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Event: ABW 162 Perez - Gustafson     
Date:   Sep 20, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kurt Verygood (ranked 590 p4p, 22 weight class) and Plu To Pi Fian (ranked 1607 p4p, 79 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Verygood might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Bring Pain. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

172 cm
24
140 lbs
15 - 4 - 0
165 cm
24
132 lbs
9 - 9 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

HELLBENT
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 15 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kurt Verygood!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Plu To Pi Fian!
The judges for this bout are Ben Zyskovitsi, Johanna Lukiainen and Matti Vanhoillinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Pi Fian throws a half hearted mid kick.
Pi Fian misses the shot to the body.
Verygood throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pi Fian is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Verygood fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Pi Fian works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Verygood waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Pi Fian.
Pi Fian throws a head kick that misses
and Verygood counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Pi Fian misses with a wild combination.
Pi Fian tries to bum rush Verygood with a series of wild strikes but Verygood uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pi Fian lands with a nice combination. Verygood backs away looking to recover.
Plu To Pi Fian seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Pi Fian lands a high kick!
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Pi Fian misses with an uppercut
and Verygood cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Pi Fian pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Pi Fian feints a jab promting Verygood to slip. Pi Fian then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Verygood slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pi Fian throws a lazy body kick
and Verygood counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

Pi Fian is rocked!
Pi Fian pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Pi Fian is still on wobbly legs! Can Verygood finish him?
Pi Fian throws a lazy body kick
and Verygood counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Pi Fian seems to have recovered his senses.
No joy there for Pi Fian, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Pi Fian fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Verygood is out of range.
Pi Fian throws a body kick that misses.
Verygood tries to counter by clinching up but Pi Fian breaks away and moves out of range.
Verygood avoids the head kick by Pi Fian.
Pi Fian throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Pi Fian misses with a wild combination.
Verygood looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Pi Fian tries a head kick but it misses.
Verygood throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Pi Fian misses with an uppercut. Verygood saw that one coming.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pi Fian misses with the body kick
and Verygood counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Pi Fian misses with a kick to the body
and Verygood connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Pi Fian lands with an uppercut that bounces Verygood off the cage and back into range.

Verygood darts in and clinches Pi Fian up against the cage.
Verygood working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Verygood gets through Pi Fian's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Verygood pushes Pi Fian back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

Verygood breaks from the clinch.
Verygood avoids the head kick by Pi Fian.
Pi Fian misses with a series of wild punches.
Verygood has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
A punch combination from Verygood misses.
Pi Fian scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pi Fian misses with a few strikes there.
Pi Fian swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
No joy there for Pi Fian, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
As Pi Fian looks to move away, Verygood throws a big counter combo but Pi Fian just gets out of the way.
Pi Fian misses with a head kick.
Pi Fian fails to land with a series of punches.
Pi Fian throws a body kick that misses

and Verygood counters with a crisp right hand that drops Pi Fian! Verygood lets Pi Fian back up to his feet, looking for a finish!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Verygood takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Verygood misses with a kick to the body.
Verygood avoids a punch combination nicely.
Pi Fian misses with a wild combination.
A quick step to the side and Verygood tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pi Fian throws a right hand that Verygood ducks under and follows up with a left that Verygood also avoids with ease.
Pi Fian on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Verygood is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Verygood closes the distance and clinches.
A head punch on the inside from Pi Fian fails to land.
Verygood can't find room to land a body shot as Pi Fian controls the action.
Pi Fian tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Verygood's elbow.
Verygood blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.

Verygood escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Pi Fian ducks under a wild hook from Verygood.
Verygood checks a leg kick nicely.
It looked like Verygood was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Pi Fian fakes the leg kick and cracks Verygood in the body.
Pi Fian tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Verygood was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Verygood scores with a jab to the jaw.
Verygood wants to clinch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Pi Fian keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Verygood loads up on a big right hand but Pi Fian slips the punch.
Kurt Verygood has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Pi Fian throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Verygood.
Verygood on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.

Verygood gets a clinch.
Verygood avoiding damage as Pi Fian throws knees to the body.
Verygood prevents a body shot from Pi Fian.
Pi Fian trying to land knees to the body.
A short right from Verygood on the inside.
Verygood misses with a punch to the body.
Verygood misses with a punch on the inside.
Pi Fian comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Pi Fian blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Verygood working aggressively here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pi Fian tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Verygood swings wildly with an uppercut but Pi Fian uses good head movement to avoid it.
Verygood misses with a short punch on the inside.
Verygood misses with a hook to the ribs.
Pi Fian blocks a body shot from Verygood.
Pi Fian tries to land knees in the clinch but Verygood avoids the damage to the body.
Verygood throws a head punch that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pi Fian blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short uppercut from Verygood.
Pi Fian tries to work over Verygood's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Pi Fian lands a good knee to the midsection. Verygood won't want to take too many of those.
Verygood tries to throw a body punch but Pi Fian avoids it by throwing Verygood back against the cage.
Verygood prevents a body shot from Pi Fian.
Kurt Verygood has scored more points in the clinch so far.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Verygood.
Pi Fian tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Verygood avoids it.
A head punch on the inside from Pi Fian fails to land.
Verygood misses with a hook from the clinch.
Pi Fian tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Verygood's elbow.
Pi Fian throws an elbow but it misses.
Pi Fian trying to land knees to the body.
Pi Fian tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Verygood fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Verygood misses with a short punch on the inside.
Pi Fian stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Verygood tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Verygood misses with some punches.
A shot in the inside from Verygood.
Pi Fian stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Pi Fian is leaning against Verygood and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pi Fian fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Verygood lands a hook that snaps the head of Pi Fian backwards.
Verygood prevents a body shot from Pi Fian.
Pi Fian misses with a short punch on the inside.
Pi Fian makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Verygood tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Verygood blocks a body shot from Pi Fian.
Verygood lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Verygood jumps guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Verygood has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Pi Fian can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Pi Fian with a flurry of punches that miss.
Pi Fian in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

Verygood throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!

Verygood has managed to work for a loose triangle. I think Pi Fian should be able to defend this one pretty easily though. Oh, Verygood has tightened it up now! Pi Fian should have reacted faster there - he's in big trouble and yes, he's tapped out! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:56 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Kurt Verygood!
Kurt Verygood thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: ABW 152 Verygood - Brahms     
Date:   Aug 14, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kurt Verygood (ranked 277 p4p, 5 weight class) and Johannes Brahms (ranked 1059 p4p, 36 weight class). Verygood comes to the cage accompanied by Bring Pain. Brahms has chosen Hungarian Dance as his entrance music. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

172 cm
24
140 lbs
15 - 3 - 0
169 cm
22
145 lbs
7 - 1 - 2
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

HELLBENT
Sin City Allstars

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 3 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 7 wins, 1 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Johannes Brahms!
The judges for this bout are Tarja Halkonen, Roosa Järviläinen and Marco Blurström.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brahms misses with a low kick as Verygood jumps back.
Brahms scores with a jab. Verygood acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Brahms scores with a sloppy right hand. Verygood should have avoided that one.
Verygood 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.
Verygood pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Verygood takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Brahms tried to score with a low kick but Verygood checks it.
It looked like Verygood wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Verygood takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Brahms 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.
Verygood tries to clinch up but Brahms circles away and keeps his distance.
Nice jab there from Brahms.
Brahms throws a right hand that misses
and Verygood counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

It looks like Johannes Brahms has been cut.
Brahms scores with a hook.
Verygood tries to move into range but Brahms moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Verygood takes a jab right on the kisser.
Verygood pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Brahms tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Brahms looks to land a body kick but Verygood moved away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brahms throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Verygood steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Brahms. That one must have hurt.
Brahms throws the kick towards the body but Verygood avoids it.
Brahms ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Brahms with the counter takedown but Verygood avoids it easily.
Kurt Verygood is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A telegraphed right hand from Verygood misses the target.
Brahms drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Verygood defends it well.
Brahms lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Brahms throws a leg kick that misses.
As Brahms tries to get set, Verygood tries to push him back and clinch up but Brahms manages to avoid the attempt.
Jab, jab by Brahms - just one landing.
Brahms scores with a nice head shot.

Brahms shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Verygood is trying is best to control the position here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Brahms.
Brahms throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Verygood trying to control from the bottom.
Verygood is staying active underneath Brahms, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Verygood has his hands clasped together around Brahms's back. He's all about the action.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Verygood trying to hold on to Brahms's head to control him but Brahms postures up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Verygood looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Verygood keeping control of the leg, stopping his opponent passing to mount.
Brahms drops an elbow to the side of Verygood's head.
Verygood is looking for a sweep. Brahms is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Brahms connects with a nice short shot to Verygood's temple.

Verygood looking for submissions off his back.
Verygood is looking to control Brahms's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Verygood avoid being mounted?

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verygood blocking the ground and pound attempt from Brahms.
Brahms is just content to waste time from the top position. Verygood takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard.
Verygood controls Brahms momentarily but Brahms frees himself.
Verygood looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Verygood has momentary wrist control but Brahms slips an elbow through the middle.
Verygood working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Brahms.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Verygood waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Brahms.
Brahms with the counter takedown but Verygood avoids it easily.
Brahms pushes Verygood away with a front kick.
Brahms fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Verygood has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Brahms misses with a series of wild punches.
Verygood throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Johannes Brahms seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Verygood scores with the left hand. Brahms knows he should have avoided that one.
Brahms misses with an uppercut
and Verygood counters with a nice uppercut.
Brahms looks to land a right hand but Verygood moved out of range.
Brahms misses with a hook. Verygood ducked under it nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brahms scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Verygood doesn't seem bothered though.
Brahms throws a body punch but Verygood moves out of range.
Verygood bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Verygood swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Brahms scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Verygood doesn't seem bothered though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood looks to land a right hand but Brahms moved out of range.
Brahms changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Brahms scores with a nice strike.
Verygood stuffs the takedown attempt from Brahms. Brahms gets slowly back to his feet.
Brahms throws a jab but it's blocked by Verygood.
Brahms thuds his shin into the meat of Verygood's side.
Brahms missing with a left hand there. Verygood was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
It looked like Verygood wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Brahms keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Brahms looks to land a right hand but Verygood moved out of range.
Verygood checks the leg kick nicely there.
Brahms throws the left hand but Verygood avoids the punch easily.
A chopping leg kick lands by Brahms.
Brahms lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brahms scoring well with a low kick there.
Jab, jab by Brahms - just one landing.
Brahms has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Brahms swings for the body but Verygood moves out of range.
Verygood tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Brahms manages to circle out of the way.
Verygood tries to clinch but Brahms is having none of it.
Verygood moves out of range as Brahms strikes.
Verygood was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Brahms fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Verygood.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Brahms lands a jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Brahms misses the target.
Brahms lands a lovely overhand right.
Brahms misses with a body shot
enabling Verygood to counter with a crisp jab.
Johannes Brahms seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Verygood is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Brahms throws a body shot but no joy.
Verygood swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Good shot there by Brahms.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brahms throws an overhand right that lands on Verygood's shoulder, as Verygood tries to avoid the shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Verygood.
Verygood takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Brahms tries to score with a low kick but Verygood moves his leg out of the way.
Verygood keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Brahms.
Brahms moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Verygood moves out of range as Brahms throws a body kick.
An attempted straight right counter from Verygood misses the target.
Verygood is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Brahms bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Brahms bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Verygood's head backwards.
A good leg kick by Brahms.
Brahms misses with a wild body shot.
Brahms looks to land a right hand but Verygood moved out of range.
Brahms throws a body kick that misses.
Verygood checks a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brahms throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Nice shot by Brahms.
Brahms lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead 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!
Verygood ducks under a wild hook from Brahms.

Brahms darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Verygood keeping hold of Brahms's head, controlling as best he can.
Brahms misses with a head shot. Verygood uses the momentum to regain guard.
Verygood seems keen to control Brahms's posture.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Johannes Brahms showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Johannes Brahms's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Verygood moves out of range of the body kick from Brahms.
Verygood throws a quick counter kick to the body but Brahms avoids it.
Kurt Verygood has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Brahms buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Brahms.
Brahms throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Verygood sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Brahms finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Verygood throws a big counter combination but Brahms scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Brahms comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Brahms throws a hook but Verygood avoids it easily.
As Brahms looks to move away, Verygood throws a big counter combo but Brahms just gets out of the way.
Brahms shoots in for a takedown but Verygood shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Brahms dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verygood takes a swing at Brahms's ribcage but misses.
Brahms scores with a nice right hand.
Verygood tries to land a leg kick but Brahms saw it coming and moves away.
Brahms has a takedown stuffed.
A little feinted left hand from Verygood on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Brahms.
Verygood stuffs the takedown.
Kurt Verygood has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Johannes Brahms.
Verygood looks to throw the jab but Brahms is out of range.
Brahms ducks under a wild hook from Verygood.
Verygood scores with a jab to the head.
Verygood sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Verygood avoids a kick to the body.
Brahms tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Brahms misses the jab.
Verygood was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Verygood digs a good hook to Brahms's body.
Brahms scores with a push kick.
Verygood scores with the left hand. Brahms knows he should have avoided that one.
Verygood is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Brahms looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Verygood walks into a jab.
Verygood lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.

Brahms drives through with a takedown into Verygood's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Verygood is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.

Verygood looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Brahms has picked Verygood up and slammed him! Verygood can't keep hold of the triangle and Brahms manages to pass to side control!
Verygood is looking to regain half guard here but Brahms keeps moving and retains side control.
Verygood wants to control but Brahms postures up.
Brahms grinds an elbow into Verygood's temple.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brahms creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Verygood sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Verygood is looking for a sweep.
Verygood takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
Sloppy strikes there by Brahms.
Verygood tries to improve position but can't.
You can see the frustration on Verygood's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Brahms trying to control the position but Verygood is working away.
Brahms working away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The ground and pound from Brahms seems to be hitting the mat more than his opponent.
Verygood is trying to control Brahms's posture but Brahms avoids it.
Brahms controlling the position from side mount.
Brahms throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Johannes Brahms has got the better of the ground game so far.
Verygood keeps Brahms under control for a moment.
Brahms working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
Brahms working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
Verygood struggling a bit here.
Verygood is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Brahms is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Johannes Brahms really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Johannes Brahms's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Verygood swings for the body but Brahms moves out of range.
Good leg kick by Brahms there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Verygood just misses with a punch to the body.
The fight stays on the outside here - Verygood looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Verygood missing with a left hand there. Brahms was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Brahms throws a low kick but Verygood avoids it.
Verygood throws a front kick aimed at Brahms's knee but Brahms avoids it well.
Verygood has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Verygood there as he acknowledges the shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brahms throws a jab when Verygood was well out of range.
Nice defenses there by Brahms.
Brahms changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Brahms scores with a hook.
A jab from Brahms does it's job there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brahms tries for a takedown but Verygood circles away easily
and Verygood counters with a straight right hand.
The fighters circle momentarily. Brahms darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Good standup being displayed there by Brahms as he connects with a hook.
Nice body punch from Brahms.
Brahms throws a combination that misses
and Verygood counters with a left to the body.
A slow jab from Verygood misses its intended target.
Brahms fails to land the takedown.
Verygood throwing a counter right hand but Brahms manages to avoid it.
Verygood looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Verygood has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Brahms.
Verygood throws a body shot but no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood throws a lazy right hand but Brahms sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Brahms fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Verygood takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

Verygood gets a clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Brahms.
Verygood lands a body punch in the clinch.
Verygood pushes Brahms back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A left hand lands to the body for Brahms.
Brahms misses with the head strike.
Verygood tries a body shot but Brahms blocks it.
Verygood throws a punch but it's blocked by Brahms.
Verygood misses with the head strike.
Verygood misses with a punch on the inside.
Verygood lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Brahms misses with a punch to the body.

Verygood pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Verygood on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Brahms. Brahms obviously looking to wear him down.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brahms throws out a loose jab but Verygood uses good head movement to avoid it.
Verygood on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Brahms is looking to slow Verygood down with leg kicks.

Brahms changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Verygood looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Brahms working away.
Brahms is trying to ground and pound but Verygood uses the momentary lack of control by Brahms to regain half guard.

Verygood looking for submissions off his back.

