Tsoi connects with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk lands with a thumping leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a low kick, looking for Tsoi's leg but Tsoi calmly moves out of range.
Tsoi just misses with a punch to the body.
Tsoi is looking to land body kicks.
Tsoi works Jong Guk's body with a nice hook.
Tsoi lands a jab to Jong Guk's midsection.
A telegraphed right hand from Tsoi misses the target.

Tsoi drives through and clinches with Jong Guk against the cage.
Tsoi tries to work over Jong Guk's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Jong Guk tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Jong Guk tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tsoi's elbow.

Tsoi pulls guard effortlessly.
Jong Guk is fighting to break Tsoi's control of his arms but Tsoi is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Jong Guk has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Tsoi is proving hard to escape from.
Jong Guk not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi has his hands on Jong Guk's head, controlling the position.
Jong Guk wants to stand but Tsoi has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
Tsoi managing to control the position.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Tsoi's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
A leg kick checked by Tsoi.
Jong Guk uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tsoi.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk 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 Tsoi has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tsoi and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.

Tsoi gets a clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Tsoi fails to land.
Jong Guk tries to throw a body punch but Tsoi avoids it by throwing Jong Guk back against the cage.
Tsoi lands with a right to the head.

Tsoi's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Jong Guk with a nice cross.
Jong Guk waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tsoi.
Jong Guk uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tsoi.
Jong Guk takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Jong Guk wants to slow Tsoi down by chopping away at his legs.
Tsoi throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Jab, jab by Tsoi - just one landing.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jong Guk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Tsoi blocks the body kick.
Jong Guk slips a straight right by Tsoi.
Tsoi tries to work over Jong Guk's front leg with a kick but Jong Guk checks it.
Jong Guk half committed to a counter leg kick.
Tsoi throws a half hearted mid kick.
Good work by Tsoi as he checks the leg kick.
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Tsoi.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Jong Guk waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tsoi.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A low kick from Jong Guk is predictable there
and Tsoi counters with an outside leg kick.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.

Tsoi closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Jong Guk's guard.
Tsoi prevents Jong Guk from getting back to his feet.
Tsoi slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Tsoi is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Jong Guk will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.
More stalling from Tsoi.
Jong Guk is pushing Tsoi's head away, looking to escape. Tsoi manages to hold on to the position though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi trying to control the action but Jong Guk is working from the bottom.
Tsoi tries to move to mount but Jong Guk blocks the move with his legs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi is looking to take a break and control but Jong Guk is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Jong Guk seems a little lost for a moment, as Tsoi dominates the positioning.
Tsoi cracks Jong Guk with a big right hand but Jong Guk just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Jong Guk is trying to get back to his feet.
Jong Guk 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.
Jong Guk trying to remain calm as Tsoi controls from the top position.
Jong Guk manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!

Jong Guk decides to return to a standing position.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut.
Tsoi swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Tsoi misses with a straight right.
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
Tsoi throws a body kick that misses.
Tsoi moves out of range of the strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jong Guk.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Tsoi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tsoi is looking to clinch but Jong Guk is avoiding it.
Jong Guk keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tsoi.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Jong Guk drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tsoi wants to counter the offense by Jong Guk and move into the clinch position.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tsoi throws a leg kick which misses Jong Guk's front leg but catches the back leg as Jong Guk tries to avoid it.
Jong Guk uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.
Jong Guk tries to counter by clinching up but Tsoi breaks away and moves out of range.
Jong Guk motions for Tsoi to come forward. Jong Guk throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Tsoi momentarily.
Tsoi shoots in and drives through. Jong Guk sprawls well.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tsoi sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tsoi lands with a thumping leg kick.
Tsoi blocks a leg kick.
Jong Guk lands a body shot.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tsoi checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk tests Tsoi's chin there with a solid looking shot.
An inside leg kick lands from Jong Guk.
Tsoi pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tsoi misses with a looping left.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Jong Guk blocks a leg kick.
Jong Guk is looking to counter with a body kick.
Tsoi is looking to score with low kicks.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tsoi.
Jong Guk lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tsoi at a distance.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tsoi was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Tsoi misses with a looping left.
Tsoi's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Jong Guk 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.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick.
Jong Guk throws a push kick but Tsoi slaps the foot to one side.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Tsoi throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Tsoi cracks a nice hook into Jong Guk's ribs.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk with a nice cross.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Some bone on bone action there as Jong Guk checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jong Guk slips a straight right by Tsoi.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tsoi. That's going to slow Jong Guk down.
Tsoi tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Jong Guk manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
The crowd cheers as Jong Guk lands an impressive looking overhand right. Tsoi doesn't seem phased though.
Tsoi finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Tsoi walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Tsoi swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tsoi tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Tsoi throws a shot from downtown. Jong Guk moves away and avoids it.
Jong Guk is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Tsoi 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 Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws out a leg kick but Tsoi moves out of range and Jong Guk only half commits.
Tsoi checks a leg kick nicely.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Tsoi.
Tsoi tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Tsoi.
Tsoi fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Kim Jong Guk 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.


Tsoi avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Tsoi misses with a body kick.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Tsoi. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tsoi 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 Jong Guk has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Jong Guk and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.
It looked like Jong Guk wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Tsoi throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Tsoi blocks a leg kick.
Tsoi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jong Guk.
Tsoi throws a wild body kick that Jong Guk sees coming a mile off.
As Tsoi tries to get set, Jong Guk tries to push him back and clinch up but Tsoi manages to avoid the attempt.
Tsoi tries to land a front kick but Jong Guk steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Tsoi moves out of range.
Jong Guk throws a body kick that misses.
Jong Guk checks the leg kick nicely there.
Tsoi slips under a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Jong Guk doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tsoi defending well as Jong Guk loads up on a big left hand.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick.
Jong Guk looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Tsoi turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a push kick but Jong Guk slaps the foot to one side.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk is looking to chop away at Tsoi's legs.
Tsoi with the counter takedown but Jong Guk avoids it easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Tsoi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk thumps Tsoi with a low kick.
Tsoi takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Tsoi waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jong Guk.
Tsoi looks to score with a jab to the body but Jong Guk is just out of range.
A big left from Tsoi misses.
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Jong Guk takes a body punch but keeps moving.
A good leg kick by Tsoi.
Tsoi throws out a loose jab but Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tsoi fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Jong Guk scores with a hook to the body. Tsoi takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Jong Guk on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Tsoi scores with a hook to the body. Jong Guk takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jong Guk gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Tsoi looks to land a left hand but Jong Guk moved out of range nicely.
Jong Guk wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi catches Jong Guk with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk missing with a left hand there. Tsoi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk misses with a jab to the body
and Tsoi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Crunch! Tsoi slams his shin into Jong Guk's torso.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Tsoi moves out of range as Jong Guk throws a body kick.
Tsoi with a nice cross.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Tsoi strikes.
Tsoi on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Jong Guk sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Tsoi pushes Jong Guk away with a front kick.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Tsoi sees it coming and checks it nicely.
A jab from Jong Guk misses.
A left lands for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Tsoi is looking to slow Jong Guk down with leg kicks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a series of punches but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tsoi ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Tsoi attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Tsoi scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tsoi checks the leg kick nicely there.
Jong Guk tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A shot to the liver by Tsoi. Beautiful body shot.
Tsoi avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Tsoi ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Tsoi throws a hook but Jong Guk avoids it easily.
Jong Guk bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Tsoi's head.
That kick from Jong Guk tenderised Tsoi's leg. Tsoi is trying to keep his angry face on.
Tsoi scores with a crisp jab that stopped Jong Guk in his tracks.
Tsoi moves out of range as Jong Guk strikes.
Tsoi is looking for the big counter here.
Tsoi tries to clinch up.
Tsoi throws the kick towards the body but Jong Guk avoids it.
Jong Guk gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Tsoi.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Tsoi. Jong Guk shrugs it off though.
A bone on bone clash there as Tsoi blocks the leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
A big right from Tsoi misses.
An inside leg kick from Tsoi misses.
Tsoi feints and then cracks Jong Guk's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jong Guk down.
Jong Guk waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tsoi.
Jong Guk throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Jong Guk closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Jong Guk throws a chopping leg kick but Tsoi manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tsoi.
Tsoi scores with a spinning back kick!
Jong Guk avoids a kick to the body.
Tsoi blocks a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tsoi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Tsoi looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Tsoi tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Tsoi.
Tsoi wants to slow Jong Guk down by chopping away at his legs.
Jong Guk connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tsoi throws the left hand but Jong Guk avoids the punch easily.
Jong Guk misses with a looping right.
Tsoi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tsoi jabs Jong Guk to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Jong Guk is looking to chop away at Tsoi's legs.
Jong Guk scores with a kick to the body.
Jong Guk throws a solid leg kick but Tsoi takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Jong Guk.
Jong Guk tries to score with a low kick but Tsoi moves his leg out of the way.
Tsoi will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick that misses.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi misses with a kick to the body.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jab, jab by Tsoi - just one landing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk motions for Tsoi to come forward. Jong Guk throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jab by Tsoi.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tsoi misses the jab.
A cross from Tsoi lands.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A lazy left from Tsoi finds it's target.
Jong Guk loads up on a big right hand but Tsoi slips the punch.
Tsoi scores with a body shot.
Good work by Tsoi as he checks the leg kick.
Jong Guk works Tsoi's body with a nice hook.
Jong Guk connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Tsoi takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
That kick from Jong Guk tenderised Tsoi's leg. Tsoi is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jong Guk swats away the attempt to clinch by Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut.
It looked like Jong Guk wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Jong Guk will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Tsoi throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A head kick misses from Tsoi.
Jong Guk connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Jong Guk's corner calls for a 1-2. Jong Guk obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tsoi with a hook.
Tsoi digs a good body shot into Jong Guk's ribs.
Tsoi goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Jong Guk throws a jab when Tsoi was well out of range.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick.
Jong Guk misses with a hook. Tsoi ducked under it nicely.
Jong Guk looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Tsoi moves out of range as Jong Guk throws a body kick.
Jong Guk looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tsoi connects with a looping right hand.
Tsoi takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tsoi. Jong Guk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Tsoi is looking to chop away at Jong Guk's legs.
Jong Guk misses with a hook.
Tsoi lands a right hook to the body.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jong Guk walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Tsoi moves out of range of the strikes.
Tsoi connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tsoi.
Tsoi slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Tsoi throws a nice inside leg kick.
Tsoi throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Tsoi misses with a low kick.
Tsoi scores with a nice right hand.
Tsoi misses with a hook.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Tsoi avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Tsoi is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Tsoi avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk is looking to chop away at Tsoi's legs.
Tsoi throws a wild body kick that Jong Guk sees coming a mile off.
Jong Guk tried to counter with a leg kick but Tsoi avoided it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk jabs at Tsoi's body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk swings away with a body shot that misses
and Tsoi counters with a thumping low kick.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but Tsoi moves out of range easily.
Tsoi defending well as Jong Guk loads up on a big left hand.
Jong Guk tries to work over Tsoi's front leg with a kick but Tsoi checks it.
Jong Guk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tsoi displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Jong Guk throws out the jab.
Tsoi connects with a jab.
Jong Guk walks into a left hand.
A clash of legs there as Jong Guk blocks the low kick.
Jong Guk looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Jong Guk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Tsoi paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Tsoi looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tsoi connects with a looping right hand.
Jong Guk throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Tsoi on the side of the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tsoi lands a front kick.
Jong Guk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Tsoi ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Viktor Tsoi dominated that fourth 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!


Tsoi throws the left hand but Jong Guk avoids the punch easily.
Jong Guk feints and then cracks Tsoi's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Tsoi down.
Tsoi throws a hook but Jong Guk blocks it.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tsoi moves away from the strike by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tsoi.
Tsoi let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Tsoi lands a nice hook to Jong Guk's body. Jong Guk takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi moves forwards but Jong Guk connects with a nice, crisp jab.
A lazy left from Jong Guk finds it's target.
Jong Guk finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Tsoi misses with a hook. Jong Guk ducked under it nicely.
Jong Guk appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Tsoi takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi lands a nice shot that snaps Jong Guk's head back.
Tsoi misses with a body kick.
Tsoi avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tsoi misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk half committed to a counter leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk 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 Tsoi has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tsoi and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk moves forwards but Tsoi connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Tsoi on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk 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 Tsoi has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tsoi and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Tsoi wants to slow Jong Guk down by chopping away at his legs.
Jong Guk motions for Tsoi to come forward. Jong Guk throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi lands with a thumping leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a solid leg kick but Tsoi takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Jong Guk.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Good leg kick by Tsoi there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tsoi will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk misses with a body kick.
Jong Guk scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Jong Guk thumps Tsoi with a low kick.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Tsoi checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk delivers a nice body kick.
Viktor Tsoi is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jong Guk throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Tsoi tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Jong Guk stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tsoi.
Kim Jong Guk has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Jong Guk takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tsoi! But no joy.
Tsoi tries to land a front kick but Jong Guk steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Tsoi lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Tsoi slips under a jab.
Tsoi misses with a straight right.
Tsoi looks to throw the jab but Jong Guk is out of range.
A slow jab from Tsoi misses its intended target.
Jong Guk loads up on a big right hand but Tsoi slips the punch.
Jong Guk uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Tsoi has time to react.
Tsoi throws a jab but it's blocked by Jong Guk.
Tsoi scores with a nice right hand.
Tsoi misses with a wild body shot.
A leg kick checked by Jong Guk.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk connects with the punch.
Tsoi misses the shot to the body.
Jong Guk lands with a good body shot.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Jong Guk moved away.
Jong Guk is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tsoi.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot
and Tsoi counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Jong Guk takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tsoi connects with a good right hand that stumbles Jong Guk. Jong Guk circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Jong Guk takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Tsoi throws the kick towards the body but Jong Guk avoids it.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Tsoi feints and then cracks Jong Guk's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jong Guk down.
Jong Guk dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Tsoi sees it coming and moves out of range.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Tsoi checks it.
Tsoi takes one to the chin there.

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!
A looping hook to the body misses from Tsoi. Jong Guk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tsoi throws a big shot that misses.
Jong Guk attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Jong Guk misses with a hook.
Jong Guk is looking to slow Tsoi down with leg kicks.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Jab from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Jong Guk has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Tsoi.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tsoi.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jong Guk. That's going to slow Tsoi down.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Tsoi tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Both fighters circling a little - Tsoi finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Jong Guk stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tsoi.
Tsoi avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Tsoi checks it.

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 Kim Jong Guk.
Well Tsoi has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 47:48
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 47:48
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Viktor Tsoi!

Viktor Tsoi looked relieved post fight as he said the following; 'Im on my last contract before retiring. I've achieved what's out there to achieve.'.
The defeated Kim Jong Guk had this to say: 'Well, moving to 155 I guess unless I get my rematch........For now. Props to the New Champ, it was a tough fight for both of us.'.
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Event: Syn 546 - Apex     
Date:   Sep 29, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Kim Jong Guk (ranked 6 p4p, 1 weight class) and Nikolai Luzhin (ranked 85 p4p, 18 weight class). Jong Guk kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Jiu Jitsu. Luzhin has chosen The time has come... as his entrance music. Kim Jong Guk has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

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178 lbs
19 - 5 - 0
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37
174 lbs
30 - 11 - 2
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Good wrestler
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 11 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Nikolai Luzhin!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Timothy Bukovac and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luzhin misses with a hook.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick as Luzhin jumps back.
A looping hook to the body misses from Luzhin. Jong Guk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Luzhin tries to land a front kick but Jong Guk steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Luzhin throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Luzhin moves away.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luzhin.
Jong Guk lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Jong Guk throws out a loose jab but Luzhin uses good head movement to avoid it.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Luzhin.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Luzhin moves out of range.
Luzhin misses with a wild body shot.
Jong Guk fires out a quick counter leg kick but Luzhin just manages to avoid it.
Luzhin connects with a body shot that sends Jong Guk's belly button to the back.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A bone on bone clash there as Luzhin blocks the leg kick.
A shot to the liver by Luzhin. Beautiful body shot.
Jab by Luzhin.
Luzhin steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Luzhin throws a body kick that misses.
Jong Guk blocks the body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Luzhin manages to avoid it.
Luzhin tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Luzhin misses the body punch
and Jong Guk counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jong Guk misses with a straight left.
Luzhin pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Luzhin throws a chopping leg kick but Jong Guk manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Jong Guk was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Jong Guk lands the left hand.
Jong Guk looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Luzhin throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Jong Guk throws an off balance right hand
and Luzhin counters with an outside leg kick.
Luzhin scores with a jab to the head.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Luzhin was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Luzhin is looking to clinch.
The fighters circle momentarily. Jong Guk darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Jong Guk chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Luzhin slips under a jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Luzhin connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Jong Guk momentarily.
Luzhin looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Jong Guk half committed to a counter leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Luzhin doesn't seem bothered though.
Jong Guk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Luzhin takes a swing at Jong Guk's ribcage but misses.
As Luzhin tries to get set, Jong Guk tries to push him back and clinch up but Luzhin manages to avoid the attempt.
Luzhin misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Luzhin plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Jong Guk staying out of range there.
Jong Guk jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A leg kick checked by Luzhin.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Luzhin! But no joy.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Luzhin moves out of range.
Luzhin takes one to the chin there.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk catches Luzhin with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Luzhin bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jong Guk throws a jab but it's blocked by Luzhin.
Jong Guk throws a hook but Luzhin avoids it easily.
Luzhin only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Luzhin misses with an uppercut.
Crunch! Luzhin slams his shin into Jong Guk's torso.
Luzhin misses with a kick to the body.
Jong Guk thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk with a nice cross.
Luzhin scores with a push kick.
Luzhin is looking to slow Jong Guk down with leg kicks.
Jong Guk takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Luzhin fakes the leg kick and cracks Jong Guk in the body.
Luzhin ducks under a wild hook from Jong Guk.
Luzhin avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Luzhin's calf.
Luzhin is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Jong Guk rather than just go for the knockout.
Luzhin throws a solid leg kick but Jong Guk takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Luzhin.
Luzhin throws a right and a left that Jong Guk avoids nicely.
Luzhin blocks a low kick nicely.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Luzhin sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Jong Guk misses with a straight left.
Jong Guk throws a big shot that misses.
Luzhin keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jong Guk.
Luzhin throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
We've been informed that Luzhin has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Luzhin moves out of range as Jong Guk strikes.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Luzhin.
Jong Guk checks a low kick from Luzhin.
Luzhin avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Luzhin replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Jong Guk blocks it well.
Jong Guk lands an overhand right.
Luzhin throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Jong Guk turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Luzhin's ribcage but misses.
And Luzhin responds with a good body kick, but Jong Guk manages to step out the way in time.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Sloppy strikes from Luzhin. Those never looked like landing.
Luzhin lands a body shot.
Luzhin throws a body kick that misses.
Jong Guk digs a good hook to Luzhin's body.
Good leg kick by Jong Guk there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Luzhin will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Jong Guk scores with a crisp jab that stopped Luzhin in his tracks.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but Luzhin moves out of range easily.
Jong Guk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Luzhin.
Jong Guk blocks a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Kim Jong Guk will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Jong Guk throws a leg kick which misses Luzhin's front leg but catches the back leg as Luzhin tries to avoid it.
Jong Guk takes a jab right on the kisser.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Luzhin manages to avoid it.
Luzhin throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Luzhin replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Jong Guk blocks it well.
Jong Guk lands a nice looking body shot.
Luzhin swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Luzhin throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Luzhin ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Luzhin scores with a hook.
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Jong Guk takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Jong Guk displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Luzhin throws out the jab.
Luzhin lands with an uppercut that bounces Jong Guk off the cage and back into range.
A big right from Luzhin misses.
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!
Jong Guk lunges at Luzhin with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Luzhin's hand.
Luzhin throws a body kick that misses.
Jong Guk tried to score with a low kick but Luzhin checks it.
Luzhin misses with an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luzhin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but Luzhin avoids it.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Luzhin is out of range.
Luzhin replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Jong Guk blocks it well.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick that knocks Luzhin off balance momentarily.
Jong Guk scores with a kick to the body.
Nice shot lands for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Kim Jong Guk is winning the standup battle so far.
Luzhin pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Luzhin lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Jong Guk at a distance.
Luzhin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk tries to work over Luzhin's front leg with a kick but Luzhin checks it.
Luzhin's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Luzhin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.
Luzhin misses with a looping right.
Jong Guk blocks a head kick by Luzhin.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A combination from Jong Guk does no damage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luzhin loads up on a big right hand but Jong Guk slips the punch.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Luzhin.
Luzhin slips under a jab.
A countering left hand to the body from Luzhin misses.
Jong Guk with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Luzhin to score with a decent uppercut.
Luzhin goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Jong Guk misses the target.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Luzhin throws a body kick.
Jong Guk is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Luzhin.
Jong Guk tries a low kick but Luzhin avoids it.
Jong Guk scores with a body shot.
Jong Guk misses with a hook. Luzhin ducked under it nicely.
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Luzhin throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Luzhin just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Luzhin checks it.
Luzhin doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
A big right from Jong Guk misses.
Luzhin replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Jong Guk blocks it well.
Jong Guk lands a jab to Luzhin's midsection.
Jong Guk connects with a nice looking jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luzhin takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Jong Guk takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Luzhin checks a leg kick.
Luzhin is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Luzhin was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
A solid body kick from Luzhin.
Decent striking displayed by Jong Guk there.
Luzhin connects with a body shot.
Luzhin throws a jab when Jong Guk was well out of range.
Jong Guk jabs at Luzhin's body.
Luzhin scores with a push kick.
Luzhin looks to score with a jab to the body but Jong Guk is just out of range.
Jong Guk connects with a jab.
Jong Guk connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk takes one to the chin there.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Luzhin ducks under a wild hook from Jong Guk.
Luzhin throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Luzhin throws a sloppy head kick and Jong Guk moves out of range easily.
Luzhin misses with a wild body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A shot to the liver by Jong Guk. Beautiful body shot.
Luzhin takes a swing at Jong Guk's ribcage but misses.
Luzhin throws a push kick but Jong Guk slaps the foot to one side.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jong Guk.
Luzhin throws a wild body kick that Jong Guk sees coming a mile off.
Jong Guk tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Luzhin manages to circle out of the way.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the head.
Luzhin ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Jong Guk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Jong Guk will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Luzhin's ribcage but misses.
Jong Guk shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Jong Guk digs a good body shot into Luzhin's ribs.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A jab from Jong Guk misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Luzhin checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Luzhin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luzhin.
Luzhin is looking to land body kicks.
Jong Guk is looking to counter with a body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk 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.


