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Event: IFC Wednesday Night Fights #6     
Date:   Jul 26, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jamel Moore and Freddie Stokes. Chooooooooon! I think Moore might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Guerilla Black feat. Beenie Man - Compton. Stokes has chosen Never Scared by Whole Wheat Bread as his entrance music. Freddie Stokes will no doubt be trying to keep this one on the feet, where he has a distinct advantage.

192 cm
25
207 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
190 cm
25
215 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Very quick
BJJ White Belt
Decent boxing
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Jamel Moore!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Freddie Stokes!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Franklin, Peter Branson and Winston Alpacca.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Stokes throws a jab but it's blocked by Moore.
Stokes throws a big shot that misses.
Stokes lands a jab to Moore's midsection.
Stokes slips under a jab from Moore.

Moore darts in and clinches Stokes up against the cage.
Moore misses with a hook from the clinch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Moore.
A head punch on the inside from Moore fails to land.
Stokes can't find room to land a body shot as Moore controls the action.
Moore misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Stokes.
Stokes fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Moore.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Moore blocks a body shot from Stokes.
Moore tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Stokes tries to work over Moore's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A body shot lands from Moore.
Moore struggles to land a body shot inside as Stokes controls his hands.
Stokes throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Moore blocks it with crossed arms.
Moore goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Moore scores with a shoulder strike.
Moore definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Moore lands a shoulder strike.

It looks like Freddie Stokes has been cut.
Moore blocks an uppercut.
Stokes blocking some punches.
Stokes misses with the head strike.
Moore misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Moore doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Moore throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Moore.
Nice body punch from Moore.
Stokes misses with an elbow strike.
A hook to the body from Moore.
Stokes is trying to maintain a safe position but Moore gets an underhook and turns Stokes into the cage.
Moore blocks the elbow strike.
Stokes has had enough of the clinch but Moore keeps him there for the moment.
Stokes prevents a body shot from Moore.
Stokes tries a knee to the head but Moore blocks it.
Moore blocks an elbow strike.
Stokes blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Moore goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Moore goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stokes blocking some punches.
Stokes blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A right hook to the body lands for Moore.
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!
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Moore creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Stokes trying to control the position but instead, Moore has worked for underhooks and has pushed Stokes into the cage.
A right handed body shot lands from Moore.
Stokes looks winded!
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Moore.
A head punch on the inside from Moore fails to land.
Moore misses with a hook from the clinch.
Moore goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A hook to the body from Moore.
Stokes throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Moore lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Stokes swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Stokes has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Moore swings wildly with an uppercut but Stokes uses good head movement to avoid it.
Stokes blocks an uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Moore swings wildly with an uppercut but Stokes uses good head movement to avoid it.
Stokes is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Moore is keeping busy.
Moore misses with some punches.
Stokes lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Moore misses with some punches.
Moore tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Stokes's elbow.
Moore misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Stokes.
Moore misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Stokes throws a knee to the head but misses.
Moore working aggressively here.
Stokes prevents a body shot from Moore.
Moore tries a body shot but Stokes blocks it.
Stokes misses with an elbow over the top.
Moore tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Moore working aggressively here.
Moore struggles to land a body shot inside as Stokes controls his hands.
Moore misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Moore tries to throw a body punch but Stokes avoids it by throwing Moore back against the cage.
Moore misses with some punches.
Stokes blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Stokes's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Moore swings wildly with an uppercut but Stokes uses good head movement to avoid it.
Moore blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Stokes misses with a hook from the clinch.
Moore dodges an elbow strike from Stokes.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Stokes just misses with a elbow thrown towards Moore's brow.
Moore lands with a light punch inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Stokes.
Moore swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Stokes working aggressively here.
Stokes misses with some punches.
Moore digs a right hand underneath Stokes's ribcage. Stokes let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Stokes missing with knees to the body.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Moore has a couple of punches blocked by Stokes.
Moore lands with a short shot to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jamel Moore dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Freddie Stokes'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.


A telegraphed right hand from Stokes misses the target.
Stokes fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Moore manages to avoid it.
Moore ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

Moore moves into range and clinches up with Stokes.
Moore tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Moore can't find room to land a body shot as Stokes controls the action.

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

Stokes takes the fight into the clinch.
Moore has a couple of punches blocked by Stokes.
Moore doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Moore blocks an uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Moore.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Moore misses with a body punch.
Stokes blocking some punches.
Moore misses with a body punch.
Moore scores with a shoulder strike.
Jamel Moore has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Stokes pushes off an throws an elbow but Moore leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Stokes misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Moore.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stokes slowing the pace effectively.
A head punch on the inside from Stokes fails to land.
Stokes blocking some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Moore.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Stokes.
Stokes pushes off an throws an elbow but Moore leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Moore creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Stokes blocks a body shot from Moore.
Stokes prevents a body shot from Moore.
Moore throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Stokess head.
Stokes looking to stall.
A short uppercut from Moore.
Moore throws a punch but it's blocked by Stokes.
A shot in the inside from Moore.
With the fighters up against the cage, Stokes throws an elbow but misses.
Moore misses with a punch on the inside.
Moore misses with a punch on the inside.
Stokes misses with a punch to the body.
Moore can't find room to land a body shot as Stokes controls the action.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stokes tries to break free but Moore pushes him back against the cage.
Stokes prevents a body shot from Moore.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Moore.
Moore tries to throw a body punch but Stokes avoids it by throwing Moore back against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Stokes.
Stokes misses with a punch on the inside.
Stokes wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Moore has him pressed against the cage.
Stokes blocks a punch to the side of the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Moore working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Moore is working Stokes over against the cage.
Moore lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Moore tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Stokes blocks a body shot from Moore.
Stokes trying to stall but Moore improves his position.
Stokes tries to work over Moore's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Stokes goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Moore misses with a hook to the ribs.
Stokes looking to slow down the pace here.
Moore tries to throw a body punch but Stokes avoids it by throwing Moore back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stokes trying to control the position but instead, Moore has worked for underhooks and has pushed Stokes into the cage.
Moore tries to throw a body punch but Stokes avoids it by throwing Moore back against the cage.
Moore blocking some punches.
Stokes misses with a short punch on the inside.
Stokes misses with a short punch on the inside.
Still in the clinch, Moore scores with a nice short uppercut.
Moore blocks an elbow strike.
Moore blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
With the fighters up against the cage, Stokes throws an elbow but misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Stokes.
Moore tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Moore.
Stokes lands a body punch in the clinch.
Stokes looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Moore dodges an elbow strike from Stokes.
Moore blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Moore misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stokes misses with a punch on the inside.
Moore fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Moore blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Stokes doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Moore misses with a short punch on the inside.
Stokes pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Moore throws a punch but it's blocked by Stokes.
Stokes misses with a hook from the clinch.
Moore tries a body shot but Stokes blocks it.
Stokes misses with a body punch.
Moore blocks an elbow strike from Stokes.
Stokes tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Moore avoids it.
Moore misses with the head strike.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Stokes misses with an elbow over the top.
Stokes dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Stokes misses with an elbow strike.
Moore tries a body shot but Stokes blocks it.
Moore is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Stokes can do to turn this around?
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Moore as Stokes tries to tie him up.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jamel Moore dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Freddie Stokes's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Moore moves away from the strike by Stokes.

Stokes tries to keep at a distance but Moore has taken the fight into the clinch.
Moore tries a body shot but Stokes blocks it.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Stokes.
Stokes struggles to land a body shot inside as Moore controls his hands.
Moore can't find room to land a body shot as Stokes controls the action.
Moore lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Stokes.
A short right from Moore on the inside.
Stokes misses with a punch on the inside.
Moore dodges an elbow strike from Stokes.
Stokes pushes off an throws an elbow but Moore leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Moore scores with a shot to the side of Stokes's head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stokes blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Moore lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Stokes backwards.
Moore misses with a hook from the clinch.
Stokes misses with an elbow over the top.
Stokes blocking some punches.
Moore throws a punch but it's blocked by Stokes.
Stokes wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Moore fails to land.
Stokes blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Stokes throws a knee to the head but misses.
A right hook to the body lands for Moore.
Stokes takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Stokes can't find room to land a body shot as Moore controls the action.
A left hand lands to the body for Moore.
Moore lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A head punch on the inside from Moore fails to land.
Stokes blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Moore tries to throw a body punch but Stokes avoids it by throwing Moore back against the cage.
Moore misses with a hook to the ribs.
Moore can't find room to land a body shot as Stokes controls the action.
Moore lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Stokes backwards.
A right handed body shot lands from Moore.
Moore lands a nice shot to the body.
Moore working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Moore lands with a right to the head.
Moore lands a body shot in the clinch.
Moore misses with a punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Moore lands an uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Moore doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Moore working aggressively here.
Moore lands with a short shot to the head.
Stokes has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Stokes looking to slow down the pace here.
Moore can't find room to land a body shot as Stokes controls the action.
Stokes blocking some punches.
Moore scores with a shoulder strike.
Moore lands with a right to the head.
Moore blocks the elbow strike.
Moore lands a nice shot to the body.
Stokes blocks a body shot from Moore.
Moore swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Moore swings wildly with an uppercut but Stokes uses good head movement to avoid it.
Stokes prevents a body shot from Moore.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stokes tries to stall but Moore uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Moore lands on the inside with an uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Stokes.
Moore scores with a nice hook to the head.
Stokes swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Moore misses with a short punch on the inside.
Stokes tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Stokes trying to control the position but instead, Moore has worked for underhooks and has pushed Stokes into the cage.
Stokes looking to slow down the pace here.
Moore blocking some punches.
Stokes pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Moore dodges an elbow strike from Stokes.
A short right from Moore.
Moore tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A nice right hand lands inside from Moore.
Moore lands a nice shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Moore tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Stokes prevents a body shot from Moore.
Moore has a couple of punches blocked by Stokes.
Moore blocking some punches.
A shot in the inside from Moore.
Moore misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch on the inside from Moore fails to land.
Moore lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Stokes backwards.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Moore blocking some punches.
Moore tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Stokes's elbow.
Stokes fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Stokes will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Moore up against the cage.
Moore misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Stokes blocking some punches.
Freddie Stokes has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Stokes doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Moore.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight 30:27
Judge Peter Branson scores the fight 30:27
Judge Winston Alpacca scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jamel Moore!

Jamel Moore thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: Bushido 62: Wright vs. Baals     
Date:   Jul 22, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Koh Ibu and Jalaluddin Aziz. Aziz is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Dalshar Project - Afghan Rastaman. Jalaluddin Aziz is staring across the ring at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

175 cm
23
159 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
177 cm
23
158 lbs
11 - 2 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Koh Ibu!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jalaluddin Aziz!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Fujiwara, Taro Takaoka and Yukihiro Shimada.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A good leg kick by Ibu.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Aziz is defended easily by Ibu.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Aziz has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Aziz takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Ibu cracks the inside of Aziz's front leg.
Aziz misses with a body shot.
Ibu takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Aziz jabs Ibu to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Ibu takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Ibu is looking to slow Aziz down with leg kicks.
Ibu looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Aziz chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Ibu can pounce on him.
Aziz checks a leg kick.
Koh Ibu is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ibu tries to score with a low kick but Aziz moves his leg out of the way.
Aziz throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Ibu counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Ibu throws a body kick that misses.
Ibu wants to slow Aziz down by chopping away at his legs.
Ibu throws a half hearted mid kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Ibu.
Aziz moves out of range as Ibu throws a body kick.
Aziz is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Ibu feints and then cracks Aziz's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Aziz down.
Aziz throws a looping overhand right but Ibu ducks down to avoid it.
A lazy body kick from Ibu

and Aziz decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Ibu's guard.
Ibu pulls Aziz in close to his closed guard and prevents Aziz from doing any damage or advancing position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ibu keeping moving, preventing Aziz from controlling successfully.

Aziz drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Aziz jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.

Aziz 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.
Ibu pulls Aziz in close to prevent any damage.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.
Aziz slips nicely into half guard.
Ibu wants to control but Aziz is keeping busy.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Aziz is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ibu makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Ibu.
Ibu has control of Aziz's left arm, preventing Aziz from doing any damage.
Aziz trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Ibu controlling the position.
Ibu is trying to control the position but Aziz postures up.
Ibu trying to control the position here.
Aziz with a flurry of punches that miss.

Aziz drops back looking for a leg! Ibu is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Ibu manages to kick Aziz off! Aziz jumps back into Ibu's guard.

Aziz drops back looking for a leg! Ibu is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Ibu manages to kick Aziz off! Aziz jumps back into Ibu's guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Aziz is fighting to break Ibu's control of his arms but Ibu is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Ibu is looking to chop away at Aziz's legs.
Aziz has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Ibu.
Aziz staying out of range there.
And Aziz tries to counter it with a takedown but Ibu pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Aziz misses with a left hand
and Ibu counters with a body kick that stops Aziz in his tracks momentarily.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ibu throws the kick towards the body but Aziz avoids it.
Koh Ibu seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Aziz lands a jab to Ibu's midsection.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Aziz checks a leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A kick lands to the mid section there for Ibu.
Ibu fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Aziz.
Good work by Aziz as he checks the leg kick.
Aziz's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Ibu throws a push kick but Aziz slaps the foot to one side.
Ibu is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Aziz can do to turn this around?
Ibu misses with a body kick.
Ibu throws the left hand but Aziz avoids the punch easily.
Aziz is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Ibu fails with an attempt to clinch.
Aziz misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ibu tries to clinch but Aziz is having none of it.
Aziz with the counter takedown but Ibu avoids it easily.
Ibu misses with a body kick.
Ibu pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Aziz checks a low kick from Ibu.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ibu thows a body kick. Aziz tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Aziz moves out of range as Ibu strikes.
Aziz circles away from the clinch attempt.
Ibu scores with a leg kick.
Aziz swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ibu half committed to a counter leg kick.
Ibu looks for the body kick but Aziz saw that one coming.
Ibu throws a push kick but Aziz slaps the foot to one side.
Ibu buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Ibu tries a low kick but Aziz avoids it.
Aziz with the counter takedown but Ibu avoids it easily.
Ibu lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ibu throws out a leg kick but Aziz moves out of range and Ibu only half commits.
Ibu tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aziz misses with a body shot.
Aziz lands with a right hand.
Ibu throws a low kick but it's checked well by Aziz.
Aziz feints the counter takedown.
Ibu is looking to score with low kicks.
Aziz is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Ibu scores with a nice strike.
Ibu comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Aziz keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Aziz. Ibu does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ibu swings for the body but Aziz moves out of range.
Koh Ibu is winning the standup battle so far.
Ibu looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ibu misses the shot to the body.
Aziz drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Ibu defends it well.

Ibu rushes Aziz and presses him up against the ropes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A right hand to the body from Ibu.
Ibu prevents a body shot from Aziz.
Ibu scores with a shoulder strike.
Aziz has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Ibu avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
Ibu fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Aziz breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Ibu explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Aziz lands with a straight right. Ibu didn't see that one coming.
Ibu tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Aziz is able to avoid easily.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ibu.
Ibu does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Aziz keeps the fight on the outside.
Aziz tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Aziz shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Ibu as he avoids it easily.
Ibu tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Aziz manages to circle out of the way.
Koh Ibu has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jalaluddin Aziz.
Aziz jabs at Ibu's body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ibu connects with a single shot there.
Ibu with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Aziz throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ibu sees it coming and avoids it easily.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ibu throws the kick towards the body but Aziz avoids it.
Ibu connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ibu scores with a nice right hand.
Aziz moves out of range as Ibu throws a body kick.
Aziz is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Ibu misses with a kick to the body.
Ibu thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ibu misses with a hook.
Ibu throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Ibu explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ibu throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Ibu throws out a leg kick but Aziz moves out of range and Ibu only half commits.
Ibu uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Aziz.
Ibu attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Aziz looks to land a combination but Ibu avoids it well.
Aziz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ibu moves away.
Aziz fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ibu throws a half hearted mid kick.
Ibu throws a leg kick which misses Aziz's front leg but catches the back leg as Aziz tries to avoid it.
Ibu turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Aziz blocks the body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A slow jab from Aziz misses its intended target.
Ibu tried to score with a low kick but Aziz checks it.
Good work by Aziz as he checks the leg kick.
Ibu throws a chopping leg kick but Aziz manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Ibu uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Aziz.
Ibu is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Aziz.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ibu.
Ibu will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Aziz moves out of range as Ibu throws a body kick.
Ibu throws a sloppy head kick and Aziz moves out of range easily.
Aziz feints the counter takedown.
Ibu throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
A left lands for Aziz.
An inside leg kick from Ibu misses.
Aziz has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Ibu.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A low kick from Ibu misses

and Aziz counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Ibu seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Aziz tries to free his leg and advance position but Ibu is retaining full guard.
Ibu is trying to keep Aziz in close.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Ibu pulls Aziz in close to his closed guard and prevents Aziz from doing any damage or advancing position.
Aziz looking to pass the guard.
Ibu trying to control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Aziz drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Aziz jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Ibu is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Ibu 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.
Ibu walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Aziz takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Ibu connects with a looping right hand.
Ibu connects with an inside leg kick.
Ibu throws a head kick that misses.
Aziz drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Ibu defends it well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ibu walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Aziz checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Aziz feints the counter takedown.
A low kick from Ibu misses

and Aziz counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Ibu is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Ibu is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Aziz trying to control the position from guard on top but Ibu is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Aziz pushing down on Ibu's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Aziz trying to mount his opponent but Ibu defends it.
Ibu wants to control but Aziz is keeping busy.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ibu preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ibu is not content to let Aziz control the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Jalaluddin Aziz just about did enough to take it.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Aziz throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
A nice inside leg kick there by Ibu. That's going to slow Aziz down.
Ibu throws a body shot but no joy.
Aziz drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Ibu defends it well.
Aziz looks to land a right hand but Ibu moved out of range.
Ibu connects with the punch.
Ibu looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Ibu scores with a kick to the body.
Ibu throws a leg kick that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ibu throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Aziz drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Ibu defends it well.
Nice sprawl there from Ibu as Aziz shoots in.
Ibu throws a half hearted mid kick.
Ibu thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Aziz if he has to take too many more of those.

That's one minute gone in the round.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Aziz crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Ibu - the referee stops the clock and Aziz gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Ibu. Aziz manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Good work by Aziz as he checks the leg kick.
Aziz drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Ibu defends it well.
Ibu throws the kick towards the body but Aziz avoids it.
Ibu walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Aziz checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Aziz tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.

Ibu moves into the clinch.
Ibu tries to work over Aziz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Aziz goes for a takedown in the clinch but Ibu prevents it.
Aziz goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ibu is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Koh Ibu has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jalaluddin Aziz.
Ibu lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Aziz or not.
Ibu struggles to land a body shot inside as Aziz controls his hands.
Ibu misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ibu misses with a body punch.
Aziz looking for a takedown.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ibu trying to control the position but instead, Aziz has worked for underhooks and has pushed Ibu into the ropes.
A right hand to the body from Ibu.
Ibu swings wildly with an uppercut but Aziz uses good head movement to avoid it.
A battle for position here, against the ropes.
Aziz struggles to land a body shot inside as Ibu controls his hands.
Aziz working aggressively here.
A shot in the inside from Ibu.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Ibu lands a nice uppercut.
Aziz misses with a punch to the body.
Ibu blocking some punches.
Aziz throws a punch but it's blocked by Ibu.
Aziz wants a takedown.
Ibu taking a breather.
Ibu gets underhooks to prevent Aziz's takedown attempt.
Ibu is working Aziz over against the ropes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aziz is looking for a takedown up against the ropes. Ibu gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Aziz is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Aziz tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Ibu smiles and moves away.
Ibu misses with a low kick as Aziz jumps back.
A chopping leg kick lands by Ibu.
Ibu works the jab nicely.
Aziz checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Ibu throws a body kick despite being completely out of range

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

Ibu wriggles free and stands up.
Aziz takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Aziz misses with a takedown attempt - Ibu sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Aziz takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Ibu throws a quick inside leg kick.
Ibu throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Ibu takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Ibu thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Aziz if he has to take too many more of those.
Ibu looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Aziz checks the leg kick nicely there.
Ibu throws a half hearted mid kick.
Aziz with the counter takedown but Ibu avoids it easily.
Ibu looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Aziz staying out of range there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Koh Ibu had his way with Jalaluddin Aziz in that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Ibu tries a low kick but Aziz avoids it.
Aziz ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Ibu goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
A solid body kick from Ibu.
Aziz shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Ibu as he jumps to the side.
Ibu connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ibu chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Aziz misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Ibu thinks about countering with a body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ibu throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Aziz changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Ibu tries to clinch up against the ropes, rushing in to close the distance. Aziz manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Aziz changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Aziz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ibu.
Ibu tries to clinch up.
And Aziz tries to counter it with a takedown but Ibu pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Good leg kick by Ibu there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Ibu throws a nice inside leg kick.
Ibu wants to land a leg kick but Aziz is out of range.
Aziz defending well as Ibu loads up on a big left hand.
A bone on bone clash there as Aziz blocks the leg kick.
Ibu throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Ibu takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Jalaluddin Aziz has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aziz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ibu.
Ibu slips under a jab.
Aziz steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Ibu. That one must have hurt.
Aziz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ibu cracks the inside of Aziz's front leg.
Aziz moves forwards but Ibu connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Aziz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ibu.
That kick from Ibu tenderised Aziz's leg. Aziz is trying to keep his angry face on.
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!
Ibu tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Ibu throws a nice outside leg kick.
Ibu pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ibu connects with a solid leg kick.
Ibu lands with a right hand.
Aziz with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Ibu to score with a decent uppercut.

Aziz tries to keep at a distance but Ibu has taken the fight into the clinch.
Ibu stalling.
Koh Ibu is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Aziz lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Ibu backwards.
Ibu presses Aziz against the ropes and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Aziz lands a nice uppercut.
Aziz misses with a punch on the inside.
Aziz misses with some punches.
Aziz goes for a takedown attempt but Ibu pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Koh Ibu has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jalaluddin Aziz.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ibu scores with a kick to the midsection.
Aziz throws a lazy right hand but Ibu sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ibu throws a nice outside leg kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Ibu.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Aziz lands with a right hand.
Ibu moves out of range of the strikes.
Ibu is looking to counter the offense by Aziz and move into the clinch.
Nice jab there from Aziz.

It looks like Koh Ibu has been cut.
Ibu scoring well with a low kick there.
Aziz fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ibu manages to avoid it.

And that's the end of the fight!
Koh Ibu showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Ibu 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 Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight for Koh Ibu!
Judge Taro Takaoka scores the fight for Koh Ibu!
Judge Yukihiro Shimada scores the fight for Koh Ibu!

Koh Ibu wins by unanimous decision!

Koh Ibu retains his lightweight title!
An out of breath and clearly excited Koh Ibu thanked RAGS of a RONIN for their help and support (and free stuff they sent him).
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Event: KOFC 57 - Murphy vs Bylund     
Date:   Jul 22, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kennet Janssen and Jaheim Reid. Reid has chosen Sizzla - Taking Over as his entrance music. I'm sure you'll be fascinated to know that I was talking to some pointless Z list celebrity before the fight and he thought that Jaheim Reid was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

186 cm
21
189 lbs
6 - 4 - 0
191 cm
21
187 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Kennet Janssen!
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 Las Vegas, Jaheim Reid!
The judges for this bout are Stewart Dunkirk, Robert Twigg and Frank Dennis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Reid swings for the body but Janssen moves out of range.
Reid with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
A good leg kick by Reid.
Reid buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Reid. That's going to slow Janssen down.
Janssen throws a series of punches but Reid moves out of range.
Reid scores with a punch to the head.
Reid lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Reid keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Reid lands a glancing blow to the side of Janssen's head.

