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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Apr 05, 2020

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Buddy Phillips (ranked 5152 p4p, 0 weight class) and John Wick (ranked 4460 p4p, 396 weight class). We have two fighters making their debuts here, so let's see who comes out of this one with their first professional victory.

178 cm
18
163 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
160 cm
23
165 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Good chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Good elbows
Tends to cut

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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 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Buddy Phillips!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, John Wick!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, James Ackerman and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Horrible takedown attempt by Wick or perhaps it was just good defense by Phillips, which made it look bad.
Wick shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Phillips defends it nicely.
Wick takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Wick tries to clinch but Phillips moves out of range.
Wick tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Phillips lands an overhand right.
Wick wants to clinch up but Phillips keeps it at a distance.
Phillips misses with a wild combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wick dives in for a single leg takedown but Phillips sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Buddy Phillips has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of John Wick.
Wick throws a body kick that misses
and Phillips counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Phillips connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Wick momentarily.
Wick misses with a takedown attempt - Phillips sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Phillips lands a head shot.
A head kick by Wick misses
and Phillips counters with a right hand to the body.
Phillips scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Phillips is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Wick tries to clinch there but Phillips circles away.
Wick closes this distance looking for a takedown but Phillips circles away.
Phillips throws a one two combo.
We're hearing some news coming in from back stage. It's official - Wick has eaten all the pies!
Wick fails with the takedown
and Phillips counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Phillips lands a jab.
Wick thows a leg kick but Phillips checks it
and Phillips counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Wick looks to clinch
and Phillips counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Buddy Phillips is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Wick takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Wick is looking to clinch.
Wick throws a head kick but Phillips moves out of range.
A jab from Phillips finds it's way through Wick's defenses.
Phillips rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Wick moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Phillips is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Wick takes one on the button.
Wick drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Phillips lands a glancing blow to the side of Wick's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wick is looking to clinch but Phillips is avoiding it.
Wick shoots in and drives through. Phillips sprawls well.
Phillips throwing a counter right hand but Wick manages to avoid it.
Phillips uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Wick has time to react.
Wick looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Wick looks winded!
Jab from Phillips.
Wick shoots in looking for a takedown. Phillips tries to sprawl out of it but Wick keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Phillips manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Wick misses with a body shot
and Phillips counters with a nice uppercut.
Phillips stuns Wick with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wick on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Wick misses with a combination
and Phillips counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Wick looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Phillips scores with a jab. Wick acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Phillips scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Phillips keeps the fight on the outside.
Phillips cracks Wick with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Phillips fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Wick manages to avoid it.
Phillips catches Wick with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Wick doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Phillips counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nice uppercut there from Phillips.
Wick has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Wick throws a left and a right that both miss
letting Phillips counter with a right hand.
Phillips cracks Wick with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Phillips is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Wick tries to clinch up but Phillips circles away and keeps his distance.
Wick uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Phillips.
Phillips scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Wick might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Phillips has got the better of the exchanges.
Wick misses with a double jab
and Phillips counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Phillips lands with a shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Phillips circles away from the clinch attempt.

Wick has managed to clinch.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wick throws a head kick but Phillips moves out of range.
Wick defending well as Phillips loads up on a big left hand.
Phillips scores with a hook to the body. Wick takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Wick takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Wick doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Phillips counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Nice defenses there by Wick.
John Wick seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Wick's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Phillips connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Wick scrambles back to his feet.
John Wick is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Wick has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Wick there as he acknowledges the shot.
Phillips looks to land a left hand but Wick moved out of range nicely.
Phillips's corner calls for a 1-2. Phillips obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Wick has his takedown stuffed
and Phillips counters with a nice body shot.
Phillips is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Wick can do to turn this around?
Wick is breathing heavily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Phillips stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Phillips wants it to stay on the feet.
Buddy Phillips has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of John Wick.
Wick displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Phillips throws out the jab.
Wick shoots for a double leg takedown but Phillips sprawls well. He's pushed Wick's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Wick on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Phillips lands a nice shot that snaps Wick's head back.
Phillips cracks Wick with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Wick.
Phillips lands a nice hook to Wick's body. Wick takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Phillips lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wick staying out of range there.
Phillips throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Wick stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Phillips throws a jab when Wick was well out of range.
Phillips misses with an uppercut. Wick saw that one coming.
Phillips throws a shot from downtown. Wick moves away and avoids it.
Phillips connects with a right hand. Wick shakes it off.
Phillips swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Phillips bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Wick's head backwards.
Phillips lands a nice shot to the body.
Wick takes one to the chin there.
Phillips throws an overhand right that lands on Wick's shoulder, as Wick tries to avoid the shot.
Wick with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Phillips to score with a decent uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Phillips misses with a looping left.
Wick changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Wick misses with a jab, cross combination.
Wick throws a combination that misses
letting Phillips counter with a right hand.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Phillips 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.
Phillips misses with a hook. Wick ducked under it nicely.
Phillips throws a hook but Wick blocks it.
Phillips throws a jab but it's blocked by Wick.
Wick with the counter takedown but Phillips avoids it easily.
Wick misses with a takedown attempt
and Phillips counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Wick is trying desperately to land a takedown but Phillips is having absolutely none of it. This is turning into a bit of a nightmare for Wick.
Good standup being displayed there by Phillips as he connects with a hook.
Phillips lands a nice shot that snaps Wick's head back.
Phillips wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Buddy Phillips dominated that second round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


No joy there for Phillips, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Nice cross by Phillips.
Wick throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Phillips counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A punch combination from Phillips misses.
Wick shapes to counter with a head kick.
Wick slips under a jab from Phillips.
Wick throws a counter combo.
Phillips misses with an uppercut. Wick saw that one coming.
Wick closes the distance but Phillips moves to the side
and Phillips counters with a lovely straight right hand!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wick misses with a takedown attempt - Phillips sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Phillips misses with a straight right.
A big right from Phillips misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Phillips connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Wick momentarily.
Phillips avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Phillips throws a right hand that misses
and Wick counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Wick uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Phillips.
Wick uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Phillips.
Nice shot lands for Phillips.
Wick throws a head kick but Phillips moves out of range.
Wick moves out of range of the strikes.
Wick looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Wick tries to close the distance and clinch up but Phillips swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Phillips is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Phillips stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wick throws a head kick but Phillips moves out of range.
Wick takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Wick walks into a left hand.
Wick closes the distance and clinches up with Phillips, looking for a takedown. Wick pushes Phillips against the cage but Phillips circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
A head kick misses from Wick.
Wick bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Wick with a lazy takedown attempt
letting Phillips counter with a right hand.
Buddy Phillips has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of John Wick.
Wick doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Phillips blocks a head kick by Wick.
Phillips lands a jab to Wick's midsection.
A lazy left from Phillips finds it's target.
The fighters circling - Phillips throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Phillips jabs Wick right on the nose. Wick blinks but takes it well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Phillips scores with a nice head shot.
Phillips scores with a jab to the head.
Good standup being displayed there by Phillips as he connects with a hook.
A head kick by Wick misses
enabling Phillips to counter with a crisp jab.
Phillips scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Phillips keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Phillips moves into range and connects with a jab.
Phillips thuds his right hand into Wick's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Wick steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Phillips.
And Wick tries to counter it with a takedown but Phillips pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Wick takes one to the chin there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Phillips throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Wick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wick blocks a jab.
Wick slips a jab and a cross from Phillips.
Wick fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Phillips avoids it really well and circles away.
Phillips was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Wick uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Phillips.
Phillips throws a series of punches but Wick moves out of range.
Wick misses with a takedown attempt - Phillips sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Wick dives in and grabs Phillips's left leg, looking for a takedown. Phillips pushes down on Wick's head and hops out.
Phillips is looking to counter punch.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 30:24
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 30:24
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 30:25

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Buddy Phillips!
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hype
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59%

 

Event: RRFC 34: Shabazz vs Dungey     
Date:   Apr 04, 2020

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alexandrew Song (ranked 3951 p4p, 422 weight class) and Sandro Dos Souza (ranked 7306 p4p, 547 weight class). Song comes to the cage accompanied by How soon is now-The Smiths. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

178 cm
25
185 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
190 cm
26
193 lbs
1 - 2 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Basic striking
Cuts easily
BJJ Brown Belt
Basic striking
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexandrew Song!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Sandro Dos Souza!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, Gwen Towbar and Cecil Peabody.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dos Souza shoots in looking for a takedown. Song tries to sprawl out of it but Dos Souza keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Song manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Dos Souza misses with a lunging right hand
and Song counters with a thumping low kick.
Alexandrew Song seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Song lands with a cross.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Dos Souza has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Song drops his hands momentarily and Dos Souza takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Dos Souza throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Song's waist but Song gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Dos Souza off to one side.
Dos Souza walks into a left hand.
Dos Souza shoots in looking for a takedown but Song manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Dos Souza's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Alexandrew Song has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sandro Dos Souza.
A nice inside leg kick there by Song. That's going to slow Dos Souza down.
Song scoring well with a low kick there.
Dos Souza takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Dos Souza is trying hard to land a takedown here. Song sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Dos Souza defending well as Song loads up on a big left hand.
Song throws a jab when Dos Souza was well out of range.
Dos Souza with the counter takedown but Song avoids it easily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Dos Souza misses with a hook.
Dos Souza cracks Song with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Song throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Song defending well as Dos Souza loads up on a big left hand.
Dos Souza pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Song scores with a jab to the jaw.
Dos Souza takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Dos Souza 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.
Song blocks a jab.

Song clinches with his opponent.
Song will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Dos Souza up against the cage.
Song has Dos Souza pushed against the cage.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Dos Souza is trying to pull guard but Song has him pressed against the cage.

Song's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Dos Souza feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Songs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
An inside leg kick lands from Song.
Song lands a really nice looking cross but Dos Souza seems unphased.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A solid body kick from Song.
Song works the jab nicely.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Song drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Song uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Dos Souza.
Song takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Jab from Song.
Dos Souza looks to land a right hand but Song moved out of range.
Song ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Dos Souza moves out of range of the strikes.
A swing and a miss from Dos Souza.
Song lands a jab to the nose.
Dos Souza lands with an overhand left.
Song throws out a loose jab but Dos Souza uses good head movement to avoid it.
Dos Souza fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Song connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
A decent looking cross lands there for Song.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Song staying out of range there.
Dos Souza shoots for a double leg takedown but Song sprawls well. He's pushed Dos Souza's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
A swing and a miss from Song.
Song throws a lazy right hand but Dos Souza sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Dos Souza lands a lovely overhand right.
Song dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Dos Souza. That did some damage!
Song looks to score with a jab to the body but Dos Souza is just out of range.
Song scores with a kick to the body.
Song staying out of range there.
Song fires out a quick counter leg kick but Dos Souza just manages to avoid it.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Song. Dos Souza shrugs it off though.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Song, as that shot connected.
Jab, jab by Song - just one landing.
Song lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Song steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Dos Souza.
Alexandrew Song is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Decent striking displayed by Dos Souza there.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Song slips a jab from Dos Souza.
Dos Souza shoots for a double leg takedown but Song sprawls well. He's pushed Dos Souza's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
A slapping leg kick lands for Song.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A decent looking cross lands there for Song.
Song takes one on the chin but seems OK.
A jab from Dos Souza misses.

Song fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Dos Souza, pushing him back against the cage.
Dos Souza tries for a takedown but Song manages to get underhooks.
Song using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Dos Souza looks winded!
Song presses Dos Souza against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Song working Dos Souza over with knees to the body.
Song lands a body shot.
Dos Souza tries to stall but Song uses the opportunity to gain a better position.

Song escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Song scores with a leg kick.
Good exchange - Song coming out on top.
Song lands a nice leg kick that just misses Dos Souza's sensitive parts.
Dos Souza doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Song counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A telegraphed right hand from Song misses the target.
Dos Souza has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Song.
Good shot there by Song.
Song jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Song throws the left hand but Dos Souza avoids the punch easily.
A big left from Dos Souza misses.
Dos Souza misses with a straight right.

Song has taken the fight to the clinch.

Song breaks the clinch.
Dos Souza is trying hard to land a takedown here. Song sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Song just misses with a punch to the body.
Dos Souza staying out of range there.
Song misses the jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dos Souza closes this distance looking for a takedown but Song circles away.
Song is looking to counter punch.
A big left from Song misses.
Dos Souza uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Song.
Dos Souza feints the counter takedown.
Dos Souza blocks a head kick by Song.
Song throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
A big right from Dos Souza misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dos Souza misses with a hook. Song ducked under it nicely.
Dos Souza slips a straight right by Song.
Song bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Dos Souza's head.
Song is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Dos Souza can do to turn this around?
Song lands a leg kick that knocks Dos Souza off balance momentarily.
Song throws a shot to the body.
Dos Souza might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Dos Souza takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
The fighters circle momentarily. Song darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Dos Souza walks forward, straight into a front kick from Song.
Dos Souza tries for a takedown but Song sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Alexandrew Song has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sandro Dos Souza.
Dos Souza is breathing heavily.
Song lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Song leaves Dos Souza with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Dos Souza has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Dos Souza there as he acknowledges the shot.
Dos Souza on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Dos Souza blocks a head kick by Song.
Song connects with a single shot there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dos Souza walks into a jab.
Good exchange - Dos Souza coming out on top.
Song lets loose with a powerful body kick. Dos Souza will feel that in the morning.
Dos Souza's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Song sizes up Dos Souza with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Dos Souza walks into a left hand.
Song throws a nice inside leg kick.
Song throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.

