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Event: TGC Crucible 20     
Date:   Jun 06, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Bobby Wangler (ranked 768 p4p, 120 weight class) and Gaultier Girard (ranked 712 p4p, 111 weight class). Wangler comes into the arena with The Clash - I Fought The Law blaring out of the sound system. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
22
205 lbs
11 - 3 - 0
196 cm
22
205 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
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 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Bobby Wangler!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Gaultier Girard!
The judges for this bout are Gwen Towbar, Robert Twigg and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Wangler scores with a body shot.
A slow jab from Wangler misses its intended target.
Wangler comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Wangler seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Wangler jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Wangler misses with a hook.
Girard misses with a hook to the body
and Wangler counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Wangler goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Girard scores with a punch to the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Girard clobbers Wangler with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
A slapping body kick lands there for Girard.
Girard misses with a hook
and Wangler counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Girard takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Girard misses with a hook. Wangler ducked under it nicely.
Horrible takedown attempt by Wangler or perhaps it was just good defense by Girard, which made it look bad.
Girard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Wangler doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Girard counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Girard moves out of range as Wangler throws a body kick.
The fighters circle momentarily. Wangler darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Girard jabs at Wangler's body.
Wangler throws a sloppy body shot
and Girard counters with a nice low kick that buckles Wangler's knee momentarily.
Wangler just misses with a punch to the body.
Girard looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Wangler misses with a straight right.

Wangler looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Girard!
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!
Wangler throws a strike aimed at the side of Girard's head but Girard avoids it well.
Girard tries to bench press Wangler off him but Wangler keeps the position.
Girard is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Girard can't do much from the bottom here.
Girard is trying to get back to half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wangler tries to advance to mount but can't.
Wangler fails to land a wild elbow strike.
Wangler cracks Girard with a big right hand but Girard just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Wangler landing a few strikes.
An elbow from Wangler crashes against the mat.
The strikes coming from Wangler are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Girard tries to improve position but can't.
Girard managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Wangler.
Wangler throws a strike aimed at the side of Girard's head but Girard avoids it well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wangler is working Girard over with some ground and pound from side control.
Wangler misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.
The ground and pound from Wangler seems to be hitting the mat more than his opponent.
Wangler throwing shots but missing, from side control.

Wangler is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Girard knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Girard regains half guard, as Wangler was trying to land strikes.
Girard blocking the ground and pound attempt from Wangler.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bobby Wangler dominated 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.


Wangler throws a body punch but Girard moves out of range.
Wangler just misses with a punch to the body.
Wangler changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Girard tries to avoid it but Wangler manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Girard to the ground. Girard escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
It seemed like Girard was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Girard with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Wangler takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Wangler throws a body shot but no joy.
Wangler ducks under a wild hook from Girard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wangler throws a solid leg kick but Girard takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Wangler.
Wangler works the jab nicely.
Jab from Wangler.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wangler scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Girard doesn't seem bothered though.
Wangler misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Girard counters with a good low kick that Wangler was not able to check.
Wangler throws the left hand but Girard avoids the punch easily.
Girard looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Wangler misses the body punch
letting Girard counter with a right hand.
Bobby Wangler is winning the standup battle so far.
Wangler throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Wangler with a poor takedown
and Girard counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Girard buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Girard connects with a right hand. Wangler shakes it off.

Wangler is rocked!
Gaultier Girard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Girard pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Girard looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Girard misses with a hook
and Wangler counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Girard throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Wangler swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Wangler thows a leg kick but Girard checks it
and Girard counters with a nice leg kick.
Wangler lands a two punch combo.
Wangler looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Girard connects with a left and a right that sees a clearly hurt Wangler covering up! Girard comes in with a big uppercut and Wangler goes doooown! He's slumped up against the cage, eyes staring blankly into space.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:58 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Gaultier Girard!
Gaultier Girard tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
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Event: IFC MW 30 Gellar vs Sainty     
Date:   Jun 06, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jon Ubereem (ranked 1090 p4p, 170 weight class) and Dennis Fischer (ranked 616 p4p, 92 weight class). Dennis Fischer is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

195 cm
29
218 lbs
15 - 8 - 0
192 cm
22
207 lbs
12 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jon Ubereem!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Dennis Fischer!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Jack Bonds and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ubereem fails with a takedown attempt.
Fischer looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Ubereem looks to land a combination but Fischer avoids it well.
Ubereem shoots and misses
and Fischer counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Ubereem jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jon Ubereem seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Good exchange - Ubereem coming out on top.
Ubereem throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Fischer counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Fischer lands with a thumping leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ubereem throws a jab when Fischer was well out of range.
Nice sprawl there from Fischer as Ubereem shoots in.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jon Ubereem. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Fischer cracks Ubereem with a right hand to the side of the head.

It looks like Jon Ubereem has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fischer lands with a good body shot.
Ubereem misses with a right hand
and Fischer counters with a thumping low kick.
Ubereem throws out a loose jab but Fischer uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sloppy strikes from Ubereem. Those never looked like landing.
Ubereem on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Fischer. Fischer obviously looking to wear him down.
Fischer lands with a kick to the ribs.
Ubereem is breathing heavily.
Fischer swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Ubereem.

Fischer lands a big head kick that sends Ubereem tumbling to the mat! Fischer takes a step backwards and waves Ubereem back to his feet - he wants the finish!

Ubereem is rocked!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A decent looking body kick lands there for Fischer.
Oh Ubereem is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Ubereem dodges the punch combination from Fischer.
Ubereem leaves his chin hanging out and Fischer seizes the opportunity with an uppercut! Ubereem crumbles to the floor in a heap! The referee steps in and tends to the downed fighter! What a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Dennis Fischer!
A less than humble Dennis Fischer misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.
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Event: Karate Ketsueki Supotsu 7     
Date:   Jun 03, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight kickboxing rules bout between Ron Velderman (ranked 22042 p4p, 728 weight class) and Sledge Harrison (ranked 23783 p4p, 686 weight class). Harrison has chosen Sex Machine by James Brown as his entrance music. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

190 cm
23
188 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
178 cm
20
192 lbs
0 - 9 - 0

World class MT
Insanely flexible

Brawler
Knockout power

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 1 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ron Velderman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Sledge Harrison!
The judges for this bout are Kenichi Hosakawa, Taro Takaoka and Yukihiro Shimada.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Harrison throws a right hand that misses
and Velderman counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Harrison lands a jab to the nose.
Harrison looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Harrison has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Harrison tries to land a body kick
and Velderman counters with a nice leg kick.
Velderman connects with a single shot there.

It looks like Sledge Harrison has been cut.
A head kick by Harrison misses
and Velderman counters with a straight right that drops Harrison to the canvas! Will Harrison beat the count? He's still wobbly and as the count reaches 7, he's still struggling to make it. 8...9...10. He's out!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:31 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punch). Ron Velderman!
Ron Velderman decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
The defeated Sledge Harrison had this to say: 'I'm just gonna get right back up! Ain't nothing stopping the groovy lovin' sex machine! Right on baby!'.
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Event: TGC 58: Steve vs Gorbachenko     
Date:   Jun 02, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Shane Warne (ranked 731 p4p, 27 weight class) and Cole Reynolds (ranked 823 p4p, 38 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

165 cm
23
145 lbs
11 - 3 - 0
173 cm
23
145 lbs
4 - 0 - 1
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
KO power
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Shane Warne!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Cole Reynolds!
The judges for this bout are George Francis, Stewart Dunkirk and Robert Twigg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Warne misses with a takedown attempt
and Reynolds counters with a straight right hand.
Warne slips a straight right by Reynolds.
Warne misses with a left hand
and Warne takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Reynolds is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Warne.
Warne lands a right hook to the body.
Reynolds has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Reynolds throws a leg kick

and Warne counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Reynolds is controlling Warne's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Reynolds is staying active underneath Warne, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

Warne is working for a kimura but Reynolds is defending it quite comfortably.
Warne missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Warne is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard.
Warne stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Reynolds swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Warne being controlled here momentarily.
Warne pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Reynolds is keeping the position for now.
We've been hearing that Warne has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.
Reynolds seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Reynolds swings for the body but Warne moves out of range.
A slapping body kick lands there for Reynolds.
Warne shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Reynolds counters with a left to the body.
Reynolds throws a nice looking combination but Warne bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.

Oooooh!!! Reynolds has knocked Warne down with a huge combo! Reynolds steps away and waves a wobbly Warne back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!

Warne is rocked!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Warne lands a lovely overhand right.
Oh Warne is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Reynolds lands a body shot.
Reynolds lands a head shot.
Reynolds connects with a stiff jab that staggers Warne - oh and he follows up with a huge uppercut that knocks him out cold! Man, that was brutal!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:21 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Cole Reynolds!
Cole Reynolds decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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Event: CEC 592     
Date:   Jun 01, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Shogun Iron Tyson (ranked 12 p4p, 4 weight class) and Koh Ibu (ranked 16 p4p, 5 weight class). Iron Tyson comes to the cage accompanied by Slaughterouse - Party. 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!

165 cm
37
149 lbs
38 - 19 - 2
175 cm
27
154 lbs
17 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
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 38 wins, 19 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Shogun Iron Tyson!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Koh Ibu!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ibu looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ibu tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Iron Tyson was well out of range. Poor timing from Ibu.
Ibu fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Iron Tyson checks it well.
Good leg kick by Ibu there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Ibu is looking to land body kicks.
Ibu cracks Iron Tyson with a good jab.
Iron Tyson on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Iron Tyson misses with a looping left.
Koh Ibu seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A lazy left from Ibu finds it's target.
Iron Tyson misses with a double jab.
Ibu throws an off balance right hand
and Iron Tyson counters with a nice uppercut.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ibu darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Iron Tyson looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.