It looks like Kennet Janssen has been cut.
Reid lands a glancing blow to the side of Janssen's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reid punishes Janssen's body with a nice straight punch.
Reid tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Reid dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Janssen. That did some damage!
Janssen drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
A head kick misses from Janssen.
Reid lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Janssen at a distance.
Reid misses with a low kick.
Janssen seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Janssen misses with a takedown attempt
and Reid counters with a low kick, right behind Janssen 's knee.
Reid swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Reid.
Reid looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Reid misses with a wild body shot.
Reid fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Janssen checks it well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reid misses with a leg kick.
Janssen takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Janssen takes one on the button.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Reid scores with a jab to the head.
Janssen checks the leg kick.
Janssen pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Janssen misses with a two punch combination.
Janssen throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Reid makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Reid catches Janssen with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Jab from Reid.
Reid is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Janssen had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Reid misses with a hook.
Janssen has his takedown stuffed
and Reid cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Kennet Janssen. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Janssen takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Reid.
Reid missing with a left hand there. Janssen was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Reid misses the shot to the body.
Janssen went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Reid throws a wild body kick that Janssen sees coming a mile off.
Janssen takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Reid.
Jaheim Reid seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Reid connects with a body shot.
Janssen tries to clinch up but Reid circles away and keeps his distance.
Reid misses with a hook. Janssen ducked under it nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reid wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Janssen gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Reid scores with a jab to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Reid wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Janssen misses with a head kick.
Reid pushes Janssen away with a front kick.
Reid fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Janssen on the side of the head.
Reid just misses with a punch to the body.
Janssen thinks about countering with a head kick.
Janssen checks a leg kick nicely.
Reid turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Janssen.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jaheim Reid dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Kennet Janssen'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.


Reid digs a good body shot into Janssen's ribs.
Reid is looking to land body kicks.
Janssen shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Reid as he avoids it easily.
Janssen avoids a kick to the body.
Reid lands with a kick to the ribs.
Reid cracks Janssen with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
A jab from Reid misses.
Janssen swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Reid misses with a low kick as Janssen jumps back.
Janssen is looking for a counter combo.
Reid blocks a head kick by Janssen.
Janssen's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Janssen duly obliges.

It looks like Jaheim Reid has been cut.
Janssen on the wrong end of a nice hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Janssen throws a head kick that misses.
Reid only half commits to the counter leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Reid. That's going to slow Janssen down.
Kennet Janssen is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Reid uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Janssen.
Reid looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Reid fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

Janssen drives through with a takedown into guard.
Reid avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Reid is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Let's hope that Reid has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
Reid is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.


That's two minutes gone in the round.
Janssen regains full guard. Nicely done.
Reid controlling from the top position.
Janssen looking to hit a scissor sweep but Reid is one step ahead there.
Reid slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Janssen will have to put a bit more behind his punches if he's going to do any damage from this position.
Janssen thows some rabbit punches from the bottom but they don't do any damage.
Reid must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Janssen can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Reid controls the pace.

Janssen looking for a guillotine here but Reid defends easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Reid pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Janssen is keeping the position for now.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Jaheim Reid seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Reid scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Reid lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Janssen.
Reid waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Janssen.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jaheim Reid 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.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. 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.


Reid throws an off balance right hand
and Janssen counters with a stiff right hand.
Donk. Reid catches Janssen right on the button with a cross.
Reid just misses with a punch to the body.
Reid throws a wild body kick that Janssen sees coming a mile off.
Janssen stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Reid.
Reid throws an overhand right that lands on Janssen's shoulder, as Janssen tries to avoid the shot.
Janssen moves away from the strike by Reid.
Reid throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Janssen sees it coming and avoids it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Janssen takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Reid fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Janssen checks it well.
Reid pushes Janssen away with a front kick.
Reid tries a low kick but Janssen avoids it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Janssen takes a jab right on the kisser.
Jab, jab by Reid - just one landing.
Reid has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Reid misses with a wild body shot.
Jaheim Reid is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Reid does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Janssen is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Reid connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Reid throws a low kick, looking for Janssen's leg but Janssen calmly moves out of range.
Janssen was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Janssen throws a hook but Reid blocks it.
Janssen fails with an attempt to clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reid swings and misses with a hook to the body.
As Reid looks to move away, Janssen throws a big counter combo but Reid just gets out of the way.
Reid is looking to slow Janssen down with leg kicks.
Janssen looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.

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

Janssen is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Reid has managed to free his arm - good work.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Janssen trying to work for an americana but Reid has managed to regain full guard.
Kennet Janssen has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Reid has Janssen pulled in close to control his posture.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Janssen trying to control but Reid is working from the bottom.
Janssen working some strikes from top position.
Reid looking to hit a scissor sweep but Janssen is one step ahead there.
Janssen postures up in Reid's guard and throws a big left but Reid blocks it.
Janssen throws a big elbow that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Reid utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Janssen is looking to work some ground and pound but Reid has wrist control.
Reid seems keen to control Janssen's posture.
Janssen tries to free his leg and advance position but Reid is retaining full guard.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Reid moves away from the strike by Janssen.
Janssen throws a low kick but Reid avoids it.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
An inside leg kick lands from Reid.
Reid fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Janssen has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Reid fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Janssen looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Stewart Dunkirk scores the fight 26:30
Judge Robert Twigg scores the fight 26:30
Judge Frank Dennis scores the fight 26:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jaheim Reid!

A very excited looking Jaheim Reid 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: DFC 62: Lobtov Vs McDonnell     
Date:   Jul 21, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Aaron McGinnis and John Nordquist. McGinnis comes to the cage accompanied by Star.One - Original Badman Feat. Takura & Assassin. John Nordquist told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

179 cm
23
148 lbs
10 - 0 - 0
170 cm
22
148 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Aaron McGinnis!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, John Nordquist!
The judges for this bout are Topper Green, Ben Hemmingworth and Darius Henderson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nordquist misses with a double jab
and McGinnis counters with a stiff right hand.
A jab from McGinnis misses.
A jab from Nordquist misses.
Nordquist wants to clinch.
McGinnis connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Nordquist momentarily.
McGinnis throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Nordquist stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Nordquist tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but McGinnis was well out of range. Poor timing from Nordquist.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGinnis lets loose with a powerful body kick. Nordquist will feel that in the morning.
McGinnis dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Nordquist. That did some damage!
McGinnis defending well as Nordquist loads up on a big left hand.
McGinnis circles away from the clinch attempt
and McGinnis counters with a stiff right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McGinnis lands a front kick.
Nordquist bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
McGinnis does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Nordquist with the counter takedown but McGinnis avoids it easily.
Nordquist moves out of range of the leg kick from McGinnis.
Nordquist feints the counter takedown.
Nordquist staying out of range there.
McGinnis throws a hook but Nordquist avoids it easily.
McGinnis looks to land a right hand but Nordquist moved out of range.
McGinnis moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
McGinnis connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
A good leg kick by McGinnis.
Nordquist misses with a shot to the body
and McGinnis counters with a nice uppercut.

Nordquist is rocked!
McGinnis fakes a right and follows up with a big left that drops Nordquist to one knee - oooooh, he's wobbly! Nordquist looks to clinch but McGinnis throws him off and pummels him into the canvas! Nordquist taps out under the strikes! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:51 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Strikes). Aaron McGinnis!
Aaron McGinnis retains his featherweight title!
Our winner, Aaron McGinnis, 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: FFA 30: Del Rio vs Mills     
Date:   Jul 21, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ali Bagov and Izuagbe Ugoh. Ugoh comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Inner Circle - Bad Boys kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Izuagbe Ugoh has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

189 cm
19
215 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
191 cm
21
207 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Fast

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Ali Bagov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Izuagbe Ugoh!
The judges for this bout are Jorge Garcia, Lou da Vinci and John Roberts.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bagov closes the distance and clinches up with Ugoh, looking for a takedown. Bagov pushes Ugoh against the cage but Ugoh circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Bagov walks into a straight right hand from Ugoh.
Ugoh throws a low kick but it's checked well by Bagov.
A big right from Ugoh misses.
Bagov tries to counter with a takedown but Ugoh is quick to defend against it.
Ugoh thumps Bagov with a low kick.
Bagov shoots in and drives through. Ugoh sprawls well.
A lazy left from Ugoh finds it's target.
Ugoh connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Bagov uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ugoh.
Bagov appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.

Bagov manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Ugoh on his heels. He'll look to pass Ugoh's guard now, I'm sure.
Bagov wants to pass the guard but Ugoh is keeping the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ugoh keeping moving, preventing Bagov from controlling successfully.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ugoh working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Bagov.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bagov cracks Ugoh with a solid left hand.
Ugoh really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Bagov. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Bagov passes easily into side control. Nice work.

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

Bagov is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Ugoh is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
A lull in the action here as Bagov stalls from top position.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bagov trying to control the position but Ugoh is working away.
Bagov advances nicely into full mount.
Bagov wants to control the pace but Ugoh is squirming around nicely.
Ugoh is desperately trying to improve his position but Bagov has a good base and remains in mount.
Bagov wants to control the pace but Ugoh is squirming around nicely.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bagov controlling his opponent.
Bagov looking to finish with strikes here!

Bagov is looking to secure an arm. He's managed it! He's pivoting for an armbar - that looks tight! But Ugoh has managed to get out of it and now he's in a dominant position. Nice work from Ugoh!

Bagov throws his legs up looking for a submission but Ugoh uses it to pass to side control.
Bagov wants to control but Ugoh postures up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ugoh is looking to take a break and control but Bagov is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Bagov regains half guard.
Bagov trying to control but Ugoh postures up.
Bagov is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Ugoh is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Bagov looking for submissions off his back.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Bagov misses with a wild body shot.
A countering left hand to the body from Ugoh misses.
Bagov walks forward, straight into a front kick from Ugoh.
Bagov has his takedown stuffed
and Ugoh counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Bagov shoots in for a takedown but Ugoh shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Ugoh connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Donk. Ugoh catches Bagov right on the button with a cross.

It looks like Ali Bagov has been cut.

Bagov looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Ugoh!
Bagov scores with punches from side control.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ugoh tries to buck Bagov off but Bagov is having none of it.
Bagov is looking to take a break and control but Ugoh is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Ugoh is trying to escape the position but Bagov is controlling the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Bagov is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Ugoh is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Ugoh is trying to control Bagov's posture but Bagov avoids it.

Bagov is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Ugoh has escaped the position, nice work there.
Ugoh looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Ugoh is trying to escape the position but Bagov is controlling the position.

Bagov swings around for an armbar but Ugoh sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Bagov's guard.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Bagov looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Bagov is trying to control the position from the bottom.

Bagov looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Bagov trying to keep a closed guard but Ugoh is proving a slippery customer.
Ugoh is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Bagov looking for a guillotine here but Ugoh defends easily.

Bagov looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Ugoh's corner is telling him to maintain position.

Bagov is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Ugoh is aware though and is defending well.
Ugoh stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Bagov swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Ugoh not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Bagov lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.


Bagov thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.

Bagov drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Bagov jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Bagov looking to pass the guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Bagov passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Bagov connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Ugoh some visible discomfort.
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 Ali Bagov will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Ali Bagov's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Bagov takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

Bagov shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
The fighters are battling for position here. Ugoh manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Bagov throws a big right hand that misses.
Bagov trying to control the position from guard on top but Ugoh is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Bagov looking to pass the guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ugoh seems keen to control Bagov's posture.
Ugoh avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Ali Bagov overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bagov pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Ugoh is keeping the position for now.
Bagov pushing down on Ugoh's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Bagov is looking to advance position but Ugoh won't allow it.

Bagov is actively looking for submissions here but good counter grappling here from Ugoh as he works his way to full guard.
Bagov trying to control the position from guard on top but Ugoh is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Bagov postures up in Ugoh's guard and throws a big left but Ugoh blocks it.

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.
Bagov stays in close to Ugoh's body and controls the position.
Bagov trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

Bagov thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Bagov trying to control the position from guard on top but Ugoh is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Ugoh throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Ugoh keeps Bagov at a distance using the push kick.
Bagov takes one to the chin there.
Bagov stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Ugoh.
Bagov shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Ugoh as he jumps to the side.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bagov shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Ugoh but Ugoh pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Ugoh let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Ugoh displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Bagov.
Ugoh feints a counter leg kick.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ali Bagov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Bagov misses with a straight left.
Bagov shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Ugoh counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Ugoh bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Bagov shoots and misses
and Ugoh counters with a nice uppercut.
Ugoh scores with a jab to the body.
Ugoh uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Bagov.
Ugoh dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Bagov. That did some damage!
Ugoh scoring well with a low kick there.
Ugoh turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ugoh lands with an uppercut that bounces Bagov off the cage and back into range.
Ugoh keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A slapping body kick lands there for Ugoh.
Ugoh lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

Bagov is rocked!
Bagov tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Ugoh swivels and escapes.
Oh Bagov is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Bagov takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Bagov seems to have got his legs back now.
Izuagbe Ugoh is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Ugoh jabs Bagov right on the nose. Bagov blinks but takes it well.
Ugoh will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Ugoh thuds a left hand into Bagov's body.
Ugoh scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Bagov shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Ugoh sprawls well. Ugoh wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Bagov gets slowly back to his feet.

And that's the end of the fight!
Izuagbe Ugoh comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Ugoh 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 Jorge Garcia scores the fight 27:30
Judge Lou da Vinci scores the fight 28:29
Judge John Roberts scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Izuagbe Ugoh!

Izuagbe Ugoh decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: StrikeForce Union #69     
Date:   Jul 16, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Ramon Escobar Chavez and Lucas Basurto. Escobar Chavez's entrance music is Buena Vista Social Club - Hasta Siempre. A fine choice. Basurto has chosen Tapout - Birdman as his entrance music. This should be a great matchup!

179 cm
24
150 lbs
7 - 2 - 1
170 cm
24
150 lbs
6 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Powerful takedowns
Counter fighter
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ramon Escobar Chavez!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Lucas Basurto!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Chris Edwards and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Escobar Chavez throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Horrible takedown attempt by Basurto or perhaps it was just good defense by Escobar Chavez, which made it look bad.
Basurto 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.
Escobar Chavez fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Basurto checks it well.
Basurto looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Escobar Chavez lands a leg kick that knocks Basurto off balance momentarily.
A jab lands there for Escobar Chavez.
Basurto changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Escobar Chavez tries to avoid it but Basurto manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Escobar Chavez to the ground. Escobar Chavez escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Ramon Escobar Chavez has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Lucas Basurto.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez scores with a punch to the head.
Escobar Chavez connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Escobar Chavez slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Escobar Chavez misses the shot to the body.
That kick from Escobar Chavez tenderised Basurto's leg. Basurto is trying to keep his angry face on.
Escobar Chavez throws a lazy right hand but Basurto sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Escobar Chavez throws a good cross that connects.
Escobar Chavez misses with a hook.
Basurto is looking for the big counter here.
A slow jab from Escobar Chavez misses its intended target.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Basurto! But no joy.
Escobar Chavez connects with a solid leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez throws a low kick but Basurto avoids it.
Escobar Chavez connects with a solid leg kick.
Basurto on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Escobar Chavez throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Escobar Chavez looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Basurto closes the distance and clinches up with Escobar Chavez, looking for a takedown. Basurto pushes Escobar Chavez against the cage but Escobar Chavez circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Escobar Chavez swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Basurto with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Escobar Chavez to score with a decent uppercut.
The fighters circle momentarily. Escobar Chavez darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Escobar Chavez throws a leg kick that misses.
Basurto is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Escobar Chavez.
Basurto ducks under a wild hook from Escobar Chavez.
Basurto throws out a counter right but Escobar Chavez avoids it with no problem.
Escobar Chavez misses with a low kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
A little jabbing left from Basurto on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A shot to the liver by Escobar Chavez. Beautiful body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Escobar Chavez. Basurto does a little dance to reset his feet.
Escobar Chavez rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Basurto moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
And Basurto tries to counter it with a takedown but Escobar Chavez pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Escobar Chavez connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Escobar Chavez swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Basurto swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Escobar Chavez lands a nice leg kick that just misses Basurto's sensitive parts.
Basurto on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Jab from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Basurto was well out of range. Poor timing from Escobar Chavez.
Basurto throws out a counter right but Escobar Chavez avoids it with no problem.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Basurto blocks a leg kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Basurto! But no joy.
Escobar Chavez cracks Basurto with an open hand slap.
Ramon Escobar Chavez is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Escobar Chavez fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Basurto.
Basurto moves out of range as Escobar Chavez strikes.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Escobar Chavez sizes up Basurto with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Escobar Chavez thows a body kick. Basurto tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Basurto blocks a jab.
Basurto throws out a counter right but Escobar Chavez avoids it with no problem.
Nice defenses there by Basurto.
A punch lands to the side of Basurto 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Ramon Escobar Chavez seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Good leg kick by Escobar Chavez there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Escobar Chavez scores with a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Basurto darts in looking for a takedown but Escobar Chavez gets double underhooks and turns Basurto into the cage.
Escobar Chavez is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Escobar Chavez throws a right and a left that both miss.
Basurto looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Nice defenses there by Basurto.
Basurto appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Escobar Chavez lands a leg kick that knocks Basurto off balance momentarily.
Escobar Chavez is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Basurto can do to turn this around?
Escobar Chavez throws a leg kick which misses Basurto's front leg but catches the back leg as Basurto tries to avoid it.
Escobar Chavez tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Basurto was well out of range. Poor timing from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez moves into range and connects with a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Escobar Chavez fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Escobar Chavez thumps Basurto with a low kick.
Basurto steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Escobar Chavez.
A little jabbing left from Basurto on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A clash of legs there as Basurto blocks the low kick.
A little jabbing left from Basurto on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Basurto takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Basurto slips a jab from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez stuns Basurto with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Basurto is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Basurto ducks right into an uppercut from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Escobar Chavez ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Basurto moves away.
Basurto's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Escobar Chavez lands a jab to the nose.
Escobar Chavez jabs Basurto to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Basurto might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Escobar Chavez has got the better of the exchanges.
Basurto closes the distance and clinches up with Escobar Chavez, looking for a takedown. Basurto pushes Escobar Chavez against the cage but Escobar Chavez circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
A little feinted left hand from Escobar Chavez on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Basurto blocks a low kick nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Basurto takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Escobar Chavez throws a shot from downtown. Basurto moves away and avoids it.
Escobar Chavez thows a leg kick but Basurto checks it

so Basurto counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Basurto throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Escobar Chavez works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Escobar Chavez working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Basurto.
Escobar Chavez has Basurto pulled in close to control his posture.
Escobar Chavez 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.
Basurto loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Basurto throwing strikes but missing.
Escobar Chavez tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Basurto trying to control but Escobar Chavez is working from the bottom.
Escobar Chavez seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.

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

Basurto controls Escobar Chavez momentarily but Escobar Chavez frees himself.

Basurto throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Escobar Chavez escapes and throws Basurto's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Basurto struggling a bit here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Basurto tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Escobar Chavez wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Basurto wants to control but Escobar Chavez postures up.
Escobar Chavez staying calm.
Basurto is trying to control Escobar Chavez's posture but Escobar Chavez avoids it.
Basurto is trying to get back to half guard.
Basurto is trying to work for a sweep but Escobar Chavez has mounted him!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ramon Escobar Chavez dominated that second round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Escobar Chavez thuds a left hand into Basurto's body.
Escobar Chavez swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Escobar Chavez cracks Basurto with a good jab.
Nice body punch from Escobar Chavez.
A left lands for Escobar Chavez.
Basurto moves out of range as Escobar Chavez strikes.
Basurto tries for a takedown but Escobar Chavez circles away easily
enabling Escobar Chavez to counter with a crisp jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Escobar Chavez takes a swing at Basurto's ribcage but misses.
Escobar Chavez tries to score with a low kick but Basurto moves his leg out of the way.
Basurto looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Escobar Chavez scoring well with a low kick there.
Basurto fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Escobar Chavez is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Basurto.
Basurto appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Escobar Chavez tests Basurto's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Basurto is trying hard to land a takedown here. Escobar Chavez sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Escobar Chavez tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Basurto was well out of range. Poor timing from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Basurto was well out of range. Poor timing from Escobar Chavez.
Basurto blocks a jab.
Escobar Chavez just misses with a punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez thuds a left hand into Basurto's body.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Basurto.
Ramon Escobar Chavez has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Lucas Basurto.
Escobar Chavez misses with a lunging right hand
and Basurto counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Escobar Chavez fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Escobar Chavez throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
It seemed like Basurto was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Basurto has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
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!
Basurto takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Escobar Chavez getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Basurto steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez throws a lazy uppercut
and Basurto counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Escobar Chavez thinking.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Basurto.
Escobar Chavez connects with a leg kick. Basurto looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Escobar Chavez scores with a crisp jab that stopped Basurto in his tracks.
Escobar Chavez connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Escobar Chavez paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Escobar Chavez thumps Basurto with a low kick.
Some wild striking there from Escobar Chavez.
Basurto doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Basurto avoids a punch combination nicely.
Escobar Chavez lands a jab to the head.
Escobar Chavez throws a sloppy body shot
and Basurto counters with an inside leg kick.
Basurto takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Escobar Chavez keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Escobar Chavez scores with a jab to the jaw.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ramon Escobar Chavez clearly takes that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Escobar Chavez throws a low kick, looking for Basurto's leg but Basurto calmly moves out of range.
Basurto throws out a counter right but Escobar Chavez avoids it with no problem.
Basurto takes one on the button.
Basurto takes a jab right on the kisser.
Basurto closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Escobar Chavez misses with a shot to the body
and Basurto counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Escobar Chavez thumps Basurto with a low kick.
A good leg kick by Escobar Chavez.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Escobar Chavez misses with an uppercut.
A little jabbing left from Basurto on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Escobar Chavez feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Basurto's calf.
Escobar Chavez misses the shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A nice leg kick lands there from Escobar Chavez.
Basurto takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Escobar Chavez lands the left hand.
Escobar Chavez clobbers Basurto with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Escobar Chavez scores with a decent looking hook.
Escobar Chavez misses with a kick to the body.
Basurto shoots in looking for a takedown but Escobar Chavez manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Basurto's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Ramon Escobar Chavez is winning the standup battle so far.
Basurto slips under a jab.
Basurto has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Escobar Chavez.
Basurto tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez connects with a good right hand that stumbles Basurto. Basurto circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Escobar Chavez misses with a double jab.
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!
Escobar Chavez misses with a body shot.
Escobar Chavez misses with a wild body shot.
Basurto doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Escobar Chavez throws a looping overhand right but Basurto ducks down to avoid it.
Escobar Chavez fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Basurto checks it well.
Basurto throws out a counter right but Escobar Chavez avoids it with no problem.
Escobar Chavez lands a nice hook to Basurto's body. Basurto takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Basurto moves away from the strike by Escobar Chavez.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Escobar Chavez lands a head shot.
Nice uppercut there from Escobar Chavez.
Basurto dives in for a single leg takedown but Escobar Chavez sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Basurto takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Escobar Chavez misses with a body shot
and Basurto counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Basurto checks a leg kick.
Escobar Chavez misses the body punch
and Basurto counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Escobar Chavez misses with a hook.
Basurto looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Escobar Chavez scores with a decent looking hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Basurto takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Basurto might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Basurto slips a jab from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Escobar Chavez clobbers Basurto with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Nice cross by Escobar Chavez.
Jab, jab by Escobar Chavez - just one landing.
Good standup being displayed there by Escobar Chavez as he connects with a hook.
Escobar Chavez throws a series of punches but Basurto avoids them all with ease.
Good exchange - Escobar Chavez coming out on top.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ramon Escobar Chavez had his way with Lucas Basurto in that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Escobar Chavez on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Escobar Chavez misses with a straight right.
Escobar Chavez turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Escobar Chavez looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Basurto appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Escobar Chavez. Basurto does a little dance to reset his feet.
Basurto swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Escobar Chavez chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Basurto checks the leg kick nicely there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab from Escobar Chavez does it's job there.
Basurto fails miserably with a takedown attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez throws a low kick but it's checked well by Basurto.
Basurto is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Basurto moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Escobar Chavez throws a leg kick that misses.
Basurto doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Escobar Chavez counters with a nice uppercut.
Basurto fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Escobar Chavez avoids it really well and circles away.
Escobar Chavez is looking to counter punch.
Ramon Escobar Chavez has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Lucas Basurto.
A big left from Escobar Chavez misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Basurto uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez lands a leg kick that knocks Basurto off balance momentarily.
Escobar Chavez rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Basurto moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Escobar Chavez takes a swing at Basurto's ribcage but misses.
Escobar Chavez throws out a powerful jab.
Basurto takes one on the button.
Escobar Chavez tries to land a leg kick but Basurto saw it coming and moves away.
Basurto looks like he wants to counter punch here.
The fighters circling - Escobar Chavez throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Escobar Chavez jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Escobar Chavez misses with a straight right.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez jabs at Basurto's body.
Escobar Chavez takes a swing at Basurto's ribcage but misses.
Basurto fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Escobar Chavez, right into the meat.

