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Event: CEC 550     
Date:   Oct 25, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Edward Stoker (ranked 31 p4p, 6 weight class) and Walter Kurtz (ranked 27 p4p, 4 weight class). Stoker comes into the arena with Let There Be Rock by AC/DC blaring out of the sound system. Kurtz comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Adagio For Strings kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

199 cm
32
196 lbs
27 - 13 - 1
190 cm
28
186 lbs
20 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
King of Clothes

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
Aspire Clothing



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 27 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Edward Stoker!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Stoker misses with a right hand
and Kurtz counters with a nice uppercut.
Kurtz doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Kurtz with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Stoker to score with a decent uppercut.
Kurtz keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Stoker.
Stoker scores with a jab to the head.
Stoker really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Kurtz misses with a hook. Stoker ducked under it nicely.
Stoker staying out of range there.
Kurtz lands with a kick to the ribs.
Stoker misses the shot to the body.
Stoker pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Stoker throws a looping overhand right but Kurtz ducks down to avoid it.
Stoker misses with a kick to the body.
Stoker scores with a kick to the body.
Stoker scores with a jab to the jaw.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kurtz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kurtz misses the jab.
Kurtz tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Stoker paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Kurtz scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Stoker doesn't seem bothered though.
Stoker goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kurtz tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Stoker is able to avoid easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kurtz.
Stoker looking to land some kicks to the body here.
A lazy left from Stoker finds it's target.
Stoker blocks a jab.
Kurtz takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Good shot there by Kurtz.

Kurtz darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Kurtz works his way into side control.

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

Kurtz is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Stoker is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz passes to full mount! That's big trouble for Stoker!
Kurtz trying to control but he's not successful this time.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Stoker is trying to stand but he's just given Kurtz his back.

Kurtz is working for the rear naked choke. He has one arm under the chin but Stoker has hold of the other arm. A bit of a stalemate here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Kurtz is remaining active here, looking for the choke. The more discerning members of the crowd will appreciate his efforts.

Kurtz goes for a risky armbar from back mount and it's not paid off. Stoker escapes and is now in half guard on top.

The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Stoker gets to his feet - back to striking we go!
Kurtz moves out of range of the body kick from Stoker.
Stoker thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stoker defending well as Kurtz loads up on a big left hand.
Stoker moves out of range as Kurtz throws a body kick.
Stoker moves out of range of the body kick from Kurtz.
Stoker connects with the punch.
Kurtz just misses with a punch to the body.
Stoker misses with a looping right.
Stoker misses with a kick to the body.
Kurtz gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Stoker counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Stoker avoids the body shot from Kurtz.
Kurtz steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Stoker.
Kurtz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Stoker takes one to the side of the head.
Edward Stoker is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Stoker slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Stoker thows a left - swing and a miss!
Stoker keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kurtz.
A jab from Stoker misses.
Nice body kick there by Stoker.
Kurtz throws a leg kick but Stoker checks it.
Stoker swings widly with a right hand
and Kurtz connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
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 Edward Stoker will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Stoker just misses with a punch to the body.
Kurtz checks the leg kick.
Stoker lands a jab to Kurtz's midsection.
Kurtz takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Stoker throws a nice inside leg kick.
Stoker looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Stoker jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Stoker.
Jab from Stoker.
A big right from Stoker misses.
Stoker digs a good body shot into Kurtz's ribs.
Kurtz tries to land a front kick but Stoker steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Stoker is looking to counter punch.
Edward Stoker seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Stoker misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kurtz.
Kurtz changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz lands an overhand right.
Stoker misses with an uppercut.
Stoker looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kurtz just misses with a punch to the body.
Kurtz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Stoker darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Edward Stoker is winning the standup battle so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Kurtz throws a half hearted mid kick.
Stoker scores with a shot to the body.
A solid body kick from Stoker.
Kurtz thows a left - swing and a miss!
Stoker thows a left - swing and a miss!
The fighters circling - Stoker throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Stoker tries to land a body kick
and Kurtz counters with a nice leg kick.
A big right from Stoker misses.
Stoker throws a poor cross that misses
and Kurtz connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Stoker scores with a jab to the head.
Kurtz thumps Stoker with a low kick.
Stoker lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Stoker throws a low kick but Kurtz avoids it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kurtz with a hook.
Stoker works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Stoker connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Stoker does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz throws a quick inside leg kick.
Stoker uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kurtz.
A cross from Stoker lands.
Stoker scores with a jab to the head.
Kurtz takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Kurtz takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Kurtz tests Stoker's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Stoker goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Stoker scores with a nice right hand.
Stoker fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Stoker is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Kurtz can do to turn this around?
Stoker gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Stoker staying out of range there.
Stoker scores with a leg kick.

Kurtz moves into the clinch.
Kurtz fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Kurtz tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Stoker's elbow.
Kurtz throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Stokers head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz lands with a right to the head.
Stoker lands a shot to the body.
Stoker lands a hook to the side of the head.
Stoker lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Stoker fails to land.
Stoker scores with a shoulder strike.
Stoker misses with a punch on the inside.
Kurtz misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kurtz.
Kurtz blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kurtz makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Stoker misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short right from Stoker on the inside.
Kurtz tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A hook to the body from Kurtz.
Stoker fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Stoker tries to work over Kurtz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Stoker misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Stoker misses with a punch to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A shot in the inside from Stoker.
A right handed body shot lands from Kurtz.
Stoker tries to work over Kurtz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Stoker scores with a shoulder strike.
Kurtz tries to throw a body punch but Stoker avoids it by throwing Kurtz back against the cage.
Kurtz prevents a body shot from Stoker.
Edward Stoker has scored more points in the clinch so far.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Kurtz.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Stoker has a couple of punches blocked by Kurtz.
A head punch on the inside from Stoker fails to land.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Kurtz.
Kurtz misses with a punch on the inside.
Kurtz lands with a light punch inside.
Kurtz makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Stoker misses with a shot to the kidneys.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Stoker tries a body shot but Kurtz blocks it.
Kurtz lands a body punch in the clinch.
Stoker swings wildly with an uppercut but Kurtz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Stoker misses with a punch to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kurtz throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Kurtz slips a straight right by Stoker.
Kurtz displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Stoker looks to score with a jab to the body but Kurtz is just out of range.
It seemed like Kurtz was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Stoker moves out of range of the body kick from Kurtz.
Stoker misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kurtz.
Danga de danga de dang - Kurtz scores with a four punch combination!
Kurtz lands a two punch combo.
Kurtz throws a wild body kick that Stoker sees coming a mile off.
Kurtz throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kurtz walks into a stiff left hand from Stoker.
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!
Stoker lands a head shot.
Stoker takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Stoker throws a hook but Kurtz avoids it easily.
And Kurtz tries to counter it with a takedown but Stoker pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Nice defenses there by Stoker.
Stoker thinks about countering with a body kick.
Stoker swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Stoker ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Stoker's jab looks to have found its range, popping Kurtz under the eye.
Kurtz ducks under a wild hook from Stoker.
Stoker stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Kurtz.
Kurtz moves forwards but Stoker connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Stoker avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A punch lands to the side of Stoker 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Stoker throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kurtz.
Stoker uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kurtz.
Kurtz lands a jab to the nose.
Good exchange - Stoker coming out on top.
Kurtz throws an overhand right that lands on Stoker's shoulder, as Stoker tries to avoid the shot.
Kurtz throws a low kick but it's checked well by Stoker.
Stoker misses with a looping right.
Kurtz takes a swing at Stoker's ribcage but misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kurtz looks to land a right hand but Stoker moved out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stoker moves out of range as Kurtz strikes.
Stoker fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kurtz manages to avoid it.
Stoker throws a hook but Kurtz avoids it easily.
Kurtz throws a looping overhand right but Stoker ducks down to avoid it.
Kurtz turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Stoker misses with an attempted mid kick.
Stoker 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.
Stoker throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Kurtz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Stoker moves away.
Stoker looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kurtz loads up on a big right hand but Stoker slips the punch.
Stoker swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kurtz. Stoker does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kurtz misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Stoker checks a leg kick nicely.
Kurtz lands a glancing blow to the side of Stoker's head.
Stoker lands a leg kick that knocks Kurtz off balance momentarily.
Kurtz closes the distance and lands a one-two.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stoker's jab looks to have found its range, popping Kurtz under the eye.
Kurtz jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Stoker avoids the body shot from Kurtz.
Kurtz misses with a low kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kurtz, right into the meat.
Stoker jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Stoker lands a nice shot that snaps Kurtz's head back.
Stoker slips a jab from Kurtz.
Stoker thuds his right hand into Kurtz's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Stoker tried to score with a low kick but Kurtz checks it.
Stoker staying out of range there.
Kurtz throws a hook to the side of Stoker's head but Stoker sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Stoker just misses with a punch to the body.
Stoker is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Stoker checks a low kick from Kurtz.
Stoker misses with a wild combination.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A big left from Kurtz misses.
Stoker with a hook.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Stoker throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Kurtz flicks out a counter leg kick but Stoker steps away.
Stoker takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Kurtz throws a shot to the body.
Stoker throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kurtz stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Kurtz pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Stoker works the jab nicely.
Stoker fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kurtz manages to avoid it.
Stoker on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Stoker with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Kurtz throws a hook to the side of Stoker's head but Stoker sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kurtz slips under a jab.
Stoker throws a lazy uppercut
enabling Kurtz to counter with a crisp jab.

Kurtz drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.

Stoker manages to wriggle out and sneak his way back up to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched up against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Stoker scores with the left hand. Kurtz knows he should have avoided that one.
Kurtz walks into a straight right hand from Stoker.
Stoker scores with a shot to the body.
Stoker swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kurtz moves away from the strike by Stoker.
Kurtz throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Kurtz misses with a wild body shot.
Stoker connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Kurtz's hands.
Kurtz throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Stoker sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Stoker swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Stoker is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kurtz.
Kurtz was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Stoker throws a lazy uppercut
enabling Kurtz to counter with a crisp jab.
Kurtz walks into a straight right hand from Stoker.
Kurtz cracks Stoker with a right hand to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Stoker tries to score with a low kick but Kurtz moves his leg out of the way.
Kurtz slips under a jab from Stoker.
Kurtz swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Decent striking displayed by Stoker there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stoker throws a jab but it's blocked by Kurtz.
Stoker lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Stoker lands a right hook to the body.
A shot to the liver by Kurtz. Beautiful body shot.
Kurtz checks a low kick from Stoker.
Stoker takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kurtz has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Stoker blocks a leg kick.
Stoker pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Stoker tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Stoker throws a lazy uppercut
and Kurtz counters with a nice uppercut.
Stoker misses the shot to the body.
Kurtz takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Kurtz throws a body kick that misses.
Stoker scores with a punch to the head.
Stoker throws the left hand but Kurtz avoids the punch easily.
A countering left hand to the body from Kurtz misses.
Stoker throws a lazy body kick
and Kurtz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Stoker misses with a left hand
letting Kurtz counter with a right hand.
Kurtz changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Stoker lands a slapping body shot.
Stoker connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Stoker throws a body shot but no joy.
Stoker throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Stoker takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Kurtz dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Stoker thows a leg kick but Kurtz checks it
and Kurtz counters with a straight right hand.
Kurtz scores with a nice strike.
Stoker steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Kurtz. That one must have hurt.
Kurtz goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kurtz misses with a hook.
Kurtz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Stoker lands with a shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A quick step to the side and Stoker tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kurtz uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Stoker.
Kurtz misses with a straight left.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kurtz, right into the meat.
Stoker looks to throw the jab but Kurtz is out of range.
Stoker throws a looping overhand right but Kurtz ducks down to avoid it.
Kurtz steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
A good leg kick by Stoker.
Stoker pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Stoker misses with a kick to the body.
Stoker connects with a crisp jab.
Stoker lands with a straight right. Kurtz didn't see that one coming.
Stoker scores with a body shot.
Stoker moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kurtz throws a body shot but no joy.
Stoker misses with a body shot
and Kurtz connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Stoker scores with a shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz misses with a body shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Stoker misses with a looping right.
Kurtz lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Stoker misses the shot to the body.
Stoker throws the kick towards the body but Kurtz avoids it.
Kurtz throws a low kick, looking for Stoker's leg but Stoker calmly moves out of range.
Stoker swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Stoker connects with a solid leg kick.
Kurtz scoring well with a low kick there.
Kurtz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Stoker.
Stoker with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Stoker connects with an inside leg kick.
Kurtz feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Stoker's calf.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kurtz throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Stoker sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Stoker throws a shot from downtown. Kurtz moves away and avoids it.
Stoker backing away here, and Kurtz unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Kurtz lands a nice hook to Stoker's body. Stoker takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Stoker stuns Kurtz with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
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 Edward Stoker will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Stoker lands with an uppercut that bounces Kurtz off the cage and back into range.
Stoker looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kurtz steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Stoker. That one must have hurt.
Kurtz wants to land a leg kick but Stoker is out of range.
Stoker moves out of range of the strikes.
Stoker moves into range and connects with a jab.
Stoker misses with an uppercut
and Kurtz counters with a nice uppercut.
Stoker throws a quick inside leg kick.
Kurtz missing with a left hand there. Stoker was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kurtz moves out of range as Stoker throws a body kick.
Kurtz misses with a straight left.
Stoker was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stoker takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Stoker misses with a wild body shot.
Kurtz displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Stoker throws out the jab.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Kurtz.
Kurtz keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Stoker.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Kurtz misses the target.
Kurtz throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Stoker scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Kurtz with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Stoker takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Kurtz dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Stoker. That did some damage!
Stoker misses the body punch
and Kurtz counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A telegraphed right hand from Kurtz misses the target.
A big right from Stoker misses.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Kurtz.
Kurtz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Stoker.
Stoker throws a looping overhand right but Kurtz ducks down to avoid it.
Stoker pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Stoker throws a front kick that sends Kurtz stumbling back into the cage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A cross from Stoker lands.
Stoker lands a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stoker tries to land a front kick but Kurtz steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Stoker takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Kurtz fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Stoker.
An inside leg kick from Stoker misses.
Kurtz feints the counter takedown.
Stoker scores with a nice strike.
Kurtz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Stoker misses the jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Stoker misses the target.
Stoker lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Walter Kurtz has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Stoker swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kurtz scores with a kick to the midsection.
Stoker steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kurtz.
Kurtz cracks the inside of Stoker's front leg.
Stoker takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Stoker closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Kurtz has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Stoker.
Kurtz throws a push kick but Stoker slaps the foot to one side.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stoker misses with an uppercut. Kurtz saw that one coming.
Kurtz misses with a straight left.
Stoker misses with a body kick.
Stoker just misses with a punch to the body.
Kurtz darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Kurtz looks to score with a jab to the body but Stoker is just out of range.
Nice defenses there by Stoker.
Nice uppercut lands for Kurtz. That snapped Stoker's head back.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Kurtz 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 Stoker has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Stoker and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Kurtz misses with a right hand
and Stoker connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kurtz misses with a kick to the body.
Kurtz slips a straight right by Stoker.
Stoker scores with a nice head shot.
Stoker tries to work over Kurtz's front leg with a kick but Kurtz checks it.
Stoker buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Stoker was well out of range. Poor timing from Kurtz.
Kurtz takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Stoker misses with a straight right.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A slapping leg kick lands for Kurtz.
Kurtz throws a looping overhand right but Stoker ducks down to avoid it.
Stoker appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Nice defenses there by Kurtz.
Stoker throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Stoker scoring well with a low kick there.
Stoker moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Stoker throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Stoker avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kurtz. Stoker does a little dance to reset his feet.
Stoker scores with a kick to the midsection.
A jab lands there for Kurtz.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Stoker thuds a left hand into Kurtz's body.

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 Edward Stoker.
I think Stoker 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 49:46
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 49:46
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Edward Stoker!

Edward Stoker retains his middleweight title!
Edward Stoker thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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RATING
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Event: CEC 548     
Date:   Oct 18, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Walter Kurtz (ranked 60 p4p, 10 weight class) and Steve Belliveau (ranked 65 p4p, 11 weight class). Kurtz comes to the cage accompanied by Adagio For Strings. Belliveau has chosen We will rock you as his entrance music. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

190 cm
28
186 lbs
19 - 5 - 0
185 cm
37
195 lbs
34 - 15 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 34 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Steve Belliveau!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Percy O'Donnell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Belliveau takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Nice defenses there by Kurtz.
Belliveau takes a swing at Kurtz's ribcage but misses.
Belliveau throws a jab when Kurtz was well out of range.
Kurtz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Belliveau.
Belliveau is looking to clinch.
Kurtz feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Belliveau's calf.
A low kick from Belliveau is predictable there

so Kurtz counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Kurtz wants to pass the guard but Belliveau is keeping the position.
Kurtz advances position into side control!

Kurtz is working for what looks like an arm triangle here. Belliveau is trying to escape and Kurtz transitions quickly into an armbar! He's slapped it on tight and Belliveau is forced to tap! Nice work there by Kurtz! Very nice indeed!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Walter Kurtz!
A relieved looking Walter Kurtz 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: CEC 545     
Date:   Oct 04, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Bronson Steam (ranked 43 p4p, 7 weight class) and Walter Kurtz (ranked 161 p4p, 24 weight class). Kurtz has chosen Adagio For Strings as his entrance music. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

183 cm
30
198 lbs
25 - 6 - 1
190 cm
28
186 lbs
18 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bronson Steam!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kurtz fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Steam looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Steam throws a nice outside leg kick.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Kurtz checks a leg kick.
A slow jab from Kurtz misses its intended target.
We've been told by Steam's head coaches at Ryōzanpaku Dojo that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Kurtz moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Steam ducks under a wild hook from Kurtz.
Kurtz lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Steam at a distance.
Kurtz scores with a push kick.
Steam uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kurtz.
Steam appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Steam misses the shot to the body.
Steam fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kurtz manages to avoid it.
Kurtz scores with a hook.
Steam throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Kurtz counters with a nice uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kurtz loads up on a big right hand but Steam slips the punch.
Steam throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Kurtz changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Kurtz has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Kurtz.
Kurtz jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Steam throws a head kick that misses.
Kurtz looks for a takedown but Steam sprawls well.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Kurtz.
Steam misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Steam ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kurtz with a jab.
Kurtz blocks the body kick.
Steam dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kurtz. That did some damage!
The fighters circling - Kurtz throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kurtz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Steam.
Steam slips under a jab from Kurtz.
Steam lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Steam throws an overhand right that lands on Kurtz's shoulder, as Kurtz tries to avoid the shot.
Steam tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz avoids the head kick by Steam.
Steam throws a hook but Kurtz blocks it.
Steam throws a lazy uppercut
and Kurtz counters with a straight right hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Steam lands a lovely overhand right.
That kick from Steam tenderised Kurtz's leg. Kurtz is trying to keep his angry face on.
Steam takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Kurtz lands a lovely overhand right.
Kurtz fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Steam manages to avoid it.
Steam takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Steam tries a low kick but Kurtz avoids it.
Kurtz cracks the inside of Steam's front leg.
Steam thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kurtz throws a good cross that connects.
Steam 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 telegraphed right hand from Kurtz misses the target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Steam bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Kurtz's head.

It looks like Walter Kurtz has been cut.
Nice body punch from Steam.
Steam throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Kurtz counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Kurtz with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Steam throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kurtz is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Steam had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Kurtz lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kurtz uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Kurtz cracks Steam with a good jab.
Kurtz dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Steam drops his hands momentarily and Kurtz takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Steam throws a body punch but Kurtz moves out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kurtz dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kurtz 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 clash of legs there as Steam blocks the low kick.
Kurtz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Steam.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Steam uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kurtz.
Steam looks to land a right hand but Kurtz moved out of range.
Steam tries to land a leg kick but Kurtz saw it coming and moves away.
Kurtz swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Steam throws out a loose jab but Kurtz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Steam 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.
Kurtz looks for the body kick but Steam saw that one coming.
Kurtz connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Steam momentarily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kurtz. Steam does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kurtz misses with a body shot.
Steam on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kurtz. Kurtz obviously looking to wear him down.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kurtz dips to his left and cracks Steam with an uppercut!
Kurtz throws a hook but Steam avoids it easily.
Steam walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Kurtz throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Walter Kurtz dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Walter Kurtz's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Steam scores with a spinning back kick!
Steam drops his hands momentarily and Kurtz takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Kurtz thows a left - swing and a miss!
Steam misses with a wild combination.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Steam might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Steam moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Steam uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kurtz.
Steam gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kurtz.
Kurtz tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Steam is able to avoid easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz tries to work over Steam's front leg with a kick but Steam checks it.
Steam misses with an uppercut.
Kurtz ducks under a wild hook from Steam.
Steam throws a body kick that misses.
Kurtz connects with a right hand. Steam shakes it off.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Steam throws a lazy body kick
and Kurtz counters with a body kick that stops Steam in his tracks momentarily.
Kurtz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kurtz lands with a nice body kick.
Nice body kick from Kurtz.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kurtz.
Bronson Steam is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Steam is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
A jab lands there for Kurtz.
Kurtz defending well as Steam loads up on a big left hand.
Kurtz scoring well with a low kick there.
Kurtz lands with a good body shot.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kurtz.
Kurtz scores with a jab. Steam acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Kurtz has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A left lands for Kurtz.
Kurtz throws a leg kick that misses.
Steam misses with a straight left.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz cracks the inside of Steam's front leg.
Steam misses with an uppercut.
Steam lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Kurtz attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Steam looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
No joy there for Kurtz, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Kurtz with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Kurtz chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Kurtz works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Kurtz chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Kurtz walks into a straight right hand from Steam.
Kurtz tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kurtz drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Steam tries to land a leg kick but Kurtz saw it coming and moves away.
And Kurtz tries to counter it with a takedown but Steam pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Steam takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz lands with a nice body punch.
Kurtz is looking to land body kicks.
Steam blocks a low kick nicely.
Steam scores with a kick to the body.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Kurtz.
Steam lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Steam is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Steam misses with a straight left.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kurtz.
Steam ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Steam is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Kurtz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kurtz lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Steam at a distance.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Steam, right into the meat.
Kurtz has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Kurtz looks to throw the jab but Steam is out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Steam on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Kurtz misses with a looping right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Steam on 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!
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Steam checks a leg kick.
Kurtz blocks the body kick.
Steam ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Steam will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Steam steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Kurtz. That one must have hurt.
Kurtz slips a straight right by Steam.
It seemed like Kurtz was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Steam looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Steam throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Kurtz misses with a wild body shot.
Steam throws a sloppy head kick and Kurtz moves out of range easily.
Kurtz connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Kurtz with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Kurtz fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Steam has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Kurtz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Steam.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kurtz scoring well with a low kick there.
Steam takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Steam lands an overhand right.
Steam ducks under a wild hook from Kurtz.
Kurtz lands a right hook to the body.
Walter Kurtz seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Steam tries to land a front kick but Kurtz steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kurtz with the counter takedown but Steam avoids it easily.
Kurtz tests Steam's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Steam misses with a body shot.
Kurtz explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Donk. Steam catches Kurtz right on the button with a cross.
Steam keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Steam with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Kurtz to score with a decent uppercut.
A slow jab from Kurtz misses its intended target.
Steam looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Steam throws a hook to the side of Kurtz's head but Kurtz sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Steam takes a swing at Kurtz's ribcage but misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Steam.
Kurtz uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Steam.
Kurtz looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Steam takes one on the button.
Kurtz throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Kurtz ducks under a wild hook from Steam.
A thudding body kick lands there by Kurtz!
Kurtz thows a body kick. Steam tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Kurtz jabs at Steam's body.
Steam misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kurtz.
Kurtz stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Kurtz thumps Steam with a low kick.
Steam misses the jab.
Steam takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Kurtz lets loose with a powerful body kick. Steam will feel that in the morning.
Bronson Steam has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

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!
Kurtz scores with a kick to the midsection.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Kurtz keeps Steam at a distance using the push kick.
Nice cross by Kurtz.
Jab, jab by Steam - just one landing.
Kurtz jabs Steam to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Steam misses with a low kick.
Steam backing away here, and Kurtz unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Kurtz connects with a high kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Kurtz.
A jab from Steam finds it's way through Kurtz's defenses.
Kurtz throws the kick towards the body but Steam avoids it.
Kurtz misses with a body shot.
Kurtz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kurtz drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Steam defends it well.
Steam takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Steam throws a front kick aimed at Kurtz's knee but Kurtz avoids it well.
Kurtz thumps Steam with a low kick.
Steam just misses with a punch to the body.
Kurtz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kurtz throws a leg kick which misses Steam's front leg but catches the back leg as Steam tries to avoid it.
Steam misses with a straight right.
Steam misses with a hook to the body
and Kurtz counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Steam feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Kurtz's calf.
Kurtz works the jab nicely.
Donk. Kurtz catches Steam right on the button with a cross.
Kurtz throws a front kick that sends Steam stumbling back into the cage.
Steam looks to score with a jab to the body but Kurtz is just out of range.
Kurtz moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Nice body punch from Kurtz.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kurtz bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Steam's head.
Steam looks to land a left hand but Kurtz moved out of range nicely.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kurtz! But no joy.
Kurtz connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Steam throws a leg kick
and Kurtz makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Steam misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Kurtz connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kurtz is looking to slow Steam down with leg kicks.
Kurtz fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Steam has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Steam avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kurtz avoids the body shot from Steam.
Steam loads up on a big right hand but Kurtz slips the punch.
Kurtz fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Steam.
Kurtz checks the leg kick nicely there.
Kurtz looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Kurtz.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kurtz swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Steam.

And that's the end of the fight!
Walter Kurtz comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Kurtz 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 27:30
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Walter Kurtz!

