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Event: CEFC 332     
Date:   Feb 19, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 820 p4p, 108 weight class) and James Steel (ranked 2338 p4p, 278 weight class). James Steel is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

180 cm
34
192 lbs
21 - 14 - 2
183 cm
34
202 lbs
18 - 18 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

Groove Gear

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 21 wins, 14 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 18 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, James Steel!
The judges for this bout are Steve Smith, Alec Ball and Gregory Folan.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Steel lands with an uppercut that bounces Sigfridsson off the cage and back into range.
That kick from Sigfridsson tenderised Steel's leg. Steel is trying to keep his angry face on.

Steel shoots in and bounces Sigfridsson off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Sigfridsson is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Steel controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Sigfridsson keeping full guard, as Steel tries to pass.
Sigfridsson is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Steel trying to control but Sigfridsson is working from the bottom.
Sigfridsson is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Steel trying to control the position from guard on top but Sigfridsson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Steel shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Sigfridsson counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Sigfridsson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Steel throws out the jab.
James Steel seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Steel misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Sigfridsson is looking to clinch.
Steel keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Steel tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Sigfridsson looks to land a left hand but Steel moved out of range nicely.

Steel fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Sigfridsson sprawls well initially but Steel persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Sigfridsson trying to control but Steel postures up.
Sigfridsson is not content to let Steel control the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Sigfridsson slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Sigfridsson trying to keep a closed guard but Steel is proving a slippery customer.
Sigfridsson looking to hit a scissor sweep but Steel is one step ahead there.
Steel slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Steel trying to control the position from guard on top but Sigfridsson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Sigfridsson throws a big shot that misses.
Sigfridsson throws the kick towards the body but Steel avoids it.
Steel swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Sigfridsson keeps Steel at a distance using the push kick.
Steel tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Sigfridsson is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Steel shoots for a double leg takedown but Sigfridsson sprawls well. He's pushed Steel's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Steel blocks a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Sigfridsson closes the distance and clinches.
Steel misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Steel tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Sigfridsson's elbow.
Steel misses with a punch to the body.
A head punch on the inside from Sigfridsson fails to land.
Sigfridsson lands with a short punch from the clinch.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Sigfridsson fails with an attempt to clinch.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the side of Steel's head but Steel sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Steel avoids a punch combination nicely.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sigfridsson looks to land a right hand but Steel moved out of range.
It seemed like Steel was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Steel throws the left hand but Sigfridsson avoids the punch easily.
Steel is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sigfridsson.
Steel throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Steel missing with a left hand there. Sigfridsson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
It looked like Sigfridsson was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Steel scores with a crisp jab that stopped Sigfridsson in his tracks.
Steel shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Sigfridsson but Sigfridsson pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Steel loads up on a big right hand but Sigfridsson slips the punch.
Steel misses the jab.
Steel misses with a hook.
Steel takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Sloppy strikes from Sigfridsson. Those never looked like landing.
Sigfridsson slips a jab from Steel.
Steel tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Steel throws a hook to the side of Sigfridsson's head but Sigfridsson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Steel misses the shot to the body.
Steel throws a hook to the side of Sigfridsson's head but Sigfridsson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
It looked like Sigfridsson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Sigfridsson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Steel throws a jab when Sigfridsson was well out of range.
Sigfridsson blocks a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Steel misses with a hook to the body
and Sigfridsson makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Sigfridsson throws a solid leg kick but Steel takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Sigfridsson.
Steel misses with a hook
and Sigfridsson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Steel missing with a left hand there. Sigfridsson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Sigfridsson wants to clinch.
Steel looks to score with a jab to the body but Sigfridsson is just out of range.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is winning the standup battle so far.

Sigfridsson closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
A frustrated look appears on Sigfridsson's face as he tries to break the clinch.

Steel gets a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Steel looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Steel is trying to control. Sigfridsson wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
My spies in Midnight MMA inform me that Steel has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Steel content to control rather than advance.
Sigfridsson is pressing down on Steel's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Sigfridsson wants to sweep here but Steel controlling him for the moment.
Steel looking to pass the guard.
Sigfridsson is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Sigfridsson keeping full guard, as Steel tries to pass.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

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

Sigfridsson gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Sigfridsson pushes Steel back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Steel throws a leg kick
and Sigfridsson counters with a series of strikes. Steel will be more careful next time no doubt.
Sigfridsson will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Steel fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Sigfridsson misses with the combination.
Sigfridsson slips under a jab from Steel.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
That kick from Sigfridsson tenderised Steel's leg. Steel is trying to keep his angry face on.

Steel gets a clinch.
Steel tries for a takedown but Sigfridsson manages to get underhooks.

Steel escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Steel throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson sees it coming and moves out of range.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Steel misses with a low kick.
Steel pivots, looking for a leg kick but Sigfridsson is out of range and Steel settles back down.
Sigfridsson moves out of range as Steel strikes.
Sigfridsson is looking for a counter combo.
The fight stays on the outside here - Sigfridsson looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Sigfridsson tries to clinch up but Steel circles away and keeps his distance.
Nice defenses there by Steel.
Sigfridsson slips under a jab.
Sigfridsson scores with a body shot.
Steel looks to land a left hand but Sigfridsson moved out of range nicely.
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 Benjamin Sigfridsson will probably get the nod.
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.


A big left from Steel misses.
Sigfridsson half committed to a counter leg kick.
Sigfridsson wants to land a leg kick but Steel is out of range.
Steel lands with a right hand.
Steel misses with an uppercut
and Sigfridsson counters with a left and a right that stings Steel.
Sigfridsson slaps away a takedown attempt from Steel, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Steel throws a hook but Sigfridsson avoids it easily.
Steel lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
A low kick from Steel misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a three punch combo that has Steel backing up. Steel nods at Sigfridsson to acknowledge the strikes.
Sigfridsson misses with a two punch combination.
Steel looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Steel avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Steel slips under a jab from Sigfridsson.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sigfridsson is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Sigfridsson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Steel paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Steel throws the left hand but Sigfridsson avoids the punch easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Steel throws the left hand but Sigfridsson avoids the punch easily.
Sigfridsson throws a big counter combination but Steel scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Steel connects with a solid leg kick.
Steel misses with a straight right.
Sigfridsson tries to clinch up.
Sigfridsson throws a nice looking combination but Steel bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
A looping hook to the body misses from Steel. Sigfridsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sigfridsson half committed to a counter leg kick.
Sigfridsson misses with a head kick.
Sigfridsson lands a leg kick that knocks Steel off balance momentarily.
Steel shoots in for a takedown but Sigfridsson shows good takedown defense.
Steel tries a low kick but Sigfridsson avoids it.
Sigfridsson lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Steel circles away quickly and effectively.
A punch lands to the side of Sigfridsson 's head but he takes it in his stride.

Steel shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Steel prevents Sigfridsson from improving his position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson wants to sweep here but Steel controlling him for the moment.
Sigfridsson keeping moving, preventing Steel from controlling successfully.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson controlling Steel's posture.
Sigfridsson wants to sweep here but Steel controlling him for the moment.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
Steel wants to control from the top but Sigfridsson keeps moving.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Sigfridsson leaves Steel with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Benjamin Sigfridsson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of James Steel.
A jab from Steel misses.
Sigfridsson throwing a counter right hand but Steel manages to avoid it.
The fight stays on the outside here - Sigfridsson looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

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.
Steel blocks a leg kick.
Steel looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Sigfridsson looks to land a right hand but Steel moved out of range.
Sigfridsson throws a quick inside leg kick.
Sigfridsson avoids the head kick by Steel.
Sigfridsson cracks Steel with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Steel catches Sigfridsson with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Steel shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Sigfridsson but Sigfridsson pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Steel on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Sigfridsson. Sigfridsson obviously looking to wear him down.
James Steel has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Steel misses with a double jab
and Sigfridsson counters with a one-two to the body.
Sigfridsson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Steel.
Steel misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Benjamin Sigfridsson!

Benjamin Sigfridsson was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
45%

 

Event: CEFC 331     
Date:   Feb 11, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Thomas Rutherford (ranked 447 p4p, 57 weight class) and Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 553 p4p, 74 weight class). Thomas Rutherford could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Benjamin Sigfridsson's chin.

187 cm
36
190 lbs
20 - 20 - 0
180 cm
34
192 lbs
21 - 13 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Groove Gear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 20 wins, 20 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Thomas Rutherford!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 21 wins, 13 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Gregory Folan, Steve Smith and William Peck.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rutherford lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Sigfridsson rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Rutherford moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Rutherford will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Rutherford throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Sigfridsson throws a low kick but Rutherford moves out of range easily.
Rutherford connects with a combination that backs up Sigfridsson into the cage. Rutherford lands a flurry of punches that gets past Sigfridsson's guard. Sigfridsson is down and the referee has seen enough. It is all over! Rutherford bursts into tears - this win obviously means a huge amount to him.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:19 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Thomas Rutherford!
Thomas Rutherford is the new middleweight champion!
Thomas Rutherford gave a mention to Riner Clothing and Laundry (85%) in his post fight interview. That will please them (and hopefully generate some sales).
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: CEFC 328     
Date:   Feb 02, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 764 p4p, 97 weight class) and Lugh Blackburn (ranked 1133 p4p, 138 weight class). Blackburn has chosen When the Man Comes Down as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

180 cm
34
192 lbs
20 - 13 - 2
187 cm
39
200 lbs
34 - 25 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Groove Gear

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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 20 wins, 13 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 34 wins, 25 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Lugh Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are William Peck, Gregory Folan and Elvis Blanc.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Blackburn drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Nice uppercut lands for Sigfridsson. That snapped Blackburn's head back.
Sigfridsson misses with the combination.
Sigfridsson throws a wild combination but nothing lands.

Blackburn closes the distance and clinches.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Blackburn.
Blackburn tries to pull guard but Sigfridsson won't allow it.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson prevents a body shot from Blackburn.

Sigfridsson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Blackburn avoids the head kick by Sigfridsson.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Sigfridsson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Blackburn tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Sigfridsson just stands there and leans against the cage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Blackburn fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Blackburn is trying to pull guard but Sigfridsson turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Benjamin Sigfridsson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Lugh Blackburn.

Blackburn pulls guard successfully.

Blackburn working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Sigfridsson doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Sigfridsson manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson tries to free his leg and advance position but Blackburn is retaining full guard.
Sigfridsson tries to stand but Blackburn is controlling from the bottom.
Blackburn is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Sigfridsson stays in close to Blackburn's body and controls the position.

Blackburn throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Sigfridsson wants to stand but Blackburn has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
Sigfridsson slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Blackburn can't keep his opponent in guard - Sigfridsson advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Sigfridsson is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Blackburn!
Sigfridsson takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Sigfridsson continues to stall.
Blackburn is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Blackburn regains half guard.
Sigfridsson performing his best blanket impression for a moment.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Blackburn actively working from the bottom here.
Sigfridsson tries to stand but his hand is stuck under Blackburn.
Blackburn trying to control but Sigfridsson postures up.

Blackburn looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Blackburn is staying active underneath Sigfridsson, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Blackburn trying to control but Sigfridsson postures up.
Sigfridsson is looking to take a break and control but Blackburn is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Sigfridsson controlling the pace.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.

Blackburn looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Sigfridsson is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.

Blackburn looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Sigfridsson controlling the action here.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Blackburn on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Blackburn throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sigfridsson takes one to the side of the head.
Blackburn paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Blackburn tries to clinch but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Blackburn misses with a wild body shot.
Sigfridsson is looking to counter punch.
Sigfridsson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Blackburn can do to turn this around?
Blackburn misses with a hook.
Blackburn throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

Sigfridsson clinches with his opponent.
Blackburn tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Sigfridsson just stands there and leans against the cage.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch.
Sigfridsson tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Blackburn avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sigfridsson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Sigfridsson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Blackburn throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Sigfridsson stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Blackburn tries to clinch but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Sigfridsson swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Sigfridsson fails to land with a series of punches.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sigfridsson takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick that misses.
Sigfridsson lands a jab-cross combination.
Blackburn jabs at Sigfridsson's body.
Blackburn listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Sigfridsson gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Blackburn.
Blackburn tests Sigfridsson's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Sigfridsson sizes up Blackburn with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Sigfridsson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Blackburn.
Sigfridsson 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.
Sigfridsson scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Lugh Blackburn seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sigfridsson moves in looking to clinch but Blackburn pushes him off.
Blackburn takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Sigfridsson throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Sigfridsson fails in his attempt to clinch.
Sigfridsson tries a head kick but it misses.
Sigfridsson tries a low kick but Blackburn avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sigfridsson moves away.
Blackburn throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Sigfridsson feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Blackburn misses with an uppercut. Sigfridsson saw that one coming.
Blackburn scores with a body shot.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Sigfridsson!
Sigfridsson throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Nice defenses there by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Sigfridsson throws a shot from downtown. Blackburn moves away and avoids it.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is winning the standup battle so far.
Sigfridsson with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Blackburn to score with a decent uppercut.
Sigfridsson throws a front kick aimed at Blackburn's knee but Blackburn avoids it well.
Sigfridsson throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
letting Blackburn counter with a right hand.
Blackburn lands a nice shot that snaps Sigfridsson's head back.
Sigfridsson takes one to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson moves out of range of the strikes.
Sigfridsson appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Sigfridsson pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Blackburn back to the cage. Sigfridsson follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a right and a left that both miss.
Sigfridsson scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

Sigfridsson gets in close and instigates a clinch.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A jab from Sigfridsson misses.
Sigfridsson misses with a double jab.
Blackburn misses with a wild body shot.
Blackburn scores with a body shot.
Sigfridsson takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Sigfridsson throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Blackburn.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Blackburn! But no joy.
Sigfridsson throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Blackburn counters with a stiff right hand.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sigfridsson throws a big counter combination but Blackburn scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Blackburn misses with a right hand
enabling Sigfridsson to counter with a crisp jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Sigfridsson has Blackburn up against the cage in a clinch.
Blackburn lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A short left from Blackburn.
A short right from Sigfridsson.

Blackburn jumps guard.
Sigfridsson content to stall in guard here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Sigfridsson trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

Blackburn working for submissions but it's allowed Sigfridsson to get to half guard.
Blackburn controlling the position well.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sigfridsson trying to control the pace.
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 Benjamin Sigfridsson will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Blackburn lands the left hand.
Blackburn slips a straight right by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson scores with a one two! Blackburn had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Blackburn tries to clinch but Sigfridsson is having none of it.
Sigfridsson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Blackburn.
Blackburn wants to clinch up but Sigfridsson keeps it at a distance.
Blackburn swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Sigfridsson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Blackburn.

Sigfridsson drives through and clinches with Blackburn against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sigfridsson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Sigfridsson scores with an uppercut up the middle.

Sigfridsson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Blackburn tries to clinch up.
Blackburn misses the jab.

Blackburn tries to keep at a distance but Sigfridsson has taken the fight into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Sigfridsson has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Sigfridsson is leaning against Blackburn and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.

Sigfridsson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Blackburn chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Sigfridsson can pounce on him.
Sigfridsson moves in looking to clinch but Blackburn pushes him off.
Sigfridsson throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Blackburn doesn't manage to clinch there - Sigfridsson circles away.
A low kick from Sigfridsson misses
and Sigfridsson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Blackburn throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Sigfridsson takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
A punch combination from Sigfridsson misses.
Sigfridsson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

Sigfridsson closes the distance and pushes Blackburn back into the cage.
Blackburn is trying to pull guard but Sigfridsson turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Sigfridsson scores with a nice hook to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Blackburn landing knees to the head.
Blackburn throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Sigfridsson blocks it with crossed arms.
Sigfridsson lands an uppercut.
Sigfridsson scores with a nice hook to the head.

Sigfridsson's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Blackburn lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Blackburn avoids a punch combination nicely.
Blackburn fails in his attempt to clinch.
Sigfridsson paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Sigfridsson is looking to clinch.
A solid leg kick lands there for Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Blackburn misses with a body punch
and Sigfridsson counters with a slapping leg kick.
Sigfridsson moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Blackburn throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn checks a low kick from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson connects with a crisp jab.
Sigfridsson blocks a jab.
Sigfridsson throws a body kick that misses.
Sigfridsson attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Blackburn misses with a wild body shot.
Blackburn misses with a body shot.
As Blackburn looks to move away, Sigfridsson throws a big counter combo but Blackburn just gets out of the way.

Blackburn pushes Sigfridsson up against the cage in a clinch.
Lugh Blackburn has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sigfridsson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Blackburn fails to pull the fight into his guard.
A nice left hand lands by Blackburn.
Blackburn tries to land knees in the clinch but Sigfridsson avoids the damage to the body.
Blackburn tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Sigfridsson lands with a light punch inside.
Sigfridsson tries a body shot but Blackburn blocks it.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Still in the clinch, Sigfridsson scores with a nice short uppercut.
Blackburn tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Sigfridsson can't find room to land a body shot as Blackburn controls the action.
Blackburn throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Sigfridsson blocks it with crossed arms.
Blackburn tries to pull guard but Sigfridsson won't allow it.
Benjamin Sigfridsson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Lugh Blackburn.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
A slapping body kick lands there for Sigfridsson.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sigfridsson lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Blackburn circles away quickly and effectively.
Sigfridsson tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Blackburn manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Blackburn checks a leg kick.
Blackburn misses the jab.
Sigfridsson throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Blackburn swings widly with a right hand
letting Sigfridsson counter with a right hand.
A jab from Blackburn misses.

Sigfridsson rushes Blackburn and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.

And that's the end of the fight!
Benjamin Sigfridsson showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Sigfridsson 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 William Peck scores the fight 30:27
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 29:28
Judge Elvis Blanc scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Benjamin Sigfridsson!

Benjamin Sigfridsson bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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RATING
61%

 

Event: CEFC 326     
Date:   Jan 22, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 888 p4p, 116 weight class) and Vadim Nazarov (ranked 1874 p4p, 231 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

180 cm
34
192 lbs
19 - 13 - 2
187 cm
44
195 lbs
44 - 23 - 4
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

Groove Gear
Sportivité

Sportivité



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 19 wins, 13 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 44 wins, 23 losses and 4 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Vadim Nazarov!
The judges for this bout are Yves DeLean, Elvis Blanc and William Peck.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sigfridsson avoids the body shot from Nazarov.
Nazarov avoids a punch combination nicely.
Sigfridsson doesn't manage to clinch there - Nazarov circles away.
Nazarov appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Nazarov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Nazarov.
Nazarov dives in and grabs Sigfridsson's left leg, looking for a takedown. Sigfridsson pushes down on Nazarov's head and hops out.
Nazarov fails to land the takedown.

Sigfridsson closes the distance and pushes Nazarov back into the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nazarov wants a takedown.
Benjamin Sigfridsson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Vadim Nazarov.
Sigfridsson lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Sigfridsson lands a shoulder strike.
Nazarov goes for a takedown attempt but Sigfridsson pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Sigfridsson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Nazarov.
Benjamin Sigfridsson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sigfridsson connects with a leg kick. Nazarov looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Sigfridsson lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Nazarov backs up against the cage.

It looks like Vadim Nazarov has been cut.
Nazarov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Nazarov.
A nice combination there by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson lands with a straight right. Nazarov didn't see that one coming.
Sigfridsson swinging wildly here.
Sigfridsson thumps Nazarov with a low kick.
Sloppy strikes from Sigfridsson. Those never looked like landing.
A little jabbing left from Nazarov on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A punch combination from Sigfridsson misses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nazarov looks to land a right hand but Sigfridsson moved out of range.
Nazarov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sigfridsson manages to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Nazarov.
The fighters circling - Nazarov throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sigfridsson slips a straight right by Nazarov.
Nazarov closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
A left and a right from Sigfridsson both land. Nice combination.
Nazarov is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Sigfridsson rather than just go for the knockout.
Sigfridsson misses with a series of wild punches.
Sigfridsson slips a straight right by Nazarov.
Nazarov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sigfridsson manages to avoid it.
Sigfridsson was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Sigfridsson scores with a leg kick.
Nazarov throws a lazy right hand but Sigfridsson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Sigfridsson wants to clinch up but Nazarov keeps it at a distance.
Nazarov throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Sigfridsson stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Sigfridsson 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 Nazarov has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Nazarov and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Nazarov throws a poor cross that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a stiff right hand.
Sigfridsson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Nazarov.
Nazarov throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Nazarov scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Sigfridsson doesn't seem bothered though.
Nazarov stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Sigfridsson.
Nazarov lands a nice looking body shot.
Sigfridsson swinging wildly here.
Nazarov doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Nazarov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson throws a right hand that Nazarov ducks under and follows up with a left that Nazarov also avoids with ease.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Nazarov throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sigfridsson takes one to the chin there.
Sigfridsson falls off balance throwing a combination
and Nazarov counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nazarov throws a jab but it's blocked by Sigfridsson.
The fighters circling - Sigfridsson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sigfridsson staying out of range there.
Sigfridsson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A thudding body kick lands there by Sigfridsson!
Nazarov just misses with a punch to the body.
Sigfridsson scores with a nice right hand.
Nazarov takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
The fight stays on the outside here - Sigfridsson looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benjamin Sigfridsson dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Vadim Nazarov'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.


Sigfridsson attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Sigfridsson misses with a series of wild punches.
Sigfridsson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Nazarov.
Nazarov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Nazarov.
Nazarov loads up on a big right hand but Sigfridsson slips the punch.
Nazarov on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
A big left from Nazarov misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sigfridsson shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Nazarov eats them both and turns towards Sigfridsson to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Nazarov drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Sigfridsson gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Nazarov tries to score a body lock takedown but Sigfridsson shows good agility there to stay on his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson just leaning against Nazarov, taking a breather.
A shot in the inside from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson misses with a body punch.
Sigfridsson scores with a shoulder strike.
Nazarov is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Sigfridsson pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Benjamin Sigfridsson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Vadim Nazarov.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Sigfridsson.
Nazarov tries for a takedown but Sigfridsson manages to get underhooks.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Nazarov misses with a straight right.
Nazarov throws out a loose jab but Sigfridsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is winning the standup battle so far.
Sigfridsson moves away from the strike by Nazarov.
Sigfridsson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Sigfridsson throws a series of punches but Nazarov moves out of range.
Nazarov lands a lovely overhand right.
Nice body punch from Sigfridsson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Nazarov.
Sigfridsson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Nazarov can do to turn this around?
Sigfridsson with a jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nazarov swings widly with a right hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Sigfridsson scores with a hook.
Sigfridsson moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Nazarov throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Nazarov checks the leg kick nicely there.
Good leg kick by Sigfridsson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Sigfridsson throws a series of punches but Nazarov avoids them all with ease.
Nazarov feints the counter takedown.
Sigfridsson connects with a solid leg kick.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson tries to bum rush Nazarov with a series of wild strikes but Nazarov uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Nazarov with the counter takedown but Sigfridsson avoids it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nazarov waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Sigfridsson.
A swing and a miss from Nazarov.
Sigfridsson paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Nazarov looks to land a left hand but Sigfridsson moved out of range nicely.
It looked like Sigfridsson was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Nazarov misses with an uppercut.
Sigfridsson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Nazarov throws out the jab.
Nazarov's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Nazarov is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Sigfridsson.
Nazarov misses with an uppercut.
Nazarov checks the leg kick.
Sigfridsson wants to land a leg kick but Nazarov is out of range.
Nazarov throws a hook but Sigfridsson avoids it easily.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Nazarov is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Nazarov has moved round to his opponent's back and is looking for a suplex! Oh snap! He's tossed Sigfridsson clear over his head and slammed him to the mat!

Sigfridsson manages to get to his feet, escaping the difficult position.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Sigfridsson gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Sigfridsson lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Nazarov drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Sigfridsson gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Nazarov has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Sigfridsson avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.

Nazarov lands a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Nazarov not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Sigfridsson moves into full guard.
Nazarov won't allow Sigfridsson to sweep him here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benjamin Sigfridsson dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Vadim Nazarov'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!


Sigfridsson lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Nazarov circles away quickly and effectively.
Sigfridsson throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Nazarov looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Sigfridsson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Nazarov.
A little feinted left hand from Sigfridsson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Sigfridsson lands with a thumping leg kick.
Nazarov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Nazarov.
A nice inside leg kick there by Sigfridsson. That's going to slow Nazarov down.
Sigfridsson moves out of range of the strikes.
Nazarov misses with an uppercut. Sigfridsson saw that one coming.
Sigfridsson tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Nazarov counters with a nice body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Some wild striking there from Sigfridsson.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nazarov lands a jab.
Sigfridsson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Sigfridsson misses with a double jab

and Nazarov decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Sigfridsson's guard.
Nazarov working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Sigfridsson is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Nazarov missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Sigfridsson pulls Nazarov in close to prevent any damage.
Sigfridsson is looking to stand up but Nazarov isn't so interested in that idea.
Vadim Nazarov has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nazarov is working Sigfridsson over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Sigfridsson pulls Nazarov in close to his closed guard and prevents Nazarov from doing any damage or advancing position.
Nazarov throws a big right hand that misses.
Sigfridsson is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Nazarov is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Nazarov trying to control but Sigfridsson postures up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nazarov controlling the position for now.
Benjamin Sigfridsson overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Nazarov tries to roll over but Sigfridsson keeps him under control.
Sigfridsson sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Nazarov is looking to improve his position.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Nazarov trying to hold on to Sigfridsson's head to control him but Sigfridsson postures up.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Sigfridsson controlling the action here.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Some wild striking there from Sigfridsson.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Nazarov swings for the body but Sigfridsson moves out of range.

Sigfridsson clinches up with Nazarov and pushes him back against the cage.
Nazarov doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

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 Benjamin Sigfridsson.
Well Sigfridsson 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 Yves DeLean scores the fight 30:27
Judge Elvis Blanc scores the fight 30:27
Judge William Peck scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Benjamin Sigfridsson!

Benjamin Sigfridsson spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
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mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
56%

 

Event: CEFC Live 70     
Date:   Jan 02, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 1013 p4p, 126 weight class) and Lugh Blackburn (ranked 1667 p4p, 203 weight class). Blackburn has chosen When the Man Comes Down as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

180 cm
34
192 lbs
18 - 13 - 2
187 cm
39
200 lbs
33 - 24 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Groove Gear
Sportivité

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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 18 wins, 13 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 24 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Lugh Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are Gregory Folan, Trevor Gratis and Steve Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sigfridsson is looking to clinch but Blackburn is avoiding it.
Sigfridsson scores with a kick to the body.

Blackburn gets tackled into the cage by Sigfridsson. Sigfridsson maintains the clinch.
Sigfridsson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Sigfridsson misses with a body punch.

Sigfridsson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Sigfridsson feints a jab promting Blackburn to slip. Sigfridsson then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Blackburn slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Blackburn takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Sigfridsson fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Blackburn 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.
Sigfridsson throws a nice outside leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Blackburn blocks a low kick nicely.

Blackburn clinches.
Knees to the body from Blackburn.
Sigfridsson managing to block the knees to the body from Blackburn.
Nice body punch from Blackburn - that landed with a thud.
Blackburn misses with a short punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Blackburn.
Blackburn throws a head punch that misses.
Sigfridsson misses with a body punch.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook to the ribs.

Sigfridsson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Blackburn changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick that misses.

Sigfridsson moves into the clinch.
Blackburn blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Sigfridsson is trying to break free.
Blackburn lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Sigfridsson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Blackburn tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Sigfridsson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Sigfridsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Blackburn.
Blackburn misses with the head strike.
Blackburn lands a nice shot to the body.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson pivots, looking for a leg kick but Blackburn is out of range and Sigfridsson settles back down.
Sigfridsson takes a jab right on the kisser.
Sigfridsson rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Blackburn moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Blackburn! But no joy.
Sigfridsson lands with a straight right. Blackburn didn't see that one coming.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Sigfridsson clinches with his opponent.
Blackburn tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Sigfridsson takes a shot to the head.
Blackburn tries a knee to the head but Sigfridsson blocks it.
Sigfridsson throws a head punch that misses.
Blackburn jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Sigfridsson walks away with a smile on his face. Blackburn gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Blackburn dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Lugh Blackburn seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sigfridsson keeps the fight on the outside.
It looked like Sigfridsson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

Sigfridsson closes the distance and pushes Blackburn back into the cage.
Blackburn misses with a knee to the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Sigfridsson.
Blackburn gets through Sigfridsson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson blocks an uppercut.
Sigfridsson working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Blackburn misses with some punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Blackburn fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Benjamin Sigfridsson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Lugh Blackburn.
Blackburn throws a punch but it's blocked by Sigfridsson.
Blackburn misses with a hook from the clinch.
Sigfridsson is trying to break free.
A short right from Blackburn on the inside.
Blackburn is trying to pull guard but Sigfridsson has him pressed against the cage.
Blackburn tries to land knees in the clinch but Sigfridsson avoids the damage to the body.
Blackburn lands with a short shot to the head.
Blackburn tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Sigfridsson just stands there and leans against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Blackburn.
Blackburn connects with a knee to the head.
Sigfridsson lands with a right to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Blackburn.
Blackburn swings away with an uppercut that misses.

Sigfridsson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Sigfridsson lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Sigfridsson.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Blackburn misses with a hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Blackburn is able to avoid easily.
Blackburn takes a swing at Sigfridsson's ribcage but misses.
A big right from Blackburn misses.
Sigfridsson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Sigfridsson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Sigfridsson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Blackburn.

Sigfridsson has managed to clinch.
Blackburn trying to land knees to the body.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch.
Blackburn misses with a hook
and Sigfridsson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Blackburn missing with a left hand there. Sigfridsson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Sigfridsson tries to clinch up.
Sigfridsson 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.
A cross from Blackburn lands.
Blackburn misses with a shot to the body
and Sigfridsson counters with a left and a right that stings Blackburn.
Sigfridsson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Sigfridsson wants to clinch
and Blackburn counters with a right hand to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sloppy strikes from Sigfridsson. Those never looked like landing.
Blackburn throws a shot from downtown. Sigfridsson moves away and avoids it.
Sigfridsson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Sigfridsson throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Sigfridsson misses with a few strikes there.
Sigfridsson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Blackburn.
It looked like Sigfridsson was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
A good leg kick by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson slips a straight right by Blackburn.
Blackburn throws a body shot but no joy.
Sigfridsson throws a looping overhand right but Blackburn ducks down to avoid it.
Blackburn throws a jab when Sigfridsson was well out of range.
Sigfridsson shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Sigfridsson fails to land with a series of punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sigfridsson walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Blackburn checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Blackburn lands a head shot.
Sigfridsson tries to score with a low kick but Blackburn moves his leg out of the way.
Sigfridsson throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Sigfridsson throws a combination. Blackburn tries to block but a couple of punches get through.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Blackburn darts in trying to clinch
and Sigfridsson counters with a one-two to the body.
Sigfridsson throws a quick inside leg kick.
Blackburn avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Sigfridsson swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Blackburn ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Sigfridsson misses with a jab, cross combination.
Blackburn lands a nice looking body shot.
Blackburn uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sigfridsson.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
A slapping leg kick lands for Sigfridsson.