Jong Guk sizes up Luzhin with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Luzhin throws a head kick but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Luzhin fails in his attempt to clinch.
Jong Guk staying out of range there.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Luzhin moves out of range.
Luzhin thinks about the counter body kick.
Luzhin cracks Jong Guk with a right hand to the side of the head.

Luzhin rushes Jong Guk and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Luzhin tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Jong Guk avoids it.
Jong Guk has a couple of punches blocked by Luzhin.
Luzhin tries a knee to the head but Jong Guk blocks it.
Luzhin misses with a knee strike.
Luzhin has a couple of punches blocked by Jong Guk.
Still in the clinch, Jong Guk scores with a nice short uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice right hand lands inside from Jong Guk.

Jong Guk breaks the clinch.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luzhin fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Luzhin throws a low kick but Jong Guk avoids it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Luzhin checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Luzhin ducks under a wild hook from Jong Guk.
A leg kick checked by Luzhin.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Luzhin throws a body kick that misses.
Luzhin swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Jong Guk tried to score with a low kick but Luzhin checks it.
Luzhin throws a body kick that misses.
Luzhin scores with a spinning back kick!
Jong Guk tries to work over Luzhin's front leg with a kick but Luzhin checks it.
Luzhin thows a body kick. Jong Guk tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Luzhin moves away.
Jong Guk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Luzhin.
Luzhin swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk looks to land a right hand but Luzhin moved out of range.
Jong Guk looks to land a right hand but Luzhin moved out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luzhin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
As Luzhin tries to get set, Jong Guk tries to push him back and clinch up but Luzhin manages to avoid the attempt.
Jong Guk fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Luzhin has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
A swing and a miss from Jong Guk.
Luzhin is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Jong Guk with a body shot.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luzhin.
Jong Guk scores with a shot to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Luzhin misses with a kick to the body.
Luzhin lands with a nice body punch.
Jong Guk tries to land a leg kick but Luzhin saw it coming and moves away.
Jong Guk tries to land a leg kick but Luzhin saw it coming and moves away.
Nice shot by Luzhin.
Jong Guk works Luzhin's body with a nice hook.
Luzhin looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Jong Guk shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Luzhin follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Luzhin moves away.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Luzhin at a distance.
Luzhin scores with a body shot.
Luzhin throws a body kick that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Jong Guk.
Luzhin is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Luzhin checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Jong Guk attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Luzhin.
Luzhin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Luzhin sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A bone on bone clash there as Luzhin blocks the leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a jab but it's blocked by Luzhin.
Luzhin looks to land a body kick but Jong Guk moved away.
Jong Guk defending well as Luzhin loads up on a big left hand.
Luzhin just misses with a punch to the body.
Some bone on bone action there as Luzhin checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Luzhin looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Jong Guk slips under a jab from Luzhin.
Jong Guk throws a looping overhand right but Luzhin ducks down to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luzhin throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick.
Jong Guk is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Luzhin.
Some bone on bone action there as Luzhin checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Luzhin swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Jong Guk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Luzhin.
Luzhin attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick
and Luzhin connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Luzhin throws a front kick aimed at Jong Guk's knee but Jong Guk avoids it well.
Jong Guk uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Luzhin has time to react.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Luzhin lands an overhand right.
Jong Guk tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Luzhin is able to avoid easily.
Jong Guk is looking to slow Luzhin down with leg kicks.
Jong Guk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Jong Guk cracks Luzhin with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
A slow jab from Jong Guk misses its intended target.
A little jabbing left from Luzhin on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Jong Guk loads up on a big right hand but Luzhin slips the punch.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Luzhin checks a leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk clearly takes that round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Luzhin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lunges at Luzhin with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Luzhin's hand.
Jong Guk misses with a looping right.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jong Guk feints and then cracks Luzhin's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Luzhin down.
Luzhin uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Jong Guk has time to react.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
A leg kick checked by Luzhin.
Jong Guk is looking to score with low kicks.
Luzhin misses with a body kick.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Luzhin.
Luzhin lands with a nice body punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Jong Guk takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Luzhin is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Jong Guk smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jong Guk takes one to the chin there.
Jong Guk stuns Luzhin with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luzhin thows a left - swing and a miss!
Luzhin looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Luzhin has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Luzhin.
Jong Guk lands with an overhand left.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Luzhin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Luzhin.
Jong Guk throws a hook but Luzhin avoids it easily.
Luzhin throws an overhand right that lands on Jong Guk's shoulder, as Jong Guk tries to avoid the shot.
Luzhin lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
A slapping body kick lands there for Luzhin.
Luzhin ducks under a wild hook from Jong Guk.
Luzhin ducks under a wild hook from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.
Luzhin connects with a single shot there.
Luzhin misses with a low kick.
Luzhin swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luzhin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Luzhin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Luzhin throws a hook to the side of Jong Guk's head but Jong Guk sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
A shot to the liver by Jong Guk. Beautiful body shot.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Luzhin moves away.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but it's checked well by Luzhin.
Luzhin steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Luzhin on the side of the head.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A nice side step and Luzhin releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Luzhin avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Luzhin throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Luzhin moves out of range of the body kick.
Luzhin looks to score with a jab to the body but Jong Guk is just out of range.
Jong Guk throws a chopping leg kick but Luzhin manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Luzhin scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Luzhin slips under a jab from Jong Guk.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luzhin checks a leg kick.
Luzhin lands with a shot to the body.
Luzhin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk throws a shot to the body.
Luzhin throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Luzhin pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Jong Guk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Jong Guk checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Jong Guk checks a low kick from Luzhin.
Jong Guk takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
A clash of legs there as Luzhin blocks the low kick.
Jong Guk checks a low kick from Luzhin.
Luzhin misses with an uppercut.
Good work by Jong Guk as he checks the leg kick.
Luzhin throws a looping overhand right but Jong Guk ducks down to avoid it.
Jong Guk tried to counter with a leg kick but Luzhin avoided it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luzhin takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Jong Guk throws a solid leg kick but Luzhin takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Jong Guk.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Luzhin.
Donk. Luzhin catches Jong Guk right on the button with a cross.
Luzhin tries to clinch but Jong Guk is having none of it.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Luzhin's ribcage but misses.
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!
Jong Guk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Luzhin works Jong Guk's body with a nice hook.
Jong Guk throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. Luzhin looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Luzhin throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Jong Guk makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Luzhin scores with a shot to the body.
Luzhin throws a hook but Jong Guk blocks it.
Luzhin checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Luzhin takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Jong Guk fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Luzhin is out of range.
Luzhin misses with a looping right.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Kim Jong Guk 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. This is the final round!


Jong Guk walks into a stiff left hand from Luzhin.
Jong Guk ducks right into an uppercut from Luzhin.
Luzhin takes a jab right on the kisser.
A left lands for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Jong Guk dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Luzhin throws the kick towards the body but Jong Guk avoids it.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Luzhin moves out of range.
Jong Guk swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Luzhin uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk motions for Luzhin to come forward. Jong Guk throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Luzhin buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk thumps Luzhin with a low kick.
Luzhin throws a body kick that misses
and Jong Guk counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Luzhin jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jong Guk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
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!
Jong Guk takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a hook. Luzhin ducked under it nicely.
Luzhin throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Luzhin chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jong Guk can pounce on him.
Luzhin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Luzhin.
Luzhin ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Jong Guk blocks a jab.
Luzhin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Luzhin throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Jong Guk misses with a hook.
A countering left hand to the body from Luzhin misses.
Luzhin ducks under a wild hook from Jong Guk.
Luzhin avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Luzhin ducks right into an uppercut from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Luzhin tries to land a front kick but Jong Guk steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Jong Guk wants to land a leg kick but Luzhin is out of range.
Luzhin throws the kick towards the body but Jong Guk avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a straight left.
Jong Guk with a nice cross.
Jong Guk clobbers Luzhin with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Luzhin. That did some damage!
Luzhin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Luzhin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Guk moves away.
Luzhin misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luzhin.
Luzhin misses with a body kick.
Luzhin swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Luzhin misses with a body kick.
Jong Guk lands with a shot to the body.
Luzhin throws a head kick that misses.
Luzhin throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Luzhin drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Jong Guk is looking to score with low kicks.
Luzhin uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jong Guk.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A big left from Luzhin misses.
A clash of legs there as Luzhin blocks the low kick.
Luzhin misses with a straight left.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Luzhin moves out of range.
Luzhin steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Luzhin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk 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.
Luzhin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Guk moves away.
Jong Guk throws a good cross that connects.
Nikolai Luzhin has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Jong Guk feints and then cracks Luzhin's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Luzhin down.
Jong Guk misses with a body kick.
Jong Guk bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Luzhin's head.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Luzhin - that will leave a mark!
Luzhin keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Luzhin misses the target.
Jong Guk takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Luzhin throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Kim Jong Guk is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Some wild striking there from Luzhin.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Luzhin misses with an attempted mid kick.
Jong Guk scores with a nice head shot.
Luzhin throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk is looking to counter the offense by Luzhin and move into the clinch.
Luzhin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Luzhin checks a low kick from Jong Guk.
Luzhin throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Jong Guk lands a right hook to the body.
Luzhin throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Jong Guk misses with a hook.
Luzhin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Luzhin follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Luzhin moves out of range.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Luzhin moved away.
Jong Guk takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

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 Kim Jong Guk.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Jong Guk, 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 Frank Antenori scores the fight 50:45
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 50:45
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Guk!

Kim Jong Guk retains his welterweight title!
During a confident post fight interview, Kim Jong Guk thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: Syn 544 - Colossus     
Date:   Sep 15, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Kim Jong Guk (ranked 8 p4p, 1 weight class) and Orlando Diggs (ranked 29 p4p, 6 weight class). Jong Guk comes into the arena with Jiu Jitsu blaring out of the sound system. Diggs has chosen KING of the FALL as his entrance music. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

180 cm
28
178 lbs
18 - 5 - 0
184 cm
27
174 lbs
22 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Aspire Clothing
Urban Fighter

Conviction
King of Clothes



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Orlando Diggs!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Diggs was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Nice shot lands for Jong Guk.
Diggs is looking to score with low kicks.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but Diggs avoids it.
Diggs tries a quick counter leg kick but Jong Guk is wise to it.
Diggs ducks under a wild hook from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk moves away from the strike by Diggs.
Diggs connects with a crisp jab.
Jong Guk throws a nice inside leg kick.
Diggs throws out a leg kick but Jong Guk moves out of range and Diggs only half commits.
Jong Guk throws a big shot that misses.
Jong Guk lands a right hook to the body.
Diggs uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Diggs unleashes a big counter combination but Jong Guk bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Diggs scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
A slapping leg kick lands for Diggs.
Diggs swings away with a leg kick that misses.
As Diggs backs away, Jong Guk returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Diggs takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Diggs avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diggs.
Diggs tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Diggs misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Diggs.
Diggs is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a jab to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk slips under a jab.
Diggs misses with a looping left.
Diggs moves out of range of the body kick from Jong Guk.
Diggs swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jong Guk fires out a quick counter leg kick but Diggs just manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk lands with a thumping leg kick.
Diggs throws the left hand but Jong Guk avoids the punch easily.
Jong Guk cracks the inside of Diggs's front leg.
Jong Guk loads up on a big right hand but Diggs slips the punch.
Diggs punishes Jong Guk's body with a nice straight punch.
Diggs throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
It appears Jong Guk was looking to counter with a kick there.
Diggs throws a nice looking combination but Jong Guk bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Diggs is just out of range.
Diggs ducks under a wild hook from Jong Guk.
Diggs tries to work over Jong Guk's front leg with a kick but Jong Guk checks it.
Jong Guk checks a low kick from Diggs.
Diggs throws a right hand that Jong Guk ducks under and follows up with a left that Jong Guk also avoids with ease.
Jong Guk listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Diggs throws out a leg kick but Jong Guk moves out of range and Diggs only half commits.
Diggs moves away from the strike by Jong Guk.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk connects with the punch.
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!
Diggs throws an overhand right that lands on Jong Guk's shoulder, as Jong Guk tries to avoid the shot.
Diggs takes a swing at Jong Guk's ribcage but misses.
Diggs ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Diggs throws the left hand but Jong Guk avoids the punch easily.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Diggs does a little dance to reset his feet.
Nice jab there from Diggs.
Jong Guk looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Diggs has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Diggs feints a counter leg kick.
Jong Guk feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Diggs's calf.
A big left from Diggs misses.
Jong Guk lands the left hand.
Diggs connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the side of Diggs's head but Diggs sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Diggs misses the shot to the body.
Diggs throws a looping overhand right but Jong Guk ducks down to avoid it.
Diggs looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Jong Guk misses with a hook. Diggs ducked under it nicely.
Diggs dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Diggs misses the target.
Jong Guk appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Jong Guk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A jab from Diggs finds it's way through Jong Guk's defenses.
Jong Guk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Diggs throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jong Guk sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A good leg kick by Jong Guk.
Diggs misses with a series of wild punches.
Diggs throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Diggs tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Jong Guk connects with a crisp jab.
Nice shot lands for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Diggs moves away.
Diggs cracks the inside of Jong Guk's front leg.
Diggs throws a leg kick which misses Jong Guk's front leg but catches the back leg as Jong Guk tries to avoid it.
Diggs has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jong Guk.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Diggs swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jong Guk lands with a thumping leg kick.
Diggs lunges at Jong Guk with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Jong Guk's hand.
Diggs checks a low kick from Jong Guk.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Diggs misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Diggs's ribcage but misses.
Diggs scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Diggs has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diggs.
Diggs gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Diggs scores with a nice right hand.
Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Diggs.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the side of Diggs's head but Diggs sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Diggs takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Diggs ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Guk moves away.
Jong Guk tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Diggs manages to circle out of the way.
A leg kick checked by Jong Guk.
And Jong Guk counters with a quick kick to the body but Diggs blocks it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
An inside leg kick from Jong Guk misses.
Diggs thuds his right hand into Jong Guk's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Jong Guk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but Diggs avoids it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Diggs does a little dance to reset his feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jong Guk moves out of range of the leg kick from Diggs.
Diggs lands a nice hook to Jong Guk's body. Jong Guk takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
Diggs throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jong Guk sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jong Guk cracks the inside of Diggs's front leg.
Jong Guk takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Diggs motions for Jong Guk to come forward. Diggs throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Nice jab there from Jong Guk.
A clash of legs there as Diggs blocks the low kick.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Diggs moves away.
Diggs's jab looks to have found its range, popping Jong Guk under the eye.
Jong Guk delivers a nice body kick.
Diggs throws a leg kick but Jong Guk sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Diggs is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Diggs scores with a shot to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A head kick misses from Diggs.
Diggs just misses with a punch to the body.
Diggs moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Diggs gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Jong Guk tests Diggs's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk digs a good hook to Diggs's body.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Diggs moves away.
Jong Guk throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Diggs lands a jab to the nose.
The fighters circling - Jong Guk throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Diggs scoring well with a low kick there.
Diggs misses with a body kick.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Diggs.
Diggs takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Diggs scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Jong Guk defending well as Diggs loads up on a big left hand.
Diggs looks to land a left hand but Jong Guk moved out of range nicely.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Jong Guk tries to land a leg kick but Diggs saw it coming and moves away.
Diggs misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Jong Guk staying out of range there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diggs takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Diggs sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Diggs looks for the body kick but Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Jong Guk throws a looping overhand right but Diggs ducks down to avoid it.
A big left from Diggs misses.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Diggs manages to avoid it.
Diggs looks to score with a jab to the body but Jong Guk is just out of range.
Diggs takes a shot right to the bread basket.
A nice leg kick lands there from Jong Guk.
Diggs ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Diggs's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Jong Guk thows a left - swing and a miss!
Diggs appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
An inside leg kick from Jong Guk misses.
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Diggs finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Jong Guk misses with a kick to the body.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk 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 Diggs has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Diggs and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Diggs looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Jong Guk uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Diggs.
Diggs checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
An inside leg kick lands from Diggs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Diggs. That did some damage!
Diggs lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
A jab from Diggs misses.
It looked like Jong Guk was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Diggs.
Jong Guk is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Diggs takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Diggs lunges at Jong Guk with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Jong Guk's hand.
Diggs scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Jong Guk drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut
and Diggs counters with a nice low kick that buckles Jong Guk's knee momentarily.
Diggs swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Diggs takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Jong Guk throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Diggs connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
This has been an exciting period of action!
An inside leg kick lands from Diggs.
Diggs takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Jong Guk motions for Diggs to come forward. Jong Guk throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Diggs keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diggs.
Jong Guk appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Jong Guk with a hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk thumps Diggs with a low kick.
Jong Guk keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Diggs misses with a low kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Jong Guk.
Diggs scores with a punch to the head.
Jong Guk pivots, looking for a leg kick but Diggs is out of range and Jong Guk settles back down.
Diggs misses with a hook.
Jong Guk thuds a left hand into Diggs's body.
Diggs misses with an uppercut.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut. Diggs saw that one coming.
Good leg kick by Diggs there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Jong Guk staying out of range there.
Jong Guk lands a front kick.
Jong Guk lands a slapping body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk throws a nice inside leg kick.
Jong Guk goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Diggs. That did some damage!
Diggs lands a jab to the nose.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Diggs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Kim Jong Guk 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.


