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Event: XF 10     
Date:   Jun 08, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cobb Banes (ranked 5749 p4p, 378 weight class) and Blunt Force (ranked 24422 p4p, 433 weight class). Cobb Banes had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

193 cm
25
252 lbs
8 - 8 - 1
200 cm
19
245 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Blunt Force!
The judges for this bout are John Kavanagh, Chad Campbell and John Roberts.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Banes scores with a jab. Force acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Force with a poor takedown
enabling Banes to counter with a crisp jab.
Force shoots and misses
and Banes cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Banes dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Force doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Banes counters with a nice uppercut.
Cobb Banes has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Blunt Force.
Force gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Banes connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Force throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Banes counters with a nice uppercut.
Banes lands with a nice body kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Banes drops Force with a huge uppercut! Force drops to the floor like a sack of potatoes. Banes is raining down punches and the ref stops the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:06 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Cobb Banes!
A very excited looking Cobb Banes made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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RATING
87%

 

Event: XF 5     
Date:   May 11, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cobb Banes (ranked 4619 p4p, 363 weight class) and Wanderson Siliva (ranked 1661 p4p, 182 weight class). Siliva has chosen as his entrance music. Wanderson Siliva has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

193 cm
25
252 lbs
8 - 7 - 1
191 cm
27
279 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
BJJ Red Belt
Decent boxing
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
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 Montreal, Wanderson Siliva!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, John Roberts and Franklyn Lucas.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Siliva is looking to clinch but Banes is avoiding it.

Siliva gets a double leg takedown into Banes's guard.
Siliva trying to control the position from guard on top but Banes is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Siliva would like to get this fight back to the feet but can't get free from the closed guard.
Siliva trying to control but Banes is working from the bottom.
Siliva told us pre-fight that he has been working on his escapes in training. Let's see if he can call on some of his new skills to get back to his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Banes can't keep his opponent in guard - Siliva advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.

Banes looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Banes is trying to control but can't.

Siliva is working for a kimura but Banes is defending it quite comfortably.
Siliva tries to stand but his hand is stuck under Banes.

Banes looking for submissions off his back.
Still in half guard, Siliva seems content to 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.
Siliva is trying to control. Banes wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.

Siliva is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.

Banes actively working from the bottom here.
Siliva throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Siliva wants to stand but Banes has hold of a leg and an arm, so he's trapped for now.
Banes is staying active underneath Siliva, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.

Siliva is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Banes has managed to free his arm - good work.
Banes trying to hold on to Siliva's head to control him but Siliva postures up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Siliva is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Siliva working the head and body with strikes.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Banes looking for subs from the bottom but Siliva mounts him!

Siliva has hold of Banes's left arm, perhaps looking for a submission. The two fighters tussle over control of the isolated limb and Banes manages to get his arm back to his side and away from danger.
Siliva lands a heavy elbow.
Banes sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Banes is looking for a sweep. Siliva is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Siliva wants to pass the guard but Banes is defending well.
Banes wants to control but Siliva is keeping busy.
Siliva scoring with strikes to the body and head.

Siliva is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Banes defends it well.
Banes taking some punishment here, with Siliva in his half guard.

It looks like Cobb Banes has been cut.
Banes has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Siliva is working away from the top position though.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Siliva is looking to advance position but Banes won't allow it.
Siliva is controlling the pace.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Wanderson Siliva dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Cobb Banes's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Banes misses with the body kick

and Siliva counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Banes is pressing down on Siliva's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

Banes working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Siliva has passed into half guard!
Siliva is looking to take a break and control but Banes is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Banes won't allow Siliva to pass to mount.
Siliva has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

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

Siliva is trying to work for a kimura but Banes is defending well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Banes is defending against the submission attempts here by Siliva.
Still in half guard, Siliva seems content to control.

Siliva seems to be working for a kimura but Banes defends the submission attempt.

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

Siliva 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.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Banes trying to hold on to Siliva's head to control him but Siliva postures up.

Siliva is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Banes sees it coming and defends easily.
Siliva trying to control the action but Banes is working from the bottom.

Siliva is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Siliva is pressing down on Banes's thigh, looking to free his foot. Banes is holding on for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Banes trying to hold on to Siliva's head to control him but Siliva postures up.

Siliva is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Banes is just riding it out for now. Siliva eventually gives up the hold.
Banes tries to roll over but Siliva keeps him under control.

Banes looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

Siliva seems to be looking for submissions.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.

Banes looking for submissions off his back.

Siliva seems to be working for a kimura but Banes defends the submission attempt.
Siliva landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.

Siliva seems to be working for a kimura but Banes defends the submission attempt.

Siliva is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Siliva throwing shots but Banes is blocking nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Siliva dives in and grabs Banes's left leg, looking for a takedown. Banes pushes down on Siliva's head and hops out.
Cobb Banes has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Banes slaps away a takedown attempt from Siliva, before circling back to the center of the mat.
It looked like Banes was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Siliva is looking to clinch but Banes is avoiding it.
Siliva looks for a takedown but Banes sprawls well.
Cobb Banes has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Wanderson Siliva.
Siliva fails with an attempt to clinch.
Siliva goes for a double leg but Banes avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Banes continues to drive forward.
Banes is looking to counter with a body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Siliva closes the distance but Banes moves to the side
and Banes counters with a solid body kick.
A cross from Banes lands.

It looks like Wanderson Siliva has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Siliva walks into a left hand.
Nice body kick from Banes.
Siliva wants to clinch but Banes slips to the side
letting Banes counter with a right hand.
Banes throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Siliva on the side of the head.
Siliva misses with a body shot
and Banes counters with a slapping leg kick.
Siliva closes this distance looking for a takedown but Banes circles away.
An attempted straight right counter from Banes misses the target.
Cobb Banes is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Siliva takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Siliva takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
The fight stays on the outside here - Siliva looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Banes went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Siliva shoots and misses
and Banes counters with a stiff right hand.

That has opened up Wanderson Siliva's cut even more.
Siliva has his takedown stuffed
and Banes counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Siliva thinking.
Wanderson Siliva seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice uppercut there from Banes.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Banes tries to land a front kick but Siliva steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Banes lands the left hand.

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

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

Siliva working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Banes wants to control but Siliva postures up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Siliva is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Banes is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Banes is trying to control Siliva's posture but Siliva avoids it.
Wanderson Siliva has got the better of the ground game so far.
Siliva controls the position from side control.

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

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.

Siliva thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Siliva in side control, just content to control the action for now.

Siliva is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Banes knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Banes is trying to get back to half guard.
Wanderson Siliva is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Siliva has knee on belly and now moves to full mount! Trouble for Banes!

And that's the end of the fight!
Cobb Banes showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Siliva has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Columbo Gatti scores the fight 28:29
Judge John Roberts scores the fight 28:29
Judge Franklyn Lucas scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Wanderson Siliva!

An out of breath Wanderson Siliva thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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RATING
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Event: XF 1     
Date:   Mar 31, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cobb Banes (ranked 3736 p4p, 357 weight class) and Ron Deadly (ranked 3012 p4p, 309 weight class). Deadly comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Bayou kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Ron Deadly is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

193 cm
24
252 lbs
8 - 6 - 1
192 cm
29
254 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Ron Deadly!
The judges for this bout are John Kavanagh, Columbo Gatti and Franklyn Lucas.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Banes waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Deadly.
Deadly walks into a stiff left hand from Banes.
Deadly fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Banes looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Nice defenses there by Deadly.
A little jabbing left from Deadly on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Banes throws a looping overhand right but Deadly ducks down to avoid it.
Deadly throws an off balance right hand
and Banes counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

It looks like Ron Deadly has been cut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Deadly slips a straight right by Banes.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
Deadly throws a poor cross that misses
and Banes counters with a nice uppercut.
Deadly tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Banes was well out of range. Poor timing from Deadly.
Banes throwing a counter right hand but Deadly manages to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Deadly looks to score with a jab to the body but Banes is just out of range.
Deadly swings for the body but Banes moves out of range.
Deadly throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A slow jab from Banes misses its intended target.
Deadly fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
The fighters circling - Deadly throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Deadly lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Banes at a distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Deadly throws a jab when Banes was well out of range.
Deadly looks to score with a jab to the body but Banes is just out of range.
Banes throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Deadly sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A jab from Banes misses.
Deadly fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Banes manages to avoid it.
Banes half committed to a counter leg kick.
Banes waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Deadly.
Deadly tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Banes was well out of range. Poor timing from Deadly.
Deadly dips to his left and cracks Banes with an uppercut!