Sigfridsson moves into range and clinches up with Blackburn.
Blackburn landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Lugh Blackburn seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sigfridsson on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Sigfridsson is trying to force a seperation but Blackburn has the dominant position.
Sigfridsson is trying to break the clinch but Blackburn is controlling him.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson scores with a shoulder strike.
Blackburn missing with knees to the body.

Sigfridsson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Blackburn throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sigfridsson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
The fighters circling - Blackburn throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sigfridsson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Blackburn can do to turn this around?
Sigfridsson misses with a kick to the body.
Blackburn wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Blackburn swings for the body but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Blackburn takes a swing at Sigfridsson's ribcage but misses.
Blackburn misses with a lunging right hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a stiff right hand.
Blackburn takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Blackburn is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Sigfridsson appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Blackburn misses with a hook.
Blackburn takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Sigfridsson lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blackburn scores with a hook to the body. Sigfridsson takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Sigfridsson attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Blackburn wants to counter the offense by Sigfridsson and move into the clinch position.
Sigfridsson throws a right and a left that both miss.
Sigfridsson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Blackburn.
Sigfridsson is looking to chop away at Blackburn's legs.
Blackburn lands a body shot.
Blackburn's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Blackburn missing with a left hand there. Sigfridsson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Blackburn scores with a body shot.
Sigfridsson tries to bum rush Blackburn with a series of wild strikes but Blackburn uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Sigfridsson misses with a series of wild punches.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Blackburn! But no joy.
Blackburn scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Sigfridsson avoids the body shot from Blackburn.
As Blackburn looks to move away, Sigfridsson throws a big counter combo but Blackburn just gets out of the way.
Blackburn misses the jab.
Blackburn lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Sigfridsson has taken the fight to the clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sigfridsson is trying to break the clinch but Blackburn is controlling him.

Sigfridsson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Sigfridsson throws a shot from downtown. Blackburn moves away and avoids it.
Sigfridsson listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Sigfridsson duly obliges.
Sigfridsson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Blackburn paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Sigfridsson is looking to slow Blackburn down with leg kicks.
Sigfridsson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Blackburn.
Sigfridsson misses with a low kick.
Sigfridsson misses with a wild body shot.
Blackburn bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Blackburn throws a jab when Sigfridsson was well out of range.
Sloppy strikes from Sigfridsson. Those never looked like landing.
Blackburn is looking to clinch.
Blackburn's corner calls for a 1-2. Blackburn obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benjamin Sigfridsson 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. 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.


Sigfridsson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Sigfridsson swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Blackburn is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson is looking to clinch.
Sigfridsson tries to bum rush Blackburn with a series of wild strikes but Blackburn uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sigfridsson moves in looking to clinch but Blackburn pushes him off.

Sigfridsson moves into the clinch.
Sigfridsson working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Nice body punch from Blackburn.
Blackburn misses with a short punch on the inside.

Sigfridsson manages to break the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Blackburn thows a left - swing and a miss!
Blackburn throws a jab but it's blocked by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson misses with a series of wild punches.
Blackburn jabs Sigfridsson to the body, keeping him at a distance.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn lands a lovely overhand right.
Sigfridsson throws a head kick that Blackburn semi-blocks.
A nice leg kick lands there from Sigfridsson.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is winning the standup battle so far.
Sigfridsson slips under a jab from Blackburn.
Sigfridsson appears to be looking for a big counter.
Good work by Blackburn as he checks the leg kick.
Sigfridsson misses with a few strikes there.
Blackburn swats away the attempt to clinch by Sigfridsson.
Blackburn circles away from the clinch attempt.
Blackburn steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Sigfridsson.

Sigfridsson instigates a clinch.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch.
Blackburn throws the left hand but Sigfridsson avoids the punch easily.
Sigfridsson went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Blackburn avoids the body shot from Sigfridsson.
Blackburn scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Blackburn ducks under a wild hook from Sigfridsson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson misses with a body kick.
Good exchange - Blackburn coming out on top.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jab from Blackburn.
Sigfridsson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Blackburn scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Sigfridsson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

Blackburn gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Blackburn takes a shot to the head.
A shot in the inside from Sigfridsson.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Blackburn lands a left hand that snaps the head of Sigfridsson backwards.
Sigfridsson has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
A head punch on the inside from Blackburn fails to land.
Sigfridsson blocking some punches.
Sigfridsson misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook to the ribs.
Blackburn with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Blackburn fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Sigfridsson misses with a punch on the inside.
Blackburn tries to pull guard but Sigfridsson won't allow it.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Blackburn scores with a jab to the head.
Sigfridsson moves in looking to clinch but Blackburn pushes him off.
Blackburn lands an overhand right.
Lugh Blackburn has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Blackburn is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Blackburn is looking to clinch.
Sigfridsson closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Sigfridsson fails with an attempt to clinch.
Blackburn misses with a body shot.
As Blackburn looks to move away, Sigfridsson throws a big counter combo but Blackburn just gets out of the way.
Sigfridsson takes a swing at Blackburn's ribcage but misses.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson lands the left hand.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Sigfridsson, 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!
Sigfridsson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Blackburn.
Sigfridsson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Blackburn. Sigfridsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sigfridsson throws a big counter combination but Blackburn scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Sigfridsson moves out of range of the strikes.
Blackburn scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
A big right from Sigfridsson misses.
Sigfridsson wants to clinch but Blackburn slips to the side
and Blackburn counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Sigfridsson tries to bum rush Blackburn with a series of wild strikes but Blackburn uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Blackburn looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Blackburn fails in his attempt to clinch.
The fighters circling - Sigfridsson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Blackburn throws a jab when Sigfridsson was well out of range.
Sigfridsson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Blackburn throws out the jab.
Blackburn bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

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 Benjamin Sigfridsson.
Well Sigfridsson 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 Gregory Folan scores the fight 30:27
Judge Trevor Gratis scores the fight 30:27
Judge Steve Smith scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Benjamin Sigfridsson!

Benjamin Sigfridsson spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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RATING
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Event: CEFC 322     
Date:   Dec 15, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 597 p4p, 79 weight class) and Wampage Johnson (ranked 981 p4p, 133 weight class). Johnson is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Come Over (feat. Stylo G). The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
34
192 lbs
18 - 12 - 2
178 cm
37
198 lbs
31 - 20 - 2
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Groove Gear
Sportivité

Urban Fighter
Sportivité



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 18 wins, 12 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 20 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Wampage Johnson!
The judges for this bout are William Peck, Gregory Folan and Ian Loll.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Johnson looks to throw the jab but Sigfridsson is out of range.
Johnson wants to slow Sigfridsson down by chopping away at his legs.
As Johnson looks to move away, Sigfridsson throws a big counter combo but Johnson just gets out of the way.
Johnson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Johnson fails to land with a series of punches.
Sigfridsson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Johnson.
Sigfridsson appears to be looking for a big counter.
Some wild striking there from Sigfridsson.
Johnson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sigfridsson throws out the jab.
Johnson throws a hook but Sigfridsson blocks it.
Johnson throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Sigfridsson stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Johnson fails to land with a series of punches.
It looked like Sigfridsson was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Johnson.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Sigfridsson rushes Johnson and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Sigfridsson misses with a body punch.
A body shot lands from Johnson.
Johnson pushes Sigfridsson back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Johnson throws a head punch that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson misses with a body punch.
Johnson lands a right hand that snaps the head of Sigfridsson backwards.

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

Sigfridsson forces Johnson back against the cage and clinches.
Johnson scores with a nice hook to the head.
Johnson scores with a shoulder strike.
Sigfridsson lands a nice uppercut.
Sigfridsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Johnson stalling in the clinch.
Johnson displaying some good clinch control by pressing Sigfridsson up against the cage.
Johnson swings wildly with an uppercut but Sigfridsson uses good head movement to avoid it.

Sigfridsson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Sigfridsson stalks Johnson and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Johnson's face. Johnson staggers backwards, shaken.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Johnson tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Sigfridsson gets tackled into the cage by Johnson. Johnson maintains the clinch.
Johnson misses with a hook to the ribs.
Johnson cracks Sigfridsson with a nice body shot.
Sigfridsson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson misses with the head strike.
Johnson lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Sigfridsson backwards.
Johnson tries to throw a body punch but Sigfridsson avoids it by throwing Johnson back against the cage.
Sigfridsson is leaning against Johnson and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Sigfridsson lands a body shot.
Sigfridsson working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Johnson cracks Sigfridsson with a nice body shot.
Sigfridsson tries a body shot but Johnson blocks it.
Johnson misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short right from Sigfridsson.
Johnson blocks a body shot from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson lands with a light punch inside.
Sigfridsson throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Johnsons head.
Johnson throws a punch but it's blocked by Sigfridsson.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson swings wildly with an uppercut but Johnson uses good head movement to avoid it.
A head punch on the inside from Johnson fails to land.
Johnson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Johnson prevents Sigfridsson from breaking the clinch.
A left hand lands to the body for Sigfridsson.
Johnson swings wildly with an uppercut but Sigfridsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Nice body punch from Johnson.
Johnson scores with a shoulder strike.
Sigfridsson is trying to break the clinch but Johnson has him pressed against the cage.
Sigfridsson blocks a body shot from Johnson.
Sigfridsson has a couple of punches blocked by Johnson.
Johnson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Johnson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Sigfridsson tries to throw a body punch but Johnson avoids it by throwing Sigfridsson back against the cage.
Johnson can't find room to land a body shot as Sigfridsson controls the action.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Sigfridsson misses with a series of wild punches.
Johnson checks a leg kick nicely.

Sigfridsson rushes Johnson and presses him up against the cage.
Johnson throws a punch but it's blocked by Sigfridsson.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sigfridsson lands a shot to the body.
Sigfridsson working aggressively here.
Johnson working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Sigfridsson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Johnson misses with a punch to the body.
Johnson lands a body shot in the clinch.
Johnson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Johnson.
Johnson misses with a punch to the body.
Sigfridsson lands on the inside with an uppercut.
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 Benjamin Sigfridsson 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.


Sigfridsson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Sigfridsson throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Johnson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Johnson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Johnson moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
A little jabbing left from Johnson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Johnson fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Sigfridsson on the side of the head.
Sigfridsson tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Johnson is able to avoid easily.
Johnson takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Johnson scores with a shot to the body.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.

Johnson clinches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson has Sigfridsson pressed against the cage.

Sigfridsson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is winning the standup battle so far.
Sigfridsson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Johnson.
Sigfridsson is looking for a counter combo.

Sigfridsson has managed to clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson blocks a body shot from Johnson.
Sigfridsson blocking some punches.
Johnson misses with a hook to the ribs.
Johnson lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Sigfridsson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A nice left hand lands by Johnson.
Johnson throws a head punch that misses.
Sigfridsson misses with the head strike.
A short right from Johnson on the inside.
Johnson cracks Sigfridsson with a nice body shot.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Sigfridsson goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.

Sigfridsson closes the distance and pushes Johnson back into the cage.
Sigfridsson lands a nice shot to the body.

Sigfridsson 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!
Sigfridsson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A little feinted left hand from Sigfridsson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Johnson scores with a kick to the midsection.
Sigfridsson throws a series of punches but Johnson avoids them all with ease.

Johnson forces Sigfridsson back against the cage and clinches.

Johnson's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
A head kick misses from Johnson.
Sigfridsson throws a nice looking combination but Johnson bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Sigfridsson thows a leg kick but Johnson checks it
and Johnson counters with a nice body kick.
Johnson will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Johnson lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
A nice inside leg kick there by Johnson. That's going to slow Sigfridsson down.
Sigfridsson tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Johnson manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Johnson lands a slapping body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Sigfridsson misses with a jab, cross combination.
Sigfridsson is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Sigfridsson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Johnson.
Sigfridsson throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Sigfridsson!
Sigfridsson misses with a straight right.
Johnson lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Sigfridsson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Johnson.
Johnson connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Sigfridsson momentarily.
Sigfridsson shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Johnson eats them both and turns towards Sigfridsson to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Johnson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Sigfridsson wants to clinch up but Johnson keeps it at a distance.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson misses with a hook. Sigfridsson ducked under it nicely.
Johnson throws a body kick that misses.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Johnson throws out a loose jab but Sigfridsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sigfridsson throws a nice head kick!
Johnson is looking to slow Sigfridsson down with leg kicks.
Johnson closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Sigfridsson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Sigfridsson will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Some bone on bone action there as Sigfridsson checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Johnson scores with a kick to the body.
Johnson lands with a nice body kick.
Sigfridsson fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Johnson is out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Wampage Johnson will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


A telegraphed right hand from Johnson misses the target.
Sigfridsson is looking for a counter combo.
Sigfridsson walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Johnson checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.

Sigfridsson clinches.
The referee calls for Sigfridsson to work.
Johnson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Johnson.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Sigfridsson creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Wampage Johnson seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook to the ribs.
Sigfridsson makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

Sigfridsson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Sigfridsson misses with a series of wild punches.
Johnson throws a body shot but no joy.
Benjamin Sigfridsson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson throws a poor cross that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a left and a right that stings Johnson.
Johnson misses with an uppercut. Sigfridsson saw that one coming.
Sigfridsson misses with a series of wild punches.
Johnson steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
The fight stays on the outside here - Sigfridsson looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Sigfridsson throws a wild body kick that Johnson sees coming a mile off.
Johnson slips a jab and a cross from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson walks into a jab.
Johnson scores with a nice strike.
Sigfridsson shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Nice body punch from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Sigfridsson.

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!
A slapping body kick lands there for Johnson.

Johnson rushes Sigfridsson and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Johnson pushes Sigfridsson back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson lands a hook that snaps the head of Johnson backwards.
Sigfridsson lands a right hand that snaps the head of Johnson backwards.
Johnson cracks Sigfridsson with a nice body shot.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
A nice right hand lands inside from Johnson.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
A short uppercut from Johnson.
Sigfridsson misses with some punches.
Johnson misses with the head strike.
Johnson working aggressively here.
Johnson lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Sigfridsson looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Sigfridsson misses with a punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson blocks a body shot from Johnson.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Sigfridsson tries to work over Johnson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Johnson works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Sigfridsson lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Johnson lands a left hand.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Johnson can't find room to land a body shot as Sigfridsson controls the action.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook from the clinch.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Sigfridsson lands on the inside with an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Sigfridsson.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sigfridsson.
Johnson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Johnson blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson blocks an uppercut.
Johnson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Sigfridsson backwards.
Johnson misses with some punches.
Johnson throws a head punch that misses.
Sigfridsson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Johnson is working Sigfridsson over against the cage.
Johnson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sigfridsson.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Johnson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Johnson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A shot in the inside from Johnson.
Johnson misses with some punches.
Sigfridsson blocks an uppercut.
Sigfridsson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Johnson misses with some punches.
Johnson looking to stall.
Johnson presses Sigfridsson against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Wampage Johnson just about did enough to take it.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


A jab from Johnson misses.
Sigfridsson is looking for a counter combo.
Sigfridsson swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Johnson counters with a straight right hand.
Sigfridsson misses with a looping left.
Sigfridsson looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Johnson scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Sigfridsson misses with a wild combination.
Sigfridsson displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sigfridsson scores with a three punch combo!
Johnson thuds his right hand into Sigfridsson's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Sigfridsson shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

Sigfridsson is rocked!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Johnson throws a nice outside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Sigfridsson throws a combination that misses
and Sigfridsson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Johnson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Johnson connects with a nice looking jab.
Oh Sigfridsson is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Johnson misses with a hook
and Sigfridsson counters with a three punch combo that has Johnson backing up. Johnson nods at Sigfridsson to acknowledge the strikes.
Sigfridsson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Sigfridsson appears to be looking for a big counter.
Johnson throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson moved away.
Sigfridsson seems to have got his legs back now.
Johnson cracks the inside of Sigfridsson's front leg.
Johnson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Johnson throws a shot from downtown. Sigfridsson moves away and avoids it.
Johnson is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Sigfridsson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Johnson throws a low kick but Sigfridsson moves out of range easily.
Johnson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sigfridsson is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Jab by Johnson.
Sigfridsson swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Sigfridsson backing away here, and Johnson unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Sigfridsson connects with a nice looking jab.
Johnson is looking to land body kicks.
Johnson throws a wild body kick that Sigfridsson sees coming a mile off.
The fighters circling - Johnson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sigfridsson misses with a few strikes there.
Johnson scores with a body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson throws a right hand that Sigfridsson ducks under and follows up with a left that Sigfridsson also avoids with ease.
The crowd cheers as Johnson lands an impressive looking overhand right. Sigfridsson doesn't seem phased though.
Sigfridsson throws a lazy body kick
and Johnson counters with a straight right hand.
Sigfridsson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Johnson. Johnson obviously looking to wear him down.
Good standup being displayed there by Johnson as he connects with a hook.
Johnson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
It seemed like Johnson was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Sigfridsson is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Johnson lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Johnson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson misses with a right hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.

Sigfridsson gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A short right from Johnson on the inside.
Johnson working aggressively here.
Johnson throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Sigfridssons head.
Johnson struggles to land a body shot inside as Sigfridsson controls his hands.
A short uppercut from Johnson.
Sigfridsson working hard to break the clinch.
Sigfridsson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Johnson's elbow.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Johnson.
Johnson blocks an uppercut.
Johnson throws a head punch that misses.
Johnson has a couple of punches blocked by Sigfridsson.
Johnson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Johnson struggles to land a body shot inside as Sigfridsson controls his hands.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Wampage Johnson 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. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!



Sigfridsson drives through and clinches with Johnson against the cage.
Johnson scores with a shoulder strike.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook from the clinch.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
A head punch on the inside from Sigfridsson fails to land.
Johnson looking to slow down the pace here.
Johnson misses with a punch to the body.
Johnson lands with a short head shot on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Johnson.
Sigfridsson looking to stall.
Sigfridsson scores with a shot to the side of Johnson's head.
Sigfridsson tries to break the clinch but Johnson is controlling the position.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson cracks Sigfridsson with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Sigfridsson will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Sigfridsson.
Johnson dips to his left and cracks Sigfridsson with an uppercut!
A slow jab from Johnson misses its intended target.
Sigfridsson fails in his attempt to clinch.
Johnson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Sigfridsson takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Sigfridsson slips under a jab.
Sigfridsson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Johnson.
Benjamin Sigfridsson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sigfridsson will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Johnson looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Sigfridsson shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Johnson throws a low kick, looking for Sigfridsson's leg but Sigfridsson calmly moves out of range.
Johnson misses with a left hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sigfridsson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Johnson.
Johnson throws a nice inside leg kick.
No joy there for Sigfridsson, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Nice shot lands for Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson misses with a lunging right hand
and Johnson counters with a nice uppercut.
Sigfridsson tries to clinch there but Johnson circles away.
Sigfridsson misses with a right hand
letting Johnson counter with a right hand.
Wampage Johnson is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Sigfridsson's sensitive parts.
Sigfridsson misses with a few strikes there.
Johnson connects with a jab.

Sigfridsson closes the distance and clinches.
Sigfridsson trying to stall but Johnson improves his position.
Johnson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Sigfridsson looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Johnson is working Sigfridsson over against the cage.
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.
Sigfridsson blocks a body shot from Johnson.
Sigfridsson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Sigfridsson lands a shoulder strike.
Sigfridsson misses with the head strike.
A head punch on the inside from Sigfridsson fails to land.
Sigfridsson lands a hook that snaps the head of Johnson backwards.
Sigfridsson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson digs a right hand into Johnson's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Johnson's gas tank.
Sigfridsson misses with a punch to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson misses with the head strike.
Johnson misses with a punch to the body.

Sigfridsson manages to break the clinch.
Johnson checks the leg kick.
Sigfridsson moves away from the strike by Johnson.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Johnson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Sigfridsson. That did some damage!
Sigfridsson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Sigfridsson fails to land with a series of punches.
Johnson has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Sigfridsson.
Johnson on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Wampage Johnson.
Well Johnson 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 William Peck scores the fight 46:49
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 46:50
Judge Ian Loll scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Wampage Johnson!

Wampage Johnson is the new middleweight champion!
After winning the bout, Wampage Johnson thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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FIGHT
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Event: CEFC 319     
Date:   Nov 24, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 467 p4p, 68 weight class) and Wampage Johnson (ranked 923 p4p, 136 weight class). Johnson has chosen Come Over (feat. Stylo G) as his entrance music. This should be a great matchup!

180 cm
33
192 lbs
18 - 12 - 1
178 cm
36
198 lbs
31 - 20 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 20 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Wampage Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Jorge Garcia and Jonathan Paton.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Johnson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Johnson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Johnson.
Johnson looks to score with a jab to the body but Sigfridsson is just out of range.
Johnson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Sigfridsson throws out a powerful jab.
Sigfridsson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Johnson unleashes a big counter combination but Sigfridsson bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Johnson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Sigfridsson's sensitive parts.
Sigfridsson walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
A low kick from Sigfridsson is predictable there
and Johnson counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Some wild striking there from Sigfridsson.
Johnson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick but Johnson sees it coming and moves out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Johnson! But no joy.

Johnson closes the distance and clinches.
A hook to the body from Johnson.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sigfridsson.
A short uppercut from Johnson.
Johnson misses with some punches.
Johnson working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

Johnson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Sigfridsson looks to land a body kick but Johnson moved away.
Benjamin Sigfridsson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Johnson lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Johnson misses the jab.
Sigfridsson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Johnson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Sigfridsson. That did some damage!
Sigfridsson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Johnson fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Sigfridsson on the side of the head.
Johnson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Sigfridsson misses with a double jab.
Johnson tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Sigfridsson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Johnson gets in close and instigates a clinch.
A short uppercut from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson tries to stall but Johnson uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Johnson misses with a punch on the inside.
Johnson scores with a nice hook to the head.
Johnson lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Sigfridsson.
Johnson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Sigfridsson's elbow.
Sigfridsson throws a head punch that misses.
Johnson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Sigfridsson tries to throw a body punch but Johnson avoids it by throwing Sigfridsson back against the cage.
Johnson gets through Sigfridsson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Johnson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Johnson.
Johnson struggles to land a body shot inside as Sigfridsson controls his hands.
A short uppercut from Sigfridsson.
Johnson throws a head punch that misses.
Johnson lands with a light punch inside.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Johnson creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson misses with a body punch.
Johnson scores with a shoulder strike.
Sigfridsson lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Johnson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Sigfridsson blocks a body shot from Johnson.
Johnson struggles to land a body shot inside as Sigfridsson controls his hands.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch.
Sigfridsson scores with a three punch combo!

Sigfridsson tries to keep at a distance but Johnson has taken the fight into the clinch.
Johnson tries a body shot but Sigfridsson blocks it.
Johnson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Johnson misses with some punches.

Sigfridsson manages to break the clinch.
Johnson 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.
Johnson misses with a wild body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson lands an overhand right.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sigfridsson throws a big shot that misses.
Johnson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sigfridsson moves away.
The fight stays on the outside here - Sigfridsson looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Johnson avoids a punch combination nicely.
Sigfridsson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Johnson throws out the jab.
Sigfridsson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Johnson manages to avoid it.
Johnson feints a counter leg kick.
Johnson scores with a punch to the head.
Johnson throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Johnson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A nice inside leg kick there by Johnson. That's going to slow Sigfridsson down.
Sigfridsson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Johnson.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Johnson lands a really nice looking cross but Sigfridsson seems unphased.
Sigfridsson throws a body shot but no joy.
A looping hook to the body misses from Johnson. Sigfridsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Johnson throws a hook but Sigfridsson avoids it easily.
Sigfridsson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Sigfridsson takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Sigfridsson on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Johnson on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.

Sigfridsson drives through and clinches with Johnson against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson throws a head punch that misses.
Sigfridsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.

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

Johnson gets tackled into the cage by Sigfridsson. Sigfridsson maintains 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!
Johnson scores with a nice hook to the head.
Johnson slows down the pace here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Johnson trying to stall but Sigfridsson improves his position.
Sigfridsson blocks a body shot from Johnson.

Sigfridsson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Sigfridsson avoids the body shot from Johnson.
Sigfridsson is looking to land body kicks.
Sigfridsson is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
A punch combination from Sigfridsson misses.
Sigfridsson on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Sigfridsson takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

Sigfridsson rushes Johnson and presses him up against the cage.

Sigfridsson manages to break the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a series of punches but Johnson avoids them all with ease.
Johnson throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Sigfridsson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Sigfridsson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Johnson throws a leg kick that is checked
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Sigfridsson throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sigfridsson tests Johnson's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Johnson paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Sigfridsson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Johnson paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Sigfridsson throws a wild body kick that Johnson sees coming a mile off.
Johnson was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Sigfridsson misses with a double jab.
Johnson tries a low kick but Sigfridsson avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Johnson misses with a wild body shot.
Sigfridsson lands a leg kick that knocks Johnson off balance momentarily.
Sigfridsson throws a sloppy head kick and Johnson moves out of range easily.
Sigfridsson misses with a two punch combination.
Wampage Johnson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Sigfridsson clobbers Johnson with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Johnson lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Sigfridsson backs up against the cage.
Johnson cracks Sigfridsson with a right hand to the side of the head.

Sigfridsson is rocked!
Johnson looks to land a right hand but Sigfridsson moved out of range.
Oh Sigfridsson is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Sigfridsson is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Sigfridsson will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Sigfridsson seems to have got his legs back now.
Sigfridsson tries to bum rush Johnson with a series of wild strikes but Johnson uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Sigfridsson throws a wild combination but nothing lands.

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!
Johnson tried to score with a low kick but Sigfridsson checks it.
Johnson throws a sloppy body shot
and Sigfridsson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Johnson comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Johnson cracks Sigfridsson with a good jab.
Sigfridsson throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Johnson looks to land a right hand but Sigfridsson moved out of range.
A counter left hand to the body from Sigfridsson misses its target.
Johnson looks to land a body kick but Sigfridsson moved away.

Sigfridsson darts in and clinches Johnson up against the cage.
Johnson lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Sigfridsson wants to get back to striking at distance but Johnson won't allow it.
A shot in the inside from Johnson.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Sigfridsson.
Johnson misses with the head strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Johnson bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Sigfridsson's head.
Johnson tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Johnson has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Sigfridsson is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Johnson lands a jab to the head.
Johnson blocks a leg kick.
Sigfridsson is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Johnson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sigfridsson feints and then cracks Johnson's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Johnson down.

Sigfridsson darts in and clinches Johnson up against the cage.
Johnson misses with a punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson misses with a punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson misses with the head strike.
Sigfridsson gets through Johnson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

Sigfridsson breaks from the clinch.
Sigfridsson misses with a wild body shot.
Sigfridsson misses with a few strikes there.
Sigfridsson closes the distance looking to clinch
and Johnson counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Sigfridsson tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Johnson manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Sigfridsson lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Johnson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Sigfridsson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Johnson. That did some damage!
Some wild striking there from Sigfridsson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Johnson checks it well.
Johnson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sigfridsson. Johnson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Johnson tries to work over Sigfridsson's front leg with a kick but Sigfridsson checks it.
Sigfridsson throws a low kick, looking for Johnson's leg but Johnson calmly moves out of range.
Sigfridsson looks to score with a jab to the body but Johnson is just out of range.
Johnson replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Sigfridsson blocks it well.
A chopping leg kick lands by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Johnson paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Sloppy strikes from Sigfridsson. Those never looked like landing.
Johnson throws a chopping leg kick but Sigfridsson manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A clash of legs there as Johnson blocks the low kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Johnson drives through and clinches with Sigfridsson against the cage.
A short right from Johnson on the inside.
Sigfridsson lands a nice shot to the body.
Johnson can't find room to land a body shot as Sigfridsson controls the action.
Sigfridsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Johnson misses with the head strike.
Johnson misses with a hook to the ribs.
Sigfridsson blocking some punches.
Sigfridsson struggles to land a body shot inside as Johnson controls his hands.
Wampage Johnson seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Johnson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Sigfridsson gets through Johnson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Johnson blocks a body shot from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Johnson working aggressively here.
Sigfridsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Johnson breaks the clinch.
Sigfridsson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Sigfridsson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Johnson misses with a wild body shot.
Sigfridsson with a nice cross.
Johnson fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Sigfridsson has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
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!
Johnson avoids a punch combination nicely.
Johnson throws out a counter right but Sigfridsson avoids it with no problem.
Sigfridsson throws a jab but it's blocked by Johnson.
A punch lands to the side of Sigfridsson 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Johnson motions for Sigfridsson to come forward. Johnson throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Sigfridsson misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Johnson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Johnson.
Johnson comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Benjamin Sigfridsson did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
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.


