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Event: Syn 591     
Date:   Aug 19, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Archie Griffiths (ranked 194 p4p, 27 weight class) and Brody Kavanagh (ranked 404 p4p, 54 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

175 cm
31
147 lbs
16 - 4 - 1
174 cm
30
152 lbs
20 - 9 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Arcticus University: London

Conviction



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 16 wins, 4 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 20 wins, 9 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Brody Kavanagh!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Sam Margolis and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kavanagh takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Kavanagh throws a shot to the body.
Griffiths uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kavanagh.
Kavanagh listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Kavanagh ducks under a wild hook from Griffiths.
Kavanagh swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Griffiths looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Kavanagh uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Griffiths.
Griffiths takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kavanagh misses with a series of wild punches.
The fighters circling - Griffiths throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Griffiths throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kavanagh throws a chopping leg kick but Griffiths manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Kavanagh swings for the body but Griffiths moves out of range.
Griffiths throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Griffiths gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kavanagh.
Griffiths scores with a jab to the jaw.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Griffiths throws a chopping leg kick but Kavanagh manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Nice body kick there by Griffiths.
Kavanagh throws a body punch but Griffiths moves out of range.
Griffiths tried to counter with a leg kick but Kavanagh avoided it.
Kavanagh throws a big shot that misses.
Brody Kavanagh seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Griffiths throws a shot from downtown. Kavanagh moves away and avoids it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Griffiths tries to work over Kavanagh's front leg with a kick but Kavanagh checks it.
Kavanagh buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kavanagh throws a jab but it's blocked by Griffiths.
Griffiths looks to land a left hand but Kavanagh moved out of range nicely.
Kavanagh looks to throw the jab but Griffiths is out of range.
Kavanagh throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Griffiths throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Kavanagh swings widly with a right hand
and Griffiths counters with an outside leg kick.
Griffiths throws a body shot but no joy.
Griffiths tests Kavanagh's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Griffiths throws a leg kick
and Kavanagh counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kavanagh moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
The fighters circling - Kavanagh throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Griffiths misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kavanagh lands with an uppercut that bounces Griffiths off the cage and back into range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Griffiths fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Kavanagh is out of range.
Griffiths takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Griffiths throws a jab when Kavanagh was well out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kavanagh tests Griffiths's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Griffiths will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Griffiths scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Kavanagh misses with a low kick.
Griffiths paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Kavanagh misses with a straight left.
Griffiths throws a quick counter kick to the body but Kavanagh avoids it.
Kavanagh tried to score with a low kick but Griffiths checks it.
Kavanagh wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Good leg kick by Kavanagh there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Griffiths throws a hook but Kavanagh avoids it easily.
Kavanagh waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Griffiths.
Kavanagh takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Griffiths throws a jab when Kavanagh was well out of range.
Kavanagh throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Griffiths makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Griffiths misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kavanagh.
Griffiths fakes the leg kick and cracks Kavanagh in the body.
Kavanagh throws out a loose jab but Griffiths uses good head movement to avoid it.
Griffiths on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Griffiths moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kavanagh avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Griffiths feints and then cracks Kavanagh's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kavanagh down.
Nice body punch from Kavanagh.
Kavanagh misses with a looping right.
A clash of legs there as Griffiths blocks the low kick.
A jab from Kavanagh misses.
A quick step to the side and Griffiths tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kavanagh takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Kavanagh throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Kavanagh cracks Griffiths with a right hand to the side of the head.
Griffiths lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Griffiths uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kavanagh.
Griffiths misses with an uppercut.
Kavanagh slips under a jab from Griffiths.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kavanagh! But no joy.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kavanagh, right into the meat.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kavanagh. That's going to slow Griffiths down.
Kavanagh misses with a straight left.
Kavanagh lands a nice hook to Griffiths's body. Griffiths takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Griffiths misses with a low kick as Kavanagh jumps back.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths throws a hook but Kavanagh avoids it easily.
Kavanagh throws a shot from downtown. Griffiths moves away and avoids it.
Kavanagh stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Griffiths lands with an uppercut that bounces Kavanagh off the cage and back into range.
Kavanagh moves out of range of the body kick.
Kavanagh let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Kavanagh throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Griffiths counters with a stiff right hand.
Some bone on bone action there as Griffiths checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
A little feinted left hand from Griffiths on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A clash of legs there as Kavanagh blocks the low kick.
Kavanagh tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Griffiths is able to avoid easily.
Griffiths throws a quick counter kick to the body but Kavanagh avoids it.
Griffiths misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Griffiths misses with a few strikes there.
Griffiths takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Kavanagh is looking to score with low kicks.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kavanagh scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Griffiths sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Kavanagh looks to land a body kick but Griffiths moved away.
Griffiths throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Griffiths fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Brody Kavanagh will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Kavanagh waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Griffiths.
Griffiths thinks about countering with a body kick.
Kavanagh looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kavanagh throws a hook but Griffiths avoids it easily.
Griffiths throws a hook to the side of Kavanagh's head but Kavanagh sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A telegraphed right hand from Kavanagh misses the target.
Kavanagh 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.
Griffiths ducks under a wild hook from Kavanagh.
Griffiths was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Kavanagh is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Griffiths.
That kick from Kavanagh tenderised Griffiths's leg. Griffiths is trying to keep his angry face on.
Griffiths swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Griffiths is looking to slow Kavanagh down with leg kicks.
Griffiths takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Kavanagh blocks a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Griffiths missing with a left hand there. Kavanagh was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kavanagh connects with a good right hand that stumbles Griffiths. Griffiths circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Kavanagh throws a leg kick
and Griffiths counters with an outside leg kick.
Kavanagh throws a front kick aimed at Griffiths's knee but Griffiths avoids it well.
Griffiths scores with a kick to the midsection.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Griffiths tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kavanagh was well out of range. Poor timing from Griffiths.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Griffiths throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Kavanagh waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Griffiths.
Kavanagh will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Kavanagh doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Griffiths 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.
A big right from Kavanagh misses.
Griffiths fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kavanagh manages to avoid it.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Griffiths, right into the meat.
Griffiths fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kavanagh manages to avoid it.
Griffiths with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Kavanagh to score with a decent uppercut.
Griffiths takes a swing at Kavanagh's ribcage but misses.
Kavanagh swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Griffiths throws a sloppy head kick and Kavanagh moves out of range easily.
Griffiths misses with a leg kick
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Griffiths swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Griffiths looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Griffiths throws an off balance right hand
letting Kavanagh counter with a right hand.
Griffiths looks to throw the jab but Kavanagh is out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Kavanagh throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Nice defenses there by Griffiths.
Kavanagh is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
The crowd cheers as Griffiths lands an impressive looking overhand right. Kavanagh doesn't seem phased though.
Kavanagh cracks Griffiths with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
A solid body kick from Kavanagh.
Griffiths fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Kavanagh swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Griffiths.
Kavanagh lands a nice shot that snaps Griffiths's head back.
Kavanagh waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Griffiths.
Griffiths appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Good shot there by Kavanagh.
Kavanagh wants to land a leg kick but Griffiths is out of range.
Kavanagh connects with a leg kick. Griffiths looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Brody Kavanagh seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kavanagh swings widly with a right hand
and Kavanagh takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kavanagh tried to score with a low kick but Griffiths checks it.
Kavanagh throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kavanagh lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Kavanagh tried to score with a low kick but Griffiths checks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths lands a nice shot to the body.
Griffiths tries to score with a low kick but Kavanagh moves his leg out of the way.
Kavanagh uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Griffiths.
Griffiths throws a jab when Kavanagh was well out of range.
Kavanagh misses with a two punch combination.
Griffiths connects with the punch.
Kavanagh looks to land a left hand but Griffiths moved out of range nicely.
Griffiths is looking to counter punch.
Kavanagh throws a hook but Griffiths blocks it.
Griffiths fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Kavanagh throws a shot from downtown. Griffiths moves away and avoids it.
Kavanagh throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Griffiths sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kavanagh misses with a wild body shot.
Kavanagh throws a looping overhand right but Griffiths ducks down to avoid it.
Griffiths misses with a straight left.
Kavanagh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Griffiths moves away.
Griffiths has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kavanagh.
Kavanagh is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Griffiths.
A little feinted left hand from Griffiths on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Griffiths throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kavanagh throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kavanagh avoids the head kick by Griffiths.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A telegraphed right hand from Kavanagh misses the target.
Griffiths connects with a high kick.
Kavanagh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Griffiths moves away.
Kavanagh is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Griffiths.
Kavanagh cracks Griffiths with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Griffiths throws a wild body kick that Kavanagh sees coming a mile off.
Griffiths swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kavanagh.
Kavanagh works the jab nicely.
Kavanagh lands a jab to Griffiths's midsection.
A big left from Kavanagh misses.
Kavanagh avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kavanagh fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Griffiths has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Kavanagh goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Kavanagh tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Griffiths is looking to counter punch.
Nice defenses there by Griffiths.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brody Kavanagh showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Griffiths misses with a hook.
Kavanagh throws a leg kick but Griffiths sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Kavanagh misses the jab.
A head kick misses from Griffiths.
Kavanagh's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Kavanagh with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Griffiths tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Kavanagh fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Griffiths connects with a right hand. Kavanagh shakes it off.
Kavanagh jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kavanagh avoids a kick to the body.
Griffiths throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kavanagh waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Griffiths.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kavanagh bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Griffiths's head backwards.
Kavanagh moves out of range as Griffiths strikes.
Kavanagh throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Griffiths counters with a nice low kick that buckles Kavanagh's knee momentarily.
Kavanagh looks to throw the jab but Griffiths is out of range.
Griffiths throws a quick counter kick to the body but Kavanagh avoids it.
Kavanagh throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Griffiths.
A little feinted left hand from Griffiths on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Griffiths moves out of range as Kavanagh strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Griffiths moves out of range as Kavanagh strikes.
Kavanagh takes a jab right on the kisser.
Kavanagh avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kavanagh on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Kavanagh dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Griffiths. That did some damage!
Griffiths fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Kavanagh on the side of the head.
Kavanagh throws a body shot but no joy.
Nice uppercut lands for Kavanagh. That snapped Griffiths's head back.
Kavanagh throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Griffiths counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Kavanagh looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Griffiths pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Good work by Kavanagh as he checks the leg kick.
Kavanagh swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Griffiths throws an off balance right hand
and Kavanagh counters with an inside leg kick.
Kavanagh swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Kavanagh is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Griffiths.
Kavanagh tried to score with a low kick but Griffiths checks it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Griffiths uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kavanagh.
Griffiths throws a quick counter head kick but Kavanagh was just out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kavanagh.
Griffiths throws a head kick that misses.
A little jabbing left from Kavanagh on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Griffiths lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Kavanagh has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kavanagh and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Griffiths takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Kavanagh uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Griffiths.
Griffiths checks a leg kick.
Kavanagh misses with a looping right.
Kavanagh walks forward, straight into a front kick from Griffiths.
Kavanagh walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Kavanagh throws the left hand but Griffiths avoids the punch easily.
Griffiths lands a nice looking body shot.
Griffiths misses with a looping left.
Kavanagh connects with an inside leg kick.
Griffiths is looking to score with low kicks.
Griffiths scores with a body shot.
Griffiths swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kavanagh throws out a loose jab but Griffiths uses good head movement to avoid it.
Archie Griffiths has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kavanagh throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Griffiths on the side of the head.
Kavanagh works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Griffiths moves out of range as Kavanagh strikes.
That kick from Kavanagh tenderised Griffiths's leg. Griffiths is trying to keep his angry face on.
Griffiths is looking to land body kicks.
Kavanagh needs to keep his hands up - Griffiths had a free shot at his head there.
Griffiths looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Kavanagh checks a leg kick.
Kavanagh with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Kavanagh connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Some bone on bone action there as Kavanagh checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Griffiths throws a front kick that sends Kavanagh stumbling back into the cage.
Kavanagh checks the leg kick nicely there.
Kavanagh throws out a counter right but Griffiths avoids it with no problem.
Kavanagh cracks Griffiths with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Griffiths scores with a hook to the body. Kavanagh takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Griffiths throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kavanagh fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Griffiths checks it well.
Kavanagh pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Kavanagh bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jab by Kavanagh.
Kavanagh getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Griffiths misses the jab.
Kavanagh throws a shot from downtown. Griffiths moves away and avoids it.
Kavanagh lands a leg kick that knocks Griffiths off balance momentarily.
Kavanagh connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Kavanagh listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Griffiths takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Kavanagh waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Griffiths.
Kavanagh cracks Griffiths with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Griffiths takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Kavanagh moves out of range of the strikes.
Griffiths bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Kavanagh.
Griffiths defending well as Kavanagh loads up on a big left hand.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brody Kavanagh comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Kavanagh 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 Phil Schofield scores the fight 28:29
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 28:29
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 28:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Brody Kavanagh!