Verygood looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brahms is looking to take a break and control but Verygood is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Brahms looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Verygood trying to control from the bottom.
Verygood is looking for a sweep. Brahms is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Verygood is controlling Brahms's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Verygood wants to improve his position but Brahms is controlling well.
Verygood trying to control but Brahms postures up.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Johannes Brahms dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Johannes Brahms's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Brahms connects with a body shot.
Brahms dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Verygood. That did some damage!
Brahms scores with a hook.
Verygood throws a predictable looking body shot

and Brahms counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Verygood is controlling Brahms's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Brahms wants to free his trapped foot but Verygood is holding on for dear life with his legs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brahms is thwarting Verygood's attempts to control the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood has his hands clasped together around Brahms's back. He's all about the action.
Verygood is looking to control Brahms's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Verygood avoid being mounted?
Brahms not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Verygood wants to control the action here but instead Brahms manages to pass to full mount!
Verygood wants to control but Brahms is having none of it.
Brahms wants to control the pace but Verygood is squirming around nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Verygood looks out of his depth in this position - he's holding on tight.
Brahms breaks from Verygood's wrist control and lands an elbow.
Verygood tries to hold on but Brahms postures up.
Brahms blocks Verygood's feeble attempts to strike from the bottom.
Verygood tries to hold on but Brahms pushes him away.
Brahms raining down shots from the mount!
Verygood working to try and regain half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood tries to hold on but Brahms postures up.
The referee warns Verygood that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.
Brahms raining down shots from the mount!
Johannes Brahms is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Verygood tries to hold on but Brahms pushes him away.
Verygood throwing hammer fists to the chest of Brahms. What's that going to do exactly?
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Brahms controlling his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brahms blocks Verygood's feeble attempts to strike from the bottom.
Verygood tries to hold on but Brahms pushes him away.
Verygood tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Brahms working the ground and pound effectively.
Verygood is looking to improve his position but Brahms isn't that keen on the idea.
The crowd growing excited in anticipation of a finish here! Right on cue, Brahms cracks his opponent with a massive right hand that draws loud cheers!
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Brahms blocks Verygood's feeble attempts to strike from the bottom.
Verygood wants to try and get back to his feet.
Brahms with a couple of short strikes.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Tarja Halkonen scores the fight 44:50
Judge Roosa Järviläinen scores the fight 44:50
Judge Marco Blurström scores the fight 44:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Johannes Brahms!

Johannes Brahms is the new bantamweight champion!
During a confident post fight interview, Johannes Brahms thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: ABW 145 Verygood - Penn     
Date:   Jul 17, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kurt Verygood (ranked 400 p4p, 11 weight class) and BJ Penn (ranked 896 p4p, 32 weight class). Verygood comes to the cage accompanied by Bring Pain. Penn is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Justin Bieber ft. Ariana Grande - Let Me Think Bout You. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

172 cm
24
140 lbs
14 - 3 - 0
170 cm
24
140 lbs
12 - 4 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

Sully's Bar & Grill

Sin City Allstars



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 3 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 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, BJ Penn!
The judges for this bout are Marco Blurström, Tarja Halkonen and Johanna Lukiainen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Penn walks into a jab.
Kurt Verygood seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Penn misses with an uppercut.
It appears Verygood was looking to counter with a kick there.
Penn misses with a right hand
and Verygood counters with a nice uppercut.
Verygood tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Verygood waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Penn.
A big right from Penn misses.
Verygood definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verygood scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Penn moves out of range as Verygood strikes.
Penn looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Verygood misses with an uppercut. Penn saw that one coming.
Penn looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Penn throws a right hand that misses
and Penn takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Verygood scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Verygood misses with a right hand
and Penn counters with a stiff right hand.
A decent looking cross lands there for Verygood.

Penn is rocked!
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
Verygood drops Penn with a straight left! Oh this is bad for Penn! Verygood dives in and starts dropping bombs - the referee has no choice but to step in and save him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:44 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Kurt Verygood!
Kurt Verygood retains his bantamweight title!
An out of breath Kurt Verygood thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: ABW 137 Verygood - Tanaka     
Date:   Jun 12, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kurt Verygood (ranked 754 p4p, 29 weight class) and Nobunaga Tanaka (ranked 468 p4p, 15 weight class). Verygood comes to the cage accompanied by Bring Pain. I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

172 cm
23
142 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
170 cm
24
140 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Excellent grappler
Lethal high kicks
Heavy handed

Sully's Bar & Grill

Conviction



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 13 wins, 3 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 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Nobunaga Tanaka!
The judges for this bout are Ben Zyskovitsi, Matti Vanhoillinen and Johanna Lukiainen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A jab from Verygood misses.
Verygood keeps the fight on the outside.
Verygood was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Verygood seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Nobunaga Tanaka seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Verygood avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Verygood swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Verygood avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Tanaka has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Verygood is landing a low percentage of strikes.

Tanaka clinches up against the cage.
Verygood lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Verygood misses with a hook from the clinch.
Verygood misses with a punch on the inside.

Tanaka decides to pull guard.
Verygood trying to control the position from guard on top but Tanaka is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verygood controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

Tanaka has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Verygood can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Verygood is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood looking to sit in guard and control but Tanaka gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Tanaka tries to free his leg and advance position but Verygood is retaining full guard.
Tanaka throws a big right hand that misses.
Verygood is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Verygood keeping moving, preventing Tanaka from controlling successfully.
Verygood pulls Tanaka in to control the position.
Tanaka trying to control the position from guard on top but Verygood is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Verygood avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Verygood pulls Tanaka in close to his closed guard and prevents Tanaka from doing any damage or advancing position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood trying to control the position.
Verygood avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Verygood holds on and takes a little breather.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Tanaka sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Verygood's guard.
Verygood wants to control but Tanaka is keeping busy.
Tanaka scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Tanaka trying to mount his opponent but Verygood defends it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Tanaka keeps trying to improve his position.

Verygood looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Verygood wants to get back to full guard.
Verygood is looking to control Tanaka's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Verygood avoid being mounted?
Verygood desperately trying to maintain half guard.
Verygood is trying to control but can't.
Tanaka works his foot free and advances to mount.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Verygood wants to hold on but Tanaka pushes him away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verygood looks out of his depth in this position - he's holding on tight.
Verygood is trying desperately to improve position.
Verygood wants to control but Tanaka is having none of it.
Tanaka wants to control the pace but Verygood is squirming around nicely.
Tanaka lands a couple of nice shots there from mount.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Tanaka working the ground and pound effectively.

Tanaka goes for an armbar but he's not got it… Verygood turns into him and now he's in Tanaka's guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Verygood throws out a loose jab but Tanaka uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tanaka tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Verygood was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Verygood swats away the attempt to clinch by Tanaka.
Tanaka tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Verygood counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

Tanaka moves into the clinch successfully.
Tanaka prevents a body shot from Verygood.
Verygood lands a left hand.
Tanaka has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Verygood throws a punch but it's blocked by Tanaka.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verygood misses with a hook to the ribs.
Verygood lands an uppercut.
Verygood is trying to break free.
Verygood working aggressively here.

Tanaka lands a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Tanaka tries to pass the half guard into mount. Verygood knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Tanaka is working away from the top position though.

Tanaka is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Tanaka sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Verygood defending well though.
Verygood is controlling Tanaka's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Verygood trying to hold on to Tanaka's head to control him but Tanaka postures up.
Verygood manages to get to full guard.
Nobunaga Tanaka has got the better of the ground game so far.
Tanaka postures up in Verygood's guard and throws a big left but Verygood blocks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Verygood has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Verygood not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Tanaka trying to control the position from guard on top but Verygood is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Verygood controlling Tanaka's posture.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Verygood not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Tanaka trying to control but Verygood is working from the bottom.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Kurt Verygood is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Tanaka tries to clinch but Verygood moves out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Verygood on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

Tanaka takes the fight into the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood misses with the head strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tanaka.
Verygood misses with a short punch on the inside.
Verygood swings wildly with an uppercut but Tanaka uses good head movement to avoid it.
Verygood fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Verygood lands a left hand.
Tanaka holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Verygood swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Verygood swings wildly with an uppercut but Tanaka uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tanaka is struggling to control the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tanaka has Verygood pressed against the cage, preventing Verygood from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Verygood misses with a hook from the clinch.
Verygood working aggressively here.
Tanaka is trying to pull guard but Verygood has him pressed against the cage.
Tanaka blocking some punches.
Verygood softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Verygood misses with a punch on the inside.
Tanaka blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tanaka fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Verygood tries to work over Tanaka's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Tanaka just leaning against Verygood, taking a breather.
Verygood working aggressively here.
Verygood softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Tanaka blocks an uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kurt Verygood dominated that second round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.



Verygood tries to keep at a distance but Tanaka has taken the fight into the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Verygood fails to land.
Verygood throws a punch but it's blocked by Tanaka.
Verygood swings wildly with an uppercut but Tanaka uses good head movement to avoid it.
Verygood throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tanakas head.
Verygood lands with a right to the head.
Verygood swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Verygood misses with a body punch.
Tanaka fails to pull the fight into his guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verygood pushes Tanaka back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tanaka scores with a shot to the side of Verygood's head.
Verygood tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tanaka's elbow.
Verygood is looking to break free of the clinch but Tanaka has double underhooks.
Tanaka jumps guard but Verygood turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tanaka.
Verygood misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tanaka blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tanaka effectively controlling the action here.
Tanaka blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tanaka.
Verygood scores with a shot to the side of Tanaka's head.
Verygood tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Verygood scores with an uppercut up the middle.

Verygood's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Verygood looks to score with a jab to the body but Tanaka is just out of range.
Tanaka tries to clinch but Verygood is having none of it.
Verygood throws a body punch but Tanaka moves out of range.
Tanaka misses with a jab to the body
and Verygood counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Tanaka forces Verygood back against the cage and clinches.
Tanaka taking a breather.
Verygood throws a punch but it's blocked by Tanaka.
Verygood struggles to land a body shot inside as Tanaka controls his hands.
Verygood tries to work over Tanaka's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Verygood doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Verygood fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tanaka is pushing Verygood up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Tanaka blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Verygood can't find room to land a body shot as Tanaka controls the action.
Verygood working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Tanaka blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Verygood misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Verygood fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tanaka stalling the fight.
Verygood fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Tanaka successfully pulls guard.
Verygood trying to control but Tanaka is working from the bottom.

Tanaka is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Verygood defends well.
Verygood stopping the sweep attempt from Tanaka.
Verygood wants to control from the top but Tanaka keeps moving.
Verygood slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Tanaka is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Verygood defends well.
Verygood is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Tanaka had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Verygood defends it easily.
Verygood trying to control the position from guard on top but Tanaka is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kurt Verygood clearly takes that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Tanaka uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Verygood.
Tanaka throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Verygood's waist but Verygood gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Tanaka off to one side.
Tanaka has a takedown stuffed.
Tanaka walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Nice body punch from Verygood.
Tanaka tries to clinch up but Verygood circles away and keeps his distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verygood throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Tanaka connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Verygood sizes up Tanaka with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Tanaka is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Verygood was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tanaka tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Verygood was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Verygood comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.

Tanaka has Verygood up against the cage in a clinch.
Verygood misses with a hook from the clinch.

Tanaka jumps guard and drags Verygood to the mat. He's obviously going to be looking for submissions off his back.
Verygood preventing the sweep.
Tanaka being controlled here, momentarily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tanaka trying to keep a closed guard but Verygood is proving a slippery customer.
Verygood slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Tanaka is looking to clinch.
Verygood takes a swing at Tanaka's ribcage but misses.
Verygood avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Verygood was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood misses with some punches.
Verygood misses with the head strike.
Verygood lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tanaka throws a head punch that misses.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Tanaka.
Tanaka tries to throw a body punch but Verygood avoids it by throwing Tanaka back against the cage.

Verygood's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Tanaka is looking to clinch but Verygood is avoiding it.

Tanaka closes the distance and pushes Verygood back into the cage.
Tanaka blocking some punches.

Tanaka pulls guard.
Verygood slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Verygood trying to control the position from guard on top but Tanaka is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tanaka wants to sweep here but Verygood controlling him for the moment.

Tanaka is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Verygood defends well.
Verygood sitting in guard here, content to control.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Tanaka looking to hit a scissor sweep but Verygood is one step ahead there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kurt Verygood had his way with Nobunaga Tanaka in that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Tanaka keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kurt Verygood is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Tanaka tries to clinch but Verygood moves out of range.
Tanaka throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Verygood's waist but Verygood gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Tanaka off to one side.
Verygood connects with a good right hand that stumbles Tanaka. Tanaka circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Verygood misses with an uppercut. Tanaka saw that one coming.
Tanaka takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Tanaka keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Verygood.
Tanaka is looking to clinch but Verygood is avoiding it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verygood misses with an uppercut. Tanaka saw that one coming.
Tanaka tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Verygood paws at him with a jab and circles away.

Tanaka closes the distance and pushes Verygood back into the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood has a couple of punches blocked by Tanaka.
Verygood swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tanaka slowing the pace effectively.
Tanaka jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Verygood walks away with a smile on his face. Tanaka gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Tanaka takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Verygood cracks Tanaka with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Tanaka moves to clinch but Verygood breaks away
and Verygood makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Nobunaga Tanaka has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tanaka throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tanaka moves in looking to clinch but Verygood pushes him off.
Tanaka moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Verygood circles away from the clinch attempt
and Tanaka takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Verygood comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Tanaka tries to clinch there but Verygood circles away.
Tanaka looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Kurt Verygood has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Nobunaga Tanaka.
That kick from Tanaka tenderised Verygood's leg. Verygood is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tanaka closes the distance but Verygood moves to the side
and Verygood counters with a straight right hand.

Tanaka moves into the clinch successfully.
Tanaka displaying some good clinch control by pressing Verygood up against the cage.
Tanaka misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Verygood struggles to land a body shot inside as Tanaka controls his hands.
Tanaka tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Verygood just stands there and leans against the cage.
Tanaka tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Verygood just stands there and leans against the cage.
Tanaka tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Verygood blocks an uppercut.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Tanaka throws a punch but it's blocked by Verygood.