Johnson jabs Sigfridsson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Johnson throws the left hand but Sigfridsson avoids the punch easily.
Johnson throws a hook but Sigfridsson blocks it.
Johnson checks a leg kick.
Sigfridsson takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Sigfridsson throws a chopping leg kick but Johnson manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Johnson lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Johnson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Johnson checks a leg kick.
Sigfridsson lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Johnson backs up against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson digs a good hook to Sigfridsson's body.
Sigfridsson is looking to clinch.
A big right from Johnson misses.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Johnson throws an overhand right that lands on Sigfridsson's shoulder, as Sigfridsson tries to avoid the shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Johnson. Sigfridsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Johnson cracks Sigfridsson with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Sigfridsson tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick
and Johnson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Good work by Johnson as he checks the leg kick.
Johnson cracks Sigfridsson with an open hand slap.
Johnson looks to land a left hand but Sigfridsson moved out of range nicely.
Johnson checks the leg kick nicely there.
Johnson tries to work over Sigfridsson's front leg with a kick but Sigfridsson checks it.
Johnson throws out a loose jab but Sigfridsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
A swing and a miss from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson backing away here, and Johnson unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Johnson misses with a straight right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson looks to score with a jab to the body but Sigfridsson is just out of range.
Sigfridsson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A big right from Johnson misses.
Sigfridsson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Johnson.
Johnson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Sigfridsson throwing a counter right hand but Johnson manages to avoid it.
Sigfridsson stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Sigfridsson misses the shot to the body.
Johnson only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Sigfridsson moves out of range of the strikes.
Johnson moves out of range of the leg kick from Sigfridsson.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
No joy there for Sigfridsson, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Johnson throws an overhand right that lands on Sigfridsson's shoulder, as Sigfridsson tries to avoid the shot.
Sigfridsson throws a nice outside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A slow jab from Sigfridsson misses its intended target.
Sigfridsson slips under a jab.
Sigfridsson throwing a counter right hand but Johnson manages to avoid it.
Sigfridsson throws the left hand but Johnson avoids the punch easily.
As Sigfridsson backs off Johnson throws a huge counter combo but Sigfridsson manages to avoid it all.
A telegraphed right hand from Johnson misses the target.
Sigfridsson throws a jab but it's blocked by Johnson.
Sigfridsson throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Sigfridsson lands a leg kick that knocks Johnson off balance momentarily.
Sigfridsson lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Sigfridsson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Johnson stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
A looping hook to the body misses from Johnson. Sigfridsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Sigfridsson!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson throws a hook to the side of Sigfridsson's head but Sigfridsson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Sigfridsson looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Sigfridsson lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sigfridsson fails with an attempt to clinch.
Sigfridsson scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Sigfridsson tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Johnson manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Sigfridsson takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Nice body kick there by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Johnson fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Johnson swings widly with a right hand
and Johnson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
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 Benjamin Sigfridsson 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. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Sigfridsson feints and then cracks Johnson's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Johnson down.
Sigfridsson with a nice cross.
Johnson scores with a punch to the head.
Johnson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sigfridsson manages to avoid it.
Sigfridsson was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Sigfridsson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Johnson paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Johnson throws a counter combo.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick but Johnson checks it.
Sigfridsson throws a chopping leg kick but Johnson manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Nice body kick from Johnson.
Johnson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A low kick from Johnson is predictable there
and Sigfridsson counters with a two punch combo.
Johnson tries to land a leg kick but Sigfridsson saw it coming and moves away.
Johnson connects with a solid leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson moves out of range of the leg kick from Johnson.
Sigfridsson lands with a kick to the temple. Johnson shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
A jab from Sigfridsson misses.
Johnson misses with a body kick.
Johnson circles away from the clinch attempt.
Johnson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Sigfridsson blocks a jab.
Sigfridsson pushes Johnson away with a front kick.
Johnson loads up on a big right hand but Sigfridsson slips the punch.
Johnson cracks Sigfridsson with an open hand slap.
Sigfridsson staying out of range there.
Sigfridsson will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson cracks a nice hook into Johnson's ribs.
Johnson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Sigfridsson.
Johnson misses with a jab, cross combination.
Sigfridsson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Johnson is looking to land body kicks.
Johnson moves out of range of the body kick.
Johnson counters with a body kick.
Johnson tries a head kick but it misses.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Johnson tries to land a front kick but Sigfridsson steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Sigfridsson fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Sigfridsson scores with a three punch combo!
Johnson cracks Sigfridsson with an open hand slap.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson keeps the fight on the outside.
Sigfridsson fails in his attempt to clinch.
Sigfridsson 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 lazy left from Johnson finds it's target.
Johnson slips a straight right by Sigfridsson.
Johnson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Sigfridsson throws a head kick but Johnson moves out of range.
A slow jab from Johnson misses its intended target.
Sigfridsson looks to land a body kick but Johnson moved away.
Johnson feints a counter leg kick.
Johnson takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Sigfridsson takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Johnson is looking to land body kicks.
Johnson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a head kick but Johnson moves out of range.
Sigfridsson throws a sloppy head kick and Johnson moves out of range easily.
Johnson swings for the body but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Sigfridsson fires out a quick counter leg kick but Johnson just manages to avoid it.
Sigfridsson thows a leg kick but Johnson checks it
and Johnson counters with a one-two to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Johnson closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Johnson looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Sigfridsson lands with an overhand left.

Sigfridsson clinches up with Johnson and pushes him back against the cage.
Johnson misses with a body punch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson misses with some punches.
Johnson works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
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.
Johnson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

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 Benjamin Sigfridsson.
I think Sigfridsson has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Columbo Gatti scores the fight 48:47
Judge Jorge Garcia scores the fight 46:49
Judge Jonathan Paton scores the fight 48:48

The fight is ruled a draw!

Benjamin Sigfridsson retains his title. It's always disappointing when a championship fight ends as a draw but that's what happens when you leave the fight in the judges hands!
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Event: CEFC 317     
Date:   Nov 10, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 402 p4p, 60 weight class) and Bruno Aires (ranked 667 p4p, 93 weight class). Bruno Aires told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

180 cm
33
192 lbs
17 - 12 - 1
188 cm
36
203 lbs
36 - 19 - 2
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 17 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 36 wins, 19 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Bruno Aires!
The judges for this bout are Elvis Blanc, Steve Smith and Alec Ball.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Aires misses with a takedown attempt - Sigfridsson sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Sigfridsson fails in his attempt to clinch.
A jab from Sigfridsson does it's job there.
Sigfridsson throws a low kick but Aires avoids it.
Sigfridsson is looking to chop away at Aires's legs.
Sigfridsson falls off balance throwing a combination
and Aires counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Aires keeps the fight on the outside.
Aires throws a front kick aimed at Sigfridsson's knee but Sigfridsson avoids it well.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Aires drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Sigfridsson defends it well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Some wild striking there from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Aires moves away.
Sigfridsson tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Aires manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Aires throws a leg kick
and Sigfridsson counters with a left and a right that stings Aires.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick but Aires sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Aires shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Sigfridsson as he jumps to the side.
Aires blocks a leg kick.
Sigfridsson checks a leg kick.
Sigfridsson looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Sigfridsson falls off balance throwing a combination
and Aires connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Aires shoots in but no luck this time.
Benjamin Sigfridsson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Bruno Aires.
Aires loads up on a big right hand but Sigfridsson slips the punch.
Aires swats away the attempt to clinch by Sigfridsson.
Aires misses with a takedown
and Sigfridsson counters with a stiff right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aires keeps the fight on the outside.
Aires connects with a good right hand that stumbles Sigfridsson. Sigfridsson circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Sigfridsson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Aires dips down and scores with a jab 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!
Sigfridsson drops his hands momentarily and Aires takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Aires tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Sigfridsson defends well and Aires ends up having to push Sigfridsson into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Good exchange - Sigfridsson coming out on top.

Sigfridsson darts in and clinches Aires up against the cage.

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

Aires decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Sigfridsson trying to control here.
Sigfridsson is looking to escape.
Aires controlling the pace.
Sigfridsson has his hands clasped together around Aires's back. He's all about the action.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson has hold of Aires's hands but Aires slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Aires trying to control from half guard but Sigfridsson is working away.
Sigfridsson is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Sigfridsson wants to control but Aires is keeping busy.
Aires thows a huge punch but Sigfridsson dodges it nicely.
Sigfridsson is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

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.
Sigfridsson trying to control from the bottom.
Sigfridsson taking some punishment here, with Aires in his half guard.

Aires is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Aires trying to control from half guard but Sigfridsson is working away.
Aires is looking to advance position but Sigfridsson won't allow it.
Sigfridsson desperately trying to maintain half guard.
Aires is trying to control. Sigfridsson wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sigfridsson misses with a head kick.
Sigfridsson fails to land with a series of punches.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is winning the standup battle so far.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Aires.
Aires has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Aires there as he acknowledges the shot.
Sigfridsson ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

Aires shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Sigfridsson is trying to defend but Aires finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Still in half guard, Aires seems content to control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sigfridsson keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Sigfridsson makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Sigfridsson.
Aires trying to control but Sigfridsson is working from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Sigfridsson is working hard here to advance position.
Aires is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Sigfridsson controls Aires momentarily but Aires frees himself.
Aires is looking to work some ground and pound but Sigfridsson has wrist control.
Sigfridsson keeping moving, preventing Aires from controlling successfully.
Aires passes Sigfridsson's left leg - he's now in half guard.

Aires is looking for a kimura here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Sigfridsson is looking to control Aires's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Sigfridsson avoid being mounted?
Aires prevents Sigfridsson from improving his position.
Aires slips a nice elbow through Sigfridsson's hands, connecting with Sigfridsson's forehead.

Sigfridsson has managed to escape just enough to sneak back to his feet but Aires is on him like a limpet, forcing Sigfridsson back against the cage.
Aires tries to work over Sigfridsson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Aires can't find room to land a body shot as Sigfridsson controls the action.
Sigfridsson misses with a punch on the inside.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aires feints and then cracks Sigfridsson's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Sigfridsson down.

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

Sigfridsson manages to create a bit of space in order to work his way back to his feet. Aires keeps hold of his opponent and drives him back against the cage.
Sigfridsson lands a right hand.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Aires thows a left - swing and a miss!
Sigfridsson slaps away a takedown attempt from Aires, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Sigfridsson throws a quick counter kick to the body but Aires avoids it.
Aires fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Sigfridsson avoids it really well and circles away.
Benjamin Sigfridsson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Bruno Aires.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sigfridsson stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Aires checks a leg kick nicely.
Sigfridsson throws a lazy right hand but Aires sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Aires throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a body kick.
Aires throws a poor cross that misses
and Aires takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Sigfridsson takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Aires tries for a takedown but Sigfridsson circles away easily
and Sigfridsson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
The fight stays on the outside here - Sigfridsson looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Aires misses with a body punch
and Sigfridsson counters with a one-two to the body.
Aires has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Sigfridsson finds it's way round the side to connect with Aires's head.

Aires is rocked!
Sigfridsson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Aires.
Sigfridsson is throwing punches like he's double parked. Oh my word! Huge right hand from Sigfridsson shuts the power down on Aires. Lights out, game over! Sigfridsson is your winner.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Benjamin Sigfridsson!
Benjamin Sigfridsson is the new middleweight champion!
In his post fight interview, Benjamin Sigfridsson started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Event: CEFC 316     
Date:   Nov 03, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 666 p4p, 91 weight class) and Wampage Johnson (ranked 581 p4p, 83 weight class). Johnson has chosen Come Over (feat. Stylo G) as his entrance music. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

180 cm
33
192 lbs
16 - 12 - 1
178 cm
36
198 lbs
31 - 19 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 19 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Wampage Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Bruno Lombardi and David Schapiro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Johnson blocks a low kick nicely.
Johnson throws a jab when Sigfridsson was well out of range.
Sigfridsson tries to close the distance and clinch up but Johnson swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Johnson wants to land a leg kick but Sigfridsson is out of range.
Johnson throws a poor cross that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a leg kick.
Sigfridsson throws a body kick that misses.
Sigfridsson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Johnson's sensitive parts.
Johnson looks to land a left hand but Sigfridsson moved out of range nicely.
Sigfridsson defending well as Johnson loads up on a big left hand.
A little feinted left hand from Sigfridsson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Sigfridsson misses the shot to the body.
Johnson counters with a body kick.

Sigfridsson has closed the distance and engaged Johnson in a clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Sigfridsson swings wildly with an uppercut but Johnson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Johnson misses with the head strike.
Johnson throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Sigfridssons head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Sigfridsson blocks a body shot from Johnson.
Johnson trying to control the position but instead, Sigfridsson has worked for underhooks and has pushed Johnson into the cage.
Johnson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Sigfridsson throws a head punch that misses.

Sigfridsson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Johnson throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Sigfridsson counters with a one-two to the body.
Sigfridsson wants to clinch.
Johnson is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Johnson misses with a body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson connects with a single shot there.
A low kick from Sigfridsson misses
and Johnson counters with a body kick that stops Sigfridsson in his tracks momentarily.
Sigfridsson blocks a low kick nicely.
Sigfridsson half committed to a counter leg kick.
Sigfridsson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Johnson.
A big left from Johnson misses.
Sigfridsson swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Johnson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sigfridsson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

Sigfridsson moves into the clinch.
Johnson wants to break free but Sigfridsson has control.
Stalling in the clinch from Sigfridsson.

Sigfridsson manages to break the clinch.
Johnson misses with a shot to the body
and Sigfridsson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Sigfridsson is looking to slow Johnson down with leg kicks.
Sigfridsson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Johnson paws at him with a jab and circles away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Johnson was well out of range. Poor timing from Sigfridsson.
Johnson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Sigfridsson. Sigfridsson obviously looking to wear him down.
Sigfridsson throws a right hand that Johnson ducks under and follows up with a left that Johnson also avoids with ease.
Despite the aggression on Johnson's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Johnson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sigfridsson manages to avoid it.
Sigfridsson fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Sigfridsson connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Sigfridsson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Johnson throws a low kick, looking for Sigfridsson's leg but Sigfridsson calmly moves out of range.
As Johnson backs away, Sigfridsson returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Johnson looks to land a left hand but Sigfridsson moved out of range nicely.
Johnson wants to land a leg kick but Sigfridsson is out of range.

Johnson gets tackled into the cage by Sigfridsson. Sigfridsson maintains the clinch.
Sigfridsson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Johnson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Johnson misses with some punches.
Sigfridsson being controlled against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Sigfridsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson swings wildly with an uppercut but Johnson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sigfridsson misses with the head strike.
Johnson just leaning against Sigfridsson, taking a breather.
Sigfridsson is trying to force a seperation but Johnson has the dominant position.
Sigfridsson lands a left hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Johnson tries to throw a body punch but Sigfridsson avoids it by throwing Johnson back against the cage.
Sigfridsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Johnson.
Johnson throws a punch but it's blocked by Sigfridsson.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Sigfridsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Johnson.
A right hook to the body lands for Johnson.
Sigfridsson blocks an uppercut.
Sigfridsson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benjamin Sigfridsson 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.


Sigfridsson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Johnson.
Sigfridsson lands with an overhand left.
Sigfridsson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Johnson can do to turn this around?
Sigfridsson misses with an attempted mid kick.
Sigfridsson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Johnson throws a poor cross that misses
and Sigfridsson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Johnson fails with an attempt to clinch.

Sigfridsson moves into the clinch successfully.
Sigfridsson lands with a left to the head.
Sigfridsson lands a left hand that snaps the head of Johnson backwards.
Johnson pushes Sigfridsson back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Johnson lands a body punch in the clinch.
Johnson lands a right hand.
Johnson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Sigfridsson's elbow.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Johnson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson blocks a body shot from Johnson.
Johnson makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson can't find room to land a body shot as Johnson controls the action.
Johnson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Johnson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Johnson lands an uppercut.
Sigfridsson misses with a punch on the inside.
Johnson working aggressively here.

Sigfridsson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Sigfridsson throws a head kick but Johnson moves out of range.
Johnson throws a series of punches but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Johnson takes a swing at Sigfridsson's ribcage but misses.
No joy there for Sigfridsson, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Sigfridsson is looking to chop away at Johnson's legs.
Johnson throws a low kick but it's checked well by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson avoids a kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A slow jab from Johnson misses its intended target.
Sigfridsson cracks Johnson with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Johnson throws a series of punches but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Sigfridsson looks to land a combination. Johnson sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
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!
Sigfridsson throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Johnson has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Sigfridsson finds it's way round the side to connect with Johnson's head.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Johnson throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.

Johnson tries to keep at a distance but Sigfridsson has taken the fight into the clinch.
Johnson digs a right hand underneath Sigfridsson's ribcage. Sigfridsson let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Sigfridsson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Johnson.
Johnson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Johnson working aggressively here.
Johnson tries to throw a body punch but Sigfridsson avoids it by throwing Johnson back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Johnson taking a breather.
Sigfridsson is leaning against Johnson and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Johnson.
Sigfridsson can't find room to land a body shot as Johnson controls the action.
Sigfridsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Johnson blocks an uppercut.
Johnson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Johnson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Johnson closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Sigfridsson checks the leg kick nicely there.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Sigfridsson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Johnson tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
The crowd cheers as Sigfridsson lands an impressive looking overhand right. Johnson doesn't seem phased though.

Sigfridsson moves into range and clinches up with Johnson.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson tries a body shot but Sigfridsson blocks it.
Johnson tries to throw a body punch but Sigfridsson avoids it by throwing Johnson back against the cage.
Johnson takes a shot to the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sigfridsson blocks an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Johnson.
Sigfridsson lands a body shot in the clinch.
Johnson has Sigfridsson pushed against the cage.
A body shot lands from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson lands a right hand that snaps the head of Johnson backwards.
Sigfridsson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Sigfridsson connects with a combination that backs up Johnson into the cage. Sigfridsson lands a flurry of punches that gets past Johnson's guard. Johnson is down and the referee has seen enough. It is all over! Sigfridsson bursts into tears - this win obviously means a huge amount to him.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:51 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Benjamin Sigfridsson!
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G S C G energy
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
61%

 

Event: CEFC Live 67     
Date:   Oct 15, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Olaf Frost (ranked 753 p4p, 105 weight class) and Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 1084 p4p, 147 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

190 cm
39
198 lbs
27 - 15 - 0
180 cm
33
192 lbs
15 - 12 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Granite chin
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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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 27 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Olaf Frost!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Gregory Folan, Alec Ball and Trevor Gratis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Frost misses the shot to the body.
Frost throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sigfridsson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Frost's sensitive parts.
Sigfridsson throws a nice outside leg kick.
A big right from Sigfridsson misses.
Sigfridsson's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Frost connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Sigfridsson scrambles back to his feet.
Frost scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the side of Frost's head but Frost sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Frost slips a jab and a cross from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson cracks the inside of Frost's front leg.
Frost dodges the punch combination from Sigfridsson.
Frost throws a sloppy head kick and Sigfridsson moves out of range easily.
Frost fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sigfridsson manages to avoid it.
Frost misses with a left hand
and Sigfridsson makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Frost lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Sigfridsson misses with a straight left.
Frost jabs Sigfridsson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Sigfridsson misses with a two punch combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice uppercut there from Frost.
Sigfridsson takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Frost finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Sigfridsson throws an overhand right that lands on Frost's shoulder, as Frost tries to avoid the shot.
Frost tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Frost.
Frost slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Sigfridsson takes one to the chin there.
Frost lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Frost is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Sigfridsson jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Frost takes a swing at Sigfridsson's ribcage but misses.
Sigfridsson throws out a counter right but Frost avoids it with no problem.
A slow jab from Frost misses its intended target.
Frost walks into a stiff left hand from Sigfridsson.
A shot to the body from Frost misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice low kick that buckles Frost's knee momentarily.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sigfridsson is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Sigfridsson takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Sigfridsson throws a low kick but it's checked well by Frost.
Olaf Frost seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sigfridsson takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Frost.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Sigfridsson checks a leg kick.
A shot to the body from Frost misses
enabling Sigfridsson to counter with a crisp jab.
Frost jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Frost misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice uppercut.
Sigfridsson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Sigfridsson avoids the body shot from Frost.
Sigfridsson lands a glancing blow to the side of Frost's head.
A slow jab from Sigfridsson misses its intended target.
Frost misses with a body shot.
Frost is looking to wear down Sigfridsson with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Sigfridsson throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Frost counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Frost throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sigfridsson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Frost.
Sigfridsson avoids the body shot from Frost.
Sigfridsson slips a jab from Frost.
Frost connects with a crisp jab.
Frost misses with a wild body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Frost throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sigfridsson on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Frost throws a body shot but no joy.
Sigfridsson checks the leg kick nicely there.
Frost uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Sigfridsson has time to react.
Sigfridsson throws a nice inside leg kick.
Frost misses with a jab to the body
and Sigfridsson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Frost throws a hook but Sigfridsson blocks it.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Frost 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 Sigfridsson has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Sigfridsson and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Frost misses with a head kick.
Frost lands a nice hook to Sigfridsson's body. Sigfridsson takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Sigfridsson staying out of range there.
Sigfridsson feints a counter leg kick.
Frost takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Frost throws a leg kick
and Sigfridsson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Frost is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A jab lands there for Sigfridsson.
Frost cracks Sigfridsson with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Sigfridsson feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Frost's calf.
Sigfridsson fakes the leg kick and cracks Frost in the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Frost.
Frost gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson connects with the punch.
Sigfridsson scores with a jab to the jaw.
Frost looks to score with a jab to the body but Sigfridsson is just out of range.
A solid leg kick lands there for Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Sigfridsson throws a sloppy head kick and Frost moves out of range easily.
The fighters circle momentarily. Frost darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Frost throws a sloppy head kick and Sigfridsson moves out of range easily.
Frost throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Frost throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Sigfridsson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nice uppercut lands for Frost. That snapped Sigfridsson's head back.
Frost just misses with a punch to the body.
Sigfridsson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Frost throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Frost takes one to the chin there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Frost moves away from the strike by Sigfridsson.
Frost tries a head kick but it misses.
Frost cracks Sigfridsson with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Sigfridsson misses with an uppercut. Frost saw that one coming.
Frost has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Sigfridsson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Frost moves away.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Sigfridsson, right into the meat.
Frost stuns Sigfridsson with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Frost lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
A cross from Sigfridsson lands.
A low kick from Frost is predictable there
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice body kick.
Sigfridsson misses with a two punch combination.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Frost, right into the meat.
Frost moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A solid leg kick lands there for Frost.
Frost showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Sigfridsson.
Frost works Sigfridsson's body with a nice hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Frost changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Frost misses the body punch
enabling Sigfridsson to counter with a crisp jab.
Frost finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Frost 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.
Sigfridsson moves forwards but Frost connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Frost slips a jab and a cross from Sigfridsson.
Frost throws a poor cross that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a straight right hand.
Sigfridsson lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Sigfridsson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Frost ducks under a wild hook from Sigfridsson.
Frost throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Sigfridsson's head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Frost tries a head kick but it misses.
Sigfridsson throws out a counter right but Frost avoids it with no problem.
Frost slips a jab and a cross from Sigfridsson.
Olaf Frost is winning the standup battle so far.
Sigfridsson feints and then cracks Frost's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Frost down.
Frost takes one to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Frost finds it's way round the side to connect with Sigfridsson's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Frost sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
A slapping leg kick lands for Sigfridsson.
Frost thows a leg kick but Sigfridsson checks it
and Sigfridsson counters with a flying knee. Nice.
Sigfridsson ducks under a wild hook from Frost.
Sigfridsson looks to land a combination. Frost sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Frost throws a hook but Sigfridsson blocks it.
Sigfridsson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Frost.
Frost waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Sigfridsson.

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

Frost is rocked!
Frost lands with an overhand left.
Oh Frost is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot.
Frost with a nice cross.
Frost seems to have got his legs back now.
Frost misses with a hook. Sigfridsson ducked under it nicely.
Sigfridsson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Frost.
A big right from Frost misses.
Frost blocks a low kick nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Frost throws a sloppy head kick and Sigfridsson moves out of range easily.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Sigfridsson stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Frost.
Frost is looking to score with low kicks.
Sigfridsson appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Sigfridsson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Frost loads up on a big right hand but Sigfridsson slips the punch.
Sigfridsson walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Frost scores with a crisp jab that stopped Sigfridsson in his tracks.
Sigfridsson swinging wildly here.
Frost is looking to counter punch.
Sigfridsson takes a swing at Frost's ribcage but misses.
Sigfridsson looks to land a left hand but Frost moved out of range nicely.
Frost is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Frost misses with a jab to the body
and Frost takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Frost throws a leg kick
and Sigfridsson counters with an inside leg kick.
Sigfridsson has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Frost misses with a body punch
and Frost takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Frost swings away with a body shot that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a straight right hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Frost misses with a wild body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A nice inside leg kick there by Sigfridsson. That's going to slow Frost down.
Sigfridsson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
A nice leg kick lands there from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson ducks under a wild hook from Frost.
Sigfridsson appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Sigfridsson scoring well with a low kick there.
Frost swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Sigfridsson scores with a punch to the head.
Sigfridsson throws a chopping leg kick but Frost manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Frost misses the body punch
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice leg kick.
Frost takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Frost takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Frost thuds a left hand into Sigfridsson's body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Frost lands with a cross.
Frost tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Frost.
Sigfridsson unleashes a big counter combination but Frost bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Sigfridsson works Frost's body with a nice hook.
Frost is looking to chop away at Sigfridsson's legs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benjamin Sigfridsson 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! This is the final round!


Good standup being displayed there by Sigfridsson as he connects with a hook.
Sigfridsson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Frost throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Sigfridsson fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Sigfridsson throws a series of strikes that have Frost backpedaling.
Frost misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Frost steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Sigfridsson.
Frost throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Sigfridsson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Sigfridsson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Frost.
Sigfridsson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Sigfridsson jabs at Frost's body.
Frost throws a body shot but no joy.
Frost's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Sigfridsson misses with a combination
and Frost connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Frost throws a body shot but no joy.
An inside leg kick lands from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson misses with a few strikes there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a right hand that Frost ducks under and follows up with a left that Frost also avoids with ease.
Sigfridsson lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Frost misses the shot to the body.
Sigfridsson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Sigfridsson ducks under a wild hook from Frost.
Frost connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Some bone on bone action there as Sigfridsson checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Frost might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Sigfridsson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Sigfridsson throws a looping overhand right but Frost ducks down to avoid it.
Sigfridsson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Frost misses with a body shot.
Sigfridsson unleashes a big counter combination but Frost bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Sigfridsson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Frost jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the side of Frost's head but Frost sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Frost just misses with a punch to the body.
Sigfridsson throws out a counter right but Frost avoids it with no problem.
Frost bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Olaf Frost has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Frost keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Frost moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Frost tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Sigfridsson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Frost throws a body punch but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Sigfridsson blocks a jab.
Sigfridsson lands a nice shot that snaps Frost's head back.
Sigfridsson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Frost misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sigfridsson.
Frost avoids the body shot from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson connects with a good right hand that stumbles Frost. Frost circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Sigfridsson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Frost.
Sigfridsson takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Sigfridsson connects with a leg kick. Frost looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Frost misses with a wild body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson lands a body shot.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Frost throws a low kick but Sigfridsson avoids it.
Frost swings for the body but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Frost misses with a hook
and Sigfridsson counters with a body kick.
Frost takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Sigfridsson on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Frost misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Sigfridsson throws a shot to the body.
That kick from Sigfridsson tenderised Frost's leg. Frost is trying to keep his angry face on.
Frost connects with a solid leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Frost. Sigfridsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Frost misses with a hook
and Sigfridsson counters with a straight right hand.
Frost gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Sigfridsson scores with a push kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sigfridsson scores with a shot to the body.
Benjamin Sigfridsson 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.
Sigfridsson connects with an inside leg kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Sigfridsson.
Nice jab there from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson scores with a jab.
Frost walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Sigfridsson stalks Frost and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Frost's face. Frost staggers backwards, shaken.
Sigfridsson feints and then cracks Frost's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Frost down.
Frost looks to score with a jab to the body but Sigfridsson is just out of range.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Frost misses with a looping right.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Frost on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Frost looks to throw a body kick
and Sigfridsson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A chopping leg kick lands by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson blocks a low kick nicely.

And that's the end of the fight!
Benjamin Sigfridsson comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Sigfridsson 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 Gregory Folan scores the fight 27:30
Judge Alec Ball scores the fight 28:29
Judge Trevor Gratis scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Benjamin Sigfridsson!
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
92%

 

Event: DUEL#180 Zhai vs Leikola     
Date:   Sep 15, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 818 p4p, 106 weight class) and Fergus Darrow (ranked 2572 p4p, 293 weight class). I'm sure you'll be fascinated to know that I was talking to some pointless Z list celebrity before the fight and he thought that Fergus Darrow was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

180 cm
32
192 lbs
15 - 12 - 0
181 cm
35
186 lbs
10 - 3 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Fergus Darrow!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Jonathan Paton and John Kavanagh.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A looping hook to the body misses from Sigfridsson. Darrow does a little dance to reset his feet.
Darrow with a nice cross.
Sigfridsson tries to score with a low kick but Darrow moves his leg out of the way.
Darrow motions for Sigfridsson to come forward. Darrow throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Sigfridsson fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Darrow is out of range.
Darrow walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Sigfridsson checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
It looked like Sigfridsson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Darrow bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sigfridsson throws out a powerful jab.
Darrow displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sigfridsson throws out the jab.
Darrow misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sigfridsson.
And Sigfridsson counters with a quick kick to the body but Darrow blocks it.
Darrow ducks under a wild hook from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson with a nice cross.
Sigfridsson misses with a straight right.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Good standup being displayed there by Darrow as he connects with a hook.
Sigfridsson looks to land a right hand but Darrow moved out of range.
Darrow digs a good body shot into Sigfridsson's ribs.
Sigfridsson motions for Darrow to come forward. Sigfridsson throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Darrow moves out of range of the body kick.
Darrow fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Sigfridsson.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Darrow.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Darrow.
Darrow misses with a low kick.
Sigfridsson misses with a looping right.
A nice side step and Darrow releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Darrow takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Darrow throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson moved away.
Sigfridsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Darrow was well out of range. Poor timing from Sigfridsson.
Darrow lands with a nice body punch.
Darrow throws a half hearted mid kick.
It looked like Sigfridsson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Darrow lands with a shot to the body.
Sigfridsson has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Slaughterhouse in the buildup to the fight.
Sigfridsson lands with a nice body punch.
Sigfridsson lands with a shot to the body.
Darrow with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Sigfridsson scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Darrow moves out of range of the leg kick from Sigfridsson.
Darrow blocks a leg kick.
Fergus Darrow seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sigfridsson lands a jab to the head.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Darrow.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Darrow ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sigfridsson moves away.
Sigfridsson appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Sigfridsson throws a body punch but Darrow moves out of range.
Darrow getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Darrow swings away with a body shot that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a stiff right hand.
Sigfridsson throws a body kick that misses.
Sigfridsson lands with a shot to the body.
Sigfridsson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Darrow works Sigfridsson's body with a nice hook.
Darrow tries to work over Sigfridsson's front leg with a kick but Sigfridsson checks it.
Sigfridsson connects with an inside leg kick.
Sigfridsson sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Sigfridsson swats away the attempt to clinch by Darrow.
Darrow misses with a wild body shot.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Darrow.
Darrow looks to land a left hand but Sigfridsson moved out of range nicely.
Sigfridsson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Darrow has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Sigfridsson.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Darrow keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sigfridsson.
Darrow throws a front kick aimed at Sigfridsson's knee but Sigfridsson avoids it well.
Darrow tries to work over Sigfridsson's front leg with a kick but Sigfridsson checks it.
Darrow is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sigfridsson.
An inside leg kick from Sigfridsson misses.
Sigfridsson tries to bum rush Darrow with a series of wild strikes but Darrow uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Darrow changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
A jab from Darrow finds it's way through Sigfridsson's defenses.
Darrow throws a hook but Sigfridsson blocks it.
Darrow fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Sigfridsson on the side of the head.
Darrow looks to land a right hand but Sigfridsson moved out of range.
Darrow lands a nice leg kick that just misses Sigfridsson's sensitive parts.
Sigfridsson ducks under a wild hook from Darrow.
A little feinted left hand from Sigfridsson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Sigfridsson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Darrow sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Darrow. Sigfridsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook.
Darrow blocks a jab.
Darrow has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice straight punches there by Darrow. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Darrow.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Darrow uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Sigfridsson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Sigfridsson's jab looks to have found its range, popping Darrow under the eye.
Darrow tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Sigfridsson manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Darrow connects with a body shot.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Darrow's head backwards.
Darrow looks to land a left hand but Sigfridsson moved out of range nicely.
A solid leg kick lands there for Darrow.
Sigfridsson is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Darrow fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Sigfridsson throws a jab but it's blocked by Darrow.
A jab from Darrow finds it's way through Sigfridsson's defenses.
Darrow misses with a looping right.
It looked like Sigfridsson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sigfridsson checks a low kick from Darrow.
Sigfridsson misses with a straight right.
Sigfridsson walks forward, straight into a front kick from Darrow.
Darrow fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Darrow looks to score with a jab to the body but Sigfridsson is just out of range.
Darrow takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot.
Sigfridsson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Sigfridsson checks a leg kick.
Sigfridsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Darrow was well out of range. Poor timing from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson looks to land a left hand but Darrow moved out of range nicely.
Sigfridsson jabs Darrow right on the nose. Darrow blinks but takes it well.
A big left from Darrow misses.
Sigfridsson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Darrow. That did some damage!
Sigfridsson throws a low kick but Darrow avoids it.
Nice shot lands for Darrow.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sigfridsson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Darrow.
Darrow lands an overhand right.
Sigfridsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Darrow was well out of range. Poor timing from Sigfridsson.
Darrow throws a predictable looking body shot
and Sigfridsson counters with a stiff right hand.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Darrow connects with a body shot that sends Sigfridsson's belly button to the back.
Darrow tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Darrow misses with a right hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a low kick, right behind Darrow 's knee.
A slow jab from Sigfridsson misses its intended target.
Sigfridsson gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Darrow.
Sigfridsson 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.
Sigfridsson lands with an uppercut that bounces Darrow off the cage and back into range.
Fergus Darrow seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Sigfridsson lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Sigfridsson misses with a low kick as Darrow jumps back.
A leg kick checked by Sigfridsson.
Darrow tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Darrow misses with a body kick.
A lazy left from Darrow finds it's target.
Sigfridsson checks the leg kick nicely there.
Darrow misses with a body shot
and Sigfridsson counters with a good low kick that Darrow was not able to check.
Darrow throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Sigfridsson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Darrow fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Darrow moves into range and connects with a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Sigfridsson connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
A bone on bone clash there as Sigfridsson blocks the leg kick.
Darrow takes a swing at Sigfridsson's ribcage but misses.
A quick step to the side and Sigfridsson tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Darrow throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sigfridsson missing with a left hand there. Darrow was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Sigfridsson tests Darrow's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Darrow's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Sigfridsson on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Sigfridsson keeps the fight on the outside.
Darrow scores with a leg kick.
Darrow motions for Sigfridsson to come forward. Darrow throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A jab from Sigfridsson misses.

