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Event: IXF 37     
Date:   Jun 17, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Mark Lesnar (ranked 266 p4p, 24 weight class) and UberThor Hammerfall (ranked 734 p4p, 78 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

185 cm
26
285 lbs
8 - 0 - 0
180 cm
19
260 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Mark Lesnar!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, UberThor Hammerfall!
The judges for this bout are Santiago Holmes, Bart Greer and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lesnar steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hammerfall.
Lesnar connects with a body shot that sends Hammerfall's belly button to the back.
Lesnar takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.

It looks like Mark Lesnar has been cut.
Lesnar wants to clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hammerfall lands a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lesnar tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Hammerfall manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
As Lesnar backs off Hammerfall throws a huge counter combo but Lesnar manages to avoid it all.
Lesnar doesn't manage to clinch there - Hammerfall circles away.
Hammerfall unleashes a big counter combination but Lesnar bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Hammerfall scores with a hook.
Lesnar tries to land a leg kick but Hammerfall saw it coming and moves away.
UberThor Hammerfall is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Lesnar tries to clinch but Hammerfall moves out of range.
Hammerfall looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Lesnar tries a low kick but Hammerfall avoids it.
No joy there for Hammerfall, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Hammerfall scores with a nice right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Hammerfall counters with a stiff right hand.
A jab from Hammerfall misses.
Hammerfall scores with a body shot.
Hammerfall keeps the fight on the outside.
Lesnar avoids the body shot from Hammerfall.
Lesnar blocks a jab.
Lesnar is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Hammerfall.
Lesnar tries to clinch there but Hammerfall circles away.
Lesnar tries to clinch
and Hammerfall counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Lesnar moves in looking to clinch but Hammerfall pushes him off.
Mark Lesnar seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Lesnar misses the shot to the body.
Hammerfall uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Lesnar.
Hammerfall doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Hammerfall missing with a left hand there. Lesnar was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Lesnar drops down looking for a counter takedown but Hammerfall sprawls and moves away.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
Hammerfall fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hammerfall. Lesnar does a little dance to reset his feet.
A big right from Hammerfall misses.
Hammerfall moves out of range as Lesnar strikes.
Lesnar shoots and misses
and Hammerfall counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

Lesnar shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hammerfall regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Lesnar.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Lesnar preventing the sweep.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

UberThor Hammerfall dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Mark Lesnar'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.


Hammerfall misses with a hook. Lesnar ducked under it nicely.
Lesnar fails with an attempt to clinch.
Some bone on bone action there as Hammerfall checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Lesnar fails with a takedown attempt.
Hammerfall lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
A slow jab from Hammerfall misses its intended target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lesnar is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Hammerfall.
Lesnar misses with an uppercut. Hammerfall saw that one coming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lesnar tries to clinch up.
Lesnar staying out of range there.
Hammerfall fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Hammerfall misses with a hook.
Lesnar drops down looking for a counter takedown but Hammerfall sprawls and moves away.
Hammerfall misses with a double jab.
Lesnar attempts a counter takedown but Hammerfall avoids it well and moves away.
Hammerfall keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Hammerfall misses with a series of wild punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hammerfall cracks Lesnar with a good jab.

Mark Lesnar's cut is getting worse.
Lesnar shoots and misses
and Hammerfall counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Lesnar showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Hammerfall.
Lesnar tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Hammerfall misses with an uppercut. Lesnar saw that one coming.
Lesnar finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Hammerfall looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Lesnar is defended easily by Hammerfall.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Mark Lesnar. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Lesnar gets the takedown into side control.
Hammerfall has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Hammerfall is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Lesnar's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Lesnar wants to take a breather but Hammerfall is having none of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar throwing shots but Hammerfall is blocking nicely.
Lesnar throwing shots but Hammerfall is blocking nicely.
Hammerfall keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Hammerfall is looking for a sweep. Lesnar is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Lesnar keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Lesnar lands strikes from half guard.

It looks like UberThor Hammerfall has been cut.
Lesnar takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Hammerfall taking some punishment here, with Lesnar in his half guard.
Lesnar has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Hammerfall is trying to maintain the position but Lesnar is very close to passing his half guard.
Lesnar with the ground and pound but Hammerfall uses the opportunity to regain guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

UberThor Hammerfall showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
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.


Hammerfall misses with a looping right.
Lesnar tries to clinch up.
Lesnar tries to clinch
and Hammerfall counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Lesnar misses with a left hand
and Hammerfall counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Hammerfall cracks a nice hook into Lesnar's ribs.
Hammerfall circles away from the clinch attempt
and Hammerfall counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lesnar uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Hammerfall.
Lesnar drops down looking for a counter takedown but Hammerfall sprawls and moves away.
A combination from Hammerfall does no damage.
Lesnar slips a straight right by Hammerfall.
Hammerfall thuds his right hand into Lesnar's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
A swing and a miss from Hammerfall.
Hammerfall swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Lesnar uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Hammerfall.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hammerfall misses with a wild body shot.
Lesnar moves in looking to clinch but Hammerfall pushes him off.
Hammerfall throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Decent striking displayed by Lesnar there.
Hammerfall punishes Lesnar's body with a nice straight punch.
Hammerfall throws a body shot but no joy.
Lesnar tries to counter with a takedown but Hammerfall is quick to defend against it.
Lesnar gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Hammerfall.
Hammerfall throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hammerfall throws a jab but it's blocked by Lesnar.
Hammerfall misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Lesnar.
Lesnar attempts a counter takedown but Hammerfall avoids it well and moves away.
UberThor Hammerfall seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Lesnar shoots in for a takedown but Hammerfall shows good takedown defense.

Lesnar clinches.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Hammerfall prevents a takedown attempt there.
Lesnar drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Hammerfall gets the underhooks and prevents it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Mark Lesnar. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Lesnar looking to stall.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Hammerfall avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.

Hammerfall pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Lesnar avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Lesnar appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Hammerfall lunges at Lesnar with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Lesnar's hand.
Lesnar takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Lesnar fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Hammerfall to the ground. Lesnar is now in Hammerfall's guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Hammerfall preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

UberThor Hammerfall really dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Back to the action!


Hammerfall cracks a nice hook into Lesnar's ribs.
Lesnar misses with a right hand
and Hammerfall counters with a straight right hand.
Lesnar takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Hammerfall throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Lesnar feinted with a counter takedown.
Hammerfall throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hammerfall throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Hammerfall looks to throw the jab but Lesnar is out of range.
Lesnar is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hammerfall scores with a jab.

Mark Lesnar's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Lesnar misses with a combination
and Hammerfall counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

Lesnar moves into the clinch.

Hammerfall escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Lesnar tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Hammerfall counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hammerfall misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Lesnar.
Hammerfall throws a series of punches but Lesnar avoids them all with ease.
Lesnar uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Hammerfall.
No joy there for Hammerfall, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
The fighters circling - Hammerfall throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Lesnar feinted with a counter takedown.
A swing and a miss from Hammerfall.
Lesnar feinted with a counter takedown.
Lesnar shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Hammerfall misses with a hook.
Lesnar half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Lesnar shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Hammerfall but Hammerfall pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Lesnar on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Lesnar slips a straight right by Hammerfall.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hammerfall looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Lesnar displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hammerfall throws out the jab.
Lesnar tries to clinch but Hammerfall is having none of it.
Lesnar tries to clinch up
and Hammerfall counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Hammerfall throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

UberThor Hammerfall dominated that fourth round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Lesnar moves out of range of the strikes.
Hammerfall lands with a good body shot.

Lesnar changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Hammerfall looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Lesnar in side control lands a decent elbow.
Mark Lesnar overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Hammerfall sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Hammerfall is trying to get back to full guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lesnar throwing shots but Hammerfall is blocking nicely.
Lesnar is trying to control. Hammerfall wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Hammerfall 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.
Hammerfall avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Lesnar.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lesnar thows a huge punch but Hammerfall dodges it nicely.
Hammerfall trying to control here.
Lesnar scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Hammerfall is looking to control Lesnar's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Hammerfall avoid being mounted?
Lesnar thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Hammerfall's head.
Lesnar throwing shots but Hammerfall is blocking nicely.
Lesnar landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Hammerfall trying to control but Lesnar postures up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar throwing shots but Hammerfall is blocking nicely.
Nice strikes from Lesnar there.
Lesnar looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Hammerfall with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Lesnar working Hammerfall over with strikes.
Lesnar is trying to control the action in half guard but Hammerfall is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Hammerfall is looking for a sweep. Lesnar is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Hammerfall on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Hammerfall trying to control here.
Lesnar trying to control the action but Hammerfall is working from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Lesnar lands a nice short elbow.
Hammerfall really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Lesnar. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Lesnar is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Lesnar throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Mark Lesnar has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Lesnar seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Lesnar throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Lesnar is looking to take a break and control but Hammerfall is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Hammerfall has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Lesnar is working away from the top position though.
Lesnar not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Nice defenses there by Lesnar.
Hammerfall lands an overhand right.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Lesnar defending well as Hammerfall loads up on a big left hand.
Lesnar half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.

Lesnar drives through and clinches with Hammerfall against the cage.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Santiago Holmes scores the fight 45:49
Judge Bart Greer scores the fight 45:49
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight 45:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... UberThor Hammerfall!

UberThor Hammerfall is the new heavyweight champion!
A victorious UberThor Hammerfall thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: MMAHelsinki - 181     
Date:   Jun 09, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Paul Murhaa (ranked 202 p4p, 24 weight class) and Patrick Seery (ranked 134 p4p, 16 weight class). Seery has chosen An Irish Pub Song as his entrance music. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

169 cm
24
145 lbs
14 - 0 - 0
175 cm
35
147 lbs
30 - 5 - 1
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Paul Murhaa!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Patrick Seery!
The judges for this bout are Matti Vanhoillinen, Johanna Lukiainen and Tarja Halkonen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Murhaa pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Murhaa tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Seery paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Murhaa connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Murhaa bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Murhaa misses with a looping right.
Nice defenses there by Murhaa.
Murhaa tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Seery manages to circle out of the way.
Murhaa throws an off balance right hand
and Seery counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Seery scores with a jab.
Murhaa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Seery.
Murhaa throws out a loose jab but Seery uses good head movement to avoid it.
Murhaa throws a shot from downtown. Seery moves away and avoids it.
Murhaa tries to close the distance and clinch up but Seery swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Murhaa lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Murhaa cracks Seery with a good jab.
Seery steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Murhaa.
Seery scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Murhaa misses the shot to the body.
Seery swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Murhaa has been working on his boxing with his coaches at The Coffee Shop in the buildup to the fight.
Murhaa dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Murhaa swings for the body but Seery moves out of range.
Seery on the wrong end of a nice jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seery jabs at Murhaa's body.
Seery slips under a jab.
Murhaa misses with a lunging right hand
and Seery counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Good standup being displayed there by Seery as he connects with a hook.
Seery misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Murhaa.
Murhaa scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Seery slips under a jab from Murhaa.
A looping hook to the body misses from Murhaa. Seery does a little dance to reset his feet.
Murhaa bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Seery blocks a jab.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Seery! But no joy.
Murhaa throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Murhaa misses with a looping right.
Seery stuns Murhaa with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Murhaa steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Seery.
Murhaa cracks Seery with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Murhaa is looking to clinch.
Murhaa jabs Seery right on the nose. Seery blinks but takes it well.
Seery misses the jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Murhaa gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Murhaa misses with a hook from the clinch.
Seery tries to break free but Murhaa pushes him back against the cage.
Murhaa effectively controlling the action here.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Seery.
Seery lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Murhaa backwards.
Murhaa misses with a body punch.
Seery wants to break the clinch but can't.
Seery lands a shoulder strike.

Seery escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Seery throws a jab but it's blocked by Murhaa.
Murhaa shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
That kick from Murhaa tenderised Seery's leg. Seery is trying to keep his angry face on.
Murhaa shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Seery looks to score with a jab to the body but Murhaa is just out of range.
A good leg kick by Murhaa.
Seery throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Murhaa. Seery does a little dance to reset his feet.
Seery is looking for the big counter here.

Murhaa moves into range and clinches up with Seery.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa misses with a punch on the inside.
Seery wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Seery tries to throw a body punch but Murhaa avoids it by throwing Seery back against the cage.
Seery blocking some punches.
Seery wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Seery lands with a short shot to the head.
Murhaa misses with the head strike.
Seery misses with some punches.
Seery has a couple of punches blocked by Murhaa.
Seery lands with a left to the head.
Nice body punch from Murhaa - that landed with a thud.
Seery doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Murhaa lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Seery blocks a body shot from Murhaa.
Seery lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Murhaa backwards.
Seery tries to work over Murhaa's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Seery has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Murhaa seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Seery can turn it around.
Seery lands a left hand.
Murhaa stalling.
A right hand to the body from Murhaa.
Seery lands with a short shot to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Murhaa scores with a shoulder strike.
Murhaa swings wildly with an uppercut but Seery uses good head movement to avoid it.
Murhaa lands a nice uppercut.
Seery misses with a short punch on the inside.
Murhaa misses with a punch on the inside.
Murhaa misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Murhaa.
Murhaa lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Seery is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Seery lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Murhaa pushes Seery back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Seery misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa effectively controlling the action here.
Murhaa gets through Seery's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Seery.
Murhaa throws a head punch that misses.
Murhaa tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Seery tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
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 Paul Murhaa will probably get the nod.
That's time! Murhaa's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


A head kick by Murhaa misses
and Seery connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Seery takes one to the side of the head.
Murhaa has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Seery scores with a decent looking hook.
Patrick Seery seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Murhaa throws a jab but it's blocked by Seery.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Seery! But no joy.
Seery tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Murhaa was well out of range. Poor timing from Seery.
Murhaa misses with a hook
letting Seery counter with a right hand.
Seery misses with a wild body shot.
Murhaa wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Seery lands with a right hand.
Murhaa misses with a straight right.
A decent looking cross lands there for Murhaa.
Murhaa moves out of range of the strikes.
Murhaa works the jab nicely.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Murhaa walks into a jab.
Murhaa misses with a double jab.
Seery throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Murhaa.
Murhaa throws a big shot that misses.
Seery on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Murhaa works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seery throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A shot to the body from Seery misses
and Murhaa counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Murhaa connects with a nice looking jab.
Murhaa misses with a hook. Seery ducked under it nicely.
Murhaa throws a leg kick that is checked
and Murhaa takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Murhaa throws a leg kick
enabling Seery to counter with a crisp jab.
Murhaa is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
A little jabbing left from Seery on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Murhaa tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Seery manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Murhaa ducks right into an uppercut from Seery.
A big left from Murhaa misses.
That kick from Murhaa tenderised Seery's leg. Seery is trying to keep his angry face on.
Seery misses the shot to the body.
Murhaa throws a low kick but Seery moves out of range easily.
Murhaa throws a poor cross that misses
and Seery counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A swing and a miss from Murhaa.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Seery keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Murhaa.
Murhaa tries a low kick but Seery avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Seery looks to land a left hand but Murhaa moved out of range nicely.
Seery moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Murhaa takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Murhaa gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Seery getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Murhaa slips under a jab from Seery.
Seery lands a jab to the head.
Murhaa looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
A big right from Murhaa misses.
Murhaa pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Decent striking displayed by Seery there.
Murhaa throws a hook but Seery blocks it.
Paul Murhaa seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Seery misses with an uppercut.
Murhaa just misses with a punch to the body.
Nice shot lands for Seery.
Murhaa is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Seery dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Seery.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Murhaa.
A looping hook to the body misses from Seery. Murhaa does a little dance to reset his feet.
No joy there for Seery, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Seery is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Murhaa.
A big right from Seery misses.
Seery scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Seery throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Seery lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Seery misses the shot to the body.
Seery looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Murhaa seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Seery throws a looping overhand right but Murhaa ducks down to avoid it.
Murhaa slips under a jab.
Murhaa tries to close the distance and clinch up but Seery swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Seery doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.

Murhaa has managed to clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Seery's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Seery lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa tries to land a leg kick but Seery saw it coming and moves away.
Murhaa waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Seery.
Murhaa tries to clinch but Seery is having none of it.
Seery throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Murhaa throws a big shot that misses.
Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Seery.
Seery takes a jab right on the kisser.
Murhaa cracks Seery with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Seery circles away from the clinch attempt
and Seery counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A jab from Murhaa misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Murhaa misses with a lunging right hand
and Seery counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Murhaa thinking.
Seery misses with a body shot.
Seery ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Murhaa blocks a jab.
Murhaa takes a shot right to the bread basket.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Seery slips a jab and a cross from Murhaa.
Seery throws a lazy right hand but Murhaa sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Murhaa was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Seery digs a good hook to Murhaa's body.
Seery fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Murhaa looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Murhaa misses with a straight left.
Murhaa throws a jab but it's blocked by Seery.

