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Event: TGC Crucible 21     
Date:   Jun 13, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Takashi Yoshida (ranked 298 p4p, 8 weight class) and Michael Paine (ranked 795 p4p, 34 weight class). Takashi Yoshida could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Michael Paine's chin.

165 cm
22
135 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
172 cm
30
145 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Takashi Yoshida!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
The judges for this bout are Alan Glass, Gwen Towbar and Stewart Dunkirk.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Paine misses with a hook
and Yoshida counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Yoshida uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Paine.
Paine misses the jab.
Yoshida cracks Paine with a right hand to the side of the head.
Yoshida has been working on his boxing with his coaches at AK Beasties in the buildup to the fight.
Yoshida misses with a left hand
and Paine counters with a straight right hand.
Yoshida lands a body shot.
Paine throws a hook but Yoshida avoids it easily.
A lazy left from Yoshida finds it's target.
A punch combination from Paine misses.
Yoshida throws a sloppy head kick and Paine moves out of range easily.
Paine looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Paine chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Yoshida can pounce on him.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Yoshida misses with a straight left.
A little jabbing left from Paine on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Paine has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Yoshida finds it's way round the side to connect with Paine's head.
Nice body punch from Paine.
Yoshida is looking to slow Paine down with leg kicks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Paine dodges the punch combination from Yoshida.
A thudding body kick lands there by Yoshida!
Nice jab there from Yoshida.
Paine just misses with a punch to the body.
Yoshida uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Paine.
Yoshida moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Yoshida throws a sloppy head kick and Paine moves out of range easily.
Yoshida is looking to slow Paine down with leg kicks.
Yoshida walks into a stiff left hand from Paine.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yoshida takes one to the side of the head.
Yoshida throws a head kick that Paine semi-blocks.
Paine missing with a left hand there. Yoshida was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
As Paine backs away, Yoshida returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Yoshida.
Yoshida bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Yoshida looks to land a body kick but Paine moved away.
Yoshida scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Paine misses with an uppercut. Yoshida saw that one coming.
Paine slips a jab and a cross from Yoshida.
Yoshida ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
A head kick from Yoshida lands but Paine takes it in his stride.
Yoshida scoring well with a low kick there.
Yoshida has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Paine finds it's way round the side to connect with Yoshida's head.
Paine throws a series of punches but Yoshida avoids them all with ease.
Yoshida avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Yoshida lands a nice leg kick that just misses Paine's sensitive parts.
An inside leg kick lands from Yoshida.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Yoshida tries a low kick but Paine avoids it.
Yoshida throws a body punch but Paine moves out of range.
A slapping body kick lands there for Yoshida.
Yoshida turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Yoshida misses with a head kick.
Yoshida attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Yoshida, right into the meat.
Paine jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Paine has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Paine there as he acknowledges the shot.
Paine lands with an uppercut that bounces Yoshida off the cage and back into range.
Yoshida cracks the inside of Paine's front leg.
Paine fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Yoshida on the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Paine misses the shot to the body.
Yoshida appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Yoshida looks to land a body kick but Paine moved away.
Paine checks a low kick from Yoshida.
Yoshida displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Paine throws out the jab.
Paine chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Yoshida can pounce on him.
Paine's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Yoshida takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Paine misses with a straight right.
Takashi Yoshida seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yoshida is looking to land body kicks.
Paine looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Yoshida takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Yoshida misses with a head kick.
Paine chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Yoshida can pounce on him.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Yoshida misses the shot to the body.
Yoshida uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Paine.
Yoshida staying out of range there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Takashi Yoshida 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.


Paine thuds a left hand into Yoshida's body.
A lazy left from Yoshida finds it's target.

Yoshida moves into the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Paine.
Yoshida blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Yoshida lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Yoshida lands with a light punch inside.
Yoshida lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Paine backwards.
Paine tries a body shot but Yoshida blocks it.
Yoshida makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A short body shot lands from Paine as the two fighters clinch.
Paine tries to work over Yoshida's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Yoshida misses with a punch on the inside.
Paine lands a shot to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Paine manages to break the clinch.
Takashi Yoshida is winning the standup battle so far.
Yoshida fakes the leg kick and cracks Paine in the body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Yoshida.
Yoshida throws a head kick but Paine moves out of range.
Paine is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yoshida.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paine scores with a sloppy right hand. Yoshida should have avoided that one.
Yoshida misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Yoshida throws a low kick, looking for Paine's leg but Paine calmly moves out of range.
Paine walks forward, straight into a front kick from Yoshida.
Yoshida lands a head kick. Paine smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Yoshida. Paine shrugs it off though.
Yoshida throws a sloppy head kick
and Paine cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Decent striking displayed by Yoshida there.
Yoshida fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Paine manages to avoid it.
Paine blocks a low kick nicely.
Paine tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Paine lands with a good body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Yoshida throws a sloppy head kick
and Paine counters with a series of strikes. Yoshida will be more careful next time no doubt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Paine checks a leg kick.
Paine throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yoshida half committed to a counter leg kick.
Paine throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Yoshida stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Yoshida throws a solid leg kick but Paine takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Yoshida.
Paine takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Paine is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Yoshida.
Yoshida tries to work over Paine's front leg with a kick but Paine checks it.
Yoshida buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Yoshida moves in looking to clinch but Paine pushes him off.
Paine swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Paine shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Good shot there by Paine.
Yoshida fails to land with a series of punches.
Paine takes one on the button.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida throws a poor cross that misses
and Paine connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Paine checks a low kick from Yoshida.
A nice side step and Paine releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Yoshida blocks a jab.
Paine walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Yoshida is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Paine can do to turn this around?
Paine throws the left hand but Yoshida avoids the punch easily.
Nice defenses there by Yoshida.
Yoshida slips a straight right by Paine.
Paine 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.
Yoshida looks to throw a body kick
and Paine counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Yoshida uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Paine has time to react.
Yoshida throws a jab but it's blocked by Paine.
Yoshida misses with a body shot
and Paine counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Yoshida thinking.
A head kick from Yoshida lands but Paine takes it in his stride.
Yoshida lands a jab to Paine's midsection.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A lazy left from Paine finds it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida throws a jab when Paine was well out of range.
Yoshida tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Yoshida throws out a leg kick but Paine moves out of range and Yoshida only half commits.
Paine now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Yoshida throws a leg kick but Paine sees it coming and moves out of range.
Paine connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
A jab from Paine misses.
Yoshida 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.
Paine throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A swing and a miss from Yoshida.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
The fighters circling - Paine throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Paine moves into range and connects with a jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Paine misses the target.
Yoshida throws the kick towards the body but Paine avoids it.
Paine looks like he wants to counter punch here.
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 Takashi Yoshida will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


A nice leg kick lands there from Yoshida.
Yoshida misses with a wild combination.
Yoshida lands a leg kick that knocks Paine off balance momentarily.
A jab from Paine misses.
Paine looks to throw the jab but Yoshida is out of range.
Paine walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Yoshida plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Yoshida blocks a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Yoshida lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.

Yoshida instigates a clinch.
Paine misses with the head strike.
Yoshida blocks a punch to the side of the head.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yoshida throws out a loose jab but Paine uses good head movement to avoid it.
A little jabbing left from Paine on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A slow jab from Paine misses its intended target.
Yoshida misses with a combination
and Paine counters with a one-two to the body.
Paine has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Yoshida.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Yoshida, right into the meat.
A left lands for Yoshida.
Yoshida fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Paine has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Yoshida throws a leg kick but Paine sees it coming and moves out of range.
Yoshida throws a leg kick
and Paine connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Yoshida uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Paine.
Yoshida wants to clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yoshida takes one to the side of the head.
Yoshida misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Paine.
Paine throws the left hand but Yoshida avoids the punch easily.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yoshida lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Paine scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Yoshida fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Paine has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Paine lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Yoshida lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Paine has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Yoshida finds it's way round the side to connect with Paine's head.
Paine misses with a hook. Yoshida ducked under it nicely.
Michael Paine has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Paine avoids the head kick by Yoshida.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paine misses with an uppercut. Yoshida saw that one coming.
Paine cracks Yoshida with an open hand slap.
An inside leg kick lands from Yoshida.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Yoshida.
Paine has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Paine there as he acknowledges the shot.
Yoshida fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Yoshida ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Yoshida moves out of range as Paine strikes.
Yoshida staying out of range there.
A big left from Paine misses.
Yoshida cracks Paine with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Good leg kick by Yoshida there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Paine rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Paine misses with a looping right.
A jab from Paine misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Paine scores with a sloppy right hand. Yoshida should have avoided that one.
Paine looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Paine pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Yoshida looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Paine throws the left hand but Yoshida avoids the punch easily.
Yoshida gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
A chopping leg kick lands by Yoshida.
Paine avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Paine slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

Yoshida is rocked!
Yoshida is looking to score with low kicks.
Paine throws out a counter right but Yoshida avoids it with no problem.
Paine misses with a lunging right hand
and Yoshida counters with a straight right hand.

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 Takashi Yoshida.
Well Yoshida 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 Alan Glass scores the fight 30:27
Judge Gwen Towbar scores the fight 30:27
Judge Stewart Dunkirk scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Takashi Yoshida!
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hype
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FIGHT
RATING
78%

 

Event: TGC Crucible 19     
Date:   May 30, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Grimur Agnarsson (ranked 2304 p4p, 111 weight class) and Michael Paine (ranked 951 p4p, 50 weight class). Agnarsson comes into the arena with Drop death - Squeel blaring out of the sound system. Grimur Agnarsson could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Michael Paine's chin.

