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Event: Bushido 70: Yurmommy vs. Penn     
Date:   Sep 23, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Krystian Soszynski (ranked 652 p4p, 95 weight class) and Douche Canoe (ranked 390 p4p, 57 weight class). Soszynski's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Sabaton - 40 : 1. Krystian Soszynski is staring across the ring at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

188 cm
24
207 lbs
10 - 4 - 0
197 cm
23
215 lbs
9 - 4 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

RAGS of a RONIN

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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 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Krystian Soszynski!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Douche Canoe!
The judges for this bout are Hirohito Nitta, Yukihiro Shimada and Shigeki Sano.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Canoe looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Soszynski is fending him off so far but Canoe persists. Nope, Soszynski circles away and we're back to standing.
Soszynski misses with a hook. Canoe ducked under it nicely.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Canoe! But no joy.
Canoe tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Soszynski defends well and Canoe ends up having to push Soszynski into the ropes where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Soszynski throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Canoe sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Canoe tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Soszynski swivels and escapes.
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.
Krystian Soszynski has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Douche Canoe.
Soszynski with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Canoe chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Soszynski can pounce on him.
Soszynski fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Canoe.
A solid leg kick lands there for Soszynski.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Canoe fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Soszynski avoids it really well and circles away.
Soszynski shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Canoe blocks a jab.
Canoe throws out a counter right but Soszynski avoids it with no problem.
Soszynski scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Nice straight punches there by Soszynski. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Soszynski.

It looks like Douche Canoe has been cut.
Soszynski throws a looping overhand right but Canoe ducks down to avoid it.
Soszynski fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Canoe.
A head kick by Soszynski misses
and Canoe makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Soszynski connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Good leg kick by Soszynski there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
A clash of legs there as Canoe blocks the low kick.
Nice uppercut there from Soszynski.
Soszynski pulls out of a head kick attempt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Canoe tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Soszynski defends well and Canoe ends up having to push Soszynski into the ropes where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Horrible takedown attempt by Canoe or perhaps it was just good defense by Soszynski, which made it look bad.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Soszynski lands a jab.
Soszynski connects with the punch.
Soszynski connects with a leg kick. Canoe looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Soszynski throws a leg kick
and Canoe counters with a straight right hand.
Canoe on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Soszynski. Soszynski obviously looking to wear him down.
Soszynski lands a front kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski 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 fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Canoe.
Soszynski connects with a solid leg kick.
Soszynski throws an off balance right hand
and Canoe cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

It looks like Krystian Soszynski has been cut.

Canoe closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Soszynski quickly recovers to half guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
Canoe lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Soszynski trying to control but Canoe postures up.
Canoe has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Canoe thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Soszynski's head.
Canoe throwing shots but Soszynski is blocking nicely.
Canoe misses with a head shot. Soszynski uses the momentum to regain guard.
Canoe trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Canoe throws a strike but Soszynski rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Canoe working a defensive guard here.
Canoe is controlling Soszynski's posture.
Canoe looking to control.
Canoe looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Soszynski puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Canoe has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Soszynski is working away from the top position though.
Canoe gets full guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Krystian Soszynski dominated that round.
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.


Canoe misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Canoe checks a leg kick nicely.
Canoe throws out a counter right but Soszynski avoids it with no problem.
Nice straight punches there by Soszynski. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Soszynski.
Canoe tries to score a power double leg takedown but Soszynski sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Canoe somewhat.
Soszynski throws a leg kick
and Canoe counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Soszynski.
Soszynski fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Canoe checks it well.

Canoe closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Soszynski's guard.

Soszynski is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Soszynski working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Canoe.
Soszynski keeping moving, preventing Canoe from controlling successfully.
Canoe distracts Soszynski with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Canoe throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Canoe landing some decent shots from guard.
Canoe working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Canoe throwing strikes from guard but Soszynski blocks nicely.
Canoe throwing strikes from guard but Soszynski blocks nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Canoe missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Canoe with a flurry of punches that miss.
Canoe postures up in Soszynski's guard and throws a big left but Soszynski blocks it.
Canoe postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Canoe accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.
Canoe working some strikes from top position.
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.
Canoe trying to control the position from guard on top but Soszynski is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Canoe throws a big right hand that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Canoe is stalling in the full guard.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Soszynski throws a leg kick but Canoe sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Krystian Soszynski is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Canoe has his takedown stuffed
letting Soszynski counter with a right hand.
Krystian Soszynski has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Douche Canoe.
Soszynski is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
A chopping leg kick lands by Soszynski.
Soszynski scores with a decent looking hook.
Canoe takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Soszynski connects with a body shot that sends Canoe's belly button to the back.
Canoe blocks a jab.

Canoe gets a takedown into half guard.

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!
Canoe throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Soszynski blocking the ground and pound attempt from Canoe.
Canoe thows a huge punch but Soszynski dodges it nicely.
Canoe scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Soszynski wants to control but Canoe is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Canoe working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Canoe is trying to control the action in half guard but Soszynski is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Canoe missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Canoe is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Douche Canoe will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Canoe doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Soszynski counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Soszynski misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Canoe.
Soszynski misses with a wild body shot.
Canoe appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Soszynski throws a jab but it's blocked by Canoe.
Canoe looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A lazy body kick from Soszynski
and Canoe makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Canoe checks the leg kick nicely there.
Krystian Soszynski seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Soszynski lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
A low kick from Soszynski misses

and Canoe counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Canoe missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Canoe not doing much here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Canoe throws a strike but Soszynski avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Canoe loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Soszynski can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Canoe controls the pace.
Soszynski avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Canoe keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Soszynski's head.
Soszynski not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Canoe throws a big elbow that misses.
Soszynski has momentary wrist control but Canoe slips an elbow through the middle.

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.
Canoe loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Canoe 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.
Soszynski utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Canoe with a flurry of punches that miss.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Canoe shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Soszynski defends it nicely.

Canoe bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski struggling a bit here.
Canoe throwing strikes but Soszynski manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!
Canoe is looking to regain half guard here but Soszynski keeps moving and retains side control.
Canoe is looking to slip a leg under and get half guard but Soszynski is one step ahead and moves to full mount!
Soszynski wants to control the pace but Canoe is squirming around nicely.
Canoe wants to hold on but Soszynski pushes him away.
Canoe is trying to escape the mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Canoe is squirming around, avoiding Soszynski's attempts to control the action.
Canoe is trying desperately to improve position.
Douche Canoe has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Canoe tries to hold on but Soszynski postures up.
Canoe tries to get back to half guard but can't.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Soszynski looking to control but Canoe is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Soszynski blocks Canoe's feeble attempts to strike from the bottom.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Douche Canoe.
I think Canoe 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 Hirohito Nitta scores the fight for Krystian Soszynski!
Judge Yukihiro Shimada scores the fight for Krystian Soszynski!
Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight for Krystian Soszynski!

Krystian Soszynski wins by unanimous decision!

A very excited looking Krystian Soszynski made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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RATING
43%

 

Event: KOFC 65 - Out vs Sarducci v2.0     
Date:   Sep 13, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Enok Jepsen (ranked 1355 p4p, 185 weight class) and Jaheim Reid (ranked 1642 p4p, 217 weight class). Reid is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Sizzla - Taking Over. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

189 cm
22
195 lbs
11 - 3 - 0
191 cm
22
187 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class 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 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Enok Jepsen!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jaheim Reid!
The judges for this bout are Alan Glass, Tiny Johnson and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Reid moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Reid finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Jaheim Reid seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Reid connects with a looping right hand.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Reid - that will leave a mark!
Reid throws a poor cross that misses
and Jepsen counters with a stiff right hand.
Jepsen misses with a wild combination.
We've been told by Jepsen's head coaches at Urban Achievers that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Reid with a nice cross.
A chopping leg kick lands by Reid.
Reid's jab looks to have found its range, popping Jepsen under the eye.
Jepsen moves out of range of the strikes.
Jepsen was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

Reid clinches with his opponent.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jepsen prevents a body shot from Reid.
Reid misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Jepsen.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Reid.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reid lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Jepsen lands with a light punch inside.
Jepsen lands a left hand that snaps the head of Reid backwards.
Jepsen throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Reids head.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Jepsen creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Jepsen blocks a body shot from Reid.
Reid doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Good body shot from Reid.
Jepsen lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Reid backwards.
Reid lands with a right to the head.
Jepsen is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Reid cracks Jepsen with a nice body shot.
Jepsen working aggressively here.
Jepsen looking to stall.
Jepsen blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Jepsen fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Reid lands on the inside with an uppercut.
A nice left hand lands by Reid.
Reid has a couple of punches blocked by Jepsen.
Jepsen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Reid blocks a body shot from Jepsen.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Jepsen escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Reid misses the shot to the body.
Jepsen walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Reid fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Reid lands with a thumping leg kick.
Reid on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Reid lands with a thumping leg kick.
Jepsen jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Reid misses with an uppercut
and Jepsen counters with a nice uppercut.
Reid slips a straight right by Jepsen.
A left and a right from Jepsen both land. Nice combination.

It looks like Jaheim Reid has been cut.
Jepsen throws an off balance right hand
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Reid misses with a lunging right hand
and Jepsen counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Jepsen misses with a wild body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jepsen looks to land a right hand but Reid moved out of range.
Reid looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Reid moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Jepsen ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Reid moves away.
Jepsen throws out a loose jab but Reid uses good head movement to avoid it.
Reid looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Jepsen missing with a left hand there. Reid was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A good leg kick by Reid.
Reid throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Reid takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Jepsen takes a jab right on the kisser.
Reid lands a leg kick that knocks Jepsen off balance momentarily.
Reid lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Reid swings for the body but Jepsen moves out of range.
Jepsen scores with a nice strike.
Jepsen misses with a double jab.
Reid connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Jepsen momentarily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Reid uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Jepsen.
Reid scores with a nice body kick.
Jepsen scores with a nice right hand.
Reid feints and then cracks Jepsen's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jepsen down.
Jepsen walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
A big right from Reid misses.
Reid scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Reid dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A combination from Jepsen does no damage.
A big right from Jepsen misses.
Reid counters with a body kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Reid misses with a right hand
and Jepsen cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Reid, right into the meat.
Jepsen is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Reid misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jaheim Reid dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Jaheim Reid's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


A bone on bone clash there as Jepsen blocks the leg kick.
A shot to the liver by Reid. Beautiful body shot.
Jaheim Reid seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Reid misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Jepsen stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Reid.
Jepsen connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Jepsen swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Reid connects with a solid leg kick.
A jab from Reid misses.
Reid throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Jepsen is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab from Reid misses.
Jepsen was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Jepsen uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Reid.
A jab from Reid misses.
A slapping body kick lands there for Reid.
Reid blocks a jab.
Reid is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Reid has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reid with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Reid fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Jepsen is out of range.
Jepsen is looking to counter punch.
Jepsen misses with a wild body shot.
Jepsen slips a straight right by Reid.
Reid feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Jepsen's calf.
Reid throws a body shot but no joy.
The fighters circling - Reid throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Jepsen slips a jab from Reid.
Reid dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Reid lands a leg kick that knocks Jepsen off balance momentarily.
A slapping leg kick lands for Reid.
Jepsen throws a nice looking combination but Reid bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Reid lands a nice looking body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reid bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A countering left hand to the body from Reid misses.
Reid moves away from the strike by Jepsen.
Reid walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Jepsen checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Reid.
Jepsen throwing a counter right hand but Reid manages to avoid it.
Jepsen thuds a left hand into Reid's body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Reid scores with a push kick.
Reid thows a body kick. Jepsen tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Jepsen slips a jab from Reid.
Reid throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Jepsen pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Jepsen throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Reid moves out of range as Jepsen strikes.
A slapping leg kick lands for Reid.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reid swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Reid misses with a looping left.
Jepsen throws a jab but it's blocked by Reid.
Jepsen needs to keep his hands up - Reid had a free shot at his head there.
Reid throws a nice inside leg kick.
Reid takes a swing at Jepsen's ribcage but misses.
Jepsen throws a hook but Reid avoids it easily.
Jepsen takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Reid fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
A big right from Jepsen misses.
Reid only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Reid ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jepsen moves away.
A counter left hand to the body from Jepsen misses its target.
Jepsen tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Reid was well out of range. Poor timing from Jepsen.
Reid turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reid misses with a low kick.
Reid loads up on a big right hand but Jepsen slips the punch.
Jab by Reid.
Jepsen connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Reid's hands.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jepsen thows a left - swing and a miss!
Jepsen with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Reid to score with a decent uppercut.
Reid lands with a nice body punch.
Jepsen on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Jepsen throws a jab when Reid was well out of range.
Reid fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Jepsen.
Reid moves out of range of the strikes.
Jepsen takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Jepsen fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
And thatís the end of the round Ė 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.
The cut man is working on Jaheim Reid's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Reid lands with a thumping leg kick.
Reid moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Reid thumps Jepsen with a low kick.
Jepsen will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Reid fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jepsen manages to avoid it.
Jepsen is looking to counter punch.
A cross from Reid lands.
Jepsen misses the body punch
and Reid counters with a nice body shot.
Reid looks to throw a body kick
and Jepsen counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Jepsen throws a right hand that misses
and Reid counters with a nice leg kick.
Reid feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Jepsen's calf.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Reid throws a front kick that sends Jepsen stumbling back into the cage.
Reid throws a leg kick that is checked
and Jepsen counters with a straight right hand.
Reid showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Jepsen.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jepsen throws a right and a left that Reid avoids nicely.
Reid lands a jab to the nose.
Jepsen blocks a head kick by Reid.
An attempted straight right counter from Jepsen misses the target.
Jepsen's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Jepsen lands a body shot.
Reid throws a quick inside leg kick.
A big left from Jepsen misses.
Jepsen avoids the head kick by Reid.
Jepsen was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A jab from Jepsen misses.
Reid feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Jepsens jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Jepsen misses with a double jab.
Jepsen misses with a right hand
and Reid connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Reid falls off balance throwing a combination
and Jepsen counters with a three punch combo that has Reid backing up. Reid nods at Jepsen to acknowledge the strikes.
Enok Jepsen has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
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!
Jepsen on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Jepsen lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Jepsen moves into range and connects with a jab.
Jepsen misses with a double jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Reid. Jepsen does a little dance to reset his feet.
Reid throws a body shot but no joy.
Jepsen misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Jepsen fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Reid manages to avoid it.
Reid takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
That kick from Reid tenderised Jepsen's leg. Jepsen is trying to keep his angry face on.
Nice body kick from Reid.
Reid slips under a jab from Jepsen.
Reid unleashes a big counter combination but Jepsen bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reid throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Reid scores with a push kick.
Jepsen takes a jab right on the kisser.
Reid slips a jab and a cross from Jepsen.
Jepsen looks to land a left hand but Reid moved out of range nicely.
Reid was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Reid throws out a powerful jab.
Reid connects with a crisp jab.
Reid scores with a jab. Jepsen acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Reid lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Jepsen connects with a single shot there.
Reid keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Reid scores with a hook to the body. Jepsen takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Jepsen looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Jepsen misses with a lunging right hand
and Reid counters with a thumping low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Reid closes the distance and clinches.
Good body shot from Reid.
Reid gets through Jepsen's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A right handed body shot lands from Reid.
Jepsen swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Reid presses Jepsen against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
A short right from Reid.
Reid lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A short left from Reid.
Reid makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A right handed body shot lands from Reid.
A short body shot lands from Reid as the two fighters clinch.
Reid lands a body punch.
Reid working some nice short punches in the clinch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jepsen fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Reid lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Jepsen backwards.
A shot in the inside from Reid.
Reid throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Jepsens head.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Alan Glass scores the fight 27:30
Judge Tiny Johnson scores the fight 27:30
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... 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 #77     
Date:   Sep 10, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Ramon Escobar Chavez (ranked 351 p4p, 44 weight class) and Jacob Hardy (ranked 2242 p4p, 236 weight class). Escobar Chavez comes to the cage accompanied by Buena Vista Social Club - Hasta Siempre. Hardy has chosen Till I Collapse - Eminem as his entrance music. Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Jacob Hardy enters the cage!