Murhaa closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Murhaa swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Murhaa scores with a hook to the body.
Murhaa has a couple of punches blocked by Seery.
Murhaa lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Murhaa misses with some punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Seery lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Seery struggles to land a body shot inside as Murhaa controls his hands.
Murhaa fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Seery tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Seery.
Murhaa goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Seery tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Murhaa's elbow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa swings wildly with an uppercut but Seery uses good head movement to avoid it.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Seery creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Murhaa tries to throw a body punch but Seery avoids it by throwing Murhaa back against the cage.
Murhaa throws a punch but it's blocked by Seery.
Murhaa misses with a hook from the clinch.
Paul Murhaa has scored more points in the clinch so far.
A nice left hand lands by Murhaa.

Seery breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Seery misses with a two punch combination.
A big right from Seery misses.
Murhaa was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Murhaa darts in trying to clinch
and Seery counters with a nice uppercut.
Murhaa just misses with a punch to the body.
A swing and a miss from Seery.
Murhaa was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Seery slips a jab from Murhaa.
Murhaa throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Seery ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Seery swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Seery connects with a crisp jab.

Murhaa moves into the clinch successfully.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Seery lands with a right to the head.
Seery wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Murhaa has him pressed against the cage.
Murhaa tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Murhaa doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Murhaa lands with a light punch inside.
A short left from Murhaa.
Seery lands a left hand.
Murhaa swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Seery blocking some punches.

Seery pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Seery walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Some wild striking there from Seery.
Seery throws a body punch but Murhaa moves out of range.
Seery ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa tries to close the distance and clinch up but Seery swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Murhaa on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Murhaa staying out of range there.
Seery misses the jab.
Murhaa stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Seery throws a nice looking combination but Murhaa bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
It appears Murhaa was looking to counter with a kick there.
Murhaa throws a right and a left that Seery avoids nicely.
Seery misses with a lunging right hand
and Murhaa counters with a right hand to the body.
Murhaa misses the jab.
Seery takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Seery throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Seery throws a body shot but no joy.
Murhaa moves out of range of the strikes.
Murhaa fails in his attempt to clinch.
Seery keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Murhaa takes a jab right on the kisser.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Seery fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Murhaa manages to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seery with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Seery ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Murhaa throws a poor cross that misses
and Seery counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Seery takes a jab right on the kisser.
Seery swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nice defenses there by Murhaa.
Murhaa moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Murhaa wants to clinch up but Seery keeps it at a distance.
Seery takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Murhaa avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Seery checks a leg kick nicely.
Seery looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Murhaa lands a jab to the head.
Seery is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Murhaa.
Murhaa throws out a loose jab but Seery uses good head movement to avoid it.
Murhaa takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Murhaa misses with an uppercut. Seery saw that one coming.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Patrick Seery.
I think Seery 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 Matti Vanhoillinen scores the fight 29:28
Judge Johanna Lukiainen scores the fight 29:29
Judge Tarja Halkonen scores the fight 29:28

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

A very excited looking Paul Murhaa made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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Event: IXF 33     
Date:   Jun 03, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Akamu Kalani (ranked 671 p4p, 73 weight class) and Mark Lesnar (ranked 466 p4p, 44 weight class). Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Mark Lesnar enters the cage!

190 cm
26
240 lbs
6 - 3 - 0
185 cm
26
285 lbs
7 - 0 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Counter fighter
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Akamu Kalani!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Mark Lesnar!
The judges for this bout are Santiago Holmes, Daniel Franklin and Sandra Marshall.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lesnar swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Lesnar takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

It looks like Mark Lesnar has been cut.
Kalani loads up on a big right hand but Lesnar slips the punch.

Lesnar closes the distance and clinches.

Lesnar manages to break the clinch.
Kalani with a jab.
Lesnar tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Lesnar gets a clinch.

Lesnar manages to break the clinch.
Kalani throws a body punch but Lesnar moves out of range.
Mark Lesnar seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kalani takes a shot to the body in his stride.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Lesnar shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Kalani is trying to defend but Lesnar finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Lesnar not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Kalani blocking the ground and pound attempt from Lesnar.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Lesnar thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Lesnar is nestled in close to Kalani, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Lesnar working Kalani over with strikes.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Lesnar lands a nice short elbow.
Lesnar thows a huge punch but Kalani dodges it nicely.
Lesnar has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar tries to pass the half guard into mount. Kalani knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Lesnar seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Lesnar thows a huge punch but Kalani dodges it nicely.
Kalani taking some punishment here, with Lesnar in his half guard.
Lesnar lands strikes from half guard.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Lesnar sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Kalani defending well though.
Lesnar is taking a breather. Kalani says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Lesnar takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Kalani is trying to maintain the position but Lesnar is very close to passing his half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar working Kalani over with strikes.
Kalani avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Lesnar.
Lesnar looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Lesnar not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Lesnar lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Lesnar is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Lesnar lands strikes from half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Lesnar looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Lesnar landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Kalani avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Lesnar.
Kalani on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Kalani tries to get out of the position.
Kalani tries to get to full guard but Lesnar has control of the leg.
Lesnar is pressing down on Kalani's thigh, looking to free his foot. Kalani is holding on for now.
Lesnar lands strikes from half guard.
Lesnar lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Lesnar lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mark Lesnar dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Mark Lesnar's cut.
That's time! Kalani's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Lesnar takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

Lesnar closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Lesnar scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Lesnar missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Kalani wants to control but Lesnar is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Lesnar working Kalani over with strikes.
Mark Lesnar has got the better of the ground game so far.
Lesnar lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Lesnar has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lesnar is controlling the pace.
Kalani looks to be in better condition than last time we saw him fight. Obviously he's been working hard on his cardio.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Lesnar lands a nice short elbow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lesnar throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Lesnar trying to control the pace.
Lesnar thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Kalani's head.
Lesnar thows a huge punch but Kalani dodges it nicely.
Lesnar winds up and cracks Kalani with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Lesnar throwing shots but Kalani is blocking nicely.

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.
Lesnar missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Lesnar performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Lesnar sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Kalani defending well though.
Lesnar takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Kalani has hold of Lesnar's hands but Lesnar slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Lesnar works his way into full mount!
Kalani taking shots to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar looking to finish Kalani with some ground and pound. This is bad for Kalani!
Lesnar lands a big shot there that rocks Kalani but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.

Kalani is rocked!
Lesnar content just to control the position here.
Oh Kalani is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Lesnar unloads with some vicious shots from mount and Kalani wants out - he looks towards the referee who steps in to save him! Lesnar celebrates on the cage and the crowd goes wild!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:39 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Mark Lesnar!
Mark Lesnar is the new heavyweight champion!
After the fight, Mark Lesnar was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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Event: Syn 580     
Date:   Jun 02, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Koulouraki Souvlaki (ranked 438 p4p, 53 weight class) and Archie Griffiths (ranked 435 p4p, 52 weight class). Souvlaki comes to the cage accompanied by Greek Anthem. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

174 cm
37
146 lbs
21 - 14 - 0
175 cm
30
147 lbs
14 - 4 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Arcticus University: London



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Koulouraki Souvlaki!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Archie Griffiths!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Richard Clark and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Griffiths misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Souvlaki.
Griffiths will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Souvlaki throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Griffiths.

Souvlaki scores with a takedown into Griffiths's guard.
Griffiths is controlling Souvlaki's posture.
Souvlaki lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Souvlaki throws a big right hand that misses.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Souvlaki throws a big elbow that misses.
Griffiths wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Souvlaki sitting in guard here, content to control.
Griffiths looking to hit a scissor sweep but Souvlaki is one step ahead there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Souvlaki trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Souvlaki trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Griffiths manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!

Souvlaki is trying to control the position from the bottom.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Souvlaki not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Souvlaki seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.

Souvlaki has an active guard here but Griffiths has managed to pass into half guard.
Souvlaki is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Griffiths perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Griffiths blocks the strikes from Souvlaki.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Souvlaki is looking to control Griffiths's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Souvlaki avoid being mounted?
Souvlaki is in a bad position, trying to hold on for dear life but he is really struggling to maintain any sort of control.
The fighters are battling for position here. Souvlaki manages to regain full guard. Nice work.

Souvlaki looking for subs off his back but Griffiths has passed one foot through into half guard.
Souvlaki is trying to get back to full guard.
Souvlaki trying to control but Griffiths postures up.
Souvlaki throws a strike from the bottom that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Souvlaki is trying to get back to full guard.
Souvlaki trying to hold on to Griffiths's head to control him but Griffiths postures up.
Griffiths prevents Souvlaki from improving his position.
Souvlaki has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Griffiths is working away from the top position though.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Souvlaki connects with a body shot.
A slapping body kick lands there for Griffiths.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Griffiths will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
The fighters circle momentarily. Souvlaki darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Griffiths throws the left hand but Souvlaki avoids the punch easily.
Souvlaki throws a big counter combination but Griffiths scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Griffiths tries to close the distance and clinch but Souvlaki swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
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 Koulouraki Souvlaki will probably get the nod.
That's time! Souvlaki's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.



Souvlaki scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Souvlaki fails to land a wild elbow strike.

Souvlaki goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Griffiths rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Souvlaki's guard! Nice work there by Griffiths!
Griffiths controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Souvlaki controls Griffiths momentarily but Griffiths frees himself.
Souvlaki thows some rabbit punches from the bottom but they don't do any damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Griffiths controls from within his opponent's guard.
Archie Griffiths has got the better of the ground game so far.
Souvlaki looking to control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Souvlaki looking for a sweep. Not yet Souvlaki, not yet.
Souvlaki trying to strike off his back.
Griffiths slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Griffiths stopping the sweep attempt from Souvlaki.
Griffiths is stalling in the full guard.
Souvlaki wants to sweep but no luck.
Souvlaki is striking from the bottom but Griffiths uses the opportunity to pass into half guard.
Griffiths tries to pass the half guard into mount. Souvlaki knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Souvlaki wants to control but Griffiths is keeping busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Souvlaki wants to get back to full guard.
Griffiths is taking a breather. Souvlaki says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Souvlaki is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Souvlaki missing with punches from the bottom.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Souvlaki clobbers Griffiths with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Nice sprawl there from Griffiths as Souvlaki shoots in.
Souvlaki lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Griffiths circles away quickly and effectively.
A nice inside leg kick there by Griffiths. That's going to slow Souvlaki down.
Griffiths tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A little feinted left hand from Souvlaki on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Griffiths lands a right hook to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice uppercut there from Griffiths.
Souvlaki takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Griffiths lands a leg kick that knocks Souvlaki off balance momentarily.
Griffiths throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Souvlaki stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Archie Griffiths seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Griffiths is looking to slow Souvlaki down with leg kicks.
Griffiths takes a swing at Souvlaki's ribcage but misses.
Souvlaki looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Griffiths is fending him off so far but Souvlaki persists. Nope, Griffiths circles away and we're back to standing.
Souvlaki moves out of range as Griffiths strikes.
Griffiths connects with a leg kick. Souvlaki looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Souvlaki shoots in for a takedown but Griffiths shows good takedown defense.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Koulouraki Souvlaki. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Nice takedown defense from Griffiths. No joy for Souvlaki on that attempt.
Griffiths looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Nice sprawl there from Griffiths as Souvlaki shoots in.
Archie Griffiths is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Griffiths moves into the clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A head punch on the inside from Griffiths fails to land.
Souvlaki has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Griffiths avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths lands a nice uppercut.
Griffiths effectively controlling the action here.
Griffiths scores with a shot to the side of Souvlaki's head.
Griffiths lands with a short shot to the head.
Griffiths stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Griffiths misses with the head strike.
Griffiths scores with a hook to the body.
Griffiths stalling the fight.
Griffiths has Souvlaki pressed against the cage.
A short left from Griffiths.
Griffiths tries to throw a body punch but Souvlaki avoids it by throwing Griffiths back against the cage.

Griffiths pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Griffiths avoids a punch combination nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Archie Griffiths showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Souvlaki's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Griffiths tries to clinch but Souvlaki moves out of range.
A low kick from Griffiths is predictable there
and Souvlaki counters with a nice uppercut.
Souvlaki moves out of range of the body kick from Griffiths.
Souvlaki appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Griffiths throws a lazy uppercut
enabling Souvlaki to counter with a crisp jab.
Griffiths lands a leg kick that knocks Souvlaki off balance momentarily.
Griffiths scores with a jab to the jaw.
Griffiths lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Souvlaki shoots in for a takedown but Griffiths shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Griffiths let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Souvlaki throws a shot from downtown. Griffiths moves away and avoids it.
Griffiths scores with a body shot.
Griffiths is looking to land body kicks.
Souvlaki half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Souvlaki stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Griffiths.
A nice leg kick lands there from Griffiths.

Souvlaki shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Griffiths is trying to defend but Souvlaki finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Griffiths wants to control but Souvlaki is keeping busy and won't allow it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Griffiths is staying active underneath Souvlaki, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Griffiths trying to control here.
Souvlaki missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Souvlaki wants to pass to mount but Griffiths is defending the position.
Griffiths trying to control but Souvlaki postures up.
Souvlaki lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Griffiths keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Souvlaki seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Griffiths does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Griffiths keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Griffiths has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Souvlaki throws a strike but Griffiths avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Souvlaki throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Griffiths works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Souvlaki throws a strike but Griffiths rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Griffiths slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Souvlaki trying to punch from his back but it's not doing any damage.
Griffiths looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Souvlaki throwing strikes off his back to little effect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Souvlaki looking to hit a scissor sweep but Griffiths is one step ahead there.
Souvlaki is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Souvlaki is striking from the bottom but Griffiths uses the opportunity to pass into half guard.
Griffiths working over Souvlaki with some ground and pound. Souvlaki looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Souvlaki holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
Griffiths prevents Souvlaki from improving his position.
Griffiths moves nicely into side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths working away.
Souvlaki tries to strike but it doesn't land.
Souvlaki tries to improve position but can't.
Souvlaki trying to remain calm as Griffiths controls from the top position.
Griffiths passes to full mount! That's big trouble for Souvlaki!
Souvlaki wants to control but Griffiths is having none of it.
Griffiths looking to control and managing it successfully.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Souvlaki keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 28:30
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 27:30
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Archie Griffiths!

After winning the bout, Archie Griffiths thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: Syn 580     
Date:   Jun 02, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Orlando Diggs (ranked 69 p4p, 12 weight class) and Ramon Gracie (ranked 24 p4p, 4 weight class). Diggs comes to the cage accompanied by KING of the FALL. Gracie is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Jiu Jitsu: Vai Finaliza!. This should be a great matchup!

184 cm
30
174 lbs
28 - 12 - 0
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31
180 lbs
26 - 6 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Orlando Diggs!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Ramon Gracie!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Steven Brown and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Diggs checks a low kick from Gracie.
We've been told by Diggs's head coaches at Convicted Fight Club that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Gracie throws the kick towards the body but Diggs avoids it.
Gracie stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Diggs.
Diggs cracks a nice hook into Gracie's ribs.
Gracie checks a leg kick.
Gracie steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Diggs.
A lazy body kick from Gracie
and Diggs counters with a nice body kick.
Diggs ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Diggs misses with a wild body shot.
Gracie wants to counter with a clinch but Diggs pushes him away.
Gracie misses with an uppercut.
A cross from Diggs lands.
Diggs blocks a low kick nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Diggs throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gracie is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Diggs checks the leg kick.
Diggs misses with a low kick.
Gracie uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Diggs.
A low kick from Gracie misses
and Diggs counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diggs tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Gracie drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Diggs defends it well.
Gracie uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Diggs.
Gracie uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diggs.
Diggs chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Diggs lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Diggs misses the shot to the body.
Diggs motions for Gracie to come forward. Diggs throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Gracie throws a low kick but Diggs moves out of range easily.
Diggs lands a nice leg kick that just misses Gracie's sensitive parts.
Gracie moves out of range of the strikes.
Gracie checks a leg kick.
Gracie shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Diggs feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Gracie's calf.
Gracie tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Diggs stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diggs lands a right hook to the body.
Gracie ducks under a wild hook from Diggs.

Gracie has Diggs up against the cage in a clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Gracie.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A left hand lands to the body for Gracie.
Diggs lands with a light punch inside.
Gracie blocking some punches.
Diggs misses with a body punch.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Diggs being controlled against the cage.
Diggs fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Diggs misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short right from Diggs.
Gracie lands a nice uppercut.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gracie is trying to stall.

Gracie manages to pull guard.

Diggs stands up from guard. Let's bang!
Diggs thows a leg kick but Gracie checks it

and Gracie counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.

