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Event: ICS 24     
Date:   Apr 19, 2020

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Heavy Rain (ranked 144 p4p, 23 weight class) and Link Gaetz (ranked 104 p4p, 14 weight class). Rain's entrance music is For Heavy Metal we will die!. A fine choice. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

222 cm
33
252 lbs
25 - 11 - 0
194 cm
36
245 lbs
23 - 9 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Heavy Rain!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
The judges for this bout are Tatsuya Matsuyama, Hirohito Nitta and Shigeki Sano.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rain ducks under a wild hook from Gaetz.
Gaetz looks to land a body kick but Rain moved away.
Gaetz takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Rain throws a leg kick but Gaetz moved away.
Gaetz scores with a kick to the body.
Gaetz misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Rain counters with a stiff right hand.
Gaetz walks into a left hand.
Rain bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gaetz moves out of range of the body kick.
We've been told by Rain's head coaches at Heavy Metal that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Gaetz moves out of range of the body kick.
Rain is looking to land body kicks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rain throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Rain throws an overhand right that lands on Gaetz's shoulder, as Gaetz tries to avoid the shot.
Rain misses with a body shot.
Rain ducks under a wild hook from Gaetz.
A little feinted left hand from Rain on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Rain tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gaetz was well out of range. Poor timing from Rain.
Gaetz thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz tries to work over Rain's front leg with a kick but Rain checks it.
Rain quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Gaetz throws an off balance right hand
and Rain counters with a nice uppercut.
Rain walks forward, straight into a front kick from Gaetz.
Gaetz avoids the body shot from Rain.
Gaetz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Rain.
Gaetz misses with a double jab
and Rain counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Rain misses with a straight left.
Rain avoids the body shot from Gaetz.
Rain is looking to counter punch.
Gaetz connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Gaetz throws a shot from downtown. Rain moves away and avoids it.
Gaetz walks forward, straight into a front kick from Rain.
Gaetz looks to land a body kick but Rain moved away.
Gaetz scores with a shot to the body.
Link Gaetz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Rain connects with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rain misses with a body punch
and Gaetz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gaetz fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Rain has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Rain lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Gaetz backs up against the cage.
Gaetz moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
A telegraphed right hand from Gaetz misses the target.
Rain was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Rain misses with an attempted mid kick.
Rain tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gaetz was well out of range. Poor timing from Rain.
Rain avoids the body shot from Gaetz.
Gaetz chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Rain can pounce on him.
Rain looks to score with a jab to the body but Gaetz is just out of range.
Rain tries to land a front kick but Gaetz steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Gaetz lands a slapping body shot.
Rain's corner calls for a 1-2. Rain obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Rain takes a swing at Gaetz's ribcage but misses.
Rain keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rain looks for the body kick but Gaetz saw that one coming.

Gaetz gets a clinch.
Rain looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Rain is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Rain can't find room to land a body shot as Gaetz controls the action.
Rain blocks an uppercut.
Rain fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gaetz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Rain blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gaetz throws a punch but it's blocked by Rain.
Rain blocks an uppercut.
Gaetz fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gaetz misses with some punches.
Rain misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Rain breaks from the clinch.
The fighters circling - Rain throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Rain throws a push kick but Gaetz slaps the foot to one side.
Gaetz flicks out a counter leg kick but Rain steps away.
A big right from Gaetz misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rain misses with a body shot.
Gaetz misses with a series of wild punches.
Gaetz looks for the body kick but Rain saw that one coming.
Gaetz throws a shot from downtown. Rain moves away and avoids it.

Gaetz moves into the clinch.
Gaetz misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Rain is leaning against Gaetz and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Rain lands on the inside with an uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gaetz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Rain is trying to force a seperation but Gaetz has the dominant position.
Gaetz misses with the head strike.
Rain lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Gaetz backwards.
Rain misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gaetz tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

Rain pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
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 Heavy Rain will probably get the nod.
That's time! Rain's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Gaetz throws a lazy uppercut
and Rain counters with a left and a right that stings Gaetz.
Rain throws a head kick that Gaetz semi-blocks.
Rain throws a quick inside leg kick.
Gaetz closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Rain misses with a straight right.
Rain throws a body shot but no joy.
Rain 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.
Rain is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Rain throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Gaetz throws the left hand but Rain avoids the punch easily.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Gaetz 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 Rain has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Rain and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Rain cracks a nice hook into Gaetz's ribs.
Gaetz takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gaetz takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
A lazy left from Gaetz finds it's target.
Rain is looking to wear down Gaetz with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Rain takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz misses with a hook. Rain ducked under it nicely.
Rain fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Gaetz on the side of the head.
Rain throws a sloppy head kick and Gaetz moves out of range easily.
Rain wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Gaetz misses with an attempted mid kick.
Gaetz misses with an uppercut
and Rain counters with a two punch combo.
Gaetz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Rain misses with a straight right.
Rain throws a series of punches but Gaetz avoids them all with ease.
Gaetz connects with a body shot.
A slow jab from Gaetz misses its intended target.
Rain takes a swing at Gaetz's ribcage but misses.
Gaetz throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Rain on the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Donk. Gaetz catches Rain right on the button with a cross.
A nice combination there by Gaetz.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rain lands a head shot.
A jab from Rain does it's job there.
Rain moves away from the strike by Gaetz.
Gaetz fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Rain.
Rain throws a hook but Gaetz avoids it easily.
Gaetz throws out a counter right but Rain avoids it with no problem.
Rain keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gaetz digs a good hook to Rain's body.
Rain is looking to slow Gaetz down with leg kicks.
Gaetz throws a leg kick but Rain sees it coming and moves out of range.
Rain walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Gaetz looks to land a left hand but Rain moved out of range nicely.
Rain misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Rain throws a half hearted mid kick.
Rain with a body punch. A glancing blow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rain scores with a head kick. Gaetz tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Gaetz thumps Rain with a low kick.

Gaetz closes the distance and pushes Rain back into the cage.
Rain fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Rain breaks from the clinch.
Gaetz misses with a body punch
and Rain counters with a nice body shot.
Rain ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gaetz moves away.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Rain sizes up Gaetz with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Gaetz connects with a crisp jab.
Gaetz 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.
Gaetz avoids the body shot from Rain.
Rain lands a nice looking body shot.
Gaetz looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gaetz moves out of range as Rain strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rain looks to land a left hand but Gaetz moved out of range nicely.
Rain connects with a jab.
Gaetz scores with a nice right hand.
Rain really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Gaetz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Rain.
Gaetz misses with a kick to the body.
Gaetz sizes up Rain with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Rain just misses with a punch to the body.
Rain on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Gaetz tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
That kick from Rain tenderised Gaetz's leg. Gaetz is trying to keep his angry face on.
Nice shot lands for Gaetz.
Heavy Rain is winning the standup battle so far.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gaetz throws an overhand right that lands on Rain's shoulder, as Rain tries to avoid the shot.
Rain throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Rain throws a body shot but no joy.
Rain staying out of range there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Heavy Rain 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. This is the final round!


Gaetz lands a jab to Rain's midsection.
Gaetz connects with the punch.
Rain swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Rain throws a body punch but Gaetz moves out of range.
Gaetz throws a chopping leg kick but Rain manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Rain feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Gaetz throws an overhand right that lands on Rain's shoulder, as Rain tries to avoid the shot.
Gaetz lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Sloppy strikes from Rain. Those never looked like landing.
Rain uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gaetz.
Rain misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Gaetz throws an overhand right that lands on Rain's shoulder, as Rain tries to avoid the shot.
Nice body punch from Gaetz.
Gaetz scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Rain tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rain lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
A slapping leg kick lands for Gaetz.
Gaetz tries a head kick but it misses.
Rain fires out a quick counter leg kick but Gaetz just manages to avoid it.
Gaetz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Rain swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Gaetz cracks Rain with a right hand to the side of the head.
Rain tries a head kick but it misses.
Rain uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Rain takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Gaetz gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Rain.
Rain throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Rain misses with a kick to the body.
Gaetz's jab looks to have found its range, popping Rain under the eye.
Rain wants to slow Gaetz down by chopping away at his legs.
Gaetz lands a nice hook to Rain's body. Rain takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Link Gaetz has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

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!
Gaetz fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Gaetz throws a wild body kick that Rain sees coming a mile off.
Gaetz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gaetz dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gaetz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gaetz misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Rain counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Gaetz misses with a kick to the body
and Rain connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Gaetz uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Rain takes a body punch but keeps moving.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gaetz. Rain does a little dance to reset his feet.
It looked like Rain was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Gaetz.
Gaetz slips under a jab from Rain.
Rain lands a nice shot to the body.
Gaetz walks into a stiff left hand from Rain.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Rain.
Rain moves out of range as Gaetz strikes.
Gaetz thows a left - swing and a miss!

Gaetz rushes Rain and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Gaetz misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gaetz prevents a body shot from Rain.
Rain has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Rain misses with the head strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rain.
Gaetz lands a right hand that snaps the head of Rain backwards.
Link Gaetz seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rain.
Gaetz misses with some punches.
Rain lands a shoulder strike.
Rain is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Gaetz blocks an uppercut.
Gaetz is working Rain over against the cage.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Rain misses with a body punch.
Rain misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A hook to the body from Gaetz.
Nice body punch from Gaetz.
Gaetz stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Gaetz misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Rain wants to break free but Gaetz has control.
Rain wants to break free but Gaetz has control.
Gaetz lands a right hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Rain misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gaetz tries to work over Rain's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Rain.
Gaetz lands with a left to the head.
A short body shot lands from Gaetz as the two fighters clinch.
Gaetz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Rain escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Rain avoids the body shot from Gaetz.
Gaetz gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Rain counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Rain bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

And that's the end of the fight!
Link Gaetz comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Rain 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 Tatsuya Matsuyama scores the fight 29:29
Judge Hirohito Nitta scores the fight 29:28
Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Heavy Rain!

Heavy Rain decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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Event: ICS 17     
Date:   Mar 22, 2020

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Link Gaetz (ranked 151 p4p, 21 weight class) and Ryan Riggs (ranked 233 p4p, 35 weight class). Link Gaetz has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

194 cm
35
245 lbs
22 - 9 - 0
190 cm
35
286 lbs
22 - 10 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

HELLS BALLS RECOVERY
Conviction

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 10 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Ryan Riggs!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Riggs swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Gaetz lands with a slapping head kick.

It looks like Ryan Riggs has been cut.
Riggs avoids the body shot from Gaetz.
Riggs shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Gaetz as he jumps to the side.
Riggs closes this distance looking for a takedown but Gaetz circles away.
Riggs is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gaetz.
Riggs will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
We've been told by Gaetz's head coaches at Guerrilla MMA that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Gaetz avoids a punch combination nicely.
Gaetz takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Riggs takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Gaetz avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A jab lands there for Gaetz.
Gaetz cracks the inside of Riggs's front leg.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Riggs throws a series of punches but Gaetz moves out of range.
Riggs looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Riggs throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Gaetz scores with a jab to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Riggs throws a combination that misses
and Gaetz counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Gaetz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Riggs now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Gaetz misses the shot to the body.
Riggs looks for a takedown but Gaetz sprawls well.
Link Gaetz has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ryan Riggs.
Gaetz dodges the punch combination from Riggs.
Riggs sizes up Gaetz with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Riggs doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Riggs avoids a kick to the body.
Riggs bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Gaetz's head backwards.
Gaetz blocks a jab.
Gaetz jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Riggs lands a nice looking body shot.
Gaetz swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Riggs.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Riggs connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Gaetz's hands.
Gaetz pushes Riggs away with a front kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz throws a body punch but Riggs moves out of range.
Riggs unleashes a big counter combination but Gaetz bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Gaetz scores with a punch to the head.

Gaetz tries to sprawl but Riggs drives through with a takedown into half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gaetz is trying to stand.
Riggs works his way into side control.
Gaetz wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!
Gaetz parries the strikes from Riggs easily there. Riggs is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Gaetz to escape.
Gaetz wants to get back to his feet but Riggs drags him back down.
Riggs throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Gaetz takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
Riggs is putting a hurting on Gaetz here, landing some big shots from side control.
Gaetz is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Riggs is controlling him well.

Gaetz throws Riggs to one side and escapes!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Riggs ducks under a wild hook from Gaetz.
Riggs is looking for the big counter here.
Riggs bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Riggs throws the left hand but Gaetz avoids the punch easily.
Gaetz scores with a body shot.
Gaetz scores to the head and body with a nice combination!

That has opened up Ryan Riggs's cut even more.
Gaetz throws an overhand right that lands on Riggs's shoulder, as Riggs tries to avoid the shot.
Riggs misses with a takedown attempt
and Gaetz counters with a nice uppercut.
Riggs throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Gaetz to counter with a crisp jab.
Gaetz lands with a shot to the body.
Riggs looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Gaetz throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Riggs replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Gaetz blocks it well.
Gaetz lands a body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Riggs shoots and misses
and Gaetz connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Riggs fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Gaetz avoids it really well and circles away.
Riggs avoids the body shot from Gaetz.
Riggs is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Riggs stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Gaetz.
Riggs takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Riggs throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Riggs slips under a jab from Gaetz.
Gaetz listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.

The cut above Ryan Riggs's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Gaetz is looking to slow Riggs down with leg kicks.
Riggs cracks Gaetz with a right hand to the side of the head.
Gaetz paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Gaetz bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Jab, jab by Gaetz - just one landing.
Riggs on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Gaetz. Gaetz obviously looking to wear him down.
Riggs misses with a takedown attempt - Gaetz sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Riggs slips a jab from Gaetz.
Riggs swinging wildly here.
Ryan Riggs seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A swing and a miss from Riggs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Link Gaetz dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Ryan Riggs's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Gaetz lands a nice looking body kick.
Riggs lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Gaetz lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Gaetz cracks Riggs with a right hand to the side of the head.
Gaetz jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Riggs, as that shot connected.
Gaetz lands the left hand.

Ryan Riggs's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
Gaetz pushes Riggs away with a front kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gaetz lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Riggs at a distance.
Riggs might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Riggs takes a shot to the body in his stride.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Riggs crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Gaetz - the referee stops the clock and Riggs gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Gaetz. Riggs manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Gaetz throws a nice head kick!

Riggs is rocked!
Gaetz connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Riggs is still on wobbly legs! Can Gaetz finish him?

The referee calls the doctor in to look at Ryan Riggs's cut. Oh no, the doctor has called an end to the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:50 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Link Gaetz!
An out of breath Link Gaetz 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: ICS Leapyear     
Date:   Feb 29, 2020

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Link Gaetz (ranked 60 p4p, 8 weight class) and Rocket Bob Frankels (ranked 197 p4p, 28 weight class). Frankels is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Dawn....Summer Solstice... . On his way into the cage it seems that Link Gaetz has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Link Gaetz seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

194 cm
35
245 lbs
22 - 8 - 0
200 cm
37
275 lbs
42 - 14 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

HELLS BALLS RECOVERY
Conviction

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 42 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Rocket Bob Frankels!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gaetz lands a jab to Frankels's midsection.
Gaetz takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Frankels scores with a jab.
Frankels 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.
Frankels takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.

It looks like Rocket Bob Frankels has been cut.
Frankels is looking to score with low kicks.
Gaetz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Frankels.
Gaetz tried to score with a low kick but Frankels checks it.
Frankels only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Frankels throws a looping overhand right but Gaetz ducks down to avoid it.
Gaetz is looking to counter punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz moves out of range as Frankels strikes.
Frankels lands a jab to the nose.
Frankels throws a body shot but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Frankels with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Gaetz looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Frankels tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gaetz was well out of range. Poor timing from Frankels.
Gaetz with a nice cross.
Frankels works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Frankels connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Rocket Bob Frankels seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Frankels throws a hook to the side of Gaetz's head but Gaetz sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Gaetz avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Frankels throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Gaetz counters with a right hand to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Frankels on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Frankels takes a swing at Gaetz's ribcage but misses.
A decent looking cross lands there for Gaetz.

That has opened up Rocket Bob Frankels's cut even more.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Frankels misses with a straight left.
A jab from Frankels does it's job there.
A low kick from Gaetz misses
and Frankels counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Gaetz throws a body shot but no joy.
Frankels misses the jab.
Gaetz throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Frankels counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Frankels throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Gaetz 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.
Frankels attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Gaetz appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Gaetz slips under a jab.
Gaetz changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Gaetz looks to land a left hand but Frankels moved out of range nicely.
Frankels tries to clinch but Gaetz moves out of range.
Gaetz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Frankels takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Frankels.
Frankels throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Frankels scores with a punch to the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Frankels works the jab nicely.
A solid body kick from Frankels.
Frankels throws a hook but Gaetz blocks it.
Gaetz appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Gaetz misses the jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Rocket Bob Frankels dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Rocket Bob Frankels'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.


Frankels throws a shot from downtown. Gaetz moves away and avoids it.
Gaetz quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Gaetz rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Frankels counters with a solid body kick.
Rocket Bob Frankels seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Frankels throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
An attempted straight right counter from Gaetz misses the target.
Frankels has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Frankels comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Frankels lands a slapping body shot.
Frankels delivers a nice body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab from Frankels does it's job there.
Gaetz looks to land a right hand but Frankels moved out of range.
Frankels dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Frankels tries to clinch but Gaetz moves out of range.
Nice body kick there by Frankels.
Frankels throws a right hand that Gaetz ducks under and follows up with a left that Gaetz also avoids with ease.
Gaetz takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Gaetz throws a leg kick but Frankels moved away.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Gaetz might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Frankels throws a front kick that sends Gaetz stumbling back into the cage.
Gaetz uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Frankels has time to react.
Gaetz changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Frankels feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Gaetz sprawling to the canvas! Gaetz rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can Frankels finish him?!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Frankels throws a quick inside leg kick.
Gaetz blocks a leg kick.
Frankels lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Frankels lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Frankels scores with a jab. Gaetz acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
A nice inside leg kick there by Frankels. That's going to slow Gaetz down.
Gaetz drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Frankels in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Gaetz checks a leg kick.

Frankels drops Gaetz with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but Gaetz looks back up at him and smiles so Frankels waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed.

Gaetz is rocked!
Frankels moves in close and cracks Gaetz with a massive right hand! Gaetz, frozen momentarily in time, tumbles to the canvas, already out cold! A brutal knockout by Frankels!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:22 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Rocket Bob Frankels!
A victorious Rocket Bob Frankels thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: ICS 8     
Date:   Feb 12, 2020

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Link Gaetz (ranked 89 p4p, 12 weight class) and Milktoast Diddlybottom (ranked 203 p4p, 31 weight class). Diddlybottom is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Milquetoast. Milktoast Diddlybottom will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

194 cm
35
245 lbs
21 - 8 - 0
213 cm
38
273 lbs
29 - 21 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction
Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing

Pit Bull Development
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 21 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Milktoast Diddlybottom!
The judges for this bout are Yasuomi Hirokawa, Kenichi Hosakawa and Yukihiro Shimada.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Diddlybottom avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Gaetz bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Diddlybottom fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.

Diddlybottom has managed to clinch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gaetz creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gaetz tries to work over Diddlybottom's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Diddlybottom will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Gaetz up against the cage.
Gaetz takes an elbow to the forehead.

It looks like Link Gaetz has been cut.
Diddlybottom drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Gaetz gets the underhooks and prevents it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz struggles to land a body shot inside as Diddlybottom controls his hands.

Diddlybottom manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Diddlybottom has a closed guard, preventing Gaetz from standing up.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Gaetz gets to his feet and steps away from his opponent.
Diddlybottom wants to clinch up but Gaetz keeps it at a distance.
It looked like Gaetz was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Diddlybottom.
Gaetz with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Gaetz takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Diddlybottom takes a jab right on the kisser.

It looks like Milktoast Diddlybottom has been cut.
Diddlybottom misses with a straight right.
A punch combination from Gaetz misses.