Tanaka manages to pull guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kurt Verygood showed his dominance in that final round.
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 Ben Zyskovitsi scores the fight 49:46
Judge Matti Vanhoillinen scores the fight 49:46
Judge Johanna Lukiainen scores the fight 49:46

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

Kurt Verygood retains his bantamweight title!
After winning the bout, Kurt Verygood thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: ABW 128 Verygood - Murhaa II     
Date:   May 08, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kurt Verygood (ranked 472 p4p, 22 weight class) and Paul Murhaa (ranked 281 p4p, 12 weight class). Verygood comes to the cage accompanied by Bring Pain. I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

172 cm
23
145 lbs
13 - 2 - 0
169 cm
23
145 lbs
13 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kurt Verygood!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Paul Murhaa!
The judges for this bout are Johanna Lukiainen, Matti Vanhoillinen and Marco Blurström.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Murhaa throws a leg kick
and Verygood cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Murhaa lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Verygood ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Verygood misses with an uppercut. Murhaa saw that one coming.
Verygood avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Verygood is looking to counter punch.
Verygood wants to land a leg kick but Murhaa is out of range.
Murhaa was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Verygood seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Murhaa uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Verygood.
Verygood moves out of range of the body kick from Murhaa.
Verygood swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Murhaa.
Verygood throws a series of punches but Murhaa avoids them all with ease.
Murhaa throws a body shot but no joy.
Murhaa jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Verygood lands an overhand right.
Verygood lands with a shot to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Verygood looks to score with a jab to the body but Murhaa is just out of range.
Kurt Verygood seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Verygood changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Verygood throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Murhaa stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Verygood ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Murhaa moves away.
Verygood throws a shot to the body.
A slow jab from Verygood misses its intended target.
Verygood moves out of range as Murhaa strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood throws a jab when Murhaa was well out of range.
Murhaa tries to move into range but Verygood moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
A telegraphed right hand from Verygood misses the target.
Murhaa swings for the body but Verygood moves out of range.
Verygood moves out of range of the strikes.
Murhaa loads up on a big right hand but Verygood slips the punch.
Murhaa displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Verygood throws out the jab.
Murhaa throws a nice inside leg kick.
Murhaa throws a chopping leg kick but Verygood manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Murhaa throws a body kick that misses.
Verygood is looking to counter punch.
Murhaa throws a big shot that misses.
A slow jab from Verygood misses its intended target.
Verygood thows a left - swing and a miss!
Murhaa looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Verygood misses with a straight left.
Verygood digs a good body shot into Murhaa's ribs.
A looping hook to the body misses from Murhaa. Verygood does a little dance to reset his feet.
Verygood throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Murhaa on the side of the head.
Murhaa keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Verygood.
Verygood looks to land a right hand but Murhaa moved out of range.
Verygood misses with a wild body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Murhaa misses with an uppercut.
Murhaa uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Verygood.
A punch combination from Murhaa misses.
It looked like Verygood was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Murhaa.
Murhaa misses with a body kick.
Verygood misses with a straight left.
Verygood connects with a single shot there.
Verygood moves out of range of the body kick from Murhaa.
Murhaa throws a shot from downtown. Verygood moves away and avoids it.
Murhaa tests Verygood's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Verygood looks to land a right hand but Murhaa moved out of range.
Murhaa doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

Verygood has managed to clinch.
Verygood swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Murhaa is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Nice body punch from Verygood - that landed with a thud.
Murhaa goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Murhaa swings wildly with an uppercut but Verygood uses good head movement to avoid it.
Verygood working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Murhaa lands a right hand that snaps the head of Verygood backwards.
Murhaa misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa looking to stall.
A head punch on the inside from Verygood fails to land.
Murhaa lands with a light punch inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Murhaa.
Murhaa lands with a light punch inside.
Verygood struggles to land a body shot inside as Murhaa controls his hands.
Murhaa softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Verygood creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Verygood working aggressively here.
A short uppercut from Murhaa.
Murhaa misses with the head strike.
Verygood working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Verygood can't find room to land a body shot as Murhaa controls the action.
A head punch on the inside from Verygood fails to land.
Murhaa blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Murhaa lands a right hand.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Verygood throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Murhaas head.
Murhaa throws a head punch that misses.
Murhaa lands a nice uppercut.
Murhaa gets through Verygood's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Verygood.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verygood misses with a hook from the clinch.
Verygood lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Murhaa backwards.
Verygood can't find room to land a body shot as Murhaa controls the action.
Murhaa misses with the head strike.
Verygood blocking some punches.
Verygood working aggressively here.
Verygood is trying to break free.
A nice left hand lands by Murhaa.
A short uppercut from Verygood.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Verygood creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Verygood tries to pull guard but Murhaa holds him up against the cage and eventually Verygood drops back down to his feet.
Murhaa working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Murhaa lands a hook to the side of the head.
Verygood blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Murhaa scores with a nice hook to the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Verygood misses with some punches.
Verygood lands a shoulder strike.
Verygood tries to work over Murhaa's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Murhaa.
A nice right hand lands inside from Murhaa.
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.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Murhaa 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.
Kurt Verygood is winning the standup battle so far.
Murhaa misses with a straight left.
Murhaa misses with a shot to the body
and Verygood counters with a right hand to the body.
Murhaa throws a body shot but no joy.
Verygood throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Murhaa avoids the body shot from Verygood.
Verygood changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Murhaa moves out of range of the strikes.
Verygood lands with a straight right. Murhaa didn't see that one coming.
Murhaa bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Verygood throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Verygood takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Verygood missing with a left hand there. Murhaa was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Verygood ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verygood takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Verygood uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Murhaa.
Verygood slips a jab from Murhaa.
Nice body punch from Verygood.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Murhaa lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Verygood digs a good body shot into Murhaa's ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Verygood throws a hook but Murhaa blocks it.
Murhaa slips a jab from Verygood.
Murhaa is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Murhaa changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Murhaa lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Murhaa avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
An inside leg kick from Murhaa misses.
Verygood misses with an uppercut.
Murhaa uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Verygood has time to react.
Verygood moves in looking to clinch but Murhaa pushes him off.
Verygood ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Verygood connects with the punch.
Murhaa takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Verygood swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Verygood throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Verygood misses with a looping right.
Nice defenses there by Murhaa.
Verygood throws a hook but Murhaa avoids it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa cracks Verygood with a good jab.
A lazy left from Verygood finds it's target.
Verygood keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Murhaa throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.

Murhaa has Verygood up against the cage in a clinch.
Verygood scores with a shot to the side of Murhaa's head.
A short right from Murhaa on the inside.
Verygood pushes Murhaa back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Murhaa doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Murhaa blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Verygood throws a punch but it's blocked by Murhaa.

Verygood breaks the clinch.
Murhaa looks to throw the jab but Verygood is out of range.
Verygood lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Murhaa slips a straight right by Verygood.
The fight stays on the outside here - Verygood looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Verygood steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Murhaa.
Murhaa scores with a jab to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood throws a body punch but Murhaa moves out of range.
Verygood thuds his right hand into Murhaa's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Verygood throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Murhaa takes a swing at Verygood's ribcage but misses.
Verygood misses with a wild body shot.
Verygood throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Murhaa throws a jab when Verygood was well out of range.
Verygood comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Murhaa lands with an uppercut that bounces Verygood off the cage and back into range.
Murhaa throws the left hand but Verygood avoids the punch easily.
Murhaa throws a jab but it's blocked by Verygood.
Murhaa scores with a crisp jab that stopped Verygood in his tracks.

Murhaa takes the fight into the clinch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Murhaa.
Murhaa is working Verygood over against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Murhaa.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Verygood.
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!
Murhaa stalling against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Murhaa tries to stall but Verygood uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Verygood fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Murhaa lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Verygood backwards.
Verygood blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Verygood lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Murhaa lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Verygood tries to break the clinch but Murhaa is controlling the position.
Murhaa misses with some punches.
Verygood is trying to pull guard but Murhaa has him pressed against the cage.
Verygood blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Verygood fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Murhaa scores with a shot to the side of Verygood's head.
Murhaa lands with a left to the head.
Verygood misses with a short punch on the inside.
Paul Murhaa seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Verygood working aggressively here.
Murhaa digs a right hand into Verygood's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Verygood's gas tank.
Murhaa lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Verygood misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa lands a nice uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Paul Murhaa will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Murhaa connects with a leg kick. Verygood looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Verygood misses with a wild body shot.
Murhaa works Verygood's body with a nice hook.
Murhaa lands a jab to Verygood's midsection.
Murhaa with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Verygood jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Murhaa doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Murhaa looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Verygood was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Verygood ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
As Murhaa tries to get set, Verygood tries to push him back and clinch up but Murhaa manages to avoid the attempt.
Murhaa scores with a jab to the head.
A big left from Verygood misses.
Verygood lands an overhand right.
Verygood swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Murhaa counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Murhaa lands a nice looking body shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Verygood doesn't manage to clinch there - Murhaa circles away.
Verygood lands with a cross.
Verygood takes a swing at Murhaa's ribcage but misses.
Murhaa throws a looping overhand right but Verygood ducks down to avoid it.
Verygood ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.

Verygood has managed to clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood misses with some punches.
Verygood working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Verygood fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Murhaa scores with a nice hook to the head.
Murhaa lands an uppercut.
Verygood tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Murhaa's elbow.
Murhaa doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch on the inside from Murhaa fails to land.
Verygood tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Verygood throws a head punch that misses.
Murhaa throws a punch but it's blocked by Verygood.
Verygood tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Verygood makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Murhaa takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Murhaa throws a punch but it's blocked by Verygood.
Murhaa misses with a body punch.

Verygood ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Verygood no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.
Verygood pulls Murhaa in close to prevent any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Verygood is adopting a defensive guard.
Murhaa controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Verygood pulls Murhaa in close to prevent any damage.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Murhaa keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Murhaa walks into a jab.
Murhaa tries to move into range but Verygood moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Verygood misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Murhaa.
Verygood moves out of range of the body kick from Murhaa.
Verygood misses the shot to the body.
Murhaa lands a really nice looking cross but Verygood seems unphased.
Murhaa dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A big left from Murhaa misses.
Murhaa moves away from the strike by Verygood.
And Murhaa responds with a good body kick, but Verygood manages to step out the way in time.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Murhaa.
Murhaa pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Murhaa misses with a few strikes there.
A cross from Murhaa lands.
Verygood ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Verygood.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Verygood walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Verygood misses the jab.
Murhaa walks into a jab.
Murhaa throws a shot from downtown. Verygood moves away and avoids it.
Verygood takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
A telegraphed right hand from Verygood misses the target.
Verygood lands a jab.
Murhaa throws out a loose jab but Verygood uses good head movement to avoid it.
Murhaa just misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Murhaa keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Murhaa avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Paul Murhaa really dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Nice uppercut lands for Verygood. That snapped Murhaa's head back.
Murhaa closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Murhaa avoids the body shot from Verygood.
Verygood throws a jab but it's blocked by Murhaa.
Murhaa scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Verygood throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Verygood keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Verygood misses the jab.
Murhaa blocks a jab.
Murhaa has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Verygood missing with a left hand there. Murhaa was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Murhaa takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Murhaa throws a right hand that Verygood ducks under and follows up with a left that Verygood also avoids with ease.
Good standup being displayed there by Murhaa as he connects with a hook.
A head kick misses from Murhaa.
Verygood swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Murhaa wants to clinch.

Verygood takes the fight into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Verygood.
Murhaa blocking some punches.
Verygood lands an uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Verygood fails to land.
Verygood blocking some punches.
Murhaa tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Verygood tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Murhaa throws a head punch that misses.
Murhaa misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa stalls.
Verygood misses with a short punch on the inside.
Verygood throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Murhaa tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Murhaa's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A nice right hand lands inside from Murhaa.
Verygood gets through Murhaa's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa blocks an uppercut.
Verygood tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Murhaa can't find room to land a body shot as Verygood controls the action.
Verygood blocks an uppercut.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Murhaa.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Murhaa prevents a body shot from Verygood.
Murhaa tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Murhaa lands a body shot in the clinch.
Verygood misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Verygood tries a body shot but Murhaa blocks it.
Murhaa lands a left hand.
Verygood jumps guard but Murhaa turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Murhaa stalling the fight.
Murhaa blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Murhaa blocking some punches.
A short body shot lands from Murhaa as the two fighters clinch.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Verygood misses with a punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa is leaning against Verygood and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Murhaa pushes Verygood back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Murhaa scores with a shoulder strike.
Murhaa lands with a short shot to the head.
Murhaa lands a body punch in the clinch.
Murhaa lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Verygood backwards.
Murhaa lands a body punch.
Murhaa lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Murhaa struggles to land a body shot inside as Verygood controls his hands.
Murhaa pushes Verygood back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Murhaa working aggressively here.
Murhaa lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Verygood working aggressively here.
A short left from Murhaa.
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!
Murhaa scores with a nice hook to the head.
Murhaa scores with a shoulder strike.
Murhaa misses with the head strike.
Verygood lands a shoulder strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Murhaa.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa throws a punch but it's blocked by Verygood.
Murhaa misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short right from Murhaa on the inside.
Murhaa lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Murhaa blocks an uppercut.
Verygood goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Murhaa working aggressively here.
Murhaa misses with a hook from the clinch.
Verygood throws a head punch that misses.
Murhaa lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Murhaa struggles to land a body shot inside as Verygood controls his hands.
Murhaa fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Murhaa misses with the head strike.
Verygood misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Murhaa lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Verygood tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Murhaa scores with a hook to the body.
Verygood wants to break the clinch but can't.
Verygood lands with a left to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Paul Murhaa dominated that fourth 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. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Verygood connects with a nice looking jab.

Verygood gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Verygood blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Verygood has a couple of punches blocked by Murhaa.
Verygood swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Murhaa tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Murhaa has a couple of punches blocked by Verygood.
Verygood is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Murhaa to keep the fight standing.
Murhaa lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Verygood blocking some punches.
Verygood tries to work over Murhaa's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Murhaa 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.
Murhaa blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Murhaa tries to work over Verygood's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Murhaa misses with the head strike.
A bit of stalling here from Murhaa.
Verygood tries a body shot but Murhaa blocks it.
Murhaa pushes Verygood back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Murhaa lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Verygood or not.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa blocks a body shot from Verygood.
Verygood misses with a body punch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Murhaa.
Murhaa misses with the head strike.
Verygood throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Murhaas head.
Murhaa lands on the inside with an uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Verygood fails to land.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Murhaa.
Verygood working aggressively here.
Good body shot from Murhaa.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Murhaa works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Murhaa swings wildly with an uppercut but Verygood uses good head movement to avoid it.
Verygood swings wildly with an uppercut but Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid it.
Verygood blocking some punches.
Murhaa fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Murhaa blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Murhaa lands with a short shot to the head.
Kurt Verygood has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa lands with a left to the head.
Verygood swings wildly with an uppercut but Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid it.
Murhaa makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Verygood blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Verygood lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Verygood misses with a punch on the inside.
Verygood blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Verygood blocks a body shot from Murhaa.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Murhaa.
Verygood struggles to land a body shot inside as Murhaa controls his hands.
Murhaa throws a punch but it's blocked by Verygood.
Murhaa taking a breather.
Murhaa swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Murhaa scores with a shot to the side of Verygood's head.
Verygood misses with the head strike.
Verygood jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Murhaa walks away with a smile on his face. Verygood gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Verygood steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Murhaa.
Murhaa looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa misses with a straight left.
Murhaa's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Verygood connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Murhaa scrambles back to his feet.
A slow jab from Murhaa misses its intended target.
Murhaa takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Murhaa bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Murhaa throws a looping overhand right but Verygood ducks down to avoid it.
Verygood keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

Murhaa drives through and clinches with Verygood against the cage.
Murhaa's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Murhaa fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Verygood jumps guard but Murhaa turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Kurt Verygood. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Verygood misses with some punches.
Murhaa misses with a short punch on the inside.
Murhaa blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Murhaa fails to land.
Verygood lands a right hand.
Verygood goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Verygood.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Murhaa tries to work over Verygood's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Verygood fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Verygood.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Verygood softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Verygood lands a right hand.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Verygood creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Murhaa is looking to control Verygood's arms but Verygood gets an underhook and turns him. Now Murhaa has his back to the cage.
Murhaa tries a body shot but Verygood blocks it.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Verygood blocks an uppercut.
Murhaa misses with the head strike.
Still in the clinch, Verygood scores with a nice short uppercut.
Murhaa throws a head punch that misses.
Verygood struggles to land a body shot inside as Murhaa controls his hands.
Verygood blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Murhaa stalling in the clinch.
Verygood tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Murhaa's elbow.
A shot in the inside from Murhaa.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Johanna Lukiainen scores the fight 46:49
Judge Matti Vanhoillinen scores the fight 48:47
Judge Marco Blurström scores the fight 46:50

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Paul Murhaa!

Paul Murhaa 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: ABW 121 Verygood - Tjack     
Date:   Apr 10, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kurt Verygood (ranked 613 p4p, 28 weight class) and Otto Tjack (ranked 1511 p4p, 79 weight class). Verygood's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Bring Pain. Kurt Verygood is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

172 cm
23
146 lbs
12 - 2 - 0
176 cm
23
145 lbs
9 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 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 9 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Otto Tjack!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Anni Minnemäki and Marco Blurström.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tjack thows a left - swing and a miss!
Some bone on bone action there as Tjack checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Tjack misses with a straight left.
Verygood seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Verygood throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tjack scores with a body shot.
Tjack throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Verygood fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Tjack on the side of the head.

It looks like Otto Tjack has been cut.
Tjack misses with a body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tjack. Verygood does a little dance to reset his feet.
It looked like Verygood was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Tjack.
Tjack staying out of range there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tjack steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Verygood.
Tjack uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Verygood.
Verygood keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Verygood thows a left - swing and a miss!
A looping hook to the body misses from Tjack. Verygood does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood jabs Tjack right on the nose. Tjack blinks but takes it well.
Verygood fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tjack manages to avoid it.
Tjack throws a fast counter high kick but Verygood manages to duck under it in time.
Tjack takes one to the chin there.
Tjack bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tjack takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Nice shot lands for Tjack.
Tjack lands with a good body shot.
Verygood lands with an overhand left.