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150 lbs
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147 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
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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 9 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 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Jacob Hardy!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Paul Tew and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hardy bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Hardy dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Escobar Chavez. That did some damage!
Jacob Hardy seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Escobar Chavez swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Escobar Chavez connects with an inside leg kick.
Escobar Chavez throws a low kick, looking for Hardy's leg but Hardy calmly moves out of range.
Escobar Chavez tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hardy was well out of range. Poor timing from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez misses with a wild body shot.
Escobar Chavez fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Escobar Chavez moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Escobar Chavez tries to score with a low kick but Hardy moves his leg out of the way.
Hardy fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Escobar Chavez.
Hardy misses with a head kick.
Escobar Chavez swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Hardy.
Escobar Chavez throws a low kick but Hardy avoids it.
Hardy closes the distance looking to clinch
letting Escobar Chavez counter with a right hand.
We've been informed that Hardy has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Escobar Chavez takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez misses with a left hand
and Hardy counters with a stiff right hand.
Hardy pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Hardy lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Escobar Chavez misses with a hook.
Hardy throws a hook to the side of Escobar Chavez's head but Escobar Chavez sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A slow jab from Escobar Chavez misses its intended target.
Escobar Chavez connects with an inside leg kick.
Escobar Chavez lands with a nice body punch.
Escobar Chavez keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Hardy swings for the body but Escobar Chavez moves out of range.
Escobar Chavez half committed to a counter leg kick.
Escobar Chavez scores with a nice strike.
Hardy 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.
Escobar Chavez looks to land a left hand but Hardy moved out of range nicely.
Escobar Chavez throws a shot to the body.
Escobar Chavez checks a low kick from Hardy.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Hardy, as that shot connected.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Hardy blocks a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Hardy throws a hook but Escobar Chavez avoids it easily.
Escobar Chavez moves out of range of the body kick.
Escobar Chavez throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Hardy fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Escobar Chavez has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Escobar Chavez loads up on a big right hand but Hardy slips the punch.
Hardy misses with a combination
and Hardy takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Hardy takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Escobar Chavez pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Escobar Chavez looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Escobar Chavez throws a jab but it's blocked by Hardy.
Hardy throws a hook to the side of Escobar Chavez's head but Escobar Chavez sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Hardy throws a lazy uppercut
and Escobar Chavez connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Hardy jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Hardy ducks under a wild hook from Escobar Chavez.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Escobar Chavez misses the jab.
Hardy motions for Escobar Chavez to come forward. Hardy throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Hardy takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Hardy moves forwards but Escobar Chavez connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Escobar Chavez displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hardy throws out the jab.
Escobar Chavez thumps Hardy with a low kick.
Escobar Chavez lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

Hardy rushes Escobar Chavez and presses him up against the cage.
Hardy fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Hardy misses with a short punch on the inside.
Hardy throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Escobar Chavezs head.
Hardy with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Hardy misses with a punch on the inside.
Escobar Chavez tries a body shot but Hardy blocks it.
Escobar Chavez has a couple of punches blocked by Hardy.
Escobar Chavez misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Hardy lands with a light punch inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hardy working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Escobar Chavez fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Escobar Chavez goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Hardy blocking some punches.
Hardy tries a body shot but Escobar Chavez blocks it.
Escobar Chavez tries a body shot but Hardy blocks it.

Escobar Chavez's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Nice shot lands for Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez cracks Hardy with a good jab.
Escobar Chavez is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hardy. Escobar Chavez does a little dance to reset his feet.
Escobar Chavez ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Hardy throws a body shot but no joy.
Escobar Chavez buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Hardy checks a leg kick nicely.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Hardy ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Escobar Chavez moves away.
Escobar Chavez slips a jab from Hardy.
Escobar Chavez lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Hardy connects with an inside leg kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Hardy avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Hardy throws a right hand that Escobar Chavez ducks under and follows up with a left that Escobar Chavez also avoids with ease.
Escobar Chavez blocks a jab.
Escobar Chavez appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Hardy throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Hardy throws the left hand but Escobar Chavez avoids the punch easily.
Hardy throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Escobar Chavez on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Hardy. Hardy obviously looking to wear him down.
Escobar Chavez lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Escobar Chavez fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Hardy has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Hardy slips under a jab.
Escobar Chavez sets himself, and Hardy steps forward looking for the clinch! Escobar Chavez avoids it this time.
Hardy throws a lazy right hand but Escobar Chavez sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Hardy throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Escobar Chavez counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hardy misses with a few strikes there.
Escobar Chavez lands a right hook to the body.
Escobar Chavez bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Hardy's head backwards.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Escobar Chavez fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Hardy is out of range.
Hardy on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Ramon Escobar Chavez is winning the standup battle so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hardy throws a combination that misses
letting Escobar Chavez counter with a right hand.

Hardy is rocked!
Escobar Chavez takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

Hardy closes the distance and pushes Escobar Chavez back into the cage.
Hardy scores with a nice hook to the head.
Escobar Chavez makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Hardy is still on wobbly legs! Can Escobar Chavez finish him?
Hardy misses with a short punch on the inside.
Escobar Chavez blocks an uppercut.
Hardy seems to have recovered his senses.
Nice body punch from Escobar Chavez - that landed with a thud.
Hardy lands with a left to the head.

Escobar Chavez breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Escobar Chavez connects with a leg kick. Hardy looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Hardy misses with a low kick.
Escobar Chavez bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Hardy's head backwards.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hardy uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Escobar Chavez.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Hardy.
Hardy waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Escobar Chavez.
Hardy uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Escobar Chavez.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Escobar Chavez lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Escobar Chavez throws a body shot but no joy.
Hardy scores with a jab to the jaw.
Escobar Chavez scores with a nice strike.
Hardy blocks the body kick.
Hardy is looking to land body kicks.
A good leg kick by Hardy.
Escobar Chavez moves away from the strike by Hardy.
Hardy with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Escobar Chavez scores with a jab.
Escobar Chavez throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Hardy throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Escobar Chavez cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Hardy bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Escobar Chavez's head.
Sloppy strikes from Hardy. Those never looked like landing.
Hardy connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A chopping leg kick lands by Escobar Chavez.
Hardy throws a hook but Escobar Chavez avoids it easily.
Hardy throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Escobar Chavez to counter with a crisp jab.
Hardy misses with a straight left.
Escobar Chavez moves out of range of the strikes.
Escobar Chavez blocks a head kick by Hardy.
Escobar Chavez swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Hardy throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Escobar Chavez connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Hardy throws a poor cross that misses
and Escobar Chavez counters with a nice uppercut.
Hardy's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Hardy scores with a three punch combo!
Escobar Chavez connects with an inside leg kick.
Hardy tries to clinch but Escobar Chavez moves out of range.
Hardy walks into a straight right hand from Escobar Chavez.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Escobar Chavez cracks Hardy with a good jab.
Hardy misses with a leg kick
enabling Escobar Chavez to counter with a crisp jab.
Escobar Chavez is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Jab from Hardy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hardy misses with an uppercut.
Escobar Chavez lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Escobar Chavez fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Hardy is out of range.
A lazy left from Hardy finds it's target.
Escobar Chavez with a hook.
Hardy misses with a right hand
and Escobar Chavez cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Hardy throws a head kick that Escobar Chavez semi-blocks.
Some bone on bone action there as Hardy checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Escobar Chavez throws a low kick but Hardy avoids it.
Hardy avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hardy connects with a right hand. Escobar Chavez shakes it off.
Hardy connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Escobar Chavez throws a front kick aimed at Hardy's knee but Hardy avoids it well.
Escobar Chavez throws a leg kick but Hardy sees it coming and moves out of range.
Escobar Chavez throws an overhand right that lands on Hardy's shoulder, as Hardy tries to avoid the shot.
A head kick by Hardy misses
and Escobar Chavez counters with a lovely shot to the body.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Ramon Escobar Chavez will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Hardy tries a low kick but Escobar Chavez avoids it.
Hardy tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Escobar Chavez cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Hardy forces Escobar Chavez back against the cage and clinches.
Escobar Chavez misses with a hook from the clinch.
Escobar Chavez lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.

Escobar Chavez's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Hardy walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Hardy scores with a jab. Escobar Chavez acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Escobar Chavez throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hardy throws a leg kick but Escobar Chavez checks it.
Escobar Chavez takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Escobar Chavez scores with a body shot.
Escobar Chavez misses with a kick to the body.
Escobar Chavez fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A low kick from Hardy is predictable there
and Escobar Chavez counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

Hardy clinches with his opponent.
Hardy prevents a body shot from Escobar Chavez.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Hardy struggles to land a body shot inside as Escobar Chavez controls his hands.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Hardy.
Hardy goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Hardy goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Escobar Chavez tries to circle away but Hardy has him pinned against the cage.
Jacob Hardy seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Hardy misses with a punch on the inside.
Hardy lands a shoulder strike.
Hardy tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Escobar Chavez blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Hardy has a couple of punches blocked by Escobar Chavez.
A body shot lands from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Escobar Chavez blocks an uppercut.
Escobar Chavez blocks a body shot from Hardy.
Escobar Chavez blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hardy scores with a shot to the side of Escobar Chavez's head.
Escobar Chavez throws a head punch that misses.
Escobar Chavez blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A body shot lands from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez misses with a body punch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Hardy creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hardy tries to work over Escobar Chavez's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Escobar Chavez scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Escobar Chavez lands with a light punch inside.

Escobar Chavez pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Hardy connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Escobar Chavez's hands.
Hardy slips a jab from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez backing away here, and Hardy unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Escobar Chavez avoids a punch combination nicely.
Escobar Chavez looks to score with a jab to the body but Hardy is just out of range.
Hardy fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Escobar Chavez checks it well.
Escobar Chavez swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hardy only half commits to the counter leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hardy shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Escobar Chavez 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.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Hardy, right into the meat.
Hardy scores with a jab.
Hardy chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Escobar Chavez can pounce on him.
Escobar Chavez throws a low kick but it's checked well by Hardy.
Hardy throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Escobar Chavez on the side of the head.
Hardy is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Escobar Chavez's Muay Thai looks sharper than normal. He has obviously been working on it in the gym.
Escobar Chavez moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Hardy throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Escobar Chavez connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Escobar Chavez ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Hardy moves away.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Escobar Chavez throws a leg kick but Hardy moved away.
Escobar Chavez paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Escobar Chavez uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Hardy.
Good leg kick by Hardy there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Donk. Escobar Chavez catches Hardy right on the button with a cross.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hardy tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Escobar Chavez counters with a straight right hand.
Hardy throws a body kick that misses.
Escobar Chavez swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Escobar Chavez throws a poor cross that misses
and Hardy counters with a two punch combo.
Escobar Chavez tests Hardy's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Escobar Chavez finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
An inside leg kick from Hardy misses.
Hardy misses with a lunging right hand
and Escobar Chavez counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
A nice leg kick lands there from Escobar Chavez.
Hardy throws a quick inside leg kick.
Hardy tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Escobar Chavez is able to avoid easily.
Nice shot by Escobar Chavez.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Escobar Chavez throws a body punch but Hardy moves out of range.
A good leg kick by Escobar Chavez.
Hardy misses with an uppercut.
Hardy missing with a left hand there. Escobar Chavez was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Ramon Escobar Chavez did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


A low kick from Hardy misses
and Escobar Chavez counters with a stiff right hand.
Hardy misses with a leg kick.
Hardy slips a straight right by Escobar Chavez.
A slapping body kick lands there for Escobar Chavez.
Hardy misses with a kick to the body
and Escobar Chavez connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Escobar Chavez takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Escobar Chavez works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Escobar Chavez connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Escobar Chavez lands a jab to Hardy's midsection.
Escobar Chavez scores with a nice body kick.
Escobar Chavez lands a slapping body shot.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A swing and a miss from Escobar Chavez.
The fighters circling - Escobar Chavez throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Hardy misses with a hook
and Escobar Chavez counters with a stiff right hand.
Hardy misses with a low kick.
Hardy blocks a head kick by Escobar Chavez.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez throws a big shot that misses.
Hardy walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Escobar Chavez checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Escobar Chavez comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Escobar Chavez is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Hardy can do to turn this around?
Escobar Chavez misses with a leg kick.
Hardy throws a lazy uppercut
and Escobar Chavez counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Escobar Chavez avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hardy tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Escobar Chavez avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hardy throws a leg kick
and Escobar Chavez cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Hardy throws a sloppy head kick and Escobar Chavez moves out of range easily.
Escobar Chavez looks to throw the jab but Hardy is out of range.
Hardy scores with the left hand. Escobar Chavez knows he should have avoided that one.
Escobar Chavez with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Escobar Chavez is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez scores with a 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!
Hardy lands a jab to the head.
Escobar Chavez keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hardy.
Hardy has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Hardy on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Escobar Chavez. Escobar Chavez obviously looking to wear him down.
Hardy misses with a straight right.
Hardy throws a low kick, looking for Escobar Chavez's leg but Escobar Chavez calmly moves out of range.
Hardy throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Escobar Chavez counters with a right hand to the body.
Hardy swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Escobar Chavez throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Escobar Chavez throws a front kick that sends Hardy stumbling back into the cage.
A big left from Escobar Chavez misses.
Hardy tried to score with a low kick but Escobar Chavez checks it.
Hardy takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Hardy missing with a left hand there. Escobar Chavez was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez scores with a hook.
Hardy fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Escobar Chavez is out of range.
Hardy throws a shot from downtown. Escobar Chavez moves away and avoids it.
Escobar Chavez scores with a leg kick.
Escobar Chavez throws out a powerful jab.
Escobar Chavez connects with a body shot that sends Hardy's belly button to the back.
Nice body kick there by Hardy.
Escobar Chavez is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Escobar Chavez misses with a low kick as Hardy jumps back.
Hardy misses with a right hand
and Escobar Chavez counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A chopping leg kick lands by Hardy.
Escobar Chavez defending well as Hardy loads up on a big left hand.
Escobar Chavez throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Hardy looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Escobar Chavez moves away from the strike by Hardy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hardy waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Escobar Chavez.
Hardy displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Escobar Chavez throws out the jab.
Escobar Chavez staying out of range there.
A good leg kick by Escobar Chavez.
A slow jab from Hardy misses its intended target.
Escobar Chavez ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Hardy uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Escobar Chavez.
Some wild striking there from Hardy.
Hardy keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Escobar Chavez.
Hardy misses with a body shot.
Hardy will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Escobar Chavez throwing a counter right hand but Hardy manages to avoid it.
Hardy throws a leg kick that is checked
and Hardy takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Escobar Chavez connects with a body shot that sends Hardy's belly button to the back.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Ramon Escobar Chavez had his way with Jacob Hardy in that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Nice body punch from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Escobar Chavez staying out of range there.
Escobar Chavez lands a nice looking body shot.
Hardy throws a hook to the side of Escobar Chavez's head but Escobar Chavez sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Hardy is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Hardy slips a straight right by Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Hardy misses with the body kick
and Escobar Chavez counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hardy avoids the body shot from Escobar Chavez.
Hardy ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Escobar Chavez uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Hardy.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Hardy.
Escobar Chavez throws a chopping leg kick but Hardy manages to avoid taking any serious damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hardy misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Escobar Chavez lands a jab to Hardy's midsection.
Escobar Chavez looks to land a right hand but Hardy moved out of range.
Escobar Chavez looks to land a left hand but Hardy moved out of range nicely.
Escobar Chavez drops his hands momentarily and Hardy takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Hardy swings for the body but Escobar Chavez moves out of range.
Escobar Chavez stuns Hardy with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Escobar Chavez tried to score with a low kick but Hardy checks it.
Hardy connects with a body shot that sends Escobar Chavez's belly button to the back.
Escobar Chavez swings for the body but Hardy moves out of range.
A nice side step and Hardy releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Escobar Chavez dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Hardy throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Escobar Chavez sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Hardy shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Hardy connects with a leg kick. Escobar Chavez looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jab by Hardy.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Escobar Chavez swings for the body but Hardy moves out of range.
A combination from Hardy does no damage.
Escobar Chavez blocks a jab.
Escobar Chavez wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Hardy takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Escobar Chavez misses with a left hand
and Hardy counters with a nice low kick that buckles Escobar Chavez's knee momentarily.
Escobar Chavez turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

Hardy rushes Escobar Chavez and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Hardy tries to work over Escobar Chavez's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Escobar Chavez struggles to land a body shot inside as Hardy controls his hands.
Escobar Chavez blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Hardy lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Escobar Chavez lands with a light punch inside.
Hardy working aggressively here.
Hardy lands a left hand that snaps the head of Escobar Chavez backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hardy lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Escobar Chavez lands a body shot in the clinch.
Escobar Chavez gets through Hardy's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Escobar Chavez is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Hardy works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.