Diggs has managed to escape just enough to sneak back to his feet but Gracie is on him like a limpet, forcing Diggs back against the cage.
Diggs pushes Gracie back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Diggs throws a head punch that misses.
Gracie stalls.
A short right from Gracie.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gracie tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Diggs smiles and moves away.
Diggs lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Gracie misses with a wild body shot.
A counter left hand to the body from Diggs misses its target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick from Diggs misses.
Diggs misses with a low kick.
Gracie moves out of range of the body kick from Diggs.
Gracie wants to slow Diggs down by chopping away at his legs.
Diggs thows a left - swing and a miss!
Diggs catches Gracie with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Jab, jab by Diggs - just one landing.
Diggs fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gracie manages to avoid it.
Diggs looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A slapping leg kick lands for Diggs.
A good leg kick by Diggs.
Gracie tries to clinch up but Diggs circles away and keeps his distance.
Diggs steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gracie.
Orlando Diggs seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Diggs fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gracie manages to avoid it.
Gracie drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Diggs defends it well.
Diggs misses with a body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gracie moves away from the strike by Diggs.
Diggs throws out a powerful jab.
Diggs swings widly with a right hand

and Gracie counters with a nice double leg into side control. Diggs won't be happy with that.
Gracie in side control lands a decent elbow.

Gracie wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Diggs, who protects the arm well.
Diggs is trying to improve his position.

Diggs throws Gracie to one side and escapes!
Gracie blocks a jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Diggs connects with an inside leg kick.
Gracie works Diggs's body with a nice hook.
Gracie scores with a nice right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diggs fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

Gracie scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Diggs wants to get back to his feet but Gracie is dominant here and he's now got Diggs's back!
I really don't envy Diggs right now.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Gracie is looking to control Diggs but Diggs is wriggling around and keeping busy.
Diggs has his hands over his head blocking the strikes from Gracie.
Diggs tries to escape the position.
Diggs trying to control but he's just got himself in more trouble.
Diggs is in bad spot here.
Diggs covers up after that shot from Gracie.
Our spies down at at Arcalimon Top Team inform us that Gracie has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Gracie working for a choke but Diggs is defending well.

Diggs fending off the submission attempt from Gracie.

Gracie seems to be going for a rear naked choke. He has an arm under Diggs's chin but Diggs turns very nicely into Gracie's guard. Good BJJ skills being displayed there by Diggs.
Diggs preventing the sweep.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gracie has a closed guard, preventing Diggs from standing up.

Diggs decides to stand up and beckons his opponent to follow.
Diggs is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Gracie can do to turn this around?
Gracie staying out of range there.
Diggs leaves Gracie with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Diggs looks for the body kick but Gracie saw that one coming.

Gracie fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Diggs, pushing him back against the cage.
Diggs lands a body shot in the clinch.
Gracie goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Diggs lands a nice uppercut.
Still in the clinch, Diggs scores with a nice short uppercut.
Gracie is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Gracie will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Diggs up against the cage.
Diggs swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diggs blocks an uppercut.

Gracie pulls Diggs into guard.

Diggs stands up from guard. Let's bang!
Diggs ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Gracie misses with a left hand
and Diggs makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Diggs thumps Gracie with a low kick.
Diggs throws a jab when Gracie was well out of range.
A slow jab from Diggs misses its intended target.
Diggs scores with a kick to the midsection.
Diggs lands a lovely overhand right.
Diggs fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gracie manages to avoid it.
Gracie's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Nice straight punches there by Diggs. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Diggs.
Gracie finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Orlando Diggs dominated that second round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Diggs cracks Gracie with an open hand slap.
Gracie tries to clinch but Diggs moves out of range.
Gracie wants to clinch
and Diggs counters with a left to the body.
Gracie throws a low kick but it's checked well by Diggs.
Gracie avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Gracie slips a straight right by Diggs.
Gracie feints the counter takedown.
Diggs jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Diggs connects with a body shot.
Diggs thows a leg kick but Gracie checks it

and Gracie counters with a takedown into side control.
Diggs is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Gracie is controlling him well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gracie is looking to take a break and control but Diggs is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Gracie postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diggs tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Gracie working the head with strikes.
Diggs tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Diggs on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Diggs tries to bench press Gracie off him but Gracie keeps the position.
Gracie wants to control but Diggs is keeping him busy.
Diggs is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diggs taking a bit of punishment here - Gracie scoring with strikes.
Gracie wants to control but Diggs is keeping him busy.
Diggs is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Gracie working away.
Gracie misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.
Gracie advances to mount.
Gracie has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Gracie fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!
Ramon Gracie has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
BOOM! Gracie connects with a massive shot to the dome!
Diggs is in a horrible position here, under a barrage of strikes, he's managing to avoid any damage.
Gracie working away from the top, dropping strikes.
Gracie scoring with strikes but Diggs is staying in there.
Gracie landing strikes, looking to finish!
Gracie is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Diggs can't stay in a position like this for much longer.

Gracie wants to finish this one by submission but Diggs is holding onto his waist, trying to prevent any attacks from Gracie.
Gracie lands a heavy elbow.
Diggs working to try and regain half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gracie avoids the attempt from Diggs to control.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gracie unloads with some shots from mount but Diggs bucks and avoids them well.
Gracie lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
Gracie controlling from mount.
Diggs tries to reverse the position but Gracie maintains control.
Gracie with good strikes from the mount here!
Diggs is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Diggs is working hard here to advance position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ramon Gracie really dominated that round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Gracie fails with the takedown.
Diggs moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Gracie moves out of range of the strikes.
Diggs throws a leg kick that misses.
Diggs fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Gracie checks it well.
Gracie is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Gracie takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Diggs lands with a right hand.
Diggs throws a body punch but Gracie moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gracie shoots in looking for a takedown but Diggs manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Gracie's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Gracie avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Diggs throws a low kick, looking for Gracie's leg but Gracie calmly moves out of range.
Gracie avoids a punch combination nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diggs jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gracie checks a low kick from Diggs.
Good leg kick by Diggs there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Diggs cracks Gracie with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Gracie slips under a jab from Diggs.
Diggs misses with a low kick.
A big left from Diggs misses.
Diggs stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Gracie throws out a leg kick but Diggs moves out of range and Gracie only half commits.
Diggs moves out of range of the body kick from Gracie.
Diggs throws a low kick but Gracie avoids it.
Diggs fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Gracie is out of range.
Diggs fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Gracie has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diggs looks to throw the jab but Gracie is out of range.
Diggs with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Diggs tries to score with a low kick but Gracie moves his leg out of the way.
Diggs getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Gracie uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Diggs.
Gracie drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Diggs defends it well.
Gracie throws a leg kick
letting Diggs counter with a right hand.
Gracie displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Diggs throws out the jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Diggs tries a low kick but Gracie avoids it.
Diggs keeps the fight on the outside.
Gracie takes one to the side of the head.
Gracie keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Diggs.
Diggs lands with a thumping leg kick.
Good leg kick by Gracie 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.

Diggs tries to keep at a distance but Gracie has taken the fight into the clinch.
Diggs misses with a short punch on the inside.

Gracie jumps into guard, dragging Diggs to the mat.

Diggs gets to his feet and steps away from his opponent.
Diggs misses with a leg kick

and Gracie counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Diggs is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Gracie's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Gracie's back!

Diggs decides to stand up, even though he's got his opponent's back.
Diggs moves out of range of the leg kick from Gracie.
A decent looking cross lands there for Diggs.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Diggs uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Gracie has time to react.
Gracie avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Diggs bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Gracie's head.
Gracie takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Gracie moves into the clinch.
A bit of stalling here from Gracie.

Gracie manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.

Diggs stands and steps away. Gracie gets to his feet too and we're back to the striking game.
Diggs turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

Gracie shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Diggs is trying to defend but Gracie finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Gracie wants to lay and pray for a moment but Diggs keeps working.
Diggs tries to kick Gracie off but Gracie keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Gracie frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Orlando Diggs had his way with Ramon Gracie in that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Gracie on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Diggs throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gracie sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gracie uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diggs.
Diggs throws a jab when Gracie was well out of range.
Diggs looks to throw a body kick

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

Gracie is trying to work a guillotine from the top, or something like that? Don't know how he thinks he's going to get a finish from there.
Gracie wants to pass the guard but Diggs is keeping the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Diggs is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gracie postures up and lands a big shot to Diggs's brow.
Gracie trying to control the position from guard on top but Diggs is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Diggs avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Diggs controlling the position.
Gracie trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Gracie trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Diggs trying to control the position here.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Gracie throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Diggs works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Orlando Diggs is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Gracie dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Diggs. That did some damage!
Diggs feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Gracie's calf.
Diggs pushes Gracie away with a front kick.
Diggs thows a left - swing and a miss!
Gracie has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Gracie tries to close the distance and clinch up but Diggs swats him away and circles back towards the center.

Gracie shoots in and bounces Diggs off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.

Gracie is trying to work a guillotine from the top, or something like that? Don't know how he thinks he's going to get a finish from there.
Diggs pulls Gracie in close to prevent any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gracie landing with the ground and pound.
Diggs pulls Gracie in close to prevent any damage.
Ramon Gracie has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Gracie is stalling in the full guard.
Gracie is fighting to break Diggs's control of his arms but Diggs is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Diggs keeping moving, preventing Gracie from controlling successfully.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Diggs is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Gracie moves out of range of the body kick from Diggs.
Gracie tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Diggs manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Diggs connects with a body shot that sends Gracie's belly button to the back.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Gracie takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
A left lands for Diggs.
Diggs cracks the inside of Gracie's front leg.
Diggs tries a low kick but Gracie avoids it.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Orlando Diggs.
I think Diggs has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 49:46
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 49:46
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Orlando Diggs!

Orlando Diggs retains his welterweight title!
Our winner, Orlando Diggs, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Event: NJMMA #58     
Date:   Jun 02, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between John Braddock (ranked 82 p4p, 7 weight class) and Like Boss (ranked 450 p4p, 45 weight class). Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

185 cm
28
285 lbs
12 - 0 - 0
198 cm
21
268 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, John Braddock!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Like Boss!
The judges for this bout are Dean Styles, Jonathan Paton and Bruno Lombardi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Boss looks to throw the jab but Braddock is out of range.
Braddock misses with a lunging right hand
letting Boss counter with a right hand.
Braddock on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Boss scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Braddock moves forwards but Boss connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Boss throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Boss jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Braddock keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Boss.

Braddock clinches with his opponent.
A short right from Braddock.
Braddock misses with the head strike.
Boss swings wildly with an uppercut but Braddock uses good head movement to avoid it.
Boss throws a head punch that misses.
Boss letting Braddock take a breather here.
Boss blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Boss pushes Braddock back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Boss lands an uppercut.
Boss has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Braddock blocks an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Braddock.
Boss misses with a punch on the inside.
Boss blocks a body shot from Braddock.
I was talking to Braddock's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Boss digs a right hand into Braddock's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Braddock's gas tank.
Boss swings wildly with an uppercut but Braddock uses good head movement to avoid it.
Boss throws a punch but it's blocked by Braddock.
Braddock softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Braddock trying to stall but Boss improves his position.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Boss.
Braddock working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Boss misses with a punch on the inside.
Boss struggles to land a body shot inside as Braddock controls his hands.
Braddock blocking some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Boss.
Braddock blocks an uppercut.
Braddock swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A shot in the inside from Boss.
Braddock takes a shot to the head.
Boss pushes Braddock back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Braddock throws a punch but it's blocked by Boss.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Braddock will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Boss up against the cage.
Boss tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Braddock scores with a hook to the body.
Boss has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Braddock seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Boss can turn it around.
Braddock just leaning against Boss, taking a breather.
A short body shot lands from Braddock as the two fighters clinch.
Boss looks winded!
A quick uppercut on the inside from Braddock.
A right hook to the body lands for Braddock.
A body shot lands from Braddock.
Braddock presses Boss against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Braddock lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Boss backwards.
Braddock lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Braddock working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Braddock lands a hook that snaps the head of Boss backwards.
Braddock scores with a shoulder strike.

Boss is rocked!
Boss misses with a hook from the clinch.
Boss is still on wobbly legs! Can Braddock finish him?
Boss misses with a punch on the inside.
Braddock creates a bit of space for himself and rocks Boss with a big uppercut! Boss tries to clinch up but Braddock pushes him back against the cage and lands another monster strike that crumples Boss to the mat! Boss covers up and Braddock unloads with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). John Braddock!
John Braddock retains his heavyweight title!
John Braddock decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
The defeated Like Boss had this to say: 'WTF happened???'.
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
53%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   May 22, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Frederick Allen Franco Ll (ranked 5897 p4p, 0 weight class) and Mitsugu Takeishi (ranked 5975 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.

190 cm
18
300 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
185 cm
23
303 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Very quick
Good wrestler
Brawler
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super 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 London, Frederick Allen Franco Ll!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Mitsugu Takeishi!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, James Atkins and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Franco Ll gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.

It looks like Frederick Allen Franco Ll has been cut.
Franco Ll could do with losing a few pounds - he looks very soft around the mid section, to put it politely.
Takeishi ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Takeishi's corner calls for a 1-2. Takeishi obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Franco Ll takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Franco Ll is breathing heavily.

Takeishi lands a big uppercut and Franco Ll crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Franco Ll looks OK. Takeishi waves Franco Ll back to his feet!

Frederick Allen Franco Ll's cut is getting worse.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Takeishi scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Nice body punch from Takeishi.

Takeishi has Franco Ll up against the cage in a clinch.
Takeishi will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Franco Ll up against the cage.
Takeishi lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Franco Ll.
Takeishi lands with a short punch from the clinch.

Frederick Allen Franco Ll's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Takeishi lands a body punch.
Takeishi lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Takeishi is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
A body shot lands from Takeishi.
Takeishi pushes Franco Ll back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

Jeez, Frederick Allen Franco Ll's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.
Takeishi lands a shot to the body.
Takeishi scores with a hook to the body.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Takeishi creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

The referee calls the doctor in to look at Frederick Allen Franco Ll's cut. Oh no, the doctor has called an end to the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:47 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Mitsugu Takeishi!
Mitsugu Takeishi decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
45%

 

Event: IXF 28     
Date:   May 19, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Mark Lesnar (ranked 612 p4p, 27 weight class) and Rene Duchene (ranked 1523 p4p, 62 weight class). This should be a great matchup!

185 cm
26
285 lbs
6 - 0 - 0
198 cm
26
273 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Very quick
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Heavy handed

ZZ POPS

ZZ POPS



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Mark Lesnar!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Rene Duchene!
The judges for this bout are Dirk Anderson, Peter Branson and Winston Alpacca.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Duchene swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Lesnar attempts a counter takedown but Duchene avoids it well and moves away.
Duchene jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Duchene throws a looping overhand right but Lesnar ducks down to avoid it.
Lesnar gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Duchene.

It looks like Mark Lesnar has been cut.

Lesnar gets a clinch.
Duchene working aggressively here.
Duchene tries a body shot but Lesnar blocks it.
Lesnar has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Duchene after a bit of a struggle.
Lesnar trying to stall but Duchene improves his position.

Lesnar is trying to trip Duchene. He has hold of a leg but Duchene is hopping around, keeping his balance for the moment. Lesnar persists though and gets the takedown into guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lesnar cracks Duchene with a solid left hand.
Lesnar is working Duchene over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Lesnar postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Lesnar scoring with punches to the head and body.
Lesnar lands a couple of digs.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Duchene wants to sweep but no luck.
Duchene is still trying to improve position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lesnar distracts Duchene with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Lesnar postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Lesnar definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Duchene can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Lesnar controls the pace.
Lesnar has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Duchene is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Duchene is just content to waste time from the top position. Lesnar takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard.
Lesnar can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Duchene controls the pace.
Duchene trying to control the position from guard on top but Lesnar is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Lesnar is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Duchene wants to control from the top but Lesnar keeps moving.
Lesnar tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Duchene wants to control from the top but Lesnar keeps moving.
Duchene 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.
Duchene must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Duchene wants to control from the top but Lesnar keeps moving.
Lesnar is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.


That's three minutes gone in the round.
Duchene punching from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Lesnar working Duchene over with strikes.
Lesnar winds up and cracks Duchene with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Duchene wants to get back to full guard but Lesnar has passed into side control.
Lesnar staying calm.
Lesnar working the head and body with strikes.

It looks like Rene Duchene has been cut.
Lesnar lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Duchene down.
Lesnar lands a nice forearm strike.

The cut above Rene Duchene's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Lesnar gets to mount! Duchene was on the offensive and wasn't defending properly.
Lesnar lands with some strikes.

Rene Duchene's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Mark Lesnar!
Mark Lesnar retains his super heavyweight title!
Mark Lesnar decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
22%

 

Event: IXF 27     
Date:   May 12, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Akamu Kalani (ranked 1027 p4p, 106 weight class) and Dave Abbott (ranked 1263 p4p, 132 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

190 cm
26
240 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
190 cm
26
280 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Decent wrestler
Decent boxing
Granite chin

ZZ POPS

ZZ POPS



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Akamu Kalani!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Dave Abbott!
The judges for this bout are Dirk Anderson, Peter Branson and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Abbott takes a swing at Kalani's ribcage but misses.
A quick step to the side and Kalani tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Abbott keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Abbott slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Abbott misses with a right hand
and Kalani counters with a nice uppercut.

Abbott closes the distance and clinches.
Kalani tries to throw a body punch but Abbott avoids it by throwing Kalani back against the cage.
Kalani misses with a punch to the body.
The referee is keeping an eye on Abbott - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Abbott creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Abbott misses with a body punch.
Kalani tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kalani prevents a body shot from Abbott.
Abbott tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kalani's elbow.
Abbott swings wildly with an uppercut but Kalani uses good head movement to avoid it.

