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Event: EFC Ramses vs Lopez     
Date:   Jul 20, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lazuran Riku (ranked 931 p4p, 117 weight class) and Don Fagaro (ranked 1627 p4p, 192 weight class). The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
35
163 lbs
26 - 9 - 2
180 cm
36
168 lbs
24 - 19 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 9 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Lazuran Riku!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Don Fagaro!
The judges for this bout are Jorge Garcia, John Roberts and Jonathan Paton.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riku misses with a hook to the body
and Fagaro counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Fagaro tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Riku was well out of range. Poor timing from Fagaro.
As Fagaro backs away, Riku returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
A big right from Fagaro misses.
Riku throws the left hand but Fagaro avoids the punch easily.
Fagaro blocks a low kick nicely.
Riku throws a jab when Fagaro was well out of range.
Fagaro keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Fagaro throws a lazy uppercut
and Riku counters with a nice uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fagaro cracks Riku with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Riku swings widly with a right hand
and Fagaro counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A swing and a miss from Riku.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fagaro blocks the body kick.
Fagaro bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Riku changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Riku misses the target.
Fagaro ducks under a wild hook from Riku.
Fagaro dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Riku tries to land a front kick but Fagaro steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Riku.
Riku throws a looping overhand right but Fagaro ducks down to avoid it.
Riku walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Riku misses with an uppercut
letting Fagaro counter with a right hand.
Fagaro thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Riku if he has to take too many more of those.
Riku throws a right hand that misses
and Fagaro counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fagaro avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Riku looks to land a left hand but Fagaro moved out of range nicely.
Fagaro scores with a decent looking hook.

Fagaro closes the distance and clinches.
Riku blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Fagaro lands a hook to the side of the head.

Riku breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Riku throws the kick towards the body but Fagaro avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Fagaro takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Fagaro throws an off balance right hand
and Riku counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Fagaro thinking.
Riku tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Fagaro checks a low kick from Riku.
A swing and a miss from Fagaro.
Riku fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Fagaro takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Riku bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Fagaro is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Riku had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Riku walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku misses with a kick to the body.
Fagaro throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fagaro bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Riku throws a body punch but Fagaro moves out of range.
Fagaro misses with a jab to the body
and Riku makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Fagaro lands with a good body shot.
Fagaro throws a jab when Riku was well out of range.
Riku throws a jab but it's blocked by Fagaro.
Riku ducks under a wild hook from Fagaro.
Fagaro takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Riku lands a jab to Fagaro's midsection.
Riku lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Riku tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Fagaro was well out of range. Poor timing from Riku.
Riku lands an overhand right.
Riku wants to slow Fagaro down by chopping away at his legs.
Fagaro takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Fagaro swings and misses with a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice inside leg kick there by Riku. That's going to slow Fagaro down.
Riku uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Fagaro.
Riku swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fagaro throws a big shot that misses.
Nice cross by Fagaro.
Riku misses the shot to the body.
Fagaro looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Fagaro moves in looking to clinch but Riku pushes him off.
Riku pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Riku misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
A little jabbing left from Fagaro on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Riku is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Riku thows a left - swing and a miss!
It seemed like Fagaro was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Riku throws an overhand right that lands on Fagaro's shoulder, as Fagaro tries to avoid the shot.
Fagaro takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fagaro uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Riku.
A swing and a miss from Fagaro.
Riku throws a big counter combination but Fagaro scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Riku uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fagaro.
An attempted straight right counter from Riku misses the target.
Lazuran Riku is winning the standup battle so far.
Fagaro lands a slapping body shot.
Riku steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Fagaro.
Riku throws an overhand right that lands on Fagaro's shoulder, as Fagaro tries to avoid the shot.
Fagaro uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Riku.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Riku checks a leg kick.
Riku blocks a jab.
Riku scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fagaro works Riku's body with a nice hook.
Fagaro checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Riku just misses with a punch to the body.
Fagaro misses the shot to the body.
Fagaro throws an overhand right that lands on Riku's shoulder, as Riku tries to avoid the shot.
Fagaro takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Riku misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fagaro.
Riku moves away from the strike by Fagaro.
Fagaro scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Riku paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku throws a big shot that misses.
Fagaro throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Riku throws a head kick that misses.
Riku scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Riku.
Riku throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Fagaro stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fagaro slips a jab from Riku.
Riku walks into a stiff left hand from Fagaro.
Riku looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Fagaro uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Riku.
Fagaro tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Lazuran Riku dominated that second round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Fagaro swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Riku.
Riku throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A solid leg kick lands there for Riku.
Riku avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Fagaro has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Fagaro's corner calls for a 1-2. Fagaro obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Fagaro throws a jab when Riku was well out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jab, jab by Fagaro - just one landing.
Riku wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Riku swats away the attempt to clinch by Fagaro.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fagaro moves out of range of the body kick.
Riku throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fagaro takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Fagaro connects with a crisp jab.
Fagaro scores with a jab. Riku acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Fagaro looks to score with a jab to the body but Riku is just out of range.
Riku's corner calls for a 1-2. Riku obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Fagaro paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Riku works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fagaro checks the leg kick.
Fagaro throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Riku lands a jab to the nose.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Fagaro checks the leg kick.
Fagaro rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Riku moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Riku.
Riku blocks a jab.
Fagaro ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Fagaro tries to clinch but Riku moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Fagaro misses the target.
Fagaro throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Riku bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Fagaro's head backwards.
A jab from Riku misses.
Fagaro takes a swing at Riku's ribcage but misses.
Fagaro scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Riku lands a jab to the nose.
Riku throws a hook but Fagaro blocks it.
Riku rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
letting Fagaro counter with a right hand.
Riku ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fagaro moves away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fagaro wants to clinch.
Riku appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Fagaro scores with a shot to the body.
Riku slips under a jab.
Fagaro punishes Riku's body with a nice straight punch.
Riku stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Don Fagaro.
I think Fagaro has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Jorge Garcia scores the fight 30:28
Judge John Roberts scores the fight 28:29
Judge Jonathan Paton scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Don Fagaro!

A victorious Don Fagaro thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
51%

 

Event: EFC Chaelsson vs Fontaine     
Date:   Jun 22, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lazuran Riku (ranked 1121 p4p, 141 weight class) and Samuel Cooke (ranked 1243 p4p, 156 weight class). Cooke has chosen Harm's Way - Warriors Will Reign as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

175 cm
35
163 lbs
25 - 9 - 2
184 cm
28
161 lbs
16 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 9 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Lazuran Riku!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Samuel Cooke!
The judges for this bout are Stewart Dunkirk, Wesley Smith and Alan Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cooke is trying hard to land a takedown here. Riku sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Riku swats away the attempt to clinch by Cooke.
A punch lands to the side of Riku 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Cooke tries a head kick but it misses.
Cooke doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Riku counters with a straight right hand.
Cooke throws a lazy head kick
and Riku counters with a stiff right hand.
Cooke doesn't manage to clinch there - Riku circles away.
Riku swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cooke throws a right hand that misses
and Riku counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Riku.
Cooke tries to land a front kick but Riku steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Riku.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cooke pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Nice body kick there by Cooke.
Cooke throws a lazy head kick
and Riku counters with a nice uppercut.
Cooke checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Cooke looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Riku checks a leg kick.
Riku half committed to a counter leg kick.
Riku swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Lazuran Riku is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Riku takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Cooke takes a swing at Riku's ribcage but misses.
Cooke takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
A swing and a miss from Riku.
Riku throws a hook but Cooke avoids it easily.
Cooke was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Riku throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
And Cooke responds with a good body kick, but Riku manages to step out the way in time.
Cooke throws a series of punches but Riku avoids them all with ease.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cooke jabs Riku to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Cooke connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Riku throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Riku staying out of range there.
Cooke tries a low kick but Riku avoids it.
Cooke throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Riku leaves Cooke with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Lazuran Riku has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Samuel Cooke.
Riku leaves Cooke with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Cooke tries to score with a low kick but Riku moves his leg out of the way.
Cooke fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Riku avoids it really well and circles away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cooke tries to clinch but Riku is having none of it.
Cooke has a takedown stuffed.
Cooke tries for a takedown but Riku circles away easily
and Riku makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Riku throws a hook to the side of Cooke's head but Cooke sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Cooke misses with a kick to the body.
Crunch! Cooke slams his shin into Riku's torso.
Riku lands a slapping body shot.
Cooke lands a nice looking kick to the body. Riku takes a step back to recover.
Cooke is looking to land body kicks.
No joy there for Riku, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
And Cooke responds with a good body kick, but Riku manages to step out the way in time.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cooke thows a left - swing and a miss!
Cooke lands a head shot.
Cooke changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Riku tries to avoid it but Cooke manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Riku to the ground. Riku escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Riku throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Cooke wants to slow Riku down by chopping away at his legs.
Cooke is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Riku quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Cooke thows a leg kick but Riku checks it
and Riku counters with an inside leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Cooke closes the distance and pushes Riku back into the cage.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Cooke.
Cooke misses with an elbow over the top.
Cooke can't get the takedown.

Riku's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Nice defenses there by Riku.
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 Lazuran Riku will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Cooke fails with the takedown
letting Riku counter with a right hand.
Cooke misses with a hook
and Riku counters with a stiff right hand.
Cooke takes a swing at Riku's ribcage but misses.
Cooke tries to clinch there but Riku circles away.
It looked like Riku was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Cooke.
Riku throws a jab but it's blocked by Cooke.
Cooke throws a head kick that misses.
It looked like Riku was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Cooke.
Riku misses with a two punch combination.
Cooke throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Riku counters with a nice uppercut.

Cooke is rocked!
Riku lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Cooke at a distance.
Cooke is still on wobbly legs! Can Riku finish him?
Cooke displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Riku throws out the jab.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Cooke! But no joy.
Samuel Cooke seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Cooke missing with a left hand there. Riku was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Riku is looking to counter punch.
Cooke seems to have recovered his senses.
Cooke looks to land a right hand but Riku moved out of range.
Cooke misses with a lunging right hand
and Riku counters with a nice uppercut.
Riku is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Cooke can do to turn this around?

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cooke checks the leg kick.
Lazuran Riku is winning the standup battle so far.
Cooke attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Riku swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Riku punishes Cooke's body with a nice straight punch.
Cooke throws a head kick that misses.
A head kick from Cooke lands but Riku takes it in his stride.
Cooke misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Cooke will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Riku connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
A leg kick checked by Cooke.
Cooke let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Cooke tries a low kick but Riku avoids it.
Riku throws a body shot but no joy.
Riku connects with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cooke checks a low kick from Riku.
Cooke misses with a head kick.
It looked like Riku was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.

Cooke shoots in and bounces Riku off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cooke stopping the sweep attempt from Riku.
Riku keeping moving, preventing Cooke from controlling successfully.
Riku is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Cooke slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cooke stopping the sweep attempt from Riku.
Cooke tries to free his leg and advance position but Riku is retaining full guard.
Cooke controls from within his opponent's guard.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Riku looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Cooke misses with a wild body shot.
Cooke fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Riku has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Cooke throws a lazy right hand but Riku sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Cooke scores with a nice right hand.
Nice sprawl there from Riku as Cooke shoots in.
Riku throwing a counter right hand but Cooke manages to avoid it.
Lazuran Riku has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Samuel Cooke.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cooke looks to score with a jab to the body but Riku is just out of range.
Cooke jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Cooke throws a body shot but no joy.
Riku throws a poor cross that misses
and Cooke counters with a nice body kick.
Riku misses with a series of wild punches.
Nice cross by Cooke.
Cooke misses with a body kick.
Cooke takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Riku missing with a left hand there. Cooke was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Cooke is trying to counter with his kicks.
Riku misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cooke.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A cross from Cooke lands.
Cooke misses with a body kick.
Riku fires out a quick counter leg kick but Cooke just manages to avoid it.
Riku stuns Cooke with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Cooke attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Riku is looking to counter punch.

Riku cracks Cooke with a big right hand that sends him to the floor! Cooke looks wobbly but he's sprung back up to his feet straight away… can Riku finish him?
Nice defenses there by Riku.
Riku swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Riku misses with an uppercut. Cooke saw that one coming.
Riku lands a big uppercut and this one is all over! His foe lies motionless on the canvas - a massive one punch knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:40 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Lazuran Riku!
Lazuran Riku spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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RATING
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Event: EFC Maneno vs Hepple     
Date:   May 25, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Nazim Bardakci (ranked 1796 p4p, 204 weight class) and Lazuran Riku (ranked 1318 p4p, 155 weight class). Bardakci comes to the cage accompanied by Edis - Çok Çok. Lazuran Riku has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

177 cm
24
163 lbs
12 - 7 - 0
175 cm
35
163 lbs
24 - 9 - 2
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Nazim Bardakci!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 9 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Anthony Taglia and Alyssa Summers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bardakci fails with a takedown attempt.
Bardakci fails with the takedown.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Riku! But no joy.
A thudding body kick lands there by Riku!
A solid leg kick lands there for Riku.
Riku jabbing away but nothing is landing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Bardakci gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Riku counters with a nice kick to the body.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Nazim Bardakci. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Riku fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Bardakci looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bardakci drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

Bardakci is rocked!
Riku looks for the body kick but Bardakci saw that one coming.
Riku dodges the punch combination from Bardakci.
Riku throws a head kick that misses.
Bardakci shoots in looking for a takedown. Riku tries to sprawl out of it but Bardakci keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Riku manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Riku scores with a body shot.
Riku throws a sloppy head kick

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku is looking to escape.

Bardakci is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Riku is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Riku kicks Bardakci off and gets back to his feet.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bardakci shoots in and drives through. Riku sprawls well.
Riku lands an overhand right.
Bardakci with a lazy takedown attempt
and Riku counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Bardakci shoots in but Riku avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Bardakci moves out of range as Riku strikes.
Riku fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bardakci manages to avoid it.
Bardakci attempts a counter takedown but Riku avoids it well and moves away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A big left from Riku misses.
Bardakci shoots in but Riku avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Riku cracks Bardakci with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Bardakci dives in for a single leg takedown but Riku sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Riku throws a fast counter high kick but Bardakci manages to duck under it in time.
Riku looks to land a right hand but Bardakci moved out of range.
Bardakci looks for a takedown but Riku sprawls well.
Bardakci shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Riku defends it nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bardakci walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Riku connects with the punch.
Bardakci takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
A low kick from Riku is predictable there

and Bardakci counters with a shoot takedown. Riku fights it but they end up in guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Riku keeping full guard, as Bardakci tries to pass.
Bardakci throws a big elbow that misses.
Bardakci postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Bardakci throwing strikes from guard but Riku blocks nicely.
Bardakci throws a strike but Riku rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

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

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


The fighters circling - Riku throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Bardakci drops down looking for a counter takedown but Riku sprawls and moves away.

Bardakci shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Bardakci was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Riku wants to control but Bardakci postures up.

Bardakci wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Riku, who protects the arm well.
Bardakci in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.

Bardakci tries for a kimura but Riku is defending well.
Bardakci trying to control the position but Riku is working away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Bardakci wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The referee asks Bardakci politely if he wouldn't mind getting on with it and actually doing something. Bardakci prefers to stall for the moment though.
Riku regains half guard there - taking advantage of Bardakci's attempt to lay and pray for a moment.
Riku looks like he's trying to stand up.
Bardakci 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.
Riku blocking the ground and pound attempt from Bardakci.
Riku trying to control from the bottom.
Bardakci trying to control from half guard but Riku is working away.

Riku pushes Bardakci off and gets back to his feet.
Lazuran Riku is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Riku stuns Bardakci with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Nice sprawl there from Riku as Bardakci shoots in.
Riku now looks to counter with a shot at the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku missing with a left hand there. Bardakci was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Riku goes for a high kick. It partially lands.

It looks like Nazim Bardakci has been cut.
A shot to the liver by Riku. Beautiful body shot.
Bardakci fails to land with a series of punches.
Riku looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
A jab from Riku misses.
Riku throws a wild body kick that Bardakci sees coming a mile off.
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!
Bardakci has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Riku.
Bardakci shoots in but no luck this time.
Riku comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Bardakci misses with a takedown attempt
and Riku counters with a lovely straight right hand!
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Nazim Bardakci. That's going to take a lot out of him.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bardakci throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Riku to regain full guard.
Riku controlling Bardakci's posture.
Riku keeping moving, preventing Bardakci from controlling successfully.
Riku has Bardakci pulled in close to control his posture.
Bardakci with a flurry of punches that miss.
Bardakci lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Bardakci tries to free his leg and advance position but Riku is retaining full guard.
Bardakci wants to control from the top but Riku keeps moving.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Riku is on top in guard.


That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bardakci controlling Riku's posture.
Riku sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Riku tries to stand but Bardakci is controlling from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Lazuran Riku showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Nazim Bardakci's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Bardakci tries for a takedown but Riku circles away easily
and Riku counters with a straight right hand.
Bardakci blocks a low kick nicely.
Riku stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Riku wants it to stay on the feet.
Riku is trying to counter with his kicks.
Bardakci with a poor takedown
and Riku counters with a straight right hand.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Nazim Bardakci. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Bardakci takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Bardakci takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Bardakci misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Riku has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Both fighters circle each other, looking for something big. Riku moves in and throws an overhand right. That hurt Bardakci! Riku continues to tee off on Bardakci, landing with a left and a right! Riku connects with a right hand that leaves Bardakci sleeping against the cage! What a finish by Riku!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:52 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Lazuran Riku!
After the fight, Lazuran Riku was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
52%

 

Event: EFC Matusov vs Daughtrey     
Date:   May 04, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Nazim Bardakci (ranked 1201 p4p, 136 weight class) and Lazuran Riku (ranked 2749 p4p, 285 weight class). Bardakci comes to the cage accompanied by Edis - Çok Çok. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

177 cm
24
163 lbs
12 - 6 - 0
175 cm
35
163 lbs
23 - 9 - 2
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight 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 St Petersburg, Nazim Bardakci!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 9 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are John Kavanagh, David Schapiro and Chad Campbell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Bardakci gets the takedown into side control.
Riku is trying to improve his position.
Riku is not content to let Bardakci control the position.
Bardakci misses with the ground and pound.

Bardakci tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Riku is looking to reverse the position.
Riku takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bardakci in side control lands a decent elbow.
Bardakci working the strikes but Riku uses the opportunity to regain half guard.

Bardakci looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Bardakci not landing any meaningful shots this time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bardakci thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Riku wants to improve his position but Bardakci is controlling well.
Bardakci missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Bardakci missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Bardakci landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Bardakci trying to pass the guard but Riku defending well.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Bardakci is looking for a kimura here.
Riku trying to hold on to Bardakci's head to control him but Bardakci postures up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Bardakci wants to work for an arm triangle but Riku is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Riku wants to improve his position but Bardakci is controlling well.
Bardakci seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.

Bardakci is working for a kimura from half guard. He's really concentrating on the hold and it's allowed Riku to slip a leg under and get back to full guard.

The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Bardakci drops back for a leg but he's not going to get it - he lets go and Riku dives on top into guard.

Riku wants to stand but Bardakci is controlling his posture from full guard.

Riku stands up and waves to Bardakci to follow him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Bardakci shoots in looking for a takedown but Riku manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Bardakci's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Bardakci will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Bardakci takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Riku jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Riku misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Riku throws a jab but it's blocked by Bardakci.

Bardakci manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Riku on his heels. He'll look to pass Riku's guard now, I'm sure.

Riku pushes Bardakci off and scrambles back to his feet.

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!
Riku scores with a jab.
Bardakci tries for a takedown but Riku sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Nazim Bardakci. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Bardakci closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Riku's guard.
Riku working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Bardakci.
Bardakci missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Riku wants to get back to his feet but Bardakci is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
Riku is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Riku tries to pass to full mount but Bardakci defends it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Lazuran Riku will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Riku thows a leg kick but Bardakci checks it

and Bardakci counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Bardakci.
Bardakci passes Riku's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Riku is holding on to half guard well.
Bardakci winds up and cracks Riku with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Bardakci connects with a nice short shot to Riku's temple.
Bardakci seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Bardakci thows a huge punch but Riku dodges it nicely.
Bardakci passes the guard and advances to mount!
Bardakci misses with a head shot.
Riku wants to control but Bardakci is having none of it.
Riku avoids a series of strikes thrown by Bardakci.
We've been hearing good reports from Bardakci's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bardakci working Riku over with strikes here.
Riku sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Bardakci lands strikes from half guard.
Bardakci throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Bardakci working over Riku with some ground and pound. Riku looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.

Bardakci is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Riku is just riding it out for now. Bardakci eventually gives up the hold.
Bardakci throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.

Bardakci seems to be looking for submissions.
Bardakci misses with a head shot. Riku uses the momentum to regain guard.
Riku avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku can't keep his opponent in guard - Bardakci advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Bardakci trying to control from Riku's half guard. Riku has other ideas though and has regained full guard.
Riku controls Bardakci momentarily but Bardakci frees himself.
Bardakci stands up over Riku, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Bardakci trying to control the position from guard on top but Riku is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Riku is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Bardakci is controlling him.
Bardakci is looking to work some ground and pound but Riku has wrist control.
Bardakci in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku trying to keep a closed guard but Bardakci is proving a slippery customer.
Bardakci 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.
Bardakci loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Bardakci with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Bardakci wants to pass the guard but Riku is keeping the position.
Riku is pulling down on Bardakci's head to control his posture.
Riku is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Bardakci throwing strikes from guard but Riku blocks nicely.
Riku is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Bardakci stands and throws Riku's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Riku is trying to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bardakci tries to score with some ground and pound. Riku controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Bardakci working away.
Riku is not content to let Bardakci control the position.

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

Bardakci tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Bardakci has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Bardakci cracks Riku with an elbow. That is naaassty.
Riku tries to bench press Bardakci off him but Bardakci keeps the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nazim Bardakci dominated that second round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!



Bardakci gets a takedown into half guard.

Riku kicks off Bardakci and gets to his feet.
Bardakci ducks under a wild hook from Riku.
Bardakci changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Riku lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Bardakci at a distance.
Riku misses with a double jab.
Riku dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Bardakci. That did some damage!
Bardakci uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Riku.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Riku misses with a body shot.
Riku comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Bardakci tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Riku defends well and Bardakci ends up having to push Riku into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Nazim Bardakci seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku throws a nice outside leg kick.

Bardakci scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
The fighters are battling for position here. Riku manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Riku pulls Bardakci in to control the position.
Bardakci lands a couple of elbows.

Riku kicks Bardakci off and gets to his feet.
Riku just misses with a punch to the body.
Riku will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Bardakci attempts a counter takedown but Riku avoids it well and moves away.
Riku throws a body punch but Bardakci moves out of range.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Bardakci is defended easily by Riku.
Bardakci moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromRiku.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Bardakci.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Nazim Bardakci. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Riku thuds his right hand into Bardakci's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
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!
Riku tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bardakci was well out of range. Poor timing from Riku.
Riku showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Bardakci.
Riku throws out a counter right but Bardakci avoids it with no problem.
Riku throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bardakci checks a low kick from Riku.
Bardakci appears to be looking for a counter takedown.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Bardakci dives in and scores a takedown into Riku's guard.

Riku has scooted to the edge of the canvas and used the cage to get back to his feet. Bardakci has stuck on his opponent and is forcing him back against the cage.
Bardakci prevents a body shot from Riku.

Riku's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Bardakci shoots in for a takedown but Riku shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Bardakci shoots for a double leg takedown but Riku sprawls well. He's pushed Bardakci's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Riku scores with a jab to the body.
Riku lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Nazim Bardakci is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Bardakci shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Riku as he jumps to the side.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Bardakci shoots in but Riku avoids the takedown attempt easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bardakci takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.

Bardakci shoots in and bounces Riku off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Riku utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Bardakci is looking to work some ground and pound but Riku has wrist control.
Riku working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Bardakci.
Riku bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Bardakci's guard.

Riku slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Lazuran Riku comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Riku has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge John Kavanagh scores the fight 28:29
Judge David Schapiro scores the fight 28:29
Judge Chad Campbell scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Lazuran Riku!

After the fight, Lazuran Riku was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
48%

 

Event: EFC Reid vs Hooper     
Date:   Apr 06, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Jesse Point (ranked 816 p4p, 102 weight class) and Lazuran Riku (ranked 2124 p4p, 246 weight class). I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

170 cm
27
162 lbs
10 - 5 - 0
175 cm
34
163 lbs
23 - 8 - 2
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Jesse Point!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 8 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Russell Pearce and Dean Styles.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riku throws out a loose jab but Point uses good head movement to avoid it.
Point 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.
Riku tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Riku scores with a jab to the jaw.
Riku bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Point's head backwards.
Point looks for the body kick but Riku saw that one coming.
Nice shot by Point.
A big left from Riku misses.
Riku throws a body kick that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Point takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.