It looks like Cobb Banes has been cut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Banes looks to throw the jab but Deadly is out of range.
A solid body kick from Banes.
Deadly is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Banes rather than just go for the knockout.
Deadly takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Banes keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Deadly.
It looked like Banes wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Deadly waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Banes.
Deadly throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Banes swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Deadly lands a nice looking body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Banes chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Banes scores with a shot to the body.
Banes throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
It seemed like Deadly was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A telegraphed right hand from Banes misses the target.
Deadly doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Banes is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Deadly.
Deadly throws a body shot but no joy.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Deadly drops his hands momentarily and Banes takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Deadly throws a jab but it's blocked by Banes.
Banes throwing a counter right hand but Deadly manages to avoid it.
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 Cobb Banes will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Donk. Banes catches Deadly right on the button with a cross.
A big left from Deadly misses.
Deadly throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Deadly takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Banes tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Deadly was well out of range. Poor timing from Banes.
Deadly throws a body shot but no joy.
Banes scores with a nice body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Deadly misses with a body shot.
Deadly ducks under a wild hook from Banes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Deadly fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Banes looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Nice uppercut lands for Deadly. That snapped Banes's head back.
Banes chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Deadly misses the body punch
and Banes cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Deadly misses with a left hand
and Banes counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Banes pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Banes throws a good cross that connects.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Banes uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Deadly.
A little feinted left hand from Banes on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Deadly lands with a cross.
Deadly avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Deadly! But no joy.
Banes ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
It looked like Banes wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Deadly swings away with a body shot that misses
and Banes counters with a stiff right hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Banes throws a looping overhand right but Deadly ducks down to avoid it.
Banes misses with a body kick.
Deadly uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Banes.
Deadly swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Banes takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Deadly throws an off balance right hand
and Banes counters with a nice leg kick.
Banes keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Deadly throws a hook but Banes avoids it easily.
Banes scores with a jab. Deadly acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Banes thows a left - swing and a miss!
Banes tries to close the distance and clinch but Deadly swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Cobb Banes is winning the standup battle so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Banes moves away from the strike by Deadly.
Deadly rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Banes cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Banes avoids the body shot from Deadly.
Deadly takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
A jab lands there for Banes.
The fighters circling - Deadly throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
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!
Banes throws a hook but Deadly blocks it.
A nice side step and Deadly releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Cobb Banes dominated that second round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Deadly catches Banes with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

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

Banes is rocked!
Deadly misses with a wild combination.
Oh Banes is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Deadly misses with a hook
and Banes counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Banes circles to his right, straight into a beautiful hook by Deadly. Banes falls face first into the canvas - great knockout victory for Deadly!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:33 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Ron Deadly!
Ron Deadly bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: EMP Sheedy vs San Diego     
Date:   Feb 08, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cobb Banes (ranked 3809 p4p, 383 weight class) and Taz Bandichoo (ranked 6456 p4p, 481 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

193 cm
24
252 lbs
7 - 6 - 1
178 cm
25
240 lbs
9 - 16 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Taz Bandichoo!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, Franklyn Lucas and Jorge Garcia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bandichoo looks to throw a body kick
and Banes counters with a straight right hand.
Bandichoo scores with a decent looking hook.
Bandichoo lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Bandichoo looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Bandichoo looks to score with a jab to the body but Banes is just out of range.
Banes throwing a counter right hand but Bandichoo manages to avoid it.
Banes blocks a head kick by Bandichoo.
Banes swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Bandichoo looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Nice uppercut lands for Bandichoo. That snapped Banes's head back.
No joy there for Bandichoo, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Bandichoo uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Banes.
Bandichoo lands with a thumping leg kick.
Banes fails to land with a series of punches.
Bandichoo lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Banes needs to keep his hands up - Bandichoo had a free shot at his head there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A solid body kick from Bandichoo.
Bandichoo paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Banes blocks a head kick by Bandichoo.
Bandichoo lands a nice leg kick that just misses Banes's sensitive parts.
Bandichoo misses with a body kick.
Bandichoo listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Bandichoo looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Bandichoo tries to land a front kick but Banes steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Banes moves out of range of the body kick from Bandichoo.
Banes throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Bandichoo jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Banes jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Bandichoo misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Banes is looking to counter punch.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Banes checks a leg kick.
Bandichoo works over Banes's head and body with a nice combination.

It looks like Cobb Banes has been cut.
Bandichoo throws a push kick but Banes slaps the foot to one side.
Bandichoo throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Banes went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
A slow jab from Banes misses its intended target.
Bandichoo lands a nice hook to Banes's body. Banes takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Banes ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Bandichoo uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Banes has time to react.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bandichoo moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Bandichoo cracks Banes with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Bandichoo bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Bandichoo throws a sloppy head kick and Banes moves out of range easily.
Banes thinks about countering with a body kick.
Banes ducks under a wild hook from Bandichoo.
Bandichoo throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bandichoo is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Banes had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Bandichoo scores with a kick to the midsection.
Banes blocks a head kick by Bandichoo.
It looked like Banes wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

Banes gets a clinch.
Bandichoo misses with a hook from the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Banes.
Banes misses with a punch on the inside.
Banes has a couple of punches blocked by Bandichoo.

Bandichoo manages to break the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Bandichoo.
Banes sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Bandichoo misses with an attempted mid kick.
An attempted straight right counter from Banes misses the target.
A head kick misses from Bandichoo.
It appears Banes was looking to counter with a kick there.
Bandichoo throws a body kick that misses
and Banes counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Bandichoo misses with a left hand
and Banes counters with a nice uppercut.
A big right from Bandichoo misses.
Banes bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Bandichoo's head.
Bandichoo throws a lazy head kick
and Banes counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Bandichoo lands a nice leg kick that just misses Banes's sensitive parts.
Bandichoo lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
A shot to the body from Bandichoo misses
and Banes counters with a stiff right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bandichoo throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Banes counters with an inside leg kick.
Bandichoo uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Banes.
Bandichoo fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bandichoo scores with a kick to the midsection.
Nice defenses there by Banes.
Bandichoo throws a head kick that misses.
Bandichoo connects with a good right hand that stumbles Banes. Banes circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Bandichoo tries a head kick but it misses.
Banes with a jab.
Bandichoo looks to land a left hand but Banes moved out of range nicely.
Bandichoo throws a head kick but Banes moves out of range.
Bandichoo misses with a body kick.
Banes thinks about countering with a body kick.
Banes thows a left - swing and a miss!
A punch combination from Bandichoo misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Bandichoo misses with the combination.
Banes steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Bandichoo.
Banes misses with a looping right.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Taz Bandichoo dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Cobb Banes's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Bandichoo throws the left hand but Banes avoids the punch easily.
Banes throws a lazy right hand but Bandichoo sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Bandichoo scores with a hook.
Bandichoo misses with a wild body shot.
Banes is looking to counter with a body kick.
Bandichoo throws a lazy uppercut
and Banes counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Banes stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Bandichoo.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Bandichoo lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Banes has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Banes and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Bandichoo misses with a hook.
Bandichoo pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Banes was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Bandichoo throws a sloppy body shot
and Bandichoo takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Bandichoo throws an overhand right that lands on Banes's shoulder, as Banes tries to avoid the shot.
Banes throwing a counter right hand but Bandichoo manages to avoid it.
Banes is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Banes moves out of range of the body kick.
A little feinted left hand from Banes on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Bandichoo missing with a left hand there. Banes was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Taz Bandichoo seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Banes throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Bandichoo throws a push kick but Banes slaps the foot to one side.
A slapping leg kick lands for Bandichoo.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A slapping leg kick lands for Banes.
Bandichoo scores with a hook to the body. Banes takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Banes avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Bandichoo has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Bandichoo throws a sloppy head kick
and Banes counters with a straight right hand.
Bandichoo throws a combination. Banes tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Bandichoo jabs Banes right on the nose. Banes blinks but takes it well.
Banes avoids a kick to the body.
An attempted straight right counter from Banes misses the target.
Bandichoo has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Banes finds it's way round the side to connect with Bandichoo's head.
Crunch! Bandichoo slams his shin into Banes's torso.
Bandichoo thows a leg kick but Banes checks it
and Banes counters with a low kick, right behind Bandichoo 's knee.
Banes walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bandichoo lands a high kick!
Bandichoo misses with a kick to the body.
Bandichoo throws a nice looking combination but Banes bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Banes uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bandichoo.
Banes was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Banes steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Bandichoo.
An attempted straight right counter from Banes misses the target.
Bandichoo scoring well with a low kick there.
Banes moves out of range of the body kick from Bandichoo.
Bandichoo throws a head kick but Banes moves out of range.
Bandichoo throws a nice looking combination but Banes bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Bandichoo throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Bandichoo throws a head kick that misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Banes misses the target.
Bandichoo misses with a head kick.
And Banes counters with a quick kick to the body but Bandichoo blocks it.
Banes moves out of range of the body kick from Bandichoo.
Bandichoo takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Bandichoo is breathing heavily.
Banes checks the leg kick nicely there.
Bandichoo misses with an uppercut.
Banes uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Bandichoo.
Banes throwing a counter right hand but Bandichoo manages to avoid it.
Good leg kick by Bandichoo there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Banes.
Banes was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Bandichoo misses with a body punch
and Banes counters with a straight right hand.
Taz Bandichoo seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Bandichoo throws the kick towards the body but Banes avoids it.
It looked like Banes was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Bandichoo takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Banes takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Bandichoo misses with an uppercut.
Banes lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Bandichoo rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Banes moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Banes swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Bandichoo moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Banes will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Bandichoo tries to land a front kick but Banes steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Bandichoo throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Bandichoo throws a sloppy body shot
and Banes connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Bandichoo ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Bandichoo throws a lazy head kick
and Banes counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Bandichoo throws a body kick that misses
enabling Banes to counter with a crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Banes throws a hook to the side of Bandichoo's head but Bandichoo sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Banes takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
A head kick misses from Bandichoo.
Banes avoids the head kick by Bandichoo.
Bandichoo fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Banes has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Bandichoo throws a predictable looking body shot
and Banes counters with a right hand to the body.
Bandichoo misses the shot to the body.
Banes swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
The fighters circle momentarily. Bandichoo darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Banes is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Banes is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Bandichoo.
Banes uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Bandichoo.
A big left from Bandichoo misses.
Bandichoo throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Bandichoo throws a sloppy head kick
and Banes counters with a stiff right hand.
A slow jab from Banes misses its intended target.
A head kick misses from Bandichoo.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Taz Bandichoo showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Cobb Banes's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Bandichoo displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Banes throws out the jab.
Cobb Banes has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Bandichoo throws a leg kick
and Banes counters with a nice uppercut.
Banes slips a jab and a cross from Bandichoo.
Bandichoo misses with a lunging right hand
and Banes counters with a nice uppercut.
Bandichoo lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Bandichoo just misses with a punch to the body.
Bandichoo throws a looping overhand right but Banes ducks down to avoid it.
Bandichoo throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Banes counters with a nice uppercut.
Bandichoo misses with a head kick.
Bandichoo dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A looping hook to the body misses from Banes. Bandichoo does a little dance to reset his feet.
Bandichoo misses with an uppercut
and Banes counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Banes checks a leg kick.
Bandichoo throws a good cross that connects.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bandichoo is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Banes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bandichoo misses with a body kick.
Bandichoo misses with a head kick.
Bandichoo throws an off balance right hand
and Banes cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Bandichoo takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Bandichoo misses with a double jab.
Bandichoo misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Banes counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Bandichoo keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Banes.
Bandichoo thows a left - swing and a miss!
Bandichoo misses with a straight right.
Banes was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Banes avoids a kick to the body.
Banes jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Bandichoo throws a low kick but it's checked well by Banes.
Bandichoo dodges the punch combination from Banes.
Banes lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Bandichoo has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bandichoo misses the jab.
A little feinted left hand from Banes on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Banes takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Bandichoo throws a head kick that misses.
Bandichoo throws a jab when Banes was well out of range.
Banes steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Bandichoo.
Banes misses with an uppercut. Bandichoo saw that one coming.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bandichoo wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
A telegraphed right hand from Bandichoo misses the target.
Bandichoo misses with a jab, cross combination.
Bandichoo swinging wildly here.
It appears Banes was looking to counter with a kick there.
Bandichoo throws a head kick that misses.
Bandichoo misses with a body shot
and Banes counters with a nice body shot.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Banes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bandichoo misses with a hook to the body
and Banes counters with a straight right hand.
Bandichoo swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Banes connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Bandichoo throws a right hand that misses
and Banes counters with a straight right hand.
Bandichoo motions for Banes to come forward. Bandichoo throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Bandichoo loads up on a big right hand but Banes slips the punch.
A swing and a miss from Banes.
Banes moves forwards but Bandichoo connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Bandichoo misses with a lunging right hand
and Banes counters with a nice kick to the body.
Nice straight punches there by Banes. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Banes.
Banes is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Banes thows a body kick. Bandichoo tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Banes misses with a hook.
Bandichoo wants to slow Banes down by chopping away at his legs.
A quick step to the side and Banes tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bandichoo throws an off balance right hand
and Banes counters with a good low kick that Bandichoo was not able to check.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bandichoo throws a right hand that misses
and Banes counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Banes cracks Bandichoo with a good jab.
A lazy body kick from Bandichoo