The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Darrow has taken the fight to the clinch.

Sigfridsson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Darrow misses with a straight right.
It looked like Sigfridsson was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Darrow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson tries to bum rush Darrow with a series of wild strikes but Darrow uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Darrow swings away with a body shot that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a stiff right hand.
Sigfridsson thuds a left hand into Darrow's body.
Sigfridsson scores with a leg kick.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sigfridsson takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Darrow fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Sigfridsson.
Darrow connects with a good right hand that stumbles Sigfridsson. Sigfridsson circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Sigfridsson will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Darrow throws a predictable looking body shot
and Sigfridsson counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Sigfridsson throws a lazy uppercut
and Darrow counters with a low kick, right behind Sigfridsson 's knee.
Sigfridsson feints and then cracks Darrow's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Darrow down.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Darrow swings away with a leg kick that misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Sigfridsson misses the target.
Darrow throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson sees it coming and moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Darrow is looking to clinch.
Sigfridsson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A looping hook to the body misses from Darrow. Sigfridsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sigfridsson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Decent striking displayed by Darrow there.
Darrow tries to score with a low kick but Sigfridsson moves his leg out of the way.
Darrow takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Sigfridsson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Darrow sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Darrow on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Darrow, right into the meat.
The fighters circling - Darrow throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the side of Darrow's head but Darrow sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Good leg kick by Darrow 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.
Darrow throws a front kick aimed at Sigfridsson's knee but Sigfridsson avoids it well.
Darrow throws an overhand right that lands on Sigfridsson's shoulder, as Sigfridsson tries to avoid the shot.
It looked like Sigfridsson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Darrow throws a front kick aimed at Sigfridsson's knee but Sigfridsson avoids it well.
Sigfridsson gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
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 Benjamin Sigfridsson will probably get the nod.
That's time! Sigfridsson's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Sigfridsson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Darrow looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Sigfridsson lands an overhand right.
Sigfridsson moves out of range as Darrow strikes.
Sigfridsson tried to counter with a leg kick but Darrow avoided it.
Darrow finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A little feinted left hand from Sigfridsson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Darrow just misses with a punch to the body.
An attempted straight right counter from Sigfridsson misses the target.
Darrow lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Darrow is looking to clinch.
A slow jab from Sigfridsson misses its intended target.
Darrow thows a leg kick but Sigfridsson checks it
and Darrow takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Sigfridsson has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Darrow finds it's way round the side to connect with Sigfridsson's head.
Darrow is looking to clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sigfridsson walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Darrow checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Darrow uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Sigfridsson has time to react.
Darrow takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Darrow moves out of range as Sigfridsson strikes.
Sigfridsson slips a straight right by Darrow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Darrow pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Darrow 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 Sigfridsson has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Sigfridsson and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Darrow tries to close the distance and clinch up but Sigfridsson swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Darrow 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.
Sigfridsson throwing a counter right hand but Darrow manages to avoid it.
Sigfridsson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Darrow throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sigfridsson cracks the inside of Darrow's front leg.

Darrow gets a clinch.
Darrow misses with a hook from the clinch.
Darrow doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Sigfridsson breaks from the clinch.
Sigfridsson uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sigfridsson. Darrow does a little dance to reset his feet.
Nice shot by Darrow.
Darrow misses with a wild body shot.
Darrow throws out a loose jab but Sigfridsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Darrow misses with a low kick.
A quick step to the side and Sigfridsson tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson avoids the body shot from Darrow.
Sigfridsson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Darrow sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Darrow uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sigfridsson.
Darrow misses with a body shot.
A solid leg kick lands there for Darrow.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Darrow connects with a body shot that sends Sigfridsson's belly button to the back.
Darrow walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Sigfridsson checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook. Darrow ducked under it nicely.
Darrow fails with an attempt to clinch.
Darrow is looking to slow Sigfridsson down with leg kicks.
Darrow staying out of range there.
Sigfridsson is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
A telegraphed right hand from Darrow misses the target.
Sigfridsson looks to score with a jab to the body but Darrow is just out of range.
Darrow throws a chopping leg kick but Sigfridsson manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Sigfridsson misses with a straight left.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Darrow swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Sigfridsson counters with a stiff right hand.
Darrow looks to score with a jab to the body but Sigfridsson is just out of range.
Sigfridsson jabs Darrow to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Darrow scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Sigfridsson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Darrow moves away.
Sigfridsson takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Darrow lands a jab to the nose.
Sigfridsson throws a sloppy head kick and Darrow moves out of range easily.
Darrow misses with a hook
and Sigfridsson counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Sigfridsson feints and then cracks Darrow's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Darrow down.
Darrow slips a jab from Sigfridsson.
A low kick from Darrow misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Sigfridsson throws an overhand right that lands on Darrow's shoulder, as Darrow tries to avoid the shot.
Darrow doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sigfridsson thuds his right hand into Darrow's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
A clash of legs there as Darrow blocks the low kick.
Sigfridsson circles away from the clinch attempt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Darrow finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Sigfridsson throwing a counter right hand but Darrow manages to avoid it.
The fighters circling - Darrow throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Darrow misses with a leg kick
and Sigfridsson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Darrow lands an overhand right.
Sigfridsson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nice defenses there by Sigfridsson.
Darrow throws a low kick, looking for Sigfridsson's leg but Sigfridsson calmly moves out of range.
Darrow waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Sigfridsson.
It looked like Sigfridsson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A left lands for Sigfridsson.
Darrow throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson sees it coming and moves out of range.
Darrow misses with a leg kick
and Sigfridsson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Darrow wants to clinch up but Sigfridsson keeps it at a distance.
A chopping leg kick lands by Sigfridsson.
Darrow cracks the inside of Sigfridsson's front leg.
Sigfridsson digs a good hook to Darrow's body.
Sigfridsson misses with a wild body shot.

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 Benjamin Sigfridsson.
I think Sigfridsson has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Columbo Gatti scores the fight 29:28
Judge Jonathan Paton scores the fight 29:29
Judge John Kavanagh scores the fight 28:29

The fight is ruled a draw!
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
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Event: DUEL#173 Kenway vs Lester     
Date:   Aug 11, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 513 p4p, 61 weight class) and Bjorn Ragnar (ranked 345 p4p, 47 weight class). Ragnar is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Shook Ones II. 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
32
192 lbs
15 - 11 - 0
186 cm
34
186 lbs
27 - 12 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Sin City Allstars



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 15 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Bjorn Ragnar!
The judges for this bout are Jonathan Paton, Joseph Jones and Chad Campbell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ragnar pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Sigfridsson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Sigfridsson staying out of range there.
Sigfridsson tries to work over Ragnar's front leg with a kick but Ragnar checks it.
Ragnar lands with a kick to the ribs.
Ragnar lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Sigfridsson lands with a shot to the body.
Ragnar takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Sigfridsson tries to land a leg kick but Ragnar saw it coming and moves away.
Ragnar stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Sigfridsson takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A jab from Sigfridsson misses.
We've been informed that Ragnar 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.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sigfridsson throws a half hearted mid kick.
Ragnar takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Sigfridsson comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Ragnar with a body punch. A glancing blow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ragnar.
Ragnar with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Ragnar misses the jab.
Ragnar finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Sigfridsson appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Ragnar throws a push kick but Sigfridsson slaps the foot to one side.
A solid body kick from Ragnar.
Sigfridsson takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Sigfridsson connects with a solid leg kick.
Sigfridsson misses with an uppercut.
Ragnar throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nice defenses there by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Slaughterhouse in the buildup to the fight.
A big left from Sigfridsson misses.
Ragnar lands a jab.
Ragnar swings and misses with a hook to the body.

Ragnar pushes Sigfridsson up against the cage in a clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ragnar misses with a punch on the inside.
Still in the clinch, Ragnar scores with a nice short uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ragnar swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Sigfridsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Ragnar.
Nice body punch from Sigfridsson - that landed with a thud.
Sigfridsson has Ragnar pressed against the cage.
Ragnar doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Ragnar lands a body shot in the clinch.
A shot in the inside from Ragnar.
Ragnar misses with a punch to the body.
Ragnar stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
A nice left hand lands by Ragnar.
Ragnar struggles to land a body shot inside as Sigfridsson controls his hands.
Sigfridsson managing to block the knees to the body from Ragnar.
Ragnar tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ragnar lands with a short shot to the head.
Ragnar tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ragnar can't find room to land a body shot as Sigfridsson controls the action.
Ragnar blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ragnar lands a nice uppercut.
Sigfridsson scores with a nice hook to the head.
Ragnar lands with a left to the head.
Ragnar tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sigfridsson.
Ragnar lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Ragnar misses with a body punch.
Ragnar goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Sigfridsson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ragnar looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ragnar misses with a hook.
Ragnar misses with a straight right.
Sigfridsson misses with a low kick.
Ragnar doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Ragnar takes a swing at Sigfridsson's ribcage but misses.
Ragnar throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson sees it coming and moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sigfridsson tried to score with a low kick but Ragnar checks it.
A slow jab from Ragnar misses its intended target.
As Ragnar backs away, Sigfridsson returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Ragnar fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Sigfridsson on the side of the head.
A swing and a miss from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson moves forwards but Ragnar connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Some wild striking there from Sigfridsson.
An inside leg kick lands from Ragnar.
Sigfridsson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ragnar.
Ragnar misses with a hook.
Bjorn Ragnar seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A leg kick checked by Sigfridsson.
A solid leg kick lands there for Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson throws a big shot that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sigfridsson misses with a body kick.
Ragnar listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Ragnar.
Sigfridsson misses with a double jab
and Ragnar counters with a stiff right hand.
Sigfridsson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ragnar.
A countering left hand to the body from Ragnar misses.
A big left from Ragnar misses.
Ragnar scores with a kick to the body.
Sigfridsson pushes Ragnar away with a front kick.
Sigfridsson throws a front kick aimed at Ragnar's knee but Ragnar avoids it well.
Ragnar swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Sigfridsson misses with an uppercut
and Ragnar counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Sigfridsson thinking.
Ragnar lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Sigfridsson checks a low kick from Ragnar.
Ragnar looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Sigfridsson throwing a counter right hand but Ragnar manages to avoid it.
Ragnar has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Sigfridsson throws a shot from downtown. Ragnar moves away and avoids it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ragnar thuds a left hand into Sigfridsson's body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ragnar slips a straight right by Sigfridsson.
Ragnar scores with a leg kick.
Sigfridsson is looking to chop away at Ragnar's legs.
Sigfridsson misses with a low kick.
Ragnar throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
It looked like Sigfridsson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A chopping leg kick lands by Ragnar.
Sigfridsson throws a hook but Ragnar avoids it easily.
Ragnar swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ragnar tests Sigfridsson's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Sigfridsson misses with a body kick.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Ragnar. Sigfridsson shrugs it off though.
Sigfridsson moves out of range as Ragnar strikes.
Sigfridsson catches Ragnar with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Ragnar needs to keep his hands up - Sigfridsson had a free shot at his head there.
Ragnar scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Ragnar turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

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!
Ragnar bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Sigfridsson's head.
Ragnar scores with a leg kick.
Sigfridsson cracks the inside of Ragnar's front leg.
Ragnar lands with a right hand.
Sigfridsson throws a predictable looking body shot
and Ragnar counters with a thumping low kick.
Ragnar dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Good exchange - Ragnar coming out on top.
Sigfridsson misses with a shot to the body
and Sigfridsson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Ragnar misses the shot to the body.
Sigfridsson quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Ragnar jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ragnar with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Sigfridsson to score with a decent uppercut.
A jab from Sigfridsson misses.
Nice shot by Ragnar.
Sigfridsson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ragnar moves away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Ragnar jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A jab lands there for Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Ragnar is able to avoid easily.
Ragnar tests Sigfridsson's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Ragnar looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Sigfridsson has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Ragnar.
Sigfridsson moves out of range of the strikes.
Ragnar jabs Sigfridsson right on the nose. Sigfridsson blinks but takes it well.
A shot to the body from Sigfridsson misses
and Ragnar counters with a stiff right hand.

Sigfridsson is rocked!
Bjorn Ragnar seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Ragnar throws a body kick that misses.
Oh Sigfridsson is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Ragnar misses with a looping right.
Sigfridsson tried to counter with a leg kick but Ragnar avoided it.
Sigfridsson seems to have got his legs back now.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick but Ragnar sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Good leg kick by Sigfridsson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Ragnar takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Ragnar doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Ragnar.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ragnar just misses with a punch to the body.
Ragnar moves into range and connects with a jab.
Ragnar staying out of range there.
Ragnar follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Ragnar throws a body shot but no joy.
Sigfridsson attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Ragnar throws a big shot that misses.
A big right from Sigfridsson misses.
Ragnar delivers a nice body kick.
Ragnar is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Good leg kick by Sigfridsson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Sigfridsson is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Ragnar throws a half hearted mid kick.
Ragnar's jab looks to have found its range, popping Sigfridsson under the eye.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ragnar uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Sigfridsson.
Ragnar was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Ragnar throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Ragnar fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Ragnar - that will leave a mark!
Ragnar throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson checks it.
Sigfridsson takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
A good leg kick by Ragnar.
Sigfridsson avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Jab by Ragnar.
Nice body kick there by Ragnar.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The crowd cheers as Ragnar lands an impressive looking overhand right. Sigfridsson doesn't seem phased though.
Sigfridsson throws a shot to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ragnar lands a nice leg kick that just misses Sigfridsson's sensitive parts.
Sigfridsson with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Ragnar to score with a decent uppercut.
Ragnar with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Sigfridsson to score with a decent uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ragnar 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.
Ragnar throws a shot from downtown. Sigfridsson moves away and avoids it.
Sigfridsson throws a push kick but Ragnar slaps the foot to one side.
Ragnar uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sigfridsson.
Ragnar thinks about the counter body kick.
A jab from Ragnar finds it's way through Sigfridsson's defenses.
Ragnar misses with a hook. Sigfridsson ducked under it nicely.
Ragnar takes a swing at Sigfridsson's ribcage but misses.
Ragnar dips to his left and cracks Sigfridsson with an uppercut!
Sigfridsson misses with a low kick.
Sigfridsson throws a hook but Ragnar avoids it easily.
Ragnar thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ragnar takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Ragnar cracks Sigfridsson with a right hand to the side of the head.
That kick from Sigfridsson tenderised Ragnar's leg. Ragnar is trying to keep his angry face on.
Benjamin Sigfridsson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jab, jab by Ragnar - just one landing.
Sigfridsson takes one on the button.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sigfridsson checks a low kick from Ragnar.
Ragnar misses with a jab, cross combination.
Sigfridsson drops his hands momentarily and Ragnar takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Sigfridsson will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Ragnar dips to his left and cracks Sigfridsson with an uppercut!
An inside leg kick from Sigfridsson misses.
Ragnar takes a swing at Sigfridsson's ribcage but misses.
Ragnar uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Sigfridsson.
Ragnar connects with the punch.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ragnar looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Ragnar scores with a spinning back kick!
Ragnar connects with an inside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a hook but Ragnar avoids it easily.
Decent striking displayed by Ragnar there.
Ragnar cracks Sigfridsson on the jaw with a powerful right hand and Sigfridsson falls backwards against the cage. Ragnar follows up with more strikes that drop Sigfridsson to his knees. Ragnar keeps the pressure on and the referee jumps in to save Sigfridsson! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:15 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Bjorn Ragnar!
A relieved looking Bjorn Ragnar 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: DFN#48 Turner vs Sin     
Date:   Jul 21, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Ravi Shankoli (ranked 347 p4p, 46 weight class) and Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 2448 p4p, 273 weight class). Shankoli comes to the cage accompanied by Ravi Shankar - Om Shiva. Ravi Shankoli has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

187 cm
36
191 lbs
47 - 16 - 0
180 cm
32
192 lbs
14 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)

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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 47 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Ravi Shankoli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Franklyn Lucas, Chad Campbell and John Kavanagh.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Shankoli keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
The crowd cheers as Sigfridsson lands an impressive looking overhand right. Shankoli doesn't seem phased though.
Shankoli lands a nice hook to Sigfridsson's body. Sigfridsson takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Sigfridsson misses with a wild body shot.
Shankoli lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Shankoli throws a nice looking combination but Sigfridsson bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Sigfridsson 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.
Sigfridsson lands a slapping body shot.
Sigfridsson scores with a sloppy right hand. Shankoli should have avoided that one.
Shankoli throws a lazy head kick
and Sigfridsson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sigfridsson looks for the body kick but Shankoli saw that one coming.
Shankoli appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Shankoli throws a body punch but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Shankoli looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Shankoli 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.
Shankoli wants to land a leg kick but Sigfridsson is out of range.
Shankoli connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Shankoli was well out of range. Poor timing from Sigfridsson.
Shankoli swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Sigfridsson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Sigfridsson swings for the body but Shankoli moves out of range.
A counter left hand to the body from Shankoli misses its target.
Sigfridsson feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Shankoli's calf.
Sigfridsson is looking to land body kicks.
Sigfridsson throws a low kick, looking for Shankoli's leg but Shankoli calmly moves out of range.
It looked like Shankoli was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Shankoli looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Shankoli on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Shankoli walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Sigfridsson connects with a looping right hand.
Sigfridsson avoids a punch combination nicely.
A lazy body kick from Shankoli
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice uppercut.
Shankoli tries to land a body kick
and Sigfridsson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sigfridsson looks to land a body kick but Shankoli moved away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a jab when Shankoli was well out of range.
Sigfridsson attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Shankoli throws a big counter combination but Sigfridsson scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Shankoli throws an off balance right hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
A low kick from Sigfridsson is predictable there
and Shankoli counters with a nice uppercut.
Shankoli is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Benjamin Sigfridsson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sigfridsson moves into range and connects with a jab.
Shankoli needs to keep his hands up - Sigfridsson had a free shot at his head there.
Shankoli throws a combination that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice low kick that buckles Shankoli's knee momentarily.
Sigfridsson throws a shot to the body.
Nice defenses there by Shankoli.
A slapping body kick lands there for Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Shankoli lands with a nice body punch.
Shankoli is looking to wear down Sigfridsson with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Sigfridsson is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Shankoli had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
A combination from Shankoli does no damage.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Sigfridsson checks a leg kick.
Sigfridsson misses with a wild body shot.
Shankoli appears to be looking for a big counter.
Sigfridsson scores with a spinning back kick!
Shankoli uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson throws a nice inside leg kick.
Sigfridsson showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Shankoli.
A decent looking cross lands there for Sigfridsson.
Shankoli cracks Sigfridsson with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Shankoli chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Sigfridsson can pounce on him.
Shankoli misses with a head kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a right hand that misses
and Shankoli counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Sigfridsson thinking.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sigfridsson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Shankoli sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Sigfridsson lands a nice hook to Shankoli's body. Shankoli takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Sigfridsson throws a front kick that sends Shankoli stumbling back into the cage.
Shankoli misses with an uppercut
and Sigfridsson counters with a low kick, right behind Shankoli 's knee.
Sigfridsson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Shankoli. Sigfridsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Shankoli checks the leg kick nicely there.
Shankoli thows a leg kick but Sigfridsson checks it
and Sigfridsson counters with an inside leg kick.
Shankoli misses with a body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Shankoli misses with a double jab.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
An attempted straight right counter from Shankoli misses the target.
Shankoli keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Shankoli misses with a low kick as Sigfridsson jumps back.
The crowd cheers as Sigfridsson lands an impressive looking overhand right. Shankoli doesn't seem phased though.
Shankoli steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Shankoli throws a nice outside leg kick.
Shankoli fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Sigfridsson fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Sigfridsson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Shankoli misses with a kick to the body.
Good leg kick by Sigfridsson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Shankoli throws a half hearted mid kick.
A shot to the body from Sigfridsson misses
and Shankoli counters with a nice uppercut.
Sigfridsson misses with a low kick.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Shankoli might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Shankoli misses with a combination
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice low kick that buckles Shankoli's knee momentarily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Some wild striking there from Shankoli.
Sigfridsson throws a head kick that misses.
Shankoli uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Sigfridsson has time to react.
Shankoli scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Shankoli misses with the combination.
Shankoli takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Shankoli attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Shankoli is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Sigfridsson looks to land a right hand but Shankoli moved out of range.
Sigfridsson has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
An inside leg kick lands from Sigfridsson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a lazy uppercut
and Shankoli counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Shankoli throws a leg kick
letting Sigfridsson counter with a right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Shankoli throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Sigfridsson counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Benjamin Sigfridsson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.

Shankoli instigates a clinch.
Sigfridsson leaning his opponent against the cage.
Sigfridsson can't break the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Shankoli.
Sigfridsson swings wildly with an uppercut but Shankoli uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sigfridsson tries a body shot but Shankoli blocks it.
Shankoli blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shankoli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Sigfridsson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson lands a left hand that snaps the head of Shankoli backwards.
Sigfridsson working aggressively here.
Shankoli blocks a body shot from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson blocking some punches.
A frustrated look appears on Sigfridsson's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Sigfridsson working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Sigfridsson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Shankoli throws a punch but it's blocked by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Sigfridsson wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Sigfridsson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Shankoli swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Shankoli.
Shankoli has a couple of punches blocked by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson lands with a left to the head.
Sigfridsson wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Sigfridsson blocks a body shot from Shankoli.

Sigfridsson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Sigfridsson misses with a straight left.
Sigfridsson cracks the inside of Shankoli's front leg.
Shankoli misses with a leg kick.
Sigfridsson lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Shankoli.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot
and Shankoli counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Shankoli swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benjamin Sigfridsson showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Shankoli uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sigfridsson.
Crunch! Shankoli slams his shin into Sigfridsson's torso.
Shankoli blocks a leg kick.
Shankoli moves out of range of the strikes.
Shankoli appears to be looking for a big counter.
Sigfridsson tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Shankoli avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Shankoli tries to bum rush Sigfridsson with a series of wild strikes but Sigfridsson uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Sigfridsson! But no joy.
Shankoli keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Shankoli throws a left and a right that both miss
and Sigfridsson counters with a stiff right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sigfridsson lands with a nice body punch.
Shankoli dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Sigfridsson crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Shankoli - the referee stops the clock and Sigfridsson gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Shankoli. Sigfridsson manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
A big right from Shankoli misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shankoli misses with a low kick.
Sigfridsson throws an off balance right hand
and Shankoli counters with a right hand to the body.
Shankoli shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Shankoli is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Shankoli goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Sigfridsson lands a head kick. Shankoli smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Shankoli swings away with a body shot that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a stiff right hand.
Shankoli tries to clinch up.
Shankoli takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Sigfridsson misses with a double jab
and Shankoli counters with an outside leg kick.
Sigfridsson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Sigfridsson throws a nice outside leg kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A punch combination from Sigfridsson misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Shankoli manages to avoid it.
Sigfridsson blocks a head kick by Shankoli.
Sigfridsson appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Shankoli with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Sigfridsson to score with a decent uppercut.
Ravi Shankoli has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Shankoli has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot.
Sigfridsson wants to slow Shankoli down by chopping away at his legs.
Shankoli lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Shankoli lands with a nice combination. Sigfridsson backs away looking to recover.
Sigfridsson avoids the head kick by Shankoli.
Shankoli is looking to score with low kicks.
Sigfridsson has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Shankoli finds it's way round the side to connect with Sigfridsson's head.
Sigfridsson throws a lazy right hand but Shankoli sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson scores with a kick to the body.
Nice straight punches there by Sigfridsson. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Sigfridsson.
Shankoli misses with a low kick.
Sigfridsson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Shankoli throws a jab but it's blocked by Sigfridsson.
Shankoli ducks right into an uppercut from Sigfridsson.
Shankoli thuds his shin into the meat of Sigfridsson's side.
Sigfridsson doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Shankoli scores with a one two! Sigfridsson had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Shankoli connects with a leg kick. Sigfridsson looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Shankoli tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Shankoli.
Shankoli looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Sigfridsson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Shankoli looks for the body kick but Sigfridsson saw that one coming.
Benjamin Sigfridsson 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.
Sigfridsson lands with a nice body punch.
Sigfridsson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick which misses Shankoli's front leg but catches the back leg as Shankoli tries to avoid it.
Shankoli misses with an uppercut
and Sigfridsson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Shankoli throws a right hand that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a low kick, right behind Shankoli 's knee.
Sigfridsson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Shankoli.
Sigfridsson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Shankoli can pounce on him.
Sigfridsson throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
A nice leg kick lands there from Sigfridsson.
A shot to the body from Shankoli misses
and Sigfridsson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Sigfridsson lands with a slapping head kick.
Shankoli takes a shot right to the bread basket.

And that's the end of the fight!
Benjamin Sigfridsson comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Sigfridsson 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 Franklyn Lucas scores the fight 27:30
Judge Chad Campbell scores the fight 27:30
Judge John Kavanagh scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Benjamin Sigfridsson!

The defeated Ravi Shankoli had this to say: 'I believe he forgotten shower for a week or something, I gagged on my own vomit and never could get it back together again. Take a shower you filthy bastard!'.
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RATING
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Event: GAMMA#704 Defoe v BK     
Date:   Apr 21, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 1589 p4p, 198 weight class) and Stephen Campbell (ranked 773 p4p, 105 weight class). Stephen Campbell has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Benjamin Sigfridsson's chin.

180 cm
31
192 lbs
14 - 10 - 0
183 cm
31
197 lbs
16 - 5 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Dauntless

Urban Fighter
Dauntless



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 14 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Stephen Campbell!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Don Winkell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sigfridsson checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Campbell misses with a hook.
Campbell dips to his left and cracks Sigfridsson with an uppercut!
A nice inside leg kick there by Sigfridsson. That's going to slow Campbell down.
Campbell misses with a wild body shot.
Sigfridsson fires out a quick counter leg kick but Campbell just manages to avoid it.
Campbell will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Campbell throws a lazy right hand but Sigfridsson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Campbell tests Sigfridsson's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Sigfridsson walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Campbell checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Sigfridsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Campbell was well out of range. Poor timing from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Campbell throws the left hand but Sigfridsson avoids the punch easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Campbell swings away with a body shot that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Campbell changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Sigfridsson tries to avoid it but Campbell manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Sigfridsson to the ground. Sigfridsson escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Sigfridsson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Campbell swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Campbell 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.
Sigfridsson lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Campbell steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Sigfridsson.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot.
Campbell lands with a nice body punch.
Campbell swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Sigfridsson connects with the punch.
Campbell changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Sigfridsson tries to avoid it but Campbell manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Sigfridsson to the ground. Sigfridsson escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Sigfridsson cracks Campbell with a good jab.
Sigfridsson with a jab.
A jab from Sigfridsson misses.
Campbell thuds a left hand into Sigfridsson's body.
Nice jab there from Sigfridsson.
Campbell digs a good hook to Sigfridsson's body.
A bone on bone clash there as Campbell blocks the leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sigfridsson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Campbell is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sigfridsson.

Sigfridsson gets caught napping as Campbell dives in and scores a takedown. Sigfridsson manages to retain guard.
Sigfridsson wants to get back to his feet but Campbell is in a dominant position and won't allow it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Campbell with a flurry of punches that miss.
Sigfridsson is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Campbell is controlling him.
Sigfridsson keeping moving, preventing Campbell from controlling successfully.
Sigfridsson is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Campbell trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Campbell has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Sigfridsson looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.
Sigfridsson seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick
and Sigfridsson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Nice cross by Campbell.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Campbell wants to slow Sigfridsson down by chopping away at his legs.
Sigfridsson misses with an attempted mid kick.
Stephen Campbell seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A telegraphed right hand from Campbell misses the target.
Sigfridsson appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Sigfridsson cracks Campbell with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Campbell lands a leg kick that knocks Sigfridsson off balance momentarily.
Sigfridsson moves out of range as Campbell strikes.
Sigfridsson throws a body punch but Campbell moves out of range.
Campbell throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sigfridsson is looking to counter with head kicks.
Campbell misses with a shot to the body
and Sigfridsson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Sigfridsson punishes Campbell's body with a nice straight punch.
Campbell throws a body punch but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Campbell.
Sigfridsson throws a predictable looking body shot
and Campbell counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Campbell jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Campbell fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Sigfridsson.

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!
Campbell chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Campbell throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
It looks like Sigfridsson has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Sigfridsson thuds his right hand into Campbell's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Campbell jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Sigfridsson 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.
Campbell uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sigfridsson.
Campbell takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Campbell bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Campbell swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Campbell throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Sigfridsson.
Campbell misses with a straight right.
Campbell scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Sigfridsson doesn't seem bothered though.
Sigfridsson scores with a leg kick.
Sigfridsson with a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Campbell scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Campbell moves out of range of the leg kick from Sigfridsson.
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 Benjamin Sigfridsson 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.