Kalani pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Kalani misses with a left hand
and Abbott cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Abbott on the wrong end of a nice hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kalani waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Abbott.
Dave Abbott seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Abbott swings for the body but Kalani moves out of range.
Kalani was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Kalani swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Abbott.
A looping hook to the body misses from Abbott. Kalani does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kalani connects with a jab.
Kalani seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Kalani throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Abbott.
Abbott wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Kalani misses the shot to the body.
Kalani pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kalani lands with a good body shot.
Kalani throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Abbott displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kalani throws out the jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Abbott throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Abbott throws out a loose jab but Kalani uses good head movement to avoid it.
Abbott waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kalani.
Abbott tries to clinch up but Kalani circles away and keeps his distance.
Abbott tries to clinch up
and Kalani makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Abbott misses with a body shot.

Abbott clinches with his opponent.
Abbott doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
The referee is keeping an eye on Abbott - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Abbott struggles to land a body shot inside as Kalani controls his hands.
Abbott tries to throw a body punch but Kalani avoids it by throwing Abbott back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kalani tries to throw a body punch but Abbott avoids it by throwing Kalani back against the cage.
Abbott misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kalani tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kalani misses with a punch on the inside.
Kalani misses with a punch on the inside.
Abbott slows down the pace here.
Abbott pushes Kalani back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Abbott has a couple of punches blocked by Kalani.
A right handed body shot lands from Kalani.
Abbott looks winded!
A hook to the body from Kalani.
Kalani working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Kalani lands a hook that snaps the head of Abbott backwards.
A right hand to the body from Kalani.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Kalani creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Abbott misses with a punch on the inside.
Kalani lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Abbott backwards.
Abbott tries to work over Kalani's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kalani working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Abbott's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A short right from Kalani.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Abbott blocks a body shot from Kalani.
Kalani wants to get back to striking at distance but Abbott won't allow it.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Kalani fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Nice body punch from Kalani.
Kalani goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Abbott tries to throw a body punch but Kalani avoids it by throwing Abbott back against the cage.
Kalani misses with a body punch.
Kalani misses with a body punch.
A short left from Abbott.
Kalani swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Abbott.
Kalani tries to break free but Abbott pushes him back against the cage.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Kalani as Abbott tries to tie him up.
Kalani lands an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Abbott.
Kalani lands with a light punch inside.
Kalani softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kalani ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Abbott is looking to clinch.
Abbott has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Abbott takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Kalani lands a head shot.
Kalani throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Kalani 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.
Kalani tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Abbott was well out of range. Poor timing from Kalani.
Kalani throws a shot to the body.
Kalani lands a slapping body shot.
Kalani ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Abbott is breathing heavily.
Abbott drops his hands momentarily and Kalani takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kalani lands a nice shot that snaps Abbott's head back.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kalani lands with a right hand.

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

Abbott is rocked!
A looping hook to the body misses from Kalani. Abbott does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kalani fires a straight punch through the middle that cracks Abbott square on the jaw! Damn, Abbott is out cold on his feet and topples face first to the canvas! Wow, I haven't seen a knockout that brutal in a long time!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:21 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Akamu Kalani!
Akamu Kalani retains his heavyweight title!
Akamu Kalani bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
51%

 

Event: Syn 577     
Date:   May 12, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Charlie Lim (ranked 163 p4p, 18 weight class) and Archie Griffiths (ranked 256 p4p, 30 weight class). Lim comes to the cage accompanied by Kamelot - Abandoned. I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

168 cm
38
148 lbs
32 - 8 - 2
175 cm
30
147 lbs
14 - 3 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing

Aspire Clothing
Arcticus University: London



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 8 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Charlie Lim!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Archie Griffiths!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Sam Margolis and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lim tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Griffiths looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Lim throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Lim has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gangsterdamage in the buildup to the fight.
Griffiths throws a leg kick that is checked
and Lim counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Griffiths defending well as Lim loads up on a big left hand.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Griffiths. Lim shrugs it off though.
Griffiths shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
A counter left hand to the body from Lim misses its target.
Lim throws a jab but it's blocked by Griffiths.
Lim drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Lim checks the leg kick.
It appears Lim was looking to counter with a kick there.
Lim is looking to land body kicks.
Griffiths wants to land a leg kick but Lim is out of range.
Lim is looking to counter punch.
Lim looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!

Griffiths closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Griffiths is trying to stall.
Griffiths working aggressively here.
Griffiths lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Griffiths goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Griffiths breaks the clinch.
The fighters circling - Lim throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Griffiths checks a leg kick nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lim throws a chopping leg kick but Griffiths manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Griffiths is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
A jab from Lim does it's job there.
Griffiths tests Lim's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Lim moves out of range as Griffiths strikes.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Lim.
Griffiths takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Lim missing with a left hand there. Griffiths was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Good leg kick by Griffiths there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
A looping hook to the body misses from Lim. Griffiths does a little dance to reset his feet.
Lim feints a jab promting Griffiths to slip. Lim then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Griffiths slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Lim throws a jab when Griffiths was well out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Lim throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Lim misses the jab.
Charlie Lim seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Lim throws a jab when Griffiths was well out of range.
Lim throws a hook but Griffiths blocks it.
Lim with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Lim swats away the attempt to clinch by Griffiths.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Lim was well out of range. Poor timing from Griffiths.
Lim chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A telegraphed right hand from Griffiths misses the target.
Lim throws out a loose jab but Griffiths uses good head movement to avoid it.
Griffiths thinks about the counter body kick.

Griffiths gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Griffiths misses with a hook to the ribs.

Lim breaks from the clinch.
Griffiths pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Griffiths moves out of range as Lim throws a body kick.
Lim swings widly with a right hand
and Griffiths counters with a head kick. That will keep Lim thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!
Griffiths throws a big shot that misses.

Griffiths rushes Lim and presses him up against the cage.
Griffiths misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Lim lands with a light punch inside.

Lim manages to break the clinch.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Lim.
Lim swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Griffiths tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Lim appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Griffiths uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Lim.
Lim takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lim loads up on a big right hand but Griffiths slips the punch.
Lim misses with a looping left.
Lim defending well as Griffiths loads up on a big left hand.
Griffiths lands with a thumping leg kick.
Griffiths lands a nice leg kick that just misses Lim's sensitive parts.
Griffiths takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Lim walks into a straight right hand from Griffiths.
Griffiths takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Lim throws a jab when Griffiths was well out of range.
Griffiths lands a nice shot that snaps Lim's head back.
Lim misses with a left hand
and Griffiths counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Lim takes one to the side of the head.
Good work by Lim as he checks the leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Lim throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Griffiths doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Griffiths attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Griffiths scores with a jab to the head.
Griffiths has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Lim.
Griffiths moves into range and connects with a jab.
Lim connects with a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Lim uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Griffiths has time to react.
Griffiths has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Lim.
Griffiths loads up on a big right hand but Lim slips the punch.
Lim fires out a quick counter leg kick but Griffiths just manages to avoid it.
Lim scores with a jab.
Griffiths lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Griffiths scores with a hook.
Griffiths has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Lim loads up on a big right hand but Griffiths slips the punch.
Griffiths misses with a body shot.
Griffiths fakes the leg kick and cracks Lim in the body.
Griffiths misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Lim. Griffiths does a little dance to reset his feet.
Lim lands the left hand.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Griffiths throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Lim sees it coming and avoids it easily.

Griffiths moves into the clinch.
Griffiths tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Lim's elbow.
Griffiths misses with a body punch.
Lim misses with the head strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Archie Griffiths will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Griffiths checks the leg kick.
Griffiths buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Griffiths moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Charlie Lim is winning the standup battle so far.
Griffiths misses with a wild body shot.
Griffiths looks to throw the jab but Lim is out of range.
Griffiths swings for the body but Lim moves out of range.
Nice body kick there by Griffiths.
Griffiths ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Lim moves away.
Lim checks a low kick from Griffiths.
A slow jab from Griffiths misses its intended target.
Griffiths moves out of range of the body kick.
Griffiths's corner calls for a 1-2. Griffiths obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Lim scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Griffiths feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Lim's calf.
Griffiths throws a quick inside leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A nice combination there by Griffiths.
Griffiths throws a hook but Lim avoids it easily.
Griffiths moves out of range as Lim throws a body kick.
Griffiths lands a front kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lim ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Lim ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Lim shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Griffiths eats them both and turns towards Lim to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Lim checks a low kick from Griffiths.
Lim uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Griffiths.
Griffiths tries a head kick but it misses.
Lim throws a looping overhand right but Griffiths ducks down to avoid it.
Lim misses with a hook.
Griffiths on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Griffiths lands a nice leg kick that just misses Lim's sensitive parts.
Lim throws a half hearted mid kick.
Griffiths tries to land a front kick but Lim steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Lim cracks Griffiths with an open hand slap.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Griffiths checks a leg kick.
A little jabbing left from Griffiths on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Lim steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Griffiths.
Lim is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Lim attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Griffiths slips a jab from Lim.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Lim looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Lim is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lim uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Griffiths.
Lim staying out of range there.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Lim crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Griffiths - the referee stops the clock and Lim gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Griffiths. Lim manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Lim throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Lim with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Lim misses with a low kick.
Lim swings for the body but Griffiths moves out of range.
Despite the aggression on Griffiths's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Lim jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Griffiths throws a body shot but no joy.
Griffiths throws a sloppy head kick and Lim moves out of range easily.
A nice inside leg kick there by Griffiths. That's going to slow Lim down.
Lim misses with a low kick.
Griffiths scores with a jab to the jaw.
Griffiths tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Lim paws at him with a jab and circles away.
A chopping leg kick lands by Lim.
Griffiths fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Lim has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Lim throws an off balance right hand
and Griffiths counters with a one-two to the body.
Lim throws a leg kick but Griffiths sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Lim will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Griffiths thumps Lim with a low kick.
Lim throws a lazy uppercut
and Griffiths counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Griffiths throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Lim on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
Lim throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Lim tries to land a front kick but Griffiths steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Griffiths looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Lim misses with a few strikes there.
Lim scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Griffiths throws a sloppy head kick
and Lim counters with a one-two to the body.
A shot to the liver by Griffiths. Beautiful body shot.
Griffiths avoids a kick to the body.
Griffiths tries to counter by closing the distance.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Griffiths swings for the body but Lim moves out of range.
A slapping leg kick lands for Lim.
Nice defenses there by Lim.
A big left from Griffiths misses.
Lim takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Griffiths connects with a leg kick. Lim looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths throws a quick inside leg kick.
Griffiths tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Lim manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Griffiths checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Griffiths wants to land a leg kick but Lim is out of range.
Griffiths checks a low kick from Lim.
A little jabbing left from Griffiths on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Griffiths bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Griffiths with a hook.
Griffiths throws a wild body kick that Lim sees coming a mile off.
Lim tried to counter with a leg kick but Griffiths avoided it.
Lim misses with a wild body shot.
Lim swings for the body but Griffiths moves out of range.
Griffiths lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Lim circles away quickly and effectively.
Lim slips under a jab from Griffiths.
Griffiths throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Griffiths takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Lim misses with the combination.
Griffiths swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Lim lands with a hook. Griffiths tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Griffiths slips under a jab from Lim.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Archie Griffiths will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Lim connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Griffiths momentarily.
Lim tries to land a leg kick but Griffiths saw it coming and moves away.
Lim throws a body punch but Griffiths moves out of range.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Lim.
Lim stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Griffiths.
Griffiths lands with a straight right. Lim didn't see that one coming.
Lim staying out of range there.
Griffiths displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Lim throws out the jab.
Lim scores with a hook to the body. Griffiths takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
A leg kick checked by Griffiths.
Lim throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Griffiths scores with a nice body kick.
Lim throws a sloppy head kick
letting Griffiths counter with a right hand.
Lim walks forward, straight into a front kick from Griffiths.
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!
Griffiths moves out of range as Lim throws a body kick.
Griffiths was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
A solid leg kick lands there for Griffiths.
Griffiths connects with a single shot there.
Lim cracks a nice hook into Griffiths's ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Griffiths pivots, looking for a leg kick but Lim is out of range and Griffiths settles back down.

Griffiths gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
A left hand lands to the body for Lim.

Lim breaks from the clinch.
Griffiths finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Lim staying out of range there.
Lim was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Lim throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Griffiths wants to counter the offense by Lim and move into the clinch position.
Griffiths keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Griffiths thuds his right hand into Lim's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Lim throws a big shot that misses.
Griffiths misses with a body shot.
Lim takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Griffiths looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Lim tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Griffiths was well out of range. Poor timing from Lim.
Griffiths tries to counter with a clinch but Lim shakes him off and moves away.
Griffiths tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Lim manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
A slow jab from Griffiths misses its intended target.
Griffiths throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Griffiths connects with a jab.
Charlie Lim has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lim slips under a jab.
Lim tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Griffiths is able to avoid easily.
Griffiths moves out of range as Lim strikes.
Lim scores with a kick to the midsection.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Griffiths moves out of range of the body kick.
Griffiths chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Lim - that will leave a mark!
Lim lands a nice shot that snaps Griffiths's head back.
Griffiths fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Lim.
Griffiths bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Griffiths uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Lim.
Griffiths follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Lim cracks Griffiths with a right hand to the side of the head.
Lim throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Lim tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Griffiths was well out of range. Poor timing from Lim.
Griffiths lands with a hook. Lim tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Lim throws a big shot that misses.
Griffiths tries to counter by closing the distance.
The fighters circling - Lim throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Archie Griffiths is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A nice inside leg kick there by Griffiths. That's going to slow Lim down.
Griffiths moves out of range of the body kick.
Lim works the jab nicely.
Lim throws a push kick but Griffiths slaps the foot to one side.
Griffiths staying out of range there.
Griffiths only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Griffiths scores with a jab. Lim acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Lim misses with a hook. Griffiths ducked under it nicely.
Griffiths avoids the body shot from Lim.
The crowd cheers as Griffiths lands an impressive looking overhand right. Lim doesn't seem phased though.
Griffiths lands with an overhand left.
A shot to the liver by Griffiths. Beautiful body shot.
Lim misses with a low kick.
Griffiths explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Griffiths staying out of range there.
Lim throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Griffiths sees it coming and avoids it easily.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Griffiths displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Lim throws out the jab.
Lim sets himself, and Griffiths steps forward looking for the clinch! Lim avoids it this time.
Griffiths scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths looks to score with a jab to the body but Lim is just out of range.
Griffiths misses with a head kick.
Lim looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Lim takes a swing at Griffiths's ribcage but misses.
Lim throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Griffiths throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Lim stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Griffiths.
A big right from Lim misses.
Griffiths slips a straight right by Lim.

Lim tries to keep at a distance but Griffiths has taken the fight into the clinch.
Lim can't break the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Lim fails to land.
Griffiths struggles to land a body shot inside as Lim controls his hands.
A nice right hand lands inside from Lim.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Griffiths breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Lim just misses with a punch to the body.
Griffiths appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 27:30
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 30:27
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 30:28

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Charlie Lim!

Charlie Lim bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: Syn 577     
Date:   May 12, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Ramon Gracie (ranked 37 p4p, 7 weight class) and Paul Warror (ranked 138 p4p, 26 weight class). Gracie's entrance music is Jiu Jitsu: Vai Finaliza!. A fine choice. This should be fireworks!

180 cm
31
180 lbs
25 - 6 - 0
185 cm
29
180 lbs
18 - 5 - 1
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Ramon Gracie!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Paul Warror!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Chris Edwards and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Warror moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Warror throws a leg kick that is checked

and Gracie counters with a takedown into side control.
Gracie creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Warror sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Gracie throwing strikes but Warror manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!
Gracie tries to improve position but can't.
Warror wants to stand but Gracie has his arm trapped.
Gracie is not content to let Warror control the position.
Warror wants to stand but Gracie is controlling his arm.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gracie tries to bench press Warror off him but Warror keeps the position.
Gracie is working hard here to advance position.
Gracie is trying to control Warror's posture but Warror avoids it.
Warror remains in side control and seems content to stay there. It's a versatile position from which he can work both strikes and submissions, whilst maintaining that control, so maybe he'll sit here for a while.
Gracie has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Gracie tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Gracie is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Warror off and has taken his back!
Gracie lands a couple of good shots to his opponent's body and a final shot to the head. Good little attack there by Gracie.
Gracie cracks Warror with a big shot to body and one to the head - really punishing Warror from the back mount here, looking to soften him up.
Gracie lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Will Gracie go for the finish here or will he try and keep control of the position?
Gracie has Warror flattened out and is raining down punches.

Gracie is persistently looking for the submission but Warror is defending it well.