A victorious Brody Kavanagh 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: Syn 590     
Date:   Aug 11, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Ramon Gracie (ranked 37 p4p, 9 weight class) and Masa Sanada (ranked 48 p4p, 11 weight class). Gracie comes to the cage accompanied by Jiu Jitsu: Vai Finaliza!. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
32
180 lbs
28 - 7 - 0
180 cm
26
174 lbs
14 - 1 - 1
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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HELLBENT
Urban Fighter



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 28 wins, 7 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 14 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Masa Sanada!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Richard Clark and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gracie tries to land a leg kick but Sanada saw it coming and moves away.
Sanada looks to throw the jab but Gracie is out of range.
Gracie half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.

Gracie closes the distance and clinches.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Gracie.
Gracie keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Sanada's efforts to push away.

Sanada breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Gracie looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Gracie misses with a wild body shot.
It seemed like Sanada was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Gracie lands a nice looking kick to the body. Sanada takes a step back to recover.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gracie shoots in and drives through. Sanada sprawls well.
Gracie wants to clinch up but Sanada keeps it at a distance.
Sanada takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Sanada throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

Gracie moves into the clinch.
Gracie misses with the head strike.
Sanada tries to break the clinch but Gracie is controlling the position.
Sanada wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Gracie has him pressed against the cage.
Gracie stalls.
Gracie misses with a body punch.

Gracie manages to break the clinch.
A chopping leg kick lands by Gracie.
Sanada lands a jab to Gracie's midsection.
Gracie tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Gracie uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sanada.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gracie staying out of range there.
The fight stays on the outside here - Gracie looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
A jab from Sanada misses.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Gracie.
Gracie moves in looking to clinch but Sanada pushes him off.
Sanada throws a jab when Gracie was well out of range.
Sanada pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Gracie.
Gracie throws a leg kick but Sanada moved away.
Sanada looks like he wants to counter punch here.
The fight stays on the outside here - Gracie looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Gracie takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Sanada looks to score with a jab to the body but Gracie is just out of range.
Gracie ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Sanada throws a body punch but Gracie moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gracie slips under a jab.
Nice body kick from Gracie.
Sanada throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Gracie tries to clinch but Sanada is having none of it.
Sanada swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Sanada loads up on a big right hand but Gracie slips the punch.
Sanada throws a jab but it's blocked by Gracie.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Gracie shoots in but no luck this time.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Sanada! But no joy.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ramon Gracie. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Gracie steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Sanada.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sanada on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Gracie. Gracie obviously looking to wear him down.
Sanada slips under a jab.
A countering left hand to the body from Sanada misses.
Gracie uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Masa Sanada seems to be getting the better of the standup.

Gracie closes the distance and clinches.

Sanada escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Gracie pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Sanada misses with a hook. Gracie ducked under it nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice defenses there by Sanada.
Sanada looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Gracie misses with a wild body shot.
Sanada looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A nice inside leg kick there by Gracie. That's going to slow Sanada down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gracie lands a leg kick that knocks Sanada off balance momentarily.

Gracie looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.

Gracie wants to work for an arm triangle but Sanada is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Sanada is controlling Gracie's trapped leg to prevent Gracie from advancing to side control.
Sanada looks like he's trying to stand up.
Sanada has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Gracie is working away from the top position though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gracie thows a huge punch but Sanada dodges it nicely.
Sanada is refusing to be controlled, as Gracie sits in half guard.
Sanada is trying to get back to full guard.
Sanada controlling the position for now.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Gracie lands a nice short elbow.
Sanada holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
Sanada moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Gracie showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Gracie prevents Sanada from getting back to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sanada is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Gracie slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Sanada is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Good shot there by Sanada.
Sanada feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Gracies jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!

It looks like Ramon Gracie has been cut.
Gracie shoots for a takedown but Sanada saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Gracie shoots in looking for a takedown but Sanada manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Gracie's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Sanada doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Gracie.
A countering left hand to the body from Sanada misses.
Gracie takes one on the button.
Gracie looks to clinch
and Sanada counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Gracie fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Sanada.
Gracie tries to clinch up but Sanada circles away and keeps his distance.
A countering left hand to the body from Sanada misses.
Gracie throws a nice outside leg kick.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
A slow jab from Sanada misses its intended target.
Gracie tries to clinch but Sanada moves out of range.
Sanada looks like he wants to counter punch here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Ramon Gracie will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Ramon Gracie'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. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!



Gracie scores with a takedown into Sanada's guard.
Sanada working a defensive guard here.
Gracie passes Sanada's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Sanada wants to get back to full guard.
Gracie prevents Sanada from standing back up.
Gracie prevents Sanada from improving his position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Sanada is trying to maintain the position but Gracie is very close to passing his half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gracie wants to take a breather but Sanada is having none of it.
Sanada trying to control here.
Sanada controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gracie works his foot free and advances to mount.
Sanada tries to hold on but Gracie pushes him away.
Sanada is in a horrible position here. Gracie smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.

Gracie is working for a guillotine from mount but Sanada frees his head quite easily.

Gracie is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Sanada is surviving well by controlling Gracie's body position as best he can.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sanada is squirming around, avoiding Gracie's attempts to control the action.
Gracie avoids the attempt from Sanada to control.
Gracie lands a big elbow.
Gracie tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
BOOM! Gracie connects with a massive shot to the dome!
Sanada regains half guard.
Sanada is looking to control Gracie's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Sanada avoid being mounted?

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sanada trying to control here.
Sanada keeping control of the position.
Gracie trying to control the pace.
Sanada tries to get to full guard but Gracie has control of the leg.
Sanada makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Sanada.
Sanada seems keen to control Gracie's posture.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Sanada is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Sanada keeping moving, preventing Gracie from controlling successfully.
Sanada is trying to control the position but Gracie postures up.

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.

Sanada has butterfly guard. He's looking to stand up here. He pushes Gracie off him and springs to his feet nicely. The crowd applauds.
Ramon Gracie seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Gracie misses with a takedown attempt
and Sanada counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Masa Sanada is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Gracie connects with a solid leg kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ramon Gracie showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Gracie 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 Ackerman scores the fight 29:28
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 29:28
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 29:28

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

Ramon Gracie seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: The Island Season 8, 265+ lbs, Round 3     
Date:   Aug 07, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Mark Lesnar (ranked 138 p4p, 6 weight class) and THumongous Heritageaka (ranked 1495 p4p, 0 weight class). There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

185 cm
27
285 lbs
13 - 1 - 0
184 cm
26
291 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
Brawler
Good gas tank

ZZ POPS

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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 13 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Mark Lesnar!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, THumongous Heritageaka!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Franklin, Sandra Marshall and Winston Alpacca.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Lesnar definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Lesnar presses Heritageaka against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Lesnar struggles to land a body shot inside as Heritageaka controls his hands.

Heritageaka successfully pulls guard.
Lesnar lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Lesnar is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.

Heritageaka has his foot on Lesnar's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Lesnar works his way back into a safe position though.
Lesnar makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.

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

Heritageaka working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Lesnar doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Oh but Heritageaka is tightening it up a little... Lesnar has to be careful here... He's got his foot tucked under now, this looks tight! Lesnar reacted too slowly and this one could be over in a matter of seconds! YES! Lesnar taps out! Nice BJJ there by Heritageaka!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:46 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). THumongous Heritageaka!
THumongous Heritageaka seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: The Island Season 8, 265+ lbs, Round 2     
Date:   Aug 06, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Mark Lesnar (ranked 148 p4p, 6 weight class) and Giant Giant (ranked 2174 p4p, 0 weight class). Giant Giant will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

185 cm
27
285 lbs
12 - 1 - 0
225 cm
26
300 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Cardio machine
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Heavy handed

ZZ POPS

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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 12 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Mark Lesnar!
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, Giant Giant!
The judges for this bout are Michael Johnstone, Santiago Holmes and David Hoff.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lesnar staying out of range there.