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

Basurto is working for a submission of some sort.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Basurto thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Escobar Chavez avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Basurto.
Basurto not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Lucas Basurto has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Basurto is looking to stall here but Escobar Chavez recovers full guard.
Escobar Chavez keeping full guard, as Basurto tries to pass.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Basurto stopping the sweep attempt from Escobar Chavez.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 50:43
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 50:44
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 50:44

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

Ramon Escobar Chavez retains his featherweight title!
During a confident post fight interview, Ramon Escobar Chavez thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: B61: Jacobson vs. Vilson 2     
Date:   Jul 15, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Gil Jacobson and Junior Vilson. Jacobson comes to the ring accompanied by Over, Under, Sideways, Down. Vilson has chosen Haiti Voodoo Music as his entrance music. Junior Vilson acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the ring.

180 cm
23
157 lbs
12 - 1 - 1
182 cm
23
157 lbs
10 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Gil Jacobson!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Junior Vilson!
The judges for this bout are Taro Takaoka, Kenichi Hosakawa and Yukihiro Shimada.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jacobson throws a body punch but Vilson moves out of range.
Jacobson takes a jab right on the kisser.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jacobson 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 Vilson has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Vilson and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Vilson jabs at Jacobson's body.
Jacobson lands a leg kick that knocks Vilson off balance momentarily.
Jacobson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Vilson moves away.
Vilson defending well as Jacobson loads up on a big left hand.
Jacobson slips a straight right by Vilson.
And Jacobson counters with a quick kick to the body but Vilson blocks it.
Jacobson swings for the body but Vilson moves out of range.
Vilson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jacobson manages to avoid it.
The fighters circling - Jacobson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Vilson lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Jacobson backs up against the ropes.
Jacobson swings away with a body shot that misses
and Vilson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Vilson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jacobson.
Jacobson gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jacobson avoids the body shot from Vilson.
Jacobson 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.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vilson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Vilson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jacobson.
Jacobson jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Jacobson has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Jacobson there as he acknowledges the shot.
Jacobson misses with a hook. Vilson ducked under it nicely.
Jacobson gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Vilson.
Vilson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Jacobson. That did some damage!
Jacobson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Vilson.
Vilson lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Vilson lands a nice looking body kick.
Jacobson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Vilson misses with a low kick.
Vilson has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Jacobson tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Vilson with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Jacobson to score with a decent uppercut.
Nice jab there from Vilson.
A slow jab from Jacobson misses its intended target.
Jacobson misses with a looping left.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vilson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Vilson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Vilson lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Vilson.
Jacobson checks a leg kick.
Jacobson throwing a counter right hand but Vilson manages to avoid it.
Vilson bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Jacobson's head.
Jacobson misses with a wild body shot.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Vilson! But no joy.
Jacobson throws a wild body kick that Vilson sees coming a mile off.
Jacobson slips under a jab.
Vilson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Jacobson.
Jacobson seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Jacobson swings for the body but Vilson moves out of range.
Jacobson throws the left hand but Vilson avoids the punch easily.
Vilson misses with a low kick as Jacobson jumps back.
Vilson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Jacobson.
A telegraphed right hand from Vilson misses the target.
A slapping leg kick lands for Vilson.
Vilson throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Jacobson on the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vilson paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Vilson connects with a body shot that sends Jacobson's belly button to the back.
Vilson throws a front kick aimed at Jacobson's knee but Jacobson avoids it well.
Jacobson swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A swing and a miss from Jacobson.
Jacobson throws a looping overhand right but Vilson ducks down to avoid it.
Jacobson misses with an uppercut. Vilson saw that one coming.
Jacobson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Vilson gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Jacobson scoring well with a low kick there.
Vilson is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Jacobson had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Some wild striking there from Vilson.
Vilson uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Jacobson ducks under a wild hook from Vilson.
Vilson thuds a left hand into Jacobson's body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jacobson throws out a loose jab but Vilson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Vilson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
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!
Vilson throws a poor cross that misses
and Jacobson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jacobson gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Vilson.
Vilson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Vilson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Jacobson pushes Vilson away with a front kick.
Vilson swings for the body but Jacobson moves out of range.
Jacobson bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Vilson scores with a shot to the body.
Jacobson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Vilson misses with an uppercut. Jacobson saw that one coming.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Vilson swings widly with a right hand
enabling Jacobson to counter with a crisp jab.
Vilson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jacobson.
Jacobson throws a hook to the side of Vilson's head but Vilson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Vilson misses with an uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jacobson wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Vilson misses with a looping right.
Junior Vilson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Some bone on bone action there as Jacobson checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jacobson looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Vilson lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Vilson walks into a straight right hand from Jacobson.
Jacobson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Vilson.
Vilson swings for the body but Jacobson moves out of range.
Jacobson drops his hands momentarily and Vilson takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Jacobson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Vilson looks to score with a jab to the body but Jacobson is just out of range.
Jacobson was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Vilson throws an overhand right that lands on Jacobson's shoulder, as Jacobson tries to avoid the shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jacobson just misses with a punch to the body.
Vilson scores with a kick to the midsection.
Jacobson looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Vilson scores with a decent looking hook.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jacobson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Vilson was well out of range. Poor timing from Jacobson.
Vilson counters with a body kick.
Jacobson ducks under a wild hook from Vilson.
Vilson has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jacobson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Vilson was well out of range. Poor timing from Jacobson.
Vilson moves into range and connects with a jab.
Vilson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jacobson. Jacobson obviously looking to wear him down.
Vilson misses with a double jab.
Jacobson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Vilson throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
That kick from Vilson tenderised Jacobson's leg. Jacobson is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jacobson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jacobson blocks a low kick nicely.
Jacobson scores with a body shot.
Vilson throws a looping overhand right but Jacobson ducks down to avoid it.
Vilson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Jacobson might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
The fighters circling - Jacobson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A head kick misses from Vilson.
Jacobson takes one on the button.
Vilson jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jacobson looks to score with a jab to the body but Vilson is just out of range.
Vilson swings for the body but Jacobson moves out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Vilson moves out of range of the body kick from Jacobson.
Jacobson lands with a thumping leg kick.
Jacobson takes a swing at Vilson's ribcage but misses.
Vilson loads up on a big right hand but Jacobson slips the punch.
Jacobson tries to move into range but Vilson moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Jacobson 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.
Vilson connects with a solid leg kick.
Vilson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Jacobson walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Jacobson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Vilson.
Vilson throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Vilson swings widly with a right hand
enabling Jacobson to counter with a crisp jab.
Jacobson looks to score with a jab to the body but Vilson is just out of range.
Vilson attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
That kick from Jacobson tenderised Vilson's leg. Vilson is trying to keep his angry face on.
Vilson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Jacobson.
Jacobson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jacobson takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
A telegraphed right hand from Vilson misses the target.
Jacobson ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Jacobson connects with an inside leg kick.
Vilson slips under a jab.
Vilson walks into a left hand.
Jacobson throws a leg kick that is checked
and Vilson counters with a nice uppercut.
Jacobson missing with a left hand there. Vilson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Vilson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Vilson.
Vilson misses with a shot to the body
and Jacobson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Vilson is looking to land body kicks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
A nice inside leg kick there by Vilson. That's going to slow Jacobson down.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jacobson attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Jacobson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jacobson scores with a jab to the body.
Vilson's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Vilson missing with a left hand there. Jacobson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Jacobson throws a hook to the side of Vilson's head but Vilson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Vilson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Vilson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Vilson throws an overhand right that lands on Jacobson's shoulder, as Jacobson tries to avoid the shot.
Jacobson throws a low kick, looking for Vilson's leg but Vilson calmly moves out of range.
Jacobson scores with a hook to the body. Vilson takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Jacobson connects with an inside leg kick.
Jacobson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Vilson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jacobson throws a body punch but Vilson moves out of range.
Vilson scores with a nice body kick.
Jacobson throws a wild body kick that Vilson sees coming a mile off.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Vilson! But no joy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Junior Vilson will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Vilson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jacobson.
It looked like Jacobson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Vilson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jacobson.
Jacobson looks to score with a jab to the body but Vilson is just out of range.
Jacobson throws a body punch but Vilson moves out of range.
Jacobson backing away here, and Vilson unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Vilson throws a jab but it's blocked by Jacobson.
Vilson blocks a leg kick.
Vilson thuds his right hand into Jacobson's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
A big right from Vilson misses.
Jacobson scores with a nice head shot.
Vilson looks to score with a jab to the body but Jacobson is just out of range.
Jacobson misses with a straight left.
Vilson replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Jacobson blocks it well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vilson missing with a left hand there. Jacobson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Jacobson has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Vilson.
Vilson misses the jab.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Vilson, as that shot connected.
Vilson fails to land with a series of punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Jacobson.
Jacobson turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jacobson swings for the body but Vilson moves out of range.
Vilson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Vilson misses with a looping left.
Vilson swings for the body but Jacobson moves out of range.
Vilson moves out of range as Jacobson strikes.
Vilson keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Jacobson looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Vilson takes a swing at Jacobson's ribcage but misses.
Vilson misses with a wild body shot.
Vilson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jacobson.
Jacobson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jacobson 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.
The fighters circle momentarily. Vilson darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Jacobson buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jacobson sizes up Vilson with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jacobson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Jacobson misses with an uppercut. Vilson saw that one coming.
Vilson takes a swing at Jacobson's ribcage but misses.
Jacobson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jacobson looks to score with a jab to the body but Vilson is just out of range.
Vilson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jacobson misses with a looping left.
Vilson doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Jacobson takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Jacobson is looking to land body kicks.
Jacobson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Jacobson throws a shot from downtown. Vilson moves away and avoids it.
Vilson slips a straight right by Jacobson.
Vilson connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Jacobson ducks under a wild hook from Vilson.
Vilson slips a jab from Jacobson.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vilson misses with a right hand
and Jacobson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Vilson looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Vilson keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Vilson throws a jab but it's blocked by Jacobson.
Vilson tries to land a leg kick but Jacobson saw it coming and moves away.
Jacobson throws a leg kick but Vilson moved away.
Vilson avoids the head kick by Jacobson.
Jacobson moves out of range of the leg kick from Vilson.
Vilson throws a wild body kick that Jacobson sees coming a mile off.
Jacobson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Jacobson throws a sloppy head kick and Vilson moves out of range easily.
Vilson steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Vilson throws out a leg kick but Jacobson moves out of range and Vilson only half commits.
Jacobson throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Jab by Jacobson.
Vilson tries a low kick but Jacobson avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jacobson has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Vilson.
Jacobson clobbers Vilson with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Jacobson swings for the body but Vilson moves out of range.
Jacobson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Vilson throws a jab when Jacobson was well out of range.
Vilson scores with a punch to the head.
Jab, jab by Vilson - just one landing.
Jacobson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Vilson.
Vilson swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Jacobson.
Jacobson misses with an uppercut.
Vilson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Good standup being displayed there by Vilson as he connects with a hook.
Jacobson moves out of range of the strikes.
Jacobson throws a leg kick that is checked
and Vilson counters with an inside leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Junior Vilson just about did enough to take it.
That's time! Back to the action!


Jacobson on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
That kick from Jacobson tenderised Vilson's leg. Vilson is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jacobson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Vilson throws out a loose jab but Jacobson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Nice defenses there by Vilson.
Jacobson connects with a body shot.
Nice defenses there by Vilson.
Vilson scores with a shot to the body.
Jacobson misses with a hook.
Vilson takes one on the button.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A slow jab from Jacobson misses its intended target.
Jacobson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jacobson staying out of range there.
Jacobson throws a body kick that misses
enabling Vilson to counter with a crisp jab.
Jacobson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vilson throws a wild body kick that Jacobson sees coming a mile off.
Vilson missing with a left hand there. Jacobson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Jacobson moves out of range as Vilson throws a body kick.
Jacobson scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Vilson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A leg kick checked by Vilson.
Jacobson slips a jab from Vilson.
An attempted straight right counter from Jacobson misses the target.
Vilson throws a leg kick but Jacobson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Vilson missing with a left hand there. Jacobson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Vilson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Jacobson throws a right hand that misses
and Vilson counters with a nice leg kick.
Jacobson misses with a wild body shot.
A head kick from Jacobson lands but Vilson takes it in his stride.
Vilson bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
A cross from Vilson lands.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vilson scores with a jab to the jaw.
Vilson changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Vilson looks to land a right hand but Jacobson moved out of range.
Jacobson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Vilson.
A little feinted left hand from Jacobson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Vilson will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Vilson tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Jacobson is able to avoid easily.
A shot to the liver by Vilson. Beautiful body shot.
A chopping leg kick lands by Vilson.
Vilson connects with a solid leg kick.
Jacobson looks to land a right hand but Vilson moved out of range.
Vilson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jacobson.
Vilson fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Jacobson on the side of the head.
Vilson throws a wild body kick that Jacobson sees coming a mile off.
Jacobson will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Vilson takes a jab right on the kisser.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vilson takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Jacobson scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Jacobson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Vilson moves out of range of the body kick.
Jacobson lands a right hook to the body.
Jacobson shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
A jab from Vilson does it's job there.
Jacobson throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Vilson counters with a straight right hand.
Vilson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Vilson swings for the body but Jacobson moves out of range.
Jacobson tries to land a front kick but Vilson steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Vilson doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Vilson sizes up Jacobson with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Vilson.
Jacobson has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Vilson.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Vilson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jacobson manages to avoid it.
As Vilson backs away, Jacobson returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jacobson swings for the body but Vilson moves out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jacobson. Vilson does a little dance to reset his feet.
Vilson throws a quick inside leg kick.
Vilson slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Vilson slips a jab from Jacobson.
Vilson let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
A jab from Vilson misses.
Vilson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jacobson.
A telegraphed right hand from Vilson misses the target.
Jacobson moves out of range of the strikes.
Vilson lands a lovely overhand right.
Vilson misses with a looping right.
A little feinted left hand from Jacobson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Vilson walks forward, straight into a front kick from Jacobson.
Vilson connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Jacobson momentarily.
Jacobson lands the left hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Vilson throws a leg kick but Jacobson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
An inside leg kick lands from Vilson.
Vilson ducks under a wild hook from Jacobson.
Vilson cracks a nice hook into Jacobson's ribs.
Vilson is looking to chop away at Jacobson's legs.
Vilson throws a hook to the side of Jacobson's head but Jacobson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Vilson smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Vilson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Vilson throws a lazy uppercut
and Jacobson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Vilson connects with a good right hand that stumbles Jacobson. Jacobson circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vilson looks to land a right hand but Jacobson moved out of range.
Jacobson lands with a thumping leg kick.
Jacobson jabs at Vilson's body.
Vilson walks into a jab.
Jacobson connects with a looping right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vilson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
A low kick from Vilson misses
and Jacobson counters with a stiff right hand.
Jacobson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Vilson throws a jab but it's blocked by Jacobson.
Vilson fakes the leg kick and cracks Jacobson in the body.
Vilson looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Vilson misses with a straight right.
Jacobson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A lazy left from Jacobson finds it's target.
Vilson misses the body punch
and Jacobson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jacobson defending well as Vilson loads up on a big left hand.
A swing and a miss from Vilson.
Jacobson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Vilson's sensitive parts.
Vilson bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Jacobson's head backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vilson throws a body shot but no joy.
Jacobson swings widly with a right hand
enabling Vilson to counter with a crisp jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A left lands for Jacobson.
Jacobson throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Vilson on the side of the head.
Vilson takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Nice cross by Vilson.
Jacobson moves out of range of the strikes.
A shot to the liver by Jacobson. Beautiful body shot.
Vilson takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Vilson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Jacobson dips to his left and cracks Vilson with an uppercut!
Jacobson's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Vilson connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Jacobson scrambles back to his feet.
Jacobson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
A swing and a miss from Vilson.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vilson scores with a punch to the head.
Jacobson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Vilson.
Jacobson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Vilson.
Jacobson throws a hook but Vilson avoids it easily.
Vilson throws a poor cross that misses
and Jacobson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Vilson looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Vilson throws a hook to the side of Jacobson's head but Jacobson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Jacobson slips under a jab from Vilson.
Vilson throws a poor cross that misses
and Jacobson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Jacobson misses the shot to the body.
Jacobson tries to score with a low kick but Vilson moves his leg out of the way.
A little jabbing left from Vilson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Jacobson attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Vilson throws out a loose jab but Jacobson uses good head movement to avoid it.
A left lands for Jacobson.
Gil Jacobson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Vilson throws a hook but Jacobson blocks it.
Vilson connects with a body shot that sends Jacobson's belly button to the back.
Vilson with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Jacobson to score with a decent uppercut.
Jacobson throws a right and a left that Vilson avoids nicely.
A little jabbing left from Vilson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Vilson takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Jacobson slips under a jab from Vilson.
Vilson scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Vilson is looking to slow Jacobson down with leg kicks.
Jacobson gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Vilson ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Vilson misses with a double jab.
Vilson tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Vilson connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

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 Gil Jacobson.
Well Vilson 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.

Judge Taro Takaoka scores the fight for Junior Vilson!
Judge Kenichi Hosakawa scores the fight for Junior Vilson!
Judge Yukihiro Shimada scores the fight for Junior Vilson!

Junior Vilson wins by unanimous decision!

Junior Vilson is the new featherweight champion!
Junior Vilson 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: IFC6 - SAW     
Date:   Jul 08, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Harolds Revenge and Jamel Moore. Revenge comes to the cage accompanied by Young Thug - Harambe . Moore has chosen Guerilla Black feat. Beenie Man - Compton as his entrance music. Harolds Revenge has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

196 cm
25
217 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
192 cm
25
207 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
Decent wrestler
Basic striking
KO power
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Powerful

Hope MMA: Island Nutritions

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Harolds Revenge!
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 The Island, Jamel Moore!
The judges for this bout are Bart Greer, Sandra Marshall and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Revenge moves in looking to clinch but Moore pushes him off.
Moore misses with an uppercut

and Revenge counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Revenge content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Revenge thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

Revenge is looking for a kimura but Moore is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Revenge to get the leverage.
Revenge is thwarting Moore's attempts to control the position.
Revenge missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Revenge throwing shots but Moore is blocking nicely.
Moore keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Revenge missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Revenge trying to control the action but Moore is working from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Revenge thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Moore can do anything to dispel that myth.
Moore is looking to control Revenge's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Moore avoid being mounted?
Revenge controlling the action here.
Revenge 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.
Moore avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Revenge.
Revenge thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Revenge is trying to control the action in half guard but Moore is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Moore avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Revenge.
Moore trying to control here.

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

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.
Revenge takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Revenge doesn't manage to clinch there - Moore circles away.
Jamel Moore is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Moore scores with a crisp jab that stopped Revenge in his tracks.
A looping hook to the body misses from Moore. Revenge does a little dance to reset his feet.
It looked like Revenge wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Revenge gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Revenge on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Harolds Revenge seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Revenge closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
A shot in the inside from Moore.

Revenge escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Revenge tries to clinch up.
Revenge tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Moore paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Revenge takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Revenge tries to close the distance and clinch up but Moore swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Nice uppercut there from Moore.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A lazy left from Moore finds it's target.
Revenge tries to clinch but Moore is having none of it.
Revenge takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Moore bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Revenge's head backwards.
Moore connects with the punch.
Moore is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Revenge had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Moore lands a lovely overhand right.
Revenge is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
A little jabbing left from Moore on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Revenge slips a jab from Moore.
Moore getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Moore lands with a shot to the body.
Revenge keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Revenge wants to clinch.
Revenge is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Moore scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Moore scores with a nice head shot.
Moore sizes up Revenge with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Moore enables Revenge to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Moore manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
Revenge working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Moore has momentary wrist control but Revenge slips an elbow through the middle.
Revenge trying to control the position from guard on top but Moore is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Revenge's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Revenge throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Revenge loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Moore avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Moore lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Moore scores with a crisp jab that stopped Revenge in his tracks.
Moore swats away the attempt to clinch by Revenge.
Revenge wants to clinch.
Revenge moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Moore lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Moore scores with a hook.
A jab from Moore finds it's way through Revenge's defenses.
Revenge has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Revenge there as he acknowledges the shot.

Revenge is rocked!
Moore cracks Revenge with a nasty uppercut that draws ooohs from the crowd and sends Revenge tumbling backwards onto the mat. He tries to recover but Moore pounces and lands a hail of unanswered strikes that forces the referee to step in to end the fight! Revenge is not happy but he gave the referee no choice!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jamel Moore!
A very excited looking Jamel Moore 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: Bushido 60: Soszynski v Okah 2     
Date:   Jul 07, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Krystian Soszynski and Ghazi Okah. Soszynski comes to the ring accompanied by Sabaton - 40 : 1. Okah is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Rock Stone. This should be fireworks!

