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Event: IFCFN1: Thomas vs Mayer     
Date:   Nov 09, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Jax Thomas (ranked 24 p4p, 4 weight class) and Damen Mayer (ranked 239 p4p, 32 weight class). Thomas comes to the cage accompanied by Killing is my business, and business is good! - Megadeth. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

175 cm
24
170 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
170 cm
28
150 lbs
16 - 5 - 0
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

HELLBENT
Riner Clothing and Laundry (85%)

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Jax Thomas!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Timothy Bukovac and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mayer fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Mayer with a jab.
Thomas scores with a shot to the body.

Thomas gets tackled into the cage by Mayer. Mayer maintains the clinch.
Mayer misses with a hook to the ribs.

Thomas escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Thomas misses the jab.
Nice takedown defense from Thomas. No joy for Mayer on that attempt.
Mayer fails with the takedown
enabling Thomas to counter with a crisp jab.

It looks like Damen Mayer has been cut.
Thomas uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mayer.
Thomas swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Mayer ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Thomas moves away.
An attempted straight right counter from Thomas misses the target.
Mayer shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Thomas but Thomas pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Jax Thomas has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Damen Mayer.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mayer throws a jab but it's blocked by Thomas.
Thomas was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Mayer shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Thomas counters with a stiff right hand.
Mayer tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Thomas manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Mayer ducks under a wild hook from Thomas.
Mayer misses with a takedown attempt
and Thomas counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Thomas scores with a shot to the body.
Mayer throws a sloppy body shot
enabling Thomas to counter with a crisp jab.

Mayer is rocked!
Mayer misses with an uppercut. Thomas saw that one coming.
Thomas is looking for a counter combo.

Mayer shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Thomas is trying to defend but Mayer finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Thomas is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Mayer's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Mayer's back!
What can Mayer do to escape this position? He's going to have to figure it out pretty quick if he wants to stay in the fight!
Thomas controlling well, preventing Mayer from escaping the position.
Mayer is very frustrated here, being controlled quite effectively by Thomas.
Mayer tries to escape the position - he's now mounted. Is that better or worse? Hard to tell!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayer wants to control but Thomas is having none of it.
Thomas unloads with some shots from mount but Mayer bucks and avoids them well.
Thomas looking to finish with strikes here!
Thomas trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Thomas looking to finish with strikes here!
Mayer wants to control but Thomas is having none of it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Thomas thowing strikes but they're hitting the gloves, not doing any damage.
Mayer is wriggling around trying to escape.
Thomas tries to control but Mayer wriggling away.
Thomas prevents Mayer from getting the reversal.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Thomas avoids the attempt from Mayer to control.
Mayer regains half guard.
Thomas passes to full mount!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jax Thomas dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Damen Mayer'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.



Thomas gets caught napping as Mayer dives in and scores a takedown. Thomas manages to retain guard.
Mayer trying to control but Thomas is working from the bottom.
Mayer trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Thomas looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Thomas is trying to control the position but Mayer postures up.
Thomas is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mayer avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Thomas.

Mayer looking to force a kimura from the bottom here. He's concentrating on that move too much though and Thomas pushes past his half guard into mount!
Mayer tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mayer gets back to half guard.
Mayer is trying to get back to full guard.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Thomas in particular looking to stall.
Mayer is pressing down on Thomas's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

Mayer has his foot on Thomas's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Thomas works his way back into a safe position though.
Thomas looking to pass the guard.
Thomas postures up.
Mayer utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Mayer is trying to keep Thomas in close.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Thomas controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Thomas trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Thomas slips nicely into half guard.
Thomas thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Thomas is trying to control. Mayer wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Thomas tries to pass to full mount but Mayer defends it.
Mayer trying to hold on to Thomas's head to control him but Thomas postures up.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayer connects with the punch.

Mayer is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Thomas's half guard.

Thomas has one foot on Mayer's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.
Damen Mayer seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Thomas with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Mayer to score with a decent uppercut.
Mayer shoots in but no luck this time.
Mayer tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Thomas counters with a stiff right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mayer shoots in for a takedown but Thomas shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Thomas is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Mayer fails with the takedown.
Jax Thomas has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Damen Mayer.
Mayer scores with a jab.
Mayer misses with an uppercut. Thomas saw that one coming.

Mayer gets a clinch.

Thomas breaks the clinch.
Mayer uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Thomas.
Mayer lands a nice shot that snaps Thomas's head back.
Mayer misses with a looping right.
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 Jax Thomas will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Damen Mayer's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Mayer fails with the takedown
and Thomas counters with a lovely straight right hand!
No luck with that takedown attempt from Mayer.
Mayer tests Thomas's chin there with a solid looking shot.
A jab from Mayer misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Thomas ducks under a wild hook from Mayer.
It looked like Thomas wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

Thomas lands a big right hand that sends Mayer crashing to the mat! Thomas stays standing though and waves Mayer back to his feet!
Mayer is still on wobbly legs! Can Thomas finish him?
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Mayer gets a clinch.
Mayer throws a punch but it's blocked by Thomas.

Thomas's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Jax Thomas is winning the standup battle so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mayer has a takedown stuffed.
Jax Thomas has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Damen Mayer.
Mayer misses with an uppercut
and Thomas counters with a deadly accurate combination that rocks Mayer badly! He tries to strike back but Thomas puts an end to that with another precision combo that knocks Mayer out cold! Oh man, Mayer will never hear the end of this one!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:16 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Jax Thomas!
Jax Thomas retains his lightweight title!
Jax Thomas decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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pop
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RATING
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Event: IFC 73: Mayer vs Chugman     
Date:   Oct 20, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Damen Mayer (ranked 675 p4p, 82 weight class) and Klaus Chugman (ranked 196 p4p, 24 weight class). Damen Mayer could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Klaus Chugman's chin.

170 cm
28
150 lbs
15 - 5 - 0
150 cm
24
130 lbs
18 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
Counter fighter
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Klaus Chugman!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mayer is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Chugman.

Mayer forces Chugman back against the cage and clinches.

Mayer has dropped down and is working for a takedown. Chugman is trying to keep an underhook but Mayer manages to get the takedown into half guard.
The fighters are battling for position here. Chugman manages to regain full guard. Nice work.

Chugman had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Mayer defends it easily.

Chugman has an active guard here but Mayer has managed to pass into half guard.
Chugman gets back to full guard.
Mayer stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Chugman swivels though and keeps the full guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

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

Chugman has his foot on Mayer's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Mayer works his way back into a safe position though.
Chugman keeping full guard, as Mayer tries to pass.

Chugman escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Mayer gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mayer pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Chugman is keeping the position for now.
Mayer will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.

Chugman had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Mayer defends it easily.
Chugman keeping moving, preventing Mayer from controlling successfully.

Chugman is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Mayer advances position into side control!
Mayer working the head and body with strikes.
Mayer wants to control but Chugman is keeping him busy.

Mayer thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Chugman is trying to improve his position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Mayer looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Chugman gets back to half guard.

Chugman looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

Chugman looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Chugman wants to improve his position but Mayer is controlling well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Well, if Mayer 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.

Chugman looking for submissions off his back.
Chugman is staying active underneath Mayer, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Mayer thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Mayer looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Chugman slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.

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

Chugman is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Mayer defends well.
Mayer trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

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

Chugman is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Mayer slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.

Mayer is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Chugman is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Chugman tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Mayer trying to control the action but Chugman is working from the bottom.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Chugman is trying to improve his position.
Chugman is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Mayer off and has taken his back!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Chugman uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mayer.
Chugman with the counter takedown but Mayer avoids it easily.
Damen Mayer seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mayer shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Chugman sprawls well. Chugman wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Mayer gets slowly back to his feet.
Chugman is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Mayer shoots in looking for a takedown but Chugman manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Mayer's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Chugman feints the counter takedown.

Chugman clinches with his opponent.
Mayer tries a body shot but Chugman blocks it.
Chugman tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Mayer just stands there and leans against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mayer has Chugman pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Chugman manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Damen Mayer. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Mayer ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Mayer no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.
Chugman landing some decent shots from guard.

Mayer looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.

Chugman has gone for a leg lock! Mayer slips out almost immediately though and dives into Chugman's guard.


That's one minute gone in the round.

Mayer thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Mayer stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Chugman swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Chugman throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Mayer won't allow Chugman to sweep him here.
Damen Mayer overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Mayer looking to pass the guard.
Mayer trying to control the position from guard on top but Chugman is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

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

Chugman working for a triangle but Mayer defends it easily.

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.
Mayer trying to control but Chugman is working from the bottom.

Chugman had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Mayer defends it easily.

Chugman looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Mayer trying to control but Chugman is working from the bottom.

Chugman looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.

Chugman working for submissions but it's allowed Mayer to get to half guard.

Mayer is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Chugman defends it well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chugman manages to get to full guard.
Mayer controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

Chugman throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Mayer stopping the sweep attempt from Chugman.

Chugman working for a triangle but Mayer defends it easily.
Mayer trying to control the position from guard on top but Chugman is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

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

Chugman looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Mayer passes into side control.
Chugman tries to bench press Mayer off him but Mayer keeps the position.
Mayer controls the position.
Mayer is looking to take a break and control but Chugman is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

Mayer tries for a kimura but Chugman is defending well.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Chugman tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Chugman is still trying to improve position.
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 Damen Mayer will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Chugman has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Chugman there as he acknowledges the shot.
Chugman displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Mayer.

Mayer is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Chugman's half guard.
Mayer is trying to control. Chugman wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Chugman wants to improve his position but Mayer is controlling well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mayer wants to lay and pray for a moment but Chugman keeps working.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Chugman looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Chugman is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Mayer is trying to work for a kimura but Chugman is defending well.
Chugman regains full guard. Nicely done.

Chugman escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Mayer gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Mayer passes Chugman's right leg, so he's now in half guard.

Chugman looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Chugman is trying to get back to full guard.
Chugman takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Mayer wants to control but Chugman is keeping him busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mayer prevents Chugman from improving his position.
Mayer wants to free his trapped foot but Chugman is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Mayer takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
The fighters are battling for position here. Chugman manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Mayer wants to control from the top but Chugman keeps moving.
Mayer working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Mayer pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Chugman is keeping the position for now.

Chugman looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Mayer engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.

Mayer 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.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Chugman escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Mayer gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Mayer looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Mayer is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Chugman can do to turn this around?
Mayer has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Mayer wants to control from the top but Chugman keeps moving.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.

Chugman has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Mayer can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Mayer is pushing down on Chugman's leg trying to pass to half guard. Chugman is fighting to maintain full guard but Mayer has managed to sneak the leg through.