Lesnar closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Giant quickly recovers to half guard.
Lesnar trying to control from half guard but Giant is working away.
Lesnar throwing shots but Giant is blocking nicely.
Giant 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.
Giant is trying to stand up here but Lesnar is controlling him well.
Lesnar lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Lesnar slips a nice elbow through Giant's hands, connecting with Giant's forehead.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lesnar perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Lesnar thows a huge punch but Giant dodges it nicely.
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 pressing down on Giant's thigh, looking to free his foot. Giant is holding on for now.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lesnar misses with a head shot. Giant uses the momentum to regain guard.
Lesnar trying to control the position from guard on top but Giant is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Lesnar distracts Giant with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Lesnar stops Giant from standing up.
Lesnar lands a couple of elbows.
Lesnar trying to control but Giant is working from the bottom.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Lesnar controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Giant can do anything to dispel that myth.
Lesnar missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Lesnar is in close to Giant's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Giant preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Lesnar cracks Giant with a solid left hand.
Lesnar throwing strikes from guard but Giant blocks nicely.
Giant is looking to stand up but Lesnar isn't so interested in that idea.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Giant taking punishment in the form of punches.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Lesnar lands an elbow.
Lesnar landing strikes.
Lesnar definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Lesnar creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Giant sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Lesnar is pausing for a moment. What's he doing? It looks like he's clearing his nose. Oh dude! He's shot a load of snot all down Giant's shoulder. That is not cool.
Lesnar cracks Giant with an elbow. That is naaassty.

Giant is rocked!
Lesnar happy to just control the position for now.
Giant is still in real trouble! Can Lesnar finish him?
Lesnar in side control here. He's dropped a big elbow there and Giant looks hurt! Oh, he is hurt! Lesnar turns on the heat and pounds him out for a TKO victory! Good killer instinct there!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Mark Lesnar!
In his post fight interview, Mark Lesnar started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Event: The Island Season 8, 265+ lbs, Round 1     
Date:   Aug 05, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Mark Lesnar (ranked 155 p4p, 7 weight class) and True Geordie (ranked 8023 p4p, 0 weight class). True Geordie will no doubt be trying to keep this one on the feet, where he has a distinct advantage.

185 cm
27
285 lbs
11 - 1 - 0
195 cm
26
290 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Cardio machine
BJJ Blue Belt
Decent boxing
Very confident

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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 11 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Mark Lesnar!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, True Geordie!
The judges for this bout are Winston Alpacca, Sandra Marshall and Dirk Anderson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Geordie shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Geordie misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Geordie lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Lesnar backs up against the cage.

Lesnar has managed to clinch.
Lesnar manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Geordie tries for a takedown. No joy.
Mark Lesnar has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of True Geordie.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Lesnar has double underhooks and is working for a body lock takedown. He's got it. The fighters land in half guard but Geordie regains guard immediately.
Lesnar is working Geordie over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Lesnar lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Geordie 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 makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in 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.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lesnar postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.

It looks like True Geordie has been cut.
Lesnar postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Geordie trying to control the position.
Lesnar postures up, still in guard. A huge hammer fist lands that bounces Geordie's head off the mat! Geordie is out! He's out! Lesnar jumps to his feet and celebrates with his corner!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:35 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Mark Lesnar!
In his post fight interview, Mark Lesnar started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Event: Syn 589     
Date:   Aug 04, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Ramon Gracie (ranked 53 p4p, 10 weight class) and Bonerz McGee (ranked 125 p4p, 24 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Gracie might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Jiu Jitsu: Vai Finaliza!. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

180 cm
32
180 lbs
27 - 7 - 0
175 cm
30
165 lbs
20 - 6 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Fast

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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 27 wins, 7 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 20 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Bonerz McGee!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Sam Margolis and Richard Clark.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
McGee waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gracie.
McGee slips under a jab from Gracie.
Gracie takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
McGee wants to clinch.
Gracie appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
McGee misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Gracie throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
McGee wants to counter with a clinch but Gracie pushes him away.
McGee misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Gracie changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGee throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Gracie half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
McGee misses with an uppercut. Gracie saw that one coming.
McGee misses with an uppercut. Gracie saw that one coming.
McGee takes a swing at Gracie's ribcage but misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McGee throws an off balance right hand

and Gracie counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for McGee!
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
You can see the frustration on McGee's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Gracie works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
McGee tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Gracie tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.
We've been hearing that Gracie has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.
McGee is looking for a sweep.
McGee is still trying to improve position.
Gracie trying to control the action but McGee is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
I wouldn't like to be where McGee is right now.
Gracie wants to control for a moment but McGee uses the opportunity to move back to half guard.

McGee looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Gracie tries to pass the half guard into mount. McGee knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
McGee wants to improve his position but Gracie is controlling well.
McGee keeps trying to improve his position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gracie is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard.
McGee bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Gracie's guard.


Gracie is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and McGee defends well.
McGee sitting in guard here, content to control.
McGee keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Gracie's head.
McGee wants to control from the top but Gracie keeps moving.

Gracie working for a triangle but McGee defends it easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McGee trying to control the position from guard on top but Gracie is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
McGee slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

Gracie is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Gracie keeping moving, preventing McGee from controlling successfully.
Gracie is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
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 Ramon Gracie will probably get the nod.
That's time! Gracie's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


McGee throws the left hand but Gracie avoids the punch easily.
Donk. McGee catches Gracie right on the button with a cross.
A jab from Gracie misses.
McGee throws a hook but Gracie blocks it.
McGee lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Gracie circles away quickly and effectively.
Gracie moves in looking to clinch but McGee pushes him off.
Gracie takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Gracie chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before McGee can pounce on him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGee keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Gracie tries to land a leg kick but McGee saw it coming and moves away.
Gracie fails with the takedown
and McGee counters with a series of strikes. Gracie will be more careful next time no doubt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McGee swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Gracie half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Gracie pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
McGee clobbers Gracie with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
McGee doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Gracie keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Gracie tries to counter with a takedown but McGee is quick to defend against it.
McGee connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Gracie's hands.
McGee avoids the body shot from Gracie.

Gracie closes the distance and clinches.
McGee lands a hook that snaps the head of Gracie backwards.
McGee struggles to land a body shot inside as Gracie controls his hands.
Gracie blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gracie.
Gracie has McGee pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. McGee manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Gracie avoiding damage.
McGee has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gracie will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning McGee up against the cage.
Gracie working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Gracie blocks a body shot from McGee.
McGee scores with a hook to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McGee swings wildly with an uppercut but Gracie uses good head movement to avoid it.
McGee throws a punch but it's blocked by Gracie.

McGee escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Gracie closes the distance but McGee moves to the side
and Gracie takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
McGee tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gracie was well out of range. Poor timing from McGee.
McGee tries to land a leg kick but Gracie saw it coming and moves away.
Bonerz McGee is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McGee misses with a low kick.
Gracie feinted with a counter takedown.
A low kick from Gracie is predictable there
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Gracie checks a leg kick.

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

McGee throws his legs up looking for a submission but Gracie uses it to pass to side control.
Gracie tries to move to mount but McGee blocks the move with his legs.
McGee tries to improve position but can't.
McGee is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.

Gracie seems to be working for a kimura but McGee defends the submission attempt.
McGee wants to get back to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gracie wants to lay and pray for a moment but McGee keeps working.
McGee tries to roll over but Gracie keeps him under control.
McGee trying to control here.
Gracie sitting and controlling from the half guard.
McGee is refusing to be controlled, as Gracie sits in half guard.
McGee trying to control here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bonerz McGee showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


McGee lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.

Gracie looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for McGee!
McGee is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

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

Gracie goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, McGee rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Gracie's guard! Nice work there by McGee!
McGee looking to sit in guard and control but Gracie gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.


That's one minute gone in the round.

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

Gracie got a little sloppy there for a moment and McGee has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Gracie has managed to get both his arms back between McGee's legs - danger averted.
Gracie wants to control from the top but McGee keeps moving.
McGee keeping full guard, as Gracie tries to pass.
Gracie forces his way into half guard.
Gracie is looking to take a break and control but McGee is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Gracie looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks McGee with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Gracie looks to score some points with some ground and pound.

Gracie is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. McGee doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Gracie.
McGee is trying to get back to full guard.
Gracie lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.

McGee is defending against the submission attempts here by Gracie.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McGee wants to control but Gracie is keeping busy.
Gracie working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Gracie seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but McGee does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
McGee punching from the bottom.
Gracie wants to control but McGee is keeping him busy.

McGee looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Gracie scores with a couple of good hammerfists.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Gracie trying to control the action but McGee is working from the bottom.
McGee is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Gracie tries to pass the half guard into mount. McGee knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.

McGee looking for submissions off his back.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
McGee is trying to get back to full guard.
McGee is refusing to be controlled, as Gracie sits in half guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ramon Gracie showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Gracie 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 Sam Margolis scores the fight 29:28
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 29:28

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

Ramon Gracie seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: IXF 49     
Date:   Jul 29, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Mark Lesnar (ranked 212 p4p, 8 weight class) and Mortimer Bob Holley (ranked 970 p4p, 47 weight class). Holley has chosen Grillmasters - Sizzling as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

185 cm
26
285 lbs
10 - 1 - 0
182 cm
27
289 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Good elbows
Granite chin

ZZ POPS

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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 10 wins, 1 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 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Mortimer Bob Holley!
The judges for this bout are Dirk Anderson, Daniel Franklin and Santiago Holmes.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Holley tries to keep at a distance but Lesnar has taken the fight into the clinch.
A short uppercut from Holley.
Holley trying to land knees to the body.
Holley tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Lesnar tries to stall but Holley uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Holley's coach down at Island Safe Space was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Holley's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Lesnar lands a shoulder strike.
Holley trying to land knees to the body.
Holley lands a left hand.
Holley working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Holley is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Lesnar is defending well for now.
Holley missing with knees to the body.
Holley can't find room to land a body shot as Lesnar controls the action.
Holley tries to land knees in the clinch but Lesnar avoids the damage to the body.
Lesnar has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Holley misses with a punch to the body.
Holley scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Holley tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Lesnar avoids it.
Holley has a couple of punches blocked by Lesnar.
Lesnar tries to break free but Holley pushes him back against the cage.
Lesnar misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Lesnar looking to slow down the pace here.
Holley blocks a body shot from Lesnar.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Holley missing with knees to the body.
Holley misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Lesnar.
Holley tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Lesnar's elbow.
Holley digs a right hand into Lesnar's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Lesnar's gas tank.
Holley tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Lesnar avoids it.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
The referee is keeping an eye on Holley - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Lesnar blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Holley can't find room to land a body shot as Lesnar controls the action.
Holley is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Lesnar is defending well for now.
Holley tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Lesnar avoids it.
Holley is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Lesnar is defending well for now.
Holley misses with a body punch.
Lesnar is trying to break the clinch but Holley has him pressed against the cage.
A short uppercut from Holley.
Holley cracks Lesnar with a nice body shot.
Holley trying to land knees to the body.
Lesnar tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Holley swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Holley stalling in the clinch but Lesnar improves position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Holley missing with knees to the body.
The referee is keeping an eye on Lesnar - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Holley blocks a body shot from Lesnar.