Song clinches up with Dos Souza and pushes him back against the cage.

Song manages to break the clinch.
Dos Souza has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Song.
Dos Souza has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Song throws a series of punches but Dos Souza moves out of range.
Nice cross by Song.
Song throws a looping overhand right but Dos Souza ducks down to avoid it.
Song scores with a leg kick.
Song connects with a looping right hand.
Song lands the left hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Song throws a nice inside leg kick.
Song looks to land a left hand but Dos Souza moved out of range nicely.
Dos Souza looks to throw the jab but Song is out of range.
Song misses the jab.
Song misses the jab.
Song misses with a double jab.
Song fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Song takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Dos Souza needs to keep his hands up - Song had a free shot at his head there.
Nice uppercut lands for Song. That snapped Dos Souza's head back.
Dos Souza throws the left hand but Song avoids the punch easily.
Dos Souza is trying desperately to land a takedown but Song is having absolutely none of it. This is turning into a bit of a nightmare for Dos Souza.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Dos Souza crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Song - the referee stops the clock and Dos Souza gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Song. Dos Souza manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Dos Souza throws a hook but Song blocks it.
Song blocks a jab.
Dos Souza ducks under a wild hook from Song.
Song throws a lazy right hand but Dos Souza sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Song throws a shot from downtown. Dos Souza moves away and avoids it.
Dos Souza steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Song.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Song throws a series of strikes that have Dos Souza backpedaling.
Dos Souza blocks a jab.

Song has managed to clinch.

Song breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Song connects with a right hand. Dos Souza shakes it off.
Dos Souza fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Song feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Dos Souza's calf.
Song scores with a jab. Dos Souza acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Song takes one to the chin there.
A slow jab from Song misses its intended target.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Song throws out a loose jab but Dos Souza uses good head movement to avoid it.
Dos Souza takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Song throws a nice looking combination but Dos Souza bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Nice defenses there by Song.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexandrew Song dominated that second round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Dos Souza connects with a crisp jab.
Dos Souza throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Dos Souza tries to score a power double leg takedown but Song sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Dos Souza somewhat.
Song throws a hook to the side of Dos Souza's head but Dos Souza sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Dos Souza throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Song appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Song lands a leg kick that knocks Dos Souza off balance momentarily.
Dos Souza chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Song can pounce on him.
Dos Souza scores with a hook.
Dos Souza's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Song connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Dos Souza scrambles back to his feet.
Jab from Song.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dos Souza scores with a jab.
Song lands a glancing blow to the side of Dos Souza's head.
Dos Souza takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
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!
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Song, right into the meat.
Dos Souza sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dos Souza walks forward, straight into a front kick from Song.
Dos Souza uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Song has time to react.
Song scores with a nice right hand.
Song misses the shot to the body.
Dos Souza connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Song's hands.
A nice inside leg kick there by Song. That's going to slow Dos Souza down.
Dos Souza looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Song cracks the inside of Dos Souza's front leg.
Song's corner calls for a 1-2. Song obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Nice takedown defense from Song. No joy for Dos Souza on that attempt.
A telegraphed right hand from Song misses the target.
Song takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Dos Souza fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Song avoids it really well and circles away.
Alexandrew Song has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sandro Dos Souza.
Dos Souza takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
An inside leg kick lands from Song.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dos Souza shoots in but no luck this time.
Song needs to keep his hands up - Dos Souza had a free shot at his head there.
Decent striking displayed by Dos Souza there.
Song connects with an inside leg kick.
Song pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Song thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Dos Souza if he has to take too many more of those.
Dos Souza throws a hook to the side of Song's head but Song sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Song fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Dos Souza has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Dos Souza throws the left hand but Song avoids the punch easily.
A good leg kick by Song.
Song throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Dos Souza throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Alexandrew Song is winning the standup battle so far.
Dos Souza shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Song pinned against the cage. Song gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A slow jab from Song misses its intended target.
Song scoring well with a low kick there.
Crunch! Song slams his shin into Dos Souza's torso.
Song throws a nice inside leg kick.
Dos Souza jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Dos Souza misses with a hook.
Song pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Dos Souza has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Dos Souza there as he acknowledges the shot.
Song displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Dos Souza.
Dos Souza moves out of range of the strikes.
Dos Souza with the counter takedown but Song avoids it easily.
Dos Souza takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Song moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Song lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
A big right from Song misses.
Dos Souza feints the counter takedown.
Song connects with a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Song steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Dos Souza.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Song manages to break the clinch.
Dos Souza throws a poor cross that misses
and Song counters with a nice body kick.
Song uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Dos Souza.
Dos Souza has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Song.
Dos Souza defending well as Song loads up on a big left hand.
Dos Souza misses with a looping left.
A chopping leg kick lands by Song.
Song lands a nice looking body kick.
Dos Souza shoots in and drives through. Song sprawls well.
Dos Souza takes one on the button.
Song looks to land a left hand but Dos Souza moved out of range nicely.
Sandro Dos Souza has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Alexandrew Song is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
A nice leg kick lands there from Song.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Frank Dennis scores the fight 30:27
Judge Gwen Towbar scores the fight 30:27
Judge Cecil Peabody scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Alexandrew Song!

An out of breath Alexandrew Song thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: RRFC Challengers 31     
Date:   Apr 01, 2020

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Lors Loria (ranked 5495 p4p, 473 weight class) and Awobe Mufasa (ranked 25058 p4p, 593 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

185 cm
25
170 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
178 cm
23
182 lbs
0 - 3 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Solid boxing
Big heart
BJJ White Belt
Good kicks
Very confident

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Lors Loria!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Awobe Mufasa!
The judges for this bout are Chris Downing, Daniel Franklin and Alan Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mufasa scores with a one two! Loria had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Mufasa throws a wild combination but nothing lands.

Loria gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
A short left from Loria.

Loria breaks the clinch.
Mufasa fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
A little feinted left hand from Loria on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Loria dodges the punch combination from Mufasa.
Mufasa misses with a leg kick
and Loria counters with a nice body shot.
Mufasa looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Loria takes a swing at Mufasa's ribcage but misses.
Mufasa throws a combination that misses
and Loria counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A low kick from Mufasa is predictable there
and Loria counters with a nice uppercut.
Loria scores with a hook to the body. Mufasa takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Mufasa throws a combination that misses
and Loria counters with a straight right hand.

Mufasa is rocked!
Mufasa ducks into an uppercut from Loria and that's knocked him out cold! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Lors Loria!
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Event: Checkmate Fight Night 5     
Date:   Mar 21, 2020

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Lukasz Wieczorek (ranked 4097 p4p, 418 weight class) and Hernesto St Juste (ranked 6012 p4p, 506 weight class). I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

184 cm
19
215 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
190 cm
23
210 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent MT
Granite chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Basic striking
Very confident

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Lukasz Wieczorek!
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 London, Hernesto St Juste!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Wagner Zegers and Aafke Stam.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
St Juste throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
St Juste tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
St Juste fails with the takedown

and Wieczorek counters with a crisp right hand that drops St Juste! Wieczorek lets St Juste back up to his feet, looking for a finish!
Today's fight clock is brought to you by... OOOH that's a huge shot by Wieczorek! St Juste is in big trouble here - the ref steps in to save him and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:23 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Lukasz Wieczorek!
Lukasz Wieczorek bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: GDL 22: Fist vs Mises     
Date:   Mar 14, 2020

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Jeremiah Greenfeld (ranked 4991 p4p, 409 weight class) and Koi Kahale (ranked 24183 p4p, 465 weight class). Koi Kahale is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

165 cm
18
160 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
177 cm
22
165 lbs
2 - 2 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Brawler
Good chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Decent boxing
Determined

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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 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jeremiah Greenfeld!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Koi Kahale!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, Tiny Johnson and Stewart Dunkirk.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Greenfeld darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Greenfeld shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Kahale as he jumps to the side.
It seemed like Kahale was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

Greenfeld closes the distance and clinches.
Kahale tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Greenfeld blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kahale has had enough of the clinch but Greenfeld keeps him there for the moment.
A right handed body shot lands from Greenfeld.
Greenfeld tries a knee to the head but Kahale blocks it.
Greenfeld tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Kahale just stands there and leans against the cage.
Greenfeld prevents Kahale from breaking the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kahale wants to get back to striking at distance but Greenfeld won't allow it.
Kahale wants to break free but Greenfeld has control.
Kahale tries to break the clinch but Greenfeld is controlling the position.
A bit of stalling here from Greenfeld.

Greenfeld pulls guard successfully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kahale trying to control but Greenfeld is working from the bottom.
Greenfeld has his hands on Kahale's head, controlling the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Greenfeld uses the cage to get back to his feet.
Greenfeld looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jeremiah Greenfeld. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Greenfeld pushes Kahale up against the cage in a clinch.
Kahale tries to break the clinch but Greenfeld is controlling the position.
Kahale wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Kahale is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Kahale wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Greenfeld has him pressed against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kahale taking a breather.
Greenfeld effectively controlling the action here.
Kahale trying to control the position but instead, Greenfeld has worked for underhooks and has pushed Kahale into the cage.
Kahale swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kahale trying to stall but Greenfeld improves his position.
Greenfeld drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Kahale gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Greenfeld prevents a body shot from Kahale.
Kahale has had enough of the clinch but Greenfeld keeps him there for the moment.
Greenfeld fails to pull guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Greenfeld tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Kahale is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.

Greenfeld jumps guard.
Greenfeld looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Greenfeld wants to stand but Kahale is controlling the position.
Greenfeld pulls Kahale in to control the position.
Greenfeld knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Kahale on the ground.
Kahale sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Greenfeld's guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Kahale is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Still in half guard, Kahale seems content to control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Kahale trying to pass the guard but Greenfeld defending well.
Greenfeld is trying to get back to full guard.
Kahale is trying to control the action in half guard but Greenfeld is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Kahale works his foot free and advances to mount.

Kahale wants to finish this one by submission but Greenfeld is holding onto his waist, trying to prevent any attacks from Kahale.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A combination from Greenfeld does no damage.
Kahale moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Greenfeld keeps the fight on the outside.
Jeremiah Greenfeld is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
A left lands for Kahale.
Kahale connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Kahale is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Greenfeld is looking to counter the offense by Kahale and move into the clinch.
Koi Kahale seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kahale moves in looking to clinch but Greenfeld pushes him off.
Kahale throws a combination that misses
and Greenfeld counters with a three punch combo that has Kahale backing up. Kahale nods at Greenfeld to acknowledge the strikes.
Kahale throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
It looked like Greenfeld was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Greenfeld looks for a takedown but Kahale sprawls well.
Kahale tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Greenfeld manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Greenfeld tries for a takedown but Kahale circles away easily
and Kahale counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Some wild striking there from Kahale.
Kahale tries to clinch there but Greenfeld circles away.
Greenfeld seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Greenfeld takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Greenfeld misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jeremiah Greenfeld. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Kahale tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Greenfeld paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Kahale displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Greenfeld.
Kahale 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.
Kahale is looking to clinch but Greenfeld is avoiding it.
Greenfeld shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Kahale counters with a straight right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kahale throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.

Greenfeld has closed the distance and engaged Kahale in a clinch.
Kahale is trying to maintain a safe position but Greenfeld gets an underhook and turns Kahale into the cage.
Greenfeld drops down looking for an ankle pick but Kahale pulls his leg out and moves away.
Kahale lands a jab to the nose.
Kahale tries to clinch but Greenfeld moves out of range.
Kahale's jab looks to have found its range, popping Greenfeld under the eye.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kahale throws a one two combo.
Kahale stuffs the takedown.
Kahale tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Greenfeld manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Kahale misses with the combination.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kahale defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Greenfeld.
Kahale has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Greenfeld shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Greenfeld keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Decent striking displayed by Kahale there.
Kahale tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Greenfeld manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Kahale tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Greenfeld tries to counter with a takedown but Kahale is quick to defend against it.

Greenfeld darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Greenfeld wants to advance to full mount but Kahale doesn't think that's going to happen and regains full guard instead.
Jeremiah Greenfeld overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Greenfeld controlling from the top position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Kahale is looking for a triangle but Greenfeld pushes his legs off easily.

Kahale looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Greenfeld passes into side control.
Kahale tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Kahale managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Greenfeld.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Greenfeld decides to stand back up. Greenfeld steps back and let's Kahale get back to his feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Koi Kahale showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!



Greenfeld closes the distance and clinches.
Kahale wants to break the clinch but can't.
Greenfeld drops down looking for an ankle pick but Kahale pulls his leg out and moves away.
Kahale throws a one two combo.
Greenfeld shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Kahale as he avoids it easily.
Kahale showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Greenfeld.
Kahale swinging wildly here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kahale with a jab.