It looks like Jesse Point has been cut.
Point throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Riku sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Riku throws out a leg kick but Point moves out of range and Riku only half commits.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku slips a straight right by Point.
Riku blocks a jab.
Riku throws out a counter right but Point avoids it with no problem.
Point looks to throw the jab but Riku is out of range.
Point throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Riku looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Point throws a looping overhand right but Riku ducks down to avoid it.
Point rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Point takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Point throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Riku walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Point checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Point lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Riku misses with a body shot
and Point counters with an outside leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Riku looks to land a left hand but Point moved out of range nicely.
Point looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Point looks to throw the jab but Riku is out of range.
Riku let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Point moves out of range as Riku throws a body kick.
As Riku looks to move away, Point throws a big counter combo but Riku just gets out of the way.
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!
Jab from Riku.
Riku thumps Point with a low kick.
Riku throws a push kick but Point slaps the foot to one side.
Riku throws a sloppy head kick and Point moves out of range easily.
Point fires out a quick counter leg kick but Riku just manages to avoid it.
An inside leg kick lands from Point.
Riku fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Point is out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Point misses with a kick to the body
and Riku counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Riku shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Riku blocks a head kick by Point.
Riku is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Point.
Riku on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Point. Point obviously looking to wear him down.
Point throws a leg kick but Riku sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Riku scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Riku with a hook.
Riku keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku throws a jab but it's blocked by Point.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Point, as that shot connected.
A leg kick checked by Riku.
Riku misses with a leg kick
and Point counters with a straight right hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Point feints and then cracks Riku's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Riku down.
Riku misses the shot to the body.
Point scoring well with a low kick there.
Point throws a lazy uppercut
and Riku counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Point thinking.
Riku checks a low kick from Point.
Riku throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Point counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
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 Jesse Point will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Jesse Point's cut.
That's time! Point's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Point misses with a body kick.
Point throws a leg kick
and Riku counters with a straight right hand.
Riku ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Point moves away.
Point jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Point is looking to land body kicks.
Point is looking to land body kicks.
Point throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Point waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Riku.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Point misses with a low kick.
Riku tests Point's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Point defending well as Riku loads up on a big left hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Riku blocks a low kick nicely.
Riku turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Riku throws a leg kick that is checked
and Point counters with a one-two to the body.
Point tries to land a front kick but Riku steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Point backing away here, and Riku unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Point looks to land a combination. Riku sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Riku fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Point manages to avoid it.
Point throws a big counter combination but Riku scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Point misses with a looping left.
Jesse Point is winning the standup battle so far.
A cross from Point lands.
Riku takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Point moves out of range of the leg kick from Riku.
Point is looking for a counter combo.
Point misses with a hook
and Riku counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Riku misses with a low kick.
Riku throws a nice looking combination but Point bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Point cracks Riku with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Point throws a solid leg kick but Riku takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Point.
Riku tries a quick counter leg kick but Point is wise to it.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Riku might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Point has got the better of the exchanges.
A head kick misses from Point.
Riku let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Point throws a body punch but Riku moves out of range.
Point dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Riku. That did some damage!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku 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.
Riku moves out of range of the leg kick from Point.
Riku is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Point with a body shot.
Point blocks a jab.
Riku throws a leg kick which misses Point's front leg but catches the back leg as Point tries to avoid it.
Riku pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Point throwing a counter right hand but Riku manages to avoid it.
Point with a hook.
Riku throws a lazy body kick
and Point makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Riku really felt that one!
Point throws a nice head kick!
A shot to the liver by Point. Beautiful body shot.
Point throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A bone on bone clash there as Riku blocks the leg kick.
Riku chopping away at his opponent's legs.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Point feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Riku's calf.
Point takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
A jab lands there for Riku.
Riku misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Point.
Point swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Riku is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Point.
Riku misses with a straight right.
Riku swings for the body but Point moves out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Point pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Riku throws out a loose jab but Point uses good head movement to avoid it.
Point attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
A left lands for Point.
Riku scores with a leg kick.
Riku uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Point.
A slapping body kick lands there for Point.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Point scores with a push kick.
Riku moves out of range of the body kick from Point.
Riku is looking for the big counter here.

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

Riku is rocked!

It looks like Lazuran Riku has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Point tries a head kick but it misses.
A low kick from Point is predictable there
and Riku counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Point ducks under a wild hook from Riku.
Point uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Riku.
Point throws a head kick that misses
and Point takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Point steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Riku.
Point tries to work over Riku's front leg with a kick but Riku checks it.
Riku cracks Point with a right hand to the side of the head.
Point is looking to score with low kicks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Point throws a lazy body kick
and Riku counters with a low kick, right behind Point 's knee.
Riku throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Riku throws a body kick that misses.
Riku blocks a leg kick.
Riku's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Good work by Riku as he checks the leg kick.
Riku misses the body punch
and Riku takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A solid leg kick lands there for Riku.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Riku takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Point looks to land a combination but Riku avoids it well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Point looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

Point lands a big head kick that sends Riku tumbling to the mat! Point takes a step backwards and waves Riku back to his feet - he wants the finish!
Riku is still on wobbly legs! Can Point finish him?
Riku rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Point counters with a straight right hand.
Point throws a lazy uppercut
and Riku counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Point throws out a leg kick but Riku moves out of range and Point only half commits.
Riku seems to have recovered his senses.
Point takes a shot to the body in his stride.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Point ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Point appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Point misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Riku.
Point digs a good hook to Riku's body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
And Point counters with a quick kick to the body but Riku blocks it.
A solid leg kick lands there for Riku.
Riku throws a poor cross that misses
and Point counters with a nice body kick.
Point ducks under a wild hook from Riku.
Point lands with a hook. Riku tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Point stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Lazuran Riku has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Riku uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Point.
An inside leg kick from Point misses.
Riku misses with an uppercut.
Point quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jesse Point showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Point 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 Columbo Gatti scores the fight 30:27
Judge Russell Pearce scores the fight 30:27
Judge Dean Styles scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jesse Point!

Jesse Point seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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RATING
59%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Mar 08, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lazuran Riku (ranked 3051 p4p, 0 weight class) and Afa Sila (ranked 2379 p4p, 0 weight class). Sila has chosen Samoa Joe - Destroyer (Entrance Theme) 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.

175 cm
34
163 lbs
22 - 8 - 2
173 cm
42
161 lbs
30 - 13 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 8 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Lazuran Riku!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Afa Sila!
The judges for this bout are Alec Ball, Dillan Fox and Ian Loll.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riku lands a slapping body shot.
Riku uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Sila.
Riku throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Sila counters with a right hand to the body.
Riku connects with a crisp jab.
Sila slips a straight right by Riku.
Sila gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Sila throws out a leg kick but Riku moves out of range and Sila only half commits.
Riku lands with a thumping leg kick.
Riku uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sila.
Riku is looking to chop away at Sila's legs.
Sila chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Riku can pounce on him.
Afa Sila seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sila moves out of range as Riku strikes.
Sila missing with a left hand there. Riku was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Riku avoids the body shot from Sila.
A little feinted left hand from Riku on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Riku dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Riku throws a hook but Sila blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sila throws a front kick aimed at Riku's knee but Riku avoids it well.
As Sila backs away, Riku returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Sila shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Riku with a jab.
Sila misses with a hook
and Riku counters with a straight right hand.

Sila is rocked!
Riku pivots, looking for a leg kick but Sila is out of range and Riku settles back down.
Sila is still on wobbly legs! Can Riku finish him?
Sila takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Sila seems to have recovered his senses.
Sila ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Sila misses with a low kick.
Sila connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Riku momentarily.
Riku connects with a single shot there.
Riku lands with a straight right. Sila didn't see that one coming.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nice shot by Riku.
Riku throws a leg kick but Sila sees it coming and moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Riku on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Sila smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Sila misses with an uppercut. Riku saw that one coming.
Riku misses with a straight right.
Riku scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Sila doesn't seem bothered though.
A clash of legs there as Riku blocks the low kick.
Riku punishes Sila's body with a nice straight punch.
Sila throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Riku motions for Sila to come forward. Riku throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Sila throws a push kick but Riku slaps the foot to one side.
Riku misses with a head kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Sila.
Riku appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Sila misses with a left hand
and Riku counters with a solid body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sila looks to throw the jab but Riku is out of range.
A low kick from Sila is predictable there
and Riku makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Sila steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Riku.
Riku throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Sila takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Sila throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
A clash of legs there as Sila blocks the low kick.
Sila now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Sila avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Sila! But no joy.

Riku drops Sila with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but Sila looks back up at him and smiles so Riku waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sila misses with a low kick.
Riku is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Riku throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sila is looking to land body kicks.

Riku sends Sila crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Riku is motioning to the referee to let Sila up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sila looks to land a right hand but Riku moved out of range.
It looked like Riku wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Sila uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Riku.
Sila throws a jab when Riku was well out of range.
As Sila looks to move away, Riku throws a big counter combo but Sila just gets out of the way.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Sila.
Sila throws a leg kick that is checked
and Riku counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Sila throws a lazy uppercut
and Riku counters with a straight right hand.
Riku misses with a wild combination.
Sila slips a straight right by Riku.
Riku moves out of range as Sila throws a body kick.
Riku appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sila looks to land a left hand but Riku moved out of range nicely.
Riku jabs Sila to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Riku looks to score with a jab to the body but Sila is just out of range.
And Sila responds with a good body kick, but Riku manages to step out the way in time.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sila throws a half hearted mid kick.
Riku throws the left hand but Sila avoids the punch easily.
Riku throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Riku throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A leg kick checked by Sila.
Sila keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Riku blocks the body kick.
An inside leg kick from Riku misses.
A swing and a miss from Sila.
Sila avoids the body shot from Riku.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Sila counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Riku thinking.
Sila slips under a jab from Riku.
Sila jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Riku looks to land a right hand but Sila moved out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sila misses with a hook
and Sila takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Sila misses with a wild body shot.
A slow jab from Sila misses its intended target.
A little feinted left hand from Riku on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A big left from Sila misses.
Riku feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Sila throws a chopping leg kick but Riku manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Riku throwing a counter right hand but Sila manages to avoid it.
Riku just misses with a punch to the body.
A shot to the liver by Sila. Beautiful body shot.
Sila checks a leg kick nicely.
Jab by Sila.
Riku throws a chopping leg kick but Sila manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Riku feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Silas jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Riku dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Sila might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Riku has got the better of the exchanges.
Sila looks for the body kick but Riku saw that one coming.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sila throws a sloppy head kick
and Riku makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Sila takes a jab right on the kisser.
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!
Sila misses with a wild body shot.
Sila on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Sila moves out of range as Riku throws a body kick.
Riku misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sila.
A little jabbing left from Sila on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Riku swings for the body but Sila moves out of range.
Sila fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Riku is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Sila pivots, looking for a leg kick but Riku is out of range and Sila settles back down.
Sila throws an overhand right that lands on Riku's shoulder, as Riku tries to avoid the shot.
Sila scores with a crisp jab that stopped Riku in his tracks.
Sila ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku lands with a slapping head kick.
Riku misses with a body kick.
A jab from Riku does it's job there.
Riku misses with a low kick.
Riku throws a body punch but Sila moves out of range.
Riku uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sila.
A low kick from Sila is predictable there
and Riku counters with a straight right hand.
Sila swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Riku scores with a counter punch that sends Sila to the canvas! Riku smells blood - he's punishing Sila with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! Sila has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:40 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Lazuran Riku!
Lazuran Riku was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
In defeat, Afa Sila stepped up to the mic, saying 'Sorry Bro Gonna Win Next Fight Bro'.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
70%

 

Event: OFC 401: Revival     
Date:   Feb 02, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Don Cartagena (ranked 4181 p4p, 437 weight class) and Lazuran Riku (ranked 3912 p4p, 415 weight class). Cartagena's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, The Crack Attack. I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

175 cm
28
165 lbs
10 - 4 - 0
175 cm
34
163 lbs
21 - 8 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Don Cartagena!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 8 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are William Peck, Robert Douchet and Gregory Folan.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riku connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Riku has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Cartagena throws a looping overhand right but Riku ducks down to avoid it.
Cartagena fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Riku on the side of the head.
Riku scoring well with a low kick there.
Riku looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Cartagena misses with an uppercut.
A low kick from Riku misses
and Cartagena counters with a stiff right hand.
Riku uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Cartagena.
Riku steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Cartagena.
Riku keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Cartagena on the wrong end of a nice jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku lands with an overhand left.
Riku is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Good leg kick by Riku there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Lazuran Riku seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Riku scores with a sloppy right hand. Cartagena should have avoided that one.

Cartagena is rocked!
Cartagena throws a poor cross that misses
and Riku counters with a crisp right that sends Cartagena to the canvas! Riku follows up with punches from the mount and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:35 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Lazuran Riku!
In his post fight interview, Lazuran Riku started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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RATING
60%

 

Event: OFC: Blood Night LVII     
Date:   Nov 10, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Pinchi Puto (ranked 2022 p4p, 236 weight class) and Lazuran Riku (ranked 2300 p4p, 263 weight class). Lazuran Riku has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

171 cm
29
170 lbs
7 - 7 - 0
175 cm
33
163 lbs
21 - 7 - 2
Great wrestler
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

HELLBENT

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Pinchi Puto!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 7 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Ian Loll, Dillan Fox and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Puto clinches with his opponent.

Riku escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Puto misses with a looping right.
Puto misses with a body shot.
Riku misses with a low kick.
Riku staying out of range there.
It seemed like Riku was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Puto connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Puto takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Puto works the jab nicely.
Riku moves forwards but Puto connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Puto is looking to clinch but Riku is avoiding it.
Both fighters circling a little - Riku finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Pinchi Puto seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Riku tries to land a leg kick but Puto saw it coming and moves away.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Puto's jab looks to have found its range, popping Riku under the eye.
Puto misses with a body shot.
Puto misses the jab.
Riku takes one on the chin but seems OK.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A shot to the liver by Puto. Beautiful body shot.
Puto throws a jab but it's blocked by Riku.
Nice body punch from Puto.
Riku on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Puto tries to clinch up
and Riku counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
An inside leg kick from Riku misses.
Riku circles away from the clinch attempt.
Riku throws a body punch but Puto moves out of range.
Puto swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Puto swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Puto swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Riku was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Riku lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Puto throws a hook but Riku blocks it.
Riku moves out of range as Puto strikes.

Puto instigates a clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Riku wants to break free but Puto has control.
Puto lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Riku backwards.

Riku's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Puto with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Riku jabbing away but nothing is landing.

Puto pushes Riku up against the cage in a clinch.
Riku working hard to break the clinch.
Puto pushes Riku back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Nice body punch from Puto.
Puto tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Riku's elbow.
Puto misses with a knee to the head.
Puto swings wildly with an uppercut but Riku uses good head movement to avoid it.
Puto throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short body shot lands from Riku as the two fighters clinch.
Puto tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Riku tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Puto's elbow.
Puto has Riku pressed against the cage, preventing Riku from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
A knee to the head by Puto.
Riku wants to break the clinch but can't.
Puto working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Riku blocks an elbow strike from Puto.

Riku breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Riku keeps the fight on the outside.
Riku takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Puto lands a head shot.
Riku uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Puto.
Riku loads up on a big right hand but Puto slips the punch.
Riku throws a leg kick but Puto sees it coming and moves out of range.
Puto misses with a hook. Riku ducked under it nicely.
Puto backing away here, and Riku unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Puto scores with a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Riku misses the target.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Puto just misses with a punch to the body.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Puto lands a nice uppercut.
Riku tries to throw a body punch but Puto avoids it by throwing Riku back against the cage.
Puto throws an elbow but it misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Puto.
Riku misses with a body punch.
Puto working Riku over with knees to the body.
Puto throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Riku blocks it with crossed arms.
Puto creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Riku's defenses.
Riku tries to circle away but Puto has him pinned against the cage.
Riku misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Riku manages to break the clinch.
Puto blocks a leg kick.
Puto pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Puto missing with a left hand there. Riku was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Puto is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Puto wants to clinch.
Puto tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Riku paws at him with a jab and circles away.
A countering left hand to the body from Riku misses.
Puto throws a looping overhand right but Riku ducks down to avoid it.
Riku is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
A looping hook to the body misses from Puto. Riku does a little dance to reset his feet.
Riku steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Puto.
Puto looks to clinch
and Riku counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Puto punishes Riku's body with a nice straight punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Puto throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Riku on the side of the head.
Puto tries to close the distance and clinch but Riku swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Riku avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Riku misses with a looping left.
Puto is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Riku can do to turn this around?
Riku scores with a hook to the body. Puto takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Puto throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A little jabbing left from Riku on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Puto misses with a double jab.
Riku lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Riku connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Puto momentarily.
Puto misses the shot to the body.
Riku takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Puto scores with a jab. Riku acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Puto misses with a wild combination.
Riku feints a counter leg kick.
Puto scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Puto misses with a right hand
and Riku counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

Puto rushes Riku and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A nice right hand lands inside from Puto.
Riku takes an elbow to the temple.
Riku scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Riku blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Puto lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Puto tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Puto tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Puto looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Puto landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Puto tries to land a knee to the head but Riku blocks with his arms.
Riku wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Puto has him pressed against the cage.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Puto as Riku tries to tie him up.

Riku pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
A head kick misses from Riku.
Puto misses with an uppercut
and Riku counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Riku misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Nice defenses there by Riku.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Puto slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Puto throws a body punch but Riku moves out of range.
Riku throws a leg kick but Puto sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Puto darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Puto looks to land a combination but Riku avoids it well.
Riku steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Riku scores with the left hand. Puto knows he should have avoided that one.
Nice straight punches there by Riku. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Riku.
Puto uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Riku.
A counter left hand to the body from Puto misses its target.
Riku blocks a jab.
And Riku responds with a good body kick, but Puto manages to step out the way in time.
Puto uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Riku.
Puto swings away with a body shot that misses
and Riku counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Riku moves out of range as Puto strikes.
A swing and a miss from Riku.
Riku takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Puto cracks a nice hook into Riku's ribs.
Riku's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Puto connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Riku scrambles back to his feet.
Puto slips under a jab from Riku.
Riku ducks under a wild hook from Puto.
Puto slips a jab from Riku.
Riku takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Good standup being displayed there by Puto as he connects with a hook.
Puto with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Riku misses with a hook.
Puto dips to his left and cracks Riku with an uppercut!
Puto lands a jab to Riku's midsection.
Pinchi Puto is winning the standup battle so far.
Riku lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Puto throws a body punch but Riku moves out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pinchi Puto dominated that second round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Puto cracks Riku with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Puto throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Puto misses with a left hand
and Riku counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Riku looks to land a left hand but Puto moved out of range nicely.
Jab by Puto.
Puto throws a body shot but no joy.
Riku gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Puto checks the leg kick.
As Riku tries to get set, Puto tries to push him back and clinch up but Riku manages to avoid the attempt.
Riku throws a right and a left that Puto avoids nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Puto wants to clinch but Riku slips to the side
and Riku counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Riku lands with a shot to the body.
Puto fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Riku on 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!
Puto fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Puto uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Riku.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku misses with an attempted mid kick.
Puto steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Riku.
Riku lands with a nice combination. Puto backs away looking to recover.
Puto throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

Puto closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Puto can't find room to land a body shot as Riku controls the action.
Nice body punch from Riku - that landed with a thud.
Riku avoids a wild elbow strike from Puto.
Riku is trying to push Puto away but Puto has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Riku lands with a light punch inside.
Pinchi Puto has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Puto misses with a knee to the head.
Nice body punch from Riku - that landed with a thud.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Riku stalling.
Riku takes a shot to the head.
Puto throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Riku blocks it with crossed arms.
Riku manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Pinchi Puto is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Puto being controlled against the cage.
With the fighters up against the cage, Puto throws an elbow but misses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Puto throws an elbow that misses.
Riku content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Riku blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Riku wants to get back to striking at distance but Puto won't allow it.
Riku content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Riku dodges an elbow strike from Puto.
Puto scores with a hook to the body.
Puto utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Puto looks to throw an elbow but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku is trying to break free.

Riku breaks the clinch.
Puto throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Puto closes the distance and clinches.
Riku wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Riku stalling in the clinch but Puto improves position.
Nice elbow from Puto.
Riku tries to break free but Puto pushes him back against the cage.
Puto prevents a body shot from Riku.
Riku has had enough of the clinch but Puto keeps him there for the moment.
Riku wants to stall.

Riku breaks the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Puto swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Puto swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Puto fails in his attempt to clinch.
It seemed like Riku was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Puto misses the shot to the body.
Puto displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Riku throws out the jab.
Riku avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Riku digs a good body shot into Puto's ribs.
Riku throws a hook but Puto blocks it.
Puto tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Riku manages to circle out of the way.
Puto dips to his left and cracks Riku with an uppercut!
Lazuran Riku has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Puto fails with an attempt to clinch.
A jab from Puto finds it's way through Riku's defenses.
Riku on the wrong end of a nice hook.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Riku lands a nice shot that snaps Puto's head back.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Pinchi Puto.
Well Puto 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 Ian Loll scores the fight 30:27
Judge Dillan Fox scores the fight 30:27
Judge Robert Douchet scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pinchi Puto!
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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
67%

 

Event: OFC 379: Hawk vs Jeffries     
Date:   Sep 26, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Rasul Mirzaev (ranked 1841 p4p, 216 weight class) and Lazuran Riku (ranked 1286 p4p, 158 weight class). Mirzaev comes to the cage accompanied by Killshot - Eminem. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

170 cm
32
157 lbs
18 - 13 - 0
175 cm
32
163 lbs
21 - 6 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Rasul Mirzaev!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Alec Ball, Gregory Folan and Dillan Fox.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mirzaev connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Mirzaev pivots, looking for a leg kick but Riku is out of range and Mirzaev settles back down.
Mirzaev lands an overhand right.
Mirzaev connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Mirzaev takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Mirzaev throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Mirzaev keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Riku.
Mirzaev lands with an uppercut that bounces Riku off the cage and back into range.
Riku jabs at Mirzaev's body.
Mirzaev misses with a hook.
Mirzaev swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Mirzaev tries to clinch but Riku is having none of it.
Mirzaev throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Riku's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Mirzaev connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Riku scrambles back to his feet.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mirzaev misses with a hook.
Mirzaev moves in looking to clinch but Riku pushes him off.
Riku misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mirzaev.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Riku finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A swing and a miss from Mirzaev.
Mirzaev throws a leg kick but Riku sees it coming and checks it nicely.
A little jabbing left from Riku on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Mirzaev throws an overhand right that lands on Riku's shoulder, as Riku tries to avoid the shot.
A little jabbing left from Riku on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Mirzaev listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Riku steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Mirzaev.
Riku now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Riku tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Riku scores with a shot to the body.
Mirzaev tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Mirzaev swinging wildly here.
Riku takes a swing at Mirzaev's ribcage but misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mirzaev. Riku does a little dance to reset his feet.
A swing and a miss from Mirzaev.
Mirzaev lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mirzaev throws a series of punches but Riku avoids them all with ease.
Mirzaev throws an off balance right hand
and Riku counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

It looks like Rasul Mirzaev has been cut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mirzaev moves out of range as Riku throws a body kick.
Mirzaev moves to clinch but Riku breaks away
and Riku counters with a nice kick to the body.
Riku ducks right into an uppercut from Mirzaev.
Riku throws a nice head kick!
Mirzaev wants to clinch.
Mirzaev throws a low kick but Riku moves out of range easily.
Mirzaev is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
A cross from Mirzaev lands.
Mirzaev misses with a straight left.
Mirzaev blocks a jab.
Riku lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Mirzaev at a distance.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mirzaev throws an off balance right hand
letting Riku counter with a right hand.
Riku misses with a low kick.
Riku defending well as Mirzaev loads up on a big left hand.
Riku walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Mirzaev misses the body punch
and Riku connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Mirzaev throws a looping overhand right but Riku ducks down to avoid it.
Riku swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Mirzaev misses with a wild body shot.
Riku jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Mirzaev stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Riku.
Riku looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Riku misses with an uppercut. Mirzaev saw that one coming.
Mirzaev tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Riku manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Riku bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Riku moves out of range as Mirzaev strikes.
Riku thuds his right hand into Mirzaev's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Riku swings for the body but Mirzaev moves out of range.

Mirzaev drives through and clinches with Riku against the cage.
Riku misses with a hook to the ribs.

Riku escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Mirzaev is looking to clinch.
Mirzaev misses with the combination.
Riku doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Riku throws a nice outside leg kick.
Mirzaev is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Mirzaev lands a slapping body shot.
Mirzaev throws the kick towards the body but Riku avoids it.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Mirzaev.
Mirzaev doesn't manage to clinch there - Riku circles away.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A swing and a miss from Mirzaev.
Mirzaev lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Riku circles away quickly and effectively.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Riku! But no joy.
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 Rasul Mirzaev will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Rasul Mirzaev'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.


Mirzaev pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Rasul Mirzaev is winning the standup battle so far.
Riku slips a jab from Mirzaev.
Riku stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Mirzaev misses with a body shot.
Riku ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Mirzaev moves away.
Riku blocks a leg kick.
Riku pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mirzaev throws a series of punches but Riku avoids them all with ease.
Mirzaev jabs Riku to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Riku ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Riku just misses with a punch to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mirzaev lands a lovely overhand right.
Mirzaev lands with an uppercut that bounces Riku off the cage and back into range.
Mirzaev cracks Riku with a good jab.
Riku slips a straight right by Mirzaev.
A shot to the liver by Mirzaev. Beautiful body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mirzaev throws a one two combo.
Rasul Mirzaev seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mirzaev fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Riku on the side of the head.
Riku throws a jab but it's blocked by Mirzaev.
Riku slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Mirzaev misses with an uppercut. Riku saw that one coming.
Riku with a hook.
Mirzaev doesn't manage to clinch there - Riku circles away.
Riku lands a jab to the head.
Riku slips a jab from Mirzaev.
A little jabbing left from Riku on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Mirzaev does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
A little jabbing left from Riku on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Mirzaev misses with a head kick.
Mirzaev misses with a straight left.
Mirzaev shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mirzaev waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Riku.
A bone on bone clash there as Mirzaev blocks the leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku blocks a low kick nicely.
Riku slips a straight right by Mirzaev.
Riku showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Mirzaev.
Riku throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Mirzaev swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Mirzaev takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Mirzaev throws a lazy uppercut
and Riku counters with a straight right hand.
Mirzaev misses with a body punch
letting Riku counter with a right hand.
A punch combination from Mirzaev misses.
Riku swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Mirzaev rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Riku counters with a right hand to the body.
Riku lands with a nice body punch.
Riku slips under a jab.
Riku tries a quick counter leg kick but Mirzaev is wise to it.
Riku looks to land a left hand but Mirzaev moved out of range nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku misses with a wild body shot.
Riku keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Mirzaev.
Mirzaev changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Riku takes a swing at Mirzaev's ribcage but misses.
Mirzaev throws a body shot but no joy.
Mirzaev fails to land with a series of punches.
A little jabbing left from Riku on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Riku scores with a jab.
Mirzaev misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Riku! But no joy.
Riku connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Mirzaev cracks Riku with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Mirzaev misses with a body shot
and Riku counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

Rasul Mirzaev's cut is getting worse.
Mirzaev lands with a straight right. Riku didn't see that one coming.
Riku walks into a straight right hand from Mirzaev.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mirzaev throws a body punch but Riku moves out of range.
Mirzaev throws a nice outside leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mirzaev misses with a lunging right hand
letting Riku counter with a right hand.
Some wild striking there from Mirzaev.
Riku tries a quick counter leg kick but Mirzaev is wise to it.
Mirzaev misses with a kick to the body.
Mirzaev steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Riku.
Mirzaev lands with a right hand.
Riku blocks a jab.
Riku walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Mirzaev scores with the left hand. Riku knows he should have avoided that one.
Mirzaev throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Riku counters with a series of strikes. Mirzaev will be more careful next time no doubt.

Mirzaev is rocked!
The fight stays on the outside here - Mirzaev looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Riku slips under a jab from Mirzaev.
Riku moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Mirzaev moves into the clinch.