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

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

Chugman looking for submissions off his back.
Mayer seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Chugman does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

Chugman looking for submissions off his back.
Mayer is trying to control the action in half guard but Chugman is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Damen Mayer is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Chugman makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Chugman.
Klaus Chugman has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Mayer stays in close to Chugman's body and controls the position.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Damen Mayer!
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RATING
27%

 

Event: IFC 70: Fischer v Warholm     
Date:   Sep 29, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Dumba Diame Jr (ranked 2167 p4p, 247 weight class) and Damen Mayer (ranked 838 p4p, 88 weight class). Diame Jr comes to the cage accompanied by Get It On The Floor. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

183 cm
23
157 lbs
8 - 7 - 0
170 cm
27
150 lbs
14 - 5 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Dumba Diame Jr!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Diame Jr fails with the takedown.
Diame Jr misses with a takedown

and Mayer counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Diame Jr seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.
Mayer is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Mayer stopping the sweep attempt from Diame Jr.
Mayer trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Mayer looking to sit in guard and control but Diame Jr gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.


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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Damen Mayer!
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Event: IFC 67: Thomas vs Chugman     
Date:   Sep 08, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Abdel Mumu (ranked 374 p4p, 45 weight class) and Damen Mayer (ranked 568 p4p, 64 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
23
169 lbs
10 - 3 - 0
170 cm
27
150 lbs
14 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Heavy handed

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Sin City Allstars

THE END 32



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Abdel Mumu!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mumu stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Mumu wants it to stay on the feet.
Mumu walks into a straight right hand from Mayer.
Mayer fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Mumu avoids it really well and circles away.
Mumu connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Mumu misses with a straight right.
Mayer throws a hook to the side of Mumu's head but Mumu sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
It looked like Mumu wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mumu misses with a straight left.
Mayer gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Mumu counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Abdel Mumu has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Damen Mayer.

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

Mayer is rocked!

It looks like Damen Mayer has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Mayer.
Mumu takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Mayer avoids the head kick by Mumu.
Mumu blocks a jab.
Mayer keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Abdel Mumu is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Mumu avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Mumu is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
The fight stays on the outside here - Mayer looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Mumu ducks right into an uppercut from Mayer.
Mayer tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Mumu counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mayer throws a lazy uppercut
and Mayer takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Mumu stuffs the takedown.
As Mayer backs away, Mumu returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Mumu circles away from the clinch attempt
and Mumu counters with a right hand from hell and Mayer is out cold! A vicious knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:26 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Abdel Mumu!
Abdel Mumu decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: IFC MW 36: Mayer vs Lomachenko     
Date:   Aug 22, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Damen Mayer (ranked 342 p4p, 43 weight class) and Evgeni Lomachenko (ranked 425 p4p, 52 weight class). Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

170 cm
27
150 lbs
14 - 3 - 0
168 cm
29
152 lbs
13 - 10 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Fast

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Evgeni Lomachenko!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Don Winkell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Lomachenko gets a takedown into half guard.
Mayer on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Mayer tries to roll over but Lomachenko keeps him under control.

Mayer is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Lomachenko pulls his head out easily.
Lomachenko missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Mayer wants to get back to full guard.

Mayer looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Lomachenko trying to mount his opponent but Mayer defends it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Mayer actively working from the bottom here.

Mayer is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Lomachenko pulls his head out easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mayer makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Mayer.

Mayer is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Lomachenko's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Lomachenko with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Lomachenko trying to move into half guard but instead Mayer has managed to sweep!


Mayer drops back looking for a leg! Lomachenko is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Lomachenko manages to kick Mayer off! Mayer jumps back into Lomachenko's guard.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Mayer wants to pass the guard but Lomachenko is keeping the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lomachenko looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Lomachenko bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Mayer's guard.


Mayer has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Lomachenko can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Lomachenko lands a couple of digs.
Lomachenko lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.

It looks like Damen Mayer has been cut.

Mayer looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Lomachenko has picked Mayer up and slammed him! Mayer can't keep hold of the triangle and Lomachenko manages to pass to side control!
Mayer tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Mayer gives up the full mount - oops, sloppy defensive grappling there!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayer tries to reverse the position but Lomachenko maintains control.
Lomachenko raining down shots from the mount!
Mayer is in a horrible position here. Lomachenko smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.
Mayer regains half guard.

Mayer looking for submissions off his back.
Lomachenko working the head and body with strikes.
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. Lomachenko connects with a nice short shot to Mayer's temple.
Lomachenko is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Mayer is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Lomachenko scores with a couple of nice shots.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lomachenko scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Lomachenko scoring with strikes to the body and head.

Mayer is rocked!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Mayer looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Oh Mayer is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Lomachenko working over Mayer with some ground and pound. Mayer looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.

Damen Mayer's cut is getting worse.
Lomachenko is sitting in half guard. He's postured up and lands a nice elbow. Oh, Mayer is hurt! He's hurt bad - Lomachenko fires away with more strikes and the referee jumps in to save Mayer from any more punishment! Congratulations to Lomachenko! Great finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:46 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Evgeni Lomachenko!
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Event: NJMMA 64     
Date:   Jul 21, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Damen Mayer (ranked 123 p4p, 16 weight class) and Snake Duanesboy (ranked 616 p4p, 73 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

170 cm
27
150 lbs
14 - 2 - 0
170 cm
22
148 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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HELLBENT



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Snake Duanesboy!
The judges for this bout are John Kavanagh, Reed Andrews and Joseph Jones.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Mayer clinches.
Duanesboy is trying to break the clinch but Mayer is controlling him.
Mayer tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Duanesboy blocks a body shot from Mayer.
Mayer has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Duanesboy after a bit of a struggle.

Duanesboy breaks the clinch.
Damen Mayer seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mayer shoots in and drives through. Duanesboy sprawls well.
Mayer slips under a jab from Duanesboy.

Mayer darts in and clinches Duanesboy up against the ropes.
Mayer is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Duanesboy is defending well.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Damen Mayer. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Duanesboy gets underhooks to prevent Mayer's takedown attempt.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Duanesboy.

Duanesboy breaks the clinch.
Good standup being displayed there by Duanesboy as he connects with a hook.
Mayer with a lazy takedown attempt
and Duanesboy counters with a nice uppercut.
Mayer with a lazy takedown attempt
and Duanesboy connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Duanesboy throws a jab but it's blocked by Mayer.
Mayer appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Mayer darts in trying to clinch
and Duanesboy counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Duanesboy dips to his left and cracks Mayer with an uppercut!

Mayer rushes Duanesboy and presses him up against the ropes.

Duanesboy breaks the clinch.
Mayer has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Holding Cell in the buildup to the fight.
Mayer lands with an uppercut that bounces Duanesboy off the ropes and back into range.
Mayer shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Duanesboy as he avoids it easily.
It seemed like Duanesboy was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Mayer misses with a wild body shot.
Mayer tries to clinch but Duanesboy moves out of range.
Duanesboy throws a big shot that misses.
Snake Duanesboy is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Mayer throws a leg kick that misses.
Duanesboy throws out a loose jab but Mayer uses good head movement to avoid it.
Duanesboy throws a body punch but Mayer moves out of range.
The fighters circling - Mayer throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Mayer tries to clinch up but Duanesboy circles away and keeps his distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mayer tries for a takedown but Duanesboy sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Duanesboy throws a looping overhand right but Mayer ducks down to avoid it.
Nice shot by Duanesboy.
The fight stays on the outside here - Mayer looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Duanesboy looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Mayer throws an overhand right that lands on Duanesboy's shoulder, as Duanesboy tries to avoid the shot.
Duanesboy throws out a counter right but Mayer avoids it with no problem.
Mayer has his takedown stuffed
enabling Duanesboy to counter with a crisp jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Duanesboy lands a nice shot to the body.
Mayer bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Mayer feinted with a counter takedown.
Duanesboy missing with a left hand there. Mayer was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Mayer wants to clinch but Duanesboy slips to the side
and Duanesboy counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Duanesboy throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Duanesboy is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Mayer had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayer fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Mayer shoots in but no luck this time.
Mayer tries to clinch there but Duanesboy circles away.
Duanesboy swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Mayer misses with a straight left.
Duanesboy looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Mayer doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Duanesboy counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Mayer tries to clinch but Duanesboy is having none of it.
Mayer tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Duanesboy swivels and escapes.
Mayer steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Duanesboy.
Mayer is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
It seemed like Duanesboy was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

Mayer takes the fight into the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Duanesboy escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Duanesboy misses with an uppercut. Mayer saw that one coming.
Mayer ducks right into an uppercut from Duanesboy.
Mayer moves in looking to clinch but Duanesboy pushes him off.
Mayer fails with an attempt to clinch.
A big left from Duanesboy misses.

Mayer closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Duanesboy to the mat! Duanesboy manages to get full guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Mayer drops back for a leg but he's not going to get it - he lets go and Duanesboy dives on top into guard.


Mayer is looking for a triangle but Duanesboy pushes his legs off easily.
Duanesboy wants to control from the top but Mayer keeps moving.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A telegraphed right hand from Duanesboy misses the target.
Mayer pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mayer throws a head kick that misses
and Duanesboy connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Nice defenses there by Mayer.
Duanesboy throws a lazy right hand but Mayer sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Mayer half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Duanesboy feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Mayers jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Duanesboy uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Mayer has time to react.

Mayer scores with a takedown into Duanesboy's guard.
Mayer tries to free his leg and advance position but Duanesboy is retaining full guard.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.

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


That's one minute gone in the round.
Mayer is looking to regain half guard here but Duanesboy keeps moving and retains side control.

Duanesboy decides to take the fight back to the feet.
Mayer shoots and misses
and Duanesboy counters with a nice uppercut.
Mayer throws a good cross that connects.
Mayer uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Duanesboy.
Mayer misses with a hook
and Duanesboy counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Mayer tries to clinch
and Duanesboy counters with a right hand to the body.
Snake Duanesboy seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Mayer blocks a jab.
Duanesboy misses with a wild body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Duanesboy scores with a jab. Mayer acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Duanesboy 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.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Mayer.
Duanesboy keeps the fight on the outside.
Duanesboy misses with a wild body shot.
Mayer throws a poor cross that misses
letting Duanesboy counter with a right hand.
Mayer takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Duanesboy ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Mayer moves away.
Mayer shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Damen Mayer. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Mayer walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Mayer fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Duanesboy avoids it really well and circles away.
Duanesboy looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayer blocks a jab.
Mayer tries to clinch there but Duanesboy circles away.
Duanesboy looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Mayer tries to clinch up against the ropes, rushing in to close the distance. Duanesboy manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Duanesboy! But no joy.
Mayer staying out of range there.
Duanesboy swats away the attempt to clinch by Mayer.
Duanesboy has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Mayer keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Duanesboy swats away the attempt to clinch by Mayer.
Duanesboy looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Mayer tries to clinch up.
Mayer moves out of range of the strikes.
Mayer attempts a counter takedown but Duanesboy avoids it well and moves away.
Mayer shoots and misses
and Mayer takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mayer shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Duanesboy counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Duanesboy changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Mayer swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Duanesboy thuds a left hand into Mayer's body.
Mayer ducks right into an uppercut from Duanesboy.
Duanesboy stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.