Jong Guk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Diggs.
Diggs moves into range and connects with a jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Diggs misses the target.
Diggs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Diggs throws a big shot that misses.
Kim Jong Guk is winning the standup battle so far.
A slow jab from Diggs misses its intended target.
Diggs uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Diggs manages to avoid it.
Decent striking displayed by Diggs there.
Jong Guk fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Diggs looks to throw the jab but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk fires out a quick counter leg kick but Diggs just manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Diggs's hands.
Good leg kick by Jong Guk there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Diggs throws a jab but it's blocked by Jong Guk.
Diggs has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Diggs throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Diggs rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Jong Guk moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Jong Guk throws a series of punches but Diggs moves out of range.
Diggs slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diggs blocks the body kick.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Diggs.
Diggs looks to score with a jab to the body but Jong Guk is just out of range.
Jong Guk is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Diggs.
Diggs lands a really nice looking cross but Jong Guk seems unphased.
Diggs throws a low kick but Jong Guk moves out of range easily.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Diggs checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Diggs is out of range.
Jong Guk slips a straight right by Diggs.
Jong Guk on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Diggs on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Diggs takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Jong Guk steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Diggs.
Diggs defending well as Jong Guk loads up on a big left hand.
A solid leg kick lands there for Diggs.
Diggs blocks a leg kick.
Jong Guk loads up on a big right hand but Diggs slips the punch.
Despite the aggression on Diggs's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Diggs ducks right into an uppercut from Jong Guk.
Diggs cracks the inside of Jong Guk's front leg.

That's two 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!
Jong Guk lands a leg kick that knocks Diggs off balance momentarily.
A telegraphed right hand from Diggs misses the target.
Jong Guk blocks a jab.
Diggs misses with a lunging right hand
enabling Jong Guk to counter with a crisp jab.
Jong Guk throws a front kick aimed at Diggs's knee but Diggs avoids it well.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Diggs on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
A bone on bone clash there as Diggs blocks the leg kick.
Diggs fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Jong Guk misses with a looping right.
Diggs throws a leg kick but Jong Guk sees it coming and moves out of range.
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.
Diggs walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Jong Guk checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Diggs stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jong Guk.
Diggs throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Diggs throws a hook but Jong Guk avoids it easily.
A cross from Diggs lands.
A nice inside leg kick there by Diggs. That's going to slow Jong Guk down.
Jong Guk misses with a hook.
Diggs looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Jong Guk avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Jong Guk jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Diggs scoring well with a low kick there.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Diggs was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Sloppy strikes from Diggs. Those never looked like landing.
Jong Guk gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Jong Guk is looking to chop away at Diggs's legs.
Diggs throws a combination. Jong Guk tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Jong Guk wants to slow Diggs down by chopping away at his legs.
Diggs goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Diggs looks to land a combination but Jong Guk avoids it well.
Diggs throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Jong Guk counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Jong Guk scores with a nice head shot.
Diggs connects with a high kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Diggs has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Jong Guk finds it's way round the side to connect with Diggs's head.
Diggs avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
An inside leg kick lands from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk tries to score with a low kick but Diggs moves his leg out of the way.
Diggs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk staying out of range there.
Jong Guk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Diggs, right into the meat.
Diggs lands a slapping body shot.
Diggs swings away with a leg kick that misses.
A jab from Jong Guk misses.
Diggs avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Diggs looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Diggs blocks a jab.
Diggs works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Diggs does a little dance to reset his feet.
Diggs misses the jab.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but it's checked well by Diggs.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Diggs jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Diggs throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk throws a hook but Diggs avoids it easily.
Diggs checks a leg kick nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Orlando Diggs just about did enough to take it.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Diggs lands a front kick.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot that sends Diggs's belly button to the back.
Jong Guk connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Jong Guk uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Jong Guk fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Diggs has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Diggs jabs Jong Guk right on the nose. Jong Guk blinks but takes it well.
A nice inside leg kick there by Diggs. That's going to slow Jong Guk down.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick which misses Diggs's front leg but catches the back leg as Diggs tries to avoid it.
Jong Guk misses the jab.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Diggs throws a body kick.
Diggs checks a leg kick.
Diggs throws an overhand right that lands on Jong Guk's shoulder, as Jong Guk tries to avoid the shot.
Jong Guk slips under a jab from Diggs.
Jong Guk gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Diggs.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jong Guk misses with a hook. Diggs ducked under it nicely.
Jong Guk steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Diggs.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot that sends Diggs's belly button to the back.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Diggs looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Diggs ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a low kick, looking for Diggs's leg but Diggs calmly moves out of range.
Jong Guk turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Jong Guk, right into the meat.
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but it's checked well by Diggs.
Diggs throws out a counter right but Jong Guk avoids it with no problem.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Diggs does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Diggs sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jong Guk finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Diggs staying out of range there.
Diggs checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Jong Guk 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.
Jong Guk steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Diggs.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Diggs is out of range.
Diggs throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Jong Guk chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Diggs can pounce on him.
Diggs scores with a jab to the head.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Diggs.
Jong Guk tries to work over Diggs's front leg with a kick but Diggs checks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diggs misses with a head kick.
Jong Guk jabs Diggs to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Jong Guk is looking to chop away at Diggs's legs.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Diggs 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 Jong Guk has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Jong Guk and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Diggs slips a straight right by Jong Guk.
Diggs staying out of range there.
Diggs is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Jong Guk throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Diggs sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jong Guk blocks a head kick by Diggs.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Diggs throws a low kick, looking for Jong Guk's leg but Jong Guk calmly moves out of range.
Diggs scores with a jab. Jong Guk acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
The fighters circling - Jong Guk throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Diggs moves away.
Jong Guk attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
A little jabbing left from Diggs on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Jong Guk on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Diggs throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs misses with a straight left.
Diggs misses with a hook. Jong Guk ducked under it nicely.
Jong Guk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Diggs is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Jong Guk with a body shot.
A leg kick checked by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk tries a low kick but Diggs avoids it.
Diggs moves out of range as Jong Guk strikes.
Diggs moves out of range of the body kick.
Diggs 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.
Jong Guk cracks Diggs with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Jong Guk tries a low kick but Diggs avoids it.
Jong Guk tries to land a leg kick but Diggs saw it coming and moves away.
Diggs cracks the inside of Jong Guk's front leg.
Jong Guk throws out a loose jab but Diggs uses good head movement to avoid it.
Diggs throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Diggs uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jong Guk.
Good leg kick by Diggs there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Diggs scores with a jab to the jaw.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diggs throws out a leg kick but Jong Guk moves out of range and Diggs only half commits.
Diggs scores with a nice strike.
Jong Guk takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Diggs.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut.
Diggs connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Diggs avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Nice uppercut there from Jong Guk.
Diggs misses with an uppercut. Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Diggs lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Jong Guk backs up against the cage.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Jong Guk, right into the meat.
A good leg kick by Diggs.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Diggs.
Diggs lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Diggs blocks a leg kick.
Diggs fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Diggs staying out of range there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Kim Jong Guk will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Jong Guk getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Diggs takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Nice uppercut there from Jong Guk.
Diggs misses with an uppercut.
Jong Guk walks into a stiff left hand from Diggs.
Diggs scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Diggs moves out of range.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Diggs throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Diggs waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jong Guk.
Jong Guk thinks about countering with a body kick.
Nice shot lands for Diggs.
Diggs throws an overhand right that lands on Jong Guk's shoulder, as Jong Guk tries to avoid the shot.
Jong Guk scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Diggs doesn't seem bothered though.
Donk. Jong Guk catches Diggs right on the button with a cross.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Jong Guk blocks a leg kick.
Diggs lands with a nice body punch.
Diggs fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Jong Guk misses the target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a hook. Diggs ducked under it nicely.
Diggs tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Diggs looks to score with a jab to the body but Jong Guk is just out of range.
Jong Guk with a hook.
Jong Guk swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Diggs.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Diggs strikes.
Diggs misses the jab.
Diggs misses with a head kick.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.
Diggs checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jong Guk. That's going to slow Diggs down.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Diggs moves out of range.
Diggs avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Diggs tries a low kick but Jong Guk avoids it.
Jong Guk fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Diggs on the side of the head.
Jong Guk with a jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Diggs misses the target.

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 big left from Jong Guk misses.
Diggs is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Diggs lands a nice looking body shot.
Diggs uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs moved away.
Diggs throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
A jab from Diggs misses.
Diggs walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Diggs throws a chopping leg kick but Jong Guk manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Diggs slips a straight right by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Jong Guk slips a jab from Diggs.
A looping hook to the body misses from Diggs. Jong Guk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Diggs darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Diggs bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Diggs attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs scores with a punch to the head.
Jong Guk connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Jong Guk connects with a good right hand that stumbles Diggs. Diggs circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Jong Guk slips a jab from Diggs.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Diggs lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Diggs throws an overhand right that lands on Jong Guk's shoulder, as Jong Guk tries to avoid the shot.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Diggs pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Diggs tries to work over Jong Guk's front leg with a kick but Jong Guk checks it.
Diggs throws the left hand but Jong Guk avoids the punch easily.
Jong Guk is looking to counter punch.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Diggs's ribcage but misses.
Jong Guk cracks Diggs with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Diggs lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Diggs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kim Jong Guk is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diggs connects with a looping right hand.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Diggs moves out of range.
Jong Guk jabs at Diggs's body.
Jong Guk swings widly with a right hand
and Diggs counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Diggs clobbers Jong Guk with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Diggs paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Diggs throws a jab but it's blocked by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk misses with a hook
and Diggs counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Some bone on bone action there as Jong Guk checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Nice cross by Diggs.
Jong Guk has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Diggs.
Jong Guk pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Jong Guk, right into the meat.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Diggs throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Orlando Diggs has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Diggs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Orlando Diggs.
Well Jong Guk has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 47:48
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 50:45
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 50:47

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Kim Jong Guk!

Kim Jong Guk retains his welterweight title!
A relieved looking Kim Jong Guk 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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RATING
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Event: Syn 541 - Divergent     
Date:   Aug 25, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Kim Jong Guk (ranked 10 p4p, 1 weight class) and Sven Jergensen (ranked 52 p4p, 9 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!

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178 lbs
17 - 5 - 0
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31
170 lbs
24 - 10 - 1
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, for the welterweight 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 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sven Jergensen!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Timothy Bukovac and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jong Guk fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Jergensen is out of range.
Jong Guk scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Jong Guk looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Jergensen missing with a left hand there. Jong Guk was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Nice shot lands for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jergensen displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Jong Guk throws out the jab.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jergensen manages to avoid it.
Jergensen shoots and misses
and Jong Guk counters with a stiff right hand.
A big right from Jergensen misses.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jong Guk throws a solid leg kick but Jergensen takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Jong Guk.
A left lands for Jong Guk.
Jergensen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jergensen lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Jong Guk at a distance.
Jong Guk lands a really nice looking cross but Jergensen seems unphased.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Jergensen strikes.
Jergensen throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jergensen ducks under a wild hook from Jong Guk.
A combination from Jergensen does no damage.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jergensen manages to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk motions for Jergensen to come forward. Jong Guk throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk misses with a jab to the body
and Jergensen counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Jergensen looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Jong Guk uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Jergensen.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Jergensen's ribcage but misses.

Jergensen throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Jong Guk was covering up waiting for the punch and Jergensen finishes the takedown easily into guard.

The fighters are working up against the cage. Jong Guk manages to wriggle his way back to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched against the cage.
Jong Guk prevents a body shot from Jergensen.
Jong Guk can't find room to land a body shot as Jergensen controls the action.
Jong Guk throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Jergensens head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk misses with a punch on the inside.
Jong Guk tries to throw a body punch but Jergensen avoids it by throwing Jong Guk back against the cage.
Jong Guk is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Good body shot from Jergensen.
Jong Guk lands a left hand that snaps the head of Jergensen backwards.
Jergensen misses with a punch to the body.
Good body shot from Jergensen.
A nice right hand lands inside from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a body shot in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jergensen struggles to land a body shot inside as Jong Guk controls his hands.
Jergensen lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Jergensen has a couple of punches blocked by Jong Guk.
Jergensen drops down looking for an ankle pick but Jong Guk pulls his leg out and moves away.
Jergensen takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Jong Guk jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jong Guk connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Jergensen momentarily.
Jergensen keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jergensen tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Kim Jong Guk is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Jergensen feints the counter takedown.
Jergensen throws a body shot but no joy.
Nice shot by Jong Guk.
Jergensen takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Jong Guk is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Jergensen fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Kim Jong Guk has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sven Jergensen.
Jong Guk digs a good hook to Jergensen's body.
Jong Guk 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.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jergensen scores with a jab to the body.
Jergensen staying out of range there.
Jergensen throws a shot from downtown. Jong Guk moves away and avoids it.
Jergensen scores with a decent looking hook.
Jong Guk tries to work over Jergensen's front leg with a kick but Jergensen checks it.
Some bone on bone action there as Jergensen checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jong Guk takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jergensen. Jong Guk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jergensen throws a body shot but no joy.
Jergensen misses with a jab, cross combination.
The fighters circling - Jong Guk throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Good standup being displayed there by Jergensen as he connects with a hook.
Jergensen looks to land a left hand but Jong Guk moved out of range nicely.
Jergensen tries to clinch up but Jong Guk circles away and keeps his distance.
It looked like Jong Guk was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Jergensen stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jong Guk.
Jergensen throws a jab but it's blocked by Jong Guk.
Jergensen moves in looking to clinch but Jong Guk pushes him off.
Jergensen throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut. Jergensen saw that one coming.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jergensen throws a jab when Jong Guk was well out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A telegraphed right hand from Jergensen misses the target.
Jergensen has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jong Guk.
Jergensen swinging wildly here.
Jong Guk wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Jergensen misses the shot to the body.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Jergensen strikes.
Jergensen fails with the takedown

and Jong Guk counters by clinching up.
Jergensen takes a shot to the head.
Jergensen is trying to drag Jong Guk to the mat but Jong Guk just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Jong Guk is working Jergensen over against the cage.
Jergensen tries to work over Jong Guk's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Jergensen wants to stall.
Jergensen lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Jong Guk works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
A short left from Jergensen.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk 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.


Jong Guk keeps the fight on the outside.
Jong Guk tries to counter by clinching up but Jergensen breaks away and moves out of range.
Kim Jong Guk is winning the standup battle so far.
Jergensen misses with a hook. Jong Guk ducked under it nicely.
Jergensen thows a left - swing and a miss!
Jong Guk tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Jergensen manages to circle out of the way.
Jergensen throws a right and a left that both miss.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jergensen looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Jergensen takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Jergensen is out of range.
Jergensen drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Jong Guk defends it well.
A big left from Jergensen misses.
Jong Guk throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Jergensen on the side of the head.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Jergensen does a little dance to reset his feet.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Jergensen fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Jong Guk looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

Jergensen moves into range and clinches up with Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Jong Guk doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Jong Guk blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Jong Guk tries a body shot but Jergensen blocks it.
Jong Guk gets through Jergensen's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Kim Jong Guk has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Jong Guk is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Jergensen can do to turn this around?
Jong Guk lands with a left 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!
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Jergensen.
Jergensen is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Jong Guk.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Jong Guk lands a body punch.
A body shot lands from Jong Guk.
Jergensen is breathing heavily.
Jong Guk lands a hook to the side of the head.
Jong Guk tries a body shot but Jergensen blocks it.
Jong Guk tries a body shot but Jergensen blocks it.
Jergensen struggles to land a body shot inside as Jong Guk controls his hands.
Jong Guk lands a left hand that snaps the head of Jergensen backwards.

Jong Guk breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A slapping leg kick lands for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk thumps Jergensen with a low kick.
Good leg kick by Jong Guk there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Jong Guk steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jergensen.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jergensen looks for a takedown but Jong Guk sprawls well.
Jergensen throws a body shot but no joy.
Nice shot by Jong Guk.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A shot to the liver by Jong Guk. Beautiful body shot.
Jong Guk fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Jergensen is out of range.
Jong Guk misses with a kick to the body.

Jergensen drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Jergensen looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Jong Guk is avoiding damage well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Jergensen working away.
Jong Guk gets back to half guard.

Jong Guk pushes Jergensen off and gets back to his feet.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Jergensen does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jergensen tries to counter by closing the distance.
Jergensen swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jergensen throws an overhand right that lands on Jong Guk's shoulder, as Jong Guk tries to avoid the shot.
Jergensen takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Jong Guk buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Jergensen slips under a jab from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Jergensen checks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jergensen misses the shot to the body.
Jergensen tries to bum rush Jong Guk with a series of wild strikes but Jong Guk uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Jergensen takes a swing at Jong Guk's ribcage but misses.
Jergensen jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Jergensen's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Jergensen tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Jergensen.
Jergensen throws out a loose jab but Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jong Guk lunges at Jergensen with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Jergensen's hand.
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.
Jergensen 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.
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.
Jergensen misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Jergensen on the side of the head.
Jergensen misses with a body shot.
Jergensen misses with an uppercut. Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Jergensen displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Jong Guk throws out the jab.
Jergensen takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Jong Guk, right into the meat.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jong Guk turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut. Jergensen saw that one coming.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Jergensen moves out of range.
Nice shot lands for Jergensen.
Jong Guk jabs Jergensen to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Jergensen takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Jong Guk misses with a straight right.
Jong Guk misses with a hook.
Jergensen fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Jong Guk looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Jergensen lands a jab to the nose.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Jergensen's ribcage but misses.
Jergensen tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Jergensen.
Jergensen throws a body shot but no joy.

Jergensen fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Jong Guk sprawls well initially but Jergensen persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk pushes Jergensen off looking to stand but Jergensen dives back in and keeps control.
Jergensen is nestled in close to Jong Guk, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Jergensen prevents Jong Guk from improving his position.
Jong Guk wants to get back to his feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk dominated that second round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Jong Guk tries to land a leg kick but Jergensen saw it coming and moves away.
Jong Guk clobbers Jergensen with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Jergensen lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Jong Guk circles away quickly and effectively.
Jong Guk slips under a jab from Jergensen.
Jong Guk connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Jergensen's hands.
Jergensen thows a left - swing and a miss!
Jergensen jabs at Jong Guk's body.
Jong Guk throws a nice inside leg kick.
Jergensen keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jergensen.
Jergensen throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk slips a jab from Jergensen.
Jong Guk works Jergensen's body with a nice hook.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jergensen lands with an uppercut that bounces Jong Guk off the cage and back into range.
Jergensen looks for a takedown but Jong Guk sprawls well.
Jergensen blocks a jab.
Jergensen throws a body shot but no joy.
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!
Jergensen misses the shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jergensen misses with a hook. Jong Guk ducked under it nicely.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Jergensen throws a looping overhand right but Jong Guk ducks down to avoid it.
Jergensen takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Jergensen throws a hook but Jong Guk blocks it.
Jong Guk tries a low kick but Jergensen avoids it.
Jong Guk chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Jergensen sees it coming and moves out of range.
Jong Guk jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jong Guk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Jergensen throws out a loose jab but Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jong Guk is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Jergensen.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jergensen checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the side of Jergensen's head but Jergensen sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Jong Guk connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk is looking to slow Jergensen down with leg kicks.
Sven Jergensen has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jergensen was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Jergensen throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jong Guk sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jong Guk lands with a thumping leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jergensen stalks Jong Guk and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Jong Guk's face. Jong Guk staggers backwards, shaken.
Jong Guk jabs at Jergensen's body.
Jong Guk connects with a nice looking jab.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jergensen looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Jergensen has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jong Guk.
Jergensen misses with a series of wild punches.
Nice body punch from Jong Guk.
Jergensen stuns Jong Guk with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Jergensen ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Jong Guk pivots, looking for a leg kick but Jergensen is out of range and Jong Guk settles back down.
Jergensen swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jong Guk is looking to counter the offense by Jergensen and move into the clinch.
Jong Guk lands a nice hook to Jergensen's body. Jergensen takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jergensen throws a right hand that misses

and Jong Guk holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Jergensen scores with a shot to the side of Jong Guk's head.
Jong Guk is trying to force a seperation but Jergensen has the dominant position.
Jergensen goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Jong Guk tries to work over Jergensen's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A nice left hand lands by Jong Guk.
Jergensen can't find room to land a body shot as Jong Guk controls the action.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Jong Guk.
Jergensen takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Jong Guk doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A hook to the body from Jergensen.
Jergensen misses with a body punch.
Jergensen blocks a body shot from Jong Guk.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk tries a body shot but Jergensen blocks it.
Jergensen blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Jergensen misses with a body punch.