Diddlybottom moves into the clinch.
Gaetz cracks Diddlybottom with a nice body shot.
Diddlybottom is working for takedown but Gaetz is calmly controlling the position for now.
Gaetz lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Diddlybottom throws an elbow but it misses.
Gaetz doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Diddlybottom tries to pull guard but Gaetz holds him up against the cage and eventually Diddlybottom drops back down to his feet.
Link Gaetz has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Milktoast Diddlybottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diddlybottom tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gaetz's elbow.
Gaetz struggles to land a body shot inside as Diddlybottom controls his hands.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gaetz.
Diddlybottom prevents a body shot from Gaetz.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Diddlybottom blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Diddlybottom ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Diddlybottom no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.
Gaetz preventing the sweep.
Gaetz has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Gaetz wants to stand but Diddlybottom is controlling his posture from full guard.
Diddlybottom is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Gaetz has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Diddlybottom is proving hard to escape from.
Diddlybottom controls Gaetz momentarily but Gaetz frees himself.

Diddlybottom has his foot on Gaetz's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Gaetz works his way back into a safe position though.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Gaetz stands up from Diddlybottom's guard - Gaetz perhaps looking for a knockout.
Diddlybottom misses the body punch
and Gaetz counters with a right hand to the body.
Diddlybottom fails to land the takedown.
An attempted straight right counter from Gaetz misses the target.

Diddlybottom moves into range and clinches up with Gaetz.
Diddlybottom is trying to pull guard but Gaetz has him pressed against the cage.
Diddlybottom is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Gaetz to keep the fight standing.
Gaetz lands a body punch in the clinch.
Diddlybottom looks winded!
Diddlybottom stalling in the clinch but Gaetz improves position.
Diddlybottom blocks a body shot from Gaetz.
Diddlybottom trying to control the position but instead, Gaetz has worked for underhooks and has pushed Diddlybottom into the cage.
Good body shot from Gaetz.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A hook to the body from Gaetz.
Gaetz lands a hook that snaps the head of Diddlybottom backwards.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gaetz creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gaetz is leaning against Diddlybottom and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
A short body shot lands from Gaetz as the two fighters clinch.
Gaetz lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Gaetz lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gaetz works on Diddlybottom's body with a couple of short punches.
A short right from Gaetz on the inside.
Nice body punch from Gaetz - that landed with a thud.
Diddlybottom blocks a body shot from Gaetz.
Gaetz can't find room to land a body shot as Diddlybottom controls the action.
Diddlybottom prevents a body shot from Gaetz.
Gaetz tries to throw a body punch but Diddlybottom avoids it by throwing Gaetz back against the cage.
Gaetz lands a shoulder strike.
Diddlybottom tries to pull guard but Gaetz holds him up against the cage and eventually Diddlybottom drops back down to his feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Link Gaetz dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.



Gaetz feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Diddlybottom sprawling to the canvas! Diddlybottom rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can Gaetz finish him?!
Diddlybottom gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Gaetz counters with a massive hook, right on the button! He's out cold! Damn, that was naaaaaasty! Hopefully he'll be OK.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:16 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Link Gaetz!
During a confident post fight interview, Link Gaetz thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
In defeat, Milktoast Diddlybottom stepped up to the mic, saying 'First I like too make good show for fans. I hope you like it, even though fight did not go my way. I am mad about the result, but I am also so happy to entertain all of you. Thank you. PDB4Life'.
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Event: ICS 4     
Date:   Jan 15, 2020

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Gyukosho Fujimoto (ranked 18 p4p, 4 weight class) and Link Gaetz (ranked 38 p4p, 7 weight class). Gyukosho Fujimoto could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Link Gaetz's chin.

192 cm
27
250 lbs
22 - 7 - 0
194 cm
35
245 lbs
21 - 7 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter
UnderGround Clothing Co.

Conviction
Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Gyukosho Fujimoto!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gaetz throws a looping overhand right but Fujimoto ducks down to avoid it.
Fujimoto was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Fujimoto scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Gaetz thumps Fujimoto with a low kick.
Fujimoto takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Gaetz 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.
Fujimoto steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gaetz.
Gaetz throws an off balance right hand
and Fujimoto counters with a nice uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fujimoto takes one on the button.
Gaetz uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Fujimoto.
Gaetz let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Fujimoto takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fujimoto ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Fujimoto is looking to counter the offense by Gaetz and move into the clinch.
Fujimoto takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Fujimoto uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gaetz.
Gaetz works the jab nicely.
Fujimoto moves away from the strike by Gaetz.
Fujimoto tries to move into range but Gaetz moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Gaetz throws an ugly left hook that misses

and Fujimoto counters with a leg kick then a big left hand that sends Gaetz down! Fujimoto is looking to finish but Gaetz is intelligently defending himself.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Gaetz has scooted to the edge of the canvas and used the cage to get back to his feet. Fujimoto has stuck on his opponent and is forcing him back against the cage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A right hook to the body lands for Fujimoto.
Fujimoto misses with the head strike.
Fujimoto's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Fujimoto goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Fujimoto tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Fujimoto swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gaetz is trying to force a seperation but Fujimoto has the dominant position.
Fujimoto lands a body punch in the clinch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Gaetz.
Gaetz blocks an uppercut.
Gaetz tries to work over Fujimoto's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Fujimoto tries a body shot but Gaetz blocks it.
Fujimoto tries a body shot but Gaetz blocks it.
Gaetz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Fujimoto lands with a left to the head.
Fujimoto blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Fujimoto misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gaetz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Fujimoto escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz swings widly with a right hand
letting Fujimoto counter with a right hand.
Gaetz throws a front kick aimed at Fujimoto's knee but Fujimoto avoids it well.
Gaetz throws a jab when Fujimoto was well out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Fujimoto misses the target.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Gaetz.
Gaetz cracks Fujimoto with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Gaetz misses with a straight right.
Fujimoto went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Gaetz swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Fujimoto gets cracked there but stands up to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fujimoto misses the jab.
Gaetz just misses with a punch to the body.
Fujimoto slips a jab from Gaetz.
Fujimoto appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Fujimoto checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Gaetz looks to score with a jab to the body but Fujimoto is just out of range.
Fujimoto is looking to counter punch.
Fujimoto tries to clinch but Gaetz moves out of range.
Gaetz takes one to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Link Gaetz 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.


Fujimoto avoids the body shot from Gaetz.
Fujimoto is looking to counter with head kicks.
Gaetz explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Link Gaetz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Fujimoto.
Fujimoto has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Gaetz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fujimoto.
Fujimoto tries to counter by clinching up but Gaetz breaks away and moves out of range.
Gaetz swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fujimoto has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Gaetz.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Fujimoto is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fujimoto moves away.
A little feinted left hand from Fujimoto on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Gaetz wants to slow Fujimoto down by chopping away at his legs.
Fujimoto was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Gaetz slips a jab from Fujimoto.
Gaetz misses with a body punch
and Fujimoto cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Gaetz scores with a spinning back kick!
Gaetz with a hook.
Gaetz swings for the body but Fujimoto moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz misses with a body shot.
Gaetz fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fujimoto manages to avoid it.
Fujimoto thinks about countering with a head kick.
Gaetz scores with a jab to the head.
It looks like Fujimoto has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Gaetz throws the left hand but Fujimoto avoids the punch easily.
Gaetz misses with a low kick.
Fujimoto is looking to counter punch.
Gaetz throws a sloppy body shot

and Fujimoto counters with a big uppercut that knocks Gaetz off his feet! Fujimoto dives into side control looking to finish!

It looks like Link Gaetz has been cut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Fujimoto decides to stand back up. Fujimoto steps back and let's Gaetz get back to his feet.
Gaetz misses the jab.
Fujimoto is looking to counter with head kicks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fujimoto keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gaetz defending well as Fujimoto loads up on a big left hand.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Gaetz! But no joy.

Fujimoto moves into the clinch.
Gaetz blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gaetz fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Fujimoto scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Fujimoto prevents a body shot from Gaetz.
Fujimoto swings wildly with an uppercut but Gaetz uses good head movement to avoid it.

Fujimoto pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Gaetz stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Fujimoto.
Gaetz moves out of range as Fujimoto strikes.
A jab from Fujimoto misses.
Fujimoto throws a head kick that misses
and Gaetz cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Gaetz swings widly with a right hand
and Fujimoto counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Link Gaetz seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Fujimoto gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Fujimoto tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Fujimoto waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gaetz.
It seemed like Gaetz was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Thud! ouch! good body kick from Gaetz - that will leave a mark!
Gaetz misses with a body shot.
Gaetz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Fujimoto.
Fujimoto swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Fujimoto throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Gaetz lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fujimoto takes a kick to the side of the head.
Fujimoto slips under a jab from Gaetz.
Fujimoto dodges the punch combination from Gaetz.
Fujimoto seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fujimoto uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gaetz.
Fujimoto ducks under a wild hook from Gaetz.
Fujimoto was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Fujimoto takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Fujimoto is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Fujimoto blocks a leg kick.
Fujimoto is looking to counter the offense by Gaetz and move into the clinch.
Gaetz punishes Fujimoto's body with a nice straight punch.
Gaetz connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fujimoto tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Gaetz has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Gaetz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fujimoto.
A jab from Gaetz misses.
Fujimoto swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Fujimoto throws out a loose jab but Gaetz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gaetz cracks Fujimoto with an open hand slap.
Fujimoto misses the jab.
A slow jab from Gaetz misses its intended target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Fujimoto takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Gaetz lands a jab-cross combination.
Gaetz thuds his shin into the meat of Fujimoto's side.
Gaetz throws a body punch but Fujimoto moves out of range.
Fujimoto blocks a leg kick.
Fujimoto is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gaetz.
Gaetz appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz misses with a low kick.
Fujimoto throws a counter high kick but Gaetz was just alert enough to avoid it.
Gaetz looks to land a left hand but Fujimoto moved out of range nicely.
Fujimoto is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Gaetz.
Fujimoto misses the body punch
and Fujimoto takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Gaetz pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Fujimoto back to the cage. Gaetz follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Gaetz throws a body kick that misses.
Fujimoto tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Gaetz manages to circle out of the way.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gaetz looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Gaetz swings widly with a right hand
and Fujimoto counters with a straight right hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Link Gaetz really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Link Gaetz's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Fujimoto bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Fujimoto appears to be looking for a big counter.
Fujimoto bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Nice body kick there by Fujimoto.
Gaetz connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Gaetz connects with a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The fighters circling - Gaetz throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Fujimoto is looking to counter punch.

Fujimoto darts in and clinches Gaetz up against the cage.
Gaetz makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz blocking some punches.
Fujimoto goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gaetz misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gaetz misses with a hook from the clinch.
Fujimoto lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Gaetz misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gaetz lands with a short shot to the head.
Fujimoto misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gaetz blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Fujimoto throws a head punch that misses.
A body shot lands from Gaetz.
Gaetz tries to throw a body punch but Fujimoto avoids it by throwing Gaetz back against the cage.
Fujimoto lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gaetz backwards.
Fujimoto throws a head punch that misses.
Fujimoto fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A left hand lands to the body for Fujimoto.
Gaetz is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Fujimoto is working Gaetz over against the cage.
Fujimoto struggles to land a body shot inside as Gaetz controls his hands.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fujimoto works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Gyukosho Fujimoto has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Fujimoto tries to work over Gaetz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Fujimoto lands a hook to the side of the head.
Fujimoto fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Fujimoto misses with the head strike.
Gaetz lands with a left to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gaetz's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Fujimoto tries to work over Gaetz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Fujimoto lands a body punch.
Fujimoto doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Fujimoto manages to break the clinch.
Gaetz throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
It looked like Fujimoto wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Gaetz throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Fujimoto counters with a flying knee that drops Gaetz! Fujimoto dives in and finishes the fight with a flurry of strikes from the mount!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:53 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Gyukosho Fujimoto!
Gyukosho Fujimoto retains his heavyweight title!
Our winner, Gyukosho Fujimoto, 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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Event: Pride Xmas     
Date:   Dec 25, 2019
#R1##CL2#
Fujimoto pushes Gaetz up against the cage in a clinch.
Nice body punch from Fujimoto.
Gaetz blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gaetz lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Gaetz struggles to land a body shot inside as Fujimoto controls his hands.
Fujimoto tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short right from Gaetz on the inside.
Gaetz lands a left hand.
Gaetz makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Still in the clinch, Gaetz scores with a nice short uppercut.
We've been informed that Fujimoto 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.
Still in the clinch, Gaetz scores with a nice short uppercut.
Fujimoto lands a hook that snaps the head of Gaetz backwards.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gaetz doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gaetz creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Fujimoto misses with the head strike.
Fujimoto tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gaetz's elbow.
Fujimoto tries a body shot but Gaetz blocks it.
Fujimoto misses with a hook from the clinch. #BC#
Gaetz's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Gaetz explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Gaetz fails to land with a series of punches. #T1#
Fujimoto lands an overhand right.
Gaetz scores with a nice right hand.
Gaetz misses with a hook.
Gaetz misses with a body shot #CL2#
and Fujimoto counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Fujimoto.
Gaetz blocks a body shot from Fujimoto.
Gaetz prevents a body shot from Fujimoto.
Fujimoto misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gaetz scores with a nice hook to the head.
Fujimoto misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gaetz misses with a body punch.
Fujimoto pushes Gaetz back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.#T2#
Gaetz misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Fujimoto misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Fujimoto throws a punch but it's blocked by Gaetz.
Gaetz misses with a body punch.
Gaetz struggles to land a body shot inside as Fujimoto controls his hands.
Fujimoto lands a hook to the side of the head.
Fujimoto swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Fujimoto tries to throw a body punch but Gaetz avoids it by throwing Fujimoto back against the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A short right hand to the side of the head by Fujimoto.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Fujimoto.
A nice right hand lands inside from Gaetz.
Fujimoto lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Gaetz struggles to land a body shot inside as Fujimoto controls his hands.
Gaetz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gaetz working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Gaetz misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gaetz blocks a body shot from Fujimoto.
Fujimoto fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Fujimoto misses with some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Fujimoto. #T3#
Gaetz doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gaetz misses with a hook from the clinch. #BC2#
Fujimoto breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
A nice leg kick lands there from Gaetz.
Fujimoto takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Fujimoto slips a jab from Gaetz.
Fujimoto looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Gaetz swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Fujimoto.
Gaetz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fujimoto moves away.
Fujimoto wants to counter the offense by Gaetz and move into the clinch position.
Gaetz scores with a leg kick.
Fujimoto stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Gaetz.#T4#
Gaetz misses with a low kick.
Fujimoto clobbers Gaetz with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Fujimoto fails with an attempt to clinch.
Gaetz appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Fujimoto throws a head kick but Gaetz moves out of range.
Gaetz avoids a punch combination nicely.
A counter left hand to the body from Gaetz misses its target.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fujimoto takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Link Gaetz dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
Gaetz lands an overhand right.
Gaetz jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
The fight stays on the outside here - Fujimoto looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Gaetz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fujimoto swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
A jab from Fujimoto finds it's way through Gaetz's defenses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Gaetz throws a jab when Fujimoto was well out of range.
Fujimoto now looks to counter with a shot at the body.#T1#
Fujimoto avoids a kick to the body.
Fujimoto throws a fast counter high kick but Gaetz manages to duck under it in time.
Fujimoto catches Gaetz with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Fujimoto throws a hook to the side of Gaetz's head but Gaetz sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Fujimoto misses with a hook. Gaetz ducked under it nicely.
Gaetz throws a looping overhand right but Fujimoto ducks down to avoid it.
Fujimoto looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Gaetz connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Gaetz tried to score with a low kick but Fujimoto checks it.
A little jabbing left from Fujimoto on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Gaetz connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Fujimoto momentarily.
Gaetz is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Fujimoto can do to turn this around?#T2#
Gaetz throws a good cross that connects.
Gaetz is looking to score with low kicks.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Fujimoto! But no joy.
Fujimoto chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Gaetz can pounce on him.
Gaetz lands a leg kick that knocks Fujimoto off balance momentarily.
Gaetz ducks under a wild hook from Fujimoto.
Fujimoto throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Fujimoto takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gaetz throws out a leg kick but Fujimoto moves out of range and Gaetz only half commits. #T3#
Fujimoto connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
A slapping leg kick lands for Gaetz.
Gaetz throws a hook to the side of Fujimoto's head but Fujimoto sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Fujimoto looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Fujimoto moves out of range of the body kick.
Link Gaetz is winning the standup battle so far.
Gaetz throws a head kick but Fujimoto moves out of range.
Fujimoto takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Gaetz throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Fujimoto.
Fujimoto let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Gaetz misses with a lunging right hand
and Fujimoto counters with a straight punch to the midsection.#T4#
Fujimoto looks to land a left hand but Gaetz moved out of range nicely.
Gaetz looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Gaetz looks to land a body kick but Fujimoto moved away.
A little jabbing left from Fujimoto on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Fujimoto avoids the body shot from Gaetz.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Gaetz.#CL2#
Fujimoto has taken the fight to the clinch.
Fujimoto working aggressively here.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fujimoto swings wildly with an uppercut but Gaetz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Fujimoto blocks a punch to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Link Gaetz 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.
#R3#
Gaetz throws out a loose jab but Fujimoto uses good head movement to avoid it.
Fujimoto is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Fujimoto tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Gaetz manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Fujimoto tries to move into range but Gaetz moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.#CL2#
Fujimoto clinches with his opponent.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Fujimoto.
Fujimoto working aggressively here.
Fujimoto lands a body shot in the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz lands with a left to the head.
Gaetz misses with a punch to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Fujimoto.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Fujimoto.
A left hand lands to the body for Fujimoto.
Gaetz tries to work over Fujimoto's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.#T1#
A short right hand to the side of the head by Fujimoto.
Fujimoto has a couple of punches blocked by Gaetz.
Fujimoto blocking some punches.
Fujimoto tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gaetz blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Fujimoto can't find room to land a body shot as Gaetz controls the action.
Gaetz tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Fujimoto's elbow.
Fujimoto misses with a shot to the kidneys. #BC2#
Fujimoto breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Gaetz misses with a body shot.
Fujimoto looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Gaetz jabs Fujimoto to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Gaetz looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Fujimoto takes one to the chin there.#T2#
Fujimoto slips a jab from Gaetz.
Gaetz lands a really nice looking cross but Fujimoto seems unphased.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Fujimoto in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Fujimoto catches Gaetz with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Fujimoto takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Fujimoto might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fujimoto takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Gaetz throws a body kick, spinning off balance#CL2#
and Fujimoto counters by clinching up.
Gaetz misses with a punch to the body.
Fujimoto lands with a light punch inside. #T3##BC2#
Fujimoto breaks the clinch.
Fujimoto ducks under a wild hook from Gaetz.
Gaetz avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Gaetz quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
A decent looking cross lands there for Fujimoto.
Fujimoto tries to clinch but Gaetz is having none of it.
Gaetz throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Fujimoto.
Gaetz misses with an uppercut
and Fujimoto connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Gaetz throws a body punch but Fujimoto moves out of range.
Link Gaetz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.#T4#
Gaetz stuns Fujimoto with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Gaetz takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Fujimoto throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gaetz sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Fujimoto connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Gaetz misses the shot to the body.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Fujimoto! But no joy.
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!
Fujimoto misses with an uppercut
and Gaetz counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Gaetz misses with a jab, cross combination.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Link Gaetz 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!
#R4#
A punch lands to the side of Gaetz 's head but he takes it in his stride.#CL2#
Fujimoto clinches with his opponent.
Fujimoto tries a body shot but Gaetz blocks it.
Gaetz lands a shoulder strike.
Fujimoto misses with a short punch on the inside.
A frustrated look appears on Fujimoto's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Fujimoto struggles to land a body shot inside as Gaetz controls his hands.
Fujimoto lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gaetz backwards.
Gyukosho Fujimoto seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Fujimoto tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Fujimoto misses with a short punch on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fujimoto working aggressively here.
Gaetz blocks an uppercut.
Gaetz prevents a body shot from Fujimoto.
A short left from Gaetz.
A hook to the body from Fujimoto.
Gaetz keeps control of Fujimoto as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks. #T1#
Fujimoto tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Fujimoto digs a right hand into Gaetz's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Gaetz's gas tank.
Gaetz has had enough of the clinch but Fujimoto keeps him there for the moment.#BC2#
Fujimoto pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Gaetz lunges at Fujimoto with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Fujimoto's hand.
Fujimoto misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Gaetz scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Gaetz tries a low kick but Fujimoto avoids it.
Gaetz ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.#T2#
Gaetz misses with an attempted mid kick.
It seemed like Fujimoto was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Fujimoto slips a straight right by Gaetz.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Fujimoto! But no joy.
Fujimoto throws a hook to the side of Gaetz's head but Gaetz sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Gaetz throws a quick counter head kick but Fujimoto was just out of range.
Gaetz connects with a solid leg kick.
Gaetz listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Gaetz misses with a right hand
and Fujimoto counters with a three punch combo that has Gaetz backing up. Gaetz nods at Fujimoto to acknowledge the strikes.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!#CL2#
Fujimoto rushes Gaetz and presses him up against the cage.#T3#
Fujimoto working aggressively here. #BC2#
Fujimoto breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Fujimoto takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Gaetz moves away from the strike by Fujimoto.
Gaetz ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
A jab lands there for Gaetz.
Fujimoto's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Gaetz misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Fujimoto counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Gaetz tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Fujimoto doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.#T4#
Gaetz lands a jab to Fujimoto's midsection.
Gaetz misses with a two punch combination.
Gaetz works the jab nicely.
A lazy body kick from Gaetz #KD2#
and Fujimoto counters with a leg kick then a big left hand that sends Gaetz down! Fujimoto is looking to finish but Gaetz is intelligently defending himself. #ROC2#
Gaetz is rocked!
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!#SU2#
Fujimoto stands up from Gaetz's guard - Fujimoto perhaps looking for a knockout.
Oh Gaetz is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Fujimoto walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Gaetz throws a lazy right hand but Fujimoto sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Fujimoto wants to counter with a clinch but Gaetz pushes him away.
Fujimoto ducks down into range and throws a picture perfect right hook that connects with Gaetz's jaw. Gaetz's eyes stare off into space as he falls to the mat, out cold! Fujimoto does the decent thing and steps back, rather than landing any shots to his unconscious opponent.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 4, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Gyukosho Fujimoto!
Gyukosho Fujimoto is the new heavyweight champion!
Gyukosho Fujimoto decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.