Ibu gets a clinch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Iron Tyson breaks from the clinch.
Ibu scores with a sloppy right hand. Iron Tyson should have avoided that one.
Iron Tyson walks into a stiff left hand from Ibu.
Nice cross by Ibu.
Iron Tyson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ibu lands a glancing blow to the side of Iron Tyson's head.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Ibu, as that shot connected.
Iron Tyson tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Iron Tyson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Ibu.
Ibu is looking to chop away at Iron Tyson's legs.
Ibu lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ibu connects with a right hand. Iron Tyson shakes it off.
Iron Tyson throws a jab but it's blocked by Ibu.
Iron Tyson takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Ibu ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Ibu connects with a solid leg kick.
Iron Tyson tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ibu is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Iron Tyson had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Ibu throws a nice inside leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Iron Tyson swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Ibu counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Iron Tyson throws a looping overhand right but Ibu ducks down to avoid it.
Iron Tyson takes one to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ibu lands a nice leg kick that just misses Iron Tyson's sensitive parts.
Iron Tyson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Ibu clobbers Iron Tyson with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Ibu misses with a low kick.
Ibu connects with a leg kick. Iron Tyson looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Ibu ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ibu lands with a nice body punch.
Ibu has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Ibu shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
It looked like Iron Tyson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Ibu lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Both fighters circling a little - Ibu finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Ibu showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Iron Tyson.
Ibu swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Jab, jab by Ibu - just one landing.
Ibu throws a good cross that connects.
Iron Tyson walks into a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Ibu fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Iron Tyson, pushing him back against the cage.
A body shot lands from Ibu.
Ibu lands a left hand.
Ibu lands a body shot in the clinch.
Iron Tyson scores with a nice hook to the head.
Ibu lands a left hand that snaps the head of Iron Tyson backwards.
Ibu softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Iron Tyson tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ibu's elbow.

Iron Tyson breaks from the clinch.
Jab, jab by Ibu - just one landing.
Iron Tyson misses with a looping right.
Iron Tyson gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Iron Tyson lands with a nice body punch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Iron Tyson loads up on a big right hand but Ibu slips the punch.
Ibu fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Iron Tyson misses with a hook. Ibu ducked under it nicely.
Ibu bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Iron Tyson is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Ibu connects with a crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Iron Tyson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Ibu can pounce on him.
Ibu takes one to the side of the head.

It looks like Koh Ibu has been cut.
Ibu throws a hook to the side of Iron Tyson's head but Iron Tyson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Ibu looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
An attempted straight right counter from Iron Tyson misses the target.
Iron Tyson slips a straight right by Ibu.
Iron Tyson is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Iron Tyson slips under a jab from Ibu.
Ibu has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Iron Tyson takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Iron Tyson takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
A swing and a miss from Iron Tyson.
Ibu looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Ibu moves out of range of the strikes.
Iron Tyson ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Iron Tyson looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Iron Tyson scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Ibu doesn't seem bothered though.
Ibu connects with a good right hand that stumbles Iron Tyson. Iron Tyson circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Ibu throws a nice inside leg kick.
Ibu is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Koh Ibu dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Koh Ibu'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.


Ibu looks to land a body kick but Iron Tyson moved away.
Ibu scores with the left hand. Iron Tyson knows he should have avoided that one.
Iron Tyson misses with a series of wild punches.
Ibu has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Nice straight punches there by Iron Tyson. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Iron Tyson.
Ibu connects with a solid leg kick.
Ibu tries to clinch there but Iron Tyson circles away.
Iron Tyson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Ibu throws a push kick but Iron Tyson slaps the foot to one side.
Ibu uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Iron Tyson.
Ibu throws a nice outside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ibu uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Iron Tyson.
Ibu wants to clinch up but Iron Tyson keeps it at a distance.
Iron Tyson misses with a looping left.
Ibu throws a hook but Iron Tyson blocks it.
An attempted straight right counter from Iron Tyson misses the target.
Good leg kick by Ibu there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Iron Tyson misses with a series of wild punches.
Ibu throws out a counter right but Iron Tyson avoids it with no problem.
Ibu is looking to clinch.
A cross from Ibu lands.
Ibu jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Ibu cracks the inside of Iron Tyson's front leg.
A slapping body kick lands there for Ibu.
Ibu avoids the body shot from Iron Tyson.
Ibu throws the kick towards the body but Iron Tyson avoids it.
Ibu steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Iron Tyson.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Ibu misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ibu lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Iron Tyson or not.
Iron Tyson misses with some punches.
Iron Tyson blocks an uppercut.
Iron Tyson is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Ibu's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
Ibu tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Iron Tyson's elbow.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ibu softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ibu tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Iron Tyson's elbow.
Ibu lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Iron Tyson backwards.
A body shot lands from Iron Tyson.
Ibu working aggressively here.
Iron Tyson softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Ibu misses with a punch on the inside.
A short left from Iron Tyson.
Iron Tyson prevents a body shot from Ibu.
Ibu pushes Iron Tyson back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Ibu tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ibu tries to throw a body punch but Iron Tyson avoids it by throwing Ibu back against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ibu.

Iron Tyson breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Ibu throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ibu lands with a straight right. Iron Tyson didn't see that one coming.
A looping hook to the body misses from Iron Tyson. Ibu does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ibu looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Iron Tyson takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Iron Tyson misses with a straight right.
Ibu with a jab.
Iron Tyson takes a jab right on the kisser.
Good leg kick by Ibu there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Nice uppercut lands for Ibu. That snapped Iron Tyson's head back.
Ibu scores with a kick to the body.
Ibu moves forwards but Iron Tyson connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Iron Tyson checks a low kick from Ibu.
Iron Tyson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ibu keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Some bone on bone action there as Iron Tyson checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Koh Ibu seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Nice jab there from Ibu.
Ibu finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Iron Tyson checks a leg kick.
It looked like Iron Tyson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ibu tries to score with a low kick but Iron Tyson moves his leg out of the way.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ibu scores with a nice head shot.
Iron Tyson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ibu.
It looked like Iron Tyson was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Ibu.
Ibu with a hook.
Ibu throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Iron Tyson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ibu sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ibu lands a jab to the head.
Ibu blocks a jab.
Iron Tyson misses with an uppercut. Ibu saw that one coming.
Ibu scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Nice cross by Iron Tyson.
A slow jab from Iron Tyson misses its intended target.
Ibu scores with a leg kick.
Ibu lands the left hand.
Iron Tyson misses with a looping left.
Ibu lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Koh Ibu showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Koh Ibu'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.


Iron Tyson swings for the body but Ibu moves out of range.
A solid leg kick lands there for Ibu.
Iron Tyson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ibu misses with an attempted mid kick.
A shot to the liver by Ibu. Beautiful body shot.
The fight stays on the outside here - Ibu looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Iron Tyson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ibu misses with a low kick.
Iron Tyson swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ibu fails with an attempt to clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Iron Tyson lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Ibu circles away quickly and effectively.
Iron Tyson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Iron Tyson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ibu lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Ibu lands with an uppercut that bounces Iron Tyson off the cage and back into range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ibu jabs Iron Tyson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Ibu staying out of range there.
Ibu throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Iron Tyson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
An attempted straight right counter from Iron Tyson misses the target.
Ibu lands a glancing blow to the side of Iron Tyson's head.
Ibu throws a leg kick which misses Iron Tyson's front leg but catches the back leg as Iron Tyson tries to avoid it.
Ibu lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Iron Tyson moves away from the strike by Ibu.
Ibu scores with a decent looking hook.
Ibu avoids the body shot from Iron Tyson.
Ibu now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Iron Tyson throws a jab when Ibu was well out of range.
Iron Tyson misses with a hook. Ibu ducked under it nicely.
It seemed like Ibu was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Iron Tyson looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Ibu finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Ibu thuds his right hand into Iron Tyson's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
A cross from Ibu lands.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ibu uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Iron Tyson.
Iron Tyson takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Iron Tyson walks into a left hand.
Iron Tyson with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Ibu to score with a decent uppercut.
Iron Tyson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ibu.
Iron Tyson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ibu's corner calls for a 1-2. Ibu obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Iron Tyson takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Jab by Ibu.
Ibu throws a nice head kick!
Iron Tyson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ibu.
Ibu connects with the punch.
Iron Tyson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A jab from Iron Tyson misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Iron Tyson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Iron Tyson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ibu wants to land a leg kick but Iron Tyson is out of range.
Ibu stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Iron Tyson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Iron Tyson walks into a left hand.
Iron Tyson throws a hook but Ibu avoids it easily.
Iron Tyson tries to move into range but Ibu moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Iron Tyson misses with a straight left.
A solid leg kick lands there for Ibu.
Iron Tyson doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Iron Tyson defending well as Ibu loads up on a big left hand.
Iron Tyson takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Iron Tyson lands a really nice looking cross but Ibu seems unphased.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Iron Tyson missing with a left hand there. Ibu was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Iron Tyson misses the shot to the body.
Ibu throws a lazy right hand but Iron Tyson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ibu takes a swing at Iron Tyson's ribcage but misses.
It looked like Iron Tyson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Ibu throws a hook to the side of Iron Tyson's head but Iron Tyson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Ibu moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
The crowd cheers as Iron Tyson lands an impressive looking overhand right. Ibu doesn't seem phased though.
Iron Tyson throws an ugly left hook that misses
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Iron Tyson.
Nice shot by Ibu.
Iron Tyson walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Iron Tyson steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Ibu. That one must have hurt.
Iron Tyson ducks under a wild hook from Ibu.
A jab lands there for Ibu.

Ibu has managed to clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Koh Ibu really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Koh Ibu's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Ibu staying out of range there.
A left and a right from Iron Tyson both land. Nice combination.
Ibu lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Ibu fails with an attempt to clinch.
Iron Tyson slips under a jab.
A nice inside leg kick there by Ibu. That's going to slow Iron Tyson down.
Ibu lands with a thumping leg kick.
A jab lands there for Ibu.
Ibu throws a body punch but Iron Tyson moves out of range.
Ibu connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Ibu with a hook.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Iron Tyson checks a leg kick.
Nice shot by Iron Tyson.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ibu wants to land a leg kick but Iron Tyson is out of range.
Ibu lands an overhand right.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ibu cracks Iron Tyson with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Iron Tyson steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ibu.
Iron Tyson appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Ibu tries to clinch there but Iron Tyson circles away.
Iron Tyson moves out of range of the body kick.
Ibu is looking to land body kicks.
Ibu misses with a kick to the body.
Iron Tyson tests Ibu's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Iron Tyson shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Sloppy strikes from Iron Tyson. Those never looked like landing.
Ibu moves in looking to clinch but Iron Tyson pushes him off.
Ibu lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Iron Tyson throws a big shot that misses.
A lazy left from Ibu finds it's target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Iron Tyson misses with a straight right.
Iron Tyson swats away the attempt to clinch by Ibu.
Ibu walks into a stiff left hand from Iron Tyson.