Tjack is rocked!
Tjack throws a lazy uppercut
and Verygood counters with a right hand to the body.
Tjack is still on wobbly legs! Can Verygood finish him?
Verygood flashes Tjack a smile before throwing a beast of a right hand, straight down the pipe. Tjack's eyes follow the hand right onto his nose, taking in it's full glory... and then darkness. Tjack crumples to the floor! He's out cold! Verygood punches the air and yells at the top of his lungs - yeeeeeeeeeeah!!!! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Kurt Verygood!
Kurt Verygood retains his bantamweight title!
An out of breath Kurt Verygood thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
Otto Tjack spoke after the fight, saying 'I'm going to stab you with a screwdriver and steal your bike.'.
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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
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140 lbs
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172 cm
29
145 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

Dauntless

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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 Kurt Verygood (ranked 1300 p4p, 63 weight class) and Noah Jones (ranked 1311 p4p, 64 weight class). Verygood comes to the cage accompanied by Bring Pain. Jones has chosen Barrels of Whiskey as his entrance music. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

172 cm
22
140 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
168 cm
30
140 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Granite chin

Dauntless

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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 10 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 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Noah Jones!
The judges for this bout are Ben Zyskovitsi, Johanna Lukiainen and Arvi Lind.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jones shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Verygood as he avoids it easily.
An attempted straight right counter from Verygood misses the target.
Jones shoots and misses
and Jones takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

Jones drives through with a takedown into Verygood's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Jones is fighting to break Verygood's control of his arms but Verygood 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.

Verygood working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Jones doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Jones manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Verygood is pulling down on Jones's head to control his posture.
Verygood 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.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verygood working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Jones.
Jones postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Verygood working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Jones.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jones landing with the ground and pound.
Verygood has Jones pulled in close to control his posture.
Jones throwing strikes but missing.
Jones being controlled here momentarily.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Jones is working Verygood over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.

Verygood throws his legs up looking for a submission but Jones uses it to pass to side control.

Jones wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Verygood, who protects the arm well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jones working away.
Jones has control of an arm but Verygood manages to advance to Jones's back!
What can Jones do to escape this position? He's going to have to figure it out pretty quick if he wants to stay in the fight!
Jones tries to break free.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
You know, I was talking to some of our celebrities at ringside tonight and they were split right down the middle on who was going to win this fight.
You can see the frustration on Jones's face… He knows he is in trouble unless he improves his position sooner rather than later.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Verygood controls the position.
Jones is in bad spot here.
Verygood biding his time, looking for the opening.
Jones tries to escape but Verygood has the hooks in and won't let him break free.

Verygood tightening his grip on Jones, looking for the choke.
Jones can't escape the position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Jones is being controlled on the ground here - he must escape this position otherwise surely the end is near.
Verygood continues to stall.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jones closes this distance looking for a takedown but Verygood circles away.
Verygood lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Jones has his takedown stuffed
and Verygood counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jones has his takedown stuffed
and Verygood counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Kurt Verygood has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Noah Jones.
A left lands for Verygood.
Decent striking displayed by Verygood there.
Jones shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Verygood sprawls well. Verygood wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Jones gets slowly back to his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jones gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Verygood counters with a left and a right that stings Jones.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jones misses with a takedown
and Verygood cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jones gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Verygood counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jones with a poor takedown
and Verygood counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jones moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.

It looks like Noah Jones has been cut.
Verygood scores with a sloppy right hand. Jones should have avoided that one.

Jones is rocked!

Jones dives in and scores a takedown into Verygood's guard.
Jones is still in real trouble! Can Verygood finish him?

Jones is trying to work a guillotine from the top, or something like that? Don't know how he thinks he's going to get a finish from there.
Jones seems to have recovered his senses.
Jones is breathing heavily.
Jones missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Jones throwing strikes but missing.
Noah Jones has got the better of the ground game so far.
Verygood has Jones pulled in close to control his posture.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jones scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Jones's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jones throws a big elbow that misses.
Jones distracts Verygood with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Jones postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Jones throws a big right hand that misses.
Verygood seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jones loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Verygood wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.

Jones is trying to work a guillotine from the top, or something like that? Don't know how he thinks he's going to get a finish from there.
Verygood pulls Jones in close to his closed guard and prevents Jones from doing any damage or advancing position.
Verygood's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Jones wants to control from the top but Verygood keeps moving.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Noah Jones seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Jones shoots for a takedown but Verygood saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Verygood was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Kurt Verygood is winning the standup battle so far.
Jones tries for a takedown but Verygood circles away easily
and Verygood connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jones with a lazy takedown attempt
and Verygood counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jones misses with a takedown attempt
letting Verygood counter with a right hand.
Jones with a poor takedown
enabling Verygood to counter with a crisp jab.
Jones fails with the takedown
letting Verygood counter with a right hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kurt Verygood dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Noah Jones's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Jones misses with a takedown attempt
and Verygood counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Jones tries for a takedown but Verygood circles away easily
letting Verygood counter with a right hand.
Verygood connects with a body shot that sends Jones's belly button to the back.
Jones misses with a takedown attempt
enabling Verygood to counter with a crisp jab.
Kurt Verygood has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Noah Jones.

Jones fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Verygood sprawls well initially but Jones persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Verygood is holding on to half guard well.
Verygood is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Jones scores with a couple of nice shots.
Verygood trying to hold on to Jones's head to control him but Jones postures up.
Verygood holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
Verygood wants to control but Jones is keeping busy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jones trying to control the action but Verygood is working from the bottom.
Jones is thwarting Verygood's attempts to control the position.
Well, if Jones is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Verygood keeps control of the position for the meantime.
Jones not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Jones misses with a head shot. Verygood uses the momentum to regain guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Verygood keeping full guard, as Jones tries to pass.
Verygood seems keen to control Jones's posture.
Jones is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Verygood has his hands on Jones's head, controlling the position.

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

Jones fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Verygood sprawls well initially but Jones persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Verygood is holding on to half guard well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jones looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Verygood with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Verygood has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Jones is working away from the top position though.
Verygood controlling the position for now.
Jones wants to take a breather but Verygood is having none of it.
Verygood on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Jones is thwarting Verygood's attempts to control the position.
Jones looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Jones moves nicely into side control.
Verygood can't do much from the bottom here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jones fails to land a wild elbow strike.
Verygood keeps Jones under control for a moment.
Jones scoring with punches and elbows.
Verygood struggling a bit here.
Jones in the domination position with Verygood hanging on.
Verygood is trying to control Jones's posture but Jones avoids it.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Verygood is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Jones tries to move to mount but Verygood blocks the move with his legs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Noah Jones really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Noah Jones's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Jones with a lazy takedown attempt

and Verygood moves into the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Verygood.
Verygood works on Jones's body with a couple of short punches.
Verygood is working Jones over against the cage.
Verygood is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Jones can do to turn this around?
Verygood lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Verygood lands a shoulder strike.
Verygood pushes Jones back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Nice body punch from Verygood - that landed with a thud.
A short left from Verygood.
Verygood lands a body punch in the clinch.
A short right from Verygood.
Verygood scores with a shot to the side of Jones's head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Still in the clinch, Verygood scores with a nice short uppercut.
Verygood lands a nice uppercut.
Verygood lands a nice shot to the body.
Verygood lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Jones is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Verygood makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Verygood lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Jones backwards.
A short left from Verygood.
Verygood lands with a right to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood is leaning against Jones and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Verygood presses Jones against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
A short uppercut from Verygood.
Verygood lands with a left to the head.
Good body shot from Verygood.
Jones has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Verygood after a bit of a struggle.
Verygood throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Joness head.
Jones's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Verygood is working Jones over against the cage.
A body shot lands from Verygood.
A shot in the inside from Verygood.
Verygood lands a left hand that snaps the head of Jones backwards.
Verygood scores with a shoulder strike.
Verygood gets through Jones's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Verygood creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Verygood lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A short right from Verygood.
A short body shot lands from Verygood as the two fighters clinch.
A nice right hand lands inside from Verygood.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A shot in the inside from Verygood.
Verygood is leaning against Jones and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Verygood scores with a shoulder strike.
Verygood lands a left hand.
Verygood lands with a short head shot on the inside.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Verygood creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Verygood makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Kurt Verygood has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Verygood makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Verygood scores with a shoulder strike.
Verygood lands a nice uppercut.
Verygood pushes Jones back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Verygood works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Verygood is leaning against Jones and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Verygood lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A short right from Verygood.
Verygood scores with a shoulder strike.
Verygood works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Verygood working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A shot in the inside from Verygood.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Verygood.
Verygood scores with a nice hook to the head.
Verygood lands with a short shot to the head.
Verygood lands an uppercut.
Jones is working for takedown but Verygood is calmly controlling the position for now.
Kurt Verygood has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Noah Jones.
Verygood scores with a shoulder strike.
A shot in the inside from Verygood.
Verygood throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Joness head.
Jones jumps guard but Verygood stands there with Jones around his waist. Jones gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Verygood lands an uppercut.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Verygood.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Verygood's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Jones misses with a takedown
and Verygood counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A nice leg kick lands there from Verygood.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verygood jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Jones misses with a takedown attempt
and Verygood counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Jones doesn't succeed with the takedown

and Verygood counters by clinching up.

Verygood breaks the clinch.
Jones has his takedown stuffed
and Verygood counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Verygood works Jones's body with a nice hook.
Verygood displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Jones.
Verygood swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Verygood connects with a good right hand that stumbles Jones. Jones circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Jones shoots in looking for a takedown but Verygood manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Jones's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kurt Verygood had his way with Noah Jones in that round.
The cut man is working on Noah Jones's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Jones shoots and misses
and Verygood cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Verygood lands with a straight right. Jones didn't see that one coming.
Jones shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Verygood counters with a big right hand! Oh Jones is in trouble here! Verygood follows up with more strikes and that's it! The ref has stopped it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:15 of round 5, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). 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 98 Verygood - Wawelski     
Date:   Jan 16, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kurt Verygood (ranked 1898 p4p, 88 weight class) and Kosma Wawelski (ranked 2362 p4p, 114 weight class). Verygood comes to the cage accompanied by Bring Pain. Kurt Verygood could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Kosma Wawelski's chin.

172 cm
22
140 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
170 cm
21
140 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
BJJ Brown Belt
Good kicks
Good gas tank

Vikai Gear
Dauntless

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kurt Verygood!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Kosma Wawelski!
The judges for this bout are Matti Vanhoillinen, Roosa Järviläinen and Tarja Halkonen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice sprawl there from Verygood as Wawelski shoots in.
Wawelski slips a jab from Verygood.
Verygood throws the left hand but Wawelski avoids the punch easily.
Verygood scores with a jab. Wawelski acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Verygood throws a nice outside leg kick.
Kurt Verygood seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Verygood takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Verygood scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
A nice combination there by Wawelski.
Wawelski shoots for a double leg takedown but Verygood sprawls well. He's pushed Wawelski's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Wawelski throws a nice inside leg kick.
Verygood lands with a good body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Verygood's corner calls for a 1-2. Verygood obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Wawelski closes the distance and clinches up with Verygood, looking for a takedown. Wawelski pushes Verygood against the cage but Verygood circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Kurt Verygood has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Kosma Wawelski.
A jab from Verygood misses.
Wawelski throws a lazy head kick
and Verygood counters with a stiff right hand.
Wawelski looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Good standup being displayed there by Verygood as he connects with a hook.
Verygood misses the jab.
Verygood scores with a punch to the head.
Verygood thows a left - swing and a miss!
Wawelski shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Verygood sprawls well. Verygood wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Wawelski gets slowly back to his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wawelski uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Verygood.
Wawelski shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Verygood defends it nicely.
Wawelski takes one to the chin there.
Verygood works Wawelski's body with a nice hook.
Wawelski slips a straight right by Verygood.
Verygood blocks a low kick nicely.
Verygood bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Wawelski's head.
Verygood throws a big shot that misses.
Verygood avoids the body shot from Wawelski.
Wawelski shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Verygood pinned against the cage. Verygood gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Verygood tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Wawelski manages to circle out of the way.
Wawelski tries to clinch up.
A cross from Verygood lands.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Wawelski throws a wild body kick that Verygood sees coming a mile off.
Verygood misses the jab.

Wawelski dives in and scores a takedown into Verygood's guard.
Verygood has improved his flexibility recently so we will have to see if he can use that to his advantage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Wawelski throws a big right hand that misses.
Verygood is pulling down on Wawelski's head to control his posture.
Verygood continues to stall.
Verygood keeping moving, preventing Wawelski from controlling successfully.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Wawelski accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Wawelski drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Wawelski jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Wawelski postures up in Verygood's guard and throws a big left but Verygood blocks it.
Wawelski trying to control the position from guard on top but Verygood is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
A bone on bone clash there as Wawelski blocks the leg kick.
Wawelski ducks under a wild hook from Verygood.
Wawelski throws a series of punches but Verygood moves out of range.
Verygood misses with a hook
and Wawelski counters with a three punch combo that has Verygood backing up. Verygood nods at Wawelski to acknowledge the strikes.
Wawelski swings for the body but Verygood moves out of range.
Nice jab there from Verygood.
Wawelski shoots in but no luck this time.
Verygood throws a hook but Wawelski avoids it easily.
Horrible takedown attempt by Wawelski or perhaps it was just good defense by Verygood, which made it look bad.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wawelski misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Wawelski on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Verygood tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Wawelski paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Kurt Verygood is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Verygood fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Wawelski on the side of the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Verygood scores with a jab to the jaw.
Wawelski defending well as Verygood loads up on a big left hand.
A swing and a miss from Verygood.
Wawelski throws a counter combo.
Wawelski shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Verygood sprawls well. Verygood wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Wawelski gets slowly back to his feet.
Verygood misses with an uppercut.
Wawelski now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
A jab from Verygood misses.
Wawelski swings away with a body shot that misses
and Verygood counters with a stiff right hand.
No joy there for Wawelski, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Verygood is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Wawelski throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Verygood fails to land with a series of punches.
Wawelski lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Verygood tries to clinch up but Wawelski circles away and keeps his distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Verygood lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Wawelski moves in looking to clinch but Verygood pushes him off.
Kurt Verygood is winning the standup battle so far.
Verygood cracks Wawelski with a good jab.
Wawelski scores with a jab to the jaw.
Wawelski will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
A little feinted left hand from Verygood on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Wawelski swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Verygood swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Wawelski digs a good body shot into Verygood's ribs.
Verygood tests Wawelski's chin there with a solid looking shot.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:31 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Kurt Verygood!
Kurt Verygood is the new bantamweight champion!
Kurt Verygood decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: ABW 89 Murhaa - Tanaka     
Date:   Dec 14, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Shin Ichi (ranked 3293 p4p, 166 weight class) and Kurt Verygood (ranked 2577 p4p, 126 weight class). Verygood has chosen Bring Pain as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

163 cm
22
140 lbs
4 - 5 - 0
172 cm
21
140 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
Good takedowns
Brawler
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Granite chin

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Vikai Gear
Dauntless



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, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Shin Ichi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kurt Verygood!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Tarja Halkonen and Anni Minnemäki.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A decent looking cross lands there for Verygood.
Ichi walks into a left hand.

It looks like Shin Ichi has been cut.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Ichi.
A little jabbing left from Verygood on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Verygood scores with a crisp jab that stopped Ichi in his tracks.

Ichi shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Ichi showed some decent athleticism there.
Verygood keeping control of the leg, stopping his opponent passing to mount.
Ichi trying to control the action but Verygood is working from the bottom.
Verygood won't allow Ichi to pass to mount.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Verygood controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

Verygood is defending against the submission attempts here by Ichi.
Verygood holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.

Ichi is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Verygood has his hands clasped together around Ichi's back. He's all about the action.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Ichi is pressing down on Verygood's thigh, looking to free his foot. Verygood is holding on for now.