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

Bandichoo is rocked!
Banes circles and sees the opportunity to plant his feet and throw a really nice straight left hand that drops Bandichoo to the canvas! Bandichoo doesn't know where he is but he's trying to survive - Banes keeps piling on the pressure and forces the referee to step in! This one is aaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:16 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Cobb Banes!
Cobb Banes seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: EMP Alcala vs Boaz     
Date:   Jan 05, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Awut Smith (ranked 1943 p4p, 236 weight class) and Cobb Banes (ranked 2913 p4p, 313 weight class). Smith comes to the cage accompanied by Ladies and Gentlemen. This should be fireworks!

192 cm
26
273 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
193 cm
23
252 lbs
7 - 5 - 1
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
BJJ Brown Belt
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Awut Smith!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
The judges for this bout are Ivan Kurochkin, Aleksandr Martynov and Aleksei Zolotukhin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Smith defending well as Banes loads up on a big left hand.
Awut Smith seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Smith looks for the body kick but Banes saw that one coming.
Smith looks for the body kick but Banes saw that one coming.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Smith, right into the meat.
Smith with a hook.

It looks like Cobb Banes has been cut.
Banes jabs Smith right on the nose. Smith blinks but takes it well.
Banes missing with a left hand there. Smith was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Banes uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Smith.
Banes steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Banes tries to clinch but Smith moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
That kick from Smith tenderised Banes's leg. Banes is trying to keep his angry face on.
Smith throws a sloppy head kick
and Banes counters with a body kick.
Smith throws a sloppy head kick and Banes moves out of range easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Banes moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Banes rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Smith counters with a nice uppercut.
Smith throws a leg kick that is checked
and Smith takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Smith takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Smith bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Banes's head backwards.
Smith with a hook.
Banes is looking to land body kicks.
Smith is looking for a counter combo.
Banes uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Smith.
Smith drops Banes with a straight left! Oh this is bad for Banes! Smith dives in and starts dropping bombs - the referee has no choice but to step in and save him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:48 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Awut Smith!
An out of breath and clearly excited Awut Smith thanked Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing for their help and support (and free stuff they sent him).
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Event: TGC 83     
Date:   Nov 30, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Carlos Ruas (ranked 1193 p4p, 131 weight class) and Cobb Banes (ranked 2095 p4p, 227 weight class). Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

200 cm
23
280 lbs
9 - 4 - 0
193 cm
23
252 lbs
7 - 4 - 1
Good wrestling
Decent elbows
Insanely flexible
BJJ Brown Belt
Lethal high kicks
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Carlos Ruas!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
The judges for this bout are Valeri Chadov, Aleksandr Martynov and Vladimir Khabensky.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

A momentary lapse in concentration from Banes enables Ruas to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Banes manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
Ruas wants to control from the top but Banes keeps moving.
Ruas trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Ruas has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Ruas passes easily into side control. Nice work.

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

Ruas thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Banes wants to control but Ruas postures up.
Banes is looking for a sweep.
Ruas wants to lay and pray for a moment but Banes keeps working.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Banes is looking for a sweep.
Ruas tries to move into full mount but can't pass Banes's legs.
Ruas advances to mount.

Banes defends a decent attempt at a guillotine from Ruas.
Banes tries to hold on but Ruas postures up.
Banes is wriggling around here but as he tries to escape, Ruas has taken his back.
Ruas controls the position.
Banes felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
Ruas has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Ruas is looking to finish the fight by rear naked choke. Banes knows exactly what he's got planned though, so he's defending well. Maybe a few strikes would soften Banes for a finish.
Banes trying to control the hands but Ruas breaks the grip.

Ruas is working hard for the rear naked choke here.
What can Banes do to escape this position? He's going to have to figure it out pretty quick if he wants to stay in the fight!
Banes tries to break free.
Banes is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.

Ruas has his opponent's back and is working for the choke.

Banes preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Ruas.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Banes can't escape the position.

Banes showing good submission defense here.

Ruas is working for the rear naked choke. He has one arm under the chin but Banes has hold of the other arm. A bit of a stalemate here.

Ruas looking for the choke from the back.

Ruas has his opponent's back and is working for the choke.
Banes trying to control the action but Ruas just sinks the hooks in.

Banes is displaying good submission defense - not really looking in danger of submitting to the rear naked choke at the moment. That could change in an instant of course if Ruas gets his way!

