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Event: King of the Mountain Rd1 Part1     
Date:   Jan 08, 2020

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 105 p4p, 16 weight class) and Enzo Salvatore (ranked 536 p4p, 72 weight class). Salvatore has chosen Reich mir die Hand as his entrance music. Enzo Salvatore acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

178 cm
34
159 lbs
25 - 13 - 0
172 cm
29
160 lbs
16 - 8 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Enzo Salvatore!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Chris Edwards and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ozolinsh digs a good body shot into Salvatore's ribs.

Ozolinsh has closed the distance and engaged Salvatore in a clinch.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with an uppercut but Salvatore uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvatore is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Ozolinsh pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Ozolinsh works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the ribs.
Salvatore tries for a takedown but Ozolinsh manages to get underhooks.
Salvatore tries to score a body lock takedown but Ozolinsh shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Teodors Ozolinsh has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Enzo Salvatore.
Nice body punch from Ozolinsh.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head punch on the inside from Ozolinsh fails to land.
Ozolinsh tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Salvatore's elbow.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ozolinsh misses with some punches.
Ozolinsh misses with some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook from the clinch.
Salvatore wants to take the fight to the mat but Ozolinsh manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Salvatore blocks a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Salvatore looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Ozolinsh lands a left hand that snaps the head of Salvatore backwards.
Ozolinsh tries to throw a body punch but Salvatore avoids it by throwing Ozolinsh back against the cage.
Salvatore has Ozolinsh pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Ozolinsh manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.

Salvatore works for the underhooks and manages to get a trip takedown into guard.
Salvatore trying to control but Ozolinsh is working from the bottom.
Ozolinsh looking for a sweep. Not yet Ozolinsh, not yet.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Salvatore looking to sit in guard and control but Ozolinsh gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.


That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Salvatore wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Salvatore is continuing to stall.
Ozolinsh is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
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.

Salvatore is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Ozolinsh defends well.
Ozolinsh won't allow Salvatore to sweep him here.
Ozolinsh content to stall in guard here.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.

Salvatore throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

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

Salvatore has an active guard here but Ozolinsh has managed to pass into half guard.
Ozolinsh trying to control the pace.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Ozolinsh throwing shots but Salvatore is blocking nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ozolinsh throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Salvatore throws a shot from downtown. Ozolinsh moves away and avoids it.
Ozolinsh lands with a shot to the body.
Salvatore doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Salvatore keeps the fight on the outside.
Salvatore doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Ozolinsh counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Ozolinsh connects with a looping right hand.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Salvatore's ribcage but misses.
Ozolinsh looks to throw the jab but Salvatore is out of range.
Ozolinsh misses with a body kick.
Ozolinsh is looking to wear down Salvatore with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Ozolinsh takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A slapping leg kick lands for Ozolinsh.
A big right from Salvatore misses.
Salvatore has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh lets loose with a powerful body kick. Salvatore will feel that in the morning.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ozolinsh throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Salvatore's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Decent striking displayed by Ozolinsh there.
Ozolinsh looks to land a body kick but Salvatore moved away.

Salvatore closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Ozolinsh did well to prevent Salvatore getting side control.
Ozolinsh is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Salvatore can do to turn this around?
Salvatore trying to control from half guard but Ozolinsh is working away.
Ozolinsh controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.
Ozolinsh wants to improve his position but Salvatore is controlling well.

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

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Salvatore seems to be working for a kimura but Ozolinsh defends the submission attempt.
Salvatore is trying to control the action in half guard but Ozolinsh is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Ozolinsh tries to roll over but Salvatore keeps him under control.
Salvatore controlling the pace.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Salvatore seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
A big right from Salvatore misses.
Ozolinsh lands the left hand.
Salvatore shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Ozolinsh sprawls well. Ozolinsh wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Salvatore gets slowly back to his feet.
Salvatore scores with a nice strike.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh lands a nice looking body shot.
Salvatore throws the left hand but Ozolinsh avoids the punch easily.
Ozolinsh shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Ozolinsh is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Salvatore takes a swing at Ozolinsh's ribcage but misses.
Salvatore loads up on a big right hand but Ozolinsh slips the punch.
Ozolinsh defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Salvatore.
Teodors Ozolinsh has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Enzo Salvatore.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A jab from Salvatore misses.
Ozolinsh feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Salvatore's calf.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
The fighters circling - Salvatore throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ozolinsh lands a jab to Salvatore's midsection.
Ozolinsh misses with a body kick.
Ozolinsh scores with a jab to the jaw.
Salvatore takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Ozolinsh throws a big shot that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ozolinsh tries to clinch there but Salvatore circles away.
Salvatore tries to score a power double leg takedown but Ozolinsh sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Salvatore somewhat.
Ozolinsh leaves Salvatore with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Salvatore takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Horrible takedown attempt by Salvatore or perhaps it was just good defense by Ozolinsh, which made it look bad.
Teodors Ozolinsh has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Enzo Salvatore.
Ozolinsh swings for the body but Salvatore moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big left from Salvatore misses.
Salvatore tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Good shot there by Ozolinsh.
Salvatore has a takedown stuffed.
Salvatore throws an overhand right that lands on Ozolinsh's shoulder, as Ozolinsh tries to avoid the shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Salvatore looks to score with a jab to the body but Ozolinsh is just out of range.
Ozolinsh jabs at Salvatore's body.
Salvatore walks into a jab.
Ozolinsh lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Ozolinsh misses with a low kick.
Salvatore takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Ozolinsh's jab looks to have found its range, popping Salvatore under the eye.
Salvatore avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Salvatore tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Salvatore drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch there but Salvatore circles away.
Salvatore needs to keep his hands up - Ozolinsh had a free shot at his head there.

Salvatore drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ozolinsh is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh wants to sweep here but Salvatore controlling him for the moment.
Salvatore wants to control from the top but Ozolinsh keeps moving.
Ozolinsh tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Salvatore is looking to advance position but Ozolinsh has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!

Ozolinsh controlling the position easily from mount.
Enzo Salvatore has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Salvatore can't escape the position.
Salvatore regains half guard.
Salvatore tries to get to full guard but Ozolinsh has control of the leg.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Salvatore is trying to control but Ozolinsh passes into side control!
Salvatore is looking to regain half guard here but Ozolinsh keeps moving and retains side control.
Ozolinsh gets to mount! Salvatore was on the offensive and wasn't defending properly.
Ozolinsh trying to control but Salvatore is having none of it.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 30:27
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 30:27
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Teodors Ozolinsh!

Jumping up and down and very excited, Teodors Ozolinsh waved his t-shirt featuring Reaper Combatwear's logo in front of the cameras.
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Event: Pride FC 66     
Date:   Dec 11, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Dieter Schmidt (ranked 258 p4p, 32 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 124 p4p, 16 weight class). Teodors Ozolinsh told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

176 cm
37
166 lbs
32 - 19 - 2
178 cm
34
159 lbs
24 - 13 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 19 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Dieter Schmidt!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Schmidt checks a low kick from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses the shot to the body.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Schmidt cracks Ozolinsh with a good jab.
Schmidt misses with a looping left.
Schmidt wants to land a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Schmidt throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Schmidt looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Ozolinsh scores with a sloppy right hand. Schmidt should have avoided that one.
Schmidt scores with a crisp jab that stopped Ozolinsh in his tracks.
Ozolinsh lands a nice shot that snaps Schmidt's head back.

Ozolinsh drives through and clinches with Schmidt against the cage.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Schmidt tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Schmidt breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight right.
Jab from Ozolinsh.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ozolinsh darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Schmidt throws a push kick but Ozolinsh slaps the foot to one side.
Ozolinsh throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Schmidt on the side of the head.
Ozolinsh scores with a punch to the head.
Ozolinsh takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?

That's one minute gone in the round.
Schmidt's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Ozolinsh connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Schmidt scrambles back to his feet.
Ozolinsh feints and then cracks Schmidt's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Schmidt down.
Schmidt swings widly with a right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Schmidt is just out of range.
Schmidt lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Schmidt attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Schmidt takes a swing at Ozolinsh's ribcage but misses.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Schmidt is just out of range.
Schmidt looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Schmidt looks to land a left hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range nicely.
Schmidt connects with a leg kick. Ozolinsh looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Schmidt doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Ozolinsh loads up on a big right hand but Schmidt slips the punch.
Ozolinsh lands a jab to Schmidt's midsection.
Schmidt throws a half hearted mid kick.
Schmidt jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight right.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Schmidt takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
A lazy left from Ozolinsh finds it's target.
Schmidt moves out of range as Ozolinsh throws a body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh takes a jab right on the kisser.
Ozolinsh on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Schmidt. Schmidt obviously looking to wear him down.
Schmidt tried to score with a low kick but Ozolinsh checks it.
Schmidt on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ozolinsh. Ozolinsh obviously looking to wear him down.
Schmidt looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Ozolinsh's corner calls for a 1-2. Ozolinsh obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Nice jab there from Schmidt.
Ozolinsh lands with a nice body punch.
Ozolinsh lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Ozolinsh lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Schmidt throws a quick inside leg kick.
Some bone on bone action there as Ozolinsh checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Ozolinsh throws a shot to the body.
Schmidt looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the leg kick from Schmidt.
It seemed like Ozolinsh was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Schmidt throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A low kick from Schmidt is predictable there
and Ozolinsh counters with a straight right hand.
Schmidt connects with a nice looking jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Ozolinsh scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Schmidt doesn't seem bothered though.
Schmidt throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh moved away.
Schmidt fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Ozolinsh looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Schmidt dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Ozolinsh. That did some damage!
Schmidt listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Ozolinsh lands with a shot to the body.
Schmidt looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Ozolinsh is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Schmidt had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
A swing and a miss from Ozolinsh.

Ozolinsh closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Schmidt misses with the head strike.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with an uppercut but Schmidt uses good head movement to avoid it.
Schmidt tries to pull guard but Ozolinsh won't allow it.
Schmidt blocks an uppercut.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Schmidt misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Schmidt lands a right hand that snaps the head of Ozolinsh backwards.
Schmidt tries to break the clinch but Ozolinsh is controlling the position.
Schmidt has a couple of punches blocked by Ozolinsh.
Schmidt can't break the clinch.
Ozolinsh blocks a body shot from Schmidt.
Ozolinsh lands a body shot.
Schmidt tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ozolinsh throws a punch but it's blocked by Schmidt.

Ozolinsh breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Schmidt plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Ozolinsh scores with a body shot.
Ozolinsh drops his hands momentarily and Schmidt takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Schmidt tried to score with a low kick but Ozolinsh checks it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Ozolinsh! But no joy.
Schmidt looks to land a right hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Schmidt cracks the inside of Ozolinsh's front leg.
Schmidt throws a leg kick
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Schmidt thinking.
Ozolinsh fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Schmidt manages to avoid it.
Schmidt throws a series of punches but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
It seemed like Ozolinsh was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Schmidt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Schmidt is just out of range.
Ozolinsh checks a leg kick.
Schmidt misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Schmidt throws a shot from downtown. Ozolinsh moves away and avoids it.
Schmidt misses with a body kick.
Ozolinsh misses with an attempted mid kick.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ozolinsh moves away from the strike by Schmidt.
Ozolinsh slips a jab from Schmidt.
A nice leg kick lands there from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a nice inside leg kick.
A slow jab from Schmidt misses its intended target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A decent looking cross lands there for Schmidt.
A clash of legs there as Ozolinsh blocks the low kick.
A cross from Ozolinsh lands.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Schmidt, right into the meat.
Ozolinsh uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Schmidt.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ozolinsh throws a body punch but Schmidt moves out of range.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A bone on bone clash there as Ozolinsh blocks the leg kick.
Ozolinsh throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ozolinsh thuds a left hand into Schmidt's body.
Schmidt tried to score with a low kick but Ozolinsh checks it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ozolinsh. Schmidt does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ozolinsh misses with an uppercut.
Schmidt throws a sloppy head kick and Ozolinsh moves out of range easily.
Schmidt throws the kick towards the body but Ozolinsh avoids it.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Schmidt.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Schmidt half committed to a counter leg kick.
Schmidt takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Schmidt tries to land a leg kick but Ozolinsh saw it coming and moves away.
Ozolinsh thuds his shin into the meat of Schmidt's side.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Ozolinsh, right into the meat.
Ozolinsh blocks a jab.
Ozolinsh throws a sloppy body shot
and Schmidt counters with a thumping low kick.
Schmidt lands a nice looking kick to the body. Ozolinsh takes a step back to recover.
Ozolinsh getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Schmidt.
Schmidt ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.

Ozolinsh forces Schmidt back against the cage and clinches.
Ozolinsh lands a left hand.
Ozolinsh digs a right hand underneath Schmidt's ribcage. Schmidt let out a lung full of air as it connected.

Ozolinsh breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Schmidt looks for the body kick but Ozolinsh saw that one coming.
Schmidt misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Ozolinsh now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Schmidt misses with a jab to the body
and Ozolinsh connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Schmidt with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
A big left from Ozolinsh misses.
Schmidt fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Ozolinsh checks it well.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Ozolinsh! But no joy.
Schmidt throws a hook but Ozolinsh blocks it.
Schmidt takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Teodors Ozolinsh seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Ozolinsh lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Schmidt moves out of range of the body kick from Ozolinsh.
Schmidt scores with a kick to the midsection.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Schmidt.
Ozolinsh fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Schmidt.
Schmidt avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh just misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh throws a series of punches but Schmidt moves out of range.
A jab from Schmidt misses.
Ozolinsh let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Ozolinsh bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A telegraphed right hand from Schmidt misses the target.
Ozolinsh let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Ozolinsh misses the shot to the body.

Ozolinsh clinches up with Schmidt and pushes him back against the cage.
Ozolinsh lands a left hand that snaps the head of Schmidt backwards.
Schmidt prevents a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ozolinsh pushes Schmidt back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Schmidt prevents a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh tries to throw a body punch but Schmidt avoids it by throwing Ozolinsh back against the cage.
Ozolinsh blocking some punches.
Schmidt lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Ozolinsh backwards.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Schmidt misses with a punch to the body.
Nice body punch from Ozolinsh - that landed with a thud.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Ozolinsh scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Ozolinsh's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Schmidt has had enough of the clinch but Ozolinsh keeps him there for the moment.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Ozolinsh.
Schmidt tries a body shot but Ozolinsh blocks it.
A short right from Schmidt on the inside.
Ozolinsh cracks Schmidt with a nice body shot.
A short left from Ozolinsh.
Schmidt looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Ozolinsh lands a left hand.
Schmidt blocking some punches.

Schmidt manages to break the clinch.
Schmidt looks to land a body kick but Ozolinsh moved away.
Ozolinsh throws a low kick but Schmidt moves out of range easily.
Ozolinsh feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Schmidts jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Schmidt.
Schmidt tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Ozolinsh is able to avoid easily.
A jab from Ozolinsh finds it's way through Schmidt's defenses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Teodors Ozolinsh showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Ozolinsh throws a chopping leg kick but Schmidt manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
An attempted straight right counter from Schmidt misses the target.
Ozolinsh throws a nice inside leg kick.
A head kick misses from Schmidt.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Schmidt moves away.
Ozolinsh fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Schmidt has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Schmidt takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Ozolinsh throws a hook but Schmidt avoids it easily.
Ozolinsh throws a quick inside leg kick.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the body kick from Schmidt.
Schmidt throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh checks it.
A nice inside leg kick there by Ozolinsh. That's going to slow Schmidt down.
Ozolinsh throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Ozolinsh has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Ozolinsh punishes Schmidt's body with a nice straight punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Schmidt takes one to the chin there.
Ozolinsh takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Ozolinsh 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.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ozolinsh takes one to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Schmidt walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Ozolinsh checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Ozolinsh blocks a leg kick.
Nice uppercut lands for Ozolinsh. That snapped Schmidt's head back.
Schmidt avoids the head kick by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a body shot but no joy.
Schmidt slips under a jab from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Ozolinsh lands a nice looking kick to the body. Schmidt takes a step back to recover.
Ozolinsh wants to clinch up but Schmidt keeps it at a distance.
Schmidt looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Schmidt thumps Ozolinsh with a low kick.
Schmidt takes one to the side of the head.

Ozolinsh closes the distance and clinches.
Ozolinsh goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Schmidt wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Ozolinsh has him pressed against the cage.
Schmidt goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ozolinsh fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Schmidt seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Ozolinsh can turn it around.
Ozolinsh working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Schmidt breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Schmidt throws the kick towards the body but Ozolinsh avoids it.
Ozolinsh keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Ozolinsh listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
A good leg kick by Schmidt.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Schmidt fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Ozolinsh lands a jab to Schmidt's midsection.
Schmidt connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ozolinsh's corner calls for a 1-2. Ozolinsh obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Ozolinsh has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Schmidt.
Ozolinsh throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Schmidt stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Ozolinsh looks to land a left hand but Schmidt moved out of range nicely.
Ozolinsh digs a good body shot into Schmidt's ribs.
Schmidt throws out a loose jab but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Ozolinsh cracks Schmidt with a good jab.
Ozolinsh slips under a jab.
Ozolinsh looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh works the jab nicely.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but Schmidt moved away.
A slapping body kick lands there for Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch but Schmidt moves out of range.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ozolinsh tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Schmidt was well out of range. Poor timing from Ozolinsh.
Schmidt throws a lazy right hand but Ozolinsh sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Schmidt ducks right into an uppercut from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws the kick towards the body but Schmidt avoids it.
Ozolinsh lands with a shot to the body.
Ozolinsh connects with a nice looking jab.
Ozolinsh throws a half hearted mid kick.
Schmidt feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Ozolinsh's jab looks to have found its range, popping Schmidt under the eye.
Schmidt looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Schmidt throws a leg kick that misses.
Schmidt throws a sloppy head kick and Ozolinsh moves out of range easily.
Ozolinsh connects with a looping right hand.
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!
Schmidt takes a shot to the body in his stride.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Schmidt throws a left and a right that both miss
and Ozolinsh counters with a body kick that stops Schmidt in his tracks momentarily.
Schmidt looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Schmidt throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Ozolinsh comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Schmidt swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Schmidt moves out of range of the body kick.
Dieter Schmidt has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but Schmidt sees it coming and moves out of range.

Ozolinsh takes the fight into the clinch.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch to the body.
Schmidt fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh throws a head punch that misses.
Schmidt wants to break the clinch but can't.
Schmidt lands on the inside with an uppercut.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh blocks a body shot from Schmidt.
Schmidt can't break the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Schmidt.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ozolinsh lands a body shot.

And that's the end of the fight!
Teodors Ozolinsh comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Ozolinsh 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 Jack Bonds scores the fight 27:30
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 27:30
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Teodors Ozolinsh!

A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Teodors Ozolinsh made sure he mentioned Reaper Combatwear, along with how happy he was to win his fight.
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Event: Pride FC 63     
Date:   Nov 27, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 41 p4p, 7 weight class) and Min-Sik Song (ranked 114 p4p, 14 weight class). Song comes into a darkened arena with his song building. nkoha - Akatsuki kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

178 cm
33
159 lbs
24 - 12 - 0
182 cm
31
159 lbs
26 - 8 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Min-Sik Song!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Song scores with the left hand. Ozolinsh knows he should have avoided that one.
We've been told by Ozolinsh's head coaches at IMMA Gym of Elite ASS that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Song lands with a thumping leg kick.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Song avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Song momentarily.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick that misses.
A shot to the body from Ozolinsh misses
and Song counters with a straight right hand.
Song avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a lazy body kick
and Song counters with a left to the body.
Song jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Song keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Song gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Song throws a jab when Ozolinsh was well out of range.
Ozolinsh checks a leg kick.
Song throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ozolinsh attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Song throws an overhand right that lands on Ozolinsh's shoulder, as Ozolinsh tries to avoid the shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ozolinsh throws a head kick but Song moves out of range.
Song throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ozolinsh takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Song throws a body shot but no joy.
Song misses with an uppercut. Ozolinsh saw that one coming.
Song is looking to chop away at Ozolinsh's legs.
Song throws out a leg kick but Ozolinsh moves out of range and Song only half commits.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Song fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Ozolinsh tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Song is able to avoid easily.
Song scores with a sloppy right hand. Ozolinsh should have avoided that one.
Song connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Ozolinsh fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Ozolinsh throws a body shot but no joy.
Song defending well as Ozolinsh loads up on a big left hand.
Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Song.
A swing and a miss from Song.
Song takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Ozolinsh displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Song throws out the jab.
A jab from Song misses.
A slow jab from Song misses its intended target.
Ozolinsh defending well as Song loads up on a big left hand.
Song takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Good work by Song as he checks the leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Song.
Ozolinsh wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ozolinsh 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.
Ozolinsh is looking to wear down Song with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Song.
Ozolinsh keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Song moves away.
A countering left hand to the body from Song misses.
An inside leg kick lands from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Ozolinsh is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Song.
Song throws a right hand that misses
and Ozolinsh makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
The fighters circling - Ozolinsh throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Song.
Ozolinsh throws the left hand but Song avoids the punch easily.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick that misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ozolinsh. Song does a little dance to reset his feet.
Song moves out of range of the strikes.
Song is trying to counter with his kicks.
A decent looking cross lands there for Ozolinsh.
Song throws a head kick that Ozolinsh semi-blocks.
Song throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh sees it coming and moves out of range.
Song with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick that misses.
A solid leg kick lands there for Song.
Song thuds his right hand into Ozolinsh's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Ozolinsh.
Song 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.
Song gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Ozolinsh misses the jab.
That kick from Ozolinsh tenderised Song's leg. Song is trying to keep his angry face on.
Ozolinsh misses with a kick to the body.
Song moves away from the strike by Ozolinsh.
Song loads up on a big right hand but Ozolinsh slips the punch.
A solid leg kick lands there for Song.
Song lands with a kick to the ribs.
Ozolinsh slips a straight right by Song.
A big right from Ozolinsh misses.
Song keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Ozolinsh walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Song, right into the meat.
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!
That kick from Song tenderised Ozolinsh's leg. Ozolinsh is trying to keep his angry face on.
Song is looking to score with low kicks.
Ozolinsh closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ozolinsh. Song does a little dance to reset his feet.
Song throws out a counter right but Ozolinsh avoids it with no problem.
Ozolinsh tries to work over Song's front leg with a kick but Song checks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Ozolinsh does it's job there.
Song buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Ozolinsh dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Song cracks the inside of Ozolinsh's front leg.
Min-Sik Song seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Song throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh sees it coming and moves out of range.
Ozolinsh misses with a leg kick
letting Song counter with a right hand.
Song misses with a wild body shot.
Song just misses with a punch to the body.
A punch lands to the side of Ozolinsh 's head but he takes it in his stride.
A slapping leg kick lands for Song.
Song misses with a left hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Song tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ozolinsh was well out of range. Poor timing from Song.
Ozolinsh swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook. Song ducked under it nicely.
Song is looking to score with low kicks.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook.
Ozolinsh throws a low kick but Song avoids it.
Ozolinsh is looking to score with low kicks.
The fighters circling - Song throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ozolinsh throws a shot from downtown. Song moves away and avoids it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Min-Sik Song will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Ozolinsh throws a hook but Song blocks it.
A nice side step and Song releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
A decent looking cross lands there for Song.
Ozolinsh moves away from the strike by Song.
Song scores with a leg kick.
Song misses the jab.
The fighters circling - Song throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ozolinsh fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Song manages to avoid it.
Song swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Song finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Ozolinsh scores with a hook.
Song throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Song throws a jab when Ozolinsh was well out of range.
Song slips a straight right by Ozolinsh.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Song slips a straight right by Ozolinsh.
Song looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Ozolinsh stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Song.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Ozolinsh might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Ozolinsh gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Song.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ozolinsh checks a leg kick.
Ozolinsh jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ozolinsh slips under a jab from Song.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Ozolinsh throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Song sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Song uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ozolinsh.
Min-Sik Song seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Ozolinsh throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ozolinsh takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Song avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Ozolinsh - that will leave a mark!
Song misses with an uppercut. Ozolinsh saw that one coming.
Ozolinsh jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Song is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Ozolinsh takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
A leg kick checked by Song.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick which misses Song's front leg but catches the back leg as Song tries to avoid it.
Song scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
A big left from Song misses.
Ozolinsh was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch up.
Song throws a leg kick that misses.
Song throws a body shot but no joy.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ozolinsh looking to land some kicks to the body here.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Song! But no joy.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Song lands a right hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Song ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ozolinsh moves away.
Ozolinsh looks to land a body kick but Song moved away.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but Song moved away.
Song 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.
Ozolinsh misses the shot to the body.
Song tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ozolinsh was well out of range. Poor timing from Song.
Song attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Ozolinsh feints a jab promting Song to slip. Ozolinsh then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Song slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Ozolinsh connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Song misses with a low kick.
Ozolinsh pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Song throws a body punch but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Song waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ozolinsh.
Song ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ozolinsh moves away.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Ozolinsh cracks Song with a good jab.
Song jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Song works Ozolinsh's body with a nice hook.
Ozolinsh takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Song, right into the meat.
Song throws a big shot that misses.
Song missing with a left hand there. Ozolinsh was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Song uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the body kick from Song.
Song throws a body kick that misses.
Song is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ozolinsh.
Song moves out of range as Ozolinsh strikes.
Song ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Song lands a head kick!
Song throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
That kick from Song tenderised Ozolinsh's leg. Ozolinsh is trying to keep his angry face on.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch up but Song circles away and keeps his distance.
Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Song.
Ozolinsh swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Ozolinsh connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Ozolinsh bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Ozolinsh fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Song manages to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Song.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Song just misses with a punch to the body.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Ozolinsh, right into the meat.

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

Song escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight right.
Song lands with a slapping head kick.
Song ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Song lands with a right hand.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Song throws a looping overhand right but Ozolinsh ducks down to avoid it.
Song goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Song checks the leg kick.
Ozolinsh scores with a leg kick.
Song moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh wants to land a leg kick but Song is out of range.
Song lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Song with a nice cross.
Ozolinsh 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.
Song throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Song goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Ozolinsh quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Min-Sik Song showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Song tries a head kick but it misses.
Song slips a jab from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Good work by Ozolinsh as he checks the leg kick.
Song ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Song on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Ozolinsh chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Song can pounce on him.

Ozolinsh gets a clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Song.

Ozolinsh breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Ozolinsh pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Song looks to land a left hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range nicely.
Ozolinsh was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Song uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh cracks Song with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Song throws a hook but Ozolinsh avoids it easily.
Ozolinsh takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Song throws a looping overhand right but Ozolinsh ducks down to avoid it.
Ozolinsh tries to land a front kick but Song steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ozolinsh lands a jab to the head.
Song listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Song misses with a body shot.
Ozolinsh fails in his attempt to clinch.
A cross from Ozolinsh lands.
Ozolinsh punishes Song's body with a nice straight punch.
Song defending well as Ozolinsh loads up on a big left hand.
Song uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Song's ribcage but misses.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Ozolinsh.

Ozolinsh clinches.
Ozolinsh goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ozolinsh takes a shot to the head.
A frustrated look appears on Song's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Ozolinsh lands a left hand.
Ozolinsh blocks a body shot from Song.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nice body punch from Song.

Song pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Song tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Ozolinsh is able to avoid easily.
Ozolinsh wants to clinch up but Song keeps it at a distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Song works the jab nicely.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Song chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Ozolinsh connects with a leg kick. Song looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

Ozolinsh closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Ozolinsh gets through Song's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Song.
Ozolinsh throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Songs head.
Song tries a body shot but Ozolinsh blocks it.
Song works on Ozolinsh's body with a couple of short punches.
Ozolinsh lands a hook that snaps the head of Song backwards.
Song can't find room to land a body shot as Ozolinsh controls the action.
Song misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh tries to work over Song's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ozolinsh looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
A nice right hand lands inside from Ozolinsh.
Song's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Song misses with a hook from the clinch.
Song tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Song lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Song has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Ozolinsh seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Song can turn it around.
Ozolinsh goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Teodors Ozolinsh has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Song doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Song working aggressively here.
Ozolinsh throws a head punch that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Song fails to land.
Ozolinsh working aggressively here.
A head punch on the inside from Song fails to land.
Song misses with a body punch.
A nice left hand lands by Ozolinsh.

Song escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Ozolinsh checks a leg kick.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Song is just out of range.
Ozolinsh scores with a jab to the body.
Ozolinsh fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Song is out of range.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight right.
Song thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ozolinsh staying out of range there.
Song fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Ozolinsh.
Song avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a body kick.
Ozolinsh fails with an attempt to clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Song connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Ozolinsh momentarily.
Song misses with a leg kick.
Song dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Ozolinsh. That did some damage!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Song.
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!
Ozolinsh looks to throw the jab but Song is out of range.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ozolinsh 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.
Song moves out of range of the leg kick from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh is looking to clinch.
Song throws a half hearted mid kick.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Song.
Song with a jab.
Ozolinsh pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ozolinsh checks a low kick from Song.
Ozolinsh lands with a kick to the temple. Song shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Song avoids a kick to the body.
Ozolinsh lands the left hand.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Song moves out of range of the body kick from Ozolinsh.
A low kick from Ozolinsh is predictable there
and Song cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Teodors Ozolinsh 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!


Song feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Ozolinsh's calf.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Ozolinsh, right into the meat.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch up but Song circles away and keeps his distance.
Song keeps Ozolinsh at a distance using the push kick.
Song swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Song slips under a jab.
A big left from Ozolinsh misses.
Ozolinsh misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Ozolinsh loads up on a big right hand but Song slips the punch.
It seemed like Song was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A decent looking cross lands there for Song.
Song connects with a jab.
Ozolinsh has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Ozolinsh there as he acknowledges the shot.
Ozolinsh tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Song was well out of range. Poor timing from Ozolinsh.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Song throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ozolinsh sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Song looks to land a right hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range.
Ozolinsh lands a right hook to the body.
Ozolinsh wants to slow Song down by chopping away at his legs.
Song throws a jab when Ozolinsh was well out of range.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Ozolinsh rushes Song and presses him up against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Song fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Song creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Song creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Song scores with a shot to the side of Ozolinsh's head.
Song tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Song is looking to break free of the clinch but Ozolinsh has double underhooks.
Song swings wildly with an uppercut but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
Song swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with an uppercut but Song uses good head movement to avoid it.

Ozolinsh breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Song throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Song throws a nice inside leg kick.
Ozolinsh on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Ozolinsh has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Song.
A looping hook to the body misses from Song. Ozolinsh does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ozolinsh swings for the body but Song moves out of range.
Song fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Ozolinsh looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Song.