Mayer shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Mayer showed some decent athleticism there.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Mayer seems to be looking for submissions.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.

Mayer wants to work for an arm triangle but Duanesboy is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Duanesboy scores with a shot to the body.
Mayer misses with a takedown
and Duanesboy counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Duanesboy takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Mayer gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Mayer takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Mayer uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Duanesboy.
Duanesboy throws a hook to the side of Mayer's head but Mayer sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Duanesboy swats away the attempt to clinch by Mayer.
Duanesboy keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Damen Mayer. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Duanesboy scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Mayer tries to close the distance and clinch up but Duanesboy swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Duanesboy looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Duanesboy fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Duanesboy ducks right into an uppercut from Mayer.
Mayer tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Duanesboy defends well and Mayer ends up having to push Duanesboy into the ropes where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Duanesboy lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Mayer is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

Mayer has managed to clinch.
Mayer throws a head punch that misses.

Duanesboy's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Mayer slips a straight right by Duanesboy.
Mayer feinted with a counter takedown.
Mayer looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mayer lands a jab to the head.
Mayer shoots in looking for a takedown. Duanesboy tries to sprawl out of it but Mayer keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the ropes. Duanesboy manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Duanesboy steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Mayer.
Mayer with a poor takedown
enabling Duanesboy to counter with a crisp jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
The fighters circling - Duanesboy throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Mayer.
Duanesboy darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Mayer doesn't manage to clinch there - Duanesboy circles away.
Mayer wants to clinch
and Duanesboy connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Duanesboy stuffs the takedown attempt from Mayer. Mayer gets slowly back to his feet.
Mayer moves to clinch but Duanesboy breaks away
and Duanesboy counters with a nice uppercut.
Duanesboy misses with a wild body shot.
Mayer defending well as Duanesboy loads up on a big left hand.
Mayer tries for a takedown but Duanesboy sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Mayer throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Duanesboy counters with a stiff right hand.
Mayer with a poor takedown
and Duanesboy counters with a left to the body.
Mayer is looking to clinch but Duanesboy is avoiding it.
A jab lands there for Duanesboy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mayer misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.

Mayer fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Duanesboy, pushing him back against the ropes.
Mayer doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Duanesboy escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Duanesboy defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Mayer.
Duanesboy throws out a counter right but Mayer avoids it with no problem.
Mayer throws an overhand right that lands on Duanesboy's shoulder, as Duanesboy tries to avoid the shot.
Duanesboy doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Duanesboy throws a big shot that misses.
Good standup being displayed there by Duanesboy as he connects with a hook.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mayer tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Duanesboy counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Mayer ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Snake Duanesboy really dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Mayer looks to clinch
and Mayer takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Mayer goes for a double leg but Duanesboy avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the ropes as Duanesboy continues to drive forward.
Duanesboy takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Mayer lands with a cross.
Duanesboy jabs Mayer to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Duanesboy scores with a jab to the head.
Mayer connects with a good right hand that stumbles Duanesboy. Duanesboy circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Duanesboy cracks Mayer with an open hand slap.
Duanesboy stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Duanesboy wants it to stay on the feet.

Duanesboy gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Mayer to score an easy takedown into full guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Duanesboy is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Duanesboy looking to hit a scissor sweep but Mayer is one step ahead there.
Mayer wants to pass the guard but Duanesboy is keeping the position.
Mayer pushing down on Duanesboy's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.

Mayer is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Duanesboy sees it coming and defends easily.

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.
Duanesboy holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
Damen Mayer overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

Mayer is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.

Mayer trying to work for an americana but Duanesboy has managed to regain full guard.
Duanesboy controls Mayer momentarily but Mayer frees himself.
Duanesboy keeping full guard, as Mayer tries to pass.
Mayer is working hard here to advance position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayer trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Duanesboy manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!


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

Mayer looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.

Mayer escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Duanesboy gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Duanesboy trying to control but Mayer is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mayer can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Duanesboy controls the pace.

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

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

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Mayer tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Duanesboy stuffs the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Damen Mayer. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Duanesboy swats away the attempt to clinch by Mayer.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mayer fails with the takedown
and Mayer takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Mayer shoots in and drives through. Duanesboy sprawls well.
Mayer shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Duanesboy as he avoids it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Damen Mayer. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Duanesboy scores with a punch to the head.
Duanesboy swats away the attempt to clinch by Mayer.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Duanesboy! But no joy.
Mayer dives in and grabs Duanesboy's left leg, looking for a takedown. Duanesboy pushes down on Mayer's head and hops out.
Duanesboy throws a hook to the side of Mayer's head but Mayer sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Duanesboy catches Mayer with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Mayer tries to clinch
and Duanesboy counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Mayer ducks under a wild hook from Duanesboy.
Duanesboy misses with an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Duanesboy staying out of range there.
Mayer wants to clinch up but Duanesboy keeps it at a distance.

Mayer has taken the fight to the clinch.
Mayer keeps control of Duanesboy as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.

Duanesboy escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Duanesboy throws a jab when Mayer was well out of range.
Mayer misses with a takedown attempt
letting Duanesboy counter with a right hand.
Mayer is trying hard to land a takedown here. Duanesboy sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Duanesboy misses with a right hand

and Mayer decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Duanesboy's guard.

Duanesboy has butterfly guard. He's looking to stand up here. He pushes Mayer off him and springs to his feet nicely. The crowd applauds.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mayer closes the distance looking to clinch
and Duanesboy connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Duanesboy jabs at Mayer's body.
Mayer has his takedown stuffed
and Duanesboy connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Mayer ducks under a wild hook from Duanesboy.
Snake Duanesboy is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Mayer is defended easily by Duanesboy.
Duanesboy cracks Mayer with a right hand to the side of the head.
Mayer closes the distance looking to clinch
and Duanesboy counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Duanesboy lands with an overhand left.
Mayer fails in his attempt to clinch.
Duanesboy stuffs the takedown.
Mayer shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Duanesboy but Duanesboy pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Mayer tries to clinch but Duanesboy is having none of it.
Mayer moves out of range as Duanesboy strikes.

Mayer darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Mayer is working for an americana but Duanesboy has been sneaky and has managed to get back to half guard, whilst Mayer was thinking about the submission.
Duanesboy is trying to keep Mayer in close.
Damen Mayer has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Duanesboy seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Duanesboy manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Mayer manages to get himself to full guard.


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

And that's the end of the fight!
Snake Duanesboy comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Duanesboy 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 John Kavanagh scores the fight 45:50
Judge Reed Andrews scores the fight 46:50
Judge Joseph Jones scores the fight 46:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Snake Duanesboy!

Snake Duanesboy is the new featherweight champion!
After the fight, Snake Duanesboy was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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Event: NJMMA 60     
Date:   Jun 16, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Damen Mayer (ranked 161 p4p, 21 weight class) and Just Fight Me (ranked 583 p4p, 71 weight class). Just Fight Me has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Damen Mayer's chin.

170 cm
26
150 lbs
13 - 2 - 0
150 cm
28
133 lbs
15 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Cardio machine
Decent wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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KOMBAT KLOTHING



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Just Fight Me!
The judges for this bout are Lou da Vinci, Reed Andrews and Chad Campbell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Fight Me pushes Mayer up against the cage in a clinch.
Mayer working aggressively here.
Fight Me tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Fight Me goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mayer looking for a takedown.
A head punch on the inside from Fight Me fails to land.
Nice body punch from Fight Me.
Fight Me misses with a hook from the clinch.
A short uppercut from Fight Me.

Mayer has hold of one of Fight Me's legs. Fight Me is fighting the takedown attempt but Mayer gets the trip and lands the takedown into guard.
Mayer advances position into side control!

Mayer is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Fight Me knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.

Mayer working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

Mayer is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Fight Me knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
An elbow from Mayer crashes against the mat.

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.

Mayer looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.

Mayer looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.

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

Mayer is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Fight Me has escaped the position, nice work there.
Mayer prevents Fight Me from escaping the position.
Mayer will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Mayer has hold of Fight Me's arm. He's looking for a kimura. Fight Me seems comfortable defending it but Mayer has shifted his position slighty and is cranking on the arm! Fight Me is real pain and he's forced to tap out! Fight Me is disgusted with himself for not defending it better but Mayer couldn't care less - he's delighted!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:20 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Damen Mayer!
Damen Mayer retains his featherweight title!
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Event: NJMMA #57     
Date:   May 26, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Damen Mayer (ranked 168 p4p, 18 weight class) and Roman Boesku (ranked 1335 p4p, 140 weight class). Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Roman Boesku enters the cage!

170 cm
26
150 lbs
12 - 2 - 0
170 cm
21
158 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Solid Muay Thai
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Roman Boesku!
The judges for this bout are David Schapiro, Alyssa Summers and John Roberts.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Boesku fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Boesku fails with the takedown.
Mayer lands a glancing blow to the side of Boesku's head.
Mayer slips under a jab.
Boesku lands with a right hand.
Boesku fails with the takedown.
Damen Mayer has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Roman Boesku.

Boesku tries to sprawl but Mayer drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Boesku regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Mayer.
Mayer is looking to pass into half guard but Boesku pushes him away with his feet and jumps on top - now Boesku is in guard.

The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boesku trying to control the position from guard on top but Mayer is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Mayer looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.

Mayer looking for a guillotine here but Boesku defends easily.
Mayer is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Mayer keeping full guard, as Boesku tries to pass.
My spies in Cats Killers Academy Mma inform me that Boesku has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!

Mayer is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.

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.
Boesku passes into half guard.

Boesku is working for a submission of some sort.
Boesku trying to control from half guard but Mayer is working away.

Boesku is working for a kimura but Mayer is defending it quite comfortably.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Boesku seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Mayer does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

Boesku is working for a submission of some sort.

Mayer looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

Boesku is working for a submission of some sort.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Mayer makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Mayer.

Mayer has an omoplata and is looking to use it perhaps as a submission or perhaps to transition. Boesku is in a bit of discomfort here, but he's managed to free himself and has dived into side control! That didn't work out too well for Mayer.
Mayer is trying to improve his position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
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 Damen Mayer will probably get the nod.
That's time! Mayer's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Boesku shoots in for a takedown but Mayer shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.

Mayer drives through with a takedown into Boesku's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Damen Mayer overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Boesku working a defensive guard but Mayer passes into half guard.

Mayer is working for a kimura but Boesku is defending it quite comfortably.

Boesku is defending against the submission attempts here by Mayer.
Mayer is pressing down on Boesku's thigh, looking to free his foot. Boesku is holding on for now.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Boesku works his way to full guard. Good work.
Mayer postures up.

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

Boesku engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Mayer keeping moving, preventing Boesku from controlling successfully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Boesku throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

Mayer is looking for a triangle but Boesku pushes his legs off easily.