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Ruas is working the back position looking for the choke. Oh, he's slid into an armbar! Beautiful transition and Banes taps out! Fantastic Jiu Jitsu from Ruas.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:26 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Carlos Ruas!
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Event: TGC 79     
Date:   Nov 03, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cobb Banes (ranked 1516 p4p, 163 weight class) and Ricardo Del Brophy (ranked 1910 p4p, 203 weight class). Del Brophy has chosen Diamonds - Any Given Day as his entrance music. Ricardo Del Brophy has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

193 cm
23
252 lbs
7 - 3 - 1
195 cm
24
250 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Ricardo Del Brophy!
The judges for this bout are Konstantin Menshow, Fedor Mirinova and Valeri Chadov.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Banes blocks a jab.
Del Brophy throws a leg kick that is checked
and Del Brophy takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

It looks like Ricardo Del Brophy has been cut.
Del Brophy loads up on a big right hand but Banes slips the punch.
Banes misses with a two punch combination.
Del Brophy chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Del Brophy swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Del Brophy connects with a body shot.
Banes has been working on his boxing with his coaches at The Jungle -Apply Within in the buildup to the fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Del Brophy waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Banes.
A bone on bone clash there as Banes blocks the leg kick.
Banes is looking to counter punch.
We've been informed that Del Brophy has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Del Brophy misses with a jab, cross combination.
Del Brophy swats away the attempt to clinch by Banes.
Del Brophy throws a hook to the side of Banes's head but Banes sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A lazy body kick from Del Brophy
and Banes counters with a stiff right hand.
Del Brophy tries to move into range but Banes moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Banes with a jab.
Del Brophy bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Del Brophy feints a counter leg kick.
Del Brophy swings widly with a right hand
and Banes counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head kick by Del Brophy misses

and Banes counters with a nice right hand that sends Del Brophy toppling to the canvas! Del Brophy scrambles and gets back to his feet - can Banes finish him?!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Banes gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.

It looks like Cobb Banes has been cut.
Del Brophy takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Banes drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Banes has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Del Brophy.
Del Brophy keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Banes bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Del Brophy's head.

That has opened up Ricardo Del Brophy's cut even more.
A telegraphed right hand from Banes misses the target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Del Brophy throws an off balance right hand
and Banes counters with a straight right hand.
Banes lands a jab to the nose.
Del Brophy takes one to the side of the head.

Del Brophy is rocked!
Del Brophy lands with a nice body punch.
Sloppy strikes from Banes. Those never looked like landing.
Banes keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Banes is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Banes checks a low kick from Del Brophy.
Del Brophy lands the left hand.
Del Brophy uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Banes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Del Brophy connects with a solid leg kick.
Banes lands a really nice looking cross but Del Brophy seems unphased.

The cut above Ricardo Del Brophy's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Ricardo Del Brophy seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Del Brophy moves away from the strike by Banes.
Del Brophy misses with a looping right.
Banes throws a big shot that misses.
Banes checks a leg kick.
Del Brophy misses with a left hand
and Banes cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Banes lands a big head kick that sends Del Brophy tumbling to the mat! Banes takes a step backwards and waves Del Brophy back to his feet - he wants the finish!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Cobb Banes dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Banes waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Del Brophy.
Banes showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Del Brophy.
Banes fires out a quick counter leg kick but Del Brophy just manages to avoid it.
Del Brophy throws a low kick but Banes avoids it.
Banes throws an off balance right hand
and Del Brophy cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Del Brophy uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Banes has time to react.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Banes misses with the combination.
Del Brophy pushes Banes away with a front kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Banes throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Del Brophy tests Banes's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Banes is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Del Brophy can do to turn this around?
Banes uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Del Brophy.

Banes rushes Del Brophy and presses him up against the cage.
Still in the clinch, Del Brophy scores with a nice short uppercut.

Del Brophy breaks from the clinch.
Del Brophy lands a jab to the nose.

Banes is rocked!

Cobb Banes's cut is getting worse.
Banes misses with an uppercut.
Oh Banes is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Banes blocks the body kick.
Banes throwing a counter right hand but Del Brophy manages to avoid it.
Banes seems to have got his legs back now.
Del Brophy misses with a hook
and Banes cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Banes with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Del Brophy throws an off balance right hand
and Banes counters with a stiff right hand.

Ricardo Del Brophy's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Del Brophy does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.

Del Brophy cracks Banes with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Del Brophy has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Banes to stand back up!
Del Brophy swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Banes blocks a jab.
Banes get stunned by a cross and takes another one on the button. Banes stumbles backwards and tries to bounce back off the cage but Del Brophy runs in and jumps on him with a leaping lead hook that puts him out! Wow, that was highlight reel stuff! Awesome finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:56 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Ricardo Del Brophy!
During a confident post fight interview, Ricardo Del Brophy thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: TGC SF 1: Man vs Bruyne     
Date:   Sep 29, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cobb Banes (ranked 1053 p4p, 111 weight class) and Norman Pearson (ranked 925 p4p, 97 weight class). Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

193 cm
22
252 lbs
7 - 2 - 1
180 cm
24
272 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Norman Pearson!
The judges for this bout are Aleksandr Martynov, Igor Prikhodko and Vladimir Khabensky.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Pearson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Banes.
Banes swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Banes throws a jab when Pearson was well out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Pearson! But no joy.
Banes misses with an uppercut

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

It looks like Cobb Banes has been cut.
Banes fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Pearson manages to avoid it.
Pearson defending well as Banes loads up on a big left hand.
Pearson appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
We've been informed that Pearson has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Pearson slips a jab from Banes.
Pearson steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Banes.
Banes has been working on his boxing with his coaches at The Jungle -Apply Within in the buildup to the fight.
The fighters circling - Pearson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Pearson throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Pearson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Pearson moves away from the strike by Banes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pearson takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
A looping hook to the body misses from Pearson. Banes does a little dance to reset his feet.
Banes swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Banes thows a left - swing and a miss!
Pearson digs a good body shot into Banes's ribs.
Pearson swings widly with a right hand
and Banes counters with a straight right hand.
Norman Pearson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Banes misses with an uppercut.
A big left from Pearson misses.
Banes uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Pearson.
Banes throws a quick counter kick to the body but Pearson avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pearson looks to throw the jab but Banes is out of range.
Pearson will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
A shot to the liver by Pearson. Beautiful body shot.
Pearson misses the shot to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Pearson misses the target.
Pearson fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Banes thows a body kick. Pearson tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Pearson misses with a lunging right hand
and Banes counters with a straight right hand.
Pearson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Pearson takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Pearson moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Pearson stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Banes.
A swing and a miss from Pearson.
Pearson throws a jab but it's blocked by Banes.
Banes was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pearson has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Banes finds it's way round the side to connect with Pearson's head.
Banes ducks under a wild hook from Pearson.
Pearson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Banes throws out the jab.
Banes takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

Cobb Banes's cut is getting worse.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Banes takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Pearson misses with an uppercut. Banes saw that one coming.
Banes throws a body shot but no joy.
Banes on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Norman Pearson dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Cobb Banes's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Pearson loads up on a big right hand but Banes slips the punch.
Banes throwing a counter right hand but Pearson manages to avoid it.
Banes slips a jab from Pearson.
Banes fails with an attempt to clinch.
Banes takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Pearson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Banes moves away.
Nice defenses there by Banes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pearson scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Banes doesn't seem bothered though.
Pearson throws a hook but Banes blocks it.
Banes quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pearson takes a swing at Banes's ribcage but misses.
Banes defending well as Pearson loads up on a big left hand.
Banes throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pearson doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Banes moves out of range of the strikes.
Banes throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Banes avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A little feinted left hand from Banes on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Banes uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Pearson.
Banes misses with a kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pearson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Banes manages to avoid it.
Pearson falls off balance throwing a combination
and Banes counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Banes, as that shot connected.
Banes takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Pearson is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Pearson throws a lazy right hand but Banes sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Banes throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Pearson counters with a right hand to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Pearson cracks a nice hook into Banes's ribs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pearson drops Banes with a big left hand! Banes is injured, injured bad! Pearson jumps in and finished him with strikes! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:10 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Norman Pearson!
Norman Pearson thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: TGC Crucible 30     
Date:   Aug 15, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cobb Banes (ranked 1520 p4p, 141 weight class) and Al Jourgensen (ranked 1380 p4p, 137 weight class). Jourgensen has chosen Imperial March (L.O.D. Rage Mix) as his entrance music. Al Jourgensen has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

193 cm
22
252 lbs
6 - 2 - 1
192 cm
23
240 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Al Jourgensen!
The judges for this bout are Cecil Peabody, Tiny Johnson and Stewart Dunkirk.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jourgensen dips to his left and cracks Banes with an uppercut!

It looks like Cobb Banes has been cut.
A punch combination from Jourgensen misses.
It looked like Banes was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Jourgensen throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Banes.
Jourgensen digs a good body shot into Banes's ribs.
Banes moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Jourgensen swinging wildly here.
Banes thinks about countering with a body kick.
Banes has been working on his boxing with his coaches at The Jungle -Apply Within in the buildup to the fight.
Jourgensen scores with a jab to the body.
Banes avoids a punch combination nicely.
Banes fires out a quick counter leg kick but Jourgensen just manages to avoid it.
Jourgensen tries to bum rush Banes with a series of wild strikes but Banes uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Banes slips a jab from Jourgensen.
A little feinted left hand from Banes on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Jourgensen swinging wildly here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Banes avoids the body shot from Jourgensen.
Banes swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Jourgensen misses with a wild body shot.
Banes misses the shot to the body.
Jourgensen avoids a punch combination nicely.
Jourgensen unleashes a big counter combination but Banes bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
A punch combination from Jourgensen misses.
Jourgensen throws a combination that misses
and Banes connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Banes with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Jourgensen to score with a decent uppercut.
Banes slips under a jab from Jourgensen.
Jourgensen throws a left and a right that both miss
and Banes counters with a straight right hand.
Jourgensen misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Banes.
Jourgensen is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Banes rather than just go for the knockout.
Banes tries to clinch up.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Jourgensen! But no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Banes scores with a head kick.