Ibu is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ibu rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Iron Tyson counters with a stiff jab, followed by a cross and an uppercut! That's too much punishment for Ibu to take - he tumbles to the canvas, blood pouring from his nose, barely conscious. That's the end of the fight! Great knockout by Iron Tyson!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:29 of round 4, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Shogun Iron Tyson!
Shogun Iron Tyson retains his lightweight title!
Shogun Iron Tyson tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
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RATING
82%

 

Event: CEC 591     
Date:   May 30, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Silas Monk (ranked 53 p4p, 4 weight class) and Jean Paul Garcon (ranked 163 p4p, 13 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

202 cm
32
253 lbs
25 - 11 - 0
189 cm
32
243 lbs
28 - 12 - 0
Great wrestler
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, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Silas Monk!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Jean Paul Garcon!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Garcon lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Monk has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Top Dawg in the buildup to the fight.
Monk misses with a straight left.
Garcon thows a leg kick but Monk checks it
and Monk makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Garcon really felt that one!
Garcon is looking to score with low kicks.
Monk takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

Garcon clinches with his opponent.
Monk blocking some punches.

Monk breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Garcon throws the kick towards the body but Monk avoids it.
Monk throwing a counter right hand but Garcon manages to avoid it.
Garcon misses with a head kick.
Monk thinks about countering with a head kick.
Garcon connects with a body shot.
Monk misses with an uppercut.
Garcon tries a quick counter leg kick but Monk is wise to it.
Monk blocks a head kick by Garcon.
The fight stays on the outside here - Garcon looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A low kick from Garcon is predictable there
and Monk counters with a nice uppercut.
Monk takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Garcon lands a jab to Monk's midsection.
Monk turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Garcon jabs Monk right on the nose. Monk blinks but takes it well.
Monk 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.
Garcon fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Monk is out of range.
Monk tries to move into range but Garcon moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

It looks like Silas Monk has been cut.
Monk takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Garcon pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Garcon steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Monk. That one must have hurt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Garcon feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Monk's calf.
Garcon tries to clinch but Monk moves out of range.
Monk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Monk moves out of range of the strikes.
Garcon connects with a body shot that sends Monk's belly button to the back.
Garcon takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Garcon uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Monk.
Garcon throws a lazy body kick
and Monk counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Garcon connects with a leg kick. Monk looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Monk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Garcon was well out of range. Poor timing from Monk.

Garcon gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Garcon on the inside.
Monk misses with the head strike.
Garcon can't find room to land a body shot as Monk controls the action.
Monk blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Monk pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Garcon darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Monk waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Garcon.
Monk takes a swing at Garcon's ribcage but misses.
Garcon counters with a body kick.
Good leg kick by Garcon there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Garcon throws a nice outside leg kick.
Garcon lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Monk at a distance.
Garcon lands a leg kick that knocks Monk off balance momentarily.
Good standup being displayed there by Garcon as he connects with a hook.
Garcon misses with a looping right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Monk lands a big head kick that sends Garcon tumbling to the mat! Monk takes a step backwards and waves Garcon back to his feet - he wants the finish!

It looks like Jean Paul Garcon has been cut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Garcon throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Monk tried to counter with a leg kick but Garcon avoided it.
Garcon 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.
Monk throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Monk misses with a hook
and Garcon connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Garcon throws a leg kick which misses Monk's front leg but catches the back leg as Monk tries to avoid it.
Monk throws a low kick but Garcon moves out of range easily.
Garcon throws a leg kick
and Garcon takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Monk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Garcon was well out of range. Poor timing from Monk.
Monk feints and then cracks Garcon's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Garcon down.
Monk wants to land a leg kick but Garcon is out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jean Paul Garcon dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
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.


Garcon dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Garcon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Monk swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Monk lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Garcon thows a leg kick but Monk checks it
and Monk counters with an inside leg kick.
Garcon lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Garcon throws a shot from downtown. Monk moves away and avoids it.
Garcon is looking to land body kicks.
Monk blocks the body kick.
Jean Paul Garcon 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.
Monk on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Monk loads up on a big right hand but Garcon slips the punch.
Monk is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
A looping hook to the body misses from Garcon. Monk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Monk defending well as Garcon loads up on a big left hand.
Jean Paul Garcon seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Monk connects with a nice looking jab.
Garcon looking to land some kicks to the body here.
It looked like Monk wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Garcon tries a head kick but it misses.
Garcon misses with a low kick.
Garcon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Monk manages to avoid it.
Garcon throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Monk counters with a series of strikes that practically lifts Garcon off his feet! He tumbles backwards, his head bouncing off the mat - Monk follows up with more strikes before the ref can step in but Garcon was out before he hit the floor.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:36 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Silas Monk!
Silas Monk tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
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Event: ABW 134 Ali - McArthur     
Date:   May 29, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Franz Schubert (ranked 3498 p4p, 452 weight class) and Jay Crawford (ranked 4940 p4p, 580 weight class). Franz Schubert has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

198 cm
23
221 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
190 cm
23
215 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
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 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Franz Schubert!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jay Crawford!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Ben Zyskovitsi and Arvi Lind.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Schubert shoots in for a takedown but Crawford shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Crawford has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Schubert tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A lazy left from Crawford finds it's target.
Schubert misses with a head kick.
Crawford scores with a jab to the body.
Schubert tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Crawford swivels and escapes.
Schubert tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Crawford defends well and Schubert ends up having to push Crawford into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Crawford! But no joy.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Franz Schubert. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Crawford stuffs the takedown.
Crawford throws out a counter right but Schubert avoids it with no problem.
Jab from Crawford.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Schubert swings for the body but Crawford moves out of range.
Schubert fails to land the takedown.
Crawford jabs at Schubert's body.
Schubert is breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Crawford scores with a nice right hand.
Schubert throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Crawford, as that shot connected.
Schubert fails with the takedown.
Crawford throws a monster overhand right that drops Schubert! Crawford follows up with more strikes from mount and the fight is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:37 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jay Crawford!
Jay Crawford was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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RATING
53%

 

Event: ABW 134 Ali - McArthur     
Date:   May 29, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sarfraz Ali (ranked 507 p4p, 64 weight class) and Kieran McArthur (ranked 1503 p4p, 155 weight class). Kieran McArthur has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Sarfraz Ali's chin.

165 cm
23
155 lbs
6 - 0 - 1
175 cm
23
155 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
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 6 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sarfraz Ali!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kieran McArthur!
The judges for this bout are Matti Vanhoillinen, Anni Minnemäki and Ben Zyskovitsi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ali thows a leg kick but McArthur checks it
and McArthur counters with a thumping low kick.
Ali misses with a straight right.
Ali throws a nice outside leg kick.
Ali looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Ali misses with a hook
and McArthur counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Ali throws a jab but it's blocked by McArthur.
A jab from Ali misses.
McArthur looks like he wants to counter punch here.
McArthur on the wrong end of a nice hook.
A telegraphed right hand from Ali misses the target.
McArthur throws a big shot that misses.
Ali misses with a looping right.
McArthur looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Ali throws a head kick that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ali swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Sarfraz Ali seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ali pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Ali thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ali lands a right hook to the body.
Ali jabs McArthur to the body, keeping him at a distance.
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!
Ali throws a head kick but McArthur moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from Ali.
Ali jabs McArthur to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Ali throws the kick towards the body but McArthur avoids it.
A telegraphed right hand from Ali misses the target.
Ali tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
McArthur chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Ali thows a leg kick but McArthur checks it
and McArthur counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

McArthur moves into range and clinches up with Ali.
McArthur lands an uppercut.
Ali misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ali doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Ali tries to throw a body punch but McArthur avoids it by throwing Ali back against the cage.
Ali blocks an uppercut.
Ali works on McArthur's body with a couple of short punches.
McArthur prevents a body shot from Ali.
A short body shot lands from Ali as the two fighters clinch.
Ali lands a body punch in the clinch.
McArthur lands with a short punch from the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
McArthur scores with a shoulder strike.
McArthur blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
McArthur blocks an uppercut.
A short uppercut from Ali.
McArthur lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Ali backwards.
McArthur misses with a punch on the inside.
McArthur lands a left hand.
McArthur works on Ali's body with a couple of short punches.
Ali misses with the head strike.
McArthur lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Ali blocks an uppercut.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from McArthur.
Ali tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
McArthur lands a left hand that snaps the head of Ali backwards.
McArthur lands a left hand.

Ali is rocked!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for McArthur.
Ali lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
McArthur misses with some punches.
A short right from McArthur on the inside.
Ali struggles to land a body shot inside as McArthur controls his hands.
Ali lands a right hand.
McArthur blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ali misses with a body punch.
A short left from Ali.
A head punch on the inside from Ali fails to land.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, McArthur creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Ali misses with the head strike.
A short right hand to the side of the head by McArthur.
Ali swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ali pushes McArthur back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Ali's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Oh Ali is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Ali working aggressively here.
McArthur lands a shoulder strike.
McArthur lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Ali or not.
Ali seems to have got his legs back now.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for McArthur.
McArthur lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
McArthur swings wildly with an uppercut but Ali uses good head movement 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!
Ali tries a body shot but McArthur blocks it.
Ali working aggressively here.
McArthur lands a right hand that snaps the head of Ali backwards.
Ali goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
McArthur makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Ali blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McArthur pushes Ali back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Ali lands a body punch.
Ali blocks a punch to the side of the head.
McArthur blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Ali is really struggling to find his range with his punches. McArthur's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
McArthur lands with a short punch from the clinch.
McArthur lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Ali misses with a punch on the inside.
A right handed body shot lands from McArthur.
Ali working aggressively here.
McArthur lands a body punch.
Ali lands a right hand that snaps the head of McArthur backwards.
Ali misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ali misses with a hook to the ribs.
McArthur has a couple of punches blocked by Ali.
Ali misses with some punches.
McArthur working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
McArthur tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ali's elbow.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ali swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ali lands with a right to the head.
Ali misses with a short punch on the inside.
McArthur lands a right hand.
McArthur cracks Ali with a nice body shot.
Ali tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Kieran McArthur will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Ali thows a left - swing and a miss!
A nice leg kick lands there from Ali.
McArthur missing with a left hand there. Ali was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Ali swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
McArthur slips under a jab.
McArthur throws a jab when Ali was well out of range.
Ali uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by McArthur.
Ali swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ali swings for the body but McArthur moves out of range.
Ali throws a looping overhand right but McArthur ducks down to avoid it.
Ali misses with a low kick.
A swing and a miss from McArthur.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ali misses with a wild body shot.
McArthur is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Ali throws an overhand right that lands on McArthur's shoulder, as McArthur tries to avoid the shot.
McArthur throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
McArthur throws a leg kick but Ali checks it.
Ali throws a quick inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ali keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
McArthur lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
McArthur slips a jab from Ali.
Ali misses with a straight right.
McArthur appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Sarfraz Ali is winning the standup battle so far.
Ali lands with a hook. McArthur tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Ali lands an overhand right.
McArthur takes a jab right on the kisser.
McArthur throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Ali scores with a nice right hand.
Ali throws a predictable looking body shot
and McArthur makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
McArthur cracks Ali with a good jab.
Ali misses with a wild 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!