Ozolinsh closes the distance and clinches.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Ozolinsh breaks the clinch.
Ozolinsh sizes up Song with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Ozolinsh throws a low kick but Song moves out of range easily.
Song thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Song.
Song throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Ozolinsh connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Song's hands.
Song throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a good low kick that Song was not able to check.
Ozolinsh thows a body kick. Song tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Song throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Ozolinsh is looking to land body kicks.
Ozolinsh slips under a jab.
Song works Ozolinsh's body with a nice hook.
Song works the jab nicely.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Song ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice shot lands for Ozolinsh.
Song thows a left - swing and a miss!
Song goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Ozolinsh thumps Song with a low kick.
A jab from Ozolinsh misses.
Song fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Ozolinsh has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Song misses with a leg kick.
A quick step to the side and Ozolinsh tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ozolinsh thows a left - swing and a miss!
An inside leg kick lands from Song.
Song takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Ozolinsh, as that shot connected.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ozolinsh moves out of range as Song throws a body kick.
Ozolinsh appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Ozolinsh throws a jab when Song was well out of range.
Song misses with a hook. Ozolinsh ducked under it nicely.
Ozolinsh defending well as Song loads up on a big left hand.
Ozolinsh uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Song.
Song keeps the fight on the outside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh tries to work over Song's front leg with a kick but Song checks it.
Nice straight punches there by Ozolinsh. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Ozolinsh.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ozolinsh thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Song if he has to take too many more of those.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight left.
Ozolinsh finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A low kick from Song misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a thumping low kick.
A big right from Song misses.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Song is just out of range.
Ozolinsh avoids the body shot from Song.
Ozolinsh keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Song.
Ozolinsh gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Song.
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Song.
Song lands the left hand.
Song walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Ozolinsh wants to slow Song down by chopping away at his legs.
Ozolinsh tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Song was well out of range. Poor timing from Ozolinsh.
Good shot there by Ozolinsh.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Min-Sik Song will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


A telegraphed right hand from Song misses the target.
Ozolinsh swings for the body but Song moves out of range.
Song lands the left hand.
Ozolinsh lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Song at a distance.
A slow jab from Song misses its intended target.
Song thumps Ozolinsh with a low kick.
A big right from Ozolinsh misses.
Ozolinsh loads up on a big right hand but Song slips the punch.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Song is just out of range.
Song lands with a shot to the body.
Song cracks Ozolinsh with a right hand to the side of the head.
Song connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A solid leg kick lands there for Song.
Song keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Song.
Ozolinsh wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Song 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 Ozolinsh has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Ozolinsh and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Ozolinsh misses with an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Song throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Song lands a slapping body shot.
Ozolinsh scores with a decent looking hook.
Ozolinsh scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Jab from Song.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Song, as that shot connected.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the leg kick from Song.
Song misses with a head kick.
Ozolinsh appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Ozolinsh works Song's body with a nice hook.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Song's ribcage but misses.
A little jabbing left from Song on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ozolinsh throws out a loose jab but Song uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh looks to land a body kick but Song moved away.
Ozolinsh throws a body punch but Song moves out of range.
Ozolinsh takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Ozolinsh blocks the body kick.
Song looks to land a right hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Song manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
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!
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Teodors Ozolinsh has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from Ozolinsh.
Song fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ozolinsh manages to avoid it.
Song just misses with a punch to the body.
A slow jab from Song misses its intended target.
Song takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Ozolinsh thows a body kick. Song tries to catch it but that hurt him.
A slow jab from Ozolinsh misses its intended target.
Ozolinsh lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Song bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Ozolinsh's head.
Song ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Song checks the leg kick nicely there.
Song misses with an uppercut. Ozolinsh saw that one coming.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter punch.
Song throws a quick inside leg kick.
Song throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Song pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Song moves out of range of the strikes.
Song throws a nice outside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Song misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ozolinsh.
Song ducks right into an uppercut from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Song.
Song thuds a left hand into Ozolinsh's body.
Song steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a hook but Song avoids it easily.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but Song sees it coming and moves out of range.
A head kick misses from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh defending well as Song loads up on a big left hand.
Ozolinsh connects with a good right hand that stumbles Song. Song circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight left.
Ozolinsh blocks the body kick.
Ozolinsh checks the leg kick nicely there.
Ozolinsh checks a leg kick.
Ozolinsh tries to land a leg kick but Song saw it coming and moves away.
An inside leg kick lands from Song.
Ozolinsh ducks right into an uppercut from Song.
Song circles away from the clinch attempt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A leg kick checked by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh lands a leg kick that knocks Song off balance momentarily.
Song throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
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!
Song throws a chopping leg kick but Ozolinsh manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Song ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Song avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Song avoids a kick to the body.
Song throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh sees it coming and moves out of range.
Ozolinsh fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Song manages to avoid it.
Nice body kick from Ozolinsh.
Song waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ozolinsh.
A swing and a miss from Song.
Nice uppercut lands for Song. That snapped Ozolinsh's head back.
Song takes a swing at Ozolinsh's ribcage but misses.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Song checks a leg kick.
Song lands a right hook to the body.
Ozolinsh walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.

And that's the end of the fight!
Min-Sik Song comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Song 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 Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 46:50
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 46:49
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 47:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Min-Sik Song!

Min-Sik Song is the new lightweight champion!
Min-Sik Song decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
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FIGHT
RATING
85%

 

Event: Pride FC 57     
Date:   Nov 06, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Bed Intruder (ranked 30 p4p, 6 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 115 p4p, 13 weight class). Intruder comes to the cage accompanied by Bed Intruder. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

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31
160 lbs
24 - 11 - 1
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33
159 lbs
23 - 12 - 0
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bed Intruder!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Don Winkell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ozolinsh cracks Intruder with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Ozolinsh will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
An attempted straight right counter from Intruder misses the target.
Intruder ducks right into an uppercut from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh lands a nice hook to Intruder's body. Intruder takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
A low kick from Ozolinsh misses

so Intruder counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.

Ozolinsh has scooted to the edge of the canvas and used the cage to get back to his feet. Intruder has stuck on his opponent and is forcing him back against the cage.
We've been hearing reports that Intruder has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Intruder lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Ozolinsh is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Intruder misses with a hook to the ribs.
Still in the clinch, Intruder scores with a nice short uppercut.
Intruder swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ozolinsh tries to throw a body punch but Intruder avoids it by throwing Ozolinsh back against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ozolinsh.
Intruder blocks a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Intruder throws a head punch that misses.
Nice body punch from Intruder - that landed with a thud.
Still in the clinch, Intruder scores with a nice short uppercut.
Intruder swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Intruder misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Intruder taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Ozolinsh tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Intruder's elbow.
A short uppercut from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh lands a hook that snaps the head of Intruder backwards.
Ozolinsh lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Intruder tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Intruder working aggressively here.
Ozolinsh lands with a right to the head.
A short right from Ozolinsh on the inside.
Ozolinsh lands a body shot.
Ozolinsh can't find room to land a body shot as Intruder controls the action.
Intruder tries to throw a body punch but Ozolinsh avoids it by throwing Intruder back against the cage.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook from the clinch.
Intruder keeps control of Ozolinsh as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
A hook to the body from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Ozolinsh lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ozolinsh blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh lands a body shot in the clinch.
Ozolinsh pushes Intruder back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Ozolinsh goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Intruder takes a shot to the head.
Ozolinsh swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ozolinsh blocks an uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Ozolinsh fails to land.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch on the inside from Intruder fails to land.

Ozolinsh breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Teodors Ozolinsh is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Intruder defending well as Ozolinsh loads up on a big left hand.
Ozolinsh avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Intruder throws a shot from downtown. Ozolinsh moves away and avoids it.
Intruder ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
As Ozolinsh tries to get set, Intruder tries to push him back and clinch up but Ozolinsh manages to avoid the attempt.
A jab from Ozolinsh finds it's way through Intruder's defenses.
Intruder doesn't manage to clinch there - Ozolinsh circles away.
Intruder darts in looking for a takedown but Ozolinsh gets double underhooks and turns Intruder into the cage.
A nice leg kick lands there from Ozolinsh.
Intruder takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Intruder will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Bed Intruder. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Intruder lands with a nice body punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A punch lands to the side of Ozolinsh 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Intruder blocks a jab.
Good leg kick by Ozolinsh there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Intruder is just out of range.
Ozolinsh connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Intruder tries to score with a low kick but Ozolinsh moves his leg out of the way.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Ozolinsh thuds a left hand into Intruder's body.
Intruder works Ozolinsh's body with a nice hook.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick that misses.
Intruder is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

Intruder shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Ozolinsh is trying to defend but Intruder finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Ozolinsh wants to improve his position but Intruder is controlling well.
Intruder working Ozolinsh over with strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ozolinsh avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Intruder.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ozolinsh is trying to stand back up but Intruder is controlling him
Intruder prevents Ozolinsh from improving his position.
Intruder working Ozolinsh over with strikes.
Intruder wants to control but Ozolinsh is keeping him busy.
Ozolinsh keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Intruder wants to lay and pray for a moment but Ozolinsh keeps working.
Intruder thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Ozolinsh's head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Teodors Ozolinsh 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.


Ozolinsh lands a right hook to the body.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Intruder.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Intruder is just out of range.
Ozolinsh misses with a jab to the body
and Intruder cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Ozolinsh takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Intruder pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Ozolinsh back to the cage. Intruder follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Ozolinsh missing with a left hand there. Intruder was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Ozolinsh throws a hook but Intruder blocks it.
A big left from Intruder misses.
Ozolinsh defending well as Intruder loads up on a big left hand.
Intruder sizes up Ozolinsh with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Intruder checks a leg kick nicely.
Intruder blocks a jab.
Intruder throws a lazy right hand but Ozolinsh sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ozolinsh throws a shot to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Ozolinsh throws out a loose jab but Intruder uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Ozolinsh keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Intruder.
Intruder tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ozolinsh was well out of range. Poor timing from Intruder.
Ozolinsh throws out a counter right but Intruder avoids it with no problem.
Intruder lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Intruder throws a body shot but no joy.
Intruder throws a body punch but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
A nice side step and Ozolinsh releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Intruder ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Teodors Ozolinsh seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Ozolinsh misses with a looping left.
Ozolinsh is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Intruder.
Intruder on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Ozolinsh pushes Intruder away with a front kick.
Intruder will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Ozolinsh throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

Intruder forces Ozolinsh back against the cage and clinches.
Ozolinsh lands a left hand.
Intruder swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ozolinsh blocking some punches.
Intruder lands a right hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Intruder lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Ozolinsh backwards.
Ozolinsh scores with a shot to the side of Intruder's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Ozolinsh struggles to land a body shot inside as Intruder controls his hands.
Intruder misses with some punches.
Intruder tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook from the clinch.
Intruder blocks a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh working aggressively here.
Intruder lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Ozolinsh blocks a body shot from Intruder.
Teodors Ozolinsh seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Intruder struggles to land a body shot inside as Ozolinsh controls his hands.
Ozolinsh lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ozolinsh scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Ozolinsh lands a left hand.
Intruder blocks an uppercut.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the ribs.
Intruder tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A right hand to the body from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh gets through Intruder's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh blocks an uppercut.
Intruder prevents a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Intruder blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh blocking some punches.
Ozolinsh gets through Intruder's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Intruder misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ozolinsh lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Ozolinsh throws a punch but it's blocked by Intruder.
Ozolinsh tries a body shot but Intruder blocks it.
Intruder misses with a hook from the clinch.
Intruder misses with a short punch on the inside.
Intruder lands a hook to the side of the head.
A shot in the inside from Intruder.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ozolinsh lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Intruder misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Ozolinsh - that landed with a thud.
Intruder misses with a punch on the inside.

Ozolinsh breaks from the clinch.
Ozolinsh slips a straight right by Intruder.
The crowd cheers as Intruder lands an impressive looking overhand right. Ozolinsh doesn't seem phased though.
Ozolinsh lands a glancing blow to the side of Intruder's head.
Intruder motions for Ozolinsh to come forward. Intruder throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Ozolinsh scores with a spinning back kick!
Ozolinsh slips under a jab.
Ozolinsh dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Intruder thumps Ozolinsh with a low kick.
Intruder 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.
Intruder ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ozolinsh moves away.
A jab from Intruder misses.
Ozolinsh swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Intruder.
Donk. Ozolinsh catches Intruder right on the button with a cross.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Ozolinsh, right into the meat.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Teodors Ozolinsh will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Intruder's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Intruder throws a big shot that misses.
Ozolinsh loads up on a big right hand but Intruder slips the punch.
Ozolinsh has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Intruder misses with a looping left.
Ozolinsh attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Intruder tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Intruder.
Ozolinsh scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Ozolinsh throws a body punch but Intruder moves out of range.
Intruder checks a leg kick.
Nice straight punches there by Ozolinsh. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a body punch but Intruder moves out of range.
Intruder takes a swing at Ozolinsh's ribcage but misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ozolinsh's jab looks to have found its range, popping Intruder under the eye.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the strikes.
Some wild striking there from Intruder.
Ozolinsh thinks about the counter body kick.
Ozolinsh misses with a lunging right hand
and Ozolinsh takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Intruder misses with a straight right.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh staying out of range there.
Ozolinsh lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ozolinsh connects with a body shot.
Intruder throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Intruder throws a big shot that misses.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick that misses.
Ozolinsh throws the left hand but Intruder avoids the punch easily.
Ozolinsh scores with a decent looking hook.
Intruder tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ozolinsh was well out of range. Poor timing from Intruder.
Intruder finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Ozolinsh uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Intruder.
Ozolinsh keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Intruder misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ozolinsh.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Ozolinsh.
Intruder missing with a left hand there. Ozolinsh was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Ozolinsh just misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Intruder.
Ozolinsh doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Intruder tries to counter with a takedown but Ozolinsh is quick to defend against it.
Intruder is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from Ozolinsh.
An inside leg kick from Ozolinsh misses.
Intruder connects with a solid leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Intruder tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ozolinsh was well out of range. Poor timing from Intruder.
Crunch! Ozolinsh slams his shin into Intruder's torso.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Intruder has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Ozolinsh.
A swing and a miss from Ozolinsh.
Intruder takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Ozolinsh with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Intruder to score with a decent uppercut.
Intruder dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A good leg kick by Ozolinsh.
Intruder scores with a body shot.
Ozolinsh slips under a jab from Intruder.
Ozolinsh throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot.
Intruder lands with an uppercut that bounces Ozolinsh off the cage and back into range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Intruder takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Intruder connects with the punch.
Ozolinsh fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Ozolinsh walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Ozolinsh lands a nice leg kick that just misses Intruder's sensitive parts.
Intruder looks to score with a jab to the body but Ozolinsh is just out of range.
Intruder throws a big shot that misses.
Intruder misses the shot to the body.
A big left from Ozolinsh misses.
Ozolinsh throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Intruder lands a jab.
Intruder tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Ozolinsh counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Intruder ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Intruder swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A nice leg kick lands there from Ozolinsh.
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!
Intruder avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Intruder, as that shot connected.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

Ozolinsh closes the distance and pushes Intruder back into the cage.
Intruder wants to take the fight to the mat but Ozolinsh manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Intruder tries for a takedown. No joy.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh scores with a nice hook to the head.
Ozolinsh can't find room to land a body shot as Intruder controls the action.
Intruder has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Ozolinsh avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Bed Intruder. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
A nice right hand lands inside from Intruder.
Ozolinsh blocking some punches.
Intruder lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Ozolinsh lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Intruder backwards.
Ozolinsh softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Intruder tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh blocks a body shot from Intruder.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Intruder.
Intruder works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Ozolinsh lands with a left to the head.
Ozolinsh tries to throw a body punch but Intruder avoids it by throwing Ozolinsh back against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Teodors Ozolinsh just about did enough to take it.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Intruder swings for the body but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Ozolinsh feints and then cracks Intruder's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Intruder down.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ozolinsh shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Intruder swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Ozolinsh cracks Intruder with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Ozolinsh ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Intruder on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Intruder throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Ozolinsh's waist but Ozolinsh gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Intruder off to one side.

Intruder gets tackled into the cage by Ozolinsh. Ozolinsh maintains the clinch.
Intruder working aggressively here.
Ozolinsh has a couple of punches blocked by Intruder.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Intruder lands with a left to the head.
Ozolinsh lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Intruder backwards.
Ozolinsh prevents a takedown attempt there.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ozolinsh scores with a nice hook to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Intruder misses with some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Intruder.
Intruder swings wildly with an uppercut but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Intruder backwards.
A nice left hand lands by Intruder.
A left hand lands to the body for Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh can't find room to land a body shot as Intruder controls the action.
Intruder works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Intruder swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Intruder blocking some punches.
Ozolinsh digs a right hand underneath Intruder's ribcage. Intruder let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Ozolinsh lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Intruder swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ozolinsh working aggressively here.
Ozolinsh can't find room to land a body shot as Intruder controls the action.
Ozolinsh misses with some punches.
A shot in the inside from Ozolinsh.
A right handed body shot lands from Ozolinsh.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Intruder misses with some punches.
Ozolinsh softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Intruder.
Intruder lands a hook that snaps the head of Ozolinsh backwards.

Intruder has Ozolinsh pressed up against the cage. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. Intruder pulls back from the cage and twists to the side, sending Ozolinsh tumbling to the mat - Intruder dives into Ozolinsh's guard.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Intruder won't allow Ozolinsh to sweep him here.
Intruder throws a big elbow that misses.
Ozolinsh is pulling down on Intruder's head to control his posture.
Intruder content to stall in guard here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Ozolinsh keeping moving, preventing Intruder from controlling successfully.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Intruder's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Intruder postures up in Ozolinsh's guard and throws a big left but Ozolinsh blocks it.
Ozolinsh utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Intruder steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Intruder connects with a body shot that sends Ozolinsh's belly button to the back.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Intruder.
Ozolinsh stuns Intruder with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Intruder avoids a punch combination nicely.
Intruder fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Bed Intruder. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Intruder takes a swing at Ozolinsh's ribcage but misses.
Intruder misses with a shot to the body
and Ozolinsh counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Jab from Ozolinsh.
Intruder bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Intruder walks into a jab.
A big right from Intruder misses.
Ozolinsh pivots, looking for a leg kick but Intruder is out of range and Ozolinsh settles back down.
Ozolinsh misses with an attempted mid kick.
Ozolinsh misses with a looping left.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Teodors Ozolinsh dominated that fourth round.
That's time! Back to the action! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Ozolinsh throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Intruder tries to clinch up but Ozolinsh circles away and keeps his distance.
Ozolinsh scores with a hook.
Intruder steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Intruder scores with a crisp jab that stopped Ozolinsh in his tracks.
Ozolinsh comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Intruder missing with a left hand there. Ozolinsh was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Intruder with a jab.
Ozolinsh throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ozolinsh throws a hook but Intruder avoids it easily.
Intruder was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Intruder takes one to the chin there.
Intruder throws a hook but Ozolinsh blocks it.
Intruder is looking to clinch but Ozolinsh is avoiding it.
Ozolinsh lunges at Intruder with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Intruder's hand.
Ozolinsh jabs at Intruder's body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ozolinsh connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Intruder's hands.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Intruder ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Intruder misses the target.
Ozolinsh takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Intruder tries a low kick but Ozolinsh avoids it.
Ozolinsh moves into range and connects with a jab.
Intruder lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

Intruder gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Ozolinsh is trying to break the clinch but Intruder is controlling him.
Ozolinsh fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ozolinsh lands a hook to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh can't break the clinch.
Ozolinsh tries to work over Intruder's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Intruder trying to stall but Ozolinsh improves his position.
Intruder misses with some punches.
Ozolinsh can't find room to land a body shot as Intruder controls the action.
Intruder lands a left hand.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Intruder.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Intruder scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Ozolinsh can't find room to land a body shot as Intruder controls the action.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ozolinsh.
Intruder is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Intruder blocks a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.
Intruder tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

Intruder gets a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Intruder throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Intruder is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Ozolinsh is trying to get back to full guard.
Nice strikes from Intruder there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Intruder missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Ozolinsh is looking to improve his position.
Ozolinsh controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.
Bed Intruder has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Ozolinsh is trying to get back to full guard.
Intruder slips a nice elbow through Ozolinsh's hands, connecting with Ozolinsh's forehead.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Intruder is keen to just control but Ozolinsh is a slippery customer.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Intruder lands a nice short elbow.
Intruder scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Intruder has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Ozolinsh is trying to stand up here but Intruder is controlling him well.
Intruder lands with a punch from half guard.
Intruder sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Ozolinsh defending well though.
Intruder with the ground and pound but Ozolinsh uses the opportunity to regain guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Intruder in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Ozolinsh looking to hit a scissor sweep but Intruder is one step ahead there.
Intruder throws a big elbow that misses.

And that's the end of the fight!
Bed Intruder showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Ozolinsh 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 46:49
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 46:49
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Teodors Ozolinsh!

Teodors Ozolinsh is the new lightweight champion!
Jumping up and down and very excited, Teodors Ozolinsh waved his t-shirt featuring Reaper Combatwear's logo in front of the cameras.
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Event: Pride 50 LA     
Date:   Oct 09, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Emre Hussain (ranked 223 p4p, 27 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 180 p4p, 23 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.

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33
159 lbs
22 - 12 - 0
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Emre Hussain!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Percy O'Donnell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ozolinsh misses with a low kick.
Hussain throws a hook but Ozolinsh avoids it easily.
Ozolinsh with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Hussain to score with a decent uppercut.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Hussain moves away.
Ozolinsh has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
The fighters circling - Hussain throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Hussain misses with a leg kick.
Ozolinsh throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Hussain darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Ozolinsh wants to clinch up but Hussain keeps it at a distance.
Ozolinsh works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Hussain takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Hussain misses with an uppercut. Ozolinsh saw that one coming.
Hussain scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Hussain avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh clobbers Hussain with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ozolinsh misses with a looping right.
Hussain looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the leg kick from Hussain.
Hussain tries to move into range but Ozolinsh moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Ozolinsh slips under a jab from Hussain.
Ozolinsh is looking to land body kicks.
Ozolinsh throws a jab when Hussain was well out of range.
Emre Hussain seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ozolinsh throws a push kick but Hussain slaps the foot to one side.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hussain cracks the inside of Ozolinsh's front leg.
Hussain lands with a cross.
Ozolinsh misses the jab.
Ozolinsh uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Hussain.
A nice side step and Ozolinsh releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Hussain thumps Ozolinsh with a low kick.
Ozolinsh throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot.
Hussain misses with an attempted mid kick.
Hussain waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh wants to clinch up but Hussain keeps it at a distance.
Hussain looks to land a left hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range nicely.
Ozolinsh defending well as Hussain loads up on a big left hand.
Hussain throws a hook but Ozolinsh blocks it.
Ozolinsh connects with a single shot there.
A jab from Ozolinsh misses.
Hussain avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Hussain dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Hussain.
Ozolinsh keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hussain.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ozolinsh displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hussain throws out the jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Hussain misses the target.
Hussain uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ozolinsh.
Hussain throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ozolinsh sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Nice defenses there by Ozolinsh.
Hussain will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Ozolinsh takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Hussain gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Hussain lands the left hand.
Ozolinsh is looking to slow Hussain down with leg kicks.
The fighters circling - Hussain throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A swing and a miss from Hussain.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ozolinsh with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Hussain to score with a decent uppercut.
Hussain throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ozolinsh sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Hussain throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh sees it coming and moves out of range.
Ozolinsh misses with an uppercut. Hussain saw that one coming.
Ozolinsh tries to land a leg kick but Hussain saw it coming and moves away.
Hussain uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Hussain.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hussain misses with an uppercut.
Hussain misses with a straight left.
Ozolinsh looks to land a right hand but Hussain moved out of range.
Hussain misses with an uppercut
and Ozolinsh makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Hussain misses with an attempted mid kick.
Hussain throws a low kick but it's checked well by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh lands a jab to Hussain's midsection.
Ozolinsh throws a solid leg kick but Hussain takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Ozolinsh.
Hussain throws the left hand but Ozolinsh avoids the punch easily.
Ozolinsh misses the jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Hussain misses the target.
Hussain moves away from the strike by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a shot to the body.
Ozolinsh bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
A big right from Hussain misses.
Ozolinsh swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Some bone on bone action there as Ozolinsh checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Hussain is just out of range.
Hussain throws an overhand right that lands on Ozolinsh's shoulder, as Ozolinsh tries to avoid the shot.
Ozolinsh checks a leg kick.
That kick from Ozolinsh tenderised Hussain's leg. Hussain is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ozolinsh chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A low kick from Hussain misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice body shot.
Ozolinsh keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Hussain throws a body shot but no joy.
Ozolinsh on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Ozolinsh missing with a left hand there. Hussain was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Hussain swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ozolinsh scores with a spinning back kick!
Hussain lands the left hand.
Ozolinsh connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Hussain takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Hussain turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Hussain.
Hussain throws a front kick aimed at Ozolinsh's knee but Ozolinsh avoids it well.
Ozolinsh slips a jab from Hussain.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Ozolinsh takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Hussain throws a big shot that misses.
Hussain wants to land a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Hussain swings and misses with a hook to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Emre Hussain will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Ozolinsh lands a nice shot that snaps Hussain's head back.
Hussain keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Teodors Ozolinsh seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A jab from Hussain misses.
Hussain throws a half hearted mid kick.
Ozolinsh misses with a body kick.
Ozolinsh checks the leg kick nicely there.
It seemed like Ozolinsh was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Hussain throws a jab when Ozolinsh was well out of range.
Hussain turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A clash of legs there as Ozolinsh blocks the low kick.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick that misses.
Hussain pushes Ozolinsh away with a front kick.
Hussain throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch up but Hussain circles away and keeps his distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hussain scores with a nice strike.
Hussain moves out of range as Ozolinsh strikes.
Hussain throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Ozolinsh throws a body shot but no joy.
Hussain moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hussain scores with a jab to the jaw.
Ozolinsh pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hussain moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Hussain throws an overhand right that lands on Ozolinsh's shoulder, as Ozolinsh tries to avoid the shot.
Hussain with a jab.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Hussain.
Ozolinsh lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Ozolinsh throws a combination. Hussain tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Hussain lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Ozolinsh checks a low kick from Hussain.
Hussain throws a jab but it's blocked by Ozolinsh.
Hussain 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.
Nice jab there from Hussain.
Hussain bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Hussain.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Hussain moves away.
As Ozolinsh backs away, Hussain returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Ozolinsh just misses with a punch to the body.
It looked like Hussain wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Ozolinsh connects with a solid leg kick.
Hussain looks to land a right hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range.
Hussain lands a jab to the head.
Good work by Ozolinsh as he checks the leg kick.
Hussain misses with a kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Hussain throws a jab but it's blocked by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Hussain's ribcage but misses.
Hussain shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Ozolinsh blocks a leg kick.
Hussain is looking to land body kicks.
Ozolinsh motions for Hussain to come forward. Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Ozolinsh moves out of range as Hussain throws a body kick.
Ozolinsh appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Hussain displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ozolinsh throws out the jab.
Hussain takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Ozolinsh lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Ozolinsh pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ozolinsh chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Hussain can pounce on him.
Hussain misses with a low kick.
Ozolinsh throws a body shot but no joy.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Hussain's ribcage but misses.
A head kick misses from Ozolinsh.
Hussain pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Hussain lands a leg kick that knocks Ozolinsh off balance momentarily.
A thudding body kick lands there by Ozolinsh!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Hussain throws a low kick, looking for Ozolinsh's leg but Ozolinsh calmly moves out of range.
A big left from Hussain misses.
Hussain pivots, looking for a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range and Hussain settles back down.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Ozolinsh checks a leg kick.
Hussain throws the left hand but Ozolinsh avoids the punch easily.
Ozolinsh shapes to counter with a head kick.
Ozolinsh throws a body punch but Hussain moves out of range.
The fighters circling - Ozolinsh throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Hussain with a hook.
Hussain throws a lazy right hand but Ozolinsh sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ozolinsh counters with a body kick.
Hussain moves away from the strike by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Hussain moves away.
The fighters circling - Hussain throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook. Hussain ducked under it nicely.
Ozolinsh throws a push kick but Hussain slaps the foot to one side.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ozolinsh darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Ozolinsh attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Ozolinsh lands a really nice looking cross but Hussain seems unphased.
A leg kick checked by Ozolinsh.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jab, jab by Ozolinsh - just one landing.
Ozolinsh tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Hussain is just out of range.
Hussain half committed to a counter leg kick.
Ozolinsh takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Ozolinsh defending well as Hussain loads up on a big left hand.
Ozolinsh lands a lovely overhand right.
Hussain scores with a decent looking hook.
Hussain avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Hussain bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Ozolinsh's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Ozolinsh lands a head shot.
Hussain missing with a left hand there. Ozolinsh was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Hussain backing away here, and Ozolinsh unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Nice defenses there by Hussain.
Both fighters circling a little - Ozolinsh finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Ozolinsh uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Hussain.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh just misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hussain was well out of range. Poor timing from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Hussain's ribcage but misses.
Hussain is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ozolinsh.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Ozolinsh! But no joy.
Hussain will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Hussain connects with a solid leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Teodors Ozolinsh will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Jab, jab by Hussain - just one landing.
Hussain cracks the inside of Ozolinsh's front leg.
Ozolinsh lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Hussain at a distance.
Ozolinsh slips under a jab.
Hussain throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Hussain backing away here, and Ozolinsh unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Ozolinsh connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Hussain momentarily.
Ozolinsh lands a really nice looking cross but Hussain seems unphased.
A jab from Ozolinsh finds it's way through Hussain's defenses.

Ozolinsh takes the fight into the clinch.
Ozolinsh goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Hussain breaks from the clinch.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Hussain.
Hussain moves out of range of the body kick from Ozolinsh.
Hussain cracks Ozolinsh with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ozolinsh lands a nice shot that snaps Hussain's head back.
Hussain throws a leg kick that misses.
Hussain misses with a straight left.
Ozolinsh throws a body shot but no joy.
Hussain lands with a good body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh throws out a powerful jab.
Hussain throws a push kick but Ozolinsh slaps the foot to one side.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Hussain.
Ozolinsh throws a lazy right hand but Hussain sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Hussain throws a hook but Ozolinsh blocks it.
Hussain scores with a decent looking hook.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the body kick.
Hussain scores with a nice right hand.
Ozolinsh scores with a shot to the body.
Hussain avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hussain finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A swing and a miss from Ozolinsh.
Hussain connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Ozolinsh momentarily.
Hussain thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ozolinsh tries to clinch but Hussain is having none of it.
Hussain throws a solid leg kick but Ozolinsh takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Hussain.
Hussain scores with a leg kick.
Hussain throws a push kick but Ozolinsh slaps the foot to one side.
A countering left hand to the body from Ozolinsh misses.
Some bone on bone action there as Hussain checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Ozolinsh 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.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Hussain misses with a straight right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hussain misses with the body kick
and Ozolinsh counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Ozolinsh avoids a kick to the body.
Hussain ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Hussain uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Ozolinsh chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Hussain connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Nice defenses there by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh blocks a jab.
Hussain stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Ozolinsh.
Hussain lands with a right hand.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
A little feinted left hand from Hussain on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Hussain misses with a kick to the body.
Ozolinsh misses with a looping right.
Hussain moves away from the strike by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a body kick.
Hussain misses with a low kick.

Ozolinsh gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Hussain lands a left hand that snaps the head of Ozolinsh backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh lands on the inside with an uppercut.
A short uppercut from Ozolinsh.

Hussain pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Ozolinsh takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Ozolinsh throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ozolinsh checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Hussain throws a lazy right hand but Ozolinsh sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ozolinsh looks to land a left hand but Hussain moved out of range nicely.
Ozolinsh wants to slow Hussain down by chopping away at his legs.
Ozolinsh lands a leg kick that knocks Hussain off balance momentarily.
A big left from Hussain misses.
Ozolinsh has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Ozolinsh connects with a single shot there.
Hussain looks to land a right hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range.
Hussain misses with a hook.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick but Hussain moves out of range.
Hussain swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Hussain avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hussain throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Hussain throws a low kick but it's checked well by Ozolinsh.
It seemed like Ozolinsh was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Hussain keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hussain tried to score with a low kick but Ozolinsh checks it.
Hussain scores with a jab to the jaw.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Hussain.
Ozolinsh pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Hussain tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Ozolinsh is able to avoid easily.
Hussain avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Ozolinsh tried to score with a low kick but Hussain checks it.
Ozolinsh throws a jab but it's blocked by Hussain.
Hussain swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Hussain fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range.
A leg kick checked by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh tries a quick counter leg kick but Hussain is wise to it.
Hussain takes a swing at Ozolinsh's ribcage but misses.
Ozolinsh appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Hussain misses with a hook.
Hussain moves out of range of the strikes.
Ozolinsh looks to land a right hand but Hussain moved out of range.
Hussain misses with a low kick as Ozolinsh jumps back.
Ozolinsh takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Hussain takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Hussain misses with an uppercut
and Ozolinsh counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch but Hussain is having none of it.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 30:27
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 27:30
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:30

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Teodors Ozolinsh!

Teodors Ozolinsh really struggled to get his t-shirt on before his hand was raised. Making sure that Reaper Combatwear logo gets some air time is pretty tricky when you're all sweaty.
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Event: Pride FC 44     
Date:   Sep 11, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 210 p4p, 31 weight class) and Emilio Rojas (ranked 424 p4p, 58 weight class). Teodors Ozolinsh could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Emilio Rojas's chin.

178 cm
33
159 lbs
21 - 12 - 0
175 cm
32
168 lbs
15 - 9 - 0
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World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Emilio Rojas!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Shimada, Ren Mimura and Shigeki Sano.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rojas lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Ozolinsh at a distance.
Ozolinsh throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Rojas lands with a good body shot.
A bone on bone clash there as Rojas blocks the leg kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ozolinsh.
Rojas misses with a series of wild punches.

Rojas clinches up against the cage.
We've been informed that Rojas 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.

Rojas manages to break the clinch.
Ozolinsh tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rojas was well out of range. Poor timing from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Rojas checks it well.
Rojas lands an overhand right.
Rojas just misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh defending well as Rojas loads up on a big left hand.
Rojas throws a hook but Ozolinsh avoids it easily.
Ozolinsh is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Rojas has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Rojas there as he acknowledges the shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Rojas clinches up against the cage.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.
Rojas wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Rojas makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Rojas's elbow.
Rojas misses with a body punch.
Ozolinsh throws a punch but it's blocked by Rojas.
Ozolinsh tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ozolinsh scores with a shoulder strike.
Ozolinsh lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Rojas backwards.

Rojas breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Ozolinsh scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Ozolinsh is looking to chop away at Rojas's legs.
Rojas 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.

Rojas moves into the clinch successfully.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Ozolinsh.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Rojas's elbow.
Rojas misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ozolinsh softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Rojas throws a head punch that misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ozolinsh has Rojas pressed against the cage, preventing Rojas from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Rojas misses with the head strike.
Still in the clinch, Rojas scores with a nice short uppercut.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.