It looks like Al Jourgensen has been cut.
Jourgensen misses with a right hand
and Banes counters with a body kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Danga de danga de dang - Jourgensen scores with a four punch combination!
Jourgensen ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Jourgensen fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Jourgensen misses with a hook
and Banes counters with a nice kick to the body.
Jourgensen drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Jourgensen misses with a shot to the body
and Banes counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Jourgensen thinking.
Banes lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Banes lands with a right hand.
Some wild striking there from Jourgensen.
Banes throws a quick counter kick to the body but Jourgensen avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jourgensen on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Banes takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Jourgensen rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Banes counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Jourgensen throws a sloppy body shot
and Banes counters with a nice uppercut.
Jourgensen misses with a few strikes there.
Jourgensen throws a left and a right that both miss
enabling Banes to counter with a crisp jab.

That has opened up Al Jourgensen's cut even more.
Al Jourgensen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Jourgensen lands a body shot.
Banes connects with a jab.
Banes connects with a single shot there.

Jourgensen is rocked!
Jourgensen falls off balance throwing a combination
and Banes counters with a straight right hand.
Jourgensen is still on wobbly legs! Can Banes finish him?

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jourgensen falls off balance throwing a combination
and Banes counters with a perfectly timed head kick, knocking Jourgensen out cold! Wow, that took some serious skill and not a little luck! Banes is taking it in his stride though, strolling around like it's no big deal. What a guy.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:09 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Cobb Banes!
A relieved looking Cobb Banes thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
The defeated Al Jourgensen had this to say: 'He cheated! Check his gloves, they've got chloroform on them!'.
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Event: NJMMA 63 - Sheedy vs Omen 3     
Date:   Jul 14, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between William Chandler (ranked 4046 p4p, 349 weight class) and Cobb Banes (ranked 1317 p4p, 125 weight class). This should be a great matchup!

190 cm
21
245 lbs
1 - 2 - 1
193 cm
21
252 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent MT
Granite chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, William Chandler!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
The judges for this bout are Eddie Farnsworth, Franklyn Lucas and David Schapiro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Chandler misses with a low kick.
Banes tests Chandler's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Chandler connects with a looping right hand.
A low kick from Chandler misses
and Banes counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Chandler throws a leg kick but Banes sees it coming and moves out of range.
Banes appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Chandler is looking to score with low kicks.
Chandler motions for Banes to come forward. Chandler throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Chandler throws a right hand that misses
enabling Banes to counter with a crisp jab.
Chandler misses with a hook
and Banes counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Chandler throws a sloppy head kick and Banes moves out of range easily.
Banes getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Chandler throws out a loose jab but Banes uses good head movement to avoid it.
Chandler throws a leg kick
enabling Banes to counter with a crisp jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chandler misses with a leg kick
enabling Banes to counter with a crisp jab.
Chandler thumps Banes with a low kick.
Banes ducks under a wild hook from Chandler.
Banes uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Chandler.
A nice inside leg kick there by Chandler. That's going to slow Banes down.
Banes steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Chandler.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Banes! But no joy.
Banes clobbers Chandler with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
We've been told by Chandler's head coaches at Crassus that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
A low kick from Chandler is predictable there
and Banes counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Chandler ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Banes moves away.
Banes throws a counter combo.
Chandler looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Chandler throws a leg kick
and Banes counters with a nice kick to the body.
Chandler throws a sloppy head kick
and Banes counters with a stiff right hand.
Banes misses with a kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Chandler pulls out of a head kick attempt.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Chandler.
Chandler lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Chandler throws a lazy right hand but Banes sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Banes unleashes a big counter combination but Chandler bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Chandler throws a lazy uppercut
and Banes counters with a nice uppercut.
Banes throws a shot from downtown. Chandler moves away and avoids it.
It looked like Chandler was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Chandler fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Banes is out of range.
Chandler throws a low kick, looking for Banes's leg but Banes calmly moves out of range.
Banes doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Chandler throws a solid leg kick but Banes takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Chandler.
Chandler scores with a spinning back kick!
Banes lands with a cross.

Banes instigates a clinch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Chandler.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Banes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A bit of stalling here from Chandler.
Chandler working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Chandler lands with a right to the head.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Chandler.
Banes throws a punch but it's blocked by Chandler.
Chandler lands an uppercut.
Banes tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A head punch on the inside from Banes fails to land.

Chandler's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
William Chandler seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Banes misses with a low kick.
Banes uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Chandler.
Banes is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Chandler had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Banes waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Chandler.
Chandler looks to score with a jab to the body but Banes is just out of range.
Banes throws a leg kick but Chandler checks it.
Chandler is looking to counter the offense by Banes and move into the clinch.
Chandler throws a leg kick
and Banes counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Chandler rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
enabling Banes to counter with a crisp jab.
Chandler lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

It looks like Cobb Banes has been cut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Chandler throws a looping overhand right but Banes ducks down to avoid it.
Banes avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Banes steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Chandler tries to clinch up.
A shot to the body from Chandler misses
enabling Banes to counter with a crisp jab.
Chandler gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Banes counters with a stiff right hand.
Chandler will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
It seemed like Banes was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Chandler throws a lazy uppercut
and Banes counters with a nice uppercut.
Chandler throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Banes throws a hook but Chandler avoids it easily.
Good work by Banes as he checks the leg kick.
Chandler throws a leg kick but Banes sees it coming and moves out of range.
Chandler throws a head kick that half lands.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Chandler lands with an overhand left.
Chandler comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Chandler throws a shot from downtown. Banes moves away and avoids it.
Chandler scores with a jab to the jaw.
Banes slips a jab and a cross from Chandler.
Chandler swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Banes counters with a series of strikes. Chandler will be more careful next time no doubt.
Banes connects with a body shot.
Cobb Banes seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Chandler throws a hook to the side of Banes's head but Banes sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Banes swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Chandler cracks Banes with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
A good leg kick by Chandler.
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!
Banes digs a good body shot into Chandler's ribs.
Chandler tried to score with a low kick but Banes checks it.
Banes let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Banes swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chandler looks to land a left hand but Banes moved out of range nicely.
Banes looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Chandler defending well as Banes loads up on a big left hand.
Chandler feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Nice uppercut there from Banes.
Banes connects with a right hand. Chandler shakes it off.
Chandler throws a right and a left that both miss.
Banes looks like he wants to counter punch here.

Chandler takes the fight into the clinch.
Chandler blocking some punches.
A right hook to the body lands for Chandler.
Banes blocking some punches.
Banes can't find room to land a body shot as Chandler controls the action.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Banes.
Chandler blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Chandler.
Banes misses with the head strike.
Chandler blocking some punches.
Banes has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Chandler seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Banes can turn it around.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Banes misses with some punches.
Banes is working Chandler over against the cage.
Banes blocks an uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Banes blocks an uppercut.

Chandler breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Chandler throws a right hand that misses
and Banes counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Chandler thinking.
Chandler closes the distance but Banes moves to the side
and Banes counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Chandler checks a leg kick.
Chandler fails with an attempt to clinch.
Chandler misses with a hook
and Banes connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Banes avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Chandler throws a lazy body kick
and Banes counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Chandler tries a head kick but it misses.
Banes blocks a head kick by Chandler.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chandler misses the body punch
and Banes cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Chandler swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Banes throws out a counter right but Chandler avoids it with no problem.
Chandler misses with a low kick.
Chandler scores with a jab.

Chandler fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Banes, pushing him back against the cage.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Chandler.
Chandler prevents a body shot from Banes.
A right handed body shot lands from Chandler.
Banes blocking some punches.
A right hand to the body from Chandler.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Banes.