Gracie tightening his grip on Warror, looking for the choke.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Gracie working for the choke.
Gracie misses with punches from the back.
Warror is in a world of trouble here. He's outmatched on the ground here and he'd better get Gracie off his back sharpish unless he wants to be submitted.
Gracie is not going to allow Warror to sit and survive in this position.
Gracie trying to control.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Gracie throws a big right hand but he misses and hits the mat. Ouch.
Gracie seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Oooh a big shot gets through from Gracie. Many more shots like that and the referee will have to think about stepping in!
Gracie wants to control but Warror is keeping busy.
Gracie is really struggling to control Warror but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Gracie trying to secure his dominant position for a moment - making sure Warror doesn't escape.
Warror covers up after that shot from Gracie.

Warror defending nicely against the rear naked choke attempt.
Gracie missing with strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gracie avoids the head kick by Warror.
Warror throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Gracie avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Gracie staying out of range there.
Warror looks to land a left hand but Gracie moved out of range nicely.
Gracie tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Warror defends well and Gracie ends up having to push Warror into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Warror fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gracie manages to avoid it.
Warror cracks a nice hook into Gracie's ribs.
Warror moves out of range as Gracie throws a body kick.
A countering left hand to the body from Warror misses.
Warror misses with a leg kick

and Gracie counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Gracie.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gracie with a nice head shot there.
Gracie postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Gracie wants to control from the top but Warror keeps moving.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Warror avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Gracie loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Gracie cracks Warror with a solid left hand.
Gracie missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Gracie stays in close to Warror's body and controls the position.
Gracie scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Gracie missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Gracie postures up in Warror's guard and throws a big left but Warror blocks it.
Gracie trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Gracie keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Warror's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Gracie's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Warror is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Gracie looking to pass the guard.
Gracie with a nice head shot there.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Gracie's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Gracie working some strikes from top position.
Gracie is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Warror can do to turn this around?
Gracie postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Gracie throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Warror keeping moving, preventing Gracie from controlling successfully.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Warror is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Gracie is in close to Warror's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Gracie keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Warror's head.
Warror keeping moving, preventing Gracie from controlling successfully.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Gracie's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Warror working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Gracie.
Gracie throwing strikes but missing.
Warror seems keen to control Gracie's posture.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gracie trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Warror controlling Gracie's posture.
Gracie content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Gracie trying to control but Warror is working from the bottom.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Gracie scoring with some ground and pound.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Warror goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
A slow jab from Warror misses its intended target.
Gracie tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Warror paws at him with a jab and circles away.

Gracie gets a double leg takedown into Warror's guard.
Gracie's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Warror working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Gracie.
Gracie throwing strikes from guard but Warror blocks nicely.
Gracie content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gracie lands a couple of elbows.
Warror preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Gracie is looking to work some ground and pound but Warror has wrist control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Warror avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Gracie postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Warror avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Gracie showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Gracie missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Gracie 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.
Gracie postures up.
Paul Warror has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Warror avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Gracie with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Warror misses the jab.
Gracie appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
A low kick from Warror is predictable there

and Gracie counters with a shoot takedown. Warror fights it but they end up in guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gracie stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Warror swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Gracie working some strikes from top position.
Gracie throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Warror works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Gracie throwing strikes from guard but Warror blocks nicely.
Gracie trying to control but Warror is working from the bottom.
Gracie is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Warror is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Ramon Gracie is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gracie working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Gracie stays in close to Warror's body and controls the position.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
A low kick from Warror is predictable there

and Gracie counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Warror is trying to stand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gracie tries to pass the half guard into mount. Warror knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Warror wants to get back to full guard.
Warror wants to control but Gracie is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Gracie content to control rather than advance.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Gracie connects with a nice short shot to Warror's temple.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ramon Gracie!

Ramon Gracie was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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Event: MMAHelsinki - 178     
Date:   May 11, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Patrick Seery (ranked 241 p4p, 30 weight class) and Hiroshi Ekaku (ranked 203 p4p, 25 weight class). Seery comes to the cage accompanied by An Irish Pub Song. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

175 cm
34
147 lbs
29 - 5 - 1
173 cm
25
153 lbs
13 - 1 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Patrick Seery!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Hiroshi Ekaku!
The judges for this bout are Arvi Lind, Tarja Halkonen and Roosa Järviläinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ekaku throws a body kick that misses.
Seery throws a body punch but Ekaku moves out of range.
Ekaku misses with a leg kick.
Ekaku looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Seery lands a glancing blow to the side of Ekaku's head.
Ekaku keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Seery.
Good shot there by Seery.
Ekaku uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Seery.
Ekaku cracks Seery with a good jab.
Seery is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ekaku.
Seery jabbing away but nothing is landing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Seery misses with a few strikes there.
Seery looks to land a right hand but Ekaku moved out of range.
Seery sizes up Ekaku with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Seery throws a series of punches but Ekaku avoids them all with ease.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ekaku tries to clinch there but Seery circles away.
Ekaku changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Ekaku connects with a looping right hand.
Ekaku looks to clinch
letting Seery counter with a right hand.
Ekaku throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Seery punishes Ekaku's body with a nice straight punch.
Ekaku is looking to clinch.
A slow jab from Seery misses its intended target.
Seery backing away here, and Ekaku unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Seery misses with a right hand
and Seery takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
We've been told by Seery's head coaches at Arcalimon Top Team that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Seery's corner calls for a 1-2. Seery obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Ekaku swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Patrick Seery seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Seery works Ekaku's body with a nice hook.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Seery throws out a loose jab but Ekaku uses good head movement to avoid it.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Ekaku has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Ekaku uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Seery.
Seery missing with a left hand there. Ekaku was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Ekaku closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Ekaku stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Ekaku scores with a shot to the side of Seery's head.
Seery wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Seery misses with a body punch.
Ekaku blocking some punches.
Ekaku lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Ekaku lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Seery blocks a body shot from Ekaku.
Ekaku tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Seery's elbow.
Seery wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Ekaku has him pressed against the cage.
Seery blocking some punches.
Ekaku doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Seery wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Ekaku has him pressed against the cage.
Ekaku digs a right hand into Seery's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Seery's gas tank.
Seery misses with some punches.
Ekaku lands a left hand that snaps the head of Seery backwards.
Ekaku lands a body punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Seery pushes Ekaku back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Ekaku tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Seery lands a shoulder strike.
Seery misses with a short punch on the inside.

Seery breaks the clinch.
Ekaku swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A big right from Seery misses.

Ekaku clinches with his opponent.
Seery can't find room to land a body shot as Ekaku controls the action.
Ekaku swings wildly with an uppercut but Seery uses good head movement to avoid it.
Seery lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Ekaku can't find room to land a body shot as Seery controls the action.
Ekaku scores with a shoulder strike.
Seery can't find room to land a body shot as Ekaku controls the action.
Seery throws a punch but it's blocked by Ekaku.
Ekaku misses with a hook from the clinch.
A short left from Ekaku.

Seery breaks from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seery throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ekaku tries to move into range but Seery moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Seery punishes Ekaku's body with a nice straight punch.
A solid leg kick lands there for Ekaku.
Ekaku tries to work over Seery's front leg with a kick but Seery checks it.
Ekaku moves away from the strike by Seery.
Ekaku feints a counter leg kick.
Ekaku takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Seery takes a swing at Ekaku's ribcage but misses.
Seery lands with a shot to the body.
Seery throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ekaku takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Ekaku will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Ekaku uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Seery.
Seery takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
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 Patrick Seery will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Seery slips under a jab from Ekaku.
Ekaku uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Seery.
Seery cracks a nice hook into Ekaku's ribs.
Ekaku pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Seery checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Seery lands with an overhand left.
Seery tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ekaku was well out of range. Poor timing from Seery.
Seery stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Ekaku lands a really nice looking cross but Seery seems unphased.
Seery on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big right from Seery misses.
Seery misses with a body shot
letting Ekaku counter with a right hand.
Ekaku throws a push kick but Seery slaps the foot to one side.
Ekaku tries to land a front kick but Seery steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Ekaku throws a jab when Seery was well out of range.
Patrick Seery is winning the standup battle so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seery swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ekaku unleashes a big counter combination but Seery bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
A big left from Seery misses.
Seery misses the shot to the body.
Ekaku was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Ekaku thows a left - swing and a miss!
Seery scores with a hook.
Seery with a body punch. A glancing blow.

Ekaku moves into the clinch successfully.
Ekaku fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ekaku lands an uppercut.

Seery breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Ekaku misses with a kick to the body.
Seery dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Seery digs a good body shot into Ekaku's ribs.
Seery paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ekaku bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Seery takes a swing at Ekaku's ribcage but misses.
Ekaku swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ekaku misses with an uppercut. Seery saw that one coming.
Seery keeps the fight on the outside.
Ekaku uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Seery.
Seery missing with a left hand there. Ekaku was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A little jabbing left from Ekaku on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ekaku throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Danga de danga de dang - Seery scores with a four punch combination!
Seery loads up on a big right hand but Ekaku slips the punch.
Seery moves out of range of the strikes.
A shot to the liver by Seery. Beautiful body shot.
Ekaku takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Ekaku ducks right into an uppercut from Seery.
Seery lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ekaku looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Seery misses with a wild body shot.
Seery throws a lazy right hand but Ekaku sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ekaku keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ekaku shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Seery cracks Ekaku with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Ekaku uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Seery.
Seery throws a lazy uppercut
and Ekaku connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Ekaku is looking to land body kicks.
Ekaku doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Ekaku takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
A big left from Seery misses.
Ekaku throws a body kick that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seery misses with a hook to the body
and Seery takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Seery moves out of range as Ekaku strikes.
Seery misses with a body shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Seery comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Seery looks to land a right hand but Ekaku moved out of range.
Seery lands a nice shot to the body.
Ekaku gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Seery counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ekaku avoids a punch combination nicely.
Seery keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Seery with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Seery looks to land a combination but Ekaku avoids it well.
Seery scores with a crisp jab that stopped Ekaku in his tracks.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ekaku throws a half hearted mid kick.
Seery throws a body shot but no joy.
A looping hook to the body misses from Seery. Ekaku does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ekaku walks into a jab.
Seery ducks under a wild hook from Ekaku.
Seery falls off balance throwing a combination
and Ekaku counters with a thumping low kick.
Seery connects with a body shot.
Seery works the jab nicely.
Ekaku throws a low kick but Seery avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Seery just misses with a punch to the body.
Ekaku appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Seery swinging wildly here.
A jab from Seery misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seery misses with a combination
and Ekaku counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ekaku.
Ekaku thumps Seery with a low kick.
Ekaku moves out of range as Seery strikes.
Seery misses with a wild body shot.
Ekaku lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
A telegraphed right hand from Seery misses the target.
Seery throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Ekaku counters with a slapping leg kick.
Seery keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Seery misses the shot to the body.
Seery tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ekaku was well out of range. Poor timing from Seery.
Ekaku follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
A solid leg kick lands there for Ekaku.
Ekaku fails in his attempt to clinch.
Hiroshi Ekaku has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Seery avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Seery connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Seery is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Ekaku can do to turn this around?
Seery misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Ekaku counters with a straight right hand.
Ekaku throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Seery keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ekaku.
A decent looking cross lands there for Seery.
Ekaku gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Seery.
Ekaku lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Seery bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Ekaku's head.
Seery fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Ekaku ducks under a wild hook from Seery.
Ekaku takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Ekaku avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Seery is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ekaku.
Seery lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Ekaku backs up against the cage.
Seery scores with a sloppy right hand. Ekaku should have avoided that one.
A left lands for Seery.
Seery swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Ekaku counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A big right from Seery misses.
Seery backing away here, and Ekaku unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Ekaku takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Ekaku looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Seery scores with a jab.
Seery tests Ekaku's chin there with a solid looking shot.
A jab from Seery does it's job there.
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!
Seery throws out a powerful jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seery misses the jab.
Ekaku looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Seery connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Seery cracks a nice hook into Ekaku's ribs.
Ekaku throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Seery counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Ekaku doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Seery misses with an uppercut
and Ekaku counters with a nice kick to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Seery misses with a few strikes there.
Ekaku on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Seery shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Ekaku eats them both and turns towards Seery to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Seery is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Ekaku works the jab nicely.
Seery with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Ekaku throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Ekaku slips a jab from Seery.
Seery backing away here, and Ekaku unleashes a leg kick that just misses.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Patrick Seery!

A very excited looking Patrick Seery rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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Event: NJMMA #54     
Date:   May 05, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between John Braddock (ranked 106 p4p, 10 weight class) and Bobby Pickledoo (ranked 486 p4p, 45 weight class). Pickledoo has chosen Butthole Surfers - Who Was in My Room Last Night as his entrance music. Both these guys have solid standup skills and neither is particularly fantastic on the ground, so let's hope for a nice standup war!

185 cm
28
285 lbs
11 - 0 - 0
197 cm
21
287 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, John Braddock!
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 New York, Bobby Pickledoo!
The judges for this bout are Franklyn Lucas, Anthony Taglia and Joseph Jones.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Braddock looks to score with a jab to the body but Pickledoo is just out of range.
Braddock scores with a one two! Pickledoo had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.

Braddock has taken the fight to the clinch.
Pickledoo wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Braddock has him pressed against the cage.
Braddock throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Braddock pressing his opponent against the cage.
Pickledoo struggles to land a body shot inside as Braddock controls his hands.
Braddock blocks a body shot from Pickledoo.
Pickledoo tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Braddock's elbow.
Braddock stalling in the clinch but Pickledoo improves position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Braddock blocks a body shot from Pickledoo.
A left hand lands to the body for Braddock.
Pickledoo looks winded!
A left hand lands to the body for Braddock.
Braddock makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Braddock is pushing Pickledoo up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Braddock lands with a short shot to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Braddock stalling.
A right handed body shot lands from Braddock.
Braddock works on Pickledoo's body with a couple of short punches.
Braddock lands an uppercut.
Braddock lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Braddock taking a breather.
Nice body punch from Braddock.
A short right from Braddock on the inside.
Braddock lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Braddock scores with a hook to the body.
Pickledoo prevents a body shot from Braddock.
Nice body punch from Braddock - that landed with a thud.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Braddock.
Braddock content to slow the pace in the clinch.
I was talking to Braddock's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Braddock lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Pickledoo backwards.
Braddock gets through Pickledoo's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Pickledoo takes a shot to the head.
Braddock lands a left hand that snaps the head of Pickledoo backwards.
Braddock scores with a shoulder strike.
A short left from Braddock.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pickledoo misses with a hook to the ribs.
Braddock struggles to land a body shot inside as Pickledoo controls his hands.
Braddock lands a right hand.

Pickledoo is rocked!
A short uppercut from Braddock.
Pickledoo is still on wobbly legs! Can Braddock finish him?
Pickledoo being controlled against the cage.
Braddock is leaning against Pickledoo and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Pickledoo seems to have recovered his senses.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Braddock.
Braddock works on Pickledoo's body with a couple of short punches.
A right handed body shot lands from Braddock.
Braddock pushes Pickledoo back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Braddock is pushing Pickledoo up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Good body shot from Braddock.
Braddock displaying some good clinch control by pressing Pickledoo up against the cage.
Braddock works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
A right handed body shot lands from Braddock.

Braddock drops Pickledoo onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Pickledoo is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Braddock slowing the pace effectively.
Braddock controlling the action here for a moment.
Braddock gets a warning from the ref for wasting time.
Braddock lands a hook to the side of the head.
Braddock lands a body shot in the clinch.
Braddock taking a breather.
Braddock softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Braddock is working Pickledoo over against the cage.
Braddock pushes Pickledoo against the cage. Braddock is working some dirty boxing. Braddock pushes off with a quick right hook! Pickledoo goes down! Pickledoo tries to stand but stumbles back to his kness! Braddock moves in to finish and the ref steps in to prevent any more damage!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:40 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). John Braddock!
A less than humble John Braddock 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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Event: IXF 23     
Date:   Apr 28, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Mark Lesnar (ranked 780 p4p, 31 weight class) and Super SuperHeavyWeight (ranked 2068 p4p, 82 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

185 cm
25
285 lbs
5 - 0 - 0
185 cm
26
280 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Very quick
Good wrestler
Brawler
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Mark Lesnar!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Super SuperHeavyWeight!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Franklin, Peter Branson and Santiago Holmes.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
SuperHeavyWeight looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Lesnar tries to counter with a takedown but SuperHeavyWeight is quick to defend against it.
Lesnar definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
SuperHeavyWeight misses the jab.
Lesnar appears to be looking for a counter takedown.

Lesnar has SuperHeavyWeight up against the cage in a clinch.
Lesnar has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by SuperHeavyWeight after a bit of a struggle.
Lesnar misses with a body punch.
SuperHeavyWeight lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

It looks like Mark Lesnar has been cut.
A right handed body shot lands from SuperHeavyWeight.
Lesnar's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
SuperHeavyWeight has a couple of punches blocked by Lesnar.
Lesnar has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lesnar can't break the clinch.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Lesnar can't get the takedown.
Lesnar is working for takedown but SuperHeavyWeight is calmly controlling the position for now.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Mark Lesnar. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Lesnar struggles to land a body shot inside as SuperHeavyWeight controls his hands.