Rojas manages to break the clinch.
Rojas throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Ozolinsh stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh lands a jab to the head.
Nice defenses there by Ozolinsh.

Rojas moves into the clinch.

Ozolinsh manages to break the clinch.
Emilio Rojas seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ozolinsh throws a big shot that misses.
Rojas misses with a hook. Ozolinsh ducked under it nicely.
Ozolinsh throws a low kick but Rojas moves out of range easily.
A nice side step and Rojas releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Ozolinsh checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Rojas moves in looking to clinch but Ozolinsh pushes him off.

Rojas takes the fight into the clinch.
Rojas can't find room to land a body shot as Ozolinsh controls the action.
Ozolinsh struggles to land a body shot inside as Rojas controls his hands.
Rojas has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
A short left from Ozolinsh.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rojas.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ozolinsh lands an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rojas.
Ozolinsh tries to throw a body punch but Rojas avoids it by throwing Ozolinsh back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Still in the clinch, Ozolinsh scores with a nice short uppercut.
Ozolinsh lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Rojas working aggressively here.
Ozolinsh lands a hook to the side of the head.
Rojas misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch to the body.
Rojas lands a left hand.
Ozolinsh lands with a short shot to the head.
Ozolinsh misses with some punches.
Ozolinsh is working Rojas over against the cage.
Ozolinsh goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ozolinsh lands a nice uppercut.

Ozolinsh's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Ozolinsh moves out of range as Rojas strikes.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ozolinsh wants to clinch.
A slapping leg kick lands for Ozolinsh.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rojas tries to clinch up but Ozolinsh circles away and keeps his distance.
Rojas takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Ozolinsh moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Ozolinsh waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Rojas.
Ozolinsh works Rojas's body with a nice hook.
Rojas takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Rojas uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ozolinsh.
Rojas works the jab nicely.
Rojas displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ozolinsh throws out the jab.
Ozolinsh blocks a jab.
Ozolinsh uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Rojas.
Rojas lands with a cross.
Ozolinsh fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Rojas manages to avoid it.
Rojas connects with a right hand. Ozolinsh shakes it off.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Rojas lands with a nice body punch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight right.
Ozolinsh's corner calls for a 1-2. Ozolinsh obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Rojas misses with a low kick.
Ozolinsh wants to clinch.
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 Teodors Ozolinsh will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Ozolinsh misses with a hook.
Teodors Ozolinsh is winning the standup battle so far.
Rojas feints and then cracks Ozolinsh's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Ozolinsh down.
A big right from Rojas misses.
Ozolinsh misses the shot to the body.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Rojas! But no joy.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Rojas moves out of range as Ozolinsh strikes.
Ozolinsh jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Rojas throws a shot from downtown. Ozolinsh moves away and avoids it.
Rojas moves out of range of the strikes.
Rojas moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Rojas's ribcage but misses.
The fighters circling - Rojas throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ozolinsh cracks Rojas with an open hand slap.
A shot to the liver by Rojas. Beautiful body shot.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch up.
Rojas connects with a right hand. Ozolinsh shakes it off.
Rojas is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
An attempted straight right counter from Ozolinsh misses the target.
Rojas jabbing away but nothing is landing.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ozolinsh is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh misses with a few strikes there.
Ozolinsh scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ozolinsh. Rojas does a little dance to reset his feet.
A big right from Ozolinsh misses.
Rojas looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Rojas lands with an overhand left.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Rojas.
Ozolinsh pivots, looking for a leg kick but Rojas is out of range and Ozolinsh settles back down.
Rojas swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but Rojas sees it coming and moves out of range.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Rojas uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ozolinsh.
Rojas looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Rojas looks to throw the jab but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but Rojas moved away.
Rojas scores with a jab.
Rojas throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ozolinsh sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Rojas scores with a nice strike.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Rojas avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
A left lands for Ozolinsh.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Rojas throws a hook to the side of Ozolinsh's head but Ozolinsh sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rojas misses the jab.
Ozolinsh fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Rojas looks to land a right hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Ozolinsh misses the target.
Ozolinsh throws a nice outside leg kick.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the body kick from Rojas.
Ozolinsh waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Rojas.
It seemed like Rojas was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch up.
Ozolinsh digs a good hook to Rojas's body.
Rojas keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ozolinsh scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Rojas throws a hook but Ozolinsh avoids it easily.
Rojas swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Rojas throws a poor cross that misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice leg kick.
Rojas moves away from the strike by Ozolinsh.
Rojas throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ozolinsh moves away from the strike by Rojas.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Rojas moves away.
Rojas throws a big shot that misses.
Ozolinsh scores with a shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh scores with a leg kick.
Nice defenses there by Ozolinsh.
Rojas with a jab.
Ozolinsh swings for the body but Rojas moves out of range.
Rojas misses with a double jab.
A decent looking cross lands there for Ozolinsh.
Rojas uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh lands a slapping body shot.
Ozolinsh lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Ozolinsh avoids a punch combination nicely.
Rojas looks to land a right hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range.
Ozolinsh throws the left hand but Rojas avoids the punch easily.
Ozolinsh lands with a thumping leg kick.
Rojas swinging wildly here.
Rojas throws a looping overhand right but Ozolinsh ducks down to avoid it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ozolinsh throws a low kick but Rojas moves out of range easily.
Rojas misses with a looping right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot.
Rojas doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Ozolinsh scores with a jab. Rojas acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Rojas lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Ozolinsh will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Ozolinsh throws a body punch but Rojas moves out of range.
Ozolinsh cracks Rojas with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Rojas moves in looking to clinch but Ozolinsh pushes him off.
Ozolinsh throws a hook but Rojas avoids it easily.
A little jabbing left from Rojas on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Rojas paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Rojas throws a looping overhand right but Ozolinsh ducks down to avoid it.
Rojas fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Rojas lands a jab to the nose.
Ozolinsh misses with an uppercut
and Rojas counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Rojas walks forward, straight into a front kick from Ozolinsh.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Rojas.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the strikes.
Ozolinsh defending well as Rojas loads up on a big left hand.
Ozolinsh throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Rojas is looking to clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Teodors Ozolinsh will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Ozolinsh throws a jab when Rojas was well out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Rojas! But no joy.
Rojas missing with a left hand there. Ozolinsh was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Rojas throws a shot from downtown. Ozolinsh moves away and avoids it.
Ozolinsh connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Ozolinsh connects with a solid leg kick.
Rojas takes a swing at Ozolinsh's ribcage but misses.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Rojas.
Ozolinsh misses with a low kick.
Rojas takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Rojas throws a solid leg kick but Ozolinsh takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Rojas.
Rojas lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Ozolinsh at a distance.
Rojas throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Ozolinsh feints and then cracks Rojas's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Rojas down.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rojas throws a shot from downtown. Ozolinsh moves away and avoids it.
Rojas defending well as Ozolinsh loads up on a big left hand.
Rojas throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ozolinsh sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Rojas.
Ozolinsh connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Rojas momentarily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Rojas on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Ozolinsh takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rojas smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Rojas scores with a jab to the jaw.
Rojas takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Ozolinsh throws a good cross that connects.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the body kick from Rojas.
Ozolinsh misses with a looping left.
Ozolinsh walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Rojas checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Rojas is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Ozolinsh with a body shot.
Ozolinsh slips a jab and a cross from Rojas.
Rojas's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Rojas blocks a jab.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ozolinsh connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Rojas throws a right hand that misses
letting Ozolinsh counter with a right hand.

Ozolinsh moves into the clinch successfully.
Rojas misses with a punch on the inside.

Rojas breaks from the clinch.
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!
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Rojas looks to score with a jab to the body but Ozolinsh is just out of range.
Ozolinsh waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Rojas.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh scores with a jab to the body.
Ozolinsh uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Rojas.
Ozolinsh misses with a low kick.
Rojas slips under a jab from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh defending well as Rojas loads up on a big left hand.
Rojas moves away from the strike by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh cracks the inside of Rojas's front leg.
Rojas jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ozolinsh cracks Rojas with an open hand slap.
Ozolinsh keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Rojas.
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Rojas.
Rojas moves out of range as Ozolinsh strikes.
Rojas moves away from the strike by Ozolinsh.
Rojas misses with a straight left.
Rojas's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Ozolinsh connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Rojas scrambles back to his feet.
Rojas takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Ozolinsh wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Rojas tries to clinch but Ozolinsh is having none of it.
Rojas throws the left hand but Ozolinsh avoids the punch easily.
Emilio Rojas has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh staying out of range there.
An attempted straight right counter from Ozolinsh misses the target.
Rojas takes one to the side of the head.
Rojas fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Ozolinsh doesn't manage to clinch there - Rojas circles away.
Rojas throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Rojas slips a straight right by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh lands with a kick to the ribs.
Rojas misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
A little feinted left hand from Ozolinsh on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Ozolinsh scores with a kick to the midsection.
A combination from Rojas does no damage.
A swing and a miss from Rojas.
Ozolinsh slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Rojas checks a low kick from Ozolinsh.
Rojas looks to score with a jab to the body but Ozolinsh is just out of range.
Rojas misses with a right hand
enabling Ozolinsh to counter with a crisp jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rojas takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick that misses.
Ozolinsh with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Rojas to score with a decent uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rojas takes a swing at Ozolinsh's ribcage but misses.
Ozolinsh lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Rojas throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Rojas has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick but Rojas moves out of range.
Ozolinsh lands a body shot.
Rojas avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a body shot but no joy.
Rojas misses the jab.
Ozolinsh looks to throw the jab but Rojas is out of range.
Rojas throws out a counter right but Ozolinsh avoids it with no problem.
Rojas has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Ozolinsh slips a straight right by Rojas.

Ozolinsh clinches up with Rojas and pushes him back against the cage.

Rojas's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh connects with a looping right hand.
Rojas misses with a jab to the body
and Ozolinsh cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Ozolinsh scores with a body shot.
Rojas misses with a straight left.
A quick step to the side and Ozolinsh tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Rojas misses with a hook.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Yukihiro Shimada scores the fight 29:28
Judge Ren Mimura scores the fight 30:27
Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Teodors Ozolinsh!

Teodors Ozolinsh took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, Reaper Combatwear for their support in the buildup to the fight.
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Event: Pride FC 40     
Date:   Aug 14, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Min-Sik Song (ranked 45 p4p, 6 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 107 p4p, 14 weight class). Song's entrance music is nkoha - Akatsuki. A fine choice. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

182 cm
30
159 lbs
23 - 6 - 1
178 cm
32
159 lbs
21 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Min-Sik Song!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Song swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Song looks to throw the jab but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Ozolinsh tries a quick counter leg kick but Song is wise to it.
Ozolinsh misses with an uppercut.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Song is just out of range.
Song moves out of range of the body kick.
Song tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Min-Sik Song seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Song is just out of range.
Song takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A solid body kick from Song.
Ozolinsh walks forward, straight into a front kick from Song.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the leg kick from Song.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Song's ribcage but misses.
Good standup being displayed there by Song as he connects with a hook.
Ozolinsh throws a big shot that misses.
A bone on bone clash there as Song blocks the leg kick.
Ozolinsh needs to keep his hands up - Song had a free shot at his head there.
A bone on bone clash there as Ozolinsh blocks the leg kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Song.
We've been told by Song's head coaches at Diamond Unbreakable that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ozolinsh takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Song scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ozolinsh on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Ozolinsh throws a big shot that misses.
Ozolinsh on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Ozolinsh is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Song rather than just go for the knockout.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the leg kick from Song.
Ozolinsh waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Song.
Ozolinsh throws out a loose jab but Song uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Good leg kick by Song there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Song digs a good body shot into Ozolinsh's ribs.
Song dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Ozolinsh. That did some damage!
Song throws the left hand but Ozolinsh avoids the punch easily.
Ozolinsh misses with an uppercut. Song saw that one coming.
Song looks for the body kick but Ozolinsh saw that one coming.
Ozolinsh avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Song ducks right into an uppercut from Ozolinsh.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Song throws the left hand but Ozolinsh avoids the punch easily.
Song tries a low kick but Ozolinsh avoids it.
Ozolinsh jabs at Song's body.
Song digs a good hook to Ozolinsh's body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Song tries to work over Ozolinsh's front leg with a kick but Ozolinsh checks it.
Song lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Ozolinsh rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Song counters with a straight right hand.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Ozolinsh throws a body punch but Song moves out of range.
Song tries to score with a low kick but Ozolinsh moves his leg out of the way.
Ozolinsh comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Ozolinsh dips to his left and cracks Song with an uppercut!
Ozolinsh scores with a decent looking hook.
Ozolinsh connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Ozolinsh fails in his attempt to clinch.
Ozolinsh misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Song keeps Ozolinsh at a distance using the push kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Song. That's going to slow Ozolinsh down.
Ozolinsh fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Song manages to avoid it.
Song avoids the head kick by Ozolinsh.
Song waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ozolinsh.
Song misses with a hook.
Song takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Ozolinsh tries to land a front kick but Song steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Song was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Nice body kick from Ozolinsh.
Song waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh jabs at Song's body.

Ozolinsh gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Still in the clinch, Song scores with a nice short uppercut.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with an uppercut but Song uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Song lands a hook that snaps the head of Ozolinsh backwards.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Song scores with a shot to the side of Ozolinsh's head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Song.
Song lands on the inside with an uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Song blocking some punches.
A nice left hand lands by Ozolinsh.
Song lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Song has a couple of punches blocked by Ozolinsh.
Song wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Song softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Ozolinsh lands an uppercut.
Song lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Song swings wildly with an uppercut but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

Song's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Song tries a low kick but Ozolinsh avoids it.

Ozolinsh instigates a clinch.
Song blocking some punches.
Ozolinsh tries to throw a body punch but Song avoids it by throwing Ozolinsh back against the cage.
A nice left hand lands by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Song has a couple of punches blocked by Ozolinsh.
Song blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ozolinsh tries a body shot but Song blocks it.
Ozolinsh lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Song or not.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Song wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Ozolinsh has him pressed against the cage.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook from the clinch.

Ozolinsh pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Song lands with a hook. Ozolinsh tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.

Song tries to keep at a distance but Ozolinsh has taken the fight into the clinch.
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 Min-Sik Song will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Song is looking to slow Ozolinsh down with leg kicks.
Ozolinsh throws a body shot but no joy.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick but Song moves out of range.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Song uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Song scoring well with a low kick there.
Song slips under a jab.
It appears Song was looking to counter with a kick there.
A left lands for Song.
Ozolinsh lands with a shot to the body.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Song's ribcage but misses.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Ozolinsh 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.
Ozolinsh feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Song's calf.
Song misses with a head kick.
Song takes one on the button.
Ozolinsh just misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh misses with a low kick.
Song throws out a loose jab but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Song avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Song throws a body punch but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Song lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Ozolinsh just misses with a punch to the body.
Song throws a body shot but no joy.
Song throws out a leg kick but Ozolinsh moves out of range and Song only half commits.
Ozolinsh throws a front kick aimed at Song's knee but Song avoids it well.
Ozolinsh takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Song scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Ozolinsh cracks Song with a good jab.
Song throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ozolinsh throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ozolinsh misses with the body kick
letting Song counter with a right hand.
Song throws a shot from downtown. Ozolinsh moves away and avoids it.
Song on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Song 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.
Song throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Some wild striking there from Ozolinsh.
A lazy left from Ozolinsh finds it's target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ozolinsh throws out a loose jab but Song uses good head movement to avoid it.
Song uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh lands a nice shot to the body.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Song.
Ozolinsh takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Song connects with a body shot that sends Ozolinsh's belly button to the back.
Min-Sik Song is winning the standup battle so far.
Song misses with a leg kick
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice leg kick.
Ozolinsh on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Ozolinsh keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ozolinsh throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A left lands for Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Song's head backwards.
Song digs a good body shot into Ozolinsh's ribs.
Song slips under a jab from Ozolinsh.
Song attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
It seemed like Ozolinsh was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Good shot there by Song.
Song lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Ozolinsh checks a leg kick.
Ozolinsh throws out a loose jab but Song uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh throws a jab when Song was well out of range.
Jab, jab by Song - just one landing.
Ozolinsh scores with a jab. Song acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
A big left from Ozolinsh misses.
Song lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Song swats away the attempt to clinch by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the body kick from Song.
Song throws out a leg kick but Ozolinsh moves out of range and Song only half commits.
Song throws a big shot that misses.
Ozolinsh throws a body shot but no joy.
Ozolinsh scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Song doesn't seem bothered though.
Ozolinsh pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Song lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Song throws a sloppy body shot
and Ozolinsh counters with a left to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ozolinsh throws a sloppy head kick and Song moves out of range easily.
Song takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Song clobbers Ozolinsh with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Song throws a shot from downtown. Ozolinsh moves away and avoids it.
Song throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ozolinsh lands a nice leg kick that just misses Song's sensitive parts.
Song pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ozolinsh takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Song checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Song swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ozolinsh takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Ozolinsh lands with a shot to the body.
A nice inside leg kick there by Song. That's going to slow Ozolinsh down.
Ozolinsh's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Song defending well as Ozolinsh loads up on a big left hand.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Song.
Song misses with a straight right.
A nice leg kick lands there from Ozolinsh.
Song keeps Ozolinsh at a distance using the push kick.
Song scores with a hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Min-Sik Song will probably get the nod.
That's time! Song's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Song throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ozolinsh sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ozolinsh waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Song.
Ozolinsh scores with a hook to the body. Song takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Song keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Song ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ozolinsh moves away.
Song with a nice cross.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Song 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 Ozolinsh has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Ozolinsh and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A good leg kick by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh connects with a solid leg kick.
Ozolinsh 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.
Song avoids the head kick by Ozolinsh.
Song throws a body shot but no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Song fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Song shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Ozolinsh throws the left hand but Song avoids the punch easily.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Decent striking displayed by Song there.
Ozolinsh lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Song at a distance.
Song loads up on a big right hand but Ozolinsh slips the punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Song missing with a left hand there. Ozolinsh was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Song uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook. Song ducked under it nicely.
Song is looking to counter punch.
Ozolinsh has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Song.
Ozolinsh looks to land a right hand but Song moved out of range.
Ozolinsh will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Song doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Ozolinsh pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Ozolinsh tries to land a front kick but Song steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Song blocks a head kick by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Song connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ozolinsh ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Song throws a sloppy body shot
and Song takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Song moves away.
Song stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Ozolinsh looks to land a left hand but Song moved out of range nicely.
Song chopping away at his opponent's legs.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Song swings for the body but Ozolinsh moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Song throws a poor cross that misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Song circles away from the clinch attempt.
A counter left hand to the body from Song misses its target.
Song throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Song misses with an uppercut.
An inside leg kick from Ozolinsh misses.
Ozolinsh throws a body punch but Song moves out of range.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Song has time to react.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Ozolinsh slips under a jab.
Song moves away from the strike by Ozolinsh.
As Ozolinsh backs away, Song returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Song throws a leg kick that is checked
and Ozolinsh counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Song throws a body shot but no joy.
Song is looking to chop away at Ozolinsh's legs.
Song uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ozolinsh.
Nice defenses there by Ozolinsh.
Song misses with a straight left.
Song comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Ozolinsh cracks the inside of Song's front leg.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Song misses with a low kick.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Ozolinsh blocks a jab.
Ozolinsh lands a nice hook to Song's body. Song takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Ozolinsh missing with a left hand there. Song was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Ozolinsh swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Song checks a low kick from Ozolinsh.
That kick from Ozolinsh tenderised Song's leg. Song is trying to keep his angry face on.
Ozolinsh throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Song attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Ozolinsh throws out a counter right but Song avoids it with no problem.
Ozolinsh on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Song. Song obviously looking to wear him down.
Song connects with the punch.
A shot to the liver by Ozolinsh. Beautiful body shot.
Song misses with a kick to the body.
Ozolinsh checks a leg kick.
Song throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Ozolinsh ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Ozolinsh throws a half hearted mid kick.
Song throwing a counter right hand but Ozolinsh manages to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh wants to slow Song down by chopping away at his legs.
Song misses with a low kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ozolinsh avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ozolinsh moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Song swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A jab lands there for Song.
Ozolinsh looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Song just misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Song can pounce on him.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight right.
A quick step to the side and Song tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook
and Song counters with a solid body kick.
Both fighters circling a little - Song finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Ozolinsh throws an overhand right that lands on Song's shoulder, as Song tries to avoid the shot.
Ozolinsh lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ozolinsh looks to throw the jab but Song is out of range.
Song looks to score with a jab to the body but Ozolinsh is just out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Song throws a nice inside leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Min-Sik Song did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Song throws a looping overhand right but Ozolinsh ducks down to avoid it.
Song misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh thows a left - swing and a miss!
Song tried to counter with a leg kick but Ozolinsh avoided it.
Song throws a low kick but it's checked well by Ozolinsh.
Song slips under a jab.
Jab, jab by Song - just one landing.
Ozolinsh waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Song.
Song doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Song needs to keep his hands up - Ozolinsh had a free shot at his head there.
Song throws a wild body kick that Ozolinsh sees coming a mile off.
Nice shot lands for Song.
Ozolinsh throws out a loose jab but Song uses good head movement to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Song connects with a jab.
Song throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Song throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Song scoring well with a low kick there.
Song cracks the inside of Ozolinsh's front leg.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ozolinsh scores with a jab. Song acknowledges it with a nod of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Song swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
A nice inside leg kick there by Ozolinsh. That's going to slow Song down.
Song pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Song fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ozolinsh manages to avoid it.
Ozolinsh tries to land a leg kick but Song saw it coming and moves away.
Song clobbers Ozolinsh with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Ozolinsh walks into a jab.
A slow jab from Ozolinsh misses its intended target.
Song tests Ozolinsh's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Song throws a front kick aimed at Ozolinsh's knee but Ozolinsh avoids it well.
Song scores with a leg kick.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight right.
Ozolinsh lands a slapping body shot.
Ozolinsh tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Song lands a front kick.
Song uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ozolinsh.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Song avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Song appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Song.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Song's ribcage but misses.
Song throws a head kick that misses.
Song misses with a leg kick.
Song avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Ozolinsh misses with an uppercut. Song saw that one coming.
Crunch! Ozolinsh slams his shin into Song's torso.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Song throws a leg kick that misses.
Song fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Ozolinsh on the side of the head.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Song.
Song with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Ozolinsh throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Song lands a jab to the head.
Song takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Song feints and then cracks Ozolinsh's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Ozolinsh down.
Ozolinsh throws a jab when Song was well out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Song moves out of range of the strikes.
A looping hook to the body misses from Song. Ozolinsh does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ozolinsh walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Song checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Song scoring well with a low kick there.
Song uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh motions for Song to come forward. Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Song getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Ozolinsh checks a leg kick nicely.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Song has time to react.
Ozolinsh stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Song moves out of range as Ozolinsh strikes.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
A chopping leg kick lands by Song.
Song throws a body shot but no joy.
Song wants to land a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Nice defenses there by Song.
Jab by Song.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Song stuns Ozolinsh with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Crunch! Song slams his shin into Ozolinsh's torso.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ozolinsh scores with a sloppy right hand. Song should have avoided that one.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ozolinsh. Song does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ozolinsh tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Song was well out of range. Poor timing from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws an off balance right hand
and Song counters with a thumping low kick.
Song on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Song's ribcage but misses.
Song just misses with a punch to the body.
Song fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ozolinsh manages to avoid it.
Song is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ozolinsh.
Song keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Song pivots, looking for a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range and Song settles back down.
Ozolinsh throws out a loose jab but Song uses good head movement to avoid it.
Good shot there by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Ozolinsh takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
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 Min-Sik Song will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Decent striking displayed by Ozolinsh there.
Ozolinsh comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Ozolinsh tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Song is able to avoid easily.
Ozolinsh lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Song ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Song tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Ozolinsh is able to avoid easily.
Song swings widly with a right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a stiff right hand.
Song throws a jab when Ozolinsh was well out of range.
Song throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh sees it coming and moves out of range.
Ozolinsh throws a body punch but Song moves out of range.
Ozolinsh lands with a shot to the body.
Song connects with an inside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Song throws a big shot that misses.
Ozolinsh lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Ozolinsh scores with a spinning back kick!
Ozolinsh goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Song thows a left - swing and a miss!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Song throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.

That's one minute gone in the round.
That kick from Song tenderised Ozolinsh's leg. Ozolinsh is trying to keep his angry face on.
Ozolinsh misses with an uppercut.
Song lands a glancing blow to the side of Ozolinsh's head.
Song slips under a jab from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh scores with a hook to the body. Song takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Song avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Song scores with a jab to the body.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Song moves away.
Song appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Song bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Ozolinsh displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Song throws out the jab.
Ozolinsh gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Song.
Ozolinsh throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Ozolinsh on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Song throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ozolinsh sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ozolinsh moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Song throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Ozolinsh lands a slapping body shot.
Teodors Ozolinsh has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Song lands a really nice looking cross but Ozolinsh seems unphased.
Ozolinsh lands a high kick!
A lazy left from Song finds it's target.
A nice inside leg kick there by Song. That's going to slow Ozolinsh down.
Song misses with the body kick
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice kick to the body.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Song waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ozolinsh.
Song misses with a leg kick
and Ozolinsh counters with a body kick.
Song takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Song scores with a jab.
Nice uppercut lands for Ozolinsh. That snapped Song's head back.
Song scores with a jab to the head.
A chopping leg kick lands by Ozolinsh.
Song lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Song ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Song tries a head kick but it misses.
Ozolinsh has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Ozolinsh takes one to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Song on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Song walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Ozolinsh checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Ozolinsh let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Song throws a low kick but Ozolinsh avoids it.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Song changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Song throws a hook but Ozolinsh avoids it easily.
Ozolinsh steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Song. That one must have hurt.
Ozolinsh looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Ozolinsh looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Ozolinsh is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Song.
Ozolinsh on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Song misses with a hook.
Song just misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Ozolinsh scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Song misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Song 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 Ozolinsh has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Ozolinsh and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Song throws a leg kick which misses Ozolinsh's front leg but catches the back leg as Ozolinsh tries to avoid it.
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot.
Ozolinsh ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ozolinsh is looking to clinch but Song is avoiding it.
Ozolinsh throws a hook but Song avoids it easily.
Song ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ozolinsh moves away.
Ozolinsh swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ozolinsh is looking to slow Song down with leg kicks.
Song throws a hook but Ozolinsh avoids it easily.
A slapping leg kick lands for Song.
Ozolinsh throws a shot to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh loads up on a big right hand but Song slips the punch.
Ozolinsh dips down and scores with a jab 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.
Ozolinsh fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Ozolinsh swings away with a body shot that misses
and Song counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Teodors Ozolinsh.
Well Song has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 48:47
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 49:46
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Min-Sik Song!

Min-Sik Song retains his lightweight title!
Min-Sik Song bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: Pride FC 35     
Date:   Jul 20, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Derek Harris (ranked 206 p4p, 31 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 146 p4p, 22 weight class). Harris comes to the cage accompanied by Not again - You all ready dropped?. Rumors backstage are that the fighters have been paid to keep it standing but we know that would never happen in MMA!

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Derek Harris!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Wagner Zegers and Aafke Stam.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice uppercut lands for Harris. That snapped Ozolinsh's head back.
Harris thuds a left hand into Ozolinsh's body.
Harris throws a leg kick that misses.
Ozolinsh throws a lazy uppercut
and Harris connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Harris misses the body punch
and Ozolinsh counters with a thumping low kick.
Harris just misses with a punch to the body.
Harris definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Ozolinsh wants to slow Harris down by chopping away at his legs.
Harris looks to land a combination. Ozolinsh sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Harris keeps Ozolinsh at a distance using the push kick.
Harris scores with a jab to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Harris throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh checks it.
Ozolinsh only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Harris lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ozolinsh misses the shot to the body.
Ozolinsh needs to keep his hands up - Harris had a free shot at his head there.
Harris misses with an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Harris uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Harris throws a lazy uppercut
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Harris thinking.
Ozolinsh throws a half hearted mid kick.
Harris uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ozolinsh.
Harris misses with a body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Harris. Ozolinsh does a little dance to reset his feet.
A little jabbing left from Ozolinsh on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Harris scores with a hook.
Nice body punch from Ozolinsh.
A head kick by Harris misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice uppercut.
Ozolinsh lands a leg kick that knocks Harris off balance momentarily.
Ozolinsh misses with an uppercut
and Harris counters with a slapping leg kick.
Harris throws a sloppy head kick
enabling Ozolinsh to counter with a crisp jab.

Harris fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Ozolinsh, pushing him back against the cage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Harris lands a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A shot in the inside from Harris.
Harris lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Harris connects with a knee to the head.
Harris working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Harris.
Harris tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Harris throws a knee to the head but misses.
Ozolinsh has a couple of punches blocked by Harris.
Ozolinsh is leaning against Harris and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Harris misses with a hook from the clinch.
Harris with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Harris misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.
Harris lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Harris throws a head punch that misses.
Harris fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Harris digs a right hand underneath Ozolinsh's ribcage. Ozolinsh let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Ozolinsh on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ozolinsh.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Harris throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Ozolinshs head.
Ozolinsh lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Harris backwards.
Harris with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Harris blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh misses with the head strike.
Harris lands a body shot.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Harris scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Ozolinsh working aggressively here.

Ozolinsh breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Derek Harris seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Harris lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Ozolinsh rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Harris counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Ozolinsh thinking.
Ozolinsh lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Harris scores with a nice right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Harris tries a head kick but it misses.
A little jabbing left from Ozolinsh on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A shot to the body from Ozolinsh misses
and Harris counters with an inside leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Harris waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a low kick as Harris jumps back.
Harris connects with an inside leg kick.
Harris connects with a solid leg kick.
Harris misses with a wild body shot.
Nice defenses there by Harris.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Ozolinsh tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh avoids the body shot from Harris.
Harris uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Ozolinsh has time to react.
Harris loads up on a big right hand but Ozolinsh slips the punch.
A cross from Harris lands.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Derek Harris 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.