Chandler manages to break the clinch.
Banes swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Chandler works the jab nicely.
Chandler throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Banes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Banes has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Chandler.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Chandler misses with a straight left.
Chandler throws an off balance right hand
and Banes counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Chandler throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Chandler tried to score with a low kick but Banes checks it.
And Banes responds with a good body kick, but Chandler manages to step out the way in time.
Chandler throws a body kick that misses
and Banes counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A head kick misses from Chandler.
Banes takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Banes blocks a head kick by Chandler.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Chandler throws a leg kick that is checked
and Banes counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Chandler tries to land a leg kick but Banes saw it coming and moves away.
Banes steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
A low kick from Chandler misses
and Banes counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
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 William Chandler will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Cobb Banes's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Banes stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Chandler takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Chandler fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Banes checks it well.
Banes is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Chandler.
Banes lands with a hook. Chandler tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Chandler tries to clinch there but Banes circles away.
Chandler throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Banes steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Chandler throws a leg kick that is checked
letting Banes counter with a right hand.
Banes ducks right into an uppercut from Chandler.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Banes blocks a jab.
A bone on bone clash there as Banes blocks the leg kick.
Banes misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Banes pulls out of a head kick attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chandler scores with a jab. Banes acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Banes throws a poor cross that misses
and Chandler counters with an inside leg kick.
Chandler throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Banes sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Chandler cracks Banes with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Chandler takes a swing at Banes's ribcage but misses.
Banes waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Chandler.
Chandler throws a leg kick that misses.
Chandler connects with a solid leg kick.
Chandler throws a low kick, looking for Banes's leg but Banes calmly moves out of range.
Despite the aggression on Banes's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
A low kick from Chandler misses
and Banes counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Chandler wants to clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chandler misses with an uppercut.
Chandler scores with a nice right hand.
A clash of legs there as Banes blocks the low kick.
Chandler throws a lazy head kick
and Banes counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Banes scores with a nice right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Banes takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Chandler looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Chandler on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Chandler misses with a hook
and Banes connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Banes bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Chandler fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Banes manages to avoid it.
A countering left hand to the body from Banes misses.

Chandler rushes Banes and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
William Chandler has scored more points in the clinch so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Banes gets through Chandler's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Banes fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Chandler has a couple of punches blocked by Banes.

Banes breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Chandler lands a leg kick that knocks Banes off balance momentarily.
Banes lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Banes takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Banes avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Banes doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Chandler misses with a left hand
and Banes counters with a straight right hand.
Banes swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Chandler.
Chandler swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Chandler throws a hook but Banes avoids it easily.
Banes uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Chandler.
A little jabbing left from Banes on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Banes doesn't manage to clinch there - Chandler circles away.
Banes tries to clinch up.
A low kick from Chandler is predictable there
and Banes counters with a nice uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Chandler jabs Banes right on the nose. Banes blinks but takes it well.
A head kick by Chandler misses
and Banes counters with an inside leg kick.
Banes blocks a low kick nicely.
Chandler scores with a sloppy right hand. Banes should have avoided that one.
Chandler fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Banes is out of range.
Banes is trying to counter with his kicks.
Banes slips under a jab.
Chandler dips to his left and cracks Banes with an uppercut!
Chandler pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
As Chandler backs off Banes throws a huge counter combo but Chandler manages to avoid it all.
Chandler throws an off balance right hand
and Banes counters with a nice body kick.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Eddie Farnsworth scores the fight 28:29
Judge Franklyn Lucas scores the fight 30:27
Judge David Schapiro scores the fight 29:29

The fight is ruled a draw!
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RATING
69%

 

Event: NJMMA 60     
Date:   Jun 16, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cobb Banes (ranked 1812 p4p, 199 weight class) and Gilberto Chamba (ranked 2315 p4p, 245 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

193 cm
21
252 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
194 cm
21
245 lbs
5 - 5 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
BJJ White Belt
World class MT
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Gilberto Chamba!
The judges for this bout are Alyssa Summers, Bruno Lombardi and Jonathan Paton.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Chamba on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Chamba misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Banes.
Chamba throws a sloppy head kick and Banes moves out of range easily.
Banes is looking for a counter combo.
A low kick from Chamba misses
and Banes connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

It looks like Gilberto Chamba has been cut.
Chamba misses with a head kick.
Chamba throws a leg kick
and Banes counters with a straight right hand.
Banes scores with a hook.
Chamba throws a body shot but no joy.
Banes was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Banes throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Banes scores with a jab to the body.
Banes has been working on his boxing with his coaches at The Jungle -Apply Within in the buildup to the fight.
Nice body kick from Banes.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Chamba.
A little feinted left hand from Banes on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Banes fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chamba lands with an uppercut that bounces Banes off the cage and back into range.

It looks like Cobb Banes has been cut.
Gilberto Chamba seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A looping hook to the body misses from Chamba. Banes does a little dance to reset his feet.
Chamba falls off balance throwing a combination
and Banes cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Chamba misses with a hook. Banes ducked under it nicely.
Chamba throws a lazy head kick
and Banes counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Banes lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

That has opened up Gilberto Chamba's cut even more.
Banes checks a low kick from Chamba.
Chamba takes a swing at Banes's ribcage but misses.
Banes quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
A lazy body kick from Chamba
and Banes counters with a slapping leg kick.
Banes avoids the head kick by Chamba.
Chamba throws a leg kick
and Chamba takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chamba throws a head kick but Banes moves out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Banes misses the target.
Chamba walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Chamba misses with a jab to the body
and Banes counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Chamba misses with a leg kick
and Banes cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Chamba feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Baness jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Banes throws a half hearted mid kick.
A punch lands to the side of Chamba 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Banes throws a leg kick that misses.
Banes takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.

Banes gets in close and instigates a clinch.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Chamba just misses with a elbow thrown towards Banes's brow.
A body shot lands from Banes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Chamba escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A low kick from Chamba misses
and Banes finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Chamba is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Banes rather than just go for the knockout.
Chamba looks winded!
Chamba moves forwards but Banes connects with a nice, crisp jab.
A head kick misses from Chamba.
Chamba swings and misses with a hook to the body.
It looked like Banes wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Chamba gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Banes.

The cut above Gilberto Chamba's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Banes lands with an uppercut that bounces Chamba off the cage and back into range.
Chamba throws a sloppy body shot
and Banes counters with a straight right hand.
Banes avoids the head kick by Chamba.
Banes appears to be looking for a big counter.
A low kick from Chamba is predictable there
and Chamba takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

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

Chamba is rocked!

Gilberto Chamba's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Chamba throws a leg kick
and Banes connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Chamba is still on wobbly legs! Can Banes finish him?

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Banes misses the target.
Chamba seems to have recovered his senses.
Chamba throws a sloppy head kick

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

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:23 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Cobb Banes!
Cobb Banes thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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RATING
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Event: NJMMA Friday Night Fights 4     
Date:   Jun 01, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sanderlei Bitetti (ranked 3228 p4p, 344 weight class) and Cobb Banes (ranked 2564 p4p, 276 weight class). Sanderlei Bitetti has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

177 cm
20
253 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
193 cm
21
252 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Sanderlei Bitetti!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
The judges for this bout are Jonathan Paton, Alyssa Summers and Jorge Garcia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bitetti throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Banes has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Banes scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!

It looks like Sanderlei Bitetti has been cut.
Bitetti blocks a jab.
A head kick misses from Bitetti.
Bitetti looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Bitetti walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Banes uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Bitetti has time to react.
Banes jabs Bitetti to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Bitetti on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Banes. Banes obviously looking to wear him down.
Bitetti swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Banes.

It looks like Cobb Banes has been cut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A big left from Banes misses.
Bitetti throws a sloppy head kick and Banes moves out of range easily.
That kick from Banes tenderised Bitetti's leg. Bitetti is trying to keep his angry face on.
Bitetti misses with a body shot.
Banes lands a nice looking kick to the body. Bitetti takes a step back to recover.
Banes throws a jab when Bitetti was well out of range.
Banes cracks a nice hook into Bitetti's ribs.
Bitetti looks to score with a jab to the body but Banes is just out of range.
A swing and a miss from Bitetti.
Bitetti drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Bitetti walks straight into a right hand from Banes - that's dropped him! Banes jumps into mount and starts pounding away - can he finish?! More strikes go undefended and the referee has to dive in to save Bitetti from any more punishment! Bitetti complains about the stoppage but falls over as he tries to stand back up, so it was clearly a good stoppage.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Cobb Banes!
Cobb Banes seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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RATING
89%

 

Event: Open Weight Grand Prix S01E01     
Date:   May 12, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cobb Banes (ranked 3069 p4p, 323 weight class) and James Smith (ranked 6210 p4p, 541 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

193 cm
21
252 lbs
3 - 2 - 0
188 cm
18
248 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
BJJ Blue Belt
Basic striking
Intelligent

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, James Smith!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, John Kavanagh and Bruno Lombardi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Banes connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
BOOM! Banes lands a beautiful left hook that drops Smith. Smith tries to recover but Banes is having none of it, landing more punishing shots from mount. One final crushing shot and Smith lies motionless on the canvas. The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:05 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Cobb Banes!
A relieved looking Cobb Banes thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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hype
A | B
pop
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mgr
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RATING
100%

 

Event: CCF FN 18:McKane vs Vieira     
Date:   Apr 27, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cobb Banes (ranked 2385 p4p, 245 weight class) and More IsMore Ii (ranked 2565 p4p, 264 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

193 cm
20
252 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
180 cm
20
265 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Powerful takedowns
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, More IsMore Ii!
The judges for this bout are Saam Ante, Albert Achterberg and Paulsen Ambrosius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
We've got one fighter who appears to only be looking to counter and the other not looking particularly aggressive either, so we could be in for a dull fight.
IsMore Ii closes the distance but Banes moves to the side
and Banes counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Banes needs to keep his hands up - IsMore Ii had a free shot at his head there.