166 cm
23
147 lbs
8 - 8 - 1
172 cm
30
145 lbs
10 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Very quick
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Grimur Agnarsson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
The judges for this bout are Chris Downing, Robert Twigg and George Francis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Agnarsson throws a hook but Paine blocks it.
Paine blocks a jab.
Paine swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Paine slips a jab from Agnarsson.
Agnarsson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Paine sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Agnarsson misses with a looping right.
Grimur Agnarsson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Paine misses with a looping right.
Paine connects with a single shot there.
Agnarsson misses with a hook
and Paine counters with a stiff right hand.
Paine bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:37 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Michael Paine!
Michael Paine gave a mention to BuriedAlive// Fight Gear in his post fight interview. That will please them (and hopefully generate some sales).
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Event: ABW 125 Ali - Huhrera II     
Date:   Apr 26, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Michael Paine (ranked 991 p4p, 47 weight class) and James Hetfield (ranked 3979 p4p, 181 weight class). Michael Paine has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

172 cm
30
145 lbs
9 - 4 - 0
170 cm
30
145 lbs
6 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Powerful takedowns
Excellent MT
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, James Hetfield!
The judges for this bout are Anni Minnemäki, Tarja Halkonen and Johanna Lukiainen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Paine defending well as Hetfield loads up on a big left hand.

Hetfield instigates a clinch.
Hetfield throws a punch but it's blocked by Paine.
Paine works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
A hook to the body from Paine.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Hetfield has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Hetfield tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Paine can't find room to land a body shot as Hetfield controls the action.
Paine lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Hetfield swings wildly with an uppercut but Paine uses good head movement to avoid it.
Paine blocking some punches.
Hetfield swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Paine prevents a body shot from Hetfield.

Paine pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Paine waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Hetfield.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Hetfield! But no joy.
Paine has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Arm Breakers/BJJ in the buildup to the fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Hetfield clinches up with Paine and pushes him back against the cage.
A nice left hand lands by Hetfield.
Hetfield lands with a short head shot on the inside.

Paine breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hetfield staying out of range there.
Hetfield tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Paine manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Paine swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Paine misses with an uppercut
and Hetfield counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hetfield tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Paine manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Paine is looking to counter punch.
Hetfield wants to clinch up but Paine keeps it at a distance.

Hetfield has managed to clinch.
Nice body punch from Paine.
Paine misses with a punch on the inside.
Hetfield tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Hetfield blocks an uppercut.
Hetfield tries to work over Paine's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Hetfield scores with a shot to the side of Paine's head.
Paine misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Paine tries to throw a body punch but Hetfield avoids it by throwing Paine back against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Hetfield fails to land.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Hetfield.
Paine tries to throw a body punch but Hetfield avoids it by throwing Paine back against the cage.
Paine lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Hetfield backwards.
Hetfield blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Hetfield lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Hetfield fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Paine fails to land.
Paine misses with a punch on the inside.
Paine lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hetfield fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Paine tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Paine throws a punch but it's blocked by Hetfield.
Hetfield scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Paine throws a head punch that misses.
Paine blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Paine lands with a right to the head.
Paine lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Good body shot from Paine.
Hetfield working aggressively here.
Paine blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Hetfield misses with a hook from the clinch.
Paine pushes Hetfield back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Hetfield working aggressively here.
Hetfield lands with a right to the head.
Paine lands with a right to the head.
Paine misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Paine makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Hetfield prevents a body shot from Paine.
Paine misses with a hook from the clinch.
Hetfield lands a right hand.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paine misses with a straight left.
A slow jab from Paine misses its intended target.
Paine throws a body punch but Hetfield moves out of range.
Hetfield rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Paine connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

Hetfield is rocked!
Paine throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Hetfield stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Hetfield is still on wobbly legs! Can Paine finish him?
Paine circles away from the clinch attempt

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

It looks like James Hetfield has been cut.
Paine on the wrong end of a nice hook.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A telegraphed right hand from Hetfield misses the target.
Hetfield tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Paine manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Paine misses with a hook.

Hetfield drives through and clinches with Paine against the cage.
Hetfield lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Paine backwards.
Hetfield seems to have recovered his senses.
Paine lands a body punch in the clinch.
Paine throws a punch but it's blocked by Hetfield.
Hetfield misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hetfield misses with some punches.
Paine blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Hetfield scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Hetfield misses with a hook from the clinch.
Paine lands with a short shot to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Paine.

Paine's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Hetfield scores with a nice strike.

Hetfield takes the fight into the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Paine.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Paine just misses with a elbow thrown towards Hetfield's brow.
Paine lands a shot to the body.

Paine breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Paine throws a jab when Hetfield was well out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Paine looks to land a left hand but Hetfield moved out of range nicely.

Hetfield drives through and clinches with Paine against the cage.
Paine lands with a light punch inside.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Hetfield scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Hetfield misses with the head strike.
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 Michael Paine will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on James Hetfield's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Hetfield tries to close the distance and clinch but Paine swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Paine lands a jab to the nose.
Paine throws a hook but Hetfield blocks it.
Paine throws a hook to the side of Hetfield's head but Hetfield sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Paine throws a hook but Hetfield avoids it easily.

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

Hetfield closes the distance and clinches.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Paine lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Hetfield swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Hetfield misses with a punch on the inside.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Paine.
A short left from Hetfield.
Hetfield misses with the head strike.
Paine tries to work over Hetfield's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Hetfield lands a hook to the side of the head.
Hetfield throws a head punch that misses.
Hetfield misses with a punch to the body.

Paine drops Hetfield onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Hetfield is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
Hetfield works on Paine's body with a couple of short punches.
Hetfield swings wildly with an uppercut but Paine uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paine fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Paine manages to break the clinch.
Hetfield fails in his attempt to clinch.
Paine swings for the body but Hetfield moves out of range.
Paine tries to bum rush Hetfield with a series of wild strikes but Hetfield uses good footwork to avoid the assault.

Hetfield has Paine up against the cage in a clinch.

Paine breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Hetfield tries to clinch but Paine is having none of it.
Hetfield wants to clinch but Paine slips to the side
and Paine counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A jab from Paine misses.
Michael Paine is winning the standup battle so far.
Paine throws a hook to the side of Hetfield's head but Hetfield sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Hetfield pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Paine swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Paine uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Hetfield.
Hetfield is looking to clinch but Paine is avoiding it.
Hetfield looks to clinch
and Paine counters with a lovely straight right hand!

The fight moves into the clinch position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Paine lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Paine can't find room to land a body shot as Hetfield controls the action.
Paine fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Paine blocking some punches.
Hetfield swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Hetfield has a couple of punches blocked by Paine.
Paine is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Hetfield can do to turn this around?
Nice body punch from Paine.
Hetfield throws a punch but it's blocked by Paine.
Hetfield misses with a hook from the clinch.
Paine lands a shot to the body.
Hetfield blocks a body shot from Paine.

Paine manages to break the clinch.

Paine drops Hetfield with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but Hetfield looks back up at him and smiles so Paine waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed.
A big left from Paine misses.
A jab from Hetfield does it's job there.

Hetfield gets a clinch.
Paine tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Hetfield misses with the head strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paine doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A short right from Paine on the inside.
Paine misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Paine creates a bit of space for himself and rocks Hetfield with a big uppercut! Hetfield tries to clinch up but Paine pushes him back against the cage and lands another monster strike that crumples Hetfield to the mat! Hetfield covers up and Paine unloads with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:18 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Michael Paine!
After the big win, Michael Paine made sure to do all the important stuff like thanking his sponsors BuriedAlive// Fight Gear and telling the interviewer how much he loves him.
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Event: ABW 119 OByrne - Fonseca     
Date:   Apr 03, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Nigel Nobody (ranked 1434 p4p, 73 weight class) and Michael Paine (ranked 1636 p4p, 86 weight class). Michael Paine 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!

162 cm
23
149 lbs
5 - 5 - 0
172 cm
29
145 lbs
8 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Nigel Nobody!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
The judges for this bout are Matti Vanhoillinen, Roosa Järviläinen and Arvi Lind.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nobody looks to land a combination but Paine avoids it well.
We've been informed that Paine 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.
Nobody throws a head kick that misses.
Nobody pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Nigel Nobody seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Paine blocks a head kick by Nobody.
Paine lands with a nice combination. Nobody backs away looking to recover.
Paine swings for the body but Nobody moves out of range.
A punch combination from Nobody misses.
A jab from Paine finds it's way through Nobody's defenses.
Paine scores with a nice head shot.

Nobody is rocked!
Nobody looks up at the clock. Bad move! Paine lands a right hand from hell, dropping Nobody. Paine pounces and finishes the fight with a flurry of punches and elbows.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:32 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Michael Paine!
Michael Paine took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, BuriedAlive// Fight Gear for their support in the buildup to the fight.
The defeated Nigel Nobody had this to say: 'I am Nobody!'.
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Event: ABW 113 Verygood - Paine     
Date:   Mar 13, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kurt Verygood (ranked 813 p4p, 40 weight class) and Michael Paine (ranked 1243 p4p, 65 weight class). Verygood comes to the cage accompanied by Bring 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!

172 cm
22
140 lbs
11 - 2 - 0
172 cm
29
145 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kurt Verygood!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Tarja Halkonen and Marco Blurström.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Verygood misses with a few strikes there.
Paine throws a shot from downtown. Verygood moves away and avoids it.
Paine thuds a left hand into Verygood's body.
Verygood lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Paine misses with a few strikes there.
Verygood dodges the punch combination from Paine.
Verygood lands a glancing blow to the side of Paine's head.
Paine takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Verygood lands an overhand right.
Paine throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Verygood sees it coming and avoids it easily.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Verygood takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Paine throws a big shot that misses.
A little feinted left hand from Verygood on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Paine rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Verygood counters with a nice uppercut.
Paine looks to land a combination. Verygood sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Paine ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Verygood moves away.
Paine thows a left - swing and a miss!
Verygood swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