Escobar Chavez breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Hardy lunges at Escobar Chavez with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Escobar Chavez's hand.
A nice leg kick lands there from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez misses with a looping right.
Escobar Chavez's jab looks to have found its range, popping Hardy under the eye.
Escobar Chavez gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Hardy is looking to chop away at Escobar Chavez's legs.
Hardy fails in his attempt to clinch.
Hardy throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A solid leg kick lands there for Escobar Chavez.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hardy swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
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!

Hardy gets a clinch.
Hardy tries to land a knee to the head but Escobar Chavez blocks with his arms.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Escobar Chavez.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Hardy.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Escobar Chavez.

Escobar Chavez's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Escobar Chavez takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Hardy throws the left hand but Escobar Chavez avoids the punch easily.
Hardy avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Escobar Chavez connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
A nice leg kick lands there from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez throws a leg kick that misses.
Hardy misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Jacob Hardy has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Escobar Chavez throws an overhand right that lands on Hardy's shoulder, as Hardy tries to avoid the shot.

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 Ramon Escobar Chavez.
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 Sam Margolis scores the fight 50:45
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 50:45
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 50:45

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

Ramon Escobar Chavez retains his featherweight title!
Ramon Escobar Chavez thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: IFC 14     
Date:   Sep 09, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Theodoros Demetriou (ranked 2819 p4p, 416 weight class) and Jamel Moore (ranked 2541 p4p, 381 weight class). Moore has chosen Guerilla Black feat. Beenie Man - Compton as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

200 cm
26
211 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
192 cm
26
207 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
Good takedowns
Counter fighter
Experienced
Good wrestler
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 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Theodoros Demetriou!
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 The Island, Jamel Moore!
The judges for this bout are Peter Branson, Michael Johnstone and David Hoff.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Moore smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Demetriou moves out of range of the strikes.
Demetriou takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Moore getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
We've been hearing reports that Demetriou has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Moore bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Demetriou's head backwards.
A jab from Moore misses.
Demetriou shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Moore counters with a nice uppercut.
Moore throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Demetriou half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Moore is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Demetriou.
Moore misses with the combination.
Demetriou tries to counter with a takedown but Moore is quick to defend against it.
Moore misses with a straight left.
Demetriou misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Moore looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Demetriou takes one on the button.
Demetriou blocks a jab.
Demetriou goes for a double leg but Moore avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Moore continues to drive forward.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Theodoros Demetriou. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Demetriou uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Moore.
Demetriou seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Moore defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Demetriou.
Moore loads up on a big right hand but Demetriou slips the punch.
Moore 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.
Moore jabs Demetriou to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Demetriou throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Moore's waist but Moore gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Demetriou off to one side.
Moore cracks Demetriou with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A big left from Moore misses.
Demetriou is trying hard to land a takedown here. Moore sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Demetriou fails with the takedown.
Moore throws an overhand right that lands on Demetriou's shoulder, as Demetriou tries to avoid the shot.
Demetriou steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Moore.
Demetriou feinted with a counter takedown.
Demetriou steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Moore.
Moore slaps away a takedown attempt from Demetriou, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Nice defenses there by Demetriou.
Demetriou is looking for a counter combo.
Jamel Moore seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Moore lands with a 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!
Moore scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Demetriou showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Moore.
Moore lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Demetriou at a distance.
Moore lands with a shot to the body.
Demetriou 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 Demetriou's head backwards.
Demetriou moves away from the strike by Moore.
Demetriou is looking to counter with a body kick.
Moore dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Demetriou shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Moore as he avoids it easily.
Moore dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
The crowd cheers as Moore lands an impressive looking overhand right. Demetriou doesn't seem phased though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Demetriou on the wrong end of a nice hook.

Demetriou is rocked!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Both fighters circle each other, looking for something big. Moore moves in and throws an overhand right. That hurt Demetriou! Moore continues to tee off on Demetriou, landing with a left and a right! Moore connects with a right hand that leaves Demetriou sleeping against the cage! What a finish by Moore!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:15 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Jamel Moore!
An out of breath Jamel Moore 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: Bushido 68: Okah vs. Umaga     
Date:   Sep 09, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ghazi Okah (ranked 160 p4p, 19 weight class) and Iosefa Umaga (ranked 304 p4p, 38 weight class). Okah comes into the arena with Rock Stone blaring out of the sound system. Umaga has chosen Ky-Mani Marley - Warriors 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 Iosefa Umaga was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

195 cm
24
212 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
191 cm
24
244 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ghazi Okah!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Iosefa Umaga!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Yamamoto, Ren Mimura and Sosuke Kotani.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Umaga slips a straight right by Okah.
Okah has been working on his boxing with his coaches at The Wild Beasts Zoo in the buildup to the fight.
Umaga throws the kick towards the body but Okah avoids it.
Umaga misses with an uppercut. Okah saw that one coming.
Umaga lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Umaga moves out of range of the body kick.
Umaga bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Okah comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Okah throws a poor cross that misses
and Umaga makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Umaga moves out of range of the body kick.
Umaga throws the kick towards the body but Okah avoids it.
Okah throws a sloppy body shot
and Umaga counters with a nice uppercut.
Okah fails with an attempt to clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Umaga is looking to score with low kicks.
Okah throws a jab when Umaga was well out of range.
Okah ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Umaga moves away.
Okah tried to score with a low kick but Umaga checks it.
Okah blocks a head kick by Umaga.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okah misses with a hook to the body
and Umaga counters with a slapping leg kick.
Okah turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Umaga jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Okah moves out of range as Umaga throws a body kick.
Good work by Okah as he checks the leg kick.
Umaga throws a lazy uppercut
and Okah counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Okah pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Okah lands a nice hook to Umaga's body. Umaga takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Umaga throws a shot from downtown. Okah moves away and avoids it.
Okah cracks Umaga with an open hand slap.
Umaga throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Okah is looking to chop away at Umaga's legs.
Okah misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Umaga counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Umaga has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Okah finds it's way round the side to connect with Umaga's head.

Okah forces Umaga back against the ropes and clinches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Umaga blocks a body shot from Okah.
Umaga blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Okah misses with a body punch.
Okah works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Okah tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Umaga's elbow.
Okah lands an uppercut.
Okah lands with a light punch inside.
Okah tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Umaga's elbow.
Okah has a couple of punches blocked by Umaga.
A hook to the body from Umaga.
Okah lands a left hand that snaps the head of Umaga backwards.
Umaga has a couple of punches blocked by Okah.
Umaga misses with a body punch.
Umaga throws a head punch that misses.
Okah is trying to pull guard but Umaga turns him against the ropes and we stay in the clinch.

Okah breaks the clinch.
Umaga digs a good body shot into Okah's ribs.
Umaga moves forwards but Okah connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Okah fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Umaga checks it well.
Umaga throws a wild body kick that Okah sees coming a mile off.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Umaga digs a good hook to Okah's body.
Okah clobbers Umaga with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Umaga throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Okah slips under a jab.
Umaga ducks under a wild hook from Okah.
A slow jab from Okah misses its intended target.
Okah is looking to score with low kicks.
Okah bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Okah looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Good work by Okah as he checks the leg kick.
Okah misses the jab.
Okah checks a low kick from Umaga.
Okah scores with a kick to the body.
Umaga misses with a looping left.
Okah misses with a straight left.
Okah throws out a powerful jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Crunch! Okah slams his shin into Umaga's torso.
Okah jabbing away but nothing is landing.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Okah throws a hook to the side of Umaga's head but Umaga sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A big left from Okah misses.
Umaga misses with a body shot.
Umaga checks a low kick from Okah.
Nice body kick there by Umaga.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Okah, right into the meat.
Umaga moves out of range of the body kick.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Okah - that will leave a mark!
A swing and a miss from Umaga.
A solid leg kick lands there for Umaga.
Okah attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
A little jabbing left from Umaga on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Umaga tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Umaga paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Okah keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Umaga missing with a left hand there. Okah was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Okah 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.
Umaga throws a nice inside leg kick.
Umaga throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Okah throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Umaga stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Okah misses with a hook.
Umaga walks into a straight right hand from Okah.
Umaga misses with a looping right.
Umaga throws a right and a left that both miss.
Umaga connects with a leg kick. Okah looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
A head kick misses from Okah.
Umaga turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Okah throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Umaga throws a nice inside leg kick.
Umaga ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Okah moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Umaga with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Okah to score with a decent uppercut.
Okah ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Okah misses with a straight left.
Okah loads up on a big right hand but Umaga slips the punch.
Okah comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Okah avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
And Okah counters with a quick kick to the body but Umaga blocks it.
Okah just misses with a punch to the body.
Umaga on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Umaga scores with a shot to the body.
Umaga wants to slow Okah down by chopping away at his legs.
Umaga swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A little feinted left hand from Okah on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Okah scores with a jab to the body.
A head kick misses from Umaga.
Okah defending well as Umaga loads up on a big left hand.
Umaga takes one to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Umaga checks the leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Okah takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
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 throws a body shot but no joy.
Okah throws the left hand but Umaga avoids the punch easily.
Nice straight punches there by Okah. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Okah.
Umaga misses with a hook to the body
and Okah counters with a nice uppercut.
Umaga scores with a leg kick.
Umaga uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Okah.
Umaga 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 darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Umaga missing with a left hand there. Okah was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Umaga takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Umaga dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Umaga.
Umaga throws the left hand but Okah avoids the punch easily.
Umaga throws a quick inside leg kick.
Okah misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Okah ducks under a wild hook from Umaga.
Okah is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Okah tries to clinch up but Umaga circles away and keeps his distance.
Okah thows a left - swing and a miss!
Umaga let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Okah misses with an uppercut
and Okah takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A shot to the liver by Umaga. Beautiful body shot.
Nice defenses there by Okah.
Okah tries to land a body kick
and Umaga counters with a stiff right hand.
Umaga checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Okah gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Umaga dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Umaga keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Okah thows a body kick. Umaga tries to catch it but that hurt him.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
The fighters circle momentarily. Okah darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Umaga motions for Okah to come forward. Umaga throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Okah throws the kick towards the body but Umaga avoids it.
Umaga slips under a jab from Okah.
Umaga waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Okah.
Okah quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Umaga moves away from the strike by Okah.
Okah misses with a wild body shot.
Okah lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Okah displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Umaga throws out the jab.
Umaga throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Umaga keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Umaga looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Umaga is looking to score with low kicks.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Ghazi Okah 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.


A telegraphed right hand from Okah misses the target.
Umaga looks to land a right hand but Okah moved out of range.
Okah connects with a single shot there.
Okah misses with a hook. Umaga ducked under it nicely.
Okah throws a leg kick
and Umaga counters with a three punch combo that has Okah backing up. Okah nods at Umaga to acknowledge the strikes.
Okah misses with a looping right.
Umaga only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Umaga throws a body punch but Okah moves out of range.
Okah checks a low kick from Umaga.
Umaga just misses with a punch to the body.
Okah throws a wild body kick that Umaga sees coming a mile off.
Umaga was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Umaga will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Umaga scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Okah doesn't seem bothered though.
Ghazi Okah is winning the standup battle so far.
Okah throws the left hand but Umaga avoids the punch easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okah thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Umaga if he has to take too many more of those.
Okah takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Okah slips under a jab.
Okah lands a nice looking kick to the body. Umaga takes a step back to recover.
Okah loads up on a big right hand but Umaga slips the punch.
Umaga tries to score with a low kick but Okah moves his leg out of the way.
And Okah counters with a quick kick to the body but Umaga blocks it.
Okah just misses with a punch to the body.
Umaga uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Okah.
Umaga throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Okah stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Okah throws an overhand right that lands on Umaga's shoulder, as Umaga tries to avoid the shot.
Umaga lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Umaga throws a leg kick that is checked
and Okah counters with a low kick, right behind Umaga 's knee.
Okah looks to throw the jab but Umaga is out of range.
Okah checks a low kick from Umaga.
Okah was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Okah with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Umaga to score with a decent uppercut.
Okah throws a nice outside leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Umaga buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Decent striking displayed by Okah there.
Okah keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A jab from Umaga misses.
Okah keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Okah tried to counter with a leg kick but Umaga avoided it.
Umaga gets off balance looking for a body kick
letting Okah counter with a right hand.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Okah.
Umaga works the jab nicely.
Umaga gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Umaga lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Okah loads up on a big right hand but Umaga slips the punch.
Umaga gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Umaga misses with an attempted mid kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Okah thumps Umaga with a low kick.
Okah misses with a left hand
and Umaga counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Umaga takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Umaga just misses with a punch to the body.
Umaga throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Umaga just misses with a punch to the body.
Umaga slips under a jab from Okah.
Umaga throws a front kick aimed at Okah's knee but Okah avoids it well.
Okah ducks under a wild hook from Umaga.
Okah walks into a stiff left hand from Umaga.
Okah tries to score with a low kick but Umaga moves his leg out of the way.
Umaga has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Okah loads up on a big right hand but Umaga slips the punch.
Umaga throws a wild body kick that Okah sees coming a mile off.
Nice defenses there by Okah.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Okah turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Okah fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Umaga on the side of the head.
Okah looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Umaga looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Umaga throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A solid leg kick lands there for Okah.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Umaga lets loose with a powerful body kick. Okah will feel that in the morning.
Okah lets loose with a powerful body kick. Umaga will feel that in the morning.
Okah misses the jab.
It seemed like Umaga was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Okah looks to land a right hand but Umaga moved out of range.
Okah rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Umaga counters with a good low kick that Okah was not able to check.
Umaga misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Okah chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Umaga can pounce on him.
Okah takes a swing at Umaga's ribcage but misses.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Umaga misses with a body kick.
Okah blocks a leg kick.
Umaga throws a half hearted mid kick.
Umaga jabs at Okah's body.
A left lands for Okah.
Umaga lands with a nice body punch.
Umaga throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Okah throws the left hand but Umaga avoids the punch easily.
Umaga takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Okah.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Umaga is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Okah.
Umaga takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Okah throws a poor cross that misses
and Umaga counters with a nice uppercut.
Umaga misses with a shot to the body
and Okah counters with a straight right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okah misses with a looping right.
Umaga steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Okah moves out of range of the strikes.
Okah lands a nice looking body kick.
Nice body kick there by Umaga.
An inside leg kick lands from Okah.
Umaga looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Umaga throws a low kick but it's checked well by Okah.
Okah works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Okah feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Umaga's calf.
Umaga moves out of range of the body kick.
Nice uppercut there from Umaga.
Okah lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Umaga defending well as Okah loads up on a big left hand.
Umaga throws a looping overhand right but Okah ducks down to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Umaga ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Umaga misses with a leg kick
and Okah makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A solid leg kick lands there for Okah.
Umaga avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
An inside leg kick from Okah misses.
Umaga now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Okah throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Umaga counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Okah slips a straight right by Umaga.
Umaga dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Okah. That did some damage!
Okah uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Umaga.
Okah turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Okah. Umaga does a little dance to reset his feet.
Umaga lands with a straight right. Okah didn't see that one coming.
Okah keeps Umaga at a distance using the push kick.
Umaga throws a sloppy head kick
and Okah counters with a good, hard body kick but Umaga shrugs it off.
Umaga is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Okah gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Okah swings for the body but Umaga moves out of range.
Umaga moves out of range of the body kick from Okah.
Umaga takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Okah throws a leg kick but Umaga checks it.
Umaga feints a counter leg kick.
Okah goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Umaga thuds a left hand into Okah's body.
Okah misses with a straight right.
Okah lands a nice shot to the body.
Umaga has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Okah.
Okah swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Umaga throws a hook to the side of Okah's head but Okah sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Umaga misses with a leg kick
and Okah counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Umaga getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A low kick from Umaga misses
and Okah counters with a nice uppercut.
Okah throws a quick inside leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Umaga lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Okah throws a right hand that misses
and Umaga counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Umaga blocks a jab.
Umaga pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Umaga throws an off balance right hand
and Okah counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Okah misses with an attempted mid kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Umaga. Okah does a little dance to reset his feet.
Umaga misses with an uppercut. Okah saw that one coming.
Okah scores with a shot to the body.
Okah blocks a low kick nicely.
A low kick from Umaga misses
and Okah counters with an inside leg kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Ghazi Okah had his way with Iosefa Umaga in that round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. 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.