That's one minute gone in the round.
SuperHeavyWeight lands on the inside with an uppercut.
SuperHeavyWeight tries a body shot but Lesnar blocks it.
SuperHeavyWeight lands a body shot in the clinch.
SuperHeavyWeight has a couple of punches blocked by Lesnar.
Lesnar can't get the takedown.
Lesnar looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
SuperHeavyWeight lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Lesnar goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Lesnar breaks the clinch.
SuperHeavyWeight tries to close the distance and clinch up but Lesnar swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Lesnar drops down looking for a counter takedown but SuperHeavyWeight sprawls and moves away.
Nice jab there from SuperHeavyWeight.
Super SuperHeavyWeight is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
SuperHeavyWeight throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Lesnar sees it coming and avoids it easily.

SuperHeavyWeight closes the distance and clinches.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
The referee calls for Lesnar to work.
SuperHeavyWeight's coach down at ELITE Island Gym - 19 Elite Coaches was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on SuperHeavyWeight's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
SuperHeavyWeight misses with a punch on the inside.
SuperHeavyWeight working some nice short punches in the clinch.
SuperHeavyWeight is defending well against a takedown attempt.

Lesnar has picked SuperHeavyWeight up - he's going for a ride! Lesnar dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
SuperHeavyWeight controlling the position well.
SuperHeavyWeight is looking for a sweep. Lesnar is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
SuperHeavyWeight is trying to control but can't.
SuperHeavyWeight wants to improve his position but Lesnar is controlling well.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if SuperHeavyWeight can do anything to dispel that myth.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar working the head and body with strikes.
SuperHeavyWeight tries to roll over but Lesnar keeps him under control.
Lesnar scoring with strikes to the body and head.
SuperHeavyWeight wants to control but Lesnar is keeping busy.
Lesnar tries to pass the half guard into mount. SuperHeavyWeight knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Lesnar wants to take a breather but SuperHeavyWeight is having none of it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Lesnar looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
SuperHeavyWeight trying to control but Lesnar postures up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Lesnar trying to control from half guard but SuperHeavyWeight is working away.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Lesnar working over SuperHeavyWeight with some ground and pound. SuperHeavyWeight looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
SuperHeavyWeight tries to roll over but Lesnar keeps him under control.
SuperHeavyWeight wants to get back to full guard but Lesnar has mounted him!
Lesnar landing shots from mount.
Lesnar controlling from mount.
Lesnar cracks SuperHeavyWeight with a nasty head shot there - the crowd let out an audible gasp there, as the noise reverberated around the arena.
Lesnar pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.
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 Mark Lesnar will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Mark Lesnar'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.


Lesnar avoids a punch combination nicely.
SuperHeavyWeight rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Lesnar counters with a takedown into side control.
Lesnar connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused SuperHeavyWeight some visible discomfort.
Lesnar lands a nice forearm strike.
Lesnar is putting a hurting on SuperHeavyWeight here, landing some big shots from side control.
Lesnar misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
SuperHeavyWeight on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
SuperHeavyWeight struggling a bit here.
Lesnar trying to control the action but SuperHeavyWeight is working from the bottom.
Lesnar is putting a hurting on SuperHeavyWeight here, landing some big shots from side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lesnar trying to control the action but SuperHeavyWeight is working from the bottom.
SuperHeavyWeight is trying to control Lesnar's posture but Lesnar avoids it.
SuperHeavyWeight tries to improve position but can't.
Lesnar creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.

It looks like Super SuperHeavyWeight has been cut.
You can see the frustration on SuperHeavyWeight's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
SuperHeavyWeight manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Lesnar punching from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
SuperHeavyWeight trying to control from half guard but Lesnar is working away.
Lesnar is trying to get back to full guard.
SuperHeavyWeight trying to pass the guard but Lesnar defending well.
SuperHeavyWeight is looking to take a break and control but Lesnar is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar is looking for a sweep. SuperHeavyWeight is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
SuperHeavyWeight is trying to control. Lesnar wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Lesnar gets back to full guard.
SuperHeavyWeight preventing the sweep.
SuperHeavyWeight wants to pass the guard but Lesnar is keeping the position.
Lesnar is pulling down on SuperHeavyWeight's head. It's preventing any offense from SuperHeavyWeight, at least for the moment.
Lesnar wants to sweep but no luck.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Super SuperHeavyWeight seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Lesnar shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Lesnar takes a jab right on the kisser.
Lesnar throws a lazy right hand but SuperHeavyWeight sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
SuperHeavyWeight wants to counter with a clinch but Lesnar pushes him away.
SuperHeavyWeight swings for the body but Lesnar moves out of range.
SuperHeavyWeight has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Lesnar finds it's way round the side to connect with SuperHeavyWeight's head.
Lesnar moves out of range as SuperHeavyWeight strikes.
Lesnar attempts a counter takedown but SuperHeavyWeight avoids it well and moves away.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
SuperHeavyWeight dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
SuperHeavyWeight connects with the punch.
SuperHeavyWeight throws out a loose jab but Lesnar uses good head movement to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mark Lesnar dominated that second round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Lesnar takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Lesnar slips under a jab.
SuperHeavyWeight fails with an attempt to clinch.
SuperHeavyWeight swings and misses with a hook to the body.
The fight stays on the outside here - Lesnar looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Lesnar steps to the side to avoid the strikes from SuperHeavyWeight.
The fighters circling - SuperHeavyWeight throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
SuperHeavyWeight looks to score with a jab to the body but Lesnar is just out of range.
SuperHeavyWeight misses with a wild body shot.
SuperHeavyWeight throws a hook to the side of Lesnar's head but Lesnar sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's one minute gone in the round.

SuperHeavyWeight gets tackled into the cage by Lesnar. Lesnar maintains the clinch.
SuperHeavyWeight lands a left hand that snaps the head of Lesnar backwards.
SuperHeavyWeight misses with a short punch on the inside.
SuperHeavyWeight can't find room to land a body shot as Lesnar controls the action.

Lesnar turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Lesnar manages to end up in side control.
SuperHeavyWeight tries to bench press Lesnar off him but Lesnar keeps the position.
Lesnar lands a few punches from side control.
SuperHeavyWeight really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Lesnar. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
SuperHeavyWeight is trying to control Lesnar's posture but Lesnar avoids it.
SuperHeavyWeight takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Lesnar looks up at the clock and then as SuperHeavyWeight takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Lesnar smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!
SuperHeavyWeight is being controlled here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
SuperHeavyWeight is working to avoid the ground and pound but Lesnar connects with a decent elbow.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
SuperHeavyWeight is trying to escape the position but Lesnar is controlling the position.
SuperHeavyWeight is not content to let Lesnar control the position.
Lesnar landing strikes.
SuperHeavyWeight is trying to control Lesnar's posture but Lesnar avoids it.
SuperHeavyWeight taking punishment in the form of punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
SuperHeavyWeight can't do much from the bottom here.
SuperHeavyWeight takes a nasty elbow to the side of the head.

The cut above Super SuperHeavyWeight's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Mark Lesnar overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
SuperHeavyWeight is looking for a sweep.
SuperHeavyWeight is not content to let Lesnar control the position.
SuperHeavyWeight takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
Lesnar working away.
Lesnar scores with punches from side control.

Super SuperHeavyWeight's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:23 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Mark Lesnar!
Mark Lesnar retains his super heavyweight title!
A very excited looking Mark Lesnar rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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Event: Syn 574 - Dominance     
Date:   Apr 21, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Ramon Gracie (ranked 64 p4p, 10 weight class) and Heribert Bosch (ranked 122 p4p, 18 weight class). Gracie comes into the arena with Jiu Jitsu: Vai Finaliza! blaring out of the sound system. Bosch has chosen Oktoberfest as his entrance music. The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

180 cm
31
180 lbs
24 - 6 - 0
182 cm
28
175 lbs
19 - 6 - 1
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Ramon Gracie!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Heribert Bosch!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Chris Edwards and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
No luck with that takedown attempt from Gracie.
Gracie takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Bosch loads up on a big right hand but Gracie slips the punch.
Bosch avoids a kick to the body.
Bosch connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Bosch digs a good body shot into Gracie's ribs.
Bosch scores with a jab to the body.
Bosch takes a swing at Gracie's ribcage but misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bosch misses with a wild body shot.
Gracie half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Gracie uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Bosch.
Bosch throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Bosch tries a head kick but it misses.
Gracie goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gracie misses with a body kick.
Gracie buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.

Gracie clinches up with Bosch and pushes him back against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Bosch.
Bosch tries to work over Gracie's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Bosch as Gracie tries to tie him up.

Gracie manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Bosch stays in close to Gracie's body and controls the position.
Gracie wants to sweep but no luck.
Gracie being controlled here, momentarily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Bosch is trying to tuck his arms in to keep them safe but Gracie has managed to isolate one of them and has got a loose triangle. Bosch is looking to defend but Gracie has done well to lock his legs together - this could be big trouble for Bosch! Gracie pulls down on the head and a little smile comes across his face - he knows he's got it. Yep, Bosch taps out and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:23 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Ramon Gracie!
Ramon Gracie bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: IXF 18     
Date:   Apr 14, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Dave Abbott (ranked 1924 p4p, 224 weight class) and UberThor Hammerfall (ranked 2250 p4p, 253 weight class). Both fighters really staring each other down here, as UberThor Hammerfall enters the cage!

190 cm
25
280 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
180 cm
18
260 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
Decent wrestler
Solid boxing
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Counter fighter
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 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Dave Abbott!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, UberThor Hammerfall!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Franklin, Michael Johnstone and Dirk Anderson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Abbott jabs Hammerfall right on the nose. Hammerfall blinks but takes it well.

It looks like UberThor Hammerfall has been cut.
Abbott fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Abbott sets himself, and Hammerfall steps forward looking for the clinch! Abbott avoids it this time.

Hammerfall forces Abbott back against the cage and clinches.
Abbott struggles to land a body shot inside as Hammerfall controls his hands.
Abbott goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Hammerfall blocks a body shot from Abbott.
Abbott swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Abbott softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Hammerfall blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Hammerfall.
Abbott misses with a punch on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hammerfall misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Abbott throws a punch but it's blocked by Hammerfall.
Hammerfall lands a body punch.
Hammerfall tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Hammerfall blocking some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

Hammerfall takes the fight into the clinch.
Abbott scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Abbott lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Hammerfall backwards.
Abbott tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Abbott tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Hammerfall blocks a body shot from Abbott.
Abbott fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Abbott swings wildly with an uppercut but Hammerfall uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hammerfall scores with an uppercut up the middle.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Hammerfall.
Hammerfall can't find room to land a body shot as Abbott controls the action.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Abbott tries to work over Hammerfall's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Hammerfall.
Hammerfall misses with a hook to the ribs.
Abbott tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A short right from Abbott on the inside.
Abbott leaning his opponent against the cage.
Abbott misses with a body punch.
Abbott misses with the head strike.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Abbott misses with a punch on the inside.
Nice body punch from Abbott - that landed with a thud.
Hammerfall scores with a nice hook to the head.

Abbott breaks from the clinch.
Abbott throws a poor cross that misses
and Abbott takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Hammerfall.
Hammerfall wants to counter with a clinch but Abbott pushes him away.

Abbott gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Abbott working aggressively here.
Hammerfall throws a punch but it's blocked by Abbott.
Abbott misses with a punch to the body.
Abbott lands a right hand.
Hammerfall misses with a punch to the body.
Abbott dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Hammerfall tries to throw a body punch but Abbott avoids it by throwing Hammerfall back against the cage.
Hammerfall misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Hammerfall letting Abbott take a breather here.
Abbott tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hammerfall can't find room to land a body shot as Abbott controls the action.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Abbott can't find room to land a body shot as Hammerfall controls the action.
Abbott misses with a hook from the clinch.
Abbott struggles to land a body shot inside as Hammerfall controls his hands.
Abbott misses with a short punch on the inside.
Abbott holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Abbott blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Abbott is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Hammerfall is keeping busy.
Abbott wants to get back to striking at distance but Hammerfall won't allow it.
Hammerfall throws a punch but it's blocked by Abbott.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dave Abbott dominated that round.
The cut man is working on UberThor Hammerfall'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.



Abbott has closed the distance and engaged Hammerfall in a clinch.
Abbott throws a head punch that misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Hammerfall.
Abbott lands a nice uppercut.
Hammerfall tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Abbott's elbow.
Abbott has had enough of the clinch but Hammerfall keeps him there for the moment.
Abbott throws a head punch that misses.
Abbott can't find room to land a body shot as Hammerfall controls the action.
Hammerfall blocks an uppercut.
Hammerfall swings wildly with an uppercut but Abbott uses good head movement to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Abbott is pushing Hammerfall up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Abbott looking to stall.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Abbott blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Abbott tries to throw a body punch but Hammerfall avoids it by throwing Abbott back against the cage.
Hammerfall misses with a punch on the inside.
Abbott misses with some punches.
Hammerfall misses with the head strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Abbott.
Hammerfall lands a nice shot to the body.
Hammerfall tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Abbott working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Abbott misses with the head strike.
Dave Abbott has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Hammerfall keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Abbott's efforts to push away.
Abbott blocks a body shot from Hammerfall.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Abbott is looking to control Hammerfall's arms but Hammerfall gets an underhook and turns him. Now Abbott has his back to the cage.
Abbott misses with the head strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Abbott.
Abbott misses with a short punch on the inside.
Hammerfall working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Abbott swings wildly with an uppercut but Hammerfall uses good head movement to avoid it.
Abbott working aggressively here.
A short uppercut from Abbott.
Abbott misses with a hook from the clinch.
Abbott tries to work over Hammerfall's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Abbott is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Hammerfall is keeping busy.
Hammerfall lands a right hand that snaps the head of Abbott backwards.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Hammerfall in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hammerfall lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Hammerfall lands a left hand that snaps the head of Abbott backwards.
Hammerfall goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Hammerfall lands a body punch.
Hammerfall tries a body shot but Abbott blocks it.
Hammerfall misses with some punches.
Abbott is trying to break the clinch but Hammerfall has him pressed against the cage.
Abbott goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Abbott has had enough of the clinch but Hammerfall keeps him there for the moment.
Abbott misses with a hook to the ribs.
Abbott tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A nice left hand lands by Abbott.
Hammerfall misses with the head strike.
Abbott throws a punch but it's blocked by Hammerfall.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hammerfall scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Abbott just leaning against Hammerfall, taking a breather.
Abbott blocks a body shot from Hammerfall.
A short right from Abbott on the inside.
Hammerfall lands a hook to the side of the head.
Hammerfall misses with some punches.
Abbott tries to throw a body punch but Hammerfall avoids it by throwing Abbott back against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Hammerfall fails to land.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Abbott misses with some punches.
Hammerfall prevents a body shot from Abbott.
Hammerfall working aggressively here.
Abbott is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Hammerfall is keeping busy.
Abbott has had enough of the clinch but Hammerfall keeps him there for the moment.
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 Dave Abbott will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on UberThor Hammerfall's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Abbott avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

Abbott moves into the clinch.
Hammerfall throws a punch but it's blocked by Abbott.
Abbott throws a head punch that misses.
A nice right hand lands inside from Abbott.
Abbott is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Hammerfall can do to turn this around?
A short right from Hammerfall.
Hammerfall swings wildly with an uppercut but Abbott uses good head movement to avoid it.
Abbott scores with a shot to the side of Hammerfall's head.

That has opened up UberThor Hammerfall's cut even more.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Abbott throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Abbott leaning against his opponent.
Abbott swings wildly with an uppercut but Hammerfall uses good head movement to avoid it.
Abbott is trying to break free.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hammerfall being controlled against the cage.
Abbott misses with a hook from the clinch.
Abbott scores with a nice hook to the head.
Abbott scores with a nice hook to the head.
Abbott has a couple of punches blocked by Hammerfall.
A left hand lands to the body for Hammerfall.
Abbott wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Hammerfall has him pressed against the cage.
Abbott tries to throw a body punch but Hammerfall avoids it by throwing Abbott back against the cage.
Abbott throws a head punch that misses.
Abbott holding his opponent close, against the cage.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Abbott gets a warning from the ref for wasting time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hammerfall digs a right hand underneath Abbott's ribcage. Abbott let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Abbott struggles to land a body shot inside as Hammerfall controls his hands.
Abbott wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Abbott tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Hammerfall's elbow.
Hammerfall lands with a short shot to the head.
Abbott struggles to land a body shot inside as Hammerfall controls his hands.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Hammerfall.
Abbott prevents a body shot from Hammerfall.
Hammerfall blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Hammerfall misses with a hook from the clinch.
Abbott misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Abbott has a couple of punches blocked by Hammerfall.
Hammerfall lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Abbott backwards.
Hammerfall misses with the head strike.
Still in the clinch, Abbott scores with a nice short uppercut.
Hammerfall misses with a hook from the clinch.
Hammerfall has Abbott pressed against the cage, preventing Abbott from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Hammerfall.
Abbott misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Hammerfall.
Abbott blocks an uppercut.
Abbott lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Hammerfall can't find room to land a body shot as Abbott controls the action.
Abbott misses with a punch to the body.
Abbott blocking some punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Abbott.
Abbott doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Abbott lands a shoulder strike.
Abbott goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Abbott misses with the head strike.
Abbott throws a punch but it's blocked by Hammerfall.
Hammerfall misses with a punch on the inside.
Abbott gets through Hammerfall's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

The cut above UberThor Hammerfall's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Abbott takes a shot to the head.
Hammerfall lands a body shot in the clinch.
Abbott has a couple of punches blocked by Hammerfall.
Abbott is trying to break free.
UberThor Hammerfall has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A shot in the inside from Abbott.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight 30:27
Judge Michael Johnstone scores the fight 30:28
Judge Dirk Anderson scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Dave Abbott!

