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Event: Pride FC 36     
Date:   Jul 28, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Milktoast Diddlybottom (ranked 34 p4p, 3 weight class) and HL Mencken (ranked 233 p4p, 34 weight class). Diddlybottom kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Milquetoast. Milktoast Diddlybottom has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

213 cm
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273 lbs
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195 cm
36
261 lbs
29 - 9 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Milktoast Diddlybottom!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, Chris Edwards and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Diddlybottom tries a head kick but it misses.
Diddlybottom fails in his attempt to clinch.

Diddlybottom takes the fight into the clinch.

Mencken breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Diddlybottom fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Mencken.
Diddlybottom looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Mencken misses with a hook to the body
and Diddlybottom cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Mencken stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Diddlybottom.
Diddlybottom takes a jab right on the kisser.
Diddlybottom uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mencken.
Diddlybottom is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Diddlybottom cracks a nice hook into Mencken's ribs.
Diddlybottom throws a leg kick
and Mencken counters with a nice body shot.
Diddlybottom fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A telegraphed right hand from Mencken misses the target.
Diddlybottom looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Diddlybottom misses with a body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diddlybottom buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
A leg kick checked by Mencken.
Diddlybottom ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Nice body punch from Mencken.
Jab from Diddlybottom.
Mencken misses with a head kick.
Mencken jabs at Diddlybottom's body.
Diddlybottom with a hook.

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

Mencken pushes Diddlybottom off and gets back to his feet.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Diddlybottom tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Mencken cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

It looks like Milktoast Diddlybottom has been cut.
Diddlybottom connects with the punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diddlybottom is looking to slow Mencken down with leg kicks.
Milktoast Diddlybottom seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Diddlybottom throws a low kick but Mencken moves out of range easily.
Mencken lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
A clash of legs there as Diddlybottom blocks the low kick.
Diddlybottom tries to clinch there but Mencken circles away.
Mencken looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Diddlybottom misses with a hook to the body
enabling Mencken to counter with a crisp jab.
Mencken throws a shot from downtown. Diddlybottom moves away and avoids it.
Mencken throws a hook but Diddlybottom blocks it.
Diddlybottom blocks a jab.
Diddlybottom digs a good body shot into Mencken's ribs.
Diddlybottom jabs Mencken to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Diddlybottom is looking to clinch.
Mencken is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Nice takedown defense from Mencken. No joy for Diddlybottom on that attempt.
Diddlybottom blocks a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sloppy strikes from Mencken. Those never looked like landing.
Diddlybottom lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Diddlybottom misses with a body kick.
Diddlybottom misses with a low kick.
Diddlybottom misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Mencken tries to bum rush Diddlybottom with a series of wild strikes but Diddlybottom uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Mencken throws a series of punches but Diddlybottom moves out of range.
Diddlybottom throws a head kick that misses
and Mencken counters with a stiff right hand.
Diddlybottom swings for the body but Mencken moves out of range.
Mencken doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
A head kick misses from Diddlybottom.
Mencken's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Mencken duly obliges.
Mencken takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Diddlybottom thuds his right hand into Mencken's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Mencken connects with a good right hand that stumbles Diddlybottom. Diddlybottom circles away out of range and recomposes himself.

Diddlybottom is rocked!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diddlybottom fails with an attempt to clinch.
A little jabbing left from Mencken on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Diddlybottom fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Diddlybottom does a little dance to reset his feet.
Mencken walks forward and throws a big overhand right! Diddlybottom drops to the floor like a sack of potatoes! Mencken swarms on him with more punches until the referee wrestles him away from Diddlybottom's unconscious body! Wow, that was brutal!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:21 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken!
HL Mencken is the new heavyweight champion!
After winning the bout, HL Mencken thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
Milktoast Diddlybottom spoke after the fight, saying 'First I like too make good show for fans. I hope you like it, even though fight did not go my way. I am mad about the result, but I am also so happy to entertain all of you. Thank you. PDB4Life'.
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Event: Pride FC 29     
Date:   Jun 29, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Link Gaetz (ranked 219 p4p, 26 weight class) and HL Mencken (ranked 370 p4p, 50 weight class). Link Gaetz could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to HL Mencken's chin.

194 cm
32
245 lbs
15 - 5 - 0
195 cm
35
261 lbs
28 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight 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 Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Alexandre Firmino, Daniel Cesar and Edson Gomes.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mencken lands with an uppercut that bounces Gaetz off the cage and back into range.
Gaetz throws a leg kick but Mencken moved away.
Decent striking displayed by Mencken there.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Gaetz.
Gaetz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mencken.
Mencken throws a fast counter high kick but Gaetz manages to duck under it in time.
Gaetz swings for the body but Mencken moves out of range.
Gaetz clobbers Mencken with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Gaetz attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Mencken looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Gaetz looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz looks to land a right hand but Mencken moved out of range.
We've been informed that Mencken has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Gaetz misses with a looping left.
Gaetz takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Gaetz scores with a nice right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz fails with an attempt to clinch.
Gaetz fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Mencken swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gaetz ducks under a wild hook from Mencken.
A little feinted left hand from Gaetz on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Mencken lands a nice looking body shot.
Mencken looks to land a combination but Gaetz avoids it well.
Mencken ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Mencken has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Mencken there as he acknowledges the shot.
Mencken misses with a straight left.
Gaetz connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
HL Mencken seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gaetz throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz throws a jab when Mencken was well out of range.
Mencken tries a head kick but it misses.
Gaetz throws an overhand right that lands on Mencken's shoulder, as Mencken tries to avoid the shot.
Mencken looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Mencken misses with a body shot.
Mencken checks the leg kick nicely there.
Mencken misses with a hook.
Mencken lands with a nice body punch.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gaetz throws a big shot that misses.
Both fighters circling a little - Gaetz finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
A jab from Gaetz misses.
Mencken uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gaetz.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken throws a looping overhand right but Gaetz ducks down to avoid it.
Mencken scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Gaetz dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Mencken misses with a straight left.
Gaetz throws a jab but it's blocked by Mencken.
Gaetz jabs Mencken to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Gaetz ducks under a wild hook from Mencken.
Mencken throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gaetz looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.

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

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gaetz slips a jab and a cross from Mencken.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken throws a body shot but no joy.
Gaetz thows a leg kick but Mencken checks it
enabling Mencken to counter with a crisp jab.
Gaetz uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Mencken has time to react.
Mencken lands with an overhand left.
Mencken keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gaetz.
Mencken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gaetz was well out of range. Poor timing from Mencken.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Gaetz does a little dance to reset his feet.

Gaetz cracks Mencken with a big right hand that sends him to the floor! Mencken looks wobbly but he's sprung back up to his feet straight away… can Gaetz finish him?

Mencken is rocked!
Mencken throws a series of punches but Gaetz avoids them all with ease.
Mencken throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Gaetz throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gaetz lands with a right hand.
Gaetz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mencken jabs Gaetz to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Mencken tries to land a front kick but Gaetz steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Mencken tries to land a front kick but Gaetz steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Gaetz throws a big counter combination but Mencken scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Mencken lands a nice hook to Gaetz's body. Gaetz takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Mencken throws a series of punches but Gaetz avoids them all with ease.
Mencken tries to land a body kick
and Gaetz cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jab by Gaetz.
Mencken plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Gaetz throws the kick towards the body but Mencken avoids it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken swings for the body but Gaetz moves out of range.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Mencken might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Gaetz has got the better of the exchanges.
Mencken takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Gaetz avoids the body shot from Mencken.
Mencken fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gaetz manages to avoid it.
Gaetz looks to land a right hand but Mencken moved out of range.
A little jabbing left from Mencken on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Mencken lands a jab to the head.
Mencken lands a nice leg kick that just misses Gaetz's sensitive parts.
A nice leg kick lands there from Gaetz.
Mencken throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Gaetz is looking to counter punch.
That kick from Gaetz tenderised Mencken's leg. Mencken is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mencken.
As Mencken backs away, Gaetz returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Gaetz connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

Mencken drops Gaetz with a right and a left! Mencken comes rushing in but Gaetz regains his composure and manages to keep Mencken in guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gaetz is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Mencken is controlling him.
Mencken stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Gaetz swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Mencken stands up from guard. Let's bang!
A left lands for Mencken.
A slow jab from Gaetz misses its intended target.
Mencken now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Gaetz looks to score with a jab to the body but Mencken is just out of range.
Mencken counters with a body kick.
Mencken throws a body punch but Gaetz moves out of range.
A quick step to the side and Gaetz tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken looks to land a body kick but Gaetz moved away.
Gaetz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Mencken throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Mencken misses with a body kick.
Mencken throws the left hand but Gaetz avoids the punch easily.
Gaetz takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Mencken lands a slapping body shot.
Mencken tests Gaetz's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Mencken looks to score with a jab to the body but Gaetz is just out of range.
HL Mencken seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Gaetz looks to throw the jab but Mencken is out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken's corner calls for a 1-2. Mencken obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Gaetz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gaetz throws a jab when Mencken was well out of range.
Mencken throws out a loose jab but Gaetz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mencken swings for the body but Gaetz moves out of range.
Gaetz fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Mencken has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Mencken is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Gaetz rather than just go for the knockout.
Mencken misses with a wild body shot.
Gaetz appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gaetz takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Mencken is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Gaetz defending well as Mencken loads up on a big left hand.
Gaetz tried to counter with a leg kick but Mencken avoided it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

HL Mencken showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Mencken misses with a shot to the body
and Gaetz counters with a good, hard body kick but Mencken shrugs it off.
Gaetz misses with a hook
and Mencken counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Mencken.
Gaetz throws a hook but Mencken avoids it easily.
Mencken throws a predictable looking body shot
letting Gaetz counter with a right hand.
Mencken slips under a jab from Gaetz.
Mencken cracks a nice hook into Gaetz's ribs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Mencken drops Gaetz with a right and a left! Mencken comes rushing in but Gaetz regains his composure and manages to keep Mencken in guard.

Gaetz is rocked!
This has been an exciting period of action!

Mencken stands and steps away. Gaetz gets to his feet too and we're back to the striking game.

Mencken lands a big shot that drops Gaetz! Can he finish him?
Oh Gaetz is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Gaetz wants to get back to his feet but he's too absorbed in his own little project and Mencken manages to pass to side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Mencken escapes and gets back to his feet.
Gaetz throws out a loose jab but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gaetz seems to have got his legs back now.
A jab from Mencken misses.
Mencken punishes Gaetz's body with a nice straight punch.
Mencken throws a hook to the side of Gaetz's head but Gaetz sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Gaetz lands a leg kick that knocks Mencken off balance momentarily.
Gaetz throws a quick inside leg kick.
Gaetz lands with a thumping leg kick.
Gaetz thumps Mencken with a low kick.
Gaetz throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Mencken cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz ducks under a wild hook from Mencken.
Mencken uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gaetz.
Gaetz slips a jab and a cross from Mencken.
Gaetz throws a low kick but Mencken moves out of range easily.
Mencken just misses with a punch to the body.
Mencken has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Mencken looks to score with a jab to the body but Gaetz is just out of range.
Mencken lands with a shot to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gaetz buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Gaetz throws the kick towards the body but Mencken avoids it.
Gaetz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mencken.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Gaetz counters with a straight right hand.
Gaetz blocks a jab.
Gaetz lands a leg kick that knocks Mencken off balance momentarily.
Gaetz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gaetz misses the shot to the body.
Mencken throws a hook but Gaetz blocks it.
Gaetz misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Mencken misses the shot to the body.
A jab from Gaetz misses.
Gaetz connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Mencken momentarily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken scores with a decent looking hook.
A swing and a miss from Mencken.
A quick step to the side and Gaetz tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gaetz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mencken.
Mencken throws a lazy uppercut
and Gaetz counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Mencken misses the body punch
and Gaetz counters with a lovely straight right hand!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mencken takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Mencken tries to land a leg kick but Gaetz saw it coming and moves away.
Gaetz throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Mencken stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Gaetz scores with a jab to the head.
Gaetz works Mencken's body with a nice hook.

And that's the end of the fight!
HL Mencken comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Mencken 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 Alexandre Firmino scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Cesar scores the fight 28:29
Judge Edson Gomes scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... HL Mencken!

HL Mencken decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: Pride FC 24     
Date:   Jun 01, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Tong Po (ranked 72 p4p, 9 weight class) and HL Mencken (ranked 197 p4p, 26 weight class). Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

194 cm
28
246 lbs
14 - 6 - 0
195 cm
35
261 lbs
28 - 8 - 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, for the vacant heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 14 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Tong Po!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 28 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Jack Bonds and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mencken avoids the body shot from Po.
Mencken moves out of range as Po strikes.
Mencken throws out a counter right but Po avoids it with no problem.
Mencken misses with a wild body shot.
Po swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Po tries to land a front kick but Mencken steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Mencken swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
The fighters circling - Mencken throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
An inside leg kick from Po misses.
Po checks a low kick from Mencken.
Po lands a right hook to the body.
Po doesn't manage to clinch there - Mencken circles away.
Po connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Po misses with an uppercut
and Mencken connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Po connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Mencken throws a combination that misses
letting Po counter with a right hand.
Po tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Mencken is able to avoid easily.
Mencken swings away with a body shot that misses

and Po counters with a crisp right hand that drops Mencken! Po lets Mencken back up to his feet, looking for a finish!

Mencken is rocked!
We've been informed that Mencken has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Mencken is still on wobbly legs! Can Po finish him?
Po misses with a right hand
and Mencken counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Mencken seems to have recovered his senses.

Po has closed the distance and engaged Mencken in a clinch.
Po misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mencken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Mencken breaks from the clinch.
Po connects with a nice looking jab.
Mencken keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

Po clinches.
Po misses with a punch on the inside.
A right hook to the body lands for Po.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Po.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Po.

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

Mencken gets tackled into the cage by Po. Po maintains the clinch.
Mencken takes a shot to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mencken tries to break the clinch but Po is controlling the position.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Po avoids the body shot from Mencken.
Po checks a leg kick.
Po fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mencken manages to avoid it.
Mencken jabs at Po's body.

Po sends Mencken crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Po is motioning to the referee to let Mencken up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!
Po misses with a body kick.
Po throws the kick towards the body but Mencken avoids it.
Mencken switches off momentarily and Po cracks him with a monster right hand! Mencken topples backwards and makes a semi conscious attempt to cover up, as Po dives in to land one more shot, before the referee has time to call the fight. What a finish by Po!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:38 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Tong Po!
Tong Po is the new heavyweight champion!
An out of breath Tong Po thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: PSE 40     
Date:   May 04, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Eddie Gelfen (ranked 920 p4p, 114 weight class) and HL Mencken (ranked 190 p4p, 25 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

195 cm
27
275 lbs
19 - 13 - 0
195 cm
35
261 lbs
27 - 8 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 19 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Eddie Gelfen!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 27 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Chris Saunders, Ryoma Takatsuka and Josh West.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gelfen rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Mencken counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Mencken scores with a nice head shot.
Gelfen with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Gelfen scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Mencken on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Gelfen. Gelfen obviously looking to wear him down.
Gelfen slips under a jab.
Gelfen misses the jab.
Mencken steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gelfen.
A combination from Gelfen does no damage.
Nice defenses there by Gelfen.
Eddie Gelfen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The fighters circling - Gelfen throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mencken just misses with a punch to the body.
Mencken lands a nice looking body shot.
Nice defenses there by Gelfen.
Gelfen sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Gelfen closes the distance looking to clinch
and Mencken counters with a nice body shot.
Gelfen is breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken scores with a nice body kick.
Gelfen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mencken throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Mencken throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Gelfen on the side of the head.
Mencken throws a half hearted mid kick.
Mencken misses with a wild body shot.
Gelfen is looking for a counter combo.
Jab by Mencken.
Mencken throws a hook but Gelfen avoids it easily.
Mencken checks a leg kick.

Mencken throws a big overhand right that connects, sending Gelfen tumbling to the canvas!
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!
Mencken preventing the sweep.
Mencken wants to stand but Gelfen has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
Mencken sitting in guard here, content to control.
Mencken wanted to stand there but Gelfen had control of the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gelfen pulls Mencken in close to his closed guard and prevents Mencken from doing any damage or advancing position.
Mencken trying to control but Gelfen is working from the bottom.
Gelfen has his hands on Mencken's head, controlling the position.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.
Mencken tries to free his leg and advance position but Gelfen is retaining full guard.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gelfen's corner calls for a 1-2. Gelfen obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Gelfen swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Mencken moves out of range as Gelfen strikes.
Mencken let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Gelfen lands a head kick. Mencken smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Mencken slips a jab from Gelfen.
Gelfen bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Gelfen swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Mencken moves out of range of the strikes.
Gelfen just misses with a punch to the body.
Gelfen lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Gelfen throws a head kick that misses.
Gelfen tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Gelfen throws a head kick but Mencken moves out of range.
Mencken lands a really nice looking cross but Gelfen seems unphased.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gelfen throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Mencken keeps Gelfen at a distance using the push kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken checks the leg kick nicely there.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Mencken! But no joy.
Gelfen takes a jab right on the kisser.
Gelfen throws a jab when Mencken was well out of range.
Mencken misses with a body shot.
Gelfen looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Gelfen fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Mencken is out of range.
Mencken is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Gelfen had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Gelfen motions for Mencken to come forward. Gelfen throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Gelfen ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Mencken moves away.
Mencken throws a head kick that misses.
Gelfen takes one to the chin there.
Gelfen is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Mencken.
Gelfen scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Gelfen defending well as Mencken loads up on a big left hand.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gelfen throws a big shot that misses.
Gelfen throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Mencken counters with a huge left! Gelfen is in big trouble! He's backing up but Mencken isn't giving him chance to recover. Under a barage of punches the ref has to step in to save Gelfen from any more damage. A dominating finish by Mencken!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken! HL Mencken retains his heavyweight title!
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RATING
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Event: PSE 31     
Date:   Mar 23, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between HL Mencken (ranked 216 p4p, 30 weight class) and Ryan Riggs (ranked 592 p4p, 84 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

195 cm
34
261 lbs
26 - 8 - 0
190 cm
31
286 lbs
18 - 8 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 8 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Ryan Riggs!
The judges for this bout are Roger Salmon, Micheangelo Fripello and Jeff Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riggs closes the distance and lands a one-two.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Riggs takes a shot to the body in his stride.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Riggs.
Riggs slips a straight right by Mencken.
Riggs drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Mencken defends it well.
Riggs lands with an uppercut that bounces Mencken off the cage and back into range.
Mencken takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Mencken keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

It looks like Ryan Riggs has been cut.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Mencken.
We've been told by Mencken's head coaches at Power Shark Gym that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Riggs looks to score with a jab to the body but Mencken is just out of range.
Mencken uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Riggs.
Riggs misses with a double jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Riggs tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mencken was well out of range. Poor timing from Riggs.
Riggs connects with a single shot there.

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

Mencken kicks Riggs off and gets to his feet.
Riggs lunges at Mencken with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Mencken's hand.
The fighters circling - Riggs throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riggs rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Mencken moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Riggs tries for a takedown but Mencken sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Mencken swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

Riggs shoots in and gets a takedown into Mencken's guard.
Riggs chips away with some ground and pound.
Mencken seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Mencken avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Mencken working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Riggs.
Mencken avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Mencken looking to hit a scissor sweep but Riggs is one step ahead there.

Mencken manages to escape and get back to his feet.
Mencken has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Riggs misses with a wild body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Riggs has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Mencken.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Mencken.
Riggs misses with an uppercut. Mencken saw that one coming.
Riggs throws a lazy right hand but Mencken sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A little feinted left hand from Mencken on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Mencken throws a lazy right hand but Riggs sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Mencken with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Riggs looks winded!
Riggs drops his hands momentarily and Mencken takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Mencken lands a nice hook to Riggs's body. Riggs takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Mencken fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Riggs manages to avoid it.
Riggs on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Mencken uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Riggs.
Mencken was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A swing and a miss from Riggs.
Riggs dives in and grabs Mencken's left leg, looking for a takedown. Mencken pushes down on Riggs's head and hops out.
HL Mencken has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ryan Riggs.
A slow jab from Riggs misses its intended target.
Mencken misses with an uppercut.
Mencken throws a body punch but Riggs moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circle momentarily. Mencken darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Riggs misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Riggs throws a shot from downtown. Mencken moves away and avoids it.
A punch combination from Riggs misses.
Mencken lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.

That has opened up Ryan Riggs's cut even more.
Mencken changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Mencken throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Riggs throws a jab but it's blocked by Mencken.
Riggs misses with an uppercut. Mencken saw that one coming.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Mencken. Riggs shrugs it off though.
Jab, jab by Mencken - just one landing.
Mencken drops Riggs with a naaaaasty hook - Riggs is in real trouble here! Mencken dives in to side control and pounds out his opponent for a TKO victory! The crowd goes nuts!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:46 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken!
HL Mencken retains his heavyweight title!
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Event: Montreal RD 6     
Date:   Feb 23, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Paul OConnell (ranked 1014 p4p, 134 weight class) and HL Mencken (ranked 214 p4p, 33 weight class). Paul OConnell has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

209 cm
39
285 lbs
24 - 16 - 1
195 cm
34
261 lbs
25 - 8 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Drunken Hobo Fightwear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 24 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Paul OConnell!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 25 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Elvis Blanc, Gregory Folan and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
OConnell takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
OConnell fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Mencken on the side of the head.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
OConnell on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Mencken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
HL Mencken seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Mencken.
OConnell is breathing heavily.
OConnell walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Mencken ducks down and throws a hook to the body but OConnell moves away.
OConnell dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Mencken lands with an uppercut that bounces OConnell off the cage and back into range.

It looks like Paul OConnell has been cut.
Mencken looks to land a body kick but OConnell moved away.
It looked like OConnell wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A jab from Mencken does it's job there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
OConnell rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Mencken moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Mencken lands a jab to OConnell's midsection.

That's one minute gone in the round.
OConnell on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Mencken misses the shot to the body.
It looked like OConnell wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Mencken.
Mencken dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
OConnell throws a hook but Mencken avoids it easily.
Mencken lands a jab to OConnell's midsection.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! OConnell crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Mencken - the referee stops the clock and OConnell gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Mencken. OConnell manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
OConnell has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Mencken.
Mencken lands a straight punch to the body, keeping OConnell at a distance.

Mencken lands a big shot that drops OConnell! Can he finish him?
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mencken looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
OConnell wants to stand and escape but Mencken is having none of it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Mencken decides to stand up and beckons his opponent to follow.
OConnell throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Mencken throws a front kick that sends OConnell stumbling back into the cage.
Mencken connects with a right hand. OConnell shakes it off.
Mencken tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Mencken will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken walks forward and throws a big overhand right! OConnell drops to the floor like a sack of potatoes! Mencken swarms on him with more punches until the referee wrestles him away from OConnell's unconscious body! Wow, that was brutal!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:07 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken! HL Mencken retains his heavyweight title!
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pop
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RATING
54%

 

Event: PSE 23     
Date:   Jan 19, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Eddie Gelfen (ranked 765 p4p, 105 weight class) and HL Mencken (ranked 225 p4p, 36 weight class). On his way into the cage it seems that Eddie Gelfen has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Eddie Gelfen seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

195 cm
26
275 lbs
17 - 11 - 0
195 cm
33
261 lbs
24 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Heavy handed

Drunken Hobo Fightwear

Drunken Hobo Fightwear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 17 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Eddie Gelfen!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 24 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fray, Micheangelo Fripello and Jeff Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gelfen scores with a nice head shot.
Mencken throws a half hearted mid kick.
Gelfen misses the shot to the body.
Gelfen pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Mencken looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Gelfen closes the distance and clinches up with Mencken, looking for a takedown. Gelfen pushes Mencken against the cage but Mencken circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
A big left from Gelfen misses.
Mencken lands with a cross.
Nice shot lands for Gelfen.
Nice uppercut there from Gelfen.
Gelfen avoids the body shot from Mencken.
Gelfen throws a solid leg kick but Mencken takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Gelfen.
Mencken misses with a hook. Gelfen ducked under it nicely.
A slow jab from Gelfen misses its intended target.
Gelfen pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mencken avoids the head kick by Gelfen.
Mencken with a nice cross.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mencken's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Gelfen connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Mencken scrambles back to his feet.
Eddie Gelfen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mencken dips to his left and cracks Gelfen with an uppercut!
Gelfen fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Mencken has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

That's one minute gone in the round.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Mencken misses with a punch to the body.
Gelfen is trying to maintain a safe position but Mencken gets an underhook and turns Gelfen into the cage.
Mencken wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Mencken looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Mencken blocks a body shot from Gelfen.
Gelfen swings wildly with an uppercut but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mencken has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Mencken blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from Gelfen.

Gelfen pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
A big left from Mencken misses.
Gelfen is looking to counter punch.
Gelfen lands the left hand.
A nice inside leg kick there by Gelfen. That's going to slow Mencken down.
Mencken avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Gelfen misses with a combination
and Gelfen takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Mencken - that will leave a mark!

Gelfen gets a clinch.
Gelfen pressing his opponent against the cage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mencken avoiding damage.

Mencken breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Gelfen misses with a looping left.
Gelfen takes a swing at Mencken's ribcage but misses.
Mencken throws a hook but Gelfen avoids it easily.
Mencken lands with a good body shot.
Gelfen looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Mencken throws the left hand but Gelfen avoids the punch easily.
Mencken throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

Gelfen lands a jab followed by a vicious hook that sends Mencken sprawling to the canvas. Gelfen follows him down, looking for the kill. Can Mencken hang on?

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Mencken wants to control but Gelfen is keeping busy and won't allow it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gelfen sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Gelfen throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Mencken is looking for a sweep. Gelfen is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Mencken is trying to control but can't.
Gelfen trying to control the pace.
Gelfen's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.
Mencken slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.

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.

Gelfen stands and steps away. Mencken gets to his feet too and we're back to the striking game.
Mencken misses with a body shot.
Gelfen scores with a jab.
Mencken misses with an attempted mid kick.
No joy there for Gelfen, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Mencken replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Gelfen blocks it well.
Gelfen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gelfen throws a jab when Mencken was well out of range.

Gelfen throws a big overhand right that connects, sending Mencken tumbling to the canvas!

Mencken is rocked!
Mencken looking to hit a scissor sweep but Gelfen is one step ahead there.
Mencken is still in real trouble! Can Gelfen finish him?
Gelfen trying to control but Mencken is working from the bottom.

Gelfen stands up from guard. Let's bang!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mencken looks to throw the jab but Gelfen is out of range.
Mencken seems to have recovered his senses.
Gelfen fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Mencken has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Eddie Gelfen is winning the standup battle so far.
Mencken 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.
Gelfen lands a leg kick that knocks Mencken off balance momentarily.
Gelfen misses with a takedown attempt
and Mencken counters with a straight right hand.
Gelfen throws a quick inside leg kick.
Nice shot by Gelfen.
A leg kick checked by Mencken.
Mencken works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Gelfen is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Mencken can do to turn this around?
Gelfen fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Mencken ducks under a wild hook from Gelfen.
Mencken fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Gelfen looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gelfen scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Gelfen connects with a right hand. Mencken shakes it off.
Gelfen misses with a wild combination.
Mencken tests Gelfen's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A jab from Mencken misses.
Gelfen throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Mencken sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Sloppy strikes from Gelfen. Those never looked like landing.
Mencken is looking for the big counter here.
Mencken swats away the attempt to clinch by Gelfen.
Mencken uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gelfen.
Gelfen fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Mencken is out of range.
Gelfen tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Gelfen goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Mencken looks to land a right hand but Gelfen moved out of range.
Gelfen moves in looking to clinch but Mencken pushes him off.
Gelfen lands an overhand right.

