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Event: CEC 684     
Date:   Nov 23, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Vika Partio (ranked 270 p4p, 36 weight class) and Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 536 p4p, 66 weight class). Partio comes to the cage accompanied by Boom!. Yeboah comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Lionel Richie - All Night Long kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Vika Partio has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

171 cm
32
145 lbs
17 - 5 - 1
172 cm
36
147 lbs
31 - 26 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Vika Partio!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 26 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Partio scores with a jab to the head.
Vika Partio seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Partio throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yeboah pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Partio misses with the combination.

Yeboah dives in and scores a takedown into Partio's guard.
Yeboah trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Yeboah stays in close to Partio's body and controls the position.
Yeboah wants to pass the guard but Partio is keeping the position.
Partio is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Yeboah pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Partio is keeping the position for now.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah wants to control from the top but Partio keeps moving.
Partio wants to stand up but Yeboah is controlling him.
Yeboah pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Partio is keeping the position for now.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah is pushing down on Partio's leg trying to pass to half guard. Partio is fighting to maintain full guard but Yeboah has managed to sneak the leg through.
Yeboah is keen to just control but Partio is a slippery customer.

Yeboah 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.
Yeboah stops Partio from getting back to his feet.

Yeboah is looking for a kimura but Partio is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Yeboah to get the leverage.

Yeboah is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Partio defends it well.
Yeboah slows the pace down in half guard.
Yeboah prevents Partio from standing back up.
Partio is in a tricky position. We've heard reports from his gym mates at Gangsterdamage that he's been drilling escapes, so let's see if he can get back to his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Yeboah wants to lay and pray for a moment but Partio keeps working.
Partio is trying to stand.
Partio is staying active underneath Yeboah, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

Yeboah is trying to work for a kimura but Partio is defending well.

Partio kicks Yeboah off and gets back to his feet.
Good standup being displayed there by Partio as he connects with a hook.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Yeboah.
A big left from Yeboah misses.
Partio throws a jab when Yeboah was well out of range.
Yeboah pushes Partio away with a front kick.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Partio crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Yeboah - the referee stops the clock and Partio gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Yeboah. Partio manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
A jab from Yeboah misses.
Partio tries a head kick but it misses.
A big right from Partio misses.
The fighters circling - Yeboah throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a body kick that misses.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Yeboah. Partio shrugs it off though.
Partio throws a hook but Yeboah blocks it.
Yeboah tries to land a front kick but Partio steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Partio tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yeboah was well out of range. Poor timing from Partio.
Nice jab there from Yeboah.
Partio lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Partio fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Yeboah has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Yeboah staying out of range there.
Partio has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Yeboah.
Partio will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Partio works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Yeboah throws a head kick that Partio semi-blocks.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Partio lands a jab to the head.
Partio throws a shot from downtown. Yeboah moves away and avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Partio connects with a good right hand that stumbles Yeboah. Yeboah circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Vika Partio is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Partio throws a looping overhand right but Yeboah ducks down to avoid it.
Yeboah drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Partio defends it well.
Yeboah tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Partio paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Partio swings widly with a right hand
and Yeboah counters with a left to the body.
Partio thuds a left hand into Yeboah's body.
Partio moves forwards but Yeboah connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Yeboah throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Partio throws a jab when Yeboah was well out of range.
Yeboah wants to clinch up but Partio keeps it at a distance.
Yeboah ducks under a wild hook from Partio.
Yeboah moves into range and connects with a jab.
Partio misses with a double jab.
Partio misses with an uppercut. Yeboah saw that one coming.
Yeboah throws a jab but it's blocked by Partio.
A thudding body kick lands there by Yeboah!
Partio fails to land with a series of punches.
Yeboah thows a left - swing and a miss!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yeboah lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Yeboah throws a head kick but Partio moves out of range.
Yeboah 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.
Partio scores with a body shot.
Yeboah turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Yeboah missing with a left hand there. Partio was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Yeboah tries to score with a low kick but Partio moves his leg out of the way.
Partio scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Yeboah doesn't seem bothered though.
Yeboah throws a leg kick which misses Partio's front leg but catches the back leg as Partio tries to avoid it.
Partio looks to land a left hand but Yeboah moved out of range nicely.
Yeboah tries to land a front kick but Partio steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Yeboah takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Partio lands a leg kick that knocks Yeboah off balance momentarily.
Yeboah fails with a takedown attempt.
Yeboah with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Partio to score with a decent uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah throws out a loose jab but Partio uses good head movement to avoid it.
Partio throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Yeboah throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Yeboah has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Partio jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Yeboah moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Partio throws a low kick but Yeboah moves out of range easily.
Yeboah tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Yeboah tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Yeboah staying out of range there.
A swing and a miss from Partio.
Partio 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.
Partio takes one to the side of the head.
Yeboah takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Partio closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
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!
Partio throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah looks to score with a jab to the body but Partio is just out of range.
Yeboah shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Partio misses with a two punch combination.
Yeboah is looking to land body kicks.
Partio sizes up Yeboah with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Yeboah comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Partio lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Yeboah uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Partio.
Yeboah uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Partio.
Yeboah cracks Partio with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Jab by Partio.
Partio tests Yeboah's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Yeboah explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Partio scores with a body shot.
Nice straight punches there by Partio. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Partio.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Partio throws a body shot but no joy.
Partio throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Partio blocks the body kick.
Partio is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Partio connects with an inside leg kick.
Nice uppercut there from Partio.
Partio takes a swing at Yeboah's ribcage but misses.
Yeboah misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Partio swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Partio misses with a looping left.
Partio throws a body shot but no joy.
Yeboah paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Partio swings away with a body shot that misses
and Yeboah counters with an inside leg kick.
Partio throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yeboah connects with a looping right hand.
Yeboah goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Yeboah tries to clinch but Partio moves out of range.
Partio swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Partio jabs at Yeboah's body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Partio scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Partio scores with a shot to the body.
Partio lands with a nice body punch.
Partio blocks a jab.
Partio throws a hook but Yeboah blocks it.
Yeboah misses with an uppercut
and Partio cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Yeboah moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Partio as he avoids it easily.
Partio misses with a straight left.
Partio throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Yeboah! But no joy.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Partio uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Yeboah.
Yeboah looks to land a body kick but Partio moved away.
Yeboah lands a jab to Partio's midsection.
Yeboah throws a body shot but no joy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Vika Partio dominated that second 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. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Partio scores with a hook.
Partio pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Yeboah let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Yeboah tries to land a front kick but Partio steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Yeboah misses with a looping left.
No joy there for Partio, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Yeboah throws a nice inside leg kick.

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

Partio pushes Yeboah off and gets back to his feet.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Partio scores with a leg kick.
Yeboah takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Partio throws a sloppy body shot
and Yeboah counters with a low kick, right behind Partio 's knee.
Partio fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
A little jabbing left from Yeboah on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Yeboah dips to his left and cracks Partio with an uppercut!
Partio looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Partio works Yeboah's body with a nice hook.
Partio steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Yeboah.
Nice cross by Yeboah.
Partio lands a right hook to the body.
Yeboah is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Yeboah shoots in and drives through. Partio sprawls well.
Partio swings widly with a right hand

and Yeboah decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Partio's guard.
Partio is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.

Yeboah drops back looking for a leg! Partio is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Partio manages to kick Yeboah off! Yeboah jumps back into Partio's guard.
Yeboah pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Partio is keeping the position for now.
Yeboah advances position into side control!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Partio wants to get back to his feet.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Sambulo Yeboah has got the better of the ground game so far.

Yeboah tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Yeboah has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Yeboah wants to control but Partio is keeping him busy.

Yeboah looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Partio pushes Yeboah away and creates a bit of space to escape. He's almost out here... but no, Yeboah gets a good hold of his legs and remains firmly in side control.

Yeboah is trying to get an arm triangle but Partio is defending well.
Partio wants to get back to his feet but Yeboah drags him back down.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Yeboah tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Partio is putting a lot of effort into getting back to his feet here.
Yeboah wants to lay and pray for a moment but Partio keeps working.
Partio is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Yeboah is controlling him well.

Yeboah is trying to get an arm triangle but Partio is defending well.

Yeboah is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Partio knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Yeboah is looking to take a break and control but Partio is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.

Yeboah thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Partio wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!
Partio is looking to get back to his feet here but Yeboah is keeping cool and he's managed to take Partio's back.
Partio trying to get back to his feet but Yeboah is in full control for now.
Yeboah is looking to control Partio but Partio is wriggling around and keeping busy.
Partio is trying to get back to his feet but Yeboah has full control of the position and if anything, Partio has just worked his way into a worse spot.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Sambulo Yeboah.
I think Yeboah 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 29:28
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:29
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Sambulo Yeboah!

A very excited looking Sambulo Yeboah made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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A | B
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FIGHT
RATING
63%

 

Event: CEC Halloween 2     
Date:   Oct 31, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Liquid Gold (ranked 227 p4p, 31 weight class) and Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 368 p4p, 45 weight class). Yeboah has chosen Lionel Richie - All Night Long as his entrance music. Sambulo Yeboah has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

179 cm
41
150 lbs
34 - 25 - 2
172 cm
36
147 lbs
31 - 25 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Condemned

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 34 wins, 25 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Liquid Gold!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 25 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Steven Brown and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gold throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Yeboah sees it coming and avoids it easily.
We've been told by Gold's head coaches at Gorilla Warfare that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Yeboah lands a lovely overhand right.
Yeboah blocks a jab.
A countering left hand to the body from Yeboah misses.
Yeboah throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Gold staying out of range there.
Gold misses with a straight right.
Gold misses with a low kick as Yeboah jumps back.
Gold stuffs the takedown.
A little feinted left hand from Gold on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A chopping leg kick lands by Yeboah.
Gold takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Yeboah looks for the body kick but Gold saw that one coming.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A punch lands to the side of Gold 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Gold throws an overhand right that lands on Yeboah's shoulder, as Yeboah tries to avoid the shot.
Gold missing with a left hand there. Yeboah was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Sambulo Yeboah seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gold connects with a solid leg kick.
Yeboah uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gold.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Yeboah throws a jab when Gold was well out of range.
Gold takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Gold chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Yeboah can pounce on him.
Yeboah tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Gold defends well and Yeboah ends up having to push Gold into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Liquid Gold has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sambulo Yeboah.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Gold, as that shot connected.
Yeboah lands with a good body shot.
Gold throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Gold thows a left - swing and a miss!
Yeboah lunges at Gold with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Gold's hand.
Gold misses the jab.
Yeboah staying out of range there.
Nice shot lands for Yeboah.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yeboah slips a jab from Gold.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gold connects with a good right hand that stumbles Yeboah. Yeboah circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Gold avoids the body shot from Yeboah.
Gold jabs Yeboah right on the nose. Yeboah blinks but takes it well.
Yeboah connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Gold momentarily.
Yeboah scores with a hook.
Gold misses with a looping left.
A telegraphed right hand from Gold misses the target.
Yeboah wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Yeboah steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gold.
A cross from Yeboah lands.
Yeboah darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Yeboah slips under a jab from Gold.
Gold throws a right hand that misses
letting Yeboah counter with a right hand.
Yeboah connects with a right hand. Gold shakes it off.

Gold is rocked!
Yeboah steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gold.
Oh Gold is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah lands with a shot to the body.
Gold seems to have got his legs back now.
Nice sprawl there from Gold as Yeboah shoots in.
Yeboah wants to clinch.
Yeboah misses with a hook to the body
enabling Gold to counter with a crisp jab.
Yeboah rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Gold counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Gold lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
A bone on bone clash there as Yeboah blocks the leg kick.
Nice shot lands for Gold.
Yeboah throws a hook to the side of Gold's head but Gold sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Yeboah ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gold moves away.
Yeboah throws a sloppy head kick and Gold moves out of range easily.
Gold throws a big counter combination but Yeboah scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gold throws a right and a left that Yeboah avoids nicely.
Yeboah moves to clinch but Gold breaks away
and Gold connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yeboah moves in looking to clinch but Gold pushes him off.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Yeboah misses with a punch on the inside.
Gold has a couple of punches blocked by Yeboah.
Yeboah can't find room to land a body shot as Gold controls the action.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gold creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Yeboah lands with a left to the head.
Yeboah has a couple of punches blocked by Gold.
Gold blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short right from Gold on the inside.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yeboah lands a nice uppercut.
Gold prevents Yeboah from breaking the clinch.
Gold lands a hook to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gold scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Gold ducks under a wild hook from Yeboah.
Yeboah will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Gold moves out of range of the strikes.
Gold uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Yeboah.
Gold fires out a quick counter leg kick but Yeboah just manages to avoid it.
Gold misses with a straight right.
Yeboah throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Yeboah misses with a hook
and Gold connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

Yeboah is rocked!
BOOM! Gold lands a beautiful left hook that drops Yeboah. Yeboah tries to recover but Gold is having none of it, landing more punishing shots from mount. One final crushing shot and Yeboah lies motionless on the canvas. The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:39 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Liquid Gold!
Our winner, Liquid Gold, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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FIGHT
RATING
61%

 

Event: CEC 678.51     
Date:   Oct 07, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 217 p4p, 28 weight class) and DeShawn Jackson (ranked 378 p4p, 49 weight class). Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Jackson has chosen Green Card as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

172 cm
36
147 lbs
31 - 24 - 0
172 cm
34
147 lbs
24 - 16 - 3
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 24 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 16 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, DeShawn Jackson!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Andrew Berry and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yeboah connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Jackson 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.

Yeboah rushes Jackson and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Yeboah misses with a punch on the inside.
Yeboah blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Yeboah scores with a shoulder strike.
Yeboah is leaning against Jackson and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Jackson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Yeboah scores with a hook to the body.
Jackson throws a punch but it's blocked by Yeboah.

Yeboah manages to pull guard.
Jackson working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

Yeboah is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Jackson is aware though and is defending well.
Yeboah has his hands on Jackson's head, controlling the position.

Yeboah is looking for a triangle but Jackson pushes his legs off easily.
Jackson postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Jackson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Yeboah is keeping the position for now.
Yeboah utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jackson throws a big right hand that misses.
We've been hearing good reports from Yeboah'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.
Jackson won't allow Yeboah to sweep him here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Yeboah keeping full guard, as Jackson tries to pass.
Jackson trying to control but Yeboah is working from the bottom.
Yeboah is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Yeboah is on top in guard.


Yeboah looking to improve position, pressing down on Jackson's thigh with his hand. Jackson seems to be working to lock up a guilotine though... is Yeboah paying attention? Apparently not! He's locked it up tight! Yeboah's face has turned purple! Will he tap? Will he! YES! He's tapped! Jackson picked his opening and made it count! Great finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:50 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). DeShawn Jackson!
DeShawn Jackson 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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Event: CEC 675     
Date:   Sep 15, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 374 p4p, 46 weight class) and Raphaele Heisenberg (ranked 310 p4p, 38 weight class). Yeboah kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Heisenberg is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by For Heavy Metal we will die!. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

172 cm
36
147 lbs
30 - 24 - 0
161 cm
36
148 lbs
23 - 8 - 4
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 24 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 8 losses and 4 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Raphaele Heisenberg!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Don Winkell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Heisenberg connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Heisenberg has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Heisenberg has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Heisenberg there as he acknowledges the shot.
Heisenberg ducks under a wild hook from Yeboah.
Heisenberg lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
A nice leg kick lands there from Yeboah.
Heisenberg takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Yeboah tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Yeboah steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Heisenberg.
Heisenberg loads up on a big right hand but Yeboah slips the punch.
Heisenberg throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Yeboah sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Heisenberg looks to throw the jab but Yeboah is out of range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
That kick from Yeboah tenderised Heisenberg's leg. Heisenberg is trying to keep his angry face on.
Yeboah connects with a nice looking jab.
Raphaele Heisenberg seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Heisenberg swings for the body but Yeboah moves out of range.
Heisenberg pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Heisenberg throws a right hand that misses
and Yeboah counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Heisenberg throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Yeboah counters with a slapping leg kick.
Heisenberg throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Yeboah counters with a stiff right hand.
Heisenberg swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Yeboah swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Yeboah takes one on the chin but seems OK.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Heisenberg throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Yeboah throws a body shot but no joy.
Heisenberg looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Heisenberg takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Yeboah scores with a sloppy right hand. Heisenberg should have avoided that one.
Yeboah showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Heisenberg.
Yeboah quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Yeboah fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Heisenberg has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Yeboah ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Yeboah misses with a body shot.
Heisenberg lands a nice shot to the body.
Yeboah uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Heisenberg.

Yeboah changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Heisenberg looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Yeboah will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
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!
Yeboah passes to full mount! That's big trouble for Heisenberg!

Yeboah has control of Heisenberg's right arm, working for a kimura. It's a bit of a token attempt though and Heisenberg regains control of the situation pretty easily.
Yeboah avoids the attempt from Heisenberg to control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah fails to move to back control.
Heisenberg is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Heisenberg is wriggling around trying to escape.
Yeboah wants to take Heisenberg's back here but Heisenberg is holding on to an arm, himself looking to escape.
Heisenberg bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Heisenberg trying to control but Yeboah is working from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah pulls Heisenberg in close to prevent any damage.
Yeboah utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

Yeboah looking for subs off his back but Heisenberg has passed one foot through into half guard.
Yeboah wants to get back to full guard.
Heisenberg seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Yeboah does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Yeboah has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Heisenberg is working away from the top position though.
Yeboah is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Heisenberg's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Heisenberg's back!

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Yeboah is looking for the choke from the back position but Heisenberg is controlling his hands well.
Heisenberg is really stuck here.
Heisenberg trying to control the hands but Yeboah breaks the grip.

Yeboah is working for the choke. I would put my money on him to finish from this position. He's rolled onto his back and has dragged Heisenberg with him. Heisenberg is trying to defend but Yeboah has an arm under the chin now! Heisenberg grimaces and is forced to tap out!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:36 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Sambulo Yeboah!
Sambulo Yeboah thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: CEC 672     
Date:   Aug 25, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Junior Vilson (ranked 147 p4p, 20 weight class) and Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 222 p4p, 26 weight class). Vilson comes to the cage accompanied by Haiti Voodoo Music. Yeboah has chosen Lionel Richie - All Night Long as his entrance music. Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

182 cm
32
146 lbs
23 - 4 - 3
172 cm
35
147 lbs
30 - 23 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 4 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Junior Vilson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 23 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Donk. Vilson catches Yeboah right on the button with a cross.
A low kick from Yeboah misses
and Yeboah takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Yeboah has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Yeboah throws a right hand that misses
and Vilson counters with a nice uppercut.
Yeboah throws a wild body kick that Vilson sees coming a mile off.
Yeboah defending well as Vilson loads up on a big left hand.
Vilson has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Yeboah.
Vilson blocks the body kick.
A little feinted left hand from Vilson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Yeboah throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Yeboah slips under a jab from Vilson.
Vilson really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Yeboah walks into a jab.
Yeboah buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Yeboah takes one to the chin there.
Yeboah throws a poor cross that misses
and Vilson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yeboah gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Vilson.
Yeboah gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Vilson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Yeboah explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Vilson has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Yeboah finds it's way round the side to connect with Vilson's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a right hand that misses
and Vilson counters with a stiff right hand.
Yeboah tries a head kick but it misses.
Yeboah swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Vilson is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
A slow jab from Vilson misses its intended target.
Yeboah throws a push kick but Vilson slaps the foot to one side.
Vilson swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Vilson is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Vilson missing with a left hand there. Yeboah was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

Yeboah shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Vilson is trying to defend but Yeboah finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Still in half guard, Yeboah seems content to control.
Vilson's coaches at Blake Phoenix's Champion Factory have been working on his defensive grappling in preparation for this fight so let's see if he can get out of this tricky position.

Yeboah seems to be looking for submissions.
Vilson keeps control of the position for the meantime.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard.
Vilson keeping moving, preventing Yeboah from controlling successfully.
Yeboah pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Vilson is keeping the position for now.
Yeboah trying to control but Vilson is working from the bottom.
Vilson is trying to keep Yeboah in close.
Yeboah wants to pass the guard but Vilson is keeping the position.

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

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
A jab from Vilson misses.
Vilson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
It looked like Vilson was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Yeboah avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Yeboah slips a straight right by Vilson.
A little jabbing left from Yeboah on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Yeboah moves to clinch but Vilson breaks away
and Vilson counters with a stiff right hand.
Vilson lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Vilson avoids a kick to the body.
As Yeboah backs away, Vilson returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Yeboah shoots in looking for a takedown. Vilson tries to sprawl out of it but Yeboah keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Vilson manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
It looked like Vilson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah misses with a kick to the body
and Vilson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Yeboah throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Yeboah gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Vilson counters with a nice kick to the body.
Vilson wants to land a leg kick but Yeboah is out of range.
Vilson scores with a leg kick.
Vilson is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Vilson blocks a head kick by Yeboah.
Vilson throws a leg kick that is checked
and Yeboah counters with a left and a right that stings Vilson.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yeboah misses with an uppercut
and Vilson counters with a straight right hand.
Vilson is looking to score with low kicks.
Yeboah pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Vilson throwing a counter right hand but Yeboah manages to avoid it.
Vilson swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Yeboah counters with a left to the body.
Vilson tries a head kick but it misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Junior Vilson dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Yeboah shoots for a double leg takedown but Vilson sprawls well. He's pushed Yeboah's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Sambulo Yeboah seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yeboah cracks the inside of Vilson's front leg.
Vilson closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Vilson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
The crowd cheers as Yeboah lands an impressive looking overhand right. Vilson doesn't seem phased though.
Yeboah throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Yeboah misses with a left hand
and Vilson counters with a straight right hand.
Vilson moves out of range as Yeboah throws a body kick.
Vilson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Vilson works Yeboah's body with a nice hook.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Vilson but Vilson pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Yeboah throws a jab when Vilson was well out of range.
Vilson avoids a kick to the body.

Yeboah fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Vilson sprawls well initially but Yeboah persists and gets the takedown into half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah is trying to control. Vilson wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.

Yeboah 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.
Vilson is staying active underneath Yeboah, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

Yeboah is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Yeboah is stalling here. Vilson is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Yeboah seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Vilson has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.
Vilson is looking to take a break and control but Yeboah is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
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.
Yeboah tries to buck Vilson off but Vilson is having none of it.
Yeboah is trying to control Vilson's posture but Vilson avoids it.
Yeboah tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Vilson wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Yeboah trying to control but Vilson flips him over like a cheap hooker and has his back!
Vilson has good solid back control here.
Yeboah is in bad spot here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah just trying to survive but Vilson is wriggling into a better position, looking to finish.
Yeboah tries to escape the position - he's now mounted. Is that better or worse? Hard to tell!
Yeboah is looking to get to half guard.
Vilson avoids the attempt from Yeboah to control.

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.
Yeboah tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Yeboah is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Yeboah regains half guard.
Yeboah wants to improve his position but Vilson is controlling well.
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 second round but I would say that Junior Vilson will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Vilson throws a big shot that misses.
Vilson swings widly with a right hand
and Yeboah counters with an inside leg kick.
Vilson throws out a powerful jab.
Yeboah fails with a takedown attempt.
Vilson lands a head kick. Yeboah smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Junior Vilson is winning the standup battle so far.
Vilson misses with a hook
and Yeboah cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vilson throws an off balance right hand
and Yeboah counters with a nice kick to the body.
Yeboah throws a wild body kick that Vilson sees coming a mile off.
Yeboah displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Vilson throws out the jab.
Yeboah misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Vilson.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vilson throws a leg kick but Yeboah sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Yeboah avoids the body shot from Vilson.
Vilson misses the shot to the body.
Yeboah follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Yeboah swings and misses with a shot to the body
letting Vilson counter with a right hand.
Vilson throws a looping overhand right but Yeboah ducks down to avoid it.
Vilson misses with a straight left.
Vilson moves out of range of the strikes.
Yeboah fails in his attempt to clinch.
Nice uppercut there from Vilson.
Vilson feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Yeboahs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Vilson throws a body shot but no joy.
Vilson backing away here, and Yeboah unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
A shot to the body from Vilson misses
and Yeboah counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Vilson thinking.
Vilson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Yeboah sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Vilson throws a jab when Yeboah was well out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah misses with a body shot.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Vilson.
Vilson throws a nice outside leg kick.
A jab from Yeboah misses.
Vilson catches Yeboah with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Junior Vilson is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yeboah connects with a jab.
Yeboah slips a straight right by Vilson.
Vilson misses the shot to the body.
Yeboah changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Yeboah fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Vilson checks it well.
Vilson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yeboah manages to avoid it.
Vilson misses the shot to the body.
Yeboah looks to throw a body kick
and Vilson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Yeboah misses the body punch
and Vilson counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Yeboah thinking.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah drops his hands momentarily and Vilson takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Vilson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yeboah moves away.
Vilson scores with a jab.
Vilson lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Yeboah thows a left - swing and a miss!
Yeboah throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
An attempted straight right counter from Vilson misses the target.
Vilson moves out of range of the body kick.
Sambulo Yeboah has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Vilson throws an off balance right hand

and Yeboah counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Vilson!
Yeboah remains in side control and seems content to stay there. It's a versatile position from which he can work both strikes and submissions, whilst maintaining that control, so maybe he'll sit here for a while.
Yeboah working the strikes but Vilson uses the opportunity to regain half guard.
Yeboah trying to control the action but Vilson is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard.
Vilson pulls Yeboah in close to prevent any damage.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Yeboah wants to pass the guard but Vilson is keeping the position.
Vilson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Yeboah can do to turn this around?
Yeboah being controlled here momentarily.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Yeboah trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Vilson manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!


And that's the end of the fight!
Junior Vilson showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Vilson 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 30:27
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 30:27
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Junior Vilson!

A relieved looking Junior Vilson thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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Event: Pride FC 38     
Date:   Aug 03, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Kevin Hart (ranked 368 p4p, 42 weight class) and Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 347 p4p, 40 weight class). Yeboah is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

178 cm
34
155 lbs
24 - 15 - 0
172 cm
35
147 lbs
29 - 23 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Kevin Hart!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 23 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fray, Jeff Smith and Paul Gruel.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hart throws a hook but Yeboah blocks it.
Yeboah throws the kick towards the body but Hart avoids it.
Hart lets loose with a powerful body kick. Yeboah will feel that in the morning.
Yeboah lands a nice looking kick to the body. Hart takes a step back to recover.
Yeboah needs to keep his hands up - Hart had a free shot at his head there.
Yeboah fails in his attempt to clinch.
Yeboah throws the left hand but Hart avoids the punch easily.
Hart lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Yeboah circles away quickly and effectively.
Hart throws a wild body kick that Yeboah sees coming a mile off.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Yeboah throws a leg kick but Hart sees it coming and moves out of range.
Yeboah scores with a hook to the body. Hart takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Hart tests Yeboah's chin there with a solid looking shot.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Yeboah tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Hart swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hart stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Yeboah uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Hart.
Yeboah throws a head kick that misses.
Hart just misses with a punch to the body.
Kevin Hart is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Hart clinches up with Yeboah and pushes him back against the cage.

Hart breaks from the clinch.
Hart ducks under a wild hook from Yeboah.
Good leg kick by Yeboah there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Hart avoids the body shot from Yeboah.
Hart appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Yeboah takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Yeboah throws a poor cross that misses

and Hart counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Hart.
A right hook to the body lands for Hart.
Hart presses Yeboah against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Yeboah lands a left hand that snaps the head of Hart backwards.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hart takes a shot to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Hart on the inside.
Yeboah makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Hart tries a body shot but Yeboah blocks it.
Hart slowing the pace effectively.
Hart scores with a hook to the body.
Yeboah misses with some punches.
Yeboah misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Yeboah misses with a punch on the inside.