Paine tries to keep at a distance but Verygood has taken the fight into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paine misses with the head strike.
Paine misses with a punch to the body.
Verygood is working Paine over against the cage.
Verygood misses with a short punch on the inside.
Paine scores with a hook to the body.
Paine tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Paine tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Verygood working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Verygood struggles to land a body shot inside as Paine controls his hands.
Verygood can't find room to land a body shot as Paine controls the action.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Verygood.
Verygood throws a head punch that misses.
Paine doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Verygood lands a nice uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Paine.
A right handed body shot lands from Verygood.
Verygood lands a right hand.
Paine blocks an uppercut.
Paine looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
A nice right hand lands inside from Verygood.
Verygood lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Paine.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Verygood lands a body shot in the clinch.
Paine throws a punch but it's blocked by Verygood.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Paine pushes Verygood back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Verygood digs a right hand into Paine's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Paine's gas tank.
Verygood scores with a shot to the side of Paine's head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Paine.
Paine tries a body shot but Verygood blocks it.
A short right from Verygood on the inside.
A right hand to the body from Verygood.
Verygood is working Paine over against the cage.
Paine lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Verygood backwards.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Paine.
Verygood scores with a shot to the side of Paine's head.
Verygood tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Verygood can't find room to land a body shot as Paine controls the action.
Paine blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Paine blocks an uppercut.
A nice right hand lands inside from Verygood.
Paine pushes Verygood back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Paine throws a punch but it's blocked by Verygood.
Paine lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Verygood.
Paine misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Paine doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Verygood working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Paine doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Verygood is leaning against Paine and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
A short uppercut from Paine.
Paine blocks a body shot from Verygood.
Paine blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Paine lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Verygood doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
I was talking to Verygood's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Paine lands a nice shot to the body.
Verygood has a couple of punches blocked by Paine.
Verygood lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Paine tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Paine creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Paine misses with a punch on the inside.
Paine can't find room to land a body shot as Verygood controls the action.
Paine prevents a body shot from Verygood.
Verygood fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Paine lands a hook to the side of the head.
Verygood fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Paine.
Paine tries a body shot but Verygood blocks it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Paine lands with a short punch from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Verygood.
Verygood misses with the head strike.
Verygood misses with a punch on the inside.
Verygood blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Paine lands a right hand that snaps the head of Verygood backwards.
Verygood lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Paine backwards.
Verygood throws a punch but it's blocked by Paine.
A short right from Paine on the inside.
Paine misses with a body punch.
Verygood misses with a body punch.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Paine blocks a body shot from Verygood.
Paine working some nice short punches in the clinch.

Paine escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Verygood tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Paine manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Verygood misses the shot to the body.
Paine misses with a looping right.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Paine takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Paine throws a body punch but Verygood moves out of range.
Kurt Verygood seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Paine cracks Verygood with a right hand to the side of the head.
Verygood moves out of range as Paine strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Kurt Verygood will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


A swing and a miss from Verygood.
Paine missing with a left hand there. Verygood was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Paine throws the left hand but Verygood avoids the punch easily.
Verygood is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Paine tries to move into range but Verygood moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Verygood avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
And Verygood counters with a quick kick to the body but Paine blocks it.
Paine throws a hook to the side of Verygood's head but Verygood sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Paine looks to land a right hand but Verygood moved out of range.
Verygood lands with a shot to the body.
Paine throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Verygood counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Paine thinking.
Nice defenses there by Verygood.
Verygood misses with an uppercut.
Michael Paine seems to be getting the better of the standup.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Paine cracks a nice hook into Verygood's ribs.
A jab from Paine misses.
Paine takes a shot right to the bread basket.
A swing and a miss from Verygood.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Verygood jabs Paine to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Verygood stuns Paine with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood slips under a jab.
Verygood throws an overhand right that lands on Paine's shoulder, as Paine tries to avoid the shot.
Verygood throws a big shot that misses.
Verygood misses with an uppercut. Paine saw that one coming.
Verygood 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.
Verygood lands with a cross.
Verygood takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Verygood misses with a hook. Paine ducked under it nicely.
Verygood bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Paine jabs Verygood right on the nose. Verygood blinks but takes it well.
Paine lands with a hook. Verygood tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Paine uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Verygood has time to react.
Paine works Verygood's body with a nice hook.
Verygood ducks under a wild hook from Paine.
Paine throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Verygood.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Verygood walks into a jab.
Paine has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Paine there as he acknowledges the shot.
A slow jab from Verygood misses its intended target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood is looking to clinch.
Verygood scores with a jab to the body.
Paine moves forwards but Verygood connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Verygood swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Paine jabs at Verygood's body.
Paine darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Paine scores with a jab.
Verygood moves away from the strike by Paine.
Verygood quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Paine misses with a double jab.
Paine throws a right and a left that Verygood avoids nicely.
Verygood swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Nice shot lands for Verygood.
Verygood lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Paine at a distance.
Verygood blocks a jab.
Paine connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Verygood tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Paine was well out of range. Poor timing from Verygood.
Paine moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Paine doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Paine throws a body punch but Verygood moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Verygood fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Paine, pushing him back against the cage.
Verygood throws a head punch that misses.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Verygood.
Paine blocks an uppercut.
Verygood's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Paine tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Paine misses with some punches.
Paine misses with a hook to the ribs.
Verygood lands a shoulder strike.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Verygood.
Paine tries to break the clinch but Verygood is controlling the position.

Paine pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Verygood scores with a one two! Paine had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Paine closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Paine throws a hook but Verygood avoids it easily.
Paine swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Verygood counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Verygood uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Paine.
Paine lands a nice shot to the body.
Paine throws a body shot but no joy.
It looked like Verygood was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Paine.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Paine slips a jab from Verygood.
Verygood takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Paine lands a head shot.
Verygood bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Verygood tries to land a front kick but Paine steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Paine with a nice cross.
Verygood on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Verygood connects with a good right hand that stumbles Paine. Paine circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Verygood cracks Paine with an open hand slap.
Paine misses with a straight left.
Verygood looks to land a right hand but Paine moved out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Verygood. Paine does a little dance to reset his feet.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Paine throws a lazy right hand but Verygood sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Paine keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sloppy strikes from Verygood. Those never looked like landing.
A swing and a miss from Paine.
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 Kurt Verygood 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.


Verygood swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Paine throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Verygood takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Verygood fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Paine manages to avoid it.
Verygood throws a hook to the side of Paine's head but Paine sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Verygood ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Paine moves away.
Verygood throws a big shot that misses.
Verygood slips a jab from Paine.
A shot to the body from Verygood misses
enabling Paine to counter with a crisp jab.
Verygood moves forwards but Paine connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Verygood lands with a cross.
Paine looks to land a left hand but Verygood moved out of range nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verygood keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Paine.
Verygood scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Verygood misses with a hook. Paine ducked under it nicely.
Paine misses with an uppercut
and Verygood cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Paine misses with a double jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood misses with a wild body shot.
Paine throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Verygood sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Paine misses with the combination.
Paine is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Verygood.
Paine throws a lazy right hand but Verygood sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Paine uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Verygood.
Paine swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
A looping hook to the body misses from Paine. Verygood does a little dance to reset his feet.
Verygood lands with a right hand.

Verygood has taken the fight to the clinch.
Verygood can't find room to land a body shot as Paine controls the action.
Good body shot from Verygood.
Paine blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Verygood working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Verygood misses with some punches.
Verygood makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Paine misses with a short punch on the inside.
Paine lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Verygood feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Paines jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
A big left from Verygood misses.
Verygood walks into a jab.
Paine swats away the attempt to clinch by Verygood.
Verygood uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Paine has time to react.
Verygood dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Paine lands with a cross.
A jab from Verygood finds it's way through Paine's defenses.
A swing and a miss from Paine.
Paine ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Paine! But no joy.
Paine 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.
Paine misses with an uppercut. Verygood saw that one coming.
Verygood slips under a jab.
Paine misses the jab.
Verygood wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood's jab looks to have found its range, popping Paine under the eye.
Paine throws a shot from downtown. Verygood moves away and avoids it.
A big left from Paine misses.
Verygood pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Paine looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Verygood throws a shot from downtown. Paine moves away and avoids it.
Paine's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Paine duly obliges.
Verygood misses with a right hand
and Paine cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Paine throws the left hand but Verygood avoids the punch easily.

Verygood clinches.

Paine breaks from the clinch.
Verygood throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Paine throws the left hand but Verygood avoids the punch easily.
Paine slips a jab from Verygood.
Verygood ducks under a wild hook from Paine.
Paine looks to score with a jab to the body but Verygood is just out of range.
A slow jab from Verygood misses its intended target.
Verygood fails in his attempt to clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Verygood cracks Paine with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Nice defenses there by Verygood.
Verygood takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Verygood displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Paine throws out the jab.
Paine looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Nice defenses there by Paine.
Verygood pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Nice body punch from Paine.
Verygood misses with an uppercut.
Verygood cracks Paine with a good jab.
Verygood takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Verygood misses with a looping left.
Paine defending well as Verygood loads up on a big left hand.
Paine looks to score with a jab to the body but Verygood is just out of range.
Paine punishes Verygood's body with a nice straight punch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Verygood throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Paine stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Verygood loads up on a big right hand but Paine slips the punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Michael Paine just about did enough to take it.
That's time! Verygood's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Paine takes a jab right on the kisser.
Verygood lands with a shot to the body.
Paine has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Verygood looks to throw the jab but Paine is out of range.
Verygood jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Verygood throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Paine sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Paine slips a jab from Verygood.
Paine throws out a loose jab but Verygood uses good head movement to avoid it.
Paine takes one to the side of the head.
Verygood moves away from the strike by Paine.
A jab from Paine does it's job there.
Verygood ducks under a wild hook from Paine.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verygood getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Verygood bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Verygood swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Paine misses with a straight left.
Good standup being displayed there by Verygood as he connects with a hook.
Paine ducks under a wild hook from Verygood.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Verygood lands a nice looking body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood misses with a hook.
Verygood moves away from the strike by Paine.
Verygood swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Paine looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A big right from Verygood misses.
Verygood ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Paine uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Verygood.
Verygood throws a hook but Paine avoids it easily.
Verygood fails in his attempt to clinch.
A swing and a miss from Paine.
Paine 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.
Verygood's jab looks to have found its range, popping Paine under the eye.
Paine with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Verygood to score with a decent uppercut.
Paine moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Verygood lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Paine with a body punch. A glancing blow.
A left lands for Paine.
Paine is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Verygood.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Verygood blocks a jab.
Verygood misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Paine.
A looping hook to the body misses from Paine. Verygood does a little dance to reset his feet.
A jab from Verygood misses.
Paine swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Verygood thuds a left hand into Paine's body.
Verygood takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Verygood keeps Paine at a distance using the push kick.
Verygood misses the shot to the body.
Paine moves out of range of the strikes.
It seemed like Paine was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Paine takes a body punch but keeps moving.
A big right from Paine misses.
Verygood keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Paine.
Verygood throws a hook to the side of Paine's head but Paine sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Paine avoids the body shot from Verygood.
Verygood misses with a lunging right hand
and Paine counters with a right hand to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood takes a swing at Paine's ribcage but misses.
Verygood throws an overhand right that lands on Paine's shoulder, as Paine tries to avoid the shot.
Verygood moves away from the strike by Paine.
A jab from Paine misses.
Verygood just misses with a punch to the body.
Paine slips under a jab.
Verygood slips a straight right by Paine.
Paine lands with a cross.
Verygood ducks under a wild hook from Paine.
Paine throws the left hand but Verygood avoids the punch easily.
Paine misses with a hook.
Verygood swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