188 cm
23
207 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
195 cm
23
212 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

RAGS of a RONIN
Pit Bull Development

FORCEE
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Krystian Soszynski!
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 Las Vegas, Ghazi Okah!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Fujiwara, Shigeki Sano and Taro Takaoka.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Soszynski tries to land a front kick but Okah steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Okah on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Okah throws a shot from downtown. Soszynski moves away and avoids it.
A big right from Soszynski misses.
Soszynski avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Soszynski throwing a counter right hand but Okah manages to avoid it.
Soszynski moves out of range of the body kick from Okah.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Soszynski - that will leave a mark!
Soszynski throws out a loose jab but Okah uses good head movement to avoid it.
Soszynski takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Okah throws a leg kick but Soszynski moved away.
Okah fakes the leg kick and cracks Soszynski in the body.
Soszynski swings for the body but Okah moves out of range.
Okah throws a front kick that sends Soszynski stumbling back into the ropes.
Okah just misses with a punch to the body.
Okah on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Soszynski. Soszynski obviously looking to wear him down.
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!
Okah cracks the inside of Soszynski's front leg.
A big left from Soszynski misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okah pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Soszynski slips a jab from Okah.
Soszynski throws a shot to the body.
Okah takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Okah connects with the punch.
A big left from Okah misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Soszynski. Okah does a little dance to reset his feet.
Okah lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Okah 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.
Okah attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Okah takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Okah uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Soszynski.
Soszynski misses with a straight right.
Soszynski throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Okah takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Soszynski connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Soszynski tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski lands with a cross.
Soszynski ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Okah moves away.
Okah swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Okah staying out of range there.
Okah fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Soszynski is out of range.
Soszynski looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Okah pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Soszynski appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Soszynski will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Okah uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Soszynski.
Okah bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A little jabbing left from Okah on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Okah misses with a low kick.
Soszynski chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Okah can pounce on him.
A big right from Okah misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Soszynski. Okah does a little dance to reset his feet.
Okah follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Nice shot by Okah.
Okah throws the kick towards the body but Soszynski avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Soszynski blocks a jab.
Okah thuds a left hand into Soszynski's body.
Okah throws a poor cross that misses
and Soszynski counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Soszynski misses with a left hand
and Okah counters with a stiff right hand.
Soszynski checks a leg kick.
Soszynski scores with the left hand. Okah knows he should have avoided that one.
Okah connects with a body shot that sends Soszynski's belly button to the back.
Okah attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Soszynski throws the kick towards the body but Okah avoids it.
Soszynski moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Soszynski works Okah's body with a nice hook.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Okah lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Okah throws a body punch but Soszynski moves out of range.
Soszynski avoids a kick to the body.
It looked like Soszynski wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Okah lands a front kick.
Okah scores with a leg kick.
Okah is pinned up against the ropes taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Okah connects with a solid leg kick.
Okah throws a jab when Soszynski was well out of range.
Soszynski is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Okah slips a jab from Soszynski.
Soszynski throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A nice leg kick lands there from Okah.
Okah staying out of range there.
Soszynski looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Soszynski stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Okah ducks under a wild hook from Soszynski.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Okah fakes the leg kick and cracks Soszynski in the body.
Okah tries a low kick but Soszynski avoids it.
Okah uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Soszynski.
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 Krystian Soszynski will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Soszynski takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
A solid body kick from Okah.
Okah looks for the body kick but Soszynski saw that one coming.
Okah scores with a leg kick.
Soszynski misses with an uppercut.
Soszynski dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Soszynski moves forwards but Okah connects with a nice, crisp jab.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Okah.
Soszynski misses with a few strikes there.
Okah throws a wild body kick that Soszynski sees coming a mile off.
Okah uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Soszynski.
Okah fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Soszynski has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Okah throws a jab but it's blocked by Soszynski.
Okah tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Soszynski was well out of range. Poor timing from Okah.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Soszynski throws a jab but it's blocked by Okah.
Okah was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Soszynski has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Okah.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okah explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Okah fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Okah scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Ghazi Okah seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Soszynski ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Okah moves away.
Soszynski is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Soszynski, as that shot connected.
Okah is looking to clinch.
Okah scores with a kick to the midsection.
Soszynski throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Okah looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Okah throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Okah scores with a jab to the head.
Soszynski swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Soszynski throws out a loose jab but Okah uses good head movement to avoid it.
A head kick misses from Okah.
A big right from Soszynski misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Okah thows a body kick. Soszynski tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Okah throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Soszynski will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Okah swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Okah misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Soszynski lands with a straight right. Okah didn't see that one coming.
Soszynski throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Soszynski misses with a looping right.
Soszynski just misses with a punch to the body.
Okah fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Soszynski on the side of the head.
Soszynski misses with a kick to the body.
Nice cross by Soszynski.
Soszynski blocks the body kick.
Okah fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Soszynski looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Soszynski throws out a loose jab but Okah uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Okah misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Okah misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Soszynski counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Soszynski takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Okah lands a leg kick that knocks Soszynski off balance momentarily.
Soszynski uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
The fighters circling - Okah throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Okah attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Okah misses with a body kick.
Okah scores with a push kick.
Okah throws a solid leg kick but Soszynski takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Okah.
Soszynski ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Okah moves away.
Okah avoids a kick to the body.
Soszynski throws a body punch but Okah moves out of range.
Okah darts in and out, connecting with a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Okah does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Okah scores with a nice body kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A right-left combo lands from Okah.
Okah just misses with a punch to the body.
Soszynski dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Okah misses with a low kick.
Okah fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Soszynski.
Okah swinging wildly here.
Soszynski dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Soszynski misses with a right hand
enabling Okah to counter with a crisp jab.
A slapping leg kick lands for Okah.
Soszynski throws a head kick but Okah moves out of range.
Soszynski scores with a kick to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Soszynski cracks a nice hook into Okah's ribs.
Okah throws the left hand but Soszynski avoids the punch easily.
Okah has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Okah there as he acknowledges the shot.
Soszynski misses with a wild body shot.
Soszynski connects with a solid leg kick.
Okah throws a solid leg kick but Soszynski takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Okah.
A little feinted left hand from Soszynski on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Okah with a nice cross.
Soszynski avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
The fighters circling - Okah throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Okah misses with a straight right.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Soszynski throws a low kick, looking for Okah's leg but Okah calmly moves out of range.
Okah fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
A solid leg kick lands there for Soszynski.
Soszynski fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Okah is looking to land body kicks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okah lands a head kick. Soszynski smiles back at him and beckons him forward.

It looks like Krystian Soszynski has been cut.
Okah buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Okah lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Soszynski at a distance.
Okah tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Soszynski was well out of range. Poor timing from Okah.
Okah lands with a straight right. Soszynski didn't see that one coming.
Okah throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Okah misses with a hook
and Soszynski counters with a straight right hand.
Soszynski misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Okah takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Okah attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Okah throws a front kick aimed at Soszynski's knee but Soszynski avoids it well.
Soszynski misses with a hook. Okah ducked under it nicely.
Soszynski fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Okah has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Okah fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Soszynski checks it well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski misses with an attempted mid kick.
Soszynski scores with a decent looking hook.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Both fighters circling a little - Soszynski finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Soszynski is looking to chop away at Okah's legs.
Soszynski throws a push kick but Okah slaps the foot to one side.
Nice defenses there by Okah.
Okah is looking to score with low kicks.
Okah misses with a hook
and Soszynski counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Okah misses with a hook. Soszynski ducked under it nicely.
Okah bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Soszynski's head.
Okah throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Good exchange - Soszynski coming out on top.
Soszynski ducks under a wild hook from Okah.
Soszynski looking to land some kicks to the body here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Okah tries a quick counter leg kick but Soszynski is wise to it.
Soszynski scores with a push kick.
Okah lands a nice leg kick that just misses Soszynski's sensitive parts.
Soszynski takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Okah moves away from the strike by Soszynski.
Soszynski backing away here, and Okah unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Soszynski blocks the body kick.
Okah takes a swing at Soszynski's ribcage but misses.
Okah paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Soszynski looks to land a body kick but Okah moved away.
Okah misses with a leg kick.
Okah lands a high kick!
A clash of legs there as Okah blocks the low kick.
Okah tries a quick counter leg kick but Soszynski is wise to it.
Okah has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Soszynski.
Okah looking to land some kicks to the body here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Okah back to the ropes. Soszynski follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Soszynski.
Soszynski scoring well with a low kick there.
Soszynski throws a half hearted mid kick.
Okah throws a head kick that half lands.
Okah defending well as Soszynski loads up on a big left hand.
Soszynski connects with a body shot that sends Okah's belly button to the back.
Okah avoids a kick to the body.
Soszynski lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Okah at a distance.
Okah misses the shot to the body.
Okah fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Soszynski has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Okah tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Soszynski is able to avoid easily.
Soszynski looks to score with a jab to the body but Okah is just out of range.
Okah shapes to counter with a head kick.
Okah walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Soszynski checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Krystian Soszynski did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Krystian Soszynski's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Soszynski lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Soszynski throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Soszynski wants to slow Okah down by chopping away at his legs.
Soszynski misses the shot to the body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Soszynski.
Soszynski blocks the body kick.
Okah lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Soszynski swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Soszynski on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Okah is looking to land body kicks.
An attempted straight right counter from Soszynski misses the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab lands there for Soszynski.
Okah throws a nice inside leg kick.
Soszynski misses with an attempted mid kick.
A little jabbing left from Okah on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Crunch! Soszynski slams his shin into Okah's torso.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okah staying out of range there.
Okah throws a right hand that misses
and Soszynski counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Okah throws a nice outside leg kick.
A good leg kick by Soszynski.
Okah throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A counter left hand to the body from Soszynski misses its target.
Soszynski throws an overhand right that lands on Okah's shoulder, as Okah tries to avoid the shot.
Okah lands a nice leg kick that just misses Soszynski's sensitive parts.
Okah fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Soszynski.
Okah throws a leg kick but Soszynski checks it.
Okah on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Soszynski keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Soszynski swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Okah lets loose with a powerful body kick. Soszynski will feel that in the morning.
Okah looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Okah throws a head kick that Soszynski semi-blocks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski throws the left hand but Okah avoids the punch easily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A decent looking body kick lands there for Soszynski.
Soszynski pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Okah has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Soszynski connects with an inside leg kick.
Soszynski throws a hook but Okah avoids it easily.
Soszynski throws a head kick but Okah moves out of range.
Soszynski throws a head kick but Okah moves out of range.
A bone on bone clash there as Soszynski blocks the leg kick.
Okah throws a front kick that sends Soszynski stumbling back into the ropes.
Okah misses with a low kick as Soszynski jumps back.
Okah thuds his shin into the meat of Soszynski's side.
Soszynski throws a big shot that misses.
Soszynski just misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Okah avoids the body shot from Soszynski.

Okah instigates a clinch.

Okah manages to break the clinch.
Okah does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Soszynski looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Soszynski avoids the body shot from Okah.
Soszynski lands a jab to Okah's midsection.
A jab from Soszynski misses.
Soszynski backing away here, and Okah unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Okah thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Soszynski if he has to take too many more of those.
Soszynski throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Okah stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Soszynski throws a body punch but Okah moves out of range.
A big right from Okah misses.
Soszynski misses with a straight left.
Soszynski throws a leg kick but Okah checks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Okah scores with a kick to the midsection.
Soszynski throws a lazy right hand but Okah sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Okah throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Okah is pinned up against the ropes taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
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!
Okah jabs Soszynski right on the nose. Soszynski blinks but takes it well.
Okah fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Soszynski is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Okah.
A slapping body kick lands there for Soszynski.
Good exchange - Okah coming out on top.
Okah steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Soszynski.
Soszynski throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Okah on the side of the head.
Soszynski misses with a wild body shot.
Okah takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Okah throws a nice inside leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Krystian Soszynski will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Krystian Soszynski's cut.
That's time! Soszynski's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Soszynski misses with a leg kick.
Soszynski sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Soszynski takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Okah displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Soszynski throws out the jab.
Soszynski displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Okah throws out the jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Soszynski. Okah does a little dance to reset his feet.
Okah tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Soszynski checks the leg kick.
Soszynski finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
And Okah responds with a good body kick, but Soszynski manages to step out the way in time.
Soszynski connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Okah steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Soszynski. That one must have hurt.
Decent striking displayed by Soszynski there.
Soszynski throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Soszynski misses with a kick to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Soszynski misses with a looping right.
Soszynski has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Soszynski there as he acknowledges the shot.
Okah throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Soszynski connects with a body shot that sends Okah's belly button to the back.
Soszynski avoids the body shot from Okah.
Soszynski looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Okah scores with a kick to the midsection.
Okah throws a sloppy head kick and Soszynski moves out of range easily.
Okah tries a head kick but it misses.
Okah lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Okah connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Soszynski's hands.
Soszynski ducks right into an uppercut from Okah.
Soszynski fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Okah.
Okah throws a lazy right hand but Soszynski sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski wants to land a leg kick but Okah is out of range.
Okah steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Soszynski.
Soszynski misses with a body shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Okah throws a head kick that misses.
Soszynski jabbing away but nothing is landing.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Okah! But no joy.
Okah with a jab.
Okah with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Okah looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Okah misses with an attempted mid kick.
Okah misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Soszynski scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Soszynski slips under a jab.
Soszynski slips under a jab from Okah.
Soszynski connects with a high kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Okah bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
An inside leg kick from Okah misses.
Soszynski is looking to counter with a body kick.
Okah moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Soszynski is looking to land body kicks.
Okah throws a body punch but Soszynski moves out of range.
Soszynski connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Okah throws a poor cross that misses
and Soszynski counters with a thumping low kick.
Soszynski scores with a crisp jab that stopped Okah in his tracks.
Okah misses with a lunging right hand
and Soszynski counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Soszynski connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Okah wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Okah misses with a left hand
and Soszynski counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Okah thinking.
Soszynski throws a jab but it's blocked by Okah.
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!
Okah lands with a hook. Soszynski tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Okah moves out of range of the strikes.
Soszynski lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Okah moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Soszynski fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Okah on the side of the head.
Nice shot lands for Soszynski.
Okah lands a nice shot to the body.
Okah misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting Soszynski counter with a right hand.
Soszynski blocks the body kick.
Okah attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Nice body kick there by Okah.
Okah takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Soszynski throws a lazy right hand but Okah sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Soszynski throws a quick inside leg kick.

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 Krystian Soszynski.
I think Soszynski 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 Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight for Ghazi Okah!
Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight for Krystian Soszynski!
Judge Taro Takaoka scores the fight for Ghazi Okah!

Ghazi Okah wins by split decision!

Ghazi Okah is the new light heavyweight champion!
A victorious Ghazi Okah 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: DFC 58: Collision Course     
Date:   Jul 01, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Iosefa Umaga and Bismack Kagonbo. Umaga comes to the cage accompanied by Ky-Mani Marley - Warriors. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

191 cm
23
244 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
206 cm
21
244 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Decent wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250

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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 7 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Iosefa Umaga!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Bismack Kagonbo!
The judges for this bout are Ron Honeybunn, Francis DeMontford and Steve Erwin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
That kick from Umaga tenderised Kagonbo's leg. Kagonbo is trying to keep his angry face on.
Kagonbo checks the leg kick nicely there.
Umaga misses with a shot to the body
and Kagonbo counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Umaga misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kagonbo takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Umaga lands a lovely overhand right.
Umaga misses with a leg kick
and Kagonbo makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Umaga connects with a solid leg kick.
Umaga misses the body punch
and Kagonbo counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Umaga throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Kagonbo counters with a low kick, right behind Umaga 's knee.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kagonbo. Umaga does a little dance to reset his feet.
Umaga slips under a jab from Kagonbo.
As Kagonbo backs away, Umaga returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kagonbo throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Umaga closes the distance looking to clinch
and Kagonbo counters with a straight right hand.
Kagonbo takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Umaga misses with a looping left.
Kagonbo throws out a counter right but Umaga avoids it with no problem.
Umaga loads up on a big right hand but Kagonbo slips the punch.
Kagonbo 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.
Kagonbo swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Umaga throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Umaga throws a sloppy head kick
and Kagonbo counters with a leg kick.
Umaga throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Umaga darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Umaga throws a body punch but Kagonbo moves out of range.
Kagonbo is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Kagonbo slips under a jab from Umaga.
Umaga bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Kagonbo's head backwards.
Umaga looking to land some kicks to the body here.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kagonbo connects with a crisp jab.
Umaga checks the leg kick nicely there.
Umaga missing with a left hand there. Kagonbo was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A leg kick checked by Kagonbo.
A nice inside leg kick there by Umaga. That's going to slow Kagonbo down.
Kagonbo ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Umaga throws a sloppy body shot
and Kagonbo counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Umaga is looking to land body kicks.
Umaga throws a poor cross that misses
and Kagonbo counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
A clash of legs there as Kagonbo blocks the low kick.
Umaga shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Kagonbo swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Umaga bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Umaga lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Kagonbo takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Umaga throws a quick inside leg kick.
Kagonbo takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Umaga scores with a nice body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kagonbo misses with a hook. Umaga ducked under it nicely.
Umaga chopping away at his opponent's legs.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kagonbo uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Umaga.
Umaga throws out a leg kick but Kagonbo moves out of range and Umaga only half commits.
Kagonbo swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Kagonbo misses with an uppercut.
Umaga moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Umaga misses with a left hand
and Kagonbo counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kagonbo thows a left - swing and a miss!
A decent looking body kick lands there for Umaga.
Umaga misses with the body kick
and Kagonbo counters with a lovely straight right hand!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Iosefa Umaga 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.


Some wild striking there from Umaga.
Kagonbo tries a quick counter leg kick but Umaga is wise to it.
Umaga throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kagonbo sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Umaga 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.
Umaga scores with a nice head shot.
Umaga misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting Kagonbo counter with a right hand.
Umaga will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Kagonbo swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Umaga tried to score with a low kick but Kagonbo checks it.
The fight stays on the outside here - Umaga looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Umaga is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Kagonbo can do to turn this around?
A low kick from Umaga misses
enabling Kagonbo to counter with a crisp jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Umaga misses with an uppercut
and Kagonbo counters with an inside leg kick.
Umaga throws a leg kick
and Kagonbo counters with a left to the body.
Umaga throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Kagonbo connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Umaga misses with a low kick.
Kagonbo tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Umaga was well out of range. Poor timing from Kagonbo.

Umaga pushes Kagonbo up against the cage in a clinch.
With the fighters up against the cage, Umaga throws an elbow but misses.
Umaga struggles to land a body shot inside as Kagonbo controls his hands.
Kagonbo working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Umaga misses with a punch to the body.
Umaga tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Umaga tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Kagonbo fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short left from Kagonbo.
Kagonbo misses with a punch on the inside.
Umaga tries a body shot but Kagonbo blocks it.
Umaga pushes off an throws an elbow but Kagonbo leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.

Kagonbo's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Umaga rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kagonbo counters with a leg kick.
Kagonbo's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Umaga throws out a loose jab but Kagonbo uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kagonbo swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Kagonbo circles away from the clinch attempt
letting Kagonbo counter with a right hand.
A low kick from Umaga is predictable there
letting Kagonbo counter with a right hand.
Kagonbo tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Umaga throws a lazy uppercut
and Kagonbo counters with a leg kick.
Kagonbo is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kagonbo swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Umaga counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Umaga throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Kagonbo flicks out a counter leg kick but Umaga steps away.
Iosefa Umaga is winning the standup battle so far.
Kagonbo uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Umaga.
Kagonbo doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Umaga scores with a hook.
Umaga throws a front kick that sends Kagonbo stumbling back into the cage.

Umaga closes the distance and clinches.
A nice left hand lands by Umaga.
Umaga creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Kagonbo's defenses.

Umaga manages to break the clinch.
Umaga throws a looping overhand right but Kagonbo ducks down to avoid it.
Kagonbo keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Umaga.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Umaga clinches with his opponent.
Kagonbo has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Umaga working aggressively here.
Kagonbo tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Umaga's elbow.
Kagonbo misses with the head strike.
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!
Umaga tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kagonbo's elbow.
Kagonbo tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Umaga can't find room to land a body shot as Kagonbo controls the action.
Kagonbo cracks Umaga with a nice body shot.
Kagonbo dodges an elbow strike from Umaga.
Kagonbo misses with a punch to the body.
Umaga goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Umaga blocks an uppercut.
Kagonbo misses with a hook from the clinch.
Kagonbo blocking some punches.
Umaga pushes Kagonbo back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Umaga lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Kagonbo is trying to force a seperation but Umaga has the dominant position.
Umaga misses with a body punch.
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 Iosefa Umaga will probably get the nod.
That's time! Umaga's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Umaga misses with a body punch
and Kagonbo connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kagonbo takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Kagonbo lunges at Umaga with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Umaga's hand.
Umaga fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Kagonbo checks it well.
It seemed like Kagonbo was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Umaga scores with a leg kick.
Umaga connects with a leg kick. Kagonbo looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Umaga throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Kagonbo.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Umaga throws a hook to the side of Kagonbo's head but Kagonbo sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Umaga explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Umaga explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kagonbo pivots, looking for a leg kick but Umaga is out of range and Kagonbo settles back down.
Good exchange - Umaga coming out on top.
Kagonbo throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Umaga misses with a shot to the body
and Kagonbo counters with a low kick, right behind Umaga 's knee.
Umaga connects with a leg kick. Kagonbo looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Left hook, right uppercut from Kagonbo.
Umaga throws an overhand right that lands on Kagonbo's shoulder, as Kagonbo tries to avoid the shot.
A little jabbing left from Kagonbo on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Umaga jabs Kagonbo to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Umaga throws a nice outside leg kick.
Umaga misses the jab.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kagonbo! But no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Umaga throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Kagonbo counters with an outside leg kick.
Kagonbo defending well as Umaga loads up on a big left hand.
Nice uppercut lands for Umaga. That snapped Kagonbo's head back.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kagonbo misses the shot to the body.
Umaga throws a poor cross that misses
and Kagonbo counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Nice body punch from Umaga.
Kagonbo throws an off balance right hand
and Umaga counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Umaga throws a looping overhand right but Kagonbo ducks down to avoid it.
Umaga throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Umaga attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kagonbo keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Umaga throws a jab but it's blocked by Kagonbo.
Kagonbo lands with a good body shot.
Kagonbo with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Umaga throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Umaga cracks Kagonbo with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Umaga throws a poor cross that misses
and Kagonbo counters with a thumping low kick.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Umaga throws a hook to the side of Kagonbo's head but Kagonbo sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Umaga wants to land a leg kick but Kagonbo is out of range.
A nice side step and Kagonbo releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Kagonbo misses with an uppercut. Umaga saw that one coming.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Umaga swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kagonbo doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Kagonbo throws a body punch but Umaga moves out of range.
Umaga misses with a right hand
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Umaga digs a good hook to Kagonbo's body.
Umaga throws a looping overhand right but Kagonbo ducks down to avoid it.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Umaga, right into the meat.
Umaga throws a low kick but Kagonbo moves out of range easily.
Kagonbo takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Umaga gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Kagonbo counters with a straight right hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Iosefa Umaga clearly takes that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Umaga lands a head shot.
Kagonbo wants to land a leg kick but Umaga is out of range.
Kagonbo throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Umaga swings away with a body shot that misses
and Kagonbo counters with an inside leg kick.
Kagonbo pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Umaga takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Kagonbo moves out of range as Umaga strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kagonbo throws a chopping leg kick but Umaga manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Umaga looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Umaga, right into the meat.
Kagonbo checks a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kagonbo throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Umaga misses with a looping right.
A little jabbing left from Kagonbo on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Umaga, right into the meat.
Umaga fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Kagonbo.
Umaga misses with a wild body shot.
Umaga tries to land a front kick but Kagonbo steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
A little jabbing left from Kagonbo on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

Umaga moves into range and clinches up with Kagonbo.
Umaga scores with a shoulder strike.
Umaga swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Umaga lands with a left to the head.
Kagonbo tries a body shot but Umaga blocks it.
Kagonbo swings wildly with an uppercut but Umaga uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A hook to the body from Umaga.
Iosefa Umaga has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Umaga pushes Kagonbo back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Kagonbo is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Umaga tries a body shot but Kagonbo blocks it.
Umaga scores with a nice hook to the head.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Umaga working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
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!
Kagonbo tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Umaga lands an elbow that stopped Kagonbo in his tracks for a moment.

It looks like Bismack Kagonbo has been cut.
Umaga creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
A nice left hand lands by Kagonbo.
Umaga goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Umaga pushes off an throws an elbow but Kagonbo leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Umaga blocks an uppercut.
Umaga prevents a body shot from Kagonbo.
Umaga lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Kagonbo backwards.
A short left from Umaga.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kagonbo swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Umaga misses with a short punch on the inside.
Umaga misses with the head strike.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Umaga.
Kagonbo lands a left hand that snaps the head of Umaga backwards.
Umaga pushes Kagonbo back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.

Umaga breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Kagonbo takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Umaga scores with a nice body kick.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Umaga. Kagonbo shrugs it off though.
Umaga tries a head kick but it misses.
Umaga with a nice cross.
Umaga looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Umaga scores with a nice strike.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A leg kick checked by Kagonbo.
Kagonbo only half commits to the counter leg kick.
A slow jab from Umaga misses its intended target.
Kagonbo with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Umaga to score with a decent uppercut.