Lesnar has clasped his hands together around Holley's back... aaand, he's got a takedown into side control. Nicely done.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Lesnar is working Holley over with some ground and pound from side control.
Holley takes a nasty elbow to the side of the head.
Holley is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Lesnar scoring with punches and elbows.
Lesnar cracks Holley with an elbow. That is naaassty.
Lesnar lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
Lesnar landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
Holley wants to control but Lesnar postures up.
Lesnar is chipping away with strikes.
Holley tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Holley takes a nasty elbow to the side of the head.
Holley 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.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Holley trying to remain calm as Lesnar controls from the top position.
Lesnar working the head and body with strikes.
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.
Holley is trying to control Lesnar's posture but Lesnar avoids it.
Lesnar lands a decent elbow from side control.
Holley tries to improve position but can't.
Lesnar 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.
Lesnar creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.
Holley can't do much from the bottom here.
Holley might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Lesnar haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Holley is trying to get back to half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
You can see the frustration on Holley's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar looks up at the clock and then as Holley takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Lesnar smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!
Lesnar is working Holley over with some ground and pound from side control.
Lesnar scores with a couple of short elbows.
Lesnar advances to full mount.
Lesnar lands an elbow that was bordering on illegal but the referee lets it go with a warning.
Lesnar scoring with strikes but Holley is staying in there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Lesnar with good strikes from the mount here!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Lesnar postures up and lands a whopping elbow - oh that's hurt Holley bigstyle! Two more strikes land for Lesnar and the fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:47 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Mark Lesnar!
Mark Lesnar retains his super heavyweight title!
Mark Lesnar 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.
Mortimer Bob Holley spoke after the fight, saying 'You won, because i havent eaten enough.. im starving! Hi mom!'.
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Event: Syn 588     
Date:   Jul 27, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Archie Griffiths (ranked 292 p4p, 37 weight class) and Kazuka Fuujin (ranked 453 p4p, 60 weight class). Fuujin is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by a lot of Asian swag in this young man. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

175 cm
31
147 lbs
15 - 4 - 1
175 cm
35
146 lbs
17 - 8 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Conviction
Sully's Bar & Grill



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 15 wins, 4 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 17 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kazuka Fuujin!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, James Ackerman and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fuujin lunges at Griffiths with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Griffiths's hand.
Griffiths connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Griffiths bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kazuka Fuujin seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Fuujin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Griffiths manages to avoid it.
Griffiths throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Griffiths just misses with a punch to the body.
Fuujin swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Griffiths throws a jab but it's blocked by Fuujin.
Fuujin misses with a low kick.
Fuujin goes for a double leg but Griffiths avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Griffiths continues to drive forward.
Fuujin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Griffiths.
Fuujin misses with a low kick as Griffiths jumps back.
Fuujin misses with an uppercut. Griffiths saw that one coming.
Griffiths throws a head kick but Fuujin moves out of range.
Fuujin bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Griffiths lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Fuujin changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Fuujin tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Griffiths is able to avoid easily.
Griffiths is looking to counter punch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Fuujin misses with an uppercut
and Griffiths counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Fuujin moves into range and connects with a jab.
Nice straight punches there by Griffiths. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Griffiths.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fuujin moves out of range of the body kick.
Fuujin flicks out a counter leg kick but Griffiths steps away.
Griffiths swings away with a leg kick that misses.

Fuujin drives through with a takedown into Griffiths's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Fuujin not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Griffiths is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Fuujin content to stall in guard here.
Fuujin wants to control from the top but Griffiths keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Fuujin sitting in guard here, content to control.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
A big left from Fuujin misses.
Griffiths tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Fuujin was well out of range. Poor timing from Griffiths.
Archie Griffiths is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Fuujin looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Fuujin throws a push kick but Griffiths slaps the foot to one side.
Fuujin moves out of range as Griffiths strikes.
Griffiths throws a leg kick but Fuujin moved away.
Fuujin cracks Griffiths with a good jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fuujin misses with an uppercut.
Fuujin misses with a straight right.
Fuujin scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Fuujin scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Griffiths lands a leg kick that knocks Fuujin off balance momentarily.
Nice shot by Fuujin.
Fuujin misses with a straight right.
Griffiths swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Fuujin checks a leg kick.
Griffiths throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Fuujin sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Griffiths scores with a kick to the body.
Griffiths scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Fuujin takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Griffiths throws a leg kick but Fuujin checks it.
A nice inside leg kick there by Fuujin. That's going to slow Griffiths down.
Fuujin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Griffiths moves away.
Griffiths throws out a leg kick but Fuujin moves out of range and Griffiths only half commits.
Fuujin doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A good leg kick by Fuujin.
Griffiths throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Fuujin! But no joy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Griffiths takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Fuujin throws a hook but Griffiths avoids it easily.
Fuujin chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Griffiths can pounce on him.
Fuujin on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Griffiths. Griffiths obviously looking to wear him down.
Griffiths jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Griffiths lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Fuujin backs up against the cage.
Fuujin connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Griffiths lands with a nice body kick.
Griffiths ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fuujin moves away.
The fighters circle momentarily. Griffiths darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Fuujin keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Griffiths wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Griffiths checks a leg kick.
Griffiths throws a half hearted mid kick.
Griffiths connects with a solid leg kick.
Griffiths is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Fuujin cracks Griffiths with a good jab.
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.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Fuujin lets loose with a powerful body kick. Griffiths will feel that in the morning.
Griffiths takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Griffiths throws a head kick that half lands.
Griffiths keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Fuujin.
Fuujin misses with a wild body shot.
Fuujin avoids the body shot from Griffiths.
Fuujin misses with an uppercut. Griffiths saw that one coming.
Fuujin throws a shot to the body.
Fuujin throws a hook but Griffiths avoids it easily.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Fuujin connects with a good right hand that stumbles Griffiths. Griffiths circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Fuujin loads up on a big right hand but Griffiths slips the punch.
Fuujin throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Griffiths slips a straight right by Fuujin.
Griffiths doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Fuujin throws a jab but it's blocked by Griffiths.
Griffiths throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Fuujin misses with a looping left.
An attempted straight right counter from Griffiths misses the target.
Fuujin wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Griffiths looks to throw a body kick
and Fuujin counters with a straight right hand.
Kazuka Fuujin seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Fuujin waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Griffiths.
Griffiths uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Fuujin.
Griffiths is looking to counter with a body kick.
Griffiths misses with an attempted mid kick.
Fuujin takes a swing at Griffiths's ribcage but misses.
Griffiths on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Fuujin. Fuujin obviously looking to wear him down.
Griffiths looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Nice shot lands for Griffiths.
Griffiths throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fuujin uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Griffiths.
Fuujin throws out a counter right but Griffiths avoids it with no problem.
Fuujin looks to land a right hand but Griffiths moved out of range.
Fuujin tries to work over Griffiths's front leg with a kick but Griffiths checks it.
Fuujin waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Griffiths.
Fuujin checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Fuujin! But no joy.
Fuujin on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Griffiths will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Griffiths checks the leg kick nicely there.
Griffiths ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A slow jab from Fuujin misses its intended target.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Fuujin keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Griffiths dips to his left and cracks Fuujin with an uppercut!
Griffiths swings for the body but Fuujin moves out of range.
Fuujin ducks right into an uppercut from Griffiths.
Griffiths lands a slapping body shot.
A big right from Griffiths misses.
Fuujin jabs Griffiths right on the nose. Griffiths blinks but takes it well.
Fuujin throws a jab when Griffiths was well out of range.
Griffiths changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Griffiths tries to land a front kick but Fuujin steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Fuujin connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
A swing and a miss from Fuujin.
Fuujin lands a really nice looking cross but Griffiths seems unphased.
Fuujin throws a leg kick which misses Griffiths's front leg but catches the back leg as Griffiths tries to avoid it.
Griffiths throws a right hand that Fuujin ducks under and follows up with a left that Fuujin also avoids with ease.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fuujin lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Fuujin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Griffiths moves away.
Griffiths tries to move into range but Fuujin moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Fuujin misses the jab.
Griffiths misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fuujin.
Decent striking displayed by Griffiths there.
It looks like Griffiths has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Griffiths scores with a sloppy right hand. Fuujin should have avoided that one.
Fuujin ducks right into an uppercut from Griffiths.
Fuujin misses with a looping right.
Fuujin misses the jab.
Fuujin throws out a powerful jab.
Fuujin cracks Griffiths with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Griffiths uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fuujin.
Griffiths uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Fuujin.
Fuujin misses with a head kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Fuujin looks for the body kick but Griffiths saw that one coming.
Fuujin cracks Griffiths with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths cracks a nice hook into Fuujin's ribs.
Griffiths connects with a leg kick. Fuujin looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Fuujin throws an overhand right that lands on Griffiths's shoulder, as Griffiths tries to avoid the shot.
Griffiths wants to land a leg kick but Fuujin is out of range.
Griffiths misses with a wild body shot.
Griffiths misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Griffiths uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Fuujin.
Fuujin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fuujin scores with a jab to the head.
Fuujin throws a big shot that misses.
Fuujin moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Fuujin throws a nice inside leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Griffiths explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Fuujin jabs Griffiths to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Fuujin digs a good body shot into Griffiths's ribs.
Fuujin fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kazuka Fuujin showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Griffiths throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Griffiths explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Fuujin lands the left hand.
Griffiths goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Fuujin avoids a kick to the body.
Fuujin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Griffiths was well out of range. Poor timing from Fuujin.
Griffiths lands a nice leg kick that just misses Fuujin's sensitive parts.
Griffiths will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Fuujin ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Fuujin throws a jab but it's blocked by Griffiths.
Fuujin takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Fuujin shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Griffiths but Griffiths pushes him off and we're back to square one.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Griffiths connects with a looping right hand.
Fuujin connects with a leg kick. Griffiths looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Griffiths swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Griffiths lands with an overhand left.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fuujin connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Griffiths momentarily.
Griffiths uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Fuujin.
Griffiths digs a good hook to Fuujin's body.
Griffiths listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Fuujin's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Griffiths delivers a nice body kick.
Griffiths staying out of range there.
Fuujin tried to score with a low kick but Griffiths checks it.
Fuujin lands a glancing blow to the side of Griffiths's head.
Fuujin throws a shot from downtown. Griffiths moves away and avoids it.
Fuujin comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Griffiths scores with a nice right hand.
Griffiths throws a head kick that misses.
Fuujin looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A clash of legs there as Fuujin blocks the low kick.
Fuujin keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Griffiths.
Fuujin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Griffiths manages to avoid it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Griffiths cracks a nice hook into Fuujin's ribs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths moves away from the strike by Fuujin.
Griffiths is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Griffiths throws a jab when Fuujin was well out of range.
Griffiths throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Fuujin stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Griffiths defending well as Fuujin loads up on a big left hand.
Griffiths looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Fuujin bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Fuujin checks a leg kick.
Fuujin throws the kick towards the body but Griffiths avoids it.
Fuujin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Griffiths throws out a loose jab but Fuujin uses good head movement to avoid it.
Fuujin tries a quick counter leg kick but Griffiths is wise to it.
Fuujin 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.
Griffiths motions for Fuujin to come forward. Griffiths throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A chopping leg kick lands by Fuujin.
Fuujin cracks Griffiths with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Griffiths throws a shot to the body.
Griffiths ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fuujin moves away.
Fuujin throws a body shot but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Griffiths scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Fuujin doesn't seem bothered though.
Fuujin uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Griffiths.
Fuujin is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Griffiths with a body shot.
Fuujin misses with a takedown attempt - Griffiths sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Fuujin throws a body shot but no joy.
Fuujin throws a body shot but no joy.
Fuujin moves out of range of the strikes.
Fuujin misses with an uppercut.
A nice leg kick lands there from Griffiths.
Fuujin moves out of range of the body kick from Griffiths.
Fuujin looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Griffiths takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Fuujin avoids the head kick by Griffiths.
Fuujin has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Griffiths.
Griffiths misses with a double jab.
Fuujin chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Griffiths can pounce on him.
Fuujin lands a head shot.
Fuujin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Griffiths was well out of range. Poor timing from Fuujin.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fuujin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Griffiths.
Fuujin looks to throw the jab but Griffiths is out of range.
Griffiths lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Griffiths looks to land a left hand but Fuujin moved out of range nicely.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Fuujin crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Griffiths - the referee stops the clock and Fuujin gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Griffiths. Fuujin manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Fuujin 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.
Fuujin tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Nice cross by Griffiths.
Griffiths misses with a low kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Fuujin! But no joy.
Fuujin tries to work over Griffiths's front leg with a kick but Griffiths checks it.
A telegraphed right hand from Griffiths misses the target.
A slow jab from Griffiths misses its intended target.
Fuujin connects with a high kick.
Griffiths tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Griffiths misses with a low kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Fuujin misses the target.
Jab by Fuujin.