Okah scores with a nice strike.
Umaga lands a nice hook to Okah's body. Okah takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Umaga lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Umaga moves away from the strike by Okah.
Okah sizes up Umaga with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Okah fakes the leg kick and cracks Umaga in the body.
Okah throws a predictable looking body shot
and Umaga counters with a one-two to the body.
Okah misses with a kick to the body.
Umaga lands a head shot.
Umaga lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Okah at a distance.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Okah lands with a good body shot.
Okah rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
enabling Umaga to counter with a crisp jab.
Nice defenses there by Okah.
A bone on bone clash there as Umaga blocks the leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okah moves out of range as Umaga throws a body kick.
Okah tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Umaga was well out of range. Poor timing from Okah.
Umaga misses with a body punch
and Okah counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Okah scores with a shot to the body.
Umaga ducks under a wild hook from Okah.
Umaga digs a good hook to Okah's body.
Umaga dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Okah. That did some damage!
Okah walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
A slow jab from Okah misses its intended target.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Okah.
Okah throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Umaga counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Okah 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 Umaga has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Umaga and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Umaga misses with a hook to the body
and Okah counters with a low kick, right behind Umaga 's knee.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Okah pivots, looking for a leg kick but Umaga is out of range and Okah settles back down.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Umaga crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Okah - the referee stops the clock and Umaga gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Okah. Umaga manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
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 connects with a leg kick. Okah looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Umaga moves out of range as Okah throws a body kick.
Umaga tries a head kick but it misses.
Okah doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Okah stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Umaga.
Some wild striking there from Okah.
Okah goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Okah throws a poor cross that misses
and Umaga counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Umaga thumps Okah with a low kick.
Okah misses with a looping left.
Umaga throws a body kick that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Okah will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Umaga throws a right and a left that both miss.
Umaga bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Okah misses with an attempted mid kick.
Umaga avoids the body shot from Okah.
Umaga now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Umaga takes one on the button.
Umaga moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Umaga misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Umaga takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Okah throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Umaga counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Okah blocks a leg kick.
Umaga moves out of range of the strikes.
Umaga dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Okah throws a wild body kick that Umaga sees coming a mile off.
Okah avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Good work by Okah as he checks the leg kick.
Umaga scores with a kick to the midsection.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Umaga throws a nice outside leg kick.
Umaga changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Crunch! Okah slams his shin into Umaga's torso.
Umaga ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Okah has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Umaga.
Okah lands with a thumping leg kick.
Umaga lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Umaga checks a low kick from Okah.
Umaga plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Okah tried to score with a low kick but Umaga checks it.

And that's the end of the fight!
Iosefa Umaga comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Okah 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 Yamamoto scores the fight for Iosefa Umaga!
Judge Ren Mimura scores the fight as a draw!
Judge Sosuke Kotani scores the fight for Ghazi Okah!

The fight ends as a draw!

Ghazi Okah retains his title. It's always disappointing when a championship fight ends as a draw but that's what happens when you leave the fight in the judges hands!
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Event: Bushido 68: Okah vs. Umaga     
Date:   Sep 09, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov (ranked 2720 p4p, 272 weight class) and Junior Vilson (ranked 272 p4p, 37 weight class). Vilson has chosen Haiti Voodoo Music as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

177 cm
23
156 lbs
10 - 3 - 1
182 cm
24
157 lbs
11 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Khabib Nurmagomedov!
And introducing the fighter 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, Junior Vilson!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Shimada, Yuuki Gou and Ren Mimura.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Vilson throws out a leg kick but Nurmagomedov moves out of range and Vilson only half commits.
Vilson connects with a leg kick. Nurmagomedov looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Vilson turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Nurmagomedov changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Nurmagomedov fails in his attempt to clinch.
Nurmagomedov tries for a takedown but Vilson sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Vilson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Vilson has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Nurmagomedov is landing a low percentage of strikes.
A decent looking cross lands there for Vilson.
Vilson is looking to score with low kicks.
We've been hearing reports that Nurmagomedov has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Vilson fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
A chopping leg kick lands by Vilson.
Nurmagomedov blocks a jab.
Nurmagomedov was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Vilson.
Nurmagomedov tries to clinch there but Vilson circles away.
Vilson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Nurmagomedov shoots in for a double leg but Vilson sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Vilson flicks out a counter leg kick but Nurmagomedov steps away.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Nurmagomedov is looking to clinch.
Vilson chopping away at his opponent's legs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vilson throws a nice inside leg kick.
Vilson explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Nurmagomedov tries to clinch
and Vilson counters with a nice body shot.
Vilson fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Vilson fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Nurmagomedov on the wrong end of a kick to the body.

Nurmagomedov has closed the distance and engaged Vilson in a clinch.

Vilson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Nurmagomedov takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Vilson moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Nurmagomedov shoots for a double leg takedown but Vilson sprawls well. He's pushed Nurmagomedov's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Khabib Nurmagomedov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Nurmagomedov takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Vilson throws a big shot that misses.
Vilson throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Nurmagomedov on the side of the head.
Vilson fakes the leg kick and cracks Nurmagomedov in the body.
Nurmagomedov shoots in looking for a takedown but Vilson manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Nurmagomedov's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vilson throws a nice inside leg kick.
Vilson defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Nurmagomedov.
Vilson connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Nurmagomedov's hands.
Nurmagomedov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Vilson.
Nurmagomedov half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Vilson lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Vilson lands a right hook to the body.
Vilson thuds his shin into the meat of Nurmagomedov's side.
Vilson throws a shot from downtown. Nurmagomedov moves away and avoids it.
Nice body punch from Vilson.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Vilson.
Vilson lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Nurmagomedov fails in his attempt to clinch.
A chopping leg kick lands by Vilson.
Vilson scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Nurmagomedov doesn't seem bothered though.
Vilson fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vilson cracks Nurmagomedov with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Nurmagomedov takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Nurmagomedov is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Nurmagomedov takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Nurmagomedov shoots in and drives through. Vilson sprawls well.
Nurmagomedov shoots and misses
and Vilson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Nurmagomedov is breathing heavily.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Nurmagomedov is defended easily by Vilson.
Vilson throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Nurmagomedov blocks a head kick by Vilson.
Nurmagomedov closes this distance looking for a takedown but Vilson circles away.
Vilson lands with a slapping head kick.
Vilson scores with a nice strike.
Vilson scores with a jab to the jaw.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A big left from Vilson misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Vilson dips to his left and cracks Nurmagomedov with an uppercut!
Nurmagomedov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Nurmagomedov fails miserably with a takedown attempt.

Nurmagomedov shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Vilson napping and manages to drive through into side control!
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Vilson can't do much from the bottom here.
Nurmagomedov looks up at the clock and then as Vilson takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Nurmagomedov smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!
Nurmagomedov trying to control the action but Vilson is working from the bottom.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nurmagomedov working the ground and pound but Vilson is defending the strikes.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Junior Vilson dominated that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the ring so we can get back down to business.


Nurmagomedov takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Vilson has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Vilson scores with a crisp jab that stopped Nurmagomedov in his tracks.
Nurmagomedov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Vilson moves away.
Vilson scores with a nice right hand.
Vilson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Vilson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Nurmagomedov was well out of range. Poor timing from Vilson.

Nurmagomedov looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Nurmagomedov sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Vilson defending well though.
Vilson is trying to get back to full guard.
Vilson is positioning himself well to prevent Nurmagomedov advancing to mount.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nurmagomedov throwing shots but Vilson is blocking nicely.
Nurmagomedov thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Nurmagomedov 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.
Nurmagomedov controlling the pace.
Nurmagomedov thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Nurmagomedov trying to control the action but Vilson is working from the bottom.
Vilson avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Nurmagomedov.
Vilson is holding on to half guard well.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Nurmagomedov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Vilson manages to get to full guard.
Nurmagomedov in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Nurmagomedov throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Vilson connects with a looping right hand.
Junior Vilson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Vilson throws a body shot but no joy.
Vilson just misses with a punch to the body.
Nurmagomedov tries for a takedown but Vilson sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
A little jabbing left from Vilson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Junior Vilson is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Nice defenses there by Nurmagomedov.
Vilson lands a leg kick that knocks Nurmagomedov off balance momentarily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Nurmagomedov manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Vilson on his heels. He'll look to pass Vilson's guard now, I'm sure.
Vilson looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Nurmagomedov trying to control but Vilson is working from the bottom.
Vilson preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Vilson utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Vilson is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Khabib Nurmagomedov overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Nurmagomedov sitting in guard, not really doing much.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nurmagomedov postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Vilson throws a leg kick which misses Nurmagomedov's front leg but catches the back leg as Nurmagomedov tries to avoid it.
Nurmagomedov moves out of range of the strikes.
The fighters circle momentarily. Vilson darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Nurmagomedov has his takedown stuffed
and Vilson counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Nurmagomedov takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Nurmagomedov on the wrong end of a nice hook.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Junior Vilson showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Vilson throws the kick towards the body but Nurmagomedov avoids it.
Nurmagomedov has a takedown stuffed.
Nurmagomedov shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Vilson sprawls well. Vilson wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Nurmagomedov gets slowly back to his feet.
Nurmagomedov changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Vilson tries to avoid it but Nurmagomedov manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Vilson to the ground. Vilson escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Khabib Nurmagomedov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Vilson lands a really nice looking cross but Nurmagomedov seems unphased.
Vilson displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Nurmagomedov.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice inside leg kick there by Vilson. That's going to slow Nurmagomedov down.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Vilson explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Nurmagomedov walks into a jab.
Nurmagomedov chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Vilson can pounce on him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice sprawl there from Vilson as Nurmagomedov shoots in.
Vilson scores with a jab. Nurmagomedov acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Nurmagomedov changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Vilson tries to avoid it but Nurmagomedov manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Vilson to the ground. Vilson escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Vilson lands a jab.
Nice body punch from Vilson.
Nurmagomedov throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Vilson's waist but Vilson gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Nurmagomedov off to one side.
Nurmagomedov fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Vilson throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Vilson connects with a body shot that sends Nurmagomedov's belly button to the back.
Vilson is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
A chopping leg kick lands by Vilson.
Nurmagomedov will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Nurmagomedov gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Vilson counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Vilson lands with a thumping leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nurmagomedov walks into a stiff left hand from Vilson.
Vilson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Vilson paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Vilson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Vilson throws a head kick that misses.
Vilson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Nurmagomedov moves away.
Vilson uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Nurmagomedov 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 dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Nurmagomedov. That did some damage!
Vilson fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Nurmagomedov is defended easily by Vilson.
Vilson lunges at Nurmagomedov with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Nurmagomedov's hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vilson throws a shot to the body.
Vilson takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Vilson lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Vilson scoring well with a low kick there.
Vilson swings for the body but Nurmagomedov moves out of range.
Nurmagomedov doesn't manage to clinch there - Vilson circles away.
Vilson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nurmagomedov wants to clinch.
Vilson moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Khabib Nurmagomedov has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nurmagomedov takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Vilson lands a leg kick that knocks Nurmagomedov off balance momentarily.
Nurmagomedov takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Nurmagomedov takes one on the button.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Nurmagomedov misses with a hook
and Vilson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Nurmagomedov tries to close the distance and clinch up but Vilson swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Jab from Vilson.
Vilson cracks Nurmagomedov with an open hand slap.
Vilson takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Vilson scores with a nice strike.

Nurmagomedov is rocked!
Nurmagomedov looks to throw the jab but Vilson is out of range.
Nurmagomedov gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Oh Nurmagomedov is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Vilson closes the distance and lands a vicious right hand that drops Nurmagomedov! Vilson dives in looking to finish! Nurmagomedov is still trying to defend himself but he's taking too many shots and the referee has no choice but to stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:56 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Junior Vilson!
A relieved looking Junior Vilson thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Aug 29, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Carl Fharrat (ranked 24170 p4p, 0 weight class) and Janik Damianowski (ranked 6764 p4p, 0 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

187 cm
27
193 lbs
1 - 2 - 0
180 cm
18
186 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid boxing
Cuts easily
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Determined

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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 1 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Carl Fharrat!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Janik Damianowski!
The judges for this bout are Cecil Peabody, George Francis and Stewart Dunkirk.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Damianowski scores with a jab to the body.
Fharrat looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

Fharrat shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Damianowski's guard.
Fharrat is pushing down on Damianowski's leg trying to pass to half guard. Damianowski is fighting to maintain full guard but Fharrat has managed to sneak the leg through.

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

Fharrat escapes and gets back to his feet.
Damianowski throws a body punch but Fharrat moves out of range.
Fharrat drops his hands momentarily and Damianowski takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fharrat wants to clinch.
Fharrat is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Fharrat tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Damianowski connects with a single shot there.
Damianowski scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

Fharrat throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Damianowski tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Fharrat is in Damianowski's guard.
Fharrat controls from within his opponent's guard.
Fharrat trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.

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

Fharrat is trying to work a guillotine from the top, or something like that? Don't know how he thinks he's going to get a finish from there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fharrat lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Fharrat controlling from the top position.
Damianowski wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Fharrat is now in half guard.
Fharrat is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Fharrat controlling from the full mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fharrat forces the positional change into back control.
Fharrat keeps control of the position as Damianowski tries to break free.

Fharrat is working for the choke. It looks like he might have got it... has he...? Yes! Damianowski is tapping out! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:53 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Carl Fharrat!
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Event: IFC 12: Retaliation     
Date:   Aug 26, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Light Heavyweight (ranked 600 p4p, 94 weight class) and Jamel Moore (ranked 2228 p4p, 330 weight class). Moore has chosen Guerilla Black feat. Beenie Man - Compton as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

175 cm
25
220 lbs
7 - 0 - 0
192 cm
25
207 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Brawler
Very strong
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Powerful

Ace of Spades Clothing

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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 7 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Light Heavyweight!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Jamel Moore!
The judges for this bout are Bart Greer, Daniel Franklin and David Hoff.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Heavyweight ducks under a wild hook from Moore.
Heavyweight seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Heavyweight moves out of range as Moore strikes.
Heavyweight misses with a body shot.
Heavyweight swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Moore looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Moore paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

Moore tries to keep at a distance but Heavyweight has taken the fight into the clinch.
Moore looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
A head punch on the inside from Heavyweight fails to land.
Moore throws a punch but it's blocked by Heavyweight.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Moore.
Heavyweight misses with the head strike.
Moore can't find room to land a body shot as Heavyweight controls the action.
Heavyweight blocks an uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Moore working aggressively here.
Heavyweight cracks Moore with a nice body shot.
Moore working aggressively here.
Heavyweight digs a right hand into Moore's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Moore's gas tank.
Heavyweight prevents a body shot from Moore.
Moore misses with a hook to the ribs.
Heavyweight blocks a body shot from Moore.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Moore misses with a body punch.
A short right from Heavyweight on the inside.
Heavyweight digs a right hand into Moore's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Moore's gas tank.
Heavyweight lands a shoulder strike.