After winning the bout, Walter Kurtz 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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Event: CEC 542     
Date:   Sep 20, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Edward Stoker (ranked 14 p4p, 3 weight class) and Walter Kurtz (ranked 84 p4p, 14 weight class). Stoker comes to the cage accompanied by Let There Be Rock by AC/DC. The crowd seem to be enjoying Kurtz's choice of entrance music: Adagio For Strings. Walter Kurtz acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

199 cm
32
196 lbs
26 - 12 - 1
190 cm
28
186 lbs
18 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Edward Stoker!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Timothy Bukovac and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kurtz slips under a jab from Stoker.
Kurtz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kurtz looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Kurtz throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Kurtz just misses with a punch to the body.
Stoker dips to his left and cracks Kurtz with an uppercut!
Stoker looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Edward Stoker seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Stoker throws a leg kick that misses.
Stoker throws a big shot that misses.
Stoker just misses with a punch to the body.
No joy there for Kurtz, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Stoker takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Kurtz misses with a hook. Stoker ducked under it nicely.
Stoker circles away from the clinch attempt.
Kurtz takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Stoker thuds a left hand into Kurtz's body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Some wild striking there from Kurtz.
Kurtz jabs at Stoker's body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Stoker throws a leg kick that is checked
and Kurtz counters with a body kick.
Stoker smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Kurtz checks the leg kick nicely there.
Kurtz uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Stoker.
Kurtz tries a quick counter leg kick but Stoker is wise to it.
Stoker misses with a body shot.
Stoker clobbers Kurtz with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Stoker pushes Kurtz away with a front kick.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Stoker.
Kurtz throws a hook to the side of Stoker's head but Stoker sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Stoker is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Kurtz defending well as Stoker loads up on a big left hand.
Kurtz throws a jab when Stoker was well out of range.
Stoker throws a hook but Kurtz avoids it easily.
Kurtz jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Stoker is looking to land body kicks.
Stoker slips a straight right by Kurtz.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stoker throws a jab but it's blocked by Kurtz.
Kurtz jabs Stoker right on the nose. Stoker blinks but takes it well.
Stoker throws a right hand that Kurtz ducks under and follows up with a left that Kurtz also avoids with ease.
Stoker misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kurtz.
Stoker lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Edward Stoker is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Nice defenses there by Kurtz.
Kurtz misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Stoker counters with a good low kick that Kurtz was not able to check.
Stoker jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kurtz throws a poor cross that misses
and Stoker makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Kurtz takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Kurtz throws a hook but Stoker blocks it.
Stoker tried to counter with a leg kick but Kurtz avoided it.
Stoker ducks under a wild hook from Kurtz.
It looked like Stoker wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Stoker ducks under a wild hook from Kurtz.
Stoker with a nice cross.
Stoker misses the shot to the body.
Kurtz avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kurtz looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Donk. Kurtz catches Stoker right on the button with a cross.
Stoker ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kurtz moves away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stoker avoids a punch combination nicely.
Stoker throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kurtz flicks out a counter leg kick but Stoker steps away.
Kurtz throws a hook but Stoker blocks it.
Stoker throws a jab but it's blocked by Kurtz.
Kurtz throws a right hand that Stoker ducks under and follows up with a left that Stoker also avoids with ease.
Stoker changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Kurtz darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Kurtz goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Stoker takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Stoker throws a body shot but no joy.
Stoker missing with a left hand there. Kurtz was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kurtz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Stoker.
Nice defenses there by Stoker.
An attempted straight right counter from Stoker misses the target.
Stoker misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kurtz.
Stoker slips under a jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Stoker misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kurtz.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stoker misses with a hook. Kurtz ducked under it nicely.
Kurtz throws out a counter right but Stoker avoids it with no problem.
Stoker connects with a body shot that sends Kurtz's belly button to the back.
Stoker blocks a leg kick.
Kurtz throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Stoker was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Stoker takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Stoker keeps the fight on the outside.
Stoker throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Kurtz has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Stoker.
A jab from Kurtz misses.
Nice defenses there by Kurtz.
Kurtz looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Stoker connects with a body shot that sends Kurtz's belly button to the back.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Stoker, right into the meat.
Kurtz throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Stoker throws a front kick that sends Kurtz stumbling back into the cage.
Stoker misses the body punch
and Kurtz makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Kurtz works over Stoker's head and body with a nice combination.
Kurtz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
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 Edward Stoker will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Stoker throws a shot to the body.
Stoker swings widly with a right hand
letting Kurtz counter with a right hand.
Stoker misses with a wild body shot.
Kurtz changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Kurtz bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kurtz takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Kurtz throws a looping overhand right but Stoker ducks down to avoid it.
Stoker slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Kurtz swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Stoker 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.
Kurtz lands with a good body shot.
Stoker throws a push kick but Kurtz slaps the foot to one side.
Stoker misses with a left hand
letting Kurtz counter with a right hand.
A slow jab from Kurtz misses its intended target.
Kurtz throws an ugly left hook that misses
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Stoker throws a low kick but Kurtz moves out of range easily.
Stoker really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Stoker walks into a left hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A chopping leg kick lands by Stoker.
Kurtz throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A decent looking cross lands there for Stoker.
Kurtz throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
That kick from Kurtz tenderised Stoker's leg. Stoker is trying to keep his angry face on.
Edward Stoker is winning the standup battle so far.
Stoker lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Stoker throws a body punch but Kurtz moves out of range.
Stoker moves away from the strike by Kurtz.
Stoker lands a nice looking body kick.
Kurtz cracks Stoker with an open hand slap.
Stoker feints and then cracks Kurtz's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kurtz down.
Stoker fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Kurtz on the side of the head.
Stoker misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kurtz.
Stoker connects with a leg kick. Kurtz looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
The fighters circling - Stoker throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kurtz swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Stoker delivers a nice body kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kurtz throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Stoker sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kurtz connects with a body shot that sends Stoker's belly button to the back.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A big left from Kurtz misses.
Stoker swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Kurtz tries to move into range but Stoker moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Kurtz connects with a jab.
Kurtz walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Stoker checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Stoker tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Kurtz is able to avoid easily.
Kurtz let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Stoker keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kurtz misses with a body shot.
A counter left hand to the body from Stoker misses its target.
Stoker misses with a straight left.
Kurtz lands a jab.
Stoker throws a poor cross that misses
and Kurtz cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Stoker misses with a straight right.
Stoker misses with a low kick as Kurtz jumps back.
Kurtz misses with a straight right.
Stoker blocks a low kick nicely.
A telegraphed right hand from Stoker misses the target.
Stoker looks for the body kick but Kurtz saw that one coming.
Kurtz feints the counter takedown.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Stoker takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
An inside leg kick lands from Stoker.
Kurtz displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Stoker throws out the jab.
As Stoker backs off Kurtz throws a huge counter combo but Stoker manages to avoid it all.
A low kick from Stoker is predictable there

so Kurtz counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Kurtz passes Stoker's left leg - he's now in half guard.

Kurtz seems to be working for a kimura but Stoker defends the submission attempt.
Kurtz is pressing down on Stoker's thigh, looking to free his foot. Stoker is holding on for now.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Kurtz is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Stoker is just riding it out for now. Kurtz eventually gives up the hold.
Kurtz is controlling the pace.
Kurtz is pressing down on Stoker's thigh, looking to free his foot. Stoker is holding on for now.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kurtz misses with a low kick.
Kurtz on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Stoker digs a good body shot into Kurtz's ribs.
A slow jab from Kurtz misses its intended target.
A good leg kick by Stoker.
Stoker lands with a good body shot.
Stoker misses with a kick to the body.
Kurtz drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Stoker defends it well.
Kurtz throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Stoker.
Stoker lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Stoker scores with a push kick.
Kurtz moves away from the strike by Stoker.
Stoker slips under a jab from Kurtz.
The fighters circling - Stoker throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Stoker throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Stoker misses with a body shot.
Kurtz is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Kurtz blocks the body kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Donk. Stoker catches Kurtz right on the button with a cross.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stoker throws a body kick that misses.
Stoker scores with a kick to the body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Stoker.
Stoker works the jab nicely.
Kurtz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Stoker works the jab nicely.
Stoker ducks under a wild hook from Kurtz.
Stoker throws a leg kick but Kurtz sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Stoker looks to score with a jab to the body but Kurtz is just out of range.
Stoker lands a nice hook to Kurtz's body. Kurtz takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Kurtz throws a right and a left that Stoker avoids nicely.
Kurtz throws a low kick, looking for Stoker's leg but Stoker calmly moves out of range.
Stoker thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kurtz scores with a shot to the body.
Stoker tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kurtz was well out of range. Poor timing from Stoker.
Kurtz misses with a looping left.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stoker lands a jab to the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Stoker blocks the body kick.
Stoker misses the jab.
Kurtz is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
A solid leg kick lands there for Stoker.
Stoker tries to land a front kick but Kurtz steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kurtz turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Stoker moves out of range of the strikes.
Kurtz throws a body kick that misses.
Stoker scores with a kick to the body.
Stoker misses with a hook.
Kurtz takes a swing at Stoker's ribcage but misses.
Kurtz takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Kurtz misses with a straight right.
Kurtz lands a nice leg kick that just misses Stoker's sensitive parts.
Kurtz misses with a looping right.
Stoker avoids a low kick by using good footwork.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stoker looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Stoker lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kurtz lands with a hook. Stoker tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Stoker cracks the inside of Kurtz's front leg.
Kurtz misses with a wild body shot.
Stoker uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kurtz.
Kurtz fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Stoker manages to avoid it.
Stoker's Muay Thai looks sharper than normal. He has obviously been working on it in the gym.
Kurtz throws a low kick but Stoker avoids it.
A clash of legs there as Stoker blocks the low kick.
Stoker looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Kurtz slips a jab from Stoker.
Nice uppercut lands for Stoker. That snapped Kurtz's head back.
Stoker lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kurtz's sensitive parts.
Kurtz thows a leg kick but Stoker checks it
letting Stoker counter with a right hand.
Kurtz is looking to chop away at Stoker's legs.
Stoker attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Stoker explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Kurtz's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stoker throws a hook to the side of Kurtz's head but Kurtz sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
It seemed like Kurtz was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Stoker misses with a hook
and Kurtz counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kurtz throws a solid leg kick but Stoker takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kurtz.
Stoker scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Stoker throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Kurtz misses with a body shot
and Stoker connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kurtz slips a straight right by Stoker.
Kurtz was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Stoker missing with a left hand there. Kurtz was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A little jabbing left from Kurtz on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Stoker throws a body kick that misses.
Stoker loads up on a big right hand but Kurtz slips the punch.
Kurtz misses with a low kick as Stoker jumps back.
Stoker waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kurtz.
Kurtz looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kurtz has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Stoker.
Kurtz misses with a leg kick.
Stoker misses with a lunging right hand
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Stoker throws a nice outside leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Kurtz closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Kurtz lands in his opponent's guard.
Stoker keeping moving, preventing Kurtz from controlling successfully.
Kurtz stops Stoker from standing up.
Kurtz wants to control from the top but Stoker keeps moving.
Stoker wants to get back to his feet but Kurtz is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stoker can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Kurtz controls the pace.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz wants to pass the guard but Stoker is keeping the position.
Kurtz is looking to advance position but Stoker has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!

Kurtz regains half guard.
It looks like Stoker is going to stand back up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Stoker stands, ready to strike. The ref makes him back up and allows Kurtz to get to his feet.
Stoker fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz throws a hook but Stoker avoids it easily.
Kurtz throws a wild body kick that Stoker sees coming a mile off.
Kurtz blocks a jab.
Stoker throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kurtz looks to land a body kick but Stoker moved away.
Kurtz throws a body punch but Stoker moves out of range.
Stoker is looking to slow Kurtz down with leg kicks.
Kurtz tries to move into range but Stoker moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Kurtz throws an off balance right hand
and Stoker counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Kurtz connects with a body shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Stoker scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Stoker looks to land a combination. Kurtz sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
A jab from Stoker misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kurtz! But no joy.
Stoker throws a series of punches but Kurtz moves out of range.
Kurtz defending well as Stoker loads up on a big left hand.
Kurtz let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz works over Stoker's head and body with a nice combination.
Stoker moves into range and connects with a jab.
Stoker on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Stoker lands with a right hand.
Stoker misses with a right hand
and Kurtz counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Stoker connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Kurtz momentarily.
Kurtz takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Stoker throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kurtz stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Stoker throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kurtz slips under a jab from Stoker.
Stoker misses the shot to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A bone on bone clash there as Kurtz blocks the leg kick.
Kurtz will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Stoker works over Kurtz's head and body with a nice combination.
Stoker scores with a shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stoker moves out of range of the leg kick from Kurtz.
Stoker connects with a jab.
Stoker attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Kurtz changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Stoker loads up on a big right hand but Kurtz slips the punch.
Stoker misses with a shot to the body
and Kurtz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Stoker feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Kurtzs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Stoker connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Stoker throws the kick towards the body but Kurtz avoids it.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Stoker.
Stoker misses with a two punch combination.
Kurtz connects with a leg kick. Stoker looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kurtz throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Stoker sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kurtz slips under a jab.
Kurtz doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Stoker is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Kurtz can do to turn this around?
Stoker gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kurtz.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Edward Stoker had his way with Walter Kurtz in 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. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Stoker throws a lazy right hand but Kurtz sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kurtz lands a nice hook to Stoker's body. Stoker takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Kurtz tries to clinch but Stoker is having none of it.
Stoker lands a leg kick that knocks Kurtz off balance momentarily.
Kurtz darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Stoker swings widly with a right hand
and Kurtz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Stoker throws a quick inside leg kick.
A thudding body kick lands there by Stoker!
Kurtz fakes the leg kick and cracks Stoker in the body.
Kurtz moves out of range of the body kick from Stoker.
Kurtz comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Kurtz tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Stoker paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Stoker fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Stoker works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kurtz drops his hands momentarily and Stoker takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Stoker throws a body shot but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stoker slips under a jab.
Stoker scores with a nice head shot.
Kurtz checks a low kick from Stoker.
Stoker throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kurtz looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A slow jab from Stoker misses its intended target.
A lazy left from Kurtz finds it's target.
Kurtz throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
That kick from Stoker tenderised Kurtz's leg. Kurtz is trying to keep his angry face on.
Stoker fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Kurtz is out of range.
Kurtz appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Kurtz fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Stoker manages to avoid it.
Stoker throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kurtz sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jab by Kurtz.
Stoker looks to land a left hand but Kurtz moved out of range nicely.
Kurtz with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Stoker throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stoker works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Stoker lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A big right from Kurtz misses.
Stoker misses with an attempted mid kick.
Kurtz looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kurtz buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kurtz, right into the meat.
Kurtz goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
A decent looking cross lands there for Stoker.
Nice defenses there by Kurtz.
Walter Kurtz has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Stoker connects with a body shot.
Stoker lands with an overhand left.
Kurtz scores with a leg kick.
Stoker connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kurtz connects with an inside leg kick.
Stoker scores with a spinning back kick!
A big left from Kurtz misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stoker feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Kurtz's calf.
Stoker lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Kurtz throws a body shot but no joy.
Kurtz throws a push kick but Stoker slaps the foot to one side.
Kurtz shoots in but no luck this time.
Stoker lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Stoker lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Kurtz at a distance.
Kurtz pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Stoker moves out of range of the body kick.
Kurtz tries to work over Stoker's front leg with a kick but Stoker checks it.
Kurtz tries to land a front kick but Stoker steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Stoker throws a wild body kick that Kurtz sees coming a mile off.
Stoker moves into range and connects with a jab.
Kurtz takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Stoker lands a two punch combo.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kurtz scores with a hook.
Kurtz throws a low kick, looking for Stoker's leg but Stoker calmly moves out of range.
Stoker moves out of range of the strikes.
Stoker connects with a body shot that sends Kurtz's belly button to the back.
Donk. Stoker catches Kurtz right on the button with a cross.
Stoker scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kurtz throws a leg kick
and Stoker counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A slow jab from Stoker misses its intended target.
Stoker lands an overhand right.
Stoker throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kurtz stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Stoker shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kurtz slips a jab from Stoker.
Stoker checks a leg kick.
Stoker avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kurtz throws a low kick but it's checked well by Stoker.
Stoker looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.

And that's the end of the fight!
Edward Stoker showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Stoker 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 Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 48:47
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 48:47
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Edward Stoker!

Edward Stoker retains his middleweight title!
Edward Stoker seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: CEC 539     
Date:   Sep 06, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Steve Belliveau (ranked 68 p4p, 13 weight class) and Walter Kurtz (ranked 259 p4p, 41 weight class). Belliveau comes to the cage accompanied by We will rock you. Kurtz has chosen Adagio For Strings as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

185 cm
36
195 lbs
33 - 14 - 0
190 cm
28
186 lbs
17 - 4 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Steve Belliveau!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Belliveau walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Kurtz lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Belliveau backs up against the cage.
Kurtz jabs Belliveau right on the nose. Belliveau blinks but takes it well.
Kurtz chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Kurtz gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Belliveau.
Belliveau throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kurtz scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Belliveau buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kurtz throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Belliveau throws a head kick but Kurtz moves out of range.
Belliveau misses with a leg kick.
Belliveau misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kurtz.
Belliveau seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Belliveau tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Belliveau takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Kurtz lands with a hook. Belliveau tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Kurtz with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Belliveau to score with a decent uppercut.
Kurtz pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz misses with an attempted mid kick.
Steve Belliveau is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Belliveau scores with a leg kick.
Belliveau misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kurtz thumps Belliveau with a low kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Belliveau.
Belliveau drops his hands momentarily and Kurtz takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Kurtz lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Belliveau fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Nice body kick from Kurtz.
Kurtz works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Belliveau moves out of range of the body kick from Kurtz.
Kurtz finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Kurtz throws a predictable looking body shot
and Belliveau counters with an outside leg kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Belliveau misses with a wild body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Belliveau throws a nice inside leg kick.
Kurtz misses with a low kick as Belliveau jumps back.
Belliveau is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Kurtz.
Kurtz throws a body shot but no joy.
Belliveau throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kurtz misses with an uppercut.
Kurtz pushes Belliveau away with a front kick.
Kurtz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Belliveau tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Kurtz manages to circle out of the way.
Belliveau doesn't manage to clinch there - Kurtz circles away.
Kurtz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kurtz takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Belliveau swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kurtz connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Belliveau momentarily.
Belliveau throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kurtz takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kurtz.
Belliveau moves out of range of the body kick from Kurtz.
Kurtz takes a swing at Belliveau's ribcage but misses.
Kurtz avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Kurtz pushes Belliveau away with a front kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kurtz.
Belliveau rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Kurtz moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Kurtz scores with a kick to the body.
Belliveau checks the leg kick.
Kurtz fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Belliveau manages to avoid it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kurtz. Belliveau does a little dance to reset his feet.
Belliveau thuds a left hand into Kurtz's body.
Kurtz throws a nice inside leg kick.
Belliveau connects with an inside leg kick.
Kurtz moves out of range of the body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Belliveau lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

It looks like Walter Kurtz has been cut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A looping hook to the body misses from Kurtz. Belliveau does a little dance to reset his feet.
Belliveau misses with an uppercut. Kurtz saw that one coming.
Belliveau lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Steve Belliveau seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Belliveau.
Kurtz throws out a loose jab but Belliveau uses good head movement to avoid it.
Belliveau throws out a powerful jab.
Kurtz walks into a jab.
Kurtz is looking to chop away at Belliveau's legs.
Belliveau slips under a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Belliveau scores with a crisp jab that stopped Kurtz in his tracks.
Kurtz has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Belliveau looks to land a right hand but Kurtz moved out of range.
An inside leg kick lands from Belliveau.
A jab from Kurtz finds it's way through Belliveau's defenses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Walter Kurtz dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Walter Kurtz's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Kurtz on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Kurtz fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Kurtz takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Kurtz misses with a straight right.
Belliveau jabs Kurtz to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kurtz digs a good body shot into Belliveau's ribs.
Kurtz's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Kurtz connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Kurtz scores with the left hand. Belliveau knows he should have avoided that one.

Belliveau clinches up against the cage.
Belliveau blocks a body shot from Kurtz.
Still in the clinch, Kurtz scores with a nice short uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kurtz doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kurtz makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

Kurtz pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Belliveau looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Belliveau tries to close the distance and clinch but Kurtz swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Kurtz avoids the body shot from Belliveau.
Belliveau misses with a body kick.
A low kick from Belliveau misses

and Kurtz counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.

Belliveau has one foot on Kurtz's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.
Belliveau tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Kurtz manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Belliveau takes a body punch but keeps moving.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Belliveau takes one on the button.
Kurtz connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kurtz ducks under a wild hook from Belliveau.
Walter Kurtz seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Belliveau lands a leg kick that knocks Kurtz off balance momentarily.
Kurtz fakes the leg kick and cracks Belliveau in the body.
Kurtz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Belliveau.
Belliveau throws a big shot that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz misses with a body kick.
Kurtz throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Belliveau misses the shot to the body.
Kurtz stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Belliveau.
Belliveau lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Kurtz loads up on a big right hand but Belliveau slips the punch.
Belliveau looks to throw the jab but Kurtz is out of range.
Belliveau fails with an attempt to clinch.
Kurtz moves out of range of the leg kick from Belliveau.
Kurtz throws a wild body kick that Belliveau sees coming a mile off.
Kurtz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
It looked like Belliveau wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Belliveau tries a low kick but Kurtz avoids it.
Belliveau throws a leg kick but Kurtz sees it coming and moves out of range.
Kurtz now looks to counter with a shot at the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Belliveau misses with a wild body shot.
Belliveau has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Belliveau there as he acknowledges the shot.
Belliveau throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A big right from Kurtz misses.
Belliveau looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Belliveau buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Belliveau takes a swing at Kurtz's ribcage but misses.
Belliveau displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kurtz throws out the jab.
Belliveau seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Kurtz lands a jab to Belliveau's midsection.
Kurtz throws a lazy right hand but Belliveau sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Belliveau blocks the body kick.
Belliveau checks a low kick from Kurtz.
Kurtz's corner calls for a 1-2. Kurtz obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Belliveau steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kurtz.
Belliveau tries to counter by clinching up but Kurtz breaks away and moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Belliveau is looking to score with low kicks.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Kurtz crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Belliveau - the referee stops the clock and Kurtz gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Belliveau. Kurtz manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Belliveau with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kurtz throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Belliveau sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Belliveau will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Belliveau tries to land a front kick but Kurtz steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Nice shot lands for Kurtz.
Belliveau misses with a leg kick

and Kurtz counters with a single leg into guard. Belliveau didn't expect that.
Belliveau seems keen to control Kurtz's posture.

Belliveau pushes Kurtz off and scrambles back to his feet.
Kurtz scores with a crisp jab that stopped Belliveau in his tracks.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Belliveau scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kurtz doesn't seem bothered though.
Kurtz looks for a takedown but Belliveau sprawls well.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Walter Kurtz showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Walter Kurtz'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.


Belliveau throws a jab but it's blocked by Kurtz.
Kurtz lands with a right hand.
Belliveau throws a hook to the side of Kurtz's head but Kurtz sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kurtz throws an overhand right that lands on Belliveau's shoulder, as Belliveau tries to avoid the shot.
Kurtz slips under a jab.
Belliveau takes a swing at Kurtz's ribcage but misses.
Kurtz misses the shot to the body.
Kurtz throws out a loose jab but Belliveau uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kurtz misses with a right hand

and Belliveau counters by moving into the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Belliveau.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Belliveau blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Belliveau tries to throw a body punch but Kurtz avoids it by throwing Belliveau back against the cage.
Kurtz lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Belliveau backwards.
Belliveau lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Belliveau lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Belliveau misses with a hook from the clinch.
Kurtz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Belliveau misses with a punch to the body.
Belliveau lands a body shot.
Kurtz tries to throw a body punch but Belliveau avoids it by throwing Kurtz back against the cage.
Kurtz lands a left hand that snaps the head of Belliveau backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kurtz.
Belliveau tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Kurtz.
A short body shot lands from Kurtz as the two fighters clinch.
Belliveau swings wildly with an uppercut but Kurtz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kurtz lands a body punch.
Kurtz misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kurtz stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Belliveau.
Belliveau throws a punch but it's blocked by Kurtz.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz lands an uppercut.
Belliveau working aggressively here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kurtz.
Kurtz lands a body punch.
Belliveau throws a head punch that misses.
Walter Kurtz seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Kurtz scores with a nice hook to the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Belliveau misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kurtz lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Kurtz scores with a shot to the side of Belliveau's head.
Belliveau tries a body shot but Kurtz blocks it.
Belliveau blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Belliveau misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kurtz working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Kurtz doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kurtz working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Kurtz pushes Belliveau back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kurtz prevents a body shot from Belliveau.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz can't find room to land a body shot as Belliveau controls the action.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kurtz.
Belliveau goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Belliveau tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kurtz's elbow.
Kurtz's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Kurtz lands an uppercut.
A right hand to the body from Kurtz.
Kurtz misses with a body punch.
Kurtz misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kurtz takes a shot to the head.
Belliveau goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kurtz tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Belliveau's elbow.
Nice body punch from Belliveau.
A short uppercut from Belliveau.
Kurtz throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Belliveaus head.
A nice left hand lands by Kurtz.
Kurtz misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Kurtz - that landed with a thud.
Kurtz lands a left hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kurtz lands a right hand that snaps the head of Belliveau backwards.
Kurtz works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

Kurtz manages to break the clinch.
Kurtz scores with a nice right hand.
Kurtz keeps the fight on the outside.
Kurtz throws a body shot but no joy.
Belliveau misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kurtz.
Belliveau dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kurtz. That did some damage!
Belliveau checks the leg kick nicely there.
Belliveau misses with a low kick.
Kurtz steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Belliveau.
Kurtz throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kurtz lands a right hook to the body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Belliveau.
Nice cross by Kurtz.
Kurtz tries to move into range but Belliveau moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Kurtz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Belliveau.
A lazy body kick from Belliveau
and Kurtz counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Belliveau throws a low kick but Kurtz moves out of range easily.
Kurtz connects with a leg kick. Belliveau looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Belliveau throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Belliveau lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Kurtz uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Belliveau.
Kurtz lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Kurtz scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Belliveau fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Kurtz, pushing him back against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Belliveau working aggressively here.
Belliveau's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A shot in the inside from Kurtz.
Kurtz throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Belliveaus head.
Kurtz goes for a takedown in the clinch but Belliveau prevents it.
Kurtz misses with a short punch on the inside.
Belliveau looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Kurtz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kurtz pushes Belliveau back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Belliveau can't find room to land a body shot as Kurtz controls the action.
Kurtz working aggressively here.
Kurtz lands a shot to the body.
Kurtz misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kurtz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Belliveau prevents Kurtz from breaking the clinch.
Kurtz lands with a short shot to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz misses with a hook to the ribs.

Kurtz's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Kurtz checks the leg kick nicely there.
Belliveau connects with a jab.
Belliveau on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kurtz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Belliveau tries to score with a low kick but Kurtz moves his leg out of the way.
Belliveau throws a leg kick that misses.
Kurtz drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Belliveau defends it well.
Belliveau swings away with a leg kick that misses.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kurtz. That's going to slow Belliveau down.
Nice straight punches there by Kurtz. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Kurtz.
Kurtz tests Belliveau's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kurtz.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Belliveau has closed the distance and engaged Kurtz in a clinch.
Kurtz misses with some punches.
Kurtz fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Belliveau struggles to land a body shot inside as Kurtz controls his hands.
Kurtz struggles to land a body shot inside as Belliveau controls his hands.
Belliveau blocks a body shot from Kurtz.
Kurtz lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Good body shot from Kurtz.
Kurtz lands a left hand that snaps the head of Belliveau backwards.
A nice left hand lands by Kurtz.

Belliveau is rocked!
A quick uppercut on the inside from Kurtz.
Oh Belliveau is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Belliveau lands a hook to the side of the head.
Belliveau misses with a punch to the body.