Mayer throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

Mayer is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Boesku is aware though and is defending well.

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

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Boesku throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Mayer works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Mayer is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Boesku can do to turn this around?
Boesku connects with a couple of short punches.

Mayer looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Mayer is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Boesku defends well.
Boesku content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.

Boesku got a little sloppy there for a moment and Mayer has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Boesku has managed to get both his arms back between Mayer's legs - danger averted.
Mayer is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

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

Mayer wants to pass the guard but Boesku is keeping the position.
Mayer trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Boesku manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!

Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Boesku postures up in Mayer's guard and throws a big left but Mayer blocks it.
Mayer keeping moving, preventing Boesku from controlling successfully.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Boesku closes the distance and clinches up with Mayer, looking for a takedown. Boesku pushes Mayer against the cage but Mayer circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Mayer throws a shot from downtown. Boesku moves away and avoids it.

Mayer looking for a takedown here - he's got it.

Boesku had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Mayer defends it easily.

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

Boesku is working Mayer over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mayer looking to hit a scissor sweep but Boesku is one step ahead there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mayer keeping moving, preventing Boesku from controlling successfully.
Boesku is looking to work some ground and pound but Mayer has wrist control.

Mayer isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Boesku stacks Mayer on his neck as he steps over and passes to the side. He's now in a much more dominant position where he can look to do some serious damage. Nice move by Boesku!
Mayer is not in a great position here, taking some shots.

Boesku thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Mayer is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Boesku looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Mayer is not content to let Boesku control the position.

Boesku looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Boesku is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.

Mayer is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Boesku pulls his head out easily.

Mayer looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Boesku controlling the pace.
Boesku wants to pass the guard but Mayer is defending well.

Mayer looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Mayer moves into full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Boesku fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Mayer fails with an attempt to clinch.

Mayer gets a takedown into half guard.

Mayer is working for a kimura but Boesku is defending it quite comfortably.

Mayer is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.

Mayer seems to be working for a kimura but Boesku defends the submission attempt.

Mayer is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Boesku gets back to full guard.

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

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.

Mayer is trying to get an arm triangle but Boesku is defending well.

Mayer is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Boesku has escaped the position, nice work there.
Boesku is trying to improve his position.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Boesku looking to pass the guard.
Boesku wants to control from the top but Mayer keeps moving.
Boesku is looking to work some ground and pound but Mayer has wrist control.
Boesku trying to control but Mayer is working from the bottom.

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


That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Mayer slips nicely into half guard.

Boesku is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Mayer pulls his head out easily.

Mayer looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

Boesku looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Damen Mayer had his way with Roman Boesku 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. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Boesku misses the shot to the body.
Boesku looks for a takedown but Mayer sprawls well.
Boesku misses with a takedown

and Mayer counters with a single leg into guard. Boesku didn't expect that.

Boesku looking for a guillotine here but Mayer defends easily.
Mayer stands and throws Boesku's legs to the side, diving into side control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.

Mayer is working for a kimura but Boesku is defending it quite comfortably.
Mayer is looking to advance position but Boesku won't allow it.

Mayer is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Boesku tries to get to full guard but Mayer has control of the leg.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.

Mayer is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Boesku is just riding it out for now. Mayer eventually gives up the hold.
Boesku trying to control here.
Roman Boesku has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

Mayer is trying to work for a kimura but Boesku is defending well.
Mayer is thwarting Boesku's attempts to control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Boesku looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Mayer tries to pass to full mount but Boesku defends it.
Boesku makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Boesku.

Boesku escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Mayer gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Mayer trying to move into half guard but instead Boesku has managed to sweep!

Boesku pushes down on Mayer's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Mayer is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Mayer looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

Boesku is working for a submission of some sort.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge David Schapiro scores the fight 49:46
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 49:46
Judge John Roberts scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Damen Mayer!

Damen Mayer retains his featherweight title!
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23%

 

Event: NJMMA #53     
Date:   Apr 28, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Jose The Blitz (ranked 168 p4p, 21 weight class) and Damen Mayer (ranked 425 p4p, 50 weight class). Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

165 cm
28
149 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
170 cm
26
150 lbs
11 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
BuriedAlive// Fight Gear

Aspire Clothing
Hellraiser FightGear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose The Blitz!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
The judges for this bout are Joseph Jones, John Kavanagh and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mayer tries to clinch there but The Blitz circles away.

Mayer clinches with his opponent.
Mayer misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mayer struggles to land a body shot inside as The Blitz controls his hands.
The Blitz can't find room to land a body shot as Mayer controls the action.
Mayer lands with a left to the head.
Mayer blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
The Blitz tries for a takedown. No joy.
Mayer throws a head punch that misses.
The Blitz misses with a punch to the body.
A head punch on the inside from Mayer fails to land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mayer blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
The Blitz blocks an uppercut.
Mayer prevents a takedown attempt there.
The Blitz blocking some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The Blitz struggles to land a body shot inside as Mayer controls his hands.
The Blitz misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Mayer.
Mayer presses The Blitz against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
The Blitz tries for a takedown. No joy.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jose The Blitz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Mayer tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mayer working aggressively here.
The Blitz has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Mayer avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
Mayer tried to land a shot to the body but connects with The Blitz's elbow.
Mayer lands with a right to the head.
Mayer can't find room to land a body shot as The Blitz controls the action.
Mayer tried to land a shot to the body but connects with The Blitz's elbow.
Mayer goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
The Blitz is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Mayer has a couple of punches blocked by The Blitz.
Mayer lands a body shot.
A nice left hand lands by Mayer.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mayer tries to throw a body punch but The Blitz avoids it by throwing Mayer back against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Mayer fails to land.
The Blitz is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Mayer is defending well for now.
Mayer misses with the head strike.
The Blitz takes a shot to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by The Blitz.
Mayer misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mayer can't find room to land a body shot as The Blitz controls the action.
Mayer fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Mayer throws a blind hook that connects with the side of The Blitzs head.
Mayer lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Mayer managing to block the knees to the body from The Blitz.
Still in the clinch, Mayer scores with a nice short uppercut.
Mayer misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch blocked on the inside by The Blitz.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The Blitz has Mayer pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Mayer manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Mayer misses with some punches.
The Blitz misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mayer tries to throw a body punch but The Blitz avoids it by throwing Mayer back against the cage.
Mayer tried to land a shot to the body but connects with The Blitz's elbow.
Mayer on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Mayer managing to block the knees to the body from The Blitz.
Mayer works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Mayer lands with a light punch inside.
Mayer avoiding damage as The Blitz throws knees to the body.
Mayer scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Good body shot from Mayer.

Mayer is trying to trip The Blitz. He has hold of a leg but The Blitz is hopping around, keeping his balance for the moment. Mayer persists though and gets the takedown into guard.

Mayer has gone for a leg lock! The Blitz slips out almost immediately though and dives into Mayer's guard.

The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
The Blitz postures up in Mayer's guard and throws a big left but Mayer blocks it.
The Blitz has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mayer avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

Mayer is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and The Blitz defends well.

Mayer working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. The Blitz doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. The Blitz manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
We've been hearing good reports from The Blitz's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
The Blitz distracts Mayer with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.

Mayer working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. The Blitz doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. The Blitz manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Mayer forces The Blitz back against the cage and clinches.
The Blitz is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Mayer is defending well.
Mayer doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mayer.
The Blitz tries to work over Mayer's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mayer misses with a body punch.
A left hand lands to the body for Mayer.
Mayer throws a punch but it's blocked by The Blitz.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mayer misses with a punch to the body.
The Blitz tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Mayer avoids it.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Mayer.
The Blitz blocks an uppercut.
The Blitz is working for takedown but Mayer is calmly controlling the position for now.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The Blitz tries to work over Mayer's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mayer misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short right from Mayer on the inside.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Mayer.
Mayer misses with a hook to the ribs.
The Blitz trying to land knees to the body.
Mayer prevents a body shot from The Blitz.
Mayer doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Damen Mayer seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Mayer tries to throw a body punch but The Blitz avoids it by throwing Mayer back against the cage.
Mayer throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Mayer lands a right hand.
The Blitz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mayer working some nice short punches in the clinch.
The Blitz blocks an uppercut.
The Blitz blocking some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mayer tries a body shot but The Blitz blocks it.
Mayer tries a body shot but The Blitz blocks it.
Mayer blocks a body shot from The Blitz.
Mayer lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Mayer managing to block the knees to the body from The Blitz.
Mayer swings away with an uppercut that misses.
The Blitz goes for a takedown attempt but Mayer pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jose The Blitz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mayer closes the distance looking to clinch

and The Blitz counters with a single leg into guard. Mayer didn't expect that.

Mayer working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because The Blitz has passed into half guard!
Mayer is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Mayer with the active half guard here but The Blitz passes nicely into side control.
Mayer is trying to improve his position.
Mayer has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
The Blitz wants to control but Mayer is keeping him busy.
The Blitz is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Mayer will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Mayer is looking to reverse the position.
Mayer gets back to half guard.

Mayer is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but The Blitz pulls his head out easily.
Mayer has a hand on The Blitz's thigh, trying to get back to full guard. The Blitz takes advantage of the position though and mounts him!
The Blitz controlling the position easily from mount.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Mayer is looking to improve his position but The Blitz isn't that keen on the idea.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Damen Mayer showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Back to the action!


Mayer shoots in but no luck this time.
The Blitz half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
The Blitz swats away the attempt to clinch by Mayer.
The Blitz appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Mayer tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but The Blitz paws at him with a jab and circles away.
The Blitz appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Mayer has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Mayer avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Mayer looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

The Blitz gets tackled into the cage by Mayer. Mayer maintains the clinch.
Mayer doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mayer lands a hook that snaps the head of The Blitz backwards.
The Blitz tries to throw a body punch but Mayer avoids it by throwing The Blitz back against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The Blitz misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mayer can't find room to land a body shot as The Blitz controls the action.
The Blitz blocks an uppercut.
Mayer lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Mayer lands a right hand that snaps the head of The Blitz backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mayer misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mayer misses with a short punch on the inside.
The Blitz struggles to land a body shot inside as Mayer controls his hands.
The Blitz is working for takedown but Mayer is calmly controlling the position for now.
Mayer tries to throw a body punch but The Blitz avoids it by throwing Mayer back against the cage.
Mayer scores with a nice hook to the head.
Mayer struggles to land a body shot inside as The Blitz controls his hands.
Mayer tries to work over The Blitz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

The Blitz turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
Jose The Blitz overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Mayer tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but The Blitz wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
The Blitz wants to lay and pray for a moment but Mayer keeps working.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Mayer tries to slip a leg under to move to half guard but The Blitz presses down on the leg and jumps into full mount!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The Blitz trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Mayer is desperately trying to improve his position but The Blitz has a good base and remains in mount.
Mayer is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
The Blitz looking to control but Mayer is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Mayer sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayer is looking for a sweep. The Blitz is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Mayer with the active half guard here but The Blitz passes nicely into side control.
The Blitz is putting a hurting on Mayer here, landing some big shots from side control.
Mayer is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
The Blitz tries to move into full mount but can't pass Mayer's legs.
Mayer tries to buck The Blitz off but The Blitz is having none of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The Blitz just content to control the position.
Mayer is trying to get back to half guard.
The Blitz gets to mount! Mayer was on the offensive and wasn't defending properly.
The Blitz is landing with some decent strikes but Mayer is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Mayer is trying to escape the mount.
The Blitz fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jose The Blitz clearly takes that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


The Blitz gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Mayer.