It looks like Jamel Moore has been cut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Heavyweight.
Heavyweight stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Moore throws a punch but it's blocked by Heavyweight.
Moore tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Heavyweight's elbow.
Moore tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Heavyweight lands a left hand that snaps the head of Moore backwards.
Moore misses with a punch to the body.
Heavyweight scores with a shot to the side of Moore's head.
Moore fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Moore fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A right hand to the body from Moore.
Heavyweight scores with an uppercut up the middle.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Heavyweight.
Heavyweight makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

Moore is rocked!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Heavyweight dips a shoulder and cracks Moore with a mighty uppercut! Moore falls back against the cage and Heavyweight unloads with a barrage of strikes! Moore is completely out with his eyes open, only supported by the cage! Save him ref! Eventually the ref decides to do his job and jumps in - Heavyweight screams abuse at the incompetent official before going over to celebrate with his corner. Brutal stuff!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Light Heavyweight!
Light Heavyweight retains his light heavyweight title!
Light Heavyweight 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: KOFC 63 - Cheek vs Menger     
Date:   Aug 25, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jaheim Reid (ranked 2206 p4p, 286 weight class) and Big Pokey (ranked 2996 p4p, 386 weight class). Reid comes to the cage accompanied by Sizzla - Taking Over. Pokey is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Keep My Name Out Yo Mouth. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

191 cm
22
187 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
191 cm
21
195 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
BJJ Brown Belt
Excellent 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 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jaheim Reid!
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 Las Vegas, Big Pokey!
The judges for this bout are Alan Glass, Chris Downing and Robert Twigg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Pokey takes a swing at Reid's ribcage but misses.
Reid lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Pokey at a distance.
Reid throws a leg kick but Pokey sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Pokey misses with a two punch combination.
Reid definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Reid lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Reid slaps away a takedown attempt from Pokey, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Reid was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Reid fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Pokey looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Pokey misses with a looping right.
Pokey throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Reid bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Pokey takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Pokey takes a jab right on the kisser.
Pokey throws a jab but it's blocked by Reid.
Reid throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Pokey throws a leg kick which misses Reid's front leg but catches the back leg as Reid tries to avoid it.
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 lands with a kick to the ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
An inside leg kick from Pokey misses.
Nice uppercut there from Reid.
Big Pokey seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Pokey misses with a leg kick
and Reid makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Pokey digs a good body shot into Reid's ribs.
Reid is looking to slow Pokey down with leg kicks.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Pokey 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.
Reid moves out of range as Pokey strikes.
Reid just misses with a punch to the body.
Pokey drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Reid defends it well.
A slapping leg kick lands for Reid.
Pokey throws a shot from downtown. Reid moves away and avoids it.
A good leg kick by Reid.
Pokey tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Reid scores with a nice right hand.
Reid looks to score with a jab to the body but Pokey is just out of range.
Pokey will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Reid quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Reid is looking to chop away at Pokey's legs.
Pokey is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Reid with a body shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Reid scores with a body shot.
Pokey throws a head kick but Reid moves out of range.
Both fighters circling a little - Reid finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A left lands for Reid.
Reid lands a nice shot that snaps Pokey's head back.
Reid scores with a nice strike.
Pokey lands a jab.
Reid throws a body punch but Pokey moves out of range.
Pokey misses the body punch
and Reid counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Pokey misses with a series of wild punches.
Pokey takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Reid ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Pokey steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Reid. That one must have hurt.
Pokey misses with a double jab.
Reid is looking to slow Pokey down with leg kicks.

Pokey changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Reid looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
The referee tells the fighters to keep busy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reid is looking to reverse the position.
Pokey taking a breather here.
Reid sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Reid works his way to full guard. Good work.
Reid keeping moving, preventing Pokey from controlling successfully.
Pokey is stalling in the full guard.

Pokey stands up from Reid's guard - Pokey perhaps looking for a knockout.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Pokey scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Reid blocks a jab.
Pokey scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Good standup being displayed there by Reid as he connects with a hook.
Pokey misses with a leg kick
and Reid makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Pokey fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Reid manages to avoid it.
Pokey wants to land a leg kick but Reid is out of range.
Pokey lands a lovely overhand right.
Pokey missing with a left hand there. Reid was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Reid keeps Pokey at a distance using the push kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Pokey on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Pokey fails to land the takedown.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Reid moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Reid avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Reid fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Pokey.
Reid lands with a straight right. Pokey didn't see that one coming.
The fighters circle momentarily. Reid darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Big Pokey is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
An inside leg kick lands from Reid.
Reid lands with a thumping leg kick.
Reid blocks a jab.
Reid avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Reid connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Jaheim Reid is winning the standup battle so far.
Reid tries to bum rush Pokey with a series of wild strikes but Pokey uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Jab, jab by Pokey - just one landing.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Reid smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Reid wants to land a leg kick but Pokey is out of range.
Pokey misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Pokey fails to land the takedown.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reid keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Pokey throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Reid stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Reid throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Pokey closes this distance looking for a takedown but Reid circles away.
Jaheim Reid has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Big Pokey.
Reid scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Pokey doesn't seem bothered though.
Pokey is breathing heavily.
Reid staying out of range there.
Pokey throws a body shot but no joy.
Reid throws a quick inside leg kick.
Reid is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Pokey can do to turn this around?
Reid connects with a looping right hand.
Pokey misses with a left hand
and Reid makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Pokey tries for a takedown but Reid circles away easily
and Reid counters with a left to the body.
Pokey has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Reid.
Reid fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Reid lands a nice hook to Pokey's body. Pokey takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Reid lands a jab.
Reid lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Pokey's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Reid connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Pokey scrambles back to his feet.
Reid scores with a kick to the midsection.
Reid throws a nice inside leg kick.
Pokey tries a low kick but Reid avoids it.
Reid lands with a right hand.
Pokey 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.
Reid scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Nice shot by Reid.

Pokey is rocked!
Reid ducks down into range and throws a picture perfect right hook that connects with Pokey's jaw. Pokey's eyes stare off into space as he falls to the mat, out cold! Reid does the decent thing and steps back, rather than landing any shots to his unconscious opponent.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:51 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Jaheim Reid!
A relieved looking Jaheim Reid thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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Event: Bushido 66: Middleweight GP R1     
Date:   Aug 25, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Krystian Soszynski (ranked 326 p4p, 51 weight class) and Douche Canoe (ranked 1141 p4p, 166 weight class). Soszynski comes to the ring accompanied by Sabaton - 40 : 1. Douche Canoe acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the ring.

188 cm
24
207 lbs
10 - 3 - 0
197 cm
23
215 lbs
8 - 4 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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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 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Krystian Soszynski!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Douche Canoe!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Paul Tew and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Canoe avoids the body shot from Soszynski.
Soszynski has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Soszynski there as he acknowledges the shot.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Soszynski.
Canoe will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Soszynski pivots, looking for a leg kick but Canoe is out of range and Soszynski settles back down.
Douche Canoe seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Soszynski throws a right hand that misses
and Canoe counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Canoe throws a right hand that misses
and Soszynski counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Soszynski tries to move into range but Canoe moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

It looks like Krystian Soszynski has been cut.
Soszynski connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Canoe takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
A nice inside leg kick there by Soszynski. That's going to slow Canoe down.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Canoe shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Soszynski is trying to control but can't.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Canoe prevents Soszynski from improving his position.
Canoe thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Soszynski's head.
Soszynski avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Canoe.
Soszynski avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Canoe.
Soszynski trying to control here.
Ground and pound from Canoe.
Canoe thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Soszynski's head.
Canoe landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Canoe working over Soszynski with some ground and pound. Soszynski looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Canoe takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski is looking for a sweep. Canoe is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Canoe trying to control from half guard but Soszynski is working away.
Soszynski is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at Ganja Ninjas Dojo, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Canoe is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Canoe not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Soszynski keeping control of the position.
Soszynski tries to roll over but Canoe keeps him under control.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Soszynski misses with a lunging right hand
and Canoe counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Soszynski moves out of range of the strikes.
Soszynski cracks a nice hook into Canoe's ribs.
Canoe misses with a hook
and Soszynski counters with a nice low kick that buckles Canoe's knee momentarily.
Canoe lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Canoe lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Soszynski backs up against the ropes.
Soszynski throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Canoe drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Soszynski defends it well.
Nice straight punches there by Canoe. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Canoe.
Canoe walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Soszynski steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Canoe.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Soszynski.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Soszynski explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Canoe misses with a right hand
and Soszynski counters with a nice body kick.
Soszynski uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Canoe.
Soszynski throws a quick inside leg kick.
Soszynski connects with the punch.
Soszynski lands a glancing blow to the side of Canoe's head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Canoe throws the left hand but Soszynski avoids the punch easily.
Soszynski dips to his left and cracks Canoe with an uppercut!

It looks like Douche Canoe has been cut.
Soszynski steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Canoe.
Canoe connects with a good right hand that stumbles Soszynski. Soszynski circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Canoe bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Soszynski's head backwards.
Soszynski avoids the body shot from Canoe.
Soszynski is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Soszynski connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Canoe momentarily.
Canoe throws a hook to the side of Soszynski's head but Soszynski sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Soszynski thumps Canoe with a low kick.
Soszynski displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Canoe throws out the jab.
Soszynski scores with a kick to the midsection.
Canoe throws an overhand right that lands on Soszynski's shoulder, as Soszynski tries to avoid the shot.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Soszynski needs to keep his hands up - Canoe had a free shot at his head there.
Canoe 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.
Soszynski scores with a head kick. Canoe tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Soszynski digs a good body shot into Canoe's ribs.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Douche Canoe will probably get the nod.
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!


A good leg kick by Soszynski.
Nice body kick from Soszynski.
Canoe swings away with a body shot that misses
and Soszynski counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Canoe looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Canoe takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Canoe throws a right hand that misses
and Soszynski counters with a straight right hand.
Canoe 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 dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Canoe's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Canoe takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Canoe takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
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!
Canoe throws a hook but Soszynski blocks it.
Soszynski listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Soszynski throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Canoe.
Canoe connects with the punch.
A jab lands there for Canoe.
Soszynski connects with a single shot there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sloppy strikes from Canoe. Those never looked like landing.
Canoe takes one to the side of the head.
A shot to the body from Canoe misses
and Soszynski counters with a thumping low kick.
Canoe throws a big shot that misses.
A nice combination there by Canoe.
Canoe feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Soszynskis jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Soszynski uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.

That has opened up Douche Canoe's cut even more.
Krystian Soszynski is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Canoe misses with a body shot.
Canoe misses with a body shot.
Canoe loads up on a big right hand but Soszynski slips the punch.
Soszynski gets cracked there but stands up to it.
A telegraphed right hand from Canoe misses the target.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Soszynski scores with a hook to the body. Canoe takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
A slow jab from Canoe misses its intended target.
Soszynski fakes the leg kick and cracks Canoe in the body.
Canoe is breathing heavily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Canoe throws a hook but Soszynski blocks it.
Donk. Soszynski catches Canoe right on the button with a cross.
Soszynski scores with a jab. Canoe acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Canoe swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Soszynski scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

Canoe is rocked!
Canoe tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Soszynski was well out of range. Poor timing from Canoe.
Soszynski fires out a quick counter leg kick but Canoe just manages to avoid it.
Canoe is still on wobbly legs! Can Soszynski finish him?
Soszynski swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Canoe cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Canoe seems to have recovered his senses.
Canoe looks to throw the jab but Soszynski is out of range.
Jab, jab by Soszynski - just one landing.
Nice defenses there by Soszynski.

Canoe shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Soszynski manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Soszynski avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Canoe loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Canoe with a nice head shot there.
Canoe postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Canoe wants to control from the top but Soszynski keeps moving.
Canoe has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Soszynski is pulling down on Canoe's head. It's preventing any offense from Canoe, at least for the moment.
Canoe landing some decent shots from guard.

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.
Canoe with a flurry of punches that miss.
Canoe is working Soszynski over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Canoe throwing strikes from guard but Soszynski blocks nicely.
Soszynski trying to keep a closed guard but Canoe is proving a slippery customer.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Soszynski takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Nice cross by Canoe.
A lazy left from Canoe finds it's target.
Nice shot lands for Soszynski.

The cut above Douche Canoe's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Soszynski moves away from the strike by Canoe.
Soszynski looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Canoe throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Krystian Soszynski will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the ring so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Canoe misses the shot to the body.
Soszynski throws a big shot that misses.
Canoe looks to throw the jab but Soszynski is out of range.
Canoe looks to land a left hand but Soszynski moved out of range nicely.
Canoe avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Soszynski on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Canoe misses the jab.
Canoe on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Canoe misses the jab.
Soszynski takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Krystian Soszynski is winning the standup battle so far.
Soszynski ducks under a wild hook from Canoe.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Soszynski scores with a body shot.
Soszynski wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Canoe walks into a jab.
Canoe throws a shot from downtown. Soszynski moves away and avoids it.
Soszynski misses with a kick to the body
and Canoe counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Canoe lands a jab to the nose.
Soszynski's corner calls for a 1-2. Soszynski obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Canoe throws a jab when Soszynski was well out of range.
Soszynski appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Soszynski pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A big left from Canoe misses.
Soszynski throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Canoe lands a nice looking body shot.
Canoe tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Soszynski was well out of range. Poor timing from Canoe.
Soszynski looks to throw the jab but Canoe is out of range.
Soszynski uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Canoe.
Canoe ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Canoe with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Soszynski to score with a decent uppercut.
Canoe misses with a hook
and Soszynski counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Soszynski misses the shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Canoe rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Soszynski counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Canoe swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Soszynski misses the target.
Canoe has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Soszynski throws a body punch but Canoe moves out of range.
A swing and a miss from Canoe.
Soszynski swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Soszynski ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Canoe moves away.
Soszynski misses with a leg kick

and Canoe counters with a nice double leg into side control. Soszynski won't be happy with that.
Soszynski is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Canoe misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Sloppy strikes there by Canoe.
Canoe in side control, throwing shots but Soszynski defends.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Canoe working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
Canoe is pausing for a moment. What's he doing? It looks like he's clearing his nose. Oh dude! He's shot a load of snot all down Soszynski's shoulder. That is not cool.
Soszynski struggling a bit here.
Canoe working the head and body with strikes.
Canoe throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Soszynski is trying to control Canoe's posture but Canoe avoids it.
Douche Canoe has got the better of the ground game so far.
Canoe misses with the ground and pound.
Canoe 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.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Canoe thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Soszynski works his way to full guard. Good work.
Canoe cracks Soszynski with a solid left hand.
Soszynski managing to control the position.
Canoe scoring with punches to the head and body.
Canoe working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

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

And that's the end of the fight!
Douche Canoe comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Canoe 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 James Glass scores the fight 28:29
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 28:29
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Douche Canoe!

In his post fight interview, Douche Canoe started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Event: StrikeForce Union #73     
Date:   Aug 13, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Ramon Escobar Chavez and Oliver Taquses. Escobar Chavez comes to the cage accompanied by Buena Vista Social Club - Hasta Siempre. I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

179 cm
24
150 lbs
8 - 2 - 1
175 cm
23
158 lbs
7 - 1 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Basic striking
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 8 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 7 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Oliver Taquses!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, James Glass and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Escobar Chavez, right into the meat.
Escobar Chavez throws a nice outside leg kick.
Escobar Chavez scores with a hook.
A nice leg kick lands there from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez throws a good cross that connects.
Taquses shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Escobar Chavez pinned against the cage. Escobar Chavez gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Escobar Chavez with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Escobar Chavez is looking to slow Taquses down with leg kicks.
Good exchange - Escobar Chavez coming out on top.
Good leg kick by Escobar Chavez there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Nice shot by Escobar Chavez.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Taquses avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Escobar Chavez looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Taquses takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Taquses gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Taquses moves out of range as Escobar Chavez strikes.
Taquses fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Escobar Chavez fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Taquses on the side of the head.
Taquses takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Escobar Chavez slaps away a takedown attempt from Taquses, before circling back to the center of the mat.
It looked like Escobar Chavez was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Taquses.
Escobar Chavez looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Ramon Escobar Chavez has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Oliver Taquses.
Taquses fails with a takedown attempt.
Escobar Chavez lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez lands a jab to the nose.

Taquses feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Taquses trying to control the position from guard on top but Escobar Chavez is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Taquses 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 Taquses has Escobar Chavez in his guard.

Taquses trying to keep a closed guard but Escobar Chavez is proving a slippery customer.
Taquses is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Taquses working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Escobar Chavez doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Escobar Chavez manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Escobar Chavez is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.