 

Event: Pride FC 63     
Date:   Nov 27, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Link Gaetz (ranked 8 p4p, 2 weight class) and Super Heavyweight (ranked 71 p4p, 10 weight class). Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

194 cm
34
245 lbs
20 - 6 - 0
185 cm
35
280 lbs
36 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Granite chin

Conviction
Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing

Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Super Heavyweight!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Percy O'Donnell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Heavyweight misses with a lunging right hand
and Gaetz connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Heavyweight throws a nice looking combination but Gaetz bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Heavyweight misses with a straight left.
Heavyweight misses with a left hand
and Gaetz counters with a lovely straight right hand!

It looks like Super Heavyweight has been cut.
Heavyweight throws a body shot but no joy.
Heavyweight throws a sloppy body shot
and Gaetz counters with a slapping leg kick.
A jab from Gaetz does it's job there.
Heavyweight misses with an uppercut. Gaetz saw that one coming.
Gaetz throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Gaetz takes one to the chin there.
A swing and a miss from Heavyweight.
Gaetz has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Guerrilla MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Gaetz connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Heavyweight misses with a right hand
and Gaetz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz is looking to land body kicks.
Heavyweight throws a big shot that misses.
Gaetz ducks under a wild hook from Heavyweight.
Gaetz ducks under a wild hook from Heavyweight.
Heavyweight misses with a hook. Gaetz ducked under it nicely.
Heavyweight misses with a straight right.
Gaetz appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Gaetz lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Heavyweight swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Heavyweight throws out a loose jab but Gaetz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Heavyweight throws the left hand but Gaetz avoids the punch easily.
Heavyweight throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gaetz sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Heavyweight on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Gaetz. Gaetz obviously looking to wear him down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Heavyweight throws a poor cross that misses
and Gaetz makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Gaetz lands with a kick to the ribs.
Heavyweight looks winded!
Heavyweight takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

That has opened up Super Heavyweight's cut even more.
Heavyweight is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Heavyweight throws an off balance right hand
and Gaetz finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Gaetz takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Heavyweight throws a hook but Gaetz blocks it.
Gaetz scores with a kick to the midsection.
Gaetz throws a front kick that sends Heavyweight stumbling back into the cage.
Gaetz lets loose with a powerful body kick. Heavyweight will feel that in the morning.
Heavyweight takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Gaetz works the jab nicely.

The cut above Super Heavyweight's eye is starting to cause him problems now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Heavyweight takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Heavyweight tries to move into range but Gaetz moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Heavyweight chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Gaetz can pounce on him.
Gaetz is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Heavyweight throws a lazy right hand but Gaetz sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Gaetz is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Heavyweight misses with a jab to the body
and Gaetz counters with a nice body kick.
Gaetz lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
A thudding body kick lands there by Gaetz!
Gaetz throws a nice inside leg kick.
Gaetz throws a front kick that sends Heavyweight stumbling back into the cage.
Gaetz lands with a thumping leg kick.
Heavyweight has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Gaetz.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gaetz bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Heavyweight walks forward, straight into a front kick from Gaetz.
Gaetz lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A slapping body kick lands there for Gaetz.
Gaetz throws a head kick that Heavyweight semi-blocks.

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

The referee calls the doctor in to look at Super Heavyweight's cut. Oh no, the doctor has called an end to the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:31 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Link Gaetz!
Link Gaetz retains his heavyweight title!
A very excited looking Link Gaetz 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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Event: Pride FC 55     
Date:   Oct 30, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Link Gaetz (ranked 18 p4p, 3 weight class) and Iain Tower (ranked 13 p4p, 2 weight class). The crowd seem to be enjoying Tower's choice of entrance music: Kanye - Power. Iain Tower will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

194 cm
34
245 lbs
19 - 6 - 0
210 cm
28
275 lbs
24 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing
Conviction

UnderGround Supplements
UnderGround Clothing Co.



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Iain Tower!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tower throws a push kick but Gaetz slaps the foot to one side.
Gaetz is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Tower smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Tower throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Gaetz fakes the leg kick and cracks Tower in the body.
Gaetz just misses with a punch to the body.
And Tower responds with a good body kick, but Gaetz manages to step out the way in time.
Tower throws out a loose jab but Gaetz uses good head movement to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tower misses with an uppercut
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Gaetz lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Tower circles away quickly and effectively.
Tower connects with a single shot there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The fight stays on the outside here - Gaetz looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Gaetz cracks the inside of Tower's front leg.
Tower scores with a jab. Gaetz acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Tower tries to bum rush Gaetz with a series of wild strikes but Gaetz uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Tower 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.
Tower lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Gaetz shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tower! But no joy.
Good exchange - Gaetz coming out on top.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz throws a lazy uppercut
and Tower connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Gaetz has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Guerrilla MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Gaetz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tower throws a head kick but Gaetz moves out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Gaetz on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tower throws a predictable looking body shot
and Gaetz counters with a leg kick.
The fighters circling - Tower throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Gaetz throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gaetz throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Gaetz tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Tower manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
It seemed like Tower was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Gaetz fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Tower on the side of the head.

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

It looks like Link Gaetz has been cut.
Tower takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Gaetz misses with a shot to the body
and Tower counters with a lovely straight right hand!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tower has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Gaetz.
Tower throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
That kick from Gaetz tenderised Tower's leg. Tower is trying to keep his angry face on.
Gaetz throws a body shot but no joy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz punishes Tower's body with a nice straight punch.
Gaetz lands a leg kick that knocks Tower off balance momentarily.
Gaetz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tower.
Tower takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Gaetz scores with a jab to the head.
Tower misses the jab.
Gaetz scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Tower's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Gaetz connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Tower scrambles back to his feet.
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 Link Gaetz will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Link Gaetz's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Tower tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Gaetz. Tower shrugs it off though.
Gaetz rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Tower counters with a two punch combo.
Gaetz bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Tower's head backwards.
Link Gaetz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gaetz jabs Tower to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Tower fails to land with a series of punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tower.
Gaetz dips to his left and cracks Tower with an uppercut!

It looks like Iain Tower has been cut.
Gaetz cracks the inside of Tower's front leg.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tower thows a body kick. Gaetz tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Tower ducks under a wild hook from Gaetz.
Gaetz throws a leg kick but Tower moved away.
Tower is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
A big right from Gaetz misses.
Gaetz thumps Tower with a low kick.
Tower misses with a wild combination.
Nice uppercut lands for Gaetz. That snapped Tower's head back.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Tower throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tower steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gaetz.
Gaetz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tower.
Gaetz scores with a kick to the midsection.
Gaetz throws a hook but Tower avoids it easily.
Gaetz throws a low kick but Tower avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz misses with a shot to the body
letting Tower counter with a right hand.
Gaetz throws a poor cross that misses
and Tower cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tower takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Tower scores with the left hand. Gaetz knows he should have avoided that one.

Gaetz moves into range and clinches up with Tower.
Gaetz scores with a nice hook to the head.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Tower in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Gaetz doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gaetz misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gaetz lands with a right to the head.
Tower lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Gaetz misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gaetz blocking some punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tower tries to work over Gaetz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A body shot lands from Gaetz.
Tower is breathing heavily.
A head punch on the inside from Tower fails to land.
Tower has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Gaetz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gaetz lands a nice shot to the body.
Gaetz lands a body shot.
Gaetz lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Tower's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Gaetz lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Tower or not.
Gaetz digs a right hand underneath Tower's ribcage. Tower let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Gaetz can't find room to land a body shot as Tower controls the action.
A short right from Gaetz on the inside.
Tower has had enough of the clinch but Gaetz keeps him there for the moment.
A short right from Gaetz.
Gaetz makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A right hand to the body from Gaetz.
Gaetz tries to throw a body punch but Tower avoids it by throwing Gaetz back against the cage.
Gaetz tries to work over Tower's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short left from Gaetz.
Gaetz lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tower backwards.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gaetz tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Gaetz scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Tower misses the body punch
and Gaetz counters with a nice uppercut.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Gaetz here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.
Gaetz throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Gaetz pushes Tower away with a front kick.
Gaetz digs a good body shot into Tower's ribs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz scores with a nice strike.
Tower takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

Gaetz moves into range and clinches up with Tower.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A head punch on the inside from Gaetz fails to land.
Gaetz lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Gaetz is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Tower can do to turn this around?
Gaetz digs a right hand into Tower's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Tower's gas tank.
Gaetz works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Still in the clinch, Gaetz scores with a nice short uppercut.
Gaetz working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A short right from Gaetz.
Gaetz working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Gaetz softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Gaetz lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Tower backwards.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Gaetz.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gaetz misses with a punch on the inside.
Gaetz pushes Tower back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

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

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

Tower is rocked!
Gaetz connects with a picture perfect right hand that knocks Tower out cold! This one is over in a flash!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:55 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Link Gaetz!
Link Gaetz thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: Pride FC 49     
Date:   Oct 02, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Link Gaetz (ranked 33 p4p, 5 weight class) and Conor Daley (ranked 104 p4p, 16 weight class). Daley has chosen Dropkick Murphy's - Shipping Up To Boston as his entrance music. Conor Daley acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

194 cm
33
245 lbs
18 - 6 - 0
193 cm
35
255 lbs
14 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction

MMA Underwear Laundry



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Conor Daley!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Daley missing with a left hand there. Gaetz was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Gaetz throwing a counter right hand but Daley manages to avoid it.
Daley has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Gaetz is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Daley is looking to chop away at Gaetz's legs.
Daley rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Gaetz counters with a lovely straight right hand!

It looks like Conor Daley has been cut.
Gaetz keeps Daley at a distance using the push kick.
Daley misses with a kick to the body
and Gaetz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Gaetz blocks a low kick nicely.
Daley rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Gaetz counters with a nice leg kick.
Gaetz lands with an overhand left.
A leg kick checked by Gaetz.
Daley throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Gaetz makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Daley throws a lazy right hand but Gaetz sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Gaetz walks into a stiff left hand from Daley.
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!
Daley lands a slapping body shot.
Gaetz throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Daley to counter with a crisp jab.
Daley thuds a left hand into Gaetz's body.
Gaetz throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Daley looks winded!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz ducks under a wild hook from Daley.
Daley misses with a lunging right hand
and Gaetz counters with an inside leg kick.
Daley walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Gaetz checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Daley takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Gaetz swinging wildly here.
Daley misses with an uppercut

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

That has opened up Conor Daley's cut even more.
Daley keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Daley throws a body kick that misses
and Gaetz counters with a nice leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gaetz lands with a big left! Daley is wobbled badly! Gaetz comes in with a flurry of punches and drops Daley to the floor. The ref jumps in to save him from unneccessary punishment.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:48 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Link Gaetz!
Link Gaetz retains his heavyweight title!
Our winner, Link Gaetz, 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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Event: Pride FC 45     
Date:   Sep 11, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Link Gaetz (ranked 71 p4p, 10 weight class) and Gyukosho Fujimoto (ranked 49 p4p, 6 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

194 cm
33
245 lbs
17 - 6 - 0
192 cm
26
250 lbs
19 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction

Urban Fighter
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Gyukosho Fujimoto!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gaetz circles away from the clinch attempt
and Gaetz counters with a leg kick.

Fujimoto moves into range and clinches up with Gaetz.

Fujimoto breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Gaetz buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Gaetz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Fujimoto.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fujimoto misses with an uppercut
and Gaetz makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Fujimoto really felt that one!
Gaetz looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Fujimoto uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gaetz.
Fujimoto tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Gaetz manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Fujimoto throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Gaetz connects with an inside leg kick.
Gaetz digs a good hook to Fujimoto's body.

Fujimoto has taken the fight to the clinch.

Fujimoto escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Gaetz scores with a shot to the body.
Link Gaetz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Fujimoto scores with a hook.
Fujimoto blocks a leg kick.
It seemed like Fujimoto was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fujimoto looks to land a left hand but Gaetz moved out of range nicely.
A bone on bone clash there as Fujimoto blocks the leg kick.
Fujimoto swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Gaetz throws a hook to the side of Fujimoto's head but Fujimoto sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Gaetz throws a head kick that misses

and Fujimoto counters with a left hand that sends Gaetz to the canvas!

Gaetz is rocked!

It looks like Link Gaetz has been cut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Gaetz is working an open guard so Fujimoto takes the opportunity to get back to his feet.
Gaetz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fujimoto moves away.
Fujimoto tries a head kick but it misses.
Gaetz half committed to a counter leg kick.
Gaetz misses with a low kick.
Fujimoto doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Gaetz looks to score with a jab to the body but Fujimoto is just out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fujimoto throws the left hand but Gaetz avoids the punch easily.

Fujimoto gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Fujimoto misses with some punches.
A head punch on the inside from Fujimoto fails to land.
A short body shot lands from Gaetz as the two fighters clinch.
Gaetz blocks an uppercut.
Fujimoto working aggressively here.
A short body shot lands from Gaetz as the two fighters clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Fujimoto fails to land.
Gaetz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Fujimoto.
Gaetz struggles to land a body shot inside as Fujimoto controls his hands.
Fujimoto misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gaetz stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Gaetz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gaetz cracks Fujimoto with a nice body shot.
Gaetz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Fujimoto misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fujimoto lands with a right to the head.

Fujimoto manages to break the clinch.
Gaetz dips to his left and cracks Fujimoto with an uppercut!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A jab from Fujimoto misses.
Gaetz circles away from the clinch attempt.
Fujimoto throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Gaetz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Fujimoto takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Gaetz tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Gaetz swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Fujimoto sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Gyukosho Fujimoto will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Link Gaetz's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Gaetz changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Gaetz throws a leg kick
and Fujimoto counters with a stiff right hand.
Fujimoto blocks the body kick.
Gaetz connects with a good right hand that stumbles Fujimoto. Fujimoto circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Gaetz lands with a shot to the body.
Gaetz scores with a jab to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fujimoto moves out of range of the body kick.
Gaetz throws a body punch but Fujimoto moves out of range.
Fujimoto scores with a jab to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Fujimoto chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Gaetz can pounce on him.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Fujimoto in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Fujimoto misses with a hook to the body
and Gaetz counters with a nice uppercut.
Gaetz throws a series of strikes that have Fujimoto backpedaling.
No joy there for Gaetz, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Gaetz fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fujimoto manages to avoid it.
Gaetz throws a head kick that misses.
Fujimoto throws a hook to the side of Gaetz's head but Gaetz sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Gaetz jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Fujimoto takes one on the chin but seems OK.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gaetz wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Gaetz fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Gaetz lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Fujimoto might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Fujimoto rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Gaetz makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Gaetz thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Fujimoto if he has to take too many more of those.
Fujimoto is breathing heavily.
Gaetz lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz throws a wild body kick that Fujimoto sees coming a mile off.
Fujimoto's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Both fighters circling a little - Gaetz finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Gaetz with a jab.
A head kick by Fujimoto misses
and Gaetz counters with a stiff right hand.
Fujimoto misses with a hook. Gaetz ducked under it nicely.
Fujimoto throws a body shot but no joy.

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

Fujimoto is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gaetz wobbles Fujimoto with a right hand and the left hook that follows puts him on his rear! Gaetz dives in with a huge flying punch that connects right on the button and puts Fujimoto to sleep! - What a violent and spectacular finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Link Gaetz!
Link Gaetz retains his heavyweight title!
After winning the bout, Link Gaetz 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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RATING
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Event: Pride FC 42     
Date:   Aug 24, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between HL Mencken (ranked 77 p4p, 10 weight class) and Link Gaetz (ranked 242 p4p, 39 weight class). Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

195 cm
36
261 lbs
30 - 9 - 0
194 cm
33
245 lbs
16 - 6 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

UnderGround Clothing Co.

Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
The judges for this bout are Ian Loll, Yves DeLean and Dillan Fox.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mencken throws a body shot but no joy.
Gaetz jabs at Mencken's body.
Mencken takes a swing at Gaetz's ribcage but misses.
Gaetz tries to land a front kick but Mencken steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Mencken throws a shot from downtown. Gaetz moves away and avoids it.
Gaetz scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
A big left from Mencken misses.
Gaetz is looking to slow Mencken down with leg kicks.
Gaetz 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.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz throws a hook but Mencken blocks it.
A little feinted left hand from Mencken on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Gaetz bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

It looks like HL Mencken has been cut.
Mencken throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Gaetz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Mencken.
Mencken was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mencken misses with a combination
letting Gaetz counter with a right hand.
Mencken walks into a stiff left hand from Gaetz.
Mencken pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mencken looks to score with a jab to the body but Gaetz is just out of range.
Gaetz fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Gaetz 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.
Gaetz lands with a straight right. Mencken didn't see that one coming.

Mencken is rocked!
Gaetz misses with a body kick.

Gaetz drops Mencken with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but Mencken looks back up at him and smiles so Gaetz waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed.
Oh Mencken is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mencken misses with a lunging right hand
and Gaetz counters with a right hand to the body.
Mencken seems to have got his legs back now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mencken throws a series of punches but Gaetz avoids them all with ease.
Gaetz defending well as Mencken loads up on a big left hand.
Gaetz throws a body shot but no joy.
Gaetz keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Mencken.