Mencken is rocked!
An inside leg kick from Gelfen misses.
Mencken looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Gelfen moves in looking to clinch but Mencken pushes him off.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken dips to his left and cracks Gelfen with an uppercut!
Mencken lands with a shot to the body.
Mencken digs a good body shot into Gelfen's ribs.
Mencken is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gelfen.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gelfen tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mencken was well out of range. Poor timing from Gelfen.
Nice body kick from Mencken.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Mencken fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gelfen manages to avoid it.
Gelfen is looking to counter punch.
Gelfen blocks a jab.
Gelfen steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Mencken. That one must have hurt.
Mencken throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Mencken scores with a hook.
Mencken bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Gelfen's head backwards.
Gelfen rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Mencken moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Mencken throws out a counter right but Gelfen avoids it with no problem.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Mencken.
A nice combination there by Mencken.
Gelfen wants to clinch up but Mencken keeps it at a distance.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Gelfen doesn't seem bothered though.
Mencken scores with a body shot.
Mencken bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Gelfen's head backwards.
Mencken lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

Gelfen is rocked!
Mencken lands an uppercut out of nowhere! Gelfen falls backwards - clearly groggy! Mencken dives in and finishes the fight with more strikes for a TKO finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:24 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken!
HL Mencken is the new heavyweight champion!
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FIGHT
RATING
58%

 

Event: PSE 19     
Date:   Dec 15, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Eddie Gelfen (ranked 510 p4p, 59 weight class) and HL Mencken (ranked 323 p4p, 38 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

195 cm
26
275 lbs
17 - 10 - 0
195 cm
33
261 lbs
23 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Eddie Gelfen!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fray, Roger Salmon and Josh West.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gelfen wants to clinch up but Mencken keeps it at a distance.
Gelfen lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Gelfen swings widly with a right hand
and Mencken makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Gelfen throws a sloppy head kick and Mencken moves out of range easily.
Mencken misses with a body kick.
Gelfen jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Gelfen misses with a low kick.
Mencken misses with a body shot.
Mencken throws a half hearted mid kick.
Mencken keeps the fight on the outside.
Mencken misses with an uppercut.
Eddie Gelfen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mencken swings for the body but Gelfen moves out of range.
Gelfen lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Mencken throws a predictable looking body shot
and Gelfen counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jab by Mencken.
Mencken scores with a hook to the body. Gelfen takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gelfen misses with a looping left.
Gelfen looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Gelfen 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 Mencken has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Mencken and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Mencken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gelfen was well out of range. Poor timing from Mencken.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gelfen shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Gelfen swings widly with a right hand
and Mencken counters with a three punch combo that has Gelfen backing up. Gelfen nods at Mencken to acknowledge the strikes.
Gelfen lands an overhand right.
Gelfen fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Mencken has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Mencken is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Gelfen throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Gelfen throws a nice outside leg kick.
Mencken scores with a crisp jab that stopped Gelfen in his tracks.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Gelfen does a little dance to reset his feet.
Mencken misses with a two punch combination.
Gelfen throws a body shot but no joy.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A bone on bone clash there as Mencken blocks the leg kick.
Mencken throws a wild body kick that Gelfen sees coming a mile off.
Gelfen throwing a counter right hand but Mencken manages to avoid it.
Gelfen keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Mencken.

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

Mencken breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A cross from Mencken lands.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gelfen lands a jab to Mencken's midsection.
Mencken misses with a jab to the body
and Gelfen counters with an outside leg kick.
Gelfen tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Mencken paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Gelfen misses with a body kick.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Mencken crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Gelfen - the referee stops the clock and Mencken gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Gelfen. Mencken manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Mencken scores with a jab to the head.
Gelfen swinging wildly here.
Gelfen lands with a thumping leg kick.
Mencken moves away from the strike by Gelfen.
It seemed like Mencken was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Mencken has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Gelfen waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Mencken.
Gelfen looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Gelfen blocks a jab.
Mencken throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Gelfen on the side of the head.
Mencken circles away from the clinch attempt.
Mencken keeps the fight on the outside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gelfen moves out of range of the strikes.
Gelfen avoids the body shot from Mencken.
Mencken misses with a hook.
Mencken connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Gelfen's hands.
Gelfen misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mencken.
Mencken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gelfen was well out of range. Poor timing from Mencken.
Mencken throws a body kick that misses.
A punch lands to the side of Mencken 's head but he takes it in his stride.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Gelfen scores with a push kick.
Mencken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gelfen moves out of range as Mencken throws a body kick.
Gelfen cracks Mencken with a good jab.

Gelfen lands a big shot that drops Mencken! Can he finish him?

Mencken is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gelfen slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Mencken is still in real trouble! Can Gelfen finish him?

Gelfen drops back looking for a leg! Mencken is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Mencken manages to kick Gelfen off! Gelfen jumps back into Mencken's guard.
Gelfen stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Mencken swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Mencken seems to have recovered his senses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Gelfen wants to control from the top but Mencken keeps moving.
Gelfen is looking to stand up but Mencken won't let him.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gelfen stops Mencken from standing up.

Gelfen gets to his feet. Mencken looking to butt scoot but the ref puts an end to that. On your feet son!
Gelfen throws an overhand right that lands on Mencken's shoulder, as Mencken tries to avoid the shot.
A swing and a miss from Gelfen.
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 Eddie Gelfen will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Mencken slips a jab from Gelfen.
Mencken moves out of range of the strikes.
Gelfen misses with a body kick.

Gelfen clinches with his opponent.
Gelfen goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A frustrated look appears on Mencken's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as Gelfen controls his hands.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Mencken tries to break free but Gelfen pushes him back against the cage.

Mencken breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Gelfen throws a shot from downtown. Mencken moves away and avoids it.
Mencken throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Gelfen tries a low kick but Mencken avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gelfen walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Mencken scores with a spinning back kick!
Gelfen misses with a wild combination.
A nice inside leg kick there by Gelfen. That's going to slow Mencken down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gelfen. Mencken does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gelfen throws an overhand right that lands on Mencken's shoulder, as Mencken tries to avoid the shot.
Mencken checks a leg kick nicely.
Gelfen on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Gelfen throws an overhand right that lands on Mencken's shoulder, as Mencken tries to avoid the shot.
Gelfen misses with a looping left.
A jab from Mencken misses.
Mencken throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gelfen misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Gelfen moves away from the strike by Mencken.
Gelfen avoids the body shot from Mencken.
Gelfen is looking for a counter combo.
Mencken scores with a punch to the head.
Mencken throws a predictable looking body shot
and Gelfen counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Gelfen tries to clinch up.
Gelfen blocks a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Gelfen counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Mencken fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gelfen manages to avoid it.
Gelfen throws a quick counter kick to the body but Mencken avoids it.
A swing and a miss from Gelfen.
Gelfen swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Mencken.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mencken throws a hook but Gelfen blocks it.
Mencken takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Gelfen takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Gelfen ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Mencken moves away.
Gelfen keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gelfen thows a leg kick but Mencken checks it
and Gelfen takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Gelfen wants to clinch.
Mencken is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gelfen.
Mencken displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gelfen throws out the jab.
Mencken digs a good hook to Gelfen's body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken looks to score with a jab to the body but Gelfen is just out of range.
Gelfen swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Gelfen throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Mencken sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gelfen avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Gelfen missing with a left hand there. Mencken was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A punch lands to the side of Gelfen 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Gelfen throws a combination that misses
and Mencken counters with a nice body shot.
The fighters circle momentarily. Gelfen darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Mencken avoids the body shot from Gelfen.
Gelfen throws a looping overhand right but Mencken ducks down to avoid it.
Mencken looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A leg kick checked by Mencken.
Mencken now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Mencken fails to land with a series of punches.
Mencken swats away the attempt to clinch by Gelfen.
Mencken slips a jab from Gelfen.
Mencken slips a jab from Gelfen.
Mencken uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gelfen.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken misses with a body shot.
A head kick misses from Mencken.
Mencken misses with a looping left.
Gelfen moves out of range as Mencken strikes.
Mencken steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gelfen.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mencken gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Gelfen.
Mencken closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Gelfen with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Mencken to score with a decent uppercut.
Mencken keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gelfen.
Gelfen tries to close the distance and clinch but Mencken swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Gelfen throws a jab when Mencken was well out of range.
Mencken follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
A telegraphed right hand from Gelfen misses the target.
Gelfen misses with a body shot.
Gelfen attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Eddie Gelfen is winning the standup battle so far.
Mencken lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Gelfen circles away quickly and effectively.
Gelfen swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Gelfen throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
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 Eddie Gelfen will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Gelfen throws a head kick but Mencken moves out of range.
Mencken scores with a hook to the body. Gelfen takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Nice uppercut lands for Mencken. That snapped Gelfen's head back.
Mencken explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Mencken keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gelfen.
Mencken tests Gelfen's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Gelfen takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Mencken is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gelfen.
Gelfen takes one to the chin there.
A jab from Gelfen misses.
Gelfen cracks the inside of Mencken's front leg.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Gelfen tries to clinch there but Mencken circles away.
Gelfen misses with a looping right.
Gelfen takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mencken swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gelfen misses with an uppercut. Mencken saw that one coming.
Gelfen moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Mencken scores with a spinning back kick!
Mencken connects with a single shot there.
Mencken drops a shoulder and throws an uppercut that cracks Gelfen right on the button. Gelfen goes down! Mencken follows him to the mat and finishes the job with more strikes! Mencken gets the win via TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:25 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken!
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FIGHT
RATING
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Event: PSE 15     
Date:   Nov 24, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between HL Mencken (ranked 358 p4p, 44 weight class) and Paul OConnell (ranked 1562 p4p, 178 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

195 cm
33
261 lbs
22 - 8 - 0
209 cm
38
285 lbs
22 - 15 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Paul OConnell!
The judges for this bout are Ryoma Takatsuka, Micheangelo Fripello and Roger Salmon.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
OConnell ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Mencken moves away.
Mencken misses the shot to the body.
OConnell slips under a jab.
Mencken throws a right and a left that OConnell avoids nicely.
Mencken drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Mencken misses with a head kick.
Mencken scores with a jab. OConnell acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Mencken waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract OConnell.
OConnell looks like he wants to counter punch here.
OConnell avoids a kick to the body.
Mencken bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Paul OConnell seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
OConnell slips a straight right by Mencken.
OConnell moves out of range as Mencken throws a body kick.
OConnell takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
OConnell uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mencken.
Mencken misses the shot to the body.
OConnell swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts OConnell, as that shot connected.
OConnell throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Mencken's head.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Good shot there by OConnell.
Mencken throws a push kick but OConnell slaps the foot to one side.
OConnell cracks Mencken with a good jab.
Mencken blocks a head kick by OConnell.
OConnell is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
OConnell slips under a jab.
Mencken throws a push kick but OConnell slaps the foot to one side.
OConnell moves out of range of the body kick from Mencken.
Both fighters circling a little - Mencken finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
OConnell is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
OConnell misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Mencken misses with an uppercut.
OConnell looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
OConnell misses with a jab, cross combination.
Mencken is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Mencken delivers a nice body kick.
OConnell looks winded!
The fighters circling - Mencken throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Mencken throws an uppercut from half a mile away. OConnell sees it coming and avoids it easily.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mencken misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from OConnell.
We've been informed that OConnell has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
OConnell avoids the body shot from Mencken.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken misses with a straight left.
A swing and a miss from OConnell.
Mencken misses with a jab to the body
and OConnell counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Mencken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mencken jabbing away but nothing is landing.
OConnell pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mencken slips under a jab from OConnell.
OConnell misses the jab.
OConnell avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A countering left hand to the body from OConnell misses.
Mencken pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A jab from Mencken misses.
OConnell might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Mencken ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Mencken avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A counter left hand to the body from Mencken misses its target.
OConnell ducks under a wild hook from Mencken.
Mencken throws a lazy head kick
letting OConnell counter with a right hand.
OConnell moves out of range of the strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Mencken keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Mencken slips under a jab from OConnell.
A slow jab from Mencken misses its intended target.
OConnell lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
OConnell keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Mencken needs to keep his hands up - OConnell had a free shot at his head there.
Mencken takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
A jab from OConnell misses.
Mencken displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as OConnell throws out the jab.
Mencken thinks about countering with a body kick.
Mencken throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent OConnell stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Mencken is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by OConnell.
Mencken looks for the body kick but OConnell saw that one coming.
Mencken sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Mencken cracks OConnell with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Mencken ducks under a wild hook from OConnell.
A counter left hand to the body from Mencken misses its target.
Mencken slips under a jab from OConnell.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mencken throws an overhand right that lands on OConnell's shoulder, as OConnell tries to avoid the shot.
Mencken waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract OConnell.
OConnell moves into range and connects with a jab.
Mencken digs a good hook to OConnell's body.
OConnell slips a straight right by Mencken.
OConnell throws a head kick that misses.
Mencken defending well as OConnell loads up on a big left hand.
OConnell scores with a sloppy right hand. Mencken should have avoided that one.
Mencken throws a combination. OConnell tries to block but a couple of punches get through.

It looks like Paul OConnell has been cut.
A head kick misses from Mencken.
OConnell appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Mencken takes a jab right on the kisser.
Mencken avoids the body shot from OConnell.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
OConnell throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
It looked like Mencken was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
OConnell scores with a nice head shot.
Mencken misses the jab.
Mencken ducks down and throws a hook to the body but OConnell moves away.
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 HL Mencken will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


OConnell waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Mencken.
OConnell misses with a looping right.
OConnell lands a nice shot to the body.
OConnell misses with a hook. Mencken ducked under it nicely.
OConnell uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mencken.
Mencken throws a body punch but OConnell moves out of range.
Mencken lands with a hook. OConnell tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
OConnell connects with a good right hand that stumbles Mencken. Mencken circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
OConnell throws a jab but it's blocked by Mencken.
Mencken throws a lazy right hand but OConnell sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from OConnell! But no joy.
OConnell lands a head kick!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
OConnell throws the left hand but Mencken avoids the punch easily.
Mencken comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
OConnell misses with a looping left.
Mencken misses the jab.
Mencken looks to land a right hand but OConnell moved out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
OConnell throws a right and a left that both miss.

That's one minute gone in the round.
OConnell scores with a decent looking hook.
OConnell throws a sloppy head kick and Mencken moves out of range easily.
Mencken jabs OConnell to the body, keeping him at a distance.
OConnell is breathing heavily.
Mencken slips a jab and a cross from OConnell.
OConnell throws a jab but it's blocked by Mencken.
OConnell avoids a kick to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Mencken misses the target.
OConnell defending well as Mencken loads up on a big left hand.
Mencken looks for the body kick but OConnell saw that one coming.
Mencken throws a body shot but no joy.
OConnell uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mencken.
OConnell throws out a counter right but Mencken avoids it with no problem.
Mencken misses the jab.
Mencken ducks under a wild hook from OConnell.
Mencken connects with a crisp jab.
OConnell misses with a few strikes there.
OConnell lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Paul OConnell seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
OConnell misses with an uppercut.
Mencken takes one to the side of the head.
Mencken displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as OConnell throws out the jab.
OConnell misses the jab.
A big right from Mencken misses.
Mencken waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract OConnell.
Mencken fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Nice shot by Mencken.
Mencken connects with a crisp jab.
Mencken misses with a hook.
Mencken swings for the body but OConnell moves out of range.
Mencken throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent OConnell stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Mencken is looking to land body kicks.
A jab from Mencken misses.
A solid leg kick lands there for Mencken.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken misses with a looping left.
Mencken jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Mencken throws a shot from downtown. OConnell moves away and avoids it.
OConnell lands a head shot.
A big right from OConnell misses.
Mencken throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Mencken connects with a body shot.
A telegraphed right hand from Mencken misses the target.
A jab from OConnell misses.
OConnell lands a jab.
Mencken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but OConnell was well out of range. Poor timing from Mencken.
Mencken swings widly with a right hand
and OConnell counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Mencken thinking.
Mencken steps to the side to avoid the strikes from OConnell.
Mencken pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mencken ducks under a wild hook from OConnell.
OConnell throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken throws a hook to the side of OConnell's head but OConnell sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Mencken looks to land a combination but OConnell avoids it well.
OConnell loads up on a big right hand but Mencken slips the punch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mencken lands with a nice combination. OConnell backs away looking to recover.
OConnell defending well as Mencken loads up on a big left hand.
OConnell shapes to counter with a head kick.
OConnell throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mencken is looking to counter punch.
Mencken throws a shot from downtown. OConnell moves away and avoids it.
OConnell swings widly with a right hand
and Mencken counters with a left and a right that stings OConnell.
A head kick misses from OConnell.
Mencken turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
OConnell fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mencken manages to avoid it.
Mencken ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
OConnell is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Mencken.
Mencken misses with a body shot.
Mencken lands a head shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

HL Mencken dominated that second round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


OConnell uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Mencken.
OConnell catches Mencken with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Mencken avoids the head kick by OConnell.
The fighters circle momentarily. Mencken darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
OConnell ducks under a wild hook from Mencken.
OConnell connects with a good right hand that stumbles Mencken. Mencken circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
OConnell scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
OConnell darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
OConnell misses with an uppercut. Mencken saw that one coming.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Mencken.
OConnell throws a fast counter high kick but Mencken manages to duck under it in time.
Mencken misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from OConnell.
OConnell looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Mencken is really struggling to find his range with his punches. OConnell's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
OConnell misses with a low kick.
Mencken throws a body punch but OConnell moves out of range.
Mencken thows a left - swing and a miss!
Mencken staying out of range there.
OConnell throws a front kick that sends Mencken stumbling back into the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
OConnell takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
OConnell swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Mencken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
OConnell throws a hook to the side of Mencken's head but Mencken sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Nice cross by OConnell.
Mencken smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
OConnell takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
OConnell takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Mencken takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Mencken throws a body shot but no joy.
Mencken looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Mencken lunges at OConnell with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by OConnell's hand.
Mencken throws a hook but OConnell blocks it.
Mencken thuds a left hand into OConnell's body.
Mencken lands a jab to the head.

OConnell is rocked!
OConnell walks right into a perfectly timed right hook and goes down hard! He's out cold! The ref cradles OConnell limp body while Mencken jumps on to the cage and waves to the roaring crowd. Wow that was just a brutal knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:58 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). HL Mencken!
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RATING
84%

 

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

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Mitzi Glozman (ranked 264 p4p, 6 weight class) and HL Mencken (ranked 40 p4p, 2 weight class). Mencken has chosen Circle Jerks - Question Authority 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.

193 cm
30
275 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
195 cm
29
261 lbs
22 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

IniTech Nutrition
Urban Fighter

Urban Fighter
IniTech Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Mitzi Glozman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice uppercut lands for Glozman. That snapped Mencken's head back.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Mencken is looking to slow Glozman down with leg kicks.
No joy there for Glozman, who threw a few shots but didn't land.

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

Mencken is rocked!
A swing and a miss from Glozman.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mencken jabbing away but nothing is landing.
We've been told by Glozman's head coaches at LOD: Legion's PIT Fight Club that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
An inside leg kick lands from Glozman.
Glozman rushes Mencken and starts throwing punches like they are going out of style! Mencken is up against the cage and has nowhere to go. Glozman piles on the pressure and Mencken crumples to the floor! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:28 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Mitzi Glozman!
Mitzi Glozman decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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Event: GAMMA#677 Menken v DaCoca     
Date:   Dec 02, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between HL Mencken (ranked 6 p4p, 1 weight class) and Charles DaCoca (ranked 75 p4p, 4 weight class). Mencken kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Circle Jerks - Question Authority. Charles DaCoca has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

195 cm
28
261 lbs
22 - 6 - 0
205 cm
37
243 lbs
30 - 13 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter
IniTech Nutrition

Conviction
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Charles DaCoca!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Chris Edwards and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A left lands for DaCoca.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.

Mencken clinches up against the cage.
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as DaCoca controls his hands.
Mencken throws a head punch that misses.
Mencken lands with a light punch inside.
Mencken prevents a body shot from DaCoca.
Mencken swings wildly with an uppercut but DaCoca uses good head movement to avoid it.
DaCoca lands an uppercut.
DaCoca can't find room to land a body shot as Mencken controls the action.
DaCoca lands a body shot.
DaCoca tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mencken's elbow.
Mencken throws a head punch that misses.
Mencken misses with some punches.
A head punch on the inside from DaCoca fails to land.
DaCoca lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mencken.
Mencken's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mencken swings wildly with an uppercut but DaCoca uses good head movement to avoid it.
DaCoca tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
DaCoca doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
DaCoca tries a body shot but Mencken blocks it.
DaCoca tries to throw a body punch but Mencken avoids it by throwing DaCoca back against the cage.
Mencken misses with a hook to the ribs.
DaCoca gets through Mencken's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Mencken tried to land a shot to the body but connects with DaCoca's elbow.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as DaCoca controls the action.
DaCoca misses with a body punch.
DaCoca lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Mencken or not.
Mencken lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Nice body punch from DaCoca - that landed with a thud.

DaCoca's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
DaCoca misses the shot to the body.
Mencken misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from DaCoca.
DaCoca circles away from the clinch attempt.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Mencken crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from DaCoca - the referee stops the clock and Mencken gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says DaCoca. Mencken manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Mencken is breathing heavily.
DaCoca scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
DaCoca misses with a body shot.
DaCoca has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Mencken is landing a low percentage of strikes.
DaCoca throws a nice outside leg kick.
DaCoca lands with a nice body punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
DaCoca just misses with a punch to the body.
Mencken moves out of range of the body kick.
DaCoca moves into range and connects with a jab.
DaCoca throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
DaCoca throws a body kick that misses
and DaCoca takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
That kick from Mencken tenderised DaCoca's leg. DaCoca is trying to keep his angry face on.
Mencken takes a swing at DaCoca's ribcage but misses.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from DaCoca. Mencken shrugs it off though.
DaCoca swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Charles DaCoca seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
DaCoca looks to score with a jab to the body but Mencken is just out of range.
Mencken ducks under a wild hook from DaCoca.
DaCoca throws the kick towards the body but Mencken avoids it.

DaCoca feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Mencken sprawling to the canvas! Mencken rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can DaCoca finish him?!

Mencken is rocked!
DaCoca throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
DaCoca throws the kick towards the body but Mencken avoids it.
Mencken tries to clinch up but DaCoca circles away and keeps his distance.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

DaCoca lands a big uppercut and Mencken crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Mencken looks OK. DaCoca waves Mencken back to his feet!
Oh Mencken is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

HL Mencken's cut is getting worse.
DaCoca fakes the body blow, causing Mencken to drop his hands! Left hook to the temple! Mencken goes stiff, and falls face first into the mat. Goodnight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:12 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Charles DaCoca!
Charles DaCoca is the new super heavyweight champion!
A relieved looking Charles DaCoca thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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RATING
63%

 

Event: GAMMA#674 Bryant v Mencken     
Date:   Nov 18, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Gerbert Bryant (ranked 6 p4p, 1 weight class) and HL Mencken (ranked 29 p4p, 4 weight class). Bryant comes to the cage accompanied by I just wanna. Mencken has chosen Circle Jerks - Question Authority as his entrance music. Rumors backstage are that the fighters have been paid to keep it standing but we know that would never happen in MMA!

195 cm
32
275 lbs
30 - 9 - 0
195 cm
28
261 lbs
21 - 6 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 180$)

Urban Fighter
IniTech Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Gerbert Bryant!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Timothy Bukovac and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bryant scores with a jab to the head.
Bryant tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mencken was well out of range. Poor timing from Bryant.
Bryant tries to close the distance and clinch up but Mencken swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Mencken scores with a hook.
Mencken lands with a hook. Bryant tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Bryant drops his hands momentarily and Mencken takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Nice defenses there by Mencken.
Mencken connects with a good right hand that stumbles Bryant. Bryant circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Bryant has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Xtreme MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Mencken motions for Bryant to come forward. Mencken throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
We've been informed that Mencken has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Bryant looks to score with a jab to the body but Mencken is just out of range.
Bryant throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mencken fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Bryant on the side of the head.
Bryant swings widly with a right hand
and Mencken counters with a lovely straight right hand!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bryant is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Bryant just misses with a punch to the body.
Mencken moves out of range as Bryant strikes.
Mencken misses with a body punch
and Bryant counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Bryant is looking to wear down Mencken with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Bryant waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Mencken.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bryant. Mencken does a little dance to reset his feet.
Mencken walks into a left hand.
Mencken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bryant changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Bryant checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Bryant wants to clinch.
Mencken looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Mencken wants to slow Bryant down by chopping away at his legs.
Bryant's jab looks to have found its range, popping Mencken under the eye.
A shot to the body from Bryant misses
and Mencken counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Mencken lands a really nice looking cross but Bryant seems unphased.
Bryant blocks a head kick by Mencken.
Bryant misses with a hook. Mencken ducked under it nicely.
Bryant shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Mencken defends it nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Bryant throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Bryant keeps the fight on the outside.
Bryant is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Bryant checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Bryant half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Bryant lands a slapping body shot.
Mencken lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bryant swinging wildly here.
Mencken is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Bryant had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Bryant uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mencken.
Bryant lands a nice hook to Mencken's body. Mencken takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Bryant throws a shot to the body.
Bryant on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
HL Mencken is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Mencken connects with an inside leg kick.
Bryant swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bryant darts in looking for a takedown but Mencken gets double underhooks and turns Bryant into the cage.
Mencken takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Mencken misses with a straight left.
Mencken misses with an uppercut. Bryant saw that one coming.
Mencken misses with a hook.
Bryant shoots in and drives through. Mencken sprawls well.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gerbert Bryant. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Bryant checks a leg kick.
Bryant throws a jab but it's blocked by Mencken.
Bryant jabs Mencken to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Bryant lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Mencken misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Bryant dips to his left and cracks Mencken with an uppercut!
Mencken scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Bryant lands with a shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bryant looks to score with a jab to the body but Mencken is just out of range.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Bryant fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mencken manages to avoid it.
Bryant has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Mencken finds it's way round the side to connect with Bryant's head.
Bryant looks to land a left hand but Mencken moved out of range nicely.
Bryant throws a hook but Mencken blocks it.
Mencken lands a nice hook to Bryant's body. Bryant takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Mencken throws a front kick that sends Bryant stumbling back into the cage.
Bryant misses with a jab, cross combination.
Bryant lands the left hand.
Mencken misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bryant.
Bryant throws a body shot but no joy.
Mencken is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Bryant throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mencken plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Mencken lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Mencken swings for the body but Bryant moves out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mencken avoids the body shot from Bryant.
Bryant misses with a hook
and Mencken counters with a nice leg kick.
Mencken lands a nice looking body kick.
Bryant missing with a left hand there. Mencken was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Mencken punishes Bryant's body with a nice straight punch.
Bryant throws a looping overhand right but Mencken ducks down to avoid it.
Mencken moves out of range of the strikes.
Mencken swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Mencken moves out of range of the strikes.
Mencken misses with a low kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Bryant misses with a wild body shot.
Mencken avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

Bryant pushes Mencken up against the cage in a clinch.
Mencken lands with a short shot to the head.
Mencken misses with some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Bryant struggles to land a body shot inside as Mencken controls his hands.
Mencken gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Bryant.
Bryant misses with some punches.
A nice right hand lands inside from Mencken.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mencken.
Mencken lands with a right to the head.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Bryant controls the action.
A short uppercut from Bryant.
Bryant looking to slow down the pace here.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
Mencken blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Bryant is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Mencken pulls him back up using the underhooks.
A head punch on the inside from Bryant fails to land.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Mencken.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
Mencken lands a body punch in the clinch.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bryant tries for a takedown but Mencken manages to get underhooks.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gerbert Bryant. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Mencken lands a body punch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Mencken.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mencken misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short body shot lands from Mencken as the two fighters clinch.
Mencken lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Bryant backwards.
A shot in the inside from Mencken.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Mencken as Bryant tries to tie him up.
Mencken lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Mencken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Bryant makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Bryant takes a shot to the head.
Mencken has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Bryant wants to stall.
Mencken scores with a shoulder strike.
Mencken lands a body shot.
Mencken throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Mencken lands a left hand.
Mencken lands a body punch in the clinch.
Mencken lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Bryant backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A short right from Mencken on the inside.

Bryant is rocked!
Mencken lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Bryant or not.
Oh Bryant is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Mencken unloads with a big right hand that wobbles Bryant! He's leaning against the cage trying to keep his feet but Mencken is unloading with more strikes now! Bryant drops to his knees and the referee stops the fight for a TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:20 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken!
HL Mencken is the new super heavyweight champion!
HL Mencken took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, IniTech Nutrition for their support in the buildup to the fight.
Gerbert Bryant was interviewed post fight and said 'The Gerbert takes, but the Gerbert also gives'.
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
54%

 

Event: GAMMA#670 Curry v Mencken     
Date:   Oct 28, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Arthur Curry (ranked 64 p4p, 5 weight class) and HL Mencken (ranked 44 p4p, 4 weight class). Curry comes to the cage accompanied by Molly Malone - The Dubliners. Mencken has chosen Circle Jerks - Question Authority as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

207 cm
35
263 lbs
37 - 21 - 0
195 cm
28
261 lbs
20 - 6 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)

Urban Fighter
IniTech Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 37 wins, 21 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Arthur Curry!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mencken throws a body punch but Curry moves out of range.
Mencken pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mencken takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Curry throws an overhand right that lands on Mencken's shoulder, as Mencken tries to avoid the shot.
Curry throws a front kick aimed at Mencken's knee but Mencken avoids it well.
A cross from Mencken lands.
Curry has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.

It looks like Arthur Curry has been cut.
Curry throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Mencken doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Mencken dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Curry. That did some damage!
Curry scores with a spinning back kick!
Curry catches Mencken with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mencken digs a good body shot into Curry's ribs.
We've been informed that Mencken has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Mencken has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Mencken there as he acknowledges the shot.
Curry has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Men Only. No Liberals ! in the buildup to the fight.
Mencken throws a nice inside leg kick.
Curry misses the jab.
Mencken looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Mencken swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Curry slips under a jab from Mencken.
Curry throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Mencken checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Mencken looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Mencken lands with a right hand.