Taquses looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Escobar Chavez passes into side control.
Taquses is looking for a sweep.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Taquses looking for a sweep but Escobar Chavez has passed into full mount! Oh no!
Taquses working to try and regain half guard.
Escobar Chavez looking to control and managing it successfully.
Taquses holds on, trying desperately to control.
Taquses sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Escobar Chavez dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Escobar Chavez dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Taquses. That did some damage!
Taquses chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Escobar Chavez can pounce on him.
Escobar Chavez scores with a leg kick.
Taquses with a poor takedown
and Escobar Chavez makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Nice sprawl there from Escobar Chavez as Taquses shoots in.
Escobar Chavez scores with a jab to the jaw.
Escobar Chavez cracks a nice hook into Taquses's ribs.
Escobar Chavez is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Escobar Chavez connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Escobar Chavez looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Taquses on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Escobar Chavez throws a shot to the body.
Escobar Chavez bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Taquses's head backwards.
Escobar Chavez throws a nice inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Taquses is trying hard to land a takedown here. Escobar Chavez sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Ramon Escobar Chavez has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Oliver Taquses.
Taquses walks into a stiff left hand from Escobar Chavez.
Taquses shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Escobar Chavez counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Escobar Chavez, right into the meat.
Taquses dives in for a single leg takedown but Escobar Chavez sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Taquses.
Ramon Escobar Chavez is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A slapping leg kick lands for Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez lands a leg kick that knocks Taquses off balance momentarily.
A chopping leg kick lands by Escobar Chavez.
Taquses takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Escobar Chavez fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez lands with a good body shot.
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 looks to score with a jab to the body but Taquses is just out of range.
Escobar Chavez jabs at Taquses's body.
Taquses misses with a takedown
and Taquses takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Taquses fails with the takedown
and Escobar Chavez cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
That kick from Escobar Chavez tenderised Taquses's leg. Taquses is trying to keep his angry face on.
Taquses shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Escobar Chavez sprawls well. Escobar Chavez wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Taquses gets slowly back to his feet.
Taquses darts in looking for a takedown but Escobar Chavez gets double underhooks and turns Taquses into the cage.
Escobar Chavez stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Escobar Chavez wants it to stay on the feet.
Escobar Chavez chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Taquses's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez stuffs the takedown.
Taquses is breathing heavily.
Escobar Chavez chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Taquses tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Escobar Chavez sizes up Taquses with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Escobar Chavez cracks Taquses with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Escobar Chavez defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Taquses.
Escobar Chavez scores with a sloppy right hand. Taquses should have avoided that one.
Taquses has his takedown stuffed
and Escobar Chavez finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Taquses fails with the takedown
and Escobar Chavez counters with a stiff right hand.
Escobar Chavez throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Taquses shoots and misses
and Escobar Chavez counters with a good low kick that Taquses was not able to check.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Escobar Chavez dips to his left and cracks Taquses with an uppercut!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Taquses tries for a takedown but Escobar Chavez sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
It looked like Escobar Chavez was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Taquses.
Escobar Chavez lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
A decent looking cross lands there for Escobar Chavez.
A slapping leg kick lands for Escobar Chavez.
Jab by Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Escobar Chavez scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
A good leg kick by Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez jabs Taquses right on the nose. Taquses blinks but takes it well.
Escobar Chavez throws a series of punches but Taquses moves out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Escobar Chavez cracks a nice hook into Taquses's ribs.
Taquses shoots in for a takedown but Escobar Chavez shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Escobar Chavez punishes Taquses's body with a nice straight punch.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Taquses closes the distance and clinches up with Escobar Chavez, looking for a takedown. Taquses pushes Escobar Chavez against the cage but Escobar Chavez circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Taquses shoots in but Escobar Chavez avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Escobar Chavez dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Taquses. That did some damage!
Escobar Chavez scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Taquses shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Taquses takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Ramon Escobar Chavez has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Oliver Taquses.
Escobar Chavez is looking to slow Taquses down with leg kicks.
Taquses tries for a takedown but Escobar Chavez circles away easily
and Escobar Chavez counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Taquses walks into a stiff left hand from Escobar Chavez.
Taquses fails with the takedown
enabling Escobar Chavez to counter with a crisp jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Taquses.
Taquses takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
A looping hook to the body misses from Escobar Chavez. Taquses does a little dance to reset his feet.
Taquses misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Taquses throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Escobar Chavez's waist but Escobar Chavez gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Taquses off to one side.
It looked like Escobar Chavez wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Jab from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez lands with a hook. Taquses tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Escobar Chavez ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Taquses takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Escobar Chavez with a nice cross.
That kick from Escobar Chavez tenderised Taquses's leg. Taquses is trying to keep his angry face on.
Escobar Chavez scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Taquses has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Escobar Chavez lands a nice shot to the body.
Escobar Chavez lands an overhand right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Taquses is defended easily by Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez leaves Taquses with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Escobar Chavez scores with a leg kick.
Taquses throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Escobar Chavez's waist but Escobar Chavez gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Taquses off to one side.
Taquses has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Taquses there as he acknowledges the shot.
Nice body punch from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Escobar Chavez lands a nice shot to the body.
Escobar Chavez will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Taquses closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Taquses shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Escobar Chavez fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Taquses has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Escobar Chavez.
Taquses shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Escobar Chavez counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Taquses gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Escobar Chavez connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Taquses is defended easily by Escobar Chavez.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Taquses looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Both fighters circling a little - Escobar Chavez finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Taquses.
Escobar Chavez throwing a counter right hand but Taquses manages to avoid it.
Taquses will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Escobar Chavez cracks the inside of Taquses's front leg.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Nice shot by Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Escobar Chavez comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Escobar Chavez lands a head shot.
Taquses fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Ramon Escobar Chavez 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.


Escobar Chavez scores with a jab to the body.
Taquses shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Escobar Chavez counters with a straight right hand.
Taquses shoots in and drives through. Escobar Chavez sprawls well.
Escobar Chavez scores with the left hand. Taquses knows he should have avoided that one.
Escobar Chavez digs a good hook to Taquses's body.
Taquses goes for a double leg but Escobar Chavez avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Escobar Chavez continues to drive forward.
Ramon Escobar Chavez has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Oliver Taquses.
Good leg kick by Escobar Chavez there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Escobar Chavez throws a leg kick which misses Taquses's front leg but catches the back leg as Taquses tries to avoid it.
Ramon Escobar Chavez is winning the standup battle so far.
Escobar Chavez lands with an uppercut that bounces Taquses off the cage and back into range.
Nice takedown defense from Escobar Chavez. No joy for Taquses on that attempt.
Escobar Chavez works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Taquses is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Escobar Chavez stuffs the takedown attempt from Taquses. Taquses gets slowly back to his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez connects with a nice looking jab.
A shot to the liver by Escobar Chavez. Beautiful body shot.
Taquses takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Taquses.
Escobar Chavez is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Taquses can do to turn this around?
Escobar Chavez scores with a jab to the jaw.
A decent looking cross lands there for Escobar Chavez.

Taquses is rocked!
Jab from Escobar Chavez.
Taquses is still on wobbly legs! Can Escobar Chavez finish him?
Escobar Chavez works Taquses's body with a nice hook.
Escobar Chavez throws a sloppy head kick and Taquses moves out of range easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Taquses shoots and misses
and Escobar Chavez counters with a straight right hand.
Taquses will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Taquses seems to have recovered his senses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Taquses shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Escobar Chavez defends it nicely.
Taquses shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Escobar Chavez thuds his right hand into Taquses's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Escobar Chavez moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
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 goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Escobar Chavez dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Taquses. That did some damage!
Taquses takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Escobar Chavez stuffs the takedown.
Taquses takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Escobar Chavez lands a nice hook to Taquses's body. Taquses takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Escobar Chavez smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Good leg kick by Escobar Chavez there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Taquses takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Nice sprawl there from Escobar Chavez as Taquses shoots in.
Taquses shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Escobar Chavez counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Escobar Chavez jabs at Taquses's body.
Escobar Chavez throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Taquses fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Escobar Chavez avoids it really well and circles away.
Escobar Chavez is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Escobar Chavez 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.

Taquses shoots in and bounces Escobar Chavez off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Oliver Taquses has got the better of the ground game so far.
Taquses trying to control but Escobar Chavez is working from the bottom.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Escobar Chavez is on top in guard.

And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Ramon Escobar Chavez had his way with Oliver Taquses in that round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Escobar Chavez cracks Taquses with an open hand slap.
Escobar Chavez moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Escobar Chavez jabs Taquses to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Escobar Chavez fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Taquses ducks right into an uppercut from Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez connects with a crisp jab.
Escobar Chavez swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Good leg kick by Escobar Chavez there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Taquses takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Escobar Chavez throws a good cross that connects.
Escobar Chavez lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Escobar Chavez lands a nice looking body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Taquses takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Escobar Chavez looks to score with a jab to the body but Taquses is just out of range.
Taquses shoots in for a takedown but Escobar Chavez shows good takedown defense.
Taquses tries for a takedown but Escobar Chavez sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Taquses misses with a takedown attempt
and Escobar Chavez counters with a stiff right hand.
Ramon Escobar Chavez has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Oliver Taquses.
Taquses is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
A jab from Escobar Chavez does it's job there.
You can see that Taquses has visibly slowed down as a result of the leg kicks
Escobar Chavez connects with a solid leg kick.
Taquses gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Escobar Chavez connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Taquses shoots in for a double leg but Escobar Chavez sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Escobar Chavez lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Escobar Chavez connects with a jab.
Taquses shoots in looking for a takedown but Escobar Chavez manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Taquses's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Danga de danga de dang - Escobar Chavez scores with a four punch combination!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Taquses doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Escobar Chavez counters with a straight right hand.
Escobar Chavez throws a nice inside leg kick.
Jab by Escobar Chavez.
Escobar Chavez lands a slapping body shot.
Escobar Chavez moves into range and connects with a jab.
Taquses chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Escobar Chavez can pounce on him.
Taquses looks for a takedown but Escobar Chavez sprawls well.
Taquses takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A punch lands to the side of Taquses 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Taquses closes this distance looking for a takedown but Escobar Chavez circles away.
Escobar Chavez lands an overhand right.
Taquses takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Escobar Chavez, as that shot connected.
Escobar Chavez lands a jab to Taquses's midsection.
Good leg kick by Escobar Chavez there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Taquses shoots for a takedown but Escobar Chavez saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Taquses walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Escobar Chavez lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Escobar Chavez buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Escobar Chavez fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Escobar Chavez bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Taquses's head backwards.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Taquses gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Escobar Chavez.
Oliver Taquses has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Escobar Chavez connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Escobar Chavez feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Taquses's calf.
Escobar Chavez lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Taquses shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Escobar Chavez counters with a good low kick that Taquses was not able to check.
Taquses closes this distance looking for a takedown but Escobar Chavez circles away.
No luck for Taquses with that takedown attempt.
Escobar Chavez cracks Taquses with a good jab.
A solid leg kick lands there for Escobar Chavez.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ramon Escobar Chavez showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Escobar Chavez 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 Donald Grub scores the fight 50:41
Judge James Glass scores the fight 50:41
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 50:41

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: IFC 11: Bloodsport     
Date:   Aug 12, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Joe Schmo and Jamel Moore. Moore has chosen Guerilla Black feat. Beenie Man - Compton as his entrance music. Well, the cameraman is lingering on a pretty young lady for a bit too long there. Keep your eyes on the prize buddy or you'll miss the fighter intros!

180 cm
25
214 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
192 cm
25
207 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Very strong
Good wrestler
Basic striking
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 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Joe Schmo!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of The Island, Jamel Moore!
The judges for this bout are Bart Greer, Michael Johnstone and Santiago Holmes.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Moore slips a jab from Schmo.
Moore looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Moore staying out of range there.
Moore slips a jab from Schmo.
Joe Schmo seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Schmo throws a series of punches but Moore moves out of range.
Moore looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

Moore fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Schmo, pushing him back against the cage.
Schmo blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Schmo misses with a hook to the ribs.
Schmo lands a hook that snaps the head of Moore backwards.

It looks like Jamel Moore has been cut.
Schmo scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Moore misses with a punch on the inside.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Moore.
Moore lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Schmo backwards.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Schmo.
Moore tries a body shot but Schmo blocks it.

Schmo escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Schmo jabbing away but nothing is landing.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Schmo lands with a short punch from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Moore swings wildly with an uppercut but Schmo uses good head movement to avoid it.
Schmo definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Schmo.
Schmo prevents a body shot from Moore.
Moore misses with a punch to the body.
Moore misses with a short punch on the inside.
Moore misses with the head strike.
Schmo misses with a hook from the clinch.
Schmo lands with a light punch inside.
Schmo blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Moore softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Moore struggles to land a body shot inside as Schmo controls his hands.
Moore struggles to land a body shot inside as Schmo controls his hands.
Schmo blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Schmo has a couple of punches blocked by Moore.
Schmo blocking some punches.
Moore misses with a hook from the clinch.
Moore blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Schmo fails to land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Moore has a couple of punches blocked by Schmo.
Schmo lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Moore blocking some punches.
A head punch on the inside from Schmo fails to land.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Schmo escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Schmo looks to land a combination but Moore avoids it well.
Schmo looks to score with a jab to the body but Moore is just out of range.
Moore looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Schmo throws an overhand right that lands on Moore's shoulder, as Moore tries to avoid the shot.
Schmo throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Schmo is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Moore's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
Schmo misses with a straight left.
Schmo looks to land a right hand but Moore moved out of range.
Schmo misses with a series of wild punches.
Moore moves out of range as Schmo strikes.

Moore darts in and clinches Schmo up against the cage.
Moore misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Schmo fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Moore throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Schmo.
Schmo throws a punch but it's blocked by Moore.
A short right from Moore.
Moore can't find room to land a body shot as Schmo controls the action.
Moore misses with a short punch on the inside.
Schmo misses with a hook from the clinch.
Schmo blocking some punches.
Schmo prevents a body shot from Moore.
Moore can't find room to land a body shot as Schmo controls the action.
Schmo lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Moore backwards.
Moore tries to work over Schmo's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Schmo blocking some punches.
Moore scores with a hook to the body.
Nice body punch from Moore.
Moore prevents Schmo from breaking the clinch.
Moore lands a hook to the side of the head.
Schmo fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Schmo blocking some punches.
Moore struggles to land a body shot inside as Schmo controls his hands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Schmo lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Moore backwards.
Moore tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Moore misses with the head strike.
Moore swings wildly with an uppercut but Schmo uses good head movement to avoid it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Schmo lands with a light punch inside.
Moore misses with a body punch.
Moore misses with a punch on the inside.
A short body shot lands from Moore as the two fighters clinch.
Schmo is breathing heavily.
Moore lands with a short shot to the head.
Moore blocks an uppercut.
Moore struggles to land a body shot inside as Schmo controls his hands.
A right handed body shot lands from Moore.
Moore digs a right hand into Schmo's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Schmo's gas tank.

Schmo breaks the clinch.
Schmo takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.

Moore closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Schmo blocks a punch to the side of the head.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Jamel Moore will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Jamel Moore's cut.
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.


Schmo throws a looping overhand right but Moore ducks down to avoid it.

Moore clinches up with Schmo and pushes him back against the cage.
Moore fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Schmo blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Moore lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Moore misses with the head strike.
Schmo throws a punch but it's blocked by Moore.
Schmo misses with a hook from the clinch.
Moore tries to throw a body punch but Schmo avoids it by throwing Moore back against the cage.
Schmo swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Schmo prevents a body shot from Moore.
Schmo throws a head punch that misses.
Moore throws a punch but it's blocked by Schmo.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Schmo escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.

Moore instigates a clinch.
Schmo pushes Moore back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Schmo blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Moore tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Schmo's elbow.
Schmo's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

It looks like Joe Schmo has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Schmo prevents a body shot from Moore.
A hook to the body from Schmo.

Schmo escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A jab from Moore finds it's way through Schmo's defenses.
Moore lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Schmo connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.

Moore closes the distance and clinches.
Moore swings wildly with an uppercut but Schmo uses good head movement to avoid it.
Schmo lands a shoulder strike.
Moore lands a hook that snaps the head of Schmo backwards.
Moore softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A nice right hand lands inside from Schmo.
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!
Schmo struggles to land a body shot inside as Moore controls his hands.
Jamel Moore seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Moore misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Moore doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Schmo blocks an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Moore tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Schmo gets through Moore's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

Schmo breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Schmo misses with an uppercut.
Schmo throws a body punch but Moore moves out of range.
Schmo looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.

Moore has Schmo up against the cage in a clinch.
Moore tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Moore lands a left hand.
Moore swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Schmo misses with a hook from the clinch.
Schmo working aggressively here.
Schmo misses with the head strike.
Schmo gets through Moore's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Moore doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Moore can't find room to land a body shot as Schmo controls the action.
Moore tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Moore softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Moore swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Moore working aggressively here.
Schmo swings wildly with an uppercut but Moore uses good head movement to avoid it.
Moore lands a hook to the side of the head.
Moore digs a right hand underneath Schmo's ribcage. Schmo let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Moore fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Moore misses with a short punch on the inside.
Moore lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Moore throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Schmo blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Moore.
A shot in the inside from Moore.
Moore misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Moore blocking some punches.
Moore goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Moore tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Moore misses with a hook from the clinch.
Moore tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Moore lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Schmo backwards.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Moore lands a shoulder strike.
Schmo blocks an uppercut.
Moore throws a head punch that misses.
Schmo is looking to break free of the clinch but Moore has double underhooks.
Moore goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Moore.
Moore misses with a body punch.
Schmo blocks a body shot from Moore.
Moore throws a punch but it's blocked by Schmo.
Moore fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Schmo manages to break the clinch.
Schmo misses with a body shot
and Moore connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Moore is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Moore moves out of range as Schmo strikes.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Moore! But no joy.
Schmo throws a lazy uppercut
and Moore counters with a nice uppercut.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jamel Moore showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Schmo's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Moore bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Schmo looks to throw the jab but Moore is out of range.
Moore keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Schmo.
Schmo digs a good body shot into Moore's ribs.
Moore wants to clinch.