Kurtz's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Belliveau seems to have got his legs back now.
Kurtz throws the left hand but Belliveau avoids the punch easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Belliveau misses with a leg kick.
Kurtz lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kurtz takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
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!
Belliveau moves out of range of the body kick from Kurtz.
Belliveau misses with a low kick.
Kurtz drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Belliveau defends it well.
Kurtz moves out of range as Belliveau strikes.
Belliveau scoring well with a low kick there.
Good shot there by Kurtz.
Belliveau throws out a leg kick but Kurtz moves out of range and Belliveau only half commits.
Belliveau moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Belliveau throws out a leg kick but Kurtz moves out of range and Belliveau only half commits.
Belliveau slips under a jab from Kurtz.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Walter Kurtz dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Walter Kurtz's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Kurtz throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Belliveau.
Kurtz missing with a left hand there. Belliveau was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kurtz tries a head kick but it misses.
Belliveau moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Belliveau misses with a looping right.
Belliveau moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Belliveau takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Kurtz goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kurtz misses with a body punch
and Belliveau counters with a lovely shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz throws a half hearted mid kick.
Belliveau misses with a body kick.
Kurtz dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kurtz uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Belliveau.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Belliveau throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Kurtz on the side of the head.
Kurtz lands a nice looking body shot.
Kurtz throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Belliveau on the side of the head.
Kurtz takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Kurtz throws the kick towards the body but Belliveau avoids it.
Kurtz has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Belliveau lands a front kick.
Kurtz just misses with a punch to the body.
Belliveau tried to counter with a leg kick but Kurtz avoided it.
A swing and a miss from Kurtz.
Kurtz chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Belliveau fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kurtz manages to avoid it.
Belliveau attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
A solid body kick from Kurtz.
Belliveau cracks a nice hook into Kurtz's ribs.
Steve Belliveau has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Belliveau lands a front kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kurtz throws the left hand but Belliveau avoids the punch easily.
Belliveau attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
And Kurtz responds with a good body kick, but Belliveau manages to step out the way in time.
Belliveau jabs at Kurtz's body.
Belliveau misses the shot to the body.
Kurtz throws a nice inside leg kick.
Belliveau fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kurtz manages to avoid it.
Kurtz uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Belliveau has time to react.
Belliveau throws a big shot that misses.
Belliveau misses with a body kick.
Belliveau misses with a hook
and Kurtz counters with a straight right hand.
Kurtz looks to land a right hand but Belliveau moved out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz tries to land a leg kick but Belliveau saw it coming and moves away.
Kurtz tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Belliveau misses with a hook to the body
and Kurtz counters with a one-two to the body.
Jab by Kurtz.
Kurtz is looking to slow Belliveau down with leg kicks.
Kurtz tests Belliveau's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Belliveau scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Belliveau misses with a low kick.
Belliveau goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kurtz throws a big shot that misses.
Kurtz connects with an inside leg kick.
Belliveau fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A lazy left from Kurtz finds it's target.
Kurtz scores with a nice head shot.
Kurtz throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
A solid body kick from Belliveau.
Belliveau misses with a kick to the body
and Kurtz counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Kurtz's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Belliveau connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Kurtz scrambles back to his feet.
Kurtz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Belliveau throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kurtz sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kurtz fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Belliveau looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Kurtz connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kurtz bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kurtz looks to land a right hand but Belliveau moved out of range.

And that's the end of the fight!
Walter Kurtz comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Kurtz 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 45:50
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 45:50
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Walter Kurtz!

Walter Kurtz thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: CEC 535     
Date:   Aug 20, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Walter Kurtz (ranked 363 p4p, 49 weight class) and Chins Gone (ranked 635 p4p, 91 weight class). Kurtz comes to the cage accompanied by Adagio For Strings. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

190 cm
28
186 lbs
16 - 4 - 0
183 cm
33
195 lbs
25 - 11 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 11 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Chins Gone!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gone avoids the body shot from Kurtz.

Gone moves into the clinch.
Gone softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Gone throws a head punch that misses.
Kurtz tries for a takedown. No joy.
Kurtz blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gone misses with some punches.
Gone throws a punch but it's blocked by Kurtz.
Gone is trying to force a seperation but Kurtz has the dominant position.
Kurtz has a couple of punches blocked by Gone.
Kurtz jumps guard but Gone turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kurtz.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gone lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Kurtz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gone tries to land a knee to the head but Kurtz blocks with his arms.

Kurtz breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Kurtz cracks a nice hook into Gone's ribs.
Kurtz looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Gone swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gone scoring well with a low kick there.
Gone dips to his left and cracks Kurtz with an uppercut!

It looks like Walter Kurtz has been cut.
Kurtz lands a head kick!

It looks like Chins Gone has been cut.
Kurtz blocks a low kick nicely.
Gone scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Gone throws out a powerful jab.
Kurtz lands a head shot.
Gone wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Kurtz has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Kurtz there as he acknowledges the shot.
Kurtz cracks Gone with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gone defending well as Kurtz loads up on a big left hand.
Gone throws a jab but it's blocked by Kurtz.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gone looks to score with a jab to the body but Kurtz is just out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Kurtz on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Gone takes a swing at Kurtz's ribcage but misses.
Kurtz looks to land a body kick but Gone moved away.
Gone looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kurtz staying out of range there.
Kurtz throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Gone moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Gone misses with a right hand
and Kurtz counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Gone thinking.
Gone misses with a straight left.
Kurtz throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Kurtz throws a leg kick that misses.
Kurtz swings for the body but Gone moves out of range.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Gone.
Kurtz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gone.
An attempted straight right counter from Kurtz misses the target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Gone's hands.
Gone lands a slapping body shot.
Chins Gone seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gone scores with a nice head shot.
Kurtz is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Gone uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kurtz.
Kurtz misses with an uppercut
letting Gone counter with a right hand.
Kurtz takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Kurtz throws a hook but Gone blocks it.
Gone avoids the body shot from Kurtz.
Gone swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Gone listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Gone feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Kurtzs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Jab by Gone.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kurtz tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gone misses with a body punch
and Kurtz counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Gone fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Kurtz blocks a jab.
Gone misses with an uppercut
and Kurtz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Gone jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gone misses with an uppercut.
A bone on bone clash there as Kurtz blocks the leg kick.
Gone misses with a right hand
and Kurtz counters with a good low kick that Gone was not able to check.
Gone throws a series of punches but Kurtz moves out of range.
Gone throws a hook but Kurtz avoids it easily.
Gone throws a shot from downtown. Kurtz moves away and avoids it.
Kurtz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gone.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chins Gone dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Gone loads up on a big right hand but Kurtz slips the punch.
Gone takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Kurtz circles away from the clinch attempt.
Gone 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.
Kurtz walks into a straight right hand from Gone.
Kurtz swats away the attempt to clinch by Gone.
Kurtz throws a head kick but Gone moves out of range.
Chins Gone seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Gone fails with an attempt to clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gone pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gone blocks a jab.
Gone misses with a straight right.
Kurtz misses with an attempted mid kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gone throws out the jab.
Kurtz walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Gone checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Gone looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kurtz throws a body punch but Gone moves out of range.
Gone fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Gone tries to clinch but Kurtz moves out of range.
Gone is looking to clinch but Kurtz is avoiding it.
Gone jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kurtz throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kurtz misses with a looping left.
Gone pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kurtz looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Gone looks to land a left hand but Kurtz moved out of range nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz moves into range and lands a nice body kick.

Gone drives through and clinches with Kurtz against the cage.
Gone's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Kurtz blocks an uppercut.
Gone with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Kurtz tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gone.
Kurtz is working Gone over against the cage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kurtz is trying to break the clinch but Gone is controlling him.
Gone misses with some punches.
Kurtz working aggressively here.
Gone prevents a body shot from Kurtz.
Kurtz digs a right hand into Gone's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Gone's gas tank.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kurtz.
Gone has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Kurtz seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Gone can turn it around.
Gone tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kurtz.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Kurtz lands a shot to the body.
Kurtz throws a head punch that misses.
Kurtz lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Kurtz tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Gone just stands there and leans against the cage.
Gone throws a punch but it's blocked by Kurtz.

Kurtz manages to break the clinch.
A big left from Kurtz misses.
Kurtz scores with a spinning back kick!
Gone just misses with a punch to the body.
Kurtz half committed to a counter leg kick.
Kurtz fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Kurtz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

Gone has managed to clinch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Gone.
Gone tries to throw a body punch but Kurtz avoids it by throwing Gone back against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Still in the clinch, Kurtz scores with a nice short uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gone blocking some punches.
A body shot lands from Gone.
Gone misses with a punch on the inside.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Gone misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kurtz takes a shot to the head.
Kurtz is leaning against Gone and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.

Kurtz pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Gone throws a hook but Kurtz blocks it.
Kurtz lands a nice hook to Gone's body. Gone takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Nice uppercut there from Kurtz.
Kurtz misses with a body shot.
Kurtz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nice shot lands for Gone.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Walter Kurtz dominated that second round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Gone doesn't manage to clinch there - Kurtz circles away.
Gone jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Gone takes a swing at Kurtz's ribcage but misses.
Gone is looking to slow Kurtz down with leg kicks.
Gone on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Gone takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Gone keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kurtz.
Kurtz backing away here, and Gone unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Gone slips a jab from Kurtz.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A chopping leg kick lands by Gone.
Kurtz pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Gone back to the cage. Kurtz follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Gone missing with a left hand there. Kurtz was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kurtz lands with an overhand left.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gone ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Kurtz tries to land a front kick but Gone steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Gone slips a straight right by Kurtz.
Gone fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kurtz manages to avoid it.
Kurtz missing with a left hand there. Gone was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Gone staying out of range there.
Gone throws an overhand right that lands on Kurtz's shoulder, as Kurtz tries to avoid the shot.
Kurtz defending well as Gone loads up on a big left hand.
Gone bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Gone blocks a jab.
Kurtz on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Gone wants to clinch but Kurtz slips to the side
and Kurtz counters with a stiff right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz throws an overhand right that lands on Gone's shoulder, as Gone tries to avoid the shot.
Gone closes the distance looking to clinch
and Kurtz counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kurtz misses with a straight right.
Gone missing with a left hand there. Kurtz was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Nice shot by Gone.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Donk. Gone catches Kurtz right on the button with a cross.
Gone steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kurtz.
Gone throws out a loose jab but Kurtz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kurtz takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
A jab from Kurtz does it's job there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Gone moves into the clinch successfully.
Gone tries a body shot but Kurtz blocks it.

Gone escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Gone tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Kurtz manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Kurtz checks a leg kick.
Kurtz swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Gone misses with an uppercut. Kurtz saw that one coming.
Kurtz throws out a loose jab but Gone uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kurtz listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Gone throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kurtz walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Gone checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Kurtz drops Gone with a naaaaasty hook - Gone is in real trouble here! Kurtz dives in to side control and pounds out his opponent for a TKO victory! The crowd goes nuts!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:59 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Walter Kurtz!
During a confident post fight interview, Walter Kurtz thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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RATING
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Event: CEC 529     
Date:   Jul 19, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Walter Kurtz and Ada Reyes. Kurtz comes to the cage accompanied by Adagio For Strings. This should be a great matchup!

190 cm
27
186 lbs
16 - 3 - 0
190 cm
42
195 lbs
44 - 19 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 44 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Ada Reyes!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kurtz just misses with a punch to the body.
Reyes throws a fast counter high kick but Kurtz manages to duck under it in time.
Kurtz lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kurtz scores with a nice head shot.
Kurtz throws a lazy uppercut
and Reyes counters with a nice kick to the body.
Reyes jabs Kurtz right on the nose. Kurtz blinks but takes it well.

It looks like Walter Kurtz has been cut.
Reyes checks a leg kick nicely.
A slow jab from Kurtz misses its intended target.
Reyes scores with a shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Kurtz duly obliges.
Reyes lands with a right hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kurtz with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reyes throws a sloppy head kick and Kurtz moves out of range easily.
Kurtz throws a body punch but Reyes moves out of range.
Reyes fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Reyes throws a hook but Kurtz avoids it easily.
Reyes misses with a right hand
and Kurtz counters with a nice body kick.
Kurtz throws a lazy uppercut
and Reyes counters with a nice low kick that buckles Kurtz's knee momentarily.
Kurtz steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Reyes.
Reyes lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Reyes takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Reyes throws a head kick that misses.
Kurtz feinted with a counter takedown.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reyes throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Reyes ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kurtz moves away.
Reyes misses with a hook
and Kurtz 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.
Reyes takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Kurtz misses with an uppercut. Reyes saw that one coming.
Kurtz throws a right hand that misses
and Reyes counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Reyes throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Kurtz cracks Reyes with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Kurtz lands a glancing blow to the side of Reyes's head.

It looks like Ada Reyes has been cut.
Kurtz takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reyes throws a head kick that misses.
Kurtz blocks a head kick by Reyes.
Kurtz takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Reyes slips under a jab from Kurtz.
Kurtz misses with a wild body shot.
A slow jab from Kurtz misses its intended target.
Kurtz dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kurtz throws an overhand right that lands on Reyes's shoulder, as Reyes tries to avoid the shot.
Reyes staying out of range there.
Reyes replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Kurtz blocks it well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reyes fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kurtz manages to avoid it.
Kurtz scores with a leg kick.
Reyes connects with a jab.

Walter Kurtz's cut is getting worse.
Reyes staying out of range there.
Reyes swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Reyes looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Reyes.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kurtz motions for Reyes to come forward. Kurtz throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Reyes thinks about the counter body kick.
A swing and a miss from Kurtz.
Reyes scores with a punch to the head.
Kurtz throws a one two combo.
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 Walter Kurtz will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Kurtz's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


A slow jab from Kurtz misses its intended target.
Reyes keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Kurtz takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Reyes lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Kurtz misses with a wild body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Reyes looks to throw the jab but Kurtz is out of range.
Reyes connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kurtz looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Reyes tries to land a body kick

and Kurtz counters with a nice double leg into side control. Reyes won't be happy with that.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reyes is trying to buck Kurtz off.
Kurtz trying to control the action but Reyes is working from the bottom.
Reyes tries to improve position but can't.

Kurtz goes for an armbar here - this could be all over! But no, Reyes has escaped beautifully and is now on top in side control! Oh, that's unlucky for Kurtz but great work by Reyes.
Kurtz manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.

Kurtz looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Kurtz trying to control from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reyes slows the pace down in half guard.
Reyes trying to mount his opponent but Kurtz defends it.
Kurtz is refusing to be controlled, as Reyes sits in half guard.
Reyes tries to stand and escape but Kurtz is controlling the position.
Reyes lands strikes from half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz is trying to get back to full guard.
Kurtz is working hard here to advance position.
Reyes is trying to control. Kurtz wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Kurtz is pressing down on Reyes's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Kurtz not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Kurtz wants to sweep here but Reyes controlling him for the moment.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Kurtz avoids the body shot from Reyes.
Reyes misses with a wild body shot.
Kurtz throws a body kick that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reyes throws a leg kick

and Kurtz decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Reyes's guard.

Reyes uses the cage to get back to his feet.
Reyes walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Reyes works Kurtz's body with a nice hook.
An inside leg kick lands from Kurtz.
Reyes fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kurtz manages to avoid it.
Kurtz throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Reyes makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Reyes misses the body punch
letting Kurtz counter with a right hand.
Kurtz 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.

Ada Reyes showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Kurtz's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Reyes misses with an uppercut
and Kurtz counters with a nice body shot.
Reyes throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
A shot to the body from Reyes misses
and Kurtz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kurtz connects with a body shot that sends Reyes's belly button to the back.
Kurtz throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Reyes cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Reyes throws a body punch but Kurtz moves out of range.
Reyes slips under a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Reyes looks to throw the jab but Kurtz is out of range.
Reyes swings for the body but Kurtz moves out of range.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Reyes crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Kurtz - the referee stops the clock and Reyes gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Kurtz. Reyes manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A solid body kick from Reyes.
Kurtz is looking to slow Reyes down with leg kicks.
Kurtz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kurtz loads up on a big right hand but Reyes slips the punch.
Reyes let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Reyes throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kurtz checks a low kick from Reyes.
Kurtz throws a nice looking combination but Reyes bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Reyes throws a head kick but Kurtz moves out of range.
Kurtz throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Reyes counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz avoids the body shot from Reyes.
Reyes checks the leg kick nicely there.
Reyes let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Kurtz throws a body punch but Reyes moves out of range.
A countering left hand to the body from Reyes misses.
Reyes slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Kurtz misses with a looping left.
Decent striking displayed by Reyes there.

Walter Kurtz's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
The fighters circle, before Reyes throws a beautiful high kick that crashes into Kurtz's neck, sending him stumbling to the floor! Reyes lands more strikes and forces a referee stoppage! That one ended in an instant!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:52 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Kick & Punches). Ada Reyes!
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RATING
64%

 

Event: EVO 05242017     
Date:   May 24, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Walter Kurtz and Mack Branco. Kurtz comes to the cage accompanied by Adagio For Strings. The crowd seem to be enjoying Branco's choice of entrance music: Stranglehold. Mack Branco has the eye of the tiger tonight.

190 cm
27
186 lbs
15 - 3 - 0
184 cm
28
195 lbs
16 - 5 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Granite chin

KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250

Sully's Bar & Grill
Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
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, Mack Branco!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Daniel Bishop and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Branco throws a low kick but Kurtz moves out of range easily.
Branco scores with a hook.
Branco displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kurtz throws out the jab.
Kurtz lands the left hand.
Kurtz connects with a single shot there.
Kurtz moves out of range of the body kick from Branco.
It looked like Kurtz was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Branco.
Branco throws a lazy head kick
and Kurtz counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Kurtz scores with a leg kick.
Branco looks to land a right hand but Kurtz moved out of range.
Branco misses with an uppercut
and Kurtz counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Branco throws a leg kick but Kurtz moved away.
Kurtz throws a leg kick but Branco sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Branco throws a front kick that sends Kurtz stumbling back into the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kurtz thumps Branco with a low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Branco misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kurtz.
Kurtz lands with a hook. Branco tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Branco.
Kurtz loads up on a big right hand but Branco slips the punch.
Kurtz takes a shot to the body in his stride.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Branco crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Kurtz - the referee stops the clock and Branco gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Kurtz. Branco manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Branco looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Branco takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Branco gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kurtz.
Kurtz takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Kurtz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Branco moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Branco throws an overhand right that lands on Kurtz's shoulder, as Kurtz tries to avoid the shot.
Kurtz throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Kurtz takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Branco walks into a left hand.
Walter Kurtz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kurtz throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Branco gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Kurtz cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Branco moves away from the strike by Kurtz.
Kurtz swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Branco takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Kurtz is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Kurtz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Walter Kurtz is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Branco looks to land a left hand but Kurtz moved out of range nicely.
It appears Kurtz was looking to counter with a kick there.
Branco has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kurtz.
Branco throws out a loose jab but Kurtz uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Branco was well out of range. Poor timing from Kurtz.
Branco only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Kurtz thuds his shin into the meat of Branco's side.
Kurtz connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Kurtz punishes Branco's body with a nice straight punch.
Branco lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
A cross from Kurtz lands.
Branco wants to clinch up but Kurtz keeps it at a distance.
It looks like Kurtz has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Kurtz lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Kurtz fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Branco.
Branco looks to score with a jab to the body but Kurtz is just out of range.
Branco throws a chopping leg kick but Kurtz manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Branco walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kurtz lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Kurtz takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Branco avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kurtz connects with a body shot that sends Branco's belly button to the back.
Kurtz fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Branco on the side of the head.
Branco scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Branco pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kurtz will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Branco changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Branco throws a leg kick that misses.
Kurtz walks into a left hand.

It looks like Walter Kurtz has been cut.
Kurtz blocks a low kick nicely.
Branco rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
letting Kurtz counter with a right hand.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A head kick misses from Branco.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kurtz walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Branco checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A countering left hand to the body from Branco misses.
Kurtz throws a hook but Branco blocks it.
Branco jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Kurtz. Branco shrugs it off though.
Kurtz is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Branco can do to turn this around?
Branco throws a body punch but Kurtz moves out of range.
Branco on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Branco shoots in but Kurtz avoids the takedown attempt easily.
A big left from Kurtz misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz misses with an attempted mid kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Branco! But no joy.
Kurtz bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Branco's head.

It looks like Mack Branco has been cut.
Branco defending well as Kurtz loads up on a big left hand.
Branco misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kurtz.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz tries a low kick but Branco avoids it.
Branco looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Branco chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kurtz can pounce on him.
Branco is looking to land body kicks.
Kurtz throws a shot to the body.
Kurtz lands a nice looking body shot.
Kurtz lands a really nice looking cross but Branco seems unphased.
Branco misses with a leg kick.
Branco defending well as Kurtz loads up on a big left hand.
Kurtz takes a swing at Branco's ribcage but misses.
Kurtz lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kurtz bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kurtz feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Branco misses with a looping left.
As Branco backs away, Kurtz returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Kurtz throws a low kick but it's checked well by Branco.
Kurtz pushes Branco away with a front kick.
Branco lands a jab to the nose.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kurtz turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Branco might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Kurtz has got the better of the exchanges.
Kurtz thuds his right hand into Branco's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Walter Kurtz is winning the standup battle so far.
Kurtz lands a jab to the nose.
Kurtz jabs at Branco's body.
Branco lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Kurtz lands a nice looking body kick.
Kurtz misses the body punch
and Kurtz takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Branco's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
A punch lands to the side of Branco 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Branco's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kurtz connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Branco scrambles back to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Kurtz lands a front kick.
Branco uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kurtz.
Branco fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kurtz manages to avoid it.
A little feinted left hand from Kurtz on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Branco misses with a right hand
and Kurtz counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
A decent looking cross lands there for Kurtz.
Branco has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Kurtz.
Branco takes one to the side of the head.
Kurtz bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Branco has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Nice body kick there by Kurtz.
Kurtz slips a jab from Branco.
Branco throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Branco scores with a punch to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Branco looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Kurtz is fending him off so far but Branco persists. Nope, Kurtz circles away and we're back to standing.
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!
Decent striking displayed by Kurtz there.
Kurtz delivers a nice body kick.
Branco on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Branco throws the left hand but Kurtz avoids the punch easily.
Kurtz connects with a leg kick. Branco looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kurtz throws a shot to the body.
Kurtz fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Kurtz blocks the body kick.
Kurtz connects with a good right hand that stumbles Branco. Branco circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Kurtz looks to score with a jab to the body but Branco is just out of range.
Kurtz bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Walter Kurtz dominated that second round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Branco moves forwards but Kurtz connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Branco misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kurtz throws a looping overhand right but Branco ducks down to avoid it.
Kurtz swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Branco.
Branco scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Branco swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Kurtz counters with a leg kick.
Kurtz thuds a left hand into Branco's body.
Kurtz cracks a nice hook into Branco's ribs.
Branco misses with a takedown
and Kurtz counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kurtz connects with a body shot that sends Branco's belly button to the back.
Kurtz checks a low kick from Branco.
Branco throws a hook but Kurtz blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Branco misses with a wild body shot.
Branco throws the left hand but Kurtz avoids the punch easily.
Kurtz avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
A big right from Kurtz misses.
Branco let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Kurtz tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Kurtz throws a wild body kick that Branco sees coming a mile off.
Kurtz throws a wild body kick that Branco sees coming a mile off.
Branco throws a looping overhand right but Kurtz ducks down to avoid it.
Branco misses with a body shot.
Branco shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Kurtz pinned against the cage. Kurtz gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Branco takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Branco throws a low kick, looking for Kurtz's leg but Kurtz calmly moves out of range.
Branco throws the kick towards the body but Kurtz avoids it.
Kurtz fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Kurtz cracks Branco with a right hand to the side of the head.
Branco uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kurtz.
Kurtz fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Branco manages to avoid it.
Kurtz throws a hook but Branco avoids it easily.
Branco throws a hook to the side of Kurtz's head but Kurtz sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A counter left hand to the body from Kurtz misses its target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Branco throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kurtz sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kurtz thuds a left hand into Branco's body.
Kurtz throws out a loose jab but Branco uses good head movement to avoid it.
Branco flicks out a counter leg kick but Kurtz steps away.
Branco throws out a loose jab but Kurtz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kurtz lands a lovely overhand right.
Kurtz tests Branco's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Kurtz throws a one two combo.
Kurtz jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Kurtz connects with a crisp jab.
Kurtz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
An inside leg kick lands from Kurtz.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kurtz jabs Branco to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kurtz connects with an inside leg kick.
Kurtz lands a head shot.
Branco misses with a kick to the body
and Kurtz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Branco misses the jab.
It looked like Kurtz wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Kurtz scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Kurtz punishes Branco's body with a nice straight punch.
Branco with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Kurtz to score with a decent uppercut.
Branco waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kurtz.
Branco swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kurtz avoids the head kick by Branco.
Kurtz 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.