Hart's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Yeboah throws a sloppy head kick and Hart moves out of range easily.
Hart is looking to counter with a body kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Hart.
Yeboah moves out of range of the strikes.
Hart fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yeboah manages to avoid it.
Hart lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Hart misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
A decent looking cross lands there for Yeboah.
Yeboah pulls out of a head kick attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Hart's waist but Hart gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Yeboah off to one side.
Yeboah misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Hart on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Yeboah tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hart was well out of range. Poor timing from Yeboah.
A slapping body kick lands there for Yeboah.
Hart throws a hook to the side of Yeboah's head but Yeboah sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Yeboah keeps Hart at a distance using the push kick.
A solid leg kick lands there for Yeboah.
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Hart sprawls well. Hart wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Yeboah gets slowly back to his feet.
Yeboah tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Hart is able to avoid easily.
Yeboah scores with a crisp jab that stopped Hart in his tracks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah avoids the head kick by Hart.
Hart slips a straight right by Yeboah.
Yeboah lands with a thumping leg kick.
Yeboah ducks under a wild hook from Hart.
Hart blocks a jab.
Hart swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Yeboah throws a jab when Hart was well out of range.
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Hart but Hart pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Hart lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Kevin Hart has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sambulo Yeboah.
A telegraphed right hand from Hart misses the target.
A thudding body kick lands there by Hart!
Hart is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yeboah.
A big left from Hart misses.
Hart misses with a wild 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 Kevin Hart will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


A lazy body kick from Yeboah
and Hart counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sambulo Yeboah seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yeboah needs to keep his hands up - Hart had a free shot at his head there.
Hart blocks a jab.
Yeboah connects with a body shot.
Yeboah avoids the body shot from Hart.
Hart moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromYeboah.
Hart just misses with a punch to the body.
A little jabbing left from Yeboah on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

Hart gets tackled into the cage by Yeboah. Yeboah maintains the clinch.
Yeboah misses with a hook from the clinch.
Yeboah softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

Hart manages to break the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hart misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yeboah.
Yeboah only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Yeboah buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Yeboah throws a leg kick that is checked
and Hart cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yeboah throws out a loose jab but Hart uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hart takes a shot right to the bread basket.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah moves away from the strike by Hart.
Yeboah counters with a body kick.
Yeboah moves out of range of the leg kick from Hart.
Yeboah throws out a counter right but Hart avoids it with no problem.
Kevin Hart is winning the standup battle so far.
Hart tries to land a body kick
and Yeboah counters with a right hand to the body.
Yeboah jabs Hart to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Hart defending well as Yeboah loads up on a big left hand.
Yeboah throws a quick inside leg kick.
Hart moves out of range as Yeboah strikes.
Hart on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Hart scores with a nice right hand.
Yeboah jabs at Hart's body.

Yeboah has Hart up against the cage in a clinch.
Yeboah fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah lands a right hand that snaps the head of Hart backwards.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Hart misses with a punch on the inside.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Hart.
A short right from Yeboah.
Yeboah gets through Hart's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Hart makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Hart pushes Yeboah back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Yeboah.

Yeboah pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Hart tries to work over Yeboah's front leg with a kick but Yeboah checks it.
Yeboah misses with a kick to the body.
A little feinted left hand from Hart on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Hart moves out of range of the leg kick from Yeboah.

Hart gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
A head punch on the inside from Hart fails to land.
Hart has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Hart misses with a hook to the ribs.
Hart makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Hart lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kevin Hart has scored more points in the clinch so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah blocks an uppercut.
Hart blocking some punches.

Yeboah manages to break the clinch.
A lazy body kick from Yeboah

and Hart moves into the clinch.

Yeboah breaks from the clinch.
Yeboah ducks right into an uppercut from Hart.
Hart takes one to the chin there.
Yeboah pushes Hart away with a front kick.
Hart is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Yeboah throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Hart jabs Yeboah right on the nose. Yeboah blinks but takes it well.
A thudding body kick lands there by Yeboah!
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 swing and a miss from Hart.
Yeboah misses with a wild body shot.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Hart throws a leg kick
and Yeboah counters with a straight right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah clobbers Hart with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Yeboah throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Hart takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Yeboah stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Hart misses with a body shot
and Yeboah counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Yeboah throws an off balance right hand
and Hart counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Yeboah cracks the inside of Hart's front leg.
Hart with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Hart will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Hart swats away the attempt to clinch by Yeboah.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A head kick misses from Hart.
Yeboah misses with a low kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sambulo Yeboah showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Hart's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Ouch! a nice leg kick from Yeboah, right into the meat.
Yeboah throws a right and a left that Hart avoids nicely.
Hart pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Hart misses with a low kick as Yeboah jumps back.
Yeboah tried to score with a low kick but Hart checks it.
Hart throwing a counter right hand but Yeboah manages to avoid it.
Hart misses the jab.
A shot to the liver by Hart. Beautiful body shot.
Yeboah moves away from the strike by Hart.
Hart looks to land a right hand but Yeboah moved out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hart throws a looping overhand right but Yeboah ducks down to avoid it.
Yeboah fails with the takedown.
Yeboah moves away from the strike by Hart.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Good work by Yeboah as he checks the leg kick.
Yeboah fails with the takedown.
Hart misses the body punch
and Yeboah counters with a body kick that stops Hart in his tracks momentarily.
Yeboah looks to land a right hand but Hart moved out of range.
Yeboah lands a right hook to the body.
That kick from Yeboah tenderised Hart's leg. Hart is trying to keep his angry face on.
Yeboah steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hart.
Yeboah lands a nice shot to the body.

Yeboah shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Yeboah looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Hart looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Hart pushes Yeboah off looking to stand but Yeboah dives back in and keeps control.
My spies in Marty Robbin's Fight Ranch™ inform me that Yeboah has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Yeboah trying to control the action but Hart is working from the bottom.
Hart tries to get to full guard but Yeboah has control of the leg.

Yeboah seems to be working for a kimura but Hart defends the submission attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

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

Yeboah is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Yeboah wants to pass to mount but Hart is defending the position.

Yeboah is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Hart is just riding it out for now. Yeboah eventually gives up the hold.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Hart regains full guard. Nicely done.
Yeboah advances position into side control!
Yeboah taking a break here but Hart is having none of it and regains half guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Yeboah trying to control from half guard but Hart is working away.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sambulo Yeboah comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Yeboah 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 Colin Fray scores the fight 28:29
Judge Jeff Smith scores the fight 28:29
Judge Paul Gruel scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sambulo Yeboah!

Sambulo Yeboah decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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FIGHT
RATING
58%

 

Event: Pride FC 34     
Date:   Jul 20, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 181 p4p, 22 weight class) and Cole Reynolds (ranked 372 p4p, 46 weight class). Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

172 cm
35
147 lbs
29 - 22 - 0
173 cm
28
145 lbs
13 - 4 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter
Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 22 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Cole Reynolds!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Arvi Lind and Ben Zyskovitsi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yeboah scores with a shot to the body.
Yeboah takes a swing at Reynolds's ribcage but misses.
Yeboah shoots and misses
and Reynolds counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Yeboah scores with a crisp jab that stopped Reynolds in his tracks.
Yeboah throws a shot to the body.

Yeboah fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Reynolds to the ground. Yeboah is now in Reynolds's guard.
Yeboah stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Reynolds swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Reynolds controlling Yeboah's posture.

Yeboah drops back looking for a leg! Reynolds is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Reynolds manages to kick Yeboah off! Yeboah jumps back into Reynolds's guard.
Yeboah controlling from the top position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah tries to free his leg and advance position but Reynolds is retaining full guard.
Reynolds wants to stand up but Yeboah is controlling him.

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

Reynolds is stalling in the full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Yeboah bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Reynolds's guard.

Yeboah pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Reynolds is keeping the position for now.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Reynolds trying to control the position here.
Yeboah trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Reynolds keeping moving, preventing Yeboah from controlling successfully.
Yeboah works a leg free and moves into half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reynolds is trying to get back to full guard.
Yeboah prevents Reynolds from standing back up.
Yeboah trying to control the action but Reynolds is working from the bottom.

Yeboah seems to be working for a kimura but Reynolds defends the submission attempt.

Yeboah is working for a kimura but Reynolds is defending it quite comfortably.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Yeboah is looking to take a break and control but Reynolds is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Yeboah trying to mount his opponent but Reynolds defends it.
Yeboah is looking to take a break and control but Reynolds is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Reynolds wants to improve his position but Yeboah is controlling well.
Yeboah moves nicely into side control.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Reynolds is not content to let Yeboah control the position.

Yeboah goes for an armbar here - this could be all over! But no, Reynolds has escaped beautifully and is now on top in side control! Oh, that's unlucky for Yeboah but great work by Reynolds.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Reynolds has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Yeboah.
Yeboah throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yeboah throws a good cross that connects.
Yeboah scoring well with a low kick there.
Reynolds blocks a jab.
Yeboah comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Yeboah misses with a body punch
enabling Reynolds to counter with a crisp jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah misses the shot to the body.
Yeboah connects with a leg kick. Reynolds looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Yeboah tries to clinch
enabling Reynolds to counter with a crisp jab.
Reynolds takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donk. Yeboah catches Reynolds right on the button with a cross.
Yeboah looks to land a left hand but Reynolds moved out of range nicely.
It seemed like Reynolds was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Yeboah lands a jab to the nose.
Yeboah throws a left and a right that both miss
and Reynolds counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Yeboah goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Yeboah scoring well with a low kick there.
Yeboah throws a head kick that misses
and Reynolds finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Reynolds takes one to the side of the head.
Reynolds takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.

Reynolds is rocked!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah looks to clinch
and Reynolds counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Reynolds is still on wobbly legs! Can Yeboah finish him?
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yeboah scores with a punch to the head.
Yeboah throws a combination that misses
and Reynolds counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Reynolds seems to have recovered his senses.
Good shot there by Yeboah.
Yeboah jabs Reynolds right on the nose. Reynolds blinks but takes it well.
Yeboah fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Reynolds manages to avoid it.
Yeboah is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Reynolds can do to turn this around?
Yeboah keeps Reynolds at a distance using the push kick.
Reynolds cracks Yeboah with a right hand to the side of the head.
Yeboah misses with a body punch
and Reynolds counters with a lovely straight right hand!

Yeboah is rocked!
Reynolds bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a low kick, looking for Reynolds's leg but Reynolds calmly moves out of range.
Yeboah shoots in for a double leg but Reynolds sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Cole Reynolds is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Reynolds keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Reynolds swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Yeboah tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Reynolds manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
A little jabbing left from Reynolds on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

Reynolds cracks Yeboah with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Reynolds has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Yeboah to stand back up!
Oh Yeboah is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Reynolds throws an uppercut from hell that sends Yeboah clean off his feet! He's out cold! Reynolds stands back and admires his work as he thinks about that KO of the night award that is surely being wrapped up for him back stage.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:39 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Cole Reynolds!
Cole Reynolds 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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RATING
48%

 

Event: Pride FC 30     
Date:   Jun 29, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 86 p4p, 14 weight class) and Iker Ramirez (ranked 96 p4p, 15 weight class). Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. 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
35
147 lbs
29 - 21 - 0
180 cm
28
155 lbs
15 - 3 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing
Urban Fighter

UnderGround Clothing Co.



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 21 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Iker Ramirez!
The judges for this bout are Chad Campbell, Franklyn Lucas and Steve Montenegro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yeboah throws a one two combo.

It looks like Iker Ramirez has been cut.
Ramirez throws a head kick that half lands.
Yeboah throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Ramirez on the side of the head.
Sambulo Yeboah seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yeboah wants to clinch up but Ramirez keeps it at a distance.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Yeboah.
Yeboah throws a sloppy head kick and Ramirez moves out of range easily.
Ramirez only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Yeboah misses with a double jab.
Ramirez appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Yeboah definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Ramirez fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Yeboah.
Ramirez throws a leg kick
and Yeboah counters with a stiff right hand.
Yeboah misses the shot to the body.
Ramirez swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yeboah misses the shot to the body.
Ramirez tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
An inside leg kick lands from Yeboah.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ramirez tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Yeboah throws a jab when Ramirez was well out of range.
Nice body kick from Yeboah.
Yeboah scores with a kick to the midsection.
Yeboah misses with a takedown
enabling Ramirez to counter with a crisp jab.
Yeboah misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Yeboah on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Yeboah throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Yeboah fails with a takedown attempt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ramirez bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Yeboah's head.
Iker Ramirez is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Yeboah has Ramirez up against the cage in a clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ramirez lands a body shot in the clinch.
Ramirez prevents a body shot from Yeboah.
Yeboah is working Ramirez over against the cage.
Ramirez swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Yeboah throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Ramirezs head.
A right handed body shot lands from Ramirez.

Ramirez breaks the clinch.
Yeboah feints and then cracks Ramirez's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Ramirez down.
Yeboah wants to clinch up but Ramirez keeps it at a distance.
Ramirez lands a nice leg kick that just misses Yeboah's sensitive parts.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a wild body kick that Ramirez sees coming a mile off.
Ramirez looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Yeboah checks a low kick from Ramirez.
The crowd cheers as Yeboah lands an impressive looking overhand right. Ramirez doesn't seem phased though.
Yeboah scores with a nice strike.
Yeboah tries a head kick but it misses.
Yeboah with a jab.
Yeboah misses with a kick to the body.
Ramirez unleashes a big counter combination but Yeboah bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Yeboah tries to land a leg kick but Ramirez saw it coming and moves away.
Yeboah tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Yeboah cracks a nice hook into Ramirez's ribs.
Yeboah on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ramirez. Ramirez obviously looking to wear him down.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A thudding body kick lands there by Yeboah!
Yeboah moves in looking to clinch but Ramirez pushes him off.
Yeboah jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ramirez looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Ramirez checks the leg kick nicely there.
A little jabbing left from Ramirez on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Yeboah ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ramirez moves away.
Yeboah backing away here, and Ramirez unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Yeboah loads up on a big right hand but Ramirez slips the punch.
Ramirez flicks out a counter leg kick but Yeboah steps away.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yeboah lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Ramirez pivots, looking for a leg kick but Yeboah is out of range and Ramirez settles back down.
Yeboah moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Yeboah looks to score with a jab to the body but Ramirez is just out of range.
Despite the aggression on Ramirez's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Yeboah lands a really nice looking cross but Ramirez seems unphased.
Ramirez lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ramirez misses with a straight right.
Sambulo Yeboah is winning the standup battle so far.
Yeboah uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ramirez.
Yeboah misses with a hook. Ramirez ducked under it nicely.
Ramirez throws the left hand but Yeboah avoids the punch easily.
Ramirez avoids a kick to the body.
Ramirez tries a quick counter leg kick but Yeboah is wise to it.
A big right from Yeboah misses.
Yeboah lands a jab to the nose.
Yeboah tests Ramirez's chin there with a solid looking shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah throws a front kick that sends Ramirez stumbling back into the cage.
Yeboah misses with a kick to the body
and Ramirez counters with a slapping leg kick.
Yeboah throws the left hand but Ramirez avoids the punch easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ramirez throws the left hand but Yeboah avoids the punch easily.
Yeboah quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Ramirez pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Yeboah lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Ramirez just misses with a punch to the body.
Yeboah lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ramirez misses the body punch
and Yeboah counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Ramirez thinking.
Yeboah with a poor takedown
and Ramirez counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Yeboah misses with a kick to the body
enabling Ramirez to counter with a crisp jab.
Yeboah tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Yeboah on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Yeboah throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Ramirez but Ramirez pushes him off and we're back to square one.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Yeboah is trying hard to land a takedown here. Ramirez sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Ramirez looks like he wants to counter punch here.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Sambulo Yeboah. That's going to take a lot out of him.
A slow jab from Yeboah misses its intended target.
A swing and a miss from Ramirez.
Yeboah missing with a left hand there. Ramirez was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A lazy left from Ramirez finds it's target.
Yeboah misses with a jab to the body
and Ramirez counters with a lovely straight right hand!

Yeboah is rocked!
A leg kick checked by Ramirez.
Oh Yeboah is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Ramirez tries a head kick but it misses.
Yeboah fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ramirez manages to avoid it.
Yeboah buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Ramirez misses with a body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Ramirez counters with a crisp right that sends Yeboah to the canvas! Ramirez follows up with punches from the mount and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:06 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Iker Ramirez!
Iker Ramirez is the new featherweight champion!
Iker Ramirez 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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RATING
46%

 

Event: Pride FC 26 Dog vs Gray     
Date:   Jun 16, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 37 p4p, 7 weight class) and Diego Escobar (ranked 46 p4p, 8 weight class). Yeboah's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

172 cm
35
147 lbs
29 - 20 - 0
182 cm
28
160 lbs
24 - 4 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing
Urban Fighter

UnderGround Clothing Co.
Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 20 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Diego Escobar!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, James Atkins and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A looping hook to the body misses from Yeboah. Escobar does a little dance to reset his feet.
Yeboah definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Escobar has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Yeboah.
Yeboah throws a lazy uppercut
and Escobar counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Yeboah misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Escobar.
Yeboah is looking to slow Escobar down with leg kicks.
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Escobar but Escobar pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Escobar throws a big counter head kick but Yeboah avoids it with no problem.
Escobar scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Escobar has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Yeboah.
Escobar moves out of range as Yeboah throws a body kick.
Yeboah slips under a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah cracks a nice hook into Escobar's ribs.
Escobar ducks under a wild hook from Yeboah.
No luck for Yeboah with that takedown attempt.
Yeboah scores with a head kick. Escobar tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Yeboah scores with a kick to the body.
Yeboah throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Escobar throws out a counter right but Yeboah avoids it with no problem.
Yeboah lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Yeboah throws a push kick but Escobar slaps the foot to one side.
Escobar avoids the head kick by Yeboah.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah just misses with a punch to the body.
Escobar throws out a counter right but Yeboah avoids it with no problem.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Yeboah.
Yeboah throws a head kick but Escobar moves out of range.
Escobar ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Escobar! But no joy.
Escobar slips a jab and a cross from Yeboah.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Escobar! But no joy.
Yeboah throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Yeboah is looking to wear down Escobar with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yeboah tries to clinch up but Escobar circles away and keeps his distance.
Escobar throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yeboah throws a push kick but Escobar slaps the foot to one side.
Escobar 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.
Escobar avoids a kick to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Yeboah tries to clinch up.
Yeboah wants to clinch.
Yeboah doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Yeboah takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Sambulo Yeboah. That's going to take a lot out of him.
A jab from Yeboah finds it's way through Escobar's defenses.
Yeboah looks to clinch
and Escobar counters with a nice uppercut.
Escobar takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Yeboah connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Escobar's hands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Escobar takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Yeboah buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Escobar tries to land a body kick
and Yeboah connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
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!
Yeboah misses with a straight right.
No luck for Yeboah with that takedown attempt.
Yeboah dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Escobar. That did some damage!
Escobar with a hook.
Yeboah scores with a shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yeboah moves in looking to clinch but Escobar pushes him off.
Nice uppercut lands for Yeboah. That snapped Escobar's head back.
Escobar tries to move into range but Yeboah moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Yeboah cracks Escobar with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Escobar tried to score with a low kick but Yeboah checks it.
Yeboah lands a right hook to the body.
A big left from Yeboah misses.
Escobar takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A looping hook to the body misses from Escobar. Yeboah does a little dance to reset his feet.
A counter left hand to the body from Yeboah misses its target.
Yeboah connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Escobar's hands.
Yeboah thows a left - swing and a miss!
Escobar now looks to counter with a shot at the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah misses with a takedown
and Escobar cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Yeboah misses with a hook to the body
and Escobar counters with a stiff right hand.

Yeboah is rocked!
Yeboah throws a head kick but Escobar moves out of range.
Escobar looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Yeboah throws a shot from downtown. Escobar moves away and avoids it.
Escobar ducks right into an uppercut from Yeboah.
Sambulo Yeboah is winning the standup battle so far.
Yeboah lands a jab to Escobar's midsection.
Diego Escobar is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Yeboah walks into a stiff left hand from Escobar.
Oh Yeboah is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Yeboah scores with a nice head shot.
Yeboah lands with a slapping head kick.
Yeboah seems to have got his legs back now.
Sambulo Yeboah seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Yeboah clinches up with Escobar and pushes him back against the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Escobar working aggressively here.
Escobar softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A nice left hand lands by Yeboah.
Yeboah scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Yeboah misses with a body punch.
Yeboah lands a body shot.
Yeboah scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Yeboah wants a takedown.
Escobar swings wildly with an uppercut but Yeboah uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yeboah lands a hook to the side of the head.

Yeboah breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Yeboah scores with a leg kick.
Escobar lands a jab.
Escobar slips under a jab.
The fight stays on the outside here - Yeboah looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Ohhhhhhhhhh, brutal head kick from Escobar! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:05 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Diego Escobar!
Diego Escobar very nearly forgot to thank UnderGround Clothing Co. amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.
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RATING
46%

 

Event: Pride FC 22     
Date:   May 25, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Thomas Power (ranked 98 p4p, 16 weight class) and Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 62 p4p, 12 weight class). Yeboah has chosen Lionel Richie - All Night Long 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.

168 cm
29
149 lbs
20 - 12 - 1
172 cm
34
147 lbs
28 - 20 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

BuriedAlive// Fight Gear
Arcticus University: London

Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Thomas Power!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 20 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
The judges for this bout are Radbod Blank, Daniel Blasius and Paul Aken.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Power's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Yeboah connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Power scrambles back to his feet.
Good work by Power as he checks the leg kick.
Yeboah wants to clinch.
Yeboah lands a high kick!
Yeboah throws a front kick that sends Power stumbling back into the cage.
Yeboah misses with a straight left.
Power connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Yeboah keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A head kick from Power lands but Yeboah takes it in his stride.

Yeboah gets a clinch.

Yeboah jumps guard and drags Power to the mat. He's obviously going to be looking for submissions off his back.
Power has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Power stands up from Yeboah's guard - Power perhaps looking for a knockout.
Yeboah is trying hard to land a takedown here. Power sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Power scores with the left hand. Yeboah knows he should have avoided that one.
Yeboah lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Power attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Power lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Yeboah steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Power.
Power misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yeboah.
Yeboah follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
A jab from Yeboah misses.
Yeboah takes one on the button.
Yeboah tries a low kick but Power avoids it.
Yeboah pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Power takes one to the side of the head.
Yeboah paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
We've been told by Power's head coaches at Total Impact MMA/KT that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Power throws a hook but Yeboah avoids it easily.
Power swats away the attempt to clinch by Yeboah.
Power lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Yeboah looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Yeboah goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Power throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A solid leg kick lands there for Power.
Power uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yeboah.
Power is looking to counter punch.
Yeboah wants to clinch
and Power counters with a stiff right hand.
Power throws the left hand but Yeboah avoids the punch easily.
Power misses with a jab to the body
letting Yeboah counter with a right hand.
Yeboah misses with a body shot.
Yeboah scores with a jab.
Yeboah looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Power was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Power moves out of range as Yeboah throws a body kick.
Yeboah's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Power connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Yeboah scrambles back to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah lands a glancing blow to the side of Power's head.
Decent striking displayed by Power there.
Yeboah misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Power.
Thomas Power is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Yeboah dodges the punch combination from Power.
Yeboah walks into a jab.
Yeboah lands with a hook. Power tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Power rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Yeboah counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Yeboah tries to free his leg and advance position but Power is retaining full guard.
Yeboah forces his way into half guard.
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!
Yeboah wants to free his trapped foot but Power is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Power is trying to stand back up but Yeboah is controlling him

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah controlling the pace.
Yeboah is trying to control the action in half guard but Power is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Power tries to kick Yeboah off but Yeboah keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.

Yeboah seems to be working for a kimura but Power defends the submission attempt.
Yeboah wants to take a breather but Power is having none of it.
Yeboah wants to pass the guard but Power is defending well.
Yeboah works his way into full mount!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sambulo Yeboah 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.


Yeboah ducks under a wild hook from Power.
Thomas Power is winning the standup battle so far.
Power looks to land a left hand but Yeboah moved out of range nicely.
Power listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Power, right into the meat.
Power walks forward, straight into a front kick from Yeboah.
Power throws a head kick that misses.
Yeboah misses with a hook. Power ducked under it nicely.
Yeboah throws a lazy head kick
and Power counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Power.
A head kick misses from Yeboah.
Yeboah avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Power blocks a head kick by Yeboah.
A head kick by Yeboah misses
and Power counters with a nice uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Power throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Power misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Yeboah swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Power has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Power there as he acknowledges the shot.
Power misses with a shot to the body
and Yeboah counters with a solid body kick.
Power lands with a nice body kick.
Power lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Yeboah cracks Power with a right hand to the side of the head.
Yeboah wants to clinch up but Power keeps it at a distance.
A little feinted left hand from Power on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Yeboah lands a nice looking body shot.
Yeboah tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Yeboah throws a head kick that misses.
Power connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Yeboah momentarily.
Yeboah sizes up Power with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Donk. Yeboah catches Power right on the button with a cross.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Yeboah.
Power connects with a crisp jab.
Yeboah cracks Power with a right hand to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a jab but it's blocked by Power.
Yeboah lands with a straight right. Power didn't see that one coming.
Yeboah throws an off balance right hand
and Power counters with a thumping low kick.
Yeboah connects with a single shot there.
Yeboah fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Power is looking for a counter combo.
Power lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Yeboah's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Yeboah throws a sloppy head kick and Power moves out of range easily.
Power steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Yeboah.
Power checks a leg kick nicely.
Power throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Yeboah on the side of the head.
Yeboah misses with a head kick.

Yeboah fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Power, pushing him back against the cage.
Power pushes Yeboah back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah goes for a takedown in the clinch but Power prevents it.
Yeboah misses with a punch to the body.
Power tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Power blocking some punches.
Power scores with a shoulder strike.
Yeboah working aggressively here.
Yeboah struggles to land a body shot inside as Power controls his hands.
Yeboah can't find room to land a body shot as Power controls the action.
Yeboah has a couple of punches blocked by Power.

Power breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Yeboah slips a straight right by Power.
Yeboah throws a big shot that misses.
Power takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Yeboah scores with a jab. Power acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
A head kick from Yeboah lands but Power takes it in his stride.
A head kick misses from Power.
Yeboah ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Power's hands.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Power misses with a looping left.
Power buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Yeboah misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Power.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Yeboah is defended easily by Power.
Thomas Power has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sambulo Yeboah.
Yeboah stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Power.
Power throws a lazy head kick
and Yeboah counters with a thumping low kick.
Power pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Power is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yeboah.
Power lands with a hook. Yeboah tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yeboah misses with a kick to the body.
It looked like Power was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Sambulo Yeboah will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Yeboah feints and then cracks Power's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Power down.
Yeboah connects with a body shot that sends Power's belly button to the back.
Power fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Yeboah looks to land a right hand but Power moved out of range.
Yeboah connects with a leg kick. Power looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Power slips a jab from Yeboah.
Power jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Yeboah scores with a jab. Power acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Yeboah throws a nice head kick!
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown but Power shows good takedown defense.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab from Power misses.
It seemed like Yeboah was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Power takes one on the button.
Power misses with a low kick as Yeboah jumps back.
Power lands a nice shot to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
The fighters circle momentarily. Yeboah darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Power throwing a counter right hand but Yeboah manages to avoid it.
Yeboah takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Power takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Yeboah jabs Power right on the nose. Power blinks but takes it well.
Yeboah darts in looking for a takedown but Power gets double underhooks and turns Yeboah into the cage.
A head kick misses from Yeboah.
Power ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Power connects with a looping right hand.
Yeboah throws a wild body kick that Power sees coming a mile off.
Power lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Yeboah checks a leg kick nicely.
A jab from Power misses.
Power slips a jab from Yeboah.
Power was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Power staying out of range there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Power. Yeboah does a little dance to reset his feet.
Power looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Power misses with a leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yeboah takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Power swats away the attempt to clinch by Yeboah.
Power throws a hook to the side of Yeboah's head but Yeboah sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Power throws a head kick that misses
and Yeboah counters with a leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yeboah. Power does a little dance to reset his feet.
Yeboah throws a head kick but Power moves out of range.
A counter left hand to the body from Power misses its target.
A chopping leg kick lands by Power.
Yeboah swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Yeboah lands with an overhand left.
Power listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Power throws a head kick that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a head kick that misses.
A left and a right from Yeboah both land. Nice combination.
Power cracks the inside of Yeboah's front leg.
Yeboah lands with an overhand left.
Power lands with a slapping head kick.
Power takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Yeboah tries to clinch up.
Power feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Yeboah's calf.
Yeboah has a takedown stuffed.
Thomas Power has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sambulo Yeboah.
Power finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Power throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Yeboah throws a head kick but Power moves out of range.
Yeboah slips a jab and a cross from Power.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Power throws a head kick but Yeboah moves out of range.
Yeboah looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
Power fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Yeboah is out of range.
Yeboah throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Power stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Yeboah takes a swing at Power's ribcage but misses.
Yeboah swings for the body but Power moves out of range.
Power ducks right into an uppercut from Yeboah.
Yeboah is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Power.
Yeboah throws a push kick but Power slaps the foot to one side.
Power throws a leg kick
letting Yeboah counter with a right hand.
Power scoring well with a low kick there.
Power bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Yeboah's head backwards.
The fighters circle momentarily. Yeboah darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Power takes a swing at Yeboah's ribcage but misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Sambulo Yeboah just about did enough to take it.
That's time! Back to the action!