Moore moves into the clinch successfully.
Moore swings away with an uppercut that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Moore lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Moore swings wildly with an uppercut but Schmo uses good head movement to avoid it.
Moore makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Schmo prevents a body shot from Moore.
A head punch on the inside from Moore fails to land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A frustrated look appears on Schmo's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Schmo misses with the head strike.
Schmo swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Moore lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Moore lands a shoulder strike.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Schmo blocking some punches.
Schmo fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Moore working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Moore throws a head punch that misses.

Schmo's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Nice straight punches there by Moore. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Moore.
Moore has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Schmo misses with an uppercut. Moore saw that one coming.

Moore moves into the clinch.
Schmo tries to work over Moore's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Moore throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Schmos head.
Moore throws a head punch that misses.
Moore misses with some punches.
Moore lands a shoulder strike.
Joe Schmo has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
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!
Moore blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Moore's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Schmo wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Moore has him pressed against the cage.
Moore blocking some punches.
Moore tries to throw a body punch but Schmo avoids it by throwing Moore back against the cage.
Schmo misses with some punches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Schmo.
Schmo is trying to break free.
Schmo pushes Moore back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A shot in the inside from Schmo.
Schmo misses with a hook to the ribs.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Moore.
Schmo throws a punch but it's blocked by Moore.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Moore creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Schmo is trying to push Moore away but Moore has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Schmo misses with a hook from the clinch.
Moore struggles to land a body shot inside as Schmo controls his hands.
Schmo lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Moore backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Moore working aggressively here.
Moore tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Schmo blocking some punches.
Moore scores with a shot to the side of Schmo's head.
Schmo swings wildly with an uppercut but Moore uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short uppercut from Schmo.
A nice left hand lands by Moore.
Moore misses with a hook from the clinch.
Moore blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Moore struggles to land a body shot inside as Schmo controls his hands.
Schmo prevents a body shot from Moore.
Moore swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Schmo blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Moore can't find room to land a body shot as Schmo controls the action.
Schmo blocks a body shot from Moore.
Moore swings wildly with an uppercut but Schmo uses good head movement to avoid it.
Moore fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Moore stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Moore misses with a punch to the body.
Moore misses with a punch on the inside.
Moore misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Moore throws a head punch that misses.
Moore lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Good body shot from Schmo.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Moore throws a head punch that misses.
Schmo throws a punch but it's blocked by Moore.
A short body shot lands from Moore as the two fighters clinch.
Moore tries to work over Schmo's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Moore working aggressively here.
Moore throws a head punch that misses.
Moore swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Moore fails to land.
Schmo lands with a left to the head.
Moore blocking some punches.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jamel Moore comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Moore 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 Bart Greer scores the fight 27:30
Judge Michael Johnstone scores the fight 27:30
Judge Santiago Holmes scores the fight 27:30

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

An out of breath Jamel Moore 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: FFA 33: Desolation     
Date:   Aug 12, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Martez Lopez 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! Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

178 cm
22
220 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
191 cm
22
207 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
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 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Martez Lopez!
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, Izuagbe Ugoh!
The judges for this bout are John Roberts, Reed Andrews and Anthony Taglia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ugoh looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ugoh throws a body shot but no joy.
Lopez cracks Ugoh with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Ugoh looks to land a combination. Lopez sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.

It looks like Martez Lopez has been cut.
Lopez fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
We've been hearing reports that Lopez has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Lopez shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Ugoh pinned against the cage. Ugoh gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Ugoh misses with an uppercut. Lopez saw that one coming.
Lopez punishes Ugoh's body with a nice straight punch.
Ugoh misses with a leg kick

and Lopez counters with a single leg into guard. Ugoh didn't expect that.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Lopez in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Lopez throwing strikes from guard but Ugoh blocks nicely.
Lopez wants to control from the top but Ugoh keeps moving.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Ugoh holds on and takes a little breather.
Lopez controls from within his opponent's guard.
Ugoh working a defensive guard here.
Lopez is pushing down on Ugoh's leg trying to pass to half guard. Ugoh is fighting to maintain full guard but Lopez has managed to sneak the leg through.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Ugoh tries to get to full guard but Lopez has control of the leg.
Lopez wants to take a breather but Ugoh is having none of it.
Lopez lands strikes from half guard.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Lopez connects with a nice short shot to Ugoh's temple.
Lopez missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Ugoh blocking the ground and pound attempt from Lopez.
Lopez throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lopez throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Lopez is looking to take a break and control but Ugoh is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Lopez working over Ugoh with some ground and pound. Ugoh looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Ugoh is holding on to half guard well.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Lopez in particular looking to stall.
Lopez moves nicely into side control.
Lopez trying to control the position but Ugoh is working away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lopez is staying tight to Ugoh's torso, preventing him from escaping.
Ugoh takes a couple of big shots there - the referee warns him that he has to defend himself better.
Lopez is looking to take a break and control but Ugoh is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Lopez scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Ugoh to see if he's OK.
Ugoh felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ugoh is working to avoid the ground and pound but Lopez connects with a decent elbow.
Ugoh is looking to reverse the position.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Martez Lopez dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Martez Lopez's cut.
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.


Ugoh feints and then cracks Lopez's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Lopez down.
Ugoh with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Ugoh avoids a punch combination nicely.
Ugoh throws a lazy uppercut

and Lopez counters with a shoot takedown. Ugoh fights it but they end up in guard.
Ugoh is trying to control the position from the bottom.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lopez controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Ugoh keeping moving, preventing Lopez from controlling successfully.
Ugoh working a defensive guard here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lopez trying to control but Ugoh is working from the bottom.
Ugoh being controlled here, momentarily.
Ugoh keeping moving, preventing Lopez from controlling successfully.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
A low kick from Ugoh is predictable there

and Lopez counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Lopez is looking to take a break and control but Ugoh is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Lopez tries to pass the half guard into mount. Ugoh knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Martez Lopez overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lopez winds up and cracks Ugoh with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Lopez seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Ugoh does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Ugoh avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Lopez.
Lopez missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Lopez in particular looking to stall.
Ugoh won't allow Lopez to pass to mount.
Ugoh is in trouble now - Lopez has advanced to mount!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lopez controlling his opponent.
Lopez scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Ugoh?
Lopez looking to finish with strikes here!
Lopez looking to finish Ugoh with some ground and pound. This is bad for Ugoh!
Lopez 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.
Lopez can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Ugoh is looking to escape.
Lopez pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lopez postures up and cracks his opponent a couple of times before moving back into close ground control. Ugoh looks a forlorn figure.
Ugoh regains half guard.
Ugoh is refusing to be controlled, as Lopez sits in half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Lopez is really struggling to control Ugoh but he's trying to hold on to the position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Lopez controlling the pace.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Martez Lopez dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Martez Lopez's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Ugoh thuds a left hand into Lopez's body.
Ugoh throws the left hand but Lopez avoids the punch easily.
Lopez tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Ugoh manages to circle out of the way.
Ugoh bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Ugoh throws a leg kick

and Lopez counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Ugoh!
Ugoh struggling a bit here.
Lopez wants to lay and pray for a moment but Ugoh keeps working.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lopez throwing ground and pound but whilst doing so, he forgets to control position and Ugoh works his way back to half guard. Good composure under pressure.
Lopez throwing shots but Ugoh is blocking nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ugoh is refusing to be controlled, as Lopez sits in half guard.
Lopez throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Ugoh to regain full guard.
Lopez passes Ugoh's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Lopez wants to control but Ugoh is keeping him busy.
Lopez is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Izuagbe Ugoh has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

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.
Lopez is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Lopez not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Lopez wants to lay and pray for a moment but Ugoh keeps working.
Ugoh is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Lopez scores with a couple of nice shots.
Ugoh trying to hold on to Lopez's head to control him but Lopez postures up.
Lopez is trying to control the action in half guard but Ugoh is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lopez is just content to waste time from the top position. Ugoh takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard.
Lopez scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Lopez advances to half guard.
Lopez controlling the action here.
Lopez seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Ugoh does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Ugoh on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Lopez throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Ground and pound from Lopez.
Lopez throwing shots but Ugoh is blocking nicely.
Ugoh has hold of Lopez's hands but Lopez slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Lopez with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Lopez is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Ugoh can do to turn this around?
Lopez seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Lopez is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.

Lopez moves into side control, avoiding a weak kimura attempt from Ugoh.

And that's the end of the fight!
Martez Lopez showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Lopez, 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 John Roberts scores the fight 30:27
Judge Reed Andrews scores the fight 30:27
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Martez Lopez!

An out of breath Martez Lopez 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: B64: Vilson vs. Jacobson 3     
Date:   Aug 11, 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. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