Mencken instigates a clinch.
Curry tries a body shot but Mencken blocks it.
Curry gets through Mencken's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Curry's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Good body shot from Curry.
Curry lands a body shot.
Mencken looks winded!
Curry tries to work over Mencken's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mencken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A right hook to the body lands for Curry.
Curry misses with a body punch.
Curry misses with a short punch on the inside.
Curry misses with some punches.
Curry fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Curry lands a body punch in the clinch.
Curry gets through Mencken's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Curry tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mencken's elbow.
Curry lands a right hand.
Curry lands a hook to the side of the head.
Curry throws a punch but it's blocked by Mencken.
Curry lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Mencken misses with the head strike.
Curry lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A short left from Curry.
A body shot lands from Curry.
Curry lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Mencken.
Curry swings wildly with an uppercut but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.
Curry struggles to land a body shot inside as Mencken controls his hands.
Curry misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mencken prevents a body shot from Curry.
Mencken digs a right hand underneath Curry's ribcage. Curry let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Curry misses with the head strike.
Curry throws a head punch that misses.
Curry misses with some punches.
Curry lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Curry misses with a punch to the body.
Curry fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Curry misses with some punches.
Mencken tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Curry's elbow.
Mencken blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Mencken tries to work over Curry's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Curry misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Curry misses with a hook from the clinch.
Curry tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mencken's elbow.
Curry throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Curry throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Menckens head.
A short right from Curry.
Curry lands a shoulder strike.
Mencken scores with a shot to the side of Curry's head.
Curry scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Curry avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mencken tries a body shot but Curry blocks it.
Mencken lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Curry backwards.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mencken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken blocks an uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A short uppercut from Curry.
Curry lands a nice uppercut.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Curry controls the action.
Mencken cracks Curry with a nice body shot.
Mencken scores with a shot to the side of Curry's head.
Curry lands with a light punch inside.
Curry lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Curry struggles to land a body shot inside as Mencken controls his hands.
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Curry tries a body shot but Mencken blocks it.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Curry controls the action.
Curry swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Curry throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Menckens head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Curry throws a head punch that misses.
Curry misses with a punch on the inside.
A short body shot lands from Mencken as the two fighters clinch.
Mencken throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Mencken pushes Curry back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Arthur Curry dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


A jab lands there for Mencken.
Curry scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Mencken scores with a jab to the jaw.
Curry gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Curry takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Mencken uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Curry.
Mencken throws a wild body kick that Curry sees coming a mile off.
Curry throwing a counter right hand but Mencken manages to avoid it.
Curry avoids the body shot from Mencken.
HL Mencken seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Mencken fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Curry is out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Curry on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Mencken. Mencken obviously looking to wear him down.
A bone on bone clash there as Mencken blocks the leg kick.
Curry just misses with a punch to the body.
Curry jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Curry throws a leg kick that is checked
and Mencken counters with a stiff right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Curry.
A jab from Mencken does it's job there.
A lazy left from Mencken finds it's target.
Curry tries a head kick but it misses.
Mencken moves away from the strike by Curry.
Mencken throws a leg kick that misses.
Mencken defending well as Curry loads up on a big left hand.
Curry sets himself, and Mencken steps forward looking for the clinch! Curry avoids it this time.
Curry takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Mencken throws a jab when Curry was well out of range.
Curry throws a head kick that misses.
Mencken throws a leg kick that misses.
Mencken throws a body shot but no joy.
Curry throws a nice outside leg kick.
Curry throws an ugly left hook that misses

and Mencken moves into the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Curry pushes Mencken back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Curry lands a right hand that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Curry misses with a short punch on the inside.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mencken prevents a body shot from Curry.
Mencken lands a left hand that snaps the head of Curry backwards.
A right hand to the body from Mencken.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Mencken is working Curry over against the cage.
Mencken lands a left hand.
A short left from Mencken.

Curry is rocked!
A right hook to the body lands for Mencken.
Oh Curry is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Mencken throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Mencken lands a big right hand that drops Curry! The killer instinct kicks in and Mencken finishes his opponent with a series of strikes from mount. A dominating finish by Mencken!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:45 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken!
HL Mencken managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, IniTech Nutrition , into his post fight interview.
The defeated Arthur Curry had this to say: 'I am hanging my gloves up for good. Just naked sparring with ur mamma thats it...'.
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RATING
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Event: GAMMA#667 Bryant v Bubba 2     
Date:   Oct 14, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Orpheus Boagrius (ranked 100 p4p, 3 weight class) and HL Mencken (ranked 80 p4p, 5 weight class). Boagrius comes to the cage accompanied by Akkadian Empire . Mencken has chosen Circle Jerks - Question Authority as his entrance music. HL Mencken told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

200 cm
28
272 lbs
23 - 4 - 0
195 cm
28
261 lbs
19 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Aspire Nutrition

IniTech Nutrition
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Orpheus Boagrius!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Timothy Bukovac and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice shot lands for Mencken.
Mencken swings for the body but Boagrius moves out of range.
Mencken feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Boagriuss jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Boagrius has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.

Boagrius moves into the clinch.
Boagrius can't find room to land a body shot as Mencken controls the action.
Boagrius softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Mencken fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken misses with a punch to the body.
Mencken tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Boagrius's elbow.
Boagrius misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Boagrius lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Boagrius misses with a body punch.
Mencken lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as Boagrius controls his hands.
Boagrius tries to throw a body punch but Mencken avoids it by throwing Boagrius back against the cage.
A nice left hand lands by Boagrius.
We've been informed that Mencken has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
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!
Mencken lands an uppercut.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Boagrius creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Boagrius makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Boagrius controls the action.
Boagrius lands with a short shot to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boagrius prevents a body shot from Mencken.
Boagrius scores with a shot to the side of Mencken's head.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Boagrius misses with a hook from the clinch.
Boagrius swings wildly with an uppercut but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.
Boagrius blocks a body shot from Mencken.
Mencken tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mencken blocks an uppercut.
A nice left hand lands by Boagrius.
A head punch on the inside from Mencken fails to land.
Boagrius swings wildly with an uppercut but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mencken gets through Boagrius's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Boagrius tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Boagrius swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Boagrius misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mencken tries to work over Boagrius's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Boagrius.
Boagrius swings wildly with an uppercut but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.
Still in the clinch, Mencken scores with a nice short uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken tries to work over Boagrius's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Boagrius tries to throw a body punch but Mencken avoids it by throwing Boagrius back against the cage.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Boagrius controls the action.
Boagrius lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mencken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Boagrius tries a body shot but Mencken blocks it.
A head punch on the inside from Boagrius fails to land.
A left hand lands to the body for Boagrius.
Mencken blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Boagrius lands a nice shot to the body.
Boagrius softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Mencken works on Boagrius's body with a couple of short punches.
A nice right hand lands inside from Boagrius.
Boagrius tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A short left from Mencken.
Boagrius misses with a hook from the clinch.
Boagrius misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Boagrius throws a head punch that misses.
Mencken fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Boagrius misses with a shot to the kidneys.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Mencken creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Mencken.
Mencken misses with a punch to the body.
Boagrius doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mencken lands a right hand.
Boagrius blocks a body shot from Mencken.
A shot in the inside from Mencken.
Boagrius misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken swings wildly with an uppercut but Boagrius uses good head movement to avoid it.
Boagrius lands a shoulder strike.
Mencken lands a body punch in the clinch.
Mencken working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Mencken lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Boagrius scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Mencken tries to work over Boagrius's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Boagrius scores with a nice hook to the head.
Mencken misses with a hook from the clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mencken swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Boagrius lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Boagrius tries a body shot but Mencken blocks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Boagrius goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A left hand lands to the body for Mencken.
Boagrius misses with a short punch on the inside.
A left hand lands to the body for Mencken.
Boagrius misses with some punches.
Mencken makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Boagrius goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Boagrius blocks a body shot from Mencken.
Boagrius tries to throw a body punch but Mencken avoids it by throwing Boagrius back against the cage.
Boagrius prevents a body shot from Mencken.
Boagrius goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as Boagrius controls his hands.
Boagrius blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mencken misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
Mencken lands a hook that snaps the head of Boagrius backwards.
Boagrius misses with the head strike.
Boagrius has a couple of punches blocked by Mencken.
Boagrius tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mencken's elbow.
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 Orpheus Boagrius will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
That's time! Boagrius's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Mencken swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Boagrius tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mencken was well out of range. Poor timing from Boagrius.
Boagrius scores with a leg kick.
Mencken darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Boagrius throws a hook to the side of Mencken's head but Mencken sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Mencken doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
A big right from Boagrius misses.
Mencken appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Mencken lands a leg kick that knocks Boagrius off balance momentarily.
Boagrius throws a big shot that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Mencken slips under a jab.
A little jabbing left from Mencken on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Mencken jabs Boagrius to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Mencken throws a hook but Boagrius avoids it easily.
It looked like Boagrius wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boagrius throws a hook but Mencken blocks it.
Mencken scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Boagrius doesn't seem bothered though.
Mencken looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Boagrius takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Mencken throws a right hand that misses
letting Boagrius counter with a right hand.
Mencken throws a leg kick that misses.
Boagrius takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Boagrius throws a lazy body kick
and Mencken counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Mencken throws a shot from downtown. Boagrius moves away and avoids it.
Mencken scores with a kick to the midsection.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Mencken digs a good body shot into Boagrius's ribs.
Mencken is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Boagrius rather than just go for the knockout.
Mencken lands a body shot.
HL Mencken seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boagrius 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.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Boagrius takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Good exchange - Boagrius coming out on top.
Boagrius throws a head kick that misses
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Mencken scores with a nice head shot.
Boagrius takes a swing at Mencken's ribcage but misses.
Mencken comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
HL Mencken seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A decent looking cross lands there for Mencken.
Good leg kick by Mencken there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Boagrius takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Mencken.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheers as Mencken lands an impressive looking overhand right. Boagrius doesn't seem phased though.
Mencken just misses with a punch to the body.
A chopping leg kick lands by Mencken.
Mencken jabs at Boagrius's body.
Mencken avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Mencken swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Boagrius counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Mencken.
Mencken is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Boagrius.
Mencken keeps Boagrius at a distance using the push kick.
Mencken comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Mencken lands a really nice looking cross but Boagrius seems unphased.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken throws a head kick that misses.
Boagrius thinks about countering with a body kick.
Mencken paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sloppy strikes from Mencken. Those never looked like landing.
Mencken lands with a thumping leg kick.
Mencken scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Boagrius needs to keep his hands up - Mencken had a free shot at his head there.
Mencken will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Mencken misses with a hook.
Boagrius takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Boagrius is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Mencken just misses with a punch to the body.
Boagrius appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Mencken misses with a body shot
enabling Boagrius to counter with a crisp jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

HL Mencken showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Mencken scores with a nice strike.
Mencken lands with a right hand.

Boagrius is rocked!
and Mencken counters with a massive uppercut that badly hurts Boagrius! He's just covering up as Mencken starts to tee off till the referee steps in and stops the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:16 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, HL Mencken made sure he mentioned IniTech Nutrition , along with how happy he was to win his fight.
Orpheus Boagrius spoke after the fight, saying 'No excuses, faced a dangerous opponent and somehow I lost even thou I prepared like crazy for this fight. Congratz to Roy. Don't sleep on it cause I'm going to come back for my belt.'.
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FIGHT
RATING
74%

 

Event: GAMMA#664 Defoe v Verama 2     
Date:   Sep 23, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between HL Mencken (ranked 193 p4p, 6 weight class) and Daniel Crushman (ranked 85 p4p, 3 weight class). Mencken comes to the cage accompanied by Circle Jerks - Question Authority. This should be a great matchup!

195 cm
28
261 lbs
18 - 6 - 0
196 cm
33
262 lbs
16 - 6 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Granite chin

IniTech Nutrition
Urban Fighter

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Daniel Crushman!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Jack Bonds and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Crushman throws a hook to the side of Mencken's head but Mencken sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Crushman fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Mencken.

Crushman pushes Mencken up against the cage in a clinch.
Crushman scores with a nice hook to the head.
Crushman lands a left hand that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Crushman goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mencken goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Crushman drops down looking for an ankle pick but Mencken pulls his leg out and moves away.
Mencken scores with a sloppy right hand. Crushman should have avoided that one.

It looks like Daniel Crushman has been cut.
Crushman fails with a takedown attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken avoids the body shot from Crushman.
Crushman misses with a looping left.
Mencken avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Mencken throws a leg kick that is checked
and Crushman makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Mencken feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Crushman's calf.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Crushman missing with a left hand there. Mencken was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

Crushman rushes Mencken and presses him up against the cage.
Mencken presses Crushman against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Mencken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mencken stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Mencken prevents a body shot from Crushman.
Mencken presses Crushman against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Mencken lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Mencken lands a body shot.
Crushman looks winded!
Mencken lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Crushman backwards.
Mencken throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Mencken lands a shoulder strike.
Mencken is working Crushman over against the cage.
Mencken has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Mencken working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mencken lands with a left to the head.
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as Crushman controls his hands.
Mencken throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Crushmans head.
Crushman has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Mencken is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
HL Mencken has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Daniel Crushman.
Mencken pushes Crushman back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken blocks a body shot from Crushman.
A short right from Mencken.
Crushman lands a nice uppercut.
Mencken throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Crushmans head.
Mencken goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Crushman lands a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Crushman prevents Mencken from standing back up.
Mencken trying to control from the bottom.
Crushman wants to lay and pray for a moment but Mencken keeps working.
Mencken looks like he's trying to stand up.
Crushman wants to lay and pray for a moment but Mencken keeps working.
Mencken is trying to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Crushman is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Mencken has managed to free his arm - good work.
Mencken keeping hold of Crushman's head, controlling as best he can.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Crushman checks the leg kick nicely there.
Mencken loads up on a big right hand but Crushman slips the punch.
Crushman lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Crushman lands an overhand right.
Crushman walks into a straight right hand from Mencken.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Crushman closes this distance looking for a takedown but Mencken circles away.
Crushman fails to land with a series of punches.
Mencken staying out of range there.
It looked like Mencken was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Crushman.
Crushman fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Mencken checks it well.
Mencken stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Mencken wants it to stay on the feet.
Mencken moves away from the strike by Crushman.
Mencken wants to slow Crushman down by chopping away at his legs.
Crushman lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
That kick from Crushman tenderised Mencken's leg. Mencken is trying to keep his angry face on.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Mencken lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A decent looking cross lands there for Mencken.
Mencken keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Crushman closes the distance but Mencken moves to the side
and Mencken counters with a nice body shot.
Mencken bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Crushman's head.
A nice inside leg kick there by Mencken. That's going to slow Crushman down.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

HL Mencken dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Daniel Crushman's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Crushman misses with a hook to the body
and Mencken counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Crushman thinking.
Crushman throws a push kick but Mencken slaps the foot to one side.
Crushman misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mencken.
Crushman fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Mencken.
Mencken looks to land a left hand but Crushman moved out of range nicely.
A big right from Mencken misses.
Crushman with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Crushman takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Good work by Crushman as he checks the leg kick.
Mencken slips a straight right by Crushman.
Mencken chopping away at his opponent's legs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken misses with a low kick.
Crushman misses with a wild body shot.
Mencken blocks a jab.
Crushman on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Crushman connects with a leg kick. Mencken looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Crushman motions for Mencken to come forward. Crushman throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Crushman scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Crushman jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Crushman uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Mencken.
Crushman takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Crushman takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Mencken lands with a kick to the temple. Crushman shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Jab, jab by Mencken - just one landing.
Mencken misses with a right hand
enabling Crushman to counter with a crisp jab.
Mencken tries a head kick but it misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Crushman uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mencken.
Crushman moves away from the strike by Mencken.
Mencken takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Mencken lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Crushman.
Mencken appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Crushman keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Crushman connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Mencken momentarily.
HL Mencken is winning the standup battle so far.
Crushman throws a hook but Mencken avoids it easily.
A little feinted left hand from Mencken on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Crushman scores with a shot to the body.
Mencken buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Crushman tries to land a leg kick but Mencken saw it coming and moves away.
A solid leg kick lands there for Crushman.
The fighters circle momentarily. Crushman darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Mencken misses the shot to the body.
Mencken takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Crushman showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Mencken.
Crushman paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken slips a straight right by Crushman.
Mencken feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Mencken throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Crushman.
Crushman sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Crushman tries to score with a low kick but Mencken moves his leg out of the way.
Crushman has his takedown stuffed
and Mencken counters with a stiff right hand.

That has opened up Daniel Crushman's cut even more.
Crushman is breathing heavily.
Crushman checks a low kick from Mencken.
Mencken 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.
Crushman gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Crushman misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Mencken smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Mencken uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Crushman.
Crushman avoids a punch combination nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Crushman pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mencken on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Crushman. Crushman obviously looking to wear him down.
Crushman swings for the body but Mencken moves out of range.
Crushman misses with an attempted mid 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!
Crushman takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Mencken keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Crushman doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Mencken connects with a leg kick. Crushman looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Mencken fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Jab, jab by Mencken - just one landing.

The cut above Daniel Crushman's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
HL Mencken is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Crushman takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Good leg kick by Mencken there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Mencken buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Mencken stuns Crushman 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.

HL Mencken dominated that second round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
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!


Mencken scores with a shot to the body.
Mencken connects with an inside leg kick.
Crushman will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
It looked like Mencken was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Crushman.
Crushman moves forwards but Mencken connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Mencken lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Mencken dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Crushman. That did some damage!
Crushman checks a low kick from Mencken.
Mencken ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Mencken buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Crushman takes one on the button.
Crushman throws a shot from downtown. Mencken moves away and avoids it.
Crushman takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Nice body punch from Mencken.
Jab by Mencken.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mencken tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
An inside leg kick lands from Mencken.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
You can see that Crushman has visibly slowed down as a result of the leg kicks
Mencken feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Crushman's calf.
Crushman scores with a hook to the body. Mencken takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Mencken shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Crushman! But no joy.
Mencken slips under a jab.
Mencken darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Crushman avoids a punch combination nicely.
Crushman walks into a stiff left hand from Mencken.

Crushman is rocked!
Mencken misses with a combination
and Crushman counters with a three punch combo that has Mencken backing up. Mencken nods at Crushman to acknowledge the strikes.
Crushman slips a straight right by Mencken.
Donk. Mencken catches Crushman right on the button with a cross.
Daniel Crushman has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Crushman is still on wobbly legs! Can Mencken finish him?

Daniel Crushman's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Crushman jabbing away but nothing is landing.
BOOM! Mencken lands a beautiful left hook that drops Crushman. Crushman tries to recover but Mencken is having none of it, landing more punishing shots from mount. One final crushing shot and Crushman lies motionless on the canvas. The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:11 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, HL Mencken made sure he mentioned IniTech Nutrition , along with how happy he was to win his fight.
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Event: GAMMA#659 Defoe v Grigol     
Date:   Sep 02, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between HL Mencken (ranked 297 p4p, 8 weight class) and Jackie Chan (ranked 481 p4p, 11 weight class). Mencken comes to the cage accompanied by Circle Jerks - Question Authority. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

195 cm
27
261 lbs
17 - 6 - 0
205 cm
34
258 lbs
20 - 8 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

IniTech Nutrition
Urban Fighter

Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 180$)
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jackie Chan!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Chan does a little dance to reset his feet.
Chan misses with a body punch
and Mencken cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Mencken fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Mencken misses with a double jab.
Mencken throws a leg kick but Chan sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Mencken scores with a decent looking hook.
Jackie Chan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Chan jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Chan does a little dance to reset his feet.
Chan shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Chan misses with an uppercut. Mencken saw that one coming.
Chan darts in looking for a takedown but Mencken gets double underhooks and turns Chan into the cage.
Mencken is looking to counter punch.
The fighters circling - Chan throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Mencken has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Mencken moves away from the strike by Chan.
Chan works the jab nicely.
Mencken takes one on the chin but seems OK.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Chan swings for the body but Mencken moves out of range.
Mencken scores with a head kick. Chan tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chan throws a predictable looking body shot
and Mencken counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Chan thinking.
Chan doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Mencken lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Chan at a distance.
Chan bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
HL Mencken is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Mencken just misses with a punch to the body.
Chan fails with the takedown.
HL Mencken has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jackie Chan.
Chan shoots in and drives through. Mencken sprawls well.
Chan shoots in and drives through. Mencken sprawls well.
Chan throws a shot from downtown. Mencken moves away and avoids it.
Chan lands a right hook to the body.
Chan fails with a takedown attempt.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chan lands a body shot in the clinch.
Mencken digs a right hand underneath Chan's ribcage. Chan let out a lung full of air as it connected.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Chan.
Mencken misses with a short punch on the inside.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Chan is looking to take this one to the mat.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Mencken.
A nice left hand lands by Mencken.
Chan misses with some punches.
Still in the clinch, Mencken scores with a nice short uppercut.
Chan throws a punch but it's blocked by Mencken.
Mencken misses with a hook to the ribs.
Chan struggles to land a body shot inside as Mencken controls his hands.
A head punch on the inside from Chan fails to land.

Chan lands a takedown into guard.
Chan lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Mencken is adopting a defensive guard.
Mencken preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chan wants to control from the top but Mencken keeps moving.
Chan scoring with punches to the head and body.
Mencken is looking to stand up but Chan isn't so interested in that idea.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Chan dives in for a single leg takedown but Mencken sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Mencken throws a big counter combination but Chan scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Chan takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Chan looks to land a left hand but Mencken moved out of range nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Chan misses with a wild body shot.
A thudding body kick lands there by Mencken!

Mencken moves into range and clinches up with Chan.
Mencken lands with a left to the head.
Mencken lands a nice shot to the body.
Chan looks winded!
Mencken misses with a punch on the inside.
Chan is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Mencken is defending well.
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as Chan controls his hands.
Mencken misses with a punch to the body.

Chan breaks from the clinch.

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

It looks like Jackie Chan has been cut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Chan stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Mencken.
Mencken's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Chan connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Mencken scrambles back to his feet.
Chan takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Mencken feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Chan's calf.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Chan is defended easily by Mencken.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Mencken moves into the clinch.
Chan drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Chan is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Mencken pulls him back up using the underhooks.

Chan breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Chan steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Mencken. That one must have hurt.
Mencken moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Good standup being displayed there by Chan as he connects with a hook.
HL Mencken is winning the standup battle so far.
Mencken keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Chan.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Chan throws a poor cross that misses
enabling Mencken to counter with a crisp jab.
Chan looks to score with a jab to the body but Mencken is just out of range.
Mencken looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Chan fails to land with a series of punches.
Mencken ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Chan moves away.
Chan looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chan closes this distance looking for a takedown but Mencken circles away.
HL Mencken has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jackie Chan.
Chan is breathing heavily.
Chan shoots for a double leg takedown but Mencken sprawls well. He's pushed Chan's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Mencken misses with a wild body shot.
Chan on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Mencken moves in looking to clinch but Chan pushes him off.
Mencken displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Chan.
Chan walks forward, straight into a front kick from Mencken.
Mencken is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Chan can do to turn this around?
Mencken dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Mencken wants to clinch up but Chan keeps it at a distance.
Mencken scores with a sloppy right hand. Chan should have avoided that one.
Mencken's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Mencken duly obliges.
Mencken slips a straight right by Chan.
Mencken feints and then cracks Chan's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Chan down.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Mencken scores with a jab to the jaw.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chan takes one on the chin but seems OK.

Chan is rocked!
No luck for Chan with that takedown attempt.
Chan is still on wobbly legs! Can Mencken finish him?
Mencken has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Chan shoots in for a takedown but Mencken shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Chan seems to have recovered his senses.

Mencken rushes Chan and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Chan wants a takedown but no success here.
HL Mencken has scored more points in the clinch so far.

Mencken drops Chan onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Chan is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
Mencken tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Chan's elbow.
Mencken has Chan pressed against the cage. Chan drops his hands and Mencken takes advantage by unloading with a massive hook that sends Chan tumbling to the canvas! Mencken rains down with more punches but Chan was already out! That's a highlight reel knockout for Mencken!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:40 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). HL Mencken!
HL Mencken took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, Urban Fighter for their support in the buildup to the fight.
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Event: GAMMA#653 Bryant v Rutten 2     
Date:   Aug 12, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Thorbjorn Heimendahl and HL Mencken. Mencken has chosen Circle Jerks - Question Authority as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

201 cm
28
262 lbs
13 - 5 - 0
195 cm
27
261 lbs
16 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 180$)

Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Thorbjorn Heimendahl!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Jack Bonds and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Heimendahl connects with a right hand. Mencken shakes it off.
Heimendahl keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Heimendahl lands with a nice body punch.
Heimendahl misses with an uppercut.
Heimendahl throws a nice looking combination but Mencken bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Mencken takes a jab right on the kisser.
Mencken has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Mencken pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Heimendahl misses with a lunging right hand
and Mencken counters with a one-two to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Heimendahl looks to land a right hand but Mencken moved out of range.
A lazy body kick from Heimendahl
and Mencken counters with a right hand to the body.
Mencken throws a push kick but Heimendahl slaps the foot to one side.
Heimendahl throws a head kick that misses
and Mencken connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Mencken throws a looping overhand right but Heimendahl ducks down to avoid it.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Heimendahl - that will leave a mark!
Mencken takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Mencken blocks a head kick by Heimendahl.

That's one minute gone in the round.
No joy there for Heimendahl, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Heimendahl just misses with a punch to the body.
We've been informed that Mencken has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Mencken dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Mencken drops his hands momentarily and Heimendahl takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Sloppy strikes from Heimendahl. Those never looked like landing.
Heimendahl dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Heimendahl throws a wild body kick that Mencken sees coming a mile off.
Heimendahl looks to land a left hand but Mencken moved out of range nicely.
Heimendahl throws a right and a left that both miss.
Heimendahl with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Heimendahl checks a leg kick.
Heimendahl throws a quick counter kick to the body but Mencken avoids it.
Heimendahl tries to clinch there but Mencken circles away.
Mencken scoring well with a low kick there.
Heimendahl wants to clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Heimendahl delivers a nice body kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Good work by Mencken as he checks the leg kick.
Nice defenses there by Mencken.
Heimendahl fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.

Mencken drives through and clinches with Heimendahl against the cage.
Heimendahl can't find room to land a body shot as Mencken controls the action.
Mencken tries to work over Heimendahl's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mencken throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Our sources have told us that Heimendahl has been working on his elbows in the gym.
Mencken scores with a nice hook to the head.
Heimendahl blocking some punches.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Mencken.
Heimendahl lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Heimendahl misses with an elbow over the top.
Heimendahl pushes off an throws an elbow but Mencken leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken misses with a punch to the body.
Heimendahl lands with a short shot to the head.
Heimendahl throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Mencken misses with a punch on the inside.
Mencken goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as Heimendahl controls his hands.
Mencken takes an elbow to the forehead.
Heimendahl tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Heimendahl scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Heimendahl's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Mencken tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Heimendahl's elbow.
Heimendahl creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Mencken's defenses.
A nice left hand lands by Mencken.
Mencken throws a punch but it's blocked by Heimendahl.
Heimendahl struggles to land a body shot inside as Mencken controls his hands.
Heimendahl tries to work over Mencken's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mencken throws a head punch that misses.
Mencken dodges an elbow strike from Heimendahl.
Mencken dodges an elbow strike from Heimendahl.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken misses with a hook from the clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A head punch on the inside from Heimendahl fails to land.
Mencken goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Heimendahl throws a head punch that misses.
Heimendahl throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Heimendahl controls the action.
Heimendahl prevents a body shot from Mencken.
Mencken blocks a body shot from Heimendahl.
Heimendahl misses with some punches.
A short uppercut from Heimendahl.
Mencken tries a body shot but Heimendahl blocks it.
Mencken throws a head punch that misses.
Heimendahl struggles to land a body shot inside as Mencken controls his hands.
Mencken tries a body shot but Heimendahl blocks it.
Mencken tries to work over Heimendahl's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mencken scores with a shoulder strike.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Heimendahl scores with a nice hook to the head.
Mencken throws a punch but it's blocked by Heimendahl.