Walter Kurtz clearly takes that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Kurtz scores with a leg kick.
Branco looks to throw the jab but Kurtz is out of range.
A slow jab from Branco misses its intended target.
Kurtz misses with a body kick.
Branco throws a hook to the side of Kurtz's head but Kurtz sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Branco keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kurtz.
Kurtz goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kurtz scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Branco throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Branco on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Branco buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kurtz throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Branco on the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Branco steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kurtz.
A slapping leg kick lands for Kurtz.
Branco throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Kurtz misses with a body shot.
Kurtz looks to score with a jab to the body but Branco is just out of range.
Kurtz attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Kurtz walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Branco checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A punch lands to the side of Branco 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Jab, jab by Kurtz - just one landing.
The crowd cheers as Branco lands an impressive looking overhand right. Kurtz doesn't seem phased though.
Branco moves out of range of the body kick.
Branco misses with an uppercut
and Kurtz counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Branco thinking.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz misses with a body shot.
Kurtz connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Branco's hands.
Kurtz keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A head kick misses from Kurtz.
A swing and a miss from Branco.
Branco misses with a looping right.
Kurtz misses with a body shot.
Kurtz getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Kurtz jabs Branco to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kurtz wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Kurtz fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Branco.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Branco throws a body punch but Kurtz moves out of range.
Kurtz looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Branco appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Branco avoids the body shot from Kurtz.
Branco delivers a nice body kick.
Kurtz scores with a shot to the body.
Branco takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Kurtz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A shot to the liver by Branco. Beautiful body shot.
Kurtz throws a right hand that misses
and Branco counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Kurtz - that will leave a mark!
Branco lands a nice looking body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Branco turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Branco swings for the body but Kurtz moves out of range.
Branco misses with a leg kick
and Kurtz counters with a good low kick that Branco was not able to check.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Branco on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Branco slips under a jab from Kurtz.
Branco keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nice jab there from Kurtz.
Kurtz throws a lazy uppercut
and Branco connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Branco misses with a straight left.
Branco throws an off balance right hand
and Kurtz counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Branco shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Kurtz but Kurtz pushes him off and we're back to square one.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Walter Kurtz had his way with Mack Branco in that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Kurtz takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Kurtz slips under a jab.
Kurtz swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Kurtz ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Kurtz lands a head kick!
Kurtz throws a body punch but Branco moves out of range.
Branco thinks about the counter body kick.
Kurtz throws a half hearted mid kick.
Branco let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Kurtz chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Branco can pounce on him.
Branco misses with a kick to the body.
Kurtz thinks about countering with a body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz wants to slow Branco down by chopping away at his legs.
Kurtz darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Branco avoids the body shot from Kurtz.
Branco connects with a leg kick. Kurtz looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Branco throws a push kick but Kurtz slaps the foot to one side.
Kurtz scores with a decent looking hook.
Branco throws a jab when Kurtz was well out of range.
Kurtz connects with a leg kick. Branco looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Branco moves out of range as Kurtz throws a body kick.
Kurtz lands a really nice looking cross but Branco seems unphased.
Branco ducks under a wild hook from Kurtz.
Kurtz lands with a nice combination. Branco backs away looking to recover.
Kurtz looks to land a left hand but Branco moved out of range nicely.
Kurtz lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Branco ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Branco looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Mack Branco has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Branco tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Branco turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Branco lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Kurtz at a distance.
Kurtz cracks the inside of Branco's front leg.
Branco lands a body shot.
Branco throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Branco takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kurtz swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Branco missing with a left hand there. Kurtz was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kurtz swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Kurtz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Branco moves away.
Branco was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Kurtz rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Branco moves out of range and avoids them all easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Branco looks to score with a jab to the body but Kurtz is just out of range.
Branco misses with a low kick.
Kurtz misses with a looping left.
Kurtz lands a jab to the nose.
Kurtz throws a big shot that misses.
A little jabbing left from Branco on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Kurtz scoring well with a low kick there.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kurtz.
Kurtz thuds his right hand into Branco's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
A big right from Branco misses.
Kurtz avoids the body shot from Branco.
Kurtz bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A big left from Kurtz misses.
Branco loads up on a big right hand but Kurtz slips the punch.
Branco throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Kurtz looks to land a right hand but Branco moved out of range.
Kurtz throws a leg kick
enabling Branco to counter with a crisp jab.
Kurtz fakes the leg kick and cracks Branco in the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kurtz scores with a jab to the jaw.
Kurtz swings for the body but Branco moves out of range.
Kurtz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kurtz's jab looks to have found its range, popping Branco under the eye.
Kurtz misses with a few strikes there.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge William Gold scores the fight 50:45
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 50:45
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Walter Kurtz!

After winning the bout, Walter Kurtz 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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Event: EVO 312: Tallon vs Jacek 2     
Date:   May 06, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Zeus Obliteratii and Walter Kurtz. Obliteratii comes to the cage accompanied by Walkürenritt. Kurtz has chosen Adagio For Strings 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
204 lbs
24 - 7 - 0
190 cm
26
186 lbs
15 - 2 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Zeus Obliteratii!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, William Gold and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obliteratii throws out a loose jab but Kurtz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kurtz misses with a leg kick.
Kurtz is looking to land body kicks.

Obliteratii fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Kurtz, pushing him back against the cage.
A short left from Obliteratii.
Kurtz lands a right hand.
A short uppercut from Kurtz.
Kurtz tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Obliteratii cracks Kurtz with a nice body shot.
Obliteratii tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Obliteratii is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Kurtz is defending well for now.
Kurtz lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Obliteratii is leaning against Kurtz and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Obliteratii lands an uppercut.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Kurtz.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kurtz blocks a body shot from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii scores with a nice hook to the head.
Obliteratii misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kurtz fails to pull the fight into his guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obliteratii tries to work over Kurtz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Obliteratii tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kurtz lands a left hand.
Kurtz throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Kurtz misses with a punch on the inside.
Obliteratii stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Obliteratii tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kurtz's elbow.
A nice left hand lands by Obliteratii.
Obliteratii lands a body punch.
Obliteratii throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Kurtzs head.
Obliteratii working aggressively here.
A nice right hand lands inside from Obliteratii.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Obliteratii.
Kurtz tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kurtz lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kurtz prevents a body shot from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Obliteratii misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Obliteratii goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obliteratii lands with a short punch from the clinch.

It looks like Walter Kurtz has been cut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kurtz misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kurtz tries a body shot but Obliteratii blocks it.
Obliteratii misses with an elbow strike.
Kurtz lands a right hand.
Obliteratii doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch on the inside from Kurtz fails to land.
Kurtz blocks a body shot from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii working some nice short punches in the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kurtz.
Obliteratii misses with a punch to the body.
Obliteratii lands with a short shot to the head.
Kurtz has a couple of punches blocked by Obliteratii.
Kurtz blocking some punches.
Obliteratii looking to slow down the pace here.
Kurtz tries to throw a body punch but Obliteratii avoids it by throwing Kurtz back against the cage.
Kurtz can't find room to land a body shot as Obliteratii controls the action.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obliteratii lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Kurtz blocking some punches.
Kurtz is looking to break free of the clinch but Obliteratii has double underhooks.
Obliteratii misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kurtz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Obliteratii prevents a body shot from Kurtz.
Kurtz drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Kurtz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Obliteratii misses with a hook to the ribs.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kurtz.
Kurtz gets through Obliteratii's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A right hook to the body lands for Obliteratii.
Obliteratii tries a body shot but Kurtz blocks it.
Kurtz blocking some punches.
Obliteratii lands a left hand.
Kurtz blocks an uppercut.
Kurtz lands a nice uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obliteratii goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Obliteratii blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A right hook to the body lands for Obliteratii.
Kurtz is trying to break free.
Kurtz struggles to land a body shot inside as Obliteratii controls his hands.
Obliteratii lands an uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A head punch blocked on the inside by Obliteratii.
Obliteratii goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Obliteratii prevents a body shot from Kurtz.
Kurtz throws a punch but it's blocked by Obliteratii.
Kurtz has a couple of punches blocked by Obliteratii.
Kurtz can't find room to land a body shot as Obliteratii controls the action.
Obliteratii lands with a right to the head.
Obliteratii scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Good body shot from Obliteratii.
Kurtz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kurtz misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Obliteratii misses with a body punch.
Kurtz tries to work over Obliteratii's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Zeus Obliteratii dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Walter Kurtz'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.


Obliteratii looks to throw the jab but Kurtz is out of range.
Obliteratii throws out a loose jab but Kurtz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kurtz blocks a jab.
Good shot there by Obliteratii.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kurtz. That's going to slow Obliteratii down.
Obliteratii throws a right hand that misses
and Kurtz counters with a straight right hand.
Kurtz throws a leg kick
and Kurtz takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
We've been told by Obliteratii's head coaches at The Wild Beasts Zoo that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Good exchange - Kurtz coming out on top.
Obliteratii doesn't manage to clinch there - Kurtz circles away.
Obliteratii looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Obliteratii just misses with a punch to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz misses with the body kick
and Obliteratii counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Obliteratii swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Kurtz counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Obliteratii walks into a jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Obliteratii gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz swings away with an uppercut that misses.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Kurtz creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Kurtz misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kurtz tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kurtz can't find room to land a body shot as Obliteratii controls the action.
Obliteratii blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Obliteratii breaks the clinch.
Obliteratii chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kurtz can pounce on him.
Kurtz throws the kick towards the body but Obliteratii avoids it.
Kurtz slips a jab from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii throws a body kick that misses.
It seemed like Kurtz was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Donk. Kurtz catches Obliteratii right on the button with a cross.
Kurtz misses with a body kick.
Obliteratii is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Jab from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii scores with the left hand. Kurtz knows he should have avoided that one.
Kurtz shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obliteratii misses with a body shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Obliteratii lands a jab to Kurtz's midsection.
Obliteratii is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Kurtz can do to turn this around?
Donk. Kurtz catches Obliteratii right on the button with a cross.
Obliteratii throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Zeus Obliteratii is winning the standup battle so far.
Obliteratii throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Kurtz misses with a shot to the body
and Obliteratii counters with an inside leg kick.
Obliteratii misses with a right hand
and Kurtz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kurtz drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Kurtz has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Obliteratii throws a poor cross that misses
and Kurtz counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Obliteratii bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Kurtz's head.

That has opened up Walter Kurtz's cut even more.
Kurtz scores with a jab to the body.
Obliteratii misses with a straight right.
Kurtz takes one on the button.
Kurtz smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Obliteratii throws a low kick but it's checked well by Kurtz.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obliteratii fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kurtz manages to avoid it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kurtz! But no joy.
Kurtz listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
A telegraphed right hand from Obliteratii misses the target.
Obliteratii keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Zeus Obliteratii seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obliteratii fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kurtz manages to avoid it.
A little jabbing left from Kurtz on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Obliteratii moves out of range of the body kick.
Obliteratii motions for Kurtz to come forward. Obliteratii throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Obliteratii fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kurtz manages to avoid it.
Kurtz connects with an inside leg kick.
A leg kick checked by Obliteratii.
Obliteratii pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Obliteratii lunges at Kurtz with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Kurtz's hand.
Obliteratii gets off balance looking for a body kick

and Kurtz counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Obliteratii!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kurtz tries to advance to mount but Obliteratii denies him.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

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

Kurtz goes for an armbar here - this could be all over! But no, Obliteratii has escaped beautifully and is now on top in side control! Oh, that's unlucky for Kurtz but great work by Obliteratii.

Obliteratii tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Obliteratii has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Obliteratii takes a little break here. Kurtz wants to take advantage but he is being controlled well.
Kurtz is looking for a sweep.
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 Zeus Obliteratii will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Walter Kurtz's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


A low kick from Obliteratii misses
and Kurtz counters with a leg kick.
Kurtz tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Obliteratii defends well and Kurtz ends up having to push Obliteratii into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Kurtz swings for the body but Obliteratii moves out of range.
Kurtz swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Obliteratii scores with a hook to the body. Kurtz takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Obliteratii swings for the body but Kurtz moves out of range.
Kurtz moves out of range of the body kick from Obliteratii.
Kurtz has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Kurtz keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii throws a push kick but Kurtz slaps the foot to one side.
Nice uppercut lands for Obliteratii. That snapped Kurtz's head back.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big right from Obliteratii misses.
Kurtz misses with a body kick.
A little feinted left hand from Obliteratii on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Obliteratii checks a low kick from Kurtz.
A telegraphed right hand from Obliteratii misses the target.
Obliteratii swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz defending well as Obliteratii loads up on a big left hand.
Obliteratii misses with a straight right.
Kurtz turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
No joy there for Kurtz, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Kurtz lands a head kick!
Obliteratii lands with a shot to the body.
Obliteratii looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Obliteratii smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Danga de danga de dang - Kurtz scores with a four punch combination!
Kurtz throws a looping overhand right but Obliteratii ducks down to avoid it.
Kurtz throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Obliteratii turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kurtz takes a shot right to the bread basket.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kurtz throws a body punch but Obliteratii moves out of range.
Kurtz throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Obliteratii connects with a body shot.
Kurtz takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Obliteratii looks to throw the jab but Kurtz is out of range.
Obliteratii lands the left hand.
A decent looking cross lands there for Kurtz.
Kurtz fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Obliteratii on the side of the head.
Kurtz scores with a hook to the body. Obliteratii takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Kurtz throws a body shot but no joy.
Kurtz has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Obliteratii finds it's way round the side to connect with Kurtz's head.
Kurtz bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kurtz throws a lazy right hand but Obliteratii sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kurtz throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Obliteratii throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obliteratii lands a nice shot that snaps Kurtz's head back.
Kurtz checks a leg kick nicely.
Obliteratii slips a straight right by Kurtz.
Kurtz looks to land a left hand but Obliteratii moved out of range nicely.
Obliteratii throws a body shot but no joy.
A good leg kick by Obliteratii.
Obliteratii scores with a kick to the midsection.
A jab from Obliteratii misses.
Obliteratii keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kurtz.
Kurtz slips under a jab.
Obliteratii misses the jab.
Obliteratii misses with a body shot.
Kurtz throws out a counter right but Obliteratii avoids it with no problem.
A thudding body kick lands there by Kurtz!
Kurtz avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz throws a body punch but Obliteratii moves out of range.
Kurtz jabs Obliteratii right on the nose. Obliteratii blinks but takes it well.
Kurtz scores with a kick to the midsection.
Obliteratii misses with a straight left.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obliteratii scores with a leg kick.
Kurtz slips under a jab.
Kurtz throws the kick towards the body but Obliteratii avoids it.
A clash of legs there as Obliteratii blocks the low kick.
Obliteratii swings for the body but Kurtz moves out of range.
Kurtz digs a good hook to Obliteratii's body.
Obliteratii walks into a left hand.
Obliteratii throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A telegraphed right hand from Obliteratii misses the target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Zeus Obliteratii did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Walter Kurtz's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Obliteratii throws a sloppy body shot
and Kurtz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Obliteratii scores with a jab to the jaw.
Obliteratii ducks under a wild hook from Kurtz.
Kurtz lands a nice leg kick that just misses Obliteratii's sensitive parts.
Kurtz stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii misses with a hook
and Kurtz counters with a straight right hand.
Obliteratii tests Kurtz's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Obliteratii connects with an inside leg kick.
Obliteratii misses with an uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz defending well as Obliteratii loads up on a big left hand.
Kurtz scores with a hook.
Nice body kick there by Kurtz.
Kurtz gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Obliteratii counters with a stiff right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz looks to throw a body kick
and Obliteratii counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kurtz fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Obliteratii manages to avoid it.
A slapping body kick lands there for Kurtz.
Kurtz checks a leg kick.
Obliteratii has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Kurtz.
Obliteratii takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Obliteratii misses with a body shot.
Kurtz takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Obliteratii takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Kurtz doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Obliteratii goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Obliteratii connects with a body shot that sends Kurtz's belly button to the back.
Kurtz bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kurtz looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Kurtz.
Obliteratii gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kurtz.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Obliteratii throws a right hand that misses
and Kurtz counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Obliteratii connects with a solid leg kick.
Kurtz moves out of range as Obliteratii throws a body kick.
Kurtz looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
It looked like Obliteratii wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Obliteratii cracks Kurtz with a right hand to the side of the head.
Kurtz uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Obliteratii.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kurtz! But no joy.
Obliteratii wants to clinch.
Obliteratii looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Kurtz looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kurtz looks to land a body kick but Obliteratii moved away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz takes a swing at Obliteratii's ribcage but misses.
Kurtz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kurtz takes one to the side of the head.
A shot to the liver by Obliteratii. Beautiful body shot.
Obliteratii throws a one two combo.
Obliteratii tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kurtz was well out of range. Poor timing from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii moves into range and connects with a jab.
Kurtz buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Obliteratii misses the shot to the body.
Kurtz connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Obliteratii throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Kurtz counters with a solid body kick.
Kurtz has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Kurtz lands with an uppercut that bounces Obliteratii off the cage and back into range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A looping hook to the body misses from Obliteratii. Kurtz does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz misses with a looping right.
Obliteratii throws a big shot that misses.
Kurtz throws the left hand but Obliteratii avoids the punch easily.
Obliteratii swings for the body but Kurtz moves out of range.
Obliteratii moves out of range of the leg kick from Kurtz.
Obliteratii will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Kurtz chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Obliteratii can pounce on him.
Obliteratii misses with a body shot.
Obliteratii avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Obliteratii rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kurtz counters with a nice leg kick.
Obliteratii tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Kurtz manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Kurtz's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Kurtz throws a lazy right hand but Obliteratii sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Obliteratii swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Obliteratii takes a swing at Kurtz's ribcage but misses.
Obliteratii closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
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 Zeus Obliteratii will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Walter Kurtz's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Obliteratii throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Obliteratii misses with a body shot.
A nice side step and Kurtz releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Kurtz explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Kurtz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Obliteratii was well out of range. Poor timing from Kurtz.
Obliteratii throws a hook but Kurtz avoids it easily.
Obliteratii on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Obliteratii missing with a left hand there. Kurtz was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Obliteratii tries to move into range but Kurtz moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Obliteratii takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Obliteratii moves away.
Kurtz throws a hook to the side of Obliteratii's head but Obliteratii sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Obliteratii throws a hook but Kurtz avoids it easily.
Kurtz throws out a counter right but Obliteratii avoids it with no problem.
Kurtz moves out of range of the body kick from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii misses with a shot to the body
and Kurtz counters with a thumping low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Kurtz throws a body kick that misses
letting Obliteratii counter with a right hand.
Kurtz misses with a double jab.
Obliteratii will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Obliteratii scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Obliteratii swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A low kick from Kurtz misses
and Obliteratii counters with a nice uppercut.
Obliteratii on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Kurtz scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Obliteratii uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kurtz.
A low kick from Obliteratii misses

and Kurtz counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.

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!
Obliteratii is pulling down on Kurtz's head to control his posture.
Kurtz wants to control from the top but Obliteratii keeps moving.
Obliteratii is pulling down on Kurtz's head. It's preventing any offense from Kurtz, at least for the moment.
Kurtz passes Obliteratii's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Walter Kurtz has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Obliteratii is trying to control but can't.
Walter Kurtz has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz controlling the pace.

Kurtz trying to work for an americana but Obliteratii has managed to regain full guard.
Kurtz stopping the sweep attempt from Obliteratii.
Kurtz works over Obliteratii with some ground and pound from guard.

Kurtz postures up as if he's going to throw some strikes but drops back for an ankle! Obliteratii is in big trouble! He looks ready to tap! But no, he's escaped and dives on top of Kurtz, into his guard.

Obliteratii pushes down on Kurtz's leg and manages to get into half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz tries to get to full guard but Obliteratii has control of the leg.
Obliteratii wants to control but Kurtz is keeping him busy.
Kurtz is in trouble now - Obliteratii has advanced to mount!
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Kurtz gets back to half guard.
Zeus Obliteratii is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Kurtz tries to strike from the bottom but it doesn't land.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Walter Kurtz.
I think Obliteratii 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 Donald Grub scores the fight 50:46
Judge William Gold scores the fight 49:46
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 49:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Zeus Obliteratii!

Zeus Obliteratii bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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FIGHT
RATING
66%

 

Event: EVO 310: Bashorov vs Orion     
Date:   Apr 22, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Walter Kurtz and Edward Stoker. Kurtz comes to the cage accompanied by Adagio For Strings. Stoker has chosen Slum Village - Ooh Wee as his entrance music. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

190 cm
26
186 lbs
14 - 2 - 0
199 cm
30
196 lbs
20 - 10 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250
Hellbent

King of Clothes
KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Edward Stoker!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, James Atkins and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Stoker scores with a nice body kick.
Kurtz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Stoker is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Stoker throws a jab when Kurtz was well out of range.
Stoker wants to land a leg kick but Kurtz is out of range.
Kurtz throws the kick towards the body but Stoker avoids it.
Kurtz looks to land a right hand but Stoker moved out of range.
Kurtz looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Good leg kick by Kurtz there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Kurtz throws a leg kick but Stoker sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Stoker walks into a stiff left hand from Kurtz.

Kurtz closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Kurtz lands in his opponent's guard.
Stoker keeping moving, preventing Kurtz from controlling successfully.
Kurtz tries to free his leg and advance position but Stoker is retaining full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stoker pulls Kurtz in to control the position.
Let's hope that Stoker has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Kurtz sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Stoker's guard.
Stoker trying to control here.
Stoker is not content to let Kurtz control the position.
Kurtz prevents Stoker from standing back up.
Stoker works his way to full guard. Good work.
Kurtz looking to pass the guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Stoker pulls Kurtz in close to his closed guard and prevents Kurtz from doing any damage or advancing position.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Kurtz trying to control but Stoker is working from the bottom.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Kurtz blocks a leg kick.
Kurtz staying out of range there.
Stoker throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Stoker lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kurtz looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Kurtz takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.

Kurtz clinches.
Stoker misses with some punches.
A nice left hand lands by Stoker.
Stoker wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Kurtz has him pressed against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz tries a body shot but Stoker blocks it.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Stoker.
Kurtz tries a body shot but Stoker blocks it.

Stoker pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Stoker thumps Kurtz with a low kick.
Kurtz misses with a series of wild punches.
Kurtz moves out of range as Stoker strikes.
Stoker takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Edward Stoker seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Stoker lands a nice shot that snaps Kurtz's head back.
Nice defenses there by Stoker.
Stoker throws a leg kick
and Kurtz counters with a body kick that stops Stoker in his tracks momentarily.
Stoker lands a leg kick that knocks Kurtz off balance momentarily.
Kurtz throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Stoker sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jab from Kurtz.
Stoker pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Stoker takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kurtz misses with a looping left.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stoker throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A swing and a miss from Kurtz.
Kurtz throws an overhand right that lands on Stoker's shoulder, as Stoker tries to avoid the shot.
Kurtz connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Stoker looks to score with a jab to the body but Kurtz is just out of range.

Kurtz clinches up against the cage.
Stoker swings wildly with an uppercut but Kurtz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kurtz lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Kurtz works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Kurtz lands with a right to the head.

Stoker breaks from the clinch.
Edward Stoker is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Stoker throws a hook but Kurtz avoids it easily.
Stoker finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Kurtz throws a body shot but no joy.
Stoker looks to land a right hand but Kurtz moved out of range.
Stoker lands with an uppercut that bounces Kurtz off the cage and back into range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Walter Kurtz dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Kurtz misses with a wild body shot.
Kurtz is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Stoker can do to turn this around?
Stoker ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Stoker blocks a jab.
Kurtz misses the shot to the body.
Stoker throws a body punch but Kurtz moves out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Kurtz misses the target.
A head kick misses from Stoker.
Kurtz jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Kurtz connects with the punch.

Kurtz has Stoker up against the cage in a clinch.
Stoker blocks an uppercut.
Kurtz blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Stoker escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Good work by Stoker as he checks the leg kick.
The fighters circling - Kurtz throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Stoker connects with a crisp jab.
Kurtz slips a jab and a cross from Stoker.
A nice inside leg kick there by Stoker. That's going to slow Kurtz down.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kurtz.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz tries to land a front kick but Stoker steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Stoker throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Stoker 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.
Kurtz throws an overhand right that lands on Stoker's shoulder, as Stoker tries to avoid the shot.
Stoker connects with a body shot that sends Kurtz's belly button to the back.
Kurtz slips under a jab.
Stoker tries a head kick but it misses.
Nice uppercut lands for Kurtz. That snapped Stoker's head back.
Edward Stoker seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Stoker 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.
Kurtz looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Kurtz throws a lazy body kick
and Stoker counters with a nice low kick that buckles Kurtz's knee momentarily.
Kurtz with a jab.
Stoker displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kurtz throws out the jab.
Stoker ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kurtz moves away.
Kurtz lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Stoker is looking to chop away at Kurtz's legs.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Stoker.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A shot to the body from Stoker misses
letting Kurtz counter with a right hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kurtz swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Stoker misses with a hook.
Kurtz fails in his attempt to clinch.
Stoker on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Kurtz lets loose with a powerful body kick. Stoker will feel that in the morning.
Stoker takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
The fighters circling - Stoker throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Stoker takes a swing at Kurtz's ribcage but misses.
Kurtz takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Stoker misses the shot to the body.
Kurtz tries a head kick but it misses.
Stoker scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kurtz doesn't seem bothered though.
Stoker checks a low kick from Kurtz.
Kurtz with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Kurtz slips a jab from Stoker.
Kurtz was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stoker checks a leg kick nicely.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kurtz.
Kurtz thumps Stoker with a low kick.
Stoker moves forwards but Kurtz connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Kurtz chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Stoker can pounce on him.
Stoker feints and then cracks Kurtz's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kurtz down.
Stoker scores with a jab to the body.
Stoker lands a head kick!
Stoker connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Kurtz thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kurtz checks a low kick from Stoker.
Stoker misses with a body shot.
Kurtz throws a leg kick that misses.
Stoker pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kurtz looks to score with a jab to the body but Stoker is just out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stoker throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Stoker throws a wild body kick that Kurtz sees coming a mile off.
Good leg kick by Stoker there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Stoker tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kurtz was well out of range. Poor timing from Stoker.
Kurtz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Stoker looks for the body kick but Kurtz saw that one coming.
Kurtz takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Stoker throws a body punch but Kurtz moves out of range.
Kurtz avoids a kick to the body.
Stoker lands with a shot to the body.
Stoker missing with a left hand there. Kurtz was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Stoker connects with a solid leg kick.

Kurtz is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Stoker's half guard.

Kurtz is looking for a kimura but Stoker is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Kurtz to get the leverage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Edward Stoker will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Kurtz bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Stoker's head backwards.
Kurtz misses with an attempted mid kick.
A swing and a miss from Stoker.
Stoker misses with a looping left.
Stoker slips a straight right by Kurtz.
Kurtz looks to land a left hand but Stoker moved out of range nicely.
Stoker misses with a looping left.
Kurtz chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Stoker blocks the body kick.
Stoker is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Stoker checks the leg kick nicely there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Stoker misses with a wild body shot.
Stoker avoids the head kick by Kurtz.
Stoker throws a leg kick but Kurtz checks it.
Kurtz throws a big counter combination but Stoker scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Stoker throws a head kick that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz throws a wild body kick that Stoker sees coming a mile off.
Stoker misses with a shot to the body
and Kurtz counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Kurtz throws the kick towards the body but Stoker avoids it.
Stoker plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Stoker looks for the body kick but Kurtz saw that one coming.
Kurtz appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Kurtz throws a lazy right hand but Stoker sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Stoker has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kurtz finds it's way round the side to connect with Stoker's head.
Stoker throws a body punch but Kurtz moves out of range.
A slapping body kick lands there for Kurtz.
Stoker misses with an uppercut.
Kurtz lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Stoker throws a half hearted mid kick.
As Stoker tries to get set, Kurtz tries to push him back and clinch up but Stoker manages to avoid the attempt.
Stoker takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Kurtz swings away with a body shot that misses
and Stoker counters with a straight right hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Stoker misses with a low kick.
Stoker misses with a right hand
and Kurtz counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stoker thuds his shin into the meat of Kurtz's side.
A chopping leg kick lands by Stoker.
Kurtz smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Stoker tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kurtz was well out of range. Poor timing from Stoker.
Stoker misses with a kick to the body.
Stoker throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kurtz, right into the meat.

Kurtz looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Stoker!

Kurtz is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Stoker is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Stoker gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stoker trying to hold on to Kurtz's head to control him but Kurtz postures up.
Stoker is trying to stand up here but Kurtz is controlling him well.

Kurtz seems to be working for a kimura but Stoker defends the submission attempt.

Kurtz is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Stoker is looking to improve his position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.

Kurtz is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Stoker is refusing to be controlled, as Kurtz sits in half guard.
Kurtz stops Stoker from getting back to his feet.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Stoker thows a body kick. Kurtz tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Stoker pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Kurtz darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Walter Kurtz did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Stoker misses with a low kick.
Stoker throws a solid leg kick but Kurtz takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Stoker.
Stoker throws a hook to the side of Kurtz's head but Kurtz sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kurtz throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Stoker throws a low kick, looking for Kurtz's leg but Kurtz calmly moves out of range.
Stoker has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kurtz.