A low kick from Yeboah misses
enabling Power to counter with a crisp jab.
Power moves out of range of the body kick from Yeboah.
Yeboah takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Yeboah scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Power chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Power throws a nice outside leg kick.
Power fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Power throws a shot to the body.
Yeboah connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Power lands a nice shot to the body.
Yeboah ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Power moves away.
Power looks to land a right hand but Yeboah moved out of range.
Yeboah scoring well with a low kick there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yeboah throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Power tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
And Yeboah responds with a good body kick, but Power manages to step out the way in time.
Jab from Yeboah.
Yeboah scores with a head kick.
Power throws a body shot but no joy.
Yeboah unleashes a big counter combination but Power bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Power thows a left - swing and a miss!
A head kick misses from Power.
Power on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Power takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Power slips under a jab.
Yeboah fakes the leg kick and cracks Power in the body.
Yeboah connects with a leg kick. Power looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Power walks into a left hand.
Yeboah uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Power.
Power cracks Yeboah with a right hand to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Power uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yeboah.
Yeboah rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Power cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Yeboah moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Yeboah throws a sloppy head kick
letting Power counter with a right hand.
Power throws a leg kick
and Yeboah counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Yeboah is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Yeboah chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Power scores with a jab. Yeboah acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Yeboah tries to move into range but Power moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Yeboah misses with a body punch
and Power counters with a nice uppercut.
Power misses with a jab, cross combination.
Power looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Yeboah throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Power throws a leg kick that is checked

so Yeboah counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Power keeping moving, preventing Yeboah from controlling successfully.
Power is trying to control the position but Yeboah postures up.
Yeboah pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Power is keeping the position for now.
Yeboah won't allow Power to get back to his feet.
Power keeping moving, preventing Yeboah from controlling successfully.
Yeboah advances to half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Yeboah is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Power has managed to free his arm - good work.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah tries to pass the half guard into mount. Power knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Yeboah trying to control from half guard but Power is working away.
Yeboah works his foot free and advances to mount.
Power is trying to get to the cage to help him get back to his feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Sambulo Yeboah 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. This is the final round!


Power staying out of range there.
Power moves out of range of the body kick from Yeboah.
Yeboah shoots in looking for a takedown. Power tries to sprawl out of it but Yeboah keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Power manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Power lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Nice defenses there by Power.
A thudding body kick lands there by Yeboah!
Power is looking to slow Yeboah down with leg kicks.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Yeboah - that will leave a mark!
Power scores with a nice head shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Yeboah.
Yeboah slips a straight right by Power.
Yeboah misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Power.
Power misses the jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah just misses with a punch to the body.
Power swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Power takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Yeboah scores with a kick to the body.
Yeboah throws a half hearted mid kick.
Power lands a jab.
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Power but Power pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Yeboah stuns Power with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Power cracks the inside of Yeboah's front leg.
Power throws a jab but it's blocked by Yeboah.
Power takes one to the side of the head.
Yeboah looks to land a left hand but Power moved out of range nicely.
Thomas Power has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Power lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Yeboah throws a quick inside leg kick.
Power ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Power throws a sloppy head kick and Yeboah moves out of range easily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Power misses with an uppercut.
Yeboah looks for the body kick but Power saw that one coming.
Power scores with a hook to the body. Yeboah takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
A low kick from Power is predictable there
and Yeboah counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Yeboah throws a body shot but no joy.
Power with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Power throws a big shot that misses.
Power swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Good shot there by Yeboah.
Yeboah closes the distance and clinches up with Power, looking for a takedown. Yeboah pushes Power against the cage but Power circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Thomas Power has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sambulo Yeboah.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah misses the jab.
Power was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A big right from Power misses.
Power scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Power sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
The fighters circle momentarily. Yeboah darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Power checks the leg kick.
Yeboah throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Yeboah showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Power.
Power misses with a straight left.
Yeboah drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Power defends it well.
Power will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Power tries a head kick but it misses.
Power throws a sloppy head kick

so Yeboah counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Power keeping full guard, as Yeboah tries to pass.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah wants to control from the top but Power keeps moving.
Yeboah passes into half guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Power won't allow Yeboah to pass to mount.
Sambulo Yeboah is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Yeboah wants to control but Power is keeping him busy.
Power flails away from the bottom but he's not doing any damage.
Sambulo Yeboah has got the better of the ground game so far.
Yeboah is trying to control. Power wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Power is trying to stand up here but Yeboah is controlling him well.

Power actively working from the bottom here.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Radbod Blank scores the fight 46:49
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 46:50
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 46:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sambulo Yeboah!

Sambulo Yeboah is the new featherweight champion!
A relieved looking Sambulo Yeboah thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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FIGHT
RATING
71%

 

Event: GAMMA#769 Legions v Ricard     
Date:   Apr 27, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 78 p4p, 12 weight class) and Bo Xiang Pao (ranked 193 p4p, 25 weight class). Yeboah's entrance music is Lionel Richie - All Night Long. A fine choice. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

172 cm
34
147 lbs
27 - 20 - 0
170 cm
34
148 lbs
16 - 8 - 2
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 20 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 8 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Bo Xiang Pao!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Don Winkell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Xiang Pao drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Yeboah misses with a two punch combination.
Bo Xiang Pao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yeboah lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Nice defenses there by Yeboah.
Xiang Pao scores with a jab to the body.
Yeboah takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Xiang Pao tried to score with a low kick but Yeboah checks it.
Xiang Pao rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Xiang Pao tries to score with a low kick but Yeboah moves his leg out of the way.
Xiang Pao tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yeboah was well out of range. Poor timing from Xiang Pao.
Xiang Pao scores with a hook to the body. Yeboah takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Xiang Pao uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Xiang Pao misses with a looping right.
Yeboah throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Yeboah bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Xiang Pao's head.
Yeboah missing with a left hand there. Xiang Pao was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Xiang Pao slips under a jab.
Xiang Pao fails to land with a series of punches.
Xiang Pao throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Yeboah lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Yeboah throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah ducks under a wild hook from Xiang Pao.
As Xiang Pao backs away, Yeboah returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Yeboah swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Yeboah on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Xiang Pao. Xiang Pao obviously looking to wear him down.
Yeboah takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Xiang Pao misses with a looping left.
Yeboah misses with a head kick.
Xiang Pao avoids the head kick by Yeboah.
A clash of legs there as Yeboah blocks the low kick.
An attempted straight right counter from Yeboah misses the target.
Yeboah tries to clinch but Xiang Pao moves out of range.
Xiang Pao swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Yeboah was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Xiang Pao checks the leg kick nicely there.
A jab lands there for Xiang Pao.
Xiang Pao jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Xiang Pao uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yeboah.
Xiang Pao chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Xiang Pao lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Yeboah at a distance.
Yeboah throws a looping overhand right but Xiang Pao ducks down to avoid it.
Xiang Pao lands with a shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Xiang Pao misses with a wild body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yeboah waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Xiang Pao.
Yeboah lands with an uppercut that bounces Xiang Pao off the cage and back into range.
Yeboah throws a wild body kick that Xiang Pao sees coming a mile off.
Xiang Pao throws a hook but Yeboah avoids it easily.
Xiang Pao throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Xiang Pao keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Yeboah tries to clinch but Xiang Pao moves out of range.
Yeboah bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Yeboah takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Yeboah keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Xiang Pao.
Yeboah looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Yeboah keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Xiang Pao.
Yeboah scores with the left hand. Xiang Pao knows he should have avoided that one.
Xiang Pao checks the leg kick nicely there.
Xiang Pao misses with a hook.
Xiang Pao scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Yeboah doesn't seem bothered though.
Xiang Pao steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Yeboah.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A nice leg kick lands there from Xiang Pao.
A jab lands there for Yeboah.
Xiang Pao ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yeboah moves away.
Xiang Pao checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
A leg kick checked by Yeboah.
Xiang Pao lands an overhand right.
Nice defenses there by Xiang Pao.
Xiang Pao misses with a straight left.
Yeboah throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Xiang Pao on the side of the head.
A big right from Xiang Pao misses.
Xiang Pao throws an overhand right that lands on Yeboah's shoulder, as Yeboah tries to avoid the shot.
Yeboah displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Xiang Pao throws out the jab.
Xiang Pao fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yeboah manages to avoid it.
Xiang Pao scores with the left hand. Yeboah knows he should have avoided that one.
Yeboah uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Xiang Pao.
Yeboah lands with a cross.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Yeboah gets the takedown into side control.

Xiang Pao explodes and escapes back to his feet! Nice escape there!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Decent striking displayed by Xiang Pao there.
Yeboah throws a head kick but Xiang Pao moves out of range.
Yeboah misses with a body kick.
Xiang Pao throws a looping overhand right but Yeboah ducks down to avoid it.
Yeboah drops down looking for a counter takedown but Xiang Pao sprawls and moves away.
Xiang Pao checks the leg kick.
Xiang Pao lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Xiang Pao is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yeboah.
Yeboah uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Xiang Pao.
Xiang Pao fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Yeboah.
Xiang Pao blocks the body kick.
Yeboah tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Xiang Pao was well out of range. Poor timing from Yeboah.
Yeboah staying out of range there.
Yeboah tries to close the distance and clinch but Xiang Pao swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Xiang Pao throws out a counter right but Yeboah avoids it with no problem.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yeboah throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Xiang Pao throws a leg kick but Yeboah sees it coming and moves out of range.
Yeboah looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Yeboah tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Xiang Pao manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Xiang Pao dips to his left and cracks Yeboah with an uppercut!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yeboah throws a half hearted mid kick.
Bo Xiang Pao seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Yeboah is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Xiang Pao digs a good hook to Yeboah's body.
Yeboah slips under a jab.
Yeboah avoids the body shot from Xiang Pao.
Xiang Pao misses with an uppercut
and Yeboah connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Xiang Pao gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Xiang Pao fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Xiang Pao lands a really nice looking cross but Yeboah seems unphased.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Yeboah.
Yeboah moves in looking to clinch but Xiang Pao pushes him off.
Xiang Pao stuffs the takedown attempt from Yeboah. Yeboah gets slowly back to his feet.
Xiang Pao needs to keep his hands up - Yeboah had a free shot at his head there.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Xiang Pao missing with a left hand there. Yeboah was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Xiang Pao pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Danga de danga de dang - Xiang Pao scores with a four punch combination!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah lands with a straight right. Xiang Pao didn't see that one coming.
Xiang Pao fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Yeboah throws a head kick that half lands.

It looks like Bo Xiang Pao has been cut.
A slow jab from Xiang Pao misses its intended target.
Xiang Pao misses with a straight right.
It appears Yeboah was looking to counter with a kick there.
Xiang Pao connects with a looping right hand.
Xiang Pao throws a low kick but Yeboah avoids it.
Yeboah looks to land a left hand but Xiang Pao moved out of range nicely.
Xiang Pao ducks under a wild hook from Yeboah.
Yeboah fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Xiang Pao manages to avoid it.
Yeboah takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Yeboah scores with a hook to the body. Xiang Pao takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Xiang Pao lands a jab.
Yeboah throws a head kick but Xiang Pao moves out of range.
Bo Xiang Pao is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yeboah throws the kick towards the body but Xiang Pao avoids it.
Xiang Pao moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Xiang Pao.
Xiang Pao ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Xiang Pao with a hook.
Xiang Pao scores with a jab to the jaw.
Xiang Pao fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Yeboah looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Xiang Pao avoids a kick to the body.
Yeboah tries a head kick but it misses.
Xiang Pao has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Yeboah throws a body shot but no joy.
Nice defenses there by Xiang Pao.
Xiang Pao connects with a good right hand that stumbles Yeboah. Yeboah circles away out of range and recomposes himself.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Xiang Pao enables Yeboah to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Xiang Pao manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
Xiang Pao keeping moving, preventing Yeboah from controlling successfully.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Xiang Pao holds on and takes a little breather.
Yeboah stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Xiang Pao swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Xiang Pao is pulling down on Yeboah's head to control his posture.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Xiang Pao swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Yeboah wants to control from the top but Xiang Pao keeps moving.
Yeboah trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Xiang Pao keeping moving, preventing Yeboah from controlling successfully.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Good leg kick by Xiang Pao there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Xiang Pao staying out of range there.
Yeboah throws a looping overhand right but Xiang Pao ducks down to avoid it.
Xiang Pao looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Yeboah is looking to clinch.
Yeboah misses with an attempted mid kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a shot from downtown. Xiang Pao moves away and avoids it.
Xiang Pao tries to score with a low kick but Yeboah moves his leg out of the way.
Xiang Pao keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Yeboah takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Yeboah has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Xiang Pao.
Xiang Pao thows a leg kick but Yeboah checks it
and Yeboah counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Xiang Pao lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Yeboah takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Nice body punch from Xiang Pao.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Xiang Pao throws a leg kick but Yeboah sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Xiang Pao scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Yeboah pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Yeboah throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Yeboah misses with a body kick.
Yeboah scores with a crisp jab that stopped Xiang Pao in his tracks.
Xiang Pao takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Yeboah throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Bo Xiang Pao will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Bo Xiang Pao's cut.
That's time! Yeboah's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Yeboah wants to clinch up but Xiang Pao keeps it at a distance.
Yeboah throws out a loose jab but Xiang Pao uses good head movement to avoid it.
Xiang Pao misses with a body shot.
Xiang Pao dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Xiang Pao lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Xiang Pao throws a front kick aimed at Yeboah's knee but Yeboah avoids it well.
Yeboah displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Xiang Pao throws out the jab.
Xiang Pao thows a left - swing and a miss!

Xiang Pao gets caught flat footed, as Yeboah shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Xiang Pao pulls Yeboah in close to prevent any damage.
Yeboah's corner is telling him to maintain position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah trying to move into half guard but instead Xiang Pao has managed to sweep!

Yeboah trying to control the position.

Yeboah is looking for a triangle but Xiang Pao pushes his legs off easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah looking to control.

Yeboah is active off his back here, looking for submissions.

Xiang Pao got a little sloppy there for a moment and Yeboah has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Xiang Pao has managed to get both his arms back between Yeboah's legs - danger averted.
Xiang Pao tries to free his leg and advance position but Yeboah is retaining full guard.

Yeboah working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Xiang Pao doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Oh but Yeboah is tightening it up a little... Xiang Pao has to be careful here... He's got his foot tucked under now, this looks tight! Xiang Pao reacted too slowly and this one could be over in a matter of seconds! YES! Xiang Pao taps out! Nice BJJ there by Yeboah!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:55 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Sambulo Yeboah!
Sambulo Yeboah thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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FIGHT
RATING
84%

 

Event: GAMMA#766 Yeboah v Legions     
Date:   Apr 06, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 27 p4p, 2 weight class) and Felix Legions (ranked 81 p4p, 9 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Yeboah might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Legions has chosen For Heavy Metal we will die! as his entrance music. Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Felix Legions enters the cage!

172 cm
34
147 lbs
27 - 19 - 0
166 cm
34
148 lbs
25 - 10 - 2
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter
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Groove Gear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 10 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Felix Legions!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Don Winkell and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Legions misses with a right hand
and Yeboah counters with a nice kick to the body.
Legions misses with an uppercut. Yeboah saw that one coming.
Legions misses the shot to the body.
An attempted straight right counter from Yeboah misses the target.
Legions defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Yeboah.
Legions fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yeboah manages to avoid it.
Legions scores with a nice right hand.
Yeboah has been working on his balance at Marty Robbin's Fight Ranch™, so perhaps that has help him stuff some of the takedown attempts by Legions.
Yeboah cracks Legions with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Yeboah avoids the head kick by Legions.
Legions throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Yeboah counters with a nice kick to the body.
Yeboah tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Yeboah thows a leg kick but Legions checks it
enabling Legions to counter with a crisp jab.
Legions connects with a jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Legions just misses with a punch to the body.
A counter left hand to the body from Yeboah misses its target.
Yeboah keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Legions.
Legions takes a swing at Yeboah's ribcage but misses.
Legions misses with a few strikes there.
It looked like Yeboah wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Yeboah scores with a head kick. Legions tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Legions misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yeboah.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah works Legions's body with a nice hook.
Yeboah lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
A slow jab from Legions misses its intended target.
Yeboah scores with a hook.
Yeboah works the jab nicely.
Legions cracks Yeboah with an open hand slap.
Yeboah uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Legions.
Legions takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Nice cross by Yeboah.
Legions with a jab.
Legions blocks a leg kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Legions! But no joy.
Yeboah blocks a low kick nicely.
Legions has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yeboah with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Legions to score with a decent uppercut.
Yeboah connects with a crisp jab.
Decent striking displayed by Yeboah there.
Legions scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Yeboah uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Legions.
Legions motions for Yeboah to come forward. Legions throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah thows a left - swing and a miss!
Felix Legions is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Yeboah drives through and clinches with Legions against the cage.

Legions breaks the clinch.
Yeboah throws a big shot that misses.
Yeboah with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Nice body punch from Yeboah.
Yeboah lands with a straight right. Legions didn't see that one coming.
Legions ducks right into an uppercut from Yeboah.
Legions misses with a looping left.
Yeboah throws a push kick but Legions slaps the foot to one side.
Felix Legions seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yeboah is looking to clinch but Legions is avoiding it.
Legions throws a jab when Yeboah was well out of range.
Yeboah fires out a quick counter leg kick but Legions just manages to avoid it.
Yeboah thows a left - swing and a miss!
A slow jab from Legions misses its intended target.
Legions lands a leg kick that knocks Yeboah off balance momentarily.
Yeboah is looking to chop away at Legions's legs.

Yeboah gets in close and instigates a clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Legions escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Legions lands a leg kick that knocks Yeboah off balance momentarily.
Yeboah is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Yeboah lands with a shot to the body.
Yeboah has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Legions.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yeboah. Legions does a little dance to reset his feet.
Legions tries a low kick but Yeboah avoids it.
Legions tries to bum rush Yeboah with a series of wild strikes but Yeboah uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Nice body kick there by Yeboah.
Legions lands a nice leg kick that just misses Yeboah's sensitive parts.
Legions rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Yeboah counters with a lovely straight right hand!
The fight stays on the outside here - Yeboah looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Yeboah lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Yeboah has his takedown stuffed
and Legions counters with a three punch combo that has Yeboah backing up. Yeboah nods at Legions to acknowledge the strikes.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Legions lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Yeboah circles away quickly and effectively.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Good standup being displayed there by Yeboah as he connects with a hook.
Legions lands a nice hook to Yeboah's body. Yeboah takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Legions fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Yeboah on the side of the head.
Legions throws a leg kick
and Yeboah counters with a nice body shot.
Legions darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Yeboah moves out of range as Legions strikes.
Yeboah tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Legions swivels and escapes.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Sambulo Yeboah. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Yeboah avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Yeboah doesn't manage to clinch there - Legions circles away.
Legions throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yeboah tries to clinch but Legions is having none of it.
A jab from Yeboah misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Legions throws the kick towards the body but Yeboah avoids it.
Yeboah walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Legions finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Legions throws out a loose jab but Yeboah uses good head movement to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yeboah throws a head kick that Legions semi-blocks.
Yeboah throws a quick inside leg kick.
A jab from Legions misses.
Legions paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Yeboah lands the left hand.
Yeboah throws a hook to the side of Legions's head but Legions sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Yeboah tries to clinch up but Legions circles away and keeps his distance.
Yeboah gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Legions.
A swing and a miss from Legions.
Yeboah changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Yeboah has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Legions.
Legions throws out a loose jab but Yeboah uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yeboah misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Legions.
Yeboah with a hook.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Legions throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Legions throws a hook to the side of Yeboah's head but Yeboah sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Legions connects with an inside leg kick.
Legions connects with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah lands an overhand right.
Yeboah blocks a low kick nicely.
A jab from Legions misses.
Legions motions for Yeboah to come forward. Legions throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Legions connects with a jab.
Legions thuds a left hand into Yeboah's body.
Legions misses with a hook
and Yeboah connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Yeboah drops his hands momentarily and Legions takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.

Yeboah moves into the clinch successfully.

Legions pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
A decent looking cross lands there for Legions.
A leg kick checked by Yeboah.
Legions misses with a hook
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Legions throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Legions throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Felix Legions seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Legions looks to land a body kick but Yeboah moved away.
Yeboah misses with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Legions misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Yeboah tries to clinch up.
Yeboah fails with an attempt to clinch.
Yeboah lands with a kick to the temple. Legions shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Legions throws a big shot that misses.
Legions throws the left hand but Yeboah avoids the punch easily.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Legions. Yeboah shrugs it off though.
Yeboah lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Legions circles away quickly and effectively.

Yeboah feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.
Yeboah pushing down on Legions's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Legions tries to get to full guard but Yeboah has control of the leg.
Yeboah passes to side control.
Yeboah advances to full mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah is trying to take his opponent's back.
Yeboah is stalling here but it's allowed Legions to get half guard.
Yeboah trying to control from half guard but Legions is working away.
Legions trying to control from the bottom.

Yeboah is looking for a kimura but Legions is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Yeboah to get the leverage.
Legions gets back to full guard.

Legions is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Yeboah defends well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Yeboah is pushing down on Legions's leg trying to pass to half guard. Legions is fighting to maintain full guard but Yeboah has managed to sneak the leg through.
Yeboah trying to pass the guard but Legions defending well.

Yeboah is trying to work for a kimura but Legions is defending well.
Yeboah trying to control from half guard but Legions is working away.

Legions is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Yeboah pulls his head out easily.
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 Sambulo Yeboah will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


A head kick misses from Legions.
Yeboah attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
A low kick from Legions is predictable there
and Yeboah counters with a stiff right hand.
Legions connects with an inside leg kick.
Yeboah closes the distance and clinches up with Legions, looking for a takedown. Yeboah pushes Legions against the cage but Legions circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Legions is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Yeboah with a body shot.
A big right from Legions misses.
Yeboah feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Legions blocks a head kick by Yeboah.
Yeboah is looking to clinch but Legions is avoiding it.
Yeboah fails to land the takedown.
Legions with a body punch. A glancing blow.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Legions throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Yeboah sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Legions throws a body shot but no joy.
Yeboah throws a hook but Legions blocks it.
Yeboah misses with a hook. Legions ducked under it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah avoids a punch combination nicely.
Legions looks to score with a jab to the body but Yeboah is just out of range.
Yeboah looks to land a right hand but Legions moved out of range.
Legions throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Yeboah avoids a punch combination nicely.
Yeboah misses with a wild body shot.
Legions uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Yeboah.
Legions swings widly with a right hand

and Yeboah counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Sambulo Yeboah overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Yeboah wants to control from the top but Legions keeps moving.
Yeboah slips nicely into half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Yeboah seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Legions does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah wants to pass the guard but Legions is defending well.

Yeboah is working for a submission of some sort.

Legions looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Yeboah has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Yeboah trying to control but he's not successful this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Legions really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Yeboah fails to advance to Legions's back.
Legions is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Yeboah sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Yeboah fails to take his opponent's back.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Yeboah can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Legions is looking to escape.
Legions has given up his back.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Legions wants to escape the position.

Yeboah looking for the RNC.
Yeboah avoiding Legions 's attempts to control his hands.

Legions fending off the submission attempt from Yeboah.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Yeboah looking to finish the fight with a rear naked choke. Legions is controlling Yeboah 's left arm and he spins nicely into guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sambulo Yeboah clearly takes that round.
That's time! Yeboah's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


A swing and a miss from Legions.
Yeboah chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Legions wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Legions throws a right and a left that Yeboah avoids nicely.
Yeboah misses with a kick to the body.
Legions waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Yeboah.
Yeboah avoids the head kick by Legions.
Legions uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Yeboah.
Yeboah is trying hard to land a takedown here. Legions sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Legions swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Legions pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Legions throws a body punch but Yeboah moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah takes a jab right on the kisser.
Yeboah scores with a punch to the head.
A jab from Legions misses.
Legions bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Yeboah is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Legions.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Legions misses with a straight right.
An inside leg kick lands from Yeboah.
Yeboah misses with a body kick.
Yeboah throws a big shot that misses.
Yeboah fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Legions throws a hook to the side of Yeboah's head but Yeboah sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Yeboah keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yeboah thinks about countering with a body kick.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Legions.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Legions.
Legions throws a hook but Yeboah blocks it.
Legions throws a body shot but no joy.
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown but Legions shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Legions, right into the meat.
Yeboah uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Legions.
Yeboah is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
A big left from Legions misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Legions pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Legions pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Legions lands with a shot to the body.
Yeboah throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Legions misses with a low kick.
Nice jab there from Legions.
Legions fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Yeboah is out of range.
Legions throws a lazy uppercut
and Yeboah makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Legions really felt that one!
Legions throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Yeboah lands an overhand right.
Legions moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A shot to the body from Legions misses
and Yeboah counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Legions tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

Yeboah has Legions up against the cage in a clinch.
Yeboah throws a head punch that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Yeboah jumps guard.

Legions got a little sloppy there for a moment and Yeboah has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Legions has managed to get both his arms back between Yeboah's legs - danger averted.
Yeboah is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.


Legions is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Yeboah pulls his head out easily.
Yeboah passes to full mount!
Legions wants to control but Yeboah is having none of it.
Yeboah works his way to his opponent's back.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Legions wants to escape the position.

Legions defending nicely against the rear naked choke attempt.
Yeboah not allowing Legions to control his hands.

Yeboah looking for the choke but no joy.
Yeboah keeps control of the position as Legions tries to break free.

Yeboah working for a RNC but it's not happening just yet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Sambulo Yeboah will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Legions misses with a shot to the body
letting Yeboah counter with a right hand.
Yeboah feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Legions's calf.
Legions lets loose with a powerful body kick. Yeboah will feel that in the morning.
Legions throws a lazy right hand but Yeboah sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Yeboah attempts a counter takedown but Legions avoids it well and moves away.
Yeboah moves out of range of the strikes.
Legions throws a shot from downtown. Yeboah moves away and avoids it.
Yeboah throwing a counter right hand but Legions manages to avoid it.
Yeboah takes a swing at Legions's ribcage but misses.
Legions lands a slapping body shot.
Yeboah moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yeboah. Legions does a little dance to reset his feet.
Yeboah's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Legions connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Yeboah scrambles back to his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Legions just misses with a punch to the body.
A head kick misses from Legions.
Legions throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A counter left hand to the body from Yeboah misses its target.
Legions is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Yeboah.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yeboah scores with a jab to the jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah's jab looks to have found its range, popping Legions under the eye.
Legions has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Yeboah tries to score with a low kick but Legions moves his leg out of the way.
Yeboah defending well as Legions loads up on a big left hand.

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

Yeboah drops back, looking for a kneebar! Legions looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. Legions looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from Legions!

Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Yeboah on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Yeboah is trying to work for a sweep but Legions has mounted him!
Legions scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Yeboah?
Yeboah is in all sorts of trouble here.
Legions has his opponent pinned against the cage, landing some nasty ground and pound that is really making a bit of a mess out of Yeboah's face.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Yeboah is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Felix Legions has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Legions is landing with some decent strikes but Yeboah is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.
Yeboah tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Legions breaks from Yeboah's wrist control and lands an elbow.
Legions working away from the top, dropping strikes.