Mencken breaks from the clinch.
Heimendahl scores with a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mencken swings for the body but Heimendahl moves out of range.
Heimendahl uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mencken.
Nice body kick there by Heimendahl.
Mencken is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Thorbjorn Heimendahl is winning the standup battle so far.
Mencken keeps Heimendahl at a distance using the push kick.
Heimendahl scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Mencken doesn't seem bothered though.
Heimendahl cracks Mencken with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Nice straight punches there by Heimendahl. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Heimendahl.
Heimendahl throws a sloppy head kick
enabling Mencken to counter with a crisp jab.
Mencken looks to throw a body kick
enabling Heimendahl to counter with a crisp jab.
Heimendahl throws a body kick that misses.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A lazy body kick from Heimendahl
and Mencken counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Heimendahl throws a body kick that misses.
Mencken tries a quick counter leg kick but Heimendahl is wise to it.
Mencken goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Mencken staying out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Heimendahl lands a jab to the head.
Heimendahl tries to clinch but Mencken moves out of range.
Mencken bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Heimendahl does a little dance to reset his feet.
Mencken works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Heimendahl throws a body kick that misses.
Mencken misses with a two punch combination.
Mencken keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Heimendahl tries a head kick but it misses.
Mencken was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Mencken lands with an uppercut that bounces Heimendahl off the cage and back into range.
Heimendahl throws the kick towards the body but Mencken avoids it.
Heimendahl scores with a sloppy right hand. Mencken should have avoided that one.
Heimendahl moves out of range of the strikes.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Heimendahl fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Mencken has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Heimendahl moves into the clinch successfully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Heimendahl lands a nice elbow.
Heimendahl lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Mencken gets through Heimendahl's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A hook to the body from Heimendahl.
Mencken tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Heimendahl's elbow.
Heimendahl blocks an uppercut.
With the fighters up against the cage, Heimendahl throws an elbow but misses.
Mencken lands a shot to the body.
Heimendahl swings wildly with an uppercut but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.
Heimendahl is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Mencken can do to turn this around?
Heimendahl pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Heimendahl throws a punch but it's blocked by Mencken.
Mencken scores with a hook to the body.
Mencken blocks an elbow strike.
Mencken lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Heimendahl misses with a body punch.
Mencken tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken lands an uppercut.
Mencken misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mencken.
Heimendahl misses with an elbow strike.
Heimendahl blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mencken blocks a body shot from Heimendahl.
Mencken scores with a shot to the side of Heimendahl's head.
Mencken tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Heimendahl lands a nice elbow.
Mencken has a couple of punches blocked by Heimendahl.
Heimendahl throws an elbow that misses.
A nice left hand lands by Mencken.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Heimendahl avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Heimendahl misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken lands a hook to the side of the head.
A short uppercut from Heimendahl.
Heimendahl throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Heimendahl misses with a shot to the kidneys.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Heimendahl controls the action.
Mencken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mencken lands a body punch.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Mencken scores with a nice hook to the head.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
Mencken tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Heimendahl's elbow.
Still in the clinch, Mencken scores with a nice short uppercut.
Heimendahl blocks an uppercut.
Mencken avoids the elbow strike from Heimendahl, against the cage.

Mencken's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Heimendahl misses with a body shot
and Mencken counters with a nice uppercut.
Heimendahl throws a quick inside leg kick.
Heimendahl moves out of range of the body kick from Mencken.
A head kick misses from Heimendahl.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A good leg kick by Heimendahl.
Heimendahl tries to clinch there but Mencken circles away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but HL Mencken will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Mencken throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Heimendahl.
Heimendahl takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Heimendahl takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Mencken misses the jab.
Heimendahl throws a body shot but no joy.
Mencken moves out of range as Heimendahl strikes.
Mencken ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Heimendahl moves away.
A big left from Heimendahl misses.
Nice cross by Heimendahl.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken swats away the attempt to clinch by Heimendahl.
Heimendahl throws a lazy body kick
letting Mencken counter with a right hand.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Mencken 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 Heimendahl has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Heimendahl and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Heimendahl looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Mencken feints a counter leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken thuds his right hand into Heimendahl's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Mencken moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Mencken takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Mencken dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Heimendahl. That did some damage!
Mencken keeps the fight on the outside.
Mencken is looking to clinch.
Mencken keeps the fight on the outside.
A head kick misses from Heimendahl.
Mencken ducks under a wild hook from Heimendahl.
Mencken scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Heimendahl doesn't seem bothered though.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Heimendahl needs to keep his hands up - Mencken had a free shot at his head there.
Mencken thows a body kick. Heimendahl tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Mencken connects with a solid leg kick.
That kick from Mencken tenderised Heimendahl's leg. Heimendahl is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A lazy body kick from Heimendahl
and Mencken counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Mencken scores with a jab.
Heimendahl defending well as Mencken loads up on a big left hand.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Heimendahl does a little dance to reset his feet.

Heimendahl darts in and clinches Mencken up against the cage.
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A shot in the inside from Heimendahl.
Heimendahl lands a hook that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
A left hand lands to the body for Heimendahl.
Heimendahl pushes Mencken back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
A head punch on the inside from Heimendahl fails to land.

Mencken pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Heimendahl misses with the combination.
Mencken keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken slips under a jab from Heimendahl.
Mencken doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Mencken lands with a good body shot.
Mencken looks to throw the jab but Heimendahl is out of range.
Heimendahl is looking to clinch but Mencken is avoiding it.
Mencken throws a shot from downtown. Heimendahl moves away and avoids it.
Heimendahl throws a right hand that misses
and Mencken counters with a one-two to the body.
Heimendahl wants to clinch up but Mencken keeps it at a distance.
Mencken avoids the head kick by Heimendahl.
Heimendahl throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Mencken 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 Heimendahl has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Heimendahl and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Heimendahl tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Mencken manages to circle out of the way.
Mencken lands a head shot.
Heimendahl tries to clinch but Mencken is having none of it.
Heimendahl looks for the body kick but Mencken saw that one coming.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Mencken blocks the body kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Heimendahl shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Heimendahl swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
It seemed like Mencken was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Mencken takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.

Heimendahl is rocked!
A swing and a miss from Mencken.
Heimendahl fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Mencken lands a nice shot to the body.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Heimendahl crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Mencken - the referee stops the clock and Heimendahl gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Mencken. Heimendahl manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Mencken scores with a hook.
Oh Heimendahl is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Heimendahl waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Mencken.
Heimendahl seems to have got his legs back now.
Mencken thows a leg kick but Heimendahl checks it

and Heimendahl moves into the clinch.
Mencken lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Mencken lands a right hand that snaps the head of Heimendahl backwards.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by split decision... HL Mencken!

HL Mencken really struggled to get his t-shirt on before his hand was raised. Making sure that Urban Fighter logo gets some air time is pretty tricky when you're all sweaty.
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Event: GK 139 Fresh Blood     
Date:   Jul 22, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Evandro Guedes and HL Mencken. Mencken has chosen Circle Jerks - Question Authority as his entrance music. HL Mencken is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

202 cm
25
292 lbs
12 - 3 - 0
195 cm
27
261 lbs
15 - 6 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Nutrition
Amped Performance

Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Evandro Guedes!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Franklyn Lucas, Reed Andrews and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A chopping leg kick lands by Mencken.
Guedes bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Mencken swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Guedes.
Guedes throws an off balance right hand
and Mencken counters with a slapping leg kick.

Guedes feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Mencken sprawling to the canvas! Mencken rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can Guedes finish him?!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mencken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Guedes smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Mencken throws a body kick that misses.

Mencken drives through and clinches with Guedes against the cage.
Guedes controlling the action here for a moment.
Mencken lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Guedes tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Guedes working aggressively here.
Guedes misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Guedes stalling against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short body shot lands from Mencken as the two fighters clinch.
Mencken throws a head punch that misses.
Mencken throws a punch but it's blocked by Guedes.
Guedes misses with some punches.
We've been informed that Mencken has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Mencken tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Guedes controls the action.
A nice right hand lands inside from Guedes.
Mencken lands with a right to the head.
Mencken blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Mencken lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Guedes misses with a punch on the inside.
Guedes misses with a body punch.
Guedes throws a punch but it's blocked by Mencken.
Mencken lands with a right to the head.
Mencken swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Guedes is trying to maintain a safe position but Mencken gets an underhook and turns Guedes into the cage.
Guedes lands a shoulder strike.
Guedes can't find room to land a body shot as Mencken controls the action.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Mencken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mencken lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Guedes.
Mencken blocking some punches.
Guedes tries to throw a body punch but Mencken avoids it by throwing Guedes back against the cage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as Guedes controls his hands.
Guedes blocks an uppercut.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
Mencken tries to work over Guedes's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mencken goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
I was talking to Guedes's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Mencken lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Guedes backwards.
Mencken lands with a left to the head.
Guedes misses with a punch on the inside.
Guedes misses with the head strike.
Mencken takes a shot to the head.
Mencken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mencken lands a left hand that snaps the head of Guedes backwards.
Mencken lands with a short shot to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Guedes misses with a hook from the clinch.
Guedes trying to control the position but instead, Mencken has worked for underhooks and has pushed Guedes into the cage.
Guedes pushes Mencken back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Guedes tries to throw a body punch but Mencken avoids it by throwing Guedes back against the cage.
Guedes working aggressively here.
A nice right hand lands inside from Mencken.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Guedes.
Mencken scores with a shot to the side of Guedes's head.
Mencken misses with a hook from the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mencken.
Mencken lands an uppercut.
Guedes can't find room to land a body shot as Mencken controls the action.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Guedes avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Mencken.
Guedes lands with a light punch inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken digs a right hand into Guedes's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Guedes's gas tank.
Mencken blocks an uppercut.
Guedes misses with a hook to the ribs.
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!
Guedes blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Guedes takes a shot to the head.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
Guedes has a couple of punches blocked by Mencken.
Guedes blocking some punches.
Guedes lands a shot to the body.
Mencken tries to work over Guedes's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Guedes tries to work over Mencken's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mencken.
Mencken lands a right hand.
Guedes misses with a hook from the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Guedes.
Guedes looking to slow down the pace here.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Guedes controls the action.
Guedes throws a head punch that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but HL Mencken will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Guedes tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Mencken lands with a thumping leg kick.
Mencken misses with an uppercut.
HL Mencken seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mencken tries a low kick but Guedes avoids it.
Mencken scores with a hook to the body. Guedes takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Guedes looks to throw the jab but Mencken is out of range.
Mencken tries a quick counter leg kick but Guedes is wise to it.
Mencken misses with a lunging right hand
and Guedes counters with a one-two to the body.
Mencken fails to land with a series of punches.
A shot to the liver by Guedes. Beautiful body shot.
Guedes comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Guedes swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Mencken avoids a punch combination nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken scores with a shot to the body.
Mencken lands with an overhand left.
Guedes misses with a body shot.
A head kick from Mencken lands but Guedes takes it in his stride.
Mencken throws a head kick that misses.
Mencken lands a body shot.
A shot to the liver by Guedes. Beautiful body shot.
Guedes cracks Mencken with a good jab.
Mencken just misses with a punch to the body.
Guedes is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Mencken misses with a hook. Guedes ducked under it nicely.
Mencken moves out of range of the strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Guedes slips under a jab from Mencken.
Evandro Guedes is winning the standup battle so far.
Mencken uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Guedes.
Mencken lands with a slapping head kick.

It looks like Evandro Guedes has been cut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Guedes looks to land a combination but Mencken avoids it well.
Mencken lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Guedes uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mencken.
Guedes walks into a left hand.
Guedes closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Guedes swings for the body but Mencken moves out of range.
Mencken scores with a kick to the body.
Mencken staying out of range there.
Guedes throws a series of strikes that have Mencken backpedaling.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Guedes.
Mencken throws a nice inside leg kick.
Guedes swings away with a body shot that misses
and Mencken counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Mencken ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Mencken let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Mencken avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Guedes throws a series of punches but Mencken avoids them all with ease.
A little jabbing left from Mencken on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

Mencken has Guedes up against the cage in a clinch.
Guedes tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Guedes fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Guedes has a couple of punches blocked by Mencken.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Guedes avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Guedes doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Good body shot from Mencken.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken lands with a left to the head.
A short right from Mencken.
Guedes is trying to break free.
Guedes misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken scores with a hook to the body.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Guedes controls the action.
Mencken lands with a short shot to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Guedes can't find room to land a body shot as Mencken controls the action.
HL Mencken seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Mencken lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Mencken scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A short right from Guedes on the inside.
Mencken goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mencken blocks an uppercut.
Mencken lands a body punch in the clinch.
Mencken lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Mencken creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Guedes tries a body shot but Mencken blocks it.
A right hook to the body lands for Mencken.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

HL Mencken 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! Back to the action!


Mencken scores with a punch to the head.
Mencken dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Guedes uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mencken.
Mencken scores with a crisp jab that stopped Guedes in his tracks.
Mencken scores with a push kick.
Mencken connects with a body shot that sends Guedes's belly button to the back.
Mencken looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Mencken bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Mencken connects with an inside leg kick.

Mencken has closed the distance and engaged Guedes in a clinch.
Guedes tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Guedes throws a head punch that misses.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mencken lands a nice uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Guedes or not.
Good body shot from Mencken.
Mencken has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A short uppercut from Mencken.
Guedes is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Mencken lands with a left to the head.
Mencken lands a body shot in the clinch.
Mencken lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.

Guedes is rocked!
Mencken lands with a short shot to the head.
Oh Guedes is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Mencken creates some distance for himself and unleashes a massive uppercut that sends Guedes's eyes rolling into the back of his head! Guedes drops to his knees and Mencken pours it on with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:35 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken!
HL Mencken is the new super heavyweight champion!
Jumping up and down and very excited, HL Mencken waved his t-shirt featuring Urban Fighter's logo in front of the cameras.
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FIGHT
RATING
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Event: GK 133 - Mencken vs Guedes     
Date:   Jun 11, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between HL Mencken and Evandro Guedes. Mencken's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Circle Jerks - Question Authority. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

195 cm
26
261 lbs
15 - 5 - 0
202 cm
25
292 lbs
11 - 3 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

Amped Performance



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 15 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Evandro Guedes!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, Joseph Jones and John Roberts.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Guedes avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Mencken slips under a jab.
The fight stays on the outside here - Mencken looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Guedes moves out of range of the body kick.
Jab by Mencken.

It looks like Evandro Guedes has been cut.
Guedes changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Guedes misses with a hook to the body
and Mencken counters with a good low kick that Guedes was not able to check.
Guedes takes a shot right to the bread basket.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Guedes throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A punch combination from Guedes misses.
Mencken lands a jab.
Mencken throws a front kick aimed at Guedes's knee but Guedes avoids it well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken misses with a series of wild punches.
Guedes misses with a body shot
and Mencken connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Mencken has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Guedes uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mencken.
Guedes tries to clinch there but Mencken circles away.
A big left from Guedes misses.
Mencken looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Mencken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mencken lands with a right hand.
Guedes looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Guedes throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mencken looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Mencken throws a low kick but Guedes avoids it.
Guedes throws a predictable looking body shot
enabling Mencken to counter with a crisp jab.
Mencken lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Guedes counters with a straight right hand.
Guedes checks a leg kick nicely.
Guedes now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Mencken moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mencken takes a swing at Guedes's ribcage but misses.
Guedes misses with a jab to the body
and Mencken counters with a thumping low kick.

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

Mencken is rocked!

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Mencken lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Mencken scores with a body shot.
Mencken throws a lazy uppercut
and Guedes counters with a big right hand! Oh Mencken is in trouble here! Guedes follows up with more strikes and that's it! The ref has stopped it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:48 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Evandro Guedes!
Evandro Guedes is the new super heavyweight champion!
After winning the bout, Evandro Guedes 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: GKNY 129 - Gumption vs Mencken 5     
Date:   May 13, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Bubba Gumption and HL Mencken. Mencken has chosen Circle Jerks - Question Authority as his entrance music. Rumors backstage are that the fighters have been paid to keep it standing but we know that would never happen in MMA!

192 cm
26
260 lbs
16 - 3 - 0
195 cm
26
261 lbs
15 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
ON TAP 160Q Nutrition

Urban Fighter
Voodoo Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bubba Gumption!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Jonathan Paton, John Kavanagh and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gumption stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Mencken.
Gumption fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mencken manages to avoid it.
Gumption chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Gumption has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Gumption there as he acknowledges the shot.
Mencken takes one on the button.
Gumption takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Gumption blocks the body kick.
A little feinted left hand from Gumption on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Gumption has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
A jab lands there for Mencken.
Gumption tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mencken was well out of range. Poor timing from Gumption.
Gumption takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Gumption scores with a nice body kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gumption throws a lazy head kick
and Mencken counters with a straight right hand.
Mencken tries to move into range but Gumption moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Gumption looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Mencken shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Gumption misses with a body kick.
Mencken with a nice cross.
Gumption misses with a body kick.
A countering left hand to the body from Mencken misses.
Mencken takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Mencken changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Mencken loads up on a big right hand but Gumption slips the punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken moves forwards but Gumption connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Nice straight punches there by Gumption. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Gumption.
Gumption lands with a shot to the body.
Gumption fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Mencken defending well as Gumption loads up on a big left hand.
We've been informed that Mencken has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Gumption connects with a leg kick. Mencken looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Mencken plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Mencken throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Gumption swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
That kick from Mencken tenderised Gumption's leg. Gumption is trying to keep his angry face on.
Gumption lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Donk. Gumption catches Mencken right on the button with a cross.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mencken fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Gumption looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Gumption lands a brutal head kick. Mencken looks out on his feet and Gumption throws more strikes until the ref is forced to stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:46 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Kick and Punches). Bubba Gumption!
Bubba Gumption retains his super heavyweight title!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Bubba Gumption made sure he mentioned ON TAP 160Q Nutrition, along with how happy he was to win his fight.
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Event: GKNY 125 - Boom vs Wills     
Date:   Apr 15, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between HL Mencken and Benno Wagner . Mencken comes to the cage accompanied by Circle Jerks - Question Authority. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

195 cm
26
265 lbs
14 - 4 - 0
207 cm
26
260 lbs
4 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

Urban Fighter
Voodoo Nutrition

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Benno Wagner !
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Wagner throws a right hand that Mencken ducks under and follows up with a left that Mencken also avoids with ease.
Wagner staying out of range there.
Wagner is looking to clinch.
Mencken misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Wagner is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Wagner avoids the body shot from Mencken.
Wagner takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Wagner misses with a head kick.
Wagner lands with a cross.
Mencken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Wagner uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mencken.
Wagner tries to close the distance and clinch but Mencken swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.

Wagner forces Mencken back against the cage and clinches.
Mencken misses with a body punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken lands a body punch.
Mencken lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Wagner scores with a shot to the side of Mencken's head.
Wagner with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Mencken is working Wagner over against the cage.
Mencken presses Wagner against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Wagner throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Mencken lands an uppercut.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
Mencken lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Wagner .
Wagner looks winded!
Mencken lands a body shot in the clinch.
Mencken has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Mencken lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Wagner or not.
Mencken lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Good body shot from Mencken.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mencken digs a right hand into Wagner 's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Wagner 's gas tank.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mencken stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Mencken lands a body shot in the clinch.
Mencken cracks Wagner with a nice body shot.
A right hand to the body from Mencken.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken lands a nice shot to the body.
Mencken lands with a light punch inside.
Wagner 's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Mencken scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Mencken lands a right hand.
Mencken lands a body punch.
Mencken gets through Wagner 's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Wagner has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Mencken seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Wagner can turn it around.
Mencken lands a right hand that snaps the head of Wagner backwards.
Mencken scores with a hook to the body.
Mencken lands a body punch in the clinch.
A shot in the inside from Mencken.
Mencken misses with a punch to the body.
Mencken misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nice body punch from Mencken.
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as Wagner controls his hands.
Mencken gets through Wagner 's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Mencken lands with a left to the head.
Nice body punch from Mencken.
A short right from Mencken.

Wagner is rocked!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A right handed body shot lands from Mencken.
Wagner is still on wobbly legs! Can Mencken finish him?
Mencken lands a big right hand that drops Wagner ! The killer instinct kicks in and Mencken finishes his opponent with a series of strikes from mount. A dominating finish by Mencken!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:11 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken!
HL Mencken gave a mention to Voodoo Nutrition in his post fight interview. That will please them (and hopefully generate some sales).
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Event: GKNY 121-Mencken/Gumption III     
Date:   Mar 18, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between HL Mencken and Bubba Gumption. Chooooooooon! I think Mencken might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Circle Jerks - Question Authority. Bubba Gumption is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

195 cm
25
265 lbs
14 - 3 - 0
192 cm
25
260 lbs
14 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter
Voodoo Nutrition

ON TAP 160Q Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bubba Gumption!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, Chad Campbell and Jorge Garcia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gumption throws a body punch but Mencken moves out of range.
Gumption throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Gumption defending well as Mencken loads up on a big left hand.
HL Mencken seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gumption wants to slow Mencken down by chopping away at his legs.
Mencken lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Gumption circles away quickly and effectively.
Mencken has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Mencken there as he acknowledges the shot.
Gumption sizes up Mencken with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Gumption tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mencken was well out of range. Poor timing from Gumption.
Mencken takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Mencken cracks Gumption with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Gumption scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Gumption lands with a straight right. Mencken didn't see that one coming.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mencken tries to close the distance and clinch but Gumption swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Gumption is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Gumption slips a straight right by Mencken.
Mencken has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Mencken displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gumption throws out the jab.
Mencken swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Mencken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mencken fails in his attempt to clinch.
Gumption misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Gumption takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Mencken smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
A jab from Mencken finds it's way through Gumption's defenses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sloppy strikes from Gumption. Those never looked like landing.
It looked like Mencken was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Mencken throws a body punch but Gumption moves out of range.
Gumption scores with a leg kick.
Gumption fails to land with a series of punches.
Gumption swats away the attempt to clinch by Mencken.
Gumption misses the jab.
Mencken wants to clinch.
Gumption chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Gumption throws a head kick that misses.
Gumption connects with a body shot.
Gumption walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Mencken checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Gumption takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Nice cross by Mencken.
Gumption tests Mencken's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gumption looks to land a body kick but Mencken moved away.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gumption misses with a wild body shot.
Mencken uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gumption.
Mencken lands with a straight right. Gumption didn't see that one coming.
Mencken throws a jab when Gumption was well out of range.
Gumption connects with a body shot that sends Mencken's belly button to the back.
Gumption throws a head kick that misses.
Mencken misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Gumption.
Gumption uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mencken.
Gumption takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Mencken moves away from the strike by Gumption.
Mencken looks to land a left hand but Gumption moved out of range nicely.
Gumption moves out of range as Mencken throws a body kick.
Mencken with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Gumption to score with a decent uppercut.
Mencken misses with an uppercut.
Mencken connects with a nice looking jab.
Gumption attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Mencken lands with a straight right. Gumption didn't see that one coming.
Gumption looks to land a left hand but Mencken moved out of range nicely.
Mencken is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gumption throws a body shot but no joy.
Gumption attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Gumption throws a front kick aimed at Mencken's knee but Mencken avoids it well.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Gumption checks a leg kick.
Gumption with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Mencken to score with a decent uppercut.
Gumption misses with a low kick.
Gumption lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Mencken circles away quickly and effectively.
Mencken scores with a leg kick.
Mencken takes one on the button.
Mencken changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Mencken cracks Gumption with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Gumption misses with a straight left.
Mencken seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Mencken moves out of range of the leg kick from Gumption.
Mencken lands with a shot to the body.
Jab from Mencken.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A telegraphed right hand from Mencken misses the target.
Gumption blocks a low kick nicely.

Mencken closes the distance and clinches.
A head punch on the inside from Gumption fails to land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gumption prevents a body shot from Mencken.
Mencken misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gumption misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mencken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mencken lands a nice uppercut.
Gumption working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A hook to the body from Mencken.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
Mencken blocks a body shot from Gumption.
Mencken makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Gumption misses with some punches.
Gumption lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Gumption struggles to land a body shot inside as Mencken controls his hands.
Gumption goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mencken blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gumption lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Gumption misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mencken lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Mencken blocks an uppercut.
Gumption misses with the head strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Bubba Gumption will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Gumption displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Mencken throws out the jab.
Mencken jabs at Gumption's body.
Mencken throws a sloppy head kick and Gumption moves out of range easily.
Mencken misses with a series of wild punches.
Mencken fails in his attempt to clinch.
Gumption connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Gumption misses with a head kick.
Good leg kick by Gumption there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Gumption throws a low kick, looking for Mencken's leg but Mencken calmly moves out of range.
Mencken throws a big counter combination but Gumption scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Gumption tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Mencken is able to avoid easily.
Gumption gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Mencken.
Mencken throws a hook to the side of Gumption's head but Gumption sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken misses with a jab to the body
and Gumption counters with a leg kick.
A slow jab from Gumption misses its intended target.
Gumption is looking to slow Mencken down with leg kicks.
Nice body punch from Gumption.
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!
Mencken clobbers Gumption with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.

Mencken moves into range and clinches up with Gumption.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gumption makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Gumption lands a shoulder strike.
Mencken prevents a body shot from Gumption.
Gumption misses with a punch on the inside.

Gumption's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
The fighters circling - Gumption throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Gumption is looking to land body kicks.
Mencken quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Mencken lands an overhand right.
Mencken throws a shot to the body.
Mencken dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Gumption. That did some damage!
Gumption swinging wildly here.
Gumption dodges the punch combination from Mencken.
Gumption pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Gumption throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Gumption cracks the inside of Mencken's front leg.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gumption throws a body punch but Mencken moves out of range.
Mencken checks a low kick from Gumption.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gumption connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Good work by Mencken as he checks the leg kick.
Mencken chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Gumption can pounce on him.
Mencken steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gumption.
Mencken throws a lazy right hand but Gumption sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A slapping leg kick lands for Gumption.
Gumption throws a low kick but it's checked well by Mencken.
Gumption lands a leg kick that knocks Mencken off balance momentarily.
Mencken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gumption was well out of range. Poor timing from Mencken.
Mencken swings for the body but Gumption moves out of range.
Mencken throws a jab when Gumption was well out of range.
Mencken pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mencken walks into a stiff left hand from Gumption.
Mencken throws a big shot that misses.
Gumption throws a push kick but Mencken slaps the foot to one side.
Gumption throws a sloppy head kick and Mencken moves out of range easily.
Gumption blocks the body kick.
Gumption looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Mencken throws a combination. Gumption tries to block but a couple of punches get through.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gumption waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Mencken.
Mencken on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Gumption avoids the head kick by Mencken.
Bubba Gumption seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Gumption moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Mencken tries a head kick but it misses.
Gumption lands a body shot.
Mencken showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Gumption.
Mencken moves out of range of the body kick.
A swing and a miss from Mencken.
Nice body punch from Mencken.
Mencken takes one to the chin there.
Gumption tries a head kick but it misses.
As Gumption tries to get set, Mencken tries to push him back and clinch up but Gumption manages to avoid the attempt.
Mencken throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mencken looks to score with a jab to the body but Gumption is just out of range.
Mencken misses with a looping left.
Gumption tries to land a front kick but Mencken steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Gumption is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gumption throws a leg kick but Mencken sees it coming and moves out of range.
Gumption looks to land a right hand but Mencken moved out of range.
Mencken misses with an uppercut. Gumption saw that one coming.
Mencken ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Mencken has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Good leg kick by Gumption there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Gumption ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Mencken loads up on a big right hand but Gumption slips the punch.
Gumption misses with a wild body shot.
Mencken thows a left - swing and a miss!
Gumption throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Mencken moves in looking to clinch but Gumption pushes him off.
A head kick misses from Gumption.
Gumption looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gumption looks for the body kick but Mencken saw that one coming.
Nice shot by Gumption.
Mencken moves out of range of the body kick.
Mencken moves away from the strike by Gumption.
Mencken loads up on a big right hand but Gumption slips the punch.
Gumption is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bubba Gumption showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Mencken just misses with a punch to the body.
Gumption punishes Mencken's body with a nice straight punch.
A telegraphed right hand from Mencken misses the target.
Mencken jabs Gumption right on the nose. Gumption blinks but takes it well.
Mencken avoids the head kick by Gumption.
As Gumption tries to get set, Mencken tries to push him back and clinch up but Gumption manages to avoid the attempt.
Gumption looks for the body kick but Mencken saw that one coming.
Mencken stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Gumption.
Mencken takes a swing at Gumption's ribcage but misses.
Mencken connects with a jab.
Gumption misses with a low kick.
Mencken checks the leg kick.
A counter left hand to the body from Mencken misses its target.
Gumption throws a push kick but Mencken slaps the foot to one side.
Mencken is looking to counter punch.
Gumption circles away from the clinch attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken misses the jab.
Gumption throws out a counter right but Mencken avoids it with no problem.
Mencken is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Gumption has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Mencken.
Mencken looks to score with a jab to the body but Gumption is just out of range.
Gumption lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Gumption takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Mencken throws a looping overhand right but Gumption ducks down to avoid it.
Gumption throws a right and a left that Mencken avoids nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gumption connects with a solid leg kick.
Gumption waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Mencken.
Gumption takes one on the button.
Gumption pivots, looking for a leg kick but Mencken is out of range and Gumption settles back down.
Gumption has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Gumption there as he acknowledges the shot.
Gumption scores with a jab.
Gumption on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Gumption throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Mencken throws a good cross that connects.
Gumption tries a head kick but it misses.
Gumption misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mencken.
A leg kick checked by Mencken.
Gumption needs to keep his hands up - Mencken had a free shot at his head there.
The crowd cheers as Mencken lands an impressive looking overhand right. Gumption doesn't seem phased though.
Gumption has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gumption gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Gumption connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken scores with a hook.
Mencken slips a jab from Gumption.
Mencken takes a swing at Gumption's ribcage but misses.
Gumption misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Gumption lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Mencken at a distance.
Gumption tries to move into range but Mencken moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Gumption takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Gumption staying out of range there.
Gumption moves out of range of the body kick.
Mencken throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gumption sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Mencken tries to close the distance and clinch up but Gumption swats him away and circles back towards the center.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Gumption! But no joy.
Mencken doesn't manage to clinch there - Gumption circles away.
Mencken moves out of range of the body kick from Gumption.
Mencken takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Gumption waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Mencken.
Gumption 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.
Mencken chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Gumption can pounce on him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Gumption.
Mencken misses with a looping left.
A slapping leg kick lands for Gumption.
Gumption throws a big shot that misses.
Mencken was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Mencken throws a right and a left that Gumption avoids nicely.
Mencken walks forward, straight into a front kick from Gumption.
Both fighters circling a little - Gumption finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Gumption tries a head kick but it misses.
Sloppy strikes from Mencken. Those never looked like landing.
Mencken feints a jab promting Gumption to slip. Mencken then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Gumption slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Gumption throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mencken throws a body punch but Gumption moves out of range.
Gumption connects with a high kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mencken throws a hook but Gumption blocks it.
Mencken fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Gumption checks it well.
Gumption throws a fast counter high kick but Mencken manages to duck under it in time.
Nice defenses there by Mencken.
Mencken misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gumption.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken avoids the head kick by Gumption.
Mencken was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Gumption lands a front kick.
Mencken uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gumption.
Gumption takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Gumption loads up on a big right hand but Mencken slips the punch.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Gumption 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 Mencken has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Mencken and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Gumption takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Gumption is looking to land body kicks.
Mencken lands with a hook. Gumption tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Gumption on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Mencken closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Mencken throws a right hand that Gumption ducks under and follows up with a left that Gumption also avoids with ease.
Mencken misses the shot to the body.
Gumption moves forwards but Mencken connects with a nice, crisp jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gumption clobbers Mencken with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Mencken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gumption was well out of range. Poor timing from Mencken.
Gumption swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Mencken checks a leg kick nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but HL Mencken did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Gumption looks to land a left hand but Mencken moved out of range nicely.
Mencken lands a jab.