Kurtz closes the distance and clinches.
Stoker takes a shot to the head.
Kurtz tries to throw a body punch but Stoker avoids it by throwing Kurtz back against the cage.
Kurtz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Stoker pushes Kurtz back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stoker tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Stoker swings wildly with an uppercut but Kurtz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kurtz lands a body shot.
A body shot lands from Kurtz.
Kurtz throws a head punch that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stoker stops a takedown attempt from Kurtz.
Nice body punch from Kurtz - that landed with a thud.

Kurtz's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Stoker takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Kurtz throws a leg kick which misses Stoker's front leg but catches the back leg as Stoker tries to avoid it.
Stoker tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Stoker slips under a jab from Kurtz.
Kurtz slips under a jab.
Kurtz is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Stoker takes one to the chin there.
Kurtz on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kurtz scoring well with a low kick there.
Stoker fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kurtz manages to avoid it.
Kurtz bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Stoker misses the shot to the body.
Kurtz closes this distance looking for a takedown but Stoker circles away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
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!
Stoker tries to work over Kurtz's front leg with a kick but Kurtz checks it.
Stoker's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Kurtz looks to score with a jab to the body but Stoker is just out of range.
Kurtz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Stoker was well out of range. Poor timing from Kurtz.
Stoker chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Stoker is looking to land body kicks.
Kurtz was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Stoker lands with a straight right. Kurtz didn't see that one coming.
Kurtz misses the shot to the body.
Stoker connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Kurtz thuds a left hand into Stoker's body.
Kurtz just misses with a punch to the body.
Stoker blocks the body kick.
Kurtz darts in looking for a takedown but Stoker gets double underhooks and turns Kurtz into the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Walter Kurtz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Stoker takes a swing at Kurtz's ribcage but misses.
Stoker looks to score with a jab to the body but Kurtz is just out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz is looking to clinch but Stoker is avoiding it.
Kurtz misses with an attempted mid kick.
Kurtz takes a jab right on the kisser.
Kurtz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Stoker checks the leg kick nicely there.
Kurtz throws a right hand that misses
and Stoker counters with a nice body shot.
Stoker lands with a right hand.
Stoker throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Stoker throws a lazy uppercut

and Kurtz counters with a single leg into guard. Stoker didn't expect that.

Stoker manages to escape and get back to his feet.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Stoker chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A clash of legs there as Kurtz blocks the low kick.
Stoker shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Kurtz appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Kurtz takes a swing at Stoker's ribcage but misses.
Stoker doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stoker closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
A decent looking cross lands there for Stoker.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kurtz. Stoker does a little dance to reset his feet.
A nice side step and Stoker releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Kurtz punishes Stoker's body with a nice straight punch.
Stoker fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Kurtz is out of range.

Kurtz drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Stoker pulls Kurtz in to control the position.
Kurtz wants to pass the guard but Stoker is keeping the position.
Walter Kurtz overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Kurtz trying to control but Stoker is working from the bottom.
Stoker is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
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 Walter Kurtz will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Stoker misses with a leg kick.
Stoker blocks a jab.
Kurtz misses with an uppercut.
Stoker looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Stoker avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Some bone on bone action there as Kurtz checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Kurtz misses with a lunging right hand
and Stoker counters with a body kick that stops Kurtz in his tracks momentarily.
Stoker throws a body punch but Kurtz moves out of range.

Kurtz moves into the clinch successfully.
Stoker has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Stoker blocks a body shot from Kurtz.
Stoker tries to work over Kurtz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Stoker is trying to break the clinch but Kurtz has him pressed against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz tries to work over Stoker's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Stoker working aggressively here.
Kurtz tries to throw a body punch but Stoker avoids it by throwing Kurtz back against the cage.
Kurtz lands with a left to the head.
Stoker is trying to break the clinch but Kurtz is controlling him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stoker has a couple of punches blocked by Kurtz.

Stoker breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Stoker ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Kurtz walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Stoker throws an overhand right that lands on Kurtz's shoulder, as Kurtz tries to avoid the shot.
Kurtz thinks about countering with a body kick.
Stoker throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kurtz tried to counter with a leg kick but Stoker avoided it.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Kurtz crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Stoker - the referee stops the clock and Kurtz gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Stoker. Kurtz manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Stoker with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Kurtz scores with a body shot.
Kurtz fails in his attempt to clinch.
Kurtz lands a head shot.
Kurtz ducks under a wild hook from Stoker.
Stoker misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kurtz.
Kurtz misses with a leg kick.
Kurtz lands with a hook. Stoker tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Edward Stoker has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stoker blocks a jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Kurtz wants to slow Stoker down by chopping away at his legs.
Stoker takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Kurtz misses with a body shot.
Stoker avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Stoker checks the leg kick nicely there.
Stoker moves forwards but Kurtz connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Kurtz keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Stoker tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Stoker looks for the body kick but Kurtz saw that one coming.
Kurtz attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.

Kurtz darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz swings wildly with an uppercut but Stoker uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kurtz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kurtz throws a punch but it's blocked by Stoker.
Kurtz lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Stoker backwards.

Stoker breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Stoker jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Kurtz with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Stoker lands a nice shot to the body.
Stoker lands a nice looking kick to the body. Kurtz takes a step back to recover.
Stoker throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Stoker lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Stoker tries to score with a low kick but Kurtz moves his leg out of the way.
Kurtz blocks a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Stoker throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kurtz changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Stoker tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kurtz was well out of range. Poor timing from Stoker.
Kurtz will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Kurtz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kurtz cracks Stoker with a right hand to the side of the head.
Stoker has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kurtz.
A big right from Stoker misses.
Kurtz changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Kurtz goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Stoker tries to work over Kurtz's front leg with a kick but Kurtz checks it.
Stoker lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Kurtz shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Stoker pinned against the cage. Stoker gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Stoker throws a lazy uppercut
and Kurtz cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kurtz cracks the inside of Stoker's front leg.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Edward Stoker.
I think Kurtz 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 Chris Edwards scores the fight 48:47
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 48:47
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Walter Kurtz!

During a confident post fight interview, Walter Kurtz thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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FIGHT
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Event: EVO 306:Bashoro vs Obliteratii     
Date:   Mar 29, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Walter Kurtz and Neal Bob. Kurtz comes to the cage accompanied by Adagio For Strings. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

190 cm
26
186 lbs
13 - 2 - 0
183 cm
27
199 lbs
17 - 9 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Hellbent
KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250

King of Clothes



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, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Neal Bob!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kurtz misses with a wild combination.
Kurtz has been working on his boxing with his coaches at GWad's Playpen in the buildup to the fight.

Bob tries to keep at a distance but Kurtz has taken the fight into the clinch.
Bob blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Bob tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Bob tries to break the clinch but Kurtz is controlling the position.
Bob tries to throw a body punch but Kurtz avoids it by throwing Bob back against the cage.
Kurtz lands a body punch.
Bob throws a punch but it's blocked by Kurtz.
Bob looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Bob breaks from the clinch.
Kurtz takes one on the button.
Bob walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Kurtz throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.

Kurtz closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Bob's guard.

Bob is edging up against the cage. He's using the cage to get back to his feet. Nice work there - the fighters are clinched.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bob wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Bob working hard to break the clinch.
Kurtz keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Bob's efforts to push away.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Bob.
Bob tries to circle away but Kurtz has him pinned against the cage.
Bob blocking some punches.
Kurtz lands a shoulder strike.
Kurtz lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Bob can't break the clinch.

Bob breaks from the clinch.
Neal Bob is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Bob just misses with a punch to the body.
Kurtz looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Kurtz throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Bob sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A slow jab from Bob misses its intended target.
It appears Kurtz was looking to counter with a kick there.
Kurtz moves away from the strike by Bob.
Kurtz was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz defending well as Bob loads up on a big left hand.
Kurtz thinks about countering with a body kick.
No joy there for Bob, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Kurtz cracks Bob with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Kurtz uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bob.
Kurtz jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Bob 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.
Bob misses with a series of wild punches.
Kurtz throws a right hand that Bob ducks under and follows up with a left that Bob also avoids with ease.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bob throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kurtz blocks a head kick by Bob.
Kurtz is looking to counter the offense by Bob and move into the clinch.
Kurtz scores with a head kick.
Kurtz shoots in and drives through. Bob sprawls well.
Bob moves out of range as Kurtz throws a body kick.
Kurtz takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Nice body punch from Kurtz.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz lands with a right hand.
Kurtz with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
A decent looking cross lands there for Bob.
Kurtz takes a head kick and shrugs it off.

It looks like Walter Kurtz has been cut.
Bob takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Kurtz looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Jab by Kurtz.

Kurtz moves into range and clinches up with Bob.
Bob blocking some punches.
Kurtz tries a body shot but Bob blocks it.
Bob tries to break the clinch but Kurtz is controlling the position.
A nice left hand lands by Kurtz.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bob's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Bob lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Kurtz backwards.
Kurtz lands with a light punch inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bob wants to break the clinch but can't.
Kurtz throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Bobs head.
Kurtz swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Bob is trying to break the clinch but Kurtz is controlling him.
Kurtz struggles to land a body shot inside as Bob controls his hands.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kurtz.
Bob takes a shot to the head.
Kurtz lands a nice uppercut.
Bob is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Bob working hard to break the clinch.
Kurtz blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kurtz scores with a shoulder strike.
A right hook to the body lands for Kurtz.
Bob misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Kurtz fails to land.
Kurtz drops down looking for an ankle pick but Bob pulls his leg out and moves away.
Kurtz throws out a powerful jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Walter Kurtz dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Walter Kurtz's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Kurtz bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Kurtz lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kurtz clobbers Bob with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Kurtz throws out a powerful jab.
A head kick misses from Kurtz.
A jab from Kurtz misses.
Kurtz tries to close the distance and clinch up but Bob swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Bob plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Bob 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.
Bob cracks Kurtz with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Kurtz scores with a nice body kick.
Bob moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Neal Bob is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Bob swings for the body but Kurtz moves out of range.
Kurtz drops down looking for a counter takedown but Bob sprawls and moves away.
Neal Bob seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A slow jab from Bob misses its intended target.
It appears Kurtz was looking to counter with a kick there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Kurtz pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Bob - that will leave a mark!
Kurtz avoids the body shot from Bob.
Kurtz throws a looping overhand right but Bob ducks down to avoid it.
Both fighters circling a little - Kurtz finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Bob takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Bob throws a head kick that misses.
Kurtz connects with a good right hand that stumbles Bob. Bob circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Kurtz ducks under a wild hook from Bob.
Kurtz tries for a takedown but Bob sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Kurtz lands a glancing blow to the side of Bob's head.
Bob throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Kurtz feinted with a counter takedown.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz fails to land the takedown.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kurtz lands a jab to the head.
Bob swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kurtz has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Bob finds it's way round the side to connect with Kurtz's head.
Bob throws a leg kick but Kurtz sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Bob throws a head kick that misses.
Kurtz feinted with a counter takedown.
Bob throws a half hearted mid kick.
Bob ducks under a wild hook from Kurtz.
Kurtz misses with a leg kick.
Kurtz punishes Bob's body with a nice straight punch.
Bob throws a big shot that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz checks a low kick from Bob.
A slapping body kick lands there for Kurtz.
Kurtz is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Bob can do to turn this around?
Kurtz misses with a hook. Bob ducked under it nicely.
Kurtz lands with a good body shot.
A punch combination from Bob misses.
Bob takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Bob pulls out of a head kick attempt.

Kurtz has closed the distance and engaged Bob in a clinch.
Bob misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kurtz misses with a hook from the clinch.
Kurtz working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Bob is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Bob misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Bob pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bob walks forward, straight into a front kick from Kurtz.
Kurtz avoids the head kick by Bob.
A left and a right from Kurtz both land. Nice combination.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bob stuffs the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Walter Kurtz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Kurtz avoids the head kick by Bob.
Kurtz tries to close the distance and clinch up but Bob swats him away and circles back towards the center.

Bob tries to sprawl but Kurtz drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Kurtz trying to control from half guard but Bob is working away.
Kurtz works his foot free and advances to mount.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Walter Kurtz dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Walter Kurtz'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. This is the final round!


Kurtz moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.

It looks like Neal Bob has been cut.
Walter Kurtz is winning the standup battle so far.
Bob staying out of range there.
Bob blocks a jab.
A lazy body kick from Bob
enabling Kurtz to counter with a crisp jab.
Kurtz is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Bob connects with a body shot that sends Kurtz's belly button to the back.
Bob throws a nice looking combination but Kurtz bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Kurtz changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Kurtz looks for a takedown but Bob sprawls well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz moves away from the strike by Bob.
Kurtz throws a big counter combination but Bob scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Bob throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Bob throws a head kick that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Bob manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Kurtz takes one to the side of the head.
Bob throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Bob throws a sloppy head kick and Kurtz moves out of range easily.
It looked like Kurtz wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Kurtz lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Kurtz lands a right hook to the body.
Nice defenses there by Kurtz.
Bob has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Kurtz.
Kurtz lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kurtz tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Bob defends well and Kurtz ends up having to push Bob into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Bob misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kurtz.
Bob misses with a double jab.
Kurtz takes one on the button.
Neal Bob has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice cross by Kurtz.
Bob looks to land a right hand but Kurtz moved out of range.
Kurtz throws out a loose jab but Bob uses good head movement to avoid it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kurtz fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Bob looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Kurtz delivers a nice body kick.
Bob misses with the combination.
Bob takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Bob takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Kurtz.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Walter Kurtz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Bob swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Kurtz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Bob avoids a kick to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bob throws a front kick aimed at Kurtz's knee but Kurtz avoids it well.
Bob throws a leg kick that is checked
and Kurtz counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Bob misses with an uppercut
and Kurtz counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
A good leg kick by Kurtz.
Kurtz fakes the leg kick and cracks Bob in the body.
Good standup being displayed there by Kurtz as he connects with a hook.
Kurtz fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
A shot to the liver by Bob. Beautiful body shot.
Bob throws a sloppy head kick and Kurtz moves out of range easily.
It looked like Kurtz wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Bob pivots, looking for a leg kick but Kurtz is out of range and Bob settles back down.
Bob tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kurtz was well out of range. Poor timing from Bob.
Kurtz scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
A jab from Bob misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bob throws a head kick that misses
and Kurtz counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Bob walks forward, straight into a front kick from Kurtz.
Kurtz tries to clinch but Bob moves out of range.
Good work by Kurtz as he checks the leg kick.
Kurtz cracks Bob with an open hand slap.
Kurtz lands a nice shot that snaps Bob's head back.
Bob gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Kurtz dips to his left and cracks Bob with an uppercut!
Bob misses with a leg kick
and Kurtz counters with a good low kick that Bob was not able to check.

And that's the end of the fight!
Walter Kurtz showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Kurtz 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 Jack Bonds scores the fight 30:27
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 30:27
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Walter Kurtz!

After winning the bout, Walter Kurtz 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
RATING
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Event: EVO 298:     
Date:   Feb 15, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Adrian Shota and Walter Kurtz. Shota's entrance music is Black Panther Theme by Stephen James Taylor . A fine choice. Kurtz has chosen Adagio For Strings as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

185 cm
36
202 lbs
27 - 10 - 1
190 cm
26
186 lbs
13 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

MayheM sportswear
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)

Hellbent
KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Adrian Shota!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Andrew Berry and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kurtz throws a head kick but Shota moves out of range.

Shota moves into the clinch successfully.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Kurtz creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Shota tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kurtz's elbow.
A shot in the inside from Kurtz.
Kurtz fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Shota misses with a punch to the body.
Shota lands a hook that snaps the head of Kurtz backwards.

It looks like Walter Kurtz has been cut.
Shota doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kurtz working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Kurtz managing to block the knees to the body from Shota.
Shota trying to land knees to the body.
Shota makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Shota looking to throw knees to the head but Kurtz is blocking nicely.
Kurtz blocks a body shot from Shota.
Kurtz fails to pull guard.
Shota is leaning against Kurtz and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Shota landing some nice looking knees to the body.
I was talking to Shota's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Shota misses with a body punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz tries a body shot but Shota blocks it.
Shota scores with a shoulder strike.
Kurtz takes a shot to the head.
A shot in the inside from Shota.
Shota blocking some punches.
A right handed body shot lands from Kurtz.
Shota tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Kurtz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Kurtz manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Shota has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Kurtz is proving hard to escape from.

Shota stands up from guard. Let's bang!
Kurtz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Shota moves away.
Kurtz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kurtz connects with a looping right hand.
Shota needs to keep his hands up - Kurtz had a free shot at his head there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Shota jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Shota throws a low kick but Kurtz moves out of range easily.
Kurtz lands with a nice body kick.
Shota throws a predictable looking body shot
and Kurtz counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Shota throws a body punch but Kurtz moves out of range.
Kurtz ducks under a wild hook from Shota.
Shota throws a chopping leg kick but Kurtz manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Shota scores with a jab.
Shota connects with a right hand. Kurtz shakes it off.
Kurtz misses with a wild body shot.
Shota throws an overhand right that lands on Kurtz's shoulder, as Kurtz tries to avoid the shot.
Shota misses with a wild body shot.
Kurtz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Shota moves away.
Adrian Shota is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A slapping leg kick lands for Kurtz.
Kurtz avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shota walks into a stiff left hand from Kurtz.
Shota moves out of range of the body kick.
Shota is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Kurtz takes one to the chin there.
Shota misses with a jab to the body
and Shota takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Nice cross by Kurtz.
Shota swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Shota tries to clinch up.
The fight stays on the outside here - Shota looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Shota doesn't manage to clinch there - Kurtz circles away.
It seemed like Kurtz was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Shota lands with a right hand.
Shota tries to clinch but Kurtz is having none of it.
Shota lands a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Shota stuns Kurtz with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kurtz throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Shota counters with a nice uppercut.
Shota tries to clinch up but Kurtz circles away and keeps his distance.
Shota's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kurtz connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Shota scrambles back to his feet.

Shota clinches up with Kurtz and pushes him back against the cage.
Shota misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Shota tries a body shot but Kurtz blocks it.
Kurtz swings wildly with an uppercut but Shota uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kurtz tries a body shot but Shota blocks it.
Shota misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Kurtz.
Kurtz lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kurtz tries a body shot but Shota blocks it.
Shota lands a nice shot to the body.
Shota landing knees to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Adrian Shota will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Walter Kurtz'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.


Kurtz takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Kurtz cracks Shota with a right hand to the side of the head.
Kurtz takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Shota fails with an attempt to clinch.
Kurtz checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Kurtz uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Shota.
Shota scores with a crisp jab that stopped Kurtz in his tracks.
Kurtz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Shota.
Kurtz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A telegraphed right hand from Kurtz misses the target.
Kurtz misses with a kick to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz throws a leg kick but Shota moved away.
Kurtz defending well as Shota loads up on a big left hand.
A jab from Shota misses.
Shota sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Shota swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from Kurtz.
Shota lands with a shot to the body.
Shota moves out of range of the body kick.
Kurtz needs to keep his hands up - Shota had a free shot at his head there.
Crunch! Kurtz slams his shin into Shota's torso.
Shota slips under a jab from Kurtz.
Shota defending well as Kurtz loads up on a big left hand.
Shota ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Kurtz looks to throw a body kick
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
and Shota counters with a right hand to the body.
Kurtz throws out a leg kick but Shota moves out of range and Kurtz only half commits.
Kurtz misses with an attempted mid kick.
Kurtz shoots in looking for a takedown but Shota manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Kurtz's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Kurtz looks to land a body kick but Shota moved away.
Kurtz thows a left - swing and a miss!
Walter Kurtz seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Shota walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kurtz checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Kurtz explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Shota blocks a jab.
Shota throws a lazy right hand but Kurtz sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Shota jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Shota misses with a looping left.
Shota wants to clinch up but Kurtz keeps it at a distance.
Kurtz throws a lazy uppercut

and Shota moves into the clinch.
Kurtz misses with the head strike.

Kurtz manages to break the clinch.
Shota is looking to clinch.
Kurtz throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Shota takes a swing at Kurtz's ribcage but misses.
The fighters circling - Kurtz throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Adrian Shota seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kurtz uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Shota.
Shota dodges the punch combination from Kurtz.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Shotas jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Kurtz connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Shota lands a jab.
Shota tries to close the distance and clinch up but Kurtz swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Shota scores with a crisp jab that stopped Kurtz in his tracks.
Kurtz fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Shota looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Shota ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kurtz moves away.
Shota misses with a leg kick.
Shota ducks right into an uppercut from Kurtz.
Kurtz sizes up Shota with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Shota throws a body shot but no joy.
Nice jab there from Kurtz.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Shota has closed the distance and engaged Kurtz in a clinch.

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

Shota darts in and clinches Kurtz up against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Shota.
A head punch on the inside from Kurtz fails to land.

Kurtz breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A decent looking cross lands there for Kurtz.
Kurtz walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Shota checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Shota cracks Kurtz with an open hand slap.
Kurtz takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Shota fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Kurtz looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Kurtz throws the kick towards the body but Shota avoids it.
That kick from Kurtz tenderised Shota's leg. Shota is trying to keep his angry face on.
Good exchange - Kurtz coming out on top.
Kurtz throws a right and a left that Shota avoids nicely.
Shota connects with a body shot.
Shota throws a body punch but Kurtz moves out of range.
Shota takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Walter Kurtz will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Walter Kurtz's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Shota swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Shota lands with a thumping leg kick.
Shota buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Shota checks the leg kick nicely there.
A solid leg kick lands there for Shota.
Shota gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Kurtz delivers a nice body kick.
Kurtz lunges at Shota with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Shota's hand.
Shota slips a straight right by Kurtz.

Shota forces Kurtz back against the cage and clinches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A body shot lands from Kurtz.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Shota.
A short right from Kurtz on the inside.
Shota tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kurtz prevents a body shot from Shota.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Kurtz escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Kurtz fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Shota keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kurtz.
Shota scores with a hook.
Shota walks into a left hand.
Shota jabs at Kurtz's body.
Kurtz shoots in looking for a takedown but Shota manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Kurtz's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Shota tries to clinch but Kurtz moves out of range.
Shota is looking to clinch but Kurtz is avoiding it.
Kurtz throws the left hand but Shota avoids the punch easily.
Kurtz fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Shota manages to avoid it.
Kurtz uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Shota.
Shota throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kurtz! But no joy.
A telegraphed right hand from Kurtz misses the target.
Shota tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kurtz was well out of range. Poor timing from Shota.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Kurtz tries to keep at a distance but Shota has taken the fight into the clinch.
Kurtz softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Shota misses with some punches.
Kurtz throws a head punch that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Shota fails to land.
Shota blocking some punches.
Shota prevents a body shot from Kurtz.
A head punch on the inside from Kurtz fails to land.
Kurtz working aggressively here.
Kurtz blocks a body shot from Shota.
Shota scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Shota tries a body shot but Kurtz blocks it.
Shota scores with a shoulder strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Shota.
Kurtz struggles to land a body shot inside as Shota controls his hands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shota blocks a body shot from Kurtz.
Kurtz lands with a light punch inside.
Kurtz managing to block the knees to the body from Shota.
Shota tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A shot in the inside from Shota.
Kurtz tries to pull guard but Shota forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Shota lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Kurtz fails to land.
Shota misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kurtz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kurtz pushes Shota back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.

Kurtz pulls Shota into guard.
Shota wants to get up but he can't break Kurtz's closed guard. He needs to be careful trying to break the legs open, as he's open to submissions here.
Shota won't allow Kurtz to sweep him here.
Kurtz is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.


That's four minutes gone in the round.
Shota looks like he's trying to stand up.
Shota trying desperately to get back to his feet here but he's not having any joy at all. He's going to tire himself out if he's not careful.
Shota is staying active underneath Kurtz, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Kurtz prevents Shota from standing back up.
Kurtz wants to lay and pray for a moment but Shota keeps working.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Walter Kurtz just about did enough to take it.
The cut man is working on Walter Kurtz's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Kurtz scores with a decent looking hook.
Shota looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Kurtz circles away from the clinch attempt.
Kurtz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Shota.
Shota throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kurtz counters with a body kick.
Kurtz misses with a body kick.
Kurtz misses with a head kick.
Shota throws out a loose jab but Kurtz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Shota misses with an uppercut. Kurtz saw that one coming.
Shota throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Shota changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Shota will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.

Shota closes the distance and clinches.
Kurtz jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Shota walks away with a smile on his face. Kurtz gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
A swing and a miss from Kurtz.
Kurtz with a nice cross.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kurtz.
Shota slips a jab from Kurtz.
Kurtz throws a hook but Shota avoids it easily.
Shota uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kurtz.
Shota stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Kurtz lands with a kick to the ribs.
Shota fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Shota checks the leg kick.
Shota throws a chopping leg kick but Kurtz manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Shota lands a nice shot that snaps Kurtz's head back.
Shota throws a body punch but Kurtz moves out of range.
Kurtz drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Shota defends it well.
A decent looking cross lands there for Kurtz.
Kurtz connects with a looping right hand.
Kurtz looks to throw the jab but Shota is out of range.
Shota sizes up Kurtz with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kurtz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kurtz works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Kurtz misses with a looping right.
Shota lands a right hook to the body.
Shota throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Shota scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kurtz doesn't seem bothered though.
Kurtz slips a jab from Shota.
Kurtz misses with a hook.
Shota is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Kurtz takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Kurtz throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Shota cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kurtz throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Shota.
Kurtz swats away the attempt to clinch by Shota.
Shota with a body punch. A glancing blow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz ducks under a wild hook from Shota.
Shota bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Kurtz's head backwards.
Kurtz is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Shota scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kurtz doesn't seem bothered though.
Kurtz moves out of range of the strikes.
Shota checks the leg kick nicely there.
Kurtz cracks Shota with a right hand to the side of the head.
A head kick from Kurtz lands but Shota takes it in his stride.
Shota slips a jab and a cross from Kurtz.
Shota shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Shota fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Kurtz.
Shota throws the left hand but Kurtz avoids the punch easily.
Kurtz steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Shota lands with an uppercut that bounces Kurtz off the cage and back into range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Shota.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kurtz throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Kurtz on the wrong end of a nice hook.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Shota checks a leg kick.
Kurtz on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Shota wants to land a leg kick but Kurtz is out of range.
Shota tries to land a leg kick but Kurtz saw it coming and moves away.
Kurtz looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Shota cracks Kurtz with a good jab.
Shota moves in looking to clinch but Kurtz pushes him off.
Kurtz tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Kurtz lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Kurtz works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
A swing and a miss from Shota.

Shota rushes Kurtz and presses him up against the cage.
A short right from Kurtz.
Kurtz blocks an elbow strike.
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 Adrian Shota will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Walter Kurtz'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. This is the final round!