Jong Guk breaks from the clinch.
A leg kick checked by Jergensen.
Jergensen looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Jong Guk is fending him off so far but Jergensen persists. Nope, Jong Guk circles away and we're back to standing.
Kim Jong Guk is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Jergensen stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jong Guk.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jergensen paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Jong Guk moves away from the strike by Jergensen.
Jergensen keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jergensen ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Guk moves away.
Jong Guk lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Jergensen walks into a jab.
Jergensen on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Jong Guk moves away from the strike by Jergensen.
A swing and a miss from Jong Guk.
That kick from Jong Guk tenderised Jergensen's leg. Jergensen is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jergensen fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Jergensen throws a series of punches but Jong Guk avoids them all with ease.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Jergensen is out of range.
Jergensen has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Jergensen on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Guk. Jong Guk obviously looking to wear him down.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kim Jong Guk showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Jong Guk 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 Frank Antenori scores the fight 30:27
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 30:27
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Guk!

Kim Jong Guk retains his welterweight title!
A relieved looking Kim Jong Guk 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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Event: Syn 538 - Exsanguinate     
Date:   Aug 05, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Mateus Gracie and Kim Jong Guk. Gracie comes to the cage accompanied by Broke & Hungry . Kim Jong Guk is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

179 cm
33
170 lbs
30 - 13 - 1
180 cm
28
178 lbs
16 - 5 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Mateus Gracie!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Chris Edwards and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jong Guk takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Gracie fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Gracie lands a nice looking body kick.
Gracie walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Gracie clobbers Jong Guk with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Gracie defending well as Jong Guk loads up on a big left hand.
Some bone on bone action there as Gracie checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Gracie cracks Jong Guk with an open hand slap.
Gracie moves out of range as Jong Guk strikes.
Gracie feinted with a counter takedown.
Gracie moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Jong Guk stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Jong Guk wants it to stay on the feet.
Jong Guk blocks the body kick.
Jong Guk wants to counter with a clinch but Gracie pushes him away.
Gracie loads up on a big right hand but Jong Guk slips the punch.
Gracie sets himself, and Jong Guk steps forward looking for the clinch! Gracie avoids it this time.
Gracie swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gracie throws a push kick but Jong Guk slaps the foot to one side.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jong Guk feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Gracie's calf.
A nice leg kick lands there from Jong Guk.
Gracie checks a leg kick nicely.
Jong Guk scores with a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Gracie is just out of range.
Kim Jong Guk is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the body.
Jong Guk lands with a right hand.
Jong Guk lands a nice looking body shot.
Jong Guk throws a wild body kick that Gracie sees coming a mile off.
Jong Guk 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.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Jong Guk, right into the meat.
Gracie throws a lazy right hand but Jong Guk sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jong Guk works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Gracie shoots in for a takedown but Jong Guk shows good takedown defense.
Gracie slips under a jab from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but Gracie avoids it.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gracie tries to land a front kick but Jong Guk steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Gracie on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gracie goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
A little jabbing left from Jong Guk on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Gracie definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Jong Guk turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Gracie's corner calls for a 1-2. Gracie obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gracie tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Jong Guk tries to counter by closing the distance.
Jong Guk lands a glancing blow to the side of Gracie's head.
Gracie is looking to land body kicks.
Jong Guk misses with a straight left.
Gracie takes one to the side of the head.
Jong Guk blocks a head kick by Gracie.
Gracie fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Gracie changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Jong Guk, as that shot connected.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Gracie misses the jab.
Jong Guk blocks a low kick nicely.
Jong Guk cracks the inside of Gracie's front leg.
Jong Guk cracks Gracie with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Gracie chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jong Guk can pounce on him.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Gracie.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Mateus Gracie. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Gracie misses with a takedown attempt - Jong Guk sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but it's checked well by Gracie.
Gracie appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Jong Guk works Gracie's body with a nice hook.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick which misses Gracie's front leg but catches the back leg as Gracie tries to avoid it.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gracie.
Jong Guk swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Gracie tries to counter with a takedown but Jong Guk is quick to defend against it.
Gracie keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jong Guk.
Gracie attempts a counter takedown but Jong Guk avoids it well and moves away.
Jong Guk loads up on a big right hand but Gracie slips the punch.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Gracie is out of range.
Jong Guk throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Gracie fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Gracie throws a low kick, looking for Jong Guk's leg but Jong Guk calmly moves out of range.
Jong Guk clobbers Gracie with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Gracie throws a front kick aimed at Jong Guk's knee but Jong Guk avoids it well.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Jong Guk! But no joy.
Gracie is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Gracie is just out of range.
Gracie throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick that misses.
Gracie throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Gracie misses with a leg kick.
Gracie changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Jong Guk tries to avoid it but Gracie manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Jong Guk to the ground. Jong Guk escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Gracie.
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!
Gracie ducks right into an uppercut from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Gracie had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gracie. Jong Guk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gracie throws the kick towards the body but Jong Guk avoids it.

Gracie closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Gracie trying to pass the guard but Jong Guk defending well.
Gracie throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Jong Guk makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
Jong Guk lands a nice shot to the body.
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Gracie. That did some damage!
Jong Guk throws a hook but Gracie blocks it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk 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.


Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Gracie throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gracie throws the left hand but Jong Guk avoids the punch easily.
A countering left hand to the body from Jong Guk misses.
The fight stays on the outside here - Gracie looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Jong Guk scores with a crisp jab that stopped Gracie in his tracks.
Gracie tries to clinch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Gracie scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Gracie checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Gracie is just out of range.
Gracie tries to counter with a takedown but Jong Guk is quick to defend against it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Gracie does a little dance to reset his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk works the jab nicely.
Jong Guk motions for Gracie to come forward. Jong Guk throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Gracie looks to land a body kick but Jong Guk moved away.
Jong Guk fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Gracie has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Jong Guk cracks Gracie with an open hand slap.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gracie throws a predictable looking body shot
and Jong Guk counters with a straight right hand.
Gracie waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jong Guk.
Gracie dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Jong Guk has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Gracie's calf.
Gracie uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut. Gracie saw that one coming.
Jong Guk has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Jong Guk tries to score with a low kick but Gracie moves his leg out of the way.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Gracie is defended easily by Jong Guk.
Gracie gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Gracie tests Jong Guk's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Gracie is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk circles away from the clinch attempt.
Gracie moves out of range of the strikes.
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jong Guk misses with a hook. Gracie ducked under it nicely.
Gracie throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Gracie.
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.
Gracie moves out of range of the strikes.
Gracie walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Jong Guk checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Gracie misses with an attempted mid kick.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gracie moves away.
Jong Guk is looking to chop away at Gracie's legs.
A big left from Gracie misses.
Jong Guk throws a front kick aimed at Gracie's knee but Gracie avoids it well.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Gracie shoots in and drives through. Jong Guk sprawls well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gracie goes for a double leg but Jong Guk avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Jong Guk continues to drive forward.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Mateus Gracie. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Gracie keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Jong Guk feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Gracie's calf.
Jong Guk lands with a shot to the body.
Jong Guk turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gracie throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jong Guk sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jong Guk tries to counter by closing the distance.
Jong Guk slips under a jab.
Gracie stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jong Guk.
Gracie's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Jong Guk connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Gracie scrambles back to his feet.
Gracie with a lazy takedown attempt
and Jong Guk counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Gracie on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Guk. Jong Guk obviously looking to wear him down.
Jong Guk throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Gracie drops down looking for a counter takedown but Jong Guk sprawls and moves away.
Gracie throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Gracie attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Gracie throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A slow jab from Jong Guk misses its intended target.
Gracie changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gracie is trying hard to land a takedown here. Jong Guk sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Jong Guk lands a jab to the head.
Donk. Jong Guk catches Gracie right on the button with a cross.
Jong Guk lands a right hook to the body.
Gracie looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Gracie swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jong Guk lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Gracie moves out of range of the leg kick from Jong Guk.
Gracie throws a hook but Jong Guk blocks it.
Gracie throws a leg kick but Jong Guk sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Jong Guk let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
A shot to the liver by Jong Guk. Beautiful body shot.
Gracie lands with a good body shot.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Jong Guk, right into the meat.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Jong Guk scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Gracie misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Gracie moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk 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!


Gracie fails with the takedown.
Jong Guk throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Gracie stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jong Guk. That's going to slow Gracie down.
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.
Gracie avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Gracie changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Jong Guk takes one on the chin but seems OK.
A jab lands there for Jong Guk.
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Gracie misses with a takedown
and Jong Guk counters with a thumping low kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gracie looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Jong Guk fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Gracie looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.
Jong Guk smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk misses with a straight right.
Gracie throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gracie shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Jong Guk as he avoids it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Mateus Gracie. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.
Gracie throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gracie will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Gracie sets himself, and Jong Guk steps forward looking for the clinch! Gracie avoids it this time.
Jong Guk fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Gracie has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk misses with a hook. Gracie ducked under it nicely.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Gracie.
Gracie walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Gracie tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Gracie.
Gracie uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick from Gracie.
Jong Guk tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Gracie is able to avoid easily.
Gracie moves away from the strike by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Gracie tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Gracie.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk thuds his right hand into Gracie's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Jong Guk scores with a decent looking hook.
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!
Jong Guk lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Jong Guk blocks the body kick.
Gracie shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk checks a leg kick nicely.
Jong Guk stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Jong Guk lands with a good body shot.
Jong Guk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Jong Guk lands with a nice body punch.
Jong Guk has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Gracie.
Jong Guk punishes Gracie's body with a nice straight punch.
Jong Guk swings widly with a right hand
and Gracie counters with a right hand to the body.
Gracie walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a nice inside leg kick.
Gracie throws a hook but Jong Guk avoids it easily.
Jong Guk dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Jong Guk jabs at Gracie's body.
Gracie fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk connects with a good right hand that stumbles Gracie. Gracie circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Nice defenses there by Gracie.
Jong Guk defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Gracie.
Jong Guk throws out a loose jab but Gracie uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Gracie takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Gracie steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Gracie tries to move into range but Jong Guk moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk wants to counter with a clinch but Gracie pushes him away.
Jong Guk connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jong Guk moves out of range as Gracie throws a body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gracie tries a head kick but it misses.
Jong Guk jabs at Gracie's body.
Jong Guk with a jab.
Gracie chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Gracie jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gracie takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Jong Guk closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk lands a really nice looking cross but Gracie seems unphased.
Gracie walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Nice shot by Jong Guk.
Nice body kick from Gracie.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk throws a half hearted mid kick.
That kick from Jong Guk tenderised Gracie's leg. Gracie is trying to keep his angry face on.

Gracie darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Gracie 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.
Ground and pound from Gracie.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk really 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.


Gracie takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk connects with a single shot there.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Gracie.
Jong Guk connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Jong Guk dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gracie ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gracie throws out a loose jab but Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gracie thows a leg kick but Jong Guk checks it
and Jong Guk counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Gracie takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Nice body punch from Jong Guk.
Gracie throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Jong Guk lands with a nice body punch.
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!
Gracie misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.
Gracie tries to land a leg kick but Jong Guk saw it coming and moves away.
Jong Guk throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Gracie on the side of the head.
A low kick from Jong Guk misses

and Gracie counters with a nice double leg into half guard.

Jong Guk kicks off Gracie and gets to his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Jong Guk connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Gracie throws a shot from downtown. Jong Guk moves away and avoids it.
Gracie blocks a leg kick.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Jong Guk tests Gracie's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Jong Guk with a jab.
Jong Guk misses with an attempted mid kick.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gracie was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Gracie attempts a counter takedown but Jong Guk avoids it well and moves away.

Gracie closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Jong Guk did well to prevent Gracie getting side control.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jong Guk wants to get back to his feet.
Gracie scores with a couple of good hammerfists.

Gracie is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Jong Guk really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Gracie. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Jong Guk is trying to stand.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Gracie missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

Jong Guk manages to create a bit of space in order to work his way back to his feet. Gracie keeps hold of his opponent and drives him back against the cage.
Jong Guk gets through Gracie's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Jong Guk misses with a hook to the ribs.

Jong Guk's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Gracie fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Jong Guk looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Gracie throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but it's checked well by Gracie.
Jong Guk dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gracie misses with a kick to the body.
Gracie moves in looking to clinch but Jong Guk pushes him off.
Jong Guk throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gracie sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gracie misses with a body kick.
Gracie misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk is looking to score with low kicks.
Gracie feinted with a counter takedown.
Jong Guk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Gracie is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

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

Jong Guk makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jong Guk.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Gracie checks a leg kick.
Gracie drops down looking for a counter takedown but Jong Guk sprawls and moves away.
Jong Guk staying out of range there.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Gracie checks it well.
Jong Guk avoids a kick to the body.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jong Guk.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gracie throws a half hearted mid kick.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Gracie checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk lands a nice looking body shot.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Gracie misses with a wild body shot.
Gracie has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the body.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Gracie.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut. Gracie saw that one coming.
Gracie drops down looking for a counter takedown but Jong Guk sprawls and moves away.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gracie misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.
Gracie with a jab.
A punch lands to the side of Gracie 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Jong Guk tries to score with a low kick but Gracie moves his leg out of the way.
Gracie changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk dominated that fourth 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. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Jong Guk bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Gracie just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick from Gracie.
Gracie gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Gracie looks to land a body kick but Jong Guk moved away.
Jong Guk scores with a decent looking hook.
Gracie shoots in but no luck this time.
Gracie throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Jong Guk throws out a counter right but Gracie avoids it with no problem.
Jong Guk tests Gracie's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Nice sprawl there from Jong Guk as Gracie shoots in.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Gracie moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gracie misses with a wild body shot.
Jong Guk throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Gracie on the side of the head.
Jong Guk punishes Gracie's body with a nice straight punch.
Jong Guk lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gracie manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Gracie shoots in for a takedown but Jong Guk shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Mateus Gracie. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.
Nice uppercut lands for Jong Guk. That snapped Gracie's head back.
Gracie 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.
Gracie is looking to wear down Jong Guk with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Jong Guk takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Gracie misses with a hook. Jong Guk ducked under it nicely.
Gracie feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Jong Guks jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Gracie walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

Gracie manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Jong Guk on his heels. He'll look to pass Jong Guk's guard now, I'm sure.
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!
Gracie throwing strikes but missing.
Jong Guk is looking to stand up but Gracie isn't so interested in that idea.
Mateus Gracie has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gracie is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Gracie won't allow Jong Guk to get back to his feet.
Gracie stands up over Jong Guk, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Jong Guk is pulling down on Gracie's head. It's preventing any offense from Gracie, at least for the moment.
Gracie missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.

Jong Guk pushes Gracie off for just long enough to get back to his feet. Very athletic spring there.
Jong Guk takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Jong Guk lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Gracie looks for the body kick but Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gracie half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Jong Guk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the strikes.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick

and Gracie counters with a nice double leg into guard.

Jong Guk wriggles free and stands up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gracie takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Gracie fails with the takedown.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
A left lands for Jong Guk.
Gracie tries to clinch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Gracie pivots, looking for a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range and Gracie settles back down.
Gracie misses with a wild body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gracie. Jong Guk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Gracie on the side of the head.
Jong Guk cracks Gracie with a right hand to the side of the head.
A telegraphed right hand from Gracie misses the target.
Gracie throws a hook to the side of Jong Guk's head but Jong Guk sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Gracie misses with an uppercut. Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Jong Guk ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kim Jong Guk 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.
Gracie on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Jong Guk 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.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gracie takes one to the side of the head.
Jong Guk with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. Gracie looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Gracie throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Gracie fails with a takedown attempt.
Gracie misses the shot to the body.
A good leg kick by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk clobbers Gracie with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A head kick misses from Gracie.
Good exchange - Jong Guk coming out on top.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 45:50
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 45:50
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Guk!

Kim Jong Guk is the new welterweight champion!
Our winner, Kim Jong Guk, 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.
Mateus Gracie spoke after the fight, saying 'Im still the fucking champ and anybody who says otherwise will end up in a Bodybag'.
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
88%

 

Event: Syn 534 - Vespertine     
Date:   Jul 14, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Orlando Diggs and Kim Jong Guk. Diggs kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is KING of the FALL. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

184 cm
27
174 lbs
20 - 7 - 0
180 cm
28
178 lbs
15 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

King of Clothes
Conviction

Urban Fighter
Aspire Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Orlando Diggs!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Diggs misses with a low kick.
A decent looking cross lands there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Jong Guk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Diggs.
Diggs wants to clinch up but Jong Guk keeps it at a distance.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk wants to land a leg kick but Diggs is out of range.
Diggs lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Jong Guk takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Jong Guk jabs at Diggs's body.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Diggs bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jong Guk throws out a loose jab but Diggs uses good head movement to avoid it.
Diggs looks for the body kick but Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Diggs looks to land a body kick but Jong Guk moved away.
Diggs takes a body punch but keeps moving.

Diggs fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Jong Guk, pushing him back against the cage.
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!
Diggs tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Jong Guk's elbow.
Jong Guk is trying to force a seperation but Diggs has the dominant position.
Jong Guk tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Diggs's elbow.
Diggs doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Jong Guk lands a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diggs prevents a body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

It looks like Orlando Diggs has been cut.
Jong Guk's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Jong Guk blocks a body shot from Diggs.
Nice body punch from Jong Guk - that landed with a thud.
Jong Guk can't find room to land a body shot as Diggs controls the action.
Diggs blocks a body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a body punch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Diggs.
Jong Guk misses with a punch to the body.
A hook to the body from Diggs.
A nice left hand lands by Jong Guk.