Mencken instigates a clinch.
Gumption lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mencken tries a body shot but Gumption blocks it.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Gumption avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Gumption lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Gumption swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gumption tries to throw a body punch but Mencken avoids it by throwing Gumption back against the cage.
Mencken lands a body shot in the clinch.
Gumption misses with the head strike.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mencken.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mencken.
Mencken misses with the head strike.
Gumption misses with some punches.
Gumption lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Mencken takes a shot to the head.
Good body shot from Gumption.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gumption prevents a body shot from Mencken.
Mencken lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gumption backwards.
Mencken lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Mencken throws a punch but it's blocked by Gumption.
A head punch on the inside from Mencken fails to land.
Mencken tries to work over Gumption's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mencken swings wildly with an uppercut but Gumption uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mencken lands a nice uppercut.
Gumption lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Gumption takes a shot to the head.
Mencken swings wildly with an uppercut but Gumption uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mencken stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Mencken has Gumption pressed against the cage, preventing Gumption from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Gumption lands a right hand.
Mencken fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gumption misses with the head strike.
Mencken softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gumption lands with a light punch inside.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mencken lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Gumption or not.
Gumption is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short right from Gumption.
Gumption is leaning against Mencken and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Gumption lands with a light punch inside.
Gumption scores with a nice hook to the head.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mencken misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gumption is leaning against Mencken and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Nice body punch from Gumption - that landed with a thud.
Mencken's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

Gumption breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Gumption lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Mencken misses with a hook
and Gumption counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Mencken moves forwards but Gumption connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Gumption bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Mencken's head backwards.

Mencken is rocked!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gumption works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Oh Mencken is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

Mencken gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Gumption tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mencken's elbow.
Mencken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mencken seems to have got his legs back now.
Gumption leaning his opponent against the cage.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Gumption avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Gumption pushes Mencken back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Gumption controls the action.
Gumption misses with a body punch.

Gumption breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Gumption misses with a two punch combination.
A big right from Mencken misses.
Sloppy strikes from Mencken. Those never looked like landing.
Mencken throws a lazy right hand but Gumption sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Gumption looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gumption looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Gumption throws a leg kick but Mencken sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Mencken throws a jab but it's blocked by Gumption.
Mencken walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Mencken takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
A counter left hand to the body from Mencken misses its target.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A telegraphed right hand from Gumption misses the target.
Mencken is looking to counter punch.
Gumption scores with a leg kick.
Mencken swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Mencken scores with a nice strike.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Gumption, right into the meat.
Mencken tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Gumption manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Gumption turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Mencken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gumption looks to score with a jab to the body but Mencken is just out of range.
Gumption feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Mencken's calf.
Mencken throws a poor cross that misses
and Gumption counters with a good, hard body kick but Mencken shrugs it off.
Mencken lands with a straight right. Gumption didn't see that one coming.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bubba Gumption dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
That's time! Mencken's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Mencken throws a shot to the body.
Gumption throws a half hearted mid kick.
Mencken throws a hook to the side of Gumption's head but Gumption sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Gumption pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Mencken was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Mencken's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Gumption missing with a left hand there. Mencken was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Mencken keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gumption feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Mencken's calf.
Mencken bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Mencken appears to be looking for a big counter.
Gumption motions for Mencken to come forward. Gumption throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Gumption misses with an uppercut.
Mencken waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gumption.
Mencken connects with a looping right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken moves out of range as Gumption strikes.
Gumption throws a head kick that misses.
Mencken will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Gumption tries to score with a low kick but Mencken moves his leg out of the way.
Mencken connects with a high kick.
Mencken takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Mencken tries to clinch there but Gumption circles away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Some bone on bone action there as Mencken checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Mencken misses with a body shot.
Gumption just misses with a punch to the body.
Gumption tries a head kick but it misses.
Gumption throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Mencken misses with an uppercut. Gumption saw that one coming.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Gumption prevents a body shot from Mencken.
Gumption tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

Gumption manages to break the clinch.
Gumption on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Mencken throws a right and a left that Gumption avoids nicely.
Gumption 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.
Gumption looks to land a left hand but Mencken moved out of range nicely.
Mencken was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Gumption scores with a decent looking hook.
Mencken connects with a good right hand that stumbles Gumption. Gumption circles away out of range and recomposes himself.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Gumption.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gumption slips a straight right by Mencken.
A good leg kick by Gumption.
Gumption walks into a jab.
Mencken goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Mencken missing with a left hand there. Gumption was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Gumption missing with a left hand there. Mencken was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Gumption takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Mencken lands a slapping body shot.
A head kick misses from Mencken.
Mencken tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Gumption paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Gumption appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
That kick from Gumption tenderised Mencken's leg. Mencken is trying to keep his angry face on.
Mencken is looking to clinch.
Gumption connects with a single shot there.
Gumption scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Gumption staying out of range there.
Gumption connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gumption throws a shot from downtown. Mencken moves away and avoids it.
Gumption misses with a wild body shot.
Mencken thows a left - swing and a miss!
Mencken misses with a wild body shot.
Jab from Gumption.
Gumption misses with a straight right.
Gumption throws a quick inside leg kick.
Mencken throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
A jab from Gumption finds it's way through Mencken's defenses.
Mencken checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Mencken thuds a left hand into Gumption's body.
Gumption scores with a nice head shot.
A solid body kick from Gumption.
Gumption throws a body kick that misses.
Gumption keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nice body punch from Gumption.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Nice straight punches there by Gumption. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Gumption.
Bubba Gumption is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A shot to the liver by Mencken. Beautiful body shot.
Gumption throws a head kick but Mencken moves out of range.
Gumption misses with a looping right.
Mencken misses with a hook. Gumption ducked under it nicely.
Mencken misses with a hook. Gumption ducked under it nicely.
Gumption throws a chopping leg kick but Mencken manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Mencken crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Gumption - the referee stops the clock and Mencken gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Gumption. Mencken manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Gumption fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Gumption changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Gumption on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Gumption walks into a jab.
Gumption uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mencken.
Mencken tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Gumption counters with a lovely straight right hand!
HL Mencken has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Gumption lands with a thumping leg kick.
Gumption scores with a spinning back kick!

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight 46:49
Judge Chad Campbell scores the fight 46:49
Judge Jorge Garcia scores the fight 46:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Bubba Gumption!

Bubba Gumption is the new super heavyweight champion!
Bubba Gumption gave a mention to ON TAP 160Q Nutrition in his post fight interview. That will please them (and hopefully generate some sales).
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Event: GKNY 115 - Karlsson vs Mencken     
Date:   Feb 04, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Kalle Karlsson and HL Mencken. Karlsson comes to the cage accompanied by Carolus Rex - Sabaton. Mencken has chosen Circle Jerks - Question Authority as his entrance music. Kalle Karlsson could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to HL Mencken's chin.

215 cm
24
295 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
195 cm
25
265 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

MayheM sportswear
Sin City Allstars

Voodoo Nutrition
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Kalle Karlsson!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Karlsson tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Mencken connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Mencken throws out a loose jab but Karlsson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mencken throws a lazy right hand but Karlsson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Mencken lands with an overhand left.
Karlsson scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Mencken connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Mencken cracks Karlsson with an open hand slap.
Mencken lands a body shot.
Karlsson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Good shot there by Mencken.

Mencken pushes Karlsson up against the cage in a clinch.
A nice right hand lands inside from Mencken.
Mencken scores with a nice hook to the head.

It looks like Kalle Karlsson has been cut.
Mencken blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Good body shot from Mencken.
Karlsson tries to work over Mencken's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Karlsson.
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as Karlsson controls his hands.
Mencken makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Mencken swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mencken has a couple of punches blocked by Karlsson.
Karlsson swings wildly with an uppercut but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mencken fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken lands a shoulder strike.

Karlsson is rocked!
Mencken throws a big uppercut that drops Karlsson! More strikes from Mencken and the referee jumps in to stop the fight! Karlsson lies dazed against the cage as Mencken celebrates with his cornermen!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken!
HL Mencken is the new super heavyweight champion!
HL Mencken made sure to mention his sponsor, Voodoo Nutrition in his post fight interview.
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Event: GKNY 106 - Brewer vs Gumption     
Date:   Dec 10, 2016

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Tre Cruz and HL Mencken. Mencken has chosen Circle Jerks - Question Authority as his entrance music. Tre Cruz has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

201 cm
25
295 lbs
12 - 6 - 0
195 cm
24
265 lbs
12 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

MayheM sportswear

King of Fists



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Tre Cruz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are John Roberts, Jorge Garcia and Chad Campbell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Good work by Mencken as he checks the leg kick.
Mencken waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Cruz.
Mencken throws a shot to the body.
Cruz throws a low kick but Mencken avoids it.
Mencken scores with a punch to the head.
Cruz has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Thunder MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Mencken checks a leg kick.
Mencken now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Mencken smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Mencken misses with a two punch combination.
Mencken swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Cruz pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Cruz moves out of range as Mencken strikes.
We've been informed that Mencken has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Mencken rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Cruz moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Cruz blocks a jab.
Cruz throws a half hearted mid kick.
Mencken clobbers Cruz with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Mencken takes a swing at Cruz's ribcage but misses.
Cruz misses with a body shot.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Mencken! But no joy.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mencken lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Mencken lands a jab to Cruz's midsection.
Cruz takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Mencken is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Cruz.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cruz throws a jab when Mencken was well out of range.
Mencken misses with a looping left.
Mencken keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Mencken scoring well with a low kick there.
Cruz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Cruz 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 Mencken has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Mencken and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Mencken throws an overhand right that lands on Cruz's shoulder, as Cruz tries to avoid the shot.
Cruz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Mencken.
Cruz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Mencken keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A jab from Cruz misses.

Cruz closes the distance and clinches.
Mencken lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Cruz throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Mencken blocks it with crossed arms.
Cruz with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Mencken works on Cruz's body with a couple of short punches.
Cruz is breathing heavily.
Mencken lands a hook that snaps the head of Cruz backwards.
Mencken lands a body shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Nice body punch from Mencken.
Mencken works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Mencken lands a nice shot to the body.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Mencken.
Mencken softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Mencken lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Nice body punch from Mencken.
Mencken lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mencken lands with a light punch inside.
Mencken gets through Cruz's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

Mencken drops Cruz onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Cruz is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!

Cruz is rocked!
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as Cruz controls his hands.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Mencken.
Mencken lands with a left to the head.
Oh Cruz is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Cruz controls the action.
Cruz seems to have got his legs back now.
Mencken lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mencken digs a right hand into Cruz's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Cruz's gas tank.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Mencken.
Mencken scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Mencken lands a shoulder strike.
Mencken lands a nice shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken lands a nice shot to the body.
Mencken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mencken lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Nice body punch from Mencken - that landed with a thud.
Mencken scores with a shot to the side of Cruz's head.
Mencken is leaning against Cruz and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Still in the clinch, Mencken scores with a nice short uppercut.

Mencken drops Cruz onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Cruz is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
Mencken pushes Cruz back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mencken lands a huge punch on the inside that knocks Cruz senseless! Wow, what a way to end the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:36 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). HL Mencken!
HL Mencken managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, King of Fists, into his post fight interview.
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Event: GKNY 100 - Mencken vs Brewer     
Date:   Nov 12, 2016

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between HL Mencken and Frank Brewer. Mencken comes to the cage accompanied by Circle Jerks - Question Authority. Brewer has chosen Gangster's Paradise as his entrance music. This should be fireworks!

195 cm
24
265 lbs
12 - 2 - 0
193 cm
25
240 lbs
13 - 4 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Purple Belt
World class MT
Good gas tank

King of Fists

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Frank Brewer!
The judges for this bout are Chad Campbell, John Kavanagh and Alyssa Summers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Brewer.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Brewer does a little dance to reset his feet.
Brewer pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Mencken ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Brewer misses with a low kick as Mencken jumps back.
Brewer looks to land a body kick but Mencken moved away.
Sloppy strikes from Mencken. Those never looked like landing.
Brewer fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Brewer throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Mencken swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Mencken gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Mencken uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Brewer.
Brewer shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Mencken throws a shot from downtown. Brewer moves away and avoids it.
Mencken swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Mencken stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Brewer.
Mencken ducks under a wild hook from Brewer.
Mencken walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Brewer checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Mencken has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Brewer, right into the meat.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mencken throws a shot from downtown. Brewer moves away and avoids it.
Mencken takes a kick to the side of the head.
Mencken scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Brewer throws the kick towards the body but Mencken avoids it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brewer tries a head kick but it misses.
Brewer throws a low kick but it's checked well by Mencken.
Brewer thumps Mencken with a low kick.
We've been informed that Brewer has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Mencken throws a looping overhand right but Brewer ducks down to avoid it.
Nice defenses there by Brewer.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Brewer cracks Mencken with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Brewer uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mencken.
Mencken takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Mencken lands a jab to the nose.
A big right from Mencken misses.
Brewer uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Mencken.
Brewer fakes the leg kick and cracks Mencken in the body.
Brewer is looking to land body kicks.
A nice inside leg kick there by Brewer. That's going to slow Mencken down.
Mencken looks to land a left hand but Brewer moved out of range nicely.
A right-left combo lands from Mencken.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mencken scores with a hook.
Mencken slips under a jab from Brewer.
That kick from Brewer tenderised Mencken's leg. Mencken is trying to keep his angry face on.
Mencken cracks Brewer with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken moves out of range of the body kick from Brewer.
Brewer missing with a left hand there. Mencken was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Brewer throws the kick towards the body but Mencken avoids it.
Mencken fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Brewer manages to avoid it.
Mencken jabs Brewer right on the nose. Brewer blinks but takes it well.
A punch lands to the side of Brewer 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Mencken scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Brewer throws a head kick that half lands.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Brewer scoring well with a low kick there.
Brewer takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Mencken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Brewer looks to land a body kick but Mencken moved away.
Brewer throws the left hand but Mencken avoids the punch easily.
Mencken takes a swing at Brewer's ribcage but misses.
Mencken tried to score with a low kick but Brewer checks it.
Brewer digs a good body shot into Mencken's ribs.
Brewer thows a body kick. Mencken tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Mencken swings for the body but Brewer moves out of range.
Brewer swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Mencken missing with a left hand there. Brewer was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Brewer only half commits to the counter leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brewer misses with an attempted mid kick.
A leg kick checked by Mencken.
Brewer throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Mencken throws a one two combo.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Brewer. Mencken shrugs it off though.
Brewer ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Mencken takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Brewer scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Brewer feints and then cracks Mencken's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Mencken down.
Some wild striking there from Mencken.
Crunch! Brewer slams his shin into Mencken's torso.
Brewer lands a nice leg kick that just misses Mencken's sensitive parts.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Brewer scores with a spinning back kick!
Mencken throws out a loose jab but Brewer uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mencken tests Brewer's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Brewer bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A little jabbing left from Brewer on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Mencken is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Brewer avoids the body shot from Mencken.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brewer scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Mencken misses with an uppercut
and Brewer counters with a right hand to the body.
Mencken is breathing heavily.
Brewer throws a jab but it's blocked by Mencken.
Brewer throws a sloppy head kick and Mencken moves out of range easily.
Mencken 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.
Brewer looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Brewer keeps Mencken at a distance using the push kick.
Mencken throws a lazy uppercut
and Brewer counters with a body kick that stops Mencken in his tracks momentarily.
Brewer connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Brewer scores with a leg kick.
Brewer walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Mencken checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Brewer lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Brewer throws a low kick but it's checked well by Mencken.
Mencken just misses with a punch to the body.
Brewer throws out a counter right but Mencken avoids it with no problem.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Brewer is looking to slow Mencken down with leg kicks.
Mencken misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Brewer.
Brewer lands a nice looking kick to the body. Mencken takes a step back to recover.
A swing and a miss from Mencken.
Mencken lands with a straight right. Brewer didn't see that one coming.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Brewer throws a leg kick but Mencken checks it.
Brewer slips a jab from Mencken.
A nice side step and Brewer releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Brewer with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Brewer lands a nice looking body shot.
Mencken works the jab nicely.
Mencken waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Brewer.
Some bone on bone action there as Mencken checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Brewer throws a body shot but no joy.
Frank Brewer seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Mencken pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Brewer connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Brewer throws a quick inside leg kick.
Brewer throws a nice inside leg kick.
Brewer connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
A combination from Mencken does no damage.
An inside leg kick lands from Brewer.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Mencken might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Brewer avoids the body shot from Mencken.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Some bone on bone action there as Mencken checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Nice body kick there by Brewer.
Mencken scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Mencken throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mencken will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken throws a body shot but no joy.
Mencken's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Brewer pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Brewer with a nice cross.
Brewer takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Mencken tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Brewer misses with a looping left.
As Brewer looks to move away, Mencken throws a big counter combo but Brewer just gets out of the way.
Brewer looking to land some kicks to the body here.
HL Mencken seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Brewer dodges the punch combination from Mencken.
Brewer walks forward, straight into a front kick from Mencken.
Good exchange - Brewer coming out on top.
Mencken throws a jab but it's blocked by Brewer.
A nice leg kick lands there from Brewer.
Mencken scores with a decent looking hook.
Brewer thows a body kick. Mencken tries to catch it but that hurt him.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mencken takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Brewer tests Mencken's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brewer moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Brewer pivots, looking for a leg kick but Mencken is out of range and Brewer settles back down.
Mencken misses with a hook.
Mencken works Brewer's body with a nice hook.
Mencken ducks right into an uppercut from Brewer.
Brewer scores with a jab to the jaw.
Mencken will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Brewer tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Mencken has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Brewer.
Brewer dips to his left and cracks Mencken with an uppercut!
Mencken pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mencken fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Brewer manages to avoid it.
Mencken misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Brewer.
Brewer looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Brewer scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Brewer fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mencken manages to avoid it.
A head kick misses from Mencken.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Brewer scores with a leg kick.
Mencken misses with a body shot.
Brewer throws a front kick that sends Mencken stumbling back into the cage.
Brewer uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Mencken.
Mencken misses with a hook. Brewer ducked under it nicely.
Brewer moves out of range of the strikes.
Brewer only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Brewer looks to score with a jab to the body but Mencken is just out of range.
A counter left hand to the body from Mencken misses its target.
Mencken throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Brewer is trying to counter with his kicks.
An inside leg kick lands from Brewer.
Brewer attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Brewer slips under a jab from Mencken.
Mencken misses with a hook. Brewer ducked under it nicely.
Brewer connects with a solid leg kick.
Mencken misses with a straight left.
Mencken misses with a wild body shot.
Brewer throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Mencken throwing a counter right hand but Brewer manages to avoid it.
Mencken waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Brewer.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brewer will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Brewer throws a nice head kick!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mencken jabs at Brewer's body.
Mencken waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Brewer.
Brewer buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Brewer throws an overhand right that lands on Mencken's shoulder, as Mencken tries to avoid the shot.
Mencken checks the leg kick nicely there.
Brewer ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Brewer fakes the leg kick and cracks Mencken in the body.
Brewer connects with a jab.
Brewer ducks under a wild hook from Mencken.
Brewer throws a hook but Mencken avoids it easily.
Mencken is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
A big left from Mencken misses.
Mencken looks to score with a jab to the body but Brewer is just out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Brewer looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Brewer pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Mencken ducks right into an uppercut from Brewer.
Mencken swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Frank Brewer showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Mencken pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A jab from Mencken does it's job there.
Brewer has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Brewer throws a body kick that misses.
Mencken throws the left hand but Brewer avoids the punch easily.
Brewer bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Brewer lands a leg kick that knocks Mencken off balance momentarily.
Mencken blocks a head kick by Brewer.
Brewer takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Brewer throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Mencken throws a hook but Brewer avoids it easily.
Brewer throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mencken waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Brewer.
Mencken ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Brewer moves away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brewer avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Brewer throws a head kick but Mencken moves out of range.
Mencken pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mencken misses with a body shot.
Brewer connects with a body shot that sends Mencken's belly button to the back.
Mencken uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Brewer.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken misses the shot to the body.
Mencken looks to throw the jab but Brewer is out of range.
Brewer throws a head kick that Mencken semi-blocks.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Brewer.
Mencken keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Brewer.
The fighters circling - Mencken throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Brewer only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Mencken throws a body shot but no joy.
Brewer scores with a leg kick.
Brewer uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mencken.
Mencken jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Brewer lands a nice hook to Mencken's body. Mencken takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Brewer throws a head kick but Mencken moves out of range.
Brewer stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Brewer avoids the body shot from Mencken.
Mencken misses with a looping left.
Brewer misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Mencken throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brewer scores with a leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mencken throws a shot to the body.
Mencken throws a jab but it's blocked by Brewer.
Mencken moves away from the strike by Brewer.
Brewer defending well as Mencken loads up on a big left hand.
Brewer uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mencken.
Brewer throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Brewer 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.
Brewer uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mencken.
Brewer pushes Mencken away with a front kick.
Brewer slips under a jab.
Brewer doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Mencken throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Brewer moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Mencken waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Brewer.
Mencken throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Brewer.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Brewer with a hook.
Mencken misses with a looping left.
Mencken throws a lazy right hand but Brewer sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Brewer.
Brewer tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Mencken looks to land a left hand but Brewer moved out of range nicely.
Brewer is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Brewer throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Brewer chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Mencken tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Mencken throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Brewer throws a low kick but Mencken moves out of range easily.
Brewer dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Mencken. That did some damage!
Brewer ducks under a wild hook from Mencken.
Mencken takes a swing at Brewer's ribcage but misses.
Mencken blocks a low kick nicely.
Brewer misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Mencken throws the left hand but Brewer avoids the punch easily.
Mencken throws a series of strikes that have Brewer backpedaling.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Brewer.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Brewer doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Brewer finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Mencken lands a nice hook to Brewer's body. Brewer takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Brewer throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Mencken sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Mencken throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Brewer sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Brewer connects with a solid leg kick.
Mencken checks a leg kick.
Mencken throws a lazy right hand but Brewer sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Mencken works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Mencken throws a looping overhand right but Brewer ducks down to avoid it.
Mencken moves out of range of the leg kick from Brewer.
A telegraphed right hand from Mencken misses the target.
Mencken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mencken connects with a body shot that sends Brewer's belly button to the back.
Mencken scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mencken with a body punch. A glancing blow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Frank Brewer just about did enough to take it.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Brewer throws a body kick that misses.
Brewer displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Mencken throws out the jab.
Brewer is trying to counter with his kicks.
Mencken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Brewer looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Brewer thuds a left hand into Mencken's body.
Brewer throws a nice inside leg kick.
A leg kick checked by Mencken.
Brewer tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Mencken is looking to counter punch.
Brewer slips a straight right by Mencken.
Mencken takes a swing at Brewer's ribcage but misses.
Brewer moves out of range of the strikes.
Brewer lets loose with a powerful body kick. Mencken will feel that in the morning.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken throws a leg kick but Brewer sees it coming and moves out of range.
Brewer throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Mencken was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Brewer throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Brewer looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Mencken thuds his right hand into Brewer's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mencken lands an overhand right.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Brewer. Mencken shrugs it off though.
Brewer misses with a wild body shot.
Mencken just misses with a punch to the body.
Brewer tries a quick counter leg kick but Mencken is wise to it.
Mencken throws a looping overhand right but Brewer ducks down to avoid it.
Brewer has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Brewer throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Mencken takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Brewer takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Mencken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Brewer was well out of range. Poor timing from Mencken.
Brewer tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mencken was well out of range. Poor timing from Brewer.
Brewer keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Brewer misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Nice defenses there by Brewer.
Brewer is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Brewer fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Brewer misses with a hook. Mencken ducked under it nicely.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Brewer.
Mencken misses with a body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Brewer does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brewer scores with a nice strike.
Mencken misses with a looping left.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Brewer throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Brewer lands with a kick to the ribs.
Mencken staying out of range there.
Brewer feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Mencken's calf.
Mencken misses with a wild combination.
Brewer replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Mencken blocks it well.
Brewer ducks under a wild hook from Mencken.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Mencken checks a leg kick.
Mencken throws a combination. Brewer tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Mencken keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Mencken fails to land with a series of punches.
Brewer scoring well with a low kick there.
Brewer lands with a good body shot.
Brewer throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Brewer avoids the body shot from Mencken.
Brewer looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brewer slips under a jab from Mencken.
Mencken fails to land with a series of punches.
Brewer scores with a jab to the body.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
An inside leg kick from Brewer misses.
Mencken looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Brewer. Mencken does a little dance to reset his feet.
Mencken throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Mencken fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Brewer manages to avoid it.
Brewer tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mencken was well out of range. Poor timing from Brewer.
Mencken throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Brewer digs a good hook to Mencken's body.
Mencken ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Brewer moves away.
Brewer tests Mencken's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Mencken swings for the body but Brewer moves out of range.
Mencken takes a jab right on the kisser.
Mencken stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Brewer lands a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mencken tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Brewer takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Mencken looks to land a combination but Brewer avoids it well.
Brewer takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Brewer connects with an inside leg kick.
Mencken on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Mencken steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Brewer. That one must have hurt.
Brewer pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Brewer takes a swing at Mencken's ribcage but misses.
Brewer avoids the body shot from Mencken.
Mencken takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Brewer delivers a nice body kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mencken misses with an uppercut.
Brewer lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Brewer moves away from the strike by Mencken.
A bone on bone clash there as Mencken blocks the leg kick.
Brewer misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mencken.
Mencken is looking to counter punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Frank Brewer dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Mencken throws a big shot that misses.
Brewer appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Mencken looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Mencken uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Brewer.
Brewer slips under a jab from Mencken.
Brewer misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Mencken avoids a kick to the body.
Brewer misses with a body kick.
Mencken jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Mencken throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Mencken throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Brewer throws a low kick but Mencken avoids it.
Brewer throws a quick inside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Brewer lands a nice shot that snaps Mencken's head back.
Brewer scores with a kick to the body.
Mencken lands a two punch combo.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mencken throws a body shot but no joy.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Brewer does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brewer throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Mencken.
Mencken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Brewer was well out of range. Poor timing from Mencken.
Mencken takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Mencken jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Brewer scoring well with a low kick there.
Brewer throws a nice head kick!
Brewer moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Mencken scores with a shot to the body.
Brewer buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Mencken misses with a looping left.
Mencken throws a right hand that Brewer ducks under and follows up with a left that Brewer also avoids with ease.
Brewer uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mencken.
Brewer throws a jab but it's blocked by Mencken.
Brewer pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mencken moves out of range as Brewer throws a body kick.
Brewer slips a jab from Mencken.
Mencken throws a hook to the side of Brewer's head but Brewer sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Brewer manages to avoid it.
Brewer slips a jab from Mencken.
Mencken has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Brewer.
Mencken throws a body punch but Brewer moves out of range.
Brewer ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Mencken swings for the body but Brewer moves out of range.
Mencken tries to move into range but Brewer moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Brewer lands a glancing blow to the side of Mencken's head.
Frank Brewer is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Mencken throws a jab when Brewer was well out of range.
Mencken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Brewer was well out of range. Poor timing from Mencken.
Mencken ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Brewer moves away.
Brewer takes a swing at Mencken's ribcage but misses.
Brewer ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Brewer slips a jab from Mencken.
Mencken tries a head kick but it misses.
Brewer throws out a counter right but Mencken avoids it with no problem.
Mencken throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Brewer counters with a nice leg kick.
That kick from Brewer tenderised Mencken's leg. Mencken is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brewer wants to land a leg kick but Mencken is out of range.
Mencken checks a leg kick nicely.
Brewer bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Mencken checks a low kick from Brewer.
Brewer looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Mencken misses with a few strikes there.
Mencken misses the jab.
Mencken missing with a left hand there. Brewer was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Brewer is looking to slow Mencken down with leg kicks.
Brewer thumps Mencken with a low kick.
Brewer throws a leg kick but Mencken moved away.
A chopping leg kick lands by Brewer.
Mencken misses with a hook.
Brewer moves away from the strike by Mencken.
Brewer throws a front kick that sends Mencken stumbling back into the cage.
Brewer chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Mencken takes one on the chin but seems OK.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brewer explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Brewer moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mencken chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Brewer can pounce on him.
Brewer throws a nice outside leg kick.
Mencken is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Brewer.
Brewer takes one on the button.
Brewer with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Brewer lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Brewer scores with a sloppy right hand. Mencken should have avoided that one.
Mencken misses the shot to the body.
Brewer throws a fast counter high kick but Mencken manages to duck under it in time.
Nice uppercut lands for Mencken. That snapped Brewer's head back.
Brewer bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Mencken misses with a straight right.
Mencken misses with a straight right.
Mencken throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Brewer sees it coming and avoids it easily.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mencken misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Brewer.
HL Mencken has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A nice inside leg kick there by Brewer. That's going to slow Mencken down.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Chad Campbell scores the fight 45:50
Judge John Kavanagh scores the fight 45:50
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 46:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Frank Brewer!