Kurtz takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Shota dips to his left and cracks Kurtz with an uppercut!
Kurtz punishes Shota's body with a nice straight punch.
Nice shot by Kurtz.
Kurtz moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Kurtz looks to land a right hand but Shota moved out of range.
Kurtz throws a leg kick
and Shota counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Shota defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Kurtz.
Shota looks to score with a jab to the body but Kurtz is just out of range.

Shota moves into the clinch.
Kurtz blocking some punches.
Shota tries to throw a body punch but Kurtz avoids it by throwing Shota back against the cage.
Kurtz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Still in the clinch, Kurtz scores with a nice short uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A battle for position here, against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shota lands a hook that snaps the head of Kurtz backwards.
Kurtz tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Shota misses with a punch to the body.
A nice right hand lands inside from Shota.
Shota tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kurtz's elbow.
Shota is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Kurtz is defending well for now.
Shota tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Shota tries to land knees in the clinch but Kurtz avoids the damage to the body.

Kurtz breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Shota turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kurtz lunges at Shota with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Shota's hand.
Shota throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Shota misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kurtz.
Kurtz throws the kick towards the body but Shota avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A leg kick checked by Kurtz.
Kurtz scores with a sloppy right hand. Shota should have avoided that one.
Kurtz misses with a left hand

and Shota moves into the clinch.

Kurtz escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Shota misses with a straight right.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kurtz thuds his shin into the meat of Shota's side.
A bone on bone clash there as Kurtz blocks the leg kick.
And Kurtz tries to counter it with a takedown but Shota pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Shota lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Shota takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Shota takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Shota attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Kurtz fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Shota looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Kurtz throws out a powerful jab.
Shota throws a nice outside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shota throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kurtz is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Shota tries to clinch up.
Kurtz smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Shota scores with a jab to the body.
Shota throws out a loose jab but Kurtz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Shota throws the left hand but Kurtz avoids the punch easily.
Shota throws a lazy uppercut
and Kurtz counters with a low kick, right behind Shota 's knee.
Shota closes the distance but Kurtz moves to the side
and Kurtz counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Kurtz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

Kurtz scores with a takedown into Shota's guard.
Kurtz wants to control from the top but Shota keeps moving.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Shota keeping full guard, as Kurtz tries to pass.
Shota keeping moving, preventing Kurtz from controlling successfully.
Shota keeping full guard, as Kurtz tries to pass.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Shota wants to stand up but Kurtz is controlling him.
Kurtz wants to pass the guard but Shota is keeping the position.

Shota manages to wriggle out and sneak his way back up to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched up against the cage.
Shota lands with a right to the head.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Adrian Shota.
I think Shota 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 James Ackerman scores the fight 49:47
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 48:47
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 50:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Adrian Shota!

Adrian Shota very nearly forgot to thank King of Fists amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.
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Event: EVO 294     
Date:   Jan 28, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Walter Kurtz and Sinbad Baba. Kurtz comes to the cage accompanied by Adagio For Strings. Baba is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: King of Seven Seas. 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.

190 cm
25
186 lbs
12 - 1 - 0
183 cm
32
185 lbs
32 - 19 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic 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, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 19 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sinbad Baba!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Daniel Bishop and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kurtz defending well as Baba loads up on a big left hand.
Baba throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kurtz cracks Baba with an open hand slap.
Kurtz looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Baba misses with a hook
and Kurtz counters with a nice low kick that buckles Baba's knee momentarily.
Baba throws a nice inside leg kick.
Kurtz tries to land a leg kick but Baba saw it coming and moves away.
Baba lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Kurtz throws a body punch but Baba moves out of range.
Baba smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

It looks like Walter Kurtz has been cut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz lands with a nice body punch.
Baba moves out of range as Kurtz throws a body kick.
Kurtz avoids a punch combination nicely.
Kurtz misses with a body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Baba throws a right and a left that both miss.
Nice shot by Kurtz.

Baba gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Kurtz tries to throw a body punch but Baba avoids it by throwing Kurtz back against the cage.
Kurtz swings wildly with an uppercut but Baba uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kurtz tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kurtz is working Baba over against the cage.
Baba lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Kurtz doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Baba fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Baba's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Baba is looking to slow Kurtz down with leg kicks.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Baba 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.
Baba moves out of range of the body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Some bone on bone action there as Baba checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Baba throws an overhand right that lands on Kurtz's shoulder, as Kurtz tries to avoid the shot.
Kurtz's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Baba connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Kurtz scrambles back to his feet.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Kurtz lands a front kick.
Kurtz scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Baba takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Kurtz lands with a nice body punch.
Baba tries a low kick but Kurtz avoids it.
The fighters circling - Baba throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kurtz displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Baba throws out the jab.
Kurtz throwing a counter right hand but Baba manages to avoid it.
Sinbad Baba seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Baba fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Kurtz looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Baba tries to clinch but Kurtz is having none of it.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kurtz.
Kurtz is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz scoring well with a low kick there.
Kurtz misses with a wild body shot.
Baba feints a counter leg kick.
Baba chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Baba chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kurtz can pounce on him.
Baba throws a shot to the body.
Kurtz slips under a jab.
A little feinted left hand from Kurtz on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Kurtz checks a low kick from Baba.
Baba throws a hook to the side of Kurtz's head but Kurtz sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kurtz drops his hands momentarily and Baba takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Baba fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Kurtz misses with a body shot.
Baba is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Baba throws a body punch but Kurtz moves out of range.
It appears Kurtz was looking to counter with a kick there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Kurtz connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Baba moves out of range of the strikes.
Baba throws a nice looking combination but Kurtz bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Baba with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Baba throws out a powerful jab.
Kurtz scores with a jab. Baba acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
A swing and a miss from Kurtz.
Baba takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Baba works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Kurtz throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Baba scores with the left hand. Kurtz knows he should have avoided that one.
Good work by Kurtz as he checks the leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Walter Kurtz will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Walter Kurtz's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Baba throws the left hand but Kurtz avoids the punch easily.
Baba throws the left hand but Kurtz avoids the punch easily.
Kurtz tries to land a body kick
and Baba cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kurtz throws a leg kick that is checked
and Baba counters with a straight right hand.
Kurtz fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Baba throws a shot from downtown. Kurtz moves away and avoids it.
Baba swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Baba slips under a jab from Kurtz.
Kurtz throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice uppercut there from Kurtz.
Kurtz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kurtz is looking to chop away at Baba's legs.
Kurtz moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz lands with a right hand.

Baba is rocked!
Kurtz fakes the body blow, causing Baba to drop his hands! Left hook to the temple! Baba goes stiff, and falls face first into the mat. Goodnight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:13 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Walter Kurtz!
Walter Kurtz seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: EVO 185 Olympics Semi Finals     
Date:   Dec 16, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Walter Kurtz and Roderick Solo. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

190 cm
25
186 lbs
11 - 1 - 0
185 cm
21
202 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
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 11 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Roderick Solo!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Donald Grub and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Solo throws a leg kick
and Solo takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kurtz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Solo.
Solo on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.

Kurtz throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Solo tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Kurtz is in Solo's guard.
Solo bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Kurtz's guard.

Solo pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Kurtz is keeping the position for now.
Kurtz wants to sweep but no luck.
Kurtz is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Solo postures up and lands a big shot to Kurtz's brow.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Kurtz had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Solo defends it easily.

Solo has a momentary lapse of concentration, allowing Kurtz to throw up a leg and lock on what appears to be a pretty tight triangle! Solo is fighting it off but it's all too little too late - Kurtz pulls down on the head and he's put Solo to sleep! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:29 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Walter Kurtz!
Walter Kurtz decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: G 46: TBD     
Date:   Nov 05, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Aedan Declan and Walter Kurtz. 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
22
190 lbs
10 - 3 - 0
190 cm
24
186 lbs
10 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Aedan Declan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, James Atkins and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Declan lands a body shot.
Declan looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kurtz throws a quick inside leg kick.
Kurtz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Declan.
Declan fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kurtz manages to avoid it.
Kurtz scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Walter Kurtz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Declan throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kurtz connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kurtz misses with a hook.
Kurtz slips under a jab from Declan.
Kurtz swings and misses with a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Declan misses with an uppercut.
Declan misses with an attempted mid kick.
A jab from Declan misses.
Kurtz lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Kurtz misses with an attempted mid kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Declan counters with a nice uppercut.
Kurtz looks to land a right hand but Declan moved out of range.
Kurtz tries a head kick but it misses.
Kurtz scores with a sloppy right hand. Declan should have avoided that one.
Kurtz throws a nice inside leg kick.
Declan moves out of range of the strikes.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kurtz.
Declan doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kurtz.
Kurtz doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Declan misses with a body punch.
Declan doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kurtz.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Kurtz scores with a nice hook to the head.
Kurtz makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Declan throws a punch but it's blocked by Kurtz.
Kurtz's coach down at GWad's Playpen was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Kurtz's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Kurtz prevents a body shot from Declan.
Declan blocks a body shot from Kurtz.
Kurtz misses with a body punch.
Kurtz throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Declan misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Declan stalling.
Kurtz misses with a body punch.
Kurtz misses with some punches.
Declan stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.

Declan breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Declan moves out of range of the leg kick from Kurtz.
Declan defending well as Kurtz loads up on a big left hand.
Kurtz on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz moves into range and connects with a jab.
Declan ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kurtz moves away.
Declan connects with a leg kick. Kurtz looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kurtz throws a leg kick
and Declan counters with a low kick, right behind Kurtz 's knee.
Kurtz swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Kurtz bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Declan's head backwards.
Declan misses with a body shot.
Kurtz tries to clinch up.
Kurtz steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Declan.
Kurtz throws a jab when Declan was well out of range.
Declan tries a head kick but it misses.

Kurtz dives in and scores a takedown into Declan's guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kurtz won't allow Declan to sweep him here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Kurtz is holding a leg here, probably looking for an ankle lock - he drops back and goes for it! Declan is in trouble! Is it all over??? No! Declan has escaped and now he's on top!

Kurtz bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Declan's guard.

Kurtz pushes down on Declan's leg and manages to get into half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Kurtz trying to mount his opponent but Declan defends it.

Kurtz is looking for a kimura here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Walter Kurtz 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.


Declan walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Declan misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Declan jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Declan looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Declan defending well as Kurtz loads up on a big left hand.
Declan moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Declan lands with a thumping leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Declan.
Walter Kurtz seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kurtz uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Declan has time to react.
Kurtz lands a nice looking body shot.
Declan throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Declan checks the leg kick.
Kurtz throws a head kick but Declan moves out of range.
Declan connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Kurtz swings away with a body shot that misses
and Declan counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Declan takes one to the chin there.
Declan uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kurtz.
Declan takes a jab right on the kisser.
Declan looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Kurtz changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Kurtz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A looping hook to the body misses from Declan. Kurtz does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kurtz feints a counter leg kick.
Kurtz lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Kurtz misses with a body punch
and Declan counters with a slapping leg kick.
Declan goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kurtz takes one to the side of the head.
Declan seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kurtz keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Declan.
Kurtz thuds a left hand into Declan's body.
Kurtz dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kurtz ducks under a wild hook from Declan.
Kurtz cracks Declan with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
A jab from Kurtz finds it's way through Declan's defenses.
Kurtz throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A slow jab from Kurtz misses its intended target.
Declan is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kurtz.
Kurtz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kurtz bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Declan's head.
Kurtz on the wrong end of a nice hook.
A swing and a miss from Declan.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Declan uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kurtz.
Kurtz looks to land a combination but Declan avoids it well.
Kurtz lands a glancing blow to the side of Declan's head.
Kurtz tries to score with a low kick but Declan moves his leg out of the way.
Kurtz thows a leg kick but Declan checks it
and Declan counters with a good, hard body kick but Kurtz shrugs it off.
Kurtz throws a hook to the side of Declan's head but Declan sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A looping hook to the body misses from Declan. Kurtz does a little dance to reset his feet.
Nice jab there from Declan.
Kurtz tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kurtz with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Kurtz has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Kurtz wants to slow Declan down by chopping away at his legs.
Declan looks to land a left hand but Kurtz moved out of range nicely.
Kurtz scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circle momentarily. Kurtz darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Kurtz throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Declan misses the jab.
A slow jab from Declan misses its intended target.
Kurtz looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

Kurtz feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.
Kurtz trying to control the position from guard on top but Declan is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Kurtz postures up.
Kurtz sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Declan's guard.
Declan is looking for a sweep. Kurtz is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Declan is trying to control but Kurtz manages to pass to mount!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Walter Kurtz showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Kurtz looks to land a body kick but Declan moved away.
Kurtz goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Declan misses with an attempted mid kick.
Declan avoids the body shot from Kurtz.
A little feinted left hand from Declan on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Kurtz motions for Declan to come forward. Kurtz throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kurtz throws out a loose jab but Declan uses good head movement to avoid it.
Declan tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
A swing and a miss from Declan.
A head kick misses from Declan.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Declan swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kurtz.
Kurtz lands a nice hook to Declan's body. Declan takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Kurtz throws out a loose jab but Declan uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kurtz throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Kurtz, as that shot connected.
Kurtz thuds his shin into the meat of Declan's side.
Declan fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Kurtz has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Kurtz jabs at Declan's body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kurtz.
Declan lands a head kick. Kurtz smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Kurtz scores with a jab to the body.
Kurtz throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kurtz throws a wild body kick that Declan sees coming a mile off.
Kurtz fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Declan manages to avoid it.
Declan swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Kurtz connects with a single shot there.
Kurtz scores with a jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kurtz finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz throws a looping overhand right but Declan ducks down to avoid it.
Declan scores with a jab to the body.
Kurtz steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Declan.
Declan thuds his right hand into Kurtz's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Declan misses with a body punch
and Kurtz counters with a thumping low kick.
Declan lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
A big right from Kurtz misses.
Declan feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Kurtz rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Declan moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Kurtz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Aedan Declan is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Declan connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Kurtz is looking to score with low kicks.
Declan lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Declan waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kurtz.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kurtz misses with a body kick.
Kurtz clobbers Declan with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Declan moves into range and connects with a jab.
Nice body punch from Kurtz.
Kurtz swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Declan misses with a jab, cross combination.
Kurtz thuds a left hand into Declan's body.
Declan throws a half hearted mid kick.
Kurtz unleashes a big counter combination but Declan bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Declan throws an overhand right that lands on Kurtz's shoulder, as Kurtz tries to avoid the shot.
Declan throws a sloppy head kick and Kurtz moves out of range easily.
Declan steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kurtz.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A clash of legs there as Kurtz blocks the low kick.
Kurtz feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Declans jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Kurtz is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Declan throws out a loose jab but Kurtz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kurtz buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kurtz changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Declan has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kurtz.
Kurtz takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Declan misses with an uppercut. Kurtz saw that one coming.
Kurtz jabs Declan to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kurtz motions for Declan to come forward. Kurtz throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Declan pivots, looking for a leg kick but Kurtz is out of range and Declan settles back down.
Aedan Declan has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A jab from Declan misses.

And that's the end of the fight!
Walter Kurtz comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Kurtz 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 Daniel Bishop scores the fight 27:30
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 27:30
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Walter Kurtz!

Walter Kurtz seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: GEN presents EPIC HYPE NIGHT!     
Date:   Sep 21, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Walter Kurtz and Gunji Koizumi. Walter Kurtz has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

190 cm
24
186 lbs
10 - 0 - 0
176 cm
30
193 lbs
10 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Good low kicks
Good gas tank

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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 10 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Gunji Koizumi!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Colin Fotheringham and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Koizumi closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Kurtz's guard.
Koizumi works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Koizumi works his way into full mount!
Koizumi trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Kurtz regains half guard.
Koizumi wants to control but Kurtz is keeping him busy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz wants to get back to full guard.
Koizumi seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Kurtz does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Koizumi is thwarting Kurtz's attempts to control the position.
Koizumi performing his best blanket impression for a moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz wants to improve his position but Koizumi is controlling well.
Koizumi controlling the action here.
Kurtz is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Koizumi throwing shots but Kurtz is blocking nicely.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Koizumi is trying to work for a kimura but Kurtz is defending well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Koizumi thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Koizumi tries to pass to full mount but Kurtz defends it.
Koizumi is controlling the pace.
Kurtz keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Kurtz is looking to improve his position.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Koizumi wants to take a breather but Kurtz is having none of it.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Koizumi looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Kurtz is fending him off so far but Koizumi persists. Nope, Kurtz circles away and we're back to standing.
Kurtz attempts a counter takedown but Koizumi avoids it well and moves away.
Koizumi takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Kurtz misses with a straight right.
Kurtz throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Koizumi misses with a low kick.
It looked like Kurtz was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Koizumi.
Walter Kurtz is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Donk. Kurtz catches Koizumi right on the button with a cross.
Kurtz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Koizumi misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.

Koizumi feints and as Kurtz raises his hands in defense, Koizumi changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Kurtz pulls Koizumi in to control the position.
Koizumi looking to pass the guard.
Kurtz working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Koizumi.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Koizumi throws a big right hand that misses.
Kurtz can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Koizumi controls the pace.
Kurtz looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Koizumi passes Kurtz's left leg - he's now in half guard.

Koizumi looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Still in half guard, Koizumi seems content to control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gunji Koizumi 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.


Koizumi is looking to land body kicks.
Kurtz avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Kurtz misses with a jab, cross combination.
Koizumi wants to clinch.

Koizumi shoots in and bounces Kurtz off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Koizumi trying to control the position from guard on top but Kurtz is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Koizumi sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Kurtz's guard.
Koizumi has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Kurtz is looking for a sweep. Koizumi is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Koizumi seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Kurtz does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Kurtz is looking for a sweep. Koizumi is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Koizumi not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Koizumi works his way into side control.
Koizumi works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Koizumi tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Kurtz is trying to control Koizumi's posture but Koizumi avoids it.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Koizumi working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Kurtz is holding Koizumi down, trying to stall.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Koizumi working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
You can see the frustration on Kurtz's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Koizumi misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Koizumi creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Kurtz sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Koizumi moves into full mount!
Koizumi can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Kurtz is looking to escape.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz holding onto his opponent's waist for dear life, as Koizumi tries to land some strikes to get him to release his grip.
Kurtz tries to hold on but Koizumi pushes him away.
Koizumi unloads with some shots from mount but Kurtz bucks and avoids them well.
Poor strikes thrown by Koizumi there. More accuracy and less frantic strikes would help!
Koizumi controlling from the full mount.
Kurtz wriggling around on the bottom manages to avoid the strikes thrown by Koizumi.
Kurtz blocking the ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Koizumi looking to ground and pound his opponent to a finish here.
Koizumi controlling the position easily from mount.
Kurtz is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at GWad's Playpen, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Koizumi wants to control the pace but Kurtz is squirming around nicely.
Koizumi prevents Kurtz from getting the reversal.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Koizumi wants to take Kurtz's back here but Kurtz is holding on to an arm, himself looking to escape.

Koizumi goes for an armbar but Kurtz turns quickly into his guard - lovely anticipation from Kurtz.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gunji Koizumi 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.



Kurtz gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Koizumi to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Koizumi stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Kurtz swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Kurtz looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Kurtz pulls Koizumi in close to prevent any damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Koizumi wants to pass the guard but Kurtz is keeping the position.
Gunji Koizumi has got the better of the ground game so far.
Koizumi is still trying to improve position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz pulls Koizumi in close to his closed guard and prevents Koizumi from doing any damage or advancing position.
Koizumi is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Koizumi cracks Kurtz with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Koizumi avoids the head kick by Kurtz.
Kurtz looks to land a combination but Koizumi avoids it well.
Kurtz swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Koizumi lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Kurtz throwing a counter right hand but Koizumi manages to avoid it.
Koizumi shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Kurtz sprawls well. Kurtz wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Koizumi gets slowly back to his feet.
Kurtz appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Koizumi lands with a thumping leg kick.
Koizumi throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Kurtz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Koizumi dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kurtz. That did some damage!
Kurtz slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

It looks like Gunji Koizumi has been cut.
Koizumi fails with the takedown.
Koizumi turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz connects with a leg kick. Koizumi looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kurtz fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Koizumi looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Kurtz moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Kurtz misses with a leg kick.
Kurtz plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Nice sprawl there from Kurtz as Koizumi shoots in.
Kurtz half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Walter Kurtz has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Gunji Koizumi.

Koizumi gets a takedown into half guard.
Kurtz is not content to let Koizumi control the position.

Koizumi is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Kurtz doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Koizumi.
Koizumi looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Kurtz is not content to let Koizumi control the position.
Kurtz keeping control of the position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Koizumi looks to land a strike but Kurtz avoids it nicely and regains full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Gunji Koizumi just about did enough to take it.
The cut man is working on Gunji Koizumi's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Koizumi throws a low kick, looking for Kurtz's leg but Kurtz calmly moves out of range.

Koizumi looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
Koizumi seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
Koizumi is looking to work some ground and pound but Kurtz has wrist control.
Koizumi wants to pass the guard but Kurtz is keeping the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Koizumi has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Koizumi trying to move into half guard but instead Kurtz has managed to sweep!

Kurtz will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Kurtz content to stall in guard here.
Kurtz trying to control but Koizumi is working from the bottom.
Koizumi bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Kurtz's guard.

Koizumi wants to pass the guard but Kurtz is keeping the position.
Koizumi working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Koizumi works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Koizumi thows a huge punch but Kurtz dodges it nicely.
Kurtz is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
Koizumi is looking to take a break and control but Kurtz is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

Koizumi seems to be working for a kimura but Kurtz defends the submission attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Koizumi trying to pass the guard but Kurtz defending well.
Koizumi works his way into full mount!
Koizumi trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Kurtz wants to control but Koizumi is having none of it.

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.

Koizumi working for a submission here. He's tucked his head under his opponent's arm, looking for an arm triangle. He's hopped off into side control, looking to tighten the submission... is it going to work? He's given up a good position looking for it. Kurtz looks OK. Oh, I spoke too soon, he's out! That must have been tighter than I thought! Excellent work there by Koizumi! Submission of the night perhaps?

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:28 of round 4, we have a winner by way of Submission (Arm Triangle). Gunji Koizumi!
Gunji Koizumi is the new middleweight champion!
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Event: G #35 KOIZUMI vs KURTZ     
Date:   Aug 20, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Gunji Koizumi and Walter Kurtz. 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.

176 cm
29
193 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
190 cm
23
186 lbs
9 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Great low kicks
Cardio machine
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 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Gunji Koizumi!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, James Glass and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Koizumi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
It seemed like Kurtz was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

Koizumi looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Kurtz!
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
Koizumi works to advance to full mount. Kurtz defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.
Kurtz is squirming around, avoiding Koizumi's attempts to control the action.
Kurtz has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.
Koizumi is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Kurtz is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.

Koizumi is going oldschool here, as he tries to force Kurtz to tap using a forearm choke. This isn't 1993 though, so Kurtz shrugs it off.
Kurtz tries to get back to half guard but can't.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Koizumi trying to control but he's not successful this time.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Koizumi fails to take his opponent's back.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz tries to improve his position but instead Koizumi has taken his back!
Kurtz is keeping busy.

Kurtz showing good submission defense here.
Koizumi controlling from the back.

Kurtz preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Koizumi.

Koizumi working for the choke.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz is being controlled on the ground here - he must escape this position otherwise surely the end is near.
Koizumi struggling to keep hold of the position.
Kurtz trying to control the hands but Koizumi breaks the grip.
Koizumi somehow managing to miss with a strike from the back.
Kurtz covering up well and avoiding damage.

Kurtz preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Koizumi.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Koizumi wants to control the position but Kurtz frees himself and scrambles - Koizumi manages to regain control in side control.
Kurtz tries to get back to half guard but can't.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Koizumi tries to advance to mount but Kurtz denies him.
Koizumi misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.
Kurtz wants to control but Koizumi postures up.
Check out the look on Koizumi's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Kurtz tries to buck Koizumi off but Koizumi is having none of it.
Koizumi trying to control the action but Kurtz is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Koizumi trying to pass the guard but Kurtz defending well.
Koizumi is working hard here to advance position.
Kurtz trying to control but Koizumi postures up.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Koizumi tries to pass the half guard into mount. Kurtz knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gunji Koizumi 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.


Kurtz swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kurtz avoids a kick to the body.
Kurtz misses with an uppercut.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Koizumi.
Kurtz was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Kurtz throws a half hearted mid kick.
Koizumi shoots in looking for a takedown. Kurtz tries to sprawl out of it but Koizumi keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Kurtz manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Kurtz looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
Koizumi throws a wild body kick that Kurtz sees coming a mile off.
Koizumi throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Kurtz's waist but Kurtz gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Koizumi off to one side.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gunji Koizumi. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Kurtz stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Kurtz wants it to stay on the feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Koizumi shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Nice body kick from Kurtz.
Kurtz tries to score with a low kick but Koizumi moves his leg out of the way.
Koizumi throws a low kick but it's checked well by Kurtz.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz lands a really nice looking cross but Koizumi seems unphased.
Koizumi dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kurtz. That did some damage!
Koizumi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kurtz attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Kurtz throws out a powerful jab.
Koizumi walks into a stiff left hand from Kurtz.
Koizumi buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kurtz has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Koizumi tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Kurtz swivels and escapes.

Koizumi manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Kurtz on his heels. He'll look to pass Kurtz's guard now, I'm sure.
Gunji Koizumi overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Koizumi tries to free his leg and advance position but Kurtz is retaining full guard.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Kurtz holds on and takes a little breather.
Kurtz tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kurtz seems keen to control Koizumi's posture.
Koizumi is looking to work some ground and pound but Kurtz has wrist control.
Koizumi passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Koizumi controlling from side mount.
Koizumi working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
Koizumi creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Kurtz sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Koizumi wants to control for a moment but Kurtz uses the opportunity to move back to half guard.
Kurtz is controlling Koizumi's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Koizumi trying to control the action but Kurtz is working from the bottom.
Koizumi misses with a head shot. Kurtz uses the momentum to regain guard.
Koizumi is stalling in the full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Koizumi wants to control from the top but Kurtz keeps moving.
Koizumi is stalling in the full guard.
Koizumi postures up in Kurtz's guard and throws a big left but Kurtz blocks it.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Koizumi trying to control the position from guard on top but Kurtz is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Koizumi looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Kurtz is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Koizumi tries a head kick but it misses.
Kurtz misses with a kick to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Koizumi keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Koizumi walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

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

It looks like Gunji Koizumi has been cut.

Koizumi changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Kurtz looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Koizumi lands a decent elbow from side control.

Koizumi is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Kurtz is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Koizumi trying to control the action but Kurtz is working from the bottom.

Koizumi is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Kurtz has escaped the position, nice work there.
Kurtz is trying to escape the position but Koizumi is controlling the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz prevents Koizumi from moving into mount.
Kurtz is being controlled here.
Koizumi wants to control but Kurtz is keeping him busy.

Koizumi is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Kurtz knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Kurtz is not content to let Koizumi control the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Kurtz is in a bad spot here and he knows it... just holding on for now.
Kurtz prevents Koizumi from improving position.