182 cm
24
157 lbs
11 - 1 - 0
180 cm
24
157 lbs
12 - 2 - 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 11 wins, 1 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 12 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Gil Jacobson!
The judges for this bout are Kenichi Hosakawa, Yukihiro Shimada and Ren Mimura.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jacobson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Jacobson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Vilson.
Vilson throws a jab when Jacobson was well out of range.
Jacobson appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Vilson throws a leg kick that is checked
and Jacobson counters with a good low kick that Vilson was not able to check.
Vilson takes a swing at Jacobson's ribcage but misses.
Vilson scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Jacobson tries to land a leg kick but Vilson saw it coming and moves away.
Vilson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jacobson.
An attempted straight right counter from Vilson misses the target.
Jacobson looks to land a right hand but Vilson moved out of range.
Jacobson throws out a loose jab but Vilson uses good head movement to avoid it.
A jab lands there for Jacobson.
A slow jab from Jacobson misses its intended target.
Vilson misses with a low kick.
A left lands for Jacobson.
Vilson checks the leg kick nicely there.
Jacobson blocks a jab.
Jacobson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Vilson misses with a hook
and Jacobson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Vilson misses with a right hand
and Jacobson counters with a nice uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vilson throws a leg kick but Jacobson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Vilson throws a predictable looking body shot
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Jacobson walks into a left hand.
Vilson misses with a wild body shot.
Jacobson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jacobson throws a wild body kick that Vilson sees coming a mile off.
Vilson with a nice cross.
Jacobson with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Vilson to score with a decent uppercut.
Jacobson connects with a good right hand that stumbles Vilson. Vilson circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Vilson throws a predictable looking body shot
and Jacobson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Vilson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Vilson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Jacobson ducks under a wild hook from Vilson.
Jacobson appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Jacobson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Vilson. That did some damage!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jacobson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Vilson uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Jacobson has time to react.
Jacobson avoids the body shot from Vilson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jacobson avoids the body shot from Vilson.
Vilson tests Jacobson's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Jacobson throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Jacobson throws a leg kick but Vilson moved away.
Vilson avoids the body shot from Jacobson.
Vilson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Vilson throws a body shot but no joy.
Jacobson looks to land a left hand but Vilson moved out of range nicely.
Vilson feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Jacobson on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Vilson throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Jacobson counters with a thumping low kick.
Vilson looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Jacobson. Vilson shrugs it off though.
A slow jab from Jacobson misses its intended target.
Jacobson misses with a body kick.
Vilson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Vilson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Vilson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vilson throws a hook to the side of Jacobson's head but Jacobson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Jacobson explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Jacobson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Vilson.
Jacobson listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Jacobson connects with a crisp jab.
Vilson misses with a straight left.
Jacobson comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Jacobson loads up on a big right hand but Vilson slips the punch.
Vilson turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jacobson scores with a kick to the midsection.
Vilson misses with a looping right.
Jacobson with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Vilson to score with a decent uppercut.
Vilson connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Vilson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jacobson.
Vilson lands a jab to Jacobson's midsection.
Vilson lands a nice hook to Jacobson's body. Jacobson takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Vilson rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Jacobson counters with an inside leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Vilson.
Jacobson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Vilson manages to avoid it.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Jacobson.
Jacobson has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Vilson dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Jacobson. That did some damage!
Vilson lands with a slapping head kick.
Vilson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jacobson moves away.
A big left from Jacobson misses.
Jacobson connects with the punch.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jacobson.
Vilson drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Jacobson misses with a straight left.
Vilson misses with a hook.
Jacobson is trying to counter with his kicks.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jacobson lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Vilson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jacobson.
Vilson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Vilson throws a jab but it's blocked by Jacobson.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Gil Jacobson will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Jacobson throws the left hand but Vilson avoids the punch easily.
Vilson misses with a body punch
and Jacobson counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Vilson blocks a jab.
Vilson feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Jacobson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Vilson.
Jacobson tries to land a leg kick but Vilson saw it coming and moves away.
A telegraphed right hand from Vilson misses the target.
Jacobson blocks a jab.
Jacobson throws out a counter right but Vilson avoids it with no problem.
A clash of legs there as Jacobson blocks the low kick.
Vilson moves out of range of the strikes.
Vilson throws a head kick but Jacobson moves out of range.
Vilson walks into a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vilson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jacobson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Vilson cracks the inside of Jacobson's front leg.
Vilson staying out of range there.
A low kick from Jacobson misses
and Vilson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jacobson checks the leg kick.
Vilson misses with a looping left.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jacobson throws a lazy right hand but Vilson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Vilson moves away from the strike by Jacobson.
Vilson looks to land a left hand but Jacobson moved out of range nicely.
Vilson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jacobson manages to avoid it.
Vilson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Vilson rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Jacobson counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Vilson thinking.
Vilson connects with a body shot that sends Jacobson's belly button to the back.
Jacobson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Jacobson closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Jacobson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
The fighters circling - Vilson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Jacobson misses with a hook.
Jacobson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jacobson misses with a body kick.
Vilson thinks about countering with a body kick.
Vilson lands a leg kick that knocks Jacobson off balance momentarily.
Vilson has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Jacobson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vilson misses with a looping left.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A nice leg kick lands there from Vilson.
Jacobson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Vilson was well out of range. Poor timing from Jacobson.
Jacobson lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Jacobson will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Vilson throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Vilson takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jacobson.
Vilson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jacobson's sensitive parts.
Jacobson fakes the leg kick and cracks Vilson in the body.
Jacobson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Vilson takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Jacobson takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Vilson takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Vilson takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Jacobson moves forwards but Vilson connects with a nice, crisp jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vilson moves away from the strike by Jacobson.
Vilson throws a sloppy body shot
letting Jacobson counter with a right hand.
Vilson checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Vilson looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Vilson throws a push kick but Jacobson slaps the foot to one side.
Vilson blocks the body kick.
Vilson throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Vilson finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Jacobson works Vilson's body with a nice hook.
Jacobson lands a jab to the nose.
Vilson lands with a good body shot.
Gil Jacobson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Vilson moves out of range as Jacobson throws a body kick.
Jacobson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Vilson.
Jacobson throws a leg kick which misses Vilson's front leg but catches the back leg as Vilson tries to avoid it.
Jacobson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jacobson staying out of range there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jacobson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Vilson punishes Jacobson's body with a nice straight punch.
Vilson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Jacobson misses with a kick to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jacobson attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Vilson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Jacobson's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Jacobson scores with a leg kick.
Jacobson lands a body shot.
Vilson throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Jacobson checks the leg kick.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Vilson might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Vilson moves out of range of the leg kick from Jacobson.
Jacobson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Vilson.
It seemed like Jacobson was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Jacobson throws a looping overhand right but Vilson ducks down to avoid it.
A low kick from Vilson misses
and Jacobson makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Vilson rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Jacobson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Jacobson throws a nice outside leg kick.
Vilson moves forwards but Jacobson connects with a nice, crisp jab.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Gil Jacobson showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Vilson misses with a straight left.
Jacobson pivots, looking for a leg kick but Vilson is out of range and Jacobson settles back down.
Vilson lands with a hook. Jacobson tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
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.
Vilson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jacobson.
Jacobson getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Vilson throws a sloppy head kick and Jacobson moves out of range easily.
Vilson ducks under a wild hook from Jacobson.
Jacobson avoids the body shot from Vilson.
Jacobson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
As Jacobson backs away, Vilson returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Jacobson has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Jacobson thuds his right hand into Vilson's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Jacobson takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vilson slips a straight right by Jacobson.
Nice shot by Vilson.
Jacobson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Vilson.
Vilson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jacobson moves away.
Vilson clobbers Jacobson with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vilson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Jacobson throws a poor cross that misses
and Vilson counters with a straight right hand.
Vilson looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Jacobson takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Nice shot by Jacobson.
Jacobson slips under a jab.
Vilson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jacobson.
Vilson throws a jab when Jacobson was well out of range.
A cross from Jacobson lands.
Vilson scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Vilson throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Vilson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Vilson misses with an attempted mid kick.
It seemed like Jacobson was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to 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 is looking to score with low kicks.
Vilson will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Jacobson misses the target.
Vilson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Jacobson throws out the jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vilson throws a right hand that misses
and Jacobson counters with a left to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Vilson keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Jacobson throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Vilson feints and then cracks Jacobson's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jacobson down.
A good leg kick by Vilson.
Jacobson throws a hook but Vilson blocks it.
Vilson works the jab nicely.
Vilson misses with a wild body shot.
Jacobson steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Jacobson throws a big shot that misses.
Vilson pivots, looking for a leg kick but Jacobson is out of range and Vilson settles back down.
Vilson misses with an uppercut.
Vilson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jacobson lands a glancing blow to the side of Vilson's head.
Jacobson attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
A little feinted left hand from Vilson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Jacobson defending well as Vilson loads up on a big left hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jacobson throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Jacobson misses with a kick to the body.
Vilson uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Jacobson throws a jab but it's blocked by Vilson.
Vilson misses with a lunging right hand
and Jacobson counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Vilson swings for the body but Jacobson moves out of range.
Jacobson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Vilson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jacobson manages to avoid it.
Vilson takes a swing at Jacobson's ribcage but misses.
Vilson misses the shot to the body.
Vilson turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
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.
Jacobson misses with a hook
and Vilson counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Vilson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Jacobson.
Jacobson scores with a nice body kick.
Jacobson bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Vilson lands with an overhand left.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Vilson misses with a hook. Jacobson ducked under it nicely.
Jacobson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Vilson throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Vilson checks the leg kick.
Vilson throws the left hand but Jacobson avoids the punch easily.
Jacobson connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
A bone on bone clash there as Jacobson blocks the leg kick.
Jacobson throws a right hand that misses
and Vilson counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Jacobson misses with a straight right.
Jacobson misses with a right hand
and Vilson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Vilson lands with a shot to the body.
Vilson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jacobson was well out of range. Poor timing from Vilson.
Jacobson throws out a counter right but Vilson avoids it with no problem.
Vilson looks to throw the jab but Jacobson is out of range.
Vilson 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.
Vilson throws a body shot but no joy.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Junior Vilson clearly takes that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Jacobson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Vilson throws a body shot but no joy.
Vilson misses with a hook. Jacobson ducked under it nicely.
Jacobson scores with a jab. Vilson acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Jacobson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Decent striking displayed by Vilson there.
Jacobson misses the shot to the body.
Vilson misses with a straight right.
Vilson loads up on a big right hand but Jacobson slips the punch.
Jacobson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Jacobson lets loose with a powerful body kick. Vilson will feel that in the morning.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vilson catches Jacobson with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Vilson throws a looping overhand right but Jacobson ducks down to avoid it.
Jacobson is looking to score with low kicks.
Jacobson tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Vilson scores with a jab to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jacobson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Jacobson fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Jacobson throws a body shot but no joy.
Jacobson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A big right from Jacobson misses.
Jacobson keeps Vilson at a distance using the push kick.
Vilson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jacobson.
Vilson misses with a body shot.
Vilson scores with a punch to the head.
Vilson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jacobson.
Vilson misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Jacobson connects with a solid leg kick.
A jab from Vilson misses.
Jacobson lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Vilson at a distance.
Jacobson misses with a right hand
and Vilson counters with an outside leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vilson misses with a hook. Jacobson ducked under it nicely.
Vilson throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Vilson throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Jacobson counters with a solid body kick.
Jacobson throws a looping overhand right but Vilson ducks down to avoid it.
Jacobson misses with an uppercut.
Jacobson misses with an uppercut. Vilson saw that one coming.
Vilson staying out of range there.
Jacobson lands a jab to the head.
Vilson is looking to chop away at Jacobson's legs.
Jacobson misses with a wild body shot.
Jacobson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Jacobson misses with a hook
and Vilson connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jacobson lands a leg kick that knocks Vilson off balance momentarily.
Vilson stuns Jacobson with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Jacobson blocks a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jacobson checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Jacobson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Jacobson connects with an inside leg kick.
Jacobson throws a sloppy head kick and Vilson moves out of range easily.
Jacobson moves out of range as Vilson strikes.
Jacobson lands a right hook to the body.
Jacobson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Vilson.
A slow jab from Vilson misses its intended target.
It seemed like Jacobson was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Jacobson closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Jacobson lands a slapping body shot.
Jacobson throws an overhand right that lands on Vilson's shoulder, as Vilson tries to avoid the shot.
Jacobson throws a push kick but Vilson slaps the foot to one side.
Vilson moves away from the strike by Jacobson.
Jacobson throws a shot from downtown. Vilson moves away and avoids it.
Jacobson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Vilson.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A leg kick checked by Vilson.
Jacobson swings widly with a right hand
and Vilson counters with a thumping low kick.
Vilson throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Jacobson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Vilson works Jacobson's body with a nice hook.
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.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Donk. Jacobson catches Vilson right on the button with a cross.
Jacobson cracks Vilson with an open hand slap.
Vilson fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Jacobson on the side of the head.
Vilson tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Vilson blocks a leg kick.
Vilson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Jacobson missing with a left hand there. Vilson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Jacobson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jacobson only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Jacobson scores with a jab to the body.
Jacobson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Gil Jacobson will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Jacobson missing with a left hand there. Vilson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Jacobson works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Jacobson jabs Vilson right on the nose. Vilson blinks but takes it well.
Jacobson pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Jacobson blocks a leg kick.
Jacobson slips a jab from Vilson.
Jacobson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Vilson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jacobson.
Jacobson throws a good cross that connects.
Vilson lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Vilson scores with a spinning back kick!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jacobson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Vilson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jacobson tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Vilson is able to avoid easily.
Vilson shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
A little jabbing left from Jacobson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Vilson scores with a sloppy right hand. Jacobson should have avoided that one.
Jacobson lands with a nice body punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jacobson throws a lazy right hand but Vilson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Vilson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Vilson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Vilson misses with a right hand
and Jacobson counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Jacobson misses with a straight left.
Vilson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Vilson misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Vilson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jacobson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Jacobson misses with a looping right.
Vilson misses with a lunging right hand
and Jacobson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Vilson swings widly with a right hand
and Jacobson counters with a body kick.
Vilson lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Vilson lands with a right hand.
Jacobson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Vilson.
Vilson blocks a jab.
Vilson is looking to counter punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vilson throws a jab but it's blocked by Jacobson.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Vilson tries to move into range but Jacobson moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Vilson throws a shot from downtown. Jacobson moves away and avoids it.
Jacobson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Vilson lands with a cross.
Vilson dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Vilson throws a hook but Jacobson blocks it.
Vilson misses with a leg kick.
Jacobson throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Vilson counters with an outside leg kick.
Vilson misses with a body shot.
Jacobson throws a nice inside leg kick.
Jacobson connects with a looping right hand.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Jacobson.
Vilson throws a jab when Jacobson was well out of range.
Vilson misses with a body kick.
Jacobson looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jacobson throws a good cross that connects.
Some bone on bone action there as Jacobson checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Vilson throws a shot from downtown. Jacobson moves away and avoids it.
Jacobson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Vilson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A solid body kick from Vilson.
Jacobson throws out a loose jab but Vilson uses good head movement to avoid it.
The fighters circling - Vilson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Jacobson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Vilson scores with a body shot.
Vilson misses with a hook.
Vilson throws the kick towards the body but Jacobson avoids it.
Vilson misses the body punch
and Jacobson counters with a body kick that stops Vilson in his tracks momentarily.
Vilson has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Jacobson finds it's way round the side to connect with Vilson's head.
Vilson connects with a crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Vilson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jacobson.
It seemed like Jacobson was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Jacobson loads up on a big right hand but Vilson slips the punch.
Jacobson slips under a jab.
Jacobson throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jacobson uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Jacobson uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Vilson moves out of range of the strikes.
The fighters circling - Jacobson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Vilson moves out of range of the strikes.
Jacobson checks the leg kick.
Good standup being displayed there by Jacobson as he connects with a hook.
The fighters circling - Vilson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Jacobson appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
A head kick misses from Vilson.
Jacobson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Vilson.
Vilson throws out a powerful jab.

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

Gil Jacobson wins by unanimous decision!

Gil Jacobson is the new featherweight champion!
Our winner, Gil Jacobson, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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RATING
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Event: DFC 65: Umaga Vs Clay     
Date:   Jul 29, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Iosefa Umaga and Marcellus Clay. Umaga comes to the cage accompanied by Ky-Mani Marley - Warriors. The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

191 cm
23
244 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
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23
265 lbs
12 - 1 - 0
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 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 12 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Marcellus Clay!
The judges for this bout are Donatello Bradman, Chris Dean and Eliza Hachem.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Clay gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Umaga.

Umaga has managed to clinch.
Umaga tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Umaga lands a nice uppercut.
Umaga misses with a hook to the ribs.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Clay.
Umaga misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Clay doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Clay wants a takedown.
Clay blocks a body shot from Umaga.
Clay blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Clay lands a hook to the side of the head.
Umaga lands a hook to the side of the head.
Umaga gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.

It looks like Marcellus Clay has been cut.

Umaga escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Umaga connects with a leg kick. Clay looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Umaga throws a low kick but Clay avoids it.

Umaga has taken the fight to the clinch.
Umaga tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Umaga misses with a body punch.
Umaga misses with a punch on the inside.
Clay scores with an uppercut up the middle.

Clay ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Clay no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.
Clay keeping moving, preventing Umaga from controlling successfully.
Umaga not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Clay seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.

Clay has his foot on Umaga's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Umaga works his way back into a safe position though.
Clay trying to control the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Clay looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Umaga tries to free his leg and advance position but Clay is retaining full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Clay seems keen to control Umaga's posture.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Umaga looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Good shot there by Umaga.
Umaga misses with a straight left.
Umaga stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Umaga moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
The fight stays on the outside here - Clay looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Umaga lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Clay takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.

Umaga moves into the clinch successfully.
Umaga blocking some punches.
Umaga doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Clay swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Clay lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Umaga pushes off an throws an elbow but Clay leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.

Clay ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Clay no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.
Clay is trying to keep Umaga in close.
Clay controlling the position.
Clay is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Umaga pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Clay is keeping the position for now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Umaga is working hard here to advance position.
Clay trying to control the position.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.

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

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.

Umaga gets tackled into the cage by Clay. Clay maintains the clinch.
Umaga throws an elbow but it's blocked.
A nice right hand lands inside from Clay.
Umaga has a couple of punches blocked by Clay.
Umaga blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Iosefa Umaga dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Marcellus Clay's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Umaga keeps the fight on the outside.
Umaga fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Clay has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Umaga takes a jab right on the kisser.
Clay closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Umaga punishes Clay's body with a nice straight punch.
Umaga is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Umaga moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
A low kick from Umaga misses
and Clay connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Umaga throws a sloppy head kick and Clay moves out of range easily.
Clay looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Clay takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Umaga digs a good hook to Clay's body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Clay on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Umaga. Umaga obviously looking to wear him down.
Clay tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Umaga manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

Clay clinches.
Clay lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Umaga lands a body shot in the clinch.
Clay is breathing heavily.
Clay takes an elbow to the temple.
Umaga misses with a hook to the ribs.
Umaga lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Umaga misses with a short punch on the inside.
Nice body punch from Umaga.

Umaga manages to break the clinch.
Umaga wants to clinch up but Clay keeps it at a distance.

Umaga darts in and clinches Clay up against the cage.
Umaga can't find room to land a body shot as Clay controls the action.
Clay has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Umaga seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Clay can turn it around.
Umaga struggles to land a body shot inside as Clay controls his hands.
Clay tries a body shot but Umaga blocks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Umaga just misses with a elbow thrown towards Clay's brow.
A head punch on the inside from Clay fails to land.
Umaga comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A short right from Umaga on the inside.
Clay struggles to land a body shot inside as Umaga controls his hands.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Clay.
Umaga lands a nice elbow.
Umaga blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Umaga digs a right hand into Clay's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Clay's gas tank.
Umaga is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Clay can do to turn this around?
Umaga tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Clay tries to throw a body punch but Umaga avoids it by throwing Clay back against the cage.
Umaga scores with a shot to the side of Clay's head.

Umaga breaks the clinch.
Umaga lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Clay shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Umaga scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Umaga scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Umaga throws a solid leg kick but Clay takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Umaga.
Clay darts in trying to clinch
and Umaga counters with an outside leg kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Umaga.
Umaga throws a hook to the side of Clay's head but Clay sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
It seemed like Clay was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Umaga fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Clay has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Clay needs to keep his hands up - Umaga had a free shot at his head there.
Umaga scores with a jab. Clay acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Umaga swings for the body but Clay moves out of range.
Iosefa Umaga is winning the standup battle so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Umaga.
Clay looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Clay slips a jab from Umaga.
Umaga thows a body kick. Clay tries to catch it but that hurt him.
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!
Clay tries to clinch but Umaga moves away
and Clay takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A nice leg kick lands there from Umaga.
Clay's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Umaga misses with a straight right.
Nice defenses there by Clay.
Clay wants to clinch
and Umaga counters with a leg kick.
Umaga misses with an attempted mid kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Iosefa Umaga dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Marcellus Clay'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.


Umaga throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Clay avoids the head kick by Umaga.
Umaga tests Clay's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Clay on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Umaga. Umaga obviously looking to wear him down.
Umaga misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Clay.
A looping hook to the body misses from Umaga. Clay does a little dance to reset his feet.
Umaga goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
A little jabbing left from Clay on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Umaga throws a head kick that misses.
Clay looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Umaga rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Clay moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Umaga tries to clinch up but Clay circles away and keeps his distance.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Clay takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Umaga throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
letting Clay counter with a right hand.
Clay tries to close the distance and clinch but Umaga swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Umaga throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.

Umaga closes the distance and clinches.
Umaga misses with a body punch.
Clay misses with the head strike.
Clay misses with some punches.
Clay takes an elbow to the forehead.
Umaga blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Umaga lands a nice elbow.
Umaga stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Clay takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Clay lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Umaga or not.
Umaga lands a damaging elbow.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Umaga breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Clay tries to clinch up
and Umaga counters with a leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A solid leg kick lands there for Umaga.
Umaga throws a leg kick which misses Clay's front leg but catches the back leg as Clay tries to avoid it.
A lazy left from Umaga finds it's target.
Umaga wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Clay stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Umaga.
A left lands for Umaga.
Umaga scores with a hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Umaga scores with a jab. Clay acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Umaga sizes up Clay with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Clay throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Umaga counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Umaga lands a glancing blow to the side of Clay's head.

Clay is rocked!
Clay takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Jab from Umaga.
Clay is still on wobbly legs! Can Umaga finish him?
Umaga lands a right hook to the body.
Clay takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Clay seems to have recovered his senses.
Umaga bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Whack! Umaga lands a heavy head kick that drops Clay. The ref tackles Umaga to stop the fight - a great save by the referee because Clay was done.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:55 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Head Kick). Iosefa Umaga!
Iosefa Umaga retains his heavyweight title!
An out of breath Iosefa Umaga thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
Marcellus Clay spoke after the fight, saying 'Very confident'.
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RATING
54%

 

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.

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25
207 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
190 cm
25
215 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
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Basic striking
Very quick
BJJ White Belt
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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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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: 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 p‚tť.
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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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: 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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: 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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: 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

FORCEE
Aspire Clothing

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 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: 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

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 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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 thatís the end of the round Ė 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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