Frank Brewer is the new super heavyweight champion!
After winning the bout, Frank Brewer 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: GKNY 92 - Mencken v Gumption 3     
Date:   Oct 01, 2016

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between HL Mencken and Bubba Gumption. Mencken comes into the arena with Circle Jerks - Question Authority blaring out of the sound system. Bubba Gumption has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

195 cm
23
265 lbs
11 - 2 - 0
192 cm
24
260 lbs
11 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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King of Fists

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KnockOut



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bubba Gumption!
The judges for this bout are John Roberts, Jorge Garcia and Franklyn Lucas.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mencken takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Mencken throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Gumption is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Mencken with a body shot.
Mencken on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Gumption. Gumption obviously looking to wear him down.
Mencken pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gumption fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mencken manages to avoid it.
Gumption takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Mencken looks to land a left hand but Gumption moved out of range nicely.
Gumption misses with a straight right.
Gumption tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Mencken paws at him with a jab and circles away.

Gumption instigates a clinch.
I was talking to Mencken's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Gumption fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
Gumption misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gumption prevents a body shot from Mencken.
Gumption lands a hook that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Gumption misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gumption softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Gumption throws a head punch that misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Gumption avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Gumption fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gumption tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mencken's elbow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gumption tries a body shot but Mencken blocks it.
Mencken blocking some punches.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Gumption controls the action.
Mencken takes a shot to the head.
Gumption misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gumption lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Mencken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mencken tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gumption's elbow.
Gumption tries a body shot but Mencken blocks it.
Mencken lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Gumption backwards.
Gumption struggles to land a body shot inside as Mencken controls his hands.
Gumption throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Menckens head.
Mencken is leaning against Gumption and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Mencken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A short uppercut from Gumption.
Mencken tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gumption's elbow.
Gumption blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gumption digs a right hand into Mencken's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Mencken's gas tank.
Mencken tries to work over Gumption's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mencken lands with a short punch from the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gumption lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gumption goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mencken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gumption swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gumption misses with a punch on the inside.
Gumption throws a head punch that misses.
Mencken blocks an uppercut.
Gumption can't find room to land a body shot as Mencken controls the action.
Mencken has a couple of punches blocked by Gumption.
Mencken misses with the head strike.
Gumption lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Mencken prevents a body shot from Gumption.
Gumption doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mencken stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Mencken blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gumption can't find room to land a body shot as Mencken controls the action.
Gumption has a couple of punches blocked by Mencken.
Gumption swings wildly with an uppercut but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Gumption on the inside.
Gumption blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mencken.
Mencken misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gumption misses with some punches.
Mencken working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Mencken blocks an uppercut.
Mencken tries a body shot but Gumption blocks it.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Gumption controls the action.
Gumption lands with a left to the head.
Gumption misses with a body punch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gumption.
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as Gumption controls his hands.
Gumption struggles to land a body shot inside as Mencken controls his hands.
Mencken makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Gumption working aggressively here.
Gumption misses with some punches.
Gumption misses with a punch on the inside.
Gumption tries to throw a body punch but Mencken avoids it by throwing Gumption back against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gumption misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Gumption avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Mencken lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gumption backwards.
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!
Gumption misses with some punches.
Mencken lands with a light punch inside.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
Mencken's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Gumption lands a right hand.
Mencken tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Gumption throws a punch but it's blocked by Mencken.
Mencken misses with the head strike.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gumption.
Mencken fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gumption.
Mencken works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Gumption lands a body punch in the clinch.
Mencken goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mencken tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gumption's elbow.
Mencken scores with a hook to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bubba Gumption dominated that round.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Gumption closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Gumption misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Nice defenses there by Gumption.
Mencken slips a jab from Gumption.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gumption. Mencken does a little dance to reset his feet.
Mencken throws a hook but Gumption blocks it.
Gumption uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Mencken.
Mencken lands a slapping body shot.

Mencken darts in and clinches Gumption up against the cage.
Gumption lands a body shot.
Bubba Gumption seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Gumption blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Mencken lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Gumption misses with a short punch on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as Gumption controls his hands.
Gumption misses with a punch on the inside.
Mencken blocking some punches.
Mencken prevents a body shot from Gumption.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Gumption controls the action.
Mencken misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken swings wildly with an uppercut but Gumption uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gumption lands a body shot.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Mencken takes a shot to the head.
Mencken prevents a body shot from Gumption.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Gumption avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Gumption swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gumption pushes Mencken back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gumption misses with a punch on the inside.
Gumption lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Mencken blocks a body shot from Gumption.
Gumption tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gumption blocks a body shot from Mencken.
Gumption works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Mencken lands a body punch.
Gumption goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gumption misses with a punch to the body.
Gumption lands with a light punch inside.
Gumption blocks a body shot from Mencken.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gumption lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Mencken takes a shot to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gumption lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Mencken lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Gumption blocks a body shot from Mencken.
Mencken lands a left hand.
Gumption tries to throw a body punch but Mencken avoids it by throwing Gumption back against the cage.
Mencken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gumption has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
Gumption tries a body shot but Mencken blocks it.
Gumption tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gumption lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mencken misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mencken lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Gumption or not.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Gumption struggles to land a body shot inside as Mencken controls his hands.
Gumption working aggressively here.
Mencken misses with a body punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken swings wildly with an uppercut but Gumption uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short left from Gumption.
A head punch on the inside from Mencken fails to land.
Mencken misses with a punch to the body.
Mencken lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Gumption misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gumption lands a right hand.
A nice left hand lands by Gumption.
Mencken fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Mencken lands a body punch.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Gumption avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Gumption throws a head punch that misses.
Mencken scores with a shoulder strike.
Gumption lands a shoulder strike.
A head punch on the inside from Mencken fails to land.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gumption misses with a punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gumption tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A head punch on the inside from Gumption fails to land.
Mencken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mencken misses with the head strike.
Gumption tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mencken's elbow.
Mencken digs a right hand underneath Gumption's ribcage. Gumption let out a lung full of air as it connected.
A left hand lands to the body for Mencken.
Mencken misses with a punch to the body.
Mencken lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gumption backwards.
Mencken scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Mencken lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Gumption controls the action.
Mencken lands with a right to the head.
Mencken working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A short body shot lands from Mencken as the two fighters clinch.
Mencken throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Nice body punch from Mencken - that landed with a thud.
Mencken pushes Gumption back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
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 HL Mencken will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Gumption takes a jab right on the kisser.
Mencken fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gumption manages to avoid it.
Mencken checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Gumption scores with a three punch combo!
Mencken works Gumption's body with a nice hook.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Mencken, as that shot connected.
Mencken fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Gumption punishes Mencken's body with a nice straight punch.
Gumption bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Mencken throws a body punch but Gumption moves out of range.
Mencken throws a looping overhand right but Gumption ducks down to avoid it.
Mencken connects with a jab.
Mencken scores with the left hand. Gumption knows he should have avoided that one.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gumption misses with a wild body shot.
Mencken throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gumption sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gumption throws out a counter right but Mencken avoids it with no problem.
Mencken moves out of range of the strikes.
Gumption is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Mencken rather than just go for the knockout.
Gumption swats away the attempt to clinch by Mencken.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Some bone on bone action there as Mencken checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Gumption showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Mencken.
Gumption throws a low kick but Mencken avoids it.
Mencken misses with a hook. Gumption ducked under it nicely.
A telegraphed right hand from Mencken misses the target.
Gumption ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Mencken moves away.
Mencken throws an overhand right that lands on Gumption's shoulder, as Gumption tries to avoid the shot.
Gumption looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Mencken misses with a straight left.
Gumption cracks Mencken with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Mencken throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mencken bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
HL Mencken seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The fighters circle momentarily. Gumption darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Gumption misses with a body shot.
Gumption throws a body kick that misses.
Gumption throws a solid leg kick but Mencken takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Gumption.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Gumption backs up against the cage.
Nice jab there from Mencken.

Mencken gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mencken tries a body shot but Gumption blocks it.
Mencken prevents a body shot from Gumption.
Mencken goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gumption.
A right handed body shot lands from Gumption.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Gumption misses with a punch on the inside.
Mencken tries a body shot but Gumption blocks it.
Mencken misses with a punch to the body.
Mencken blocks a body shot from Gumption.
Gumption struggles to land a body shot inside as Mencken controls his hands.
Gumption misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken gets through Gumption's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

Gumption breaks from the clinch.
Gumption swinging wildly here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gumption scores with a kick to the body.
Mencken throws the left hand but Gumption avoids the punch easily.
Gumption moves away from the strike by Mencken.
Mencken punishes Gumption's body with a nice straight punch.
Gumption uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mencken.
HL Mencken is winning the standup battle so far.
Gumption pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gumption lands a slapping body shot.
Gumption uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mencken.
Gumption throws a right and a left that Mencken avoids nicely.
Mencken scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Mencken throws a jab when Gumption was well out of range.
Gumption follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Mencken works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Gumption scores with a punch to the head.
Gumption throws a poor cross that misses
letting Mencken counter with a right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken scores with a decent looking hook.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gumption ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Mencken keeps the fight on the outside.
Gumption shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Mencken throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gumption sees it coming and avoids it easily.
And Gumption responds with a good body kick, but Mencken manages to step out the way in time.
Mencken smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Gumption on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Mencken loads up on a big right hand but Gumption slips the punch.
Gumption staying out of range there.
Nice body punch from Mencken.
A slow jab from Mencken misses its intended target.
Gumption tries a quick counter leg kick but Mencken is wise to it.
Mencken paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Mencken takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Mencken dips to his left and cracks Gumption with an uppercut!
Gumption throws out a loose jab but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gumption scores with a hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

HL Mencken clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken'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.


Gumption throws an overhand right that lands on Mencken's shoulder, as Mencken tries to avoid the shot.
Mencken was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Mencken misses the shot to the body.
The fight stays on the outside here - Mencken looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Gumption looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Mencken bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gumption pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gumption ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
The fighters circling - Mencken throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Mencken ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gumption moves away.
Gumption chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Gumption uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mencken.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gumption just misses with a punch to the body.
Mencken lands a body shot.
Mencken throws a shot from downtown. Gumption moves away and avoids it.
Gumption appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Gumption lands a nice looking body shot.
Gumption throws a shot from downtown. Mencken moves away and avoids it.
Jab from Mencken.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Gumption instigates a clinch.
Mencken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Mencken blocking some punches.
Gumption tries a body shot but Mencken blocks it.
Gumption's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Gumption throws a punch but it's blocked by Mencken.
Gumption throws a head punch that misses.
Mencken swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Gumption controls the action.
Mencken misses with a punch on the inside.
Gumption swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gumption misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gumption blocks a body shot from Mencken.
Mencken lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Gumption or not.
Gumption is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Gumption throws a punch but it's blocked by Mencken.
Gumption swings wildly with an uppercut but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gumption tries a body shot but Mencken blocks it.
Mencken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gumption.
Gumption swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gumption misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gumption can't find room to land a body shot as Mencken controls the action.
A short right from Mencken.
Mencken works on Gumption's body with a couple of short punches.
Mencken tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gumption misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as Gumption controls his hands.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gumption tries a body shot but Mencken blocks it.
Mencken stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Gumption avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Mencken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mencken scores with a nice hook to the head.
Gumption tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mencken's elbow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mencken.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Gumption controls the action.
Gumption blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A head punch on the inside from Mencken fails to land.
Mencken tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as Gumption controls his hands.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Gumption misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gumption misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mencken swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gumption tries to work over Mencken's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gumption tries a body shot but Mencken blocks it.
Gumption takes a shot to the head.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Gumption controls the action.
Gumption working aggressively here.
A right hook to the body lands for Mencken.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Mencken creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Mencken scores with a hook to the body.
Gumption blocks a body shot from Mencken.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Gumption prevents a body shot from Mencken.
Gumption misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken blocks a body shot from Gumption.
Mencken lands a nice uppercut.
A nice left hand lands by Mencken.
Mencken lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gumption misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mencken is leaning against Gumption and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Mencken lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Gumption takes a shot to the head.
A short uppercut from Mencken.
Mencken lands a body shot in the clinch.
Mencken works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Mencken lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Gumption backwards.

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

HL Mencken had his way with Bubba Gumption in that round.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Gumption needs to keep his hands up - Mencken had a free shot at his head there.
Gumption catches Mencken with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Gumption misses with a hook.
Mencken misses with a wild body shot.
Mencken throws an overhand right that lands on Gumption's shoulder, as Gumption tries to avoid the shot.
Gumption throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Mencken.
Gumption finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Mencken swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gumption has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Gumption there as he acknowledges the shot.
Gumption misses with a low kick as Mencken jumps back.
Mencken lands a slapping body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gumption throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Mencken is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gumption.
Mencken throws a hook but Gumption blocks it.
Mencken fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gumption manages to avoid it.
Gumption looks to score with a jab to the body but Mencken is just out of range.
Gumption looks for the body kick but Mencken saw that one coming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken blocks a jab.
Gumption moves away from the strike by Mencken.
Mencken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gumption was well out of range. Poor timing from Mencken.
Nice cross by Mencken.
Gumption thows a left - swing and a miss!
A telegraphed right hand from Mencken misses the target.
Mencken swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Mencken uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gumption.
Mencken misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gumption.
Gumption takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Gumption ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gumption has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Gumption scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Mencken doesn't seem bothered though.
Gumption ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Gumption buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Gumption takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Gumption moves out of range as Mencken strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Good standup being displayed there by Mencken as he connects with a hook.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gumption goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Mencken keeps the fight on the outside.
Gumption slips a jab from Mencken.
Mencken misses with an uppercut
enabling Gumption to counter with a crisp jab.
Mencken showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Gumption.
Mencken just misses with a punch to the body.
Gumption misses with a body kick.
Mencken appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Mencken lands a slapping body shot.
Gumption misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mencken.
Gumption misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mencken.
Gumption ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Mencken moves away.
A jab from Mencken misses.
Mencken digs a good body shot into Gumption's ribs.
The crowd cheers as Gumption lands an impressive looking overhand right. Mencken doesn't seem phased though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Gumption scores with a shot to the body.
Mencken on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Gumption takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Gumption pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Mencken lands a lovely overhand right.
Gumption misses the shot to the body.
It looked like Mencken was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Gumption.
Bubba Gumption has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Mencken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gumption uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mencken.
Gumption now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Gumption does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gumption slips under a jab.
Mencken keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Mencken swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Mencken tries to close the distance and clinch up but Gumption swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Gumption now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Gumption misses with a double jab.
It looked like Mencken was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Gumption.
Gumption throws a body punch but Mencken moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gumption lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Gumption looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Sloppy strikes from Mencken. Those never looked like landing.
Gumption is looking to land body kicks.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gumption takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Gumption wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Gumption on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Gumption tries a low kick but Mencken avoids it.
Mencken scores with a punch to the head.
Gumption on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Gumption jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gumption misses the shot to the body.
It looked like Mencken wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Mencken blocks a jab.
Gumption throws a body shot but no joy.
It looked like Mencken wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Gumption swings away with a leg kick that misses.
HL Mencken is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Gumption is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Mencken.

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 HL Mencken.
Well Mencken 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 John Roberts scores the fight 49:46
Judge Jorge Garcia scores the fight 49:46
Judge Franklyn Lucas scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... HL Mencken!

HL Mencken retains his super heavyweight title!
HL Mencken 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.
Bubba Gumption spoke after the fight, saying 'I need to go back to the fishin boat and train some more! Eat more shrimp! Then - I will get my title back.'.
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Event: GKNY 87 - Gumption v Mencken 2     
Date:   Aug 27, 2016

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Bubba Gumption and HL Mencken. Mencken is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Circle Jerks - Question Authority. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

192 cm
23
260 lbs
11 - 0 - 0
195 cm
23
265 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bubba Gumption!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Lou da Vinci and Alyssa Summers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gumption misses with a shot to the body
and Gumption takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Gumption throws a chopping leg kick but Mencken manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Sloppy strikes from Gumption. Those never looked like landing.
Mencken uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gumption.
Mencken connects with a looping right hand.
HL Mencken seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gumption displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Mencken throws out the jab.
Mencken throws a right hand that Gumption ducks under and follows up with a left that Gumption also avoids with ease.
Gumption appears to be looking for a big counter.
Gumption misses with a straight left.
A solid body kick from Gumption.
Gumption throws a solid leg kick but Mencken takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Gumption.
Gumption misses with a body shot.
Gumption looks to land a body kick but Mencken moved away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Gumption does a little dance to reset his feet.
Mencken 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.
Mencken just misses with a punch to the body.
Mencken throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mencken dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gumption lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Mencken backs up against the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mencken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gumption was well out of range. Poor timing from Mencken.
Gumption looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Mencken connects with a body shot.
Gumption changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken avoids the body shot from Gumption.
Mencken lands with a shot to the body.
Mencken throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gumption takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Mencken lunges at Gumption with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Gumption's hand.
Gumption slips under a jab from Mencken.
Gumption throws a series of punches but Mencken moves out of range.
Gumption tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Mencken paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Gumption is looking to wear down Mencken with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Gumption takes a swing at Mencken's ribcage but misses.
Mencken keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gumption lands a nice looking body shot.
Gumption walks into a jab.
Mencken scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Mencken on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Gumption. Gumption obviously looking to wear him down.
Gumption defending well as Mencken loads up on a big left hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mencken moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Gumption moves out of range as Mencken strikes.
Gumption tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mencken was well out of range. Poor timing from Gumption.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Gumption does a little dance to reset his feet.
Mencken scores with a decent looking hook.
Mencken punishes Gumption's body with a nice straight punch.
Mencken swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gumption with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Gumption pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gumption connects with a jab.
Mencken looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Mencken rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Gumption moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Mencken misses with a body punch
and Gumption counters with a series of strikes. Mencken will be more careful next time no doubt.
Gumption getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Gumption misses with a body shot.
Gumption lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Gumption connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Mencken slips a jab and a cross from Gumption.
Gumption throws a head kick but Mencken moves out of range.
A nice leg kick lands there from Gumption.
Gumption scores with a push kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Mencken misses with a wild body shot.
Gumption wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Mencken looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
The fighters circling - Mencken throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
As Mencken backs away, Gumption returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Gumption throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
A punch lands to the side of Gumption 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Mencken is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Mencken scores with a decent looking hook.
Gumption looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Gumption walks into a stiff left hand from Mencken.
Gumption takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Mencken throws a body punch but Gumption moves out of range.
Gumption throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mencken lands a two punch combo.
Gumption takes one to the chin there.
Mencken bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Mencken displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gumption throws out the jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken jabs at Gumption's body.
Mencken avoids the head kick by Gumption.
Mencken looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Gumption misses the shot to the body.
The crowd cheers as Mencken lands an impressive looking overhand right. Gumption doesn't seem phased though.
Gumption uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mencken.
Mencken misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gumption.
Gumption misses with a telegraphed body shot
enabling Mencken to counter with a crisp jab.
A big right from Mencken misses.
Gumption throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Gumption ducks under a wild hook from Mencken.
Gumption pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Mencken throws a body punch but Gumption moves out of range.
It looked like Gumption was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Mencken.
Mencken swings and misses with a shot to the body
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Gumption.
Mencken throws out a counter right but Gumption avoids it with no problem.
Mencken is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Gumption had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Gumption tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Gumption throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mencken looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Mencken fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gumption lands a jab.
Gumption avoids the body shot from Mencken.
Gumption misses with an uppercut.
Gumption swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Mencken keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gumption lands a front kick.
Mencken paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Gumption rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Mencken moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Gumption throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mencken ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gumption moves away.
Gumption misses the shot to the body.
Nice body punch from Mencken.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gumption misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Nice shot lands for Mencken.
Mencken is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gumption.
A slow jab from Mencken misses its intended target.
Gumption feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Mencken's calf.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gumption swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken misses with a lunging right hand
and Gumption counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A telegraphed right hand from Mencken misses the target.
A clash of legs there as Mencken blocks the low kick.
Mencken now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
HL Mencken seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Gumption bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gumption takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Mencken throws a shot to the body.
Mencken looks to land a right hand but Gumption moved out of range.
Gumption throws a big counter combination but Mencken scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Gumption moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Mencken connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Mencken tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Gumption manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

Mencken instigates a clinch.
Mencken's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Gumption tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gumption throws a head punch that misses.
Gumption lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Mencken throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Gumptions head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gumption throws a punch but it's blocked by Mencken.
Gumption goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gumption misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Gumption.
Mencken lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Gumption fails to land.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
A body shot lands from Mencken.
Mencken throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Gumptions head.
Mencken has a couple of punches blocked by Gumption.
Mencken swings wildly with an uppercut but Gumption uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gumption misses with some punches.
Gumption blocking some punches.
Gumption lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Gumption lands a left hand.
Gumption goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
Mencken works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
A nice left hand lands by Mencken.
Gumption pushes Mencken back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Gumption prevents a body shot from Mencken.
Gumption makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken misses with some punches.
Gumption blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gumption lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mencken goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gumption lands a right hand that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Gumption tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
The referee calls for Gumption to work.
Gumption lands an uppercut.
Gumption misses with a body punch.
A shot in the inside from Gumption.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Gumption prevents a body shot from Mencken.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gumption creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gumption struggles to land a body shot inside as Mencken controls his hands.
A right handed body shot lands from Mencken.
Mencken lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gumption.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gumption working aggressively here.
A right hand to the body from Mencken.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Mencken works on Gumption's body with a couple of short punches.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mencken lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Gumption avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Bubba Gumption has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Gumption avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Mencken misses with a hook to the ribs.
A right hook to the body lands for Mencken.
Mencken working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Mencken working aggressively here.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Mencken creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Gumption avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Mencken tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Mencken blocking some punches.
A short right from Mencken on the inside.
Mencken lands a hook that snaps the head of Gumption backwards.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gumption prevents a body shot from Mencken.
Mencken lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but HL Mencken will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Gumption slips under a jab from Mencken.
Gumption throws the left hand but Mencken avoids the punch easily.
Gumption connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Mencken misses with a wild body shot.
It looked like Gumption was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Mencken scores with a jab to the body.
Mencken jabs at Gumption's body.
Mencken ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gumption moves away.
Gumption throws a leg kick that is checked
and Mencken counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Gumption uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mencken.
Gumption keeps the fight on the outside.
Mencken misses with an uppercut.
Gumption was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Mencken fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gumption throws a nice looking combination but Mencken bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Mencken tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.

Mencken rushes Gumption and presses him up against the cage.
A shot in the inside from Mencken.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mencken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gumption working aggressively here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gumption working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Gumption blocking some punches.
Gumption blocks a body shot from Mencken.
Gumption working aggressively here.
Gumption tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gumption lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Gumption misses with a punch to the body.
A short body shot lands from Mencken as the two fighters clinch.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Gumption tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mencken's elbow.
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as Gumption controls his hands.
Gumption doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mencken works on Gumption's body with a couple of short punches.
A nice right hand lands inside from Mencken.
Mencken scores with a nice hook to the head.
Mencken works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
A short right from Mencken on the inside.

Mencken drops Gumption onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Gumption is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!

Gumption is rocked!
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!
Mencken lands a body punch in the clinch.
Oh Gumption is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mencken pushes Gumption back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Mencken lands a body punch in the clinch.
Gumption seems to have got his legs back now.
A short right from Mencken on the inside.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Gumption avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mencken lands a shoulder strike.
Gumption tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Mencken lands a right hand.
A short body shot lands from Mencken as the two fighters clinch.
Mencken scores with a shot to the side of Gumption's head.
Mencken pushes Gumption against the cage. Mencken is working some dirty boxing. Mencken pushes off with a quick right hook! Gumption goes down! Gumption tries to stand but stumbles back to his kness! Mencken moves in to finish and the ref steps in to prevent any more damage!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:48 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken!
HL Mencken is the new super heavyweight champion!
HL Mencken 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.
In defeat, Bubba Gumption stepped up to the mic, saying 'I need to go back to the fishin boat and train some more! Eat more shrimp! Then - I will get my title back.'.
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RATING
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Event: GKNY 82 - Gumption v Great     
Date:   Jul 27, 2016

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between HL Mencken and Frank Brewer. Mencken's entrance music is Circle Jerks - Question Authority. A fine choice. Brewer is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Gangster's Paradise. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

195 cm
23
269 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
193 cm
24
240 lbs
12 - 3 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Purple Belt
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Frank Brewer!
The judges for this bout are Eddie Farnsworth, Russell Pearce and Alyssa Summers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A head kick misses from Brewer.
Brewer steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Mencken.
Mencken lands a glancing blow to the side of Brewer's head.
Brewer feints and then cracks Mencken's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Mencken down.
Mencken has been working on his boxing with his coaches at LOD: Purpose Training Center™ in the buildup to the fight.
A big right from Mencken misses.
Mencken takes a swing at Brewer's ribcage but misses.
Brewer tries a head kick but it misses.
Mencken misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Brewer.
Brewer tries a low kick but Mencken avoids it.
HL Mencken seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mencken throws a hook but Brewer avoids it easily.
Mencken on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Brewer. Brewer obviously looking to wear him down.
A nice leg kick lands there from Brewer.
Mencken throws an overhand right that lands on Brewer's shoulder, as Brewer tries to avoid the shot.
Brewer flicks out a counter leg kick but Mencken steps away.
Brewer gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Mencken counters with a stiff right hand.
Mencken moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.