McArthur cracks Ali with a big right hand that sends him to the floor! Ali looks wobbly but he's sprung back up to his feet straight away… can McArthur finish him?
Ali throws an off balance right hand
and McArthur counters with a powerful cross that connects right on the chin and the lights go out! A massive one punch knock out!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:57 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Kieran McArthur!
Kieran McArthur is the new featherweight champion!
Kieran McArthur decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
S C
A
G S C
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
63%

 

Event: KONFLIKT FC IX     
Date:   May 26, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Ethan Glover (ranked 4303 p4p, 461 weight class) and Ryan Rodriguez (ranked 4154 p4p, 448 weight class). Ryan Rodriguez has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Ethan Glover's chin.

175 cm
20
162 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
178 cm
19
160 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
Decent wrestler
Counter fighter
Big heart
BJJ Blue Belt
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ethan Glover!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ryan Rodriguez!
The judges for this bout are Cecil Peabody, George Francis and Alan Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rodriguez lands with a straight right. Glover didn't see that one coming.
Glover closes the distance but Rodriguez moves to the side
and Rodriguez counters with a nice body shot.
Glover takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Glover tries for a takedown but Rodriguez circles away easily
and Rodriguez counters with a stiff right hand.
Glover misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Rodriguez cracks Glover with a right hand to the side of the head.

Glover shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Rodriguez manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Glover throws a big right hand that misses.
Rodriguez pulls Glover in close to prevent any damage.
Glover has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rodriguez utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Glover postures up in Rodriguez's guard and throws a big left but Rodriguez blocks it.
Glover throws a big right hand that misses.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Glover wants to control from the top but Rodriguez keeps moving.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Rodriguez throws a quick inside leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Rodriguez misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Glover.
Glover throws a big counter combination but Rodriguez scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Glover shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Rodriguez counters with a straight right hand.
Glover throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Glover throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Rodriguez's waist but Rodriguez gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Glover off to one side.
A little jabbing left from Rodriguez on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ethan Glover. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Glover misses with a body shot.

Rodriguez sends Glover crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Rodriguez is motioning to the referee to let Glover up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!

Glover is rocked!

It looks like Ethan Glover has been cut.

Glover shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Rodriguez is trying to defend but Glover finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Glover throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Glover thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Rodriguez is trying is best to control the position here.
Glover sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Rodriguez defending well though.
Glover is trying to control the action in half guard but Rodriguez is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Glover keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Glover is trying hard to land a takedown here. Rodriguez sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Glover tries for a takedown but Rodriguez circles away easily
and Rodriguez counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Glover changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Rodriguez tries to avoid it but Glover manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Rodriguez to the ground. Rodriguez escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Rodriguez let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Glover misses with a takedown attempt
and Rodriguez counters with a straight right hand.
Glover is breathing heavily.
Glover has his takedown stuffed
and Rodriguez counters with a good low kick that Glover was not able to check.
Glover has his takedown stuffed
and Rodriguez counters with a nice low kick that buckles Glover's knee momentarily.
Rodriguez lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

Rodriguez cracks Glover with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Rodriguez has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Glover to stand back up!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ryan Rodriguez dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Ethan Glover's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Glover has his takedown stuffed
and Rodriguez counters with a leg kick.
Glover shoots and misses

and Rodriguez counters with a nice right hand that sends Glover toppling to the canvas! Glover scrambles and gets back to his feet - can Rodriguez finish him?!
Oh Glover is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Rodriguez feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Glover's calf.
Rodriguez lands a body shot.
Glover chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Rodriguez can pounce on him.
Glover seems to have got his legs back now.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Rodriguez connects with a body shot that sends Glover's belly button to the back.

Rodriguez cracks Glover with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Rodriguez has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Glover to stand back up!
Glover chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Rodriguez can pounce on him.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Rodriguez thuds his right hand into Glover's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Glover looks for the body kick but Rodriguez saw that one coming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rodriguez buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Glover with a lazy takedown attempt
and Rodriguez counters with a nice uppercut.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ethan Glover. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Glover dives in and grabs Rodriguez's left leg, looking for a takedown. Rodriguez pushes down on Glover's head and hops out.
Rodriguez lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Rodriguez drops Glover with a huge uppercut! Glover drops to the floor like a sack of potatoes. Rodriguez is raining down punches and the ref stops the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:36 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ryan Rodriguez!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
61%

 

Event: KONFLIKT FC IX     
Date:   May 26, 2018

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Dwayne King (ranked 4378 p4p, 346 weight class) and Carl Watts (ranked 24895 p4p, 514 weight class). Carl Watts is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

174 cm
19
150 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
177 cm
19
149 lbs
1 - 3 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Granite chin
BJJ White Belt
Good kicks
Solid chin

Pit Bull Development

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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 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Dwayne King!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Carl Watts!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, Tiny Johnson and Robert Twigg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
King checks a leg kick nicely.
A leg kick checked by King.

Watts tries to keep at a distance but King has taken the fight into the clinch.
King doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Watts wants to break the clinch but can't.
King tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
King working some nice short punches in the clinch.
King lands with a light punch inside.
Watts is trying to break the clinch but King is controlling him.
Watts wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but King has him pressed against the cage.
Watts takes a shot to the head.
King misses with a punch on the inside.
Watts blocks a punch to the side of the head.
King throws a punch but it's blocked by Watts.
King blocks an elbow strike.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Watts wants to get back to striking at distance but King won't allow it.
Watts wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
King working aggressively here.

Watts breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
King scores with a jab to the body.
Watts ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
King avoids the head kick by Watts.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Watts throws a leg kick but King sees it coming and moves out of range.
Watts throws a low kick but it's checked well by King.
King throws a jab but it's blocked by Watts.
Watts shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Watts throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
King takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Watts misses with a low kick.
Jab from King.
Watts avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Watts throws a head kick but King moves out of range.
King cracks Watts with a right hand to the side of the head.
Watts throws a right hand that misses
and King cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
King is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Watts.
Watts ducks under a wild hook from King.
King with a nice cross.
King digs a good body shot into Watts's ribs.
King is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
This has been an exciting period of action!
King blocks a head kick by Watts.
Watts uses good head movement to avoid the hook from King.
Watts raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Watts throws a low kick but it's checked well by King.
Watts has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Watts walks into a left hand.
King cracks Watts with an open hand slap.

King moves into the clinch.

Watts breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
King lands with a right hand.
Watts looks to throw a body kick
and King counters with a lovely straight right hand!
That kick from Watts tenderised King's leg. King is trying to keep his angry face on.
Watts gets cracked with a nice right hand there by King.
Watts misses with an attempted mid kick.
King listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Watts throws a leg kick
and King counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
King throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Watts sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Watts lands with a slapping head kick.

It looks like Dwayne King has been cut.
Watts gets cracked with a nice right hand there by King.
Watts gets off balance looking for a body kick
and King cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
King lands with an overhand left.
Watts keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from King.
King throws a body punch but Watts moves out of range.
Watts wants to slow King down by chopping away at his legs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
King looks to land a left hand but Watts moved out of range nicely.
A little jabbing left from Watts on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Watts misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Watts looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
A head kick misses from Watts.
Watts tries a head kick but it misses.

King gets in close and instigates a clinch.
King throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
King working some nice short punches in the clinch.
King throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Wattss head.
A short uppercut from King.
King makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Still in the clinch, King scores with a nice short uppercut.
King lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Watts or not.
Watts looks winded!

King pulls guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!

King has thrown up a leg looking for a triangle. Watts doesn't defend quickly enough and King has managed to lock this one up! Can Watts escape?! NO! He's tapping out! Damn, that was a quick submission - congrats to King on a fantastic submission victory.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Dwayne King!
Dwayne King decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
70%

 

Event: KONFLIKT FC VIII     
Date:   May 26, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Desmond Okafor (ranked 8084 p4p, 709 weight class) and Ben Laukis (ranked 8321 p4p, 717 weight class). Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

202 cm
19
215 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
205 cm
19
216 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent MT
Granite chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Determined

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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 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Desmond Okafor!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ben Laukis!
The judges for this bout are Robert Twigg, Stewart Dunkirk and Tiny Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Okafor buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Laukis throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Okafor counters with a nice low kick that buckles Laukis's knee momentarily.
A head kick by Laukis misses
and Okafor counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Laukis thinking.
Laukis misses with a hook. Okafor ducked under it nicely.
Laukis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Laukis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Okafor moves away.
Laukis stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Okafor.
Okafor lands a body shot.
A solid body kick from Okafor.
Donk. Okafor catches Laukis right on the button with a cross.
Laukis misses with a hook.
Okafor scoring well with a low kick there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Laukis on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okafor changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
A leg kick checked by Okafor.
Okafor uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Laukis.
It looked like Okafor wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Laukis doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Laukis looks winded!
Okafor connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

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

Laukis is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Laukis throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Okafor counters with a nice body kick.
Laukis is still on wobbly legs! Can Okafor finish him?
Laukis looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Okafor.
Laukis seems to have recovered his senses.
Okafor moves in close and cracks Laukis with a massive right hand! Laukis, frozen momentarily in time, tumbles to the canvas, already out cold! A brutal knockout by Okafor!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:54 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Desmond Okafor!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
67%

 

Event: TGC 57: Hepple vs Umarov     
Date:   May 26, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Slim Sylvia (ranked 1174 p4p, 132 weight class) and Aaron Washington (ranked 1026 p4p, 111 weight class). Sylvia comes to the cage accompanied by Some Country Shit. Aaron Washington has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Slim Sylvia's chin.