Gaetz sends Mencken crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Gaetz is motioning to the referee to let Mencken up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!
Gaetz knocks out Mencken with a massive right hand! The ref tackles Gaetz before he can follow up with any more strikes and that's it everyone. Gaetz picks up the big W with a huge KO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:35 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Link Gaetz!
Link Gaetz is the new heavyweight champion!
Link Gaetz seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: Pride FC 35     
Date:   Jul 20, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Link Gaetz (ranked 412 p4p, 53 weight class) and Gorgon Zola (ranked 374 p4p, 49 weight class). Zola has chosen For Heavy Metal we will die! as his entrance music. On his way into the cage it seems that Link Gaetz has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Link Gaetz seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

194 cm
33
245 lbs
15 - 6 - 0
193 cm
32
267 lbs
10 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Gorgon Zola!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Blasius, Patrick Alders and Nard Betker.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Zola misses with a kick to the body
and Gaetz counters with a straight right hand.
Gaetz takes a swing at Zola's ribcage but misses.
Gaetz lands with a kick to the ribs.
Jab, jab by Zola - just one landing.
Gaetz drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Gaetz gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Zola connects with a right hand. Gaetz shakes it off.
Gaetz throws a right hand that misses
and Zola counters with a nice low kick that buckles Gaetz's knee momentarily.
Zola lands a nice looking body shot.
Zola throws a sloppy head kick and Gaetz moves out of range easily.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Zola pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gaetz takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
We've been informed that Zola 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.
Zola swings widly with a right hand
and Gaetz counters with a nice body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz keeps Zola at a distance using the push kick.
Zola checks the leg kick nicely there.
Zola looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Gaetz cracks a nice hook into Zola's ribs.
Zola swings for the body but Gaetz moves out of range.
Gaetz scores with a kick to the midsection.
Zola looks winded!
Zola misses with a hook
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
A big right from Zola misses.
Gaetz displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Zola throws out the jab.
Gaetz lands with a straight right. Zola didn't see that one coming.
Zola slips under a jab.
A big right from Zola misses.
Zola just misses with a punch to the body.
Gaetz is looking to counter punch.
Gaetz buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gaetz connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Gaetz darts in and out, connecting with a jab.

It looks like Gorgon Zola has been cut.
Zola takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Gaetz throws a front kick that sends Zola stumbling back into the cage.
Zola misses with a low kick.
Zola misses with a body shot
and Gaetz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Zola swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Gaetz scores with a counter punch that sends Zola to the canvas! Gaetz smells blood - he's punishing Zola with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! Zola has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:35 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Link Gaetz!
Link Gaetz thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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RATING
60%

 

Event: Pride FC 29     
Date:   Jun 29, 2019

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

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

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, HL Mencken!
The judges for this bout are Alexandre Firmino, Daniel Cesar and Edson Gomes.



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

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

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

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

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Alexandre Firmino scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Cesar scores the fight 28:29
Judge Edson Gomes scores the fight 28:29

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

HL Mencken decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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hype
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FIGHT
RATING
68%

 

Event: Pride FC 26 Dog vs Gray     
Date:   Jun 16, 2019
#R1#
Hauser takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Hauser keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gaetz throws a hook but Hauser avoids it easily.
Gaetz has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Guerrilla MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Gaetz takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Gaetz displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hauser throws out the jab.
Gaetz scoring well with a low kick there.
Hauser misses with a body shot.
Hauser misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gaetz.
Hauser throws a poor cross that misses
and Gaetz counters with an inside leg kick.
Hauser swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Hauser looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
A quick step to the side and Gaetz tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gaetz avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hauser throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hauser fakes the leg kick and cracks Gaetz in the body.
Conrad Hauser seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hauser swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Hauser keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gaetz.#T1#
Hauser gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Gaetz.#CUT#
It looks like Conrad Hauser has been cut.
Gaetz walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Gaetz scoring well with a low kick there.
A nice leg kick lands there from Gaetz.
Gaetz takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Gaetz avoids the body shot from Hauser.
It looked like Gaetz was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Gaetz with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Hauser scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Gaetz connects with a single shot there.
Hauser misses with a body shot.
Hauser lands a jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gaetz's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Hauser connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Gaetz scrambles back to his feet.
Nice defenses there by Hauser.#T2#
Gaetz throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Hauser sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Hauser gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Gaetz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hauser. Gaetz does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hauser throws a sloppy body shot
and Gaetz counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Hauser thinking.
Hauser blocks the body kick.
Gaetz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gaetz thinks about countering with a head kick.
Gaetz feints and then cracks Hauser's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hauser down.
Hauser throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Hauser throws a poor cross that misses
and Gaetz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Gaetz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gaetz moves out of range of the leg kick from Hauser.
Gaetz throws a low kick but Hauser avoids it.
Hauser let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.#T3#
A big right from Hauser misses.
Gaetz lands a leg kick that knocks Hauser off balance momentarily.
Hauser throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gaetz just misses with a punch to the body.
Hauser throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Hauser takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Hauser swings for the body but Gaetz moves out of range.
Gaetz moves out of range of the body kick.
Hauser throws a nice looking combination but Gaetz bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Hauser misses with a leg kick
and Gaetz counters with a leg kick.
Hauser misses with a right hand
and Gaetz counters with a low kick, right behind Hauser 's knee.
Gaetz moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Gaetz uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Hauser.
Hauser swings away with a body shot that misses
and Gaetz makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Hauser looks winded!#T4#
Gaetz throws out a powerful jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hauser misses with a two punch combination.
Gaetz connects with a leg kick. Hauser looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Hauser misses with a right hand
and Hauser takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles. #CUT#
That has opened up Conrad Hauser's cut even more.
A good leg kick by Hauser.
Hauser steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Gaetz. That one must have hurt.
Gaetz jabs Hauser to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Hauser has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Gaetz finds it's way round the side to connect with Hauser's head. #KD#
Gaetz drops Hauser with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but Hauser looks back up at him and smiles so Gaetz waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed. #ROC#
Hauser is rocked!#CUT#
The cut above Conrad Hauser's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Hauser glances at the clock... BAM! Gaetz nails him with a big right hand! A momentary lapse in concentration sends Hauser crashing to the mat! The referee steps in and this one is over! Damn, Hauser is out of it, he thinks the ref is his opponent!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:46 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Link Gaetz!
A victorious Link Gaetz thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.

 

Event: Pride FC 22     
Date:   May 25, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Link Gaetz (ranked 195 p4p, 26 weight class) and Milktoast Diddlybottom (ranked 225 p4p, 30 weight class). Diddlybottom comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Milquetoast kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

194 cm
32
245 lbs
14 - 4 - 0
213 cm
35
273 lbs
22 - 17 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)

Urban Fighter
Pit Bull Development



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Milktoast Diddlybottom!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Aafke Stam and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gaetz looking to land some kicks to the body here.

Diddlybottom has managed to clinch.
Gaetz tries to work over Diddlybottom's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short uppercut from Diddlybottom.
Diddlybottom working aggressively here.
Diddlybottom blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Diddlybottom lands with a light punch inside.
Gaetz misses with a hook from the clinch.
Diddlybottom misses with a punch on the inside.
Diddlybottom's coach down at Xtreme Foaming Shortcakes was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Diddlybottom's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Diddlybottom doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Diddlybottom working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Gaetz working aggressively here.
Gaetz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz prevents a body shot from Diddlybottom.
Diddlybottom fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Diddlybottom lands a right hand.
Gaetz tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Diddlybottom's elbow.
Gaetz has a couple of punches blocked by Diddlybottom.
Gaetz lands with a short punch from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diddlybottom tries to throw a body punch but Gaetz avoids it by throwing Diddlybottom back against the cage.
Gaetz working aggressively here.
Diddlybottom jumps guard but Gaetz stands there with Diddlybottom around his waist. Diddlybottom gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gaetz.
Gaetz tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Diddlybottom struggles to land a body shot inside as Gaetz controls his hands.
Gaetz blocking some punches.
Diddlybottom lands a body shot.
Gaetz is working Diddlybottom over against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Diddlybottom fails to land.
Diddlybottom jumps guard but Gaetz turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Gaetz tries to throw a body punch but Diddlybottom avoids it by throwing Gaetz back against the cage.
Gaetz is trying to break the clinch but Diddlybottom is controlling him.
Gaetz struggles to land a body shot inside as Diddlybottom controls his hands.
A nice right hand lands inside from Gaetz.
Gaetz lands a hook that snaps the head of Diddlybottom backwards.
Gaetz has had enough of the clinch but Diddlybottom keeps him there for the moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diddlybottom jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Gaetz walks away with a smile on his face. Diddlybottom gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Link Gaetz has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Milktoast Diddlybottom.
Diddlybottom fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Gaetz is out of range.
Gaetz half committed to a counter leg kick.

Diddlybottom shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Gaetz's guard.
Diddlybottom advances position into side control!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Diddlybottom tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Gaetz is pushing Diddlybottom's head away, looking to escape. Diddlybottom manages to hold on to the position though.
Gaetz dodges the ground and pound from Diddlybottom.
Gaetz is pushing Diddlybottom's head away, looking to escape. Diddlybottom manages to hold on to the position though.

Diddlybottom is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Gaetz knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Gaetz takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Diddlybottom is controlling him well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Diddlybottom tries for a kimura but Gaetz is defending well.

Diddlybottom is trying to get an arm triangle but Gaetz is defending well.
Gaetz might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Gaetz is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Diddlybottom is controlling him well.

Diddlybottom is trying to get an arm triangle but Gaetz is defending well.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:50 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Milktoast Diddlybottom!
Milktoast Diddlybottom made sure to mention his sponsor, Pit Bull Development in his post fight interview.
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Event: PFC 101 Gaetz vs Tuala 2     
Date:   Apr 27, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Link Gaetz (ranked 92 p4p, 14 weight class) and Peleki Tuala (ranked 37 p4p, 7 weight class). Tuala has chosen Dock of Fiji as his entrance music. Peleki Tuala has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Link Gaetz's chin.

194 cm
32
245 lbs
14 - 3 - 0
190 cm
29
267 lbs
14 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)

Sin City Allstars
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Peleki Tuala!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Fujiwara, Shirou Masuda and Sosuke Kotani.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gaetz missing with a left hand there. Tuala was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tuala lands a jab to the nose.
Gaetz throws a body kick that misses.
Tuala lands with a right hand.
Gaetz pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tuala throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gaetz 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.
Tuala misses with a lunging right hand
and Gaetz counters with a slapping leg kick.
Gaetz takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Tuala throws a body shot but no joy.
Gaetz scores with a nice strike.

It looks like Peleki Tuala has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tuala throws a jab but it's blocked by Gaetz.
Gaetz looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
A head kick by Gaetz misses
and Tuala counters with a nice body shot.
Tuala dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Gaetz. That did some damage!
Tuala tries a low kick but Gaetz avoids it.
It looked like Gaetz wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Gaetz fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Tuala throws a jab when Gaetz was well out of range.
Tuala misses with an attempted mid kick.
Gaetz throwing a counter right hand but Tuala manages to avoid it.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tuala.
Gaetz takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tuala is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gaetz.
Gaetz is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Tuala misses with a low kick.
Tuala misses with a right hand
and Gaetz counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Gaetz looks to score with a jab to the body but Tuala is just out of range.
Tuala is looking to land body kicks.
Tuala lands with a thumping leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gaetz swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tuala is trying to counter with his kicks.
A head kick by Gaetz misses
and Tuala counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Tuala fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tuala. That's going to slow Gaetz down.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tuala gets off balance looking for a body kick
letting Gaetz counter with a right hand.
Tuala misses with a body kick.
Gaetz misses with a two punch combination.
Tuala takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Gaetz fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Tuala.
Gaetz walks into a jab.
Gaetz looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Tuala misses with a body shot.
Tuala checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Tuala misses with a looping right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tuala looks to throw a body kick
and Gaetz counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A cross from Gaetz lands.
Tuala throws a half hearted mid kick.
It looked like Gaetz wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Gaetz misses the shot to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gaetz throws an overhand right that lands on Tuala's shoulder, as Tuala tries to avoid the shot.
The fighters circling - Tuala throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tuala misses with a body shot.
Gaetz appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Tuala lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Gaetz at a distance.
Tuala looks to land a left hand but Gaetz moved out of range nicely.
Tuala tries to land a front kick but Gaetz steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tuala swings widly with a right hand
and Gaetz counters with a straight right hand.
Tuala throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Tuala scoring well with a low kick there.
Gaetz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tuala fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gaetz manages to avoid it.
Peleki Tuala seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Tuala misses with a hook
and Gaetz counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Gaetz connects with a nice looking jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tuala scores with a spinning back kick!
Tuala throws the kick towards the body but Gaetz avoids it.
Tuala connects with a leg kick. Gaetz looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tuala lands an overhand right.
Tuala looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Tuala tried to score with a low kick but Gaetz checks it.
Tuala chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A good leg kick by Gaetz.
Gaetz moves out of range of the body kick.
Gaetz fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Gaetz scoring well with a low kick there.
Gaetz throws a jab when Tuala was well out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tuala misses with a shot to the body
and Gaetz counters with a flying knee. Nice.
Tuala throws a front kick that sends Gaetz stumbling back into the cage.
Tuala dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gaetz avoids the body shot from Tuala.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gaetz explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Tuala 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.
Tuala looks to score with a jab to the body but Gaetz is just out of range.
Tuala misses with a straight right.
Gaetz checks the leg kick nicely there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tuala wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Tuala lands a nice looking body kick.
Tuala throws a half hearted mid kick.
Gaetz feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Tuala comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Tuala - that will leave a mark!
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Gaetz might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Gaetz thows a leg kick but Tuala checks it
and Gaetz takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tuala throws a low kick but Gaetz avoids it.
It looked like Gaetz wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Tuala digs a good hook to Gaetz's body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Gaetz.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Good exchange - Tuala coming out on top.
Gaetz misses with a straight right.
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!
Tuala misses with a looping left.
Gaetz throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tuala.
Tuala feints and then cracks Gaetz's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Gaetz down.
Tuala digs a good body shot into Gaetz's ribs.
Gaetz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tuala lands a nice leg kick that just misses Gaetz's sensitive parts.
Tuala connects with a leg kick. Gaetz looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Peleki Tuala showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Peleki Tuala's cut.
That's time! Gaetz's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Gaetz moves out of range as Tuala strikes.
As Tuala backs away, Gaetz returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Gaetz is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Tuala lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Gaetz thows a body kick. Tuala tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Tuala has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Tuala throws a lazy uppercut
and Gaetz connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tuala misses with a right hand
and Gaetz counters with an outside leg kick.
Tuala throws a jab but it's blocked by Gaetz.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tuala throws a leg kick that is checked
and Gaetz counters with a head kick.
Gaetz circles away from the clinch attempt.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tuala.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz moves away from the strike by Tuala.
Gaetz's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Tuala lands a nice looking kick to the body. Gaetz takes a step back to recover.
Tuala throws a leg kick but Gaetz moved away.
Tuala avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tuala replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Gaetz blocks it well.
Tuala throws a big shot that misses.
Tuala takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Gaetz will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Nice cross by Gaetz.
Tuala swings widly with a right hand
and Gaetz makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Gaetz throws a jab but it's blocked by Tuala.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tuala throws a hook but Gaetz avoids it easily.
Gaetz uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tuala.
Tuala throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tuala steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gaetz.
Tuala appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
A big right from Gaetz misses.
Gaetz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tuala.
Tuala takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Tuala throws a low kick but it's checked well by Gaetz.
Gaetz takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tuala looks to land a body kick but Gaetz moved away.
Gaetz was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Gaetz takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Gaetz throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Tuala counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Tuala throws a body kick that misses.
Gaetz throws a sloppy head kick and Tuala moves out of range easily.
Tuala counters with a body kick.
Gaetz scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Gaetz lands a jab to the nose.
Nice body kick from Gaetz.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tuala blocks a leg kick.
Gaetz takes a jab right on the kisser.
Gaetz lands with a right hand.
Tuala misses with a low kick.
Tuala uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gaetz.
Tuala goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
A little feinted left hand from Gaetz on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gaetz bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A cross from Tuala lands.
An inside leg kick from Tuala misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gaetz lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Tuala avoids the body shot from Gaetz.
Tuala feints a counter leg kick.
Gaetz misses with a low kick.
Tuala fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Tuala looks to throw a body kick
and Gaetz counters with a solid body kick.
Tuala lands a leg kick that knocks Gaetz off balance momentarily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Good exchange - Tuala coming out on top.
Tuala connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Gaetz's hands.
Gaetz throws a right hand that misses
and Gaetz takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tuala rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Gaetz counters with a body kick that stops Tuala in his tracks momentarily.
Tuala throws a body kick that misses
and Gaetz counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Tuala takes a jab right on the kisser.
Tuala walks into a stiff left hand from Gaetz.
Tuala throws a predictable looking body shot
and Gaetz makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Gaetz takes a swing at Tuala's ribcage but misses.
Gaetz misses with a lunging right hand
and Tuala counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Gaetz lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Gaetz scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Gaetz takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gaetz takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
That kick from Tuala tenderised Gaetz's leg. Gaetz is trying to keep his angry face on.
A big right from Tuala misses.
Gaetz thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tuala clobbers Gaetz with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Gaetz takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tuala slips under a jab.
Gaetz lands with a nice body punch.
Tuala tests Gaetz's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Gaetz throws a body shot but no joy.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tuala.
Tuala misses with a leg kick
enabling Gaetz to counter with a crisp jab.
Gaetz staying out of range there.
Gaetz looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Gaetz avoids the body shot from Tuala.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz blocks the body kick.
Gaetz walks forward, straight into a front kick from Tuala.
Tuala misses with a leg kick
letting Gaetz counter with a right hand.
Gaetz shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tuala pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tuala misses with a looping left.
Gaetz fires out a quick counter leg kick but Tuala just manages to avoid it.
Gaetz displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tuala throws out the jab.
Gaetz moves into range and connects with a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Peleki Tuala will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Peleki Tuala's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Gaetz takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Tuala moves forwards but Gaetz connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Gaetz misses with a body shot.
Tuala is trying to counter with his kicks.
Tuala attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Gaetz uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tuala.
Tuala throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Gaetz counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Tuala thinking.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Gaetz moves out of range of the body kick from Tuala.
Gaetz thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz misses with a low kick.
A swing and a miss from Tuala.
Gaetz jabs Tuala to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Gaetz swings for the body but Tuala moves out of range.
Tuala throws out a counter right but Gaetz avoids it with no problem.
Tuala looks to land a body kick but Gaetz moved away.
Gaetz throws a jab when Tuala was well out of range.
Tuala fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Gaetz checks it well.
A jab from Tuala finds it's way through Gaetz's defenses.
Gaetz throws a wild body kick that Tuala sees coming a mile off.
Link Gaetz has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tuala checks a leg kick.
Tuala looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tuala throws a nice outside leg kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Gaetz.
Gaetz pivots, looking for a leg kick but Tuala is out of range and Gaetz settles back down.
Tuala lands a nice leg kick that just misses Gaetz's sensitive parts.
Gaetz throws a leg kick that is checked
and Tuala counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Tuala misses with a lunging right hand
and Gaetz counters with a nice body shot.
Gaetz takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tuala lands a jab.
Gaetz misses with a looping right.
Gaetz clobbers Tuala with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Gaetz swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tuala misses with a body kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tuala.
Tuala feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Gaetz's calf.
Tuala throws a big shot that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tuala looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tuala just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromGaetz.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Tuala.
Gaetz just misses with a punch to the body.
Gaetz misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Tuala counters with a left to the body.
Tuala scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tuala swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gaetz throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Tuala counters with a nice kick to the body.
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.
Gaetz throws a right hand that misses
and Tuala counters with a nice uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gaetz loads up on a big right hand but Tuala slips the punch.