Yeboah is rocked!
Yeboah tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Oh Yeboah is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Legions fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!
Yeboah really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Legions scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Yeboah?
Legions punishing his opponent with strikes.
Yeboah regains half guard.
Yeboah wants to control the action here but instead Legions manages to pass to full mount!
Yeboah slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Yeboah looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Legions lands a massive shot from half guard that has rocked Yeboah! More strikes land and this one is all over! Legions jumps to his feet and is applauded loudly by the crowd!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:23 of round 5, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Felix Legions!
Felix Legions is the new featherweight champion!
Felix Legions 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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Event: GAMMA#762 SissyPants v Curry     
Date:   Mar 16, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Farboleous Ricard (ranked 26 p4p, 5 weight class) and Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 95 p4p, 11 weight class). Ricard comes into the arena with Vibe Killer blaring out of the sound system. Yeboah has chosen Lionel Richie - All Night Long as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

172 cm
30
150 lbs
20 - 11 - 1
172 cm
33
147 lbs
26 - 19 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Farboleous Ricard!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yeboah throws a sloppy head kick and Ricard moves out of range easily.
Ricard was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Ricard looks to land a left hand but Yeboah moved out of range nicely.
Yeboah misses with an uppercut.
Ricard is looking to counter with a body kick.
Yeboah uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ricard.
Yeboah goes for a double leg but Ricard avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Ricard continues to drive forward.
Yeboah fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ricard manages to avoid it.
Ricard misses with an uppercut. Yeboah saw that one coming.
Yeboah throws a body kick that misses
and Ricard counters with a left to the body.
Ricard throws a front kick aimed at Yeboah's knee but Yeboah avoids it well.
Yeboah appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.

Ricard moves into the clinch successfully.
Ricard lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Yeboah scores with a nice hook to the head.
Yeboah presses Ricard against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Yeboah.
Ricard has Yeboah pressed against the cage, preventing Yeboah from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
A nice left hand lands by Yeboah.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A short right from Ricard.
Ricard lands a hook to the side of the head.
Yeboah blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Yeboah has had enough of the clinch but Ricard keeps him there for the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ricard trying to stall but Yeboah improves his position.
Yeboah working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Ricard misses with a punch to the body.

Yeboah pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
A solid leg kick lands there for Ricard.
Ricard pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Yeboah misses with a shot to the body
and Ricard counters with a low kick, right behind Yeboah 's knee.
Yeboah throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Yeboah swings for the body but Ricard moves out of range.
Yeboah swings for the body but Ricard moves out of range.
Yeboah lands a slapping body shot.
Good exchange - Ricard coming out on top.
Ricard lands a right hook to the body.
Nice defenses there by Yeboah.
Yeboah swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ricard stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Yeboah.
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!
Ricard stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Yeboah is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Ricard rather than just go for the knockout.

Yeboah closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
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.
Yeboah tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah wants to control but Ricard is keeping him busy.
Ricard tries to bench press Yeboah off him but Yeboah keeps the position.

Yeboah is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Ricard has escaped the position, nice work there.
I wouldn't like to be where Ricard is right now.
Yeboah has been taking part in the yoga sessions down at Marty Robbin's Fight Ranch™. Presumably he's going to look for a slick submission... Or maybe he's looking to avoid one.
You can see the frustration on Ricard's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Ricard is trying to improve his position.
Yeboah trying to control the action but Ricard is working from the bottom.
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.
Ricard regains half guard.
Yeboah is trying to control the action in half guard but Ricard is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Ricard is looking to improve his position.
Ricard is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
Ricard is staying active underneath Yeboah, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Yeboah passes the guard and advances to mount!

Yeboah has hold of Ricard's left arm, perhaps looking for a submission. The two fighters tussle over control of the isolated limb and Ricard manages to get his arm back to his side and away from danger.
Ricard keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah moves to the back.
Ricard tries to break free.

Yeboah is staying calm and holding on to the back position, whilst working on a rear naked choke. Ricard is defending well though. Yeboah let's go of the attempt for now.

Ricard defending nicely against the rear naked choke attempt.
Ricard just trying to survive but Yeboah is wriggling into a better position, looking to finish.
Yeboah is hanging on to Ricard's back as he tries to escape.
Ricard is working hard here to advance position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sambulo Yeboah dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Yeboah tries to clinch up.
Ricard swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A jab from Yeboah misses.
Yeboah throws a leg kick but Ricard checks it.
Ricard bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.

Ricard has managed to clinch.
A short left from Ricard.
Yeboah doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Yeboah is pressed up against the cage. Ricard has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Yeboah down to the mat. Yeboah avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Ricard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yeboah manages to avoid it.
A punch lands to the side of Yeboah 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Ricard throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Yeboah cracks the inside of Ricard's front leg.
Ricard looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ricard looks to throw the jab but Yeboah is out of range.

Ricard gets a double leg takedown into Yeboah's guard.
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!

Yeboah had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Ricard defends it easily.
Yeboah wants to sweep but no luck.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ricard is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Yeboah looking to hit a scissor sweep but Ricard is one step ahead there.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:39 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Sambulo Yeboah!
Sambulo Yeboah is the new featherweight champion!
After winning the bout, Sambulo Yeboah thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
42%

 

Event: GAMMA#758 Sin v Sonnen     
Date:   Feb 16, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Bunt Jernit (ranked 112 p4p, 17 weight class) and Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 234 p4p, 27 weight class). Jernit comes to the cage accompanied by Sail - Awolnation. Yeboah has chosen Lionel Richie - All Night Long as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

177 cm
30
146 lbs
29 - 5 - 0
172 cm
33
147 lbs
25 - 19 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

-

Urban Fighter
Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bunt Jernit!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Jack Bonds and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jernit throws a poor cross that misses
and Yeboah counters with a straight right hand.
Jernit throws a hook but Yeboah avoids it easily.
Jernit throws a half hearted mid kick.
Yeboah ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Jernit is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Jernit throws an overhand right that lands on Yeboah's shoulder, as Yeboah tries to avoid the shot.

Jernit moves into the clinch.
A right hand to the body from Yeboah.
Yeboah lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Jernit throws an elbow but it misses.

Yeboah has moved round to his opponent's back and is looking for a suplex! Oh snap! He's tossed Jernit clear over his head and slammed him to the mat!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yeboah keeps control of the position as Jernit tries to break free.
Yeboah gets his hands free as Jernit looks to control.

Yeboah is working the back position looking for the choke. Oh, he's slid into an armbar! Beautiful transition and Jernit taps out! Fantastic Jiu Jitsu from Yeboah.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Sambulo Yeboah!
During a confident post fight interview, Sambulo Yeboah thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep 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
90%

 

Event: GAMMA#756 SissyPants v Curry     
Date:   Feb 02, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 390 p4p, 51 weight class) and Johnny Pearson (ranked 377 p4p, 49 weight class). Yeboah kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Lionel Richie - All Night Long. The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

172 cm
33
147 lbs
24 - 19 - 0
174 cm
29
138 lbs
22 - 14 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing
Urban Fighter

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)
Sin City Allstars



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Johnny Pearson!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Chris Edwards and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A chopping leg kick lands by Pearson.
Yeboah looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Johnny Pearson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yeboah pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Pearson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yeboah was well out of range. Poor timing from Pearson.
Pearson misses with a looping right.
Yeboah displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Pearson throws out the jab.
Pearson scores with a crisp jab that stopped Yeboah in his tracks.
Yeboah misses with a low kick.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Pearson - that will leave a mark!
Yeboah ducks right into an uppercut from Pearson.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Pearson lands a hook to the side of the head.
Yeboah lands a right hand that snaps the head of Pearson backwards.
Pearson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Pearson lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Yeboah backwards.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Pearson scores with a shot to the side of Yeboah's head.
Pearson lands a nice uppercut.
Yeboah lands with a right to the head.
Yeboah prevents a body shot from Pearson.
Pearson stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Pearson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Pearson working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A nice right hand lands inside from Yeboah.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah lands a body punch.
Yeboah lands a shoulder strike.
Pearson tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Yeboah avoids it.
Yeboah can't find room to land a body shot as Pearson controls the action.
Yeboah swings wildly with an uppercut but Pearson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Pearson lands a shot to the body.
Pearson lands a right hand.
Yeboah lands a right hand.
Yeboah misses with a hook to the ribs.
Yeboah misses with some punches.
Pearson lands with a light punch inside.
Pearson lands an elbow inside.
Pearson lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Yeboah backwards.
Pearson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Pearson is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Yeboah is defending well for now.
Yeboah blocking some punches.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Yeboah breaks from the clinch.
Pearson moves out of range of the strikes.
Pearson throws a body kick, spinning off balance

and Yeboah counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
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.
Pearson won't allow Yeboah to pass to mount.
Yeboah wants to lay and pray for a moment but Pearson keeps working.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pearson wants to get back to his feet.
Yeboah is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Yeboah wants to control but Pearson is keeping him busy.
Yeboah wants to pass to mount but Pearson is defending the position.

Yeboah seems to be working for a kimura but Pearson defends the submission attempt.
Pearson is trying to stand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah is trying to control. Pearson wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Pearson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Pearson takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Pearson misses with a kick to the body
and Yeboah counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Yeboah just misses with a punch to the body.
Pearson tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Yeboah paws at him with a jab and circles away.

Pearson has taken the fight to the clinch.
Yeboah blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Pearson lands a right hand.
Yeboah gets through Pearson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Yeboah lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Pearson tries to throw a body punch but Yeboah avoids it by throwing Pearson back against the cage.
Yeboah's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Yeboah jumps guard but Pearson stands there with Yeboah around his waist. Yeboah gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Pearson scores with a shot to the side of Yeboah's head.
Yeboah tries to pull guard but Pearson holds him up against the cage and eventually Yeboah drops back down to his feet.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A short left from Pearson.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah is working Pearson over against the cage.
Yeboah lands a body shot in the clinch.
Yeboah blocks an elbow strike from Pearson.
Yeboah lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Pearson backwards.
Pearson misses with a body punch.
Pearson tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Yeboah avoids it.
Yeboah blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Pearson struggles to land a body shot inside as Yeboah controls his hands.
Yeboah lands a hook to the side of the head.
Yeboah misses with a body punch.
Pearson lands a hook to the side of the head.
Pearson throws a head punch that misses.
Pearson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Yeboah's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Yeboah moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Yeboah avoids a punch combination nicely.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A jab from Yeboah misses.
Pearson thows a body kick. Yeboah tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Yeboah throws a head kick but Pearson moves out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Johnny Pearson dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


A thudding body kick lands there by Yeboah!
Yeboah blocks a head kick by Pearson.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Yeboah checks a leg kick.
Pearson scores with a kick to the body.
Pearson lands with a good body shot.
Pearson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yeboah drops down looking for a counter takedown but Pearson sprawls and moves away.

Yeboah clinches up against the cage.
Pearson tries to work over Yeboah's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A right handed body shot lands from Pearson.
Pearson can't find room to land a body shot as Yeboah controls the action.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Pearson.
Pearson creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Pearson blocking some punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah working aggressively here.
Yeboah tries to throw a body punch but Pearson avoids it by throwing Yeboah back against the cage.
Yeboah lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Yeboah tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Yeboah swings wildly with an uppercut but Pearson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yeboah tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Pearson's elbow.
Yeboah misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Pearson.
Pearson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Yeboah working aggressively here.
Nice body punch from Yeboah.
Yeboah lands a shoulder strike.
Yeboah gets through Pearson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Yeboah lands a hook to the side of the head.

Pearson is rocked!
Yeboah avoids a wild elbow strike from Pearson.
Pearson is still on wobbly legs! Can Yeboah finish him?
Nice body punch from Yeboah - that landed with a thud.

Yeboah manages to break the clinch.
Yeboah walks forward and throws a big overhand right! Pearson drops to the floor like a sack of potatoes! Yeboah swarms on him with more punches until the referee wrestles him away from Pearson's unconscious body! Wow, that was brutal!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:30 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Sambulo Yeboah!
A relieved looking Sambulo Yeboah 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
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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
67%

 

Event: GAMMA#752 SissyPants v Kruger     
Date:   Jan 12, 2019

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Yoshihiro Asai (ranked 254 p4p, 31 weight class) and Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 224 p4p, 26 weight class). Yeboah has chosen Lionel Richie - All Night Long as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

172 cm
32
140 lbs
23 - 12 - 1
172 cm
33
147 lbs
24 - 18 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter
Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)

Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Yoshihiro Asai !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Jack Bonds and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Asai swings widly with a right hand
and Yeboah counters with a slapping leg kick.
Yeboah has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Asai is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Yeboah uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Asai has time to react.
Asai swings for the body but Yeboah moves out of range.
Asai fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yeboah manages to avoid it.
Asai with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Yeboah to score with a decent uppercut.
Yeboah waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Asai .
Asai changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.

Asai darts in and clinches Yeboah up against the cage.
A short left from Asai .
Asai misses with a knee to the head.
Yeboah blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Yeboah lands a left hand.
Asai looking to throw knees to the head but Yeboah is blocking nicely.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Yeboah struggles to land a body shot inside as Asai controls his hands.
Yeboah tries for a takedown but Asai manages to get underhooks.
Yeboah throws a head punch that misses.
Asai tries a body shot but Yeboah blocks it.
Asai blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Asai blocking some punches.
Asai landing knees to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Yeboah on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Yeboah misses with the head strike.
Asai looking to throw knees to the head but Yeboah is blocking nicely.
Asai prevents the takedown attempt.
Asai blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Asai is trying to force a seperation but Yeboah has the dominant position.
Asai tries a body shot but Yeboah blocks it.
Yeboah goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Asai tries to circle away but Yeboah has him pinned against the cage.
Yeboah lands a hook to the side of the head.
Yeboah is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Asai to keep the fight standing.
Yoshihiro Asai has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sambulo Yeboah.

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

Asai moves into the clinch.
Asai blocks a body shot from Yeboah.
Asai lands a left hand that snaps the head of Yeboah backwards.
Asai struggles to land a body shot inside as Yeboah controls his hands.
Knees in the clinch landing for Asai .
Yeboah working hard to break the clinch.
Yeboah is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Asai gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Asai doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Asai 's elbow.
Yeboah has a couple of punches blocked by Asai .
A quick uppercut on the inside from Asai .
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Asai creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Asai manages to break the clinch.
Asai dips to his left and cracks Yeboah with an uppercut!
Asai lands with a cross.
Yeboah slips a straight right by Asai .
Asai lands a nice hook to Yeboah's body. Yeboah takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Yeboah throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Asai lands with a hook. Yeboah tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Yeboah cracks Asai with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Yeboah misses with a head kick.
Yoshihiro Asai seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Asai moves forwards but Yeboah connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Yeboah scores with a crisp jab that stopped Asai in his tracks.
Asai swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Asai turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Asai connects with a single shot there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Asai connects with a right hand. Yeboah shakes it off.
A punch lands to the side of Yeboah 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Yeboah just misses with a punch to the body.
A slow jab from Yeboah misses its intended target.
Yeboah misses with a body kick.
Yeboah avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Asai misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yeboah.
A countering left hand to the body from Yeboah misses.
Yeboah shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Asai scores with a hook.
Asai checks a leg kick.
Asai jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Yeboah keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Asai .
Yoshihiro Asai is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Asai looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Yeboah shoots in looking for a takedown but Asai manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Yeboah's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Yeboah moves out of range of the body kick from Asai .
Yeboah tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Asai paws at him with a jab and circles away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Asai slips a jab from Yeboah.
Yeboah throws a low kick but Asai moves out of range easily.
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!
Asai throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yeboah with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Asai to score with a decent uppercut.
Asai tries to close the distance and clinch up but Yeboah swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Asai showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Yeboah.
Yeboah misses with a hook. Asai ducked under it nicely.
Yeboah fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Asai avoids it really well and circles away.
Asai throws a body kick that misses.
Yeboah takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yeboah throws a front kick aimed at Asai 's knee but Asai avoids it well.
Asai with a hook.
Asai avoids the head kick by Yeboah.
Asai lands a nice leg kick that just misses Yeboah's sensitive parts.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Yoshihiro Asai dominated that round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Asai blocks a head kick by Yeboah.
A big left from Asai misses.
Yeboah throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Asai takes a swing at Yeboah's ribcage but misses.
Asai swings wildly with a couple of big hooks

and Yeboah counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.

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

Yeboah breaks the clinch.
Yeboah throws a leg kick but Asai checks it.
Asai is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Yeboah keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yoshihiro Asai is winning the standup battle so far.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Yeboah checks a leg kick.
Asai just misses with a punch to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yeboah tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Asai was well out of range. Poor timing from Yeboah.
Yeboah thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Asai if he has to take too many more of those.

Asai has closed the distance and engaged Yeboah in a clinch.
Yeboah misses with a hook from the clinch.
Yeboah has Asai pressed against the cage, preventing Asai from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Yeboah as Asai tries to tie him up.
Yoshihiro Asai has scored more points in the clinch so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Asai tries to stall but Yeboah uses the opportunity to gain a better position.

Asai breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Good leg kick by Yeboah there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Asai scores with a decent looking hook.
Asai pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Nice shot by Asai .
Asai connects with a leg kick. Yeboah looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Yeboah throws a one two combo.
Asai throws a hook to the side of Yeboah's head but Yeboah sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Asai avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
As Yeboah looks to move away, Asai throws a big counter combo but Yeboah just gets out of the way.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Yeboah.
Good exchange - Asai coming out on top.
Asai throws out a loose jab but Yeboah uses good head movement to avoid it.
Asai is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Yeboah can do to turn this around?
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yeboah takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Asai attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Nice shot lands for Asai .

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Yeboah tries to land a leg kick but Asai saw it coming and moves away.
Asai misses the jab.
Yeboah checks a leg kick nicely.

Asai instigates a clinch.
Asai lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Yeboah backwards.
Yeboah lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Yeboah misses with a punch to the body.
Yeboah working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Asai blocks an uppercut.
Yeboah misses with a body punch.
Yeboah lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Asai backwards.
Yeboah has a couple of punches blocked by Asai .
Asai lands a knee to the body.
Asai blocks an uppercut.

Yeboah manages to break the clinch.
Asai is looking to land body kicks.
Yeboah circles away from the clinch attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Asai looks to throw the jab but Yeboah is out of range.
Yeboah misses with a leg kick.
Asai jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Yeboah keeps Asai at a distance using the push kick.
Yeboah cracks Asai with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Asai thumps Yeboah with a low kick.
Yeboah tries to land a body kick
and Asai connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Yeboah misses with a body shot.
Asai buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Asai lands with a right hand.
Asai bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Asai uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Asai misses with a low kick.
Asai pulls out of a head kick attempt.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Asai lands an overhand right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Asai looks to score with a jab to the body but Yeboah is just out of range.
Asai checks a leg kick.
A slow jab from Asai misses its intended target.
Yeboah tries for a takedown but Asai sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Asai checks a leg kick.
Asai fails in his attempt to clinch.
The crowd cheers as Yeboah lands an impressive looking overhand right. Asai doesn't seem phased though.
Yeboah connects with a nice looking jab.
Asai ducks under a wild hook from Yeboah.
Asai blocks a head kick by Yeboah.
Asai throws a quick counter kick to the body but Yeboah avoids it.
Asai punishes Yeboah's body with a nice straight punch.
Yeboah displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Asai throws out the jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Asai ducks under a wild hook from Yeboah.
Yeboah moves out of range of the body kick.
Yeboah steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Yeboah misses with an attempted mid kick.
Yeboah throws a head kick that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Yoshihiro Asai 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!


Yeboah walks into a stiff left hand from Asai .
The fighters circling - Asai throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Yeboah looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Asai misses the shot to the body.
It seemed like Yeboah was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Yeboah swings for the body but Asai moves out of range.
Asai tries a head kick but it misses.
A low kick from Asai is predictable there
and Yeboah cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Yeboah takes the fight into the clinch.
Yeboah tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Asai obliges.
Asai lands a right hand.
Asai tries a body shot but Yeboah blocks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice right hand lands inside from Asai .
Yeboah working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Yeboah fails to land.
Yeboah swings away with an uppercut that misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A head punch blocked on the inside by Asai .
A short left from Asai .
Yeboah has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Asai 's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Asai working aggressively here.
Asai misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Yeboah.
Yeboah misses with the head strike.
Yeboah has had enough of the clinch but Asai keeps him there for the moment.
Asai trying to control the position but instead, Yeboah has worked for underhooks and has pushed Asai into the cage.

Asai manages to break the clinch.
Asai throws a poor cross that misses
and Yeboah counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Asai stalks Yeboah and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Yeboah's face. Yeboah staggers backwards, shaken.
Asai looks to land a right hand but Yeboah moved out of range.
Yeboah stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Asai .
Yeboah moves out of range of the body kick from Asai .
A countering left hand to the body from Yeboah misses.
Asai lands a lovely overhand right.
A jab from Asai misses.
Yeboah misses with a head kick.
Yeboah tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Asai manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Yeboah has Asai up against the cage in a clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Yeboah pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Yeboah is looking to clinch.
Asai moves out of range of the strikes.
Yeboah throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Yeboah uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Asai .
Asai misses with a low kick.
That kick from Asai tenderised Yeboah's leg. Yeboah is trying to keep his angry face on.
A head kick by Asai misses
and Asai takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Yeboah misses with a left hand
and Asai counters with a straight right hand.
Asai lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Asai throws a lazy right hand but Yeboah sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Yeboah tries a quick counter leg kick but Asai is wise to it.
Asai throws a body punch but Yeboah moves out of range.
Yeboah ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Asai throws a shot from downtown. Yeboah moves away and avoids it.
Yeboah shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.

Asai rushes Yeboah and presses him up against the cage.
Asai throws a knee to the head but misses.
Asai taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Asai blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A nice left hand lands by Asai .
Yeboah lands a left hand.
Yeboah misses with some punches.
Sambulo Yeboah has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

Yeboah pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Asai misses with an uppercut. Yeboah saw that one coming.
Asai turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Nice takedown defense from Asai . No joy for Yeboah on that attempt.
Asai throws a low kick but Yeboah avoids it.
Asai throws a quick inside leg kick.
Asai connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Yeboah's hands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Asai throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Yeboah stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Asai cracks the inside of Yeboah's front leg.
Asai takes one on the button.
Asai tries to bum rush Yeboah with a series of wild strikes but Yeboah uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Yeboah throws a leg kick but Asai sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Yeboah misses with a kick to the body.
Asai connects with a body shot that sends Yeboah's belly button to the back.
Asai connects with a solid leg kick.
Asai connects with a solid leg kick.
Yeboah connects with a solid leg kick.
Yoshihiro Asai is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Yeboah stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Asai .
That kick from Asai tenderised Yeboah's leg. Yeboah is trying to keep his angry face on.
Asai scores with a nice right hand.
Asai scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Yeboah tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Asai paws at him with a jab and circles away.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Yoshihiro Asai !
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RATING
78%

 

Event: GAMMA#749 Heimendahl v Kruger     
Date:   Dec 22, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 381 p4p, 49 weight class) and Nathan Wallace (ranked 338 p4p, 39 weight class). Yeboah's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Nathan Wallace has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

172 cm
32
147 lbs
23 - 18 - 0
176 cm
31
146 lbs
17 - 10 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Nathan Wallace!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, Sam Margolis and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Wallace lands with a nice body kick.
Sambulo Yeboah seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Wallace lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.

Wallace tries to keep at a distance but Yeboah has taken the fight into the clinch.
Wallace misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Wallace manages to break the clinch.
Yeboah misses with an attempted mid kick.
Yeboah misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Wallace has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Yeboah is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Yeboah tries to work over Wallace's front leg with a kick but Wallace checks it.
Wallace moves away from the strike by Yeboah.
Wallace misses the jab.
Yeboah thinks about countering with a head kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Wallace manages to avoid it.
Wallace misses with a jab, cross combination.
Yeboah throws a push kick but Wallace slaps the foot to one side.
Yeboah walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Wallace checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Wallace misses the shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice straight punches there by Wallace. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Wallace.
Wallace looks to land a combination but Yeboah avoids it well.
We've been hearing reports that Yeboah has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Yeboah fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Wallace manages to avoid it.
Wallace tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yeboah was well out of range. Poor timing from Wallace.

Yeboah gets in close and instigates a clinch.

Yeboah escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Yeboah lands with a thumping leg kick.
Wallace avoids the body shot from Yeboah.
A big left from Yeboah misses.
Nice body punch from Yeboah.
Yeboah lands a nice looking body shot.
Yeboah looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Wallace is fending him off so far but Yeboah persists. Nope, Wallace circles away and we're back to standing.
Yeboah looking to land some kicks to the body here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wallace misses with a body kick.
Yeboah fails in his attempt to clinch.
Wallace counters with a body kick.
Yeboah missing with a left hand there. Wallace was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Wallace misses with a low kick.
It looked like Yeboah wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Nice shot by Yeboah.
Nice straight punches there by Yeboah. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Yeboah.
Yeboah throws a hook to the side of Wallace's head but Wallace sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Wallace as he avoids it easily.
Wallace now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Wallace throws a half hearted mid kick.
Yeboah throws a body punch but Wallace moves out of range.
A jab from Wallace misses.
Yeboah keeps Wallace at a distance using the push kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Yeboah misses with a head kick.
Yeboah throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A punch lands to the side of Yeboah 's head but he takes it in his stride.
A big right from Wallace misses.
Wallace throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Wallace throws a wild body kick that Yeboah sees coming a mile off.
Yeboah jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Wallace keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yeboah fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Wallace on the side of the head.
A cross from Wallace lands.
Yeboah walks into a left hand.
Wallace takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yeboah lands a jab to Wallace's midsection.
Yeboah scores with a leg kick.
Wallace drops his hands momentarily and Yeboah takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Wallace listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Yeboah lands with a kick to the ribs.
Wallace tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Yeboah walks into a jab.
Wallace throws a body kick that misses.
Wallace moves out of range of the body kick.
Wallace displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Yeboah.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Sambulo Yeboah. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Wallace misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Sambulo Yeboah will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Sloppy strikes from Yeboah. Those never looked like landing.
Wallace stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Yeboah swings for the body but Wallace moves out of range.
Yeboah throws a sloppy head kick and Wallace moves out of range easily.
Yeboah backing away here, and Wallace unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Wallace connects with a body shot.
Wallace dodges the punch combination from Yeboah.
Wallace looks like he wants to counter punch here.
An inside leg kick from Yeboah misses.
Yeboah misses with the body kick
and Wallace counters with a lovely straight right hand!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wallace defending well as Yeboah loads up on a big left hand.
Wallace swings for the body but Yeboah moves out of range.
Wallace throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Wallace misses with a low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yeboah. Wallace does a little dance to reset his feet.
Wallace throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
As Wallace backs away, Yeboah returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Wallace throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Yeboah on the side of the head.
Yeboah misses with a low kick.
Wallace looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Wallace misses with an uppercut. Yeboah saw that one coming.
Wallace tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yeboah was well out of range. Poor timing from Wallace.
Wallace throws a low kick but it's checked well by Yeboah.
A solid body kick from Yeboah.
Yeboah swings for the body but Wallace moves out of range.
Wallace is trying to counter with his kicks.
Wallace throws the kick towards the body but Yeboah avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah moves out of range of the body kick from Wallace.
Wallace lands a nice shot that snaps Yeboah's head back.
Wallace tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Yeboah is able to avoid easily.
Yeboah throws a jab when Wallace was well out of range.
Wallace swings wildly with a couple of big hooks

and Yeboah counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Wallace is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Yeboah is controlling him.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Wallace is looking to stand back up but Yeboah counters by passing into half guard. Oops... bit sloppy there by Wallace.
Yeboah is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Yeboah has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Yeboah is trying to control. Wallace wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah is pressing down on Wallace's thigh, looking to free his foot. Wallace is holding on for now.
Wallace pushes Yeboah off looking to stand but Yeboah dives back in and keeps control.
Yeboah passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Wallace!
Yeboah looking to control but Wallace is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Yeboah with some aggressive grappling here, looking for the finish.
Yeboah is working hard here to advance position.
Yeboah controlling his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Wallace has given up his back, trying to stand up. Not clever.
Yeboah trying to control momentarily.
Wallace is in a world of trouble here. He's outmatched on the ground here and he'd better get Yeboah off his back sharpish unless he wants to be submitted.