Mirzaev pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Mirzaev fails to land with a series of punches.
Mirzaev throws a leg kick but Riku moved away.
Riku looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Mirzaev swings away with a body shot that misses
and Riku counters with a nice body shot.
Riku turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Mirzaev swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Riku bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Riku connects with a good right hand that stumbles Mirzaev. Mirzaev circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Mirzaev falls off balance throwing a combination
and Riku counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Mirzaev stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Mirzaev clobbers Riku with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Mirzaev misses with a hook. Riku ducked under it nicely.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Riku throws a shot from downtown. Mirzaev moves away and avoids it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Riku.
Riku misses with a low kick as Mirzaev jumps back.
Riku takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Mirzaev swinging wildly here.
Mirzaev throws a looping overhand right but Riku ducks down to avoid it.
Riku swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Mirzaev jabs Riku right on the nose. Riku blinks but takes it well.
Riku keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Riku circles away from the clinch attempt.
Mirzaev misses with a series of wild punches.
Riku misses with a few strikes there.
Mirzaev staying out of range there.
Riku takes one to the side of the head.
Mirzaev throws a body punch but Riku moves out of range.
Riku follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku checks the leg kick nicely there.
Mirzaev is looking to clinch but Riku is avoiding it.
A telegraphed right hand from Mirzaev misses the target.
Riku chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Mirzaev can pounce on him.
A jab from Mirzaev finds it's way through Riku's defenses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mirzaev throws a poor cross that misses
and Riku counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Mirzaev thows a left - swing and a miss!
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Riku! But no joy.
Mirzaev takes a swing at Riku's ribcage but misses.
Riku looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Riku throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Mirzaev swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Riku doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Riku uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mirzaev.
Mirzaev scores with a decent looking hook.
Riku steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Mirzaev.
Mirzaev moves into range and connects with a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku moves forwards but Mirzaev connects with a nice, crisp jab.
A jab from Mirzaev misses.
Mirzaev throws a leg kick
and Riku counters with a stiff right hand.
Riku misses with a kick to the body.
Mirzaev looks to land a right hand but Riku moved out of range.

Mirzaev closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.

Riku's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Riku tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Mirzaev moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Mirzaev moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Riku avoids the body shot from Mirzaev.
Riku swings widly with a right hand
and Mirzaev counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Riku scores with a jab.
Rasul Mirzaev is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mirzaev throws an overhand right that lands on Riku's shoulder, as Riku tries to avoid the shot.
A bone on bone clash there as Riku blocks the leg kick.
Riku doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Mirzaev throws a jab when Riku was well out of range.
Mirzaev ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Mirzaev throws a right and a left that Riku avoids nicely.
Mirzaev cracks Riku with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Riku on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Mirzaev jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Riku is trying to counter with his kicks.
Nice defenses there by Riku.
Riku throws a push kick but Mirzaev slaps the foot to one side.
Lazuran Riku has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Mirzaev scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Mirzaev getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Mirzaev with a jab.
A lazy left from Mirzaev finds it's target.

And that's the end of the fight!
Rasul Mirzaev showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Mirzaev 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 Alec Ball scores the fight 30:27
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 30:27
Judge Dillan Fox scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Rasul Mirzaev!
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
74%

 

Event: OFC 376: Afterglow     
Date:   Sep 08, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Dieter Schmidt (ranked 1084 p4p, 127 weight class) and Lazuran Riku (ranked 828 p4p, 95 weight class). I'm sure you'll be fascinated to know that I was talking to some pointless Z list celebrity before the fight and he thought that Lazuran Riku was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

176 cm
31
166 lbs
21 - 9 - 1
175 cm
32
163 lbs
21 - 5 - 2
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Dieter Schmidt!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Dillan Fox, Elvis Blanc and Ian Loll.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Schmidt clobbers Riku with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Schmidt throws a sloppy head kick
and Schmidt takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Riku lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Schmidt throws a body punch but Riku moves out of range.
Schmidt throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Riku on the side of the head.
Riku swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Schmidt.
Schmidt misses with a hook. Riku ducked under it nicely.
Riku only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Riku misses with an uppercut.
Dieter Schmidt seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Schmidt lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Riku defending well as Schmidt loads up on a big left hand.
Schmidt fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Riku.
Schmidt tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Riku was well out of range. Poor timing from Schmidt.
Schmidt thows a left - swing and a miss!
Riku replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Schmidt blocks it well.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A nice leg kick lands there from Schmidt.
Schmidt feints and then cracks Riku's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Riku down.
Schmidt lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Schmidt throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Schmidt misses with a jab to the body
and Riku counters with an outside leg kick.
Riku throws a low kick but it's checked well by Schmidt.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Schmidt, right into the meat.
Schmidt throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Riku cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Schmidt fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Riku has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
A bone on bone clash there as Schmidt blocks the leg kick.
Riku misses with a straight left.
Schmidt lands with a straight right. Riku didn't see that one coming.
Riku moves away from the strike by Schmidt.
Riku on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Schmidt misses with a body kick.
Nice body kick there by Schmidt.
Riku feints and then cracks Schmidt's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Schmidt down.
Riku misses with a kick to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Riku stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Schmidt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku slips a jab from Schmidt.
A slapping leg kick lands for Schmidt.
Schmidt is looking to slow Riku down with leg kicks.
Riku throws out a loose jab but Schmidt uses good head movement to avoid it.
A slapping body kick lands there for Schmidt.
Schmidt throws a quick inside leg kick.
Riku takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Schmidt throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Riku's head.
Riku throws a leg kick that misses.
Riku slips under a jab from Schmidt.
A low kick from Schmidt misses
and Riku connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

It looks like Dieter Schmidt has been cut.
Schmidt scores with a push kick.
Schmidt throws a solid leg kick but Riku takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Schmidt.
Riku checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Schmidt fakes the leg kick and cracks Riku in the body.
Riku lands with a right hand.
Riku throws a lazy right hand but Schmidt sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Schmidt throws a predictable looking body shot
and Riku counters with a straight right hand.
Schmidt swings and misses with a hook to the body.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Schmidt crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Riku - the referee stops the clock and Schmidt gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Riku. Schmidt manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
A left lands for Schmidt.
We've been informed that Riku has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.
Riku lands a nice looking body shot.
Schmidt moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Riku throws a leg kick which misses Schmidt's front leg but catches the back leg as Schmidt tries to avoid it.
Schmidt throws a push kick but Riku slaps the foot to one side.
Riku throws out a leg kick but Schmidt moves out of range and Riku only half commits.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Schmidt throws a front kick that sends Riku stumbling back into the cage.
Schmidt connects with a looping right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Schmidt is looking to land body kicks.
Schmidt tries to work over Riku's front leg with a kick but Riku checks it.
Schmidt connects with a solid leg kick.
Schmidt looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Schmidt tries a low kick but Riku avoids it.
Riku was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Riku throws a body shot but no joy.
Schmidt fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Riku checks it well.
Schmidt bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Schmidt takes a swing at Riku's ribcage but misses.
Schmidt throws a good cross that connects.
Schmidt misses with a body kick.
Schmidt avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Riku lands a nice looking body shot.
Schmidt lands with a thumping leg kick.
Schmidt connects with a solid leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dieter Schmidt dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Dieter Schmidt's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Schmidt scores with a nice right hand.
Schmidt scores with a push kick.
Nice body kick from Schmidt.
Riku's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Schmidt paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Schmidt tries to land a body kick
and Riku counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Schmidt thuds a left hand into Riku's body.
Riku stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Schmidt.
Riku misses with a low kick.
Schmidt misses with a kick to the body.
Riku moves out of range of the body kick.
Schmidt misses with a jab, cross combination.
A little jabbing left from Riku on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Schmidt scoring well with a low kick there.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Schmidt dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Riku. That did some damage!
Some bone on bone action there as Schmidt checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Schmidt throws a lazy right hand but Riku sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Schmidt.
Riku moves out of range of the body kick.
Jab by Riku.
Riku misses with a straight left.
Schmidt tries a head kick but it misses.
Riku swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Schmidt connects with a leg kick. Riku looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Schmidt goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Schmidt thumps Riku with a low kick.
Schmidt throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Schmidt throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Riku 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.
Riku checks a leg kick.
Riku was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Riku has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Schmidt.
Schmidt misses with an uppercut
letting Riku counter with a right hand.
Schmidt scores with a nice right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku misses with a jab, cross combination.
Schmidt misses with a low kick.
The fighters circle momentarily. Schmidt darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Riku might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Schmidt has got the better of the exchanges.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Schmidt explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Schmidt connects with a crisp jab.
Schmidt just misses with a punch to the body.
Riku wants to land a leg kick but Schmidt is out of range.
Riku throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Riku is looking to chop away at Schmidt's legs.
A counter left hand to the body from Schmidt misses its target.
Riku lands a right hook to the body.
Riku moves forwards but Schmidt connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Schmidt is looking to chop away at Riku's legs.
Riku avoids a kick to the body.
Riku counters with a body kick.
Schmidt throws a low kick but Riku avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Schmidt cracks the inside of Riku's front leg.
A looping hook to the body misses from Riku. Schmidt does a little dance to reset his feet.
Riku motions for Schmidt to come forward. Riku throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Dieter Schmidt is winning the standup battle so far.
Schmidt misses with a hook. Riku ducked under it nicely.
A nice side step and Riku releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Schmidt cracks Riku with a right hand to the side of the head.
Schmidt misses with a body kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Schmidt.
Riku's corner calls for a 1-2. Riku obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Schmidt misses with an attempted mid kick.
Riku dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Riku throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Schmidt misses with a low kick.
Riku throws an overhand right that lands on Schmidt's shoulder, as Schmidt tries to avoid the shot.
It looked like Schmidt wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Schmidt lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Jab by Schmidt.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Schmidt throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A little jabbing left from Riku on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Schmidt is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Riku can do to turn this around?
Schmidt scores with a shot to the body.
Riku misses with a low kick as Schmidt jumps back.
Schmidt throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Schmidt connects with a solid leg kick.
A big left from Schmidt misses.
Schmidt fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Riku checks it well.
Schmidt turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Schmidt throws a half hearted mid kick.
Schmidt lets loose with a powerful body kick. Riku will feel that in the morning.
Riku scores with the left hand. Schmidt knows he should have avoided that one.
Riku takes one to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Riku walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Schmidt throws a body punch but Riku moves out of range.
Schmidt with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Schmidt feints and then cracks Riku's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Riku down.
Schmidt misses with a looping right.
Riku is looking for the big counter here.
Riku avoids a kick to the body.
Schmidt missing with a left hand there. Riku was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Riku misses with a hook. Schmidt ducked under it nicely.
Schmidt avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Schmidt misses with a hook
and Riku counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Schmidt catches Riku with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Schmidt connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Schmidt throws a leg kick which misses Riku's front leg but catches the back leg as Riku tries to avoid it.
A low kick from Schmidt is predictable there
and Riku counters with a straight punch to the midsection.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku misses with a straight left.
Schmidt misses with an attempted mid kick.
Riku looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Schmidt lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Schmidt tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Riku misses with a straight right.
Riku throws a hook but Schmidt avoids it easily.
You can see that Riku has visibly slowed down as a result of the leg kicks
Riku lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Riku moves out of range of the body kick.
Schmidt bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Riku's head backwards.
Riku thows a left - swing and a miss!
Schmidt looking to land some kicks to the body here.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Riku! But no joy.
Schmidt moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Schmidt is looking to land body kicks.
Riku moves out of range as Schmidt throws a body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Schmidt throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Schmidt goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Riku misses with a hook
and Schmidt connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Schmidt rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Riku counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Schmidt throws a sloppy head kick
and Riku counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Schmidt swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Riku looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Schmidt throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Schmidt throws a big shot that misses.
Schmidt throws a hook to the side of Riku's head but Riku sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Riku swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Schmidt connects with a solid leg kick.
Schmidt is looking to chop away at Riku's legs.
Schmidt lands a body shot.
Schmidt fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Riku checks it well.
Riku changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Schmidt misses with a hook to the body
and Riku counters with a kick to the head that grazes his opponent. Schmidt is lucky that one didn't land flush.
Riku has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Schmidt uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Riku.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Schmidt.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Schmidt.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Schmidt.
Schmidt finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Riku throws a hook to the side of Schmidt's head but Schmidt sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Schmidt looks for the body kick but Riku saw that one coming.
A bone on bone clash there as Riku blocks the leg kick.
Schmidt throws a leg kick but Riku moved away.
Schmidt throws a right and a left that Riku avoids nicely.
A slow jab from Schmidt misses its intended target.
Riku walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Schmidt checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku misses with a body shot.
Schmidt lands a nice leg kick that just misses Riku's sensitive parts.
Schmidt looks to land a right hand but Riku moved out of range.
Riku walks into a straight right hand from Schmidt.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Riku walks into a stiff left hand from Schmidt.
Schmidt throws a low kick, looking for Riku's leg but Riku calmly moves out of range.
Riku throws a leg kick which misses Schmidt's front leg but catches the back leg as Schmidt tries to avoid it.
Schmidt fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Riku is out of range.
Riku connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Lazuran Riku has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Dieter Schmidt is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Schmidt 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.
Riku has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Schmidt.
Schmidt looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Nice cross by Schmidt.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dieter Schmidt showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Schmidt 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 Dillan Fox scores the fight 30:27
Judge Elvis Blanc scores the fight 30:27
Judge Ian Loll scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Dieter Schmidt!

After the fight, Dieter Schmidt was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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FIGHT
RATING
73%

 

Event: OFC 369: Shamrock vs Ng     
Date:   Aug 11, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Dieter Schmidt (ranked 985 p4p, 117 weight class) and Lazuran Riku (ranked 698 p4p, 81 weight class). Man, I cannot wait for this one!

176 cm
31
166 lbs
21 - 9 - 0
175 cm
31
163 lbs
21 - 5 - 1
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Dieter Schmidt!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Alec Ball, Gregory Folan and Yves DeLean.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice jab there from Schmidt.
Schmidt throws a head kick that misses
and Riku counters with a straight right hand.

It looks like Dieter Schmidt has been cut.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Schmidt, right into the meat.
Schmidt swings for the body but Riku moves out of range.
Riku misses with an attempted mid kick.
Riku checks a leg kick.
Riku avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Schmidt lands a nice leg kick that just misses Riku's sensitive parts.
Schmidt misses with a head kick.
Schmidt throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Riku 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.
Schmidt lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
A telegraphed right hand from Schmidt misses the target.
Riku throws a good cross that connects.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Riku connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Riku lands a jab.
Riku slips under a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku throws the kick towards the body but Schmidt avoids it.
Schmidt scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Riku misses with a straight left.
Riku scores with a nice strike.
Both fighters circling a little - Schmidt finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Riku moves out of range as Schmidt throws a body kick.
Schmidt looks to score with a jab to the body but Riku is just out of range.
Riku appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Riku connects with a single shot there.
Riku takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Schmidt connects with an inside leg kick.
Schmidt slips under a jab.
Schmidt fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Riku is out of range.
Schmidt tries to land a front kick but Riku steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Schmidt throws a head kick but Riku moves out of range.
Riku feints a counter leg kick.
Riku blocks the body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
The fighters circling - Schmidt throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Schmidt tries to score with a low kick but Riku moves his leg out of the way.
Schmidt throws a head kick that misses
and Riku counters with a nice uppercut.
Schmidt blocks a jab.
Schmidt misses with a low kick.
Schmidt throws a push kick but Riku slaps the foot to one side.
Riku looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Schmidt lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Riku walks into a straight right hand from Schmidt.
Schmidt fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Riku has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Riku just misses with a punch to the body.
Schmidt lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Riku is looking to land body kicks.
Riku misses with a wild body shot.
Good leg kick by Riku there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Schmidt bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Schmidt misses with a kick to the body.
Riku takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Schmidt!
Schmidt pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Riku replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Schmidt blocks it well.
Riku scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Riku throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Schmidt throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Riku on the side of the head.
Schmidt misses with a low kick.
Schmidt tries a head kick but it misses.
Riku ducks under a wild hook from Schmidt.
Riku scores with a hook to the body. Schmidt takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Riku stuns Schmidt with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Schmidt throws a body shot but no joy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Schmidt has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Riku finds it's way round the side to connect with Schmidt's head.
Riku throws a leg kick but Schmidt sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Riku ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Schmidt moves away.
Riku jabs at Schmidt's body.
Schmidt looks to land a right hand but Riku moved out of range.
Riku moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Schmidt swings widly with a right hand
and Riku counters with a leg kick.
Schmidt throws a leg kick that misses.
Riku is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Schmidt with a body shot.
Riku takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Schmidt takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Schmidt throws a leg kick but Riku sees it coming and moves out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Schmidt swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Riku cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Riku checks a leg kick nicely.
A solid leg kick lands there for Schmidt.
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 Dieter Schmidt will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Dieter Schmidt's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Schmidt lands a nice shot that snaps Riku's head back.
Schmidt misses with an attempted mid kick.
Schmidt misses with a leg kick
and Riku counters with a nice body kick.
A jab lands there for Riku.
Riku avoids the body shot from Schmidt.
A telegraphed right hand from Schmidt misses the target.
That kick from Schmidt tenderised Riku's leg. Riku is trying to keep his angry face on.
Schmidt catches Riku with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Schmidt throws a low kick but Riku moves out of range easily.
A countering left hand to the body from Riku misses.
Riku chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Schmidt can pounce on him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku throws a wild body kick that Schmidt sees coming a mile off.
Schmidt looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Nice shot by Schmidt.
Schmidt looks for the body kick but Riku saw that one coming.
Riku with a jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Schmidt throws a body kick, spinning off balance
letting Riku counter with a right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Schmidt fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Riku has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Riku lands a right hook to the body.
Riku pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A low kick from Schmidt is predictable there
and Schmidt takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Schmidt uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Riku.
Riku looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Riku throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Schmidt stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Schmidt tries a low kick but Riku avoids it.
A head kick misses from Riku.
Riku is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Schmidt dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Dieter Schmidt seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Schmidt buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Schmidt checks a leg kick nicely.
Riku misses with an uppercut. Schmidt saw that one coming.

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!
Riku takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Schmidt misses with an attempted mid kick.
Riku's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Nice defenses there by Schmidt.
Schmidt throws a lazy body kick
and Riku makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Schmidt misses with a head kick.
It seemed like Riku was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Riku takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Dieter Schmidt is winning the standup battle so far.
Riku ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Schmidt moves away.
Schmidt takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
A nice inside leg kick there by Schmidt. That's going to slow Riku down.
Schmidt throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Schmidt throws a lazy head kick
and Riku finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Schmidt throws a right hand that misses
and Riku cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Schmidt throws a solid leg kick but Riku takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Schmidt.
Schmidt tried to score with a low kick but Riku checks it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Riku! But no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Riku misses.
Schmidt throws a leg kick but Riku moved away.
Riku chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Schmidt can pounce on him.
Riku connects with a crisp jab.
Schmidt throws a chopping leg kick but Riku manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Riku feints a counter leg kick.
A clash of legs there as Riku blocks the low kick.
Schmidt with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Riku to score with a decent uppercut.
Schmidt cracks Riku with an open hand slap.
Schmidt lands with a straight right. Riku didn't see that one coming.
Schmidt throws the kick towards the body but Riku avoids it.
Riku throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Riku looks to score with a jab to the body but Schmidt is just out of range.
Schmidt throws a solid leg kick but Riku takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Schmidt.
Riku tries a quick counter leg kick but Schmidt is wise to it.
Riku blocks a head kick by Schmidt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Schmidt 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!
Schmidt is looking to chop away at Riku's legs.
Schmidt moves out of range of the strikes.
Schmidt throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Riku blocks the body kick.
Schmidt throws a hook to the side of Riku's head but Riku sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Schmidt misses with a head kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Riku.
Schmidt scores with a crisp jab that stopped Riku in his tracks.
Riku throws a leg kick but Schmidt sees it coming and moves out of range.
Riku getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

Dieter Schmidt's cut is getting worse.
Riku lands with a straight right. Schmidt didn't see that one coming.
Schmidt throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Riku's head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Dieter Schmidt will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Dieter Schmidt's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Schmidt avoids the body shot from Riku.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Riku lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Schmidt looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Schmidt tries to land a body kick
and Riku counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Schmidt motions for Riku to come forward. Schmidt throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Schmidt throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Schmidt slips a jab from Riku.
Schmidt tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Riku misses with a low kick.
Schmidt is looking to counter with a body kick.
Riku ducks under a wild hook from Schmidt.
Riku unleashes a big counter combination but Schmidt bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Schmidt throws a lazy head kick
and Schmidt takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Riku misses with a low kick.
Schmidt swings for the body but Riku moves out of range.
A solid leg kick lands there for Schmidt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from Riku.
Riku uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Schmidt.
Schmidt lands with a kick to the temple. Riku shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
A jab lands there for Schmidt.
Schmidt lands with a good body shot.
Schmidt tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A nice inside leg kick there by Schmidt. That's going to slow Riku down.
Schmidt waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Riku.
Schmidt pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Schmidt throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Schmidt misses with a hook
and Riku counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Schmidt misses with a straight right.
It seemed like Riku was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Schmidt looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Riku lets loose with a powerful body kick. Schmidt will feel that in the morning.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Riku uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Schmidt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Riku works Schmidt's body with a nice hook.
Schmidt motions for Riku to come forward. Schmidt throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Riku looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Riku looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Schmidt motions for Riku to come forward. Schmidt throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Riku scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
A thudding body kick lands there by Schmidt!
Schmidt misses with a leg kick.
Riku thinks about the counter body kick.
Schmidt on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Riku misses with a few strikes there.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Schmidt, as that shot connected.
Riku sizes up Schmidt with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Schmidt is looking to score with low kicks.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Riku, as that shot connected.
Schmidt looking to land some kicks to the body here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku checks a low kick from Schmidt.
Schmidt rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Riku moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Schmidt looks to land a left hand but Riku moved out of range nicely.
Schmidt moves forwards but Riku connects with a nice, crisp jab.

Dieter Schmidt's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Riku looks to throw the jab but Schmidt is out of range.
Riku cracks Schmidt with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.

Schmidt is rocked!
Schmidt tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Oh Schmidt is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Riku scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Schmidt doesn't seem bothered though.
Schmidt seems to have got his legs back now.
Riku throws a lazy right hand but Schmidt sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Schmidt is looking to counter punch.
Riku misses with a low kick.
That kick from Riku tenderised Schmidt's leg. Schmidt is trying to keep his angry face on.
Schmidt throws a body kick that misses
and Riku counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Riku connects with a solid leg kick.
Schmidt wants to slow Riku down by chopping away at his legs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Schmidt looks to land a body kick but Riku moved away.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Riku looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
A slapping body kick lands there for Schmidt.
Riku has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Schmidt.
Schmidt tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Riku was well out of range. Poor timing from Schmidt.
Donk. Riku catches Schmidt right on the button with a cross.
Schmidt fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Riku has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Schmidt throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Schmidt takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Schmidt is looking to score with low kicks.
Lazuran Riku has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Dieter Schmidt is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Schmidt throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Schmidt misses the jab.
Riku throws a right and a left that both miss.
Riku is looking to score with low kicks.
Schmidt half committed to a counter leg kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
Lazuran Riku comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Schmidt 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 Alec Ball scores the fight 29:29
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 29:28
Judge Yves DeLean scores the fight 29:29

The fight is ruled a majority draw!
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
74%

 

Event: OFC 366: Gray vs. Skovgaard     
Date:   Jul 25, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lazuran Riku (ranked 868 p4p, 104 weight class) and Juan Fonseca (ranked 1019 p4p, 123 weight class). Lazuran Riku has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

175 cm
31
163 lbs
20 - 5 - 1
178 cm
23
167 lbs
7 - 5 - 1
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Decent wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Lazuran Riku!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Juan Fonseca!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, Gregory Folan and Alec Ball.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fonseca misses with a hook
and Riku counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Fonseca takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Riku lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Fonseca at a distance.
Fonseca throws an off balance right hand
and Riku makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Fonseca throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Riku counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Fonseca connects with a right hand. Riku shakes it off.
Fonseca throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Riku sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Riku seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
A telegraphed right hand from Fonseca misses the target.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Fonseca, as that shot connected.
Riku looks to score with a jab to the body but Fonseca is just out of range.
A jab from Riku misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Fonseca throws a body kick that misses
and Riku counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Riku keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Fonseca.
Riku thinks about countering with a head kick.
Good leg kick by Fonseca there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Fonseca misses with an uppercut
and Riku counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Fonseca on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Riku gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku throws a hook but Fonseca blocks it.
Fonseca throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Riku counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Fonseca misses with a body kick.
Riku connects with a jab.
Riku moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Fonseca keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Riku slips under a jab from Fonseca.
Fonseca scores with a sloppy right hand. Riku should have avoided that one.

Riku sends Fonseca crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Riku is motioning to the referee to let Fonseca up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!

Fonseca is rocked!