204 cm
26
272 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
198 cm
23
242 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Sully's Bar & Grill
Freebok (85% Laundry)

Sully's Bar & Grill



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Slim Sylvia!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Aaron Washington!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Sano, Tatsuya Matsuyama and Shigeki Fujiwara.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Washington lands a nice shot to the body.
Washington scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Sylvia takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

It looks like Slim Sylvia has been cut.
Sylvia scores with a hook.
Washington avoids the body shot from Sylvia.
Washington fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Sylvia looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Sylvia tries to move into range but Washington moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Washington pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Washington misses the jab.
Slim Sylvia seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Washington misses with a looping left.
Washington has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Washington goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Sylvia feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Washington stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Sylvia.
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!
Sylvia throws a lazy uppercut

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sylvia scoring well with a low kick there.
Sylvia scores with the left hand. Washington knows he should have avoided that one.

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

Sylvia is rocked!
Nice body kick there by Washington.
Sylvia throws an off balance right hand
enabling Washington to counter with a crisp jab.
Oh Sylvia is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sylvia throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Washington sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Sylvia seems to have got his legs back now.
Sylvia throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Washington sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Sylvia wants to land a leg kick but Washington is out of range.
Washington throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Sylvia gets cracked there but stands up to it.

Slim Sylvia's cut is getting worse.
Sylvia swings widly with a right hand
and Washington counters with a stiff right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sylvia misses with a low kick.
Washington thows a left - swing and a miss!
Washington misses with the body kick

and Sylvia 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.
Washington has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Sylvia is working away from the top position though.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Washington is trying to get back to full guard.
Washington regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Sylvia.
Washington controlling Sylvia's posture.
Sylvia throwing strikes from guard but Washington blocks nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Washington pulls Sylvia in to control the position.
Washington manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Sylvia manages to get himself to full guard.

Sylvia tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Washington trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Sylvia tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Sylvia wants to hit a switch here but Washington passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Sylvia there!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Washington sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Sylvia is looking to get to half guard.
Washington tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Sylvia is looking to get to half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Aaron Washington dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Slim Sylvia's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Sylvia misses with a straight left.
Washington fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Sylvia throws a lazy head kick
and Washington counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Washington misses with a hook to the body
and Sylvia connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Washington throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sylvia thows a leg kick but Washington checks it
and Washington counters with a good low kick that Sylvia was not able to check.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Washington. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
Washington throws a quick inside leg kick.
Sylvia tried to score with a low kick but Washington checks it.
Despite the aggression on Washington's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sylvia lands a head kick. Washington smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Nice uppercut there from Sylvia.
Washington has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Sylvia throws a lazy uppercut
and Washington makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sylvia connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Washington momentarily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sylvia looks to land a body kick but Washington moved away.
Both fighters circling a little - Washington finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Sylvia lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Sylvia throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Washington counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Washington uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sylvia.
Washington staying out of range there.
Sylvia swings widly with a right hand
and Washington counters with an inside leg kick.
Sylvia pivots, looking for a leg kick but Washington is out of range and Sylvia settles back down.
Washington lands with a cross.
Sylvia misses with a head kick.
Washington only half commits to the counter leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sylvia throws a solid leg kick but Washington takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Sylvia.
Washington takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
A bone on bone clash there as Washington blocks the leg kick.
Sylvia misses with a double jab.
Sylvia misses with a takedown
and Washington counters with a nice uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sylvia throws a leg kick which misses Washington's front leg but catches the back leg as Washington tries to avoid it.
Sylvia uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Washington.
Sylvia scores with a sloppy right hand. Washington should have avoided that one.
Sylvia misses with a low kick.
Sylvia swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Washington doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A low kick from Sylvia misses
and Washington counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Sylvia throws a hook but Washington blocks it.
Sylvia clobbers Washington with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
A clash of legs there as Washington blocks the low kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Washington! But no joy.
Washington dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Sylvia. That did some damage!
A clash of legs there as Washington blocks the low kick.
Washington replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Sylvia blocks it well.
Sylvia throws a leg kick
and Washington counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Sylvia throws a lazy uppercut
and Washington counters with a straight right hand.

Slim Sylvia's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Washington closes the distance and lands a brutal uppercut that knocks Sylvia out! We're looking at the replay now - he was out before he hit the floor!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:50 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Aaron Washington!
Slim Sylvia spoke after the fight, saying 'Half of this game is 90% mental.'.
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RATING
60%

 

Event: ABW 133 Lopez- Uesugi     
Date:   May 24, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Nate Lopez (ranked 257 p4p, 38 weight class) and Kagekatsu Uesugi (ranked 472 p4p, 64 weight class). Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

183 cm
23
175 lbs
5 - 0 - 0
182 cm
24
174 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Sully's Bar & Grill

RAGS of a RONIN



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Nate Lopez!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Kagekatsu Uesugi!
The judges for this bout are Anni Minnemäki, Matti Vanhoillinen and Johanna Lukiainen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Uesugi misses with a straight right.
Uesugi throws a poor cross that misses
and Lopez counters with a left to the body.
Lopez takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Uesugi misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Lopez.

Lopez takes the fight into the clinch.
Uesugi blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short right from Uesugi on the inside.
Lopez gets through Uesugi's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A head punch on the inside from Lopez fails to land.
Still in the clinch, Lopez scores with a nice short uppercut.
Uesugi tries to stall but Lopez uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Lopez is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Uesugi to keep the fight standing.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Lopez.

Lopez escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Lopez throws an overhand right that lands on Uesugi's shoulder, as Uesugi tries to avoid the shot.
Uesugi misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Uesugi takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Lopez fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Uesugi manages to avoid it.
A telegraphed right hand from Lopez misses the target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Uesugi misses with a straight left.
Uesugi swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Lopez cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Uesugi scores with a body shot.
Uesugi misses with a body shot
and Lopez counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Lopez looks to land a left hand but Uesugi moved out of range nicely.
Uesugi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kagekatsu Uesugi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Lopez tries to move into range but Uesugi moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Lopez has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Top Dawg in the buildup to the fight.
Uesugi lands a jab to Lopez's midsection.
Lopez moves out of range of the strikes.
A shot to the body from Uesugi misses
enabling Lopez to counter with a crisp jab.
Uesugi is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Lopez rather than just go for the knockout.
Lopez misses the body punch
and Uesugi counters with a stiff right hand.
Uesugi throws a right hand that misses
and Lopez counters with a left to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Uesugi throws a lazy right hand but Lopez sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lopez ducks under a wild hook from Uesugi.
Lopez appears to be looking for a big counter.
Lopez keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Uesugi with a jab.
Lopez keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Uesugi lands a nice shot that snaps Lopez's head back.
Lopez misses with a straight right.
Uesugi rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Lopez counters with a nice uppercut.
Uesugi throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
A little feinted left hand from Lopez on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Uesugi misses the jab.
Uesugi rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Lopez makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Lopez scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Lopez avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
An attempted straight right counter from Lopez misses the target.
Uesugi scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Lopez doesn't seem bothered though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Uesugi slips a jab from Lopez.
Lopez misses with a body shot
and Uesugi counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Lopez throws a shot from downtown. Uesugi moves away and avoids it.
Uesugi misses with a looping left.
Uesugi throws an overhand right that lands on Lopez's shoulder, as Lopez tries to avoid the shot.
Lopez tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Uesugi was well out of range. Poor timing from Lopez.
Lopez moves out of range as Uesugi strikes.
Uesugi lands with a cross.
Uesugi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Lopez uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Uesugi.
Uesugi fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Uesugi throws a lazy uppercut
and Lopez counters with a left to the body.
Uesugi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Uesugi throws a sloppy body shot
and Lopez counters with a nice uppercut.
Kagekatsu Uesugi is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Lopez throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Uesugi is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Lopez with a body shot.
Uesugi walks into a left hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Uesugi just misses with a punch to the body.
Lopez throwing a counter right hand but Uesugi manages to avoid it.
Lopez moves out of range as Uesugi strikes.
Uesugi throws the left hand but Lopez avoids the punch easily.
Lopez avoids the body shot from Uesugi.
A punch lands to the side of Lopez 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Uesugi throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Lopez on the side of the head.
Uesugi throws an overhand right that lands on Lopez's shoulder, as Lopez tries to avoid the shot.
Uesugi avoids a punch combination nicely.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Uesugi misses with an uppercut
and Lopez counters with a right hand to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Nate Lopez will probably get the nod.
That's time! Lopez's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Uesugi misses with an uppercut
and Lopez connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Lopez pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Uesugi! But no joy.
Lopez keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Uesugi.
Uesugi throws a lazy uppercut
and Lopez counters with a stiff right hand.
Lopez avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Lopez swings widly with a right hand
and Uesugi counters with a straight right hand.
Lopez uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Uesugi has time to react.
Nice defenses there by Lopez.
Lopez changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Uesugi with a body punch. A glancing blow.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Uesugi scores with a hook to the body. Lopez takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Lopez lands a jab to Uesugi's midsection.
Uesugi throws a lazy right hand but Lopez sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
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!
Uesugi swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Uesugi takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Uesugi misses with a hook
and Uesugi takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Uesugi misses the target.
Uesugi throws an off balance right hand

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

Uesugi is rocked!
Uesugi misses with an uppercut. Lopez saw that one coming.
Uesugi is still on wobbly legs! Can Lopez finish him?
Nate Lopez is winning the standup battle so far.
Lopez throws a poor cross that misses
and Uesugi counters with a right hand to the body.
Uesugi seems to have recovered his senses.
Uesugi swings widly with a right hand
and Lopez counters with a crisp right that sends Uesugi to the canvas! Lopez follows up with punches from the mount and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:29 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Nate Lopez!
Nate Lopez retains his welterweight title!
Nate Lopez decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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RATING
57%

 

Event: TGC Crucible 18     
Date:   May 23, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Bartholomäus Wolff (ranked 385 p4p, 38 weight class) and Jerome Steel (ranked 701 p4p, 77 weight class). Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

202 cm
22
255 lbs
8 - 0 - 0
196 cm
21
279 lbs
7 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

BuriedAlive// Fight Gear
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Voodoo Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Bartholomäus Wolff!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jerome Steel!
The judges for this bout are Wesley Smith, Robert Twigg and Alan Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Steel looks to score with a jab to the body but Wolff is just out of range.
Steel is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Wolff scores with a jab.