Yeboah looking to finish the fight with a rear naked choke. Wallace is controlling Yeboah 's left arm and he spins nicely into guard.
Yeboah is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
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 Sambulo Yeboah will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Yeboah dives in for a single leg takedown but Wallace sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Wallace circles away from the clinch attempt.
Yeboah misses with a kick to the body.
Sambulo Yeboah is winning the standup battle so far.
Yeboah fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Wallace checks it well.
Wallace throws a counter combo.
Yeboah takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Wallace avoids the head kick by Yeboah.
Yeboah blocks a low kick nicely.
Yeboah drops his hands momentarily and Wallace takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah throws a shot to the body.
Yeboah takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Wallace misses with a hook. Yeboah ducked under it nicely.
Wallace throws a wild combination but nothing lands.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Yeboah misses with an uppercut
letting Wallace counter with a right hand.
Wallace misses with an uppercut. Yeboah saw that one coming.
Wallace fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Yeboah checks it well.
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Wallace as he avoids it easily.
Wallace punishes Yeboah's body with a nice straight punch.
The fighters circling - Yeboah throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Wallace looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Wallace throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Yeboah counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Yeboah displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Wallace throws out the jab.
Yeboah keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nathan Wallace is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Yeboah rushes Wallace and presses him up against the cage.
Yeboah struggles to land a body shot inside as Wallace controls his hands.
Nathan Wallace has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Wallace manages to break the clinch.
Wallace looks to score with a jab to the body but Yeboah is just out of range.
Wallace misses with a body kick.
An attempted straight right counter from Yeboah misses the target.
Yeboah's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Wallace connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Yeboah scrambles back to his feet.
Wallace throws a sloppy head kick and Yeboah moves out of range easily.
Wallace jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yeboah stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Wallace misses with a body kick.
Yeboah wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Wallace thows a leg kick but Yeboah checks it
and Yeboah counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Wallace thinking.
Wallace scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Yeboah doesn't seem bothered though.
Yeboah throws a nice inside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a push kick but Wallace slaps the foot to one side.
Yeboah feints and then cracks Wallace's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Wallace down.
Yeboah misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Wallace only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Wallace takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Yeboah keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Yeboah lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Yeboah throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Wallace stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
The fighters circling - Yeboah throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Wallace on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Wallace misses with a kick to the body.
Wallace looks to score with a jab to the body but Yeboah is just out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Yeboah misses the target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Yeboah misses with a wild body shot.

Yeboah closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Wallace prevents a body shot from Yeboah.

Wallace manages to break the clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Wallace pushes Yeboah away with a front kick.
Yeboah takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Sambulo Yeboah is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
A head kick by Yeboah misses
letting Wallace counter with a right hand.
Wallace misses with a low kick.
Yeboah throws a sloppy head kick and Wallace moves out of range easily.
The fight stays on the outside here - Yeboah looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Nathan Wallace.
I think Yeboah 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 Paul Tew scores the fight 29:28
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 30:27
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sambulo Yeboah!

Sambulo Yeboah thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
52%

 

Event: GAMMA#745 DeNeville v Benny     
Date:   Dec 01, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Felix Legions (ranked 128 p4p, 17 weight class) and Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 237 p4p, 32 weight class). Legions's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, For Heavy Metal we will die!. Yeboah has chosen Lionel Richie - All Night Long as his entrance music. Felix Legions has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

166 cm
32
148 lbs
21 - 9 - 1
172 cm
32
147 lbs
23 - 17 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)

Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight 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 Los Angeles, Felix Legions!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Yeboah rushes Legions and presses him up against the cage.
Yeboah lands a body punch.
Yeboah tries a body shot but Legions blocks it.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Yeboah has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Yeboah jumps guard but Legions turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
We've been hearing reports that Legions has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Legions lands a body shot.
Legions tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Yeboah misses with a short punch on the inside.

Legions breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Legions gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Yeboah throws a sloppy head kick and Legions moves out of range easily.
A big right from Yeboah misses.
Legions misses with a left hand
and Yeboah counters with a nice uppercut.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yeboah. Legions does a little dance to reset his feet.
Yeboah has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Legions.
Legions fails to land with a series of punches.
Legions shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Legions shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Yeboah takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Yeboah let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Legions fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Yeboah misses with a hook.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Legions - that will leave a mark!

That's one minute gone in the round.

Legions throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Yeboah tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Legions is in Yeboah's guard.
Legions stands up over Yeboah, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.

Yeboah looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Yeboah looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Yeboah is still trying to improve position.
Legions keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Yeboah's head.
Yeboah is trying to control the position but Legions postures up.

Yeboah is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Legions defends well.
Legions trying to control the position from guard on top but Yeboah is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah is trying to keep Legions in close.
Legions working some strikes from top position.
Legions slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Legions scores with punches from side control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Legions connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Yeboah some visible discomfort.
Yeboah manages to get back to half guard.
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!
Legions is trying to control. Yeboah wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Legions takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Yeboah has hold of Legions's hands but Legions slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Yeboah slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Yeboah trying to control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Legions lands a couple of digs.
Legions content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Legions trying to control the position from guard on top but Yeboah is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Yeboah looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Legions trying to control but Yeboah is working from the bottom.
Yeboah is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Legions working some strikes from top position.
Yeboah lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.


Legions is active off his back here, looking for submissions.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Legions keeping moving, preventing Yeboah from controlling successfully.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Yeboah forces his way into half guard.
Yeboah looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Yeboah wants to take a breather but Legions is having none of it.
Yeboah looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Yeboah takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Legions tries to roll over but Yeboah keeps him under control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Legions thows a left - swing and a miss!
Legions closes this distance looking for a takedown but Yeboah circles away.
Legions misses with a straight right.
Legions shoots in but no luck this time.
Legions jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Yeboah is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Legions lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Legions - that will leave a mark!
Legions goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Yeboah closes this distance looking for a takedown but Legions circles away.
Legions is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Yeboah can do to turn this around?
Yeboah darts in looking for a takedown but Legions gets double underhooks and turns Yeboah into the cage.
Legions pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Legions misses with a looping left.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Yeboah scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
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!
Legions tries to control but end up mounted... ooooh, that's bad.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Legions prevents Yeboah from taking his back.

Yeboah looks like he's working for a submission but he's not found anything just yet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Legions is trying desperately to improve position.
Yeboah takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.

Yeboah swings around for an armbar but it's a sloppy attempt and Legions is now in Yeboah's guard. A big mistake from Yeboah there, giving up the dominant position!
Legions working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Yeboah can't keep his opponent in guard - Legions advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Legions is trying to control the action in half guard but Yeboah is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Legions scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Yeboah is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Legions's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Legions's back!

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Yeboah is working for the rear naked choke. He has one arm under the chin but Legions has hold of the other arm. A bit of a stalemate here.
I really don't envy Legions right now.

Yeboah is staying calm and holding on to the back position, whilst working on a rear naked choke. Legions is defending well though. Yeboah let's go of the attempt for now.
Yeboah has the hooks in. Legions is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.
Well, with Yeboah on his back, surely it's only a matter of time before Legions is tapping out... Can he escape the position?
Yeboah tries to get the hooks in deep but Legions pushed the leg off.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Legions is defending well here and trying to improve his position.

Yeboah has his opponent's back and is working for the choke.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah has the hooks in. Legions is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.
Legions is working hard here to advance position.
Sambulo Yeboah has got the better of the ground game so far.
Legions turns into Yeboah and is now in his guard.
Yeboah not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Legions scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Legions has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Yeboah is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Legions seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Legions looking to pass the guard.

Yeboah working for a triangle but Legions defends it easily.
Legions lands a couple of digs.
Yeboah controls Legions momentarily but Legions frees himself.
Legions is working Yeboah over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Legions not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Legions working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
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 Felix Legions will probably get the nod.
That's time! Legions's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Legions lands a leg kick that knocks Yeboah off balance momentarily.
Yeboah swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Yeboah ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Yeboah takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Yeboah fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Legions manages to avoid it.
It looked like Legions was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Legions with a hook.
Legions tries for a takedown but Yeboah circles away easily
and Yeboah counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Yeboah tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Legions manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Yeboah wants to clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Yeboah gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Legions is working Yeboah over against the cage.
A right hook to the body lands for Legions.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Legions scores with an uppercut up the middle.

Legions gets control of Yeboah's arms and successfully pulls guard. Legions will no doubt be looking for submissions off his back.
Legions keeping moving, preventing Yeboah from controlling successfully.
Yeboah forces his way into half guard.
Yeboah looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Legions wants to get back to full guard.

Yeboah is working for a kimura but Legions is defending it quite comfortably.
Legions is looking to improve his position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Yeboah is working for a submission of some sort.
Yeboah trying to control the action but Legions is working from the bottom.
The fighters are battling for position here. Legions manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Legions tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Legions working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Yeboah doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Yeboah manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Yeboah works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Yeboah is looking to take a break and control but Legions is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Sambulo Yeboah has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Legions is looking to improve his position.
Yeboah passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Legions!
Yeboah pushing the pace here, looking to move to his opponents back and work for a finish.

Yeboah is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Legions is surviving well by controlling Yeboah's body position as best he can.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Legions manages to regain half guard. Good work.

Yeboah is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Legions is looking to control Yeboah's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Legions avoid being mounted?
Legions is looking to improve his position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Yeboah is stalling here. Legions is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Yeboah seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Legions has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.
Legions trying to control the position but Yeboah is working away.

And that's the end of the fight!
Felix Legions showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Legions 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 30:27
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 29:28
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Felix Legions!

In his post fight interview, Felix Legions started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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G S C G energy
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
43%

 

Event: GAMMA#740 Fazier v DeNeville     
Date:   Nov 03, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Felipe Feltre (ranked 459 p4p, 49 weight class) and Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 341 p4p, 41 weight class). Feltre comes into the arena with Someday Never Comes blaring out of the sound system. Yeboah is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Sambulo Yeboah has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

170 cm
35
135 lbs
30 - 15 - 0
172 cm
32
147 lbs
22 - 17 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

HELLBENT

Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Felipe Feltre!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Timothy Bukovac and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Feltre slips a straight right by Yeboah.

Yeboah has taken the fight to the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Yeboah fails to land.
Yeboah blocks a body shot from Feltre.
Yeboah lands a nice shot to the body.
Feltre fails to pull guard.
Feltre is trying to maintain a safe position but Yeboah gets an underhook and turns Feltre into the cage.
Feltre struggles to land a body shot inside as Yeboah controls his hands.
Yeboah prevents a body shot from Feltre.
Feltre jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Yeboah walks away with a smile on his face. Feltre gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Feltre bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Yeboah's head backwards.
Yeboah digs a good hook to Feltre's body.
Yeboah cracks a nice hook into Feltre's ribs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah scores with the left hand. Feltre knows he should have avoided that one.
A looping hook to the body misses from Feltre. Yeboah does a little dance to reset his feet.
Feltre slips a straight right by Yeboah.
Feltre swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah misses with a low kick.
Feltre is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Yeboah.
Sambulo Yeboah seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yeboah connects with a high kick.
Yeboah misses with a straight left.

Yeboah closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Feltre has Yeboah pressed against the cage.

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

Feltre working for a triangle but Yeboah defends it easily.
Yeboah passes Feltre's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Yeboah is taking a breather. Feltre says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Feltre is concentrating on defense, preventing Yeboah from advancing position.
Yeboah wants to pass the guard but Feltre is defending well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah trying to control from half guard but Feltre is working away.
Feltre's coaches at Spartans Gym have been working on his defensive grappling in preparation for this fight so let's see if he can get out of this tricky position.
Feltre is looking for a sweep. Yeboah is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Yeboah wants to work for an arm triangle but Feltre is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Feltre is trying to maintain the position but Yeboah is very close to passing his half guard.
Yeboah tries to pass the half guard into mount. Feltre knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Feltre trying to control here.
Feltre wants to get back to full guard.

Feltre is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Yeboah pulls his head out easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Feltre!
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Yeboah looking to control but Feltre is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Feltre wants to hold on but Yeboah pushes him away.

Yeboah working for a guillotine from mount but Feltre is in no mood to give up.
Feltre is squirming around, avoiding Yeboah's attempts to control the action.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Feltre working to try and regain half guard.

Yeboah jumps to side control looking for an arm triangle but Feltre manages to avoid the submission attempt.
Feltre tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Yeboah wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Feltre can't do much from the bottom here.
Feltre tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Yeboah wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Yeboah has knee on belly and now moves to full mount! Trouble for Feltre!
Feltre is squirming around, avoiding Yeboah's attempts to control the action.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Yeboah moves to the back position.
A lull in the action here.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Feltre can't escape the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sambulo Yeboah dominated that round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Feltre takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Yeboah scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Yeboah throws a low kick but Feltre moves out of range easily.
A jab from Yeboah misses.
Yeboah throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Feltre tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Yeboah manages to circle out of the way.
Jab, jab by Yeboah - just one landing.
Yeboah throws a right hand that Feltre ducks under and follows up with a left that Feltre also avoids with ease.
Yeboah connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Feltre misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yeboah.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Feltre will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Feltre misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yeboah.
Yeboah uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Feltre.
Nice defenses there by Yeboah.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Feltre misses with a double jab.
Good work by Yeboah as he checks the leg kick.
Yeboah dips to his left and cracks Feltre with an uppercut!
Feltre displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Yeboah throws out the jab.
Yeboah throws a leg kick which misses Feltre's front leg but catches the back leg as Feltre tries to avoid it.
Yeboah pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Yeboah avoids the body shot from Feltre.
Feltre throws a combination that misses
and Yeboah counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A head kick misses from Yeboah.
Yeboah with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Yeboah has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Feltre stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Yeboah.
Feltre moves out of range as Yeboah strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Feltre tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yeboah was well out of range. Poor timing from Feltre.
Feltre throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Yeboah stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Felipe Feltre is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Yeboah throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yeboah scores with a jab to the body.
Yeboah wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Feltre closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Feltre throws a front kick that sends Yeboah stumbling back into the cage.
Yeboah looks to land a left hand but Feltre moved out of range nicely.
Yeboah is looking to land body kicks.
Feltre pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Feltre with a jab.
Yeboah throws a body punch but Feltre moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Yeboah clinches up with Feltre and pushes him back against the cage.

Feltre successfully pulls guard.
Yeboah is pushing down on Feltre's leg trying to pass to half guard. Feltre is fighting to maintain full guard but Yeboah has managed to sneak the leg through.

Feltre looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Feltre is trying to control but can't.
Feltre tries to roll over but Yeboah keeps him under control.

Yeboah is working for a submission of some sort.

Yeboah is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Feltre is just riding it out for now. Yeboah eventually gives up the hold.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah is thwarting Feltre's attempts to control the position.
Yeboah is keen to just control but Feltre is a slippery customer.
Yeboah wants to pass to mount but Feltre is defending the position.
Feltre is staying active underneath Yeboah, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

Feltre actively working from the bottom here.
Yeboah trying to control the action but Feltre is working from the bottom.
Feltre moves into full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sambulo Yeboah 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. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Yeboah tries a head kick but it misses.
Yeboah bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Feltre's head backwards.
A head kick misses from Yeboah.
Yeboah throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Yeboah throws a leg kick that is checked
and Feltre counters with a straight right hand.
A punch combination from Yeboah misses.
Yeboah is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Feltre.
Feltre feints and then cracks Yeboah's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Yeboah down.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah throws a body punch but Feltre moves out of range.
Feltre misses with a leg kick
and Yeboah makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Yeboah takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Yeboah scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Feltre lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Yeboah throws a leg kick that misses.
Feltre lands an overhand right.
Yeboah throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Feltre tries to land a front kick but Yeboah steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
A little jabbing left from Yeboah on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Yeboah throws a head kick but Feltre moves out of range.
Feltre misses with a wild body shot.
Yeboah connects with a good right hand that stumbles Feltre. Feltre circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Feltre looks to score with a jab to the body but Yeboah is just out of range.
Yeboah is looking to land body kicks.

Feltre closes the distance and pushes Yeboah back into the cage.
A short left from Yeboah.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah scores with a nice hook to the head.
Feltre manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Feltre is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Yeboah to keep the fight standing.
Feltre is looking to control Yeboah's arms but Yeboah gets an underhook and turns him. Now Feltre has his back to the cage.
Feltre lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yeboah tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Yeboah has a couple of punches blocked by Feltre.
Feltre jumps guard but Yeboah stands there with Feltre around his waist. Feltre gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Yeboah lands a shoulder strike.
Yeboah lands a hook to the side of the head.
Yeboah slowing the pace effectively.
Feltre tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Yeboah just stands there and leans against the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Felipe Feltre. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Feltre doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Feltre gets through Yeboah's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Feltre is trying to pull guard but Yeboah turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Yeboah is trying to pull guard but Feltre turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Yeboah lands a body punch.
Feltre jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Yeboah walks away with a smile on his face. Feltre gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah lands a right hook to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
An inside leg kick lands from Feltre.
Yeboah connects with a solid leg kick.
Yeboah throws a chopping leg kick but Feltre manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Yeboah throws a nice looking combination but Feltre bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Feltre throws a left and a right that both miss
and Yeboah counters with a left and a right that stings Feltre.
Felipe Feltre has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Yeboah lands a jab.
Yeboah throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Feltre fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Yeboah.
Feltre misses with a low kick as Yeboah jumps back.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah moves out of range of the leg kick from Feltre.
Good shot there by Yeboah.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jab by Yeboah.
Yeboah takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Yeboah on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Feltre tries to work over Yeboah's front leg with a kick but Yeboah checks it.
Sambulo Yeboah is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Feltre is looking to wear down Yeboah with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Yeboah works the jab nicely.
Feltre takes a swing at Yeboah's ribcage but misses.
Sambulo Yeboah seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Feltre staying out of range there.
Feltre tried to counter with a leg kick but Yeboah avoided it.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Yeboah.
Feltre walks into a left hand.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 27:30
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 27:30
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sambulo Yeboah!

An out of breath Sambulo Yeboah thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: GAMMA#735 Sonnen v Maracon     
Date:   Oct 06, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 193 p4p, 23 weight class) and Karol Mirowski (ranked 125 p4p, 15 weight class). Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Mirowski has chosen Mercy as his entrance music. Karol Mirowski acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

172 cm
32
147 lbs
22 - 16 - 0
166 cm
36
149 lbs
24 - 9 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Karol Mirowski!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Percy O'Donnell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mirowski showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Yeboah.
Mirowski waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Yeboah.
Mirowski on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Yeboah shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Mirowski pinned against the cage. Mirowski gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Yeboah looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Mirowski has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Yeboah.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah lands a right hook to the body.
Nice sprawl there from Mirowski as Yeboah shoots in.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah tries to clinch up.
Yeboah keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Yeboah throws an off balance right hand
enabling Mirowski to counter with a crisp jab.
Yeboah slips under a jab.
Mirowski misses with a jab, cross combination.
Yeboah throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Mirowski cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Mirowski misses the body punch
letting Yeboah counter with a right hand.
Yeboah moves out of range as Mirowski throws a body kick.
Mirowski moves out of range of the body kick.
Mirowski only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Nice shot by Yeboah.
Yeboah swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah misses with a body kick.
It seemed like Mirowski was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Mirowski 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.
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown but Mirowski shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Sambulo Yeboah. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Yeboah throws a push kick but Mirowski slaps the foot to one side.
Yeboah tries a head kick but it misses.
Mirowski throws a sloppy head kick and Yeboah moves out of range easily.
Yeboah is looking to counter with head kicks.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mirowski misses with a body kick.
Yeboah throws a series of punches but Mirowski moves out of range.

Yeboah drives through with a takedown into guard.
Mirowski is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Mirowski keeping full guard, as Yeboah tries to pass.
Yeboah trying to control the position from guard on top but Mirowski is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mirowski pulls Yeboah in close to prevent any damage.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Yeboah works a leg free and moves into half guard.

Yeboah is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Yeboah trying to pass the guard but Mirowski defending well.
Yeboah controlling the action here.

Yeboah is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Mirowski doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Yeboah.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Mirowski tries to roll over but Yeboah keeps him under control.
Yeboah is pressing down on Mirowski's thigh, looking to free his foot. Mirowski is holding on for now.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Yeboah uses his free foot to push down on Mirowski's thigh. Eventually he works his other foot free and he's advanced to mount - this is trouble for Mirowski.
Yeboah prevents Mirowski from getting the reversal.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mirowski moves out of range of the body kick from Yeboah.
Yeboah avoids a kick to the body.
Yeboah uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Mirowski.
Yeboah throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Mirowski takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Yeboah looks to score with a jab to the body but Mirowski is just out of range.
Yeboah fails with a takedown attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah throws a half hearted mid kick.
Yeboah digs a good hook to Mirowski's body.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mirowski throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Yeboahs head.
Yeboah is looking to break free of the clinch but Mirowski has double underhooks.
Yeboah misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mirowski lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Yeboah swings wildly with an uppercut but Mirowski uses good head movement to avoid it.
Yeboah is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Yeboah lands with a left to the head.
Mirowski lands a body shot in the clinch.
Mirowski misses with some punches.
Yeboah blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A nice left hand lands by Mirowski.
Mirowski lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Yeboah backwards.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Mirowski.
Mirowski throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Yeboahs head.
Yeboah jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Mirowski walks away with a smile on his face. Yeboah gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Yeboah throws a series of punches but Mirowski avoids them all with ease.
Yeboah avoids the head kick by Mirowski.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yeboah tries to clinch but Mirowski is having none of it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mirowski throws a sloppy head kick and Yeboah moves out of range easily.
Yeboah with a nice cross.
Yeboah misses the jab.
Mirowski checks the leg kick.
A little jabbing left from Mirowski on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Yeboah.
Karol Mirowski has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Sambulo Yeboah. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Yeboah just misses with a punch to the body.
Sambulo Yeboah is winning the standup battle so far.
Yeboah swinging wildly here.
No joy there for Mirowski, who threw a few shots but didn't land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah punishes Mirowski's body with a nice straight punch.
Mirowski keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Mirowski tries a quick counter leg kick but Yeboah is wise to it.
Yeboah avoids the head kick by Mirowski.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Mirowski 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 Yeboah has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Yeboah and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Nice uppercut there from Yeboah.
Mirowski misses the shot to the body.
Yeboah sizes up Mirowski with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Yeboah misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Mirowski uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yeboah.
Mirowski slips a jab and a cross from Yeboah.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah ducks under a wild hook from Mirowski.
Yeboah thinks about countering with a head kick.
Mirowski looks to throw the jab but Yeboah is out of range.
Yeboah misses with a body kick.
Mirowski doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Jab from Yeboah.
Yeboah sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yeboah lands with a kick to the temple. Mirowski shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Yeboah fails in his attempt to clinch.
Mirowski counters with a body kick.
Mirowski lands a really nice looking cross but Yeboah seems unphased.
Mirowski throws a leg kick
and Yeboah counters with a stiff right hand.
Yeboah lands a jab to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Sambulo Yeboah will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Yeboah fails with a takedown attempt.
A jab from Yeboah finds it's way through Mirowski's defenses.
Yeboah tests Mirowski's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Yeboah misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Sambulo Yeboah seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head kick misses from Yeboah.
Yeboah scores with a decent looking hook.
Yeboah is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Mirowski can do to turn this around?
Mirowski throws a leg kick that is checked
letting Yeboah counter with a right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mirowski misses with the combination.
Yeboah throws a sloppy body shot
and Mirowski counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Mirowski bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Yeboah's head backwards.
Mirowski takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.

Yeboah is rocked!
Mirowski walks into a stiff left hand from Yeboah.
Oh Yeboah is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Mirowski connects with an inside leg kick.
Yeboah throws an off balance right hand
and Mirowski counters with a big right hand! Oh Yeboah is in trouble here! Mirowski follows up with more strikes and that's it! The ref has stopped it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:42 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Karol Mirowski!
Karol Mirowski bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: GAMMA#733 Lord v Yeboah     
Date:   Sep 22, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Selfie Lord (ranked 12 p4p, 2 weight class) and Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 117 p4p, 15 weight class). Yeboah is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. 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 Sambulo Yeboah was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

171 cm
34
147 lbs
26 - 15 - 1
172 cm
31
149 lbs
22 - 15 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Selfie Lord!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lord misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yeboah.
Yeboah throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Lord on the side of the head.
Yeboah misses with a low kick as Lord jumps back.
A left lands for Yeboah.
Lord walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Yeboah checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Lord takes a swing at Yeboah's ribcage but misses.
Yeboah moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Lord gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Lord takes one to the chin there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah walks into a left hand.
Lord defending well as Yeboah loads up on a big left hand.
Yeboah tries to clinch there but Lord circles away.
Lord fires out a quick counter leg kick but Yeboah just manages to avoid it.
Yeboah scores with a hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lord misses with a body shot.
Yeboah is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Sambulo Yeboah seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A slow jab from Yeboah misses its intended target.
Yeboah throws a nice looking combination but Lord bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Yeboah has a couple of punches blocked by Lord.

Yeboah pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Lord throws a half hearted mid kick.
Lord blocks a low kick nicely.
Yeboah tries to clinch there but Lord circles away.
Yeboah looks to clinch
and Lord makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.

Yeboah has Lord up against the cage in a clinch.
Yeboah misses with some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Lord just stands there and leans against the cage.
Lord doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Lord lands with a right to the head.
Yeboah displaying some good clinch control by pressing Lord up against the cage.
Lord lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Yeboah misses with the head strike.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Yeboah misses with a punch to the body.
Yeboah doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Yeboah throws a head punch that misses.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Lord.
A short uppercut from Lord.

Lord breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Yeboah drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Yeboah lands with a kick to the ribs.
No joy there for Yeboah, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
A combination from Yeboah does no damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah slips under a jab.
Lord throws a body shot but no joy.
Yeboah fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Lord on the side of the head.
Yeboah misses with the combination.
Lord with a body punch. A glancing blow.
The fighters circling - Yeboah throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Lord misses with a lunging right hand
and Yeboah counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Yeboah moves to clinch but Lord breaks away
and Yeboah takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Yeboah misses with a lunging right hand
and Lord counters with a straight right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah connects with a jab.
A jab from Yeboah finds it's way through Lord's defenses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yeboah tries to clinch up.
Yeboah misses with a straight right.
Yeboah is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Lord had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Yeboah looks for the body kick but Lord saw that one coming.
Lord throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Yeboah connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Yeboah tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Yeboah tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Lord uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Yeboah.
Lord lands a glancing blow to the side of Yeboah's head.
Yeboah throws a jab when Lord was well out of range.
Lord scores with a hook to the body. Yeboah takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yeboah lands a body shot.
Sambulo Yeboah seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Lord misses with a low kick.
A punch combination from Yeboah misses.
A head kick by Yeboah misses
and Lord counters with a good low kick that Yeboah was not able to check.
Yeboah keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Lord.
Despite the aggression on Yeboah's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.

Lord drives through and clinches with Yeboah against the cage.
Lord blocks a body shot from Yeboah.
Lord swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Lord working aggressively here.
Yeboah misses with a hook to the ribs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah is trying to stall.
Lord blocks an uppercut.
Lord stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Lord scores with a shot to the side of Yeboah's head.
Yeboah is trying to stall.

Lord breaks the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah tries to clinch up but Lord circles away and keeps his distance.
Yeboah delivers a nice body kick.
Yeboah looks to land a right hand but Lord moved out of range.
Lord takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Yeboah scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Yeboah tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Lord manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Lord is looking to counter punch.
Lord fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Lord lands the left hand.
Lord's corner calls for a 1-2. Lord obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Yeboah misses with a looping left.
It looked like Lord was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Yeboah.
Yeboah shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Lord eats them both and turns towards Yeboah to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
It looks like Lord has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.

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!
Lord fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Yeboah on the side of the head.
Yeboah throws a hook to the side of Lord's head but Lord sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Lord connects with a nice looking jab.

Yeboah is rocked!

Yeboah clinches.
Lord blocking some punches.
Lord lands a hook to the side of the head.
Lord lands a left hand.
Yeboah is still on wobbly legs! Can Lord finish him?
Lord working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Lord working aggressively here.