Mayer clinches up with The Blitz and pushes him back against the cage.
Mayer misses with a hook to the ribs.
The Blitz blocking some punches.
The Blitz tries a body shot but Mayer blocks it.
A head punch blocked on the inside by The Blitz.
Mayer swings wildly with an uppercut but The Blitz uses good head movement to avoid it.
The Blitz blocking some punches.
Mayer tries to work over The Blitz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mayer lands an uppercut.
Mayer misses with a punch to the body.
The Blitz has Mayer pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Mayer manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
The Blitz tries to throw a body punch but Mayer avoids it by throwing The Blitz back against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Still in the clinch, Mayer scores with a nice short uppercut.
The Blitz prevents a body shot from Mayer.
Mayer tries a body shot but The Blitz blocks it.
Mayer working aggressively here.
The Blitz has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Mayer is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Mayer tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mayer tries to work over The Blitz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short left from Mayer.
Mayer misses with a body punch.
Mayer lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down The Blitz.

Mayer is fighting off a takedown attempt but The Blitz is just too persistent for him and manages to trip Mayer to the mat. Mayer regains guard as soon as the fighters hit the mat.

Mayer throws his legs up looking for a submission but The Blitz uses it to pass to side control.
Mayer is looking to regain half guard here but The Blitz keeps moving and retains side control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mayer is still trying to improve position.
Mayer keeps trying to improve his position.
The Blitz is looking to take a break and control but Mayer is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayer tries to buck The Blitz off but The Blitz is having none of it.
The Blitz working the head and body with strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Mayer is not content to let The Blitz control the position.
Mayer sneaks back into half guard.
Mayer wants to get back to full guard but The Blitz has mounted him!
The Blitz tries to control but Mayer wriggling away.
The Blitz scores with a couple of good head shots there.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Mayer is looking to get to half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Damen Mayer dominated that fourth round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!



The Blitz closes the distance and clinches.
Mayer tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Mayer misses with a punch to the body.
Mayer lands a left hand.
The Blitz tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Mayer avoids it.
The Blitz prevents a body shot from Mayer.
Mayer lands a shoulder strike.
The Blitz has Mayer pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Mayer manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mayer can't find room to land a body shot as The Blitz controls the action.
The Blitz can't find room to land a body shot as Mayer controls the action.
Mayer lands a body punch in the clinch.
Mayer lands a hook to the side of the head.
The Blitz blocks a body shot from Mayer.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The Blitz is looking to take this one to the mat.
The Blitz blocking some punches.
The Blitz blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mayer misses with a punch to the body.
Mayer goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mayer tries to work over The Blitz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Mayer misses with a body punch.
Mayer stops a takedown attempt from The Blitz.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jose The Blitz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Mayer tries a body shot but The Blitz blocks it.
Mayer goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mayer struggles to land a body shot inside as The Blitz controls his hands.
Mayer throws a head punch that misses.
The Blitz is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Mayer is defending well for now.
Jose The Blitz has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mayer swings wildly with an uppercut but The Blitz uses good head movement to avoid it.
A left hand lands to the body for Mayer.

The Blitz has Mayer pressed up against the cage. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. The Blitz pulls back from the cage and twists to the side, sending Mayer tumbling to the mat - The Blitz dives into Mayer's guard.

Mayer throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

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

Mayer is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Mayer has an omoplata and is looking to use it perhaps as a submission or perhaps to transition. The Blitz is in a bit of discomfort here, but he's managed to free himself and has dived into side control! That didn't work out too well for Mayer.
Mayer on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Mayer is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Mayer is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mayer tries to bench press The Blitz off him but The Blitz keeps the position.
Mayer regains half guard.

Mayer looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
The Blitz takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.

The Blitz is working for a submission of some sort.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Damen Mayer.
I think Mayer 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 Joseph Jones scores the fight 46:49
Judge John Kavanagh scores the fight 46:49
Judge Columbo Gatti scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Damen Mayer!

Damen Mayer is the new featherweight champion!
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Event: NJMMA #50: Mayer v The Blitz     
Date:   Mar 31, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Damen Mayer (ranked 246 p4p, 34 weight class) and Jose The Blitz (ranked 390 p4p, 48 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

170 cm
25
150 lbs
11 - 1 - 0
165 cm
27
149 lbs
12 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Cardio machine
Powerful takedowns
Counter fighter
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose The Blitz!
The judges for this bout are Russell Pearce, David Schapiro and Chad Campbell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Mayer moves into the clinch successfully.
Mayer has The Blitz pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. The Blitz manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.

The Blitz tightens his grip and picks Mayer up, before dumping him to the ground. Mayer manages to land in guard.
Mayer keeping moving, preventing The Blitz from controlling successfully.
My spies in Lovelair Muay Thai/MMA inform me that The Blitz has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!

Mayer had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. The Blitz defends it easily.
Mayer is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

The Blitz keeping control of the leg, stopping his opponent passing to mount.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

The Blitz is defending against the submission attempts here by Mayer.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The Blitz trying to control but Mayer postures up.
The fighters are battling for position here. The Blitz manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Mayer wants to pass the guard but The Blitz is keeping the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Mayer is fighting to break The Blitz's control of his arms but The Blitz is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Mayer advances position into side control!

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

Mayer is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but The Blitz is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.

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

Mayer goes for an armbar here - this could be all over! But no, The Blitz has escaped beautifully and is now on top in side control! Oh, that's unlucky for Mayer but great work by The Blitz.
The Blitz wants to lay and pray for a moment but Mayer keeps working.
Sloppy strikes there by The Blitz.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Mayer tries to buck The Blitz off but The Blitz is having none of it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The Blitz cracks Mayer with an elbow. That is naaassty.
Mayer is looking for a sweep.
Mayer looking for a sweep but The Blitz has passed into full mount! Oh no!
The Blitz lands a big shot there that rocks Mayer but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
The referee warns Mayer that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mayer is squirming around, avoiding The Blitz's attempts to control the action.
Mayer manages to regain half guard. Good work.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Mayer slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.

Mayer throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
The Blitz is pushing down on Mayer's leg trying to pass to half guard. Mayer is fighting to maintain full guard but The Blitz has managed to sneak the leg through.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jose The Blitz 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.



Mayer decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.

Mayer looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
The Blitz tries to roll over but Mayer keeps him under control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The Blitz moves into full guard.
Mayer pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. The Blitz is keeping the position for now.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jose The Blitz has got the better of the ground game so far.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:35 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Jose The Blitz!
Jose The Blitz is the new featherweight champion!
Jose The Blitz was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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Event: NJMMA March Madness     
Date:   Mar 03, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between David Paddington (ranked 884 p4p, 93 weight class) and Damen Mayer (ranked 294 p4p, 40 weight class). Paddington comes to the cage accompanied by Broken - Next time around. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

167 cm
20
153 lbs
6 - 0 - 0
170 cm
25
150 lbs
10 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Fast

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, David Paddington!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
The judges for this bout are John Kavanagh, Franklyn Lucas and Chad Campbell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mayer fails in his attempt to clinch.
Paddington throws a hook but Mayer avoids it easily.
Mayer changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Paddington scores with a hook.
A telegraphed right hand from Paddington misses the target.
Mayer looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Paddington is fending him off so far but Mayer persists. Nope, Paddington circles away and we're back to standing.
Mayer shoots in looking for a takedown but Paddington manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Mayer's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Mayer shoots in for a takedown but Paddington shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
David Paddington has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Damen Mayer.
Mayer misses with a takedown attempt - Paddington sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Paddington scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mayer takes one to the side of the head.
Mayer tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Paddington swivels and escapes.

Mayer closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Paddington leaning against his opponent.
Mayer is looking to control Paddington's arms but Paddington gets an underhook and turns him. Now Mayer has his back to the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Paddington pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Paddington looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Mayer moves in looking to clinch but Paddington pushes him off.
Paddington stuffs the takedown.
It looked like Paddington wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mayer. Paddington does a little dance to reset his feet.
Damen Mayer seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Paddington pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Mayer tries a low kick but Paddington avoids it.
Paddington throws out a loose jab but Mayer uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mayer shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Paddington but Paddington pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Mayer avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Paddington avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Mayer misses with a shot to the body
and Paddington counters with a lovely straight right hand!
David Paddington is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Paddington stuffs the takedown.

Mayer shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Paddington is trying to get back to full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Mayer is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Paddington doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Mayer.
Paddington moves into full guard.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Mayer works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Paddington is looking for a sweep. Mayer is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Paddington slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paddington trying to keep a closed guard but Mayer is proving a slippery customer.
Paddington wants to sweep here but Mayer controlling him for the moment.
Mayer passes into half guard.
Paddington trying to control here.

Mayer is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Paddington wants to sweep but Mayer has passed to side control!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

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.
Mayer working away.
Paddington tries to improve position but can't.

Mayer is trying to get an arm triangle but Paddington is defending well.
Mayer moves into full mount!

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

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

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


A big left from Mayer misses.
Paddington connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Paddington is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Mayer can do to turn this around?

Paddington forces Mayer back against the cage and clinches.
Paddington tries to throw a body punch but Mayer avoids it by throwing Paddington back against the cage.
Paddington stops a takedown attempt from Mayer.
Paddington with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Paddington lands a right hand.
Paddington throws a knee to the head but misses.
Paddington lands a shot to the body.
Mayer tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Paddington just stands there and leans against the cage.

Mayer lands a takedown into guard.
Paddington trying to control the position.

Paddington is looking for a triangle but Mayer pushes his legs off easily.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

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


That's one minute gone in the round.
Paddington working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Paddington trying to control the action but Mayer is working from the bottom.
Mayer is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Paddington's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Mayer makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Mayer.

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

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

Mayer is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Paddington with a flurry of punches that miss.
Mayer avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Mayer is on top in guard.


Paddington had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Mayer defends it easily.
Mayer pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Paddington is keeping the position for now.

Mayer drops back for a leg but he's not going to get it - he lets go and Paddington dives on top into guard.


That's three minutes gone in the round.

Mayer is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Paddington defends well.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Mayer is on top in guard.

Mayer passes into half guard.
Paddington is trying to maintain the position but Mayer is very close to passing his half guard.
Mayer tries to pass the half guard into mount. Paddington knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
My spies in Holding Cell inform me that Mayer has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mayer is thwarting Paddington's attempts to control the position.