It looks like Juan Fonseca has been cut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Riku uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Fonseca.
Fonseca is still on wobbly legs! Can Riku finish him?
Fonseca 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.
Riku closes the distance and lands a vicious right hand that drops Fonseca! Riku dives in looking to finish! Fonseca is still trying to defend himself but he's taking too many shots and the referee has no choice but to stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:46 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Lazuran Riku!
Lazuran Riku spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
84%

 

Event: OFC 364: Intruder vs Teemu     
Date:   Jul 11, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Don Cartagena (ranked 1635 p4p, 211 weight class) and Lazuran Riku (ranked 1117 p4p, 139 weight class). Cartagena comes to the cage accompanied by The Crack Attack. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

175 cm
26
165 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
175 cm
31
163 lbs
19 - 5 - 1
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

Sin City Allstars
Urban Fighter

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Don Cartagena!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Elvis Blanc, Ian Loll and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cartagena keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
It looked like Cartagena was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Riku.
Riku lets loose with a powerful body kick. Cartagena will feel that in the morning.
Cartagena ducks under a wild hook from Riku.
Riku lands a nice looking body kick.
Cartagena throws the left hand but Riku avoids the punch easily.
We've been told by Cartagena's head coaches at Jitsu Jim that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
A big right from Cartagena misses.
Cartagena lands a nice shot to the body.
Cartagena looks to land a right hand but Riku moved out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cartagena checks a low kick from Riku.
Cartagena scores with a crisp jab that stopped Riku in his tracks.
Cartagena fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Riku has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku drops his hands momentarily and Cartagena takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Riku takes one to the chin there.
Riku throws out a loose jab but Cartagena uses good head movement to avoid it.
Cartagena misses with a hook. Riku ducked under it nicely.
Cartagena swings widly with a right hand
and Riku counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Riku misses with an uppercut.
Cartagena swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
No joy there for Cartagena, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
A little jabbing left from Riku on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Cartagena misses with a double jab
and Riku counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Cartagena shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Riku throws a shot from downtown. Cartagena moves away and avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku avoids a kick to the body.
Cartagena lands a lovely overhand right.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cartagena misses with a hook.
A shot to the liver by Riku. Beautiful body shot.
Cartagena swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Riku counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Riku missing with a left hand there. Cartagena was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Riku tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cartagena was well out of range. Poor timing from Riku.
Cartagena thinks about countering with a body kick.
Riku on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Cartagena takes a swing at Riku's ribcage but misses.
Cartagena looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cartagena swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
A right-left combo lands from Cartagena.
No joy there for Cartagena, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Cartagena throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Riku counters with a thumping low kick.
A head kick by Riku misses
and Cartagena cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Cartagena ducks under a wild hook from Riku.
Cartagena connects with a solid leg kick.
Riku throws an overhand right that lands on Cartagena's shoulder, as Cartagena tries to avoid the shot.
Cartagena scores with a jab to the jaw.
Riku throws a nice inside leg kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Cartagena misses the shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cartagena throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Cartagena will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Riku swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Riku misses with a kick to the body.
Riku tries to bum rush Cartagena with a series of wild strikes but Cartagena uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Cartagena thows a leg kick but Riku checks it
and Riku counters with a stiff right hand.
Riku throws a body shot but no joy.
Riku slips a straight right by Cartagena.
Riku misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Sloppy strikes from Cartagena. Those never looked like landing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A nice leg kick lands there from Riku.
Riku clobbers Cartagena with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Cartagena misses with a jab, cross combination.
Cartagena walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Riku looks to land a left hand but Cartagena moved out of range nicely.
Cartagena throws a series of punches but Riku moves out of range.
Riku gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Cartagena.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cartagena misses with a series of wild punches.
Cartagena connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Cartagena.
Cartagena blocks a head kick by Riku.
As Riku backs away, Cartagena returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Riku slips under a jab.
Cartagena throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Riku cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Riku fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cartagena manages to avoid it.
Riku tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cartagena was well out of range. Poor timing from Riku.
Cartagena tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Cartagena misses with a left hand
and Riku cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Riku cracks the inside of Cartagena's front leg.
Riku looks to throw the jab but Cartagena is out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cartagena looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Cartagena backing away here, and Riku unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Riku lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Riku.
Cartagena connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Riku momentarily.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A combination from Cartagena does no damage.
Cartagena misses with a few strikes there.
Cartagena falls off balance throwing a combination
and Riku makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Cartagena really felt that one!
A jab from Riku misses.
Riku ducks under a wild hook from Cartagena.
Riku stuns Cartagena with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cartagena tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Riku was well out of range. Poor timing from Cartagena.
Riku scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.

Cartagena is rocked!
Cartagena on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Riku. Riku obviously looking to wear him down.
Oh Cartagena is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Riku cracks the inside of Cartagena's front leg.
Cartagena gets caught by a big overhand right and goes down! Riku gets on top of him and starts throwing some serious punches until the ref intervenes and stops the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:25 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Lazuran Riku!
Lazuran Riku was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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G S C
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
57%

 

Event: DUEL#164 Kenway vs Kinshaw     
Date:   Jun 23, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lazuran Riku (ranked 2936 p4p, 334 weight class) and Tommy Shelby (ranked 931 p4p, 118 weight class). This should be a great matchup!

175 cm
31
163 lbs
18 - 5 - 1
176 cm
26
155 lbs
13 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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KOMBAT KLOTHING
Sully's Bar & Grill



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Lazuran Riku!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Tommy Shelby!
The judges for this bout are Lou da Vinci, Anthony Taglia and Reed Andrews.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Shelby lands a glancing blow to the side of Riku's head.
Riku takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Riku throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Riku steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Shelby.
Riku takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
No joy there for Shelby, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Shelby lands a nice looking body shot.
Shelby lands a jab to the nose.
Riku doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Riku steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Shelby.
Shelby dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Riku takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Shelby has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Riku is landing a low percentage of strikes.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Shelby listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Shelby throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Riku looks to throw the jab but Shelby is out of range.
Shelby swings for the body but Riku moves out of range.
Tommy Shelby seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Shelby throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku missing with a left hand there. Shelby was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Shelby just misses with a punch to the body.
Riku takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Riku lands with a right hand.
The fighters circle momentarily. Shelby darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Riku misses with a straight left.
A thudding body kick lands there by Riku!
Shelby staying out of range there.
Shelby misses with a lunging right hand
and Riku counters with a low kick, right behind Shelby 's knee.
Riku looks to score with a jab to the body but Shelby is just out of range.
Nice body punch from Shelby.
A big right from Shelby misses.
Shelby misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Riku.
A telegraphed right hand from Riku misses the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Shelby misses with a wild body shot.
Shelby misses with a hook.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Shelby darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Shelby loads up on a big right hand but Riku slips the punch.
A little feinted left hand from Riku on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Shelby misses with a looping right.
Shelby will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Shelby misses with a lunging right hand
and Shelby takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Shelby misses with a looping right.
Shelby misses with a lunging right hand
and Riku counters with a stiff right hand.
Riku bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Shelby throws a series of punches but Riku moves out of range.
Riku looks to land a right hand but Shelby moved out of range.
Riku throws a sloppy head kick and Shelby moves out of range easily.
Shelby swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shelby lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Riku throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Shelby sees it coming and avoids it easily.
No joy there for Riku, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
A looping hook to the body misses from Riku. Shelby does a little dance to reset his feet.
Shelby lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Riku doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Shelby is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Riku.
Riku throws the kick towards the body but Shelby avoids it.
Shelby catches Riku with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Shelby loads up on a big right hand but Riku slips the punch.
Riku misses with a body shot.
Shelby looks to land a right hand but Riku moved out of range.
Riku was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Shelby throws a shot to the body.
Shelby throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Riku slips a straight right by Shelby.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Shelby throws a body punch but Riku moves out of range.
Shelby takes a head kick and keeps coming.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nice defenses there by Shelby.
Shelby throws a right hand that misses
and Riku cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Shelby is rocked!
Riku throws a nice outside leg kick.
Shelby is still on wobbly legs! Can Riku finish him?
Shelby pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Riku lands with a good body shot.
Riku pounces like a tiger and cracks Shelby with a vicious hook! Shelby is down but not out! Riku follows up with more strikes forcing the ref to jump in and stop it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:34 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Lazuran Riku!
Lazuran Riku bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
S C
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G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
58%

 

Event: DUEL#135 Montezuma vs Rumble     
Date:   Mar 10, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Bo Angliese (ranked 798 p4p, 102 weight class) and Lazuran Riku (ranked 1540 p4p, 186 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.

172 cm
32
155 lbs
23 - 11 - 1
175 cm
30
163 lbs
18 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Bo Angliese!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Lou da Vinci, Steve Montenegro and Jonathan Paton.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Angliese lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Riku circles away quickly and effectively.
Riku throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Angliese is looking to counter punch.
Angliese slips under a jab.
Angliese throws a sloppy head kick and Riku moves out of range easily.
Angliese scores with a jab.
Angliese pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Angliese throws a sloppy head kick and Riku moves out of range easily.
Angliese punishes Riku's body with a nice straight punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku misses with an uppercut
and Angliese counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Riku rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Angliese counters with a left to the body.
Angliese lands with an overhand left.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku avoids the body shot from Angliese.
Riku misses with a leg kick
and Angliese connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Angliese swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Riku counters with a good low kick that Angliese was not able to check.
Angliese throws a hook to the side of Riku's head but Riku sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Angliese throws a shot to the body.
Riku lands a slapping body shot.
Riku takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Riku dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Angliese. That did some damage!
Angliese changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Donk. Angliese catches Riku right on the button with a cross.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Angliese connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Riku's hands.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Angliese lands a lovely overhand right.
Angliese misses the jab.
Riku looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Riku has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Angliese finds it's way round the side to connect with Riku's head.
Angliese misses with a combination
and Riku counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Riku misses with a body shot.
Riku walks into a jab.
Angliese throws a left and a right that both miss
and Riku counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
A lazy left from Riku finds it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Angliese.
Riku uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Angliese.
Riku looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Angliese throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Riku.
A head kick misses from Angliese.
Angliese moves out of range of the strikes.
Angliese was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Riku defending well as Angliese loads up on a big left hand.
Angliese lands a right hook to the body.
Angliese jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Riku throws a leg kick which misses Angliese's front leg but catches the back leg as Angliese tries to avoid it.
Angliese throws a head kick that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Angliese throws a hook but Riku blocks it.
Riku attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Angliese with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Riku to score with a decent uppercut.
Angliese scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Angliese throws an off balance right hand
letting Riku counter with a right hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A big right from Angliese misses.
Riku lands with a hook. Angliese tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Riku fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
A low kick from Riku misses
and Angliese counters with a kick to the head that grazes his opponent. Riku is lucky that one didn't land flush.
Angliese throws a sloppy head kick
letting Riku counter with a right hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bo Angliese dominated that round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Angliese misses with an uppercut
and Riku counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Angliese works the jab nicely.
Riku ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Angliese moves away.
Angliese cracks a nice hook into Riku's ribs.
Riku throws a looping overhand right but Angliese ducks down to avoid it.
Riku looks to throw the jab but Angliese is out of range.
It looked like Angliese was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Angliese changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku jabs Angliese to the body, keeping him at a distance.
A head kick misses from Angliese.
Angliese lands a slapping body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Angliese misses with a series of wild punches.
Riku throws a big shot that misses.
A bone on bone clash there as Angliese blocks the leg kick.
Angliese misses with a looping left.
Riku misses with a body punch
and Angliese counters with a kick to the head that grazes his opponent. Riku is lucky that one didn't land flush.
Riku throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Angliese sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Angliese avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Riku throws a leg kick that is checked
and Angliese connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Angliese scores to the head and body with a nice combination!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Angliese sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Angliese is looking for a counter combo.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Riku might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Angliese has got the better of the exchanges.
Angliese misses with an uppercut
and Riku counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Angliese looks to land a combination but Riku avoids it well.
Angliese throws out a powerful jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Riku lands a nice shot that snaps Angliese's head back.
Angliese misses with a combination
and Riku makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Angliese missing with a left hand there. Riku was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A countering left hand to the body from Riku misses.
Angliese misses with a head kick.
Riku misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Angliese.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Angliese throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Riku to counter with a crisp jab.
Bo Angliese is winning the standup battle so far.
Angliese throws a right hand that misses
and Riku counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Angliese thinking.
Riku thuds his right hand into Angliese's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Bo Angliese is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Nice body kick there by Riku.
Angliese throws a series of punches but Riku moves out of range.
Riku connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Angliese momentarily.
Riku throws a big shot that misses.
Angliese lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Angliese connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
The fighters circling - Riku throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku tries to land a leg kick but Angliese saw it coming and moves away.
Angliese displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Angliese swings for the body but Riku moves out of range.
Riku swings away with a body shot that misses
and Angliese counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Riku digs a good body shot into Angliese's ribs.
Riku takes a kick to the side of the head.
Riku jabs Angliese to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Riku jabs at Angliese's body.
Angliese misses with a straight right.
It looks like Angliese has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Riku getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Riku misses with a body kick.
It looked like Angliese was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Riku.
Angliese misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Riku misses with a kick to the body.
Angliese misses with a combination
and Riku counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Angliese misses with a double jab.
Riku ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A nice side step and Riku releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku throws a big shot that misses.
Angliese misses with a wild combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Angliese tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Angliese throws a right and a left that both miss.
A jab from Angliese misses.
Riku has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Angliese finds it's way round the side to connect with Riku's head.
Angliese tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Riku appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Riku scores with a shot to the body.
Riku tries to score with a low kick but Angliese moves his leg out of the way.
Angliese looks to land a left hand but Riku moved out of range nicely.
Riku with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Angliese to score with a decent uppercut.
Riku moves away from the strike by Angliese.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Angliese's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Riku connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Angliese scrambles back to his feet.
Angliese throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Riku feints a counter leg kick.
Angliese avoids the body shot from Riku.
Angliese gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Riku.
Angliese throws a lazy head kick
and Riku counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Riku misses with a leg kick
and Angliese counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Riku tries to score with a low kick but Angliese moves his leg out of the way.
Riku throws the left hand but Angliese avoids the punch easily.
Riku tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Angliese was well out of range. Poor timing from Riku.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Angliese misses with a right hand
and Riku counters with a slapping leg kick.
Riku lands a lovely overhand right.
Riku takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Angliese pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Riku throws out a counter right but Angliese avoids it with no problem.
Angliese takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Riku darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Riku slips a jab and a cross from Angliese.
Riku throws a leg kick that is checked
and Angliese counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A head kick by Angliese misses
and Angliese takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku just misses with a punch to the body.
Angliese looks to score with a jab to the body but Riku is just out of range.
Angliese on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Riku. Riku obviously looking to wear him down.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Angliese keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Riku throws a hook to the side of Angliese's head but Angliese sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Riku takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Angliese tries to bum rush Riku with a series of wild strikes but Riku uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Riku steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Riku scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Riku lunges at Angliese with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Angliese's hand.
Angliese rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Riku counters with a lovely straight right hand!

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Lazuran Riku.
I think Riku has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Lou da Vinci scores the fight 28:29
Judge Steve Montenegro scores the fight 30:27
Judge Jonathan Paton scores the fight 29:29

The fight is ruled a draw!
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FIGHT
RATING
59%

 

Event: TWGC 20 (185lbs, D3): Tokyo Qualifier - Round 2     
Date:   Feb 12, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Lazuran Riku (ranked 1283 p4p, 152 weight class) and Paulski McBeth (ranked 1998 p4p, 218 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




175 cm
29 yrs
163 lbs



173 cm
25 yrs
165 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the middleweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of New York, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 0 losses; Lazuran Riku! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Tokyo, with a TWGC record of 6 wins and 3 losses; Paulski McBeth!
The judges for this bout are Tatsuya Matsuyama, Yukihiro Shimada and Shigeki Sano.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

McBeth instigates a clinch.
McBeth has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Riku is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Riku gets underhooks to prevent McBeth's takedown attempt.
Riku jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as McBeth walks away with a smile on his face. Riku gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.

McBeth pushes Riku up against the cage in a clinch.
Riku prevents the takedown attempt.
Lazuran Riku has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Paulski McBeth.

Riku ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Riku no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.
McBeth is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
McBeth tries to free his leg and advance position but Riku is retaining full guard.
Riku working a defensive guard here.
Riku looking to hit a scissor sweep but McBeth is one step ahead there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McBeth showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Riku wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McBeth trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Riku trying to control the position here.
McBeth sitting in guard, not really doing much.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Riku is looking to sweep but instead, McBeth has passed into half guard.
McBeth content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
McBeth tries to pass the half guard into mount. Riku knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
McBeth controlling the pace.
Riku is trying to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McBeth wants to free his trapped foot but Riku is holding on for dear life with his legs.
McBeth with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
McBeth tries to pass the half guard into mount. Riku knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.

McBeth wants to work for an arm triangle but Riku is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku is trying to maintain the position but McBeth is very close to passing his half guard.
Riku is refusing to be controlled, as McBeth sits in half guard.
Riku controlling the position for now.

Riku is defending against the submission attempts here by McBeth.
McBeth is controlling the pace.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
McBeth prevents Riku from improving his position.
McBeth is looking to take a break and control but Riku is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Riku is trying to control but McBeth manages to pass to mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Riku (0) vs (3) McBeth
McBeth looking to control and managing it successfully.
McBeth tries to control but Riku wriggling away.
McBeth controlling from mount.
Riku is just holding on here. McBeth manages to take his back.
Score +3 for taking back: Riku (0) vs (6) McBeth

Riku fending off the submission attempt from McBeth.
McBeth is controlling the position but Riku somehow manages to roll and ends up with half guard.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
McBeth content to control rather than advance.
Riku controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.
McBeth tries to pass to full mount but Riku defends it.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Still in half guard, McBeth seems content to control.
McBeth uses his free foot to push down on Riku's thigh. Eventually he works his other foot free and he's advanced to mount - this is trouble for Riku.
Score +3 for passing guard: Riku (0) vs (9) McBeth
Riku really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
McBeth wants to control the pace but Riku is squirming around nicely.
Riku is looking to get to half guard.
McBeth content just to control the position here.
McBeth pushing the pace here, looking to move to his opponents back and work for a finish.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
McBeth controlling the pace for now.
McBeth wants to take his opponent's back but he's not managed it.
McBeth trying to control but Riku is having none of it.
McBeth avoids the attempt from Riku to control.
McBeth takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
McBeth seems to be looking to move to his opponent's back but Riku is holding on tight.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
McBeth tries to control but Riku wriggling away.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

McBeth looking for an armbar but decides to keep the dominant position instead.
McBeth wants to control the pace but Riku is squirming around nicely.
McBeth controlling the position easily from mount.
Riku is trying to escape the mount.
McBeth fails to take his opponent's back.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
McBeth takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Riku tries to get back to half guard but can't.
McBeth pushing the pace here, looking to move to his opponents back and work for a finish.
Riku is trying to escape the mount but McBeth keeps good control and instead manages to take Riku's back.
Score +3 for taking back: Riku (0) vs (12) McBeth
McBeth is looking to control Riku but Riku is wriggling around and keeping busy.
McBeth biding his time, looking for the opening.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
McBeth is looking to control Riku but Riku is wriggling around and keeping busy.
McBeth controlling the position well here. Riku rolled but McBeth kept the hooks locked in and stayed in the dominant position.
McBeth is not going to allow Riku to sit and survive in this position.
McBeth biding his time, looking for the opening.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
McBeth trying desperately to keep hold of the dominant position.
McBeth really has the hooks in deep now - there seems like no escape for Riku.
Riku tries to escape the position - he's now mounted. Is that better or worse? Hard to tell!
Riku is working to get back to half guard.
McBeth content just to control the position here.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.

McBeth is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Riku is surviving well by controlling McBeth's body position as best he can.
Riku is working to get back to half guard.
McBeth tries to control but Riku wriggling away.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
McBeth controlling the pace for now.

And that's the end of the fight!
McBeth wins on points by 12 to 0.

 

Event: TWGC 20 (185lbs, D3): Tokyo Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Feb 11, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Sharven Sheven (ranked 23288 p4p, 0 weight class) and Lazuran Riku (ranked 1281 p4p, 154 weight class). Man, I cannot wait for this one!




187 cm
21 yrs
185 lbs



175 cm
29 yrs
163 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the middleweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Los Angeles, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Sharven Sheven! And in the blue corner, fighting out of New York, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Ren Mimura, Taro Takaoka and Sosuke Kotani.


The fighters bow as they face eachother in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Riku has taken the fight to the clinch.
Riku goes for a takedown attempt but Sheven pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Sheven fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.

Riku closes the distance and clinches.
Riku jumps guard but Sheven stands there with Riku around his waist. Riku gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.

Riku ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Riku no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Riku holds on and takes a little breather.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku working a defensive guard here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku being controlled here, momentarily.
Riku is pulling down on Sheven's head to control his posture.
Sheven wants to control from the top but Riku keeps moving.
Sheven is stalling in the full guard.
Riku is trying to control the position but Sheven postures up.
Sheven will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Sheven has gone for a leg lock! Riku slips out almost immediately though and dives into Sheven's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Sheven (0) vs (2) Riku
Riku is stalling in the full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Sheven holds on and takes a little breather.
Riku passes Sheven's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Sheven won't allow Riku to pass to mount.
Well, if Riku is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Let's hope that Riku has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
We're seeing a lot of stalling here from Riku.
Sheven has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Riku is working away from the top position though.
Riku looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Riku is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Sheven is trying to get back to full guard.
Riku frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Score +3 for passing guard: Sheven (0) vs (5) Riku
Riku trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Riku takes his opponent's back. Perhaps a chance to lock up a rear naked choke here.
Score +3 for taking back: Sheven (0) vs (8) Riku
Sheven tries to break free.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Riku controls the action.
Sheven rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
Still in half guard, Riku seems content to control.
Sheven slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Sheven pulls Riku in close to his closed guard and prevents Riku from doing any damage or advancing position.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Riku 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.
Sheven looking to hit a scissor sweep but Riku is one step ahead there.
Riku advances position into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Sheven (0) vs (11) Riku
Riku taking a breather here.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Sheven struggling a bit here.
Sheven is trying to get back to half guard.
Riku moving around in side mount but really he's just happy to control for now.
Riku trying to control the position but Sheven is working away.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Sheven is looking to regain half guard here but Riku keeps moving and retains side control.
Sheven seems a little lost for a moment, as Riku dominates the positioning.
Riku working away.
Riku tries to advance to mount but Sheven denies him.
Riku takes a little break here. Sheven wants to take advantage but he is being controlled well.
Riku tries to move into full mount but can't pass Sheven's legs.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Riku content to control the pace. The referee will try and keep them active though.
Sheven sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Sheven gets full guard.
Riku pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Sheven is keeping the position for now.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Sheven is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.

Sheven working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Riku doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Riku manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Riku tries to free his leg and advance position but Sheven is retaining full guard.
Sheven not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Riku is pushing down on Sheven's leg trying to pass to half guard. Sheven is fighting to maintain full guard but Riku has managed to sneak the leg through.
Still in half guard, Riku seems content to control.
Sheven tries to get to full guard but Riku has control of the leg.
Riku wants to control but Sheven is keeping him busy.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Sheven tries to get to full guard but Riku has control of the leg.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Sheven is working hard here to advance position.
Riku keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.

Sheven is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Riku pulls his head out easily.
Riku not doing much here.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Riku's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
Sheven makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Sheven.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.

Sheven throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Riku advances position into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Sheven (0) vs (14) Riku
Riku moving around in side mount but really he's just happy to control for now.
Sheven tries to improve position but can't.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

And that's the end of the fight!
Riku wins on points by 14 to 0.
Lazuran Riku tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.

 

Event: DUEL#122 Muller vs Trew     
Date:   Jan 13, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lazuran Riku (ranked 1333 p4p, 162 weight class) and Ronnie McDonald (ranked 2463 p4p, 278 weight class). The crowd seem to be enjoying McDonald's choice of entrance music: Get Busy Living. This should be fireworks!

175 cm
29
163 lbs
17 - 5 - 0
165 cm
35
155 lbs
16 - 22 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Very quick
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Phantom Fightwear(Clothing for 25&!)

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Lazuran Riku!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 22 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ronnie McDonald!
The judges for this bout are Alyssa Summers, Russell Pearce and Lou da Vinci.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

McDonald clinches up against the cage.

McDonald manages to break the clinch.
McDonald throws a sloppy head kick and Riku moves out of range easily.
McDonald feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Riku's calf.
Riku avoids the head kick by McDonald.
A nice inside leg kick there by McDonald. That's going to slow Riku down.
Riku stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Riku wants it to stay on the feet.
Nice shot lands for McDonald.
Riku jabbing away but nothing is landing.

McDonald moves into the clinch.

McDonald escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Ronnie McDonald seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A head kick misses from McDonald.
McDonald tries a head kick but it misses.
Riku swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Jab, jab by Riku - just one landing.
Good leg kick by McDonald there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
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!
Riku throws a front kick that sends McDonald stumbling back into the cage.
Riku keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
McDonald moves in looking to clinch but Riku pushes him off.

McDonald closes the distance and clinches.

McDonald's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
McDonald misses with a low kick as Riku jumps back.
McDonald steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Riku.
Nice straight punches there by McDonald. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of McDonald.
McDonald swings widly with a right hand
and Riku connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Lazuran Riku is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
McDonald with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Riku takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
McDonald closes the distance looking to clinch
letting Riku counter with a right hand.

McDonald is rocked!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McDonald tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
McDonald is still on wobbly legs! Can Riku finish him?

McDonald rushes Riku and presses him up against the cage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

McDonald pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
McDonald seems to have recovered his senses.
Riku lands a nice looking body kick.
McDonald tries to clinch
and Riku scores with a counter punch that sends McDonald to the canvas! Riku smells blood - he's punishing McDonald with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! McDonald has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:18 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Lazuran Riku!
Lazuran Riku spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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pop
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RATING
57%

 

Event: DUEL#116 Kapaldi vs Saibot     
Date:   Dec 23, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lazuran Riku (ranked 1746 p4p, 192 weight class) and Conor McGregor (ranked 2558 p4p, 260 weight class). McGregor has chosen The Foggy Dew / El Chapo as his entrance music. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

175 cm
29
163 lbs
16 - 5 - 0
175 cm
27
167 lbs
10 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazuran Riku!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Conor McGregor!
The judges for this bout are Jonathan Paton, Franklyn Lucas and Reed Andrews.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
McGregor throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Riku uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McGregor.
Riku goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
McGregor flicks out a counter leg kick but Riku steps away.
McGregor tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Riku checks a leg kick nicely.
Riku is looking to counter punch.
McGregor has a takedown stuffed.
Riku gets cracked with a nice right hand there by McGregor.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGregor throws a right hand that misses
and Riku counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Riku.
McGregor just misses with a punch to the body.
McGregor 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.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
McGregor steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Riku.
McGregor with the counter takedown but Riku avoids it easily.
McGregor misses with a low kick.
McGregor connects with an inside leg kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Riku, right into the meat.
Riku throws an overhand right that lands on McGregor's shoulder, as McGregor tries to avoid the shot.
McGregor tries a quick counter leg kick but Riku is wise to it.
McGregor shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Riku but Riku pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Riku throws an uppercut from half a mile away. McGregor sees it coming and avoids it easily.
McGregor ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Riku moves away.
Riku throws a big counter combination but McGregor scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Good leg kick by McGregor there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A bone on bone clash there as McGregor blocks the leg kick.
McGregor misses with a takedown attempt - Riku sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Lazuran Riku has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Conor McGregor.
McGregor misses with a hook. Riku ducked under it nicely.
Riku throwing a counter right hand but McGregor manages to avoid it.
Riku just misses with a punch to the body.
McGregor throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
McGregor dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Riku works McGregor's body with a nice hook.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McGregor throws a jab when Riku was well out of range.
Riku uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by McGregor.
McGregor throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Riku counters with a straight right hand.
McGregor fails with the takedown
and Riku counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of McGregor's head.
Riku 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.
McGregor throws a head kick that misses
and Riku counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
McGregor keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
McGregor tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
McGregor scores with a nice right hand.
McGregor thows a left - swing and a miss!
McGregor misses with a body shot
and McGregor takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

McGregor is rocked!
Riku chopping away at his opponent's legs.
McGregor is still on wobbly legs! Can Riku finish him?
Riku finds McGregor's off switch, with a big overhand right that connects perfectly to the side of the head! McGregor flops back against the cage, eyes gazing into the distance. Riku lands an unnecessary shot before the referee has time to step in and end the fight. Brutal stuff but I'm sure McGregor will be OK.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Lazuran Riku!
Lazuran Riku tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
In defeat, Conor McGregor stepped up to the mic, saying 'You win or you learn. I am humble in victory or defeat, and I will be back.'.
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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
42%

 

Event: DUEL#115 Arjuna vs Jihad     
Date:   Dec 16, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lazuran Riku (ranked 2347 p4p, 239 weight class) and Miguel Ortiz (ranked 3047 p4p, 300 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
29
163 lbs
15 - 5 - 0
175 cm
35
160 lbs
18 - 11 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
World class MT
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight 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, Lazuran Riku!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Miguel Ortiz!
The judges for this bout are Lou da Vinci, Joseph Jones and Reed Andrews.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ortiz tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ortiz misses with a double jab
and Riku counters with a nice low kick that buckles Ortiz's knee momentarily.
Ortiz throws an overhand right that lands on Riku's shoulder, as Riku tries to avoid the shot.
Ortiz cracks the inside of Riku's front leg.
Ortiz 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.
Ortiz connects with a single shot there.
Ortiz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Riku takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Ortiz throws a body kick that misses
and Riku counters with a left to the body.
Ortiz throws a head kick that misses
enabling Riku to counter with a crisp jab.
Riku throws a leg kick that is checked
and Ortiz counters with a nice uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ortiz lands a nice looking body shot.