Lord pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Lord throws a hook but Yeboah avoids it easily.
Yeboah swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Yeboah misses with a two punch combination.
Yeboah seems to have recovered his senses.
Lord wants to clinch.
Yeboah catches Lord with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah wants to clinch up but Lord keeps it at a distance.
Lord throwing a counter right hand but Yeboah manages to avoid it.
Lord takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Yeboah smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Yeboah keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Yeboah misses the shot to the body.
Lord throws a big counter combination but Yeboah scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Yeboah throws a wild body kick that Lord sees coming a mile off.
Lord just misses with a punch to the body.
Lord misses with a straight left.
A shot to the liver by Yeboah. Beautiful body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Lord, as that shot connected.
Yeboah looks to clinch
and Lord counters with a straight right hand.
Yeboah throws a poor cross that misses
and Lord counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Lord throws a low kick, looking for Yeboah's leg but Yeboah calmly moves out of range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yeboah connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Lord uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Yeboah.
Yeboah tries to clinch but Lord moves out of range.
Nice defenses there by Yeboah.
Yeboah keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yeboah lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Lord takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Lord swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
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 Selfie Lord will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Yeboah scores with a jab to the body.
Lord ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yeboah moves away.
It seemed like Yeboah was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Yeboah takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Lord scores with a leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Lord. Yeboah does a little dance to reset his feet.
Yeboah looking to land some kicks to the body here.
It looked like Lord was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Yeboah.
Lord connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Yeboah throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Lord fakes a right and follows up with a big left that drops Yeboah to one knee - oooooh, he's wobbly! Yeboah looks to clinch but Lord throws him off and pummels him into the canvas! Yeboah taps out under the strikes! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:54 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Strikes). Selfie Lord!
Selfie Lord retains his featherweight title!
Our winner, Selfie Lord, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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RATING
53%

 

Event: GAMMA#729 Mirowski v Lord     
Date:   Sep 01, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Grin Ribber (ranked 247 p4p, 28 weight class) and Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 209 p4p, 25 weight class). Ribber comes to the cage accompanied by Kynnet, kynnet. Yeboah has chosen Lionel Richie - All Night Long as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

178 cm
37
147 lbs
34 - 16 - 0
172 cm
31
149 lbs
21 - 15 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Bullet Proof System

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 34 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Grin Ribber!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ribber punishes Yeboah's body with a nice straight punch.
Yeboah checks a low kick from Ribber.
Yeboah takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Ribber turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Ribber tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Yeboah is able to avoid easily.
Ribber misses with a body kick.
Ribber bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A lazy left from Yeboah finds it's target.
Ribber lunges at Yeboah with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Yeboah's hand.
Ribber misses with the body kick
and Yeboah counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ribber 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.
Ribber throws a front kick aimed at Yeboah's knee but Yeboah avoids it well.
Yeboah throws a head kick that misses.
Yeboah misses with the combination.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ribber throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Yeboah looks like he wants to counter punch here.

Yeboah gets caught napping as Ribber dives in and scores a takedown. Yeboah manages to retain guard.

Yeboah is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Ribber defends well.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Yeboah working for a triangle but Ribber defends it easily.
Yeboah looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Ribber content to stall in guard here.
Yeboah looking to hit a scissor sweep but Ribber is one step ahead there.

Ribber is posturing up here but Yeboah has hold of an arm and he's gone for an armbar! Ribber tries to roll out but it's too tight and Ribber has to tap! Slick submission there by Yeboah!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Sambulo Yeboah!
Sambulo Yeboah 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
51%

 

Event: GAMMA#725 Simmons v Hoyce 2     
Date:   Aug 11, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 426 p4p, 54 weight class) and Cullen Castrello (ranked 270 p4p, 34 weight class). Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

172 cm
31
149 lbs
20 - 15 - 0
185 cm
37
148 lbs
36 - 19 - 3
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 19 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of New York, Cullen Castrello!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Castrello slips a jab from Yeboah.
Castrello on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Castrello avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Castrello feints a counter leg kick.
Castrello connects with a nice looking jab.
Castrello throws a lazy uppercut
and Yeboah counters with a good low kick that Castrello was not able to check.
Yeboah steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Castrello.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Yeboah, as that shot connected.
Castrello takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Yeboah lands with a right hand.
Yeboah goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Castrello scores with a jab. Yeboah acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Castrello dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yeboah on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Castrello on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Castrello moves out of range of the body kick from Yeboah.
Castrello looks to land a right hand but Yeboah moved out of range.
Castrello throws a leg kick

and Yeboah decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Castrello's guard.
Castrello trying to keep a closed guard but Yeboah is proving a slippery customer.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Castrello manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Yeboah manages to get himself to full guard.

Castrello tries to free his leg and advance position but Yeboah is retaining full guard.
Yeboah looking to control.
Castrello sitting in guard here, content to control.

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.
Castrello postures up.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Yeboah isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Castrello stacks Yeboah on his neck as he steps over and passes to the side. He's now in a much more dominant position where he can look to do some serious damage. Nice move by Castrello!
Yeboah is looking to slip a leg under and get half guard but Castrello is one step ahead and moves to full mount!
Castrello trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Castrello controlling the pace for now.
Yeboah tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Castrello controlling his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah is trying desperately to improve position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Yeboah is working hard here to advance position.
Castrello controlling from mount.
Yeboah tries to lock up and control but Castrello gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Castrello wants to control the pace but Yeboah is squirming around nicely.
Yeboah tries to lock up and control but Castrello gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Yeboah working to try and regain half guard.
Yeboah wants to control but Castrello is having none of it.
Yeboah is trying desperately to improve position.
Castrello can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Yeboah is looking to escape.
Castrello manages to capitalize on a mistake by Yeboah to take his back!
Yeboah is trying to break free.
Castrello is trying to stick to Yeboah's back but Yeboah is turning into Castrello. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Castrello's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Yeboah.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A lazy body kick from Castrello
and Yeboah counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Yeboah moves out of range of the body kick from Castrello.
Castrello avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Castrello.
Castrello throws a head kick but Yeboah moves out of range.
Castrello is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Castrello takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Castrello keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yeboah looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Castrello scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Yeboah takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Yeboah misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Castrello looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Castrello throws a lazy right hand but Yeboah sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Castrello has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Yeboah finds it's way round the side to connect with Castrello's head.
Cullen Castrello seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yeboah scores with a jab to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Yeboah shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Yeboah was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Castrello is trying to escape and get back to his feet.
Castrello tries to bench press Yeboah off him but Yeboah keeps the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Yeboah is trying to get an arm triangle but Castrello is defending well.

Yeboah tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.

Yeboah is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Castrello has escaped the position, nice work there.
Castrello wants to control but Yeboah postures up.

Yeboah is trying to get an arm triangle but Castrello is defending well.
Sambulo Yeboah overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Castrello can't do much from the bottom here.

Yeboah tries for a kimura but Castrello is defending well.
Yeboah has knee on belly and moves into mount.
Yeboah looking to control but Castrello is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Yeboah fails to move to back control.

Yeboah looking for a guillotine from mount but Castrello is having none of it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah with some aggressive grappling here, looking for the finish.
Castrello is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.

Yeboah is looking to secure an arm. He's managed it! He's pivoting for an armbar - that looks tight! But Castrello has managed to get out of it and now he's in a dominant position. Nice work from Castrello!
Castrello's corner is telling him to maintain position.

Yeboah has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Castrello can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Yeboah not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Castrello showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Yeboah is trying to control the position but Castrello postures up.
Castrello engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.

Castrello got a little sloppy there for a moment and Yeboah has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Castrello has managed to get both his arms back between Yeboah's legs - danger averted.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Yeboah is trying to hold Castrello in close to prevent damage but Castrello has managed to pass into half guard.
Castrello prevents Yeboah from improving his position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sambulo Yeboah 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!


Castrello scores with the left hand. Yeboah knows he should have avoided that one.
Yeboah comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Castrello looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
A jab lands there for Castrello.
Castrello fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Yeboah on the side of the head.
Castrello throws a right hand that misses
and Yeboah counters with a leg kick.
A decent looking cross lands there for Yeboah.
Castrello rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Yeboah counters with a straight right hand.
Castrello lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Yeboah circles away quickly and effectively.
Castrello has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Castrello throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Castrello throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Castrello explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Yeboah lands with a nice body punch.
Castrello connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Castrello misses with the body kick
and Yeboah counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Castrello connects with a body shot that sends Yeboah's belly button to the back.
Castrello misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Yeboah swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Yeboah fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Castrello manages to avoid it.
Sambulo Yeboah is winning the standup battle so far.
Castrello digs a good body shot into Yeboah's ribs.
Castrello throws a hook but Yeboah avoids it easily.
Castrello looks to land a right hand but Yeboah moved out of range.

Yeboah closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Castrello to the mat! Castrello manages to get full guard.
Yeboah trying to control but Castrello is working from the bottom.
Castrello is adopting a defensive guard.
Castrello is trying to keep Yeboah in close.
Yeboah slips nicely into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

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

Yeboah is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Castrello is just riding it out for now. Yeboah eventually gives up the hold.
Yeboah wants to pass to mount but Castrello is defending the position.
Castrello wants to improve his position but Yeboah is controlling well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Castrello trying to hold on to Yeboah's head to control him but Yeboah postures up.
Yeboah is keen to just control but Castrello is a slippery customer.

Yeboah is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Yeboah passes to side control.
Castrello is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Yeboah trying to control the action but Castrello is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Castrello is looking to regain half guard here but Yeboah keeps moving and retains side control.
You can see the frustration on Castrello's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
The referee asks Yeboah politely if he wouldn't mind getting on with it and actually doing something. Yeboah prefers to stall for the moment though.
Castrello is looking to reverse the position.

Yeboah tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Yeboah trying to control the action but Castrello is working from the bottom.

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 Sambulo Yeboah.
I think Yeboah 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 Jack Bonds scores the fight 29:28
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 29:28
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 29:29

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Sambulo Yeboah!

An out of breath Sambulo Yeboah thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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FIGHT
RATING
41%

 

Event: GC 226     
Date:   Jul 25, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Balbus Michael (ranked 592 p4p, 74 weight class) and Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 779 p4p, 89 weight class). Yeboah is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

178 cm
31
150 lbs
18 - 10 - 0
172 cm
31
149 lbs
19 - 15 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Balbus Michael!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
The judges for this bout are Robert Twigg, Gwen Towbar and Tiny Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Michael looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Some bone on bone action there as Michael checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Michael scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Yeboah misses with a straight left.
Michael falls off balance throwing a combination
letting Yeboah counter with a right hand.
Michael throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Michael but Michael pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Michael throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Michael on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Michael lands with a nice combination. Yeboah backs away looking to recover.
Yeboah lands with a thumping leg kick.
Yeboah is looking to land body kicks.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yeboah scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Michael connects with an inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Michael fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Yeboah tries to land a front kick but Michael steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Michael throws a low kick but Yeboah moves out of range easily.
Michael tries to clinch but Yeboah moves out of range.
Balbus Michael seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Michael tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yeboah was well out of range. Poor timing from Michael.
Yeboah misses with a straight left.
Michael keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Yeboah.
Michael looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Michael takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Michael fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Yeboah checks it well.
Yeboah jabs Michael right on the nose. Michael blinks but takes it well.
Michael stuffs the takedown attempt from Yeboah. Yeboah gets slowly back to his feet.
Michael swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Yeboah misses with a few strikes there.
Michael takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Michael throws a series of punches but Yeboah avoids them all with ease.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Michael throws out the jab.
Yeboah moves out of range of the body kick.
Yeboah throws a fast counter high kick but Michael manages to duck under it in time.
Yeboah slips a jab and a cross from Michael.
Michael thuds a left hand into Yeboah's body.
Michael keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yeboah slips under a jab from Michael.
Michael on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Michael 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.
Michael scores with a jab to the head.

Yeboah clinches up with Michael and pushes him back against the cage.
Yeboah misses with a punch on the inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from Yeboah.
Michael is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Michael tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Yeboah's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Yeboah has a takedown stuffed.
Balbus Michael has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sambulo Yeboah.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah tests Michael's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Yeboah avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Michael throws a predictable looking body shot
and Yeboah counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Yeboah fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Yeboah dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Michael takes a swing at Yeboah's ribcage but misses.
No joy there for Michael, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Michael tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Yeboah paws at him with a jab and circles away.

Yeboah closes the distance and clinches.
Michael lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Michael.
Michael swings wildly with an uppercut but Yeboah uses good head movement to avoid it.

Yeboah has managed to pull guard. Let's see whether he can work an aggressive guard. It will also be interesting to see what tactics Michael uses from the top position.

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

Yeboah is looking for a triangle but Michael pushes his legs off easily.
Yeboah is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Michael's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Yeboah has his hands on Michael's head, controlling the position.

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

Michael drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Michael jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.

Yeboah is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yeboah will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Michael takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Michael moves out of range of the body kick.
Michael lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Yeboah backs up against the cage.
Yeboah moves forwards but Michael connects with a nice, crisp jab.
A nice leg kick lands there from Michael.
Yeboah dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A swing and a miss from Michael.
Michael misses with a low kick.
Michael lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yeboah. Michael does a little dance to reset his feet.
Yeboah looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Yeboah rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Michael moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Michael throws a right and a left that Yeboah avoids nicely.
Michael swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Michael throws a low kick, looking for Yeboah's leg but Yeboah calmly moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Michael will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Yeboah tests Michael's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Yeboah misses with a kick to the body.
Michael cracks Yeboah with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
A combination from Michael does no damage.
Michael looks to land a right hand but Yeboah moved out of range.
Yeboah now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Yeboah throws an overhand right that lands on Michael's shoulder, as Michael tries to avoid the shot.
Yeboah closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Yeboah lands with an overhand left.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Yeboah.
Nice jab there from Michael.
Yeboah cracks Michael with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Balbus Michael is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Michael lands an overhand right.
Michael misses with a straight right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah slips a straight right by Michael.
Yeboah feints a counter leg kick.
Michael misses with a looping right.
Michael looks to throw the jab but Yeboah is out of range.
Good standup being displayed there by Yeboah as he connects with a hook.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Michael.
A solid leg kick lands there for Michael.
Michael attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
A lazy left from Yeboah finds it's target.
Michael misses with a body shot
and Yeboah counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Michael connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Michael moves out of range of the body kick.
Yeboah connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Michael will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Michael takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Michael is looking to score with low kicks.
Michael backing away here, and Yeboah unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Yeboah throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Michael looks to land a left hand but Yeboah moved out of range nicely.
Balbus Michael is winning the standup battle so far.
Yeboah blocks a jab.
Michael takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Michael 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.
Yeboah misses the jab.
Michael throws a head kick that misses.
Yeboah swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Yeboah tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Good work by Yeboah as he checks the leg kick.
Michael lands with a right hand.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Yeboah - that will leave a mark!
Yeboah blocks the body kick.
Michael punishes Yeboah's body with a nice straight punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Danga de danga de dang - Michael scores with a four punch combination!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Michael 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 Yeboah has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Yeboah and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Yeboah blocks a leg kick.
Michael throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Yeboah lands a head kick. Michael smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
A jab from Michael does it's job there.
Michael lands a nice looking body shot.
Nice jab there from Yeboah.
Michael scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Michael dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Yeboah. That did some damage!
Michael wants to clinch up but Yeboah keeps it at a distance.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Michael ducks right into an uppercut from Yeboah.
Yeboah is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Michael fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yeboah manages to avoid it.
A big left from Michael misses.
Yeboah doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Michael looks to land a combination but Yeboah avoids it well.
Yeboah throws a hook but Michael blocks it.
Michael throws a big shot that misses.
Yeboah lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Yeboah slips a straight right by Michael.
A good leg kick by Michael.
Michael fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Yeboah.
Yeboah tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Michael defends well and Yeboah ends up having to push Michael into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Yeboah looks to throw the jab but Michael is out of range.
Michael was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Yeboah lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Michael at a distance.
Michael takes a swing at Yeboah's ribcage but misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah throws a quick inside leg kick.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Michael 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 Yeboah has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Yeboah and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Michael takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Michael throws a looping overhand right but Yeboah ducks down to avoid it.
Michael takes a head kick and shrugs it off.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah ducks under a wild hook from Michael.
Michael misses with a wild combination.
Michael tries to work over Yeboah's front leg with a kick but Yeboah checks it.
Yeboah scores with a head kick. Michael tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Michael 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.
Yeboah staying out of range there.
Yeboah's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Yeboah misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

Michael gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Yeboah to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Michael is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Yeboah wants to control from the top but Michael keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Michael is keeping the position for now.

Michael is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Yeboah wants to pass the guard but Michael is keeping the position.
Yeboah wants to control from the top but Michael keeps moving.
Yeboah advances to half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Michael is looking to control Yeboah's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Michael avoid being mounted?
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Yeboah in particular looking to stall.
Yeboah is stalling here. Michael is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Yeboah seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Michael has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.
Yeboah is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Michael working away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Michael scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Yeboah to see if he's OK.
Yeboah is looking to regain half guard here but Michael keeps moving and retains side control.
Yeboah regains half guard.
Michael is trying to control. Yeboah wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Michael prevents Yeboah from improving his position.
Yeboah is concentrating on defense, preventing Michael from advancing position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Michael controlling the pace.
Yeboah slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Sambulo Yeboah just about did enough to take it.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Michael throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Decent striking displayed by Yeboah there.
Yeboah throws a low kick, looking for Michael's leg but Michael calmly moves out of range.

Michael moves into range and clinches up with Yeboah.
Yeboah lands with a short shot to the head.
Michael is trying to maintain a safe position but Yeboah gets an underhook and turns Michael into the cage.
Michael is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
A shot in the inside from Yeboah.
Michael fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Yeboah pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Michael manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Michael tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Yeboah throws a head kick that misses.
Michael bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Yeboah's head.

Yeboah shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Michael napping and manages to drive through into side control!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Michael is not content to let Yeboah control the position.

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

Yeboah tries for a kimura but Michael is defending well.
Michael tries to bench press Yeboah off him but Yeboah keeps the position.
Yeboah trying to control the position but Michael is working away.

Yeboah swings around for an armbar but Michael sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Yeboah's guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah has Michael pulled in close to control his posture.
Michael stopping the sweep attempt from Yeboah.
Michael wants to pass the guard but Yeboah is keeping the position.
Yeboah preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

Yeboah is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Michael defends well.
Michael wants to stand but Yeboah is controlling his posture from full guard.
Michael showing good wrestling skills to control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah keeping moving, preventing Michael from controlling successfully.
Michael trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Yeboah looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Michael puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Yeboah works his way to full guard. Good work.
Michael 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.
Yeboah keeping moving, preventing Michael from controlling successfully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Yeboah is trying to control the position from the bottom.

Yeboah is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Michael postures up and lands a big shot to Yeboah's brow.
Yeboah being controlled here, momentarily.

Yeboah has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Michael can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Yeboah throws his legs up looking for a submission but Michael uses it to pass to side control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Sambulo Yeboah will probably get the nod - 10:9.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Michael on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Yeboah swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Michael misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Yeboah slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Yeboah avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Yeboah avoids the head kick by Michael.
Yeboah raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Michael takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Yeboah slips a straight right by Michael.
Yeboah looking to land some kicks to the body here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah misses with a hook.
Michael moves out of range of the body kick from Yeboah.
Michael with a hook.
A bone on bone clash there as Yeboah blocks the leg kick.
Yeboah connects with a solid leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Michael digs a good hook to Yeboah's body.
Michael with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Michael fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Yeboah checks it well.
Yeboah now looks to counter with a shot at the body.

Yeboah gets a double leg takedown into Michael's guard.

Michael uses the cage to get back to his feet.
A swing and a miss from Michael.
Yeboah let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Good leg kick by Michael there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Yeboah tries to clinch but Michael moves out of range.
Michael moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A punch combination from Yeboah misses.
Michael lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Yeboah circles away quickly and effectively.
Yeboah feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Michael's calf.
Michael takes a shot to the body in his stride.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah checks a low kick from Michael.
Michael throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Michael misses with a looping left.
Yeboah was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Michael sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yeboah. Michael does a little dance to reset his feet.
Michael throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Michael throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Yeboah misses with a straight right.
Michael cracks Yeboah with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Michael throws a low kick but Yeboah avoids it.
Balbus Michael has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Michael throws a right hand that misses
and Yeboah counters with a two punch combo.
Yeboah lands a really nice looking cross but Michael seems unphased.

Michael gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Michael tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Yeboah avoids it.

Yeboah's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Yeboah digs a good hook to Michael's body.
Nice shot by Michael.
Michael will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Michael steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Yeboah.
Yeboah checks a leg kick nicely.
Michael misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Yeboah counters with a two punch combo.
No joy there for Michael, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Yeboah throws a sloppy head kick and Michael moves out of range easily.

Yeboah bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.

Michael throws his opponent off and manages to get back to his feet! Nicely done!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Michael motions for Yeboah to come forward. Michael throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A telegraphed right hand from Michael misses the target.
Michael misses the shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Michael throws a looping overhand right but Yeboah ducks down to avoid it.
Nice uppercut there from Yeboah.
Michael looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Michael misses with a straight right.
Yeboah looks to land a left hand but Michael moved out of range nicely.
Yeboah showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Michael.
Michael avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Sambulo Yeboah is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Michael throws a jab but it's blocked by Yeboah.
Yeboah cracks a nice hook into Michael's ribs.
Yeboah moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Michael throws a body punch but Yeboah moves out of range.
Michael 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.
Michael misses with a straight right.
Michael tries to work over Yeboah's front leg with a kick but Yeboah checks it.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Balbus Michael.
I think Yeboah 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Robert Twigg scores the fight 47:48
Judge Gwen Towbar scores the fight 47:48
Judge Tiny Johnson scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sambulo Yeboah!

Sambulo Yeboah is the new featherweight champion!
During a confident post fight interview, Sambulo Yeboah thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: GC 214     
Date:   Jun 02, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 991 p4p, 110 weight class) and Mannie Parazinho (ranked 1663 p4p, 178 weight class). Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

172 cm
30
149 lbs
18 - 15 - 0
174 cm
32
152 lbs
8 - 7 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Mannie Parazinho!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yeboah defending well as Parazinho loads up on a big left hand.
Yeboah fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Nice body kick there by Parazinho.
Yeboah fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Parazinho gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Yeboah.

It looks like Mannie Parazinho has been cut.
Yeboah looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Yeboah throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yeboah misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.

Yeboah shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Parazinho tries to roll over but Yeboah keeps him under control.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Parazinho looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Parazinho is concentrating on defense, preventing Yeboah from advancing position.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Parazinho actively working from the bottom here.
Yeboah trying to control from half guard but Parazinho is working away.
Yeboah wants to pass to mount but Parazinho is defending the position.
Parazinho is looking for a sweep. Yeboah is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Yeboah is trying to control the action in half guard but Parazinho is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Parazinho wants to get back to full guard.
Parazinho is trying to control but can't.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Yeboah trying to mount his opponent but Parazinho defends it.

Yeboah is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Parazinho is just riding it out for now. Yeboah eventually gives up the hold.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Parazinho has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Yeboah is working away from the top position though.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Yeboah passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Parazinho!
Parazinho is trying desperately to improve position.

Yeboah is working on an americana here. Ooh, that looks pretty nasty! Nope, Parazinho has managed to escape the submission attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Parazinho tries to improve his position but instead Yeboah has taken his back!
Parazinho is really stuck here.

Parazinho fending off the submission attempt from Yeboah.

Parazinho is staying cool under pressure, defending well against the rear naked choke attempt from his opponent.
Parazinho wants to escape the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Yeboah is remaining active here, looking for the choke. The more discerning members of the crowd will appreciate his efforts.
Yeboah tries to get the hooks in deep but Parazinho pushed the leg off.
Parazinho tries to escape the position.

Yeboah has both hooks in and is working for a choke. Parazinho is in real trouble here. Yeboah gets an arm under the chin and tightens the submission attempt... is this the end? Yes, Parazinho is tapping out! Yeboah wins by rear naked choke!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Sambulo Yeboah!
Sambulo Yeboah very nearly forgot to thank BuriedAlive// Fight Gear amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.
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Event: KAMIKAZE 86     
Date:   Mar 23, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Darth Vader (ranked 502 p4p, 22 weight class) and Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 606 p4p, 32 weight class). Yeboah is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Darth Vader has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

165 cm
40
134 lbs
37 - 9 - 0
172 cm
29
149 lbs
18 - 14 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent MT
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 37 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Darth Vader !
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
The judges for this bout are Kenichi Hosakawa, Ren Mimura and Yukihiro Shimada.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A cross from Vader lands.
Vader has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Vader there as he acknowledges the shot.
Vader ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yeboah moves away.
Vader misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Vader swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Yeboah throws a nice outside leg kick.
Yeboah fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Vader looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Vader works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Vader misses with a head kick.
Yeboah throws a big counter head kick but Vader avoids it with no problem.
Vader looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Vader avoids the body shot from Yeboah.
Vader lands with a shot to the body.
Yeboah fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Vader has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Vader throws a series of punches but Yeboah avoids them all with ease.
A slow jab from Yeboah misses its intended target.
Vader looks to score with a jab to the body but Yeboah is just out of range.
Yeboah throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Yeboah fails to land with a series of punches.
Vader throws a right and a left that Yeboah avoids nicely.
Vader looks to land a combination but Yeboah avoids it well.
Yeboah lands a high kick!

That's one minute gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Yeboah misses the target.
Vader misses with a lunging right hand
and Yeboah counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Vader misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.

Yeboah closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Yeboah is looking to pass Vader 's guard but actually Vader recovers to full guard.
Yeboah tries to free his leg and advance position but Vader is retaining full guard.
Vader pulls Yeboah in to control the position.
Yeboah stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Vader swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah 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.
Yeboah wants to pass the guard but Vader is keeping the position.
Yeboah stopping the sweep attempt from Vader .
Yeboah stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Vader swivels though and keeps the full guard.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vader looks to land a combination. Yeboah sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Vader throws an off balance right hand
letting Yeboah counter with a right hand.
Vader throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Yeboah avoids a punch combination nicely.
Yeboah with a nice cross.
Vader moves away from the strike by Yeboah.
Vader fails to land with a series of punches.
Yeboah lands a leg kick that knocks Vader off balance momentarily.
Some wild striking there from Vader .
Yeboah lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A head kick misses from Vader .
Vader tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yeboah was well out of range. Poor timing from Vader .
Yeboah looks for a takedown but Vader sprawls well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah slips a jab and a cross from Vader .
Vader scores with a jab. Yeboah acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Yeboah swings for the body but Vader moves out of range.
Yeboah misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Vader misses with a body shot.
Yeboah flicks out a counter leg kick but Vader steps away.
Vader fails in his attempt to clinch.
Yeboah misses the jab.
Vader lands an overhand right.
Yeboah looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Vader will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Nice body kick there by Yeboah.
Vader will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Yeboah moves out of range as Vader strikes.
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 Darth Vader will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Yeboah lands a lovely overhand right.
Yeboah tests Vader 's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Yeboah lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Yeboah has a takedown stuffed.
Yeboah misses with an uppercut.
Yeboah throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Vader tries to close the distance and clinch but Yeboah swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
A jab from Yeboah misses.
Vader throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Vader takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Yeboah scores with a jab to the jaw.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Yeboah goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Sambulo Yeboah seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Vader misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Yeboah throws out a counter right but Vader avoids it with no problem.
Yeboah has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Vader swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Vader fails to land with a series of punches.
Yeboah fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vader lands a glancing blow to the side of Yeboah's head.
Yeboah avoids a punch combination nicely.
Vader throws a body kick that misses
and Yeboah cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Vader misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yeboah.
Vader misses with a two punch combination.
Vader misses with a wild combination.
Nice straight punches there by Yeboah. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Yeboah.
Darth Vader seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yeboah throws a hook but Vader blocks it.
Vader misses with a wild body shot.
Yeboah jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Yeboah slips a jab and a cross from Vader .
Yeboah let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Vader throws a lazy right hand but Yeboah sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Yeboah throws a leg kick but Vader sees it coming and checks it nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah lands with a kick to the ribs.
Vader throws a body punch but Yeboah moves out of range.
Yeboah changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Vader fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yeboah manages to avoid it.
Yeboah throws a leg kick which misses Vader 's front leg but catches the back leg as Vader tries to avoid it.
Vader drops his hands momentarily and Yeboah takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Vader takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Vader tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Vader 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.
Vader blocks a head kick by Yeboah.
Yeboah misses with a straight left.
Vader showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Yeboah.
Yeboah misses with a wild combination.
A jab from Yeboah misses.
Yeboah misses with an uppercut. Vader saw that one coming.
Yeboah slips a jab and a cross from Vader .
Yeboah counters with a body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vader misses with a two punch combination.
Yeboah avoids a punch combination nicely.
Vader throws a series of punches but Yeboah moves out of range.
A big right from Vader misses.
Vader throws a sloppy body shot
and Yeboah counters with a nice body shot.
Yeboah uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Vader has time to react.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Vader crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Yeboah - the referee stops the clock and Vader gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Yeboah. Vader manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Yeboah closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Vader avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Yeboah slips a straight right by Vader .
Vader tries to clinch up.
Vader fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Yeboah throws out a counter right but Vader avoids it with no problem.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Vader fails to land with a series of punches.
Yeboah tries a head kick but it misses.
That kick from Yeboah tenderised Vader 's leg. Vader is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Vader misses with a wild combination.
Vader pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Yeboah let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Vader misses the body punch
and Yeboah counters with a series of strikes. Vader will be more careful next time no doubt.
Vader misses with a two punch combination.
Yeboah takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Yeboah lands an overhand right.
Vader misses the shot to the body.
Yeboah lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Yeboah pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Vader has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Yeboah finds it's way round the side to connect with Vader 's head.