Ozolinsh throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Harris moves away from the strike by Ozolinsh.
Harris keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ozolinsh.
As Ozolinsh looks to move away, Harris throws a big counter combo but Ozolinsh just gets out of the way.
Nice body kick from Harris.
Harris tries to clinch
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Harris works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
A slapping leg kick lands for Harris.
Derek Harris is winning the standup battle so far.
Harris ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Harris closes the distance and lands a one-two.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ozolinsh feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Harris's calf.
Ozolinsh takes a jab right on the kisser.
No joy there for Harris, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Ozolinsh! But no joy.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Harris misses with a straight left.
Ozolinsh now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Harris throws a leg kick that misses.
It seemed like Ozolinsh was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Harris wants to clinch.
Harris looks to land a right hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range.
Ozolinsh now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Donk. Ozolinsh catches Harris right on the button with a cross.
Harris misses with a looping left.
Ozolinsh fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Harris manages to avoid it.
A shot to the liver by Ozolinsh. Beautiful body shot.
Harris throws a hook to the side of Ozolinsh's head but Ozolinsh sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Harris on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Harris closes the distance looking to clinch
and Ozolinsh counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Harris lands a head kick!
Harris throws a body shot but no joy.
Ozolinsh wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Harris falls off balance throwing a combination
letting Ozolinsh counter with a right hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Harris misses with a leg kick
and Ozolinsh counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Harris 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 Ozolinsh has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Ozolinsh and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Harris is looking to clinch but Ozolinsh is avoiding it.
Harris is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Ozolinsh can do to turn this around?
Ozolinsh throws a hook but Harris blocks it.
Ozolinsh lands with a hook. Harris tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Harris rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Harris takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Harris misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ozolinsh.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Harris scores with a hook to the body. Ozolinsh takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Harris stalks Ozolinsh and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Ozolinsh's face. Ozolinsh staggers backwards, shaken.
Ozolinsh scores with a hook to the body. Harris takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Harris throws a solid leg kick but Ozolinsh takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Harris.
Ozolinsh throws out a counter right but Harris avoids it with no problem.
Harris blocks a leg kick.
Harris throws a body shot but no joy.
Harris throws a body kick that misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a left to the body.
Harris scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Ozolinsh misses with a body kick.
Harris uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh jabs Harris to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Harris swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Harris misses with a hook to the body
and Harris takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ozolinsh throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Harris scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Harris lands a jab to the head.
A bone on bone clash there as Ozolinsh blocks the leg kick.
Ozolinsh looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Harris connects with a jab.
Ozolinsh defending well as Harris loads up on a big left hand.
Harris misses with a lunging right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Harris keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A head kick misses from Harris.
Ozolinsh appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Ozolinsh scores with a nice strike.
Harris on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Harris takes a shot to the body in his stride.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Teodors Ozolinsh showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Ozolinsh scores with a jab to the jaw.
Harris pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Ozolinsh throws a big shot that misses.
Ozolinsh lands a nice shot to the body.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight left.
Harris misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Ozolinsh moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Harris rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
enabling Ozolinsh to counter with a crisp jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Harris misses with a low kick as Ozolinsh jumps back.
Harris throws a low kick, looking for Ozolinsh's leg but Ozolinsh calmly moves out of range.
Harris throws a leg kick
and Ozolinsh counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A telegraphed right hand from Ozolinsh misses the target.
Harris half committed to a counter leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A nice combination there by Ozolinsh.
Harris takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Harris counters with a nice body shot.
Ozolinsh takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Harris throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Ozolinsh stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Harris misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ozolinsh.
A little jabbing left from Ozolinsh on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ozolinsh looks to land a right hand but Harris moved out of range.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Harris misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ozolinsh lands with a right to the head.
Harris blocks a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Harris's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ozolinsh working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Harris lands a left hand.
Ozolinsh's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Ozolinsh throws a head punch that misses.
Ozolinsh tries to work over Harris's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the ribs.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Ozolinsh.
Harris tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Harris swings wildly with an uppercut but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ozolinsh goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ozolinsh scores with a nice hook to the head.
Harris working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A frustrated look appears on Ozolinsh's face as he tries to break the clinch.
A knee to the head by Harris.
Harris misses with a knee strike.
Ozolinsh misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh lands with a right to the head.
Ozolinsh lands with a right to the head.
Harris digs a right hand underneath Ozolinsh's ribcage. Ozolinsh let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Harris blocks an uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Harris lands a shoulder strike.
Harris blocking some punches.
Harris struggles to land a body shot inside as Ozolinsh controls his hands.
Harris throws a punch but it's blocked by Ozolinsh.
Harris trying to land knees to the body.
Harris tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Ozolinsh misses with some punches.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with an uppercut but Harris uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh lands a shot to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Harris throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Ozolinsh blocks it with crossed arms.
Ozolinsh misses with a body punch.
Ozolinsh blocking some punches.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Ozolinsh creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Ozolinsh goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A short left from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with the head strike.
Ozolinsh makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Ozolinsh tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Harris misses with a body punch.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh tries a body shot but Harris blocks it.
Harris throws a knee to the head but misses.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Harris landing knees to the head.
Ozolinsh doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Ozolinsh stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Ozolinsh lands with a short shot to the head.
A nice right hand lands inside from Ozolinsh.
A right hook to the body lands for Ozolinsh.
Harris blocks an uppercut.
Ozolinsh working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Derek Harris has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Ozolinsh tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Harris's elbow.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ozolinsh.
Harris throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Ozolinsh blocks it with crossed arms.
Harris tries a body shot but Ozolinsh blocks it.
Harris with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Harris misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ozolinsh.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 28:29
Judge Wagner Zegers scores the fight 28:29
Judge Aafke Stam scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Teodors Ozolinsh!

An out of breath and clearly excited Teodors Ozolinsh thanked Reaper Combatwear for their help and support (and free stuff they sent him).
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Event: Pride FC 27     
Date:   Jun 22, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Fiyero Lermontov (ranked 190 p4p, 29 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 214 p4p, 31 weight class). Teodors Ozolinsh has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Fiyero Lermontov's chin.

180 cm
25
165 lbs
15 - 4 - 1
178 cm
32
159 lbs
19 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Conviction
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Fiyero Lermontov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Tarja Halkonen, Ben Zyskovitsi and Matti Vanhoillinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lermontov slips under a jab from Ozolinsh.
Lermontov connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

Lermontov pushes Ozolinsh up against the cage in a clinch.
Lermontov blocks an uppercut.
A right hand to the body from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Lermontov is trying to pull guard but Ozolinsh has him pressed against the cage.
Lermontov tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A head punch on the inside from Ozolinsh fails to land.

Lermontov jumps into guard, dragging Ozolinsh to the mat.
Ozolinsh seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.

Lermontov looking for subs off his back but Ozolinsh has passed one foot through into half guard.
Lermontov slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Lermontov has his foot on Ozolinsh's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Ozolinsh works his way back into a safe position though.
We've been hearing good reports from Lermontov's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.

Lermontov working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Ozolinsh has passed into half guard!
Ozolinsh is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.

Lermontov looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Lermontov is trying to maintain the position but Ozolinsh is very close to passing his half guard.
Ozolinsh wants to pass to mount but Lermontov is defending the position.

Lermontov looking for submissions off his back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lermontov wants to get back to full guard.

Lermontov looking for a kimura from the bottom but Ozolinsh passes into side control!
Ozolinsh controlling from side mount.
Lermontov is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Ozolinsh controls the position.
Lermontov prevents Ozolinsh from improving position.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Lermontov swings for the body but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Ozolinsh looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Lermontov comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Ozolinsh moves into range and connects with a jab.
Ozolinsh throws a lazy right hand but Lermontov sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Lermontov scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Ozolinsh doesn't seem bothered though.
Fiyero Lermontov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Lermontov slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Lermontov is looking to clinch but Ozolinsh is avoiding it.
Lermontov lands with a cross.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Lermontov forces Ozolinsh back against the cage and clinches.
Ozolinsh working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Lermontov is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Ozolinsh to keep the fight standing.
Ozolinsh throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Lermontovs head.
Lermontov tries to pull guard but Ozolinsh forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Ozolinsh tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ozolinsh working some nice short punches in the clinch.

Lermontov drags the fight down to the ground.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ozolinsh is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Lermontov is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Ozolinsh defends well.
Lermontov being controlled here, momentarily.

Lermontov is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
Ozolinsh is pushing down on Lermontov's leg trying to pass to half guard. Lermontov is fighting to maintain full guard but Ozolinsh has managed to sneak the leg through.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Lermontov is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Ozolinsh is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.

Lermontov has guillotine here! It looks pretty tight! Could this be all over! No, Ozolinsh escapes and passes into side control at the same time. Nice work there by Ozolinsh!
Ozolinsh taking a breather here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lermontov can't do much from the bottom here.
Ozolinsh wants to lay and pray for a moment but Lermontov keeps working.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Lermontov walks into a left hand.
That kick from Ozolinsh tenderised Lermontov's leg. Lermontov is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lermontov throws out a loose jab but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh slips a jab from Lermontov.
Nice jab there from Lermontov.
Lermontov lands a two punch combo.
Lermontov tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Ozolinsh paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Ozolinsh now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Lermontov throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Lermontov misses with a lunging right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Lermontov swings widly with a right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with an outside leg kick.
Lermontov fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Ozolinsh on the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Lermontov wants to clinch.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Lermontov steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with an uppercut. Lermontov saw that one coming.
That kick from Lermontov tenderised Ozolinsh's leg. Ozolinsh is trying to keep his angry face on.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Teodors Ozolinsh showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


Lermontov uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Ozolinsh has time to react.
Lermontov throws a leg kick which misses Ozolinsh's front leg but catches the back leg as Ozolinsh tries to avoid it.

Lermontov rushes Ozolinsh and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Ozolinsh struggles to land a body shot inside as Lermontov controls his hands.
Ozolinsh lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Ozolinsh working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh working some nice short punches in the clinch.

Lermontov is rocked!
Lermontov tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Ozolinsh just stands there and leans against the cage.
Oh Lermontov is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Ozolinsh lands a shot to the body.
Ozolinsh blocking some punches.
Lermontov is trying to pull guard but Ozolinsh turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Ozolinsh lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Lermontov jumps guard but Ozolinsh turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Fiyero Lermontov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Lermontov jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Ozolinsh walks away with a smile on his face. Lermontov gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Ozolinsh moves away from the strike by Lermontov.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Lermontov moves away.
Lermontov avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Lermontov swings widly with a right hand
and Ozolinsh scores with a counter punch that sends Lermontov to the canvas! Ozolinsh smells blood - he's punishing Lermontov with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! Lermontov has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:59 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Teodors Ozolinsh!
An out of breath and clearly excited Teodors Ozolinsh thanked Reaper Combatwear for their help and support (and free stuff they sent him).
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Event: Pride FC 21     
Date:   May 18, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Jack Daniels (ranked 190 p4p, 24 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 536 p4p, 68 weight class). Teodors Ozolinsh has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

179 cm
40
163 lbs
35 - 17 - 3
178 cm
31
159 lbs
18 - 11 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Freebok (85% Laundry)

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 17 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of New York, Jack Daniels!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, Yves DeLean and William Peck.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Daniels looks to land a right hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range.
Daniels throws out a loose jab but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
It seemed like Ozolinsh was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Ozolinsh takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Daniels takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
A big right from Ozolinsh misses.
Daniels 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.
Daniels fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ozolinsh manages to avoid it.
Ozolinsh let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Good standup being displayed there by Ozolinsh as he connects with a hook.
Daniels throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ozolinsh sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Daniels definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Daniels lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
A big right from Daniels misses.
Decent striking displayed by Daniels there.
Ozolinsh gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A chopping leg kick lands by Daniels.
Daniels fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Ozolinsh on the side of the head.
Ozolinsh slips a straight right by Daniels.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Daniels throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Daniels connects with a leg kick. Ozolinsh looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Daniels lands with a kick to the ribs.
Daniels avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ozolinsh checks a leg kick.
Ozolinsh scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Ozolinsh attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Daniels throws a shot from downtown. Ozolinsh moves away and avoids it.
Jack Daniels seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Daniels misses with a hook. Ozolinsh ducked under it nicely.
Ozolinsh only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Daniels throws an overhand right that lands on Ozolinsh's shoulder, as Ozolinsh tries to avoid the shot.
Daniels pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Daniels!
Ozolinsh staying out of range there.
Daniels fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Ozolinsh on the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ozolinsh throws a shot from downtown. Daniels moves away and avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Daniels throws a right and a left that Ozolinsh avoids nicely.
Ozolinsh steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Ozolinsh bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
It seemed like Ozolinsh was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Daniels dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Ozolinsh defending well as Daniels loads up on a big left hand.
Ozolinsh fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Daniels digs a good hook to Ozolinsh's body.
Nice uppercut lands for Daniels. That snapped Ozolinsh's head back.
Daniels throws a hook but Ozolinsh blocks it.
It seemed like Ozolinsh was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Ozolinsh looks to land a left hand but Daniels moved out of range nicely.
Ozolinsh lands a front kick.
Daniels throws a lazy right hand but Ozolinsh sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Daniels bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Ozolinsh's head backwards.
Ozolinsh lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Daniels circles away quickly and effectively.
Ozolinsh ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh blocks a head kick by Daniels.
Daniels lands a glancing blow to the side of Ozolinsh's head.
Daniels shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Ozolinsh 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.
Daniels shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Ozolinsh steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Daniels.
A slapping leg kick lands for Daniels.
Ozolinsh takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Daniels scores with a jab to the head.
Daniels throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Daniels pulls out of a head kick attempt.
And Ozolinsh responds with a good body kick, but Daniels manages to step out the way in time.
Ozolinsh keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Daniels.
Good shot there by Daniels.
Daniels misses the jab.
And Ozolinsh responds with a good body kick, but Daniels manages to step out the way in time.
Daniels throws a body kick that misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a leg kick.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch there but Daniels circles away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Daniels slips under a jab from Ozolinsh.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ozolinsh uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Daniels.
Daniels throws a combination. Ozolinsh tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Daniels bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Daniels is looking to counter punch.
Nice body kick from Daniels.
An inside leg kick from Daniels misses.
Ozolinsh was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Ozolinsh avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Daniels misses with a right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice body kick.
Daniels swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ozolinsh let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Daniels lands a jab.
Daniels throws a low kick, looking for Ozolinsh's leg but Ozolinsh calmly moves out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh is looking to score with low kicks.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Daniels.
Ozolinsh lands a leg kick that knocks Daniels off balance momentarily.
Daniels throws out a loose jab but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ozolinsh on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Daniels. Daniels obviously looking to wear him down.
Ozolinsh bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
It seemed like Ozolinsh was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Ozolinsh throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jack Daniels is winning the standup battle so far.
A swing and a miss from Daniels.
Ozolinsh looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Daniels is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Ozolinsh can do to turn this around?
Daniels 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.
Daniels looks to throw the jab but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Daniels throws an off balance right hand
enabling Ozolinsh to counter with a crisp jab.
Ozolinsh looks to land a left hand but Daniels moved out of range nicely.
Ozolinsh ducks right into an uppercut from Daniels.
Daniels keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Good leg kick by Daniels there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Daniels moves out of range of the leg kick from Ozolinsh.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Ozolinsh might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Daniels has got the better of the exchanges.
Daniels scores with a nice strike.
Daniels scores with a jab. Ozolinsh acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Ozolinsh throws a hook but Daniels blocks it.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Daniels jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ozolinsh counters with a body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Daniels misses with a leg kick
and Ozolinsh counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ozolinsh blocks a leg kick.
Ozolinsh looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Ozolinsh.
Daniels swings for the body but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Daniels backing away here, and Ozolinsh unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Ozolinsh throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Daniels sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Daniels throws a hook but Ozolinsh avoids it easily.
Ozolinsh throws a half hearted mid kick.
Daniels jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Daniels missing with a left hand there. Ozolinsh was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Ozolinsh! But no joy.
Ozolinsh takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Ozolinsh looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Daniels loads up on a big right hand but Ozolinsh slips the punch.
Ozolinsh looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Daniels throws a low kick but it's checked well by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Ozolinsh throws a wild body kick that Daniels sees coming a mile off.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh with a jab.
Daniels jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ozolinsh throws a lazy right hand but Daniels sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Daniels throws a lazy uppercut
and Ozolinsh counters with a straight right hand.

Daniels is rocked!
Daniels scores with a nice strike.
Oh Daniels is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot.
Ozolinsh slips under a jab.
Daniels seems to have got his legs back now.
Daniels scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Ozolinsh takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Ozolinsh takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Daniels throws a nice head kick!
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the leg kick from Daniels.
Daniels throws a series of punches but Ozolinsh avoids them all with ease.
Daniels smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh tries to score with a low kick but Daniels moves his leg out of the way.
Daniels misses with a hook.
A shot to the body from Daniels misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a stiff right hand.
Daniels clobbers Ozolinsh with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Daniels scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
A telegraphed right hand from Ozolinsh misses the target.
Ozolinsh cracks Daniels on the jaw with a powerful right hand and Daniels falls backwards against the cage. Ozolinsh follows up with more strikes that drop Daniels to his knees. Ozolinsh keeps the pressure on and the referee jumps in to save Daniels! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:31 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Teodors Ozolinsh!
Teodors Ozolinsh took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, Reaper Combatwear for their support in the buildup to the fight.
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Event: Pride FC 14     
Date:   Apr 27, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Alexei Chernokov (ranked 526 p4p, 63 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 294 p4p, 38 weight class). Chernokov comes to the cage accompanied by Disaster strikes - Mushroom cloud. The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

174 cm
33
165 lbs
23 - 15 - 2
178 cm
31
159 lbs
18 - 10 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 15 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Alexei Chernokov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Valeri Chadov, Viktor Lagutenko and Vladimir Khabensky.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Chernokov.

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

Chernokov is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Ozolinsh doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Chernokov.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Chernokov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ozolinsh has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Chernokov is working away from the top position though.
Chernokov not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chernokov throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Chernokov slips a nice elbow through Ozolinsh's hands, connecting with Ozolinsh's forehead.

Chernokov is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Ozolinsh is just riding it out for now. Chernokov eventually gives up the hold.
Ozolinsh avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Chernokov.
Chernokov throwing shots but Ozolinsh is blocking nicely.
Chernokov is trying to control the action in half guard but Ozolinsh is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Ozolinsh avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Chernokov.
Ozolinsh is positioning himself well to prevent Chernokov advancing to mount.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chernokov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Nice strikes from Chernokov there.
Chernokov lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Chernokov not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Chernokov takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Ozolinsh keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Chernokov not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Chernokov trying to mount his opponent but Ozolinsh defends it.
Chernokov not landing any meaningful shots this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chernokov prevents Ozolinsh from improving his position.
Chernokov sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Ozolinsh defending well though.
Chernokov thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Ozolinsh's head.
Ozolinsh on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Ozolinsh has hold of Chernokov's hands but Chernokov slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Ozolinsh on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Ozolinsh is trying to get back to full guard.
Ozolinsh regains full guard. Nicely done.
Chernokov throwing strikes from guard but Ozolinsh blocks nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Chernokov wants to pass the guard but Ozolinsh is keeping the position.
Chernokov content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Chernokov working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Ozolinsh's head.
Chernokov is looking to work some ground and pound but Ozolinsh has wrist control.
Chernokov postures up in Ozolinsh's guard and throws a big left but Ozolinsh blocks it.
Ozolinsh looking for a sweep. Not yet Ozolinsh, not yet.
Chernokov cracks Ozolinsh with a solid left hand.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Chernokov missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Ozolinsh working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Chernokov.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexei Chernokov 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.


Chernokov looks to land a combination but Ozolinsh avoids it well.
Ozolinsh attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Chernokov's ribcage but misses.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Chernokov moves away.
Ozolinsh avoids the body shot from Chernokov.
Chernokov smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Ozolinsh keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Chernokov throws a body punch but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Ozolinsh throws out a counter right but Chernokov avoids it with no problem.
Chernokov takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Chernokov thuds his right hand into Ozolinsh's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Chernokov is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Ozolinsh can do to turn this around?
Chernokov tries to clinch up but Ozolinsh circles away and keeps his distance.
Chernokov throws a body punch but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Chernokov swings widly with a right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a thumping low kick.
Chernokov lands a nice shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chernokov misses with a left hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ozolinsh thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ozolinsh jabs Chernokov right on the nose. Chernokov blinks but takes it well.
Teodors Ozolinsh is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Ozolinsh slips a straight right by Chernokov.
Nice cross by Chernokov.
Ozolinsh changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
A jab from Ozolinsh misses.
Ozolinsh takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
The fighters circling - Ozolinsh throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Chernokov fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Ozolinsh looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Chernokov misses with an uppercut.
Chernokov misses the body punch
and Ozolinsh counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Chernokov tries to move into range but Ozolinsh moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chernokov takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Chernokov uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Ozolinsh.
Alexei Chernokov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Chernokov pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Chernokov misses with a wild body shot.
Chernokov misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Ozolinsh throws a jab when Chernokov was well out of range.
Ozolinsh scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A nice inside leg kick there by Ozolinsh. That's going to slow Chernokov down.
Ozolinsh uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Chernokov.
Ozolinsh doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Ozolinsh misses with a low kick.
Ozolinsh swats away the attempt to clinch by Chernokov.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh lands a lovely overhand right.
Chernokov with a nice cross.
Ozolinsh fails to land with a series of punches.
Chernokov half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Ozolinsh walks into a straight right hand from Chernokov.
Chernokov fails with a takedown attempt.
Chernokov misses the shot to the body.
Ozolinsh blocks a jab.
It seemed like Ozolinsh was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ozolinsh. Chernokov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
It looked like Chernokov was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Ozolinsh.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Chernokov throws a series of punches but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
A swing and a miss from Chernokov.
Chernokov throws a hook to the side of Ozolinsh's head but Ozolinsh sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Ozolinsh ducks right into an uppercut from Chernokov.
Ozolinsh thows a left - swing and a miss!
Chernokov appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Chernokov misses with a hook.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ozolinsh fakes the leg kick and cracks Chernokov in the body.
Chernokov throws a jab but it's blocked by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a low kick.
Ozolinsh throws out a loose jab but Chernokov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh slips under a jab.
Ozolinsh is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Ozolinsh with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Teodors Ozolinsh will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Chernokov's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Chernokov connects with a jab.
Chernokov wants to clinch up but Ozolinsh keeps it at a distance.
Chernokov rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
enabling Ozolinsh to counter with a crisp jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Chernokov misses the target.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight left.
Teodors Ozolinsh seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Chernokov tests Ozolinsh's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick that misses.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook.
A good leg kick by Ozolinsh.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ozolinsh is looking to clinch.
Chernokov throws a right and a left that Ozolinsh avoids nicely.
Chernokov avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chernokov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ozolinsh slips a jab and a cross from Chernokov.
A good leg kick by Ozolinsh.
Chernokov 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.
Chernokov is looking to clinch but Ozolinsh is avoiding it.
Ozolinsh feints a counter leg kick.
Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Chernokov.
Nice defenses there by Chernokov.
Chernokov misses with a hook. Ozolinsh ducked under it nicely.
Ozolinsh loads up on a big right hand but Chernokov slips the punch.
Chernokov is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Chernokov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ozolinsh rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

so Chernokov counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Alexei Chernokov overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh pulls Chernokov in close to prevent any damage.
Ozolinsh working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Chernokov.
Chernokov throws a strike but Ozolinsh rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ozolinsh tries to free his leg and advance position but Chernokov is retaining full guard.
Chernokov is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Ozolinsh trying to hold on to Chernokov's head to control him but Chernokov postures up.
Chernokov winds up and cracks Ozolinsh with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Chernokov is stalling here. Ozolinsh is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Chernokov seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Ozolinsh has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chernokov is trying to get back to half guard.
Ozolinsh just content to control the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Chernokov tries to buck Ozolinsh off but Ozolinsh is having none of it.
Chernokov wants to control but Ozolinsh postures up.
Chernokov manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Chernokov is trying to control but Ozolinsh passes into side control!
Ozolinsh taking a breather here.
Chernokov struggling a bit here.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Alexei Chernokov.
I think Chernokov 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 Valeri Chadov scores the fight 29:28
Judge Viktor Lagutenko scores the fight 29:28
Judge Vladimir Khabensky scores the fight 29:29

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Alexei Chernokov!

A very excited looking Alexei Chernokov 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 9     
Date:   Apr 06, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 494 p4p, 64 weight class) and Khal Stark (ranked 410 p4p, 48 weight class). Stark has chosen Gardenia by KYUSS as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

178 cm
31
159 lbs
17 - 10 - 0
174 cm
38
158 lbs
27 - 22 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 22 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Khal Stark!
The judges for this bout are Aafke Stam, Wagner Zegers and Albert Achterberg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ozolinsh throws a lazy right hand but Stark sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Stark avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
A left lands for Stark.
Both fighters circling a little - Stark finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Stark throws a right hand that misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Stark counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Stark takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
A head kick from Stark lands but Ozolinsh takes it in his stride.
Stark misses with a head kick.
Khal Stark seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ozolinsh defending well as Stark loads up on a big left hand.
Stark misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Ozolinsh counters with a right hand to the body.
Stark scores with a three punch combo!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Stark throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Ozolinsh swings for the body but Stark moves out of range.
Stark moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Ozolinsh checks a leg kick nicely.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Stark moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Ozolinsh blocks a head kick by Stark.
Ozolinsh half committed to a counter leg kick.
Stark keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Stark pivots, looking for a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range and Stark settles back down.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick that misses.
Ozolinsh lands a glancing blow to the side of Stark's head.
Ozolinsh blocks a head kick by Stark.
Nice uppercut lands for Stark. That snapped Ozolinsh's head back.
Stark cracks a nice hook into Ozolinsh's ribs.
Ozolinsh checks a low kick from Stark.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter punch.
Stark tries a head kick but it misses.
Stark blocks a leg kick.
Stark looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Stark 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.
Stark misses with a jab, cross combination.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Stark takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stark throws a head kick that misses.
Ozolinsh misses with a body kick.
Stark scores with a nice body kick.
Ozolinsh blocks a jab.
Stark on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Stark throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Stark misses with a hook. Ozolinsh ducked under it nicely.
And Ozolinsh counters with a quick kick to the body but Stark blocks it.
Stark looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Ozolinsh moves away from the strike by Stark.
Stark misses with a jab, cross combination.
Stark misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Ozolinsh was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Stark misses with a body punch
and Ozolinsh counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Stark takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Stark lands a body shot.
Stark lands a jab-cross combination.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stark throws a series of punches but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Stark throws a predictable looking body shot
and Ozolinsh counters with a stiff right hand.
Stark misses with a body shot
and Ozolinsh counters with a straight right hand.
Stark misses with an uppercut. Ozolinsh saw that one coming.
Stark misses with a kick to the body.
Stark throws a head kick but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Ozolinsh misses the target.
Stark throws a low kick but Ozolinsh moves out of range easily.
Stark throws a hook to the side of Ozolinsh's head but Ozolinsh sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Stark pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Stark tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Ozolinsh is able to avoid easily.
Ozolinsh swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ozolinsh slips a jab from Stark.
Ozolinsh lands a jab.
Stark takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Stark throws the kick towards the body but Ozolinsh avoids it.
Stark gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Ozolinsh counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stark throws a big shot that misses.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nice uppercut lands for Ozolinsh. That snapped Stark's head back.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but Stark sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Stark looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Stark throws a sloppy body shot
and Ozolinsh counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Stark throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Ozolinsh tried to counter with a leg kick but Stark avoided it.
Ozolinsh tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Stark throws a body kick that misses.
Ozolinsh is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Stark tries to land a body kick
and Ozolinsh counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Stark throws an overhand right that lands on Ozolinsh's shoulder, as Ozolinsh tries to avoid the shot.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Stark lunges at Ozolinsh with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Ozolinsh's hand.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Stark misses with a left hand
and Ozolinsh connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ozolinsh jabs at Stark's body.
A nice leg kick lands there from Ozolinsh.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ozolinsh lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Ozolinsh slips a straight right by Stark.
Stark with a jab.
Khal Stark is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
A head kick by Stark misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice body kick.
Stark misses with a series of wild punches.
Ozolinsh moves out of range as Stark strikes.
Ozolinsh appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Stark moves out of range of the strikes.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Stark fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Ozolinsh looking to land some kicks to the body here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stark scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Ozolinsh doesn't seem bothered though.
Stark keeps Ozolinsh at a distance using the push kick.
Stark slips under a jab.
Ozolinsh blocks a head kick by Stark.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ozolinsh moves away from the strike by Stark.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Stark uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Stark misses with a right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice body shot.
Stark misses with a body shot.
Stark pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Stark throws a right and a left that both miss.
Stark rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Ozolinsh moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Stark throws a head kick that misses
letting Ozolinsh counter with a right hand.
Stark throws a predictable looking body shot
and Ozolinsh counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A head kick by Stark misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Stark throws a head kick but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Stark is breathing heavily.
Ozolinsh thumps Stark with a low kick.
Stark uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ozolinsh takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Stark tries to move into range but Ozolinsh moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Stark.
Ozolinsh bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Stark misses the target.
It appears Ozolinsh was looking to counter with a kick there.
Stark ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Khal Stark seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Stark throws a head kick but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
As Stark backs away, Ozolinsh returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
A swing and a miss from Stark.
Stark checks a leg kick nicely.
Stark jabbing away but nothing is landing.
And Ozolinsh counters with a quick kick to the body but Stark blocks it.
Ozolinsh blocks a jab.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Stark connects with a jab.
Stark misses with a wild combination.
Ozolinsh slips under a jab.
Ozolinsh looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Stark throws a lazy uppercut
and Ozolinsh counters with a stiff right hand.
Stark steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Stark misses with a combination
and Ozolinsh counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Stark misses with an uppercut. Ozolinsh saw that one coming.
Stark moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
A head kick by Stark misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Stark misses with a series of wild punches.
Ozolinsh throws a quick counter head kick but Stark was just out of range.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Ozolinsh.
Stark misses with a double jab.
Stark misses the jab.
Ozolinsh appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Ozolinsh slips a jab from Stark.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh scores with a body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Ozolinsh forces Stark back against the cage and clinches.
Stark struggles to land a body shot inside as Ozolinsh controls his hands.
Ozolinsh has a couple of punches blocked by Stark.
Ozolinsh throws a head punch that misses.
Stark prevents a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Stark lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Stark is trying to drag Ozolinsh to the mat but Ozolinsh just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
A body shot lands from Ozolinsh.
Stark blocking some punches.
Stark misses with some punches.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ozolinsh prevents a takedown attempt there.
Ozolinsh lands a nice uppercut.
Stark tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Stark jabs Ozolinsh right on the nose. Ozolinsh blinks but takes it well.
Stark throws a lazy head kick
and Ozolinsh counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ozolinsh closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
The fighters circle momentarily. Stark darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Stark connects with a looping right hand.
Stark has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Ozolinsh.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Stark.
It looked like Ozolinsh wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Ozolinsh works the jab nicely.
Ozolinsh moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Stark missing with a left hand there. Ozolinsh was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Stark misses with a head kick.
Stark avoids a kick to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Stark digs a good hook to Ozolinsh's body.
A slow jab from Stark misses its intended target.
Ozolinsh with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Stark takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
That kick from Ozolinsh tenderised Stark's leg. Stark is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stark misses the jab.
Ozolinsh keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ozolinsh throwing a counter right hand but Stark manages to avoid it.
Ozolinsh connects with a crisp jab.
Stark misses with a few strikes there.
Stark tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Stark.
Ozolinsh lands with a thumping leg kick.
Stark throws a right hand that Ozolinsh ducks under and follows up with a left that Ozolinsh also avoids with ease.
Ozolinsh throws a nice outside leg kick.
Ozolinsh takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Stark misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Ozolinsh counters with a low kick, right behind Stark 's knee.
Stark throws a sloppy body shot
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice uppercut.
Stark keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Stark fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Ozolinsh cracks Stark with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Ozolinsh has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Stark to stand back up!

Stark is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ozolinsh knocks out Stark with a massive right hand! The ref tackles Ozolinsh before he can follow up with any more strikes and that's it everyone. Ozolinsh picks up the big W with a huge KO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:10 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Teodors Ozolinsh!
Teodors Ozolinsh gave a mention to Reaper Combatwear in his post fight interview. That will please them (and hopefully generate some sales).
In defeat, Khal Stark stepped up to the mic, saying 'Thanks to all the fans!'.
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Event: Pride FC 2 Potter vs Tsuruta     
Date:   Mar 16, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 281 p4p, 36 weight class) and Don Gotti (ranked 386 p4p, 48 weight class). On his way into the cage it seems that Teodors Ozolinsh has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Teodors Ozolinsh seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

178 cm
30
159 lbs
17 - 9 - 0
175 cm
31
170 lbs
18 - 13 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Don Gotti!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Chris Edwards and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ozolinsh finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Gotti tried to score with a low kick but Ozolinsh checks it.
Gotti throws a head kick but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Gotti lands with a good body shot.

Gotti gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Ozolinsh prevents a body shot from Gotti.
Ozolinsh tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gotti's elbow.
Ozolinsh throws a head punch that misses.
Gotti prevents a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Gotti has Ozolinsh pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Ozolinsh manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ozolinsh.
Gotti looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Ozolinsh lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gotti backwards.
Ozolinsh lands a nice uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ozolinsh scores with a hook to the body.
Gotti lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Ozolinsh or not.
Ozolinsh can't break the clinch.
Gotti misses with some punches.
Ozolinsh lands a right hand.
Ozolinsh lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ozolinsh lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gotti backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh misses with the head strike.
Gotti trying to control the position but instead, Ozolinsh has worked for underhooks and has pushed Gotti into the cage.
Gotti drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
We've been informed that Gotti 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.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ozolinsh can't find room to land a body shot as Gotti controls the action.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the ribs.
A nice right hand lands inside from Gotti.
Gotti tries for a takedown but Ozolinsh manages to get underhooks.
Teodors Ozolinsh has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Don Gotti.
Ozolinsh lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Gotti or not.
Gotti has a couple of punches blocked by Ozolinsh.

Gotti breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Ozolinsh misses with an uppercut. Gotti saw that one coming.
A little jabbing left from Gotti on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Gotti lunges at Ozolinsh with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Ozolinsh's hand.
Gotti misses with the combination.
Gotti throws a head kick but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Gotti misses the target.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter punch.
Gotti uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Gotti swings away with a body shot that misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a good low kick that Gotti was not able to check.
Gotti throws a sloppy body shot
and Ozolinsh counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Gotti steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ozolinsh throws the kick towards the body but Gotti avoids it.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Gotti 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 Ozolinsh has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Ozolinsh and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.

Gotti closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Gotti lands in his opponent's guard.
Gotti stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Ozolinsh swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Ozolinsh is pulling down on Gotti's head. It's preventing any offense from Gotti, at least for the moment.
Ozolinsh keeping moving, preventing Gotti from controlling successfully.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh keeping full guard, as Gotti tries to pass.
Ozolinsh controls Gotti momentarily but Gotti frees himself.
Gotti sitting in guard here, content to control.
Ozolinsh keeping full guard, as Gotti tries to pass.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.

Gotti drops back looking for a heel hook - he quickly realises he's not going to get it but Ozolinsh manages to dive on top of him before he can escape and now Gotti has Ozolinsh in his guard.