It looks like Cobb Banes has been cut.
IsMore Ii swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
More IsMore Ii seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
IsMore Ii lands a slapping body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
IsMore Ii misses with a left hand
enabling Banes to counter with a crisp jab.
IsMore Ii connects with a single shot there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
IsMore Ii lands a jab.

IsMore Ii clinches up with Banes and pushes him back against the cage.

Banes pulls guard effortlessly.
Banes is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
IsMore Ii sitting in guard, not really doing much.

IsMore Ii gets to his feet. Banes looking to butt scoot but the ref puts an end to that. On your feet son!
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
IsMore Ii misses with a hook
and Banes counters with a nice uppercut.

IsMore Ii moves into the clinch.
Banes doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
IsMore Ii blocks a punch to the side of the head.
IsMore Ii has a couple of punches blocked by Banes.
A right hook to the body lands for IsMore Ii.
Banes jumps guard but IsMore Ii turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Banes working aggressively here.
Banes misses with a punch to the body.
Banes tries a body shot but IsMore Ii blocks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Banes tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. IsMore Ii just stands there and leans against the cage.
Banes fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
IsMore Ii scores with a shot to the side of Banes's head.
Banes fails to pull the fight into his guard.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Cobb Banes. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Banes misses with a body punch.
IsMore Ii misses with a short punch on the inside.
IsMore Ii lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Banes.
Banes is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables IsMore Ii to keep the fight standing.
IsMore Ii lands with a short shot to the head.
IsMore Ii prevents a body shot from Banes.
IsMore Ii lands with a short head shot on the inside.
IsMore Ii blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Banes is trying to pull guard but IsMore Ii has him pressed against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Banes.
Banes lands with a right to the head.
A right handed body shot lands from IsMore Ii.
Banes is trying to pull guard but IsMore Ii turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Banes throws a punch but it's blocked by IsMore Ii.
IsMore Ii throws a head punch that misses.
IsMore Ii blocking some punches.
IsMore Ii lands on the inside with an uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Banes misses with a hook to the ribs.
Banes prevents a body shot from IsMore Ii.
IsMore Ii lands an uppercut.
Banes misses with a hook from the clinch.
Banes scores with a hook to the body.
Banes is trying to pull guard but IsMore Ii turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Banes is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables IsMore Ii to keep the fight standing.
Banes tries to throw a body punch but IsMore Ii avoids it by throwing Banes back against the cage.
IsMore Ii lands a right hand.
Banes tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. IsMore Ii smiles and moves away.

IsMore Ii pushes Banes up against the cage in a clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

More IsMore Ii dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Cobb Banes's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


IsMore Ii tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Banes was well out of range. Poor timing from IsMore Ii.
Banes looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
IsMore Ii throws a jab but it's blocked by Banes.
IsMore Ii throws a shot from downtown. Banes moves away and avoids it.
IsMore Ii lands with a good body shot.

IsMore Ii darts in and clinches Banes up against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Banes misses with the head strike.
IsMore Ii throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Baness head.
IsMore Ii blocking some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
IsMore Ii misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Banes tries to throw a body punch but IsMore Ii avoids it by throwing Banes back against the cage.
Banes tries to pull guard but IsMore Ii won't allow it.
Banes misses with some punches.
IsMore Ii lands an uppercut.

Cobb Banes's cut is getting worse.
Banes misses with a short punch on the inside.
Banes fails to pull guard.
IsMore Ii tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Banes's elbow.
A short left from IsMore Ii.
Banes tries to pull guard but IsMore Ii won't allow it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Cobb Banes. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Banes tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Banes tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Banes is trying to pull guard but IsMore Ii has him pressed against the cage.

Banes gets control of IsMore Ii's arms and successfully pulls guard. Banes will no doubt be looking for submissions off his back.
IsMore Ii slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Banes trying to keep a closed guard but IsMore Ii is proving a slippery customer.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
IsMore Ii seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
Let's hope that IsMore Ii has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Banes wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
IsMore Ii is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
IsMore Ii postures up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
IsMore Ii controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
A jab from IsMore Ii finds it's way through Banes's defenses.
A jab from IsMore Ii misses.
And Banes counters with a quick kick to the body but IsMore Ii blocks it.
IsMore Ii throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.

IsMore Ii clinches.
Banes misses with a punch on the inside.
IsMore Ii tries a body shot but Banes blocks it.
Banes tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
IsMore Ii has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
IsMore Ii doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
IsMore Ii takes a shot to the head.
Banes has a couple of punches blocked by IsMore Ii.
Banes tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
IsMore Ii goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
IsMore Ii lands with a short punch from the clinch.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Banes blocking some punches.
Banes tries to pull guard but IsMore Ii won't allow it.
IsMore Ii is working Banes over against the cage.
Banes misses with a hook to the ribs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

More IsMore Ii showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Cobb Banes's cut.
That's time! Banes's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


IsMore Ii moves in looking to clinch but Banes pushes him off.
Banes is looking to counter with head kicks.
Cobb Banes has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

IsMore Ii fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Banes, pushing him back against the cage.
Banes lands with a short shot to the head.
IsMore Ii blocks a body shot from Banes.
IsMore Ii lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by IsMore Ii.
Banes is trying to pull guard but IsMore Ii turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Nice body punch from Banes - that landed with a thud.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head punch blocked on the inside by IsMore Ii.
Banes tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. IsMore Ii just stands there and leans against the cage.
IsMore Ii works on Banes's body with a couple of short punches.
Banes tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Banes working aggressively here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
IsMore Ii blocks a punch to the side of the head.
IsMore Ii lands a hook that snaps the head of Banes backwards.
Banes misses with a short punch on the inside.
More IsMore Ii seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Banes fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A right hook to the body lands for Banes.
IsMore Ii blocks an uppercut.
A nice left hand lands by IsMore Ii.
Banes is trying to pull guard but IsMore Ii has him pressed against the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Cobb Banes. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Banes misses with some punches.
Banes is trying to pull guard but IsMore Ii turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Nice body punch from IsMore Ii.
Banes has a couple of punches blocked by IsMore Ii.
IsMore Ii tries a body shot but Banes blocks it.
Banes tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. IsMore Ii smiles and moves away.
IsMore Ii is looking to clinch but Banes is avoiding it.
Banes is looking for a counter combo.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
IsMore Ii throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
IsMore Ii looks to clinch
and Banes counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
IsMore Ii swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Banes is looking to counter punch.
IsMore Ii scores with a body shot.

IsMore Ii fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Banes, pushing him back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Banes is trying to pull guard but IsMore Ii has him pressed against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by IsMore Ii.
IsMore Ii has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Banes seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if IsMore Ii can turn it around.
Banes jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as IsMore Ii walks away with a smile on his face. Banes gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
IsMore Ii throws a big shot that misses.
It looked like Banes wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

IsMore Ii fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Banes, pushing him back against the cage.
IsMore Ii lands a hook to the side of the head.
Banes jumps guard but IsMore Ii turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Banes fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Banes tries a body shot but IsMore Ii blocks it.
Banes misses with a hook from the clinch.
Banes jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as IsMore Ii walks away with a smile on his face. Banes gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Banes walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

IsMore Ii has managed to clinch.
Banes takes a shot to the head.

Cobb Banes's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
IsMore Ii blocks a body shot from Banes.
IsMore Ii blocks a body shot from Banes.
A head punch on the inside from Banes fails to land.
A head punch on the inside from Banes fails to land.
Banes goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
IsMore Ii blocks a punch to the side of the head.
IsMore Ii blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Banes creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
IsMore Ii pushes Banes against the cage. IsMore Ii is working some dirty boxing. IsMore Ii pushes off with a quick right hook! Banes goes down! Banes tries to stand but stumbles back to his kness! IsMore Ii moves in to finish and the ref steps in to prevent any more damage!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:55 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). More IsMore Ii!
A less than humble More IsMore Ii misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
51%

 

Event: CCF FN 14:McKane v Willian Jr     
Date:   Mar 24, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cobb Banes (ranked 3372 p4p, 334 weight class) and Francis Ngannou (ranked 3375 p4p, 335 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

193 cm
20
252 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
191 cm
25
265 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Prefers standup

Aspire Clothing

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Francis Ngannou!
The judges for this bout are Matheus Silva, Leandro Rodrigues and Edson Gomes.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ngannou swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Banes counters with a good low kick that Ngannou was not able to check.
Banes seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Banes avoids a punch combination nicely.
Banes was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Ngannou on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Banes. Banes obviously looking to wear him down.
Ngannou throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
enabling Banes to counter with a crisp jab.
Ngannou throws a right hand that Banes ducks under and follows up with a left that Banes also avoids with ease.
Banes quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Ngannou throws a combination that misses
and Banes counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Ngannou falls off balance throwing a combination
and Banes counters with a thumping low kick.
Ngannou throws a combination that misses
and Banes counters with a slapping leg kick.
Ngannou throws a combination that misses
and Banes counters with a solid body kick.
Ngannou looks winded!
Banes tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Ngannou paws at him with a jab and circles away.
As Banes backs off Ngannou throws a huge counter combo but Banes manages to avoid it all.
Ngannou has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Banes scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Ngannou connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.