Ortiz closes the distance and pushes Riku back into the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Riku fails to land.
Riku tries to work over Ortiz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Ortiz's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Riku displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ortiz throws out the jab.
Ortiz cracks the inside of Riku's front leg.
Riku takes one to the chin there.
Miguel Ortiz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Riku 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.
Riku misses with a few strikes there.
Riku misses with a low kick as Ortiz jumps back.
Ortiz scores with a sloppy right hand. Riku should have avoided that one.
Riku uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Ortiz.
Ortiz plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Ortiz missing with a left hand there. Riku was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Jab, jab by Ortiz - just one landing.
Ortiz tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Riku throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Ortiz on the side of the head.

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!
Ortiz scores with a nice right hand.
Ortiz scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Ortiz works the jab nicely.
Ortiz 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.
Ortiz scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Riku delivers a nice body kick.
Ortiz throws a poor cross that misses
and Ortiz takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

Ortiz takes the fight into the clinch.

Ortiz breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Ortiz misses with a right hand
and Riku cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Ortiz takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Ortiz fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
A lazy left from Ortiz finds it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A right-left combo lands from Ortiz.
Ortiz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Riku keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

Ortiz is rocked!
Ortiz tries a head kick but it misses.
A telegraphed right hand from Ortiz misses the target.
Riku throws out a powerful jab.
Ortiz is still on wobbly legs! Can Riku finish him?
Riku lands a jab.
Riku looks to be in better condition than last time we saw him fight. Obviously he's been working hard on his cardio.
Good shot there by Ortiz.
Ortiz tries a low kick but Riku avoids it.
Riku tries a head kick but it misses.
Ortiz misses with a head kick.
Ortiz seems to have recovered his senses.
Riku lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Ortiz at a distance.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ortiz throws a head kick that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ortiz checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Ortiz tries to counter with a clinch but Riku shakes him off and moves away.
Ortiz throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Ortiz connects with a single shot there.
Ortiz is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Riku had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Ortiz throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Ortiz lands a high kick!
Riku lands with a thumping leg kick.
Riku misses with a body shot.
Ortiz scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Ortiz.
Ortiz lands a nice shot to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Riku swats away the attempt to clinch by Ortiz.
Riku appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Ortiz wants to clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Riku takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Ortiz just misses with a punch to the body.
Riku was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Ortiz throws a quick inside leg kick.
Ortiz misses with an uppercut. Riku saw that one coming.
A quick step to the side and Riku tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Riku takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Miguel Ortiz seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Ortiz fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Riku is out of range.
It looked like Riku wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Ortiz throws a body shot but no joy.
Ortiz throws a hook to the side of Riku's head but Riku sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Ortiz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A quick step to the side and Riku tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ortiz lands a head kick. Riku smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
A thudding body kick lands there by Ortiz!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ortiz getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Good leg kick by Ortiz there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Ortiz throws a head kick but Riku moves out of range.
Riku was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Riku misses with a looping right.
A bone on bone clash there as Ortiz blocks the leg kick.
Riku misses with a looping right.
Ortiz looks to land a right hand but Riku moved out of range.
A slow jab from Ortiz misses its intended target.
Riku fires out a quick counter leg kick but Ortiz just manages to avoid it.
Ortiz throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Riku counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Ortiz misses with an attempted mid kick.
Riku scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Ortiz doesn't seem bothered though.
A nice inside leg kick there by Ortiz. That's going to slow Riku down.
Ortiz on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ortiz works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Riku avoids the head kick by Ortiz.
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!
Ortiz throws a sloppy head kick
and Riku counters with a left to the body.
Ortiz is breathing heavily.
Ortiz connects with a looping right hand.
Ortiz doesn't manage to clinch there - Riku circles away.
Ortiz scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Ortiz has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Riku scoring well with a low kick there.
Riku connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ortiz misses with a body punch
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Ortiz throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Ortiz takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Ortiz's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Riku scoring well with a low kick there.
A low kick from Ortiz misses
and Ortiz takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Riku defending well as Ortiz loads up on a big left hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku looks to throw the jab but Ortiz is out of range.
Ortiz tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Riku paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Ortiz looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Ortiz throws a head kick that misses.
Ortiz throws an off balance right hand
and Riku counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ortiz thows a leg kick but Riku checks it
and Riku cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Ortiz misses the body punch
and Riku counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Riku closes the distance and lands a vicious right hand that drops Ortiz! Riku dives in looking to finish! Ortiz is still trying to defend himself but he's taking too many shots and the referee has no choice but to stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:38 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Lazuran Riku!
Lazuran Riku tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
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hype
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pop
A | B
mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
71%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Nov 28, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Keijo Kekluttaja (ranked 8459 p4p, 0 weight class) and Lazuran Riku (ranked 2708 p4p, 0 weight class). Lazuran Riku is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

177 cm
18
160 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
175 cm
28
163 lbs
14 - 5 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Great elbows
Good chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Keijo Kekluttaja!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Tarja Halkonen, Roosa Järviläinen and Johanna Lukiainen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riku fakes the leg kick and cracks Kekluttaja in the body.
Riku circles away from the clinch attempt
letting Riku counter with a right hand.

It looks like Keijo Kekluttaja has been cut.
Kekluttaja swings away with a body shot that misses
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Kekluttaja tries to clinch but Riku moves away
and Kekluttaja takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kekluttaja misses with an uppercut
and Riku counters with a nice uppercut.
Riku slips a jab and a cross from Kekluttaja.
Kekluttaja swings widly with a right hand
and Riku counters with an outside leg kick.
Good standup being displayed there by Kekluttaja as he connects with a hook.
Riku circles away from the clinch attempt
and Riku counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Riku throws a quick inside leg kick.
Kekluttaja throws a right hand that misses
and Riku counters with a nice low kick that buckles Kekluttaja's knee momentarily.
Kekluttaja throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kekluttaja misses with a combination
and Riku counters with a nice uppercut.
Riku scores with a leg kick.
Kekluttaja darts in trying to clinch

and Riku counters with a nice right hand that sends Kekluttaja toppling to the canvas! Kekluttaja scrambles and gets back to his feet - can Riku finish him?!

Kekluttaja is rocked!

Keijo Kekluttaja's cut is getting worse.
Kekluttaja misses with a hook
and Riku counters with a huge overhand right that connects right on the temple, sending him crumpling, face first to the floor! This one is all over! What a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:33 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Lazuran Riku!
Lazuran Riku spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
76%

 

Event: MMAHelsinki - 108     
Date:   Apr 05, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lazuran Riku and Iancu Calmuschi. Calmuschi has chosen "The Night" by Disturbed as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Lazuran Riku had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

175 cm
26
163 lbs
13 - 5 - 0
177 cm
24
165 lbs
10 - 4 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion 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, Lazuran Riku!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Iancu Calmuschi!
The judges for this bout are Johanna Lukiainen, Tarja Halkonen and Ben Zyskovitsi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riku moves away from the strike by Calmuschi.
Calmuschi misses the body punch
and Riku counters with a leg kick.
Donk. Calmuschi catches Riku right on the button with a cross.
Riku connects with an inside leg kick.
Riku closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Riku throws a lazy right hand but Calmuschi sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Calmuschi lands a high kick!
Calmuschi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Riku.
Calmuschi looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A low kick from Calmuschi misses
and Riku counters with a stiff right hand.
Riku slips a jab from Calmuschi.
Calmuschi fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Calmuschi throws a shot from downtown. Riku moves away and avoids it.
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!
Riku slips under a jab from Calmuschi.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku misses with a right hand
and Calmuschi counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Riku misses with an attempted mid kick.
Riku connects with a leg kick. Calmuschi looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Calmuschi throws a shot from downtown. Riku moves away and avoids it.
Riku tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Calmuschi is able to avoid easily.
Riku lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Calmuschi throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Calmuschi misses with a head kick.
Riku looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Calmuschi feints a jab promting Riku to slip. Calmuschi then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Riku slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
A slow jab from Calmuschi misses its intended target.
Calmuschi throws an overhand right that lands on Riku's shoulder, as Riku tries to avoid the shot.
Iancu Calmuschi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku misses with a straight right.
Calmuschi shapes to counter with a head kick.
Calmuschi takes a head kick and shrugs it off.

It looks like Iancu Calmuschi has been cut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Riku moves out of range of the body kick.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Calmuschi, as that shot connected.
Riku uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Calmuschi.
Riku slips under a jab.
Calmuschi is looking to chop away at Riku's legs.
Riku seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
A jab from Calmuschi misses.
Riku misses with an uppercut. Calmuschi saw that one coming.
Calmuschi lands with an overhand left.
Calmuschi connects with a high kick.
Calmuschi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Calmuschi cracks the inside of Riku's front leg.
Riku is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Calmuschi looks to score with a jab to the body but Riku is just out of range.
Calmuschi throws a hook but Riku avoids it easily.
Calmuschi closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Riku lands with a slapping head kick.
Riku takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Riku throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Calmuschi stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
A chopping leg kick lands by Calmuschi.
Riku misses with a right hand
and Calmuschi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Calmuschi is looking to chop away at Riku's legs.
Riku throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Calmuschi throws a leg kick that is checked
and Riku counters with a right hand to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Riku tries to move into range but Calmuschi moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Calmuschi tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Riku is able to avoid easily.
Riku cracks Calmuschi with an open hand slap.
Riku punishes Calmuschi's body with a nice straight punch.
Calmuschi throws a left and a right that both miss
and Riku counters with a body kick that stops Calmuschi in his tracks momentarily.
Riku tries to bum rush Calmuschi with a series of wild strikes but Calmuschi uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Calmuschi throws a body punch but Riku moves out of range.
Riku looks to land a body kick but Calmuschi moved away.
Calmuschi displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Riku throws out the jab.
A jab from Riku misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Iancu Calmuschi will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Iancu Calmuschi'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.


Riku misses with a looping left.
Calmuschi misses with a low kick.
Calmuschi throws a big shot that misses.
Riku gets off balance looking for a body kick
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Riku missing with a left hand there. Calmuschi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Iancu Calmuschi seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Riku looks to land a combination but Calmuschi avoids it well.
Calmuschi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Riku throwing a counter right hand but Calmuschi manages to avoid it.
The fighters circling - Riku throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
A lazy body kick from Riku
and Calmuschi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Calmuschi tries to work over Riku's front leg with a kick but Riku checks it.
Calmuschi throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A jab from Calmuschi misses.
Calmuschi throws a chopping leg kick but Riku manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Riku takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Riku checks a leg kick.
Riku swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Calmuschi, right into the meat.
Riku throws a chopping leg kick but Calmuschi manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Riku blocks a low kick nicely.
Calmuschi tries a low kick but Riku avoids it.
It appears Riku was looking to counter with a kick there.
Calmuschi throws a low kick but Riku moves out of range easily.
A low kick from Calmuschi misses
and Riku counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Calmuschi lands a front kick.
Riku 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.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Calmuschi missing with a left hand there. Riku was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Calmuschi misses with a shot to the body
and Riku connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Calmuschi misses with a looping left.
Riku lands a jab-cross combination.
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!
Calmuschi throws the left hand but Riku avoids the punch easily.
Calmuschi misses with a wild body shot.
Riku half committed to a counter leg kick.
Riku tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Calmuschi was well out of range. Poor timing from Riku.
Riku scores with a push kick.
Riku throws a big shot that misses.
Calmuschi pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Riku back to the cage. Calmuschi follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku throws a hook but Calmuschi avoids it easily.
Riku scores with a head kick.
Calmuschi is looking to land body kicks.
Riku slips under a jab from Calmuschi.
Riku tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Calmuschi was well out of range. Poor timing from Riku.
It seemed like Calmuschi was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Calmuschi throws a jab when Riku was well out of range.
Riku throws a shot from downtown. Calmuschi moves away and avoids it.
Calmuschi lands an overhand right.
A jab from Calmuschi misses.
Calmuschi throws the left hand but Riku avoids the punch easily.
Calmuschi misses with a combination
and Riku counters with a head kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku lands with a shot to the body.
Riku tests Calmuschi's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Riku misses with an uppercut. Calmuschi saw that one coming.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Riku feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Calmuschi's calf.
A looping hook to the body misses from Calmuschi. Riku does a little dance to reset his feet.
Riku pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Calmuschi connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Riku lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Calmuschi takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Calmuschi scores with the left hand. Riku knows he should have avoided that one.
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 Lazuran Riku will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Iancu Calmuschi's cut.
That's time! Riku's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Calmuschi throws a hook but Riku blocks it.
Calmuschi throws a half hearted mid kick.
Calmuschi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Riku.
Riku slips a jab from Calmuschi.
Calmuschi thuds his shin into the meat of Riku's side.
Calmuschi misses with a hook.
Calmuschi looks to throw the jab but Riku is out of range.
Riku throwing a counter right hand but Calmuschi manages to avoid it.
Riku tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Riku duly obliges.
Riku misses with an attempted mid kick.
Calmuschi misses with an uppercut. Riku saw that one coming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku misses with a straight right.
Riku needs to keep his hands up - Calmuschi had a free shot at his head there.
Calmuschi takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Calmuschi misses the shot to the body.
Riku jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Calmuschi throws a hook to the side of Riku's head but Riku sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Calmuschi takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Calmuschi swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Riku counters with a low kick, right behind Calmuschi 's knee.
Riku jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Calmuschi walks into a stiff left hand from Riku.
Nice defenses there by Calmuschi.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Calmuschi throws a half hearted mid kick.
Calmuschi takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Riku cracks the inside of Calmuschi's front leg.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Calmuschi misses the shot to the body.
Riku blocks a head kick by Calmuschi.
Calmuschi swings for the body but Riku moves out of range.
Riku will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Riku avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Riku is looking to counter punch.
Calmuschi misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Calmuschi looks to land a right hand but Riku moved out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku throws a head kick that misses.
Riku throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Calmuschi counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Riku scores with a spinning back kick!
Calmuschi takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Calmuschi.
A decent looking cross lands there for Riku.
Calmuschi misses with a looping right.
As Calmuschi backs away, Riku returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
A slow jab from Calmuschi misses its intended target.
Riku misses with a left hand
and Calmuschi makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Riku throws a body shot but no joy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Calmuschi throws a body shot but no joy.
Nice uppercut lands for Riku. That snapped Calmuschi's head back.
Calmuschi throws a lazy uppercut
and Riku counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Calmuschi thinking.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Riku takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Calmuschi tries a head kick but it misses.
Riku swings for the body but Calmuschi moves out of range.
Riku throws a body punch but Calmuschi moves out of range.
A swing and a miss from Riku.
Calmuschi throws a body shot but no joy.
Riku tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Calmuschi was well out of range. Poor timing from Riku.
A nice side step and Calmuschi releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Calmuschi with a body punch. A glancing blow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Lazuran Riku clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Iancu Calmuschi's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Calmuschi throws a body shot but no joy.
Riku moves out of range as Calmuschi throws a body kick.
Riku avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Riku scores with a leg kick.
Calmuschi throws a body shot but no joy.
Calmuschi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Riku thows a body kick. Calmuschi tries to catch it but that hurt him.
A head kick misses from Calmuschi.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Calmuschi slips under a jab.
Riku pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A little jabbing left from Calmuschi on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Calmuschi's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Calmuschi throws a body punch but Riku moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Riku.
Sloppy strikes from Calmuschi. Those never looked like landing.
Riku with a nice cross.
Riku uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Calmuschi.
Riku blocks a head kick by Calmuschi.
Calmuschi misses with a kick to the body.
The fighters circling - Calmuschi throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Riku clobbers Calmuschi with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Riku avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Riku was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Calmuschi throws a head kick that misses.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Riku.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku misses with an attempted mid kick.
Calmuschi looks to land a left hand but Riku moved out of range nicely.
Calmuschi throws a leg kick
letting Riku counter with a right hand.
Calmuschi listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Riku lands with a thumping leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Calmuschi takes a swing at Riku's ribcage but misses.
Riku on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Calmuschi misses with a double jab
and Riku counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Good exchange - Calmuschi coming out on top.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku throws a lazy body kick
and Calmuschi counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Riku.
Riku ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
A left lands for Riku.
Calmuschi throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Riku's corner calls for a 1-2. Riku obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Riku throws a solid leg kick but Calmuschi takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Riku.
Riku is looking to slow Calmuschi down with leg kicks.
Riku just misses with a punch to the body.
A jab from Calmuschi does it's job there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Calmuschi tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Calmuschi avoids the body shot from Riku.
A telegraphed right hand from Riku misses the target.
A good leg kick by Riku.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Calmuschi misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Calmuschi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Calmuschi raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
A slow jab from Riku misses its intended target.
Riku throws a push kick but Calmuschi slaps the foot to one side.
Calmuschi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Riku jabs Calmuschi to the body, keeping him at a distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Lazuran Riku had his way with Iancu Calmuschi in that round.
The cut man is working on Iancu Calmuschi's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


Calmuschi takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Sloppy strikes from Riku. Those never looked like landing.
Riku connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Calmuschi connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Riku lands a nice shot to the body.
Calmuschi just misses with a punch to the body.
Riku sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Calmuschi has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Calmuschi swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Riku counters with a head kick.
Calmuschi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Riku.
Calmuschi with a jab.
Calmuschi jabs at Riku's body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku avoids the head kick by Calmuschi.
Riku avoids the body shot from Calmuschi.
Riku misses with a wild combination.
Riku lands a head shot.
Calmuschi bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Riku's head backwards.
A solid leg kick lands there for Calmuschi.
Riku misses with a head kick.
Calmuschi throws a head kick that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Calmuschi fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Riku looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Calmuschi takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Calmuschi clobbers Riku with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Calmuschi throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
A jab from Riku misses.
Calmuschi throws out a counter right but Riku avoids it with no problem.
Calmuschi ducks under a wild hook from Riku.
Calmuschi is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Riku with a body shot.
Calmuschi ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Calmuschi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
It appears Riku was looking to counter with a kick there.
Riku throws a head kick but Calmuschi moves out of range.
Riku takes a swing at Calmuschi's ribcage but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku swings widly with a right hand
and Calmuschi counters with an outside leg kick.
Riku rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Calmuschi counters with a right hand to the body.
Riku jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Riku throws a shot from downtown. Calmuschi moves away and avoids it.
Calmuschi misses with a hook.
Riku attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Riku scores with a shot to the body.
Riku lands with an uppercut that bounces Calmuschi off the cage and back into range.
Riku avoids the head kick by Calmuschi.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku avoids the body shot from Calmuschi.
Riku looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Calmuschi - that will leave a mark!
Calmuschi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A low kick from Riku is predictable there
and Calmuschi counters with a stiff right hand.
Calmuschi displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Riku throws out the jab.
Riku moves forwards but Calmuschi connects with a nice, crisp jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A head kick misses from Riku.
Riku keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Lazuran Riku is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Calmuschi works the jab nicely.
Iancu Calmuschi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Riku moves away from the strike by Calmuschi.
Riku is looking to counter with a body kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Iancu Calmuschi.
Well Riku 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 Johanna Lukiainen scores the fight 48:47
Judge Tarja Halkonen scores the fight 48:48
Judge Ben Zyskovitsi scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Lazuran Riku!

Lazuran Riku retains his lightweight title!
A very excited looking Lazuran Riku 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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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
59%

 

Event: MMAHelsinki - 101     
Date:   Mar 05, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Jos Beton and Lazuran Riku. Jos Beton is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

178 cm
26
171 lbs
12 - 5 - 0
175 cm
25
163 lbs
12 - 5 - 0
Great wrestler
Solid boxing
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Jos Beton!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Marco Blurström, Tarja Halkonen and Roosa Järviläinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Beton gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Riku counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Beton dives in for a single leg takedown but Riku sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Riku steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Beton shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Riku sprawls well. Riku wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Beton gets slowly back to his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jos Beton. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Beton avoids the body shot from Riku.
Beton gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Riku counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Beton avoids the body shot from Riku.
Beton changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Nice takedown defense from Riku. No joy for Beton on that attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Beton gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Riku counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Riku defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Beton.
Beton fails with a takedown attempt.
Riku feints a counter leg kick.
Beton has his takedown stuffed
and Riku counters with a nice body shot.
Beton is breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku connects with a solid leg kick.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Beton.
Beton shoots and misses
enabling Riku to counter with a crisp jab.
Beton tries for a takedown but Riku circles away easily
and Riku counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
No luck for Beton with that takedown attempt.
Riku doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Beton with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Riku to score with a decent uppercut.
Beton changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Riku tries to avoid it but Beton manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Riku to the ground. Riku escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Riku dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A shot to the liver by Riku. Beautiful body shot.
Beton with a poor takedown
and Riku cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku with a jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A left lands for Riku.

Beton is rocked!
Riku pounces like a tiger and cracks Beton with a vicious hook! Beton is down but not out! Riku follows up with more strikes forcing the ref to jump in and stop it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:14 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Lazuran Riku!
Lazuran Riku is the new lightweight champion!
Lazuran Riku decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
48%

 

Event: MMAHelsinki - 96     
Date:   Feb 11, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Sweeney McIntyre and Lazuran Riku. 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 Lazuran Riku was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

178 cm
23
159 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
175 cm
25
163 lbs
11 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class 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 lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Sweeney McIntyre!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Ben Zyskovitsi, Arvi Lind and Anni Minnemäki.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riku walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
McIntyre pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
McIntyre blocks a low kick nicely.
McIntyre was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
McIntyre has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Riku finds it's way round the side to connect with McIntyre's head.
Riku swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by McIntyre.
McIntyre jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Riku throws a body kick that misses
letting McIntyre counter with a right hand.
Riku misses with a hook. McIntyre ducked under it nicely.
Riku misses with a left hand
and McIntyre counters with a straight right hand.
Riku avoids the body shot from McIntyre.
McIntyre throws a shot from downtown. Riku moves away and avoids it.
McIntyre drops his hands momentarily and Riku takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
McIntyre tries to land a leg kick but Riku saw it coming and moves away.
Riku connects with an inside leg kick.
McIntyre moves forwards but Riku connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Riku takes a shot right to the bread basket.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku scores with a spinning back kick!
Riku scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A jab from Riku misses.
McIntyre misses with the combination.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Riku! But no joy.
Riku throws a right and a left that McIntyre avoids nicely.
McIntyre swings away with a leg kick that misses.
A telegraphed right hand from Riku misses the target.
McIntyre seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Riku scores with a nice body kick.
McIntyre takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
A nice inside leg kick there by Riku. That's going to slow McIntyre down.
Riku throws a hook but McIntyre blocks it.
Riku thuds his shin into the meat of McIntyre's side.
McIntyre takes one on the chin but seems OK.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
McIntyre blocks a head kick by Riku.
Riku lands the left hand.
McIntyre moves out of range as Riku strikes.
Riku connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Riku takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
McIntyre throws a leg kick which misses Riku's front leg but catches the back leg as Riku tries to avoid it.
McIntyre keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Riku thows a leg kick but McIntyre checks it
enabling McIntyre to counter with a crisp jab.
Riku lands an overhand right.
Riku attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
McIntyre misses with a straight left.
McIntyre walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
A left lands for Riku.

McIntyre is rocked!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku cracks McIntyre on the jaw with a powerful right hand and McIntyre falls backwards against the cage. Riku follows up with more strikes that drop McIntyre to his knees. Riku keeps the pressure on and the referee jumps in to save McIntyre! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:06 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Lazuran Riku!
Lazuran Riku bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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pop
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RATING
60%

 

Event: MMAHelsinki - 86     
Date:   Dec 31, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lazuran Riku and Damien Conner. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

175 cm
25
163 lbs
10 - 5 - 0
179 cm
24
157 lbs
10 - 8 - 1
BJJ Brown Belt
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazuran Riku!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Damien Conner!
The judges for this bout are Anni Minnemäki, Johanna Lukiainen and Matti Vanhoillinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Riku.
Riku throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Riku throws an off balance right hand
and Conner counters with a stiff right hand.
Conner uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Riku.
Conner looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Conner gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Riku ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Conner moves away.
Riku misses with a hook. Conner ducked under it nicely.
Lazuran Riku seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Conner tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Conner tries to clinch up.
Conner keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A slapping leg kick lands for Riku.
Conner takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Conner tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Riku manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Riku misses the shot to the body.
Riku will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Riku misses with an uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Conner misses with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Conner throws a leg kick
and Riku counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Conner misses the shot to the body.
Riku tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Riku 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.
Conner moves out of range as Riku strikes.
Conner looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
A big left from Riku misses.
Conner avoids the head kick by Riku.
Conner misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Riku.
Riku throws a leg kick that misses.
Riku throws a big shot that misses.
Conner counters with a body kick.
Riku bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Conner tries to clinch up
and Riku counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Conner pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Riku is looking to counter punch.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Conner.
Conner fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Conner slips a straight right by Riku.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Riku lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Conner takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Conner tries to close the distance and clinch up but Riku swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Riku swings for the body but Conner moves out of range.
Riku steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Conner. That one must have hurt.
Conner rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Riku moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Conner throws a body punch but Riku moves out of range.
Conner takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Conner throws a sloppy head kick and Riku moves out of range easily.