Greenfeld pushes Kahale up against the cage in a clinch.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kahale throws a jab but it's blocked by Greenfeld.
Kahale fails with an attempt to clinch.
Greenfeld on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Kahale is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Kahale swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Greenfeld cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kahale tests Greenfeld's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Greenfeld shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Kahale pinned against the cage. Kahale gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jeremiah Greenfeld. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Greenfeld instigates a clinch.
Kahale looking to stall.
Kahale is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Greenfeld is keeping busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Greenfeld jumps guard but Kahale turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.

Greenfeld decides to pull guard.
Kahale trying to control but Greenfeld is working from the bottom.
Greenfeld is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kahale trying to control but Greenfeld is working from the bottom.
Kahale pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Greenfeld is keeping the position for now.
Greenfeld is trying to control the position from the bottom.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.
Kahale trying to control but Greenfeld is working from the bottom.

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

Greenfeld drives through and clinches with Kahale against the cage.
Greenfeld prevents a body shot from Kahale.
Kahale trying to stall but Greenfeld improves his position.

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.
Kahale misses with the head strike.
Kahale tries to break the clinch but Greenfeld is controlling the position.
Kahale looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.

Greenfeld manages to break the clinch.
Greenfeld tries for a takedown but Kahale circles away easily
and Kahale counters with a nice uppercut.
Danga de danga de dang - Kahale scores with a four punch combination!
Greenfeld is trying hard to land a takedown here. Kahale sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Kahale lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Greenfeld at a distance.
Kahale clobbers Greenfeld with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Kahale throws a left and a right that both miss

and Greenfeld counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Kahale is trying to break the clinch but Greenfeld has him pressed against the cage.
Kahale doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kahale is trying to break the clinch but Greenfeld has him pressed against the cage.

And that's the end of the fight!
Koi Kahale comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Kahale has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Frank Dennis scores the fight 28:29
Judge Tiny Johnson scores the fight 28:29
Judge Stewart Dunkirk scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Koi Kahale!
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RATING
38%

 

Event: HFC 9 -Tonissaar vs Rocca     
Date:   Mar 14, 2020

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Henri Kirchen (ranked 2620 p4p, 254 weight class) and Keon Douglas (ranked 1679 p4p, 172 weight class). The crowd seem to be enjoying Douglas's choice of entrance music: Gangsters Paradise. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

192 cm
20
237 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
193 cm
25
265 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Counter fighter
Cardio machine
Decent wrestler
Decent boxing
Granite chin

SynCity Fightwear
Hot Spunk

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Henri Kirchen!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Keon Douglas!
The judges for this bout are Gregory Folan, Trevor Gratis and Yves DeLean.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Douglas throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Kirchen.
Douglas takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Kirchen throws a leg kick but Douglas moved away.
Kirchen tries a low kick but Douglas avoids it.

Kirchen looking for a takedown here - he's got it.

Douglas working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Kirchen doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Kirchen manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Douglas avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Douglas being controlled here, momentarily.
Douglas working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Kirchen.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Douglas controls Kirchen momentarily but Kirchen frees himself.

Douglas is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Kirchen defends well.
Kirchen works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Kirchen is trying to control the action in half guard but Douglas is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Douglas can do anything to dispel that myth.
Douglas wants to improve his position but Kirchen is controlling well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Kirchen throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Kirchen is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Douglas tries to control Kirchen's head but Kirchen 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! Douglas is tapping out! Lovely Jiu Jitsu there!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:20 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (armbar). Henri Kirchen!
Henri Kirchen made sure to give a little speech post fight, saying 'If you can't stand the heat, then stay away from the Kirchen!! '.
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RATING
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Event: APEX 10     
Date:   Mar 07, 2020

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Trey DeVell (ranked 4220 p4p, 356 weight class) and Kamenashi Razan (ranked 5750 p4p, 405 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

172 cm
23
150 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
175 cm
25
145 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Solid boxing
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Counter fighter
Determined

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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, Trey DeVell!
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 Hilo, Kamenashi Razan!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Colin Fotheringham and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Razan clinches up against the cage.
Razan lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of DeVell backwards.
Razan lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Razan prevents DeVell from breaking the clinch.
Razan keeps the fight in the clinch, despite DeVell's efforts to push away.
DeVell is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Razan is keeping busy.
DeVell wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Razan has him pressed against the cage.
Razan lands a hook that snaps the head of DeVell backwards.
Razan scores with a nice hook to the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Razan slowing the pace effectively.
DeVell takes a shot to the head.
Razan slows down the pace here.
Razan holding his opponent close, against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Razan lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
DeVell's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
DeVell has had enough of the clinch but Razan keeps him there for the moment.
DeVell's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Razan lands with a light punch inside.
DeVell blocks an uppercut.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
DeVell definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Come on Razan - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
The referee is keeping an eye on DeVell - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Razan working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Razan will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning DeVell up against the cage.
Razan lands with a right to the head.
Razan misses with a shot to the kidneys.
DeVell stalling in the clinch but Razan improves position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Razan has a couple of punches blocked by DeVell.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Razan works on DeVell's body with a couple of short punches.
A short uppercut from Razan.
DeVell letting Razan take a breather here.
DeVell being controlled against the cage.
The ref breaks the fighters up, due to lack of action by Kamenashi Razan.
Razan fakes high and swings low for a body shot but DeVell manages to avoid it.
As Razan looks to move away, DeVell throws a big counter combo but Razan just gets out of the way.

Razan closes the distance and pushes DeVell back into the cage.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Razan as DeVell tries to tie him up.
Razan lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of DeVell backwards.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Razan gets through DeVell's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Razan lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of DeVell backwards.
Razan effectively controlling the action here.
Razan stalling in the clinch.
DeVell is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Razan tries to throw a body punch but DeVell avoids it by throwing Razan back against the cage.
Razan lands a nice shot to the body.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Razan lands a right hand.
Razan letting DeVell take a breather here.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nice cross by Razan.
DeVell throws a series of punches but Razan moves out of range.
Kamenashi Razan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
DeVell throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Razan counters with a straight right hand.
Razan has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
DeVell throws a poor cross that misses
and Razan counters with a lovely straight right hand!
DeVell misses with a left hand
and Razan counters with a stiff right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
DeVell misses with an uppercut. Razan saw that one coming.
Razan staying out of range there.
Razan looks to throw the jab but DeVell is out of range.
It looked like DeVell wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Razan uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from DeVell.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jab by Razan.

Razan closes the distance and pushes DeVell back into the cage.
Razan has DeVell pressed against the cage.
DeVell is trying to push Razan away but Razan has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Razan in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Razan softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Razan throws a blind hook that connects with the side of DeVells head.
DeVell is trying to break the clinch but Razan has him pressed against the cage.
Razan lands with a light punch inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from Razan.
Razan manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Razan tries to work over DeVell's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Razan working aggressively here.
Razan stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Razan tries to work over DeVell's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Nice body punch from Razan.
Razan throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Razan has DeVell pressed against the cage, preventing DeVell from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Razan holding his opponent close, against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Razan leaning his opponent against the cage.
The crowd are getting on Razan's back here. They're not happy about his lack of aggression in the clinch.
DeVell is trying to break the clinch but Razan has him pressed against the cage.
Razan lands a nice shot to the body.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
The ref breaks the fighters up, due to lack of action by Kamenashi Razan.
DeVell rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
enabling Razan to counter with a crisp jab.
DeVell misses with a hook
and DeVell takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
DeVell lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Razan circles away quickly and effectively.
DeVell throws a right hand that misses
and Razan counters with a left to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
DeVell feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Razans jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Razan connects with a body shot.
DeVell misses with a hook.
Razan takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
DeVell misses with a double jab
and Razan counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
DeVell looks to land a combination. Razan sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
DeVell slips a jab and a cross from Razan.
It looked like DeVell was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Trey DeVell is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Razan lands with a hook. DeVell tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Kamenashi Razan seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Razan showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from DeVell.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kamenashi Razan showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Razan scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
DeVell uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
DeVell waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Razan.
DeVell misses with a series of wild punches.
Razan fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches DeVell on the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
DeVell takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
DeVell doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Razan keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Razan instigates a clinch.
Razan throws a blind hook that connects with the side of DeVells head.
Razan taking a breather.
Razan lands a hook to the side of the head.
Razan pushes DeVell back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Razan lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Razan lands a body shot in the clinch.
Razan stalling against the cage.
Razan content to slow the pace in the clinch.
A frustrated look appears on DeVell's face as he tries to break the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Razan tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Razan scores with a shoulder strike.
Razan lands with a short punch from the clinch.
DeVell looking to stall.
DeVell wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Razan digs a right hand into DeVell's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on DeVell's gas tank.
Razan is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Razan lands a right hand that snaps the head of DeVell backwards.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
DeVell taking a breather.
DeVell is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Razan is stalling here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Razan is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
The referee is keeping an eye on Razan - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Razan continues to stall. The referee tells him to work or he's going to break them up.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Razan.
DeVell is trying to push Razan away but Razan has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Razan keeps control of DeVell as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Razan misses with a hook to the ribs.
DeVell is trying to force a seperation but Razan has the dominant position.
DeVell looking to slow down the pace here.
Razan taking a breather.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Razan just leaning against DeVell, taking a breather.
The ref breaks the fighters up, due to lack of action by Kamenashi Razan.
DeVell throws a hook but Razan avoids it easily.
Razan tries to counter by closing the distance.
Kamenashi Razan is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
DeVell scores with a punch to the head.
Razan is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
DeVell lands a nice shot that snaps Razan's head back.

Razan clinches with his opponent.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
DeVell struggles to land a body shot inside as Razan controls his hands.
DeVell takes a shot to the head.
Trey DeVell has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
DeVell taking a breather.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge James Glass scores the fight 26:30
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 26:30
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 26:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kamenashi Razan!

Kamenashi Razan 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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RATING
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Event: Checkmate Contenders 1     
Date:   Mar 07, 2020

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Rocky Falcone (ranked 23954 p4p, 517 weight class) and Craig Jordan (ranked 4652 p4p, 420 weight class). Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

178 cm
23
163 lbs
3 - 4 - 0
180 cm
25
160 lbs
2 - 2 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Solid boxing
Granite chin
Decent wrestler
Brawler
Granite chin