And that's the end of the fight!
Archie Griffiths showed his dominance in that final round.
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 Glass scores the fight 29:28
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 29:28
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 29:29

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

Archie Griffiths thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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RATING
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Event: NJMMA XS 6     
Date:   Jul 27, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between John Braddock (ranked 184 p4p, 22 weight class) and Adam Gunnar (ranked 2857 p4p, 258 weight class). Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

185 cm
29
285 lbs
13 - 1 - 0
203 cm
21
260 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Dangerous GnP
Lethal high kicks
Heavy handed

Sully's Bar & Grill

Conviction



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 13 wins, 1 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 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Adam Gunnar!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, Franklyn Lucas and Russell Pearce.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
The fighters circling - Gunnar throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Gunnar throws a low kick, looking for Braddock's leg but Braddock calmly moves out of range.
Adam Gunnar seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gunnar misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Braddock.
Gunnar thuds his right hand into Braddock's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Gunnar looks to land a left hand but Braddock moved out of range nicely.
Gunnar 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.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Braddock checks a leg kick.
Gunnar tries to score with a low kick but Braddock moves his leg out of the way.
Braddock wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Braddock fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Gunnar scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Braddock slips under a jab.
Braddock throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Braddock moves into the clinch successfully.
A hook to the body from Braddock.
Gunnar tries to break free but Braddock pushes him back against the cage.
Gunnar prevents Braddock from breaking the clinch.
A short right from Braddock on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Braddock lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Gunnar taking a breather.
Braddock has had enough of the clinch but Gunnar keeps him there for the moment.
A frustrated look appears on Gunnar's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Braddock is leaning against Gunnar and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Gunnar looks winded!
Braddock struggles to land a body shot inside as Gunnar controls his hands.
Braddock has Gunnar pressed against the cage.
Braddock misses with a hook to the ribs.
A hook to the body from Braddock.
Braddock tries a body shot but Gunnar blocks it.

Braddock manages to break the clinch.

Braddock has closed the distance and engaged Gunnar in a clinch.
Gunnar taking a breather.
Braddock lands a shoulder strike.
Gunnar is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Braddock is keeping busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gunnar wants to break the clinch but can't.
Braddock lands a left hand.

It looks like Adam Gunnar has been cut.
A short left from Braddock.
Braddock stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.

Braddock's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Braddock swinging wildly here.
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!
Gunnar throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Gunnar lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Braddock circles away quickly and effectively.
Gunnar takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Sloppy strikes from Braddock. Those never looked like landing.
Gunnar steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Gunnar.

Braddock closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Gunnar scores with a nice hook to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Braddock tries a body shot but Gunnar blocks it.
Braddock throws a punch but it's blocked by Gunnar.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Braddock.
Braddock lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Braddock lands a nice uppercut.
Gunnar is trying to break free.

Braddock breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Good shot there by Braddock.
Braddock moves in looking to clinch but Gunnar pushes him off.

Braddock moves into range and clinches up with Gunnar.
Braddock gets through Gunnar's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

That has opened up Adam Gunnar's cut even more.

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

Braddock has Gunnar up against the cage in a clinch.
Braddock throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Braddock softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A nice left hand lands by Braddock.

Braddock pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Braddock connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Gunnar momentarily.

Gunnar is rocked!
Braddock looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Braddock uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gunnar.
Braddock throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Braddock has managed to clinch.
Braddock pushes Gunnar back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.

Braddock drops Gunnar onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Gunnar is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
Gunnar is still on wobbly legs! Can Braddock finish him?

Braddock's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Braddock with a hook.

The cut above Adam Gunnar's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Gunnar glances at the clock... BAM! Braddock nails him with a big right hand! A momentary lapse in concentration sends Gunnar crashing to the mat! The referee steps in and this one is over! Damn, Gunnar is out of it, he thinks the ref is his opponent!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:47 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). John Braddock!
John Braddock bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Jul 22, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between AA Therma (ranked 5713 p4p, 0 weight class) and Takashi Imanari (ranked 6009 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.

170 cm
25
140 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
170 cm
18
145 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
Good takedowns
Excellent boxer
Very quick
BJJ Brown Belt
Counter fighter
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, AA Therma!
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, Takashi Imanari!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, Sam Margolis and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Imanari throws out a leg kick but Therma moves out of range and Imanari only half commits.
Therma fails with an attempt to clinch.

Imanari gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Imanari will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Therma up against the cage.
Imanari stalls.
Therma wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Imanari has him pressed against the cage.
Therma being controlled against the cage.
Imanari will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Therma up against the cage.
Imanari continues to stall. The referee tells him to work or he's going to break them up.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The referee calls for Imanari to work.
The ref breaks the fighters up, due to lack of action by Takashi Imanari.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Therma is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Imanari's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Imanari's back!
Imanari turns into Therma and is now in his guard.
Imanari controlling from the top position.
Therma is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Imanari 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.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Therma keeping full guard, as Imanari tries to pass.
Imanari is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Imanari pushes down on Therma's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Therma trying to hold on to Imanari's head to control him but Imanari postures up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Imanari looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Imanari content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Imanari wants to free his trapped foot but Therma is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Imanari is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Imanari trying to control from half guard but Therma is working away.

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

Imanari moves into the clinch successfully.
Therma is looking to control Imanari's arms but Imanari gets an underhook and turns him. Now Therma has his back to the cage.
Therma is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Therma can't seem to implement his control oriented gameplan at the moment. That's no bad thing of course, for those of us who want to see a good fight.
Imanari can't find room to land a body shot as Therma controls the action.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Therma tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.

Imanari drags the fight down to the ground.
Imanari looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Therma changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Imanari tries to avoid it but Therma manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Imanari to the ground. Imanari escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Therma throws a sloppy head kick

and Imanari counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Imanari.
Therma jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Imanari walks away with a smile on his face. Therma gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Therma shoots in for a takedown but Imanari shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for AA Therma. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Imanari.

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

Imanari has an Americana. Therma didn't react quickly enough there and he's in big trouble now! He tries to squirm out but is forced to tap! Imanari is delighted and gyrates in front of the ring girls. They seem to like the attention - it'll be interesting to see if Imanari hooks up with any of them at the after show party.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:52 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Americana). Takashi Imanari!
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RATING
32%

 

Event: IXF 46     
Date:   Jul 20, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Mark Lesnar (ranked 298 p4p, 13 weight class) and Bodonchar Munkhag (ranked 1226 p4p, 58 weight class). Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

185 cm
26
285 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
225 cm
26
280 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Cardio machine
BJJ Brown Belt
Good elbows
Powerful

ZZ POPS

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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 9 wins, 1 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 7 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Bodonchar Munkhag!
The judges for this bout are Dirk Anderson, Michael Johnstone and Peter Branson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lesnar throws a series of punches but Munkhag avoids them all with ease.