It looks like Jerome Steel has been cut.
Steel swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Steel misses with a looping left.
Wolff keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Steel.
Steel misses with an uppercut. Wolff saw that one coming.
Wolff looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Wolff dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Wolff scores with a jab.
Wolff lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Wolff lands a lovely overhand right.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Wolff slips a jab and a cross from Steel.
Steel sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Wolff scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Steel misses with a right hand
and Wolff counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Steel looks winded!
Wolff connects with a leg kick. Steel looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wolff moves into range and connects with a jab.
Wolff throws a leg kick which misses Steel's front leg but catches the back leg as Steel tries to avoid it.
A shot to the liver by Wolff. Beautiful body shot.
Wolff moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Wolff explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.

Wolff lands a big head kick that sends Steel tumbling to the mat! Wolff takes a step backwards and waves Steel back to his feet - he wants the finish!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Steel rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Wolff counters with a perfectly timed head kick, knocking Steel out cold! Wow, that took some serious skill and not a little luck! Wolff is taking it in his stride though, strolling around like it's no big deal. What a guy.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:32 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Bartholomäus Wolff!
After the fight, Bartholomäus Wolff was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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RATING
80%

 

Event: TBD31: CARTER vs BEAST II     
Date:   May 20, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Michael Carter (ranked 231 p4p, 30 weight class) and Dave Beast (ranked 1218 p4p, 163 weight class). Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

186 cm
22
188 lbs
12 - 1 - 0
190 cm
21
197 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Good gas tank

BuriedAlive// Fight Gear
Aspire Clothing

Freebok (85% Laundry)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael Carter!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Dave Beast!
The judges for this bout are Ryoma Takatsuka, Roger Salmon and Micheangelo Fripello.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Beast throws a poor cross that misses
letting Carter counter with a right hand.
Carter turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Beast throws a lazy right hand but Carter sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Beast uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Carter.
The fighters circling - Carter throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

Beast shoots in and gets a takedown into Carter's guard.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Michael Carter!
Michael Carter retains his middleweight title!
Michael Carter decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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Event: PFC 41 Brophy vs Dmitrov     
Date:   May 19, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Red Brophy (ranked 133 p4p, 12 weight class) and Daniel Dimitrov (ranked 223 p4p, 20 weight class). Brophy's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, JME - The Very Best. Dimitrov is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Drake - Energy. 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!

195 cm
28
240 lbs
17 - 2 - 0
203 cm
24
250 lbs
11 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Freebok (85% Laundry)

Urban Fighter
BuriedAlive// Fight Gear



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 17 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Red Brophy!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Daniel Dimitrov!
The judges for this bout are Kenichi Hosakawa, Ren Mimura and Yuuki Gou.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brophy misses with a lunging right hand
and Dimitrov connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Dimitrov throws a leg kick but Brophy moved away.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
Decent striking displayed by Brophy there.
Brophy takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Brophy looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Brophy lands with a straight right. Dimitrov didn't see that one coming.

It looks like Daniel Dimitrov has been cut.
Brophy definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dimitrov lands with a kick to the ribs.
Brophy takes one on the chin but seems OK.

It looks like Red Brophy has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brophy slips a straight right by Dimitrov.
A little feinted left hand from Brophy on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Dimitrov slips a jab from Brophy.
Red Brophy seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Dimitrov moves out of range as Brophy throws a body kick.
Dimitrov looks to land a left hand but Brophy moved out of range nicely.
Dimitrov pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A counter left hand to the body from Brophy misses its target.
Brophy lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
A swing and a miss from Brophy.
Dimitrov is looking for the big counter here.
Brophy takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A slapping body kick lands there for Brophy.
A solid body kick from Dimitrov.
A big right from Brophy misses.
Brophy digs a good body shot into Dimitrov's ribs.
Brophy misses with a low kick.
Brophy looks to throw a body kick
and Dimitrov counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Dimitrov misses with a straight left.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brophy ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Brophy throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Dimitrov thinks about the counter body kick.
Brophy throws a sloppy head kick
and Dimitrov counters with a stiff right hand.
Brophy throws the kick towards the body but Dimitrov avoids it.

Brophy gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Dimitrov.
Brophy misses with the head strike.
Dimitrov lands with a left to the head.

Brophy breaks from the clinch.
Good standup being displayed there by Dimitrov as he connects with a hook.
Brophy misses with a body kick.
Dimitrov swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brophy looks to score with a jab to the body but Dimitrov is just out of range.
Brophy fails with an attempt to clinch.
Dimitrov throws a right hand that misses
and Brophy counters with a nice kick to the body.
Brophy throws the left hand but Dimitrov avoids the punch easily.
Dimitrov looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Brophy looks to score with a jab to the body but Dimitrov is just out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Dimitrov throws the left hand but Brophy avoids the punch easily.
It looked like Brophy was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Dimitrov.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Dimitrov.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Daniel Dimitrov will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Dimitrov. Brophy shrugs it off though.
Brophy scores with a nice head shot.
Dimitrov misses with a head kick.
Dimitrov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Brophy moves away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Brophy. Dimitrov does a little dance to reset his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Dimitrov lands a big head kick that sends Brophy tumbling to the mat! Dimitrov takes a step backwards and waves Brophy back to his feet - he wants the finish!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Dimitrov swings for the body but Brophy moves out of range.
Dimitrov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Dimitrov takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dimitrov takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Some wild striking there from Dimitrov.
Dimitrov walks into a straight right hand from Brophy.

Brophy clinches up with Dimitrov and pushes him back against the cage.
Brophy working aggressively here.
Dimitrov blocks an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brophy misses with a hook to the ribs.
Brophy lands on the inside with an uppercut.

That has opened up Daniel Dimitrov's cut even more.
Dimitrov lands a left hand that snaps the head of Brophy backwards.
Dimitrov misses with a hook to the ribs.
Dimitrov throws a punch but it's blocked by Brophy.
Dimitrov blocking some punches.
Dimitrov takes a shot to the head.
Dimitrov working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Brophy softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

Dimitrov is rocked!
A head punch on the inside from Brophy fails to land.
Dimitrov is still on wobbly legs! Can Brophy finish him?
A head punch on the inside from Brophy fails to land.
Brophy swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Brophy throws a head punch that misses.
Dimitrov looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Brophy prevents a body shot from Dimitrov.
Brophy tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Brophy throws a punch but it's blocked by Dimitrov.
Brophy misses with a hook from the clinch.
Dimitrov works on Brophy's body with a couple of short punches.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Brophy misses with a punch on the inside.
Dimitrov blocking some punches.
A head punch on the inside from Brophy fails to land.
Brophy misses with some punches.
Dimitrov blocking some punches.
Dimitrov misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Brophy misses with some punches.
Brophy throws a head punch that misses.
Dimitrov has a couple of punches blocked by Brophy.
Brophy swings wildly with an uppercut but Dimitrov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Dimitrov seems to have recovered his senses.
A head punch on the inside from Dimitrov fails to land.
Dimitrov scores with a hook to the body.
Dimitrov lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Dimitrov doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dimitrov lands a nice uppercut.
Dimitrov lands a right hand that snaps the head of Brophy backwards.
Brophy's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Dimitrov throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Brophys head.
Brophy fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Dimitrov misses with a short punch on the inside.
Dimitrov can't find room to land a body shot as Brophy controls the action.
Dimitrov misses with some punches.
Dimitrov lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Brophy or not.
Brophy's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Dimitrov swings wildly with an uppercut but Brophy uses good head movement to avoid it.
Dimitrov presses Brophy against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Dimitrov digs a right hand underneath Brophy's ribcage. Brophy let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Dimitrov gets through Brophy's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Dimitrov lands a shoulder strike.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Dimitrov gets through Brophy's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Dimitrov lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A short right from Dimitrov.
Dimitrov lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Brophy.
Dimitrov digs a right hand underneath Brophy's ribcage. Brophy let out a lung full of air as it connected.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dimitrov lands a body punch in the clinch.
Dimitrov lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A right handed body shot lands from Dimitrov.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Dimitrov creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Dimitrov.

Brophy is rocked!
Good body shot from Dimitrov.
Oh Brophy is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
A short right from Dimitrov on the inside.
Dimitrov lands a big right hand that drops Brophy! The killer instinct kicks in and Dimitrov finishes his opponent with a series of strikes from mount. A dominating finish by Dimitrov!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:30 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Daniel Dimitrov!
Daniel Dimitrov is the new heavyweight champion!
Daniel Dimitrov decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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RATING
50%

 

Event: TGC 56: Mikhasevich vs Gagnon     
Date:   May 19, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Nikos Giannopoulos (ranked 1712 p4p, 248 weight class) and Robert McKenna (ranked 1171 p4p, 172 weight class). McKenna has chosen Freedom as his entrance music. Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Robert McKenna enters the cage!

184 cm
23
207 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
194 cm
22
212 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
Powerful takedowns
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

BuriedAlive// Fight Gear

Riner Clothing



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, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Nikos Giannopoulos!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Robert McKenna!
The judges for this bout are Alan Glass, Daniel Franklin and Wesley Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
McKenna fails with a takedown attempt.
Giannopoulos slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

It looks like Robert McKenna has been cut.
Giannopoulos 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.

McKenna closes the distance and clinches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McKenna tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Giannopoulos's elbow.

McKenna escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
McKenna wants to clinch.
Giannopoulos throwing a counter right hand but McKenna manages to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McKenna on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.

McKenna gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Giannopoulos misses with a shot to the kidneys.
McKenna's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Giannopoulos misses with a shot to the kidneys.
McKenna is leaning against Giannopoulos and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.

McKenna's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
McKenna fails with a takedown attempt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McKenna fails with the takedown.
Nikos Giannopoulos has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Robert McKenna.
McKenna tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
McKenna looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
McKenna tries to clinch but Giannopoulos is having none of it.
McKenna tries to close the distance and clinch up but Giannopoulos swats him away and circles back towards the center.
McKenna fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Giannopoulos jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McKenna tries to clinch but Giannopoulos moves out of range.
Giannopoulos scoring well with a low kick there.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from McKenna is defended easily by Giannopoulos.