And that's the end of the fight!
Peleki Tuala comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Tuala 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 Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight 46:49
Judge Shirou Masuda scores the fight 46:49
Judge Sosuke Kotani scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Peleki Tuala!
Peleki Tuala retains his heavyweight title!
A very excited looking Peleki Tuala 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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Event: PFC 96 Nao vs Tuala     
Date:   Mar 30, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Link Gaetz (ranked 142 p4p, 22 weight class) and Pierre St. Georges (ranked 223 p4p, 34 weight class). St. Georges has chosen Jiu Jitsu as his entrance music. Link Gaetz has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

194 cm
31
245 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
193 cm
32
265 lbs
19 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)

Groove Gear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Pierre St. Georges!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Fujiwara, Shigeki Sano and Taro Takaoka.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gaetz looks to land a right hand but St. Georges moved out of range.
Gaetz pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Gaetz misses with a telegraphed body shot
and St. Georges counters with a nice uppercut.
St. Georges lands a jab-cross combination.
Gaetz looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
St. Georges just misses with a punch to the body.
It looked like Gaetz was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from St. Georges.
Nice defenses there by St. Georges.
Gaetz slips under a jab.
A quick step to the side and Gaetz tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
St. Georges pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gaetz is looking to counter with a body kick.
Gaetz uses good head movement to avoid the hook from St. Georges.
Gaetz appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Gaetz getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
St. Georges checks a leg kick nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
St. Georges fails to land with a series of punches.
It appears Gaetz was looking to counter with a kick there.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gaetz. St. Georges does a little dance to reset his feet.
A little jabbing left from St. Georges on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Gaetz moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Gaetz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but St. Georges was well out of range. Poor timing from Gaetz.

St. Georges closes the distance and clinches.
Gaetz works on St. Georges's body with a couple of short punches.
Gaetz lands a shoulder strike.
Gaetz lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of St. Georges backwards.
St. Georges goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
St. Georges lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gaetz backwards.
Nice body punch from Gaetz.
St. Georges misses with some punches.
Gaetz makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
St. Georges blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gaetz digs a right hand into St. Georges's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on St. Georges's gas tank.
Gaetz lands with a left to the head.
St. Georges doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Gaetz pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Gaetz misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
St. Georges avoids the body shot from Gaetz.
St. Georges connects with a looping right hand.
Gaetz scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Gaetz dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on St. Georges. That did some damage!
Gaetz throws a jab but it's blocked by St. Georges.
Gaetz thuds his shin into the meat of St. Georges's side.
Gaetz looks to throw the jab but St. Georges is out of range.
A nice side step and St. Georges releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
St. Georges avoids the body shot from Gaetz.
St. Georges ducks under a wild hook from Gaetz.
Gaetz looks to land a right hand but St. Georges moved out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from St. Georges! But no joy.
Gaetz ducks under a wild hook from St. Georges.
Gaetz misses with an attempted mid kick.
Gaetz connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed St. Georges momentarily.
Gaetz has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
St. Georges looks to score with a jab to the body but Gaetz is just out of range.
St. Georges thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
St. Georges doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Gaetz scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
St. Georges takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gaetz blocks a jab.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Gaetz, as that shot connected.
Gaetz slips under a jab from St. Georges.
Gaetz throws a quick counter head kick but St. Georges was just out of range.
Nice uppercut lands for Gaetz. That snapped St. Georges's head back.
Gaetz throws an off balance right hand
and St. Georges counters with a left to the body.
Gaetz throws a nice outside leg kick.
Gaetz on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Link Gaetz 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.


St. Georges misses with a double jab
and Gaetz cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
St. Georges misses with a left hand
and Gaetz counters with an outside leg kick.
St. Georges on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
A big right from Gaetz misses.
St. Georges displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gaetz throws out the jab.
Link Gaetz is winning the standup battle so far.
Gaetz misses with an attempted mid kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Gaetz is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that St. Georges can do to turn this around?
Gaetz on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
St. Georges connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
St. Georges lands with a right hand.
Gaetz cracks St. Georges with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
St. Georges fails in his attempt to clinch.
Gaetz lands a nice shot that snaps St. Georges's head back.
Gaetz misses with an uppercut. St. Georges saw that one coming.
Gaetz lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
St. Georges slips a straight right by Gaetz.
Gaetz misses with a jab to the body
and St. Georges counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Gaetz displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as St. Georges throws out the jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
St. Georges throws a right hand that Gaetz ducks under and follows up with a left that Gaetz also avoids with ease.
St. Georges swings away with a body shot that misses
and Gaetz counters with a body kick that stops St. Georges in his tracks momentarily.
Gaetz takes a swing at St. Georges's ribcage but misses.
Gaetz throws a leg kick which misses St. Georges's front leg but catches the back leg as St. Georges tries to avoid it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gaetz staying out of range there.
St. Georges swings for the body but Gaetz moves out of range.
Gaetz feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to St. Georges's calf.
St. Georges takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Gaetz misses with a body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz missing with a left hand there. St. Georges was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Jab by Gaetz.
Gaetz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from St. Georges.
St. Georges looks like he wants to counter punch here.
St. Georges throws a hook but Gaetz avoids it easily.
Gaetz scores with a kick to the midsection.
Gaetz sizes up St. Georges with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Gaetz avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Gaetz jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
St. Georges throws a sloppy body shot
and Gaetz counters with a nice uppercut.
St. Georges throws an off balance right hand
and Gaetz counters with a good low kick that St. Georges was not able to check.
St. Georges is breathing heavily.
St. Georges throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Gaetz to counter with a crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz moves out of range of the strikes.
St. Georges scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
St. Georges gets clipped by a big right hand and goes down spinning to the canvas! Gaetz gets the back mount and begins to drop bombs on his rocked foe! St. Georges 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 4:25 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Link Gaetz!
After winning the bout, Link Gaetz thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: PFC 91 Gaetz vs Tuala     
Date:   Mar 02, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Link Gaetz (ranked 60 p4p, 12 weight class) and Peleki Tuala (ranked 124 p4p, 20 weight class). Tuala has chosen Dock of Fiji as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

194 cm
31
245 lbs
13 - 2 - 0
190 cm
28
267 lbs
12 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)

Sin City Allstars
Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Peleki Tuala!
The judges for this bout are Yuuki Gou, Sosuke Kotani and Shigeki Sano.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gaetz misses with the combination.
As Gaetz backs off Tuala throws a huge counter combo but Gaetz manages to avoid it all.
Gaetz throws a wild body kick that Tuala sees coming a mile off.
A nice side step and Tuala releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Gaetz has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Guerrilla MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Gaetz blocks the body kick.
Gaetz misses with an uppercut
and Tuala counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Gaetz moves out of range as Tuala throws a body kick.
Tuala throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gaetz sees it coming and avoids it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tuala steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gaetz.
Tuala swings for the body but Gaetz moves out of range.
Tuala comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Tuala has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Gaetz is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Gaetz throws a leg kick
and Tuala counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tuala misses with a right hand
enabling Gaetz to counter with a crisp jab.
Tuala scores with a shot to the body.
Gaetz throws a right hand that misses
and Tuala counters with a thumping low kick.
Tuala throws a leg kick
and Gaetz counters with a good, hard body kick but Tuala shrugs it off.
Tuala throws an off balance right hand
and Gaetz counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Gaetz keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Gaetz avoids a kick to the body.
Gaetz throws out a leg kick but Tuala moves out of range and Gaetz only half commits.
Gaetz lands with a thumping leg kick.
Gaetz misses with a low kick as Tuala jumps back.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tuala. Tuala obviously looking to wear him down.
Gaetz comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
The fighters circle momentarily. Gaetz darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Gaetz looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Gaetz throws a leg kick but Tuala checks it.
Gaetz scores with a head kick. Tuala tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.

It looks like Peleki Tuala has been cut.
A left lands for Gaetz.
Gaetz throws a body kick that misses.
Tuala swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Gaetz tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tuala is able to avoid easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tuala throws a leg kick

and Gaetz counters by moving into the clinch.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Gaetz doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tuala tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short body shot lands from Tuala as the two fighters clinch.
Tuala lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Gaetz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tuala misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gaetz can't find room to land a body shot as Tuala controls the action.
Tuala lands a right hand that snaps the head of Gaetz backwards.

Tuala breaks the clinch.
Some wild striking there from Gaetz.
Tuala jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gaetz checks a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Gaetz misses.
Tuala lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Gaetz lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tuala clobbers Gaetz with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tuala misses with an uppercut.
Tuala throws a low kick but Gaetz moves out of range easily.
Gaetz lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Gaetz misses the shot to the body.
Tuala looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tuala lands a head shot.
Tuala misses the jab.
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 Link Gaetz will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Peleki Tuala's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Tuala slips under a jab from Gaetz.
A bone on bone clash there as Tuala blocks the leg kick.
Link Gaetz is winning the standup battle so far.
Gaetz dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tuala paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Tuala misses with a wild body shot.
An attempted straight right counter from Gaetz misses the target.
Gaetz looks to score with a jab to the body but Tuala is just out of range.
A little jabbing left from Tuala on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Tuala misses with a hook.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz checks a leg kick.
Gaetz lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz misses the jab.
Tuala throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Gaetz works the jab nicely.
Tuala lands with an uppercut that bounces Gaetz off the cage and back into range.
Tuala jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gaetz throws a leg kick but Tuala sees it coming and checks it nicely.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tuala! But no joy.
Tuala cracks a nice hook into Gaetz's ribs.
Gaetz moves out of range as Tuala strikes.
Good leg kick by Gaetz there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tuala bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz looks to land a left hand but Tuala moved out of range nicely.
Tuala swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Gaetz scores with a nice head shot.
Gaetz doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tuala swings for the body but Gaetz moves out of range.
Gaetz throws a body punch but Tuala moves out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gaetz gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Tuala.
Tuala drops Gaetz with a big left hand! Gaetz is injured, injured bad! Tuala jumps in and finished him with strikes! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:50 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Peleki Tuala!
Peleki Tuala is the new heavyweight champion!
During a confident post fight interview, Peleki Tuala thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: PFC 86 Semenko vs Gray     
Date:   Feb 02, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael Brakeley (ranked 322 p4p, 46 weight class) and Link Gaetz (ranked 85 p4p, 13 weight class). Brakeley comes into the arena with Woke up this Morning blaring out of the sound system. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

201 cm
35
271 lbs
20 - 10 - 0
194 cm
31
245 lbs
12 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing

Sin City Allstars



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 20 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Brakeley!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
The judges for this bout are Tatsuya Matsuyama, Sosuke Kotani and Hirohito Nitta.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gaetz fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Brakeley looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
The crowd cheers as Gaetz lands an impressive looking overhand right. Brakeley doesn't seem phased though.
Brakeley dips to his left and cracks Gaetz with an uppercut!
Brakeley misses with a straight left.
Gaetz fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Brakeley on the side of the head.
Brakeley swings widly with a right hand
and Gaetz counters with a nice low kick that buckles Brakeley's knee momentarily.
No joy there for Brakeley, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Brakeley throws a lazy uppercut

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

Brakeley is rocked!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Brakeley throws a hook but Gaetz blocks it.
Oh Brakeley is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Brakeley leaves his chin hanging out and Gaetz seizes the opportunity with an uppercut! Brakeley crumbles to the floor in a heap! The referee steps in and tends to the downed fighter! What a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:38 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Link Gaetz! Link Gaetz retains his heavyweight title!
Our winner, Link Gaetz, 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.
Michael Brakeley was interviewed post fight and said 'yo, man this is bullshit.'.
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Event: PFC 82 Wright vs Reich     
Date:   Jan 05, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ricky Bobby Jr (ranked 232 p4p, 34 weight class) and Link Gaetz (ranked 108 p4p, 18 weight class). Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

195 cm
28
263 lbs
13 - 6 - 1
194 cm
30
245 lbs
11 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Sin City Allstars

Sin City Allstars



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 13 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ricky Bobby Jr!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
The judges for this bout are Yasuomi Hirokawa, Shigeki Fujiwara and Shirou Masuda.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bobby Jr misses with a body shot.
Gaetz 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.
Gaetz throws a body punch but Bobby Jr moves out of range.
Gaetz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Bobby Jr lands a nice hook to Gaetz's body. Gaetz takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Gaetz goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Gaetz misses with an uppercut.
Gaetz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gaetz paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Bobby Jr tries to clinch up.
Gaetz looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Bobby Jr tries to clinch up
and Gaetz counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Bobby Jr closes the distance looking to clinch
and Gaetz counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Gaetz throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz lands a jab to Bobby Jr's midsection.
Bobby Jr lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Bobby Jr tries to clinch up but Gaetz circles away and keeps his distance.
Bobby Jr tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Gaetz scores with a spinning back kick!
Gaetz misses with a low kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Gaetz.
Bobby Jr tries to clinch there but Gaetz circles away.
A big right from Gaetz misses.
Ricky Bobby Jr seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gaetz circles away from the clinch attempt
and Gaetz counters with a stiff right hand.
Gaetz scores with a kick to the body.
Gaetz drops his hands momentarily and Bobby Jr takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Bobby Jr tries to clinch but Gaetz is having none of it.
A good leg kick by Gaetz.
Bobby Jr throws a body shot but no joy.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Gaetz! But no joy.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gaetz connects with a body shot that sends Bobby Jr's belly button to the back.
A jab from Gaetz finds it's way through Bobby Jr's defenses.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Gaetz crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Bobby Jr - the referee stops the clock and Gaetz gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Bobby Jr. Gaetz manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Gaetz avoids the body shot from Bobby Jr.
Bobby Jr connects with a leg kick. Gaetz looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Bobby Jr dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Bobby Jr is looking to wear down Gaetz with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Gaetz lands with a shot to the body.
A slapping leg kick lands for Bobby Jr.

Bobby Jr drives through and clinches with Gaetz against the cage.
Gaetz avoiding damage as Bobby Jr throws knees to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gaetz swings wildly with an uppercut but Bobby Jr uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gaetz tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gaetz struggles to land a body shot inside as Bobby Jr controls his hands.
Bobby Jr blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gaetz misses with some punches.
Bobby Jr lands a body shot in the clinch.
Gaetz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Bobby Jr tries a knee to the head but Gaetz blocks it.
Gaetz blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gaetz swings wildly with an uppercut but Bobby Jr uses good head movement to avoid it.
Bobby Jr tries to work over Gaetz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Bobby Jr fails to land.
Bobby Jr blocking some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gaetz.
Gaetz throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Bobby Jrs head.
Bobby Jr lands a nice uppercut.
Bobby Jr scores with a shot to the side of Gaetz's head.

Bobby Jr manages to break the clinch.
Bobby Jr scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Bobby Jr is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
A little jabbing left from Gaetz on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bobby Jr fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Bobby Jr changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.

Bobby Jr clinches.
Bobby Jr has Gaetz pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Gaetz manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Link Gaetz 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.


Bobby Jr lands a jab to the head.
Gaetz lands with a thumping leg kick.
Bobby Jr fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
A solid leg kick lands there for Bobby Jr.
Bobby Jr throws a shot to the body.
Gaetz swats away the attempt to clinch by Bobby Jr.
Bobby Jr darts in trying to clinch
and Gaetz counters with a nice uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Bobby Jr has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Bobby Jr, right into the meat.
Bobby Jr looks to clinch
and Gaetz counters with a thumping low kick.
Gaetz throws a big shot that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bobby Jr tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Link Gaetz seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Bobby Jr scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Gaetz misses with a low kick.
Gaetz buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.

Bobby Jr clinches with his opponent.
Gaetz has a couple of punches blocked by Bobby Jr.
Knees in the clinch landing for Bobby Jr.
Gaetz misses with a hook to the ribs.
Bobby Jr putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Gaetz in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Gaetz is breathing heavily.
Gaetz swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Bobby Jr lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Gaetz.
Gaetz tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Bobby Jr's elbow.
Gaetz tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Bobby Jr lands with a right to the head.
Gaetz misses with a punch on the inside.
Our sources have told us that Bobby Jr has been working on his knees in the buildup to the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz struggles to land a body shot inside as Bobby Jr controls his hands.
Bobby Jr throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Bobby Jr lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bobby Jr lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Ricky Bobby Jr has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Bobby Jr using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Gaetz has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Gaetz lands an uppercut.
Bobby Jr is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Bobby Jr lands with a short shot to the head.
Gaetz throws a head punch that misses.
Bobby Jr lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!

It looks like Link Gaetz has been cut.
Bobby Jr lands with a short shot to the head.
Gaetz prevents a takedown attempt there.
A short right from Bobby Jr on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bobby Jr lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Gaetz or not.
Gaetz tries a body shot but Bobby Jr blocks it.
Gaetz doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gaetz throws a punch but it's blocked by Bobby Jr.
Bobby Jr throws a knee to the head but misses.
Bobby Jr misses with a shot to the kidneys.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gaetz.
A head punch on the inside from Gaetz fails to land.
Bobby Jr swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gaetz misses with a hook from the clinch.
A hook to the body from Gaetz.
Gaetz misses with a body punch.
Gaetz on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Bobby Jr goes for a takedown attempt but Gaetz pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bobby Jr scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A jab lands there for Bobby Jr.
Bobby Jr tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Gaetz counters with a nice leg kick.
Gaetz misses the jab.
Bobby Jr keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A big right from Gaetz misses.
Sloppy strikes from Bobby Jr. Those never looked like landing.
Bobby Jr fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gaetz manages to avoid it.
Bobby Jr tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Gaetz is able to avoid easily.
Bobby Jr misses with a low kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A left and a right from Bobby Jr both land. Nice combination.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ricky Bobby Jr dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Link Gaetz's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Bobby Jr wants to clinch.
Bobby Jr moves out of range as Gaetz throws a body kick.
Gaetz avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Bobby Jr tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Gaetz counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Gaetz on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
A punch combination from Bobby Jr misses.
Gaetz only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Bobby Jr throws the left hand but Gaetz avoids the punch easily.
Gaetz is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Bobby Jr with a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bobby Jr is looking to clinch.
Bobby Jr throws a body shot but no joy.
A little jabbing left from Gaetz on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Bobby Jr is looking to clinch but Gaetz is avoiding it.
Bobby Jr misses with a shot to the body
and Gaetz counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Gaetz lands with a cross.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bobby Jr throws a leg kick
and Gaetz counters with a nice uppercut.
Bobby Jr fails in his attempt to clinch.
Bobby Jr fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Nice body punch from Gaetz.
Bobby Jr tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Gaetz manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Gaetz misses with a body shot.
Bobby Jr throws a body shot but no joy.
Gaetz looks to score with a jab to the body but Bobby Jr is just out of range.
Gaetz with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Gaetz feints and then cracks Bobby Jr's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Bobby Jr down.
Bobby Jr avoids the body shot from Gaetz.
Bobby Jr tries to close the distance and clinch up but Gaetz swats him away and circles back towards the center.
A countering left hand to the body from Gaetz misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Bobby Jr closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Bobby Jr tries to land knees in the clinch but Gaetz avoids the damage to the body.
Gaetz blocks a body shot from Bobby Jr.
Gaetz misses with a punch on the inside.
Gaetz misses with a punch to the body.
Gaetz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gaetz tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Bobby Jr's elbow.
Bobby Jr tries a knee to the head but he's missed.

Gaetz manages to break the clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bobby Jr ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gaetz moves away.
Sloppy strikes from Bobby Jr. Those never looked like landing.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Gaetz! But no joy.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Gaetz, right into the meat.
Bobby Jr throws an off balance right hand
and Gaetz counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Bobby Jr swings widly with a right hand
and Gaetz counters with a lovely shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz scores with a sloppy right hand. Bobby Jr should have avoided that one.
Bobby Jr looks to land a left hand but Gaetz moved out of range nicely.
Gaetz takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Nice body punch from Gaetz.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
The fighters circling - Gaetz throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Bobby Jr slips under a jab.
Gaetz fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Bobby Jr bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Bobby Jr tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Gaetz manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Bobby Jr lands a jab to the head.
Gaetz connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Bobby Jr throws an off balance right hand
and Gaetz counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bobby Jr looks to score with a jab to the body but Gaetz is just out of range.
Bobby Jr throws an overhand right that lands on Gaetz's shoulder, as Gaetz tries to avoid the shot.
Gaetz moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Bobby Jr swings and misses with a shot to the body
letting Gaetz counter with a right hand.
Gaetz throws a nice inside leg kick.
Bobby Jr tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Gaetz manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Bobby Jr closes the distance but Gaetz moves to the side
and Bobby Jr takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A low kick from Bobby Jr is predictable there
and Gaetz connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

Bobby Jr is rocked!
Gaetz cracks Bobby Jr on the jaw with a powerful right hand and Bobby Jr falls backwards against the cage. Gaetz follows up with more strikes that drop Bobby Jr to his knees. Gaetz keeps the pressure on and the referee jumps in to save Bobby Jr! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:50 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Link Gaetz!
Link Gaetz is the new heavyweight champion!
Our winner, Link Gaetz, 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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Event: PFC 78 Andreev vs Darkk     
Date:   Dec 08, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Daniel Dimitrov (ranked 362 p4p, 45 weight class) and Link Gaetz (ranked 145 p4p, 22 weight class). Dimitrov comes to the cage accompanied by Drake - Energy. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

203 cm
27
250 lbs
15 - 6 - 0
194 cm
30
245 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Daniel Dimitrov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Yamamoto, Tatsuya Matsuyama and Yuuki Gou.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dimitrov closes the distance looking to clinch
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Dimitrov throws a head kick that half lands.
Gaetz tries to move into range but Dimitrov moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Gaetz will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Gaetz misses with a body kick.
As Gaetz looks to move away, Dimitrov throws a big counter combo but Gaetz just gets out of the way.
Gaetz scores with a nice right hand.