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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:30 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Don Gotti!
Don Gotti decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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Event: Ajax Worldwide #6     
Date:   Feb 23, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 458 p4p, 48 weight class) and Dieter Schmidt (ranked 413 p4p, 43 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

178 cm
30
159 lbs
16 - 9 - 0
176 cm
33
166 lbs
26 - 12 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Sin City Allstars

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Dieter Schmidt!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Schmidt lands with a good body shot.
Schmidt throws a nice outside leg kick.
Schmidt throws a jab but it's blocked by Ozolinsh.
Schmidt moves out of range as Ozolinsh strikes.
Ozolinsh blocks the body kick.
Ozolinsh works Schmidt's body with a nice hook.
Schmidt connects with a body shot that sends Ozolinsh's belly button to the back.
Ozolinsh misses the shot to the body.
Ozolinsh blocks a jab.
Schmidt lands a jab.
Schmidt throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Dieter Schmidt seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Schmidt throws a wild body kick that Ozolinsh sees coming a mile off.
Ozolinsh fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Schmidt.
Schmidt throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Ozolinsh feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Ozolinsh lands an overhand right.

It looks like Dieter Schmidt has been cut.
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!
Schmidt lands with a thumping leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A slapping body kick lands there for Schmidt.
Ozolinsh slips a jab and a cross from Schmidt.
Ozolinsh swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Schmidt wants to slow Ozolinsh down by chopping away at his legs.
Ozolinsh listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
A low kick from Schmidt is predictable there
and Ozolinsh counters with a straight right hand.
Schmidt misses with a body kick.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the body kick.
A counter left hand to the body from Ozolinsh misses its target.
Schmidt connects with an inside leg kick.
Ozolinsh blocks a head kick by Schmidt.
A little feinted left hand from Ozolinsh on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Ozolinsh looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
A slapping leg kick lands for Ozolinsh.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ozolinsh. Schmidt does a little dance to reset his feet.
Schmidt throws a big counter head kick but Ozolinsh avoids it with no problem.
Schmidt throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh sees it coming and moves out of range.
Schmidt tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Ozolinsh defends well and Schmidt ends up having to push Ozolinsh into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Schmidt buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Ozolinsh has been working on his boxing with his coaches at IMMA Gym of Elite ASS in the buildup to the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh lands with a hook. Schmidt tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Schmidt takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

Ozolinsh has taken the fight to the clinch.
Schmidt working aggressively here.

Ozolinsh breaks the clinch.
Ozolinsh stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Ozolinsh pushes Schmidt away with a front kick.
A lazy left from Schmidt finds it's target.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch up.
Ozolinsh drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Schmidt swings for the body but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
It looked like Ozolinsh wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Schmidt misses with a lunging right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a left to the body.
Ozolinsh takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Ozolinsh comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Ozolinsh throws a big shot that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh pivots, looking for a leg kick but Schmidt is out of range and Ozolinsh settles back down.
Schmidt looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Schmidt throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Schmidt 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.
Schmidt fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Schmidt scores with a nice body kick.
Ozolinsh works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

That has opened up Dieter Schmidt's cut even more.
Ozolinsh drops Schmidt with a huge uppercut! Schmidt drops to the floor like a sack of potatoes. Ozolinsh is raining down punches and the ref stops the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:39 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Teodors Ozolinsh!
An out of breath and clearly excited Teodors Ozolinsh thanked Reaper Combatwear for their help and support (and free stuff they sent him).
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Event: Syn Europe 99     
Date:   Feb 02, 2019

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 260 p4p, 31 weight class) and Johnny Vegas (ranked 225 p4p, 26 weight class). Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Johnny Vegas enters the cage!

178 cm
30
159 lbs
16 - 8 - 0
173 cm
28
161 lbs
18 - 5 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Sin City Allstars

Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Johnny Vegas!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Paulsen Ambrosius and Wagner Zegers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Vegas blocks a jab.
Ozolinsh thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but Vegas checks it.
Vegas cracks the inside of Ozolinsh's front leg.
Johnny Vegas seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ozolinsh misses the jab.
Vegas takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
A jab from Ozolinsh misses.
Vegas bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Ozolinsh blocks a low kick nicely.
A quick step to the side and Ozolinsh tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ozolinsh takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Good exchange - Vegas coming out on top.
Vegas takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.

It looks like Johnny Vegas has been cut.
Ozolinsh lands with a shot to the body.
Good leg kick by Vegas there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Ozolinsh takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Vegas throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

Vegas moves into range and clinches up with Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Vegas's elbow.
Ozolinsh cracks Vegas with a nice body shot.
A shot in the inside from Ozolinsh.
Vegas throws a head punch that misses.
Ozolinsh pushes Vegas back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Vegas scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Vegas swings wildly with an uppercut but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short right from Ozolinsh on the inside.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A head punch on the inside from Ozolinsh fails to land.
Ozolinsh struggles to land a body shot inside as Vegas controls his hands.
Vegas scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Vegas blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Vegas.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh throws a punch but it's blocked by Vegas.
Ozolinsh misses with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Vegas.
Ozolinsh misses with some punches.
Ozolinsh tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Vegas's elbow.
Vegas lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Ozolinsh misses with some punches.
Ozolinsh throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Vegass head.
Vegas misses with some punches.
Vegas tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh lands a right hand.
Vegas prevents a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Vegas scores with a shot to the side of Ozolinsh's head.
A short uppercut from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Ozolinsh misses with a body punch.
Ozolinsh lands a nice uppercut.
Ozolinsh blocking some punches.
Ozolinsh goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Vegas breaks from the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vegas closes the distance but Ozolinsh moves to the side
and Ozolinsh counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Vegas smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Ozolinsh misses with a jab to the body
and Vegas cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Vegas swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Vegas throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Vegas scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Ozolinsh connects with a single shot there.
Vegas tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ozolinsh tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch up.
Ozolinsh is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
The crowd cheers as Vegas lands an impressive looking overhand right. Ozolinsh doesn't seem phased though.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ozolinsh slips under a jab from Vegas.
A little feinted left hand from Ozolinsh on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh throws out a loose jab but Vegas uses good head movement to avoid it.
Vegas is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Vegas thuds his right hand into Ozolinsh's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Vegas looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ozolinsh takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Ozolinsh is looking to land body kicks.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Vegas tries to clinch but Ozolinsh is having none of it.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Ozolinsh checks a leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Vegas dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Vegas thuds his right hand into Ozolinsh's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.

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

Vegas is rocked!
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Teodors Ozolinsh will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Johnny Vegas'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.


Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ozolinsh takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
No joy there for Vegas, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Vegas throws a hook to the side of Ozolinsh's head but Ozolinsh sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Vegas fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Vegas lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Vegas connects with a looping right hand.
Vegas delivers a nice body kick.
Ozolinsh attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vegas throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh sees it coming and moves out of range.
Vegas connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Vegas looks to land a right hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range.
Vegas pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
It looked like Ozolinsh wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Vegas 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 Ozolinsh has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Ozolinsh and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Ozolinsh slips a straight right by Vegas.
Ozolinsh throws a lazy uppercut
and Vegas counters with a nice kick to the body.
Vegas fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ozolinsh manages to avoid it.
A slow jab from Vegas misses its intended target.
Vegas misses with a right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a straight right hand.
Vegas misses with a wild combination.
Sloppy strikes from Vegas. Those never looked like landing.
A jab from Vegas misses.
Ozolinsh swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Vegas lands a jab to the nose.
Vegas lands a right hook to the body.
An inside leg kick lands from Vegas.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Vegas closes the distance and clinches.
Vegas lands with a light punch inside.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Vegas.
Ozolinsh misses with the head strike.
A shot in the inside from Vegas.
Vegas struggles to land a body shot inside as Ozolinsh controls his hands.
Ozolinsh misses with a short punch on the inside.
Vegas blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Vegas.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ozolinsh.

Vegas breaks from the clinch.
Vegas misses with a lunging right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Vegas throws a low kick but Ozolinsh avoids it.
Vegas tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ozolinsh misses with a low kick.
Vegas buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vegas swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Johnny Vegas seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Vegas throws a looping overhand right but Ozolinsh ducks down to avoid it.
Vegas works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Vegas throws a leg kick which misses Ozolinsh's front leg but catches the back leg as Ozolinsh tries to avoid it.
Ozolinsh's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Vegas connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Ozolinsh scrambles back to his feet.
Vegas throws a body shot but no joy.
Vegas throws a looping overhand right but Ozolinsh ducks down to avoid it.
Ozolinsh lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
A swing and a miss from Vegas.
Vegas fails with an attempt to clinch.
Ozolinsh takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Vegas misses with a low kick.
Ozolinsh was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Vegas looks to throw the jab but Ozolinsh is out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Vegas checks a leg kick.
Vegas scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
An inside leg kick lands from Vegas.
Ozolinsh swings away with a leg kick that misses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Vegas avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Vegas! But no joy.
Vegas feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Ozolinsh's calf.
Ozolinsh throws a nice inside leg kick.
Vegas lands a really nice looking cross but Ozolinsh seems unphased.
Ozolinsh is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Vegas throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Ozolinsh on the side of the head.
Ozolinsh tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A swing and a miss from Ozolinsh.
A telegraphed right hand from Vegas misses the target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ozolinsh moves away from the strike by Vegas.
Vegas keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Vegas.
Good leg kick by Ozolinsh there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Vegas waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
A decent looking cross lands there for Vegas.
Ozolinsh tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Vegas was well out of range. Poor timing from Ozolinsh.
Vegas walks into a stiff left hand from Ozolinsh.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vegas catches Ozolinsh with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Vegas connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Ozolinsh scores with a jab.
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Vegas.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Nice cross by Vegas.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Vegas feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Ozolinshs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Vegas slips a straight right by Ozolinsh.
Vegas is looking to slow Ozolinsh down with leg kicks.
Ozolinsh slips a straight right by Vegas.
A good leg kick by Vegas.
Ozolinsh lands a nice looking body shot.
A big right from Vegas misses.
Vegas lands with a cross.

Vegas clinches up with Ozolinsh and pushes him back against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh misses with a body punch.
Vegas scores with a shoulder strike.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ozolinsh blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh misses with a body punch.
Vegas blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ozolinsh misses with a body punch.
Ozolinsh lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Vegas backwards.
Vegas blocks a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh scores with a nice hook to the head.
Teodors Ozolinsh has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Vegas blocks a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a body punch.
Vegas makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with an uppercut but Vegas uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Vegas.
Ozolinsh lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Ozolinsh struggles to land a body shot inside as Vegas controls his hands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Vegas working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Vegas tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Vegas prevents a body shot from Ozolinsh.
A head punch on the inside from Ozolinsh fails to land.
Ozolinsh struggles to land a body shot inside as Vegas controls his hands.
Vegas swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ozolinsh working aggressively here.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.
Vegas throws a punch but it's blocked by Ozolinsh.
Vegas blocks an uppercut.
Vegas digs a right hand underneath Ozolinsh's ribcage. Ozolinsh let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Vegas lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Vegas lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Ozolinsh backwards.
Good body shot from Vegas.
A short right from Vegas on the inside.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook from the clinch.
Vegas doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Ozolinsh misses with a body punch.
Ozolinsh lands a body shot.
Ozolinsh lands a right hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A head punch on the inside from Ozolinsh fails to land.
Ozolinsh cracks Vegas with a nice body shot.
Ozolinsh swings away with an uppercut that misses.

Vegas breaks the clinch.
Vegas misses the jab.

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

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

Ozolinsh has managed to clinch.
Vegas scores with a shoulder strike.
Ozolinsh lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Vegas misses with the head strike.

Ozolinsh pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Vegas moves out of range as Ozolinsh strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Vegas connects with a crisp jab.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick that misses
letting Vegas counter with a right hand.
A slow jab from Vegas misses its intended target.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter punch.
Ozolinsh is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Vegas.
Vegas looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Vegas scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ozolinsh. Vegas does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ozolinsh throws a hook to the side of Vegas's head but Vegas sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Nice body kick there by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh looks for the body kick but Vegas saw that one coming.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice uppercut lands for Vegas. That snapped Ozolinsh's head back.

Vegas clinches with his opponent.
Still in the clinch, Vegas scores with a nice short uppercut.
Ozolinsh misses with a body punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vegas misses with a punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh misses with the head strike.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ozolinsh misses with some punches.
Vegas tries to throw a body punch but Ozolinsh avoids it by throwing Vegas back against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ozolinsh.
Vegas lands a body punch.
Vegas blocking some punches.
Ozolinsh can't find room to land a body shot as Vegas controls the action.
Vegas blocks a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh lands with a short shot to the head.
Vegas misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ozolinsh looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Nice body punch from Vegas.
Vegas misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ozolinsh digs a right hand into Vegas's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Vegas's gas tank.
Vegas blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Vegas has a couple of punches blocked by Ozolinsh.
Vegas takes a shot to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.
Vegas tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Vegas lands with a left to the head.
Vegas blocks a body shot from Ozolinsh.

Vegas breaks the clinch.
Vegas works the jab nicely.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Vegas lands a really nice looking cross but Ozolinsh seems unphased.
Good work by Vegas as he checks the leg kick.
Vegas is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ozolinsh.
Vegas cracks Ozolinsh with a good jab.
Ozolinsh's corner calls for a 1-2. Ozolinsh obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Vegas throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Vegas tries to close the distance and clinch up but Ozolinsh swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Vegas connects with a body shot that sends Ozolinsh's belly button to the back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vegas connects with a body shot that sends Ozolinsh's belly button to the back.
Vegas uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ozolinsh.
Vegas fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Vegas lands a head shot.
Vegas tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Ozolinsh paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter punch.

Ozolinsh moves into the clinch successfully.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Vegas.
Vegas blocks a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh digs a right hand underneath Vegas's ribcage. Vegas let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Vegas throws a head punch that misses.
Ozolinsh scores with a shot to the side of Vegas's head.
Vegas blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with an uppercut but Vegas uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh misses with a body punch.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ozolinsh misses with a body punch.
Vegas blocks an uppercut.
Ozolinsh blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Vegass head.
Vegas blocks a punch to the side of the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Ozolinsh lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.
Vegas misses with the head strike.
Ozolinsh misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Vegas's elbow.
Ozolinsh can't find room to land a body shot as Vegas controls the action.
Vegas prevents a body shot from Ozolinsh.
A body shot lands from Ozolinsh.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Johnny Vegas will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Johnny Vegas'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!


Ozolinsh clobbers Vegas with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Vegas throws a nice looking combination but Ozolinsh bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
A bone on bone clash there as Ozolinsh blocks the leg kick.
Ozolinsh fires out a quick counter leg kick but Vegas just manages to avoid it.
Vegas avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ozolinsh throws a jab when Vegas was well out of range.
Vegas listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Ozolinsh scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Vegas is still on wobbly legs! Can Ozolinsh finish him?
Vegas fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Ozolinsh looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Vegas seems to have recovered his senses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vegas tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Ozolinsh manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
A little feinted left hand from Ozolinsh on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Vegas scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Vegas with a jab.
A combination from Vegas does no damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vegas throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A big left from Ozolinsh misses.
The fighters circling - Ozolinsh throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ozolinsh swings away with a body shot that misses
and Vegas counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Vegas pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Vegas misses with the combination.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter punch.
Vegas lands a head kick!
Vegas scores with a decent looking hook.
Teodors Ozolinsh has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Vegas steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Vegas dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Ozolinsh. That did some damage!
Vegas throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Vegas lands with a good body shot.
Ozolinsh throws a looping overhand right but Vegas ducks down to avoid it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ozolinsh doesn't manage to clinch there - Vegas circles away.
Ozolinsh throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Ozolinsh defending well as Vegas loads up on a big left hand.
Ozolinsh scores with a jab to the head.
Vegas throws an off balance right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a right hand to the body.
Vegas throws a shot from downtown. Ozolinsh moves away and avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh swings widly with a right hand
letting Vegas counter with a right hand.
Ozolinsh avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ozolinsh blocks a low kick nicely.
Vegas tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ozolinsh was well out of range. Poor timing from Vegas.
Ozolinsh swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ozolinsh avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ozolinsh avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Johnny Vegas is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Ozolinsh lands with an overhand left.
Vegas throws a quick inside leg kick.
Ozolinsh swats away the attempt to clinch by Vegas.
A quick step to the side and Ozolinsh tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Vegas ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ozolinsh moves away.
Vegas throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh sees it coming and moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Vegas fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Vegas moves out of range of the strikes.
Ozolinsh lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ozolinsh lands a leg kick that knocks Vegas off balance momentarily.
Ozolinsh misses the shot to the body.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight left.
Ozolinsh throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Vegas sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Vegas looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Vegas misses with a hook.
Vegas looks to land a combination but Ozolinsh avoids it well.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Vegas connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Ozolinsh momentarily.
Vegas lands a jab to Ozolinsh's midsection.

And that's the end of the fight!
Johnny Vegas comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Vegas 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 Patrick Alders scores the fight 46:49
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 46:49
Judge Wagner Zegers scores the fight 46:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Johnny Vegas!

Johnny Vegas is the new lightweight champion!
During a confident post fight interview, Johnny Vegas thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: DARE 91     
Date:   Dec 29, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Tommy Gavin (ranked 267 p4p, 36 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 588 p4p, 76 weight class). Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

183 cm
29
160 lbs
12 - 3 - 1
178 cm
30
159 lbs
15 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Tommy Gavin!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Aafke Stam, Paul Aken and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gavin tries to land a body kick
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice body shot.
Gavin ducks right into an uppercut from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.

It looks like Tommy Gavin has been cut.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Gavin is just out of range.
Gavin has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Men Only. No Liberals ! in the buildup to the fight.
Ozolinsh rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Gavin counters with a straight right hand.
Gavin's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Ozolinsh connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Gavin scrambles back to his feet.
A nice inside leg kick there by Gavin. That's going to slow Ozolinsh down.
Ozolinsh takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Ozolinsh scores with a nice strike.
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 shot to the liver by Gavin. Beautiful body shot.
Gavin feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Ozolinshs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gavin fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Ozolinsh on the side of the head.
A lazy left from Ozolinsh finds it's target.
Gavin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gavin avoids a kick to the body.
Ozolinsh throws a sloppy head kick and Gavin moves out of range easily.
Gavin misses with a head kick.
Gavin misses with a straight right.
Gavin connects with a right hand. Ozolinsh shakes it off.
Ozolinsh fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Gavin checks it well.
Ozolinsh throws a front kick that sends Gavin stumbling back into the cage.
Ozolinsh throws a lazy right hand but Gavin sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gavin slips a jab from Ozolinsh.
A jab lands there for Gavin.
We've been informed that Ozolinsh 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.
Ozolinsh throws a nice outside leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ozolinsh misses with a right hand
letting Gavin counter with a right hand.
Ozolinsh 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.
Gavin takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Gavin cracks Ozolinsh with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Ozolinsh lands a jab.
Ozolinsh throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch up but Gavin circles away and keeps his distance.
Gavin steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Gavin moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
A lazy body kick from Ozolinsh
letting Gavin counter with a right hand.
Gavin misses with an uppercut.
Gavin misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Ozolinsh cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Gavin is just out of range.
Gavin was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Gavin blocks a jab.
Gavin attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Ozolinsh avoids the head kick by Gavin.
Ozolinsh throws a chopping leg kick but Gavin manages to avoid taking any serious damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh throws out a loose jab but Gavin uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gavin tries to counter by clinching up but Ozolinsh breaks away and moves out of range.
Gavin thuds a left hand into Ozolinsh's body.
A slow jab from Ozolinsh misses its intended target.
Gavin tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Ozolinsh manages to circle out of the way.
Ozolinsh throws out a loose jab but Gavin uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gavin is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.

Ozolinsh has Gavin up against the cage in a clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ozolinsh blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gavin.
Gavin misses with a punch to the body.
Gavin scores with a hook to the body.
Gavin misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gavin blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ozolinsh takes a shot to the head.
Gavin misses with a punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh prevents a body shot from Gavin.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Teodors Ozolinsh will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Tommy Gavin's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Ozolinsh throws a leg kick

and Gavin counters by moving into the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh gets through Gavin's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Ozolinsh creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gavin blocks a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with the head strike.
Ozolinsh pushes Gavin back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gavin tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ozolinsh working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Gavin fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gavin's elbow.
Ozolinsh prevents a body shot from Gavin.
Gavin tries to throw a body punch but Ozolinsh avoids it by throwing Gavin back against the cage.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gavin blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Ozolinsh 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.
Nice body punch from Ozolinsh.
Gavin misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ozolinsh lands a left hand.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gavin tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ozolinsh has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Gavin swings wildly with an uppercut but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gavin lands with a left to the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Gavin.

Ozolinsh's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Ozolinsh misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Gavin counters with a leg kick.
Ozolinsh throws a shot from downtown. Gavin moves away and avoids it.
Gavin drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Ozolinsh throws a push kick but Gavin slaps the foot to one side.
A nice inside leg kick there by Ozolinsh. That's going to slow Gavin down.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ozolinsh. Gavin does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ozolinsh sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Ozolinsh with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Gavin to score with a decent uppercut.
Gavin fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Ozolinsh has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A swing and a miss from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gavin.
Gavin throws a body punch but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Ozolinsh fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Gavin.
Ozolinsh avoids the head kick by Gavin.
Ozolinsh ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gavin fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Gavin wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Gavin sizes up Ozolinsh with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gavin lands an overhand right.
Teodors Ozolinsh seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Gavin scores with a kick to the midsection.
Gavin dips to his left and cracks Ozolinsh with an uppercut!
Gavin misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
The crowd cheers as Ozolinsh lands an impressive looking overhand right. Gavin doesn't seem phased though.
Gavin slips under a jab.
Gavin feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Gavin lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Tommy Gavin seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ozolinsh moves out of range as Gavin throws a body kick.
A big left from Gavin misses.
Ozolinsh scores with a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh jabs Gavin to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Gavin slips a jab from Ozolinsh.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ozolinsh lands a nice shot to the body.
Gavin wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Gavin cracks Ozolinsh with a right hand to the side of the head.
Gavin misses the body punch
letting Ozolinsh counter with a right hand.
Gavin misses with a body shot.
Gavin throws a body punch but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
A head kick misses from Gavin.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gavin uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a body kick.
Gavin lands with a straight right. Ozolinsh didn't see that one coming.
Ozolinsh fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Gavin looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Gavin scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Gavin shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Gavin scores with a nice strike.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ozolinsh lands a nice hook to Gavin's body. Gavin takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Gavin misses with an attempted mid kick.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gavin appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gavin checks a low kick from Ozolinsh.
Gavin connects with a looping right hand.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gavin.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick
and Gavin cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A jab from Ozolinsh misses.
Gavin misses with a hook
and Ozolinsh counters with a straight right hand.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Ozolinsh.
Gavin takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Ozolinsh lands a slapping body shot.
A left lands for Ozolinsh.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gavin connects with a nice looking jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gavin throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ozolinsh is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Gavin with a body shot.
Ozolinsh misses with a body kick.
Gavin throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ozolinsh throws a solid leg kick but Gavin takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Ozolinsh.
A bone on bone clash there as Gavin blocks the leg kick.
Gavin misses with a kick to the body.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight right.
Gavin seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Gavin misses with a head kick.
Gavin lands a leg kick that knocks Ozolinsh off balance momentarily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Gavin moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Ozolinsh throws a shot to the body.
Ozolinsh throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gavin thinks about countering with a body kick.
Ozolinsh lands a jab to the nose.

Tommy Gavin's cut is getting worse.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Gavin throws a head kick that misses.
Ozolinsh let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Gavin missing with a left hand there. Ozolinsh was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A telegraphed right hand from Gavin misses the target.
Ozolinsh replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Gavin blocks it well.

Ozolinsh rushes Gavin and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gavin blocks a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Gavin misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short uppercut from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gavin's elbow.
Gavin swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A body shot lands from Gavin.
Ozolinsh tries to work over Gavin's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gavin lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ozolinsh tries to break the clinch but Gavin is controlling the position.
Gavin misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gavin struggles to land a body shot inside as Ozolinsh controls his hands.
Gavin lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Ozolinsh tries a body shot but Gavin blocks it.
Ozolinsh working aggressively here.
Gavin blocking some punches.
Gavin blocks a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Gavin digs a right hand into Ozolinsh's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Ozolinsh's gas tank.
Ozolinsh takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Gavin lands with a light punch inside.
Gavin cracks Ozolinsh with a nice body shot.
Ozolinsh tries to throw a body punch but Gavin avoids it by throwing Ozolinsh back against the cage.
Ozolinsh lands on the inside with an uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Teodors Ozolinsh just about did enough to take it.
The cut man is working on Tommy Gavin'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.


Gavin scores with a leg kick.
Gavin tries to land a body kick
and Ozolinsh connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Gavin punishes Ozolinsh's body with a nice straight punch.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gavin moves away.
A big right from Ozolinsh misses.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Gavin.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ozolinsh blocks a jab.
The fighters circling - Ozolinsh throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Gavin tries to move into range but Ozolinsh moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh throws an off balance right hand
and Gavin makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Gavin misses with a body kick.
Ozolinsh looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Jab, jab by Gavin - just one landing.
Gavin checks a leg kick.
Gavin is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Ozolinsh has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Gavin buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Ozolinsh takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Gavin keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ozolinsh.
Gavin lands with a slapping head kick.
Gavin throws a poor cross that misses
and Gavin takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gavin with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.

Ozolinsh fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Gavin, pushing him back against the cage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gavin prevents a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A hook to the body from Ozolinsh.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Ozolinsh blocking some punches.
Gavin trying to control the position but instead, Ozolinsh has worked for underhooks and has pushed Gavin into the cage.
Ozolinsh throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Gavins head.
Ozolinsh digs a right hand into Gavin's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Gavin's gas tank.
A right hook to the body lands for Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh lands with a short shot to the head.
A right hand to the body from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh misses with some punches.
Ozolinsh tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ozolinsh struggles to land a body shot inside as Gavin controls his hands.
Ozolinsh tries to work over Gavin's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gavin goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Teodors Ozolinsh seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Ozolinsh lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch to the body.
A short uppercut from Ozolinsh.
Gavin has a couple of punches blocked by Ozolinsh.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gavin.
Ozolinsh working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Gavin blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh digs a right hand underneath Gavin's ribcage. Gavin let out a lung full of air as it connected.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gavin throws a punch but it's blocked by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gavin backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ozolinsh.
Gavin lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A right handed body shot lands from Gavin.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ozolinsh lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ozolinsh blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ozolinsh misses with a short punch on the inside.
Nice body punch from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh gets through Gavin's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh works on Gavin's body with a couple of short punches.
Ozolinsh lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gavin backwards.
Ozolinsh misses with a body punch.
Ozolinsh working aggressively here.
Gavin can't find room to land a body shot as Ozolinsh controls the action.
Gavin has a couple of punches blocked by Ozolinsh.
A short right from Ozolinsh on the inside.

Ozolinsh escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Ozolinsh lands a nice leg kick that just misses Gavin's sensitive parts.
Ozolinsh cracks a nice hook into Gavin's ribs.
Good standup being displayed there by Ozolinsh as he connects with a hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Teodors Ozolinsh dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Tommy Gavin'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. This is the final round!


Gavin throws a leg kick that is checked
letting Ozolinsh counter with a right hand.
Gavin throws a predictable looking body shot
and Ozolinsh counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Gavin connects with a right hand. Ozolinsh shakes it off.
Ozolinsh's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
A nice leg kick lands there from Gavin.
Gavin misses the jab.
Gavin misses the shot to the body.
Gavin fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ozolinsh misses with a lunging right hand
and Gavin cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Gavin misses with a wild body shot.
Gavin throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Ozolinsh on the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gavin paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Nice body punch from Ozolinsh.
Gavin throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Ozolinsh's head.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick but Gavin moves out of range.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Ozolinsh wants to slow Gavin down by chopping away at his legs.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick that misses.
Gavin tries to counter by clinching up but Ozolinsh breaks away and moves out of range.
Gavin 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.
Ozolinsh walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Gavin checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gavin blocks a jab.
Ozolinsh defending well as Gavin loads up on a big left hand.
Ozolinsh connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Gavin momentarily.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Gavin - that will leave a mark!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gavin moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Ozolinsh just misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh punishes Gavin's body with a nice straight punch.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Gavin checks a leg kick.
Ozolinsh lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
A jab from Gavin misses.
Ozolinsh lands a front kick.
Ozolinsh takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Gavin moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
An inside leg kick from Gavin misses.
Ozolinsh swings away with a body shot that misses
and Gavin counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Ozolinsh connects with a body shot.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ozolinsh darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Tommy Gavin has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
That kick from Gavin tenderised Ozolinsh's leg. Ozolinsh is trying to keep his angry face on.
Gavin throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ozolinsh misses with a low kick as Gavin jumps back.
Gavin lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Gavin checks a low kick from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh wants to land a leg kick but Gavin is out of range.
A good leg kick by Gavin.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gavin scores with a jab to the jaw.
Ozolinsh walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Gavin takes one on the button.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Tommy Gavin.
Well Ozolinsh 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 Aafke Stam scores the fight 47:48
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 47:48
Judge Patrick Alders scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Teodors Ozolinsh!

Teodors Ozolinsh is the new lightweight champion!
Teodors Ozolinsh really struggled to get his t-shirt on before his hand was raised. Making sure that Reaper Combatwear logo gets some air time is pretty tricky when you're all sweaty.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
66%

 

Event: DARE 83     
Date:   Nov 24, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 868 p4p, 99 weight class) and Marcio Alvarez (ranked 861 p4p, 98 weight class). Alvarez is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Made in Brazil. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

178 cm
29
159 lbs
14 - 8 - 0
173 cm
28
165 lbs
13 - 8 - 0
Great wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Marcio Alvarez!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Nard Betker and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ozolinsh keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Alvarez feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Ozolinsh's calf.
Teodors Ozolinsh seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ozolinsh looks to land a right hand but Alvarez moved out of range.
Alvarez keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Alvarez takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Ozolinsh swings for the body but Alvarez moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ozolinsh lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Ozolinsh avoids a punch combination nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Ozolinsh lands with an uppercut that bounces Alvarez off the cage and back into range.
Alvarez rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Ozolinsh makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Alvarez loads up on a big right hand but Ozolinsh slips the punch.
Alvarez lands with a cross.
Alvarez lands a nice hook to Ozolinsh's body. Ozolinsh takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
A nice combination there by Alvarez.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but Alvarez moved away.
Alvarez looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Alvarez checks the leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Alvarez finds it's way through Ozolinsh's defenses.
Ozolinsh looks to throw a body kick
and Alvarez connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ozolinsh tries to land a front kick but Alvarez steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.

Alvarez shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Alvarez thows a huge punch but Ozolinsh dodges it nicely.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Alvarez wants to control but Ozolinsh is keeping him busy.
Alvarez prevents Ozolinsh from improving his position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Alvarez working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Alvarez is pressing down on Ozolinsh's thigh, looking to free his foot. Ozolinsh is holding on for now.
Ozolinsh wants to improve his position but Alvarez is controlling well.
Ozolinsh trying to hold on to Alvarez's head to control him but Alvarez postures up.
Alvarez missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Ozolinsh is not content to let Alvarez control the position.