Munkhag clinches with his opponent.
Lesnar stalling in the clinch.
Munkhag throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Munkhag being controlled against the cage.
With the fighters up against the cage, Munkhag throws an elbow but misses.
Munkhag creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Lesnar slowing the pace effectively.
Lesnar pushes Munkhag back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Lesnar has Munkhag pressed against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Lesnar manages to break the clinch.
Munkhag tries to close the distance and clinch but Lesnar swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Munkhag looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Lesnar loads up on a big right hand but Munkhag slips the punch.
Lesnar looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Munkhag tries to close the distance and clinch but Lesnar swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lesnar throws a hook to the side of Munkhag's head but Munkhag sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Munkhag fails in his attempt to clinch.
Munkhag looks to clinch
and Lesnar counters with a nice uppercut.
Lesnar throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

Lesnar clinches.
Munkhag throws an elbow that misses.
Lesnar digs a right hand into Munkhag's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Munkhag's gas tank.
Lesnar pushes Munkhag back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Munkhag creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
A short uppercut from Lesnar.
Munkhag is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Lesnar lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Munkhag looks winded!

Lesnar manages to break the clinch.
Lesnar throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Lesnar pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

Lesnar has managed to clinch.
Munkhag creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters up against the cage, Munkhag throws an elbow but misses.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Munkhag creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
With the fighters up against the cage, Munkhag throws an elbow but misses.
Lesnar works on Munkhag's body with a couple of short punches.
Munkhag pushes off an throws an elbow but Lesnar leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Lesnar lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Munkhag.
Lesnar lands a left hand that snaps the head of Munkhag backwards.
Lesnar lands with a left to the head.
A short right from Lesnar.

Lesnar escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Lesnar takes a swing at Munkhag's ribcage but misses.

Lesnar rushes Munkhag and presses him up against the cage.
Munkhag pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Lesnar managing to block the knees to the body from Munkhag.
A short uppercut from Lesnar.

Lesnar breaks the clinch.
Lesnar connects with a good right hand that stumbles Munkhag. Munkhag circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Munkhag looks to clinch
and Lesnar counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Lesnar forces Munkhag back against the cage and clinches.
A right handed body shot lands from Lesnar.

Lesnar pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Munkhag doesn't manage to clinch there - Lesnar circles away.
Munkhag darts in trying to clinch
and Lesnar counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Munkhag takes a body punch but keeps moving.

Lesnar drives through and clinches with Munkhag against the cage.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Munkhag just misses with a elbow thrown towards Lesnar's brow.
Lesnar blocks the elbow strike.
Lesnar blocks an elbow strike.
Nice body punch from Lesnar - that landed with a thud.
Lesnar makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Lesnar lands a hook that snaps the head of Munkhag backwards.
Lesnar pressing his opponent against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Munkhag throws an elbow but it's blocked.

Lesnar breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Munkhag gets cracked there but stands up to it.

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

Lesnar breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Munkhag fails in his attempt to clinch.

Munkhag moves into the clinch successfully.
Lesnar stalling against the cage.
Munkhag tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Lesnar avoids the elbow strike from Munkhag, against the cage.
Munkhag pushes off an throws an elbow but Lesnar leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Munkhag looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Munkhag keeps control of Lesnar as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Lesnar is struggling to control the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Munkhag throws an off balance right hand
and Lesnar counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Lesnar throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A nice side step and Munkhag releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Munkhag tries to close the distance and clinch but Lesnar swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Lesnar waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Munkhag.
A slow jab from Lesnar misses its intended target.
The fight stays on the outside here - Munkhag looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Lesnar throwing a counter right hand but Munkhag manages to avoid it.
Munkhag fails with an attempt to clinch.
As Munkhag looks to move away, Lesnar throws a big counter combo but Munkhag just gets out of the way.
Munkhag fails with an attempt to clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lesnar fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Munkhag steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Lesnar.
Munkhag tries to clinch but Lesnar is having none of it.
Lesnar throws a body punch but Munkhag moves out of range.
Mark Lesnar is winning the standup battle so far.
Munkhag tries to clinch but Lesnar is having none of it.
Lesnar is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Munkhag can do to turn this around?

That's one minute gone in the round.
Munkhag keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Munkhag uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Lesnar.

Munkhag moves into the clinch.
Munkhag misses with a hook to the ribs.
Munkhag tries to work over Lesnar's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Munkhag lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.

It looks like Mark Lesnar has been cut.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Munkhag just misses with a elbow thrown towards Lesnar's brow.
Lesnar tries to circle away but Munkhag has him pinned against the cage.
Lesnar avoids the elbow strike from Munkhag, against the cage.
Lesnar stalling.
Lesnar lands a body punch in the clinch.
Lesnar slows down the pace here.

Lesnar escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Munkhag slips a straight right by Lesnar.
Lesnar fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Munkhag manages to avoid it.
Munkhag wants to counter the offense by Lesnar and move into the clinch position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Munkhag tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Lesnar paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Lesnar tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Munkhag was well out of range. Poor timing from Lesnar.
Lesnar swats away the attempt to clinch by Munkhag.
Munkhag tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Lesnar manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Lesnar loads up on a big right hand but Munkhag slips the punch.
Lesnar thuds a left hand into Munkhag's body.
Munkhag moves in looking to clinch but Lesnar pushes him off.
Lesnar circles away from the clinch attempt.

Lesnar has closed the distance and engaged Munkhag in a clinch.
Lesnar displaying some good clinch control by pressing Munkhag up against the cage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Lesnar holding his opponent close, against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar avoids a wild elbow strike from Munkhag.
Lesnar dodges an elbow strike from Munkhag.
Lesnar blocks an elbow strike.
Lesnar tries a body shot but Munkhag blocks it.
Lesnar is struggling to control the position.
Lesnar tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Lesnar has had enough of the clinch but Munkhag keeps him there for the moment.
Lesnar dodges an elbow strike from Munkhag.
Lesnar avoids the elbow strike from Munkhag, against the cage.
Lesnar wants to break free but Munkhag has control.
Lesnar is stalling here.
Lesnar stalling against the cage.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Munkhag throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Munkhag misses with an elbow strike.
Lesnar blocks an elbow strike from Munkhag.
Munkhag lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Nice elbow from Munkhag.
Munkhag lands an elbow just above Lesnar 's eye.
Munkhag looking to slow down the pace here.
Munkhag taking a breather.
Munkhag is persisting with his attempts to control the action in the clinch, rather than do any real damage.
Lesnar avoids a wild elbow strike from Munkhag.
Munkhag misses with an elbow strike.
Lesnar scores with a shot to the side of Munkhag's head.
Munkhag throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Munkhag throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Lesnar takes an elbow to the forehead.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A right hand to the body from Lesnar.
Munkhag is breathing heavily.
Munkhag has Lesnar pressed against the cage, preventing Lesnar from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
A short right from Lesnar on the inside.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mark Lesnar dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Mark Lesnar's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Munkhag tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.

Lesnar forces Munkhag back against the cage and clinches.
Lesnar just leaning against Munkhag, taking a breather.
Lesnar is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Munkhag takes a shot to the head.
Lesnar avoids a wild elbow strike from Munkhag.
A right hand to the body from Lesnar.

Lesnar breaks from the clinch.

Lesnar clinches up with Munkhag and pushes him back against the cage.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Munkhag.
Lesnar stalling the fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Munkhag takes a shot to the head.
Munkhag misses with a shot to the kidneys.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Munkhag just misses with a elbow thrown towards Lesnar's brow.
Lesnar has Munkhag pushed against the cage.
Lesnar cracks Munkhag with a nice body shot.
Munkhag takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short body shot lands from Lesnar as the two fighters clinch.

Lesnar breaks the clinch.

Lesnar takes the fight into the clinch.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Munkhag just misses with a elbow thrown towards Lesnar's brow.
Munkhag looks to throw an elbow but misses.

Lesnar breaks from the clinch.
Lesnar misses the jab.
Munkhag tries to clinch but Lesnar moves out of range.
Lesnar looks to land a right hand but Munkhag moved out of range.
Munkhag wants to counter with a clinch but Lesnar pushes him away.
Lesnar looks to score with a jab to the body but Munkhag is just out of range.
Munkhag tries to clinch but Lesnar moves out of range.
Munkhag blocks a jab.
Lesnar misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Munkhag pushes Lesnar up against the cage in a clinch.
With the fighters up against the cage, Munkhag throws an elbow but misses.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Lesnar slows down the pace here.
Lesnar throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.

Lesnar pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Lesnar avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Lesnar swings for the body but Munkhag moves out of range.
Mark Lesnar seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Lesnar misses with a straight right.
Lesnar lands with a hook. Munkhag tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Lesnar swinging wildly here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Munkhag avoids the body shot from Lesnar.
Munkhag steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Lesnar.
Munkhag tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Lesnar paws at him with a jab and circles away.
A counter left hand to the body from Lesnar misses its target.
Lesnar throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Lesnar circles away from the clinch attempt.
It looked like Lesnar was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Munkhag.
Munkhag tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Lesnar paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Lesnar throws a hook but Munkhag avoids it easily.
Lesnar pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Lesnar misses the shot to the body.
Munkhag wants to counter the offense by Lesnar and move into the clinch position.
A lazy left from Lesnar finds it's target.

Lesnar moves into range and clinches up with Munkhag.
Nice elbow from Munkhag.
Lesnar avoids the elbow strike from Munkhag, against the cage.
A right hand to the body from Lesnar.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar just leaning against Munkhag, taking a breather.
Lesnar tries to break free but Munkhag pushes him back against the cage.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.

Lesnar breaks the clinch.
Munkhag tries to close the distance and clinch but Lesnar swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.

Lesnar clinches up with Munkhag and pushes him back against the cage.
Lesnar displaying some good clinch control by pressing Munkhag up against the cage.
Lesnar manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Munkhag pushes off an throws an elbow but Lesnar leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Lesnar lands a hook that snaps the head of Munkhag backwards.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Munkhag pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
A right hand to the body from Lesnar.
A left hand lands to the body for Lesnar.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mark Lesnar clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Mark Lesnar's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Lesnar swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Munkhag tries to close the distance and clinch but Lesnar swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Munkhag uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Lesnar.
Munkhag tries to grapple but his opponent circles
enabling Lesnar to counter with a crisp jab.
Lesnar tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Munkhag was well out of range. Poor timing from Lesnar.
Munkhag is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Lesnar throws a lazy right hand but Munkhag sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lesnar swats away the attempt to clinch by Munkhag.
Munkhag uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Lesnar.
Munkhag is looking to clinch but Lesnar is avoiding it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Munkhag throws an overhand right that lands on Lesnar's shoulder, as Lesnar tries to avoid the shot.
Lesnar swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Lesnar avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Munkhag fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Lesnar manages to avoid it.
Lesnar is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Munkhag fails with an attempt to clinch.
Lesnar misses with a body shot.