Verygood clinches up against the cage.
Verygood misses with the head strike.
Paine blocks a body shot from Verygood.
Verygood lands a nice uppercut.
Paine lands a body punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Paine struggles to land a body shot inside as Verygood controls his hands.
Paine lands a shoulder strike.
A head punch on the inside from Paine fails to land.
Verygood lands a hook to the side of the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Paine struggles to land a body shot inside as Verygood controls his hands.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Verygood.
Kurt Verygood has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Paine tries to work over Verygood's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Paine breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A punch lands to the side of Paine 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Paine throws a lazy right hand but Verygood sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Verygood. Paine does a little dance to reset his feet.
Verygood staying out of range there.
Paine takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Verygood uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Paine.
Verygood throws a shot from downtown. Paine moves away and avoids it.
Paine misses with an uppercut. Verygood saw that one coming.
Paine throws a jab when Verygood was well out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Paine. Verygood does a little dance to reset his feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kurt Verygood had his way with Michael Paine in 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. This is the final round!


Paine misses with a looping left.
Paine misses with a looping left.
Verygood swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Verygood keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Paine.
Verygood throwing a counter right hand but Paine manages to avoid it.
Verygood feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Paines jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Verygood jabs at Paine's body.
Verygood lands a nice looking body shot.
Verygood tries to close the distance and clinch up but Paine swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Nice defenses there by Verygood.
Paine missing with a left hand there. Verygood was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Paine jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Decent striking displayed by Verygood there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Paine keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Verygood moves away from the strike by Paine.
Paine scores with a body shot.
Verygood lands with a straight right. Paine didn't see that one coming.
A looping hook to the body misses from Paine. Verygood does a little dance to reset his feet.
Paine misses with an uppercut. Verygood saw that one coming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood darts in trying to clinch
and Verygood takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Verygood misses with a jab to the body
enabling Paine to counter with a crisp jab.
Verygood listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Verygood throws a left and a right that both miss
letting Paine counter with a right hand.
A lazy left from Verygood finds it's target.
Verygood misses the body punch
and Paine counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
A swing and a miss from Paine.
Verygood is looking to counter the offense by Paine and move into the clinch.
Paine bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Verygood is looking to clinch but Paine is avoiding it.
Paine is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Verygood.
Paine throws a shot from downtown. Verygood moves away and avoids it.
Verygood takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Verygood avoids the body shot from Paine.
Kurt Verygood is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood throws a hook but Paine blocks it.
Paine slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Paine swings for the body but Verygood moves out of range.
Verygood listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Paine takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Paine pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Verygood scores with a nice head shot.
Nice defenses there by Verygood.
Paine misses with a wild body shot.
Verygood misses the shot to the body.
Good exchange - Verygood coming out on top.
Paine throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A little feinted left hand from Verygood on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Verygood is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Paine.
The fighters circling - Verygood throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Paine looks to land a right hand but Verygood moved out of range.
Michael Paine has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Verygood fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A shot to the liver by Verygood. Beautiful body shot.
Paine ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Verygood moves away.
A little feinted left hand from Verygood on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Verygood throws a poor cross that misses
and Paine counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Paine misses with a straight right.
Paine avoids the body shot from Verygood.
Paine thows a left - swing and a miss!
Paine takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Paine keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Verygood uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Paine.
Verygood scores with a hook.
A cross from Verygood lands.
Paine lands with a nice body punch.
A punch lands to the side of Verygood 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Paine shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Verygood tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Paine was well out of range. Poor timing from Verygood.
Verygood looks to clinch
and Paine counters with a series of strikes. Verygood will be more careful next time no doubt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verygood defending well as Paine loads up on a big left hand.
Verygood lands with a good body shot.
Paine throws a hook but Verygood avoids it easily.
Verygood keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Paine.
Verygood drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

Verygood fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Paine, pushing him back against the cage.
Paine has had enough of the clinch but Verygood keeps him there for the moment.
Paine misses with a punch on the inside.
Verygood blocking some punches.
Paine misses with a hook from the clinch.
Verygood blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Paine tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Paine goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Roosa Järviläinen scores the fight 49:47
Judge Tarja Halkonen scores the fight 49:46
Judge Marco Blurström scores the fight 47:49

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Kurt Verygood!

Kurt Verygood retains his bantamweight title!
A very excited looking Kurt Verygood 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: ABW 106 Verygood - Jones     
Date:   Feb 13, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Michael Paine (ranked 1575 p4p, 77 weight class) and James Hetfield (ranked 2811 p4p, 134 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

172 cm
29
145 lbs
7 - 3 - 0
170 cm
29
145 lbs
6 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Brown Belt
Excellent MT
Powerful

BuriedAlive// Fight Gear
Sin City Allstars

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
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, James Hetfield!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Ben Zyskovitsi and Johanna Lukiainen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hetfield doesn't manage to clinch there - Paine circles away.
Hetfield has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Paine is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Hetfield tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Paine scores with a nice head shot.

Hetfield is rocked!

It looks like James Hetfield has been cut.
Hetfield wants to clinch up but Paine keeps it at a distance.

Paine lands a big right hand that sends Hetfield crashing to the mat! Paine stays standing though and waves Hetfield back to his feet!
Hetfield is still on wobbly legs! Can Paine finish him?
Paine is stalking Hetfield. Hetfield circles to his left. Keeps circling left. Bam! Straight right from Paine, and it's lights out! Hetfield really payed the price for that rookie mistake.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:23 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Michael Paine!
After the big win, Michael Paine made sure to do all the important stuff like thanking his sponsors BuriedAlive// Fight Gear and telling the interviewer how much he loves him.
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Event: ABW 94 Douglas - Nielsen     
Date:   Jan 02, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Michael Paine (ranked 2236 p4p, 110 weight class) and Otto Tjack (ranked 2048 p4p, 98 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

172 cm
28
145 lbs
6 - 3 - 0
176 cm
22
145 lbs
7 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Heavy handed

BuriedAlive// Fight Gear
Sin City Allstars

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Otto Tjack!
The judges for this bout are Anni Minnemäki, Roosa Järviläinen and Ben Zyskovitsi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Paine misses with a looping left.
Tjack lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Paine circles away quickly and effectively.
Paine was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Paine throws a hook to the side of Tjack's head but Tjack sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Paine throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Paine has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Arm Breakers/BJJ in the buildup to the fight.
Tjack walks into a straight right hand from Paine.
Tjack scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

Tjack closes the distance and clinches.
A head punch on the inside from Tjack fails to land.
Tjack lands a left hand.
A body shot lands from Tjack.
Paine tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A head punch on the inside from Tjack fails to land.
Paine struggles to land a body shot inside as Tjack controls his hands.
Paine scores with a hook to the body.
Tjack can't break the clinch.
Paine tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tjack lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Tjack works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paine tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A head punch on the inside from Tjack fails to land.
Paine lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tjack backwards.
Paine blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tjack lands a hook to the side of the head.

Paine breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Tjack tries to clinch but Paine moves away
and Paine cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tjack throws a lazy right hand but Paine sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tjack throws a right and a left that Paine avoids nicely.
Tjack avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tjack on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Tjack lands with a good body shot.
Paine uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tjack.
Tjack blocks a jab.
Tjack defending well as Paine loads up on a big left hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tjack walks into a straight right hand from Paine.
Tjack ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tjack scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Paine doesn't seem bothered though.

Tjack clinches.
Tjack fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Paine can't find room to land a body shot as Tjack controls the action.
Tjack blocks a body shot from Paine.
Paine lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Paine.
Tjack stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Paine misses with the head strike.
Tjack swings wildly with an uppercut but Paine uses good head movement to avoid it.
Paine working aggressively here.
Tjack misses with a hook to the ribs.
A right hand to the body from Paine.
Paine misses with a hook from the clinch.
A short uppercut from Paine.
Tjack misses with a body punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paine blocks an uppercut.
Paine lands a left hand.
Tjack blocking some punches.
Tjack misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tjack works on Paine's body with a couple of short punches.
Paine lands on the inside with an uppercut.

Tjack is rocked!
Paine pushes Tjack back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Tjack is still on wobbly legs! Can Paine finish him?
Tjack throws a head punch that misses.
Tjack seems to have recovered his senses.
A short right from Paine on the inside.
Paine tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tjack tries a body shot but Paine blocks it.
Paine lands a left hand.
A head punch on the inside from Tjack fails to land.
Paine misses with a short punch on the inside.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tjack.
Tjack fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Paine creates a bit of space for himself and rocks Tjack with a big uppercut! Tjack tries to clinch up but Paine pushes him back against the cage and lands another monster strike that crumples Tjack to the mat! Tjack covers up and Paine unloads with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Michael Paine!
Jumping up and down and very excited, Michael Paine waved his t-shirt featuring BuriedAlive// Fight Gear's logo in front of the cameras.
Otto Tjack was interviewed post fight and said 'I'm going to stab you with a screwdriver and steal your bike.'.
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Event: KFC 39: TBA     
Date:   Oct 21, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Michael Paine (ranked 2285 p4p, 100 weight class) and Yodsanan Sityodtong (ranked 3708 p4p, 177 weight class). Yodsanan Sityodtong 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!