Mayer is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Paddington is just riding it out for now. Mayer eventually gives up the hold.
Mayer tries to pass to full mount but Paddington defends it.
Mayer blocks the strikes from Paddington.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Mayer is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Paddington sees it coming and defends easily.
Mayer tries to pass the half guard into mount. Paddington knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Damen Mayer will probably get the nod - 10:9.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Paddington missing with a left hand there. Mayer was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Mayer tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Mayer takes a jab right on the kisser.
Mayer bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Mayer tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Paddington swivels and escapes.
Mayer throws a sloppy head kick and Paddington moves out of range easily.
Mayer misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Paddington.
Mayer is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Mayer darts in looking for a takedown but Paddington gets double underhooks and turns Mayer into the cage.
Mayer shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Paddington pinned against the cage. Paddington gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
David Paddington has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Damen Mayer.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mayer tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Mayer ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Mayer displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Paddington throws out the jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mayer is looking to clinch but Paddington is avoiding it.
Mayer tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Paddington counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Paddington throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Mayer.
Mayer tries a head kick but it misses.
Mayer takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Mayer tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Paddington defends well and Mayer ends up having to push Paddington into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Mayer uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Paddington.
Paddington missing with a left hand there. Mayer was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Mayer feints the counter takedown.
Mayer moves in looking to clinch but Paddington pushes him off.

Mayer gets the takedown into side control.
Paddington looks to move to half guard but instead Mayer has passed into mount! Damn!

Mayer looking for an armbar but decides to keep the dominant position instead.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Mayer wants to finish this one by submission but Paddington is holding onto his waist, trying to prevent any attacks from Mayer.

Mayer is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Paddington is surviving well by controlling Mayer's body position as best he can.
Damen Mayer has got the better of the ground game so far.

Mayer working for a submission but Paddington is keeping him at bay.
Paddington can't escape the position.
Paddington is flailing around like a fish out of water, trying to land strikes.
Paddington is working to get back to half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paddington flailing away with punches but nothing is landing.
Paddington tries to improve his position but instead Mayer has taken his back!

Paddington defending nicely against the rear naked choke attempt.

Mayer tightening his grip on Paddington, looking for the choke.
Paddington manages to reverse the position and now he's in Mayer's guard. Nice work there by Paddington.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Paddington loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Paddington trying to control the position from guard on top but Mayer is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Mayer has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Paddington can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Paddington stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Mayer swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Paddington throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Mayer works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Paddington trying to control the position from guard on top but Mayer is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but David Paddington did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
That's time! Paddington's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Mayer ducks under a wild hook from Paddington.
Paddington thows a left - swing and a miss!
And Mayer tries to counter it with a takedown but Paddington pushes his down on his head and steps out.

Mayer gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Mayer drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
A head punch on the inside from Mayer fails to land.
Mayer on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Paddington throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Mayer blocks it with crossed arms.
Mayer is trying to pull guard but Paddington has him pressed against the cage.
Paddington tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Mayer avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Paddington throws a head punch that misses.
Paddington misses with a hook to the ribs.
Paddington throws an elbow but it's blocked.
A shot in the inside from Paddington.

Paddington escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Mayer has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.

It looks like Damen Mayer has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paddington misses the jab.
Paddington swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Mayer will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
It looked like Paddington wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
David Paddington has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Damen Mayer.
Mayer shoots in but Paddington avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Mayer steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Paddington.
Paddington is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Mayer wants to clinch up but Paddington keeps it at a distance.
As Mayer looks to move away, Paddington throws a big counter combo but Mayer just gets out of the way.
Mayer tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Paddington manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Mayer is looking to clinch.
Mayer tries to clinch up.
Paddington fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Mayer on the side of the head.
Mayer on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Paddington leaves Mayer with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mayer gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Paddington.

Mayer closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Paddington actively working from the bottom here.
Mayer is thwarting Paddington's attempts to control the position.
Paddington is looking to get back to full guard here but Mayer has managed to pass to side control instead.

Mayer tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Mayer has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Paddington is trying to strike from the bottom but Mayer has passed into full mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

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

Mayer working to secure an arm triangle but it's not happening for him just yet.
Mayer unloads with some shots from mount but Paddington bucks and avoids them well.
Paddington is looking to get to half guard.
Mayer is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Paddington can't stay in a position like this for much longer.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Paddington is just holding on here. Mayer manages to take his back.

Mayer is cranking Paddington's head sideways - that looks painful. He's managed to get his other arm under the chin and this looks bad for Paddington! He's tightened the choke and Paddington is tapping out!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:30 of round 4, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Damen Mayer!
Damen Mayer is the new featherweight champion!
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Event: NJMMA #36: The Blitz v Mayer     
Date:   Feb 03, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Jose The Blitz (ranked 218 p4p, 22 weight class) and Damen Mayer (ranked 1063 p4p, 105 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

165 cm
27
149 lbs
11 - 2 - 0
170 cm
25
150 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
Powerful takedowns
Counter fighter
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose The Blitz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
The judges for this bout are Franklyn Lucas, John Roberts and Bruno Lombardi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A low kick from Mayer misses

and The Blitz counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by The Blitz.

Mayer is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
The Blitz tries to free his leg and advance position but Mayer is retaining full guard.

Mayer pushes a forearm under The Blitz's chin to create some space. He's escaped his hips and pivoted quickly for an armbar! Can he extend the arm? Yes, The Blitz is tapping out! Damn, that was fast!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:36 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Damen Mayer!
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Event: UFF: Russia     
Date:   Dec 08, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Ricky Stephenson (ranked 3283 p4p, 294 weight class) and Damen Mayer (ranked 1349 p4p, 144 weight class). Stephenson kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Ricky Steamboat Theme Song. I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

180 cm
25
153 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
170 cm
24
150 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid boxing
Intelligent
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ricky Stephenson!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 8 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
The judges for this bout are Valeri Chadov, Vladimir Khabensky and Sergei Dronov.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Mayer closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.

Mayer is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Stephenson is just riding it out for now. Mayer eventually gives up the hold.
Mayer is thwarting Stephenson's attempts to control the position.

Mayer is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Stephenson defends it well.

Mayer is working for a submission of some sort.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stephenson is in trouble now - Mayer has advanced to mount!

That's one minute gone in the round.

Mayer wants to finish this one by submission but Stephenson is holding onto his waist, trying to prevent any attacks from Mayer.
Mayer wants to take his opponent's back but Stephenson doesn't allow it.

Mayer wants to finish this one by submission but Stephenson is holding onto his waist, trying to prevent any attacks from Mayer.
Stephenson is looking to improve his position but Mayer isn't that keen on the idea.
Stephenson is working hard here to advance position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Mayer is thinking about an arm triangle here, looking to tighten it up before moving to side control. Stephenson can see it coming though and defends well with a couple of strikes to the head and some good arm positioning.

Mayer moves into side control, trying to work for a kimura. That looks painful! Will he finish!!?? No, Stephenson has worked his arm free - good work by Stephenson!

Mayer is trying to get an arm triangle but Stephenson is defending well.
Stephenson prevents Mayer from improving position.
Stephenson definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Mayer advances nicely into full mount.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayer takes his opponent's back. Perhaps a chance to lock up a rear naked choke here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:29 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Damen Mayer!
Damen Mayer is the new featherweight champion!
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Event: DSOF 12     
Date:   Oct 28, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Damen Mayer (ranked 1674 p4p, 183 weight class) and Jesse Henley (ranked 3531 p4p, 332 weight class). Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

170 cm
23
150 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
175 cm
25
152 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
KO power
BJJ Brown Belt
Counter fighter
Very confident

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Jesse Henley!
The judges for this bout are Saam Ante, Daniel Blasius and Paul Aken.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Henley gets caught flat footed, as Mayer shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Mayer passes Henley's left leg - he's now in half guard.

Henley looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

Mayer is trying to work for a kimura but Henley is defending well.
Mayer is pressing down on Henley's thigh, looking to free his foot. Henley is holding on for now.

Mayer is working for a kimura but Henley is defending it quite comfortably.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Henley looking for submissions off his back.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Henley has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Mayer is working away from the top position though.
Henley moves into full guard.
Mayer slips nicely into half guard.

Mayer moves into side control, avoiding a weak kimura attempt from Henley.
Mayer advances to full mount.

Mayer looking to secure an arm triangle but Henley defends it well.

Mayer goes for an armbar but Henley turns quickly into his guard - lovely anticipation from Henley.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Mayer looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Henley tries to free his leg and advance position but Mayer is retaining full guard.
Mayer keeping moving, preventing Henley from controlling successfully.

Mayer escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Henley gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Henley trying to control but Mayer is working from the bottom.
Mayer wants to sweep but no luck.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Henley passes Mayer's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Mayer tries to roll over but Henley keeps him under control.

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

Henley seems to be looking for submissions.

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

Henley is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Mayer is just riding it out for now. Henley eventually gives up the hold.
Mayer is looking to improve his position.
Mayer slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.

Mayer working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Henley doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Henley manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

Mayer looking for a guillotine here but Henley defends easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Mayer gets a clinch.
Mayer just leaning against Henley, taking a breather.
A bit of stalling here from Mayer.
Henley has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.

Henley pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Henley connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Mayer instigates a clinch.

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

Mayer escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Henley gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.

Mayer working for a triangle but Henley defends it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Mayer is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Henley defends well.
Henley trying to control but Mayer is working from the bottom.
Henley postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

Henley has gone for a leg lock! Mayer slips out almost immediately though and dives into Henley's guard.

We've been hearing good reports from Mayer's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Mayer wants to pass the guard but Henley is keeping the position.

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.
Mayer slips nicely into half guard.

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

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

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

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Henley looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Mayer throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.

Henley looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Mayer is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Henley can do to turn this around?

Henley looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

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

Mayer is working for a submission of some sort.

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

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

Mayer is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Henley has managed to free his arm - good work.
Mayer is thwarting Henley's attempts to control the position.
Henley is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Mayer tries to pass the half guard into mount. Henley knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.

Henley actively working from the bottom here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Damen Mayer dominated that second round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!



Mayer closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.

Mayer is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Henley is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Mayer tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.

Mayer looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mayer working the body and head with strikes.
Mayer scoring with punches and elbows.
Henley is looking for a sweep.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Henley is still trying to improve position.
Henley manages to get back to half guard.
Damen Mayer overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Mayer passes the guard and advances to mount!

Mayer looking for an armbar but decides to keep the dominant position instead.
Henley is in all sorts of trouble here.

Mayer is going oldschool here, as he tries to force Henley to tap using a forearm choke. This isn't 1993 though, so Henley shrugs it off.

Mayer jumps to side control looking for an arm triangle but Henley manages to avoid the submission attempt.
Henley looking for a sweep but Mayer has passed into full mount! Oh no!
Jesse Henley has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Henley is looking to get to half guard.
Mayer landing strikes from the mount and Henley is in trouble!
Henley is desperately trying to get back to half guard.

Mayer jumps to side control looking for an arm triangle but Henley manages to avoid the submission attempt.