Lesnar closes the distance and clinches.
Lesnar lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Lesnar blocks the elbow strike.
Lesnar stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Munkhag is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Lesnar lands a body punch in the clinch.
Lesnar makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A short uppercut from Lesnar.

Lesnar breaks from the clinch.
Lesnar fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Munkhag looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Munkhag manages to avoid it.
Lesnar sets himself, and Munkhag steps forward looking for the clinch! Lesnar avoids it this time.

Lesnar takes the fight into the clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Lesnar blocks an elbow strike from Munkhag.
Munkhag pushes off an throws an elbow but Lesnar leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Munkhag throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Lesnar has Munkhag pressed against the cage.
Lesnar avoids a wild elbow strike from Munkhag.
Munkhag creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Lesnar working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Lesnar leaning his opponent against the cage.
Munkhag throws an elbow but it misses.
Lesnar tries a body shot but Munkhag blocks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar just leaning against Munkhag, taking a breather.
Lesnar avoids the elbow strike from Munkhag, against the cage.
Munkhag misses with a punch to the body.
Lesnar stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.

Lesnar breaks from the clinch.
Munkhag is looking to clinch.
Lesnar ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Munkhag moves away.
Munkhag wants to counter with a clinch but Lesnar pushes him away.
Munkhag bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Lesnar swings for the body but Munkhag moves out of range.
Munkhag tries to clinch but Lesnar moves out of range.
Munkhag darts in trying to clinch
and Lesnar connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Munkhag has Lesnar up against the cage in a clinch.
Lesnar digs a right hand into Munkhag's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Munkhag's gas tank.
Lesnar works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.

Lesnar breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Munkhag moves away from the strike by Lesnar.
Munkhag uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Lesnar.

Lesnar moves into range and clinches up with Munkhag.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Lesnar.

Lesnar breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Lesnar lands a right hook to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Lesnar lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Munkhag at a distance.
Lesnar ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Munkhag moves away.
Munkhag wants to counter the offense by Lesnar and move into the clinch position.
Munkhag throws a right hand that misses
and Lesnar counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mark Lesnar had his way with Bodonchar Munkhag in 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. This is the final round!


Lesnar keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Munkhag.
Lesnar seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Munkhag is looking to clinch.
Lesnar scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Lesnar swats away the attempt to clinch by Munkhag.
Munkhag tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Lesnar paws at him with a jab and circles away.

Lesnar closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Lesnar scores with a hook to the body.
Lesnar lands a nice shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice body punch from Lesnar.
Lesnar leaning against his opponent.
A short left from Lesnar.
Munkhag is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Lesnar lands a body punch.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.

Lesnar breaks from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Lesnar clinches.

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

Lesnar moves into the clinch successfully.
Lesnar blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Munkhag just misses with a elbow thrown towards Lesnar's brow.

Lesnar escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Munkhag is looking to clinch.
Lesnar throws a body shot but no joy.
Lesnar swings for the body but Munkhag moves out of range.
Lesnar misses with a wild body shot.
Munkhag tries to clinch there but Lesnar circles away.
Bodonchar Munkhag has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Munkhag tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Lesnar manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Lesnar lands with a shot to the body.
Lesnar tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Munkhag was well out of range. Poor timing from Lesnar.
Munkhag doesn't manage to clinch there - Lesnar circles away.
Munkhag slips under a jab.
Munkhag is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Lesnar avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Munkhag throws a body punch but Lesnar moves out of range.
Lesnar was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

Munkhag has closed the distance and engaged Lesnar in a clinch.
A short left from Lesnar.
Lesnar lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
With the fighters up against the cage, Munkhag throws an elbow but misses.
Lesnar lands a body shot in the clinch.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar connects with a body shot that sends Munkhag's belly button to the back.
Lesnar throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Munkhag.

Lesnar rushes Munkhag and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Lesnar avoids the elbow strike from Munkhag, against the cage.

Lesnar pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Lesnar lands a nice shot that snaps Munkhag's head back.

Lesnar rushes Munkhag and presses him up against the cage.
Lesnar pressing his opponent against the cage.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Munkhag just misses with a elbow thrown towards Lesnar's brow.

Lesnar pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Munkhag looks to throw the jab but Lesnar is out of range.
The fight stays on the outside here - Munkhag looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Lesnar was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sloppy strikes from Lesnar. Those never looked like landing.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Lesnar works on Munkhag's body with a couple of short punches.
Munkhag lands an elbow inside that Lesnar shrugs off.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A short body shot lands from Lesnar as the two fighters clinch.

Lesnar breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
The fighters circle momentarily. Lesnar darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Lesnar ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Munkhag moves away.

Lesnar moves into range and clinches up with Munkhag.
Lesnar tries to break the clinch but Munkhag is controlling the position.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Munkhag just misses with a elbow thrown towards Lesnar's brow.
Lesnar slowing the pace effectively.
Munkhag pushes off an throws an elbow but Lesnar leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Dirk Anderson scores the fight 50:45
Judge Michael Johnstone scores the fight 50:45
Judge Peter Branson scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Mark Lesnar!

Mark Lesnar retains his super heavyweight title!
In his post fight interview, Mark Lesnar started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Event: IXF 42     
Date:   Jul 07, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Mark Lesnar (ranked 521 p4p, 25 weight class) and Super SuperHeavyWeight (ranked 698 p4p, 34 weight class). Mark Lesnar has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

185 cm
26
285 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
185 cm
26
280 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Brawler
Good gas tank

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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 8 wins, 1 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 7 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Super SuperHeavyWeight!
The judges for this bout are Michael Johnstone, Dirk Anderson and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
SuperHeavyWeight cracks Lesnar with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

It looks like Mark Lesnar has been cut.
Lesnar fails in his attempt to clinch.
SuperHeavyWeight connects with a jab.
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.
SuperHeavyWeight scores with a body shot.
SuperHeavyWeight lands the left hand.
Lesnar shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as SuperHeavyWeight sprawls well. SuperHeavyWeight wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Lesnar gets slowly back to his feet.
Lesnar has been working on his balance at ELITE Island Gym - 19 Elite Coaches, so perhaps that has help him stuff some of the takedown attempts by SuperHeavyWeight.
SuperHeavyWeight looks to land a left hand but Lesnar moved out of range nicely.
Lesnar feinted with a counter takedown.
SuperHeavyWeight loads up on a big right hand but Lesnar slips the punch.
Lesnar appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
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.
A decent looking cross lands there for SuperHeavyWeight.
SuperHeavyWeight misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Lesnar.
Lesnar half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
SuperHeavyWeight throws a body punch but Lesnar moves out of range.
Lesnar throws a low kick but SuperHeavyWeight moves out of range easily.
Lesnar takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lesnar has a takedown stuffed.
SuperHeavyWeight is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Lesnar looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Lesnar fakes a jab and throws a low kick but SuperHeavyWeight checks it well.
SuperHeavyWeight throws a right hand that misses

and Lesnar counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Lesnar working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of SuperHeavyWeight's head.
Lesnar trying to control but SuperHeavyWeight is working from the bottom.
Lesnar with a flurry of punches that miss.
SuperHeavyWeight looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Lesnar puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Lesnar looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
SuperHeavyWeight is looking to improve his position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Lesnar lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Lesnar missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
SuperHeavyWeight trying to control but Lesnar postures up.
SuperHeavyWeight controlling the position for now.
SuperHeavyWeight is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Lesnar performing his best blanket impression for a moment.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar lands strikes from half guard.
SuperHeavyWeight trying to control here.
SuperHeavyWeight wants to get back to full guard but Lesnar has passed into side control.
Lesnar cracks SuperHeavyWeight with a big elbow.
Lesnar working the ground and pound.
Lesnar scoring with punches and elbows.
Lesnar is trying to ground and pound but SuperHeavyWeight uses the momentary lack of control by Lesnar to regain half guard.
Lesnar throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
SuperHeavyWeight keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Lesnar is keen to just control but SuperHeavyWeight is a slippery customer.
Lesnar lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Lesnar missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
SuperHeavyWeight blocking the ground and pound attempt from Lesnar.
Lesnar is thwarting SuperHeavyWeight's attempts to control the position.
Lesnar wants to lay and pray for a moment but SuperHeavyWeight keeps working.
SuperHeavyWeight is trying to control but can't.
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 fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


SuperHeavyWeight scores with a jab to the body.
SuperHeavyWeight takes a swing at Lesnar's ribcage but misses.
SuperHeavyWeight misses the jab.
Lesnar moves out of range of the strikes.
Lesnar drops down looking for a counter takedown but SuperHeavyWeight sprawls and moves away.
SuperHeavyWeight with a body punch. A glancing blow.
SuperHeavyWeight scores with a jab to the jaw.
SuperHeavyWeight throws out a powerful jab.
SuperHeavyWeight throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
SuperHeavyWeight misses with a few strikes there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A slow jab from SuperHeavyWeight misses its intended target.
Lesnar tries to counter with a takedown but SuperHeavyWeight is quick to defend against it.
Lesnar swings and misses with a hook to the body.
SuperHeavyWeight throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Lesnar tries to counter with a takedown but SuperHeavyWeight is quick to defend against it.
SuperHeavyWeight just misses with a punch to the body.
Lesnar changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
SuperHeavyWeight misses with a hook

and Lesnar counters with a nice double leg into half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lesnar passes into side control, despite SuperHeavyWeight's attempt to control the position.
SuperHeavyWeight takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
Lesnar trying to control the position but SuperHeavyWeight is working away.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Lesnar moves into full mount!
Lesnar landing strikes from the mount.

It looks like Super SuperHeavyWeight has been cut.
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.
Lesnar lands with some vicious ground and pound - can SuperHeavyWeight hang on?

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A nice elbow there by Lesnar.
SuperHeavyWeight takes a big shot to the head but keeps on trying to improve his position.

That has opened up Super SuperHeavyWeight's cut even more.
Lesnar tries to control but SuperHeavyWeight wriggling away.
SuperHeavyWeight is looking to get to half guard.
Lesnar postures up and cracks his opponent a couple of times before moving back into close ground control. SuperHeavyWeight looks a forlorn figure.