Kagonbo is rocked!
Iosefa Umaga seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Umaga pounces like a tiger and cracks Kagonbo with a vicious hook! Kagonbo is down but not out! Umaga follows up with more strikes forcing the ref to jump in and stop it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:38 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Iosefa Umaga!
Iosefa Umaga retains his heavyweight title!
Iosefa Umaga thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: FFA 27: Galanos vs McGuire     
Date:   Jun 30, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Izuagbe Ugoh and Chase Morgan. Ugoh's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Inner Circle - Bad Boys. Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

191 cm
21
207 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
185 cm
20
214 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Very quick
BJJ Blue Belt
Decent boxing
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Izuagbe Ugoh!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Chase Morgan!
The judges for this bout are Alyssa Summers, Joseph Jones and Anthony Taglia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Morgan misses with a hook. Ugoh ducked under it nicely.
Morgan misses with a hook
and Morgan takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Ugoh slips a jab and a cross from Morgan.
Morgan swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Morgan throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Ugoh.
Morgan throws a body shot but no joy.
Ugoh looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Ugoh jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Chase Morgan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Morgan throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Morgan misses with a body shot.
Morgan drops his hands momentarily and Ugoh takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Morgan looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Ugoh on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Ugoh moves away from the strike by Morgan.
Ugoh swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Morgan looks to score with a jab to the body but Ugoh is just out of range.
Ugoh feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Ugoh slips under a jab from Morgan.
Ugoh lands with an uppercut that bounces Morgan off the cage and back into range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Morgan throws a body shot but no joy.
Morgan misses with a few strikes there.
Morgan throws a jab when Ugoh was well out of range.
Morgan takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Ugoh thumps Morgan with a low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A jab lands there for Ugoh.
Ugoh staying out of range there.
Morgan throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ugoh sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Morgan 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.
A combination from Morgan does no damage.
Ugoh cracks Morgan with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Morgan misses with a jab, cross combination.
Morgan misses with a wild body shot.
Morgan throws a series of punches but Ugoh avoids them all with ease.
Ugoh scores with a jab.
Ugoh scores with a sloppy right hand. Morgan should have avoided that one.
Morgan misses with a wild combination.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Morgan takes one to the side of the head.
Morgan scores with a jab to the body.
Ugoh scores with the left hand. Morgan knows he should have avoided that one.
Ugoh takes a swing at Morgan's ribcage but misses.
Ugoh drops his hands momentarily and Morgan takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Morgan walks forward, straight into a front kick from Ugoh.
Morgan's corner calls for a 1-2. Morgan obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Ugoh slips a straight right by Morgan.
Ugoh bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Morgan throws a jab but it's blocked by Ugoh.
Ugoh scores with a shot to the body.
Morgan on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Nice shot by Ugoh.
Ugoh throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Morgan stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Ugoh scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Ugoh turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Ugoh throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Morgan stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Morgan's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Ugoh connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Morgan scrambles back to his feet.
Morgan misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Ugoh looks to score with a jab to the body but Morgan is just out of range.
Morgan takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Morgan misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ugoh.
Morgan takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Morgan takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Ugoh goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
The fighters circling - Morgan throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Morgan takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Morgan throws out a loose jab but Ugoh uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sloppy strikes from Morgan. Those never looked like landing.
Ugoh throws a hook but Morgan blocks it.
Morgan drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Ugoh defends it well.
Ugoh uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Morgan.
An attempted straight right counter from Ugoh misses the target.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Ugoh, right into the meat.
Morgan misses with a leg kick.
Morgan misses with a looping right.
Morgan misses with the combination.
Ugoh ducks under a wild hook from Morgan.
Morgan has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Morgan there as he acknowledges the shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Morgan gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Ugoh.
Morgan looks to score with a jab to the body but Ugoh is just out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Morgan. Ugoh does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Morgan thows a left - swing and a miss!
Morgan takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Morgan steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Ugoh. That one must have hurt.
Ugoh uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Morgan.
A chopping leg kick lands by Ugoh.
Nice jab there from Ugoh.
Morgan throws the left hand but Ugoh avoids the punch easily.
Ugoh keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Morgan.
Ugoh misses with a body shot.
And Morgan tries to counter it with a takedown but Ugoh pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Morgan takes a jab right on the kisser.
Morgan swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ugoh is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Nice shot by Ugoh.
Morgan looks to score with a jab to the body but Ugoh is just out of range.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Ugoh moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Morgan takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Nice body kick from Ugoh.
Ugoh connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Morgan takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Morgan throws a jab but it's blocked by Ugoh.
Ugoh is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Morgan can do to turn this around?
Morgan throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Ugoh stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Morgan chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Ugoh can pounce on him.
Morgan misses with a hook. Ugoh ducked under it nicely.
Morgan looks to land a left hand but Ugoh moved out of range nicely.
A cross from Ugoh lands.
Ugoh misses the shot to the body.
Ugoh takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Morgan takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Donk. Morgan catches Ugoh right on the button with a cross.
Morgan tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ugoh was well out of range. Poor timing from Morgan.
Morgan throws a jab but it's blocked by Ugoh.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Morgan with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Ugoh to score with a decent uppercut.
Nice uppercut lands for Morgan. That snapped Ugoh's head back.
Morgan's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Ugoh throws a lazy right hand but Morgan sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ugoh is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Morgan lands a jab to Ugoh's midsection.
Ugoh lands a nice leg kick that just misses Morgan's sensitive parts.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ugoh lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Ugoh avoids the body shot from Morgan.
Ugoh throwing a counter right hand but Morgan manages to avoid it.
Morgan steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ugoh.
Morgan jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ugoh thuds a left hand into Morgan's body.
Morgan misses with a wild body shot.
Ugoh ducks under a wild hook from Morgan.
Morgan avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A jab from Ugoh misses.
Ugoh connects with a body shot that sends Morgan's belly button to the back.
A slapping body kick lands there for Ugoh.
Jab by Ugoh.
Ugoh has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Morgan finds it's way round the side to connect with Ugoh's head.
Ugoh scores with a jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ugoh misses with a kick to the body.
Morgan moves out of range of the strikes.
Morgan connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Izuagbe Ugoh is winning the standup battle so far.
Morgan throws a wild combination but nothing lands.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ugoh clobbers Morgan with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
A big left from Morgan misses.
Ugoh looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Morgan drops his hands momentarily and Ugoh takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Morgan misses with an uppercut.
Ugoh scores with a jab to the jaw.
Morgan misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ugoh.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Morgan might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Ugoh has got the better of the exchanges.
Ugoh misses with a hook. Morgan ducked under it nicely.
Ugoh bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Ugoh throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Morgan misses with a series of wild punches.
Morgan takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Ugoh - that will leave a mark!
Morgan throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Ugoh.
Ugoh swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A punch combination from Ugoh misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Morgan throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ugoh lands a nice shot that snaps Morgan's head back.
Morgan swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Ugoh dips to his left and cracks Morgan with an uppercut!
Ugoh jabs Morgan to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Morgan has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Morgan is breathing heavily.
A big right from Morgan misses.
Ugoh comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Morgan dips to his left and cracks Ugoh with an uppercut!
Some wild striking there from Ugoh.
Morgan throws a body shot but no joy.
Ugoh paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Morgan on the wrong end of a nice jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ugoh looks to land a combination. Morgan sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Ugoh scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Morgan swings for the body but Ugoh moves out of range.
Morgan misses with a body shot.
As Morgan backs away, Ugoh returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ugoh is looking to slow Morgan down with leg kicks.
Ugoh scores with a hook to the body. Morgan takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
A cross from Ugoh lands.
Morgan throws a lazy uppercut
and Ugoh counters with a leg kick.
Morgan throws a right hand that misses
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Ugoh lands a right hook to the body.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Ugoh, as that shot connected.
Ugoh is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Ugoh lands a nice looking body kick.
Morgan connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Ugoh's hands.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ugoh darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Morgan just misses with a punch to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
An inside leg kick lands from Ugoh.
Morgan throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Ugoh counters with a straight right hand.
Ugoh checks a low kick from Morgan.
Nice jab there from Ugoh.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Morgan throws a body shot but no joy.
Ugoh lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Morgan walks forward, straight into a front kick from Ugoh.
Ugoh misses with a looping right.
Some wild striking there from Morgan.
Morgan takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Ugoh connects with a good right hand that stumbles Morgan. Morgan circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Morgan throws the left hand but Ugoh avoids the punch easily.
Ugoh delivers a nice body kick.
Good standup being displayed there by Ugoh as he connects with a hook.
A chopping leg kick lands by Ugoh.
Morgan takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Morgan has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Ugoh finds it's way round the side to connect with Morgan's head.
Ugoh throws a body shot but no joy.
Morgan takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Morgan takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.

Morgan is rocked!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ugoh slips under a jab from Morgan.
Ugoh fires out a quick counter leg kick but Morgan just manages to avoid it.
Morgan is still on wobbly legs! Can Ugoh finish him?
Ugoh with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Morgan seems to have recovered his senses.
Ugoh avoids the body shot from Morgan.
Morgan throws a jab but it's blocked by Ugoh.
Nice uppercut lands for Ugoh. That snapped Morgan's head back.
Morgan looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Ugoh misses with a straight left.
Ugoh darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Morgan looks to land a combination but Ugoh avoids it well.
It looked like Ugoh wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Ugoh drops Morgan with a naaaaasty hook - Morgan is in real trouble here! Ugoh dives in to side control and pounds out his opponent for a TKO victory! The crowd goes nuts!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:39 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Izuagbe Ugoh!
Izuagbe Ugoh thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: DFC 55: McDonnell Vs Phol     
Date:   Jun 23, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Aaron McGinnis and Tomas Lindberg. McGinnis kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Star.One - Original Badman Feat. Takura & Assassin. Lindberg has chosen At The Gates - The Book of Sand as his entrance music. Tomas Lindberg has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Aaron McGinnis's chin.

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Aaron McGinnis!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Tomas Lindberg!
The judges for this bout are Ron Honeybunn, Ben Hemmingworth and Steve Erwin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
McGinnis loads up on a big right hand but Lindberg slips the punch.
Lindberg fakes high and swings low for a body shot but McGinnis manages to avoid it.
Lindberg lands a body shot.
McGinnis swings widly with a right hand
and Lindberg counters with a stiff right hand.
McGinnis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
McGinnis lands the left hand.
Lindberg takes a swing at McGinnis's ribcage but misses.
Lindberg throws a right hand that McGinnis ducks under and follows up with a left that McGinnis also avoids with ease.
A solid leg kick lands there for McGinnis.
Lindberg throws an uppercut from half a mile away. McGinnis sees it coming and avoids it easily.
McGinnis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Lindberg throws the left hand but McGinnis avoids the punch easily.
Lindberg just misses with a punch to the body.
As Lindberg backs away, McGinnis returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
McGinnis has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
McGinnis thows a left - swing and a miss!
McGinnis throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Nice uppercut lands for McGinnis. That snapped Lindberg's head back.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A head kick misses from McGinnis.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lindberg throws a sloppy body shot
and McGinnis counters with a stiff right hand.
McGinnis throws a hook to the side of Lindberg's head but Lindberg sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Lindberg throws a series of punches but McGinnis moves out of range.
Lindberg misses with a wild combination.
Lindberg connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Lindberg misses with the combination.
Lindberg moves away from the strike by McGinnis.
Lindberg throws out a counter right but McGinnis avoids it with no problem.
Lindberg's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Lindberg duly obliges.
McGinnis scores with a hook to the body. Lindberg takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Aaron McGinnis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Lindberg swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Lindberg scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. McGinnis doesn't seem bothered though.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
McGinnis lands a leg kick that knocks Lindberg off balance momentarily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lindberg moves away from the strike by McGinnis.
A big right from McGinnis misses.
Lindberg lands a jab.
Lindberg waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract McGinnis.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by McGinnis.
Lindberg throws a lazy right hand but McGinnis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Lindberg misses with a straight left.
A little feinted left hand from McGinnis on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Decent striking displayed by Lindberg there.
A slapping leg kick lands for McGinnis.
A head kick misses from McGinnis.
McGinnis moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
McGinnis looks to score with a jab to the body but Lindberg is just out of range.
Lindberg swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
McGinnis misses with a straight left.
McGinnis displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Lindberg throws out the jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lindberg rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but McGinnis moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
McGinnis takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
McGinnis throws a leg kick which misses Lindberg's front leg but catches the back leg as Lindberg tries to avoid it.
McGinnis lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Lindberg digs a good body shot into McGinnis's ribs.
McGinnis misses with a low kick.
Lindberg takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Lindberg misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from McGinnis.
McGinnis fires out a quick counter leg kick but Lindberg just manages to avoid it.
Lindberg takes a swing at McGinnis's ribcage but misses.
McGinnis misses with a low kick.
McGinnis lands with a nice body kick.
Lindberg takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
McGinnis throws a head kick that Lindberg semi-blocks.
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!
McGinnis throws a leg kick that is checked
and McGinnis takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Lindberg swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A little feinted left hand from McGinnis on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lindberg throws out a powerful jab.
McGinnis on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Lindberg throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck McGinnis on the side of the head.
A jab from Lindberg misses.
A nice leg kick lands there from McGinnis.
McGinnis scores with a head kick.
McGinnis tries a head kick but it misses.
Lindberg connects with a looping right hand.
McGinnis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Lindberg manages to avoid it.
McGinnis connects with the punch.
McGinnis lands with a straight right. Lindberg didn't see that one coming.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nice body punch from Lindberg.
McGinnis misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Lindberg looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Lindberg throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent McGinnis stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
McGinnis staying out of range there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Tomas Lindberg will probably get the nod.
That's time! McGinnis's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


McGinnis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A bone on bone clash there as Lindberg blocks the leg kick.
Lindberg scores with a jab. McGinnis acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Lindberg swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Lindberg connects with a body shot that sends McGinnis's belly button to the back.
McGinnis misses with a leg kick.
Lindberg blocks a jab.
McGinnis lands with a thumping leg kick.
McGinnis loads up on a big right hand but Lindberg slips the punch.
McGinnis thuds a left hand into Lindberg's body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGinnis ducks under a wild hook from Lindberg.
McGinnis appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Lindberg moves out of range of the strikes.
A big left from Lindberg misses.
Lindberg throws a jab when McGinnis was well out of range.
McGinnis fires out a quick counter leg kick but Lindberg just manages to avoid it.
Lindberg throws out a loose jab but McGinnis uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McGinnis ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
McGinnis just misses with a punch to the body.
McGinnis throws a good cross that connects.
McGinnis digs a good body shot into Lindberg's ribs.
A big left from McGinnis misses.
McGinnis takes a body punch but keeps moving.
McGinnis misses with a body kick.
Lindberg misses with a right hand
and McGinnis counters with a nice leg kick.
McGinnis keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Lindberg.
Lindberg throws a right hand that misses
and McGinnis counters with a nice uppercut.
McGinnis lands with a nice body punch.
McGinnis just misses with a punch to the body.
Lindberg throws a shot from downtown. McGinnis moves away and avoids it.
Aaron McGinnis is winning the standup battle so far.
Lindberg lands a right hook to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Lindberg misses with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lindberg misses with a body shot.
McGinnis throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
McGinnis with a hook.
Lindberg misses with a hook
and McGinnis counters with a right hand to the body.
Lindberg closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Lindberg ducks down and throws a hook to the body but McGinnis moves away.
McGinnis smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Lindberg throws a hook but McGinnis blocks it.
McGinnis connects with an inside leg kick.
Nice body punch from McGinnis.
A nice inside leg kick there by McGinnis. That's going to slow Lindberg down.
A swing and a miss from Lindberg.
McGinnis throwing a counter right hand but Lindberg manages to avoid it.
Lindberg misses the body punch
and McGinnis counters with a lovely straight right hand!
McGinnis throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Lindberg stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McGinnis with a hook.
Lindberg throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
McGinnis pivots, looking for a leg kick but Lindberg is out of range and McGinnis settles back down.
Lindberg throws a body shot but no joy.
McGinnis lands a jab to the nose.
McGinnis takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Lindberg checks a leg kick nicely.
McGinnis connects with a looping right hand.
McGinnis 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.
McGinnis lands a nice looking body shot.
McGinnis thuds a left hand into Lindberg's body.
Lindberg jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A good leg kick by McGinnis.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Lindberg misses with an uppercut.
McGinnis is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McGinnis looks to score with a jab to the body but Lindberg is just out of range.
Lindberg throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Lindberg fakes high and swings low for a body shot but McGinnis manages to avoid it.
Lindberg takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
McGinnis attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
McGinnis throws a push kick but Lindberg slaps the foot to one side.
McGinnis throws a sloppy head kick and Lindberg moves out of range easily.
A little jabbing left from Lindberg on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
McGinnis is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Lindberg can do to turn this around?
Lindberg pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Lindberg digs a good body shot into McGinnis's ribs.
McGinnis jabs Lindberg right on the nose. Lindberg blinks but takes it well.
Lindberg connects with a right hand. McGinnis shakes it off.
McGinnis moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
McGinnis throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Lindberg stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
McGinnis tries to score with a low kick but Lindberg moves his leg out of the way.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


McGinnis throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Lindberg lands with a hook. McGinnis tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
McGinnis connects with a right hand. Lindberg shakes it off.
McGinnis looks to score with a jab to the body but Lindberg is just out of range.
Lindberg takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
No joy there for Lindberg, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Lindberg takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
McGinnis throws a nice outside leg kick.
McGinnis wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Lindberg misses with a left hand
and McGinnis counters with a straight right hand.
A looping hook to the body misses from Lindberg. McGinnis does a little dance to reset his feet.
McGinnis feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Lindberg misses with a wild combination.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McGinnis moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McGinnis throws a body punch but Lindberg moves out of range.
McGinnis with a jab.
Lindberg swings widly with a right hand
and McGinnis counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A solid leg kick lands there for McGinnis.
Lindberg takes one on the chin but seems OK.
McGinnis missing with a left hand there. Lindberg was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Lindberg scores with a nice strike.
Lindberg has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from McGinnis.
McGinnis looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Lindberg stuns McGinnis with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Lindberg moves away from the strike by McGinnis.
Lindberg keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Lindberg throws a jab when McGinnis was well out of range.
McGinnis thuds his right hand into Lindberg's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Lindberg scores with a jab to the body.
Lindberg's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Lindberg moves out of range as McGinnis strikes.
McGinnis is looking to score with low kicks.
Lindberg lands a jab to McGinnis's midsection.
Lindberg connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
McGinnis keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Lindberg.
McGinnis looks to land a left hand but Lindberg moved out of range nicely.
McGinnis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Lindberg.
Lindberg with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling McGinnis to score with a decent uppercut.
McGinnis throws a jab when Lindberg was well out of range.
A big right from McGinnis misses.
Lindberg throws an off balance right hand
and McGinnis counters with an inside leg kick.
Nice body punch from Lindberg.
Lindberg scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McGinnis lands with a shot to the body.
Lindberg throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Lindberg ducks down and throws a hook to the body but McGinnis moves away.
Lindberg ducks down and throws a hook to the body but McGinnis moves away.
McGinnis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Lindberg was well out of range. Poor timing from McGinnis.
A decent looking body kick lands there for McGinnis.
McGinnis does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Lindberg misses with a wild combination.
McGinnis moves into range and connects with a jab.
McGinnis misses with a low kick.
Lindberg has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
McGinnis slips a jab from Lindberg.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A big left from Lindberg misses.
Lindberg takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Lindberg throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
McGinnis throws a leg kick
and Lindberg counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Lindberg moves into range and connects with a jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Lindberg rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and McGinnis counters with a left to the body.
McGinnis cracks Lindberg with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
McGinnis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
McGinnis with a body punch. A glancing blow.
McGinnis slips under a jab from Lindberg.
McGinnis misses with a wild body shot.
Lindberg misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from McGinnis.
Lindberg misses with a hook. McGinnis ducked under it nicely.
Lindberg takes a swing at McGinnis's ribcage but misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Aaron McGinnis clearly takes that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


McGinnis showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Lindberg.
Lindberg cracks McGinnis with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Lindberg misses with a hook
and McGinnis counters with a nice uppercut.
Lindberg avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Lindberg lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but McGinnis circles away quickly and effectively.
Lindberg takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
McGinnis throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
McGinnis cracks Lindberg with an open hand slap.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lindberg takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
McGinnis misses with a straight left.
McGinnis misses with a looping left.
McGinnis takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lindberg takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
McGinnis scores with a punch to the head.
Lindberg throws a right hand that McGinnis ducks under and follows up with a left that McGinnis also avoids with ease.
McGinnis half committed to a counter leg kick.
McGinnis fails to land with a series of punches.
Lindberg throws a hook but McGinnis avoids it easily.
McGinnis throws a lazy head kick
and Lindberg counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
McGinnis on the wrong end of a nice jab.
A solid leg kick lands there for McGinnis.
McGinnis throws a leg kick but Lindberg sees it coming and moves out of range.
Lindberg misses with a straight left.
Lindberg checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Lindberg ducks under a wild hook from McGinnis.
McGinnis throws a jab when Lindberg was well out of range.
Lindberg misses with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McGinnis steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Lindberg.
McGinnis fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Lindberg misses with a body shot.
Lindberg scores with a decent looking hook.
Lindberg wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Donk. Lindberg catches McGinnis right on the button with a cross.
McGinnis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Lindberg.
Lindberg doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
McGinnis avoids the body shot from Lindberg.
McGinnis thumps Lindberg with a low kick.
McGinnis throws a hook to the side of Lindberg's head but Lindberg sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
McGinnis lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
McGinnis misses with a body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lindberg swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
McGinnis throws a head kick that misses
and Lindberg counters with a nice uppercut.
Lindberg blocks a jab.
Lindberg appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
McGinnis lands with an uppercut that bounces Lindberg off the cage and back into range.
McGinnis throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Lindberg misses with the combination.
Lindberg takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Lindberg doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Lindberg waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract McGinnis.
McGinnis connects with a jab.
McGinnis throws a nice inside leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McGinnis loads up on a big right hand but Lindberg slips the punch.
Lindberg checks a leg kick nicely.
McGinnis fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
McGinnis missing with a left hand there. Lindberg was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Lindberg slips under a jab.
Lindberg throws a jab when McGinnis was well out of range.
Lindberg misses with a straight left.
McGinnis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Lindberg was well out of range. Poor timing from McGinnis.
Lindberg misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from McGinnis.
Lindberg takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
A left lands for Lindberg.
Lindberg misses with a looping left.
McGinnis throws a leg kick that misses.
Lindberg closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Aaron McGinnis had his way with Tomas Lindberg in that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


McGinnis moves out of range as Lindberg strikes.
McGinnis catches Lindberg with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Lindberg swings and misses with a hook to the body.
McGinnis looks to land a right hand but Lindberg moved out of range.
A swing and a miss from Lindberg.
McGinnis swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Lindberg ducks down and throws a hook to the body but McGinnis moves away.
It looked like McGinnis was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Lindberg.
McGinnis lands a head kick!
McGinnis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGinnis misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Lindberg.
Lindberg looks like he wants to counter punch here.
McGinnis ducks under a wild hook from Lindberg.
Lindberg scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Lindberg dodges the punch combination from McGinnis.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lindberg misses with an uppercut. McGinnis saw that one coming.
Lindberg dips to his left and cracks McGinnis with an uppercut!
McGinnis connects with a leg kick. Lindberg looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
McGinnis steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Lindberg.
McGinnis throws a quick inside leg kick.
McGinnis throws a sloppy head kick and Lindberg moves out of range easily.
Lindberg throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
McGinnis bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Lindberg lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
A head kick misses from McGinnis.
McGinnis connects with a right hand. Lindberg shakes it off.
Lindberg has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Lindberg there as he acknowledges the shot.
McGinnis lands a nice looking kick to the body. Lindberg takes a step back to recover.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Lindberg tries to move into range but McGinnis moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Lindberg lands a nice hook to McGinnis's body. McGinnis takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
No joy there for Lindberg, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Donk. McGinnis catches Lindberg right on the button with a cross.
Tomas Lindberg has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Lindberg misses with a right hand
and McGinnis counters with a nice uppercut.
McGinnis throws a solid leg kick but Lindberg takes the impact on his shin and smiles at McGinnis.
Lindberg throws a body shot but no joy.
Lindberg defending well as McGinnis loads up on a big left hand.
McGinnis is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
McGinnis throws a looping overhand right but Lindberg ducks down to avoid it.
Lindberg misses the shot to the body.
Lindberg throws an ugly left hook that misses
and McGinnis connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McGinnis shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Lindberg blocks a jab.
Some wild striking there from Lindberg.
McGinnis lands a nice shot to the body.
Lindberg throws a looping overhand right but McGinnis ducks down to avoid it.
That kick from McGinnis tenderised Lindberg's leg. Lindberg is trying to keep his angry face on.
McGinnis avoids the body shot from Lindberg.
McGinnis throws a body punch but Lindberg moves out of range.
McGinnis feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Lindbergs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Lindberg throws a hook but McGinnis avoids it easily.
McGinnis scores with a kick to the body.
Lindberg misses with a jab, cross combination.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McGinnis throws a leg kick which misses Lindberg's front leg but catches the back leg as Lindberg tries to avoid it.
McGinnis avoids the body shot from Lindberg.
McGinnis lands a nice leg kick that just misses Lindberg's sensitive parts.
Nice shot lands for McGinnis.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McGinnis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Lindberg was well out of range. Poor timing from McGinnis.
Lindberg stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from McGinnis.
Lindberg has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from McGinnis finds it's way round the side to connect with Lindberg's head.
McGinnis lands a body shot.
Lindberg missing with a left hand there. McGinnis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A looping hook to the body misses from Lindberg. McGinnis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Lindberg misses the shot to the body.
McGinnis swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
McGinnis lands a leg kick that knocks Lindberg off balance momentarily.
McGinnis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Lindberg.