Alvarez looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Alvarez is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Alvarez not landing any meaningful shots this time.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Good standup being displayed there by Alvarez as he connects with a hook.
Ozolinsh throws a lazy right hand but Alvarez sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ozolinsh slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Alvarez misses with a two punch combination.
Alvarez throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Ozolinsh appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Alvarez lands with a nice body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Alvarez dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Ozolinsh. That did some damage!
A jab from Ozolinsh finds it's way through Alvarez's defenses.
Ozolinsh throws a nice outside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head kick by Ozolinsh misses
and Alvarez counters with a three punch combo that has Ozolinsh backing up. Ozolinsh nods at Alvarez to acknowledge the strikes.
Alvarez moves into range and connects with a jab.
Alvarez shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Ozolinsh as he avoids it easily.
Ozolinsh misses with a low kick.
Alvarez is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
A telegraphed right hand from Ozolinsh misses the target.
Marcio Alvarez seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Alvarez swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Alvarez is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Ozolinsh defending well as Alvarez loads up on a big left hand.
Alvarez has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Alvarez throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh motions for Alvarez to come forward. Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Ozolinsh throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
A nice side step and Alvarez releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Teodors Ozolinsh is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Ozolinsh tries to close the distance and clinch but Alvarez swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Ozolinsh tries to land a leg kick but Alvarez saw it coming and moves away.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Alvarez's ribcage but misses.
Ozolinsh looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Alvarez tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Ozolinsh swivels and escapes.
Ozolinsh misses with an uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Alvarez connects with a solid leg kick.
A leg kick checked by Alvarez.
Ozolinsh fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Alvarez manages to avoid it.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Alvarez appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight right.
A nice side step and Alvarez releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Ozolinsh lands with a right hand.
Ozolinsh just misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh moves away from the strike by Alvarez.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Alvarez throws a head kick that half lands.
Ozolinsh ducks right into an uppercut from Alvarez.
Alvarez lands a nice leg kick that just misses Ozolinsh's sensitive parts.
Alvarez slips under a jab.
Alvarez throws a counter combo.
Alvarez thumps Ozolinsh with a low kick.
Ozolinsh tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A countering left hand to the body from Alvarez misses.
Ozolinsh throws out a loose jab but Alvarez uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Alvarez's ribcage but 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!
Alvarez fails with a takedown attempt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Teodors Ozolinsh will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Ozolinsh lands a slapping body shot.
Ozolinsh bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Alvarez checks a leg kick.
Alvarez moves out of range of the body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Alvarez tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ozolinsh attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Alvarez connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A slow jab from Alvarez misses its intended target.
Alvarez lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Ozolinsh swings widly with a right hand
and Alvarez counters with a series of strikes. Ozolinsh will be more careful next time no doubt.
That kick from Ozolinsh tenderised Alvarez's leg. Alvarez is trying to keep his angry face on.
Alvarez throws a body punch but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Nice cross by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Alvarez. That did some damage!
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the body kick.
Alvarez is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

Alvarez is rocked!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh shakes his hands by his side, trying to relax. Alvarez takes his eyes off the ball for a moment - Ozolinsh sees the opportunity and cracks him with a massive hook! Alvarez bends double and collapses on top of himself - he's out! The crowd are going absolutely nuts! Wow, what a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:12 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Teodors Ozolinsh!
After the big win, Teodors Ozolinsh made sure to do all the important stuff like thanking his sponsors Reaper Combatwear and telling the interviewer how much he loves him.
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
47%

 

Event: DARE 71     
Date:   Oct 10, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Don Gotti (ranked 1369 p4p, 167 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 1100 p4p, 138 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
29
170 lbs
15 - 10 - 1
178 cm
29
159 lbs
13 - 8 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Don Gotti!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Marco Blurström, Ben Zyskovitsi and Roosa Järviläinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gotti stalks Ozolinsh and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Ozolinsh's face. Ozolinsh staggers backwards, shaken.
Gotti tries to close the distance and clinch up but Ozolinsh swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Gotti tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ozolinsh was well out of range. Poor timing from Gotti.
Gotti has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Gotti bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Ozolinsh's head.
Gotti cracks Ozolinsh with a right hand to the side of the head.
The crowd cheers as Gotti lands an impressive looking overhand right. Ozolinsh doesn't seem phased though.
A decent looking cross lands there for Gotti.
Don Gotti seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gotti uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ozolinsh.
Gotti moves out of range of the body kick from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh avoids the body shot from Gotti.
Ozolinsh 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.
Ozolinsh tries to land a body kick
and Gotti counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Gotti slips under a jab.
Gotti was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
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!
Gotti's corner calls for a 1-2. Gotti obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Gotti dives in for a single leg takedown but Ozolinsh sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
A little jabbing left from Ozolinsh on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ozolinsh takes a jab right on the kisser.
Gotti throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Ozolinsh stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Gotti swings for the body but Ozolinsh moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Ozolinsh on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Gotti. Gotti obviously looking to wear him down.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick but Gotti moves out of range.
Gotti tries to close the distance and clinch up but Ozolinsh swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Gotti shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Ozolinsh pinned against the cage. Ozolinsh gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.

Gotti moves into range and clinches up with Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gotti lands an uppercut.
Ozolinsh struggles to land a body shot inside as Gotti controls his hands.
Gotti doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gotti changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Ozolinsh fights it off and pushes away nicely.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Don Gotti. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Gotti keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ozolinsh.
Gotti fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ozolinsh manages to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Gotti 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 Ozolinsh has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Ozolinsh and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A little jabbing left from Ozolinsh on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ozolinsh throws a right hand that misses
and Gotti counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Gotti lands a nice looking body shot.
Ozolinsh getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gotti misses with a body shot.
Gotti takes a swing at Ozolinsh's ribcage but misses.
Gotti fails in his attempt to clinch.
Gotti lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Gotti misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ozolinsh.
Gotti is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Gotti scores with a leg kick.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch up but Gotti circles away and keeps his distance.
Ozolinsh takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Ozolinsh fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
A shot to the body from Gotti misses
letting Ozolinsh counter with a right hand.
Ozolinsh takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Gotti.
Gotti lands with a shot to the body.
Gotti looks to throw the jab but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Gotti throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but Gotti sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Gotti is looking to wear down Ozolinsh with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Ozolinsh loads up on a big right hand but Gotti slips the punch.
Gotti on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ozolinsh. Ozolinsh obviously looking to wear him down.
Decent striking displayed by Ozolinsh there.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gotti. Ozolinsh does a little dance to reset his feet.

Ozolinsh darts in and clinches Gotti up against the cage.
Ozolinsh blocks a body shot from Gotti.
Ozolinsh tries to work over Gotti's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gotti lands a jab to the nose.
Gotti takes a swing at Ozolinsh's ribcage but misses.
Ozolinsh is trying to counter with his kicks.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

Gotti shoots in and gets a takedown into Ozolinsh's guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!

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

Gotti tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Gotti wants to hit a switch here but Ozolinsh passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Gotti there!
Ozolinsh tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Gotti manages to regain half guard. Good work.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gotti will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Gotti throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Gotti ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh circles away from the clinch attempt.
Ozolinsh looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Ozolinsh stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Left hook, right uppercut from Gotti.
Gotti wants to clinch.
Gotti connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Ozolinsh's hands.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gotti throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gotti connects with a nice looking jab.
Don Gotti is winning the standup battle so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gotti lands a jab-cross combination.
Gotti is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Ozolinsh throws a big counter head kick but Gotti avoids it with no problem.
Gotti uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ozolinsh.
Gotti misses the shot to the body.

Ozolinsh gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Ozolinsh keeping moving, preventing Gotti from controlling successfully.
Gotti throws a big right hand that misses.
Ozolinsh pulls Gotti in close to prevent any damage.
Gotti stopping the sweep attempt from Ozolinsh.
Gotti throws a big elbow that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gotti trying to control but Ozolinsh is working from the bottom.
Gotti throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Gotti trying to control the position from guard on top but Ozolinsh is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Gotti missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Ozolinsh keeping moving, preventing Gotti from controlling successfully.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Gotti lunges at Ozolinsh with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Ozolinsh's hand.
Ozolinsh throws a hook but Gotti blocks it.
Gotti takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ozolinsh walks into a left hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gotti throws a sloppy body shot
and Ozolinsh counters with a good low kick that Gotti was not able to check.
Gotti thuds a left hand into Ozolinsh's body.
Gotti misses with a body shot
and Ozolinsh counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A shot to the liver by Gotti. Beautiful body shot.
Ozolinsh scores with the left hand. Gotti knows he should have avoided that one.
Gotti works over Ozolinsh's head and body with a nice combination.
Jab from Gotti.
Gotti throws out a loose jab but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh pounces like a tiger and cracks Gotti with a vicious hook! Gotti is down but not out! Ozolinsh follows up with more strikes forcing the ref to jump in and stop it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:40 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Teodors Ozolinsh!
Teodors Ozolinsh took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, Reaper Combatwear for their support in the buildup to the fight.
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Event: DARE 64 : GODS OF WAR     
Date:   Sep 01, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Solomon Wilson (ranked 1845 p4p, 222 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 1392 p4p, 166 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Wilson might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Simple Math - By: DL Incognito. Teodors Ozolinsh has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

177 cm
27
170 lbs
6 - 7 - 0
178 cm
28
159 lbs
12 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Solomon Wilson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Albert Achterberg, Wagner Zegers and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Wilson connects with a right hand. Ozolinsh shakes it off.
Ozolinsh ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Wilson tries to score a power double leg takedown but Ozolinsh sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Wilson somewhat.
Wilson lands a nice looking body shot.
A nice inside leg kick there by Wilson. That's going to slow Ozolinsh down.
Wilson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Solomon Wilson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Wilson shoots and misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a slapping leg kick.
Nice defenses there by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Wilson swings widly with a right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wilson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ozolinsh throws a lazy right hand but Wilson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Wilson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight right.
Ozolinsh uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Wilson.
Ozolinsh slips a straight right by Wilson.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wilson looks to throw the jab but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Ozolinsh feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Wilsons jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Wilson misses with a straight left.
Ozolinsh looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Wilson works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Wilson.
Ozolinsh regains half guard, as Wilson was trying to land strikes.
Ozolinsh gets full guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Wilson won't allow Ozolinsh to sweep him here.
Wilson lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Wilson works over Ozolinsh with some ground and pound from guard.
Wilson postures up in Ozolinsh's guard and throws a big left but Ozolinsh blocks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ozolinsh is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Wilson trying to control here.
Wilson tries to roll over but Ozolinsh keeps him under control.
Ozolinsh content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Wilson tries to roll over but Ozolinsh keeps him under control.
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.

Wilson looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Ozolinsh slows the pace down in half guard.
Wilson is trying to get back to full guard.
Ozolinsh stalling.
Wilson wants to improve his position but Ozolinsh is controlling well.
Wilson is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at ELITE Island Gym - All Elite Coaches ($800/Week), so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Ozolinsh stalling.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Wilson trying to hold on to Ozolinsh's head to control him but Ozolinsh postures up.
Wilson gets back to full guard.

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

Wilson working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Ozolinsh has passed into half guard!
Ozolinsh wants to free his trapped foot but Wilson is holding on for dear life with his legs.
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 Solomon Wilson will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Wilson walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.

Wilson is rocked!
Ozolinsh misses with a body kick.
Oh Wilson is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Ozolinsh drops a shoulder and throws a monster hook that connects perfectly to the side of Wilson's head, knocking him out cold! Ozolinsh is extatic as he celebrates with his cornermen.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:14 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Teodors Ozolinsh!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Teodors Ozolinsh made sure he mentioned Reaper Combatwear, along with how happy he was to win his fight.
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Event: DARE 58     
Date:   Jul 28, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Johnny Vegas (ranked 841 p4p, 104 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 964 p4p, 121 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

173 cm
26
161 lbs
13 - 4 - 1
178 cm
28
159 lbs
12 - 7 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

Conviction

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Johnny Vegas!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Albert Achterberg, Aafke Stam and Saam Ante.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice body punch from Vegas.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Vegas crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Ozolinsh - the referee stops the clock and Vegas gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Ozolinsh. Vegas manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Ozolinsh just misses with a punch to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ozolinsh. Vegas does a little dance to reset his feet.

Vegas moves into the clinch.
Ozolinsh swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A short left from Vegas.
Vegas scores with a shoulder strike.

Vegas pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Ozolinsh takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Ozolinsh throws the left hand but Vegas avoids the punch easily.
Vegas swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Ozolinsh doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Vegas lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Vegas connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Ozolinsh momentarily.
Vegas tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Ozolinsh manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Ozolinsh throws out a powerful jab.

It looks like Johnny Vegas has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vegas turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

Vegas has closed the distance and engaged Ozolinsh in a clinch.
Ozolinsh has a couple of punches blocked by Vegas.

Vegas escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Vegas, right into the meat.
Vegas scores with a jab.
Vegas throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Ozolinsh stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Ozolinsh lands with a kick to the ribs.
Vegas steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Vegas fails with an attempt to clinch.
Ozolinsh only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Vegas throws an off balance right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Johnny Vegas seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Vegas will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Ozolinsh follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Vegas shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
A nice side step and Ozolinsh releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
A good leg kick by Vegas.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A telegraphed right hand from Vegas misses the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vegas stalks Ozolinsh and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Ozolinsh's face. Ozolinsh staggers backwards, shaken.
Vegas uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Ozolinsh moves forwards but Vegas connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Vegas moves away from the strike by Ozolinsh.

Vegas has Ozolinsh up against the cage in a clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch to the body.
Vegas's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

Vegas breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Ozolinsh dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Ozolinsh shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Vegas misses with a series of wild punches.
Ozolinsh is trying to counter with his kicks.
The fighters circling - Ozolinsh throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh walks into a left hand.
Ozolinsh swings for the body but Vegas moves out of range.
Vegas lands with a right hand.
Vegas lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Vegas bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Ozolinsh's head backwards.
Vegas throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Vegas throws a predictable looking body shot
and Vegas takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Ozolinsh avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Vegas checks the leg kick.
Ozolinsh comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Vegas is looking to clinch.
Vegas throws a low kick but it's checked well by Ozolinsh.
Vegas cracks Ozolinsh with an open hand slap.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Vegas blocks the body kick.
Jab, jab by Vegas - just one landing.
Vegas throws a big shot that misses.
Vegas throws a lazy right hand but Ozolinsh sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Vegas doesn't manage to clinch there - Ozolinsh circles away.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Vegas throws a hook but Ozolinsh blocks it.
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Vegas.
Vegas throws a quick counter head kick but Ozolinsh was just out of range.
Vegas lands with a thumping leg kick.
A jab from Vegas finds it's way through Ozolinsh's defenses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Vegas avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh avoids a kick to the body.
Vegas looks to land a body kick but Ozolinsh moved away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A big left from Vegas misses.
Teodors Ozolinsh has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Vegas lands a jab to Ozolinsh's midsection.
Vegas lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ozolinsh has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Ozolinsh there as he acknowledges the shot.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ozolinsh lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ozolinsh checks a leg kick.
Vegas throws a big shot that misses.
Johnny Vegas is winning the standup battle so far.
The fighters circling - Vegas throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vegas moves out of range of the strikes.
Vegas is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Ozolinsh can do to turn this around?
Vegas misses with an uppercut
and Ozolinsh counters with a slapping leg kick.
Ozolinsh throws a lazy right hand but Vegas sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ozolinsh cracks Vegas with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
A big right from Vegas misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vegas misses with the combination.
Vegas checks the leg kick nicely there.
As Ozolinsh looks to move away, Vegas throws a big counter combo but Ozolinsh just gets out of the way.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Vegas's ribcage but misses.
Vegas swings widly with a right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with an outside leg kick.
Vegas connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Vegas smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Vegas connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Jab by Vegas.
Ozolinsh throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Vegas fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Ozolinsh looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Ozolinsh misses with a lunging right hand
and Vegas counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh punishes Vegas's body with a nice straight punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheers as Vegas lands an impressive looking overhand right. Ozolinsh doesn't seem phased though.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ozolinsh staying out of range there.
Vegas lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Ozolinsh sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Vegas.
A punch combination from Vegas misses.
Vegas attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Ozolinsh tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ozolinsh just misses with a punch to the body.
Vegas takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Ozolinsh cracks Vegas with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.

Vegas is rocked!
Ozolinsh is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Vegas rather than just go for the knockout.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Ozolinsh takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Nice body kick from Ozolinsh.
Vegas misses the shot to the body.
Vegas tests Ozolinsh's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Ozolinsh takes a jab right on the kisser.
Vegas keeps Ozolinsh at a distance using the push kick.
Vegas buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Ozolinsh just misses with a punch to the body.
Vegas throws a nice looking combination but Ozolinsh bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Vegas rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice uppercut.
Oh Vegas is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Vegas throws a big shot that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Vegas lands a jab to the nose.
Ozolinsh goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Ozolinsh comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Vegas seems to have got his legs back now.
Ozolinsh has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Vegas just misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh thinks about the counter body kick.
Vegas doesn't manage to clinch there - Ozolinsh circles away.
Jab, jab by Vegas - just one landing.
Ozolinsh works Vegas's body with a nice hook.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Vegas moves away from the strike by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a predictable looking body shot
and Vegas makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Ozolinsh steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Vegas.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Ozolinsh! But no joy.
Nice jab there from Vegas.
Ozolinsh throws a good cross that connects.
Vegas misses with the combination.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Johnny Vegas dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Johnny Vegas's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Vegas lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ozolinsh throws a shot from downtown. Vegas moves away and avoids it.
A little feinted left hand from Vegas on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Ozolinsh 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.
Vegas was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Ozolinsh loads up on a big right hand but Vegas slips the punch.
Vegas swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ozolinsh scores with a sloppy right hand. Vegas should have avoided that one.
Vegas misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ozolinsh.

Vegas clinches with his opponent.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ozolinsh tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Vegas.
Vegas throws a punch but it's blocked by Ozolinsh.
Vegas lands a body punch in the clinch.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the ribs.
Vegas misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vegas pushes Ozolinsh back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Vegas blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with an uppercut but Vegas uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the ribs.
Vegas lands an uppercut.
Ozolinsh makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

Johnny Vegas's cut is getting worse.

Vegas's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Vegas buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Vegas connects with a single shot there.
Vegas tests Ozolinsh's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Ozolinsh pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Ozolinsh takes one to the chin there.
Vegas dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Ozolinsh. That did some damage!
Vegas 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.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ozolinsh stuns Vegas with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Vegas uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Ozolinsh has time to react.
Vegas's Muay Thai looks sharper than normal. He has obviously been working on it in the gym.
Vegas stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Ozolinsh.
Vegas lands an overhand right.
Vegas tries to clinch but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Ozolinsh doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick that misses.
Ozolinsh swings for the body but Vegas moves out of range.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A big right from Ozolinsh misses.
Ozolinsh slips a straight right by Vegas.
Vegas paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Vegas misses with a lunging right hand
letting Ozolinsh counter with a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Vegas pushes Ozolinsh up against the cage in a clinch.
Ozolinsh throws a punch but it's blocked by Vegas.
Ozolinsh blocking some punches.
Ozolinsh lands a hook that snaps the head of Vegas backwards.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with an uppercut but Vegas uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ozolinsh blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Vegas lands a body punch in the clinch.
Johnny Vegas is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Ozolinsh swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Vegas tries a body shot but Ozolinsh blocks it.
A short right from Ozolinsh.
Johnny Vegas has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Ozolinsh blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Vegas blocking some punches.
Vegas scores with a nice hook to the head.
Ozolinsh fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A right hook to the body lands for Ozolinsh.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Ozolinsh struggles to land a body shot inside as Vegas controls his hands.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh can't find room to land a body shot as Vegas controls the action.
Ozolinsh's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Ozolinsh can't find room to land a body shot as Vegas controls the action.
Ozolinsh throws a punch but it's blocked by Vegas.
Ozolinsh throws a punch but it's blocked by Vegas.
Vegas blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ozolinsh misses with a punch to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Vegas.
Vegas tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ozolinsh working aggressively here.
Good body shot from Ozolinsh.
Vegas blocks an uppercut.
A short left from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Teodors Ozolinsh.
Well Vegas has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Albert Achterberg scores the fight 29:28
Judge Aafke Stam scores the fight 29:28
Judge Saam Ante scores the fight 30:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Johnny Vegas!

After winning the bout, Johnny Vegas 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: DARE 53     
Date:   Jun 30, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 1054 p4p, 129 weight class) and Emilio Rojas (ranked 4432 p4p, 466 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.

178 cm
27
159 lbs
11 - 7 - 0
175 cm
27
168 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
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 New York, Emilio Rojas!
The judges for this bout are Nard Betker, Albert Achterberg and Paul Aken.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ozolinsh slips a straight right by Rojas.
Ozolinsh scores with a spinning back kick!
Ozolinsh drops his hands momentarily and Rojas takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Ozolinsh delivers a nice body kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh slips under a jab.
A big right from Rojas misses.
Ozolinsh thinks about countering with a body kick.
Rojas throws a lazy uppercut
and Ozolinsh cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

It looks like Emilio Rojas has been cut.
Rojas has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Ozolinsh finds it's way round the side to connect with Rojas's head.
Rojas misses with a double jab
and Ozolinsh counters with a good, hard body kick but Rojas shrugs it off.
Emilio Rojas seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Rojas looks like he wants to counter punch here.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Rojas stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rojas scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Ozolinsh doesn't seem bothered though.
Ozolinsh uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Rojas.
An attempted straight right counter from Ozolinsh misses the target.
Ozolinsh is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Rojas.
Rojas throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Rojas walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Ozolinsh checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
And Ozolinsh counters with a quick kick to the body but Rojas blocks it.
Rojas steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh connects with a leg kick. Rojas looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Rojas feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Ozolinshs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Rojas is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Ozolinsh takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Ozolinsh throws a front kick that sends Rojas stumbling back into the cage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ozolinsh misses with a body punch
and Rojas counters with a two punch combo.
Rojas takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Ozolinsh throws a sloppy head kick and Rojas moves out of range easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ozolinsh. Rojas does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ozolinsh lands with an overhand left.
Ozolinsh staying out of range there.
Rojas throws a poor cross that misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a straight right hand.
Rojas misses with a straight left.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Rojas missing with a left hand there. Ozolinsh was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Rojas darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Rojas lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Rojas is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ozolinsh.
Rojas throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Ozolinsh connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

Rojas is rocked!
Rojas looks up at the clock. Bad move! Ozolinsh lands a right hand from hell, dropping Rojas. Ozolinsh pounces and finishes the fight with a flurry of punches and elbows.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Teodors Ozolinsh!
Jumping up and down and very excited, Teodors Ozolinsh waved his t-shirt featuring Reaper Combatwear's logo in front of the cameras.
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Event: DARE : RETRIBUTION     
Date:   May 09, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 1047 p4p, 128 weight class) and Ragnar Diaz (ranked 3923 p4p, 426 weight class). Teodors Ozolinsh has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

178 cm
27
159 lbs
10 - 7 - 0
173 cm
26
165 lbs
9 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
Decent wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Ragnar Diaz!
The judges for this bout are Johanna Lukiainen, Marco Blurström and Tarja Halkonen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Diaz misses with a hook
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice uppercut.
Diaz swings for the body but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Ozolinsh looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Diaz 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.
Diaz tries to clinch but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Ozolinsh with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Diaz throws a jab but it's blocked by Ozolinsh.
Diaz misses with a wild body shot.
Ozolinsh swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Diaz slips a jab from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Ozolinsh lands a glancing blow to the side of Diaz's head.

It looks like Ragnar Diaz has been cut.
Ozolinsh takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Diaz fails in his attempt to clinch.
Diaz throws a one two combo.

It looks like Teodors Ozolinsh has been cut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ozolinsh buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Diaz looks to land a combination but Ozolinsh avoids it well.
Diaz fails with an attempt to clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diaz throws a jab when Ozolinsh was well out of range.
Diaz misses with a body shot
and Ozolinsh counters with a big right hand! Oh Diaz is in trouble here! Ozolinsh follows up with more strikes and that's it! The ref has stopped it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:10 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Teodors Ozolinsh!
Teodors Ozolinsh managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, Reaper Combatwear, into his post fight interview.
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Event: DARE 40     
Date:   Apr 18, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 689 p4p, 88 weight class) and Fernando Oliveira (ranked 919 p4p, 119 weight class). Man, I cannot wait for this one!

178 cm
27
159 lbs
10 - 6 - 0
175 cm
26
156 lbs
14 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Fernando Oliveira!
The judges for this bout are Vladimir Khabensky, Ivan Kurochkin and Konstantin Menshow.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Oliveira throws out a loose jab but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh misses with the body kick
and Oliveira counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Oliveira.

Oliveira clinches up against the cage.
A hook to the body from Ozolinsh.
Oliveira misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Oliveira throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Ozolinsh blocks it with crossed arms.
A short right from Ozolinsh on the inside.

Ozolinsh pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Oliveira takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Ozolinsh throws a jab when Oliveira was well out of range.
Ozolinsh closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Oliveira throws a jab when Ozolinsh was well out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh drops his hands momentarily and Oliveira takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Ozolinsh buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Ozolinsh looks to land a right hand but Oliveira moved out of range.
Oliveira doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Ozolinsh ducks right into an uppercut from Oliveira.
Fernando Oliveira seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Oliveira.
Oliveira appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Oliveira buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
A punch lands to the side of Oliveira 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Oliveira slips a straight right by Ozolinsh.
Oliveira throws the left hand but Ozolinsh avoids the punch easily.
A big right from Oliveira misses.
Ozolinsh throws an off balance right hand
and Oliveira counters with a lovely shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh throws a hook but Oliveira blocks it.
Ozolinsh throws the left hand but Oliveira avoids the punch easily.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick that misses.
Oliveira looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A jab from Oliveira misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Oliveira throws out a loose jab but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter with a body kick.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with an uppercut.
Jab from Oliveira.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Oliveira is just out of range.
Ozolinsh uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Oliveira.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Oliveira misses with a looping left.
Ozolinsh avoids the body shot from Oliveira.
Ozolinsh feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Oliveira misses with a body shot.
Nice defenses there by Oliveira.
Good shot there by Ozolinsh.
Oliveira avoids the head kick by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Oliveira was well out of range. Poor timing from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with the body kick
and Oliveira counters with a nice uppercut.
Oliveira misses with a looping left.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Decent striking displayed by Oliveira there.
Oliveira ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Oliveira throws a lazy right hand but Ozolinsh sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Oliveira ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ozolinsh moves away.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Ozolinsh lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Oliveira at a distance.
Oliveira throws the left hand but Ozolinsh avoids the punch easily.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Oliveira steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh moves forwards but Oliveira connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Oliveira catches Ozolinsh with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Nice defenses there by Ozolinsh.
An attempted straight right counter from Ozolinsh misses the target.
Oliveira connects with a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ozolinsh takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Teodors Ozolinsh has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Oliveira punishes Ozolinsh's body with a nice straight punch.
Oliveira 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.
Oliveira avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Fernando Oliveira seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Oliveira blocks a low kick nicely.
Ozolinsh fails with an attempt to clinch.
Oliveira uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Nice body punch from Oliveira.
Oliveira misses with an uppercut. Ozolinsh saw that one coming.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch there but Oliveira circles away.
Oliveira changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Oliveira counters with a straight right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Oliveira slips under a jab from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh 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.
Ozolinsh looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Oliveira throws a leg kick that misses.
Oliveira keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Oliveira scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Ozolinsh misses with a looping right.
Oliveira dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Ozolinsh blocks a low kick nicely.
Oliveira looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Oliveira lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Donk. Ozolinsh catches Oliveira right on the button with a cross.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Oliveira throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Ozolinsh counter with a right hand.
Oliveira swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ozolinsh swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Oliveira throws a right hand that Ozolinsh ducks under and follows up with a left that Ozolinsh also avoids with ease.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot.
Oliveira throws a big shot that misses.
A cross from Oliveira lands.
Ozolinsh throws out a leg kick but Oliveira moves out of range and Ozolinsh only half commits.
Ozolinsh moves away from the strike by Oliveira.
Ozolinsh scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A low kick from Oliveira is predictable there
and Ozolinsh counters with a stiff right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Oliveira lands a nice hook to Ozolinsh's body. Ozolinsh takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Oliveira ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Oliveira misses with an uppercut
letting Ozolinsh counter with a right hand.
Ozolinsh jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Oliveira looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Oliveira lands a nice shot to the body.
Ozolinsh throws a lazy right hand but Oliveira sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Oliveira throws out a loose jab but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
A slow jab from Oliveira misses its intended target.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Oliveira throws a poor cross that misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Oliveira thinking.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Oliveira misses with a double jab.
Ozolinsh was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Oliveira throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ozolinsh lands a nice shot that snaps Oliveira's head back.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ozolinsh on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Oliveira throws a big shot that misses.
Ozolinsh throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
A big left from Oliveira misses.
Oliveira misses with a looping right.
Oliveira tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ozolinsh was well out of range. Poor timing from Oliveira.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Fernando Oliveira showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Oliveira pivots, looking for a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range and Oliveira settles back down.
Ozolinsh displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Oliveira throws out the jab.
Ozolinsh throws a lazy uppercut
and Oliveira counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A good leg kick by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh moves forwards but Oliveira connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Ozolinsh thuds his right hand into Oliveira's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Ozolinsh throws a low kick, looking for Oliveira's leg but Oliveira calmly moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ozolinsh blocks a jab.
Oliveira scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Ozolinsh sizes up Oliveira with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Oliveira throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter with a body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh moves away from the strike by Oliveira.
Oliveira clobbers Ozolinsh with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Oliveira throws a shot from downtown. Ozolinsh moves away and avoids it.
Ozolinsh throws a body shot but no joy.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Oliveira moves away.
Oliveira misses with a hook
enabling Ozolinsh to counter with a crisp jab.
Ozolinsh misses with a body kick.
Oliveira tries to close the distance and clinch but Ozolinsh swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Ozolinsh throws a shot to the body.
Oliveira throws a hook but Ozolinsh avoids it easily.
Ozolinsh appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh defending well as Oliveira loads up on a big left hand.
Oliveira misses with a straight left.
Oliveira lands a jab to the nose.
Oliveira fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Ozolinsh ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Oliveira.
A big left from Oliveira misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Oliveira misses with a body shot.
Ozolinsh is looking to slow Oliveira down with leg kicks.
Oliveira throws a body shot but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh is looking to slow Oliveira down with leg kicks.
Ozolinsh lands a nice hook to Oliveira's body. Oliveira takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

Ozolinsh cracks Oliveira with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Ozolinsh has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Oliveira to stand back up!

Oliveira is rocked!
Ozolinsh pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Oliveira is still on wobbly legs! Can Ozolinsh finish him?
Ozolinsh walks into a straight right hand from Oliveira.
Fernando Oliveira is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Oliveira seems to have recovered his senses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Oliveira lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Oliveira connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Ozolinsh's hands.
Ozolinsh throws a wild body kick that Oliveira sees coming a mile off.
Oliveira lands with a cross.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Ozolinsh staying out of range there.
Oliveira uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh moves away from the strike by Oliveira.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter punch.

Ozolinsh pushes Oliveira up against the cage in a clinch.
Oliveira working aggressively here.
Ozolinsh scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Ozolinsh pushes Oliveira back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Oliveira tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Oliveira tries to land a knee to the head but Ozolinsh blocks with his arms.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook from the clinch.
Oliveira is struggling to control the position.
With the fighters up against the cage, Oliveira throws an elbow but misses.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Teodors Ozolinsh.
I think Oliveira has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Vladimir Khabensky scores the fight 28:29
Judge Ivan Kurochkin scores the fight 27:30
Judge Konstantin Menshow scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Fernando Oliveira!

Fernando Oliveira decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: DARE 36     
Date:   Mar 31, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Roger Dawson (ranked 1414 p4p, 177 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 883 p4p, 113 weight class). Teodors Ozolinsh has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

179 cm
26
159 lbs
10 - 3 - 0
178 cm
26
159 lbs
9 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Roger Dawson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, James Ackerman and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dawson connects with a looping right hand.