172 cm
28
145 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
167 cm
21
145 lbs
3 - 2 - 0
Decent wrestler
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Heavy handed

Sin City Allstars

Red Light Coffeeshop



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Yodsanan Sityodtong!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Richard Clark and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Paine throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Paine 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.
Sityodtong throws a nice looking combination but Paine bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Sityodtong misses with a few strikes there.
Sityodtong ducks right into an uppercut from Paine.
Paine gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Sityodtong.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sityodtong. Paine does a little dance to reset his feet.
Paine catches Sityodtong with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

Sityodtong is rocked!

It looks like Yodsanan Sityodtong has been cut.
Sityodtong takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Sityodtong is still on wobbly legs! Can Paine finish him?
Sityodtong misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Paine.
Sityodtong takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Sityodtong looks winded!
Paine throws an uppercut from hell that sends Sityodtong clean off his feet! He's out cold! Paine stands back and admires his work as he thinks about that KO of the night award that is surely being wrapped up for him back stage.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:34 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Michael Paine!
Our winner, Michael Paine, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Event: KFC 34: Sideman vs The Reaper     
Date:   Sep 16, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Bong Ji Woo (ranked 862 p4p, 46 weight class) and Michael Paine (ranked 1705 p4p, 86 weight class). Ji Woo comes to the cage accompanied by 나쁜 달 상승. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

169 cm
20
135 lbs
7 - 1 - 1
172 cm
27
145 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Decent wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

Conviction

Sin City Allstars



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Bong Ji Woo!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Sam Margolis and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Paine misses with a straight left.

Ji Woo takes the fight into the clinch.

Ji Woo decides to pull guard.
Ji Woo working a defensive guard here.
Paine is fighting to break Ji Woo's control of his arms but Ji Woo is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Paine wants to stand but Ji Woo is controlling his posture from full guard.

Paine wants to stand up, so he's looking to wriggle free of Ji Woo's closed guard. He's half up but Ji Woo has locked on to an arm! Uh oh! Ji Woo pivots and extends the arm, Paine falls face first to the mat and taps??... does he?? YES! He's tapping! Excellent counter grappling there by Ji Woo! Well done that man!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:52 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Bong Ji Woo!
A relieved looking Bong Ji Woo thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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Event: KFC 30: Butcher vs Potter     
Date:   Aug 12, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Michael Paine and Michael Beleze. The crowd seem to be enjoying Beleze's choice of entrance music: The Chosen Ones. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

172 cm
27
145 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
150 cm
26
135 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
Decent wrestler
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Good takedowns
Basic striking
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Beleze!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, James Atkins and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Beleze darts in trying to clinch
and Paine connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Beleze with a lazy takedown attempt
and Paine counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
No luck for Beleze with that takedown attempt.
Paine swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

Beleze has Paine up against the cage in a clinch.
Beleze wants to take the fight to the mat but Paine manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Michael Paine has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Michael Beleze.
Paine lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Paine makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Paine is pressed up against the cage. Beleze has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Paine down to the mat. Paine avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Paine has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Total Impact MMA/KT in the buildup to the fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Paine with a nice cross.
A cross from Paine lands.
Beleze darts in trying to clinch
and Paine counters with a straight right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Beleze misses with a takedown
and Paine counters with a crisp right that sends Beleze to the canvas! Paine follows up with punches from the mount and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:06 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Michael Paine!
A very excited looking Michael Paine 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.
In defeat, Michael Beleze stepped up to the mic, saying 'I'll come back swinging '.
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Event: KFC 27: Leary vs Hill     
Date:   Jul 15, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Michael Paine and Liam Nelson. Liam Nelson will no doubt be trying to keep this one on the feet, where he has a distinct advantage.

172 cm
26
145 lbs
3 - 2 - 0
170 cm
19
140 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
Decent wrestler
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Liam Nelson!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, William Gold and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nelson misses with a looping right.
Nelson throws a lazy right hand but Paine sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Paine throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Nelson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Nelson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Paine sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Paine fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Nelson on the side of the head.
A big right from Paine misses.
Nelson looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Nelson looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Nelson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Paine.
A swing and a miss from Nelson.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Paine throws a hook but Nelson avoids it easily.
Paine fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Nelson manages to avoid it.
A nice side step and Nelson releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Paine is looking to clinch.
Nelson misses with a hook. Paine ducked under it nicely.
Paine stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nelson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Nelson doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Paine misses with a straight right.
Paine lands a jab to Nelson's midsection.

Paine takes the fight into the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Paine.
Nelson lands with a light punch inside.
Nelson throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Paines head.
Paine blocks an uppercut.
Paine blocking some punches.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Paine as Nelson tries to tie him up.
Nelson throws a head punch that misses.
Paine has a couple of punches blocked by Nelson.
Nelson misses with a punch on the inside.
Nelson blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Paine.
Nelson trying to stall but Paine improves his position.
Paine misses with a body punch.
Paine swings wildly with an uppercut but Nelson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Nelson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Nelson swings wildly with an uppercut but Paine uses good head movement to avoid it.
Nelson working aggressively here.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Paine looking to throw knees to the head but Nelson is blocking nicely.
A nice left hand lands by Paine.
Paine working aggressively here.
Paine misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Nelson misses with a body punch.
Nelson working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Paine.
Nelson blocks a body shot from Paine.
Paine misses with the head strike.
Paine struggles to land a body shot inside as Nelson controls his hands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paine swings wildly with an uppercut but Nelson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Nelson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Paine backwards.

Paine breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Sloppy strikes from Nelson. Those never looked like landing.
Nice defenses there by Nelson.
Paine just misses with a punch to the body.
A little jabbing left from Nelson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Michael Paine seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Paine misses with a left hand
and Nelson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Paine missing with a left hand there. Nelson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A big right from Nelson misses.
Paine is looking to counter the offense by Nelson and move into the clinch.
Nelson loads up on a big right hand but Paine slips the punch.
Paine swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nelson is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Paine throws an overhand right that lands on Nelson's shoulder, as Nelson tries to avoid the shot.
Nelson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Paine throws the left hand but Nelson avoids the punch easily.
The fighters circling - Nelson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Nelson falls off balance throwing a combination
and Paine counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A looping hook to the body misses from Paine. Nelson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Nelson throws out a powerful jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nelson throws an off balance right hand
letting Paine counter with a right hand.
Nelson misses with a looping left.

Paine takes the fight into the clinch.
Paine misses with the head strike.
Nelson lands a nice uppercut.
Paine goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A nice left hand lands by Paine.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nelson blocks a jab.
Michael Paine is winning the standup battle so far.
Paine looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

Paine gets a clinch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Paine.
Paine swings wildly with an uppercut but Nelson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Nelson is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Nelson blocks an uppercut.
Paine scores with a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nelson misses with a hook from the clinch.

Nelson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Paine loads up on a big right hand but Nelson slips the punch.
Nelson throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Paine was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Nelson thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paine misses with a lunging right hand
and Nelson counters with a nice uppercut.
Nelson closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Paine takes a swing at Nelson's ribcage but misses.
Nelson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Paine.
Decent striking displayed by Paine there.
Nelson throws a series of punches but Paine avoids them all with ease.
Nelson 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.
Nelson lands with a shot to the body.
Nelson throws a shot from downtown. Paine moves away and avoids it.
Nelson throws a big shot that misses.
Paine catches Nelson with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Nelson misses with a looping right.
Paine was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Paine missing with a left hand there. Nelson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Nelson looks to land a left hand but Paine moved out of range nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nelson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Paine.
Nelson lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Paine circles away quickly and effectively.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Paine is looking to clinch.
Nelson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.

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

Nelson is rocked!
Paine missing with a left hand there. Nelson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A countering left hand to the body from Nelson misses.
Nelson is still on wobbly legs! Can Paine finish him?
Nelson tests Paine's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Paine is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Nelson can do to turn this around?
Paine throws a poor cross that misses
and Nelson counters with a stiff right hand.
Paine misses with an uppercut
and Paine takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Nelson seems to have recovered his senses.
Paine fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Nelson manages to avoid it.
Nelson looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Nelson slips a straight right by Paine.
Paine throws out a loose jab but Nelson uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paine misses with a straight left.
Paine ducks under a wild hook from Nelson.
Paine throws a jab but it's blocked by Nelson.

Paine clinches.
Paine lands with a light punch inside.
Paine stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Nelson trying to control the position but instead, Paine has worked for underhooks and has pushed Nelson into the cage.
Nelson prevents a body shot from Paine.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Nelson stalling the fight.

Paine breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Paine misses with a few strikes there.
Nelson appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Nelson walks into a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nelson is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
A looping hook to the body misses from Paine. Nelson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Nelson, as that shot connected.
A big left from Nelson misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Paine bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Nelson's head.
Paine waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Nelson.
Nelson scores with a jab to the body.
Nelson just misses with a punch to the body.
Nelson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Paine.
Paine misses with a looping right.
Nice shot lands for Paine.
Nelson is sent reeling backwards by a solid uppercut. He barely regains his balance and Paine moves in for the kill throwing a continuous barrage of punches that force the ref to step in.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Michael Paine!
During a confident post fight interview, Michael Paine thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: KFC 24: Steve vs Huang     
Date:   Jun 17, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Michael Paine and Angelo San Diego. Angelo San Diego has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Michael Paine's chin.