And that's the end of the fight!
Aaron McGinnis showed his dominance in that final round.
Well McGinnis 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 Ron Honeybunn scores the fight 50:45
Judge Ben Hemmingworth scores the fight 50:45
Judge Steve Erwin scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Aaron McGinnis!

Aaron McGinnis retains his featherweight title!
A victorious Aaron McGinnis 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: Bushido58: Soszynski vs Mayhem     
Date:   Jun 23, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Jalaluddin Aziz and Marcio Alvarez. Chooooooooon! I think Aziz might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Dalshar Project - Afghan Rastaman. Alvarez has chosen Made in Brazil as his entrance music. Marcio Alvarez has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

177 cm
22
158 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
173 cm
22
165 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
KO power
Excellent grappler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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RAGS of a RONIN
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jalaluddin Aziz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Marcio Alvarez!
The judges for this bout are Taro Takaoka, Yuuki Gou and Tatsuya Matsuyama.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Alvarez looks to throw a body kick
and Aziz counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Aziz sizes up Alvarez with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Alvarez on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Alvarez moves out of range of the strikes.
Alvarez wants to counter the offense by Aziz and move into the clinch position.
Aziz scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Alvarez doesn't seem bothered though.
Aziz throws out a powerful jab.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Aziz.

Alvarez is rocked!
Aziz cracks Alvarez with a hook to the temple - Alvarez is on wobbly legs here! Aziz swarms him with hook after hook, landing with each one! Alvarez falls to the canvas face first and the referee dives in to stop the fight! Aziz wins by TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Jalaluddin Aziz!
An out of breath Jalaluddin Aziz thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: Bushido58: Soszynski vs Mayhem     
Date:   Jun 23, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Krystian Soszynski and Bryan Mayhem. Soszynski comes to the ring accompanied by Sabaton - 40 : 1. I'm sure you'll be fascinated to know that I was talking to some pointless Z list celebrity before the fight and he thought that Bryan Mayhem was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

188 cm
23
207 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
180 cm
30
224 lbs
16 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

RAGS of a RONIN
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Krystian Soszynski!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bryan Mayhem!
The judges for this bout are Ren Mimura, Sosuke Kotani and Kenichi Hosakawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Good work by Mayhem as he checks the leg kick.
It seemed like Mayhem was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Mayhem misses with a shot to the body
and Soszynski counters with a left to the body.
Soszynski throws a jab when Mayhem was well out of range.
Soszynski is looking to score with low kicks.
Mayhem swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Mayhem tries to clinch but Soszynski moves out of range.
Soszynski lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Soszynski misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Mayhem has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Soszynski on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
A big left from Soszynski misses.
Mayhem swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Soszynski misses with a hook to the body
letting Mayhem counter with a right hand.
Soszynski has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Mayhem avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Krystian Soszynski seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mayhem misses with a head shot. Soszynski uses the momentum to regain guard.
Soszynski keeping moving, preventing Mayhem from controlling successfully.
Mayhem in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Soszynski keeping moving, preventing Mayhem from controlling successfully.
Mayhem throwing strikes but missing.
Mayhem slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

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.
Mayhem trying to control the position from guard on top but Soszynski is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Mayhem might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Soszynski haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
A head kick misses from Soszynski.
Mayhem has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Mayhem there as he acknowledges the shot.
Soszynski bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Mayhem's head.
Soszynski digs a good body shot into Mayhem's ribs.
Soszynski throws a hook but Mayhem avoids it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayhem misses with a hook.
Soszynski gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Mayhem uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Soszynski.
Soszynski swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Mayhem displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Soszynski throws out the jab.
Mayhem looks for a takedown but Soszynski sprawls well.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Soszynski, right into the meat.
Krystian Soszynski is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Mayhem ducks under a wild hook from Soszynski.
It seemed like Mayhem was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Mayhem misses with a hook. Soszynski ducked under it nicely.
An attempted straight right counter from Soszynski misses the target.

Mayhem shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Soszynski manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Mayhem.
Soszynski controls Mayhem momentarily but Mayhem frees himself.
Mayhem scoring with punches to the head and body.
Mayhem is looking to work some ground and pound but Soszynski has wrist control.
Mayhem postures up in Soszynski's guard and throws a big left but Soszynski blocks it.
Mayhem is looking to work some ground and pound but Soszynski has wrist control.
Mayhem with a flurry of punches that miss.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Soszynski avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Mayhem in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
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 Krystian Soszynski will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Soszynski misses with a leg kick
enabling Mayhem to counter with a crisp jab.
Soszynski throws a leg kick

and Mayhem counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Mayhem not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Mayhem thows a huge punch but Soszynski dodges it nicely.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Mayhem in particular looking to stall.
Mayhem lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Mayhem thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Soszynski is staying active underneath Mayhem, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mayhem misses with a head shot. Soszynski uses the momentum to regain guard.
Mayhem throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Soszynski works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Mayhem wants to control from the top but Soszynski keeps moving.
Soszynski has control of Mayhem's left arm, preventing Mayhem from doing any damage.
Mayhem is looking to work some ground and pound but Soszynski has wrist control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Mayhem trying to control the position from guard on top but Soszynski is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Soszynski with a hook.
Soszynski cracks Mayhem with a right hand to the side of the head.
Soszynski throws an off balance right hand
and Soszynski takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Soszynski dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Mayhem. That did some damage!

Mayhem rushes Soszynski and pushes him back against the ropes in a clinch.
Soszynski works on Mayhem's body with a couple of short punches.
Soszynski tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Mayhem jumps guard and drags Soszynski to the mat. He's obviously going to be looking for submissions off his back.
Soszynski wants to pass the guard but Mayhem is keeping the position.
Mayhem is adopting a defensive guard.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayhem working a defensive guard here.
Mayhem doesn't do any damage with a couple of strikes from the bottom.
Mayhem is looking to sweep but instead, Soszynski has passed into half guard.
Mayhem has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Mayhem wants to get back to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Mayhem trying to hold on to Soszynski's head to control him but Soszynski postures up.
Mayhem slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Mayhem wants to control the position but Soszynski says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.
Mayhem wants to improve his position but Soszynski is controlling well.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Mayhem is concentrating on defense, preventing Soszynski from advancing position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bryan Mayhem 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!


Soszynski connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Mayhem's hands.
Mayhem tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
A low kick from Soszynski misses
and Mayhem counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Mayhem tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Soszynski misses with a body punch
and Mayhem counters with a nice uppercut.
Soszynski lands a front kick.
Mayhem uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Soszynski.
Soszynski lands a slapping body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Soszynski cracks a nice hook into Mayhem's ribs.
Soszynski throws a hook but Mayhem avoids it easily.
A little jabbing left from Mayhem on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Krystian Soszynski is winning the standup battle so far.
Soszynski motions for Mayhem to come forward. Soszynski throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mayhem misses with a body shot
and Soszynski connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Soszynski throws a push kick but Mayhem slaps the foot to one side.
Mayhem catches Soszynski with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Soszynski connects with a good right hand that stumbles Mayhem. Mayhem circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Soszynski throws a low kick, looking for Mayhem's leg but Mayhem calmly moves out of range.
Mayhem drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Soszynski defends it well.
Soszynski throws a jab but it's blocked by Mayhem.
Mayhem with the counter takedown but Soszynski avoids it easily.
Mayhem rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Soszynski makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Soszynski keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Mayhem takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Mayhem keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Soszynski throws a shot from downtown. Mayhem moves away and avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Soszynski punishes Mayhem's body with a nice straight punch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Soszynski throws a front kick that sends Mayhem stumbling back into the ropes.
Nice cross by Soszynski.
Soszynski throws out a loose jab but Mayhem uses good head movement to avoid it.
Soszynski throws a leg kick that is checked

and Mayhem counters by moving into the clinch.
Mayhem tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Soszynski tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mayhem's elbow.
Soszynski looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Mayhem swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Soszynski lands a body shot.
Mayhem tries to throw a body punch but Soszynski avoids it by throwing Mayhem back against the ropes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A right hook to the body lands for Soszynski.
Mayhem takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Soszynski lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Mayhem is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Soszynski pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Soszynski presses Mayhem against the ropes and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Soszynski misses with a body punch.
Mayhem misses with a hook from the clinch.
Soszynski misses with a body punch.
Soszynski goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mayhem struggles to land a body shot inside as Soszynski controls his hands.
Mayhem misses with the head strike.
Mayhem pushes Soszynski back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Soszynski lands an uppercut.
Mayhem tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mayhem is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Soszynski is defending well.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Soszynski.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski tries a body shot but Mayhem blocks it.
Soszynski tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mayhem misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mayhem throws a head punch that misses.
Soszynski misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mayhem wants a takedown but no success here.
Krystian Soszynski has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Bryan Mayhem.
Mayhem blocks an uppercut.

Soszynski escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Soszynski ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Mayhem moves away.
Mayhem swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Soszynski lands with a good body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mayhem staying out of range there.
Mayhem throws out a counter right but Soszynski avoids it with no problem.
Mayhem tries to clinch up.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Krystian Soszynski clearly takes that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Mayhem 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.
Soszynski connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

Mayhem bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
Mayhem throws an elbow but Soszynski slips to the side and avoids it well.
Mayhem trying to control the action but Soszynski is working from the bottom.
Soszynski tries to improve position but can't.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mayhem looks up at the clock and then as Soszynski takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Mayhem smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!

It looks like Krystian Soszynski has been cut.
Mayhem working away.
Soszynski avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Mayhem.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A lull in the action here.
Soszynski taking a bit of punishment here - Mayhem scoring with strikes.
Mayhem in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.
Mayhem throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Mayhem tries to advance to mount but Soszynski denies him.
Soszynski tries to get back to half guard but can't.

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.
The ground and pound from Mayhem seems to be hitting the mat more than his opponent.
Soszynski parries the strikes from Mayhem easily there. Mayhem is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Soszynski to escape.
Mayhem throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Mayhem throwing ground and pound but whilst doing so, he forgets to control position and Soszynski works his way back to half guard. Good composure under pressure.
Mayhem throwing shots but Soszynski is blocking nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mayhem not doing much here.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Mayhem throws a right hand that misses
and Soszynski counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Soszynski lands a slapping body shot.
Mayhem throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Soszynski throws a chopping leg kick but Mayhem manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Mayhem feints the counter takedown.
Soszynski throws a sloppy head kick
and Mayhem counters with a stiff right hand.
Soszynski comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Soszynski looks to score with a jab to the body but Mayhem is just out of range.
Soszynski jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Soszynski jabs at Mayhem's body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mayhem moves out of range of the leg kick from Soszynski.
Soszynski throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Mayhem.
Soszynski throws a leg kick but Mayhem checks it.
Mayhem drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Soszynski defends it well.
Mayhem ducks under a wild hook from Soszynski.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Mayhem! But no joy.
Soszynski misses with an uppercut
and Mayhem cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
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!
Mayhem misses with a body shot.
Soszynski throws a body punch but Mayhem moves out of range.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Nice defenses there by Mayhem.
Soszynski is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Mayhem.
A decent looking cross lands there for Mayhem.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Bryan Mayhem will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Krystian Soszynski's cut.
That's time! Soszynski's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


A big left from Soszynski misses.
Soszynski misses with a low kick.
Soszynski scores with a shot to the body.
Soszynski swings for the body but Mayhem moves out of range.
Mayhem throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Soszynski sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Soszynski lunges at Mayhem with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Mayhem's hand.
Mayhem takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Soszynski throws an off balance right hand

so Mayhem counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Mayhem trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Mayhem scoring with punches to the head and body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Soszynski pulls Mayhem in close to prevent any damage.
Mayhem is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Mayhem trying to control the position from guard on top but Soszynski is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Soszynski trying to keep a closed guard but Mayhem is proving a slippery customer.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.

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.
A lazy left from Mayhem finds it's target.
Soszynski throws a nice inside leg kick.
Mayhem walks into a straight right hand from Soszynski.
A telegraphed right hand from Mayhem misses the target.
Soszynski throws a big shot that misses.
Soszynski's jab looks to have found its range, popping Mayhem under the eye.
Soszynski fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Mayhem.
Mayhem avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Mayhem tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Soszynski scores with a nice head shot.
Mayhem shoots in looking for a takedown but Soszynski manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Mayhem's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski throws a hook to the side of Mayhem's head but Mayhem sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Mayhem thows a left - swing and a miss!
Soszynski scores with a shot to the body.
Soszynski throws a quick inside leg kick.
Soszynski connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Bryan Mayhem has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A nice inside leg kick there by Soszynski. That's going to slow Mayhem down.
Mayhem scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Soszynski throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Soszynski smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Mayhem throws a looping overhand right but Soszynski ducks down to avoid it.
A little feinted left hand from Soszynski on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mayhem uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Soszynski.
Soszynski misses with an uppercut. Mayhem saw that one coming.
Mayhem looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Soszynski lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Soszynski takes a swing at Mayhem's ribcage but misses.
Mayhem let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Mayhem throws a hook but Soszynski avoids it easily.
Mayhem avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Soszynski looks to score with a jab to the body but Mayhem is just out of range.
Mayhem tries to clinch but Soszynski moves out of range.
Soszynski went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Soszynski blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

And that's the end of the fight!
Krystian Soszynski showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Soszynski 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 Ren Mimura scores the fight for Krystian Soszynski!
Judge Sosuke Kotani scores the fight for Krystian Soszynski!
Judge Kenichi Hosakawa scores the fight for Krystian Soszynski!

Krystian Soszynski wins by unanimous decision!

Krystian Soszynski retains his light heavyweight title!
After winning the bout, Krystian Soszynski thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: Bushido58: Soszynski vs Mayhem     
Date:   Jun 23, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Junior Vilson and Gil Jacobson. Vilson comes to the ring accompanied by Haiti Voodoo Music. Jacobson is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Over, Under, Sideways, Down. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

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157 lbs
10 - 0 - 0
180 cm
23
157 lbs
11 - 1 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Junior Vilson!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Gil Jacobson!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Shimada, Kenichi Hosakawa and Yukihiro Yamamoto.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Vilson cracks Jacobson with an open hand slap.
Jacobson slips a jab from Vilson.
Jacobson has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Vilson tries to close the distance and clinch up but Jacobson swats him away and circles back towards the center.

Vilson instigates a clinch.
Jacobson blocking some punches.
Jacobson lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Vilson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Vilson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A short right from Vilson on the inside.
Jacobson is leaning against Vilson and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Jacobson blocks a body shot from Vilson.
Vilson throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Jacobson lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Vilson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Jacobson's elbow.
Nice body punch from Jacobson - that landed with a thud.
Jacobson lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A head punch on the inside from Vilson fails to land.
Vilson lands a shot to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Jacobson.
Jacobson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

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

Vilson clinches up against the ropes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jacobson tries to throw a body punch but Vilson avoids it by throwing Jacobson back against the ropes.
Vilson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Jacobson lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Vilson backwards.
Vilson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Jacobson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Jacobson lands with a left to the head.
With the fighters clinched against the ropes, Vilson creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Jacobson tries a body shot but Vilson blocks it.
Jacobson is looking to break free of the clinch but Vilson has double underhooks.
Vilson lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A left hand lands to the body for Jacobson.
Jacobson blocks an uppercut.
Jacobson misses with a body punch.
Jacobson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Vilson works on Jacobson's body with a couple of short punches.
Vilson misses with a hook to the ribs.
Vilson throws a head punch that misses.
Vilson scores with a shot to the side of Jacobson's head.
Jacobson misses with a punch on the inside.
Jacobson throws a punch but it's blocked by Vilson.
Vilson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vilson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jacobson.
Jacobson looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Vilson works Jacobson's body with a nice hook.
Vilson closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Jacobson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Vilson.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Jacobson, right into the meat.
Jacobson checks a low kick from Vilson.
Jacobson lands with a hook. Vilson tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jacobson.
Jacobson looking to land some kicks to the body here.

Vilson closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the ropes.
Jacobson misses with a punch on the inside.
Jacobson tries to circle away but Vilson has him pinned against the ropes.
A short uppercut from Vilson.
Vilson tries to work over Jacobson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Vilson tries to throw a body punch but Jacobson avoids it by throwing Vilson back against the ropes.
Jacobson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Jacobson's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Good body shot from Jacobson.
Jacobson working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Jacobson scores with a nice hook to the head.
Vilson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Vilson lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Vilson blocks an uppercut.
Vilson gets through Jacobson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Vilson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Vilson throws a head punch that misses.
Jacobson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Jacobson stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Vilson softening up his opponent with strikes, against the ropes.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Jacobson.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Jacobson.
Vilson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch on the inside from Jacobson fails to land.
A short uppercut from Jacobson.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Vilson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from Vilson.
Vilson blocking some punches.
Vilson misses with a body punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jacobson pushes Vilson back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Jacobson misses with some punches.
Vilson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Vilson struggles to land a body shot inside as Jacobson controls his hands.

Jacobson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Jacobson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Vilson just misses with a punch to the body.
Jacobson cracks Vilson with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Vilson with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Jacobson to score with a decent uppercut.
Vilson looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Vilson scores with a punch to the head.
Vilson's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Jacobson connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Vilson scrambles back to his feet.
Vilson misses with a looping left.
Vilson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jacobson.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A swing and a miss from Jacobson.

Vilson has Jacobson up against the ropes in a clinch.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
A nice right hand lands inside from Jacobson.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Gil Jacobson 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.


Jacobson avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Jacobson throws out a counter right but Vilson avoids it with no problem.
Jacobson lands with a shot to the body.
Vilson lands the left hand.
Jacobson scores with a jab to the jaw.
Jacobson throws an off balance right hand
and Vilson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Vilson moves in looking to clinch but Jacobson pushes him off.
Vilson drops his hands momentarily and Jacobson takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
A punch lands to the side of Jacobson 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Vilson throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Jacobson counters with a stiff right hand.
Vilson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
A jab from Jacobson misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Vilson misses with an attempted mid kick.
Vilson throws a head kick but Jacobson moves out of range.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Jacobson in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Jacobson thuds his shin into the meat of Vilson's side.
Jacobson misses with a leg kick
and Jacobson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Vilson jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jacobson moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Vilson lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Jacobson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Jacobson lands the left hand.
Jacobson scores with a body shot.
Vilson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Jacobson.
Vilson pushes Jacobson away with a front kick.
Vilson ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Jacobson throws a right hand that misses
and Vilson counters with a straight right hand.
Vilson lands the left hand.
Jacobson slips a jab from Vilson.
Jacobson is trying to counter with his kicks.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Vilson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Jacobson looks to score with a jab to the body but Vilson is just out of range.
A jab from Jacobson misses.
Jacobson blocks a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jacobson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Vilson throws out the jab.
Vilson stuns Jacobson with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Jacobson lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Nice defenses there by Vilson.
Vilson avoids the head kick by Jacobson.
Vilson pivots, looking for a leg kick but Jacobson is out of range and Vilson settles back down.
Jacobson comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Vilson misses with a low kick.
Vilson blocks a jab.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Vilson, right into the meat.
Jacobson scores with a spinning back kick!