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

Conner manages to break the clinch.
Conner misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Riku.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Conner tries to clinch there but Riku circles away.
Riku keeps the fight on the outside.
Conner thows a left - swing and a miss!
Conner moves away from the strike by Riku.
Conner takes a swing at Riku's ribcage but misses.
It looked like Riku was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Riku misses the shot to the body.
Conner uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Riku.
Riku misses the shot to the body.
Conner throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Conner throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Riku swinging wildly here.
Conner throws a body shot but no joy.
Riku throws a solid leg kick but Conner takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Riku.

Conner closes the distance and clinches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Riku breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Conner throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Riku takes one on the button.
Riku fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Conner has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Conner pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Riku back to the cage. Conner follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Riku, right into the meat.
Conner tries to close the distance and clinch up but Riku swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Riku half committed to a counter leg kick.
Conner throws a lazy right hand but Riku sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Conner is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Riku rather than just go for the knockout.
Riku slips under a jab from Conner.
Conner looks to land a body kick but Riku moved away.
Riku was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Conner tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Conner slips under a jab from Riku.
Riku on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Conner lands a head kick. Riku smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Riku looks to score with a jab to the body but Conner is just out of range.
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 Lazuran Riku will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Riku throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Conner tries to close the distance and clinch but Riku swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Riku scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
No joy there for Conner, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Riku appears to be looking for a big counter.
Riku throws an overhand right that lands on Conner's shoulder, as Conner tries to avoid the shot.
Conner misses with a straight left.
Riku thows a leg kick but Conner checks it
and Conner counters with a nice uppercut.
Conner throws a combination that misses
and Riku counters with a nice uppercut.
Conner pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Conner throws a shot to the body.
Conner avoids the body shot from Riku.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The fighters circling - Riku throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Riku takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Riku throws the left hand but Conner avoids the punch easily.
Conner takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
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!
Riku jabs Conner right on the nose. Conner blinks but takes it well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Conner misses with a looping left.
Riku misses the shot to the body.
Conner swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Conner throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A little feinted left hand from Riku on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Riku walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Riku misses with a looping right.
Lazuran Riku is winning the standup battle so far.
Conner throws a right hand that misses
and Riku counters with a lovely straight right hand!
The fighters circling - Riku throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Riku swings widly with a right hand
and Conner counters with a two punch combo.
Damien Conner is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Riku stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Conner.
Conner connects with a body shot that sends Riku's belly button to the back.
Conner tries to clinch but Riku moves away
enabling Riku to counter with a crisp jab.
Conner keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Conner cracks Riku with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Conner scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku scores with a jab to the body.
Conner lands with an overhand left.
Conner throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Riku looks to land a right hand but Conner moved out of range.
Sloppy strikes from Conner. Those never looked like landing.
Conner uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Riku.
Riku cracks Conner with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.

Conner has Riku up against the cage in a clinch.
Conner throws an elbow that misses.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Riku as Conner tries to tie him up.
Conner looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Conner throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.

Riku breaks the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Riku misses the target.
Conner misses with a double jab
and Riku connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Conner takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Conner with a jab.
Riku throws a leg kick but Conner sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Conner buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Conner swings away with a body shot that misses
and Riku connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Conner throws a lazy uppercut
and Riku counters with a right hand to the body.
Conner looks to land a right hand but Riku moved out of range.
Riku on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Conner. Conner obviously looking to wear him down.
Riku misses with a wild body shot.
A countering left hand to the body from Conner misses.
Conner jabs at Riku's body.
Riku blocks a head kick by Conner.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Riku scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Conner checks a leg kick.
Conner tries to clinch but Riku moves out of range.
Conner throws a hook to the side of Riku's head but Riku sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Riku scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Riku is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Conner.
Riku ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Conner moves away.
Riku checks the leg kick nicely there.
Riku throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Conner on the side of the head.
Conner tries to clinch but Riku moves out of range.
Conner walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.

Conner is rocked!
Conner blocks a jab.
Conner feints a counter leg kick.
Conner is still on wobbly legs! Can Riku finish him?
Riku takes a swing at Conner's ribcage but misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Conner moves into the clinch successfully.

Riku manages to break the clinch.
Riku scores with a nice head shot.
Conner keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
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 Lazuran Riku will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


A punch lands to the side of Riku 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Conner seems to have recovered his senses.
Riku misses with a low kick.
Conner throws a shot from downtown. Riku moves away and avoids it.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Riku.
Riku keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Conner connects with a crisp jab.
Conner misses the shot to the body.
Conner tries to close the distance and clinch up but Riku swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Conner connects with the punch.
Riku scoring well with a low kick there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Conner moves out of range of the strikes.
Riku attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Conner moves in looking to clinch but Riku pushes him off.
Conner doesn't manage to clinch there - Riku circles away.
Riku throws out a loose jab but Conner uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Riku throws a big shot that misses.
Riku throws a leg kick but Conner sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Conner misses the shot to the body.
Riku avoids a punch combination nicely.
Riku swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Conner tries to clinch there but Riku circles away.
A slow jab from Riku misses its intended target.
Conner fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
A counter left hand to the body from Riku misses its target.
Riku takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Riku misses with a body shot.
Conner moves in looking to clinch but Riku pushes him off.
A counter left hand to the body from Riku misses its target.
Riku throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Conner counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Riku lands a nice hook to Conner's body. Conner takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Conner throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Damien Conner has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Riku. Conner does a little dance to reset his feet.
Riku lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Riku.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Conner throws a body kick that misses
and Riku counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Riku scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Conner is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Conner throws a body shot but no joy.
Riku tries to score with a low kick but Conner moves his leg out of the way.
Riku scores with a jab to the jaw.
Conner misses with a two punch combination.
Riku misses the jab.
Conner takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Riku moves out of range as Conner strikes.
A counter left hand to the body from Riku misses its target.
Conner lands a nice leg kick that just misses Riku's sensitive parts.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Conner defending well as Riku loads up on a big left hand.
Conner wants to counter the offense by Riku and move into the clinch position.
Riku 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.
A chopping leg kick lands by Riku.
Riku throws a low kick but Conner avoids it.

Riku gets tackled into the cage by Conner. Conner maintains the clinch.

Riku breaks the clinch.
Riku throws a shot to the body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Riku.
Conner swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Riku swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Conner misses with a hook.
Riku lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A jab from Riku misses.
Riku throws a jab when Conner was well out of range.
Conner throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Conner swings for the body but Riku moves out of range.
Riku moves into range and connects with a jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Riku scores with a shot to the body.
Riku's corner calls for a 1-2. Riku obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Conner looks to land a combination but Riku avoids it well.
A jab from Riku does it's job there.
Riku throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Conner sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A combination from Conner does no damage.
Riku misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Riku lands a nice looking body shot.
Lazuran Riku is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Conner lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Conner avoids the body shot from Riku.
Conner misses with a straight right.
Riku tries to land a leg kick but Conner saw it coming and moves away.

And that's the end of the fight!
Lazuran Riku showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Riku, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Anni Minnemäki scores the fight 30:27
Judge Johanna Lukiainen scores the fight 30:27
Judge Matti Vanhoillinen scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Lazuran Riku!

Lazuran Riku spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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Event: MMAHelsinki - 82     
Date:   Dec 09, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lazuran Riku and Iancu Calmuschi. Calmuschi is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by "The Night" by Disturbed. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
24
163 lbs
9 - 5 - 0
177 cm
23
165 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
World class boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazuran Riku!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Iancu Calmuschi!
The judges for this bout are Marco Blurström, Anni Minnemäki and Johanna Lukiainen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riku swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Calmuschi 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.
Riku takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Riku just misses with a punch to the body.
Calmuschi looks for the body kick but Riku saw that one coming.
Riku throws a body shot but no joy.
Riku blocks a head kick by Calmuschi.
Calmuschi lunges at Riku with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Riku's hand.
Riku bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Riku is looking to counter punch.
Calmuschi on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Riku seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Riku misses with a low kick.
Calmuschi throws out a counter right but Riku avoids it with no problem.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice cross by Riku.
Riku is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Calmuschi.
Riku scores with a nice strike.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Calmuschi misses with the combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Calmuschi throws a head kick but Riku moves out of range.
Good shot there by Riku.
A lazy left from Calmuschi finds it's target.
Calmuschi ducks under a wild hook from Riku.
Riku blocks a leg kick.
Riku throws an overhand right that lands on Calmuschi's shoulder, as Calmuschi tries to avoid the shot.
Lazuran Riku seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Calmuschi with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Riku fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Calmuschi manages to avoid it.
Calmuschi fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Calmuschi listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Riku rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Calmuschi counters with a nice body shot.
Riku misses with a low kick as Calmuschi jumps back.
Calmuschi's jab looks to have found its range, popping Riku under the eye.
Riku throws a leg kick that is checked
and Calmuschi counters with a nice low kick that buckles Riku's knee momentarily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Riku checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku feints and then cracks Calmuschi's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Calmuschi down.
Riku throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Calmuschi sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Riku is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Calmuschi.
Riku throws a quick inside leg kick.
Riku is looking to chop away at Calmuschi's legs.
Riku lands a jab.
Riku comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Riku connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Calmuschi's hands.
Calmuschi lands a nice looking body shot.
Riku is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Calmuschi.
Calmuschi shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Riku swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Calmuschi just misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Calmuschi checks a leg kick.
Riku looks to throw a body kick
and Calmuschi counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Riku thinking.
Riku misses the shot to the body.
Riku avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Riku throws a jab when Calmuschi was well out of range.
Riku gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Calmuschi doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Calmuschi gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Riku.
Riku throws a hook but Calmuschi avoids it easily.
A nice side step and Calmuschi releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Calmuschi thows a leg kick but Riku checks it
and Riku counters with a straight right hand.
Calmuschi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Riku swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Calmuschi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Calmuschi misses with a double jab.
Nice defenses there by Riku.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Riku lands a jab to the nose.
Calmuschi steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Riku.
Riku blocks a head kick by Calmuschi.
Riku throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Calmuschi lands a glancing blow to the side of Riku's head.
Riku cracks the inside of Calmuschi's front leg.
Calmuschi throws a body shot but no joy.
Calmuschi goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Calmuschi takes a swing at Riku's ribcage but misses.
Riku swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Calmuschi throws a hook to the side of Riku's head but Riku sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
An inside leg kick from Riku misses.
Calmuschi lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A cross from Calmuschi lands.
Riku throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Riku lands a nice looking body shot.
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 Lazuran Riku will probably get the nod.
That's time! Riku's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Riku lands with a straight right. Calmuschi didn't see that one coming.
Calmuschi misses with a body shot.
Calmuschi tries to work over Riku's front leg with a kick but Riku checks it.
Calmuschi tries to land a front kick but Riku steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Calmuschi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Riku moves away.
Riku throws a body punch but Calmuschi moves out of range.
Calmuschi is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Calmuschi throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Riku to counter with a crisp jab.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Riku.
Jab from Riku.
Calmuschi scores with a nice head shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Calmuschi misses with a body shot.
Calmuschi misses with a looping left.
Riku misses with a leg kick
and Calmuschi counters with a nice leg kick.
Calmuschi will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Calmuschi fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Riku is out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Lazuran Riku is winning the standup battle so far.
Riku checks a low kick from Calmuschi.
Calmuschi connects with a body shot.
Calmuschi uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Riku.
Calmuschi uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Riku.
Riku pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Calmuschi throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Riku fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Calmuschi manages to avoid it.
Calmuschi thinks about the counter body kick.
Riku jabs at Calmuschi's body.
Calmuschi on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Riku. Riku obviously looking to wear him down.
Calmuschi is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Riku.
Riku throws a hook to the side of Calmuschi's head but Calmuschi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
It seemed like Calmuschi was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Riku blocks a head kick by Calmuschi.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Riku looks to land a right hand but Calmuschi moved out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku slips a straight right by Calmuschi.
Riku just misses with a punch to the body.
Riku takes a swing at Calmuschi's ribcage but misses.
Calmuschi is trying to counter with his kicks.
Calmuschi slips a jab from Riku.
Calmuschi slips a jab from Riku.
Calmuschi blocks a jab.
Riku throws out a loose jab but Calmuschi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Riku takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Calmuschi swings for the body but Riku moves out of range.
Calmuschi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Riku.
Riku misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Calmuschi.
Riku fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Calmuschi misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Riku with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Calmuschi falls off balance throwing a combination
and Riku counters with a body kick that stops Calmuschi in his tracks momentarily.
Calmuschi throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Riku cracks a nice hook into Calmuschi's ribs.
That kick from Riku tenderised Calmuschi's leg. Calmuschi is trying to keep his angry face on.
Calmuschi listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Calmuschi misses with an uppercut. Riku saw that one coming.
Riku fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Calmuschi.
Calmuschi on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Calmuschi moves out of range as Riku strikes.
A decent looking cross lands there for Calmuschi.
Riku throws a chopping leg kick but Calmuschi manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Riku lands a nice leg kick that just misses Calmuschi's sensitive parts.
Calmuschi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Riku.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Calmuschi throws an off balance right hand
and Calmuschi takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Riku takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Calmuschi pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Riku cracks Calmuschi with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Riku checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Riku feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Riku throws a body punch but Calmuschi moves out of range.
Calmuschi misses the jab.
A nice inside leg kick there by Calmuschi. That's going to slow Riku down.
Nice straight punches there by Calmuschi. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Calmuschi.
Calmuschi throws a jab when Riku was well out of range.
Calmuschi misses with a few strikes there.
A counter left hand to the body from Riku misses its target.
Calmuschi is looking to chop away at Riku's legs.
Riku blocks a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Lazuran Riku dominated that second round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. And we move into the final round!


Riku throws a hook to the side of Calmuschi's head but Calmuschi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A bone on bone clash there as Calmuschi blocks the leg kick.
Riku lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Calmuschi lands the left hand.
Calmuschi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Riku moves away.
Calmuschi cracks Riku with an open hand slap.
Riku throws a low kick, looking for Calmuschi's leg but Calmuschi calmly moves out of range.
Riku checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
A shot to the body from Riku misses
and Calmuschi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Calmuschi throws a sloppy body shot
and Riku counters with a nice leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Calmuschi takes one on the button.
Riku buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Calmuschi displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Riku throws out the jab.
Calmuschi throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Riku swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Calmuschi moves out of range of the strikes.
Calmuschi's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Calmuschi misses with a straight right.
Riku blocks a head kick by Calmuschi.
Riku went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Calmuschi misses with a hook.
Calmuschi avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Calmuschi thows a left - swing and a miss!
Riku on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
A big left from Riku misses.
Riku tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Calmuschi was well out of range. Poor timing from Riku.
Calmuschi on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Calmuschi pivots, looking for a leg kick but Riku is out of range and Calmuschi settles back down.
Riku works Calmuschi's body with a nice hook.
Riku ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Calmuschi scoring well with a low kick there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku checks the leg kick nicely there.
It looked like Riku wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Calmuschi misses with a leg kick
and Riku counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Calmuschi takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Calmuschi takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Riku swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Riku moves out of range of the strikes.
Riku slips a jab and a cross from Calmuschi.
Nice defenses there by Calmuschi.
Calmuschi throws out a counter right but Riku avoids it with no problem.
Calmuschi misses with a straight right.
Calmuschi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Riku connects with a body shot.
Calmuschi staying out of range there.
Calmuschi staying out of range there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Riku there as he acknowledges the shot.
Calmuschi moves out of range of the strikes.
Calmuschi tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Riku misses with a combination
and Calmuschi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Calmuschi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Calmuschi cracks the inside of Riku's front leg.
Calmuschi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Riku.
Calmuschi misses with an uppercut.
Riku moves away from the strike by Calmuschi.
Riku slips a jab from Calmuschi.
Calmuschi scores with a head kick. Riku tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Calmuschi throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Riku throws a body punch but Calmuschi moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku swings for the body but Calmuschi moves out of range.
Calmuschi appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Calmuschi 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.
Calmuschi comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Calmuschi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Riku.
Good work by Riku as he checks the leg kick.
Riku pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Calmuschi appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Riku throws a head kick that misses.
Riku avoids the head kick by Calmuschi.
Riku throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Calmuschi scores with the left hand. Riku knows he should have avoided that one.
Lazuran Riku is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Riku lands a nice leg kick that just misses Calmuschi's sensitive parts.
Riku misses with a body shot.
Iancu Calmuschi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Riku lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

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 Lazuran Riku.
Well Riku 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 Marco Blurström scores the fight 30:27
Judge Anni Minnemäki scores the fight 30:27
Judge Johanna Lukiainen scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Lazuran Riku!

Lazuran Riku 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.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
70%

 

Event: MMAHelsinki - 76     
Date:   Nov 17, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Giovanni Macellaio and Lazuran Riku. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

171 cm
23
168 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
175 cm
24
163 lbs
8 - 5 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Giovanni Macellaio!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Marco Blurström, Roosa Järviläinen and Arvi Lind.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riku circles away from the clinch attempt
letting Riku counter with a right hand.
Macellaio closes this distance looking for a takedown but Riku circles away.
Macellaio throws a sloppy body shot
and Riku connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Macellaio lands a really nice looking cross but Riku seems unphased.
Macellaio has been working on his boxing with his coaches at The Butcher's Block in the buildup to the fight.
Macellaio misses the shot to the body.
Riku uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Macellaio has time to react.
A clash of legs there as Macellaio blocks the low kick.
Macellaio throws a low kick but Riku avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Riku throws a combination that misses
and Macellaio counters with a stiff right hand.
Riku takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Riku cracks Macellaio with an open hand slap.
Macellaio checks a leg kick nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Riku, right into the meat.
Macellaio swinging wildly here.
A cross from Macellaio lands.
Macellaio has a takedown stuffed.
Macellaio scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Riku bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

Macellaio drives through with a takedown into guard.
Riku looking to hit a scissor sweep but Macellaio is one step ahead there.
Macellaio pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Riku is keeping the position for now.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Macellaio throws an elbow that misses. Riku uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Macellaio's guard. Nice move by Riku!

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!
Macellaio is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Macellaio can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Riku controls the pace.

Macellaio is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Macellaio throws some sloppy strikes off his back.
Riku controlling from the top position.
Riku advances position into side control!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Macellaio is looking for a sweep.
Macellaio 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.

Riku stands up and we're back to a striking position.
Macellaio misses with a right hand
and Riku counters with a stiff right hand.
Macellaio displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Riku throws out the jab.
Riku lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Macellaio at a distance.
Giovanni Macellaio seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Macellaio on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Macellaio ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Macellaio throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Macellaio takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Riku scores with a punch to the head.
Riku throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Riku has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Macellaio dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Riku scores with a nice strike.

Macellaio is rocked!
Macellaio looks to land a left hand but Riku moved out of range nicely.
Riku slips a jab from Macellaio.
Macellaio looks for the body kick but Riku saw that one coming.
Riku throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Macellaio throws a hook but Riku blocks it.
Good standup being displayed there by Riku as he connects with a hook.
Oh Macellaio is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Riku lands a jab to Macellaio's midsection.
Riku lands an uppercut, right on the button! Macellaio tumbles backwards into the cage, staring vacantly into space! He's got no idea where he is, who he is or what day it is... Poor guy.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:40 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Lazuran Riku!
In his post fight interview, Lazuran Riku started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
S C
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G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
50%

 

Event: MMAHelsinki - 68     
Date:   Oct 10, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lazuran Riku and Daniel Kingston. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

175 cm
24
163 lbs
7 - 5 - 0
179 cm
23
170 lbs
3 - 3 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazuran Riku!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Daniel Kingston!
The judges for this bout are Ben Zyskovitsi, Johanna Lukiainen and Matti Vanhoillinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kingston scores with a jab. Riku acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Riku smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

It looks like Daniel Kingston has been cut.
Kingston shoots in for a takedown but Riku shows good takedown defense.
Kingston scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Kingston throws the left hand but Riku avoids the punch easily.
Kingston takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Kingston connects with a crisp jab.
Riku cracks Kingston with a hook to the temple - Kingston is on wobbly legs here! Riku swarms him with hook after hook, landing with each one! Kingston falls to the canvas face first and the referee dives in to stop the fight! Riku wins by TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:33 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Lazuran Riku!
Lazuran Riku 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.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: MMAHelsinki - 62     
Date:   Sep 20, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Sweeney McIntyre and Lazuran Riku. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

178 cm
21
159 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
175 cm
23
163 lbs
7 - 4 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Sweeney McIntyre!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Johanna Lukiainen, Tarja Halkonen and Roosa Järviläinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riku keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Riku has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Riku there as he acknowledges the shot.
McIntyre misses with an attempted mid kick.
Riku is looking to land body kicks.
Riku tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but McIntyre was well out of range. Poor timing from Riku.
Riku takes one to the chin there.
McIntyre misses with a looping right.
Riku let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
McIntyre lands an overhand right.
A slapping body kick lands there for McIntyre.
McIntyre uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
McIntyre clobbers Riku with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Riku has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
McIntyre throws out a loose jab but Riku uses good head movement to avoid it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McIntyre goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Riku misses with a wild body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A shot to the liver by Riku. Beautiful body shot.
Riku slips a jab from McIntyre.
Riku misses with a looping left.
McIntyre has been working on his boxing with his coaches at 99% Fight Club in the buildup to the fight.
A swing and a miss from Riku.
McIntyre waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Riku.
Riku misses with a body shot.
McIntyre throws an overhand right that lands on Riku's shoulder, as Riku tries to avoid the shot.
Riku raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Riku is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down McIntyre rather than just go for the knockout.
Riku walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Riku avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A nice side step and Riku releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Riku lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Sweeney McIntyre seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McIntyre scores with a punch to the head.
Riku chopping away at his opponent's legs.
McIntyre misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Riku counters with a lovely shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku scores with a nice strike.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
McIntyre throws a shot from downtown. Riku moves away and avoids it.
McIntyre throws a lazy right hand but Riku sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Riku clobbers McIntyre with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
McIntyre throws a hook to the side of Riku's head but Riku sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Riku looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
McIntyre throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Riku counters with a nice uppercut.
McIntyre misses with a hook
and Riku counters with a left to the body.
McIntyre swings widly with a right hand
and Riku counters with a body kick.
Riku slips a straight right by McIntyre.
McIntyre misses with a lunging right hand
and Riku counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
McIntyre wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
McIntyre pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Riku walks into a straight right hand from McIntyre.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McIntyre lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by McIntyre.
Riku misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from McIntyre.
McIntyre throws a big shot that misses.
Riku misses with a hook. McIntyre ducked under it nicely.
McIntyre with a nice cross.
Riku throws a low kick but McIntyre moves out of range easily.
McIntyre swings widly with a right hand
and Riku counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Riku scores with the left hand. McIntyre knows he should have avoided that one.
Riku keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from McIntyre.
Riku looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A nice inside leg kick there by Riku. That's going to slow McIntyre down.
Riku throws a shot from downtown. McIntyre moves away and avoids it.
McIntyre connects with a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Riku takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
McIntyre misses the shot to the body.
McIntyre throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
McIntyre throws a body shot but no joy.
Riku cracks McIntyre with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
McIntyre lunges at Riku with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Riku's hand.
Riku gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Riku swings for the body but McIntyre moves out of range.
McIntyre swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Riku uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from McIntyre.
Riku ducks right into an uppercut from McIntyre.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
McIntyre throws a half hearted mid kick.
Riku takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Riku steps to the side to avoid the strikes from McIntyre.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Riku misses with a wild body shot.
As Riku looks to move away, McIntyre throws a big counter combo but Riku just gets out of the way.
McIntyre on the wrong end of a nice jab.
McIntyre scores with a sloppy right hand. Riku should have avoided that one.
Riku lands a head shot.
McIntyre wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Riku misses with a low kick.
Riku throws a body shot but no joy.
McIntyre stuns Riku with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
A telegraphed right hand from McIntyre misses the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Riku looks like he wants to counter punch here.
McIntyre throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
McIntyre jabs Riku to the body, keeping him at a distance.
McIntyre scores with a jab to the body.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Riku might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, McIntyre has got the better of the exchanges.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McIntyre.
McIntyre catches Riku with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
McIntyre slips under a jab.
McIntyre on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
McIntyre walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
McIntyre throws a body punch but Riku moves out of range.
McIntyre connects with a good right hand that stumbles Riku. Riku circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
McIntyre throws a series of strikes that have Riku backpedaling.
Riku misses with a wild combination.
It looked like McIntyre wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
McIntyre cracks Riku with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.

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!
McIntyre looks to land a combination. Riku sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Riku uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McIntyre.
A nice side step and Riku releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Riku walks into a jab.
McIntyre throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Riku sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Riku misses with a hook.
McIntyre lunges at Riku with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Riku's hand.
McIntyre lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
McIntyre lands a nice shot that snaps Riku's head back.

Riku is rocked!
Riku takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Nice uppercut lands for McIntyre. That snapped Riku's head back.
Riku is still on wobbly legs! Can McIntyre finish him?
Both fighters circle each other, looking for something big. McIntyre moves in and throws an overhand right. That hurt Riku! McIntyre continues to tee off on Riku, landing with a left and a right! McIntyre connects with a right hand that leaves Riku sleeping against the cage! What a finish by McIntyre!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:56 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Sweeney McIntyre!
During a confident post fight interview, Sweeney McIntyre thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
70%

 

Event: MMAHelsinki - 56     
Date:   Aug 21, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Winslow Berhardt and Lazuran Riku. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

175 cm
21
167 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
175 cm
23
163 lbs
6 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Very quick
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Winslow Berhardt!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Arvi Lind, Tarja Halkonen and Ben Zyskovitsi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Berhardt misses with a straight right.
Berhardt misses the jab.
Berhardt misses with the combination.
Berhardt chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Riku scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Berhardt looks to throw the jab but Riku is out of range.
Berhardt lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Riku uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Berhardt.
Riku unleashes a big counter combination but Berhardt bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
We've been hearing reports that Berhardt has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Berhardt takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku misses with an uppercut. Berhardt saw that one coming.
Berhardt throws the left hand but Riku avoids the punch easily.
It seemed like Riku was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Riku throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Berhardt swings away with a body shot that misses
and Riku counters with a straight right hand.