McKenna shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than McKenna was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Giannopoulos prevents McKenna from moving into mount.
McKenna grinds an elbow into Giannopoulos's temple.
Giannopoulos tries to buck McKenna off but McKenna is having none of it.
Giannopoulos is not content to let McKenna control the position.
Giannopoulos wants to control but McKenna postures up.
Giannopoulos is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at Top Dawg, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Giannopoulos tries to bench press McKenna off him but McKenna keeps the position.
McKenna throws a strike aimed at the side of Giannopoulos's head but Giannopoulos avoids it well.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Giannopoulos is trying to get back to half guard.
McKenna misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
You can see the frustration on Giannopoulos's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Nikos Giannopoulos will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Robert McKenna'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.


McKenna tries to score a power double leg takedown but Giannopoulos sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten McKenna somewhat.
McKenna tries for a takedown but Giannopoulos circles away easily
and Giannopoulos counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
McKenna shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Giannopoulos as he jumps to the side.
Giannopoulos looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Nikos Giannopoulos has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Robert McKenna.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McKenna tries for a takedown but Giannopoulos circles away easily
and Giannopoulos counters with a left and a right that stings McKenna.

That's one minute gone in the round.

McKenna closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Giannopoulos to the mat! Giannopoulos manages to get full guard.
Giannopoulos being controlled here, momentarily.
Giannopoulos 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.
Giannopoulos is trying to control the position but McKenna postures up.
Giannopoulos looking to hit a scissor sweep but McKenna is one step ahead there.
Giannopoulos pulls McKenna in close to his closed guard and prevents McKenna from doing any damage or advancing position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Giannopoulos controls McKenna momentarily but McKenna frees himself.
McKenna working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Giannopoulos's head.
McKenna trying to control but Giannopoulos is working from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
McKenna trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Giannopoulos pulls McKenna in close to prevent any damage.
McKenna is looking to advance position but Giannopoulos has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!

McKenna tries to hold on but Giannopoulos postures up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McKenna tries to reverse the position but Giannopoulos maintains control.
McKenna trying desperately to get to his feet.

McKenna tries to control Giannopoulos's head but Giannopoulos pushes him back down and moves quickly to lock up an arm here - he's swung around for an armbar! Will he get it??? Yes! McKenna is tapping out! Lovely Jiu Jitsu there!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (armbar). Nikos Giannopoulos!
Nikos Giannopoulos decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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Event: TGC 56: Mikhasevich vs Gagnon     
Date:   May 19, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Diego Escobar (ranked 164 p4p, 25 weight class) and Paddy Fagan (ranked 1314 p4p, 159 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

182 cm
23
160 lbs
12 - 2 - 0
180 cm
22
171 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
BJJ Purple Belt
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 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Diego Escobar!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Paddy Fagan!
The judges for this bout are Gwen Towbar, Tiny Johnson and Chris Downing.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fagan lands a nice hook to Escobar's body. Escobar takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
A shot to the liver by Fagan. Beautiful body shot.
Fagan swings away with a body shot that misses
and Escobar counters with a leg kick.
Fagan looks to throw the jab but Escobar is out of range.
Fagan misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Left hook, right uppercut from Fagan.
Escobar steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Fagan.
Escobar throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fagan has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Fagan throws a sloppy body shot
and Escobar counters with a two punch combo.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Fagan swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Escobar lands a nice looking body shot.
Fagan lands a jab to Escobar's midsection.
Escobar throws a leg kick that misses.
Fagan looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Escobar stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Fagan scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Fagan misses with a right hand
and Escobar counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

Escobar darts in and clinches Fagan up against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Escobar lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Escobar.
Fagan blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Escobar.
Escobar blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Escobar doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Escobar tries to throw a body punch but Fagan avoids it by throwing Escobar back against the cage.
Fagan lands with a short shot to the head.
Escobar working aggressively here.
Escobar lands a body punch.
Escobar tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Escobar lands a left hand.
Fagan misses with a punch to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Escobar.
Escobar pushes Fagan back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Fagan blocks a body shot from Escobar.
Fagan blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Escobar throws a head punch that misses.
Escobar tries to work over Fagan's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short right from Escobar on the inside.
Escobar misses with a punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobar can't find room to land a body shot as Fagan controls the action.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Escobar tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Fagan's elbow.

Escobar has managed to pull guard. Let's see whether he can work an aggressive guard. It will also be interesting to see what tactics Fagan uses from the top position.
Fagan looking to pass the guard.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Escobar keeping moving, preventing Fagan from controlling successfully.
Escobar has improved his flexibility recently so we will have to see if he can use that to his advantage.
Fagan stopping the sweep attempt from Escobar.
Escobar controlling the position.
Escobar looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Fagan trying to control the position from guard on top but Escobar is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Escobar wants to sweep here but Fagan controlling him for the moment.
Fagan wants to control from the top but Escobar keeps moving.
Escobar wants to sweep here but Fagan controlling him for the moment.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fagan must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Escobar keeping moving, preventing Fagan from controlling successfully.

Escobar had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Fagan defends it easily.
Fagan looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Escobar keeping full guard, as Fagan tries to pass.
Escobar lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Escobar slips nicely into half guard.
Fagan pushes Escobar off looking to stand but Escobar dives back in and keeps control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Escobar is keen to just control but Fagan is a slippery customer.

Escobar is looking for a kimura here.
Escobar is pressing down on Fagan's thigh, looking to free his foot. Fagan is holding on for now.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Fagan wants to improve his position but Escobar is controlling well.
Escobar keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Fagan is trying to get back to full guard.
Fagan wants to sweep but Escobar has passed to side control!
Fagan prevents Escobar from improving position.
Fagan is not content to let Escobar control the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Fagan throws a lazy uppercut
and Escobar connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Fagan lands a jab-cross combination.

It looks like Diego Escobar has been cut.
Escobar misses with a low kick.
Nice straight punches there by Fagan. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Fagan.
Sloppy strikes from Fagan. Those never looked like landing.

Escobar closes the distance and clinches.
Escobar tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Escobar blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Escobar lands a body punch in the clinch.
Good body shot from Escobar.
Escobar blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short uppercut from Escobar.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fagan blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Escobar misses with the head strike.
Escobar can't find room to land a body shot as Fagan controls the action.
Escobar prevents a body shot from Fagan.
Fagan blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Escobar working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Escobar.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fagan doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A short uppercut from Escobar.
A body shot lands from Fagan.
Fagan lands a left hand that snaps the head of Escobar backwards.
Escobar throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Escobar fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Escobar misses with a body punch.
Escobar prevents a body shot from Fagan.
Escobar 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.
Escobar jumps guard but Fagan stands there with Escobar around his waist. Escobar gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Escobar is leaning against Fagan and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Escobar has a couple of punches blocked by Fagan.
Escobar lands a hook that snaps the head of Fagan backwards.
Fagan tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Escobar's elbow.
Escobar working aggressively here.
Escobar lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Fagan or not.
Escobar lands an uppercut.
Fagan misses with a body punch.
Fagan tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Escobar fails to pull guard.
A shot in the inside from Escobar.

Fagan is rocked!

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!
A body shot lands from Escobar.
Fagan is breathing heavily.
Escobar lands with a right to the head.
Fagan is still on wobbly legs! Can Escobar finish him?
Escobar lands a shoulder strike.
Escobar doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Fagan blocks an uppercut.
Fagan blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Fagan tries to throw a body punch but Escobar avoids it by throwing Fagan back against the cage.
Escobar working aggressively here.
Escobar works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Escobar lands a right hand.
Fagan misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Diego Escobar has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Fagan misses with some punches.
Fagan tries to work over Escobar's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Fagan tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Escobar's elbow.
Fagan seems to have recovered his senses.
Fagan can't find room to land a body shot as Escobar controls the action.
Escobar blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Escobar tries to pull guard but Fagan forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Diego Escobar. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Escobar throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Fagans head.
Escobar misses with a punch to the body.
Escobar tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Fagan tries to throw a body punch but Escobar avoids it by throwing Fagan back against the cage.
A right hook to the body lands for Escobar.
Escobar tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Fagan blocks an uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Escobar cracks Fagan with a nice body shot.
Escobar lands a right hand.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Escobar creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Escobar is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Fagan can do to turn this around?
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Escobar.

Escobar jumps into guard, dragging Fagan to the mat.
Escobar bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Fagan's guard.

Escobar pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Fagan is keeping the position for now.
Diego Escobar overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Escobar advances position into side control!
Fagan is looking to regain half guard here but Escobar keeps moving and retains side control.

Escobar looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Escobar passes to full mount! That's big trouble for Fagan!
Escobar controlling the position easily from mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Escobar wants to finish this one by submission but Fagan is holding onto his waist, trying to prevent any attacks from Escobar.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fagan has given up his back here. Will Escobar look for the submission or keep pounding away?

Escobar is staying calm and holding on to the back position, whilst working on a rear naked choke. Fagan is defending well though. Escobar let's go of the attempt for now.
Fagan manages to reverse the position and now he's in Escobar's guard. Nice work there by Fagan.
Escobar wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Escobar keeping moving, preventing Fagan from controlling successfully.
Escobar controls Fagan momentarily but Fagan frees himself.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Diego Escobar dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Diego Escobar'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.


Escobar keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Fagan.
Fagan tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Escobar misses with a hook.
Paddy Fagan seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Fagan looks to land a left hand but Escobar moved out of range nicely.
Escobar swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A nice combination there by Fagan.
Fagan jabs Escobar to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Fagan clobbers Escobar with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Fagan throws a series of punches but Escobar avoids them all with ease.
Fagan changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Fagan cracks Escobar with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Escobar misses with an uppercut.
Escobar connects with a body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fagan lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Escobar at a distance.
Fagan lands a nice shot that snaps Escobar's head back.
Paddy Fagan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice cross by Escobar.
Fagan lands a two punch combo.

Escobar fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Fagan, pushing him back against the cage.
Fagan lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Escobar backwards.
A short uppercut from Escobar.
Fagan lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Escobar throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Fagan takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

Escobar pulls Fagan into guard.

Fagan content to sit in guard, stalling... Great. Oh but he could get punished here because Escobar has locked up a guillotine! Escobar's face is contorted as he sqeezes tight on the submission attempt - will he finish? Fagan is holding on here and Escobar must be using up a lot of energy. Fagan has gone limp! He's out! He's out cold! Escobar gets to his feet, tossing aside his stricken foe. Arms raised, he milks the applause from the crowd. Great submission!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:47 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Diego Escobar!
Diego Escobar retains his lightweight title!
A very excited looking Diego Escobar rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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Event: CEC 589     
Date:   May 18, 2018

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Volya Nikolaev (ranked 40 p4p, 5 weight class) and Koh Ibu (ranked 41 p4p, 6 weight class). Nikolaev's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Fever . 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.