Dawson closes the distance and clinches.
Dawson blocks an uppercut.
Ozolinsh tries a body shot but Dawson blocks it.
Ozolinsh struggles to land a body shot inside as Dawson controls his hands.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.
Dawson lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Ozolinsh or not.
Ozolinsh blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A frustrated look appears on Ozolinsh's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Ozolinsh pushes Dawson back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh throws a punch but it's blocked by Dawson.
Ozolinsh lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Dawson backwards.
Dawson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh lands a hook that snaps the head of Dawson backwards.
Ozolinsh throws a head punch that misses.
Dawson slows down the pace here.
Ozolinsh presses Dawson against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Dawson is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Dawson blocks a body shot from Ozolinsh.
A head punch on the inside from Dawson fails to land.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Dawson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Ozolinsh backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dawson misses with some punches.
Ozolinsh tries to throw a body punch but Dawson avoids it by throwing Ozolinsh back against the cage.
Dawson lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Ozolinsh gets through Dawson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Dawson blocks a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Dawson blocks a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Dawson's elbow.
Ozolinsh lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Dawson.
Ozolinsh tries a body shot but Dawson blocks it.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Dawson.
Ozolinsh doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Dawson is stalling here.
Dawson lands with a short shot to the head.
Dawson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Dawson slowing the pace effectively.
Ozolinsh tries to work over Dawson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Dawson blocking some punches.
Ozolinsh working some nice short punches in the clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ozolinsh lands with a light punch inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dawson lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

Ozolinsh manages to break the clinch.
Dawson lands a nice shot to the body.
Dawson is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Ozolinsh takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
The fighters circling - Ozolinsh throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Dawson.
A chopping leg kick lands by Ozolinsh.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ozolinsh.
Dawson moves in looking to clinch but Ozolinsh pushes him off.
Dawson rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
enabling Ozolinsh to counter with a crisp jab.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook. Dawson ducked under it nicely.
Dawson wants to clinch
and Ozolinsh counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Ozolinsh walks into a straight right hand from Dawson.
Dawson tries to close the distance and clinch but Ozolinsh swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dawson moves out of range of the body kick from Ozolinsh.
Dawson blocks a jab.
Ozolinsh feints and then cracks Dawson's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Dawson down.
Ozolinsh walks into a left hand.
Roger Dawson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ozolinsh ducks right into an uppercut from Dawson.
Dawson throws a hook but Ozolinsh avoids it easily.
Ozolinsh lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Ozolinsh defending well as Dawson loads up on a big left hand.
A little jabbing left from Ozolinsh on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Good exchange - Ozolinsh coming out on top.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Dawson moves away.
Dawson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ozolinsh moves away.
Nice uppercut there from Ozolinsh.
Good exchange - Dawson coming out on top.
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!
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh scores with a spinning back kick!
Dawson misses with a hook
and Ozolinsh counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A left lands for Dawson.
Ozolinsh misses with a left hand
and Dawson counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Ozolinsh thinking.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dawson throws a jab when Ozolinsh was well out of range.
Ozolinsh lands a nice looking body shot.
Ozolinsh lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Dawson misses with a straight left.
Dawson is looking to clinch.
Ozolinsh scores with a jab to the head.
Dawson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ozolinsh.
Dawson darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Dawson moves to clinch but Ozolinsh breaks away
letting Ozolinsh counter with a right hand.
Dawson just misses with a punch to the body.
Dawson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh slaps away a takedown attempt from Dawson, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Ozolinsh has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Dawson throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Ozolinsh makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Dawson steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Ozolinsh. That one must have hurt.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Dawson's ribcage but misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Dawson missing with a left hand there. Ozolinsh was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Ozolinsh slips under a jab from Dawson.
Ozolinsh bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
A lazy left from Ozolinsh finds it's target.
Ozolinsh connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Dawson misses with a looping right.
Dawson backing away here, and Ozolinsh unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Dawson takes a swing at Ozolinsh's ribcage but misses.
Dawson throws a combination. Ozolinsh tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
That kick from Ozolinsh tenderised Dawson's leg. Dawson is trying to keep his angry face on.
Dawson ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Dawson throws a hook but Ozolinsh avoids it easily.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ozolinsh is looking to slow Dawson down with leg kicks.
Ozolinsh throws a looping overhand right but Dawson ducks down to avoid it.
Ozolinsh is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Dawson.
It looked like Dawson was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Ozolinsh.
Dawson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

Dawson forces Ozolinsh back against the cage and clinches.
Ozolinsh lands a body shot.
Dawson throws a punch but it's blocked by Ozolinsh.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dawson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ozolinsh prevents a body shot from Dawson.
Ozolinsh tries to throw a body punch but Dawson avoids it by throwing Ozolinsh back against the cage.
A shot in the inside from Ozolinsh.
Dawson misses with a punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Dawson's elbow.
Ozolinsh lands a shot to the body.
Ozolinsh blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ozolinsh pushes Dawson back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Ozolinsh misses with a short punch on the inside.
Dawson is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with an uppercut but Dawson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh tries to throw a body punch but Dawson avoids it by throwing Ozolinsh back against the cage.
Ozolinsh tries a body shot but Dawson blocks it.
Dawson is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Ozolinsh fails to land.
Dawson works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dawson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ozolinsh's elbow.
Dawson tries to stall but Ozolinsh uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Ozolinsh tries to throw a body punch but Dawson avoids it by throwing Ozolinsh back against the cage.
Dawson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Dawson lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Ozolinsh has a couple of punches blocked by Dawson.

Ozolinsh's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Ozolinsh looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Dawson connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A clash of legs there as Dawson blocks the low kick.
Ozolinsh throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick which misses Dawson's front leg but catches the back leg as Dawson tries to avoid it.
Dawson missing with a left hand there. Ozolinsh was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Dawson throws a right hand that misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Ozolinsh lands a jab to the head.
Ozolinsh blocks a jab.
Dawson rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Dawson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dawson moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Dawson 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.
Dawson throws the left hand but Ozolinsh avoids the punch easily.
Ozolinsh ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Dawson ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick that misses.
Ozolinsh avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ozolinsh blocks a jab.
Dawson lunges at Ozolinsh with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Ozolinsh's hand.
Dawson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ozolinsh throws a big shot that misses.
A slow jab from Dawson misses its intended target.
Ozolinsh looks to land a right hand but Dawson moved out of range.
Dawson throws out a loose jab but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
Dawson lands with an uppercut that bounces Ozolinsh off the cage and back into range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Dawson defending well as Ozolinsh loads up on a big left hand.
Teodors Ozolinsh seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dawson ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Dawson misses with a straight left.
Dawson missing with a left hand there. Ozolinsh was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
It seemed like Ozolinsh was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Ozolinsh moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Dawson throws a combination. Ozolinsh tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Dawson is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Nice straight punches there by Ozolinsh. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Ozolinsh.
Dawson throws an off balance right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a straight right hand.
Dawson swings for the body but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Ozolinsh lands a nice looking kick to the body. Dawson takes a step back to recover.
Ozolinsh goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Dawson jabs at Ozolinsh's body.
Dawson lands a body shot.
Dawson is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh lands with a shot to the body.
A slow jab from Dawson misses its intended target.
Ozolinsh keeps Dawson at a distance using the push kick.
Ozolinsh catches Dawson with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Teodors Ozolinsh will probably get the nod - 10:9.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. And we move into the final round!


Ozolinsh avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ozolinsh swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ozolinsh lands a really nice looking cross but Dawson seems unphased.
Ozolinsh walks into a jab.
A punch lands to the side of Dawson 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Dawson connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Dawson walks into a jab.
Dawson takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:31 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Teodors Ozolinsh!
An out of breath and clearly excited Teodors Ozolinsh thanked Reaper Combatwear for their help and support (and free stuff they sent him).
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Event: DARE REVOLUTION     
Date:   Jan 21, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 464 p4p, 59 weight class) and Tommy Gavin (ranked 793 p4p, 102 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

178 cm
26
159 lbs
9 - 5 - 0
183 cm
25
160 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Tommy Gavin!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, Bruno Lombardi and Eddie Farnsworth.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gavin connects with a right hand. Ozolinsh shakes it off.
Ozolinsh blocks a low kick nicely.
Ozolinsh moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Gavin scores with a hook to the body. Ozolinsh takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Gavin lands a leg kick that knocks Ozolinsh off balance momentarily.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Gavin.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

Ozolinsh darts in and clinches Gavin up against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gavin.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ozolinsh.
A short uppercut from Ozolinsh.

Gavin manages to break the clinch.
Gavin scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gavin looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Gavin throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Gavin moves out of range of the body kick.
Gavin connects with an inside leg kick.
Gavin takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Gavin has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Ozolinsh finds it's way round the side to connect with Gavin's head.
Gavin takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Gavin keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ozolinsh.
Gavin chopping away at his opponent's legs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gavin ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gavin was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Gavin scores with a decent looking hook.
Gavin fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Ozolinsh looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Ozolinsh, right into the meat.
Gavin moves out of range of the body kick from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh takes a jab right on the kisser.
Gavin takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Ozolinsh looks to throw the jab but Gavin is out of range.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Gavin.
Ozolinsh checks a leg kick.
Gavin walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Ozolinsh chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Gavin can pounce on him.
Gavin misses with a head kick.
Gavin swings away with a leg kick that misses.
A counter left hand to the body from Ozolinsh misses its target.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ozolinsh avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Gavin paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Ozolinsh scores with a sloppy right hand. Gavin should have avoided that one.
Gavin loads up on a big right hand but Ozolinsh slips the punch.
Gavin has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Gavin.
Gavin appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Ozolinsh cracks Gavin with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Gavin cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Ozolinsh misses with a looping right.
Gavin ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Gavin lets loose with a powerful body kick. Ozolinsh will feel that in the morning.
Ozolinsh throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Gavin lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Gavin fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Ozolinsh throws a body shot but no joy.
Gavin appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Ozolinsh throws a body shot but no joy.
Ozolinsh is looking to land body kicks.
Gavin tries a head kick but it misses.
Gavin drops his hands momentarily and Ozolinsh takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Gavin connects with a leg kick. Ozolinsh looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Gavin cracks the inside of Ozolinsh's front leg.

Gavin tries to keep at a distance but Ozolinsh has taken the fight into the clinch.
Ozolinsh prevents a body shot from Gavin.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ozolinsh.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh cracks Gavin with a nice body shot.

Gavin's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Gavin lands a leg kick that knocks Ozolinsh off balance momentarily.
Ozolinsh throws the left hand but Gavin avoids the punch easily.
Ozolinsh throws a nice outside leg kick.
Ozolinsh avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Ozolinsh throws a body shot but no joy.
Ozolinsh is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Ozolinsh misses with a body kick.

Gavin gets tackled into the cage by Ozolinsh. Ozolinsh maintains the clinch.
Ozolinsh doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Gavin breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Gavin pivots, looking for a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range and Gavin settles back down.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Gavin checks a leg kick.
Ozolinsh throws a hook but Gavin blocks it.

Gavin gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Ozolinsh working hard to break the clinch.
Ozolinsh is leaning against Gavin and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
A right hand to the body from Gavin.

Gavin escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Tommy Gavin seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gavin throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Gavin is looking to chop away at Ozolinsh's legs.
An attempted straight right counter from Ozolinsh misses the target.
Ozolinsh looks to land a body kick but Gavin moved away.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gavin scores with a push kick.
Ozolinsh connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Gavin throws a big shot that misses.
Ozolinsh on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Ozolinsh with a nice cross.
Gavin takes a swing at Ozolinsh's ribcage but misses.
Gavin digs a good body shot into Ozolinsh's ribs.
Nice body kick there by Gavin.
Jab, jab by Ozolinsh - just one landing.
Ozolinsh 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.
Gavin throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gavin lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Gavin paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Ozolinsh throws a jab when Gavin was well out of range.
Gavin lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ozolinsh cracks Gavin with a good jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ozolinsh throws a lazy right hand but Gavin sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Teodors Ozolinsh has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Gavin throws a nice inside leg kick.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gavin feints a counter leg kick.
Gavin throws the kick towards the body but Ozolinsh avoids it.
Gavin misses with a body shot.
Gavin is looking to slow Ozolinsh down with leg kicks.
Ozolinsh slips under a jab.
Gavin turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Gavin takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Gavin jabs Ozolinsh right on the nose. Ozolinsh blinks but takes it well.
Ozolinsh misses the shot to the body.
Gavin throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Gavin 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.
That kick from Gavin tenderised Ozolinsh's leg. Ozolinsh is trying to keep his angry face on.
Gavin pivots, looking for a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range and Gavin settles back down.
Ozolinsh quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Ozolinsh fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Gavin looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gavin defending well as Ozolinsh loads up on a big left hand.
Ozolinsh 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.
Ozolinsh takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Gavin throws a low kick, looking for Ozolinsh's leg but Ozolinsh calmly moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh takes one to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gavin avoids a kick to the body.
Gavin fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Ozolinsh on the side of the head.
Gavin thuds his shin into the meat of Ozolinsh's side.
Gavin avoids a kick to the body.
Gavin dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Ozolinsh. That did some damage!
Gavin turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Gavin's ribcage but misses.
Gavin replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Ozolinsh blocks it well.
Ozolinsh on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Tommy Gavin seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Gavin misses with a low kick.
Ozolinsh throwing a counter right hand but Gavin manages to avoid it.
Gavin doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Gavin fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Ozolinsh checks it well.
Ozolinsh thinks about countering with a head kick.
Gavin scores with a head 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!
Gavin throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice uppercut.
Ozolinsh looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Ozolinsh lands a really nice looking cross but Gavin seems unphased.
Gavin lands with a hook. Ozolinsh tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Ozolinsh has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Gavin.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gavin uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Ozolinsh has time to react.
Gavin throws a chopping leg kick but Ozolinsh manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Ozolinsh will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Ozolinsh loads up on a big right hand but Gavin slips the punch.
Gavin takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Gavin throws a leg kick that misses.
Gavin takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Gavin looks to score with a jab to the body but Ozolinsh is just out of range.
Ozolinsh lands a nice shot to the body.
Gavin swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Ozolinsh connects with the punch.

It looks like Tommy Gavin has been cut.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Gavin has time to react.
Ozolinsh wants to slow Gavin down by chopping away at his legs.
Gavin slips a straight right by Ozolinsh.
Gavin thuds his right hand into Ozolinsh's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Gavin looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Gavin lands a head shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh throws a body shot but no joy.
A left lands for Gavin.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Ozolinsh.
Gavin throws a leg kick that misses.
Ozolinsh tries to land a front kick but Gavin steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Ozolinsh lands a body shot.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Gavin checks a leg kick.
Gavin takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Gavin tries to score with a low kick but Ozolinsh moves his leg out of the way.
Ozolinsh throws a chopping leg kick but Gavin manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Gavin steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh tries to move into range but Gavin moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Ozolinsh swings for the body but Gavin moves out of range.
Gavin checks the leg kick nicely there.
A big right from Ozolinsh misses.
Gavin takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Gavin lands a nice leg kick that just misses Ozolinsh's sensitive parts.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Gavin has closed the distance and engaged Ozolinsh in a clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Ozolinsh lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Gavin blocks an uppercut.
Ozolinsh lands an uppercut.
Gavin lands with a right to the head.
Gavin pushes Ozolinsh back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

Gavin pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Gavin looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ozolinsh with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Ozolinsh fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Gavin fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Ozolinsh goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Gavin swats away the attempt to clinch by Ozolinsh.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Gavin blocks a head kick by Ozolinsh.
Gavin is looking to land body kicks.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Teodors Ozolinsh will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Tommy Gavin's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Gavin connects with a body shot that sends Ozolinsh's belly button to the back.
Ozolinsh throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

Ozolinsh gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh tries to work over Gavin's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gavin lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Gavin misses with some punches.
Gavin working aggressively here.
Teodors Ozolinsh has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Ozolinsh misses with a body punch.
Gavin lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Ozolinsh is trying to break the clinch but Gavin has him pressed against the cage.
Gavin lands with a right to the head.
Gavin working some nice short punches in the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ozolinsh swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gavin lands a right hand.
Gavin fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Gavin breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Gavin takes a jab right on the kisser.
Ozolinsh chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Gavin can pounce on him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh throws a jab when Gavin was well out of range.
Ozolinsh blocks a head kick by Gavin.
Gavin lands a leg kick that knocks Ozolinsh off balance momentarily.
Ozolinsh jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gavin swats away the attempt to clinch by Ozolinsh.
Gavin dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Ozolinsh. That did some damage!
A chopping leg kick lands by Gavin.
Gavin bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight right.
Ozolinsh throws a big shot that misses.
Ozolinsh lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Ozolinsh lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Ozolinsh on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Gavin. Gavin obviously looking to wear him down.
Ozolinsh on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Gavin. Gavin obviously looking to wear him down.
Gavin lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh fails in his attempt to clinch.
Gavin jabs Ozolinsh right on the nose. Ozolinsh blinks but takes it well.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ozolinsh has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Gavin.
Gavin misses with a leg kick.
Gavin pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Gavin is looking to slow Ozolinsh down with leg kicks.
Gavin takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Ozolinsh on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Gavin. Gavin obviously looking to wear him down.
Nice body punch from Gavin.
Gavin ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Gavin chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Ozolinsh goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
An inside leg kick lands from Gavin.
Gavin's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Ozolinsh connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Gavin scrambles back to his feet.
A chopping leg kick lands by Gavin.
Jab by Ozolinsh.
Gavin lands a glancing blow to the side of Ozolinsh's head.
Gavin throws the kick towards the body but Ozolinsh avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gavin connects with a good right hand that stumbles Ozolinsh. Ozolinsh circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Gavin throws a chopping leg kick but Ozolinsh manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
An inside leg kick lands from Ozolinsh.
Gavin lands with a straight right. Ozolinsh didn't see that one coming.
Ozolinsh tries to land a front kick but Gavin steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Gavin thuds his right hand into Ozolinsh's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but Gavin sees it coming and moves out of range.
Ozolinsh connects with a right hand. Gavin shakes it off.
Jab, jab by Gavin - just one landing.
Ozolinsh just misses with a punch to the body.
Ozolinsh on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Gavin lands a nice shot that snaps Ozolinsh's head back.
Gavin scores with a jab to the jaw.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A punch lands to the side of Ozolinsh 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Gavin lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
That kick from Gavin tenderised Ozolinsh's leg. Ozolinsh is trying to keep his angry face on.
Gavin fails with an attempt to clinch.
Ozolinsh was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Good leg kick by Gavin there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Ozolinsh misses with a looping left.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Gavin slips a jab from Ozolinsh.
A chopping leg kick lands by Gavin.
A good leg kick by Gavin.
Ozolinsh just misses with a punch to the body.
Gavin uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Ozolinsh has time to react.
Ozolinsh throws out a loose jab but Gavin uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh blocks a low kick nicely.
Ozolinsh thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ozolinsh looks to throw the jab but Gavin is out of range.
Gavin lands a jab to the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gavin ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Ozolinsh misses the jab.
Gavin tries to land a front kick but Ozolinsh steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Ozolinsh misses with a looping left.
Gavin fakes the leg kick and cracks Ozolinsh in the body.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight 28:29
Judge Bruno Lombardi scores the fight 29:29
Judge Eddie Farnsworth scores the fight 28:30

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Tommy Gavin!

Tommy Gavin bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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RATING
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Event: DARE BEYOND THE THUNDERDOME     
Date:   Dec 30, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Caio Bottura (ranked 828 p4p, 92 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 645 p4p, 69 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Bottura might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Face The Pain. 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!

173 cm
24
165 lbs
13 - 5 - 1
178 cm
25
159 lbs
8 - 5 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Caio Bottura!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Ben Watson, Damien Edna and Hugh Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ozolinsh blocks a head kick by Bottura.
A chopping leg kick lands by Bottura.
Bottura throws a leg kick
and Bottura takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Ozolinsh misses the body punch
and Bottura counters with an outside leg kick.
Bottura throws a leg kick
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice body shot.
Ozolinsh throws a shot from downtown. Bottura moves away and avoids it.
Bottura misses with a body kick.
Ozolinsh appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Ozolinsh pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Ozolinsh waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Bottura.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Bottura's ribcage but misses.
Ozolinsh lands a body shot.
Ozolinsh fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bottura manages to avoid it.
Ozolinsh lands a jab to the head.
Ozolinsh shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Teodors Ozolinsh seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bottura 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.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook. Bottura ducked under it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bottura 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.
Ozolinsh with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Bottura has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Bottura.
Bottura throws a push kick but Ozolinsh slaps the foot to one side.
Ozolinsh only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Bottura uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ozolinsh.
Bottura wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Ozolinsh takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Bottura takes one to the chin there.
Ozolinsh misses with a body kick.
Ozolinsh scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
A big left from Ozolinsh misses.
Ozolinsh scores with a jab to the body.
Bottura tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ozolinsh was well out of range. Poor timing from Bottura.
Ozolinsh throws a solid leg kick but Bottura takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Ozolinsh.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ozolinsh moves out of range as Bottura strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh blocks a head kick by Bottura.

Ozolinsh clinches up with Bottura and pushes him back against the cage.
Bottura is trying to pull guard but Ozolinsh has him pressed against the cage.
Ozolinsh lands a right hand that snaps the head of Bottura backwards.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.
A short left from Ozolinsh.
Bottura tries to pull guard but Ozolinsh holds him up against the cage and eventually Bottura drops back down to his feet.
Bottura is trying to pull guard but Ozolinsh turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Caio Bottura. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Ozolinsh lands with a short shot to the head.
Bottura is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Ozolinsh to keep the fight standing.

Ozolinsh pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Bottura takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Bottura throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Bottura keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Bottura throws out a powerful jab.
Ozolinsh stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Bottura.
Bottura will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bottura blocks a jab.
A lazy left from Ozolinsh finds it's target.
A bone on bone clash there as Ozolinsh blocks the leg kick.
Bottura just misses with a punch to the body.
Bottura feints and then cracks Ozolinsh's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Ozolinsh down.
Ozolinsh keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Bottura closes the distance looking to clinch
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice uppercut.
Bottura takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Ozolinsh punishes Bottura's body with a nice straight punch.
Bottura slips a straight right by Ozolinsh.
Bottura feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Ozolinsh scores with a crisp jab that stopped Bottura in his tracks.
Good leg kick by Ozolinsh there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bottura uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a body punch but Bottura moves out of range.
Ozolinsh scores with a hook.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bottura 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.
Ozolinsh let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Bottura throws a lazy uppercut
enabling Ozolinsh to counter with a crisp jab.
Bottura connects with a single shot there.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the body
and Ozolinsh takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Ozolinsh throws a low kick but Bottura moves out of range easily.
Bottura throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Bottura takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the body
and Bottura counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Ozolinsh thinking.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A leg kick checked by Bottura.
Some bone on bone action there as Ozolinsh checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Bottura tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Bottura lands a leg kick that knocks Ozolinsh off balance momentarily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Teodors Ozolinsh 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.


Ozolinsh fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Bottura uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a sloppy head kick and Bottura moves out of range easily.
Bottura is looking to counter punch.
Ozolinsh lands a body shot.
Ozolinsh takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Bottura throws a jab when Ozolinsh was well out of range.
Ozolinsh connects with a body shot that sends Bottura's belly button to the back.
Ozolinsh looks to land a right hand but Bottura moved out of range.
Ozolinsh has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Bottura looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Ozolinsh throws a body punch but Bottura moves out of range.
Bottura moves into range and connects with a jab.
Ozolinsh wants to land a leg kick but Bottura is out of range.
Bottura throws a counter high kick but Ozolinsh was just alert enough to avoid it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bottura scores with a nice head shot.
Ozolinsh just misses with a punch to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bottura throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Ozolinsh is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Bottura with a body shot.
Bottura loads up on a big right hand but Ozolinsh slips the punch.
Bottura blocks a head kick by Ozolinsh.
A head kick from Bottura lands but Ozolinsh takes it in his stride.
Bottura slips under a jab from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a big shot that misses.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight left.
Bottura swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Ozolinsh makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the body kick from Bottura.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick but Bottura moves out of range.
Teodors Ozolinsh seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Bottura misses with a straight left.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Ozolinsh cracks Bottura with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bottura lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Ozolinsh at a distance.
Bottura wants to land a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Ozolinsh tries to score with a low kick but Bottura moves his leg out of the way.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bottura is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ozolinsh.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Ozolinsh forces Bottura back against the cage and clinches.
Bottura blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Bottura pulls guard.

Ozolinsh avoids a guillotine attempt easily.

Bottura is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Ozolinsh is aware though and is defending well.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Bottura is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Ozolinsh defends well.
Ozolinsh must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.

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

Bottura is looking for a triangle here but Ozolinsh uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.
Bottura wants to control but Ozolinsh postures up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Bottura is looking to regain half guard here but Ozolinsh keeps moving and retains side control.
Bottura is trying to control Ozolinsh's posture but Ozolinsh avoids it.
Bottura tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Bottura tries to control but Ozolinsh manages to take his back.
Bottura trying to control but not successfully.
Ozolinsh controlling well, preventing Bottura from escaping the position.
Ozolinsh gets his hands free as Bottura looks to control.
Good control from Ozolinsh.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Teodors Ozolinsh showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Bottura throws a body shot but no joy.
Bottura looks to land a combination but Ozolinsh avoids it well.
Bottura throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Ozolinsh tries to land a front kick but Bottura steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Ozolinsh scores with a jab.
Ozolinsh swings for the body but Bottura moves out of range.
A counter left hand to the body from Bottura misses its target.
Bottura tries to land a front kick but Ozolinsh steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Bottura wants to land a leg kick but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Ozolinsh throws a body shot but no joy.
Ozolinsh jabs Bottura to the body, keeping him at a distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Bottura.
Ozolinsh wants to land a leg kick but Bottura is out of range.
Bottura keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A slow jab from Bottura misses its intended target.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bottura throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Bottura misses the shot to the body.
Ozolinsh swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ozolinsh connects with a jab.
Bottura throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Ozolinsh stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Ozolinsh checks a leg kick nicely.
Ozolinsh is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Bottura rather than just go for the knockout.
Bottura dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Bottura moves away from the strike by Ozolinsh.
Bottura ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ozolinsh misses the jab.
It appears Bottura was looking to counter with a kick there.
Bottura is looking to clinch but Ozolinsh is avoiding it.
Ozolinsh bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Ozolinsh takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Bottura misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Ozolinsh misses.
Bottura was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Bottura chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Ozolinsh can pounce on him.
Ozolinsh lands a body shot.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Bottura counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bottura takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Ozolinsh connects with a solid leg kick.
The fighters circling - Ozolinsh throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ozolinsh misses with a left hand
and Bottura counters with a stiff right hand.
Good leg kick by Ozolinsh there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Bottura throws a sloppy head kick and Ozolinsh moves out of range easily.
Bottura feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Ozolinsh's calf.
Ozolinsh's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Bottura checks a leg kick.
Bottura half committed to a counter leg kick.
Ozolinsh checks the leg kick nicely there.
Ozolinsh thows a body kick. Bottura tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Caio Bottura has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Good leg kick by Ozolinsh there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Ozolinsh misses with a body kick.
Ozolinsh scores with a crisp jab that stopped Bottura in his tracks.
Bottura tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Bottura takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Bottura misses with a wild body shot.

Ozolinsh forces Bottura back against the cage and clinches.
Nice body punch from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a punch on the inside.

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

Bottura working for submissions but it's allowed Ozolinsh to get to half guard.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

Bottura is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Ozolinsh pulls his head out easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Bottura wants to get back to full guard.
Ozolinsh controlling the action here.

Bottura looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

And that's the end of the fight!
Teodors Ozolinsh comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Ozolinsh 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 Ben Watson scores the fight 27:30
Judge Damien Edna scores the fight 27:30
Judge Hugh Johnson scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Teodors Ozolinsh!

Teodors Ozolinsh managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, Reaper Combatwear, into his post fight interview.
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RATING
59%

 

Event: DARE 17     
Date:   Dec 09, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Fernando Oliveira (ranked 616 p4p, 59 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 1422 p4p, 136 weight class). On his way into the cage it seems that Fernando Oliveira has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Fernando Oliveira seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

175 cm
24
156 lbs
12 - 3 - 0
178 cm
25
159 lbs
7 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
Dangerous knees
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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Reaper Combatwear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Fernando Oliveira!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Yuuki Gou, Sosuke Kotani and Shigeki Fujiwara.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ozolinsh works the jab nicely.

Ozolinsh clinches up against the cage.
Oliveira throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Ozolinsh blocks it with crossed arms.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ozolinsh struggles to land a body shot inside as Oliveira controls his hands.
Ozolinsh lands a left hand.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Oliveira pushes Ozolinsh back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Oliveira lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Ozolinsh softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Ozolinsh tries to throw a body punch but Oliveira avoids it by throwing Ozolinsh back against the cage.
Oliveira misses with a knee to the head.
Oliveira's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Oliveira softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Oliveira prevents a body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a head punch that misses.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ozolinsh misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh lands a body punch in the clinch.
Oliveira can't find room to land a body shot as Ozolinsh controls the action.
Ozolinsh fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Oliveira with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Oliveira takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Oliveira lands a left hand that snaps the head of Ozolinsh backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh struggles to land a body shot inside as Oliveira controls his hands.
Oliveira misses with a knee to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ozolinsh.
Oliveira can't find room to land a body shot as Ozolinsh controls the action.
Oliveira tries to land knees in the clinch but Ozolinsh avoids the damage to the body.
A nice right hand lands inside from Oliveira.
Oliveira lands an elbow that stopped Ozolinsh in his tracks for a moment.
Ozolinsh lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Ozolinsh blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Oliveira scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ozolinsh scores with a shot to the side of Oliveira's head.
Oliveira tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Oliveira working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Ozolinsh tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Oliveira's elbow.
Ozolinsh lands a left hand that snaps the head of Oliveira backwards.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ozolinsh lands a nice shot to the body.
Oliveira lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
A right hook to the body lands for Oliveira.
Ozolinsh tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ozolinsh struggles to land a body shot inside as Oliveira controls his hands.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Ozolinsh creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A shot in the inside from Ozolinsh.
Oliveira looking to throw knees to the head but Ozolinsh is blocking nicely.
Oliveira misses with a knee to the head.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Oliveira tries to land a knee to the head but Ozolinsh blocks with his arms.
Ozolinsh tries to work over Oliveira's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A nice right hand lands inside from Ozolinsh.
Oliveira tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ozolinsh's elbow.
Ozolinsh blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Oliveira landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Oliveira lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Ozolinsh misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Oliveira fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A right hand to the body from Oliveira.
Ozolinsh lands a nice uppercut.
Oliveira misses with the head strike.
Oliveira tries to land a knee to the head but Ozolinsh blocks with his arms.
Ozolinsh pushes Oliveira back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Ozolinsh lands a body shot.
Ozolinsh working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Ozolinsh on the inside.
Ozolinsh throws a punch but it's blocked by Oliveira.
Ozolinsh tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Oliveira's elbow.
Ozolinsh has a couple of punches blocked by Oliveira.
Oliveira blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Ozolinsh manages to break the clinch.
Oliveira tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ozolinsh was well out of range. Poor timing from Oliveira.
Oliveira scores with a leg kick.
Oliveira catches Ozolinsh with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Ozolinsh throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Ozolinsh throws a shot from downtown. Oliveira moves away and avoids it.
Ozolinsh avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ozolinsh displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Oliveira throws out the jab.
Oliveira throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ozolinsh misses with a looping left.
An attempted straight right counter from Oliveira misses the target.
That kick from Ozolinsh tenderised Oliveira's leg. Oliveira is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Oliveira throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Oliveira moves out of range of the strikes.
Ozolinsh throws a nice inside leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ozolinsh misses with a straight left.
Ozolinsh tries to close the distance and clinch up but Oliveira swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Oliveira fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Ozolinsh moves away from the strike by Oliveira.
Ozolinsh lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh swings away with a body shot that misses
and Oliveira counters with a straight right hand.
Oliveira throws a jab when Ozolinsh was well out of range.
Ozolinsh is looking to slow Oliveira down with leg kicks.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ozolinsh lands a right hook to the body.
Ozolinsh looks to throw the jab but Oliveira is out of range.
Oliveira takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Teodors Ozolinsh will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Ozolinsh throws a leg kick
and Oliveira counters with a straight right hand.
Oliveira digs a good body shot into Ozolinsh's ribs.
Teodors Ozolinsh seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot
and Oliveira counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Oliveira misses with an uppercut.
Oliveira misses with a looping left.
Ozolinsh misses the jab.
Oliveira keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ozolinsh.
Oliveira is looking to counter punch.
Ozolinsh throws a right and a left that both miss.
Oliveira swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Oliveira keeps the fight on the outside.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Oliveira digs a good hook to Ozolinsh's body.
Oliveira attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Ozolinsh takes a shot right to the bread basket.
A slow jab from Ozolinsh misses its intended target.
A counter left hand to the body from Oliveira misses its target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Oliveira comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Ozolinsh throws a solid leg kick but Oliveira takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Ozolinsh.
Oliveira waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh thuds his shin into the meat of Oliveira's side.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh lands a glancing blow to the side of Oliveira's head.
Oliveira misses with a body shot.
Ozolinsh misses with an uppercut
and Oliveira counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ozolinsh cracks Oliveira with a good jab.
Ozolinsh slips a straight right by Oliveira.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Oliveira tries to clinch but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Oliveira displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ozolinsh throws out the jab.
Oliveira with a body punch. A glancing blow.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Oliveira misses with an uppercut. Ozolinsh saw that one coming.
Ozolinsh doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ozolinsh tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Oliveira was well out of range. Poor timing from Ozolinsh.
Oliveira avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Oliveira fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ozolinsh manages to avoid it.
Oliveira misses with a body shot.
Ozolinsh throws out a counter right but Oliveira avoids it with no problem.
Oliveira swings for the body but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Oliveira cracks Ozolinsh with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Oliveira takes a swing at Ozolinsh's ribcage but misses.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Ozolinsh in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
A lazy body kick from Ozolinsh
and Oliveira counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Oliveira takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Oliveira misses with a low kick as Ozolinsh jumps back.
Ozolinsh swings for the body but Oliveira moves out of range.
Good exchange - Oliveira coming out on top.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh tests Oliveira's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Oliveira throws a good cross that connects.
Oliveira throws a right hand that Ozolinsh ducks under and follows up with a left that Ozolinsh also avoids with ease.
Oliveira moves out of range of the body kick.
Good exchange - Ozolinsh coming out on top.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Oliveira moves away.
It looked like Oliveira wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Oliveira fails with an attempt to clinch.
Oliveira ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ozolinsh moves away.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Ozolinsh! But no joy.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Oliveira is just out of range.
Ozolinsh scores with a jab to the head.
Ozolinsh throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Teodors Ozolinsh seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ozolinsh feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Oliveiras jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick that misses.
Oliveira appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Ozolinsh attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Ozolinsh wants to clinch.
Oliveira gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Oliveira has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Oliveira there as he acknowledges the shot.
Ozolinsh lands a nice leg kick that just misses Oliveira's sensitive parts.
Oliveira avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Ozolinsh misses the jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Teodors Ozolinsh will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Oliveira misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh lands with a thumping leg kick.
Oliveira throws a right hand that Ozolinsh ducks under and follows up with a left that Ozolinsh also avoids with ease.
Ozolinsh was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Oliveira scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Ozolinsh lands a jab to the nose.
Oliveira slips under a jab from Ozolinsh.
Oliveira appears to be looking for a big counter.
A big right from Ozolinsh misses.
Oliveira looks to land a right hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range.
Ozolinsh throws a hook but Oliveira avoids it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ozolinsh throws a hook but Oliveira blocks it.
Oliveira takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Ozolinsh throws a sloppy body shot
and Oliveira counters with a straight right hand.
Ozolinsh lands a leg kick that knocks Oliveira off balance momentarily.
Ozolinsh is looking to clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Oliveira uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Ozolinsh has time to react.
Ozolinsh finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Ozolinsh throws a poor cross that misses
and Oliveira counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Ozolinsh tries to land a body kick
enabling Oliveira to counter with a crisp jab.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight left.
Ozolinsh lands a head shot.
Ozolinsh takes a jab right on the kisser.
Nice shot lands for Ozolinsh.
Oliveira misses with a body shot.
Oliveira connects with a crisp jab.
Ozolinsh uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Oliveira.
Oliveira misses with a straight right.
Ozolinsh works Oliveira's body with a nice hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
The crowd cheers as Ozolinsh lands an impressive looking overhand right. Oliveira doesn't seem phased though.
Oliveira avoids the head kick by Ozolinsh.
Oliveira throwing a counter right hand but Ozolinsh manages to avoid it.
Ozolinsh on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Oliveira. Oliveira obviously looking to wear him down.
Oliveira throws a front kick aimed at Ozolinsh's knee but Ozolinsh avoids it well.
That kick from Ozolinsh tenderised Oliveira's leg. Oliveira is trying to keep his angry face on.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Oliveira.
Oliveira throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh moved away.
Ozolinsh throws a hook to the side of Oliveira's head but Oliveira sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Oliveira is looking to counter punch.
Ozolinsh connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
A lazy body kick from Ozolinsh
and Oliveira counters with a straight right hand.
Ozolinsh throws a hook to the side of Oliveira's head but Oliveira sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Oliveira throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh checks it.
Oliveira lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Ozolinsh circles away quickly and effectively.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Oliveira at a distance.
Oliveira throws a jab but it's blocked by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick
and Oliveira counters with a stiff right hand.
Oliveira just misses with a punch to the body.
Oliveira connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Ozolinsh cracks a nice hook into Oliveira's ribs.
Fernando Oliveira has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Ozolinsh lands with a thumping leg kick.
Oliveira moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
A big left from Oliveira misses.
Oliveira swings widly with a right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Oliveira thinking.
Ozolinsh tries to work over Oliveira's front leg with a kick but Oliveira checks it.
Oliveira appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
A thudding body kick lands there by Ozolinsh!
Ozolinsh blocks a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh fails in his attempt to clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A looping hook to the body misses from Ozolinsh. Oliveira does a little dance to reset his feet.
Oliveira is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Oliveira ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh walks into a jab.