It looks like Cobb Banes has been cut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Ngannou rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Banes counters with an outside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ngannou misses with a double jab.
Ngannou misses with a combination
and Banes counters with a good low kick that Ngannou was not able to check.
Banes slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Ngannou throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Banes counters with a low kick, right behind Ngannou 's knee.
Banes scores with a jab. Ngannou acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Banes lands a leg kick that knocks Ngannou off balance momentarily.
A shot to the body from Ngannou misses
and Banes counters with a solid body kick.
Banes scoring well with a low kick there.
Banes feints and then cracks Ngannou's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Ngannou down.
Banes lands with a nice body kick.
Banes lands a nice looking kick to the body. Ngannou takes a step back to recover.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Banes connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Banes connects with a nice looking jab.
Ngannou throws out a loose jab but Banes uses good head movement to avoid it.
Banes is looking to counter punch.
Banes explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Ngannou on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Banes. Banes obviously looking to wear him down.
Ngannou swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Banes counters with a nice body kick.
Banes tries to close the distance and clinch but Ngannou swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Ngannou misses with a double jab
enabling Banes to counter with a crisp jab.

Ngannou is rocked!
Banes scores with a kick to the body.
Ngannou is still on wobbly legs! Can Banes finish him?
Banes cracks Ngannou with a nasty uppercut that draws ooohs from the crowd and sends Ngannou tumbling backwards onto the mat. He tries to recover but Banes pounces and lands a hail of unanswered strikes that forces the referee to step in to end the fight! Ngannou is not happy but he gave the referee no choice!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:44 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Cobb Banes!
After winning the bout, Cobb Banes thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
58%

 

Event: CCF FN 09:Veira vs McKane     
Date:   Feb 15, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cobb Banes (ranked 4941 p4p, 492 weight class) and Cain Marko (ranked 4426 p4p, 444 weight class). Marko is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Indestructible. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

193 cm
20
252 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
194 cm
25
275 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent MT
Cardio machine
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Powerful

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Pit Bull Development
XFighter Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Cain Marko!
The judges for this bout are Seu Braga, Leandro Rodrigues and Emerson Jorge.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Marko uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Banes.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Marko! But no joy.
Banes slips under a jab.
Marko feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Baness jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!

It looks like Cobb Banes has been cut.
Cain Marko seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Marko looks to land a right hand but Banes moved out of range.
Banes was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Marko lands a jab to the head.
Banes dodges the punch combination from Marko.
Banes lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Banes has been working on his boxing with his coaches at The Jungle -Apply Within in the buildup to the fight.
Banes ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Marko works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Banes keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Banes feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Marko finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Marko swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Banes counters with a straight right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Marko throws a big shot that misses.
Marko ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Banes moves away.
Banes takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Marko chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Marko throws a series of punches but Banes moves out of range.
Banes fires out a quick counter leg kick but Marko just manages to avoid it.
Marko throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Banes looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Marko sizes up Banes with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Marko throws a leg kick that misses.
It appears Banes was looking to counter with a kick there.
Marko throws an overhand right that lands on Banes's shoulder, as Banes tries to avoid the shot.
Marko misses with a double jab.
Marko throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Banes half committed to a counter leg kick.
Banes scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Marko lands a jab to Banes's midsection.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Banes tries to score with a low kick but Marko moves his leg out of the way.
Banes blocks a leg kick.
As Marko backs away, Banes returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Banes explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Marko motions for Banes to come forward. Marko throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Banes quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Marko lands with a nice body punch.
Marko tests Banes's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Marko walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Banes misses with a looping right.
Marko looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Marko throws a good cross that connects.
Banes avoids the body shot from Marko.
A nice inside leg kick there by Banes. That's going to slow Marko down.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Banes on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Marko. Marko obviously looking to wear him down.
Marko throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Marko throws a leg kick
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Marko misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Banes misses with the body kick
and Marko connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Marko misses with a straight left.
Marko throws a nice looking combination but Banes bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Banes looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Banes moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Marko lands a jab.
Banes avoids the body shot from Marko.
Banes swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Marko throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Banes sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Banes is looking to counter punch.
Marko lands with a right hand.

Cobb Banes's cut is getting worse.
Marko misses the jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Marko misses with a jab to the body
and Banes counters with a good low kick that Marko was not able to check.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Marko tries a low kick but Banes avoids it.
Banes uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Marko.
Marko misses with a kick to the body
and Banes counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Good shot there by Banes.
Banes uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Marko.
Banes with a nice cross.
Marko throws a looping overhand right but Banes ducks down to avoid it.
Banes swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Marko throws a jab but it's blocked by Banes.
Marko finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Banes appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Marko throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A decent looking cross lands there for Marko.
Banes tries to move into range but Marko moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Cain Marko dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Cobb Banes's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Banes defending well as Marko loads up on a big left hand.
Banes ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Marko looks to throw a body kick
and Banes counters with a low kick, right behind Marko 's knee.
Marko throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Banes counters with a body kick.
Marko throws a right hand that misses
and Banes counters with an outside leg kick.
Marko throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Banes sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Marko throws a hook but Banes avoids it easily.
Marko misses with a jab, cross combination.
Marko swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Banes is looking to counter punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Banes blocks a leg kick.
Marko feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Baness jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Marko fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Banes manages to avoid it.
Marko steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Banes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Marko cracks Banes with a good jab.
Marko has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Marko throws a leg kick that misses.
Banes throws a hook to the side of Marko's head but Marko sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

Banes moves into the clinch successfully.
Nice body punch from Banes - that landed with a thud.
Banes lands a right hand.
Marko is looking to break free of the clinch but Banes has double underhooks.
Banes lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Marko has a couple of punches blocked by Banes.
Good body shot from Banes.
Marko is breathing heavily.

Banes successfully pulls guard.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:56 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Cobb Banes!
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
56%

 

Event: CCF FN 05:Calvero v Willian Jr     
Date:   Jan 12, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cobb Banes (ranked 8458 p4p, 659 weight class) and Anderi Ferlakov (ranked 8527 p4p, 662 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

193 cm
19
252 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
194 cm
19
268 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent MT
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Brawler
Heavy handed

Aspire Nutrition
Aspire Clothing

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Anderi Ferlakov!
The judges for this bout are Paulo Santos, Daniel Cesar and Felipe Paraventi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ferlakov tries to bum rush Banes with a series of wild strikes but Banes uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Banes connects with a nice looking jab.

It looks like Anderi Ferlakov has been cut.
Banes turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Ferlakov shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Ferlakov takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Banes slaps away a takedown attempt from Ferlakov, before circling back to the center of the mat.

Ferlakov throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Banes tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Ferlakov is in Banes's guard.
Ferlakov landing with the ground and pound.

Ferlakov has a momentary lapse of concentration, allowing Banes to throw up a leg and lock on what appears to be a pretty tight triangle! Ferlakov is fighting it off but it's all too little too late - Banes pulls down on the head and he's put Ferlakov 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). Cobb Banes!
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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
97%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Aug 28, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Delbert England (ranked 6552 p4p, 0 weight class) and Cobb Banes (ranked 6565 p4p, 0 weight class). We have two fighters making their debuts here, so let's see who comes out of this one with their first professional victory.

164 cm
18
278 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
193 cm
18
252 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter fighter
Cuts easily
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Heavy handed

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Aspire Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Delbert England!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Cobb Banes!
The judges for this bout are George Francis, Chris Downing and Robert Twigg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

England shoots in and bounces Banes off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
England with a flurry of punches that miss.
Banes is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

England gets to his feet - Banes follows without any prompting.

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

Banes is working an open guard so England takes the opportunity to get back to his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

England changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Banes looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Banes wants to get back to his feet but England is dominant here and he's now got Banes's back!
England really is a fat lump.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

England is staying calm and holding on to the back position, whilst working on a rear naked choke. Banes is defending well though. England let's go of the attempt for now.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Banes is staying cool under pressure, defending well against the rear naked choke attempt from his opponent.
Banes trying to control but he's just got himself in more trouble.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Banes wants to escape the position.
Banes is trying to get back to his feet but he's not managed it yet.
Banes is trying to break free.
Banes trying to get back to his feet but England is in full control for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

England working for the choke.

England is remaining active here, looking for the choke. The more discerning members of the crowd will appreciate his efforts.

England has the rear naked choke here! This is very bad for Banes! Can he survive? No! He's out! England gets to his feet and celebrates with his cornermen. He looks absolutely delighted. In the post fight interviews he takes time to thank his parents and everyone who has believed in him from the start. How sweet.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:42 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Delbert England!
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hype
A | B
pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
51%

 

 
 
 
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