170 cm
39
165 lbs
42 - 28 - 0
175 cm
27
154 lbs
16 - 5 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 42 wins, 28 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Volya Nikolaev!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Koh Ibu!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ibu uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Nikolaev throws a poor cross that misses
and Ibu counters with a stiff right hand.
Nikolaev throws a shot from downtown. Ibu moves away and avoids it.
Nikolaev throws a poor cross that misses
and Ibu counters with a leg kick.
Ibu throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Nikolaev looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Ibu is fending him off so far but Nikolaev persists. Nope, Ibu circles away and we're back to standing.

Ibu gets caught napping as Nikolaev dives in and scores a takedown. Ibu manages to retain guard.
Ibu seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Nikolaev preventing the sweep.
Ibu is pulling down on Nikolaev's head. It's preventing any offense from Nikolaev, at least for the moment.

Ibu manages to escape and get back to his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Nikolaev. Ibu does a little dance to reset his feet.
Nikolaev misses with a looping right.
Nikolaev misses with a few strikes there.
Koh Ibu is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Nikolaev shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ibu working a defensive guard here.
Ibu has control of Nikolaev's left arm, preventing Nikolaev from doing any damage.
Nikolaev throwing strikes but missing.
Nikolaev throwing strikes but missing.
Ibu is controlling Nikolaev's posture.
Nikolaev has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nikolaev trying to control the position from guard on top but Ibu is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Nikolaev working some strikes from top position.
Ibu 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.
Nikolaev stops Ibu from standing up.
Ibu is pulling down on Nikolaev's head to control his posture.
Nikolaev wants to control from the top but Ibu keeps moving.
Nikolaev throwing strikes from guard but Ibu blocks nicely.
Ibu preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Ibu controls Nikolaev momentarily but Nikolaev frees himself.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nikolaev is looking to work some ground and pound but Ibu has wrist control.
Nikolaev working some strikes from top position.
Nikolaev controlling from the top position.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Ibu is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Ibu keeping moving, preventing Nikolaev from controlling successfully.
Ibu wants to get back to his feet but Nikolaev is in a dominant position and won't allow it.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Ibu lands a jab to Nikolaev's midsection.
Ibu throws a solid leg kick but Nikolaev takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Ibu.
Ibu throws a solid leg kick but Nikolaev takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Ibu.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Nikolaev misses.
Nikolaev misses with a body shot.

Ibu tries to sprawl but Nikolaev drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Ibu is trying to maintain the position but Nikolaev is very close to passing his half guard.
Ibu is trying to get back to full guard.
Nikolaev is thwarting Ibu's attempts to control the position.
Ibu is trying to avoid being dragged into an even worse position than he's already in but Nikolaev is staying active.
Nikolaev tries to pass to full mount but Ibu defends it.
Nikolaev throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Volya Nikolaev will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Nikolaev fails to land with a series of punches.
Nikolaev misses with a hook. Ibu ducked under it nicely.
Nikolaev misses with a looping left.
Nikolaev throws a body shot but no joy.
Nikolaev throws a right hand that misses
and Ibu counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Nikolaev missing with a left hand there. Ibu was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Nikolaev backing away here, and Ibu unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Nikolaev throws an off balance right hand
and Ibu counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Ibu moves away from the strike by Nikolaev.
Ibu stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Ibu wants it to stay on the feet.
Nikolaev has his takedown stuffed
letting Ibu counter with a right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nikolaev throws a left and a right that both miss
and Ibu connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Ibu throws a jab but it's blocked by Nikolaev.
Nice takedown defense from Ibu. No joy for Nikolaev on that attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Volya Nikolaev. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ibu scores with a head kick.

Nikolaev is rocked!
Nikolaev connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Ibu moves out of range of the strikes.
Ibu tries a quick counter leg kick but Nikolaev is wise to it.
Nikolaev missing with a left hand there. Ibu was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Ibu comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Nikolaev throws a jab when Ibu was well out of range.
Nikolaev lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Nikolaev with a poor takedown
and Ibu counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Oh Nikolaev is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Ibu throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Nikolaev seems to have got his legs back now.
Ibu throws a low kick but it's checked well by Nikolaev.
Nikolaev looks to land a combination. Ibu sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
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!
Nikolaev throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Ibu counters with a straight right hand.
Ibu wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A chopping leg kick lands by Ibu.
Ibu seems to be stalking Nikolaev here. He circles momentarily and then unleashes a devastating head kick! Nikolaev drops like a stone, out cold! WOW! Are you kidding me!? What a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:13 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Koh Ibu!
Koh Ibu decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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45%

 

Event: IFC MW 27 Rasputin V Seventeen     
Date:   May 16, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Roman Divac (ranked 467 p4p, 71 weight class) and Dennis Fischer (ranked 2376 p4p, 331 weight class). Divac comes to the cage accompanied by Nas- Do you hate me now. 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!

186 cm
29
198 lbs
10 - 1 - 0
192 cm
22
207 lbs
11 - 0 - 0
Decent wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin
Decent wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Roman Divac!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Dennis Fischer!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fischer scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Fischer is looking to clinch but Divac is avoiding it.
Fischer throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
A swing and a miss from Divac.
Fischer looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Divac misses the body punch
and Fischer counters with a stiff right hand.

Fischer clinches with his opponent.
Divac misses with some punches.
Divac lands a hook to the side of the head.
Fischer lands a nice uppercut.
Divac looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Divac tries to break the clinch but Fischer is controlling the position.

Divac breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Fischer takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

Fischer closes the distance and clinches.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Fischer lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Divac swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fischer misses with a body punch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Divac creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Fischer scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Divac is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Fischer blocks an uppercut.
Divac working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Fischer lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Fischer misses with the head strike.

Divac breaks from the clinch.
Fischer throws a sloppy head kick and Divac moves out of range easily.
Fischer throws a big shot that misses.
Divac throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Fischer counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Divac waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Fischer.
Divac takes a kick to the side of the head.

It looks like Roman Divac has been cut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Divac walks into a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fischer dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Divac. That did some damage!
Fischer misses with a kick to the body.
A swing and a miss from Divac.
Fischer lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Divac takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Divac walks into a jab.
A jab from Divac misses.
A chopping leg kick lands by Fischer.
Fischer tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Divac was well out of range. Poor timing from Fischer.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Divac misses with an uppercut
and Fischer counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Divac takes one on the button.
Fischer thows a left - swing and a miss!
Fischer throws a lazy right hand but Divac sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Fischer takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Divac misses with an uppercut. Fischer saw that one coming.
Divac throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Fischer sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Divac misses with an uppercut.
Divac misses with a lunging right hand
and Fischer counters with a lovely straight right hand!

Roman Divac's cut is getting worse.
Divac misses with a right hand
and Fischer counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Divac throws a lazy uppercut
and Fischer counters with a slapping leg kick.
Fischer is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Divac had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Fischer moves in looking to clinch but Divac pushes him off.
Fischer bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Divac's head backwards.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Divac throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Fischer counters with a straight right hand.

Divac is rocked!

Roman Divac's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Fischer steps in with a hook that catches Divac right on the chin and knocks him to the floor! Fischer follows him down with more strikes and that's all she wrote! Divac looks absolutely devastated.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:35 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Dennis Fischer!
A very excited looking Dennis Fischer rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
Roman Divac spoke after the fight, saying 'Looks like the blind squirrel found a nut. Go play the lottery while you can b/c that 1 in a million shot ain't happening next time you bum!'.
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54%

 

Event: TGC Crucible 17     
Date:   May 16, 2018

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Tommy Walcott (ranked 1226 p4p, 65 weight class) and Cole Reynolds (ranked 1199 p4p, 61 weight class). The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

170 cm
22
140 lbs
11 - 5 - 0
173 cm
23
145 lbs
3 - 0 - 1
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Tommy Walcott!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Cole Reynolds!
The judges for this bout are Wesley Smith, Chris Downing and Tiny Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Reynolds's corner calls for a 1-2. Reynolds obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
A jab lands there for Walcott.
A slow jab from Walcott misses its intended target.
Reynolds looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Nice uppercut lands for Walcott. That snapped Reynolds's head back.
Jab from Reynolds.
Walcott misses with a wild body shot.
Walcott jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Reynolds works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Reynolds misses the shot to the body.
Reynolds takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Nice straight punches there by Walcott. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Walcott.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Walcott scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Walcott throws a looping overhand right but Reynolds ducks down to avoid it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Reynolds! But no joy.
Walcott throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Reynolds counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Walcott throws a shot to the body.
Walcott tries to clinch but Reynolds is having none of it.
Tommy Walcott seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Walcott throws a looping overhand right but Reynolds ducks down to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Walcott swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Walcott lands a glancing blow to the side of Reynolds's head.
Reynolds throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Walcott stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Walcott thuds a left hand into Reynolds's body.
Reynolds blocks the body kick.
Walcott swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Walcott throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Reynolds sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Reynolds flicks out a counter leg kick but Walcott steps away.
Reynolds takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Walcott jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Reynolds looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Walcott misses the shot to the body.
Reynolds feints a counter leg kick.
Reynolds moves out of range of the strikes.
Reynolds follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Walcott misses with a straight left.
Walcott lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Reynolds at a distance.
Walcott connects with a body shot that sends Reynolds's belly button to the back.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reynolds is looking to score with low kicks.
Walcott connects with a crisp jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A looping hook to the body misses from Walcott. Reynolds does a little dance to reset his feet.
Walcott misses the shot to the body.
Reynolds swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Reynolds ducks under a wild hook from Walcott.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Reynolds, as that shot connected.
Walcott takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Walcott misses with a wild body shot.
A shot to the body from Walcott misses

and Reynolds counters with a head kick that drops Walcott to the mat! Walcott scrambles across the canvas and gets back to his feet, still wobbly!

Walcott is rocked!
Walcott cracks Reynolds with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Oh Walcott is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Walcott checks a leg kick.
Walcott throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Reynolds cracks Walcott on the jaw with a powerful right hand and Walcott falls backwards against the cage. Reynolds follows up with more strikes that drop Walcott to his knees. Reynolds keeps the pressure on and the referee jumps in to save Walcott! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:50 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Cole Reynolds!
Cole Reynolds spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
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A | B
FIGHT
RATING
63%

 

 
 
 
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