Mayer tries for a kimura but Henley is defending well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayer working away.

Mayer wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Henley, who protects the arm well.
Henley prevents Mayer from improving position.

Mayer is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Henley has escaped the position, nice work there.

Mayer working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Henley sneaks back into half guard.
Mayer trying to pass the guard but Henley defending well.
Henley tries to strike from the bottom but it doesn't land.

Henley is defending against the submission attempts here by Mayer.

Henley is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Mayer pulls his head out easily.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Saam Ante scores the fight 30:27
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 30:27
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Damen Mayer!

Damen Mayer retains his featherweight title!
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Event: DSOF 11     
Date:   Oct 21, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Orange Crush (ranked 2264 p4p, 249 weight class) and Damen Mayer (ranked 3017 p4p, 302 weight class). Orange Crush could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Damen Mayer's chin.

170 cm
26
150 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
170 cm
23
150 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
KO power
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Orange Crush!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
The judges for this bout are Saam Ante, Aafke Stam and Wagner Zegers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Crush avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Crush definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Mayer tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Crush manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

Crush instigates a clinch.
Crush prevents the takedown attempt.
Mayer tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Crush smiles and moves away.
Mayer throws an ugly left hook that misses

and Crush decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Mayer's guard.
Crush makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Crush trying to control the position from guard on top but Mayer is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Crush postures up in Mayer's guard and throws a big left but Mayer blocks it.

Crush is sitting in close to Mayer's body. Mayer has gone for a guillotine from the bottom. Oh damn, that looks pretty tight! Crush is panicking - it looks like this one could be all over! Yes, Crush is tapping! That was a very nice submission by Mayer.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Damen Mayer!
Damen Mayer is the new featherweight champion!
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Event: DSOF 8     
Date:   Sep 23, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Damen Mayer (ranked 3808 p4p, 387 weight class) and Energy Rating (ranked 4850 p4p, 451 weight class). Damen Mayer has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

170 cm
23
150 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
175 cm
25
155 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
KO power
Good takedowns
Brawler
Intelligent

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
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 Sydney, Energy Rating!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Paulsen Ambrosius and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Mayer changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Rating looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

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

Mayer is trying to get an arm triangle but Rating is defending well.
Rating is trying to control Mayer's posture but Mayer avoids it.

Mayer goes for an armbar here - this could be all over! But no, Rating has escaped beautifully and is now on top in side control! Oh, that's unlucky for Mayer but great work by Rating.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mayer tries to bench press Rating off him but Rating keeps the position.
Rating trying to control the position but Mayer is working away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mayer is looking for a sweep.
Mayer parries the strikes from Rating easily there. Rating is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Mayer to escape.
Rating working the body and head with strikes.
Mayer is trying to get back to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mayer is trying to work for a sweep but Rating has mounted him!
Rating wants to control the pace but Mayer is squirming around nicely.
Mayer is looking to get to half guard.
Mayer sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
Mayer slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Rating throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rating trying to control but Mayer is working from the bottom.
Mayer tries to land a sweep but no joy.

Mayer had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Rating defends it easily.
Rating in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

Mayer has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Rating can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Rating trying to control the position from guard on top but Mayer is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Rating controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Mayer tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Rating paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Rating tries to counter by closing the distance.

Rating pushes Mayer up against the cage in a clinch.
Mayer tries to pull guard but Rating won't allow it.
Rating stops a takedown attempt from Mayer.

Rating pulls guard successfully.
Mayer slips nicely into half guard.

Mayer seems to be working for a kimura but Rating defends the submission attempt.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Mayer tries to pass the half guard into mount. Rating knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Energy Rating dominated that round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Mayer misses with an uppercut. Rating saw that one coming.

Rating fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Mayer to the ground. Rating is now in Mayer's guard.
Rating wants to stand but Mayer is controlling his posture from full guard.
Rating has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Mayer keeping moving, preventing Rating from controlling successfully.
Mayer looking for a sweep. Not yet Mayer, not yet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Mayer pushes a forearm under Rating's chin to create some space. He's escaped his hips and pivoted quickly for an armbar! Can he extend the arm? Yes, Rating is tapping out! Damn, that was fast!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Damen Mayer!
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
30%

 

Event: Vereeuwigd 4     
Date:   Sep 06, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Damen Mayer (ranked 4805 p4p, 437 weight class) and Danny Caesar (ranked 6917 p4p, 536 weight class). Danny Caesar will no doubt be trying to keep this one on the feet, where he has a distinct advantage.

170 cm
23
150 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
160 cm
23
155 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
KO power
BJJ Blue Belt
Basic striking
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
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 Montreal, Danny Caesar!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Saam Ante and Nard Betker.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Caesar keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Mayer.
Caesar lands with a hook. Mayer tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Caesar keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
As Mayer backs off Caesar throws a huge counter combo but Mayer manages to avoid it all.
A shot to the liver by Caesar. Beautiful body shot.
Caesar scores with a hook to the body. Mayer takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Caesar lands with an uppercut that bounces Mayer off the cage and back into range.
Caesar lands a lovely overhand right.
Mayer showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Caesar.
Caesar misses with a two punch combination.
Caesar should think about turning a few of those tyres round his middle into muscle if he wants people to take him seriously as an athlete.
Caesar thumps Mayer with a low kick.
Mayer takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mayer tries to clinch but Caesar is having none of it.
Caesar swinging wildly here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Caesar scores to the head and body with a nice combination!

Caesar dives in and scores a takedown into Mayer's guard.

Caesar got a little sloppy there for a moment and Mayer has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Caesar has managed to get both his arms back between Mayer's legs - danger averted.
Caesar loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Caesar trying to control the position from guard on top but Mayer is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Mayer working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Caesar doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Caesar manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Mayer on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Mayer tries to get out of the position.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Damen Mayer!
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
65%

 

Event: Vereeuwigd 2     
Date:   Aug 23, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between H Akeem Cerezo (ranked 4724 p4p, 429 weight class) and Damen Mayer (ranked 7344 p4p, 562 weight class). Cerezo's entrance music is Not Falling - Mudvayne. A fine choice. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

176 cm
23
153 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
170 cm
23
150 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Good chin
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, H Akeem Cerezo!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
The judges for this bout are Nard Betker, Paulsen Ambrosius and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cerezo looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Cerezo definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Mayer is looking to clinch.
Mayer tries to clinch there but Cerezo circles away.
It looked like Cerezo wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Cerezo goes for a high kick. It partially lands.

It looks like Damen Mayer has been cut.

Mayer closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Mayer lands in his opponent's guard.

Mayer drops back looking for a leg! Cerezo is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Cerezo manages to kick Mayer off! Mayer jumps back into Cerezo's guard.
Mayer stands and throws Cerezo's legs to the side, diving into side control.

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

Mayer is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Cerezo knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cerezo tries to escape but Mayer is in control.

Cerezo wants to improve his position, back to half guard but Mayer has ideas of his own. He's got hold of Cerezo's far side arm and it looks like he's got an Americana. Ohh! Ohhhh! OOOOOOOOOH! A human being's arm is not meant to bend like that! Cerezo is tapping like a morse code operator on the Titanic! SOS SOS! He's out of here! Great win for Mayer!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:36 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Americana). Damen Mayer!
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
56%

 

Event: QFC Tournament 779 Round 4     
Date:   Aug 09, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Paul Wall and Damen Mayer. Paul Wall has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

167 cm
23
150 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
170 cm
23
150 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
Powerful takedowns
Basic striking
Very strong
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Paul Wall!
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 Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
The judges for this bout are Johanna Lukiainen, Anni Minnemäki and Marco Blurström.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mayer takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

Wall closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Mayer did well to prevent Wall getting side control.
Wall seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Mayer taking some punishment here, with Wall in his half guard.
Wall working Mayer over with strikes.
Mayer gets back to full guard.

Mayer has an active guard here but Wall has managed to pass into half guard.

Mayer looking for submissions off his back.
Mayer is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wall missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.

Mayer is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Wall pulls his head out easily.
Mayer is looking to get back to full guard here but Wall has managed to pass to side control instead.
Wall advances nicely into full mount.
Mayer working to try and regain half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mayer is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.

Wall goes for an armbar but he's not got it… Mayer turns into him and now he's in Wall's guard.
Mayer pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Wall is keeping the position for now.
Wall wants to sweep here but Mayer controlling him for the moment.
Mayer trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayer is still trying to improve position.
Wall lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.


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

Mayer isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Wall stacks Mayer on his neck as he steps over and passes to the side. He's now in a much more dominant position where he can look to do some serious damage. Nice move by Wall!
Mayer manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wall looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Mayer with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Mayer is trying to get back to full guard.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Wall looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Mayer with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Mayer won't allow Wall to pass to mount.
Nice strikes from Wall there.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Wall trying to control from half guard but Mayer is working away.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Wall lands a nice short elbow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Mayer gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.

Mayer had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Wall defends it easily.

Mayer throws his legs up looking for a submission but Wall uses it to pass to side control.
Wall has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Mayer is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wall connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Mayer some visible discomfort.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Mayer can do anything to dispel that myth.
Mayer is trying to work for a sweep but Wall has mounted him!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mayer working to try and regain half guard.
Wall scores with a couple of good head shots there.
Paul Wall overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Mayer is looking to improve his position but Wall isn't that keen on the idea.
The crowd growing excited in anticipation of a finish here! Right on cue, Wall cracks his opponent with a massive right hand that draws loud cheers!
Wall in mount throwing good strikes here, bouncing his opponent's head off the canvas.
Mayer is working to get back to half guard.
Mayer bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Mayer drops back for a leg but he's not going to get it - he lets go and Wall dives on top into guard.

Wall wants to control from the top but Mayer keeps moving.

Mayer looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Wall passes into side control.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mayer is trying to escape the position but Wall is controlling the position.
Wall wants to control but Mayer is keeping him busy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayer manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Mayer is looking for a sweep. Wall is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Mayer trying to get back to full guard but Wall takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!
Wall with good strikes from the mount here!
Wall prevents Mayer from getting the reversal.
Mayer sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Wall slips a nice elbow through Mayer's hands, connecting with Mayer's forehead.
Wall seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Mayer does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Mayer looking for submissions off his back.
Wall passes to side control.
Mayer is trying to get back to half guard.
Mayer is trying to work for a sweep but Wall has mounted him!
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Mayer gets back to half guard.
Wall working over Mayer with some ground and pound. Mayer looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Paul Wall dominated that second 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!


Wall avoids the head kick by Mayer.
Mayer pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Wall throws out a powerful jab.
Wall throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Mayer on the side of the head.

Wall looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Mayer!
Wall has knee on belly and moves into mount.
Mayer regains half guard.
Wall lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.

Mayer is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Wall pulls his head out easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wall trying to control the action but Mayer is working from the bottom.
Wall working Mayer over with strikes.