It looks like Daniel Dimitrov has been cut.
Some wild striking there from Dimitrov.
Gaetz looks like he wants to counter punch here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dimitrov tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Gaetz paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Gaetz displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Dimitrov throws out the jab.
Gaetz tries a quick counter leg kick but Dimitrov is wise to it.

Dimitrov drops Gaetz with a beautiful combination! Gaetz stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Dimitrov is looking for the KO!

Gaetz is rocked!

It looks like Link Gaetz has been cut.
Daniel Dimitrov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Dimitrov pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Gaetz is still on wobbly legs! Can Dimitrov finish him?
Gaetz throws a lazy right hand but Dimitrov sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Gaetz seems to have recovered his senses.
Dimitrov turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Dimitrov cracks Gaetz with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Dimitrov has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Gaetz to stand back up!
Dimitrov throws a right hand that misses
and Gaetz counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Dimitrov throws a head kick that misses.
Gaetz moves out of range of the body kick from Dimitrov.
Gaetz 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.
Dimitrov gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Gaetz 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!
Gaetz fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Dimitrov manages to avoid it.
Dimitrov lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Dimitrov dips to his left and cracks Gaetz with an uppercut!
Dimitrov misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Dimitrov tries to move into range but Gaetz moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Dimitrov throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Gaetz counters with a stiff right hand.
Dimitrov misses with a body shot
and Gaetz counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Dimitrov misses the shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz keeps Dimitrov at a distance using the push kick.
Dimitrov looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Dimitrov misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Nice body kick there by Dimitrov.
Gaetz scores with a body shot.
Dimitrov is breathing heavily.

Dimitrov instigates a clinch.
Dimitrov swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Dimitrov taking a breather.

Gaetz breaks the clinch.
Dimitrov tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Gaetz paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Dimitrov misses with an attempted mid kick.
Gaetz scores with a leg kick.
Dimitrov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gaetz moves away.
Dimitrov falls off balance throwing a combination
and Gaetz cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Dimitrov is rocked!

Daniel Dimitrov's cut is getting worse.
A slapping leg kick lands for Gaetz.
Oh Dimitrov is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Dimitrov switches off momentarily and Gaetz cracks him with a monster right hand! Dimitrov topples backwards and makes a semi conscious attempt to cover up, as Gaetz dives in to land one more shot, before the referee has time to call the fight. What a finish by Gaetz!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:05 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Link Gaetz!
A victorious Link Gaetz thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: PFC 70 Fitzpatrick vs Van Gaal     
Date:   Oct 27, 2018
#R1#
Gaetz thows a left - swing and a miss!
Gaetz drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Gaetz falls off balance throwing a combination
and Gaetz takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Nice body punch from Brophy.
Gaetz throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Brophy takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brophy keeps Gaetz at a distance using the push kick.
Brophy throws a chopping leg kick but Gaetz manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Brophy jabs Gaetz to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Brophy looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.#T1#
Brophy takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Gaetz walks into a stiff left hand from Brophy.
Nice defenses there by Gaetz.
Gaetz was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Gaetz throws a lazy body kick
and Brophy counters with a nice kick to the body.
Brophy scores with a head kick. Gaetz tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Brophy checks a leg kick nicely.
A shot to the body from Gaetz misses
and Brophy counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Gaetz takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
A big left from Gaetz misses. #T2#
Brophy bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Gaetz's head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gaetz 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.
Gaetz throws a hook to the side of Brophy's head but Brophy sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Gaetz misses with a straight left.
Brophy is looking to counter with a body kick.
Gaetz 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.
Brophy feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Gaetzs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Gaetz takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Gaetz misses with an uppercut. Brophy saw that one coming.
Brophy appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
A solid body kick from Brophy.
Gaetz looks winded!#KD#
Brophy lands a big right hand that sends Gaetz crashing to the mat! Brophy stays standing though and waves Gaetz back to his feet!
Brophy throws a jab when Gaetz was well out of range.#T3#
Brophy tries to land a body kick
and Gaetz counters with a straight right hand.
Brophy displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gaetz throws out the jab.
Brophy ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
An attempted straight right counter from Brophy misses the target.
Brophy needs to keep his hands up - Gaetz had a free shot at his head there.
Gaetz looks to throw a body kick
and Brophy counters with a stiff right hand.
Gaetz looks to land a right hand but Brophy moved out of range.
Brophy misses the jab.
Brophy pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Gaetz misses with a hook.
A quick step to the side and Brophy tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.#T4#
Gaetz buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Brophy. Gaetz does a little dance to reset his feet.
Brophy throws a body punch but Gaetz moves out of range.
Gaetz avoids a kick to the body.
Gaetz moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Some bone on bone action there as Gaetz checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Brophy avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Gaetz takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Brophy slips under a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Red Brophy 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.
#R2#
Gaetz throws an overhand right that lands on Brophy's shoulder, as Brophy tries to avoid the shot.
It appears Brophy was looking to counter with a kick there.
Brophy is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Gaetz can do to turn this around?
Brophy throws a body shot but no joy.
Brophy lands a nice looking body shot.
Gaetz throws a jab when Brophy was well out of range.
Brophy throwing a counter right hand but Gaetz manages to avoid it.
Brophy loads up on a big right hand but Gaetz slips the punch.
Brophy works the jab nicely.
Gaetz misses with a body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz misses with a lunging right hand
and Brophy cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Gaetz avoids the body shot from Brophy.
Both fighters circling a little - Brophy finishes the exchange with a kick to the body. #T1#
Brophy looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Gaetz's corner calls for a 1-2. Gaetz obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Brophy - that will leave a mark!
Gaetz is breathing heavily.
Brophy misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gaetz.
Gaetz with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Brophy to score with a decent uppercut.
Brophy lands a nice leg kick that just misses Gaetz's sensitive parts.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Gaetz might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Brophy has got the better of the exchanges.
Gaetz throws a right hand that misses
and Brophy counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Brophy swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Gaetz connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.#CL#
Brophy pushes Gaetz up against the cage in a clinch.#T2#
A head punch on the inside from Gaetz fails to land.
Brophy lands a body shot in the clinch.
Brophy swings wildly with an uppercut but Gaetz uses good head movement to avoid it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Brophy lands a right hand that snaps the head of Gaetz backwards.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Brophy creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Brophy goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Brophy misses with a punch to the body.
Gaetz's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Gaetz swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Brophy keeps control of Gaetz as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Brophy misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A head punch on the inside from Brophy fails to land.
Brophy lands a body punch in the clinch.
Brophy scores with a nice hook to the head.
Gaetz tries to break free but Brophy pushes him back against the cage.
Brophy swings wildly with an uppercut but Gaetz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Brophy lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Gaetz.#BC#
Brophy breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat. #KD#
Brophy sends Gaetz crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Brophy is motioning to the referee to let Gaetz up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!#ROC#
Gaetz is rocked!#T3#
Gaetz ducks into an uppercut from Brophy and that's knocked him out cold! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:12 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Red Brophy!
Red Brophy is the new heavyweight champion!
A victorious Red Brophy thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.

 

Event: PFC 63 Gaetz vs Junior*     
Date:   Sep 15, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Link Gaetz (ranked 92 p4p, 7 weight class) and JR Adams Junior (ranked 161 p4p, 15 weight class). Adams Junior has chosen Looking for the Stone 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.

194 cm
29
245 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
199 cm
24
265 lbs
9 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, JR Adams Junior!
The judges for this bout are Yasuomi Hirokawa, Kenichi Hosakawa and Ren Mimura.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Adams Junior closes the distance and clinches up with Gaetz, looking for a takedown. Adams Junior pushes Gaetz against the cage but Gaetz circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Gaetz swings for the body but Adams Junior moves out of range.
Adams Junior swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Adams Junior keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
We've been told by Gaetz's head coaches at Guerrilla MMA that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Adams Junior throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Adams Junior on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Adams Junior is defended easily by Gaetz.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.

It looks like JR Adams Junior has been cut.
Adams Junior shoots in for a takedown but Gaetz shows good takedown defense.
Gaetz is looking for a counter combo.
Link Gaetz has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of JR Adams Junior.
Gaetz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Adams Junior moves away.
Adams Junior shoots in looking for a takedown but Gaetz manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Adams Junior's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
A quick step to the side and Gaetz tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Adams Junior throws a push kick but Gaetz slaps the foot to one side.
Gaetz keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Gaetz fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Adams Junior on the side of the head.
Gaetz connects with a solid leg kick.
Link Gaetz is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Gaetz misses with a hook to the body

and Adams Junior counters with a leg kick then a big left hand that sends Gaetz down! Adams Junior is looking to finish but Gaetz is intelligently defending himself.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gaetz is looking to stand up but Adams Junior isn't so interested in that idea.

Gaetz is edging up against the cage. He's using the cage to get back to his feet. Nice work there - the fighters are clinched.
Gaetz lands a nice uppercut.
Gaetz misses with a hook to the ribs.

Adams Junior gets control of Gaetz's arms and successfully pulls guard. Adams Junior will no doubt be looking for submissions off his back.

Adams Junior is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Gaetz is aware though and is defending well.
Gaetz wants to stand but Adams Junior has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Adams Junior working a defensive guard here.

Adams Junior working for a triangle but Gaetz defends it easily.
Gaetz trying to stand up but can't free himself from Adams Junior's guard.
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.
Gaetz preventing the sweep.
Adams Junior is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.

Gaetz gets to his feet. Adams Junior looking to butt scoot but the ref puts an end to that. On your feet son!
Adams Junior throws a nice looking combination but Gaetz bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Gaetz misses with a left hand
and Adams Junior cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Adams Junior avoids the body shot from Gaetz.
Gaetz backing away here, and Adams Junior unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Gaetz ducks under a wild hook from Adams Junior.
Gaetz catches Adams Junior with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Adams Junior tries for a takedown but Gaetz sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Adams Junior misses with an attempted mid kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Adams Junior drops his hands momentarily and Gaetz takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
JR Adams Junior seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gaetz fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Adams Junior smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Gaetz throws a monster overhand right that drops Adams Junior! Gaetz follows up with more strikes from mount and the fight is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:26 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Link Gaetz!
Link Gaetz retains his heavyweight title!
Link Gaetz decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
In defeat, JR Adams Junior stepped up to the mic, saying 'No worries! Everyone knows that my opponent here has a bad habit of testing positive for PEDs and illegal recreational drugs, so I'm confident this fight will soon be ruled a "No Contest." Thanks everyone for continuing to support those of us who fight clean.'.
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Event: PFC 59 Brophy vs Gaetz II*     
Date:   Aug 25, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Red Brophy (ranked 116 p4p, 10 weight class) and Link Gaetz (ranked 211 p4p, 24 weight class). Brophy comes into the arena with JME - The Very Best blaring out of the sound system. Both these guys have solid standup skills and neither is particularly fantastic on the ground, so let's hope for a nice standup war!

195 cm
29
240 lbs
19 - 3 - 0
194 cm
29
245 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Red Brophy!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
The judges for this bout are Taro Takaoka, Yukihiro Yamamoto and Kenichi Hosakawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gaetz fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Brophy looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Gaetz ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Brophy throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Gaetz defending well as Brophy loads up on a big left hand.
Link Gaetz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Brophy shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Brophy on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Gaetz throws a body kick that misses
and Brophy counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Brophy throws a body punch but Gaetz moves out of range.
Gaetz throws a body punch but Brophy moves out of range.
Brophy swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Good standup being displayed there by Gaetz as he connects with a hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz ducks under a wild hook from Brophy.
Gaetz gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Gaetz misses with a jab, cross combination.
Brophy avoids a kick to the body.
Gaetz is looking to slow Brophy down with leg kicks.
Gaetz is looking to chop away at Brophy's legs.
A quick step to the side and Brophy tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gaetz bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gaetz throws an overhand right that lands on Brophy's shoulder, as Brophy tries to avoid the shot.
Brophy displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gaetz throws out the jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz blocks a low kick nicely.
Gaetz ducks under a wild hook from Brophy.
Gaetz thinks about the counter body kick.
Gaetz has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Brophy is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gaetz.
Gaetz looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Gaetz lands a right hook to the body.
Gaetz with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Brophy scores with a kick to the midsection.
Gaetz lands a nice shot that snaps Brophy's head back.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Brophy tries to land a front kick but Gaetz steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Brophy throws a hook to the side of Gaetz's head but Gaetz sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Gaetz looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brophy connects with an inside leg kick.
Brophy loads up on a big right hand but Gaetz slips the punch.
Gaetz misses with a low kick as Brophy jumps back.
Brophy thinks about countering with a body kick.
A good leg kick by Gaetz.
An inside leg kick lands from Gaetz.
Brophy throws a shot from downtown. Gaetz moves away and avoids it.
Nice straight punches there by Brophy. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Brophy.
Brophy loads up on a big right hand but Gaetz slips the punch.
Brophy tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gaetz was well out of range. Poor timing from Brophy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brophy throws the kick towards the body but Gaetz avoids it.
Brophy walks into a straight right hand from Gaetz.
Brophy connects with a body shot that sends Gaetz's belly button to the back.
Gaetz throws a big shot that misses.
Nice uppercut there from Gaetz.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gaetz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Brophy.
Gaetz throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Brophy's jab looks to have found its range, popping Gaetz under the eye.
A looping hook to the body misses from Brophy. Gaetz does a little dance to reset his feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gaetz throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Brophy misses the shot to the body.
Gaetz appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Gaetz keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

It looks like Red Brophy has been cut.
Brophy is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gaetz.
Jab by Gaetz.
Brophy pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gaetz appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz thows a left - swing and a miss!
Gaetz walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Gaetz misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz looks to land a left hand but Brophy moved out of range nicely.
Gaetz defending well as Brophy loads up on a big left hand.
Gaetz scores with a hook.
Brophy throws the left hand but Gaetz avoids the punch easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Brophy. Gaetz does a little dance to reset his feet.
Brophy misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gaetz.
Gaetz feints a counter leg kick.
Brophy just misses with a punch to the body.
Nice body kick from Brophy.
Nice shot lands for Brophy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brophy misses the shot to the body.
Brophy ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gaetz fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Gaetz looks for the body kick but Brophy saw that one coming.
Brophy is looking to counter punch.
Gaetz displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Brophy throws out the jab.
Gaetz slips a straight right by Brophy.
Brophy throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Brophy throws a lazy body kick
and Gaetz connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brophy misses with a body shot
and Brophy takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Gaetz misses with a left hand
and Brophy counters with a nice uppercut.
Gaetz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gaetz moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Link Gaetz seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Gaetz throws an overhand right that lands on Brophy's shoulder, as Brophy tries to avoid the shot.
A lazy left from Gaetz finds it's target.
Gaetz connects with a leg kick. Brophy looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Brophy lands a nice hook to Gaetz's body. Gaetz takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Brophy throws a lazy head kick
and Gaetz counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brophy checks a leg kick.
Brophy just misses with a punch to the body.
Decent striking displayed by Gaetz there.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Brophy rushes Gaetz and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Brophy swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Brophy softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Brophy.
Brophy misses with a short punch on the inside.
Brophy tries to work over Gaetz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A shot in the inside from Gaetz.
Gaetz prevents a body shot from Brophy.
Brophy fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Link Gaetz will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Red Brophy's cut.
That's time! Brophy's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


A chopping leg kick lands by Gaetz.
Brophy looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Brophy scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Gaetz doesn't seem bothered though.
Gaetz misses with a left hand
and Brophy counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Brophy misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gaetz.
Gaetz doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
A big left from Brophy misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brophy tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gaetz was well out of range. Poor timing from Brophy.
Gaetz lands a leg kick that knocks Brophy off balance momentarily.
Gaetz scores with a decent looking hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz sizes up Brophy with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Gaetz misses the shot to the body.
Gaetz misses with a straight left.
Gaetz misses with a low kick.
Gaetz scores with a jab to the head.
Gaetz scores with a nice strike.
Gaetz fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Gaetz connects with a single shot there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brophy misses with a looping left.
Gaetz throws out a loose jab but Brophy uses good head movement to avoid it.
Brophy walks into a jab.
Gaetz wants to slow Brophy down by chopping away at his legs.
Brophy misses with a body kick.
Gaetz swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Gaetz misses the jab.
Gaetz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gaetz tests Brophy's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz lands with a slapping head kick.
Brophy misses with a body kick.
Gaetz now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Brophy throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Gaetz counters with a nice leg kick.
Gaetz lands a jab.
A good leg kick by Brophy.
Brophy fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gaetz manages to avoid it.
Gaetz appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz lets loose with a powerful body kick. Brophy will feel that in the morning.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Brophy.
Brophy scores with a nice right hand.
Brophy scores with a decent looking hook.
Gaetz throws a half hearted mid kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Brophy tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Gaetz counters with a nice uppercut.
Brophy throws a jab when Gaetz was well out of range.
Brophy throws a lazy body kick
and Gaetz counters with a nice uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Link Gaetz really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Red Brophy's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Ouch! a nice leg kick from Gaetz, right into the meat.
Gaetz looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
A telegraphed right hand from Brophy misses the target.
Gaetz scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Brophy tries to land a body kick
and Gaetz counters with a head kick.
Gaetz takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz tries to land a leg kick but Brophy saw it coming and moves away.
Brophy misses with a straight right.
Gaetz misses with an uppercut
and Brophy counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz works Brophy's body with a nice hook.
Gaetz just misses with a punch to the body.
Brophy looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Gaetz lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Brophy tries to clinch up but Gaetz circles away and keeps his distance.
Gaetz has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Brophy misses with a body shot.
Brophy throws the kick towards the body but Gaetz avoids it.
Brophy fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Gaetz bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Brophy's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz connects with a leg kick. Brophy looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Gaetz throws a jab but it's blocked by Brophy.
Brophy looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Brophy throws an overhand right that lands on Gaetz's shoulder, as Gaetz tries to avoid the shot.
Brophy scores with a push kick.
Gaetz looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Brophy lands a nice looking body kick.
Gaetz is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Brophy throws a hook but Gaetz avoids it easily.
Brophy is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Brophy throws a body kick that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz moves out of range as Brophy strikes.
Gaetz uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Brophy.
Gaetz replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Brophy blocks it well.
Brophy cracks a nice hook into Gaetz's ribs.
Brophy ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Gaetz misses with an uppercut
and Brophy makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Brophy throws a looping overhand right but Gaetz ducks down to avoid it.
Brophy swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz looks to score with a jab to the body but Brophy is just out of range.
Gaetz swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Brophy counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Gaetz misses with a kick to the body.
The fighters circling - Gaetz throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Gaetz thumps Brophy with a low kick.
Gaetz scores with a decent looking hook.
Brophy rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Gaetz counters with a right hand to the body.
Good standup being displayed there by Brophy as he connects with a hook.
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 Red Brophy will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Red Brophy's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!