It looks like Winslow Berhardt has been cut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Berhardt blocks a head kick by Riku.
Riku throws a body kick that misses.
Winslow Berhardt seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

Berhardt is rocked!
Both fighters circling a little - Riku finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Oh Berhardt is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
A swing and a miss from Riku.
Berhardt walks into a picture perfect straight right hand from Riku! He's gone down face first to the canvas, unconscious before he even hit the floor! Ohhhh. My. Goodness! That boys and girls was a beautiful knockout! Give that man a biscuit!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:18 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Lazuran Riku!
Lazuran Riku bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
The defeated Winslow Berhardt had this to say: 'Next time I'll break him!'.
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
82%

 

Event: MMAHelsinki - 51     
Date:   Jul 31, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Giovanni Macellaio and Lazuran Riku. Lazuran Riku will no doubt be trying to keep this one on the feet, where he has a distinct advantage.

171 cm
22
168 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
175 cm
23
163 lbs
5 - 4 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Giovanni Macellaio!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Matti Vanhoillinen, Tarja Halkonen and Anni Minnemäki.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Macellaio is looking to clinch but Riku is avoiding it.
Macellaio misses with a body shot.
Riku bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Macellaio lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Riku's coach down at Cutthroat was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Riku's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Macellaio looks to throw the jab but Riku is out of range.
Riku cracks Macellaio with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Macellaio keeps Riku at a distance using the push kick.
Riku throws a jab but it's blocked by Macellaio.
Riku lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Macellaio drops his hands momentarily and Riku takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.

It looks like Giovanni Macellaio has been cut.
Macellaio throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A big left from Macellaio misses.
Macellaio tries to close the distance and clinch up but Riku swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Macellaio lands a jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Macellaio lands with a good body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Macellaio tries to clinch up
and Riku connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Riku fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Macellaio takes a swing at Riku's ribcage but misses.
Riku looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Macellaio is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Riku.
Macellaio cracks Riku with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Riku on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Macellaio. Macellaio obviously looking to wear him down.
Riku throws a jab but it's blocked by Macellaio.
Riku tries to land a front kick but Macellaio steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Macellaio fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Riku manages to avoid it.
Riku looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Riku misses with the combination.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Macellaio moves in looking to clinch but Riku pushes him off.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Macellaio swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Riku looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

Macellaio rushes Riku and presses him up against the cage.
Macellaio is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Riku pulls him back up using the underhooks.

Riku's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
We've been hearing reports that Macellaio has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Macellaio avoids the body shot from Riku.
Macellaio misses with a left hand
and Riku cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Macellaio tries to score a power double leg takedown but Riku sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Macellaio somewhat.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Riku. Macellaio shrugs it off though.
Riku is looking to land body kicks.
Riku works the jab nicely.
Macellaio throws a big shot that misses.
Riku looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Macellaio throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Riku's waist but Riku gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Macellaio off to one side.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Giovanni Macellaio. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Riku uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Macellaio tries to clinch but Riku moves out of range.
Macellaio wants to clinch
and Riku counters with a nice low kick that buckles Macellaio's knee momentarily.
Macellaio throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Riku ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Macellaio tries to clinch but Riku moves out of range.
A big left from Macellaio misses.
Macellaio tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Riku counters with a straight right hand.

Macellaio is rocked!
Riku with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Oh Macellaio is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Macellaio misses with a combination
and Riku counters with a left to the body.
Macellaio seems to have got his legs back now.
Riku moves out of range of the body kick.
Macellaio tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Riku connects with a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
and Riku counters with a massive uppercut that badly hurts Macellaio! He's just covering up as Riku starts to tee off till the referee steps in and stops the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:08 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Lazuran Riku!
Lazuran Riku decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
53%

 

Event: LEGACY! 64     
Date:   Apr 09, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Keith Haring and Lazuran Riku. Lazuran Riku is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

185 cm
22
164 lbs
0 - 2 - 0
175 cm
21
163 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Granite chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Keith Haring!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Ian Loll, Steve Smith and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Haring with a nice cross.
Haring feints and then cracks Riku's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Riku down.
Haring throws a leg kick which misses Riku's front leg but catches the back leg as Riku tries to avoid it.
Haring lands a high kick!
Riku keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Haring scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Riku doesn't seem bothered though.
Riku displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Haring throws out the jab.
Haring lands a really nice looking cross but Riku seems unphased.
Riku walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

Haring has managed to clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Haring is working Riku over against the cage.
Haring lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Riku backwards.
Riku throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Haring blocks it with crossed arms.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Riku.
Riku taking a breather.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Haring is struggling to control the position.
Riku tries to work over Haring's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Riku goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Riku swings wildly with an uppercut but Haring uses good head movement to avoid it.
Riku trying to land knees to the body.
Riku blocks an elbow strike.
Riku looking to throw knees to the head but Haring is blocking nicely.
Haring just leaning against Riku, taking a breather.
Riku's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Riku tries to work over Haring's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Haring.
Riku tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Riku throws a knee to the head but misses.
Haring scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Haring tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Riku's elbow.
Still in the clinch, Haring scores with a nice short uppercut.
A left hand lands to the body for Haring.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku stalling against the cage.
Haring lands a nice shot to the body.
Riku tries to stall but Haring uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Haring creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A hook to the body from Haring.
Haring tries to work over Riku's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Riku lands a body shot.
Riku prevents a body shot from Haring.
Riku tries a body shot but Haring blocks it.
Haring pushes off an throws an elbow but Riku leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Haring lands a nice shot to the body.
Riku is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Haring is defending well for now.
A shot in the inside from Haring.
Riku trying to land knees to the body.
Haring on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Haring cracks Riku with a nice body shot.
Haring scores with a hook to the body.
Haring lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Riku backwards.
Nice body punch from Haring.
Riku takes a knee right on the jaw!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A hook to the body from Haring.
A head punch on the inside from Riku fails to land.
Riku throws a knee to the head but misses.
Good body shot from Haring.
Riku looks winded!
Good body shot from Haring.
Haring lands a left hand.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Haring scores with a nice hook to the head.
Haring is working Riku over against the cage.
A shot in the inside from Haring.
Haring scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Haring scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Riku throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Haring blocks it with crossed arms.
Haring lands a body shot.
A shot in the inside from Haring.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Haring lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Haring presses Riku against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Riku struggles to land a body shot inside as Haring controls his hands.
Haring lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Riku is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Haring is defending well for now.
Haring pushes Riku back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Haring.
A short left from Haring.
Haring manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Haring pushes Riku back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Haring tries a body shot but Riku blocks it.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Haring.
Haring blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Riku avoids a wild elbow strike from Haring.
Haring lands an elbow inside that Riku shrugs off.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Riku.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Riku swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Haring lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Riku with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Haring misses with a body punch.
A nice left hand lands by Haring.
Riku tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Keith Haring dominated that round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Haring lands a glancing blow to the side of Riku's head.
Haring throws a right and a left that Riku avoids nicely.
Haring throws a body punch but Riku moves out of range.
Haring lands a head kick!

Riku is rocked!
Haring is looking to score with low kicks.
Haring ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Riku moves away.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Riku connects with the punch.
Keith Haring is winning the standup battle so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Haring clinches.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Haring.
Riku with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Riku is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Riku misses with the head strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Haring lands with a right to the head.
Haring is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Riku can do to turn this around?
Haring displaying some good clinch control by pressing Riku up against the cage.
Nice body punch from Haring.
Riku throws a knee to the head but misses.
Haring is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Riku prevents a body shot from Haring.
Riku tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Haring avoids it.
Haring has Riku pushed against the cage.
Haring throws a punch but it's blocked by Riku.
Riku with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Haring is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Riku has a couple of punches blocked by Haring.
Riku with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku misses with a knee strike.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Haring avoiding damage as Riku throws knees to the body.
Haring is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Riku blocks a body shot from Haring.
Riku prevents a body shot from Haring.
Keith Haring has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Riku is trying to maintain a safe position but Haring gets an underhook and turns Riku into the cage.
Haring cracks Riku with a nice body shot.
A short right from Haring on the inside.
Haring lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Riku backwards.
Riku tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Riku misses with a knee to the head.
Riku is breathing heavily.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Riku lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Haring lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Haring blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Haring blocking some punches.
Haring lands a body shot in the clinch.
Nice body punch from Haring - that landed with a thud.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Haring.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku has a couple of punches blocked by Haring.
A nice right hand lands inside from Haring.
Riku has a couple of punches blocked by Haring.
Riku has a couple of punches blocked by Haring.
Haring lands with a short shot to the head.
Haring scores with a hook to the body.
Haring lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from Haring.
Haring is pushing Riku up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Riku landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Haring stalling in the clinch.
Haring working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Riku with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Haring digs a right hand into Riku's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Riku's gas tank.
A short body shot lands from Haring as the two fighters clinch.
Haring lands an uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Haring lands a body shot.
Haring scores with a shoulder strike.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Haring lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Riku backwards.
Haring controlling the action here for a moment.
Riku misses with a knee strike.
A short right from Haring on the inside.
Riku is still on wobbly legs! Can Haring finish him?
Haring works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Riku seems to have recovered his senses.
Haring lands with a short punch from the clinch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Haring.
Haring stalling against the cage.
A body shot lands from Haring.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Haring.
Haring is stalling here.
A nice left hand lands by Haring.
Haring misses with a body punch.
Riku takes a shot to the head.
Haring lands a hook that snaps the head of Riku backwards.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Keith Haring dominated that second round.
That's time! Haring's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Haring connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Riku's hands.
Haring lands a nice shot that snaps Riku's head back.
Haring misses the shot to the body.
It seemed like Riku was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Riku on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Haring throws a good cross that connects.
Haring connects with an inside leg kick.
Haring cracks Riku with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Haring seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Haring with a hook.
Haring misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Haring misses with a series of wild punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Haring throws a body kick that misses.
Haring throws a sloppy head kick and Riku moves out of range easily.
A chopping leg kick lands by Haring.
Riku takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Haring thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Riku if he has to take too many more of those.
Haring digs a good hook to Riku's body.
Riku takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Riku steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Haring.
It seemed like Riku was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Haring scores with a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Haring delivers a nice body kick.
Riku throws an off balance right hand
and Haring counters with a right hand to the body.
Riku takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Riku takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Haring dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Riku. That did some damage!
Riku misses with a hook.
Haring looks to score with a jab to the body but Riku is just out of range.
Haring lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Haring throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Riku ducks right into an uppercut from Haring.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Haring fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Riku takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Keith Haring seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Haring misses with an uppercut.
Riku looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A swing and a miss from Riku.
Haring misses with a shot to the body
and Haring takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Haring fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Riku on the side of the head.
Riku loads up on a big right hand but Haring slips the punch.
Riku takes one on the button.
Haring misses with a head kick.
Riku's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Haring thumps Riku with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Haring displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Riku throws out the jab.
Haring throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Haring ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Riku slips a jab and a cross from Haring.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Haring fakes the leg kick and cracks Riku in the body.
Haring just misses with a punch to the body.
Lazuran Riku has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Riku avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Riku takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Keith Haring is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Haring lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Riku at a distance.

And that's the end of the fight!
Keith Haring showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Haring 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 Ian Loll scores the fight 30:26
Judge Steve Smith scores the fight 30:26
Judge Robert Douchet scores the fight 30:26

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Keith Haring!
S C
A
G S C
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G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
70%

 

Event: BRFC 24     
Date:   Feb 20, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lazuran Riku and Gauthier St. Georges. St. Georges has chosen Jiu Jitsu as his entrance music. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

175 cm
21
163 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
182 cm
21
160 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Great elbows
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazuran Riku!
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, Gauthier St. Georges!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Sano, Shigeki Fujiwara and Shirou Masuda.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riku throws a right hand that misses
and St. Georges counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Riku misses with an attempted mid kick.
Riku with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Riku looks to land a combination but St. Georges avoids it well.
St. Georges blocks the body kick.
St. Georges doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Riku looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Riku tries to clinch up against the ropes, rushing in to close the distance. St. Georges manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
St. Georges keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
St. Georges plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Riku throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
enabling St. Georges to counter with a crisp jab.
St. Georges takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

It looks like Gauthier St. Georges has been cut.
A slow jab from Riku misses its intended target.
St. Georges blocks a head kick by Riku.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Riku throws an uppercut from half a mile away. St. Georges sees it coming and avoids it easily.
St. Georges uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Riku.
St. Georges throws a big counter head kick but Riku avoids it with no problem.
St. Georges shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Lazuran Riku seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
St. Georges keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Riku.
Riku works the jab nicely.
Riku listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
St. Georges throws an elbow but it's blocked.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
St. Georges pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the ropes.
Riku trying to control the position but instead, St. Georges has worked for underhooks and has pushed Riku into the ropes.
A nice left hand lands by Riku.
St. Georges lands a damaging elbow.
St. Georges throws an elbow but it misses.

St. Georges's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
St. Georges works Riku's body with a nice hook.

St. Georges closes the distance and clinches.
St. Georges told us before the fight that he's been working on his elbows. An under utilised technique these days - let's see if it can sway the outcome of the fight.
Riku tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and St. Georges avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Riku is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. St. Georges is defending well for now.
A nice glancing elbow lands by St. Georges.
St. Georges creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Riku's defenses.
Riku trying to control the position but instead, St. Georges has worked for underhooks and has pushed Riku into the ropes.
With the two fighters working up against the ropes, St. Georges just misses with a elbow thrown towards Riku's brow.
A right hook to the body lands for St. Georges.
Riku swings wildly with an uppercut but St. Georges uses good head movement to avoid it.
St. Georges creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
St. Georges lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
With the two fighters working up against the ropes, St. Georges just misses with a elbow thrown towards Riku's brow.
Riku can't find room to land a body shot as St. Georges controls the action.
St. Georges throws an elbow that misses.

St. Georges breaks the clinch.
Riku swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and St. Georges cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Riku looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Riku looking to land some kicks to the body here.
St. Georges looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Riku throws a hook but St. Georges avoids it easily.
St. Georges takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
St. Georges throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Riku throws an overhand right that lands on St. Georges's shoulder, as St. Georges tries to avoid the shot.
Riku sets himself, and St. Georges steps forward looking for the clinch! Riku avoids it this time.
A looping hook to the body misses from Riku. St. Georges does a little dance to reset his feet.
Lazuran Riku is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Riku moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Riku misses with a body punch
and St. Georges counters with a good low kick that Riku was not able to check.
Riku fails in his attempt to clinch.
St. Georges misses with an uppercut. Riku saw that one coming.
Riku swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
A jab lands there for St. Georges.
Riku lands a glancing blow to the side of St. Georges's head.
Riku moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Riku walks into a left hand.
Riku dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
St. Georges blocks a jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
St. Georges avoids the head kick by Riku.
St. Georges tries to counter by closing the distance.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku misses with a wild combination.
Riku sets himself, and St. Georges steps forward looking for the clinch! Riku avoids it this time.
Riku tries to bum rush St. Georges with a series of wild strikes but St. Georges uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Riku misses with a lunging right hand

and St. Georges counters by moving into the clinch.
St. Georges avoiding damage as Riku throws knees to the body.
With the fighters up against the ropes, St. Georges throws an elbow but misses.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Riku with an attempt at a knee that misses.
St. Georges throws an elbow but it misses.
St. Georges lands a left hand that snaps the head of Riku backwards.
Riku throws a knee to the head but misses.
St. Georges has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
A shot in the inside from St. Georges.
Riku misses with a knee strike.
St. Georges comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
St. Georges lands an elbow just above Riku 's eye.
Riku takes an elbow to the forehead.
With the fighters up against the ropes, St. Georges throws an elbow but misses.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from St. Georges.
St. Georges lands a left hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gauthier St. Georges dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Gauthier St. Georges's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Riku misses with a hook to the body
and St. Georges finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Riku misses with a hook

and St. Georges moves into the clinch.
With the two fighters working up against the ropes, St. Georges just misses with a elbow thrown towards Riku's brow.
A nice glancing elbow lands by St. Georges.
Riku tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
With the fighters up against the ropes, St. Georges throws an elbow but misses.
Riku takes an elbow to the temple.
Riku throws a head punch that misses.
Riku lands a knee to the head.
St. Georges throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Nice elbow from St. Georges.
St. Georges lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Riku avoids the elbow strike from St. Georges, against the ropes.
Riku tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
St. Georges blocks a punch to the side of the head.
St. Georges misses with an elbow over the top.
St. Georges throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
St. Georges lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Riku misses with the head strike.
St. Georges creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
St. Georges lands a nice shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku trying to land knees to the body.
Riku blocks the elbow strike.
Riku stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Riku blocks the elbow strike.
Riku is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
St. Georges lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Riku doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
St. Georges blocks an uppercut.
A quick uppercut on the inside from St. Georges.
Riku blocks an elbow strike from St. Georges.
St. Georges misses with an elbow strike.
Riku looking to throw knees to the head but St. Georges is blocking nicely.
Gauthier St. Georges seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Riku misses with a knee strike.
St. Georges has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
St. Georges throws an elbow that misses.
St. Georges blocks a punch to the side of the head.
St. Georges gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
St. Georges pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the ropes.
Nice elbow from St. Georges.
St. Georges lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Riku backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Riku tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Riku throws a knee to the head but misses.
St. Georges lands a damaging elbow.
Riku avoids the elbow strike from St. Georges, against the ropes.
St. Georges throws an elbow that misses.
Riku avoids the elbow strike from St. Georges, against the ropes.
St. Georges lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
St. Georges throws an elbow that misses.
St. Georges creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Riku using the Thai plumb to throw knees but St. Georges has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
St. Georges lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Riku misses with a short punch on the inside.
Riku with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Riku scores with a shot to the side of St. Georges's head.
St. Georges lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Riku throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but St. Georges blocks it with crossed arms.
St. Georges lands a damaging elbow.
Riku doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
St. Georges scores with a shot to the side of Riku's head.
A short right from Riku on the inside.
Riku tries to land a knee to the head but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku takes an elbow to the temple.
St. Georges misses with an elbow strike.
St. Georges comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Riku takes an elbow to the forehead.
Riku takes an elbow to the forehead.
St. Georges lands an elbow inside.
Riku fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
St. Georges throws an elbow that misses.
Riku dodges an elbow strike from St. Georges.
St. Georges lands an elbow inside that Riku shrugs off.
St. Georges throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Riku dodges an elbow strike from St. Georges.
St. Georges lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
St. Georges throws an elbow but it misses.
Riku tries to land a knee to the head but St. Georges blocks with his arms.
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!
Riku misses with a hook from the clinch.
St. Georges throws an elbow but it misses.
Riku lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
St. Georges misses with an elbow over the top.
A body shot lands from St. Georges.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

St. Georges manages to break the clinch.
Riku scores with a nice head shot.

St. Georges moves into the clinch.
Riku throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but St. Georges blocks it with crossed arms.
Riku misses with a punch on the inside.
Riku is looking to control St. Georges's arms but St. Georges gets an underhook and turns him. Now Riku has his back to the ropes.
Riku takes an elbow to the forehead.
St. Georges lands a damaging elbow.
Riku swings wildly with an uppercut but St. Georges uses good head movement to avoid it.
St. Georges lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Riku blocks the elbow strike.
Riku dodges an elbow strike from St. Georges.

St. Georges manages to break the clinch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
St. Georges scores with a leg kick.
Riku misses with an uppercut. St. Georges saw that one coming.
Riku sets himself, and St. Georges steps forward looking for the clinch! Riku avoids it this time.
Sloppy strikes from Riku. Those never looked like landing.
Riku swings widly with a right hand
and St. Georges counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Riku throws out a loose jab but St. Georges uses good head movement to avoid it.
St. Georges takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Riku throws a right and a left that St. Georges avoids nicely.
Riku takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Riku throws a low kick but St. Georges avoids it.
Riku misses with a wild combination.
Riku throws a push kick but St. Georges slaps the foot to one side.
Jab from St. Georges.
Riku throws a low kick, looking for St. Georges's leg but St. Georges calmly moves out of range.
St. Georges steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku looks to score with a jab to the body but St. Georges is just out of range.
St. Georges swats away the attempt to clinch by Riku.
Riku tries to close the distance and clinch but St. Georges swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Riku just misses with a punch to the body.
St. Georges tries to counter by closing the distance.
Riku throws a poor cross that misses
and St. Georges counters with a body kick.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Riku looks to throw a body kick
and St. Georges counters with a nice uppercut.

St. Georges has closed the distance and engaged Riku in a clinch.
St. Georges throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
St. Georges working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Riku tries to land a knee to the head but St. Georges blocks with his arms.
Riku takes an elbow to the temple.
St. Georges comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
St. Georges lands a left hand that snaps the head of Riku backwards.
With the fighters up against the ropes, St. Georges throws an elbow but misses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
St. Georges lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
St. Georges throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Riku tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
With the two fighters working up against the ropes, St. Georges just misses with a elbow thrown towards Riku's brow.
Riku misses with a shot to the kidneys.
St. Georges throws an elbow but it misses.
Gauthier St. Georges is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku tries to land a knee to the head but St. Georges blocks with his arms.
St. Georges gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Riku using the Thai plumb to throw knees but St. Georges has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
St. Georges gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
St. Georges prevents a body shot from Riku.
Riku blocks an elbow strike from St. Georges.
St. Georges blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
St. Georges working some nice short punches in the clinch.
St. Georges creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
A nice glancing elbow lands by St. Georges.
Riku working aggressively here.
Riku's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
St. Georges lands an elbow that stopped Riku in his tracks for a moment.

Riku is rocked!
St. Georges lands an elbow inside that Riku shrugs off.
Oh Riku is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Riku misses with a knee strike.
A short uppercut from Riku.
Riku seems to have got his legs back now.

St. Georges pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
St. Georges avoids a punch combination nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
St. Georges has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.

St. Georges rushes Riku and pushes him back against the ropes in a clinch.
Riku doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Riku tries to land knees in the clinch but St. Georges avoids the damage to the body.
Riku takes an elbow to the forehead.
St. Georges avoiding damage as Riku throws knees to the body.
Riku working aggressively here.
St. Georges throws an elbow but it misses.
Riku has a couple of punches blocked by St. Georges.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
St. Georges scores with an uppercut up the middle.
St. Georges blocks a body shot from Riku.
St. Georges gets through Riku's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Riku using the Thai plumb to throw knees but St. Georges has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
With the two fighters working up against the ropes, St. Georges just misses with a elbow thrown towards Riku's brow.
St. Georges throws an elbow but it's blocked.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
St. Georges throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
St. Georges throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Riku takes an elbow to the forehead.
St. Georges makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
St. Georges prevents a body shot from Riku.
St. Georges lands an elbow that stopped Riku in his tracks for a moment.
St. Georges lands an elbow inside that Riku shrugs off.
Riku wants to stall.
St. Georges blocks an uppercut.
Riku avoids the elbow strike from St. Georges, against the ropes.
Nice elbow from St. Georges.
Riku takes an elbow to the temple.
St. Georges blocks an uppercut.
Lazuran Riku has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A nice glancing elbow lands by St. Georges.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
St. Georges lands a nice elbow.
Riku dodges an elbow strike from St. Georges.
St. Georges throws an elbow but it's blocked.
St. Georges blocks an uppercut.
Riku working aggressively here.

And that's the end of the fight!
Gauthier St. Georges comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got St. Georges winning every round here. Surely the decision will go his way and he'll pick up a well deserved decision victory. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.

Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight for Gauthier St. Georges!
Judge Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight for Gauthier St. Georges!
Judge Shirou Masuda scores the fight for Gauthier St. Georges!

Gauthier St. Georges wins by unanimous decision!
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time
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hype
A | B
pop
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manager
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FIGHT
RATING
85%

 

Event: BRFC 20     
Date:   Jan 23, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lazuran Riku and Kanye Weste. Weste has chosen Stronger - Kanye Weste as his entrance music. I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

175 cm
21
163 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
186 cm
21
169 lbs
4 - 3 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazuran Riku!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Kanye Weste!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Fujiwara, Shigeki Sano and Kenichi Hosakawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riku tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Weste was well out of range. Poor timing from Riku.
Weste uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Weste swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Riku appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Weste moves out of range of the body kick from Riku.
Nice shot by Weste.
A leg kick checked by Weste.
Riku looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Riku connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Weste lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
A low kick from Weste is predictable there
and Riku counters with a stiff right hand.
Riku connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Riku scores with a nice right hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A head kick from Weste lands but Riku takes it in his stride.
Riku throws out a loose jab but Weste uses good head movement to avoid it.

Riku lands a big right hand that sends Weste crashing to the mat! Riku stays standing though and waves Weste back to his feet!

Weste is rocked!
Weste throws a body punch but Riku moves out of range.
Riku will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Riku throws a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Weste misses with a short punch on the inside.
Weste blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Riku throws a knee to the head but misses.
Riku tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Riku.
Weste lands an uppercut.
Weste lands a left hand that snaps the head of Riku backwards.
Riku blocking some punches.
Weste tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Riku's elbow.
Riku tries a knee to the head but Weste blocks it.
Weste misses with the head strike.
Riku looking to throw knees to the head but Weste is blocking nicely.
Riku doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Riku scores with a nice hook to the head.
Weste blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Riku with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Riku working aggressively here.
Riku tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Weste throws a punch but it's blocked by Riku.

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

Weste pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Weste takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Riku doesn't manage to clinch there - Weste circles away.
Weste lands a high kick!
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Weste 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 Riku has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Riku and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Riku throws a body shot but no joy.
Riku dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Riku scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Riku throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Weste counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Riku throws a poor cross that misses
and Weste counters with a right hand to the body.
Riku throws a right hand that Weste ducks under and follows up with a left that Weste also avoids with ease.
Weste moves out of range of the leg kick from Riku.
Riku uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Weste.
Weste wants to slow Riku down by chopping away at his legs.
Weste blocks the body kick.
Some wild striking there from Riku.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku connects with a solid leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Riku. Weste does a little dance to reset his feet.
Weste raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Weste tests Riku's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Weste has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Riku keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Weste showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Riku.
Weste keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Weste looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Weste has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Weste swings widly with a right hand
and Riku counters with a left and a right that stings Weste.
Riku connects with a jab.
Weste misses with a low kick as Riku jumps back.
Riku comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Weste lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Jab, jab by Riku - just one landing.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Riku wants to clinch
and Weste counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Weste fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Riku has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Weste is looking to chop away at Riku's legs.
Weste throws a sloppy body shot
and Weste takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Weste throws a hook but Riku avoids it easily.
Riku punishes Weste's body with a nice straight punch.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Riku crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Weste - the referee stops the clock and Riku gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Weste. Riku manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Riku needs to keep his hands up - Weste had a free shot at his head there.
Weste misses with a hook
and Riku counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
A looping hook to the body misses from Riku. Weste does a little dance to reset his feet.
Weste scores with a head kick. Riku tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Weste just misses with a punch to the body.
Riku tries to move into range but Weste moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Weste moves out of range of the body kick from Riku.
Riku scores with a jab to the body.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Weste cracks Riku with a right hand to the side of the head.
Riku ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Weste moves away.
Riku pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Weste looks to score with a jab to the body but Riku is just out of range.
Riku quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Lazuran Riku dominated that round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Weste throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Riku throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Weste! But no joy.
Weste is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Riku.
Lazuran Riku seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Weste darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Weste lands a leg kick that knocks Riku off balance momentarily.
Weste lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Riku misses with a body kick.
Riku looking to land some kicks to the body here.
A head kick by Riku misses
and Weste counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Riku lands a nice looking body shot.
A leg kick checked by Weste.
Weste throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Weste looks to throw the jab but Riku is out of range.
Riku is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Weste.
Riku defending well as Weste loads up on a big left hand.
Riku takes a swing at Weste's ribcage but misses.
Riku throws a body kick that misses.
Riku moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku throws a half hearted mid kick.
Weste scores with a jab to the jaw.
Weste uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Riku.
Weste scores with a leg kick.
Weste throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Weste lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Weste moves out of range as Riku throws a body kick.
Weste avoids the head kick by Riku.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Riku.
A telegraphed right hand from Weste misses the target.
A good leg kick by Weste.
Nice shot lands for Riku.
Weste thows a left - swing and a miss!
A slapping leg kick lands for Weste.