It looks like Frank Brewer has been cut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mencken moves out of range of the leg kick from Brewer.
Brewer slips under a jab.
Brewer flicks out a counter leg kick but Mencken steps away.
Mencken lands with a straight right. Brewer didn't see that one coming.
Brewer dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Mencken. That did some damage!
Nice body punch from Mencken.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken's jab looks to have found its range, popping Brewer under the eye.
Mencken swings for the body but Brewer moves out of range.
Mencken lands with an overhand left.
Brewer tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Mencken circles away from the clinch attempt.
Brewer avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Brewer tries to counter with a clinch but Mencken shakes him off and moves away.
Brewer tries to clinch there but Mencken circles away.
Mencken is looking for a counter combo.
Mencken lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Brewer circles away quickly and effectively.
Mencken takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Brewer uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mencken.
Brewer shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Mencken was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Brewer on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Brewer thumps Mencken with a low kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Brewer.
Brewer throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Brewer throws the kick towards the body but Mencken avoids it.
Mencken throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mencken throws a jab when Brewer was well out of range.
Mencken throws a body shot but no joy.
Brewer appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brewer slips under a jab.
Brewer fails in his attempt to clinch.
Brewer throws a half hearted mid kick.
Brewer lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
An inside leg kick lands from Brewer.
Brewer throws a wild body kick that Mencken sees coming a mile off.
Brewer throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Brewer finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Brewer lands a nice looking body kick.
A good leg kick by Brewer.
Nice straight punches there by Mencken. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Mencken.
Mencken ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Brewer moves away.
Brewer throws a leg kick
and Mencken cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Mencken throws a body punch but Brewer moves out of range.
Mencken is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Mencken moves out of range of the body kick from Brewer.
Mencken takes a kick to the side of the head.
Mencken throws a right hand that Brewer ducks under and follows up with a left that Brewer also avoids with ease.
Mencken throws a hook but Brewer blocks it.
Mencken lands with an overhand left.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brewer takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Brewer keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Mencken.
Mencken misses with a two punch combination.
Mencken jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Brewer misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Mencken misses with a looping left.
Mencken connects with a jab.
Mencken misses with a jab, cross combination.
Brewer misses with an attempted mid kick.
Mencken avoids a kick to the body.
Mencken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Brewer was well out of range. Poor timing from Mencken.
Both fighters circling a little - Brewer finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Brewer tries to score with a low kick but Mencken moves his leg out of the way.
A swing and a miss from Mencken.
Brewer chopping away at his opponent's legs.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Mencken.
Mencken is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mencken misses with a straight right.
Mencken is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Brewer.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brewer throws a sloppy head kick and Mencken moves out of range easily.
Mencken misses the shot to the body.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Mencken checks a leg kick.
Brewer pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Mencken misses with a series of wild punches.
Brewer tries to counter by closing the distance.
Mencken lands with a good body shot.
Brewer connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Brewer motions for Mencken to come forward. Brewer throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Brewer misses with an attempted mid kick.
Brewer throws the kick towards the body but Mencken avoids it.
Mencken misses with a straight left.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Brewer walks into a left hand.
Mencken throws a jab but it's blocked by Brewer.
Mencken swinging wildly here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

HL Mencken dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Frank Brewer's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Brewer misses with a low kick.
Mencken moves out of range of the body kick.
Mencken misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Brewer.
Mencken checks a low kick from Brewer.
Mencken throws a lazy right hand but Brewer sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Mencken lands a slapping body shot.
Mencken is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Brewer can do to turn this around?
Mencken digs a good hook to Brewer's body.
Mencken sizes up Brewer with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Brewer misses with a head kick.
A slow jab from Mencken misses its intended target.
Mencken throws a hook but Brewer blocks it.
Brewer 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.
Mencken swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A head kick misses from Brewer.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken throws a body punch but Brewer moves out of range.
Mencken connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Brewer's hands.
Mencken fails to land with a series of punches.
Brewer feints a counter leg kick.
Mencken comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mencken throws a body shot but no joy.
Mencken throws a looping overhand right but Brewer ducks down to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brewer takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Mencken throws a jab but it's blocked by Brewer.
Mencken missing with a left hand there. Brewer was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Brewer thinks about the counter body kick.
Brewer has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Mencken finds it's way round the side to connect with Brewer's head.
Brewer scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Brewer fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Mencken has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Mencken connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Brewer's hands.
The fighters circling - Mencken throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
HL Mencken is winning the standup battle so far.
Mencken on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Mencken connects with a body shot that sends Brewer's belly button to the back.
Mencken jabs Brewer to the body, keeping him at a distance.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Brewer throws a solid leg kick but Mencken takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Brewer.
Mencken is looking to clinch but Brewer is avoiding it.
Brewer scores with a push kick.
Mencken takes a swing at Brewer's ribcage but misses.
Brewer slips a jab from Mencken.
Brewer keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Brewer flicks out a counter leg kick but Mencken steps away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brewer looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Mencken walks forward, straight into a front kick from Brewer.
Nice defenses there by Mencken.
Mencken takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Brewer misses with a low kick as Mencken jumps back.
Mencken cracks a nice hook into Brewer's ribs.
Brewer throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A counter left hand to the body from Mencken misses its target.
Mencken throws a jab when Brewer was well out of range.
Brewer throws a head kick that misses.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Brewer swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Mencken swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Mencken misses with a wild combination.
Brewer lands a jab to the head.
Mencken on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Brewer. Brewer obviously looking to wear him down.
Brewer needs to keep his hands up - Mencken had a free shot at his head there.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Brewer 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 Mencken has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Mencken and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
It looked like Mencken was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken throws an overhand right that lands on Brewer's shoulder, as Brewer tries to avoid the shot.
Mencken moves out of range as Brewer throws a body kick.
Nice defenses there by Brewer.
Brewer avoids the body shot from Mencken.
Brewer ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

Brewer closes the distance and clinches.
Mencken lands a left hand.
Mencken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Brewer avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Mencken fails to land.
Brewer lands a left hand that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Brewer tries to throw a body punch but Mencken avoids it by throwing Brewer back against the cage.
Mencken prevents a body shot from Brewer.
Brewer taking a breather.
Brewer is looking to control Mencken's arms but Mencken gets an underhook and turns him. Now Brewer has his back to the cage.
Mencken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mencken misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Mencken as Brewer tries to tie him up.
Brewer scores with a nice hook to the head.
Brewer tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Brewer blocks an uppercut.
Brewer tries a body shot but Mencken blocks it.
Mencken goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Mencken lands a nice uppercut.
Brewer misses with some punches.
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mencken misses with a punch on the inside.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mencken tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Brewer's elbow.
Good body shot from Mencken.
Mencken misses with some punches.
Brewer blocks a body shot from Mencken.
Brewer blocks an uppercut.
Brewer blocks an uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

HL Mencken dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Frank Brewer's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Mencken scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Nice defenses there by Brewer.
Brewer lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Mencken scores with a jab to the jaw.
Brewer looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Mencken swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Brewer wants to land a leg kick but Mencken is out of range.
Mencken tries to bum rush Brewer with a series of wild strikes but Brewer uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Brewer tries a head kick but it misses.
Brewer throws a leg kick that misses.
It looked like Mencken wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Mencken scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Mencken rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Brewer moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Brewer has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Mencken pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mencken throws a hook but Brewer avoids it easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Brewer does a little dance to reset his feet.
Brewer appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Brewer doesn't manage to clinch there - Mencken circles away.
Nice uppercut lands for Mencken. That snapped Brewer's head back.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mencken scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Brewer doesn't seem bothered though.
Mencken cracks Brewer with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brewer tries to close the distance and clinch but Mencken swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Mencken jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Nice body punch from Mencken.
Brewer blocks a jab.
Brewer keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Brewer.
Mencken throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Brewer tries to land a leg kick but Mencken saw it coming and moves away.
Mencken lands a jab to Brewer's midsection.
Good exchange - Mencken coming out on top.
Mencken is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Brewer.
It seemed like Brewer was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Mencken throws a predictable looking body shot
and Brewer counters with a good low kick that Mencken was not able to check.
Mencken sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Mencken will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Brewer throws a nice inside leg kick.
Mencken throws a body shot but no joy.
Mencken misses with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Mencken.
Brewer fakes the leg kick and cracks Mencken in the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mencken swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Mencken avoids the head kick by Brewer.
Brewer lands with a kick to the ribs.
A jab from Mencken misses.
Brewer uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mencken.
Frank Brewer has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A combination from Mencken does no damage.
Brewer is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

Mencken clinches.
Mencken lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Mencken fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken digs a right hand underneath Brewer's ribcage. Brewer let out a lung full of air as it connected.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Mencken creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Brewer prevents a body shot from Mencken.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brewer blocking some punches.
Mencken stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Brewer.
Brewer misses with a punch to the body.
Brewer misses with some punches.
Mencken misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch on the inside from Brewer fails to land.
HL Mencken has scored more points in the clinch so far.
A short right from Mencken on the inside.
Brewer prevents a body shot from Mencken.
Mencken digs a right hand underneath Brewer's ribcage. Brewer let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Mencken misses with a punch on the inside.
Brewer trying to control the position but instead, Mencken has worked for underhooks and has pushed Brewer into the cage.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Mencken.
Mencken stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken lands a nice uppercut.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short left from Mencken.
Brewer prevents a body shot from Mencken.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Mencken.
Mencken throws a punch but it's blocked by Brewer.
Mencken blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Brewer blocks a punch to the side of the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mencken pushes Brewer back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A right hand to the body from Mencken.
Brewer's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Mencken misses with some punches.
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mencken misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mencken blocking some punches.
A short left from Mencken.
HL Mencken is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Brewer lands a hook that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Mencken lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

And that's the end of the fight!
HL Mencken showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Mencken 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 Eddie Farnsworth scores the fight 30:27
Judge Russell Pearce scores the fight 30:27
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... HL Mencken!

Our winner, HL Mencken, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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RATING
75%

 

Event: GKNY 77 - Gumption v Mencken     
Date:   Jun 25, 2016

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Bubba Gumption and HL Mencken. Mencken is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Circle Jerks - Question Authority. Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

192 cm
22
260 lbs
9 - 0 - 0
195 cm
22
272 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

KnockOut
On Tap (160Q & Laundry)

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bubba Gumption!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Blasius, Paulsen Ambrosius and Radbod Blank.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mencken throws a hook to the side of Gumption's head but Gumption sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Mencken has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Gumption is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Mencken connects with a body shot.
Mencken misses with a body shot.
HL Mencken seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gumption misses with a hook. Mencken ducked under it nicely.
Gumption shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Mencken swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Gumption misses with a body shot.
Mencken throws a shot from downtown. Gumption moves away and avoids it.

Gumption drives through and clinches with Mencken against the cage.
Gumption prevents a body shot from Mencken.
Mencken has a couple of punches blocked by Gumption.
Gumption misses with a punch to the body.
A nice right hand lands inside from Mencken.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken lands a body shot in the clinch.
Nice body punch from Gumption - that landed with a thud.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Gumption avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Mencken goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gumption.
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken lands a shoulder strike.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Gumption avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Mencken prevents a body shot from Gumption.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gumption.
Mencken misses with a punch to the body.
Mencken pushes Gumption back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Gumption is breathing heavily.
Mencken goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mencken throws a punch but it's blocked by Gumption.
Mencken blocks an uppercut.
Mencken lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A short left from Mencken.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mencken.
Mencken swings wildly with an uppercut but Gumption uses good head movement to avoid it.
A nice right hand lands inside from Mencken.
Gumption doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mencken misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gumption blocks an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gumption is working Mencken over against the cage.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Gumption avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Mencken.
Gumption softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short body shot lands from Gumption as the two fighters clinch.
Mencken tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Mencken misses with the head strike.
Gumption manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Gumption's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Gumption throws a punch but it's blocked by Mencken.
Mencken lands a body punch.
Gumption misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mencken lands a shoulder strike.
Gumption swings wildly with an uppercut but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.
Nice body punch from Mencken - that landed with a thud.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gumption.
Mencken stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Mencken misses with a punch on the inside.
Mencken throws a punch but it's blocked by Gumption.
Gumption has a couple of punches blocked by Mencken.
A head punch on the inside from Gumption fails to land.
Mencken misses with a punch to the body.
A head punch on the inside from Mencken fails to land.
Good body shot from Mencken.
Gumption lands a right hand that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Mencken lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gumption backwards.
Gumption misses with a punch on the inside.
Gumption throws a head punch that misses.
Mencken lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gumption backwards.
Nice body punch from Gumption - that landed with a thud.
Gumption blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mencken tries a body shot but Gumption blocks it.
Gumption swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gumption misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gumption fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gumption.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mencken is working Gumption over against the cage.
Gumption tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Mencken pushes Gumption back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mencken throws a punch but it's blocked by Gumption.
Gumption misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gumption prevents a body shot from Mencken.
A head punch on the inside from Gumption fails to land.
Gumption fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gumption misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mencken makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Mencken lands with a right to the head.
A right hook to the body lands for Mencken.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mencken.
Mencken misses with a punch on the inside.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mencken throws a series of punches but Gumption moves out of range.
Mencken scores with a sloppy right hand. Gumption should have avoided that one.
Mencken throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Mencken moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Gumption gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Gumption throws a sloppy body shot
and Mencken cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Mencken throws an off balance right hand
and Gumption counters with a good low kick that Mencken was not able to check.
Gumption wants to clinch.
Mencken misses with a body shot.
Mencken throws a lazy right hand but Gumption sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Mencken misses with an uppercut.
HL Mencken seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Nice defenses there by Gumption.
Mencken scores with a jab to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A big left from Gumption misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken avoids the body shot from Gumption.
Jab, jab by Mencken - just one landing.
Mencken connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Mencken might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Mencken waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gumption.
Gumption tries to clinch but Mencken moves out of range.
Mencken checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Mencken connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Gumption throws a sloppy head kick and Mencken moves out of range easily.
Gumption throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Mencken.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Mencken cracks Gumption with an open hand slap.
A left lands for Mencken.
Mencken scores with a punch to the head.

Gumption is rocked!
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!
Mencken misses with a wild body shot.
Oh Gumption is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Mencken has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Gumption misses with a body kick.
Gumption seems to have got his legs back now.
Nice body punch from Mencken.
A punch combination from Mencken misses.
Mencken throws out a powerful jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gumption lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Mencken at a distance.
Gumption misses with an uppercut. Mencken saw that one coming.
Mencken appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Gumption connects with a crisp jab.
Gumption throws a front kick aimed at Mencken's knee but Mencken avoids it well.
Mencken swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Gumption misses with a wild body shot.
Mencken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gumption was well out of range. Poor timing from Mencken.
Gumption ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Mencken moves away.
Gumption takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Mencken in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Gumption does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gumption moves out of range as Mencken strikes.

Gumption takes the fight into the clinch.
Gumption misses with a shot to the kidneys.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gumption.
Gumption doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mencken tries to work over Gumption's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A head punch on the inside from Mencken fails to land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gumption blocking some punches.
Mencken lands with a short shot to the head.
Mencken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gumption fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken misses with a punch to the body.
Gumption lands a nice shot to the body.
Mencken misses with a punch to the body.
Mencken goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gumption misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mencken.
Gumption lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Mencken or not.
Gumption lands a body punch in the clinch.
Mencken is breathing heavily.
Gumption lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Gumption lands with a left to the head.
Mencken blocks a body shot from Gumption.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Gumption.
Mencken working aggressively here.
Mencken misses with the head strike.
Mencken has a couple of punches blocked by Gumption.
Mencken lands a shoulder strike.
Gumption scores with an uppercut up the middle.
HL Mencken seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mencken lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Gumption throws a punch but it's blocked by Mencken.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Mencken creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Mencken's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Gumption wants to break free but Mencken has control.
Mencken scores with a shoulder strike.
Gumption tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gumption struggles to land a body shot inside as Mencken controls his hands.
Mencken lands a hook that snaps the head of Gumption backwards.
Mencken lands a left hand.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A short right from Mencken.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

HL Mencken showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Mencken misses with a hook. Gumption ducked under it nicely.
Mencken pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mencken swinging wildly here.
Gumption is looking to counter punch.
Mencken bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Gumption's head backwards.
Mencken misses with an uppercut.
Mencken misses with a hook to the body
and Gumption counters with a stiff right hand.
Gumption tries to move into range but Mencken moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Mencken walks into a straight right hand from Gumption.
Mencken fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gumption manages to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken looks to land a combination but Gumption avoids it well.
Mencken lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Gumption slips a jab from Mencken.
Gumption scores with a spinning back kick!
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Gumption, right into the meat.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mencken displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gumption throws out the jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gumption is looking to clinch but Mencken is avoiding it.
Mencken wants to clinch.
Gumption ducks under a wild hook from Mencken.
A chopping leg kick lands by Gumption.
Mencken moves away from the strike by Gumption.
Gumption throws a push kick but Mencken slaps the foot to one side.
Mencken is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Gumption with a body shot.
No joy there for Gumption, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Gumption keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Mencken digs a good hook to Gumption's body.
Mencken keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Mencken keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Mencken swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Mencken throws a looping overhand right but Gumption ducks down to avoid it.
Gumption half committed to a counter leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken throws a nice looking combination but Gumption bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Mencken tries to clinch up
and Gumption counters with an inside leg kick.
Mencken scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Gumption throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mencken throws a right and a left that both miss.
Gumption is looking to counter the offense by Mencken and move into the clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gumption defending well as Mencken loads up on a big left hand.
Gumption slips a jab and a cross from Mencken.
A counter left hand to the body from Gumption misses its target.
Gumption looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
An inside leg kick from Gumption misses.
Gumption is looking to clinch but Mencken is avoiding it.
Mencken throws a shot to the body.
Gumption digs a good hook to Mencken's body.
Gumption pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Gumption turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gumption moves in looking to clinch but Mencken pushes him off.
Gumption lands a right hook to the body.
Gumption is looking to wear down Mencken with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
A big left from Mencken misses.
Gumption lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Gumption.
Mencken throws a right hand that Gumption ducks under and follows up with a left that Gumption also avoids with ease.
Mencken misses with a body shot.
Gumption lands a nice hook to Mencken's body. Mencken takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

Gumption closes the distance and pushes Mencken back into the cage.
A short right from Gumption.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gumption.
Gumption lands with a left to the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Mencken.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mencken lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Mencken misses with a punch to the body.
Gumption misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Gumption controls the action.
Mencken throws a punch but it's blocked by Gumption.
Mencken working aggressively here.
Gumption doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gumption gets through Mencken's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Gumption swings wildly with an uppercut but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mencken lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gumption backwards.
Mencken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gumption softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Gumption gets through Mencken's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Gumption misses with a punch on the inside.
Gumption works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Mencken takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Mencken blocks an uppercut.
Mencken throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Gumption throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Bubba Gumption did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Gumption throws a front kick that sends Mencken stumbling back into the cage.
Gumption moves out of range as Mencken strikes.
Gumption scores with a shot to the body.
Mencken on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Gumption misses with a low kick as Mencken jumps back.
Mencken swings away with a body shot that misses
and Gumption connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
An inside leg kick lands from Gumption.
Gumption will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Mencken gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Gumption throws a sloppy head kick and Mencken moves out of range easily.
Gumption ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Mencken keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Mencken looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Mencken throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Gumption on the side of the head.
Mencken dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gumption is looking to clinch.
Mencken looks to land a left hand but Gumption moved out of range nicely.
Gumption appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gumption on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Mencken misses with a straight right.
Mencken throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Mencken ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Gumption.
Gumption misses with an attempted mid kick.
A little jabbing left from Mencken on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Gumption waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Mencken.
Mencken tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Gumption dodges the punch combination from Mencken.
Gumption moves into range and connects with a jab.
Mencken throws a big shot that misses.
Mencken throws a one two combo.
Gumption lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Gumption does a little dance to reset his feet.
Mencken swings and misses with a hook 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!
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Gumption. Mencken shrugs it off though.
Gumption lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Gumption scores with a punch to the head.
Mencken tries to clinch up.
Gumption tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mencken was well out of range. Poor timing from Gumption.
Mencken swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
It looks like Gumption has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Gumption slips under a jab.
Gumption scores with a crisp jab that stopped Mencken in his tracks.
Mencken fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Gumption on the side of the head.
Gumption tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mencken was well out of range. Poor timing from Gumption.
Gumption on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Mencken's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Mencken takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Gumption throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Gumption lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Gumption has time to react.
Mencken throws a big shot that misses.
Mencken looks to score with a jab to the body but Gumption is just out of range.
Gumption takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Mencken ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Mencken ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gumption moves away.

Gumption drives through and clinches with Mencken against the cage.
Mencken tries to work over Gumption's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gumption has a couple of punches blocked by Mencken.
A head punch on the inside from Gumption fails to land.
Mencken fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gumption working aggressively here.
Gumption misses with a punch on the inside.
Gumption misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mencken blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gumption swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mencken.
Gumption stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Gumption tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mencken's elbow.
Gumption lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mencken throws a head punch that misses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gumption blocks a body shot from Mencken.
A right handed body shot lands from Gumption.
Mencken is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Gumption working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Gumption lands a left hand.
Gumption throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Menckens head.
Gumption can't find room to land a body shot as Mencken controls the action.
Mencken working aggressively here.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gumption working aggressively here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mencken.
Mencken misses with a shot to the kidneys.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bubba Gumption had his way with HL Mencken in that round.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Ouch! a nice leg kick from Gumption, right into the meat.
Mencken falls off balance throwing a combination

and Gumption counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Gumption tries to work over Mencken's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mencken digs a right hand into Gumption's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Gumption's gas tank.
A short body shot lands from Mencken as the two fighters clinch.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
A short left from Mencken.
Gumption blocking some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mencken.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mencken.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken blocks a body shot from Gumption.
Mencken misses with a punch to the body.
A short right from Gumption on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mencken.
Gumption working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A right handed body shot lands from Gumption.
Gumption misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gumption misses with a punch on the inside.
Mencken misses with a punch on the inside.
Mencken blocking some punches.
Mencken fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gumption lands an uppercut.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Gumption.
A nice left hand lands by Gumption.

Mencken is rocked!
Mencken misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mencken is still on wobbly legs! Can Gumption finish him?
Mencken blocks a body shot from Gumption.
Mencken seems to have recovered his senses.
Gumption misses with a punch to the body.
Gumption misses with the head strike.
Gumption throws a head punch that misses.
Mencken works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Gumption blocks an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A short right from Mencken on the inside.
Gumption swings wildly with an uppercut but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gumption misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mencken lands a left hand.
Gumption looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gumption scores with a nice hook to the head.
Gumption lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Mencken scores with a shoulder strike.
Gumption lands a shoulder strike.
Mencken misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mencken can't find room to land a body shot as Gumption controls the action.
Mencken misses with some punches.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Mencken.
Gumption misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mencken tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gumption's elbow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Gumption avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Mencken throws a head punch that misses.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Gumption.
Mencken throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Gumptions head.
Gumption blocks a body shot from Mencken.
Gumption misses with the head strike.
Gumption tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Gumption avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.

Gumption breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
The fight stays on the outside here - Gumption looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Mencken lands a jab.
Gumption moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Gumption connects with a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Mencken has closed the distance and engaged Gumption in a clinch.
Gumption swings wildly with an uppercut but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Gumption lands a left hand that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Gumption lands on the inside with an uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mencken lands an uppercut.
Mencken blocks a body shot from Gumption.
Gumption scores with a nice hook to the head.
Mencken softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Gumption scores with a shoulder strike.

Gumption drops Mencken onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Mencken is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
Mencken blocking some punches.
A short uppercut from Gumption.
Mencken's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Gumption leaning his opponent against the cage.

And that's the end of the fight!
Bubba Gumption showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Gumption 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 Daniel Blasius scores the fight 48:47
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 48:47
Judge Radbod Blank scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Bubba Gumption!

Bubba Gumption retains his super heavyweight title!
Jumping up and down and very excited, Bubba Gumption waved his t-shirt featuring On Tap (160Q & Laundry)'s logo in front of the cameras.
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Event: GKNY 71 - Cruz V Mencken     
Date:   May 14, 2016

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Tre Cruz and HL Mencken. Mencken has chosen Circle Jerks - Question Authority 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.

201 cm
22
290 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
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22
279 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Tre Cruz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, Joseph Jones and John Roberts.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mencken dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Mencken just misses with a punch to the body.
Mencken moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Mencken throws a big shot that misses.
Mencken jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Mencken throws the left hand but Cruz avoids the punch easily.
Cruz is looking to counter punch.
Mencken has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Cruz is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Mencken misses with a straight right.
Cruz half committed to a counter leg kick.
Cruz takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Mencken lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Cruz circles away quickly and effectively.
Cruz throws a big counter combination but Mencken scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Mencken smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Mencken connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
A telegraphed right hand from Cruz misses the target.
Mencken swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Cruz was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Mencken throws a sloppy body shot
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mencken takes a swing at Cruz's ribcage but misses.
Cruz was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken throws a series of punches but Cruz moves out of range.
Cruz appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Cruz throws a leg kick that misses.
Mencken lands with a straight right. Cruz didn't see that one coming.
Cruz moves out of range of the strikes.
Cruz is looking to counter punch.
Mencken scores with a decent looking hook.
Mencken waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Cruz.
Mencken keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Cruz.
Mencken lands with a good body shot.
Mencken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cruz was well out of range. Poor timing from Mencken.
Mencken throws an overhand right that lands on Cruz's shoulder, as Cruz tries to avoid the shot.
It looked like Cruz wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
HL Mencken seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mencken lands with a nice body punch.
Cruz catches Mencken with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Mencken ducks under a wild hook from Cruz.
Cruz looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cruz keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Mencken.
Mencken scores with a body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cruz walks into a left hand.
A combination from Mencken does no damage.
Cruz throws a big counter combination but Mencken scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Cruz does a little dance to reset his feet.
Mencken cracks Cruz with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Mencken misses with an uppercut
and Cruz counters with a thumping low kick.
Mencken on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Mencken throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Cruz on the side of the head.
Mencken throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Cruz tries to move into range but Mencken moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Mencken throws an overhand right that lands on Cruz's shoulder, as Cruz tries to avoid the shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken with a jab.
Mencken works Cruz's body with a nice hook.
A swing and a miss from Mencken.
Cruz walks into a left hand.
Cruz walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Mencken throws a combination that misses
and Cruz cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Mencken fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Cruz looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Mencken keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Cruz.
Mencken darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Mencken lands a nice shot to the body.
Mencken scores with a punch 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!
Mencken misses with a few strikes there.
Nice body punch from Mencken.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken cracks Cruz with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Mencken cracks Cruz with an open hand slap.
Mencken gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Mencken with a jab.
Nice defenses there by Cruz.
Mencken uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Cruz.
Mencken fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Mencken will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Cruz uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Mencken.
Mencken misses with a wild combination.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

HL Mencken dominated that round.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Mencken throws a shot to the body.
Cruz takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Cruz throws a nice looking combination but Mencken bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Mencken misses with a hook. Cruz ducked under it nicely.
Mencken lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Mencken scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Mencken lands with a nice combination. Cruz backs away looking to recover.
Mencken throws a jab but it's blocked by Cruz.
Cruz pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Mencken throws the left hand but Cruz avoids the punch easily.
Cruz is looking to counter punch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mencken scores with a jab. Cruz acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Mencken with a body punch. A glancing blow.
HL Mencken seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Cruz throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Mencken pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Cruz back to the cage. Mencken follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Cruz tried to score with a low kick but Mencken checks it.
Cruz looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Cruz on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Cruz takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Mencken misses with a wild combination.
Cruz is looking for a counter combo.
Mencken scores with a hook to the body. Cruz takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Mencken fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Mencken lands with a shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mencken throws a lazy right hand but Cruz sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Cruz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Cruz thinks about countering with a head kick.
Mencken looks to land a left hand but Cruz moved out of range nicely.
As Mencken backs away, Cruz returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Mencken throws an overhand right that lands on Cruz's shoulder, as Cruz tries to avoid the shot.
Cruz swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Mencken misses with a wild body shot.
Nice jab there from Mencken.
Cruz slips under a jab.
Cruz avoids the body shot from Mencken.
Cruz seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Mencken with a nice cross.
Cruz moves away from the strike by Mencken.
Cruz takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Cruz connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken lands a nice looking body shot.
Mencken lands a body shot.
Mencken lands a nice shot that snaps Cruz's head back.
Mencken throws a series of punches but Cruz avoids them all with ease.
Cruz throws a body punch but Mencken moves out of range.
Mencken lands a jab to Cruz's midsection.
Cruz closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Mencken has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Mencken lands a jab to the head.
Mencken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cruz was well out of range. Poor timing from Mencken.
Cruz swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Mencken rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Cruz counters with a nice leg kick.
Mencken slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Mencken ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cruz moves away.
Cruz looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Cruz uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mencken.
Cruz swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Mencken lands with an uppercut that bounces Cruz off the cage and back into range.
Mencken fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Mencken throws an overhand right that lands on Cruz's shoulder, as Cruz tries to avoid the shot.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Cruz might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Cruz steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Mencken.
An attempted straight right counter from Cruz misses the target.
Mencken slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Mencken uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Cruz.
Mencken fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Cruz looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Mencken throws a series of punches but Cruz moves out of range.
Cruz feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Menckens jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Mencken bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Cruz's head.
Mencken misses with a wild body shot.
A little feinted left hand from Cruz on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mencken throws a left and a right that both miss
and Cruz counters with a straight right hand.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Mencken.
Mencken with a jab.
Cruz avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A quick step to the side and Cruz tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mencken swinging wildly here.
Cruz blocks a jab.
Cruz slips a straight right by Mencken.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cruz keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Mencken.
Mencken connects with a right hand. Cruz shakes it off.
Donk. Mencken catches Cruz right on the button with a cross.
Mencken throws a body shot but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken misses with an uppercut.
Cruz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mencken.
Mencken ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Mencken throws a lazy right hand but Cruz sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Cruz avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Mencken fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cruz manages to avoid it.
Nice cross by Mencken.
Mencken loads up on a big right hand but Cruz slips the punch.
Cruz uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Mencken.
Cruz appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
An inside leg kick lands from Cruz.
Mencken throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Cruz is looking to counter punch.
Mencken lands a really nice looking cross but Cruz seems unphased.
Tre Cruz has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cruz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mencken was well out of range. Poor timing from Cruz.
A jab lands there for Mencken.
Jab by Mencken.
Cruz looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Mencken just misses with a punch to the body.
An attempted straight right counter from Cruz misses the target.
Mencken bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cruz pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Mencken scores with a nice strike.
Cruz throws a lazy right hand but Mencken sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Mencken tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cruz was well out of range. Poor timing from Mencken.
Cruz slips under a jab from Mencken.
Cruz throws a jab when Mencken was well out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken stuns Cruz with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Mencken lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Cruz circles away quickly and effectively.
Cruz dodges the punch combination from Mencken.
A telegraphed right hand from Cruz misses the target.
Mencken lands a right hook to the body.
Mencken looks to land a right hand but Cruz moved out of range.
Cruz chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Mencken scores with a body shot.
Mencken changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Mencken wants to clinch but Cruz slips to the side
letting Cruz counter with a right hand.
Mencken fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cruz manages to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mencken works Cruz's body with a nice hook.
A shot to the liver by Mencken. Beautiful body shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mencken throws a shot from downtown. Cruz moves away and avoids it.
Cruz slips a jab from Mencken.
It looked like Cruz wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Mencken fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Cruz on the side of the head.
Mencken lands with an uppercut that bounces Cruz off the cage and back into range.
Mencken throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
As Mencken backs away, Cruz returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Mencken throws out a loose jab but Cruz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mencken connects with a single shot there.
Mencken getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
HL Mencken is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Mencken darts in and out, connecting with a jab.