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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, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Rocky Falcone!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Craig Jordan!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Albert Achterberg and Radbod Blank.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jordan stalks Falcone and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Falcone's face. Falcone staggers backwards, shaken.
Jordan shoots in for a takedown but Falcone shows good takedown defense.
Jordan falls off balance throwing a combination
and Falcone counters with a two punch combo.
Jordan closes the distance looking to clinch
and Falcone counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Nice takedown defense from Falcone. No joy for Jordan on that attempt.
Falcone was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jordan with a poor takedown
letting Falcone counter with a right hand.
Rocky Falcone has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Craig Jordan.
Jordan misses with a two punch combination.
Falcone was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Jordan swings widly with a right hand
and Falcone counters with a nice uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jordan throws a head kick but Falcone moves out of range.
It looked like Falcone was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Jordan tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Falcone swivels and escapes.
Jordan throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Falcone's waist but Falcone gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Jordan off to one side.
An attempted straight right counter from Falcone misses the target.
Jordan misses with a takedown
and Falcone counters with a left and a right that stings Jordan.
Jordan looks winded!
Jordan misses with a takedown attempt
letting Falcone counter with a right hand.
Craig Jordan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Falcone circles away from the clinch attempt
and Jordan takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jordan doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Falcone counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Jordan gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Jordan takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Jordan misses with a takedown attempt
and Falcone counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Jordan thinking.
Jordan looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Jordan fails with the takedown
letting Falcone counter with a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jordan closes the distance but Falcone moves to the side
and Falcone counters with a right hand to the body.
Jordan doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Falcone counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Jordan tries to clinch up
and Falcone counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Jordan tries for a takedown but Falcone circles away easily
letting Falcone counter with a right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jordan misses with a takedown attempt
and Falcone counters with a left to the body.
Jordan throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Falcone counters with a stiff right hand.
Jordan has a takedown stuffed.
Jordan misses with a jab to the body
and Falcone counters with a stiff right hand.
Jordan throws a left and a right that both miss
and Falcone counters with a nice uppercut.
Jordan has his takedown stuffed
and Falcone counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jordan misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Rocky Falcone dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Jordan misses with a takedown attempt
and Falcone counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Jordan misses with a takedown
and Falcone counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jordan is trying hard to land a takedown here. Falcone sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Rocky Falcone has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Craig Jordan.
Jordan dives in and grabs Falcone's left leg, looking for a takedown. Falcone pushes down on Jordan's head and hops out.
Falcone was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Jordan shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Falcone defends it nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jordan gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Falcone counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Jordan is breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jordan has his takedown stuffed
and Jordan takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Jordan tries for a takedown but Falcone circles away easily
and Falcone counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Craig Jordan is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Jordan throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
enabling Falcone to counter with a crisp jab.
Jordan has his takedown stuffed
and Falcone counters with a stiff right hand.
Jordan with a poor takedown
and Falcone counters with a straight right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jordan misses with a double jab
and Falcone counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Jordan shoots in but no luck this time.
Jordan misses with a body punch
and Falcone counters with a nice uppercut.
Jordan closes the distance but Falcone moves to the side
and Falcone counters with a nice uppercut.
Jordan shoots and misses
letting Falcone counter with a right hand.
Jordan has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jordan tries to score a power double leg takedown but Falcone sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Jordan somewhat.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jordan looks to clinch
and Falcone counters with a straight right hand.
Jordan with a poor takedown
letting Falcone counter with a right hand.
Jordan shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
letting Falcone counter with a right hand.
Nice sprawl there from Falcone as Jordan shoots in.
Jordan fails with the takedown
and Falcone counters with a stiff right hand.
Falcone is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Jordan misses with a takedown
and Falcone counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jordan swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Falcone makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Jordan might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Falcone has got the better of the exchanges.
Jordan shoots and misses
and Falcone counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Jordan tries for a takedown but Falcone circles away easily
and Falcone counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jordan doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Falcone counters with a two punch combo.
Jordan fails with the takedown
enabling Falcone to counter with a crisp jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jordan with a lazy takedown attempt
and Falcone counters with a three punch combo that has Jordan backing up. Jordan nods at Falcone to acknowledge the strikes.
Jordan tries to close the distance and clinch up but Falcone swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Falcone throws a big counter combination but Jordan scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Jordan is trying hard to land a takedown here. Falcone sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Jordan gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Falcone makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Rocky Falcone has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Craig Jordan.
Falcone leaves Jordan with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
It looked like Falcone was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jordan with a poor takedown
and Falcone counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Jordan gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Falcone counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Jordan takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Falcone displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Jordan.
Falcone is looking for a counter combo.
Jordan misses with a takedown
and Falcone counters with a stiff right hand.
Jordan with a lazy takedown attempt
and Falcone connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jordan shoots and misses
and Falcone counters with a one-two to the body.
Jordan tries for a takedown but Falcone circles away easily
and Falcone counters with a nice body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jordan has his takedown stuffed
and Jordan takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Jordan tries for a takedown but Falcone circles away easily
enabling Falcone to counter with a crisp jab.
Jordan with a poor takedown
and Falcone counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Jordan tries to score a power double leg takedown but Falcone sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Jordan somewhat.
Jordan misses with a takedown attempt
and Falcone counters with a straight punch to the midsection.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jordan with a poor takedown
and Falcone counters with a stiff right hand.
Jordan has his takedown stuffed
and Falcone connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jordan with a poor takedown
and Falcone counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Jordan fails with the takedown
letting Falcone counter with a right hand.
Jordan misses with a takedown
and Falcone counters with a straight punch to the midsection.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jordan gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Falcone counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Jordan shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Jordan with a poor takedown
and Falcone counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Jordan with a poor takedown
and Jordan takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jordan fails with the takedown
and Falcone counters with a stiff right hand.
Jordan closes the distance and clinches up with Falcone, looking for a takedown. Jordan pushes Falcone against the cage but Falcone circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Craig Jordan has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Jordan misses with a takedown
and Falcone counters with a stiff right hand.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 30:25
Judge Albert Achterberg scores the fight 30:25
Judge Radbod Blank scores the fight 30:25

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Rocky Falcone!
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hype
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pop
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RATING
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Event: Checkmate Contenders 1     
Date:   Mar 07, 2020

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Eli Dorado (ranked 6479 p4p, 522 weight class) and Jorge Adesanya (ranked 6566 p4p, 527 weight class). Adesanya has chosen Scarface intro Theme as his entrance music. Jorge Adesanya is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

182 cm
23
182 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
193 cm
26
183 lbs
0 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Very strong
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Intelligent

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Eli Dorado!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Jorge Adesanya!
The judges for this bout are Radbod Blank, Paul Aken and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dorado takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

Dorado throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Adesanya tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Dorado is in Adesanya's guard.
Dorado has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.

Adesanya working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Dorado doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Dorado manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Dorado knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Adesanya on the ground.

Adesanya working for a triangle but Dorado defends it easily.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Dorado looking to pass the guard.
Dorado controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Adesanya is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Dorado defends well.
Dorado's corner is telling him to maintain position.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Adesanya had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Dorado defends it easily.
Dorado keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Adesanya's head.

Adesanya throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Dorado trying to control but Adesanya is working from the bottom.

Adesanya is active off his back here, looking for submissions.

Dorado got a little sloppy there for a moment and Adesanya has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Dorado has managed to get both his arms back between Adesanya's legs - danger averted.
Dorado seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
Adesanya keeping moving, preventing Dorado from controlling successfully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Adesanya working for a triangle but Dorado defends it easily.
Our spies down at at 3Band MMA ($800/week) inform us that Adesanya has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?

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

Adesanya is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Dorado defends well.
Dorado throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Adesanya works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Adesanya trying to keep a closed guard but Dorado is proving a slippery customer.

Dorado got a little sloppy there for a moment and Adesanya has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Dorado has managed to get both his arms back between Adesanya's legs - danger averted.
Dorado might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Dorado wants to control from the top but Adesanya keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Dorado got a little sloppy there for a moment and Adesanya has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Dorado has managed to get both his arms back between Adesanya's legs - danger averted.
Dorado trying to control the position from guard on top but Adesanya is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Adesanya is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Dorado wants to control from the top but Adesanya keeps moving.

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

Adesanya is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Dorado sitting in guard, not really doing much.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Adesanya looking to try and escape his hips here, looking for a submission. It looks like he's going for a triangle but Dorado is defending well. Adesanya quickly switches to an armbar and extends the arm! Dorado has no choice but to tap, to a very quick submission! Wow, that was lightning fast! Adesanya celebrates on the cage, with the crowd.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:24 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Jorge Adesanya!
A very excited looking Jorge Adesanya made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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Event: RRFC Challengers 29     
Date:   Mar 04, 2020

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Humphrey Wellington (ranked 2371 p4p, 278 weight class) and Sandro Dos Souza (ranked 4980 p4p, 450 weight class). Sandro Dos Souza has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Humphrey Wellington's chin.

225 cm
21
193 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
190 cm
25
193 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Good knees
Cardio machine
BJJ Brown Belt
Basic striking
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Humphrey Wellington!
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 Rio de Janeiro, Sandro Dos Souza!
The judges for this bout are Matheus Silva, Daniel Cesar and Leandro Rodrigues.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dos Souza fails with the takedown.
Dos Souza tries to clinch but Wellington moves out of range.
No joy there for Dos Souza, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Wellington just misses with a punch to the body.
Dos Souza looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Wellington misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Dos Souza.
Dos Souza misses with an uppercut
and Wellington counters with a nice body kick.
Dos Souza with a jab.
Dos Souza looks to land a right hand but Wellington moved out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wellington thows a body kick. Dos Souza tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Dos Souza tries to close the distance and clinch up but Wellington swats him away and circles back towards the center.
And Wellington counters with a quick kick to the body but Dos Souza blocks it.
Dos Souza tries to clinch up but Wellington circles away and keeps his distance.
Dos Souza moves in looking to clinch but Wellington pushes him off.
Dos Souza wants to clinch up but Wellington keeps it at a distance.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dos Souza shoots in looking for a takedown. Wellington tries to sprawl out of it but Dos Souza keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Wellington manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Dos Souza misses with a takedown attempt - Wellington sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Humphrey Wellington has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sandro Dos Souza.
A nice leg kick lands there from Wellington.
Horrible takedown attempt by Dos Souza or perhaps it was just good defense by Wellington, which made it look bad.
Wellington throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Wellington swats away the attempt to clinch by Dos Souza.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wellington fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Dos Souza has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Wellington lands a nice hook to Dos Souza's body. Dos Souza takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Dos Souza takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Wellington misses the shot to the body.
Wellington scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Dos Souza is defended easily by Wellington.
Dos Souza takes a jab right on the kisser.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dos Souza 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.
Good leg kick by Wellington there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
That kick from Wellington tenderised Dos Souza's leg. Dos Souza is trying to keep his angry face on.
Dos Souza keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Wellington fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
A nice leg kick lands there from Wellington.
We've been informed that Dos Souza has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.
Wellington circles away from the clinch attempt.
Wellington really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Wellington dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Dos Souza. That did some damage!
Dos Souza 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.
Good leg kick by Wellington there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Wellington fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Wellington is looking to wear down Dos Souza with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Dos Souza shoots in for a takedown but Wellington shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Wellington is looking to counter with a body kick.
Wellington slips a jab and a cross from Dos Souza.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dos Souza steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Wellington. That one must have hurt.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Dos Souza shoots in and drives through. Wellington sprawls well.
Dos Souza tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Wellington manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Wellington lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Dos Souza shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Wellington as he jumps to the side.
Wellington with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Dos Souza to score with a decent uppercut.
Sandro Dos Souza seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Wellington throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Dos Souza! But no joy.
Dos Souza moves in looking to clinch but Wellington pushes him off.
Dos Souza throws a combination that misses
and Wellington cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Dos Souza doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Wellington counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Humphrey Wellington dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Dos Souza misses with a takedown
and Wellington makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Dos Souza might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Wellington has got the better of the exchanges.
Wellington staying out of range there.
Wellington appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Wellington thumps Dos Souza with a low kick.
Dos Souza throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Wellington's waist but Wellington gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Dos Souza off to one side.
Wellington is looking to counter with a body kick.
Dos Souza takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Wellington moves out of range as Dos Souza strikes.
Dos Souza has his takedown stuffed
letting Wellington counter with a right hand.
Humphrey Wellington has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sandro Dos Souza.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dos Souza is looking to clinch.
Dos Souza fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Wellington bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Dos Souza is breathing heavily.
Wellington throws a head kick that looked like it stung.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A combination from Dos Souza does no damage.
Wellington lands a slapping body shot.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Wellington.
Wellington throws a quick inside leg kick.
Wellington lands with a nice body kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Wellington. That's going to slow Dos Souza down.
Wellington pushes Dos Souza away with a front kick.
Wellington throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Wellington lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Crunch! Wellington slams his shin into Dos Souza's torso.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Wellington connects with a leg kick. Dos Souza looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Wellington lands a nice looking body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dos Souza takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Wellington is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Dos Souza can do to turn this around?
Dos Souza misses with an uppercut
and Wellington counters with a nice leg kick.
Humphrey Wellington is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Dos Souza shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Wellington pulls Dos Souza in to control the position.
Dos Souza stopping the sweep attempt from Wellington.
Wellington pulls Dos Souza in close to prevent any damage.
Dos Souza trying to control the position from guard on top but Wellington is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dos Souza stopping the sweep attempt from Wellington.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Wellington lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Wellington showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Dos Souza looking to hit a scissor sweep but Wellington is one step ahead there.
Wellington looks to be in better condition than last time we saw him fight. Obviously he's been working hard on his cardio.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wellington lands with a nice body punch.
Dos Souza throws a right hand that misses
and Wellington counters with a nice low kick that buckles Dos Souza's knee momentarily.
Wellington keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Dos Souza.
Dos Souza fails in his attempt to clinch.
Wellington thinks about countering with a body kick.
Nice body punch from Wellington.
Dos Souza throws a poor cross that misses
and Wellington counters with a body kick.
Dos Souza wants to clinch up but Wellington keeps it at a distance.
No luck for Dos Souza with that takedown attempt.
Wellington looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Dos Souza's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Wellington lets loose with a powerful body kick. Dos Souza will feel that in the morning.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Wellington feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Dos Souza's calf.
Wellington dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Dos Souza has a takedown stuffed.
Dos Souza throws out a loose jab but Wellington uses good head movement to avoid it.
Wellington thuds his shin into the meat of Dos Souza's side.
Dos Souza misses with a left hand
and Wellington makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Dos Souza keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A good leg kick by Wellington.
Wellington turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Dos Souza throws a poor cross that misses
and Wellington counters with a thumping low kick.
Dos Souza takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Dos Souza misses with a straight right.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wellington connects with a body shot that sends Dos Souza's belly button to the back.
Dos Souza might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Wellington lands a nice looking body kick.
Wellington delivers a nice body kick.
Dos Souza with a poor takedown
and Wellington counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Dos Souza thinking.
Wellington lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Wellington lands a nice looking kick to the body. Dos Souza takes a step back to recover.
Wellington lands a nice leg kick that just misses Dos Souza's sensitive parts.
Wellington throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Dos Souza stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Dos Souza fails with the takedown.
It appears Wellington was looking to counter with a kick there.
Humphrey Wellington has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sandro Dos Souza.
Wellington lands with a thumping leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wellington lands a body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Wellington misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Dos Souza.
Wellington lands with a shot to the body.
Wellington throws a front kick that sends Dos Souza stumbling back into the cage.
A chopping leg kick lands by Wellington.
Dos Souza throws a nice looking combination but Wellington bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
And Wellington counters with a quick kick to the body but Dos Souza blocks it.
Dos Souza's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Wellington connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Dos Souza scrambles back to his feet.
Wellington lands with a kick to the ribs.
Dos Souza takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Wellington throws a body shot but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dos Souza tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Wellington.
Dos Souza takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Dos Souza on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Wellington throws a nice head kick!
Wellington lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Wellington throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Dos Souza shoots in for a takedown but Wellington shows good takedown defense.
Wellington lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Dos Souza throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Dos Souza shoots in looking for a takedown but Wellington manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Dos Souza's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Dos Souza takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Wellington thumps Dos Souza with a low kick.
Wellington connects with a high kick.
Dos Souza waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Wellington.
Wellington lands a nice hook to Dos Souza's body. Dos Souza takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Wellington throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Dos Souza takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Dos Souza misses with a wild combination.
And Wellington counters with a quick kick to the body but Dos Souza blocks it.
Good leg kick by Wellington there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Sandro Dos Souza has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Wellington lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Matheus Silva scores the fight 30:26
Judge Daniel Cesar scores the fight 30:26
Judge Leandro Rodrigues scores the fight 30:26

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Humphrey Wellington!