Vader is rocked!
Vader avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Oh Vader is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Vader closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Vader seems to have got his legs back now.
Yeboah ducks under a wild hook from Vader .
Yeboah swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Yeboah pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
An inside leg kick lands from Yeboah.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sambulo Yeboah showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Vader 's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Vader tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Vader connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Yeboah tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Vader throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Yeboah.
Yeboah throws out a counter right but Vader avoids it with no problem.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Vader 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 Yeboah has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Yeboah and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Yeboah takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Vader takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Vader digs a good body shot into Yeboah's ribs.
Yeboah dodges the punch combination from Vader .
Yeboah throws a wild body kick that Vader sees coming a mile off.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vader slips under a jab from Yeboah.
Yeboah wants to land a leg kick but Vader is out of range.
Vader takes a swing at Yeboah's ribcage but misses.
Yeboah throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Vader sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Vader just misses with a punch to the body.
Yeboah on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Yeboah.
A big left from Yeboah misses.
Vader avoids a kick to the body.
Vader ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Vader is looking to wear down Yeboah with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Yeboah scores with a jab to the body.
Vader throws a right and a left that both miss.
Yeboah lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Vader will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
A combination from Vader does no damage.
Yeboah scores with a jab to the body.
Vader walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
A nice leg kick lands there from Yeboah.
Vader checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Yeboah throws a half hearted mid kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Nice body punch from Vader .
Vader feints a jab promting Yeboah to slip. Vader then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Yeboah slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
A leg kick checked by Vader .
Vader thows a left - swing and a miss!
Vader moves into range and connects with a jab.
Vader throws a looping overhand right but Yeboah ducks down to avoid it.
Yeboah misses with a body kick.
Vader is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Yeboah avoids the head kick by Vader .
A countering left hand to the body from Yeboah misses.
Yeboah ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Vader walks into a left hand.
Vader throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yeboah misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Yeboah scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Yeboah throws a push kick but Vader slaps the foot to one side.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vader bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Yeboah's head backwards.
Yeboah throws a lazy right hand but Vader sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Some wild striking there from Vader .
Yeboah looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Yeboah lands with a nice body punch.
The fighters circling - Yeboah throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Yeboah misses the shot to the body.
Yeboah throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Vader . Yeboah does a little dance to reset his feet.
Vader looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Nice straight punches there by Yeboah. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Yeboah.
Vader throws a series of punches but Yeboah avoids them all with ease.
Darth Vader is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Sloppy strikes from Vader . Those never looked like landing.
Vader misses with a series of wild punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a body punch but Vader moves out of range.
Yeboah plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yeboah throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Yeboah fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Vader .
Vader moves to clinch but Yeboah breaks away
and Yeboah counters with a straight right hand.
Darth Vader is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Yeboah.
Vader scores with a jab to the head.
Vader throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Yeboah sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Yeboah will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Vader swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Vader sizes up Yeboah with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Vader fails to land with a series of punches.
A combination from Vader does no damage.
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Vader as he jumps to the side.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Darth Vader did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Vader just misses with a punch to the body.
Yeboah is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Vader blocks a head kick by Yeboah.
Vader fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
A telegraphed right hand from Vader misses the target.
A little jabbing left from Yeboah on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Vader lands with a cross.
A combination from Vader does no damage.
Yeboah throws out a counter right but Vader avoids it with no problem.
Yeboah scores with a sloppy right hand. Vader should have avoided that one.
Vader moves out of range as Yeboah strikes.
Vader moves out of range of the leg kick from Yeboah.
Yeboah ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Yeboah tries to land a leg kick but Vader saw it coming and moves away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vader throws an overhand right that lands on Yeboah's shoulder, as Yeboah tries to avoid the shot.
Yeboah misses the shot to the body.
Vader connects with a looping right hand.
Vader misses with a double jab.
Yeboah lands with an uppercut that bounces Vader off the cage and back into range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vader fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yeboah manages to avoid it.
Yeboah avoids the body shot from Vader .
Yeboah throws out a counter right but Vader avoids it with no problem.
Yeboah throws a head kick but Vader moves out of range.
Vader misses with a combination
and Yeboah counters with a straight right hand.
Vader fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yeboah manages to avoid it.
Yeboah dodges the punch combination from Vader .
Yeboah throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yeboah tests Vader 's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Yeboah walks into a straight right hand from Vader .

Yeboah fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Vader sprawls well initially but Yeboah persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Yeboah trying to control from half guard but Vader is working away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vader trying to control from the bottom.
The fighters are battling for position here. Vader manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Vader wants to sweep but no luck.
Yeboah trying to control the position from guard on top but Vader is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Vader keeping full guard, as Yeboah tries to pass.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah scores with a jab. Vader acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Yeboah, right into the meat.
Vader misses with the combination.
A shot to the liver by Vader . Beautiful body shot.
Vader wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Yeboah avoids the body shot from Vader .
Vader misses with a wild combination.
Yeboah slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Vader checks a low kick from Yeboah.
Vader just misses with a punch to the body.
Yeboah shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Vader tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yeboah was well out of range. Poor timing from Vader .
A countering left hand to the body from Yeboah misses.
Vader takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Good standup being displayed there by Vader as he connects with a hook.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yeboah lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Yeboah's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Yeboah duly obliges.
Vader lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Yeboah backs up against the cage.
A low kick from Yeboah is predictable there
and Vader counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Yeboah thinking.
A big right from Yeboah misses.
Vader tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yeboah was well out of range. Poor timing from Vader .
A swing and a miss from Vader .
Vader slips a jab and a cross from Yeboah.
Vader takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Yeboah throws a hook but Vader blocks it.
Vader appears to be looking for a big counter.
Vader scores with a push kick.
Vader throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Darth Vader 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. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Vader lands with a cross.
Yeboah takes a swing at Vader 's ribcage but misses.
Vader changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Vader sizes up Yeboah with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.

Vader gets caught napping as Yeboah dives in and scores a takedown. Vader manages to retain guard.
Vader has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Yeboah wants to pass the guard but Vader is keeping the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah trying to control the position from guard on top but Vader is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Yeboah showing good wrestling skills to control the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah tries to free his leg and advance position but Vader is retaining full guard.
Yeboah passes Vader 's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Vader is staying active underneath Yeboah, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Vader is trying to get back to full guard.

Yeboah is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Vader has managed to free his arm - good work.

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.
Vader regains full guard. Nicely done.
Yeboah controls from within his opponent's guard.
Vader is adopting a defensive guard.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Yeboah looks to score with a jab to the body but Vader is just out of range.
Vader throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Vader misses with a hook
and Yeboah counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah misses with a wild body shot.
Vader bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

Vader takes the fight into the clinch.
Yeboah lands a left hand that snaps the head of Vader backwards.
Yeboah blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Yeboah is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Sambulo Yeboah has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Yeboah throws a punch but it's blocked by Vader .

Vader is trying to trip Yeboah. He has hold of a leg but Yeboah is hopping around, keeping his balance for the moment. Vader persists though and gets the takedown into guard.
Yeboah is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Vader trying to control but Yeboah is working from the bottom.
Vader lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah keeping full guard, as Vader tries to pass.
Sambulo Yeboah has got the better of the ground game so far.

Yeboah is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Darth Vader is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

Yeboah is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Vader sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Vader trying to control but Yeboah is working from the bottom.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Yeboah avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Kenichi Hosakawa scores the fight 49:48
Judge Ren Mimura scores the fight 49:48
Judge Yukihiro Shimada scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Darth Vader !

Darth Vader retains his bantamweight title!
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Event: KAMIKAZE 79: After Party     
Date:   Feb 11, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 667 p4p, 34 weight class) and Peter Smith (ranked 3474 p4p, 169 weight class). Yeboah kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Peter Smith enters the cage!

172 cm
29
149 lbs
17 - 14 - 0
160 cm
36
148 lbs
20 - 12 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Peter Smith!
The judges for this bout are Kenichi Hosakawa, Yukihiro Yamamoto and Ren Mimura.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yeboah swings for the body but Smith moves out of range.
And Smith responds with a good body kick, but Yeboah manages to step out the way in time.
Smith takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Smith takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Yeboah dodges the punch combination from Smith.
Smith looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Yeboah cracks a nice hook into Smith's ribs.
Yeboah jabs Smith right on the nose. Smith blinks but takes it well.
Yeboah fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Yeboah tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
A big left from Smith misses.
Smith's coach down at The Takeover was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Smith's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Nice shot lands for Yeboah.
This has been an exciting period of action!
The fighters circle momentarily. Yeboah darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Smith misses with a kick to the body
and Yeboah cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Yeboah tries a head kick but it misses.
Donk. Smith catches Yeboah right on the button with a cross.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Yeboah rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Smith counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Smith just misses with a punch to the body.
Yeboah half committed to a counter leg kick.
Yeboah throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Smith moves out of range of the body kick from Yeboah.
Yeboah avoids the body shot from Smith.
Smith misses with an uppercut. Yeboah saw that one coming.
Smith swings for the body but Yeboah moves out of range.
That kick from Yeboah tenderised Smith's leg. Smith is trying to keep his angry face on.
Smith takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Yeboah paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Yeboah tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
And Smith tries to counter it with a takedown but Yeboah pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Yeboah throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A big left from Yeboah misses.
Yeboah closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Yeboah is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yeboah throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
And Smith tries to counter it with a takedown but Yeboah pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Yeboah fails to land with a series of punches.
Smith misses with a body punch
and Smith takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A combination from Smith does no damage.
An attempted straight right counter from Yeboah misses the target.
Yeboah misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Smith.
Smith is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Yeboah rather than just go for the knockout.
Smith swings for the body but Yeboah moves out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Yeboah misses the target.
Smith misses the shot to the body.
A shot to the liver by Yeboah. Beautiful body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Smith. Yeboah does a little dance to reset his feet.
Smith throws a leg kick but Yeboah sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Yeboah throws a lazy head kick
and Yeboah takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Yeboah jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Smith fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Yeboah has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Yeboah just misses with a punch to the body.
Smith swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah cracks Smith with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Yeboah is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Yeboah avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Smith 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 shot to the body from Smith misses
and Yeboah makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Yeboah lands a jab.
Yeboah moves away from the strike by Smith.
Yeboah uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Smith has time to react.
Yeboah is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Yeboah lands with an uppercut that bounces Smith off the cage and back into range.
Smith tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yeboah was well out of range. Poor timing from Smith.
Yeboah throws a head kick that half lands.
A looping hook to the body misses from Smith. Yeboah does a little dance to reset his feet.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Yeboah.
As Yeboah backs off Smith throws a huge counter combo but Yeboah manages to avoid it all.
Yeboah slips a jab from Smith.
Yeboah was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Nice jab there from Smith.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Smith swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Smith takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Smith needs to keep his hands up - Yeboah had a free shot at his head there.

Smith is rocked!
A big right from Smith misses.
Donk. Yeboah catches Smith right on the button with a cross.
Smith is still on wobbly legs! Can Yeboah finish him?
Smith throws a body punch but Yeboah moves out of range.
Smith gets caught by a big overhand right and goes down! Yeboah gets on top of him and starts throwing some serious punches until the ref intervenes and stops the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:22 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Sambulo Yeboah!
Sambulo Yeboah really struggled to get his t-shirt on before his hand was raised. Making sure that Urban Fighter logo gets some air time is pretty tricky when you're all sweaty.
The defeated Peter Smith had this to say: 'Full respect to my opponent, hope the fans still want to see me fight.'.
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Event: KAMIKAZE 73: So What?     
Date:   Jan 20, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 766 p4p, 37 weight class) and Yogi Dhamma (ranked 3011 p4p, 148 weight class). Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Dhamma is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Power Of Soul. Yogi Dhamma has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

172 cm
28
149 lbs
16 - 14 - 0
179 cm
34
145 lbs
21 - 12 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Good kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Yogi Dhamma!
The judges for this bout are Yasuomi Hirokawa, Kenichi Hosakawa and Sosuke Kotani.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yeboah connects with a body shot.

Dhamma gets a double leg takedown into Yeboah's guard.

Yeboah is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Yeboah tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Dhamma lands a couple of digs.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Dhamma pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Yeboah is keeping the position for now.
Yeboah is trying to keep Dhamma in close.

Dhamma drops back, looking for a kneebar! Yeboah looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. Yeboah looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from Yeboah!


Yeboah is in a dominant position here, looking for a kimura. Dhamma looks calm but he's in trouble here. Yeboah gets his leg over his opponent's head and yanks on the arm. Dhamma is tapping like a morse code operator on the titanic! SOS! SOS! Yeboah lets go of the hold and Dhamma can pop his arm back in it's socket.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:54 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Sambulo Yeboah!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Sambulo Yeboah made sure he mentioned BuriedAlive// Fight Gear, along with how happy he was to win his fight.
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Event: KAMIKAZE 67: Fuck The System     
Date:   Dec 22, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 481 p4p, 25 weight class) and Mana Festation (ranked 949 p4p, 49 weight class). Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

172 cm
28
149 lbs
16 - 13 - 0
166 cm
28
139 lbs
15 - 4 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Mana Festation!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Shimada, Shigeki Sano and Yuuki Gou.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Festation tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Yeboah bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Festation's head.
Yeboah throws a head kick but Festation moves out of range.
Festation slips under a jab.
Festation is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Yeboah fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Yeboah wants to clinch
and Festation counters with a body kick that stops Yeboah in his tracks momentarily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Yeboah fails in his attempt to clinch.
Yeboah waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Festation.
And Festation responds with a good body kick, but Yeboah manages to step out the way in time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah tries to clinch there but Festation circles away.
Despite the aggression on Festation's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Yeboah tries for a takedown but Festation sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Festation blocks a head kick by Yeboah.
Yeboah scores with a sloppy right hand. Festation should have avoided that one.
Yeboah closes the distance looking to clinch
and as Yeboah loses concentration momentarily, Festation counters with a picture perfect head kick! Yeboah goes down, out cold! The referee rushed in to check on his condition - I'm sure he'll be ok but that was a massive knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:35 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Mana Festation!
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Event: KAMIKAZE 63: Faraon     
Date:   Nov 10, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 495 p4p, 27 weight class) and Gaudencio Roman (ranked 2467 p4p, 128 weight class). Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Sambulo Yeboah has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

172 cm
28
149 lbs
15 - 13 - 0
150 cm
37
130 lbs
24 - 18 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 18 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Gaudencio Roman!
The judges for this bout are Yuuki Gou, Shigeki Fujiwara and Shirou Masuda.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yeboah lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.

It looks like Gaudencio Roman has been cut.

Yeboah is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Roman's half guard.
Yeboah prevents Roman from improving his position.
Yeboah is looking to advance position but Roman won't allow it.

Yeboah is trying to work for a kimura but Roman is defending well.
Yeboah trying to control from half guard but Roman is working away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Roman wants to control but Yeboah is keeping busy.
Yeboah will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.

Yeboah is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Roman has managed to free his arm - good work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah is thwarting Roman's attempts to control the position.
Roman makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Roman.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Yeboah is pushing down on Roman's leg trying to pass to half guard. Roman is fighting to maintain full guard but Yeboah has managed to sneak the leg through.

Yeboah seems to be looking for submissions.

Roman looking for submissions off his back.
Roman wants to sweep but Yeboah has passed to side control!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah working away.

Yeboah working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Roman manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Roman is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Yeboah trying to mount his opponent but Roman defends it.
Roman wants to sweep but Yeboah has passed to side control!

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Yeboah working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Yeboah slips into full mount, dodging the strikes by Roman.

Yeboah goes for an armbar but Roman turns quickly into his guard - lovely anticipation from Roman.
Roman is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.

Yeboah is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Roman defends well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Roman wants to control from the top but Yeboah keeps moving.
Roman preventing the sweep.
Roman is working Yeboah over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.

Roman got a little sloppy there for a moment and Yeboah has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Roman has managed to get both his arms back between Yeboah's legs - danger averted.
Roman wants to control from the top but Yeboah keeps moving.
Roman is looking to work some ground and pound but Yeboah has wrist control.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Yeboah looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Roman must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Roman wants to control from the top but Yeboah keeps moving.

Roman sitting in guard doing not very much at all here. Yeboah doesn't need a second invitation though! He's locked up a guillotine and he's squeezing tight! That is tiiiiiiiiight! Roman paying the price for stalling here - he's pushing hard on the arm trying to free himself but it's no use! He's tapped! WOW, quick submission from Yeboah - great work!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Sambulo Yeboah!
Sambulo Yeboah managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, Urban Fighter, into his post fight interview.
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Event: KAMIKAZE 58: Strong Style     
Date:   Oct 14, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 232 p4p, 12 weight class) and Jesus Chico Grande (ranked 852 p4p, 43 weight class). Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. The crowd seem to be enjoying Grande's choice of entrance music: Dead By Dawn by Deicide . Sambulo Yeboah had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

172 cm
27
149 lbs
15 - 12 - 0
165 cm
29
145 lbs
6 - 3 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Jesus Chico Grande!
The judges for this bout are Hirohito Nitta, Yuuki Gou and Taro Takaoka.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yeboah throws a hook to the side of Grande's head but Grande sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Grande throws a hook but Yeboah avoids it easily.
Grande fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Grande takes one to the chin there.
Yeboah looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Grande is fending him off so far but Yeboah persists. Nope, Grande circles away and we're back to standing.
Grande doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Yeboah misses with an uppercut. Grande saw that one coming.
Grande defending well as Yeboah loads up on a big left hand.
Grande throws an overhand right that lands on Yeboah's shoulder, as Yeboah tries to avoid the shot.
Yeboah pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Yeboah works over Grande's head and body with a nice combination.
Yeboah throws an overhand right that lands on Grande's shoulder, as Grande tries to avoid the shot.
Yeboah misses with a jab, cross combination.
Yeboah ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Yeboah misses with a looping right.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yeboah swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
We've been informed that Grande has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Yeboah takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Grande keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Yeboah.
Grande slips a straight right by Yeboah.
Grande dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Yeboah misses with a hook.
Grande looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Grande fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Grande avoids the body shot from Yeboah.
Grande throws a right hand that Yeboah ducks under and follows up with a left that Yeboah also avoids with ease.
Yeboah missing with a left hand there. Grande was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Grande let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Yeboah scores with the left hand. Grande knows he should have avoided that one.
Yeboah is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Grande.
Yeboah is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Yeboah connects with a body shot that sends Grande's belly button to the back.
Grande loads up on a big right hand but Yeboah slips the punch.
Grande lands a lovely overhand right.
Grande lands a body shot.
Yeboah blocks a jab.
Grande steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Yeboah.
Grande swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A quick step to the side and Yeboah tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Grande avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Grande swings for the body but Yeboah moves out of range.
Grande with a body punch. A glancing blow.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Yeboah throws a lazy right hand but Grande sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Grande looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Grande lands a nice hook to Yeboah's body. Yeboah takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Grande is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yeboah.
Grande throws a body punch but Yeboah moves out of range.
Grande swings for the body but Yeboah moves out of range.
Yeboah 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.
Grande catches Yeboah with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Yeboah jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Grande just misses with a punch to the body.
Grande scores with a hook to the body. Yeboah takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Grande with a body punch. A glancing blow.
A jab from Grande misses.
Grande jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Yeboah tries to score a power double leg takedown but Grande sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Yeboah somewhat.
Grande swings widly with a right hand
and Yeboah counters with a stiff right hand.

It looks like Jesus Chico Grande has been cut.
Yeboah connects with the punch.
Yeboah slips a jab and a cross from Grande.
Yeboah misses with an uppercut.
Grande slips under a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Grande connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Yeboah scrambles back to his feet.
A swing and a miss from Grande.
Jesus Chico Grande seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Grande jabs Yeboah to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Yeboah throws a nice looking combination but Grande bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Grande let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Grande swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Yeboah.
Yeboah throws out a loose jab but Grande uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jesus Chico Grande is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Yeboah throws an overhand right that lands on Grande's shoulder, as Grande tries to avoid the shot.
Yeboah misses the jab.
Grande wants to clinch but Yeboah slips to the side
letting Yeboah counter with a right hand.
Yeboah closes the distance and clinches up with Grande, looking for a takedown. Yeboah pushes Grande against the cage but Grande circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Sambulo Yeboah. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Grande cracks a nice hook into Yeboah's ribs.

Grande takes the fight into the clinch.
Grande gets through Yeboah's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Grande.
Grande misses with a short punch on the inside.
Yeboah blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Yeboah is trying to pull guard but Grande turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Yeboah is trying to pull guard but Grande has him pressed against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah is trying to pull guard but Grande has him pressed against the cage.
Grande lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Yeboah takes a shot to the head.

Yeboah manages to pull guard.
Grande trying to stand up but can't free himself from Yeboah's guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Yeboah had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Grande defends it easily.
Grande wants to stand and escape but instead Yeboah has hit a sweep and he's now on top in guard.

Yeboah stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Grande swivels though and keeps the full guard.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yeboah looking to sit in guard and control but Grande gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

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

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


Grande takes a swing at Yeboah's ribcage but misses.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Grande, as that shot connected.
Grande digs a good body shot into Yeboah's ribs.
Grande looks to score with a jab to the body but Yeboah is just out of range.
Grande cracks Yeboah with a good jab.
Yeboah uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Grande.

Yeboah shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Yeboah perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Yeboah is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Yeboah not doing much here.

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

Yeboah is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Grande sees it coming and defends easily.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Grande can do anything to dispel that myth.

Yeboah is looking for a kimura here.
Grande looks like he's trying to stand up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Yeboah passes to side control.

Yeboah is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Grande is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Grande is trying to stand back up. He's worked his way up against the cage but Yeboah has just dragged him back down to the mat.

Yeboah is trying to get an arm triangle but Grande is defending well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah trying to control the action but Grande is working from the bottom.

Yeboah tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Yeboah tries to move into full mount but can't pass Grande's legs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Yeboah wants to control but Grande is keeping him busy.

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

Yeboah wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Grande, who protects the arm well.
Grande wants to get back to his feet but Yeboah drags him back down.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Grande lands with a right hand.
Grande is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Yeboah rather than just go for the knockout.
Yeboah throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Yeboah steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Grande.
Grande moves out of range of the strikes.
Grande lands a body shot.
Yeboah scores with a shot to the body.
Grande throws a body punch but Yeboah moves out of range.
Grande works Yeboah's body with a nice hook.

Yeboah gets tackled into the cage by Grande. Grande maintains the clinch.
Yeboah jumps guard but Grande stands there with Yeboah around his waist. Yeboah gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Grande gets through Yeboah's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Yeboah jumps guard but Grande stands there with Yeboah around his waist. Yeboah gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Yeboah tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Grande smiles and moves away.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Sambulo Yeboah. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Grande takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Grande wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Grande keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Grande cracks Yeboah with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Yeboah walks into a stiff left hand from Grande.
Yeboah dodges the punch combination from Grande.
Yeboah jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Grande defending well as Yeboah loads up on a big left hand.
Yeboah on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Yeboah looks to land a left hand but Grande moved out of range nicely.

Grande drives through and clinches with Yeboah against the cage.
Yeboah blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Grande working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A nice left hand lands by Grande.

Yeboah decides to pull guard.
Grande must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Grande decides he's had enough of playing guard and decides to stand. Come on Yeboah, up you get!
Yeboah misses with a wild body shot.
Grande misses with the combination.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Grande works over Yeboah's head and body with a nice combination.
Grande staying out of range there.
Yeboah needs to keep his hands up - Grande had a free shot at his head there.
Yeboah tries to move into range but Grande moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

Yeboah is rocked!
Grande scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Oh Yeboah is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
The crowd cheers as Grande lands an impressive looking overhand right. Yeboah doesn't seem phased though.
Grande keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Yeboah.
Yeboah takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Yeboah throws a hook but Grande blocks it.
Grande with a jab.
Yeboah gets clipped by a big right hand and goes down spinning to the canvas! Grande gets the back mount and begins to drop bombs on his rocked foe! Yeboah is too out of it to defend against the strikes and the referee jumps in to save him from the beatdown!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:41 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jesus Chico Grande!
Jesus Chico Grande is the new bantamweight champion!
An intense looking Jesus Chico Grande took to the microphone post fight and gave a little speech: 'Stop saying that I look like Goofy! In Colombia, I am known as La Bestia! Stop saying that I look like the Disney character! '.
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Event: KAMIKAZE 51: Never Too Late     
Date:   Sep 15, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah (ranked 271 p4p, 15 weight class) and Brady Burns (ranked 1425 p4p, 74 weight class). Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Burns is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Pápai Joci - Origo. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

172 cm
27
149 lbs
14 - 12 - 0
169 cm
32
147 lbs
17 - 9 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Brady Burns!
The judges for this bout are Tatsuya Matsuyama, Shirou Masuda and Shigeki Sano.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Burns slips a straight right by Yeboah.
Burns's coach down at Lovelair Muay Thai/MMA was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Burns's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Burns scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Burns scores with a jab to the jaw.
Yeboah throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yeboah connects with the punch.
Yeboah has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Burns finds it's way round the side to connect with Yeboah's head.
Burns throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Burns goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Burns works Yeboah's body with a nice hook.
Burns bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Yeboah's head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Yeboah shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Yeboah thows a left - swing and a miss!
Yeboah backing away here, and Burns unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Burns connects with a solid leg kick.
Yeboah jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Yeboah has been working on his boxing with his coaches at LOD-Guts & Glory Gym in the buildup to the fight.
Burns uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yeboah.
Yeboah misses with a body punch
and Burns counters with a body kick.
Burns slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a hook but Burns blocks it.
Burns slips a jab from Yeboah.
Yeboah throws a lazy uppercut
and Burns counters with a slapping leg kick.
A solid body kick from Burns.
Burns displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Yeboah throws out the jab.
Burns fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Yeboah manages to avoid it.
That kick from Burns tenderised Yeboah's leg. Yeboah is trying to keep his angry face on.
Nice body kick from Burns.
Burns looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A jab lands there for Yeboah.
Burns misses with an uppercut. Yeboah saw that one coming.
Burns ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Yeboah misses with the combination.
Burns wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Burns thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Yeboah if he has to take too many more of those.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah looks to score with a jab to the body but Burns is just out of range.
Burns looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Yeboah scores with a sloppy right hand. Burns should have avoided that one.
Burns throws a nice outside leg kick.
Burns paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Burns.
Burns scores with a kick to the midsection.
Yeboah takes a swing at Burns's ribcage but misses.
Brady Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Burns scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Yeboah moves out of range as Burns strikes.
The fighters circling - Yeboah throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
That kick from Burns tenderised Yeboah's leg. Yeboah is trying to keep his angry face on.
Burns with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Yeboah misses with a looping left.
Burns slips a jab from Yeboah.
Yeboah misses with a looping left.
Burns connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Burns.
A little jabbing left from Burns on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Burns throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Yeboah.
Burns will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Yeboah throws a body shot but no joy.
Burns fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Yeboah has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Burns misses with a body shot.
Yeboah blocks a head kick by Burns.
Burns cracks Yeboah with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Burns takes a jab right on the kisser.
Burns slips under a jab.
Donk. Burns catches Yeboah right on the button with a cross.
Burns lands with a nice body punch.
Yeboah takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Yeboah digs a good hook to Burns's body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns connects with a body shot that sends Yeboah's belly button to the back.
That kick from Burns tenderised Yeboah's leg. Yeboah is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Yeboah fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
A decent looking cross lands there for Burns.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Burns.
Burns lands with a nice body kick.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yeboah moves away.
Burns lands a glancing blow to the side of Yeboah's head.
Yeboah misses with a body punch
and Burns counters with a slapping leg kick.
Yeboah with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Burns to score with a decent uppercut.
Yeboah throws a hook but Burns blocks it.
Yeboah ducks under a wild hook from Burns.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Burns tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yeboah was well out of range. Poor timing from Burns.
Burns misses with an uppercut. Yeboah saw that one coming.
Burns misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Burns digs a good hook to Yeboah's body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brady Burns 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 jab from Yeboah misses.
Yeboah misses with a body shot.
Yeboah throws a jab when Burns was well out of range.
Burns throws a fast counter high kick but Yeboah manages to duck under it in time.
A jab from Burns does it's job there.
Yeboah is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Burns.
Burns throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Nice defenses there by Burns.
Yeboah moves away from the strike by Burns.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Yeboah might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Burns connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
A jab from Yeboah misses.
Burns throws a nice outside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Yeboah moves away.
Burns throws a hook but Yeboah blocks it.
Burns slips under a jab from Yeboah.
Burns connects with a looping right hand.
Yeboah throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Yeboah is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Good standup being displayed there by Burns as he connects with a hook.
Burns scores with a kick to the midsection.
Burns jabs Yeboah right on the nose. Yeboah blinks but takes it well.
Yeboah cracks Burns with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Burns tries to work over Yeboah's front leg with a kick but Yeboah checks it.
Yeboah misses with a right hand
and Burns counters with a thumping low kick.
Yeboah will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Burns bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Yeboah's head backwards.
Yeboah rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Burns counters with a straight right hand.
Yeboah misses with a straight right.
Yeboah blocks a low kick nicely.
Yeboah throws a lazy right hand but Burns sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Burns looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A nice inside leg kick there by Burns. That's going to slow Yeboah down.
Burns takes a swing at Yeboah's ribcage but misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yeboah misses with a hook. Burns ducked under it nicely.
A good leg kick by Burns.
Good standup being displayed there by Burns as he connects with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns throws a nice inside leg kick.
Yeboah on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Yeboah just misses with a punch to the body.
Donk. Yeboah catches Burns right on the button with a cross.