Sigfridsson lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Sigfridsson scores with the left hand. Campbell knows he should have avoided that one.
A swing and a miss from Campbell.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
It appears Sigfridsson was looking to counter with a kick there.
Campbell lands with a hook. Sigfridsson tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Sigfridsson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Campbell throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is winning the standup battle so far.
Sigfridsson with a jab.
A big right from Sigfridsson misses.
Sigfridsson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Sigfridsson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Campbell.
Sigfridsson showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Campbell.
Campbell connects with a crisp jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sigfridsson thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Campbell if he has to take too many more of those.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Campbell. That did some damage!
Campbell throws a sloppy head kick and Sigfridsson moves out of range easily.
Campbell ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Campbell pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Sigfridsson appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Campbell is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Campbell connects with a solid leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Campbell. Sigfridsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sigfridsson looks to land a left hand but Campbell moved out of range nicely.
Campbell throws a sloppy head kick and Sigfridsson moves out of range easily.
Campbell avoids a kick to the body.
Campbell keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sigfridsson.
A punch combination from Campbell misses.
Campbell looks to throw the jab but Sigfridsson is out of range.
Donk. Campbell catches Sigfridsson right on the button with a cross.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Sigfridsson takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A big left from Campbell misses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Campbell misses with a wild combination.
Sigfridsson lands a lovely overhand right.
Campbell takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Campbell uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sigfridsson.
Good work by Sigfridsson as he checks the leg kick.
Campbell shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Sigfridsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Campbell was well out of range. Poor timing from Sigfridsson.
Decent striking displayed by Sigfridsson there.
Sigfridsson throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Sigfridsson tries a head kick but it misses.
Campbell misses with a low kick.
A little feinted left hand from Sigfridsson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A jab from Sigfridsson misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Sigfridsson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Sigfridsson looks to throw a body kick
and Campbell counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Campbell jabs at Sigfridsson's body.
Good leg kick by Sigfridsson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Sigfridsson avoids the body shot from Campbell.
Sigfridsson walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Campbell.
A big right from Campbell misses.
Sigfridsson is looking to counter punch.
Sigfridsson tests Campbell's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Sigfridsson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Campbell.
Campbell doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Campbell swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Campbell on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Campbell throws a big shot that misses.

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!
Nice defenses there by Sigfridsson.
As Campbell backs away, Sigfridsson returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Campbell takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Campbell throws a looping overhand right but Sigfridsson ducks down to avoid it.
Campbell lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Sigfridsson circles away quickly and effectively.
Campbell takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Nice uppercut lands for Sigfridsson. That snapped Campbell's head back.
Campbell swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Sigfridsson scores with a crisp jab that stopped Campbell in his tracks.
Campbell throws a left and a right that both miss
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice uppercut.
Campbell throws a looping overhand right but Sigfridsson ducks down to avoid it.
Sigfridsson was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Campbell throws a body shot but no joy.
Campbell jabs Sigfridsson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
A low kick from Campbell misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Campbell throws a leg kick which misses Sigfridsson's front leg but catches the back leg as Sigfridsson tries to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Benjamin Sigfridsson 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. And we move into the final round!


Sigfridsson looks to land a body kick but Campbell moved away.
Campbell punishes Sigfridsson's body with a nice straight punch.
Campbell misses with a hook. Sigfridsson ducked under it nicely.
Sigfridsson throws a nice looking combination but Campbell bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Sigfridsson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Campbell ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sigfridsson moves away.
Campbell has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Campbell there as he acknowledges the shot.
Some bone on bone action there as Sigfridsson checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Campbell missing with a left hand there. Sigfridsson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Campbell throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson moved away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Campbell throws a push kick but Sigfridsson slaps the foot to one side.
An inside leg kick lands from Sigfridsson.
Campbell slips under a jab.
Campbell looks to throw the jab but Sigfridsson is out of range.
Sigfridsson looks to land a right hand but Campbell moved out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson misses with a looping left.
That kick from Sigfridsson tenderised Campbell's leg. Campbell is trying to keep his angry face on.
Sigfridsson checks a low kick from Campbell.
A nice inside leg kick there by Sigfridsson. That's going to slow Campbell down.
Campbell has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
A swing and a miss from Sigfridsson.
Campbell throws a low kick but Sigfridsson moves out of range easily.
A swing and a miss from Campbell.
Sigfridsson feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Sigfridsson walks into a jab.
Sigfridsson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Sigfridsson lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Campbell tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Sigfridsson fakes the leg kick and cracks Campbell in the body.
Sigfridsson doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Campbell misses with a low kick.
An attempted straight right counter from Sigfridsson misses the target.
Stephen Campbell has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson cracks the inside of Campbell's front leg.
Campbell throws an overhand right that lands on Sigfridsson's shoulder, as Sigfridsson tries to avoid the shot.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Sigfridsson jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Sigfridsson dodges the punch combination from Campbell.
Sigfridsson misses with an uppercut.
Sigfridsson connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Campbell throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Sigfridsson stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Campbell throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson sees it coming and moves out of range.
Campbell throws a series of punches but Sigfridsson avoids them all with ease.
Campbell thuds a left hand into Sigfridsson's body.
Sigfridsson scores with a leg kick.
Sigfridsson misses with a straight left.
Campbell looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Donk. Campbell catches Sigfridsson right on the button with a cross.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick but Campbell checks it.
Sigfridsson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Campbell.
Sigfridsson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Campbell sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Campbell doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.

Campbell closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Campbell takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Sigfridsson is looking to regain half guard here but Campbell keeps moving and retains side control.
Sigfridsson is working hard here to advance position.
Campbell working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
An elbow from Campbell crashes against the mat.
Campbell advances to mount.
Campbell connects with a couple of good shots from mount.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson tries to lock up and control but Campbell gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
The referee warns Sigfridsson that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.

Sigfridsson is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Whack. That's a big, big shot from Campbell! Sigfridsson is out cold! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:31 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Stephen Campbell!
In his post fight interview, Stephen Campbell started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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FIGHT
RATING
89%

 

Event: GAMMA#700 Goodman v Obama 3     
Date:   Mar 31, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Big Guns (ranked 670 p4p, 92 weight class) and Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 1191 p4p, 157 weight class). Big Guns could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Benjamin Sigfridsson's chin.

180 cm
31
192 lbs
15 - 16 - 1
180 cm
31
192 lbs
14 - 9 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

IniTech Nutrition

Dauntless



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 15 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Big Guns!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A lazy left from Guns finds it's target.
Sigfridsson on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Sigfridsson takes one to the side of the head.
Guns blocks the body kick.
Guns scores with a shot to the body.
Guns throws a half hearted mid kick.
Sigfridsson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Guns fires out a quick counter leg kick but Sigfridsson just manages to avoid it.
Decent striking displayed by Sigfridsson there.
Sigfridsson lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Guns displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sigfridsson throws out the jab.
Sigfridsson lunges at Guns with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Guns's hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sigfridsson takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Sigfridsson sizes up Guns with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick that is checked
and Guns counters with a head kick. That will keep Sigfridsson thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!

Sigfridsson is rocked!

Guns closes the distance and clinches.

Sigfridsson manages to break the clinch.
Sigfridsson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Sigfridsson on the wrong end of a nice hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson takes one on the button.
Sigfridsson is still on wobbly legs! Can Guns finish him?
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Guns.
Good exchange - Guns coming out on top.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick
and Guns counters with a hugh head kick that removes Sigfridsson from consiousness! A brutal head kick knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:20 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Big Guns!
An out of breath Big Guns thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
73%

 

Event: GAMMA#696 Goodman v Asai 2     
Date:   Mar 10, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 784 p4p, 105 weight class) and Dao Sonnen (ranked 453 p4p, 60 weight class). Sonnen has chosen Sure to be sure as his entrance music. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

180 cm
30
192 lbs
14 - 8 - 0
183 cm
30
188 lbs
18 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Dauntless

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 14 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Dao Sonnen!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sonnen throws a nice outside leg kick.
Sonnen bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Sigfridsson's head backwards.
Jab, jab by Sigfridsson - just one landing.
Sigfridsson rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Sonnen cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Sonnen lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Sonnen jabs Sigfridsson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Sonnen walks into a jab.
Sonnen misses with a leg kick
and Sigfridsson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Some wild striking there from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson backing away here, and Sonnen unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
A slow jab from Sonnen misses its intended target.
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!
Sigfridsson scores with a nice body kick.
Sonnen bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
A big right from Sigfridsson misses.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick but Sonnen moved away.
Sigfridsson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Decent striking displayed by Sonnen there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sonnen misses with a wild combination.
It looked like Sigfridsson was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Sonnen.
Sonnen wants to land a leg kick but Sigfridsson is out of range.
Sigfridsson checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
And Sigfridsson counters with a quick kick to the body but Sonnen blocks it.
Decent striking displayed by Sonnen there.
Sonnen walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Sigfridsson checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Sonnen shoots in for a takedown but Sigfridsson shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Sigfridsson throws a big shot that misses.
Sonnen scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Sigfridsson scores with a decent looking hook.

It looks like Dao Sonnen has been cut.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Sonnen 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.
Sonnen cracks Sigfridsson with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Sonnen throws an off balance right hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Sonnen smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Good shot there by Sonnen.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sigfridsson throws a sloppy body shot
and Sonnen counters with a nice body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson lands with a nice body punch.
Sonnen throws a quick inside leg kick.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Sonnen scores with a hook.
Sonnen throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson sees it coming and moves out of range.
Sonnen tries to move into range but Sigfridsson moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Sonnen throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Sigfridsson checks the leg kick.
Sigfridsson paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Sonnen slips a jab from Sigfridsson.
Sonnen moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Sonnen tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Sigfridsson paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Sonnen tries to move into range but Sigfridsson moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Sonnen keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Sonnen feints the counter takedown.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sonnen trying to control but Sigfridsson is working from the bottom.

Sigfridsson kicks Sonnen off and gets to his feet.
Sonnen stuns Sigfridsson with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Sigfridsson moves out of range of the body kick from Sonnen.
Sonnen connects with a solid leg kick.
Sonnen connects with a leg kick. Sigfridsson looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Sonnen looks to land a body kick but Sigfridsson moved away.
Sonnen thuds his right hand into Sigfridsson's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Sigfridsson feints and then cracks Sonnen's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Sonnen down.
Sonnen slips under a jab.
Sigfridsson misses with a straight right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Sonnen shoots in but Sigfridsson avoids the takedown attempt easily.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the side of Sonnen's head but Sonnen sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A little jabbing left from Sonnen on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Sigfridsson throws a jab but it's blocked by Sonnen.
Sigfridsson blocks the body kick.
Sonnen looks to land a right hand but Sigfridsson moved out of range.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sigfridsson checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Sigfridsson wants to slow Sonnen down by chopping away at his legs.
Sigfridsson takes a shot to the body in his stride.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sonnen fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Sigfridsson checks a leg kick nicely.
Sonnen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Dao Sonnen will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Dao Sonnen's cut.
That's time! Sigfridsson's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Sigfridsson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Sigfridsson gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Sigfridsson tried to score with a low kick but Sonnen checks it.
Sonnen swings away with a body shot that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a straight right hand.
Sonnen throws a leg kick which misses Sigfridsson's front leg but catches the back leg as Sigfridsson tries to avoid it.
Sigfridsson tries to score with a low kick but Sonnen moves his leg out of the way.
Sonnen ducks under a wild hook from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson misses with a straight right.
Sigfridsson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Sonnen.
Sonnen works the jab nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sonnen walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Sigfridsson checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Sonnen getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Sigfridsson with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Sonnen to score with a decent uppercut.
Sonnen throws a looping overhand right but Sigfridsson ducks down to avoid it.
Sonnen looks to land a left hand but Sigfridsson moved out of range nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sonnen steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Sigfridsson.
An inside leg kick from Sigfridsson misses.
Sonnen misses with a body shot.
No luck for Sonnen with that takedown attempt.
Sigfridsson half committed to a counter leg kick.
Sigfridsson looks to land a combination but Sonnen avoids it well.
Sonnen throws a push kick but Sigfridsson slaps the foot to one side.
Sonnen blocks a leg kick.
Sigfridsson jabs Sonnen to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Sonnen throws a solid leg kick but Sigfridsson takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Sonnen.
Sigfridsson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sonnen moves away.
Sigfridsson misses with an uppercut. Sonnen saw that one coming.
Sonnen is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Sigfridsson with a body shot.
Sonnen throws a jab when Sigfridsson was well out of range.
Sonnen misses with a low kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sonnen connects with the punch.
Dao Sonnen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sonnen throws a wild body kick that Sigfridsson sees coming a mile off.
Sonnen is looking to chop away at Sigfridsson's legs.
Some wild striking there from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson scores with a hook to the body. Sonnen takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Sigfridsson with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Sonnen to score with a decent uppercut.
Dao Sonnen seems to be getting the better of the standup.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Sonnen, as that shot connected.
Sigfridsson fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Sigfridsson lands with a cross.
Sigfridsson takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Sonnen avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Sonnen ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sonnen misses with a left hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a slapping leg kick.
Sigfridsson looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Sonnen misses with a looping left.
Sonnen chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Sonnen throws the left hand but Sigfridsson avoids the punch easily.
Sonnen misses with a looping left.
Sonnen with a body punch. A glancing blow.
The fighters circling - Sonnen throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sonnen misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Sigfridsson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Sloppy strikes from Sigfridsson. Those never looked like landing.
Sigfridsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sonnen was well out of range. Poor timing from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Sonnen.
Sigfridsson blocks a leg kick.
Sonnen lands a right hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sonnen swings and misses with a hook to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sonnen looks to score with a jab to the body but Sigfridsson is just out of range.
Sonnen tried to score with a low kick but Sigfridsson checks it.
A little feinted left hand from Sigfridsson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Sigfridsson digs a good body shot into Sonnen's ribs.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook.
Sigfridsson lands a leg kick that knocks Sonnen off balance momentarily.
Sonnen slips a jab and a cross from Sigfridsson.
Sonnen scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Sonnen is looking to slow Sigfridsson down with leg kicks.
Sonnen tries to clinch
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice low kick that buckles Sonnen's knee momentarily.
Sigfridsson stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Sigfridsson wants it to stay on the feet.
Sigfridsson is looking to land body kicks.
Sigfridsson takes a jab right on the kisser.
Sigfridsson has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Sonnen finds it's way round the side to connect with Sigfridsson's head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sonnen moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Sonnen fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Sigfridsson checks it well.
Sonnen jabs Sigfridsson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Sigfridsson looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Nice uppercut lands for Sigfridsson. That snapped Sonnen's head back.
Sonnen getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Sigfridsson works Sonnen's body with a nice hook.
Sonnen misses with a wild body shot.
Sigfridsson misses with a looping right.
Sonnen keeps Sigfridsson at a distance using the push kick.
Sonnen throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a solid body kick.
Sigfridsson takes one to the chin there.
Sonnen swings for the body but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Sonnen wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sonnen throws a hook to the side of Sigfridsson's head but Sigfridsson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Sigfridsson misses with a body kick.
Sigfridsson scores with a jab.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Sigfridsson, right into the meat.
Sigfridsson takes a kick to the side of the head.

Sigfridsson tries to sprawl but Sonnen drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Sonnen in particular looking to stall.
Sonnen trying to control from half guard but Sigfridsson is working away.
Sigfridsson is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
Sigfridsson blocking the ground and pound attempt from Sonnen.
Benjamin Sigfridsson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Dao Sonnen is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
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.
Sonnen is keen to just control but Sigfridsson is a slippery customer.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Sonnen not doing much here.
Sigfridsson is trying to stand.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.
Sonnen stalling.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Sonnen connects with a solid leg kick.
Sigfridsson is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sigfridsson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sonnen moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A leg kick checked by Sonnen.
Sigfridsson scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Sigfridsson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick but Sonnen sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Sigfridsson misses with a left hand
and Sonnen counters with a nice low kick that buckles Sigfridsson's knee momentarily.
Sigfridsson throws a hook but Sonnen blocks it.
Sonnen connects with a jab.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Sonnen.
Sonnen lands a nice leg kick that just misses Sigfridsson's sensitive parts.
Sonnen thuds a left hand into Sigfridsson's body.
Sonnen moves away from the strike by Sigfridsson.
Sonnen throws a body punch but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Sonnen lands with a good body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sonnen uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sigfridsson.
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!
Sigfridsson misses with a jab to the body
and Sonnen counters with a straight right hand.
Sigfridsson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Sonnen throws a looping overhand right but Sigfridsson ducks down to avoid it.
Sonnen cracks the inside of Sigfridsson's front leg.

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

Sonnen is looking for a kimura here.
Sigfridsson is looking to control Sonnen's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Sigfridsson avoid being mounted?

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 27:30
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 28:29
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Dao Sonnen!

In his post fight interview, Dao Sonnen started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
68%

 

Event: GC 190     
Date:   Feb 15, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Stephen Campbell (ranked 696 p4p, 96 weight class) and Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 1620 p4p, 207 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

183 cm
30
197 lbs
15 - 4 - 1
180 cm
30
192 lbs
13 - 8 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 15 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Stephen Campbell!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 13 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Gwen Towbar, Cecil Peabody and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Campbell lands with an overhand left.

Campbell closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Campbell lands in his opponent's guard.
Sigfridsson is adopting a defensive guard.
Campbell scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Sigfridsson being controlled here, momentarily.
Campbell trying to control the position from guard on top but Sigfridsson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Campbell trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Campbell is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Campbell wants to control from the top but Sigfridsson keeps moving.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Campbell trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Sigfridsson avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Sigfridsson has Campbell pulled in close to control his posture.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Campbell accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Campbell trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Campbell lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Campbell trying to control the position from guard on top but Sigfridsson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Campbell throws an elbow that misses. Sigfridsson uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Campbell's guard. Nice move by Sigfridsson!

Campbell is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Campbell looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Campbell trying to control the position.
Sigfridsson tries to free his leg and advance position but Campbell is retaining full guard.
Campbell wants to control but Sigfridsson passes easily into half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Campbell looking for submissions off his back.
Sigfridsson wants to get back to his feet.
Sigfridsson prevents Campbell from improving his position.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Sigfridsson tries to stand but his arm is trapped.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Campbell misses with a jab to the body
and Sigfridsson counters with a straight right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Campbell has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Sigfridsson.
Campbell throws an overhand right that lands on Sigfridsson's shoulder, as Sigfridsson tries to avoid the shot.
Campbell connects with a nice looking jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Campbell. Sigfridsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sigfridsson walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Campbell checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Sigfridsson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Campbell ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Sigfridsson scores with a leg kick.
Campbell throws a shot from downtown. Sigfridsson moves away and avoids it.
Campbell thows a leg kick but Sigfridsson checks it
and Sigfridsson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Campbell drives through with a takedown into Sigfridsson's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Sigfridsson utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Sigfridsson working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Campbell.
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 Stephen Campbell 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.


Campbell walks into a straight right hand from Sigfridsson.
Campbell scores with a sloppy right hand. Sigfridsson should have avoided that one.
Campbell lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Stephen Campbell is winning the standup battle so far.
Campbell ducks under a wild hook from Sigfridsson.
As Sigfridsson backs away, Campbell returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Campbell misses with a hook to the body
and Sigfridsson counters with a three punch combo that has Campbell backing up. Campbell nods at Sigfridsson to acknowledge the strikes.
Sigfridsson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Campbell.
Campbell throws a hook but Sigfridsson avoids it easily.
Campbell fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sigfridsson manages to avoid it.
Campbell shoots in and drives through. Sigfridsson sprawls well.
Campbell misses with a body shot
and Sigfridsson makes him pay by landing a thudding 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!
Campbell looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Campbell throws a poor cross that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Campbell swings away with a body shot that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson takes one to the chin there.
Campbell swings widly with a right hand
and Campbell takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
An inside leg kick lands from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson lands with a good body shot.
Sigfridsson with a hook.
Campbell tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Sigfridsson is able to avoid easily.
It seemed like Sigfridsson was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Campbell throws a sloppy body shot
and Sigfridsson makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Campbell scores with a decent looking hook.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Sigfridsson. Campbell shrugs it off though.
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!
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick
and Campbell counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Sigfridsson fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Campbell misses the shot to the body.
Sigfridsson throws out a counter right but Campbell avoids it with no problem.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sloppy strikes from Sigfridsson. Those never looked like landing.
Sigfridsson scores with a nice body kick.
Sigfridsson throws a series of strikes that have Campbell backpedaling.
Stephen Campbell seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Campbell tests Sigfridsson's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot.
Sigfridsson throws a series of punches but Campbell moves out of range.
Campbell moves into range and connects with a jab.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Nice body punch from Campbell.
Sigfridsson is looking to score with low kicks.
Campbell throws a leg kick that is checked
and Sigfridsson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Campbell uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sigfridsson.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Campbell on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Sigfridsson takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Campbell misses with a body shot.

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

Sigfridsson kicks Campbell off and gets back to his feet.
Campbell swings for the body but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Sigfridsson shapes to counter with a head kick.
Campbell misses with a shot to the body
and Sigfridsson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Campbell loads up on a big right hand but Sigfridsson slips the punch.
Sigfridsson has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Campbell tries to land a front kick but Sigfridsson steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Campbell tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sigfridsson. Campbell does a little dance to reset his feet.
Campbell uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sigfridsson.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Campbell lands a jab to the nose.
Sigfridsson has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Sigfridsson there as he acknowledges the shot.
Sigfridsson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Campbell can pounce on him.
Campbell throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Sigfridsson.
A jab from Sigfridsson misses.
Campbell throws a nice inside leg kick.
An inside leg kick from Sigfridsson misses.
Campbell is looking to counter the offense by Sigfridsson and move into the clinch.
Sigfridsson will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Sigfridsson scores with a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Campbell shoots in for a double leg but Sigfridsson sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Campbell sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Campbell moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benjamin Sigfridsson 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!


Sigfridsson listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Sigfridsson throws a solid leg kick but Campbell takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Sigfridsson.
Campbell looks for a takedown but Sigfridsson sprawls well.
Sigfridsson throws out a counter right but Campbell avoids it with no problem.
A swing and a miss from Campbell.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook.
Campbell with a poor takedown
and Sigfridsson counters with a stiff right hand.
Campbell throws a body shot but no joy.
Campbell looks to land a right hand but Sigfridsson moved out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Campbell misses with a lunging right hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Campbell misses with a looping left.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Campbell.
Campbell swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A swing and a miss from Campbell.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Campbell just misses with a punch to the body.
Campbell lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Campbell takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Sigfridsson staying out of range there.
And Sigfridsson responds with a good body kick, but Campbell manages to step out the way in time.
Sigfridsson fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Campbell fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Sigfridsson checks it well.
Sigfridsson throws out a counter right but Campbell avoids it with no problem.
Campbell throws a right hand that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Campbell throws a lazy uppercut
and Campbell takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Campbell throws a hook but Sigfridsson blocks it.
Jab, jab by Campbell - just one landing.
A nice leg kick lands there from Campbell.
Sigfridsson rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Campbell moves out of range and avoids them all easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sigfridsson stuns Campbell with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Sigfridsson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Campbell walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Campbell tries to land a leg kick but Sigfridsson saw it coming and moves away.
Campbell misses with a series of wild punches.
Campbell throws the left hand but Sigfridsson avoids the punch easily.
Campbell lands a jab to Sigfridsson's midsection.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick but Campbell moved away.
Campbell avoids the head kick by Sigfridsson.
As Sigfridsson backs away, Campbell returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.

Campbell darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Campbell trying to control from half guard but Sigfridsson is working away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Campbell missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Campbell is looking to take a break and control but Sigfridsson is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Sigfridsson moves into full guard.
Campbell working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Campbell trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Campbell throws a strike but Sigfridsson rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Sigfridsson controlling from the top position.
Campbell is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Campbell has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Sigfridsson trying to control but Campbell is working from the bottom.
Campbell looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Sigfridsson passes into half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benjamin Sigfridsson really dominated that round.
That's time! Campbell's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Campbell shoots in and drives through. Sigfridsson sprawls well.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson throws an off balance right hand
and Campbell counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Sigfridsson connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Campbell's hands.
Campbell takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Sigfridsson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Campbell. Campbell obviously looking to wear him down.
Campbell will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Sigfridsson's corner calls for a 1-2. Sigfridsson obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Sigfridsson scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Sigfridsson fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Campbell fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sigfridsson manages to avoid it.
Campbell lands a slapping body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Campbell pivots, looking for a leg kick but Sigfridsson is out of range and Campbell settles back down.
Sigfridsson replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Campbell blocks it well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Campbell misses with a leg kick
and Sigfridsson counters with a three punch combo that has Campbell backing up. Campbell nods at Sigfridsson to acknowledge the strikes.
Campbell motions for Sigfridsson to come forward. Campbell throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Sigfridsson ducks under a wild hook from Campbell.
Sigfridsson appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Sigfridsson keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Campbell throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson moved away.
Sigfridsson moves away from the strike by Campbell.
Campbell uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson thumps Campbell with a low kick.
Sigfridsson throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A jab from Campbell misses.
Sigfridsson takes one on the button.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson connects with the punch.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sigfridsson lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Campbell just misses with a punch to the body.
Sigfridsson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sigfridsson misses with an uppercut

and Campbell counters by clinching up.
Campbell tries to throw a body punch but Sigfridsson avoids it by throwing Campbell back against the cage.
Campbell can't find room to land a body shot as Sigfridsson controls the action.
Campbell working aggressively here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sigfridsson.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Campbell has his takedown stuffed
and Sigfridsson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A punch lands to the side of Campbell 's head but he takes it in his stride.

Campbell is rocked!
Campbell misses with a kick to the body

and Sigfridsson counters with a crisp right hand that drops Campbell! Sigfridsson lets Campbell back up to his feet, looking for a finish!
Oh Campbell is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Sigfridsson checks a leg kick.
Sigfridsson tries a quick counter leg kick but Campbell is wise to it.
Sigfridsson drops a shoulder and throws an uppercut that cracks Campbell right on the button. Campbell goes down! Sigfridsson follows him to the mat and finishes the job with more strikes! Sigfridsson gets the win via TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:18 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Benjamin Sigfridsson!
Benjamin Sigfridsson is the new middleweight champion!
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Event: GC 187     
Date:   Jan 28, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 860 p4p, 111 weight class) and Chris Fda (ranked 3186 p4p, 366 weight class). Fda has chosen Hate Me Now as his entrance music. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

180 cm
30
192 lbs
13 - 7 - 0
182 cm
32
186 lbs
11 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Chris Fda!
The judges for this bout are Alan Glass, Frank Dennis and Wesley Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fda buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Sigfridsson lands a jab to the head.
Fda blocks the body kick.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Fda's head backwards.
Fda 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.
Sigfridsson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Fda.
Sigfridsson looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Sigfridsson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Fda. Fda obviously looking to wear him down.
Fda shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Sigfridsson throws a chopping leg kick but Fda manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Fda wants to counter with a clinch but Sigfridsson pushes him away.
A jab lands there for Fda.
Sigfridsson has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Fda finds it's way round the side to connect with Sigfridsson's head.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Sigfridsson.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Fda tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Fda.
Sigfridsson lands a jab to the nose.
Sigfridsson takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Fda throws a shot from downtown. Sigfridsson moves away and avoids it.
Fda cracks a nice hook into Sigfridsson's ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fda will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Fda tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Fda.
Fda lands a nice looking body shot.
Sigfridsson lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Sigfridsson shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Sigfridsson misses the shot to the body.
Fda misses with a takedown attempt - Sigfridsson sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fda.
Sigfridsson lands a jab to the nose.
Fda finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Fda looks to score with a jab to the body but Sigfridsson is just out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fda missing with a left hand there. Sigfridsson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Sigfridsson leaves Fda with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Benjamin Sigfridsson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Chris Fda.

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

Sigfridsson manages to create a bit of space in order to work his way back to his feet. Fda keeps hold of his opponent and drives him back against the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A right hand to the body from Fda.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Fda.
Sigfridsson leaning his opponent against the cage.
Sigfridsson has a couple of punches blocked by Fda.

Fda's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Sigfridsson, as that shot connected.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fda lands a nice shot that snaps Sigfridsson's head back.
Fda uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sigfridsson.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Sigfridsson throws a good cross that connects.
Fda keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

Fda closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Sigfridsson to the mat! Sigfridsson manages to get full guard.
Fda sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Sigfridsson's guard.

Fda is working for a submission here. He's got hold of the far side arm and he's looking for a kimura. He's cranking on the arm and he's got it! Sigfridsson is tapping out! Ouch, that looked like it hurt!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:47 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Chris Fda!
A very excited looking Chris Fda rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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Event: gc182     
Date:   Dec 23, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 1940 p4p, 257 weight class) and Jerome Seinfeld (ranked 725 p4p, 107 weight class). I'm sure you'll be fascinated to know that I was talking to some pointless Z list celebrity before the fight and he thought that Jerome Seinfeld was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

180 cm
29
192 lbs
12 - 7 - 0
198 cm
33
200 lbs
15 - 14 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 12 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 15 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Jerome Seinfeld!
The judges for this bout are Gwen Towbar, Robert Twigg and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Seinfeld connects with a body shot that sends Sigfridsson's belly button to the back.
Seinfeld misses with a wild combination.
Sigfridsson lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Seinfeld connects with a solid leg kick.
Seinfeld takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Sigfridsson scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.

It looks like Jerome Seinfeld has been cut.
Seinfeld misses with a body kick.
Seinfeld uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Sigfridsson.
Seinfeld misses with a jab to the body
and Sigfridsson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Sigfridsson misses with a looping left.
Seinfeld cracks Sigfridsson with a good jab.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the side of Seinfeld's head but Seinfeld sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sigfridsson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Seinfeld moves away.
Seinfeld throws a right hand that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Seinfeld lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seinfeld scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Sigfridsson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Sigfridsson scoring well with a low kick there.
Sigfridsson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Seinfeld fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sigfridsson manages to avoid it.
Seinfeld throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice body shot.
Seinfeld throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson moved away.
Sigfridsson is looking to counter punch.
A slapping leg kick lands for Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Sigfridsson there as he acknowledges the shot.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the side of Seinfeld's head but Seinfeld sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Seinfeld ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sigfridsson moves away.
Seinfeld lands with a thumping leg kick.
Seinfeld throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
An attempted straight right counter from Sigfridsson misses the target.
Seinfeld blocks a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Seinfeld misses with a double jab
and Sigfridsson counters with a slapping leg kick.
Sigfridsson misses the jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Seinfeld pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Sigfridsson back to the cage. Seinfeld follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Seinfeld looks to score with a jab to the body but Sigfridsson is just out of range.
Nice defenses there by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Seinfeld if he has to take too many more of those.
Seinfeld throws a body kick, spinning off balance
letting Sigfridsson counter with a right hand.
Seinfeld misses with a looping left.
Seinfeld misses with a low kick.
Seinfeld cracks Sigfridsson with a right hand to the side of the head.
Seinfeld throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Sigfridsson smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Seinfeld fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson is out of range.
Sigfridsson throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Seinfeld stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Seinfeld misses with a hook
and Sigfridsson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A chopping leg kick lands by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson loads up on a big right hand but Seinfeld slips the punch.
Sigfridsson throws an overhand right that lands on Seinfeld's shoulder, as Seinfeld tries to avoid the shot.
Seinfeld lands a jab to the nose.
Sigfridsson scoring well with a low kick there.
Sigfridsson swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Sigfridsson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Seinfeld takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Seinfeld throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Seinfeld takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Sigfridsson cracks Seinfeld with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Seinfeld tests Sigfridsson's chin there with a solid looking shot.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Sigfridsson lands with a nice body kick.
Seinfeld throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Seinfeld takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seinfeld chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Seinfeld uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Sigfridsson.
Seinfeld takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sigfridsson moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
A decent looking cross lands there for Seinfeld.
Good standup being displayed there by Sigfridsson as he connects with a hook.
Seinfeld misses with a leg kick
and Sigfridsson counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Seinfeld misses with a straight right.
Good exchange - Seinfeld coming out on top.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sigfridsson moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.