Riku cracks Weste with a big right hand that sends him to the floor! Weste looks wobbly but he's sprung back up to his feet straight away… can Riku finish him?
Weste is still on wobbly legs! Can Riku finish him?
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Weste throws a leg kick but Riku moved away.
It looked like Riku was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Weste.
Riku on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Good work by Riku as he checks the leg kick.
Weste takes a swing at Riku's ribcage but misses.
Riku checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Riku was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Weste seems to have recovered his senses.
Riku throws a low kick but Weste avoids it.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Riku is looking to land body kicks.
Riku throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
The fight stays on the outside here - Riku looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Riku throws a front kick aimed at Weste's knee but Weste avoids it well.
Riku will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Riku lands with an uppercut that bounces Weste off the ropes and back into range.
Riku connects with a body shot that sends Weste's belly button to the back.
Weste takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Riku steps in with a hook that catches Weste right on the chin and knocks him to the floor! Riku follows him down with more strikes and that's all she wrote! Weste looks absolutely devastated.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:50 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Lazuran Riku!
A less than humble Lazuran Riku misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.
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A
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B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
85%

 

Event: BRFC 17     
Date:   Dec 26, 2015

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Jorry Benton and Lazuran Riku. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
21
168 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
175 cm
20
163 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Brawler
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Jorry Benton!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Taro Takaoka, Tatsuya Matsuyama and Yasuomi Hirokawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Benton throws a head kick that misses.
Riku is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Benton with a body shot.
Riku lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.

Benton closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Riku did well to prevent Benton getting side control.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
Riku wants to control but Benton is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Benton not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Benton lands a nice short elbow.
Riku has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Benton is working away from the top position though.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Benton throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Benton passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Riku!
Benton working Riku over with strikes here.
Riku tries to hold on but Benton pushes him away.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Benton trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Benton lands a heavy elbow.
Riku wants to hold on but Benton pushes him away.
Benton fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!
Benton raining down hammerfists from mount.
Benton landing shots from mount.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku tries to hold on but Benton postures up.
Riku is looking to get to half guard.
Riku wants to control but Benton is having none of it.
Riku sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.

Riku looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Riku is trying to maintain the position but Benton is very close to passing his half guard.
Benton wants to control but Riku is keeping him busy.

Riku looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Riku keeping control of the position.
Benton drops an elbow to the side of Riku's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Benton is working away from the top position though.
Benton drops an elbow to the side of Riku's head.
Riku 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.
Benton is controlling the pace.
Riku is looking to control Benton's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Riku avoid being mounted?
Benton trying to control the action but Riku is working from the bottom.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.
Riku is positioning himself well to prevent Benton advancing to mount.
Benton sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Riku defending well though.
Riku is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Benton throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Benton is thwarting Riku's attempts to control the position.
Riku is looking for a sweep. Benton is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice strikes from Benton there.
Riku is trying to control but can't.
Riku taking some punishment here, with Benton in his half guard.
Benton moves nicely into side control.
Benton lands an elbow.
Benton working away.
Benton scoring with punches and elbows.
You can see the frustration on Riku's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Riku is in a bad spot here and he knows it... just holding on for now.
Benton trying to control the action but Riku is working from the bottom.
We've been hearing good reports from Benton's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Riku struggling a bit here.
Benton in side control lands a decent elbow.
Benton is chipping away with strikes.
Riku can't do much from the bottom here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Benton working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Benton working away.
Benton working the ground and pound from side control.
Benton looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Riku is avoiding damage well.
Riku can't do much from the bottom here.
Benton scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Riku to see if he's OK.
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!
Benton trying to control the action but Riku is working from the bottom.
Benton postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Riku taking punishment in the form of punches.
Benton is looking to take a break and control but Riku is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
You can see the frustration on Riku's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Benton landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
Benton lands a nice forearm strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Benton shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Riku but Riku pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Benton throws a right and a left that both miss.
Riku scores with a hook to the body. Benton takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Benton throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Riku's waist but Riku gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Benton off to one side.

Benton shoots in and bounces Riku off the ropes to secure the takedown into guard.
Riku is trying to control the position but Benton postures up.
Benton in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Riku not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Benton throwing strikes from guard but Riku blocks nicely.
Benton trying to control but Riku is working from the bottom.
Riku is trying to keep Benton in close.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Benton.
Benton working some strikes from top position.

Riku has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Benton can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Benton with a nice head shot there.
Benton trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Benton connects with a couple of short punches.
Benton is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Riku can do to turn this around?
Benton pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Riku is keeping the position for now.
Riku lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Benton looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Riku wants to stand but Benton has a closed guard, so he can't escape.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Benton bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Riku's guard.

Benton makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Benton working some strikes from top position.
Benton looking to pass the guard.
Benton content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Benton with a flurry of punches that miss.
Riku looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Benton trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Benton throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Riku works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Riku keeping full guard, as Benton tries to pass.
Benton missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Benton is working Riku over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Benton's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Riku working a defensive guard here.
Benton postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Benton trying to control but Riku is working from the bottom.
Benton content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Riku trying to control the position.
Benton works over Riku with some ground and pound from guard.
Riku managing to control the position.
Benton distracts Riku with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Benton is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Benton wants to control from the top but Riku keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Benton scoring with some ground and pound.
Riku controls Benton momentarily but Benton frees himself.
Benton throws a big elbow that misses.
Jorry Benton overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Riku controlling Benton's posture.
Benton scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Benton pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Riku is keeping the position for now.
Riku wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Benton wants to pass the guard but Riku is keeping the position.
Benton postures up in Riku's guard and throws a big left but Riku blocks it.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Benton passes Riku's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Riku is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Benton scores with a couple of nice shots.
Benton slows the pace down in half guard.
Benton seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Riku does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Benton shoots in looking for a takedown. Riku tries to sprawl out of it but Benton keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the ropes. Riku manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Good shot there by Riku.
Riku stuffs the takedown.
Benton has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Riku finds it's way round the side to connect with Benton's head.

It looks like Jorry Benton has been cut.
Riku throws a jab when Benton was well out of range.
Riku scores with a shot to the body.
Benton fails with a takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jorry Benton. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Riku 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.
Riku lands with a good body shot.
Riku throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Riku throws a combination. Benton tries to block but a couple of punches get through.

Benton is rocked!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Benton shoots in and drives through. Riku sprawls well.
Oh Benton is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
No luck with that takedown attempt from Benton.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Benton shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Benton seems to have got his legs back now.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Riku wants to control but Benton is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Riku is refusing to be controlled, as Benton sits in half guard.
Benton perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Benton slips a nice elbow through Riku's hands, connecting with Riku's forehead.
Benton is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Riku won't allow Benton to pass to mount.
Benton drops an elbow to the side of Riku's head.
Riku is holding on to half guard well.
Riku is trying to maintain the position but Benton is very close to passing his half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Benton haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Nice strikes from Benton there.
Benton scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Benton slips a nice elbow through Riku's hands, connecting with Riku's forehead.
Riku wants to control but Benton is keeping busy.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Benton lands a nice short elbow.
Riku is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Benton's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Benton's back!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Benton tries to break free.
Benton prevents Riku from getting a body triangle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
I would not like to be Benton right now.
I really don't envy Benton right now.
Riku doesn't have the hooks in and Benton manages to turn into his guard.
Riku controls Benton momentarily but Benton frees himself.
Benton throws a big elbow that misses.
Benton postures up.
Benton makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Riku is trying to control the position but Benton postures up.
Benton landing some decent shots from guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Benton trying to control but Riku is working from the bottom.
Benton engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Benton chips away with some ground and pound.
Benton postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Riku keeping moving, preventing Benton from controlling successfully.

Riku escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Benton gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Benton trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Lazuran Riku has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Benton stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Riku swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Riku looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Benton scoring with punches to the head and body.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Lazuran Riku.
I think Benton has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Taro Takaoka scores the fight for Jorry Benton!
Judge Tatsuya Matsuyama scores the fight for Jorry Benton!
Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight for Jorry Benton!

Jorry Benton wins by unanimous decision!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
50%

 

Event: BFRC 14     
Date:   Nov 21, 2015

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Joe Dever and Lazuran Riku. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
20
163 lbs
3 - 2 - 0
175 cm
20
163 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Cardio machine
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Joe Dever!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Shimada, Shirou Masuda and Hirohito Nitta.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dever missing with a left hand there. Riku was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Riku scores with a decent looking hook.
Riku lands a lovely overhand right.
Dever tries to bum rush Riku with a series of wild strikes but Riku uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Riku looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Dever rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Riku counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Riku keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Riku is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
A left and a right from Dever both land. Nice combination.
Dever gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Dever throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Riku.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Riku scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Riku keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

Dever moves into range and clinches up with Riku.
Riku scores with a shoulder strike.

Dever is rocked!
Dever misses with a hook to the ribs.
Oh Dever is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku pushes Dever against the ropes. Riku is working some dirty boxing. Riku pushes off with a quick right hook! Dever goes down! Dever tries to stand but stumbles back to his kness! Riku moves in to finish and the ref steps in to prevent any more damage!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:09 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Lazuran Riku!
As Lazuran Riku got his breath back, he grabbed the microphone and managed to blurt out the following: (Bows), I just wanted to thank all my fans and people supporting me. Did this for you guys. Great fight joe, true challenge I'm coming for that title!'.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
75%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Oct 08, 2015

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lazuran Riku and Juarez Del Fuago. The crowd seem to be enjoying Del Fuago's choice of entrance music: Israel Kamakawino - E Ala E. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
19
163 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
165 cm
32
160 lbs
17 - 9 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent boxer
Very strong
BJJ Brown Belt
Counter fighter
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Lazuran Riku!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Juarez Del Fuago!
The judges for this bout are Darius Henderson, Skip Squint and Ron Honeybunn.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Del Fuago walks into a jab.
Riku scores with a nice head shot.
Riku misses with a body shot.
Riku thuds a left hand into Del Fuago's body.
Riku lands with an uppercut that bounces Del Fuago off the cage and back into range.
Riku fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Del Fuago manages to avoid it.
Del Fuago shoots in but no luck this time.
Riku throws a combination that misses

and Del Fuago decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Riku's guard.
Riku has control of Del Fuago's left arm, preventing Del Fuago from doing any damage.
Riku looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Del Fuago trying to control the position from guard on top but Riku is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Del Fuago looking to pass the guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Del Fuago throwing strikes but missing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Del Fuago wants to control from the top but Riku keeps moving.
Del Fuago pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Riku is keeping the position for now.

Del Fuago thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Riku is trying to control the position but Del Fuago postures up.
Riku tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Del Fuago trying to control but Riku is working from the bottom.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Del Fuago.
Riku swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Riku falls off balance throwing a combination

so Del Fuago counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.

Del Fuago thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.

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


Del Fuago had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Riku defends it easily.

Del Fuago is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku passes into half guard.

Del Fuago looking for submissions off his back.
Del Fuago moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Riku trying to stand up but can't free himself from Del Fuago's guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.

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

Riku avoids a guillotine attempt easily.

Del Fuago has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Riku can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Riku trying to stand up but can't free himself from Del Fuago's guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
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 Lazuran Riku will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Riku throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Del Fuago connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Riku's jab looks to have found its range, popping Del Fuago under the eye.
Riku scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Riku throws a predictable looking body shot
and Del Fuago counters with a stiff right hand.
Lazuran Riku seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Riku misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Del Fuago.
Riku misses with a jab to the body
and Del Fuago counters with a straight right hand.
Nice cross by Riku.
Del Fuago drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Riku scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
A jab lands there for Riku.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Riku looks to land a combination but Del Fuago avoids it well.
Riku is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Riku waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Del Fuago.
Del Fuago is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Riku swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Del Fuago.
Del Fuago looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Riku darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Riku connects with a crisp jab.
Lazuran Riku is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Del Fuago ducks right into an uppercut from Riku.
Riku scores with a crisp jab that stopped Del Fuago in his tracks.
Riku throws a jab but it's blocked by Del Fuago.
Riku misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Del Fuago.
Riku misses with an uppercut.
Jab, jab by Riku - just one landing.

Del Fuago moves into the clinch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Riku.
Riku lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Riku is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Del Fuago can do to turn this around?

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!
Del Fuago takes a shot to the head.

Riku breaks from the clinch.
Riku looks to land a combination but Del Fuago avoids it well.
Del Fuago shoots in for a takedown but Riku shows good takedown defense.
Riku tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Del Fuago was well out of range. Poor timing from Riku.
Del Fuago wants to counter the offense by Riku and move into the clinch position.
Del Fuago steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Riku.
Del Fuago tries to score a power double leg takedown but Riku sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Del Fuago somewhat.
Riku misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Del Fuago.

Riku gets caught flat footed, as Del Fuago shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.

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


Del Fuago working for a triangle but Riku defends it easily.

Del Fuago has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Riku can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.

Del Fuago is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Riku is aware though and is defending well.
Del Fuago keeping full guard, as Riku tries to pass.
Del Fuago trying to keep a closed guard but Riku is proving a slippery customer.
Riku's corner is telling him to maintain position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Del Fuago throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

Del Fuago is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Riku sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Del Fuago's guard.
Del Fuago is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Riku's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Riku's back!
Juarez Del Fuago has got the better of the ground game so far.
Riku is defending well here and trying to improve his position.

Del Fuago has his hand under the chin of his opponent looking for the choke. He's nearly got it! This one could be all over! But no, Riku has freed his hand and lives to survive another… well, another couple of seconds at least!
This has been an exciting period of action!
A lull in the action here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Lazuran Riku dominated that second round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Riku ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Del Fuago moves away.
Riku thows a left - swing and a miss!
Del Fuago tries to counter with a clinch but Riku shakes him off and moves away.
Riku swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Del Fuago with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Riku to score with a decent uppercut.
Riku lands with a nice body punch.
Del Fuago dodges the punch combination from Riku.
Del Fuago drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Riku defends it well.
Riku scores with a shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Del Fuago avoids the body shot from Riku.
Riku lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Riku smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku lands with a good body shot.
Riku lands a nice shot to the body.
Del Fuago walks into a straight right hand from Riku.
Some wild striking there from Riku.
Del Fuago ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Riku scores with a jab.
Riku misses the shot to the body.
Del Fuago throws out a counter right but Riku avoids it with no problem.
Riku throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Del Fuago throws out a counter right but Riku avoids it with no problem.
Riku looks to land a right hand but Del Fuago moved out of range.
Del Fuago slips under a jab from Riku.
Riku sets himself, and Del Fuago steps forward looking for the clinch! Riku avoids it this time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Del Fuago steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Riku.
Del Fuago wants to counter with a clinch but Riku pushes him away.
Riku throws a series of punches but Del Fuago avoids them all with ease.
Del Fuago looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Riku tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Del Fuago was well out of range. Poor timing from Riku.
Del Fuago with the counter takedown but Riku avoids it easily.
Del Fuago tries for a takedown but Riku sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Riku fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Del Fuago manages to avoid it.
Del Fuago tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Del Fuago fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Riku avoids it really well and circles away.
Del Fuago gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Riku.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Riku throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Del Fuago.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Del Fuago rushes Riku and presses him up against the cage.
Del Fuago is trying to push Riku away but Riku has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Riku tries a body shot but Del Fuago blocks it.
The referee calls for Riku to work.
Riku tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

Del Fuago manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.

Del Fuago working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Riku doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Riku manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Riku knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Del Fuago on the ground.

Del Fuago escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Riku gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku wants to control from the top but Del Fuago keeps moving.

Del Fuago is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Riku is aware though and is defending well.

Del Fuago throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Riku not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

Del Fuago had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Riku defends it easily.
Lazuran Riku is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Riku sitting in guard here, content to control.

And that's the end of the fight!
Lazuran Riku showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Riku, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Darius Henderson scores the fight 30:27
Judge Skip Squint scores the fight 30:28
Judge Ron Honeybunn scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Lazuran Riku!
S C
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G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
44%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Aug 17, 2015

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Juarez Del Fuago and Lazuran Riku. Del Fuago comes to the cage accompanied by Israel Kamakawino - E Ala E. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

165 cm
31
160 lbs
16 - 8 - 0
175 cm
19
163 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Counter fighter
Granite chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Juarez Del Fuago!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Winston Howard, Summer Carpenter and Topper Green.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riku ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Del Fuago moves away.
Del Fuago tries to counter with a takedown but Riku is quick to defend against it.
Riku lands a nice looking body shot.
Riku connects with the punch.
Riku scores with a decent looking hook.
Riku throws a nice looking combination but Del Fuago bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Riku fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Del Fuago manages to avoid it.
Riku just misses with a punch to the body.
Riku lands a nice hook to Del Fuago's body. Del Fuago takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Riku throws a body punch but Del Fuago moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku lands with an uppercut that bounces Del Fuago off the cage and back into range.
Lazuran Riku seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A cross from Riku lands.
Del Fuago ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A quick step to the side and Del Fuago tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
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!
Del Fuago takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Del Fuago takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Riku fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Del Fuago on the side of the head.
Riku has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Riku throws a predictable looking body shot
and Del Fuago counters with a nice uppercut.
Riku looks to score with a jab to the body but Del Fuago is just out of range.
Nice cross by Riku.
The fighters circling - Riku throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Riku scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Sloppy strikes from Riku. Those never looked like landing.
Del Fuago doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Riku connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Riku swings widly with a right hand

and Del Fuago counters with a single leg into guard. Riku didn't expect that.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Del Fuago stopping the sweep attempt from Riku.
Del Fuago passes into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku is looking to escape.

Del Fuago is trying to work for a kimura but Riku is defending well.

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

Del Fuago wants to work for an arm triangle but Riku is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Riku really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Del Fuago. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Del Fuago wants to control but Riku is keeping him busy.
Riku gets back to full guard.
Del Fuago tries to free his leg and advance position but Riku is retaining full guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Del Fuago thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Riku is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Del Fuago is controlling him.
We've been informed that Riku has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.
Del Fuago pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Riku is keeping the position for now.
Del Fuago stops Riku from standing up.
Del Fuago stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Riku swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Del Fuago trying to control the position from guard on top but Riku is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Del Fuago thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Del Fuago wants to pass the guard but Riku is keeping the position.
Del Fuago forces his way into half guard.

Del Fuago is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.

Del Fuago seems to be working for a kimura but Riku defends the submission attempt.

Del Fuago is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.

Del Fuago is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Riku doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Del Fuago.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Del Fuago avoids the body shot from Riku.
Del Fuago appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Riku has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Del Fuago slips a jab and a cross from Riku.
Del Fuago changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Sloppy strikes from Riku. Those never looked like landing.
Del Fuago attempts a counter takedown but Riku avoids it well and moves away.
Riku throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Riku connects with a body shot that sends Del Fuago's belly button to the back.
Riku swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Del Fuago tries to counter with a takedown but Riku is quick to defend against it.
Del Fuago fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Del Fuago ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Riku ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Del Fuago moves away.
Del Fuago tries to counter by clinching up but Riku breaks away and moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riku scores with a hook to the body. Del Fuago takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Riku throws a series of punches but Del Fuago moves out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Del Fuago on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Del Fuago's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Riku connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Del Fuago scrambles back to his feet.
Riku paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku cracks Del Fuago with a right hand to the side of the head.
Riku lands an overhand right.
Del Fuago takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Riku throws a jab but it's blocked by Del Fuago.
Del Fuago takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Del Fuago avoids the body shot from Riku.
Riku lands with a shot to the body.
Riku connects with the punch.
Riku lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Del Fuago misses with an uppercut. Riku saw that one coming.
Riku misses with a looping left.
Del Fuago attempts a counter takedown but Riku avoids it well and moves away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Riku swings for the body but Del Fuago moves out of range.
Riku throws a lazy uppercut
and Del Fuago counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Riku lands a body shot.
Riku throws a big shot that misses.
Riku takes a swing at Del Fuago's ribcage but misses.
Del Fuago feinted with a counter takedown.
Del Fuago slips a straight right by Riku.
Riku stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Riku wants it to stay on the feet.
Riku let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Riku loads up on a big right hand but Del Fuago slips the punch.
Del Fuago is looking for a counter combo.
Del Fuago moves forwards but Riku connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Del Fuago uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Riku.
Riku throws a body punch but Del Fuago moves out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Del Fuago misses the target.
Good standup being displayed there by Riku as he connects with a hook.
Lazuran Riku is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riku throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Del Fuago stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Riku scores with a jab.
Riku scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Del Fuago shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Riku as he jumps to the side.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Juarez Del Fuago. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Riku throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Riku looks to land a combination but Del Fuago avoids it well.
An attempted straight right counter from Del Fuago misses the target.
Lazuran Riku seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Del Fuago tries for a takedown but Riku circles away easily
enabling Riku to counter with a crisp jab.
A jab from Riku does it's job there.
Decent striking displayed by Riku there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riku misses with a body punch

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

Riku has his feet on Del Fuago's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Riku misses with a shot to the body
and Del Fuago counters with a stiff right hand.
A right-left combo lands from Riku.
Del Fuago will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Riku ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Del Fuago moves away.
Riku misses with a combination

and Del Fuago moves into the clinch.
Del Fuago is trying to pull guard but Riku turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Riku goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Del Fuago breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Lazuran Riku showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Del Fuago avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Del Fuago throwing a counter right hand but Riku manages to avoid it.
A jab from Riku finds it's way through Del Fuago's defenses.
Del Fuago's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Riku connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Del Fuago scrambles back to his feet.
Riku misses with a straight right.
Riku punishes Del Fuago's body with a nice straight punch.
Riku throws a right and a left that both miss.
Del Fuago is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Riku.
Riku misses with a few strikes there.
Riku lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Del Fuago takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Del Fuago has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Del Fuago looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Riku loads up on a big right hand but Del Fuago slips the punch.
Del Fuago ducks under a wild hook from Riku.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riku waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Del Fuago.
It looked like Del Fuago was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Riku.
Riku misses the jab.
Riku pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
An attempted straight right counter from Del Fuago misses the target.
Del Fuago uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Riku.
Riku jabs at Del Fuago's body.
Riku throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Del Fuago counter with a right hand.
Del Fuago avoids a punch combination nicely.
Del Fuago bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Riku misses with a wild body shot.
A little feinted left hand from Del Fuago on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Riku misses with a wild body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Del Fuago fails to land the takedown.
Riku misses with a wild body shot.
Del Fuago takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Riku misses with a hook to the body
and Del Fuago counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Riku connects with a body shot that sends Del Fuago's belly button to the back.
Riku throws a big shot that misses.

Del Fuago looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Riku!
Riku bucks up and tries to throw Del Fuago off but instead Del Fuago has got his back!
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!

Del Fuago is persistently looking for the submission but Riku is defending it well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Del Fuago somehow managing to miss with a strike from the back.

Del Fuago looking for the choke from the back.

Riku won't enjoy being in this position. Del Fuago looking for the choke. Oh... he's slipped the arm under the neck - Riku is tapping - it's over boys! Del Fuago picks up the submission victory!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:40 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Juarez Del Fuago!
A relieved looking Juarez Del Fuago thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
S C
A
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B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
75%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Jul 02, 2015

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Modesto Price and Lazuran Riku. Lazuran Riku will no doubt be trying to keep this one on the feet, where he has a distinct advantage.

215 cm
19
161 lbs
2 - 2 - 0
175 cm
18
163 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter fighter
Cuts easily
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Modesto Price!
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 Sydney, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Darius Henderson, Topper Green and John Mangel.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riku works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Riku looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.

Price gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Price has a couple of punches blocked by Riku.
Price is trying to drag Riku to the mat but Riku just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Price lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Price working hard to break the clinch.
Riku keeps control of Price as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Price really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.

Price escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A shot to the liver by Riku. Beautiful body shot.
Price on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.

Price moves into the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Price.

Price has managed to pull guard. Let's see whether he can work an aggressive guard. It will also be interesting to see what tactics Riku uses from the top position.

Price scrambles and gets back to his feet.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Riku lands a slapping body shot.
Riku comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Riku scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Price is breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Price on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.

Price is rocked!

It looks like Modesto Price has been cut.
Riku ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Oh Price is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Riku scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Price circles to his right, straight into a beautiful hook by Riku. Price falls face first into the canvas - great knockout victory for Riku!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:15 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Lazuran Riku!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
83%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Jun 08, 2015

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Shelby Key and Lazuran Riku. We have two fighters making their debuts here, so let's see who comes out of this one with their first professional victory.

206 cm
18
161 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
175 cm
18
163 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter fighter
Cuts easily
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Shelby Key!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Lazuran Riku!
The judges for this bout are Bruno Hogan, Chris Dean and Francis DeMontford.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riku is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Riku lands with a shot to the body.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Key is defended easily by Riku.
Key shoots in and drives through. Riku sprawls well.
Key fails with the takedown
and Riku counters with a lovely straight right hand!
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Shelby Key. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Key on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.

Key rushes Riku and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Riku.
Riku blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Riku lands a body shot.
Riku lands a hook that snaps the head of Key backwards.

Key is rocked!
Riku creates a bit of space for himself and rocks Key with a big uppercut! Key tries to clinch up but Riku pushes him back against the cage and lands another monster strike that crumples Key to the mat! Key covers up and Riku unloads with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Lazuran Riku!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
74%

 

 
 
 
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