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 3:55 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Mark Lesnar!
Mark Lesnar retains his super heavyweight title!
In his post fight interview, Mark Lesnar started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Event: NJMMA XS 4     
Date:   Jul 07, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between John Braddock (ranked 69 p4p, 4 weight class) and More IsMore (ranked 606 p4p, 61 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

185 cm
29
285 lbs
13 - 0 - 0
208 cm
21
285 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Powerful takedowns
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Sully's Bar & Grill

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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 13 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 London, More IsMore!
The judges for this bout are Eddie Farnsworth, Chad Campbell and Bruno Lombardi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Braddock misses with a body punch
and IsMore counters with a stiff right hand.
John Braddock seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Braddock lands with a shot to the body.
IsMore lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

IsMore tries to keep at a distance but Braddock has taken the fight into the clinch.
IsMore blocks an uppercut.
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 misses with a body punch.
Braddock misses with a shot to the kidneys.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Braddock gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from IsMore.
A short body shot lands from Braddock as the two fighters clinch.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Braddock misses with a right hand
and IsMore counters with a nice body shot.
Braddock falls off balance throwing a combination
letting IsMore counter with a right hand.
IsMore keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from IsMore! But no joy.
John Braddock is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Braddock takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Braddock misses with a body shot.
IsMore looks like he wants to counter punch here.
IsMore lands a really nice looking cross but Braddock seems unphased.
Braddock scores with a jab to the body.
IsMore displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Braddock throws out the jab.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from IsMore! But no joy.
Braddock fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Braddock throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Braddock tries to clinch up but IsMore circles away and keeps his distance.
IsMore loads up on a big right hand but Braddock slips the punch.
IsMore uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Braddock.
IsMore doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
IsMore keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Braddock tries to grapple but his opponent circles
enabling IsMore to counter with a crisp jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A looping hook to the body misses from IsMore. Braddock does a little dance to reset his feet.
IsMore throws a lazy uppercut
and Braddock counters with a right hand to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Braddock closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
IsMore misses with a punch on the inside.
Braddock misses with a punch to the body.
IsMore's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

Braddock breaks the clinch.
Braddock rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but IsMore moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Braddock looks to score with a jab to the body but IsMore is just out of range.
A punch lands to the side of IsMore 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Braddock throws a right and a left that IsMore avoids nicely.
Braddock throws an overhand right that lands on IsMore's shoulder, as IsMore tries to avoid the shot.
IsMore looks like he wants to counter punch here.

Braddock has managed to clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Braddock looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.

IsMore successfully pulls guard.

IsMore is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Braddock is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
IsMore looking for a sweep. Not yet IsMore, not yet.
Braddock has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
IsMore can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Braddock controls the pace.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


IsMore blocks a jab.
IsMore throws out a counter right but Braddock avoids it with no problem.
Braddock thuds a left hand into IsMore's body.

Braddock has taken the fight to the clinch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Braddock creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Braddock is trying to break free.
Braddock throws a head punch that misses.

IsMore jumps guard.
IsMore looking to hit a scissor sweep but Braddock is one step ahead there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Braddock postures up.
IsMore managing to control the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:54 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). More IsMore!
More IsMore is the new heavyweight champion!
More IsMore 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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RATING
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Event: Syn 584     
Date:   Jun 30, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Ramon Gracie (ranked 75 p4p, 14 weight class) and Oliver Hedman Karlsson (ranked 155 p4p, 28 weight class). Gracie kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Jiu Jitsu: Vai Finaliza!. I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

180 cm
31
180 lbs
26 - 7 - 0
178 cm
29
180 lbs
20 - 10 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
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 26 wins, 7 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 20 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Oliver Hedman Karlsson!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Paul Tew and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gracie bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

Gracie shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Gracie wants to control from the top but Hedman Karlsson keeps moving.
Gracie trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Hedman Karlsson is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Gracie stays in close to Hedman Karlsson's body and controls the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Hedman Karlsson looking for a guillotine here but Gracie defends easily.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gracie wants to control from the top but Hedman Karlsson keeps moving.

Hedman Karlsson has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Gracie can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
We've been hearing that Gracie has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.
Hedman Karlsson keeping moving, preventing Gracie from controlling successfully.
Gracie stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Hedman Karlsson swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Gracie pushing down on Hedman Karlsson's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Gracie trying to control the action but Hedman Karlsson is working from the bottom.
Hedman Karlsson taking some punishment here, with Gracie in his half guard.
Hedman Karlsson is looking for a sweep. Gracie is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Gracie lands a nice short elbow.

Gracie seems to be working for a kimura but Hedman Karlsson defends the submission attempt.
Hedman Karlsson tries to roll over but Gracie keeps him under control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gracie trying to control from Hedman Karlsson's half guard. Hedman Karlsson has other ideas though and has regained full guard.
Gracie pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Hedman Karlsson is keeping the position for now.
Hedman Karlsson looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Gracie puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Hedman Karlsson slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Gracie with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Gracie is stalling in the full guard.
Gracie lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Hedman Karlsson is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Gracie wants to pass the guard but Hedman Karlsson is keeping the position.
Gracie working some strikes from top position.
Hedman Karlsson can't keep his opponent in guard - Gracie advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Hedman Karlsson is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Gracie scores with a couple of nice shots.
Hedman Karlsson moves into full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Gracie forces Hedman Karlsson back against the cage and clinches.

Hedman Karlsson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Hedman Karlsson misses with a looping left.
Hedman Karlsson checks the leg kick.
Hedman Karlsson lands a jab to the nose.

Gracie shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Gracie was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Gracie lands some shots froms side control.
Gracie looking to control but instead Hedman Karlsson has slipped a leg in, to regain half guard.
Gracie seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Gracie works his way into full mount!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gracie landing strikes, looking to finish!
Hedman Karlsson is trying desperately to improve position.
Gracie is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Hedman Karlsson can't stay in a position like this for much longer.
Hedman Karlsson looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
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 with shots to the head and body - Hedman Karlsson looks very uncomfortable down there.
Hedman Karlsson is trying desperately to improve position.
Gracie controlling the pace for now.
Gracie raining down shots from the mount!
Ramon Gracie overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gracie is in the full mount, landing strikes.
Hedman Karlsson tries to reverse the position but Gracie maintains control.
Hedman Karlsson bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Gracie looking for a guillotine here but Hedman Karlsson defends easily.
Gracie controls Hedman Karlsson momentarily but Hedman Karlsson frees himself.

Gracie throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Hedman Karlsson decides to stand up and beckons his opponent to follow.
Hedman Karlsson works Gracie's body with a nice hook.
Gracie fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Hedman Karlsson scores with the left hand. Gracie knows he should have avoided that one.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gracie fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Hedman Karlsson has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Hedman Karlsson misses the shot to the body.
Gracie appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Gracie lands a glancing blow to the side of Hedman Karlsson's head.
A low kick from Gracie is predictable there
and Gracie takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Hedman Karlsson misses with a lunging right hand

and Gracie counters with a nice double leg into side control. Hedman Karlsson won't be happy with that.
Hedman Karlsson tries to wriggle free to get back to his feet but he's given up his back! Oops.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gracie punishes Hedman Karlsson with strikes from the back mount.
Gracie is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Hedman Karlsson can do to turn this around?
Gracie slows the pace down here. Having a little breather whilst he's in a dominant position, looking to rest and regain some energy, ready to go for the finish.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ramon Gracie dominated that second 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. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Hedman Karlsson smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Hedman Karlsson moves forwards but Gracie connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Hedman Karlsson lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Gracie is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Hedman Karlsson walks into a left hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gracie avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hedman Karlsson avoids the body shot from Gracie.
Gracie ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gracie changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hedman Karlsson looks to score with a jab to the body but Gracie is just out of range.
Hedman Karlsson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Nice defenses there by Gracie.

Gracie darts in and clinches Hedman Karlsson up against the cage.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Gracie stalling in the clinch.
Hedman Karlsson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gracie backwards.
Gracie has Hedman Karlsson pressed against the cage, preventing Hedman Karlsson from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Hedman Karlsson scores with a shot to the side of Gracie's head.
Gracie tries for a takedown. No joy.
Hedman Karlsson blocks an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gracie.

Hedman Karlsson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
A telegraphed right hand from Hedman Karlsson misses the target.
Gracie misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Hedman Karlsson counters with a nice body shot.
Oliver Hedman Karlsson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gracie slips a jab from Hedman Karlsson.
Nice straight punches there by Hedman Karlsson. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Hedman Karlsson.

It looks like Ramon Gracie has been cut.
A chopping leg kick lands by Gracie.
Hedman Karlsson throws a series of punches but Gracie moves out of range.
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!
The fight stays on the outside here - Gracie looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
A jab from Hedman Karlsson misses.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Gracie.
Hedman Karlsson looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Gracie keeps Hedman Karlsson at a distance using the push kick.
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 uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Hedman Karlsson.
A clash of legs there as Hedman Karlsson blocks the low kick.
Oliver Hedman Karlsson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Hedman Karlsson misses with an uppercut. Gracie saw that one coming.
Gracie displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hedman Karlsson throws out the jab.
Gracie drops down looking for a counter takedown but Hedman Karlsson sprawls and moves away.
Hedman Karlsson misses with a wild body shot.
Gracie tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hedman Karlsson was well out of range. Poor timing from Gracie.

Gracie has managed to clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Hedman Karlsson fails to land.
Hedman Karlsson lands an elbow that stopped Gracie in his tracks for a moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hedman Karlsson looks to throw an elbow but misses.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Hedman Karlsson.
Gracie goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A right hook to the body lands for Hedman Karlsson.
Hedman Karlsson misses with a body punch.
Gracie avoiding damage as Hedman Karlsson throws knees to the body.
Hedman Karlsson looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Hedman Karlsson wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.

Hedman Karlsson breaks from the clinch.
Hedman Karlsson throws a looping overhand right but Gracie ducks down to avoid it.
Hedman Karlsson works the jab nicely.
Gracie misses with an uppercut
and Hedman Karlsson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hedman Karlsson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

And that's the end of the fight!
Oliver Hedman Karlsson comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Gracie 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 Donald Grub scores the fight 29:28
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 29:28
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 29:28

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

Our winner, Ramon Gracie, 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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RATING
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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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RATING
36%

 

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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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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FIGHT
RATING
36%

 

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

Conviction
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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

Aspire Clothing
Sully's Bar & Grill

KOMBAT KLOTHING



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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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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