That has opened up Jerome Seinfeld's cut even more.
Seinfeld looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Sigfridsson throws a jab when Seinfeld was well out of range.
Seinfeld looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Seinfeld misses with a hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benjamin Sigfridsson dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Jerome Seinfeld'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.


Seinfeld keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sigfridsson.
Seinfeld turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Sigfridsson looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Sigfridsson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Sigfridsson on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Sigfridsson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Seinfeld. That did some damage!
Seinfeld misses with an uppercut.
Seinfeld throws a nice outside leg kick.
Sigfridsson throws a sloppy head kick and Seinfeld moves out of range easily.
Seinfeld with a body punch. A glancing blow.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Seinfeld misses with a hook
and Sigfridsson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson misses with an uppercut.
A shot to the liver by Seinfeld. Beautiful body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Seinfeld fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Jerome Seinfeld seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Seinfeld throws a head kick that misses
enabling Sigfridsson to counter with a crisp jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seinfeld throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Seinfeld looks for the body kick but Sigfridsson saw that one coming.
Sigfridsson lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Seinfeld backs up against the cage.
Sigfridsson misses with the body kick
and Seinfeld connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Seinfeld swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Seinfeld misses with a left hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice uppercut.
Seinfeld takes one to the chin there.
Sigfridsson missing with a left hand there. Seinfeld was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Sigfridsson looks to land a left hand but Seinfeld moved out of range nicely.
A swing and a miss from Seinfeld.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is winning the standup battle so far.
Seinfeld throws a leg kick that misses.
Seinfeld misses with a kick to the body.
Seinfeld throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Sigfridsson misses.
Sigfridsson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sigfridsson ducks under a wild hook from Seinfeld.
Sigfridsson throws a quick inside leg kick.
Seinfeld lands with an uppercut that bounces Sigfridsson off the cage and back into range.
Sigfridsson fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.

Seinfeld closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Seinfeld throws a head punch that misses.

Seinfeld breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Seinfeld tries a head kick but it misses.
Sigfridsson cracks Seinfeld with an open hand slap.
Seinfeld ducks under a wild hook from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot
and Seinfeld counters with a nice uppercut.
Sigfridsson dodges the punch combination from Seinfeld.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Seinfeld takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Seinfeld has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Sigfridsson thuds a left hand into Seinfeld's body.
Sigfridsson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
It looked like Sigfridsson was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Seinfeld.
Sigfridsson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Seinfeld chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Sigfridsson can pounce on him.
Seinfeld's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Seinfeld throws a head kick that misses.
Sigfridsson throws a series of strikes that have Seinfeld backpedaling.
Seinfeld throws a hook but Sigfridsson blocks it.
Seinfeld throws a half hearted mid kick.
Sigfridsson is looking to counter punch.
Sigfridsson throws an off balance right hand
and Seinfeld counters with a straight right hand.
Sigfridsson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Seinfeld.
Sigfridsson throws a push kick but Seinfeld slaps the foot to one side.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seinfeld scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Sigfridsson scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sigfridsson gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Sigfridsson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
An inside leg kick from Sigfridsson misses.
Seinfeld connects with an inside leg kick.
Seinfeld looks to score with a jab to the body but Sigfridsson is just out of range.
Seinfeld throws the kick towards the body but Sigfridsson avoids it.
Sigfridsson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Seinfeld bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Sigfridsson's head.
Sigfridsson throws a right and a left that both miss.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Seinfeld! But no joy.
Sigfridsson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Seinfeld.
Sigfridsson turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Seinfeld fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Sigfridsson on the side of the head.
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 Benjamin Sigfridsson will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Jerome Seinfeld's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Sigfridsson misses with a looping left.
Sigfridsson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Sigfridsson looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Seinfeld takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Seinfeld jabs Sigfridsson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Sigfridsson lands with an overhand left.
Seinfeld uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sigfridsson.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Seinfeld misses with a wild body shot.
Seinfeld takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Seinfeld slips a jab from Sigfridsson.
Seinfeld digs a good hook to Sigfridsson's body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sigfridsson lands a nice shot that snaps Seinfeld's head back.
Seinfeld is looking to land body kicks.
Sigfridsson connects with a body shot.
Sigfridsson missing with a left hand there. Seinfeld was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Seinfeld avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Seinfeld throws out a leg kick but Sigfridsson moves out of range and Seinfeld only half commits.
Sigfridsson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Seinfeld throws a hook but Sigfridsson avoids it easily.
Sigfridsson jabs Seinfeld right on the nose. Seinfeld blinks but takes it well.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sigfridsson. Seinfeld does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sigfridsson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Sigfridsson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Seinfeld. Seinfeld obviously looking to wear him down.
Seinfeld swings for the body but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Good standup being displayed there by Sigfridsson as he connects with a hook.
Sigfridsson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Sigfridsson looks to land a left hand but Seinfeld moved out of range nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson takes one on the button.
Seinfeld lands a nice looking body shot.
Sigfridsson 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!
Seinfeld throws a shot to the body.

Seinfeld forces Sigfridsson back against the cage and clinches.
Sigfridsson tries to break the clinch but Seinfeld is controlling the position.
Seinfeld is trying to maintain a safe position but Sigfridsson gets an underhook and turns Seinfeld into the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Sigfridsson fails to land.
Sigfridsson lands with a right to the head.
Seinfeld lands a hook to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson takes a shot to the head.
Sigfridsson lands a hook that snaps the head of Seinfeld backwards.
Sigfridsson prevents Seinfeld from breaking the clinch.
Seinfeld leaning his opponent against the cage.
Sigfridsson swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Seinfeld takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Seinfeld takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Seinfeld blocks an uppercut.
A body shot lands from Sigfridsson.
Seinfeld trying to stall but Sigfridsson improves his position.
Seinfeld misses with the head strike.
Sigfridsson lands with a short shot to the head.
Seinfeld is trying to break free.
Sigfridsson gets through Seinfeld's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson pressing his opponent against the cage.
Seinfeld has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Sigfridsson lands an uppercut.
Jerome Seinfeld has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Benjamin Sigfridsson is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seinfeld wants to break the clinch but can't.
Seinfeld misses with a body punch.

Seinfeld escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Sigfridsson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Sigfridsson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Seinfeld.
Sigfridsson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Seinfeld.
Sigfridsson scores with a leg kick.
Sigfridsson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Seinfeld.
Sigfridsson fires out a quick counter leg kick but Seinfeld just manages to avoid it.
Sigfridsson walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
A swing and a miss from Seinfeld.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Seinfeld throws a hook but Sigfridsson blocks it.
Seinfeld misses with an uppercut
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice uppercut.

And that's the end of the fight!
Benjamin Sigfridsson showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Sigfridsson 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 Gwen Towbar scores the fight 29:28
Judge Robert Twigg scores the fight 30:28
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight 30:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Benjamin Sigfridsson!

Benjamin Sigfridsson is the new middleweight champion!
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Event: gc 175     
Date:   Nov 11, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alasdair Thacker (ranked 902 p4p, 120 weight class) and Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 1161 p4p, 155 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

175 cm
31
197 lbs
16 - 10 - 0
180 cm
29
192 lbs
12 - 6 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Alasdair Thacker!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Stewart Dunkirk, Robert Twigg and Tiny Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Thacker wants to clinch up but Sigfridsson keeps it at a distance.
Thacker fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sigfridsson manages to avoid it.
Thacker checks a leg kick.

Thacker closes the distance and clinches.
Thacker digs a right hand underneath Sigfridsson's ribcage. Sigfridsson let out a lung full of air as it connected.

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

Thacker has taken the fight to the clinch.
Thacker throws a head punch that misses.

Sigfridsson's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Thacker cracks Sigfridsson with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.

Thacker closes the distance and clinches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Thacker lands with a right to the head.
Thacker lands an uppercut.
Thacker is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Sigfridsson is keeping busy.
Sigfridsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Thacker.
Thacker doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Sigfridsson avoids the elbow strike from Thacker, against the cage.
A nice right hand lands inside from Sigfridsson.
Thacker tries a body shot but Sigfridsson blocks it.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Sigfridsson can't find room to land a body shot as Thacker controls the action.
Sigfridsson tries to break free but Thacker pushes him back against the cage.
Thacker misses with a body punch.
Sigfridsson struggles to land a body shot inside as Thacker controls his hands.
Sigfridsson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson throws a head punch that misses.
Thacker can't find room to land a body shot as Sigfridsson controls the action.
Thacker throws a punch but it's blocked by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson is stalling here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sigfridsson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson wants to get back to striking at distance but Thacker won't allow it.
Thacker lands with a left to the head.
Thacker definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Thacker struggles to land a body shot inside as Sigfridsson controls his hands.
Sigfridsson will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Thacker up against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Thacker.
Thacker holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
A right hand to the body from Sigfridsson.
The referee is keeping an eye on Thacker - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Sigfridsson has Thacker pushed against the cage.
Thacker throws a head punch that misses.
Thacker tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Thacker is pushing Sigfridsson up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Sigfridsson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thacker misses with a short punch on the inside.
Thacker misses with the head strike.
Thacker lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Sigfridsson wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sigfridsson.
Thacker leaning his opponent against the cage.
Thacker throws a punch but it's blocked by Sigfridsson.

Sigfridsson's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Thacker swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Thacker keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Thacker misses with a low kick as Sigfridsson jumps back.
Thacker misses with a straight right.
Sigfridsson drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Thacker thuds a left hand into Sigfridsson's body.
The crowd cheers as Thacker lands an impressive looking overhand right. Sigfridsson doesn't seem phased though.

Sigfridsson is rocked!
Thacker connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Sigfridsson momentarily.
Sigfridsson is still on wobbly legs! Can Thacker finish him?
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sigfridsson connects with a body shot that sends Thacker's belly button to the back.
Thacker uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Sigfridsson.
Thacker connects with a nice looking jab.
Sigfridsson takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Sigfridsson.
Thacker throws a big counter combination but Sigfridsson scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Alasdair Thacker seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sigfridsson loads up on a big right hand but Thacker slips the punch.
It looked like Thacker was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson dodges the punch combination from Thacker.
Sigfridsson looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Sigfridsson swats away the attempt to clinch by Thacker.
Sigfridsson is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Sigfridsson seems to have recovered his senses.
Some wild striking there from Sigfridsson.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alasdair Thacker 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.


Thacker avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Sigfridsson throws the left hand but Thacker avoids the punch easily.
Alasdair Thacker is winning the standup battle so far.
Thacker blocks a jab.
An attempted straight right counter from Thacker misses the target.
Thacker lands with a straight right. Sigfridsson didn't see that one coming.
Sigfridsson slips a jab and a cross from Thacker.
Thacker tries to clinch
and Sigfridsson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Thacker tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Thacker throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Thacker checks a leg kick.
Sigfridsson connects with a solid leg kick.
Sigfridsson throws a sloppy head kick and Thacker moves out of range easily.
Thacker sizes up Sigfridsson with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thacker connects with a jab.
Sigfridsson lands with a right hand.

Thacker gets a clinch.
Thacker is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Sigfridsson can do to turn this around?
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Thacker lands a right hand.
Sigfridsson blocking some punches.
Thacker lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Thacker throws an elbow but it misses.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Sigfridsson tries to circle away but Thacker has him pinned against the cage.
Thacker misses with a hook to the ribs.
Sigfridsson makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Still in the clinch, Thacker scores with a nice short uppercut.
Sigfridsson working aggressively here.
Thacker tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Thacker misses with some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Thacker throws a punch but it's blocked by Sigfridsson.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Still in the clinch, Thacker scores with a nice short uppercut.
Alasdair Thacker has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Thacker lands a right hand.
A short right from Thacker.
Thacker blocks a body shot from Sigfridsson.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Sigfridsson misses the shot to the body.
Thacker half committed to a counter leg kick.
Thacker scores with the left hand. Sigfridsson knows he should have avoided that one.
Sigfridsson throws a series of punches but Thacker moves out of range.
Sigfridsson throws a low kick but Thacker moves out of range easily.
Sigfridsson on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Thacker throws a series of punches but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
And Sigfridsson responds with a good body kick, but Thacker manages to step out the way in time.
Thacker lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Sigfridsson backs up against the cage.
Thacker connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Sigfridsson momentarily.
Sigfridsson tests Thacker's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thacker connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Sigfridsson tries to land a front kick but Thacker steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Thacker misses with a hook.
A lazy left from Thacker finds it's target.
Thacker throws an overhand right that drops Sigfridsson like a sack of potatoes! Thacker dives in to finish the fight with more strikes and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:33 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Alasdair Thacker!
Our winner, Alasdair Thacker, 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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FIGHT
RATING
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Event: gc 170     
Date:   Oct 07, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kristus Koistinen (ranked 1450 p4p, 194 weight class) and Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 1547 p4p, 205 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

191 cm
38
187 lbs
25 - 12 - 2
180 cm
28
192 lbs
11 - 6 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Amped Performance ($200/160q)

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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 25 wins, 12 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Kristus Koistinen!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Tiny Johnson, Robert Twigg and Chris Downing.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Koistinen clinches up against the cage.
Sigfridsson stalling in the clinch.
Koistinen fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson keeps control of Koistinen as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Koistinen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Sigfridsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Koistinen misses with a hook to the ribs.
Koistinen prevents a body shot from Sigfridsson.

Sigfridsson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Sigfridsson scores with a hook.
Sigfridsson throws a shot from downtown. Koistinen moves away and avoids it.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sigfridsson steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Koistinen.
Koistinen jabs at Sigfridsson's body.
Sigfridsson takes a shot right to the bread basket.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Koistinen.
Sigfridsson walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
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!
Koistinen swings for the body but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Koistinen fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sigfridsson manages to avoid it.
Sigfridsson shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Koistinen lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Koistinen on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Sigfridsson. Sigfridsson obviously looking to wear him down.
Sigfridsson lands a leg kick that knocks Koistinen off balance momentarily.
Sigfridsson 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.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Koistinen.
Sigfridsson just misses with a punch to the body.
Koistinen misses with a wild body shot.
Koistinen throws the kick towards the body but Sigfridsson avoids it.
Koistinen gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Sigfridsson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Koistinen has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Koistinen there as he acknowledges the shot.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick but Koistinen moved away.
Koistinen swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Sigfridsson looks to land a right hand but Koistinen moved out of range.
As Sigfridsson backs away, Koistinen returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Koistinen tries to score with a low kick but Sigfridsson moves his leg out of the way.
Koistinen misses with a looping left.
Koistinen is looking to wear down Sigfridsson with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Sigfridsson is looking to chop away at Koistinen's legs.
An attempted straight right counter from Koistinen misses the target.
Koistinen misses the body punch
and Sigfridsson counters with a left to the body.
Sigfridsson scores with a crisp jab that stopped Koistinen in his tracks.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Koistinen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson misses with a looping left.
Koistinen swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Koistinen takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Koistinen wants to clinch up but Sigfridsson keeps it at a distance.
Sigfridsson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Koistinen.
Koistinen misses with a straight left.
Koistinen on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Sigfridsson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Koistinen scores with a shot to the body.
Sigfridsson cracks Koistinen with a right hand to the side of the head.
Koistinen is looking to land body kicks.
Sigfridsson let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Jab by Koistinen.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Sigfridsson, right into the meat.
Nice uppercut there from Sigfridsson.
Koistinen misses the shot to the body.
Sigfridsson swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Koistinen.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot
and Koistinen counters with a left to the body.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Koistinen.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Koistinen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Koistinen thuds his right hand into Sigfridsson's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.

Koistinen gets a clinch.
Sigfridsson lands a right hand.
Good body shot from Koistinen.
Sigfridsson working aggressively here.
Koistinen tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Koistinen.
Sigfridsson lands a body punch.
Sigfridsson lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
A short right from Sigfridsson.
Koistinen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Koistinen tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Sigfridsson throws a head punch that misses.
Koistinen fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson tries to work over Koistinen's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Sigfridsson pushes Koistinen back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sigfridsson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A short left from Sigfridsson.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Koistinen as Sigfridsson tries to tie him up.
Sigfridsson blocking some punches.
Sigfridsson misses with some punches.
Koistinen can't break the clinch.
Koistinen blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson misses with a body punch.
Sigfridsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson blocks a body shot from Koistinen.
Koistinen working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Koistinen misses with a short punch on the inside.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Koistinen lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Koistinen swings wildly with an uppercut but Sigfridsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short left from Sigfridsson.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Benjamin Sigfridsson 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.


Sigfridsson tries to close the distance and clinch but Koistinen swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Koistinen tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Benjamin Sigfridsson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Sigfridsson darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Sigfridsson connects with a crisp jab.
Sigfridsson avoids a punch combination nicely.
Kristus Koistinen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Koistinen misses the jab.
An inside leg kick from Sigfridsson misses.
Sigfridsson lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Koistinen at a distance.
Sigfridsson stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Koistinen.
Sigfridsson scores with a jab. Koistinen acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Sigfridsson smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Koistinen throws a low kick but Sigfridsson avoids it.
Koistinen digs a good hook to Sigfridsson's body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Koistinen's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Sigfridsson connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Koistinen scrambles back to his feet.
Koistinen dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Koistinen on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Sigfridsson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Koistinen.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Koistinen will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Koistinen ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sigfridsson moves away.

Koistinen has managed to clinch.
Sigfridsson lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Still in the clinch, Koistinen scores with a nice short uppercut.
Sigfridsson lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Sigfridsson lands a hook to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson blocks a body shot from Koistinen.
Koistinen lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Sigfridsson.
A short left from Koistinen.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Koistinen backwards.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Sigfridsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Sigfridsson lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A hook to the body from Koistinen.
Koistinen lands an uppercut.
Koistinen misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Koistinen tries to break the clinch but Sigfridsson is controlling the position.
Koistinen misses with a punch to the body.
Koistinen throws a punch but it's blocked by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson prevents a body shot from Koistinen.
Good body shot from Koistinen.
Sigfridsson scores with a nice hook to the head.

Koistinen pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Koistinen cracks Sigfridsson with a right hand to the side of the head.
Koistinen doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Sigfridsson throws the kick towards the body but Koistinen avoids it.
Koistinen blocks the body kick.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot.
Koistinen throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Koistinen throws a big shot that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Koistinen throws a body shot but no joy.
Koistinen tried to score with a low kick but Sigfridsson checks it.
Sigfridsson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Sigfridsson keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Koistinen misses the shot to the body.
Sigfridsson feints and then cracks Koistinen's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Koistinen down.
Koistinen checks a low kick from Sigfridsson.

Sigfridsson moves into the clinch.
Sigfridsson is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Sigfridsson blocking some punches.
Koistinen misses with the head strike.
Koistinen tries a body shot but Sigfridsson blocks it.
Kristus Koistinen has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Koistinen tries to throw a body punch but Sigfridsson avoids it by throwing Koistinen back against the cage.
Sigfridsson tries a body shot but Koistinen blocks it.
Koistinen prevents a body shot from Sigfridsson.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Koistinen lands a body shot.
Sigfridsson lands with a light punch inside.
Sigfridsson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Koistinen's elbow.
Koistinen throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Sigfridsson tries to work over Koistinen's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch.
Sigfridsson looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Donk. Koistinen catches Sigfridsson right on the button with a cross.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sigfridsson connects with a crisp jab.
Sigfridsson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Koistinen manages to avoid it.
Sigfridsson throws a jab when Koistinen was well out of range.
Koistinen tries to close the distance and clinch up but Sigfridsson swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Sigfridsson moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Sigfridsson dips to his left and cracks Koistinen with an uppercut!
Sigfridsson misses with a body kick.
Sigfridsson throws a solid leg kick but Koistinen takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Sigfridsson.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sigfridsson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Koistinen.
Sigfridsson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sigfridsson avoids the body shot from Koistinen.
Sigfridsson comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Sigfridsson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Koistinen keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Sigfridsson punishes Koistinen's body with a nice straight punch.
Sigfridsson has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Koistinen finds it's way round the side to connect with Sigfridsson's head.
Sigfridsson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Koistinen on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Sigfridsson. Sigfridsson obviously looking to wear him down.
Sigfridsson misses with a looping left.
Sigfridsson scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Koistinen doesn't seem bothered though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Koistinen tries to land a leg kick but Sigfridsson saw it coming and moves away.
Koistinen takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Koistinen fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson is out of range.
Koistinen walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Sigfridsson checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Sigfridsson catches Koistinen 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.
Koistinen tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Koistinen.
Koistinen takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Koistinen lands a glancing blow to the side of Sigfridsson's head.
Sigfridsson changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Koistinen throws a low kick, looking for Sigfridsson's leg but Sigfridsson calmly moves out of range.
Koistinen swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Koistinen throws a right hand that Sigfridsson ducks under and follows up with a left that Sigfridsson also avoids with ease.
Sigfridsson wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Koistinen takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Sigfridsson, as that shot connected.
Sigfridsson checks the leg kick nicely there.
Sigfridsson thumps Koistinen with a low kick.
Sigfridsson lands with an uppercut that bounces Koistinen off the cage and back into range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sigfridsson misses with a body kick.
Sigfridsson scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Sigfridsson cracks Koistinen with an open hand slap.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Koistinen looks to throw the jab but Sigfridsson is out of range.
Sigfridsson wants to counter the offense by Koistinen and move into the clinch position.
Kristus Koistinen has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sigfridsson throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Koistinen throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Koistinen thows a leg kick but Sigfridsson checks it

and Sigfridsson moves into the clinch.
A body shot lands from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson stalling.
Sigfridsson softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A nice left hand lands by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson lands a right hand that snaps the head of Koistinen backwards.

Koistinen is rocked!
Nice body punch from Sigfridsson.
Oh Koistinen is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Sigfridsson displaying some good clinch control by pressing Koistinen up against the cage.
Sigfridsson lands a right hand that snaps the head of Koistinen backwards.
Sigfridsson lands with a short head shot on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Koistinen seems to have got his legs back now.
Koistinen misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook to the ribs.
Koistinen scores with a shoulder strike.
Sigfridsson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Sigfridsson gets through Koistinen's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Koistinen misses with the head strike.
Sigfridsson has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Koistinen blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Koistinen working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Koistinen tries to work over Sigfridsson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Sigfridsson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Sigfridsson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Koistinen is trying to force a seperation but Sigfridsson has the dominant position.
Koistinen blocking some punches.
Benjamin Sigfridsson 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.
Koistinen tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Sigfridsson tries to throw a body punch but Koistinen avoids it by throwing Sigfridsson back against the cage.
A left hand lands to the body for Sigfridsson.
Koistinen throws a head punch that misses.
A short right from Sigfridsson on the inside.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Koistinen misses with a hook to the ribs.
Sigfridsson lands a right hand that snaps the head of Koistinen backwards.
Sigfridsson misses with a punch to the body.
A nice right hand lands inside from Sigfridsson.
Koistinen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

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

And that's the end of the fight!
Benjamin Sigfridsson comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Sigfridsson 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 Tiny Johnson scores the fight 28:30
Judge Robert Twigg scores the fight 27:30
Judge Chris Downing scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Benjamin Sigfridsson!
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Event: RS 145 Killing In The Name Of     
Date:   Sep 02, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Tyson Brown (ranked 2540 p4p, 331 weight class) and Benjamin Sigfridsson (ranked 2080 p4p, 273 weight class). Benjamin Sigfridsson acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

187 cm
26
193 lbs
12 - 8 - 0
180 cm
28
192 lbs
10 - 6 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Tyson Brown!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Franklyn Lucas, Bruno Lombardi and Dean Styles.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brown fails with the takedown.
Brown throws a right and a left that Sigfridsson avoids nicely.
Sigfridsson tries a low kick but Brown avoids it.
A punch combination from Brown misses.
Sigfridsson tries to counter with a clinch but Brown shakes him off and moves away.
Brown throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Sigfridsson's waist but Sigfridsson gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Brown off to one side.
Brown backing away here, and Sigfridsson unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Brown misses with a hook.
Sigfridsson thinks about the counter body kick.
Sigfridsson throws a half hearted mid kick.
Brown throws a looping overhand right but Sigfridsson ducks down to avoid it.
Sigfridsson has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Brown is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Brown misses with a head kick.
A low kick from Sigfridsson misses

so Brown counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Brown slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Brown trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Sigfridsson manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!

Sigfridsson stopping the sweep attempt from Brown.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brown is adopting a defensive guard.
Sigfridsson won't allow Brown to sweep him here.
Sigfridsson trying to control the position from guard on top but Brown is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Sigfridsson wants to stand but Brown is controlling his posture from full guard.
Sigfridsson won't allow Brown to sweep him here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Sigfridsson trying to stand up but can't free himself from Brown's guard.
Sigfridsson showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Sigfridsson wants to stand but Brown is controlling his posture from full guard.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Brown thows a left - swing and a miss!
Sigfridsson follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson misses the shot to the body.
Brown fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Tyson Brown. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Sigfridsson fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Brown is out of range.
Brown changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Brown scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Sigfridsson pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Brown misses with a looping left.
Brown lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Brown swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Sigfridsson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

It looks like Tyson Brown has been cut.
Brown tries to clinch there but Sigfridsson circles away.
Brown shoots in for a double leg but Sigfridsson sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Sigfridsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Brown was well out of range. Poor timing from Sigfridsson.
Brown lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
A telegraphed right hand from Brown misses the target.
Sigfridsson looks to throw the jab but Brown is out of range.
Brown definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Brown on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Brown tries to land a leg kick but Sigfridsson saw it coming and moves away.
Tyson Brown seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson scores with a hook.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sigfridsson scoring well with a low kick there.
Sigfridsson keeps the fight on the outside.
Brown lands a nice leg kick that just misses Sigfridsson's sensitive parts.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Brown.
Brown uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Sigfridsson takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A solid leg kick lands there for Sigfridsson.

Sigfridsson instigates a clinch.
Sigfridsson is pressed up against the cage. Brown has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Sigfridsson down to the mat. Sigfridsson avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Brown misses with a leg kick
and Sigfridsson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Brown misses with an uppercut
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice leg kick.
Sigfridsson lands with a straight right. Brown didn't see that one coming.

Brown is rocked!
Brown walks into a straight right, dropping him to the canvas! Sigfridsson swarms him and finishes the fight with a hail of punches! What a brutal finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Benjamin Sigfridsson!
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Event: RS 141 Champions     
Date:   Aug 05, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Seth Sexton and Benjamin Sigfridsson. Chooooooooon! I think Sexton might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to I'm too sexy - Right Said Fred. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

188 cm
24
202 lbs
5 - 4 - 0
180 cm
28
192 lbs
9 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Seth Sexton!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Lou da Vinci, Steve Montenegro and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sexton throws a head kick that half lands.
Sigfridsson shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Sigfridsson lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Sigfridsson lands a lovely overhand right.
Sigfridsson 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.
Sexton explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Sigfridsson lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Good standup being displayed there by Sigfridsson as he connects with a hook.
We've been hearing reports that Sexton has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Sexton misses with a low kick.
Sexton walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Sigfridsson checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Sigfridsson scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Sexton.
Sigfridsson throws an overhand right that lands on Sexton's shoulder, as Sexton tries to avoid the shot.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sexton.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Sexton has taken the fight to the clinch.
Sexton drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Sigfridsson gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Sexton swings wildly with an uppercut but Sigfridsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sigfridsson stops a takedown attempt from Sexton.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Sigfridsson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Sigfridsson displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Sexton.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Seth Sexton. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Sexton cracks a nice hook into Sigfridsson's ribs.
Sexton shoots in for a takedown but Sigfridsson shows good takedown defense.
Sexton misses with a takedown attempt - Sigfridsson sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.

Sexton shoots in and bounces Sigfridsson off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Sigfridsson is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Sigfridsson is on top in guard.

Sexton wants to sweep here but Sigfridsson controlling him for the moment.
Sigfridsson trying to control the position from guard on top but Sexton is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Sigfridsson got a little sloppy there for a moment and Sexton has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Sigfridsson has managed to get both his arms back between Sexton's legs - danger averted.
Sigfridsson controlling from the top position.
Sigfridsson stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Sexton swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Sigfridsson avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Sigfridsson is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Sigfridsson trying to control the position from guard on top but Sexton is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Sexton looking for a guillotine here but Sigfridsson defends easily.

Sexton is working an open guard so Sigfridsson takes the opportunity to get back to his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Sexton fails with the takedown.
Sexton moves away from the strike by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sexton moves away.
Sexton dives in for a single leg takedown but Sigfridsson sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Sexton takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Sigfridsson throws a body kick despite being completely out of range

and Sexton counters with a shoot takedown. Sigfridsson fights it but they end up in guard.
Sexton slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Sigfridsson prevents Sexton from improving position.

Sexton working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.

Sexton working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sexton swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Sigfridsson steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Sexton.
Sigfridsson misses with an attempted mid kick.

Sexton closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Sigfridsson is looking to improve his position.
Sigfridsson wants to control but Sexton is keeping busy.
Sexton thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Sigfridsson's head.

Sexton is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Sigfridsson defends it well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sexton wants to control but Sigfridsson is keeping him busy.
Sexton prevents Sigfridsson from standing back up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson is looking for a sweep. Sexton is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Sigfridsson is looking to escape.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Sigfridsson trying to hold on to Sexton's head to control him but Sexton postures up.
Sexton thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Sigfridsson's head.
Sigfridsson wants to get back to his feet.

Sexton is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Sigfridsson sees it coming and defends easily.

Sexton seems to be trying to get a kimura but instead Sigfridsson has recovered full guard.
Sigfridsson wants to get back to his feet but Sexton is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
Sexton throws a strike but Sigfridsson rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.


That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sexton being controlled here, momentarily.

Sexton is looking for a triangle here but Sigfridsson uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.
Sexton is not content to let Sigfridsson control the position.