172 cm
26
145 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
166 cm
26
143 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
Decent wrestler
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent MT
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Angelo San Diego!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Chris Edwards and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Paine dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
San Diego looks to throw the jab but Paine is out of range.
San Diego lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Paine at a distance.
San Diego misses with a shot to the body
and Paine counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Paine definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Paine lands with an overhand left.
Paine jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Paine throws a right and a left that San Diego avoids nicely.
San Diego takes a swing at Paine's ribcage but misses.
A telegraphed right hand from Paine misses the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Paine changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Paine lands a jab to San Diego's midsection.
Paine uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from San Diego.
Paine displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as San Diego throws out the jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The fighters circle momentarily. Paine darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
San Diego defending well as Paine loads up on a big left hand.
San Diego now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
A jab from San Diego misses.
Paine misses with a right hand
and San Diego cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Paine is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Paine throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck San Diego on the side of the head.
Paine moves into range and connects with a jab.
San Diego tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Paine was well out of range. Poor timing from San Diego.
Paine takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
San Diego has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
San Diego displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Paine throws out the jab.
San Diego uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Paine.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Paine throws an overhand right that lands on San Diego's shoulder, as San Diego tries to avoid the shot.
Paine misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Paine takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Paine swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
San Diego now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Paine misses with a wild body shot.
San Diego misses with a left hand
letting Paine counter with a right hand.
Paine connects with a crisp jab.
Paine falls off balance throwing a combination
and San Diego makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from San Diego. Paine does a little dance to reset his feet.
Paine misses with an uppercut
and San Diego counters with a nice uppercut.
Paine throws a series of punches but San Diego avoids them all with ease.
Paine throws a series of punches but San Diego moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paine 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.
Paine looks to score with a jab to the body but San Diego is just out of range.
Paine throws a right and a left that San Diego avoids nicely.
San Diego misses with a straight left.
A jab lands there for Paine.
Paine is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Paine throws a combination but it was largely blocked by San Diego.
Paine throws a body shot but no joy.
San Diego looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Paine misses with a body shot.
Paine looks to throw the jab but San Diego is out of range.
It seemed like San Diego was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Paine uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
San Diego lands with a nice body punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
San Diego with a hook.
San Diego takes a swing at Paine's ribcage but misses.
Paine takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
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!
San Diego throws a body punch but Paine moves out of range.
Paine was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Paine pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Paine feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits San Diegos jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Paine scores with a jab. San Diego acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
San Diego swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Paine looks to score with a jab to the body but San Diego is just out of range.
Paine misses with a looping right.
San Diego throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


San Diego throws a jab but it's blocked by Paine.
Paine throws a good cross that connects.
Paine misses with a straight left.
A nice side step and San Diego releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Michael Paine seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Paine avoids the body shot from San Diego.
Paine moves away from the strike by San Diego.
San Diego takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
San Diego throws a sloppy body shot
and Paine counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Paine throws a body punch but San Diego moves out of range.
San Diego swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Paine 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.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Paine misses with a wild body shot.
San Diego throws a good cross that connects.
Paine just misses with a punch to the body.
San Diego cracks a nice hook into Paine's ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paine cracks San Diego with a right hand to the side of the head.
Michael Paine is winning the standup battle so far.
Paine looks to throw the jab but San Diego is out of range.
San Diego throws a lazy right hand but Paine sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
San Diego uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Paine.
Paine misses with an uppercut.
It seemed like San Diego was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Paine slips a jab from San Diego.
San Diego takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Paine lunges at San Diego with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by San Diego's hand.
Paine throws a poor cross that misses
and San Diego counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
San Diego swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
It looked like Paine wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Paine throws a right hand that misses
and San Diego counters with a stiff right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Paine misses with a hook. San Diego ducked under it nicely.
A slow jab from San Diego misses its intended target.
Paine avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Paine ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
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!
San Diego misses with a body shot
and Paine counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Paine misses with a wild body shot.
Paine is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that San Diego can do to turn this around?
Paine throws a sloppy body shot
and Paine takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Paine misses with an uppercut
and San Diego counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Paine misses with an uppercut.
A nice side step and San Diego releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
San Diego just misses with a punch to the body.
An attempted straight right counter from Paine misses the target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paine cracks San Diego with an open hand slap.
Paine rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and San Diego counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
San Diego slips a jab from Paine.
A jab from Paine finds it's way through San Diego's defenses.
San Diego misses with a hook to the body
and Paine counters with a left to the body.
San Diego cracks Paine with a right hand to the side of the head.
San Diego connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
San Diego misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Paine counters with a nice uppercut.
Paine uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from San Diego.
Nice defenses there by San Diego.
San Diego gets cracked there but stands up to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Good exchange - Paine coming out on top.
Paine lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Paine defending well as San Diego loads up on a big left hand.
An attempted straight right counter from Paine misses the target.
Paine connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Paine throws a lazy uppercut
and San Diego connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A cross from Paine lands.
San Diego misses with a wild body shot.
San Diego throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
San Diego is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Paine rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and San Diego counters with a lovely straight right hand!
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 Michael Paine will probably get the nod.
That's time! Paine's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Paine misses with an uppercut
and San Diego counters with a stiff right hand.
San Diego is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Paine.

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

Paine is rocked!
San Diego throws a hook but Paine blocks it.
Oh Paine is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
San Diego slips under a jab.
San Diego digs a good hook to Paine's body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Paine misses with an uppercut. San Diego saw that one coming.
San Diego doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Paine uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by San Diego.
Paine throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A little jabbing left from San Diego on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Paine misses with a body punch
and San Diego counters with a left to the body.
Paine seems to have got his legs back now.

San Diego feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Paine sprawling to the canvas! Paine rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can San Diego finish him?!
San Diego showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Paine.

That's one minute gone in the round.
San Diego steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Paine.
Paine looks to score with a jab to the body but San Diego is just out of range.
San Diego now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
The fighters circling - San Diego throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Paine throws out a loose jab but San Diego uses good head movement to avoid it.
San Diego throws a body punch but Paine moves out of range.
Paine with a body punch. A glancing blow.
San Diego throws a jab but it's blocked by Paine.
San Diego fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Paine manages to avoid it.
Paine keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from San Diego.
Paine misses with a right hand
and San Diego counters with a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Paine throws a right and a left that both miss.
Paine misses with a hook. San Diego ducked under it nicely.
Paine throws a body punch but San Diego moves out of range.
San Diego doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Paine takes a swing at San Diego's ribcage but misses.
A decent looking cross lands there for San Diego.
Paine misses with a lunging right hand
and San Diego counters with a straight right hand.
San Diego connects with a body shot that sends Paine's belly button to the back.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Paine misses with a lunging right hand

and San Diego counters with a nice right hand that sends Paine toppling to the canvas! Paine scrambles and gets back to his feet - can San Diego finish him?!
Paine misses with a few strikes there.
San Diego ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
San Diego lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Paine.
San Diego throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Paine stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
San Diego misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Paine counters with a nice uppercut.
Paine throws a hook but San Diego avoids it easily.
Paine keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from San Diego.
Paine is looking to counter punch.
San Diego ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
San Diego moves out of range of the strikes.
Paine rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and San Diego counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Paine thinking.
San Diego swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
It looked like Paine was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from San Diego.
Paine throws an uppercut from half a mile away. San Diego sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A jab from San Diego does it's job there.
Paine bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps San Diego's head backwards.
Paine rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and San Diego makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A slow jab from Paine misses its intended target.
San Diego looks to land a left hand but Paine moved out of range nicely.
Paine misses with a straight left.
San Diego uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Paine.
San Diego now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
San Diego misses the shot to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Paine connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between San Diego's hands.
San Diego connects with a body shot that sends Paine's belly button to the back.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Paine lands a nice looking body shot.
Paine misses with a right hand
and San Diego counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Good exchange - Paine coming out on top.
San Diego avoids the body shot from Paine.
San Diego lands a right hook to the body.
San Diego throws a poor cross that misses
enabling Paine to counter with a crisp jab.
A big right from Paine misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
San Diego missing with a left hand there. Paine was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
San Diego takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Paine throws a big shot that misses.
San Diego just misses with a punch to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
San Diego lands a jab to Paine's midsection.
San Diego misses with an uppercut. Paine saw that one coming.
San Diego lands with a nice body punch.
San Diego uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Paine.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from San Diego! But no joy.
Paine on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Paine takes a shot to the body in his stride.
San Diego takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
San Diego walks into a stiff left hand from Paine.
San Diego scores with a hook to the body. Paine takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
San Diego has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from San Diego there as he acknowledges the shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Paine throws a hook but San Diego avoids it easily.
San Diego lunges at Paine with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Paine's hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Oooooh!!! San Diego has knocked Paine down with a huge combo! San Diego steps away and waves a wobbly Paine back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!
A looping hook to the body misses from San Diego. Paine does a little dance to reset his feet.
Paine swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
San Diego has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Paine throws the left hand but San Diego avoids the punch easily.
San Diego looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Paine pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
San Diego takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Paine scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Nice straight punches there by Paine. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Paine.
Paine throws a lazy uppercut

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paine uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from San Diego.
It looked like Paine wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
San Diego throws out a loose jab but Paine uses good head movement to avoid it.
Paine lands a really nice looking cross but San Diego seems unphased.
Paine thuds a left hand into San Diego's body.
Paine falls off balance throwing a combination
and Paine takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
San Diego closes the distance and lands a vicious right hand that drops Paine! San Diego dives in looking to finish! Paine is still trying to defend himself but he's taking too many shots and the referee has no choice but to stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:46 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Angelo San Diego!
Angelo San Diego is the new bantamweight champion!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Angelo San Diego made sure he mentioned Aspire Clothing, along with how happy he was to win his fight.
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Event: KFC 17: Azevedo vs Paine     
Date:   May 06, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Thiago Cavalcanti Azevedo and Michael Paine. Thiago Cavalcanti Azevedo has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

165 cm
26
138 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
172 cm
26
145 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
Powerful takedowns
Counter fighter
Very quick
Decent wrestler
Decent boxing
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Thiago Cavalcanti Azevedo!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, William Gold and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Azevedo closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Paine's guard.
Azevedo definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Azevedo wants to pass the guard but Paine is keeping the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Paine is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Azevedo is controlling him.
Azevedo controlling from the top position.
Azevedo won't allow Paine to sweep him here.
Paine being controlled here, momentarily.
Paine is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Azevedo preventing the sweep.

Azevedo drops back looking for a leg! Paine is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Paine manages to kick Azevedo off! Azevedo jumps back into Paine's guard.
Paine tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Azevedo wants to control from the top but Paine keeps moving.
Paine really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Azevedo. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Paine throwing strikes off his back to little effect.