Verygood looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Verygood is controlling Ichi's trapped leg to prevent Ichi from advancing to side control.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Ichi shoots in but Verygood avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Verygood appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ichi.
Ichi tries to counter with a takedown but Verygood is quick to defend against it.
The fighters circling - Verygood throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Verygood walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Ichi checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Verygood pushes Ichi away with a front kick.
Ichi tries for a takedown but Verygood circles away easily
and Verygood counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Shin Ichi. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Ichi fails in his attempt to clinch.
Verygood scores with a hook to the body. Ichi takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Ichi.
Ichi takes one on the button.
Verygood fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Ichi on the side of the head.
Ichi takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Verygood lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Kurt Verygood seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Donk. Verygood catches Ichi right on the button with a cross.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Verygood stuffs the takedown attempt from Ichi. Ichi gets slowly back to his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verygood pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ichi tries to counter by clinching up but Verygood breaks away and moves out of range.
Ichi's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Verygood connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Ichi scrambles back to his feet.
Verygood scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Verygood scores with a jab.
Verygood lands a jab to the head.
Verygood pushes Ichi away with a front kick.
Ichi gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Verygood.
Ichi with a poor takedown
and Verygood counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Verygood connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Verygood digs a good hook to Ichi's body.
Ichi tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Verygood manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
It seemed like Verygood was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Verygood.
Verygood is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Ichi had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Verygood tests Ichi's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Ichi moves out of range of the strikes.
Ichi tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Verygood defends well and Ichi ends up having to push Verygood into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
A punch lands to the side of Ichi 's head but he takes it in his stride.

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

Kurt Verygood dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Shin Ichi's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Verygood fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Verygood cracks Ichi with a right hand to the side of the head.

Ichi clinches up against the cage.
Verygood tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ichi's elbow.
Ichi drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Verygood gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Ichi is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Ichi blocks a body shot from Verygood.
Verygood scores with a shoulder strike.
Ichi is working for takedown but Verygood is calmly controlling the position for now.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Shin Ichi. That's going to take a lot out of him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ichi drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Verygood gets the underhooks and prevents it.
A shot in the inside from Verygood.
Ichi prevents a body shot from Verygood.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ichi takes a shot to the head.
Verygood lands a shoulder strike.
Ichi is stalling here.
Verygood works on Ichi's body with a couple of short punches.
A left hand lands to the body for Verygood.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Verygood lands with a right to the head.
Verygood works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.

Verygood manages to break the clinch.
Verygood tests Ichi's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Verygood thuds a left hand into Ichi's body.
Verygood works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Verygood stuns Ichi with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A jab lands there for Verygood.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice shot by Verygood.
Ichi shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Verygood sprawls well. Verygood wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Ichi gets slowly back to his feet.
Ichi moves forwards but Verygood connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Kurt Verygood is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Ichi doesn't manage to clinch there - Verygood circles away.
Verygood has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Ichi drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Verygood has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Verygood scores with a jab. Ichi acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Oh Ichi is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Verygood displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Ichi.
Ichi shoots in looking for a takedown but Verygood manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Ichi's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Ichi seems to have got his legs back now.
Verygood cracks Ichi with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Ichi shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Verygood lands a jab to Ichi's midsection.
Verygood misses with a wild body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood cracks Ichi with a right hand to the side of the head.
Verygood closes the distance and lands a vicious right hand that drops Ichi! Verygood dives in looking to finish! Ichi 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 3:12 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Kurt Verygood!
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 78 Rodgers - Murhaa     
Date:   Nov 07, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kurt Verygood (ranked 3055 p4p, 152 weight class) and Denny Young (ranked 9576 p4p, 357 weight class). Verygood kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Bring Pain. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

172 cm
21
140 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
170 cm
21
120 lbs
2 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Granite chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Counter fighter
Determined

Vikai Gear
Dauntless

Juggernaut And Gladiators



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, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kurt Verygood!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Denny Young!
The judges for this bout are Tarja Halkonen, Ben Zyskovitsi and Marco Blurström.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Young closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Verygood keeps Young under control for a moment.
Verygood 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.
Verygood sneaks back into half guard.
Verygood tries to roll over but Young keeps him under control.
Verygood is doing well to control the position and prevent Young from advancing to side control.
Young throwing shots but Verygood is blocking nicely.
Verygood is holding on to half guard well.
Verygood is trying to get back to full guard.
Verygood avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Young.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verygood keeping hold of Young's head, controlling as best he can.
Verygood blocking the ground and pound attempt from Young.
Young sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Verygood defending well though.
Young misses with a head shot. Verygood uses the momentum to regain guard.
Young must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Young drops back looking for a leg! Verygood is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Verygood manages to kick Young off! Young jumps back into Verygood's guard.
Verygood utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Verygood managing to control the position.

Verygood is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Verygood looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Young postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Verygood pulls Young in close to prevent any damage.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Verygood has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.

Young drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Young jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Young being controlled here momentarily.
Young lands a couple of digs.
Verygood is pulling down on Young's head. It's preventing any offense from Young, at least for the moment.
Young throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Verygood works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Young throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Verygood works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Young loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Young is looking to work some ground and pound but Verygood has wrist control.
Verygood controlling Young's posture.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Young throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Verygood ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Verygood moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Young misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Verygood.
Verygood scores with a nice strike.

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

Young is rocked!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Verygood is looking for an opening here. He's unloaded a big left hand that catches Young flush on the jaw and sends him tumbling to the canvas! Young is out cold! Verygood holds back from landing any unnecessary shots to his unconscious opponent, as the referee reacts slowly to the situation. A brutal knockout and then some excellent sportsmanship - this guy is my new favorite fighter!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:08 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Kurt Verygood!
An out of breath Kurt Verygood thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: ABW 72 Scrotum - Uesugi     
Date:   Oct 17, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Pedro Franco (ranked 5893 p4p, 274 weight class) and Kurt Verygood (ranked 3669 p4p, 178 weight class). Verygood has chosen Bring Pain as his entrance music. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

180 cm
27
145 lbs
3 - 5 - 0
172 cm
20
140 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Granite chin

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Dauntless



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, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Pedro Franco!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kurt Verygood!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Ben Zyskovitsi and Marco Blurström.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A left lands for Verygood.
Franco takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Franco moves out of range of the body kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Verygood misses the target.
Verygood throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Franco sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Good shot there by Verygood.

Franco has managed to clinch.
Verygood throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Verygood blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Verygood lands an uppercut.

Verygood breaks from the clinch.
Franco tries to clinch up.
Franco tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Verygood paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Verygood lands with a kick to the ribs.
The fighters circling - Verygood throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Good leg kick by Verygood there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Franco really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Franco is looking to clinch.
Verygood scores with a nice right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Franco gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Franco takes one on the button.
Franco slips a jab from Verygood.
Verygood throws a jab but it's blocked by Franco.
Verygood throws a shot from downtown. Franco moves away and avoids it.
Franco tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Verygood manages to circle out of the way.
Verygood misses with a wild body shot.
Verygood lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Verygood throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
As Verygood tries to get set, Franco tries to push him back and clinch up but Verygood manages to avoid the attempt.
Verygood misses the shot to the body.
Franco tries to close the distance and clinch but Verygood swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Franco moves out of range of the body kick from Verygood.
Verygood throws a right and a left that both miss.
Verygood ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Franco moves away.
Verygood misses with a looping right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Franco closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Franco tries to clinch but Verygood moves out of range.
Franco keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Verygood.
Verygood misses with a looping right.
Franco tries to counter by clinching up but Verygood breaks away and moves out of range.
Franco tries to clinch up but Verygood circles away and keeps his distance.
Franco looks to be in better condition than last time we saw him fight. Obviously he's been working hard on his cardio.
Franco needs to keep his hands up - Verygood had a free shot at his head there.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Verygood tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Franco was well out of range. Poor timing from Verygood.
Franco is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Verygood.
Franco has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Verygood.
Franco staying out of range there.
Verygood misses with a straight right.
Verygood tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Franco was well out of range. Poor timing from Verygood.
Franco tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Verygood throws a right hand that misses

and Franco counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Franco.
Verygood pushes Franco back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Franco with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Nice body punch from Verygood - that landed with a thud.
Franco working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Franco misses with a knee to the head.
Good body shot from Verygood.
Verygood pressing his opponent against the cage.
Still in the clinch, Verygood scores with a nice short uppercut.
Verygood scores with a hook to the body.
Verygood cracks Franco with a nice body shot.
Franco throws a head punch that misses.
Verygood throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Franco fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from Verygood.
Good body shot from Verygood.
A short right from Verygood on the inside.
Franco's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Franco lands with a light punch inside.
Franco tries to land a knee to the head but Verygood blocks with his arms.
Franco is breathing heavily.
Verygood lands a shot to the body.
Verygood presses Franco against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verygood lands a left hand that snaps the head of Franco backwards.
Verygood lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Verygood lands an uppercut.
Franco throws a knee to the head but misses.
Verygood lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Verygood lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Franco backwards.
Verygood throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Francos head.
Verygood lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Franco backwards.
Verygood scores with a shoulder strike.
Verygood lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Franco landing knees to the head.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Franco just misses with a elbow thrown towards Verygood's brow.
Verygood lands a right hand that snaps the head of Franco backwards.
Verygood lands a body shot in the clinch.

Verygood breaks from the clinch.
Franco walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Verygood scores with the left hand. Franco knows he should have avoided that one.
Franco moves out of range of the strikes.

Franco gets tackled into the cage by Verygood. Verygood maintains the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kurt Verygood dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Franco wants to clinch.
Verygood throws an overhand right that lands on Franco's shoulder, as Franco tries to avoid the shot.
Verygood has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

Franco closes the distance and pushes Verygood back into the cage.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
A short body shot lands from Verygood as the two fighters clinch.
Verygood lands a right hand that snaps the head of Franco backwards.
A short right from Verygood.
Verygood working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Franco trying to control the position but instead, Verygood has worked for underhooks and has pushed Franco into the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verygood on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Verygood blocks an uppercut.
The referee calls for Verygood to work.
A right hook to the body lands for Verygood.
Verygood blocks an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood works on Franco's body with a couple of short punches.

Verygood breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Verygood misses with a hook.
Franco tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Verygood manages to circle out of the way.
Franco takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Verygood lands with a straight right. Franco didn't see that one coming.
Verygood scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Franco is looking to clinch but Verygood is avoiding it.
Franco tries to close the distance and clinch but Verygood swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Verygood scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Kurt Verygood seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Verygood lands an overhand right.
Verygood cracks Franco with a right hand to the side of the head.
Verygood with a jab.
Verygood throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Franco sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Verygood fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Franco manages to avoid it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Verygood is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Franco.
Franco wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood jabs Franco to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Verygood throws a hook but Franco avoids it easily.
Kurt Verygood seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Verygood connects with a body shot.
Verygood lands a two punch combo.
Jab by Verygood.
Verygood throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Franco on the side of the head.
Verygood throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Franco on the side of the head.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Verygood, as that shot connected.
Verygood lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Franco at a distance.
Verygood misses with a looping left.
Pedro Franco is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Verygood misses with a wild body shot.
Franco is looking to counter the offense by Verygood and move into the clinch.
A looping hook to the body misses from Verygood. Franco does a little dance to reset his feet.
Franco tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Verygood manages to circle out of the way.
Franco fails in his attempt to clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood jabs Franco to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Verygood throws a looping overhand right but Franco ducks down to avoid it.
Verygood throws a hook but Franco blocks it.
Verygood thuds a left hand into Franco's body.
Verygood catches Franco with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Good exchange - Verygood coming out on top.
The fight stays on the outside here - Franco looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Franco ducks under a wild hook from Verygood.
Franco changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Verygood swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Franco takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Verygood is looking to land body kicks.
Verygood swings for the body but Franco moves out of range.
Franco uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Verygood.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Franco ducks right into an uppercut from Verygood.
Verygood jabs Franco right on the nose. Franco blinks but takes it well.

Verygood gets a clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Franco's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Verygood throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Francos head.
Verygood lands with a light punch inside.
Franco misses with a hook from the clinch.
Franco letting Verygood take a breather here.
Verygood presses Franco against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Verygood makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Good body shot from Verygood.
Verygood lands a shot to the body.
Franco misses with a punch on the inside.
Kurt Verygood seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Franco misses with a hook from the clinch.
Franco looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
A right hook to the body lands for Verygood.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Verygood lands a right hand.
Verygood lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Franco backwards.
A hook to the body from Verygood.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kurt Verygood showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Franco walks into a stiff left hand from Verygood.
Verygood circles away from the clinch attempt.
Verygood looks to land a left hand but Franco moved out of range nicely.
Franco is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Verygood.
Verygood lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Franco tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Verygood counters with a left to the body.
Verygood takes a swing at Franco's ribcage but misses.
Franco seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Verygood ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
A shot to the liver by Verygood. Beautiful body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice uppercut lands for Verygood. That snapped Franco's head back.
Franco takes one to the chin there.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Verygood.
Franco is looking to clinch.
Verygood now looks to counter with a shot at the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Franco showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Verygood.
Franco moves out of range as Verygood strikes.
Franco moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Franco takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

Verygood gets a clinch.
Verygood presses Franco against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Verygood cracks Franco with a nice body shot.
Verygood scores with a shot to the side of Franco's head.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Franco struggles to land a body shot inside as Verygood controls his hands.
Verygood is working Franco over against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Franco.
Verygood gets through Franco's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Verygood blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Franco using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Verygood has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Verygood lands with a right to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Franco takes a shot to the head.
Kurt Verygood is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Verygood breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Verygood smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Verygood ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Franco moves away.
Franco takes a body punch but keeps moving.
A leg kick checked by Franco.
Franco looks to clinch
and Franco takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Verygood scores with a kick to the body.
Franco tries to clinch up but Verygood circles away and keeps his distance.
Verygood looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Franco slips a straight right by Verygood.
Franco is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Verygood.
Franco slips a jab and a cross from Verygood.
Franco gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Franco tries to clinch there but Verygood circles away.
Franco wants to clinch up but Verygood keeps it at a distance.
Verygood lands a slapping body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Verygood lands a body shot.
Franco tries to clinch but Verygood is having none of it.
Verygood cracks Franco with an open hand slap.
Verygood fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Franco manages to avoid it.
Pedro Franco has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Nice straight punches there by Verygood. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Verygood.
Verygood with a jab.
Verygood lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Franco avoids the body shot from Verygood.
Verygood lands with a straight right. Franco didn't see that one coming.
Verygood circles away from the clinch attempt.
Verygood keeps the fight on the outside.
Franco doesn't manage to clinch there - Verygood circles away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circle momentarily. Verygood darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Verygood cracks a nice hook into Franco's ribs.
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!
Franco takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Verygood connects with a body shot that sends Franco's belly button to the back.
Sloppy strikes from Verygood. Those never looked like landing.
Franco wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Verygood moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Verygood bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Franco's head backwards.
Franco on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Verygood dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Verygood lands a head shot.
Franco is looking to clinch.
Franco tries to move into range but Verygood moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Roosa Järviläinen scores the fight 25:30
Judge Ben Zyskovitsi scores the fight 25:30
Judge Marco Blurström scores the fight 25:30

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

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 65 Swift Jr - Douglas     
Date:   Sep 21, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kurt Verygood (ranked 2811 p4p, 142 weight class) and Bob Johnson (ranked 3799 p4p, 186 weight class). Verygood's entrance music is Bring Pain. A fine choice. Kurt Verygood could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Bob Johnson's chin.