Burns is rocked!
Burns takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Burns is still on wobbly legs! Can Yeboah finish him?
Burns get stunned by a cross and takes another one on the button. Burns stumbles backwards and tries to bounce back off the cage but Yeboah runs in and jumps on him with a leaping lead hook that puts him out! Wow, that was highlight reel stuff! Awesome finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:26 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Sambulo Yeboah!
Sambulo Yeboah retains his bantamweight title!
An out of breath Sambulo Yeboah thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: KAMIKAZE 45: Born To Fight     
Date:   Aug 12, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah and Darth Vader . Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

172 cm
27
149 lbs
13 - 12 - 0
165 cm
37
134 lbs
33 - 6 - 0
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World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 13 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 33 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Darth Vader !
The judges for this bout are Yasuomi Hirokawa, Kenichi Hosakawa and Shirou Masuda.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Vader shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Yeboah but Yeboah pushes him off and we're back to square one.
We've been hearing reports that Yeboah has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Vader darts in looking for a takedown but Yeboah gets double underhooks and turns Vader into the cage.
Yeboah fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Vader on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Yeboah dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Vader fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Sambulo Yeboah has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Darth Vader .
Vader takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Yeboah.
Yeboah lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Vader circles away quickly and effectively.
Yeboah fakes a head shot and lands one 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!
A cross from Yeboah lands.
A lazy left from Yeboah finds it's target.

Vader is rocked!
Vader has his takedown stuffed
and Yeboah counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Vader thinking.

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

Yeboah looking for submissions off his back.
Yeboah trying to control here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vader thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Yeboah's head.
Yeboah slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.

Vader stands over his opponent and dives in with a flying punch! Yeboah throws up his legs and catches Vader in a triangle! Oh this looks tight! Vader tries to escape but he's forced to tap! Wow, fantastic work there by Yeboah! That came out of nowhere!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:37 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Sambulo Yeboah!
Sambulo Yeboah is the new bantamweight champion!
During a confident post fight interview, Sambulo Yeboah thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: KAMIKAZE 37: Death     
Date:   Jul 15, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah and Jamie Varner. Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

172 cm
26
149 lbs
12 - 12 - 0
173 cm
26
137 lbs
11 - 9 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Good elbows
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jamie Varner!
The judges for this bout are Hirohito Nitta, Shigeki Fujiwara and Shirou Masuda.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Varner slips a jab from Yeboah.
Varner throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Yeboah's waist but Yeboah gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Varner off to one side.
Yeboah misses with a looping right.
Varner throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Yeboah's waist but Yeboah gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Varner off to one side.
A swing and a miss from Yeboah.
Varner takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Varner misses with a takedown attempt
and Yeboah counters with a straight right hand.

Varner is rocked!
We've been hearing reports that Yeboah has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Sambulo Yeboah has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jamie Varner.
Yeboah darts in and lands a big hook, right on the button! Varner's legs crumble underneath him as he falls to the canvas! The ref tackles Yeboah before he gets to land any more shots to his stricken foe.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:35 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Sambulo Yeboah!
A determined Sambulo Yeboah didn't want to dwell on this fight in his post fight interview. Instead he was more keen to state he wants a title shot. Let's see if he gets it!
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Event: HFC 100:Curran vs Griffin     
Date:   May 20, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah and Derek Harris. Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Harris has chosen Not again - You all ready dropped? 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.

172 cm
26
154 lbs
12 - 11 - 0
173 cm
26
153 lbs
13 - 9 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Sambulo Yeboah!
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 Helsinki, Derek Harris!
The judges for this bout are Igor Prikhodko, Illya Tyunina and Vladimir Khabensky.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yeboah misses with an uppercut. Harris saw that one coming.
Yeboah misses with a hook.
Harris tries to counter by closing the distance.
Harris looks to score with a jab to the body but Yeboah is just out of range.
Harris uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yeboah.
Harris takes one to the side of the head.
Yeboah takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Yeboah tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Harris was well out of range. Poor timing from Yeboah.
Yeboah seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Harris misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yeboah.
Yeboah darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
A chopping leg kick lands by Harris.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Harris avoids the body shot from Yeboah.
Yeboah swings and misses with a hook to the body.
It seemed like Harris was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Harris throws a jab but it's blocked by Yeboah.
Harris lands a nice looking body shot.
Yeboah misses with an uppercut.
Sambulo Yeboah seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Harris cracks the inside of Yeboah's front leg.
Yeboah lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Yeboah takes a swing at Harris's ribcage but misses.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Harris.
Harris staying out of range there.
Yeboah has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Harris.
Harris throws a nice outside leg kick.
Yeboah throws a hook to the side of Harris's head but Harris sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Yeboah throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Yeboah misses with a hook to the body
and Harris counters with a left to the body.
Harris displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Yeboah throws out the jab.
Harris tries to counter with a clinch but Yeboah shakes him off and moves away.
A slow jab from Yeboah misses its intended target.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yeboah on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Harris. Harris obviously looking to wear him down.
Yeboah takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Harris is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Yeboah rather than just go for the knockout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.

It looks like Derek Harris has been cut.
Harris defending well as Yeboah loads up on a big left hand.
Yeboah works Harris's body with a nice hook.
Yeboah fails to land with a series of punches.
Yeboah swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Yeboah lunges at Harris with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Harris's hand.
Harris throws a nice inside leg kick.
Yeboah throws a nice looking combination but Harris bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Harris missing with a left hand there. Yeboah was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Harris moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Yeboah lands with a good body shot.
Harris blocks a jab.
Good exchange - Harris coming out on top.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah thuds a left hand into Harris's body.
Yeboah looks to land a left hand but Harris moved out of range nicely.
Harris takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Harris takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Harris with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Harris misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yeboah.
Yeboah tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Harris scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Yeboah misses with a combination

and Harris counters by clinching up.
Harris being controlled against the cage.
Yeboah trying to control the position but instead, Harris has worked for underhooks and has pushed Yeboah into the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Yeboah wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Harris swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Yeboah is trying to force a seperation but Harris has the dominant position.
Harris lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Yeboah is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Harris is defending well for now.
Yeboah is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Yeboah manages to pull guard.

Yeboah is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Harris is aware though and is defending well.
Harris's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Harris wants to pass the guard but Yeboah is keeping the position.
Harris sitting in guard here, content to control.
Harris's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
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 Sambulo Yeboah will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Derek Harris's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Yeboah throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yeboah moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Harris misses with a straight right.
Yeboah swinging wildly here.
Yeboah misses with a wild body shot.
Yeboah throws a right hand that misses
enabling Harris to counter with a crisp jab.
Yeboah throws a lazy uppercut
and Harris counters with a stiff right hand.
Yeboah keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Yeboah drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Harris's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Yeboah connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Harris scrambles back to his feet.
Yeboah misses with a wild body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yeboah lands with a hook. Harris tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
A solid leg kick lands there for Harris.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donk. Harris catches Yeboah right on the button with a cross.
Yeboah throws a hook to the side of Harris's head but Harris sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Yeboah blocks the body kick.
Harris ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Donk. Yeboah catches Harris right on the button with a cross.
Sambulo Yeboah is winning the standup battle so far.
Harris uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Yeboah.
Yeboah fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Harris fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Yeboah chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Harris can pounce on him.
Yeboah lands a nice shot to the body.
Harris throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Harris swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Yeboah.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A good leg kick by Harris.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah throws a poor cross that misses
and Harris makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Harris pushes Yeboah away with a front kick.
Harris jabs Yeboah to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Harris ducks under a wild hook from Yeboah.
Yeboah uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Harris.
Yeboah misses the jab.
Yeboah's jab looks to have found its range, popping Harris under the eye.
Yeboah misses with a looping right.
Yeboah takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Harris feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Yeboah's calf.
Harris swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Harris avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Yeboah just misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jab from Harris.
A big right from Yeboah misses.
Harris lands a right hook to the body.
Yeboah misses with a body shot.

Yeboah tries to keep at a distance but Harris has taken the fight into the clinch.
A right handed body shot lands from Harris.
Yeboah softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Yeboah wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Yeboah holding his opponent close, against the cage.

Yeboah breaks the clinch.
Harris lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Yeboah tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Harris was well out of range. Poor timing from Yeboah.
Yeboah looks to score with a jab to the body but Harris is just out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah cracks a nice hook into Harris's ribs.
Harris listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Yeboah misses with a wild body shot.
Yeboah stuns Harris with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Yeboah fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Harris raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Yeboah swings for the body but Harris moves out of range.
Harris throws a wild body kick that Yeboah sees coming a mile off.
Yeboah ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Harris moves away.
Harris throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Harris misses with a double jab.
Yeboah needs to keep his hands up - Harris had a free shot at his head there.
Yeboah throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Yeboah scores with a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Harris staying out of range there.
Yeboah throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Harris counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Harris throws a leg kick which misses Yeboah's front leg but catches the back leg as Yeboah tries to avoid it.
Yeboah throws a hook but Harris avoids it easily.
Yeboah takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Harris ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Harris tries to counter with a clinch but Yeboah shakes him off and moves away.
Harris digs a good body shot into Yeboah's ribs.
Harris sizes up Yeboah with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Jab from Harris.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Harris feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Yeboah's calf.
Yeboah throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Harris makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Jab by Yeboah.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Harris turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
A good leg kick by Harris.
Yeboah stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Harris lands a glancing blow to the side of Yeboah's head.
Harris fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Yeboah has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Harris lands a body shot.
Yeboah throws the left hand but Harris avoids the punch easily.
Harris feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Yeboah's calf.
Yeboah misses with a straight left.
Harris misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yeboah.
Yeboah on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Harris.
A combination from Yeboah does no damage.

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!
A jab from Yeboah misses.
Yeboah throws a sloppy body shot
and Harris cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Yeboah just misses with a punch to the body.
Yeboah takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Harris avoids a punch combination nicely.
Yeboah throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Harris sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Harris doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Harris fails to land with a series of punches.
Yeboah throws a right hand that misses
and Harris counters with a right hand to the body.
Harris digs a good body shot into Yeboah's ribs.
Harris has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Harris there as he acknowledges the shot.
Yeboah misses with a hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Harris wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Harris slips under a jab.
Yeboah bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Harris's head.
Yeboah looks to score with a jab to the body but Harris is just out of range.
Harris scores with a hook to the body. Yeboah takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Harris bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Harris tries to counter with a clinch but Yeboah shakes him off and moves away.
Harris fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Yeboah looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Harris listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
A nice leg kick lands there from Harris.
Harris defending well as Yeboah loads up on a big left hand.
Harris fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Yeboah connects with a crisp jab.

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!
Yeboah takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Harris uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yeboah.
Yeboah misses with a two punch combination.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Yeboah ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Harris moves away.
A nice side step and Harris releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
A nice leg kick lands there from Harris.
Harris pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Yeboah back to the cage. Harris follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Harris throws a head kick but Yeboah moves out of range.
Harris bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Yeboah's head backwards.
Yeboah uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Harris.
Yeboah misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Harris.
Harris is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Yeboah with a body shot.
Yeboah misses with a wild body shot.
Yeboah waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Harris.

And that's the end of the fight!
Derek Harris comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Harris 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 Igor Prikhodko scores the fight 28:29
Judge Illya Tyunina scores the fight 28:29
Judge Vladimir Khabensky scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Derek Harris!

A relieved looking Derek Harris thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
72%

 

Event: TWGC 16 (145lbs, D1): Rio de Janeiro Qu - Round 1     
Date:   Apr 23, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah and Quentin DeBramalo. Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




172 cm
25 yrs
154 lbs



178 cm
30 yrs
147 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the featherweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Sydney, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Sambulo Yeboah! And in the blue corner, fighting out of New York, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 1 losses; Quentin DeBramalo!
The judges for this bout are Emerson Jorge, Mauricio Rocha and Edson Gomes.


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

Yeboah rushes DeBramalo and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
We've been informed that DeBramalo has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.

Yeboah successfully pulls guard.
DeBramalo postures up.

Yeboah is looking for a triangle here but DeBramalo uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Yeboah (0) vs (3) DeBramalo
Yeboah tries to bench press DeBramalo off him but DeBramalo keeps the position.
Yeboah is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at LOD-Guts & Glory Gym, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Yeboah can't do much from the bottom here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yeboah is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Yeboah can't do much from the bottom here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah tries to improve position but can't.
DeBramalo working away.
DeBramalo tries to advance to mount but Yeboah denies him.
Yeboah tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but DeBramalo wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
DeBramalo trying to control the position but Yeboah is working away.

Yeboah wants to improve his position, back to half guard but DeBramalo has ideas of his own. He's got hold of Yeboah's far side arm and it looks like he's got an Americana. Ohh! Ohhhh! OOOOOOOOOH! A human being's arm is not meant to bend like that! Yeboah is tapping like a morse code operator on the Titanic! SOS SOS! He's out of here! Great win for DeBramalo!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Americana). Quentin DeBramalo!
Quentin DeBramalo opened up his post fight interview with a scream to camera that he wants a title shot! Whether he deserves the shot will be up to the management of the organization, so I guess he'll have to wait and see.

 

Event: HFC 94:Kriel vs Pritchard     
Date:   Apr 08, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between James Franklin and Sambulo Yeboah. Franklin kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Tron Cat- Tyler, The Creator. Yeboah has chosen Lionel Richie - All Night Long as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

170 cm
26
145 lbs
10 - 4 - 0
172 cm
25
154 lbs
11 - 11 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Counter fighter
Very strong
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter
Voodoo Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, James Franklin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Sambulo Yeboah!
The judges for this bout are Aleksei Zolotukhin, Aleksandr Martynov and Fedor Mirinova.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yeboah scores with a body shot.
Franklin looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Yeboah ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Yeboah fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Franklin looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Yeboah listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Franklin avoids the body shot from Yeboah.
Yeboah misses with a body shot.
Yeboah ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Franklin moves away.
Yeboah misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Franklin.
A big right from Yeboah misses.
Franklin attempts a counter takedown but Yeboah avoids it well and moves away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Franklin slips under a jab from Yeboah.
Franklin's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Yeboah connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Franklin scrambles back to his feet.
A swing and a miss from Yeboah.
Yeboah is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Franklin rather than just go for the knockout.

Yeboah steps into range and cracks Franklin with a monster punch that buckles his knees! Franklin flops backwards and Yeboah dives into his guard looking to finish!

Franklin is rocked!

That's one minute gone in the round.

Franklin looking for a guillotine here but Yeboah defends easily.
Oh Franklin is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Franklin being controlled here, momentarily.
Yeboah pushes down on Franklin's leg and manages to get into half guard.

Franklin actively working from the bottom here.
Yeboah works his way into full mount!
Yeboah looking to control and managing it successfully.
Franklin seems to have got his legs back now.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Franklin is trying to escape the mount.
Franklin is squirming around, avoiding Yeboah's attempts to control the action.

Yeboah working to secure an arm triangle but it's not happening for him just yet.
Yeboah looking to control but Franklin is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Franklin working to try and regain half guard.
Franklin manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Well, if Yeboah 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.
Franklin is not content to let Yeboah control the position.

Franklin looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

Franklin is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Yeboah pulls his head out easily.
Yeboah keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Franklin is not content to let Yeboah control the position.
Franklin is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Franklin is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Yeboah pulls his head out easily.
Yeboah wants to lay and pray for a moment but Franklin keeps working.

Franklin looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

Franklin actively working from the bottom here.

Yeboah is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Yeboah wants to lay and pray for a moment but Franklin keeps working.

Franklin is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Yeboah pulls his head out easily.
Yeboah controlling the action here.

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

Yeboah is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Franklin is staying active underneath Yeboah, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

Yeboah is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Franklin is just riding it out for now. Yeboah eventually gives up the hold.

Yeboah is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Franklin is just riding it out for now. Yeboah eventually gives up the hold.

Franklin actively working from the bottom here.

Franklin looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sambulo Yeboah 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.


Franklin slips under a jab.
Franklin half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Yeboah misses with a body shot.
Yeboah missing with a left hand there. Franklin was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Franklin feinted with a counter takedown.
Franklin moves out of range as Yeboah strikes.
Sambulo Yeboah seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yeboah lands a lovely overhand right.
Franklin looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Yeboah throws a jab but it's blocked by Franklin.
Franklin staying out of range there.
Franklin attempts a counter takedown but Yeboah avoids it well and moves away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Franklin dives in and scores a takedown into Yeboah's guard.
Yeboah is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Franklin scoring with some ground and pound.
Franklin postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Yeboah is actively looking for submissions from his back. He's worked himself a little space on the bottom and seems to be going for a triangle. No, he's switched into an armbar! That was slick! Franklin rolls with it to try and escape but Yeboah cranks on the arm and Franklin is forced to tap out! This one is aaaaaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:20 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Sambulo Yeboah!
Sambulo Yeboah decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
41%

 

Event: RBFC 88:Shlemenko vs Odori     
Date:   Mar 04, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah and Derek Harris. Yeboah comes to the cage accompanied by Lionel Richie - All Night Long. The crowd seem to be enjoying Harris's choice of entrance music: Not again - You all ready dropped?. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

172 cm
25
154 lbs
11 - 10 - 0
173 cm
25
153 lbs
11 - 8 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Voodoo Nutrition
Urban Fighter

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Sambulo Yeboah!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Derek Harris!
The judges for this bout are Vladimir Khabensky, Sergei Dronov and Illya Tyunina.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Harris swings for the body but Yeboah moves out of range.
Harris walks into a jab.
Harris displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Yeboah throws out the jab.
Donk. Harris catches Yeboah right on the button with a cross.
Harris lands a jab to Yeboah's midsection.
Yeboah 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.
Yeboah jabs Harris right on the nose. Harris blinks but takes it well.
A swing and a miss from Harris.
Harris lands with an uppercut that bounces Yeboah off the cage and back into range.
Harris moves forwards but Yeboah connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Derek Harris seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sloppy strikes from Yeboah. Those never looked like landing.
Yeboah throws a big shot that misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yeboah swings for the body but Harris moves out of range.
Yeboah jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Harris misses with a body shot.
Yeboah connects with a body shot.
Yeboah takes a swing at Harris's ribcage but misses.
Harris swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Yeboah.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah defending well as Harris loads up on a big left hand.
Yeboah throws a hook to the side of Harris's head but Harris sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Yeboah thows a left - swing and a miss!
Harris ducks under a wild hook from Yeboah.
Harris keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yeboah misses with a hook. Harris ducked under it nicely.
Harris misses with a hook.
Harris fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Yeboah has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Yeboah takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Harris jabs Yeboah to the body, keeping him at a distance.
A big left from Harris misses.
Yeboah slips a jab from Harris.
Harris looks to land a right hand but Yeboah moved out of range.
Yeboah swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Harris replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Yeboah blocks it well.
Yeboah moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Harris takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Harris misses with a wild body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Harris missing with a left hand there. Yeboah was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Yeboah lands a jab-cross combination.
Harris throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Harris looks to land a right hand but Yeboah moved out of range.
Yeboah swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Harris stuns Yeboah with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Harris fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Yeboah on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Harris. Harris obviously looking to wear him down.
Yeboah throws a nice looking combination but Harris bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Yeboah throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Harris swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Yeboah pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Harris ducks right into an uppercut from Yeboah.
Harris throws a body punch but Yeboah moves out of range.
Yeboah throws a big shot that misses.
Harris doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Yeboah scores with the left hand. Harris knows he should have avoided that one.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Harris connects with a body shot.
Harris scores with a crisp jab that stopped Yeboah in his tracks.
Yeboah takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Harris throws a nice outside leg kick.
Yeboah pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Harris misses with a straight right.
A shot to the liver by Harris. Beautiful body shot.
Harris swings widly with a right hand
and Yeboah counters with a stiff right hand.
Yeboah throws a right hand that Harris ducks under and follows up with a left that Harris also avoids with ease.
Yeboah misses with a looping left.
Yeboah lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.

It looks like Derek Harris has been cut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yeboah looks to land a left hand but Harris moved out of range nicely.
Harris looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Yeboah lands a head shot.
Harris moves out of range of the strikes.
Harris lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah avoids the body shot from Harris.
Yeboah fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Yeboah misses with a wild body shot.
Yeboah throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Harris fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Yeboah looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Harris misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yeboah.
A little feinted left hand from Yeboah on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Harris connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Yeboah misses with a hook.
Harris throws a jab but it's blocked by Yeboah.
Yeboah appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Harris scores with a leg kick.
Harris lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yeboah uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Harris.
Harris throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
An attempted straight right counter from Yeboah misses the target.
A slapping body kick lands there for Harris.
Harris takes one on the button.
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 Sambulo Yeboah will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Derek Harris's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


The fighters circling - Harris throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Harris's corner calls for a 1-2. Harris obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Yeboah misses with a straight right.
Yeboah misses with a jab, cross combination.
Yeboah getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Yeboah throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Harris sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Yeboah comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Harris feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Yeboah's calf.
Yeboah swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Harris. Yeboah does a little dance to reset his feet.
Harris wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Harris keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Yeboah.
Harris takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Harris looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nice jab there from Harris.
Yeboah lands a jab-cross combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Harris moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Yeboah stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Yeboah has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Harris.
Harris paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Harris lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Yeboah moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Yeboah avoids the body shot from Harris.
Harris throws a hook but Yeboah avoids it easily.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A telegraphed right hand from Yeboah misses the target.
Harris only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Yeboah will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Yeboah lands a nice looking body shot.
Harris slips a straight right by Yeboah.
Harris looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Harris jabs at Yeboah's body.
A jab from Yeboah finds it's way through Harris's defenses.
A big left from Yeboah misses.
Sambulo Yeboah is winning the standup battle so far.
Yeboah misses with a straight right.
Yeboah throws a sloppy body shot
and Harris cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Yeboah connects with a jab.
Yeboah misses with a left hand
and Harris cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Yeboah throws the left hand but Harris avoids the punch easily.
Harris moves out of range as Yeboah strikes.
Yeboah swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Harris connects with the punch.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yeboah. Harris does a little dance to reset his feet.
Harris tries to counter by closing the distance.
Harris scores with a punch to the head.
Harris uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Yeboah.
A head kick misses from Harris.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah connects with a single shot there.
Yeboah avoids the body shot from Harris.
Harris takes a swing at Yeboah's ribcage but misses.
Harris has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
A looping hook to the body misses from Harris. Yeboah does a little dance to reset his feet.
Harris thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Yeboah if he has to take too many more of those.
Harris 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.
Yeboah just misses with a punch to the body.
Harris flicks out a counter leg kick but Yeboah steps away.
A chopping leg kick lands by Harris.
Yeboah scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Yeboah is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Harris lands with a kick to the temple. Yeboah shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"

Yeboah is rocked!
Ohhhhh! A huge head kick from Harris! Yeboah is out on his feet! Harris rushes in and throws more strikes. The ref is looking closely - Yeboah is covering up but the punishment is just too much and the ref steps in to stop the fight! Yeboah is staring into space, just thankful that the beatdown has ended. Brutal finish.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:47 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Derek Harris!
During a confident post fight interview, Derek Harris 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
85%

 

Event: RBFC 83: Fury vs Mahones     
Date:   Feb 04, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sambulo Yeboah and Francisco Costa. Yeboah kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Lionel Richie - All Night Long. Sambulo Yeboah could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Francisco Costa's chin.

172 cm
24
154 lbs
11 - 9 - 0
172 cm
23
158 lbs
11 - 5 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter
Voodoo Nutrition

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Sambulo Yeboah!
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 New York, Francisco Costa!
The judges for this bout are Konstantin Menshow, Illya Tyunina and Dmitry Maklakov.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Yeboah looks to score with a jab to the body but Costa is just out of range.
Yeboah throws a shot to the body.
Costa throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yeboah misses with a right hand
and Costa counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Costa's corner calls for a 1-2. Costa obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Yeboah ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Costa moves away.
Yeboah connects with a crisp jab.
Yeboah lands a nice shot to the body.
Yeboah has been working on his boxing with his coaches at LOD-Guts & Glory Gym in the buildup to the fight.
Yeboah works the jab nicely.
A cross from Yeboah lands.

Costa is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Costa looks to score with a jab to the body but Yeboah is just out of range.
Costa steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Yeboah.
Yeboah swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
enabling Costa to counter with a crisp jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yeboah connects with a body shot.
Yeboah uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Costa.
Costa slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Yeboah works the jab nicely.
Costa ducks under a wild hook from Yeboah.
Yeboah throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yeboah takes a shot to the body in his stride.
A cross from Yeboah lands.
A slow jab from Yeboah misses its intended target.
Costa shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Costa is still on wobbly legs! Can Yeboah finish him?
Yeboah takes one to the side of the head.
Costa seems to have recovered his senses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Good exchange - Yeboah coming out on top.
Yeboah cracks a nice hook into Costa's ribs.
Yeboah misses with a hook. Costa ducked under it nicely.
A shot to the liver by Yeboah. Beautiful body shot.
Yeboah connects with a body shot that sends Costa's belly button to the back.
Yeboah throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yeboah lands with a hook. Costa tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Costa throws a right hand that misses
and Yeboah counters with a straight right hand.
Yeboah loads up on a big right hand but Costa slips the punch.
Costa uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Yeboah.
Yeboah misses with a straight right.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yeboah misses with a left hand
and Costa counters with a nice uppercut.
A left lands for Yeboah.
Yeboah ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Costa moves away.
Costa throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yeboah swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Costa takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Yeboah throws a body shot but no joy.
Yeboah is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Yeboah uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Costa paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Yeboah throws a lazy uppercut
and Costa counters with a low kick, right behind Yeboah 's knee.
Costa throws a looping overhand right but Yeboah ducks down to avoid it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yeboah. Costa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Costa doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A slow jab from Yeboah misses its intended target.
Yeboah swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Costa counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Costa smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

Yeboah is rocked!
Costa slips a jab from Yeboah.
Oh Yeboah is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Donk. Yeboah catches Costa right on the button with a cross.
Yeboah seems to have got his legs back now.
Yeboah takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Yeboah looks to land a right hand but Costa moved out of range.
Yeboah fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Costa looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Costa scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Costa has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Yeboah tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Costa was well out of range. Poor timing from Yeboah.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yeboah scores with a nice hea