Paine manages to escape and get back to his feet.
Azevedo dives in and grabs Paine's left leg, looking for a takedown. Paine pushes down on Azevedo's head and hops out.
As Azevedo backs off Paine throws a huge counter combo but Azevedo manages to avoid it all.
Azevedo tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Paine defends well and Azevedo ends up having to push Paine into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
No luck for Azevedo with that takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Thiago Cavalcanti Azevedo. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Paine throws a shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Azevedo has his takedown stuffed
and Paine counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Paine changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Nice takedown defense from Paine. No joy for Azevedo on that attempt.
Paine doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Paine jabs Azevedo to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Paine connects with a crisp jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Azevedo fails with the takedown
and Paine counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Paine has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Paine swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Azevedo.
Paine with a jab.
Azevedo misses with a takedown
letting Paine counter with a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paine bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Azevedo's head backwards.
Azevedo doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Paine connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

Azevedo tries to keep at a distance but Paine has taken the fight into the clinch.
Azevedo's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

Paine breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Paine lands a right hook to the body.
Paine throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

Azevedo feints and as Paine raises his hands in defense, Azevedo changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Paine pulls Azevedo in close to prevent any damage.
Paine looking to control.
Azevedo controlling from the top position.
Paine trying to control the position.
Paine wants to stand and escape but Azevedo is having none of it.
Azevedo works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Azevedo wants to lay and pray for a moment but Paine keeps working.
Paine pushes Azevedo off looking to stand but Azevedo dives back in and keeps control.

Paine makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
Paine keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
A little jabbing left from Paine on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael Paine 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.


Paine throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Azevedo stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Paine has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Azevedo walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Azevedo takes one to the chin there.
Azevedo shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Paine counters with a nice uppercut.
Paine scores with a crisp jab that stopped Azevedo in his tracks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice takedown defense from Paine. No joy for Azevedo on that attempt.
It seemed like Paine was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Paine lands with an overhand left.
Azevedo shoots in but Paine avoids the takedown attempt easily.
A nice side step and Paine releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Thiago Cavalcanti Azevedo. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

Azevedo is rocked!
Paine lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Oh Azevedo is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Paine smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Paine cracks Azevedo with a nasty uppercut that draws ooohs from the crowd and sends Azevedo tumbling backwards onto the mat. He tries to recover but Paine pounces and lands a hail of unanswered strikes that forces the referee to step in to end the fight! Azevedo is not happy but he gave the referee no choice!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:34 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Michael Paine!
Michael Paine is the new bantamweight champion!
Michael Paine seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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43%

 

Event: KFC 13: San Diego vs Azevedo     
Date:   Apr 22, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Frank Shuman and Michael Paine. Michael Paine acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

167 cm
25
135 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
172 cm
25
145 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
KO power
Decent wrestler
Decent boxing
Good gas tank

Swixx
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Frank Shuman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, James Glass and Richard Clark.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Shuman dives in for a single leg takedown but Paine sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Shuman uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Paine.
Shuman moves out of range as Paine strikes.
Paine scores with a hook to the body. Shuman takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Shuman misses with a right hand

and Paine counters by clinching up.
Paine tries to work over Shuman's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Shuman tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Paine tries a body shot but Shuman blocks it.
A short left from Paine.
Paine lands a nice uppercut.
Paine fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Paine cracks Shuman with a nice body shot.
Shuman has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Paine after a bit of a struggle.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Frank Shuman. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Paine working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Paine gets through Shuman's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Paine misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right from Paine.
I was talking to Shuman's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Paine misses with some punches.
Paine lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Still in the clinch, Paine scores with a nice short uppercut.
Paine lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Shuman backwards.
Shuman drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Paine gets the underhooks and prevents it.
A body shot lands from Paine.
Shuman is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Paine lands with a left to the head.
Shuman dodges an elbow strike from Paine.
Paine lands with a right to the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Paine.
Paine throws a punch but it's blocked by Shuman.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Paine lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Shuman backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Shuman looking for a takedown.
Paine tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Shuman's elbow.
Paine throws a head punch that misses.
Paine scores with a hook to the body.
Paine swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Still in the clinch, Paine scores with a nice short uppercut.
Still in the clinch, Paine scores with a nice short uppercut.
Shuman has had enough of the clinch but Paine keeps him there for the moment.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Paine.
Paine digs a right hand into Shuman's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Shuman's gas tank.
Paine scores with a shoulder strike.
Paine makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Paine tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Paine throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Shumans head.

Shuman is rocked!
Shuman drops down looking for an ankle pick but Paine pulls his leg out and moves away.
Michael Paine seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Paine lands a slapping body shot.
Paine has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shuman moves out of range as Paine strikes.
Paine dips to his left and cracks Shuman with an uppercut!
Paine's corner calls for a 1-2. Paine obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Oh Shuman is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Paine throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Shuman on the side of the head.
Shuman walks straight into a right hand from Paine - that's dropped him! Paine jumps into mount and starts pounding away - can he finish?! More strikes go undefended and the referee has to dive in to save Shuman from any more punishment! Shuman complains about the stoppage but falls over as he tries to stand back up, so it was clearly a good stoppage.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:33 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Michael Paine!
Michael Paine seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: KFC 7: Shuman vs San Diego     
Date:   Mar 29, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Jaden Steve and Michael Paine. Steve comes into the arena with Perfect-Ed Sheeran blaring out of the sound system. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

169 cm
18
140 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
172 cm
25
145 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Cardio machine
Decent wrestler
Decent boxing
Heavy handed

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Sully's Bar & Grill

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jaden Steve!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, William Gold and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Steve lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Paine at a distance.
Steve misses with a two punch combination.
Paine takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Paine swings widly with a right hand
and Steve counters with a straight right hand.
Steve ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
A jab from Steve misses.
Paine takes one to the chin there.
Paine misses the jab.
Steve misses with a wild body shot.
Steve lands with a good body shot.
Steve lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Paine at a distance.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Steve lands with a cross.
Paine keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A big left from Paine misses.
Paine misses with a looping right.
Paine loads up on a big right hand but Steve slips the punch.
Steve connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Steve throws the left hand but Paine avoids the punch easily.
Paine scores with a nice right hand.
Steve throws a shot to the body.
Steve connects with a body shot that sends Paine's belly button to the back.
Steve scores with a jab to the body.
Steve definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Paine gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Steve connects with a body shot that sends Paine's belly button to the back.
Paine misses with an uppercut
and Steve counters with a right hand to the body.

Paine darts in and clinches Steve up against the cage.
Paine prevents a body shot from Steve.
Steve blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Steve makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Paine.
A head punch on the inside from Paine fails to land.
Paine tries to work over Steve's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Steve scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Paine misses with a punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Steve blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Paine misses with a hook from the clinch.
A nice left hand lands by Steve.
A right hook to the body lands for Paine.
Paine scores with a shoulder strike.
Paine throws a head punch that misses.
Paine tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Steve's elbow.
A body shot lands from Steve.
Steve misses with a punch on the inside.
Paine lands a hook to the side of the head.
Steve blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Paine has a couple of punches blocked by Steve.
Paine swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Steve working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Paine blocks an uppercut.
Steve blocks an uppercut.
Paine working aggressively here.
Paine scores with a nice hook to the head.
Paine working aggressively here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paine misses with a short punch on the inside.
Paine swings wildly with an uppercut but Steve uses good head movement to avoid it.
Paine misses with a short punch on the inside.
A nice left hand lands by Steve.
Steve misses with a punch on the inside.
Steve blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Paine swings wildly with an uppercut but Steve uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short right from Paine.
Paine lands a body shot in the clinch.
Paine lands a right hand that snaps the head of Steve backwards.
Paine misses with a hook to the ribs.
Steve throws a punch but it's blocked by Paine.
Paine throws a punch but it's blocked by Steve.
Steve lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Steve struggles to land a body shot inside as Paine controls his hands.
Steve fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Steve tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Steve tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Steve blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Steve tries to work over Paine's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Steve misses with a hook to the ribs.
Paine throws a head punch that misses.
Paine working aggressively here.
Steve misses with the head strike.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Paine misses with the head strike.
Steve lands with a short shot to the head.
Paine lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A nice right hand lands inside from Steve.
Paine has a couple of punches blocked by Steve.
Paine misses with some punches.
Steve tries a body shot but Paine blocks it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Steve lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Paine.
Paine swings wildly with an uppercut but Steve uses good head movement to avoid it.
Paine misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Steve misses with a punch on the inside.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Paine moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Steve connects with a single shot there.
Steve connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Paine momentarily.
We've been informed that Paine has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.
A big left from Paine misses.
Steve was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Steve is looking to wear down Paine with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Steve lands a head shot.
Nice defenses there by Paine.
Steve getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Paine takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Paine swings for the body but Steve moves out of range.
Paine scores with the left hand. Steve knows he should have avoided that one.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Steve takes one 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!
Steve missing with a left hand there. Paine was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A countering left hand to the body from Paine misses.
Paine walks into a stiff left hand from Steve.
Steve looks to throw the jab but Paine is out of range.
Steve scores with a body shot.
Paine throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Steve steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Paine.
Steve swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Steve lands a head shot.
Steve slips a jab from Paine.
Steve misses with the combination.
Steve bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Steve scores with the left hand. Paine knows he should have avoided that one.
Steve closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Steve misses with a wild body shot.
Steve swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Steve takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A telegraphed right hand from Paine misses the target.
Steve lands with a right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Paine tries to move into range but Steve moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

Paine is rocked!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Paine ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Steve moves away.
Paine is still on wobbly legs! Can Steve finish him?
Steve misses with a looping left.
Paine seems to have recovered his senses.
Steve misses the shot to the body.
Paine connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Steve lands with a nice combination. Paine backs away looking to recover.
Paine slips a straight right by Steve.
A decent looking cross lands there for Steve.
Steve misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Paine.
Paine throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Steve misses the shot to the body.
A big left from Steve misses.
Jaden Steve seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Paine ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Steve moves away.
Steve ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Paine moves away.
Steve connects with a nice looking jab.
Steve scores with a shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paine scores with a nice strike.
Paine ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Paine misses with a right hand
and Steve counters with a left to the body.
Paine misses with an uppercut.
Steve gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Paine.
Paine scores with the left hand. Steve knows he should have avoided that one.
Paine lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Paine scores with a decent looking hook.
A big left from Steve misses.
Paine on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Paine avoids the body shot from Steve.
Paine looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Steve is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Paine can do to turn this around?