Mayer looking for submissions off his back.
Mayer wants to improve his position but Wall is controlling well.
Paul Wall is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Wall performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Wall wants to pass to mount but Mayer is defending the position.
Wall not doing much here.
Wall scoring with strikes to the body and head.

Mayer looking for submissions off his back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wall is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Mayer is looking to improve his position.
Wall scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Wall passes the guard and advances to mount!
Wall takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wall lands a nice shot to the head.
Mayer is trying desperately to improve position.
Wall wants to control the pace but Mayer is squirming around nicely.
Mayer tries to reverse the position but Wall maintains control.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Damen Mayer has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Wall putting on the heat here with some good ground and pound!

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Johanna Lukiainen scores the fight for Paul Wall!
Judge Anni Minnemäki scores the fight for Paul Wall!
Judge Marco Blurström scores the fight for Paul Wall!

Paul Wall wins by unanimous decision!
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
36%

 

Event: QFC Tournament 779 Round 3     
Date:   Aug 08, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Trent Lane and Damen Mayer. Damen Mayer has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

168 cm
23
150 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
170 cm
23
150 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
Good takedowns
Basic striking
Very quick
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Trent Lane!
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 Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
The judges for this bout are Marco Blurström, Matti Vanhoillinen and Roosa Järviläinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lane keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Mayer.

Mayer gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Mayer is trying to pull guard but Lane has him pressed against the cage.
Mayer is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Lane prevents a takedown attempt there.
Mayer being controlled against the cage.

Lane gets a trip takedown into half guard.
Lane is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Lane winds up and cracks Mayer with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Mayer is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Lane pulls his head out easily.
Lane tries to pass to full mount but Mayer defends it.
Mayer is trying to get back to full guard.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Mayer can do anything to dispel that myth.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Mayer looking for submissions off his back.
Lane is trying to control. Mayer wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Lane lands a nice short elbow.
Lane working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.

Mayer actively working from the bottom here.
Lane takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Lane throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Mayer looking to force a kimura from the bottom here. He's concentrating on that move too much though and Lane pushes past his half guard into mount!
Mayer is bucking up trying to escape but Lane cracks him with another couple of good strikes.
Lane with a couple of short strikes.
Mayer is desperately trying to improve his position but Lane has a good base and remains in mount.
Mayer gets back to half guard.
Lane missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Lane is nestled in close to Mayer, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.

Mayer looking for submissions off his back.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Lane wants to pass the guard but Mayer is defending well.
Mayer wants to improve his position but Lane is controlling well.
Mayer really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Lane. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayer taking some punishment here, with Lane in his half guard.
Lane has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Lane with a couple of short strikes.
Lane postures up and cracks his opponent a couple of times before moving back into close ground control. Mayer looks a forlorn figure.
Lane punishing his opponent with strikes.
Mayer working to try and regain half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mayer bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Lane looking to control.
Lane keeping full guard, as Mayer tries to pass.
Lane utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Lane trying to strike off his back.
Lane is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

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

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



Lane closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Mayer to the mat! Mayer manages to get full guard.
Lane chips away with some ground and pound.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Lane throwing strikes but missing.

Mayer looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Lane passes into half guard.
Lane looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Lane has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mayer is looking to improve his position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lane not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Nice strikes from Lane there.

Lane is looking for a kimura but Mayer is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Lane to get the leverage.
Mayer is pressing down on Lane's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

Mayer looking for subs off his back but Lane has passed one foot through into half guard.
Mayer moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lane stopping the sweep attempt from Mayer.
Lane is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Mayer can do to turn this around?
Mayer can't keep his opponent in guard - Lane advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Lane takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Lane is trying to control the action in half guard but Mayer is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Mayer wants to get back to full guard.
Lane trying to mount his opponent but Mayer defends it.
Lane moves into full mount! Mayer won't be happy about that!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayer regains half guard.
Mayer is looking for a sweep. Lane is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Mayer looking for subs from the bottom but Lane mounts him!
Mayer sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
Lane is looking to take a break and control but Mayer is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Lane winds up and cracks Mayer with a swinging punch to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lane is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Mayer!
Lane controlling from mount.
Mayer is trying to escape the mount.
Lane punishing his opponent with strikes.
Lane fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Lane goes for an armbar but Mayer turns quickly into his guard - lovely anticipation from Mayer.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
This has been an exciting period of action!
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Lane is on top in guard.

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

Trent Lane dominated that second round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!



Mayer darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Lane gets back to full guard.
Mayer stopping the sweep attempt from Lane.
Mayer is looking to advance position but Lane has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!

Mayer is trying to escape the mount.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The crowd growing excited in anticipation of a finish here! Right on cue, Lane cracks his opponent with a massive right hand that draws loud cheers!
Mayer is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Lane trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Mayer sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.

Lane is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Mayer has managed to free his arm - good work.
Lane wants to lay and pray for a moment but Mayer keeps working.
Trent Lane is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mayer wants to get back to full guard.
Mayer moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.

Mayer is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Lane is aware though and is defending well.
Lane is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Lane connects with a couple of short punches.
Lane wants to control from the top but Mayer keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lane landing some decent shots from guard.
Trent Lane overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Lane won't allow Mayer to sweep him here.
Lane forces his way into half guard.
Lane lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Lane misses with a head shot. Mayer uses the momentum to regain guard.

Mayer looking for a triangle here. Lane is fighting it but it looks tight! Mayer pulls the arm across and this one won't last much longer! Nope, Lane is tapping out - this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:56 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Damen Mayer!
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
47%

 

Event: QFC Tournament 779 Round 2     
Date:   Aug 07, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Damen Mayer and Dmaster Master. Dmaster Master will no doubt be trying to keep this one on the feet, where he has a distinct advantage.

170 cm
23
150 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
182 cm
18
135 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
KO power
BJJ Blue Belt
Brawler
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
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 Helsinki, Dmaster Master!
The judges for this bout are Ben Zyskovitsi, Roosa Järviläinen and Tarja Halkonen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mayer moves in looking to clinch but Master pushes him off.
Damen Mayer seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Master avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Mayer misses with a wild combination.

Master fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Mayer to the ground. Master is now in Mayer's guard.

Mayer has an active guard here but Master has managed to pass into half guard.
Mayer might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Mayer manages to get to full guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Master looking to pass the guard.

Master content to sit in guard, stalling... Great. Oh but he could get punished here because Mayer has locked up a guillotine! Mayer's face is contorted as he sqeezes tight on the submission attempt - will he finish? Master is holding on here and Mayer must be using up a lot of energy. Master has gone limp! He's out! He's out cold! Mayer gets to his feet, tossing aside his stricken foe. Arms raised, he milks the applause from the crowd. Great submission!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Damen Mayer!
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
56%

 

Event: QFC Tournament 779 Round 1     
Date:   Aug 06, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Osh Street Fighter and Damen Mayer. We have two fighters making their debuts here, so let's see who comes out of this one with their first professional victory.

150 cm
23
151 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
170 cm
23
150 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
KO power
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Osh Street Fighter!
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 Helsinki, Damen Mayer!
The judges for this bout are Matti Vanhoillinen, Ben Zyskovitsi and Marco Blurström.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mayer tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Street Fighter paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Street Fighter looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Damen Mayer seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Mayer misses with a looping left.
Mayer wants to clinch but Street Fighter slips to the side
and Street Fighter counters with a slapping leg kick.
Mayer misses with a head kick.
Street Fighter tried to counter with a leg kick but Mayer avoided it.
Mayer throws a head kick that misses
and Street Fighter counters with a nice low kick that buckles Mayer's knee momentarily.
Mayer darts in trying to clinch
and Street Fighter counters with a good low kick that Mayer was not able to check.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mayer doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Street Fighter counters with a nice low kick that buckles Mayer's knee momentarily.
Mayer throws a lazy head kick
and Street Fighter counters with a nice leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mayer gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Street Fighter counters with a slapping leg kick.
Mayer misses with a shot to the body
and Street Fighter counters with a thumping low kick.
Street Fighter displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Mayer.
Osh Street Fighter has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Damen Mayer.
Mayer throws a poor cross that misses
and Street Fighter counters with a slapping leg kick.
Mayer closes the distance looking to clinch
and Street Fighter counters with an inside leg kick.
Mayer misses with a takedown attempt
and Street Fighter counters with a slapping leg kick.
Mayer throws a sloppy head kick
and Street Fighter counters with a low kick, right behind Mayer 's knee.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mayer misses with a hook to the body
and Street Fighter counters with a slapping leg kick.

Mayer has managed to clinch.
Mayer'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.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Mayer continues to stall. The referee tells him to work or he's going to break them up.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
The crowd are getting on Mayer's back here. They're not happy about his lack of aggression in the clinch.
Street Fighter trying to control the position but instead, Mayer has worked for underhooks and has pushed Street Fighter into the cage.
Mayer is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Street Fighter to keep the fight standing.
Street Fighter stalling.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayer is trying to pull guard but Street Fighter turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Mayer has Street Fighter pushed against the cage.
Street Fighter is looking to break free of the clinch but Mayer has double underhooks.
Street Fighter leaning his opponent against the cage.
Mayer tries to score a body lock takedown but Street Fighter shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Street Fighter is trying to break free.
Street Fighter taking a breather.

Mayer tightens his grip and picks Street Fighter up, before dumping him to the ground. Street Fighter manages to land in guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Street Fighter is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.

Mayer drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Mayer jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Mayer forces his way into half guard.
Mayer sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Street Fighter defending well though.

Mayer looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Street Fighter knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Mayer on the ground.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Mayer thows a huge punch but Street Fighter dodges it nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mayer misses with a takedown
and Street Fighter counters with a slapping leg kick.
Mayer misses with a hook
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Mayer looks to clinch
and Street Fighter counters with an outside leg kick.
Mayer throws a head kick that misses
and Street Fighter makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Mayer tries for a takedown but Street Fighter circles away easily
and Street Fighter counters with a nice low kick that buckles Mayer's knee momentarily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mayer tries for a takedown but Street Fighter circles away easily
and Street Fighter counters with a leg kick.
Osh Street Fighter has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Damen Mayer.
A low kick from Mayer is predictable there
and Street Fighter counters with a nice low kick that buckles Mayer's knee momentarily.
Osh Street Fighter is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Mayer rushes Street Fighter and presses him up against the cage.
Mayer fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Street Fighter really is a fat lump.

Mayer ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Mayer no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.
Street Fighter preventing the sweep.

Mayer has his foot on Street Fighter's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Street Fighter works his way back into a safe position though.
Mayer has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

Mayer had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Street Fighter defends it easily.

Mayer is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Street Fighter tries to stand but Mayer is controlling from the bottom.

Mayer is actively looking for submissions from his back. He's worked himself a little space on the bottom and seems to be going for a triangle. No, he's switched into an armbar! That was slick! Street Fighter rolls with it to try and escape but Mayer cranks on the arm and Street Fighter is forced to tap out! This one is aaaaaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:41 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Damen Mayer!
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
33%

 

 
 
 
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