Jong Guk breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Diggs throws a low kick but it's checked well by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Diggs.
Diggs throws an overhand right that lands on Jong Guk's shoulder, as Jong Guk tries to avoid the shot.
Diggs lands a head shot.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Diggs is just out of range.
Jong Guk dips to his left and cracks Diggs with an uppercut!
A clash of legs there as Jong Guk blocks the low kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
Diggs lands with a kick to the ribs.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jong Guk checks a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Diggs appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Jong Guk is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Diggs rather than just go for the knockout.
Diggs tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Diggs.
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.
Jong Guk lands with a cross.
Jong Guk scores with a hook to the body. Diggs takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
Diggs misses with a hook.
Jong Guk takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Jong Guk scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk works Diggs's body with a nice hook.
Diggs throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Jong Guk takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Diggs lands with an uppercut that bounces Jong Guk off the cage and back into range.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
An inside leg kick from Jong Guk misses.
Diggs lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Diggs lands a jab to the head.
Jong Guk lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Diggs at a distance.
Diggs throws a hook but Jong Guk blocks it.
It looks like Diggs has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Diggs uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Diggs throws a wild body kick that Jong Guk sees coming a mile off.
Jong Guk tries a quick counter leg kick but Diggs is wise to it.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Diggs moves away.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs sees it coming and moves out of range.
Diggs swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs sees it coming and moves out of range.
Diggs missing with a left hand there. Jong Guk was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs checks it.
Jong Guk scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Jong Guk 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.
Diggs throws a right and a left that Jong Guk avoids nicely.
Diggs tries to land a leg kick but Jong Guk saw it coming and moves away.
Jong Guk uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Diggs.
Diggs connects with a right hand. Jong Guk shakes it off.
A telegraphed right hand from Diggs misses the target.
Diggs is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Good exchange - Diggs coming out on top.
Diggs throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick from Diggs.
Diggs takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Diggs moves into range and lands a nice body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Diggs throws out a loose jab but Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jong Guk connects with a single shot there.
Jong Guk steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Diggs. That one must have hurt.
Nice body punch from Diggs.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Diggs is out of range.
Jong Guk avoids a kick to the body.
Diggs wants to clinch up but Jong Guk keeps it at a distance.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jab, jab by Diggs - just one landing.
Diggs looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Diggs tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot.
A clash of legs there as Jong Guk blocks the low kick.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Diggs.
Diggs pulls out of a head kick attempt.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Diggs pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Jab from Diggs.
Jong Guk throws a jab but it's blocked by Diggs.
Diggs misses with the body kick
and Jong Guk counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jong Guk lands with a hook. Diggs tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jong Guk lands a jab to Diggs's midsection.
Diggs throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Jong Guk gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Jong Guk lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
An inside leg kick from Diggs misses.
Diggs doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Jong Guk avoids a punch combination nicely.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk staying out of range there.
Diggs thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Jong Guk if he has to take too many more of those.
Diggs tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Nice jab there from Diggs.
Diggs misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jong Guk attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Diggs dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Jong Guk. That did some damage!
Jong Guk lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Diggs pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Jong Guk is looking to chop away at Diggs's legs.
Diggs appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Good work by Diggs as he checks the leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A clash of legs there as Jong Guk blocks the low kick.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Diggs manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk missing with a left hand there. Diggs was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Jong Guk has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk 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 Diggs has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Diggs and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Diggs ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Diggs swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Diggs swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Diggs lands a leg kick that knocks Jong Guk off balance momentarily.
Diggs needs to keep his hands up - Jong Guk had a free shot at his head there.
Diggs takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Diggs avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A slapping leg kick lands for Diggs.
Diggs goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Jong Guk takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Jong Guk with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Jong Guk takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Diggs throws a half hearted mid kick.
Jong Guk wants to counter the offense by Diggs and move into the clinch position.
Diggs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jong Guk checks a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Jong Guk lands with a shot to the body.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jong Guk.
Diggs looks to throw the jab but Jong Guk is out of range.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Diggs, right into the meat.
Diggs swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Diggs avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk connects with a jab.
Diggs takes one to the side of the head.
Diggs throws a lazy right hand but Jong Guk sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jong Guk keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Jong Guk on the wrong end of a nice hook.
A big right from Diggs misses.
Jong Guk throws a jab when Diggs was well out of range.
Diggs wants to land a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk slips a straight right by Diggs.
Jong Guk cracks Diggs with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Jong Guk throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Diggs sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jong Guk scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Diggs doesn't seem bothered though.
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs with a nice cross.
Diggs avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Diggs thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Jong Guk if he has to take too many more of those.
Jab by Diggs.
Nice body kick from Diggs.
Diggs lands with a kick to the ribs.
Diggs misses with the combination.
Diggs throws a shot from downtown. Jong Guk moves away and avoids it.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Diggs throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk scores with the left hand. Diggs knows he should have avoided that one.
Diggs throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Diggs looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Diggs finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Jong Guk has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Diggs.
Diggs misses with an uppercut.
Diggs sets himself, and Jong Guk steps forward looking for the clinch! Diggs avoids it this time.
Jong Guk fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Diggs looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Diggs.
Jong Guk's jab looks to have found its range, popping Diggs under the eye.
Diggs scores with a decent looking hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diggs throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Diggs stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jong Guk.
Diggs throws a low kick but Jong Guk moves out of range easily.
Diggs pivots, looking for a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range and Diggs settles back down.
Nice defenses there by Diggs.
Diggs is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Diggs scores with the left hand. Jong Guk knows he should have avoided that one.
Some bone on bone action there as Diggs checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Diggs checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk slips a jab from Diggs.
Jong Guk defending well as Diggs loads up on a big left hand.
Jong Guk slips under a jab.
Jong Guk attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Diggs throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A telegraphed right hand from Jong Guk misses the target.
Jong Guk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Jong Guk connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Diggs momentarily.
Diggs jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Diggs throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jong Guk sees it coming and avoids it easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Kim Jong Guk will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Orlando Diggs'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!


A slapping body kick lands there for Diggs.
Jong Guk looks to land a right hand but Diggs moved out of range.
Diggs ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Guk moves away.
Diggs tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Diggs tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Diggs.
Diggs avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Diggs misses with the combination.
Diggs waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jong Guk.
Diggs misses with a straight right.
Jong Guk is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Jong Guk takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Diggs checks it well.
Diggs appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Diggs slips a jab from Jong Guk.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Some bone on bone action there as Diggs checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Diggs throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jong Guk slips under a jab from Diggs.
Jong Guk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Jong Guk connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk cracks the inside of Diggs's front leg.
Jong Guk misses with a hook.
Diggs throws the left hand but Jong Guk avoids the punch easily.
Diggs misses with an uppercut. Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Diggs sets himself, and Jong Guk steps forward looking for the clinch! Diggs avoids it this time.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Jong Guk paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Diggs looks for the body kick but Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Diggs connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Diggs throws a hook to the side of Jong Guk's head but Jong Guk sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A big right from Diggs misses.
Diggs throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Diggs misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk misses with a straight left.
Jong Guk moves away from the strike by Diggs.
Jong Guk on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Diggs darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Diggs misses the jab.
Jong Guk thumps Diggs with a low 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!
Diggs throws a low kick, looking for Jong Guk's leg but Jong Guk calmly moves out of range.
Diggs feints and then cracks Jong Guk's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jong Guk down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diggs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Diggs throws a leg kick but Jong Guk sees it coming and moves out of range.
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Diggs scores with a nice head shot.
Diggs connects with a looping right hand.
Diggs avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Jong Guk has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Jong Guk loads up on a big right hand but Diggs slips the punch.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
As Jong Guk backs away, Diggs returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Jong Guk checks a low kick from Diggs.
Jong Guk looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A leg kick checked by Diggs.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Diggs throws the kick towards the body but Jong Guk avoids it.
Jong Guk cracks Diggs with a right hand to the side of the head.
Diggs looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Jong Guk throws a big shot that misses.
Diggs misses with a straight right.
Jong Guk was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Jong Guk sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Diggs checks a low kick from Jong Guk.
It looked like Diggs was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs connects with the punch.
Diggs looks to throw the jab but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk throws the left hand but Diggs avoids the punch easily.
Diggs misses with a looping right.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Diggs's ribcage but misses.
Jong Guk looks to land a left hand but Diggs moved out of range nicely.
Diggs appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Diggs lands a head shot.
Diggs uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Diggs pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Diggs moves out of range.
Diggs thinks about countering with a body kick.
The fighters circling - Jong Guk throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Diggs looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk misses with a straight right.
Diggs tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Jong Guk manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Diggs does a little dance to reset his feet.
Diggs fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Kim Jong Guk 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.
Jong Guk works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the body.
Jong Guk stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Diggs.
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!
Diggs avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Diggs connects with an inside leg kick.
Diggs motions for Jong Guk to come forward. Diggs throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Diggs moves out of range.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Diggs manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk works Diggs's body with a nice hook.
Jong Guk lands a right hook to the body.
Diggs misses with a shot to the body

and Jong Guk moves into the clinch.
Diggs tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Jong Guk's elbow.
Diggs misses with some punches.

Jong Guk pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Jong Guk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
It looked like Diggs wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the jaw.
Orlando Diggs has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Kim Jong Guk.
Well Jong Guk has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:30
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 27:30
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Guk!

A victorious Kim Jong Guk thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
84%

 

Event: Syn 531 - Incendiary     
Date:   Jun 24, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Kim Jong Guk and Castor Rollins. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
28
178 lbs
14 - 5 - 0
188 cm
34
187 lbs
28 - 15 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Granite chin

Aspire Clothing
Urban Fighter

Aspire Clothing
Arcticus University: London



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Castor Rollins!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, Sam Margolis and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rollins lands with a nice body punch.
Rollins connects with a high kick.
Jong Guk dips to his left and cracks Rollins with an uppercut!
A slapping leg kick lands for Rollins.
Jong Guk misses with a hook.
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a chopping leg kick but Rollins manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Rollins connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Jong Guk momentarily.
We've been told by Jong Guk's head coaches at Canadian Elite Bruins Gym that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
A slapping leg kick lands for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Rollins.
Rollins throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A cross from Jong Guk lands.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jong Guk lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Jong Guk with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Rollins to score with a decent uppercut.
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.
Rollins uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jong Guk.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Rollins tries to land a front kick but Jong Guk steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Rollins with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Rollins moved away.
Rollins connects with a solid leg kick.
Jong Guk misses the jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk lands with a thumping leg kick.
Jong Guk misses with a hook. Rollins ducked under it nicely.
Jong Guk throws a front kick aimed at Rollins's knee but Rollins avoids it well.
A solid leg kick lands there for Rollins.
Rollins tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Rollins throws a low kick but it's checked well by Jong Guk.
Rollins misses with a body kick.
Jong Guk tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Rollins is able to avoid easily.
Rollins throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Rollins loads up on a big right hand but Jong Guk slips the punch.
Good work by Rollins as he checks the leg kick.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Rollins.
Some bone on bone action there as Jong Guk checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Rollins has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Rollins connects with an inside leg kick.
Rollins misses with a hook. Jong Guk ducked under it nicely.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Rollins sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Rollins looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk 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 Rollins has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Rollins and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A good leg kick by Rollins.
Rollins connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Rollins misses.
Jong Guk avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rollins throws a low kick but Jong Guk moves out of range easily.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Rollins moves out of range.
Rollins cracks Jong Guk with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Jong Guk checks a leg kick nicely.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jong Guk throws the left hand but Rollins avoids the punch easily.
Rollins pushes Jong Guk away with a front kick.
Rollins on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Jong Guk stuns Rollins with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Jong Guk feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Rollins's calf.
Jong Guk stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Rollins.
Rollins checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Rollins takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Rollins ducks right into an uppercut from Jong Guk.
Rollins throws a low kick but Jong Guk avoids it.
Rollins misses with a looping right.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rollins throws a lazy right hand but Jong Guk sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Rollins avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Rollins.
Rollins connects with a solid leg kick.
Rollins checks the leg kick nicely there.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Rollins.
Jong Guk was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
A jab from Rollins misses.
Rollins throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Jong Guk 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.
Rollins throws a solid leg kick but Jong Guk takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Rollins.
A good leg kick by Rollins.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Rollins's head backwards.
Jong Guk stuffs the takedown attempt from Rollins. Rollins gets slowly back to his feet.
Good exchange - Jong Guk coming out on top.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Rollins, right into the meat.
Jong Guk is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rollins displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Jong Guk throws out the jab.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Rollins.
Rollins misses with a low kick as Jong Guk jumps back.
Jong Guk throws a big shot that misses.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Rollins throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk throws out a leg kick but Rollins moves out of range and Jong Guk only half commits.
Jong Guk stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Rollins.
Rollins throws a half hearted mid kick.
That kick from Jong Guk tenderised Rollins's leg. Rollins is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jong Guk walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Jong Guk throws a looping overhand right but Rollins ducks down to avoid it.
Rollins swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Jong Guk misses with the combination.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk blocks a head kick by Rollins.
Rollins's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Rollins throws a lazy right hand but Jong Guk sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jong Guk scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Castor Rollins 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.


Rollins throws a solid leg kick but Jong Guk takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Rollins.
Jong Guk misses with a lunging right hand
and Rollins counters with a nice body kick.
Rollins misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.
A jab from Jong Guk misses.
Rollins throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Rollins is looking to chop away at Jong Guk's legs.
Jong Guk throws a low kick, looking for Rollins's leg but Rollins calmly moves out of range.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk 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 Rollins has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Rollins and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Jong Guk backing away here, and Rollins unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Rollins dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Jong Guk wants to slow Rollins down by chopping away at his legs.
Castor Rollins seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Jong Guk, as that shot connected.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rollins was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rollins motions for Jong Guk to come forward. Rollins throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Rollins takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Jong Guk fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Jong Guk - that will leave a mark!
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Rollins is just out of range.
Jong Guk lands with a nice body kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Rollins throws a solid leg kick but Jong Guk takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Rollins.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rollins motions for Jong Guk to come forward. Rollins throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Rollins moved away.
Rollins misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk lands with a shot to the body.
Rollins staying out of range there.
Jong Guk keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Jong Guk throws the left hand but Rollins avoids the punch easily.
Rollins checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Rollins does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Rollins moves out of range.
Rollins avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Rollins swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jong Guk blocks a low kick nicely.
Jong Guk tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Rollins manages to circle out of the way.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick that knocks Rollins off balance momentarily.
Rollins is looking to land body kicks.
Jong Guk buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Rollins tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk blocks a jab.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Rollins steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Rollins takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Jong Guk, right into the meat.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nice defenses there by Jong Guk.
A telegraphed right hand from Jong Guk misses the target.
Jong Guk chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Jong Guk tries to score with a low kick but Rollins moves his leg out of the way.
Jong Guk pivots, looking for a leg kick but Rollins is out of range and Jong Guk settles back down.
Rollins lands a glancing blow to the side of Jong Guk's head.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A counter left hand to the body from Jong Guk misses its target.
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.
Jong Guk is looking to slow Rollins down with leg kicks.
Jong Guk jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Rollins fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick that misses.
Jong Guk misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting Rollins counter with a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rollins fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Jong Guk looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Rollins fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Rollins 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.
Good work by Rollins as he checks the leg kick.
Jong Guk backing away here, and Rollins unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Jong Guk uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Rollins.
Jong Guk tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Rollins manages to circle out of the way.
Rollins throws a sloppy head kick and Jong Guk moves out of range easily.
Nice straight punches there by Rollins. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Rollins.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Jong Guk lands with a hook. Rollins tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Rollins feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Jong Guk's calf.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Rollins moves away.
Rollins looks to throw the jab but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Rollins takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Rollins 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.
Rollins scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Rollins checks a leg kick.
Rollins throws a quick inside leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Rollins getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

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

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

Jong Guk breaks from the clinch.
Rollins swings away with a body shot that misses
and Jong Guk counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Rollins slips a jab from Jong Guk.
Rollins takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Jong Guk lands a nice leg kick that just misses Rollins's sensitive parts.
A good leg kick by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rollins was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Rollins blocks the body kick.
Jong Guk takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Rollins fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Jong Guk looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Rollins.
Rollins tries to bum rush Jong Guk with a series of wild strikes but Jong Guk uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Some bone on bone action there as Rollins checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Rollins dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Jong Guk. That did some damage!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk 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!


Jong Guk checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Jong Guk fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Rollins has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Rollins takes one on the button.
Rollins jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jong Guk jabs Rollins right on the nose. Rollins blinks but takes it well.
Jong Guk on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Rollins moves out of range.
Rollins throws a low kick, looking for Jong Guk's leg but Jong Guk calmly moves out of range.
Rollins with a jab.
Jong Guk slips a jab from Rollins.
Rollins uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Rollins flicks out a counter leg kick but Jong Guk steps away.
Jong Guk shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Rollins lands a jab to Jong Guk's midsection.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Rollins. Jong Guk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Rollins just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Rollins.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rollins takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Good work by Rollins as he checks the leg kick.
Rollins feints a counter leg kick.
Jong Guk tries to work over Rollins's front leg with a kick but Rollins checks it.
Rollins scores with a jab. Jong Guk acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Rollins swings and misses with a hook to the body.
As Rollins tries to get set, Jong Guk tries to push him back and clinch up but Rollins manages to avoid the attempt.
Rollins throws a shot to the body.
Rollins throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Rollins throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Nice jab there from Jong Guk.
Rollins moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Rollins is looking to slow Jong Guk down with leg kicks.
Rollins lands a glancing blow to the side of Jong Guk's head.
Rollins throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Rollins throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Rollins rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Jong Guk counters with a slapping leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jong Guk lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Rollins takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Jong Guk misses with a lunging right hand
and Rollins cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws the left hand but Rollins avoids the punch easily.
Rollins misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the head.
Jong Guk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Jong Guk looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Nice body punch from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a front kick aimed at Rollins's knee but Rollins avoids it well.
Jong Guk throws a front kick aimed at Rollins's knee but Rollins avoids it well.
Rollins takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Rollins tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Jong Guk looks to land a right hand but Rollins moved out of range.
Rollins lands with a cross.
Jong Guk fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Jong Guk throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Rollins stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Rollins blocks a leg kick.
Rollins misses with a kick to the body.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Rollins.
Jong Guk chopping away at his opponent's legs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rollins throws a solid leg kick but Jong Guk takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Rollins.
Rollins lands with a thumping leg kick.
Jong Guk walks into a straight right hand from Rollins.
Jong Guk moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Rollins takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Rollins.
Jong Guk scores with a shot to the body.
Rollins looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
A little feinted left hand from Jong Guk on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Jong Guk throws a jab but it's blocked by Rollins.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Rollins throws a body kick.
Jong Guk swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Rollins drops his hands momentarily and Jong Guk takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Jong Guk lands with a thumping leg kick.
Some bone on bone action there as Jong Guk checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Rollins finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Rollins lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
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!
Rollins avoids a low kick by using good footwork.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Rollins does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk misses with a straight right.
Rollins throws a push kick but Jong Guk slaps the foot to one side.
Rollins lands with a shot to the body.
Rollins uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Rollins throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Good work by Rollins as he checks the leg kick.
Rollins throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Rollins motions for Jong Guk to come forward. Rollins throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick that misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rollins blocks a jab.
Rollins throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jong Guk sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jong Guk lands a slapping body shot.
Rollins defending well as Jong Guk loads up on a big left hand.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kim Jong Guk showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Jong Guk 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 Paul Tew scores the fight 29:28
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 30:27
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Guk!

Kim Jong Guk 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: Syn 529 - Gravity     
Date:   Jun 09, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jeremy Sullivan and Kim Jong Guk. Kim Jong Guk has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

180 cm
34
185 lbs
26 - 13 - 0
180 cm
27
178 lbs
13 - 5 - 0
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jeremy Sullivan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Percy O'Donnell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sullivan thuds his right hand into Jong Guk's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Sullivan misses with a body shot.
An inside leg kick from Jong Guk misses.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick which misses Sullivan's front leg but catches the back leg as Sullivan tries to avoid it.
Sullivan just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sullivan.
Jong Guk scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.
Jong Guk moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Sullivan shoots in but Jong Guk avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Sullivan sees it coming and moves out of range.
Sullivan feinted with a counter takedown.
Sullivan has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sullivan takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Jong Guk slaps away a takedown attempt from Sullivan, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Nice defenses there by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk connects with a looping right hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jong Guk throws a looping overhand right but Sullivan ducks down to avoid it.
Sullivan on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Sullivan 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 one minute gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sullivan attempts a counter takedown but Jong Guk avoids it well and moves away.