Vilson moves into the clinch.
Jacobson lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Vilson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Jacobson throws a punch but it's blocked by Vilson.
Jacobson lands with a left to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jacobson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Jacobson prevents a body shot from Vilson.
Jacobson pushes Vilson back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A short right from Jacobson on the inside.
Jacobson's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Vilson lands with a short shot to the head.
Jacobson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Jacobson digs a right hand underneath Vilson's ribcage. Vilson let out a lung full of air as it connected.
A head punch on the inside from Vilson fails to land.
Gil Jacobson seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Jacobson blocks an uppercut.
Jacobson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Jacobson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Vilson.
Jacobson lands with a light punch inside.
Vilson throws a head punch that misses.
Jacobson tries to break the clinch but Vilson is controlling the position.
Vilson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Vilson presses Jacobson against the ropes and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Vilson misses with a punch to the body.
Vilson lands a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jacobson misses with the head strike.
A nice left hand lands by Vilson.
Jacobson's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
A nice right hand lands inside from Vilson.
Vilson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Vilson has a couple of punches blocked by Jacobson.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Vilson.
Vilson tries to work over Jacobson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Jacobson breaks from the clinch.
Vilson connects with a leg kick. Jacobson looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
The crowd cheers as Jacobson lands an impressive looking overhand right. Vilson doesn't seem phased though.
Jacobson slips under a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Vilson stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Vilson checks a leg kick.
Jacobson throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Jacobson throws a hook but Vilson avoids it easily.
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 Junior Vilson will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Jacobson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Vilson tries to clinch but Jacobson is having none of it.
Jacobson let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Vilson jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Vilson throws a nice inside leg kick.
Vilson moves in looking to clinch but Jacobson pushes him off.
Vilson scores with a jab. Jacobson acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Vilson looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
A good leg kick by Vilson.
Jab, jab by Vilson - just one landing.
Vilson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Vilson lands a head shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jacobson ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Jacobson lands a lovely overhand right.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jacobson throws a looping overhand right but Vilson ducks down to avoid it.
Gil Jacobson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Jacobson misses the shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jacobson misses with a left hand
enabling Vilson to counter with a crisp jab.
Vilson rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Jacobson counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Vilson thinking.
Vilson looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Jacobson scores with a leg kick.
Vilson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jacobson.
Vilson misses with a right hand
and Jacobson counters with a nice uppercut.
Jacobson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Vilson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jacobson lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
A low kick from Vilson misses
and Jacobson counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Jacobson lands with a cross.
Vilson tests Jacobson's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Vilson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Vilson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jacobson.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Vilson steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Jacobson. That one must have hurt.
Jacobson checks the leg kick nicely there.
Jacobson throws out a counter right but Vilson avoids it with no problem.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vilson wants to slow Jacobson down by chopping away at his legs.
Vilson lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Vilson throws a leg kick but Jacobson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Jacobson follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Jacobson, right into the meat.
Jacobson blocks a head kick by Vilson.
Vilson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Vilson smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Vilson smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Vilson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jacobson.
Jacobson misses with a body kick.
Jacobson thumps Vilson with a low kick.
Vilson throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Vilson takes a jab right on the kisser.
Jacobson scores with a jab to the head.
Jacobson walks into a straight right hand from Vilson.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice uppercut lands for Vilson. That snapped Jacobson's head back.
The fight stays on the outside here - Vilson looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Vilson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jacobson's sensitive parts.
Jacobson takes one to the chin there.
Jacobson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Vilson misses with a hook.
Jacobson slips under a jab from Vilson.
A nice side step and Jacobson releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Jacobson misses with a looping left.
Jacobson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jacobson catches Vilson with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Vilson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Vilson takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Vilson slips a jab from Jacobson.
Jacobson thows a leg kick but Vilson checks it
and Vilson counters with a right hand to the body.
Vilson scores with a hook to the body. Jacobson takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jacobson throws a low kick but it's checked well by Vilson.
Vilson scores with a jab to the head.
Jacobson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Jacobson drops his hands momentarily and Vilson takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Vilson defending well as Jacobson loads up on a big left hand.
Vilson wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Vilson throws a shot to the body.
Vilson throws the left hand but Jacobson avoids the punch easily.
Jacobson cracks a nice hook into Vilson's ribs.
Jacobson scores with a hook.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jacobson lands a leg kick that knocks Vilson off balance momentarily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Junior Vilson did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Jacobson lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Vilson thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Jacobson if he has to take too many more of those.
Vilson tries to clinch there but Jacobson circles away.
Vilson is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Vilson scores with a hook to the body. Jacobson takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Vilson throws a leg kick that is checked
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Vilson's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Jacobson connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Vilson scrambles back to his feet.
That kick from Vilson tenderised Jacobson's leg. Jacobson is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jacobson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jacobson.
Vilson is looking to chop away at Jacobson's legs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jacobson throws a head kick that Vilson semi-blocks.
Vilson moves forwards but Jacobson connects with a nice, crisp jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jacobson connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Vilson tries to close the distance and clinch but Jacobson swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Jacobson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Jacobson thows a body kick. Vilson tries to catch it but that hurt him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vilson misses with a leg kick.
Jacobson takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Vilson fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Jacobson throws a series of punches but Vilson avoids them all with ease.
Vilson slips under a jab.
Vilson works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
A big right from Vilson misses.
Vilson swings away with a body shot that misses
and Jacobson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Jacobson throws a shot from downtown. Vilson moves away and avoids it.
Vilson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jacobson.
Jacobson lands a really nice looking cross but Vilson seems unphased.
Jacobson moves out of range of the body kick.
Crunch! Jacobson slams his shin into Vilson's torso.
Vilson misses with a low kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vilson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jacobson moves away.
Vilson throws out a loose jab but Jacobson uses good head movement to avoid it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Vilson throws a lazy right hand but Jacobson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A decent looking cross lands there for Vilson.
Vilson swings for the body but Jacobson moves out of range.
Vilson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jacobson works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Vilson swings for the body but Jacobson moves out of range.
Vilson tries to clinch up against the ropes, rushing in to close the distance. Jacobson manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Vilson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jacobson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Vilson slips under a jab from Jacobson.
Vilson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Vilson attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jacobson throws a push kick but Vilson slaps the foot to one side.
Jacobson throws a body punch but Vilson moves out of range.
Jacobson fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Vilson listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Vilson throws a poor cross that misses
and Jacobson counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
A nice inside leg kick there by Jacobson. That's going to slow Vilson down.
A jab from Jacobson does it's job there.
Jacobson explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Vilson doesn't manage to clinch there - Jacobson circles away.
Vilson slips a jab from Jacobson.
Jacobson has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Vilson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jacobson.
Vilson slips under a jab from Jacobson.
Vilson will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Vilson cracks Jacobson with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
A jab from Vilson misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A jab lands there for Jacobson.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Vilson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jacobson digs a good body shot into Vilson's ribs.
Jacobson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Vilson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Jacobson.
Jacobson throws a hook to the side of Vilson's head but Vilson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Jacobson misses the jab.
Jacobson misses with a body shot
and Vilson counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
The fighters circling - Jacobson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Vilson misses with a leg kick.

Vilson moves into the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Jacobson.
Vilson tries to work over Jacobson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Vilson.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gil Jacobson dominated that fourth round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Vilson is looking to clinch.
Jacobson misses with a low kick.
Vilson moves out of range as Jacobson throws a body kick.
Vilson throws a lazy uppercut
and Jacobson counters with a straight right hand.
Vilson drops his hands momentarily and Jacobson takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Jacobson misses with a head kick.
Vilson appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Vilson avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Vilson is looking to counter punch.
Vilson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jacobson moves away.
Jacobson appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Vilson throws a nice inside leg kick.
Jacobson slips under a jab from Vilson.
Jacobson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vilson lands a jab.
Vilson scores with a nice right hand.
Vilson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jacobson.
Jacobson throws a body shot but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A shot to the body from Jacobson misses
and Vilson counters with a one-two to the body.
Jacobson slips under a jab from Vilson.
Vilson connects with a single shot there.
Vilson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Vilson throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Jacobson flicks out a counter leg kick but Vilson steps away.
Vilson throws a sloppy head kick and Jacobson moves out of range easily.
Vilson moves out of range as Jacobson throws a body kick.
Jacobson checks a leg kick.
Vilson looks to score with a jab to the body but Jacobson is just out of range.
Jacobson takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Jacobson lands a leg kick that knocks Vilson off balance momentarily.
Jacobson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Vilson.
Vilson digs a good hook to Jacobson's body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jacobson moves forwards but Vilson connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Vilson checks a leg kick nicely.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Vilson misses with a body shot.
Jacobson lands a nice shot to the body.
Vilson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Nice defenses there by Vilson.
Jacobson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Vilson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jacobson.
Jacobson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Vilson takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Jacobson throws a leg kick which misses Vilson's front leg but catches the back leg as Vilson tries to avoid it.
Good leg kick by Vilson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Vilson slips under a jab.
A counter left hand to the body from Vilson misses its target.
Vilson scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vilson lands with a thumping leg kick.
Vilson tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Jacobson throws the kick towards the body but Vilson avoids it.
Jacobson swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Vilson.
Jacobson fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Vilson checks it well.
Jacobson avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Vilson's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Jacobson connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Vilson scrambles back to his feet.
The crowd cheers as Vilson lands an impressive looking overhand right. Jacobson doesn't seem phased though.
Jacobson misses with a looping right.
Jacobson lands a nice hook to Vilson's body. Vilson takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Jacobson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A lazy left from Jacobson finds it's target.
Jacobson staying out of range there.
Jacobson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Vilson.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jacobson thumps Vilson with a low kick.
Jacobson misses with a kick to the body.
Vilson tries to clinch but Jacobson moves out of range.
Vilson misses with an uppercut
and Jacobson counters with a lovely shot to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Jacobson slips under a jab from Vilson.
Vilson fails with an attempt to clinch.
Vilson looks to land a right hand but Jacobson moved out of range.
Jacobson turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jacobson misses the jab.
Jacobson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Vilson moves out of range of the body kick.
Jacobson throws the left hand but Vilson avoids the punch easily.
Vilson is looking to counter punch.
A head kick by Jacobson misses
and Vilson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Jacobson avoids the head kick by Vilson.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Gil Jacobson.
I think Jacobson 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 Yukihiro Shimada scores the fight for Gil Jacobson!
Judge Kenichi Hosakawa scores the fight for Gil Jacobson!
Judge Yukihiro Yamamoto scores the fight for Gil Jacobson!

Gil Jacobson wins by unanimous decision!

Gil Jacobson is the new featherweight champion!
Gil Jacobson 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: StrikeForce Union #65     
Date:   Jun 18, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Uriah Barnes and Ramon Escobar Chavez. Barnes comes to the cage accompanied by Bring Me The Horizon - Can You Feel My Heart. Escobar Chavez has chosen Buena Vista Social Club - Hasta Siempre as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
24
140 lbs
7 - 8 - 0
179 cm
23
150 lbs
6 - 2 - 1
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Good low kicks
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 7 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Uriah Barnes!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ramon Escobar Chavez!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, James Atkins and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Escobar Chavez takes the fight into the clinch.
Barnes wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Escobar Chavez tries to throw a body punch but Barnes avoids it by throwing Escobar Chavez back against the cage.
Good body shot from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez lands a shot to the body.
Escobar Chavez struggles to land a body shot inside as Barnes controls his hands.
A nice left hand lands by Escobar Chavez.
A right handed body shot lands from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez presses Barnes against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Escobar Chavez digs a right hand into Barnes's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Barnes's gas tank.
Escobar Chavez working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Barnes tries to circle away but Escobar Chavez has him pinned against the cage.
A right hand to the body from Escobar Chavez.
Barnes wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Barnes fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A short right from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez scores with a shot to the side of Barnes's head.
Still in the clinch, Escobar Chavez scores with a nice short uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Escobar Chavez lands with a left to the head.
A nice right hand lands inside from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Barnes taking a breather.
A body shot lands from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Barnes working hard to break the clinch.
Escobar Chavez scores with a shoulder strike.
Barnes looking to slow down the pace here.
Barnes wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Escobar Chavez has him pressed against the cage.
Escobar Chavez digs a right hand underneath Barnes's ribcage. Barnes let out a lung full of air as it connected.
A nice left hand lands by Escobar Chavez.
A left hand lands to the body for Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez is leaning against Barnes and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Escobar Chavez scores with a nice hook to the head.
Escobar Chavez scores with a nice hook to the head.
Escobar Chavez is leaning against Barnes and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Escobar Chavez tries to work over Barnes's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Good body shot from Escobar Chavez.
A right hand to the body from Escobar Chavez.
Barnes is breathing heavily.
Escobar Chavez working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A hook to the body from Escobar Chavez.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Escobar Chavez lands a hook to the side of the head.
Escobar Chavez lands with a left to the head.
Escobar Chavez lands a body punch.
Escobar Chavez scores with a hook to the body.
Escobar Chavez working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Escobar Chavez lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Nice body punch from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Barnes takes a shot to the head.
Escobar Chavez is working Barnes over against the cage.
Escobar Chavez lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Barnes's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Escobar Chavez scores with a shot to the side of Barnes's head.

Barnes is rocked!
Escobar Chavez lands a left hand.
Oh Barnes is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
A short uppercut from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez lands a shoulder strike.
A short right from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez cracks Barnes with a nice body shot.
Escobar Chavez digs a right hand into Barnes's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Barnes's gas tank.
Escobar Chavez pushes Barnes against the cage. Escobar Chavez is working some dirty boxing. Escobar Chavez pushes off with a quick right hook! Barnes goes down! Barnes tries to stand but stumbles back to his kness! Escobar Chavez moves in to finish and the ref steps in to prevent any more damage!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ramon Escobar Chavez! Ramon Escobar Chavez retains his featherweight title!
A victorious Ramon Escobar Chavez 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: KOFC 51 - Bylund vs Sarducci 2     
Date:   Jun 17, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kennet Janssen and Jaheim Reid. Reid comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Sizzla - Taking Over kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

186 cm
21
189 lbs
6 - 3 - 0
191 cm
21
187 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Kennet Janssen!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jaheim Reid!
The judges for this bout are Tiny Johnson, Frank Dennis and George Francis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Janssen fails with an attempt to clinch.
Janssen tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Reid manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Reid scores with a nice strike.
Janssen throws a left and a right that both miss
and Reid connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A lazy left from Reid finds it's target.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Reid, right into the meat.
Janssen tries to close the distance and clinch but Reid swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Reid is trying to counter with his kicks.

Janssen moves into the clinch successfully.

Reid breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Janssen takes a shot right to the bread basket.

Janssen gets in close and instigates a clinch.
A short right from Janssen on the inside.
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!

Reid breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Janssen misses with a wild combination.
Jab from Reid.

It looks like Kennet Janssen has been cut.
Nice jab there from Reid.
Reid lands a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice shot by Reid.
Kennet Janssen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Janssen is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Reid digs a good body shot into Janssen's ribs.
Janssen tries to clinch but Reid is having none of it.
Reid ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Reid tests Janssen's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Janssen!

It looks like Jaheim Reid has been cut.
Janssen is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Reid is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Janssen had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Reid feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Janssen's calf.
The fighters circling - Reid throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Janssen tries to clinch but Reid moves out of range.
Reid tries a quick counter leg kick but Janssen is wise to it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reid misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
It looked like Janssen wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Janssen ducks right into an uppercut from Reid.
Reid throws a leg kick but Janssen moved away.
Reid lands a front kick.
Janssen tries to clinch but Reid moves out of range.
Janssen blocks the body kick.
Reid looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Janssen scores with a three punch combo!
Good shot there by Reid.
A nice inside leg kick there by Reid. That's going to slow Janssen down.
Reid throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Janssen moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Reid jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Reid moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Reid lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Reid is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Janssen.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Janssen dips to his left and cracks Reid with an uppercut!
A swing and a miss from Janssen.
Janssen tries to clinch up.
Janssen throws a series of punches but Reid moves out of range.
Janssen is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Reid tries to land a body kick
and Janssen counters with a left to the body.
The fighters circle momentarily. Janssen darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Reid looks to throw the jab but Janssen is out of range.

Janssen gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Janssen trying to control the position but instead, Reid has worked for underhooks and has pushed Janssen into the cage.
A right hand to the body from Reid.
Janssen misses with a punch on the inside.

Reid escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Reid smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Good leg kick by Reid there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Nice jab there from Reid.
Reid fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Janssen has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Reid looks to throw the jab but Janssen is out of range.
Janssen misses with a few strikes there.
Reid fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Janssen has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Reid scores with a jab to the head.
Janssen doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Reid misses with a hook. Janssen ducked under it nicely.
Reid lands an overhand right.
Reid throws a sloppy body shot
and Janssen counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Janssen takes a shot to the body in his stride.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Janssen misses with a wild body shot.
Janssen wants to clinch up but Reid keeps it at a distance.
Reid lands a lovely overhand right.
Reid throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jaheim Reid dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Reid throws an overhand right that lands on Janssen's shoulder, as Janssen tries to avoid the shot.
Reid swats away the attempt to clinch by Janssen.
Janssen tries to bum rush Reid with a series of wild strikes but Reid uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Reid avoids a punch combination nicely.
Janssen tries to close the distance and clinch but Reid swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Janssen drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
The crowd cheers as Reid lands an impressive looking overhand right. Janssen doesn't seem phased though.
Janssen tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Reid scores with a jab to the body.
Janssen misses with a series of wild punches.
Reid has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Janssen tries to clinch up but Reid circles away and keeps his distance.
Janssen on the wrong end of a nice jab.
A good leg kick by Reid.
Janssen moves to clinch but Reid breaks away
and Janssen takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Janssen wants to clinch up but Reid keeps it at a distance.
Reid turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Janssen throws a combination that misses
enabling Reid to counter with a crisp jab.
Reid tries to land a leg kick but Janssen saw it coming and moves away.
Janssen tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Janssen tries to grapple but his opponent circles
enabling Reid to counter with a crisp jab.
Reid avoids the body shot from Janssen.
Reid appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Reid uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Janssen.
Reid lands a jab to the head.
Reid moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Reid bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Janssen's head.
Janssen tries to close the distance and clinch up but Reid swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Janssen looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Janssen tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Reid paws at him with a jab and circles away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Reid misses the target.
Janssen blocks a jab.
Janssen is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Janssen misses with an uppercut
and Reid counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Janssen thinking.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Janssen tries to close the distance and clinch but Reid swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Reid buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Janssen misses with a double jab
and Reid cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Janssen misses with a series of wild punches.
Reid throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Janssen on the side of the head.
Reid jabs Janssen to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Janssen misses with a two punch combination.
A slapping leg kick lands for Reid.
Jab, jab by Janssen - just one landing.
Janssen is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Reid appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reid digs a good body shot into Janssen's ribs.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Janssen on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Reid scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Janssen takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Reid.
A combination from Janssen does no damage.
Janssen tries to clinch up.
Reid looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Jaheim Reid seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Reid scores with a nice head shot.
Reid fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Janssen has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Reid scores with a nice head shot.

Janssen is rocked!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Reid is looking to land body kicks.
Janssen went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Oh Janssen is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Reid circles away from the clinch attempt.
Janssen seems to have got his legs back now.
Janssen throws a right hand that Reid ducks under and follows up with a left that Reid also avoids with ease.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reid thows a body kick. Janssen tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Janssen moves to clinch but Reid breaks away
and Reid connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Janssen on the wrong end of a nice hook.
A punch lands to the side of Janssen 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Janssen moves in looking to clinch but Reid pushes him off.
Janssen tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Janssen drops his hands momentarily and Reid takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
The crowd cheers as Reid lands an impressive looking overhand right. Janssen doesn't seem phased though.
Janssen throws a right and a left that both miss.
Reid lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Reid looks to score with a jab to the body but Janssen is just out of range.
Reid thuds a left hand into Janssen's body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Reid paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Reid circles away from the clinch attempt.

Reid lands a big uppercut and Janssen crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Janssen looks OK. Reid waves Janssen back to his feet!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jaheim Reid 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.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Janssen stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Reid.
Decent striking displayed by Reid there.
Kennet Janssen is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Janssen is wiping some vaseline out of his eye. Reid doesn't give a rats ass about fair play and cracks him with a massive hook to the side of the head! Janssen crumples to the floor out cold! The cornerman is going to be in Janssen's bad books for that mishap!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:10 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Jaheim Reid!
During a confident post fight interview, Jaheim Reid thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: StrikeForce Union #64     
Date:   Jun 11, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Ramon Escobar Chavez and Steve Barover. Escobar Chavez comes to the cage accompanied by Buena Vista Social Club - Hasta Siempre. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

179 cm
23
150 lbs
5 - 2 - 1
177 cm
22
155 lbs
2 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Powerful

Aspire Nutrition

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ramon Escobar Chavez!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Steve Barover!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Andrew Berry and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Escobar Chavez throws a front kick aimed at Barover's knee but Barover avoids it well.
Barover 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.
Escobar Chavez throws a hook but Barover blocks it.
Escobar Chavez is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Barover moves out of range of the strikes.
Escobar Chavez closes the distance looking to clinch

and Barover counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Barover is looking for a kimura here.
Escobar Chavez preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Barover is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Escobar Chavez has managed to free his arm - good work.
Escobar Chavez has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Barover is working away from the top position though.

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

Barover is working for a submission of some sort.
Escobar Chavez is refusing to be controlled, as Barover sits in half guard.

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.
Escobar Chavez moves into full guard.
Escobar Chavez has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.

Barover gets to his feet and steps away from his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez throws a jab but it's blocked by Barover.
Escobar Chavez throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Escobar Chavez dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A big right from Escobar Chavez misses.
Escobar Chavez feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Barovers jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Barover takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Escobar Chavez lands a nice looking body shot.
Barover fails with the takedown
and Escobar Chavez counters with a thumping low kick.
Escobar Chavez scores with a hook.
Escobar Chavez looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Escobar Chavez lands with a cross.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Barover takes one on the button.
Escobar Chavez connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Barover momentarily.

Barover is rocked!
Escobar Chavez knocks out Barover with a massive right hand! The ref tackles Escobar Chavez before he can follow up with any more strikes and that's it everyone. Escobar Chavez picks up the big W with a huge KO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:26 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Ramon Escobar Chavez!
Ramon Escobar Chavez retains his featherweight title!
After winning the bout, Ramon Escobar Chavez thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: Bushido 55: Mayhem vs. Aokison     
Date:   Jun 03, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Krystian Soszynski and Irvine Kinneas. Soszynski comes to the ring accompanied by Sabaton - 40 : 1. On his way into the ring it seems that Krystian Soszynski has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Krystian Soszynski seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

188 cm
23
207 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
193 cm
23
204 lbs
9 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

Pit Bull Development
RAGS of a RONIN

Reaper Combatwear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Krystian Soszynski!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Irvine Kinneas!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Shimada, Yuuki Gou and Tatsuya Matsuyama.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Soszynski rushes Kinneas and pushes him back against the ropes in a clinch.

Kinneas escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Kinneas wants to land a leg kick but Soszynski is out of range.

Soszynski fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Kinneas, pushing him back against the ropes.
Soszynski tries a body shot but Kinneas blocks it.
Soszynski scores with a shoulder strike.
A short left from Soszynski.
Kinneas can't find room to land a body shot as Soszynski controls the action.
Kinneas throws a head punch that misses.
A right handed body shot lands from Soszynski.
Soszynski is working Kinneas over against the ropes.
Kinneas looks winded!
Soszynski lands a nice shot to the body.
Soszynski presses Kinneas against the ropes and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Soszynski misses with a hook to the ribs.
Soszynski lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Kinneas.
Soszynski working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Soszynski lands with a right to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Soszynski scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Soszynski throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Soszynski lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Kinneas has a couple of punches blocked by Soszynski.
Good body shot from Soszynski.
Soszynski digs a right hand into Kinneas's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Kinneas's gas tank.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short uppercut from Soszynski.
A body shot lands from Soszynski.
Soszynski misses with a body punch.
A nice left hand lands by Soszynski.
Soszynski tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Soszynski tries to work over Kinneas's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Soszynski lands with a short shot to the head.
Kinneas wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Soszynski has him pressed against the ropes.
With the fighters clinched against the ropes, Soszynski creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Kinneas fails to land.
Soszynski working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Soszynski lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A hook to the body from Soszynski.
Kinneas has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Soszynski seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Kinneas can turn it around.
Soszynski doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Soszynski misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Soszynski misses with a body punch.
A short right from Kinneas on the inside.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Soszynski misses with the head strike.
Soszynski blocking some punches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kinneas.
Soszynski lands with a short punch from the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kinneas struggles to land a body shot inside as Soszynski controls his hands.

Kinneas breaks the clinch.
Soszynski tries to clinch there but Kinneas circles away.
Soszynski lunges at Kinneas with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Kinneas's hand.

Soszynski moves into the clinch.
Soszynski misses with a body punch.
Soszynski lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Soszynski makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

Kinneas is rocked!
A body shot lands from Soszynski.
Soszynski pushes Kinneas back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kinneas is still on wobbly legs! Can Soszynski finish him?
Kinneas goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A right handed body shot lands from Soszynski.
Soszynski is leaning against Kinneas and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
A left hand lands to the body for Soszynski.
Soszynski throws a big uppercut that drops Kinneas! More strikes from Soszynski and the referee jumps in to stop the fight! Kinneas lies dazed against the ropes as Soszynski celebrates with his cornermen!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Krystian Soszynski!
Krystian Soszynski retains his light heavyweight title!
During a confident post fight interview, Krystian Soszynski thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: Bushido 54: Quinn vs "Shaolin"     
Date:   May 27, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Junior Vilson and Fernando Oliveira. Vilson's entrance music is Haiti Voodoo Music. A fine choice. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

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23
157 lbs
9 - 0 - 0
175 cm
22
156 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Dangerous knees
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Junior Vilson!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Fernando Oliveira!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Shimada, Shirou Masuda and Shigeki Fujiwara.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Oliveira's corner calls for a 1-2. Oliveira obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Oliveira swings for the body but Vilson moves out of range.
Vilson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A nice side step and Oliveira releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Vilson throws a leg kick which misses Oliveira's front leg but catches the back leg as Oliveira tries to avoid it.
Vilson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Oliveira throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Vilson seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Vilson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Oliveira throws out the jab.
Oliveira lands with a right hand.
Vilson misses with a shot to the body
and Oliveira counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Vilson paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Oliveira throws out a powerful jab.
Oliveira lands with a shot to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Vilson tests Oliveira's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Vilson misses with a body kick.
A little jabbing left from Oliveira on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Oliveira misses the body punch
and Vilson counters with a leg kick.
Vilson slips a straight right by Oliveira.
Vilson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Junior Vilson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Oliveira lands with a right hand.
Vilson takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Vilson lands a jab to Oliveira's midsection.
Oliveira 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.
Vilson stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Vilson slips under a jab from Oliveira.
Oliveira misses with a hook. Vilson ducked under it nicely.
Vilson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Oliveira.
An attempted straight right counter from Vilson misses the target.
Oliveira throws a head kick but Vilson moves out of range.