Koizumi is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Kurtz is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Koizumi trying to control the position but Kurtz is working away.
Koizumi moves into full mount!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Koizumi avoids the attempt from Kurtz to control.
Kurtz is squirming around, avoiding Koizumi's attempts to control the action.
Koizumi avoids the attempt from Kurtz to control.
Koizumi misses with a series of strikes from mount. He'll no doubt be working on his ground and pound when he gets back to the gym.
Koizumi trying to control but Kurtz is having none of it.
Kurtz wants to hold on but Koizumi pushes him away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Koizumi sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Koizumi trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Koizumi throwing shots from mount but they're not landing.
Kurtz is squirming around, avoiding Koizumi's attempts to control the action.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Koizumi tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Koizumi tries to control but Kurtz wriggling away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gunji Koizumi clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Gunji Koizumi's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Koizumi throws a nice head kick!
Kurtz moves out of range of the body kick.
Koizumi shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Kurtz pinned against the cage. Kurtz gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Kurtz chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Koizumi shoots and misses
and Kurtz counters with a left to the body.
Kurtz throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Koizumi is able to avoid easily.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Kurtz.
Kurtz connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Kurtz scores with a decent looking hook.
Kurtz misses with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Koizumi shoots in for a takedown but Kurtz shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Kurtz looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gunji Koizumi. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Nice body kick there by Kurtz.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Decent striking displayed by Kurtz there.
Kurtz connects with a body shot.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kurtz. That's going to slow Koizumi down.
Koizumi looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Kurtz throws out a powerful jab.
Kurtz moves into range and connects with a jab.

Koizumi is rocked!
Kurtz misses with a body kick.
Gunji Koizumi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kurtz throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.

Kurtz cracks Koizumi with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Kurtz has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Koizumi to stand back up!
Oh Koizumi is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kurtz darts in and lands a big hook, right on the button! Koizumi's legs crumble underneath him as he falls to the canvas! The ref tackles Kurtz before he gets to land any more shots to his stricken foe.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:48 of round 4, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Walter Kurtz!
Walter Kurtz is the new middleweight champion!
A victorious Walter Kurtz thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: G #27 STOLT vs ALLEN     
Date:   Jul 02, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Roderick Solo and Walter Kurtz. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

185 cm
19
198 lbs
10 - 1 - 0
190 cm
23
186 lbs
8 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
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 10 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Roderick Solo!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Paul Tew and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Solo walks into a stiff left hand from Kurtz.
Kurtz has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Solo is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Kurtz blocks a head kick by Solo.
Kurtz plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Kurtz lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Kurtz explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Solo looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Solo takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Kurtz scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Kurtz jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Kurtz scores with a kick to the midsection.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Solo takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A solid body kick from Kurtz.
Solo misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Solo takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Kurtz thumps Solo with a low kick.
Solo takes one to the side of the head.
Solo checks the leg kick.
Kurtz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kurtz scores with a kick to the midsection.
Kurtz throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Solo's head.
Kurtz scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Kurtz misses with a lunging right hand

and Solo counters with a crisp one two that drops Kurtz! Solo thinks about following him to the mat for a moment but instead steps back and waves Kurtz to his feet! Kurtz is in big trouble!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Solo moves forwards but Kurtz connects with a nice, crisp jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Solo stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Kurtz.
Kurtz paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Solo throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Kurtz counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Solo is looking to score with low kicks.
Kurtz follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Kurtz throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Solo throws a sloppy head kick and Kurtz moves out of range easily.
Kurtz takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Solo steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Kurtz. That one must have hurt.
Kurtz uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Solo has time to react.
Kurtz scores with a jab. Solo acknowledges it with a nod of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Kurtz digs a good hook to Solo's body.
Kurtz throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Kurtz takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Solo throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Solo takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Kurtz's jab looks to have found its range, popping Solo under the eye.
Kurtz throws a quick inside leg kick.
Solo 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.
Kurtz tries to land a front kick but Solo steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kurtz is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Solo had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Kurtz is trying hard to land a takedown here. Solo sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Good shot there by Kurtz.
Roderick Solo is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Solo is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Solo throws a sloppy head kick
and Kurtz counters with an outside leg kick.
Kurtz connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Solo momentarily.
Kurtz throws out a loose jab but Solo uses good head movement to avoid it.
An attempted straight right counter from Solo misses the target.
Walter Kurtz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kurtz thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Solo if he has to take too many more of those.
Kurtz misses with a body kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kurtz throws a leg kick which misses Solo's front leg but catches the back leg as Solo tries to avoid it.
Kurtz lands with a hook. Solo tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Walter Kurtz dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Kurtz throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Walter Kurtz seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kurtz misses with a lunging right hand
and Kurtz takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

It looks like Walter Kurtz has been cut.
Kurtz with a jab.
Kurtz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Solo.
Solo half committed to a counter leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Kurtz.
Kurtz feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Solo's calf.
Kurtz cracks Solo with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz connects with a body shot that sends Solo's belly button to the back.

Kurtz throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Solo was covering up waiting for the punch and Kurtz finishes the takedown easily into guard.
Solo is wriggling around but Kurtz manages to pass to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Kurtz prevents Solo from standing back up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Kurtz takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Solo is trying to stand up here but Kurtz is controlling him well.
Solo is in trouble now - Kurtz has advanced to mount!
Solo wants to try and get back to his feet.
Solo is trying desperately to improve position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Solo is wriggling around here but as he tries to escape, Kurtz has taken his back.
The crowd hopeful of a finish here - Kurtz's supporters are on their feet, screaming for him to go for the rear naked choke.

Kurtz is staying calm and holding on to the back position, whilst working on a rear naked choke. Solo is defending well though. Kurtz let's go of the attempt for now.
Solo is trying to get back to his feet but he's not managed it yet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz biding his time, looking for the opening.
Solo trying to get back to his feet but Kurtz is in full control for now.

Solo showing good submission defense here.
Kurtz wants to control but Solo is keeping busy.
Solo wants to get back to his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Kurtz working for the choke.
Solo is trying to get back to his feet but he's not managed it yet.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Solo preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Kurtz.

Kurtz has managed to slip his arm under Solo's chin. This could be all over... yep, Solo is tapping out! Submission win for Kurtz.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Walter Kurtz!
During a confident post fight interview, Walter Kurtz thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: G #21 BOAGRIUS vs MCGILLICUTTY     
Date:   Jun 04, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Troy Kirkland and Walter Kurtz. Walter Kurtz has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Troy Kirkland's chin.

183 cm
22
196 lbs
15 - 5 - 0
190 cm
22
186 lbs
7 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
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 15 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Troy Kirkland!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Phil Schofield and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kurtz misses with an attempted mid kick.
Kirkland swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Kirkland missing with a left hand there. Kurtz was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kurtz dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kirkland. That did some damage!
Kirkland with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Kurtz to score with a decent uppercut.

Kirkland clinches with his opponent.
Kirkland prevents Kurtz from breaking the clinch.
Kirkland misses with a short punch on the inside.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kirkland.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kirkland dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Kurtz working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Kirkland working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Kurtz wants to take the fight to the mat but Kirkland manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Kurtz has a couple of punches blocked by Kirkland.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kirkland.
Kurtz struggles to land a body shot inside as Kirkland controls his hands.
Kurtz takes a shot to the head.

Kurtz manages to break the clinch.
Kurtz throws a wild body kick that Kirkland sees coming a mile off.
Kirkland throws a right hand that misses

and Kurtz counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Kirkland has improved his flexibility recently so we will have to see if he can use that to his advantage.
Kirkland is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Kurtz looking to pass the guard.
Kurtz trying to control the position from guard on top but Kirkland is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Kirkland is trying to control the position but Kurtz postures up.
Kurtz slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Kirkland is looking to clinch but Kurtz is avoiding it.
Kirkland checks a low kick from Kurtz.
Kirkland tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Kirkland walks into a straight right hand from Kurtz.
Kirkland gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kurtz.
Kirkland throws a lazy right hand but Kurtz sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A cross from Kurtz lands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz throws a leg kick
and Kirkland counters with a lovely straight right hand!

It looks like Walter Kurtz has been cut.
Kurtz avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Kurtz defending well as Kirkland loads up on a big left hand.
Kurtz scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Kirkland misses with a looping left.
Kirkland lands with a right hand.
Kurtz shoots in but doesn't get the takedown

and Kirkland moves into the clinch.
Kurtz blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kurtz has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Kirkland seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Kurtz can turn it around.
Kurtz misses with a body punch.
Kirkland blocks an uppercut.
Kurtz misses with a hook from the clinch.
Kirkland misses with a short punch on the inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from Kurtz.
Kirkland is leaning against Kurtz and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Kirkland lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Kurtz backwards.

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!
Kirkland blocks a body shot from Kurtz.
Kurtz lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Kirkland tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kirkland throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Kirkland softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Kurtz blocks a body shot from Kirkland.
Kurtz misses with the head strike.

Kurtz breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Kurtz motions for Kirkland to come forward. Kurtz throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kirkland tries to clinch there but Kurtz circles away.
Kirkland takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
That kick from Kurtz tenderised Kirkland's leg. Kirkland is trying to keep his angry face on.
Kurtz will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Troy Kirkland has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Walter Kurtz.
Kurtz bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Kirkland's head backwards.
The fight stays on the outside here - Kirkland looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Kirkland takes the fight into the clinch.
Kurtz wants to break free but Kirkland has control.

Kurtz breaks the clinch.
Kurtz uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Kirkland has time to react.
Kirkland throws a predictable looking body shot
and Kurtz counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Kirkland is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Kurtz bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kirkland misses with a hook to the body
and Kurtz counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kurtz lands an overhand right.
Kurtz dips to his left and cracks Kirkland with an uppercut!
Kirkland is looking to clinch but Kurtz is avoiding it.
Kurtz avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Kurtz. Kirkland shrugs it off though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kurtz.
Kirkland looks to land a left hand but Kurtz moved out of range nicely.
Kurtz looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Troy Kirkland seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kirkland throws an overhand right that lands on Kurtz's shoulder, as Kurtz tries to avoid the shot.
Kurtz lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Kirkland throws a poor cross that misses
and Kurtz counters with a straight right hand.
Nice uppercut there from Kurtz.
Kurtz lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.

Kirkland is rocked!

It looks like Troy Kirkland has been cut.
Kurtz cracks Kirkland with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Oh Kirkland is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Kirkland takes a swing at Kurtz's ribcage but misses.
Kirkland tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Kurtz swings for the body but Kirkland moves out of range.
Kirkland misses with a wild body shot.
Kirkland seems to have got his legs back now.
Walter Kurtz seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kirkland throws an overhand right that lands on Kurtz's shoulder, as Kurtz tries to avoid the shot.
Kurtz throws a chopping leg kick but Kirkland manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Kirkland swings and misses with a hook 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!
Kirkland tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Kurtz paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Kurtz swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz tries to land a body kick
and Kirkland counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

Kirkland clinches with his opponent.
Kirkland blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kurtz takes a shot to the head.
Kirkland misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kirkland misses with a punch on the inside.
Kirkland misses with a punch on the inside.

Kurtz escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Kurtz has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Kurtz motions for Kirkland to come forward. Kurtz throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kirkland looks to score with a jab to the body but Kurtz is just out of range.
Kurtz flicks out a counter leg kick but Kirkland steps away.
Kurtz misses with a low kick as Kirkland jumps back.
Kirkland misses with a wild body shot.
Kirkland throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kurtz appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Kurtz with a nice cross.
Kurtz has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Kirkland has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Kirkland there as he acknowledges the shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz throws a chopping leg kick but Kirkland manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Kirkland is looking to counter the offense by Kurtz and move into the clinch.
Kirkland takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Kirkland stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Kurtz dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kirkland. That did some damage!
Kirkland looks to score with a jab to the body but Kurtz is just out of range.
Kurtz lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Kurtz uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kirkland.
Kurtz lands a leg kick that knocks Kirkland off balance momentarily.
Kirkland staying out of range there.
Kurtz throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Kurtz lands an overhand right.
Kurtz scores with a jab. Kirkland acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Jab from Kurtz.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kirkland tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kurtz was well out of range. Poor timing from Kirkland.
Kirkland steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Kurtz. That one must have hurt.
Kurtz scores with a nice strike.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz is looking to slow Kirkland down with leg kicks.
Kirkland misses the jab.
Kirkland is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Kirkland works Kurtz's body with a nice hook.
Kirkland tries to clinch but Kurtz is having none of it.
Kirkland throws a hook but Kurtz blocks it.
Troy Kirkland is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Kirkland tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Kurtz counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Kurtz scores with a nice strike.
Kurtz lands with an uppercut that bounces Kirkland off the cage and back into range.
Kirkland tries to clinch there but Kurtz circles away.
Kurtz connects with a nice looking jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kirkland wants to clinch up but Kurtz keeps it at a distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Walter Kurtz showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Kurtz cracks Kirkland with a good jab.
Kurtz drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Kurtz throws a poor cross that misses

and Kirkland moves into the clinch.
Kurtz scores with a hook to the body.

Kurtz breaks the clinch.
Nice shot by Kurtz.
Kirkland with a nice cross.
Kirkland misses with a body shot.
Kurtz feints the counter takedown.
Kurtz tests Kirkland's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Kurtz avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

Kirkland fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Kurtz, pushing him back against the cage.
Kirkland prevents Kurtz from breaking the clinch.
Kirkland presses Kurtz against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body 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!

Kurtz escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Kirkland on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kurtz. Kurtz obviously looking to wear him down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kurtz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kirkland tries to clinch but Kurtz moves out of range.
Kurtz unleashes a big counter combination but Kirkland bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.

Kirkland closes the distance and clinches.
Kirkland misses with the head strike.
Kirkland throws a head punch that misses.
Kurtz can't find room to land a body shot as Kirkland controls the action.
Kurtz lands a right hand that snaps the head of Kirkland backwards.
Kurtz tries a body shot but Kirkland blocks it.
Kurtz lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Kirkland backwards.
A short left from Kurtz.
Still in the clinch, Kurtz scores with a nice short uppercut.
Kirkland misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kirkland tries to throw a body punch but Kurtz avoids it by throwing Kirkland back against the cage.
Kirkland blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz misses with a punch to the body.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Kurtz.
Kirkland tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kurtz's elbow.
Kurtz swings wildly with an uppercut but Kirkland uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kirkland stalling the fight.
Kirkland misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kirkland is looking to control Kurtz's arms but Kurtz gets an underhook and turns him. Now Kirkland has his back to the cage.
Kirkland throws a punch but it's blocked by Kurtz.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A head punch on the inside from Kirkland fails to land.
Kirkland prevents a takedown attempt there.
Kurtz misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kurtz works on Kirkland's body with a couple of short punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A shot in the inside from Kurtz.

Kurtz breaks from the clinch.
A jab from Kurtz finds it's way through Kirkland's defenses.

Kirkland moves into the clinch successfully.
Kirkland stops a takedown attempt from Kurtz.
Kurtz lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A short right from Kirkland on the inside.
Kurtz lands a nice uppercut.
Kirkland softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Kirkland blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kurtz blocks a body shot from Kirkland.
Kurtz lands a left hand.
Kirkland doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Kurtz breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kirkland misses with a lunging right hand
and Kurtz counters with a right hand to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Kirkland moves out of range as Kurtz strikes.
Kurtz ducks right into an uppercut from Kirkland.
Good standup being displayed there by Kurtz as he connects with a hook.

Kirkland has closed the distance and engaged Kurtz in a clinch.
A shot in the inside from Kirkland.
Kirkland stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Kurtz jumps guard but Kirkland turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Troy Kirkland has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Troy Kirkland has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Walter Kurtz.
Kirkland working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Good body shot from Kirkland.
Kirkland misses with a punch to the body.
Kirkland working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Kirkland throws a punch but it's blocked by Kurtz.
Kirkland misses with a body punch.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Walter Kurtz.
I've got Kurtz 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 Andrew Berry scores the fight 27:30
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 27:30
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Walter Kurtz!

Our winner, Walter Kurtz, 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
65%

 

Event: RCG PPV 2: Pyy vs Solo     
Date:   Mar 26, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Bobby Bones and Walter Kurtz. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

192 cm
22
190 lbs
19 - 9 - 0
190 cm
22
186 lbs
6 - 0 - 0
Powerful takedowns
Counter fighter
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

Spartan Nutrition
Highland Clothing

On Tap (160Q & Laundry)



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, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Bobby Bones!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Walter Kurtz!
The judges for this bout are Matheus Silva, Emerson Jorge and Thiago Cunha.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bones on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Kurtz keeps Bones at a distance using the push kick.
Bones has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Kurtz.
Kurtz lands with an overhand left.
Bones walks into a stiff left hand from Kurtz.
Kurtz pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Kurtz is looking to chop away at Bones's legs.
Kurtz throws a leg kick which misses Bones's front leg but catches the back leg as Bones tries to avoid it.
Kurtz pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Bones feinted with a counter takedown.

Kurtz has Bones up against the cage in a clinch.
Kurtz misses with a body punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kurtz.
Kurtz softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Bones.
Bones blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Bones prevents a body shot from Kurtz.
Bones prevents a body shot from Kurtz.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Bones.
Kurtz lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Kurtz lands an uppercut.
Kurtz lands with a short shot to the head.
A right handed body shot lands from Kurtz.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kurtz lands a body punch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Kurtz.

Bones is rocked!
Bones blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Oh Bones is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Kurtz throws a head punch that misses.
Bones seems to have got his legs back now.
Kurtz lands a body shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kurtz throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Kurtz scores with a hook to the body.
Kurtz scores with a shot to the side of Bones's head.
A right handed body shot lands from Kurtz.
Kurtz lands a body shot.
Bones goes for a takedown in the clinch but Kurtz prevents it.
Bones blocks a body shot from Kurtz.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kurtz lands a nice uppercut.
Kurtz creates a bit of space for himself and rocks Bones with a big uppercut! Bones tries to clinch up but Kurtz pushes him back against the cage and lands another monster strike that crumples Bones to the mat! Bones covers up and Kurtz unloads with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:23 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Walter Kurtz!
Our winner, Walter Kurtz, 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.
Bobby Bones was interviewed post fight and said 'Congratulations to my opponent. He fought really well today'.
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
43%

 

Event: Heavyweight Tourney Semis     
Date:   Sep 13, 2015

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Slower Poke and Slow Poke. Slow Poke has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

190 cm
19
185 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
190 cm
19
185 lbs
5 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid Muay Thai
Very quick
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
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 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Slower Poke!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Slow Poke!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, Steve Montenegro and Bruno Lombardi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Both fighters are only really looking to counter, so after a good 30 seconds of circling eachother endlessly, the referee has stepped in and told them both to be more aggressive.
Slower Poke misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Slow Poke feints the counter takedown.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Slow Poke scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Slower Poke is looking for a sweep.
Slow Poke in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Slow Poke working the ground and pound.
Slower Poke looks to move to half guard but instead Slow Poke has passed into mount! Damn!
Slow Poke unloading with bombs!
Slow Poke cracks Slower Poke with a nasty head shot there - the crowd let out an audible gasp there, as the noise reverberated around the arena.
Slower Poke manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Slow Poke wants to take a breather but Slower Poke is having none of it.
Slower Poke taking some punishment here, with Slow Poke in his half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Slow Poke thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Slower Poke knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Slow Poke on the ground.
Slow Poke is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Slow Poke throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Slower Poke on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Slower Poke tries to get out of the position.
Slower Poke tries to roll over but Slow Poke keeps him under control.

Slow Poke is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Slower Poke throws a sloppy strike from the bottom. He's now off balance and Slow Poke manages to pass to side control.
Slow Poke wants to control but Slower Poke is keeping him busy.
Slower Poke is looking for a sweep.
Slower Poke is not in a great position here, taking some shots.

Slow Poke has worked his way into a potential kimura here. Slower Poke is trying to get out of the position but his squirming has just got him deeper into trouble. Slow Poke yanks on the arm and Slower Poke is forced to tap due to a very painful looking submission! Nice work by Slow Poke.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Slow Poke!
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hype
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pop
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manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
30%

 

Event: Tbd11     
Date:   Aug 02, 2015

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Slow Poke and Slower Poke. Slow Poke could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Slower Poke's chin.

190 cm
19
185 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
190 cm
19
185 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid Muay Thai
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Good kicks
Experienced

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, for the vacant middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Slow Poke!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Slower Poke!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Jonathan Paton and Jorge Garcia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Slow Poke fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Slower Poke.
Slower Poke throws a head kick that misses.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Slower Poke misses with a low kick.
A head kick misses from Slow Poke.
Slow Poke throws a front kick aimed at Slower Poke's knee but Slower Poke avoids it well.

Slow Poke scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Slower Poke is trying to improve his position.
Check out the look on Slow Poke's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Slow Poke working away.

Slow Poke is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Slower Poke has escaped the position, nice work there.
Slow Poke throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Slower Poke is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Slow Poke is putting a hurting on Slower Poke here, landing some big shots from side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Slower Poke tries to bench press Slow Poke off him but Slow Poke keeps the position.
Slow Poke is working Slower Poke over with some ground and pound from side control.
Slow Poke working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Slow Poke landing strikes.
Slower Poke is trying to improve his position.
Slow Poke wants to lay and pray for a moment but Slower Poke keeps working.
The strikes coming from Slow Poke are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
You can see the frustration on Slower Poke's face as Slow Poke controls the position.
Slow Poke landing a few strikes.
Slower Poke really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Slow Poke. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Slow Poke throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Slow Poke scoring with punches from side control.
Slower Poke sneaks back into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Slower Poke is looking to improve his position.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Slow Poke wants to control but Slower Poke is keeping him busy.
Slow Poke wants to free his trapped foot but Slower Poke is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Slower Poke is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Slow Poke scores with a couple of nice shots.
Slower Poke avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Slow Poke.

Slow Poke is looking for a kimura but Slower Poke is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Slow Poke to get the leverage.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Slower Poke can do anything to dispel that myth.
Slower Poke keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Slower Poke blocking the ground and pound attempt from Slow Poke.
Slower Poke is looking to improve his position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Slow Poke thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Slower Poke's head.
Slow Poke looks to score some points with some ground and pound.

Slow Poke is working for a submission of some sort.

Slower Poke is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Slow Poke pulls his head out easily.
Slow Poke is keen to just control but Slower Poke is a slippery customer.
Slow Poke with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.

Slow Poke is looking for a kimura here.
Slower Poke wants to control but Slow Poke is keeping busy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Slow Poke throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Slow Poke throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Slow Poke missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Slow Poke wants to lay and pray for a moment but Slower Poke keeps working.

Slower Poke looking for submissions off his back.
Slow Poke trying to control from half guard but Slower Poke is working away.
Slow Poke 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.
Slower Poke keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.

That's five minutes gone in the round.

Slower Poke is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Slow Poke pulls his head out easily.
Slow Poke wants to lay and pray for a moment but Slower Poke keeps working.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.

Slower Poke is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Slow Poke pulls his head out easily.
Slower Poke is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Slow Poke's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Slow Poke's back!
Slow Poke trying to control the hands but Slower Poke breaks the grip.
I really don't envy Slow Poke right now.

Slower Poke is looking to finish the fight by rear naked choke. Slow Poke knows exactly what he's got planned though, so he's defending well. Maybe a few strikes would soften Slow Poke for a finish.

Slow Poke is staying cool under pressure, defending well against the rear naked choke attempt from his opponent.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Slow Poke tries to escape the position - he's now mounted. Is that better or worse? Hard to tell!
Slow Poke gets back to half guard.
Slow Poke moves into full guard.
Slower Poke throwing strikes from guard but Slow Poke blocks nicely.
Slow Poke trying to keep a closed guard but Slower Poke is proving a slippery customer.

Slow Poke throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

Slow Poke is active off his back here, looking for submissions.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.

Slow Poke has his foot on Slower Poke's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Slower Poke works his way back into a safe position though.
Slow Poke utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

Slow Poke has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Slower Poke can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Slower Poke must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Slow Poke is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

Slower Poke avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Slower Poke lands a couple of digs.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.

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

Slow Poke escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Slower Poke gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Slow Poke is trying to keep Slower Poke in close.

Slow Poke has his foot on Slower Poke's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Slower Poke works his way back into a safe position though.
Slower Poke lands a couple of digs.
Slower Poke throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Slow Poke works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Slower Poke with a nice head shot there.

Slow Poke has his foot on Slower Poke's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Slower Poke works his way back into a safe position though.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Slow Poke trying to control the position.

Slow Poke working for a triangle but Slower Poke defends it easily.
Slower Poke throwing strikes but missing.
Slow Poke utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Slower Poke trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Slower Poke pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Slow Poke is keeping the position for now.

Slow Poke is looking for a triangle but Slower Poke pushes his legs off easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Slower Poke moves out of range of the body kick.
Nice body kick from Slower Poke.
Slower Poke looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Slow Poke swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Slow Poke moves out of range as Slower Poke throws a body kick.
Slower Poke misses with a body kick.
Nice body kick from Slower Poke.
Slower Poke blocks the body kick.
Slow Poke is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Slower Poke can do to turn this around?
Slower Poke lands a head kick. Slow Poke smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Slow Poke tried to score with a low kick but Slower Poke checks it.

Slow Poke throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Slower Poke was covering up waiting for the punch and Slow Poke finishes the takedown easily into guard.

Slower Poke is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Slow Poke content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Slow Poke throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Slower Poke works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Slower Poke trying to control the position.

Slow Poke is trying to work a guillotine from the top, or something like that? Don't know how he thinks he's going to get a finish from there.
Slow Poke landing with the ground and pound.
Slow Poke throws a big right hand that misses.
Slow Poke throwing strikes from guard but Slower Poke blocks nicely.

Slower Poke had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Slow Poke defends it easily.
Slow Poke preventing the sweep.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.

Slower Poke looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Slow Poke with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Slow Poke postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Slow Poke cracks Slower Poke with a solid left hand.
Slow Poke postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Slower Poke working a defensive guard here.

Slower Poke looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Slow Poke scoring with punches to the head and body.
Slow Poke trying to control the position from guard on top but Slower Poke is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Slow Poke works over Slower Poke with some ground and pound from guard.
Slow Poke overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Slower Poke looking for a guillotine here but Slow Poke defends easily.
Slow Poke distracts Slower Poke with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Slow Poke postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Slow Poke trying to control the position from guard on top but Slower Poke is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Slow Poke working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Slower Poke keeping moving, preventing Slow Poke from controlling successfully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.

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

Slower Poke escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Slow Poke gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Slower Poke is pulling down on Slow Poke's head. It's preventing any offense from Slow Poke, at least for the moment.
Slow Poke trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Slow Poke slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Slower Poke misses with a kick to the body.
Slow Poke moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Slow Poke turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

That's five minutes gone in the round.

Slow Poke gets a double leg takedown into Slower Poke's guard.
Slower Poke will have to put a bit more behind his punches if he's going to do any damage from this position.
Slow Poke throws a big elbow that misses.
Slow Poke postures up.