Dave Abbott decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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Event: NJMMA 135 Tournament Final!     
Date:   Apr 14, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between John Braddock (ranked 135 p4p, 13 weight class) and Jackie Lo (ranked 973 p4p, 110 weight class). Jackie Lo will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

185 cm
28
285 lbs
10 - 0 - 0
200 cm
27
269 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, John Braddock!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jackie Lo!
The judges for this bout are Eddie Farnsworth, Columbo Gatti and Chad Campbell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lo uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Braddock.
Lo misses with an uppercut. Braddock saw that one coming.
Braddock wants to clinch.
Lo keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Braddock looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Lo ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Braddock moves away.
Lo throws a shot from downtown. Braddock moves away and avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Braddock clinches up with Lo and pushes him back against the cage.
A short left from Braddock.
Nice body punch from Braddock - that landed with a thud.
Lo looks winded!
Braddock lands a shot to the body.
Braddock digs a right hand into Lo's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Lo's gas tank.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Braddock lands with a light punch inside.
A right hook to the body lands for Braddock.
Braddock lands a nice uppercut.
Braddock stalling the fight.
A right hand to the body from Braddock.
Braddock lands a left hand that snaps the head of Lo backwards.
Braddock lands with a short head shot on the inside.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Braddock scores with a nice hook to the head.
Braddock's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
Braddock is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Braddock lands on the inside with an uppercut.
The referee calls for Braddock to work.
Braddock manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The ref breaks the fighters up, due to lack of action by John Braddock.
Braddock waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Lo.
Lo misses the body punch
and Braddock counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Lo drops his hands momentarily and Braddock takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Lo bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Lo swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Lo 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.

Braddock gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Braddock lands a hook that snaps the head of Lo backwards.
Lo is stalling here.
Lo tries to work over Braddock's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Lo goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Lo looking to stall.
Braddock lands a hook that snaps the head of Lo backwards.
Braddock has Lo pressed against the cage, preventing Lo from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Lo tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lo throws a head punch that misses.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Good body shot from Braddock.
Braddock lands a shot to the body.
Braddock pushes Lo back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Braddock lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Lo backwards.
Braddock lands a nice uppercut.
Braddock manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.

Braddock drops Lo onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Lo is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!

Lo is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Braddock.

Braddock drops Lo onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Lo is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
Lo is still on wobbly legs! Can Braddock finish him?
Lo looking to stall.
Braddock lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Braddock displaying some good clinch control by pressing Lo up against the cage.
Braddock creates a little bit of space and unloads with a massive uppercut! Lo drops to the mat, out cold! Wow, that was brutal! What a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:08 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). John Braddock!
John Braddock retains his heavyweight title!
John Braddock spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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Event: MMAHelsinki - 174     
Date:   Apr 14, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Patrick Seery (ranked 307 p4p, 42 weight class) and Khal Stark (ranked 854 p4p, 99 weight class). Seery comes to the cage accompanied by An Irish Pub Song. Stark has chosen The River Dragon by Nevermore as his entrance music. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

175 cm
34
147 lbs
28 - 5 - 1
174 cm
34
158 lbs
21 - 15 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Patrick Seery!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 15 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Khal Stark!
The judges for this bout are Ben Zyskovitsi, Marco Blurström and Tarja Halkonen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Stark gets a takedown into half guard.
Stark trying to mount his opponent but Seery defends it.
Seery knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Stark on the ground.
Seery holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
Stark content to control rather than advance.
Stark is looking to take a break and control but Seery is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stark throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.

Stark is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Stark is keen to just control but Seery is a slippery customer.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stark missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Stark has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Stark wants to free his trapped foot but Seery is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Stark thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

Seery is defending against the submission attempts here by Stark.
Stark looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Stark throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Seery blocking the ground and pound attempt from Stark.
Stark not doing much here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Seery is looking for a sweep. Stark is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Stark is trying to control the action in half guard but Seery is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.

Stark is working for a submission of some sort.
My spies in Touch Of Death Combat Academy inform me that Stark has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Stark is trying to control. Seery wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Stark missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

Stark seems to be working for a kimura but Seery defends the submission attempt.
Seery is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Stark is looking to advance position but Seery won't allow it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stark trying to control from half guard but Seery is working away.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Seery blocks a head kick by Stark.
Stark moves in looking to clinch but Seery pushes him off.
Seery throws a jab when Stark was well out of range.
We've been told by Seery's head coaches at Arcalimon Top Team that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Stark pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Stark swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Patrick Seery is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Stark moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Stark tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Stark misses with a combination

and Seery counters by moving into the clinch.
Seery effectively controlling the action here.
Seery misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seery working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Stark has a couple of punches blocked by Seery.
A short right from Seery.
Stark throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Seerys head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Seery misses with some punches.
Stark keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Seery's efforts to push away.
Stark swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Seery throws a head punch that misses.
Seery doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Seery blocks a body shot from Stark.
A short body shot lands from Stark as the two fighters clinch.
Stark has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Seery is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Stark tries to throw a body punch but Seery avoids it by throwing Stark back against the cage.
Stark lands a hook that snaps the head of Seery backwards.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Stark's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Stark darts in looking for a takedown but Seery gets double underhooks and turns Stark into the cage.
Stark tries to clinch there but Seery circles away.
Stark fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Seery manages to avoid it.
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And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Khal Stark dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Seery waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Stark.
Seery avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Khal Stark is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Stark throws a head kick that misses.
Stark wants to clinch up but Seery keeps it at a distance.
Seery staying out of range there.
Seery tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Stark paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Stark lands a jab to the nose.
Seery connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Stark has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Seery tries to clinch there but Stark circles away.
Stark ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Seery stuffs the takedown.
Seery works the jab nicely.
Stark tries to move into range but Seery moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stark moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Seery misses the jab.
Stark throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Stark takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Stark takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Seery throws a big shot that misses.
Stark misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seery circles away from the clinch attempt.
The fight stays on the outside here - Stark looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Patrick Seery is winning the standup battle so far.
Stark tries a head kick but it misses.
Seery swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Nice defenses there by Stark.

Stark closes the distance and clinches.

Stark breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Stark takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Seery dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A big left from Seery misses.
Stark throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Stark misses with a wild combination.
Stark misses with a straight left.
Seery was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
A head kick by Stark misses
and Stark takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Seery lands a jab to the nose.
Stark moves out of range of the strikes.
Seery moves away from the strike by Stark.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Seery throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Stark throws a big counter head kick but Seery avoids it with no problem.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stark connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Seery's hands.
Seery throws a lazy right hand but Stark sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Seery jabs Stark to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Seery is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Seery misses with a straight right.
Stark on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.

Stark closes the distance and clinches.
Seery will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Stark up against the cage.

Seery's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Stark jabs at Seery's body.
Seery tries to close the distance and clinch up but Stark swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Stark throws a hook to the side of Seery's head but Seery sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A head kick misses from Stark.
Stark misses with a few strikes there.
Seery throws the left hand but Stark avoids the punch easily.
Seery lands a glancing blow to the side of Stark's head.
Stark throws a shot from downtown. Seery moves away and avoids it.
Seery is looking to counter the offense by Stark and move into the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stark lands a jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Stark misses the target.
Stark throws a head kick but Seery moves out of range.
Seery clobbers Stark with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Stark misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Stark misses with a few strikes there.
Stark tries to clinch
and Seery cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Stark misses with a hook.
Stark throws a hook but Seery avoids it easily.
Seery throws a nice looking combination but Stark bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Stark misses with a body punch
and Seery counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Stark throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Stark throws a head kick but Seery moves out of range.
Seery moves out of range as Stark strikes.
Seery lands a nice shot to the body.
Khal Stark seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Nice uppercut there from Stark.
Stark keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Stark misses with a head kick.
Seery looks to land a right hand but Stark moved out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seery scores with a nice strike.
Stark throws a sloppy head kick and Seery moves out of range easily.
Seery tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Stark manages to circle out of the way.
Stark slips a straight right by Seery.
Seery lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Seery throws a body shot but no joy.
Seery throws a hook to the side of Stark's head but Stark sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Stark throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Seery.
Stark ducks under a wild hook from Seery.
A looping hook to the body misses from Seery. Stark does a little dance to reset his feet.
Stark throws a body punch but Seery moves out of range.
Seery's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Stark connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Seery scrambles back to his feet.
Stark tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Seery manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Stark pulls out of a head kick attempt.

Stark darts in and clinches Seery up against the cage.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Stark pushes off an throws an elbow but Seery leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Seery prevents a body shot from Stark.
Stark is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Seery lands a left hand that snaps the head of Stark backwards.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Seery creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Patrick Seery dominated that second round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Seery cracks Stark with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Seery is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Stark tries to clinch but Seery is having none of it.
Stark tries to clinch there but Seery circles away.
Seery lands with a good body shot.
Stark slips under a jab from Seery.

Stark moves into the clinch successfully.
Seery misses with a short punch on the inside.
Stark using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Seery has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Seery scores with a shot to the side of Stark's head.
Seery effectively controlling the action here.

Stark breaks the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Stark closes the distance and pushes Seery back into the cage.
Seery fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Seery stalling the fight.
Seery misses with some punches.
Seery tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Seery scores with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right from Stark.

Seery pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
The fight stays on the outside here - Seery looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Stark tries to clinch but Seery moves out of range.
Stark pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Seery blocks a head kick by Stark.
Stark keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Seery throws a shot from downtown. Stark moves away and avoids it.
Seery swats away the attempt to clinch by Stark.
Seery scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Stark staying out of range there.
Stark looks to score with a jab to the body but Seery is just out of range.
Seery takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Seery misses with a straight right.
Seery cracks Stark with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Seery throws a hook but Stark avoids it easily.
Seery avoids the head kick by Stark.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Stark misses with an uppercut. Seery saw that one coming.
Stark lands with a straight right. Seery didn't see that one coming.
Seery feints a jab promting Stark to slip. Seery then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Stark slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Stark scores with a hook.
Seery moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Seery moves out of range of the body kick.

Stark has Seery up against the cage in a clinch.
Seery is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Stark misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Seery.
Seery stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Stark missing with knees to the body.
Stark keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Seery's efforts to push away.
Stark prevents a body shot from Seery.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Seery's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Stark throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Seery pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Jab from Seery.
Seery lands a nice shot to the body.
Stark takes one to the chin there.
Stark misses with an uppercut.
Stark misses with a two punch combination.
Seery wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
A slow jab from Seery misses its intended target.
Stark wants to counter the offense by Seery and move into the clinch position.
Stark has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Seery uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Stark.
Stark staying out of range there.
Stark takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Stark throws a lazy head kick
and Seery counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Stark thinking.
Stark takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Stark fails with a takedown attempt.
Seery throws out a powerful jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Stark slips under a jab.
Stark pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Stark misses with a head kick.
Seery throws a jab when Stark was well out of range.
Seery looks to score with a jab to the body but Stark is just out of range.

Seery rushes Stark and presses him up against the cage.
Patrick Seery has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Stark is looking for a takedown.
Seery lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Stark backwards.
Stark prevents a body shot from Seery.
Seery lands with a right to the head.
Seery stalls.
A nice right hand lands inside from Stark.
A nice right hand lands inside from Seery.
Seery presses Stark against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Stark misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Seery.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Seery.
Stark wants a takedown.

And that's the end of the fight!
Patrick Seery showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Seery has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Ben Zyskovitsi scores the fight 29:28
Judge Marco Blurström scores the fight 29:28
Judge Tarja Halkonen scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Patrick Seery!

A relieved looking Patrick Seery thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
In defeat, Khal Stark stepped up to the mic, saying 'Thanks to my sponsors Zenith Nutrition & Red Light Coffeeshop and all the fans!'.
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Event: UGD 108:Rumlow Vs Hill     
Date:   Apr 13, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Pako Laine (ranked 102 p4p, 18 weight class) and Archie Griffiths (ranked 129 p4p, 22 weight class). Laine's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Nikke Ankara - Värifilmi. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

174 cm
34
146 lbs
24 - 10 - 0
175 cm
30
147 lbs
14 - 2 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Pako Laine!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Archie Griffiths!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Laine is looking to land body kicks.

Laine moves into range and clinches up with Griffiths.

Griffiths breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Laine throws a front kick aimed at Griffiths's knee but Griffiths avoids it well.
Griffiths fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Laine manages to avoid it.
Laine is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Griffiths.
Laine waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Griffiths.
Nice shot lands for Laine.
Griffiths throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Laine's head.
Laine scores with a kick to the body.
Griffiths displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Laine throws out the jab.
Laine sets himself, and Griffiths steps forward looking for the clinch! Laine avoids it this time.
Laine with a nice cross.
Griffiths takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Laine shoots in looking for a takedown but Griffiths manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Laine's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Griffiths tries to clinch up.
Nice shot by Griffiths.
A good leg kick by Griffiths.
Griffiths misses with a body shot.

Griffiths rushes Laine and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Laine trying to land knees to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Griffiths tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Griffiths's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
Griffiths lands a right hand.
Our sources have told us that Laine has been working on his knees in the buildup to the fight.
Laine missing with knees to the body.
Griffiths tries to work over Laine's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Laine has Griffiths pressed up against the cage. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. Laine pulls back from the cage and twists to the side, sending Griffiths tumbling to the mat - Laine dives into Griffiths's guard.
Laine pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Griffiths is keeping the position for now.
Laine throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Laine throwing strikes from guard but Griffiths blocks nicely.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Laine wants to control from the top but Griffiths keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Laine pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Griffiths is keeping the position for now.
Laine wants to control from the top but Griffiths keeps moving.
Laine trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

Griffiths pushes Laine off for just long enough to get back to his feet. Very athletic spring there.
Griffiths plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Griffiths takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Griffiths throws a jab but it's blocked by Laine.
Laine pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Laine misses with an uppercut. Griffiths saw that one coming.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths lands a nice shot that snaps Laine's head back.
Laine looks to land a right hand but Griffiths moved out of range.
Griffiths tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Laine paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Griffiths misses with a hook.
Nice body punch from Griffiths.
Laine throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Griffiths counters with a straight right hand.
Griffiths throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Laine stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Griffiths.
Griffiths chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Laine connects with the punch.
Griffiths misses the shot to the body.
Laine half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Archie Griffiths is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Laine misses with a low kick.
Nice defenses there by Griffiths.
A jab from Griffiths does it's job there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Griffiths thows a body kick. Laine tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Nice uppercut lands for Laine. That snapped Griffiths's head back.
Griffiths connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Laine's hands.
Jab by Laine.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Laine misses with a looping right.
Laine moves out of range of the leg kick from Griffiths.
Griffiths throws a head kick but Laine moves out of range.
A slow jab from Laine misses its intended target.
Griffiths throws the left hand but Laine avoids the punch easily.
Griffiths tries a head kick but it misses.
Laine gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Griffiths.
Griffiths is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Griffiths is looking to clinch.
Griffiths misses with a kick to the body.
Laine throws a shot to the body.
Laine bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Laine connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Griffiths's hands.
Laine throws a body punch but Griffiths moves out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Griffiths fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Laine is out of range.
Griffiths bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Griffiths keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Laine.
Griffiths tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Laine throws an overhand right that lands on Griffiths's shoulder, as Griffiths tries to avoid the shot.
Griffiths looks like he wants to counter punch here.
An inside leg kick lands from Laine.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Griffiths.
Pako Laine seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Laine misses with a takedown attempt - Griffiths sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Laine wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Laine moves away from the strike by Griffiths.
Laine connects with a leg kick. Griffiths looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Laine waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Griffiths.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Griffiths. Laine shrugs it off though.
Laine misses with a low kick.
Griffiths ducks under a wild hook from Laine.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Laine checks a low kick from Griffiths.
A telegraphed right hand from Griffiths misses the target.
Griffiths is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Laine.
Griffiths throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Laine sizes up Griffiths with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Griffiths defending well as Laine loads up on a big left hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice uppercut lands for Laine. That snapped Griffiths's head back.
Griffiths lands a right hook to the body.
Laine thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Griffiths if he has to take too many more of those.
Griffiths tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Griffiths throws a sloppy head kick and Laine moves out of range easily.
Griffiths steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Laine.
Griffiths throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Griffiths thuds his right hand into Laine's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Griffiths slips a straight right by Laine.
Archie Griffiths seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Nice defenses there by Griffiths.
A slapping body kick lands there for Griffiths.
Griffiths ducks under a wild hook from Laine.
Laine 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.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Griffiths.
Griffiths has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Griffiths throws a big shot that misses.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Griffiths.
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!
Laine keeps the fight on the outside.
Griffiths tries to move into range but Laine moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths connects with a good right hand that stumbles Laine. Laine circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Griffiths takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Griffiths tried to score with a low kick but Laine checks it.
Laine throws a head kick but Griffiths moves out of range.
Griffiths looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

Laine gets tackled into the cage by Griffiths. Griffiths maintains the clinch.
Laine fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Griffiths is stalling here.
Laine lands a knee to the head.
Griffiths is looking to break free of the clinch but Laine has double underhooks.
Laine lands with a short shot to the head.
Griffiths misses with a punch on the inside.
Laine landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.