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

Steve is rocked!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Paine steps in with a hook that catches Steve right on the chin and knocks him to the floor! Paine follows him down with more strikes and that's all she wrote! Steve looks absolutely devastated.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Michael Paine!
Jaden Steve spoke after the fight, saying 'I Want to kiss you slowly!'.
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RATING
81%

 

Event: KFC 4: Shuman vs Donaire     
Date:   Mar 11, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Angelo San Diego and Michael Paine. Angelo San Diego could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Michael Paine's chin.

166 cm
25
143 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
172 cm
25
145 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
KO power
Decent wrestler
Decent boxing
Heavy handed

Sully's Bar & Grill
Aspire Clothing

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Angelo San Diego!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Paine!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, James Atkins and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Paine moves into the clinch.
Paine lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of San Diego backwards.
Paine is working San Diego over against the cage.
San Diego is looking to break free of the clinch but Paine has double underhooks.
Paine fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
San Diego wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
San Diego is trying to break the clinch but Paine is controlling him.
San Diego can't break the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Paine.

San Diego pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
San Diego throws a jab when Paine was well out of range.
Paine tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but San Diego was well out of range. Poor timing from Paine.
San Diego was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
San Diego thuds a left hand into Paine's body.
San Diego avoids the body shot from Paine.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
San Diego looks to land a right hand but Paine moved out of range.
Paine is looking to clinch.
San Diego misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Paine.
San Diego misses the shot to the body.
Paine tries to counter with a clinch but San Diego shakes him off and moves away.
San Diego thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paine throws a good cross that connects.
San Diego stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
San Diego fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Paine manages to avoid it.

San Diego tries to keep at a distance but Paine has taken the fight into the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by San Diego.

San Diego breaks from the clinch.
San Diego keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
San Diego dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Paine tries to clinch up
and San Diego connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
San Diego misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Paine.
San Diego misses the shot to the body.
A big right from San Diego misses.
San Diego seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
San Diego cracks Paine with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Paine throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent San Diego stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Paine lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
San Diego jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Paine moves out of range as San Diego strikes.
Paine scores with a nice strike.
A looping hook to the body misses from San Diego. Paine does a little dance to reset his feet.
Decent striking displayed by San Diego there.

Paine gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
A short right from Paine on the inside.
Paine can't find room to land a body shot as San Diego controls the action.

San Diego breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
San Diego throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Nice defenses there by San Diego.
An attempted straight right counter from San Diego misses the target.
Paine lands the left hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
San Diego bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Paine's head backwards.
Paine throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

Paine clinches up with San Diego and pushes him back against the cage.
Paine throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Paine keeps the fight in the clinch, despite San Diego's efforts to push away.
Paine prevents San Diego from breaking the clinch.
San Diego can't break the clinch.

San Diego manages to break the clinch.
San Diego avoids the body shot from Paine.
A swing and a miss from Paine.
Paine throws a looping overhand right but San Diego ducks down to avoid it.
San Diego connects with a body shot that sends Paine's belly button to the back.
San Diego paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Paine throws a hook but San Diego blocks it.
Paine slips a jab from San Diego.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
San Diego misses with a looping right.
San Diego throws the left hand but Paine avoids the punch easily.
Paine on the wrong end of a nice jab.
San Diego 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!
Paine misses with a body shot.
A counter left hand to the body from San Diego misses its target.
San Diego misses with a body punch
and Paine counters with a straight right hand.
Paine steps to the side to avoid the strikes from San Diego.
San Diego throws a hook but Paine blocks it.
Paine thows a left - swing and a miss!
San Diego throws a shot to the body.
A big left from San Diego misses.
San Diego misses with a jab to the body
and Paine counters with a straight right hand.
San Diego misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Paine.
San Diego just misses with a punch 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 Angelo San Diego will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Paine takes a jab right on the kisser.
San Diego connects with a body shot that sends Paine's belly button to the back.
San Diego keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Paine.
Paine tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but San Diego was well out of range. Poor timing from Paine.
It looked like San Diego wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Paine misses the body punch
and San Diego counters with a left to the body.
Paine on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Paine jabs at San Diego's body.
Paine throws a combination but it was largely blocked by San Diego.
San Diego ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Nice body punch from San Diego.
San Diego dips to his left and cracks Paine with an uppercut!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Paine uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from San Diego.
Paine steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from San Diego.
Paine tries to close the distance and clinch up but San Diego swats him away and circles back towards the center.
San Diego moves away from the strike by Paine.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paine staying out of range there.
Paine let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Paine uses good head movement to avoid the hook from San Diego.
A little jabbing left from Paine on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
San Diego throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Paine sees it coming and avoids it easily.
San Diego is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Paine can do to turn this around?
San Diego misses with a looping right.
San Diego throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
San Diego is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Paine.
San Diego connects with a crisp jab.
Paine gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Paine throws a series of punches but San Diego moves out of range.
San Diego is looking to counter punch.
San Diego misses the shot to the body.
Paine slips a jab from San Diego.
Paine's hands are dropping dangerously low here and San Diego connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Paine scrambles back to his feet.
San Diego misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Paine.
San Diego throws a right hand that misses
and Paine counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Angelo San Diego is winning the standup battle so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
San Diego just misses with a punch to the body.
San Diego uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Paine.
San Diego fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Paine manages to avoid it.
Paine steps to the side to avoid the strikes from San Diego.
Paine doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Paine tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but San Diego was well out of range. Poor timing from Paine.
San Diego misses the shot to the body.
Paine swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Paine swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Paine 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.
San Diego changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
San Diego takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Paine misses with a telegraphed body shot
and San Diego counters with a right hand to the body.
San Diego is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Paine.
Paine comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
San Diego throws a looping overhand right but Paine ducks down to avoid it.
A little jabbing left from Paine on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paine takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Paine has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from San Diego finds it's way round the side to connect with Paine's head.
Paine looks to throw the jab but San Diego is out of range.
San Diego ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Paine moves away.
San Diego throws a lazy right hand but Paine sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Paine connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed San Diego momentarily.
San Diego stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Paine throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Paine takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Paine on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Paine moves out of range of the strikes.
Paine scores with a jab.
Angelo San Diego seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Paine misses with a shot to the body
and San Diego counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Paine thinking.
This has been an exciting period of action!
San Diego takes a swing at Paine's ribcage but misses.
San Diego misses with a hook
and Paine makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
San Diego avoids the body shot from Paine.
San Diego moves out of range as Paine strikes.
A shot to the body from San Diego misses
and Paine counters with a lovely shot to the body.
San Diego looks to land a left hand but Paine moved out of range nicely.
Paine drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Paine misses with a hook. San Diego ducked under it nicely.
Paine connects with a looping right hand.
San Diego throws a hook to the side of Paine's head but Paine sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Paine has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Paine swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Paine lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
San Diego looks to land a left hand but Paine moved out of range nicely.
Paine ducks down and throws a hook to the body but San Diego moves away.
Paine misses with a hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Angelo San Diego dominated that second round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


San Diego with a body punch. A glancing blow.
San Diego swings for the body but Paine moves out of range.
San Diego misses with a straight left.
Paine slips a jab from San Diego.
San Diego changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Paine throws a hook but San Diego blocks it.
San Diego avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
San Diego misses with a looping right.
A jab from San Diego finds it's way through Paine's defenses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Donk. San Diego catches Paine right on the button with a cross.
Paine fails in his attempt to clinch.
San Diego throws a shot to the body.
Paine misses with a body shot.
San Diego dips to his left and cracks Paine with an uppercut!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paine walks into a jab.
Paine defending well as San Diego loads up on a big left hand.
Paine tries to move into range but San Diego moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
San Diego takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Paine shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Good standup being displayed there by San Diego as he connects with a hook.
San Diego's corner calls for a 1-2. San Diego obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
San Diego throws a lazy right hand but Paine sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Paine let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Paine stuns San Diego with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Paine misses with a wild body shot.
Paine walks into a straight right hand from San Diego.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
San Diego misses with an uppercut.
San Diego misses the jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Paine uses good head movement to avoid the hook from San Diego.
Paine tries to counter by closing the distance.
Paine clobbers San Diego with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Paine slips under a jab.
San Diego throws a hook but Paine blocks it.
San Diego swings for the body but Paine moves out of range.
San Diego throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Paine missing with a left hand there. San Diego was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Paine throws a body punch but San Diego moves out of range.
San Diego sizes up Paine with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
San Diego works the jab nicely.
San Diego lands an overhand right.
Paine tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Michael Paine has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
San Diego fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Paine looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
San Diego keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
San Diego fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
San Diego looks to throw the jab but Paine is out of range.
Paine swings for the body but San Diego moves out of range.
San Diego works the jab nicely.
Paine misses with a looping left.
Paine takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Angelo San Diego is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
San Diego 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.
Paine wants to clinch up but San Diego keeps it at a distance.
San Diego scores with a punch to the head.
San Diego connects with a good right hand that stumbles Paine. Paine circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
A looping hook to the body misses from Paine. San Diego does a little dance to reset his feet.
Paine throws a body shot but no joy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice uppercut lands for San Diego. That snapped Paine's head back.
A jab from Paine misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Paine takes a shot to the body in his stride.
A left lands for San Diego.
Paine swings for the body but San Diego moves out of range.
Paine takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
San Diego avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
San Diego throws an overhand right that lands on Paine's shoulder, as Paine tries to avoid the shot.
San Diego fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Paine manages to avoid it.
Paine throws a jab but it's blocked by San Diego.
Paine takes one on the button.
Paine throws out a loose jab but San Diego uses good head movement to avoid it.
Paine throws a jab but it's blocked by San Diego.
San Diego is looking to counter punch.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 30:27
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 30:27
Judge William Gold scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Angelo San Diego!

Angelo San Diego made sure to mention his sponsor, Aspire Clothing in his post fight interview.
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G S C
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G S C G energy
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A | B
pop
A | B
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FIGHT
RATING
68%

 

 
 
 
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