Sullivan fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Jong Guk, pushing him back against the cage.
Jong Guk misses with the head strike.
Sullivan tries to pull guard but Jong Guk won't allow it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jeremy Sullivan. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Jong Guk blocking some punches.
Jong Guk blocks an uppercut.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Sullivan.
Sullivan lands a left hand.
Jong Guk has had enough of the clinch but Sullivan keeps him there for the moment.

Jong Guk's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Sullivan takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Jong Guk cracks the inside of Sullivan's front leg.
Jong Guk stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Jong Guk wants it to stay on the feet.

Sullivan takes the fight into the clinch.

Sullivan gets a nice trip takedown into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sullivan prevents Jong Guk from standing back up.
Sullivan lands with a punch from half guard.
Jong Guk looks like he's trying to stand up.
Sullivan throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Jong Guk wants to get back to his feet.
Sullivan missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Sullivan not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Jong Guk wants to improve his position but Sullivan is controlling well.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Sullivan wants to pass to mount but Jong Guk is defending the position.

Jong Guk pushes Sullivan off and gets back to his feet.
Sullivan tries to clinch up.
Jong Guk buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sullivan was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Kim Jong Guk is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Jong Guk connects with a good right hand that stumbles Sullivan. Sullivan circles away out of range and recomposes himself.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a jab, cross combination.
Jong Guk has worked on his takedown defense in the runup to this fight and it is paying off so far.
Nice takedown defense from Jong Guk. No joy for Sullivan on that attempt.
Jong Guk wants to counter with a clinch but Sullivan pushes him away.

Sullivan forces Jong Guk back against the cage and clinches.

Jong Guk pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Sullivan closes the distance and clinches up with Jong Guk, looking for a takedown. Sullivan pushes Jong Guk against the cage but Jong Guk circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk lands an overhand right.
Jong Guk scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Sullivan on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Sullivan, as that shot connected.
Sullivan shoots in but Jong Guk avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Sullivan needs to keep his hands up - Jong Guk had a free shot at his head there.
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jong Guk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sullivan avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Jong Guk throws an overhand right that lands on Sullivan's shoulder, as Sullivan tries to avoid the shot.
Sullivan darts in looking for a takedown but Jong Guk gets double underhooks and turns Sullivan into the cage.
Jong Guk looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Jong Guk lands a slapping body shot.
Sullivan walks into a stiff left hand from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Sullivan at a distance.
Jong Guk connects with a jab.
Sullivan defending well as Jong Guk loads up on a big left hand.
Jong Guk looks to land a right hand but Sullivan moved out of range.
Jong Guk cracks Sullivan with an open hand slap.
Sullivan is looking to clinch but Jong Guk is avoiding it.
Sullivan walks into a straight right hand from Jong Guk.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jong Guk. That's going to slow Sullivan down.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick

and Sullivan decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Jong Guk's guard.
Sullivan scoring with some ground and pound.
Sullivan stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Jong Guk swivels though and keeps the full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Sullivan gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.
Jong Guk lands a jab to the head.
Jong Guk lands a jab.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Sullivan's head backwards.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the head.
Jong Guk drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Jong Guk has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Jong Guk throws a shot to the body.
Jong Guk misses with a looping left.
Sullivan feinted with a counter takedown.
Sullivan moves forwards but Jong Guk connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sullivan manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk lands a jab to the head.
Sullivan takes one to the chin there.
Jong Guk works Sullivan's body with a nice hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sullivan fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Sullivan tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Jong Guk manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Sullivan misses the jab.
Jong Guk swats away the attempt to clinch by Sullivan.
Sullivan tries for a takedown but Jong Guk circles away easily
and Jong Guk counters with a nice body shot.
Jong Guk lands a glancing blow to the side of Sullivan's head.
Jong Guk lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sullivan attempts a counter takedown but Jong Guk avoids it well and moves away.
Sullivan throws a body shot but no joy.
Sullivan shoots in and drives through. Jong Guk sprawls well.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jeremy Sullivan. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Jong Guk digs a good hook to Sullivan's body.
Jong Guk lands a body shot.
Jong Guk stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Jong Guk digs a good hook to Sullivan's body.
Jong Guk with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jong Guk shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Sullivan eats them both and turns towards Jong Guk to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.

It looks like Jeremy Sullivan has been cut.
Sullivan moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
A lazy left from Jong Guk finds it's target.
Sullivan misses with a hook.
Jong Guk wants to counter the offense by Sullivan and move into the clinch position.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Jong Guk, right into the meat.
Jong Guk lands a nice shot to the body.
Jong Guk lands with a thumping leg kick.
Good leg kick by Jong Guk there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Jong Guk scores with a spinning back kick!
Kim Jong Guk seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot.
Jong Guk connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk scores with a crisp jab that stopped Sullivan in his tracks.
Sullivan shoots in but no luck this time.
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Sullivan changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Sullivan swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sullivan takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.

Sullivan darts in and clinches Jong Guk up against the cage.
Jong Guk throws a head punch that misses.
Jong Guk tries to throw a body punch but Sullivan avoids it by throwing Jong Guk back against the cage.
Jong Guk lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.

Jong Guk breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Jong Guk waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Sullivan.
Jong Guk turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk with a nice cross.
Nice cross by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sullivan was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Sullivan takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Sullivan shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Jong Guk but Jong Guk pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Sullivan checks a leg kick nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sullivan takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sullivan.
Sullivan takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Jong Guk connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sullivan.
Jong Guk feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Sullivan's calf.
Sullivan stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
A low kick from Jong Guk is predictable there

and Sullivan counters with a takedown into side control.

Jong Guk throws Sullivan to one side and escapes!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sullivan tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Jong Guk paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Sullivan uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Jong Guk.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sullivan's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Jong Guk connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Sullivan scrambles back to his feet.
Jong Guk feints and then cracks Sullivan's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Sullivan down.
Jong Guk throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Jong Guk smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Sullivan dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Jong Guk paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Jong Guk keeps Sullivan at a distance using the push kick.
Jong Guk lands a head shot.
Sullivan wants to clinch.
Sullivan takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Jong Guk throws a looping overhand right but Sullivan ducks down to avoid it.
Jong Guk's corner calls for a 1-2. Jong Guk obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sullivan fails in his attempt to clinch.
Jong Guk swats away the attempt to clinch by Sullivan.
That kick from Jong Guk tenderised Sullivan's leg. Sullivan is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Sullivan will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
A little jabbing left from Jong Guk on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Sullivan takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Sullivan is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Sullivan is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

Sullivan scores with a takedown into Jong Guk's guard.
Jong Guk seems keen to control Sullivan's posture.

Jong Guk pushes Sullivan off and gets back to his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sullivan.
Sullivan swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Sullivan shoots in for a takedown but Jong Guk shows good takedown defense.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
A good leg kick by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk cracks the inside of Sullivan's front leg.
Sullivan throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Jong Guk's waist but Jong Guk gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Sullivan off to one side.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jeremy Sullivan. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Jong Guk scores with a sloppy right hand. Sullivan should have avoided that one.
Sullivan doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Good standup being displayed there by Jong Guk as he connects with a hook.
A punch lands to the side of Sullivan 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Sullivan looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Jong Guk clobbers Sullivan with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Sullivan on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Jong Guk throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Sullivan changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice shot lands for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Sullivan appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Sullivan tries to clinch up but Jong Guk circles away and keeps his distance.
Sullivan has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jong Guk.
A big right from Jong Guk misses.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.
Jong Guk lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Sullivan lands with an uppercut that bounces Jong Guk off the cage and back into range.
Jong Guk moves into range and connects with a jab.
Jong Guk swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sullivan doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Jong Guk with a hook.
Sullivan throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jong Guk sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Sullivan does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kim Jong Guk 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.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sullivan drops his hands momentarily and Jong Guk takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Sullivan looks to land a left hand but Jong Guk moved out of range nicely.
Sullivan with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Jong Guk to score with a decent uppercut.
Jeremy Sullivan has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Nice jab there from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Sullivan's hands.
Jong Guk lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Sullivan takes a jab right on the kisser.
Sullivan throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk cracks Sullivan with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Jong Guk looks to land a body kick but Sullivan moved away.
Jong Guk catches Sullivan with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
A slapping leg kick lands for Jong Guk.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.
Horrible takedown attempt by Sullivan or perhaps it was just good defense by Jong Guk, which made it look bad.
Sullivan takes a swing at Jong Guk's ribcage but misses.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kim Jong Guk comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Jong Guk 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 Jack Bonds scores the fight 27:30
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 27:30
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Guk!

An out of breath Kim Jong Guk thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: CEC 513     
Date:   Apr 30, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Bronson Steam and Kim Jong Guk. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

183 cm
28
198 lbs
21 - 4 - 1
180 cm
27
178 lbs
13 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight 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 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bronson Steam!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Steam on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Jong Guk lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Steam swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jong Guk has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Steam is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Steam throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Steam steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Steam takes a swing at Jong Guk's ribcage but misses.
Steam looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Steam throws a head kick that misses.
Jong Guk appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Jong Guk turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A big left from Steam misses.
Steam misses with a hook.
A looping hook to the body misses from Steam. Jong Guk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk scores with a punch to the head.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Steam sees it coming and moves out of range.
Steam looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Jong Guk wants to counter with a clinch but Steam pushes him away.
Steam keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Steam throws a poor cross that misses
and Jong Guk counters with a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut. Steam saw that one coming.
Steam takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A nice inside leg kick there by Jong Guk. That's going to slow Steam down.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick from Steam.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Steam keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jong Guk.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Steam moves out of range as Jong Guk strikes.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Steam sees it coming and moves out of range.
Steam is looking to counter punch.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick which misses Steam's front leg but catches the back leg as Steam tries to avoid it.
Jong Guk fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Steam is out of range.
Jong Guk throws out a leg kick but Steam moves out of range and Jong Guk only half commits.
Steam takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Steam takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Jong Guk scores with a body shot.
Steam throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk punishes Steam's body with a nice straight punch.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk blocks a head kick by Steam.
Jong Guk is trying to counter with his kicks.
A head kick by Steam misses
and Jong Guk counters with a thumping low kick.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Steam is looking to wear down Jong Guk with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Steam. That did some damage!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Good standup being displayed there by Jong Guk as he connects with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk connects with a looping right hand.
Jong Guk is looking to slow Steam down with leg kicks.
Some bone on bone action there as Jong Guk checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jong Guk connects with a looping right hand.
Jong Guk listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Jong Guk sizes up Steam with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Steam throws a solid leg kick but Jong Guk takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Steam.
Jong Guk only half commits to the counter leg kick.
A low kick from Steam is predictable there
and Jong Guk finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Steam moves out of range of the body kick from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick that knocks Steam off balance momentarily.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Steam throws a lazy head kick

and Jong Guk counters by moving into the clinch.
Jong Guk lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Steam.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Steam.
Jong Guk misses with some punches.

Jong Guk escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Steam checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut.
Jong Guk is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Steam had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Jong Guk feints and then cracks Steam's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Steam down.
Steam throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Steam throws a looping overhand right but Jong Guk ducks down to avoid it.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Steam bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jong Guk is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Steam.
Steam feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Steam checks the leg kick nicely there.
Jong Guk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Steam.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Steam takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Steam looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Steam checks the leg kick nicely there.
A low kick from Jong Guk misses
enabling Steam to counter with a crisp jab.

It looks like Kim Jong Guk has been cut.
Steam avoids a kick to the body.
Jong Guk with a jab.
Jong Guk throws a lazy right hand but Steam sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk is looking to slow Steam down with leg kicks.
Steam is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Steam moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A shot to the liver by Jong Guk. Beautiful body shot.
Steam moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Jong Guk shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Jong Guk punishes Steam's body with a nice straight punch.
Jong Guk throws a hook but Steam avoids it easily.
Jong Guk throws a chopping leg kick but Steam manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Jong Guk checks a low kick from Steam.
Steam misses with a shot to the body

and Jong Guk counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Jong Guk misses with the head strike.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Steam.
Jong Guk keeps control of Steam as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Jong Guk manages to break the clinch.
A swing and a miss from Steam.
Jong Guk throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Danga de danga de dang - Steam scores with a four punch combination!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jong Guk steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Steam.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Steam!
Steam tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Steam throws a front kick that sends Jong Guk stumbling back into the cage.
Steam lands a nice shot that snaps Jong Guk's head back.
Steam pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Jong Guk stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Steam.
Steam throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Jong Guk counters with a solid body kick.
Jong Guk has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Steam 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.
Steam keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Steam scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Jong Guk doesn't seem bothered though.
Jong Guk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Steam's ribcage but misses.
Steam looks for the body kick but Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Jong Guk throws out a loose jab but Steam uses good head movement to avoid it.
The fighters circle momentarily. Steam darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Steam on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Guk. Jong Guk obviously looking to wear him down.
Jong Guk scores with a kick to the midsection.
Jong Guk thuds his right hand into Steam's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk misses with a looping left.
It looked like Steam was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws out a powerful jab.
Jong Guk with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Steam fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk throws a wild body kick that Steam sees coming a mile off.
Jong Guk thows a leg kick but Steam checks it
and Steam counters with a three punch combo that has Jong Guk backing up. Jong Guk nods at Steam to acknowledge the strikes.

Jong Guk is rocked!
Both fighters circling slowly here as the pace drops. Hopefully one of them does someth.. OOOHHHH!!!! Steam throws an absolute beast of a head kick! Jong Guk is done! He's out cold, twisted and contorted up against the cage! Wow!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:45 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Bronson Steam!
Bronson Steam retains his middleweight title!
A relieved looking Bronson Steam 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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Event: SYN 517 - Hoshino vs Lil wayne     
Date:   Apr 02, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Noob Saibot and Kim Jong Guk. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

182 cm
34
178 lbs
35 - 11 - 1
180 cm
27
178 lbs
12 - 4 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Aspire Clothing
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Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Noob Saibot!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, James Ackerman and Richard Clark.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Saibot looks to land a body kick but Jong Guk moved away.
A jab from Jong Guk does it's job there.
Jong Guk has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Saibot is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Saibot misses with a shot to the body
and Jong Guk counters with a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a solid leg kick but Saibot takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Jong Guk.
Saibot chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Jong Guk misses the body punch
and Saibot cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Jong Guk lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.

Jong Guk moves into the clinch.
Jong Guk blocks an uppercut.
Jong Guk misses with a punch on the inside.
Jong Guk can't find room to land a body shot as Saibot controls the action.
Saibot is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Nice body punch from Jong Guk.
Saibot doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Jong Guk makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

Saibot manages to break the clinch.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Jong Guk feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Saibot's calf.
Jong Guk swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Saibot.
Saibot scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Saibot displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Jong Guk throws out the jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Jong Guk darts in and clinches Saibot up against the cage.
Jong Guk lands with a short shot to the head.
Jong Guk misses with a body punch.
Saibot throws a punch but it's blocked by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Saibot's elbow.
Jong Guk tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Saibot misses with a body punch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Saibot.
A short right from Jong Guk on the inside.

It looks like Noob Saibot has been cut.
Saibot has had enough of the clinch but Jong Guk keeps him there for the moment.
Saibot blocks a body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Jong Guk works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Saibot blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A right handed body shot lands from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk cracks Saibot with a nice body shot.
Jong Guk goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Jong Guk blocking some punches.
Jong Guk works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a shot to the kidneys.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk lands a right hand that snaps the head of Saibot backwards.
Jong Guk misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Jong Guk misses with a hook from the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Saibot.
Jong Guk lands a hook to the side of the head.
Jong Guk lands with a left to the head.
Jong Guk tries to work over Saibot's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Jong Guk.
Saibot blocks an uppercut.
Jong Guk misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk blocks an uppercut.
Jong Guk misses with a short punch on the inside.
Jong Guk doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Saibot lands a hook that snaps the head of Jong Guk backwards.
Jong Guk tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

Saibot escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Saibot misses with an uppercut. Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Saibot throws a right and a left that both miss.
Jong Guk tries to clinch up.
Jong Guk tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Saibot circles away from the clinch attempt.
A little feinted left hand from Saibot on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Jong Guk checks the leg kick nicely there.
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.
Saibot lands a glancing blow to the side of Jong Guk's head.
Jong Guk throws out a leg kick but Saibot moves out of range and Jong Guk only half commits.
Jong Guk wants to slow Saibot down by chopping away at his legs.
Saibot circles away from the clinch attempt.
Jong Guk throws a hook but Saibot avoids it easily.
Saibot tries to land a body kick
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Jong Guk is looking to clinch.
As Jong Guk backs away, Saibot returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Saibot blocks a leg kick.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Saibot moves away.
Jong Guk tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Saibot paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Jong Guk tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Saibot manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
A counter left hand to the body from Saibot misses its target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk lands with a cross.
Nice body kick there by Jong Guk.
Saibot scores with a hook.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Saibot on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Saibot moves out of range as Jong Guk strikes.
Jong Guk fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Saibot on the side of the head.
Jab, jab by Jong Guk - just one landing.
Jong Guk scores with a hook to the body. Saibot takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A low kick from Saibot is predictable there
and Jong Guk counters with a right hand to the body.
Saibot with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Saibot tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Saibot.
Nice uppercut there from Jong Guk.
Saibot scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Jong Guk doesn't seem bothered though.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick.
Saibot is looking to counter punch.
Jong Guk throws the kick towards the body but Saibot avoids it.
Saibot uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Saibot checks it well.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Jong Guk ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Jong Guk tries to counter by closing the distance.

Jong Guk gets a clinch.
A short right from Jong Guk on the inside.
Jong Guk tries a body shot but Saibot blocks it.
Saibot blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Jong Guk misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk misses with a hook to the ribs.
Jong Guk misses with a hook to the ribs.
Jong Guk can't find room to land a body shot as Saibot controls the action.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Jong Guk cracks Saibot with a nice body shot.
Saibot blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Jong Guk misses with a hook from the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk misses with a hook to the ribs.

Saibot breaks the clinch.
Nice defenses there by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Jong Guk lands with a shot to the body.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Saibot.
Jong Guk flicks out a counter leg kick but Saibot steps away.
A low kick from Jong Guk misses
and Saibot counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Saibot throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk moves away from the strike by Saibot.
Jong Guk fails in his attempt to clinch.
Saibot throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Saibot lands a jab to the head.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick
and Saibot cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Jong Guk fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick
and Saibot counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Jong Guk thinking.
Jong Guk fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Saibot has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
It looks like Saibot has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Saibot takes a swing at Jong Guk's ribcage but misses.
Jong Guk wants to counter the offense by Saibot and move into the clinch position.
Jong Guk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Saibot moves into range and connects with a jab.
Saibot lands a slapping body shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jong Guk closes the distance but Saibot moves to the side
and Saibot counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Saibot checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Jong Guk tests Saibot's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Jong Guk scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Saibot throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Saibot ducks under a wild hook from Jong Guk.
Saibot checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. Saibot looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

Jong Guk instigates a clinch.
Jong Guk lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Saibot backwards.
Jong Guk tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Jong Guk blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Saibot tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Saibot lands with a light punch inside.
Jong Guk pushes Saibot back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Jong Guk swings wildly with an uppercut but Saibot uses good head movement to avoid it.
Saibot tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk scores with a nice hook to the head.
Saibot scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Saibot can't find room to land a body shot as Jong Guk controls the action.
Jong Guk lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Saibot blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Saibot.
Saibot doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Saibot misses with the head strike.
Saibot lands with a right to the head.
Jong Guk lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Saibot blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Jong Guk misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch on the inside from Jong Guk fails to land.
Jong Guk working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Jong Guk misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk lands on the inside with an uppercut.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Saibot.