172 cm
20
140 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
162 cm
20
135 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Solid boxing
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Powerful

Dauntless

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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, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kurt Verygood!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Bob Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Tarja Halkonen, Johanna Lukiainen and Matti Vanhoillinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Johnson takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Nice straight punches there by Verygood. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Verygood.
Jab, jab by Johnson - just one landing.
Johnson throws a hook but Verygood blocks it.
Johnson ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Johnson takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Verygood drops his hands momentarily and Johnson takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Johnson throws a right and a left that Verygood avoids nicely.
Verygood swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Johnson has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Verygood walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his 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!
Nice straight punches there by Verygood. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Verygood.
Verygood takes a swing at Johnson's ribcage but misses.
Johnson cracks a nice hook into Verygood's ribs.
Verygood dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A shot to the liver by Verygood. Beautiful body shot.
Johnson looks to score with a jab to the body but Verygood is just out of range.
Verygood connects with a body shot.
Verygood throws a body punch but Johnson moves out of range.
Johnson scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Verygood doesn't seem bothered though.
Verygood has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Boyz II Men in the buildup to the fight.
Verygood loads up on a big right hand but Johnson slips the punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
It seemed like Johnson was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Johnson defending well as Verygood loads up on a big left hand.
Johnson lands a jab.
Johnson takes a swing at Verygood's ribcage but misses.
Johnson connects with a crisp jab.
Verygood takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Verygood takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Johnson throws a jab but it's blocked by Verygood.
Verygood ducks under a wild hook from Johnson.
Verygood throws the kick towards the body but Johnson avoids it.
Johnson moves out of range of the strikes.
Good standup being displayed there by Verygood as he connects with a hook.
Johnson throws a jab when Verygood was well out of range.
Verygood is looking to wear down Johnson with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Johnson takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Johnson walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Johnson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Verygood ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood takes a swing at Johnson's ribcage but misses.
Johnson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Verygood keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Johnson stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Johnson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Johnson is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Verygood had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Verygood lands with a straight right. Johnson didn't see that one coming.
Johnson throws a shot to the body.
Johnson looks to land a right hand but Verygood moved out of range.
It looked like Verygood wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Johnson's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Verygood connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Johnson scrambles back to his feet.
Verygood lands a right hook to the body.
Johnson throws a big shot that misses.
Johnson moves away from the strike by Verygood.
Verygood scores with the left hand. Johnson knows he should have avoided that one.
Johnson digs a good body shot into Verygood's ribs.
Johnson throws a right and a left that both miss.
Verygood is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Verygood rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Johnson counters with a straight right hand.
Verygood lands a leg kick that knocks Johnson off balance momentarily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Verygood throws an off balance right hand
and Johnson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Verygood misses with a lunging right hand
and Johnson counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Johnson throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Verygood takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Verygood takes a swing at Johnson's ribcage but misses.
Verygood throws a hook to the side of Johnson's head but Johnson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Johnson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Verygood manages to avoid it.
The crowd cheers as Verygood lands an impressive looking overhand right. Johnson doesn't seem phased though.
Johnson fails to land with a series of punches.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Verygood.
Johnson swings for the body but Verygood moves out of range.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Verygood thuds a left hand into Johnson's body.
Verygood tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Johnson was well out of range. Poor timing from Verygood.
Johnson misses with a looping left.
Johnson throws a good cross that connects.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson takes a swing at Verygood's ribcage but misses.
Verygood swings widly with a right hand
and Johnson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Johnson works Verygood's body with a nice hook.
Johnson lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Verygood at a distance.
Verygood walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Johnson lands with a nice combination. Verygood backs away looking to recover.

Verygood is rocked!
Verygood misses with a wild body shot.
Verygood tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Johnson was well out of range. Poor timing from Verygood.
Verygood throws a hook to the side of Johnson's head but Johnson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Verygood keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jab, jab by Verygood - just one landing.
Johnson thows a left - swing and a miss!
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Jab from Johnson.
Johnson lands a nice hook to Verygood's body. Verygood takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
A jab from Verygood misses.
It seemed like Johnson was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A nice inside leg kick there by Verygood. That's going to slow Johnson down.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Verygood throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Johnson counters with a nice body shot.
Verygood displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Johnson throws out the jab.
Johnson throws a jab when Verygood was well out of range.
Verygood throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Verygood throws a hook but Johnson blocks it.
Johnson missing with a left hand there. Verygood was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Johnson punishes Verygood's body with a nice straight punch.
Johnson looks to score with a jab to the body but Verygood is just out of range.
Verygood was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Johnson misses with a looping left.
Johnson looks to score with a jab to the body but Verygood is just out of range.
Verygood misses with a looping right.
Verygood misses with a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson throws a body punch but Verygood moves out of range.
Verygood throws a body punch but Johnson moves out of range.
Johnson ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Verygood throws an overhand right that lands on Johnson's shoulder, as Johnson tries to avoid the shot.
Johnson has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Verygood throws a hook but Johnson avoids it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Johnson looks to land a left hand but Verygood moved out of range nicely.
Bob Johnson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Johnson moves out of range of the strikes.
Johnson misses with a double jab
and Verygood cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Verygood throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Johnson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Johnson jabs Verygood to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Johnson thuds his right hand into Verygood's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
A swing and a miss from Verygood.
Verygood tries to clinch up.
Johnson with a nice cross.
Johnson lands a jab to the nose.
A looping hook to the body misses from Verygood. Johnson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Johnson getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Verygood throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Johnson fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Johnson wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Verygood throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Johnson misses with a straight right.
Johnson scores with a body shot.
Verygood will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Johnson moves out of range as Verygood strikes.
Verygood walks into a left hand.
Johnson connects with a body shot that sends Verygood's belly button to the back.
Johnson misses with a hook.
Verygood is looking to counter punch.
Verygood misses with a body kick.
Verygood ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Johnson moves away.
Johnson connects with a looping right hand.
Johnson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Verygood.
Verygood looks to throw the jab but Johnson is out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Johnson jabs Verygood to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Verygood slips a jab from Johnson.
Johnson scores with a hook to the body. Verygood takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Verygood misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Johnson.
Johnson connects with a body shot.
Johnson scores with the left hand. Verygood knows he should have avoided that one.
Johnson fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Johnson swings for the body but Verygood moves out of range.
Johnson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A little jabbing left from Johnson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Johnson punishes Verygood's body with a nice straight punch.
Johnson slips a straight right by Verygood.
Verygood steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Johnson.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Verygood's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Johnson connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Verygood scrambles back to his feet.
Verygood looks to land a right hand but Johnson moved out of range.
Johnson throws a shot from downtown. Verygood moves away and avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson needs to keep his hands up - Verygood had a free shot at his head there.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Verygood might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Johnson lands a jab to Verygood's midsection.
Johnson looks to throw the jab but Verygood is out of range.
Verygood misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Johnson.
Johnson dips to his left and cracks Verygood with an uppercut!
Johnson bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Johnson is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Verygood avoids the body shot from Johnson.
An attempted straight right counter from Verygood misses the target.
Johnson blocks a jab.
Johnson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Verygood looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Johnson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Johnson looks to score with a jab to the body but Verygood is just out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A punch lands to the side of Verygood 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Johnson lands with a nice body punch.
A looping hook to the body misses from Johnson. Verygood does a little dance to reset his feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bob Johnson showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Verygood staying out of range there.
Verygood gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Verygood takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Oh Verygood is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Johnson connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Verygood throws a right hand that misses
enabling Johnson to counter with a crisp jab.
Jab from Verygood.
Johnson throws an overhand right that lands on Verygood's shoulder, as Verygood tries to avoid the shot.
Verygood throws out a loose jab but Johnson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Verygood slips under a jab.
Verygood pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Verygood seems to have got his legs back now.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verygood shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Verygood throws a body kick that misses
and Johnson counters with a stiff right hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Verygood ducks into an uppercut from Johnson and that's knocked him out cold! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:55 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Bob Johnson!
A relieved looking Bob Johnson thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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FIGHT
RATING
95%

 

Event: ABW 54 Scrotum - Monkey     
Date:   Aug 17, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kurt Verygood and Ryan Tubridy. Verygood comes to the cage accompanied by Bring Pain. Tubridy is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Late Late theme tune. Kurt Verygood has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

172 cm
20
140 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
160 cm
20
144 lbs
3 - 3 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Solid boxing
Granite chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Powerful

Dauntless

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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, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kurt Verygood!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Ryan Tubridy!
The judges for this bout are Marco Blurström, Johanna Lukiainen and Tarja Halkonen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tubridy throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
A counter left hand to the body from Verygood misses its target.
Verygood lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tubridy at a distance.
Verygood scores with a shot to the body.
Tubridy throws an overhand right that lands on Verygood's shoulder, as Verygood tries to avoid the shot.
Tubridy has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Verygood is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Verygood misses with a straight right.
Verygood definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Verygood throws a body punch but Tubridy moves out of range.
Tubridy lands with a straight right. Verygood didn't see that one coming.
Verygood looks to throw the jab but Tubridy is out of range.
Tubridy misses with the combination.
Tubridy defending well as Verygood loads up on a big left hand.
Tubridy jabs Verygood to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Tubridy swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Verygood throws a hook to the side of Tubridy's head but Tubridy sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tubridy misses with a jab, cross combination.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Verygood throws a jab when Tubridy was well out of range.
Verygood lands a jab to Tubridy's midsection.
Tubridy misses with a hook. Verygood ducked under it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood misses with a hook. Tubridy ducked under it nicely.
Tubridy throws out a loose jab but Verygood uses good head movement to avoid it.
Verygood misses with a straight left.
Verygood throws a body shot but no joy.
Tubridy avoids the body shot from Verygood.
Tubridy thuds his right hand into Verygood's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Some wild striking there from Tubridy.
Nice defenses there by Verygood.
Tubridy throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Verygood sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A jab from Tubridy misses.
Verygood throws a predictable looking body shot
and Tubridy counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Verygood staying out of range there.
Verygood is looking to counter punch.
Tubridy avoids the body shot from Verygood.
A looping hook to the body misses from Verygood. Tubridy does a little dance to reset his feet.
Verygood connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Tubridy throws a right and a left that both miss.
Verygood fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tubridy looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

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!
Tubridy misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Verygood appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Tubridy lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Verygood circles away quickly and effectively.
Tubridy misses with a double jab.
Nice shot by Verygood.
A punch combination from Tubridy misses.
Verygood catches Tubridy with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Verygood lands with a cross.
Tubridy steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Verygood.
Verygood bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Tubridy looks to throw the jab but Verygood is out of range.
Verygood throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Tubridy stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Tubridy throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Verygood connects with a body shot that sends Tubridy's belly button to the back.
Tubridy looks to score with a jab to the body but Verygood is just out of range.
Verygood looks to land a left hand but Tubridy moved out of range nicely.
Verygood misses with a hook.
Good exchange - Verygood coming out on top.

Tubridy is rocked!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tubridy leaves his chin hanging out and Verygood seizes the opportunity with an uppercut! Tubridy crumbles to the floor in a heap! The referee steps in and tends to the downed fighter! What a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:09 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Kurt Verygood!
A relieved looking Kurt Verygood thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
Ryan Tubridy was interviewed post fight and said 'Fuck this shit '.
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RATING
61%

 

Event: ABW 43 Randleman - Gelfen     
Date:   Jul 13, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kurt Verygood and Paul Murhaa. Verygood comes to the cage accompanied by Bring Pain. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

172 cm
19
140 lbs
5 - 0 - 0
169 cm
20
145 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Solid boxing
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Granite chin

Dauntless

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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, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kurt Verygood!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Paul Murhaa!
The judges for this bout are Tarja Halkonen, Arvi Lind and Matti Vanhoillinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Verygood throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Murhaa lands a nice shot to the body.
Murhaa fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Murhaa connects with a good right hand that stumbles Verygood. Verygood circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Verygood has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Boyz II Men in the buildup to the fight.
Murhaa throws a body punch but Verygood moves out of range.
Murhaa slips under a jab.
Murhaa throws an overhand right that lands on Verygood's shoulder, as Verygood tries to avoid the shot.
Verygood bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Murhaa's head.
Verygood on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Murhaa getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Verygood.
Verygood slips a jab from Murhaa.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Verygood takes one on the button.
Murhaa scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Verygood swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Verygood jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Murhaa with a jab.
Verygood moves forwards but Murhaa connects with a nice, crisp jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Verygood tried to counter with a leg kick but Murhaa avoided it.
Murhaa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Verygood.
Verygood connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Murhaa momentarily.
Murhaa avoids the body shot from Verygood.
Kurt Verygood seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A slow jab from Verygood misses its intended target.
Verygood swats away the attempt to clinch by Murhaa.
A little feinted left hand from Verygood on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Murhaa lands a nice looking body shot.
Verygood scores with a jab to the body.
Verygood misses the shot to the body.
Verygood takes one on the button.
Murhaa throws a series of punches but Verygood moves out of range.
Verygood lunges at Murhaa with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Murhaa's hand.
Verygood misses the shot to the body.
Murhaa is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Verygood with a body shot.
Murhaa slips under a jab from Verygood.
Verygood on the wrong end of a nice hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Verygood looks to land a body kick but Murhaa moved away.
Murhaa bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Verygood's head backwards.
Verygood slips under a jab from Murhaa.
Murhaa misses with a looping left.
Murhaa is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Verygood had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Verygood misses with an uppercut. Murhaa saw that one coming.
Murhaa swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Verygood throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jab by Murhaa.
A right-left combo lands from Murhaa.
Murhaa lands a nice hook to Verygood's body. Verygood takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Murhaa avoids the body shot from Verygood.
Murhaa swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Murhaa throws a combination that misses
and Verygood counters with a nice body shot.
Verygood misses with an uppercut.
Verygood throws a jab when Murhaa was well out of range.
Verygood swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Sloppy strikes from Murhaa. Those never looked like landing.
Verygood swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Murhaa gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Murhaa is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Verygood.
Verygood is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Verygood throws a hook but Murhaa blocks it.
Murhaa has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Murhaa slips a jab from Verygood.
Verygood misses with a straight left.
Decent striking displayed by Murhaa there.
Verygood throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Verygood scores with a crisp jab that stopped Murhaa in his tracks.
Verygood avoids a punch combination nicely.
Verygood takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Verygood fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Murhaa manages to avoid it.
Murhaa rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Verygood moves out of range and avoids them all easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verygood on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Murhaa just misses with a punch to the body.
Verygood misses with a straight left.
Murhaa misses with a body punch
and Verygood counters with a nice body shot.
Verygood scores with a punch to the head.
Verygood just misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa throws a body shot but no joy.
Verygood scores with a decent looking hook.
Verygood throws the left hand but Murhaa avoids the punch easily.
Murhaa appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Verygood throws a body shot but no joy.
Good exchange - Verygood coming out on top.
Verygood avoids the body shot from Murhaa.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Murhaa bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Verygood thows a left - swing and a miss!
Murhaa bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Verygood defending well as Murhaa loads up on a big left hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A looping hook to the body misses from Verygood. Murhaa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Murhaa thows a left - swing and a miss!
Verygood on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Verygood slips a straight right by Murhaa.
It looked like Verygood was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Murhaa.
Verygood lands a glancing blow to the side of Murhaa's head.
A decent looking cross lands there for Verygood.
Murhaa lands with a shot to the body.
Verygood takes a swing at Murhaa's ribcage but misses.
Verygood misses with a left hand
and Murhaa counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Murhaa lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Verygood backs up against the cage.
Verygood avoids the head kick by Murhaa.
Verygood is looking to counter punch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A slow jab from Murhaa misses its intended target.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Verygood might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Verygood defending well as Murhaa loads up on a big left hand.
Verygood is looking to counter with a body kick.
Verygood lands a jab to Murhaa's midsection.
Murhaa misses with an uppercut. Verygood saw that one coming.
Verygood walks into a jab.
Verygood throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood throws a good cross that connects.
Nice body punch from Verygood.
Murhaa lands a head shot.
Verygood misses with a looping left.
Murhaa takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Verygood throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Verygood moves away from the strike by Murhaa.
Verygood connects with a jab.
Murhaa has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Murhaa slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jab, jab by Murhaa - just one landing.
Verygood dodges the punch combination from Murhaa.
Verygood tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Murhaa was well out of range. Poor timing from Verygood.
Verygood looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Murhaa tries to counter by closing the distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood throws a right and a left that both miss.
Murhaa let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Verygood fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Murhaa on the side of the head.
Verygood wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Verygood takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Verygood walks into a stiff left hand from Murhaa.
Verygood swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Murhaa takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Murhaa throws a hook to the side of Verygood's head but Verygood sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
It looked like Verygood wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Murhaa throws a one two combo.
Murhaa has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Verygood.
Verygood looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Verygood on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Verygood misses with a kick to the body.
Verygood misses with a looping left.
Murhaa with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Verygood to score with a decent uppercut.
A looping hook to the body misses from Verygood. Murhaa does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood misses the shot to the body.
Verygood swings for the body but Murhaa moves out of range.
Verygood ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Murhaa moves away.
A little jabbing left from Murhaa on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Murhaa throws a body shot but no joy.
Murhaa tries to bum rush Verygood with a series of wild strikes but Verygood uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Verygood looks to score with a jab to the body but Murhaa is just out of range.
Murhaa unleashes a big counter combination but Verygood bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Verygood lands a nice hook to Murhaa's body. Murhaa takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Verygood takes a swing at Murhaa's ribcage but misses.
Verygood connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Murhaa swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Murhaa walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Murhaa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Verygood.
Verygood takes a shot to the body in his stride.
A bone on bone clash there as Verygood blocks the leg kick.
Verygood throws the left hand but Murhaa avoids the punch easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verygood throws a shot from downtown. Murhaa moves away and avoids it.
Paul Murhaa seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Verygood connects with the punch.
Verygood swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Murhaa missing with a left hand there. Verygood was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Verygood swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Murhaa with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Murhaa scores with the left hand. Verygood knows he should have avoided that one.
Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Verygood.
Verygood throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Verygood on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Verygood throws a leg kick but Murhaa moved away.
Verygood 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.
Murhaa avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Murhaa tests Verygood's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Verygood walks into a jab.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Verygood.
A little jabbing left from Murhaa 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.