Humphrey Wellington 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: RRFC Fight Night 25     
Date:   Mar 01, 2020

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Victor Silva (ranked 6092 p4p, 518 weight class) and Awobe Mufasa (ranked 6662 p4p, 543 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Silva might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Light it up. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

181 cm
19
170 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
178 cm
23
182 lbs
0 - 2 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Brawler
Self confident
BJJ White Belt
Good kicks
Very confident

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Victor Silva!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Awobe Mufasa!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, William Peck and Yves DeLean.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Silva fails in his attempt to clinch.
Silva throws a series of strikes that have Mufasa backpedaling.
Mufasa lands a high kick!
Silva misses with a hook.
Mufasa showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Silva.
Silva is looking to clinch but Mufasa is avoiding it.
Silva fails with an attempt to clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Silva tries to land a front kick but Mufasa steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Despite the aggression on Mufasa's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Silva throws a right hand that misses
enabling Mufasa to counter with a crisp jab.
Silva throws a series of punches but Mufasa moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mufasa avoids a kick to the body.
Mufasa is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Silva throws a lazy head kick
and Mufasa counters with a series of strikes. Silva will be more careful next time no doubt.
Silva tries to bum rush Mufasa with a series of wild strikes but Mufasa uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Silva looks to land a combination but Mufasa avoids it well.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Mufasa! But no joy.
Nice body kick from Mufasa.

Silva moves into the clinch.
Silva definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Silva jumps guard but Mufasa stands there with Silva around his waist. Silva gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
The referee is keeping an eye on Silva - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Mufasa stalling in the clinch but Silva improves position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Mufasa breaks from the clinch.
Silva is looking to chop away at Mufasa's legs.
Silva tries to close the distance and clinch up but Mufasa swats him away and circles back towards the center.
A punch combination from Silva misses.
Silva misses with a left hand
and Mufasa counters with a straight right hand.
Silva looks to land a right hand but Mufasa moved out of range.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Silva wants to clinch
and Mufasa counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Silva clobbers Mufasa with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Silva drops Mufasa with a beautiful combination! Mufasa stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Silva is looking for the KO!

Mufasa is rocked!

It looks like Awobe Mufasa has been cut.
Silva ducks down and throws a big overhand right - it lands flush on the jaw, knocking Mufasa out cold! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:12 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Victor Silva!
Post fight, Victor Silva took to the microphone: 'This is Brazil!'.
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Event: APEX 9 - Tun Vs. Sheeran     
Date:   Feb 29, 2020

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Jt Tun (ranked 2796 p4p, 151 weight class) and Ben Sheeran (ranked 3140 p4p, 165 weight class). Ben Sheeran is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

160 cm
25
140 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
170 cm
23
143 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Very quick
BJJ Purple Belt
Counter fighter
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Jt Tun!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Ben Sheeran!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, William Gold and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sheeran walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Tun smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Sheeran throws a jab when Tun was well out of range.
Sheeran takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Sheeran lands a head shot.
Tun works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Sheeran.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sheeran misses with an uppercut
and Tun counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Sheeran fails with the takedown.
Tun appears to be looking for a big counter.
Tun misses with a body shot.
Jt Tun is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sheeran doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tun misses with a wild combination.
Sheeran looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Sheeran takes one to the chin there.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Tun enables Sheeran to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Tun manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
Sheeran trying to control but Tun is working from the bottom.
Tun avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Sheeran trying to control the position from guard on top but Tun is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sheeran with a flurry of punches that miss.
Sheeran missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Sheeran trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Tun preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Sheeran stays in close to Tun's body and controls the position.
Sheeran working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Sheeran trying to control but Tun is working from the bottom.
Sheeran controls from within his opponent's guard.
Sheeran trying to control but Tun is working from the bottom.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sheeran takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Tun lands a nice looking body shot.
Sheeran uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tun.
Tun throws a right and a left that Sheeran avoids nicely.
Sheeran gets cracked there but stands up to it.

Sheeran closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Tun's guard.
Sheeran sitting in guard, not really doing much.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tun avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Sheeran slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Sheeran pushes down on Tun's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Tun knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Sheeran on the ground.
Sheeran wants to free his trapped foot but Tun is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Sheeran passes the guard and advances to mount!
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 Jt Tun will probably get the nod.
That's time! Tun's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Tun misses with a wild combination.
Tun with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Tun bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tun circles away from the clinch attempt
and Tun counters with a straight right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tun lands with an uppercut that bounces Sheeran off the cage and back into range.
The fighters circle momentarily. Tun darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sheeran swings widly with a right hand
and Tun counters with a straight right hand.
Sheeran shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
A telegraphed right hand from Sheeran misses the target.
Sheeran misses with a hook
and Tun counters with a lovely straight right hand!

Sheeran looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Tun!

Tun throws his opponent off and manages to get back to his feet! Nicely done!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A punch lands to the side of Sheeran 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Tun slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tun tests Sheeran's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Sheeran misses with a takedown
and Tun counters with a straight right hand.
Sheeran shoots and misses
and Tun counters with a nice body shot.
Jt Tun has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ben Sheeran.
Tun tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sheeran was well out of range. Poor timing from Tun.
Sheeran drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tun defends it well.
Tun is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Sheeran can do to turn this around?
Sheeran goes for a double leg but Tun avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Tun continues to drive forward.
Tun swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Sheeran shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Tun defends it nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sheeran tries to clinch but Tun moves away
letting Tun counter with a right hand.
Sheeran fails with a takedown attempt.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Sheeran fails to pull guard.
Tun can't find room to land a body shot as Sheeran controls the action.
Sheeran is trying to pull guard but Tun turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Sheeran is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Tun pulls him back up using the underhooks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sheeran fails to pull guard.
Sheeran drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Tun controlling the action here for a moment.
Sheeran drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Tun pushes Sheeran back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Sheeran drives through and clinches with Tun against the cage.
Tun is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Tun lands an uppercut.
Sheeran wants to take the fight to the mat but Tun manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Sheeran blocks an uppercut.
A nice left hand lands by Tun.
Tun lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Tun throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sheeran takes a shot to the head.
Tun gets underhooks to prevent Sheeran's takedown attempt.
Jt Tun has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ben Sheeran.
Sheeran jumps guard but Tun turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sheeran drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Tun gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Sheeran has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Tun seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Sheeran can turn it around.
Sheeran letting Tun take a breather here.
Tun lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Tun gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Sheeran.
Tun lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Sheeran or not.

Sheeran pulls Tun into guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sheeran wants to sweep but no luck.

Sheeran had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Tun defends it easily.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Sheeran working a defensive guard here.
Sheeran looking for a sweep. Not yet Sheeran, not yet.

Sheeran is looking for a triangle but Tun pushes his legs off easily.
Sheeran looking to hit a scissor sweep but Tun is one step ahead there.
Tun slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tun stopping the sweep attempt from Sheeran.

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

Sheeran is active off his back here, looking for submissions.

Sheeran throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

Sheeran has his foot on Tun's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Tun works his way back into a safe position though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Sheeran has his foot on Tun's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Tun works his way back into a safe position though.
Sheeran has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

Sheeran looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.

Sheeran is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Tun defends well.
Sheeran takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

Sheeran working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Tun has passed into half guard!
Tun controlling the action here.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Sheeran wants to control but Tun is keeping busy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Jt Tun did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Decent striking displayed by Sheeran there.
Sheeran shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Tun counters with a nice uppercut.
Tun connects with a body shot that sends Sheeran's belly button to the back.
Tun takes a swing at Sheeran's ribcage but misses.
Tun misses the shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tun jabs Sheeran to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Horrible takedown attempt by Sheeran or perhaps it was just good defense by Tun, which made it look bad.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tun dips to his left and cracks Sheeran with an uppercut!
A looping hook to the body misses from Tun. Sheeran does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sheeran changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Sheeran gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Tun counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Jt Tun has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ben Sheeran.
Sheeran tries for a takedown but Tun sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Tun slips a straight right by Sheeran.
Tun scores with a hook to the body. Sheeran takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Sheeran keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jt Tun seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice straight punches there by Tun. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Tun.
Sheeran doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Tun counters with a nice body shot.
Sheeran connects with a right hand. Tun shakes it off.
Tun misses with a wild body shot.
Sheeran shoots in looking for a takedown. Tun tries to sprawl out of it but Sheeran keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Tun manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Tun scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tun tries to clinch there but Sheeran circles away.
Sheeran changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Danga de danga de dang - Tun scores with a four punch combination!
Tun throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Sheeran on the side of the head.
Tun connects with a looping right hand.
Tun lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Tun misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sheeran.
Sheeran takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sheeran takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Tun fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Tun lands a jab-cross combination.
Sheeran has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tun lands a jab to the head.
Tun lands with a cross.
Tun displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sheeran throws out the jab.
A left lands for Tun.
Tun ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jt Tun had his way with Ben Sheeran in that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Sheeran shoots for a double leg takedown but Tun sprawls well. He's pushed Sheeran's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Tun wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Sheeran takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Sheeran gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Sheeran fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Tun avoids it really well and circles away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
No luck for Sheeran with that takedown attempt.
Tun was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Jt Tun has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ben Sheeran.

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

Sheeran closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Tun quickly recovers to half guard.

Tun has one foot on Sheeran's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.

Sheeran fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Tun sprawls well initially but Sheeran persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sheeran slows the pace down in half guard.
Sheeran looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Sheeran wants to control but Tun is keeping him busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tun is controlling Sheeran's trapped leg to prevent Sheeran from advancing to side control.
Sheeran wants to take a breather but Tun is having none of it.
Tun avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Sheeran.
Sheeran wants to pass the guard but Tun is defending well.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Ben Sheeran has got the better of the ground game so far.
Sheeran is trying to control the action in half guard but Tun is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Tun works the jab nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tun misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sheeran.
Sheeran is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.

Sheeran clinches up with Tun and pushes him back against the cage.
Tun lands with a left to the head.
Tun misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tun misses with some punches.
Jt Tun is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Sheeran is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Tun is defending well.
Tun is pressed up against the cage. Sheeran has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Tun down to the mat. Tun avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Tun cracks Sheeran with a good jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tun clobbers Sheeran with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Jt Tun is winning the standup battle so far.
Tun slaps away a takedown attempt from Sheeran, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Tun catches Sheeran with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Sheeran misses with a left hand
and Tun counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Tun throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Sheeran stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Sheeran takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Ben Sheeran has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Tun lands with a nice body punch.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge James Glass scores the fight 50:45
Judge William Gold scores the fight 50:45
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jt Tun!

Jt Tun is the new bantamweight champion!
Jt Tun thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
44%

 

Event: Checkmate Fight Night 4     
Date:   Feb 23, 2020

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hernesto St Juste (ranked 4308 p4p, 436 weight class) and Willy Graham (ranked 6367 p4p, 529 weight class). This should be fireworks!

190 cm
23
210 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
194 cm
25
205 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Basic striking
Self confident
Good wrestler
Counter fighter
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Hernesto St Juste!
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 Las Vegas, Willy Graham!
The judges for this bout are Saam Ante, Paulsen Ambrosius and Nard Betker.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Graham takes a swing at St Juste's ribcage but misses.
St Juste tries to clinch but fails miserably

and Graham counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
St Juste bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Graham's guard.

St Juste wants to control from the top but Graham keeps moving.
St Juste with a nice head shot there.
Graham manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. St Juste manages to get himself to full guard.

We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Graham with a nice head shot there.
Graham trying to control the position from guard on top but St Juste is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Graham seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
St Juste keeping full guard, as Graham tries to pass.
St Juste pulls Graham in to control the position.
Graham postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
St Juste keeping full guard, as Graham tries to pass.
Graham loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Graham throwing strikes from guard but St Juste blocks nicely.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
St Juste is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Graham is controlling him.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Graham sitting in guard here, content to control.
Graham is fighting to break St Juste's control of his arms but St Juste is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
St Juste is trying to control the position but Graham postures up.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Graham stuffs the takedown.
Graham feints the counter takedown.
St Juste darts in looking for a takedown but Graham gets double underhooks and turns St Juste into the ropes.
Graham keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Hernesto St Juste. That's going to take a lot out of him.