Sigfridsson stands up.
Sexton swings widly with a right hand

and Sigfridsson holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Sexton lands with a right to the head.
Sigfridsson blocks a body shot from Sexton.
Sigfridsson lands a nice uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Sigfridsson breaks from the clinch.
Sigfridsson throws a chopping leg kick but Sexton manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Sexton is looking to clinch but Sigfridsson is avoiding it.
Sexton scores with a sloppy right hand. Sigfridsson should have avoided that one.
Sigfridsson misses with an attempted mid kick.
Sexton throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sexton with a jab.
Sexton tries to close the distance and clinch up but Sigfridsson swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Sexton misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sigfridsson.
Sexton looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Sigfridsson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Sexton's sensitive parts.
A slapping body kick lands there for Sexton.
Sigfridsson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a jab when Sexton was well out of range.
Sexton feinted with a counter takedown.
Benjamin Sigfridsson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Sexton tries to clinch but Sigfridsson is having none of it.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Sexton.
Sexton ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sigfridsson moves away.
That kick from Sigfridsson tenderised Sexton's leg. Sexton is trying to keep his angry face on.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sexton dives in for a single leg takedown but Sigfridsson sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Seth Sexton. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Sexton changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Sigfridsson looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.

Sigfridsson throws his opponent off and manages to get back to his feet! Nicely done!
Sexton keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Sexton shoots in for a double leg but Sigfridsson sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Sexton tries to clinch
and Sigfridsson counters with a stiff right hand.
Sigfridsson throws the kick towards the body but Sexton avoids it.
Sexton looks to land a left hand but Sigfridsson moved out of range nicely.
Sexton moves out of range as Sigfridsson throws a body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benjamin Sigfridsson 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. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Sexton uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sigfridsson.

Sigfridsson gets tackled into the cage by Sexton. Sexton maintains the clinch.
Sexton misses with a hook to the ribs.
Sigfridsson cracks Sexton with a nice body shot.

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

Sexton is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Sigfridsson's half guard.
Sigfridsson is pressing down on Sexton's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

Sigfridsson uses the cage to get back to his feet.
Sigfridsson 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!
Sexton throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Sigfridsson stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Sigfridsson lands the left hand.
Sexton sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Sexton moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Sigfridsson gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Sexton.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a head kick that misses.
Sigfridsson misses with a straight right.
Sigfridsson walks into a left hand.
Sigfridsson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A punch lands to the side of Sigfridsson 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Sigfridsson throws a head kick but Sexton moves out of range.
Sexton fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sigfridsson manages to avoid it.
Sigfridsson moves into range and connects with a jab.
Sexton lands a jab to the nose.
Sigfridsson just misses with a punch to the body.
Sigfridsson blocks a jab.
Sexton is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Sexton is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Sexton shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Sigfridsson sprawls well. Sigfridsson wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Sexton gets slowly back to his feet.
Seth Sexton has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sexton shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Sigfridsson as he avoids it easily.
Sigfridsson appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Sigfridsson thumps Sexton with a low kick.
Nice shot lands for Sigfridsson.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sexton misses with a body shot
enabling Sigfridsson to counter with a crisp jab.
Sigfridsson throws a big shot that misses.
Sexton throws a big shot that misses.
Sexton tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Sigfridsson.
Seth Sexton seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sexton connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Sigfridsson's hands.
Sigfridsson connects with a single shot there.
Sexton shoots in looking for a takedown but Sigfridsson manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Sexton's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Seth Sexton. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Sigfridsson ducks under a wild hook from Sexton.
Sexton walks into a straight right hand from Sigfridsson.
Sexton misses with a straight right.
It seemed like Sigfridsson was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a series of punches but Sexton moves out of range.
Sexton appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Sigfridsson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Sexton misses with a right hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sexton avoids the body shot from Sigfridsson.
Sexton thuds a left hand into Sigfridsson's body.
Sigfridsson slips a straight right by Sexton.
A lazy body kick from Sexton

and Sigfridsson counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Sexton has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Sigfridsson avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Sexton's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Sigfridsson lands a left hand.
Sigfridsson stops a takedown attempt from Sexton.
Sigfridsson stalling against the cage.
Sexton misses with a punch to the body.
Sexton tries to throw a body punch but Sigfridsson avoids it by throwing Sexton back against the cage.

Sigfridsson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Sexton throws a jab when Sigfridsson was well out of range.
Benjamin Sigfridsson 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.
Sexton tries to clinch there but Sigfridsson circles away.
Sigfridsson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sexton.
Sigfridsson lands a nice hook to Sexton's body. Sexton takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sexton throws a sloppy head kick and Sigfridsson moves out of range easily.
Sexton misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson jabs Sexton right on the nose. Sexton blinks but takes it well.
Sigfridsson smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Sigfridsson lands with a nice body punch.
Sexton doesn't manage to clinch there - Sigfridsson circles away.
A nice inside leg kick there by Sigfridsson. That's going to slow Sexton down.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Sexton crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Sigfridsson - the referee stops the clock and Sexton gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Sigfridsson. Sexton manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Sexton walks into a straight right hand from Sigfridsson.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sigfridsson lands with an overhand left.
Sigfridsson defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Sexton.
An inside leg kick lands from Sigfridsson.

And that's the end of the fight!
Benjamin Sigfridsson comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Sigfridsson 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 Lou da Vinci scores the fight 27:30
Judge Steve Montenegro scores the fight 27:30
Judge Columbo Gatti scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Benjamin Sigfridsson!

In defeat, Seth Sexton stepped up to the mic, saying 'Naaah, didn't happen. This was just a bad mushroom trip and I'm still undefeated! '.
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Event: GK 133 - Mencken vs Guedes     
Date:   Jun 11, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Slade Castle and Benjamin Sigfridsson. 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
27
200 lbs
14 - 7 - 0
180 cm
27
192 lbs
9 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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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 14 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Slade Castle!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Franklyn Lucas, Columbo Gatti and Alyssa Summers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A slow jab from Sigfridsson misses its intended target.
Castle comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Castle throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a body kick that stops Castle in his tracks momentarily.
Castle missing with a left hand there. Sigfridsson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Castle swings for the body but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Sigfridsson feints a counter leg kick.
Castle jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Castle lands a right hook to the body.
Castle displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sigfridsson throws out the jab.
Castle tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Castle.
Castle connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Good exchange - Sigfridsson coming out on top.
Sigfridsson takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Slade Castle seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sigfridsson lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!

It looks like Slade Castle has been cut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sigfridsson paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Sigfridsson pivots, looking for a leg kick but Castle is out of range and Sigfridsson settles back down.

Sigfridsson moves into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson blocking some punches.
Castle blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Castle has had enough of the clinch but Sigfridsson keeps him there for the moment.
Castle pressing his opponent against the cage.

Castle breaks from the clinch.
Castle feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Sigfridssons jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Sigfridsson throws an overhand right that lands on Castle's shoulder, as Castle tries to avoid the shot.
Castle is looking for a counter combo.
Castle swings for the body but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Sigfridsson avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Sigfridsson misses with a body kick.
Castle scores with a sloppy right hand. Sigfridsson should have avoided that one.
Castle lands with a nice body punch.
Sigfridsson has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Sigfridsson misses the target.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Castle, as that shot connected.
Castle throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Sigfridsson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Castle.
Castle looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Castle lands a nice shot that snaps Sigfridsson's head back.
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!
Castle blocks a leg kick.
Sigfridsson scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Sigfridsson is looking to land body kicks.
Nice shot by Castle.
Sigfridsson avoids the body shot from Castle.
Sigfridsson was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Castle throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson is looking to clinch but Castle is avoiding it.
It looked like Castle wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Castle lands with a right hand.
Castle is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sigfridsson.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson scores with a jab. Castle acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Castle takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Castle throws a hook but Sigfridsson blocks it.
A little jabbing left from Sigfridsson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Castle dodges the punch combination from Sigfridsson.
Castle scores with a leg kick.
Castle's corner calls for a 1-2. Castle obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Sigfridsson connects with the punch.
Sigfridsson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Castle walks into a straight right hand from Sigfridsson.
Castle rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Sigfridsson counters with a stiff right hand.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sigfridsson checks a leg kick.
Castle is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Sigfridsson looks for the body kick but Castle saw that one coming.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

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

Sigfridsson is rocked!

It looks like Benjamin Sigfridsson has been cut.
Sigfridsson checks a leg kick.
Sigfridsson is still on wobbly legs! Can Castle finish him?
Sigfridsson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Castle's sensitive parts.
Sigfridsson throws a lazy body kick
and Castle scores with a counter punch that sends Sigfridsson to the canvas! Castle smells blood - he's punishing Sigfridsson with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! Sigfridsson has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:18 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Slade Castle!
Slade Castle bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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RATING
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Event: GKNY 129 - Gumption vs Mencken 5     
Date:   May 13, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Troy Kirkland and Benjamin Sigfridsson. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

183 cm
26
196 lbs
19 - 8 - 0
180 cm
27
192 lbs
8 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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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 19 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Troy Kirkland!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Dean Styles, John Roberts and Anthony Taglia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sigfridsson will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Kirkland misses with a looping left.
Sigfridsson fakes the leg kick and cracks Kirkland in the body.
Kirkland takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Sigfridsson thumps Kirkland with a low kick.
Sigfridsson lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Troy Kirkland seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sigfridsson lands a lovely overhand right.
Kirkland loads up on a big right hand but Sigfridsson slips the punch.
A telegraphed right hand from Kirkland misses the target.
Kirkland moves out of range as Sigfridsson strikes.
Sigfridsson misses with a kick to the body.
Sigfridsson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kirkland moves away.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Sigfridsson, right into the meat.
Sigfridsson slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

It looks like Troy Kirkland has been cut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kirkland blocks the body kick.
Kirkland tries to counter by clinching up but Sigfridsson breaks away and moves out of range.
Kirkland fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sigfridsson manages to avoid it.
Kirkland throws a lazy right hand but Sigfridsson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A combination from Kirkland does no damage.
It seemed like Sigfridsson was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Kirkland throws a body punch but Sigfridsson moves out of range.

Kirkland rushes Sigfridsson and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Kirkland tries to throw a body punch but Sigfridsson avoids it by throwing Kirkland back against the cage.
Sigfridsson gets through Kirkland's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Kirkland has a couple of punches blocked by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson working aggressively here.
Sigfridsson blocks an uppercut.
Kirkland misses with a short punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Kirkland.
Sigfridsson scores with a shoulder strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kirkland.
Sigfridsson works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Kirkland misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kirkland misses with a hook from the clinch.
Sigfridsson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson blocking some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kirkland misses with a punch to the body.
Kirkland misses with some punches.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Sigfridsson misses with the head strike.
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!
Kirkland swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Sigfridsson lands a nice uppercut.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Kirkland tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Sigfridsson blocks an uppercut.
Kirkland misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kirkland swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Kirkland fails to land.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kirkland.
A right handed body shot lands from Sigfridsson.
A short uppercut from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson can't find room to land a body shot as Kirkland controls the action.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson blocking some punches.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Kirkland takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
The referee calls for Kirkland to work.
Kirkland misses with a hook from the clinch.
Sigfridsson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kirkland's elbow.
Kirkland lands a left hand that snaps the head of Sigfridsson backwards.
Kirkland trying to control the position but instead, Sigfridsson has worked for underhooks and has pushed Kirkland into the cage.
Sigfridsson prevents a body shot from Kirkland.
Kirkland is looking to control Sigfridsson's arms but Sigfridsson gets an underhook and turns him. Now Kirkland has his back to the cage.
Sigfridsson misses with a punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Kirklands head.
Kirkland tries to throw a body punch but Sigfridsson avoids it by throwing Kirkland back against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kirkland.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Kirkland.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch.
Sigfridsson jabs at Kirkland's body.
Kirkland connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Kirkland fails to land with a series of punches.
Kirkland ducks under a wild hook from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson connects with an inside leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sigfridsson tries to clinch up but Kirkland circles away and keeps his distance.
An attempted straight right counter from Kirkland misses the target.
Sigfridsson avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kirkland sets himself, and Sigfridsson steps forward looking for the clinch! Kirkland avoids it this time.
Sigfridsson works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Kirkland swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kirkland takes a swing at Sigfridsson's ribcage but misses.
Sigfridsson feints a counter leg kick.
Kirkland misses with a body shot.
Kirkland throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kirkland walks into a straight right hand from Sigfridsson.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benjamin Sigfridsson dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Troy Kirkland'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.


Sigfridsson avoids the body shot from Kirkland.
Sigfridsson throws a jab but it's blocked by Kirkland.
Sigfridsson scores with a kick to the body.
Kirkland bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Kirkland slips a straight right by Sigfridsson.
Kirkland misses with a lunging right hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Sigfridsson thuds a left hand into Kirkland's body.
The fight stays on the outside here - Sigfridsson looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
A decent looking cross lands there for Sigfridsson.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kirkland stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson throws a poor cross that misses
and Kirkland counters with a straight right hand.
Sigfridsson lands with an uppercut that bounces Kirkland off the cage and back into range.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Sigfridsson looks to throw the jab but Kirkland is out of range.
We've been told by Kirkland's head coaches at LOD London Top Tier that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Sigfridsson wants to clinch.
A quick step to the side and Kirkland tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kirkland ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Sigfridsson is looking to clinch.

Sigfridsson fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Kirkland, pushing him back against the cage.
Sigfridsson throws a head punch that misses.
Kirkland throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kirkland.
Kirkland prevents a body shot from Sigfridsson.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kirkland.
Sigfridsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kirkland swings wildly with an uppercut but Sigfridsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
A head punch on the inside from Kirkland fails to land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Kirkland fails to land.
Sigfridsson lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Kirkland backwards.
Sigfridsson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kirkland misses with a punch on the inside.
Sigfridsson has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Kirkland misses with a punch on the inside.

Sigfridsson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Sigfridsson scores with a shot to the body.
Kirkland 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.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kirkland.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson connects with a good right hand that stumbles Kirkland. Kirkland circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Kirkland swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kirkland misses with a lunging right hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a stiff right hand.
Sigfridsson throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Sigfridsson misses with a straight left.
Kirkland was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Benjamin Sigfridsson seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson tries to clinch but Kirkland moves out of range.
A combination from Kirkland does no damage.
Sigfridsson throws a shot to the body.
Kirkland lands a really nice looking cross but Sigfridsson seems unphased.
Sigfridsson tried to score with a low kick but Kirkland checks it.
Sigfridsson thuds a left hand into Kirkland's body.
Kirkland tries to clinch up.
Sigfridsson just misses with a punch to the body.
Sigfridsson checks a low kick from Kirkland.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kirkland. Sigfridsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sigfridsson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Sigfridsson stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the side of Kirkland's head but Kirkland sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kirkland takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Kirkland throws a lazy right hand but Sigfridsson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kirkland misses with a leg kick
and Sigfridsson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

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!
Sigfridsson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Sigfridsson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Sigfridsson keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A punch combination from Kirkland misses.
Sigfridsson tries to counter with a clinch but Kirkland shakes him off and moves away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kirkland. Sigfridsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook
and Kirkland counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Sigfridsson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Kirkland moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Sigfridsson turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Sigfridsson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Kirkland paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Sigfridsson 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.
Sigfridsson lands a body shot.
Decent striking displayed by Sigfridsson there.
Sigfridsson throws a lazy right hand but Kirkland sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Sigfridsson scores with a nice head shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benjamin Sigfridsson showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Troy Kirkland'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. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Kirkland works the jab nicely.
Kirkland cracks Sigfridsson with an open hand slap.
Kirkland keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kirkland is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Kirkland digs a good body shot into Sigfridsson's ribs.
Kirkland throws a hook but Sigfridsson blocks it.
Sigfridsson circles away from the clinch attempt.
Sigfridsson scores with a nice body kick.
Kirkland connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kirkland.
Kirkland was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

Sigfridsson drives through and clinches with Kirkland against the cage.
Sigfridsson makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Kirkland tries a body shot but Sigfridsson blocks it.
Sigfridsson misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Kirkland looking to slow down the pace here.
Sigfridsson is working Kirkland over against the cage.
Sigfridsson will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Kirkland up against the cage.
Kirkland swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kirkland tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Sigfridsson swings wildly with an uppercut but Kirkland uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sigfridsson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Kirkland backwards.
Benjamin Sigfridsson seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Kirkland has a couple of punches blocked by Sigfridsson.

Sigfridsson's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Both fighters circling a little - Sigfridsson finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Sigfridsson missing with a left hand there. Kirkland was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Sigfridsson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kirkland 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.
Kirkland misses with a wild body shot.
Kirkland throws the left hand but Sigfridsson avoids the punch easily.
Kirkland misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Kirkland throws out a loose jab but Sigfridsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sigfridsson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Sigfridsson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Good standup being displayed there by Kirkland as he connects with a hook.
Sigfridsson cracks Kirkland with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Kirkland cracks Sigfridsson with a good jab.
Sigfridsson throws a hook but Kirkland blocks it.
A little feinted left hand from Kirkland on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Kirkland tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Kirkland.
Sigfridsson was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson cracks Kirkland with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Kirkland waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kirkland tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Kirkland.
Sigfridsson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Kirkland bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A good leg kick by Kirkland.
Kirkland just misses with a punch to the body.
Kirkland swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Sigfridsson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kirkland.
Kirkland will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Sigfridsson throws a nice looking combination but Kirkland bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
A jab from Sigfridsson misses.
Kirkland misses with a lunging right hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Kirkland swings for the body but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Kirkland misses with a lunging right hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Troy Kirkland has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Kirkland scores with a nice right hand.
Benjamin Sigfridsson 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.
Sigfridsson lands a jab to Kirkland's midsection.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A good leg kick by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson connects with a good right hand that stumbles Kirkland. Kirkland circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Kirkland drops his hands momentarily and Sigfridsson takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
The fight stays on the outside here - Kirkland looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Kirkland swings widly with a right hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a body kick.
Kirkland gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Sigfridsson.
Kirkland throws a body shot but no joy.
Sigfridsson scores with a nice strike.
Kirkland walks into a left hand.
A jab from Kirkland misses.
Kirkland is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Sigfridsson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

Kirkland moves into the clinch successfully.

And that's the end of the fight!
Benjamin Sigfridsson comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Sigfridsson 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 Dean Styles scores the fight 27:30
Judge John Roberts scores the fight 27:30
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Benjamin Sigfridsson!
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RATING
66%

 

Event: GKNY 125 - Boom vs Wills     
Date:   Apr 15, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Ramses Xll and Benjamin Sigfridsson. Xll kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Scarab - Ankh. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

191 cm
24
205 lbs
9 - 7 - 0
180 cm
26
192 lbs
8 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ramses Xll!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sigfridsson pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Xll slips under a jab from Sigfridsson.
Xll is looking to counter punch.
Xll throws a poor cross that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a straight right hand.
Xll dodges the punch combination from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson moves in looking to clinch but Xll pushes him off.
Xll scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Xll takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Sigfridsson feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Xll's calf.
Xll has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Sigfridsson.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Some bone on bone action there as Xll checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Sigfridsson misses with a looping right.
Xll seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Xll with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Good leg kick by Xll there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Sigfridsson needs to keep his hands up - Xll had a free shot at his head there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Xll misses with a wild body shot.
Sigfridsson missing with a left hand there. Xll was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Sigfridsson gets off balance looking for a body kick
enabling Xll to counter with a crisp jab.
Sigfridsson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Sigfridsson.
Xll takes a swing at Sigfridsson's ribcage but misses.
Xll scores with a hook to the body. Sigfridsson takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Benjamin Sigfridsson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Xll throws an ugly left hook that misses
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Xll throws a body punch but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Sigfridsson 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.
Xll throws a leg kick but Sigfridsson checks it.
A little jabbing left from Sigfridsson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the side of Xll's head but Xll sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Xll moves into range and connects with a jab.

Sigfridsson rushes Xll and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.

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!
Sigfridsson scores with a nice hook to the head.
Xll tries to break free but Sigfridsson pushes him back against the cage.
Sigfridsson throws a punch but it's blocked by Xll.
A bit of stalling here from Sigfridsson.
Xll lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

Xll breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Sigfridsson looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.

Sigfridsson clinches with his opponent.
Xll throws a head punch that misses.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Xll blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Xll manages to break the clinch.
Xll misses with a body punch
and Sigfridsson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Xll throws a sloppy head kick

and Sigfridsson counters by clinching up.
Xll throws a head punch that misses.
Nice body punch from Sigfridsson - that landed with a thud.
Sigfridsson is trying to maintain a safe position but Xll gets an underhook and turns Sigfridsson into the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Xll jumps guard but Sigfridsson turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
The referee is keeping an eye on Sigfridsson - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Xll lands a body punch.
Sigfridsson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Xll lands a hook to the side of the head.
Xll jumps guard but Sigfridsson stands there with Xll around his waist. Xll gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Sigfridsson looks to land a body kick but Xll moved away.
Sigfridsson scores with a body shot.
Xll 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.
Sigfridsson looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Sigfridsson lands a front kick.
Sigfridsson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Xll.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson tried to score with a low kick but Xll checks it.
Sigfridsson motions for Xll to come forward. Sigfridsson throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Xll was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Sigfridsson throws a sloppy head kick
and Xll counters with a straight right hand.
Sigfridsson tries to move into range but Xll moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Xll throws a head kick that Sigfridsson semi-blocks.

Sigfridsson is rocked!
Xll is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Xll takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Sigfridsson is still on wobbly legs! Can Xll finish him?
Sigfridsson throws a low kick but it's checked well by Xll.
Sigfridsson lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Sigfridsson seems to have recovered his senses.
A left lands for Xll.
Sigfridsson checks the leg kick.
Xll fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Sigfridsson has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Xll throws a good cross that connects.
Sigfridsson takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Sigfridsson lands an overhand right.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sigfridsson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Xll has been working on his balance at Midnight MMA, so perhaps that has help him stuff some of the takedown attempts by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Sigfridsson scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Sigfridsson misses with a straight left.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sigfridsson moves away from the strike by Xll.
Sigfridsson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Xll moves out of range as Sigfridsson strikes.

Sigfridsson has closed the distance and engaged Xll in a clinch.
Xll working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

Xll breaks the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sigfridsson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

A big head kick from Xll and Sigfridsson is sent sprawling to the canvas!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Xll stopping the sweep attempt from Sigfridsson.

Xll gets to his feet - Sigfridsson follows without any prompting.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Xll dodges the punch combination from Sigfridsson.
Xll was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Sigfridsson looks up at the clock. Bad move! Xll lands a right hand from hell, dropping Sigfridsson. Xll pounces and finishes the fight with a flurry of punches and elbows.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:16 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ramses Xll!
Ramses Xll seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
62%

 

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

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between James Cox and Benjamin Sigfridsson. I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

184 cm
27
192 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
180 cm
26
192 lbs
7 - 4 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, James Cox!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are John Kavanagh, Anthony Taglia and Russell Pearce.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cox misses with a hook. Sigfridsson ducked under it nicely.
Cox throws a looping overhand right but Sigfridsson ducks down to avoid it.
Cox misses the jab.
Cox misses with a hook
and Cox takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Cox looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Cox thows a left - swing and a miss!
Cox throws a sloppy body shot
and Sigfridsson counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Sigfridsson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Cox.
Sigfridsson moves away from the strike by Cox.
Sigfridsson misses with an uppercut.
Cox throws a hook but Sigfridsson avoids it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cox with a hook.
Sigfridsson defending well as Cox loads up on a big left hand.
Cox connects with a looping right hand.
A jab from Cox misses.
Cox throws a series of punches but Sigfridsson avoids them all with ease.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cox throws an overhand right that lands on Sigfridsson's shoulder, as Sigfridsson tries to avoid the shot.
Sigfridsson lands a glancing blow to the side of Cox's head.

Sigfridsson drives through and clinches with Cox against the cage.
Sigfridsson gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Cox.
Sigfridsson swings away with an uppercut that misses.

Cox breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Cox misses with a shot to the body
and Sigfridsson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

Cox is rocked!
Cox swings widly with a right hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a big left hand that crumples Cox! He was out before he hit the floor! Brutal knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:42 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Benjamin Sigfridsson!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
56%

 

Event: GKNY 119 - Vershinin vs Wills     
Date:   Mar 04, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin Sigfridsson and Max Houston. Benjamin Sigfridsson has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

180 cm
26
192 lbs
7 - 3 - 0
179 cm
23
199 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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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 7 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Max Houston!
The judges for this bout are Jorge Garcia, Joseph Jones and Lou da Vinci.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sigfridsson throws a sloppy head kick and Houston moves out of range easily.
Houston let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Houston misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Houston uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sigfridsson.
Max Houston seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Houston throws out a leg kick but Sigfridsson moves out of range and Houston only half commits.
Houston takes a swing at Sigfridsson's ribcage but misses.
Sigfridsson half committed to a counter leg kick.
Sigfridsson scores with a jab to the body.
Sigfridsson scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Houston lands a really nice looking cross but Sigfridsson seems unphased.
Sigfridsson ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Houston throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Houston swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Sigfridsson counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Houston comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Houston throws a right hand that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sigfridsson slips a jab and a cross from Houston.
Sigfridsson on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Sigfridsson connects with a looping right hand.
Sloppy strikes from Houston. Those never looked like landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson's corner calls for a 1-2. Sigfridsson obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Sigfridsson connects with a jab.
Houston on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Houston dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Sigfridsson. That did some damage!
Good exchange - Sigfridsson coming out on top.
Houston feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Sigfridssons jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Houston misses the jab.
Houston throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Nice body kick from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Houston has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Houston throws the left hand but Sigfridsson avoids the punch easily.
A clash of legs there as Sigfridsson blocks the low kick.

Sigfridsson drives through and clinches with Houston against the cage.

Houston pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Houston catches Sigfridsson with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson tries to move into range but Houston moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Sigfridsson tests Houston's chin there with a solid looking shot.
It looks like Sigfridsson has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Sigfridsson throws a shot from downtown. Houston moves away and avoids it.
Sigfridsson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Sigfridsson paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Houston scores with a body shot.
Houston throws a hook to the side of Sigfridsson's head but Sigfridsson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Sigfridsson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Houston lands a glancing blow to the side of Sigfridsson's head.
A big left from Sigfridsson misses.
Sigfridsson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Houston.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Houston.
Sigfridsson is looking to slow Houston down with leg kicks.
Some bone on bone action there as Houston checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Sigfridsson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Houston.
Sigfridsson tries a head kick but it misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Houston misses with an uppercut.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Houston wants to get back to striking at distance but Sigfridsson won't allow it.
Sigfridsson pushes Houston back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

Houston pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Houston thuds a left hand into Sigfridsson's body.
Houston swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Sigfridsson scores with the left hand. Houston knows he should have avoided that one.
Houston throws an off balance right hand
letting Sigfridsson counter with a right hand.
A head kick from Houston lands but Sigfridsson takes it in his stride.
Houston lands a big head kick that sends Sigfridsson to the canvas! Houston follows up with strikes from the mount that forces the ref to step in and stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:48 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Max Houston!
After winning the bout, Max Houston thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
66%

 

Event: BRFC 51     
Date:   Oct 15, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Orlando Diggs and Benjamin Sigfridsson. Diggs comes into the arena with STILL BLAZIN blaring out of the sound system. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

184 cm
23
185 lbs
12 - 6 - 0
180 cm
24
192 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Conviction

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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 12 wins, 6 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 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Sano, Yuuki Gou and Taro Takaoka.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Diggs throws a nice outside leg kick.
Sigfridsson throws a right hand that misses
and Diggs counters with an inside leg kick.
Nice shot by Diggs.
Sigfridsson lands a leg kick that knocks Diggs off balance momentarily.
Sigfridsson on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Diggs on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Sigfridsson walks into a straight right hand from Diggs.
Sigfridsson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Diggs lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot.
No joy there for Sigfridsson, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Diggs smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Sigfridsson has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Sigfridsson there as he acknowledges the shot.
Sigfridsson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Diggs manages to avoid it.
Diggs throws a quick counter kick to the body but Sigfridsson avoids it.
Diggs scores with a kick to the body.
Diggs has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson blocks the body kick.
Diggs takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Diggs bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Sigfridsson's head.
Sigfridsson displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.

It looks like Orlando Diggs has been cut.
Sigfridsson tries to clinch but Diggs moves out of range.
Diggs misses with a left hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a straight right hand.
Sigfridsson misses with a wild body shot.
Sigfridsson tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Diggs counters with a solid body kick.
That kick from Sigfridsson tenderised Diggs's leg. Diggs is trying to keep his angry face on.
Diggs connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Diggs fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Sigfridsson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson misses with a lunging right hand
and Diggs counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Sigfridsson thinking.
Sigfridsson misses with an uppercut. Diggs saw that one coming.
Diggs looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Sigfridsson blocks the body kick.
Sigfridsson throws a sloppy head kick
and Sigfridsson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Sigfridsson throws the kick towards the body but Diggs avoids it.
A low kick from Sigfridsson misses
enabling Diggs to counter with a crisp jab.
Sigfridsson doesn't manage to clinch there - Diggs circles away.
Diggs takes a swing at Sigfridsson's ribcage but misses.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook
and Diggs makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Diggs throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Diggs missing with a left hand there. Sigfridsson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Diggs lands a nice shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson tries to clinch but Diggs moves out of range.
Diggs quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Sigfridsson blocks a leg kick.
Diggs connects with a right hand. Sigfridsson shakes it off.
A decent looking cross lands there for Diggs.
Sigfridsson throws a series of punches but Diggs avoids them all with ease.
Sigfridsson keeps Diggs at a distance using the push kick.
Sigfridsson misses with a right hand
and Diggs counters with a slapping leg kick.
Diggs dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Sigfridsson. That did some damage!
Diggs uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Sigfridsson.
Diggs fires out a quick counter leg kick but Sigfridsson just manages to avoid it.
Diggs uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson missing with a left hand there. Diggs was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Sigfridsson throws a body shot but no joy.
A little feinted left hand from Diggs on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diggs avoids the body shot from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson misses with an uppercut
and Diggs counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the side of Diggs's head but Diggs sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
That kick from Diggs tenderised Sigfridsson's leg. Sigfridsson is trying to keep his angry face on.
Sigfridsson 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.
Diggs lands a nice leg kick that just misses Sigfridsson's sensitive parts.
Diggs is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Sigfridsson misses with a body kick.
Sigfridsson throws out a loose jab but Diggs uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sigfridsson fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Diggs looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Diggs looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

Sigfridsson gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Sigfridsson has a couple of punches blocked by Diggs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Diggs lands the left hand.