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!
Saibot takes a shot to the head.
Jong Guk pushes Saibot back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Jong Guk lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

Saibot is rocked!
Saibot blocks an uppercut.
Oh Saibot is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Jong Guk tries a body shot but Saibot blocks it.
Saibot seems to have got his legs back now.
A short uppercut from Saibot.
Jong Guk misses with a body punch.
A right hook to the body lands for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a left hand that snaps the head of Saibot backwards.
Saibot misses with a short punch on the inside.
Jong Guk can't find room to land a body shot as Saibot controls the action.
Jong Guk lands a nice shot to the body.
A left hand lands to the body for Jong Guk.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Saibot blocks an uppercut.
A shot in the inside from Jong Guk.
Saibot is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Jong Guk throws a punch but it's blocked by Saibot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk misses with a hook from the clinch.
Good body shot from Jong Guk.
Saibot tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Noob Saibot'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!


Jong Guk has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Saibot.
Jong Guk tries to clinch but Saibot moves out of range.
Jong Guk is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Jong Guk tries to close the distance and clinch but Saibot swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Good work by Saibot as he checks the leg kick.
Saibot blocks a leg kick.
Saibot throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk wants to counter the offense by Saibot and move into the clinch position.
Donk. Jong Guk catches Saibot right on the button with a cross.
Saibot misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Jong Guk digs a good hook to Saibot's body.
Jong Guk on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Saibot tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk cracks Saibot with a good jab.
Saibot keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Saibot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick from Saibot.
Saibot throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk misses with a looping left.
It looked like Saibot was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Jong Guk.
Decent striking displayed by Saibot there.
Saibot ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Jong Guk lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Jong Guk turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Jong Guk misses the target.
Saibot chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jong Guk can pounce on him.
Jong Guk looks to land a right hand but Saibot moved out of range.
Saibot misses the jab.
Noob Saibot has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a jab but it's blocked by Saibot.
Saibot is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Jong Guk looks to throw a body kick
and Jong Guk 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.
Jong Guk lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Jong Guk feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Saibot's calf.
Saibot lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jong Guk's sensitive parts.
Saibot fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Saibot's jab looks to have found its range, popping Jong Guk under the eye.
Saibot connects with the punch.
Jong Guk lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Jong Guk pivots, looking for a leg kick but Saibot is out of range and Jong Guk settles back down.
Saibot is looking to counter punch.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Saibot chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jong Guk can pounce on him.
Jong Guk uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Saibot.
Saibot throws a shot to the body.
A leg kick checked by Saibot.
Saibot swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Saibot takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Nice body kick there by Saibot.
Saibot lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jong Guk's sensitive parts.
Saibot blocks a low kick nicely.
Jong Guk throws a jab when Saibot was well out of range.
Saibot throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Saibot attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Saibot throws a jab when Jong Guk was well out of range.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Saibot cracks the inside of Jong Guk's front leg.
Saibot misses the jab.
Saibot has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk tries to clinch but Saibot moves out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Saibot on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Saibot throws a head kick but Jong Guk moves out of range.

Jong Guk has taken the fight to the clinch.
Kim Jong Guk 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.
Saibot lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A head punch on the inside from Jong Guk fails to land.
Saibot misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Saibot scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Jong Guk misses with a body punch.
A head punch on the inside from Jong Guk fails to land.
Jong Guk goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Jong Guk swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Saibot prevents a body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk blocks a body shot from Saibot.
Jong Guk can't find room to land a body shot as Saibot controls the action.
Saibot blocks a body shot from Jong Guk.
Saibot has a couple of punches blocked by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk can't find room to land a body shot as Saibot controls the action.
Jong Guk works on Saibot's body with a couple of short punches.

Saibot breaks from the clinch.
Jong Guk moves in looking to clinch but Saibot pushes him off.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Kim Jong Guk.
Well Jong Guk has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 27:30
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 28:29
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 28:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Guk!

Our winner, Kim Jong Guk, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Event: CFC 422     
Date:   Mar 18, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Robert Munson and Kim Jong Guk. 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.

185 cm
26
185 lbs
10 - 4 - 1
180 cm
26
178 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robert Munson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
The judges for this bout are Yves DeLean, Gregory Folan and Ian Loll.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Munson scores with a jab. Jong Guk acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Munson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jong Guk fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Robert Munson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Munson.
Jong Guk wants to counter with a clinch but Munson pushes him away.
Munson throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Jong Guk tries to clinch but Munson moves out of range.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Jong Guk throws a lazy right hand but Munson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Good leg kick by Jong Guk there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Munson loads up on a big right hand but Jong Guk slips the punch.
Munson throws a leg kick but Jong Guk sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Jong Guk delivers a nice body kick.
Munson walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Munson is just out of range.
Jong Guk comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Munson 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.
Jong Guk tries to counter by closing the distance.
Jong Guk throws a low kick, looking for Munson's leg but Munson calmly moves out of range.
Munson swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Good work by Munson as he checks the leg kick.
Jong Guk misses with a looping left.
Jong Guk pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Munson quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Munson connects with an inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Munson delivers a nice body kick.
Munson has been working on his boxing with his coaches at White Eagle in the buildup to the fight.
Jong Guk scores with a crisp jab that stopped Munson in his tracks.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Munson on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Jong Guk jabs Munson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A swing and a miss from Munson.
Donk. Munson catches Jong Guk right on the button with a cross.
Jong Guk tries to clinch but Munson is having none of it.
Jong Guk is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Munson rather than just go for the knockout.
Jong Guk misses the jab.
Jong Guk jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Munson takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Munson appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick that knocks Munson off balance momentarily.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jong Guk lands the left hand.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Munson.
Munson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Munson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Munson looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Munson blocks a low kick nicely.
An inside leg kick from Jong Guk misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Munson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Munson throws a big shot that misses.
Munson shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Jong Guk with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Munson throws a chopping leg kick but Jong Guk manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Munson shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Munson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Munson is just out of range.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut. Munson saw that one coming.
A slow jab from Munson misses its intended target.
Munson ducks under a wild hook from Jong Guk.
Munson moves out of range of the leg kick from Jong Guk.
Nice jab there from Munson.

Jong Guk forces Munson back against the cage and clinches.

Munson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Munson moves out of range.
Jong Guk tries to clinch up but Munson circles away and keeps his distance.
Munson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jong Guk can pounce on him.
Munson throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Munson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Munson takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
A low kick from Munson misses
and Jong Guk counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Nice defenses there by Munson.
The fighters circling - Jong Guk throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Munson.
Jong Guk jabs Munson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Munson lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Munson thumps Jong Guk with a low kick.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
A nice leg kick lands there from Munson.
A nice leg kick lands there from Munson.
Jong Guk slips under a jab from Munson.
A leg kick checked by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Munson fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Jong Guk cracks a nice hook into Munson's ribs.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Munson lands with a nice body kick.
Jong Guk finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Jong Guk misses.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Munson keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Munson manages to avoid it.
Munson misses with a low kick.
Munson cracks Jong Guk with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Munson closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Munson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Jong Guk throws a hook but Munson blocks it.
Munson thuds his shin into the meat of Jong Guk's side.
Munson with a jab.
Jong Guk throws a chopping leg kick but Munson manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Jong Guk misses with a straight right.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick that misses.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut.
Jong Guk throws a nice inside leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk throws an overhand right that lands on Munson's shoulder, as Munson tries to avoid the shot.
Jong Guk on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Munson. Munson obviously looking to wear him down.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Munson looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Munson fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Jong Guk checks it well.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk 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.


Jong Guk takes a swing at Munson's ribcage but misses.
Munson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Munson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Munson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Munson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk looks to land a right hand but Munson moved out of range.
Munson looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Munson fakes the leg kick and cracks Jong Guk in the body.

Jong Guk has Munson up against the cage in a clinch.
Jong Guk working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Jong Guk has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Munson struggles to land a body shot inside as Jong Guk controls his hands.
Jong Guk tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Munson takes a shot to the head.
Jong Guk tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk misses with a hook to the ribs.
Jong Guk has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Munson.
Munson scores with a shot to the side of Jong Guk's head.
Jong Guk blocking some punches.
Munson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Jong Guk misses with a punch to the body.
A short right from Jong Guk on the inside.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jong Guk tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Munson's elbow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Munson throws a head punch that misses.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Munson blocks an uppercut.
Jong Guk blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Jong Guk tries to throw a body punch but Munson avoids it by throwing Jong Guk back against the cage.
Jong Guk has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Munson seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Jong Guk can turn it around.
Jong Guk fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Jong Guk gets through Munson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Jong Guk misses with a hook to the ribs.
Jong Guk misses with a body punch.
Jong Guk struggles to land a body shot inside as Munson controls his hands.
Jong Guk lands a right hand that snaps the head of Munson backwards.
Munson throws an elbow that misses.
Jong Guk lands a hook to the side of the head.
Munson scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A head punch on the inside from Munson fails to land.
A right hand to the body from Munson.
Munson blocks a body shot from Jong Guk.
A short uppercut from Munson.
Jong Guk throws a head punch that misses.
Jong Guk throws a punch but it's blocked by Munson.
Munson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Munson blocks an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jong Guk misses with a hook to the ribs.
Jong Guk misses with a short punch on the inside.

Munson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Munson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Munson throws a shot from downtown. Jong Guk moves away and avoids it.
Jong Guk connects with a jab.
Jong Guk takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Munson lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Munson throws a chopping leg kick but Jong Guk manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Jong Guk lands a jab to Munson's midsection.
A shot to the liver by Jong Guk. Beautiful body shot.
Munson misses the jab.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Munson misses with a body kick.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A nice leg kick lands there from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk takes one on the button.
Munson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Jong Guk.
Nice defenses there by Munson.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Munson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Munson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Munson throws a shot from downtown. Jong Guk moves away and avoids it.
Jong Guk misses the body punch
and Munson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Munson takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Jong Guk checks a leg kick.
Munson takes a jab right on the kisser.
A jab lands there for Munson.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Munson moved away.
Munson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jong Guk blocks a leg kick.
Munson connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Jong Guk with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Munson to score with a decent uppercut.
Munson stuns Jong Guk with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Munson looks to throw the jab but Jong Guk is out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Munson throws a hook to the side of Jong Guk's head but Jong Guk sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Munson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Munson takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws the kick towards the body but Munson avoids it.
Munson fires out a quick counter leg kick but Jong Guk just manages to avoid it.
Munson throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Jong Guk scores with a hook.
Munson scores with a kick to the body.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick from Munson.
Munson misses with a hook.
An inside leg kick from Munson misses.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
A punch lands to the side of Munson 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Jong Guk swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Munson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Munson moved away.
Munson avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Munson scores with a jab. Jong Guk acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
The fighters circling - Jong Guk throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Jong Guk checks the leg kick nicely there.
Jong Guk connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
A head kick misses from Munson.
Munson throws a good cross that connects.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Kim Jong Guk will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Jong Guk blocks a jab.
Munson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jong Guk throws the left hand but Munson avoids the punch easily.
Some bone on bone action there as Jong Guk checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Munson misses with an uppercut. Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Jong Guk throws out a leg kick but Munson moves out of range and Jong Guk only half commits.
Munson throws a low kick but Jong Guk avoids it.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk 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 Munson has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Munson and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Munson.
Nice body kick from Jong Guk.
A telegraphed right hand from Jong Guk misses the target.
Jong Guk uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Munson.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Munson fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk stuns Munson with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick as Munson jumps back.
Jong Guk attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Munson 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.
Munson throws out a loose jab but Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Munson. That did some damage!
Jong Guk takes a swing at Munson's ribcage but misses.
Munson throws a half hearted mid kick.
Jong Guk wants to counter with a clinch but Munson pushes him away.
Munson scores with a spinning back kick!
Jong Guk 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.
Jong Guk cracks Munson with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Munson looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Munson connects with the punch.
Jong Guk wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Munson misses with a wild body shot.
Jong Guk tries a quick counter leg kick but Munson is wise to it.
Jong Guk throws out a leg kick but Munson moves out of range and Jong Guk only half commits.
Jong Guk's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Jong Guk checks a leg kick nicely.
An inside leg kick from Jong Guk misses.
Nice defenses there by Jong Guk.
Munson misses with a head kick.
Munson is looking to slow Jong Guk down with leg kicks.
Munson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Jong Guk now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Munson swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
An inside leg kick from Jong Guk misses.
Munson lands with an overhand left.
Some bone on bone action there as Munson checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Munson throws a low kick but it's checked well by Jong Guk.
Munson avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the leg kick from Munson.
Nice cross by Munson.
Munson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Munson tried to score with a low kick but Jong Guk checks it.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Munson, right into the meat.
Munson throws a solid leg kick but Jong Guk takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Munson.
Munson on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Munson takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Nice shot lands for Jong Guk.
Munson feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Jong Guk's calf.
Munson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Munson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Munson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Guk moves away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses the jab.

Jong Guk moves into the clinch successfully.

Munson manages to break the clinch.
Jong Guk swings widly with a right hand
enabling Munson to counter with a crisp jab.
Munson checks a leg kick nicely.
Jong Guk walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Munson throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Munson throws a leg kick but Jong Guk moved away.
Jong Guk blocks a leg kick.
Jong Guk ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Munson misses with a straight left.
Jong Guk only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Munson misses with a low kick.
A low kick from Munson misses
and Jong Guk counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
An inside leg kick from Munson misses.
Jong Guk lands a slapping body shot.
Decent striking displayed by Jong Guk there.
Munson throws a nice outside leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jong Guk lands with a kick to the ribs.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Munson moves away.
Munson is looking to counter punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Munson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jong Guk comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Jong Guk lands with an uppercut that bounces Munson off the cage and back into range.
Munson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Nice body punch from Jong Guk.
Munson misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Munson sets himself, and Jong Guk steps forward looking for the clinch! Munson avoids it this time.
Good shot there by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a nice inside leg kick.
Jong Guk listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Jong Guk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Munson.
Jong Guk lands a slapping body shot.
Munson misses with a leg kick.
Munson turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Munson rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
enabling Jong Guk to counter with a crisp jab.
Munson misses with an uppercut.
That kick from Jong Guk tenderised Munson's leg. Munson is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jong Guk stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Munson.
Jong Guk connects with an inside leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Kim Jong Guk just about did enough to take it.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Munson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Munson delivers a nice body kick.
Munson throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Munson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Munson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Guk. Jong Guk obviously looking to wear him down.
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Munson looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Jong Guk lands a nice leg kick that just misses Munson's sensitive parts.
Munson lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Jong Guk finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Nice defenses there by Jong Guk.
Munson checks a leg kick nicely.
A big left from Munson misses.
Jong Guk takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Munson throws a jab when Jong Guk was well out of range.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick which misses Munson's front leg but catches the back leg as Munson tries to avoid it.
Munson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the leg kick from Munson.
Jong Guk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Munson checks a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Munson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Jong Guk looks to land a right hand but Munson moved out of range.
Munson fires out a quick counter leg kick but Jong Guk just manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Jong Guk tried to score with a low kick but Munson checks it.
Munson throwing a counter right hand but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk tries to score with a low kick but Munson moves his leg out of the way.
Munson throws a big shot that misses.
Munson is looking to slow Jong Guk down with leg kicks.
Munson tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Jong Guk is able to avoid easily.
Munson tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Munson connects with a solid leg kick.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk checks a low kick from Munson.
Jong Guk is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Munson.
Nice body kick from Munson.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick.
Munson swinging wildly here.
Jong Guk fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Munson has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A leg kick checked by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk flicks out a counter leg kick but Munson steps away.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Munson fires out a quick counter leg kick but Jong Guk just manages to avoid it.
Munson throws a wild body kick that Jong Guk sees coming a mile off.
Jong Guk finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A clash of legs there as Jong Guk blocks the low kick.
Munson blocks a low kick nicely.
Munson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk blocks a leg kick.
Good exchange - Jong Guk coming out on top.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Munson moves out of range of the strikes.
Jong Guk throws a nice inside leg kick.
Jong Guk dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A leg kick checked by Jong Guk.
Munson on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Jong Guk ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Munson throws a push kick but Jong Guk slaps the foot to one side.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Munson is looking to counter with a body kick.
Jong Guk swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Munson throwing a counter right hand but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Munson lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Munson connects with a body shot that sends Jong Guk's belly button to the back.
Jong Guk throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Munson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Munson.
Jong Guk lands a nice hook to Munson's body. Munson takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Jong Guk buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk looks to land a left hand but Munson moved out of range nicely.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Munson.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick from Munson.
Jong Guk steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Munson. That one must have hurt.
Jong Guk thuds a left hand into Munson's body.

Jong Guk clinches up with Munson and pushes him back against the cage.
Jong Guk tries to throw a body punch but Munson avoids it by throwing Jong Guk back against the cage.
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!
Jong Guk throws a punch but it's blocked by Munson.
A short right from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Jong Guk blocks a body shot from Munson.
Jong Guk blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Jong Guk throws a punch but it's blocked by Munson.
Jong Guk tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Munson's elbow.
Jong Guk tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Munson's elbow.
Jong Guk misses with a hook to the ribs.
Munson lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Jong Guk lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Munson lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Jong Guk lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Munson or not.

Munson breaks from the clinch.
Munson tries to land a leg kick but Jong Guk saw it coming and moves away.
Jong Guk lands a lovely overhand right.
Munson is looking to land body kicks.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick
and Munson counters with a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk checks a low kick from Munson.
Munson checks a low kick from Jong Guk.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Kim Jong Guk 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!


Munson on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Munson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Munson scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Munson moves out of range.
Jong Guk with a hook.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick which misses Munson's front leg but catches the back leg as Munson tries to avoid it.
A leg kick checked by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk is looking to slow Munson down with leg kicks.
Munson keeps the fight on the outside.
Jong Guk takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Jong Guk slips under a jab from Munson.
Jong Guk throws out a counter right but Munson avoids it with no problem.
Jong Guk smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Jong Guk checks the leg kick nicely there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Munson moves away.
Jong Guk throws the left hand but Munson avoids the punch easily.
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Munson is just out of range.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Munson strikes.
Jong Guk throws out a counter right but Munson avoids it with no problem.
Jong Guk scores with the left hand. Munson knows he should have avoided that one.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Munson. That did some damage!
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk throws a looping overhand right but Munson ducks down to avoid it.
Jong Guk misses with a looping left.
Jong Guk is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Munson.
Jong Guk slips under a jab.
Munson slips a straight right by Jong Guk.
Munson looks for the body kick but Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Munson connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Jong Guk momentarily.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Munson 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 Jong Guk has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Jong Guk and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Munson getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Munson takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
A bone on bone clash there as Munson blocks the leg kick.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Munson is just out of range.
Munson scores with a hook to the body. Jong Guk takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Munson throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Robert Munson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Munson throws a low kick but it's checked well by Jong Guk.
Munson misses with a body kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. Munson looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Munson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Jong Guk lands a body shot.
Jong Guk throws a low kick, looking for Munson's leg but Munson calmly moves out of range.
Jong Guk throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Munson stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Munson tries to land a leg kick but Jong Guk saw it coming and moves away.
Jong Guk throws a chopping leg kick but Munson manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Jong Guk looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick that knocks Munson off balance momentarily.
Jong Guk checks the leg kick.
Munson throws a jab when Jong Guk was well out of range.
Good standup being displayed there by Munson as he connects with a hook.
Munson throws a lazy right hand but Jong Guk sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. Munson looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Munson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Munson connects with a nice looking jab.
Jong Guk with a hook.
Munson scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Munson tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Munson throws a big shot that misses.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. Munson looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Munson scores with a push kick.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Jong Guk throws a jab but it's blocked by Munson.
Munson thinks about countering with a body kick.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk misses with a kick to the body
enabling Munson to counter with a crisp jab.
Munson misses with an attempted mid kick.
Jong Guk throws a hook but Munson avoids it easily.
Jong Guk throws a chopping leg kick but Munson manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Jong Guk.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A swing and a miss from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Munson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk tries to counter by closing the distance.
Kim Jong Guk 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.
Munson throws a front kick aimed at Jong Guk's knee but Jong Guk avoids it well.
Jong Guk throws a nice inside leg kick.
Jong Guk displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Munson throws out the jab.
Munson takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Munson throws a solid leg kick but Jong Guk takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Munson.
Jong Guk throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Munson gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk connects with an inside leg kick.
Decent striking displayed by Munson there.
Jong Guk blocks a leg kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a big shot that misses.
Munson connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Munson misses with a low kick as Jong Guk jumps back.
Munson misses with a body kick.
Nice cross by Jong Guk.
Jab, jab by Munson - just one landing.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Yves DeLean scores the fight 45:50
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 46:49
Judge Ian Loll scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Guk!