St Juste throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Graham was covering up waiting for the punch and St Juste finishes the takedown easily into guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
St Juste stopping the sweep attempt from Graham.
Graham has control of St Juste's left arm, preventing St Juste from doing any damage.
St Juste throws an elbow that misses. Graham uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in St Juste's guard. Nice move by Graham!

Graham throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as St Juste works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Graham showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Graham looking to pass the guard.
St Juste is trying to hold Graham in close to prevent damage but Graham has managed to pass into half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Graham wants to free his trapped foot but St Juste is holding on for dear life with his legs.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
St Juste trying to control but Graham postures up.
St Juste blocking the ground and pound attempt from Graham.
Graham takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.
Graham not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
St Juste is trying to get back to full guard.
Graham with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


St Juste tries for a takedown but Graham sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Graham let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.

Graham gets a clinch.
St Juste looks to be in better condition than last time we saw him fight. Obviously he's been working hard on his cardio.
Graham misses with a short punch on the inside.
Graham stalling in the clinch but St Juste improves position.
Graham blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Graham has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Graham gets underhooks to prevent St Juste's takedown attempt.
St Juste is looking for a takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Hernesto St Juste. That's going to take a lot out of him.
St Juste looking to slow down the pace here.
Graham tries to land knees in the clinch but St Juste avoids the damage to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Graham's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
St Juste goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
St Juste tries to land knees in the clinch but Graham avoids the damage to the body.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Graham as St Juste tries to tie him up.
Graham just leaning against St Juste, taking a breather.
Graham is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Graham avoiding damage as St Juste throws knees to the body.
Graham stalling in the clinch but St Juste improves position.
Graham is struggling to control the position.

St Juste is fighting off a takedown attempt but Graham is just too persistent for him and manages to trip St Juste to the mat. St Juste regains guard as soon as the fighters hit the mat.
St Juste working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Graham.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Graham slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Graham trying to control but St Juste is working from the bottom.
Graham sitting in guard here, content to control.
Graham trying to control the position from guard on top but St Juste is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
St Juste working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Graham.
St Juste trying to control the position.
Graham is fighting to break St Juste's control of his arms but St Juste is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
St Juste misses with a takedown attempt - Graham sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Graham has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
St Juste fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Graham looks to score with a jab to the body but St Juste is just out of range.
St Juste throws a leg kick that is checked

and Graham counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
St Juste blocks a body shot from Graham.
St Juste is struggling to control the position.
Graham misses with a shot to the kidneys.
St Juste has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Graham after a bit of a struggle.

Graham gets the body lock takedown. After a quick scramble, St Juste regains guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Graham works over St Juste with some ground and pound from guard.
Graham controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Graham landing some decent shots from guard.
St Juste controls Graham momentarily but Graham frees himself.
Graham showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Graham with a nice head shot there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Willy Graham showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Graham stuffs the takedown attempt from St Juste. St Juste gets slowly back to his feet.
St Juste tries to close the distance and clinch up but Graham swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Graham was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
St Juste wants to clinch up but Graham keeps it at a distance.
Graham drops down looking to force a counter takedown but St Juste defends it well.
St Juste throws a shot from downtown. Graham moves away and avoids it.
Graham misses with a low kick as St Juste jumps back.
St Juste fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
And Graham tries to counter it with a takedown but St Juste pushes his down on his head and steps out.
St Juste shoots in looking for a takedown. Graham tries to sprawl out of it but St Juste keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the ropes. Graham manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Hernesto St Juste. That's going to take a lot out of him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
St Juste tries for a takedown but Graham sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Graham stuffs the takedown.

That's one minute gone in the round.
St Juste tries to clinch there but Graham circles away.
Graham misses with a straight right.
St Juste is looking to counter the offense by Graham and move into the clinch.
Graham misses with a wild body shot.
St Juste checks the leg kick nicely there.
Horrible takedown attempt by St Juste or perhaps it was just good defense by Graham, which made it look bad.
St Juste tries to score a power double leg takedown but Graham sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten St Juste somewhat.
And Graham tries to counter it with a takedown but St Juste pushes his down on his head and steps out.

St Juste shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. St Juste showed some decent athleticism there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
St Juste thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
St Juste thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
The fighters are battling for position here. Graham manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Graham looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
St Juste trying to move into half guard but instead Graham has managed to sweep!

Graham trying to control but St Juste is working from the bottom.
Graham cracks St Juste with a solid left hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Graham lands a couple of elbows.
Graham scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
St Juste keeping moving, preventing Graham from controlling successfully.
Graham slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Graham throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Graham wants to control from the top but St Juste keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
St Juste trying to control the position.
Graham wants to control from the top but St Juste keeps moving.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Willy Graham is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
The fight stays on the outside here - St Juste looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Graham is looking to score with low kicks.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
St Juste gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily

and Graham counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Hernesto St Juste has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Graham seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Saam Ante scores the fight 27:30
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 27:30
Judge Nard Betker scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Willy Graham!
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
27%

 

Event: HFC 4 - O Donnelly vs Barbosa     
Date:   Feb 23, 2020

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Fits Miz (ranked 3172 p4p, 291 weight class) and Keon Douglas (ranked 2226 p4p, 216 weight class). Douglas comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Gangsters Paradise kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

195 cm
26
225 lbs
5 - 3 - 1
193 cm
25
265 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter fighter
Experienced
Decent wrestler
Decent boxing
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Fits Miz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Keon Douglas!
The judges for this bout are Yves DeLean, Trevor Gratis and Elvis Blanc.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Douglas just misses with a punch to the body.
Miz attempts a counter takedown but Douglas avoids it well and moves away.
Keon Douglas seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Douglas misses the shot to the body.
Miz walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

It looks like Fits Miz has been cut.
Miz tries to clinch up but Douglas circles away and keeps his distance.
Douglas throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Miz drops down looking for a counter takedown but Douglas sprawls and moves away.
Douglas changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Douglas circles and sees the opportunity to plant his feet and throw a really nice straight left hand that drops Miz to the canvas! Miz doesn't know where he is but he's trying to survive - Douglas keeps piling on the pressure and forces the referee to step in! This one is aaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:38 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Keon Douglas!
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
81%

 

Event: APEX 8     
Date:   Feb 22, 2020

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Trey DeVell (ranked 4407 p4p, 369 weight class) and Big Daddy Cool (ranked 24170 p4p, 460 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

172 cm
23
150 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
179 cm
18
149 lbs
0 - 3 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Solid boxing
Granite chin
Decent wrestler
Brawler
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Trey DeVell!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Big Daddy Cool!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Andrew Berry and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cool gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and DeVell counters with a stiff right hand.
DeVell scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Cool is defended easily by DeVell.
DeVell moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cool takes one to the chin there.
DeVell scores with a jab to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
DeVell lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Cool backs up against the cage.
DeVell throws a one two combo.

Cool closes the distance and clinches.
Cool is working for takedown but DeVell is calmly controlling the position for now.
Trey DeVell has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Big Daddy Cool.
DeVell prevents a takedown attempt there.
Cool is looking for a takedown up against the cage. DeVell gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
A shot in the inside from Cool.
Cool tries to score a body lock takedown but DeVell shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
DeVell is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
DeVell can't seem to implement his control oriented gameplan at the moment. That's no bad thing of course, for those of us who want to see a good fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
DeVell wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Cool has him pressed against the cage.
Stalling in the clinch from Cool.

Cool gets a trip takedown into half guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nice strikes from Cool there.
DeVell is controlling Cool's trapped leg to prevent Cool from advancing to side control.
DeVell is trying to get back to full guard.
DeVell knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Cool on the ground.
Cool trying to control the action but DeVell is working from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
DeVell is positioning himself well to prevent Cool advancing to mount.
DeVell tries to roll over but Cool keeps him under control.
Cool not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Cool trying to control the action but DeVell is working from the bottom.
DeVell is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
DeVell is not content to let Cool control the position.
DeVell preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Cool wants to control but DeVell is keeping him busy.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Cool gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and DeVell counters with a straight right hand.
Cool needs to keep his hands up - DeVell had a free shot at his head there.
Cool misses with a takedown attempt
and DeVell cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Cool has his takedown stuffed
and DeVell makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


DeVell lands a two punch combo.
No luck for Cool with that takedown attempt.
It looked like DeVell was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Cool on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by DeVell!
DeVell is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by DeVell!
DeVell swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Cool.
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!
No luck for Cool with that takedown attempt.
Big Daddy Cool seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
DeVell lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Cool clinches up with DeVell and pushes him back against the cage.

Cool has clasped his hands together around DeVell's back... aaand, he's got a takedown into side control. Nicely done.
DeVell tries to bench press Cool off him but Cool keeps the position.
Cool working the ground and pound.
Cool in side control lands a decent elbow.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Cool works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Cool creates some space and throws a big elbow, but DeVell sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Cool trying to control the action but DeVell is working from the bottom.
Cool working the head and body with strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
DeVell is trying to get back to half guard.
You can see the frustration on DeVell's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Cool tries for a kimura but DeVell is defending well.
Cool has knee on belly and now moves to full mount! Trouble for DeVell!
DeVell wants to control but Cool is having none of it.
Cool wants to control the pace but DeVell is squirming around nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
DeVell is working to get back to half guard.
Cool has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Cool trying to control but DeVell is having none of it.
DeVell is bucking up trying to escape but Cool cracks him with another couple of good strikes.
DeVell is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Cool lands a heavy elbow.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd growing excited in anticipation of a finish here! Right on cue, Cool cracks his opponent with a massive right hand that draws loud cheers!
Cool is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. DeVell can't stay in a position like this for much longer.
DeVell is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
DeVell is in a horrible position here. Cool smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.
Cool prevents DeVell from getting the reversal.

Cool looking to secure an arm triangle but DeVell defends it well.
DeVell is working to get back to half guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
DeVell wants to hold on but Cool pushes him away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Big Daddy Cool will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. And we move into the final round!


DeVell throws an overhand right that lands on Cool's shoulder, as Cool tries to avoid the shot.

Cool shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. DeVell is trying to defend but Cool finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
DeVell tries to roll over but Cool keeps him under control.
DeVell is not content to let Cool control the position.

DeVell makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
DeVell throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Cool has his takedown stuffed
and DeVell connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donk. DeVell catches Cool right on the button with a cross.
Cool misses with a takedown attempt
letting DeVell counter with a right hand.
DeVell throws a series of strikes that have Cool backpedaling.
DeVell is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
DeVell connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Cool fails with a takedown attempt.
Trey DeVell has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Big Daddy Cool.
DeVell scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cool shoots in looking for a takedown but DeVell manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Cool's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
DeVell scores with a punch to the head.
DeVell misses with a series of wild punches.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

DeVell tries to keep at a distance but Cool has taken the fight into the clinch.
DeVell blocks a punch to the side of the head.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Cool.
DeVell is pressed up against the cage. Cool has hold of a leg and is looking to drag DeVell down to the mat. DeVell avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
DeVell lands an overhand right.
DeVell is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Cool can do to turn this around?

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Cool!
DeVell ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.

Cool feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.
DeVell wants to sweep but no luck.
Cool trying to control the position from guard on top but DeVell is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Cool is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Cool postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Cool throws a big right hand that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
DeVell is pulling down on Cool's head to control his posture.
Cool trying to control the position from guard on top but DeVell is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
DeVell misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Nice uppercut lands for DeVell. That snapped Cool's head back.
DeVell connects with a nice looking jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
DeVell lands with a cross.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 29:28
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 29:28
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Trey DeVell!
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
49%

 

Event: Checkmate Fight Night 3     
Date:   Feb 15, 2020

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Eli Dorado (ranked 5306 p4p, 491 weight class) and Dinh Truong Thien (ranked 5737 p4p, 515 weight class). The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

182 cm
23
182 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
164 cm
25
177 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Very strong
BJJ Blue Belt
Good kicks
Very confident

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Eli Dorado!
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 Rio de Janeiro, Dinh Truong Thien!
The judges for this bout are Albert Achterberg, Daniel Blasius and Saam Ante.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Truong Thien connects with a leg kick. Dorado looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Dorado throws a right and a left that both miss.
Truong Thien throws a quick inside leg kick.
Eli Dorado seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Dorado looks to throw the jab but Truong Thien is out of range.

Dorado shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Dorado showed some decent athleticism there.

Truong Thien kicks Dorado off and gets back to his feet.
Truong Thien slaps away a takedown attempt from Dorado, before circling back to the center of the mat.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Dorado gets a double leg takedown into Truong Thien's guard.
Dorado trying to control but Truong Thien is working from the bottom.
Truong Thien wants to get back to his feet but Dorado is in a dominant position and won't allow it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dorado slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Truong Thien keeping moving, preventing Dorado from controlling successfully.
Dorado is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Truong Thien wants to stand up but Dorado is controlling him.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.

Truong Thien clinches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Truong Thien scores with a shoulder strike.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Dorado misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Truong Thien has picked Dorado up - he's going for a ride! Truong Thien dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.
Dorado on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Dorado is looking for a sweep. Truong Thien is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Truong Thien throwing shots but Dorado is blocking nicely.
Dorado controlling the position for now.