That was a close second round but I would say that Kurt Verygood will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Murhaa avoids the body shot from Verygood.
Verygood misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Murhaa.
Murhaa misses the shot to the body.
Murhaa bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Murhaa lands a nice looking body shot.
Donk. Verygood catches Murhaa right on the button with a cross.
Murhaa throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Murhaa moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Verygood ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Murhaa takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Verygood throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Murhaa sees it coming and avoids it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Murhaa scores with a decent looking hook.
Murhaa connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Verygood takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Verygood misses with a body shot.
Verygood ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Murhaa moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Verygood.
Murhaa tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Verygood was well out of range. Poor timing from Murhaa.
Murhaa looks to score with a jab to the body but Verygood is just out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Verygood misses the target.
Verygood loads up on a big right hand but Murhaa slips the punch.
Murhaa throws a nice looking combination but Verygood bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Murhaa scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Murhaa avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Verygood takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Verygood uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Murhaa.
Verygood throws a body punch but Murhaa moves out of range.
Murhaa ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Verygood moves away.
An attempted straight right counter from Verygood misses the target.
Murhaa rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Verygood counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Verygood misses with a hook to the body
and Murhaa counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Verygood misses with a straight left.
Decent striking displayed by Verygood there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa takes a swing at Verygood's ribcage but misses.
Murhaa jabs at Verygood's body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Verygood lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Verygood swings for the body but Murhaa moves out of range.
A swing and a miss from Verygood.
Verygood swats away the attempt to clinch by Murhaa.
It looked like Verygood was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Murhaa.
Verygood thows a left - swing and a miss!
Murhaa misses with a looping right.
Verygood throws a jab when Murhaa was well out of range.
Murhaa jabs Verygood to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Verygood.
Murhaa on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
A thudding body kick lands there by Verygood!
Verygood thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa scores with a jab to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Verygood. Murhaa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Murhaa bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Verygood's head backwards.
Verygood looks to score with a jab to the body but Murhaa is just out of range.
Verygood throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
A big right from Verygood misses.
Murhaa just misses with a punch to the body.
Verygood staying out of range there.
Verygood was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Murhaa changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Verygood throws a lazy right hand but Murhaa sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Verygood uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Murhaa has time to react.
Verygood uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Murhaa.
Verygood fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Murhaa manages to avoid it.
A little jabbing left from Murhaa on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Murhaa thuds a left hand into Verygood's body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verygood swings for the body but Murhaa moves out of range.
Verygood fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Verygood works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Verygood throws an overhand right that lands on Murhaa's shoulder, as Murhaa tries to avoid the shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Murhaa. Verygood does a little dance to reset his feet.
Murhaa loads up on a big right hand but Verygood slips the punch.
Verygood doesn't manage to clinch there - Murhaa circles away.
Murhaa lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Murhaa scores with a three punch combo!
Murhaa fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Nice uppercut there from Verygood.
Nice uppercut there from Verygood.
Verygood scores with a body shot.
Verygood connects with the punch.
Murhaa throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Verygood.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Paul Murhaa.
Well Murhaa has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Tarja Halkonen scores the fight 27:30
Judge Arvi Lind scores the fight 28:30
Judge Matti Vanhoillinen scores the fight 29:29

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Paul Murhaa!
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FIGHT
RATING
82%

 

Event: Angry Birds War 31     
Date:   Jun 16, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Shin Ichi and Kurt Verygood. Verygood is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Bring Pain. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

163 cm
20
140 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
172 cm
19
140 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Brawler
Granite chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Counter fighter
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 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Shin Ichi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kurt Verygood!
The judges for this bout are Tarja Halkonen, Marco Blurström and Arvi Lind.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Verygood has closed the distance and engaged Ichi in a clinch.
Verygood lands a left hand that snaps the head of Ichi backwards.

Verygood pulls guard.
Verygood pulls Ichi in close to prevent any damage.
Let's hope that Verygood has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
We're seeing a lot of stalling here from Verygood.
Ichi has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Ichi trying to control but Verygood is working from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Verygood is pulling down on Ichi's head to control his posture.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Ichi shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Verygood as he avoids it easily.
A nice side step and Verygood releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Ichi fails with the takedown.
Ichi tries to clinch up but Verygood circles away and keeps his distance.
Verygood looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Verygood, right into the meat.

Ichi clinches with his opponent.
Verygood leaning his opponent against the cage.
Ichi blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ichi is trying to maintain a safe position but Verygood gets an underhook and turns Ichi into the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Verygood.
Ichi takes a shot to the head.
Ichi is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Verygood is keeping busy.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Verygood creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Verygood swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Verygood scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Verygood jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Ichi walks away with a smile on his face. Verygood gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Ichi steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Verygood.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ichi wants to clinch but Verygood slips to the side
and Verygood counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

It looks like Shin Ichi has been cut.
Verygood throws an ugly left hook that misses

so Ichi counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Verygood pulls Ichi in to control the position.
Yet more stalling tactics from Verygood.
Verygood is continuing to stall.
Ichi trying to control but Verygood is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verygood has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
The adventures of Verygood the control monster continue. Boring.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Ichi tries to clinch up.
Kurt Verygood is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Ichi wants to clinch up but Verygood keeps it at a distance.
Verygood tries to counter with a clinch but Ichi shakes him off and moves away.
Ichi takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ichi fails with an attempt to clinch.
Verygood finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Nice takedown defense from Verygood. No joy for Ichi on that attempt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kurt Verygood dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Shin Ichi's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Ichi defending well as Verygood loads up on a big left hand.
Ichi has his takedown stuffed
and Verygood counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Ichi shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Verygood connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
The fighters circling - Verygood throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

Ichi gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Ichi is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Verygood lands a right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verygood throws a head punch that misses.
A short right from Verygood on the inside.
Verygood fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ichi blocking some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Ichi turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
Verygood is trying to get back to half guard.
I wouldn't like to be where Verygood is right now.
Verygood felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.

Ichi goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Verygood rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Ichi's guard! Nice work there by Verygood!

Ichi is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Verygood is aware though and is defending well.
Verygood content to stall in guard here.

Ichi working for submissions but it's allowed Verygood to get to half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood trying to control the pace.
Verygood trying to pass the guard but Ichi defending well.

Ichi looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Verygood looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Ichi has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Verygood is working away from the top position though.
Verygood stalling.
Verygood has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Ichi tries to get to full guard but Verygood has control of the leg.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Ichi shoots and misses
and Verygood counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Shin Ichi. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Ichi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Verygood.
The crowd cheers as Verygood lands an impressive looking overhand right. Ichi doesn't seem phased though.
Ichi shoots in for a takedown but Verygood shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Verygood just misses with a punch to the body.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Verygood lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Ichi moves in looking to clinch but Verygood pushes him off.
Verygood swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ichi takes a shot right to the bread basket.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kurt Verygood showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Shin Ichi's cut.
That's time! Ichi's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Verygood looks to land a right hand but Ichi moved out of range.
Ichi avoids the body shot from Verygood.
Ichi shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Verygood throws out a counter right but Ichi avoids it with no problem.
Verygood connects with a leg kick. Ichi looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Ichi doesn't manage to clinch there - Verygood circles away.
Ichi needs to keep his hands up - Verygood had a free shot at his head there.
Verygood cracks Ichi with an open hand slap.

Verygood gets tackled into the cage by Ichi. Ichi maintains the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Verygood lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Ichi just leaning against Verygood, taking a breather.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Verygood.
Verygood lands with a light punch inside.

Shin Ichi's cut is getting worse.
Verygood lands with a short punch from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Verygood misses with a hook from the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Verygood.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Verygood misses with a punch on the inside.
Verygood throws a head punch that misses.
Verygood struggles to land a body shot inside as Ichi controls his hands.
Verygood lands a shoulder strike.
A short body shot lands from Verygood as the two fighters clinch.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

Verygood decides to pull guard.
Ichi looking to pass the guard.
Ichi trying to control but Verygood is working from the bottom.
Verygood wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Shin Ichi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Kurt Verygood is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Verygood keeping moving, preventing Ichi from controlling successfully.
Verygood seems keen to control Ichi's posture.
Ichi trying to control the position from guard on top but Verygood is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Verygood is adopting a defensive guard.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Ichi drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.

Ichi tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Verygood holding on.
Verygood is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Verygood wants to improve his position but Ichi is controlling well.
Verygood is controlling Ichi's trapped leg to prevent Ichi from advancing to side control.

Ichi wants to work for an arm triangle but Verygood is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Verygood is controlling Ichi's trapped leg to prevent Ichi from advancing to side control.
Ichi wants to lay and pray for a moment but Verygood keeps working.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Verygood is looking for a sweep. Ichi is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

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

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Tarja Halkonen scores the fight 27:30
Judge Marco Blurström scores the fight 27:30
Judge Arvi Lind scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kurt Verygood!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
34%

 

Event: Angry Birds War 25     
Date:   May 28, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Bob Johnson and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The crowd seem to be enjoying Stress Disorder's choice of entrance music: Bring Pain. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

162 cm
19
135 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
172 cm
19
140 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Very quick
BJJ Purple Belt
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 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Bob Johnson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder!
The judges for this bout are Anni Minnemäki, Matti Vanhoillinen and Tarja Halkonen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Stress Disorder throws out a loose jab but Johnson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Johnson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Johnson has Stress Disorder up against the cage in a clinch.

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

Stress Disorder looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.

Johnson got a little sloppy there for a moment and Stress Disorder has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Johnson has managed to get both his arms back between Stress Disorder's legs - danger averted.

Stress Disorder has his foot on Johnson's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Johnson works his way back into a safe position though.
Johnson is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Stress Disorder trying to control the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stress Disorder keeping moving, preventing Johnson from controlling successfully.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:38 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Post Traumatic Stress Disorder!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
49%

 

Event: Angry Birds War 13     
Date:   Apr 29, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kyle Clark and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Stress Disorder is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Bring Pain. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

168 cm
20
135 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
172 cm
18
140 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter fighter
Cuts easily
BJJ Blue Belt
Basic striking
Granite chin

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Juggernaut And Gladiators



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, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Kyle Clark!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Anni Minnemäki and Arvi Lind.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Clark throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Stress Disorder tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Clark is in Stress Disorder's guard.
Stress Disorder looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.

Clark drops back looking for a leg! Stress Disorder is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Stress Disorder manages to kick Clark off! Clark jumps back into Stress Disorder's guard.
Stress Disorder keeping moving, preventing Clark from controlling successfully.
Stress Disorder is controlling Clark's posture.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Clark trying to control but Stress Disorder is working from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stress Disorder controlling Clark's posture.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Clark takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Clark moves out of range as Stress Disorder strikes.
Clark fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Stress Disorder lands with a shot to the body.

Stress Disorder drives through and clinches with Clark against the cage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder lands with a light punch inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A nice left hand lands by Stress Disorder.
Clark looking for a takedown.
Clark has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Stress Disorder avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Kyle Clark. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Clark manages to break the clinch.
Stress Disorder scores with a leg kick.
Stress Disorder feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Clarks jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Stress Disorder jabs at Clark's body.
Clark darts in looking for a takedown but Stress Disorder gets double underhooks and turns Clark into the cage.
Stress Disorder connects with the punch.
Clark throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Clark throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder lands a glancing blow to the side of Clark's head.
Stress Disorder fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Clark looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
A left lands for Stress Disorder.
Clark takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Clark fails in his attempt to clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Clark throws an off balance right hand
and Stress Disorder counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Stress Disorder connects with an inside leg kick.
Stress Disorder lands a nice looking body shot.
Clark on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Stress Disorder connects with a crisp jab.
Stress Disorder digs a good body shot into Clark's ribs.
Stress Disorder lands with a cross.
Clark tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Stress Disorder wants to counter with a clinch but Clark pushes him away.
Stress Disorder lands a glancing blow to the side of Clark's head.
Clark takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Stress Disorder moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A telegraphed right hand from Stress Disorder misses the target.
As Stress Disorder looks to move away, Clark throws a big counter combo but Stress Disorder just gets out of the way.
Clark misses with a jab, cross combination.

Stress Disorder pushes Clark up against the cage in a clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stress Disorder lands a nice shot to the body.
Stress Disorder working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

Clark breaks from the clinch.
Clark looks to be in better condition than last time we saw him fight. Obviously he's been working hard on his cardio.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Stress Disorder gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Clark landing some decent shots from guard.
Stress Disorder pulls Clark in close to prevent any damage.
Let's hope that Stress Disorder has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
Clark controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Clark trying to control the position from guard on top but Stress Disorder is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Stress Disorder has managed to work for a loose triangle. I think Clark should be able to defend this one pretty easily though. Oh, Stress Disorder has tightened it up now! Clark should have reacted faster there - he's in big trouble and yes, he's tapped out! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Post Traumatic Stress Disorder!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
50%

 

Event: Angry Birds War - Round 2     
Date:   Apr 11, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Alexandre Silva and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Stress Disorder has chosen Bring Pain as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the ring.

162 cm
25
140 lbs
3 - 2 - 0
172 cm
18
140 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
Good takedowns
Brawler
Cuts easily
BJJ Blue Belt
Basic striking
Granite chin

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Juggernaut And Gladiators



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 New York, Alexandre Silva!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Tarja Halkonen and Ben Zyskovitsi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Silva gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Stress Disorder.
Silva takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Silva with a lazy takedown attempt
and Stress Disorder cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Silva misses with a takedown attempt
and Stress Disorder counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Nice body punch from Stress Disorder.
Silva shoots in and drives through. Stress Disorder sprawls well.
Stress Disorder is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexandre Silva. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Stress Disorder bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Stress Disorder scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Silva takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Silva has a takedown stuffed.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Stress Disorder lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Stress Disorder scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Stress Disorder keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Silva shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Stress Disorder as he avoids it easily.
Silva sets himself, and Stress Disorder steps forward looking for the clinch! Silva avoids it this time.

Stress Disorder moves into the clinch successfully.
Stress Disorder scores with a shoulder strike.
Silva has had enough of the clinch but Stress Disorder keeps him there for the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Silva jumps guard but Stress Disorder stands there with Silva around his waist. Silva gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Stress Disorder scores with a shot to the side of Silva's head.
Stress Disorder scores with a nice hook to the head.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Stress Disorder.
Silva is trying to maintain a safe position but Stress Disorder gets an underhook and turns Silva into the ropes.
Stress Disorder has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Stress Disorder is working Silva over against the ropes.
Stress Disorder softening up his opponent with strikes, against the ropes.
Stress Disorder lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Stress Disorder works on Silva's body with a couple of short punches.
Silva is breathing heavily.
Stress Disorder is leaning against Silva and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Stress Disorder.
Silva tries to pull guard but Stress Disorder holds him up against the ropes and eventually Silva drops back down to his feet.
Stress Disorder scores with a shoulder strike.
Silva has a couple of punches blocked by Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Silva.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Stress Disorder lands with a left to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stress Disorder pushes Silva back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Stress Disorder scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Stress Disorder working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Stress Disorder lands with a light punch inside.
Stress Disorder is working Silva over against the ropes.
Stress Disorder lands a body punch.
A short uppercut from Stress Disorder.
Silva tries to break free but Stress Disorder pushes him back against the ropes.
Silva letting Stress Disorder take a breather here.
Stress Disorder taking a breather.
A nice right hand lands inside from Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A short body shot lands from Stress Disorder as the two fighters clinch.
A right hand to the body from Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder stops a takedown attempt from Silva.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stress Disorder lands with a right to the head.
Stress Disorder lands a right hand.
Stress Disorder scores with a nice hook to the head.
A right handed body shot lands from Stress Disorder.
Silva's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Stress Disorder lands a nice shot to the body.
Stress Disorder works on Silva's body with a couple of short punches.
Stress Disorder lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Stress Disorder makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A short right from Stress Disorder on the inside.
Nice body punch from Stress Disorder - that landed with a thud.
Stress Disorder scores with a hook to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Stress Disorder lands a hook that snaps the head of Silva backwards.
Stress Disorder gets through Silva's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Stress Disorder lands an uppercut.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Stress Disorder lands a left hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stress Disorder effectively controlling the action here.
Silva jumps guard but Stress Disorder stands there with Silva around his waist. Silva gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
We've been informed that Stress Disorder has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.
With the fighters clinched against the ropes, Stress Disorder creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Silva jumps guard but Stress Disorder turns him against the ropes and keeps the fight standing.
Silva tries to break free but Stress Disorder pushes him back against the ropes.
Stress Disorder works on Silva's body with a couple of short punches.
Silva throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Stress Disorder has Silva pressed against the ropes, preventing Silva from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Silva has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Stress Disorder is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Still in the clinch, Stress Disorder scores with a nice short uppercut.
Stress Disorder lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Stress Disorder scores with a shoulder strike.
Silva tries to pull guard but Stress Disorder forces him back to his feet, against the ropes.
Still in the clinch, Stress Disorder scores with a nice short uppercut.
Stress Disorder scores with a shoulder strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.