During a confident post fight interview, Kim Jong Guk thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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G S C
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
88%

 

Event: CFC 419     
Date:   Feb 25, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kim Jong Guk and Johnny Reach. Reach comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Here's Johnny kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

180 cm
26
178 lbs
10 - 4 - 0
195 cm
37
195 lbs
40 - 18 - 2
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 middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 40 wins, 18 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Johnny Reach!
The judges for this bout are Steve Smith, Gregory Folan and Alec Ball.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
Jong Guk cracks Reach with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Reach looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
An inside leg kick lands from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk punishes Reach's body with a nice straight punch.
A slow jab from Jong Guk misses its intended target.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Reach throws out a counter right but Jong Guk avoids it with no problem.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Reach was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Reach.
Reach pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Reach manages to avoid it.
A nice side step and Reach releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. Reach looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Jong Guk keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Jong Guk looking to land some kicks to the body here.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Reach! But no joy.
Jong Guk looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Jong Guk clobbers Reach with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jong Guk lands with a cross.
Jong Guk bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Reach's head.
Jong Guk takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Reach throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Reach looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Reach's coach down at K.O.N.Y. was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Reach's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Jong Guk works the jab nicely.
Jong Guk lands a nice leg kick that just misses Reach's sensitive parts.
Jong Guk wants to clinch up but Reach keeps it at a distance.
Jong Guk throws a front kick aimed at Reach's knee but Reach avoids it well.
Reach looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Jong Guk throws a looping overhand right but Reach ducks down to avoid it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jong Guk throws a hook but Reach blocks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk connects with an inside leg kick.
Reach throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Reach throws the left hand but Jong Guk avoids the punch easily.
A jab from Jong Guk does it's job there.
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Reach. That did some damage!
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Jong Guk slips a jab from Reach.
Jong Guk looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A telegraphed right hand from Jong Guk misses the target.
Reach appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Jong Guk is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.

Jong Guk closes the distance and clinches.
Jong Guk misses with a hook to the ribs.
Jong Guk tries to work over Reach's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Jong Guk doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Reach misses with the head strike.
A right hand to the body from Jong Guk.
Reach blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Jong Guk working some nice short punches in the clinch.

Reach decides to pull guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reach trying to control the position here.

Jong Guk stands up and waves to Reach to follow him.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. Reach looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Reach takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Reach throws a hook but Jong Guk avoids it easily.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Reach.
Jong Guk pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Jong Guk throws a hook but Reach blocks it.
Reach pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Jab by Jong Guk.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A big left from Reach misses.
Jong Guk scores with a nice body kick.
Jong Guk motions for Reach to come forward. Jong Guk throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Reach blocks a leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Reach.
Jong Guk works Reach's body with a nice hook.
Reach moves out of range of the body kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jong Guk misses with a body punch
and Reach counters with a kick to the head that grazes his opponent. Jong Guk is lucky that one didn't land flush.
Jong Guk looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Jong Guk lands a nice looking body shot.
Jong Guk stuns Reach with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Jong Guk feints and then cracks Reach's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Reach down.
Jong Guk doesn't manage to clinch there - Reach circles away.
Reach swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jong Guk 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.
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Reach. That did some damage!
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Reach sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Reach.
Jong Guk is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Reach can do to turn this around?
A slow jab from Jong Guk misses its intended target.
Jong Guk attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Reach's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Reach chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jong Guk can pounce on him.
An inside leg kick from Jong Guk misses.
Reach follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Reach defending well as Jong Guk loads up on a big left hand.
Jong Guk scores with a hook.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk is looking to slow Reach down with leg kicks.
Reach blocks a jab.
A swing and a miss from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk catches Reach with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Reach's ribcage but misses.
Reach throws a half hearted mid kick.
Jong Guk lands a nice shot to the body.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Jong Guk here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.
Jong Guk throws a hook but Reach blocks it.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Reach throws a half hearted mid kick.
Reach chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jong Guk can pounce on him.
Jong Guk throws a wild body kick that Reach sees coming a mile off.
A big right from Jong Guk misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Reach. Jong Guk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk throws a quick inside leg kick.
Jong Guk tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Reach is able to avoid easily.
Reach swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Reach is out of range.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jong Guk. That's going to slow Reach down.
Reach misses with a head kick.
Jong Guk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Reach throws a body kick that misses.
Reach takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jab, jab by Reach - just one landing.
Crunch! Jong Guk slams his shin into Reach's torso.
Reach looks to land a left hand but Jong Guk moved out of range nicely.
Jong Guk throws a low kick, looking for Reach's leg but Reach calmly moves out of range.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Reach.
Jong Guk is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Jong Guk buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk lands a slapping body shot.
Reach throws a shot from downtown. Jong Guk moves away and avoids it.
Jong Guk seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Reach on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Guk. Jong Guk obviously looking to wear him down.
A swing and a miss from Reach.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot that sends Reach's belly button to the back.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jong Guk. That's going to slow Reach down.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Reach's ribcage but misses.
A little jabbing left from Reach on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Jong Guk bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Reach's head.
Jong Guk misses with a series of wild punches.
Reach misses with a wild body shot.
Jong Guk connects with a looping right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reach misses with a double jab.
As Reach backs away, Jong Guk returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Reach tries to move into range but Jong Guk moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jong Guk loads up on a big right hand but Reach slips the punch.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Reach.
Kim Jong Guk is winning the standup battle so far.
Jong Guk moves into range and connects with a jab.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jong Guk. That's going to slow Reach down.
Reach avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Reach has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Reach there as he acknowledges the shot.
Reach displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Jong Guk throws out the jab.
Reach throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Reach takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Jong Guk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Reach swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Reach takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk 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!


Jong Guk misses with a body kick.
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.

Jong Guk clinches up with Reach and pushes him back against the cage.
Jong Guk has Reach pressed against the cage, preventing Reach from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Jong Guk lands a body shot in the clinch.
Jong Guk misses with a short punch on the inside.

Reach pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Jong Guk is looking to score with low kicks.
Reach looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Reach chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jong Guk can pounce on him.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Reach checks it.
Reach 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.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk slips a straight right by Reach.
Jong Guk lands a slapping body shot.
Reach lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Jong Guk circles away quickly and effectively.
Reach checks a low kick from Jong Guk.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk thumps Reach with a low kick.
Jong Guk throws a looping overhand right but Reach ducks down to avoid it.
Reach looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Jong Guk is looking to slow Reach down with leg kicks.
Jong Guk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Reach.
Jong Guk avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Jong Guk jabs at Reach's body.
Jong Guk throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Reach.
Jong Guk connects with a single shot there.
Reach has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick.
Reach is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Jong Guk with a body shot.
Reach on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Guk. Jong Guk obviously looking to wear him down.
Jong Guk thumps Reach with a low kick.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut. Reach saw that one coming.
Johnny Reach has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Jong Guk throws a looping overhand right but Reach ducks down to avoid it.
Reach throws a counter combo.
Jong Guk tries to clinch there but Reach circles away.
Kim Jong Guk is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Jong Guk throws a nice inside leg kick.
Reach slips under a jab from Jong Guk.
Reach swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Reach takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Reach takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Jong Guk slips a straight right by Reach.
Jong Guk misses with a kick to the body.
Jong Guk tries to clinch but Reach moves out of range.
Jong Guk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Reach throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk throws an off balance right hand
and Reach cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

It looks like Kim Jong Guk has been cut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk connects with a good right hand that stumbles Reach. Reach circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Reach.
Reach looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Reach avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Jong Guk lands a slapping body shot.
Jong Guk 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.
Jong Guk wants to clinch up but Reach keeps it at a distance.
A combination from Reach does no damage.
Jong Guk swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Reach jabs Jong Guk to the body, keeping him at a distance.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jong Guk. That's going to slow Reach down.
Reach scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Jong Guk doesn't seem bothered though.
Reach misses with a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reach scores with a jab to the jaw.
Jong Guk lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Reach is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands with a nice body punch.
Jong Guk slips under a jab from Reach.
Jong Guk connects with a jab.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.
Reach throws the kick towards the body but Jong Guk avoids it.
Jong Guk throws a sloppy body shot
and Reach counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Jong Guk thows a body kick. Reach tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Reach takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Reach fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kim Jong Guk showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Jong Guk, 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 Steve Smith scores the fight 30:27
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 30:27
Judge Alec Ball scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Guk!

Kim Jong Guk thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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FIGHT
RATING
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Event: CFC 417     
Date:   Feb 11, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Robert Munson and Kim Jong Guk. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

185 cm
26
185 lbs
8 - 3 - 1
180 cm
26
178 lbs
9 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Robert Munson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
The judges for this bout are Robert Douchet, Ian Loll and Elvis Blanc.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jong Guk tried to score with a low kick but Munson checks it.
We've been informed that Jong Guk 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.
Munson with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Jong Guk to score with a decent uppercut.
Jong Guk lands a nice leg kick that just misses Munson's sensitive parts.
Jong Guk buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Munson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Munson.
Munson's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Jong Guk connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Munson scrambles back to his feet.
A chopping leg kick lands by Munson.
Munson throws a right hand that misses
and Munson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Munson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Munson scores with a decent looking hook.
Jong Guk connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Jong Guk thumps Munson with a low kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Munson doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Munson fakes the leg kick and cracks Jong Guk in the body.
Munson pushes Jong Guk away with a front kick.
Jong Guk misses the jab.
Jong Guk takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.

Jong Guk moves into the clinch.
Munson tries to work over Jong Guk's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Munson'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.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Munson breaks from the clinch.
Munson takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Jong Guk slips under a jab.
Munson scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Munson manages to avoid it.
Munson motions for Jong Guk to come forward. Munson throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Munson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Munson.
Jong Guk was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Munson throws a push kick but Jong Guk slaps the foot to one side.
Munson is looking to land body kicks.
Jong Guk lands a nice looking body kick.
Munson blocks a leg kick.
Good leg kick by Jong Guk there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Munson looks to land a body kick but Jong Guk moved away.
Jong Guk was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Munson is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Jong Guk throws a hook but Munson avoids it easily.
Munson tried to counter with a leg kick but Jong Guk avoided it.
Jong Guk keeps Munson at a distance using the push kick.

That's two 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!
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Munson moves out of range.
Jong Guk misses the jab.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Munson misses the shot to the body.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Jong Guk throws a leg kick which misses Munson's front leg but catches the back leg as Munson tries to avoid it.
A jab from Jong Guk misses.
Munson lands a glancing blow to the side of Jong Guk's head.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk moves out of range as Munson strikes.
Jong Guk stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Munson.
Munson misses with a looping right.
Munson blocks a head kick by Jong Guk.
Munson cracks the inside of Jong Guk's front leg.
Munson tests Jong Guk's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut. Munson saw that one coming.
Jong Guk is looking to slow Munson down with leg kicks.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Munson connects with a leg kick. Jong Guk looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Munson gets off balance looking for a body kick
letting Jong Guk counter with a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk connects with a nice looking jab.
Jong Guk avoids the head kick by Munson.
Jong Guk appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Jong Guk pivots, looking for a leg kick but Munson is out of range and Jong Guk settles back down.
Munson takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Jong Guk is looking to score with low kicks.
A big left from Munson misses.
Munson misses the shot to the body.
Jong Guk looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Jong Guk lands a body shot.
Jong Guk is looking to score with low kicks.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Jong Guk crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Munson - the referee stops the clock and Jong Guk gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Munson. Jong Guk manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Munson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Jong Guk with a jab.
Munson throws out a loose jab but Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid it.
Munson scores with a kick to the body.
Munson ducks right into an uppercut from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Munson had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Munson throws a quick inside leg kick.
Munson throws a low kick, looking for Jong Guk's leg but Jong Guk calmly moves out of range.
A slapping leg kick lands for Munson.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a body kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Munson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Guk checks the leg kick nicely there.
Munson scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Munson connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Guk motions for Munson to come forward. Jong Guk throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Jong Guk takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Jong Guk tries to work over Munson's front leg with a kick but Munson checks it.
Munson misses with a straight right.
Munson backing away here, and Jong Guk unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Jong Guk tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk tried to score with a low kick but Munson checks it.
Munson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Jong Guk blocks a jab.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk throws a low kick, looking for Munson's leg but Munson calmly moves out of range.
Munson looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Munson moves out of range.
A decent looking cross lands there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Munson.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Munson is out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Kim Jong Guk will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Jong Guk throws a chopping leg kick but Munson manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Munson throws a body kick that misses.
Jong Guk throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Munson jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Munson moves away.
A low kick from Jong Guk is predictable there
and Munson counters with a low kick, right behind Jong Guk 's knee.
Jong Guk lands a body shot.
Munson checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Jong Guk throws a big shot that misses.
Munson needs to keep his hands up - Jong Guk had a free shot at his head there.
Munson lands a right hook to the body.
Munson thows a body kick. Jong Guk tries to catch it but that hurt him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A shot to the liver by Jong Guk. Beautiful body shot.
Munson scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Munson checks it.
Munson is looking to score with low kicks.
Jong Guk doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Jong Guk's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
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!
Munson checks a low kick from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. Munson looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
A big left from Munson misses.
It seemed like Jong Guk was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Munson throws a nice inside leg kick.
Munson takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Munson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A punch combination from Munson misses.
An inside leg kick from Munson misses.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Munson.
Munson looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Munson.
Jong Guk swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
A jab from Jong Guk does it's job there.
Munson throws the left hand but Jong Guk avoids the punch easily.
Jong Guk is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Jong Guk scores with a shot to the body.
Munson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Munson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Jong Guk takes a swing at Munson's ribcage but misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Jong Guk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A bone on bone clash there as Jong Guk blocks the leg kick.
Jong Guk is looking to slow Munson down with leg kicks.
Jong Guk moves forwards but Munson connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Munson throws the left hand but Jong Guk avoids the punch easily.
Jong Guk looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Munson avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Munson swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Jong Guk fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Munson has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Munson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk moves in looking to clinch but Munson pushes him off.
Jong Guk scores with a body shot.
Jong Guk checks the leg kick nicely there.
Jong Guk looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A slapping leg kick lands for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
That kick from Munson tenderised Jong Guk's leg. Jong Guk is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jong Guk lands with a straight right. Munson didn't see that one coming.
Munson fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Jong Guk checks it well.
Jong Guk wants to land a leg kick but Munson is out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Munson scores with a jab to the head.
Jong Guk will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Munson motions for Jong Guk to come forward. Munson throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Munson throws a body shot but no joy.
Munson has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Munson there as he acknowledges the shot.
Munson just misses with a punch to the body.
A countering left hand to the body from Jong Guk misses.
A solid leg kick lands there for Munson.
Munson throws a jab but it's blocked by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick from Munson.
Munson 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.
Munson throws a quick inside leg kick.
Jong Guk slips a jab from Munson.
Jong Guk misses with an uppercut.
Munson bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Jong Guk's head.
Jong Guk misses with a hook.
Munson misses with a jab to the body
and Jong Guk counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
A decent looking cross lands there for Jong Guk.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Munson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk connects with a leg kick. Munson looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jong Guk.
A head kick misses from Munson.
Munson tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
Munson tries to land a leg kick but Jong Guk saw it coming and moves away.
Jong Guk lands with a good body shot.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Munson swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk flicks out a counter leg kick but Munson steps away.
Jong Guk takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Munson avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
A clash of legs there as Jong Guk blocks the low kick.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jong Guk.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Munson checks a leg kick nicely.
Jong Guk throws a head kick but Munson moves out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Munson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jong Guk tries to counter by closing the distance.
Munson tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Munson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Munson feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Munson manages to avoid it.
Munson throws a body shot but no joy.
Munson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot.
Munson moves out of range of the strikes.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Munson shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Munson throws a half hearted mid kick.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Munson moved away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk 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.
Munson connects with a crisp jab.
Jong Guk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Munson manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk is looking to score with low kicks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Munson throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.

Jong Guk has closed the distance and engaged Munson in a clinch.
Munson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Jong Guk has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Jong Guk misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Munson fails to land.
A nice right hand lands inside from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Munsons head.
Munson tries a body shot but Jong Guk blocks it.
With the fighters up against the cage, Munson throws an elbow but misses.
Munson blocks an uppercut.
Munson lands a right hand.
Munson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Jong Guk's elbow.
Jong Guk lands a hook that snaps the head of Munson backwards.
A short right from Jong Guk on the inside.
Jong Guk lands a left hand that snaps the head of Munson backwards.
Jong Guk tries a body shot but Munson blocks it.
A short right from Jong Guk on the inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jong Guk lands with a short shot to the head.
Jong Guk goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Munson wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Jong Guk has him pressed against the cage.
Jong Guk misses with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Munson.
Kim Jong Guk is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Jong Guk fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Munson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Jong Guk misses with a punch on the inside.
Munson has Jong Guk pushed against the cage.

Munson manages to break the clinch.
Jong Guk cracks Munson with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Jong Guk throws a push kick but Munson slaps the foot to one side.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk misses with a body kick.
Jong Guk connects with a single shot there.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jong Guk. That's going to slow Munson down.
Munson fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range.
Munson throws a low kick but Jong Guk avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Jong Guk's corner calls for a 1-2. Jong Guk obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Jong Guk tries to work over Munson's front leg with a kick but Munson checks it.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Munson manages to avoid it.
Munson loads up on a big right hand but Jong Guk slips the punch.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Munson moves away.
Jong Guk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Munson was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Guk.
Munson slips under a jab from Jong Guk.
Munson shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Munson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Munson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
It appears Munson was looking to counter with a kick there.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick as Munson jumps back.
Munson misses with a head kick.
Munson tries to work over Jong Guk's front leg with a kick but Jong Guk checks it.
Munson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Munson looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Jong Guk checks the leg kick nicely there.
A slapping leg kick lands for Munson.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Munson cracks the inside of Jong Guk's front leg.
Munson checks the leg kick nicely there.
A big left from Munson misses.
Jong Guk throws a big shot that misses.
Munson is looking to counter punch.
Jong Guk misses the jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Munson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Munson misses with a low kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Jong Guk misses the target.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jong Guk tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Munson's calf.
Munson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Munson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Munson tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Jong Guk works Munson's body with a nice hook.
Munson misses with a double jab
letting Jong Guk counter with a right hand.
Robert Munson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Munson tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Robert Douchet scores the fight 27:30
Judge Ian Loll scores the fight 27:30
Judge Elvis Blanc scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Guk!

Kim Jong Guk thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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RATING
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Event: GKNY 113 - Momochi vs Nilsen     
Date:   Jan 21, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Kim Jong Guk and Dan Skog. Kim Jong Guk has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?