And that's the end of the fight!
HL Mencken comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Mencken 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 Anthony Taglia scores the fight 27:30
Judge Joseph Jones scores the fight 27:30
Judge John Roberts scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... HL Mencken!

After winning the bout, HL Mencken 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
69%

 

Event: GKNY 65 Mencken V Tiddlywinks     
Date:   Apr 13, 2016

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between HL Mencken and Roger Tiddlywinks. Mencken comes to the cage accompanied by Circle Jerks - Question Authority. Tiddlywinks comes into a darkened arena with his song building. The Seinfeld Intro kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! I'm sure you'll be fascinated to know that I was talking to some pointless Z list celebrity before the fight and he thought that Roger Tiddlywinks was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

195 cm
21
280 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
197 cm
22
265 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Decent wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Spartan Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Roger Tiddlywinks!
The judges for this bout are Russell Pearce, Eddie Farnsworth and David Schapiro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A jab from Mencken misses.
Mencken lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Mencken comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Mencken misses with a wild body shot.
Mencken connects with a single shot there.
Tiddlywinks throws a right and a left that Mencken avoids nicely.
Tiddlywinks uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mencken.
Mencken blocks a head kick by Tiddlywinks.
Mencken is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Nice body punch from Mencken.
HL Mencken seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tiddlywinks pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Tiddlywinks thows a left - swing and a miss!
Mencken sizes up Tiddlywinks with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Mencken connects with a body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mencken thuds a left hand into Tiddlywinks's body.
Tiddlywinks tries to land a front kick but Mencken steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Tiddlywinks lands a nice looking kick to the body. Mencken takes a step back to recover.
Mencken misses with a lunging right hand
and Tiddlywinks makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Mencken really felt that one!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken lands a jab to Tiddlywinks's midsection.
Tiddlywinks tries to land a front kick but Mencken steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Tiddlywinks throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Mencken avoids a kick to the body.
A big right from Mencken misses.
Mencken scores with a punch to the head.
Tiddlywinks connects with a solid leg kick.
Mencken throws a body shot but no joy.
Mencken rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Tiddlywinks moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Tiddlywinks looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Mencken lands a right hook to the body.
Good work by Mencken as he checks the leg kick.
Tiddlywinks gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Mencken.
Tiddlywinks lands a nice looking body kick.
Mencken checks a leg kick.
Tiddlywinks throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mencken 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.
No joy there for Mencken, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Tiddlywinks shapes to counter with a head kick.
A lazy left from Tiddlywinks finds it's target.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Mencken misses with the combination.
Tiddlywinks pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Tiddlywinks doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tiddlywinks misses with a straight left.
Mencken swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Mencken is looking to wear down Tiddlywinks with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Tiddlywinks pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Tiddlywinks tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Tiddlywinks misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Tiddlywinks ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A head kick from Tiddlywinks lands but Mencken takes it in his stride.
Tiddlywinks shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Tiddlywinks uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mencken.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Tiddlywinks moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Mencken lands with a good body shot.
Mencken moves out of range of the leg kick from Tiddlywinks.
Mencken is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Mencken fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Tiddlywinks scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tiddlywinks throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Mencken counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Mencken jabs Tiddlywinks right on the nose. Tiddlywinks blinks but takes it well.
Tiddlywinks avoids the body shot from Mencken.
Tiddlywinks throws a head kick that misses.
Mencken is looking to counter punch.
Mencken throws a series of punches but Tiddlywinks moves out of range.
A head kick from Tiddlywinks lands but Mencken takes it in his stride.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mencken looks to score with a jab to the body but Tiddlywinks is just out of range.
Mencken throws a looping overhand right but Tiddlywinks ducks down to avoid it.
Tiddlywinks on the wrong end of a nice hook.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mencken. Tiddlywinks does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tiddlywinks throws a leg kick
and Mencken counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Tiddlywinks lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
It looks like Mencken has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Mencken throws a right and a left that both miss.
Mencken keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sloppy strikes from Mencken. Those never looked like landing.
Tiddlywinks only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Mencken connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Tiddlywinks tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Tiddlywinks attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Mencken throws a hook but Tiddlywinks blocks it.
Mencken tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Jab by Tiddlywinks.
Mencken shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Tiddlywinks eats them both and turns towards Mencken to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tiddlywinks is looking to slow Mencken down with leg kicks.
Tiddlywinks tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Mencken is able to avoid easily.
Tiddlywinks misses with a leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tiddlywinks looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Tiddlywinks fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Mencken.
Tiddlywinks looks to score with a jab to the body but Mencken is just out of range.
Tiddlywinks is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Mencken.
Tiddlywinks slips under a jab.
Mencken misses the body punch
and Tiddlywinks counters with a slapping leg kick.
Nice body punch from Mencken.
Tiddlywinks fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Tiddlywinks throws a body kick that misses.
Tiddlywinks throws out a leg kick but Mencken moves out of range and Tiddlywinks only half commits.
Tiddlywinks walks into a left hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tiddlywinks, right into the meat.
Mencken misses with a hook.
As Mencken backs off Tiddlywinks throws a huge counter combo but Mencken manages to avoid it all.
Tiddlywinks throws a nice outside leg kick.
Mencken misses with a body shot.
Mencken throws a body punch but Tiddlywinks moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken checks a leg kick nicely.
Mencken takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Tiddlywinks looks to land a body kick but Mencken moved away.
Mencken throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Tiddlywinks throws a body kick that misses.
Tiddlywinks is looking to land body kicks.
Mencken went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Decent striking displayed by Mencken there.
Tiddlywinks throws out a leg kick but Mencken moves out of range and Tiddlywinks only half commits.
Mencken misses with an uppercut.
Tiddlywinks keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tiddlywinks connects with an inside leg kick.
Mencken misses with a few strikes there.
Mencken lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Mencken.
Tiddlywinks misses with a head kick.
Tiddlywinks pulls out of a head kick attempt.

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!
Tiddlywinks misses the jab.
Mencken looks to land a combination but Tiddlywinks avoids it well.
And Tiddlywinks responds with a good body kick, but Mencken manages to step out the way in time.
A swing and a miss from Mencken.
Tiddlywinks misses with a looping left.
Mencken misses the shot to the body.
Tiddlywinks steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Mencken.
Tiddlywinks fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mencken manages to avoid it.
Tiddlywinks looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Mencken takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Tiddlywinks takes a jab right on the kisser.
Tiddlywinks uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Mencken.
Nice straight punches there by Mencken. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Mencken.
No joy there for Mencken, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Despite the aggression on Tiddlywinks's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Tiddlywinks attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Mencken misses with a body shot.
Tiddlywinks swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken looks to land a combination. Tiddlywinks sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.

Tiddlywinks is rocked!
Mencken catches Tiddlywinks with a right, a left, a right. It's raining punches and Tiddlywinks forgot an umbrella! Another punch and he's down. This one is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:13 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). HL Mencken!
A victorious HL Mencken thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
In defeat, Roger Tiddlywinks stepped up to the mic, saying 'I want icecream mom'.
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RATING
72%

 

Event: Stomp-a-thon 54     
Date:   Mar 26, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between HL Mencken and Tyler McClain. Mencken's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Circle Jerks - Question Authority. McClain has chosen New Found Glory - Ready and Willing as his entrance music. This should be a great matchup!

195 cm
21
280 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
186 cm
21
240 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good takedowns
Decent boxing
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Tyler McClain!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Franklin, George Francis and Cecil Peabody.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
McClain swinging wildly here.
McClain tries to clinch there but Mencken circles away.
Mencken tries to bum rush McClain with a series of wild strikes but McClain uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
McClain has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Mencken is landing a low percentage of strikes.
HL Mencken seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McClain misses with a few strikes there.
McClain swings and misses with a hook to the body.
McClain showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Mencken.
As Mencken backs off McClain throws a huge counter combo but Mencken manages to avoid it all.
McClain ducks under a wild hook from Mencken.
McClain waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Mencken.
McClain looks to score with a jab to the body but Mencken is just out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mencken misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Mencken slips a straight right by McClain.
A looping hook to the body misses from McClain. Mencken does a little dance to reset his feet.
An attempted straight right counter from Mencken misses the target.
McClain throws a hook to the side of Mencken's head but Mencken sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
McClain tries to clinch there but Mencken circles away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Mencken looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
McClain takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
McClain takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Mencken throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
McClain looks to land a combination but Mencken avoids it well.
Mencken went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
McClain swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Mencken connects with a good right hand that stumbles McClain. McClain circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Mencken swings for the body but McClain moves out of range.
McClain moves forwards but Mencken connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Decent striking displayed by Mencken there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mencken digs a good hook to McClain's body.
Mencken doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Nice shot by Mencken.
McClain with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Mencken to score with a decent uppercut.
Mencken lands a head shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McClain throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mencken lands a hook that stumbles McClain back into the cage. Mencken follows up with a straight and another hook that land right on the button, dropping McClain to the canvas! Mencken pounces and lands several unanswered shots - McClain has had enough and taps out! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:13 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Strikes). HL Mencken!
HL Mencken thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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57%

 

Event: Stomp-a-thon 51     
Date:   Mar 05, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Paul Chuckhaven and HL Mencken. Chuckhaven's entrance music is whip it. A fine choice. The crowd seem to be enjoying Mencken's choice of entrance music: Circle Jerks - Question Authority. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

200 cm
21
275 lbs
3 - 3 - 0
195 cm
21
280 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Paul Chuckhaven!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Cecil Peabody, Gwen Towbar and Frank Dennis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mencken misses with a wild body shot.
Mencken lands a slapping body shot.
Chuckhaven throws a right hand that misses
and Mencken counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Chuckhaven tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mencken was well out of range. Poor timing from Chuckhaven.
Mencken misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
A jab from Mencken finds it's way through Chuckhaven's defenses.

It looks like Paul Chuckhaven has been cut.
Mencken drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Mencken scores with a nice right hand.
Mencken slips under a jab from Chuckhaven.
Mencken fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Chuckhaven lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mencken misses with a few strikes there.
Some wild striking there from Mencken.
Chuckhaven ducks right into an uppercut from Mencken.
Chuckhaven misses with a two punch combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Chuckhaven has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Bi-Polar Asylum LV's #1 Public Training Center in the buildup to the fight.
Chuckhaven throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Chuckhaven moves away from the strike by Mencken.
Chuckhaven throws out a powerful jab.
Mencken lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Chuckhaven throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Mencken swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Chuckhaven looks to land a left hand but Mencken moved out of range nicely.
Mencken looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Chuckhaven is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

Chuckhaven is rocked!
A combination from Chuckhaven does no damage.
Mencken keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Chuckhaven avoids a punch combination nicely.
Chuckhaven misses with a right hand
and Mencken scores with a counter punch that sends Chuckhaven to the canvas! Mencken smells blood - he's punishing Chuckhaven with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! Chuckhaven has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken!
Our winner, HL Mencken, 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.
In defeat, Paul Chuckhaven stepped up to the mic, saying 'darn'.
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RATING
64%

 

Event: Stomp-a-thon 44     
Date:   Jan 16, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between HL Mencken and Higgs Boson. Mencken comes to the cage accompanied by Circle Jerks - Question Authority. Higgs Boson is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

195 cm
20
280 lbs
5 - 0 - 0
205 cm
28
280 lbs
5 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent boxer
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Higgs Boson!
The judges for this bout are Wesley Smith, Robert Twigg and Tiny Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Boson lands a jab.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Higgs Boson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Boson on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

It looks like Higgs Boson has been cut.
Boson connects with a jab.
Mencken scores with a jab to the body.
Boson dodges the punch combination from Mencken.
Boson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Boson connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Boson loads up on a big right hand but Mencken slips the punch.
Boson connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

Mencken is rocked!
Some wild striking there from Mencken.
We've been told by Mencken's head coaches at LOD: Purpose Training Center™ that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Boson feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Mencken sprawling to the canvas! Mencken rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can Boson finish him?!
Oh Mencken is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Boson circles away before darting back in with a big straight right hand. It connects beautifully and sends Mencken tumbling to the canvas! He's out cold! Boson wins by KO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:51 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Higgs Boson!
Higgs Boson is the new heavyweight champion!
A victorious Higgs Boson 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: Stomp-a-thon 41b     
Date:   Dec 30, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jamie Lesnar and HL Mencken. Mencken is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Circle Jerks - Question Authority. HL Mencken told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

191 cm
20
265 lbs
6 - 0 - 0
195 cm
20
280 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Brawler
Very strong
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jamie Lesnar!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Wesley Smith, Daniel Franklin and Robert Twigg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Good standup being displayed there by Mencken as he connects with a hook.
Good shot there by Mencken.
Mencken misses with a series of wild punches.
Lesnar drops down looking for a counter takedown but Mencken sprawls and moves away.
Mencken scores with a body shot.
Lesnar fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Lesnar closes this distance looking for a takedown but Mencken circles away.
Mencken scores with a crisp jab that stopped Lesnar in his tracks.
Mencken lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Mencken lands with a good body shot.
Mencken thuds his right hand into Lesnar's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mencken lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Mencken throws a left and a right that both miss

and Lesnar decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Mencken's guard.
Mencken is looking to stand up but Lesnar isn't so interested in that idea.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lesnar lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Mencken is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Lesnar has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Lesnar engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Lesnar keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Mencken's head.
Lesnar 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.
Mencken is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Mencken told us pre-fight that he has been working on his escapes in training. Let's see if he can call on some of his new skills to get back to his feet.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Mencken can do anything to dispel that myth.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Lesnar working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Mencken wants to stand and escape but Lesnar is having none of it.
Lesnar is in close to Mencken's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Lesnar chips away with some ground and pound.
Lesnar makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Lesnar loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.

Mencken scrambles and gets back to his feet.
Mencken lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Lesnar avoids a punch combination nicely.
Lesnar dives in for a single leg takedown but Mencken sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jamie Lesnar. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Lesnar tries for a takedown but Mencken sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar with a lazy takedown attempt
and Mencken counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Mencken lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Mencken.

It looks like Jamie Lesnar has been cut.
Lesnar takes one to the chin there.

Lesnar is rocked!

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

Mencken manages to create a bit of space in order to work his way back to his feet. Lesnar keeps hold of his opponent and drives him back against the cage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mencken throws a big uppercut that drops Lesnar! More strikes from Mencken and the referee jumps in to stop the fight! Lesnar lies dazed against the cage as Mencken celebrates with his cornermen!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:30 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken!
HL Mencken is the new heavyweight champion!
A very excited looking HL Mencken rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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Event: Stomp-a-thon 38     
Date:   Dec 05, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Mohamad Salem and HL Mencken. Mencken comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Circle Jerks - Question Authority kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Mohamad Salem had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

190 cm
20
260 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
195 cm
20
280 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
Decent wrestler
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

Héritage!
Bullet Proof System

Bushido Fightwear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight 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, Mohamad Salem!
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 Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Stewart Dunkirk, Frank Dennis and Robert Twigg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Mencken tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Salem lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
With the fighters up against the cage, Salem throws an elbow but misses.
Salem blocks an uppercut.
Salem scores with a nice hook to the head.
Mencken misses with a punch to the body.
Mencken working aggressively here.
Salem doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mencken avoids the elbow strike from Salem, against the cage.
A nice right hand lands inside from Salem.
Salem scores with a hook to the body.
Salem blocks an uppercut.
Mencken tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Salem blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Mencken lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Salem or not.
Mencken lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Salem misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Salem looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mencken blocking some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Salem lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Mencken misses with the head strike.
Mencken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Salem prevents a body shot from Mencken.
Salem lands a nice uppercut.
Mencken working aggressively here.
Salem misses with a punch to the body.
Salem creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Salem lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.

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

Salem has closed the distance and engaged Mencken in a clinch.
Mencken lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Salem lands a right hand.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Salem just misses with a elbow thrown towards Mencken's brow.
Mencken working aggressively here.

Salem breaks from the clinch.
Mencken misses with a body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Salem scores with a body shot.
Salem bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Mencken's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Salem connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Mencken walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

Salem has closed the distance and engaged Mencken in a clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Mencken fails to land.
Salem misses with an elbow strike.
Salem softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Salem.
Salem creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Salem swings wildly with an uppercut but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mencken working aggressively here.
Mencken misses with a punch on the inside.
Mencken takes a shot to the head.
Mencken misses with a short punch on the inside.
Salem softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Mencken misses with a body punch.
Salem lands an elbow that stopped Mencken in his tracks for a moment.
Salem is trying to push Mencken away but Mencken has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mencken tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Salem paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Mencken on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
A big right from Salem misses.
Salem misses with a wild body shot.
Mencken tries to counter with a clinch but Salem shakes him off and moves away.
Salem lands with a good body shot.
Mencken misses with a wild combination.

Salem moves into the clinch.
Mencken has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Salem seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Mencken can turn it around.
Mencken swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Salem blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mencken blocks an uppercut.
Salem creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Mencken's defenses.

That has opened up HL Mencken's cut even more.
Mencken blocks an elbow strike from Salem.
Salem wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Mencken fails to land.
Salem lands an elbow inside that Mencken shrugs off.
Mencken lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Salem fails to land.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Salem blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Salem scores with a hook to the body.
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salem throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Mencken looks winded!
Salem misses with some punches.
Salem comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Salem lands an uppercut.

The cut above HL Mencken's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Salem tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mencken's elbow.
Mencken's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Mencken throws a head punch that misses.
Mencken swings wildly with an uppercut but Salem uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mencken working aggressively here.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mencken dodges an elbow strike from Salem.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Nice body punch from Salem - that landed with a thud.
Salem is working Mencken over against the cage.
Salem misses with an elbow strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Salem lands a body shot.
Salem works over Mencken's head and body with a nice combination.
Salem cracks Mencken with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Salem throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Mencken on the side of the head.
Mencken checks the leg kick nicely there.
Mencken is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Mohamad Salem is winning the standup battle so far.
Salem with a hook.
Mencken gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Salem throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Salem attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Mencken tries to counter with a clinch but Salem shakes him off and moves away.
Salem slips a straight right by Mencken.
The fighters circling - Mencken throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Salem looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mencken misses with a body shot.
Salem takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Mencken takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Salem looks to land a left hand but Mencken moved out of range nicely.
Mencken misses with a wild body shot.
Mencken on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Salem. Salem obviously looking to wear him down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Salem wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Mencken takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Mencken rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Salem moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Mencken moves forwards but Salem connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Salem connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Mencken momentarily.
Mencken takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Mencken lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Salem circles away quickly and effectively.
Salem scores with a jab to the jaw.
Mencken misses with a hook.
Salem misses with a looping right.
Salem looks to land a left hand but Mencken moved out of range nicely.
A punch combination from Mencken misses.
Salem scores with a jab to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Salem misses with a left hand
and Mencken counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Salem tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mencken was well out of range. Poor timing from Salem.
Salem fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Mencken has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Salem throws a jab when Mencken was well out of range.
HL Mencken is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Salem has managed to clinch.
Mencken tries to work over Salem's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short body shot lands from Salem as the two fighters clinch.
Mencken swings wildly with an uppercut but Salem uses good head movement to avoid it.

Salem's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Nice straight punches there by Salem. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Salem.

Salem rushes Mencken and presses him up against the cage.
Salem fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Our sources have told us that Salem has been working on his elbows in the gym.
Mencken has a couple of punches blocked by Salem.
Mencken doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A body shot lands from Mencken.
Mencken avoids the elbow strike from Salem, against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mencken.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Salem.
Salem pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Mencken fails to land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Salem blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mencken lands a body shot in the clinch.
Mencken lands a body punch.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Salem.
Mencken misses with a hook to the ribs.
Salem looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Mencken blocks a body shot from Salem.
Mencken avoids the elbow strike from Salem, against the cage.
Mencken avoids a wild elbow strike from Salem.
Salem pushes off an throws an elbow but Mencken leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Salem lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mencken has a couple of punches blocked by Salem.
Salem prevents a body shot from Mencken.
Salem misses with an elbow over the top.
Salem wants to break free but Mencken has control.
Salem is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Mencken can do to turn this around?
Mencken has a couple of punches blocked by Salem.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Salem throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Mencken counters with a stiff right hand.
Salem throws a poor cross that misses
and Mencken connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

Mencken pushes Salem up against the cage in a clinch.
Salem misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken has a couple of punches blocked by Salem.
Salem wants to break the clinch but can't.
Salem misses with some punches.
Mohamad Salem has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Mencken throws a head punch that misses.
Mencken swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Mencken avoids a wild elbow strike from Salem.
Mencken lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Mencken has Salem pressed against the cage, preventing Salem from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Salem avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the cage.
Salem softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Mencken lands an uppercut.
Mencken misses with a punch on the inside.
Mencken throws a punch but it's blocked by Salem.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mohamad Salem dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on HL Mencken's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!



Salem closes the distance and clinches.
Mencken presses Salem against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Mencken blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Salem pushes Mencken back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Salem misses with a body punch.
Salem lands a left hand that snaps the head of Mencken backwards.
Mencken tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Salem's elbow.
Salem struggles to land a body shot inside as Mencken controls his hands.
Salem throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Mencken blocks an elbow strike.
Mencken working aggressively here.
Salem throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Salem throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Mencken dips a shoulder and cracks Salem with a mighty uppercut! Salem falls back against the cage and Mencken unloads with a barrage of strikes! Salem is completely out with his eyes open, only supported by the cage! Save him ref! Eventually the ref decides to do his job and jumps in - Mencken screams abuse at the incompetent official before going over to celebrate with his corner. Brutal stuff!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:54 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). HL Mencken!
HL Mencken bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: Stomp-a-thon 33A     
Date:   Oct 31, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between HL Mencken and Roger Tiddlywinks. Mencken's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Circle Jerks - Question Authority. Tiddlywinks comes into a darkened arena with his song building. The Seinfeld Intro kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Roger Tiddlywinks is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

195 cm
20
280 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
197 cm
20
265 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
Decent wrestler
Excellent boxer
Very quick
BJJ Blue Belt
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight 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 Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
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 Las Vegas, Roger Tiddlywinks!
The judges for this bout are Gwen Towbar, Alan Glass and Robert Twigg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tiddlywinks tries to bum rush Mencken with a series of wild strikes but Mencken uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Mencken avoids a kick to the body.
Tiddlywinks lands a high kick!

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Tiddlywinks tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mencken was well out of range. Poor timing from Tiddlywinks.
Mencken moves out of range of the body kick from Tiddlywinks.
Mencken moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Tiddlywinks throws a body kick that misses

and Mencken counters with a crisp one two that drops Tiddlywinks! Mencken thinks about following him to the mat for a moment but instead steps back and waves Tiddlywinks to his feet! Tiddlywinks is in big trouble!
Mencken throws a right and a left that both miss.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tiddlywinks throws a sloppy head kick and Mencken moves out of range easily.
HL Mencken seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tiddlywinks throws a half hearted mid kick.
Mencken looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Tiddlywinks digs a good hook to Mencken's body.
Mencken throws a right hand that Tiddlywinks ducks under and follows up with a left that Tiddlywinks also avoids with ease.
Tiddlywinks lands a high kick!
Mencken connects with the punch.

Tiddlywinks is rocked!
Mencken wobbles Tiddlywinks with a right hand and the left hook that follows puts him on his rear! Mencken dives in with a huge flying punch that connects right on the button and puts Tiddlywinks to sleep! - What a violent and spectacular finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). HL Mencken!
HL Mencken decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
The defeated Roger Tiddlywinks had this to say: 'I want icecream mom'.
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A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
95%

 

Event: BRFC 4     
Date:   Sep 09, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Floyd Quinn and HL Mencken. Mencken has chosen Circle Jerks - Question Authority as his entrance music. Both these guys have solid standup skills and neither is particularly fantastic on the ground, so let's hope for a nice standup war!

194 cm
19
280 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
195 cm
19
280 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent boxer
KO power
Decent wrestler
Decent boxing
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Floyd Quinn!
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 Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Shirou Masuda, Yukihiro Shimada and Yasuomi Hirokawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A combination from Quinn does no damage.
A thudding body kick lands there by Quinn!
Mencken slips a jab and a cross from Quinn.
Quinn scores with a nice right hand.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Mencken falls off balance throwing a combination
and Quinn counters with a stiff right hand.
Mencken misses with the combination.
Mencken throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Mencken tries to bum rush Quinn with a series of wild strikes but Quinn uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Quinn slips a jab and a cross from Mencken.
Mencken throws a right and a left that both miss.
Quinn misses the shot to the body.
Quinn fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Mencken is out of range.
Nice straight punches there by Quinn. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Quinn.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Quinn takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken slips a jab and a cross from Quinn.
Mencken takes one to the side of the head.

Mencken gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Quinn scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Quinn lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Mencken prevents a body shot from Quinn.
Mencken misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mencken blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Mencken digs a right hand into Quinn's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Quinn's gas tank.
Quinn throws a head punch that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Quinn fails to land.
Quinn throws a punch but it's blocked by Mencken.
Quinn misses with a short punch on the inside.
Quinn misses with a body punch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Quinn.
Quinn blocks an uppercut.
Mencken makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Mencken lands a body shot in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Quinn lands a body punch.
Mencken lands an uppercut.
Quinn working aggressively here.
Mencken lands a body punch.
Mencken throws a punch but it's blocked by Quinn.
Mencken blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mencken blocks an uppercut.
Mencken tries to throw a body punch but Quinn avoids it by throwing Mencken back against the ropes.
Quinn works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Still in the clinch, Mencken scores with a nice short uppercut.
Quinn prevents a body shot from Mencken.
Quinn swings wildly with an uppercut but Mencken uses good head movement to avoid it.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Quinn.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Mencken as Quinn tries to tie him up.
Quinn doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Quinn lands with a right to the head.
Quinn tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Quinn lands a shoulder strike.
Quinn misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mencken swings wildly with an uppercut but Quinn uses good head movement to avoid it.
Quinn scores with a shot to the side of Mencken's head.
Quinn lands a right hand.
Mencken looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Mencken.
Mencken throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Quinns head.
Quinn working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Quinn has a couple of punches blocked by Mencken.
Mencken misses with some punches.
Mencken struggles to land a body shot inside as Quinn controls his hands.
Quinn tries to throw a body punch but Mencken avoids it by throwing Quinn back against the ropes.
A head punch on the inside from Mencken fails to land.
Quinn tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mencken digs a right hand underneath Quinn's ribcage. Quinn let out a lung full of air as it connected.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Quinn struggles to land a body shot inside as Mencken controls his hands.
Quinn is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Mencken pushes Quinn back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of 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!
Still in the clinch, Mencken scores with a nice short uppercut.
With the fighters clinched against the ropes, Quinn creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
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