Truong Thien is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Truong Thien not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Truong Thien is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Dorado is looking to get back to full guard here but Truong Thien has managed to pass to side control instead.
You can see the frustration on Dorado's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Dorado tries to buck Truong Thien off but Truong Thien is having none of it.

Truong Thien wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Dorado, who protects the arm well.
Dorado taking a bit of punishment here - Truong Thien scoring with strikes.
What's Dorado going to do here then? He's in a bit of a pickle.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dorado is looking to regain half guard here but Truong Thien keeps moving and retains side control.
Truong Thien postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Truong Thien prevents Dorado from escaping the position.

Truong Thien thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Truong Thien throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Dorado is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Truong Thien lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Dorado keeping control of the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dinh Truong Thien 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.


Dorado throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Truong Thien on the side of the head.

Dorado manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Truong Thien on his heels. He'll look to pass Truong Thien's guard now, I'm sure.

Truong Thien is scooting his butt against the cage and has managed to get back to his feet. Dorado presses him back against the cage, presumably looking to take the fight back to the mat.
Truong Thien makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Dorado has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Truong Thien after a bit of a struggle.
Truong Thien wants a takedown.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Dorado takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Dorado has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Truong Thien is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Truong Thien lands a right hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Truong Thien prevents the takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Eli Dorado. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Truong Thien lands an elbow inside that Dorado shrugs off.
Truong Thien is looking to take this one to the mat.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Truong Thien lands an elbow inside.

It looks like Eli Dorado has been cut.
Truong Thien prevents the takedown attempt.
Truong Thien is looking for a takedown.
Truong Thien goes for a takedown attempt but Dorado pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Truong Thien wants to clinch up but Dorado keeps it at a distance.
Dorado misses with an uppercut.

Dorado fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Truong Thien sprawls well initially but Dorado persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Dorado stops Truong Thien from getting back to his feet.
Truong Thien has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Truong Thien is breathing heavily.
Dorado controlling the action here.
Dorado working to pass to mount. He's got his hand pressing down on Truong Thien's thigh. Truong Thien counters though and makes it back to full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dorado not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Dorado prevents Truong Thien from getting back to his feet.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice sprawl there from Dorado as Truong Thien shoots in.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Dorado.
Dorado ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Dorado lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

Dorado drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Dorado tries to score with some ground and pound. Truong Thien controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Truong Thien stops Dorado from passing to mount.
Dorado is looking to take a break and control but Truong Thien is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
A lull in the action here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dorado will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
An elbow from Dorado crashes against the mat.
Truong Thien trying to remain calm as Dorado controls from the top position.
Sloppy strikes there by Dorado.
Dorado is trying to ground and pound but Truong Thien uses the momentary lack of control by Dorado to regain half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Eli Dorado will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Eli Dorado's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Dorado scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

Dorado looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Dorado is trying to control the action in half guard but Truong Thien is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Dorado controlling the action here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Truong Thien is looking to escape.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dorado sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Truong Thien has hold of Dorado's hands but Dorado slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Dorado is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Dorado looks to score some points with some ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Well, if Dorado is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Dinh Truong Thien has got the better of the ground game so far.
Dorado is stalling here. Truong Thien is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Dorado seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Truong Thien has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.
Dorado is trying to get back to half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dorado wants to control but Truong Thien postures up.
Dorado is looking to regain half guard here but Truong Thien keeps moving and retains side control.
Dorado wants to control but Truong Thien postures up.

Truong Thien is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Dorado has escaped the position, nice work there.
Dorado is looking to reverse the position.
Dorado avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Truong Thien.

That's four 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.
You can see the frustration on Dorado's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.

Truong Thien is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Dorado knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Truong Thien takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Dorado is looking for a sweep.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Dorado is not content to let Truong Thien control the position.

Truong Thien is trying to get an arm triangle but Dorado is defending well.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Dinh Truong Thien.
I think Truong Thien has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Albert Achterberg scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 28:29
Judge Saam Ante scores the fight 29:29

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Dinh Truong Thien!

A very excited looking Dinh Truong Thien 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.
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
34%

 

Event: Checkmate Fight Night 3     
Date:   Feb 15, 2020

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Bastian Berzerker (ranked 5491 p4p, 450 weight class) and Rocky Falcone (ranked 6352 p4p, 486 weight class). Rocky Falcone is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

188 cm
18
165 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
178 cm
22
163 lbs
3 - 3 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Basic striking
KO power
BJJ White Belt
Decent boxing
Granite chin

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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 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Bastian Berzerker!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Rocky Falcone!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Saam Ante and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Falcone moves out of range of the leg kick from Berzerker.
Berzerker scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.

Falcone dives in and scores a takedown into Berzerker's guard.
Berzerker trying to strike off his back.
Berzerker really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.

Berzerker escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Falcone gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Falcone is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.

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

Falcone stands over his opponent and dives in with a flying punch! Berzerker throws up his legs and catches Falcone in a triangle! Oh this looks tight! Falcone tries to escape but he's forced to tap! Wow, fantastic work there by Berzerker! That came out of nowhere!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Bastian Berzerker!
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
98%

 

Event: RRFC Fight Night 23     
Date:   Feb 15, 2020

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Rovi Flexner (ranked 4667 p4p, 468 weight class) and Awobe Mufasa (ranked 5715 p4p, 513 weight class). Rovi Flexner has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

182 cm
25
179 lbs
3 - 2 - 0
178 cm
23
182 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
Decent wrestler
Solid boxing
Good chin
BJJ White Belt
Good kicks
Very confident

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Rovi Flexner!
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, Awobe Mufasa!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, James Atkins and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mufasa delivers a nice body kick.
Nice straight punches there by Mufasa. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Mufasa.
A head kick misses from Mufasa.
Flexner scores with a sloppy right hand. Mufasa should have avoided that one.
Mufasa staying out of range there.
Mufasa is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Flexner loads up on a big right hand but Mufasa slips the punch.
Mufasa slips a straight right by Flexner.
Flexner looks to land a left hand but Mufasa moved out of range nicely.
A telegraphed right hand from Flexner misses the target.
Mufasa flicks out a counter leg kick but Flexner steps away.
Mufasa slips under a jab.
Mufasa is looking for the big counter here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Flexner loads up on a big right hand but Mufasa slips the punch.
Mufasa lands the left hand.
Flexner throws a hook but Mufasa avoids it easily.

Flexner closes the distance and clinches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Flexner.
Mufasa is trying to break the clinch but Flexner is controlling him.
Mufasa wants to get back to striking at distance but Flexner won't allow it.
Mufasa is trying to push Flexner away but Flexner has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Flexner tries to break the clinch but Mufasa is controlling the position.
Mufasa is trying to break the clinch but Flexner is controlling him.
Flexner slowing the pace effectively.
Flexner is trying to break the clinch but Mufasa has him pressed against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Mufasa keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Flexner's efforts to push away.
Mufasa is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Flexner slows down the pace here.
Flexner taking a break, stalling in the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Flexner lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Mufasa.
Mufasa is trying to break free.
Mufasa wants to break the clinch but can't.
A nice right hand lands inside from Flexner.
Mufasa is looking to control Flexner's arms but Flexner gets an underhook and turns him. Now Mufasa has his back to the cage.
A bit of stalling here from Flexner.
Flexner slows down the pace here.
Mufasa trying to stall but Flexner improves his position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Mufasa wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Flexner has him pressed against the cage.
Flexner controlling the action here for a moment.
Mufasa looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Mufasa wants to get back to striking at distance but Flexner won't allow it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mufasa lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
A decent looking cross lands there for Mufasa.
Mufasa lands with a hook. Flexner tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
A telegraphed right hand from Flexner misses the target.
Flexner throws a jab but it's blocked by Mufasa.
Mufasa is looking for the big counter here.
Mufasa scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Flexner misses with an uppercut.
Flexner misses with a hook
and Mufasa counters with an outside leg kick.
Rovi Flexner seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Flexner lands a really nice looking cross but Mufasa seems unphased.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mufasa lands with a right hand.
Flexner throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Mufasa sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A slow jab from Flexner misses its intended target.
Despite the aggression on Mufasa's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mufasa goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
A jab from Flexner misses.
Mufasa misses with the combination.
Flexner tries to move into range but Mufasa moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Flexner throws an overhand right that lands on Mufasa's shoulder, as Mufasa tries to avoid the shot.
Flexner blocks a jab.
Mufasa scoring well with a low kick there.
Flexner misses with a hook. Mufasa ducked under it nicely.
Flexner throws an off balance right hand
and Mufasa counters with an inside leg kick.
Awobe Mufasa seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Mufasa has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Flexner finds it's way round the side to connect with Mufasa's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mufasa rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Flexner moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Flexner misses with a hook. Mufasa ducked under it nicely.
Mufasa lands a glancing blow to the side of Flexner's head.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Flexner takes the fight into the clinch.

Flexner manages to break the clinch.
Flexner loads up on a big right hand but Mufasa slips the punch.

Mufasa tries to keep at a distance but Flexner has taken the fight into the clinch.
Flexner lands a nice uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Mufasa keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Flexner's efforts to push away.
Flexner wants to break the clinch but can't.
Flexner wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Mufasa has him pressed against the cage.
Mufasa is looking to control Flexner's arms but Flexner gets an underhook and turns him. Now Mufasa has his back to the cage.
Mufasa has had enough of the clinch but Flexner keeps him there for the moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Mufasa is looking to control Flexner's arms but Flexner gets an underhook and turns him. Now Mufasa has his back to the cage.
Mufasa wants to get back to striking at distance but Flexner won't allow it.
Flexner misses with a body punch.
Mufasa's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Mufasa is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Mufasa keeps control of Flexner as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Flexner lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Mufasa backwards.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Rovi Flexner will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Flexner looks to throw the jab but Mufasa is out of range.
Flexner throws a jab when Mufasa was well out of range.
Flexner takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Mufasa throws a series of punches but Flexner avoids them all with ease.
Flexner throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Flexner scores with a punch to the head.
Flexner misses with a looping left.

Flexner has taken the fight to the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Flexner slowing the pace effectively.
Flexner has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Flexner lands with a short head shot on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mufasa letting Flexner take a breather here.
Mufasa trying to control the position but instead, Flexner has worked for underhooks and has pushed Mufasa into the cage.
Mufasa's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Flexner is trying to push Mufasa away but Mufasa has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Mufasa prevents Flexner from breaking the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
The referee is keeping an eye on Flexner - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Stalling in the clinch from Flexner.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Flexner takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.

Flexner's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
A jab from Flexner misses.
Flexner throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Mufasa sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Flexner throws a jab but it's blocked by Mufasa.
Mufasa throws a nice looking combination but Flexner bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Mufasa throws a lazy right hand but Flexner sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Flexner scores with a hook.

Mufasa is rocked!

Flexner moves into the clinch.
Mufasa is still on wobbly legs! Can Flexner finish him?
Flexner stalling.
Flexner swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Mufasa is trying to stall.
Mufasa seems to have recovered his senses.
Mufasa is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Flexner has Mufasa pressed against the cage, preventing Mufasa from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Flexner tries to circle away but Mufasa has him pinned against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Flexner working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Flexner tries to circle away but Mufasa has him pinned against the cage.
Mufasa prevents Flexner from breaking the clinch.
Flexner creates some distance for himself and unleashes a massive uppercut that sends Mufasa's eyes rolling into the back of his head! Mufasa drops to his knees and Flexner pours it on with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:37 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Rovi Flexner!
During a confident post fight interview, Rovi Flexner thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: SMASH: Archer vs Kung     
Date:   Feb 15, 2020

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Keon Douglas (ranked 2879 p4p, 114 weight class) and Owen Bennett (ranked 3898 p4p, 143 weight class). Douglas's entrance music is Gangsters Paradise. A fine choice. Bennett has chosen Dont waste my time as his entrance music. Owen Bennett will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

193 cm
25
265 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
225 cm
25
300 lbs
1 - 2 - 0
Decent wrestler
Solid boxing
Granite chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter fighter
Tends to cut

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Keon Douglas!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Owen Bennett!
The judges for this bout are Ben Watson, Eliza Hachem and Topper Green.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Douglas throws a big shot that misses.
Douglas lands with an overhand left.

It looks like Owen Bennett has been cut.

Douglas rushes Bennett and presses him up against the cage.
Douglas stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Douglas misses with a punch on the inside.
Douglas throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bennett goes for a takedown in the clinch but Douglas prevents it.
Douglas swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Douglas avoiding damage.
Bennett blocks an uppercut.
Bennett is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Douglas takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Douglas pressing his opponent against the cage.
The crowd are getting pretty annoyed with Douglas for his constant stalling in the clinch and are voicing their displeasure.
Douglas lands a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Bennett is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Keon Douglas has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Owen Bennett.
Douglas lands a left hand.
Douglas tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Douglas digs a right hand underneath Bennett's ribcage. Bennett let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Bennett is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Douglas pulls him back up using the underhooks.
A body shot lands from Douglas.
Bennett blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Douglas gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Bennett.
Douglas digs a right hand underneath Bennett's ribcage. Bennett let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Bennett looks winded!
Bennett being controlled against the cage.
Douglas struggles to land a body shot inside as Bennett controls his hands.