Brophy gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Brophy swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Brophy blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Brophy goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gaetz pushes Brophy back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Still in the clinch, Brophy scores with a nice short uppercut.
Brophy lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Gaetz or not.
Gaetz misses with a punch to the body.
Gaetz tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Brophy's elbow.
Brophy lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Brophy lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gaetz backwards.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brophy misses with a hook from the clinch.
A nice left hand lands by Gaetz.
Brophy scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Brophy has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Brophy misses with a punch on the inside.
Gaetz tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brophy blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gaetz misses with some punches.
Gaetz lands an uppercut.
Brophy scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Brophy misses with a punch to the body.
Brophy tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gaetz throws a punch but it's blocked by Brophy.
Brophy lands an uppercut.
Gaetz working aggressively here.

Brophy pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Gaetz misses with a hook
and Brophy counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Gaetz scores with a decent looking hook.
Gaetz connects with a body shot that sends Brophy's belly button to the back.
Good exchange - Gaetz coming out on top.
Red Brophy has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A left lands for Gaetz.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gaetz throws a body shot but no joy.
Gaetz wants to slow Brophy down by chopping away at his legs.
Gaetz chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Gaetz getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Brophy fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gaetz manages to avoid it.
Gaetz throws a leg kick
and Brophy makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brophy misses with a low kick.
Gaetz lands a nice shot that snaps Brophy's head back.
A big left from Gaetz misses.
Brophy lands a slapping body shot.
Gaetz listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Brophy misses with a right hand
and Gaetz counters with a nice low kick that buckles Brophy's knee momentarily.
Gaetz misses with a body kick.
Brophy tried to counter with a leg kick but Gaetz avoided it.
Brophy scores with a push kick.
Gaetz is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Brophy misses the target.
Brophy chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Gaetz cracks Brophy with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Gaetz connects with a good right hand that stumbles Brophy. Brophy circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Gaetz connects with a solid leg kick.
Brophy's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Brophy doesn't manage to clinch there - Gaetz circles away.
Gaetz ducks right into an uppercut from Brophy.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Link Gaetz.
I think Gaetz 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 Taro Takaoka scores the fight 46:50
Judge Yukihiro Yamamoto scores the fight 48:47
Judge Kenichi Hosakawa scores the fight 46:50

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Link Gaetz!

Link Gaetz is the new heavyweight champion!
Link Gaetz thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: PFC 55 Alzheimer vs Jackal*     
Date:   Aug 04, 2018
#R1#
Gaetz catches Dimitrov with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!#CUT2#
It looks like Daniel Dimitrov has been cut.
A lazy left from Gaetz finds it's target.
Gaetz throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Dimitrov sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gaetz chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Gaetz takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Gaetz 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.
Gaetz tries a low kick but Dimitrov avoids it.
Gaetz throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Gaetz swings widly with a right hand
enabling Dimitrov to counter with a crisp jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gaetz cracks the inside of Dimitrov's front leg.
Gaetz looks for the body kick but Dimitrov saw that one coming.
Dimitrov throwing a counter right hand but Gaetz manages to avoid it.
Dimitrov's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Gaetz connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Dimitrov scrambles back to his feet.#T1#
Gaetz steps into range and unloads a brutal right left combo! Dimitrov is out on his feet! Gaetz sets himself and nearly takes Dimitrov's head off with a straight right, sending him crashing to the mat! Wow, that was nasty... but awesome! Wooo!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:12 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Link Gaetz!
A victorious Link Gaetz thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.

 

Event: PFC 51 Head vs Manuel*     
Date:   Jul 14, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Link Gaetz (ranked 742 p4p, 80 weight class) and Tiny Ali Jaffa (ranked 1563 p4p, 145 weight class). Well, the cameraman is lingering on a pretty young lady for a bit too long there. Keep your eyes on the prize buddy or you'll miss the fighter intros!

194 cm
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245 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
192 cm
27
260 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Tiny Ali Jaffa!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Sano, Tatsuya Matsuyama and Yuuki Gou.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jaffa walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.

It looks like Tiny Ali Jaffa has been cut.
A jab from Jaffa misses.
Gaetz scoring well with a low kick there.
Gaetz moves out of range as Jaffa throws a body kick.
Gaetz has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Guerrilla MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Jaffa doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Gaetz chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jaffa can pounce on him.
An inside leg kick from Jaffa misses.
Nice body kick there by Gaetz.
Jaffa just misses with a punch to the body.
Jaffa lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Gaetz slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Jaffa lands with a right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gaetz lands a nice hook to Jaffa's body. Jaffa takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Gaetz checks a low kick from Jaffa.
Nice uppercut there from Gaetz.
Jaffa avoids the body shot from Gaetz.
Jaffa lands a body shot.
Jaffa blocks a leg kick.
A head kick misses from Jaffa.
Tiny Ali Jaffa seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jaffa looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Jaffa misses with a straight left.
A little feinted left hand from Gaetz on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Gaetz punishes Jaffa's body with a nice straight punch.
The fighters circling - Jaffa throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Jaffa blocks a head kick by Gaetz.
Jaffa ducks under a wild hook from Gaetz.
Jaffa lands a nice hook to Gaetz's body. Gaetz takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Gaetz feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Jaffas jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Jaffa wants to clinch.
Nice defenses there by Jaffa.
Gaetz misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Jaffa 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.
Gaetz takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Jaffa walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Gaetz checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Jaffa keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jaffa is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jaffa throws a hook but Gaetz blocks it.
Jab, jab by Jaffa - just one landing.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gaetz lands a nice shot to the body.
Nice body kick there by Jaffa.
Jaffa cracks a nice hook into Gaetz's ribs.
Jaffa has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Gaetz.
Gaetz scores with a jab. Jaffa acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Gaetz throws a nice inside leg kick.
Jaffa throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gaetz walks into a stiff left hand from Jaffa.
Jaffa tries to clinch up.
Gaetz swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Gaetz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A nice combination there by Jaffa.
Jaffa stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Gaetz takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jaffa throws a big shot that misses.
Jaffa waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gaetz.
Gaetz takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Gaetz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jaffa was well out of range. Poor timing from Gaetz.
Despite the aggression on Jaffa's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Gaetz stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Gaetz misses with a wild body shot.
Gaetz looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Jaffa throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gaetz sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jaffa jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A clash of legs there as Gaetz blocks the low kick.
Jaffa throws a leg kick that misses.
Gaetz steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jaffa.
Jaffa defending well as Gaetz loads up on a big left hand.
Jaffa wants to clinch up but Gaetz keeps it at a distance.
Jaffa takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Jaffa blocks a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jaffa throws a nice head kick!
Gaetz throws a half hearted mid kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gaetz avoids the body shot from Jaffa.
Gaetz misses with a looping right.
Jaffa walks into a jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Gaetz misses the target.
Gaetz throws a jab but it's blocked by Jaffa.
Jaffa throws a head kick that misses.
Gaetz scores with a decent looking hook.
Gaetz looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Gaetz swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Gaetz uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Jaffa.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jaffa looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Gaetz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jaffa.
Jaffa steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Gaetz. That one must have hurt.
Jaffa with a nice cross.
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 Link Gaetz will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Tiny Ali Jaffa's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Jaffa misses with a right hand
and Gaetz counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Gaetz just misses with a punch to the body.
Jaffa swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Jaffa buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jaffa misses with an uppercut
and Jaffa takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Gaetz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jaffa.
Gaetz throws a quick counter kick to the body but Jaffa avoids it.
Jaffa thows a left - swing and a miss!
Jaffa takes a swing at Gaetz's ribcage but misses.
Jaffa throws a jab but it's blocked by Gaetz.
Jaffa walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Gaetz connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Gaetz lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Gaetz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gaetz uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jaffa.
Jaffa attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Jaffa ducks under a wild hook from Gaetz.
Jaffa tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Gaetz paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Gaetz throwing a counter right hand but Jaffa manages to avoid it.
Gaetz missing with a left hand there. Jaffa was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jaffa ducks under a wild hook from Gaetz.
Jaffa scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Gaetz doesn't seem bothered though.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jaffa. Gaetz does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gaetz is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Gaetz throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Gaetz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jaffa.
Gaetz throws a half hearted mid kick.
Jaffa wants to counter with a clinch but Gaetz pushes him away.
Link Gaetz is winning the standup battle so far.
Jaffa throws a shot to the body.
Gaetz throws a leg kick that misses.
Jaffa cracks the inside of Gaetz's front leg.
Gaetz throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Jaffa.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jaffa checks a leg kick.
Gaetz connects with a single shot there.
Gaetz avoids a kick to the body.
Good work by Gaetz as he checks the leg kick.
Jaffa scores with the left hand. Gaetz knows he should have avoided that one.
Jaffa throws a series of punches but Gaetz avoids them all with ease.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jaffa is looking to chop away at Gaetz's legs.
Jaffa misses the jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Jaffa misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gaetz.
Gaetz misses with a hook. Jaffa ducked under it nicely.
Jaffa takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A combination from Jaffa does no damage.
Jaffa throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Gaetz counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Donk. Gaetz catches Jaffa right on the button with a cross.
Gaetz lunges at Jaffa with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Jaffa's hand.
Jaffa misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Jaffa tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gaetz was well out of range. Poor timing from Jaffa.
Jaffa throws a sloppy head kick and Gaetz moves out of range easily.
Gaetz connects with a body shot.
Jaffa is breathing heavily.
Jaffa lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Gaetz scores with a sloppy right hand. Jaffa should have avoided that one.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jaffa throws a body punch but Gaetz moves out of range.
Jaffa throws a sloppy body shot
and Gaetz counters with a straight right hand.
Gaetz scores with a push kick.
Jaffa keeps Gaetz at a distance using the push kick.
Gaetz scores with a decent looking hook.
Gaetz checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Gaetz lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Gaetz lands with a nice body punch.
Jaffa takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Gaetz lands with a straight right. Jaffa didn't see that one coming.
Gaetz is looking to slow Jaffa down with leg kicks.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gaetz steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jaffa.

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

Jaffa is rocked!

That has opened up Tiny Ali Jaffa's cut even more.
Nice body punch from Gaetz.
Jaffa is still on wobbly legs! Can Gaetz finish him?
Gaetz throws a monster overhand right that drops Jaffa! Gaetz follows up with more strikes from mount and the fight is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Link Gaetz!
During a confident post fight interview, Link Gaetz thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: PFC 48 Brophy vs Gaetz     
Date:   Jun 23, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Red Brophy (ranked 315 p4p, 29 weight class) and Link Gaetz (ranked 509 p4p, 50 weight class). Brophy comes to the cage accompanied by JME - The Very Best. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

195 cm
28
240 lbs
17 - 3 - 0
194 cm
28
245 lbs
6 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Red Brophy!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
The judges for this bout are Yuuki Gou, Sosuke Kotani and Shigeki Fujiwara.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brophy takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Gaetz throws a leg kick that misses.
Brophy swings for the body but Gaetz moves out of range.
Link Gaetz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Brophy waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gaetz.
Gaetz looks to clinch
and Brophy counters with a nice uppercut.
Gaetz blocks a jab.
A left lands for Brophy.
Gaetz throws a leg kick
and Gaetz takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Gaetz takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Gaetz 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.
Brophy tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Gaetz throws a lazy uppercut
and Brophy counters with a nice kick to the body.
Brophy throws a body shot but no joy.
Gaetz looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Gaetz looks to land a left hand but Brophy moved out of range nicely.
Gaetz throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A bone on bone clash there as Brophy blocks the leg kick.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Brophy 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 Gaetz has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Gaetz and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Brophy throws a hook but Gaetz blocks it.
Gaetz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gaetz moves out of range as Brophy throws a body kick.
Gaetz takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Brophy explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Brophy uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gaetz.
Gaetz connects with a solid leg kick.
Gaetz throws a lazy body kick
and Brophy counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Gaetz tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Brophy paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Brophy sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz avoids a kick to the body.
Brophy is looking to chop away at Gaetz's legs.
Gaetz moves out of range of the body kick.
Gaetz takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Gaetz fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Brophy, pushing him back against the cage.
Gaetz pushes Brophy back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gaetz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Brophy breaks from the clinch.
Brophy throws a shot from downtown. Gaetz moves away and avoids it.
Brophy dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Brophy scores with a spinning back kick!
Gaetz throws a right hand that misses
and Brophy counters with a straight right hand.
Gaetz tries a head kick but it misses.
Jab by Gaetz.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Brophy. Brophy obviously looking to wear him down.
Brophy swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Brophy throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Brophy misses with a straight right.
Gaetz thuds a left hand into Brophy's body.
Brophy definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Gaetz throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Gaetz throws a shot from downtown. Brophy moves away and avoids it.
Gaetz ducks under a wild hook from Brophy.
Gaetz throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Brophy sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Brophy takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Gaetz throws a hook to the side of Brophy's head but Brophy sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Brophy throws the left hand but Gaetz avoids the punch easily.
Brophy backing away here, and Gaetz unleashes a leg kick that just misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brophy tries to move into range but Gaetz moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Gaetz keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

It looks like Red Brophy has been cut.
Brophy works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Brophy pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Brophy connects with a body shot.
Brophy takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Brophy is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Brophy takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
A solid leg kick lands there for Gaetz.
Gaetz lands a jab to the nose.
Brophy scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Gaetz misses with a low kick.
Brophy bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gaetz lands a slapping body shot.
Gaetz misses with a leg kick.
Gaetz scores with a nice right hand.
Brophy has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Brophy connects with a body shot.
Brophy misses with a wild body shot.
Brophy walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Gaetz throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Brophy.
Nice uppercut lands for Brophy. That snapped Gaetz's head back.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brophy displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gaetz throws out the jab.
Brophy looks to score with a jab to the body but Gaetz is just out of range.
Brophy swings and misses with a hook to the body.
An inside leg kick from Gaetz misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz misses with a wild combination.
Gaetz throws a quick inside leg kick.
Gaetz catches Brophy with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
The fighters circling - Gaetz throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Brophy uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gaetz.
Gaetz misses with a looping left.
Red Brophy is winning the standup battle so far.
Gaetz misses with a low kick.
Brophy looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Gaetz tries to land a body kick
and Brophy counters with a right hand to the body.
Brophy ducks under a wild hook from Gaetz.
Brophy swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Brophy looks to land a left hand but Gaetz moved out of range nicely.
Gaetz let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Gaetz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Brophy.
Gaetz flicks out a counter leg kick but Brophy steps away.
Brophy uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gaetz.
Brophy is looking to counter with a body kick.
Gaetz misses with a kick to the body.
Gaetz scores with a kick to the midsection.
Gaetz fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Brophy looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Gaetz swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Gaetz takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Brophy ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gaetz digs a good body shot into Brophy's ribs.
A slapping leg kick lands for Brophy.
Gaetz lands with a shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz misses with an attempted mid kick.
Gaetz scores with a jab to the head.
Gaetz swinging wildly here.
Brophy fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gaetz manages to avoid it.
Gaetz misses with a body shot
and Brophy counters with a straight right hand.
Gaetz throws a combination that misses
and Brophy cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Brophy lands a jab to the head.
Gaetz connects with a right hand. Brophy shakes it off.
Brophy moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Gaetz pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Brophy.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Gaetz.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Nice body punch from Brophy.
Gaetz throws a leg kick that is checked
and Brophy connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Nice shot by Brophy.

Gaetz is rocked!
Gaetz takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Gaetz is breathing heavily.
Brophy is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gaetz.

Brophy pushes Gaetz up against the cage in a clinch.
Brophy lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Brophy lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gaetz backwards.
Gaetz is still on wobbly legs! Can Brophy finish him?
A head punch on the inside from Gaetz fails to land.
Brophy creates some distance for himself and unleashes a massive uppercut that sends Gaetz's eyes rolling into the back of his head! Gaetz drops to his knees and Brophy pours it on with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Red Brophy!
Red Brophy thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: PFC 42 McGuire vs Mayhem     
Date:   May 26, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Link Gaetz (ranked 1019 p4p, 110 weight class) and Sendou Kitano (ranked 544 p4p, 58 weight class). The crowd seem to be enjoying Kitano's choice of entrance music: Taeko Ohnuki - 4:00 AM. I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

194 cm
28
245 lbs
5 - 0 - 0
196 cm
28
230 lbs
19 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Sin City Allstars

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Sendou Kitano!
The judges for this bout are Hirohito Nitta, Tatsuya Matsuyama and Shirou Masuda.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kitano throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kitano.
Gaetz throws a leg kick

and Kitano counters by moving into the clinch.
Gaetz prevents a body shot from Kitano.
Kitano lands a body punch in the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Gaetz.
Kitano tries a body shot but Gaetz blocks it.
Kitano blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kitano working aggressively here.
I was talking to Gaetz's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Gaetz lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Kitano backwards.
Gaetz tries to work over Kitano's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gaetz has a couple of punches blocked by Kitano.
Gaetz lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Kitano backwards.
Kitano with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Kitano fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from Gaetz.
Kitano with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gaetz swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kitano blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gaetz struggles to land a body shot inside as Kitano controls his hands.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

It looks like Sendou Kitano has been cut.
Gaetz blocking some punches.
Gaetz lands a shoulder strike.
Gaetz working some nice short punches in the clinch.

Kitano is rocked!
Gaetz tries to throw a body punch but Kitano avoids it by throwing Gaetz back against the cage.
Kitano lands an uppercut.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Kitano creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Kitano throws a punch but it's blocked by Gaetz.
Kitano tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A shot in the inside from Kitano.
Gaetz struggles to land a body shot inside as Kitano controls his hands.
Gaetz lands a body shot.
Kitano tries to land a knee to the head but Gaetz blocks with his arms.
Gaetz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kitano lands a right hand that snaps the head of Gaetz backwards.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A knee to the head by Kitano.
Gaetz misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gaetz.
Kitano blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kitano misses with the head strike.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kitano blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kitano struggles to land a body shot inside as Gaetz controls his hands.
Gaetz misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gaetz can't find room to land a body shot as Kitano controls the action.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gaetz.
Kitano fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Kitano misses with a hook from the clinch.
Kitano swings wildly with an uppercut but Gaetz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kitano goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gaetz has a couple of punches blocked by Kitano.
Gaetz lands a left hand.
Kitano throws a punch but it's blocked by Gaetz.
Kitano is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Gaetz is defending well for now.
Gaetz on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Gaetz prevents a body shot from Kitano.
Kitano blocks a body shot from Gaetz.
Gaetz presses Kitano against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Kitano swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kitano tries to land knees in the clinch but Gaetz avoids the damage to the body.
Kitano is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Gaetz is defending well for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz throws a punch but it's blocked by Kitano.
Kitano lands with a short head shot on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kitano.
Gaetz tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kitano's elbow.
Kitano misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gaetz misses with a punch on the inside.
Gaetz softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Gaetz swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kitano tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gaetz tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kitano throws a head punch that misses.
Gaetz misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gaetz misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gaetz digs a right hand into Kitano's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Kitano's gas tank.
Gaetz tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gaetz lands a right hand that snaps the head of Kitano backwards.
Kitano blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kitano blocks a body shot from Gaetz.
A head punch on the inside from Kitano fails to land.
Gaetz lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kitano can't find room to land a body shot as Gaetz controls the action.
Kitano misses with the head strike.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kitano misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kitano blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gaetz blocking some punches.
Kitano throws a head punch that misses.
Kitano blocking some punches.
A short uppercut from Kitano.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
A right handed body shot lands from Gaetz.
Kitano can't find room to land a body shot as Gaetz controls the action.
Gaetz takes a shot to the head.
Kitano misses with a punch to the body.
A hook to the body from Kitano.
Kitano is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Gaetz is defending well for now.
Kitano lands an uppercut.
Kitano has a couple of punches blocked by Gaetz.
Kitano tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Gaetz avoids it.
Kitano misses with some punches.
Kitano makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Gaetz lands with a short shot to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Sendou Kitano will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Sendou Kitano's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Kitano throws a lazy head kick
and Gaetz makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Gaetz fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Kitano is out of range.
Gaetz cracks Kitano with a right hand to the side of the head.