Sigfridsson clinches up with Diggs and pushes him back against the ropes.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Sigfridsson.
Diggs tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Diggs swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Diggs misses with a hook from the clinch.
Sigfridsson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson is trying to stall.
Sigfridsson's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Diggs misses with a hook to the ribs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Diggs lands a hook to the side of the head.
Diggs tries a body shot but Sigfridsson blocks it.
Sigfridsson trying to control the position but instead, Diggs has worked for underhooks and has pushed Sigfridsson into the ropes.
Sigfridsson throws a head punch that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diggs lands a hook that snaps the head of Sigfridsson backwards.
Diggs blocking some punches.
Diggs lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Sigfridsson is looking to control Diggs's arms but Diggs gets an underhook and turns him. Now Sigfridsson has his back to the ropes.
Sigfridsson stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Diggs lands with a left to the head.
Sigfridsson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Diggs escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A nice inside leg kick there by Sigfridsson. That's going to slow Diggs down.
Diggs avoids the head kick by Sigfridsson.
Diggs finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
The fighters circle momentarily. Sigfridsson darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson connects with a body shot.
Sigfridsson dips to his left and cracks Diggs with an uppercut!
Sigfridsson tries a low kick but Diggs avoids it.
Sigfridsson misses with a leg kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Diggs gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Diggs counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Sigfridsson misses with an uppercut
and Diggs counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Sigfridsson tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Diggs tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Diggs.
A nice side step and Sigfridsson releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Diggs comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Diggs lands a nice shot that snaps Sigfridsson's head back.
Sigfridsson moves forwards but Diggs connects with a nice, crisp jab.

Sigfridsson is rocked!
A solid leg kick lands there for Diggs.
Sigfridsson is still on wobbly legs! Can Diggs finish him?

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Diggs takes a swing at Sigfridsson's ribcage but misses.
Sigfridsson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Sigfridsson seems to have recovered his senses.
Diggs fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Sigfridsson.
A jab from Diggs misses.
Orlando Diggs is winning the standup battle so far.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Sigfridsson.
Diggs throws a quick counter kick to the body but Sigfridsson avoids it.
Diggs uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Sigfridsson has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Sigfridsson there as he acknowledges the shot.
Diggs checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Sigfridsson throws a shot to the body.
Sigfridsson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diggs lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Sigfridsson misses with a wild body shot.
Sigfridsson misses with a right hand
and Diggs counters with a good low kick that Sigfridsson was not able to check.
Diggs misses with a jab to the body
and Sigfridsson counters with a straight right hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick which misses Diggs's front leg but catches the back leg as Diggs tries to avoid it.
Sigfridsson throws a lazy uppercut
and Diggs counters with a body kick that stops Sigfridsson in his tracks momentarily.
Sigfridsson avoids a kick to the body.
Sigfridsson misses with a straight left.
Diggs takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Good leg kick by Sigfridsson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Sigfridsson fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Diggs is out of range.
Sigfridsson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Orlando Diggs dominated that second round.
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. This is the final round!


Sigfridsson takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Sigfridsson walks into a stiff left hand from Diggs.
Sigfridsson slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Sigfridsson lands a lovely overhand right.
Diggs throws a lazy uppercut
and Sigfridsson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A clash of legs there as Diggs blocks the low kick.
Sigfridsson throws a nice inside leg kick.
Diggs scores with a crisp jab that stopped Sigfridsson in his tracks.
Sigfridsson thuds a left hand into Diggs's body.
Diggs misses with a kick to the body
and Sigfridsson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Diggs throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Diggs connects with the punch.
Diggs thumps Sigfridsson with a low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson misses with a right hand
and Diggs scores with a counter punch that sends Sigfridsson to the canvas! Diggs smells blood - he's punishing Sigfridsson with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! Sigfridsson has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:09 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Orlando Diggs!
Orlando Diggs decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
75%

 

Event: BRFC 45     
Date:   Jul 30, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Joachim Kroll and Benjamin Sigfridsson. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the ring.

175 cm
22
185 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
180 cm
23
192 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Counter fighter
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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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 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Joachim Kroll!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Yasuomi Hirokawa, Ren Mimura and Yukihiro Shimada.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kroll throws a right hand that Sigfridsson ducks under and follows up with a left that Sigfridsson also avoids with ease.
Sigfridsson lands a jab to Kroll's midsection.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson throws a jab when Kroll was well out of range.
Kroll shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Sigfridsson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

It looks like Joachim Kroll has been cut.
Sigfridsson jabs at Kroll's body.
Kroll throws a right hand that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a left to the body.

Sigfridsson sends Kroll crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Sigfridsson is motioning to the referee to let Kroll up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Are you kidding me?! Sigfridsson ducked down and unloaded an uppercut from hell that sent Kroll clean off his feet! Someone make me a GIF - that's knockout of the night for sure!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:50 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Benjamin Sigfridsson!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: BRFC 42     
Date:   Jul 09, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Allan Coyoca and Benjamin Sigfridsson. Benjamin Sigfridsson has the eye of the tiger tonight.

180 cm
23
195 lbs
12 - 0 - 0
180 cm
23
192 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

M.O. Fight Wear

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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 12 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Allan Coyoca!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Kenichi Hosakawa, Yasuomi Hirokawa and Shigeki Sano.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sigfridsson clobbers Coyoca with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Sigfridsson throws a body punch but Coyoca moves out of range.
Coyoca misses with a takedown
and Sigfridsson counters with a right hand to the body.
Sigfridsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Coyoca was well out of range. Poor timing from Sigfridsson.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Coyoca.
Sigfridsson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Coyoca closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Sigfridsson pushes Coyoca away and creates a bit of space to escape. He's almost out here... but no, Coyoca gets a good hold of his legs and remains firmly in side control.
Coyoca scores with a couple of short elbows.
Sigfridsson defending against the ground and pound.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Coyoca working the ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Coyoca in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.
Coyoca in side control lands a decent elbow.
Coyoca working the ground and pound but Sigfridsson is defending the strikes.
Coyoca works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Coyoca cracks Sigfridsson with an elbow. That is naaassty.
Sigfridsson regains half guard, as Coyoca was trying to land strikes.
Sigfridsson is trying to control but can't.
Coyoca drops an elbow to the side of Sigfridsson's head.
Coyoca throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Coyoca passes to side control.
Check out the look on Coyoca's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Coyoca is trying to ground and pound but Sigfridsson uses the momentary lack of control by Coyoca to regain half guard.
Sigfridsson is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Coyoca scores with a couple of nice shots.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Coyoca is nestled in close to Sigfridsson, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Coyoca prevents Sigfridsson from improving his position.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sigfridsson is trying to maintain the position but Coyoca is very close to passing his half guard.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Coyoca lands a nice short elbow.
Coyoca not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Sigfridsson regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Coyoca.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Sigfridsson working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Coyoca.
Coyoca throwing strikes but missing.
Coyoca throwing strikes from guard but Sigfridsson blocks nicely.
Sigfridsson trying to keep a closed guard but Coyoca is proving a slippery customer.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Coyoca trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Coyoca makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Sigfridsson working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Coyoca.
Coyoca is looking to work some ground and pound but Sigfridsson has wrist control.
Coyoca loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Coyoca throwing strikes but missing.
Coyoca is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Sigfridsson looking to hit a scissor sweep but Coyoca is one step ahead there.
Coyoca passes into half guard.
Sigfridsson has hold of Coyoca's hands but Coyoca slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Coyoca throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Coyoca takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Coyoca slips a nice elbow through Sigfridsson's hands, connecting with Sigfridsson's forehead.
Coyoca with the ground and pound but Sigfridsson uses the opportunity to regain guard.
Coyoca stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Sigfridsson swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Coyoca works over Sigfridsson with some ground and pound from guard.
Coyoca working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Coyoca in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Coyoca keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Sigfridsson's head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Coyoca pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Sigfridsson is keeping the position for now.
Sigfridsson preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.
Coyoca postures up and lands a big shot to Sigfridsson's brow.
Coyoca with a flurry of punches that miss.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Coyoca takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Sigfridsson has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Coyoca is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Coyoca misses with a takedown attempt - Sigfridsson sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
A nice side step and Sigfridsson releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Coyoca shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Sigfridsson sprawls well. Sigfridsson wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Coyoca gets slowly back to his feet.
A low kick from Sigfridsson misses

and Coyoca counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.

Sigfridsson pushes Coyoca off and gets back to his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jab from Sigfridsson.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Coyoca dives in and grabs Sigfridsson's left leg, looking for a takedown. Sigfridsson pushes down on Coyoca's head and hops out.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Allan Coyoca. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Coyoca gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Sigfridsson counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a jab but it's blocked by Coyoca.
Coyoca fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Coyoca keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson 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.
Sigfridsson lands a really nice looking cross but Coyoca seems unphased.
Coyoca fails with the takedown
enabling Sigfridsson to counter with a crisp jab.
Sigfridsson throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson lands a front kick.
Sigfridsson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Sigfridsson throws a jab but it's blocked by Coyoca.
Sigfridsson lands with a cross.
Coyoca with a lazy takedown attempt
letting Sigfridsson counter with a right hand.
Coyoca avoids the body shot from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Coyoca appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nice defenses there by Coyoca.
Sigfridsson lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Sigfridsson tries to land a body kick

and Coyoca counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Sigfridsson!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Coyoca cracks Sigfridsson with a big elbow.
Coyoca throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Coyoca throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.

Coyoca is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Sigfridsson is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Coyoca throws a strike aimed at the side of Sigfridsson's head but Sigfridsson avoids it well.
Sigfridsson can't do much from the bottom here.
The strikes coming from Coyoca are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Sigfridsson manages to work his way to half guard, despite Coyoca's best efforts.
Coyoca sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Sigfridsson defending well though.
Sigfridsson blocking the ground and pound attempt from Coyoca.
Coyoca is nestled in close to Sigfridsson, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Coyoca thows a huge punch but Sigfridsson dodges it nicely.
Coyoca drops an elbow to the side of Sigfridsson's head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice strikes from Coyoca there.

Coyoca is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Sigfridsson gets full guard.
Allan Coyoca overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Coyoca stands up over Sigfridsson, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Coyoca landing with the ground and pound.
Coyoca missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Sigfridsson tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Coyoca trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Sigfridsson wants to sweep but no luck.
Coyoca postures up.
Sigfridsson keeping full guard, as Coyoca tries to pass.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Coyoca throws a strike but Sigfridsson rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benjamin Sigfridsson 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! And we move into the final round!


Coyoca fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Sigfridsson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Coyoca shoots in looking for a takedown but Sigfridsson manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Coyoca's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.

Coyoca drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Coyoca lands a few punches from side control.
Coyoca landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
The strikes coming from Coyoca are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Coyoca lands an elbow.
Coyoca misses with the ground and pound.
Sigfridsson tries to escape but Coyoca is in control.
Sigfridsson is looking for a sweep.
Coyoca looks up at the clock and then as Sigfridsson takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Coyoca smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!

Sigfridsson is rocked!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Coyoca working away.
Sigfridsson is still in real trouble! Can Coyoca finish him?
Sigfridsson takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.

Sigfridsson throws Coyoca to one side and escapes!
Coyoca tries for a takedown but Sigfridsson circles away easily
and Coyoca takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Allan Coyoca. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Coyoca has his takedown stuffed
and Sigfridsson counters with a left to the body.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook. Coyoca ducked under it nicely.
Sigfridsson seems to have recovered his senses.
Sigfridsson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Coyoca. That did some damage!

Coyoca decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.

Coyoca is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Sigfridsson sees it coming and defends easily.

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!
Sigfridsson avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Coyoca.
Sigfridsson wants to get back to full guard.
Sigfridsson avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Coyoca.
Coyoca sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Sigfridsson defending well though.
Sigfridsson manages to get to full guard.
Coyoca throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Sigfridsson avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Coyoca working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Coyoca postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Sigfridsson is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Coyoca has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson wants to sweep but no luck.
Sigfridsson avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Sigfridsson preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Coyoca working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Sigfridsson's head.
Coyoca throws a big right hand that misses.
Benjamin Sigfridsson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Coyoca working some strikes from top position.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Sigfridsson is on top in guard.

Sigfridsson wants to stand but Coyoca is controlling his posture from full guard.

Coyoca looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson wants to stand but Coyoca is controlling his posture from full guard.

Sigfridsson decides to stand up and beckons his opponent to follow.
Sigfridsson lands a nice shot that snaps Coyoca's head back.

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 Allan Coyoca.
I think Coyoca has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Kenichi Hosakawa scores the fight for Allan Coyoca!
Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight for Allan Coyoca!
Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight for Benjamin Sigfridsson!

Allan Coyoca wins by split decision!
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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
54%

 

Event: VCL Champions: 16     
Date:   May 04, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Nokken Bichezout and Benjamin Sigfridsson. Nokken Bichezout has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

185 cm
28
195 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
180 cm
22
192 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
Decent wrestler
Excellent boxer
KO power
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

AnonymouS

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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 9 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Nokken Bichezout!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are John Roberts, Lou da Vinci and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bichezout swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice uppercut.
Sigfridsson throws a hook but Bichezout blocks it.
Bichezout ducks under a wild hook from Sigfridsson.
Bichezout seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Bichezout lands a jab.
Sigfridsson scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bichezout throws an overhand right that lands on Sigfridsson's shoulder, as Sigfridsson tries to avoid the shot.
Sigfridsson misses with an uppercut. Bichezout saw that one coming.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sigfridsson. Bichezout does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sigfridsson staying out of range there.
Bichezout misses with an uppercut. Sigfridsson saw that one coming.
Bichezout cracks Sigfridsson with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Sigfridsson defending well as Bichezout loads up on a big left hand.
Sigfridsson swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Bichezout is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Sigfridsson.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bichezout digs a good body shot into Sigfridsson's ribs.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Bichezout checks a leg kick.
Bichezout moves out of range as Sigfridsson strikes.
Bichezout wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Bichezout misses the body punch
and Sigfridsson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Bichezout ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Sigfridsson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bichezout was well out of range. Poor timing from Sigfridsson.
Bichezout throws a left and a right that both miss
and Sigfridsson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Bichezout misses the shot to the body.
Bichezout feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Sigfridssons jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Sigfridsson moves out of range as Bichezout strikes.
Bichezout misses with a shot to the body
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice uppercut.
Bichezout moves to clinch but Sigfridsson breaks away
and Sigfridsson makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Bichezout misses with a wild body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bichezout staying out of range there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bichezout waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Sigfridsson.
Bichezout swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice uppercut.
Sigfridsson missing with a left hand there. Bichezout was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Bichezout is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sigfridsson.
Bichezout swings widly with a right hand
enabling Sigfridsson to counter with a crisp jab.
Sigfridsson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Bichezout misses with a telegraphed body shot
enabling Sigfridsson to counter with a crisp jab.
Bichezout waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson walks into a left hand.
Nokken Bichezout seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Bichezout closes the distance and clinches.
Bichezout lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Bichezout misses with some punches.
Sigfridsson wants to break free but Bichezout has control.
Bichezout throws a head punch that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short uppercut from Bichezout.
I was talking to Bichezout's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Bichezout misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Bichezout moves out of range as Sigfridsson strikes.
Bichezout misses with an uppercut
and Sigfridsson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Bichezout ducks under a wild hook from Sigfridsson.
Bichezout misses the body punch
and Bichezout takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Bichezout swings widly with a right hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Bichezout throws an ugly left hook that misses

and Sigfridsson counters with a nice right hand that sends Bichezout toppling to the canvas! Bichezout scrambles and gets back to his feet - can Sigfridsson finish him?!

Bichezout is rocked!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sigfridsson cracks Bichezout with a left hook right on the temple and Bichezout goes down! He's out! Referee! Stop the fight! Sigfridsson lands a few more punches before the dopey ref steps in - hopefully Bichezout is OK!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Benjamin Sigfridsson!
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
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Event: VCL Fight Night: 30     
Date:   Mar 31, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kenji Sato and Benjamin Sigfridsson. Sato comes to the cage accompanied by True Survivor - David Hasselhoff. Kenji Sato had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

190 cm
21
197 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
180 cm
22
192 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Great elbows
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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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 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Kenji Sato!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
The judges for this bout are Russell Pearce, Chad Campbell and John Kavanagh.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sato tries to close the distance and clinch but Sigfridsson swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.

Sato has taken the fight to the clinch.
A short right from Sato.
Sato working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Sigfridsson is pushing Sato up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Sigfridsson blocks an elbow strike.

Sato breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Sigfridsson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sato.
Sato doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Sigfridsson misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Sato counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sato just misses with a punch to the body.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sato.
Sigfridsson lands a nice shot that snaps Sato's head back.
Sigfridsson swings for the body but Sato moves out of range.
Sato tries to close the distance and clinch but Sigfridsson swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Sato throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Sigfridsson takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Sigfridsson misses with a lunging right hand
letting Sato counter with a right hand.
Sato on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Sigfridsson throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Sato counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Sato throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Sigfridsson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Sigfridsson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Sato throws a right hand that misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Sato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Sato stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Sigfridsson just misses with a punch to the body.
Sato is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sigfridsson.
A swing and a miss from Sigfridsson.

Sato gets in close and instigates a clinch.

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!
Sato looking to stall.
Sato tries to work over Sigfridsson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Sigfridsson lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Sigfridsson throws a head punch that misses.
Sigfridsson lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Sigfridsson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Sato's elbow.
Sigfridsson lands a left hand.
Sato throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Sigfridsson lands with a left to the head.
Sigfridsson lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Sigfridsson can't find room to land a body shot as Sato controls the action.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Sato misses with some punches.
Sigfridsson works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Sato moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sato keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sato.
As Sigfridsson tries to get set, Sato tries to push him back and clinch up but Sigfridsson manages to avoid the attempt.
Sato shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Sigfridsson eats them both and turns towards Sato to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Nice shot by Sigfridsson.
Sato checks a leg kick nicely.
It looked like Sato was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Sigfridsson.
Sato tries to close the distance and clinch up but Sigfridsson swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Sato tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Sigfridsson manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Sato is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Sato is looking to clinch but Sigfridsson is avoiding it.
Sato takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Sigfridsson cracks a nice hook into Sato's ribs.
Sato throws a nice looking combination but Sigfridsson bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Sato misses with a hook. Sigfridsson ducked under it nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson throws a body punch but Sato moves out of range.
Sato is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Sigfridsson misses the target.
As Sigfridsson tries to get set, Sato tries to push him back and clinch up but Sigfridsson manages to avoid the attempt.
Sato shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Sato uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Sigfridsson.
We've been told by Sato's head coaches at Wreckshop that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Sigfridsson misses with a body kick.
Sato is looking for a counter combo.
Sato keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sigfridsson.
Sato is looking to counter punch.
Sigfridsson lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Sato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sigfridsson 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.
Sigfridsson swings for the body but Sato moves out of range.
Sato ducks under a wild hook from Sigfridsson.
Sato was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Sato 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.
Sigfridsson throws a lazy right hand but Sato sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Sato is looking to clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benjamin Sigfridsson 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.


Sigfridsson misses with a shot to the body
enabling Sato to counter with a crisp jab.
Sigfridsson fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Sigfridsson misses with an uppercut. Sato saw that one coming.
A slow jab from Sato misses its intended target.
Sigfridsson throws a body shot but no joy.
The fighters circle momentarily. Sigfridsson darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sato. Sigfridsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Benjamin Sigfridsson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot.
Sigfridsson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sato.
Sato misses with a hook.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Sigfridsson! But no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sato wants to clinch
and Sigfridsson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Sato cracks Sigfridsson with a right hand to the side of the head.
Sato scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Sigfridsson doesn't seem bothered though.
Sigfridsson throws a poor cross that misses
and Sato counters with a left to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sato throws the left hand but Sigfridsson avoids the punch easily.
A countering left hand to the body from Sigfridsson misses.
Sato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sato uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Sigfridsson has time to react.
Sato tries to close the distance and clinch but Sigfridsson swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Sato tries to clinch up but Sigfridsson circles away and keeps his distance.
Sigfridsson fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Sato has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

Sato has closed the distance and engaged Sigfridsson in a clinch.

Sato's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Sato closes the distance but Sigfridsson moves to the side
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Sigfridsson misses with a low kick as Sato jumps back.
Nice body kick there by Sigfridsson.
Jab from Sigfridsson.
Sato throws a body shot but no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sato is looking to clinch.
Sato checks a leg kick.
Jab, jab by Sato - just one landing.
Sigfridsson looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sato jabs at Sigfridsson's body.
Sato uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson slips under a jab from Sato.
Sato looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Sigfridsson walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Sato checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Sato walks into a jab.
Sato paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Sigfridsson throws a shot to the body.
Sato moves away from the strike by Sigfridsson.
A nice leg kick lands there from Sigfridsson.
Sato throws a head kick but Sigfridsson moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson slips under a jab from Sato.
Sato takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Sato wants to clinch.
A telegraphed right hand from Sigfridsson misses the target.
Sato tries to clinch but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
Sigfridsson lands a nice shot to the body.
Sato staying out of range there.
Sato displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sigfridsson throws out the jab.
Sato throws an off balance right hand
and Sigfridsson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Sigfridsson misses with an uppercut. Sato saw that one coming.
Sato tries to counter by clinching up but Sigfridsson breaks away and moves out of range.
Some wild striking there from Sigfridsson.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sato staying out of range there.
Sato throws a good cross that connects.
Sigfridsson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Sato.

Sato rushes Sigfridsson and presses him up against the cage.
Sigfridsson 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!
Sigfridsson scores with a shoulder strike.
Sigfridsson misses with some punches.

Sato breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Sigfridsson attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Sato scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Sato misses with a hook.
Sigfridsson fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Sato lands a nice looking kick to the body. Sigfridsson takes a step back to recover.
A swing and a miss from Sato.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Benjamin Sigfridsson showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Sigfridsson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Sigfridsson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

Sato forces Sigfridsson back against the cage and clinches.

Sigfridsson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Sato scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Sigfridsson blocks a jab.
Sato tries to clinch up
letting Sigfridsson counter with a right hand.
Sigfridsson throws a big shot that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Sigfridsson tries to keep at a distance but Sato has taken the fight into the clinch.
Sato looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Sato.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Sato just misses with a elbow thrown towards Sigfridsson's brow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sato lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick but Sato sees it coming and moves out of range.
Sato displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sigfridsson throws out the jab.
Sato lands a right hook to the body.
A jab from Sigfridsson misses.
Sato wants to clinch up but Sigfridsson keeps it at a distance.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook
enabling Sato to counter with a crisp jab.
Sigfridsson looks to score with a jab to the body but Sato is just out of range.
Sigfridsson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Sigfridsson attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Sigfridsson connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Sigfridsson throws the left hand but Sato avoids the punch easily.
Sigfridsson stuns Sato with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Sato closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Kenji Sato has scored more points in the clinch so far.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sato looking to stall.
Sigfridsson gets through Sato's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Sato comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.

Sigfridsson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Sato ducks under a wild hook from Sigfridsson.
Sato is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Sigfridsson throws out a loose jab but Sato uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sigfridsson manages to avoid it.
Sato uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sigfridsson.
Sato misses with an uppercut
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice leg kick.
Sato closes the distance looking to clinch
and Sigfridsson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sato throws a right and a left that Sigfridsson avoids nicely.
Sigfridsson punishes Sato's body with a nice straight punch.
Sato moves in looking to clinch but Sigfridsson pushes him off.
Sato darts in trying to clinch
and Sigfridsson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sigfridsson looks to land a right hand but Sato moved out of range.
Sato tries to clinch but Sigfridsson is having none of it.
Sato fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Sigfridsson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Sato throws a hook but Sigfridsson blocks it.
Kenji Sato has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sigfridsson misses with a body shot.
Benjamin Sigfridsson 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.
Sigfridsson lunges at Sato with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Sato's hand.
Sigfridsson buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Sigfridsson with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Sigfridsson throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Sato counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sigfridsson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sato.
An inside leg kick lands from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson throws a good cross that connects.
Sigfridsson stuns Sato with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Sigfridsson avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Sato tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Sigfridsson manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Sato is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Sato swings away with a body shot that misses
enabling Sigfridsson to counter with a crisp jab.
The fighters circling - Sigfridsson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sato looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Sigfridsson connects with a body shot.

And that's the end of the fight!
Benjamin Sigfridsson comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Sigfridsson 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 Russell Pearce scores the fight 27:30
Judge Chad Campbell scores the fight 27:30
Judge John Kavanagh scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Benjamin Sigfridsson!
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time
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A | B
hype
A | B
pop
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manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
68%

 

Event: VCL Fight Night: 25     
Date:   Feb 24, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin Sigfridsson and Michal Filipowicz. Filipowicz has chosen Duran Duran - The Wild Boys as his entrance music. The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

180 cm
21
192 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
186 cm
21
195 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Fast

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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 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin Sigfridsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Michal Filipowicz!
The judges for this bout are Lou da Vinci, Alyssa Summers and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Filipowicz swinging wildly here.
A low kick from Filipowicz misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a nice body shot.
Sigfridsson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Filipowicz moves away from the strike by Sigfridsson.
Filipowicz misses the jab.
Filipowicz misses with a straight right.
Filipowicz lands a leg kick that knocks Sigfridsson off balance momentarily.
Filipowicz is looking to slow Sigfridsson down with leg kicks.
Sigfridsson definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
A slow jab from Filipowicz misses its intended target.
Sigfridsson scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Filipowicz tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Filipowicz works over Sigfridsson's head and body with a nice combination.
Filipowicz tries to clinch there but Sigfridsson circles away.
Sigfridsson throws the left hand but Filipowicz avoids the punch easily.
Filipowicz looks like he wants to counter punch here.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Filipowicz throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Sigfridsson on the side of the head.
Sigfridsson is looking to slow Filipowicz down with leg kicks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head kick by Filipowicz misses
and Sigfridsson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Sigfridsson lands a nice looking body shot.
Filipowicz throws a low kick but it's checked well by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Filipowicz stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Sigfridsson is looking to land body kicks.
Sigfridsson misses with a low kick.
It seemed like Filipowicz was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Filipowicz takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Sigfridsson misses with an uppercut.
Filipowicz checks a low kick from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Filipowicz throws a lazy head kick
and Sigfridsson counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Sigfridsson fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Filipowicz is out of range.
Sigfridsson tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Filipowicz staying out of range there.
Sigfridsson is looking to wear down Filipowicz with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Sigfridsson throws a leg kick that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sigfridsson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Sigfridsson tries to close the distance and clinch but Filipowicz swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Sigfridsson getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A slapping leg kick lands for Sigfridsson.
Filipowicz misses with a hook to the body
letting Sigfridsson counter with a right hand.
Sigfridsson throws an overhand right that lands on Filipowicz's shoulder, as Filipowicz tries to avoid the shot.
Sigfridsson lands with a shot to the body.
Filipowicz dodges the punch combination from Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Filipowicz.
Filipowicz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sigfridsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Filipowicz.
Sigfridsson scoring well with a low kick there.
Sigfridsson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Filipowicz.
Filipowicz misses with a head kick.
Sigfridsson stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Filipowicz.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Filipowicz tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Filipowicz scoring well with a low kick there.
Filipowicz throws a nice inside leg kick.
Filipowicz digs a good body shot into Sigfridsson's ribs.
Filipowicz lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Filipowicz looks to land a right hand but Sigfridsson moved out of range.
Sigfridsson is looking to counter punch.
Filipowicz lands a nice hook to Sigfridsson's body. Sigfridsson takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Sigfridsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sigfridsson just misses with a punch to the body.
Filipowicz scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Sigfridsson throws a series of punches but Filipowicz avoids them all with ease.
Sigfridsson slips a straight right by Filipowicz.
A looping hook to the body misses from Filipowicz. Sigfridsson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sigfridsson tries to land a leg kick but Filipowicz saw it coming and moves away.
A punch lands to the side of Filipowicz 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Michal Filipowicz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

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!
Filipowicz lands a jab to the nose.
Filipowicz lunges at Sigfridsson with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Sigfridsson's hand.
Filipowicz misses with a head kick.
Sigfridsson takes a swing at Filipowicz's ribcage but misses.
Filipowicz throws the kick towards the body but Sigfridsson avoids it.
Filipowicz takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Sigfridsson turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Filipowicz throws a shot from downtown. Sigfridsson moves away and avoids it.
Sigfridsson throws a body shot but no joy.
Filipowicz moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Sigfridsson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.

Filipowicz moves into range and clinches up with Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson lands with a short shot to the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Filipowicz has a couple of punches blocked by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Filipowicz takes a shot to the 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 Benjamin Sigfridsson will probably get the nod.
That's time! Sigfridsson's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


A leg kick checked by Sigfridsson.
Filipowicz gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Sigfridsson.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Filipowicz.
Filipowicz walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Sigfridsson checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A slapping leg kick lands for Filipowicz.
Filipowicz avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Sigfridsson has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Filipowicz finds it's way round the side to connect with Sigfridsson's head.
A big right from Sigfridsson misses.
Filipowicz doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Filipowicz throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Filipowicz in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Filipowicz takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Benjamin Sigfridsson is winning the standup battle so far.
Filipowicz takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Sigfridsson misses with a hook. Filipowicz ducked under it nicely.
Sigfridsson uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Filipowicz has time to react.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Filipowicz keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Filipowicz is looking to score with low kicks.
Filipowicz throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sigfridsson connects with a body shot.
Sigfridsson lands a nice shot to the body.
Filipowicz walks into a jab.
Filipowicz misses with a shot to the body
letting Sigfridsson counter with a right hand.
Filipowicz throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A swing and a miss from Filipowicz.
Sigfridsson scores with a jab to the body.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Filipowicz.
Filipowicz thows a leg kick but Sigfridsson checks it
and Sigfridsson counters with a straight right hand.
Sigfridsson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Filipowicz.
Sigfridsson cracks Filipowicz with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.

Filipowicz is rocked!
Filipowicz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Filipowicz is still on wobbly legs! Can Sigfridsson finish him?
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sigfridsson misses with an uppercut.
Filipowicz seems to have recovered his senses.
Filipowicz tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Filipowicz throws a head kick but Sigfridsson moves out of range.
A big left from Filipowicz misses.
A slapping leg kick lands for Sigfridsson.
Filipowicz misses with a looping left.
Filipowicz lands a head shot.
Filipowicz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sigfridsson.
Sigfridsson scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Filipowicz pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Sigfridsson throws a body punch but Filipowicz moves out of range.
Sigfridsson is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
A clash of legs there as Sigfridsson blocks the low kick.
That kick from Sigfridsson tenderised Filipowicz's leg. Filipowicz is trying to keep his angry face on.
Filipowicz attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Filipowicz is looking to score with low kicks.
Sigfridsson ducks under a wild hook from Filipowicz.
Sigfridsson throws a solid leg kick but Filipowicz takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Sigfridsson.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Filipowicz moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Sigfridsson throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Filipowicz throws a nice inside leg kick.
Filipowicz tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Sigfridsson counters with a stiff right hand.
Sigfridsson throws a lazy right hand but Filipowicz sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Filipowicz throws out a counter right but Sigfridsson avoids it with no problem.
Sigfridsson lands with a cross.
Both fighters circling a little - Sigfridsson finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Sigfridsson scores with a decent lookin