Slow Poke got a little sloppy there for a moment and Slower Poke has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Slow Poke has managed to get both his arms back between Slower Poke's legs - danger averted.
Slow Poke scoring with punches to the head and body.
Slower Poke can't keep his opponent in guard - Slow Poke advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Slow Poke wants to control but Slower Poke is keeping him busy.
Slow Poke slips a nice elbow through Slower Poke's hands, connecting with Slower Poke's forehead.
Slow Poke thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Slower Poke's head.

Slower Poke is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Slow Poke pulls his head out easily.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Slow Poke trying to control from half guard but Slower Poke is working away.
Slow Poke lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Slower Poke tries to get to full guard but Slow Poke has control of the leg.
Slow Poke is nestled in close to Slower Poke, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Slow Poke working Slower Poke over with strikes.
Slow Poke passes to side control.
Slow Poke is chipping away with strikes.
Slow Poke working the ground and pound but Slower Poke is defending the strikes.
Slow Poke working away.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Slower Poke gets back to half guard.
Slow Poke frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Slow Poke is landing with some decent strikes but Slower Poke is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.
Slow Poke lands with some strikes.

Slower Poke is rocked!
Slower Poke takes a big shot to the dome and his eyes have rolled back in his head! Slow Poke's killer instinct has kicked in as he finishes the fight with more strikes. Impressive finish.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 7:51 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Slow Poke!
Slow Poke is the new middleweight champion!
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
33%

 

Event: Lutte MW Tourney Final 4     
Date:   Jul 11, 2015

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Pai Mei and Slow Poke. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

190 cm
19
190 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
190 cm
19
185 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Big heart
Good wrestler
Good kicks
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 2 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Pai Mei!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Slow Poke!
The judges for this bout are John Roberts, Anthony Taglia and Franklyn Lucas.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Poke defending well as Mei loads up on a big left hand.
Mei lands a jab.
Poke misses with a body shot.
A clash of legs there as Mei blocks the low kick.
Poke throws a solid leg kick but Mei takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Poke.
Mei lands with a nice body punch.
Mei fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Poke manages to avoid it.
Mei scores with a decent looking hook.
Poke goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
An inside leg kick from Poke misses.
Poke slips under a jab from Mei.
Poke attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Mei uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Poke has time to react.
Poke attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Poke throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Poke throws a body kick that misses.
Mei fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Poke manages to avoid it.
Mei with a jab.

It looks like Slow Poke has been cut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Poke looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Mei throws a leg kick but Poke sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Mei bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Poke's head backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mei lands with a shot to the body.
Mei looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Mei takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Poke misses with a kick to the body.
Poke lands a head kick. Mei smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Mei checks the leg kick nicely there.
Mei throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mei throws out a loose jab but Poke uses good head movement to avoid it.
Slow Poke seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Poke throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Mei pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mei throws a good cross that connects.
Poke staying out of range there.
Mei avoids a kick to the body.
Mei throws a body punch but Poke moves out of range.
Poke throws a nice outside leg kick.

Poke throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Mei was covering up waiting for the punch and Poke finishes the takedown easily into guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mei keeping moving, preventing Poke from controlling successfully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Poke sitting in guard, not really doing much.
It looks like Poke might be adopting somewhat of a lay and pray gameplan here, which I'm sure won't go down too well with the paying fans in attendance... Or the ring announcers come to think of it.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Poke looking to pass the guard.
Mei knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Poke on the ground.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mei trying to keep a closed guard but Poke is proving a slippery customer.
Poke showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Poke is working Mei over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Poke wants to pass the guard but Mei is keeping the position.
Poke throwing strikes but missing.
Poke wants to control from the top but Mei keeps moving.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Mei connects with a body shot.
Poke tries to land a leg kick but Mei saw it coming and moves away.
A solid leg kick lands there for Poke.
Mei chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Poke can pounce on him.
Poke looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Poke throws a low kick but it's checked well by Mei.
Poke throws a low kick, looking for Mei's leg but Mei calmly moves out of range.
Mei misses with a wild body shot.
Mei has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Poke.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
A head kick by Poke misses
and Mei counters with a nice uppercut.
Poke throws a lazy body kick
and Mei counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Mei moves into range and connects with a jab.
Mei takes a swing at Poke's ribcage but misses.
Poke misses with a leg kick.
Mei tries to clinch up but Poke circles away and keeps his distance.
Mei throws a big shot that misses.
Mei moves out of range as Poke throws a body kick.
Mei is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Poke throws a low kick but Mei moves out of range easily.
Mei misses with an uppercut. Poke saw that one coming.
Poke lands a nice leg kick that just misses Mei's sensitive parts.
Poke throws a low kick, looking for Mei's leg but Mei calmly moves out of range.
Mei throws a lazy right hand but Poke sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Poke misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Mei scores with a nice head shot.
Mei checks a leg kick nicely.
Poke fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Mei avoids it really well and circles away.
Mei is looking to counter with a shot to the body.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Mei just misses with a punch to the body.
Poke wants to land a leg kick but Mei is out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mei throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Poke on the side of the head.
Poke keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Mei.
Poke misses with a low kick.
A big right from Mei misses.
Mei moves out of range as Poke throws a body kick.
Poke lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Poke throws a low kick but Mei avoids it.
Good exchange - Mei coming out on top.
Mei will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Poke misses with a low kick as Mei jumps back.
Poke lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Mei blocks a head kick by Poke.
Poke tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Mei is able to avoid easily.
Mei just misses with a punch to the body.
Poke shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Mei connects with a looping right hand.
Poke tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mei was well out of range. Poor timing from Poke.
A clash of legs there as Mei blocks the low kick.
Poke scoring well with a low kick there.
Mei swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Poke fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Mei checks it well.
Mei 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.
Mei lands with a cross.
Poke throws a leg kick which misses Mei's front leg but catches the back leg as Mei tries to avoid it.
Mei blocks a leg kick.
It looked like Mei wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Poke moves out of range as Mei strikes.
An inside leg kick from Poke misses.
A big left from Mei misses.
Mei smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
A good leg kick by Poke.
Poke throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Mei looks to land a right hand but Poke moved out of range.
Mei misses the shot to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Mei checks a leg kick.
It looked like Mei was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Poke.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Poke closes this distance looking for a takedown but Mei circles away.
Pai Mei has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Slow Poke.
Mei tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Poke was well out of range. Poor timing from Mei.
Mei checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Mei checks a leg kick.
Mei connects with a right hand. Poke shakes it off.
Mei checks the leg kick nicely there.
Poke tries to work over Mei's front leg with a kick but Mei checks it.
Poke throws a half hearted mid kick.
Mei takes a swing at Poke's ribcage but misses.
Mei moves out of range as Poke throws a body kick.
Poke tries a low kick but Mei avoids it.
Poke goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Mei checks a low kick from Poke.
Mei was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Mei shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Poke eats them both and turns towards Mei to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Poke misses with a low kick as Mei jumps back.
Mei throws a jab but it's blocked by Poke.
Mei misses with a body shot.
Nice sprawl there from Mei as Poke shoots in.
Mei is looking to clinch.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Mei swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A good leg kick by Poke.
Mei lands with a good body shot.
Poke motions for Mei to come forward. Poke throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Mei is looking to clinch but Poke is avoiding it.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Mei, as that shot connected.
Good work by Mei as he checks the leg kick.
Poke staying out of range there.
Mei misses with a body shot.
Mei swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Good work by Mei as he checks the leg kick.
Mei loads up on a big right hand but Poke slips the punch.
Mei is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Poke fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Mei has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Poke on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Mei stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Poke dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Mei. That did some damage!
Mei throws a jab when Poke was well out of range.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mei rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Poke moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Poke moves out of range as Mei strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pai Mei dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Slow Poke's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Mei throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Poke misses with a kick to the body.
Poke throws a solid leg kick but Mei takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Poke.
Poke keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Poke connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Mei checks a low kick from Poke.
Poke looking to land some kicks to the body here.

Mei instigates a clinch.
Mei tries a body shot but Poke blocks it.
Poke looking to slow down the pace here.
Mei swings wildly with an uppercut but Poke uses good head movement to avoid it.
Poke throws a head punch that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A body shot lands from Mei.
Mei tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Poke's elbow.
Poke tries to pull guard but Mei holds him up against the ropes and eventually Poke drops back down to his feet.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Mei as Poke tries to tie him up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Good body shot from Mei.
Poke tries to pull guard but Mei won't allow it.
Poke pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the ropes.
Mei misses with some punches.
Mei lands with a light punch inside.
Mei throws a head punch that misses.
Mei lands a right hand.
Poke tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Mei just stands there and leans against the ropes.
Pai Mei has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Slow Poke.
Poke jumps guard but Mei turns him against the ropes and keeps the fight standing.
Mei throws a punch but it's blocked by Poke.
Mei lands a right hand.
Mei lands a body shot.
Mei scores with a nice hook to the head.
Mei doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mei pushes Poke back against the ropes and unloads with a body punch.
Poke is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the ropes enables Mei to keep the fight standing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mei lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Poke.
Poke is breathing heavily.
Mei throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Pokes head.
Mei gets through Poke's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mei cracks Poke with a nice body shot.
Mei tries to work over Poke's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mei pushes Poke back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mei lands a body punch in the clinch.
Poke working aggressively here.
Poke wants to stall.
Poke is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the ropes enables Mei to keep the fight standing.
Mei lands with a short shot to the head.
Poke's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Mei scores with a shot to the side of Poke's head.
Pai Mei has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Poke fails to pull guard.
Mei blocks an uppercut.
Poke tries to pull guard but Mei forces him back to his feet, against the ropes.
Poke stalling in the clinch but Mei improves position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Poke goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mei misses with a punch to the body.
Poke misses with a punch to the body.
Mei tries to throw a body punch but Poke avoids it by throwing Mei back against the ropes.
Mei lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Poke fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Mei presses Poke against the ropes and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
A shot in the inside from Mei.
Mei is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Poke can do to turn this around?
Poke is looking to break free of the clinch but Mei has double underhooks.
Poke tries to break the clinch but Mei is controlling the position.
Mei tries to work over Poke's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mei has a couple of punches blocked by Poke.
Mei lands a right hand that snaps the head of Poke backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mei.
Mei gets through Poke's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Poke blocking some punches.
Mei blocks a body shot from Poke.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Still in the clinch, Mei scores with a nice short uppercut.
Poke tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Mei smiles and moves away.
Mei ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Poke moves away.
Poke keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Poke changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Poke blocks a jab.
Poke wants to slow Mei down by chopping away at his legs.
Mei throws a right hand that Poke ducks under and follows up with a left that Poke also avoids with ease.
Poke with the counter takedown but Mei avoids it easily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Poke walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Mei wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Mei dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Poke misses with an attempted mid kick.
Mei throws a body shot but no joy.
Poke has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Mei 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.
Horrible takedown attempt by Poke or perhaps it was just good defense by Mei, which made it look bad.
Poke throws a leg kick but Mei sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Poke tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Mei swivels and escapes.
Mei misses with an uppercut. Poke saw that one coming.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Mei throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Poke looks to land a body kick but Mei moved away.
Mei misses with a wild body shot.
Poke slips a straight right by Mei.
Mei fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Poke manages to avoid it.
Poke throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Mei lands with a nice combination. Poke backs away looking to recover.

Mei gets caught napping as Poke dives in and scores a takedown. Mei manages to retain guard.
Poke throwing strikes from guard but Mei blocks nicely.
Mei working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Poke.
Mei working a defensive guard here.

Poke drops back looking for a submission - "I'm sorry sir, but I'm gunna break your leg" says Poke as he cranks on the unfortunate limb! Mei screams and taps out before any major damage is done! Don't mess with Poke! Nice submission victory there!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 6:56 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kneebar). Slow Poke!
S C
A
G S C
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G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
68%

 

Event: Lutte MW Tourney Elite 8     
Date:   Jun 27, 2015

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Slow Poke and Friedrich Nietzsche. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

190 cm
18
185 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
181 cm
18
197 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid Muay Thai
Granite chin
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Solid chin

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Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 2 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Slow Poke!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Friedrich Nietzsche!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, Franklyn Lucas and John Kavanagh.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Poke shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Poke tries a low kick but Nietzsche avoids it.
Nietzsche throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Poke misses with a body kick.
Nietzsche shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Poke throws a leg kick but Nietzsche sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Poke lands a nice looking body kick.
Poke tries to work over Nietzsche's front leg with a kick but Nietzsche checks it.
Poke throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Poke throws a chopping leg kick but Nietzsche manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Nietzsche moves out of range as Poke throws a body kick.
Poke looks to land a body kick but Nietzsche moved away.
Poke shoots for a takedown but Nietzsche saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Poke thows a body kick. Nietzsche tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Nietzsche takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Nietzsche throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Poke.

It looks like Slow Poke has been cut.
Poke throws a low kick but Nietzsche moves out of range easily.
Poke moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromNietzsche.
Poke finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Nietzsche only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Poke shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Nietzsche raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Poke drives through with a takedown into Nietzsche's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Poke throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Poke wants to control from the top but Nietzsche keeps moving.
Poke stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Nietzsche swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Poke has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Poke sitting in guard, not really doing much.

Poke is trying to work a guillotine from the top, or something like that? Don't know how he thinks he's going to get a finish from there.
Poke in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Poke throws a big right hand that misses.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
Nietzsche utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Poke trying to control but Nietzsche is working from the bottom.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Nietzsche moves out of range of the body kick.
Poke connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Nietzsche keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Nietzsche throws a push kick but Poke slaps the foot to one side.
Poke connects with a solid leg kick.
Nietzsche tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Poke motions for Nietzsche to come forward. Poke throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.

Poke scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Poke trying to control the action but Nietzsche is working from the bottom.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nietzsche avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Poke.
Poke wants to control but Nietzsche is keeping him busy.
Nietzsche struggling a bit here.
Poke wants to lay and pray for a moment but Nietzsche keeps working.

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.
Poke in side control, throwing shots but Nietzsche defends.
Nietzsche sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Poke throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Nietzsche to regain full guard.

Poke drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Poke jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Poke in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Poke throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Nietzsche is on top in guard.


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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Slow Poke!
S C
A
G S C
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G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
31%

 

Event: Lutte III     
Date:   Jun 06, 2015

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Dexter Morgan and Slow Poke. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the ring.

180 cm
18
190 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
190 cm
18
185 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Good chin
Good wrestler
Good kicks
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 2 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Dexter Morgan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Slow Poke!
The judges for this bout are David Schapiro, Reed Andrews and Bruno Lombardi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Poke fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Morgan has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Poke bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Poke slips under a jab from Morgan.
Poke lands a nice leg kick that just misses Morgan's sensitive parts.
Poke scores with a push kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Poke.
Poke throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Poke connects with a nice looking jab.
Poke throws a quick inside leg kick.
Poke scoring well with a low kick there.
That kick from Poke tenderised Morgan's leg. Morgan is trying to keep his angry face on.
Nice body kick from Poke.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Morgan takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Poke scoring well with a low kick there.
A slapping leg kick lands for Poke.
Poke keeps Morgan at a distance using the push kick.
Morgan throws a nice looking combination but Poke bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Morgan stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Poke.
Poke lands a leg kick that knocks Morgan off balance momentarily.
A chopping leg kick lands by Poke.
Morgan throws the left hand but Poke avoids the punch easily.
Poke scores with a push kick.
Morgan steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Poke. That one must have hurt.
Morgan takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Morgan takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Poke throws a head kick but Morgan moves out of range.
As Poke looks to move away, Morgan throws a big counter combo bu Poke just gets out of the way.
Poke misses with a kick to the body
and Morgan counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Poke moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Poke steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Morgan.
Morgan misses the shot to the body.
Poke throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Morgan misses with a wild body shot.
Poke moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Poke throws a head kick but Morgan moves out of range.
Morgan is looking to counter punch.
Poke fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Morgan.
Slow Poke seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Morgan takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Poke has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Poke throws a nice inside leg kick.
Poke feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Morgan's calf.
Poke changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Morgan tries to avoid it but Poke manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Morgan to the ground. Morgan escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
It looked like Morgan wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Morgan is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Poke. Morgan shrugs it off though.
Morgan has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Poke.
Poke fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Morgan.
Poke thuds his shin into the meat of Morgan's side.
Poke keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
That kick from Poke tenderised Morgan's leg. Morgan is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Poke throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Dexter Morgan is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Poke - that will leave a mark!
Morgan moves out of range of the body kick from Poke.
A chopping leg kick lands by Poke.
Poke lands with a slapping head kick.
Morgan on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Morgan avoids the head kick by Poke.
Morgan just misses with a punch to the body.
Poke misses with a kick to the body.
Poke connects with an inside leg kick.
Good leg kick by Poke there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Good leg kick by Poke there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Poke shoots in looking for a takedown but Morgan manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Poke's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Poke cracks the inside of Morgan's front leg.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Poke.
Morgan swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Poke throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Poke looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Dexter Morgan has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Slow Poke.
Poke connects with an inside leg kick.
Poke throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Morgan appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Morgan has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Poke.
Morgan moves out of range as Poke throws a body kick.
Morgan swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Poke scores with a push kick.
Poke connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Poke misses with a head kick.
Morgan was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Poke feints and then cracks Morgan's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Morgan down.
Poke lands with a nice body kick.
Poke scoring well with a low kick there.
Poke is looking to slow Morgan down with leg kicks.
Poke finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A little feinted left hand from Morgan on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Morgan stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Poke.
Morgan blocks a head kick by Poke.
Poke thuds his shin into the meat of Morgan's side.
Morgan blocks a head kick by Poke.
Poke lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Poke.
A low kick from Poke misses
and Poke takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Poke fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
As Poke looks to move away, Morgan throws a big counter combo bu Poke just gets out of the way.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Poke throws a leg kick which misses Morgan's front leg but catches the back leg as Morgan tries to avoid it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Poke looks for the body kick but Morgan saw that one coming.
Poke looks for the body kick but Morgan saw that one coming.
Poke throws a low kick but Morgan avoids it.
Poke goes for a double leg but Morgan avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the ropes as Morgan continues to drive forward.
Morgan is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Poke's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
Poke moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Poke shoots in for a takedown but Morgan shows good takedown defense.
Poke tries a head kick but it misses.
Morgan will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Poke throws a leg kick but Morgan sees it coming and moves out of range.
Poke lands a nice leg kick that just misses Morgan's sensitive parts.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Morgan crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Poke - the referee stops the clock and Morgan gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Poke. Morgan manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Poke tries to land a front kick but Morgan steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Morgan steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Poke. That one must have hurt.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Poke pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Morgan avoids the head kick by Poke.
Morgan was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Poke tries to land a front kick but Morgan steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Morgan listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Poke lands a nice looking kick to the body. Morgan takes a step back to recover.
Poke throws a quick inside leg kick.
Poke scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Poke walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Morgan checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A quick step to the side and Morgan tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Poke looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Poke.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Morgan avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Morgan swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Poke pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Poke looks to land a body kick but Morgan moved away.
An attempted straight right counter from Morgan misses the target.
Poke lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Poke misses with a body kick.
Morgan has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Poke.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Poke.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Poke shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Morgan pinned against the ropes. Morgan gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Poke throws a front kick that sends Morgan stumbling back into the ropes.
Morgan moves out of range of the body kick.
It looked like Morgan was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Poke.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Poke slips a straight right by Morgan.
Poke lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Poke.
Morgan throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Poke stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Poke is looking to slow Morgan down with leg kicks.
Poke is looking to score with low kicks.
Poke is looking to land body kicks.
Poke throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Poke throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Poke.
Morgan throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Poke throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Morgan was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Poke tried to score with a low kick but Morgan checks it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Morgan throws the left hand but Poke avoids the punch easily.
Poke connects with an inside leg kick.
Poke connects with a leg kick. Morgan looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Slow Poke seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Poke finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Poke has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Morgan connects with a nice looking jab.
Poke cracks the inside of Morgan's front leg.
Poke connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Poke looks for a takedown but Morgan sprawls well.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Poke tried to score with a low kick but Morgan checks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice leg kick lands there from Poke.
The fighters circling - Poke throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Morgan swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
A solid leg kick lands there for Poke.
Poke misses with a low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Morgan avoids the head kick by Poke.
Poke throws a body kick that misses.
Morgan appears to be looking for a big counter.
Poke misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
An attempted straight right counter from Morgan misses the target.
Poke throws a nice head kick!
Morgan looks to land a left hand but Poke moved out of range nicely.
A thudding body kick lands there by Poke!
Poke connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Morgan avoids a kick to the body.
Poke pulls out of a head kick attempt.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Morgan might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Poke is breathing heavily.
A slapping leg kick lands for Poke.
Morgan fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Poke manages to avoid it.
Poke throws out a leg kick but Morgan moves out of range and Poke only half commits.
Poke thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Morgan if he has to take too many more of those.
Poke throws a low kick, looking for Morgan's leg but Morgan calmly moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Poke, right into the meat.
Poke explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Morgan takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Poke throws a low kick, looking for Morgan's leg but Morgan calmly moves out of range.
Poke feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Morgan's calf.
Poke moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Poke throws a low kick, looking for Morgan's leg but Morgan calmly moves out of range.
Morgan moves out of range of the body kick.
An attempted straight right counter from Morgan misses the target.
Poke throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Morgan connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Morgan blocks a low kick nicely.
It looked like Morgan was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Poke throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Morgan sees it coming and avoids it easily.
It looked like Morgan wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A clash of legs there as Morgan blocks the low kick.
Nice body kick from Poke.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A nice leg kick lands there from Poke.
Poke chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Morgan swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Poke misses with a body kick.
Poke lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Morgan steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Poke. That one must have hurt.
Poke looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Poke connects with a solid leg kick.
Poke lands a leg kick that knocks Morgan off balance momentarily.
Morgan throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Poke.
Poke lands a nice looking body kick.
Poke connects with a leg kick. Morgan looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Morgan moves out of range of the leg kick from Poke.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Poke scores with a leg kick.
Poke scoring well with a low kick there.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Poke is looking to slow Morgan down with leg kicks.
Good leg kick by Poke there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Poke.
A head kick misses from Poke.
An attempted straight right counter from Morgan misses the target.
Poke misses with a body kick.
Poke lands with a nice body kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Poke.
A quick step to the side and Morgan tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Poke throws a low kick but Morgan avoids it.
Morgan is looking to counter punch.
Morgan on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Poke. Poke obviously looking to wear him down.
Poke misses with an attempted mid kick.
Poke blocks a jab.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Morgan fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Poke manages to avoid it.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Morgan crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Poke - the referee stops the clock and Morgan gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Poke. Morgan manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Poke.
Poke misses with a low kick.
Poke is looking to slow Morgan down with leg kicks.
Poke tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Morgan is able to avoid easily.
It looked like Morgan wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Poke throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Poke misses with a right hand
and Morgan counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Poke thinking.
No luck for Poke with that takedown attempt.
Poke throws a nice outside leg kick.
Poke lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Morgan slaps away a takedown attempt from Poke, before circling back to the center of the mat.
A little feinted left hand from Morgan on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Dexter Morgan has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Slow Poke.
A nice inside leg kick there by Poke. That's going to slow Morgan down.
Morgan loads up on a big right hand but Poke slips the punch.
Poke misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Morgan blocks a leg kick.
Morgan throws a big counter combination but Poke scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Morgan checks a leg kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Poke throws a nice inside leg kick.
Morgan blocks a low kick nicely.
Morgan throwing a counter right hand but Poke manages to avoid it.
Poke misses with a body kick.
It looked like Morgan was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Poke.
Morgan thows a left - swing and a miss!
Poke throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Morgan walks forward, straight into a front kick from Poke.
Poke lands a head kick!
Poke throws a head kick but Morgan moves out of range.
Good work by Morgan as he checks the leg kick.
Poke lands a high kick!
Poke misses with a head kick.
Morgan swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Poke scores with a nice body kick.
Morgan misses with an uppercut. Poke saw that one coming.
Poke with the counter takedown but Morgan avoids it easily.
Poke connects with an inside leg kick.
Morgan moves out of range of the body kick from Poke.
An attempted straight right counter from Morgan misses the target.
Poke throws a low kick but Morgan moves out of range easily.
A head kick misses from Poke.
A slapping leg kick lands for Poke.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Poke throws a sloppy head kick and Morgan moves out of range easily.
Morgan swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Morgan moves out of range of the body kick.
A little feinted left hand from Morgan on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Morgan checks the leg kick.
Morgan throws a jab when Poke was well out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A solid leg kick lands there for Poke.
Morgan displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Poke.
Poke uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Morgan.
Some bone on bone action there as Morgan checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Morgan throws a series of punches but Poke avoids them all with ease.
Poke misses with an attempted mid kick.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Poke scores with a spinning back kick!
Poke tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Poke cracks the inside of Morgan's front leg.
A head kick misses from Poke.
An attempted straight right counter from Morgan misses the target.
Morgan staying out of range there.
A little feinted left hand from Morgan on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Poke throws a low kick but Morgan avoids it.
Morgan swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
A good leg kick by Poke.
Poke throws out a leg kick but Morgan moves out of range and Poke only half commits.
An inside leg kick lands from Poke.
Poke connects with a leg kick. Morgan looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
A nice leg kick lands there from Poke.
Poke throws a nice outside leg kick.
Dexter Morgan has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Poke cracks the inside of Morgan's front leg.

And that's the end of the fight!
Slow Poke comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Poke 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 2 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.

Judge David Schapiro scores the fight for Slow Poke!
Judge Reed Andrews scores the fight for Slow Poke!
Judge Bruno Lombardi scores the fight for Slow Poke!

Slow Poke wins by unanimous decision!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
63%

 

Event: Lutte MW Tourney     
Date:   May 09, 2015

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Slow Poke and Miguel Cotto. We have two fighters making their debuts here, so let's see who comes out of this one with their first professional victory.

190 cm
18
185 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
186 cm
18
192 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Granite chin
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 2 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Slow Poke!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Miguel Cotto!
The judges for this bout are Joseph Jones, Alyssa Summers and David Schapiro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A clash of legs there as Cotto blocks the low kick.
Slow Poke seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Poke. Cotto shrugs it off though.
Poke throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Cotto swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Poke shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Poke throws a sloppy head kick and Cotto moves out of range easily.
Poke throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Poke fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

Poke throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Cotto was covering up waiting for the punch and Poke finishes the takedown easily into guard.
Cotto is trying to keep Poke in close.
Poke won't allow Cotto to sweep him here.
Poke content to stall in guard here.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Cotto can do anything to dispel that myth.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Poke passes Cotto's left leg - he's now in half guard.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Poke is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Poke in particular looking to stall.
Poke missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Poke working the head and body with strikes.
Poke is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Cotto!

Poke looking for an armbar but decides to keep the dominant position instead.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Poke landing punches.
Poke landing shots from mount.
Poke scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Cotto?
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Poke has isolated one of Cotto's arms. Cotto looking to fight him off but Poke twists into an armbar. It's tight... Will he tap?? YES, he's tapped! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:41 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Slow Poke!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
46%

 

 
 
 
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