Silva shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Silva showed some decent athleticism there.
Stress Disorder controlling the position for now.
Stress Disorder has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Silva is working away from the top position though.
Stress Disorder has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stress Disorder is looking for a sweep. Silva is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Silva is keen to just control but Stress Disorder is a slippery customer.
Stress Disorder is looking for a sweep. Silva is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stress Disorder trying to control but Silva postures up.
Silva looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Silva tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.

Stress Disorder clinches up with Silva and pushes him back against the ropes.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Stress Disorder lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Stress Disorder throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Silvas head.
Stress Disorder lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Silva backwards.
Stress Disorder slows down the pace here.
Stress Disorder lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A short right from Stress Disorder on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stress Disorder works on Silva's body with a couple of short punches.
Silva misses with a knee to the head.
A nice left hand lands by Stress Disorder.
A short body shot lands from Stress Disorder as the two fighters clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Stress Disorder cracks Silva with a nice body shot.
Stress Disorder lands a hook to the side of the head.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Silva tries to land knees in the clinch but Stress Disorder avoids the damage to the body.
Stress Disorder lands a right hand.
Stress Disorder taking a breather.
Nice body punch from Stress Disorder.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
A left hand lands to the body for Stress Disorder.
Silva's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Stress Disorder lands with a right to the head.
Stress Disorder lands a right hand that snaps the head of Silva backwards.

Silva is rocked!
A short right hand to the side of the head by Stress Disorder.
Oh Silva is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
A right hand to the body from Stress Disorder.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stress Disorder lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A frustrated look appears on Silva's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Stress Disorder leaning his opponent against the ropes.
Silva seems to have got his legs back now.
Stress Disorder lands with a light punch inside.
Stress Disorder lands a body shot in the clinch.
Stress Disorder digs a right hand into Silva's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Silva's gas tank.
Stress Disorder presses Silva against the ropes and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Stress Disorder throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Silvas head.
Stress Disorder lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Silva.
Stress Disorder throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Silva tries for a takedown but Stress Disorder manages to get underhooks.
A nice left hand lands by Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Stress Disorder presses Silva against the ropes and delivers a mid-strength body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Still in the clinch, Stress Disorder scores with a nice short uppercut.
With the fighters clinched against the ropes, Stress Disorder creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nice body punch from Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder softening up his opponent with strikes, against the ropes.
Stress Disorder lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Stress Disorder leaning his opponent against the ropes.
A short right from Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder softening up his opponent with strikes, against the ropes.
Stress Disorder lands with a short shot to the head.
Stress Disorder scores with a shot to the side of Silva's head.
Stress Disorder works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Stress Disorder cracks Silva with a nice body shot.
Stress Disorder pushes Silva back against the ropes and unloads with a body punch.
Stress Disorder lands a shot to the body.
Stress Disorder gets through Silva's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Stress Disorder scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Silva will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Stress Disorder lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Silva drops his hands momentarily and Stress Disorder takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Stress Disorder moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Silva takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Stress Disorder bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Silva's head backwards.
Stress Disorder cracks Silva with a right hand to the side of the head.

Stress Disorder drives through and clinches with Silva against the ropes.
Stress Disorder scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Silva tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Stress Disorder presses Silva against the ropes and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Stress Disorder lands a body punch in the clinch.
A nice left hand lands by Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder scores with a shot to the side of Silva's head.
Stress Disorder throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Stress Disorder makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stress Disorder lands a nice uppercut.
Silva wants a takedown but no success here.
Stress Disorder scores with a nice hook to the head.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder lands with a right to the head.
Stress Disorder throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Stress Disorder lands with a left to the head.
A right handed body shot lands from Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder digs a right hand underneath Silva's ribcage. Silva let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Silva's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Stress Disorder dips a shoulder and cracks Silva with a mighty uppercut! Silva falls back against the ropes and Stress Disorder unloads with a barrage of strikes! Silva is completely out with his eyes open, only supported by the ropes! Save him ref! Eventually the ref decides to do his job and jumps in - Stress Disorder screams abuse at the incompetent official before going over to celebrate with his corner. Brutal stuff!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:49 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Post Traumatic Stress Disorder!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
85%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Feb 10, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Damion Mccarver and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Stress Disorder has chosen Bring Pain as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. We have two fighters making their debuts here, so let's see who comes out of this one with their first professional victory.

170 cm
18
137 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
172 cm
18
140 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Solid boxing
Big heart
BJJ White Belt
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 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Damion Mccarver!
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 Los Angeles, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mccarver tries a low kick but Stress Disorder avoids it.
Mccarver throws a sloppy head kick and Stress Disorder moves out of range easily.
Mccarver takes one to the chin there.

Mccarver closes the distance and clinches.
Stress Disorder struggles to land a body shot inside as Mccarver controls his hands.
A shot in the inside from Stress Disorder.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Stress Disorder.
Mccarver is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Stress Disorder gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Stress Disorder lands on the inside with an uppercut.
A hook to the body from Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder stalls.
Stress Disorder misses with a hook from the clinch.
Stress Disorder lands a body shot in the clinch.
Mccarver tries to break the clinch but Stress Disorder is controlling the position.
Stress Disorder scores with a shoulder strike.
Good body shot from Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder working some nice short punches in the clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mccarver looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Stress Disorder working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Stress Disorder lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Mccarver tries to pull guard but Stress Disorder won't allow it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stress Disorder misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mccarver tries for a takedown but Stress Disorder manages to get underhooks.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Damion Mccarver. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Stress Disorder lands a shot to the body.
Mccarver letting Stress Disorder take a breather here.
Stress Disorder stalling the fight.
Stress Disorder receives a warning from the referee for stalling.
A right hook to the body lands for Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder lands a body punch.
Mccarver blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Stress Disorder has Mccarver pressed against the cage, preventing Mccarver from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
A nice right hand lands inside from Stress Disorder.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder tries to work over Mccarver's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short right from Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Stress Disorder lands a body shot.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Stress Disorder working some nice short punches in the clinch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Stress Disorder creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Stress Disorder misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mccarver prevents a body shot from Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder digs a right hand underneath Mccarver's ribcage. Mccarver let out a lung full of air as it connected.
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!
Mccarver is trying to push Stress Disorder away but Stress Disorder has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Mccarver is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Mccarver blocks an uppercut.
Mccarver has had enough of the clinch but Stress Disorder keeps him there for the moment.
Stress Disorder works on Mccarver's body with a couple of short punches.
Mccarver wants to break the clinch but can't.
Mccarver has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Stress Disorder after a bit of a struggle.
Stress Disorder lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Mccarver backwards.
Stress Disorder lands a hook to the side of the head.
Stress Disorder is working Mccarver over against the cage.
Stress Disorder lands a shoulder strike.
Mccarver tries to circle away but Stress Disorder has him pinned against the cage.
Stress Disorder working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Stress Disorder presses Mccarver against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Stress Disorder softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Stress Disorder has Mccarver pushed against the cage.
Stress Disorder misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stress Disorder scores with a nice hook to the head.
Mccarver is trying to break the clinch but Stress Disorder has him pressed against the cage.
Mccarver is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Stress Disorder avoiding damage.
Stress Disorder has Mccarver pressed against the cage, preventing Mccarver from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Stress Disorder makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Stress Disorder scores with a hook to the body.
Mccarver jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Stress Disorder walks away with a smile on his face. Mccarver gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.

Stress Disorder closes the distance and pushes Mccarver back into the cage.
Stress Disorder digs a right hand underneath Mccarver's ribcage. Mccarver let out a lung full of air as it connected.
A right hand to the body from Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder throws a head punch that misses.
Stress Disorder keeps control of Mccarver as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Mccarver wants to get back to striking at distance but Stress Disorder won't allow it.
Stress Disorder pushes Mccarver back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Stress Disorder lands with a light punch inside.
Stress Disorder leaning against his opponent.
Mccarver goes for a takedown attempt but Stress Disorder pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mccarver misses with a series of wild punches.

Stress Disorder closes the distance and clinches.
Stress Disorder keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Mccarver's efforts to push away.
Mccarver takes a shot to the head.
Stress Disorder lands a right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Stress Disorder lands a body punch in the clinch.
Stress Disorder keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Mccarver's efforts to push away.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder lands with a light punch inside.
Good body shot from Stress Disorder.
Mccarver wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Stress Disorder scores with a shoulder strike.
Mccarver tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Stress Disorder smiles and moves away.
Mccarver throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Stress Disorder.
Mccarver swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.



Mccarver moves into range and clinches up with Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder tries to work over Mccarver's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Stress Disorder has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A short uppercut from Stress Disorder.
Mccarver is trying to break the clinch but Stress Disorder has him pressed against the cage.
Stress Disorder lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Stress Disorder throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Mccarver is trying to break the clinch but Stress Disorder has him pressed against the cage.
Mccarver tries to circle away but Stress Disorder has him pinned against the cage.
Stress Disorder prevents Mccarver from breaking the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder lands an uppercut.
Stress Disorder lands an uppercut.
Stress Disorder lands with a short punch from the clinch.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Stress Disorder 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.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stress Disorder fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Stress Disorder misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Stress Disorder has Mccarver pressed against the cage, preventing Mccarver from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Stress Disorder will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Mccarver up against the cage.
Stress Disorder tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stress Disorder lands a left hand.
Mccarver wants to break free but Stress Disorder has control.
Stress Disorder lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Stress Disorder lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Mccarver.
A nice left hand lands by Stress Disorder.
Mccarver wants to break free but Stress Disorder has control.
Mccarver tries for a takedown. No joy.
Mccarver looking for a takedown.
Mccarver looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Stress Disorder tries a body shot but Mccarver blocks it.
Stress Disorder lands with a right to the head.
Stress Disorder lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Mccarver is trying to force a seperation but Stress Disorder has the dominant position.
Mccarver prevents a body shot from Stress Disorder.
Mccarver can't break the clinch.
Mccarver tries to circle away but Stress Disorder has him pinned against the cage.
Stress Disorder scores with a shoulder strike.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mccarver is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Mccarver wants to break the clinch but can't.
Stress Disorder lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Mccarver is trying to break free.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Stress Disorder.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mccarver working hard to break the clinch.
Mccarver drops down looking for an ankle pick but Stress Disorder pulls his leg out and moves away.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Damion Mccarver. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Stress Disorder looks to throw the jab but Mccarver is out of range.
Sloppy strikes from Mccarver. Those never looked like landing.
Mccarver misses with a series of wild punches.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Mccarver needs to keep his hands up - Stress Disorder had a free shot at his head there.
Damion Mccarver is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Mccarver gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Mccarver fails to land with a series of punches.

Stress Disorder closes the distance and clinches.
Mccarver wants to break the clinch but can't.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Stress Disorder.
Mccarver looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Stress Disorder throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Mccarvers head.
Stress Disorder lands with a short shot to the head.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Stress Disorder.
Mccarver is trying to break the clinch but Stress Disorder is controlling him.
Stress Disorder lands a shoulder strike.
Stress Disorder working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Stress Disorder can't find room to land a body shot as Mccarver controls the action.
Stress Disorder scores with a nice hook to the head.
A hook to the body from Stress Disorder.
Stress Disorder digs a right hand into Mccarver's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Mccarver's gas tank.
Stress Disorder is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Stress Disorder goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Stress Disorder leaning against his opponent.
Stress Disorder fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Stress Disorder leaning against his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Stress Disorder fails to land.
Stress Disorder lands a right hand.
Stress Disorder tries to stall but Mccarver uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Stress Disorder throws a punch but it's blocked by Mccarver.
Stress Disorder misses with a body punch.
Stress Disorder struggles to land a body shot inside as Mccarver controls his hands.
Stress Disorder lands a body punch.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Stress Disorder lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mccarver is trying to break the clinch but Stress Disorder has him pressed against the cage.
Stress Disorder throws a punch but it's blocked by Mccarver.
A head punch on the inside from Stress Disorder fails to land.
Mccarver is trying to break the clinch but Stress Disorder is controlling him.
Mccarver has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Mccarver wants to break the clinch but can't.
Mccarver wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Stress Disorder has him pressed against the cage.
Mccarver wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Mccarver is looking to break free of the clinch but Stress Disorder has double underhooks.
Stress Disorder lands a right hand that snaps the head of Mccarver backwards.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Mccarver lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Stress Disorder circles away quickly and effectively.
Stress Disorder scores with the left hand. Mccarver knows he should have avoided that one.
Mccarver connects with a right hand. Stress Disorder shakes it off.
Stress Disorder throws a front kick aimed at Mccarver's knee but Mccarver avoids it well.
Mccarver swinging wildly here.
Mccarver throws a right and a left that both miss.

Stress Disorder moves into the clinch successfully.
Stress Disorder's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
Stress Disorder pushes Mccarver back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mccarver is trying to push Stress Disorder away but Stress Disorder has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Stress Disorder scores with a shot to the side of Mccarver's head.
Stress Disorder working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Mccarver wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
A shot in the inside from Stress Disorder.
A bit of stalling here from Stress Disorder.
Mccarver tries to break free but Stress Disorder pushes him back against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stress Disorder lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Mccarver wants to get back to striking at distance but Stress Disorder won't allow it.
Mccarver wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Stress Disorder throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Mccarvers head.
Mccarver wants to get back to striking at distance but Stress Disorder won't allow it.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Stress Disorder.
Mccarver has had enough of the clinch but Stress Disorder keeps him there for the moment.
A head punch on the inside from Stress Disorder fails to land.
Stress Disorder has a couple of punches blocked by Mccarver.
Stress Disorder misses with the head strike.
Mccarver is trying to force a seperation but Stress Disorder has the dominant position.
Stress Disorder stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Mccarver is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Stress Disorder manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
A right handed body shot lands from Stress Disorder.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mccarver is trying to break the clinch but Stress Disorder is controlling him.
Mccarver fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Mccarver wants to get back to striking at distance but Stress Disorder won't allow it.
Mccarver is trying to break free.
A short right from Stress Disorder on the inside.
Mccarver is trying to break the clinch but Stress Disorder has him pressed against the cage.
Mccarver tries to break the clinch but Stress Disorder is controlling the position.
Mccarver has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Stress Disorder avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
Stress Disorder keeps control of Mccarver as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Mccarver wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A frustrated look appears on Mccarver's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Mccarver is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Mccarver tries to circle away but Stress Disorder has him pinned against the cage.
Mccarver is looking to break free of the clinch but Stress Disorder has double underhooks.
Stress Disorder pushes Mccarver back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Mccarver wants to get back to striking at distance but Stress Disorder won't allow it.
Mccarver has had enough of the clinch but Stress Disorder keeps him there for the moment.
Mccarver wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Stress Disorder lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Mccarver looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Mccarver wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Mccarver can't break the clinch.
Mccarver is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Mccarver wants to break free but Stress Disorder has control.
Mccarver wants to break free but Stress Disorder has control.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Stress Disorder scores with a hook to the body.
Stress Disorder is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Damion Mccarver has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Damion Mccarver. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Mccarver wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Mccarver is trying to force a seperation but Stress Disorder has the dominant position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Mccarver working hard to break the clinch.
Stress Disorder lands with a short shot to the head.
Mccarver misses with some punches.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 26:30
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 27:30
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Post Traumatic Stress Disorder!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
50%

 

 
 
 
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