Griffiths breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Griffiths lands with a slapping head kick.
Laine misses with an uppercut
and Griffiths counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Laine lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Griffiths moves out of range as Laine strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from Griffiths.
Griffiths slips a jab from Laine.
Nice shot by Laine.
Laine throws a shot from downtown. Griffiths moves away and avoids it.
Some bone on bone action there as Laine checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Laine lands the left hand.
Laine throws a big shot that misses.
Laine misses with a low kick as Griffiths jumps back.
Griffiths misses with an uppercut. Laine saw that one coming.
Griffiths takes one on the button.
Griffiths connects with a solid leg kick.
Griffiths misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Griffiths scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Laine doesn't seem bothered though.
Laine turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Griffiths on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Laine misses with an uppercut. Griffiths saw that one coming.
The crowd cheers as Laine lands an impressive looking overhand right. Griffiths doesn't seem phased though.
Laine uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Griffiths.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Laine checks a leg kick.
Griffiths jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Laine throws a leg kick but Griffiths moved away.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Griffiths.
Griffiths pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Laine is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Griffiths swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Griffiths takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Laine throws a leg kick which misses Griffiths's front leg but catches the back leg as Griffiths tries to avoid it.
Griffiths throws a sloppy head kick and Laine moves out of range easily.
Laine looks to score with a jab to the body but Griffiths is just out of range.
Griffiths is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Griffiths lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Laine at a distance.
Griffiths lands a body shot.
Griffiths bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Laine misses with a hook.
Laine blocks the body kick.
Laine bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Griffiths's head.
Griffiths lands a head kick!
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 Pako Laine will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Laine tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Griffiths paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Laine bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Laine closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Griffiths lands with an uppercut that bounces Laine off the cage and back into range.
Griffiths takes one to the chin there.
Griffiths pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Laine throws the left hand but Griffiths avoids the punch easily.
Griffiths takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Griffiths lands a lovely overhand right.
Good shot there by Laine.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Laine is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Griffiths's half guard.
Laine is looking to stall here but Griffiths recovers full guard.
Laine tries to free his leg and advance position but Griffiths is retaining full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Laine advances to half guard.
Griffiths wants to control but Laine is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Laine missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Griffiths trying to hold on to Laine's head to control him but Laine postures up.
Laine not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Griffiths is not content to let Laine control the position.
Laine is looking to pass Griffiths's guard but actually Griffiths recovers to full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Laine trying to control the position from guard on top but Griffiths is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Laine stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Griffiths swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Griffiths is controlling Laine's posture.
Laine trying to control but Griffiths is working from the bottom.
Griffiths has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Griffiths throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Laine fails with an attempt to clinch.
Griffiths moves out of range as Laine strikes.
Griffiths replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Laine blocks it well.
Laine swings for the body but Griffiths moves out of range.
Laine scores with a jab.
A slow jab from Laine misses its intended target.
Laine punishes Griffiths's body with a nice straight punch.
Griffiths waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Laine.
Griffiths has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Griffiths there as he acknowledges the shot.
Griffiths feints and then cracks Laine's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Laine down.
Laine thows a left - swing and a miss!
Laine bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Griffiths's head.
Griffiths tries to work over Laine's front leg with a kick but Laine checks it.
Griffiths is looking to chop away at Laine's legs.
Griffiths has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Griffiths avoids a kick to the body.
Laine connects with a good right hand that stumbles Griffiths. Griffiths circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Laine throws a lazy head kick
and Griffiths counters with a solid body kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A low kick from Laine misses
and Griffiths counters with a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Laine ducks under a wild hook from Griffiths.
Griffiths tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Griffiths connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.

Laine tries to keep at a distance but Griffiths has taken the fight into the clinch.
Griffiths lands a body shot in the clinch.
Griffiths misses with a hook to the ribs.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Laine.
Laine lands a left hand.
Griffiths makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Griffiths lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Laine.
Laine tries for a takedown. No joy.
Laine misses with a hook from the clinch.
A nice left hand lands by Griffiths.

Griffiths's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Griffiths thuds his right hand into Laine's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.

Laine moves into range and clinches up with Griffiths.
Laine misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Griffiths.

And that's the end of the fight!
Pako Laine showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Laine has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 30:27
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 29:29
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Pako Laine!

Pako Laine spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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Event: IXF 16     
Date:   Apr 07, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Mark Lesnar (ranked 1057 p4p, 42 weight class) and Rene Duchene (ranked 2018 p4p, 82 weight class). Rene Duchene will no doubt be trying to keep this one on the feet, where he has a distinct advantage.

185 cm
25
285 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
198 cm
25
273 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Very strong
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Mark Lesnar!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Rene Duchene!
The judges for this bout are Dirk Anderson, Sandra Marshall and Winston Alpacca.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lesnar drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Duchene is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
A right-left combo lands from Duchene.

It looks like Mark Lesnar has been cut.

Lesnar gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Duchene has a couple of punches blocked by Lesnar.
Duchene looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Duchene digs a right hand underneath Lesnar's ribcage. Lesnar let out a lung full of air as it connected.

Lesnar breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Duchene is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Lesnar.
Lesnar half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Duchene misses with a lunging right hand

so Lesnar counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Duchene throwing strikes off his back to little effect.

Duchene looking for subs off his back but Lesnar has passed one foot through into half guard.
Lesnar working the head and body with strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lesnar performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Duchene wants to improve his position but Lesnar is controlling well.
Lesnar has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Lesnar is nestled in close to Duchene, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Lesnar is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Duchene wants to improve his position but Lesnar is controlling well.
Lesnar keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Duchene tries to roll over but Lesnar keeps him under control.
Duchene throws a strike from the bottom that misses.
Duchene is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Duchene wants to sweep but Lesnar has passed to side control!
Lesnar taking a breather here.
Lesnar scoring with punches and elbows.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Duchene is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Check out the look on Lesnar's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Duchene takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Duchene tries to bench press Lesnar off him but Lesnar keeps the position.
Lesnar lands a decent elbow from side control.

It looks like Rene Duchene has been cut.
Duchene is trying to get back to half guard.
Lesnar lands a decent elbow from side control.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Lesnar working the ground and pound.
Lesnar scoring with punches and elbows.
Lesnar content to control the pace. The referee will try and keep them active though.
Lesnar trying to control the action but Duchene is working from the bottom.
Duchene taking a bit of punishment here - Lesnar scoring with strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Duchene tries to bench press Lesnar off him but Lesnar keeps the position.
Duchene is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Lesnar lands a few punches from side control.
Lesnar working the head and body with strikes.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Duchene can do anything to dispel that myth.
Duchene takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
Lesnar in side control, just content to control the action for now.
Lesnar landing strikes.
Lesnar works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Lesnar scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Duchene to see if he's OK.
Duchene is looking to regain half guard here but Lesnar keeps moving and retains side control.
Lesnar works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.

That has opened up Rene Duchene's cut even more.
Duchene really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Lesnar. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Lesnar grinds an elbow into Duchene's temple.
Duchene takes a couple of big shots there - the referee warns him that he has to defend himself better.

The cut above Rene Duchene's eye is starting to cause him problems now.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:18 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Mark Lesnar!
Mark Lesnar retains his super heavyweight title!
A less than humble Mark Lesnar 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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Event: UGD 107:Man Vs Doubdtfire     
Date:   Apr 06, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Archie Griffiths (ranked 236 p4p, 32 weight class) and Jerry Haze (ranked 219 p4p, 28 weight class). Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Jerry Haze enters the cage!

175 cm
29
147 lbs
13 - 2 - 1
168 cm
33
147 lbs
26 - 9 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Archie Griffiths!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jerry Haze!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Donald Grub and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Griffiths connects with a high kick.
Haze throws a poor cross that misses
and Griffiths counters with a left to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Griffiths. Haze does a little dance to reset his feet.
Haze checks a leg kick.
Griffiths tries a head kick but it misses.
Griffiths avoids the body shot from Haze.
Decent striking displayed by Haze there.
A big left from Haze misses.
Griffiths lands with a good body shot.
Haze looks to land a body kick but Griffiths moved away.
Haze uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Griffiths.
Griffiths throws a front kick that sends Haze stumbling back into the cage.
Haze misses with a wild body shot.
Haze connects with an inside leg kick.
Griffiths tried to score with a low kick but Haze checks it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Haze digs a good hook to Griffiths's body.
Haze throws a shot to the body.
Griffiths takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Haze swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Haze on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Haze ducks under a wild hook from Griffiths.
Haze throws a half hearted mid kick.
Haze slips under a jab.
Haze throws a body punch but Griffiths moves out of range.
Haze dodges the punch combination from Griffiths.
Griffiths misses with a right hand
and Haze counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Haze is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Griffiths rather than just go for the knockout.
Griffiths scores with a jab.
Haze looks to land a right hand but Griffiths moved out of range.
Griffiths uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Haze.
Griffiths thumps Haze with a low kick.
Griffiths works the jab nicely.
Griffiths keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Griffiths throws a lazy uppercut
and Haze counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Griffiths misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Haze.

Haze closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Griffiths to the mat! Griffiths manages to get full guard.

Griffiths has scooted to the edge of the canvas and used the cage to get back to his feet. Haze has stuck on his opponent and is forcing him back against the cage.

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!

Griffiths manages to break the clinch.
Haze looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Griffiths fails with an attempt to clinch.
Griffiths takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Haze tries to land a front kick but Griffiths steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
A head kick misses from Haze.

Griffiths rushes Haze and presses him up against the cage.
Haze lands with a short head shot on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Griffiths.

Griffiths's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Griffiths.
Griffiths misses with an uppercut. Haze saw that one coming.
Haze throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Griffiths avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Haze throws an off balance right hand
and Griffiths connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Griffiths takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Griffiths lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Griffiths throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jerry Haze seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths throws a head kick that misses.
Haze tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Haze darts in looking for a takedown but Griffiths gets double underhooks and turns Haze into the cage.
Haze throws a one two combo.
Haze pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Haze scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Griffiths doesn't seem bothered though.
Griffiths throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Haze takes a kick to the side of the head.
Good standup being displayed there by Griffiths as he connects with a hook.
Haze with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Haze misses the shot to the body.
Griffiths swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Haze throws the kick towards the body but Griffiths avoids it.
A quick step to the side and Griffiths tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Haze misses with a shot to the body
and Griffiths counters with a lovely shot to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Haze finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A leg kick checked by Griffiths.
Griffiths seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Griffiths thumps Haze with a low kick.
Griffiths staying out of range there.
Griffiths scores with a kick to the midsection.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Griffiths stuns Haze with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Griffiths uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Haze.
Griffiths fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Haze has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Haze lands with a right hand.
Haze throws a body kick that misses.
Haze throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Griffiths lands a head kick. Haze smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Griffiths pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Haze thows a left - swing and a miss!
Haze lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Haze uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Griffiths has time to react.
Griffiths tries a low kick but Haze avoids it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Haze walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Griffiths throws a hook to the side of Haze's head but Haze sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Good exchange - Haze coming out on top.
Griffiths misses with an attempted mid kick.
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 Archie Griffiths will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Griffiths connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Haze's hands.
Haze misses with a wild body shot.
Haze misses with a right hand
and Griffiths counters with a left to the body.
Haze slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Griffiths sizes up Haze with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
A telegraphed right hand from Haze misses the target.
A looping hook to the body misses from Griffiths. Haze does a little dance to reset his feet.

Haze looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Griffiths pushes Haze off but Haze dives into side control.
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!
Haze fails to land a wild elbow strike.
The ground and pound from Haze seems to be hitting the mat more than his opponent.
Haze throwing strikes but Griffiths manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!
Griffiths controlling from side mount.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Haze tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Griffiths just content to control the position.
Griffiths wants to lay and pray for a moment but Haze keeps working.
Haze is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Griffiths's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Haze manages to get to full guard.
Haze is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Griffiths showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Haze looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths looking to pass the guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Haze tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Haze wants to improve his position but instead Griffiths has moved into half guard.
Griffiths is pressing down on Haze's thigh, looking to free his foot. Haze is holding on for now.
Haze missing with punches from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Haze wants to control but Griffiths is keeping busy and won't allow it.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Haze goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Griffiths was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Haze misses with a jab, cross combination.
Griffiths takes a swing at Haze's ribcage but misses.
Griffiths tries to land a front kick but Haze steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Haze throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Haze moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Griffiths. Haze shrugs it off though.
Haze tries to move into range but Griffiths moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

Griffiths gets in close and instigates a clinch.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Haze lands with a right to the head.
Griffiths working aggressively here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Haze.
Haze takes a shot to the head.
Haze prevents a body shot from Griffiths.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Archie Griffiths dominated that second round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Haze loads up on a big right hand but Griffiths slips the punch.
Griffiths fails in his attempt to clinch.
Haze scores with a decent looking hook.
Griffiths pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Griffiths misses with a low kick.
Haze lands a right hook to the body.
Haze has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Griffiths.
Haze tests Griffiths's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Haze tries a head kick but it misses.
Griffiths avoids a kick to the body.
Griffiths has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Griffiths there as he acknowledges the shot.
Haze scores with a kick to the midsection.
Archie Griffiths is winning the standup battle so far.
Haze throws a wild body kick that Griffiths sees coming a mile off.
Haze lands a front kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Griffiths. That's going to slow Haze down.
Griffiths is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
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!
Haze uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Griffiths.
Griffiths throws a series of punches but Haze moves out of range.
Archie Griffiths is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Griffiths wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Haze swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Griffiths.
Griffiths steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Haze.
Griffiths pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Haze tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
A slapping leg kick lands for Griffiths.
Griffiths misses with a jab to the body
and Haze counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Griffiths with a jab.
Griffiths keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A slow jab from Haze misses its intended target.
Griffiths displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Haze throws out the jab.
Haze uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Griffiths.
Griffiths throws a leg kick but Haze moved away.
Haze checks a leg kick.
Griffiths looks to throw a body kick
and Haze counters with a good low kick that Griffiths was not able to check.
Griffiths explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Griffiths tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Haze is able to avoid easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Haze moves out of range of the body kick from Griffiths.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Haze lands a body shot.
Haze looks to score with a jab to the body but Griffiths is just out of range.
It looked like Griffiths was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Haze uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Griffiths.
Griffiths uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Haze.
Jerry Haze has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Griffiths throws a sloppy head kick and Haze moves out of range easily.
Haze avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Griffiths misses with a low kick as Haze jumps back.
Haze misses the body punch
and Griffiths counters with a nice uppercut.
A thudding body kick lands there by Haze!
Haze throws a sloppy head kick and Griffiths moves out of range easily.
A head kick from Griffiths lands but Haze takes it in his stride.
A big left from Griffiths misses.
Haze misses with a straight left.
Haze slips under a jab from Griffiths.
Haze lands with a hook. Griffiths tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Haze throws a body shot but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Haze swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Griffiths defending well as Haze loads up on a big left hand.
Haze swings widly with a right hand
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Griffiths fakes the leg kick and cracks Haze in the body.
Haze chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Griffiths can pounce on him.
An inside leg kick lands from Griffiths.
Griffiths lands the left hand.
Haze fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Griffiths manages to avoid it.
Good exchange - Haze coming out on top.
Haze misses with a jab, cross combination.
Haze throws the left hand but Griffiths avoids the punch easily.
Haze tries to land a leg kick but Griffiths saw it coming and moves away.
An inside leg kick lands from Griffiths.
Griffiths plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Griffiths thuds his shin into the meat of Haze's side.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Haze swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Griffiths throws a body punch but Haze moves out of range.
Griffiths gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Haze.
Haze throws a sloppy head kick

and Griffiths counters by clinching up.
A short right from Haze on the inside.
I was talking to Griffiths's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Haze tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Haze has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Griffiths.
Haze scores a nice knee to the body.
Griffiths lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Haze swings away with an uppercut that misses.
The referee is keeping an eye on Griffiths - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Griffiths misses with a punch to the body.
Haze lands a nice uppercut.
Griffiths blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Griffiths fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Griffiths.
Haze swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Haze lands a knee to the head.
Haze tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 29:28
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 29:28
Judge James Glass scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Archie Griffiths!

Archie Griffiths 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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