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.
Bennett prevents a body shot from Douglas.
Douglas taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Bennett has Douglas pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Douglas manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Douglas gets underhooks to prevent Bennett's takedown attempt.
Douglas stalling the fight.
Douglas scores with a shot to the side of Bennett's head.
Bennett wants to take the fight to the mat but Douglas manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Bennett goes for a takedown attempt but Douglas pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Bennett is trying hard to land a takedown here. Douglas sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
A counter left hand to the body from Douglas misses its target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Keon Douglas dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Owen Bennett's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Douglas cracks Bennett with a big right hand that sees him stumbling back against the cage! Bennett falls to his knees and Douglas doesn't need a second invitatation - he rushes in and fires off several unanswered shots that force the referee to stop the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:05 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Keon Douglas!
Owen Bennett spoke after the fight, saying 'i think i deserved to win judges cant be trusted '.
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Event: APEX 7     
Date:   Feb 15, 2020

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Ben Sheeran (ranked 4262 p4p, 224 weight class) and Sean McCarthy (ranked 4442 p4p, 236 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

170 cm
22
143 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
176 cm
25
135 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Counter fighter
Cuts easily
Decent wrestler
Brawler
Likes musicals

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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 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Ben Sheeran!
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 London, Sean McCarthy!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, William Gold and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

McCarthy throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Sheeran was covering up waiting for the punch and McCarthy finishes the takedown easily into guard.
McCarthy throwing strikes but missing.

Sheeran had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. McCarthy defends it easily.

Sheeran looking for a guillotine here but McCarthy defends easily.
McCarthy really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Sheeran. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
McCarthy is in close to Sheeran's body, working some short punches and elbows.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sheeran can't keep his opponent in guard - McCarthy advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.

Sheeran actively working from the bottom here.
Sheeran is pressing down on McCarthy's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McCarthy is in close to Sheeran's body, working some short punches and elbows.
McCarthy working some strikes from top position.
McCarthy is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
McCarthy connects with a couple of short punches.
McCarthy has been taking part in the yoga sessions down at Cozad MMA London. Presumably he's going to look for a slick submission... Or maybe he's looking to avoid one.
McCarthy lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
McCarthy throws a big right hand that misses.
Sheeran working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from McCarthy.
Sheeran keeping moving, preventing McCarthy from controlling successfully.
Sheeran is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Sheeran is trying to control. McCarthy wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Sheeran is nestled in close to McCarthy, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
McCarthy is refusing to be controlled, as Sheeran sits in half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McCarthy is looking to improve his position.
McCarthy wants to get back to his feet.
Sheeran performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Sheeran wants to take a breather but McCarthy is having none of it.
Sheeran controlling the pace.
McCarthy is trying is best to control the position here.
McCarthy is trying to stand.
McCarthy is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sheeran thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed McCarthy's head.
Sheeran trying to mount his opponent but McCarthy defends it.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Nice takedown defense from Sheeran. No joy for McCarthy on that attempt.
McCarthy is trying hard to land a takedown here. Sheeran sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Sheeran keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sheeran changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.

McCarthy looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
McCarthy looks winded!
Sheeran is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

McCarthy avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Sheeran looking to hit a scissor sweep but McCarthy is one step ahead there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Sheeran looking for a guillotine here but McCarthy defends easily.

Sheeran is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
McCarthy is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Sheeran not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
McCarthy chips away with some ground and pound.

Sheeran is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
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 Ben Sheeran will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


McCarthy fails with the takedown.

Sheeran gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
McCarthy wants to control from the top but Sheeran keeps moving.

Sheeran escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. McCarthy gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McCarthy is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Sheeran wants to sweep here but McCarthy controlling him for the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McCarthy lands a couple of digs.
Sheeran bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in McCarthy's guard.

McCarthy tries to land a sweep but no joy.
McCarthy bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Sheeran's guard.

McCarthy keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Sheeran's head.
Sheeran looks to be in better condition than last time we saw him fight. Obviously he's been working hard on his cardio.

Sheeran is working actively from the bottom, looking for submissions. He's escaped his hips to the side and he's going for an armbar! McCarthy has his hands clasped together but Sheeran extends and breaks McCarthy's desperate grasp, forcing a tap out due to armbar! Nice BJJ displayed there by Sheeran.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:47 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Ben Sheeran!
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Event: SMASH: Bizih vs Boshank (NC)     
Date:   Feb 15, 2020

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jackson Tyrone (ranked 3498 p4p, 377 weight class) and Terence James Anderson (ranked 3818 p4p, 407 weight class). Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

187 cm
20
182 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
185 cm
25
193 lbs
3 - 2 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Dangerous knees
Big heart
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter fighter
Knockout power

Urban Fighter

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Jackson Tyrone!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Terence James Anderson!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, Bruno Lombardi and John Kavanagh.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Anderson lands a head kick!
Tyrone lands with a thumping leg kick.
Anderson takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Anderson misses with a head kick.
Anderson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tyrone can pounce on him.
Tyrone throws a head kick but Anderson moves out of range.
Tyrone throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Anderson.
Tyrone just misses with a punch to the body.
Tyrone misses with a body kick.
Tyrone checks a leg kick.
Some bone on bone action there as Anderson checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Anderson wants to counter with a clinch but Tyrone pushes him away.
Tyrone misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Tyrone throws a nice head kick!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A head kick misses from Tyrone.
Anderson tries a quick counter leg kick but Tyrone is wise to it.

Tyrone tries to keep at a distance but Anderson has taken the fight into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tyrone on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Anderson blocks the elbow strike.
Knees to the body from Tyrone.
Tyrone looking to throw knees to the head but Anderson is blocking nicely.
Anderson taking a breather.
Anderson looking to slow down the pace here.
Tyrone using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Anderson has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Tyrone lands a knee to the body.
Tyrone landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Anderson blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Tyrone misses with a knee to the head.
Tyrone tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Tyrone trying to land knees to the body.
Anderson misses with a knee to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone working Anderson over with knees to the body.
Anderson lands an elbow just above Tyrone 's eye.

It looks like Jackson Tyrone has been cut.
Tyrone landing knees to the body.
Anderson tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Anderson with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Tyrone tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Tyrone tries to land a knee to the head but Anderson blocks with his arms.
Tyrone throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Anderson blocks it with crossed arms.
Tyrone misses with a knee strike.
Anderson throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Anderson has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Tyrone seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Anderson can turn it around.
Anderson is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Anderson is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Tyrone is keeping busy.
Tyrone throws a knee to the head but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Anderson is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Anderson misses with an elbow strike.
Anderson blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Tyrone tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Tyrone using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Anderson has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Anderson pushes off an throws an elbow but Tyrone leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Anderson takes a knee right on the jaw!
Tyrone is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Tyrone tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Anderson takes a knee right on the jaw!
Tyrone looking to throw knees to the head but Anderson is blocking nicely.
Anderson creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Tyrone's defenses.
Anderson avoids the elbow strike from Tyrone, against the cage.
Tyrone tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Tyrone lands a nice knee to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Anderson on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Anderson trying to land knees to the body.
Anderson is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Tyrone is defending well for now.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Anderson takes a knee to the side of the body.
Anderson creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Anderson tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Tyrone avoids it.
Tyrone tries a knee to the head but Anderson blocks it.
Anderson dodges an elbow strike from Tyrone.
Tyrone throws a knee to the head but misses.
Anderson is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Tyrone is keeping busy.
Anderson creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Tyrone is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Anderson is defending well for now.
Anderson avoiding damage as Tyrone throws knees to the body.
Tyrone tries a knee to the head but Anderson blocks it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Anderson throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Anderson walks forward, straight into a front kick from Tyrone.
Tyrone throws a head kick that misses.
Tyrone throws a quick inside leg kick.
Tyrone throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Anderson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tyrone throws out the jab.
Tyrone throws a hook to the side of Anderson's head but Anderson sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Tyrone.

Anderson moves into the clinch.
Tyrone avoids the elbow strike from Anderson, against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tyrone blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Anderson misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Tyrone.
Tyrone blocks an elbow strike from Anderson.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Anderson in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Anderson throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Anderson will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Tyrone up against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tyrone trying to land knees to the body.
Anderson avoids the elbow strike from Tyrone, against the cage.
Tyrone is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Anderson is defending well for now.
Jackson Tyrone has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Tyrone misses with a knee strike.
Tyrone with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Tyrone misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Anderson.
Tyrone tries a knee to the head but Anderson blocks it.
Tyrone throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Anderson blocks it with crossed arms.
Anderson avoids a wild elbow strike from Tyrone.
Anderson trying to control the position but instead, Tyrone has worked for underhooks and has pushed Anderson into the cage.
Anderson stalling.
Tyrone avoids a wild elbow strike from Anderson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Tyrone with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Tyrone tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Tyrone tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Anderson avoids it.
Tyrone with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Tyrone tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Tyrone misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Anderson.
Tyrone throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Anderson blocks it with crossed arms.
Anderson trying to land knees to the body.
Anderson misses with a knee strike.
With the fighters up against the cage, Tyrone throws an elbow but misses.
Tyrone is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tyrone throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Anderson blocks it with crossed arms.
Tyrone pushes off an throws an elbow but Anderson leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Anderson missing with knees to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Anderson slowing the pace effectively.
Anderson avoids the elbow strike from Tyrone, against the cage.
Anderson misses with a knee strike.
Anderson misses with an elbow strike.
Tyrone connects with a nasty looking knee right to Anderson's face.
Tyrone lands a knee to the body.
Tyrone unloads a knee to the mid-section. Anderson lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Tyrone lands a good knee to the midsection. Anderson won't want to take too many of those.
Tyrone landing knees to the head.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Tyrone tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Tyrone takes a knee to the side of the body.
Anderson is trying to maintain a safe position but Tyrone gets an underhook and turns Anderson into the cage.
Tyrone scores a nice knee to the body.
Anderson trying to stall but Tyrone improves his position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Anderson takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Anderson misses with a knee to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tyrone dodges an elbow strike from Anderson.
Anderson misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Tyrone.
Tyrone avoiding damage as Anderson throws knees to the body.
Tyrone with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Anderson is trying to stall.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Tyrone just misses with a elbow thrown towards Anderson's brow.
Tyrone misses with an elbow strike.
A knee to the head by Tyrone.
Tyrone throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Tyrone throws an elbow but it's blocked.
A knee to the head by Tyrone.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jackson Tyrone dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Jackson Tyrone's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Anderson throws a sloppy head kick and Tyrone moves out of range easily.
Anderson throws a sloppy head kick and Tyrone moves out of range easily.
Anderson checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Jackson Tyrone seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Anderson moves into the clinch.
Tyrone looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Anderson tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Anderson stalling in the clinch but Tyrone improves position.
Anderson tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Anderson misses with an elbow over the top.
Tyrone avoids the elbow strike from Anderson, against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tyrone connects with a nasty looking knee right to Anderson's face.
Anderson blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Tyrone misses with a hook to the ribs.
Anderson throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Tyrone unloads a knee to the mid-section. Anderson lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Tyrone is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Anderson can do to turn this around?

That's one minute gone in the round.
Anderson blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Tyrone looking to throw knees to the head but Anderson is blocking nicely.
Anderson misses with a knee strike.
Anderson takes a knee to the side of the body.
Tyrone throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Tyrone tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Anderson lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Tyrone scores with a knee to the head.
Tyrone avoiding damage as Anderson throws knees to the body.
Anderson with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Anderson missing with knees to the body.
Tyrone is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Anderson is defending well for now.
Anderson blocks the elbow strike.
Anderson landing some nice looking knees to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Anderson avoids it.
Tyrone with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Anderson tries to land a knee to the head but Tyrone blocks with his arms.
Knees in the clinch landing for Tyrone.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tyrone misses with a knee strike.
Anderson stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Tyrone tries a knee to the head but Anderson blocks it.
Anderson takes a knee right on the jaw!
Tyrone tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Anderson lands an elbow just above Tyrone 's eye.
Anderson displaying some good clinch control by pressing Tyrone up against the cage.
Tyrone throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Anderson blocks it with crossed arms.
Jackson Tyrone is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Anderson will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Tyrone up against the cage.
Tyrone scores a nice knee to the body.
Anderson is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Anderson missing with knees to the body.
Anderson blocks the elbow strike.
Tyrone throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Anderson blocks it with crossed arms.
Anderson with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Anderson managing to block the knees to the body from Tyrone.
Anderson using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Tyrone has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Anderson managing to block the knees to the body from Tyrone.
Tyrone tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Anderson avoids it.
Anderson tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Tyrone avoids it.
Tyrone with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Anderson pushes off an throws an elbow but Tyrone leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Tyrone missing with knees to the body.
Tyrone blocks an elbow strike.
Terence James Anderson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Anderson throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Jackson Tyrone.
Well Tyrone has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight 30:27
Judge Bruno Lombardi scores the fight 30:27
Judge John Kavanagh scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jackson Tyrone!
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hype
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RATING
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