Ozolinsh instigates a clinch.
Oliveira blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Oliveira throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Ozolinshs head.
Oliveira is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
A shot in the inside from Oliveira.
Ozolinsh fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Oliveira blocks an uppercut.
Oliveira lands a body shot.
Teodors Ozolinsh seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Ozolinsh softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A right handed body shot lands from Oliveira.
Oliveira lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Ozolinsh takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Ozolinsh blocks the elbow strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ozolinsh.
Oliveira lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Fernando Oliveira.
I think Ozolinsh has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Yuuki Gou scores the fight 28:29
Judge Sosuke Kotani scores the fight 29:28
Judge Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Teodors Ozolinsh!

Teodors Ozolinsh managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, Reaper Combatwear, into his post fight interview.
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FIGHT
RATING
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Event: DARE 12     
Date:   Nov 11, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Marcio Alvarez (ranked 3044 p4p, 303 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 1777 p4p, 184 weight class). Alvarez's entrance music is Made in Brazil. A fine choice. 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.

173 cm
24
165 lbs
8 - 5 - 0
178 cm
25
159 lbs
6 - 5 - 0
Great wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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Reaper Combatwear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Marcio Alvarez!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Nard Betker, Saam Ante and Radbod Blank.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ozolinsh swings widly with a right hand

and Alvarez counters with a nice double leg into side control. Ozolinsh won't be happy with that.
Alvarez misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Alvarez wants to lay and pray for a moment but Ozolinsh keeps working.
Alvarez tries to advance to mount but can't.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ozolinsh is trying to work for a sweep but Alvarez has mounted him!
Ozolinsh in a bad spot here, taking shots to the head.
Alvarez looking to control but Ozolinsh is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Alvarez controlling the pace for now.

Alvarez swings around for an armbar but it's a sloppy attempt and Ozolinsh is now in Alvarez's guard. A big mistake from Alvarez there, giving up the dominant position!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Alvarez throws his legs up looking for a submission but Ozolinsh uses it to pass to side control.
Alvarez definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Alvarez is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Alvarez sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.

Alvarez is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Ozolinsh pulls his head out easily.
Alvarez wants to control but Ozolinsh is keeping busy.
Alvarez is looking for a sweep. Ozolinsh is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Alvarez looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

Alvarez looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.

Alvarez looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Alvarez trying to control but Ozolinsh postures up.
Alvarez tries to roll over but Ozolinsh keeps him under control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Alvarez looking for submissions off his back.

Alvarez is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Ozolinsh pulls his head out easily.
Ozolinsh is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Alvarez tries to get to full guard but Ozolinsh has control of the leg.
Alvarez trying to get back to full guard but Ozolinsh takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Alvarez is looking to get to half guard.
Ozolinsh takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Alvarez really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Alvarez regains half guard.
Alvarez is holding on to half guard well.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

Alvarez is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Ozolinsh pulls his head out easily.
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 Marcio Alvarez will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Alvarez misses with a leg kick
and Ozolinsh makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Alvarez misses with a looping left.
Alvarez cracks Ozolinsh with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Alvarez avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Alvarez throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Alvarez takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

Alvarez clinches with his opponent.
Alvarez is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Ozolinsh to keep the fight standing.
Alvarez lands a left hand.
Ozolinsh goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Alvarez jumps guard but Ozolinsh stands there with Alvarez around his waist. Alvarez gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Ozolinsh can't find room to land a body shot as Alvarez controls the action.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Alvarez blocks an uppercut.
Ozolinsh goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ozolinsh fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ozolinsh lands a shot to the body.
Ozolinsh lands a shoulder strike.
Ozolinsh makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Alvarez tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Marcio Alvarez. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Ozolinsh lands a nice shot to the body.
Alvarez lands with a left to the head.
Alvarez is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Ozolinsh to keep the fight standing.

Ozolinsh breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Alvarez throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a straight right hand.
Ozolinsh throws a half hearted mid kick.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Alvarez's ribcage but misses.
Alvarez connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Alvarez throws a big shot that misses.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick which misses Alvarez's front leg but catches the back leg as Alvarez tries to avoid it.
Alvarez misses the jab.
Alvarez ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Alvarez.
Ozolinsh throws a body punch but Alvarez moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Alvarez.
Alvarez avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
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!
Alvarez swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Alvarez.
Ozolinsh takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Marcio Alvarez seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Alvarez throws a nice inside leg kick.
Alvarez scores with a crisp jab that stopped Ozolinsh in his tracks.

Ozolinsh rushes Alvarez and presses him up against the cage.
Alvarez scores with a shoulder strike.
Alvarez blocking some punches.
Ozolinsh working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Ozolinsh makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Ozolinsh tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Alvarez lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

Ozolinsh got a little sloppy there for a moment and Alvarez has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Ozolinsh has managed to get both his arms back between Alvarez's legs - danger averted.
Alvarez wants to sweep but no luck.
Alvarez is trying to keep Ozolinsh in close.
Alvarez controlling the position.

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

Alvarez working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Ozolinsh doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Ozolinsh manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Alvarez is looking for a triangle here but Ozolinsh uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Alvarez is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Alvarez is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Ozolinsh moves into side control, avoiding a weak kimura attempt from Alvarez.
Marcio Alvarez overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Alvarez wants to control but Ozolinsh postures up.
Ozolinsh has control of an arm but Alvarez manages to advance to Ozolinsh's back!
Ozolinsh avoids the strikes from Alvarez.
Alvarez is working the ground and pound. Can Ozolinsh escape?
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Marcio Alvarez will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Alvarez moves out of range of the body kick from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh blocks a low kick nicely.

Ozolinsh tries to keep at a distance but Alvarez has taken the fight into the clinch.
Ozolinsh working aggressively here.
Alvarez blocking some punches.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with an uppercut but Alvarez uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ozolinsh is trying to break the clinch but Alvarez has him pressed against the cage.
Ozolinsh can't find room to land a body shot as Alvarez controls the action.
Ozolinsh wants to break the clinch but can't.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Ozolinsh manages to break the clinch.
Alvarez tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Ozolinsh swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Alvarez fails with an attempt to clinch.
Alvarez on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Alvarez throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Ozolinsh's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Alvarez throws a leg kick but Ozolinsh sees it coming and moves out of range.
Alvarez lands with a thumping leg kick.
Alvarez throws a half hearted mid kick.
Ozolinsh on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Ozolinsh misses with an uppercut.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ozolinsh. Alvarez does a little dance to reset his feet.
Alvarez throws a body shot but no joy.
Marcio Alvarez is winning the standup battle so far.
A telegraphed right hand from Ozolinsh misses the target.
Alvarez throws a nice outside leg kick.
Alvarez 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.
Ozolinsh scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Alvarez looks to throw a body kick
and Ozolinsh counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ozolinsh connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Alvarez scores with a hook.
Ozolinsh is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Alvarez.
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!
Alvarez thuds his shin into the meat of Ozolinsh's side.
A jab from Alvarez misses.
Ozolinsh getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

Alvarez is rocked!
Ozolinsh ducks down into range and throws a picture perfect right hook that connects with Alvarez's jaw. Alvarez's eyes stare off into space as he falls to the mat, out cold! Ozolinsh does the decent thing and steps back, rather than landing any shots to his unconscious opponent.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:33 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Teodors Ozolinsh!
Teodors Ozolinsh made sure to mention his sponsor, Reaper Combatwear in his post fight interview.
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Event: DARE SYDNEY     
Date:   Oct 06, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Nikolai Kuznetsov (ranked 1050 p4p, 115 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 1308 p4p, 150 weight class). Teodors Ozolinsh has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

178 cm
21
170 lbs
7 - 4 - 0
178 cm
24
159 lbs
6 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

Dauntless

Reaper Combatwear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Nikolai Kuznetsov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Ron Honeybunn, Bruno Hogan and Topper Green.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kuznetsov misses the jab.
Kuznetsov has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Kuznetsov jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Ozolinsh takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Ozolinsh ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kuznetsov throws out a loose jab but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Kuznetsov blocks it well.
Kuznetsov throws a hook but Ozolinsh blocks it.
Ozolinsh was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Kuznetsov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ozolinsh.
As Ozolinsh backs away, Kuznetsov returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Kuznetsov throws a looping overhand right but Ozolinsh ducks down to avoid it.
Ozolinsh is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Kuznetsov with a body shot.
Ozolinsh swings for the body but Kuznetsov moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kuznetsov keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Kuznetsov seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
A big left from Ozolinsh misses.
Ozolinsh throws a hook but Kuznetsov blocks it.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Kuznetsov, as that shot connected.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh looks to land a left hand but Kuznetsov moved out of range nicely.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kuznetsov.
Nikolai Kuznetsov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ozolinsh on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Ozolinsh throws a wild body kick that Kuznetsov sees coming a mile off.
Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kuznetsov.
Ozolinsh uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A little jabbing left from Ozolinsh on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ozolinsh moves away from the strike by Kuznetsov.
Ozolinsh throws a jab when Kuznetsov was well out of range.
Ozolinsh takes a swing at Kuznetsov's ribcage but misses.
Kuznetsov displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ozolinsh throws out the jab.
Kuznetsov defending well as Ozolinsh loads up on a big left hand.
The fighters circling - Kuznetsov throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kuznetsov will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Kuznetsov stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Ozolinsh throws a lazy right hand but Kuznetsov sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kuznetsov tries to counter by clinching up but Ozolinsh breaks away and moves out of range.
A big left from Kuznetsov misses.
Ozolinsh works the jab nicely.
Ozolinsh slips under a jab from Kuznetsov.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kuznetsov steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
Kuznetsov slips a jab from Ozolinsh.
Kuznetsov throws a lazy uppercut
and Ozolinsh counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ozolinsh walks into a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kuznetsov misses with a hook
and Ozolinsh counters with a right hand to the body.
Ozolinsh tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Kuznetsov connects with a jab.
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot.
Kuznetsov slips a straight right by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Kuznetsov on the side of the head.

Kuznetsov is rocked!
Kuznetsov throws a hook but Ozolinsh blocks it.
Oh Kuznetsov is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Some wild striking there from Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov seems to have got his legs back now.
Kuznetsov gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the strikes.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Ozolinsh! But no joy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A slow jab from Kuznetsov misses its intended target.
Kuznetsov scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Ozolinsh avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ozolinsh takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kuznetsov blocks a jab.
Kuznetsov moves out of range of the strikes.
Kuznetsov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ozolinsh.
Kuznetsov slips a jab from Ozolinsh.
Kuznetsov throws a jab when Ozolinsh was well out of range.
Kuznetsov keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ozolinsh.
Kuznetsov wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kuznetsov moves away.
Ozolinsh displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kuznetsov throws out the jab.
Ozolinsh looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kuznetsov scores with a hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nikolai Kuznetsov 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.


Kuznetsov connects with a nice looking jab.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kuznetsov.
Ozolinsh staying out of range there.
Ozolinsh slips a straight right by Kuznetsov.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Kuznetsov counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A good leg kick by Kuznetsov.
Ozolinsh bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Ozolinsh now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Ozolinsh looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kuznetsov pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Ozolinsh back to the cage. Kuznetsov follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the strikes.
Kuznetsov moves into range and connects with a jab.
Ozolinsh slips a straight right by Kuznetsov.
Ozolinsh throws a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kuznetsov throws a hook to the side of Ozolinsh's head but Ozolinsh sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Ozolinsh looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Kuznetsov throws a big counter combination but Ozolinsh scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Nikolai Kuznetsov is winning the standup battle so far.
Ozolinsh lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Kuznetsov cracks Ozolinsh with a good jab.
Ozolinsh throws a hook but Kuznetsov avoids it easily.
Kuznetsov scores with a crisp jab that stopped Ozolinsh in his tracks.
Kuznetsov connects with a crisp jab.
Ozolinsh moves out of range of the strikes.
Ozolinsh ducks under a wild hook from Kuznetsov.
Ozolinsh blocks a jab.
Kuznetsov looks to land a left hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range nicely.
Kuznetsov lands a glancing blow to the side of Ozolinsh's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kuznetsov throws a right hand that misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Ozolinsh feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Kuznetsovs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kuznetsov throws a jab but it's blocked by Ozolinsh.
Kuznetsov ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Kuznetsov throws a jab when Ozolinsh was well out of range.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Ozolinsh 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.
Kuznetsov throws a lazy uppercut
and Ozolinsh counters with a low kick, right behind Kuznetsov 's knee.
Ozolinsh loads up on a big right hand but Kuznetsov slips the punch.
Ozolinsh misses with a low kick.
Kuznetsov lands with a right hand.
Ozolinsh steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kuznetsov.
Ozolinsh misses with a looping right.
Kuznetsov wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Kuznetsov takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kuznetsov throws out a loose jab but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kuznetsov pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Ozolinsh looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kuznetsov lands with a kick to the ribs.
Kuznetsov works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Ozolinsh takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kuznetsov on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ozolinsh. Ozolinsh obviously looking to wear him down.
Ozolinsh attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Kuznetsov misses with a body kick.
Kuznetsov throws an off balance right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a nice uppercut.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Ozolinsh might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Kuznetsov has got the better of the exchanges.
Ozolinsh lands with a hook. Kuznetsov tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Kuznetsov thows a left - swing and a miss!
A telegraphed right hand from Kuznetsov misses the target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice body kick there by Ozolinsh.
A jab from Kuznetsov misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kuznetsov looks to land a left hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range nicely.
Kuznetsov looks to land a left hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range nicely.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ozolinsh.
A big left from Kuznetsov misses.
Kuznetsov checks a leg kick.
Kuznetsov seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
A big right from Kuznetsov misses.
Ozolinsh throws out a counter right but Kuznetsov avoids it with no problem.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick

and Kuznetsov counters by moving into the clinch.
Kuznetsov throws a punch but it's blocked by Ozolinsh.
Kuznetsov tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ozolinsh can't find room to land a body shot as Kuznetsov controls the action.
Kuznetsov throws a head punch that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nikolai Kuznetsov dominated that second round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Ozolinsh blocks a jab.
Kuznetsov avoids the body shot from Ozolinsh.
Kuznetsov looks to throw the jab but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Ozolinsh 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.
Good work by Kuznetsov as he checks the leg kick.
Kuznetsov seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Ozolinsh misses with a low kick.
Ozolinsh tries to move into range but Kuznetsov moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Kuznetsov misses with a hook. Ozolinsh ducked under it nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kuznetsov scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
A head kick misses from Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Kuznetsov scores with a jab. Ozolinsh acknowledges it with a nod of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kuznetsov is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Ozolinsh can do to turn this around?
Kuznetsov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov staying out of range there.
Kuznetsov attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Ozolinsh slips a straight right by Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov swings widly with a right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with a slapping leg kick.
Kuznetsov uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Ozolinsh.
Kuznetsov lands the left hand.
Kuznetsov lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Kuznetsov misses with a looping left.
Ozolinsh uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kuznetsov.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kuznetsov looks to throw the jab but Ozolinsh is out of range.
Ozolinsh misses with an uppercut.
Good work by Kuznetsov as he checks the leg kick.
Ozolinsh lands with a hook. Kuznetsov tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Kuznetsov cracks Ozolinsh with a right hand to the side of the head.
Ozolinsh loads up on a big right hand but Kuznetsov slips the punch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ozolinsh connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ozolinsh drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Kuznetsov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ozolinsh misses the jab.
Ozolinsh tries to work over Kuznetsov's front leg with a kick but Kuznetsov checks it.
Kuznetsov's corner calls for a 1-2. Kuznetsov obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kuznetsov throws a jab but it's blocked by Ozolinsh.
A countering left hand to the body from Ozolinsh misses.
Kuznetsov looks to land a combination but Ozolinsh avoids it well.
Kuznetsov jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Ozolinsh shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Ozolinsh buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kuznetsov paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Kuznetsov gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Ozolinsh cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Ozolinsh misses with a lunging right hand
and Kuznetsov counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Nikolai Kuznetsov is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Ozolinsh tries to land a front kick but Kuznetsov steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kuznetsov uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Ozolinsh.
Kuznetsov throws a nice head kick!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kuznetsov steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ozolinsh.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kuznetsov connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Ozolinsh momentarily.
Ozolinsh rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kuznetsov counters with a straight right hand.
Kuznetsov tries to bum rush Ozolinsh with a series of wild strikes but Ozolinsh uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Kuznetsov misses with a looping left.
Jab by Kuznetsov.
Ozolinsh misses with a looping right.
Ozolinsh moves out of range as Kuznetsov strikes.
Kuznetsov ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a body shot but no joy.
Kuznetsov lands a leg kick that knocks Ozolinsh off balance momentarily.
A jab from Kuznetsov misses.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Ron Honeybunn scores the fight 30:27
Judge Bruno Hogan scores the fight 30:27
Judge Topper Green scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Nikolai Kuznetsov!

A relieved looking Nikolai Kuznetsov thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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RATING
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Event: Bushido 71 Jacobson v Bunker 3     
Date:   Sep 30, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 822 p4p, 94 weight class) and Atte Savitaipale (ranked 1809 p4p, 195 weight class). The crowd seem to be enjoying Savitaipale's choice of entrance music: Roger Whittaker - Finnish Whistler. 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.

178 cm
24
159 lbs
6 - 3 - 0
177 cm
24
160 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Good gas tank

Reaper Combatwear

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Atte Savitaipale!
The judges for this bout are Kenichi Hosakawa, Yukihiro Yamamoto and Taro Takaoka.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Savitaipale throws a good cross that connects.
Savitaipale misses with a hook.
Savitaipale fails to land the takedown.
Ozolinsh punishes Savitaipale's body with a nice straight punch.
Savitaipale walks into a jab.
Ozolinsh keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Savitaipale.
Savitaipale jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Ozolinsh with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Savitaipale swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Savitaipale takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Savitaipale takes a swing at Ozolinsh's ribcage but misses.
Savitaipale scores with a jab to the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Savitaipale scores with a punch to the head.
Ozolinsh cracks Savitaipale with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Ozolinsh jabs at Savitaipale's body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Ozolinsh.
Savitaipale takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Savitaipale misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ozolinsh.
Savitaipale throws a body shot but no joy.
Savitaipale throws a right hand that misses
and Ozolinsh cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Ozolinsh blocks a jab.
Atte Savitaipale seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Savitaipale thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ozolinsh throws a right hand that misses
and Savitaipale connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Ozolinsh misses with a straight right.
A looping hook to the body misses from Savitaipale. Ozolinsh does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ozolinsh was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Ozolinsh lands a nice hook to Savitaipale's body. Savitaipale takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

Savitaipale closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Savitaipale not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Savitaipale throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Savitaipale thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.
Savitaipale lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Savitaipale throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Ozolinsh is not content to let Savitaipale control the position.
Ozolinsh wants to control but Savitaipale is keeping busy and won't allow it.

Savitaipale seems to be looking for submissions.
Savitaipale is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Ozolinsh!
Savitaipale breaks from Ozolinsh's wrist control and lands an elbow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Savitaipale sends his fist crashing into the mat - the crowd let out a collective ooooooh. Let's hope he's not broken it!
Savitaipale punching from mount but Ozolinsh doing a good job of avoiding damage.
Savitaipale throws an elbow from mount that misses. Lucky escape for Ozolinsh because Savitaipale loaded up on that one.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Savitaipale working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Savitaipale pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.
Savitaipale throwing shots from mount but they're not landing.
Savitaipale landing strikes, looking to finish!
Savitaipale wants to control but instead Ozolinsh manages to regain half guard.
Savitaipale thows a huge punch but Ozolinsh dodges it nicely.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.

Savitaipale is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Ozolinsh doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Savitaipale.
Savitaipale misses with a head shot. Ozolinsh uses the momentum to regain guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Savitaipale trying to control the position from guard on top but Ozolinsh is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Savitaipale throws a strike but Ozolinsh rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Ozolinsh trying to control but Savitaipale is working from the bottom.

Savitaipale is working for submissions here. He's thrown up his legs looking for a triangle but Ozolinsh frees his head nicely. Oh but Savitaipale has switched to an armbar! Ozolinsh is tapping furiously! Lovely submission there!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Armbar). Atte Savitaipale!
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Event: Bushido 67: Jacobson vs. Baals     
Date:   Sep 02, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Nikolai Kuznetsov (ranked 992 p4p, 125 weight class) and Teodors Ozolinsh (ranked 1467 p4p, 168 weight class). Teodors Ozolinsh has the eye of the tiger tonight.

178 cm
21
170 lbs
6 - 3 - 0
178 cm
24
159 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

Dauntless

Reaper Combatwear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Nikolai Kuznetsov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Tatsuya Matsuyama, Hirohito Nitta and Shigeki Sano.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kuznetsov lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Kuznetsov connects with a crisp jab.
Kuznetsov misses with a body punch
and Ozolinsh counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kuznetsov checks a leg kick.
A quick step to the side and Kuznetsov tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kuznetsov tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Ozolinsh! But no joy.

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

Kuznetsov is rocked!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ozolinsh is looking to slow Kuznetsov down with leg kicks.
Oh Kuznetsov is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Kuznetsov, as that shot connected.
Ozolinsh lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Ozolinsh checks a leg kick.
Kuznetsov throws a lazy head kick
enabling Ozolinsh to counter with a crisp jab.
Kuznetsov darts in trying to clinch
and Ozolinsh counters with a head kick from the bowels of hell that crumples Kuznetsov! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Teodors Ozolinsh!
After the big win, Teodors Ozolinsh made sure to do all the important stuff like thanking his sponsors Reaper Combatwear and telling the interviewer how much he loves him.
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Event: B64: Vilson vs. Jacobson 3     
Date:   Aug 11, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Marcio Alvarez and Teodors Ozolinsh. Alvarez comes to the ring accompanied by Made in Brazil. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

173 cm
23
165 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
178 cm
24
159 lbs
4 - 3 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

RAGS of a RONIN

Reaper Combatwear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Marcio Alvarez!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Teodors Ozolinsh!
The judges for this bout are Yasuomi Hirokawa, Yukihiro Shimada and Shigeki Sano.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Alvarez throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Ozolinsh connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Alvarez takes a swing at Ozolinsh's ribcage but misses.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Alvarez moves away.
Alvarez throws a shot to the body.
Ozolinsh lands a head kick!

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:34 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Teodors Ozolinsh!
Teodors Ozolinsh managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, Reaper Combatwear, into his post fight interview.
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pop
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96%

 

Event: Bushido 59: Wright vs. Black     
Date:   Jun 30, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Teodors Ozolinsh and Nikolai Kuznetsov. 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.

178 cm
23
159 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
178 cm
20
170 lbs
4 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Reaper Combatwear

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Teodors Ozolinsh!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Nikolai Kuznetsov!
The judges for this bout are Sosuke Kotani, Yuuki Gou and Kenichi Hosakawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ozolinsh misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Kuznetsov counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kuznetsov digs a good body shot into Ozolinsh's ribs.
Ozolinsh keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kuznetsov.
Ozolinsh chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kuznetsov can pounce on him.
Kuznetsov lands with an overhand left.
Kuznetsov digs a good hook to Ozolinsh's body.
Kuznetsov throws a hook but Ozolinsh blocks it.
Ozolinsh fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kuznetsov manages to avoid it.
Ozolinsh showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov throws out a powerful jab.
Kuznetsov throws a looping overhand right but Ozolinsh ducks down to avoid it.
Ozolinsh swings for the body but Kuznetsov moves out of range.
Despite the aggression on Kuznetsov's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Kuznetsov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ozolinsh.
Kuznetsov connects with the 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!
Kuznetsov looks to land a left hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range nicely.
Ozolinsh slips under a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh moves out of range as Kuznetsov strikes.
Ozolinsh takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Kuznetsov slips a straight right by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh throws a body shot but no joy.
Ozolinsh misses with a body shot.
Kuznetsov jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Ozolinsh throws a hook but Kuznetsov blocks it.
Kuznetsov lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Kuznetsov looks to land a right hand but Ozolinsh moved out of range.
Kuznetsov ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Kuznetsov throws a hook but Ozolinsh avoids it easily.
Kuznetsov throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ozolinsh sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ozolinsh is looking to wear down Kuznetsov with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Kuznetsov misses with a jab, cross combination.
Ozolinsh swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ozolinsh lands with a nice body kick.
Kuznetsov works Ozolinsh's body with a nice hook.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kuznetsov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Kuznetsov is just out of range.
Kuznetsov takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Kuznetsov moves into range and connects with a jab.
A slapping body kick lands there for Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A combination from Kuznetsov does no damage.
Ozolinsh jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Kuznetsov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kuznetsov slips a jab from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh slips a jab and a cross from Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov staying out of range there.
The crowd cheers as Kuznetsov lands an impressive looking overhand right. Ozolinsh doesn't seem phased though.
A jab from Kuznetsov misses.
Kuznetsov moves out of range of the body kick.
Ozolinsh lands an overhand right.
Kuznetsov ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Kuznetsov takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Ozolinsh throws a front kick that sends Kuznetsov stumbling back into the ropes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kuznetsov misses with a straight right.
Ozolinsh blocks a jab.
Kuznetsov is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Ozolinsh had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Kuznetsov doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Kuznetsov connects with a body shot.
The fighters circling - Ozolinsh throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kuznetsov scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Ozolinsh steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kuznetsov.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook
enabling Kuznetsov to counter with a crisp jab.
Kuznetsov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ozolinsh wants to clinch up but Kuznetsov keeps it at a distance.
Ozolinsh swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kuznetsov.
Ozolinsh looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Nice shot by Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh connects with a body shot that sends Kuznetsov's belly button to the back.
Ozolinsh keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov 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.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A looping hook to the body misses from Ozolinsh. Kuznetsov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ozolinsh lands a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kuznetsov throws a looping overhand right but Ozolinsh ducks down to avoid it.
Kuznetsov tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

Ozolinsh gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Kuznetsov lands with a light punch inside.
Ozolinsh blocks an uppercut.
Nice body punch from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh blocks an elbow strike from Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov misses with some punches.
Ozolinsh prevents a body shot from Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Ozolinsh misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kuznetsov goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ozolinsh prevents a body shot from Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov throws a punch but it's blocked by Ozolinsh.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kuznetsov lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Ozolinsh struggles to land a body shot inside as Kuznetsov controls his hands.
Kuznetsov looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Kuznetsov misses with a short punch on the inside.

Ozolinsh breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nikolai Kuznetsov dominated that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the ring so we can get back down to business.


Ozolinsh throws a front kick that sends Kuznetsov stumbling back into the ropes.
Ozolinsh looks to score with a jab to the body but Kuznetsov is just out of range.
A head kick misses from Kuznetsov.
Ozolinsh swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Kuznetsov doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Kuznetsov takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Ozolinsh on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kuznetsov slips under a jab from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kuznetsov was well out of range. Poor timing from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh misses with a wild body shot.
Ozolinsh ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kuznetsov moves out of range as Ozolinsh strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kuznetsov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ozolinsh throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov moves out of range of the body kick.
Ozolinsh throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kuznetsov loads up on a big right hand but Ozolinsh slips the punch.
Kuznetsov throws out a loose jab but Ozolinsh uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ozolinsh is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Ozolinsh has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ozolinsh throws a jab but it's blocked by Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov misses with an uppercut. Ozolinsh saw that one coming.
Ozolinsh waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kuznetsov.
Ozolinsh looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Good shot there by Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov misses the jab.
Kuznetsov takes a swing at Ozolinsh's ribcage but misses.
Kuznetsov scores with a head kick. Ozolinsh tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
A jab from Ozolinsh misses.
Ozolinsh dodges the punch combination from Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov misses with a right hand
and Ozolinsh counters with an inside leg kick.
Ozolinsh uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kuznetsov.
Ozolinsh throws a body punch but Kuznetsov moves out of range.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kuznetsov blocks the body kick.
Kuznetsov tries to work over Ozolinsh's front leg with a kick but Ozolinsh checks it.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kuznetsov ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kuznetsov moves away.
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!
Kuznetsov blocks a leg kick.
Kuznetsov let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Kuznetsov connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Ozolinsh tries to clinch there but Kuznetsov circles away.
Ozolinsh throws a shot to the body.
Kuznetsov throws a jab when Ozolinsh was well out of range.
Ozolinsh throws a head kick that misses
and Ozolinsh takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kuznetsov misses with a straight left.
Nikolai Kuznetsov seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Ozolinsh misses with a body punch
and Kuznetsov connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Ozolinsh misses with a head kick.
Ozolinsh throws a leg kick but Kuznetsov sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Kuznetsov throws a right hand that misses
and Ozolinsh counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kuznetsov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ozolinsh.
Donk. Kuznetsov catches Ozolinsh right on the button with a cross.
Kuznetsov jabs at Ozolinsh's body.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nice uppercut lands for Ozolinsh. That snapped Kuznetsov's head back.
Kuznetsov misses with a few strikes there.
Kuznetsov with a hook.
Ozolinsh bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Kuznetsov's head.
Ozolinsh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kuznetsov's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Kuznetsov duly obliges.
Kuznetsov takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kuznetsov throws a body punch but Ozolinsh moves out of range.
Kuznetsov pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A cross from Kuznetsov lands.
Ozolinsh steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kuznetsov.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kuznetsov connects with a solid leg kick.
Ozolinsh tries to land a front kick but Kuznetsov steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Ozolinsh throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Kuznetsov counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

Ozolinsh instigates a clinch.
Ozolinsh blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Kuznetsov breaks the clinch.
Kuznetsov throws the left hand but Ozolinsh avoids the punch easily.
Kuznetsov ducks under a wild hook from Ozolinsh.
Ozolinsh is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kuznetsov.
Kuznetsov is clearly trying to counter these attacks