Gaetz lands a big uppercut and Kitano crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Kitano looks OK. Gaetz waves Kitano back to his feet!
Kitano is still on wobbly legs! Can Gaetz finish him?
Kitano chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Gaetz drops Kitano with a naaaaasty hook - Kitano is in real trouble here! Gaetz dives in to side control and pounds out his opponent for a TKO victory! The crowd goes nuts!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:31 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Link Gaetz!
A relieved looking Link Gaetz thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
Sendou Kitano spoke after the fight, saying 'We are Heavyweights, we can not win them all. Congratulations to my opponent'.
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Event: PFC 38 House vs Li     
Date:   May 05, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hugh Rection (ranked 1500 p4p, 163 weight class) and Link Gaetz (ranked 1587 p4p, 171 weight class). Rection's entrance music is The Clash - Bankrobber. A fine choice. Link Gaetz acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

197 cm
28
270 lbs
10 - 1 - 0
194 cm
27
245 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

IniTech Nutrition

Sin City Allstars



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Hugh Rection!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Fujiwara, Shirou Masuda and Yuuki Gou.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rection tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Jab by Rection.
Nice body kick from Gaetz.
Gaetz takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Gaetz rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Rection cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Rection looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Gaetz scores with a hook to the body. Rection takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Link Gaetz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gaetz moves away from the strike by Rection.
Gaetz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gaetz lands with a straight right. Rection didn't see that one coming.
Rection throws a body shot but no joy.
A jab lands there for Rection.
Rection looks to throw the jab but Gaetz is out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gaetz throws a leg kick

and Rection counters by clinching up.
Gaetz lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Rection.
Gaetz tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Rection misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Gaetz.
A right hand to the body from Gaetz.
Rection is breathing heavily.
Rection tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Nice body punch from Gaetz - that landed with a thud.
Gaetz working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Gaetz pushes Rection back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Gaetz scores with a hook to the body.
Gaetz lands a nice uppercut.
Gaetz lands a body punch in the clinch.
Gaetz misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gaetz working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Gaetz lands with a right to the head.
Gaetz has Rection pressed against the cage, preventing Rection from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Gaetz lands with a light punch inside.
Gaetz lands a nice shot to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A short right from Gaetz on the inside.
Gaetz working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Gaetz lands an uppercut.
Gaetz lands a left hand that snaps the head of Rection backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Gaetz on the inside.
Gaetz lands with a left to the head.

Rection is rocked!
Rection swings wildly with an uppercut but Gaetz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gaetz is leaning against Rection and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Gaetz pushes Rection back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Good body shot from Gaetz.
Rection is trying to maintain a safe position but Gaetz gets an underhook and turns Rection into the cage.
Gaetz lands with a short shot to the head.
A body shot lands from Gaetz.
Gaetz digs a right hand into Rection's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Rection's gas tank.
Gaetz working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Gaetz has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Rection seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Gaetz can turn it around.
Rection swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gaetz cracks Rection with a nice body shot.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Gaetz.
Gaetz working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Gaetz working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Oh Rection is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Gaetz lands a left hand that snaps the head of Rection backwards.
Rection is trying to break the clinch but Gaetz is controlling him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz pushes Rection back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gaetz works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Gaetz pushes Rection against the cage. Gaetz is working some dirty boxing. Gaetz pushes off with a quick right hook! Rection goes down! Rection tries to stand but stumbles back to his kness! Gaetz moves in to finish and the ref steps in to prevent any more damage!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:15 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Link Gaetz!
After winning the bout, Link Gaetz thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: PFC 32 Stone vs House     
Date:   Apr 13, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ricky Bobby Jr (ranked 2370 p4p, 262 weight class) and Link Gaetz (ranked 2323 p4p, 258 weight class). The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

195 cm
25
263 lbs
7 - 4 - 1
194 cm
27
245 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ricky Bobby Jr!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
The judges for this bout are Franklyn Lucas, Alyssa Summers and Lou da Vinci.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gaetz scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Gaetz takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Bobby Jr moves out of range as Gaetz strikes.
Gaetz thows a body kick. Bobby Jr tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Bobby Jr throws a right hand that Gaetz ducks under and follows up with a left that Gaetz also avoids with ease.
Bobby Jr has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym in the buildup to the fight.
Bobby Jr on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
The fight stays on the outside here - Bobby Jr looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Gaetz throws a head kick but Bobby Jr moves out of range.
Bobby Jr rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Gaetz moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Gaetz bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Nice uppercut there from Gaetz.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gaetz misses with an uppercut. Bobby Jr saw that one coming.
Bobby Jr smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
A jab from Bobby Jr misses.
Bobby Jr wants to clinch up but Gaetz keeps it at a distance.
Bobby Jr fails in his attempt to clinch.
Good exchange - Gaetz coming out on top.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bobby Jr darts in trying to clinch
and Gaetz counters with a nice uppercut.
No joy there for Gaetz, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
A nice leg kick lands there from Gaetz.
Gaetz connects with a crisp jab.
Bobby Jr moves in looking to clinch but Gaetz pushes him off.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Gaetz! But no joy.
Bobby Jr throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gaetz throws out a counter right but Bobby Jr avoids it with no problem.

Bobby Jr moves into the clinch.
Bobby Jr lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Gaetz.
Gaetz swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Bobby Jr throws a head punch that misses.
Gaetz tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gaetz tries to work over Bobby Jr's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gaetz has a couple of punches blocked by Bobby Jr.
Gaetz is trying to force a seperation but Bobby Jr has the dominant position.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Bobby Jr.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bobby Jr misses with a punch to the body.
Gaetz tries to throw a body punch but Bobby Jr avoids it by throwing Gaetz back against the cage.
Gaetz lands with a left to the head.
Gaetz misses with a hook to the ribs.
Bobby Jr lands with a short shot to the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Gaetz breaks from the clinch.
Gaetz attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Bobby Jr throws a hook but Gaetz avoids it easily.
Gaetz 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.
Gaetz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Bobby Jr forces Gaetz back against the cage and clinches.
Gaetz throws a punch but it's blocked by Bobby Jr.

Bobby Jr escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Bobby Jr keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gaetz looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.

Bobby Jr moves into the clinch.
Bobby Jr swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gaetz blocks a body shot from Bobby Jr.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Gaetz blocks an uppercut.
Bobby Jr goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Bobby Jr scores with a shoulder strike.
Bobby Jr misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Bobby Jr working aggressively here.
Bobby Jr softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Good body shot from Bobby Jr.
Bobby Jr working aggressively here.
Bobby Jr misses with a punch on the inside.
Bobby Jr lands a nice uppercut.
Gaetz fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gaetz lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Bobby Jr fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Bobby Jr lands with a left to the head.
Bobby Jr is trying to drag Gaetz to the mat but Gaetz just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Bobby Jr lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Gaetz.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gaetz swings wildly with an uppercut but Bobby Jr uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short right from Gaetz.
Gaetz prevents a body shot from Bobby Jr.

Gaetz breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Bobby Jr displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gaetz throws out the jab.
Some wild striking there from Bobby Jr.
Bobby Jr bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Gaetz's head backwards.
Bobby Jr uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gaetz.
Gaetz scores with a jab. Bobby Jr acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Bobby Jr tries to clinch but Gaetz moves out of range.
And Gaetz responds with a good body kick, but Bobby Jr manages to step out the way in time.
Bobby Jr tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Gaetz paws at him with a jab and circles away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Link Gaetz will probably get the nod.
That's time! Bobby Jr's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Bobby Jr on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Gaetz scores with a jab to the body.
Bobby Jr tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Gaetz manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Bobby Jr takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Gaetz thows a left - swing and a miss!
Gaetz looks to land a body kick but Bobby Jr moved away.
Ricky Bobby Jr seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Bobby Jr tries to clinch up
and Gaetz counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Bobby Jr is looking to clinch but Gaetz is avoiding it.
Gaetz darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bobby Jr wants to clinch but Gaetz slips to the side
and Gaetz counters with a nice uppercut.
Bobby Jr wants to clinch up but Gaetz keeps it at a distance.

Bobby Jr rushes Gaetz and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gaetz.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Bobby Jr blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Bobby Jr blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gaetz lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Bobby Jr tries a body shot but Gaetz blocks it.
Gaetz blocks a body shot from Bobby Jr.
Bobby Jr blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gaetz tries a body shot but Bobby Jr blocks it.
Gaetz doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Bobby Jr tries to work over Gaetz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Bobby Jr swings wildly with an uppercut but Gaetz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gaetz misses with a punch on the inside.
Gaetz misses with a punch on the inside.

Bobby Jr breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
A nice inside leg kick there by Gaetz. That's going to slow Bobby Jr down.
Bobby Jr is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Gaetz looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Gaetz swats away the attempt to clinch by Bobby Jr.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bobby Jr staying out of range there.
Gaetz works the jab nicely.
Bobby Jr throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Gaetz has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Gaetz connects with a body shot.
Bobby Jr tries to close the distance and clinch but Gaetz swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Gaetz swats away the attempt to clinch by Bobby Jr.
Gaetz throws a nice inside leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gaetz throws out a loose jab but Bobby Jr uses good head movement to avoid it.
Bobby Jr lands with a hook. Gaetz tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Gaetz connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Bobby Jr momentarily.
Gaetz lands with a kick to the ribs.
Gaetz slips a straight right by Bobby Jr.
Jab, jab by Bobby Jr - just one landing.
Bobby Jr doesn't manage to clinch there - Gaetz circles away.
Link Gaetz seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz throws a quick inside leg kick.
Gaetz cracks Bobby Jr with an open hand slap.
Gaetz misses with a wild body shot.
Bobby Jr is looking to counter the offense by Gaetz and move into the clinch.
Gaetz throws the kick towards the body but Bobby Jr avoids it.
Bobby Jr fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Gaetz cracks the inside of Bobby Jr's front leg.
The crowd cheers as Bobby Jr lands an impressive looking overhand right. Gaetz doesn't seem phased though.
Gaetz misses with a straight left.
Bobby Jr thuds a left hand into Gaetz's body.
Bobby Jr slips under a jab from Gaetz.
Gaetz swats away the attempt to clinch by Bobby Jr.
Gaetz fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Gaetz misses with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz swats away the attempt to clinch by Bobby Jr.
Bobby Jr tries to clinch there but Gaetz circles away.
Gaetz digs a good hook to Bobby Jr's body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gaetz connects with a nice looking jab.
Gaetz lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Bobby Jr avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Gaetz avoids the body shot from Bobby Jr.
Gaetz steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Bobby Jr loads up on a big right hand but Gaetz slips the punch.
Bobby Jr tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gaetz was well out of range. Poor timing from Bobby Jr.
A shot to the liver by Bobby Jr. Beautiful body shot.
Gaetz is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Bobby Jr checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Bobby Jr tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Gaetz manages to circle out of the way.
Bobby Jr tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Gaetz paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Gaetz thows a left - swing and a miss!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Link Gaetz 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!


Gaetz fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Bobby Jr.
Bobby Jr tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Gaetz paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Bobby Jr closes the distance but Gaetz moves to the side
and Gaetz counters with a nice uppercut.
Nice uppercut there from Gaetz.
Bobby Jr pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gaetz feints a counter leg kick.
Gaetz throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Gaetz throws a solid leg kick but Bobby Jr takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Gaetz.
Bobby Jr takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Gaetz lands with a straight right. Bobby Jr didn't see that one coming.
Gaetz throws a low kick but it's checked well by Bobby Jr.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bobby Jr gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Gaetz goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Bobby Jr throws a lazy right hand but Gaetz sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Bobby Jr ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gaetz moves away.
Bobby Jr is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bobby Jr lands a slapping body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bobby Jr. Gaetz does a little dance to reset his feet.
Bobby Jr misses with a hook
and Gaetz counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Bobby Jr wants to clinch up but Gaetz keeps it at a distance.
Bobby Jr wants to clinch.
Bobby Jr looks to land a left hand but Gaetz moved out of range nicely.
Gaetz appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Gaetz misses with a kick to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Gaetz misses the target.
Gaetz paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Gaetz scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Bobby Jr doesn't seem bothered though.
Gaetz bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Ricky Bobby Jr has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bobby Jr dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gaetz looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Bobby Jr keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gaetz.
Bobby Jr is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Gaetz.
Bobby Jr steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gaetz.
Bobby Jr keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gaetz.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gaetz avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Gaetz circles away from the clinch attempt.
Gaetz takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Bobby Jr fails in his attempt to clinch.
Gaetz takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Bobby Jr misses with a body shot.
Bobby Jr tries to close the distance and clinch up but Gaetz swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Bobby Jr throws a sloppy body shot
and Gaetz counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Gaetz connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Bobby Jr fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Bobby Jr clinches.
Gaetz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Bobby Jr tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gaetz's elbow.
A shot in the inside from Gaetz.
Nice body punch from Gaetz.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Bobby Jr doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gaetz working aggressively here.
Bobby Jr struggles to land a body shot inside as Gaetz controls his hands.
Gaetz lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Bobby Jr.

Gaetz breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Bobby Jr throws out a loose jab but Gaetz uses good head movement to avoid it.
Bobby Jr takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Gaetz with a jab.
Gaetz digs a good hook to Bobby Jr's body.
Gaetz lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.

Bobby Jr is rocked!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gaetz fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Bobby Jr.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gaetz cracks Bobby Jr with a big right hand that sees him stumbling back against the cage! Bobby Jr falls to his knees and Gaetz doesn't need a second invitatation - he rushes in and fires off several unanswered shots that force the referee to stop the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:08 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Link Gaetz!
During a confident post fight interview, Link Gaetz thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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RATING
82%

 

Event: PFC 22 Tepes vs Stone     
Date:   Mar 03, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Joseph Parker (ranked 2549 p4p, 270 weight class) and Link Gaetz (ranked 4158 p4p, 399 weight class). Parker kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Roots Manuva - Again and Again. Both these guys have solid standup skills and neither is particularly fantastic on the ground, so let's hope for a nice standup war!

193 cm
31
231 lbs
14 - 7 - 0
194 cm
27
245 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

RAGS of a RONIN

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Joseph Parker!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Link Gaetz!
The judges for this bout are Hirohito Nitta, Kenichi Hosakawa and Yukihiro Shimada.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gaetz tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Parker is able to avoid easily.
Good work by Parker as he checks the leg kick.
Parker throwing a counter right hand but Gaetz manages to avoid it.
Gaetz throws a lazy body kick
and Parker counters with a stiff right hand.
Gaetz lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gaetz. Parker does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gaetz throws a right hand that misses
and Parker counters with a nice uppercut.
Gaetz connects with a leg kick. Parker looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Parker has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Gaetz.
That kick from Gaetz tenderised Parker's leg. Parker is trying to keep his angry face on.
Gaetz throws a good cross that connects.
Gaetz thows a left - swing and a miss!
An attempted straight right counter from Parker misses the target.
Link Gaetz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Parker with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Gaetz to score with a decent uppercut.
Gaetz throws an overhand right that lands on Parker's shoulder, as Parker tries to avoid the shot.
Parker throwing a counter right hand but Gaetz manages to avoid it.
A slow jab from Gaetz misses its intended target.
A little feinted left hand from Parker on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Gaetz tries to land a front kick but Parker steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
A little feinted left hand from Parker on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Gaetz misses with an uppercut
and Gaetz takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Parker looks up at the clock. Bad move! Gaetz lands a right hand from hell, dropping Parker. Gaetz pounces and finishes the fight with a flurry of punches and elbows.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:41 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Link Gaetz!
Link Gaetz thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
48%

 

Event: PFC 16 Mfer vs Tepes     
Date:   Feb 09, 2018
#R1#
Ganador ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Luis Ganador seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ganador tries to bum rush Gaetz with a series of wild strikes but Gaetz uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Gaetz fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Gaetz lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Gaetz is looking to slow Ganador down with leg kicks.
A slapping body kick lands there for Ganador.
Ganador moves to clinch but Gaetz breaks away
and Gaetz counters with a right hand to the body.
Ganador moves to clinch but Gaetz breaks away
and Gaetz makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Ganador swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Gaetz 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!
Ganador throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Gaetz counters with a nice low kick that buckles Ganador's knee momentarily.
Gaetz scoring well with a low kick there.
Ganador with a lazy takedown attempt #KD2#
and Gaetz counters with a crisp right hand that drops Ganador! Gaetz lets Ganador back up to his feet, looking for a finish!#ROC2#
Ganador is rocked!
Ganador is breathing heavily.
Gaetz stuns Ganador with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Gaetz lands a leg kick that knocks Ganador off balance momentarily.
Ganador has been working on his balance at Caveman Training: London ($50 - S&C), so perhaps that has help him stuff some of the takedown attempts by Gaetz.#KD2#
Gaetz drops Ganador with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but Ganador looks back up at him and smiles so Gaetz waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed.
Oh Ganador is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Gaetz lands with a kick to the ribs. #T1#
Ganador circles to his right, straight into a beautiful hook by Gaetz. Ganador falls face first into the canvas - great knockout victory for Gaetz!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:07 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Link Gaetz!
Link Gaetz seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Mar 11, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jefferasjeri Lopasderfca and Project Alpha. Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

200 cm
18
250 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
194 cm
18
245 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid boxing
Big right hand
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jefferasjeri Lopasderfca!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Project Alpha!
The judges for this bout are George Francis, Robert Twigg and Alan Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lopasderfca tries to close the distance and clinch up but Alpha swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Alpha slips a straight right by Lopasderfca.
Lopasderfca tries to clinch there but Alpha circles away.
Alpha throws a quick inside leg kick.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Lopasderfca is defended easily by Alpha.
Lopasderfca throws a series of punches but Alpha avoids them all with ease.
Alpha feints a counter leg kick.
Alpha misses with a kick to the body.
Alpha blocks a low kick nicely.
Lopasderfca wants to clinch up but Alpha keeps it at a distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lopasderfca swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Alpha throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Lopasderfca is breathing heavily.
Alpha throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Alpha moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Alpha throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Alpha lands with a nice body kick.
Lopasderfca chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Alpha can pounce on him.
Alpha moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Nice body kick there by Alpha.
Alpha throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Alpha fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Alpha bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Lopasderfca 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.
Alpha throws a nice inside leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Alpha. That's going to slow Lopasderfca down.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A solid leg kick lands there for Alpha.
A leg kick checked by Alpha.
Lopasderfca's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Lopasderfca steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Alpha. That one must have hurt.
Lopasderfca takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

It looks like Jefferasjeri Lopasderfca has been cut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Alpha sends Lopasderfca crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Alpha is motioning to the referee to let Lopasderfca up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!
Alpha connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Alpha blocks a head kick by Lopasderfca.
Alpha scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Alpha fakes the leg kick and cracks Lopasderfca in the body.
Alpha scores with a nice body kick.
Jefferasjeri Lopasderfca seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Lopasderfca takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Project Alpha is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Lopasderfca changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Alpha tries to avoid it but Lopasderfca manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Alpha to the ground. Alpha escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Alpha lands a front kick.
Alpha connects with a leg kick. Lopasderfca looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Lopasderfca looks to land a body kick but Alpha moved away.
Alpha chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Lopasderfca throws a shot from downtown. Alpha moves away and avoids it.
Alpha only half commits to the counter leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lopasderfca takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Lopasderfca stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Alpha.
Alpha fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Lopasderfca looks to be in better condition than last time we saw him fight. Obviously he's been working hard on his cardio.
Lopasderfca has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Alpha.
Lopasderfca gets caught by a brutal right hook which buckles his knees! Lopasderfca tries to backpedal with his spaghettilegs but Alpha is headhunting and goes for the kill. A jab and a right hook connect and Lopasderfca buckles badly as his eyes roll back. The referee steps in and saves Lopasderfca!! Lopasderfca is complaining but he was clearly out on his feet. Alpha throws his mouthpiece into the crowd. Mmmm spit-tastic.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:25 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Project Alpha!
S C
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G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
67%

 

 
 
 
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