Oliveira has taken the fight to the clinch.
Oliveira fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Vilson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Oliveira slips under a jab from Vilson.
Vilson throws a hook to the side of Oliveira's head but Oliveira sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Oliveira misses with a jab to the body
and Vilson counters with a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Vilson fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Oliveira throws a head kick that misses
and Vilson counters with a body kick.
Oliveira just misses with a punch to the body.
Oliveira misses with a body shot.
Oliveira ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Vilson throws a poor cross that misses
and Oliveira connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A looping hook to the body misses from Vilson. Oliveira does a little dance to reset his feet.
A low kick from Vilson is predictable there
and Oliveira connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Nice body punch from Oliveira.
A head kick misses from Vilson.
Oliveira misses the shot to the body.
Vilson throws a sloppy head kick and Oliveira moves out of range easily.
Oliveira ducks under a wild hook from Vilson.
Vilson throws a leg kick
letting Oliveira counter with a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vilson lands a nice shot to the body.
Oliveira misses with a body shot
and Vilson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Oliveira takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Vilson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Oliveira misses with a wild body shot.
Vilson missing with a left hand there. Oliveira was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Vilson lands a nice looking body kick.
Oliveira throws a big shot that misses.
Vilson feints and then cracks Oliveira's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Oliveira down.
Oliveira misses with an uppercut
and Vilson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A big right from Vilson misses.
Oliveira is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Vilson with a body shot.
Vilson misses with an uppercut
and Oliveira counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Oliveira throws a right hand that misses
and Vilson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Vilson lands a jab.
A swing and a miss from Vilson.
Oliveira misses with a lunging right hand
and Vilson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Vilson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Oliveira misses with an uppercut
and Vilson counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Oliveira moves away from the strike by Vilson.
Oliveira lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Oliveira lands with a nice body punch.
Vilson defending well as Oliveira loads up on a big left hand.
Vilson throwing a counter right hand but Oliveira manages to avoid it.
Jab by Vilson.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Oliveira slips under a jab.
Vilson throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Vilson bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Oliveira's head backwards.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Vilson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Oliveira moves away.
It seemed like Oliveira was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Oliveira takes a jab right on the kisser.
Oliveira moves into range and connects with a jab.
Vilson is pinned up against the ropes taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Vilson with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Vilson misses with a left hand
and Oliveira counters with a straight right hand.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Oliveira checks a leg kick.
Vilson throws the kick towards the body but Oliveira avoids it.
Oliveira is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Vilson with a body shot.
Vilson misses with an uppercut
and Oliveira connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
The fighters circling - Oliveira throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Vilson moves away from the strike by Oliveira.
Vilson throws the left hand but Oliveira avoids the punch easily.
Vilson feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Oliveiras jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Oliveira swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A chopping leg kick lands by Vilson.
Vilson scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Oliveira misses with a straight right.
Vilson tries to work over Oliveira's front leg with a kick but Oliveira checks it.
Oliveira looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Oliveira on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Vilson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Oliveira's sensitive parts.
Oliveira walks into a left hand.
Oliveira avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Vilson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Oliveira throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Vilson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Vilson takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Vilson takes a swing at Oliveira's ribcage but misses.
Oliveira looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A jab lands there for Vilson.
Junior Vilson is winning the standup battle so far.
Vilson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Vilson swings for the body but Oliveira moves out of range.
Vilson thuds his right hand into Oliveira's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Vilson throws an off balance right hand
and Oliveira counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Vilson misses with a right hand
and Oliveira counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
A decent looking cross lands there for Vilson.
Oliveira looks to score with a jab to the body but Vilson is just out of range.
Oliveira lands a jab to the nose.
Vilson avoids the body shot from Oliveira.
Oliveira looks to land a right hand but Vilson moved out of range.
Vilson half committed to a counter leg kick.
Some wild striking there from Oliveira.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vilson tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Vilson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Oliveira sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A little jabbing left from Oliveira on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Oliveira walks into a jab.
Vilson takes a swing at Oliveira's ribcage but misses.
Vilson just misses with a punch to the body.
A nice inside leg kick there by Vilson. That's going to slow Oliveira down.
Good leg kick by Vilson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Vilson jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Vilson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Oliveira looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Oliveira lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Vilson throws out a powerful jab.
Vilson connects with a looping right hand.
Vilson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Oliveira can do to turn this around?

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A jab from Oliveira does it's job there.
Vilson thows a left - swing and a miss!
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Oliveira! But no joy.
Vilson ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Vilson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Oliveira.
Oliveira misses with an uppercut. Vilson saw that one coming.
Vilson fires out a quick counter leg kick but Oliveira just manages to avoid it.
Oliveira throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Vilson smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Vilson throws a body punch but Oliveira moves out of range.
A nice side step and Oliveira releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Vilson misses with a right hand
and Oliveira counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Vilson thinking.
Oliveira's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Vilson throws a hook but Oliveira blocks it.
Vilson throws a low kick but it's checked well by Oliveira.
Vilson throws a body shot but no joy.
Vilson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Vilson's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Oliveira connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Vilson scrambles back to his feet.
Vilson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Oliveira scores with a nice strike.
Vilson goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Nice shot by Vilson.

Oliveira is rocked!
Vilson misses with a right hand
letting Oliveira counter with a right hand.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Vilson, right into the meat.
Vilson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Oliveira.
Oliveira swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Oliveira looks to land a right hand but Vilson moved out of range.
Vilson appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Vilson misses the shot to the body.
It seemed like Oliveira was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Oliveira fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Vilson manages to avoid it.
Vilson catches Oliveira with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Vilson cracks Oliveira with an open hand slap.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Oliveira throws a shot from downtown. Vilson moves away and avoids it.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
A big right from Vilson misses.
Oliveira ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Vilson works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Vilson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Oliveira throws the left hand but Vilson avoids the punch easily.
Vilson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
It seemed like Oliveira was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Vilson throws out a leg kick but Oliveira moves out of range and Vilson only half commits.
Oliveira looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Vilson just misses with a punch to the body.

Oliveira has managed to clinch.
Oliveira blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Oliveira lands an uppercut.
Oliveira lands a shot to the body.
A short left from Oliveira.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vilson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Vilson swings wildly with an uppercut but Oliveira uses good head movement to avoid it.
Oliveira misses with a punch to the body.
Vilson blocking some punches.
Vilson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Oliveira backwards.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Oliveira lands a body punch in the clinch.
Vilson's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Oliveira is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
A left hand lands to the body for Oliveira.
Oliveira lands a right hand that snaps the head of Vilson backwards.
Vilson misses with a punch to the body.
Oliveira lands a left hand.
Oliveira lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Vilson backwards.
Vilson tries a body shot but Oliveira blocks it.
Oliveira looking to throw knees to the head but Vilson is blocking nicely.
Fernando Oliveira seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Vilson lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Oliveira missing with knees to the body.
Oliveira blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Vilson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A head punch on the inside from Vilson fails to land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Oliveira goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Vilson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Oliveira's elbow.
Oliveira misses with a punch on the inside.
Vilson takes a knee right on the jaw!
Vilson blocks an uppercut.
Oliveira tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Vilson avoids it.
Vilson throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Vilson has a couple of punches blocked by Oliveira.
Oliveira misses with a punch to the body.
Oliveira tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Vilson's elbow.
Vilson working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

Vilson's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Oliveira throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Vilson stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Vilson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
It seemed like Oliveira was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Vilson slips under a jab.
Vilson throws a looping overhand right but Oliveira ducks down to avoid it.
Oliveira shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Vilson swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Vilson cracks Oliveira with a right hand to the side of the head.
Vilson scores with a shot to the body.
Vilson misses with an uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Oliveira cracks Vilson with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Vilson tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Vilson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Oliveira was well out of range. Poor timing from Vilson.
Vilson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Oliveira.
Oliveira throws a body punch but Vilson moves out of range.
Vilson throwing a counter right hand but Oliveira manages to avoid it.
Vilson attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Vilson misses with a straight left.
Oliveira looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Vilson throws a jab but it's blocked by Oliveira.
Oliveira bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Vilson's head backwards.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Fernando Oliveira just about did enough to take it.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Oliveira is looking to clinch.
It looked like Vilson was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Oliveira.
Oliveira lands with a good body shot.
Oliveira needs to keep his hands up - Vilson had a free shot at his head there.
Vilson connects with the punch.
Oliveira takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Vilson bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Oliveira's head.
Oliveira slips under a jab from Vilson.
Oliveira wants to land a leg kick but Vilson is out of range.
A low kick from Oliveira misses
and Vilson counters with a nice uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vilson jabs Oliveira to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Vilson ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Vilson throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Oliveira stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
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!
Oliveira fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Vilson manages to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vilson 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.
Oliveira listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Vilson lands a lovely overhand right.
Oliveira feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Vilson's calf.
Vilson misses with a jab to the body
and Vilson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Vilson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Oliveira. That did some damage!
Oliveira uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Vilson has time to react.
Vilson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Vilson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Oliveira was well out of range. Poor timing from Vilson.
Oliveira takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Oliveira defending well as Vilson loads up on a big left hand.
Vilson lets loose with a powerful body kick. Oliveira will feel that in the morning.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A telegraphed right hand from Vilson misses the target.
Vilson connects with a jab.
Oliveira keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Vilson throws a leg kick
enabling Oliveira to counter with a crisp jab.
Oliveira blocks a jab.
A little jabbing left from Oliveira on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Oliveira has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Vilson connects with an inside leg kick.
Vilson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Oliveira. That did some damage!
Oliveira tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Vilson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Vilson missing with a left hand there. Oliveira was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A swing and a miss from Vilson.
Vilson looks to land a left hand but Oliveira moved out of range nicely.
Vilson lunges at Oliveira with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Oliveira's hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Oliveira getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Vilson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Vilson throws a front kick aimed at Oliveira's knee but Oliveira avoids it well.
A little jabbing left from Oliveira on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Vilson moves out of range as Oliveira strikes.
Oliveira fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Vilson manages to avoid it.
Vilson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Oliveira.
Oliveira throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Vilson throwing a counter right hand but Oliveira manages to avoid it.
Nice shot lands for Vilson.
Vilson avoids the body shot from Oliveira.
Oliveira walks forward, straight into a front kick from Vilson.
Vilson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Oliveira swings away with a body shot that misses
and Vilson counters with a stiff right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Vilson misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
An inside leg kick from Vilson misses.
Oliveira throws a big shot that misses.
Oliveira uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Vilson.
A looping hook to the body misses from Vilson. Oliveira does a little dance to reset his feet.
Vilson throws out a leg kick but Oliveira moves out of range and Vilson only half commits.
Oliveira doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Vilson connects with an inside leg kick.
Oliveira tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Vilson was well out of range. Poor timing from Oliveira.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Vilson misses with a kick to the body.
A clash of legs there as Oliveira blocks the low kick.
Nice jab there from Vilson.
Vilson tried to score with a low kick but Oliveira checks it.
Oliveira looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Junior Vilson had his way with Fernando Oliveira in that round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Oliveira uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Vilson.
Vilson ducks under a wild hook from Oliveira.
Oliveira blocks a low kick nicely.
Vilson cracks Oliveira with a right hand to the side of the head.
Oliveira rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Vilson counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Vilson misses with a looping left.
Oliveira throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Vilson appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Oliveira throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Vilson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Vilson throws a body punch but Oliveira moves out of range.
Oliveira looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vilson swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Oliveira throws out a counter right but Vilson avoids it with no problem.
Oliveira moves out of range as Vilson strikes.
Vilson walks into a stiff left hand from Oliveira.
Vilson misses with a right hand
and Oliveira counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vilson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Oliveira lands with a straight right. Vilson didn't see that one coming.
Oliveira displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Vilson throws out the jab.
Vilson misses the jab.
A big right from Oliveira misses.
Vilson throws the left hand but Oliveira avoids the punch easily.
Vilson swings for the body but Oliveira moves out of range.
Oliveira ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Vilson moves away.
Vilson tests Oliveira's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Vilson throws a nice looking combination but Oliveira bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Oliveira tries to clinch but Vilson is having none of it.
Oliveira connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Vilson's hands.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Oliveira misses with a jab to the body
and Vilson counters with a nice body shot.
Vilson lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Oliveira at a distance.
A big left from Vilson misses.
Vilson will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Oliveira stuns Vilson with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Oliveira throws a body punch but Vilson moves out of range.
Vilson appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Vilson staying out of range there.
Oliveira misses with a body punch
enabling Vilson to counter with a crisp jab.
Oliveira ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Vilson moves away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Oliveira throws a jab but it's blocked by Vilson.
A big right from Oliveira misses.
Vilson misses with a jab to the body
and Oliveira connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Vilson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Oliveira manages to avoid it.
The fighters circling - Oliveira throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Oliveira blocks a leg kick.
Fernando Oliveira has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Vilson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Oliveira was well out of range. Poor timing from Vilson.
Vilson tried to score with a low kick but Oliveira checks it.
Oliveira punishes Vilson's body with a nice straight punch.
Vilson throws a hook but Oliveira avoids it easily.
Oliveira looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Vilson lands a right hook to the body.
Donk. Vilson catches Oliveira right on the button with a cross.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A low kick from Vilson misses
and Oliveira counters with a stiff right hand.
Vilson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Oliveira throws out the jab.
Vilson defending well as Oliveira loads up on a big left hand.
A left lands for Vilson.
Vilson scoring well with a low kick there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Vilson misses with a body kick.
Vilson smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Vilson, right into the meat.
A solid leg kick lands there for Vilson.
Vilson scores with a hook.
Vilson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Oliveira throws out a counter right but Vilson avoids it with no problem.
Oliveira just misses with a punch to the body.

And that's the end of the fight!
Junior Vilson showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Vilson 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 Yukihiro Shimada scores the fight for Junior Vilson!
Judge Shirou Masuda scores the fight for Junior Vilson!
Judge Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight for Junior Vilson!

Junior Vilson wins by unanimous decision!

Junior Vilson retains his featherweight title!
After winning the bout, Junior Vilson thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: DFC 48: Rampage     
Date:   May 26, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Aaron McGinnis and Shannon Larratt. McGinnis comes to the cage accompanied by Star.One - Original Badman Feat. Takura & Assassin. Larratt has chosen Cannibal Corpse - Stripped, Raped and Strangled as his entrance music. The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

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148 lbs
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22
159 lbs
8 - 4 - 0
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 8 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Aaron McGinnis!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Shannon Larratt!
The judges for this bout are Steve Erwin, Damien Edna and Summer Carpenter.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
McGinnis with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
McGinnis throws a low kick but Larratt moves out of range easily.
Larratt drops down looking to force a counter takedown but McGinnis defends it well.
McGinnis clobbers Larratt with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
McGinnis has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
McGinnis swings away with a leg kick that misses.
McGinnis swings for the body but Larratt moves out of range.
McGinnis misses with a telegraphed body shot

and Larratt counters with a nice double leg into side control. McGinnis won't be happy with that.
McGinnis is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
McGinnis controlling the position for now.
Larratt throws a strike but McGinnis avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Larratt throws a big elbow that misses.
Larratt tries to free his leg and advance position but McGinnis is retaining full guard.
Larratt loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Larratt stopping the sweep attempt from McGinnis.
McGinnis avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Larratt postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
McGinnis utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Larratt in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Larratt won't allow McGinnis to sweep him here.
Larratt must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
McGinnis avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Larratt loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Larratt throws a big elbow that misses.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
McGinnis cracks Larratt with a right hand to the side of the head.
McGinnis connects with the punch.
McGinnis throws a hook but Larratt avoids it easily.
Larratt with the counter takedown but McGinnis avoids it easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from McGinnis. Larratt does a little dance to reset his feet.
Larratt tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Larratt uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from McGinnis.
Larratt tries to move into range but McGinnis moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
McGinnis misses with a hook.
A telegraphed right hand from McGinnis misses the target.
Larratt keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from McGinnis.
And Larratt tries to counter it with a takedown but McGinnis pushes his down on his head and steps out.
McGinnis throws a left and a right that both miss

and Larratt counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McGinnis wants to get back to full guard.
Larratt missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Larratt throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Larratt thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
McGinnis blocking the ground and pound attempt from Larratt.
Larratt thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed McGinnis's head.
Nice strikes from Larratt there.
Larratt throws a strike but McGinnis avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
McGinnis preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
McGinnis working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Larratt.
Larratt missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
McGinnis pulls Larratt in close to prevent any damage.
Larratt postures up in McGinnis's guard and throws a big left but McGinnis blocks it.
Larratt throws a strike but McGinnis rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

McGinnis stands and throws Larratt's legs to the side, diving into side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Larratt is looking for a sweep.
The referee asks McGinnis politely if he wouldn't mind getting on with it and actually doing something. McGinnis prefers to stall for the moment though.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
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 Aaron McGinnis will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


McGinnis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Larratt slips under a jab.
McGinnis misses with an uppercut.
Larratt changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
McGinnis misses with a body shot.
Larratt drops down looking to force a counter takedown but McGinnis defends it well.
Larratt walks into a jab.
Larratt ducks under a wild hook from McGinnis.
Larratt is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGinnis throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Larratt.
McGinnis misses with an uppercut

and Larratt counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Larratt.
McGinnis wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Larratt lands a couple of decent looking shots.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Larratt throwing strikes but missing.
McGinnis manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Larratt manages to get himself to full guard.

McGinnis stays in close to Larratt's body and controls the position.
Larratt is trying to control the position but McGinnis postures up.
McGinnis controlling from the top position.
Larratt is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.

That's 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.
Larratt seems keen to control McGinnis's posture.
Larratt keeping full guard, as McGinnis tries to pass.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
McGinnis 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.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McGinnis stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Larratt swivels though and keeps the full guard.
McGinnis stopping the sweep attempt from Larratt.
McGinnis sitting in guard, not really doing much.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Larratt uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGinnis.
Larratt changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
McGinnis lands a glancing blow to the side of Larratt's head.
McGinnis moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McGinnis throws a shot from downtown. Larratt moves away and avoids it.
McGinnis throws a low kick, looking for Larratt's leg but Larratt calmly moves out of range.
Larratt moves out of range as McGinnis strikes.
McGinnis is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
McGinnis looks to throw the jab but Larratt is out of range.
Larratt changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Larratt takes one to the side of the head.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
McGinnis throws a quick inside leg kick.
McGinnis scores with a hook.
Aaron McGinnis is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A swing and a miss from McGinnis.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Larratt slips a jab from McGinnis.
Larratt with the counter takedown but McGinnis avoids it easily.
Aaron McGinnis is winning the standup battle so far.
McGinnis scores with a jab.
An inside leg kick lands from McGinnis.
Aaron McGinnis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McGinnis scores with the left hand. Larratt knows he should have avoided that one.
Larratt uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McGinnis.
Larratt feints the counter takedown.
McGinnis misses with an uppercut

and Larratt counters with a single leg into guard. McGinnis didn't expect that.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now McGinnis is on top in guard.

Larratt can't keep his opponent in guard - McGinnis advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Larratt tries to roll over but McGinnis keeps him under control.
McGinnis stalling.
Larratt keeps control of the position for the meantime.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with McGinnis in particular looking to stall.

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.
Larratt trying to control here.
McGinnis stalling.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Larratt wants to improve his position but McGinnis is controlling well.
Larratt is trying is best to control the position here.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.

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.
McGinnis is looking to advance position but Larratt won't allow it.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
McGinnis just misses with a punch to the body.
Larratt is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Larratt checks a low kick from McGinnis.
McGinnis just misses with a punch to the body.
Larratt tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
McGinnis throws a leg kick

and Larratt decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in McGinnis's guard.
McGinnis manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Larratt manages to get himself to full guard.

McGinnis is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Aaron McGinnis clearly takes 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.


McGinnis misses with an uppercut.
And Larratt tries to counter it with a takedown but McGinnis pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Larratt checks the leg kick nicely there.
Larratt tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Larratt uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by McGinnis.
McGinnis misses with a leg kick

and Larratt counters with a single leg into guard. McGinnis didn't expect that.
McGinnis lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

McGinnis wants to pass the guard but Larratt is keeping the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Larratt is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McGinnis pushing down on Larratt's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
McGinnis takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Larratt tries to get to full guard but McGinnis has control of the leg.
McGinnis trying to control the pace.
McGinnis wants to control but Larratt is keeping him busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Larratt is positioning himself well to prevent McGinnis advancing to mount.
McGinnis slows the pace down in half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McGinnis wants to stand up but Larratt manages to regain full guard.
Larratt keeping moving, preventing McGinnis from controlling successfully.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
McGinnis looks to land a right hand but Larratt moved out of range.
McGinnis throws a hook to the side of Larratt's head but Larratt sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
McGinnis throws a big shot that misses.
Larratt is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
McGinnis throws a body shot but no joy.
McGinnis wants to land a leg kick but Larratt is out of range.
McGinnis misses with a wild body shot.
McGinnis looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
McGinnis misses with a body shot

and Larratt counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for McGinnis!
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
McGinnis tries to bench press Larratt off him but Larratt keeps the position.
McGinnis regains half guard, as Larratt was trying to land strikes.
Larratt missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Aaron McGinnis had his way with Shannon Larratt in that round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


A lazy left from McGinnis finds it's target.
McGinnis connects with an inside leg kick.
McGinnis lands a nice shot that snaps Larratt's head back.
Larratt drops his hands momentarily and McGinnis takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
McGinnis throws a hook but Larratt avoids it easily.
Larratt ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGinnis scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
McGinnis uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
McGinnis misses with a leg kick

and Larratt counters with a nice double leg into guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Larratt postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
McGinnis preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
McGinnis utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Larratt postures up in McGinnis's guard and throws a big left but McGinnis blocks it.
Larratt throws an elbow that misses. McGinnis uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Larratt's guard. Nice move by McGinnis!

Larratt pulls McGinnis in close to prevent any damage.
Shannon Larratt has got the better of the ground game so far.
McGinnis is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.

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.
McGinnis continues to stall.
Larratt can't keep his opponent in guard - McGinnis advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
McGinnis performing his best blanket impression for a moment.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Larratt is looking for a sweep. McGinnis is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Larratt trying to control here.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Larratt can do anything to dispel that myth.
McGinnis sitting and controlling from the half guard.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
McGinnis looks to score with a jab to the body but Larratt is just out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
McGinnis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Larratt with the counter takedown but McGinnis avoids it easily.
McGinnis is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Larratt can do to turn this around?
McGinnis pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Larratt is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Larratt uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McGinnis.
Larratt tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Larratt takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
McGinnis keeps Larratt at a distance using the push kick.
Larratt 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.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
McGinnis throws a lazy right hand but Larratt sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Larratt staying out of range there.
Larratt drops down looking to force a counter takedown but McGinnis defends it well.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Steve Erwin scores the fight 50:45
Judge Damien Edna scores the fight 50:45
Judge Summer Carpenter scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Aaron McGinnis!

Aaron McGinnis is the new featherweight champion!
Our winner, Aaron McGinnis, 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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